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  • Revolting New York

    Revolting New York

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820352824

    Occupy Wall Street did not come from nowhere. It was part of a long history of riot, revolt, uprising, and sometimes even revolution that has shaped New York City. From the earliest European colonization to the present, New Yorkers have been revolti…

  • Revolting New York

    Revolting New York

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820352817

    Occupy Wall Street did not come from nowhere. It was part of a long history of riot, revolt, uprising, and sometimes even revolution that has shaped New York City. From the earliest European colonization to the present, New Yorkers have been revolti…

  • The Ecocriticism Reader

    The Ecocriticism Reader

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820317816

    The Ecocriticism Reader is the first collection of its kind, an anthology of classic and cutting-edge writings in the rapidly emerging field of literary ecology. Exploring the relationship between literature and the physical environment, literary ec…

  • The Nation's Region

    The Nation's Region
    av Leigh Anne Duck

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820334189

    How southern writers challenged the nation's view of their region's exceptionalism? How could liberalism and apartheid coexist for decades in our country, as they did during the first half of the twentieth century? This study looks at works by such…

  • Words about Pictures

    Words about Pictures
    av Perry Nodelman Canada)

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820312712

    This book examines the special qualities of picture books-books intended to educate or tell stories to young children. Drawing from a number of aesthetic and literary sources, Perry Nodelman explores the way in which the interplay of the verbal and…

  • Honest Engine

    Honest Engine
    av Kyle Dargan

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820347288

    In this his fourth collection, award-winning poet Kyle Dargan examines the mechanics of the heart and mind as they are weathered by loss. Following a spate of deaths among family and friends, Dargan chooses to present not colour-negative elegies but…

  • The Listening

    The Listening
    av Kyle Dargan

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820326610

    Kyle Dargan's debut collection of poetry, The Listening searches through the cluttered surface of contemporary life to tune into the elemental sounds within the marrow of living/life. Throughout the collection, Dargan interweaves elements of his her…

  • Relativism in the Arts

    Relativism in the Arts

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820338057

    In a world where the acceptance of relativism has caused erosion in the tradition of Cartesian dualism, representationalism in the arts has come under serious questioning. The contributors to this book seek new standards for defining and evaluating…

  • Animals and Why They Matter

    Animals and Why They Matter
    av Mary Midgley

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820320410

    Animals and Why They Matter examines the barriers that our philosophical traditions have erected between human beings and animals and reveals that the too-often ridiculed subject of animal rights is an issue crucially related to such problems within…

  • Women, Gender and Terrorism

    Women, Gender and Terrorism

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820340388

    In the last decade the world has witnessed a rise in women’s participation in terrorism. Women, Gender, and Terrorism explores women’s relationship with terrorism, with a keen eye on the political, gender, racial, and cultural dynamics o…

  • Women, Gender and Terrorism

    Women, Gender and Terrorism

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820335834

    In the last decade the world has witnessed a rise in women’s participation in terrorism. Women, Gender, and Terrorism explores women’s relationship with terrorism, with a keen eye on the political, gender, racial, and cultural dynamics o…

  • Scarlet Sister Mary

    Scarlet Sister Mary
    av Julia Peterkin

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820323770

    Julia Peterkin pioneered in demonstrating the literary potential for serious depictions of the experience. Rejecting the prevailing sentimental stereotypes of her times, she portrayed her sympathy and understanding, endowing them with the full dimen…

  • Race and the Atlanta Cotton States Exposition of 1895

    Race and the Atlanta Cotton States Exposition of 1895
    av Theda Perdue

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820340357

    The Cotton States Exposition of 1895 was a world’s fair in Atlanta held to stimulate foreign and domestic trade for a region in an economic depression. This uses the exposition to examine the competing agendas of white supremacist organizers a…

  • Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: A Reader

    Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: A Reader

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820328492

    Whether used on its own or in conjunction with Cultural Theory and Popular Culture: An Introduction, this reader is a theoretical, analytical, and historical introduction to the study of popular culture within cultural studies. The readings cover th…

  • The Chicken Book

    The Chicken Book
    av Page Smith

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820322131

    Liberating today's chicken from cartoons, fast food, and other demeaning associations, The Chicken Book at once celebrates and explains this noble fowl. As it traces the rise and fall of Gallus domesticus from the jungles of ancient India to the ass…

