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- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99
The War on Poverty: A Retrospective examines the strategies and programs launched since 1964 through the eyes of academics and practitioners engaged in education, health care, social services provision, and community economic development. more...
- FUEGO 2011; US$ 8.44
Biographische Essays über gesellschaftliche Außenseiter, die großen Einfuß auf die Entwicklung der populären Kultur hatten. Sie verkörperten Widerstandsgeist, Provokation und Dissidenz und das alles auf einem extrem hohen Drogenniveau. Sie waren die Jungs, die von den normalen Bürgern Amerikas am liebsten in irgendein Dritteweltland abgeschoben worden... more...
- Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2007; US$ 15.99
100 articles on meetings between historical figures explore the details of famous (and some not so famous) conversations and events. Meetings range from the time of the ancient Greeks to the present day. Articles explain why meetings were important (although some are just funny or downright bizarre). Historical context explains what happened... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 30.95
The concepts of utopia and dystopia have received much historical attention. Utopias have traditionally signified the ideal future: large-scale social, political, ethical, and religious spaces that have yet to be realized. Utopia/Dystopia offers a fresh approach to these ideas. Rather than locate utopias in grandiose programs of future totality,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00
When the multitalented biographer Edmund Morris (who writes with equal virtuosity about Theodore Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, Beethoven, and Thomas Edison) was a schoolboy in colonial Kenya, one of his teachers told him, ?You have the most precious gift of all?originality.? That quality is abundantly evident in this selection of essays. They cover forty... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
"Why bother with history? Keith Jenkins has an answer. He helps us re-think the "end of history", as signalled by postmodernity. Readers may disagree with him, but he never fails to provoke debate about the future of the past." Joanna Bourke, Professor of History, Birkbeck College Keith Jenkins? work on historical theory is renowned; this collection... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 27.99
A humorous and charming investigation into what it really means to have proper manners Most of us know a bit about what passes for good manners?holding doors open, sending thank-you notes, no elbows on the table?and we certainly know bad manners when we see them. But where has this patchwork of beliefs and behaviors come from? How did manners develop?... more...
- Haymarket Books 2015;
Exposes the horrifying criminality of US policy in Indochina was during the Vietnam war. more...