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- Down East Books 2009; US$ 14.99
Photographer Patrisha McLean moved to the coastal town of Camden, Maine, 18 years ago and found it to be full of characters, in the quirky sense of the word and in terms of the word's other meaning, too-people of character. With camera and pen, McLean zooms in on 80 of her most memorable neighbors to create timeless portraits of the people that make... more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 13.99
Patagonia is the ultimate landscape of the mind. Like Siberia and the Sahara, it has become a metaphor for nothingness and extremity. Its frontiers have stretched beyond the political boundaries of Argentina and Chile to encompass an evocative idea of place. A vast triangle at the southern tip of the New World, this region of barren steppes, soaring... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 45.00
Though artistic and ambitious, Paul Kwilecki (1928-2009) chose to remain in Bainbridge, Georgia, the small Decatur County town where he was born, raised, and ran the family's hardware store. He had always been interested in photography and taught himself how to use a camera. Over four decades, he documented life in his community, making hundreds of... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 24.95
How did colonial Georgia, an economic backwater in its early days, make its way into the burgeoning Caribbean and Atlantic economies where trade spilled over national boundaries, merchants operated in multiple markets, and the transport of enslaved Africans bound together four continents?. In On the Rim of the Caribbean , Paul M. Pressly interprets... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 33.95
When Franklin Roosevelt was elected president in 1932, Atlanta had the South's largest population of college-educated African Americans. The dictates of Jim Crow meant that these men and women were almost entirely excluded from public life, but as Karen Ferguson demonstrates, Roosevelt's New Deal opened unprecedented opportunities for black Atlantans... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 26.95
In 1906 Atlanta, after a summer of inflammatory headlines and accusations of black-on-white sexual assaults, armed white mobs attacked African Americans, resulting in at least twenty-five black fatalities. Atlanta's black residents fought back and repeatedly defended their neighborhoods from white raids. Placing this four-day riot in a broader narrative... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2009; US$ 55.00
The Catholic Church and the Jews, Argentina, 1933-1945 considers the images of Jews presented in standard Catholic teaching of that era, the attitudes of the lower clergy and faithful toward the countrys Jewish citizens, and the response of the politically influential Church hierarchy to the national debate on accepting Jewish refugees from Europe.... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 109.99
This second edition of Historical Dictionary of 'The Dirty Wars' focuses on the period 1954-1990 in South America, when authoritarian regimes waged war on subversion, both real and imagined. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on the countries; guerrilla and political... more...