Charles Mann, The Wizard and the Prophet

From the best-selling, award-winning author of 1491 and 1493--an incisive portrait of the two little-known twentieth-century scientists, Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, whose diametrically opposed views shaped our ideas about the environment, laying the groundwork for how people in the twenty-first century will choose to live in tomorrow's world.

The Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow's World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307961693
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - January 23rd, 2018

Anita Hannig & George Paul Meiu

Over the past few decades, maternal childbirth injuries have become a potent symbol of Western biomedical intervention in Africa, affecting over one million women across the global south.

Ethno-Erotic Economies: Sexuality, Money, and Belonging in Kenya Cover Image
ISBN: 9780226491172
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Published: University of Chicago Press - October 10th, 2017

Beyond Surgery: Injury, Healing, and Religion at an Ethiopian Hospital Cover Image
ISBN: 9780226457291
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Published: University of Chicago Press - April 24th, 2017

Gabrielle Rossmer Gropman & Sonya Gropman, The German-Jewish Cookbook

This cookbook features recipes for German-Jewish cuisine as it existed in Germany prior to World War II, and as refugees later adapted it in the United States and elsewhere. Because these dishes differ from more familiar Jewish food, they will be a discovery for many people.

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ISBN: 9781611688733
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Published: Brandeis University Press - September 5th, 2017

Cynthia Enloe, The Big Push

For over a century and in scores of countries, patriarchal presumptions and practices have been challenged by women and their male allies. "Sexual harassment" has entered common parlance; police departments are equipped with rape kits; more than half of the national legislators in Bolivia and Rwanda are women; and a woman candidate won the plurality of the popular votes in the 2016 United States presidential election.

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ISBN: 9780520296893
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Published: University of California Press - October 26th, 2017


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