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  • Race and Modern Architecture

    Race and Modern Architecture

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822966593

    Although race - a concept of human difference that establishes hierarchies of power and domination - has played a critical role in the development of modern architectural discourse and practice since the Enlightenment, its influence on the disciplin…

  • Process Philosophy

    Process Philosophy
    av Nicholas Rescher

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822961284

    Process Philosophy surveys the basic issues and controversies surrounding the philosophical approach known as "process philosophy." Process philosophy views temporality, activity, and change as the cardinal factors for our understanding of the real&…

  • Bone Wars

    Bone Wars
    av Tom Rea

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822966708

    With a Foreword by Matthew C. Lamanna and a New Afterword by Tom Rea Less than one hundred years ago, Diplodocus carnegii - named after industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie - was the most famous dinosaur on the planet. The most complete…

  • Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History

    Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History
    av Susan Buck-Morss

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822959786

    In this path-breaking work, Susan Buck-Morss draws new connections between history, inequality, social conflict, and human emancipation. Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History offers a fundamental reinterpretation of Hegel's master-slave dialectic and…

  • The Gift of Belief

    The Gift of Belief

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822946809

    Philanthropy has long been associated with Pittsburgh, but in a narrative that favors industrial titans and wealthy families, overlooking the work of ordinary Pittsburghers. This book reveals how, women and men from every strata, creed, ethnicity, a…

  • The Holocaust in Croatia

    The Holocaust in Croatia
    av Ivo Goldstein

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822944515

    The Holocaust in Croatia recounts the history of the Croatian Jewish community during the Second World War, with a focus on the city of Zagreb. Ivo and Slavko Goldstein have grounded their study in extensive research in recently opened archives, add…

  • Academic Discourse and Critical Consciousness

    Academic Discourse and Critical Consciousness
    av Patricia Bizzell

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822954859

    This collection of essays traces the attempts of one writing teacher to understand theoretically - and to respond pedagogically - to what happens when students from diverse backgrounds learn to use language in college. Bizzell begins from the assump…

  • Vaccine Hesitancy

    Vaccine Hesitancy
    av Maya Goldenberg

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822946557

    The public has voiced concern over the adverse effects of vaccines from the moment Dr. Edward Jenner introduced the first smallpox vaccine in 1796. The controversy over childhood immunization intensified in 1998, when Dr. Andrew Wakefield linked the…

  • The Extraction State

    The Extraction State
    av Charles Blanchard

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822966760

    The history of the United States of America is also the history of the energy sector. Natural gas provides the fuel that allows us to heat our homes in winter and cool them in summer with the touch of a button or turn of a dial - when the industry r…

  • Poet in Andalucia

    Poet in Andalucia
    av Nathalie Handal

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822961833

    Frederico García lived in Manhattan from 1929 to 1930, and the poetry he wrote about the city, Poet in New York, was posthumously published in 1940. Eighty years after Lorca’s sojourn to America, Nathalie Handal, a poet from New York, went to…

  • Greetings from Novorossiya

    Greetings from Novorossiya
    av Pawel Pieniazek

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822965107

    Polish journalist Pawel Pieniazek was among the first journalists to enter the war-torn region of eastern Ukraine and Greetings from Novorossiya is his vivid firsthand account of the conflict. He was the first reporter to reach the scene when Russia…

  • On Leibniz

    On Leibniz
    av Nicholas Rescher

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822962182

    Contemporary philosopher John Searle has characterized Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646–1716) as \u201cthe most intelligent human being who has ever lived.\u201d The German philosopher, mathematician, and logician invented calculus (independent…

  • Poemas del Amor/Love Poems

    Poemas del Amor/Love Poems
    av Idea Vilarino

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822966258

    Eight years before Sylvia Plath published Ariel, the Uruguayan poet Idea Vilariño released Poemas del Amor, a collection of confessional, passionate poetry dedicated to the novelist Juan Carlos Onetti. Both of her own merit and as part of the Urugua…

