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  • Duped

    Duped
    av Timothy R. Levine

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817359683

    A scrupulous account that overturns many commonplace notions about how we can best detect lies and falsehoods. Across a host of issues such as the advent of fake news, climate-science denial, and Bernie Madoff's appeal to investors, people can be as…

  • Duped

    Duped
    av Timothy R. Levine

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817320416

    A scrupulous account that overturns many commonplace notions about how we can best detect lies and falsehoods. Across a host of issues such as the advent of fake news, climate-science denial, and Bernie Madoff's appeal to investors, people can be as…

  • Mark Twain, the World, and Me

    Mark Twain, the World, and Me
    av Susan K. Harris

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817359676

    Winner of the Elizabeth Agee Prize in American Literature A scholar accompanies Twain on his journey around the world In Mark Twain, the World, and Me: Following the Equator, Then and Now, Susan K. Harris follows Twain's last lecture tour as he woun…

  • Architectural Body

    Architectural Body
    av Madeline Gins

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817311698

    This manifesto is a verbal articulation of the authors' visionary theory of how the human body, architecture, and creativity define and sustain one another.: This revolutionary work by artist-architects Arakawa and Madeline Gins demonstrates the int…

  • Architectural Body

    Architectural Body
    av Madeline Gins

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817311681

    This manifesto is a verbal articulation of the authors' visionary theory of how the human body, architecture, and creativity define and sustain one another.: This revolutionary work by artist-architects Arakawa and Madeline Gins demonstrates the int…

  • Polacos in Argentina

    Polacos in Argentina
    av Mariusz Kalczewiak

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817320393

    An examination of the social and cultural repercussions of Jewish emigration from Poland to Argentina in the 1920s and 1930s. Between the 1890s and 1930s, Argentina, following the United States and Palestine, became the main destination for Eastern…

  • American Poetry as Transactional Art

    American Poetry as Transactional Art
    av Stephen Fredman

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817359812

    Explores the ways American poetry engages with visual art, music, fiction, spirituality, and performance art. Many people think of poetry as a hermetic art, as though poets wrote only about themselves or as if the subject of poetry were finally only…

  • The Most They Ever Had

    The Most They Ever Had
    av Rick Bragg

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817356835

    In the spring of 2001, a community of people in the Appalachian foothills of northern Alabama had come to the edge of all they had ever known. Across the South, padlocks and logging chains bound the doors of silent mills, and it seemed a miracle to…

  • The Women of Provincetown, 1915-1922

    The Women of Provincetown, 1915-1922
    av Cheryl Black

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817359973

    Black examines the roles a remarkable group of women played in one of the most influential theatre groups in America, demonstrating their influence on 20th-century dramaturgy and culture. Perhaps most notable for its discovery of two significant Ame…

  • Rhetoric, Through Everyday Things

    Rhetoric, Through Everyday Things

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817359102

    A fascinating addition to rhetoric scholarship, Rhetoric, Through Everyday Things expands the scope of rhetorical situations beyond the familiar humanist triad of speaker-audience-purpose to an inclusive study of inanimate objects. The fifteen essay…

  • Rhetoric, Through Everyday Things

    Rhetoric, Through Everyday Things

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817319199

    A fascinating addition to rhetoric scholarship, Rhetoric, Through Everyday Things expands the scope of rhetorical situations beyond the familiar humanist triad of speaker-audience-purpose to an inclusive study of inanimate objects. The fifteen essay…

  • Places of Public Memory

    Places of Public Memory

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817317065

    Though we live in a time when memory seems to be losing its hold on communities, memory remains central to personal, communal, and national identities. And although popular and public discourses from speeches to films invite a shared sense of the pa…

  • Places of Public Memory

    Places of Public Memory

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817356132

    Though we live in a time when memory seems to be losing its hold on communities, memory remains central to personal, communal, and national identities. And although popular and public discourses from speeches to films invite a shared sense of the pa…

