An interdisciplinary collection providing an analysis of practices and beliefs that lead to violence against women, men and children in the name of 'honour'. NUME CARTE: 'Honour' Killing and Violence, PaperbackISBN: 1137289554PRET EDITURA: 145.99AUTOR(i): Aisha K GillEDITURA: Palgrave MacMillanCOPER..
Over the years, startling evidence has been uncovered, challenging established notions of the origins of life on Earth--evidence that suggests the existence of an advanced group of extraterrestrials who once inhabited our world.The first book of the revolutionary Earth Chronicles series offers indis..
What will the world look like in 2020? Paul Cornish and Kingsley Donaldson guide us through a maze of global uncertainty in this fascinating look at the future. NUME CARTE: 2020, HardcoverISBN: 1473640326PRET EDITURA: 189.99AUTOR(i): Paul CornishEDITURA: Hodder & StoughtonCOPERTA: CartonataDATA APAR..
Books on 9/11 tend to get dismissed as ``conspiracy theories`` but that won't work with this one, because it contains no theories at all about who did what. It simply focuses on flaws in the official story that have led more than 1500 architects and engineers, with 25,000 years of professional exper..
The history of feminism? The right to vote, Susan B. Anthony, Gloria Steinem, white pantsuits? Oh, but there's so much more. And we need to know about it, especially now. In pithy text and pithier comics, A Brief History of Feminism engages us, educates us, makes us laugh, and makes us angry. It beg..
A quick reference guide for many of the people, places, and things connected to the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees, as well as for the other officially recognized Cherokee groups, the Cherokee Nation and the Eastern Band of Cherokees. NUME CARTE: A Cherokee Encyclopedia, HardcoverISBN: 082633951..
With the rise of urban living and the digital age, many North American healers are recognizing that traditional medicinal knowledge must be recorded before being lost with its elders.``A Cree Healer and His Medicine Bundle``is a historic document, including nearly 200 color photos and maps, in that ..
A Critical Introduction to Queer Theory explores the ways in which sexuality, subjectivity and sociality have been discursively produced in various historical and cultural contexts. The book begins by putting gay and lesbian sexuality and politics in historical context and demonstrates how and why q..
In this quietly revolutionary work of social observation and medical philosophy, Booker Prize-winning writer John Berger and the photographer Jean Mohr train their gaze on an English country doctor and find a universal man--one who has taken it upon himself to recognize his patient's humanity when i..
Media history is millions, even billions, of years old. That is the premise of this pioneering and provocative book, which argues that to adequately understand contemporary media culture we must set out from material realities that precede media themselves--Earth's history, geological formations, mi..
A one-of-a-kind guide to active, engaging learning strategies for aging studiesHarnessing the proven benefits of active learning strategies, this is the first activity book created for a broad spectrum of courses in aging-related higher education. It features 32 classroom and community-based educati..
Includes tales from Iceland, Sudan, Palestine, Lebanon, Tibet, amongst others. This series contains volumes which include 20 to 30 tales, accompanied by an introduction and a historical overview which give readers insights into the culture, the folk literature, and the lives of the people in the reg..
A Man Named Dave, which has sold over 1 million copies, is the gripping conclusion to Dave Pelzer's inspirational and New York Times bestselling trilogy that began with A Child Called ``It`` and The Lost Boy.``All those years you tried your best to break me, and I'm still here. One day you'll see, I..
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE Drawing on the diaries of one woman in eighteenth-century Maine, this intimate history illuminates the medical practices, household economies, religious rivalries, and sexual mores of the New England frontier. Between 1785 and 1812 a midwife and healer named Martha Balla..
A powerful and wide-ranging indictment of the treatment of animals by humans--and an eloquent plea for animal rights. Every cow just wants to be happy. Every chicken just wants to be free. Every bear, dog, or mouse experiences sorrow and feels pain as intensely as any of us humans do. In a compellin..
Winner of a 2012 Stonewall Book Award in nonfiction A Queer History of the United States is more than a who s who of queer history: it is a book that radically challenges how we understand American history. Drawing upon primary-source documents, literature, and cultural histories, scholar and activ..
