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- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 34.99
By exploring Warren County's history, Morris traces the evolution of Old South society from its pioneer origins to the onset of the Civil War. This is a study of a society's development, a snapshot of a community in crisis, which challenges many traditional notions about the American South. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 34.99
Introduction: The Evolution of Old South Civilization. 1. Pioneers of the Loosa Chitto. 2. Economic Transformation and the Rise of the Planters' World. 3. Relations Within the Households: White Families. 4. Households Within Households: Masters and Slaves. 5. Brothers and Neighbors: The Politics of Patriarchy. 6. Hamlets and Towns: The Urban Process.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95
In this study opera serves as a nexus, shedding light on the circulation of ideas about politics, nature, technology, and aesthetics. Morris investigates operatic representations of the mountains in German modernism, showing how the liminal quality of the landscape forms the backdrop for opera's reflexive engagement with the identity and limits... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 25.99
In The Big Muddy, the first long-term environmental history of the Mississippi, Christopher Morris offers a brilliant tour across five centuries as he illuminates the interaction between people and the landscape, from early hunter-gatherer bands to present-day industrial and post-industrial society. Morris shows that when Hernando de Soto arrived at... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 31.99
This rich collection will introduce students of philosophy and politics to the contemporary critical literature on the classical social contract political thinkers Thomas Hobbes (1599-1697), John Locke (1632-1704), and Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778). A dozen essays and book excerpts have been selected to guide students through the texts and to introduce... more...
- Ulysses Press 2010; US$ 14.95
THE INTERNET'S DARK SIDE Take a cyber journey where the flicker of LCD screens illuminates unimaginable evil. It starts as a harmless online-date, but can quickly turn to kidnap, torture and death. More than just tales of sinister criminals, this collection of true horror stores destroys commonly held myths, like "it's safe to meet someone after... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2009; US$ 8.74
It's an age-old question: is it nature or nurture? Can there really be a 'demon seed' that causes serial killers to act the way they do? Or is it an unfortunate combination of influences and events during their formative years that has turned them into such monsters? But no matter how many people they have killed, no matter how many lives they have... more...
- John Blake 2010; US$ 5.99
Analyzing the early years of the lives of men like Jeffrey Dahmer, who abused and killed 17 young men, offers a fascinating insight into the effects of a dysfunctional or abusive childhood. Criminologists Christopher Berry-Dee and Steven Morris have spoken and corresponded with killers all over the world in a quest to discover what made them the... more...