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  • (Dis) Forming the American Canonby Ronald A.T. Judy; Wahneema Lubiano

    University of Minnesota Press 1993; US$ 72.00

    Judy offers an alternative interpretation of literacy that challenges traditional Enlightenment discourse?s claim that literacy and reason are the privileged properties of Western culture. Judy argues, on the basis of his readings of autobiographical African-American Arabic slave narratives, that through the production of the Arabic text, the African... more...

  • Abolitionby Seymour Drescher

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    This book examines the impact of violence, economics, and civil society in the ebb and flow of slavery and antislavery during the last five centuries. more...

  • Acts of Givingby Wendy Davies

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 139.99

    Acts of Giving examines issues surrounding donation-the giving of property, particularly landed property-in northern Spain during the tenth century. Exploring the place of giving within a broad complex of social and economic concerns, Wendy Davies highlights the centrality of Spain to some of the core themes of medieval European history. more...

  • Adel und Bürgertum in Deutschland Iby Heinz Reif

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 105.00

    Die historische Forschung hat bisher vor allem die beeindruckende Selbstbehauptung des deutschen Adels im 19. und frühen 20. Jahrhundert herausgearbeitet, und zwar in der Regel mit erkennbarem Unwillen. Der Abschied des Adels aus der Geschichte ging den Historikern nicht schnell genug. Dabei gibt es zahlreiche Gründe für ein solches Obenbleiben.... more...

  • Adeligkeit, Katholizismus, Mythosby Markus Raasch

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Der Band zeigt neue Perspektiven zur Adelsgeschichte der Moderne auf. Er lotet für das gesamte 19. und 20. Jahrhundert die Möglichkeiten einer kulturalistisch erweiterten Sozialgeschichte aus und rückt dabei vor allem lebensweltliche Zusammenhänge zwischen Adeligkeit und Katholizismus sowie das mythische Potential des Adels ins Blickfeld:... more...

  • African American Autobiography and the Quest for Freedomby Roland Williams

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 116.00

    Slave narratives were one of the earliest forms of African American writing. These works, autobiographical in nature, later fostered other pieces of African American autobiography. Since the rise of Black Studies in the late 1960s, leading critics have constructed black lives and letters as antitheses of the ways and writings of mainstream American... more...

  • African Slavery in Latin America and the Caribbeanby Herbert S. Klein

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 20.95

    An examination of slavery that covers the Spanish, Portuguese and French regions of Latin America and examines the latest findings on the plantation system, demography, the slave trade, the construction of the slave community and Afro-American culture. more...

  • Ageismby PhD Erdman Palmore

    Springer Publishing Company 1999; US$ 77.99

    In this updated edition, Palmore provides a comprehensive review of many different forms of ageismóincluding the interesting notion of positive ageism, which projects onto the elderly as a group traditional virtues like wisdom and thrift. He discusses both the individual and social influences on attitudes toward the aged; analyzes institutional patterns... more...

  • Agency of the Enslavedby D.A. Dunkley

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 38.99

    In this book, author D.A. Dunkley challenges the notion that enslavement fostered the culture of freedom in the former colonies of Western Europe in the Americas. Dunkley explores the importance of the agency displayed by enslaved people and argues that this formed the real basis of the culture of freedom in the Atlantic societies. more...

  • Agrarian Reform in Russiaby Carol S. Leonard

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 27.00

    This book on Russia examines historical reforms and interventions affecting agriculture and assesses their impact on the rural economy. more...