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  • Classical Ballet Technique

    Classical Ballet Technique
    av Gretchen W. Warren
    (2 recensioner)

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813009452

    In more than 2600 photographs, professional dancers (from such companies as the American Ballet Theatre and the Jaffrey Ballet) demonstrate in sequence every movement in the classical repertoire, from the most basic to the most advanced. Each photog…

  • Jazz Dance

    Jazz Dance

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813049298

    The history of jazz dance is best understood by thinking of it as a tree. The roots of jazz dance are African. Its trunk is vernacular, shaped by European influence, and exemplified by the Charleston and the Lindy Hop. From the vernacular have grown…

  • Jazz Dance

    Jazz Dance

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813061290

    Unique in its focus on history rather than technique, Jazz Dance offers the only overview of trends and developments since 1960. Editors Lindsay Guarino and Wendy Oliver have assembled an array of seasoned practitioners and scholars who trace the nu…

  • Picturing Apollo 11

    Picturing Apollo 11
    av J.L. Pickering

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813056173

    Picturing Apollo 11 is an unprecedented photographic history of the space mission that defined an era. Through a wealth of unpublicized and recently discovered images, this book presents new and rarely-seen views of the people, places, and events in…

  • Time and Memory in Indigenous Amazonia

    Time and Memory in Indigenous Amazonia

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813044798

    Based on recent ethnographic fieldwork and firsthand analysis of indigenous history, this collection examines the concepts of time and change as they played out in areas ranging from religion, cosmology, and mortuary practices to attitudes toward et…

  • An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders

    An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders
    av Carl Phelpstead

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066516

    Combining an accessible approach with innovative scholarship, An Introduction to the Sagas of Icelanders provides up-to-date perspectives on a unique medieval literary genre that has fascinated the English-speaking world for more than two centuries.…

  • Dogs

    Dogs

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066363

    While previous studies of dogs in human history have focused on how people have changed the species through domestication, this volume offers a rich archaeological portrait of the human-canine connection. Contributors investigate the ways people hav…

  • Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

    Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba
    av Sinan Koont

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813054032

    As large-scale industrial agriculture comes under increasing scrutiny because of its petroleum- and petrochemical-based input costs and environmentally objectionable consequences, increasing attention has been focused on sustainable, local, and agro…

  • Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

    Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba
    av Sinan Koont

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813037578

    "Pushed by necessity but enabled by its existing social and educational policies, Cuba in the 1990s launched the most extensive program of urban sustainable agriculture in the world. This study is to date the only book-length investigation in either…

  • Bioarchaeology and Identity Revisited

    Bioarchaeology and Identity Revisited

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683401537

    This volume highlights new directions in the study of social identities in past populations. Building on the field-defining research in Bioarchaeology and Identity in the Americas, contributors expand the scope of the subject regionally, theoretical…

  • BRITAIN AND BARBARY, 1589-1689

    BRITAIN AND BARBARY, 1589-1689
    av Nabil Matar

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813030760

    Following an incisive re-appraisal of "The Moor on the Elizabethan Stage"-vital reading for anyone interested in the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries - Professor Matar offers a groundbreaking study of Britain's response to Barbary in matt…

  • Case Studies in Suburban Sustainability

    Case Studies in Suburban Sustainability

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683401599

    The first volume to focus on suburbs and sustainability in the United States, this collection approaches the topic through regionally diverse case studies. Departing from the more widely examined issue of urban sustainability, contributors argue tha…

  • From Garvey to Marley

    From Garvey to Marley
    av Noel Leo Erskine

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813030784

    This history of the theology and rituals of Rastafarianism features the reggae rhythms of Bob Marley and the teachings and philosophy of Marcus Garvey, the black nationalist who motivated many of his fellow Jamaicans to embrace their African ancestr…

  • Rethinking Colonialism

    Rethinking Colonialism

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813068022

    Historical archaeology studies once relied upon a binary view of colonialism: colonizers and colonized, the colonial period and the postcolonial period. The contributors to this volume scrutinize imperialism and expansionism through an alternative l…

