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The Communist Manifesto & The Capital

by Karl Marx, Samuel Moore, Frederick Engels & Edward Aveling et al.

"The Communist Manifesto" (originally Manifesto of the Communist Party) is an 1848 political pamphlet by German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Commissioned by the Communist League and originally...


The Capital (Vol. 1-3)

by Karl Marx, Samuel Moore, Frederick Engels & Edward Aveling et al.

Capital by Karl Marx is a foundational theoretical text in materialist philosophy, economics and politics. Marx aimed to reveal the economic patterns underpinning the capitalist mode of production, in contrast...


The Capital

by Karl Marx, Samuel Moore, Frederick Engels & Edward Aveling et al.

Capital by Karl Marx is a foundational theoretical text in materialist philosophy, economics and politics. Marx aimed to reveal the economic patterns underpinning the capitalist mode of production, in contrast...


Devoted to Death

by R. Andrew Chesnut

R. Andrew Chesnut offers a fascinating portrayal of Santa Muerte, a skeleton saint whose cult has attracted millions of devotees over the past decade. Although condemned by mainstream churches, this folk saint's...


Black Pearls

by Eric V. Copage

Eric V. Copage's Black Pearls is an extraordinary book of inspirational thoughts and practical advice for African-Americans. The 365 quotes that begin each day's entry range from African proverbs to wisdom from...


In Plain Sight: Reflections on Life in Downtown Eastside Vancouver

by Leslie A. Robertson & Dara Culhane

A collection of seven life stories from women in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside who are seldom heard on their own terms.


The Baltimore Waltz and Other Plays

by Paula Vogel

The first major collection of plays by leading lesbian playwright Paula Vogel.


Brave Girls

by Stacey Radin & Leslie Goldman

“A solid resource for parents and educators” (Kirkus Reviews), Brave Girls is an empowering guide to cultivating confident, passionate, and powerful young leaders during the most formative stage of life:...


Universal versus Disney: The Unofficial Guide to American Theme Parks' Greatest Rivalry

by Sam Gennawey

Universal Studios never really wanted to get into the theme park business. They wanted to be the anti-Disney. But when forced to do so, they did it in a big way. Despite the fits and starts of multiple owners,...


I Belong Only to Myself: The Life and Writings of Leda Rafanelli

by Andrea Pakieser

The life and words of an Italian feminist and firebrand.


Minorities of Europeanization: The New Others of European Social Identity

by Hakan Ovunc Ongur

This book combines the conceptualization of social identity with historical analysis to rethink discussions of Europeanization and minorities. Problematizing the EU’s attempts to create a “European social...


The Clash: The Only Band That Mattered

by Sean Egan

In The Clash: The Only Band That Matters, respected music critic Sean Egan examines The Clash’s career and art through the prism of the uniquely interesting and fractious UK politics of the Seventies and Eighties,...


Generational Feminism: New Materialist Introduction to a Generative Approach

by Iris van der Tuin

Iris van der Tuin redirects the notion of generational logic in feminism away from its simplistic conception as conflict towards a more nuanced conception of the methodology's useful structures. Experimenting...


Gossip Girl: A Critical Understanding

by Lori Bindig

This book is a critical cultural studies analysis of the CW’s hit teen television drama Gossip Girl (2007–2012). Bindig examines the show in terms of gender, race, class, sexuality, and consumerism, and...


Mediated Nostalgia: Individual Memory and Contemporary Mass Media

by Ryan Lizardi

Mediated Nostalgia works to help understand the cultural, historical, and sociological implications of a past-obsessed media industry. It takes a cross-media and interdisciplinary approach in its study of the...


Re-creating Paul Bowles, the Other, and the Imagination: Music, Film, and Photography

by Raj Chandarlapaty

This work underscores the true brilliance and timelessness of colonial metaphors of authorship that extend into the postmodern Age. The emphasis is upon both re-invention and comprehensive scholarship on music...


A Forgotten Sisterhood: Pioneering Black Women Educators and Activists in the Jim Crow South

by Audrey Thomas McCluskey

In the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth century a small group of women overcame personal and professional hardships to gain national prominence as educational reformers and social activists. This book...


Created Equal

by Michael Nava & Robert Dawidoff

Why should Americans who are not gay care about gay rights? In Created Equal, Michael Nava and Robert Dawidoff argue that the movement for gay equality is central to the continuing defense of individual liberty...


Hip Hop and Social Change in Africa: Ni Wakati

by Mickie Mwanzia Koster, Msia Kibona Clark, Sheba Lo & Rico Chapman et al.

This book explores the role of hip hop in grassroots changes occurring today in Africa. It argues that artists use hip hop to confront social structures and reveals the complexity and dynamic nature of African...


Sisterly Love: Women of Note in Pennsylvania History

by Marie A. Conn & Thérèse McGuire

Sisterly Love tells the stories of women who have made or are making significant contributions to Pennsylvania history, from the state’s early decades to the present day. In these essays you will meet artists,...