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Before and After Jamestown: Virginia's Powhatans and Their Predecessors

In 2007, Jamestown will observe its 400th anniversary. New to paperback, this is the story of America's first permanent English settlement as told through its relationship with Virginia’s native peoples. 7 maps, 63 b&w photos, 30 illustrations.

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Before Daybreak: "After the Race" and the Origins of Joyce's Art

Cóilín Owens shows that "After the Race" is much more than a story about Dublin at the time of the 1903 Gordon Bennett Cup Race: in reality, it is a microcosm of some of the issues most central to Joycean scholarship.

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Before the Pioneers: Indians, Settlers, Slaves, and the Founding of Miami

Frank pieces together the material culture and the historical record of the Miami River to re-create the fascinating past of one of the world’s most influential cities.

 

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Before They Were the Black Sheep: Marine Fighting Squadron VMF-214 and the Battle for the Solomon Islands

Wartime letters of a New Englander's journey from innocence to elite fighter squadron pilot

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"Before This Decade is Out…": Personal Reflections on the Apollo Program

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Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives

The essays in this diverse collection explore numerous regional, national, and transnational expressions of modernity through art, history, architecture, drama, literature, and cultural studies around the globe. Masks--both literal and metaphorical--play a role in each of these artistic ventures, from Brazilian music to Chinese film and Russian poetry to Nigerian masquerade performance.

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Behind the Scenes at Boston Ballet

A photographic portrait of an entire ballet season

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Being a Ballerina: The Power and Perfection of a Dancing Life

Inspiring, revealing, and deeply relatable, Being a Ballerina is a firsthand look at the realities of life as a professional ballet dancer, showing what it takes to live a life dedicated to the perfection of the art form.

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Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

In Beneath the Ivory Tower, contributors offer a series of case studies to reveal the ways archaeology can offer a more objective view of changes and transformations that have taken place on America's college campuses.