  • Rethinking Colonialism

    Rethinking Colonialism

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813060705

    Historical archeology studies once relied upon a binary view of colonialism: colonizers and colonized, the colonial period and the postcolonial period. The international contributors to this volume scrutinize imperialism and expansionism through an…

  • The Scent of Scandal

    The Scent of Scandal
    av Craig Pittman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813060569

    After its Peruvian discovery in 2002, Phragmipedium kovachii became the rarest and most sought-after orchid in the world. Prices soared to $10,000 on the black market. Then one showed up at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, USA, where every year more t…

  • Univision, Telemundo, and the Rise of Spanish-Language Television in the United States

    Univision, Telemundo, and the Rise of Spanish-Language Television in the United States
    av Craig Allen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683401643

    In the most comprehensive history of Spanish-language television in the United States to date, Craig Allen traces the development of two prominent yet little-studied powerhouses, Univision and Telemundo. Allen tells the inside story of how these net…

  • Forever Young

    Forever Young
    av John W. Young

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066042

    He walked on the Moon. He flew six space missions in three different programs--more than any other human. He served with NASA for more than four decades. His peers called him the ""astronaut's astronaut."" Enthusiasts of space exploration have long…

  • Forever Young

    Forever Young
    av John W. Young

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813049335

    He walked on the Moon. He flew six space missions in three different programs-more than any other human. He served with NASA for more than four decades. His peers called him the "astronaut's astronaut." Enthusiasts of space exploration have long wai…

  • Edible Insects and Human Evolution

    Edible Insects and Human Evolution
    av Julie J. Lesnik

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813064314

    Researchers who study ancient human diets tend to focus on meat eating because the practice of butchery is very apparent in the archaeological record. In this volume, Julie Lesnik highlights a different food source, tracing evidence that humans and…

  • Edible Insects and Human Evolution

    Edible Insects and Human Evolution
    av Julie J. Lesnik

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813056999

    Researchers who study ancient human diets tend to focus on meat eating, since the practice of butchery is very apparent in the archaeological record. In this volume, Julie Lesnik brings a different food source into view, tracing evidence that humans…

  • Americanization In The States

    Americanization In The States
    av Christina A. Ziegler?McPherson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813035505

    "Makes a formidable contribution to U.S. immigration history by addressing historical and contemporary debates about national identity and the place of immigrants within American society."--Brian Gratton, Arizona State University"Deepens and clarifi…

  • The Philosophy of W.V. Quine

    The Philosophy of W.V. Quine
    av Roger F., Jr. Gibson

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813008554

    How we acquire our theory of the world is for W. V. Quine the central question of epistemology. Gibson sets forth Quine's philosophy as a systematic attempt to answer this question; his analysis challenges those who might view Quine's theses as mult…

  • The French School of Classical Ballet

    The French School of Classical Ballet
    av Vanina Wilson

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813044514

    Over the years, methods of classical ballet instruction have been codified into a variety of canonical approaches. One of the most commonly taught systems is that of the French school. This thirty-three-week training manual parallels the presentatio…

  • The Nature of Plants

    The Nature of Plants
    av Craig N. Huegel

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813064086

    Plants play a critical role in how we experience our environment. They create calming green spaces, provide oxygen for us to breathe, and nourish our senses. In The Nature of Plants, ecologist and nursery owner Craig Huegel demystifies the complex l…

  • The Past Is a Moving Picture

    The Past Is a Moving Picture
    av Janna Jones

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813060378

    "An absolutely stupendously important volume. Historically and theoretically informed, this book is an absolutely first-rate investigation of the current cultural politics of film archives. It is not only indispensable for all those working to prese…

  • The Past Is a Moving Picture

    The Past Is a Moving Picture
    av Janna Jones

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813041926

    Almost all remnants of culture - past and present - degrade over time, whether sculpture or scrolls, painting or papyrus, books or clay tablets. Perhaps no major cultural record dissolves more rapidly than film, arguably the predominant medium of th…

