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  • The Book of Shaker Furniture

    The Book of Shaker Furniture
    av John Kassy

    Inbunden - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870232756

    A contribution to the study necessary to understand the place of this small but distinct group of artefacts in the context of the 19th century. The book provides a set of photographs and measured drawings of Shaker furniture for both study and repro…

  • The Stages of Memory

    The Stages of Memory
    av James E. Young

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625343611

    From around the world, whether for New York City's 9/11 Memorial, at exhibits devoted to the arts of Holocaust memory, or throughout Norway's memorial process for the murders at Utøya, James E. Young has been called on to help guide the grief strick…

  • The Stages of Memory

    The Stages of Memory
    av James E. Young

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625342577

    From around the world, whether for New York City's 9/11 Memorial, at exhibits devoted to the arts of Holocaust memory, or throughout Norway's memorial process for the murders at Utoya, James E. Young has been called on to help guide the grief strick…

  • The Necessity for Ruins

    The Necessity for Ruins
    av J.B. Jackson

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870232923

    Essays examine the way we perceive landscape, the effect of gardens and cities of the past on the landscapes of the present, and the way American architecture has broken with tradition. Discussion relates the importance of space to relativism throug…

  • Committed to Memory

    Committed to Memory
    av Oren Baruch Stier

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558497955

    How is contemporary public consciousness of the Holocaust shaped and communicated? How is commitment to its memory expressed and engendered? This book offers a close and critical analysis of a range of cultural activities that mediate the Holocaust…

  • A Time Far Past

    A Time Far Past
    av Le Luu

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625342904

    This epic novel presents a sweeping portrait of war and peace in northern Vietnam from the defeat of the French to the mid-1980s. The story follows the odyssey of Giang Minh Sai, the son of a Confucian scholar in the rural Red River delta, from his…

  • A Time Far Past

    A Time Far Past
    av Le Luu

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558490857

    This epic novel presents a sweeping portrait of war and peace in northern Vietnam from the defeat of the French to the mid-1980s. The story follows the odyssey of Giang Minh Sai, the son of a Confucian scholar in the rural Red River delta, from his…

  • Technologies of the Self

    Technologies of the Self

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870235931

    Shortly before his death in 1984, Michel Foucault spoke of an idea for a new book on "technologies of the self." He described it as "composed of different papers about the self...,about the role of reading and writing in constituting the self... and…

  • Crimes of August

    Crimes of August

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933227580

    Rubem Fonseca's Crimes of August offers the first serious literary treatment of the cataclysmic events of August 1954, arguably the most turbulent month in Brazilian history. A rich novel, both culturally and historically, Crimes of August tells two…

  • I Am Because We Are

    I Am Because We Are

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625341761

    First published in 1995, I Am Because We Are has been recognized as a major, canon-defining anthology and adopted as a text in a wide variety of college and university courses. Bringing together writings by prominent black thinkers from Africa, the…

  • Maria Baldwin's Worlds

    Maria Baldwin's Worlds
    av Kathleen Weiler

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625344786

    Maria Baldwin (1856--1922) held a special place in the racially divided society of her time, as a highly respected educator at a largely white New England school and an activist who carried on the radical spirit of the Boston area's internationally…

  • Maria Baldwin's Worlds

    Maria Baldwin's Worlds
    av Kathleen Weiler

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625344779

    Maria Baldwin (1856--1922) held a special place in the racially divided society of her time, as a highly respected educator at a largely white New England school and an activist who carried on the radical spirit of the Boston area's internationally…

  • What Remains

    What Remains
    av Robert Hornick

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625342713

    John Paul Jones is now considered a Revolutionary War hero and the father of the American Navy, his defiant words “I have not yet begun to fight!” the epitome of courage under fire. It has not always been so. When the Revolutionary War e…

  • Our Aim Was Man

    Our Aim Was Man

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625342485

    One was a father who worried about his fellow soldiers' swearing. Another hoped to enter Harvard College. The third was a farmer whose letters home depict the later stages of the war. The fourth had turned to boot making when he did not inherit land…

  • Our Aim Was Man

    Our Aim Was Man

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625342478

    One was a father who worried about his fellow soldiers' swearing. Another hoped to enter Harvard College. The third was a farmer whose letters home depict the later stages of the war. The fourth had turned to boot making when he did not inherit land…

  • Commercializing Childhood

    Commercializing Childhood
    av Paul B. Ringel

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625341907

    Long before activists raised concerns about the dangers of commercials airing during Saturday morning cartoons, America's young people emerged as a group that businesses should target with goods for sale. As print culture grew rapidly in the ninetee…

