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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Black Faces, White Spaces

    Black Faces, White Spaces
    av Carolyn Finney

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469614489

    Why are African Americans so underrepresented when it comes to interest in nature, outdoor recreation, and environmentalism? In this thought-provoking study, Carolyn Finney looks beyond the discourse of the environmental justice movement to examine…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Holy Smoke

    Holy Smoke
    av John Shelton Reed

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469629667

    Finally available in paperback - the definitive guide to the people, recipes, and lore North Carolina is home to the longest continuous barbecue tradition on the North American mainland. Now available for the first time in paperback, Holy Smoke is a…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • From Coveralls to Zoot Suits

    From Coveralls to Zoot Suits
    av Elizabeth R. Escobedo

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469622095

    During World War II, unprecedented employment avenues opened up for women and minorities in U.S. defense industries at the same time that massive population shifts and the war challenged Americans to rethink notions of race. At this extraordinary hi…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Rainer Maria Rilke and Jugendstil

    Rainer Maria Rilke and Jugendstil
    av Karl Eugene Webb

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469658582

    This study focuses on the striking relationship between one of the most important and enigmatic poets of the twentieth century and the art and artists of the Art Nouveau. The author explores the depth of the relationship itself, examines Rilke's act…

  • Capitalism and slavery

    Capitalism and slavery
    av Eric Eustace 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…

  • Relicts of a Beautiful Sea

    Relicts of a Beautiful Sea
    av Christopher Norment

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469618661

    Along a tiny spring in a narrow canyon near Death Valley, seemingly against all odds, an Inyo Mountain slender salamander makes its home. "The desert," writes conservation biologist Christopher Norment, "is defined by the absence of water, and yet i…

  • 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…

  • Rape and Sexual Power in Early America

    Rape and Sexual Power in Early America
    av Sharon Block

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807857618

    In a comprehensive examination of rape and its prosecution in British America between 1700 and 1820, Sharon Block exposes the dynamics of sexual power on which colonial and early republican Anglo-American society was based. Block analyzes the legal,…

  • Urban Green

    Urban Green
    av Colin Fisher

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469619958

    In early twentieth-century America, affluent city-dwellers made a habit of venturing out of doors and vacationing in resorts and national parks. Yet the rich and the privileged were not the only ones who sought respite in nature. In this pathbreakin…

  • 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…

  • Domestic Secrets

    Domestic Secrets
    av Maria Agren

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469614533

    Between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries, women's role in the Swedish economy was renegotiated and reconceptualised. Maria Agren chronicles changes in married women's property rights, revealing the story of Swedish women's property as not ju…

  • Tender Violence

    Tender Violence
    av Laura Wexler

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807848838

    Laura Wexler presents an incisive analysis of how the first American female photojournalists contributed to a ""doctrine vision"" that reinforced the imperialism and racism of America around the dawn of the 20th century. These women photographers, w…

  • Confronting the Veil

    Confronting the Veil
    av Jonathan Scott Holloway

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807853436

    In this book, Jonathan Holloway explores the early lives and careers of economist Abram Harris Jr., sociologist E. Franklin Frazier, and political scientist Ralph Bunche - three black scholars who taught at Howard University during the New Deal and,…

  • How Race Is Made

    How Race Is Made
    av Mark M. Smith

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807859254

    This title shows how the five senses shaped southern racial stereotypes.For at least two centuries, argues Mark Smith, white southerners used all of their senses - not just their eyes - to construct racial difference and define race. His provocative…

  • Vaudeville and the Making of Modern Entertainment, 1890-1925

    Vaudeville and the Making of Modern Entertainment, 1890-1925
    av David Monod

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469660554

    Today, vaudeville is imagined as a parade of slapstick comedians, blackface shouters, coyly revealed knees, and second-rate acrobats. But vaudeville was also America's most popular commercial amusement from the mid-1890s to the First World War; at i…

  • Vaudeville and the Making of Modern Entertainment, 1890-1925

    Vaudeville and the Making of Modern Entertainment, 1890-1925
    av David Monod

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469660547

    Today, vaudeville is imagined as a parade of slapstick comedians, blackface shouters, coyly revealed knees, and second-rate acrobats. But vaudeville was also America's most popular commercial amusement from the mid-1890s to the First World War; at i…

  • Hiroshima Diary

    Hiroshima Diary

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807845479

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

  • Making Machu Picchu

    Making Machu Picchu
    av Mark Rice

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469643533

    Speaking at a 1913 National Geographic Society gala, Hiram Bingham III, the American explorer celebrated for finding the ""lost city"" of the Andes two years earlier, suggested that Machu Picchu ""is an awful name, but it is well worth remembering."…

  • Making Machu Picchu

    Making Machu Picchu
    av Mark Rice

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469643526

    Speaking at a 1913 National Geographic Society gala, Hiram Bingham III, the American explorer celebrated for finding the ""lost city"" of the Andes two years earlier, suggested that Machu Picchu ""is an awful name, but it is well worth remembering."…

  • Sister Thorn and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America

    Sister Thorn and Catholic Mysticism in Modern America
    av Paula M. Kane

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469626581

    One day in 1917, while cooking dinner at home in Manhattan, Margaret Reilly (1884-1937) felt a sharp pain over her heart and claimed to see a crucifix emerging in blood on her skin. Four years later, Reilly entered the convent of the Sisters of the…

  • The Mountains Have Come Closer

    The Mountains Have Come Closer
    av Jim Wayne Miller

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469636597

    Mountains Have Come Closer is a collection of poems by Jim Wayne Miller which draw on his life experiences growing up and living in Appalachia. Miller was awarded the Thomas Wolfe Award for the book in 1980.

