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Humanities

  • Kinship and Gender

    An Introduction, 6th Edition

    By Linda Stone, Diane E. King

    Does kinship still matter in today’s globalized, increasingly mobile world? Do family structures continue to influence the varied roles that men and women play in different cultures? Answering with a resounding ‘yes!’, Linda Stone and Diane E. King offer a lively introduction to and working…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Dorothea Lange

    Enlarging the World with Her Eye

    By Carole Quirke

    This is a brief biography that explores photographer Dorothea Lange's life. This book is a part of Westview?s `Lives of American Women? series, edited by Carol Berkin. Each title in the series features brief biographies of figures whose lives serve as a lens onto a major trend, event, movement, or…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Russia

    A Historical Introduction from Kievan Rus' to the Present, 8th Edition

    By John Thompson, Christopher J. Ward

    This lucid account of Russian and Soviet history presents major trends and events from ancient Kievan Rus' to Vladimir Putin's presidency in the twenty-first century. Russia does not shy away from controversial topics, including the impact of the Mongol conquest, the paradoxes of Peter the Great,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25
    Routledge

  • Language, Culture, and Society

    An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology, 7th Edition

    By James Stanlaw, Nobuko Adachi, Zdenek Salzmann

    Why should we study language? How do the ways in which we communicate define our identities? And how is this all changing in the digital world? Since 1993, many have turned to Language, Culture, and Society for answers to questions like those above because of its comprehensive coverage of all…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25
    Routledge

  • Feminist Thought

    A More Comprehensive Introduction, 5th Edition

    By Rosemarie Tong, Tina Fernandes Botts

    A classic resource on feminist theory, Feminist Thought offers a clear, comprehensive, and incisive introduction to the major traditions of feminist theory, from liberal feminism, radical feminism, and Marxist and socialist feminism to care-focused feminism, psychoanalytic feminism, and ecofeminism…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18
    Routledge

  • Cold War

    An International History, 2nd Edition

    By Carole K. Fink

    The decades-long Cold War was more than a bipolar conflict between two Superpowers-it had implications for the entire world. In this accessible, comprehensive retelling, Carole K. Fink provides new insights and perspectives on key events with an emphasis on people, power, and ideas. Cold War goes…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
    Routledge

  • Julia Lathrop

    Social Service and Progressive Government

    By Miriam Cohen

    Julia Lathrop was a social servant, government activist, and social scientist who expanded notions of women's proper roles in public life during the early 1900s. Appointed as chief of the U.S. Children's Bureau, created in 1912 to promote child welfare, she was the first woman to head a United…

    Paperback – 2017-03-07
    Routledge

  • Mary Pickford

    Hollywood and the New Woman

    By Kathleen A. Feeley

    On screen and off, movie star Mary Pickford personified the 'New Woman' of the early 1900s, a moniker given to women who began to demand more autonomy inside and outside the home. Well educated and career-minded, these women also embraced the new mass culture in which consumption and leisure were…

    Paperback – 2016-02-23
    Routledge

  • Mightier than the Sword

    How the News Media Have Shaped American History, 4th Edition

    By Rodger Streitmatter

    In this engaging examination of the media's influence on US history and politics, Rodger Streitmatter visits sixteen landmark episodes, from the American Revolution to the present-day fight for gay and lesbian marriage equality. In each of these cases, Streitmatter succinctly illustrates the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge

  • Transnational France

    The Modern History of a Universal Nation

    By Tyler Stovall

    In this compelling volume, Tyler Stovall takes a transnational approach to the history of modern France, and by doing so draws the reader into a key aspect of France's political culture: universalism. Beginning with the French Revolution and its aftermath, Stovall traces the definitive…

    Paperback – 2015-02-01
    Routledge

  • Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

    Modern American Revolutionary

    By Lara Vapnek

    In 1906, fifteen-year old Elizabeth Gurley Flynn mounted a soapbox in Times Square to denounce capitalism and proclaim a new era for women's freedom. Quickly recognized as an outstanding public speaker and formidable organizer, she devoted her life to creating a socialist America, "free from…

    Paperback – 2015-01-27
    Routledge

  • Barbara Egger Lennon

    Teacher, Mother, Activist

    By Tina Stewart Brakebill

    Facets of Barbara Egger Lennon's life depict an ordinary white Midwestern woman of her time: teacher, wife, mother. Her work as a union organizer and political activist, however, complicate that picture. The way in which Egger Lennon balanced these roles illustrates how many women of her time…

    Paperback – 2015-01-13
    Routledge

  • Metaphysics

    4th Edition

    By Peter van Inwagen

    With thoughtful and engaging prose, noted scholar Peter van Inwagen provides a comprehensive introduction to metaphysics in this essential text. Metaphysics covers the gamut of historical and contemporary arguments of metaphysics, engaging readers through three profound questions: What are the most…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge

  • Europe on Trial

    The Story of Collaboration, Resistance, and Retribution during World War II

    By Istvan Deak, Norman M. Naimark

    Europe on Trial explores the history of collaboration, retribution, and resistance during World War II. These three themes are examined through the experiences of people and countries under German occupation, as well as Soviet, Italian, and other military rule. Those under foreign rule faced…

    Paperback – 2013-12-01
    Routledge