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- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 13.99
C. Wright Mills is best remembered for his highly acclaimed work The Sociological Imagination , in which he set forth his views on how social science should be pursued. Leading sociologist Todd Gitlin brings this fortieth anniversary edition up to date with a lucid introduction in which he considers the ways social analysis has progressed since Mills... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99
While the rise and abolition of slavery and ongoing race relations are central themes of the history of the United States, the African diaspora actually had a far greater impact on Latin and Central America. More than ten times as many Africans came to Spanish and Portuguese America as the United States. In this, the first history of the African diaspora... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 12.99
On its initial release, The History of Jazz was heralded as a classic: it was honored as one of the twenty best books of the year in The Washington Post and was chosen as a notable book of the year in The New York Times . Now Gioia brings the story up-to-date, drawing on his latest research and covering the full spectrum of the music's past, present,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 17.99
Analyzing the biblical material in light of recent archaeological discoveries about rural village life in ancient Palestine, Meyers depicts Israelite women as strong and significant actors within their families and society. more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99
By unveiling the influence of social rules at all levels of society-from private property to government policy, and from the rules governing our oceans to the dynamics of innovation and change within corporations and communities- Who Rules the Earth? is essential reading for anyone who understands that sustainability is not just a personal choice,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 16.99
On the morning of August 9, 1757, British and colonial officers defending the besieged Fort William Henry surrendered to French forces, accepting the generous "parole of honor" offered by General Montcalm. As the column of British and colonials marched with their families and servants to Fort Edward some miles south, they were set upon by the Indian... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 16.99
Duong Van Mai Elliott's The Sacred Willow , an extraordinary narrative woven from the lives of four generations of her own family, illuminates fascinating--and until now unexplored--strands of Vietnamese history. Beginning with her great-grandfather and continuing to the present, Mai Elliott traces her family's journey through a long era of tumultuous... more...
- Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 87.99
"A first-rate book which throws new light on the topic"-- The Washington Post Book World . "This splendid study of the way the media actually covered the war is among the best and most important books published on the war in Vietnam"-- History Book Review . This incisive history of the role of the media in Vietnam shows that, far from being consistently... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 17.99
Rainbow's End tells the story of the stock market collapse in a colorful, swift-moving narrative that blends a vivid portrait of the 1920s with an intensely gripping account of Wall Street's greatest catastrophe. The book offers a vibrant picture of a world full of plungers, powerful bankers, corporate titans, millionaire brokers, and buoyantly... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 9.99
Blackburn offers a tour de force exploration of what he calls "the most exciting and engaging issue in the whole of philosophy"--the age-old war over truth. Beginning with an early skirmish in the war--when Socrates confronted the sophists in ancient Athens--Blackburn offers a penetrating look at the longstanding battle these two groups have waged,... more...