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  • Food in World History

    2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey M. Pilcher

    The second edition of this concise survey offers a comparative and comprehensive study of culinary cultures and food politics throughout the world, from ancient times to the present day. It examines the long history of globalization of foods as well as the political, social, and environmental…

    Paperback – 2017-06-05
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Nabokov, History and the Texture of Time

    1st Edition

    By Will Norman

    This book argues that the apparent evasion of history in Vladimir Nabokov’s fiction conceals a profound engagement with social, and therefore political, temporalities. While Nabokov scholarship has long assumed the same position as Nabokov himself — that his works exist in a state of historical…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • The Transnationalism of American Culture

    Literature, Film, and Music, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rocío Davis

    This book studies the transnational nature of American cultural production, specifically literature, film, and music, examining how these serve as ways of perceiving the United States and American culture. The volume’s engagement with the reality of transnationalism focuses on material examples…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

  • Turkish Immigrants in Western Europe and North America

    Immigration and Political Mobilization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sebnem Koser Akcapar

    Public and even scholarly debates usually focus on the integration problems of Muslim immigrants at the cost of overlooking the role of the growing number of migrant organizations in establishing a crucial link among immigrants themselves, as well as between them and their countries of origin and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of American Art, 1940s–1980s

    A Geopolitics of Western Art Worlds, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Dossin

    In The Rise and Fall of American Art, 1940s-1980s, Catherine Dossin challenges the now-mythic perception of New York as the undisputed center of the art world between the end of World War II and the fall of the Berlin Wall, a position of power that brought the city prestige, money, and historical…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • Equal Time, Equal Value

    Community Currencies and Time Banking in the US, 1st Edition

    By Ed Collom, Judith N. Lasker

    Equal Time, Equal Value is the first systematic investigation of Time Banking in the United States. Drawing upon detailed case studies and making use of a mix of qualitative and quantitative data this book explores the most popular type of what has been called 'community currencies', in which…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Controversies in Tax Law

    A Matter of Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Anthony C. Infanti

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • US Domestic and International Regimes of Security

    Pacifying the Globe, Securing the Homeland, 1st Edition

    By Markus Kienscherf

    This book maps the increasing convergence of US domestic and international security regimes, analyzing the trend towards global pacification in the name of 'security'. The dream of liberal world peace after the Cold War is on the verge of collapsing into permanent global pacification – not only in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Security Studies

  • Entrepreneurship and Sustainability

    Business Solutions for Poverty Alleviation from Around the World, 1st Edition

    By Paul W. Thurman

    Edited by Daphne Halkias

    In Entrepreneurship and Sustainability the editors and contributors challenge the notion that not-for-profit social entrepreneurship is the only sort that can lead to the alleviation of poverty. Entrepreneurship for profit is not just about the entrepreneur doing well. Entrepreneurs worldwide are…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Race, Migration and Identity

    Shifting Boundaries in the USA, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Bulmer, John Solomos

    The chapters in this collection cover diverse aspects of the changing meanings and boundaries of race, migration and identity in the contemporary United States. The situation in the USA has been the subject of intense policy and political debate over the past decades and the papers in this volume…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Mapping an Empire of American Sport

    Expansion, Assimilation, Adaptation and Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Dyreson, J.A. Mangan, Roberta J. Park

    Since the mid-nineteenth century, the United States has used sport as a vehicle for spreading its influence and extending its power, especially in the Western Hemisphere and around the Pacific Rim, but also in every corner of the rest of the world. Through modern sport in general, and through…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Forensic Science in Contemporary American Popular Culture

    Gender, Crime, and Science, 1st Edition

    By Lindsay Steenberg

    This book identifies, traces, and interrogates contemporary American culture's fascination with forensic science. It looks to the many different sites, genres, and media where the forensic has become a cultural commonplace. It turns firstly to the most visible spaces where forensic science has…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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