“The tough and tender intimacies of human bonds bind these marvelous new and selected poems.” -Terrance Hayes
An examination of the profound and rapid growth of Africa’s largest city during a pivotal era of national and global uncertainty.
In the deciding game of the 1992 National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves, the Pittsburgh Pirates suffered the most dramatic and devastating loss in team history when former Pirate Sid Bream slid home with the winning run. Bream’s infamous slide ended the last game played by Barry Bonds in a Pirates uniform and sent the franchise reeling into a record twenty-season losing streak. The Slide tells the story of the myriad events, beginning with the aftermath of the 1979 World Series, which led to the fated 1992 championship game and beyond.
Sixteen contributors dig deeper and uncover the national and transnational negotiation of expertise, including the role of Latin American experts in these processes.
Motor City Green sheds light on the ways social and political history intersect with urban and environmental history as a new way to tell the history of Detroit.
American, Canadian, and British scholars probe the environmental history of London during the modern and contemporary period.