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- Temple University Press 2013; US$ 28.95
The antagonism between urbanist and writer Jane Jacobs and master builder Robert Moses may frame debates over urban form, but in "Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind," Scott Larson aims to use the Moses-Jacobs rivalry as a means for examining and understanding the New York City administration's redevelopment strategies and actions.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
Adopting a perspective inspired by Henri Lefebvre, this book considers the spread of multiculture from the central city to the periphery and considers the role that 'race' continues to play in structuring the metropolis, taking London, New York and Paris as examples. more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 29.99
?Die Studie untersucht eine im Rahmen des Wiener Stadterneuerungsprogramms aufzuwertende Erdgeschosszone der grunderzeitlichen Stadt, anhand aktueller stadtebaulicher Sanierungsvorhaben in Wien aber auch in Berlin und Leipzig: Welche Parameter und Maßnahmen stehen bei der nachhaltigen Umstrukturierung eines grunderzeitlichen Viertels mit seinen Straßenraumen,... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; Not Available
Ariel Leve and Robin Morgan's oral history 1963: The Year of the Revolution is the first book to recount the kinetic story of the twelve months that witnessed a demographic power shift?the rise of the Youth Quake movement, a cultural transformation through music, fashion, politics, and the arts. Leve and Morgan detail how, for the first time in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This volume examines the various abolitionist impulses in the Indian Ocean World during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and assesses their efficacy within a context of a growing demand for labour resulting from an expanding international economy and European colonisation. more...
- Duke University Press 1988; US$ 21.95
In May 1888 the Brazilian parliament passed, and Princess Isabel (acting for her father, Emperor Pedro II) signed, the lei aurea, or Golden Law, providing for the total abolition of slavery. Brazil thereby became the last ?civilized nation? to part with slavery as a legal institution. The freeing of slaves in Brazil, as in other countries, may not... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 168.00
The persistence of a raced-based division of labor has been a compelling reality in all former slave societies in the Americas. One can trace this to nineteenth-century abolition movements across the Americas which did not lead to (and were not intended to result in) a transition from race-based slave labor to race-neutral wage labor for former slaves.... more...
- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 74.95
In this groundbreaking work, Ismael Montana fully explicates the complexity of Tunisian society and culture and reveals how abolition was able to occur in an environment hostile to such change. Moving beyond typical slave trade studies, he departs from the traditional regional paradigms that isolate slavery in North Africa from its global dynamics... more...