A wandering Floridian who made his way home in the early 1970s, John Rothchild writes about the state with the savvy of a native and the perspective of an outsider. His personal and historical travelogue reads alternately like a litany of 20th-century ills and a Monty Python rendering of the Great American Dream. In Florida, both versions are true.
In Up to Maughty London, Eleni Loukopoulou offers the first sustained account of Joyce's engagement with the imperial metropolis. She considers both London's status as a matrix for political and cultural formations and how the city is imaginatively represented in Joyce's work.
The Urarina are an indigenous group found in the Peruvian lowlands. Seemingly isolated, they actually have a long history of engaging in networks of trade with outside groups, argues Bartholomew Dean in this first ever ethnography of the group.
This is a textbook to be used for the second part of the US History survey course (US after 1877). Contents: 1) Progressive Era (Part I). 2) The Progressive Era (Part II). 3) The Great War (Part I). 4) Great War (Part II).
This booklet provides an introduction to U.S. monetary policy as it is currently conducted by answering a series of questions: 1) How is the Federal Reserve structured? 2) What are the goals of U.S. monetary policy? 3) What are the tools of U.S. monetary policy? 4) How does monetary policy affect the U.S. economy? 5) How does the Fed decide the appropriate setting for the policy instrument? Also contains comprehensive bibliography and glossary.
Following the end of the Spanish-Cuban-American war in 1898, the U.S. Protestant Church embarked on a religious mission in Cuba that evolved into a zealous secular crusade to reconstruct Cuban society. The church's collision course with Cuba's