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  • Religious Tourism in Northern Thailand

    Religious Tourism in Northern Thailand
    av Brooke Schedneck

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295748924

    Temples are everywhere in Chiang Mai, filled with tourists as well as saffron-robed monks of all ages. The monks participate in daily urban life here as elsewhere in Thailand, where Buddhism is promoted, protected, and valued as a tourist attraction…

  • Religious Tourism in Northern Thailand

    Religious Tourism in Northern Thailand
    av Brooke Schedneck

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295748917

    Temples are everywhere in Chiang Mai, filled with tourists as well as saffron-robed monks of all ages. The monks participate in daily urban life here as elsewhere in Thailand, where Buddhism is promoted, protected, and valued as a tourist attraction…

  • No-No Boy

    No-No Boy
    av John Okada

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295994048

    "No-No Boy has the honor of being among the first of what has become an entire literary canon of Asian American literature," writes novelist Ruth Ozeki in her new foreword. First published in 1957, No-No Boy was virtually ignored by a public eager t…

  • Conflicts of Interest

    Conflicts of Interest
    av Philip Kaneko

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295999814

    This fascinating publication showcases the Saint Louis Art Museum's collection of Japanese military prints and related materials-one of the largest collections of such works in the world. The 1,400 objects in the collection are mostly color woodbloc…

  • Zuo Tradition / Zuozhuan

    Zuo Tradition / Zuozhuan

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295999166

    Zuo Tradition (Zuozhuan; sometimes called The Zuo Commentary) is China's first great work of history. It consists of two interwoven texts - the Spring and Autumn Annals (Chunqiu, a terse annalistic record) and a vast web of narratives and speeches t…

  • Yuungnaqpiallerput / The Way We Genuinely Live

    Yuungnaqpiallerput / The Way We Genuinely Live
    av Ann Fienup-Riordan

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295986692

    Honorable mention for the Victor Turner Award for Ethnographic Writing from the Society for Humanistic AnthropologyHonorable mention for the 2008 William Mills Prize for Non-Fiction Polar BooksSurvival in the harsh subarctic environment requires gre…

  • Fire

    Fire
    av Stephen J. Pyne

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295746180

    Over vast expanses of time, fire and humanity have interacted to expand the domain of each, transforming the earth and what it means to be human. In this concise yet wide-ranging book, Stephen J. Pyne-named by Science magazine as "the world's leadin…

  • Fire

    Fire
    av Stephen J. Pyne

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295746203

    Over vast expanses of time, fire and humanity have interacted to expand the domain of each, transforming the earth and what it means to be human. In this concise yet wide-ranging book, Stephen J. Pyne-named by Science magazine as "the world's leadin…

  • The Tao of Raven

    The Tao of Raven
    av Ernestine Hayes

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295999593

    In her first book, Blonde Indian, Ernestine Hayes powerfully recounted the story of returning to Juneau and to her Tlingit home after many years of wandering. The Tao of Raven takes up the next and, in some ways, less explored question: once the exi…

  • The Tao of Raven

    The Tao of Raven
    av Ernestine Hayes

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295745725

    In her first book, Blonde Indian, Ernestine Hayes powerfully recounted the story of returning to Juneau and to her Tlingit home after many years of wandering. The Tao of Raven takes up the next and, in some ways, less explored question: once the exi…

  • Shapes of Native Nonfiction

    Shapes of Native Nonfiction

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295745756

    Just as a basket's purpose determines its materials, weave, and shape, so too is the purpose of the essay related to its material, weave, and shape. Editors Elissa Washuta and Theresa Warburton ground this anthology of essays by Native writers in th…

  • Shapes of Native Nonfiction

    Shapes of Native Nonfiction

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295745763

    Just as a basket's purpose determines its materials, weave, and shape, so too is the purpose of the essay related to its material, weave, and shape. Editors Elissa Washuta and Theresa Warburton ground this anthology of essays by Native writers in th…

  • Sami Media and Indigenous Agency in the Arctic North

    Sami Media and Indigenous Agency in the Arctic North
    av Coppelie Cocq

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295746609

    Digital media-GIFs, films, TED Talks, tweets, and more-have become integral to daily life and, unsurprisingly, to Indigenous people's strategies for addressing the historical and ongoing effects of colonization. In Sami Media and Indigenous Agency i…

