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  • Embers of the Past

    Embers of the Past

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822354765

    Embers of the Past is a powerful critique of historicism and modernity. Javier Sanjines C. analyzes the conflict between the cultures and movements of indigenous peoples and attention to the modern nation-state in its contemporary Latin American man…

  • Embers of the Past

    Embers of the Past

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822354444

    Embers of the Past is a powerful critique of historicism and modernity. Javier Sanjines C. analyzes the conflict between the cultures and movements of indigenous peoples and attention to the modern nation-state in its contemporary Latin American man…

  • Neoliberalism in Vietnam

    Neoliberalism in Vietnam
    av Ann Marie Leshkowich

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822367710

    Like China, Vietnam has one of the world's fastest growing economies on account of its hybridized "market socialism" that combines elements of its official socialist system with free market capitalism. This special issue examines Vietnam's current s…

  • The Monstered Self

    The Monstered Self
    av Eduardo Gonzalez

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822312093

    Viewing stories and novels from an ethnographic perspective, Eduardo Gonzalez here explores the relationship between myth, ritual, and death in writings by Borges, Vargas Llosa, Cortazar, and Roa Bastos. He then weaves this analysis into a larger cu…

  • The Becoming of Time

    The Becoming of Time
    av Lawrence W. Fagg

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822331445

    Now available in an updated addition:Integrating concepts of time derived from the physical sciences and world religions, The Becoming of Time examines various questions about time, including its origin, its relation to space and motion, its irrever…

  • Creating Beauty To Cure the Soul

    Creating Beauty To Cure the Soul
    av Sander L. Gilman

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822321118

    Why do physicians who've taken the Hippocratic Oath willingly cut into seemingly healthy patients? How do you measure the success of surgery aimed at making someone happier by altering his or her body? Sander L. Gilman explores such questions in Cre…

  • Revolutionary Positions

    Revolutionary Positions

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478008774

    As the Cuban Revolution reaches its sixtieth anniversary, contributors to this special issue explore the impact of the revolution through the lens of sexuality and gender, providing a social and cultural history that illuminates the Cuban-influenced…

  • Urban Margins

    Urban Margins
    av Kamran Asdar Ali

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822366973

    Urban studies of the global South have paid particular attention to megacities, such as Mumbai or Johannesburg, while more peripheral urban landscapes-including small and medium-sized towns as well as the margins of megacities themselves-remain over…

  • Give a Man a Fish

    Give a Man a Fish
    av James Ferguson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822358862

    In Give a Man a Fish James Ferguson examines the rise of social welfare programs in southern Africa, in which states make cash payments to their low income citizens. More than thirty percent of South Africa's population receive such payments, even a…

  • Give a Man a Fish

    Give a Man a Fish
    av James Ferguson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822358954

    In Give a Man a Fish James Ferguson examines the rise of social welfare programs in southern Africa, in which states make cash payments to their low income citizens. More than thirty percent of South Africa's population receive such payments, even a…

  • Murder

    Murder
    av Sara L. Knox

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822320531

    What exactly is it about murder that claims such a powerful hold on the American imagination? In this book, Sara L. Knox examines postwar America's preoccupation with this act of violence. Demonstrating how American culture both consumes and produce…

  • Murder

    Murder
    av Sara L. Knox

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822320661

    What exactly is it about murder that claims such a powerful hold on the American imagination? In this book, Sara L. Knox examines postwar America's preoccupation with this act of violence. Demonstrating how American culture both consumes and produce…

  • Punk and Its Afterlives

    Punk and Its Afterlives

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822368106

    This issue follows the punk movement's lingering aftereffects, investigating its unruly profligacy of meanings within music and popular culture and outside and beyond genre. The contributors track punk's affect and aesthetics across media and geogra…

  • The Apocalyptic Century

    The Apocalyptic Century
    av Elinor Fuchs

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822364771

    Apocalypse, with its promise of millenarian transformation, has been one of the twentieth century's powerful driving forces, in aesthetics as well as in politics. This special Millennium Issue of Theater offers a radical rethinking of theatrical mod…

  • Marxist Scholarship

    Marxist Scholarship
    av Tani Barlow

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822364382

    This impressive and lucid study displays the widely divergent trajectories of thought that stem from Asian studies and Asian production of Marxisms and, at the same time, exemplifies the New Internationalism in scholarly research. In its accounts of…

