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Women Constructing Men: Female Novelists and Their Male Characters, 1750D2000

by Katharina Rennhak, Sarah S. G. Frantz, Angela Laflen & Rainer Emig et al. Lexington Books (December 03, 2009)

Female novelists have always invested as much narrative energy in constructing their male characters as in envisioning their female. The collected articles in


Americans in Dissent: Thirteen Influential Social Critics of the Nineteenth Century

by Steven L. Piott Lexington Books (October 15, 2014)

Americans in Dissent is designed as a collection of biographical essays written for general readers and undergraduates that focuses on the topic of American dissent during the period from 1830 to 1890.


The Life and Times of Francis Cabot Lowell, 1775-1817

by Chaim M. Rosenberg Lexington Books (December 16, 2010)

After the Revolutionary War, despite political independence, the United States still relied on other countries for manufactured goods. Francis Cabot Lowell, born in Massachusetts in 1775, was one of the principal...


The African American Press in World War II: Toward Victory at Home and Abroad

by Paul Alkebulan Lexington Books (April 17, 2014)

The African American Press in World War II: Toward Victory at Home and Abroad thoroughly explores the diverse nature of the wartime African American press at home and its groundbreaking international coverage....


Constructing the Narratives of Identity and Power: Self-Imagination in a Young Ukrainian Nation

by Karina V. Korostelina Lexington Books (December 16, 2013)

Constructing the Narratives of Identity and Power analyzes the practice of national self-imagination. Karina V. Korostelina puts forward a structural-functional model of national narratives that describes three...


I Could Not Call Her Mother: The Stepmother in American Popular Culture, 1750-1960

by Leslie J. Lindenauer Lexington Books (November 22, 2013)

I Could Not Call Her Mother explores representations of the stepmother in American popular culture from the colonial period to 1960.


Africa in Europe: Interdependencies, Relocations, and Globalization

by Stefan Goodwin Lexington Books (October 17, 2008)

Africa in Europe, in two volumes, is an interdisciplinary work about Europeans that demonstrates fluid boundaries and connections between them and Africans from antiquity until the present. Written by a scholar...


Savage Constructions: The Myth of African Savagery

by Wendy C. Hamblet Lexington Books (March 26, 2008)

Savage Constructions challenges the popular Western assumption that violence is an essential quality of darker-skinned populations, arguing that Western imperialist projects are largely responsible for the current...


Crown under Law: Richard Hooker, John Locke, and the Ascent of Modern Constitutionalism

by Alexander S. Rosenthal Lexington Books (May 06, 2008)

Crown under Law is an investigation of the constitutional idea through an exploration of the political thought of Richard Hooker and John Locke. It should appeal to academics within a number of disciplines including...


The Rhetorical Leadership of Fulton J. Sheen, Norman Vincent Peale, and Billy Graham in the Age of Extremes

by Timothy H. Sherwood Lexington Books (July 17, 2013)

This study looks at Fulton J. Sheen, Norman Vincent Peale, and Billy Graham and how and why their rhetorical leadership, both separately and together, contributed to the climate of an extreme era and influenced...


Echoes from the Poisoned Well: Global Memories of Environmental Injustice

by Heather Goodall, Sylvia Hood Washington, Paul Rosier & Martin Melosi et al. Lexington Books (March 07, 2006)

This book is an historical examination of environmental justice struggles across the globe from the perspective of environmentally marginalized communities. It is unique in environmental justice histography...


Historical Sociology and Eastern European Development: A Rokkanian Approach

by Arne Kommisrud Lexington Books (June 16, 2009)

Covering a period from the Middle Ages through the 1990s, and addressing phenomena overlooked by Rokkan such as statebuilding and nationalism, this book demonstrates that Rokkan's models continue to be relevant...


An American Stand: Senator Margaret Chase Smith and the Communist Menace, 1948-1972

by Eric R. Crouse Lexington Books (July 17, 2010)

An American Stand: Senator Margaret Chase Smith and the Communist Menace, 1948-1972 focuses on the unique perspective of a female Cold Warrior fascinated with the 'masculine' issue of national security. Avoiding...


Mr. Science and Chairman Mao's Cultural Revolution: Science and Technology in Modern China

by Darryl E. Brock, Chunjuan Nancy Wei, Michael A. Mikita & Yinghong Cheng et al. Lexington Books (December 14, 2012)

Despite the verdict of the Cultural Revolution as a disaster for China, a number of scholars have called for reexamining socialist science under Mao’s aegis. This collection examines the viewpoints on social...


Matriarchy, Patriarchy, and Imperial Security in Africa: Explaining Riots in Europe and Violence in Africa

by Marsha Robinson Lexington Books (September 06, 2012)

Matriarchy, Patriarchy and Imperial Security in Africa will appeal to professionals and students of imperial and world history, international security and conflict resolution, development, globalization, and...


Gender, Whiteness, and Power in Rodeo: Breaking Away from the Ties of Sexism and Racism

by Tracey Owens Patton & Sally M. Schedlock Lexington Books (August 20, 2012)

The cowboy and cowgirl played in the imagination and made rodeo into a symbolic representation of the Western United States, but the rodeo has diverse history that largely remains unaccounted for. In Gender,...


Racial Dynamics in Early Twentieth-Century Austin, Texas

by Jason McDonald Lexington Books (June 14, 2012)

Focusing upon the experiences of ethnoracial minorities, particularly African Americans and Mexican immigrants, in Austin, Texas, during the first three decades of the twentieth century, this book sheds new...


