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The Jack-Roller: A Delinquent Boy's Own Story

by Clifford R. Shaw

The Jack-Roller tells the story of Stanley, a pseudonym Clifford Shaw gave to his informant and co-author, Michael Peter Majer. Stanley was sixteen years old when Shaw met him in 1923 and had recently been released from the Illinois State Reformatory at Pontiac, after serving a one-year sentence for burglary and jack-rolling (mugging), Vivid, authentic, this is the autobiography of a delinquent—his experiences, influences, attitudes, and values. The Jack-Roller helped to establish the life-history or "own story" as an important instrument of sociological research. The book remains as relevant today to the study and treatment of juvenile delinquency and maladjustment as it was when originally published in 1930.

The Jack-Roller: A Delinquent Boy's Own Story

by Clifford R. Shaw

The Jack-Roller tells the story of Stanley, a pseudonym Clifford Shaw gave to his informant and co-author, Michael Peter Majer. Stanley was sixteen years old when Shaw met him in 1923 and had recently been released from the Illinois State Reformatory at Pontiac, after serving a one-year sentence for burglary and jack-rolling (mugging), Vivid, authentic, this is the autobiography of a delinquent—his experiences, influences, attitudes, and values. The Jack-Roller helped to establish the life-history or "own story" as an important instrument of sociological research. The book remains as relevant today to the study and treatment of juvenile delinquency and maladjustment as it was when originally published in 1930.

The Negroland of the Arabs Examined and Explained (1841): Or an Enquiry into the Early History and Geography of Central Africa

by William Desborough Cooley

First Published in 1966. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Negroland of the Arabs Examined and Explained (1841): Or an Enquiry into the Early History and Geography of Central Africa

by William Desborough Cooley

First Published in 1966. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Other Cultures: Aims, Methods and Achievements in Social Anthropology

by John H.M. Beattie

Other Cultures provides a lucid introduction to social anthropology. The author devotes the first part of the book to a consideration of what social anthropology is and seeks to do, what areas it covers, and the methods of investigation employed by social anthropologists. The second part discusses the major categories of research through which social anthropologies have advanced our knowledge of other cultures. These include marriage, kinship, political organization, law, economic and property relations, magic, religion, and social change. The final chapter surveys some of the contributions social anthropology has made to the understanding of other cultures. A short reading list follows each chapter.

Other Cultures: Aims, Methods and Achievements in Social Anthropology

by John H.M. Beattie

Other Cultures provides a lucid introduction to social anthropology. The author devotes the first part of the book to a consideration of what social anthropology is and seeks to do, what areas it covers, and the methods of investigation employed by social anthropologists. The second part discusses the major categories of research through which social anthropologies have advanced our knowledge of other cultures. These include marriage, kinship, political organization, law, economic and property relations, magic, religion, and social change. The final chapter surveys some of the contributions social anthropology has made to the understanding of other cultures. A short reading list follows each chapter.

The Ottoman Empire and Its Successors, 1801-1927

by William Miller

First Published in 1966. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Ottoman Empire and Its Successors, 1801-1927

by William Miller

First Published in 1966. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Persia and the Persian Question: Volume One

by George N. Curzon

This is the recording of a six month long journey to Persia as well as previous travels in neighbouring areas. The book also describes the communications maintained with the Persian authorities.

Persia and the Persian Question: Volume One

by George N. Curzon

This is the recording of a six month long journey to Persia as well as previous travels in neighbouring areas. The book also describes the communications maintained with the Persian authorities.

Political History of Japan During the Meiji Era, 1867-1912

by Walter Wallace McLaren

First Published in 1966. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Political History of Japan During the Meiji Era, 1867-1912: 1867 1912 (classic Reprint)

by Walter Wallace McLaren

First Published in 1966. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Religion and Rebellion in Iran: The Iranian Tobacco Protest of 1891-1982

by Nikki R. Keddie

An account of the events of the Iranian Tobacco protest of 1891 to 1892. This book examines the developments which led to this sudden outburst of opposition, traces the course of events in each city and notes the importance of the protest for the creation of the Iranian opposition movemnent.

Religion and Rebellion in Iran: The Iranian Tobacco Protest of 1891-1982

by Nikki R. Keddie

An account of the events of the Iranian Tobacco protest of 1891 to 1892. This book examines the developments which led to this sudden outburst of opposition, traces the course of events in each city and notes the importance of the protest for the creation of the Iranian opposition movemnent.

