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Women's Studies / Medicine & Public Health / Sociology

The Abortion Myth

A new voice urges feminism to evolve a richer, more nuanced understanding of abortion.
Cannold, Leslie. Rene Denfeld, fwd.

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Film, TV, Visual Culture / Cultural Studies / Popular Culture / American Studies

Action Speaks Louder

An authoritative and entertaining history of the action film
Lichtenfeld, Eric

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Cultural Studies / History

Acts of Memory

A theoretically grounded interdisciplinary study of “cultural memory” in sites ranging from Chile, Bolivia, and South Africa to Germany and the US.
Bal, Mieke, Jonathan Crewe, and Leo Spitzer, eds.

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Archaeology

Aerial Photography and Archaeology

This publication contains the selected proceedings of a conference devoted to the history of aerial photography (Ghent, 2003).
Bourgeois, Jean; Meganck, Marc, eds.

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Literary Criticism - American / Cultural Studies / Biography / American Studies

After Franklin

An analysis of the foundations of autobiography in America
Arch, Stephen Carl

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Native American Studies

After King Philip’s War

New perspectives on three centuries of Indian presence in New England
Calloway, Colin G., ed. and introd.

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Sociology / Religion

After the Fire

A moving first-person account of the struggle between the Old Order Amish of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, and the surrounding society that threatens to drive them out on the ever of their religion’s 300th anniversary.
Testa, Randy-Michael. John A. Hostetler, fwd.; Robert Coles, afterword.; Susie Riehl, illus.

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Film & Video / Contemporary Art / Media Studies

Against Immediacy

The participatory vision of early video art
Kaizen, William

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Literary Criticism - American / African-American Studies / Ethnic Studies

Alien Land

Action-packed and absorbing, a grim but sensitive picture of race and identity in America
Savoy, Willard

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Cultural Studies / World War II / Advertising

All-Out for Victory!

A lively look at magazine ads during World War II and their roles in sustaining morale and promoting home-front support of the war, with lots of illustrations
Jones, John Bush

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American History / Cultural Studies / Literary Criticism

An American Body | Politic

A reflection on the metaphor of the body politic throughout American history
Herzogenrath, Bernd

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Ethnic Studies / Cultural Studies / American Studies

The American Kaleidoscope

A leading authority's panoramic history compares the experiences of immigrant-ethnic groups, African-Americans, and Native Americans to each other and in relation to the national political culture.
Fuchs, Lawrence H. With a 1995 introd.

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Film, TV, Visual Culture / Literary Criticism - Spanish & Portuguese / Popular Culture

American Science Fiction TV

Science fiction TV and the American psyche.
Johnson-Smith, Jan

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Jewish Studies / Cultural Studies

The American Synagogue

Leading historians of modern Jewry offer the first comprehensive account of American synagogue history.
Wertheimer, Jack, ed.

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Sociology / Religion / Ethnic Studies

The Amish Struggle with Modernity

A distinctive American subculture responds to the forces of social change
Kraybill, Donald B., and Marc A. Olshan, eds.

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Archaeology

Ammaia I: the survey

This book represents the most important results of a European funded archaeological project
Corsi, Cristina

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Disability Studies / Pet Dogs

Another Language

A beautiful kaleidoscope of care, courage, and commitment
Braham, Jeanne

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Music / Cultural Studies

Any Sound You Can Imagine

Describes digital musical instruments, industries that supply and promote them, and the meanings they have for musicians.
Théberge, Paul

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Poetry / African-American Studies / Popular Culture

An Apron Full of Beans

An exploration of African-American history and popular culture emphasizing the relations between men and women
Cornish, Sam

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Archaeology

Archaeology in Confrontation

This collection of papers focuses on the Provincial-Roman archaeology of Northern Gaul, Germany and Britain.
Vermeulen, Frank; Sas, Kathy & Dhaeze, Wouter, eds.

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Archaeology

The Archeology of New Hampshire

A complete archeological guide to New Hampshire, from prehistoric times to the present
Starbuck, David R.

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Arctic Studies / Anthropology

Arctic Adaptations
Expanded English ed.


The evolving culture of indigenous communities in Siberia
Krupnik, Igor., Marcia Levenson, trans. and ed.

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Arctic Studies / Anthropology

Arctic Wars, Animal Rights, Endangered Peoples

Lynge, Finn., Marianne Stenbaek, trans.

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Criminal Justice / Criminology / Sociology / Criminal Behavior

Armed Robbers In Action

Based on no-holds-barred interviews with active armed robbers in St. Louis, Missouri, this groundbreaking volume sheds new light on the process of committing armed robbery.
Wright, Richard T.; Decker, Scott H.; Shover, Neal, fwd.

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Caregiving / Eldercare / Self-Help - Aging

Around the House

Be surprised by what home caregiving really means in this NH woman’s inspiring daily account, at times blunt, poetic, and humorous
Swenson, Harriet K.

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African-American Studies / American History / Cultural Studies / American Studies

The Arrogance of Race

An investigation of the issue of race over a generation of labor
Fredrickson, George M.

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Music / Film, TV, Visual Culture / Popular Culture

The Art of Film Music

An exploration of the powerful effect of music in films produced from the 1930s through the 1980s.
Burt, George

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Asian-American Studies / Social Science

Asian Americans in New England

The first interdisciplinary contribution to studies about Asian Americans in New England
Chiu, Monica, ed.

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Science Fiction / African-American Studies / Gay Studies

Atlantis

Three marvelously structured stories trace the intricate interdependencies of memory, experience, and the self.
Delany, Samuel R.

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Anthropology / Ethnic Studies / American History

Azorean Identity in Brazil and the United States

An intriguing comparison of identity formation among Portuguese immigrants from the Azores Islands and their descendants in Brazil and the U.S.
Leal, João, and Wendy Graca, trans.

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Sociology / Women's Studies / Gay Studies / Sociology

Baby Steps

Explores the controversial implications of lesbian insemination.
Agigian, Amy

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Rock Music / Entertainment Law / Popular Culture

Baby You're a Rich Man

How Allen Klein, Morris Levy, and Nixon’s Justice Department battled to bring down the world’s greatest band
Soocher, Stan

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Music / Latin American & Caribbean Studies / Cultural Studies / Anthropology

Banda

The first in-depth study of banda, a Mexican and Mexican American musical practice.
Simonett, Helena

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Dance / Memoir / Gay Studies

Barton Mumaw, Dancer

An intimate portrait of American modern dance and gay life in the 1930s.
Sherman, Jane, and Barton Mumaw. David Gere, new fwd.

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Law / Women's Studies / Sociology

Battered Women In The Courtroom

For the first time, a study of the ways in which judges respond to abused women.
Ptacek, James

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Science Fiction / Women's Studies / Popular Culture

The Battle of the Sexes in Science Fiction

How women and feminism helped to shape science fiction in America.
Larbalestier, Justine

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Political Science & Government / Sociology / International Relations

Beyond Tocqueville

An interdisciplinary collection of historical and comparative articles on civil society and the social capital debate.
Edwards, Bob, Michael W. Foley, Mario Diani (eds)

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Music / African-American Studies / Cultural Studies

Black Noise

A comprehensive look at the lyrics, music, cultures, themes, and styles of rap music.
Rose, Tricia

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African-American Studies / Literary Criticism - African American / Discrimination & Race

The Black Pacific Narrative

A literary and cultural geography of the black Pacific
Taketani, Etsuko

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Sociology / African-American Studies

Black Talk, Blue Thoughts, and Walking the Color Line

This lively and thoughtful book explores what it means to be black in an allegedly postracial America
Kaplan, Erin Aubry and Michael Eric Dyson, fwd.

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Music / Popular Culture / Cultural Studies / American Studies

Born in the U.S.A.

A thinking person’s exploration of the cultural significance of Bruce Springsteen.
Cullen, Jim, Daniel Cavicchi, fwd.

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Urban Studies / American History

Boston’s Back Bay

A fascinating look at the people, politics, and technology behind the massive landfill project that filled Boston’s Back Bay
Newman, William A. and Wilfred E. Holton

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Cultural Studies

Breathless

Explores how early radio and sound recording influenced modernist literature.
Weiss, Allen S.

