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- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 179.00
Cult Pop Culture: How the Fringe Became Mainstream is the first collection dedicated to the quirky, offbeat aspects of American popular culture that people have loved, enjoyed, (and in some cases) worshiped over the last 50 years. By examining the people and subjects we hold most dear, this three-volume set offers deep insights into what Americans... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 40.33
Seit dem Ende des Ost-West-Konflikts scheint Europa für die USA an Bedeutung zu verlieren. Dafür werden nicht nur die neuen weltpolitischen Konstellationen, sondern auch soziodemographische Veränderungen in den USA verantwortlich gemacht. Alexander Höse untersucht die Effekte dieser Entwicklungen auf die amerikanische politische Elite: Anhand der... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 45.86
The aim of this book is to conduct a critical survey of the main tools devised for the synthetic measurement of globalization processes. To this end, the first part of the book discusses the meaning of the concept considered, highlighting the different and often contradictory interpretations put forward in its regard in the literature. Subsequently... more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 15.99
Born in Hastings, England, in 1888, Archibald Stansfeld Belaney spent a solitary childhood under the strict tutelage of two maiden aunts. As a young man, he escaped to Canada, where he whole-heartedly embraced life on the frontier in northern Ontario and Quebec, passing himself off as the son of a Scotsman and a Jicarilla Apache woman. After abandoning... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2012; US$ 27.99
In his controversial New York Times bestseller, The Roots of Obama?s Rage , Dinesh D?Souza answered the question on everyone?s mind: why is President Obama hell-bent on seeing America fail? The reason, D?Souza explained, is Obama?s fervent anti-colonial ideology. Now, in his blockbuster follow-up, Obama?s America , D?Souza shows how President... more...
- Encounter Books 2012; US$ 23.99
We are living in an age of unprecedented upheaval. The future of Western culture is uncertain. America?s economic and political vitality are more fragile than ever. The preservation of tradition is far from guaranteed. Many have observed that we are living through a world historical moment of which Hegel spoke: a time when many of the traditional... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2011; US$ 17.95
Winner of the 2012 Jewish Journal Book Prize After her father?s death, Nancy K. Miller discovered a minuscule family archive: a handful of photographs, an unexplained land deed, a postcard from Argentina, unidentified locks of hair. These items had been passed down again and again, but what did they mean? Miller follows their traces from one distant... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.46
Flamboyant zoot suit culture, with its ties to fashion, jazz and swing music, jitterbug and Lindy Hop dancing, unique patterns of speech, and even risqué experimentation with gender and sexuality, captivated the country's youth in the 1940s. The Power of the Zoot is the first book to give national consideration to this famous phenomenon. Providing... more...
- University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 85.00
In studies of ancient civilizations, the focus is often on the temples, palaces, and buildings created and then left behind, both because they survive and because of the awe they still inspire today. From the Mississippian mounds in the United States to the early pyramids of Peru, these monuments have been well-documented, but less attention has been... more...