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American Indians in the Marketplace: Persistence and Innovation Among the Menominees and the Metlakatlans, 1870-1920 (Development of Western Resources)

Brian C. Hosmer

Although it is usually assumed that Native Americans have lost their cultural identity through modernization, some peoples have proved otherwise. Brian Hosmer explores what happened when cultural identity and economic opportunity converged among two... (read more)

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Hitler: A Study in Tyranny

Alan Bullock

PARTY LEADER 1889-1933 CHAPTER ONE THE FORMATIVE YEARS 1889-1918 Adolf Hitler was born at half past six on the evening of 20 April 1889, in the Gasthof zum Pommer, an inn in the small town of Braunau on the River Inn which forms the frontier between... (read more)

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The Iambics of Newfoundland: Notes from an Unknown Shore

Robert Finch

Beloved Nature Writer Robert Finch spent the greater part of a decade traveling around the island of Newfoundland, at the edge of North America. In these evocative sketches, stories, and essays, he explores the people, geography, and wildlife of a remote... (read more)

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The Contested Countryside: Rural Politics and Land Controversy in Modern Britain

Jeremy Burchardt

Life in rural Britain has changed beyond recognition since the beginning of the 20th century. Not only dramatic events such as the ban on hunting and mad cow disease but also the growth of the organic movement, changes in farming practices and... (read more)

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Pierre Bourdieu and the Literary Field: Paragraph Volume 35, Number 1

Jeremy Ahearne

Pierre Bourdieu and the Literary Field brings together leading specialists from across disciplines and national borders to reflect on the contribution of one of the twentieth century's pre-eminent sociologists to literary studies, and brings us up to... (read more)

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When Battered Women Kill

Angela Browne

Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-223) and index.... (read more)

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Racecraft: The Soul of Inequality in American Life

Karen E. Fields

Barbara J. Fields is Professor of History at Columbia University, author of Slavery and Freedom on the Middle Ground: Maryland During the Nineteenth Century and coauthor of Free at Last: A Documentary History of Slavery, Freedom, and the Civil War. Karen... (read more)

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Shepherds Abiding

Jan Karon

Millions of Americans have found Mitford to be a favorite home-away-from-home, and countless readers have long wondered what Christmas in Mitford would be like. The eighth Mitford novel provides a glimpse, offering a meditation on the best of all... (read more)

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