  • Parallax Visions

    Parallax Visions
    av Bruce Cumings

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822322764

    In a work that synthesizes crucial developments in international relations at the close of the twentieth century, Bruce Cumings-a leading historian of contemporary East Asia-provides a nuanced understanding of how the United States has loomed over t…

  • Parallax Visions

    Parallax Visions
    av Bruce Cumings

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822329244

    In a work that synthesizes crucial developments in international relations at the close of the twentieth century, Bruce Cumings-a leading historian of contemporary East Asia-provides a nuanced understanding of how the United States has loomed over t…

  • Ladies Errant

    Ladies Errant
    av Deanna Shemek

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822321552

    The issue of a woman's place-and the possibility that she might stray from it-was one of early modern Italy's most persistent social concerns. Ladies Errant takes as its starting point the vast literature of this era devoted to the proper conduct an…

  • Ladies Errant

    Ladies Errant
    av Deanna Shemek

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822321675

    The issue of a woman's place-and the possibility that she might stray from it-was one of early modern Italy's most persistent social concerns. Ladies Errant takes as its starting point the vast literature of this era devoted to the proper conduct an…

  • New Directions in Telecommunications

    New Directions in Telecommunications

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822309482

    Communications policy as been a fertile area for testing theories of regulation, subsidy and incentives, free speech, political participation, and the public interest. The capacities of new communications technology have changed markedly since much…

  • The Nationalism Question

    The Nationalism Question
    av Tani Barlow

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822364115

  • From Wesley to Asbury

    From Wesley to Asbury
    av Frank Baker

    Inbunden - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822303596

  • Fabulous! Divas, Part 1

    Fabulous! Divas, Part 1
    av Alexander Doty

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822366782

    From Josephine Baker to Judy Garland to Elton John, the figure of the diva occupies a fascinating place in American culture. This special issue of Camera Obscura explores the impact of divas (and divos) in film and popular culture and considers thei…

  • Flexible Citizenship

    Flexible Citizenship
    av Aihwa Ong

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822322696

    Are nation-states being transformed by globalization into a single globalized economy? Do global forces herald a postnational millennium? This text explores such questions with a focus on the links between the cultural logics of human actions and on…

  • To Delight and Instruct

    To Delight and Instruct
    av Jennifer L. Holberg

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822367284

    This issue considers the sustainability of English studies and of the humanities as a whole in the context of shrinking budgets and job opportunities and of shifting resources. Exploring topics from academic freedom and globalization to digitization…

  • No More Separate Spheres!

    No More Separate Spheres!
    av Cathy N. Davidson

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822364627

    Much criticism of nineteenth-century American literature written during the last quarter century has been structured by the concept of "separate spheres," a construction that often is recreated in contemporary critical practice. The contributors to…

  • Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman
    av Milton C. Sernett

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822340522

    Harriet Tubman is one of America's most beloved historical figures, revered alongside luminaries including Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. Harriet Tubman: Myth, Memory, and History tells the fascinating story of Tubman's life as an American…

  • Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman
    av Milton C. Sernett

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822340737

    Harriet Tubman is one of America's most beloved historical figures, revered alongside luminaries including Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. Harriet Tubman: Myth, Memory, and History tells the fascinating story of Tubman's life as an American…

  • The Land and the Loom

    The Land and the Loom
    av Liana Vardi

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822312840

    In the modern imagination the peasant survives as a creature of the land, suspicious of the outside world and resistant to change, either the repository of pristine innocence and virtue or the manifestation of everything nasty, brutish, and at best…

  • Collateral Afterworlds

    Collateral Afterworlds

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822368632

    This issue moves beyond the binary of life and death to explore how the gray areas in between-precarious life, slow death-call into question assumptions about the social in social theory. In these "collateral afterworlds," where the line between lif…

  • Foundations for Excellence

    Foundations for Excellence
    av Walter Elijah, III Campbell

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780967294643

    Foundations for Excellence is a history of Duke Medicine. Historian Walter E. Campbell tells the story of the many remarkable individuals, and the foundations and corporations, rivalry and cooperation, disappointments and successes, that made the Du…

  • Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson

    Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822310464

    This collection seeks to place Pudd'nhead Wilson-a neglected, textually fragmented work of Mark Twain's-in the context of contemporary critical approaches to literary studies. The editors' introduction argues the virtues of using Pudd'nhead Wilson a…