  • Tobacco Road

    Tobacco Road
    av Erskine Caldwell

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820316611

    Set during the Depression in the depleted farmlands surrounding Augusta, Georgia, Tobacco Road was first published in 1932. It is the story of the Lesters, a family of white sharecroppers so destitute that most of their creditors have given up on th…

  • New World Poetics

    New World Poetics

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820335209

    This title offers a groundbreaking look at three major poets. This ecocritical and comparative study plumbs the earthly depth and social breadth of three of the Americas' most ambitious and epic-minded poets. From Walt Whitman's call for a poetry of…

  • Eugene Bullard, Black Expatriate in Jazz-age Paris

    Eugene Bullard, Black Expatriate in Jazz-age Paris
    av Craig Lloyd

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820328188

    This is the complete biography of the first African American fighter pilot, Georgia native Eugene J. Bullard (1895-1961). An accomplished professional boxer, musician, club manager, and impresario of Parisian nightlife between the World Wars, Bullar…

  • Precarious Worlds

    Precarious Worlds

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820348827

    This edited collection contributes to the theoretical literature on social reproduction—defined by Marx as the necessary labor to arrive the next day at the factory gate—and extended by feminist geographers and others into complex unders…

  • Precarious Worlds

    Precarious Worlds

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820348810

    This edited collection contributes to the theoretical literature on social reproduction—defined by Marx as the necessary labor to arrive the next day at the factory gate—and extended by feminist geographers and others into complex unders…

  • The Philosophy of Ecology

    The Philosophy of Ecology

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820322209

    This international collection of 23 seminal readings both illustrate the range of philosophical apporaches available to ecologists and also provide a basis for understanding the thinking on which many contemporary environmental ideas are founded.

  • The Priority of Injustice

    The Priority of Injustice
    av Clive Barnett

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820351520

    This original and ambitious work looks anew at a series of intellectual debates about the meaning of democracy. Clive Barnett engages with key thinkers in various traditions of democratic theory and demonstrates the importance of a geographical imag…

  • The Priority of Injustice

    The Priority of Injustice
    av Clive Barnett

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820351513

    This original and ambitious work looks anew at a series of intellectual debates about the meaning of democracy. Clive Barnett engages with key thinkers in various traditions of democratic theory and demonstrates the importance of a geographical imag…

  • Social Justice and the City

    Social Justice and the City
    av David Harvey

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820334035

    This is a foundational text in urban geography, now updated to include the essay 'The Right to the City'. Throughout his distinguished and influential career, David Harvey has defined and redefined the relationship among politics, capitalism, and th…

  • Life's Philosophy

    Life's Philosophy
    av Arne Naess

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820332529

    Norwegian philosopher Arne Naess' meditation on the art of living is an exhortation to preserve the environment and biodiversity. Now in his nineties, Naess offers a bright and bold perspective on the power of feelings to move us away from ecologica…

  • Life's Philosophy

    Life's Philosophy
    av Arne Naess

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820355917

    Now available in English for the first time, Norwegian philosopher Arne Naess's meditation on the art of living is an exhortation to preserve the environment and biodiversity. As Naess approaches his ninetieth year, he offers a bright and bold persp…

  • The Music and Mythocracy of Col. Bruce Hampton

    The Music and Mythocracy of Col. Bruce Hampton
    av Jerry Grillo

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820358482

    Col. Bruce Hampton (the stage name of Gustav Valentine Berglund III) was a cult musical figure who launched and continued to influence the jam band genre over his fifty-plus years performing. Part musician, conjuror, confidence man, preacher, soul s…

  • A Field Guide for Immersion Writing

    A Field Guide for Immersion Writing
    av Robin Hemley

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820342559

    For centuries writers have used participatory experience as a lens through which to better see the world at large and as a means of exploring the self. Considering various types of participatory writing as different strains of one style—immers…

  • A Field Guide for Immersion Writing

    A Field Guide for Immersion Writing
    av Robin Hemley

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820338507

    For centuries writers have used participatory experience as a lens through which to better see the world at large and as a means of exploring the self. Considering various types of participatory writing as different strains of one style—immers…

