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  • Founder of Hasidism

    Founder of Hasidism
    av Moshe Rosman

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520201910

    This book goes farther than any previous work in uncovering the historical Israel ben Eliezer - known as the Ba'al Shem Tov, or the Besht - the eighteenth-century Polish-Jewish mystic who profoundly influenced the shape of modern Judaism. As the pro…

  • Shadows of War

    Shadows of War
    av Carolyn Nordstrom

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520242418

    In this provocative and compelling examination of the deep politics of war, Carolyn Nordstrom takes us from the immediacy of war-zone survival, through the offices of power brokers, to vast extra-legal networks that fuel war and international profit…

  • Witness to Marvels

    Witness to Marvels
    av Tony K. Stewart

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520306332

    A free open access ebook is available upon publication. Learn more at www.luminosoa.org. There is a vast body of imaginal literature in Bengali that introduces fictional Sufi saints into the complex mythological world of Hindu gods and goddesses. Da…

  • California Indian Languages

    California Indian Languages
    av Victor Golla

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520266674

    Nowhere was the linguistic diversity of the New World more extreme than in California, where an extraordinary variety of village-dwelling peoples spoke seventy-eight mutually unintelligible languages. This comprehensive illustrated handbook, a major…

  • The Not-So-Still Life

    The Not-So-Still Life
    av Susan Landauer

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520239388

    As E. H. Gombrich once observed, the still life is compelled to challenge and at the same time perpetuate tradition. Without the elements of recognition and comparison, and the discovery of the familiar in the unfamiliar, the genre would lose most o…

  • Lois Weber in Early Hollywood

    Lois Weber in Early Hollywood
    av Shelley Stamp

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520284463

    Among early Hollywood's most renowned film makers, Lois Weber was considered one of the era's three great minds" alongside D W Griffith and Cecil B DeMille. Despite her accomplishments, Weber has been marginalized in relation to her contemporaries,…

  • Lois Weber in Early Hollywood

    Lois Weber in Early Hollywood
    av Shelley Stamp

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520241527

    Among early Hollywood's most renowned filmmakers, Lois Weber was considered one of the era's three great minds" alongside D W Griffith and Cecil B DeMille. Despite her accomplishments, Weber has been marginalized in relation to her contemporaries, w…

  • Biography of an Empire

    Biography of an Empire
    av Christine M. Philliou

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520266353

    This vividly detailed revisionist history opens a new vista on the great Ottoman Empire in the early nineteenth century, a key period often seen as the eve of Tanzimat westernizing reforms and the beginning of three distinct histories - ethnic natio…

  • Who Goes First?

    Who Goes First?
    av Lawrence K. Altman

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520212817

    Lawrence Altman has authored the only complete history of the controversial and understudied practice of self-experimentation. In telling the stories of pioneering researchers, Altman offers a history of many of the most important medical advancemen…

  • Cenozoic Mammals of Africa

    Cenozoic Mammals of Africa

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520257214

    This magnificent volume is a clear and comprehensive review of the African mammalian fossil record over the past 65 million years. "Cenozoic Mammals of Africa" includes current taxonomic and systematic revisions of all African mammal taxa, detailed…

  • Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1

    Autobiography of Mark Twain, Volume 1
    av Mark Twain

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520267190

    Autobiography of Mark Twain READER'S EDITION Now Available! Half the Size, All the Twain! ISBN 978052027255 "I've struck it!" Mark Twain wrote in a 1904 letter to a friend. "And I will give it away--to you. You will never know how much enjoyment you…

  • The Political Logic of Economic Reform in China

    The Political Logic of Economic Reform in China
    av Susan L. Shirk

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520077072

    In the past decade, China was able to carry out economic reform without political reform, while the Soviet Union attempted the opposite strategy. How did China succeed at economic market reform without changing communist rule? Susan Shirk shows that…

  • The Company We Keep

    The Company We Keep
    av Wayne C. Booth

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520062108

    In "The Company We Keep", Wayne C. Booth argues for the relocation of ethics to the center of our engagement with literature. But the questions he asks are not confined to morality. Returning ethics to its root sense, Booth proposes that the ethical…

