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Measured Excess

Review Provides an insightful analysis of the ambivalent attitude of the residents of Seoul to South Korea's growing material prosperity through the decades of the 1980s and 1990s. (Journal of As [...]

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Gender, Slavery and Law in Colonial India

Review 'Chatterjee's study...offers new understanding of the place of the eunuch and the harem in the milieu of governance....[She] presents complex themes clearly and articulately. Her research [...]

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House and Home in Maharashtra (Gender Studies Series)

About the Author Irina Glushkova is at Russian Academy of Sciences. Anne Feldhaus is at Arizona State University. Read more [...]

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The Sexual Life of English: Languages of Caste and Desire in Colonial India (Next Wave: New Directions in Women's Studies)

Review ?This book is an indispensable reference for those interested in challenging the traditional discourse of national, imperial, and postcolonial histories. This engaging interrogation of the [...]

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The German Invasion of Western North Carolina: A Pictorial History

About the Author Born in Hot Springs, North Carolina, Jacqueline Painter grew up on the French Broad River. She has long championed the preservation of Madison County culture and historic propert [...]

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Forgotten Chicago (Images of America: Illinois)

About the Author Ron Gordon is an accomplished photographer who specializes in historic preservation and architecture. John Paulett is an author and local historian. The pair also collaborated on [...]

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Wawa (PA) (Images of America)

About the Author Company historian Maria M. Thompson and retired executive vice president Donald H. Price tell the Wawa story using images from the company archives, local collections, and family [...]

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The Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Review [A] heartbreaking and hugely important study.--Beryl Satter, author of Family PropertiesThe Land Was Ours reminds us that in the Sunbelt South, the rise and fall of Jim Crow, the struggle [...]

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A Year by the Sea: Thoughts of an Unfinished Woman

From Publishers Weekly 'I'm beginning to think that real growing only begins after we've done the adult things we're supposed to do,' confides Anderson, a journalist and author of children's book [...]

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A Confederate Lady Comes of Age: The Journal of Pauline DeCaradeuc Heyward, 18631888 (Women's Diaries and Letters of the South)

Review 'A unique and useful source ?Pauline DeCaradeuc Heyward was a strong-minded, devoted daughter of Catholicism and the Confederacy; she was also a loving and resourceful woman who overcame t [...]

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Duluth, Minnesota (Images of America)

Review This is an excellent book for people who drive around Duluth looking at the old houses and wondering about them. -- Reader Weekly, Oct 4, 2001 Read more [...]

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Contempt of Court: The Turn-of-the-Century Lynching That Launched a Hundred Years of Federalism

Review ?Contempt of Court should join the handful of books such as Anthony Lewis? Gideon?s Trumpet as required reading for anyone who wants to understand how the Constitution protects individual [...]

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Arctic Odyssey: The Diary of Diamond Jenness, 1913-1916

The Arctic Odyssey of Diamond Jenness, presented here with the immediacy and humanity of a private journal, simply could not now happen. That Arctic world of 1913-165 no longer exists. Its climate and geography remain, [...]

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