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Woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany

by Hugo Munsterberg & Mary Mills Patrick Lm Publishers (October 14, 2019)

This book treats of woman's Struggle for Liberty in Germany, and the development of instruction for the two sexes.

“The girls' schools established by the Government provide well for the study of the modern...


The Influence of Inventions Upon Civilization

by Chauncey Smith Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 10, 2019)

This book treats of the Influence of Inventions upon Civilization.


The Freedman's Story

by William Parker Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

The manuscript of the following pages has been handed to me with the request that I would revise it for publication, or weave its facts into a story which should show the fitness of the Southern black for the...


On the Passion of Love

by Blaise Pascal Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

Discourse on the Passion of Love, by Blaise Pascal, and essay on The Physical Cause of Love.

“Man is born for thought; therefore he is not a moment without it; but the pure thoughts that would render him...


On the Distribution of Standard Time in the United States

by William F. Allen & Edward S. Holden Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book treats of the problem of the Distribution of Standard Time in the United States.

“For the ordinary purposes of life in a state of society which is not yet complex, a very simple system of recording...


Great Men, Great Thoughts, and the Environment

by William James Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

“What are the causes that make communities change from generation to generation, - that make the England of Queen Anne so different from the England of Elizabeth, the Harvard College of today so different...


Geographical Evolution

by Archibald Geikie Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

It must be owned that man, in most of his struggles with the world around him, has fought blindly for his own ultimate interests. His contest, successful for the moment, has too often led to sure and sad disaster....


Genius and his Environment

by James Mark Baldwin Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

“Psychological science has reached a sort of understanding in these recent years of the individual and of the social setting in which he customarily disports himself; and the duty now devolves upon it of...


Crossfire Hurricane

by Josh Campbell Algonquin Books (September 17, 2019)

CROSSFIRE HURRICANE DELIVERS THE DEFINITIVE ROAD MAP TO IMPEACHMENT, a history of how we got from 2016 to today.

“A must-read indictment of the ‘mob boss’ in the White House.” —The Guardian

“An indispensable...


Speech and Song : Study of their Origin and Development

by Morell Mackenzie Literature and Knowledge Publishing (September 17, 2019)

“In dealing with the two great forms of local utterance, it will be most convenient to take them in their historical, or at any rate their logical, order. Whatever "native wood-notes wild" our hypothetical...


Witch Hunt

by Gregg Jarrett Broadside e-books (October 01, 2019)

The author of the number-one New York Times bestseller The Russia Hoax picks up where that book ended with this hard-hitting, well-reasoned examination of the latest findings about “collusion” between the...


Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible

by Yomi Adegoke & Elizabeth Uviebinené Fourth Estate (September 03, 2019)

The long-awaited, inspirational guide to life for a generation of black British women inspired to make lemonade out of lemons, and find success in every area of their lives.

‘This book is a gift for anyone...


Erdogan Rising: The Battle for the Soul of Turkey

by Hannah Lucinda Smith William Collins (September 05, 2019)

‘A brilliant guide, filled with insights, into Erdogan the leader and Erdogan the man. Not only essential reading for those wanting to understand contemporary Turkey, its politics and those of the wider region;...


The Natural History of the Newspaper

by Robert E. Park Lm Publishers (September 05, 2019)

The newspaper has a history; but it has, likewise, a natural history. The press, as it exists, is not, as our moralists sometimes seem to assume, the willful product of any little group of living men. On the...


A Room of One's Own

by Virginia Woolf Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

A Room of One's Own is an extended essay by Virginia Woolf. First published on 24 October 1929, the essay was based on a series of lectures she delivered at Newnham College and Girton College, two women's colleges...


The American Crisis

by Thomas Paine Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

The American Crisis was a series of pamphlets published from 1776 to 1783 during the American Revolution by eighteenth century Enlightenment philosopher and author Thomas Paine. The first volume begins with...


Theaetetus

by Plato Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Theaetetus is one of the middle to later dialogues of the ancient Greek philosopher Plato. Plato was Socrates' student and Aristotle's teacher. As in most of Plato's dialogues, the main character is Socrates....


Flirting with French

by William Alexander Algonquin Books (September 16, 2014)

“A delightful and courageous tale and a romping good read. Voila!” —Mark Greenside, author of I’ll Never Be French (No Matter What I Do)

William Alexander is more than a Francophile. He wants to be French....