  • Migration Crises and the Structure of International Cooperation

    Migration Crises and the Structure of International Cooperation
    av Jeannette Money

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820354057

    Although international cooperation on migration is often promoted, scholars have been unable to arrive at a consensus about the extent of cooperation in the current system. Under what conditions does international cooperation on migration arise, and…

  • Black on Earth

    Black on Earth
    av Kimberly N. Ruffin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820337203

    Expands the reach of ecocriticism by analyzing the ecological experiences, conceptions, and desires seen in African American writing. It identifies a theory of “ecological burden and beauty” in which African American authors underscore t…

  • Black on Earth

    Black on Earth
    av Kimberly N. Ruffin

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820328560

    Expands the reach of ecocriticism by analyzing the ecological experiences, conceptions, and desires seen in African American writing. It identifies a theory of “ecological burden and beauty” in which African American authors underscore t…

  • Jimmy Carter, American Moralist

    Jimmy Carter, American Moralist
    av Kenneth E. Morris

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820352435

    Jimmy Carter has baffled the public from his first bid for elective office in racially divided rural Georgia through his postpresidential career as a global peacemaker and human rights activist. Is he a moral visionary or a well-meaning but sometime…

  • Jimmy Carter, American Moralist

    Jimmy Carter, American Moralist
    av Kenneth E. Morris

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820319490

    Jimmy Carter has baffled the public from his first bid for elective office in racially divided rural Georgia through his post-presidential career as a global peacemaker and human rights activist. Is he a moral visionary or a well-meaning but sometim…

  • Voices from Company D

    Voices from Company D

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820325149

    An unprecedented contribution to the field of Civil War history, Voices from Company D collects writings from the diaries of eight members of the Greensboro Guards, Fifth Alabama Infantry Regiment. Woven into a single chronological narrative, these…

  • The Whiteness of Child Labor Reform in the New South

    The Whiteness of Child Labor Reform in the New South
    av Shelley Sallee

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820325705

    Focusing on Alabama's textile industry, this study looks at the motivations behind the ""whites-only"" route taken by the Progressive reform movement in the South. In the early 1900s, northern mill owners seeking cheaper labour and fewer regulations…

  • The Whiteness of Child Labor Reform in the New South

    The Whiteness of Child Labor Reform in the New South
    av Shelley Sallee

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820352732

    Focusing on Alabama's textile industry, this study looks at the complex motivations behind the ""whites-only"" route taken by the Progressive reform movement in the South. In the early 1900s, northern mill owners seeking cheaper labor and fewer regu…

  • The Whiteness of Child Labor Reform in the New South

    The Whiteness of Child Labor Reform in the New South
    av Shelley Sallee

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820324487

    Focusing on Alabama's textile industry, this study looks at the motivations behind the ""whites-only"" route taken by the Progressive reform movement in the South. In the early 1900s, northern mill owners seeking cheaper labour and fewer regulations…

  • Reconstructing the Native South

    Reconstructing the Native South
    av Melanie Benson Taylor

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820340661

    Examines the diverse body of Native American literature in the contemporary American South. In so doing the book advances a provocative, even counterintuitive claim: that the American South and its Native American survivors have far more in common t…

  • Reconstructing the Native South

    Reconstructing the Native South
    av Melanie Benson Taylor

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820338842

    Examines the diverse body of Native American literature in the contemporary American South. In so doing the book advances a provocative, even counterintuitive claim: that the American South and its Native American survivors have far more in common t…

  • Liberating Sojourn

    Liberating Sojourn

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820321295

    In 1845, black abolitionist Frederick Douglass travelled to Britain on a lecture and fund-raising tour. This is an examination of how that visit affected transatlantic reform movements and Douglass's own thinking. It features the essays of scholars…

  • Texas Women

    Texas Women

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820337449

    Texas Women: Their Histories, Their Lives engages current scholarship on women in Texas, the South, and the United States. It provides insights into Texas’s singular geographic position, bordering on the West and sharing a unique history with…

  • Texas Women

    Texas Women

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820347202

    Texas Women: Their Histories, Their Lives engages current scholarship on women in Texas, the South, and the United States. It provides insights into Texas’s singular geographic position, bordering on the West and sharing a unique history with…

