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Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society, Updated With a New Preface

by Lila Abu-Lughod University of California Press
Pub Date:
03/2000
ISBN:
9780520224735
Format:
Pbk 356 pages

Updated Edition With a New PrefaceLila Abu-Lughod lived with a community of Bedouins in the Western Desert of Egypt for nearly...

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Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History

by David Christian University of California Press
Pub Date:
10/2011
ISBN:
9780520271449
Format:
Pb+ 672 pages

An introduction to a new way of looking at history, from a perspective that stretches from the beginning of time to the present...

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Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume I: The Old and Middle Kingdoms

by Miriam Lichtheim, Antonio Lopriano, Hans-W Fischer-Elfert and Joseph G Manning University of California Press
Pub Date:
04/2006
ISBN:
9780520248427
Format:
Pbk 300 pages

First published in 1973 and followed by Volume II in 1976 and Volume III in 1980 this anthology has assumed classic status in...

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Mosquito Trails: Ecology, Health, and the Politics of Entanglement

by Alex Nading University of California Press
Pub Date:
08/2014
ISBN:
9780520282629
Format:
Pb+ 288 pages

Dengue fever is the worlds most prevalent mosquito-borne illness, but Alex Nading argues that people in dengue-endemic communities...

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Ancient Egyptian Literature: Volume II: The New Kingdom

by Miriam Lichtheim and Hans-W Fischer-Elfert University of California Press
Pub Date:
04/2006
ISBN:
9780520248434
Format:
Pbk 264 pages

First published in 1973 and followed by Volume II in 1976 and Volume III in 1980 this anthology has assumed classic status in...

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David Lynch: The Unified Field

by Robert Cozzolino University of California Press
Pub Date:
10/2014
ISBN:
9780520283961
Format:
Hbk 128 pages

David Lynch is internationally renowned as a filmmaker, but it is less known that he began his creative life as a visual artist...

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Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas

by Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro University of California Press
Pub Date:
10/2016
ISBN:
9780520285958
Format:
Pb+ 232 pages

Nonstop Metropolis, the culminating volume in a trilogy of atlases, conveys innumerable, unbound experiences of New York City...

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Laughter Out of Place: Race, Class, Violence, and Sexuality in a Rio Shantytown

by Donna M Goldstein University of California Press
Pub Date:
09/2013
ISBN:
9780520276048
Format:
Pb+ 400 pages

Donna M. Goldstein presents a hard-hitting critique of urban poverty and violence and challenges much of what we think we know...

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Democratic Insecurities: Violence, Trauma, and Intervention in Haiti

by Erica James University of California Press
Pub Date:
05/2010
ISBN:
9780520260542
Format:
Pb+ 384 pages

Democratic Insecurities focuses on the ethics of military and humanitarian intervention in Haiti during and after Haiti's 1991...

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Book of Yokai: Mysterious Creatures of Japanese Folklore

by Michael Dylan Foster and Shinonome Kijin University of California Press
Pub Date:
01/2015
ISBN:
9780520271029
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Broadly...

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Laughter in Ancient Rome: On Joking, Tickling, and Cracking Up

by Mary Beard University of California Press
Pub Date:
09/2015
ISBN:
9780520287587
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

What made the Romans laugh? Was ancient Rome a carnival, filled with practical jokes and hearty chuckles? Or was it a carefully...

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Walking Whales: From Land to Water in Eight Million Years

by J G M 'Hans' Thewissen University of California Press
Pub Date:
11/2014
ISBN:
9780520277069
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

Hans Thewissen, a leading researcher in the field of whale paleontology and anatomy, gives a sweeping first-person account of...

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Life along the Silk Road 2ed

by Susan Whitfield University of California Press
Pub Date:
03/2015
ISBN:
9780520280595
Format:
Pbk 312 pages

In this long-awaited second edition, Susan Whitfield expands her trailblazing exploration of the Silk Road and broadens her rich...

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Birth of the Anthropocene

by Jeremy Davies University of California Press
Pub Date:
06/2016
ISBN:
9780520289970
Format:
Hbk 248 pages

The world is facing an environmental crisis unprecedented in human history. Carbon dioxide levels have reached heights not seen...

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Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today

by Kevin Bales and Ron Soodalter University of California Press
Pub Date:
08/2010
ISBN:
9780520268661
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

In this riveting book, authors and authorities on modern day slavery Kevin Bales and Ron Soodalter expose the disturbing phenomenon...

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