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A Us Strategy for the Asia-Pacific

Edith Wharton as Spatial Activist and Analyst

by Reneé|| Somers

Because she devoted much of her life to exploring the relationships that exist between people and their built environment, Edith Wharton developed a set of philosophies that she expressed in many arenas, including...


Theory for Art History: Adapted from Theory for Religious Studies, by William E. Deal and Timothy K. Beal

by Jae Emerling

Theory for Art History provides clear and concise introductions to thirty key figures of contemporary theory: four essential predecessors - Freud, Marx, Nietzsche, and Saussure - and twenty-six major moderns...


The Sugar King of Havana: The Rise and Fall of Julio Lobo, Cuba's Last Tycoon

by John Paul Rathbone

"Fascinating...A richly detailed portrait." -Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

Known in his day as the King of Sugar, Julio Lobo was the wealthiest man in prerevolutionary Cuba. He had a life fit for Hollywood:...


Developments Counter-Terrorist Measures & Uses of Technology

by Helen Fenwick

This book considers some of the most notable aspects of the legal response to the "war on terror" post- 9/11 and the use of technology to support them. It examines the shift from a criminal justice response...


The Gendered West: The American West

Moving on: Black Loyalists in the Afro-Atlantic World

Black Conservatism: Essays in Intellectual and Political History

by Peter Eisenstadt

This volume is the first comprehensive examination of African American conservative thought and politics from the late eighteenth century to the present. The essays in the collection explore various aspects...


Afro-Virginian History and Culture

by John Saillant

The essays in this collection offer new evidence and new conclusions on topics in the history of African Americans in Virginia such as the demography of early slave imports, the means used to regulate slave...


African Cultural Values: Igbo Political Leadership in Colonial Nigeria 1900-1966: 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: Experts, Collegiate Youth and Business Ideology, 1929

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: 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: 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 North: Black Female Nationalism and "Syncre-Nation

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: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Commit

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: Memoirs Memorials Museums

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: How the Grey Nuns Changed the Social Welfare Parad

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: The Dismantling of Affirmativ

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 Networks 1967-1984: Uruguayan Exiles and the Latin American Human Rights

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...