An In-Depth Study of the Rise and Decline of Indigenous Movements and Multicultural Political Power in Ecuador
A History of Early International Preservationist Groups and the Natures They Sought to Preserve
A Wide-Ranging Volume on the Intertwined History of Race Across the Americas
Reconsidering the Distinction between Scientific Discovery and Travel Writing in International Arctic Explorations
An Engaging History of the Less Glamorous but Equally Essential Aspects of Space Travel: Sanitation, Food Supply, and Waste Disposal
An Argument for Art and Science as Practices and Knowledges that Emerge from Shared Epistemologies Rather than Compartmentalized Disciplines
A New History of Local Philanthropy that Offers New Insights on Its Interplay with Regional Partners, Aspirations, and Progress
Ferguson profiles the major politicians and political events in the region from Revolutionary War times until the 1820s, as a battle between loyalists of Jeffersonianism and Hamiltonianism.
Roscoe Pound (1870-1964) is acknowledged as the founder of sociological jurisprudence-an interdisciplinary approach to legal concepts in which the law is recognized as a dynamic system that is influenced by social conditions and that, in turn, influences society as a whole. His lectures draw direct connections between the abstract fundamentals of philosophy, using the works of Kant, Hegel, Spencer, Comte, and others, and the trends and problems of legal principles and rules.
Young provides a “biography” of the greatest of the classical legends, the story of the fall of Troy. Young’s text is beautifully illustrated with examples of art inspired by the legend, from literature, painting, ceramics, tapestry, sculpture, and the opera, with fresh interpretations of their meaning. In deepening our knowledge of classic texts and their changing interpretations over time, Young argues, we enhance our understanding both of the classics and of the successive civilizations they have influenced.
The first full biography of John McMillan, dubbed “the apostle of Presbyterianism in the Western Country.”, this book also offers a detailed account of early civilization and settlement beyond the Alleghenies.
George Mercer was a captain of the First Virginia Regiment during the French and Indian War, a land surveyor, and an agent for the Ohio Company in England.Lois Mulkearn interprets George Mercer’s documents on the activities of the Ohio Company, including early plans for town settlement, Indian treaties, and elightrning the reader on colonial history and the western frontier.
A comprehensive twenty-seven county guide to historic landmarks in western Pennsylvania, with background information on each, and how to reach them.
A chronicle of Washington’s excursions to the Ohio Valley frontier, as a soldier and private citizen.
One of the earliest, and still one of the most perceptive analyses of Katherine Anne Porter, it gives careful interpretation of the style and intent of Porter’s work from 1935 through the publication and critical reception of Ship of Fools.