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  • Homeland or Holy Land?

    Homeland or Holy Land?
    av James S. Diamond

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253138231

    "Profound, demanding, but lucid and well organized, Diamond's book is a class act!" -Choice" . . . sensitive, magisterial study . . . " -Macleans" . . . a great interest to serious readers." -St. Louis Post-Dispatch" . . . a superb piece of research…

  • Comrades against Apartheid

    Comrades against Apartheid
    av S. Ellis

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253210623

    " . . . this book is rich in information, allegation, and argument. Moreover, its forthright tone balances the indulgent piety of much other writing on the ANC and SACP." --SouthScan" . . . a fascinating and indispensable account of how the inner wo…

  • Psychedelic Popular Music

    Psychedelic Popular Music
    av William Echard

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253026453

    Recognized for its distinctive musical features and its connection to periods of social innovation and ferment, the genre of psychedelia has exerted long-term influence in many areas of cultural production, including music, visual art, graphic desig…

  • Psychedelic Popular Music

    Psychedelic Popular Music
    av William Echard

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253025661

    Recognized for its distinctive musical features and its connection to periods of social innovation and ferment, the genre of psychedelia has exerted long-term influence in many areas of cultural production, including music, visual art, graphic desig…

  • Silent Cinema and the Politics of Space

    Silent Cinema and the Politics of Space

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253012302

    In this cross-cultural history of narrative cinema and media from the 1910s to the 1930s, leading and emergent scholars explore the transnational crossings and exchanges that occurred in early cinema between the two world wars. Drawing on film archi…

  • Continuo Playing on the Lute, Archlute and Theorbo

    Continuo Playing on the Lute, Archlute and Theorbo
    av Nigel North

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253314154

    " . . . a valuable book. It is an important link between the unknown of the Renaissance and the present." -The Triangle of Mu Phi Epsilon"Straightforward practicality is the most outstanding characteristic of this book." -Continuo" . . . a fine and…

  • Inside Al-Shabaab

    Inside Al-Shabaab
    av Dan Joseph

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253037497

    One of the most powerful Islamic militant groups in Africa, Al-Shabaab exerts Taliban-like rule over millions in Somalia and poses a growing threat to stability in the Horn of Africa. Somalis risk retaliation or death if they oppose or fail to compl…

  • Inside Al-Shabaab

    Inside Al-Shabaab
    av Dan Joseph

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253037480

    One of the most powerful Islamic militant groups in Africa, Al-Shabaab exerts Taliban-like rule over millions in Somalia and poses a growing threat to stability in the Horn of Africa. Somalis risk retaliation or death if they oppose or fail to compl…

  • Together and Apart in Brzezany

    Together and Apart in Brzezany
    av Shimon Redlich

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253340740

    ". . . by reconstructing the history/experience of Brzezany in Jewish, Ukrainian, and Polish memories [Redlich] has produced a beautiful parallel narrative of a world that was lost three times over. . . . a truly wonderful achievement." -Jan T. Gros…

  • Feminist, Queer, Crip

    Feminist, Queer, Crip
    av Alison Kafer

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253009340

    In Feminist, Queer, Crip Alison Kafer imagines a different future for disability and disabled bodies. Challenging the ways in which ideas about the future and time have been deployed in the service of compulsory able-bodiedness and able-mindedness,…

  • Feminist, Queer, Crip

    Feminist, Queer, Crip
    av Alison Kafer

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253009227

    In Feminist, Queer, Crip Alison Kafer imagines a different future for disability and disabled bodies. Challenging the ways in which ideas about the future and time have been deployed in the service of compulsory able-bodiedness and able-mindedness,…

  • A History of Korea

    A History of Korea
    av Jinwung Kim

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253000248

    Contemporary North and South Korea are nations of radical contrasts: one a bellicose totalitarian state with a failing economy; the other a peaceful democracy with a strong economy. Yet their people share a common history that extends back more than…

  • Pink and Blue

    Pink and Blue
    av Jo B. Paoletti

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253009852

    Jo B. Paoletti's journey through the history of children's clothing began when she posed the question, "When did we start dressing girls in pink and boys in blue?" To uncover the answer, she looks at advertising, catalogs, dolls, baby books, mommy b…

