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  1. Landmark Essays on Basic Writing

    Volume 18

    Edited by Kay Halasek, Nels P. Highberg

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    The essays selected for this volume address debilitating assumptions that place both students and teachers of basic writing, as well as the discipline itself, on the margins of educational, economic, and political localities of influence. The collection presents readers with previously published...

    Published April 30th 2001 by Routledge

  2. French Society

    1589-1715

    By Sharon Kettering

    Series: Social History of Europe

    This book provides a "birds eye" view of social change in France during the "long seventeenth century" from 1589-1715. One of the most dynamic phases of French history, it covers the reigns of the first three Bourbon kings, Henri IV, Louis XIII, and Louis XIV. The author explores the upheavals in...

    Published April 30th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Transforming the Disciplines

    A Women's Studies Primer

    By Renee P Prys, Mary Jane Cherry, Susan Popham, Elizabeth L Macnabb

    A jargon-free, non-technical, and easily accessible introduction to women's studies!All too many students enter academia with the hazy idea that the field of women's studies is restricted to housework, birth control, and Susan B. Anthony. Their first encounter with a women's studies textbook is...

    Published April 29th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Leaving Japan: Observations on a Dysfunctional U.S.-Japan Relationship

    Observations on a Dysfunctional U.S.-Japan Relationship

    By Mike Millard

    A critique of America's flawed Asia policy that centres on US-Japan relations but harkens back to the same disastrous views that drew America into Vietnam. The technique is a narrative flow of short vignettes woven into longer chapters; the main strands are personal reflections and interviews....

    Published April 29th 2001 by Routledge

  5. The Taiping Rebellion

    By Shunshin Chin, Shunshin Chin, Joshua A. Fogel

    Written by one of Japan' most popular modern authors, this is a lively, readable, and immensely entertaining fictional portrayal of one of the epochal events of the nineteenth century....

    Published April 29th 2001 by Routledge

  6. The M.E.Sharpe Library of Franklin D.Roosevelt Studies: v. 2

    Franklin D.Roosevelt and Congress - The New Deal and it's Aftermath

    By Nancy Beck Young, William D. Pederson, Byron W. Daynes, Byron W. Daynes

    Although Roosevelt had no single plan to alter Congress's role, the incremental changes adopted during the New Deal transformed Congress. Examining the immediate reactions of groups in Congress and beyond, and the long-term effects, this study offers insights into a key period in US politics....

    Published April 29th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Distant Neighbours: Vols 1 & 2: Japanese-Russian Relations under Brezhnev and Andropov / Japanese-Russian Relations under Gorbachev and Yeltsin

    By Hiroshi Kimura

    Why has the stalemate in Japanese-Russian relations persisted through the end of the Cold War and Moscow's weakening control over its far eastern territories?In this volume Kimura continues his comprehensive analysis of Russia and Japan's strained and unstable relations to the present day. Among...

    Published April 29th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Eyewitnesses to Massacre: American Missionaries Bear Witness to Japanese Atrocities in Nanjing

    American Missionaries Bear Witness to Japanese Atrocities in Nanjing

    By Zhang Kaiyuan, Donald MacInnis

    The infamous Nanjing Massacre of 1937, in which the Japanese Imperial Army raped and slaughtered countless Chinese citizens on the eve of World War II, has been described in well-publicized books from various Chinese, Japanese and German perspectives. But this collection of first-hand testimony...

    Published April 29th 2001 by Routledge

  9. The Price of Freedom

    A History of East Central Europe from the Middle Ages to the Present, 2nd Edition

    By Piotr Wandycz, Piotr Wandycz

    The second edition of this distinguished book brings the history of the region up to date. Discussing the events of the post-communist decade of the 1990s and the problems resulting from the transition to democracy and market economy, this fascinating subject is made accessible by all...

    Published April 25th 2001 by Routledge

  10. The Origins and Development of the Dutch Revolt

    Edited by Mr Graham Darby, Graham Darby

    The Dutch revolt against Spanish rule in the sixteenth century was a formative event in European history. The Origins and Development of the Dutch Revolt brings together in one volume the latest scholarship from leading experts in the field, to illuminate why the Dutch revolted, the way events...

    Published April 25th 2001 by Routledge