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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$ 12.01

    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$ 78.21

    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...

  • Politics and Power in a Slave Societyby J. Mills Thornton

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    More than three decades after its initial publication, J. Mills Thornton's Politics and Power in a Slave Society remains the definitive study of political culture in antebellum Alabama. Controversial when it first appeared, the book argues against a view of prewar Alabama as an aristocratic society governed by a planter elite. Instead, Thornton claims... more...

  • Developments in Litigation Economicsby Patrick A. Gaughan; Robert J. Thornton

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 137.99

    Presents a collection of articles on developments in the field of litigation economics, also called forensic economics. This book spans the popular areas of litigation economics - personal-injury economic loss analysis, commercial damages analysis securities litigation, punitive damages, employment litigation, and intellectual property litigation. 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...

  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Damages Calculationsby John O. Ward; Robert J. Thornton

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 145.99

    Focuses on litigation damages, economic and non-economic, including punitive damages; their definitions, calculations, and assignments in the US and EU. This book examines areas of convergence and divergence in the academic and practical treatment of damages issues in the US and EU. more...

  • The Early Writings of Bronislaw Malinowskiby Robert J. Thornton; Peter Skalnik; Ludwik Krzyzanowski

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 29.00

    A 1993 collection of the writings of Bronislaw Malinowski, born and educated in Poland, who helped to establish British social anthropology. more...

  • Teaching Social Studies to English Language Learnersby Stephen J. Thornton; Bárbara C. Cruz

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.61

    Teaching Social Studies to English Language Learners provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of both the challenges that face English language learners (ELLs) and ways in which educators might address them in the social studies classroom. The authors offer context-specific strategies for the full range of the social studies curriculum,... more...