  • Sami Media and Indigenous Agency in the Arctic North

    Sami Media and Indigenous Agency in the Arctic North
    av Coppelie Cocq

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295746623

    Digital media-GIFs, films, TED Talks, tweets, and more-have become integral to daily life and, unsurprisingly, to Indigenous people's strategies for addressing the historical and ongoing effects of colonization. In Sami Media and Indigenous Agency i…

  • A Year in the Life of a Shinto Shrine

    A Year in the Life of a Shinto Shrine
    av John K. Nelson

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295975009

    What we today call Shinto has been at the heart of Japanese culture for almost as long as there has been a political entity distinguishing itself as Japan. A Year in the Life of a Shinto Shrine describes the ritual cycle at Suwa Shrine, Nagasaki's m…

  • A Year in the Life of a Shinto Shrine

    A Year in the Life of a Shinto Shrine
    av John K. Nelson

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295974996

    What we today call Shinto has been at the heart of Japanese culture for almost as long as there has been a political entity distinguishing itself as Japan. A Year in the Life of a Shinto Shrine describes the ritual cycle at Suwa Shrine, Nagasaki's m…

  • America Is in the Heart

    America Is in the Heart
    av Carlos Bulosan

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295993539

    First published in 1943, this classic memoir by well-known Filipino poet Carlos Bulosan describes his boyhood in the Philippines, his voyage to America, and his years of hardship and despair as an itinerant laborer following the harvest trail in the…

  • Eric Voegelin

    Eric Voegelin
    av Eugene Webb

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295994383

    A search for an understanding of the order that can be found in history, and within the human being who is the subject of history, has resulted in a large and complicated body of work by this contemporary philosopher. Eugene Webb offers a full illum…

  • Eric Voegelin

    Eric Voegelin
    av Eugene Webb

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295957593

    A search for an understanding of the order that can be found in history, and within the human being who is the subject of history, has resulted in a large and complicated body of work by this contemporary philosopher. Eugene Webb offers a full illum…

  • Tahiti Beyond the Postcard

    Tahiti Beyond the Postcard
    av Miriam Kahn

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295991023

    Winner of the 2013 ICAS Book Prize (Social Sciences)The "Tahiti" that most people imagine - white-sand beaches, turquoise lagoons, and beautiful women - is a product of 18th century European romanticism and persists today as the bedrock of Tahiti's…

  • Tahiti Beyond the Postcard

    Tahiti Beyond the Postcard
    av Miriam Kahn

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295991016

    Winner of the 2013 ICAS Book Prize (Social Sciences)The "Tahiti" that most people imagine - white-sand beaches, turquoise lagoons, and beautiful women - is a product of 18th century European romanticism and persists today as the bedrock of Tahiti's…

  • Bits of Life

    Bits of Life

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295988092

    Since World War II, the biological and technological have been fusing and merging in new ways, resulting in the loss of a clear distinction between the two. This entanglement of biology with technology isn't new, but the pervasiveness of that integr…

  • Bits of Life

    Bits of Life

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295997117

    Since World War II, the biological and technological have been fusing and merging in new ways, resulting in the loss of a clear distinction between the two. This entanglement of biology with technology isn't new, but the pervasiveness of that integr…

  • Women's Poetry of Late Imperial China

    Women's Poetry of Late Imperial China
    av Xiaorong Li

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295992297

    This study of poetry by women in late imperial China examines the metamorphosis of the trope of the "inner chambers" (gui), to which women were confined in traditional Chinese households, and which in literature were both a real and an imaginary pla…

  • Women's Poetry of Late Imperial China

    Women's Poetry of Late Imperial China
    av Xiaorong Li

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295992051

    This study of poetry by women in late imperial China examines the metamorphosis of the trope of the "inner chambers" (gui), to which women were confined in traditional Chinese households, and which in literature were both a real and an imaginary pla…

  • Behind the Curve

    Behind the Curve
    av Joshua P. Howe

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295995601

    In 1958, Charles David Keeling began measuring the concentration of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. His project kicked off a half century of research that has expanded our knowledge of climate change.…

  • Behind the Curve

    Behind the Curve
    av Joshua P. Howe

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295993683

    In 1958, Charles David Keeling began measuring the concentration of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. His project kicked off a half century of research that has expanded our knowledge of climate change.…