  • I Did It to Save My Life

    I Did It to Save My Life
    av Catherine E. Bolten

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520273795

    Utilizing narratives of seven different people - soldier, rebel, student, trader, evangelist, father, and politician - "I Did it To Save My Life" provides fresh insight into how ordinary Sierra Leoneans survived the war that devastated their country…

  • Deep History

    Deep History
    av Andrew Shryock

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520274624

    Humans have always been interested in their origins, but historians have been reluctant to write about the long stretches of time before the invention of writing. In fact, the deep past was left out of most historical writing almost as soon as it wa…

  • Deep History

    Deep History
    av Andrew Shryock

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520270282

    Humans have always been interested in their origins, but historians have been reluctant to write about the long stretches of time before the invention of writing. In fact, the deep past was left out of most historical writing almost as soon as it wa…

  • Revision of Ufens Girault, 1911 (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)

    Revision of Ufens Girault, 1911 (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)
    av Albert K. Owen

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520098879

    The first worldwide revision of the wasp genus Ufens Girault, 1911 (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae: Oligositinae) is presented. Ufens is known to parasitize primarily hemipteran eggs and is a cosmopolitan genus most common in temperate and semi-arid…

  • Inside the White Cube

    Inside the White Cube
    av Brian O'Doherty

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520220409

    When these essays first appeared in Artforum in 1976, their impact was immediate. They were discussed, annotated, cited, collected, and translated-the three issues of Artforum in which they appeared have become nearly impossible to obtain. Having Br…

  • Playing America's Game

    Playing America's Game
    av Adrian Burgos

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520251434

    Although largely ignored by historians of both baseball in general and the Negro leagues in particular, Latinos have been a significant presence in organized baseball from the beginning. In this benchmark study on Latinos and professional baseball f…

  • Mountain against the Sea

    Mountain against the Sea
    av Salim Tamari

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520251298

    This groundbreaking book on modern Palestinian culture goes beyond the usual focal point of the 1948 war to address the earlier, formative years. Drawing on previously unavailable biographies of Palestinians (including Palestinian Jews), Salim Tamar…

  • The State and Labor in Modern Japan

    The State and Labor in Modern Japan
    av Sheldon Garon

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520068384

    In this meticulously researched study, Sheldon Garon examines the evolution of Japan's governmental policies toward labor from the late nineteenth century to the present day, and he substantially revises prevailing views which depict relations betwe…

  • The Los Angeles Barrio, 1850-1890

    The Los Angeles Barrio, 1850-1890
    av Richard Griswold del Castillo

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520047730

    "An imponant book ...[which] provides the first detailed analysis of the changes that transformed one of the most important Mexican pueblos in the Southwest into a Chicano urban barrio. Using quantitative data together with traditional secondary and…

  • American Medicine and the Public Interest

    American Medicine and the Public Interest
    av Rosemary Stevens

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520210097

    The reissue of Rosemary Stevens's groundbreaking book on the growth of medical specialties offers a new opportunity to consider the state of the American health care system. Updated with an extensive new introduction and a new bibliography, Stevens'…

  • Postcolonial Disorders

    Postcolonial Disorders

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520252240

    The essays in this volume reflect on the nature of subjectivity in the diverse places where anthropologists work at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Contributors explore everyday modes of social and psychological experience, the constituti…

  • Pilgrim Stories

    Pilgrim Stories
    av Nancy Louise Frey

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520217515

    Each year thousands of men and women from more than sixty countries journey by foot and bicycle across northern Spain, following the medieval pilgrimage road known as the Camino de Santiago. Their destination is Santiago de Compostela, where the rem…

  • The Works of John Dryden, Volume VI

    The Works of John Dryden, Volume VI
    av John Dryden

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520021228

    Volumes V and VI concern Dryden's most involved labor: the complete translation of Virgil into English. Volume VI contains books 7-12 of The Aeneid, as well as commentary and textual notes to the full works of Virgil translated in these two volumes.