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Sociology / Medical Ethics

Breeding Better Vermonters

The disturbing story of eugenics in Vermont and the dark side of progressive social reform.
Gallagher, Nancy L.

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Music / Anthropology

Bright Balkan Morning
Audio CD.


A celebration of settled “Gypsies” and music-dance in Greek Macedonia with CD.
Blau, Dick, photos; Keil, Charles & Angeliki, text; Feld, Steven, soundscape

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Urban Studies

Building A New Boston

O'Connor, Thomas H.

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Medicine & Public Health / Sociology of Disease & Health Issues

Building Partnerships in the Americas

A historical, cultural, and medical guide for those planning to do health-related work in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
Krasnoff, Margo J. MD, editor

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Criminal Justice

Burglars On The Job

A look inside the minds of more than 100 active burglars.
Wright, Richard T.; Decker, Scott H.; Geis, Gilbert, fwd.

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Cultural Studies / Literary Criticism / Architecture

Capital Speculations

An imaginative analysis of the interplay between rhetoric and physical space in the creation of the nation’s capital.
Luria, Sarah

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Literary Criticism - American / Literary Criticism / Native American Studies / Native American Studies

Captivity and Sentiment

Examines how traditional dichotomies give way to emergent cultural forms in the literature of captivity.
Burnham, Michelle

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Dance / Cultural Studies

Carmen, a Gypsy Geography

Encounters with the Gypsy female flamenco dancer throughout history
Bennahum, Ninotchka Devorah

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Women's Studies / Cultural Studies / Gender Studies / Feminism

Catching a Wave

A collection of original essays that calls for new voices to redefine feminism.
Dicker, Rory; Piepmeier, Alison; Pollitt, Katha; Baumgardner, Jennifer

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Women's Studies / African-American Studies / Popular Culture / Music

Check It While I Wreck It

Examines how young black women who came of age during the hip-hop era are grappling with the gender politics of a predominately masculine space
Pough, Gwendolyn D.

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Dance History & Criticism / Asian-American Studies

Chinese Dance

A comprehensive multimedia resource for the study of Chinese culture through dance
Chang, Shih-Ming Li, and Lynn E. Frederiksen

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Dance / Asian-American Studies

Choreographing Asian America

A critical study of Asian American performance and creative process
Wong, Yutian

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Dance / Women's Studies / Cultural Studies

Choreographing Difference

Feminist theory illuminates the radical cultural work of contemporary dance.
Albright, Ann Cooper

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Music / Cultural Studies / Latin American & Caribbean Studies

The City of Musical Memory

A social history of salsa in Colombia.
Waxer, Lise A.

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Political Science & Government / Philanthropy & Charity

Civil Society, Philanthropy, and the Fate of the Commons

Traces the historical development of civil society and philanthropy in the West and analyzes their role in solving the problems faced by modern liberal democracy
Sievers, Bruce R.

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Sexual Abuse / Criminology / Sociology of Religion

Clergy Sexual Abuse

An examination of the clergy sexual abuse crisis from diverse scholarly perspectives
Renzetti, Claire M. and Sandra Yocum, editors

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Music / Cultural Studies / Popular Culture

Club Cultures

A close look at the music and culture of dance clubs and the “rave” phenomenon..
Thornton, Sarah

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Music / Popular Culture

Coming to You Wherever You Are

A cross-cultural look at music television
Pegley, Kip

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Popular Culture / Cultural Studies / American Studies

Commies, Cowboys, and Jungle Queens

Comic books crystallize the social and political problems of a troubled period in American culture.
Savage, William W., Jr.

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Immigration / Sociology / Anthropology

Community, Culture and The Makings of Identity

Offers insight into the histories, cultures, and social dynamics of Portuguese and other Lusophone and Luso-African of the northeastern seaboard of the U.S.
Holton, Kimberly DaCosta and Andrea Klimt, eds.

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Sociology / Gender Studies

The Conceptual Practices Of Power

Smith, Dorothy E.

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Cultural Studies / Poetics

The Constructivist Moment

Provocative cultural readings of avant-garde literature and art.
Watten, Barrett

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Comparative Literature / Penology

Convict Voices

Sensitive interdisciplinary reading of texts concerning female prison experience in nineteenth-century England; fascinating study of the voices of nineteenth-century female offenders
Schwan, Anne

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Jewish Studies / Cultural Studies

The Covenant of Circumcision

Scholars and rabbis examine the complicated history and contemporary challenges of the Jewish rite of circumcision.
Mark, Elizabeth Wyner, ed.

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Poetry / Asian-American Studies

Crazy Melon and Chinese Apple

Two previously unpublished collections by an important Chinese American poet depict daily life inside New York's Chinatown and across the Chinese diaspora during the 1960s and 70s
Chung, Frances. comp. and afterword by Walter Lew

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Gender Studies / Cultural Studies / Sports

Culture on Ice

The first in-depth, critical look at figure skating.
Kestnbaum, Ellyn

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Dance / Cultural Studies

Dances that Describe Themselves

An inquiry into improvisation as practiced by Richard Bull and his contemporaries.
Foster, Susan Leigh

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Native American Studies / Archaeology

Dawnland Encounters

A true picture of relationships between the Indians of northern New England and the European settlers.
Calloway, Colin G., ed.

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Criminology / Criminal Justice / Sociology

Dealing Crack

This starkly revealing book explores the crack cocaine trade from the candid perspectives of sellers themselves.
Jacobs, Bruce A.

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Ethnic Studies / British & European History

Declining the Stereotype

A groundbreaking text on multicultural issues in contemporary France.
Rosello, Mireille

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Film, TV, Visual Culture / Disability Studies

Disability and the Media

A journalist's passionate exposé of the media's portrayal of the disabled.
Riley, Charles A. II

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Music / Popular Culture / Sociology

Dissonant Identities

A fascinating analysis of the music scene in Austin, Texas.
Shank, Barry

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Science Fiction / Film, TV, Visual Culture / Popular Culture

A Distant Technology

Science fiction films celebrate and critique the impact of a burgeoning technology on the world’s cultural, political, and social milieu.
Telotte, J. P.

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Criminology / Marriage & Family / Violence in Society / Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Introduces students, mental health professionals, and lawyers to the different research methodologies used in contemporary research of domestic/intimate partner violence
Raghavan, Chitra, and Shuki J. Cohen, editors

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Dance / Cultural Studies / American Studies

Done into Dance

The larger-than-life story of an American dance icon.
Daly, Ann

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Jewish Studies / Sociology / Relationships

Double or Nothing?

A lively and accessible look at Jewish intermarriage and its familial and cultural effects.
Fishman, Sylvia Barack

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Film, TV, Visual Culture / Cultural Studies / Women's Studies

Double Takes

Viewing cross-cultural differences through the lens of cinema.
Durham, Carolyn A.

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Music / Latin American & Caribbean Studies / Popular Culture

Dub

The first inside story of this Jamaican reggae style
Veal, Michael E.

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Poetry / Literary Criticism - American / Asian-American Studies

Dura

The 10th anniversary edition of this classic of Asian America and experimental poetry features a Preface by Juliana Spahr and an Afterword by Stephen Hong Sohn.
Kim, Myung Mi

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Popular Culture / Historic Preservation

Dwelling in Possibility

A search for the ordinary qualities that make some houses a home, and some public places welcoming.
Mansfield, Howard

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Film, TV, Visual Culture / Popular Culture / QUEER STUDIES

Dying for a Laugh

First study of disaster movies through reception theory and queer theory.
Feil, Ken

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Music / Popular Culture / History

Echo and Reverb

The untold story of acoustic effects in popular music.
Doyle, Peter

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Science - Study & Teaching / History of Science / Media Studies

The Educated Eye

A study of visual culture in the teaching of the life sciences
Anderson, Nancy and Michael R. Dietrich, eds.

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Science Fiction / African-American Studies / Gay Studies

Einstein Intersection

A nonhuman race reimagines human mythology.
Delany, Samuel R. Neil Gaiman, fwd.

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Alzheimer's & Dementia / Eldercare / Caregiving

The Emotional Journey of the Alzheimer's Family

An empathic and clear-eyed discussion of the emotional journey of family and friends who care for people with progressive forms of dementia
Santulli, Robert B. MD and Kesstan Blandin, PhD

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Family & Relationships / Family Development

Empowerment Skills for Family Workers
[Print edition is not sold at discount]


The worker handbook, highly readable, including questions and activities to extend learning.
Forest, Claire, Carol West, ed., Camille Doucet, illus.

