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  • 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…

  • Hiroshima Diary

    Hiroshima Diary
    av Michihiko Hachiya

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807845479

    An eyewitness account of life in Hiroshima during and after the bombing

  • Capitalism and slavery

    Capitalism and slavery
    av Eric Williams

    Häftad - 1994 - 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…

  • Capitalism and Slavery

    Capitalism and Slavery
    av Eric Williams

    Inbunden - 1944 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807804438

    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…

  • The Terms of Order

    The Terms of Order
    av Cedric J. Robinson

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469628219

    Do we live in basically orderly societies that occasionally erupt into violent conflict, or do we fail to perceive the constancy of violence and disorder in our societies? In this classic book, originally published in 1980, Cedric J. Robinson conten…

  • 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…

  • Lethal State

    Lethal State
    av Seth Kotch

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469649870

    For years, American states have tinkered with the machinery of death, seeking to align capital punishment with evolving social standards and public will. Against this backdrop, North Carolina had long stood out as a prolific executioner with harsh m…

  • Lethal State

    Lethal State
    av Seth Kotch

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469649863

    For years, American states have tinkered with the machinery of death, seeking to align capital punishment with evolving social standards and public will. Against this backdrop, North Carolina had long stood out as a prolific executioner with harsh m…

  • Remaking Black Power

    Remaking Black Power
    av Ashley D. Farmer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469654737

    In this comprehensive history, Ashley D. Farmer examines black women's political, social, and cultural engagement with Black Power ideals and organizations. Complicating the assumption that sexism relegated black women to the margins of the movement…

  • Remaking Black Power

    Remaking Black Power
    av Ashley D. Farmer

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469634371

    In this comprehensive history, Ashley D. Farmer examines black women's political, social, and cultural engagement with Black Power ideals and organizations. Complicating the assumption that race and gender constraints relegated black women to the ma…

  • Popular Religion in Late Saxon England

    Popular Religion in Late Saxon England
    av Karen Louise Jolly

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807845653

    This work traces the cultural intermingling of Christian liturgy and indigenous Germanic customs and argues that elf charms and similar practices represent the successful Christianization of native folklore.

  • Racism in the Nation's Service

    Racism in the Nation's Service
    av Eric S. Yellin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469628387

    Between the 1880s and 1910s, thousands of African Americans passed civil service exams and became employed in the executive offices of the federal government. However, by 1920, promotions to well-paying federal jobs had nearly vanished for black wor…

  • Racism in the Nation's Service

    Racism in the Nation's Service
    av Eric S. Yellin

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469607207

    Between the 1880s and 1910s, thousands of African Americans passed civil service exams and became employed in the executive offices of the federal government. However, by 1920, promotions to well-paying federal jobs had nearly vanished for black wor…

  • 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…

  • Corn and Capitalism

    Corn and Capitalism
    av Nancy L. Westrate

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807854372

    Exploring the history and importance of corn worldwide, Arturo Warman traces its development from a New World food of poor and despised peoples into a commodity that plays a major role in the modern global economy. The book, first published in Mexic…

  • Free the Land

    Free the Land
    av Edward Onaci

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469656144

    On March 31, 1968, over 500 Black nationalists convened in Detroit to begin the process of securing independence from the United States. Many concluded that Black Americans' best remaining hope for liberation was the creation of a sovereign nation-s…

  • Free the Land

    Free the Land
    av Edward Onaci

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469656137

    On March 31, 1968, over 500 Black nationalists convened in Detroit to begin the process of securing independence from the United States. Many concluded that Black Americans' best remaining hope for liberation was the creation of a sovereign nation-s…

  • Fresh Wounds

    Fresh Wounds

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807872406

    Every student of the Holocaust knows the crucial importance of survivors' testimonies in reconstructing the crime. Most such accounts, however, were recorded years or even decades after the end of World War II. The survivor narratives that make up t…

  • Landscape of Migration

    Landscape of Migration
    av Ben Nobbs-Thiessen

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469656106

    In the wake of a 1952 revolution, leaders of Bolivia's National Revolutionary Movement (MNR) embarked on a program of internal colonization known as the "March to the East." In an impoverished country dependent on highland mining, the MNR sought to…

