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  • The Woodwright's Shop

    The Woodwright's Shop
    av Roy Underhill

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807840825

    More than 330 photographs illustrate historical information on traditional woodworking and detailed introductions to specific tasks, projects, and techniques, from tree felling to timberframe construction

  • Captive University

    Captive University
    av John Connelly

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807848654

    This comparative history of the higher education systems in Poland, East Germany and the Czech lands reveals an unexpected diversity within East European Stalinism. With information gleaned from archives in each of these places, the author offers a…

  • Raising Government Children

    Raising Government Children
    av Catherine E. Rymph

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469635644

    In the 1930s, buoyed by the potential of the New Deal, child welfare reformers hoped to formalize and modernize their methods, partly through professional casework but more importantly through the loving care of temporary, substitute families. Today…

  • Raising Government Children

    Raising Government Children
    av Catherine E. Rymph

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469635637

    In the 1930s, buoyed by the potential of the New Deal, child welfare reformers hoped to formalize and modernize their methods, partly through professional casework but more importantly through the loving care of temporary, substitute families. Today…

  • Reading the Romance

    Reading the Romance
    av Janice A. Radway

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807843499

    Originally published in 1984, Reading the Romance challenges popular (and often demeaning) myths about why romantic fiction, one of publishing's most lucrative categories, captivates millions of women readers. Among those who have disparaged romance…

  • Recasting the Vote

    Recasting the Vote
    av Cathleen D. Cahill

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469659329

    We think we know the story of women's suffrage in the United States: women met at Seneca Falls, marched in Washington, D.C., and demanded the vote until they won it with the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. But the fight for women's voting…

  • Recasting the Vote

    Recasting the Vote

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469666129

    We think we know the story of women's suffrage in the United States: women met at Seneca Falls, marched in Washington, D.C., and demanded the vote until they won it with the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. But the fight for women's voting…

  • Race for Profit

    Race for Profit
    av Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469653662

    Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor offers a damning chronicle of the twilight of redlining and the introduction of conventional real estate practices into the Black urban market, uncovering a transition from racist exclusion to predatory inclusion. Widespread…

  • Race for Profit

    Race for Profit
    av Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469663883

    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD By the late 1960s and early 1970s, reeling from a wave of urban uprisings, politicians finally worked to end the practice of redlining. Reasoning that the turbulence could be calmed by turning Black city-d…

  • Oberlin, Hotbed of Abolitionism

    Oberlin, Hotbed of Abolitionism
    av J. Brent Morris

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469645599

    By exploring the role of Oberlin-the college and the community-in fighting against slavery and for social equality, J. Brent Morris establishes this ""hotbed of abolitionism"" as the core of the antislavery movement in the West and as one of the mos…

  • Oberlin, Hotbed of Abolitionism

    Oberlin, Hotbed of Abolitionism
    av J. Brent Morris

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469618272

    By exploring the role of Oberlin - the college and the community - in fighting against slavery and for social equality, J. Brent Morris establishes this "hotbed of abolitionism" as the core of the antislavery movement in the West and as one of the m…

  • Nazi Empire-Building and the Holocaust in Ukraine

    Nazi Empire-Building and the Holocaust in Ukraine
    av Wendy Lower

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807858639

    On 16 July 1941, Adolf Hitler convened top Nazi leaders at his headquarters in East Prussia to dictate how they would rule the newly occupied eastern territories. Ukraine, the ""jewel"" in the Nazi empire, would become a German colony administered b…

  • Environments of Empire

    Environments of Empire

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469655932

    The age of European high imperialism was characterized by the movement of plants and animals on a historically unprecedented scale. The human migrants who colonized territories around the world brought a variety of other species with them, from the…

  • Environments of Empire

    Environments of Empire

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469655925

    The age of European high imperialism was characterized by the movement of plants and animals on a historically unprecedented scale. The human migrants who colonized territories around the world brought a variety of other species with them, from the…

  • The Action Francaise and Revolutionary Syndicalism

    The Action Francaise and Revolutionary Syndicalism
    av Paul Mazgaj

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807874332

    Mazgaj traces the interaction between the syndicalist Left and the royalist Right in France during the period between the Dreyfuss affair and the beginnings of World War I. Some royalists turned to the Left to enlist support for replacing the Third…

  • Strangers and Pilgrims

    Strangers and Pilgrims
    av Catherine A. Brekus

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807847459

    Margaret Meuse Clay, who barely escaped a public whipping in the 1760s for preaching without a license; ""Old Elizabeth,"" an ex-slave who courageously traveled to the South to preach against slavery in the early nineteenth century; Harriet Livermor…

  • Black Marxism

    Black Marxism
    av Cedric J. Robinson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807848296

    In this ambitious work, first published in 1983, Cedric Robinson demonstrates that efforts to understand black people's history of resistance solely through the prism of Marxist theory are incomplete and inaccurate. Marxist analyses tend to presuppo…

