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  • After the Fireby Paul Zimmer

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 23.00

    After the Fire is the story of the poet Paul Zimmer?s journey from his boyhood in Canton, Ohio, and his days as a soldier during atomic tests in the Nevada desert, to his many years as a writer and publisher, and the rural tranquility of his present life. Zimmer juxtaposes timeless rustic subjects with flashbacks to key moments: his first and only... more...

  • Money and Liberationby Peter North

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 75.00

    Money and Liberation examines the experiences of groups who have tried to build a more equitable world by inventing new forms of money. Presenting profiles of the trading networks that have been constructed, including Local Exchange Trading Schemes (England), and Green Dollars (New Zealand), Peter North shows how the use of currency has been redefined... more...

  • The Speckled Monsterby Jennifer Lee Carrell

    Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 16.00

    The Speckled Monster tells the dramatic story of two parents who dared to fight back against smallpox.  After barely surviving the agony of smallpox themselves, they flouted eighteenth-century medicine by borrowing folk knowledge from African slaves and Eastern women in frantic bids to protect their children.  From their heroic struggles stems the... more...

  • Ignorance Becoming a Factby Teddy Lufungula Osembe

    Hamilton Books 2000; US$ 24.99

    The succession of Shimba as a traditional chief ruler of Mibanga, a tiny village in the heart of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the extraordinary power given to him by his ancestors and heavens had been poorly ignored by his first brutal son Ndumbi. The consequences that Ndumbi endures are the key point of this book. Kibonge, Ndumbi's brother,... more...

  • Joie de Vivreby Robert Arbor; Katherine Whiteside

    Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 30.00

    When it comes to making the most of life, nobody does it better than the French. Now, with Joie de Vivre: Simple French Style for Everyday Living, an inspired fusion of art, style, and easy-to-implement ideas, anyone can feel like they spent a weekend in the French countryside, no matter where they live. Renowned restaurateur Robert Arbor puts... more...

  • Fannie's Last Supperby Chris Kimball

    McClelland & Stewart 2010; US$ 32.99

    Before The Joy of Cooking , there was The Boston Cooking School Cookbook . Written by Fannie Farmer, principal of the school, and published in 1896, it was the bestselling cookbook of its age. 400,000 copies were sold by Farmer's death in 1915 ? and more than 4 million were sold by the 1960s. It perfectly encapsulates the late Victorian era, but... more...

  • Oman Society & Culture Complete Reportby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50

    Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Oman will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Oman, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...

  • Peru Society & Culture Complete Reportby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50

    Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Peru will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Peru, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...

  • Qatar Society & Culture Complete Reportby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50

    Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Qatar will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Qatar, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...

  • Angola Society & Culture Complete Reportby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50

    Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for Angola will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in Angola, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...