Maps manifestations of the sacred and religious syncretism in Afro-Brazilian cultural forms.
The engaging memoir of a college president and public intellectual who became one of America's leading mid-twentieth-century social and educational activists.
Reveals the life and lore of a vanished era of railroad history.
This textbook offers accessible, academically sound information on a wide range of LGBTQ+ topics. The 12 chapters cover LGBTQ+ history, culture, and Queer Theory, but also explore LGBTQ+ relationships, families, parenting, health, and education - as well as a separate chapter on how to conduct research on LGBTQ+ topics.
The best of W.H.H. Murray’s 19th century Adirondack stories, selected by Murray’s biographer and great, great grandson, Randall S. Beach
Demonstrates that Plato and Xenophon ought to be regarded less as rivals and more as engaged in a dialogue advancing a common goal of preserving the Socratic legacy.
Essays providing a multi-disciplinary look at Derrick Bell's thesis of racial realism.
A Philosophy of Music Education is considered the classic text on the relation of aesthetics to the practical teaching and performing of music.
An essential resource for dedicated cyclists planning a trip through the state or casual riders seeking new stretches of trail to enjoy with family and friends. Great for those traveling by foot, boat, or car as well.
Relive the glory days of New York's poshest night spot with recipes and drinks you can prepare at your own home!
A richly scholarly yet accessible and imaginative account of society in the time of the Buddha.
Provides a reimagined but historically accurate account of the life of the notorious gangster Frank Costello through his own words.
Explores the political and theoretical significance of the use of salvaging discarded materials by social movements during their protest activities.
Presents the most important portrayals of the Daoist master Yang Zhu throughout Chinese history, from the Warring States period until today.
Examines the ways in which writers and artists have attempted to address children’s experience of atrocity.
Develops a pragmatist approach to the philosophy of the humanities, interpreting history, literature, and religion in terms of pragmatic realism.
Asks how Black women tap into their feelings to develop ways to live freely.
Uses popular films to reveal the tensions generated during Japan’s postwar "economic miracle," challenging the prevailing view that it was a story of great national success.
An annotated collection of over one hundred Civil War letters that trace a Union soldier's transformation from eager recruit to war-weary, battle-tested veteran.
Celebrates the design work of Henry Dreyfuss and his associates that revolutionized 20th century industrial design from telephones to trains to thermostats.
Offers alternative approaches to the study of colonial and postcolonial Korean Buddhism, suggesting new directions for scholarship.
A complete translation and analysis of "All Things Flow into Form" (Fan wu liu xing), a recently discovered manuscript from the Warring States period (481–221 BCE).
Investigates, by way of Derrida's engagements with Kant, how the foundations of modern constitutionalism can be differently conceived to address some of the challenges of the twenty-first century.
Explores mountain regions as cultural landscapes that have been shaped by long-term human-environment interactions.
Presents Li Zehou's culminating views on ethics in a series of works that highlight the importance of Confucian philosophy today.
A classic guide to the history and architecture of the historic manors and homes of the Hudson River Valley
The cultural history of one of rock’s greatest masterpieces told through the eyes of its creator
Explores the potential for a novel philosophy of history to be uncovered by tracing the connections between Giorgio Agamben's work (theoretical practice) and contemporary art (artistic practice).
Offers a process philosophical approach to mysticism and mystical religious experience.
Tells the story of classic blues singers from Ma Rainey to Bessie Smith.
Offers a renovated form of Confucian liberalism that forges a reconciliation between the two extremes of anti-Confucian liberalism and anti-liberal Confucianism.
Explores the effects of the cyber revolution for security in the Americas.
Addresses the question of China's rise and what it portends for the future.
Five innovative essays demonstrating how Aristotle's biology is an integral part of Aristotle's understanding of the universe.
The autobiography of one of the 20th century’s most innovative and wittiest composers/performers/authors who witnessed the birth of modern music
This collection engages scholars and practicioners in a conversation about the ways that Technical Communication has contributed to pragmatic and democratic actions to address climate change.
The first book to comprehensively examine Lou Gehrig's famous "Luckiest Man" speech.
Establishes the central role of Afro-Puerto Ricans in the island's history and the creation of its capital city, San Juan.
Brings together Ana M. López's field-defining essays on Latin American film and media in one indispensable volume.