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  • Jazz Dance

    Jazz Dance

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813049298

    The history of jazz dance is best understood by thinking of it as a tree. The roots of jazz dance are African. Its trunk is vernacular, shaped by European influence, and exemplified by the Charleston and the Lindy Hop. From the vernacular have grown…

  • Jazz Dance

    Jazz Dance

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813061290

    Unique in its focus on history rather than technique, Jazz Dance offers the only overview of trends and developments since 1960. Editors Lindsay Guarino and Wendy Oliver have assembled an array of seasoned practitioners and scholars who trace the nu…

  • Classical Ballet Technique

    Classical Ballet Technique
    av Gretchen W. Warren
    (2 recensioner)

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813009452

    In more than 2600 photographs, professional dancers (from such companies as the American Ballet Theatre and the Jaffrey Ballet) demonstrate in sequence every movement in the classical repertoire, from the most basic to the most advanced. Each photog…

  • Picturing Apollo 11

    Picturing Apollo 11
    av J.L. Pickering

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813056173

    Picturing Apollo 11 is an unprecedented photographic history of the space mission that defined an era. Through a wealth of unpublicized and recently discovered images, this book presents new and rarely-seen views of the people, places, and events in…

  • An Old French Trilogy

    An Old French Trilogy

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066462

    While most English-language readers are familiar with Old French epic poetry, or chansons de geste, through the Song of Roland and its tale of gallant martyrdom, this volume provides a broader and richer view of the tradition by introducing songs de…

  • Heritage and the Existential Need for History

    Heritage and the Existential Need for History
    av Maud Webster

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066844

    In a sweeping survey of archaeological sites spanning thousands of years, Heritage and the Existential Need for History asks fundamental questions about the place of cultural heritage in Western society. What is history? Why do we write about the ev…

  • Forever Young

    Forever Young
    av John W. Young

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066042

    He walked on the Moon. He flew six space missions in three different programs--more than any other human. He served with NASA for more than four decades. His peers called him the ""astronaut's astronaut."" Enthusiasts of space exploration have long…

  • Reptiles and Amphibians of the Amazon

    Reptiles and Amphibians of the Amazon

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813026237

    This handbook offers an illustrated guide to over 250 of the snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs and salamanders common to the Amazonian regions of Peru, Brazil, Bolivia and Colombia. From brightly coloured frogs so small that they fit on a thumbnail to…

  • Truth, Lies and O-Rings

    Truth, Lies and O-Rings
    av Allan J. McDonald

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813041933

    On a cold January morning in 1986, NASA launched the Space Shuttle Challenger, despite warnings against doing so by many individuals including Allan McDonald. The fiery destruction of Challenger on live television moments after launch remains an ind…

  • The Archaeology of Island Colonization

    The Archaeology of Island Colonization

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066851

    This volume details how new theories and methods have recently advanced the archaeological study of initial human colonization of islands around the world, including in the southwest Pacific, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, and Southeast Asia. Thi…

  • An Archaeology of Black Markets

    An Archaeology of Black Markets
    av Mark W. Hauser

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813049021

    In eighteenth-century Jamaica, an informal, underground economy existed among enslaved labourers. Mark Hauser uses pottery fragments to examine their trade networks and to understand how enslaved and free Jamaicans created communities that transcend…

  • Arts of South Asia

    Arts of South Asia

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683400479

    This beautifully illustrated volume details how South Asian art has been acquired by public and private collectors in Europe and North America from the mid-nineteenth century onward. It highlights the various journeys and colonial legacies of artwor…

  • Being a Ballerina

    Being a Ballerina
    av Gavin Larsen

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066899

    A look inside a dancer's worldInspiring, revealing, and deeply relatable, Being a Ballerina is a firsthand look at the realities of life as a professional ballet dancer. Through episodes from her own career, Gavin Larsen describes the forces that dr…

  • Finding Balanchine's Lost Ballets

    Finding Balanchine's Lost Ballets
    av Elizabeth Kattner

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066646

    In the first book to focus exclusively on George Balanchine's early Russian ballets, most of which have been lost to history, Elizabeth Kattner offers new insights into the artistic evolution of a legend through her reconstruction of his first group…

  • White Rose And The Red

    White Rose And The Red
    av H.D.

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813035512

    Never before published, White Rose and the Red is the fictional biography of Elizabeth Siddall, wife of English poet and painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti. This extraordinary novel explores the charged interpersonal relationships between and among Sidd…

  • Majic Ring

    Majic Ring
    av Delia Alton

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813049571

    Set during the World War II air raids in London, H.D.'s fascinating and visionary novel, Majic Ring, documents her spiritualist activities during this time.

