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  • Seeing MAD

    Seeing MAD

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826222138

    'Seeing Mad' is an illustrated volume of scholarly essays about the popular and influential humor magazine Mad, with topics ranging across its 65-year history - up to last summer's downsizing announcement that Mad will publish less new material and…

  • The Poetry of Louise Gluck

    The Poetry of Louise Gluck
    av Daniel Morris

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826216939

    Louise Gluck has been the recipient of virtually every major poetry award and was named U.S. poet laureate for 2003-2004. Daniel Morris explores how this prolific poet utilizes masks of characters from history, the Bible, and even fairy tales. Morri…

  • Order and History (Volume 1)

    Order and History (Volume 1)
    av Eric Voegelin

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826213518

    Eric Voegelin's Israel and Revelation is the opening volume in his monumental Order and History, which traces the history of order in human society. This volume examines the ancient near eastern civilizations as a backdrop to a discussion of the his…

  • Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt

    Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt
    av Paul E. Gottfried

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826215208

    Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt extends Paul Gottfried's examination of Western managerial government's growth in the last third of the twentieth century. Linking multiculturalism to a distinctive political and religious context, the book…

  • From Dickinson to Dylan

    From Dickinson to Dylan
    av Glenn Hughes

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826222206

    Glenn Hughes examines the ways in which six literary modernists - Emily Dickinson, Marcel Proust, T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Samuel Beckett, and Bob Dylan - have explored the human relationship to a transcendent mystery of meaning. Hughes argues that…

  • Choosing Truman

    Choosing Truman
    av Robert H. Ferrell

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826213082

    Robert Ferrell here retells an engrossing tale of ruthless ambition, secret meetings and party politics as the American Democratic Party leaders sought to find a running mate for an ailing President Roosevelt in the run up to the Democratic National…

  • Catfish, Fiddles, Mules and More

    Catfish, Fiddles, Mules and More
    av John C. Fisher

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826214898

    Throughout history symbols have been used in a variety of ways, often playing important roles. Each state has its own representative symbols - ranging from seals, flags, and buildings to rocks, minerals, plants, and animals - but how did they come t…

  • The Magic Kingdom

    The Magic Kingdom
    av Steven Watts

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826213792

    Part biography and part cultural analysis, Steven Watts's The Magic Kingdom sheds new light on the cultural icon of ""Uncle Walt."" Watts also digs deeply into Disney's private life, investigating his roles as husband, father, and brother and provid…

  • The Rediscovered Writings of Rose Wilder Lane, Literary Journalist

    The Rediscovered Writings of Rose Wilder Lane, Literary Journalist

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826222213

    Through numerous short stories, novels such as Free Land, and political writings such as 'Credo,' Rose Wilder Lane forged a literary career that would be eclipsed by the shadow of her mother, Laura Ingalls Wilder, whose Little House books Lane edite…

  • E. Franklin Frazier and Black Bourgeoisie

    E. Franklin Frazier and Black Bourgeoisie

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826221506

    When E. Franklin Frazier was elected the first black president of the American Sociological Association in 1948, he was established as the leading American scholar on the black family and was also recognized as a leading theorist on the dynamics of…

  • The Ivory Tower and Harry Potter

    The Ivory Tower and Harry Potter

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826215499

    Now available in paper, The Ivory Tower and Harry Potter is the first book-length analysis of J. K. Rowling's work from a broad range of perspectives within literature, folklore, psychology, sociology, and popular culture. A significant portion of t…

  • The Veiled Mirror and the Woman Poet

    The Veiled Mirror and the Woman Poet
    av Elizabeth Dodd

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826208576

    In ""The Veiled Mirror and the Woman Poet"" Elizabeth Dodd explores the lives and work of four women poets of the 20th century - H.D., Louise Bogan, Elizabeth Bishop, and Louise Glueck. Dodd argues that sexist and male-dominated cultural forces in t…

  • Omar Nelson Bradley

    Omar Nelson Bradley
    av Steven L. Ossad

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826221360

    When Omar Nelson Bradley began his military career more than a century ago, the army rode horses into combat and had less than 200,000 men. No one had heard of mustard gas. At the height of his career, Bradley (known as "Brad" and "The GI's General"…

