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  • Frog Townby Laurence Armand French

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 79.99

    Frog Town describes in detail a French Canadian parish where both Acadian and Quebecois settlers lived. Laurence Armand French discusses the work, language, and social activities of the working-class French Canadians in a comprehensive depiction of a community where a volatile history accentuated inter-ethnic/sectarian conflicts. more...

  • One World Currencyby Josť Rafael Abinader

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 54.99

    One World Currency presents a serious study about the need for a single stable currency with timely, historical references and skillful economic analysis by noted economist Josť Rafael Abinader. This book describes the means for the design, implementation, and administration for such a currency. more...

  • The Politics of Gender and the Culture of Sexualityby Ali A. Mazrui; Etin Anwar

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 40.99

    The Politics of Gender and the Culture of Sexuality outlines theories of gender within the intellectual paradigm of the triple heritage: Islam, Africanity, and the West. In doing so, the author and editor present a multifaceted and dynamic theoretical discourse of gender. more...

  • From Oil to Gas and Beyondby Trevor M. Boopsingh; Gregory McGuire

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 94.99

    This book chronicles the history of the petroleum industry in Trinidad and Tobago and appraises major policy decisions impacting its economy. The book will be useful as a source document to students, researchers, policy makers, and anyone interested in developments in the energy sector in a small developing state. more...

  • Crime At El Escorialby D.J. Walker

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 32.99

    Crime at El Escorial presents a comparative social and judicial analysis of an 1892 child murder, drawing from newspaper archives among other historical documents. D.J. Walker discusses the role of Spain?s intellectual elite in crystallizing dissatisfaction with the popular jury and the impact of journalists? fictionalized representations of the... more...

  • Philosophical Essays concerning Human Familiesby Stanley Vodraska

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 89.99

    In Philosophical Essays concerning Human Families , Stanley Vodraska describes a principle of moral practice that he calls ?the principle of familial preference.? The essays examine this principle in practices of love or charity, mercy, justice, and prudence, as well as in religion, morals, and politics. more...

  • The Logical Foundations of Social Theoryby Gert H. Mueller; Joseph R. Pearce

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 34.99

    The Logical Foundations of Social Theory describes Gert Mueller?s argument that physical, biological, social, moral, and cultural reality form an asymmetrical hierarchy of founding and controlling relationships that condition social reality rather than mechanically determining it. This book analyzes social stratification, the moral order, and culture... more...

  • Pennsylvania Electionsby John J. Kennedy

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 32.99

    Pennsylvania Elections provides a systematic and thorough analysis of every statewide election in Pennsylvania since 1950. By combining quantitative political science, political history, and political geography, this book will both pique the interest of those interested in the state?s politics and serve as a reference source for future scholars.... more...

  • Terra Incognitaby Joseph Isaac Abrahams

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 42.99

    Terra Incognita provides an autobiographical account of Joseph Abrahams? 75-year career as a psychoanalyst with extensive scientific data, life-altering discoveries, and insightful conclusions. Each chapter of Terra Incognita represents a different stage of Abrahams? career, from its prescient wartime beginnings to its post-retirement studies... more...

  • Fired Clay in Four Porcelain Clustersby Tai Wei Lim

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 64.99

    This book examines how energy use has evolved with technological advancements and changing social norms and ideas in environmental conservation and productive output in the ceramics-making industry. The four cities or towns of Arita, Hong Kong, Jingdezhen, and Yingge are the settings for this research. more...