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The Influence of Inventions Upon Civilization

by Chauncey Smith Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 10, 2019)

This book treats of the Influence of Inventions upon Civilization.


The Freedman's Story

by William Parker Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

The manuscript of the following pages has been handed to me with the request that I would revise it for publication, or weave its facts into a story which should show the fitness of the Southern black for the...


On the Passion of Love

by Blaise Pascal Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

Discourse on the Passion of Love, by Blaise Pascal, and essay on The Physical Cause of Love.

“Man is born for thought; therefore he is not a moment without it; but the pure thoughts that would render him...


On the Distribution of Standard Time in the United States

by William F. Allen & Edward S. Holden Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book treats of the problem of the Distribution of Standard Time in the United States.

“For the ordinary purposes of life in a state of society which is not yet complex, a very simple system of recording...


Great Men, Great Thoughts, and the Environment

by William James Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

“What are the causes that make communities change from generation to generation, - that make the England of Queen Anne so different from the England of Elizabeth, the Harvard College of today so different...


Geographical Evolution

by Archibald Geikie Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

It must be owned that man, in most of his struggles with the world around him, has fought blindly for his own ultimate interests. His contest, successful for the moment, has too often led to sure and sad disaster....


Genius and his Environment

by James Mark Baldwin Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

“Psychological science has reached a sort of understanding in these recent years of the individual and of the social setting in which he customarily disports himself; and the duty now devolves upon it of...


Speech and Song : Study of their Origin and Development

by Morell Mackenzie Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 17, 2019)

“In dealing with the two great forms of local utterance, it will be most convenient to take them in their historical, or at any rate their logical, order. Whatever "native wood-notes wild" our hypothetical...


Witch Hunt

by Gregg Jarrett Broadside e-books (October 01, 2019)

The author of the number-one New York Times bestseller The Russia Hoax picks up where that book ended with this hard-hitting, well-reasoned examination of the latest findings about “collusion” between the...


Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible

by Yomi Adegoke & Elizabeth Uviebinené Fourth Estate (September 03, 2019)

The long-awaited, inspirational guide to life for a generation of black British women inspired to make lemonade out of lemons, and find success in every area of their lives.

‘This book is a gift for anyone...


Erdogan Rising: The Battle for the Soul of Turkey

by Hannah Lucinda Smith William Collins (September 05, 2019)

‘A brilliant guide, filled with insights, into Erdogan the leader and Erdogan the man. Not only essential reading for those wanting to understand contemporary Turkey, its politics and those of the wider region;...


The Natural History of the Newspaper

by Robert E. Park Lm Publishers (September 05, 2019)

The newspaper has a history; but it has, likewise, a natural history. The press, as it exists, is not, as our moralists sometimes seem to assume, the willful product of any little group of living men. On the...


Can Egypt lead the Arab world again? : assessing opportunities and challenges for U.S. policy

by Aftandilian, Gregory L. Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

This work discusses the current state of the Egypt following the Arab spring and the implementation of a new economic reform package. It is argued that Egypt has previously faced such circumstances and recovered...


Science advice to NASA : conflict, consensus, partnership, leadership

by Alexander, Joseph K. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Off (August 01, 2019)

A comprehensive overview of the relationship between NASA and the larger scientific community. This work also provides insights on lessons learned.


Argonaut Conference, January-February 1945 : papers and minutes of meetings, Argonaut Conference

by Yalta Conference (1945 : I︠A︡lta, Ukraine) : IŁAlta, Ukraine) OFFICE, U. S. SECRETARY OF THE COMBINED CHIEFS OF (August 01, 2019)

This publication contains the conference proceedings of the two parts of the Argonaut Conference: the conference at Malta and the conference at Yalta in 1945.


Superiority and Subordination as Subject-Matter of Sociology

by Georg Simmel Lm Publishers (August 09, 2019)

Every social occurrence as such, consists of an interaction between individuals. In other words, each individual is at the same time an active and a passive agent in a transaction. In case of superiority and...


Objects, Bodies and Work Practice

by Dr. Dennis Day & Johannes Wagner Multilingual Matters (July 02, 2019)

What role do material objects play in the in-situ, embodied and spatial circumstances of interaction? How do people organize their embodied conduct with regard to such objects, and how is this consequential...


