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  • Letters From The Promised Landby

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 57.00

    H Arnold Barton has contributed to Letters from the Promised Land: Swedes in America, 1840- 1914 as an author.H. Arnold Barton, professor of history at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, is the author of "The Search for Ancestors: A Swedish-American Family Saga, "and "Scandinavia in the Revolutionary Era, 1760-1815.  more...

  • Culture and Customs of Somaliaby MOHAMED DIRIYE ABDULLAHI

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 81.00

    Somalia, the Horn of Africa nation, is finally recovering from recent wars and famine. Written by a native Somali, Culture and Customs of Somalia gives students and interested readers an in-depth look at the land and people, past and present. It is the only accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date general reference on this country. Somalia was once... more...

  • Gendering Border Studiesby Jane Aaron; Henrice Altink; Chris Weedon

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 35.00

    The study of borders has recently undergone significant transitions, reflecting changes in the functions of boundaries themselves, as the world political map has experienced transformations. In the interplay with other categories of difference like class, race, ethnicity, and religion, gender plays a major role in giving meaning to different forms... more...

  • Becoming Animalby David Abram

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    David Abram?s first book, The Spell of the Sensuous ?hailed as ?revolutionary? by the Los Angeles Times, as ?daring and truly original? by Science ?has become a classic of environmental literature. Now Abram returns with a startling exploration of our human entanglement with the rest of nature.   As the climate veers toward catastrophe, the innumerable... more...

  • Anthropological Perspectives on Local Developmentby Simone Abram; Jacqueline Waldren

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 53.95

    This collection examines the conflicts and realities of development at a local, empirical level. It provides a series of case studies which illuminate the attitudes and actions all of those involved in local development schemes. more...

  • Transforming Displaced Women in Sudanby Rogaia Mustafa Abusharaf

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 20.00

    Over twenty years of civil war in predominantly Christian Southern Sudan has forced countless people from their homes. Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan examines the lives of women who have forged a new community in a shantytown on the outskirts of Khartoum, the largely Muslim, heavily Arabized capital in the north of the country.            ... more...

  • The History of the American Indiansby James Adair; Kathryn E. Holland Braund; Kathryn E. Holland Braund

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 39.95

    A fully annotated edition of a classic work detailing the cultures of five southeastern American Indian tribes during the Contact Period. James Adair was an Englishman who lived and traded among the southeastern Indians for more than 30 years, from 1735 to 1768. During that time he covered the territory from the Appalachian Mountains to the... more...

  • Lithic Materials and Paleolithic Societiesby Brian Adams; Brooke Blades

    Wiley 2009; US$ 129.00

    Lithic Materials and Paleolithic Societies provides a detailed examination of the Paleolithic procurement and utilization of the most durable material in the worldwide archaeological record. The volume addresses sites ranging in age from some of the earliest hominin occupations in eastern and southern Africa to late Pleistocene and post-Pleistocene... more...

  • Narrating the Closetby Tony E Adams

    Left Coast Press 2012; US$ 34.95

    Motivated by the death of his partner, Adams seeks to redefine the closet as a relational construct between all people and all sexualities. The closet is explored at each stage—entering it, inhabiting it, and coming out of it—and strategies are offered for reframing difficult closet experiences. Adams makes use of interviews, personal... more...

  • Sexual Politics in Modern Iranby Janet Afary

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 29.00

    Charts the history of Iran's sexual revolution from the nineteenth century to today. more...