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A Shepherd's Life: impressions of the South Wiltshire downs (Aziloth Books)
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|February 1, 2016

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Born in Argentina in 1841, William Henry Hudson grew up in that boisterous, lawless land of wild animals and even wilder desperados. He wrote about both, from recondite papers in 'Proc'eedings of the Zoological Society of London' to best selling…
Akenfield: Portrait Of An English Village
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|September 22, 2015

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Woven from the words of the inhabitants of a small Suffolk village in the 1960s, Akenfield is a masterpiece of twentieth-century English literature, a scrupulously observed and deeply affecting portrait of a place and people and a now vanished way of life.…
Zoo Nebraska: The Dismantling Of An American Dream
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A resonant true story of small-town politics and community perseverance and of decent people and questionable choices, Zoo Nebraska is a timely requiem for a rural America in the throes of extinction. Royal, Nebraska, population eighty-one—where the church,…
The Forgotten: How The People Of One Pennsylvania County Elected Donald Trump And Changed America
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The people of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania voted Democratic for decades, until Donald Trump flipped it in 2016. What happened? Named one of the "juiciest political books to come in 2018" by Entertainment Weekly . In The Forgotten, Ben Bradlee Jr. reports on how…
Heritage And Identity In Contemporary Thailand: Memory, Place And Power
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Using Thailand as a case study, Ross King examines the role of place in the formation of identity through memory. Employing the idea of French historian Pierre Nora that because we no longer live in  environments of memory—places where the past is…
Janesville: An American Story
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|April 18, 2017

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A Washington Post reporter’s intimate account of the fallout from the closing of a General Motors’ assembly plant in Janesville, Wisconsin—Paul Ryan’s hometown—and a larger story of the hollowing of the American middle class. This is…
Scattered Sand: The Story Of China's Rural Migrants
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Each year, 200 million workers from China’s vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labour accounts for half of China’s GDP, but is an…
African Pearls And Poisons: Idi Amin's Uganda; Kenya; Zaire's Pygmies
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"If you desire an exhilarating read of a family's life during Idi Amin's savage reign, then this book's for you." Doug Abraham, Writer & Columnist. "The Jacques Family's unique Safaris passed through some of the most beautiful - often life threatening -…
Gender, Work And Property: An Ethnographic Study Of Value In A Spanish Village
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Why do young men born in many small villages in Spain tend, at the end of the twentieth century, to stay there to live, often remaining unmarried, while young women from the same villages tend to leave? In Gender, Work, and Property , Nancy Konvalinka explores…
Success on the Edge: portrait of a small town
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"Success on the Edge: a portrait of a small town" is a thoughtful book that serves two purposes: one, it is a history of north-western P E I and its peoples: the Irish and the Acadiens; and 2) it is an historical and sociological perspective on the survival of…
Food And Agrarian Orders In The World-economy
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. . . emergence of a world-economy depends on the reorganization of agriculture and food systems . . .
Regions Rurales et Petites Villes du Canada
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|January 1, 1992

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La publication Regions rurales et petites villes du Canada traite de la realite sociale et economique des regions rurales et des petites villes du Canada d'aujourd'hui. On y met l'accent sur les marches du travail, le bien-etres des personnes, la diversite…
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