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  • The Apache Indians

    The Apache Indians
    av Helge Ingstad

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803271852

    Available in English for the first time, The Apache Indians tells the story of the Norwegian explorer Helge Ingstad's sojourn among the Apaches near the White Mountain Reservation in Arizona and his epic journey to locate the "lost" group of their b…

  • Toward the Flame

    Toward the Flame
    av Hervey Allen

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803259478

    Considered by many to be the finest American combat memoir of the First World War, Hervey Allen's Toward the Flame vividly chronicles the experiences of the Twenty-eighth Division in the summer of 1918. Made up primarily of Pennsylvania National Gua…

  • The Space of Literature

    The Space of Literature
    av Maurice Blanchot

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803260924

    Maurice Blanchot, the eminent literary and cultural critic, has had a vast influence on contemporary French writers-among them Jean Paul Sartre and Jacques Derrida. From the 1930s through the present day, his writings have been shaping the internati…

  • The Robber

    The Robber
    av Robert Walser

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803298095

    The Robber, Robert Walser's last novel, tells the story of a dreamer on a journey of self-discovery. It is a hybrid of love story, tragedy, and farce, with a protagonist who sweet-talks teaspoons, flirts with important politicians, plays maidservant…

  • Everybody's Jonesin' for Something

    Everybody's Jonesin' for Something
    av Indigo Moor

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496222701

  • A Place More Void

    A Place More Void

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496223661

    A Place More Void takes its name from a scene in William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, wherein an elderly soothsayer has a final chance to warn Caesar about the Ides of March. Worried that he won't be able to deliver his message becaus…

  • A Place More Void

    A Place More Void

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496222633

    A Place More Void takes its name from a scene in William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, wherein an elderly soothsayer has a final chance to warn Caesar about the Ides of March. Worried that he won't be able to deliver his message becaus…

  • Barolo

    Barolo
    av Matthew Gavin Frank

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803240063

    After a childhood of microwaved meat and saturated fat, Matthew Gavin Frank got serious about food. His "research" ultimately led him to Barolo, Italy (pop. 646), where, living out of a tent in the garden of a local farmhouse, he resolved to learn a…

  • Barolo

    Barolo
    av Matthew Gavin Frank

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803226746

    After a childhood of microwaved meat and saturated fat, Matthew Gavin Frank got serious about food. His "research" ultimately led him to Barolo, Italy (pop. 646), where, living out of a tent in the garden of a local farmhouse, he resolved to learn a…

  • Communicating Vessels

    Communicating Vessels
    av Andre Breton

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803261358

    What Freud did for dreams, Andre Breton (1896-1966) does for despair: in its distortions he finds the marvelous, and through the marvelous the redemptive force of imagination. Originally published in 1932 in France, Les Vases communicants is an effo…

  • Communicating Vessels

    Communicating Vessels
    av Andre Breton

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803212183

    'This book is of tremendous importance for an understanding of modernism, and makes clear that Breton is a central figure of the twentieth century' - "San Francisco Chronicle". What Freud did for dreams, Andre Breton (1896-1966) does for despair: in…

  • People of the Saltwater

    People of the Saltwater
    av Charles R. Menzies

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803288089

    A 2017 Choice Outstanding Academic Title In People of the Saltwater, Charles R. Menzies explores the history of an ancient Tsimshian community, focusing on the people and their enduring place in the modern world. The Gitxaala Nation has called the r…

  • The Blue Tattoo

    The Blue Tattoo
    av Margot Mifflin

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803235175

    In 1851 Olive Oatman was a thirteen-year old pioneer traveling west toward Zion, with her Mormon family. Within a decade, she was a white Indian with a chin tattoo, caught between cultures. The Blue Tattoo tells the harrowing story of this forgotten…

  • The Blue Tattoo

    The Blue Tattoo
    av Margot Mifflin

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803211483

    In 1851 Olive Oatman was a thirteen-year old pioneer traveling west toward Zion, with her Mormon family. Within a decade, she was a white Indian with a chin tattoo, caught between cultures. The Blue Tattoo tells the harrowing story of this forgotten…

  • Mondo and Other Stories

    Mondo and Other Stories
    av J.M.G. Le Clezio

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803230002

    In awarding him the Nobel Prize in 2008, the Swedish Academy hailed J. M. G. Le Clezio as an "author of new departures, poetic adventure and sensual ecstasy, explorer of humanity beyond and below the reigning civilisation." The outlying humanity tha…

