Westview Press

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  • Russia

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

    By John Thompson

    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

  • Language, Culture, and Society

    An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology, 7th Edition

    By James Stanlaw

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

    Paperback – 2017-07-25

  • Feminist Thought

    A More Comprehensive Introduction, 5th Edition

    By Rosemarie Tong

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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