  • Daughter of the Cold War

    Daughter of the Cold War
    av Grace Kennan Warnecke

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822965893

    Grace Kennan Warnecke's memoir is about a life lived on the edge of history. Daughter of one of the most influential diplomats of the twentieth century, wife of the scion of a newspaper dynasty and mother of the youngest owner of a major league base…

  • Daughter of the Cold War

    Daughter of the Cold War
    av Grace Kennan Warnecke

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822945208

    Grace Kennan Warnecke's memoir is about a life lived on the edge of history. Daughter of one of the most influential diplomats of the twentieth century, wife of the scion of a newspaper dynasty and mother of the youngest owner of a major league base…

  • Council Fires On the Upper Ohio

    Council Fires On the Upper Ohio
    av Randolph Downes

    Häftad - 1969 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822952015

    Told from the viewpoint of the Indians, this account of Indian-white relations during the second half of the eighteenth century is an exciting addition to the historical literature of Pennsylvania. From the beginning, when the white traders followed…

  • Espionage, Statecraft, and the Theory of Reporting

    Espionage, Statecraft, and the Theory of Reporting
    av Nicholas Rescher

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822944737

    Everything we know about what goes on in the world comes to us through reports, information transmitted through human communication. We rely on reports, which can take any number of forms, to convey useful information, and we derive knowledge from t…

  • Collected Poems Of Muriel Rukeyser

    Collected Poems Of Muriel Rukeyser

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822959243

    Muriel Rukeyser held a visionary belief in the human capacity to create social change through language. She earned an international reputation as a powerful voice against enforced silences of all kind, against the violence of war, poverty, and racis…

  • Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude

    Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude
    av Ross Gay

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822963318

    Winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award, poetry category. Winner of the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. Finalist for the 2015 National Book Award, poetry category.Finalist for the 2015 NAACP Image Awards in Poetry. Catalog of Unabash…

  • Authoritarian Russia

    Authoritarian Russia
    av Vladimir Gel'man

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822963684

    Russia today represents one of the major examples of the phenomenon of "electoral authoritarianism" which is characterized by adopting the trappings of democratic institutions (such as elections, political parties, and a legislature) and enlisting t…

  • Bringing the Shovel Down

    Bringing the Shovel Down
    av Ross Gay

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822961352

    Bringing the Shovel Down maps the long and arduous process of being inculcated with the mythologies of state and power, the ramifications of that inculcation (largely, the loss of our humanity in the service of maintaining those mythologies), and fi…

  • Cleansing the Czechoslovak Borderlands

    Cleansing the Czechoslovak Borderlands
    av Eagle Glassheim

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822964261

    In this innovative study of the aftermath of ethnic cleansing, Eagle Glassheim examines the transformation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland from the end of the Second World War, through the Cold War, and into the twenty-first century. Prior to their…

  • The Travels of John Heckewelder in Frontier America

    The Travels of John Heckewelder in Frontier America
    av Paul A. Wallace

    Häftad - 1958 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822953692

    Paul A. Wallace gathers the diaries and journals of John Heckewelder to prepare this engrossing account of a man who traveled extensively in the Western frontier in the service of the Moravian Church and the United States government, and recorded a…

  • The Optic of the State

    The Optic of the State
    av Jens Andermann

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822959724

    The Optic of the State traces the production of nationalist imaginaries through the public visual representation of modern state formation in Brazil and Argentina. As Jens Andermann reveals, the foundational visions of national heritage, territory,…

  • Dance Improvisations

    Dance Improvisations
    av Joyce Morgenroth

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822953869

    Dance Improvisations is a book for teachers of dance and acting, choreographers, directors, and dance therapists. Systematically offering a complete range of ways to explore dance, it can be used as a syllabus or as a reference for groups of all age…

  • Rising Subjects

    Rising Subjects
    av Wiktor Marzec

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822946120

    Rising Subjects explores the change of the public sphere in Russian Poland during the 1905 Revolution. The 1905 Revolution was one of the few bottom-up political transformations and general democratizations in Polish history. It was a popular rebell…

