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Segregation: A Global History of Divided Cities (Historical Studies of Urba…


When we think of segregation, what often comes to mind is apartheid South Africa, or the American South in the age of Jim Crow—two societies fundamentally premised on the concept of the separation of the races. But as Carl H. Nightingale shows us in this magisterial history, segregation is everywhere, deforming cities and societies worldwide.

Starting with segregation’s ancient roots, and what the archaeological evidence reveals about humanity’s long-standing use of urban divisions to…


Segregation

Pub Date : 2012-05-29 | Author : Carl H. Nightingale | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226580746
ISBN 13 : 0226580741

When we think of segregation, what often comes to mind is apartheid South Africa, or the American South in the age of Jim Crow—two societies fundamentally premised on the concept..


Learning From Megadisasters

Pub Date : 2014-06-26 | Author : Federica Ranghieri | Publisher : World Bank Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781464801549
ISBN 13 : 1464801541

While not all natural disasters can be avoided, their impact on a population can be mitigated through effective planning and preparedness. These are the lessons to be learned from ..


Religion Migration Settlement

Pub Date : 2013-04-04 | Author : Tuomas Martikainen | Publisher : BRILL

ISBN 10 : 9789004250581
ISBN 13 : 9004250581

In Religion, Migration, Settlement, Tuomas Martikainen provides an account of the impact of immigration on the field of religion in Finland since the 1990s...


Byzantine Women

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Lynda Garland | Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN 10 : 075465737X
ISBN 13 : 9780754657378

This volume brings together a group of international scholars in new explorations of the world of Byzantine women in the period 800-1200. The specific aim of this collection is to ..


Reading Ethnography

Pub Date : 1991 | Author : David Jacobson | Publisher : SUNY Press

ISBN 10 : 079140546X
ISBN 13 : 9780791405468

This book presents a model for analyzing and evaluating ethnographic arguments. It examines the relationship between the claims anthropologists make about human behavior and the da..


Drawing The Global Colour Line

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Marilyn Lake | Publisher : Melbourne Univ. Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9780522854787
ISBN 13 : 0522854788

At last a history of Australia in its dynamic global context. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in response to the mobilisation and mobility of colonial and col..


On The Edge

Pub Date : 1993 | Author : Carl Husemoller Nightingale | Publisher : Basic Books

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015026818578
ISBN 13 :

Argues that the presence of American mainstream values--conspicuous consumerism, mass-media violence, and racial caricatures--contribute to the problems faced by children in Philad..


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