The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar Of Poetic Myth (Fsg Classics Ser. #Ac: 3)

by Robert Graves

This labyrinthine and extraordinary book, first published more than fifty years ago, was the outcome of Graves's vast reading and curious research into strange territories of folklore, mythology, religion and magic. Erudite and impassioned, it is a scholar-poet's quest for the meaning of European myths, a polemic about the relations between man and woman, and also an intensely personal document in which Graves explored the sources of his own inspiration and, as he believed, all true poetry.This new edition has been prepared by Grevel Lindop, who has written an illuminating introduction. The text of the book incorporates all Graves's final revisions, as well as his replies totwo of the original reviewers, and a long essay in which he describes the months of inspiration in which The White Goddess was written.

A Biographical Dictionary of the Sudan: Second Edition

by Richard Hill

A dictionary containing over 1900 biographical notices of Sudanese and foreign persons who died before 1948.

Caste and Race: Comparative Approaches (Novartis Foundation Symposia #973)

by Julie Knight A. V. S. De Reuck

The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia, in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and discuss results. The Novartis Foundation, originally known as the Ciba Foundation, is well known to scientists and clinicians around the world.

Eleusis: Archetypal Image of Mother and Daughter (Bollingen Series (General) #634)

by Carl Kerényi

The Sanctuary of Eleusis, near Athens, was the center of a religious cult that endured for nearly two thousand years and whose initiates came from all parts of the civilized world. Looking at the tendency to "see visions," C. Kerenyi examines the Mysteries of Eleusis from the standpoint not only of Greek myth but also of human nature. Kerenyi holds that the yearly autumnal "mysteries" were based on the ancient myth of Demeter's search for her ravished daughter Persephone--a search that he equates not only with woman's quest for completion but also with every person's pursuit of identity. As he explores what the content of the mysteries may have been for those who experienced them, he draws on the study of archaeology, objects of art, and religious history, and suggests rich parallels from other mythologies.

Four Studies on the Economic Development of Turkey

by Dankwart A. Rustow John F. Kolars Frederic C. Shorter Oktay Yenai

First Published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Four Studies on the Economic Development of Turkey

by Dankwart A. Rustow John F. Kolars Frederic C. Shorter Oktay Yenai

First Published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Oriental Tale in England in the Eighteenth Century (Columbia University Studies In Comparative Literature Ser.)

by Arthur Pike Conant

First Published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Oriental Tale in England in the Eighteenth Century

by Arthur Pike Conant

First Published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself: The Downfall of Ordinary Germans, 1945

by Florian Huber

The extraordinary German bestseller on the final days of the Third ReichOne of the last untold stories of the Third Reich is that of the extraordinary wave of suicides, carried out not just by much of the Nazi leadership, but by thousands of ordinary Germans, in the war's closing period. Some of these were provoked by straightforward terror in the face of advancing Soviet troops or by personal guilt, but many could not be explained in such relatively straightforward terms. Florian Huber's remarkable book, a bestseller in Germany, confronts this terrible phenomenon. Other countries have suffered defeat, but not responded in the same way. What drove whole families, who in many cases had already withstood years of deprivation, aerial bombing and deaths in battle, to do this? In a brilliantly written, thoughtful and original work, Huber sees the entire project of the Third Reich as a sequence of almost overwhelming emotions and scenes for many Germans. He describes some of the key events which shaped the period from the First World War to the end of the Second, showing how the sheer intensity, allure and ferocity of Hitler's regime swept along millions. Its sudden end was, for many of them, simply impossible to absorb.

Ten Years of Wanderings Among the Ethiopians: With Sketches of the Manners and Customs of the Civilised and Uncivilised Tribes from Senegal to Gaboon.

by Thomas J. Hutchinson

An account, first published in 1861, of the relationship between indigenous and European traders in the Niger Delta.

Ten Years of Wanderings Among the Ethiopians: With Sketches of the Manners and Customs of the Civilised and Uncivilised Tribes from Senegal to Gaboon.

by Thomas J. Hutchinson

An account, first published in 1861, of the relationship between indigenous and European traders in the Niger Delta.

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