The autobiography of one of the 20th century’s most innovative and wittiest composers/performers/authors who witnessed the birth of modern music
The first full biography of W. H. H. Murray (1849-1904), a Boston preacher often described as the father of the American outdoor movement and the modern vacation.
Interpretations of critically important texts in political philosophy from Greek antiquity to modern times on the tension between human excellence and equality and its possible resolution.
Traces the development of the Chinese love story during the Song and Yuan dynasties.
This critical reader brings together both essential as well as under-recognized writings from the work of Don Ihde, one of the most important contemporary thinkers on technology and human experience.
Establishes the central role of Afro-Puerto Ricans in the island's history and the creation of its capital city, San Juan.
Explores the relationship between technics and humanity, tracing the emergence of a bio-technical conception of existence in contemporary continental philosophy.
Examines the Yiddish-Hebrew writer I. L. Peretz's alignment with the Jewish working-class in Eastern Europe and his devotion to progressive politics.
This book addresses contemporary surveillance practices and examines technical communicators' roles in carrying them out.
The personal and legal struggle of eight enslaved people for freedom in New York in the period just before the Civil War.
Presents the history of central New York State from the Ice Age to the present day.
Presents Li Zehou's culminating views on ethics in a series of works that highlight the importance of Confucian philosophy today.
A bold and unflinching portrayal of contemporary Maya life in Chiapas, Mexico.
The compelling chronicle of 120 years of motorcycle making in the Empire State.
An “all-you-can-eat” tour of American life in the postwar period, told through the foods we loved.
Analyzes the history of legislative party switching and its regulation in the Israeli Knesset.
Spearheads a new field for the combined study of religion and music, drawing upon theories and methods of the social sciences, ethnomusicology, philosophy, theology, liturgical studies, and cognitive studies.
Explores mountain regions as cultural landscapes that have been shaped by long-term human-environment interactions.
A new interpretation of Schelling's 1809 treatise on freedom, demonstrating how the work is an answer to the problem of ground.
Explores the role of print media in conversations about race and belonging across Central America.
A philosophical investigation of the concept of interiority, presenting readers with its unmined aspects and senses.
Examines twentieth-century Mexican literature and philosophy within the broad panorama of Latin American and European existentialisms.
Explores how Victorian women writers used the popular science of phrenology to challenge socially constructed forms of power.
Offers rich, wide-ranging counternarratives to social, political, and educational discourses that characterize urban schools and communities as places of despair, revealing the resources and strategies of resistance that teachers, students, and families use to succeed and thrive.
Comprehensive examination of the goals, strategies, and motives of the six parties involved in North Korea denuclearization talks through the lens of negotiation theory.
Fully revised, updated edition of the classic text with all new essays assessing the state of race and racial issues in US higher education today.