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The Movement of the Working Class from Wage Slavery to Freedom

by A. E. Woodruff Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 13, 2018)

"The new dominant class warped the old institutions to its own purposes, introduced a new method of production and exchange, imposed its will upon the balance of society and thereby established a new civilization....


Fables

by Aesop Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

Whether it’s the benefits of taking it slow and steady (“The Tortoise and the Hare”), the necessity of invention (“The Crow and the Pitcher”), or the problems of cognitive dissonance (“The Fox and...


Lasting Happiness and Well-Being

by H. George Adams Lm Publishers (October 12, 2018)

The purpose of this book (based on the works of great philosophers and thinkers) is to help us to identify and develop the state of mind that leeds on the path of lasting happiness and well-being.

Happiness...


Gulag Memories

by Zuzanna Bogumił Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

Though the institution of the Gulag was nominally closed over half a decade ago, it lives on as an often hotly contested site of memory in the post-socialist era. This ethnographic study takes a holistic, comprehensive...


Travelling Towards Home

by Nicola Frost & Tom Selwyn Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

As we grapple with a growing refugee crisis, a hardening of anti-immigration sentiment, and deepening communal segregation in many parts of the developed world, questions of the nature of home and homemaking...


The Forgotten Front

by Janice W. Ancker, Gerhard P. Gross, Birgit Menzel & Boris Khavkin et al. The University Press of Kentucky (September 05, 2018)

Although much has been written about the Western Front in World War I, little attention has been given to developments in the east, especially during the crucial period of 1914--1915. Not only did these events...


English Cathedrals: England’s magnificent cathedrals and abbeys (Collins Little Books)

by Historic Uk Collins (October 04, 2018)

A handy guide to England’s most famous cathedrals and abbeys. Includes an eight-page map section showing the locations of cathedrals covered in the book.

Historical background and architectural details for...


Under My Skin

by Lisa Unger HQ (October 02, 2018)

‘Gripping suspense at its best’ Karin Slaughter

Her husband’s killer may be closer than she thinks…

It’s been a year since Poppy’s husband, Jack, was brutally murdered during his morning run. She’s...


Struck

by Douglas Segal Prospect Park Books (September 28, 2018)

One of life's biggest clichés becomes a horrific reality when Douglas Segal's wife and young daughter are hit head-on by a Los Angeles city bus. Miraculously, his daughter was unharmed, but his wife faced a...


Hard Times

by Charles Dickens Standard Ebooks (October 02, 2018)

Hard Times (originally Hard Times—For These Times) was published in 1854, and is the shortest novel Charles Dickens ever published. It’s set in Coketown, a fictional mill-town set in the north of England....


Cheerful Mama Rositha And The Sago Harvest

by Donald Kanini Library For All (March 20, 2018)

Mama Rosithais always friendly. Today, it’s time for her to harvest sago. It’s a big job, but she has some help!

Reading Level 3

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: family; farming; sago; friendship.


Dig Dig Dig

by Alex Tanabi Library For All (March 03, 2018)

I am Ugi the ant. Come with me as I dig my way around my bush home.

Reading Level 2

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: insects; natural world; ants; environment.


Animals Do

by Melinda Lem Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Can you hop like a grasshopper? Can you hiss like a snake? What else do animals do?

Reading Level 2

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: animals; daily life; creative play; nature.


Sharks

by Micah and Nora May Library For All (June 23, 2018)

There are many different kinds of sharks. Some are big and some are small. How much do you know about sharks? Reading Level 2 Global Book Collection Keywords: natural world; animals; marine life; predators.


Cheerful Mama Rositha And The Sago Harvest

by Donald Kanini Library For All (March 10, 2018)

Mama Rosithais always friendly. Today, it’s time for her to harvest sago. It’s a big job, but she has some help!

Reading Level 3

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: family; farming; sago; friendship.


Ride With My Dad

by Bruce Sagata Library For All (June 23, 2018)

I like to ride in the car with my dad. I stay safe by wearing my seatbelt.

Reading Level 1

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: cars; family; transport; safety.


Dig Dig Dig

by Alex Tanabi Library For All (March 03, 2018)

I am Ugi the ant. Come with me as I dig my way around my bush home.

Reading Level 2

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: insects; natural world; ants; environment.


Little Cathy

by John Fred Takuna Library For All (July 27, 2018)

My puppy Little Cathy is growing so quickly. Soon she will be Big Cathy and have little puppies of her own. Reading Level 3 Papua New Guinea Collection Keywords: dogs; natural world; birth; life cycles.


