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  • Will the Circle Be Unbroken?: Family and Sectionalism in the Virginia Novels of Kennedy, Caruthers, and Tucker, 1830-1845 book cover

    Will the Circle Be Unbroken?

    Family and Sectionalism in the Virginia Novels of Kennedy, Caruthers, and Tucker, 1830-1845, 1st Edition

    By John L. Hare

    First published in 2002. This work examines eight Virginia novels against the background of the political and social concerns of the Jacksonian years in which they were written, arguing that the authors used familial processes as a metaphor to discuss issues that they regarded as critical. Each…

    eBook – 2020-06-30 
    Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

  • Chinese American Masculinities: From Fu Manchu to Bruce Lee book cover

    Chinese American Masculinities

    From Fu Manchu to Bruce Lee, 1st Edition

    By Jachinson Chan

    This book is one of the first scholarly analyses of the current social constructions of Chinese American masculinities. Arguing that many of these notions are limited to stereotypes, Chan goes beyond this to present a more complex understanding of the topic. Incorporating historical references,…

    eBook – 2020-06-30 
    Studies in Asian Americans

  • The Tomcat Chronicles: Erotic Adventures of a Gay Liberation Pioneer book cover

    The Tomcat Chronicles

    Erotic Adventures of a Gay Liberation Pioneer, 1st Edition

    By Jack Nichols

    An uncensored road trip through gay American life in the early sixties!Jack Nichols is now known as a founding father of the gay and lesbian liberation movement, editor of GAY (the first gay weekly newspaper), co-founder of the Mattachine Societies of Washington, DC, and Florida, and a warrior who…

    eBook – 2020-06-30 

  • Journal of Captain Cook's Last Voyage book cover

    Journal of Captain Cook's Last Voyage

    1st Edition

    By John, Rickman

    First published in 1967. This journal is a copy of the narrated manuscript of Captain Cook’s last voyage of discovery into the Pacific Ocean. It spans from 1776 to 1779 and includes illustrations and maps.…

    eBook – 2020-06-30 

  • Fair and Varied Forms: Visual Textuality in Medieval Illustrated Manuscripts book cover

    Fair and Varied Forms

    Visual Textuality in Medieval Illustrated Manuscripts, 1st Edition

    By Mary C. Olson

    First published in 2003. Research in Medieval Studies continues to be fresh in these volumes in the Medieval History and Culture series which includes studies on individual works and authors or Latin and vernacular literatures, historical personailities and events, theological and philosophical…

    eBook – 2020-06-30 
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Playing with Fire: Queer Politics, Queer Theories book cover

    Playing with Fire

    Queer Politics, Queer Theories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shane Phelan

    The last five years have witnessed the birth of a vibrant new group of young scholars who are writing about queer law, politics, and policy--topics which are no longer treated as of interest only to lesbians and gay men, but which now garner the attention of political theorists of all stripes.…

    eBook – 2020-06-30 
    Thinking Gender

  • Economic Restructuring And Social Exclusion: A New Europe? book cover

    Economic Restructuring And Social Exclusion

    A New Europe?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Phillip Brown; Rosemary Crompton both of the University of Kent, Canterbury.

    This book is intended for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in social structure and political sociology as well as academic sociologists and libraries. It should have significant appeal to researchers and students in European studies and others interested in European integration.…

    eBook – 2020-06-30 

  • Israel at the Polls 1999: Israel: the First Hundred Years, Volume III book cover

    Israel at the Polls 1999

    Israel: the First Hundred Years, Volume III, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel J. Elazar, M. Ben Mollov

    The 1999 Israeli elections focused on the character of the main political contenders for prime minister - Binyamin Netanyahu and Ehud Barak. Along with Barak's victory, the Israeli public made important statements concerning the shape and direction of Israeli political culture with a hope of a…

    eBook – 2020-06-30 
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • Multicultural Queer: Australian Narratives book cover

    Multicultural Queer

    Australian Narratives, 1st Edition

    By Peter A. Jackson

    Examining the intersections of race, culture, gender, and sexuality, Multicultural Queer: Australian Narratives explores the lives of non-Anglo homosexuals in Australia and the difficulties they encounter establishing themselves in gay and lesbian communities. Through academic analyses, creative…

    eBook – 2020-06-30 

  • Chocolate Fads, Folklore & Fantasies: 1,000+ Chunks of Chocolate Information book cover

    Chocolate Fads, Folklore & Fantasies

    1,000+ Chunks of Chocolate Information, 1st Edition

    By Frank Hoffmann, Linda K Fuller, Beulah B Ramirez

    Chocolate Fads, Folklore & Fantasies is the low-cal answer to satisfying chocolate cravings. Documenting the chocolate phenomenon by means of 1,000+ chocolate chunks of information, this tempting book discusses: Chocolate Fads: chocolate books, chocolate goodies (cakes, candy, cookies, ice cream),…

    eBook – 2020-06-30 

  • Changing Theories And Practices Of Discipline book cover

    Changing Theories And Practices Of Discipline

    1st Edition

    By Roger Slee

    Behaviour problems" in our schools occupy a considerable part of the education agenda and media attention. The major thrust of the literature has been on the provision of "new classroom management approaches". Too often these "packages" are inappropriate to the specific context of the school and…

    eBook – 2020-06-30 

  • First Things: Reading the Maternal Imaginary book cover

    First Things

    Reading the Maternal Imaginary, 1st Edition

    By Mary Jacobus

    In First Things Mary Jacobus combines close readings with theoretical concerns in an examination of the many forms taken by the mythic or phantasmic mother in literary, psychoanalytic and artistic representations. She carefully explores the ways in which the maternal imaginary informs both…

    eBook – 2020-06-30 

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