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Cultural Security: Evaluating the Power of Culture in International Affairs

by Erik Nemeth

Over the past two centuries, abuse of antiquities and fine art has evolved from the “spoils of war” into a medium for conducting terrorism which strives to erase the cultural heritage of “the other”....


The Edinburgh Collection: Traditions of Edinburgh , Peter's Letters to his Kinfolk, Edinburgh: Picturesque Notes

by Robert Chambers, John Gibson Lockhart & R. L. Stevenson

A collection of three classic works depicting Edinburgh in the 19th century. A mix of fiction and non-fiction bundled by subject matter rather than author, the books create a compelling trilogy. "Palimpsest's...


Schooling Jim Crow: The Fight for Atlanta's Booker T. Washington High School and the Roots of Black Protest Politics

by Jay Winston Jr. Driskell

In 1919 the NAACP organized a voting bloc powerful enough to compel the city of Atlanta to budget $1.5 million for the construction of schools for black students. This victory would have been remarkable in any...


Applying Theory to Generalist Social Work Practice

by Carol L. Langer & Cynthia Lietz

The social worker's guide to integrating theory and practice

Applying Theory to Generalist Social Work Practice teaches aspiring social workers how to apply theory in real world practice. Fully aligned with the...


Suicide of the West: An Essay on the Meaning and Destiny of Liberalism

by James Burnham

James Burnham’s 1964 classic, Suicide of the West, remains a startling account on the nature of the modern era. It offers a profound, in depth analysis of what is happening in the world today by putting into...


Laboratory Earth: The Planetary Gamble We Can't Afford To Lose

by Steven H. Schneider

World-renowned scientist and author Stephen H. Schneider depicts the next one hundred years as a potentially perilous period for climate and life—unless we citizens of Earth first recognize and then work to...


Lying in Wait: Ann Rule's Crime Files: Vol.17

by Ann Rule

Ann Rule presents another collection of fascinating and disturbing true-crime stories—drawn from her real-life personal files—in this seventeenth volume in the #1 New York Times bestselling Crime Files series....


The Domestication of Language: Cultural Evolution and the Uniqueness of the Human Animal

by Daniel Cloud

Language did not evolve only in the distant past. Our shared understanding of the meanings of words is ever-changing, and we make conscious, rational decisions about which words to use and what to mean by them...


Between the Tides: A Fascinating Journey Among the Kamoro of New Guinea

by David Pickell & Kal Muller

Between the Tides offers a compelling mix of storytelling, history, natural history, politics, and culture. David Pickell brings warmth and intelligence to his subject, and Kal Muller's photographs are surprising...


Spaces of Governmentality: Autonomous Migration and the Arab Uprisings

by Martina Tazzioli

This book explores migrants’ movements and struggles taking place in the aftermath of the Arab Revolutions and examines how they impact the European space.


Leading the inclusive city: Place-based innovation for a bounded planet

by Robin Hambleton

This engaging book argues that imaginative place-based leadership can enable citizens to shape the urban future while advancing social justice, promoting care for the environment and bolstering community empowerment....


The Italian Americans: A History

by Maria Laurino

This gorgeous companion book to the PBS series illuminates an important, overlooked part of American history. In this richly researched, beautifully designed and illustrated volume, Maria Laurino strips away...


The Port Royal Experiment: A Case Study in Development

by Kevin Dougherty

An examination of the emancipated islands of the Carolina coast and how their history sheds light on the difficulties of nation building


Caught: The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics

by Marie Gottschalk

The huge prison buildup of the past four decades has few defenders today, yet reforms to reduce the number of people in U.S. jails and prisons have been remarkably modest. Meanwhile, a carceral state has sprouted...


Headscarf: The Day Turkey Stood Still

by Richard Peres

"Headscarved women are here, they are not going away, and they are maybe growing in number and they want to participate in public life," Merve Kavakci, 2010. Can the wearing of an Islamic headscarf ever be reconciled...


2012 VDare.com Anthology

by VDare Foundation

VDARE.COM 2012 Anthology featuring articles and blog posts from VDare.com. Featuring: Romney's White Share Fell Short Of 2010, So He Lost, by Peter Brimelow; John Derbyshire On Fathers, Daughters-And Uncle Reality:...


Lessons and Beliefs: Searching for Love In the Gay World

by Mark Tedesco

Beginning with beliefs and ending with lessons, Mark Tedesco's latest journey takes the reader on a ride through the search for love in the gay world. Sometimes a roller coaster and other times a gentle ride,...


Women in Weimar Fashion: Discourses and Displays in German Culture, 1918-1933

by Mila Ganeva

In the Weimar Republic, fashion was not only manipulated by the various mass media -- film, magazines, advertising, photography, and popular literature -- but also emerged as a powerful medium for women's self-expression....


The Development State: Aid, Culture & Civil Society in Tanzania

by Maia Green

How has development affected the practices of the state in Africa? How has the development state become the basis of social organisation? How do Tanzanians position themselves to obtain aid money to effect change...


Medievalism: Key Critical Terms

by Elizabeth Emery & Richard Utz

The discipline of medievalism has produced a great deal of scholarship acknowledging the "makers" of the Middle Ages: those who re-discovered the period from 500 to 1500 by engaging with its cultural works,...