I Am A Soccer Ball

by Melinda Lem Library For All (July 27, 2018)

I am a soccer ball! It's fun to play with me, but I can also get dirty. Be sure to wash your hands before you eat.

Reading Level 3

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: games; health and hygiene; hand washing;...


Sharks

by Micah and Nora May Library For All (July 27, 2018)

There are many different kinds of sharks. Some are big and some are small. How much do you know about sharks? Reading Level 2 Global Book Collection Keywords: natural world; animals; marine life; predators.


Food, Politics, and Society

by Alejandro Colas University of California Press (September 25, 2018)

Food and drink has been a focal point of modern social theory since the inception of agrarian capitalism and the industrial revolution. From Adam Smith to Mary Douglas, major thinkers have used key concepts...


Grandpa’s Bamboo Flute

by John Kaupa Gonapa Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Sometimes when sit by the fire I hear strange music. Ah, it’s just Grandpa playing his old bamboo flute.

Reading Level 3

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: grandparents; family; traditions; spiritual beliefs....


Enemy of the People

by Marvin Kalb Brookings Institution Press (September 25, 2018)

Shortly after assuming office in January 2017, President Donald Trump accused the press of being an “enemy of the American people.” Attacks on the media had been a hallmark of Trump’s presidential campaign,...


Economy, Crime, and Wrong in a Neoliberal Era

by James G. Carrier Berghahn Books (September 01, 2018)

Corporate scandals since the 1990s have made it clear that economic wrong-doing is more common in Western societies than might be expected. This volume examines the relationship between such wrong-doing and...


Full Disclosure

by Stormy Daniels & Michael Avenatti St. Martin's Press (October 02, 2018)

Instant New York Times bestseller

"Standing up to bullies is my kind of thing."

How did Stormy Daniels become the woman willing to take on a president?

In this book, Stormy Daniels tells her whole story for the...


Dirty Thirty

by Asa Akira Cleis Press (July 26, 2015)

The world knows her as a porn star. . . but it's her way with words that will touch you again and again. Asa Akira's perceptive, funny, and straightforward writings on love, sex, death, marriage and celebrity...


A Distinct Alien Race

by David Vermette Baraka Books (September 27, 2018)

Americans don’t think of Canada as a source of potential terrorists—speaking a foreign tongue, serving a foreign religion, and invading their country. But when a million French-Canadians crossed the border...


Black Like Us

by Devon Carbado Cleis Press (October 01, 2011)

Winner of the 2003 Lambda Literary Award for Fiction Anthology Showcasing the work of literary giants like Langston Hughes, James Baldwin, Audre Lorde, Alice Walker, and writers whom readers may be surprised...


The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability: For All of Us Who Live with Disabilities, Chronic Pain, and Illness

by Cory Silverberg & Miriam Kaufman Cleis Press (December 01, 2007)

The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability is the first complete sex guide for people who live with disabilities, pain, illness, or chronic conditions. Useful for absolutely everyone, regardless of age, gender,...


Psychopharmacology

by Herbert Mwebe Critical Publishing (September 03, 2018)

This concise and accessible text is suitable for all trainee and registered health professionals who require knowledge and understanding of drugs used in the treatment of mental health conditions for prescribing...


The State of the Parties 2018

by John C. Green, Daniel J. Coffey & David B. Cohen Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 25, 2018)

The State of the Parties 2018 brings together leading scholars of parties, elections, and interest groups to provide an indispensable overview of American political parties today. The 2016 presidential election...


Ethics in Healthcare

by Ezio Di Nucci Rowman & Littlefield International (August 30, 2018)

Structured around eight chapters, this book introduces ethical theory and practice to healthcare students and professionals, including medicine, nursing, public health, dentistry, and research.

Increasingly,...


Cleverlands: The Secrets Behind the Success of the World's Education Superpowers

by Lucy Crehan Unbound (December 15, 2016)

As a teacher in an inner-city school, Lucy Crehan was exasperated with ever-changing government policy claiming to be based on lessons from 'top-performing' education systems. She resolved to find out what was...


My Groupon Adventure

by Max Dickins Unbound (June 02, 2016)

In 2013, comedian Max Dickins wasn't sure of very much in life, but he did know one thing for certain: his life was excruciatingly and mind-numbingly boring. He was heartbroken and desperate to shake things...


Merry Midwinter

by Gillian Monks Unbound (October 04, 2018)

Celebrating midwinter is not about what you buy or how much you spend – it's about your attitude to life. Turn away from the frenetic consumerism of Christmas and rediscover the authentic and meaningful realities...


