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A History of Violence


Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking (Princeton Studies in Culture/Power/History)


Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking (Princeton Studies in Culture/Power/History)


$21.68


Local Histories/Global Designs is an extended argument about the “coloniality” of power by one of the most innovative Latin American and Latino scholars. In a shrinking world where sharp dichotomies, such as East/West and developing/developed, blur and shift, Walter Mignolo points to the inadequacy of current practices in the social sciences and area studies. He explores the crucial notion of “col…

Recruiting and Managing Volunteers in Museums: A Handbook for Volunteer Management (American Association for State and Local History)


Recruiting and Managing Volunteers in Museums: A Handbook for Volunteer Management (American Association for State and Local History)


$30.67


We are in the middle of a museum paradigm shift and a new type of museum volunteer is emerging from the community. Non-profit volunteers are looking for unique and satisfying ways to engage in their communities and museums are primed to offer just the experiences these volunteers are looking for. Here’s a practical exploration of the differences between the “then” and “now” volunteers an…

Writing Local History Today: A Guide to Researching, Publishing, and Marketing Your Book (American Association for State and Local History)


Writing Local History Today: A Guide to Researching, Publishing, and Marketing Your Book (American Association for State and Local History)


$24.77


Writing Local History Today guides local historians through the process of researching, writing, and publishing their work. Mason & Calder present step-by-step advice to guide aspiring authors to a successful publication and focus not only on how to write well but also how to market and sell their work. Highlights include:Discussion of how to identify an audience for your writing projectTips for e…