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Hygienic Modernity (Asia-Local Studies/Global Themes)

Ruth Rogaski

Placing meanings of health and disease at the center of modern Chinese consciousness, Ruth Rogaski reveals how hygiene became a crucial element in the formulation of Chinese modernity in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Rogaski focuses on multiple... (read more)

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U.S. Grant: American Hero, American Myth (Civil War America)

Joan Waugh

At the time of his death, Ulysses S. Grant was the most famous person in America, considered by most citizens to be equal in stature to George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Yet today his monuments are rarely visited, his military reputation is... (read more)

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Impacts of Changing Pastoral Strategies on Environmental Resources and Livelihoods in Tanzania's Lake Victoria Basin

Elliot Phillemons Niboye

Land tenure in pastoral and agro pastoral areas of Tanzania is under stress. The stress emanates mainly from changing natural and demographic environments. Other underlying causes are social, economic and political changes. In the past three to four... (read more)

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The Meaning of Hitler

Sebastian Haffner

This is a remarkable historical and psychological examination of the enigma of Adolf Hitler-who he was, how he wielded power, and why he was destined to fail. Beginning with Hitler's early life, Haffner probes the historical, political, and emotional... (read more)

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Introducing Linguistics #16: Syntax: A Generative Introduction

Andrew Carnie

Andrew Carnie’s bestselling textbook on syntax has guided thousands of students through the discipline of theoretical syntax; its popularity due to its combination of straightforward language, comprehensive coverage, and numerous exercises. In this... (read more)

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The Agrarian Sociology of Ancient Civilizations (World History)

Max Weber

Max Weber, widely recognized as the greatest of the founders of classical sociology, is often associated with the development of capitalism in Western Europe and the analysis of modernity. But he also had a profound scholarly interest in... (read more)

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The Road from Coorain

Jill Ker Conway

One women's journey from a childhood in Australia's outback to adulthood as a successful American career woman. The Road From Coorain is about Everywoman, for it is about childhood loneliness, anguished parent-child relationships, dawning sensibility... (read more)

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Journeys to the Edge: In the Footsteps of an Anthropologist

Peter M. Gardner

In this fascinating and vivid account, Peter M. Gardner takes us along with him on his anthropological field research trips. Usually, the author’s family is there, too, either with him in the field or somewhere nearby. Family adventures are part... (read more)

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