  • Playing on the Edge

    Playing on the Edge
    av Staci Newmahr

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253222855

    Representations of consensual sadomasochism range from the dark, seedy undergrounds of crime thrillers to the fetishized pornographic images of sitcoms and erotica. In this pathbreaking book, ethnographer Staci Newmahr delves into the social space o…

  • Playing on the Edge

    Playing on the Edge
    av Staci Newmahr

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253355973

    Representations of consensual sadomasochism range from the dark, seedy undergrounds of crime thrillers to the fetishized pornographic images of sitcoms and erotica. In this path-breaking book, ethnographer Staci Newmahr delves into the social space…

  • Global Heartland

    Global Heartland
    av Faranak Miraftab

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253019349

    Global Heartland is the account of diverse, dispossessed, and displaced people brought together in a former sundown town in Illinois. Recruited to work in the local meat-processing plant, African Americans, Mexicans, and West Africans re-create the…

  • Global Heartland

    Global Heartland
    av Faranak Miraftab

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253019271

    Global Heartland is the account of diverse, dispossessed, and displaced people brought together in a former sundown town in Illinois. Recruited to work in the local meat-processing plant, African Americans, Mexicans, and West Africans re-create the…

  • The Films of Andrei Tarkovsky

    The Films of Andrei Tarkovsky
    av Vida T. Johnson

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253208873

    "Johnson and Petrie have produced an admirable book. Anyone who wants to make sense of Tarkovsky's films-a very difficult task in any case-must read it." -The Russian Review"This book is a model of contextual and textual analysis. . . . the Tarkovsk…

  • Storytelling in Opera and Musical Theater

    Storytelling in Opera and Musical Theater
    av Nina Penner

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253049971

    Storytelling in Opera and Musical Theater is the first systematic exploration of how sung forms of drama tell stories. Through examples from opera's origins to contemporary musicals, Nina Penner examines the roles of character-narrators and how they…

  • Storytelling in Opera and Musical Theater

    Storytelling in Opera and Musical Theater
    av Nina Penner

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253049964

    Storytelling in Opera and Musical Theater is the first systematic exploration of how sung forms of drama tell stories. Through examples from opera's origins to contemporary musicals, Nina Penner examines the roles of character-narrators and how they…

  • Rabelais and His World

    Rabelais and His World
    av Mikhail Bakhtin

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253203410

    This classic work by the Russian philosopher and literary theorist Mikhail Bakhtin (1895-1975) examines popular humor and folk culture in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. One of the essential texts of a theorist who is rapidly becoming a major r…

  • The Phenomenology of Internal Time-Consciousness

    The Phenomenology of Internal Time-Consciousness
    av Edmund Husserl

    Häftad - 1964 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253041968

    The Phenomenology of Internal Time-Consciousness is a translation of Edmund Husserl's Vorlesungen zur Phanomenologie des inneren Zeitbewusstseins. The first part of the book was originally presented as a lecture course at the University of Goettinge…

  • Crow Killer, New Edition

    Crow Killer, New Edition
    av Raymond W. Thorp

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253020833

    The movie Jeremiah Johnson introduced millions to the legendary mountain man, John Johnson. The real Johnson was a far cry from the Redford version. Standing 6'2" in his stocking feet and weighing nearly 250 pounds, he was a mountain man among mount…

  • Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary

    Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253022820

    Containing nearly 50,000 entries and 33,000 subentries, the Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary emphasizes Yiddish as a living language that is spoken in many places around the world. The late Mordkhe Schaechter collected and researched spoken…

  • Beyond Philosophy

    Beyond Philosophy
    av Nancy Tuana

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253049827

    Questions of whether anything exceeds reasonable sense and meaning have persisted throughout the history of philosophy. These questions have even continued in postmodern thought as well as in liberatory philosophies in which many kinds of events and…

  • Beyond Philosophy

    Beyond Philosophy
    av Nancy Tuana

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253049834

    Questions of whether anything exceeds reasonable sense and meaning have persisted throughout the history of philosophy. These questions have even continued in postmodern thought as well as in liberatory philosophies in which many kinds of events and…

