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Brand: National Geographic Society
Through an exploration of her country home in Wales, acclaimed travel writer Morris discovers the heart of her fascinating country and what it means to be Welsh.
Brand: McFarland & Company
In recent years, the number of strip clubs in the United States has increased dramatically. Dressed up with terms such as gentlemens clubs, they often feature valet parking, limousines, executive dining rooms, extravagant menus-and, of course, topless or nude women dancing on stage. Stripping has become a big business, with over 3.5 million people, primarily men, attending clubs each week. But what about the women who perform in the clubs? Why do they do it?
Brand: University of California Press
A passionate call for a new sense of the music that makes American identity, not the traditional singular, pretty or triumphant chorus, but music from Los Angeles to Havana to the Bronx to the US-Mexico Border, from hip hop to Latin rock, that is the story of racial and ethnic difference--always hybrid, heterogeneous, and enriching.
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience.
Brand: Blackstone Audiobooks
Tamim Ansary has emerged as one of the most eloquent voices on the conflict between Islam and the West. His book is a deeply personal account of the struggle to reconcile two great civilizations and to find some point in the imagination where they might meet. Unabridged. 4 CDs.
This work describes the journalism careers of four black women within the context of the period in which they lived and worked. Ida B. Wells-Barnett, Mary Church Terrell, Alice Dunbar-Nelson and Amy Jacques Garvey were among a group of approximately twenty black women journalists who wrote for newspapers, magazines and other media during the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century.
Brand: University of Minnesota Press
Explores the art of the celebrated Chicana artist who depicts her childhood in the Mexican-American community in South Texas.
When Amitava Kumar left Patna, India, he envisioned himself as an up-and-coming citizen of the world, leaving behind the confines of Indian traditions. Yet like the wave of exiles that preceded him, he found that once we leave our past, we are defined by it: in the U.S. he is pigeonholed by his appearance and quizzed about saris and arranged marriages. There is no beginning that is a blank page, writes Kumar.
Brand: Wadsworth Publishing Company
SLAUGHTERHOUSE BLUES: THE MEAT AND POULTRY INDUSTRY IN NORTH AMERICA draws on more than 15 years of research by the authors, a cultural anthropologist and a social geographer, to present a detailed look at the meat and poultry industry in the United States and Canada. Following chapters on today's beef, poultry, and pork industries, SLAUGHTERHOUSE BLUES examines industry impacts on workers and on the communities that host its plants.
Brand: Nabu Press
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Rethinking the significance of the West in American culture, this collection summarizes the debate and brings together materials from disparate sources. The volumes in this set are also available individually.
Shared assessment is the standardized approach to assessment and the sharing of information and documentation within and between health and social care. This book offers students and practitioners a step-by-step guide to the process, helping them to overcome some of the anxieties of change and providing realistic guidance on the process.
Brand: State University of New York Press
In this provocative and in-depth history of several decades of recent Buffalo city politics, Neil Kraus examines the local political causes behind geographic concentrations of poverty. Race, Neighborhoods, and Community Power makes the compelling case that policy adopted at the local level has had a significant impact on the development of low-income, segregated urban neighborhoods.
Brand: University of Oklahoma Press
Beginning with the founding of the Hudson''s Bay Company in 1670, the fur trade dominated the development of the Canadian west. Although detailed accounts of the fur-trade era have appeared, until recently the rich social history has been ignored.
Brand: Wesleyan University Press
Though wildly popular, daytime soaps are arguably the most denigrated and parodied of any contemporary entertainment form. For this reason, even the most devoted soap opera fans are often reticent or even secretive about the shows they love. Watching Daytime Soap Operas is a meditation on the pleasures--and displeasures--of watching and talking about daytime soap operas.