A New Interdisciplinary Study of Czech Gender-Fluid Artist Toyen Based on Rare Primary Sources
A Unique History of the Galenic Pharmaceutical Tradition in New Spain
A Social History of Elite Spanish Loyalists and the Groups that Challenged Them in the Years Before South American Independence
The Story of Natural Gas’s Rise from Unwanted Byproduct to Essential Fuel Source
An Interdisciplinary Overview of New York City’s Relationship with Its Waterways and Coastlines Since 1889
A Hopeful Approach to the Problem of Literacy Among Communities in Need
A Showcase that Reveals Photography as an Important but Understudied Latin American Cultural Genre
Public Disputes, Tyndall’s Dramatic Mountain Climbing Escapades, Efforts to Promote Science to a Wide Audience, and More
The Preminent Journal for Scholarly Work on Contemporary Cuba
The First Detailed History of Italy’s Gran Paradiso National Park Under Fascist Rule
Philadelphia was one of America’s first major cities and an international seaport. Nature’s Entrepot views the planning, expansion, and sustainability of the urban environment of Philadelphia from its inception to the present.
The ten essays in this book present the thoughts of major Arabic philosophers in history, while speaking to their basis in Greek philosophy and the influence of Arabic philosophy on the West.
A thorough analysis of Tocqueville’s thoughts on the lower classes of society, viewing his stances on slavery, poverty, criminality, and working class conditions, and their role in the transition to a modern, democratic, and industrial society.
Latin America specialists from the fields of anthropology, economics, literature, political science, and sociology discuss the area’s common problems in growth and development.
A fascinating look at life during pioneer times in western Pennsylvania. Describes the hardship, danger and drudgery of day-to-day life on the frontier. Topics include cabin raising, crop harvests, tanning, weaving, disease, religion, and superstition. Also follows the progression from pioneer life to industrial society.