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  • Ninety Degrees in the Shadeby Clarence Cason; H. Bailey Thomson

    University of Alabama Press 2001; US$ 24.95

    Clarence Cason belonged to that restless generation of southern intellectuals who, between the world wars, questioned the South's stubborn traditionalism, even as they tried to explain and defend its distinctiveness. From his professorial perch at The University of Alabama, Cason wrote polished essays for leading national publications while contributing... more...

  • Jugendliche maghrebinischer Herkunft zwischen Stadtpolitik und Lebensweltby Dietmar Loch

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 59.59

    Dietmar Loch untersucht das Verhältnis zwischen der Lebenswelt sozial ausgegrenzter Jugendlicher nordafrikanischer Herkunft und den Institutionen der französischen Stadtpolitik in einer Vorstadt der sozialräumlich polarisierten Eurocity Lyon. more...

  • Creating and Consuming the American Southby Martyn Bone; Brian Ward; William A. Link

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 79.95

    Stories of decline, endurance, invasion, and resistance have shaped southern identity. Whether they originate in chambers of commerce, neo-Confederate websites, jazz songs, or forces outside the region, the narratives and images that give shape to “the South” have real social, political, and economic ramifications. Featuring interdisciplinary contributions... more...

  • The Great Meldingby Glenn Feldman

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 59.95

    2016 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Audacious in its scope, subtle in its analysis, and persuasive in its arguments, The Great Melding is the second book in Glenn Feldman’s magisterial recounting of the South’s transformation from a Reconstruction-era citadel of Democratic Party inertia to a cauldron of GOP agitation. In this pioneering... more...

  • Sugar Cane Capitalism and Environmental Transformationby Marco G. Meniketti

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 59.95

    In this deeply researched and multifaceted study, Marco G. Meniketti demonstrates how the landscape of the small Caribbean island of Nevis preserves and reveals artifacts and evidence of the highly complex and interrelated seventeenth- to nineteenth-century “Atlantic Economy,” comprising early capitalist sugar production, the African slave trade,... more...

  • The Tutu Archaeological Village Siteby Elizabeth Righter

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95

    Excavations at the Tutu site represent a dramatic chapter in the annals of Caribbean archaeological excavation. The site was discovered in 1990 during the initial site clearing for a shopping mall in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The site was excavated with the assistance of a team of professional archaeologists and volunteers. Utilizing resources... more...

  • Masters and Lordsby Shearer Davis Bowman

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 149.99

    Among the regional landed elites in the Western World of the mid-1800s, the two most formidable were the owners of slave plantations in the Southern states of the U.S. and the proprietors of manorial estates in the provinces of Prussian East Elbia. Masters and Lords surveys the economic, social, and political histories of the two classes from the... more...

  • Trinidad and Tobagoby Professor Ralph Premdas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 136.00

    How does a multi-ethnic society resolve the contentious issue of resource allocation without damaging the state? This study examines inequality in terms of distributive justice, adaptation of political institutions, the role of symbols of recognition in representation and conflict management in power sharing, resource allocation and public policy. more...

  • Bitterly Dividedby David Williams

    The New Press 2010; US$ 19.99

     A fascinating look at a hidden side of the South’s history more...

  • The Loss of El Doradoby V.S. Naipaul

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00

    The history of Trinidad begins with a delusion: the belief that somewhere nearby on the South American mainland lay El Dorado, the mythical kingdom of gold. In this extraordinary and often gripping book, V. S. Naipaul–himself a native of Trinidad–shows how that delusion drew a small island into the vortex of world events, making it the object of Spanish... more...