  • Jose De Bustamante and Central American Independence

    Jose De Bustamante and Central American Independence
    av Timothy P. Hawkins

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817314279

    Latin American independence histories of the last 150 years have tended to stereotype Captain General Bustamante, governor of the Spanish colony of Guatemala from 1811 to 1818, as a tyrannical arch-villain who personified colonial oppression. Timoth…

  • Hearing the Hurt

    Hearing the Hurt
    av Eric Watts

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817317669

    Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4Hearing the Hurt is an examination of how the New Negro movement, also known as the Harlem Renaissance, provoked and sustained public discourse and deliberation about black culture and identity in the…

  • TO SAVE MY RACE FROM ABUSE

    TO SAVE MY RACE FROM ABUSE

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817355975

    Samuel Robert Cassius was born to a slave mother and a white father in Virginia in 1853 and became a member of the Restorationist Movement (Disciples of Christ) while a coal miner in Indiana. For the rest of his long life (he died in 1931 at age 78)…

  • TO SAVE MY RACE FROM ABUSE

    TO SAVE MY RACE FROM ABUSE

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817315559

    Samuel Robert Cassius was born to a slave mother and a white father in Virginia in 1853 and became a member of the Restorationist Movement (Disciples of Christ) while a coal miner in Indiana. For the rest of his long life (he died in 1931 at age 78)…

  • "The Transfiguring Sword"

    "The Transfiguring Sword"
    av Cheryl Jorgensen-Earp

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817358211

    The Women's Social and Political Union, the militant branch of the English women's suffrage movement, turned to arson, bombing, and widespread property destruction as a strategy to achieve suffrage for women. Because of its comparative rarity, terro…

  • Alabama

    Alabama
    av William Warren Rogers

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817359171

    A new and up-to-date edition of Alabama's history to celebrate the state's bicentennial. Alabama: The History of a Deep South State, Bicentennial Edition is a comprehensive narrative account of the state from its earliest days to the present. This e…

  • Alabama

    Alabama
    av William Warren Rogers

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817319748

    A new and up-to-date edition of Alabama's history to celebrate the state's bicentennial. Alabama: The History of a Deep South State, Bicentennial Edition is a comprehensive narrative account of the state from its earliest days to the present. This e…

  • Air Power in War

    Air Power in War
    av Arthur W. Tedder

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817356255

    Arthur Tedder, who was knighted and raised to the peerage for his contributions to the Allied victory in World War II, served in the British air force in World War I and played an important role in professionalising and organising British air forces…

  • Theatre and Politics in the Twentieth Century

    Theatre and Politics in the Twentieth Century

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817311117

    Political commentary is possible through ""variety"" theatre, this volume contends. Compiled from the April 2000 Theatre Symposium held on the campus of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, this collection of essays presents a mix of theoretical a…

  • Theatre History Studies 1992

    Theatre History Studies 1992

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817353889

  • A History of Fisk University, 1865-1946

    A History of Fisk University, 1865-1946
    av Joe M. Richardson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817312077

  • Archaeology below the Cliff

    Archaeology below the Cliff
    av Matthew C. Reilly

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817320287

    First book-length archaeological study of a nonelite white population on a Caribbean plantation. Archaeology below the Cliff: Race, Class, and Redlegs in Barbadian Sugar Society is the first archaeological study of the poor whites of Barbados, the d…

  • Grass Widow

    Grass Widow
    av Viola Goode Liddell

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817350901

    Viola Goode Liddell's short memoir tells the story of her return to Alabama in search of a husband and a new life. Thirty years old and recently divorced, Liddell comes back to her home state - with her young son - determined to survive, during the…

  • Old Mobile

    Old Mobile
    av Jay Higginbotham

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817305284

    "Higginbotham has given to American historiography a microcosmic view of one of the earliest and most important outposts in the colonial new world. The Latin South can henceforth not be ignored." - Alabama Historical Quarterly"The definitive account…

  • Laughing Stock

    Laughing Stock
    av Thomas Stribling

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817350598

    In the intense blossoming of American literary talent between the World Wars, T.S. Stribling took his place with Faulkner, Hemingway, Dos Passos, and other members of his generation with the Pulitzer Prize in 1933 for his bestselling novel The Store…

