Examines literary, historical, and cultural portrayals of Chinese women, across centuries and continents.
The uplifting story of how one camp gave children with visual impairment new confidence in their own abilities.
Extensive meditations on silence in the films of Alfred Hitchcock.
Feminists revisit their mixed experiences of mentoring and being mentored to reclaim mentorship as a project for new generations.
Explores the importance of the body and the senses in educational encounters, drawing out the aesthetic and political dimensions of educational practices.
Original reading of Heidegger suggesting what his project could mean for building an ethical way of life now and in the future.
Addresses the question of how language affects the subject of speech through readings of confessional, philosophical, and fictional writings.
Argues that transgender representations in film make it more difficult for cisgender people to understand the experiences of transgender people and for transgender people to fully participate in public life.
Assesses a distinct style of thinking in twentieth-century Spanish writing, one in which literature plays a central role in reaching behind philosophy to essential sources of life and meaning.
Brings together Ana M. López's field-defining essays on Latin American film and media in one indispensable volume.
The definitive philosophical exploration of the work of pioneering filmmaker Terrence Malick.
A classic guide to the history and architecture of the historic manors and homes of the Hudson River Valley
Explores the figure of the detective as a pursuer of knowledge in four noir films.
An ecopsychological, ecospiritual exploration of humankind's relationship with the rest of nature.
A book of poems and painted images.
The cultural history of one of rock’s greatest masterpieces told through the eyes of its creator
Addresses the question of China's rise and what it portends for the future.
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.
Offers a renovated form of Confucian liberalism that forges a reconciliation between the two extremes of anti-Confucian liberalism and anti-liberal Confucianism.
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.
Tells the story of classic blues singers from Ma Rainey to Bessie Smith.
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).
Explores the effects of the cyber revolution for security in the Americas.
Offers a process philosophical approach to mysticism and mystical religious experience.
Five innovative essays demonstrating how Aristotle's biology is an integral part of Aristotle's understanding of the universe.
Examines the ways in which writers and artists have attempted to address children’s experience of atrocity.
Asks how Black women tap into their feelings to develop ways to live freely.
Explores the political and theoretical significance of the use of salvaging discarded materials by social movements during their protest activities.
Celebrates the design work of Henry Dreyfuss and his associates that revolutionized 20th century industrial design from telephones to trains to thermostats.
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.
Develops a pragmatist approach to the philosophy of the humanities, interpreting history, literature, and religion in terms of pragmatic realism.
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.
Relive the glory days of New York's poshest night spot with recipes and drinks you can prepare at your own home!
Provides a reimagined but historically accurate account of the life of the notorious gangster Frank Costello through his own words.
Offers alternative approaches to the study of colonial and postcolonial Korean Buddhism, suggesting new directions for scholarship.
A richly scholarly yet accessible and imaginative account of society in the time of the Buddha.
Presents the most important portrayals of the Daoist master Yang Zhu throughout Chinese history, from the Warring States period until today.
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.
Maps manifestations of the sacred and religious syncretism in Afro-Brazilian cultural forms.
A walking tour and history of Bob Dylan's life and time in New York, from Greenwich Village to Woodstock.
The first and best biography of this pioneering comic duo and Broadway Stars--in a new edition!
A Philosophy of Music Education is considered the classic text on the relation of aesthetics to the practical teaching and performing of music.
Essays providing a multi-disciplinary look at Derrick Bell's thesis of racial realism.
Examines how the new wave of Generation Y public service employees are affecting the dynamics of continuity and change in public management ethics.
A comprehensive treatment of the shared traditions of Chan, Sŏn, and Zen in dynamic interaction across East Asia, acknowledging the changing and growing parameters of the field of Zen studies.
Examines the fascination with identity fraud in sensation fiction and Victorian culture more broadly.
A reconstruction and critical interpretation of Heidegger's remarkable relationship to the poet Georg Trakl.
Reveals the life and lore of a vanished era of railroad history.
First history of New York's women legislators within the larger story of New York State politics.
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.
Explores the delicate interplay between emigration of Jews from Israel to Germany and the construction of a new identity in the shadow of antisemitism both past and present in their new home.
