- The motif of hope in African American preaching during slavery and the Post-Civil War Era: there's a bright side somewhereGet This Now!
This book explores the use of the motif of hope within African American preaching during slavery (1803-1865) and the post-Civil War era (1865-1896). It discusses the presenta…more
- Being Hindu: understanding a peaceful path in a violent worldGet This Now!
"There are more than one billion Hindus in the world, but for those who don't practice the faith, very little seems to be understood about it. Followers have not only built an…more
- Transforming empire in Japan and East Asia: the Taiwan expedition and the birth of Japanese imperialismGet This Now!
- The next billion users: digital life beyond the WestGet This Now!
New-media pundits obsess over online privacy and security, cyberbullying, and revenge porn, but do these things really matter in most of the world? The Next Billion Users reve…more
- Cigarettes, inc.: an intimate history of corporate imperialismGet This Now!
Traditional narratives of capitalist change often rely on the myth of the willful entrepreneur from the global North who transforms the economy and delivers modernity--for goo…more
- Sexuality, disability, and aging: queer temporalities of the phallusGet This Now!
- Shakespearean cultures: Latin America and the challenges of mimesis in non-hegemonic circumstancesGet This Now!
"Shakespearean Cultures proposes a new theoretical framework that, based upon the concepts of "poetics of emulation" and "deauratized art," offers a groundbreaking approach to…more
- The Italian Renaissance nudeGet This Now!
The first scholarly monograph to focus on the inception of the Italian Renaissance nude, this lively study subverts the idea that the nude in this period was a triumph of clas…more
- Fruits of perseverance: the French presence in the Detroit River Region, 1701-1815Get This Now!
"Founded by French military entrepreneur Antoine Laumet de Lamothe Cadillac in 1701, colonial Detroit was occupied by thousands of French settlers who established deep roots o…more
- Key thinkers of the radical right: behind the new threat to liberal democracyGet This Now!
" Since the start of the twenty-first century, the political mainstream has been shifting to the right. The liberal orthodoxy that took hold in the West as a reaction to the S…more
- Rethinking peace: discourse, memory, translation, and dialogueGet This Now!
"This edited volume critically interrogates the field of peace studies, considering its assumptions, teleologies, canons, influence, enmeshments with power structures, biases,…more
- Probing the limits of categorization: the bystander in Holocaust historyGet This Now!
"Of the three categories that Raul Hilberg developed in his analysis of the Holocaust--perpetrators, victims, and bystanders--it is the last that is the broadest and most diff…more