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Why Progressive Cities Fight Innovation

by Jared Meyer

Technology continues to unlock new ways for Americans to live and work. To illustrate these changes, this broadside explores the promise of online platforms such as Uber and Airbnb. Unfortunately, instead of...


The Cemeteries of New Orleans

by Peter B. Dedek

In The Cemeteries of New Orleans, Peter B. Dedek reveals the origins and evolution of the Crescent City’s world-famous necropolises, exploring both their distinctive architecture and their cultural impact....


Egyptian Revolutions

by Amal Treacher Kabesh

The socio-political context of Egypt is full of the affectual burdens of history. The revolutions of both 1952 and 2011 proclaimed that the oppressive, colonial past had been overthrown decisively. So why has...


Island Genres, Genre Islands

by Ralph Crane & Lisa Fletcher

'Island Genres, Genre Islands' moves the debate about literature and place onto new ground by exploring the island settings of bestsellers. Through a focus on four key genres—crime fiction, thrillers, popular...


Refinery Town: Big Oil, Big Money, and the Remaking of an American City

by Steve Early & Bernie Sanders

The People vs. Big Oil—how a working-class company town harnessed the power of local politics to reclaim their community

Home to one of the largest oil refineries in the state, Richmond, California, was once...


The Life and Work of John C. Campbell

by Olive Dame Campbell & Elizabeth M. Williams

John C. Campbell (1867--1919) is widely considered to be a pioneer in the objective study of the complex world of Appalachian mountaineers. Thanks to a grant from the Russell Sage Foundation, Campbell traveled...


Le Cri du public

by Daniel Droixhe

L'évolution de la société liégeoise aux 18e et 19e siècles

Que peuvent nous apprendre les prédictions de l’Almanach de Mathieu Laensbergh en matière d’éveil aux idées des Lumières, au XVIIIe siècle...


Ensnared by AIDS

by David K. Beine

How people make sense of illness is, in part, culturally determined. Existing community beliefs and presuppositions are organized as cultural models, which “make meaning” of new situations such as the HIV/AIDS...


The True Dream: Indictment of the Shiite clerics of Isfahan, an English translation with facing Persian text

by Ali-Asghar Seyed-Gohrab & Sen McGlinn

The True Dream is a Persian satirical drama set in Isfahan in the lead up to Iran's Constitutional Revolution of 1905-11. Although its three authors hail from the clerical class, they criticize the arrogance,...


Consuming Identity

by Ashli Quesinberry Stokes & Wendy Atkins-Sayre

Southerners love to talk food, quickly revealing likes and dislikes, regional preferences, and their own delicious stories. Because the topic often crosses lines of race, class, gender, and region, food supplies...


Arming Asia: Technonationalism and its Impact on Local Defense Industries

by Richard Bitzinger

Bitzinger examines the phenomenon of attempted self-reliance in arms production within Asia, and assesses the extent of success in balancing this independence with the growing requirements of next-generation...


Development and Social Policy: The Win-Win Strategies of Developmental Social Policy

by Christian Aspalter & Kenny Teguh Pribadi

In recent years, government and policymakers around the world have shifted their attention away from money-oriented, supply-side economics to institutional economics and people-oriented social and economic development....


Devils Walking: Klan Murders along the Mississippi in the 1960s

by Stanley Nelson & Greg Iles

After midnight on December 10, 1964, in Ferriday, Louisiana, African American Frank Morris awoke to the sound of breaking glass. Outside his home and shoe shop, standing behind the shattered window, Klansmen...


The Small Gulf States: Foreign and Security Policies before and after the Arab Spring

by Khalid S. Almezaini & Jean-Marc Rickli

Small states are often believed to have been resigned to the margins of international politics. However, the recent increase in the number of small states has increased their influence and forced the international...


Space, Politics, and Cultural Representation in Modern China: Cartographies of Revolution

by Enhua Zhang

Regarding revolution as a spatial practice, this book explores modes of spatial construction in modern China through a panoramic overview of major Chinese revolutionary events and nuanced analysis of cultural...


Rethinking South China Sea Disputes: The Untold Dimensions and Great Expectations

by Katherine Hui-Yi Tseng

The proposed book draws on the on-going South China Sea dispute, and the multifaceted challenges wrought by the South China Sea issue that requires an inter-disciplinary perspective. It employs legal-analytical...


Presidentialism in Turkey: Instability and Change

by Serap Gur

Parliamentarism has been a presiding characteristic of the Turkish political tradition since the 1876 Ottoman constitution. In 1923, with the founding of the Turkish Republic, modern parliamentarism was implemented...


Expressions of Place

by John R. Kemp

Expressions of Place embarks on a journey across the rural and urban landscapes of Louisiana via the talents of thirty-seven artists located all around the state. Many are acclaimed professionals whose paintings...


SOUTHERN LIVING: Best Fall Recipes: 129 New Classics, Including Casseroles, Soups & Stews

by The Editors of Southern Living

As the leaves begin to change color, and the temperature starts to drop, our thoughts turn to all of the delicious comfort foods that fall brings - from rich casseroles, delicious soups and stews, to delicious...


The United Arab Emirates: Power, Politics and Policy-Making

by Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Led by Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the UAE has become deeply embedded in the contemporary system of international power, politics, and policy-making. Only an independent state since 1971, the seven emirates that constitute...