Where Butterflies Go

Meira Sokolow had the misfortune of being born to Jewish parents in Warsaw, Poland, in 1912. Before she took her first breath, her fate had been sealed.Residing in the Jewish...

Segregation by Design Local Politics and Inequality in American Cities

Segregation by Design draws on more than 100 years of quantitative and qualitative data from thousands of American cities to explore how local governments generate race and class...

American JewBu Jews, Buddhists, and Religious Change

Today, many Jewish Americans are embracing a dual religious identity, practicing Buddhism while also staying connected to their Jewish roots. This book tells the story of...

The Forgotten The only truly dead are those who have been forgotten

Loki Redmond is positive her grandfather's 100 acre farm in Mississippi will be the perfect place for Jake Savior to heal after the murder of his wife and his banishment from law...

Aiding and Abetting U.S. Foreign Assistance and State Violence

The United States is the world's leading foreign aid donor. Yet there has been little inquiry into how such assistance affects the politics and societies of recipient nations....

Small Town, Big Oil The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the Richest Man in the World‒and Won

Never underestimate the underdog.In the fall of 1973, the Greek oil shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, husband of President John F. Kennedy's widow, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis,...

Uncivil Agreement How Politics Became Our Identity

Political polarization in America is at an all-time high, and the conflict has moved beyond disagreements about matters of policy. For the first time in more than 20 years,...

Unleashed

What if the worst thing you ever did was unforgivable?Davy's world fell apart after she tested positive for Homicidal Tendency Syndrome. She was expelled from her school, dumped...

Ten Days in a Mad-House

In 1887, Nellie Bly had herself committed to the notorious Blackwell's Island insane asylum in New York City with the goal of discovering what life was like for its patients....

The Invisible

The most dangerous enemy is the one you can't see. . . .After a perilous accident that literally stopped her heart, Anthem Fleet was left with a jagged scar down the front of...

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