How Eskimos Keep Their Babies Warm

by Mei-Ling Hopgood Algonquin Books (January 10, 2012)

A tour of global practices that will inspire American parents to expand their horizons (and geographical borders) and learn that there’s more than one way to diaper a baby.

 

Mei-Ling Hopgood, a first-time...


Can Egypt lead the Arab world again? : assessing opportunities and challenges for U.S. policy

by Aftandilian, Gregory L. Strategic Studies Institute and U.S. Army War Coll (August 01, 2019)

This work discusses the current state of the Egypt following the Arab spring and the implementation of a new economic reform package. It is argued that Egypt has previously faced such circumstances and recovered...


Science advice to NASA : conflict, consensus, partnership, leadership

by Alexander, Joseph K. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Off (August 01, 2019)

A comprehensive overview of the relationship between NASA and the larger scientific community. This work also provides insights on lessons learned.


Argonaut Conference, January-February 1945 : papers and minutes of meetings, Argonaut Conference

by Yalta Conference (1945 : I︠A︡lta, Ukraine) : IŁAlta, Ukraine) OFFICE, U. S. SECRETARY OF THE COMBINED CHIEFS OF (August 01, 2019)

This publication contains the conference proceedings of the two parts of the Argonaut Conference: the conference at Malta and the conference at Yalta in 1945.


Superiority and Subordination as Subject-Matter of Sociology

by Georg Simmel Lm Publishers (August 09, 2019)

Every social occurrence as such, consists of an interaction between individuals. In other words, each individual is at the same time an active and a passive agent in a transaction. In case of superiority and...


Twilight of the Merkel Era

by Eric Langenbacher Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Elections always have consequences, but the 2017 Bundestag election in Germany proved particularly consequential. With political upheaval across the globe—notably in Britain and the USA—it was vital to...


Lewis Henry Morgan's Comparisons

by Georg Pfeffer Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

About 150 years ago L. H. Morgan compared relationship terminologies, societal forms, and ideas of property to recognize the interdependence of the three domains. From a new perspective, the book will re-examine,...


Articulate Necrographies

by Anastasios Panagiotopoulos & Diana Espírito Santo Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

Going beyond the frameworks of the anthropology of death, Articulate Necrographies offers a dramatic new way of studying the dead and its interactions with the living. Traditional anthropology has tended to...


Peace at All Costs

by Annika Frieberg Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

Although it was characterized by simmering international tensions, the early Cold War also witnessed dramatic instances of reconciliation between states, as former antagonists rebuilt political, economic, and...


From Bullies to Officers and Gentlemen

by Humphrey Asamoah Agyekum Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

Based on unprecedented access to the Ghanaian military barracks and inspired by the recent resurgence of coups in West Africa, Agyekum assesses why and how the Ghana Armed Forces were transformed from an organization...


Mobile Urbanity

by Neil Carrier & Tabea Scharrer Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

The increased presence of Somalis has brought much change to East African towns and cities in recent decades, change that has met with ambivalence and suspicion, especially within Kenya. This volume demystifies...


The Anti-Social Contract

by Lars Højer Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

Set in a remote district of villagers and nomadic pastoralists in the northernmost part of Mongolia, Højer introduces a local world, where social relationships are cast in witchcraft-like idioms of mistrust...


Rethinking Civil-Military Relations

by Birgitte Refslund Sørensen & Eyal Ben-Ari Berghahn Books (April 01, 2019)

Military-civilian encounters are multiple and diverse in our times. Contributors to this volume demonstrate how military and civilian domains are constituted through entanglements undermining the classic civil-military...


Objects, Bodies and Work Practice

by Dr. Dennis Day & Johannes Wagner Multilingual Matters (July 02, 2019)

What role do material objects play in the in-situ, embodied and spatial circumstances of interaction? How do people organize their embodied conduct with regard to such objects, and how is this consequential...


The Girl in the Text

by Ann Smith Berghahn Books (April 01, 2019)

How are girls represented in written and graphic texts, and how do these representations inform our understanding of girlhood? In this volume, contributors examine the girl in the text in order to explore a...


Invisible Founders

by Lynn Rainville Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Literal and metaphorical excavations at Sweet Briar College reveal how African American labor enabled the transformation of Sweet Briar Plantation into a private women’s college in 1906. This volume tells...


