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- Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 29.95
Peter Lorre described himself as merely a 'face maker'. His own negative attitude also characterizes traditional perspectives which position Lorre as a tragic figure within film history: the promising European artist reduced to a Hollywood gimmick, unable to escape the murderous image of his role in Fritz Lang's M. This book shows that the life... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
The term 'cult film star' has been employed in popular journalistic writing for the last 25 years, but what makes cult stars distinct from other film stars has rarely been addressed. This collection explores the processes through which film stars/actors become associated with the cult label, from Bill Murray to Ruth Gordon and Ingrid Pitt. more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2014; US$ 14.99
In small-town West Virginia, 1954, one newcomer's special gift with food produces both gratitude and censure. Will she and her daughter find a home in Wise--or leave brokenhearted? more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2016; US$ 14.99
Perla Phillips has carried a secret for over sixty years. When she sees her granddaughter, Ella, struggling in life, Perla decides to share her story--then suffers a debilitating stroke before she can do so. As Ella and her aunt begin to look into her grandmother's past, they'll learn more than they expected about Perla, faith, and each other. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 61.95
This book examines immigration law from a gender perspective. It shows how immigration law situates gender conflicts outside the national order, projecting them onto non-western countries, exotic cultures, clandestine labour and criminal organizations. In doing so, immigration law sustains the illusion that gender conflicts have moved beyond the pale... more...
- Sourcebooks 2004; US$ 14.95
Based on the bestselling parenting book 1-2-3 Magic "If you only have time to read one book about managing student behavior, make it this one." "This book is a great resource for new teachers and veteran teachers." The fastest way to get back to what you love--teaching! Being a teacher can be one of the most rewarding professions, but also... more...
- LSU Press 2017; US$ 35.00
Growing, contemporary support for protecting the American rural landscape against commodification for human consumption is rooted in New Deal-era policies that sought to maintain and build upon the natural environmental benefits of existing ecosystems. This inspired tactic is perhaps best illustrated by the Prairie States Forestry Project (PSFP), established... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95
This path-breaking volume explores cultures of energy, the underlying but under-appreciated dimensions of both crisis and innovation in resource use around the globe. Theoretical chapters situate pressing energy issues in larger conceptual frames, and ethnographic case studies reveal energy as it is imagined, used, and contested in a variety of cultural... more...