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  1. Frog Hollow

    Frog Hollow: Stories from an American Neighborhood [Paperback]

    Susan Campbell (Author)

    £16.50

    ISBN: 9780819579621
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: Garnet Books
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    Frog Hollow: Stories from an American Neighborhood is a collection of colorful historical vignettes of an ethnically diverse neighborhood just west of the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford. Its 1850s row houses have been home to a wide variety... .... Learn More
  2. Gender (&) Design

    Gender (&) Design: Positions on Gendering in Design Cultures [Paperback]

    Tom Bieling (Editor)

    £28.99

    ISBN: 9788869772429
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Design Meanings
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    In its entire range of media and product worlds, Design is decisively involved in the cultural production and distribution of related images and interpretations of gender. This anthology examines why this is the case and what happens when it is ch... .... Learn More
  3. Living in Milan

    Living in Milan: Housing Policies, Austerity and Urban Regeneration [Paperback]

    Paolo Molinari (Author)

    £9.99

    ISBN: 9788869772597
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Social Science
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    After a long absence from national political debate, the housing issue has forcefully returned following the protracted economic crisis of the past decade. In general, the significant impoverishment of housing policies in the wake of welfare restr... .... Learn More
  4. Marriage on the Border

    Marriage on the Border: Love, Mutuality, and Divorce in the Upper South during the Civil War [Hardback]

    Allison Dorothy Fredette (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780813179155
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: New Directions in Southern History
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    Not quite the Cotton Kingdom or the free labor North, the nineteenthcentury border South was a land in between. Here, the era’s clashing values - slavery and freedom, city and country, industry and agriculture - met and melded. In factories and pl... .... Learn More
  5. Going Up the Country

    Going Up the Country: When the Hippies, Dreamers, Freaks, and Radicals Moved to Vermont [Paperback]

    Yvonne Daley (Author)

    £16.50

    ISBN: 9780819579676
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
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    Going Up the Country is part oral history, part nostalgia-tinged narrative, and part clear-eyed analysis of the multifaceted phenomena collectively referred to as the counterculture movement in Vermont. This is the story of how young migrants, lar... .... Learn More
  6. Society and the City

    Society and the City: The Dark Sides of Social Innovation [Paperback]

    Guido Borelli (Editor); Maurizio Busacca (Editor)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9788869772580
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Sociology
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    Is there a connection between the increasingly widespread concept of Social Innovation (SI) and the success of today’s model of capitalist regulation? According to most studies focusing on SI, the existing relation is restorative in nature: SI int... .... Learn More
  7. The Arthurdale Community School

    The Arthurdale Community School: Education and Reform in Depression Era Appalachia [Paperback]

    Sam F. Stack (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780813179124
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Place Matters: New Directions in Appalachian Studies
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    The first of many homestead communities designed during the rollout of the New Deal, Arthurdale, West Virginia, was a bold experiment in progressive social planning. At the center of the settlement was the school, which was established to improve ... .... Learn More
  8. 3.11

    3.11 [Paperback]

    Christopher Craig (Editor); Enrico Fongaro (Editor); Andreas Niehaus (Editor)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9788869772207
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Hasekura League Intercultural Studies Editions
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    The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011 was a complex event. It was a disaster of multiple dimensions, unleashing the linked forces of seismic shock, tsunami, and nuclear radiation. This confluence left a varied array of dama... .... Learn More
  9. Heart of Violence

    Heart of Violence: Why People Harm Each Other [Paperback]

    Paul Valent (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781925984057
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
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    Violence is the plague of our civilization. It threatens us daily through its many tentacles: domestic violence, criminal violence, sexual abuse, terrorism, state violence, revolution, war, and genocide. The recently evolved discipline of trauma... .... Learn More
  10. Autodidactic

    Autodidactic: Self-Taught [Paperback]

    James W. Parkinson (Author); V. Manuel Perez (Author)

    £11.00

    ISBN: 9781585714254
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    The idea that America is a literate country is a misconception. There are more than thirty million adults in the United States today who cannot read, and spectator mentality and an obsession with instant gratification prevent many from retaining a... .... Learn More

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