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Staged Action: Six Plays from the American Workers Theatre

Cornell University Press, 2009

by Lee Papa

With this anthology of six plays, Lee Papa reintroduces readers and performers to a largely forgotten American theatrical genre from…

The Alexandrian Riots of 38 CE and the Persecution of the Jews: A Historical Reconstruction

Brill Academic Publisher, 2009

by Sandra Gambetti

Scholars have read the Alexandrian riots of 38 CE according to intertwined dichotomies. The Alexandrian Jews fought to keep their…

The Economics of Counterfeit Trade Governments, Consumers, Pirates and Intellectual Property Rights

Springer, 2009

by Alan Zimmerman by Peggy Chaudhry

Walk down any main street in Shanghai, Paris or New York and you will see evidence of the counterfeit goods…

The Songs of Blind Folk: African American Musicians and the Cultures of Blindness

The University of Michigan Press, 2009

by Terry Rowden

The Songs of Blind Folk explores the ways that the lives and careers of blind and visually impaired African American…

TV China

Indiana University Press, 2009

by Ying Zhu

If radio and film were the emblematic media of the Maoist era, television has rapidly established itself as the medium…

TV Drama in China

Hong Kong University Press, 2009

by Ying Zhu

This collection of essays brings together the first comprehensive study of TV drama in China. Examining in depth the production,…

A Short History of the American Stomach

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , 2008

by Frederick Kaufman

The extremes of American eating—our urge to stuff and to starve ourselves—are easy to blame on the excesses of modern…

Boundary Conflict in Africa: The Case of Former British Colonial Bamenda, Present-Day North-West Province of Cameroon, 1916-1996

Edwin Mellen Press, 2008

by Emmanuel Mbah

Once the colonial powers left, so goes simple-minded reasoning, those there in the first place could determine who owned what…