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Cloth and Human Experience

by Annette B. Weiner & Jane Schneider

Cloth and Human Experience explores a wide variety of cultures and eras, discussing production and trade, economics, and symbolic and spiritual associations.


The Mystery of Flight 427: Inside a Crash Investigation

by Bill Adair

The immediate human toll of the 1994 Flight 427 disaster was staggering: all 132 people aboard died on a Pennsylvania hillside. The subsequent investigation was a maze of politics, bizarre theories, and shrouded...


Revolution and Revolutionaries: Guerrilla Movements in Latin America

by Daniel Castro

Few publications cover the full span of the history of revolutionary movements in Latin America. In Revolution and Revolutionaries, editor Daniel Castro examines all aspects of guerrilla warfare-from revolutionary...


The Red and the White: A Family Saga of the American West

by Andrew R. Graybill

Winner of the Labriola Center American Indian National Book Award.

One of the American West’s bloodiest—and least-known—massacres is searingly re-created in this generation-spanning history of native-white...


See America First: Tourism and National Identity, 1880-1940

by Marguerite Shaffer

In See America First, Marguerite Shaffer chronicles the birth of modern American tourism between 1880 and 1940, linking tourism to the simultaneous growth of national transportation systems, print media, a national...


Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination

by Joyce Appleby

“Uncommonly good . . . makes a compelling case that . . . intellectual curiosity not only changed Europe, but launched modernity.” —Cleveland Plain Dealer When Columbus first returned to Spain from the...


Stateless in Shanghai

by Liliane Willens

With vivid firsthand descriptions of Asia’s most cosmopolitan city from the 1920s to the 1950s, this recollection chronicles Liliane Willens' life and trials in Shanghai as China collapsed under the weight...


The Historic Kentucky Kitchen: Traditional Recipes for Today's Cook

by Andrew W. McGraw, Deirdre A. Scaggs & John van Willigen

Kitchens serve as more than a place to prepare food; they are cornerstones of the home and family. Just as memories are passed down through stories shared around the stove, recipes preserve traditions and customs...


Richard Henry Lee of Virginia: A Portrait of an American Revolutionary

by Kent J. McGaughy

In bridging the gap between Lee's private interests and public career, J. Kent McGaughy seeks to overturn many of the misconceptions about Lee and shows that, throughout his life, he remained dedicated to his...


For God and Revolution: Priest, Peasant, and Agrarian Socialism in the Mexican Huasteca

by Mark Saad Saka

During the early 1880s, a wave of peasant unrest swept the mountainous Huasteca region of northeastern Mexico. This account traces the material and ideological roots of the rebellion to nineteenth-century liberal...


Oy, My Buenos Aires: Jewish Immigrants and the Creation of Argentine National Identity

by Mollie Lewis Nouwen

Between 1905 and 1930, more than one hundred thousand Jews left Central and Eastern Europe to settle permanently in Argentina. This book explores how these Yiddish-speaking Ashkenazi immigrants helped to create...


The Bare-Toed Vaquero: Life in Baja California's Desert Mountains

by Peter J. Marchand

Marchand's photographs and text are both informative and intimate. His introduction to this little-known corner of Mexico will delight travelers and scholars alike.


New Mexico's Quest for Statehood, 1846-1912

by Robert W. Larson

Combining extensive research and a clear and well-organized style, this book offers a thorough and comprehensive account of the territory's extraordinary six-decade struggle for statehood.


Sagrado: A Photopoetics Across the Chicano Homeland

by Spencer R. Herrera, Levi Romero & Robert Kaiser

Sagrado is neither a search for identity nor a quest for a homeland but an affirmation of an ever-evolving cultural landscape. Embedded at the heart of this remarkable book, in which prose, photographs, and...


Tejano Legacy: Rancheros and Settlers in South Texas, 1734-1900

by Armando Alonzo

"Alonzo makes judicious use of census records, tax rolls, and probate records to trace the evolution of Hispanic families who formed this community for more than five generations. . . . He forcefully dispels...


Dumfries & Galloway Curiosities

by David Carroll

Along with its rich history and spectacular scenery, Dumfries and Galloway is home to a great many curious and unusual buildings, objects and landscape features that have survived the centuries. This well-illustrated...


The Distorted World of Soviet-Type Economies (Routledge Revivals)

by Jan Winiecki

The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe provide unique examples of large-scale relatively highly developed centrally planned economies. In the 1980s economists in both the East and West began to focus with increasingly...


Enlightenment in Ruins: The Geographies of Oliver Goldsmith

by Michael Griffin

Crossing disciplinary boundaries between eighteenth-century studies and Irish studies, this book explores the geographies and politics of Oliver Goldsmith’s complex and productive negotiation of the London...


From the Shtetl to the Lecture Hall: Jewish Women and Cultural Exchange

by Luise Hirsch

Until the 19th century, women were regularly excluded from graduate education. This compelling book tells the story of Russian and German Jews who became the first female professionals in modern history. Hirsch...


A History of Medieval Europe: From Constantine to Saint Louis

by R. I. Moore

R.C. Davis provided the classic account of the European medieval world; equipping generations of undergraduate and 'A' level students with sufficient grasp of the period to debate diverse historical perspectives...