  • Senora Rodriguez and Other Worlds

    Senora Rodriguez and Other Worlds
    av Martha Cerda

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822318903

    Senora Rodriguez dips into her purse and there's no telling what she'll come up with-a sticky lollipop, a phone bill, or a rosary; a reminder of daily life, a bit of family history, a personal talisman, or . . . who knows? . . . a token into another…

  • Embodying the Sacred

    Embodying the Sacred
    av Nancy E. Van Deusen

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822369899

    In seventeenth-century Lima, pious Catholic women gained profound theological understanding and enacted expressions of spiritual devotion by engaging with a wide range of sacred texts and objects, as well as with one another, their families, and ecc…

  • Embodying the Sacred

    Embodying the Sacred
    av Nancy E. Van Deusen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822369950

    In seventeenth-century Lima, pious Catholic women gained profound theological understanding and enacted expressions of spiritual devotion by engaging with a wide range of sacred texts and objects, as well as with one another, their families, and ecc…

  • Everyday Intimacies of the Middle East

    Everyday Intimacies of the Middle East

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822363903

    A special issue of the Journal of Middle East Women's Studies This issue provides an area-studies perspective on intimacy and explores the analytic, theoretical, and political work that intimacy promises as a concept. The contributors explore how mu…

  • Nightwatch

    Nightwatch
    av Orin Starn

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822323211

    Organized in the mid-1970s as a means of communal protection against livestock rustling and general thievery in Peru's rugged northern mountains, the rondas campesinas (peasants who make the rounds) grew into an entire system of peasant justice and…

  • Nightwatch

    Nightwatch
    av Orin Starn

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822323013

    Organized in the mid-1970s as a means of communal protection against livestock rustling and general thievery in Peru's rugged northern mountains, the rondas campesinas (peasants who make the rounds) grew into an entire system of peasant justice and…

  • Literary Authority and the Modern Chinese Writer

    Literary Authority and the Modern Chinese Writer
    av Wendy Larson

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822311133

    Throughout the twentieth century, Chinese writers have confronted the problem of creating a new literary tradition that both maintains the culturally unique aspects of a rich heritage and succeeds in promoting a new modernity. In the first book-leng…

  • The Money Doctor in the Andes

    The Money Doctor in the Andes
    av Paul W. Drake

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822308805

    The Money Doctor in the Andes is an account of the technical assistance missions to five Andean republics-Colombia, Ecuador, Chile, Bolivia, and Peru-undertaken by Princeton University economist Edwin Walter Kemmerer during the 1920s. Drake demonstr…

  • The Journals of Charles W. Chesnutt

    The Journals of Charles W. Chesnutt
    av Charles W. Chesnutt

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822314240

    Born on the eve of the Civil War, Charles W. Chesnutt grew up in Fayetteville, North Carolina, a county seat of four or five thousand people, a once-bustling commercial center slipping into postwar decline. Poor, black, and determined to outstrip hi…

  • Native Peoples and Tourism

    Native Peoples and Tourism

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822365662

    A special edition of Ethnohistory

  • Cigarettes Are Sublime

    Cigarettes Are Sublime
    av Richard Klein

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822316411

    Cigarettes are bad for you; that is why they are so good. With its origins in the author's urgent desire to stop smoking, Cigarettes Are Sublime offers a provocative look at the literary, philosophical, and cultural history of smoking. Richard Klein…

  • From Currituck to Calabash

    From Currituck to Calabash
    av Orrin H. Pilkey

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822305484

  • The Managed Care Backlash

    The Managed Care Backlash
    av Mark A. Peterson

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822364795

    This is a special issue of Journal of Health Policy, politics, and Law.

