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Cover of "No Time for Fear" featuring nurses standing at a ship's railing
Voices of American Military Nurses in World War II
Diane Burke Fessler

"No Time for Fear" summons the voices of more than 100 women who served as nurses overseas during World War II, letting them tell their ...

Cover of Who Wrote the Gospels? by Randel McCraw Helms
Randel McCraw Helms

The names we associate with the gospel writers are all second-century guesses. Nearly a century after the four Gospels were finished, Christians ...

Anti-Fertility Plants of the Pacific book cover image
RC Cambie

There is a growing appreciation of traditional medical systems as a source of considerable knowledge of the medicinal properties of plants. ...

Homer Aschmann's Geography
Homer Aschmann
Edited by Martin J Pasqualetti

This volume brings together the collected writings of Homer Aschmann, one of 20th-century America's master geographers. Exploring the ...

Ache Life History
The Ecology and Demography of a Foraging People
Kim Hill

The Ache, whose life history the authors recounts, are a small indigenous population of hunters and gatherers living in the neotropical ...

Cover of Monster Theory
Reading Culture
Edited by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen

Monsters provide a key to understanding the culture that spawned them. So argues the essays in this wide-ranging collection that asks the question ...

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Mexican Cultures of the Southwest United States
Carlos Velez-Ibanez

The U.S.-Mexico border region is home to anthropologist Carlos Vélez-Ibáñez. Into these pages he pours nearly half a century of searching and ...

Shaping Suburbia
How Political Institutions Organize Urban Development Book
Paul G. Lewis

"Shaping Suburbia" examines the politics of suburban growth and argues that the key to understanding suburbia is to understand the local ...


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