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  • Murder at Mount Hermon

    Murder at Mount Hermon
    av Craig Walley

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536183

    Elliott Speer had begun to initiate long overdue progressive reforms at the strict, tradition-bound Christian prep school, winning the affection of many students and faculty. But on the evening of September 14, 1934, the thirty-five-year-old adminis…

  • John Adams and the Founding of the Republic

    John Adams and the Founding of the Republic

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780934909785

    John Adams-lawyer, congressman, diplomat, vice president, and president-had one of the most varied and productive public careers of America's Revolutionary generation. His many achievements, taken for granted or even discounted through much of the t…

  • Peyton Place

    Peyton Place
    av Grace Metalious

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534004

    Dramatizes the lives, problems, and failings of the people of a small New England town

  • In Bad Company

    In Bad Company
    av Mark S. Hamm

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534929

    The dramatic sieges at Randy Weaver's cabin in Ruby Ridge, Idaho, and the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, combined with the FBI's reluctance to admit wrongdoing in those tragic confrontations, fueled a virulent hatred of the federal governm…

  • Hunting for "Dirtbags"

    Hunting for "Dirtbags"
    av Ryan Patten

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555538132

    This ethnographic study, which includes participant observation research and in-depth interviews with police officers in a major California city and a large East Coast city, explores how police officers use their discretionary time on the job-and th…

  • Hard Lives, Mean Streets

    Hard Lives, Mean Streets
    av Jana L. Jasinski, Jennifer K. Wesely, James D. Wright

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537258

    Although homelessness is a serious social problem in the United States, there is little direct information about the actual experiences of violence, past and current, among homeless people. This volume, based on the Florida Four-City Study, brings t…

  • Hard Lives, Mean Streets

    Hard Lives, Mean Streets
    av Jana L. Jasinski, Jennifer K. Wesely, James D. Wright

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537210

    Although homelessness is a serious social problem in the United States, there is little direct information about the actual experiences of violence, past and current, among homeless people. This volume, based on the Florida Four-City Study, brings t…

  • The Olmsted National Historic Site and the Growth of Historic Landscape Preservation

    The Olmsted National Historic Site and the Growth of Historic Landscape Preservation
    av David Grayson Allen

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536794

    Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) is recognized as the founder of American landscape architecture and the genius behind New York's Central Park. In 1883 Olmsted established "Fairsted" in suburban Boston, the world's first full-scale professional off…

  • Boston's Histories

    Boston's Histories

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555535827

    In a distinguished teaching and writing career that spans half a century, Thomas H. O'Connor has explored in-depth the richly layered history of his native Boston, bringing the city's diverse and fascinating heritage to a wide audience of historians…

  • NYPD Battles Crime

    NYPD Battles Crime
    av Eli B. Silverman

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534011

    In the last five years, New York City has experienced the nation's most dramatic reduction in crime. While the New York Police Department is receiving extensive publicity and praise as the key agent for the sharp decline, many experts downplay the N…

  • Sons Of Darkness, Sons Of Light

    Sons Of Darkness, Sons Of Light

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555533960

    Originally published in 1969, this parable of racial intrigue centers on the killing of an unarmed black youth by Sergeant Carrigan, a white policeman. The murder prompts Eugene Browning, second in command at the Institute for Racial Justice, a civi…

  • Francis Blake

    Francis Blake
    av Elton W. Hall

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780934909846

    Accomplished inventor, visionary photographer, philanthropist, and successful businessman, Francis Blake (1850 1913) changed not only the way Americans communicated in the nineteenth century but also quite literally how they saw themselves. His majo…

  • Women Pioneers For The Environment

    Women Pioneers For The Environment
    av Mary Joy Breton

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534264

    As the torchbearers of environmental activism, women from around the world have created profound changes that are helping to ensure a healthier planet for all living things. Whether it is Judi Bari, who was crippled by a car bomb because of her effo…

  • Beautiful Motion

    Beautiful Motion
    av Dana Roeser

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536220

    The fast-paced, linear poems in this volume draw "from speech, thoroughly and endearingly contaminated in the postmodern soup of advertising, self-help, science, pop media, and higher ed."

  • The Future of Batterer Programs

    The Future of Batterer Programs
    av Edward W. Gondolf

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537708

    Batterer programs are at a critical juncture, with a handful of experimental program evaluations showing little or no effect from the prevailing program approach. This finding has prompted calls to overhaul or replace such programs. Edward W. Gondol…

  • Harsh Punishment

    Harsh Punishment

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534110

    While the number of incarcerated women is dramatically escalating, women prisoners throughout the world are largely an invisible and neglected population. These comparative essays examine thoroughly the unique problems, challenges, and issues facing…

  • Alien Land

    Alien Land
    av Willard Savoy, Robert B. Stepto, Willard Savoy

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536572

    "Alien Land" is the passionate and haunting story of a light-skinned black man who can pass as white in mid-twentieth-century America. As a spiritually tormented child and young adult caught between two worlds in a segregated society, Kern Roberts p…