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Family & Relationships / Family Development

Empowerment Skills for Family Workers Instructor's Manual
[Print edition is not sold at discount]


90 hours of experiential activities to develop workers’ skills in helping families set and reach goals based on their strengths.
Forest, Claire, Carol West, ed., Camille Doucet, illus.

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Family & Relationships / Family Development

Empowerment Skills for Family Workers Portfolio Advisor's Manual
[Print edition is not sold at discount]


Helps advisors guide workers as they practice skills and prepare credentialing portfolio; contains all portfolio forms and handouts.
Forest, Claire, Carol West, ed., Camille Doucet, illus.

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Ecology & Environmental Studies / Urban Studies / Resource Management

Energy in America

Presents a broad, cultural view of America’s energy sector—traditionally the domain of engineers and policy makers—for nonscientists involved in creating sustainable communities
Kelley, Ingrid

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Cultural Studies / Literary Criticism

English in America

A reissue of a controversial analysis of the literature profession.
Ohmann, Richard. With a new introd. Gerald Graff, fwd.; chapter by Wallace Douglas

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Science Fiction / Cultural Studies

Envisioning the Future

Writers speculate on the future and the role of science fiction.
Barr, Marleen S.

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Fiction & Literature / Disability Studies

The Eternal Son

An extraordinary account of a common human drama—the birth and parenting of a disabled child—investigated profoundly by a father who is a gifted writer
Tezza, Cristovão

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Criminal Justice / Criminology / Sociology

Ethnography At The Edge

Pioneering criminologists and sociologists vividly recount the personal and professional tribulations of conducting field research with deviant and criminal subcultures.
Ferrell, Jeff, ed.; Hamm, Mark S., ed.; Adler, Peter, foreword; Adler (Foreword), Patricia A., intro.

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Archaeology / Military History

Excavating the Sutlers’ House

A presentation of new and classic artifacts from the remains of a sutlers’ house and other military sites along the Hudson River and Lake George, lavishly illustrated in full color
Starbuck, David R.

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Archaeology

Excavations in Pessinus: the so-called Acropolis

This volume presents a detailed analysis of the excavations of one of Pessinus’ major cemeteries in ancient times.
Thoen, Hugo, Frank Vermeulen and John Devreker, eds.

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Religion & Politics / Criminology / Sociology of Religion

Exile and Embrace

Examining the religious debates and dimensions of the death penalty in America
Santoro, Anthony

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Music / Cultural Studies / ETHNOMUSICOLOGY

The Exotic In Western Music

A look at the ways western composers from Mozart to George Harrison have used exotic elements in their music
Bellman, Jonathan, ed.

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Literary Criticism / Cultural Studies

The Exotic Woman in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction and Culture

A fresh and provocative approach to representations of exotic women in Victorian Britain.
Pal-Lapinski, Piya

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Medical Education / Discrimination & Race / Higher Education

Faculty of Color in the Health Professions

Based on personal stories, a critical assessment of the multiple challenges that confront minority faculty members in the health professions
Hassouneh, Dena

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Music / Cultural Studies

False Prophet
Audio CD.


On the road with a punk rock band.
Taylor, Steven

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Memoir / Sociology / Parenting / Family Studies

The Family Nobody Wanted
New edition.


The remarkable and inspiring true story of a couple who adopted twelve children, ten of them considered "unadoptable" because of mixed racial parentage.
Doss, Helen; Battenfeld, Mary, intro.

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Composer/Musician / World Beat / Black Studies (Global)

Fela
2nd edition.


An intimate portrait of the Afrobeat legend
Collins, John; foreword by Banning Eyre

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Media Studies / Digital Art / Technology - Social Aspects

Finding Augusta

Addresses the effect of mobile communications technologies on individuals’ habits and how they are regulated
Cooley, Heidi Rae

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Science Fiction / African-American Studies / Gay Studies

Flight from Nevèrÿon
Return to Nevèrÿon, Book 3


A novel of myth and literacy about a long-ago land on the brink of civilization. Vol 3
Delany, Samuel R.

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Dance Notation / Asian-American Studies

Flowers Cracking Concrete

A long overdue study of two dance artists central to the American avant-garde dance scene since the 1970s
Candelario, Rosemary

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Sociology / Anthropology

Frame Analysis

Goffman, Erving; Berger, Bennett, foreword

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Criminal Justice / Women's Studies / Sociology

Freeing Tammy

The latest volume in the popular trilogy of books about women, poverty, and violence
Raphael, Jody

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Self-Help/Motivational / Memoir / Children with Special Needs

From Blue Ribbon to Code Blue

A courageous young woman beats the odds to regain her life after a traumatic brain injury
Field, Jennifer Miller

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Gender Studies / Law / Sociology

From Madness to Mutiny

A powerful exposé of the family court system’s prejudice against mothers trying to protect their sexually abused children.
Neustein, Amy and Lesher, Michael; Raoul Felder, fwd.

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Political Science & Government / Sociology

From Neighborhood to Nation

A study of the unique impact of participatory and representative democracy on policy outcomes at local, state, and national levels.
Thomson, Ken

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Shakers / American History / Decorative Arts & Material Culture

From Shaker Lands and Shaker Hands

The definitive volume on Shaker commercial ephemera
Miller, M. Stephen

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Criminology / Penology / Sexual Abuse

The Future of Batterer Programs

A critical assessment of the research related to batterer programs with recommendations for heightened engagement of men, ongoing risk management, and better coordination of courts and services
Gondolf, Edward W.

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Dance / Cultural Studies / Sociology / American Studies

A Game for Dancers

The first in-depth study of the modern dance world of the 1940s and 1950s
Morris, Gay

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Family Law / Women's Studies / Sociology of Religion

Gender, Religion, and Family Law

Groundbreaking theoretical and legal approaches to resolving conflicts between gender equality and cultural practices
Joffe, Lisa Fishbayn, and Sylvia Neil, editors

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Theater & Performing Arts / Women's Studies / Gay Studies

Geographies of Learning

Maps the divisions that stall the production of knowledge in theatre and performance studies, queer studies, and women's studies.
Dolan, Jill

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Prostitution & Sex Trade / Women's Studies / Gender & the Law

Getting Screwed

Vivid narrative-driven account of how current U.S. laws against prostitution harm sex workers, clients, and society
Bass, Alison

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Literary Criticism / Cultural Studies

Ghostly Communion

A cross-cultural approach to spiritual currents in nineteenth-century American life, letters, and culture.
Kucich, John J.

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Art History / Digital Art / Media Studies

Girlhood and the Plastic Image

A study of the mutual plasticity of girls and digital images
Warren-Crow, Heather

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Dance / Popular Culture

Glamour Addiction

Behind the scenes of DanceSport.
McMains, Juliet

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Music / Cultural Studies / Popular Culture

Global Noise

International scholars explore the hip hop scenes of Europe, Canada, Japan and Australia.
Mitchell, Tony, ed.

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Popular Culture

The Golden Age of Boston Television

A fascinating account of local television in Boston from the 1970s to the early 1990s, when it offered the best local programming in America
Knopf, Terry Ann

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Women's Studies / Essays / Motherhood

The Grand Permission

How writing and motherhood influence one another.
Dienstfrey, Patricia and Brenda Hillman, eds. Foreword by Rachel Blau DuPlessis.

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Decorative Arts & Material Culture / Cultural Studies / American Studies

Graven Images
New preface in the 1999 edition.


The classic study of gravestone art
Ludwig, Allan I.

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Colonial History / Archaeology / Military History

The Great Warpath

An archeologist offers a fresh look at the lives of common soldiers on the colonial American frontier.
Starbuck, David R.

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Sociology / Arctic Studies / Anthropology

Greenlanders, Whales, and Whaling

Portrays the profound impact of world systems on contemporary Greenlandic life, especially whaling.
Caulfield, Richard A.

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Folk & Traditional Music / Music History & Criticism / Cultural Studies

Gypsy Music in European Culture

A history and typology of the impact of Gypsy music on Europe
Piotrowska, Anna G.