  • The Social Thought of Ortega Y Gasset

    The Social Thought of Ortega Y Gasset
    av John T. Graham

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826213532

    The Social Thought of Ortega y Gasset is the third and final volume of John T. Graham's massive investigation of the thought of Ortega, the renowned twentieth-century Spanish essayist and philosopher. This volume concludes the synthetic trilogy on O…

  • American Girls, Beer, and Glenn Miller

    American Girls, Beer, and Glenn Miller
    av James Cooke

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826219848

    'Cooke's examination of the Special Services and PX System during World War II, a subject previously overlooked by scholars, shows that these goods and services kept the armed forces' spirits up under the alienating conditions of global war.' - Denn…

  • Quilt Culture

    Quilt Culture

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826209634

    In recent years, the quilt has been recognised as a compelling symbol of cultural diversity and the power of women. This collection brings together 11 essays on the quilt as metaphor - in literature, history, politics and philosophy.

  • O America

    O America
    av William Least Heat-Moon

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826222046

    As word of the discovery of gold in northern California spreads, an English physician, Nathaniel Trennant, accepts an offer to serve as doctor on a ship carrying immigrants to America. Alongside some two hundred emigres from northern Europe is a con…

  • The Politics of Revelation in the English Renaissance

    The Politics of Revelation in the English Renaissance
    av Esther Gilman Richey

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826211668

    This volume seeks to expand the scope of the study of the English Renaissance by examining the interpretations of both men and women who represent a range of ecclesiastical and political perspectives. The author rejects the claim that the radical pr…

  • Spain During World War II

    Spain During World War II
    av Wayne H. Bowen

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826216588

    The story of Spain during World War II has largely been viewed as the story of dictator Francisco Franco's foreign diplomacy in the aftermath of civil war. Wayne H. Bowen now goes behind the scenes of fascism to reveal less-studied dimensions of Spa…

  • From Sweetback to Super Fly

    From Sweetback to Super Fly
    av Gerald R. Butters

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826220363

    Racial politics and capitalism found a way to blend together in 1970s Chicago in the form of movie theaters targeted specifically toward African Americans. In From Sweetback to Super Fly, Gerald Buttersexamines the movie theaters in Chicago's Loop t…

  • Writing the Pioneer Woman

    Writing the Pioneer Woman
    av Janet Floyd

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826213815

    Focusing on a series of autobiographical texts, published and private, well known and obscure, ""Writing the Pioneer Woman"" describes domestic life on the 19th-century North American frontier. In an attempt to determine the meaning found in the pio…

  • Louisianians in the Civil War

    Louisianians in the Civil War

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826214034

    Louisianians in the Civil War brings to the forefront the suffering endured by Louisianians during and after the war - hardships more severe than those suffered by the majority of residents in the Confederacy. The wealthiest southern state before th…

  • Crossing Cultures

    Crossing Cultures
    av Judith Oster

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826214867

    In this important new study, Judith Oster looks at the literature of Chinese Americans and Jewish Americans in relation to each other. Examining what is most at issue for both groups as they live between two cultures, languages, and environments, Os…

  • The Day I Fired Alan Ladd and Other World War II Adventures

    The Day I Fired Alan Ladd and Other World War II Adventures
    av A.E. Hotchner

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826214324

    This memoir of A.E. Hotchner's World War II experiences explores a different side of the troubled war years. Hotchner, who grew up in St Louis, was a rookie lawyer, fresh out of Washington University Law School whenthe USA declared war. Like many ot…

  • American Relief Aid and the Spanish Civil War

    American Relief Aid and the Spanish Civil War
    av Eric R. Smith

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826220097

    The Spanish Civil War created a conflict for Americans who preferred that the United States remain uninvolved in foreign affairs. Despite the country's isolationist tendencies, opposition to the rise of fascism across Europe convinced many Americans…

  • Working the Mississippi

    Working the Mississippi
    av Bonnie Stepenoff

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826220530

    The Mississippi River occupies a sacred place in American culture and mythology. Often called The Father of Rivers, it winds through American life in equal measure as a symbol and as a topographic feature. To the people who know it best, the river i…

  • Conservatism and Southern Intellectuals,1789-1861

    Conservatism and Southern Intellectuals,1789-1861
    av Adam L. Tate

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826215673

    Adam L. Tate discusses the nature of southern conservative thought between 1789 and 1861 by examining six conservatives whose lives and careers spanned the antebellum period: John Randolph of Roanoke, John Taylor of Caroline, Nathaniel Beverly Tucke…

