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Magnetic Woman

Magnetic Woman

Toyen and the Surrealist Erotic

A New Interdisciplinary Study of Czech Gender-Fluid Artist Toyen Based on Rare Primary Sources

Compound Remedies

Compound Remedies

Galenic Pharmacy from the Ancient Mediterranean to New Spain

A Unique History of the Galenic Pharmaceutical Tradition in New Spain

Fearful Vassals

Fearful Vassals

Urban Elite Loyalty in the Viceroyalty of Río de la Plata, 1776-1810

A Social History of Elite Spanish Loyalists and the Groups that Challenged Them in the Years Before South American Independence

The Extraction State

The Extraction State

A History of Natural Gas in America

The Story of Natural Gas’s Rise from Unwanted Byproduct to Essential Fuel Source

Coastal Metropolis

Coastal Metropolis

Environmental Histories of Modern New York City

An Interdisciplinary Overview of New York City’s Relationship with Its Waterways and Coastlines Since 1889

Literacy as Conversation

Literacy as Conversation

Learning Networks in Urban and Rural Communities

A Hopeful Approach to the Problem of Literacy Among Communities in Need

The City as Photographic Text

The City as Photographic Text

Urban Documentary Photography of São Paulo

A Showcase that Reveals Photography as an Important but Understudied Latin American Cultural Genre

The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 8

The Correspondence of John Tyndall, Volume 8

The Correspondence, June 1862-January 1865

Public Disputes, Tyndall’s Dramatic Mountain Climbing Escapades, Efforts to Promote Science to a Wide Audience, and More

Cuban Studies 50

Cuban Studies 50

The Preminent Journal for Scholarly Work on Contemporary Cuba

Monastery for the Ibex, A

Monastery for the Ibex, A

Conservation, State, and Conflict on the Gran Paradiso, 1919-1949

The First Detailed History of Italy’s Gran Paradiso National Park Under Fascist Rule

Nature’s Entrepot

Nature’s Entrepot

Philadelphia’s Urban Sphere and Its Environmental Thresholds

Philadelphia was one of America’s first major cities and an international seaport. Nature’s Entrepot views the planning, expansion, and sustainability of the urban environment of Philadelphia from its inception to the present.

Studies in Arabic Philosophy

Studies in Arabic Philosophy

The ten essays in this book present the thoughts of major Arabic philosophers in history, while speaking to their basis in Greek philosophy and the influence of Arabic philosophy on the West.

Dilemmas of Democracy

Dilemmas of Democracy

Tocqueville and Modernization

A thorough analysis of Tocqueville’s thoughts on the lower classes of society, viewing his stances on slavery, poverty, criminality, and working class conditions, and their role in the transition to a modern, democratic, and industrial society.

Constructive Change in Latin America

Constructive Change in Latin America

Edited By Cole Blasier

Latin America specialists from the fields of anthropology, economics, literature, political science, and sociology discuss the area’s common problems in growth and development.

Pioneer Life In Western Pennsylvania

Pioneer Life In Western Pennsylvania

A fascinating look at life during pioneer times in western Pennsylvania. Describes the hardship, danger and drudgery of day-to-day life on the frontier. Topics include cabin raising, crop harvests, tanning, weaving, disease, religion, and superstition. Also follows the progression from pioneer life to industrial society.

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