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Nations and Citizens in Yugoslavia and the Post-Yugoslav States: One Hundred Years of Citizenship

by Igor ¿¿tiks

Between 1914 and the present day the political makeup of the Balkans has relentlessly changed, following unpredictable shifts of international and internal borders. Between and across these borders various political...


OASIS n. 21, June 2015

by Fondazione Internazionale Oasis

The current crisis has grown out of a long century of renewal and closure. Lessons from the past and today’s debate. OASIS Year XI - n. 21 - June 2015 - The Long Century of Islam - Martino Diez - How ‘Abduh’s...


Texas Mexican Americans and Postwar Civil Rights

by Maggie Rivas-Rodríguez

After World War II, Mexican American veterans returned home to lead the civil rights struggles of the fifties, sixties, and seventies. Many of their stories have been recorded by the Voces Oral History Project...


Boomer Babes

by Rosemary Rogers & Linda Stasi

Are you going to allow your waist to expand and your mind to narrow without a struggle? You, who marched against war and launched the sexual revolution? You, slip into midlife without so much as a backward glance?...


The Selfie Vote

by Kristen Soltis Anderson

Whether it's the rise of craft beer and ride-sharing apps, the decline of unions, or the emergence of selfies, cultural and consumer trends that define the millennial generation can tell us surprising things...


The Other Serious

by Christy Wampole

An original collection of incandescent cultural criticism, both experimental and personal, full of pragmatic advice for how to live a considered, joyful existence in our era of screen living and hipster irony,...


The Cherokee Kid: Will Rogers, Tribal Identity, and the Making of an American Icon

by Amy M. Ware

The ways the Cherokee Nation's stories, arts, technologies, and history influenced the work of one of the United States' most prominent celebrities: Will Rogers (1879-1935). The Cherokee Kid makes clear that...


Criminal Sociology

by Enrico Ferri

A new departure in science is a simple phenomenon of nature, determined in its origin and progress, like all such phenomena, by conditions of time and place. Attention must be drawn to these conditions at the...


Artifacts and Allegiances: How Museums Put the Nation and the World on Display

by Peggy Levitt

What can we learn about nationalism by looking at a country's cultural institutions? How do the history and culture of particular cities help explain how museums represent diversity? Artifacts and Allegiances...


Is God Back?: Reconsidering the New Visibility of Religion

by Titus Hjelm

Is God Back? Reconsidering the New Visibility of Religion examines the shifting boundary between religion and the public sphere in Europe and the Middle East. Asking what the 'new visibility of religion' means...


Modern Romance

by Aziz Ansari & Eric Klinenberg

Now a New York Times Bestseller

A hilarious, thoughtful, and in-depth exploration of the pleasures and perils of modern romance from one of this generation’s sharpest comedic voices

At some point, every one...


The Battle for Yellowstone: Morality and the Sacred Roots of Environmental Conflict: Morality and the Sacred Roots of Environmental Conflict

by Justin Farrell

Yellowstone holds a special place in America’s heart. As the world’s first national park, it is globally recognized as the crown jewel of modern environmental preservation. But the park and its surrounding...


Intelligent Disobedience: Doing Right When What You're Told to Do Is Wrong

by Ira Chaleff & Philip Zimbardo

When It's Smart to Say No

Nearly every week we read about a tragedy or scandal that could have been prevented if individuals had said no to ill-advised or illegitimate orders. In this timely book, Ira Chaleff...


On the Cusp: From Population Boom to Bust

by Charles S. Pearson

For much of its history, human population growth increased at a glacial pace. The demographic rate only soared about 200 years ago, climaxing between the years 1950 and 2000. In that 50-year span, the population...


Fearless Girls, Wise Women, and Beloved Sisters: Heroines in Folktales from Around the World

by Kathleen Ragan

One hundred great folk tales and fairy tales from all over the world about strong, smart, brave heroines. A definitive sourcebook of folktales and fairytales and the first of its kind to feature a variety of...


Pot Culture: The A-Z Guide to Stoner Language and Life

by Shirley Halperin & Steve Bloom

Do you know the difference between burning one and Burning Man? Does using the name Marley as an adjective make total sense to you? Do you chuckle to yourself when the clock strikes 4:20? Are you convinced that...


Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890-1920

by Kevin McGruder

Through the lens of real estate transactions from 1890 to 1920, Kevin McGruder offers an innovative perspective on Harlem’s history and reveals the complex interactions between whites and African Americans...


Talking About Torture: How Political Discourse Shapes the Debate

by Jared Del Rosso

When the photographs depicting torture at Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison were released in 2004, U.S. politicians attributed the incident to a few bad apples in the American military, exonerated high-ranking members...


Women's Work: The First 20,000 Years Women, Cloth, and Society in Early Times

by Elizabeth Wayland Barber

"A fascinating history of . . . [a craft] that preceded and made possible civilization itself." —New York Times Book Review New discoveries about the textile arts reveal women's unexpectedly influential role...


Social Sustainability HANDBOOK for Community-Builders

by Daniel Raphael

Social Sustainability HANDBOOK for Community-Builders clearly describes the two sub-divisions of sustainability. Material sustainability is quantity-object based. Social Sustainability.is quality-value based....