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  • Byzantium, Pliska, and the Balkansby

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00

    In this collection leading international authorities analyse the structures and economic functions of non-agrarian centres between ca. 500 and 1000 A.D. – their trade, their surrounding settlements, and the agricultural and cultural milieux. The thirty-one papers presented at an international conference held in Bad Homburg focus on recent archaeological... more...

  • The Heirs of the Roman Westby

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00

    In this collection leading international authorities analyse the structures and economic functions of non-agrarian centres between ca. 500 and 1000 A.D. ? their trade, their surrounding settlements, and the agricultural and cultural milieux. The thirty-one papers presented at an international conference held in Bad Homburg focus on recent archaeological... more...

  • Making the White Man's Indianby ANGELA ALEISS

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 66.00

    The image in Hollywood movies of savage Indians attacking white settlers represents only one side of a very complicated picture. In fact sympathetic portrayals of Native Americans stood alongside those of hostile Indians in the silent films of D. W. Griffith and Cecil B. DeMille, and flourished during the early 1930s with Hollywood's cycle of pro-Indian... more...

  • Hybrid Urbanismby NEZAR ALSAYYAD

    ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 175.00

    Despite strong forces toward globalization, much of late 20th century urbanism demonstrates a movement toward cultural differentiation. Such factors as ethnicity and religious and cultural heritages have led to the concept of hybridity as a shaper of identity. Challenging the common assumption that hybrid peoples create hybrid places and hybrid places... more...

  • Place, Exclusion and Mortgage Marketsby Manuel B. Aalbers

    Wiley 2011; US$ 89.95

    Utilizing research from the U.S., Italy, and the Netherlands, Place, Exclusion and Mortgage Markets presents an in depth examination of the practice of redlining and the broader implications of contemporary urban exclusion processes.?? Covers exclusion in mortgage markets in three different countries - the U.S., Italy, and the Netherlands Presents... more...

  • Climate Change and Indigenous Peoplesby Randall Abate; Elizabeth Ann Kronk

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    This timely volume explores the ways in which indigenous peoples across the world are challenged by climate change impacts, and discusses the legal resources available to confront those challenges. Indigenous peoples occupy a unique niche within the climate justice movement, as many indigenous communities live subsistence lifestyles that are severely... more...

  • Vanguard or Vandalsby Jon Abbink; Ineke van Kessel

    BRILL 2004; US$ 46.00

    This book contains a range of original studies on one of the major challenges in Africa today: the controversial role of youth in politics, conflict and rebellious movements. The issue is not only the drafting of child soldiers into insurgent armies or predatory militias, as in Somalia, Sierra Leone or Congo, but, more generally, that of the problematic... more...

  • How Cities Won the Westby Carl Abbott; William Cronon; Howard Lamar

    University of New Mexico Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    The author traces the evolution of early frontier towns at the beginning of Western expansion to the thriving urban centers they have become today. more...

  • Aging and Quality of Lifeby Ronald Abeles; Helen Gift; Marcia G. Ory

    Springer Publishing Company 1994; US$ 115.00

    In this timely and important work, expert gerontologists review what has been learned about the aged and the process of aging and link this knowledge to interventions for improving the quality of life. This volume highlights the development of preventive, therapeutic, and rehabilitative interventions designed to assist older people maintain their independence... more...

  • Treatyby Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Commission; Australian Institute of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Studies

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2001; US$ 17.50

    These essays were commissioned to stimulate discussion and debate about a treaty between Indigenous and white Australians. It is an important contribution to the national dialogue in Australia, a nation that has been shaped by a history that contains little trace of Treaty of peaceful co-existence amongst Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. The... more...