  • The Twins Stories

    The Twins Stories
    av Thomas E. Payne

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520097742

    This work is a quantitative discourse study of referential devices in Yagua, a relatively unstudied language of the Amazon basin. Of particular interest are folktales in which the major participants are matched pairs, and which involve extensive use…

  • Why Organizers Fail

    Why Organizers Fail
    av Harry Brill

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520328600

    This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices R…

  • Why Organizers Fail

    Why Organizers Fail
    av Harry Brill

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520368637

    This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices R…

  • Archaeology as Political Action

    Archaeology as Political Action
    av Randall H. McGuire

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520254916

    This book develops a theory and framework to describe how archaeology can contribute to a more humane world. Recognizing that archaeology is an inherently political activity, Randall H. McGuire builds on the history of archaeological theory and Marx…

  • Eloquent Gestures

    Eloquent Gestures
    av Roberta E. Pearson

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520073661

    Between 1908 and 1913, D. W. Griffith played a key role in the reformulating of film's narrative techniques, thus contributing to the creation of what we now think of as the classical Hollywood cinema. This book is the only extensive treatment of a…

  • Embodying Geopolitics

    Embodying Geopolitics
    av Nicola Pratt

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520281752

    When women took to the streets during the mass protests of the Arab Spring, the subject of feminism in the Middle East and North Africa returned to the international spotlight. In the subsequent years, countless commentators treated the region's gen…

  • Embodying Geopolitics

    Embodying Geopolitics
    av Nicola Pratt

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520281769

    When women took to the streets during the mass protests of the Arab Spring, the subject of feminism in the Middle East and North Africa returned to the international spotlight. In the subsequent years, countless commentators treated the region's gen…

  • Rich and Poor in Grenoble 1600 - 1814

    Rich and Poor in Grenoble 1600 - 1814
    av Kathryn Norberg

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520309456

    This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices R…

  • Rich and Poor in Grenoble 1600 - 1814

    Rich and Poor in Grenoble 1600 - 1814
    av Kathryn Norberg

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520360426

    This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices R…

  • Transcendental Studies

    Transcendental Studies
    av Keith Waldrop

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520258785

    This compelling selection of recent work by internationally celebrated poet Keith Waldrop presents three related poem sequences - "Shipwreck in Haven," "Falling in Love through a Description," and "The Plummet of Vitruvius" - in a virtuosic poetic t…

  • Prescription for Profit

    Prescription for Profit
    av Paul Jesilow

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520076143

    In this explosive expose of our health care system, Paul Jesilow, Henry N. Pontell, and Gilbert Geis uncover the dark side of physician practice. Using interviews with doctors and federal, state, and private officials and extensive investigation of…

  • Traditional Oral Epic

    Traditional Oral Epic
    av John Miles Foley

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520084360

    John Miles Foley offers an innovative and straightforward approach to the structural analysis of oral and oral-derived traditional texts. Professor Foley argues that to give the vast and complex body of oral "literature" its due, we must first come…

  • Childbirth and Authoritative Knowledge

    Childbirth and Authoritative Knowledge
    av Robbie E. Davis-Floyd

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520207851

    This benchmark collection of cross-cultural essays on reproduction and childbirth extends and enriches the work of Brigitte Jordan, who helped generate and define the field of the anthropology of birth. The authors' focus on authoritative knowledge-…

  • American Carnival

    American Carnival
    av Neil Henry

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520243422

    In this vividly written, compelling narrative, award-winning journalist Neil Henry confronts the crisis facing professional journalism in this era of rapid technological transformation. "American Carnival" combines elements of memoir with extensive…

  • Looking Within

    Looking Within
    av Anthony B. Wolbarst

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520211827

    A hundred years ago, a doctor had no way to look within the body of a patient other than to slice it open. That changed radically at the turn of the century, with the discovery of X-rays. X-ray and other forms of diagnostic imaging technology develo…

  • The Gastronomica Reader

    The Gastronomica Reader

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520259393

    Described in the "2008 Saveur 100" as 'At the top of our bedside reading pile since its inception in 2001', the award-winning "Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture" is a quarterly feast of truly exceptional writing on food. Designed both to…

  • Nothing About Us Without Us

    Nothing About Us Without Us
    av James I. Charlton

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520224810

    James Charlton has produced a ringing indictment of disability oppression, which, he says, is rooted in degradation, dependency, and powerlessness and is experienced in some form by five hundred million persons throughout the world who have physical…