  • At Fault

    At Fault
    av Sebastian D.G. Knowles

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813056920

    At Fault is an exhilarating celebration of risk-taking in the work of James Joyce. Esteemed Joyce scholar and teacher Sebastian Knowles takes on the American university system, arguing that the modernist writer offers the antidote to the risk-averse…

  • At Fault

    At Fault
    av Sebastian D.G. Knowles

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813068480

    At Fault is an exhilarating celebration of risk-taking in the work of James Joyce. Esteemed Joyce scholar and teacher Sebastian Knowles critiques the state of the modern American university, denouncing what he sees as an accelerating trend of corpor…

  • Calling Me Home

    Calling Me Home
    av Bob Kealing

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813061276

    On September 19, 1973, Gram Parsons became yet another rock-and-roll casualty in an era of excess, a time when young men wore their dangerous habits like badges of honour. Unfortunately, his many musical accomplishments have been overshadowed by a m…

  • Calling Me Home

    Calling Me Home
    av Bob Kealing

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813042046

    On September 19, 1973, Gram Parsons became yet another rock-and-roll casualty in an era of excess, a time when young men wore their dangerous habits like badges of honour. Unfortunately, his many musical accomplishments have been overshadowed by a m…

  • Lunar Outfitters

    Lunar Outfitters
    av Bill Ayrey

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066578

    The design processes behind a giant leap for mankind. Neil Armstrong in a space suit on the moon remains an iconic representation of America's technological ingenuity. Few know that the Model A-7L pressure suit worn by the Apollo 11 astronauts, and…

  • Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

    Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683400844

    Frontiers and territorial borders are places of contested power where societies collide, interact, and interconnect. Using bioanthropological case studies from around the world, this volume explores how people in the past created, maintained, or cha…

  • Women Making Modernism

    Women Making Modernism

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066172

    Challenging the tendency of scholars to view women writers of the modernist era as isolated artists who competed with one another for critical and cultural acceptance, Women Making Modernism reveals the robust networks women created and maintained t…

  • Winter Season

    Winter Season
    av Toni Bentley

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813027050

    An inside look at one of the world's great dance companies, and an intimate account of the emotional and intellectual development of a young woman dedicated to one of the most demanding of all the arts. Toni Bentley's association with the New York C…

  • A Desolate Place for a Defiant People

    A Desolate Place for a Defiant People
    av Daniel Sayers

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813060187

    In the 250 years before the Civil War, the Great Dismal Swamp of Virginia and North Carolina was a brutal landscape-2,000 square miles of undeveloped and unforgiving wetlands, peat bogs, impenetrable foliage, and dangerous creatures. It was also a p…

  • Who's Afraid of James Joyce?

    Who's Afraid of James Joyce?
    av Karen R. Lawrence

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813041681

    ""Contains riches and will become an essential resource for new generations of Joyce critics looking to build on Lawrence's immense contributions to the field. The glittering intelligence of the individual pieces in this collection reminds us that e…

  • Who's Afraid of James Joyce?

    Who's Afraid of James Joyce?
    av Karen R. Lawrence

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813034775

    The author of the acclaimed The Odyssey of Style in Ulysses here presents her thinking on James Joyce dating from that landmark work. Who's Afraid of James Joyce? is consistently erudite and thought provoking.--John Gordon, Connecticut College. ""Co…

  • Situated Narratives and Sacred Dance

    Situated Narratives and Sacred Dance
    av Jill Flanders Crosby

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683402060

    Through a revolutionary ethnographic approach that foregrounds storytelling and performance as alternative means of knowledge, Situated Narratives and Sacred Dance explores shared ritual traditions between the Anlo-Ewe people of West Africa and thei…

  • American Coastal Rescue Craft

    American Coastal Rescue Craft
    av William D. Wilkinson

    Övrigt - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813033341

    William Wilkinson and Timothy Dring provide detailed history and technical design information on each and every type of small rescue craft ever used by the United States Life-Saving Service and United States Coast Guard, from the early 1800s to curr…

