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Istwa across the Water: Haitian History, Memory, and the Cultural Imagination

Gathering oral stories and visual art from Haiti and two of its "motherlands" in Africa, Istwa across the Water recovers the submerged histories of the island through methods drawn from its deep spiritual and cultural traditions.

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The Liberal Consensus Reconsidered: American Politics and Society in the Postwar Era

Here, leading scholars--including Hodgson himself--confront the longstanding theory that a liberal consensus shaped the United States after World War II. The essays draw on fresh research to examine how the consensus related to key policy areas, how it was viewed by different factions and groups, what its limitations were, and why it fell apart in the late 1960s.

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Bones of Complexity: Bioarchaeological Case Studies of Social Organization and Skeletal Biology

Drawing upon wide-ranging studies of prehistoric human remains from Europe, northern Africa, Asia, and the Americas, this groundbreaking volume unites physical anthropologists, archaeologists, and economists to explore how social structure can be reflected in the human skeleton.

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Home Front: North Carolina during World War II

Home Front traces the evolution of the people, customs, traditions, and attitudes, arguing that World War II was the most significant event in the history of modern North Carolina.

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Ornamental Palm Horticulture, second edition

With a wealth of colorful photos, this updated edition of the essential reference for growing palms contains new information on seed germination, fertilization, pests, and diseases. Nowhere else has such comprehensive information on palm horticulture been brought together in one book.

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The Paradox of Paternalism: Women and the Politics of Authoritarianism in the Dominican Republic

In this volume, Elizabeth Manley explains how women activists from across the political spectrum engaged with the state by working within both authoritarian regimes and inter-American networks, founding modern Dominican feminism, and contributing to the rise of twentieth-century women’s liberation movements in the Global South.

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Flora of Florida, Volume IV: Dicotyledons, Combretaceae through Amaranthaceae

This fourth volume of the Flora of Florida collection continues the definitive and comprehensive identification manual to the Sunshine State's 4,000 kinds of native and nonnative ferns and fern allies, nonflowering seed plants, and flowering seed plants. Volume IV contains the taxonomic treatments of 31 families of Florida's dicotyledons.

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The Generalship of Muhammad: Battles and Campaigns of the Prophet of Allah

In The Generalship of Muhammad, Russ Rodgers charts a new path by merging original sources with the latest in military theory to examine Muhammad's military strengths and weaknesses.

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Freedom and Resistance: A Social History of Black Loyalists in the Bahamas

After the American Revolution, enslaved and free blacks who had been loyal to the British cause arrived in the Bahamas, drawn by British promises of liberty and land. Freedom and Resistance shows how Black Loyalists struggled to find freedom, clashing with white loyalists who tried either to bind them to illegal indentured contracts or to enslave them.

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Journeys Through Paradise: Pioneering Naturalists in the Southeast

Following the original steps of pioneering naturalists, Gail Fishman profiles thirteen men who explored North America’s southeastern wilderness between 1715 and the 1940s, including John James Audubon, Mark Catesby, John and William Bartram, John Muir,