  • Jokes and Targets

    Jokes and Targets
    av Christie Davies

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253223029

    Jokes and Targets takes up an appealing and entertaining topic-the social and historical origins of jokes about familiar targets such as rustics, Jewish spouses, used car salesmen, and dumb blondes. Christie Davies explains why political jokes flour…

  • Jokes and Targets

    Jokes and Targets
    av Christie Davies

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253356192

    Jokes and Targets takes up an appealing and entertaining topic - the social and historical origins of jokes about familiar targets such as rustics, Jewish spouses, used car salesmen, and dumb blondes. Christie Davies explains why political jokes flo…

  • England in the Age of Shakespeare

    England in the Age of Shakespeare
    av Jeremy Black

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253042309

    How did it feel to hear Macbeth's witches chant of "double, double toil and trouble" at a time when magic and witchcraft were as real as anything science had to offer? How were justice and forgiveness understood by the audience who first watched Kin…

  • England in the Age of Shakespeare

    England in the Age of Shakespeare
    av Jeremy Black

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253042316

    How did it feel to hear Macbeth's witches chant of "double, double toil and trouble" at a time when magic and witchcraft were as real as anything science had to offer? How were justice and forgiveness understood by the audience who first watched Kin…

  • Rush, Rock Music, and the Middle Class

    Rush, Rock Music, and the Middle Class
    av Christopher J. McDonald

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253221490

    Canadian progressive rock band Rush was the voice of the suburban middle class. In this book, Chris McDonald assesses the band's impact on popular music and its legacy for legions of fans. McDonald explores the ways in which Rush's critique of subur…

  • The Trojan War, New Edition

    The Trojan War, New Edition
    av Richard M. Frazer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253043429

    Imagine accounts of the Trojan War from those who actually fought there, long before Homer wrote The Iliad. Dictys's A Journal of the Trojan War and Dares's The Fall of Troy: A History tell in gritty detail the bloody siege of the fabled, doomed cit…

  • Remembering, Second Edition

    Remembering, Second Edition
    av Edward S. Casey

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253214126

    Remembering A Phenomenological Study Second Edition Edward S. CaseyA pioneering investigation of the multiple ways of remembering and the difference that memory makes in our daily lives.A Choice Outstanding Academic Book"An excellent book that provi…

  • The Piano Master Classes of Franz Liszt, 1884-1886

    The Piano Master Classes of Franz Liszt, 1884-1886

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253222732

    The diaries of August Goellerich, secretary and student of Franz Liszt, provide a first-hand account of the Master's approach to piano teaching, his preferences and prejudices both musical and social, and his way of encouraging and befriending his s…

  • Technologies of Gender

    Technologies of Gender
    av Teresa de Lauretis

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253204417

    "Technologies of Gender builds a bridge between the fashionable orthodoxies of academic theory (Lacan, Foucault, Derrida, et al.) and the frequently-marginalized contributions of feminist theory...In sum, de Lauretis has written a book that should b…

  • Generation Stalin

    Generation Stalin
    av Andrew Sobanet

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253038210

    Generation Stalin traces Joseph Stalin's rise as a dominant figure in French political culture from the 1930s through the 1950s. Andrew Sobanet brings to light the crucial role French writers played in building Stalin's cult of personality and in di…

  • Generation Stalin

    Generation Stalin
    av Andrew Sobanet

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253038227

    Generation Stalin traces Joseph Stalin's rise as a dominant figure in French political culture from the 1930s through the 1950s. Andrew Sobanet brings to light the crucial role French writers played in building Stalin's cult of personality and in di…

  • The Origins of Responsibility

    The Origins of Responsibility
    av Francois Raffoul

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253221735

    Francois Raffoul approaches the concept of responsibility in a manner that is distinct from its traditional interpretation as accountability of the willful subject. Exploring responsibility in the works of Nietzsche, Sartre, Levinas, Heidegger, and…

  • Feminism and Methodology

    Feminism and Methodology

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253204448

    "In this collection, Sandra Harding offers a broad spectrum of feminist research . . . an incisive introduction . . . With this collection, Harding offers an outline of possibilities to students and practicing social scientists whose questions lie o…