In Pursuit of Belonging

by Susan Beth Rottmann Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Belonging is a not a state that we achieve, but a struggle that we wage. The struggle for belonging is more difficult if one is returning to a homeland after many years abroad. In Pursuit of Belonging is an...


The Boho Manifesto

by Julia Chaplin Artisan (June 11, 2019)

The bohemian disruption has arrived. Microdosing psychedelics has become the new business learning tool, spiritual ceremonies and ideas festivals are now coveted pastimes, and Burning Man is already a bigger...


World Trade and Investment Law Reimagined

by Álvaro Santos, Chantal Thomas & David Trubek Anthem Press (June 28, 2019)

World trade and investment law is in crisis: new and progressive ideas are needed.

Rules that facilitated globalization and supported global economic growth are being challenged. A system of global governance...


Crossing Histories and Ethnographies

by Ricardo Roque & Elizabeth G. Traube Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

The key question for many anthropologists and historians today is not whether to cross the boundary between their disciplines, but whether the idea of a disciplinary boundary should be sustained. Reinterpreting...


Moral Victories in the Battle for Congress

by Marty Cohen University of Pennsylvania Press (June 28, 2019)

While Christian conservatives had been active in national politics for decades and had achieved a seat at the table by working with the Republican Party, the 1980s and 1990s saw them make significant strides...


Food and Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century

by Paul Collinson, Iain Young, Lucy Antal & Helen Macbeth Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Sustainability is one of the great problems facing food production today. Using cross-disciplinary perspectives from international scholars working in social, cultural and biological anthropology, ecology and...


Encounters with Emotions

by Benno Gammerl, Philipp Nielsen & Margrit Pernau Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Spanning Europe, Asia and the Pacific, Encounters with Emotions investigates experiences of face-to-face transcultural encounters from the seventeenth century to the present and the emotional dynamics that...


Fantasia of the Unconscious

by David Herbert Lawrence Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

I am not a proper archaeologist nor an anthropologist nor an ethnologist. I am no "scholar" of any sort. But I am very grateful to scholars for their sound work. I have found hints, suggestions for what I say...


Irish Fairy Tales

by James Stephens Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Irish Fairy Tales is a retelling of ten Irish folktales by the Irish author James Stephens. The English illustrator Arthur Rackham provided interior artwork, including numerous black and white illustrations...


How to Lose a Country: The 7 Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship

by Ece Temelkuran Fourth Estate (February 07, 2019)

’This is essential’ Margaret Atwood on Twitter ‘She's one of the most acute and perceptive analysts of the furtive growth of fascism. Everyone should know about this’ Philip Pullman ’Vibrates with...


The Sphinx That Traveled to Philadelphia

by Josef Wegner & Jennifer Houser Wegner University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology a (September 28, 2015)

Written to celebrate the centennial of the Sphinx's arrival in Philadelphia, The Sphinx That Traveled to Philadelphia tells the fascinating story of the colossal sphinx that is a highlight of the Penn Museum's...


The Art of War

by Niccolo Machiavelli Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

The Art of War (Dell'arte della guerra), is one of the lesser-read works of Florentine statesman and political philosopher Niccolò Machiavelli.

The format of 'The Art of War' was in socratic dialogue. The purpose,...


Mapping Populism

by John Agnew & Michael Shin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 24, 2019)

Brexit. Trump. LePen. The Five Star Movement. The recent success of populist movements and politicians is extraordinary, though the rise of populism is understandable in light of increasing political polarization,...


Thoughts are Things

by Prentice Mulford Feedbooks (March 25, 2018)

Prentice Mulford was instrumental in the founding of the popular philosophy, New Thought, along with other notable writers including Ralph Waldo Emerson. Mulford's book, Thoughts are Things served as a guide...


Impersonations

by Harshita Mruthinti Kamath University of California Press (June 04, 2019)

Impersonations: The Artifice of Brahmin Masculinity in South Indian Dance centers on an insular community of Smarta brahmin men from the Kuchipudi village in Telugu-speaking South India who are required to don...


Easy Money

by James V. Koch Brookings Institution Press (December 18, 2018)

Is the end in sight for college tuition hikes?

Tuition and fees at public colleges and universities consistently have risen twice or even three times as fast as comparable increases in the Consumer Price Index...