Describes how new kinds of direct-action labor movements are emerging to reshape American labor activism in the twenty-first century.
Engages and extends the feminist philosopher Lorraine Code’s groundbreaking work on epistemology and ethics.
Examines how contemporary US migrant women's life writing adapts autobiographical genres to call for social change benefiting minoritized communities.
Describes the profound social impact of the overthrow of the Thai absolute monarchy in 1932, and explains the importance of democracy in a country long known for authoritarian politics.
Analyzes the relationship between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas since 2007, a period of time that has been marked by the parties' continual failure to end political disagreements and formulate a common national vision.
Elucidates how neoliberalism rules all areas of life and operates as a form of common sense, taking Mexico as a case study.
Documents how the premodern techniques of narrating the past in South Asia were deeply transformed by colonial modernity, resulting in newer forms of truth-telling within the Sikh community.
Illuminates the ways games—from baseball cards to board games, charades to boxing, and croquet to strategies of war—were integral to nineteenth-century life and culture in the United States and Britain.
The first concerted attempt to analyze how the histories Shiji and Hanshu described the technical arts as they were applied in vital areas of the administration of pre-Han and Han China.
Chronicles the astonishing and counterintuitive spread of Christianity among a group of previously isolated tribes in a remote and hilly part of Northeastern India.
A rich, authentic account of eight young Black men's experiences on their paths to and through college.
Incorporates a unique diplomatic, insider perspective to explain the unexpected incorporation of LGBTI rights into American and Swedish foreign policies.
Ethnography situating the contemporary financial services industry in the US Virgin Islands within broader histories of racial capitalism and gender inequality.
Ethnography of Black engineering majors navigating campus life at a historically White university.
Challenges and reimagines transnational feminism by analyzing the concept of ummah, or community, in Muslim women's writing.
The once-lost introduction to the philosophy of science by Philipp Frank (1884-1966), a leading member of the Vienna circle of philosophers and biographer of Albert Einstein.
Historical and theoretical discussions that describe and reflect on personal objects from a variety of perspectives.
Follows Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland as they travel together in South America and then go their separate ways, in the process illustrating two very different ways of understanding humanity's place in the natural world.
A comprehensive, concise, and easy-to-read introduction intended for undergraduates and general readers interested in the study of mysticism.
Classic works by naturalist John Burroughs on his beloved Catskill region.
Offers an Asian immigrant perspective on US racial relations and explores the unique situations and challenges facing Asian immigrants in the United States.
First study of Harold D. Smith, FDR’s budget director from 1939 to 1945.
Intensive look at restrictive new voting laws ostensibly designed to target voter fraud but criticized as being racially-based voter suppression.
Offers a strong critique of traditional anthropological studies from an Indigenous and postcolonial perspective.
A classic history of Delaware County and the border wars written by none other than prominent Gilded Age "Robber Baron" Jay Gould.
Examines the thought of Abū al-‛Alā’ al-Ma‛arrī (973–1057 CE) within the broader context of the major trends in Arab Islamic political and intellectual history by the time of his flourishing.
Explores distinctions between the sacred and the secular in a variety of religious traditions, and proposes ways in which their relationship can be mutually beneficial.
Comparative, ethnographic study of women who migrate for marriage in rural north India.
Explains why Turkey embraced the Arab Spring despite the risk both domestically and internationally.
Nine masterful essays on Dante’s Divine Comedy and his political theology by one of today’s leading Italian philosophers.
Demonstrates that a true liberal capitalism has the capacity to enable personal well-being while dealing with new challenges such as pandemics, climate change, and automation.
Presents an original, insightful, and compelling vision of the trajectory of Cavell's oeuvre, one that takes his kinship with Emerson as inextricably bound up with his ever-deepening thinking about movies.
The first book-length study of Leo Strauss' understanding of the relation between modern democracy, technology, and liberal education.
Explores how concepts of sex in heaven can inform Christian sexual ethics in ways that challenge traditional norms and open new possibilities.
Argues that the path to the good life does not consist in working toward some abstract concept of the good, but rather by ameliorating the problems of the practices and institutions that make up our practical life.
Offers three neo-Confucian understandings of broadening the Way as broadening oneself, through an ongoing process of removing self-boundaries.
An up-to-date examination of the work of one of the most inventive thinkers in the study of religion.
Chronicles the creation of a picturesque home and landscape on the Hudson River by one of the nineteenth century's leading authors.
Gripping account of the life of the Russian Tsar’s last chief of security and intelligence.
Analyzes socially engaged art practices worldwide, linking them to decolonial struggle and critique.
Looking at Japan, traces crisis narratives across three decades and ten policy fields, with the aim of disentangling discursively manufactured crises from actual policy failures.
Examines the skeptical foundations of literature in order to reassess the status of fiction.
Examines how the national pastime of baseball has the capacity to shape politics and American democracy.
Corrective intervention in Plato's metaphysics replacing the standard view of Plato as a metaphysical dualist with a novel and revolutionary paradigm of unitary pluralism in a single reality built on ontological diversity.
Explores how poetry was used to disseminate and interpret history in early medieval China.
Highlights the original cast members—both the well-known and the (until now) wholly unknown—who staged the duo's comic operas in Britain and in America.
Explores the rich diversity of narratives, rituals, and participants connected with one of the most important celebrations for Hindus in South Asia and in the diaspora.
Offers an immanent critique of Levinas’s core philosophical proposals by reference to his allegedly eurocentric statements.
