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- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 8.99
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...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 0.99
Marathon Crasher is David Davis?s stunning account of how Merry Lepper became the first American woman to complete a marathon At a time when television was pushing male-dominated sports coverage into living rooms across America, women were struggling just to set foot onto the playing field. Barred from officially registering for long-distance... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2010; US$ 34.95
This selection of Boltons influential writings on theory and practice are essential reading for all teachers and students of drama. They consider drama as an art form, the teachers role, modes of involvement, the role of emotion, structuring drama lessons, planning and assessment - among much else. more...
- Institute of Education Press 2011; US$ 31.95
Although the brilliant, edgy plays of Geoff Gillham are frequently performed - to great acclaim - they have never been published. In this book David Davis has collected six of Gillhams best plays, each suited in length and topic for performance by youth groups or secondary schools. 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$ 16.95
2014 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist Shortlisted for the 2014 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature 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... more...
- CRC Press 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...