  • The Tears of the Black Man

    The Tears of the Black Man
    av Alain Mabanckou

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253035837

    In TheTears of the Black Man, award-winning author Alain Mabanckou explores what it means to be black in the world today. Mabanckou confronts the long and entangled history of Africa, France, and the United States as it has been shaped by slavery, c…

  • Intimate Violence

    Intimate Violence
    av Laura E. Tanner

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253356482

    "Tanner deals with the central question of all narrative texts: how the reader is manipulated into empathy or distance by the text. . . . This study . . . is the sort that needs to be redone in every classroom and by every mature reader. . . . Tanne…

  • A Theory of Virtual Agency for Western Art Music

    A Theory of Virtual Agency for Western Art Music
    av Robert S. Hatten

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253037985

    In his third volume on musical expressive meaning, Robert S. Hatten examines virtual agency in music from the perspectives of movement, gesture, embodiment, topics, tropes, emotion, narrativity, and performance. Distinguished from the actual agency…

  • A Theory of Virtual Agency for Western Art Music

    A Theory of Virtual Agency for Western Art Music
    av Robert S. Hatten

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253037978

    In his third volume on musical expressive meaning, Robert S. Hatten examines virtual agency in music from the perspectives of movement, gesture, embodiment, topics, tropes, emotion, narrativity, and performance. Distinguished from the actual agency…

  • Operation Albion

    Operation Albion
    av Michael B. Barrett

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253349699

    In October 1917, an invasion force of some 25,000 German soldiers, accompanied by a flotilla of 10 dreadnoughts, 350 other vessels, a half-dozen zeppelins, and 80 aircraft, attacked the Baltic islands of Dago, Osel, and Moon at the head of the Gulf…

  • Contributions to Philosophy (Of the Event)

    Contributions to Philosophy (Of the Event)
    av Martin Heidegger

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253001139

    Martin Heidegger's Contributions to Philosophy reflects his famous philosophical "turning." In this work, Heidegger returns to the question of being from its inception in Being and Time to a new questioning of being as event. Heidegger opens up the…

  • Black Lives Matter and Music

    Black Lives Matter and Music

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253038425

    Music has always been integral to the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States, with songs such as Kendrick Lamar's "Alright," J. Cole's "Be Free," D'Angelo and the Vanguard's "The Charade," The Game's "Don't Shoot," Janelle Monae's "Hell Yo…

  • Black Lives Matter and Music

    Black Lives Matter and Music

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253038418

    Music has always been integral to the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States, with songs such as Kendrick Lamar's "Alright," J. Cole's "Be Free," D'Angelo and the Vanguard's "The Charade," The Game's "Don't Shoot," Janelle Monae's "Hell Yo…

  • Women in the Middle East and North Africa

    Women in the Middle East and North Africa
    av Guity Nashat

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253212641

    Describes changes in women's lives from ancient times to the last two centuries, and discusses how an expanding Islam both changed and was influenced by local customs

  • The Event

    The Event
    av Martin Heidegger

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253006868

    Martin Heidegger's The Event offers his most substantial self-critique of his Contributions to Philosophy:Of the Event and articulates what he means by the event itself. Richard Rojcewicz's elegant translation offers the English-speaking reader inti…

  • Fritz Bauer

    Fritz Bauer
    av Ronen Steinke

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253046864

    German Jewish judge and prosecutor Fritz Bauer (1903-1968) played a key role in the arrest of Adolf Eichmann and the initiation of the Frankfurt Auschwitz trials. Author Ronen Steinke tells this remarkable story while sensitively exploring the many…

  • Fritz Bauer

    Fritz Bauer
    av Ronen Steinke

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253046857

    German Jewish judge and prosecutor Fritz Bauer (1903-1968) played a key role in the arrest of Adolf Eichmann and the initiation of the Frankfurt Auschwitz trials. Author Ronen Steinke tells this remarkable story while sensitively exploring the many…

  • Marcel Tabuteau

    Marcel Tabuteau
    av Laila Storch

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253032676

    Laila Storch is a world-renowned oboist in her own right, but her book honors Marcel Tabuteau, one of the greatest figures in twentieth-century music. Tabuteau studied the oboe from an early age at the Paris Conservatoire and was brought to the Unit…

