Examines the Administrative Challenges and Politics Associated with Fracking in Pennsylvania
Provides a Fresh Perspective on What Science Is and How and Why It Changes
A Wide-Ranging Environmental and Historical Study of the Evolution of the Minneapolis–Saint Paul Area
An Original Account of Marriage Practices in Kyrgyzstan in the Pre-Soviet, Soviet, and Post-Soviet Eras
Offers Fresh Insights about Environmental Design and Planning along the Great Lakes Shoreline
A Timely Study of Brazil’s First Centenary of Independence and Exploration of Brazilian Nationhood and Citizenship
The Definitive English-Language Biography of a Noteworthy and Controversial Artist Who Packed Several Lives into a Single Lifetime
Critically Assesses How Black Collectives across the Hemisphere Evoke Their Rights
How the History of Morphology Made the Advent of Evolutionary Developmental Biology Possible
A Hopeful Approach to the Problem of Literacy Among Communities in Need
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.
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.
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 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.
Rescher develops a theory that accounts for philosophical disagreement and shows how conflicts root in divergent ‘cognitive values’-values regarding matters such as importance, centrality, and priority. He argues that given the nature of the enterprise, consensus is not a realistic goal, and failure to achieve it is not a defect.