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  • Dividing Linesby J. Mills Thornton

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 39.95

    With this bold offering from two decades of research, J. Mills Thornton III presents the story of the civil rights movement from the perspective of community-municipal history at the grassroots level. Thornton demonstrates that the movement had powerful local sources in its three birth cities—Montgomery, Birmingham, and Selma. There, the arcane mechanisms... more...

  • Beautiful Countryby J.R. Thornton

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 11.99

    A coming-of-age story set in modern day China centering on the friendship between an American and a Chinese boy who meet while training with Beijing’s Junior National Tennis Team. Chase Robertson arrives in Beijing as a fourteen-year-old boy still troubled by the recent death of his older brother. He discovers a country in transition; a society in... more...

  • Archipelagoes of My Southby J. Mills Thornton

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 59.95

    "The tourist archipelagoes of my South / are prisons, too, corruptible" writes the poet Derek Walcott. While Walcott refers to the islands of the Caribbean, the analogous idea of a land made into solitary islands by an imprisoned and inherited corruption is historian J. Mills Thornton III’s American South. The captivating essays in Archipelagoes... more...

  • The Long Shadow of the British Empireby J. Milner-Thornton

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2011; US$ 93.44

    This book explores the lived experiences of formerly colonized people in the privacy of their homes, communities, workplaces, and classrooms, and the associations created from these social interactions. It examines the centrality of gender and social identity in the formation of non-western people in the British Empire. more...

  • Everybody Serves Soupby Norah Dooley; Peter J. Thornton

    Lerner Publishing Group 2000; US$ 17.32

    After shoveling snow for her neighbors, Carrie warms up by tasting eachfamily's special soup. Recipes included. more...

  • Everybody Brings Noodlesby Norah Dooley; Peter J. Thornton

    Lerner Publishing Group 2002; US$ 17.32

    At a block party, Carrie discovers the many noodle dishes made in hermulticultural neighborhood. Recipes included. more...

  • Everybody Bakes Breadby Norah Dooley; Peter J. Thornton

    Lerner Publishing Group 1995; US$ 17.32

    Carrie is sent on an errand, but ends up tasting a variety of breads baked by her multiethnic neighbors. Recipes included. more...

  • Everybody Cooks Riceby Norah Dooley; Peter J. Thornton

    Lerner Publishing Group 1991; US$ 17.32

    Carrie searches for her brother at dinnertime and samples the different rice dishes made in her diverse neighborhood. Recipes included. more...

  • Bioinformaticsby C. A. Orengo; D. T. Jones; J. A. Thornton

    BIOS Scientific Publishers 2002; US$ 49.95

    Bioinformatics covers both the more traditional approaches to bioinformatics, including gene and protein sequence analysis and structure prediction, and more recent technologies such as datamining of transcriptomic and proteomic data to provide insights on cellular mechanisms and the causes of disease. more...

  • Kismet Hackingby Frank Thornton; Michael J. Schearer; Brad Haines

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 57.95

    Kismet is the industry standard for examining wireless network traffic, and is used by over 250,000 security professionals, wireless networking enthusiasts, and WarDriving hobbyists. Unlike other wireless networking books that have been published in recent years that geared towards Windows users, Kismet Hacking is geared to those individuals that... more...