  • Bid Me to Live

    Bid Me to Live
    av H. D.

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813061955

    Scholars and students alike will turn to Caroline Zilboorg's edition of H.D.'s Bid Me to Livefor an introduction that provides heretofore unavailable insights and annotations that elucidate the book's countless literary and biblical allusions. A use…

  • Bid Me to Live

    Bid Me to Live
    av H.D.

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813037318

    In the riveting and intense Bid Me to Live, H.D. documents her traumatic experiences during WWI on which she blamed a number of personal tragedies, including a stillborn child, the end of her marriage, and her pained relationship with D. H. Lawrence…

  • Borderland Smuggling

    Borderland Smuggling
    av Joshua M. Smith

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813064437

    North American Society for Oceanic History John Lyman Book Award in United States Maritime History Passamaquoddy Bay lies between Maine and New Brunswick at the mouth of the St. Croix River. Most of it (including Campobello Island) is within Canada,…

  • The Mystery

    The Mystery
    av H.D.

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813035529

    "Augustine's edition of The Mystery is a model of editorial excellence and an immense contribution to H.D. scholarship, crucial to an understanding of the poet's creative processes and central themes. Every reader of modernist literature will want t…

  • The History of Human Space Flight

    The History of Human Space Flight
    av Ted Spitzmiller

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813054278

    Highlighting men and women across the globe who have dedicated themselves to pushing the limits of space exploration, this book surveys the programs, technological advancements, medical equipment, and automated systems that have made space travel po…

  • Edith Wharton and the Modern Privileges of Age

    Edith Wharton and the Modern Privileges of Age
    av Melanie V. Dawson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066301

    Providing a counterpoint to readings of modern American culture that focus on the cult of youth, Edith Wharton and the Modern Privileges of Age focuses on representations of modern American identities past early youth in twentieth-century literature…

  • Gertrude Stein and the Making of Jewish Modernism

    Gertrude Stein and the Making of Jewish Modernism
    av Amy Feinstein

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066318

    Challenging the assumption that modernist writer Gertrude Stein seldom integrated her Jewish identity and heritage into her work, this book uncovers Stein's constant and varied writing about Jewish topics throughout her career. Amy Feinstein argues…

  • Time and Memory in Indigenous Amazonia

    Time and Memory in Indigenous Amazonia

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813044798

    Based on recent ethnographic fieldwork and firsthand analysis of indigenous history, this collection examines the concepts of time and change as they played out in areas ranging from religion, cosmology, and mortuary practices to attitudes toward et…

  • Bioarchaeology and Identity Revisited

    Bioarchaeology and Identity Revisited

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683401537

    This volume highlights new directions in the study of social identities in past populations. Building on the field-defining research in Bioarchaeology and Identity in the Americas, contributors expand the scope of the subject regionally, theoretical…

  • Geopolitics, Culture, and the Scientific Imaginary in Latin America

    Geopolitics, Culture, and the Scientific Imaginary in Latin America

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683401483

    Challenging the common view that Latin America has lagged behind Europe and North America in the global history of science, this volume reveals that the region has long been a center for scientific innovation and imagination. It highlights the impor…

  • Panepiphanal World

    Panepiphanal World
    av Sangam MacDuff

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066325

    Panepiphanal World is the first in-depth study of the forty short texts James Joyce called "epiphanies." Composed between 1901 and 1904, at the beginning of Joyce's writing career, these texts are often dismissed as juvenilia. Sangam MacDuff argues…

  • Panepiphanal World

    Panepiphanal World
    av Sangam MacDuff

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813068138

    Panepiphanal World is the first in-depth study of the forty short texts James Joyce called "epiphanies." Composed between 1901 and 1904, at the beginning of Joyce's writing career, these texts are often dismissed as juvenilia. Sangam MacDuff argues…

  • Modernist Communities across Cultures and Media

    Modernist Communities across Cultures and Media

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813056128

    Marked by a rejection of traditional affiliations such as nation, family, and religion, modernism is often thought to privilege the individual over the community. The contributors to this volume question this assumption, uncovering the communal impu…

  • Within the Walls and What Do I Love?

    Within the Walls and What Do I Love?

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813062044

    This volume presents two rare works by the modernist writer H.D.: Within the Walls, a collection of fourteen short stories, and What Do I Love?, a set of three long poems. Written during World War II in London, where H.D. chose to stay despite offer…

  • The Gift" by H.D.

    The Gift" by H.D.