The best of W.H.H. Murray’s 19th century Adirondack stories, selected by Murray’s biographer and great, great grandson, Randall S. Beach
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 engaging memoir of a college president and public intellectual who became one of America's leading mid-twentieth-century social and educational activists.
Illuminates the complex factors that have helped or hindered creative work by and about women in the twenty-first-century Brazilian film industry.
Meditation on the character of the Eleatic Stranger in Plato's late dialogues, arguing that the prominent place afforded to this foreigner—the other—represents an important philosophical and political legacy regarding the way thought, and life in the community, is understood.
Tells the story of New York's playing grounds, teams, and ballparks of yesteryear.
A time capsule of a classic Italian American neighborhood, told in the voices of its inhabitants.
Argues that Giambattista Vico's early modern account of Roman mythology was a sophisticated attempt to present an epistemological and political critique of the aristocratic way of conceiving the world.
A critical interrogation of elements of Hobbes's political and natural philosophy and its capacity to enrich our understanding of the nature of democratic life.
Uses a comparative hermeneutical method to explain the most important terms in the classical Confucian philosophical texts, in an effort to allow the tradition to speak on its own terms.
A searing, personal look at conditions on Texas's Death Row—told in the words of the prisoners themselves.
A new and accessible introduction to this exciting, controversial, and often misunderstood music, drawing on extensive research, close listening, and the author’s experience as a performer.
Delves into the meaning of stories, their tellers, and those who experience them
Recounts the compelling stories of Civil War soldiers and sailors who lived in Oswego County, New York.
Contextualizes Sabha Theatre historically, politically, and aesthetically, revealing how it expresses a Tamil Brahmin identity that is at once traditional and modern.
A visual and narrative memoir of a lifetime's encounters with 112 trendsetters, musicians, politicians, writers, and ordinary people by a noted folklorist-photographer.
Argues that Plato thinks that ordinary people grapple with the Forms and can make epistemological progress, even if they never achieve knowledge.
Original and critical essays by leading scholars on the question of the human in the philosophy of Martin Heidegger.
Argues that Progressive Era reforms had the counterintuitive effect of weakening political parties and their role in representative government.
Examines the colonization of Goa in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and the durability of Portuguese rule.
Chronicles the efforts of the first Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court to establish a federal court system during the country's uncertain early years.
Traces the complex and contradictory representations of Hawai’i in popular film and television programs from the 1930s to the 1970s.
Explores the slow but inevitable implosion of our civilization by considering the correlation between capital, work, and ideology.
Reconsiders key concepts in Marxist thought by examining the relationship between accumulation and subjectivity in Latin American narrative, film, and social and political theory.
Rejects Hindu nationalism and pluralist secularism in favor of a revitalized politics of Indian federalism.
Relates Chinese Realism to contemporary political and ethical challenges, such as in international relations and the morality of the public sector.
Examines the struggle of Jewish women to join defense and military activities during the decades leading up to the Israeli War of Independence.
Explores how discussion of LGBTQ+ themes in a high-school literature course can foster ethical engagement among students.
Explores the basic forms of responsibility that we willingly assume and the collaborative fulfillment that we find in each.
Explores Italian filmmakers' representations of China and the Chinese, both at home and abroad.
Provides a theoretical and practical guide to community-engaged scholarship with Indigenous peoples in the United States and Canada.
The first complete intellectual biography of one of the most influential and controversial philosophers of the twentieth century, Leo Strauss.
Drawing on a range of sources in philosophy and literature, but with particular reference to the work of Heidegger, makes a compelling case for the importance of place in philosophical discourse.
Examines the place of history in the political thought of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, one of the key architects of modern Hindu nationalism.
Argues that Nietzsche’s idea of the Übermensch was a central concern of filmmakers in the 1920s and 1930s.
A New York soldier's eyewitness account of life in the first year of the Civil War, from the campgrounds to the battlefields.
Combines servant-leadership and feminism into a new understanding of leadership.
A collection of poems written by father and daughter during the Pandemic Year 2020.