  • The Volcano and After

    The Volcano and After
    av Alicia Ostriker

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822946403

    Alicia Suskin Ostriker's passionate voice has long been acknowledged as a vital force in American poetry. From urgent spiritual quest to biting political satire, from elegy to comedy, from celebration of the city street and the world "as a paradise…

  • Science, Policy, and the Value-Free Ideal

    Science, Policy, and the Value-Free Ideal
    av Heather E. Douglas

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822960263

    The role of science in policymaking has gained unprecedented stature in the United States, raising questions about the place of science and scientific expertise in the democratic process. Some scientists have been given considerable epistemic author…

  • Mad People?s History of Madness, A

    Mad People?s History of Madness, A

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822953319

    A man desperately tries to keep his pact with the Devil, a woman is imprisoned in an insane asylum by her husband because of religious differences, and, on the testimony of a mere stranger, \u201ca London citizen\u201d is sentenced to a private madh…

  • Four Decades of Scientific Explanation

    Four Decades of Scientific Explanation
    av Wesley C. Salmon

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822959267

    As Aristotle stated, scientific explanation is based on deductive argument--yet, Wesley C. Salmon points out, not all deductive arguments are qualified explanations. The validity of the explanation must itself be examined. Four Decades of Scientific…

  • Stalin?s Nomads

    Stalin?s Nomads
    av Robert Kindler

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822965435

    Robert Kindler's seminal work is a comprehensive and unsettling account of the Soviet campaign to forcefully sedentarize and collectivize the Kazakh clans. Viewing the nomadic life as unproductive, and their lands unused and untilled, Stalin and his…

  • Of Greater Dignity than Riches

    Of Greater Dignity than Riches
    av Farhan Karim

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822965695

    Extreme poverty, which intensified in India during colonial rule, peaked in the 1920s—after decades of imperialist exploitation, famine, and disease—a time when architects, engineers, and city authorities proposed a new type of housing f…

  • Ivan the Terrible

    Ivan the Terrible
    av Charles Halperin

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822945918

    Ivan the Terrible is infamous as a sadistic despot responsible for the deaths of thousands of innocent people, particularly during the years of the oprichnina, his state-within-a-state. Ivan was the first ruler in Russian history to use mass terror…

  • Science Secrets

    Science Secrets
    av Alberto Martinez

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822962304

    Was Darwin really inspired by Galapagos finches? Did Einstein's wife secretly contribute to his theories? Did Franklin fly a kite in a thunderstorm? Did a falling apple lead Newton to universal gravity? Did Galileo drop objects from the Leaning Towe…

  • Writing Architectural History

    Writing Architectural History

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822946847

    Over the past two decades, scholarship in architectural history has transformed, moving away from design studio pedagogy and postmodern historicism to draw instead from trends in critical theory focusing on gender, race, the environment, and more re…

  • Protest, Policy, and the Problem of Violence against Women

    Protest, Policy, and the Problem of Violence against Women
    av S. Laurel Weldon

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822957744

    Violence against women is one of the most insidious social ills facing the world today. Yet governmental response is inconsistent, ranging from dismissal to aggressive implementation of policies and programs to combat the problem. In her comparative…

  • Outposts Of The War For Empire

    Outposts Of The War For Empire
    av Charles Morse Stotz

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822942627

    Outposts of the War for Empire is being reissued in hardcover format, reproducing the original 1985 edition, to mark the 250th anniversary of the War for Empire, perhaps better known as the French and Indian War. Much has been written on the events…

  • Science without Leisure

    Science without Leisure
    av Harun Kucuk

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822945802

    Science in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Istanbul, Harun Küçük argues, was without leisure, a phenomenon spurred by the hyperinflation a century earlier when scientific texts all but disappeared from the college curriculum and inflation reduce…

