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  • Things Seen

    Things Seen
    av Annie Ernaux

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803210776

    "Annie Ernaux's work," wrote Richard Bernstein in the New York Times, "represents a severely pared-down Proustianism, a testament to the persistent, haunting and melancholy quality of memory." In the New York Times Book Review, Kathryn Harrison conc…

  • Italian Fascism

    Italian Fascism
    av Alexander J. De Grand

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803266223

    On October 29, 1922, when Benito Mussolini completed the March on Rome and was appointed prime minister of Italy, the Fascist regime began in triumph. It ended some twenty-two years later with the execution of Mussolini and the collapse of the Germa…

  • Lakota Belief and Ritual

    Lakota Belief and Ritual
    av James R. Walker

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803297319

    Provides raw narratives without any pretension of synthesis or analysis

  • Lakota Society

    Lakota Society
    av James R. Walker

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803297371

    As agency physician on the Pine Ridge Reservation from 1896 to 1914, Dr. James R. Walker recorded a wealth of information on the traditional lifeways of the Oglala Sioux. Lakota Society presents the primary accounts of Walker's informants and his sy…

  • To a Distant Day

    To a Distant Day
    av Chris Gainor

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803245211

    "Insightful, instructive, and definitely worth the read."-Greg Andres, Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada"As someone who has been teaching a course on space exploration for many years and has visited most of NASA's space centers, I…

  • Fascism and Communism

    Fascism and Communism
    av Francois Furet

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803269149

    In his major work on communism, the international bestseller The Passing of an Illusion, the eminent French historian Francois Furet devoted a lengthy footnote to German historian Ernst Nolte's interpretation of fascism. Nolte responded, a correspon…

  • Fascism and Communism

    Fascism and Communism
    av Francois Furet

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803219953

    In his major work on communism, the international bestseller The Passing of an Illusion, the eminent French historian Francois Furet devoted a lengthy footnote to German historian Ernst Nolte's interpretation of fascism. Nolte responded, a correspon…

  • Outposts on the Frontier

    Outposts on the Frontier
    av Jay Chladek

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803222922

    The International Space Station (ISS) is the largest man-made structure to orbit Earth and has been conducting research for close to a decade and a half. Yet it is only the latest in a long line of space stations and laboratories that have flown in…

  • Patterns and Coincidences

    Patterns and Coincidences
    av John G. Neihardt

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803233126

    This volume is a continuation of the autobiography of John G. Neihardt All Is But a Beginning offering a final glimpse into his fascinating life. Covering the years 1901-1908, he weaves a mosaic of personal fulfillment, joy and sorrow, reflecting on…

  • Heideggerian Marxism

    Heideggerian Marxism
    av Herbert Marcuse

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803283121

    The Frankfurt School philosopher Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979) studied with Martin Heidegger at Freiburg University from 1928 to 1932 and completed a dissertation on Hegel's theory of historicity under Heidegger's supervision. During these years, Marc…

  • Wheels Stop

    Wheels Stop
    av Rick Houston

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803235342

    Humanity's first reusable spacecraft and the most complex machine ever built, NASA's Space Shuttle debuted with great promise and as a dependable source of wonder and national pride. But with the Challenger catastrophe in 1986, the whole Space Shutt…

  • Wheels Stop

    Wheels Stop
    av Rick Houston

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496224941

  • Contra Instrumentalism

    Contra Instrumentalism
    av Lawrence Venuti

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496205131

    Contra Instrumentalism questions the long-accepted notion that translation reproduces or transfers an invariant contained in or caused by the source text. This "instrumental" model of translation has dominated translation theory and commentary for m…

  • Toward the Flame

    Toward the Flame
    av Hervey Allen

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803259478

    Considered by many to be the finest American combat memoir of the First World War, Hervey Allen's Toward the Flame vividly chronicles the experiences of the Twenty-eighth Division in the summer of 1918. Made up primarily of Pennsylvania National Gua…

  • Fallen Astronauts

    Fallen Astronauts
    av Colin Burgess

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803285095

    Near the end of the Apollo 15 mission, David Scott and fellow moonwalker James Irwin conducted a secret ceremony unsanctioned by NASA: they placed on the lunar soil a small tin figurine called The Fallen Astronaut, along with a plaque bearing a list…

  • Bold They Rise

    Bold They Rise
    av David Hitt

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803226487

    After the Apollo program put twelve men on the moon and safely brought them home, anything seemed possible. In this spirit, the team at NASA set about developing the Space Shuttle, arguably the most complex piece of machinery ever created. The world…