World Trade and Investment Law Reimagined

by Álvaro Santos, Chantal Thomas & David Trubek Anthem Press (June 28, 2019)

World trade and investment law is in crisis: new and progressive ideas are needed.

Rules that facilitated globalization and supported global economic growth are being challenged. A system of global governance...


The Girl in the Text

by Ann Smith Berghahn Books (April 01, 2019)

How are girls represented in written and graphic texts, and how do these representations inform our understanding of girlhood? In this volume, contributors examine the girl in the text in order to explore a...


Lewis Henry Morgan's Comparisons

by Georg Pfeffer Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

About 150 years ago L. H. Morgan compared relationship terminologies, societal forms, and ideas of property to recognize the interdependence of the three domains. From a new perspective, the book will re-examine,...


Moral Victories in the Battle for Congress

by Marty Cohen University of Pennsylvania Press (June 28, 2019)

While Christian conservatives had been active in national politics for decades and had achieved a seat at the table by working with the Republican Party, the 1980s and 1990s saw them make significant strides...


How to Lose a Country: The 7 Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship

by Ece Temelkuran Fourth Estate (February 07, 2019)

’This is essential’ Margaret Atwood on Twitter ‘She's one of the most acute and perceptive analysts of the furtive growth of fascism. Everyone should know about this’ Philip Pullman ’Vibrates with...


Articulate Necrographies

by Anastasios Panagiotopoulos & Diana Espírito Santo Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

Going beyond the frameworks of the anthropology of death, Articulate Necrographies offers a dramatic new way of studying the dead and its interactions with the living. Traditional anthropology has tended to...


Peace at All Costs

by Annika Frieberg Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

Although it was characterized by simmering international tensions, the early Cold War also witnessed dramatic instances of reconciliation between states, as former antagonists rebuilt political, economic, and...


From Bullies to Officers and Gentlemen

by Humphrey Asamoah Agyekum Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

Based on unprecedented access to the Ghanaian military barracks and inspired by the recent resurgence of coups in West Africa, Agyekum assesses why and how the Ghana Armed Forces were transformed from an organization...


Mobile Urbanity

by Neil Carrier & Tabea Scharrer Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

The increased presence of Somalis has brought much change to East African towns and cities in recent decades, change that has met with ambivalence and suspicion, especially within Kenya. This volume demystifies...


The Anti-Social Contract

by Lars Højer Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

Set in a remote district of villagers and nomadic pastoralists in the northernmost part of Mongolia, Højer introduces a local world, where social relationships are cast in witchcraft-like idioms of mistrust...


Mapping Populism

by John Agnew & Michael Shin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 24, 2019)

Brexit. Trump. LePen. The Five Star Movement. The recent success of populist movements and politicians is extraordinary, though the rise of populism is understandable in light of increasing political polarization,...


The Boho Manifesto

by Julia Chaplin Artisan (June 11, 2019)

The bohemian disruption has arrived. Microdosing psychedelics has become the new business learning tool, spiritual ceremonies and ideas festivals are now coveted pastimes, and Burning Man is already a bigger...


Rhetoric and Settler Inertia

by Patrick Bélanger Lexington Books (May 23, 2019)

Rhetoric and Settler Inertia: Strategies of Canadian Decolonization explores how communication might accelerate decolonial actions in Canada. Tracing a middle path between essential Indigenous-focused calls...


Enda the Road

by Gavan Reilly Mercier Press (May 10, 2019)

By many measures Enda Kenny was Fine Gael’s most successful leader of all time, but his position as Taoiseach was thrown into turmoil in February 2017 by an explosive political scandal – one which threatened...


Syndicate Women

by Chris M. Smith University of California Press (July 02, 2019)

In Syndicate Women, sociologist Chris M. Smith uncovers a unique historical puzzle: women composed a substantial part of Chicago organized crime in the early 1900s, but during Prohibition (1920–1933), when...


Food and Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century

by Paul Collinson, Iain Young, Lucy Antal & Helen Macbeth Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Sustainability is one of the great problems facing food production today. Using cross-disciplinary perspectives from international scholars working in social, cultural and biological anthropology, ecology and...


Twilight of the Merkel Era

by Eric Langenbacher Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Elections always have consequences, but the 2017 Bundestag election in Germany proved particularly consequential. With political upheaval across the globe—notably in Britain and the USA—it was vital to...


