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Americans Against the City: Anti-Urbanism in the Twentieth Century

ISBN : 9780199973668

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¥5,995
Author: 
Steven Conn
Pages
392 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 236 mm
Pub date
Oct 2014
It is a paradox of American life that we are a highly urbanized nation filled with people deeply ambivalent about urban life. In this provocative and sweeping book, historian Steven Conn explores the ... Read more

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Americans and Their Weather: Updated Edition

ISBN : 9780190212810

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¥4,455
Author: 
William B. Meyer
Pages
312 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
157 x 233 mm
Pub date
Dec 2014
This revealing book synthesizes research from many fields to offer the first complete history of the roles played by weather and climate in American life from colonial times to the present. Author Wil ... Read more

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Amnesiopolis: Modernity, Space, and Memory in East Germany

ISBN : 9780198732266

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¥10,043
Author: 
Eli Rubin
Pages
208 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Feb 2016
Amnesiopolis explores the construction of Marzahn, the largest prefabricated housing project in East Germany, built on the outskirts of East Berlin in the 1970s and 1980s, and touted by the regime as ... Read more

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An Essay on the Principle of Population

ISBN : 9780199540457

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¥1,639
Author: 
Thomas Malthus; Geoffrey Gilbert
Pages
208 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
128 x 195 mm
Pub date
Jun 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Malthus's Essay looks at the perennial tendency of humans to outstrip their resources: reproduction always exceeds food production. Today Malthus remains a byword for concern about man's demographic a ... Read more

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An Impossible Dream?: Racial Integration in the United States

ISBN : 9780190639976

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¥10,626
Author: 
Sharon A. Stanley
Pages
224 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
May 2017
Contemporary scholarly and popular debate over the legacy of racial integration in the United States rests between two positions that are typically seen as irreconcilable. On one side are those who ar ... Read more

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An Introduction to Multilingualism: Language in a Changing World

ISBN : 9780198791119

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¥3,652
Author: 
Florian Coulmas
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Dec 2017
Series
Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics
This book offers an introduction to the many facets of multilingualism in a changing world. It begins with an overview of the multiplicity of human languages and their geographic distribution, before ... Read more

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An Introduction to Multilingualism: Language in a Changing World

ISBN : 9780198791102

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¥10,956
Author: 
Florian Coulmas
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Dec 2017
Series
Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics
This book offers an introduction to the many facets of multilingualism in a changing world. It begins with an overview of the multiplicity of human languages and their geographic distribution, before ... Read more

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Ancestral Landscapes in Human Evolution: Culture, Childrearing and Social Wellbeing

ISBN : 9780199964253

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¥12,012
Author: 
Darcia Narvaez; Kristin Valentino; Agustin Fuentes; James J. McKenna; Peter Gray; Kristin Valentino
Pages
364 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 241 mm
Pub date
Apr 2014
The social contexts in which children develop have transformed over recent decades, but also over millennia. Modern parenting practices have diverged greatly from ancestral practices, which included n ... Read more

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And Death Walks with Them: Above Eight Thousand Metres with Pakistani Porters from Shimshal

ISBN : 9780199407385

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¥3,289
Author: 
Christiane Fladt
Pages
220 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
May 2018
This book throws light on the uncelebrated lives of some of Pakistan's High-altitude Porters (HAPs), who help mountaineers climb the Pakistan-based high mountain peaks. The book primarily discusses th ... Read more

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Animal Studies: An Introduction

ISBN : 9780199827039

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¥4,609
Author: 
Paul Waldau
Pages
384 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
177 x 254 mm
Pub date
Mar 2013
Human culture values some nonhumans but not others, while human culture as a whole is engaged with an incredibly diverse range of living beings. Animal studies is a growing interdisciplinary field th ... Read more

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