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    • Berger, Iris; Hepner, Tricia; Lawrence, Benjamin; Tague, Joanna; Terretta, Meredith (2015-05-15)
      This book examines the emerging trend of requests for expert opinions in asylum hearings or refugee status determinations. It is the first to explore the role of court-based expertise in relation to African asylum cases ...
    • Beier, A.L.; Ocobock, Paul (2008-11-29)
      Throughout history, those arrested for vagrancy have generally been poor men and women, often young, able-bodied, unemployed, and homeless. Most histories of vagrancy have focused on the European and American experiences. This ...
    • Bivona, Daniel; Tromp, Marlene (2016-03-03)
      Since the 1980s, scholars have made the case for examining 19th-century culture, particularly literary output, through the lens of economics. Bivona and Tromp have collected contributions that push New Economic Criticism ...
    • Jones, Anna; Mitchell, Rebecca (2015-12-15)
      Late 19th-century Britain experienced an explosion of visual print culture and a simultaneous rise in literacy across social classes. New printing technologies facilitated quick and cheap dissemination of images—illustrated ...
    • Finkelman, Paul; Kennon, Donald (2019-02-25)
      This collection explores the closing months and weeks of the Civil War and its implications for Congress in the postwar nation. Topics include ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment; Sherman's March and the laws of war; ...
    • Schmidt, Elizabeth (2018-10-22)
      Poverty, corruption, and conflictsa ffect many parts of Africa, but the source of these problems is widely misunderstood. Many challenges today are rooted in colonial political and economic practices, Cold War alliances, ...
    • Reilly, Benjamin (2015-10-29)
      This book illuminates a previously unstudied phenomenon: the large-scale employment of people of African ancestry as slaves in agricultural oases within the Arabian Peninsula. The key to understanding this unusual system ...