  • The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America

    The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683400462

    The emergence of village societies out of hunter-gatherer groups profoundly transformed social relations in every part of the world where such communities formed. Drawing on the latest archaeological and historical evidence, this volume explores the…

  • Charcoal And Cinnamon: The Politics Of Color In Spanish Caribbean Literature

    Charcoal And Cinnamon: The Politics Of Color In Spanish Caribbean Literature

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813027173

    "[Adds] an important voice to the national conversation on race. A 'must read' for scholars and enthusiasts of Caribbean literature."--Janet J. Hampton, George Washington UniversityCharcoal and Cinnamon explores the continuing redefinition of women…

  • The Contemporary Novel in France

    The Contemporary Novel in France

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813014098

    This collection of essays provides an overview of the novel form in contemporary France through analyses of works written since 1960. Emphasis is placed on individual authors who for the most part continue to contribute to French letters and whose p…

  • Cuban Studies Since the Revolution

    Cuban Studies Since the Revolution

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813011240

    In recent years, few countries have generated so much debate and controversy as Cuba. Since the Cuban Revolution of 1959, discussions have been characterized by polemics. A comprehensive discourse on the epistemology of Cuban studies, this work eval…

  • The Modern Voice in American Poetry

    The Modern Voice in American Poetry
    av William Doreski

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813015866

    Proposing that modern American poetry requires ""limber criticism"" informed but not straitjacketed by contemporary theory, William Doreski links the major American modernists to each other and to the larger social and cultural world. Concentrating…

  • The Business Strategy of Booker T. Washington

    The Business Strategy of Booker T. Washington
    av Michael B. Boston

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813041711

    Michael Boston offers a radical departure from other interpretations of Booker T. Washington by focusing on the latter's business ideas and practices. More specifically, Boston examines Washington as an entrepreneur, spelling out his business philos…

  • The Business Strategy of Booker T. Washington

    The Business Strategy of Booker T. Washington
    av Michael B. Boston

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813034737

    A fresh reassessment of one of the most powerful black men in American history. This book will help reshape the prism through which the life, work, strategy, and contributions of Booker T. Washington are examined.--David H. Jackson Jr., author of A…

  • Unearthing St. Mary's City

    Unearthing St. Mary's City

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066837

    This volume summarizes the remarkably diverse archaeological discoveries made during the past half century of investigations at the site of St. Mary's City, the first capital of Maryland and one of the earliest European settlements in America. Found…

  • The Cubalogues

    The Cubalogues
    av Todd F. Tietchen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813054629

    Immediately after the Cuban Revolution, Havana fostered an important transnational intellectual and cultural scene. Later, Castro would strictly impose his vision of Cuban culture on the populace and the United States would bar its citizens from tra…

  • Fringe Florida

    Fringe Florida
    av Lynn Waddell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813064703

    Florida has a titillating underbelly that few tourists ever see. Beyond the theme parks and the beaches lies a periphery most residents know about but-out of decorum or discomfort?prefer not to discuss. In Fringe Florida, Lynn Waddell explores the e…

  • Fringe Florida

    Fringe Florida
    av Lynn Waddell

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813044934

    Most people visit the Sunshine State for its theme parks and beaches, but there is another side to Florida, an underbelly few tourists ever see, a periphery most residents know about but-out of decorum or discomfort?prefer not to discuss. In Fringe…

  • The New Africa

    The New Africa
    av Robert M. Press

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813017044

    In this text former ""Christian Science Monitor"" correspondent Robert Press tells his first-hand story of triumph and tragedy in contemporary sub-Saharan Africa. Featuring 90 photographs by Betty Press - whose work has appeared in the ""Christian S…

  • The Archaeology of the North American Fur Trade

    The Archaeology of the North American Fur Trade
    av Michael S. Nassaney

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813061573

    The North American fur trade left an enduring material legacy of the complex interactions between natives and Europeans. From the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries, the demand for pelts and skins transformed America, helping to fuel the Age of…