  • Tell Me a Riddle, Requa I, and Other Works

    Tell Me a Riddle, Requa I, and Other Works
    av Tillie Olsen

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803245778

    A century after her birth, Tillie Olsen's writing is as relevant as when it first appeared; indeed, the clarity and passion of her vision and style have, if anything, become even more striking over time. Collected here for the first time are several…

  • Mapping Beyond Measure

    Mapping Beyond Measure
    av Simon Ferdinand

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496217585

    Over the last century a growing number of visual artists have been captivated by the entwinements of beauty and power, truth and artifice, and the fantasy and functionality they perceive in geographical mapmaking. This field of "map art" has moved i…

  • Mapping Beyond Measure

    Mapping Beyond Measure
    av Simon Ferdinand

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496212115

    Over the last century a growing number of visual artists have been captivated by the entwinements of beauty and power, truth and artifice, and the fantasy and functionality they perceive in geographical mapmaking. This field of "map art" has moved i…

  • Charcoal's World

    Charcoal's World
    av Hugh A. Dempsey

    Häftad - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803265523

    Charcoal's World was bounded by the mountains, hills, and plains of southwestern Alberta. That was the homeland of his people, the Blood Indians, but Charcoal was not free to enjoy it as his ancestors had. For millennia, they had lived each day in t…

  • Slander

    Slander
    av Linda Le

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803279636

    Like author Linda Le, the young woman who narrates this novel is from Vietnam and is a writer, a "dirty foreigner writing in French." The narrator has distanced herself not only from Vietnamese society but also from her family. Her story is an exerc…

  • Slander

    Slander
    av Linda Le

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803229136

    Like author Linda Le, the young woman who narrates this novel is from Vietnam and is a writer, a 'dirty foreigner writing in French.' The narrator has distanced herself not only from Vietnamese society but also from her family. Her story is an exerc…

  • Genealogies of Orientalism

    Genealogies of Orientalism

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803213425

    Orientalism, as explored by Edward Said in 1978, was a far more complex phenomenon than many suspected, being homogenous along the lines of neither culture nor time. Instead, it is deeply embedded in the collective reimaginings that were-and are-nat…

  • The Historical Novel

    The Historical Novel
    av Georg Lukacs

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803279100

    Georg Lukacs (1885-1971) is now recognized as one of the most innovative and best-informed literary critics of the twentieth century. Trained in the German philosophic tradition of Kant, Hegel, and Marx, he escaped Nazi persecution by fleeing to the…

  • The Wax Pack

    The Wax Pack
    av Brad Balukjian

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496218742

    Is there life after baseball? Starting from this simple question, The Wax Pack ends up with something much bigger and unexpected-a meditation on the loss of innocence and the gift of impermanence, for both Brad Balukjian and the former ballplayers h…

  • Wittgenstein and Derrida

    Wittgenstein and Derrida
    av Henry Staten

    Häftad - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803291690

    This book examines Aristotle, Kant, and especially Husserl to bring to light Derrida's development of the classical philosophical concepts of form (eidos), verbal formula (logos), the object-in-general, and time. The later work of Wittgenstein is th…

  • Concert

    Concert
    av Else Lasker-Schuler

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803229006

    Concert was one of the last books published by a Jew in Germany before Hitler came to power. The work is autobiographical, a collection of essays and vignettes that both entertain and engage the reader at a deeper level. Like Robert Schumann's piano…

  • Arkography

    Arkography
    av Gunnar Olsson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496220295

    In this fascinating text Gunnar Olsson tells the story of an arkographer, who with Pallas Athene's blessings, travels down the Red River Valley, navigates the Kantian Island of Truth, and takes a house-tour through the Crystal Palace, the latter edi…

  • Arkography

    Arkography
    av Gunnar Olsson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496219473

    In this fascinating text Gunnar Olsson tells the story of an arkographer, who with Pallas Athene's blessings, travels down the Red River Valley, navigates the Kantian Island of Truth, and takes a house-tour through the Crystal Palace, the latter edi…

  • Some Are Always Hungry

    Some Are Always Hungry
    av Jihyun Yun

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496222183

    Winner of the Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Poetry, Some Are Always Hungry chronicles a family's wartime survival, immigration, and heirloom trauma through the lens of food, or the lack thereof. Through the vehicle of recipe, butchery, and dinner t…

  • Banners to the Breeze

    Banners to the Breeze
    av Earl J. Hess

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803232716

    Banners to the Breeze analyzes three major Civil War campaigns that were conducted following a series of devastating Confederate defeats at the hands of Ulysses S. Grant in the spring of 1862. After the recapture of Tennessee, Confederate armies und…