  • Commercializing Childhood

    Commercializing Childhood
    av Paul B. Ringel

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625341914

    Long before activists raised concerns about the dangers of commercials airing during Saturday morning cartoons, America's young people emerged as a group that businesses should target with goods for sale. As print culture grew rapidly in the ninetee…

  • Second Nature

    Second Nature
    av Richard W. Judd

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625340665

    Bounded by the St. Lawrence Valley to the north, Lake Champlain to the west, and the Gulf of Maine to the east, New England may be the most cohesive region in the United States, with a long and richly recorded history. In this book, Richard W. Judd…

  • Second Nature

    Second Nature
    av Richard W. Judd

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625341013

    Bounded by the St. Lawrence Valley to the north, Lake Champlain to the west, and the Gulf of Maine to the east, New England may be the most cohesive region in the United States, with a long and richly recorded history. In this book, Richard W. Judd…

  • Luso-American Literatures and Cultures Today

    Luso-American Literatures and Cultures Today

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933227887

    This issue of PLCS takes a transnational approach to contemporary Luso-American literatures and cultures from across the United States, Canada and the Caribbean, incorporating perspectives from both within and beyond the current set of canonical ref…

  • Sylvia Plath and the Mythology of Women Readers

    Sylvia Plath and the Mythology of Women Readers
    av Janet Badia

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558498969

    Depicted in popular films, television series, novels, poems, and countless media reports, Sylvia Plath’s women readers have become nearly as legendary as Plath herself, in large part because the depictions are seldom kind. If one is to believe…

  • Living with Whales

    Living with Whales
    av Nancy Shoemaker

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625340818

    Native Americans along the coasts of southern New England and Long Island have had close ties to whales for thousands of years. They made a living from the sea and saw in the world’s largest beings special power and meaning. After English sett…

  • Transatlantic Romanticism

    Transatlantic Romanticism

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625341143

    That the Romantic movement was an international phenomenon is a commonplace, yet to date, historical study of the movement has tended to focus primarily on its national manifestations. This volume offers a new perspective. In thirteen chapters devot…

  • Quabbin

    Quabbin
    av Thomas Conuel

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870237300

    When one looks out on the quiet waters and forested hills of Quabbin Reservoir in west central Massachusetts, it is hard to imagine that the area was once dotted with buildings and farmlands or that it echoed with the activity of several villages an…

  • Stripped and Script

    Stripped and Script
    av Kacy Dowd Tillman

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625344328

    Female loyalists occupied a nearly impossible position during the American Revolution. Unlike their male counterparts, loyalist women were effectively silenced - unable to officially align themselves with either side or avoid being persecuted for th…

  • Amphibians and Reptiles of New England

    Amphibians and Reptiles of New England
    av Richard M. DeGraaf

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870234002

    Although numerous species of amphibians and reptiles live in New England and the northeastern Untied States, few people are aware of their existence of know much about their life histories, habitats, or distributions. This illustrated work provides…

  • Stormy Isles

    Stormy Isles
    av Vitorino Nemesio

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933227870

    Stormy Isles, originally published in Portuguese in 1944 and set in the Azores between 1917 and 1919, focuses on the vivacious and sharp Margarida, who, at twenty years of age, is a model of feminist aspirations and the paragon of her generation. A…

  • Remembering the Forgotten War

    Remembering the Forgotten War
    av Michael Scott Van Wagenen

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558499300

    On February 2, 1848, representatives of the United States and Mexico signed the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo officially ending hostilities between the two countries and ceding over one-half million square miles of land to the northern victors. In Mex…

  • Murdered by His Wife

    Murdered by His Wife
    av Deborah Navas

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558493346

    This is a history of the murder of Joshua Spooner in Brookfield, Massachusetts, in March 1778 and the execution of his wife Bathsheba and three accomplices four months later. It also provides newspaper accounts and trial records at that time.

