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The Future of Identity: Centennial Reflections on the Legacy of Erik Erikson

by Kenneth Hoover

Erik Erikson's lifetime of clinical and interdisciplinary work on human development centered on the formation and maintenance of identity among people of diverse backgrounds. In this volume key scholars of identity...


The Roots of Democracy: American Thought and Culture, 1760-1800

by Robert E. Shalhope

In The Roots of Democracy Robert E. Shalhope traces the dramatic shifts in attitudes and behavior from before the Revolution, through the war itself, and then on to the confederation period, the creation of...


Moving a House with Preservation in Mind

by Peter Paravalos

Moving a House with Preservation in Mind provides step-by-step instructions on the process of moving a historic building, from the initial decision-making to the actual move. With detailed information on moving...


Black Bloc, White Riot: Antiglobalization and the Genealogy of Dissent

by A. K. Thompson

New Reflections on Violence for the twenty-first century.


Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich in the Klondike

by Charlotte Gray

Between 1896 and 1899, thousands of people lured by gold braved a grueling journey into the remote wilderness of North America. Within two years, Dawson City, in the Canadian Yukon, grew from a mining camp of...


Gender, Sexuality, and Power in Latin America since Independence

by William E. French & Katherine Elaine Bliss

This innovative volume of original primary research integrates gender and sexuality into the main currents of historical interpretation concerning Latin America. The book argues that gender and sexuality-rather...


Hacienda and Market in Eighteenth-Century Mexico: The Rural Economy of the Guadalajara Region, 1675-1820

by Eric Van Young & John Coatsworth

This classic history of the Mexican hacienda from the colonial period through the nineteenth century has been reissued in a silver anniversary edition complete with a substantive new introduction and foreword....


English Churches Explained: Britain S Living History

by Trevor Yorke

In this illustrated colour guide, Trevor Yorke places the period style of church fabric and decoration into an easy to read form, packed with photographs and informative diagrams.


Thinking about Oral History: Theories and Applications

by Thomas L. Charlton, Lois E. Myers & Rebecca Sharpless

Part III and IV of Handbook of Oral History, now available in paper for classroom use.


Egypt: The Split of an Identity: The Impact of the West's Liberal Ideas on the Evolution and Dichotomy of Egypt's National Id

by Shawki AbdelRehim

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The conflict between the Islamic groups and secularists taking place now in Egypt has its roots in the nineteenth century. This happened after the people became aware of their Egyptian identity as...


Whore Stories: A Revealing History of the World's Oldest Profession

by Tyler Stoddard Smith

A Working History of Working Girls (and Guys)

Have you ever wondered how Heidi Fleiss came to be the face of upscale prostitution or if Casanova really was the world's greatest lover? How about why Latin playboy...


Culture and Comfort: Parlor Making and Middle-Class Identity, 1850-1930

by Katherine Grier

In Culture and Comfort Katherine C. Grier shows how the design and furnishings of the mid-nineteenth century parlor reflected the self-image of the Victorian middle class. Parlors provided public facades for...


A Penelopean Poetics: Reweaving the Feminine in Homer's Odyssey

by Barbara Clayton

A Penelopean Poetics looks at the relationship between gender ideology and the self-referential poetics fo the Odyssey through the figure of Penelope. Her poetics become a discursive thread through which different...


Jumbo's Hide, Elvis's Ride, and the Tooth of Buddha: More Marvelous Tales of Historical Artifacts

by Harvey Rachlin

Once again historian Harvey Rachlin uncovers odd and stirring stories behind some of the most fascinating objects in the world. "Jumbo's Hide," Publisher's Weekly writes, "is entertaining and enlightening …...


Golf in America

by George B. Kirsch

An inclusive narrative of golf's history and popularity in the United States


On the Run: Deserters Through the Ages

by Graeme Kent

There have been many books written about valour in battle. This is not one of them. On the contrary, On the Run deals entirely with those men and women who have departed from life in the armed forces. For as...


The Best Survival Stories Ever Told

by Jon E. Lewis

This collection of classic tales comprises over thirty accounts of true-life adventure taken from contemporary memoirs, letters, and journals. They span the years from 1800 to the end of the twentieth century,...


Goodly Barrow: A Voyage on an Irish River

by T.F. O' Sullivan

Goodly Barrow is a long-unavailable classic that charts the history and character of Ireland's second-longest river, from the Slieve Bloom Mountains to the sea in Waterford. T.F. O'Sullivan's riverine narrative...


Cooper's Creek: Tragedy and Adventure in the Australian Outback

by Alan Moorehead

In 1860, an expedition set out from Melbourne, Australia, into the interior of the country, with the mission to find a route to the northern coast. Headed by Robert O’Hara Burke and William John Wills, the...


Walls: Travels Along the Barricades

by Marcello Di Cintio

What does it mean to live against a wall? In this ambitious first person narrative, Marcello Di Cintio travels to the world’s most disputed edges to meet the people who live alongside the razor wire, concrete,...