  • Yoruba Proverbs

    Yoruba Proverbs
    av Oyekan Owomoyela

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803218437

    "The leopard's stealthy gait is not a result of cowardice; it is simply stalking a prey." (Do not mistake people's gentle nature for spinelessness.) "The rabbit that eats yams and enjoys them will return for more." (People remember good experiences…

  • Yoruba Trickster Tales

    Yoruba Trickster Tales
    av Oyekan Owomoyela

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803286115

    A collection of twenty-three tales involving Aj'ap'a, a tortoise with human traits who has relationships with an assortment of animal and human characters

  • Animated Lands

    Animated Lands
    av Andrea Mubi Brighenti

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496221773

    In Animated Lands Andrea Mubi Brighenti and Mattias Karrholm focus on territory as a living phenomenon-and territoriality as an active and constantly reshaping force. They explore the complexity of territorial production through a series of parallel…

  • Animated Lands

    Animated Lands
    av Andrea Mubi Brighenti

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496213396

    In Animated Lands Andrea Mubi Brighenti and Mattias Karrholm focus on territory as a living phenomenon-and territoriality as an active and constantly reshaping force. They explore the complexity of territorial production through a series of parallel…

  • When Big Data Was Small

    When Big Data Was Small
    av Richard D. Cramer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496212054

    Richard D. Cramer has been doing baseball analytics for just about as long as anyone alive, even before the term "sabermetrics" existed. He started analyzing baseball statistics as a hobby in the mid-1960s, not long after graduating from Harvard and…

  • Artifacts and Illuminations

    Artifacts and Illuminations

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803234031

    Loren Eiseley (1907-77) is one of the most important American nature writers of the twentieth century and an admired practitioner of creative nonfiction. A native of Lincoln, Nebraska, Eiseley was a professor of anthropology and a prolific writer an…

  • The Storyworld Accord

    The Storyworld Accord
    av Erin James

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803243989

    "Storyworlds," mental models of context and environment within which characters function, is a concept used to describe what happens in narrative. Narratologists agree that the concept of storyworlds best captures the ecology of narrative interpreta…

  • Narrative across Media

    Narrative across Media

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803289932

    Narratology has been conceived from its earliest days as a project that transcends disciplines and media. The essays gathered here address the question of how narrative migrates, mutates, and creates meaning as it is expressed across various media.…

  • Lakota Dictionary

    Lakota Dictionary

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803261990

    The most complete and up-to-date dictionary of Lakota available, this new edition of Eugene Buechel's classic dictionary contains over thirty thousand entries and will serve as an essential resource for everyone interested in preserving, speaking, a…

  • Green Illusions

    Green Illusions
    av Ozzie Zehner

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803237759

    We don't have an energy crisis. We have a consumption crisis. And this book, which takes aim at cherished assumptions regarding energy, offers refreshingly straight talk about what's wrong with the way we think and talk about the problem. Though we…

  • Back to America

    Back to America
    av William H. Westermeyer

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496208439

    Back to America is an ethnography of local activist groups within the Tea Party, one of the most important recent political movements to emerge in the United States and one that continues to influence American politics. Though often viewed as the br…

  • Back to America

    Back to America
    av William H. Westermeyer

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496217592

    Back to America is an ethnography of local activist groups within the Tea Party, one of the most important recent political movements to emerge in the United States and one that continues to influence American politics. Though often viewed as the br…

  • Fable for Another Time

    Fable for Another Time

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803264243

    Fable for Another Time is one of the most significant and far-reaching literary texts of postwar France. Composed in the tumultuous aftermath of World War II, largely in the Danish prison cell where the author was awaiting extradition to France on c…

  • The January Children

    The January Children
    av Safia Elhillo

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803295988

    In her dedication Safia Elhillo writes, "The January Children are the generation born in Sudan under British occupation, where children were assigned birth years by height, all given the birth date January 1." What follows is a deeply personal colle…

  • Sputnik

    Sputnik
    av Paul Dickson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496215727

    On October 4, 1957, the day Leave It to Beaver premiered on American television, the Soviet Union launched the space age. Sputnik, all of 184 pounds with only a radio transmitter inside its highly polished shell, became the first artificial satellit…

  • The History of the Holocaust in Romania

    The History of the Holocaust in Romania
    av Jean Ancel

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803290617

    Published by the University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, and Yad Vashem, Jerusalem Based on an unparalleled and exhaustive collection of original Jewish accounts and sources not available until the fall of Nicolae Ceausescu in the late 1980s, Jean An…

