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Saving the Souls of Medieval London: Perpetual Chantries at St Paul's Cathedral, c.1200-1548

by Marie-Hélène Rousseau

St Paul's Cathedral stood at the centre of religious life in medieval London and this investigation of its chantries - pious foundations through which donors endowed priests to celebrate intercessory masses...


Health and Disease in Byzantine Crete (7th-12th centuries AD)

by Chryssi Bourbou

This book is a pioneering publication on Greek Byzantine populations, opening a window on health status and dietary patterns through the lens of bioarchaeological research. Drawing on a diversity of disciplines...


The Ties that Bind: Essays in Medieval British History in Honor of Barbara Hanawalt

by Linda E. Mitchell & Katherine L. French

This collection of essays reflects both the broad range of topics Barbara Hanawalt has broached as a medieval historian and also those her graduate students felt empowered to explore when working with her. Offering...


Guardianship, Gender, and the Nobility in Early Modern Spain

by Grace E. Coolidge

Contrary to early modern patriarchal assumptions, this study argues that noblemen in early modern Spain depended on the active collaboration of noblewomen to maintain and expand their authority, wealth, and...


Pathways to Freedom: Political and Economic Lessons From Democratic Transitions

by Isobel Coleman & Terra Lawson-Remer

Through case studies on Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Nigeria, Poland, South Africa, Thailand, and Ukraine, Pathways to Freedom explores the factors and choices that shaped eight transitions-some successful, others...


Pink Sari Revolution: A Tale of Women and Power in India

by Amana Fontanella-Khan

A triumphant portrait of a fiery sisterhood changing the lives of India's women. In Uttar Pradesh—known as the "badlands" of India—a woman’s life is not entirely her own. This is one explanation for how...


Dishing It Out: Waitresses and Their Unions in the Twentieth Century

by Dorothy Cobble

This book will expand our understanding of feminism and unionism by including the gender conscious perspectives of working women.


Jews at Williams: Inclusion, Exclusion, and Class at a New England Liberal Arts College

by Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft

A study of anti-Semitism, assimilation, and class—the forces that governed Jewish participation in elite higher education for the first two-thirds of the twentieth century


China Calls: Paving the Way for Nixon's Historic Journey to China

by Anne Collins Walker

Much is known about Nixon's actual visit to China, but the story of how it all came together has never been told until now. The advance team conquered a monumental task. Welcome to a rare glimpse of the guarded...


Visual Culture: Images and Interpretations

by Norman Bryson, Michael Ann Holly & Keith Moxey

Fifteen key art historians and cultural critics redefine the scope and concerns of scholarship on visual culture—a history of representation seen as something different from a history of art.


Theory Building in Applied Disciplines

by Richard A. Swanson & Thomas J. Chermack

This is the first book to provide a complete and detailed methodology for developing sound theory in applied disciplines, which are academic and professional fields that apply scientific knowledge to professional...


The Business Solution to Poverty: Designing Products and Services for Three Billion New Customers

by Paul Polak & Mal Warwick

How can the world's nearly 3 billion who live on $2 a day or less be lifted out of poverty? Paul Polak (bestselling author of Out of Poverty) and the organizations he has founded have pioneered methods that...


Giving Birth to Thunder, Sleeping with His Daughter: Coyote Builds North America

by Barry Holstun Lopez

Prankster, warrior, seducer, fool – Old Man Coyote is the most enduring legend in Native American culture. Crafty and cagey – often the victim of his own magical intrigues and lusty appetites – he created...


Triple Cross: How bin Laden's Master Spy Penetrated the CIA, the Green Berets, and the FBI

by Peter Lance

"A chilling account of a killer who slipped through the hands of a daft justice system….Triple Cross chronicles one of the most vicious spies of our time."—Toronto Sun

In the years prior to 2001, no single...


Religions and Development

by Emma Tomalin

The text will present, explain and critically evaluate different sorts of literature from a range of disciplines that are relevant to thinking about the relationships between religions and development. It provides...


Planning Sustainable Transport

by Barry Hutton

Transport choices must be transformed if we are to cope with sustainability and climate change, but this can only be done if we understand how complex transport systems work. Straightforward choices are never...


Russian Multinationals: From Regional Supremacy to Global Lead

by Andrei Panibratov

Russian multinationals are playing an increasingly important role in the world economy, particularly in some key sectors such as oil, gas and metallurgy. At the same time, Russian multinationals differ in many...


Women Entrepreneurs: Inspiring Stories from Emerging Economies and Developing Countries

by Mauro F. Guillen

Women Entrepreneurs offers a collection of almost two dozen cases that explore the process by which women become entrepreneurs, as well as the opportunities and challenges they face in growing their businesses....


Technology, Gender and China S Great Transformations

by Francesca Bray

What can the history of technology contribute to our understanding of late imperial China? Most stories about technology in pre-modern China follow a well-worn plot: in about 1400 after an early ferment of creativity...


International and Comparative Criminal Justice: A Critical Introduction

by Mark J. Findlay

International criminal justice is in transition. This book explores the growing internationalisation of criminal justice as a phenomenon of global governance. It provides students with a critical understanding...