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  • Ivy and Industry

    Ivy and Industry
    av Christopher Newfield

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822332015

    Emphasizing how profoundly the American research university has been shaped by business and the humanities alike, Ivy and Industry is a vital contribution to debates about the corporatization of higher education in the United States. Christopher New…

  • The Living Dead

    The Living Dead
    av James B. Twitchell

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822307891

    In his Preface to The Living Dead: A Study of the Vampire in Romantic Literature, James Twitchell writes that he is not interested in the current generation of vampires, which he finds "rude, boring and hopelessly adolescent. However, they have not…

  • Derrida's Gift

    Derrida's Gift

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822366508

    In this special issue of differences, leading feminist theorists acknowledge Derrida's contribution to feminist theory, discuss the crucial place of difference in both Derridian deconstruction and feminist theory, and reflect on the ethical, profess…

  • Body and Enhancement Technology

    Body and Enhancement Technology

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822363941

    A special issue of East Asian Science, Technology and Society: An International Journal This issue explores the practice of applying science and technology to expand our cognitive and physical capacities. Covering global Asia, these articles investi…

  • Man-Made Medicine

    Man-Made Medicine

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822318163

    If not for the reproductive functions of women, would there be anything called women's health care? A review of medical literature, practice, and policy in this country would suggest that the answer is no. Offering a startling view of the current st…

  • Man-Made Medicine

    Man-Made Medicine

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822318118

    If not for the reproductive functions of women, would there be anything called women's health care? A review of medical literature, practice, and policy in this country would suggest that the answer is no. Offering a startling view of the current st…

  • Photography after Photography

    Photography after Photography
    av Abigail Solomon-Godeau

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822362517

    Presenting two decades of work by Abigail Solomon-Godeau, Photography after Photography is an inquiry into the circuits of power that shape photographic practice, criticism, and historiography. As the boundaries that separate photography from other…

  • Photography after Photography

    Photography after Photography
    av Abigail Solomon-Godeau

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822362661

    Presenting two decades of work by Abigail Solomon-Godeau, Photography after Photography is an inquiry into the circuits of power that shape photographic practice, criticism, and historiography. As the boundaries that separate photography from other…

  • Men and Lesbianism

    Men and Lesbianism

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822364993

    It has long been assumed - starting in antiquity and running right up to a recent episode of "Friends" - that straight men fantasize about lesbian sexual encounters. Lesbian images appear in "Penthouse" and "Playboy" and in advertisements for clothi…

  • Haunted Media

    Haunted Media
    av Jeffrey Sconce

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822325536

    In Haunted Media Jeffrey Sconce examines American culture's persistent association of new electronic media-from the invention of the telegraph to the introduction of television and computers-with paranormal or spiritual phenomena. By offering a hist…

  • Haunted Media

    Haunted Media
    av Jeffrey Sconce

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822325727

    In Haunted Media Jeffrey Sconce examines American culture's persistent association of new electronic media-from the invention of the telegraph to the introduction of television and computers-with paranormal or spiritual phenomena. By offering a hist…

  • Hidden Illness in the White House

    Hidden Illness in the White House
    av Kenneth R. Crispell

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822308393

    The serious illness of three presidents-Woodrow Wilson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy-as well as the injury Ronald Reagan received in the assassination attempt upon him have revealed our woefully inadequate system for handling presi…

  • Anthropology and the Racial Politics of Culture

    Anthropology and the Racial Politics of Culture
    av Lee D. Baker

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822346982

    In the late nineteenth century, if ethnologists in the United States recognized African American culture, they often perceived it as something to be overcome and left behind. At the same time, they were committed to salvaging "disappearing" Native A…

  • Anthropology and the Racial Politics of Culture

    Anthropology and the Racial Politics of Culture
    av Lee D. Baker

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822346869

    In the late nineteenth century, if ethnologists in the United States recognized African American culture, they often perceived it as something to be overcome and left behind. At the same time, they were committed to salvaging "disappearing" Native A…