  • DDT, Silent Spring, and the Rise of Environmentalism

    DDT, Silent Spring, and the Rise of Environmentalism
    av Thomas Dunlap

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295988344

    No single event played a greater role in the birth of modern environmentalism than the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring and its assault on insecticides. The documents collected by Thomas Dunlap trace shifting attitudes toward DDT and pes…

  • DDT, Silent Spring, and the Rise of Environmentalism

    DDT, Silent Spring, and the Rise of Environmentalism
    av Thomas Dunlap

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295998947

    No single event played a greater role in the birth of modern environmentalism than the publication of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring and its assault on insecticides. The documents collected by Thomas Dunlap trace shifting attitudes toward DDT and pes…

  • The Battle for Butte

    The Battle for Butte
    av Michael P. Malone

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295986074

    First published in 1981, The Battle for Butte has remained the best treatment of the influence of copper in the political history of Montana. "Fine history: rich in detail, full of finely drawn people, masterfully clear where the subject matter is m…

  • The Crown and the Capitalists

    The Crown and the Capitalists
    av Wasana Wongsurawat

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295746241

    Despite competing with much larger imperialist neighbors in Southeast Asia, the Kingdom of Thailand-or Siam, as it was formerly known-has succeeded in transforming itself into a rival modern nation-state over the last two centuries. Recent historiog…

  • The Crown and the Capitalists

    The Crown and the Capitalists
    av Wasana Wongsurawat

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295746258

    Despite competing with much larger imperialist neighbors in Southeast Asia, the Kingdom of Thailand-or Siam, as it was formerly known-has succeeded in transforming itself into a rival modern nation-state over the last two centuries. Recent historiog…

  • Ancient Ink

    Ancient Ink

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295742830

    The human desire to adorn the body is universal and timeless. While specific forms of body decoration and the motivations for them vary by region, culture, and era, all human societies have engaged in practices designed to augment and enhance people…

  • Ancient Ink

    Ancient Ink

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295742823

    The human desire to adorn the body is universal and timeless. While specific forms of body decoration and the motivations for them vary by region, culture, and era, all human societies have engaged in practices designed to augment and enhance people…

  • Early Rock Art of the American West

    Early Rock Art of the American West
    av Ekkehart Malotki

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295743615

    A CHOICE OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC TITLEThe earliest rock art - in the Americas as elsewhere - is geometric or abstract. Until Early Rock Art in the American West, however, no book-length study has been devoted to the deep antiquity and amazing range of…

  • Early Rock Art of the American West

    Early Rock Art of the American West
    av Ekkehart Malotki

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295743608

    A CHOICE OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC TITLEThe earliest rock art - in the Americas as elsewhere - is geometric or abstract. Until Early Rock Art in the American West, however, no book-length study has been devoted to the deep antiquity and amazing range of…

  • The Ice

    The Ice
    av Stephen J. Pyne

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295976785

    "The Ice is a compilation of more about ice than you knew you wanted to know, yet sheer compelling significance holds attention page by page. . . . Pyne conveys a view of Antarctica that interweaves physical science with humanistic inquiry and perce…

  • Forming the Early Chinese Court

    Forming the Early Chinese Court
    av Luke Habberstad

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295742601

    Forming the Early Chinese Court builds on new directions in comparative studies of royal courts in the ancient world to present a pioneering study of early Chinese court culture. Rejecting divides between literary, political, and administrative text…

  • Forming the Early Chinese Court

    Forming the Early Chinese Court
    av Luke Habberstad

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295742397

    Forming the Early Chinese Court builds on new directions in comparative studies of royal courts in the ancient world to present a pioneering study of early Chinese court culture. Rejecting divides between literary, political, and administrative text…

  • What Is Art For?