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813068350

    In this complete, unabridged edition of H.D.'s visionary memoir, The Gift, Jane Augustine makes available for the first time the text as H.D. wrote it and intended it to be read, including H.D.'s coda to the book, her "Notes," never before published…

  • A Historical Archaeology of Early Spanish Colonial Urbanism in Central America

    A Historical Archaeology of Early Spanish Colonial Urbanism in Central America

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813069128

    In this milestone work, William Fowler uses archaeology, history, and social theory to show that the establishment of cities was essential to Spanish colonialism. Fowler draws upon decades of archaeological research on the landscape, built environme…

  • American Coastal Rescue Craft

    American Coastal Rescue Craft
    av William D. Wilkinson

    Övrigt - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813033341

    William Wilkinson and Timothy Dring provide detailed history and technical design information on each and every type of small rescue craft ever used by the United States Life-Saving Service and United States Coast Guard, from the early 1800s to curr…

  • The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America

    The Archaeology of Villages in Eastern North America

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781683400462

    The emergence of village societies out of hunter-gatherer groups profoundly transformed social relations in every part of the world where such communities formed. Drawing on the latest archaeological and historical evidence, this volume explores the…

  • Charcoal And Cinnamon: The Politics Of Color In Spanish Caribbean Literature

    Charcoal And Cinnamon: The Politics Of Color In Spanish Caribbean Literature

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813027173

    "[Adds] an important voice to the national conversation on race. A 'must read' for scholars and enthusiasts of Caribbean literature."--Janet J. Hampton, George Washington UniversityCharcoal and Cinnamon explores the continuing redefinition of women…

  • Cuban Studies Since the Revolution

    Cuban Studies Since the Revolution

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813011240

    In recent years, few countries have generated so much debate and controversy as Cuba. Since the Cuban Revolution of 1959, discussions have been characterized by polemics. A comprehensive discourse on the epistemology of Cuban studies, this work eval…

  • The Modern Voice in American Poetry

    The Modern Voice in American Poetry
    av William Doreski

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813015866

    Proposing that modern American poetry requires ""limber criticism"" informed but not straitjacketed by contemporary theory, William Doreski links the major American modernists to each other and to the larger social and cultural world. Concentrating…

  • The Business Strategy of Booker T. Washington

    The Business Strategy of Booker T. Washington
    av Michael B. Boston

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813041711

    Michael Boston offers a radical departure from other interpretations of Booker T. Washington by focusing on the latter’s business ideas and practices. More specifically, Boston examines Washington as an entrepreneur, spelling out his business…

  • The Business Strategy of Booker T. Washington

    The Business Strategy of Booker T. Washington
    av Michael B. Boston

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813034737

    A fresh reassessment of one of the most powerful black men in American history. This book will help reshape the prism through which the life, work, strategy, and contributions of Booker T. Washington are examined.--David H. Jackson Jr., author of A…

  • Unearthing St. Mary's City

    Unearthing St. Mary's City

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066837

    This volume summarizes the remarkably diverse archaeological discoveries made during the past half century of investigations at the site of St. Mary's City, the first capital of Maryland and one of the earliest European settlements in America. Found…

  • The Cubalogues

    The Cubalogues
    av Todd F. Tietchen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813054629

    Immediately after the Cuban Revolution, Havana fostered an important transnational intellectual and cultural scene. Later, Castro would strictly impose his vision of Cuban culture on the populace and the United States would bar its citizens from tra…

  • Fringe Florida

    Fringe Florida
    av Lynn Waddell

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813064703

    Florida has a titillating underbelly that few tourists ever see. Beyond the theme parks and the beaches lies a periphery most residents know about but-out of decorum or discomfort?prefer not to discuss. In Fringe Florida, Lynn Waddell explores the e…

  • Fringe Florida

    Fringe Florida
    av Lynn Waddell

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813044934

    Most people visit the Sunshine State for its theme parks and beaches, but there is another side to Florida, an underbelly few tourists ever see, a periphery most residents know about but-out of decorum or discomfort?prefer not to discuss. In Fringe…

  • Edible Insects and Human Evolution

    Edible Insects and Human Evolution
    av Julie J. Lesnik

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813056999

    Researchers who study ancient human diets tend to focus on meat eating, since the practice of butchery is very apparent in the archaeological record. In this volume, Julie Lesnik brings a different food source into view, tracing evidence that humans…

  • Edible Insects and Human Evolution

    Edible Insects and Human Evolution
    av Julie J. Lesnik

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813064314

    Researchers who study ancient human diets tend to focus on meat eating because the practice of butchery is very apparent in the archaeological record. In this volume, Julie Lesnik highlights a different food source, tracing evidence that humans and…

