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  • Men of Steamby David Wragg

    Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 12.09

    Few modes of travel have the enduring appeal of steam railways. Today preserved lines, locomotives and rolling stock attract not just expert enthusiasts but more casual visitors who are keen to savor the distinctive atmosphere of a lost era in transport history. Yet these relics are but one aspect of the long story of steam, for they cannot reveal... more...

  • We Get Nothing from Fishingby Henrietta Mambo Nyamnjoh

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 29.95

    The world is regularly confronted on television and in other mass media with dramatic images of African boat migrants. Seemingly desperate, these Africans, most of them males, are willing to risk a perilous journey at sea, hoping for a better life in Europe. And, even worse, hundreds more are believed to die each year, swallowed up anonymously by the... more...

  • When Christmas Comesby Anne Harvey

    The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57

    Anne Harvey recreates the magic and spirit of childhood Christmases through a collection of pieces of poetry, prose and illustration covering the past two centuries, reminding us of the excitement and anticipation felt by children at Christmas time. Their expectations and experiences at Christmas: the food and the presents, the preparation, the enigma... more...

  • In the Shadows of State and Capitalby Steve Striffler; Gilbert M. Joseph; Emily S. Rosenberg

    Duke University Press 2001; US$ 22.95

    A historical ethnography of the banana industry in Ecuador that demonstrates how capitalist transitions have shaped the twentieth century. more...

  • Ambivalent Encountersby Jenny Huberman

    Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 28.95

    This ethnographic study brings together scholarship on the anthropology of childhood, tourism, consumption, and exchange to examine how and why children working as unlicensed peddlers and tourist guides along the waterfront of Banaras, India, a popular and iconic tourist destination, elicit such powerful reactions from western visitors and locals... more...

  • The Clothing Workers of Great Britainby S.P Dobbs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 265.00

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Victorian Railwaymenby P.W. Kingsford

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 265.00

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Grimethorpe Revivalby Mel Dyke

    Wharncliffe 2012; US$ 8.99

    This is a unique archive of children’s hopes, fears, views and memories during times when political shifts affected and risked educational potential, performance and aspiration. When career prospects for girls were equally at risk in mining dominated areas it reveals how a creative counter movement in a coalfield community during the bleak days... more...

  • Oil Rents, Corruption, and State Stabilityby International Monetary Fund

    International Monetary Fund 2009; US$ 9.00

    We examine the effects of oil rents on corruption and state stability exploiting the exogenous within-country variation of a new measure of oil rents for a panel of 31 oil-exporting countries during the period 1992 to 2005. We find that an increase in oil rents significantly increases corruption, significantly deteriorates political rights while at... more...

  • Social Consequences of Economic Restructuring in the Textile Industryby Cynthia D. Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...