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Against The Age (Routledge Revivals): An Introduction to William Morris

by Peter Faulkner

Students new to the work of William Morris will find the full range of his achievements covered in this reissue of Peter Faulkner's excellent biography, first published in 1980. The author has carefully placed...


The Blessed Human Race: Essays on Reconsideration

by George Jochnowitz

Professor George Jochnowitz and his daughter Miriam were teaching in China at the time of the Tiananmen Massacre in 1989. The experience drastically changed the author's way of thinking about Marxism. Professor...


The Human Tradition in Premodern China

by Kenneth J. Hammond, Anthony Deblasi & Ina Asim

The Human Tradition in Premodern China is a collection of biographical essays revealing the variety and complexity of human experience in China from the earliest historical times to the dawn of the modern age....


John Quincy Adams

by Lynn Hudson Parsons

In this concise biography, Parsons masterfully chronicles the dramatic and prolific career of one of America's most absorbing figures.


Irrepressible: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford

by Leslie Brody

Admirers and detractors use the same words to describe Jessica Mitford: subversive, mischief-maker, muckraker. J.K. Rowling calls her her “most influential writer.” Those who knew her best simply called her...


Louis I. KahnArchitect: Remembering the Man and Those Who Surrounded Him

by Jr., Charles E. Dagit & Nathaniel Kahn

Few people in the history of art and architecture have planted a seed of inspiration that grew to become a towering oak of lasting influence. Louis I. Kahn was one of these people. In this absorbing volume of...


Gandhi's Experiments with Truth: Essential Writings by and about Mahatma Gandhi

by Richard L. Johnson

This comprehensive Gandhi reader provides an essential new reference for scholars and students of his life and thought. It is the only text available that presents Gandhi's own writings, including excerpts from...


Beyond the Sky and the Earth: A Journey into Bhutan

by Jamie Zeppa

Jamie Zeppa was 24 when she left a stagnant life at home and signed a contract to teach for two years in the Buddhist hermit kingdom of Bhutan. Much more than just a travel memoir, Beyond the Sky and the...


Jack and Jill, Not an Easy Climb - The Tina Mucka Story

by Brenda Sue

"Jack and Jill" (not an easy climb) is a rich account of the lonely life of Tina Mucka. Tina was born the third SON to a French Canadian family in Keene, NH. For years Neal felt out of place in his body. He...


Canadian Folk: Portraits of Remarkable Lives

by Peter Unwin

A collection of lives and stories that provides a fascinating look at the eminent and no so eminent characters who came before us and left their colourful mark on Canada's history.


Memoirs

by William Tecumseh Sherman

Before his spectacular career as General of the Union forces, William Tecumseh Sherman experienced decades of failure and depression. Drifting between the Old South and new West, Sherman witnessed firsthand...


Woodrow Wilson: The Essential Political Writings

by Ronald J. Pestritto

Woodrow Wilson's contribution to American foreign policy is well known, but his role in the development of American political thought and institutions is less recognized. In this volume, Ronald J. Pestritto,...


Chickenhawk

by Robert Mason

A true story from the battlefield that faithfully portrays the horror, the madness, and the trauma of the Vietnam War

 

More than half a million copies of Chickenhawk have been sold since it was first published...


CLR James's Notes on Dialectics: Left Hegelianism or Marxism-Leninism?

by John H., III McClendon

Author John McClendon has written first ever book-length study of CLR James's Notes on Dialectics. This text opens and simultaneously closes the book on James's Notes through an erudite and expansive look at...


Lessons from a Diplomatic Life: Watching Flowers from Horseback

by Marshall P. Adair

This first-hand account of the author’s work with foreign governments and populations provides a unique outlook that has critical policy implications today. Through this retelling, Adair illuminates how the...


The Narrative of Sojourner Truth

by Sojourner Truth

Truth spoke about abolition, women's rights, prison reform, and preached to the Legislature against capital punishment. Not everyone welcomed her preaching and lectures, but she had many friends and staunch...


Ten-Mile Morning: My Journey through Anorexia Nervosa

by Adam Lamparello

Ten-Mile Morning is a true story about a man’s battle to overcome his five-year struggle with anorexia nervosa. Ultimately, however, this is a story of hope and recovery. This moving memoir will inspire you...


Lost Daughter: A Daughter's Suffering, a Mother's Unconditional Love, an Extraordinary Story of Hope and Survival.

by Nola Wunderle

We were all full of expectation as we waited patiently at Melbourne's international airport. I hadn't slept properly for weeks. All of us had been waiting for this moment for months. Our fourth child was soon...


Beyond His Control (Memoir of a Disobedient Daughter)

by Linda Hale Bucklin

On March 25, 1969 Linda Hale Bucklin learned her vivacious mother was dead, her right temple blown out by a bullet from her father's pistol. Was it suicide or homicide?

Standing up to her father, heir to the...


Mentally Incontinent: That Time I Burned Down a Hooters, That Time My Stalker Crashed on My Couch, and Nine Other Stories from My Weird Life

by Joe Peacock

Cyberspace?s answer to David Sedaris: raucous recollections from a man with a serious blabber-control problem

Joe Peacock is one of those rare people to whom interesting things just sorta happen. For the amusement...