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Accounting and Performance Measurement: Issues in the Private and Public Sectors
Lapsley, Irvine and Falconer Mitchell, editors

Subject: Accounting

This collection, edited by Irvine Lapsley and Falconer Mitchell, comprises a broad range of chapters by a group of acknowledged accounting experts. Together they provide an investigation and analysis of these issues in both private and public sector settings. Their …

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Accounting for the Environment
Gray, Rob, Jan Bebbington, and Diane Walters (edited by Martin Houldin)

Subject: Accounting

In the last five years, accounting for the environment has taken an increasingly central role in shaping discussion within the international accounting profession. Environmental accounting is now seen as an essential element in any organization’s environmental response. This book seeks …

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Accounting Research Directory: The Database of Accounting Literature
Brown, Lawrence D., John C. Gardner and Miklos A. Vasarhelyi

Subject: Accounting and Artificial Intelligence

The third edition of the Accounting Research Directory now includes citations from a new journal, Contemporary Accounting Research. Also provided are 30 years (1963-1993) of citations from the six leading accounting journals previously covered. The new directory is significantly larger …

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Accounting’s Changing Role in Social Conflict (Critical Accounting Research)
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Lehman, Cheryl R.

Subject: Accounting and Artificial Intelligence

This work rejects the two most commonly held positions regarding the role of accounting in certain ongoing financial crises: the position of market theorists that accounting doesn’t matter and the position of theorists that support the view of “representational faithfulness.”

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Afghanistan on the Threshold of the 21st Century: Three Essays on Culture and Society
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Centlivres, Pierre and Micheline Centlivres-Demont

Subject: Middle East

Two prominent anthropologists describe their long “journey” with the Afghan people, a journey that lasted thirty years and was punctuated by the events that caused Afghanistan’s transformation from the monarchic state of Zaher Shah to Daoud’s republic, from the Communist …

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Africa: A Short History
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Collins, Robert O.

Subject: Africa, Textbook

This is a concise but sweeping account of the African past, its peoples, and their institutions. The book attempts to provide an overview of African history without getting bogged down in details and data. This approach is very useful for …

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The African Diaspora in the Mediterranean Lands of Islam
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Hunwick, John and Eve Troutt Powell, editors

Subject: Africa, Middle East, History of Slavery

For every gallon of ink that has been spilt on the trans-Atlantic slave trade and its consequences, only one very small drop has been spent on the study of the forced migration of black Africans into the Mediterranean world of …

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The African Experience in Spanish America
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Rout, Leslie, Jr.

Subject: Africa, Latin America, History of Slavery

This pioneering book, a founding text of African diaspora studies, continues to hold a prominent place in any bibliography of its field and remains the only general history on the people of African descent in the Spanish-speaking nations of …

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African Geopolitics
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Hugon, Philippe (translated by Steve Randall)

Subject: Africa, Colonial, World History

For over a thousand years, foreign powers, including the Arabs, Portuguese, Spanish, British, French, and now Chinese, interfered in African affairs to pursue economic and political gains. In a similar way, African rulers exploited this foreign presence for their own …

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African History in Documents, Vol. I: Western African History
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Collins, Robert O., editor

Subject: Africa, Documentary Readers

This volume covers five hundred years of history, beginning with the writings of travelers Ibn Battuta, Leo Africanus, Mungo Park, Heinrich Barth, René Caillé, and Mary Kingsley, as well as many others. Religious wars are described by chroniclers such as …

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African History in Documents, Vol. II: Eastern African History
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Collins, Robert O., editor

Subject: Africa, Documentary Readers

This volume covers three thousand years of African history beginning with reports about the ancient kingdoms of Ethiopia and Kush; ancient and medieval trade routes, including China’s discovery of Africa; the history of the east coast; the Nilotic slave trade; …

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African History in Documents, Vol. III: Central and South African History
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Collins, Robert O., editor

Subject: Africa, Documentary Readers

Beginning with the kingdoms of the Congo in the 14th and 15th centuries, and their histories, this volume analyzes the influence and pressures of the Portugese, the Catholic Church, and slave traders on these blossoming African states. Included are reports by Portugese …

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African Identity in Asia: Cultural Effects of Forced Migration
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Jayasuriya, Shihan de Silva

Subject: Africa, Asia, History of Slavery

In contrast to the dispersion of slaves across the Atlantic, African movement to Asia has received scant attention because forced migrations across the Red Sea and Indian Ocean, which endured for centuries, were not part of a significant economic network.

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African Sites Archaeology in the Caribbean
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Haviser, Jay B.

