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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 ...
Public attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers
by Henry Yeomans
Informed by historical research and sociological analysis, this book helps readers re-evaluate their understandings of British drinking culture. It is essential readying for students and academics. ...
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 ...
by Karen Wallace
Alice the anteater has a dream she's going to be a film star! So she finds herself a pair of high-heeled sandals, a frilly satin dress and some film-star sunglasses and sets off for Hollywood. Soon Alice is the talk of the town, but there's ...
by Timothy P. Carney
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
by Liza Jessie Peterson
by Rebecca Traister
Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West
by David Gessner
The Story of an Australian Woman’s Impetuous Heart and Finding Love in a Magical City
by Sarah Turnbull
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
A Snapshot of the Weird and Wonderful World of the Tumblr Generation
by Pernille Kok-Jensen
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 ...
The New Culture of Sex on Campus
by Lisa Wade
The Muscular Male Body in Popular Culture, 1860-1970
by David L. Chapman
The “American hunk” is a cultural icon: the image of the chiseled, well-built male body has been promoted and exploited for commercial use for over 125 years, whether in movies, magazines, advertisements, or on consumer products, not only in ...
by America Ferrera
An emotionally and politically charged collection of first person accounts from prominent citizens in a variety of fields about their experiences being first generation Americans, with a powerful foreword written by actress and activist America ...
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 ...
The Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts
by Chris McGreal
A devastating portrait of America's opioid painkiller epidemic - the deadliest drug crisis in US history. ...
by Jon Roper
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
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 worry but also mesmerised, unable to switch off the ...
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 ...