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- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 26.99
The epic clash of an Irish-American, Italian, and Onondaga-Canadian that jump-started the first marathon mania and heralded the modern age in sports The eyes of the world watched as three runners?dirt poor Johnny Hayes, who used to run barefoot through the streets of New York City; candymaker Dorando Pietri; and the famed Tom Longboat?converged... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 49.99
Part of a trilogy "The Problem of Slavery in World History", this is the second book in the series. It features a preface exploring the anti-slavery debate among American historians, between the 1970s and 1990s, started by the original publication of this book in the 1970s. more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 33.99
This collection of the author's selected essays reflect his wide-ranging interests in American colonial history, Afro-American history, the social sciences and American literature. Amongst his topics are capital punishment, the American anti-slavery movement and the cowboy as American hero. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 30.00
From the revered historian, the long-awaited conclusion of the magisterial history of slavery and emancipation in Western culture that has been nearly fifty years in the making. David Brion Davis is one of the foremost historians of the twentieth century, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Bancroft Prize, and nearly every... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
Based on the author?s 39 years of teaching environmental policy, working in Washington, and traveling, Comparing Environmental Policies in 16 Countries offers a complete primer in environmental dilemmas and policies from a comparative perspective. The book covers 16 countries according to five themes: participation, interest groups, political parties,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 29.99
Acknowledgments. Introduction. PART 1. FIRST ENCOUNTERS. The Meaning of America. Utilizing the Native Labor Force. New World Fantasies. Labor Needs. The Black Legend. A Critique of the Slave Trade. PART 2. EUROPEAN COLONIZATION NORTH OF MEXICO. Justifications for English Involvement in the New World. A Rationale for New World Colonization. England's... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 8.99
Over 70 recipes help you create memorable dishes in moments - and even inspire you to come up with inventions of your own. Hillary Davis is the author of several sucessful cookbooks, including Garden Entertaining, Celebrate: Traditional Ethnic Entertaining in America, and Great Grilling: Easy and Elegant Entertaining All Year Round. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 12.99
In development circles, there is now widespread consensus that social entrepreneurs represent a far better mechanism to respond to needs than we have ever had before--a decentralized and emergent force that remains our best hope for solutions that can keep pace with our problems and create a more peaceful world. David Bornstein's previous book... more...