  • The Farthest Place

    The Farthest Place

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537630

    The artistic heir of sonic artists such as John Cage and James Tenney, John Luther Adams is one of the most significant and highly regarded contemporary American composers. The Farthest Place is the first critical look at the work of the composer wh…

  • Woman-to-Woman Sexual Violence

    Woman-to-Woman Sexual Violence
    av Lori B. Girshick

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555535278

    A woman raping another woman is unthinkable. This is not how women behave, society tells us. Our legal system is not equipped to handle woman-to-woman sexual assault, our women's services do not have the resources or even the words to reach out to i…

  • The Sounds of Place

    The Sounds of Place
    av Denise Von Glahn

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537098

    Focusing on instrumental works of high-art music, Von Glahn analyzes thoroughly the soundscapes of fourteen diverse composers who have commemorated American places. Organized chronologically, the volume looks at such distinctive American musical voi…

  • The Promise Of American Life

    The Promise Of American Life

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555530624

    One of the most important books to emerge from the Progressive era, The Promise of American Life offered a blueprint for a modern activist government that had enormous impact on intellectuals coming of age before World War I.

  • The Family Nobody Wanted

    The Family Nobody Wanted

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555535025

    Doss's charming, touching, and at times hilarious chronicle tells how each of the children, representing white, Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Korean, Mexican, and Native American backgrounds, came to her and husband Carl, a Methodist minister. She wr…

  • Louisa May Alcott

    Louisa May Alcott
    av Madeleine B. Stern

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555534172

    Madeleine B. Stern, one of the world's leading Alcott scholars, shows how the breadth of Alcott's work, ranging from Little Women to sensational thrillers and war stories, serves as a reflection of a fascinating and complicated life dotted with pove…

  • Animal

    Animal
    av Casey Sherman

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555538224

    "Joseph Barboza is the most dangerous individual known."-FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, 1965Joe Barboza knew that there were two requirements for getting inducted into the Mafia. You had to be Sicilian. And you had to commit a contract killing. The N…

  • Remarkable Providences

    Remarkable Providences

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555530983

    "These documents have been chosen, in every case, for the way they reflect lived experience among average people in our colonial past. There is no real substitute for such primary evidence -- no other way to capture the feel of events from day to da…

  • With Robert Lowell and His Circle

    With Robert Lowell and His Circle
    av Kathleen Spivack

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537883

    In 1959 Kathleen Spivack won a fellowship to study at Boston University with Robert Lowell. Her fellow students were Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton, among others. Thus began a relationship with the famous poet and his circle that would last to the end…

  • In Search of Sacco and Vanzetti

    In Search of Sacco and Vanzetti
    av Susan Tejada

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537302

    It was a bold and brutal crime-robbery and murder in broad daylight on the streets of South Braintree, Massachusetts, in 1920. Tried for the crime and convicted, two Italian-born laborers, anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, went to the…

  • Burglars On The Job

    Burglars On The Job
    av Richard T. Wright

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555532710

    Through extensive and candid interviews, the authors of this ground-breaking work have studied burglars' decision-making processes within the context of their streetlife culture. In this volume they present their findings in the areas of motivation,…

  • Sports Justice

    Sports Justice
    av Roger I. Abrams

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537005

    Americans, brought up playing or watching sports, absorb the notions of fair play not simply as integral themes of sportsmanship on the field, but also as values they try to carry into their everyday lives. In this accessible and fascinating look at…

  • Check It While I Wreck It

    Check It While I Wreck It
    av Gwendolyn D. Pough

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536077

    Looks at women involved in hip-hop culture, describing their motivations, identitites, aims, and actions.

  • Hans Hotter

    Hans Hotter
    av Donald Arthur, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Zubin Mehta

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536619

    Hans Hotter (1909-2003) was one of opera's most influential and profoundly moving artists of the twentieth century. His imposing frame and austere, high-browed profile made him an ideal figure of tragic dignity, unequaled in his era as Wotan, Amfort…

  • Cybercrime and the Law

    Cybercrime and the Law
    av Susan W. Brenner

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537999

    The exponential increase in cybercrimes in the past decade has raised new issues and challenges for law and law enforcement. Based on case studies drawn from her work as a lawyer, Susan W. Brenner identifies a diverse range of cybercrimes, including…

  • Catalogue of Books In The Massachusetts Historical Library-An Annotated Edition of The 1796 Library Catalogue of The Massachusetts His

    Catalogue of Books In The Massachusetts Historical Library-An Annotated Edition of The 1796 Library Catalogue of The Massachusetts His
    av Cushing

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780934909693

  • Understanding Domestic Homicide

    Understanding Domestic Homicide
    av Neil Websdale

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555533939

    This groundbreaking examination of murder among intimate partners considers domestic homicides in all their guises -- not just those occurring between sexual partners but the killing of children, parents, and siblings as well. Unlike previous studie…

  • The War Of American Independence

    The War Of American Independence
    av Don Higginbotham

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780930350444

  • Exile and Embrace

    Exile and Embrace
    av Anthony Santoro

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555538170

    With passion and precision, Exile and Embrace examines the key elements of the religious debates over capital punishment and shows how they reflect the values and self-understandings of contemporary Americans. Santoro demonstrates that capital punis…