  • Bold They Rise

    Bold They Rise

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496229403

    After the Apollo program put twelve men on the moon and safely brought them home, anything seemed possible. In this spirit, the team at NASA set about developing the Space Shuttle, arguably the most complex piece of machinery ever created. The world…

  • Footprints in the Dust

    Footprints in the Dust

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803226654

    Following the fortieth anniversary of Apollo 11, as NASA prepares to return astronauts to the moon, Footprints in the Dust offers a thorough, engrossing, and multifaceted account of the Apollo missions. The flight of Apollo 11 was a triumph of human…

  • Three Months in the Southern States

    Three Months in the Southern States
    av Arthur J. F., Lt. Col. Fremantle

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803268753

    The American Civil War was at a turning point in 1863 when Lt. Col. Arthur J. L. Fremantle of the British Coldstream Guards toured the Confederacy. Mildly predisposed toward the Union side because of his dislike of slavery, he was soon awakened to t…

  • The Writing of the Disaster

    The Writing of the Disaster
    av Maurice Blanchot

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803261204

    Modern history is haunted by the disasters of the century-world wars, concentration camps, Hiroshima, and the Holocaust-grief, anger, terror, and loss beyond words, but still close, still impending. How can we write or think about disaster when by i…

  • Edward Sapir

    Edward Sapir
    av Regna Darnell

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803224377

    This first full-scale biography of Edward Sapir (1884-1939) does justice to the life and ideas of the most distinguished linguist of Boasian anthropology, who contributed substantially to the professionalization of linguistics as an independent disc…

  • Guerrilla Warfare

    Guerrilla Warfare
    av Ernesto Guevara

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803270756

    This indispensable book includes three of Che Guevara's most influential essays describing his tactical philosophy of fighting a guerrilla war in Latin America. Guerrilla Warfare, written in 1960, outlines Guevara's doctrine for guerrilla fighters,…

  • The Apache Indians

    The Apache Indians
    av Helge Ingstad

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803271852

    Available in English for the first time, The Apache Indians tells the story of the Norwegian explorer Helge Ingstad's sojourn among the Apaches near the White Mountain Reservation in Arizona and his epic journey to locate the "lost" group of their b…

  • The X-15 Rocket Plane

    The X-15 Rocket Plane
    av Michelle L. Evans

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803228405

    With the Soviet Union's launch of the first Sputnik satellite in 1957, the Cold War soared to new heights as Americans feared losing the race into space. The X-15 Rocket Plane tells the enthralling yet little-known story of the hypersonic X-15, the…

  • The Space of Literature

    The Space of Literature
    av Maurice Blanchot

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803260924

    Maurice Blanchot, the eminent literary and cultural critic, has had a vast influence on contemporary French writers-among them Jean Paul Sartre and Jacques Derrida. From the 1930s through the present day, his writings have been shaping the internati…

  • Robert Desnos, Surrealism, and the Marvelous in Everyday Life

    Robert Desnos, Surrealism, and the Marvelous in Everyday Life
    av Katharine Conley

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803218413

    In this critical biography of Robert Desnos (1900-1945), Katharine Conley reevaluates the surrealist movement through the life and works of one of its founders. Desnos was as famous among the surrealists for his independence of mind as for his elabo…

  • Pain Woman Takes Your Keys, and Other Essays from a Nervous System

    Pain Woman Takes Your Keys, and Other Essays from a Nervous System
    av Sonya Huber

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803299917

    Rate your pain on a scale of one to ten. What about on a scale of spicy to citrus? Is it more like a lava lamp or a mosaic? Pain, though a universal element of human experience, is dimly understood and sometimes barely managed. Pain Woman Takes Your…

  • The Rinehart Frames

    The Rinehart Frames
    av Cheswayo Mphanza

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496225764

    The poems in The Rinehart Frames seek to exhaust the labyrinths of ekphrasis. By juxtaposing the character of Rinehart from Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man with the film 24 Frames by Abbas Kiarostami, the poems leap into secondary histories, spaces, a…

  • National Pastimes

    National Pastimes
    av Katharina Bonzel

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496215529

    Sports have long fascinated filmmakers from Hollywood and beyond, from Bend It Like Beckham to Chariots of Fire to Rocky. Though sports films are diverse in their approach, style, and storytelling modes, National Pastimes discloses the common emotio…

  • Your Crib, My Qibla

    Your Crib, My Qibla
    av Saddiq Dzukogi

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496225771

    Your Crib, My Qibla interrogates loss, the death of a child, and a father's pursuit of language able to articulate grief. In these poems, the language of memory functions as a space of mourning, connecting the dead with the world of the living. Cul…

  • Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese's

    Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese's
    av Tiffany Midge

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496215574

    Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese's is a powerful and compelling collection of Tiffany Midge's musings on life, politics, and identity as a Native woman in America. Artfully blending sly humor, social commentary, and meditations on love and loss, Mid…

  • Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese's

    Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese's
    av Tiffany Midge

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496224934

    Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese's is a powerful and compelling collection of Tiffany Midge's musings on life, politics, and identity as a Native woman in America. Artfully blending sly humor, social commentary, and meditations on love and loss, Mid…

  • Slander

    Slander
    av Linda Le

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803279636

    Like author Linda Le, the young woman who narrates this novel is from Vietnam and is a writer, a "dirty foreigner writing in French." The narrator has distanced herself not only from Vietnamese society but also from her family. Her story is an exerc…

  • Slander

    Slander
    av Linda Le

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803229136

    Like author Linda Le, the young woman who narrates this novel is from Vietnam and is a writer, a 'dirty foreigner writing in French.' The narrator has distanced herself not only from Vietnamese society but also from her family. Her story is an exerc…

  • Arkography

    Arkography
    av Gunnar Olsson

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496220295

    In this fascinating text Gunnar Olsson tells the story of an arkographer, who with Pallas Athene's blessings, travels down the Red River Valley, navigates the Kantian Island of Truth, and takes a house-tour through the Crystal Palace, the latter edi…

  • Arkography

    Arkography
    av Gunnar Olsson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496219473

    In this fascinating text Gunnar Olsson tells the story of an arkographer, who with Pallas Athene's blessings, travels down the Red River Valley, navigates the Kantian Island of Truth, and takes a house-tour through the Crystal Palace, the latter edi…

  • Beyond Blue Skies

    Beyond Blue Skies
    av Chris Petty

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496218766

    In 1945 some experts still considered the so-called sound barrier an impenetrable wall, while winged rocket planes remained largely relegated to science fiction. But soon a series of unique rocket-powered research aircraft and the dedicated individu…

  • Genealogies of Orientalism

    Genealogies of Orientalism

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803213425

    Orientalism, as explored by Edward Said in 1978, was a far more complex phenomenon than many suspected, being homogenous along the lines of neither culture nor time. Instead, it is deeply embedded in the collective reimaginings that were-and are-nat…

  • The Blue Tattoo

    The Blue Tattoo
    av Margot Mifflin

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803235175

    In 1851 Olive Oatman was a thirteen-year old pioneer traveling west toward Zion, with her Mormon family. Within a decade, she was a white Indian with a chin tattoo, caught between cultures. The Blue Tattoo tells the harrowing story of this forgotten…

  • The Blue Tattoo

    The Blue Tattoo
    av Margot Mifflin

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803211483

    In 1851 Olive Oatman was a thirteen-year old pioneer traveling west toward Zion, with her Mormon family. Within a decade, she was a white Indian with a chin tattoo, caught between cultures. The Blue Tattoo tells the harrowing story of this forgotten…

  • I'm Going to Have a Little House

    I'm Going to Have a Little House
    av Carolina Maria de Jesus

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803275997

    In August 1960 the publication of Quarto de Despejo (Child of the Dark) created a sensation in Brazil-and in the rest of the world-as it appeared in translations in fourteen languages. That diary of a poor black woman from a favela on the outskirts…

  • I'm Going to Have a Little House

    I'm Going to Have a Little House
    av Carolina Maria de Jesus

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803225831

    In August 1960 the publication of "Quarto de Despejo" ("Child of the Dark") created a sensation in Brazil - and in the rest of the world - as it appeared in translations in fourteen languages. That diary of a poor black woman from a favela on the ou…

  • Medieval Warfare

    Medieval Warfare
    av Hans Delbruck

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803265851

    From the eighth century through the Middle Ages feudalism determined the nature of European warfare. Medieval Warfare begins in the time of Charlemagne, who maintained a military system of freemen and of vassals bound to him in service for lands gra…

  • The Masters

    The Masters
    av David Sowell

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496212832

    Revered as the most prestigious tournament in golf, the Masters commands international attention, even among nongolfers. The first and second editions of The Masters: A Hole-by-Hole History of America's Golf Classic took the unique approach of tackl…

  • A Place More Void

    A Place More Void

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496223661

    A Place More Void takes its name from a scene in William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, wherein an elderly soothsayer has a final chance to warn Caesar about the Ides of March. Worried that he won't be able to deliver his message becaus…

  • A Place More Void

    A Place More Void

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496222633

    A Place More Void takes its name from a scene in William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, wherein an elderly soothsayer has a final chance to warn Caesar about the Ides of March. Worried that he won't be able to deliver his message becaus…

