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Love, intimacy and power: Marriage and Patriarchy in Scotland, 1650-1850

by Katie Barclay Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
03/2014
ISBN:
9780719095559
Format:
Pb+ 236 pages

Winner of the 2012 Senior Hume Brown Prize in Scottish History and the 2012 Women's History Network (UK) Book Prize'An important...

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Landscape of Reform: Civic Pragmatism and Environmental Thought in America

by Ben A. Minteer The MIT Press
Pub Date:
03/2009
ISBN:
9780262512558
Format:
Pb+ 280 pages

In The Landscape of Reform Ben Minteer offers a fresh and provocative reading of the intellectual foundations of American environmentalism,...

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Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition

by Marni Davis New York University Press
Pub Date:
01/2014
ISBN:
9781479882441
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

Finalist, 2014 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature from the Jewish Book Council From kosher wine to their ties to...

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Writing, Publishing, and Reading Local Gazetteers in Imperial China, 1100-1700

by Joseph Dennis Harvard University Asia Center
Pub Date:
02/2015
ISBN:
9780674504295
Format:
Hbk 406 pages

This book is the definitive study of imperial Chinese local gazetteers, one of the most important sources for pre-modern Chinese...

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Sino-Soviet Alliance: An International History

by Austin Jersild The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
08/2016
ISBN:
9781469629834
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

In 1950 the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China signed a Treaty of Friendship, Alliance, and Mutual Assistance to...

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Boy Colonel of the Confederacy: The Life and Times of Henry King Burgwyn, Jr.

by Archie K. Davis The University of North Carolina Press
Pub Date:
03/1998
ISBN:
9780807847091
Format:
Pb+ 424 pages

Henry King Burgwyn, Jr. (1841-63), one of the youngest colonels in the Confederate Army, died at the age of twenty-one while leading...

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Rock Star: The Making of Musical Icons from Elvis to Springsteen

by David R Shumway Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
08/2014
ISBN:
9781421413921
Format:
Hbk 264 pages

"All stars are celebrities, but not all celebrities are stars," states David Shumway in the introduction to Rock Star, an informal...

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Slavery and the Culture of Taste

by Simon Gikandi Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
04/2014
ISBN:
9780691160979
Format:
Pb+ 392 pages

It would be easy to assume that, in the eighteenth century, slavery and the culture of taste--the world of politeness, manners,...

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Why America Is Not a New Rome

by Vaclav Smil The MIT Press
Pub Date:
08/2014
ISBN:
9780262526852
Format:
Pb+ 240 pages

America's post-Cold War strategic dominance and its pre-recession affluence inspired pundits to make celebratory comparisons to...

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After Newspeak: Language Culture and Politics in Russia from Gorbachev to Putin

by Michael Gorham Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
04/2014
ISBN:
9780801479267
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

In After Newspeak, Michael S. Gorham presents a cultural history of the politics of Russian language from Gorbachev and glasnost...

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