Wintersalen Sale
 
 

Featured in History and Social Science

Browse in History and Social Science

Explore Other Subjects

Narrow by...


spacer

History and Social Science

 

Author Events

History and Social Science

Saturday, November 29, 2014
   11:00am

Monday, December 1, 2014
   7:30pm

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
   7:30pm

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
   7:00pm


   7:30pm

Asia
Browse more titles in Asia


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)


US History
Browse more titles in US History


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)


Social Science
Browse more titles in Social Science


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)


Germany
Browse more titles in Germany


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)


Linguistics
Browse more titles in Linguistics


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)


Sociology
Browse more titles in Sociology


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)


Australia
Browse more titles in Australia


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)


Anthropology
Browse more titles in Anthropology


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)


Sort by: Showing 1 thru 25 of 1,738,065.

  1. Being Mortal: Medicine and What... New Hardcover $26.00
  2. The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans...
    Used Trade Paper $12.50
  3. Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See,...
    Used Trade Paper $5.95
  4. This Is Portland: The City You've...
    Used Trade Paper $4.50
  5. As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales...
    Sale Hardcover $18.20
  6. Thinking, Fast and Slow
    Used Trade Paper $10.50
  7. Locals Guide To Portland 2014 Finder New Trade Paper $5.00
  8. The Zinester's Guide to Portland... Used Trade Paper $4.50
  9. Bigfoot Air Freshener Gifts Miscellaneous $3.50
  10. Beautiful Ruins (P.S.)
    Used Trade Paper $10.95
  11. Larry Gets Lost in Portland
    New Hardcover $16.99
  12. All the Light We Cannot See
    New Hardcover $27.00
  13. Maze Runner 01
    Sale Trade Paper $6.98
  14. All That the Rain Promises, and...
    New Trade Paper $17.99
  15. Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on...
    New Trade Paper $15.95
  16. The Goldfinch
    New Hardcover $30.00
  17. Gilead
    Used Trade Paper $7.95
  18. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a...
    Used Trade Paper $10.95
  19. The Portlandia Cookbook: Cook Like a... Sale Hardcover $17.47
  20. Adulting: How to Become a Grown-Up...
    New Trade Paper $15.00
  21. Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life,...
    Used Hardcover $10.50
  22. The Art of Asking (Signed Edition):... New Hardcover $27.00
  23. Unsaid Used Trade Paper $8.95

1 3 4 5 ... 69,523 next»

spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.