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  1. Pitfall or Panacea

    The Irony of U.S. Power in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952

    By Yoneyuki Sugita

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    The main purpose of this book is to shed light on the limitations of the American hegemony in occupied Japan. Previous studies share the assumption that the United States was in a near-monopoly position to shape the postwar development in Japan as well as in the Asia-Pacific region. The book goes...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Books and Libraries in American Society during World War II

    Weapons in the War of Ideas

    By Patti Clayton Becker

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    World War II presented America's public libraries with the daunting challenge of meeting new demands for war-related library services and materials with Depression-weakened collections, inadequate budgets and demoralized staff, in addition to continuing to serve the library's traditional clientele...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Women Workers on Strike

    Narratives of Southern Women Unionists

    By Roxanne Newton

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    Gender, class, and culture merge in the lived experiences of women on strike in the South. This book examines women unionists’ life histories through the lens of narrative analysis, interpreting their multiple perspectives as four coherent discourse communities: social activists, union feminists,...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Western-Educated Elites in Kenya, 1900-1963

    The African American Factor

    By Jim C. Harper

    Series: African Studies

    Western-educated Elites in Kenya, proposes to conduct a critical examination of the emergence of the American-educated Kenyan elites (the Asomi) and their role in the nationalist movement and eventually their Africanization of the Civil and Private sectors in Kenya....

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  5. US Textile Production in Historical Perspective

    A Case Study from Massachusetts

    By Susan Ouellette

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    This book explores the development of a provincial textile industry in colonial America. Immediately after the end of the Great Migration into the Massachusetts Bay colony, settlers found themselves in a textile crisis. They were not able to generate the kind of export commodities that would enable...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Hand of Cicero

    By Shane Butler

    Hundreds perished in Rome's Second Proscription, but one victim is remembered above all others. Cicero stands out, however, not only because of his fame, but also because his murder included a unique addition to the customary decapitation. For his corpse was deprived not only of its head, but also...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Archaeology of Drylands

    Living at the Margin

    By Graeme Barker, David Gilbertson

    Series: One World Archaeology

    Many dryland regions contain archaeological remains which suggest that there must have been intensive phases of settlement in what now seem to be dry and degraded environments. This book discusses successes and failures of past land use and settlement in drylands, and contributes to wider debates...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Human Sex Trafficking

    Edited by Frances P. Bernat

    Human sex trafficking is believed to the most common form of modern day slavery. The victims of domestic and international sex trafficking are estimated to be in the millions. Most of these victims are female and children. They are enslaved in the commercial sex industry for little or no...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Women in Sports History

    Edited by Carol A. Osborne, Fiona Skillen

    Women are, and have been for many years, actively involved as players, supporters and co-ordinators in a range of sports and yet they are often missing from, or sidelined in, accounts of the history of these sports. Commenting first on the lack of inclusion of women in British sports history, the...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Thomas Hobbes and Carl Schmitt

    The Politics of Order and Myth

    Edited by Johan Tralau

    Thomas Hobbes, the English 17th century philosopher, and Carl Schmitt, Hitler’s ‘crown jurist’, a political thinker and author of an enigmatic book on Hobbes, are increasingly relevant today for two reasons. First, they address the problem of political order, so important when we witness failed...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge


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