Last Landlady

by Laura Thompson Unbound (September 06, 2018)

Laura Thompson’s grandmother Violet was one of the great landladies. Born in a London pub, she became the first woman to be given a publican’s licence in her own name and, just as pubs defined her life,...


The Big Taro

by Fleming, Eileen Library For All (June 23, 2018)

Old Vagi has the best garden in the village. When he grows his biggest taro yet, he needs help from the whole family to pull it out – even the pets!

Reading Level 2

Papua New Guinea Collection

Keywords: gardening;...


Regarding Muslims: From Slavery to Postapartheid

by Gabeba Baderoon Wits University Press (June 01, 2014)

How do Muslims fit into South Africa's well-known narrative of colonialism, apartheid, and postapartheid? South Africa is known for apartheid, but the country's foundation was laid by 176 years of slavery from...


The First Ethiopians: The Image of Africa and Africans in the Early Mediterranean World

by Malvern van Wyk Smith Wits University Press (July 01, 2009)

The First Ethiopians explores the images of Africa and Africans that evolved in ancient Egypt, in classical Greece and imperial Rome, in the early Mediterranean world, and in the early domains of Christianity....


Lover of His People: A Biography of Sol Plaatje

by Seetsele Modiri Molema, D.S. Matjila & Karen Haire Wits University Press (November 01, 2012)

Adopted from a manuscript that had long been housed in the Wits Historical Papers and was accessible only to scholars, editors D. S. Matjila and Karen Haire have mined the archive to produce the first English...


The Musical Instruments of  Indigenous People of South Africa

by Percival Kirby Wits University Press (August 01, 2013)

One of the greatest South African musicologists and ethnomusicologists, Percival R. Kirby was concerned about the demise of traditional cultural practices of African people. Whilst at Wits, he was encouraged...


A Long Wy Home: Migrant Worker Worlds 1800-2014

by David Coplan, Peter Delius, Jacob Dlamini & Patrick Harries et al. Wits University Press (July 01, 2014)

In no other society in the world have urbanization and industrialization been as comprehensively based on migrant labor as in South Africa. Rather than focusing on the well-documented narrative of displacement...


Shadow State

by Ivor Chipkin, Mark Swilling, Haroon Bhorat & Mzukisi Qobo et al. Wits University Press (July 01, 2018)

The 2017 publication of Betrayal of the Promise, the report that detailed the systematic nature of state capture, marked a key moment in South Africa’s most recent struggle for democracy. In the face of growing...


Entanglement: Literary and Cultural Reflections on Post-apartheid

by Sarah Nuttall Wits University Press (August 01, 2009)

This original book is a much needed and far reaching exploration of post-apartheid South African life worlds. Entanglement aims to capture the contradictory mixture of innovation and inertia, of loss, violence...


Metal that Will Not Bend: The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa, 1980-1995

by Kally Forrest Wits University Press (October 01, 2011)

In the 1980s there was a surge of trade union power on a scale not previously experienced in South Africa. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) was a highly prominent and innovative union...


Ties that Bind: Race and the Politics of Friendship in South Africa

by Jon Soske, Shannon Walsh, Sisonke Msimang & Stacy Hardy et al. Wits University Press (November 01, 2016)

What does friendship have to do with racial difference, settler colonialism and post-apartheid South Africa? While histories of apartheid and colonialism in South Africa have often focused on the ideologies...


Conversations with Bourdieu: The Johannesburg Moment

by Michael Burawoy & Karl Von Holdt Wits University Press (February 01, 2012)

Pierre Bourdieu (1930-2002) is the most influential sociologist of our time. His works take in education, culture, sport, literature, painting, class, philosophy, religion, law, media, intellectuals, methodology,...


The Disorder of Things: A Foucauldian Approach to the Works of Nuruddin Farah

by John Masterson Wits University Press (April 01, 2013)

Offering a reading of the Somali novelist Nuruddin Farah through the prism of the French philosopher Michel Foucault, this book argues that the preoccupations that have remained central throughout Farah's 40...


Riding High: Horses, Humans and History in South Africa

by Sandra Swart Wits University Press (January 01, 2010)

Horses were key to the colonial economies of southern Africa, buttressing the socio-political order and inspiring contemporary imaginations. Just as they had done in Europe, Asia, the Americas and North Africa,...


Land, Chiefs, Mining: South Africa's North West Province Since 1840

by Andrew Manson & Bernard Mbenga Wits University Press (September 01, 2014)

At the heart of this compelling account of the Setswana-speaking people of North West Province lie three defining and interlinked issues: ethnicity, the ownership of land, and the impact of mineral wealth. Land,...