  • Landscape of Migration

    Landscape of Migration
    av Ben Nobbs-Thiessen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469656090

    In the wake of a 1952 revolution, leaders of Bolivia's National Revolutionary Movement (MNR) embarked on a program of internal colonization known as the "March to the East." In an impoverished country dependent on highland mining, the MNR sought to…

  • Hazards of the Job

    Hazards of the Job
    av Christopher C. Sellers

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807847985

    Hazards of the Job explores the roots of modern environmentalism in the early-twentieth-century United States. It was in the workplace of this era, argues Christopher Sellers, that our contemporary understanding of environmental health dangers first…

  • The Young Lords

    The Young Lords
    av Johanna Fernandez

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469653440

    Against the backdrop of America's escalating urban rebellions in the 1960s, an unexpected cohort of New York radicals unleashed a series of urban guerrilla actions against the city's racist policies and contempt for the poor. Their dramatic flair, u…

  • Tabernacles of Clay

    Tabernacles of Clay
    av Taylor G. Petrey

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469656229

    Taylor G. Petrey's trenchant history takes a landmark step forward in documenting and theorizing about Latter-day Saints (LDS) teachings on gender, sexual difference, and marriage. Drawing on deep archival research, Petrey situates LDS doctrines in…

  • Tabernacles of Clay

    Tabernacles of Clay
    av Taylor G. Petrey

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469656212

    Taylor G. Petrey's trenchant history takes a landmark step forward in documenting and theorizing about Latter-day Saints (LDS) teachings on gender, sexual difference, and marriage. Drawing on deep archival research, Petrey situates LDS doctrines in…

  • A Theory of Craft

    A Theory of Craft
    av Howard Risatti

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469600901

    What is craft? How is it different from fine art or design? In A Theory of Craft, Howard Risatti examines these issues by comparing handmade ceramics, glass, metalwork, weaving, and furniture to painting, sculpture, photography, and machine-made des…

  • Merchants and Entrepreneurs in Imperial Russia

    Merchants and Entrepreneurs in Imperial Russia
    av Alfred J. Rieber

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807843055

    This book is the first general history of Russian ""businessmen"" from Peter the Great to the Revolution of 1917. It is also a challenging new interpretation of the nature of social change in tsarist Russia.Alfred Rieber seeks to explain how Russia…

  • Town House

    Town House
    av Bernard L. Herman

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469633527

    In this abundantly illustrated volume, Bernard Herman provides a history of urban dwellings and the people who built and lived in them in early America. In the eighteenth century, cities were constant objects of idealization, often viewed as the out…

  • Town House

    Town House
    av Bernard L. Herman

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807829912

    What houses tell us about the lives of those who dwelled within? In this abundantly illustrated volume, Bernard L. Herman provides a history of urban dwellings and the people who built and lived in them in early America. In the eighteenth century, c…

  • The People of the River

    The People of the River
    av Oscar de la Torre

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469643243

    In this history of the black peasants of Amazonia, Oscar de la Torre focuses on the experience of African-descended people navigating the transition from slavery to freedom. Drawing on social and environmental history, he connects the Amazonians int…

  • The People of the River

    The People of the River
    av Oscar de la Torre

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469643236

    In this history of the black peasants of Amazonia, Oscar de la Torre focuses on the experience of African-descended people navigating the transition from slavery to freedom. Drawing on social and environmental history, he connects the Amazonians int…

  • Visions of Freedom

    Visions of Freedom
    av Piero Gleijeses

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469628325

    During the final fifteen years of the Cold War, southern Africa underwent a period of upheaval, with dramatic twists and turns in relations between the superpowers. Americans, Cubans, Soviets, and Africans fought over the future of Angola, where ten…

  • Religious Freedom

    Religious Freedom
    av Tisa Wenger

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469634623

    Religious freedom is so often presented as a timeless American ideal and an inalienable right, appearing fully formed at the founding of the United States. That is simply not so, Tisa Wenger contends in this sweeping and brilliantly argued book. Ins…