  • Exhibiting Contradiction

    Exhibiting Contradiction
    av Alan Wallach

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558491182

    The author of this text considers the way art museums have depicted and continue to depict American society and the American past. He explores issues from the absence of art museums before the Civil War, to the dilemma of the Museum of Modern Art ov…

  • Creating a World on Paper

    Creating a World on Paper
    av Sue Rainey

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558499799

    Harry Fenn was one of the most skilled and successful illustrators in the United States in the latter half of the nineteenth century, a time when illustrated periodicals and books were the primary means of sharing visual images. Fenn’s work fo…

  • Containing Addiction

    Containing Addiction
    av Matthew R. Pembleton

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625343154

    The story of America's ""War on Drugs"" usually begins with Richard Nixon or Ronald Reagan. In Containing Addiction, Matthew R. Pembleton argues that its origins instead lie in the years following World War II, when the Federal Bureau of Narcotics -…

  • Containing Addiction

    Containing Addiction
    av Matthew R. Pembleton

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625343161

    The story of America's ""War on Drugs"" usually begins with Richard Nixon or Ronald Reagan. In Containing Addiction, Matthew R. Pembleton argues that its origins instead lie in the years following World War II, when the Federal Bureau of Narcotics -…

  • Minding the Gap

    Minding the Gap
    av Christopher Norris

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558492554

    In this sweeping volume, Christopher Norris challenges the view that there is no room for productive engagement between mainstream analytic philosophers and thinkers in the post-Kantian continental line of descent. On the contrary, he argues, this v…

  • Literary Journalism across the Globe

    Literary Journalism across the Globe

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558498778

    At the end of the nineteenth century, several countries were developing journalistic traditions similar to what we identify today as literary reportage or literary journalism. Yet throughout most of the twentieth century, in particular after World W…

  • Still They Remember Me

    Still They Remember Me
    av Carol A. Dana

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625345790

    Newell Lyon learned the oral tradition from his elders in Maine's Penobscot Nation and was widely considered to be a 'raconteur among the Indians.' The thirteen stories in this new volume were among those that Lyon recounted to anthropologist Frank…

  • Still They Remember Me

    Still They Remember Me
    av Carol A. Dana

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625345806

    Newell Lyon learned the oral tradition from his elders in Maine's Penobscot Nation and was widely considered to be a 'raconteur among the Indians.' The thirteen stories in this new volume were among those that Lyon recounted to anthropologist Frank…

  • Readings from the New Book of Nature

    Readings from the New Book of Nature
    av Robert L. Nadeau

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870233319

  • Elizabeth Murray

    Elizabeth Murray
    av Patricia Cleary

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558493964

    Precisely because Murray breaks Scholars of early American history will find much of interest in this rare book-length portrait of an eighteenth-century woman. Cleary tells an engaging story. The quotations from eighteenth-century letters keep us as…

  • The Interpretation of Pictures

    The Interpretation of Pictures
    av Mark Roskill

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870236617

    This volume examines the ways pictures are interpreted, discussing the practices of interpretation that inform the modern discipline of art history in contrast to those that prevailed in earlier periods. As an introductory text on the traditions and…

  • Performances of Violence

    Performances of Violence

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558498570

    From acts of terrorism to war, from arson to capital punishment, from sadism to torture, performances of violence are all around us. Sometimes they grab headlines and rivet our attention, sometimes they are barely noticed, constituting part of our t…

  • Rayford W.Logan and the Dilemma of the African-American Intellectual

    Rayford W.Logan and the Dilemma of the African-American Intellectual
    av Kenneth Robert Janken

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558490697

    A biography of the civil rights campaigner, based on his own work, letters, diaries and autobiography, and including analyses of his career, intellectual development and personality.

  • Ambiguous Empowerment

    Ambiguous Empowerment
    av Susan E. Chase

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870239502

    This work examines the contradictory experiences of power and subjection as experienced by women school superintendants. It draws on interviews with professional women of various ethnic and racial backgrounds heading schools in rural, small-town and…

  • Reading Emily Dickinson's Letters

    Reading Emily Dickinson's Letters

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558499010

    Essays in this collection explore ways that Emily Dickinson adapted nineteenth-century epistolary conventions of women’s culture, as well as how she directed her writing to particular readers, providing subtly tactful guidance to ways of appro…

  • Pedagogues and Protesters

    Pedagogues and Protesters

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625342560

    On April 4, 1768, about one hundred angry Harvard College undergraduates, well over half the student body, left school and went home, in protest against new rules about class preparation. Their action constituted the largest student strike at any co…

  • Pedagogues and Protesters

    Pedagogues and Protesters

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625342553

    On April 4, 1768, about one hundred angry Harvard College undergraduates, well over half the student body, left school and went home, in protest against new rules about class preparation. Their action constituted the largest student strike at any co…

  • Bad News Travels Fast

    Bad News Travels Fast
    av Patrick C. File

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625343741

    At the turn of the twentieth century, American journalists transmitted news across the country by telegraph. But what happened when these stories weren't true? In Bad News Travels Fast, Patrick C. File examines a series of libel cases by a handful o…