  • The History of the Holocaust in Romania

    The History of the Holocaust in Romania
    av Jean Ancel

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803220645

    Published by the University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, and Yad Vashem, Jerusalem Based on an unparalleled and exhaustive collection of original Jewish accounts and sources not available until the fall of Nicolae Ceausescu in the late 1980s, Jean An…

  • Wheels Stop

    Wheels Stop
    av Rick Houston

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803235342

    Humanity's first reusable spacecraft and the most complex machine ever built, NASA's Space Shuttle debuted with great promise and as a dependable source of wonder and national pride. But with the Challenger catastrophe in 1986, the whole Space Shutt…

  • Wheels Stop

    Wheels Stop
    av Rick Houston

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496224941

  • The Island of the Anishnaabeg

    The Island of the Anishnaabeg
    av Theresa S. Smith

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803238329

    In this study, Theresa S. Smith explores the lived experience of the contemporary Ojibwes (or Anishnaabeg) amid the remarkable revival of both belief in and practice of the Ojibwe religion. Scholars have contended that traditional Ojibwe religion wa…

  • Mad Love

    Mad Love
    av Andre Breton

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803260726

    Mad Love has been acknowledged an undisputed classic of the surrealist movement since its first publication in France in 1937. Its adulation of love as both mystery and revelation places it in the most abiding of literary traditions, but its stormy…

  • The Writing of the Disaster

    The Writing of the Disaster
    av Maurice Blanchot

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803261204

    Modern history is haunted by the disasters of the century-world wars, concentration camps, Hiroshima, and the Holocaust-grief, anger, terror, and loss beyond words, but still close, still impending. How can we write or think about disaster when by i…

  • Mahagony

    Mahagony
    av Edouard Glissant

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496201782

    Edouard Glissant's novels, closely tied to the theories he developed in Poetique de la Relation (Poetics of relation), are rich explorations of a deported and colonized people's loss of their own history and the ever-evolving social and political ef…

  • The Albert Memmi Reader

    The Albert Memmi Reader
    av Albert Memmi

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496203236

    Born in 1920 on the edge of Tunis's Jewish quarter, the French, Jewish, and Tunisian sociologist, philosopher, and novelist Albert Memmi has been a central figure in colonial and postcolonial studies. Often associated with the anticolonial struggles…

  • Picturing Indians

    Picturing Indians
    av Liza Black

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803296800

    Standing at the intersection of Native history, labor, and representation, Picturing Indians presents a vivid portrait of the complicated experiences of Native actors on the sets of midcentury Hollywood Westerns. This behind-the-scenes look at costu…

  • All My Relatives

    All My Relatives
    av David Posthumus

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803299948

    In All My Relatives David C. Posthumus offers the first revisionist history of the Lakotas' religion and culture in a generation. He applies key insights from what has been called the "ontological turn," particularly the dual notions of interiority/…

  • The French Navy and the Seven Years' War

    The French Navy and the Seven Years' War
    av Jonathan R. Dull

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803260245

    The Seven Years' War was the world's first global conflict, spanning five continents and the critical sea lanes that connected them. This book is the fullest account ever written of the French navy's role in the hostilities. It is also the most comp…

  • Antisemitism

    Antisemitism
    av Bernard Lazare

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803279544

    Bernard Lazare's controversial magnum opus, originally published in France in 1894, asks why the Jews have aroused such hatred for three thousand years. The journalist, though severed from his Jewish upbringing, was fiercely committed to social just…

  • Shanghai Refuge

    Shanghai Refuge
    av Ernest G. Heppner

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803272811

    The unlikely refuge of Shanghai, the only city in the world that did not require a visa, was buffeted by the struggle between European imperialism, Japanese aggression, and Chinese nationalism. Ernest G. Heppner's compelling testimony is a brilliant…

  • Standing in the Light

    Standing in the Light
    av Severt Young Bear

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803299122

    For most of his adult life Severt Young Bear stood in the light-in the center ring at powwows and other gatherings of Lakota people. As founder and, for many years, lead singer of the Porcupine Singers, a traditional singing and drumming group, he a…

  • The Last Sovereigns

    The Last Sovereigns
    av Robert M. Utley

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496220226

    The Last Sovereigns is the story of how Sioux chief Sitting Bull resisted the white man's ways as a last best hope for the survival of an indigenous way of life on the Great Plains-a nomadic life based on buffalo and indigenous plants scattered acro…