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War, Nationalism and Peasants: Java Under the Japanese Occupation, 1942-45: Java Under the Japanese Occupation, 1942-45

by Shigeru Sato

A comprehensive analysis of the Japanese occupation of Java. The book explores the human drama that cannot be simply explained in terms of nationalism and fascism. The totality of Indonesian society is addressed,...


Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements

Toons in Toyland: The Story of Cartoon Character Merchandise

by Tim Hollis

A look at the way cartoons dominated the magic of merchandising


An Unspoken Hunger

by Terry Tempest Williams

Williams weaves her observations in the naturalist field and her personal experience--as a woman, a Westerner, and a Mormon--into a resonant manifesto on behalf of the landscapes she loves, making clear as well...


No Matter How Loud I Shout: A Year in the Life of Juvenile Court

by Edward Humes

Now updated with a new introduction and afterword, this award-winning examination of the nation’s largest juvenile criminal justice system in Los Angeles by a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist is “an important...


Backstairs Billy

by Tom Quinn

From humble beginnings as a shopkeeper’s son in Coventry to ‘Page of the Backstairs’ at Clarence House, William Tallon, or ‘Backstairs Billy’ as he came to be known, always knew he was destined for a...


Fingerprinting the Iron Age: Approaches to identity in the European Iron Age: Integrating South-Eastern Europe into the debate

by Catalin Nicolae Popa & Simon Stoddart

Archaeology has long dealt with issues of identity, and especially with ethnicity, with modern approaches emphasising dynamic and fluid social construction. The archaeology of the Iron Age in particular has...


Death and Changing Rituals: Function and meaning in ancient funerary practices

by J. Rasmus Brandt, Håkon Ingvaldsen & Marina Prusac

The forms by which a deceased person may be brought to rest are as many as there are causes of death. In most societies the disposal of the corpse is accompanied by some form of celebration or ritual which may...


Prodigal Father Wayward Son: A Roadmap to Reconciliation

by Sam Keen & Gifford Keen

Written by best selling author Sam Keen and his son Gifford, Prodigal Father, Wayward Son is a warm and engaging book on masculinity, and a compelling and dynamic invitation for readers to recall the pivotal...


Realisation-from Seeing to Understanding: The Origins of Art

by Julian Spalding

How our changing world view, from a flat earth to a spinning planet, has affected our attitudes, architecture and art.


Women of the Mountain South: Identity, Work, and Activism

by Connie Park Rice & Marie Tedesco

Scholars of southern Appalachia have tended to focus their research on men, particularly white men. While there have been a few important studies of Appalachian women, no one book has offered a broad overview...


We Are Coming Home: Repatriation and the Restoration of Blackfoot Cultural Confidence

by Gerald T. Conaty, Allan Pard & Robert R. Janes

In 1990, Gerald Conaty was hired as senior curator of ethnology at the Glenbow Museum, with the particular mandate of improving the museum's relationship with Aboriginal communities. That same year, the Glenbow...


Ireland's Invasion of the World

by Miki Garcia

For much of Ireland's history her people have been emigrating and the Irish Diaspora today is estimated to be over 100 million people, fifteen times the current population of Ireland. For the most part they...


Jane Eyre's Sisters: How Women Live and Write the Heroine's Story

by Jody Gentian Bower

Ever since women in the West first started publishing works of fiction, they have written about a heroine who must wander from one place to another as she searches for a way to live the life she wants to live,...


SLUT: A Play and Guidebook for Combating Sexism and Sexual Violence

by Meg McInerney, Katie Cappiello & Jennifer Baumgardner

A riveting, true-to-life play and provocative essays examine rape and bullying culture, offering resources for survivors and bystanders.


International Migration and Ethnic Relations: Critical Perspectives

by Magnus Dahlstedt & Anders Neergaard

Each day, in so many aspects of daily life, we are reminded of the significance of migration and ethnicity. This book is a critical contribution to the understanding of the phenomena of migration and ethnicity,...


Islamism and Globalisation in Jordan: The Muslim Brotherhood's Quest for Hegemony

by Daniel Atzori

This book explores the activities of the local Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan. It examines how the Brotherhood, working to establish an alternative social, political and moral order through a network of Islamic...


Asia and the Future of Football: The Role of the Asian Football Confederation

by Ben Weinberg

Football is the most popular sport in the world. Globalisation and commercialisation of the game, however, have created new conflicts and challenges. This book explores the role of the Asian Football Confederation...


Cities in South Asia

by Crispin Bates & Minoru Mio

Globalisation has long historical roots in South Asia, but economic liberalisation has led to uniquely rapid urban growth in South Asia during the past decade. This book brings together a multidisciplinary collection...


European Citizenship and Social Integration in the European Union

by Jürgen Gerhards & Holger Lengfeld

Since 2008, the European Union has been affected by one of the most severe crises in the history of Europe. This book builds on the work of Jürgen Habermas to answer the key question: is Europe strong enough...