Subject: Africa, Latin America, Caribbean, Archaeology

This book examines archaeological research about African peoples who were brought to the Caribbean, as well as their descendants in the twentieth century. These contributions cover a wide geographic sample of regions and range from Caribbean studies to individual investigations …

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African Women: A Historical Panorama
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Romero, Patricia W.

Subject: African History, Women's History, Textbook

African women have made history as doctors, merchants, slaves, prostitutes, and religious leaders. In this survey of the roles women have played in sub-Saharan Africa, from the Queen of Sheba in Ethiopia to the elected presidents of contemporary Liberia and …

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Afro-Cuban Myths: Yemaya and Other Orishas
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Lachatañeré, Romulo (translated by Christine Ayorinde; illustrated by Siegfried Kaden; introduction by Jorge Castellanos)

Subject: Africa, Latin America, Caribbean, World Literature

A moving collection of myths and tales, Afro-Cuban Myths was first published in 1938 under the title Oh, Mío Yemayá! These stories lead readers into a marvelous and magical world: the extraordinary imaginations of Afro-Cubans. Destined to become a classic in its …

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Afro-Cuban Religions
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Barnet, Miguel (translated by Christine Ayorinde; illustrated by Siegfried Kaden)

Subject: Africa, Latin America, Caribbean, Religion

African cults and religions enrich all aspects of Cuba’s social, cultural, and everyday life and encompass all ethnic and social groups. Politics, art, and civil events such as weddings, funerals, festivals, and carnivals all possess distinctly Afro-Cuban characteristics. Miguel Barnet …

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Afro-Jewish Encounters: From Timbuktu to the Indian Ocean and Beyond
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Miles, William F.

Subject: African History, Jewish Studies,Religion

“[Miles’ book] is compelling. It examines the Jewish presence in Africa and the history of interaction between Jews and Africans … it is also a wise rumination on the nature of cultural exchange and religious tolerance. ” — Foreign Affairs Journal (May/June …

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Age of the Caliphs: A History of the Muslim World
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Spuler, Bertold

Subject: Middle East, Religion

“In this concise history of the Muslim countries [which begins with Rome, Persia, and the pre-Islamic Bedouins and ends with the fall of Bagdad to the Mongols in 1258], Spuler has provided the educated reader with a reliable presentation. The …

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The Agony of Asar: A Thesis on Slavery by the Former Slave—Jacobus Elisa Johannes Capitein, 1717–1747
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Capitein, Jacobus (translated by Grant Parker)

Subject: Africa, History of Slavery, World History

“Scholars and readers the world over thank Grant Parker for giving us both the first English translation of Capitein’s manuscript and a brilliant analysis of its significance.” — Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

The Agony of Asar is the first …

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The Akan People: A Documentary History
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Konadu, Kwasi

Subject: Africa, Documentary Readers

The 25-million-strong Akan, a cultural-linguistic group found predominantly in present-day Ghana and to a lesser extent Togo and Ivory Coast, has established a legacy as widely known as its bright kente cloth. From the fourth century on, the Akan created numerous states …

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The Akan People in Africa and the Diaspora: A Historical Reader
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Konadu, Kwasi

Subject: African History

This is a collection of key essays about the Akan people, their history, and their culture. The Akans are an ethnic group from West Africa, predominately Ghana and Togo, of roughly 25 million people. From the twelfth century on, Akans created …

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Al-Jabarti’s History of Egypt
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Al-Jabarti, Abd al Rahman (edited by Jane Hathaway)

Subject: Africa, Middle East, World History

The multi-volume chronicle of the Cairo scholar Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti (1753-1825), known in Arabic as caja-’ib al-atha-r fi- al-tara-jim wa-al-akhba-r, which translates roughly as The Most Wondrous Achievements: Biographies and Reports of Events, is the single most important primary source …

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Allrightniks Row: “Haunch Paunch and Jowl”
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Ornitz, Samuel (introduction by Gabriel Miller)

Subject: World Literature, US History, World History

This turn-of-the-century novel portrays people born in the tenements around Hester Street who fight their way out of the slums to make it to the fashionable Allrightniks Row. Its colorful characters include the narrator of the story, a corrupt judge …

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America in the Eyes of the Germans: An Essay on Anti-Americanism
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Diner, Dan (foreword by Sander Gilman; translated by Allison Brown)

Subject: U.S. History, World History

The author presents a short history of a rather complex idea that began around the year 1800. Though the United States was often viewed by the people of Germany as a land of opportunity, a portion of the intelligentsia, with …

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American Colonialism in Puerto Rico: The Judicial and Social Legacy
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Ramos, Efrén Rivera