  • Modern Sex

    Modern Sex
    av Tani Barlow

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822364245

  • Palestine and Israel

    Palestine and Israel
    av John Quigley

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822310235

    The dispute over Palestine between the Palestinian Arabs and the Israelis is one of the most volatile and intractable conflicts in the world today. Palestine and Israel examines the history of this battle from the perspective of international law, a…

  • In the Street

    In the Street
    av Helen Levitt

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822307716

    "All over the city on streets and walks and walls the children . . . have established ancient, essential and ephemeral forms of art, have set forth in chalk and crayon the names and images of their pride, love, preying, scorn, desire. . . . The Lady…

  • Interdisciplinary Perspectives on French Literature and History

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives on French Literature and History

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822366485

    This book is a special issue of French Historical Studies.

  • Entry Points

    Entry Points

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822362005

    Providing a lively snapshot of the state of art and social justice today on a global level, Entry Points accompanies the inaugural Vera List Center Prize for Art and Politics, launched at The New School on the occasion of the center's twentieth anni…

  • Children of Fate

    Children of Fate
    av Nara B. Milanich

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822345749

    In modern Latin America, profound social inequalities have persisted despite the promise of equality. Nara B. Milanich argues that social and legal practices surrounding family and kinship have helped produce and sustain these inequalities. Tracing…

  • Children of Fate

    Children of Fate
    av Nara B. Milanich

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822345572

    In modern Latin America, profound social inequalities have persisted despite the promise of equality. Nara B. Milanich argues that social and legal practices surrounding family and kinship have helped produce and sustain these inequalities. Tracing…

  • The Growth of Economic Thought, 3rd ed.

    The Growth of Economic Thought, 3rd ed.

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822309734

    In a new and updated edition of this classic textbook, Henry William Spiegel brings his discussion and analysis of economic thought into the 1990s. A new introductory chapter offering an overall view of the history of economics and a bibliographic s…

  • The Academic's Handbook

    The Academic's Handbook

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822316619

  • Her Husband

    Her Husband

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822326007

    One of the twentieth century's greatest literary artists and winner of the Nobel prize in 1934, Luigi Pirandello wrote the novel Her Husband in 1911, before he produced any of the well-known plays with which his name is most often associated today.…

  • Reluctant Realists

    Reluctant Realists
    av Clay Clemens

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822309000

    This is a study of the evolution of the West German Christian Democratic Union/Christian Social Union (CDU/CSU) approach to relations with the Soviet bloc (and particularly East Germany), from fierce antagonism to any accommodation with Communist re…

  • Second Chances

    Second Chances

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822358084

    During the first decade of this millennium, many thousands of people in Uganda who otherwise would have died from AIDS got second chances at life. A massive global health intervention, the scaling up of antiretroviral therapy (ART), saved them and c…

  • Second Chances

    Second Chances

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822357957

    During the first decade of this millennium, many thousands of people in Uganda who otherwise would have died from AIDS got second chances at life. A massive global health intervention, the scaling up of antiretroviral therapy (ART), saved them and c…

  • The Social Medicine Reader, Second Edition

    The Social Medicine Reader, Second Edition

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822335696

    Duke University Press is pleased to announce the second edition of the bestselling Social Medicine Reader. The Reader provides a survey of the challenging issues facing today's health care providers, patients, and caregivers by bringing together mov…

  • The Social Medicine Reader, Second Edition

    The Social Medicine Reader, Second Edition

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822335566

    Duke University Press is pleased to announce the second edition of the bestselling Social Medicine Reader. The Reader provides a survey of the challenging issues facing today's health care providers, patients, and caregivers by bringing together mov…

  • Religion and State Formation in Postrevolutionary Mexico

    Religion and State Formation in Postrevolutionary Mexico
    av Ben Fallaw

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822353379

    The religion question-the place of the Church in a Catholic country after an anticlerical revolution-profoundly shaped the process of state formation in Mexico. From the end of the Cristero War in 1929 until Manuel Avila Camacho assumed the presiden…