Anthropology of Tourism in Central and Eastern Europe

by Magdalena Banaszkiewicz, Nelson Graburn, Tom Selwyn & Maarja Kaaristo et al. Lexington Books (April 11, 2018)

In Anthropology of Tourism in Central and Eastern Europe: Bridging Worlds, Sabina Owsianowska and Magdalena Banaszkiewicz examine the limitations of the anthropological study of tourism, which stem from both...


The Ocean Hill-Brownsville Conflict: Intellectual Struggles between Blacks and Jews at Mid-Century

by Glen Anthony Harris Lexington Books (May 18, 2012)

The history of Black-Jewish relations from the beginning of the twentieth century shows that, while they were sometimes partners of convenience, there was also a deep suspicion of each other that broke out into...


Atheists in American Politics

by Richard J. Meagher Lexington Books (February 05, 2018)

Today atheists, it seems, are everywhere. Nonbelievers write best-selling books and proudly defend their views in public; they have even hired a lobbyist. But, as political scientist Richard J. Meagher shows,...


Religious Encounters in Transcultural Society

by David William Kim, Joshua Esler, Stephen D. Glazier & Farooq Hassan et al. Lexington Books (November 30, 2017)

Religious Encounters in Transcultural Society is divided into three parts: Islamic encounters with regional religions, East Asian religious encounters, and alternative religious encounters. This book evokes...


The First Great Awakening in Colonial American Newspapers: A Shifting Story

by Lisa Smith Lexington Books (February 27, 2012)

The First Great Awakening in Colonial American Newspapers is a comprehensive, in-depth study of colonial American newspaper reporting on the First Great Awakening during the years 1739-1748. Lisa Smith uncovers...


Two Shining Souls: Jane Addams, Leo Tolstoy, and the Quest for Global Peace

by James Cracraft Lexington Books (June 15, 2012)

In Two Shining Souls, Cracraft explores the decades-long encounter of Jane Addams (1860-1935), the famous American social reformer and peace activist, with Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), the acclaimed Russian writer...


Strangers to Nature: Animal Lives and Human Ethics

by Gregory R. Smulewicz-Zucker, Ted Benton, Heather M. Kendrick & Eduardo Mendieta et al. Lexington Books (March 22, 2012)

Strangers to Nature brings together many of the leading scholars who are working to redefine and expand the discourse on animal ethics. This volume will engage both scholars and lay-people by revealing the breadth...


Priests and Their Books in Late Medieval Eichstätt

by Matthew Wranovix Lexington Books (October 23, 2017)

This book analyzes the acquisition and use of texts by the parish clergy in the diocese of Eichstätt between 1400 and 1520 to refute the amusing, but misleading, image of the lustful and ignorant cleric so...


Sport in Urban England

by Catherine Budd Lexington Books (April 12, 2017)

This book examines the largely unexplored social and cultural history of Middlesbrough and the leisure habits and opportunities of its people. It adds to existing studies of urban Britain and provides a specific...


Locke and Rousseau: Two Enlightenment Responses to Honor

by Laurie M. Johnson Lexington Books (April 26, 2012)

Johnson continues her analysis of the place of honor in modernity with a close examination of honor’s treatment by two Enlightenment philosophers: Locke and Rousseau, concluding that Enlightenment thought...


The War on Poverty

by Kyle Farmbry Lexington Books (August 06, 2014)

Fifty years after President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a war on poverty, it is still a major problem in the United States and strategies to combat it continue to be a subject of debate. The War on Poverty: A...


Latin America's Middle Class

by Louise E. Walker, David S. Parker, John J. Johnson & Bill French et al. Lexington Books (December 21, 2012)

As middle classes in developing countries grow in size and political power, do they foster stable democracies and prosperous, innovative economies? Or do they encourage crass materialism, bureaucratic corruption,...


Rumors That Changed the World: A History of Violence and Discrimination

by Eugen O. Chirovici Lexington Books (December 11, 2014)

Rumors that Changed the World explores the social and cultural impact of rumor from Antiquity to the mid-1990s, examining it as one of the most important contributing factors to violence and discrimination....


Pop Culture Goes to War: Enlisting and Resisting Militarism in the War on Terror

by Geoff Martin & Erin Steuter Lexington Books (July 24, 2010)

Pop Culture Goes to War, by Geoff Martin and Erin Steuter, explores the persistence of and opposition to militarism in American life. It provides a comprehensive overview of the role of toys, video games, music,...


The Cultural History of Money and Credit: A Global Perspective

by Erika Vause, Thomas M. Luckett, Chia Yin Hsu & Admire Mseba et al. Lexington Books (December 14, 2015)

In this collection, nine scholars present original research on the historical development of money and credit during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and explore the social and cultural significance of...


Legacies of Totalitarian Language in the Discourse Culture of the Post-Totalitarian Era: The Case of Eastern Europe, Russia, and China

by Ernest Andrews, Andrejs Plakans, Marius Dragomir & Fengyuan Ji et al. Lexington Books (May 19, 2011)

The book represents the first scholarly work to provide a detailed and clear view of the extent to which, and of the way in which linguistic-mental habits of the communist totalitarian era manifest themselves...


Childbirth in Republican China: Delivering Modernity

by Tina Johnson Lexington Books (September 16, 2011)

This book examines the modernization of childbirth in Republican China from several angles and shows how childbirth reform in the name of a modern nation began in Republican-era China. Many of the lasting changes...