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In the Footsteps of Abraham Ulrikab: The Events of 1880-1881

by France Rivet

In August 1880, Abraham and seven other Inuit, aged from 9 months to 50 years old, were recruited by Norwegian Johan Adrian Jacobsen to become the latest exotic attraction in Carl Hagenbeck's ethnographic shows....


Black Oxford: The Untold Stories of Oxford University's Black Scholars

by Pamela Roberts

Oxford University has attracted and produced many of the world's most original thinkers over the centuries. It boasts heads of states, academics, writers, actors, scientists, philosophers and many other luminaries...


A Strand of Hope: America's DNA

by Ruth Cooper

Long before the cold winter at Valley Forge, to the bleak grayness of 9-11, there have been many times when it seemed all hope was lost. Woven throughout the history of America, an unbreakable strand of hope...


I Belong Only to Myself: The Life and Writings of Leda Rafanelli

by Andrea Pakieser

The life and words of an Italian feminist and firebrand.


What's God Got to Do with It?

by W. T. Jeffrey

"What's God Got to Do with It?" presents compelling evidence from the bible as well as science that the idea of god is a human invention. W.T. Jeffrey brings professionalism and compassion together to help readers...


Stand By Your Manhood

by Peter Lloyd

Men are brilliant. Being a man is brilliant. Seriously, it is. Except for penile dysmorphia, circumcision, paying the bill, becoming a weekend father, critics who’ve been hating on us for, well, pretty much...


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...


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...


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


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...


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,...


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,...


Women in Weimar Fashion

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....


Jewish Rhetorics: History, Theory, Practice

by Michael Bernard-Donals & Janice W. Fernheimer

Addresses the plurality of Jewish approaches to rhetoric and traditions from ancient times to the present day


Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity

by Robert Beachy

An unprecedented examination of the ways in which the uninhibited urban sexuality, sexual experimentation, and medical advances of pre-Weimar Berlin created and molded our modern understanding of sexual orientation...


Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice

by Melvin Delgado

Because researchers often treat baby boomers of color as belonging to one group, quality data on the individual status of specific racial populations is lacking, leading to insufficiently designed programs,...


The Problem With Immigrants

by Derek Laud

In modern Britain, barely a day goes by without a politician, pundit, paper or pub-goer launching into a tirade about ‘the problem with immigrants’ and what should be done to tackle it. High unemployment,...


Strange Foods

by Jerry Hopkins & Michael Freeman

In this gastrological romp, Jerry Hopkins, shares tales of gustatory tidbits from six continents. Weaving history and autobiography, Hopkins regales with an array of startling facts about the world's eating...


Mothers of the Nations: Indigenous Mothering as Global Resistance, Reclaiming and Recovery

by Dawn Memee Lavell-Harvard & Kim Anderson

The voices of Indigenous women world-wide have long been silenced by colonial oppression and institutions of patriarchal dominance. Recent generations of powerful Indigenous women have begun speaking out so...


Children of Afghanistan: The Path to Peace

by Jennifer Heath & Ashraf Zahedi

The first comprehensive look at youth living in a country attempting to rebuild itself after three decades of civil conflict, Children of Afghanistan relies on the research and fieldwork of twenty-one experts...