Examines how contemporary Mexican literature uses humor to contest heteronormativity.
Transnational Research in Technical Communication: Stories, Realities, and Reflections offers unique story-based insights into the complexities and challenges of transnational and intercultural research.
An original reading of Blanchot's thought with far-reaching philosophical and literary implications.
A deeply personal study of post-9/11 film that exposes how genre can frame the shifting meanings of the War on Terror and its impact on American law and culture.
An intimate and moving account of how the author rose from poverty to become a major Black political figure in New York State.
An introduction to ancient Chinese ideas on how to live a good life.
Examines the ways in which post-apocalyptic films express white racial anxiety.
Analyzes Turkey’s Kurdish conflict since post-Ottoman nation-building through recent peace attempts, from a novel perspective highlighting the dilemmas of the Turk majority and reshaping our understanding of ethnic conflicts, and offers solutions for a sustainable peace.
An important and prescient early example of US environmental writing with a profound sense of consciousness and appreciation for the natural world.
Explores the aesthetic theory of one of China's most important and influential contemporary philosophers.
A critical view of race relations on the island of Puerto Rico from 1898 to 1965.
Examines traditional sites of binary thinking in ancient Greek texts and culture to demonstrate surprising ambiguity, especially with regard to sexual difference.
Essays that argue in favor of Lenin's continuing relevance for twenty-first century politics and thought.
Fourteen Italian philosophers reflect on how the global experience of vulnerability and precariousness—of which the Covid-19 pandemic is but one example—compels us to rethink life and collective living.
Argues that Irish American masculinity functioned to negotiate, consolidate, and reinforce hegemonic whiteness in Hollywood cinema from 1930 to 1960.
The ancient concept of spontaneous self-causation (ziran) from Daoism opens a path to understanding human action as self-organizing, attention as effortless, and art as somatic.
Explores how a folk ballad in southern India transforms the landscape and embeds the deities that are its subject within the social worlds of their devotees.
Draws on Marx and the first-generation Frankfurt School to make the case that cosmopolitanism must become a postcapitalist political theory.
The first book-length study in English of the Heidegger-Hölderlin relation, addressing the tension between Heidegger's political commitments during National Socialism and Hölderlin's ideal of poetic dwelling.
Edited collection engaging Luce Irigaray's work and pushing it in important new directions.
Fifty-one unique New York towns with great stories to tell, from L. Frank Baum's and Jello's hometowns to the birthplace of the Women's Rights Movement.
A powerful anthology on the role of curricula in perpetuating—and resisting—oppression.
A county history book that includes town histories, biographical sketches, and lithographs of pioneers and homesteads, as well as their Civil War military service.
The first book-length examination of the prominent contemporary philosopher William Desmond's approach to aesthetics, art, and literature.
An engaging homage to African American resilience and resourcefulness in US literature and culture.
Explores the teaching and learning of welding through two narratives: the personal narrative, relating the author's experience as a woman learning how to weld, and the academic narrative examining how instructional communication informs students' embodied knowledge and enculturation into a community of practice.
Explores how humans and wildlife such as wolves can cohabit with mutual respect in the same territories.
A gripping tale of conspiracy and a love triangle set against the background of 19th century New York City.
Offers a wider approach to Italian American culture, one that stresses both its material, urban components and the creativity of its formal literary codes.
Draws upon the situated work of professional coffee tasters in over a dozen countries to shed light on the methods we use to convert subjective experience into objective knowledge.
Offers a vision for innovation in higher education focused on societal progress and human development, as well as for higher education's role within a broader culture of innovation.
Studies the force of action, motion, and vision in the early cinema of Hollywood director Raoul Walsh.
Probing reassessment of the relation between Celan's poetry and Heidegger's thought.
A unique exploration of contemporary filmmaking from cinema’s ultimate insiders.
Relates the dramatic role of New York courts in shaping public policy on key reform legislation in the progressive era.
Traces the circulation of Hollywood films in North Africa and the Middle East from the early twentieth century to the present.
Compares life today in the German Black Forest with Thoreau's experiences at Walden Pond.
An idealistic, occasionally naïve and somewhat irreverent young attorney becomes the District Attorney of Rockland County, New York, in the 1960s and faces the challenges of fighting crime in a rapidly changing world.
A unique, firsthand account of working with a spiritual master in the midst of "ordinary" life.
The incredible, true story of the twentieth century's greatest performing sea lion and the man who trained him.
A powerful and original statement on the nature of film and the intimate relation of “film imagination” to our lives as human beings in the world.
Examines how community leaders, writers, and political activists facing state repression in Latin America have drawn on and debated the validity of Holocaust terms to describe human rights atrocities in their own countries.
The first English-language translation of an important figure in modern Confucian thought.
A novel fusing of multiple approaches and range of examples exploring the dimensions, objects, and import of aesthetic encounters.
Considers how Hollywood films since the 1960s have both reflected and shaped attitudes toward rape and sexual violence.
Offers a new framework for understanding Du Bois's poetics and politics, including the concept of double consciousness, by tracing the trope of the cross-caste romance across his fiction.
Brings together scholars and higher education system leaders to highlight concrete examples of system change and realignment to advance student success.
Analyzes international and cultural relationships informed by "China," a category that is becoming ever more indispensable and yet unstable in everyday narratives.
The first work to offer a comprehensive pragmatist anthropology focusing on sensibility, habits, and human experience as contingently yet irreversibly enlanguaged.