  • Emancipation's Daughters

    Emancipation's Daughters
    av Riche Richardson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478010975

    In Emancipation's Daughters, Riche Richardson examines iconic black women leaders who have contested racial stereotypes and constructed new national narratives of black womanhood in the United States. Drawing on literary texts and cultural represent…

  • Emancipation's Daughters

    Emancipation's Daughters
    av Riche Richardson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478009917

    In Emancipation's Daughters, Riche Richardson examines iconic black women leaders who have contested racial stereotypes and constructed new national narratives of black womanhood in the United States. Drawing on literary texts and cultural represent…

  • Corruption in Corporate Culture

    Corruption in Corporate Culture
    av Randy Martin

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822365709

    Corruptionin Corporate Culture argues that there has been a serious breakdown in the systems designed to ensure fair dealing in the self-governing and self-policing worlds of U.S. business and finance. Contending that a war of containment has been l…

  • Celestina's Brood

    Celestina's Brood
    av Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822313533

    Published in 1499 and centered on the figure of a bawd and witch, Fernando de Rojas' dark and disturbing Celestina was destined to become the most suppressed classic in Spanish literary history. Routinely ignored in Spanish letters, the book nonethe…

  • In Case of Fire in a Foreign Land

    In Case of Fire in a Foreign Land
    av Ariel Dorfman

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822329510

    In the world of Chilean poet Ariel Dorfman, men and women can be forced to choose between leaving their country or dying for it. The living risk losing everything, but what they hold onto-love, faith, hope, truth-might change the world. It is this s…

  • Vision and Textuality

    Vision and Textuality

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822316305

    The influence of contemporary literary theory on art history is increasingly evident, but there is little or no agreement about the nature and consequence of this new intersection of the visual and the textual. Vision and Textuality brings together…

  • Vision and Textuality

    Vision and Textuality

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822316442

    The influence of contemporary literary theory on art history is increasingly evident, but there is little or no agreement about the nature and consequence of this new intersection of the visual and the textual. Vision and Textuality brings together…

  • Love, H

    Love, H
    av Hettie Jones

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822361466

    "It works, we're in business, yeah Babe!" So begins this remarkable selection from a forty-year correspondence between two artists who survived their time as wives in the Beat bohemia of the 1960s and went on to successful artistic careers of their…

  • The Perils and Prospects of Southern Black Leadership

    The Perils and Prospects of Southern Black Leadership
    av Raymond Gavins

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822313397

    The Perils and Prospects of Southern Black Leadership fills an important gap in uncovering the history of southern black leaders between the death of Booker T. Washington and the rise of Martin Luther King, Jr. Originally published to critical accla…

  • Suffering for Territory

    Suffering for Territory
    av Donald S. Moore

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822335825

    Since 2000, black squatters have forcibly occupied white farms across Zimbabwe, reigniting questions of racialized dispossession, land rights, and legacies of liberation. Donald S. Moore probes these contentious politics by analyzing fierce disputes…

  • Suffering for Territory

    Suffering for Territory
    av Donald S. Moore

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822335702

    Since 2000, black squatters have forcibly occupied white farms across Zimbabwe, reigniting questions of racialized dispossession, land rights, and legacies of liberation. Donald S. Moore probes these contentious politics by analyzing fierce disputes…

  • Imperial Subjects

    Imperial Subjects

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822344209

    In colonial Latin America, social identity did not correlate neatly with fixed categories of race and ethnicity. As Imperial Subjects demonstrates, from the early years of Spanish and Portuguese rule, understandings of race and ethnicity were fluid.…

  • Imperial Subjects

    Imperial Subjects

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822344018

    In colonial Latin America, social identity did not correlate neatly with fixed categories of race and ethnicity. As Imperial Subjects demonstrates, from the early years of Spanish and Portuguese rule, understandings of race and ethnicity were fluid.…

  • Ideology and Power in the Middle East

    Ideology and Power in the Middle East

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822307815

    Scholars from the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East combine their talents and expertise to honor George Lenczowski, whose studies of the Middle East over two generations have made him a foremost expert on contemporary affairs in thi…

  • Queer/Migration

    Queer/Migration
    av Eithne Luibheid

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822366850

    This special double issue of GLQ explores the interface between queerness and migration, challenging heterosexist and heteronormative assumptions that often underpin traditional migration scholarship. Refusing to treat queer migrants as a homogeneou…

  • The Constitution Besieged

    The Constitution Besieged
    av Howard Gillman

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822316428

    The Constitution Besieged offers a compelling reinterpretation of one of the most notorious periods in American constitutional history. In the decades following the Civil War, federal and state judges struck down as unconstitutional a great deal of…

  • We Wanted a Revolution

    We Wanted a Revolution

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780872731837

    A landmark exhibition on display at the Brooklyn Museum from April 21 through September 17, 2017, We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965-85 examines the political, social, cultural, and aesthetic priorities of women of color during the em…