  • Our Prince of Scribes

    Our Prince of Scribes

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820356853

    New York Times best-selling writer Pat Conroy (1945–2016) inspired a worldwide legion of devoted fans numbering in the millions, but none are more loyal to him and more committed to sustaining his literary legacy than the many writers he nurtu…

  • Our Prince of Scribes

    Our Prince of Scribes

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820354484

    New York Times best-selling writer Pat Conroy (1945–2016) inspired a worldwide legion of devoted fans numbering in the millions, but none are more loyal to him and more committed to sustaining his literary legacy than the many writers he nurtu…

  • Codename Greenkil

    Codename Greenkil
    av Elizabeth Wheaton

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820331485

    On November 3, 1979, in a Greensboro, North Carolina, housing project, gunfire erupted when a group of Klansmen and Nazis responded to public challenges to "face the wrath of the people" at a Communist-sponsored anti-Klan demonstration. Eighty-eight…

  • At-Risk

    At-Risk
    av Amina Gautier

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820344393

    In Amina Gautier’s Brooklyn, some kids make it and some kids don’t, but not in simple ways or for stereotypical reasons. Gautier’s stories explore the lives of young African Americans who might all be classified as “at-risk,&…

  • At-Risk

    At-Risk
    av Amina Gautier

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820338880

    In Amina Gautier’s Brooklyn, some kids make it and some kids don’t, but not in simple ways or for stereotypical reasons. Gautier’s stories explore the lives of young African Americans who might all be classified as “at-risk,&…

  • From a Far Country

    From a Far Country
    av Catharine Randall

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820338200

    In From a Far Country Catharine Randall examines Huguenots and their less-known cousins the Camisards, offering a fresh perspective on the important role these French Protestants played in settling the New World. The Camisard religion was marked by…

  • From a Far Country

    From a Far Country
    av Catharine Randall

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820333908

    This book features a new perspective on a French religious diaspora. In ""From a Far Country"", Catharine Randall examines Huguenots and their less-known cousins the Camisards, offering a fresh perspective on the important role these French Protesta…

  • My Father and Atticus Finch

    My Father and Atticus Finch
    av Joseph Madison Beck

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820353081

    My Father and Atticus Finch is the true story of Foster Beck, the author’s late father, whose courageous defense of a black man accused of raping a white woman in 1930s Alabama foreshadowed the trial at the heart of Harper Lee’s classic…

  • Buried Lives

    Buried Lives

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820341194

    Buried Lives offers the first critical examination of the experience of imprisonment in early America. These interdisciplinary essays investigate several carceral institutions to show how confinement shaped identity, politics, and the social imagina…

  • Buried Lives

    Buried Lives

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820341200

    Buried Lives offers the first critical examination of the experience of imprisonment in early America. These interdisciplinary essays investigate several carceral institutions to show how confinement shaped identity, politics, and the social imagina…

  • Black Masculinity and the U.S. South

    Black Masculinity and the U.S. South
    av Riche Richardson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820328904

    This pathbreaking study of region, race, and gender reveals how we underestimate the South's influence on the formation of black masculinity at the national level. Many negative stereotypes of black men - often contradictory ones - have emerged from…

  • Alabama Women

    Alabama Women

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820350790

    Another addition to the Southern Women series, Alabama Women celebrates women’s histories in the Yellowhammer State by highlighting the lives and contributions of women and enriching our understanding of the past and present. Exploring such su…

  • Alabama Women

    Alabama Women

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820350783

    Another addition to the Southern Women series, Alabama Women celebrates women’s histories in the Yellowhammer State by highlighting the lives and contributions of women and enriching our understanding of the past and present. Exploring such su…

  • Imaginary Lives of Mechanical Men

    Imaginary Lives of Mechanical Men
    av Randy F. Nelson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820344430

    The mechanical men in these stories—Industrial Age holdovers, outsiders wanting for relevance and respect, or overwhelmed people who confuse the certainties of one reality with the doubts of another—are cut off in some way from contempor…

