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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
This is a study of a disturbing phenomenon in American society -- the Ku Klux Klan -- and that eruption of nativism, racism and moral authoritarianism during the 1920s in the four states of the Southwest -- Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas -- in which the Klan became especially powerful. The hooded order is viewed here as a move by frustrated... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 19.99
A trained scout will see little signs and tracks, he puts them together in his mind and quickly reads a meaning from them such as an untrained man would never arrive at.' A startling amalgam of Zulu war-cry and imperial and urban myth, of borrowed tips on health and hygiene, and object lessons in woodcraft, Robert Baden-Powell's Scouting for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 62.95
Discover the unique challenges confronting the club industry As a distinctive sector of the hospitality industry, private clubs have their own unique set of challenges. Club Management Issues in Australia and North America provides a one-of-a-kind exploration of the membership, human resource, and other key management issues of the niche industry... more...
- Merlin Unwin Books Limited 2014; US$ 9.84
Harry, an incorrigible, engaging and dapper biscuit salesman in his forties, ex-Army and the City, becomes the unlikely angling companion of young Tony, the love-struck, shy 19-year-old accountant who is courting his step-daughter. Throughout the 1960s, this unique fishing friendship is cemented via a series of largely nocturnal fishing jaunts across... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2013; US$ 34.99
This book examines the creation of the Antients Grand Lodge and traces the influence of Ireland and the London Irish, especially that of Laurence Dermott, the Antients? Grand Secretary, in the development of freemasonry in the second half of the 18th century. It demonstrates the relative accessibility of the Antients and contrasts this with the exclusivity... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 17.97
Erwartungen der Erwachsenen können Jugendliche hemmen und »einsperren«. Eine Jugendarbeit, die offen mit Lebensfragen umgeht und viele Möglichkeiten bietet, sich zu erproben, kann von Blockaden befreien und helfen, das eigene Potenzial zu entfalten.Jugendarbeit in der Gemeinde ? sei es mit Konfirmanden oder Konfirmierten: Wer sich dafür engagiert,... more...
- Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 23.95
Did the Freemasons consciously affect the geographical growth of the USA in order to invest the layout of the states with a deeper, symbolic meaning? The narrative concentrates on the development of Masonic ritual during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuriesespecially their description of the 'ideal building' or Templethe concurrent... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 26.95
The detective story, focused on inquiries, and in its wake the spy novel, built around conspiracies, developed as genres in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. During the same period, psychiatry was inventing paranoia, sociology was devising new forms of causality to explain the social lives of individuals and groups and political science... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
This is a facsimile reprint of the very first Boy Scouts Handbook , complete with the wonderful vintage advertisements that accompanied the original 1911 edition, now in full color. Over 40 million copies of this book have been distributed since its first publication nearly 100 years ago. The original Boy Scouts Handbook standardized American... more...
- Hay House 2007; US$ 6.99
Fresh from the success of her book Secrets & Mysteries of the World, Sylvia Browne now writes about the clandestine world of secret societies. Sylvias research, combined with her amazing communication with her spirit guide Francine, has uncovered the fact that many secret societies affect the lives of each of us every day . . . whether it be... more...