  • The Youngest Doll

    The Youngest Doll

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803268746

    A gentle maiden aunt who has been victimized for years unexpectedly retaliates through her talent for making life-sized dolls filled with honey. "The Youngest Doll," based on a family anecdote, is a stunning literary expression of Rosario Ferre's fe…

  • Yonnondio

    Yonnondio
    av Tillie Olsen

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803286214

    Yonnondio follows the heartbreaking path of the Holbrook family in the late 1920s and the Great Depression as they move from the coal mines of Wyoming to a tenant farm in western Nebraska, ending up finally on the kill floors of the slaughterhouses…

  • Mondo and Other Stories

    Mondo and Other Stories
    av J.M.G. Le Clezio

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803230002

    In awarding him the Nobel Prize in 2008, the Swedish Academy hailed J. M. G. Le Clezio as an "author of new departures, poetic adventure and sensual ecstasy, explorer of humanity beyond and below the reigning civilisation." The outlying humanity tha…

  • The Human Family

    The Human Family
    av Lou Andreas-Salome

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803259522

    The Human Family is the first complete translation of the cycle of ten novellas that Lou Andreas-Salome (1861-1937) wrote between 1895 and 1898. This collection contributes to the rediscovery of Andreas-Salome's significance as a thinker and writer,…

  • Miles from Nowhere

    Miles from Nowhere
    av Dayton Duncan

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803266278

    Account of 30,000 mile journey to America's contemporary frontier covering

  • Mapping Beyond Measure

    Mapping Beyond Measure
    av Simon Ferdinand

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496217585

    Over the last century a growing number of visual artists have been captivated by the entwinements of beauty and power, truth and artifice, and the fantasy and functionality they perceive in geographical mapmaking. This field of "map art" has moved i…

  • Mapping Beyond Measure

    Mapping Beyond Measure
    av Simon Ferdinand

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496212115

    Over the last century a growing number of visual artists have been captivated by the entwinements of beauty and power, truth and artifice, and the fantasy and functionality they perceive in geographical mapmaking. This field of "map art" has moved i…

  • Tell Me a Riddle, Requa I, and Other Works

    Tell Me a Riddle, Requa I, and Other Works
    av Tillie Olsen

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803245778

    A century after her birth, Tillie Olsen's writing is as relevant as when it first appeared; indeed, the clarity and passion of her vision and style have, if anything, become even more striking over time. Collected here for the first time are several…

  • The Wax Pack

    The Wax Pack
    av Brad Balukjian

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496218742

    Is there life after baseball? Starting from this simple question, The Wax Pack ends up with something much bigger and unexpected-a meditation on the loss of innocence and the gift of impermanence, for both Brad Balukjian and the former ballplayers h…

  • Musica Poetica

    Musica Poetica
    av Dietrich Bartel

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803212763

    Musica Poetica provides an unprecedented examination of the development of Baroque musical thought. The initial chapters, which serve as an introduction to the concept and teachings of musical-rhetorical figures, explore Martin Luther's theology of…

  • The Book of Promethea

    The Book of Promethea
    av Helene Cixous

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803263437

    In writing Le Livre de Promethea Helene Cixous set for herself the task of bridging the immeasurable distance between love and language. She describes a love between two women in its totality, experienced as both a physical presence and a sense of i…

  • We Want Fish Sticks

    We Want Fish Sticks
    av Nicholas Hirshon

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496222305

    The NHL's New York Islanders were struggling. After winning four straight Stanley Cups in the early 1980s, the Islanders had suffered an embarrassing sweep by their geographic rivals, the New York Rangers, in the first round of the 1994 playoffs. Ho…

  • We Want Fish Sticks

    We Want Fish Sticks
    av Nicholas Hirshon

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496206534

    The NHL's New York Islanders were struggling. After winning four straight Stanley Cups in the early 1980s, the Islanders had suffered an embarrassing sweep by their geographic rivals, the New York Rangers, in the first round of the 1994 playoffs. Ho…

  • Give the Word

    Give the Word

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496206527

    Werner Hamacher's witty and elliptical 95 Theses on Philology challenges the humanities-and particularly academic philology-that assume language to be a given entity rather than an event. In Give the Word eleven scholars of literature and philosophy…

  • A Dictionary of Narratology

    A Dictionary of Narratology
    av Gerald Prince

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803287761

    History, literature, religion, myth, film, psychology, theory, and daily conversation all rely heavily on narrative. Cutting across many disciplines, narratology describes and analyzes the language of narrative with its regularly recurring patterns,…