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Uses of Variety: Modern Americanism and the Quest for National Distinctiveness

by Carrie Tirado Bramen Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
02/2001
ISBN:
9780674003088
Format:
Hbk 400 pages

The turn of the last century, amid the excesses of the Gilded Age, variety became a key notion for Americansaa sign of national...

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Feminism and Its Discontents: A Century of Struggle with Psychoanalysis

by Mari Jo Buhle Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
11/2000
ISBN:
9780674004030
Format:
Pbk 452 pages

With Sigmund Freud notoriously flummoxed about what women want, any encounter between psychoanalysis and feminism would seem to...

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Still the New World: American Literature in a Culture of Creative Destruction

by Philip Fisher Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
09/2000
ISBN:
9780674004092
Format:
Pbk 304 pages

In this bold reinterpretation of American culture, Philip Fisher describes generational life as a series of renewed acts of immigration...

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Culture: The Anthropologists Account

by Adam Kuper Harvard University Press
Pub Date:
11/2000
ISBN:
9780674004177
Format:
Pbk 320 pages

Suddenly culture seems to explain everything, from civil wars to financial crises and divorce rates. But when we speak of culture,...

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Citizenship Across Borders: The Political Transnationalism of El Migrante

by Michael Peter Smith and Matt Bakker Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
12/2007
ISBN:
9780801473906
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

Michael Peter Smith and Matt Bakker spent five years carrying out ethnographic field research in multiple communities in the Mexican...

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Measure of Fairness: The Economics of Living Wages and Minimum Wages in the United States

by Robert Pollin, Mark Brenner, Jeanette Wicks-Lim and Stephanie Luce ILR Press
Pub Date:
01/2008
ISBN:
9780801473630
Format:
Pb+ 312 pages

In early 2007, there were approximately 140 living wage ordinances in place throughout the United States. Communities around the...

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Dangerous Strait: The U.S.-Taiwan-China Crisis

by Nancy Bernkopf Tucker Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
04/2008
ISBN:
9780231135658
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

Today the most dangerous place on earth is arguably the Taiwan Strait, where a war between the United States and China could erupt...

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Health at Risk: America's Ailing Health System--and How to Heal It

by Jacob S Hacker Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
11/2008
ISBN:
9780231146036
Format:
Pb+ 152 pages

In this volume, the nation's leading advisors on health policy and financing appraise America's ailing healthcare system and suggest...

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In the Moment of Greatest Calamity: Terrorism, Grief and a Victim's Quest for Justice

by Susan F Hirsch Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2008
ISBN:
9780691138411
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

On August 7, 1998, bombs exploded at two United States embassies in East Africa. American anthropologist Susan Hirsch and her...

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Pragmatism and Social Hope: Deepening Democracy in Global Contexts

by Judith M Green Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
11/2008
ISBN:
9780231144582
Format:
Hbk 304 pages

Since 9/11, citizens of all nations have been searching for a democratic public philosophy that provides practical and inspiring...

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Pensions, Social Security, and the Privatization of Risk

by Mitchell A Orenstein Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
04/2009
ISBN:
9780231146951
Format:
Pb+ 138 pages

Jason Furman brings together leading economists and policy advisors to discuss the complex and timely issue of retirement and...

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Russian Intelligentsia

by Andrei Sinyavsky Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
05/1997
ISBN:
9780231107266
Format:
Hbk 112 pages

Having returned to Russia in 1990 after two decades, the writer known as Abram Tertz creates a vivid picture of today's Russian...

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Beyond the Mountains of the Damned: The War inside Kosovo

by Mcallester New York University Press
Pub Date:
11/2003
ISBN:
9780814756614
Format:
Pb+ 240 pages

Winner, Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2002, Non-FictionFor every survivor of a crime, there is a criminal who forces his way...

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Living on the Edge: The Realities of Welfare in America

by Mark Robert Rank Columbia University Press
Pub Date:
05/1995
ISBN:
9780231084253
Format:
Pb+ 266 pages

This acclaimed book powerfully depicts a side of the welfare experience rarely seen, dispelling the myth that only an urban underclass...

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After the Peace: Loyalist Paramilitaries in Post-Accord Northern Ireland

by Carolyn Gallaher Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
10/2007
ISBN:
9780801474262
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

The 1998 Belfast Agreement promised to release citizens of Northern Ireland from the grip of paramilitarism. However, almost a...

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