  • Religion and State Formation in Postrevolutionary Mexico

    Religion and State Formation in Postrevolutionary Mexico
    av Ben Fallaw

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822353225

    The religion question-the place of the Church in a Catholic country after an anticlerical revolution-profoundly shaped the process of state formation in Mexico. From the end of the Cristero War in 1929 until Manuel Avila Camacho assumed the presiden…

  • Sexual Politics, Sexual Panics

    Sexual Politics, Sexual Panics

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478004936

    This special issue of differences provides spirited commentaries on the critical and political stakes of contemporary sexual politics in the United States. In a series of short keyword essays in the first half of the issue, contributors interrogate…

  • On Humanism

    On Humanism

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822365822

    Twentieth-century ideologies, from liberalism to fascism, are rooted in humanism-the faith in the sovereignty of human reason and potential that grew out of Renaissance thought and discovery. This special issue asks if it is true that all vestiges o…

  • China and the Human

    China and the Human
    av David L. Eng

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822367666

    In the Western media, stories about China seem to fall into one of two categories: China's astounding economic development or its human rights abuses. As human rights discourses follow increasingly hegemonic conventions, especially with regard to Ch…

  • Greener Pastures

    Greener Pastures
    av Arun Agrawal

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822321224

    In this text, the author, Arun Agrawal uses the story of the Raikas, a little-known group of migrant shepherds in western India, to re-examine scholarship on markets and exchange, local and state politics, and community and hierarchy.

  • Greener Pastures

    Greener Pastures
    av Arun Agrawal

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822322337

    Social scientists theorizing about political economy and the allocation of resources have usually omitted migrant communities from their studies. In Greener Pastures Arun Agrawal uses the story of the Raikas, a little-known group of migrant shepherd…

  • 100 Years of Kurt Weill

    100 Years of Kurt Weill
    av Tom Sellar

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822364887

    The year 2000 marks the hundredth birthday of theater and opera composer Kurt Weill (1900-1950). In celebration of this occasion, 100 Years of Kurt Weill features recently rediscovered and previously untranslated dramatic works by Weill and critical…

  • Power and Protest in the Countryside

    Power and Protest in the Countryside

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822308959

    "Constitutes an important and timely addition to the literature on peasant rebellion; wisely, the editors have been eclectic in drawing from some of the leading historians, anthropologists, political scientists, and sociologists active in the field…

  • Power and Protest in the Countryside

    Power and Protest in the Countryside

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822304838

    "Constitutes an important and timely addition to the literature on peasant rebellion; wisely, the editors have been eclectic in drawing from some of the leading historians, anthropologists, political scientists, and sociologists active in the field…

  • The Little Bulbs

    The Little Bulbs
    av Elizabeth Atwood Lawrence

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822306719

    "A beautifully written book."--The Garden Journal"A few garden writers offer prose that goes beyond how to spade and spray to convey the experience and pleasures of gardening. The late Elizabeth Lawrence was such a writer."--Southern Living"First pu…

  • Franklin Evans, or The Inebriate

    Franklin Evans, or The Inebriate
    av Walt Whitman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822339427

    Not many people know that Walt Whitman-arguably the preeminent American poet of the nineteenth century-began his literary career as a novelist. Franklin Evans, or The Inebriate: A Tale of the Times was his first and only novel. Published in 1842, du…

  • Franklin Evans, or The Inebriate

    Franklin Evans, or The Inebriate
    av Walt Whitman

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822339311

    Not many people know that Walt Whitman-arguably the preeminent American poet of the nineteenth century-began his literary career as a novelist. Franklin Evans, or The Inebriate: A Tale of the Times was his first and only novel. Published in 1842, du…

  • Experimental Beijing

    Experimental Beijing
    av Sasha Su-Ling Welland

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822369431

    During the lead-up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the censorious attitude that characterized China's post-1989 official response to contemporary art gave way to a new market-driven, culture industry valuation of art. Experimental artists who once str…

  • Experimental Beijing

    Experimental Beijing
    av Sasha Su-Ling Welland

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822369288

    During the lead-up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the censorious attitude that characterized China's post-1989 official response to contemporary art gave way to a new market-driven, culture industry valuation of art. Experimental artists who once str…

  • Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa

    Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa
    av Mungo Park

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822325376

    Mungo Park's Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa has long been regarded as a classic of African travel literature. In fulfilling his mission to find the Niger River and in documenting its potential as an inland waterway for trade, Park was s…

  • Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa

    Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa
    av Mungo Park

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822325024

    Mungo Park's Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa has long been regarded as a classic of African travel literature. In fulfilling his mission to find the Niger River and in documenting its potential as an inland waterway for trade, Park was s…

  • Missing

    Missing
    av Sunaina Marr Maira

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822344094

    In Missing, Sunaina Marr Maira explores how young South Asian Muslim immigrants living in the United States experienced and understood national belonging (or exclusion) at a particular moment in the history of U.S. imperialism: in the years immediat…

  • Missing

    Missing
    av Sunaina Marr Maira

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822343912

    In Missing, Sunaina Marr Maira explores how young South Asian Muslim immigrants living in the United States experienced and understood national belonging (or exclusion) at a particular moment in the history of U.S. imperialism: in the years immediat…

  • Unsettling Blackness

    Unsettling Blackness
    av Houston A. Baker

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822364870

    This special issue of American Literature transcends the old debates surrounding black expressive culture and reexamines major African American texts through the lenses of modernism, progressivism, architecture, avant-gardism, hybridity, and Contine…

  • Rebel Imaginaries

    Rebel Imaginaries
    av Elizabeth E. Sine

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478010326

    Amid the global catastrophe of the Great Depression, California became a wellspring for some of the era's most inventive and imaginative political movements. As devastation deepened, the multiracial laboring populations who formed the basis of Calif…

  • Rebel Imaginaries

    Rebel Imaginaries
    av Elizabeth E. Sine

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478011378

    Amid the global catastrophe of the Great Depression, California became a wellspring for some of the era's most inventive and imaginative political movements. As devastation deepened, the multiracial laboring populations who formed the basis of Calif…

  • The Politics of Memory

    The Politics of Memory
    av Joanne Rappaport

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822319726

    How does a culture in which writing is not a prominent feature create historical tradition? In The Politics of Memory, Joanne Rappaport answers this question by tracing the past three centuries of the intellectual history of the Nasa-a community in…

  • Youth, Labor and Politics in East Asia

    Youth, Labor and Politics in East Asia

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822368328

    The economic deregulation that followed the East Asian financial crisis and recession in the 1990s blocked youth from the labor market. This issue investigates the resulting youth labor crisis and its predominant manifestations-youth unemployment an…

  • Terry Sanford

    Terry Sanford
    av Howard E. Covington

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822323563

    Terry Sanford (1917-1998) was one of the most important public figures of the postwar South. First as North Carolina's governor and later as president of Duke University, he demonstrated a dynamic style of progressive leadership marked by compassion…

  • Getting Back to the Land

    Getting Back to the Land

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478009474

    The essays in this issue offer diagnosis, critique, and radical visions for the future from some of the leading thinkers and experts on the tactics of the settler capitalist state, and on the exercises of Indigenous jurisdiction that counter them. I…

  • Un/common Cultures

    Un/common Cultures
    av Kamala Visweswaran

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822346210

    In Un/common Cultures, Kamala Visweswaran develops an incisive critique of the idea of culture at the heart of anthropology, describing how it lends itself to culturalist assumptions. She holds that the new culturalism-the idea that cultural differe…

  • Un/common Cultures

    Un/common Cultures
    av Kamala Visweswaran

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822346357

    In Un/common Cultures, Kamala Visweswaran develops an incisive critique of the idea of culture at the heart of anthropology, describing how it lends itself to culturalist assumptions. She holds that the new culturalism-the idea that cultural differe…

  • A World of Words

    A World of Words
    av Michael Williams

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822307808

    A World of Words offers a new look at the degree to which language itself is a topic of Poe's texts. Stressing the ways his fiction reflects on the nature of its own signifying practices, Williams sheds new light on such issues as Poe's characteriza…

