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  1. Ginseng Diggers

    Ginseng Diggers: A History of Root and Herb Gathering in Appalachia [Hardback]

    Luke Manget (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780813183817
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    The harvesting of wild American ginseng (panax quinquefolium), the gnarled, aromatic herb known for its therapeutic and healing properties, is deeply rooted in North America, but nowhere has it played a more important role than in the southern and... .... Learn More
  2. An Unseen Light

    An Unseen Light: Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee [Paperback]

    Aram Goudsouzian (Editor); Charles W. McKinney (Editor); Elizabeth Gritter (Other); Brian D. Page (Other); Darius Young (Other)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9780813153179
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the Twentieth Century
    During the second half of the nineteenth century, Memphis, Tennessee, had the largest metropolitan population of African Americans in the Mid-South region and served as a political hub for civic organizations and grassroots movements. On April 4, ... .... Learn More
  3. The Forgotten Clones

    The Forgotten Clones: How Nuclear Transplantation Changed Science and Society [Hardback]

    Nathan Crowe (Author)

    £43.50

    ISBN: 9780822946274
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Science, Values, and the Public
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    Long before scientists at the Roslin Institute in Scotland cloned Dolly the sheep in 1996, American developmental biologist and aspiring cancer researcher Robert Briggs successfully performed the technique of nuclear transplantation by cloning fro... .... Learn More
  4. Bad Cities

    Bad Cities [Paperback]

    Ugo Rubeo (Author)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9788869772818
    Published by : Mimesis International
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    From Larry Kramer's New York to Roth's Newark and Colla's Baghdad, this collection of 15 essays explores how American contemporary literature tackles the issue of urban violence, its relationship with the forerunners of the genre, and how its main... .... Learn More
  5. Fear and Disruption of Habits During the Pandemic

    Fear and Disruption of Habits During the Pandemic [Paperback]

    Marco Piazza (Editor); Corinna Guerra (Editor)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9788869773297
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Philosophy
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    In the year 2020, everything we used to think about our habits has been profoundly disrupted. Lockdown still represents an unprecedented experience for all those who went through it, radically affecting our freedom of movement and all those social... .... Learn More
  6. The Assault on Elisha Green

    The Assault on Elisha Green: Race and Religion in a Kentucky Community [Hardback]

    Randolph Paul Runyon (Author)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9780813152387
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    On June 8, 1883, Rev. Elisha Green was traveling by train from Maysville to Paris, Kentucky, when about forty students from the Millersburg Female College crowded onto the train at Millersburg accompanied by George T. Gould, the school's president... .... Learn More
  7. Understanding Social Conflict

    Understanding Social Conflict: The Relationship between Sociology and History [Paperback]

    Liana M. Daher (Editor)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9788869771613
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Sociology
    Since the beginning of the last century Weber argued the indissoluble link between sociology and history. His approach saw the relationship between history and sociology as based on (a) mutual and essential support, and (b) logical priority, accor... .... Learn More
  8. The Narcotic Farm

    The Narcotic Farm: The Rise and Fall of America's First Prison for Drug Addicts [Hardback]

    Nancy D. Campbell (Author); James P. Olsen (Author); Luke Walden (Author); Sam Quinones (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9781949669244
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    From 1935 until 1975, just about every junkie busted for dope went to the Narcotic Farm. Equal parts federal prison, treatment center, farm, and research laboratory, the Farm was designed to rehabilitate addicts and help researchers discover a cur... .... Learn More
  9. Literacy as Conversation

    Literacy as Conversation: Learning Networks in Philadelphia and Arkansas [Hardback]

    David A. Joliffe (Author); David A. Goldblatt (Author)

    £39.00

    ISBN: 9780822946243
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Composition, Literacy, and Culture
    In Literacy as Conversation, the authors tell stories of successful literacy learning outside of schools and inside communities, both within urban neighborhoods of Philadelphia and rural and semi-rural towns of Arkansas. They define liter... .... Learn More
  10. Social Trust in the Nordic World

    Social Trust in the Nordic World [Paperback]

    Gert Tinggaard Svendsen (Author)

    £10.99

    ISBN: 9788772195926
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Why does Scandinavia perform so well both economically and socially compared to the rest of the world? Study after study has shown that Scandinavia is the most trusting region in the world - Danes in particular trust other people, including strang... .... Learn More

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