  • Counter-revolution of the Word

    Counter-revolution of the Word
    av Alan Filreis

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469614663

    During the Cold War an unlikely coalition of poets, editors, and politicians converged in an attempt to discredit--if not destroy--the American modernist avant-garde. Ideologically diverse yet willing to bespeak their hatred of modern poetry through…

  • Black in Place

    Black in Place
    av Brandi Thompson Summers

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469654010

    While Washington, D.C., is still often referred to as "Chocolate City," it has undergone significant demographic, political, and economic change in the last decade. In D.C., no place represents this shift better than the H Street corridor. In this b…

  • Black in Place

    Black in Place
    av Brandi Thompson Summers

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469654003

    While Washington, D.C., is still often referred to as "Chocolate City," it has undergone significant demographic, political, and economic change in the last decade. In D.C., no place represents this shift better than the H Street corridor. In this b…

  • Interpreting Our Heritage

    Interpreting Our Heritage

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807858677

    Every year millions of Americans visit national parks and monuments, state and municipal parks, battlefield areas, historic houses, and museums. By means of guided tours, exhibits, and signs, visitors to these areas receive a very special kind of ed…

  • Before Eminent Domain

    Before Eminent Domain
    av Susan Reynolds

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469622194

    In this concise history of expropriation of land for the common good in Europe and North America from medieval times to 1800, Susan Reynolds contextualizes the history of an important legal doctrine regarding the relationship between government and…

  • Hammer and Hoe

    Hammer and Hoe
    av Robin D. G. Kelley

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469625485

    A groundbreaking contribution to the history of the ""long Civil Rights movement,"" Hammer and Hoe tells the story of how, during the 1930s and 40s, Communists took on Alabama's repressive, racist police state to fight for economic justice, civil an…

  • The New York Intellectuals

    The New York Intellectuals
    av Alan M. Wald

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807841693

    In contrast to other scholars who emphasize the affinity of the ""New York Intellectuals"" for literary modernism and its largely Jewish composition as its defining characteristics, Wald finds these traits to be secondary to the group's agonizing ef…

  • No Common Ground

    No Common Ground
    av Karen L. Cox

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469662671

    When it comes to Confederate monuments, there is no common ground. Polarizing debates over their meaning have intensified into legislative maneuvering to preserve the statues, legal battles to remove them, and rowdy crowds taking matters into their…

  • Classical Rhetoric and Its Christian and Secular Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times

    Classical Rhetoric and Its Christian and Secular Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times
    av George A. Kennedy

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807847695

    Since its original publication by UNC Press in 1980, this book has provided thousands of students with a concise introduction and guide to the history of the classical tradition in rhetoric, the ancient but ever vital art of persuasion. Now, George…

  • Revolutionaries for the Right

    Revolutionaries for the Right
    av Kyle Burke

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469640730

    Freedom fighters. Guerilla warriors. Soldiers of fortune. The many civil wars and rebellions against communist governments drew heavily from this cast of characters. Yet from Nicaragua to Afghanistan, Vietnam to Angola, Cuba to the Congo, the connec…

  • Revolutionaries for the Right

    Revolutionaries for the Right

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469666204

    Freedom fighters. Guerrilla warriors. Soldiers of fortune. The many civil wars and rebellions against communist governments drew heavily from this cast of characters. Yet from Nicaragua to Afghanistan, Vietnam to Angola, Cuba to the Congo, the conne…

  • Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America

    Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America
    av Nancy Isenberg

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807847466

    With this book, Nancy Isenberg illuminates the origins of the women's rights movement. Rather than herald the singular achievements of the 1848 Seneca Falls convention, she examines the confluence of events and ideas--before and after 1848--that, in…

  • Prairie Patrimony

    Prairie Patrimony
    av Sonya Salamon

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807845530

    Prairie Patrimony consolidates, refines, advances and grounds recent scholarship that challenges familiar platitudes about family farming and rural life in the United States. . . . No one should doubt the great contribution that Salamon has made to…

  • Whose Blues?

    Whose Blues?
    av Adam Gussow

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469660363

    Mamie Smith's pathbreaking 1920 recording of "Crazy Blues" set the pop music world on fire, inaugurating a new African American market for "race records". Not long after, such records also brought black blues performance to an expanding internationa…

  • Whose Blues?

