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African Cultural Values: Igbo Political Leadership in Colonial Nigeria, 1900-1996

by Raphael Chijoke Njoku

Although numerous studies have been made of the Western educated political elite of colonial Nigeria in particular, and of Africa in general, very few have approached the study from a perspective that analyzes...


Great Depression and the Middle Class: Experts, Collegiate Youth and Business Ideology, 1929-1941

by Mary C. McComb

Great Depression and the Middle Class: Experts, Collegiate Youth and Business Ideology, 1929-1941 explores how middle-class college students navigated the rocky terrain of Depression-era culture, job market,...


Black Liberation in the Midwest: The Struggle in St. Louis, Missouri, 1964-1970

by Kenneth Jolly

This book offers a response to the inadequate examination of the Midwest in Civil Rights Movement scholarship - scholarship that continues to ignore the city of St. Louis and the Black liberation struggle that...


Female Prostitution in Costa Rica: Historical Perspectives, 1880-1930

by Anne Hayes

This book analyzes the development of female prostitution in the Pacific port of Puntarenas, Costa Rica during the advanced stage of the coffee exporting economy (1880-1930), at the height of the consolidation...


Courting Communities: Black Female Nationalism and "Syncre-Nationalism" in the Nineteenth Century

by Kathy Glass

Courting Communities focuses on the writing and oratory of nineteenth-century African-American women whose racial uplift projects troubled the boundaries of race, nation and gender. In particular, it reexamines...


The Selling of Civil Rights: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Use of Public Relations

by Vanessa Murphree

The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee formed in April 1960 to advance civil rights. With a tremendous human rights mission facing them, the founding SNCC members included communication and publicity...


Revisiting Vietnam

by Julia Bleakney

This book explores the memorializing practices of American veterans of the Vietnam War at several of the most significant contemporary sites of memory in the United States and Vietnam. These sites include veterans'...


The Quiet Revolutionaries: How the Grey Nuns Changed the Social Welfare Paradigm of Lewiston, Maine

by Susan Hudson

The book recognizes the achievements by a nineteenth-century community of women religious, the Grey Nuns of Lewiston, Maine. The founding of their hospital was significant in its time as the first hospital in...


Slavery, Southern Culture, and Education in Little Dixie, Missouri, 1820-1860

by Jeffrey C. Stone

This dissertation examines the cultural and educational history of central Missouri between 1820 and 1860, and in particular, the issue of master-slave relationships and how they affected education (broadly...


Asian Americans and the Shifting Politics of Race: The Dismantling of Affirmative Action at an Elite Public High School

by Rowena Robles

Asian Americans and the Shifting Politics of Race examines the political and discursive struggles around the dismantling of race-based admissions policies in an elite public high school in San Francisco. The...


Left in Transformation: Uruguayan Exiles and the Latin American Human Rights Network, 1967 -1984

by Vania Markarian

This book takes an innovative look at international relations. Focusing on the worldwide campaign against abuses by the right-wing authoritarian regime in Uruguay (1973-1984), it explores how norms and ideas...


The Ecological Native: Indigenous Peoples' Movements and Eco-Governmentality in Columbia

by Astrid Ulloa

This text analyzes indigenous peoples' processes of identity construction as ecological natives. It opens space for reconstructing all the different networks, conditions of emergence, and implications (political,...


Maps and Monsters in Medieval England

by Asa Mittman

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Books and Libraries in American Society during World War II: Weapons in the War of Ideas

by Patti Clayton Becker

World War II presented America's public libraries with the daunting challenge of meeting new demands for war-related library services and materials with Depression-weakened collections, inadequate budgets and...


Organizations, Gender and the Culture of Palestinian Activism in Haifa, Israel

by Elizabeth Faier

This book, based on 25 months of anthropological fieldwork, examines activists and activism in Palestinian nongovernmental organizations in Israel. It concentrates on the ways organizations enable certain processes...


Churchill and the Jews, 1900-1948

by Michael J. Cohen

Churchill's exalted position in the pantheon of Jewish and Zionist heroes has been almost taken for granted. This book looks beyond the myth and makes a sober reappraisal of the British statesman's attitudes...


Millennial Violence: Past, Present and Future

by Jeffrey Kaplan

This volume encompasses an array of material exploring the millennium phenomenon and the violent excitement it provokes. Consisting of three core parts, the book combines pertinent documents with insightful...


Terrorism Today

by Christopher C Harmon

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


American War Plans, 1890-1939

by Steven T. Ross

By the close of the 19th century, the United States was no longer a continental power, but had become a nation with interests that spanned the globe from the Caribbean to China. Consequently, the country faced...


The Battle of Britain: Air Defence of Great Britain, Volume II

by T.C.G. James

This is the second volume of the classified history of air defence in Great Britain. Written while World War II was still being fought, the account has an analysis of the defensive tactics of Fighter Command,...