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Babbitts and Bohemians from the Great War to the Great Depression

by Elizabeth Stevenson

<p>Babbitts and Bohemians is a fresh and informed account of the 1920s, a decade that seems almost mythical to some. Elizabeth Stevenson finds that the true twenties was a society of contrast. On the one hand, it was an era of sameness and ...

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Barefoot but Dreaming: My Transylvania to California Odyssey

by Paul Miclea

<p data-version="1.1">Writing a Memoir often means a series of narrative stories about someone’s life and experiences, providing a set of principles and values that were his guidelines.</p><p>This book, however, is different. It walks the reader

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Barron's AP World History with Online Tests

by John McCannon Ph.D.

<p><strong>Barron’s <em>AP World History</em> provides in-depth review and practice to help students prepare for the exam. This edition is aligned with the current learning objectives and themes required by the College Board and includes the ...

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Barron's AP World History, 7th Edition

by John McCannon

<p>With this fully revised and updated guide, students will receive in-depth preparation for the NEW AP World History exam being administered for the first time in May of 2017. This must-have manual includes:</p> <ul> <li>Revised strategies ...

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Base Nation

How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World

by David Vine

<p><strong>From Italy to the Indian Ocean, from Japan to Honduras, a far-reaching examination of the perils of American military bases overseas</strong></p> <p>American military bases encircle the globe. More than two decades after the end of ...

ISBN: 9781627791700

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Battle Amongst the Gods: World Order and Modern China

by Zhongjing Liu

<p>Extract: I believe until today, it's hard for most members of the international community and most foreigners to understand about this dual model. The reason behind is that they have not studied the history of the Chinese revolution ...

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Becoming Bourgeois

Love, Kinship, and Power in Provincial France, 1670–1880

by Christopher H. Johnson

<p><em>Becoming Bourgeois</em> traces the fortunes of three French families in the municipality of Vannes, in Brittany—Galles, Jollivet, and Le Ridant—who rose to prominence in publishing, law, the military, public administration, and ...

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Before Boas

The Genesis of Ethnography and Ethnology in the German Enlightenment

by Han F. Vermeulen

<p>The history of anthropology has been written from multiple viewpoints, often from perspectives of gender, nationality, theory, or politics. Before Boas delves deeper into issues concerning anthropology’s academic origins to present a ...

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Before We Were Black

by Eric A. McMiller

<p>This book adds the missing pages of history and restores the original first family to their rightful place by weaving together discoveries from the past thirty years with common knowledge about Africans and their descendants into a complete ...

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Beginnings in Science and its Teaching

by Collier Cobb & James J. Walsh

<p>The medieval universities and the school-men who taught sciences have been particularly blamed for their failure to occupy themselves with realities instead of with speculation. We are coming to recognize their wonderful zeal for education, ...

ISBN: 9782366592856

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Believe

by Joe Di

<p>Reading this book will reposition each and everyone and their way of looking on life. The way our world is today is such a negative place, the only way to change that is to not be negative but be positive, love one another no matter who it ...

ISBN: 9781370370009

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Between Dispersion and Belonging

Global Approaches to Diaspora in Practice

by Amitava Chowdhury & Donald Harman Akenson

<p>As a historical and religious term &quot;diaspora&quot; has existed for many years, but it only became an academic and analytical concept in the 1980s and ’90s. Within its various usages, two broad directions stand out: diaspora as a ...

ISBN: 9780773599154

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Beyond 1776

Globalizing the Cultures of the American Revolution

by Edward N. Simon, Leonard von Von Morze, Wyger R.E. Velema & others

<p>In <em>Beyond 1776,</em> ten humanities scholars consider the American Revolution within a global framework. The foundation of the United States was deeply enmeshed with shifting alliances and multiple actors, with politics saturated by ...

ISBN: 9780813941769

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Beyond Hawai'i

Native Labor in the Pacific World

by Gregory Rosenthal

<p>In the century from the death of Captain James Cook in 1779 to the rise of the sugar plantations in the 1870s, thousands of Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) men left Hawai‘i to work on ships at sea and in *na ‘aina ‘e *(foreign lands)—on the ...

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Beyond Memory

Silence and the Aesthetics of Remembrance

by Alexandre Dessingué & Jay M. Winter

<p><em>Beyond Memory: Silence and the Aesthetics of Remembrance</em> analyses the intricate connections between silence, acts of remembrance and acts of forgetting, and relates the topic of silence to the international research field of Cultural

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Beyond Testimony and Trauma

Oral History in the Aftermath of Mass Violence

by Steven High

<p>This book will be of interest to oral and public historians; researchers engaged in collaborative research (particularly community-university collaboration); teachers of research methods and ethics; specialists in Labour Studies, Holocaust, ...

ISBN: 9780774828956

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Big History

From the Big Bang to the Present

by Cynthia Stokes Brown

<p><strong>“This exciting saga crosses space and time to illustrate how humans, born of stardust, were shaped—and how they in turn shaped the world we know today.” —<em>Publishers Weekly</em></strong></p> <p>This book offers “world history on a

ISBN: 9781595588456

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Biopolitics and Memory in Postcolonial Literature and Culture

by Michael R. Griffiths

<p>From the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa to the United Nations Permanent Memorial to the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, many worthwhile processes of public memory have been enacted on the national ...

ISBN: 9781134801244

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Bizarre History

Strange Happenings, Stupid Misconceptions, Distorted Facts and Uncommon Events

by Joe Rhatigan

<p>This is history served up high-octane, with all of the fun and none of the boredom. It's not about memorizing lists of dates or names, or remembering which general won what battle. Instead, BIZARRE HISTORY merrily digs up the scandals, the ...

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Blurred Nationalities across the North Atlantic

Traders, Priests, and Their Kin Travelling between North America and the Italian Peninsula, 1763–1846

by Luca Codignola

<p>Long before the mid-nineteenth century, thousands of people were constantly moving between the United States and British North America and Leghorn, Genoa, Naples, Rome, Sicily, Piedmont, Lombardy, Venice, and Trieste. Predominantly traders, ...

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