  • Foraging in the Tennessee River Valley, 12,500 to 8,000 Years Ago

    Foraging in the Tennessee River Valley, 12,500 to 8,000 Years Ago
    av Kandace D. Hollenbach

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817355227

    Plants are inarguably a significant component of the diets of foraging peoples in non-arctic environments. As such, the decisions and activities associated with the gathering and exploitation of plants are important to foragers' subsistence pursuits…

  • Foraging in the Tennessee River Valley, 12,500 to 8,000 Years Ago

    Foraging in the Tennessee River Valley, 12,500 to 8,000 Years Ago
    av Kandace D. Hollenbach

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817316433

    Plants are inarguably a significant component of the diets of foraging peoples in non-arctic environments. As such, the decisions and activities associated with the gathering and exploitation of plants are important to foragers' subsistence pursuits…

  • Borders of Visibility

    Borders of Visibility
    av Jennifer L. Shoaff

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817319670

    An anthropological study of Haitian migrant women's mobility in the Dominican Republic. Borders of Visibility offers extremely timely insight into the Dominican Republic's racist treatment of Haitian descendants within its borders. Jennifer L. Shoaf…

  • The Works

    The Works
    av George Starbuck

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817313784

    Eighty-one poems spanning the career of the late George Starbuck, widely praised luminary of modern American verse. Starbuck was known in his lifetime and is remembered today as a practitioner of verse remarkable for its pathos, intelligence, and wi…

  • Baking, Bourbon, and Black Drink

    Baking, Bourbon, and Black Drink

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817319922

    Archaeological case studies that explore the rituals and cultural significance of foods in the southeastern United States. Understanding and explaining societal rules surrounding food and foodways have been the foci of anthropological studies since…

  • Full Fathom Five

    Full Fathom Five
    av Mary Fowler

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817316112

    Mary Lee Coe Fowler was a posthumous child, born after her father, a submarine skipper in the Pacific, was lost at sea in 1943. Her mother quickly remarried into a difficult and troubled relationship, and Mary Lee's biological father was never menti…

  • Theatre Symposium, Volume 21

    Theatre Symposium, Volume 21

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817370084

    Volume 21 of Theatre Symposium presents essays that explore the intricate and vital relationships between theatre, religion, and ritual. Whether or not theatre arose from ritual and/or religion, from prehistory to the present there have been clear a…

  • Judge Frank Johnson and Human Rights in Alabama

    Judge Frank Johnson and Human Rights in Alabama
    av Tinsley E. Yarbrough

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817300562

  • Applications of Research in Music Behavior

    Applications of Research in Music Behavior

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817305420

    This book is a compilation of current research that investigates various aspects of musical experience and stresses the practical applications and implications of investigating music behavior in a systematic, objective manner. Specifically, the book…

  • Chronicles Of Faith

    Chronicles Of Faith

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817311964

    Chronicles of Faith records the life of a man who influenced the course of higher education for African Americans and Africans throughout the twentieth century.

  • Zombiescapes and Phantom Zones

    Zombiescapes and Phantom Zones
    av Lee Rozelle

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817319267

    In Zombiescapes and Phantom Zones: Ecocriticism and the Liminal from "Invisible Man" to "The Walking Dead," Lee Rozelle chronicles the weirdest, ugliest, and most mixed-up characters to appear on the literary scene since World War II-creatures intim…

  • Dynamics of Southwest Prehistory

    Dynamics of Southwest Prehistory

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817353513

    Emerging from a School of American Research, this work reviews the general status of archaeological knowledge in 9 key regions of the Southwest to examine broader questions of cultural development, which affected the Southwest as a whole, and to con…

  • Sweet Cane

    Sweet Cane
    av Lucy Wayne

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817316969

    From the late eighteenth century to early 1836, the heart of the Florida sugar industry was concentrated in East Florida, between the St. Johns River and the Atlantic Ocean. Producing the sweetest sugar, molasses, and rum, at least 22 sugar plantati…

