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Not One Man Not One Penny

Not One Man Not One Penny

This book offers an introduction to the origins and development of German social democracy up to the First World War, by drawing upon protocols of the German Social Democratic Party, the party press, correspondence of leading figures, and scholarly research.

A Mind That Found Itself

A Mind That Found Itself

At once a classic account of the ravages of mental illness and a major American autobiography, A Mind That Found Itself tells the story of a young man who is gradually enveloped by a psychosis. His well-meaning family commits him to a series of mental hospitals, but he is brutalized by the treatment, and his moments of fleeting sanity become fewer and fewer. His ultimate recovery is a triumph of the human spirit.

Atlas of World Cultures

Atlas of World Cultures

This reference offers a simple method for choosing a valid sample of the world’s known societies for cross-cultural research.

Spenser Studies

Spenser Studies

A Renaissance Poetry Annual, Vol. II
Culture and Curing

Culture and Curing

Anthropological Perspectives on Traditional Medical Beliefs and Practices
The Overthrow of Allende and the Politics of Chile, 1964-1976

The Overthrow of Allende and the Politics of Chile, 1964-1976

An exhaustive, balanced analysis of the overthrow of Salvador Allende, and why it occurred. Paul e. Sigmund examines the Allende government, the Frei government that preceeded it, the coup that ended it, and the Pinochet government that succeeded it. He also views the roles of various Chilean political and interest groups, the CIA, and U.S. corporations.

The Keelboat Age on Western Waters

The Keelboat Age on Western Waters

This book tells the story of river boating in the west before the invention of the steamboat. Recreates life on the keelboats and flatboats that ran the Ohio, Mississippi, and other rivers from revolutionary days until about 1820.

Sure Signs

Sure Signs

New and Selected Poems

The publication of Ted Kooser’s Sure Signs: New and Selected Poems is a literary event of major importance. Long admired and praised by other poets, Kooser is also accessible to the reader not familiar with contemporary poetry.

Satan Says

Satan Says

First published in 1980, the classic poetry of Sharon Olds’ Satan Says was introduced into college courses twenty years ago, and still maintains a wide usage today. Few first books have the power or vigor of design of Satan Says. Marilyn Hacker described it as “a daring and elegant first book. This is a poetry which affirms and redeems the art.”

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