  • Religious Freedom

    Religious Freedom
    av Tisa Wenger

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469661605

    Religious freedom is so often presented as a timeless American ideal and an inalienable right, appearing fully formed at the founding of the United States. That is simply not so, Tisa Wenger contends in this sweeping and brilliantly argued book. Ins…

  • 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…

  • The Invasion of America

    The Invasion of America
    av Francis Jennings

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807871447

    This title revisits the history of American colonization. In this iconoclastic book, Francis Jennings recasts the story of American colonization as a territorial invasion. The traditional history of early America paints the colonies as a transplanta…

  • The Circus Age

    The Circus Age
    av Janet M. Davis

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807853993

    This volume explores the development of the early 20th-century railroad circus against such broader historical developments as the rise of big business, the breakdown of separate spheres for men and women, and the genesis of the United States' overs…

  • 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…

  • Two Great Rebel Armies

    Two Great Rebel Armies
    av Richard M. McMurry

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807845691

    Richard McMurry compares the two largest Confederate armies, assessing why Lee's Army of Northern Virginia was more successful than the Army of Tennessee. His bold conclusion is that Lee's army was a better army--not just one with a better high comm…

  • 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 Alexander 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…

  • John Tyler, the Accidental President

    John Tyler, the Accidental President
    av Edward P. Crapol

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807872239

    The first vice president to become president on the death of the incumbent, John Tyler (1790-1862) was derided by critics as ""His Accidency."" In this biography of the tenth president, Edward P. Crapol challenges depiction's of Tyler as a die-hard…

  • The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy

    The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy
    av Chris Miller

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469630175

    The economic system forged by Stalin had many faults-the abuse of workers and the waste of resources on a massive scale among them. But for half a century the Soviet economy was stable. Why, then, did it suddenly collapse in the late 1980s, only a f…

  • The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy

    The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy
    av Chris Miller

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469661537

    For half a century the Soviet economy was inefficient but stable. In the late 1980s, to the surprise of nearly everyone, it suddenly collapsed. Why did this happen? And what role did Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's economic reforms play in the cou…

  • Beyond the Crossroads

    Beyond the Crossroads
    av Adam Gussow

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469633664

    The devil is the most charismatic and important figure in the blues tradition. He's not just the music's namesake (""the devil's music""), but a shadowy presence who haunts an imagined Mississippi crossroads where, it is claimed, Delta bluesman Robe…

  • Beyond the Crossroads

    Beyond the Crossroads
    av Adam Gussow

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469633657

    The devil is the most charismatic and important figure in the blues tradition. He's not just the music's namesake (""the devil's music""), but a shadowy presence who haunts an imagined Mississippi crossroads where, it is claimed, Delta bluesman Robe…

  • 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…

  • Islam without Europe

    Islam without Europe
    av Ahmad S. Dallal

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469641409

    Replete with a cast of giants in Islamic thought and philosophy, Ahmad S. Dallal's pathbreaking intellectual history of the eighteenth-century Muslim world challenges stale views of this period as one of decline, stagnation, and the engendering of a…

  • Islam without Europe

    Islam without Europe
    av Ahmad S. Dallal

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469640341

    Replete with a cast of giants in Islamic thought and philosophy, Ahmad S. Dallal's pathbreaking intellectual history of the eighteenth-century Muslim world challenges stale views of this period as one of decline, stagnation, and the engendering of a…

  • 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…

  • Putinomics

    Putinomics
    av Chris Miller

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469640662

    Featured in the Times Literary Supplement When Vladimir Putin first took power in 1999, he was a little-known figure ruling a country that was reeling from a decade and a half of crisis. In the years since, he has reestablished Russia as a great pow…

  • Modernism on the Nile

    Modernism on the Nile
    av Alex Dika Seggerman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469653044

    Analyzing the modernist art movement that arose in Cairo and Alexandria from the late nineteenth century through the 1960s, Alex Dika Seggerman reveals how the visual arts were part of a multifaceted transnational modernism. While the work of divers…

