Books

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Krakow

Krakow

An Ecobiography

The First Environmental History of Kraków, Covering More than a Thousand Years of History

Be Holding

Be Holding

A Poem

A New Epic Poem from the Author of The Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude and The Book of Delights

City of Lake and Prairie

City of Lake and Prairie

Chicago's Environmental History

The First Comprehensive Examination of Chicago’s Environmental History from Indigenous Peoples to Twenty-First Century Environmental Restoration

Earnest, Earnest?

Earnest, Earnest?

Poems

Winner of the 2019 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize.

The Volcano and After

The Volcano and After

Selected and New Poems 2002-2019
Alicia Suskin Ostriker’s passionate voice has long been acknowledged as a vital force in American poetry. From urgent spiritual quest to biting political satire, from elegy to comedy, from celebration of the city street and the world “as a paradise might be / if we had eyes to see,” to ...
Driving in Cars with Homeless Men

Driving in Cars with Homeless Men

Stories

Winner of the 2019 Drue Heinz Prize for Literature, selected by Min Jin Lee

The Islands

The Islands

Six Fictions
Toward Nationalizing Regimes

Toward Nationalizing Regimes

Conceptualizing Power and Identity in the Post-Soviet Realm
The collapse of the Soviet Union famously opened new venues for the theories of nationalism and the study of processes and actors involved in these new nation-building processes. In this comparative study, Kudaibergenova takes the new states and nations of Eurasia that emerged in 1991, Latvia and Kazakhstan, and seeks to ...
Steppe Dreams

Steppe Dreams

Time, Mediation, and Postsocialist Celebrations in Kazakhstan
Steppe Dreams concerns the political significance of temporality in Kazakhstan, as manifested in public events and performances, and its reverberating effects in the personal lives of Kazakhstanis. Like many holidays in the post-Soviet sphere, public celebrations in Kazakhstan often reflect multiple temporal framings—utopian visions of the future, or romanticized ...
Rising Subjects

Rising Subjects

The 1905 Revolution and the Origins of Modern Polish Politics
Rising Subjects explores the change of the public sphere in Russian Poland during the 1905 Revolution. The 1905 Revolution was one of the few bottom-up political transformations and general democratizations in Polish history. It was a popular rebellion fostering political participation of the working class. The infringement of previously carefully guarded limits ...
The Bukharan Crisis

The Bukharan Crisis

A Connected History of 18th Century Central Asia
In the first half of the eighteenth century, Central Asia’s Bukharan Khanate descended into a crisis from which it would not recover. Bukharans suffered failed harvests and famine, a severe fiscal downturn, invasions from the north and the south, rebellion, and then revolution. To date, efforts to identify the ...
Race and Modern Architecture

Race and Modern Architecture

A Critical History from the Enlightenment to the Present
Although race—a concept of human difference that establishes hierarchies of power and domination—has played a critical role in the development of modern architectural discourse and practice since the Enlightenment, its influence on the discipline remains largely underexplored. This volume offers a welcome and long-awaited intervention for the field ...
A Pioneer of Connection

A Pioneer of Connection

Recovering the Life and Work of Oliver Lodge
Sir Oliver Lodge was a polymathic scientific figure who linked the Victorian Age with the Second World War, a reassuring figure of continuity across his long life and career. A physicist and spiritualist, inventor and educator, author and authority, he was one of the most famous public figures of British ...
Conscript Nation

Conscript Nation

Coercion and Citizenship in the Bolivian Barracks
Military service in Bolivia has long been compulsory for young men. This service plays an important role in defining identity, citizenship, masculinity, state formation, and civil-military relations in twentieth-century Bolivia. The project of obligatory military service originated as part of an attempt to restrict the power of indigenous communities after ...
Environment and Urbanization in Modern Italy

Environment and Urbanization in Modern Italy

The only environmental history of Italy in the latter half of the twentieth century in English.

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