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Faith-Based Policy: A Litmus Test for Understanding Contemporary America

by John Chandler

John Chandler’s Faith-Based Policy: A Litmus Test for Understanding Contemporary America provides insight into the faith-based policies of George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Chandler argues that the faith-based...


The Fantasy of Globalism: The Latin American Neo-Baroque

by John V. Waldron

My book draws on studies shows how the neo-baroque can be understood as a strategy that allows artists in Latin America and the Caribbean to rearticulate the imperial, colonialist gaze of globalization.


The Geopolitical Power Shift in the Indo-Pacific Region: America, Australia, China, and Triangular Diplomacy in the Twenty-First Century

by Randall Doyle

As the twenty-first century progresses, the Indo-Pacific theater is experiencing an unprecedented transformation involving economic development, military build-ups, political reforms, social changes, and technological...


Myth Performance in the African Diasporas: Ritual, Theatre, and Dance

by Benita Brown, Dannabang Kuwabong & Christopher Olsen

This book examines the concept and practice of myth performance in African Diaspora dramas and dances. These six essays chart a new path that enriches and enhances the understanding of African diaspora myth...


Historical Dictionary of World War I Intelligence

by Nigel West

The Historical Dictionary of World War I Intelligence relates this history through a chronology, an introductory essay, an appendix, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 400 hundred...


On Christendom's Far Shore: The United States and the Western Tradition

by James Larry Hood

Hood explores the traditional western (Judeo-Christian) faith in God and the West’s once common understanding of the natural order and the nature and destiny of man. He explains how the United States is currently...


The Jonathan Presidency: The First Year

by John A. Ayoade, Adeoye A. Akinsanya & Olatunde J. B. Ojo

The Jonathan Presidency provides a comprehensive and unique analysis of the tenure of Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan. The Jonathan Presidency analyzes the ability of the featured Nigerian politicians to...


Reverie and Reality: Poetry on Travel by Late Imperial Chinese Women

by Yanning Wang

Reverie and Reality investigates late imperial Chinese gentry women’s poems on travel ranging from the seventeenth century to the early twentieth century.These poems written by groups of women after they “stepped...


Shifting Perceptions of Migration in Senegalese Literature, Film, and Social Media

by Mahriana Rofheart

Shifting Perceptions of Migration in Senegalese Literature, Film, and Social Media takes a multimedia approach to examining representations of emigration from Senegal through the analysis of novels, films, hip-hop...


A Change in Worlds on the Sino-Tibetan Borderlands: Politics, Economies, and Environments in Northern Sichuan

by Jack Patrick Hayes

This study of Sino-Tibetan northern Sichuan provides a framework for understanding changes in western China’s landscape and among its indigenous populations from late imperial to contemporary times. It highlights...


Geographies of Dance: Body, Movement, and Corporeal Negotiations

by Olaf Kuhlke, Adam Pine & Frances Bronet

This book is the first comprehensive examination of the relationship between dance and geography. It includes articles from geographers, anthropologists, dance historians, architects, and urban planners and...


Nations in Transit 2013: Democratization from Central Europe to Eurasia

by Freedom House

Since 1995, Freedom House’s Nations in Transit series has monitored the status of democratic change from Central Europe to Eurasia, pinpointing the region’s greatest reform opportunities and challenges for...


Native Americans on Network TV: Stereotypes, Myths, and the "Good Indian"

by Michael Ray FitzGerald

This book argues that the US is a great colonial power and that this is clearly evident in network television’s treatment of minorities and colonized peoples. This book argues that televised representations...


A Concise History of U.S. Foreign Policy

by Joyce P. Kaufman

Now in a fully updated edition, this compact and accessible introduction offers a historical perspective on the evolution of U.S. foreign policy from the founding to the present. Joyce P. Kaufman provides students...


Champions for Peace: Women Winners of the Nobel Peace Prize

by Judith Hicks Stiehm

Only fifteen women have won the Nobel Prize for Peace since it was first awarded in 1901. In this compelling book, Judith Stiehm narrates these women’s varied lives in fascinating detail. The second edition...


The US Constitution Anti-Federalist Edition

by Various

Collected here in one volume is the United States Constitution, with all of the Amendments, and seven important Ant-Federalist papers by writers such as Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams, and George Clinton. The Anti-Federalists...


African Anarchism

by Sam Mbah & Chaz Bufe

African Anarchism covers a wide range of topics, including anarchistic elements in traditional African socieites, African communalism, Africa's economic and political development, the lintering social, political,...


American Cultural Patterns: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Obama - President & Kahuna? : About A Man Making Music that Wasn´t There Before

by Erich J. Kreutzer

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This book is no political book. It explains in its first part the ancient Polynesian traditions of Huna and its Seven Principles, Ho´oponopono, Ohana, Talk-Story and Dragon-Dreaming and shows how...


On the State of Lunacy and the Legal Provision

by John T. Arlidge

"On the State of Lunacy and the Legal Provision for the Insane, with Observations on the Construction and Organization of Asylum" is an essay concerning the law and the insane by John T. Arlidge.