  • Exile and Embrace

    Exile and Embrace
    av Anthony Santoro

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555538163

    With passion and precision, Exile and Embrace examines the key elements of the religious debates over capital punishment and shows how they reflect the values and self-understandings of contemporary Americans. Santoro demonstrates that capital punis…

  • Ethnography At The Edge

    Ethnography At The Edge

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555533403

    The candid, first-person accounts of their experiences, especially in illegal, immoral, and dangerous situations, reveal the horrors, perils, and joys of ethnographic research. The methodological, theoretical, and political implications of field wor…

  • Neither Angels Nor Demons

    Neither Angels Nor Demons
    av Kathleen Ferraro

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536633

    She is a victim of intimate partner violence, a woman who has been harmed. She is a criminal offender, a woman who has harmed others. Superficially, it seems she is two separate women. "Victim" and "offender" are binary categories used within law, s…

  • Making Time

    Making Time
    av Jane Lancaster

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536527

    Readers of "Cheaper by the Dozen" - and moviegoers - remember Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878-1972) as the nurturing mom who endured the antics of twelve children and an engineer husband eager to experiment with the principles of efficiency, especiall…

  • The Papers of Robert Treat Paine v. 3; 1774-1777

    The Papers of Robert Treat Paine v. 3; 1774-1777

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780934909860

    Volume 3 of this series traces the national phase of Robert Treat Paine's public career as well as the start of his state service in Massachusetts. One of the prosecutors in the Boston Massacre trials of 1770, Paine was already well known in the pro…

  • Civil War Sisterhood

    Civil War Sisterhood
    av Judith Ann Giesberg

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536589

    The Civil War-era U.S. Sanitary Commission (USSC) was the largest wartime benevolent institution. Judith Ann Giesberg demonstrates convincingly that that generation of women provided a crucial link between the local evangelical crusades of the early…

  • Malevolent Muse

    Malevolent Muse
    av Oliver Hilmes

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537890

    Of all the colorful figures on the twentieth-century European cultural scene, hardly anyone has provoked more polarity than Alma Schindler Mahler Gropius Werfel (1879 - 1964), mistress to a long succession of brilliant men and wife of three of the b…

  • Women and Sports in the United States

    Women and Sports in the United States
    av Jean O'reilly, Susan K. Cahn, Jean O'reilly

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536718

    A spectacular transformation in women's sports has occurred over the past century in colleges, high schools, and recreational leagues across the nation. Gradual changes during the late 1950s and 1960s within the fields of women's physical education…

  • Building A New Boston

    Building A New Boston
    av Thomas H. O'Connor

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555532468

    "Here is one of the great stories in American urban history told by a great historian. In 1949, Boston was 'a hopeless backwater,' its skyline stunted, and its municipal government a national disgrace; by 1970 a 'New Boston' had been created, with n…

  • Domestic Violence

    Domestic Violence

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555538293

    This volume introduces and critiques the various methodologies employed in current research on domestic violence. By discussing different methodologies side by side as they are applied to the same aspect of domestic violence, and by examining divers…

  • Domestic Violence

    Domestic Violence

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555538309

    This volume introduces and critiques the various methodologies employed in current research on domestic violence. By discussing different methodologies side by side as they are applied to the same aspect of domestic violence, and by examining divers…

  • Love And Marriage in Early African America

    Love And Marriage in Early African America
    av Frances Smith Foster

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555536763

    Love and Marriage in Early African America brings together a remarkable range of folk sayings, rhymes, songs, poems, letters, lectures, sermons, short stories, memoirs, and autobiographies. Spanning over 100 years, from the slave era to the New Negr…

  • Identity Thieves

    Identity Thieves
    av Heith Copes

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555537678

    Although identity theft is one of the fastest growing economic crimes in the United States, researchers have devoted little attention to understanding identity thieves. Basing their work on interviews with 59 inmates serving time in federal prison f…

  • Jazz and Culture in a Global Age

    Jazz and Culture in a Global Age
    av Stuart Nicholson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555538446

    Noted jazz scholar, biographer, and critic Stuart Nicholson has written an entertaining and enlightening consideration of the music's global past, present, and future. Jazz's emergence on the world scene coincided with America's rise as a major glob…

  • Home To Harlem

    Home To Harlem
    av Claude McKay

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555530242

    With sensual, often brutal accuracy, Claude McKay traces the parallel paths of two very different young men struggling to find their way through the suspicion and prejudice of American society. At the same time, this stark but moving story touches o…

  • Salem-Village Witchcraft

    Salem-Village Witchcraft
    av Paul S. Boyer

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555531652

    Few episodes in American history have aroused such intense and continued interest as the 1692 Salem witchcraft trials. This volume draws exclusively on primary documents to reveal the underlying conflicts and tensions that caused that small, agricul…

  • The Diary of Alice James

    The Diary of Alice James
    av Alice James

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555533977

    Unlike her ubiquitous brothers, psychologist and philosopher William and novelist Henry, Jr., Alice James (1848-1892)-the youngest child and only daughter of the wealthy, mercurial, and eccentric New Englander Henry James, Sr.-passed much of her bri…