  • Sweet Cane

    Sweet Cane
    av Lucy Wayne

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817355920

    From the late eighteenth century to early 1836, the heart of the Florida sugar industry was concentrated in East Florida, between the St. Johns River and the Atlantic Ocean. Producing the sweetest sugar, molasses, and rum, at least 22 sugar plantati…

  • Pox, Empire, Shackles, and Hides

    Pox, Empire, Shackles, and Hides
    av Jon Marcoux

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817317164

    The late-seventeenth and early-eighteenth centuries were an extremely turbulent time for southeastern American Indian groups. Indeed, between the founding of the Charles Town colony along the south Atlantic coast in 1670 and the outbreak of the Yama…

  • Pox, Empire, Shackles, and Hides

    Pox, Empire, Shackles, and Hides
    av Jon Marcoux

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817356286

    The late-seventeenth and early-eighteenth centuries were an extremely turbulent time for southeastern American Indian groups. Indeed, between the founding of the Charles Town colony along the south Atlantic coast in 1670 and the outbreak of the Yama…

  • Remaining Chickasaw in Indian Territory, 1830s-1907

    Remaining Chickasaw in Indian Territory, 1830s-1907
    av Wendy St. Jean

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817356422

    In the early 1800s, the U.S. government attempted to rid the Southeast of Indians in order to make way for trading networks, American immigration, optimal land use, economic development opportunities, and, ultimately, territorial expansion westward…

  • Remaining Chickasaw in Indian Territory, 1830s-1907

    Remaining Chickasaw in Indian Territory, 1830s-1907
    av Wendy St. Jean

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817317256

    In the early 1800s, the U.S. government attempted to rid the Southeast of Indians in order to make way for trading networks, American immigration, optimal land use, economic development opportunities, and, ultimately, territorial expansion westward…

  • W.C.McKern and the Midwestern Taxonomic Method

    W.C.McKern and the Midwestern Taxonomic Method

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817312213

    This book explains the deep influence of biological methods and theories on the practice of Americanist archaeology by exploring W. C. McKern's use of Linnaean taxonomy as the model for development of a pottery classification system. By the early 20…

  • W.C.McKern and the Midwestern Taxonomic Method

    W.C.McKern and the Midwestern Taxonomic Method

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817312220

    This volume explains the deep influence of biological methods and theories on the practice of Americanist archaeology by exploring W.C. McKern's use of Linnaean taxonomy as the model for development of a pottery classification system.

  • Our Sisters' Keepers

    Our Sisters' Keepers

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817314675

    This book contains essays on the roles played by women in forming American attitudes about benevolence and poverty relief. American culture has long had a conflicted relationship with assistance to the poor. Cotton Mather and John Winthrop were stau…

  • Our Sisters' Keepers

    Our Sisters' Keepers

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817351939

    This book contains essays on the roles played by women in forming American attitudes about benevolence and poverty relief. American culture has long had a conflicted relationship with assistance to the poor. Cotton Mather and John Winthrop were stau…

  • Animal, Vegetable, Digital

    Animal, Vegetable, Digital
    av Elizabeth Swanstrom

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817318956

    Winner of the Elizabeth Agee Prize in American Literature In Animal, Vegetable, Digital, Elizabeth Swanstrom makes a confident and spirited argument for the use of digital art in support of ameliorating human engagement with the environment and sugg…

  • From the Gulf States and Beyond

    From the Gulf States and Beyond

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817309480

    This collection of essays demonstrates the importance of the Linguistic Atlas of the Gulf States (LAGS) as a defining linguistic study of this century, though one of the most underused. Emory University's Lee Pedersen directed and brought to complet…

  • The Sephardim in the Holocaust

    The Sephardim in the Holocaust
    av Isaac Jack Levy

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817320713

    Documents the first-hand experiences in the Holocaust of the Sephardim from Greece, the Balkans, North Africa, Libya, Cos, and Rhodes The Sephardim suffered devastation during the Holocaust, but this facet of history is poorly documented. What liter…