    Whose Blues?
    av Adam Gussow

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469660356

    Mamie Smith's pathbreaking 1920 recording of "Crazy Blues" set the pop music world on fire, inaugurating a new African American market for "race records". Not long after, such records also brought black blues performance to an expanding internationa…

  • Gunnar Myrdal and America's Conscience

    Gunnar Myrdal and America's Conscience
    av Walter A. Jackson

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807844601

    Gunnar Myrdal's An American Dilemma (1944) influenced the attitudes of a generation of Americans on the race issue and established Myrdal as a major critic of American politics and culture. Walter Jackson explores how the Swedish Social Democratic s…

  • The Heart of Confederate Appalachia

    The Heart of Confederate Appalachia
    av Gordon B. McKinney

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807855034

    In the mountains of western North Carolina, the Civil War was fought on different terms than those found throughout most of the South. Though relatively minor strategically, incursions by both Confederate and Union troops disrupted life and threaten…

  • The Old English Riddles of the 'Exeter Book'

    The Old English Riddles of the 'Exeter Book'

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807898093

    The Exeter Book, a late tenth-century manuscript of early Old English poetry, is an anthology of religious homiletic verse, elegiac poetry, and ninety-one lyric riddles. The riddles are of particular interest to students of Old English poetry and An…

  • Muhammad's Body

    Muhammad's Body
    av Michael Muhammad Knight

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469658919

    Muhammad's Body introduces questions of embodiment and materiality to the study of the Prophet Muhammad. Analyzing classical Muslim literary representations of Muhammad's body as they emerge in Sunni hadith and sira from the eighth through the eleve…

  • Muhammad's Body

    Muhammad's Body
    av Michael Muhammad Knight

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469658902

    Muhammad's Body introduces questions of embodiment and materiality to the study of the Prophet Muhammad. Analyzing classical Muslim literary representations of Muhammad's body as they emerge in Sunni hadith and sira from the eighth through the eleve…

  • Mystical Dimensions of Islam

    Mystical Dimensions of Islam
    av Annemarie Schimmel

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807899762

    Thirty-five years after its original publication, Mystical Dimensions of Islam still stands as the most valuable introduction to Sufism, the main form of Islamic mysticism. This edition brings to a new generation of readers Annemarie Schimmel's hist…

  • A Failed Empire

    A Failed Empire
    av Vladislav M. Zubok

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807859582

    This book features the Cold War from the Soviet side. In this widely praised book, Vladislav Zubok argues that Western interpretations of the Cold War have erred by exaggerating either the Kremlin's pragmatism or its aggressiveness. Explaining the i…

  • Remaking the American Patient

    Remaking the American Patient
    av Nancy Tomes

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469622774

    In a work that spans the twentieth century, Nancy Tomes questions the popular--and largely unexamined--idea that in order to get good health care, people must learn to shop for it. Remaking the American Patient explores the consequences of the consu…

  • Conflicting Missions

    Conflicting Missions
    av Piero Gleijeses

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807854648

    Based on unprecedented research in Cuban, American and European archives, this is an account of Cuban policy in Africa from 1959 to 1976 and of its escalating clash with US policy towards the continent. Piero Gleijeses aims to shed new light on US f…

  • Stories of Civil War in El Salvador

    Stories of Civil War in El Salvador
    av Erik. Ching

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469628660

    El Salvador's civil war began in 1980 and ended twelve bloody years later.It saw extreme violence on both sides, including the terrorising and targetingof civilians by death squads, recruitment of child soldiers, and the death anddisappearance of mo…

  • Stories of Civil War in El Salvador

    Stories of Civil War in El Salvador
    av Erik. Ching

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469630410

    El Salvador's civil war began in 1980 and ended twelve bloody years later.It saw extreme violence on both sides, including the terrorising and targetingof civilians by death squads, recruitment of child soldiers, and the death anddisappearance of mo…

  • Home Fires Burning

    Home Fires Burning
    av Belinda J. Davis

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807848371

    Challenging assumptions about the separation of high politics and everyday life, this book uncovers the important influence of the broad civilian populace, particularly poorer women, on German domestic and even military policy during World War I. As…

  • An Intimate Economy

    An Intimate Economy
    av Alexandra J. Finley

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469655116

    Alexandra Finley adds crucial new dimensions to the boisterous debate over the relationship between slavery and capitalism by placing women's labor at the center of the antebellum slave trade, focusing particularly on slave traders' ability to profi…

  • An Intimate Economy

    An Intimate Economy
    av Alexandra J. Finley

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469661353

    Alexandra Finley adds crucial new dimensions to the boisterous debate over the relationship between slavery and capitalism by placing women's labor at the center of the antebellum slave trade, focusing particularly on slave traders' ability to profi…

  • Songs of Zion

    Songs of Zion
    av James T. Campbell

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807847114

    Founded by free people of color in Philadelphia in the aftermath of the American Revolution, the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church emerged in the nineteenth century as the preeminent black institution in the United States. In 1896, the church…

  • From Here to Equality

    From Here to Equality
    av William Darity Jr.

