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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 97.99
This groundbreaking study develops a new approach to understanding the formation of the postrevolutionary state in Mexico. Adam David Morton links the rise and demise of the modern Mexican state to ongoing forms of class struggle that have shaped and restructured state and civil society. He thus sheds valuable interdisciplinary light on debates on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
This volume is a fascinating portrait of a part of the world uneasily balanced between many loyalties ? East and West, European and Arabic. The coronation of the Shah in 1967 marked the end of the need for foreign aid, and Iran emerged from her struggles to become the leading nation in the Middle East. Written before the crippling Iran-Iraq war broke... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1993; US$ 24.00
Any landscape has an unseen component: a subjective component of experience, memory, and narrative which people familiar with the place understand to be an integral part of its geography but which outsiders may not suspect the existence of?unless they listen and read carefully. This invisible landscape is make visible though stories, and these stories... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 15.00
In a town deep in the Florida Everglades, where high school football is the only escape, a haunted quarterback, a returning hero, and a scholar struggle against terrible odds. The loamy black ?muck? that surrounds Belle Glade, Florida once built an empire for Big Sugar and provided much of the nation's vegetables, often on the backs of roving, destitute... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 98.00
Our faces identify who we are?not only what we look like and what ethnicities we belong to, but they can also identify what religions we practice and what personal ideologies we have. This one-of-a-kind A?Z reference explores the ways we change, beautify, and adorn our faces to create our personalities and identities. In addition to covering the... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 35.95 US$ 31.16
This unique collection is the first to bring attention to Antonio Gramsci?s work within geographical debates. Presenting a substantially different reading to Gramsci scholarship, the collection forges a new approach within human geography, environmental studies and development theory. Offers the first sustained attempt to foreground Antonio Gramsci?s... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 64.00
Daily Life during African American Migrations focuses attention to the everyday social, cultural, and political lives of migrants in the United States as they established communities far away from their former homes. This book examines blacks' labor and urban experiences, social and political activism, and cultural and communal identities, while... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 45.99
In the third volume of this popular series, leading experts provide fascinating and unexpected insights into critical issues in today's China. They address such key topics as civil society, consumerism, environmental adversity, ethnic tension, the Internet, legal reform, new media and social networking, nationalist tourism, sex, and popular culture,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book examines the conditions under which non-governmental organisations (NGOs) may exert influence on policies to conserve and sustainably use natural resources in sub-Saharan Africa. The book is unique in bringing together NGO campaigners in three African countries with academics specialising in development studies, systems and environmental... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 163.00
Transforming America: Perspectives on U.S. Immigration covers immigration to the United States from the founding of America to the present. Comprising 3 volumes of 31 original scholarly essays, the work is the first of its kind to explore immigration and immigration policy in the United States throughout its history. These essays provide a variety... more...