2249 books (113 pages) in this category
by Mark Greif
Mark Greif is one of the most exciting writers of his generation. In <i>Against Everything</i>, he make us rethink the ordinary, taking our own lives seriously, exploring how we might live an honest life in these dishonest times. In a series of ...
Conflict and creativity in outback Australia
by Eve Vincent
<p> <div><div><p><i>Against Native Title </i>is about one group’s lived experience of a divisive native title claim in the outback town of Ceduna, where the native title claims process has thoroughly reorganised local Aboriginal ...
by Ian;Kutarna, Chris Goldin
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by Elizabeth MacKinlay
Witty, Wicked, and Wise Reflections on Well-Lived Lives
by Lois P. Frankel
<p>Throughout history, the image of “wisdom” is exclusively portrayed by men: God, Socrates, Confucius, Merlin, the aging college professor. Where are their female counterparts? The wisdom of older women is indisputable. Having lived decades ...
Don't Die of Prejudice
by Norman Fowler
<i>Aids: Don't Die of Prejudice</i>, by Norman Fowler, explores the HIV/AIDS crisis that - scandalously - continues to affect millions of people across the world, despite the fact that we now have all the necessary means to prevent it. ...
Infrastructure and Mobility in Asia
by Max Hirsh
<p>In <i>Airport Urbanism</i>, Max Hirsh undertakes an unprecedented study of airport infrastructure in five Asian cities—Bangkok, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Kuala Lumpur, and Singapore. Drawing on material gathered in restricted zones of airports and
A History of Food in Italy
by Fabio Parasecoli
Over the last three decades Italian cuisine has gained in status as well as fame. High-end Italian restaurants are now listed among the most prestigious establishments in major cities worldwide, and television shows and magazines are full of ...
by Murray Pomerance
With a sharp eye for social detail and the pressures of class inequality, Alfred Hitchcock brought to the American scene a perspicacity and analytical shrewdness unparalleled in American cinema. <p>Murray Pomerance works from a basis in ...
The Policy Challenges of Rescue, Interception, and Long-Term Response to Maritime Migration
by Kathleen Newland
<p> <p>With migrant maritime arrivals the subject of major policy and public focus in the Mediterranean, the Bay of <span style="line-height: 1.45em;">Bengal, and elsewhere, this Migration Policy Institute volume reviews the policy ...
A Year of Love and Survival Teaching Incarcerated Kids at Rikers Island, New York's Most Notorious Jail
by Liza Jessie Peterson
The Story of an Australian Woman’s Impetuous Heart and Finding Love in a Magical City
by Caroline Lee
After backpacking her way around Europe journalist Sarah Turnbull is ready to embark on one last adventure before heading home to Sydney. A chance meeting with a charming Frenchman in Bucharest changes her travel plans forever. Acting on ...Audio Book
Japanese Atmospheres of Self
by Paul Roquet
<p><i>Ambient Media</i> examines music, video art, film, and literature as tools of atmospheric design in contemporary Japan. Paul Roquet traces the emergence of ambient styles from the environmental music and Erik Satie boom of the 1960s and ...
Population Issues in U.S. Society and Politics
by Philip Davies
This book examines the social, cultural, economic, and political effects of modern demographic change in the United States. The contributors from the U.S. and the U.K. draw on new research to analyze a wide range of issues pertaining to the ...
The Rise of Donald Trump and Decline of the Golden Age
by John L. Campbell
The 2016 presidential election was unlike any other in recent memory, and Donald Trump was an entirely different kind of candidate than voters were used to seeing. He was the first true outsider to win the White House in over a century and the ...
by RICHARD M DORSON
A preacher battles a bear, a mother returns from the dead, and a clever servant conducts a Big Feet Contest in this rich anthology of African-American folklore. Scores of humorous and harrowing stories, collected during the mid-twentieth ...
by Adrian Mulraney
To understand the world events today, you need to understand American politics. Exploring the principles enshrined in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, Jon Roper provides a sharp analysis of how history has shaped the way ...Audio Book
by Kate Jennings
Where were you when America elected Barack Obama? Kate Jennings was in New York, eyes wide open, completing her take on an amazing time- 'the run-up to the election ... a time when every day felt like a year and we became slightly crazed from ...
Writers, Musicians, Movie Stars, and One Great Building
by Claudia Roth Pierpont
Ranging from the shattered gentility of Edith Wharton's heroines to racial confrontation in the songs of Nina Simone, <i><b>American Rhapsody</b></i> presents a kaleidoscopic story of the creation of a culture. Here is a series of deeply ...