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- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 30.00
Tracing the origin of gospel blues music in the USA, this study outlines the controversy that developed during the 1930s between two church factions: one using the music to nurture a distinct Afro-American culture; the other wanting only assimilation with the dominant Anglo-American culture. more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 39.99
Most observers believe that gospel music has been sung in African-American churches since their organization in the late 1800s. Yet nothing could be further from the truth, as Michael W. Harris's history of gospel blues reveals. Tracing the rise of gospel blues as seen through the career of its founding figure, Thomas Andrew Dorsey, Harris tells the... more...
- SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 44.00
This completely rewritten edition of the bestselling The Employment Interview Handbook provides a comprehensive review of various streams of research into employment interviewing, including: the validity and fairness of interview outcomes; assessment of person-organization `it'; factors affecting the interviewer's decision-making process; and applicant... more...
- CRC Press 2007; US$ 194.95
As rising levels of mercury in the environment pose an increasing threat of toxicity to humans and wildlife, several laws already call for industries to reduce mercury emissions at the source. Ecosystem Responses to Mercury Contamination: Indicators of Change outlines the infrastructure and methods needed to measure, monitor, and regulate the concentration... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 24.95
In this unique and engaging collection, twelve essays celebrate the legacy of one of America's most important playwrights and investigate Williams's enduring effect on America's cultural, theatrical, and literary heritage. Like Faulkner before him, Tennessee Williams gave universal appeal to southern characters and settings. His major plays,... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 39.99
This volume conveys a critique of the mayors of Washington, D.C since 1968 and an analysis of public policies that have confronted D.C. since congress granted limited Home Rule. This analysis of public policy problems and assessment of contemporary mayors should be of interest across disciplines-political science, urban studies and public policy. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 40.00
From the late nineteenth century until World War I, a group of Columbia University students gathered under the mentorship of the renowned historian William Archibald Dunning (1857--1922). Known as the Dunning School, these students wrote the first generation of state studies on the Reconstruction -- volumes that generally sympathized with white southerners,... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2012; US$ 39.95
The first African American fraternities and sororities were established at the turn of the twentieth century to encourage leadership, racial pride, and academic excellence among black college students confronting the legacy of slavery and the indignities of Jim Crow segregation. With a strong presence that endures on today's campuses, African American... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 62.99
Intelligence and the National Security Strategist: Enduring Issues and Challenges presents students with a useful anthology of published articles from diverse sources as well as original contributions to the study of intelligence. The collection includes classic perspectives from the history of warfare, views on the evolution of U.S. intelligence,... more...