Invisible Founders

by Lynn Rainville Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Literal and metaphorical excavations at Sweet Briar College reveal how African American labor enabled the transformation of Sweet Briar Plantation into a private women’s college in 1906. This volume tells...


Crossing Histories and Ethnographies

by Ricardo Roque & Elizabeth G. Traube Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

The key question for many anthropologists and historians today is not whether to cross the boundary between their disciplines, but whether the idea of a disciplinary boundary should be sustained. Reinterpreting...


In Pursuit of Belonging

by Susan Beth Rottmann Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Belonging is a not a state that we achieve, but a struggle that we wage. The struggle for belonging is more difficult if one is returning to a homeland after many years abroad. In Pursuit of Belonging is an...


Encounters with Emotions

by Benno Gammerl, Philipp Nielsen & Margrit Pernau Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Spanning Europe, Asia and the Pacific, Encounters with Emotions investigates experiences of face-to-face transcultural encounters from the seventeenth century to the present and the emotional dynamics that...


The  Gaslighting of the Millennial Generation

by Caitlin Fisher Mango (May 15, 2019)

Millennials vs. all other generations

Readers of The Next America byPaul Taylor, Generation Me byJean M. Twenge, The Fourth Turning byWilliam Strauss and Neil Howe will love Gaslighting the Millennials...


The Sad King

by Alison Gee And Richard Jones, Voluntary Service Overseas Library For All (May 02, 2019)

Long ago a king was sad - how did they make him happy? Reading Level 2 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: animals; family; food; identity


Out of the Whirlwind

by Philip J. Palin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 31, 2019)

Out of the Whirlwind is a novel-like narrative report on how demand and supply networks in Puerto Rico responded to the impact of Hurricane Maria. Particular attention is given to water, food, and fuel. Both...


The Saddest Pleasure

by Moritz Thomsen & Paul Theroux Eland Publishing (June 13, 2019)

Abruptly expelled from his farm in Ecuador at the age of sixty-two, Moritz Thomsen indulges in that saddest of pleasures – travel – taking a trip to Brazil and ultimately a journey up the great Amazon River...


Race the Atlantic Wind

by Oisín McGann The O'Brien Press (June 10, 2019)

In the spring of 1919, after the end of the First World War, teams of pilots and navigators begin to gather on the North American island of Newfoundland. They are attempting what many believe to be impossible...


The Souls of Black Folk

by W. E. B. DuBois Clydesdale (May 28, 2019)

One of the Most Important Books on Civil Rights, Race, and Freedom Ever Written.

“A groundbreaking challenge to white supremacy.” —The New York Times

A classic work of American literature, African-American...


Speaking of Feminism

by Rachel F. Seidman The University of North Carolina Press (September 23, 2019)

From the Women's Marches to the MeToo movement, it is clear that feminist activism is still alive and well in the twenty-first century. But how does a new generation of activists understand the work of the movement...


Science and Secrets of Ending Violent Crime

by Irvin Waller Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 08, 2019)

Violent crime tragically ruins lives and communities, yet we know how to stop it and help victims. Governments agree on how to get results at the United Nations, but do not act locally.

Science and Secrets of...


Social Problems and Social Movements

by James DeFronzo & Jungyun Gill Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 20, 2019)

Intended as the primary text for a social problems course, DeFronzo and Gill’s Social Problems and Social Movements stresses the need for collective action and social movements to solve social problems. Both...


Embodied Difference

by Christina Jackson, Jamie A. Thomas, Dorisa Costello & Barry R. Furrow et al. Lexington Books (February 20, 2019)

Focusing on the body as a visual and discursive platform across public space, we study marginalization as a sociocultural practice and hegemonic schema. Whereas mass incarceration and law enforcement readily...


Body Battlegrounds

by Chris Bobel & Samantha Kwan Vanderbilt University Press (May 15, 2019)

Body Battlegrounds explores the rich and complex lives of society's body outlaws—individuals from myriad social locations who oppose hegemonic norms, customs, and conventions about the body. Original research...


American Steam Locomotives

by William L. Withuhn Indiana University Press (March 01, 2019)

For nearly half of the nation's history, the steam locomotive was the outstanding symbol for progress and power. It was the literal engine of the Industrial Revolution, and it played an instrumental role in...