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A quarter century after the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia once again looms large over world affairs, from Ukraine to Syria to the 2016 U.S. election. Yet how power works in…more
- Empires of the mind: the colonial past and the politics of the presentGet This Now!
The empires of the future would be the empires of the mind' declared Churchill in 1943, envisaging universal empires living in peaceful harmony. Robert Gildea exposes instead …more
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"Mister Miracle is magical, dark, intimate and unlike anything you've read before. Scott Free is the greatest escape artist who ever lived. So great, he escaped Granny Goodnes…more
- How the shopping cart explains global consumerismGet This Now!
"Picture a familiar scene: long lines of shoppers waiting to check out at the grocery store, carts filled to the brim with the week's food. While many might wonder what is in …more
- Valuing dance: commodities and gifts in motionGet This Now!
Because dance materializes through and for people, because we learn to dance from others and often present dance to others, the moment of its transmission is one of dance's ce…more
- A dream called home: a memoirGet This Now!
From bestselling author Reyna Grande--whose remarkable memoir The Distance Between Us has become required reading in schools across the country--comes an inspiring account of …more
- Borders of belonging: struggle and solidarity in mixed-status immigrant familiesGet This Now!
"Borders of belonging investigates a pressing but previously unexplored aspect of immigration in America--the impact of immigration policies and practices not only on undocume…more
- Renaissance responses to technological changeGet This Now!
This book foregrounds the pressures that three transformative technologies in the long sixteenth century--the printing press, gunpowder, and the magnetic compass--placed on lo…more
- Black politics in transition: immigration, suburbanization, and gentrificationGet This Now!
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"This collection of interconnected essays tackles words, concepts, and phrases that have become part of the cultural conversation--but deserve to be reexamined. Combining shar…more
- The scientific journal: authorship and the politics of knowledge in the nineteenth centuryGet This Now!
Not since the printing press has a media object been as celebrated for its role in the advancement of knowledge as the scientific journal. From open communication to peer revi…more