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  • Slave Emancipation and Racial Attitudes in Nineteenth-Century South Africaby R. L. Watson

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 88.00

    Examines the significance of the abolition of slavery in South Africa's Cape Colony in 1834 and the subsequent development of race relations. more...

  • With the Tanks 1916-1918by W. H. L Watson

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 15.99

    William Watson was a young Oxford post-graduate at the outbreak of the First World War in 1914. Along with several friends from Oxford he enlisted in the army expecting the war to last six weeks. Watson began his service in the Great War as a British Army motorcycle despatch rider. He saw active service during the key battles of 1914 and early 1915.... more...

  • Insatiable Appetitesby Kelly L. Watson

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 27.00

    A comparative historyof cross-cultural encounters and the critical role of cannibalism in the early modernperiod.  Cannibalism , for medieval and early modern Europeans, was synonymous with savagery . Humans who ate other humans, they believed, were little better than animals. The European colonizers who encountered Native Americans described... more...

  • Lion in the Lobbyby Denton L. Watson

    UPA 2014; US$ 83.50

    Lion in the Lobby chronicles Clarence Mitchell's life story and mission of getting Congress to join the courts and the Executive Branch in upholding the Constitution in order to fulfill the NAACP's egalitarian philosophy. more...

  • Golden Arches Eastby James L. Watson

    Stanford University Press 2006; US$ 24.95

    For the second edition of this widely read—and widely acclaimed—book, James L. Watson has added a new chapter entitled "Update: McDonald's as a Political Target." He covers recent attacks on the Golden Arches as a symbol of American imperialism, and the obesity controversy currently raging in the U.S. food industry. The new chapter also brings the... more...

  • Building the American Republic, Volume 1by Harry L. Watson

    University of Chicago Press 2018; US$ 0.00

    Building the American Republic  combines centuries of perspectives and voices into a fluid narrative of the United States. Throughout their respective volumes, Harry L. Watson and Jane Dailey take care to integrate varied scholarly perspectives and work to engage a diverse readership by addressing what we all share: membership in a democratic... more...

  • Southern Cultures: The Irish Issueby Harry L. Watson; Jocelyn Neal

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 7.64

    In the Spring 2011 issue of Southern Cultures -- The Irish Issue -- Front Porch by Harry L. Watson "The authors in this special issue on Ireland and the South argue that the Irish left an outsized imprint on the cultures of the American South and forged a persistent affinity between Ireland and the South." "A lengthening chain in the shape of memories"... more...

  • Southern Culturesby Harry L. Watson; Jocelyn Neal

    The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 4.24

    In the Summer 2013 issue of Southern Cultures : Dixie Bohemians and Inner Hillbillies. Poutin' Houses and Moon Pies. The economics of slavery and the integrity of farming. The Wilmington Insurrection and Wednesday morning miracles. The Summer Issue promises more of what Southern Cultures does best: southern lives, real and imagined, re-imagined.... more...

  • Southern Culturesby Harry L. Watson; Jocelyn Neal

    The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 4.24

    In the Spring 2012 issue of Southern Cultures … Blood rains. Snow falls. Bourbon makes the man. Irish Americans redefine black and white. Camp Wah-Kon-Dah glows in the embers of old memories. The great teacher Arthur Raper opens minds, hearts, and doors. And the creative spaces of geniuses await the next act. Table of Contents Front Porch by Harry... more...

  • Southern Culturesby Harry L. Watson; Jocelyn Neal

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 8.49

    In the Winter 2010 issue of Southern Cultures : Hal Crowther takes on H.L. Mencken (and Rush Limbaugh, too); Southerners battle hornets, rattlesnakes, and bears—so they can pick blackberries; Cowboy Troy crosses country music with hip-hop and says his belt buckle is bling; The experts redraw the boundaries of North and South; The Home of the... more...