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Governmentality and the Mastery of Territory in Nineteenth-Century America

Matthew G. Hannah - History - 2000 - 245 pages
Hannah demonstrates that the modernization of late nineteenth-century America was a spatial and geographical project.
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Down and Out, on the Road: The Homeless in American History

Kenneth L. Kusmer - History - 2003 - 332 pages
Looks at the history of homelessness in America, from colonial times to the present day.
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Walter A. FRIEDMAN - Business & Economics - 2005 - 356 pages
Chronicles the transformation of the American salesman from an itinerant population of peddlers and canvassers in the mid-nineteenth century to professional salespeople and ...
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Shrinking Violets and Caspar Milquetoasts: Shyness, Power, and Intimacy in ...

Patricia A. McDaniel - Psychology - 2003 - 215 pages
Since World War II Americans’ attitudes towards shyness have changed. The women’s movement and the sexual revolution raised questions about communication, self-expression ...
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100 percent American boys: Disziplinierungsdiskurse und Ideologie im ...

Olaf Stieglitz - History - 1999 - 251 pages
Das Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) galt und gilt als eine der erfolgreichsten Organisationen des amerikanischen New Deal der 1930er Jahre. Als ein "Arbeitsdienst" fuer junge ...
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A Historical Guide to Mark Twain

Shelley Fisher Fishkin - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 318 pages
Mark Twain (born Samuel Clemens), a former printer's apprentice, journalist, steamboat pilot, and miner, remains to this day one of the most enduring and beloved of America's ...
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Creating the Modern Man: American Magazines and Consumer Culture, 1900-1950

Tom Pendergast - Business & Economics - 2000 - 289 pages
In the late nineteenth century, general-interest magazines began to reach an unprecedented number of readers and conveyed to those readers diverse messages about the meaning of ...
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