  • The Archaeology of the North American Fur Trade

    The Archaeology of the North American Fur Trade
    av Michael S. Nassaney

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813054698

    Nassaney draws together an amazing amount of information about the fur trades that once existed in North America and includes illuminating and imaginative interpretations of archaeological data by researchers from across the continent."-Gregory A. W…

  • Unlikely Dissenters

    Unlikely Dissenters
    av Anne Stefani

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813060767

    Between 1920 and 1970, a small but significant number of white women confronted white supremacy and the segregationist system in the American South, incontrovertibly contributing to its demise. Using the 1954 Brown decision as a pivot, Anne Stefani…

  • Unlikely Dissenters

    Unlikely Dissenters
    av Anne Stefani

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813054650

    Stefani redefines the proverbial `southern lady' with a close look at over fifty white, anti-racist women. Concentrating on traits that linked these women across two generations, Unlikely Dissenters provides the first comprehensive study of how thes…

  • Before the Pioneers

    Before the Pioneers
    av Andrew K. Frank

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813054513

    Formed seemingly out of steel, glass, and concrete, with millions of residents from around the globe, Miami has ancient roots that can be hard to imagine today. Before the Pioneers takes readers back through forgotten eras to the stories of the peop…

  • Before the Pioneers

    Before the Pioneers
    av Andrew K. Frank

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066059

    Formed seemingly out of steel, glass, and concrete, with millions of residents from around the globe, Miami has ancient roots that can be hard to imagine today. Before the Pioneers takes readers back through forgotten eras to the stories of the peop…

  • Guide and Reference to the Amphibians of Western North America (North of Mexico) and Hawaii

    Guide and Reference to the Amphibians of Western North America (North of Mexico) and Hawaii
    av R.D. Bartlett

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813032986

    More than 500 species and subspecies of amphibians and reptiles can be found in the western United States. This set of three field guides offers a complete survey of the frogs, toads, salamanders, snakes, turtles, and lizards that reside west of the…

  • Langston Hughes and American Lynching Culture

    Langston Hughes and American Lynching Culture
    av W. Jason Miller

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813041520

    Langston Hughes never knew of an America where lynching was absent from the cultural landscape. Jason Miller investigates the nearly three dozen poems written by Hughes on the subject of lynching to explore its varying effects on survivors, victims,…

  • Florida Folk Tales

    Florida Folk Tales

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813008707

    "A splendid collection from one of the nation's richest and most diverse traditional cultures.... "Florida Folktales" will appeal not only to scholars and lovers of folklore, but to anyone interested in the wellsprings of American storytelling and l…

  • The Archaeology of Forts and Battlefields

    The Archaeology of Forts and Battlefields
    av David R. Starbuck

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813044149

    Forts and battlefields embody activities and locations where nations have come into conflict and where victory or defeat has determined the shape of modern American society. This book discusses some of the most dynamic archaeological projects that h…

  • The Archaeology of Forts and Battlefields

    The Archaeology of Forts and Battlefields
    av David R. Starbuck

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813036892

    Forts and battlefields embody activities and locations where nations have come into conflict and where victory or defeat has determined the shape of modern American society. This book discusses some of the most dynamic archaeological projects that h…

  • Only Mystery: Federico Garcia Lorca'S Poetry In World And Image

    Only Mystery: Federico Garcia Lorca'S Poetry In World And Image

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813028743

    Weaving together twenty-one drawings and new translations of prose pieces and poems, Only Mystery presents a textured life of Spain's greatest modern poet and playwright. The guiding principles for selecting poems, prose, and paintings were dramatic…

  • Tenochtitlan

    Tenochtitlan
    av Jose Luis de Rojas

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813060316

    Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec empire before the Spanish conquest, rivalled any other great city of its time. In Europe, only Paris, Venice, and Constantinople were larger. Cradled in the Valley of Mexico, the city is unique among New World capi…

  • Tenochtitlan

    Tenochtitlan
    av Jose Luis de Rojas

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813042206

    Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec empire before the Spanish conquest, rivalled any other great city of its time. In Europe, only Paris, Venice, and Constantinople were larger. Cradled in the Valley of Mexico, the city is unique among New World capi…