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The Structure of Russian in Outline

The Structure of Russian in Outline

A brief, structurally-oriented reference grammar of Russian for use by advanced students, Slavicists, and linguists, this book can also be used as a text for courses on the linguistic structure of Russian or advanced Russian grammar.

A Hugh Henry Brackenridge Reader, 1770-1815

A Hugh Henry Brackenridge Reader, 1770-1815

Edited By Daniel Marder

A collection of the work of Hugh Henry Brackenridge (1748-1816)—one of the most vigorous and prolific writers of his time, and extoller of democracy.

Essays in Comparative Social Stratification

Essays in Comparative Social Stratification

The essays in this volume represent trends in social stratification studies undertaken in major culture areas of the world. The empirical data of the chapters are set with special reference to the dynamics of processes within these diverse traditions and heritages as sources of comparison with one another and with the experiences of western societies.

Richard Wright

Richard Wright

An Introduction to the Man and His Works

The first book-length study of Richard Wright (1908-1960) gives a critical, historical, and biographical perspective on the gifted African American writer.

Society and Education in Brazil

Society and Education in Brazil

A study of the transformation in education in mid-twentieth century Brazil, and the social and economic forces that shaped it. The book also looks at how, in turn, education is shaping the rapid transformation of Brazilian society.

Council Fires On the Upper Ohio

Council Fires On the Upper Ohio

Council Fires on the Upper Ohio is a unique account of the Indian-white relations during the second half of the eighteenth century. Told from the point of view of the Indians, it details how the Indians maintained a precarious hold of Western Pennsylvania by playing one white faction off against another.

A Dictionary of Russian Idioms and Colloquialisms

A Dictionary of Russian Idioms and Colloquialisms

2,200 Expressions with Examples

The dictionary covers phraseological fusions, units, and combinations; single words used figuratively; and colloquialisms. Each idiom or colloquialism, translated into English, is accompanied by a sentence in Russian showing its correct use.

The Invention of New Jersey

The Invention of New Jersey

“I like his poetry because it takes me into another world, one where wit conquers the pain of inadequacy and the sur-beautiful covers up the dingy hopelessness of reality. The test of a poet, for me, is whether or not he can take you into his own world, his own creation, and fascinate you enough to stay there a while and savor the poems. i think Jack Anderson’s poetry is a true record of an imagination.”—Diane Wakoski

Heir to Empire

Heir to Empire

United States Economic Diplomacy, 1916-1923

Parrini examines the evolution of United States economic diplomacy during a critical period in world history—after World War I.

William Whewell’s Theory of Scientific Method

William Whewell’s Theory of Scientific Method

Edited By Robert E. Butts

William Whewell is considered one of the most important nineteenth-century British philosophers of science and a contributor to modern philosophical thought, particularly regarding the problem of induction and the logic of discovery. In this volume, Robert E. Butts offers selections from Whewell’s most important writings, and analysis of counter-claims to his philosophy.

Essays in Philosophical Analysis

Essays in Philosophical Analysis

This book presents twenty essays by philosopher Nicholas Rescher, representing more than a decade of his work. The collection ranges from historic to contemporary discussions on epistemology, philosophy of science, metaphysics, logic, among other topics.

Game Theory in the Behavioral Sciences

Game Theory in the Behavioral Sciences

This collection of essays was the first major attempt to apply game theory, linear programming, and graph theory to anthropological data.

The First and Second United States Empires

The First and Second United States Empires

This book describes the nature of government in all the contiguous territories of the United States from 1784-1912, offering a comprehensive view of the role and meaning of territorial government.

American Railroad Politics, 1914–1920

American Railroad Politics, 1914–1920

Rates, Wages and Efficiency

This book describes the crucial World War I period, when the federal government assumed control of the railroads, and various interest groups fought for their positions with policy makers.

British Private Medical Practice and the National Health Service

British Private Medical Practice and the National Health Service

Mencher spent a year in Great Britain (1965-1966) interviewing leaders of professional medical associations, executives of the health insurance societies, and general practitioners and specialists engaged in private practice. His study of the private medical service twenty years after the passage of the National Health Service Act reviews the changes, problems, and successes of the National Health Service.

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