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  • Blue Jays 1, Expos 0by David Luchuk

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2007; US$ 29.95

    The 2001-2002 offseason was a tumultuous one for Major League Baseball. The commissioner's move to contract two teams, voted on and approved by league owners in a 28-2 vote, left fans in several cities fearing for the future of their teams. The Montreal Expos, with a recent history of poor play and even poorer attendance, seemed an obvious choice.... more...

  • Baseball in Crisisby Frank P. Jozsa

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    Recent polls have placed football ahead of baseball in popularity. Does this reflect football's rise or baseball's decline? Why has the national pastime--a title perhaps becoming inaccurate--fallen behind other major sports? Is the trend reversible? This book identifies the most substantial and persistent issues that have impaired Major League... more...

  • Americans in Occupied Belgium, 1914-1918by Ed Klekowski; Libby Klekowski

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    Belgium in the First World War: the first country invaded, the longest occupied, and the last liberated. In 1914, Belgium was home to a large American colony: people working for U.S. corporations, diplomats with the American Legation and Americans in the arts--Brussels was cheaper than Paris. After the invasion, American journalists, writers and adventurers... more...

  • Exiting Vietnamby Michael A. Eggleston

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00

    Although the Paris Peace Accords ended direct United States military involvement in Vietnam on January 27, 1973, the process of withdrawal lasted over three years. This illuminating volume chronicles this withdrawal, its background, and its impact through a combination of official history and first-person accounts from key players at every level. Brief... more...

  • Women in Game of Thronesby Valerie Estelle Frankel

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00

    Game of Thrones, one of the hottest series on television, leaves hundreds of critics divided on how "feminist" the show really is. Certainly the female characters, strong and weak, embody a spectrum of archetypes--widow queens, warrior women, damsels in distress, career women, priestesses, crones, mothers and maidens. However, the problematic... more...

  • Found Footage Horror Filmsby Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    As the horror subgenre du jour, found footage horror's amateur filmmaking look has made it available to a range of budgets, allowing both major studios and independent productions to participate in the popular phenomenon. Surviving by adapting to technological and cultural shifts and popular trends, found footage horror is a successful and surprisingly... more...

  • Sowing the Seeds of Victoryby Rose Hayden-Smith

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    Sometimes, to move forward, we must look back. Gardening activity during American involvement in World War I (1917-1919) is vital to understanding and informing our current work in agriculture and food systems. Although many Americans are familiar with the Victory Gardens of World War II, few realize that their origins lie in the Liberty Garden program... more...

  • Jeffrey Hunterby Paul Green

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00

    Jeffrey Hunter is best remembered today for his roles as half-breed Martin Pawley in John Ford's classic western The Searchers (1956), as Jesus Christ in Nicholas Ray's King of Kings (1961) and as Christopher Pike, the first captain of the U.S.S. Enterprise, in the original Star Trek pilot. This work chronicles Hunter's entire film and... more...

  • Historicism, Originalism and the Constitutionby Patrick J. Charles

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    The use of history in law is a time honored tradition. Over the years the practice has assumed many forms, including historicism, intentionalism, interpretivist history, law office history, historical narrative, originalism, etc. This book picks up where past commentators have left off in this time honored debate. The different historically based approaches... more...

  • The Battle of Marathon in Scholarshipby Dennis L. Fink

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    This is an in-depth examination of the Battle of Marathon and the controversies surrounding it. Full use is made of the major ancient sources and the debate over the value of Herodotus, our major source. The book covers the rise of the Persian Empire, relations between the Greeks in the Persian Empire and the Ionian revolt which sets the stage for... more...