In White World Order, Black Power Politics, Robert Vitalis recovers the arguments, texts, and institution building of... Læs mere
"This book explores the changing fate of the socialist past, through physical objects and cultural reminders, over more than two decades of postsocialist transformation in Hungary"--
An important contribution to the development of the scientism-versus-humanism debate over the comparative merits of classical and modern culture, this book lays out Vico's powerful arguments against the compartmentalization of knowledge.
This ethnography of a gang war in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Oakwood, just blocks from the famed Venice Beach boardwalk, provides a rare eyewitness account of the urban violence pervasive in the recent history of the United States. With seventeen...
An intellectual portrait of the Neapolitan philosopher as a figure deeply engaged in the political life of his city.
March 25, 2011, marks the centennial of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, in which 146 garment workers lost their lives. This centennial edition includes a new foreword, and a list of all the victims' names and addresses at the time of their deaths.
Stevenson offers a concise and fascinating portrait of the intellectual lives of ordinary Americans from the Civil War through Reconstruction.
This book argues that the Japanese social protection system should be understood as a system of "welfare through work," where employment protection has functionally substituted for income maintenance.
Beginning with the history of the Marais and his personal connection to the district, David Caron proposes a rethinking of community and looks at how Jews, Chinese immigrants, and gays have made the Marais theirs.
Haydu compares the very different employer attitudes and experiences that guided labor-capital relations in two American cities: Cincinnati and San Francisco.
"This subtle and meticulously discriminating study of the Victorians' Milton takes the critical debate on influence a stage further by exploring the paradox of Milton's powerful influence and invisible presence in Victorian culture."-Isobel Armstrong
Bittner explores how the neighborhood changed during the period of ideological relaxation under Khrushchev that came to be known as the thaw.