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Criminology / Women's Studies / Penology

A Halfway House for Women

The first in-depth analysis of women's lives in a halfway house, based on personal observation and interviews
Caputo, Gail A.

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Medical Ethics / Rural Studies

Handbook for Rural Health Care Ethics

A comprehensive guide to the unique nature of rural health care ethics
Nelson, William A., ed.

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Music / Cultural Studies / Popular Culture / American Studies

Hard Travelin’

A celebration by friends, family, and scholars of the life and achievements of America's foremost folk singer.
Santelli, Robert, and Emily Davidson, eds

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Fiction & Literature / Native American Studies

The Heirs of Columbus

A novel which turns cultural aggression on its head as the Native American heirs of Christopher Columbus, himself descended from early Mayan explorers, create a fantastic tribal nation.
Vizenor, Gerald

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Cultural Studies / Popular Culture / Globalization

“Here, There and Everywhere”

Essays analyzing the stunning global success of American popular culture from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Shows to the Internet as the new American frontier.
Wagnleitner, Reinhold & May, Elaine Tyler, eds.

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Music / Cultural Studies / Anthropology

The Hidden Musicians

A classic ethnography reveals the worlds of amateur musicians. Back in print with a new preface.
Finnegan, Ruth

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New England History / Archaeology

A History of Boston in 50 Artifacts

A unique introduction to the history of Boston through archaeological objects
Bagley, Joseph M.

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Music / Cultural Studies / African-American Studies

The 'Hood Comes First

Examines the significance of the 'hood in rap and hip hop
Forman, Murray

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Memoir / True Crime / Urban Studies / Police

Hot Shots and Heavy Hits

A riveting first-hand account of life as an undercover drug agent
Doyle, Paul E.

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Fiction & Literature / Native American Studies

Hotline Healers

This satirical tour de force teases readers out of a complacent acceptance of romantic stereotypes.
Vizenor, Gerald

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Poetry Criticism / Literary Criticism - American / Gay Studies

The House That Jack Built

Illuminates Jack Spicer’s provocative lectures on radical poetics.
Peter Gizzi, ed., inc. afterword and Jack Spicer

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Parenting

How to Keep Your Children Safe

An invaluable new guide to child safety
Vissing, Yvonne M.

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Criminology / Discrimination & Race / Poverty & Homelessness

Hunting for “Dirtbags”

An inside look at police discretionary actions and their consequences for poor communities
Way, Lori Beth and Ryan Patten

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African-American Studies / Discrimination & Race / Political Commentary

I Heart Obama

A personal and cultural exploration of Barack Obama as black president, black icon, and black folk hero
Kaplan, Erin Aubry

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Marine Science / Agriculture & Food Production / Popular Culture

I, Lobster

A consideration of the lobster in history, myth, art, literature, and cuisine
Frazier, Nancy

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Sport Biography / Philanthropy & Charity / Nervous System Diseases

The Ice Bucket Challenge

The true story behind the Ice Bucket Challenge
Sherman, Casey and Dave Wedge

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Cultural Studies / Music / Folklore

Identity and Everyday Life

A critical examination of core issues in social and cultural theory.
Berger, Harris M.; Del Negro, Giovanna P.

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Literary Criticism - Science Fiction / Public Policy / Urban Studies

Imagining Urban Futures

What science fiction can teach us about urban planning
Abbott, Carl

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Indigenous Studies / Native American History

Immap sikua pisariaqartipparput (The Meaning of Ice) Greenlandic Edition

The Inuit relationship with sea ice told through stories, artwork, and photographs
Gearheard, Shari

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Cultural Studies / American History

The Imperialist Imaginary

Tracing the construction of an American Pacific.
Eperjesi, John

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Gay Studies / Cultural Studies / Theater & Performing Arts / Performance Studies

Impossible Dance

An ethnographic account of gay, lesbian and queer club culture in the 1990s New York City.
Buckland, Fiona

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Poetry / Native American Studies

In Mad Love and War

Sacred and secular poems of the Creek Tribe.
Harjo, Joy

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Anthropology / Immigration

In Pursuit of Their Dreams

Williams, Jerry R.

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Jewish Studies / Cultural Studies / Music / Theater & Performing Arts

In Search of American Jewish Culture

A leading cultural historian explores the complex interactions of Jewish and American cultures.
Whitfield, Stephen J.

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Literary Collections / Gay Studies / African-American Studies

In Search of Silence

The private journals of renowned novelist and critic Samuel R. Delany
Delany, Samuel R.

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Literary Criticism - African American / African-American Studies / Immigration

In the Name of the Mother

A bracingly original dialogue on modernity, class, and difference in the 20th century
Pardini, Samuele F. S.

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Cultural Studies

The Incomplete Projects

A concise, lively account of Marxist thought and American culture
Freedman, Carl

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Native American Studies

The Indian History of an American Institution

A history of the complex relationship between a school and a people
Calloway, Colin G.

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Native American Studies / Archaeology

Indian New England Before the Mayflower

A definitive work written for general audiences which describes how New England Indians lived when European settlers first met them
Russell, Howard S.

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Colonial History / Discrimination & Race / Ethnic Studies

Inequality in Early America

An all-star roster of historians reassesses inequality in early America.
Pestana, Carla Gardina, and Sharon V. Salinger, eds.

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Theater & Performing Arts

Inside the Minstrel Mask

A sourcebook of contemporary and historical commentary on America's first popular mass entertainment.
Bean, Annemarie, James V. Hatch, and Brooks McNamara, eds. Mel Watkins, fwd.

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Shakers / Decorative Arts & Material Culture

Inspired Innovations

An exploration of the Shakers’ innovative spirit that informed their legendary craftsmanship and led to a broad array of creations
Miller, M. Stephen

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History of Israel & Palestine / Sociology of Religion / Demography

Israeli Society in the Twenty-First Century

A data-based analysis of social life and social problems in contemporary Israel that draws a vivid portrait of a dynamic and rapidly changing society
Goldscheider, Calvin

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Shakers / Biography - Religious

Issachar Bates

A biography of a key western Shaker in early America
Medlicott, Carol

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Cultural Studies / Literary Criticism / Science Fiction

The Jewel-Hinged Jaw
Revised Edition


An indispensable work of science fiction criticism revised and expanded
Delany, Samuel R.

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Popular Culture / Jewish Studies / 20th Century U.S. History

Jewhooing the Sixties

A lively look at four major Jewish celebrities of early 1960s America, who together made their mark on both American culture and Jewish identity
Kaufman, David E.

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Art History / Cultural Studies

Jewish Dimensions in Modern Visual Culture

A fascinating look at key aspects of visual culture in modern Jewish history
Long, Rose-Carol Washton, Matthew Baigell, and Milly Heyd, eds.

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Jewish Studies / Cultural Studies

Jewish Roots in Southern Soil

A lively look at southern Jewish history and culture.
Ferris, Marcie Cohen and Greenberg, Mark I., eds. Eli N. Evans, fwd.

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Art History / Art / Archaeology

Juniper Fuse

A commanding meditation on the development of early human imagination.
Eshleman, Clayton

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Dance / Cultural Studies / Asian Studies

Kazuo Ohno's World

Photographs and words illuminate Butoh dance.
Ohno, Kazuo; Ohno, Yoshito; Barrett, John , trans.; Mizohata, Toshio, pref.

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Jazz / African-American Studies / Feminism & Feminist Theory

The Kind of Man I Am

An exploration of masculinity in jazz culture and the work of Charles Mingus Jr.
Rustin-Paschal, Nichole

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Religion / Cultural Studies / American Studies

The Kingdom of God in America

The classic reflection of the Protestant roots and ethos behind pluralistic American and its religions today.
Niebuhr, H. Richard. Martin E. Marty, new introd.

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Fiction & Literature / Native American Studies

Landfill Meditation

Fourteen stories by the man N. Scott Momaday has called “the supreme ironist among American Indian writers of the twentieth century.”
Vizenor, Gerald

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Economics & Business - Regional / New England History / Regional Studies

Landscape of Industry

An illustrated history of the cradle of American industrialization
Worcester Historical Museum; Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, fwd.

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Archaeology

The Last Hunter-Gatherer-Fishermen in Sandy Flanders (NW Belgium)

This study presents and discusses relevant environmental and chronological data with regard to the so-called ‘Waasland Scheldepolders’, one of the most archaeologically promising but also threatened areas of Northern Belgium.
Crombé, Philippe, ed.

