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  • Crossing the Borders of Time

    A True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed

    by Leslie Maitland

    On a pier in Marseille in 1942, with desperate refugees pressing to board one of the last ships to escape France before the Nazis choked off its ports, an 18-year-old German Jewish girl was pried from the arms of the Catholic Frenchman she loved and promised to marry. As the Lipari carried Janine and her family to Casablanca on the first leg of a perilous journey to safety in Cuba, she would read ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

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    Crossing the Borders of Time

    A True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed

    by Leslie Maitland

    Narrated by Leslie Maitland


    18 hours 48 min

    Leslie Maitland is an award-winning former New York Times investigative reporter whose mother and grandparents fled Germany in 1938 for France, where, as Jews, they spent four years as refugees—the last two under risk of Nazi deportation. In 1942 they made it onto the last boat to escape France before the Germans sealed the harbors. Then, barred from entering the United States, they lived in Cuba ... Read more

    $27.95 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Multimodal Safety Management and Human Factors

    Crossing the Borders of Medical, Aviation, Road and Rail Industries

    by José M. Anca Jr

    Safety management and human factors disciplines are often regarded as subjective and nebulous. This perhaps stems from a variety of, sometimes disparate, activities in the realms of education, industry and research. Aviation is one of the safety-critical industries that has led the development of safety systems and human factors. However, in recent years, safety management and human factors are ... Read more

    $62.99 USD

  • Fringe Finance

    Crossing and Contesting the Borders of Global Capital

    by Rob Aitken

    series RIPE Series in Global Political Economy
    The most recent conversations about financial instability in International Political Economy have addressed the ongoing financial spasms of the past five years; a global financial spasm unleashed by the 2008 subprime debacle, ongoing Eurozone instability, and general price volatility in securities markets globally.Alongside and as part of these broader spasms, however, has been another key trend ... Read more

    $44.09 USD

  • Crossing the Borders

    New Methods and Techniques in the Study of Archaeological Materials from the Caribbean

    by Corinne L. Hofman and 33 more

    series Caribbean Archaeology and Ethnohistory
    Explores the application of a selected number of newly emerging methods and techniques.During the past few decades, Caribbean scholars on both sides of the Atlantic have increasingly developed and employed new methods and techniques for the study of archaeological materials. The aim of earlier research in the Caribbean was mainly to define typologies on the basis of pottery and lithic assemblages ... Read more

    $32.39 USD

  • Pilgrimage, Politics and Place-Making in Eastern Europe

    Crossing the Borders

    by John Eade and 1 more

    series Routledge Studies in Pilgrimage, Religious Travel and Tourism
    Since the beginning of the anthropology of pilgrimage, scant attention has been paid to pilgrimage and pilgrim places in central, eastern and south-eastern Europe. Seeking to address such a deficit, this book brings together scholars from central, eastern and south-eastern Europe to explore the crossing of borders in terms of the relationship between pilgrimage and politics, and the role which ... Read more

    $53.99 USD

  • Mohawk Interruptus

    Political Life Across the Borders of Settler States

    by Audra Simpson

    Mohawk Interruptus is a bold challenge to dominant thinking in the fields of Native studies and anthropology. Combining political theory with ethnographic research among the Mohawks of Kahnawà:ke, a reserve community in what is now southwestern Quebec, Audra Simpson examines their struggles to articulate and maintain political sovereignty through centuries of settler colonialism. The Kahnawà:ke ... Read more

    $19.49 USD

  • The Borders of Normal

    A Clinical Psychiatrist De-Stigmatizes Paranormal Phenomena

    by Manuel Matas

    DREAMS THAT COME TRUETELEPATHY, ESP, VISIONS, PREMONITIONSNEAR-DEATH AND OUT-OF-BODY EXPERIENCESMost of us have heard stories of these unusual phenomena, as told by millions of people throughout history and across cultures. Or perhaps we have experienced them ourselves, and we are still grappling with their validity in a world of empirical science and psychiatry that deems anything unseen or ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Muses, Madmen, and Prophets

    Hearing Voices and the Borders of Sanity

    by Daniel B. Smith

    An inquiry into hearing voices-one of humanity's most profound phenomenaAuditory hallucination is one of the most awe-inspiring, terrifying, and ill- understood tricks of which the human psyche is capable. In the age of modern medical science, we have relegated this experience to nothing more than a biological glitch. Yet as Daniel B. Smith puts forth in Muses, Madmen, and Prophets, some of the ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Lights in the Distance

    Exile and Refuge at the Borders of Europe

    by Daniel Trilling

    Immersive, engrossing report on the European refugee crisisA mother puts her children into a refrigerator truck and asks, “What else could I do?” A runaway teenager comes of age on the streets, sleeping in abandoned buildings. A student leaves his war-ravaged country behind because he doesn’t want to kill. Everyone among the thousands of people who come to Europe in search of asylum each year ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Beyond the Borders of the Law

    Critical Legal Histories of the North American West

    by Katrina Jagodinsky and 1 more

    In the American imagination “the West” denotes a border—between civilization and wilderness, past and future, native and newcomer—and its lawlessness is legendary. In fact, there was an abundance of law in the West, as in all borderland regions of vying and overlapping claims, jurisdictions, and domains. It is this legal borderland that Beyond the Borders of the Law explores. Combining the ... Read more

    $25.19 USD

  • Living on the Borders of Eternity: The Story of Samuel Davies and the Struggle for Religious Toleration in Colonial Virginia

    by Robert Bluford Jr.

    Living on the borders of eternity" were the words 'Samuel Davies employed to describe his feelings of being a physically sick man who didn't have long to live. Burdened since his youth with tuberculosis, a common cause of death among many in his generation, Davies at one point was advised by his physician to give up hope of continuing his ministry in Virginia. Though he expected his days to be ... Read more

    $9.99 USD