  • Anglo-Native Virginia

    Anglo-Native Virginia
    av Kristalyn Marie Shefveland

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820354668

    The 1646 Treaty of Peace with Necotowance in Virginia fundamentally changed relationships between Native Americans and the English settlers of Virginia. Virginians were unique in their interaction with Native peoples in part because of their tributa…

  • Anglo-Native Virginia

    Anglo-Native Virginia
    av Kristalyn Marie Shefveland

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820350257

    The 1646 Treaty of Peace with Necotowance in Virginia fundamentally changed relationships between Native Americans and the English settlers of Virginia. Virginians were unique in their interaction with Native peoples in part because of their tributa…

  • The New Deal and Beyond

    The New Deal and Beyond

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820324814

    This collection of ten original studies covers a wide range of issues related to the regional distinctiveness of welfare provision in the South and the development of the larger federal welfare state. The studies examine New Deal and Great Society p…

  • The New Deal and Beyond

    The New Deal and Beyond

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820324821

    This collection of ten original studies covers a wide range of issues related to the regional distinctiveness of welfare provision in the South and the development of the larger federal welfare state. The studies examine New Deal and Great Society p…

  • Mark Twain's Aquarium

    Mark Twain's Aquarium

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820334981

    What I lacked and what I needed, confessed Samuel Clemens in 1908, ""was grandchildren."" Near the end of his life, Clemens became the doting friend and correspondent of twelve schoolgirls ranging in age from ten to sixteen. For Clemens, ""collectin…

  • William Bartram, the Search for Nature's Design

    William Bartram, the Search for Nature's Design

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820328775

    Nature in the early united states. An important figure in early American science and letters, William Bartram (1739-1823) has been known almost exclusively for his classic book, ""Travels"". ""William Bartram, The Search for Nature's Design"" presen…

  • Sam Richards's Civil War Diary

    Sam Richards's Civil War Diary
    av Samuel Pearce Richards

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820329994

    A man, his family, and his city, brought vividly to life. This previously unpublished diary is the best surviving firsthand account of life in Civil War - era Atlanta. Bookseller Samuel Pearce Richards (1824-1910) kept a diary for sixty-seven years.…

  • Journal of Archibald C. McKinley

    Journal of Archibald C. McKinley

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820338118

    A valuable document from the Reconstruction era, The Journal of Archibald C. McKinley offers the modern reader a rare glimpse of daily life on Sapelo Island, Georgia, as seen through the eyes of an upper-class farmer.A descendant of Scottish settler…

  • Principles of Forest Hydrology

    Principles of Forest Hydrology
    av John D. Hewlett

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820323800

    Students and professors of hydrology, ecology, land-use management, forest and range management, soil science, physical geography, soil and water conservation, and watershed management will welcome this revision of the 1969 edition of An Outline of…

  • Anne Finch and Her Poetry

    Anne Finch and Her Poetry
    av Barbara McGovern

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820314105

    Anne Finch and Her Poetry is a critical examination of the life and works of the foremost English woman poet of the 18th century. The biography places Anne Finch (1661-1720) in her social and literary milieu and includes discussion of such topics as…

  • Anne Finch and Her Poetry

    Anne Finch and Her Poetry
    av Barbara McGovern

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820357027

    Anne Finch and Her Poetry is the first major critical examination of the life and works of the foremost English woman poet of the eighteenth century. This biography places Anne Finch (1661-1720) in her social and literary milieu and includes discuss…

  • The Quiet Enemy

    The Quiet Enemy
    av Cecil Dawkins

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820317854

    These seven stories, set in the rural South and West, delve beneath the surface of ordinary lives, revealing their foibles and idiosyncracies. For example, an old deaf woman is kidnapped by a stranger whom she takes to the devil, and a money-grubbin…

  • Writing the South through the Self

    Writing the South through the Self
    av John C. Inscoe

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820337685

    Drawing on two decades of teaching a college-level course on southern history as viewed through autobiography and memoir, John C. Inscoe has crafted a series of essays exploring the southern experience as reflected in the life stories of those who l…

  • Writing the South through the Self

    Writing the South through the Self
    av John C. Inscoe

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780820337678

    Drawing on two decades of teaching a college-level course on southern history as viewed through autobiography and memoir, John C. Inscoe has crafted a series of essays exploring the southern experience as reflected in the life stories of those who l…