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Archaeology / Colonial History / Mid-Atlantic History

The Legacy of Fort William Henry

A new set of stories about the fabled Fort William Henry, based on forensics and archeological finds
Starbuck, David R.

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Marriage & Family Law / Marriage & Family / Women's Studies

Legalizing Plural Marriage

Offers a legal and historical context for reforming family law and legalizing plural marriage
Goldfeder, Mark

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Literary Criticism / Memoir / Cultural Studies

Letters from London

James, C. L. R.

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Biography / Education History / Disability Studies

The Life and Times of T. H. Gallaudet

A look into the complex life of an icon of deaf education
Sayers, Edna Edith

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Sociology / Law

Listening to Olivia

The harrowing story of a woman’s descent into prostitution and addiction, the remarkable tale of her recovery, and an exposé of the global trafficking industry.
Raphael, Jody

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Music / Cultural Studies / Latin American & Caribbean Studies / Anthropology

Listening to Salsa

Portrays the complex politics of gender, sex, class, and race in Puerto Rican salsa music.
Aparicio, Frances R.

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Marriage & Family / Television

Living Outside the Box

A study on the positives of limiting and eliminating TV time by Barbara Brock.
Brock, Barbara

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Regional Studies / Sociology

The Lobster Gangs of Maine

An anthropologist describes the working world of Maine lobstermen, focusing on the intricate personal network that sustains them.
Acheson, James M.

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Arctic Studies / Anthropology

Local Knowledge
Bilingual Kalâtdlisut-English ed.


Spanning a 60-year period, Petersen, a native Greenlander, has systematically studied climate, settlement and natural life in his native land
Petersen, H. C.

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Music / Asian-American Studies

Locating East Asia in Western Art Music

How does a piece of music embody the sound of a different culture?
Everett, Yayoi Uno and Frederick Lau, eds.

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History / New England History / Slavery

The Logbooks

Three long-neglected logbooks from Connecticut’s slave trade raise questions about memory and collective forgetting
Farrow, Anne

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Science Fiction / African-American Studies / Gay Studies

Longer Views

A comprehensive expansion of the theoretical writings of one of our most important cultural critics.
Delany, Samuel R. Ken James, introd.

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Jewish Studies / Marriage & Family / Sociology of Religion

Love, Marriage, and Jewish Families

Illustrates the complex and diverse ways that Jews in the United States and Israel are reshaping dating, marriage, and family life—with some surprising consequences
Fishman, Sylvia Barack, editor

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African-American Studies / Literary Criticism - American / Gay Studies / African-American Literature

Loving Her

Originally published in 1974, Loving Her is the first novel by an African American author to deal explicitly with interracial lesbian love.
Shockley, Ann Allen; Lane, Alycee, foreword

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Poetry / Gay Studies

Lunch

A direct and moving account of a young man's life in a time of plague.
Powell, D. A.

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Cultural Studies

Making and Selling Culture

An inside look at cultural industries, featuring interviews with key players from such companies as Twentiety-Century Fox, National Public Radio, and Coca-Cola.
Ohmann, Richard, ed. With Gage Averill, Michael Curtin, David Shumway, and Elizabeth G. Traube.

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Music / Popular Culture / Cultural Studies

Making Beats

First book on hip-hop sampling as a musical process, now with a new foreword and afterword
Schloss, Joseph G.; foreword by Jeff Chang

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Criminology / Men's Studies / Violence in Society

Male Peer Support and Violence against Women

An important and timely reassessment of a crucial theory in male violence against women
DeKeseredy, Walter S. and Martin D. Schwartz

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Children's Fiction / Native American Studies

Malian’s Song

A rare Abenaki version of an historic attack, in the first dual Abenaki-English language children's picture book
Bruchac, Marge and William Maughan, illus.

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Music / Cultural Studies

Manufacturing the Muse
Audio CD.


How a 19th century instrument helped to shape New World culture.
Waring, Dennis G.

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Colonial History / Archaeology / Military History

Massacre at Fort William Henry

An archeologist’s lively illustrated portrayal of 18th-century America’s most infamous siege and massacre.
Starbuck, David R.

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Arctic Studies / Anthropology

The Meaning of Ice

The Inuit relationship with sea ice told through stories, artwork and photographs
Gearheard, Shari Fox

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Sociology / Health & Fitness

Meeting the Needs of Children in Substitute Care

This study sets out to scrutinize to what extent the needs of children in four different European regions are similar.
Weyts, Arabella

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Jewish Studies / Sociology

The Men’s Section

A provocative look at the inner world of Orthodox Jewish men who attend partnership synagogues
Sztokman, Elana Maryles

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Music / Cultural Studies / Philosophy

Metal, Rock, and Jazz

A lively comparison of musical meaning in Ohio's Jazz, metal, and hard rock scene.
Berger, Harris M.

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Literary Criticism / Cultural Studies / Immigration

Migrant Sites

A unique comparative study of immigrant and diaspora literatures in America
Kandiyoti, Dalia

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Poetry / Cultural Studies / Sky Observation

Missing the Moon

Scientific elegies of ambition and failure from this esteemed poet
Ramke, Bin

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Shakers / Biography / Women's Studies

Mother Ann Lee

Originally published in 1976 as Anne the Word, this is a popular biography of colorful and controversial Shaker founder Ann Lee
Campion, Nardi Reeder and June Sprigg, fwd.

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Dance / Cultural Studies / American Studies

Movable Pillars

How six professional dance organizations transformed the landscape of modern dance scholarship
Kolcio, Katja

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Music / Media Studies / Social Theory

Music and Cyberliberties

An activist’s guide for musicians and fans opposed to the major label lockdown of online music
Burkart, Patrick

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Music / Cultural Studies

Music and Technoculture

Explores the rich relationship between technology, music and culture.
Lysloff, René T. A. and Leslie C. Gay, Jr., eds. Afterword by Andrew Ross.

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Music / Cultural Studies

Music, Society, Education

A groundbreaking work expanding our view of music beyond the Western classical tradition.
Small, Christopher. Robert Walser, new fwd.

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Music / Cultural Studies

Musicking

Acclaimed scholar rethinks the nature and meaning of music.
Small, Christopher

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Music / Cultural Studies / Sociology

My Music

A first-hand exploration of the diverse roles music plays in people's lives.
Crafts, Susan D., Daniel Cavicchi, Charles Keil, and the Music in Daily Life Project

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Gay Studies / British & European History / Literary Criticism - French / LGBT Studies

Napoleonic Friendship

The first book-length study of the origin of queer soldiers in modern France
Martin, Brian Joseph

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International Relations / Cultural Studies

National Symbols, Fractured Identities

A fascinating look at national symbols worldwide and the important role they play in creating and maintaining individual and collective identity.
Geisler, Michael, E., ed.

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Literary Criticism - American / Literary Criticism / Native American Studies

The National Uncanny

A unique look at Native American ghosts and US literature.
Bergland, Renée L.

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Sociology / Women's Studies / Criminal Justice

Neither Angels nor Demons

A provocative study of the complex relationship between domestic violence and women’s crime.
Ferraro, Kathleen J.

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Science Fiction / African-American Studies / Gay Studies

Neveryóna, or
Return to Nevèrÿon, Book 2


A novel of myth and literacy about a long-ago land on the brink of civilization. Vol 2
Delany, Samuel R.

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Film, TV, Visual Culture / Media Studies

The New Entrepreneurs

How television writers thwarted the constraints of corporate culture in the 1950s and flourished
Kraszewski, Jon

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Native American Studies / Vermont

North Country Captives

Eight narratives challenge old stereotypes and provide a clearer understanding of the nature of captive taking. These stories portray captors as individuals with a unique culture, offering glimpses of daily life in frontier communities.
Calloway, Colin G., ed.

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Criminal Justice

NYPD Battles Crime

An in-depth examination of the New York Police Department and its striking success in fighting crime.
Silverman, Eli B.

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Jewish Studies / Cultural Studies / Sociology

Observing America’s Jews

Collected essays by a preeminent authority on American Jewish history.
Sklare, Marshall. Jonathan D. Sarna, ed. and fwd.; Charles S. Liebman, afterword.

