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American Studies

Three Frames of Modern Politics : Self, Others, and Institutions

This book examines the centrality of personality in political discourse since the Enlightenment. It considers the theory known as the “politics of authenticity,” its counter-discourses, and the ways in which it has degraded or enriched our collective political life. Using three models of politics to understand our current politi...

Don’t Never Tell Nobody Nothin’ No How: The Real Story of West Coast Rum Running

At the stroke of one minute past midnight, January 17, 1920, the National Prohibition Act was officially declared in effect in the United States. From 1920 to 1933 the manufacture, sale, importation and transportation of alcohol and, of course, the imbibing of such products, was illegal. Prohibition was already a bust in Canada ...

El terrorismo de Estado en Colombia (1st Edition)

“Se dice que Colombia constituye una excepción notable en América Latina: solo ha vivido cinco golpes de Estado desde su independencia de la Corona española. En 1958 se depuso al general Gustavo Rojas Pinilla, y desde entonces el gobierno ha estado siempre en manos de civiles. Rige cierto modelo democrático. Sin embargo, tan sol...

The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke

A sweeping account of America's oldest unsolved mystery, the people racing to unearth its answer, and the sobering truths--about race, gender, and immigration--exposed by the Lost Colony of Roanoke

美国的故事(七册套装)

  • 毕蓝 |
  • 2018 |
  • epub |
  • 5.85MB |
  • 906pages

The Boys of Fairy Town: Sodomites, Female Impersonators, Third-Sexers, Pansies, Queers, and Sex Morons in Chicago’s First Century (Hardcover)

A history of gay Chicago told through the stories of queer men who left a record of their sexual activities in the Second City, this book paints a vivid picture of the neighborhoods where they congregated while revealing their complex lives. Some, such as reporter John Wing, were public figures. Others, like Henry Gerber, who cr...

The Boys of Fairy Town: Sodomites, Female Impersonators, Third-Sexers, Pansies, Queers, and Sex Morons in Chicago’s First Century (Hardcover)

A history of gay Chicago told through the stories of queer men who left a record of their sexual activities in the Second City, this book paints a vivid picture of the neighborhoods where they congregated while revealing their complex lives. Some, such as reporter John Wing, were public figures. Others, like Henry Gerber, who cr...

In Defense of Andrew Jackson

"He was a man of the frontier, self-made but appreciative of those who gave him their loyalty and support. He was, pure and simple, and American..."He was controversial in his time—and even more controversial in our own. Indian fighter, ardent patriot, hero of the War of 1812, the very embodiment of America’s democratic and fron...

Bulls Markets: Chicago’s Basketball Business and the New Inequality

The 1990s were a glorious time for the Chicago Bulls, an age of historic championships and all-time basketball greats like Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan. It seemed only fitting that city, county, and state officials would assist the team owners in constructing a sparkling new venue to house this incredible team that was iden...