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Revelation and Divination in Ndembu Ritual

by Victor Turner Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
09/1975
ISBN:
9780801491580
Format:
Pbk 352 pages

The core of this book is a complete description of two important Ndembu rituals of affliction (Chihamba and Kayong'u), and an...

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Wars Within: Peoples and States in Conflict

by Robin M. Williams Jr. Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
05/2003
ISBN:
9780801441332
Format:
Hbk 336 pages

In The Wars Within, Robin M. Williams Jr. brings together decades of thought about ethnic conflicts in an effort to better understand...

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Malevolent Nurture: Witch-Hunting and Maternal Power in Early Modern England

by Deborah Willis Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
10/1995
ISBN:
9780801481949
Format:
Pb+ 280 pages

In Malevolent Nurture, Deborah Willis explores the dynamics of witchcraft accusation through legal documents, pamphlet literature,...

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Claiming the City: Politics, Faith, and the Power of Place in St. Paul

by Mary Lethert Wingerd Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
10/2003
ISBN:
9780801488856
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

Are Minneapolis and St. Paul ''Twin Cities'' in proximity only? How can two cities, spoken of so often in one breath, differ so...

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Chaste Passions: Medieval English Virgin Martyr Legends

by Karen A. Winstead Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
04/2000
ISBN:
9780801485572
Format:
Pb+ 224 pages

Virgin martyrs make up one of the largest categories of medieval saints. To judge by their frequent appearances in art and literature,...

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Schools of Democracy: A Political History of the American Labor Movement

by Clayton Sinyai ILR Press
Pub Date:
04/2006
ISBN:
9780801472992
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

In this new political history of the labor movement, Clayton Sinyai examines the relationship between labor activism and the American...

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Landscape of Reform: Civic Pragmatism and Environmental Thought in America

by Ben A. Minteer The MIT Press
Pub Date:
03/2009
ISBN:
9780262512558
Format:
Pb+ 280 pages

In The Landscape of Reform Ben Minteer offers a fresh and provocative reading of the intellectual foundations of American environmentalism,...

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Hysterical Men: War, Psychiatry, and the Politics of Trauma in Germany, 1890-1930

by Paul Lerner Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
12/2008
ISBN:
9780801475368
Format:
Pb+ 344 pages

Paul Lerner traces the intertwined histories of trauma and male hysteria in German society and psychiatry and shows how these...

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Faithful Narratives: Historians, Religion, and the Challenge of Objectivity

by Andrea Sterk and Nina Caputo Cornell University Press
Pub Date:
02/2014
ISBN:
9780801478574
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

Historians of religion face complex interpretive issues when examining religious texts, practices, and experiences. Faithful Narratives...

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Workers in Hard Times: A Long View of Economic Crises

by Leon Fink, Joseph A McCartin and Joan Sangster University of Illinois Press
Pub Date:
01/2014
ISBN:
9780252038174
Format:
Hbk 320 pages

Seeking to historicize today's ''Great Recession," this volume of essays uses examples from North America, South America, Europe,...

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Mubarak Al-Sabah: The Foundation of Kuwait

by Souad Al-sabah I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
05/2014
ISBN:
9781780764542
Format:
Hbk 304 pages

Amidst political upheaval and the decline of the Ottoman Empire, the State of Kuwait emerged as an independent country under British...

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Love, intimacy and power: Marriage and Patriarchy in Scotland, 1650-1850

by Katie Barclay Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
03/2014
ISBN:
9780719095559
Format:
Pb+ 236 pages

Winner of the 2012 Senior Hume Brown Prize in Scottish History and the 2012 Women's History Network (UK) Book Prize'An important...

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In the Shadow of Hitler: Personalities of the Right in Central and Eastern Europe

by Rebecca Haynes And Martyn Rady I.B.Tauris
Pub Date:
11/2013
ISBN:
9781780768083
Format:
Pb+ 344 pages

Many important right-wing political figures from the late nineteenth century and inter-war period have been over-shadowed in history...

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Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition

by Marni Davis New York University Press
Pub Date:
01/2014
ISBN:
9781479882441
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

'Thoughtful, instructive and often insightful.'New York Times Book Review There are enough interesting anecdotes, facts and figures...

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Falling for Icarus: A Journey Among the Cretans

by Rory Maclean Tauris Parke Paperbacks
Pub Date:
10/2011
ISBN:
9781848859562
Format:
Pbk 352 pages

On a windy spring morning in an ancient Cretan village, Rory MacLean fell to earth. His mother had died a few months earlier and...

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