    What Is Art For?
    av Ellen Dissanayake

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295970172

    Every human society displays some form of behavior that can be called "art," and in most societies other than our own the arts play an integral part in social life. Those who wish to understand art in its broadest sense, as a universal human endowme…

  • Advanced Reader of Contemporary Chinese Short Stories

    Advanced Reader of Contemporary Chinese Short Stories

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295983653

    This reader for advanced students of Chinese presents ten post-1990 short stories by prominent writers such as Su Tong and Yu Hua, whose novels Raise the Red Lantern and To Live served as the basis for internationally acclaimed films. With its capti…

  • Advanced Reader of Contemporary Chinese Short Stories

    Advanced Reader of Contemporary Chinese Short Stories

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295998640

    This reader for advanced students of Chinese presents ten post-1990 short stories by prominent writers such as Su Tong and Yu Hua, whose novels Raise the Red Lantern and To Live served as the basis for internationally acclaimed films. With its capti…

  • Northwest Coast Indian Art

    Northwest Coast Indian Art
    av Bill Holm

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295994277

    The 50th anniversary edition of this classic work on the art of Northwest Coast Indians now offers color illustrations for a new generation of readers along with reflections from contemporary Northwest Coast artists about the impact of this book. Th…

  • Holy Science

    Holy Science
    av Banu Subramaniam

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295745596

    Behind the euphoric narrative of India as an emerging world power lies a complex and evolving relationship between science and religion. Evoking the rich mythology of comingled worlds where humans, animals, and gods transform each other and ancient…

  • Holy Science

    Holy Science
    av Banu Subramaniam

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295745589

    Behind the euphoric narrative of India as an emerging world power lies a complex and evolving relationship between science and religion. Evoking the rich mythology of comingled worlds where humans, animals, and gods transform each other and ancient…

  • Chang'an 26 BCE

    Chang'an 26 BCE

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295994055

    During the last two centuries BCE, the Western Han capital of Chang'an, near today's Xi'an in northwest China, outshone Augustan Rome in several ways while administering comparable numbers of imperial subjects and equally vast territories. At its gr…

  • The Lost Wolves of Japan

    The Lost Wolves of Japan
    av Brett L. Walker

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295988146

    Many Japanese once revered the wolf as Oguchi no Magami, or Large-Mouthed Pure God, but as Japan began its modern transformation wolves lost their otherworldly status and became noxious animals that needed to be killed. By 1905 they had disappeared…

  • The Lost Wolves of Japan

    The Lost Wolves of Japan
    av Brett L. Walker

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295984926

    Many Japanese once revered the wolf as Oguchi no Magami, or Large-Mouthed Pure God, but as Japan began its modern transformation wolves lost their otherworldly status and became noxious animals that needed to be killed. By 1905 they had disappeared…

  • Privileged Minorities

    Privileged Minorities
    av Sonja Thomas

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295743844

    Although demographically a minority in Kerala, India, Syrian Christians are not a subordinated community. They are caste-, race-, and class-privileged, and have long benefitted, both economically and socially, from their privileged position. Focusin…

  • Privileged Minorities

    Privileged Minorities
    av Sonja Thomas

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295743820

    Although demographically a minority in Kerala, India, Syrian Christians are not a subordinated community. They are caste-, race-, and class-privileged, and have long benefitted, both economically and socially, from their privileged position. Focusin…

  • South Asian Filmscapes

    South Asian Filmscapes

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295747842

    In South Asia massive anticolonial movements in the twentieth century created nation-states and reset national borders, forming the basis for emerging film cultures. Following the upheaval of the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 and the Bangl…

  • South Asian Filmscapes

    South Asian Filmscapes

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295747859

    In South Asia massive anticolonial movements in the twentieth century created nation-states and reset national borders, forming the basis for emerging film cultures. Following the upheaval of the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 and the Bangl…

  • The Republic of Nature

    The Republic of Nature
    av Mark Fiege

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295993294

    In the dramatic narratives that comprise The Republic of Nature, Mark Fiege reframes the canonical account of American history based on the simple but radical premise that nothing in the nation's past can be considered apart from the natural circums…

  • The Republic of Nature

    The Republic of Nature
    av Mark Fiege

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295991672

    In the dramatic narratives that comprise The Republic of Nature, Mark Fiege reframes the canonical account of American history based on the simple but radical premise that nothing in the nation's past can be considered apart from the natural circums…

  • The Ends of Kinship

    The Ends of Kinship
    av Sienna R. Craig

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295747699

    For centuries, people from Mustang, Nepal, have relied on agriculture, pastoralism, and trade as a way of life. Seasonal migrations to South Asian cities for trade as well as temporary wage labor abroad have shaped their experiences for decades. Yet…

  • The Ends of Kinship

    The Ends of Kinship
    av Sienna R. Craig

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295747682

    For centuries, people from Mustang, Nepal, have relied on agriculture, pastoralism, and trade as a way of life. Seasonal migrations to South Asian cities for trade as well as temporary wage labor abroad have shaped their experiences for decades. Yet…