An exhilarating and darkly comical exploration of migration and borders from an Albanian who grew up in Hoxha's madhouse, longing to cross to Greece, only to find another seam of absurdities and disappointments on his eventual arrival. After spending his childhood in Albania, and fantasizing about l..
A Sky Without Eagles is the first printed collection of The Way of Men author Jack Donovan's essays and speeches. Beginning with his viral hit, "Violence is Golden," A Sky Without Eagles assembles Donovan's best standalone commentary from 2010 through 2014. In his straightforward but disarmingly sin..
The Haida world is a misty archipelago a hundred stormy miles off the coasts of British Columbia and Alaska. For a thousand years and more before the Europeans came, a great culture flourished in these islands. The masterworks of classical Haida sculpture, now enshrined in many of the world's great ..
"We've got some difficult days ahead," civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr., told a crowd gathered at Memphis's Clayborn Temple on April 3, 1968. "But it really doesn't matter to me now because I've been to the mountaintop. . . . And I've seen the promised land. I may not get there with you..
A cornerstone of black feminist and political theory, this collection of essays focuses on racial progress and women's rights. A Voice from the South, written in 1892, is regarded as the first statement of black feminism. Despite their imprint of nineteenth-century social thought, these essays poss..
The roots of coincidence and conspiracy in American politics, crime, and culture are investigated in thissecond volume of a three-part setthat exposes new connections between religion, political conspiracy, terrorism, and occultism. Not a work of speculative history, this expose is founded on primar..
Originally published in 1967, Meagher's masterful dissection of the Warren Report, based on the Warren Commission's own evidence, has stood the test of time. In some cases, declassifications of government records have corroborated the author's suspicions and analyses, such as her amazing assertion t..
In early 2013 same-sex marriage was legal in only ten states and the District of Columbia. That year the Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Windsor appeared to open the door to marriage equality. In Texas, Mark Phariss and Vic Holmes, together for sixteen years and deeply in love, wondered..
Activity schedules are a set of pictures or words that cue a child to follow a sequence of steps. The second edition of this text discusses the latest research that points to positive outcomes from using activity schedules, including better self-management, decreased problem behaviours and improved ..
Provides a comprehensive analysis of Chinese advertising as an industry, a discourse and profession in China's search for modernity and cultural globalisation. NUME CARTE: Advertising and Consumer Culture in China, PaperbackISBN: 0745671179PRET EDITURA: 96.99AUTOR(i): Hongmei LiEDITURA: Wiley-Blackw..
Originally published in 1959 and revised and expanded in 1989, this book asserts that Africans had contributed more to the world than was previously acknowledged. Historian Joel Augustus Rogers devoted a significant amount of his professional life to unearthing facts about people of African ancestry..
African Americans comprise approximately 12 percent of the population of the United States--a sizable proportion. Yet African Americans are incarcerated at rates disproportionate to their overall population in the United States. By examining a wide range of socioeconomic topics and supplying necessa..
How was the earth formed, and where did animals come from? Why does the hippopotamus live in water, and why do cats chase rats? Imaginative answers to these and other age-old questions can be found among the rich oral traditions of Africa. Generations of listeners have delighted in these fanciful ex..
..``. its pages come alive with wonderful illustrative material coupled with sensitve and insightful commentary.`` --Reviews in Anthropology..``. the scope, breadth, and lucidity of this excellent study confirm that Okpewho is undoubtedly the most important authority writing on African oral literatu..
Combines new research with contributions from experts in the field on contemporary youth culture. NUME CARTE: After Subculture, PaperbackISBN: 0333977122PRET EDITURA: 185.99AUTOR(i): Andy BennettEDITURA: Palgrave MacMillanCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Mai 2004DATA PUBLICARE: 2004FORMAT: 234x157x12..
When disaster strikes, the amount of planning done ahead of time will dictate how quickly a system can recover and return to normal. Even the largest and most complex organizations can experience upset and disruption, whether by flood, fire, power failure, earthquake, or anything else that life can ..
An original and compelling title that looks at the internet, and into the concern that it has heightened rather than combated various forms of political and social inequality. Also available in paperback. NUME CARTE: After the Internet, HardcoverISBN: 1509506179PRET EDITURA: 302.99AUTOR(i): Ramesh S..
