Books

Total 1528 results found.

The Globalization of Wheat

The Globalization of Wheat

A Critical History of the Green Revolution

Debunks Myths of the Green Revolution with a Long-Awaited Critique of Wide Adaptation

The Shale Renaissance

The Shale Renaissance

How Fracking Has Changed Pennsylvania in the Twenty-First Century

Examines the Administrative Challenges and Politics Associated with Fracking in Pennsylvania

The Dynamics of Science

The Dynamics of Science

Computational Frontiers in History and Philosophy of Science

Provides a Fresh Perspective on What Science Is and How and Why It Changes

Nature’s Crossroads

Nature’s Crossroads

The Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota

A Wide-Ranging Environmental and Historical Study of the Evolution of the Minneapolis–Saint Paul Area

Polygynous Marriages among the Kyrgyz

Polygynous Marriages among the Kyrgyz

Institutional Change and Endurance

An Original Account of Marriage Practices in Kyrgyzstan in the Pre-Soviet, Soviet, and Post-Soviet Eras

Five Bay Landscapes

Five Bay Landscapes

Curious Explorations in the Great Lakes Basin

Offers Fresh Insights about Environmental Design and Planning along the Great Lakes Shoreline

Claiming Brazil

Claiming Brazil

Performances of Citizenship in the Centenary of Independence

A Timely Study of Brazil’s First Centenary of Independence and Exploration of Brazilian Nationhood and Citizenship

Nicholas Roerich

Nicholas Roerich

The Artist Who Would Be King

The Definitive English-Language Biography of a Noteworthy and Controversial Artist Who Packed Several Lives into a Single Lifetime

Hemispheric Blackness and the Exigencies of Accountability

Hemispheric Blackness and the Exigencies of Accountability

Critically Assesses How Black Collectives across the Hemisphere Evoke Their Rights

The Architecture of Evolution

The Architecture of Evolution

The Science of Form in Twentieth-Century Evolutionary Biology

How the History of Morphology Made the Advent of Evolutionary Developmental Biology Possible

Literacy as Conversation

Literacy as Conversation

Learning Networks in Urban and Rural Communities

A Hopeful Approach to the Problem of Literacy Among Communities in Need

The Utopian Novel in America, 1886–1896

The Utopian Novel in America, 1886–1896

The Politics of Form

Jean Pfaelzer’s study traces the impact of the utopian novel in the late nineteenth century, and the narrative structures of these sentimental romances. She discusses progressive, pastoral, feminist, and apocalyptic utopias, as well as the genre’s parodic counterpart, the dystopia.

Winter Stars

Winter Stars

Since the appearance of his first book in 1972, Larry Levis has been one of the most original and most highly praised of contemporary American poets. In Winter Stars, a book of love poems and elegies, Levis engages in a process of relentless self-interrogation about his life, about losses and acceptances. What emerges is not merely autobiography, but a biography of the reader, a “representative life” of our time.

Ambivalent Alliance

Ambivalent Alliance

The Catholic Church and the Action Française, 1899-1939

This book examines the strange marriage of convenience, from 1899 to 1939, between the French Catholic church and the ultra-rightist, chauvinist, monarchist, and anti-Semitic organization called the Acton Francaise.

Wyndmere

Wyndmere

Wyndmere is a town in North Dakota where Carol Muske’s mother was born, and where she visited as a child. Muske’s grandparents are buried there, and it is where her mother met and married her father. Now almost a ghost town, Wyndmere is the source of imagery in many of these poems, as well as the idea of Wynd-mere, wind-mother, both inspiration and principle of separation.

Total 1528 results found.