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Book Pages: Unknown - Publish Date: 2017-10-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Description: For five centuries protection has provided a basic currency for organising relations between polities. Protection underpinned sprawling tributary systems, permeated networks of long-distance trade, reinforced claims of royal authority in distant colonies and structured treaties. Empires made routine use of protection as they extended their influence, projecting authority over old and new subjects,...
Author(s): L. Lewis Wall
Book Pages: 376 - Publish Date: 2018-02-11 - Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Description: It is compelling reading for everyone interested in women’s health, reproductive rights, the history of medicine, and social justice.
Book Pages: Unknown - Publish Date: 2017-10-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Description: This book situates protection at the centre of the global history of empires, thus advancing a new perspective on world history.
Author(s): Kathleen Hill
Book Pages: 210 - Publish Date: 2017-10-24 - Publisher: Open Road Media
Description: This memoir takes readers around the world, from New York to Nigeria, exploring a life illuminated by novels. As a child in music class, Kathleen Hill comes upon Willa Cather’s Lucy Gayheart, and the novel prepares her for a drowning death that soon occurs in her own life. Later, recently married and working as a teacher in a newly independent Nigeria, Hill assigns Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall ...
Author(s): Jenny Erpenbeck
Book Pages: 320 - Publish Date: 2017-09-15 - Publisher: New Directions Publishing
Description: An unforgettable German bestseller about the European refugee crisis: “Erpenbeck will get under your skin” (Washington Post Book World) Go, Went, Gone is the masterful new novel by the acclaimed German writer Jenny Erpenbeck, “one of the most significant German-language novelists of her generation” (The Millions). The novel tells the tale of Richard, a retired classics professor who lives ...
Author(s): Orson Scott Card
Book Pages: 688 - Publish Date: 2017-08-15 - Publisher: Macmillan
Description: When the American dream shatters into violence, who can hold the people and the government together? And which side will you be on? The American Empire has grown too fast, and the fault lines at home are stressed to the breaking point. The war of words between Right and Left has collapsed into a shooting war, though most people just want to be left alone. Orson Scott Card is a master storyteller, ...
Book Pages: 254 - Publish Date: 2017-08-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Description: In October 1967, early in the Nigerian Civil War, government troops entered Asaba in pursuit of the retreating Biafran army, slaughtering thousands of civilians and leaving the town in ruins. News of the atrocity was suppressed by the Nigerian government, with the complicity of Britain, and its significance in the subsequent progress of that conflict was misunderstood. Drawing on rchival sources o...
Book Pages: 244 - Publish Date: 2017-07-13 - Publisher: IGI Global
Description: Technological advances have resulted in higher development of online businesses. As such, new entrepreneurs need to develop a different set of skills and strategies to be successful in the realm of digital business. Global Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation in the Sharing Economy is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on knowledge and skills essential to entrepreneu...
Author(s): Daniel R. Aronson
Book Pages: 224 - Publish Date: 2017-07-12 - Publisher: Routledge
Description: The City Is Our Farm examines cultural change in Africa from the vantage point of real human beings caught up in that change. By presenting vignettes from the daily lives of seven households, Professor Aronson presents what is the source of social-science theory: the experience of individuals. To readers who think of development in terms of GNP, political rhetoric, and vague abstractions, this book supplies a much-needed corrective.
Author(s): Stanley Diamond
Book Pages: Unknown - Publish Date: 2017-07-05 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Description: Anthropology is a kind of debate between human possibilities-a dialectical movement between the anthropologist as a modern man and the primitive peoples he studies. In Search of the Primitive is a tough-minded book containing chapters ranging from encounters in the field to essays on the nature of law, schizophrenia and civilization, and the evolution of the work of Claude Levi-Strauss. Above all ...