  • Healing Songs

    Healing Songs
    av Ted Gioia

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822337027

    While the first healers were musicians who relied on rhythm and song to help cure the sick, over time Western thinkers and doctors lost touch with these traditions. In the West, for almost two millennia, the roles of the healer and the musician have…

  • Records Ruin the Landscape

    Records Ruin the Landscape
    av David Grubbs

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822355762

    John Cage's disdain for records was legendary. He repeatedly spoke of the ways in which recorded music was antithetical to his work. In Records Ruin the Landscape, David Grubbs argues that, following Cage, new genres in experimental and avant-garde…

  • Records Ruin the Landscape

    Records Ruin the Landscape
    av David Grubbs

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822355908

    John Cage's disdain for records was legendary. He repeatedly spoke of the ways in which recorded music was antithetical to his work. In Records Ruin the Landscape, David Grubbs argues that, following Cage, new genres in experimental and avant-garde…

  • Soundworks

    Soundworks
    av Anthony Reed

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478011279

    In Soundworks Anthony Reed argues that studying sound requires conceiving it as process and as work. Since the long Black Arts era (ca. 1958-1974), intellectuals, poets, and musicians have defined black sound as radical aesthetic practice. Through t…

  • Soundworks

    Soundworks
    av Anthony Reed

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478010210

    In Soundworks Anthony Reed argues that studying sound requires conceiving it as process and as work. Since the long Black Arts era (ca. 1958-1974), intellectuals, poets, and musicians have defined black sound as radical aesthetic practice. Through t…

  • Listen but Don't Ask Question

    Listen but Don't Ask Question
    av Kevin Fellezs

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478006718

    Performed on an acoustic steel-string guitar with open tunings and a finger-picking technique, Hawaiian slack key guitar music emerged in the mid-nineteenth century. Though performed on a non-Hawaiian instrument, it is widely considered to be an aut…

  • Listen but Don't Ask Question

    Listen but Don't Ask Question
    av Kevin Fellezs

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478005995

    Performed on an acoustic steel-string guitar with open tunings and a finger-picking technique, Hawaiian slack key guitar music emerged in the mid-nineteenth century. Though performed on a non-Hawaiian instrument, it is widely considered to be an aut…

  • Widows

    Widows

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822307709

    The volume examines two communities in Canada, a Florida retirement community, and communities in Ohio, Nebraska, and California, as well as the relative situations of homeowners, blacks, and poor ethnic populations.

  • Writing the Past, Inscribing the Future

    Writing the Past, Inscribing the Future
    av Nancy K. Florida

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822316053

    Located at the juncture of literature, history, and anthropology, Writing the Past, Inscribing the Future charts a strategy of how one might read a traditional text of non-Western historical literature in order to generate, with it, an opening for t…

  • Writing the Past, Inscribing the Future

    Writing the Past, Inscribing the Future
    av Nancy K. Florida

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822316220

    Located at the juncture of literature, history, and anthropology, Writing the Past, Inscribing the Future charts a strategy of how one might read a traditional text of non-Western historical literature in order to generate, with it, an opening for t…

  • Technoscience

    Technoscience
    av Patricia Ticineto Clough

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822366423

    This special issue of Social Text critically engages contemporary theory, shifting the question of "what matters" from an epistemological domain to an ontological one. Essays enter into debates over evolutionary theory and the potential effects of t…

  • China's New Cultural Scene

    China's New Cultural Scene
    av Claire Huot

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822324454

    The Cultural Revolution of China's Maoist era has come and gone, yet another cultural revolution of a different sort has been sweeping through China in the 1990s. Although recently much interest has been focused on China's economy, few Westerners ar…

  • China's New Cultural Scene

    China's New Cultural Scene
    av Claire Huot

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822324096

    The Cultural Revolution of China's Maoist era has come and gone, yet another cultural revolution of a different sort has been sweeping through China in the 1990s. Although recently much interest has been focused on China's economy, few Westerners ar…