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Archaeology / Geography & Geology

Ol' Man River

This volume contains the selected proceedings of a multidisciplinary conference (Ghent, 2006), which stimulated looking at landscape evolution from the times of early human involvement in nature to much more recent historical developments.
De Dapper, Morgan, Vermeulen, Frank; Deprez, Sarah; Taelman, Devi

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Fiction & Literature / Native American Studies

The Old American

A long-awaited new novel set in the period of the French and Indian Wars brings a new dimension to the region’s history
Hebert, Ernest

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Poetry Criticism / Cultural Studies

On the Outskirts of Form

Essays on modern and contemporary poetry from a cultural studies perspective
Davidson, Michael

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Film, TV, Visual Culture / African-American Studies / Media Studies

On the Sleeve of the Visual

An investigation of race and the ontology of the visual
Raengo, Alessandra

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Native American Studies / Archaeology

The Original Vermonters
Revised ed.


“In a thoroughly enjoyable and readable book Haviland and Power effectively shatter the myth that Indians never lived in Vermont.”—Library Journal
Haviland, William A., and Marjory W. Power

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Music / Cultural Studies

The Other Side of Nowhere

Scholars, composers and performers write about the art of jazz improvisation.
Fischlin, Daniel, ed.; Heble, Ajay, ed.; Monson, Ingrid, intro.

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Theater & Performing Arts / Popular Culture / Musicals

Our Musicals, Ourselves

The first comprehensive social history of the American musical theater
Jones, John Bush

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Criminology / Sociology / Women's Studies

Out in the Storm

Women navigating life in drugs and crime
Caputo, Gail A.

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Sociology / Criminology / Students & Student Life

Party School

Examines the culture of the “party school” and the criminal behaviors that result from it
Weiss, Karen G.

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Native American Studies

The Penobscot Dance of Resistance

An intriguing history of the survival of a Native American people.
MacDougall, Pauleena

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Fiction & Literature / Popular Culture / Women's Studies

Peyton Place

A new paperback edition of the infamous novel that shocked the nation
Metalious, Grace; Cameron, Ardis, intro.

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Fiction & Literature / Gay Studies

Phallos

A race for the stolen phallus of a nameless god
Delany, Samuel R., edited by Robert F. Reid-Pharr

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Film, TV, Visual Culture / Cultural Studies / Visual Culture

Photographic Memories

The role of photographs in the formation of public memories.
Kroes, Rob; Donald E. Pease, fwd.

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Anthropology / Photography / Jewish Studies

Photographing the Jewish Nation

Over 170 amazing photographs of Jewish life in the Pale of Settlement, from S. An-sky’s ethnographic expeditions
Avrutin, Eugene M., Valerii Dymshits, Alexander Ivanov, Alexander Lvov, Harriet Murav, and Alla Sokolova, editors

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Art Criticism & Theory / Photography - Criticism / Media Studies

Photography, History, Difference

Thinking differently about photography and its histories
Sheehan, Tanya (ed.)

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Poetry Criticism / Gay Studies / Biography

Poet Be Like God

The first biography of poet Jack Spicer (1925-1965), a key figure in San Francisco’s gay cultural scene and in the development of American avant garde poetries.
Ellingham, Lewis, and Kevin Killian

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African-American Studies / Slavery / American Studies

The Political Economy of Slavery
2nd edition, with new introd.


A stimulating analysis of the society and economy in the slave south.
Genovese, Eugene D.

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Cultural Studies

Politics of Knowledge

Cultural analysis of the American university system.
Ohmann, Richard. Foreword by Janice Radway.

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Terrorism / International Relations / Islamic Studies

The Politics of Terror

In this timely work, a team of experts addresses the question of how a democracy faces the challenge of balancing legitimate homeland security concerns against the rights and freedoms of its citizens.
Crotty, William J., ed.

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Ecology & Environmental Studies / Urban Studies

Polluted and Dangerous

A probing and timely look at how American cities can achieve sustainability in the face of decline
Hollander, Justin B.

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Music / Cultural Studies

Popular Music in Theory

A lively contribution to the debates that are central to popular music studies.
Negus, Keith

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Sociology / Anthropology

Portuguese-Americans and Contemporary Civic Culture in Massachusetts

Barrow, Clyde W., ed.

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Women's Studies / Theater & Performing Arts / Popular Culture

Posing a Threat

A lively look at the ways in which American women in the 1920s transformed their lives through performance and fashion.
Latham, Angela J.

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African-American Studies / Psychology & Psychiatry / Parenting

Prejudice and Your Child

Analyzes racial prejudice and its impact on white as well as black children, and provides wise counsel and a plan for action that is as fresh—and as necessary—as when the book was first written.
Clark, Kenneth B. Stuart W. Cook, fwd.; Kenneth B. Clark, intr.

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Popular Culture / Social Science Essays / History - 21st Century U.S.

Prison Area, Independence Valley

A major voice in transnational American studies addresses politics and culture in post-9/11 America
Kroes, Rob

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History / Cultural Studies

The Promise Of American Life

One of the most important books to emerge from the Progressive era, The Promise of American Life offered a blueprint for a modern activist government that had enormous impact on intellectuals coming of age before World War I.
Croly, Herbert; McGerr, Michael, foreword

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Criminal Justice / Criminology / Women's Studies / Criminal Behavior

Public Heroes, Private Felons

A hard-hitting look at the darker side of sports and the all-too-infrequent prosecutions of famous athletes for crimes against women.
Benedict, Jeff

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Political Ideologies / Radicalism / Music / Violence in Society

Radicalism and Music

A comparative study of the music cultures of four radical groups
Pieslak, Jonathan

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Archaeology / American History

Rangers and Redcoats on the Hudson

A lively account of an archeological investigation at a major French and Indian War military encampment.
Starbuck, David R.

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Women's Studies / FEMINIST THEORY/POLITICS

Rape On The Public Agenda

An examination of the history, development, and impact of the feminist anti-rape movement.
Bevacqua, Maria

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Psychoanalysis / Cultural Studies / Psychology & Psychiatry

Reason and Unreason

Explores issues concerning the justification and legitimacy of psychoanalytic knowledge, and its relevance to political and social questions.
Rustin, Michael

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Native American Studies / Ethnic Studies

Reclaiming the Ancestors

Combining personal history and scientific training with archaeological and paleoecological data, Wiseman provides a new perspective on the 11,000-year history of the Wabanaki of the East Coast.
Wiseman, Frederick Matthew

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Music / African Studies / Cultural Studies / Anthropology

Recollecting from the Past

Studies interconnections between sound production, spirit possession, colonialism and ceremonial remembering in Madagascar.
Emoff, Ron

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Literary Criticism / Cultural Studies / American Studies

Recovering the New

An innovative look at the process and development of nineteenth-century modernism.
Cutler, Edward S.

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Sociology / Arctic Studies / Canadian Studies

Relocating Eden

Addresses lingering questions about government resettlement of Native Canadians and its impact on their lives.
Marcus, Alan Rudolph.

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Architecture / Cultural Studies

Remodeling the Nation

A rich analysis of how post Revolutionary Americans conceptualized the early Republic through metaphors of home building
Faherty, Duncan

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Sociology / Literary Criticism - American / Anthropology

Representations of the Portuguese in American Literature

Silva, Reinaldo

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Popular Culture / Media Studies

Rethinking Disney

Wide-ranging interdisciplinary essays look at the Disney empire.
Budd, Mike and Max H. Kirsch

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Science Fiction / African-American Studies / Gay Studies

Return to Nevèrÿon
Return to Nevèrÿon, Book 4


A novel of myth and literacy about a long-ago land on the brink of civilization. Vol 4
Delany, Samuel R.

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Fiction & Literature / Popular Culture / Women's Studies

Return to Peyton Place

The continuing story of Peyton Place is once again available in paperback
Metalious, Grace; Cameron, Ardis, intro.

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History / Cultural Studies

The Rising Glory Of America, 1760-1820
Revised ed.


Wood, Gordon S., ed.

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Sociology / Psychology & Psychiatry

The Robbers Cave Experiment

A classic of behavioral science.
Sherif, Muzafer. O. J. Harvey, William R. Hood, Carolyn W. Sherif, Muzafer Sherif, and B. Jack White, contribs.; Donald T. Campbell, new introd.

