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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
The tale of Robin Hood, a mischievous rabble-rouser who made it his mission in life to redistribute wealth by stealing from the rich and lavishing the booty on impoverished people, has been a part of the popular imagination for centuries. This rollicking version was first published in 1891 and introduces many of the elements of the story that we're... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 12.95
Twenty-five years ago, Hollywood released The China Syndrome, featuring Jane Fonda and Michael Douglas as a TVnews crew who witness what appears to be a serious accident at a nuclear power plant. In a spectacular coincidence, on March 28, 1979, less than two weeks after the movie came out, the worst accident in the history of commercial nuclear power... more...
- University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95
Those people in uniforms who ring bells and raise money for the poor during the holiday season belong to a religious movement that in 1865 combined early feminism, street preaching, holiness theology, and intentionally outrageous singing into what soon became the Salvation Army. more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95
How much radiation is too much? J. Samuel Walker examines the evolution, over more than a hundred years, of radiation protection standards and efforts to ensure radiation safety for nuclear workers and for the general public. The risks of radiation?caused by fallout from nuclear bomb testing, exposure from medical or manufacturing procedures, effluents... more...
- LSU Press 2008; US$ 17.95
In the late 1890s a journalist wrote, "Spanish women would rather weep at a husband's or a son's gravesite than blush for lack of patriotic fervor." Yet at a time when women were expected to sacrifice their sons and husbands willingly for the sake of the nation, women organized and led three significant demonstrations against conscription in Spain.... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 24.95
Reduce the time and stress associated with yourpresentations Bookshelves are crowded with books on how to be an exceptionalpresenter and promise to produce a brilliant, standing-ovationspeaker. But what about a presentation resource for the rest of us?There are so many of us regular folk who who want to spend just alittle time and effort to get... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 32.00
Since the inception of the Atlantic Coast Conference, intense rivalries, legendary coaches, gifted players, and fervent fans have come to define the league's basketball history. In ACC Basketball , J. Samuel Walker traces the traditions and the dramatic changes that occurred both on and off the court during the conference's rise to a preeminent position... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
The book explores the nature of public conscience, the influence of the generation that came of age in the Progressive Era on the modern civil rights movements, the nature of women?s leadership, the dynamics of civil rights in a multi-racial context, and the way in which religion plays a role in broader social movements. These two ecumenical... more...