  • When They Hid the Fire

    When They Hid the Fire
    av Daniel French

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822964254

    When They Hid the Fire examines the American social perceptions of electricity as an energy technology that were adopted between the mid-nineteenth and early decades of the twentieth centuries. Arguing that both technical and cultural factors played…

  • Poetry in America

    Poetry in America
    av Julia Spicher Kasdorf

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822961567

    Poetry in America offers extravagantly formed lyric and narrative poems that function like works of social realism for our times: hard times, wartime, divorce, times of downturn and dissipated resources. Where, in such times, can poetry emerge, the…

  • Competitive City, The

    Competitive City, The
    av Mark Schneider

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822954521

    This timely and important book, which won a special citation from the American Political Science Association\u2019s Urban Affairs Section for its \u201cmajor theoretical development,\u201d analyzes the effect of competition among suburban communitie…

  • Oil and Mexican Foreign Policy

    Oil and Mexican Foreign Policy
    av George Grayson

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822985051

    The discovery of enormous oil reserves in the early 1970s revolutionized Mexico's economy and political behavior, bringing soaring revenues and industrial development. The oil glut of 1981 and wild fluctuations in world prices, pushed the country to…

  • Writing against Racial Injury

    Writing against Racial Injury
    av Haivan V. Hoang

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822963622

    Writing against Racial Injury recalls the story of Asian American student rhetoric at the site of language and literacy education in post-1960s California. What emerged in the Asian American movement was a recurrent theme in U.S. history: conflicts…

  • Neoliberalism on the Ground

    Neoliberalism on the Ground

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822946014

    Architecture and urbanism have contributed to one of the most sweeping transformations of our times. Over the past four decades, neoliberalism has been not only a dominant paradigm in politics but a process of bricks and mortar in everyday life. Rat…

  • The Painted Bunting's Last Molt

    The Painted Bunting's Last Molt
    av Virgil Suarez

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822966098

    The Painted Bunting’s Last Molt explores fatherhood, parenting, and separation anxiety; and the ways in which time and memory are both a prison and a giver of joy. Fifteen years in the making, Virgil Suárez’s new collection uses his moth…

  • Dancing Into Darkness

    Dancing Into Darkness
    av Sondra Horton Fraleigh

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822961154

    Dancing Into Darkness is Sondra Horton Fraleigh's chronological diary of her deepening understanding of and appreciation for this art form, as she moves from a position of aesthetic response as an audience member to that of assimilation as a student…

  • Political (In)Justice

    Political (In)Justice
    av Anthony Pereira

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822958857

    Why do attempts by authoritarian regimes to legalize their political repression differ so dramatically? Why do some dispense with the law altogether, while others scrupulously modify constitutions, pass new laws, and organize political trials? Polit…

  • Making an Urban Public

    Making an Urban Public
    av Christina Jimenez

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822945505

    Written as a social history of urbanization and popular politics, this book reinserts “the public” and “the city” into current debates about citizenship, urban development, state regulation, and modernity in the turn of the c…

  • Dear, Sincerely

    Dear, Sincerely
    av David Hernandez

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822964070

    David Hernandez's Dear, Sincerely is his most intimate and dynamic collection to date, bringing the reader into poems that are simultaneously personal and universal, and sometimes political. With his characteristic dreamlike imagery, inventive rhyth…

  • Victorian Literature and the Physics of the Imponderable

    Victorian Literature and the Physics of the Imponderable
    av Sarah Alexander

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822964858

    The Victorians are known for their commitment to materialism, evidenced by the dominance of empiricism in the sciences and realism in fiction. Yet there were other strains of thinking during the period in the physical sciences, social sciences, and…

  • Immigrant Model

    Immigrant Model
    av Mihaela Moscaliuc

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822963349

    The poems in Immigrant Model explore issues of individual and communal identity in the face of conflict, conflicting "truths" or histories, and uprootedness. They explore the notion of homeland as it relates to one's roots, adopted space, psychologi…