Subject: Latin America

“This is a brilliant and outstanding book, quite persuasive in the way it interrogates history. Dr. Rivera Ramos performs the immense service of providing a serious discussion of the complexity of Puerto Rican history and political culture as well as …

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American Policy in Nicaragua: The Lasting Legacy
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Stimson, Henry L. (introduction by Paul H. Boeker)

Subject: Latin America, U.S. History

Perhaps the most illuminating document ever published on American foreign policy in Nicaragua, this book represents a full spectrum of critical perspectives. Henry Stimson’s memoirs as a special envoy to Nicaragua, first published in 1927, are reprinted here in their …

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Amistad: A Hidden Network of Slavers and Merchants
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Zeuske, Michael (translated by Steven Rendall)

Subject: Slavery, African History, Caribbean History, US History, African History

“This very readable book will be accessible to wide audiences, scholars specialized in slavery and Atlantic studies, and students at all levels. The story moves from the most well-known parts of this history (the Amistad case in popular history), …

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Ancient African Civilizations: Kush and Axum, Third Edition
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Burstein, Stanley (editor)

Subject: Africa, World Literature, Archaeology

The first edition of this book provided teachers of African history, for the first time, with fully annotated translations of the most important Greek and Roman sources for the history of these two remarkable ancient African civilizations. The new edition …

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Ancient Slavery and Modern Ideology: Illustrated Expanded Edition
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Finley, Sir Moses I. (edited by Brent Shaw)

Subject: Europe, World History, History of Slavery, Latin America

Slaves have been exploited in most societies throughout human history. There have, however, been only five genuine slave societies, and of these, two were in antiquity: classical Greece and classical Italy. Here distinguished historian Sir Moses Finley examines those two …

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Ancient South Arabia: From the Queen of Sheba to the Advent of Islam
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Schippman, Klaus (translated by Allison Brown)

Subject: Middle East, Archaeology,Relion

At a crossroads between Africa, Asia, and Europe, the South Arabian kingdoms were major commercial and cultural players in world history. Their art and architecture, and especially their irrigation system, featuring a gigantic dam high in the mountains, give witness …

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Annotated Index of Medieval Women
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Williams, Marty and Anne Echols

Subject: World History

This is the most exhaustive bibliography in the field, compiled by two librarians who are also trained historians. Over 1,500 women who lived between 800 and 1500 C.E. are listed alphabetically, and details on nationality and brief summaries of available …

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Anti-Americanism in the Islamic World
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Faath, Sigrid

Subject: Middle East, Religion, U.S. History

Anti-Americanism is a far from homogenous phenomenon — even in the Islamic world, where the press would sometimes want to convince us that a near-unanimous hostility to the United States exists. This book, by dint of on-the-ground research into Muslim …

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The Arabs: A Short History
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Halm, Heinz

Subject: Middle East

The history of Arabia is inextricably tied to the history of Islam. The Prophet Muhammad came from Arabia, and the most important religious centers for Muslims are located in the Arab cities of Mecca and Medina. However, Arabs already had …

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Arabs: A Short History with Documents
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Halm, Heinz (edited by Luke Yarbrough and Oded Zinger; translated by Allison Brown and Tom Lampert)

Subject: Middle East

Heinz Halm is an internationally renowned scholar of the Middle East, whose books, including The Shiites: A Short History and The Arabs: A Short History, have been translated into many languages. The Arabs, Heinz Halm’s masterful narrative, is now available in …

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Architectural Heritage of the Caribbean: An A-Z of Historic Buildings
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Gravette, Andrew

Subject: Latin America, Caribbean

Better known for its land and sea, the Caribbean is also home to a wealth of historic buildings. As a region colonized by Spanish, French, British, and Dutch settlers, its architecture reflects an unparalleled variety of colonial influences. Its buildings …

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Artificial Intelligence in Accounting and Auditing
Vasarhelyi, Miklos A., Enrique Bonson, Rani Hoitash, Alexander Kogan, and Dan O'Leary

Subject: Accounting

Over two-thirds of these articles have never been published previously; others have been updated or expanded since they were first published. They highlight current use of artificial intelligence in industry, databases in auditing, and artificial intelligence in public accounting firms, …

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Aspects of Avicenna
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Wisnovsky, Robert, editor

Subject: Middle East, Religion, World Literature

The philosopher and physician Abû ‘Alî al-Husayn ibn ‘Abdallâh ibn Sînâ (d. 1037 c.e.), known in the West by his Latinized name Avicenna, was one of the most influential thinkers of the Islamic and European Middle Ages. Yet for a …

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