  • Capitalism, Politics, and Railroads in Jacksonian New England

    Capitalism, Politics, and Railroads in Jacksonian New England
    av Michael J. Connolly USA)

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826214997

    In this engaging new study, Michael J. Connolly seeks to understand the interrelationships among political change, economic interests, and railroad development in northern New England prior to the Civil War. He analyzes the political thought of the…

  • The 1838 Mormon War in Missouri

    The 1838 Mormon War in Missouri
    av Stephen C.Le Sueur

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826207296

    In the summer and fall of 1838, animosity between Mormons and their neighbors in western Missouri erupted into an armed conflict known as the Mormon War. The conflict continued until early November, when the outnumbered Mormons surrendered and agree…

  • New Political Religions, or an Analysis of Modern Terrorism, Volume 1

    New Political Religions, or an Analysis of Modern Terrorism, Volume 1
    av Barry Cooper

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826215314

    In New Political Religions, or an Analysis of Modern Terrorism, Barry Cooper applies the insights of Eric Voegelin to the phenomenon of modern terrorism. Cooper points out that the chief omission from most contemporary studies of terrorism is an ana…

  • Victorian Ghosts in the Noontide

    Victorian Ghosts in the Noontide
    av Vanessa D. Dickerson

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826210814

    This study analyses women's spirituality in a materialistic age by examining the supernatural fiction of Charlotte and Emily Bronte, Elizabeth Gaskell and George Eliot, and provides interpretive readings of texts such as ""Jane Eyre"". Other works b…

  • Empty Bed Blues

    Empty Bed Blues
    av George Garrett

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826216304

    The fifteen stories of George Garrett's ""Empty Bed Blues"" (his eighth book-length collection) are vintage Garrett - no two alike - with each moving, one way and another, in new and daring directions. His stories are deeply concerned with the old v…

  • Mark Twain

    Mark Twain
    av James M. Cox

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826214287

    In Mark Twain: The Fate of Humor James Cox analyzes the humor of the man known as Mark Twain. Now with a new introduction and an additional essay written as a follow-up to the book, Mark Twain shows all the facets of this complicated lecturer and pe…

  • Can This Marriage Be Saved?

    Can This Marriage Be Saved?
    av Nancy McCabe

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826222121

    In the age of #MeToo and a radical re-envisioning of cultural attitudes, Nancy McCabe sets out to re-examine and gain new understanding of her ill-advised marriage through the lens of multiple metaphors, images, and forms. Borrowing from Bosch's Gar…

  • From Anzio to the Alps

    From Anzio to the Alps
    av Lloyd M. Wells

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826222060

    This compelling work is Lloyd M. Wells's firsthand account of World War II based on a journal he kept during the war, letters he sent home, and personal records, as well as recollections of people and events.In June 1941, the twenty-one-year-old Wel…

  • From Anzio to the Alps

    From Anzio to the Alps
    av Lloyd M. Wells

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826215376

    This compelling work is Lloyd Manning Wells's first-hand account of World War II based on a journal he kept during the war, letters he sent home, and personal records, as well as other people's recollections and events. In June 1941, the twenty-one-…

  • Dorothy Dunnett's Lymond Chronicles

    Dorothy Dunnett's Lymond Chronicles
    av Scott Richardson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826220813

    Since the first installment of Dunnett's series was published in 1961, Francis Crawford of Lymond, the swashbuckling protagonist of the stories, has been captivating his fellow characters and readers alike. Rather than approaching the books primaril…

  • Colored Memories

    Colored Memories
    av Susan Curtis

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826217868

    Lester A. Walton was a well-known public figure in his day. An African American journalist, cultural critic, diplomat, and political activist, he was an adviser to presidents and industrialists in a career that spanned the first six decades of the t…

  • Byline, Richard Wright

    Byline, Richard Wright

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826220929

    From 1937 to 1938, Wright turned out more than two hundred articles for the Daily Worker, the newspaper that served as the voice of the American Commu- nist Party. As both reporter and Harlem bureau chief, Wright covered most of the major and minor…

  • Byline, Richard Wright

    Byline, Richard Wright

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826220202

    A writer perhaps best known for the revolutionary works Black Boy and Native Son, Richard Wright also worked as a journalist during one of the most explosive periods of the 20th century. From 1937 to 1938, Wright turned out more than two hundred art…

  • A Place Between Stations

    A Place Between Stations
    av Stephanie Allen

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826214447

    This collection explores the lives of African-American characters against the ever-present backdrop of race, but with the myriad complexities of individual minds and souls in the foreground.

