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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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A True Story
Temple Grandin

Now with a new introduction Temple Grandin's groundbreaking book chronicles the remarkable and inspiring true story of how she overcame the ...

The Manufactured Crisis
Myths, Fraud, and the Attack on America's Public Schools
David C. Berliner

"The Manufactured Crisis" debunks the myths that test scores in America's schools are falling, that illiteracy is rising, and that better ...

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An Interdisciplinary Perspective
Edited by Pauline Wiessner, Wulf Schiefenhovel

The use of food to negotiate status is found in all human societies. Here, for the first time, a single book brings together contributions ...

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Michelle Hegmon

Native peoples of the American Southwest have decorated their pottery with beautiful painted designs for more than a thousand years. ...

Cover of Anglo-American Feminist Challenges to the Rhetorical Traditions
Virginia Woolf, Mary Daly, Adrienne Rich
Krista Ratcliffe

One of the few authors to define and focus on feminist theories of rhetoric, Krista Ratcliffe takes Bathsheba s dilemma as her controlling ...


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