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The Mexican Kickapoo Indians

by Felipe A. Latorre & Dolores L. Latorre

Fascinating anthropological study of a group of Kickapoo Indians who left their Wisconsin homeland for Mexico over a century ago. "...an excellent work..." — American Indian Quarterly. 26 illustrations. Map....


Frederick Douglass

by Charles Chesnutt

Examines the life of one of the most influential promoters of the civil rights movement. Covers Douglass' early life in slavery, his power and charisma as a public speaker, much more.


The Autobiography of a Kiowa Apache Indian

by Charles S. Brant

Ethnological classic details life of 19th-century Native American — childhood, tribal customs, contact with whites, government attitudes toward tribe, much more. Editor's preface, introduction and epilogue....


The Tryal of Capt. William Kidd: for Murther & Piracy

by Don C. Seitz

Based on official admiralty records, this volume offers an astonishing glimpse into the world of 17th-century piracy, the English judicial system, and the dialogue from the actual trial.


The Ghost-Dance Religion and Wounded Knee

by James Mooney

Classic of American anthropology explores messianic cult behind Indian resistance, from Pontiac to 1890s. Extremely detailed and thorough. Originally published 1896 by Bureau of American Ethnology. 38 plates,...


Handbook of Mental Health and Aging

by James E. Birren, Gene D. Cohen & R. Bruce Sloane

This book is a thorough revision of one of the most comprehensive reference volumes for persons working in the area of aging and mental health. The thrust of the work is interdisciplinary, and discusses research...


There When He Needs You: How to Be an Available, Involved, and Emotionally Connected Father to Your Son

by Neil Bernstein & Brooke Lea Foster

Men want to be better fathers, and today they're trying harder than ever. They jog behind strollers, leave work early for parent-teacher conferences, and roughhouse with their kids before they've had a chance...


The New Terrain of International Law: Courts, Politics, Rights

by Karen Alter

In 1989, when the Cold War ended, there were six permanent international courts. Today there are more than two dozen that have collectively issued over thirty-seven thousand binding legal rulings. The New Terrain...


The History of Archaeology: An Introduction

by Paul Bahn

The History of Archaeology: An Introduction provides global coverage with chapters devoted to particular regions of the world. The regional approach allows readers to understand the similarities and differences...


Propaganda and Intelligence in the Cold War: The NATO Information Service

by Linda Risso

This book offers the first account of the foundation, organisation and activities of the NATO Information Service (NATIS) during the Cold War.

During the Cold War, NATIS was pivotal in bringing national delegations...


The China Model and Global Political Economy: Comparison, Impact, and Interaction

by Ming Wan

Since the beginning of China's phenomenal rise in the international system, our knowledge of the country has grown rapidly. But those who have debated the China issue in policy circles mostly focus on the implications...


Rural Policy Implementation in Contemporary China: New Socialist Countryside

by Anna L. Ahlers

At the turn of the millennium, the disparities between rural and urban livelihoods, underdevelopment and administrative shortcomings in the Chinese countryside were increasingly seen as posing a manifest threat...


The Other in South Asian Religion, Literature and Film: Perspectives on Otherism and Otherness

by Diana Dimitrova

This book introduces the term "otherism" and looks at the discourse of otherism and the issue of otherness in South Asian religion, literature and film. It examines cultural questions related to the human condition...


Health Care Policy and Practice: A Biopsychosocial Perspective

by Cynthia Moniz & Stephen Gorin

In Health Care Policy and Practice: A Biopsychosocial Perspective, Moniz and Gorin have updated their text to incorporate health care reform. The authors have also restructured the book to guide students through...


Public Sector Performance and Reform in Developing Countries: Pockets of Effectiveness in Developing Countries

by Michael Roll

It is widely believed that the state in developing countries is weak. The public sector, in particular, is often regarded as corrupt and dysfunctional. This book provides an urgently needed corrective to such...


The Routledge Handbook of Mobilities

by Peter Adey, David Bissell & Kevin Hannam

The 21st century seems to be on the move, perhaps even more so than the last. With cheap travel, and more than two billion cars projected worldwide for 2030. And yet, all this mobility is happening incredibly...


The Selection of Political Party Leaders in Contemporary Parliamentary Democracies: A Comparative Study

by Jean-Benoit Pilet & William Cross

This book explores the ways in which political parties, in contemporary parliamentary democracies, choose their leaders and then subsequently hold them accountable. The authors provide a comprehensive examination...


Private Foundations and Development Partnerships: American Philanthropy and Global Development Agendas

by Michael Moran

This book explores the influence of private United States (US) philanthropic foundations in the governance of global problems. Through a close scrutiny of four high profile case studies of public-private collaboration,...


Mary in the Qur'an: A Literary Reading

by Hosn Abboud

Providing an analysis of the complete story of Mary in its liturgical, narrative and rhetorical contexts, this literary reading is a prerequisite to any textual reading of the Qur'an whether juristic, theological,...


Democracy or Alternative Political Systems in Asia: After the Strongmen

by Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao

From the 1980s onwards, a tide of democratization swept across the Asian region, as the political strongmen who had led since the end of World War II began to fall. Although it is generally assumed that once...