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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to A World of Their Own Making: Myth, Ritual, and the Quest for Family Values.    

The Development of European Society, 1770-1870

John R. Gillis - Social Science - 1977 - 300 pages
Originally published by Houghton Mifflin in 1977, this provocative study is based on the idea that current Third World problems of modernization may be able to shed light on ...
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The Human Shore: Seacoasts in History

John R. Gillis - History - 2012 - 272 pages
Since before recorded history, people have congregated near water. But as growing populations around the globe continue to flow toward the coasts on an unprecedented scale and ...
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Commemorations: The Politics of National Identity

John R. Gillis - History - 1996 - 290 pages
Memory is as central to modern politics as politics is central to modern memory. We are so accustomed to living in a forest of monuments, to having the past represented to us ...
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Becoming Historians

James M. Banner, Jr., John R. Gillis - History - 2009 - 290 pages
In this unique collection, the memoirs of eleven historians provide a fascinating portrait of a formative generation of scholars. Born around the time of World War II, these ...
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In a world of their own: experiencing unconsciousness

Madelaine Lawrence - Medical - 1997 - 186 pages
A medical professional is the first to describe what it is like to be unconscious from the patient's perspective.
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