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  1. Racial Discourse and Cosmopolitanism in Twentieth-Century African American Writing

    By Tania Friedel

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    This book engages cosmopolitanism—a critical mode which moves beyond cultural pluralism by simultaneously privileging difference and commonality—in order to examine its particular deployment in the work of several African American writers. Deeply influenced and inspired by W. E. B. Du Bois, the...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Marketing of Edgar Allan Poe

    By Jonathan Hartmann

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    Edgar Allan Poe is today considered one of the greatest masters and most fascinating figures of the American literary world. However, an examination of Poe's essays and criticism throughout his prose publishing career (1831-1849) reveals that the author himself played a vital role in the creation...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Writers' Houses and the Making of Memory

    Edited by Harald Hendrix

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This innovative new book examines the ways in which writers’ houses contribute to the making of memory. It shows that houses built or inhabited by poets and novelists both reflect and construct the author’s private and artistic persona; it also demonstrates how this materialized process of...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Words and Songs of Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, and Nina Simone

    Sound Motion, Blues Spirit, and African Memory

    By Melanie E. Bratcher

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    This book explores the relationship between three African American women's dance-art-music sensibilities within the context of a Pan African aesthetic. Its purpose is three-fold: to show commonalities between Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday and Nina Simone's lives and original compositions; to codify,...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. Body, Femininity and Nationalism

    Girls in the German Youth Movement 1900–1934

    By Marion E.P. de Ras

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    This social and cultural history of girls in the German youth movements in the pre-Nazi era brings fascinating new light to bear on the history of the German youth movements. It contributes to our wider understanding of girlhood in the period, and investigates how mentalities, collective identities...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Globalizing Dissent

    Essays on Arundhati Roy

    Edited by Ranjan Ghosh, Antonia Navarro-Tejero

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Arundhati Roy is not only an accomplished novelist, but equally gifted in unraveling the politics of globalization, the power and ideology of corporate culture, fundamentalism, terrorism, and other issues gripping today’s world. This volume – featuring prominent scholars from...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. New Deal Banking Reforms and Keynesian Welfare State Capitalism

    By Ellen Russell

    Series: New Political Economy

    Russell provides a groundbreaking critique of the orthodox position on the nature of New Deal reforms as well as an innovative analysis of the unraveling of those reforms. Russell argues that the success of the New Deal banking reforms in the post-war period initially produced a "pax financus" in...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Charity and Mutual Aid in Europe and North America since 1800

    Edited by Bernard Harris, Paul Bridgen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Modern History

    International in perspective, the essays in this volume are primarily concerned with two facets of the mixed economy of welfare--charity and mutual aid. Emphasizing the close relationship between these two elements and the often blurred boundaries between each of them and commercial provision,...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Community Nursing and Primary Healthcare in Twentieth-Century Britain

    By Helen M. Sweet, with Rona Dougall

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine

    This book takes a fresh look at community nursing history in Great Britain, examining the essentially generalist and low profile, domiciliary end of the professional nursing spectrum throughout the twentieth century. It charts the most significant changes affecting the nurse’s work on the district...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Cultural Significance of the Child Star

    By Jane Catherine O'Connor

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The child star is an iconic figure in Western society representing a growing cultural trend which idolises, castigates and fetishises the image of the perfect, innocent and beautiful child. In this book, Jane O’Connor explores the paradoxical status of the child star who is both adored and reviled...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

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