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  • Twenty Thousand Roadsby Virginia Scharff

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    From Sacagawea's travels with Lewis and Clark to rock groupie Pamela Des Barres's California trips, women have moved across the American West with profound consequences for the people and places they encounter. Virginia Scharff revisits a grand theme of United States history?our restless, relentless westward movement--but sets out in new directions,... more...

  • The Modern World-System IVby Immanuel Wallerstein

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 36.95 US$ 29.56

    Immanuel Wallerstein?s highly influential, multi-volume opus, The Modern World-System, is one of this century?s greatest works of social science. An innovative, panoramic reinterpretation of global history, it traces the emergence and development of the modern world from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. This new volume encompasses the nineteenth... more...

  • The Modern World-System IIby Immanuel Wallerstein

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 36.95 US$ 29.56

    Immanuel Wallerstein?s highly influential, multi-volume opus, The Modern World-System, is one of this century?s greatest works of social science. An innovative, panoramic reinterpretation of global history, it traces the emergence and development of the modern world from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. more...

  • The Modern World-System IIIby Immanuel Wallerstein

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 36.95 US$ 29.56

    Immanuel Wallerstein?s highly influential, multi-volume opus, The Modern World-System, is one of this century?s greatest works of social science. An innovative, panoramic reinterpretation of global history, it traces the emergence and development of the modern world from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. more...

  • The Modern World-System Iby Immanuel Wallerstein

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 36.95 US$ 29.56

    Immanuel Wallerstein?s highly influential, multi-volume opus, The Modern World-System, is one of this century?s greatest works of social science. An innovative, panoramic reinterpretation of global history, it traces the emergence and development of the modern world from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. more...

  • Year of the Locustby Salim Tamari; Ihsan Salih Turjman

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96

    Year of the Locust captures in page-turning detail the end of the Ottoman world and a pivotal moment in Palestinian history. In the diaries of Ihsan Hasan al-Turjman (1893?1917), the first ordinary recruit to describe World War I from the Arab side, we follow the misadventures of an Ottoman soldier stationed in Jerusalem. There he occupied himself... more...

  • The Slave Next Doorby Kevin Bales; Ron Soodalter

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96

    In this riveting book, authors and authorities on modern day slavery Kevin Bales and Ron Soodalter expose the disturbing phenomenon of human trafficking and slavery that exists now in the United States. In The Slave Next Door we find that slaves are all around us, hidden in plain sight: the dishwasher in the kitchen of the neighborhood restaurant,... more...

  • Telematic Embraceby Roy Ascott; Edward A. Shanken

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76

    Long before e-mail and the Internet permeated society, Roy Ascott, a pioneering British artist and theorist, coined the term "telematic art" to describe the use of online computer networks as an artistic medium. In Telematic Embrace Edward A. Shanken gathers, for the first time, an impressive compilation of more than three decades of Ascott's philosophies... more...

  • Singular Womenby Kristen Frederickson; Sarah E. Webb

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76

    In this groundbreaking volume, contemporary art historians--all of them women--probe the dilemmas and complexities of writing about the woman artist, past and present. Singular Women proposes a new feminist investigation of the history of art by considering how a historian's theoretical approach affects the way in which research progresses and stories... more...

  • Subtle Bodiesby Glenn Peers

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 63.00 US$ 50.40

    Throughout the course of Byzantine history, Christian doctrine taught that angels have a powerful place in cosmology. It also taught that angels were immaterial, bodiless, invisible beings. But if that were the case, how could they be visualized and depicted in icons and other works of art? This book describes the strategies used by Byzantine artists... more...