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- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 112.00
A collection of new, scholarly articles on the Jewish Workers' Bund - the first modern Jewish political party in Eastern Europe - written by prominent academics from eight countries. This work represents a broad range of perspectives, Jewish and non-Jewish, sympathetic to the Bund and critical of its work. The articles in this volume are fresh, make... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2002; US$ 9.99
This is the only expos of one of the world's most secretive and feared organizations: Yale University's nearly 200-year-old secret society, Skull and Bones. Through society documents and interviews with dozens of members, Robbins explains why this old-boy product of another time still thrives today. of photos. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Based on documentary materials including interviews with key players in China, this book charts the development of non-governmental and non-profit organizations in China from the late 1970s to the present day. It recounts how in the aftermath of the 1978 reforms that created a market economy and diversified interests and social life, new institutions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 42.95
As Chinese society becomes more open, and hopes rise that control by the Communist Party may become more relaxed, a great deal is expected from non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the formation of civil society. This book, based on extensive original research including detailed interview research in over 40 Chinese NGOs, discusses the current... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2005; US$ 85.00
Despite its prominence, the Orange Order has never been the focus of significant scholarly attention. With Faith, Fraternity and Fighting , Donald MacRaild provides the first serious full-length study of the Orange Order in northern England. Making extensive use of archival materials - many previously unavailable to scholars - he reveals the ways in... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 39.99
The first systematic social history of the Orange Order. Based on unprecedented access to the Order's archives, the book charts the Order's path from the peak of its influence, in the early 1960s, to its present crisis, and argues that the traditional Unionism of the past is giving way to a more militant form which is winning the hearts of... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 68.00
In 1915, forty years after the original Ku Klux Klan disbanded, a former farmer, circuit preacher, and university lecturer named Colonel William Joseph Simmons revived the secret society. By the early 1920s the KKK had been transformed into a national movement with millions of dues-paying members and chapters in all of the nation?s forty-eight states.... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 35.00
The Ku Klux Klan tells the story of AmericaŐs oldest and largest homegrown terrorist organization. It is a revealing look at the philosophies and methods of a secret society that used religious symbols, secret codes, and the cloak of anonymity to bind its members together in the cause of violent racial warfare.||The Ku Klux Klan encompasses the organizationŐs... more...