2485 books (125 pages) in this category

Al Dente

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 ...

ISBN: 9781780232768

Binding: Hardback


Alcohol and moral regulation

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. ...

ISBN: 9781447309932

Binding: Hardback


Alfred Hitchcock's America

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 ...

ISBN: 9780745653037

Binding: Paperback


Alice Goes to Hollywood: A Bloomsbury Young Reader

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 ...

ISBN: 9781472950529

Binding: Paperback


Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse

by Timothy P. Carney

ISBN: 9780062797100

Binding: Hardback


All at Sea

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&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.45em;">Bengal, and elsewhere, this Migration Policy Institute volume reviews the policy ...

ISBN: 9780983159162

Binding: Paperback


All Day

A Year of Love and Survival Teaching Incarcerated Kids at Rikers Island

by Liza Jessie Peterson

ISBN: 9781455570911

Binding: Hardback


All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation

by Rebecca Traister

ISBN: 9781476716572

Binding: Paperback


All The Wild That Remains

Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West

by David Gessner

ISBN: 9780393352375

Binding: Paperback


Almost French

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 ...

ISBN: 9781742677453

Binding: CD-Audio

Audio Book

Always be Yourself. Unless You Can Be a Unicorn, Then Always Be a

A Snapshot of the Weird and Wonderful World of the Tumblr Generation

by Pernille Kok-Jensen

ISBN: 9789063693503

Binding: Hardback


American Discontent

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 ...

ISBN: 9780190872434

Binding: Hardback


American Hookup

The New Culture of Sex on Campus

by Lisa Wade

ISBN: 9780393355536

Binding: Paperback


American Hunks

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 ...

ISBN: 9781551522562

Binding: Paperback


American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures

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 ...

ISBN: 9781471180071

Binding: Hardback


American Negro Folktales


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 ...

ISBN: 9780486796802

Binding: Paperback


American Overdose

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. ...

ISBN: 9781783351688

Binding: Paperback


American Politics

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 ...

ISBN: 9781743104446

Binding: CD-Extra

Audio Book

American Revolution: The Fall of Wall Street and the Rise of Barack Obama: Quarterly Essay 32

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 ...

ISBN: 9781863953115

Binding: Paperback


American Rhapsody

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 ...

ISBN: 9780374104405

Binding: Hardback