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  • Famine Echoes ? Folk Memories of the Great Irish Famineby Cathal Poirteir

    Gill Books 1995; US$ 3.99

    Famine Echoes is a groundbreaking oral account of the Great Irish Potato Famine of 1845?52 in which over one million people died and nearly two million emigrated. Telling the stories of its victims in their own words and those of their descendants, this book offers a unique perspective on the defining event of modern Irish history. more...

  • Contagion and the State in Europe, 1830-1930by Peter Baldwin

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 37.00

    A broad, panoramic study of the divergence in public health policies across Europe, 1830?1930. more...

  • The Colfax Massacreby LeeAnna Keith

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 10.99

    Here is the first full-length book to tell the history of the Colfax massacre. Drawing on a huge body of documents, including eyewitness accounts as well as newly discovered evidence from the site itself, Keith explores the racial tensions that led to the fateful encounter, during which surrendering blacks were mercilessly slaughtered, and the reverberations... more...

  • A History of Ireland in 250 Episodes ? Everything You?ve Ever Wanted to Know About Irish Historyby Jonathan Bardon

    Gill Books 2008; US$ 9.99

    From invasions to rebellions, heroic martyrs to pragmatic politicians, A History of Ireland in 250 Episodes by renowned historian Jonathan Bardon will take you on a sweeping journey through Irish history, getting behind the historical headlines to reveal the lived experience of Irish people. more...

  • The Study of Groupsby Josephine Klein

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    In attempting to understand the psychological aspects of the developmental process and socialisation, the distinct disciplines of sociology and psychology were brought together for the first time. Titles in the Sociology of Behaviour and Psychology set of the International Library of Sociology analyse how behaviour is formed and learned. more...

  • Complexity Theory and the Social Sciencesby David Byrne

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 64.95

    Chaos and complexity are the new buzz words in both science and contemporary society. The ideas they represent have enormous implications for the way we understand and engage with the world. Complexity Theory and the Social Sciences introduces students to the central ideas which surround the chaos/complexity theories. It discusses key concepts before... more...

  • Organizing Modernityby Larry Ray; Michael Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    This book provides a reassessment of the significance of Max Weber's work for the current debates about the institutional and organizational dynamics of modernity. It re-evaluates Weber's sociology of bureaucracy and his general account of the trajectory of modernity with reference to the strategic social structures that dominated the emergence... more...

  • Jurgen Habermasby Michael Pusey

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Sociological Theory: What went Wrong?by Nicos Mouzelis

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95

    Social theory is open to many passing currents. Claims to originality tend to thrive and past achievements are often ignored. In Sociologiocal Theory: What Went Wrong? Mouzelis claims that "problems" currently being isolated are not really problems, and that "achievements" claimed are little more than pretensions. He argues that we have been premature... more...

  • Baudrillard Liveby Mike Gane

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 65.95

    Jean Baudrillard arouses strong opinions. In this collection of his most important interviews the reader gains a unique and accessible overview of Baudrillard's key ideas. The collection includes many interviews that appear in English for the first time as well as a fascinating interview and encounter between the editor and Baudrillard in Paris. more...