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Cultural Studies / Sociology

Roll over Beethoven

Stanley Aronowitz traces the history of the cultural issue – in both British and American manifestations.
Aronowitz, Stanley

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Popular Culture / Social History / 20th Century U.S. History

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

The amazing story behind the classic Christmas character
Lankford, Ronald D., Jr.

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Music / Cultural Studies / Popular Culture

Running with the Devil

A comprehensive musical, social, and cultural analysis of heavy metal music, with a new foreword and afterword
Walser, Robert; foreword by Harris M. Berger

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Gay Studies / Marriage & Family

Same-Sex Marriage

A persuasive history and clearly argued case for same-sex marriage
Cantor, Donald J.; Cantor, Elizabeth; Black, James C.; Barrett, Campbell D.

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American Revolutionary War / U.S. Military History / Archaeology

The Saratoga Campaign

New discoveries enrich our understanding of a legendary campaign
Griswold, William A. & Donald W. Linebaugh, editors

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Criminal Justice / Women's Studies / Sociology

Saving Bernice

This is the story of Bernice, a former welfare mother and survivor of domestic violence, and her arduous journey to escape from, and ultimately triumph over, years of battering, poverty, and welfare.
Raphael, Jody

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Literary Criticism / American History / Cultural Studies / American Studies

Schoolroom Poets

A fresh and provocative approach to the popular "schoolroom poets" and the reading public who learned them by heart.
Sorby, Angela

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Poetry / Asian-American Studies

Sediment

Tseng, Sandy

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Media Studies / African-American Studies / Photography

The Self in Black and White

A study of race and authenticity in the photography of the civil rights era and beyond
Duganne, Erina

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Science Fiction / African-American Studies / Gay Studies

A Sense of Wonder

In-depth study places a major American writer in the African-American tradition.
Tucker, Jeffrey Allen

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Music / Popular Culture / History

Setting the Record Straight
Audio CD.


The words surrounding music influence how we listen to it.
Symes, Colin

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Music / Cultural Studies / Sociology / American Studies

The Seventh Stream

A cultural and social study of the origins and evolution of “rocknroll”.
Ennis, Philip H.

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Fiction & Literature / Native American Studies

Shadow Distance

A rich selection from the broad range of a prolific Native American writer’s work.
Vizenor, Gerald

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Shakers / Cultural Studies

SHAKER COMMUNITIES, SHAKER LIVES

An engaging social history and introduction to the Shakers as both individuals and members of a movement.
Brewer, Priscilla J.

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Music / Shakers

A Shaker Musical Legacy

A unique collection of Shaker songs and dances that keeps alive this important musical heritage
Opdahl, Robert; Opdahl, Viola

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Shakers / Decorative Arts & Material Culture / Antiques & Collectibles

SHAKER TEXTILE ARTS
Published with the cooperation of the Merrimack Valley Textile Museum and Shaker Community, Inc.


A comprehensive book on the kinds of textiles the Shakers used, how they were produced, and their cultural and economic importance to the communities.
Gordon, Beverly

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Shakers / Cultural Studies

The Shakers and the World’s People

A comprehensive illustrated anthology of material about and by the American Shakers.
Morse, Flo

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Decorative Arts & Material Culture / Cultural Studies / American History - 19th Century

Shaping a National Culture

Social, economic, political, and architectural historians join scholars and curators to present their findings about Philadelphia’s myriad economic groups, political enclaves, religious structures, cultural institutions, and artisanal output during the period.
Hutchins, Catherine E., ed

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Sociology / Discrimination & Race

Shortchanged

Provokes a public debate about heightism, its detrimental effects, and how to reshape society’s view and treatment of short people
Osensky, Tanya S

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Science Fiction / Literary Criticism / Gay Studies

Shorter Views

A brilliant theorist and cultural critic on race, sexuality, science fiction, and the art of writing.
Delany, Samuel R.

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Indigenous Studies / Native American History

Sikuup tukingit (The Meaning of Ice) Inuktitut Edition

The Inuit relationship with sea ice told through stories, artwork, and photographs
Gearheard, Shari

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Science Fiction / Literary Criticism / Gay Studies / Poetics

Silent Interviews

A collection of substantial written interviews.
Delany, Samuel R.

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Film, TV, Visual Culture / Popular Culture

Silent Stars

An eminent film historian illuminates the stars of silent film.
Basinger, Jeanine

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Music / Cultural Studies / British & European History

Singing Our Way to Victory

A penetrating cross-disciplinary study of the cultural constructions of singing.
Sweeney, Regina M.

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Indigenous Studies / Native American History

Sivuninga Sikum (The Meaning of Ice) Inupiaq Edition

The Inuit relationship with sea ice told through stories, artwork, and photographs
Gearheard, Shari

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African-American Studies / Slavery / Literary Criticism / American Studies

Slavery and Sentiment

Illuminates the political dimensions of American and British antislavery texts written by blacks
Levecq, Christine

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American History / Cultural Studies / American Studies

So Dreadfull a Judgment

A classic selection of materials on Philip’s War.
Slotkin, Richard, and James K. Folsom, eds.

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Discrimination & Race / Economics & Business / Whaling

So Ends This Day

Fascinating history of the American whaling industry highlighting the role of its Portuguese participants.
Warrin, Donald

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Political Science & Government / Philanthropy & Charity / Sociology

Social Enterprise

The first comparative look at how social enterprise is shaped by local conditions worldwide
Kerlin, Janelle A., ed.

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Music / Ethnic Studies / Dance

Solkattu Manual
Includes links for online video.


The first hands-on introduction to South Indian spoken rhythm
Nelson, David P.

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Music / Media Studies / Women's Studies

Some Liked It Hot

Investigates the changing representations of jazz women in American culture
McGee, Kristin A.

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Music / Popular Culture / Anthropology

Songs, Dreamings, and Ghosts
2nd edition paperback


A mesmerizing journey into the musical world of Australia’s Aboriginal people.
Marett, Allan

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Poetry / Literary Criticism - American / Ethnic Studies

The Sorrow And The Fast Of It

The Sorrow And The Fast Of It exists in a middle place: an overlay of indistinct geographies and trajectories. Strained between the bodies of Nathalie and Nathanael, between dissolution and abjection, between the borders that limit the body in its built environment--the city and its name(s), the countries, the border crossings--the narrative, splintered and fractured, dislocates its own compulsion.
Stephens, Nathalie (Nathanaël)

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Essays / Poetry / Native American Studies

Soul Talk, Song Language

Intimate and illuminating conversations with one of America’s foremost Native artists
Harjo, Joy and Tanaya Winder, Laura Coltelli

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Music / Cultural Studies

The Sounds of Place

Looks at the ways in which America’s places, from the natural wonders of Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon to the urban landscape of New York City, have inspired American composers from the nation's beginnings to the present
Von Glahn, Denise

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Immigration / Asian-American Studies

Southeast Asian Refugees and Immigrants in the Mill City

Original, interdisciplinary essays highlight the pain, struggles, and victories of Southeast Asian refugees and immigrants in a mid-sized New England city
Pho, Tuyet-Lan, Jeffrey N. Gerson, and Sylvia Cowan, eds.

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Native American Studies / Anthropology

Spirit of the New England Tribes

Legends, folktales, and traditions of New England Indians reflect historical events and a changing Indian identity over a 365-year period
Simmons, William S.

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Film & Video History & Criticism / Popular Culture / Media Studies

Stardust Monuments

Hollywood is placeless, timeless, and iconic, a key fabricator and forger of American cultural myths and stories. How, then, will the history of Hollywood be written?
Trope, Alison

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Memoir / Immigration / Jewish History

The Strangers We Became

A smart, funny, and lyrical memoir of an Iraqi Jewish girl’s experiences in five countries before settling in the United States
Shamash, Cynthia Kaplan

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Music / Cultural Studies

Subcultural Sounds

A fascinating study of subcultural musics and their cultural identities.
Slobin, Mark

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Poetry / Gay Studies

Sublimation Point

Schneiderman, Jason

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Jewish Studies / Biography / Ethnic Studies

Suddenly Jewish

Dramatic personal stories of the unexpected discovery of a Jewish heritage.
Kessel, Barbara

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American History - 19th Century / Maritime History & Piracy / Disasters & Disaster Relief

Surviving the Essex

Do cannibals get second acts?
Dowling, David O.