  • The Sephardim in the Holocaust

    The Sephardim in the Holocaust
    av Isaac Jack Levy

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817359843

    Documents the first-hand experiences in the Holocaust of the Sephardim from Greece, the Balkans, North Africa, Libya, Cos, and Rhodes The Sephardim suffered devastation during the Holocaust, but this facet of history is poorly documented. What liter…

  • Mule South to Tractor South

    Mule South to Tractor South
    av George B. Ellenberg

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817357726

    The author describes the adoption of the mule as the major agricultural resource in the American South and its later displacement by the mechanical tractor. After describing the surprising slowness of southern farmers to realise the superiority of t…

  • Mule South to Tractor South

    Mule South to Tractor South
    av George B. Ellenberg

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817315979

    This title presents the development of southern agriculture as revealed through an examination of its premier work animal.The author describes the adoption of the mule as the major agricultural resource in the American South and its later displaceme…

  • Martin Luther King Jr., Heroism, and African American Literature

    Martin Luther King Jr., Heroism, and African American Literature
    av Trudier Harris

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817318444

    African American writers have incorporated Martin Luther King Jr. into their work since he rose to prominence in the mid-1950s. Martin Luther King Jr., Heroism, and African American Literature is a study by award-winning author Trudier Harris of Kin…

  • Plaquemine Archaeology

    Plaquemine Archaeology

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817353667

    Plaquemine, Louisiana, about 10 miles south of Baton Rouge on the banks of the Mississippi River, seems an unassuming southern community for which to designate an entire culture. Archaeological research conducted in the region between 1938 and 1941,…

  • Plaquemine Archaeology

    Plaquemine Archaeology

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817315436

    Plaquemine, Louisiana, about 10 miles south of Baton Rouge on the banks of the Mississippi River, seems an unassuming southern community for which to designate an entire culture. Archaeological research conducted in the region between 1938 and 1941,…

  • Battle

    Battle

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817316228

    Romanticism is as rife in Civil War history as any other and may produce more than its share of drums and trumpets writing that glosses over the fear, pain, and death that are inevitable components of all warfare. The essays that make up this collec…

  • The Deadly Politics of Giving

    The Deadly Politics of Giving
    av Seth Mallios

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817353360

    With a focus on indigenous cultural systems and agency theory, this volume analyzes Contact Period relations between North American Middle Atlantic Algonquian Indians and the Spanish Jesuits at Ajacan (1570-72) and English settlers at Roanoke Island…

  • The Deadly Politics of Giving

    The Deadly Politics of Giving
    av Seth Mallios

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817315160

    With a focus on indigenous cultural systems and agency theory, this volume analyzes Contact Period relations between North American Middle Atlantic Algonquian Indians and the Spanish Jesuits at Ajacan (1570-72) and English settlers at Roanoke Island…

  • Memoir of My Youth in Cuba

    Memoir of My Youth in Cuba
    av Josep Conangla

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817358921

    Memoir of My Youth in Cuba: A Soldier in the Spanish Army during the Separatist War, 1895-1898 is a translation of the memoir Memorias de mi juventud en Cuba: Un soldado del ejercito espanol en la guerra separatista (1895-1898) by Josep Conangla. Th…

  • Theatre History Studies 1998

    Theatre History Studies 1998

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817353940

    Theatre History Studies is a peer-reviewed journal of theatre history and scholarship published annually since 1981 by the Mid-American Theatre Conference (MATC), a regional body devoted to theatre scholarship and practice. The conference encompasse…

  • Alabama and the Borderlands

    Alabama and the Borderlands

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817312770

    Prehistory and early history of Alabama and the southeastern US Born of a concern with Alabama's past and the need to explore and explain that legacy, this book brings together the nation's leading scholars on the prehistory and early history of Ala…

  • Prehistoric Peoples of South Florida

    Prehistoric Peoples of South Florida
    av William McGoun

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780817306861

    To many people in South Florida, an ""old-timer"" is someone who has lived there for more than five years. ""Prehistoric Peoples of South Florida"" considers the culture history of the real South Florida ""old-timers"" dating from 10,000 BC to the i…