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Becoming a Mother
An Australian History
Carla Pascoe Leahy
This book charts the history of first-time Australian motherhood across the last 75 years, drawing upon oral history interviews with a diverse group of mothers. Through thematic chapters covering pregnancy, birth, childrearing, relationships, work and identity...
History of California
Helen Elliott Bandini
DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "History of California" by Helen Elliott Bandini. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new...
A Cultural History of Disability in the Modern Age
David T. Mitchell , Sharon L. Snyder
If eugenics -- the science of eliminating kinds of undesirable human beings from the species record -- came to overdetermine the late 19th century in relation to disability, the 20th century may be best characterized as managing the repercussions for variable ...
The Dawn of Everything
A New History of Humanity
David Graeber , David Wengrow
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER AND BBC HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR FINALIST FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING 2022 'Pacey and potentially revolutionary' Sunday Times 'Iconoclastic and irreverent ... an exhilarating read' The Gua...
What Is History, Now?
Suzannah Lipscomb , Helen Carr
This groundbreaking new collection addresses the burning issue of how we interpret history today. What stories are told, and by whom, who should be celebrated, and what rewritten, are questions that have been asked recently not just within the history world, b...
The History of Emotions
A Student Guide to Methods and Sources
This student guide introduces the key concepts, theories and approaches to the history of emotions while teaching readers how to apply these ideas to historical source material. Covering the main emotions approaches and providing a range of global case studies...
A Black Women's History of the United States
Daina Ramey Berry , Kali Nicole Gross
2021 NAACP Image Award Nominee: Outstanding Literary Work – Non-Fiction Honorable Mention for the 2021 Organization of American Historians Darlene Clark Hine Award A vibrant and empowering history that emphasizes the perspectives and stories of African Ameri...
What is a person? Why do we count certain beings as persons and others not? How is the concept of a person distinct from the concept of a human being, or from the concept of the self? When and why did the concept of a person come into existence? What is the re...
A cultural, social, and medical history of migraine. For centuries, people have talked of a powerful bodily disorder called migraine, which currently affects about a billion people around the world. Yet until now, the rich history of this condition has barely ...
A History of the Information Machine
Martin Campbell-Kelly , William Aspray , Jeffrey R Yost , Gerardo Con Díaz , Honghong Tinn
"Computer: A History of the Information Machine traces the history of the computer and its unlimited, information-processing potential. Comprehensive and accessibly written, this fully updated fourth edition adds new chapters on the globalization of informatio...
What is History?
E. H. Carr
'Not only one of our most distinguished historians but also one of the most valuable contributors to historical theory' Spectator In formulating an answer to the question of 'What is History', Carr argues that the 'facts' of history are simply those which hist...
On This Day in History Sh!t Went Down: Number 2
SH!T HAPPENS. AGAIN. That famous photo of the Loch Ness Monster was faked as an act of revenge against The Daily Mail. Before "Scotty" saved the starship Enterprise a bunch of times, future actor James Doohan stormed the beaches at Normandy to help save the wo...
A History of Italian Cinema
Peter Bondanella , Federico Pacchioni
A History of Italian Cinema, 2nd edition is the much anticipated update from the author of the bestselling Italian Cinema - which has been published in four landmark editions and will celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2018. Building upon decades of research, P...
John E Simmons
This comprehensive history of museums begins with the origins of collecting in prehistory and traces the evolution of museums from grave goods to treasure troves, from the Alexandrian Temple of the Muses to the Renaissance cabinets of curiosities, and onto the...
A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things
A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet
Raj Patel , Jason W. Moore
Introduction -- Cheap nature -- Cheap money -- Cheap work -- Cheap care -- Cheap food -- Cheap energy -- Cheap lives -- Conclusion...
In everything from philosophical ethics to legal argument to public activism, it has become commonplace to appeal to the idea of human dignity. In such contexts, the concept of dignity typically signifies something like the fundamental moral status belonging t...
The Voice of the Past
Paul Thompson , Joanna Bornat
He discusses the reliability of oral evidence in comparison with other sources and considers the social context of its development. He looks at the relationship between memory, the self and identity. He traces oral history through its own past and weighs up th...
Coercion in Community Mental Health Care
Andrew Molodynski , Jorun Rugkåsa , Tom Burns
The use of coercion is one of the defining issues of mental health care. Since the earliest attempts to contain and treat the mentally ill, power imbalances have been evident and a cause of controversy. There has always been a delicate balance between respecti...
Chinese History, Volume 1
A New Manual, Enlarged Sixth Edition (Fiftieth Anniversary Edition)
The sixth edition of Chinese History: A New Manual, revised and expanded to two volumes, includes the latest developments in digital tools and the ancillary disciplines essential for work on Chinese history. Volume 1 covers topics ranging from Language to Tech...
Baseball’s All-Time Best Sluggers
Adjusted Batting Performance from Strikeouts to Home Runs
Michael J. Schell
Over baseball history, which park has been the best for run scoring? (1) Which player would lose the most home runs after adjustments for ballpark effect? (2) Which player claims four of the top five places for best individual seasons ever played, based on all...
What Is Global History?
The first comprehensive overview of the innovative new discipline of global history Until very recently, historians have looked at the past with the tools of the nineteenth century. But globalization has fundamentally altered our ways of knowing, and it is no ...
The Oral History Reader
Robert Perks , Alistair Thomson
The Oral History Reader, now in its third edition, is a comprehensive, international anthology combining major, ‘classic’ articles with cutting-edge pieces on the theory, method and use of oral history. Twenty-seven new chapters introduce the most signific...
Revolutions in Communication
Media History from Gutenberg to the Digital Age
Revolutions in Communication offers a new approach to media history, presenting an encyclopedic look at the way technological change has linked social and ideological communities. Using key figures in history to benchmark the chronology of technical innovation...
Neighbors and Missionaries
A History of the Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine
Margaret M. McGuinness
The Sisters of Our Lady of Christian Doctrine community was founded in 1910 by marion gurney, who adopted the religious name Mother Marianne of Jesus. A graduate of Wellesley College and a convert to Catholicism, Gurney had served as head resident at St. Rose�...
The History Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies.
To Which is Added, An Historical Survey of the French Colony in the Island of St. Domingo. Abridged From the History Written by Bryan Edwards, Esq.; Illustrated With a Map
Bryan 1743-1800 Edwards , G Fmo Ribrl Manigault , Maury A Fmo Ribrl Bromsen
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you ...
A History of Chess
The Original 1913 Edition
H. J. R. Murray
An epic work that took more than a decade to complete, A History of Chess, originally published in 1913, is a historic undertaking that shattered preconceptions about the game upon publication. Over a century later, Murray’s research and conclusions, in whic...