Illustrates how post�digital cultures are changing the internet as we know it from a system which is increasingly centralized into something more subversive. NUME CARTE: After the Internet, PaperbackISBN: 1509506187PRET EDITURA: 90.99AUTOR(i): Ramesh SrinivasanEDITURA: Polity PressCOPERTA: BrosataDA..
When rights go wrong.Does gay marriage support the right-wing goal of linking access to basic human rights like health care and economic security to an inherently conservative tradition?Will the ability of queers to fight in wars of imperialism help liberate and empower LGBT people around the world?..
Our global food system is largely based on unsustainable industrial agricultural practices, is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, is controlled by a handful of large corporations and produces unhealthy food. Agroecology is a solution to these increasingly urgent problems. After decades of b..
Patricia Williams is a lawyer and a professor of commercial law, the great-great-granddaughter of a slave and a white southern lawyer. The Alchemy of Race and Rights is an eloquent autobiographical essay in which the author reflects on the intersection of race, gender, and class. Using the tools of ..
Guide to everything parents and professionals need to know about drugs, from how to support young people, to specific drug information. NUME CARTE: All About Drugs and Young People, PaperbackISBN: 1849054274PRET EDITURA: 102.99AUTOR(i): Julian CohenEDITURA: Jessica Kingsley PublishersCOPERTA: Brosat..
A new edition of the seminal bestseller, first published in 1982, widely acclaimed as one of the greatest books on modernism that established Berman as a leading thinker of our time and gave birth to a distinctive style of cultural investigation. NUME CARTE: All That Is Solid Melts Into Air, Paperba..
The racist and misogynist far-right movement that rose to prominence around the 2016 US presidential campaign is demystified in this thorough guide, featuring interviews with prominent alt right figures. NUME CARTE: Alt-Right, PaperbackISBN: 0745337457PRET EDITURA: 98.99AUTOR(i): Mike WendlingEDITUR..
Quotes and statements that instil a sense of confidence and self-acceptance are provided alongside illustrations of unicorns in this motivational title. NUME CARTE: Always Be Yourself, Unless You Can Be a Unicorn, HardcoverISBN: 1786855518PRET EDITURA: 52.99AUTOR(i): ***EDITURA: Summersdale Publishe..
Amazing Grace is Jonathan Kozol's classic book on life and death in the South Bronx--the poorest urban neighborhood of the United States. He brings us into overcrowded schools, dysfunctional hospitals, and rat-infested homes where families have been ravaged by depression and anxiety, drug-related vi..
A study of ambivalent online behaviours, as opposed to those that are extreme or upsetting. NUME CARTE: Ambivalent Internet, PaperbackISBN: 1509501274PRET EDITURA: 96.99AUTOR(i): Ryan M MilnerEDITURA: Polity PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Aprilie 2017DATA PUBLICARE: 2017FORMAT: 214x155x19..
America's Women tells the story of more than four centuries of history. It features a stunning array of personalities, from the women peering worriedly over the side of the Mayflower to feminists having a grand old time protesting beauty pageants and bridal fairs. Courageous, silly, funny, and heart..
When defining culture, one must indeed take into account even the minutest of details. What of a lighter, for example, or a telephone? The essays in this new collection examine just that. The contributors pose not only a historical, pragmatic use for the items, but also delve into more imaginative ..
4th edition. NUME CARTE: American Cultural Studies, PaperbackISBN: 1138833142PRET EDITURA: 187.99AUTOR(i): Neil CampbellEDITURA: Taylor and FrancisCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Februarie 2016DATA PUBLICARE: 2016FORMAT: 234x158x22..
#NAME? NUME CARTE: American Indian Stories and Old Indian Legends, PaperbackISBN: 0486780430PRET EDITURA: 20.99AUTOR(i): Zitkala-SaEDITURA: Dover PublicationsCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: August 2014DATA PUBLICARE: 2014FORMAT: 20.9 x 12.85 x 1.04..
American Indian Stories, first published in 1921, is a collection of childhood stories, allegorical fiction, and an essay. One of the most famous Sioux writers and activists of the modern era, Zitkala-Sa (Gertrude Bonnin) recalled legends and tales from oral tradition and used experiences from her l..