  • The New Africa

    The New Africa
    av Robert M. Press

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813017044

    In this text former ""Christian Science Monitor"" correspondent Robert Press tells his first-hand story of triumph and tragedy in contemporary sub-Saharan Africa. Featuring 90 photographs by Betty Press - whose work has appeared in the ""Christian S…

  • The Archaeology of the North American Fur Trade

    The Archaeology of the North American Fur Trade
    av Michael S. Nassaney

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813061573

    The North American fur trade left an enduring material legacy of the complex interactions between natives and Europeans. From the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries, the demand for pelts and skins transformed America, helping to fuel the Age of…

  • Unlikely Dissenters

    Unlikely Dissenters
    av Anne Stefani

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813060767

    Between 1920 and 1970, a small but significant number of white women confronted white supremacy and the segregationist system in the American South, incontrovertibly contributing to its demise. Using the 1954 Brown decision as a pivot, Anne Stefani…

  • Unlikely Dissenters

    Unlikely Dissenters
    av Anne Stefani

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813054650

    Stefani redefines the proverbial `southern lady’ with a close look at over fifty white, anti-racist women. Concentrating on traits that linked these women across two generations, Unlikely Dissenters provides the first comprehensive study of ho…

  • Before the Pioneers

    Before the Pioneers
    av Andrew K. Frank

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813054513

    Formed seemingly out of steel, glass, and concrete, with millions of residents from around the globe, Miami has ancient roots that can be hard to imagine today. Before the Pioneers takes readers back through forgotten eras to the stories of the peop…

  • A Punkhouse in the Deep South

    A Punkhouse in the Deep South
    av Aaron Cometbus

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813068527

    Radical subcultures in an unlikely place Told in personal interviews, this is the collective story of a punk community in an unlikely town and region, a hub of radical counterculture that drew artists and musicians from throughout the conservative S…

  • Guide and Reference to the Amphibians of Western North America (North of Mexico) and Hawaii

    Guide and Reference to the Amphibians of Western North America (North of Mexico) and Hawaii
    av R.D. Bartlett

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813032986

    More than 500 species and subspecies of amphibians and reptiles can be found in the western United States. This set of three field guides offers a complete survey of the frogs, toads, salamanders, snakes, turtles, and lizards that reside west of the…

  • Langston Hughes and American Lynching Culture

    Langston Hughes and American Lynching Culture
    av W. Jason Miller

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813041520

    Langston Hughes never knew of an America where lynching was absent from the cultural landscape. Jason Miller investigates the nearly three dozen poems written by Hughes on the subject of lynching to explore its varying effects on survivors, victims,…

  • Florida Folk Tales

    Florida Folk Tales

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813008707

    "A splendid collection from one of the nation's richest and most diverse traditional cultures.... "Florida Folktales" will appeal not only to scholars and lovers of folklore, but to anyone interested in the wellsprings of American storytelling and l…

  • The Archaeology of Forts and Battlefields

    The Archaeology of Forts and Battlefields
    av David R. Starbuck

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813044149

    Forts and battlefields embody activities and locations where nations have come into conflict and where victory or defeat has determined the shape of modern American society. This book discusses some of the most dynamic archaeological projects that h…

  • The Archaeology of Forts and Battlefields

    The Archaeology of Forts and Battlefields
    av David R. Starbuck

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813036892

    Forts and battlefields embody activities and locations where nations have come into conflict and where victory or defeat has determined the shape of modern American society. This book discusses some of the most dynamic archaeological projects that h…

  • Only Mystery: Federico Garcia Lorca'S Poetry In World And Image

    Only Mystery: Federico Garcia Lorca'S Poetry In World And Image

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813028743

    Weaving together twenty-one drawings and new translations of prose pieces and poems, Only Mystery presents a textured life of Spain's greatest modern poet and playwright. The guiding principles for selecting poems, prose, and paintings were dramatic…

  • Tenochtitlan

    Tenochtitlan
    av Jose Luis de Rojas

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813060316

    Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec empire before the Spanish conquest, rivalled any other great city of its time. In Europe, only Paris, Venice, and Constantinople were larger. Cradled in the Valley of Mexico, the city is unique among New World capi…

  • Tenochtitlan

    Tenochtitlan
    av Jose Luis de Rojas

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813042206

    Tenochtitlan, capital of the Aztec empire before the Spanish conquest, rivalled any other great city of its time. In Europe, only Paris, Venice, and Constantinople were larger. Cradled in the Valley of Mexico, the city is unique among New World capi…