  • The Limits of Interpretation

    The Limits of Interpretation
    av Umberto Eco

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253208699

    "Eco's essays read like letters from a friend, trying to share something he loves with someone he likes. . . . Read this brilliant, enjoyable, and possibly revolutionary book." -George J. Leonard, San Francisco Review of Books" . . . a wealth of ins…

  • Islamic Activism

    Islamic Activism

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253216212

    " . . . [Will] have an impact on two important fields of scholarship: social movement theory and the study of Islamic activist movements." -John Voll, Georgetown UniversityThis volume represents the first comprehensive attempt to incorporate the stu…

  • Being and Logos

    Being and Logos
    av John Sallis

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253044327

    "Being and Logos" is . . . a philosophical adventure of rare inspiration. . . . Its power to illuminate the text . . . , its ecumenicity of inspiration, its methodological rigor, its originality, and its philosophical profundity-all together make it…

  • Being and Logos

    Being and Logos
    av John Sallis

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253210715

    Being and Logos" is... a philosophical adventure of rare inspiration.... Its power to illuminate the text..., its ecumenicity of inspiration, its methodological rigor, its originality, and its philosophical profundity-all together make it one of the…

  • The Role of the Reader

    The Role of the Reader
    av Umberto Eco

    Häftad - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253203182

    " . . . not merely interesting and novel, but also exceedingly provocative and heuristically fertile." -The Review of Metaphysics" . . . essential reading for anyone interesting in . . . the new reader-centered forms of criticism." -Library JournalI…

  • Topophrenia

    Topophrenia
    av Robert T., Jr. Tally

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253037664

    What is our place in the world, and how do we inhabit, understand, and represent this place to others? Topophrenia gathers essays by Robert Tally that explore the relationship between space, place, and mapping, on the one hand, and literary criticis…

  • Topophrenia

    Topophrenia
    av Robert T., Jr. Tally

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253037701

    What is our place in the world, and how do we inhabit, understand, and represent this place to others? Topophrenia gathers essays by Robert Tally that explore the relationship between space, place, and mapping, on the one hand, and literary criticis…

  • Haitian Vodou

    Haitian Vodou

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253218537

    Haitian Vodou breaks away from European and American heuristic models for understanding a religio-philosophical system such as Vodou in order to form new approaches with an African ethos. The contributors to this volume, all Haitians, examine the po…

  • Schelling Now

    Schelling Now

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253217004

    Although previously considered a way-station on the road to Hegel, F. W. J. von Schelling is today enjoying a renaissance among Continental philosophers and others. The 14 essays in this engaging volume bring Schelling in tune with such luminaries a…

  • The Jews of East Central Europe between the World Wars

    The Jews of East Central Europe between the World Wars
    av Ezra Mendelsohn

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253204189

    " . . . a carefully crafted and important book . . . a first-class contribution to the literature on modern Europe." -American Historical Review" . . . valuable . . . the first historical work to attempt a 'synthetic sketch' of the problems indicate…

  • Modern Arabic Drama

    Modern Arabic Drama

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253209733

    Translations of twelve popular Arabic plays written and produced during the past thirty years introduce English readers to the vibrant theater scene of the Arab world. The plays-from Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, and Tunisia-reflec…

  • Passing the Time in Ballymenone

    Passing the Time in Ballymenone
    av Henry Glassie

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253209870

    "This is an extraordinary book." -Progress in Human Geography". . . fresh and fascinating." -Come-All-Ye" . . . an extraordinarily rich and rewarding book. . . . it is about the effort of one man to find for himself and us the life's breath of the p…

  • Remaking Islam in African Portugal

    Remaking Islam in African Portugal
    av Michelle Johnson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253049766

    When Guinean Muslims leave their homeland, they encounter radically new versions of Islam and new approaches to religion more generally. In Remaking Islam in African Portugal, Michelle C. Johnson explores the religious lives of these migrants in the…

  • Remaking Islam in African Portugal

    Remaking Islam in African Portugal
    av Michelle Johnson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253049773

    When Guinean Muslims leave their homeland, they encounter radically new versions of Islam and new approaches to religion more generally. In Remaking Islam in African Portugal, Michelle C. Johnson explores the religious lives of these migrants in the…