  • Reading for Form

    Reading for Form

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295986487

    Reflecting varieties of theory and practice in both verse and prose from the Middle Ages to the twenty-first century, these essays by many of America's leading literary scholars call for a reinvigorated formalism that can enrich literary studies, op…

  • Escape from Blood Pond Hell

    Escape from Blood Pond Hell

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295991207

    These translations of The Precious Scroll of the Three Lives of Mulian and Woman Huang Recites the Diamond Sutra are late-nineteenth-century examples of baojuan (literally, "precious scrolls"), a Chinese folk genre featuring alternating verse and pr…

  • Escape from Blood Pond Hell

    Escape from Blood Pond Hell

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295991191

    These translations of The Precious Scroll of the Three Lives of Mulian and Woman Huang Recites the Diamond Sutra are late-nineteenth-century examples of baojuan (literally, "precious scrolls"), a Chinese folk genre featuring alternating verse and pr…

  • The Behavior and Ecology of Pacific Salmon and Trout

    The Behavior and Ecology of Pacific Salmon and Trout
    av Thomas P. Quinn

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295743332

    The Behavior and Ecology of Pacific Salmon and Trout combines in-depth scientific information with outstanding photographs and original artwork to fully describe the fish species critical to the Pacific Rim. This completely revised and updated editi…

  • Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics

    Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295744353

    Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics brings together groundbreaking essays that speak to the relationship between Asian American feminisms, feminist of color work, and transnational feminist scholarship. This collection, featuring wo…

  • Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics

    Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295744360

    Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics brings together groundbreaking essays that speak to the relationship between Asian American feminisms, feminist of color work, and transnational feminist scholarship. This collection, featuring wo…

  • Faith, Food, and Family in a Yupik Whaling Community

    Faith, Food, and Family in a Yupik Whaling Community
    av Carol Zane Jolles

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295981888

    For more than fifteen hundred years Yupik and proto-Yupik Eskimo peoples have lived at the site of the Alaskan village of Gambell on St. Lawrence Island. Their history is a record of family and kin, and of the interrelationship between those who liv…

  • Faith, Food, and Family in a Yupik Whaling Community

    Faith, Food, and Family in a Yupik Whaling Community
    av Carol Zane Jolles

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295996011

    For more than fifteen hundred years Yupik and proto-Yupik Eskimo peoples have lived at the site of the Alaskan village of Gambell on St. Lawrence Island. Their history is a record of family and kin, and of the interrelationship between those who liv…

  • Spirits of our Whaling Ancestors

    Spirits of our Whaling Ancestors
    av Charlotte Cote

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295990460

    Following the removal of the gray whale from the Endangered Species list in 1994, the Makah tribe of northwest Washington State announced that they would revive their whale hunts; their relatives, the Nuu-chah-nulth Nation of British Columbia, short…

  • Spirits of our Whaling Ancestors

    Spirits of our Whaling Ancestors
    av Charlotte Cote

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295996813

    Following the removal of the gray whale from the Endangered Species list in 1994, the Makah tribe of northwest Washington State announced that they would revive their whale hunts; their relatives, the Nuu-chah-nulth Nation of British Columbia, short…

  • Shifting Livelihoods

    Shifting Livelihoods
    av Daniel Tubb

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295747538

    People employ various methods to extract gold in the rainforests of the Choco, in northwest Colombia: Rural Afro-Colombian artisanal miners work hillsides with hand tools or dredge mud from river bottoms. Migrant miners level the landscape with exca…

  • Shifting Livelihoods

    Shifting Livelihoods
    av Daniel Tubb

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295747521

    People employ various methods to extract gold in the rainforests of the Choco, in northwest Colombia: Rural Afro-Colombian artisanal miners work hillsides with hand tools or dredge mud from river bottoms. Migrant miners level the landscape with exca…

  • The Rhine

    The Rhine
    av Mark Cioc

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295995731

    The Rhine River is Europe's most important commercial waterway, channeling the flow of trade among Switzerland, France, Germany, and the Netherlands. In this innovative study, Mark Cioc focuses on the river from the moment when the Congress of Vienn…

