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Japan after 3/11: Global Perspectives on the Earthquake, Tsunami, and Fukushima Meltdown

edited by Pradyumna P. Karan and Unryu Suganuma

On March 11, 2011, an underwater earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tohoku, Japan, triggered one of the most devastating tsunamis of a generation.

Ourselves Alone: Women's Emigration from Ireland, 1885-1920

by Janet A. Nolan

In early April of 1888, sixteen-year-old Mary Ann Donovan stood alone on the quays of Queenstown in county Cork waiting to board a ship for Boston in far-off America.

Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind: Homeless Children and Families in Small-Town America

by Yvonne Vissing

"Homelessness in small towns and rural areas is on the rise.

Ford–A Village in the West Highlands of Scotland: A Case Study of Repopulation and Social Change in a Small Community

by John B. Stephenson

The Highlands of Scotland, like the southern Appalachians of the United States, have long been a problem area in Great Britain, troubled with a fading economy and loss of population.

Harvest of Hope: Family Farming/Farming Families

by Lorraine Garkovich, Janet L. Bokemeier, and Barbara Foote

The image of the family farm as storehouse of the traditional values that built this nation—self-reliance, resourcefulness, civic pride, family strength, concern for neighbors and community, honesty, and friendliness—persists, as many recent surveys show.