Toronto: Transformations in a City and Its Region

Edward Relph

Toronto: Transformations in a City and Its Region traces the city’s development from a British colonial outpost established in 1793 to the multicultural, polycentric metropolitan region of today.

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491 Days

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

491 Days: Prisoner Number 1323/69 shares with the world Winnie Mandela’s moving and compelling journal along with some of the letters written between several affected parties at the time, including Winnie and Nelson Mandela, himself then a prisoner on Robben Island for nearly seven years.

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Sex, Power, and Slavery

Gwyn Campbell and Elizabeth Elbourne (editors)

Twenty-six authors from diverse scholarly backgrounds look at the vexed, traumatic intersections of the histories of slavery and of sexuality. They argue that such intersections mattered profoundly and, indeed, that slavery cannot be understood without adequate attention to sexuality.

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Alcohol: A History

Rod Phillips

Phillips follows the ever-changing cultural meanings of these potent potables and makes the surprising argument that some societies have entered “post-alcohol” phases. His is the first book to examine and explain the meanings and effects of alcohol in such depth, from global and long-term perspectives.

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Twelve-Cent Archie

Bart Beaty

Beaty reveals that the Archie comics themselves were far more eclectic, creative, and self-aware than most critics recognize. Equally comfortable considering everything from the representation of racial diversity to the semiotics of Veronica’s haircut, Twelve-Cent Archie gives a fresh appreciation for America’s most endearing group of teenagers.

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A Vulgar Art

Ian Brodie

In A Vulgar Art Ian Brodie uses a folkloristic approach to stand-up comedy, leveraging the discipline’s central method of studying interpersonal, artistic communication and performance.

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Liberty Fund Books Spring-Summer 2014 Catalogue

*New* Dance and Theatre Studies
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