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Music / Cultural Studies

Symphonic Metamorphoses

An intimate investigation of Mahler’s distinctive voice.
Knapp, Raymond

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Science Fiction / African-American Studies / Gay Studies

Tales of Nevèrÿon
Return to Nevèrÿon, Book 1


A novel of myth and literacy about a long-ago land on the brink of civilization. Vol 1
Delany, Samuel R.

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Arctic Studies / Anthropology

Tales of Yukaghir
Reprint of 1918 edition


Tales of adventure and courage among the peoples of Eastern Siberia
Bogaras, Waldemar; Lenore Grenoble, intro.

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American History / Holidays (secular)

Thanksgiving

The origins and ever-changing story of America’s favorite holiday
Baker, James W. and Peter J. Gomes, fwd.

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Theater & Performing Arts / Asian Studies / Cultural Studies

Theatre and the Politics of Culture in Contemporary Singapore

Explores the vibrant relationships between theatre, cultural politics and social attitudes in a country whose history has many lessons for Western scholars.
Peterson, William

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Literary Criticism / Cultural Studies / American Studies

Thinking America

A penetrating literary and philosophical examination of major figures in the development of American intellectual culture, from Emerson to Santayana
Taylor, Andrew

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Biography / Immigration

Through a Portagee Gate

An autobiography and biography that is a remarkably honest self-portrait and an endearing tribute to the author’s father, a Portuguese immigrant cobbler who came to America in 1915.
Felix, Charles Reis

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Native American Studies / Archaeology

A Time Before New Hampshire

A comprehensive look at the geography, environment, and peoples of the land that became New Hampshire, from ancient times through the colonial era.
Caduto, Michael J.

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Law / Sociology

Towards a Rationalisation of the EC co-ordination Regulations concerning Social Security?

In proposing an alternative model for the complex EC regulations for coordination relating to social security, this study concentrates on the sectors of health and employment.
Jorens, Yves, De Schuyter, Barbara & Salomon, Cindy

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Poetry / Gay Studies

Trans

The first poetic exploration of transgender issues by the mother of a transgendered child.
Raz, Hilda

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Gender Studies / Sociology

Transgender Voices

A revealing look at the lives and perspectives of transgender and gender variant people, based on 150 personal interviews
Girshick, Lori B., Green, Jamison fwd.

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Mental Health / Public Health / Sociology of Disease & Health Issues

Trauma and Recovery on War's Border

A guide for mental health workers in regions traumatized by war, human rights violations, and poverty across the globe
Allden, Kathleen, MD, and Nancy Murakami, LCSW, editors

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Media Studies / Film & Video History & Criticism / Art Criticism & Theory / Criticism

Travels in Intermediality

The cooperation and collaboration between media, art forms, and cultural studies
Herzogenrath, Bernd, ed.

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Poetry / Asian-American Studies

Treadwinds

The long-awaited first collection of Lew’s poems and intermedia pieces.
Lew, Walter K.

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Dance / Cultural Studies / Theater & Performing Arts / Performance Studies

Tree

Acclaimed choreographer explores the idea of intercultural performance.
Lemon, Ralph

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New England History / Land Use Law / Native American Studies

Trespassing

An exploration of the various systems of land control and the evolution of private property
Mitchell, John Hanson

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Science Fiction / African-American Studies / Gay Studies

Trouble on Triton

Interplanetary war, capture and escape, diplomatic intrigues that topple worlds.
Delany, Samuel R. Kathy Acker, fwd.

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Criminology / Sociology / Women's Studies

A Typology of Domestic Violence

Reassesses thirty years of domestic violence research and demonstrates three forms of partner violence, distinctive in their origins, effects, and treatments
Johnson, Michael P.

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Music / Middle East Studies / Media Studies

Umm Kulthum

How an extraordinary woman shaped her career and legacy through war
Lohman, Laura

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Politics / Economics & Business / Philanthropy & Charity

Uncharitable

A courageous call to free charity from its ideological and economic constraints
Pallotta, Dan

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Media Studies / Social Science

The Urban Spectator

How conceptions of the American city changed in response to new media technologies
Gordon, Eric

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Arctic Studies / Anthropology

Vikings of To-day
Reprint of 1895 edition


Summarizes Grenfell’s first contact with the residents of Labrador
Grenfell, Wilfred T.; Marianne Stenbaek, intro.

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Art History / Film, TV, Visual Culture / Cultural Studies

Visual Culture

Fifteen key art historians and cultural critics redefine the scope and concerns of scholarship on visual culture—a history of representation seen as something different from a history of art.
Bryson, Norman, Michael Ann Holly, and Keith Moxey, eds.

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Native American Studies / Archaeology / Anthropology

The Voice of the Dawn

An experienced Native voice tells the story of Abenaki culture and history.
Wiseman, Frederick Matthew

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Film, TV, Visual Culture / Women's Studies / Cultural Studies

Watching Daytime Soap Operas

An engaging, in-depth look at the myriad pleasures of the soap opera fan.
Spence, Louise

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Psychoanalysis / Cultural Studies / Psychology & Psychiatry

Where Id Was

A unique authoritative analysis of the individual an social concerns informing the politics of contemporary psychoanalysis.
Molino, Anthony, and Christine Ware, eds.

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Anthropology / Political Commentary / Diaries & Journals

Why Haiti Needs New Narratives
Trilingual-English, Kreyòl, French ed.


A Haitian-American anthropologist makes sense of her homeland in the wake of the 2010 earthquake
Ulysse, Gina Athena; foreword by Robin D. G. Kelley

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Juvenile Fiction - Ducks, Geese, etc. / Nature - Birds / Friendship

Wings in the Wind

Against all odds an orphan Mallard reaches adulthood on the banks of the Merrimack River watched over from a distance by a young girl
Walsh, Julia

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Civil Rights / Gay Studies / Lesbian Studies

Winning Marriage

A no-holds-barred, from-the-trenches account of the campaign to win and protect the freedom to marry in America
Solomon, Marc

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Civil Rights / Gay Studies / Lesbian Studies

Winning Marriage
Revised ed.


The definitive account of how the freedom to marry was won nationwide with a new, final chapter on the historic US Supreme Court ruling
Solomon, Marc

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Music / Cultural Studies

Wired for Sound

Ethnographically-grounded studies of technology in global music.
Greene, Paul D., and Porcello, Thomas, eds. Greene, Paul D. and Porcello, Thomas, contribs.

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Gender Studies / Sociology / Human Sexuality

Woman-to-Woman Sexual Violence

This controversial work examines for the first time the often taboo subject of bisexual and lesbian women who are sexually assaulted by other women.
Girshick, Lori B.

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Film, TV, Visual Culture / Women's Studies / Popular Culture

A Woman’s View

A lively portrayal of Hollywood's contradictory message of conformity and riotous freedom in films about women's lives and loves.
Basinger, Jeanine

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Criminology / Sociology / Religion

Women In Prison

This compelling book, which has been thoroughly revised and updated, draws on candid interviews with over 400 women inmates and prison officials to shed a shocking light on our penal system as it affects women.
Watterson, Kathryn; Chesney-Lind, Meda, foreword

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Media Studies / Women's Studies / Criminology

Women, Violence, and the Media

Provocative collection of essays designed to give students an understanding of media representations of women’s experience of violence and to educate a new generation to recognize and critique media images of women
Humphries, Drew, ed.

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Dance / Cultural Studies / American Studies

The Work of Dance

Explores the complex relationship between dance, work and labor in the 1930s.
Franko, Mark

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African-American Studies / Slavery / American Studies

The World the Slaveholders Made

A seminal and original work that delves deeply into what slaveholders thought.
Genovese, Eugene D.

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Film, TV, Visual Culture / Cultural Studies / World War II / American Studies

The World War II Combat Film

Lively, comprehensive analysis of World War II movies.
Basinger, Jeanine

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Media Studies / Film, TV, Visual Culture

Writing National Cinema

A study of Peruvian Cinema and the role of criticism in forming a national cinematic vision
Middents, Jeffrey

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Music / African-American Studies / Gay Studies

“You Better Work!”

The first in-depth study of underground dance music.
Fikentscher, Kai



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