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  • How Britain Got the Blues: The Transmission and Reception of American Blues Style in the United Kingdom

    1st Edition

    By Roberta Freund Schwartz

    This book explores how, and why, the blues became a central component of English popular music in the 1960s. It is commonly known that many 'British invasion' rock bands were heavily influenced by Chicago and Delta blues styles. But how, exactly, did Britain get the blues? Blues records by African…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • African Americans and Jungian Psychology

    Leaving the Shadows, 1st Edition

    By Fanny Brewster

    African Americans and Jungian Psychology: Leaving the Shadows explores the little-known racial relationship between the African diaspora and C.G. Jung’s analytical psychology. In this unique book, Fanny Brewster explores the culture of Jungian psychology in America and its often-difficult…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21

  • Governing Transboundary Waters

    Canada, the United States, and Indigenous Communities, 1st Edition

    By Emma S. Norman

    Winner of the Political Geography Specialty Group's 2015 Julian Minghi Distinguished Book Award! With almost the entire world’s water basins crossing political borders of some kind, understanding how to cooperate with one’s neighbor is of global relevance. For Indigenous communities, whose…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07

  • Controversies in Equal Protection Cases in America

    Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne Richardson Oakes

    This collection engages with current issues on equal protection in the USA, as seen from the perspectives of leading academics in this area. Contributors with a range of perspectives interrogate the legal, theoretical and factual assumptions which shape case law and consider the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Controversies in American Constitutional Law

  • The New Generation Witches

    Teenage Witchcraft in Contemporary Culture, 1st Edition

    By Peg Aloi

    Edited by Hannah E. Johnston

    From the shelves of mainstream bookstores and the pages of teen magazines, to popular films and television series, contemporary culture at the turn of the twenty-first century has been fascinated with teenage identity and the presence of magic and the occult. Alongside this profusion of products…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge New Religions

  • The EU, the US and Global Climate Governance

    1st Edition

    By Christine Bakker, Francesco Francioni

    This volume presents a critical analysis of transatlantic relations in the field of environmental governance and climate change. The work focuses on understanding the possible trends in the evolution of global environmental governance and the prospects for breaking the current impasse on climate…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09

  • Muslims and Islam in U.S. Education

    Reconsidering multiculturalism, 1st Edition

    By Liz Jackson

    Winner of Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia (PESA)'s inaugural PESA Book Awards in 2015, and The University of Hong Kong Research Output Prize for Education 2014-15. Muslims and Islam in U.S. Education explores the complex interface that exists between U.S. school curriculum, teaching…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14

  • Last Stands from the Alamo to Benghazi

    How Hollywood Turns Military Defeats into Moral Victories, 1st Edition

    By Frank Wetta, Martin Novelli

    Last Stands from the Alamo to Benghazi examines how filmmakers teach Americans about the country’s military past. Examining twenty-three representative war films and locating them in their cultural and military landscape, the authors argue that Hollywood’s view of American military history has…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13

  • Contemporary Religious Satanism

    A Critical Anthology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jesper Aagaard Petersen

    The Church of Satan was founded by Anton LaVey on April 30, 1966. In his hands, Satan became a provocative symbol for indulgence, vital existence, natural wisdom and the human being's true animal nature. At present, religious Satanism exists primarily as a decentralized subculture with a strong…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge New Religions

  • The Life, Music and Thought of Woody Guthrie

    A Critical Appraisal, 1st Edition

    Edited by John S. Partington

    Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (1912-67) has had an immense impact on popular culture throughout the world. His folk music brought traditional song from the rural communities of the American southwest to the urban American listener and, through the global influence of American culture, to listeners and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Gender and Activism in a Little Magazine

    The Modern Figures of the Masses, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Schreiber

    Interweaving nuanced discussions of politics, visuality, and gender, Gender and Activism in a Little Magazine uncovers the complex ways that gender figures into the graphic satire created by artists for the New York City-based socialist journal, the Masses. This exceptional magazine was published…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

  • Group Representation, Feminist Theory, and the Promise of Justice

    1st Edition

    By Angela D. Ledford

    There has been much important work done in the past two decades in America on issues of under representation based on social differences such as race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, and age. While this scholarship has examined the ways in which women and racial, ethnic, and sexual minorities…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28

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