2557 books (128 pages) in this category
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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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 ...
by Charles Lockhart
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. ...
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 ...
Soviet Anti-Alcohol Posters
by Damon Murray
The book includes examples from the 1960s through to the 1980s, but focuses on posters produced during Mikhail Gorbachev's campaign initiated in 1985. These posters attempted to sober up Soviet citizens by forcing them to confront the issues ...
by J. Edward Cornelius
Reveals many dark secrets and protected truths about the talking board. For decades, waves of preachers, teachers and parents have condemned the Ouija Board as a devil's gateway to obsessions. While these claims recall a brand of witch-trial era
by John Wiley & Sons (UK)
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 ...
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
by Rebecca Traister
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Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West
by W W Norton & Company
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
This is the first book to make use of Tumblr-like elaborate imaging and tongue-in-cheek captions in order to paint a picture of the generation of adolescents also referred to as Generation Y, Millennials, Generation Einstein, Digital Natives or ...
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 W W Norton & Company
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 ROBERT E. BARTHOLOMEW
Contrary to popular belief, the poor and huddled masses were never welcome in America. Though the engraving on the base of the Statue of Liberty makes that claim, history reveals a far less-welcoming message. This comprehensive survey of ...