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  • No Family Historyby Sabrina McCormick

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 15.95

    No Family History presents compelling evidence of environmental links to breast cancer, ranging from everyday cosmetics to industrial waste. Sabrina McCormick weaves the story of one survivor with no family history into a powerful exploration of the big business of breast cancer. As drugs, pink products, and corporate sponsorships generate enormous... more...

  • The Dilemma of Progressivismby Will Morrisey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 89.00

    In the first book-length study of Progressive-Era presidents' views on the theme of self-government, The Dilemma of Progressivism critically analyzes their understanding of executive leadership and the office of the presidency. Will Morrisey examines both the rhetoric and the actions of Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson to... more...

  • Tag Teaming the Pressby James E. Mueller

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 43.50

    Tag Teaming the Press, James Mueller's lively account of the evolution of the press relations of Bill and Hillary Clinton, spans the period that begins with the couple's earliest student political activism in the sixties and continues through Hillary's run for the White House in 2008. Based largely on interviews with the journalists who covered them,... more...

  • Drowning Girls in Chinaby D. E. Mungello

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 28.50

    This groundbreaking book offers the first full analysis of the long-neglected and controversial subject of female infanticide in China. Drawing on little-known Chinese documents and illustrations, noted historian D. E. Mungello describes the causes of female infanticide and its persistence for two thousand years. more...

  • The Great Encounter of China and the West, 1500–1800by D. E. Mungello

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 32.00

    For the Chinese, the drive toward growing political and economic power is part of an ongoing effort to restore China's past greatness and remove the lingering memories of history's humiliations. This widely praised book explores the 1500–1800 period before China's decline, when the country was viewed as a leading world culture and power. D. E. Mungello... more...

  • The Long Ride of Major Von Schillby Sam A. Mustafa

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 38.00

    This unique book tells the remarkable story of Ferdinand von Schill, the Prussian major who led a failed revolt against Napoleon. After his death in 1809 Schill became a ubiquitous figure of German nationalism, a symbolic hero used by monarchists, Liberal Democrats, Nazis, and Communists alike, each for their own ends. Using the narrative of Schill's... more...

  • Japanby Milton W. Meyer

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 40.50

    This popular and accessible introduction to Japan offers readers an authoritative yet concise overview of two thousand years of Japanese history. Now fully updated to the present, this edition also includes an array of photographs and illustrations. The first half of the book explores the pre-Meiji era up to 1868. The second half traces domestic and... more...

  • Globalization and Terrorismby Jamal R. Nassar

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 29.00

    This incisive text casts a clear light on globalization and terrorism as Jamal R. Nassar carefully defines these twin concepts, placing them in historical as well as political context. Focusing on the key case studies of Palestine and Northern Ireland, he applies their lessons to other examples of conflict including Iraq, Afghanistan, the Congo,... more...

  • Representative Democracyby Michael L. Mezey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 39.50

    Although we tend to use the terms 'representative democracy' and 'democracy' as synonyms, they are not. Democracy means that the people govern; representative democracy means that the people elect others to govern for them. This raises the question of the extent to which representative government approximates democracy, a question that turns on the... more...

  • Freud's Foesby Kurt Jacobsen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 34.00

    Freud's Foes , the latest title in the Polemics series, addresses Freud's fiercest contemporary critics. The book defends psychoanalysis (while accepting that it has inherent flaws) and argues that although today's 'foes' pose as daring savants, they are only the latest wave of critiques that psychoanalysis has encountered since its controversial... more...