  • The Rise of Modern Business

    The Rise of Modern Business
    av Mansel G. Blackford

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807858868

    This is thoroughly updated for the twenty-first century. ""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 attenti…

  • Trench Warfare under Grant and Lee

    Trench Warfare under Grant and Lee
    av Earl J. Hess

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469609942

    Earl J.Hess's study of armies and fortifications turns to the 1864 Overland Campaign to cover battles from the Wilderness to Cold Harbor. Drawing on meticulous research in primary sources and careful examination of battlefields at the Wilderness, Sp…

  • The Great Awakening

    The Great Awakening

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807842607

    Most twentieth-century Americans fail to appreciate the power of Christian conversion that characterized the eighteenth-century revivals, especially the Great Awakening of the 1740s. The common disdain in this secular age for impassioned religious e…

  • Twisted Cross

    Twisted Cross
    av Doris L. Bergen

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807845608

    This text addresses how Germany's Christians responded to Nazism by focusing on the 600,000 self-described "German Christians" who sought to expunge all Jewish elements from the Christian church. It also shows how German Christians were incorporated…

  • Reproduction on the Reservation

    Reproduction on the Reservation
    av Brianna Theobald

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469653167

    This pathbreaking book documents the transformation of reproductive practices and politics on Indian reservations from the late nineteenth century to the present, integrating a localized history of childbearing, motherhood, and activism on the Crow…

  • Reproduction on the Reservation

    Reproduction on the Reservation
    av Brianna Theobald

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469653150

    This pathbreaking book documents the transformation of reproductive practices and politics on Indian reservations from the late nineteenth century to the present, integrating a localized history of childbearing, motherhood, and activism on the Crow…

  • Dangerous Grounds

    Dangerous Grounds
    av David L. Parsons

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469661551

    As the Vietnam War divided the nation, a network of antiwar coffeehouses appeared in the towns and cities outside American military bases. Owned and operated by civilian activists, GI coffeehouses served as off-base refuges for the growing number of…

  • Dangerous Grounds

    Dangerous Grounds
    av David L. Parsons

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469632018

    As the Vietnam War divided the nation, a network of antiwar coffeehouses appeared in the towns and cities outside American military bases. Owned and operated by civilian activists, GI coffeehouses served as off-base refuges for the growing number of…

  • Shenandoah 1862

    Shenandoah 1862
    av Peter Cozzens

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469606828

    One of the most intriguing and storied episodes of the Civil War, the 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign has heretofore been related only from the Confederate point of view. Moving seamlessly between tactical details and analysis of strategic significa…

  • All Bound Up Together

    All Bound Up Together
    av Martha S. Jones

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807858455

    The place of women's rights in African American public culture has been an enduring question, one that has long engaged activists, commentators, and scholars. ""All Bound Up Together"" explores the roles black women played in their communities' soci…

  • The Common Cause

    The Common Cause
    av Robert G. Parkinson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469652184

    When the Revolutionary War began, the odds of a united, continental effort to resist the British seemed nearly impossible. Few on either side of the Atlantic expected thirteen colonies to stick together in a war against their cultural cousins. In th…

  • The Common Cause

    The Common Cause
    av Robert G. Parkinson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469626635

    When the Revolutionary War began, the odds of a united, continental effort to resist the British seemed nearly impossible. Few on either side of the Atlantic expected thirteen colonies to stick together in a war against their cultural cousins. In th…

  • From Goodwill to Grunge

    From Goodwill to Grunge
    av Jennifer le Zotte

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469631905

    In this surprising new look at how clothing, style, and commerce came together to change American culture, Jennifer Le Zotte examines how secondhand goods sold at thrift stores, flea markets, and garage sales came to be both profitable and culturall…

  • From Goodwill to Grunge

    From Goodwill to Grunge
    av Jennifer le Zotte

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469631899

    In this surprising new look at how clothing, style, and commerce came together to change American culture, Jennifer Le Zotte examines how secondhand goods sold at thrift stores, flea markets, and garage sales came to be both profitable and culturall…

  • Coming Out Under Fire

    Coming Out Under Fire
    av Allan Berube

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807871775

    During World War II, as the United States called on its citizens to serve in unprecedented numbers, the presence of gay Americans in the armed forces increasingly conflicted with the expanding antihomosexual policies and procedures of the military.…

  • 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…

  • Religion and the Racist Right

    Religion and the Racist Right
    av Michael Barkun

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807846384

    This edition traces the role of Christian Identity figures in the events of the first half of the 1990s, from the Oklahoma City bombing, to the rise of the militia movement and the Freemen standoff in Montana. It explores the government's response t…

  • The Call of Bilal

    The Call of Bilal
    av Edward E. Curtis IV

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469618111

    How do people in the African diaspora practice Islam? While the term "Black Muslim" may conjure images of Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali, millions of African-descended Muslims around the globe have no connection to the American-based Nation of Islam. Th…

  • The Peninsula Campaign and the Necessity of Emancipation

    The Peninsula Campaign and the Necessity of Emancipation
    av Glenn David Brasher

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469617503

    In the Peninsula Campaign of spring 1862, Union general George B. McClellan failed in his plan to capture the Confederate capital and bring a quick end to the conflict. But the campaign saw something new in the war--the participation of African Amer…

  • 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 c…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…