  • The Language of the Heart

    The Language of the Heart
    av Trysh Travis

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469607306

    In The Language of the Heart, Trysh Travis explores the rich cultural history of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and its offshoots and the larger ""recovery movement"" that has grown out of them. Moving from AA's beginnings in the mid-1930s as a men's fel…

  • Law, Land, and Family

    Law, Land, and Family
    av Eileen Spring

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807846421

    Eileen Spring presents an interpretation of the history of inheritance among the English gentry and aristocracy. In a work that recasts both the history of real property law and the history of the family, she argues that one of the principal and det…

  • The Woodwright's Workbook

    The Woodwright's Workbook
    av Roy Underhill

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807841570

    Features step-by-step instructions for a wide variety of woodworking projects.

  • Congress at the Grassroots

    Congress at the Grassroots
    av Richard F. Fenno

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807848555

    However much politicians are demeaned and denounced in modern American society, our democracy could not work without them. For this reason, says Richard Fenno, their activities warrant our attention. In his pioneering book, Home Style , Fenno demons…

  • Struggle for Mastery

    Struggle for Mastery
    av Michael Perman

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807849095

    Explores the process and impact of disfranchisement state by state and across the region Around 1900, the southern states embarked on a series of political campaigns aimed at disfranchising large numbers of voters. By 1908, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgi…

  • Fundamentals of Microwave and RF Design

    Fundamentals of Microwave and RF Design
    av Michael Steer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469656885

    Fundamentals of Microwave and RF Design enables mastery of the essential concepts required to cross the barriers to a successful career in microwave and RF design. Extensive treatment of scattering parameters, that naturally describe power flow, and…

  • Finding God through Yoga

    Finding God through Yoga
    av David J. Neumann

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469648637

    Paramahansa Yogananda (1893-1952), a Hindu missionary to the United States, wrote one of the world's most highly acclaimed spiritual classics, Autobiography of a Yogi, which was first published in 1946 and continues to be one of the best-selling spi…

  • Finding God through Yoga

    Finding God through Yoga
    av David J. Neumann

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469648620

    Paramahansa Yogananda (1893-1952), a Hindu missionary to the United States, wrote one of the world's most highly acclaimed spiritual classics, Autobiography of a Yogi, which was first published in 1946 and continues to be one of the best-selling spi…

  • Microwave and RF Design, Volume 4

    Microwave and RF Design, Volume 4
    av Michael Steer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469656960

    Microwave and RF Design: Modules focuses on the design of systems based on microwave modules. The use of modules has become increasingly important in RF and microwave engineering for rapidly realizing high performance microwave systems. When integra…

  • How to Read the Qur'an

    How to Read the Qur'an
    av Carl W. Ernst

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469609768

    How to Read the Qur'an offers a compact introduction and reader's guide for anyone, non-Muslim or Muslim, who wants to know how to approach, read, and understand the text of the Qur'an. Using a chronological reading of the text according to the conc…

  • Microwave and RF Design, Volume 5

    Microwave and RF Design, Volume 5
    av Michael Steer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469656984

    Microwave and RF Design: Amplifiers and Oscillators presents the design of amplifiers and oscillators in a way that enables state-of-the-art designs to be realized. Detailed strategies and case studies are presented. Design of competitive microwave…

  • Children of Coyote, Missionaries of Saint Francis

    Children of Coyote, Missionaries of Saint Francis

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807856543

    From precontact to the end of colonial order, recovering lost voices, and exploring issues both intimate and institutional, this sweeping examination of Spanish California illuminates Indian struggles against a confining colonial order and amidst ha…

  • Entrepreneurs of Ideology

    Entrepreneurs of Ideology
    av Gary D. Stark

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807836620

    Stark examines the importance of publishers and the book industry in the rise of twentieth-century Germany's radical right-wing cultural movements. He shows that these men thought their their professional ""calling"" conferred upon them the right an…

  • Microwave and RF Design, Volume 1

    Microwave and RF Design, Volume 1
    av Michael Steer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469656908

    Microwave and RF Design: Radio Systems is a circuits- and systems-oriented approach to modern microwave and RF systems. Sufficient details at the circuits and sub-system levels are provided to understand how modern radios are implemented. Design is…