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Lost and Found: Great Barn Finds and Other Automotive Discoveries

by Brian Earnest

Great Awakenings

Lost and Found is filled with the kind of tall tales that every car buff dreams about. Do "regular guys" really find great cars collecting dust in old barns, sheds, and chicken coops? You bet!...


Working the Pivot Points: To Make America Work Again

by Frank Islam & Ed Crego

The nation is in a pivotal period. We ignore the current conditions at our peril. Frank Islam and Ed Crego recognize this. That is why they have written this book as the sequel to their book, Renewing the American...


Psychological Treatment of Older Adults: A Holistic Model

by ABPP Lee Hyer PhD

"This is one of the best mental health and aging books I have ever read. [It] is one that I will turn to often in my teaching of doctoral students, and in my work with older adults. One of the phenomenal aspects...


Turning Points in Ending the Cold War

by Kiron K. Skinner

The expert contributors examine the end of détente and the beginning of the new phase of the cold war in the early 1980s, Reagan's radical new strategies aimed at changing Soviet behavior, the peaceful democratic...


The Best Defense?: Legitimacy & Preventive Force

by Abraham D. Sofaer

The Stanford Task Force Report on Preventive Force, by Abraham D. Sofaer, offers a practical guide to identifying and considering the issues relevant to preventive uses of force. The report seeks to ensure that...


The Making of a Cultural Landscape: The English Lake District as Tourist Destination, 1750-2010

by John K. Walton & Jason Wood

For centuries, the English Lake District has been renowned as an important cultural, sacred and literary landscape. It is therefore surprising that there has so far been no in-depth critical examination of the...


The Architecture of Pleasure: British Amusement Parks 1900-1939

by Josephine Kane

The amusement parks which first appeared in England at the turn of the twentieth century represent a startlingly novel and complex phenomenon, combining fantasy architecture, new technology, ersatz danger, spectacle...


The Nature of Inquisitorial Processes in Administrative Regimes: Global Perspectives

by Laverne Jacobs & Sasha Baglay

‘Inquisitorial processes’ refers to the inquiry powers of administrative governance and this book examines the use of these powers in administrative law across seven jurisdictions. The book brings together...


Strategic Thinking, Deterrence and the US Ballistic Missile Defense Project: From Truman to Obama

by Reuben Steff

A systematic critical survey of American strategic thinking and the strategic culture in which it is formed. In particular, this book seeks to interrogate the theory and strategy of nuclear deterrence, and its...


Ritual and Conflict: The Social Relations of Childbirth in Early Modern England

by Adrian Wilson

This book places childbirth in early-modern England within a wider network of social institutions and relationships. Starting with illegitimacy - the violation of the marital norm - it proceeds through marriage...


The Politics of the Black Sea Region: EU Neighbourhood, Conflict Zone or Future Security Community?

by Carol Weaver

The Black Sea region is a dynamic and complex area in which many national and international actors have key interests, including Russia and the US. The European Union stretches to the sea’s western coast where...


The One-Sex Body on Trial: The Classical and Early Modern Evidence

by Helen King

By far the most influential work on the history of the body, across a wide range of academic disciplines, remains that of Thomas Laqueur. This book puts on trial the one-sex/two-sex model of Laqueur's Making...


Tommy Boys, Lesbian Men, and Ancestral Wives: Female Same-Sex Practices in Africa

by Ruth Morgan & Saskia Wierenga

A vivid portrait of homosexual African women, this collection of essays examines and celebrates same-sex practices while acknowledging their taboo status in many African cultures. From Uganda to Namibia, governmental...


Paying for Politics: Party Funding and Political Change in South Africa and the Global South

by Anthony Butler

Examining the corruptive effects that money can have on politics, this book explores the challenges of party funding reform in South Africa. With input from leading analysts, academics, and journalists, key...


Native Nostalgia

by Jacob Dlamini

Challenging the stereotype that black people who lived under South African apartheid have no happy memories of the past, this examination into nostalgia carves out a path away from the archetypical musings....


Mining the Future: The Bafokeng Story

by Totem Media for the Research a Bafokeng

A portrait of visionary leadership, this study of the Bafokeng people describes how they acquired their land and protected their customs during 150 years of political upheaval in South Africa. In addition, the...


In the Balance: South Africans Debate Reconciliation

by Fanie du Toit & Erik Doxtader

Direct and sometimes heated, these essays from prominent South African leaders consider the success of justice and reconciliation in the years since the end of apartheid. Presenting both the good and bad news,...


Penal Culture and Hyperincarceration: The Revival of the Prison

by Chris Cunneen & Eileen Baldry

What are the various forces influencing the role of the prison in late modern societies? What changes have there been in penality and use of the prison over the past 40 years that have led to the re-valorization...


Landscapes of Mobility: Culture, Politics, and Placemaking

by Arijit Sen & Jennifer Johung

Our world is unquestionably one in which ubiquitous movements of people, goods, technologies, media, money, and ideas produce systems of flows. Comparing case studies from across the world, including those from...


Principled Engagement: Negotiating Human Rights in Repressive States

by Morten B. Pedersen & David Kinley

What is the best way to promote human rights in grossly repressive states when neither sanctions nor trade and investment have much effect? This book examines the concept of Principled Engagement as an often...