  • Brahms and the Principle of Developing Variation

    Brahms and the Principle of Developing Variation
    av Walter Frisch

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520069589

    In this analytical study of eighteen important works by Brahms, Walter Frisch makes skillful use of Schoenberg's provocative concept of 'developing variation'. Frisch traces a genuine evolution through Brahms' compositions; he considers their relati…

  • Exit and Voice

    Exit and Voice
    av Lauren Duquette-Rury

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520321960

    A free open access ebook is available upon publication. Learn more at www.luminosoa.org. Sometimes leaving home allows you to make an impact on it-but at what cost? Exit and Voice is a compelling account of how Mexican migrants with strong ties to t…

  • Society of Six

    Society of Six
    av Nancy Boas

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520210554

    Six plein-air painters in Oakland, California, joined together in 1917 to form an association that lasted nearly fifteen years. The Society of Six--Selden Connor Gile, Maurice Logan, William H. Clapp, August F. Gay, Bernard von Eichman, and Louis Si…

  • Women in China's Long Twentieth Century

    Women in China's Long Twentieth Century
    av Gail Hershatter

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520098565

    This indispensable guide for students of both Chinese and women's history synthesizes recent research on women in twentieth-century China. Written by a leading historian of China, it surveys more than 650 scholarly works, discussing Chinese women in…

  • Mozart's Requiem

    Mozart's Requiem
    av Christoph Wolff, Mary Whittall, Christoph Wolff

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520213890

    Mozart's unfinished Requiem has long been shrouded in mystery. Mozart undertook the commission for an Austrian nobleman, little knowing that he was to write a requiem for himself. Inevitably, the secrecy surrounding the anonymous commission, the cir…

  • California, With a New Preface

    California, With a New Preface
    av Peter Schrag

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520254053

    Analyzes California's roller coaster ride over the past decades--going from being a model for its high level of government and public services to more lately becoming an anti-model for its dysfunctional government, deteriorating services, and someti…

  • Economic Development and Export Growth

    Economic Development and Export Growth
    av Robert E. Baldwin

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520326767

    This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices R…

  • Economic Development and Export Growth

    Economic Development and Export Growth
    av Robert E. Baldwin

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520368286

    This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices R…

  • The Untold History of Ramen

    The Untold History of Ramen
    av George Solt

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520277564

    A rich, salty, and steaming bowl of ramen noodle soup climbed its way onto the international culinary scene and, from Tokyo to New York, is now a symbol of the cultural prowess of Japanese cuisine. In this highly original account of geopolitics and…

  • The Untold History of Ramen

    The Untold History of Ramen
    av George Solt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520282353

    A rich, salty, and steaming bowl of ramen noodle soup climbed its way onto the international culinary scene and, from Tokyo to New York, is now a symbol of the cultural prowess of Japanese cuisine. In this highly original account of geopolitics and…

  • Artists at Continent's End

    Artists at Continent's End
    av Scott A. Shields

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520247390

    Few regions rival the magnificence of California's Monterey Peninsula. This beauty, together with a mild climate, rich history, and simplicity of lifestyle, encouraged the development of one of the nation's foremost art colonies. From 1875 to the fi…

  • Mumford on Modern Art in the 1930s

    Mumford on Modern Art in the 1930s
    av Robert Mumford

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520258082

    Although Lewis Mumford is widely acknowledged as the seminal American critic of architecture and urbanism in the twentieth century, he is less known for his art criticism. He began contributing to this field in the early 1920s, and his influence pea…

  • American Exodus

    American Exodus
    av Charlotte Brooks

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520302686

    In the first decades of the 20th century, almost half of the Chinese Americans born in the United States moved to China-a relocation they assumed would be permanent. At a time when people from around the world flocked to the United States, this litt…

  • American Exodus

    American Exodus
    av Charlotte Brooks

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520302679

    In the first decades of the 20th century, almost half of the Chinese Americans born in the United States moved to China-a relocation they assumed would be permanent. At a time when people from around the world flocked to the United States, this litt…

  • Colonizing the Body

    Colonizing the Body
    av David Arnold

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520082953

    In this innovative analysis of medicine and disease in colonial India, David Arnold explores the vital role of the state in medical and public health activities, arguing that Western medicine became a critical battleground between the colonized and…