  • What Wars Leave Behind

    What Wars Leave Behind
    av J. Malcolm Garcia

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826220219

    They bear labels instead of names - noncombatant, unintended victim, collateral damage. Theirs are the blurred faces and forms seen in news footage shot from a moving vehicle. And when soldiers, media, and profiteers move on to the next conflict, th…

  • The Return of Christian Humanism

    The Return of Christian Humanism
    av Lee Oser

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826217752

    Among the prominent intellectual debates of the twentieth century was the literary clash between a dogmatically relativist modernism and a robust revival of Christian humanism. In ""The Return of Christian Humanism"", Lee Oser ranges widely over Eng…

  • D.H.Lawrence and the Child

    D.H.Lawrence and the Child
    av Carol Sklenicka USA)

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826207784

    D.H.Lawrence is well known as the writer who brought explicit sexuality into the English novel, but his contributions to the literature of childhood are scarcely recognized. The author shows that Lawrence made a significant, pivotal contribution to…

  • The Baron in the Grand Canyon

    The Baron in the Grand Canyon
    av Steven Rowan

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826219824

    In The Baron in the Grand Canyon, Steven Rowan presents the first comprehensive look at the life of Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Egloffstein, mapmaker, artist, explorer, and inventor. Utilizing new German and American sources, Rowan clarifies many my…

  • Blue Highways Revisited

    Blue Highways Revisited
    av Edgar Ailor

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826219695

    In 1978, William Least Heat-Moon made a 14,000-mile journey on the back roads of America, visiting 38 states along the way. In 1982, the popular Blue Highways, which chronicled his adventures, was published. Three decades later, Edgar Ailor III and…

  • Mark Twain and the American West

    Mark Twain and the American West
    av Joseph Coulombe

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826219565

    In Mark Twain and the American West, Joseph Coulombe explores how Mark Twain deliberately manipulated contemporary conceptions of the American West to create and then modify a public image that eventually won worldwide fame. He establishes the centr…

  • Mark Twain and the American West

    Mark Twain and the American West
    av Joseph Coulombe

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826214614

    In Mark Twain and the American West, Joseph Coulombe maintains that for more than twenty-five years, Mark Twain deliberately manipulated contemporary conceptions of the American West to create and then modify a public image that won worldwide fame.…

  • Distorted Mirrors

    Distorted Mirrors
    av Donald E. Davis

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826218537

    As the United States enters the twenty-first century, it confronts two powers that loomed less large on the world stage a century before. Yet American policies toward Russia and China have been shaped by attitudes going back even further, as this ne…

  • Thad Snow

    Thad Snow
    av Bonnie Stepenoff

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826219923

    Thad Snow (1881-1955) was an eccentric farmer and writer who was best known for his involvement in Missouri's 1939 Sharecropper Protest-a mass highway demonstration in which approximately eleven hundred demonstrators marched to two federal highways…

  • Beginning the Quest

    Beginning the Quest
    av Barry Cooper

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826218544

    Beginning the Quest by Barry Cooper provides an analysis of the legal and political writings of Eric Voegelin during the 1920s and 1930s. The subject matter of his analyses during this time period was quite distinct from the focus of his concerns th…

  • Disestablishment and Religious Dissent

    Disestablishment and Religious Dissent

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826221933

    On May 10, 1776, the Second Continental Congress sitting in Philadelphia adopted a Resolution urging each of the British colonies in North America "to adopt such government as shall . . . best conduce" in response to the impending crisis with Great…

  • Art and Intellect in the Philosophy of Etienne Gilson

    Art and Intellect in the Philosophy of Etienne Gilson
    av Francesca Aran Murphy

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826215369

    In Art and Intellect in the Philosophy of Etienne Gilson, Francesca Aran Murphy tells the story of this French philosopher's struggle to reconcile faith and reason. In his lifetime, Gilson often stood alone in presenting Saint Thomas Aquinas as a th…