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469654973

    Racism and discrimination have choked economic opportunity for African Americans at nearly every turn. At several historic moments, the trajectory of racial inequality could have been altered dramatically. Perhaps no moment was more opportune than t…

  • Pea Ridge

    Pea Ridge
    av Earl J. Hess

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807846698

    The 1862 battle of Pea Ridge in northwestern Arkansas was one of the largest Civil War engagements fought on the western frontier, and it dramatically altered the balance of power in the Trans-Mississippi. This study of the battle is based on resear…

  • The Construction of Textual Authority in German Literature of the Medieval and Early Modern Periods

    The Construction of Textual Authority in German Literature of the Medieval and Early Modern Periods

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469615042

    Current interest in the intersections of various kinds of discourse provides the basis for a fresh look at diverse textual strategies of cultural legitimation. This collection presents an introductory essay and eleven studies (written in English and…

  • Wilson's Creek

    Wilson's Creek
    av Richard W. Hatcher III

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807855751

    In the summer of 1861, Americans were preoccupied by the question of which states would join the secession movement and which would remain loyal to the Union. This question was most fractious in the border states of Maryland, Kentucky, and Missouri.…

  • Out on Assignment

    Out on Assignment
    av Alice Fahs

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469621968

    Out on Assignment illuminates the lives and writings of a lost world of women who wrote for major metropolitan newspapers at the start of the twentieth century. Using extraordinary archival research, Alice Fahs unearths a richly networked community…

  • Eric Williams and the Making of the Modern Caribbean

    Eric Williams and the Making of the Modern Caribbean
    av Colin A. Palmer

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807859247

    This book covers the important West Indian scholar and politician.Born in Trinidad, Eric Williams (1911-81) founded the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago's first modern political party in 1956, led the country to independence from the British culminat…

  • Jah Kingdom

    Jah Kingdom
    av Monique A. Bedasse

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469633596

    From its beginnings in 1930s Jamaica, the Rastafarian movement has become a global presence. While the existing studies of the Rastafarian movement have primarily focused on its cultural expression through reggae music, art, and iconography, Monique…

  • Jah Kingdom

    Jah Kingdom
    av Monique A. Bedasse

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469633589

    From its beginnings in 1930s Jamaica, the Rastafarian movement has become a global presence. While the existing studies of the Rastafarian movement have primarily focused on its cultural expression through reggae music, art, and iconography, Monique…

  • Capitalism and slavery

    Capitalism and slavery
    av Eric Eustace Williams

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807844885

    Slavery helped finance the Industrial Revolution in England. Plantation owners, shipbuilders, and merchants connected with the slave trade accumulated vast fortunes that established banks and heavy industry in Europe and expanded the reach of capita…

  • Froth and Scum

    Froth and Scum
    av Andie Tucher

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807844724

    Discusses how the course of journalism and the rise of sensational journalism evolved due to two major trials during the 1830s and 1840s.

  • Hotel Life

    Hotel Life
    av Caroline Field Levander

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469636115

    What is a hotel? As Caroline Field Levander and Matthew Pratt Guterl show us in this thought-provoking book, even though hotels are everywhere around us, we rarely consider their essential role in our modern existence and how they help frame our sen…

  • Hotel Life

    Hotel Life
    av Caroline Field Levander

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469621128

    What is a hotel? As Caroline Field Levander and Matthew Pratt Guterl show us in this thought-provoking book, even though hotels are everywhere around us, we rarely consider their essential role in our modern existence and how they help frame our sen…

  • Trouble of the World

    Trouble of the World
    av Zach Sell

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469661346

    In the mid-nineteenth century, U.S. slavery was characterized by relentless expansion and unrelenting exportation, not only of commodities but also of ideas. Zach Sell traces U.S. slavery's significance to colonial land-based dispossessions on a glo…

  • Trouble of the World

    Trouble of the World
    av Zach Sell

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469660455

    In the mid-nineteenth century, U.S. slavery was characterized by relentless expansion and unrelenting exportation, not only of commodities but also of ideas. Zach Sell traces U.S. slavery's significance to colonial land-based dispossessions on a glo…

  • The Rise of Modern Business

    The Rise of Modern Business
    av Mansel G. Blackford

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807858868

    The Rise of Modern Business compares and analyzes the development of business and business institutions in several countries from the preindustrial era to the present. Paying close attention to connections between business development and political,…

  • The Harpsichord Owner's Guide

    The Harpsichord Owner's Guide
    av Edward L. Kottick

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807843888

    Kottick presents technical information in an accessible, but entertaining, way: the forms and styles of harpsichords, advice on purchasing decisions, maintenance techniques (such as voicing, regulating, and changing strings, tongues, plectra, spring…

  • Contested Culture

    Contested Culture
    av Jane M. Gaines

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807843260

    Jane M. Gaines examines the phenomenon of images as property, focusing on the legal staus of mechanically produced visual and audio images from popular culture. Bridging the fields of critical legal studies and cultural studies, she analyzes copyrig…