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Acres of Diamonds

Acres of Diamonds
Conwell, Russell H., Russell F. Weigley, and David Adamany

A new edition of the classic inspirational speech

96 pp • Spring 2002
cloth 1-56639-962-9
EAN 978-1-56639-962-3

Black Theatre

Black Theatre
Ritual Performance in the African Diaspora

Harrison, Paul Carter, Victor Leo Walker II, and Gus Edwards

An insider's view of Black theatres of the world and how they reflect their culture, concerns, and history

432 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2002
paper 1-56639-944-0
EAN 978-1-56639-944-9
cloth 1-56639-943-2
EAN 978-1-56639-943-2

Contemporary Asian American Communities

Contemporary Asian American Communities
Intersections and Divergences

Vő, Linda Trinh, and Rick Bonus

Surveying the new contours of Asian America

264 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2002
paper 1-56639-938-6
EAN 978-1-56639-938-8
cloth 1-56639-937-8
EAN 978-1-56639-937-1

The Difference that Disability Makes

The Difference that Disability Makes
Michalko, Rod

Excluding disabled people is a political act; so is choosing disability

208 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2002
paper 1-56639-934-3
EAN 978-1-56639-934-0
cloth 1-56639-933-5
EAN 978-1-56639-933-3

Empire City

Empire City
The Making and Meaning of the New York City Landscape

Scobey, David M.

How did New York City come to represent the best and worst of urban life?

352 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2002
cloth 1-56639-950-5
EAN 978-1-56639-950-0


A Political Autobiography

Lerner, Gerda

A beautifully written, dramatic memoir from one of women's history's founders

408 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2002
cloth 1-56639-889-4
EAN 978-1-56639-889-3

Growing Up with Television

Growing Up with Television
Everyday Learning Among Young Adolescents

Fisherkeller, JoEllen

A powerful interdisciplinary book on how young adults watch—and learn from—television

224 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2002
paper 1-56639-953-X
EAN 978-1-56639-953-1
cloth 1-56639-952-1
EAN 978-1-56639-952-4

Larry Kane's Philadelphia

Larry Kane's Philadelphia
Kane, Larry, and Dan Rather

A first-hand look at Philadelphia's important events and people

New in Paperback!
280 pp • 6x9 • Fall 2000
paper 1-56639-961-0
EAN 978-1-56639-961-6

Marx on Religion

Marx on Religion
Raines, John

A primer of the often overlooked yet significant writings of Marx on religion

256 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2002
paper 1-56639-940-8
EAN 978-1-56639-940-1
cloth 1-56639-939-4
EAN 978-1-56639-939-5

New Jack Jocks

New Jack Jocks
Rebels, Race, and the American Athlete

Platt, Larry

The hero and anti-hero in contemporary sport, from a bestselling journalist

208 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2002
cloth 1-56639-954-8
EAN 978-1-56639-954-8

The Package Deal

The Package Deal
Marriage, Work, and Fatherhood in Men's Lives

Townsend, Nicholas W.

A book about understanding men's lives in the modern world

264 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2002
paper 1-56639-958-0
EAN 978-1-56639-958-6
cloth 1-56639-957-2
EAN 978-1-56639-957-9

The Philadelphia Area Weather Book

The Philadelphia Area Weather Book
Nese, Jon, Glenn Schwartz, and Edward G. Rendell (foreword)

A book for every season

264 pp • 8.5 x 11 • Spring 2002
cloth 1-56639-956-4
EAN 978-1-56639-956-2

Re/collecting Early Asian America

Re/collecting Early Asian America
Essays in Cultural History

Lee, Josephine, Imogene Lim, and Yuko Matsukawa

An interdisciplinary reexamination of a fragmented history

384 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2002
paper 1-56639-964-5
EAN 978-1-56639-964-7
cloth 1-56639-963-7
EAN 978-1-56639-963-0

Specular City

Specular City
The Transformation of Culture, Consumption, and Space after Perón

Podalsky, Laura

A rich history of Buenos Aires during the inter-Perónist years, and a history-in-miniature of the modernization of Latin America

304 pp • 7x10 • Spring 2002
paper 1-56639-948-3
EAN 978-1-56639-948-7
cloth 1-56639-947-5
EAN 978-1-56639-947-0

Teenagers and Teenpics

Teenagers and Teenpics
The Juvenilization of American Movies in the 1950s

Doherty, Thomas

The classic book on teenagers and their films, thoroughly revised and expanded

288 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2002
paper 1-56639-946-7
EAN 978-1-56639-946-3
cloth 1-56639-945-9
EAN 978-1-56639-945-6

The U.S. Army War College 

The U.S. Army War College
Military Education in a Democracy

Stiehm, Judith Hicks

A look inside the U.S. Army War College

272 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2002
paper 1-56639-960-2
EAN 978-1-56639-960-9
cloth 1-56639-959-9
EAN 978-1-56639-959-3

The Unwanted

The Unwanted
European Refugees from the First World War Through the Cold War

Marrus, Michael R., and Aristide R. Zolberg

The classic, comprehensive history of European refugees in the twentieth century

432 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2002
paper 1-56639-955-6
EAN 978-1-56639-955-5


Movement or Moment?

Maurer, Donna

The strategies and beliefs of vegetarian groups

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2002
paper 1-56639-936-X
EAN 978-1-56639-936-4
cloth 1-56639-935-1
EAN 978-1-56639-935-7

White Boy

White Boy
A Memoir

Naison, Mark D.

A life on the front-lines of academic and social change

240 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2002
paper 1-56639-942-4
EAN 978-1-56639-942-5
cloth 1-56639-941-6
EAN 978-1-56639-941-8

Winningest Pitchers

Winningest Pitchers
Baseball's 300-Game Winners

Westcott, Rich

A detailed look at the few immortal 300 game winning pitchers

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2002
paper 1-56639-949-1
EAN 978-1-56639-949-4


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