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Fire in the Big House: America’s Deadliest Prison Disaster

Roth, Mitchel P.
(2019)  | 9780821423837 | Ohio University Press | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 15/11/2020
AUD 51.95 (inc. GST), AUD 47.23 (ex. GST),
On April 21, 1930—Easter Monday—some rags caught fire under the OhioPenitentiary’s dry and aging wooden roof, shortly after inmates had returnedto their locked cells after supper. In less than an hour, 320 men who came fromall corners of Prohibition-era America and from as far away as Russia hadsuccumbed...

A Comprehensive Indonesian-English Dictionary.

Stevens, Alan M. Schmidgall-Tellings, A.
(2010)  | 9780821418970 | Ohio University Press | hbk. | 2nd ed,  | book | 1128pp
AUD 128.95 (inc. GST), AUD 117.23 (ex. GST),
This second edition of A Comprehensive Indonesian-English Dictionary brings thehighly successful first edition up to date with hundreds of new entries inbusiness, law, and finance, as well as specialized terminology in the fields oftechnology, engineering, mining, and construction.Based on five years...

Transported to Botany Bay: Class, National Identity, and the Literary Figure of the Australian Convict

Elliott, Dorice Williams.
(2019)  | 9780821423622 | Ohio University Press | hbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 16/11/2020
AUD 137.95 (inc. GST), AUD 125.41 (ex. GST),
Literary representations of British convicts exiled to Australia were the mostlikely way that the typical English reader would learn about the new coloniesthere. In Transported to Botany Bay, Dorice Williams Elliott examines howwriters—from canonical ones such as Dickens and Trollope to others who...

The Extinction of Menai: A Novel

(2018)  | 9780821422984 | Ohio University Press | pbk. | book | 384pp | Availability last checked: 16/11/2020
AUD 44.95 (inc. GST), AUD 40.86 (ex. GST),
In the early 1980s, a pharmaceutical company administers an unethical drug trialto residents of the Niger Delta village of Kreektown. When children die as aresult of the trial, the dominoes of language extinction and cultural collapsebegin to topple. Decades later the end looms for the Menai people.Continents-apart...

Pearls, People, and Power: Pearling and Indian Ocean Worlds

Christensen, Joseph. Machado, Pedro. Mullins, Steve.
(2020)  | 9780821424025 | Ohio University Press | hbk. | book | 428pp | Availability last checked: 16/11/2020
AUD 154.95 (inc. GST), AUD 140.86 (ex. GST),
Pearls, People, and Power is the first book to examine the trade, distribution,production, and consumption of pearls and mother-of-pearl in the global IndianOcean over more than five centuries. While scholars have long recognized theimportance of pearling to the social, cultural, and economic practices...

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The Great Upheaval: Women and Nation in Postwar Nigeria

Byfield, Judith A.
(2021)  | 9780821423974 | Ohio University Press | hbk. | book | 276pp | Availability last checked: 16/11/2020
AUD 137.95 (inc. GST), AUD 125.41 (ex. GST),
Coming in February 2021
In the years following World War II, the women of Abeokuta, Nigeria, staged asuccessful tax revolt that led to the formation first of the Abeokuta Women’sUnion and then of Nigeria’s first national women’s organization, theNigerian Women’s Union, in 1949. These organizations became ground zero...

The Great Upheaval: Women and Nation in Postwar Nigeria

Byfield, Judith A.
(2021)  | 9780821423981 | Ohio University Press | pbk. | book | 276pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2021
AUD 56.95 (inc. GST), AUD 51.77 (ex. GST),
Coming in February 2021
In the years following World War II, the women of Abeokuta, Nigeria, staged asuccessful tax revolt that led to the formation first of the Abeokuta Women’sUnion and then of Nigeria’s first national women’s organization, theNigerian Women’s Union, in 1949. These organizations became ground zero...

