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              Costume, Makeup, and Hair
               

              Costume, Makeup, and Hair (Hardback)

              Edited by McLean, Adrienne L.; Contributions by McLean, Reviewer Adrienne L.; Stutesman, Drake; Desjardins, Professor Mary; Black, Prudence

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              Movie buffs and film scholars alike often overlook the importance of makeup artists, hair stylists, and costumers. With precious few but notable exceptions, creative workers in these fields have received little public recognition, even when their artistry goes on to inspire world...wide fashion trends --
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              ISBN 9780813571522
              Released NZ 7 Oct 2016
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Behind the Silver Screen
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              Two Women: A Novel
               

              Two Women: A Novel (Hardback)

              By Ichiishi, Barbara F.; Avellaneda, Gertrudis Gomez De; Introduction by Pastor, Brigida M.

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              An introspective narrative that unfolds in a fluid musical style, Two Women was the first full-fledged feminist novel to appear in the Hispanic lands, promoting visionary ideas on women's freedom of thought and action that are still subjects of debate today, nearly two centuries ...later. This is the first English translation of the novel.
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              ISBN 9781684483150
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
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              Soccer in Mind: A Thinking Fan's Guide to the Global Game
               

              Soccer in Mind: A Thinking Fan's Guide to the Global Game (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Guest, Andrew M.

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              Provides a thinking fan's guide to the world's most popular game, proposing a way of engaging soccer that sparks intellectual curiosity and employs critical consciousness. Drawing on concepts from cognitive bias to globalization, the book illuminates meanings of the game for play...ers and fans while investigating impacts on our lives and communities.
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              ISBN 9781978817319
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Critical Issues in Sport and Society
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              Inside Newark: Decline, Rebellion, and the Search for Transformation
               

              Inside Newark: Decline, Rebellion, and the Search for Transformation (Hardback)

              By Curvin, Robert

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              For decades, leaders in Newark, New Jersey, have claimed their city is about to return to its vibrant past. How accurate is this prediction? Is Newark on the verge of revitalisation? Robert Curvin examines the city, chronicling its history, politics and culture. Throughout the pa...ges of Inside Newark, Curvin approaches his story both as an insider who is rooting for Newark and as an objective social scientist illuminating the causes and effects of sweeping changes in the city.
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              ISBN 9780813565712
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Rivergate Regionals Collection
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              Global Dynamics of Shi'a Marriages: Religion, Gender, and Belonging
               

              Global Dynamics of Shi'a Marriages: Religion, Gender, and Belonging (Hardback)

              Contributions by Shanneik, Yafa; Moors, Annelies; Hegland, Mary Elaine

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              This edited volume brings together contributions of authors who engage with the marriages of Twelver Shi'a Muslims in Iran, Pakistan, Oman, Indonesia, Norway, and the Netherlands. With the wide geographical spread, the book offers the first comparative study of the diverse ways i...n which Shi'a Muslims enter into marriage.
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              ISBN 9781978818477
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Politics of Marriage and Gender: Global Issues in Local Contexts
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              Notes from Home
               

              Notes from Home (Hardback)

              Contributions by McKone, Jonna; Coates, K'La; Delcid, Gisell; Oberkehr, Autumn

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              This beautifully illustrated volume weaves together personal stories, photographs, drawings, poems of students who have experienced insecurity during childhood into a tapestry of memories about the meaning of home.

              ISBN 9781978819009
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
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              Risky Cities: The Physical and Fiscal Nature of Disaster Capitalism
                

              Risky Cities: The Physical and Fiscal Nature of Disaster Capitalism (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Fu, Albert

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              Provides a critical examination of global urban development, capitalism, and its relationship with environmental hazards. Risky Cities is not simply about post-catastrophe profiteering. This book focuses on the way in which disaster capitalism has figured out ways to commodify en...vironmental bads and manage risks.
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              ISBN 9781978820302
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Nature, Society, and Culture
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              Fourth of July, Asbury Park: A History of the Promised Land
               

              Fourth of July, Asbury Park: A History of the Promised Land (Hardback)

              By Wolff, Daniel

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              Bruce Springsteen brought international attention to the Jersey shore by naming his debut album Greetings from Asbury Park, NJ. But the real Asbury Park has an even more fascinating story behind it. This book tells the tale of the city's first 150 years.

              ISBN 9781978820401
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
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              Folk Stories from the Hills of Puerto Rico / Cuentos folkloricos de las montanas de Puerto Rico (English/Spanish Edition)
                

              Folk Stories from the Hills of Puerto Rico / Cuentos folkloricos de las montanas de Puerto Rico (English/Spanish Edition) (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Ocasio, Rafael

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              Presents a collection of Puerto Rican oral folk stories. Whether you are encountering these stories for the first time, or have heard them your whole life, this delightful bilingual collection will be sure to tickle your heart and your funny bone, and leave you fascinated once ag...ain with the island of Puerto Rico.
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              ISBN 9781978822986
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Critical Caribbean Studies
              Language (Spanish)
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              In the Godfather Garden: The Long Life and Times of Richie the Boot Boiardo
               

              In the Godfather Garden: The Long Life and Times of Richie the Boot Boiardo (Hardback)

              By Linnett, Richard

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              The true story of the life of Richie the Boot Boiardo, one of the most powerful and feared men in the New Jersey underworld and the gangster who inspired the creation of HBO's The Sopranos. Linnet provides an inside look this once-powerful Mafia crew led by the Boot.

              ISBN 9780813560618
              Publisher Rutgers University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Rivergate Regionals Collection
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