  • Geology and Plant Life

    Geology and Plant Life
    av Arthur R. Kruckeberg

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295984520

    Before any other influences began to fashion life and its lavish diversity, geological events created the initial environments--both physical and chemical--for the evolutionary drama that followed.Drawing on case histories from around the world, Art…

  • Carl Hagenbeck's Empire of Entertainments

    Carl Hagenbeck's Empire of Entertainments
    av Eric Ames

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295988337

    The name of Carl Hagenbeck is as evocative in Europe as that of P. T. Barnum or Walt Disney in North America. Hagenbeck was the nineteenth century's foremost animal trader and ethnographic showman, known for his enormously popular displays of people…

  • Writing in Tongues

    Writing in Tongues
    av Anita Norich

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295992976

    Writing in Tongues examines the complexities of translating Yiddish literature at a time when the Yiddish language is in decline. After the Holocaust, Soviet repression, and American assimilation, the survival of traditional Yiddish literature depen…

  • Writing in Tongues

    Writing in Tongues
    av Anita Norich

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295992969

    Writing in Tongues examines the complexities of translating Yiddish literature at a time when the Yiddish language is in decline. After the Holocaust, Soviet repression, and American assimilation, the survival of traditional Yiddish literature depen…

  • World Fire

    World Fire
    av Stephen J. Pyne

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295975931

    Back in PrintWorld Fire is the story of how fire and humans have coevolved. The two are inseparable, and together they have repeatedly remade the planet."Pyne considers the evolution of fire in such diverse regions as Australia, Africa, Brazil, Swed…

  • Life as Surplus

    Life as Surplus
    av Melinda E. Cooper

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295987910

    Focusing on the period between the 1970s and the present, Life as Surplus is a pointed and important study of the relationship between politics, economics, science, and cultural values in the United States today. Melinda Cooper demonstrates that the…

  • Life as Surplus

    Life as Surplus
    av Melinda E. Cooper

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295997124

    Focusing on the period between the 1970s and the present, Life as Surplus is a pointed and important study of the relationship between politics, economics, science, and cultural values in the United States today. Melinda Cooper demonstrates that the…

  • Faith in Nature

    Faith in Nature
    av Thomas Dunlap

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295985565

    The human impulse to religion--the drive to explain the world, humans, and humans' place in the universe - can be seen to encompass environmentalism as an offshoot of the secular, material faith in human reason and power that dominates modern societ…

  • Faith in Nature

    Faith in Nature
    av Thomas Dunlap

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295995793

    The human impulse to religion--the drive to explain the world, humans, and humans' place in the universe - can be seen to encompass environmentalism as an offshoot of the secular, material faith in human reason and power that dominates modern societ…

  • Becoming Mary Sully

    Becoming Mary Sully
    av Philip J. Deloria

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295745046

    Dakota Sioux artist Mary Sully was the great-granddaughter of respected nineteenth-century portraitist Thomas Sully, who captured the personalities of America's first generation of celebrities (including the figure of Andrew Jackson immortalized on…

  • Becoming Mary Sully

    Becoming Mary Sully
    av Philip J. Deloria

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295745053

    Dakota Sioux artist Mary Sully was the great-granddaughter of respected nineteenth-century portraitist Thomas Sully, who captured the personalities of America's first generation of celebrities (including the figure of Andrew Jackson immortalized on…

  • Lijiang Stories

    Lijiang Stories
    av Emily Chao

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295992235

    Lijiang, a once-sleepy market town in southwest China, has become a magnet for tourism since the mid-1990s. Drawing on stories about taxi drivers, reluctant brides, dogmeat, and shamanism, Emily Chao illustrates how biopolitics and the essentializat…

  • Lijiang Stories

    Lijiang Stories
    av Emily Chao

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295992228

    Lijiang, a once-sleepy market town in southwest China, has become a magnet for tourism since the mid-1990s. Drawing on stories about taxi drivers, reluctant brides, dogmeat, and shamanism, Emily Chao illustrates how biopolitics and the essentializat…

  • Racial Ecologies

    Racial Ecologies

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295743738

    From the Flint water crisis to the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy, environmental threats and degradation disproportionately affect communities of color, with often dire consequences for people's lives and health. Racial Ecologies explores activi…

  • Racial Ecologies

    Racial Ecologies

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780295743714

    From the Flint water crisis to the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy, environmental threats and degradation disproportionately affect communities of color, with often dire consequences for people's lives and health. Racial Ecologies explores activi…