This book describes the nature of government in all the contiguous territories of the United States from 1784-1912, offering a comprehensive view of the role and meaning of territorial government.
This collection of essays was the first major attempt to apply game theory, linear programming, and graph theory to anthropological data.
This book presents twenty essays by philosopher Nicholas Rescher, representing more than a decade of his work. The collection ranges from historic to contemporary discussions on epistemology, philosophy of science, metaphysics, logic, among other topics.
Parrini examines the evolution of United States economic diplomacy during a critical period in world history—after World War I.
The dictionary covers phraseological fusions, units, and combinations; single words used figuratively; and colloquialisms. Each idiom or colloquialism, translated into English, is accompanied by a sentence in Russian showing its correct use.
Council Fires on the Upper Ohio is a unique account of the Indian-white relations during the second half of the eighteenth century. Told from the point of view of the Indians, it details how the Indians maintained a precarious hold of Western Pennsylvania by playing one white faction off against another.
A study of the transformation in education in mid-twentieth century Brazil, and the social and economic forces that shaped it. The book also looks at how, in turn, education is shaping the rapid transformation of Brazilian society.
The essays in this volume represent trends in social stratification studies undertaken in major culture areas of the world. The empirical data of the chapters are set with special reference to the dynamics of processes within these diverse traditions and heritages as sources of comparison with one another and with the experiences of western societies.
A collection of the work of Hugh Henry Brackenridge (1748-1816)—one of the most vigorous and prolific writers of his time, and extoller of democracy.
C.D. Wright has described Roberson’s work as “lyric poetry of meticulous design and lasting emotional significance,” comparing its musical qualities to the work of saxophonist Steve Lacy, jazz pianist Thelonious Monk, and composer Johann Sebastian Bach.
This first full-scale treatment of the early prose of Dylan Thomas demonstrates the unity of his total work. Pratt argues that the inward journey of the poetic imagination which is implicit in poetry is often explicit in prose. Her study of Thomas’ early prose alongside his early poetry helps to elucidate all of his writing.
The standard history of Pittsburgh tells the city’s story from its violent days as an eighteenth-century outpost of empire to the onset of its great age of industrial expansion.
This book acts as a catalyst for anthropology to foster research ties to its neighboring disciplines in the behavioral and health sciences. It is an introspective and circumspective appraisal of the relevance of anthropology to these related disciplines and professions and assesses the usefulness of reciprocal borrowing of ideas and investigative tools among them.
The first book-length analysis of the Bolivian revolution by an American political scientist explains the events of 1952 as a Latin American case study, and links the theme of the revolution with other contemporary insurrection in underdeveloped countries.
In this collection, Shelton’s first, he moves backward and forward through time but always in the same landscape, the desert-mountains of southern Arizona, which foster his surrealistic view of his interior conflict. He is followed by peculiarly insistent voices from the past.