  • Bad News Travels Fast

    Bad News Travels Fast
    av Patrick C. File

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625343734

    At the turn of the twentieth century, American journalists transmitted news across the country by telegraph. But what happened when these stories weren't true? In Bad News Travels Fast, Patrick C. File examines a series of libel cases by a handful o…

  • Producing Presences

    Producing Presences

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933227221

  • A Shadow on Our Hearts

    A Shadow on Our Hearts
    av Adam Gilbert

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625343017

    The American war in Vietnam was one of the most morally contentious events of the twentieth century, and it produced an extraordinary outpouring of poetry. Yet the prodigious poetic voice of its American participants remains largely unheard; the com…

  • A Shadow on Our Hearts

    A Shadow on Our Hearts
    av Adam Gilbert

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625343000

    The American war in Vietnam was one of the most morally contentious events of the twentieth century, and it produced an extraordinary outpouring of poetry. Yet the prodigious poetic voice of its American participants remains largely unheard; the com…

  • Clio's Foot Soldiers

    Clio's Foot Soldiers
    av Lara Leigh Kelland

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625343437

    Collective memories are key to social movements. Activists draw on a shared history to build identity, create movement cohesion, and focus political purpose. But what happens when marginalized communities do not find their history in dominant narrat…

  • Tony

    Tony
    av Charles Reis Felix

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933227245

    Tony: A New England Boyhood is an autobiographical novel about growing up in Gaw (New Bedford), Massachusetts in the 1930s much in the same way that Thomas Bailey Aldrich's celebrated boyhood novel, The Story of a Bad Boy, recounts his adventures gr…

  • To Purge This Land with Blood

    To Purge This Land with Blood
    av Stephen B. Oates

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870234583

    Nearly one hundred fifty years after his epochal Harpers Ferry raid to free the slaves, John Brown is still one of the most controversial figures in American history. In 1970, Stephen B. Oates wrote what has come to be recognized as the definitive b…

  • The Virtuous and Violent Women of Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts

    The Virtuous and Violent Women of Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts
    av Emily C.K. Romeo

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625345127

    Dismantling the image of the peaceful and serene colonial goodwife and countering the assumption that New England was inherently less violent than other regions of colonial America, Emily C. K. Romeo offers a revealing look at acts of violence by An…

  • The Virtuous and Violent Women of Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts

    The Virtuous and Violent Women of Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts
    av Emily C.K. Romeo

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625345134

    Dismantling the image of the peaceful and serene colonial goodwife and countering the assumption that New England was inherently less violent than other regions of colonial America, Emily C. K. Romeo offers a revealing look at acts of violence by An…

  • The New Praetorians

    The New Praetorians

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625346100

    Contemporary veterans belong to an exclusive American group. Celebrated by most of the country, they are nevertheless often poorly understood by the same people who applaud their service. Following the introduction of an all-volunteer force after th…

  • The New Praetorians

    The New Praetorians

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625346117

    Contemporary veterans belong to an exclusive American group. Celebrated by most of the country, they are nevertheless often poorly understood by the same people who applaud their service. Following the introduction of an all-volunteer force after th…

  • Everybody's History

    Everybody's History
    av Keith A. Erekson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558499157

    Revered by the public, respected by scholars, and imitated by politicians, Abraham Lincoln remains influential more than two hundred years after his birth. His memory has inspired books, monuments, and museums and also sparked controversies, rivalri…

  • The Theme of Tonight's Party Has Been Changed

    The Theme of Tonight's Party Has Been Changed
    av Dana Roeser

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625340979

    Sui generis, Dana Roeser’s poems are spoken by a stand-up comic having a bad night at the local club. The long extended syntax, spread over her quirky, syncopated short lines, contains (barely) the speaker’s anxieties over an ageing fath…

  • News on the American Dream

    News on the American Dream
    av Alberto Pena Rodriguez

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781933227894

    News on the American Dream traces the development of the Portuguese­American press from its beginnings in the late nineteenth century to the present, taking readers from the East Coast to Hawaii, with strategic stops in places with large Portuguese…

  • Gestures of Healing

    Gestures of Healing
    av John Jacob Clayton

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870237393

    Shows how dominant novelists of American and British modernism, such as James, Conrad, Forster, Woolf, Hemingway and Faulkner, express a common condition of pain: anxiety produced by the experience of chaos in the self. The author seeks the source o…

  • From the Courts of India

    From the Courts of India
    av Ellison Banks Findly

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870234088