The Moxon Tennyson: A Landmark in Victorian Illustration

Cooke, Simon.
(2021)  | 9780821424261 | Ohio University Press | hbk. | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2021
AUD 137.95 (inc. GST), AUD 125.41 (ex. GST),
Cooke’s analysis of this milestone Victorian publication reveals thefluctuating harmony and dissonance between Tennyson’s poems and theirillustrations, the technical challenges and occupations involved in itsmanufacture, its readers’ contemporary reception, and its subsequent influenceas a variously...

Motivation and the Primacy of Perception: Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Knowledge

Antich, Peter.
(2021)  | 9780821424322 | Ohio University Press | hbk. | book | 284pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2021
AUD 162.95 (inc. GST), AUD 148.14 (ex. GST),
Bridging phenomenology, philosophy of mind, and epistemology, Peter Antichasserts that the latter has long been hampered by an inadequate phenomenology ofknowledge. However, a careful description of Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenon ofmotivation can offer compelling new ways to think about knowledge andlongstanding...

On the Plains in ’65: The 6th West Virginia Volunteer Cavalry in the West

Holliday, George H. , Longacre, Glenn V.
(2021)  | 9780821424285 | Ohio University Press | hbk. | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2021
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This annotated edition of George H. Holliday’s military memoir features newresearch that captures the untold story of Appalachian Ohio’s soldiers andtheir experiences during the Civil War era at home and in the American West.

A History of Tourism in Africa: Exoticization, Exploitation, and Enrichment

Cleveland, Todd.
(2021)  | 9780821424339 | Ohio University Press | pbk. | book | 220pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2021
AUD 51.95 (inc. GST), AUD 47.23 (ex. GST),
This book—ideal for African and world history classes, as well as forpotential travelers to the continent—takes readers on a journey through thedynamics of Africa’s tourist history from the nineteenth century to thepresent to illuminate and challenge deeply ingrained (mis)perceptions about thecontinent...

All about Flowers: James Vick's Nineteenth-Century Seed Company

Mickey, Thomas J.
(2021)  | 9780804012294 | Ohio University Press | pbk. | book | 204pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2021
AUD 46.95 (inc. GST), AUD 42.68 (ex. GST),
Avid flower man James Vick ingrained a nationwide conviction that no home wascomplete without flowers and transformed the ordinary, nineteenth-centuryAmerican mail-order seed business with an unprecedented marketing strategy.

The Autobiography of Daniel Parker, Frontier Universalist

Parker, Daniel. , Torbett, David.
(2020)  | 9780821424292 | Ohio University Press | hbk. | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2020
AUD 63.95 (inc. GST), AUD 58.14 (ex. GST),
The memoir of Daniel Parker (1781–1861) is an invaluable primary source forpost-revolutionary and antebellum American history, an itinerant preacher’saccount of the frontier’s diverse and evolving religious landscape, and anengaging human story.

Finding Dr. Livingstone: A History in Documents from the Henry Morton Stanley Archives

Leduc-Grimaldi, Mathilde. Newman, James L.
(2020)  | 9780821423660 | Ohio University Press | hbk. | book | 560pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2020
AUD 145.95 (inc. GST), AUD 132.68 (ex. GST),
Never-before-published documents from Henry Stanley’s historic 1871 expeditionto what is now Tanzania in search of David Livingstone recasts Stanley’ssensationalized narrative with new details about the people involved, theirsystems of knowledge, commerce, and labor, the natural environment, and...

Ubuntu: George M. Houser and the Struggle for Peace and Freedom on Two Continents

Collins, Sheila D.
(2020)  | 9780821424247 | Ohio University Press | hbk. | book | 392pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2020
AUD 85.95 (inc. GST), AUD 78.14 (ex. GST),
George M. Houser’s moral integrity and influential advocacy for nonviolentprotest helped shape the American Civil Rights Movement, anti-colonialindependence victories across Africa, and the overthrow of the South Africanapartheid regime.

 

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