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- Wiley 2003; US$ 22.95
Find out what life was like in colonial America from the people wholived it! This first book in the American Heritage American Voices serieswill give you a rare glimpse into the day-to-day experiences ofearly Americans. You'll learn from fourteen-year-old GeorgeWashington about his Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour (suchas "Do not laugh too much... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 14.95
Who is your favorite American hero—Thomas Jefferson, Susan B. Anthony, Martin Luther King, Cesar Chavez, or Sally Ride? Many of these men and women took risks to secure freedom for all Americans—including you and your family. Have Fun with American Heroes is filled with brief biographies, fascinating facts, and interesting quotes from... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00
For most bills in American legislatures, the issue of turf?or which committee has jurisdiction over a bill?can make all the difference. Turf governs the flow and fate of all legislation. In this innovative study, David C. King explains how jurisdictional areas for committees are created and changed in Congress. Political scientists have long maintained... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
A scholarly work that aims to be both broad enough in scope to satisfy upper-division undergraduates studying folk belief and narrative and detailed enough to meet the needs of graduate students in the field. more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 22.95
A rare first-hand glimpse of the Civil War through the words of those who were there This exciting new addition to the American Heritage American Voices series offers young readers insights into the culture and ideas of the Civil War era through a variety of primary sources. The book includes major historical documents, such as the Gettysburg Address,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 39.95
Drawing on a range of new media sources, including websites, chat rooms, blogs and forums, this book explores the concerns expressed by advocates of white power, with regard to racial hierarchy and social order, the crisis of traditional American values, the perpetuation of liberal, feminist, elitist ideas, the degradation of the family and the fetishization... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 54.95
An understanding of current trauma imaging concepts is essential for all medical personnel involved in the care of trauma patients where the outcome may depend on a rapid assessment of the nature and severity of injuries, allowing appropriate medical management and surgical or non-surgical intervention. Containing more than 300 state of the art full... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 24.99
Commodified and Criminalized examines the centrality of sport to discussions of racial ideologies and racist practices in the 21st century. It disputes familiar refrains of racial progress, arguing that athletes sit in a contradictory position masked by the logics of new racism and dominant white racial frames. Contributors discuss athletes ranging... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 30.99
In the last ten years, there has been a resurgence of interest in repression and violence within states. Paths to State Repression improves our understanding of why states use political repression, highlighting its relationship to dissent and mass protest. The authors draw upon a wide variety of political-economic contexts, methodological approaches,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 34.95
For two and a half centuries, Philadelphians have been actively involved in archaeological research. In particular, three vital and venerable cultural institutions?the American Philosophical Society (founded 1743), the Academy of Natural Sciences (founded 1812), and the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania (founded 1893)?have nurtured... more...