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A full account of the Metaphysical Club, featuring the members’ philosophical writings and four critical essays.
The illustrated nineteenth-century travel diaries of artist, educator, and architect Thomas Kelah Wharton, documenting his trips in the lower Hudson River Valley and New Orleans to Boston and back.
Compares the political activities of African Americans who settled in Ghana in the 1950s and 1960s with those who settled in the 1980s to the present.
Studies the revolutionary theory of the Black Power Movement in the 1960s through ʼ70s, placing it within the broader social theory of black revolution in the United States since the nineteenth century.
Reveals how presidents deploy a rhetoric that attempts to attract many racial and ethnic groups, but ultimately directs itself to an archtypal white, Middle-American swing voter.
Chronicles the history and archaeological study of Lake George, New York’s sunken bateaux of 1758.
The intellectual autobiography of a leading figure in the field of Latin American philosophy.
Tells the forgotten but surprising stories of the many handsome and significant buildings in downtown Troy, New York.
Explores the wide-ranging impact of the Mexican Revolution on global cinema and Western intellectual thought.
A study of the times and life in Southampton, New York between 1870 and 1900.
Surveys the current state of Jewish American and Holocaust literatures as well as approaches to teaching them.
Presents rare biographies of traditional Indian scholars during the nineteenth century, a critical moment of transition for the Indian intellectual tradition.
Recounts the forgotten but important work of Wayne Coy, the Office for Emergency Management's Liaison Officer, during the early years of World War II.
Demonstrates how four books by dissident German intellectuals served as a rebuke to the Nazi regime.
Analyzes how location-shot crime films of the 1970s reflected and influenced understandings of urban crisis.
This exploration of key terms related to social and political order, found in early Indian texts, challenges the idea of a unified ancient India and a unified national identity at that time.
Uses cultural representations to investigate how two religious minority communities came to be incorporated into the Mexican nation.
Discusses the conservative ideological and political attack on welfare in the United States.
A rich intellectual encounter, revolving around the hands of the experimenter and those of the artist, highlighting the relation between the sciences and the arts.
Offers a new perspective on the relationship between religion and the creation of the first Chinese empires.
Demonstrates the extent to which Josiah Royce’s ideas about race were motivated explicitly in terms of imperial conquest.
Traces the US Supreme Court’s effect on federal government growth from the founding era forward.
Offers a firsthand account into early-nineteenth-century New York State and Lower Canada during a time of enormous growth and change.
Tells the story of the nation's largest higher education union from its earliest years to its role today as a powerful organization promoting the interests of faculty, staff, and the entire SUNY community.
Comprehensive analysis of 220 hours of outtakes that impels us to reexamine our assumptions about a crucial Holocaust documentary.
An intellectual biography of the American philosopher C. I. Lewis.
Offers biographical accounts of several of North Korea’s leaders to illuminate the inner workings of its government.
A compelling story of our ever-evolving relationship with mountains and wilderness.
Macro-level study of the South Atlantic throughout the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries demonstrating how Brazil’s emergence was built on the longest and most intense slave trade of the modern era.
Examines how NATO has adapted and endured after the end of the Cold War, transforming itself to deal with a host of new security challenges.
Explores how violence structures language and the writing of literature and philosophy.
Examines the relationship of Derrida’s writings on architecture to his methodology of deconstruction and to deconstrutivism in architecture.
Blends academic and activist perspectives to explore recent emancipatory struggles to win and transform state power.
Argues that Holocaust representation has ethical implications fundamentally linked to questions of good and evil.
Explores a little-known history of exchange between Anishinaabe and American writers, showing how literature has long been an important venue for debates over settler colonial policy and indigenous rights.
This volume brings social and cultural anthropologists into dialogue with historical sociology and illustrates the continued potential of the concept of civilization for all participants.
An innovative philosophical meditation on the muteness of Holocaust survivors and the human faculty of storytelling.
Analyzes the nineteenth century canal age in the Niagara-Great Lakes borderland region as a transnational phenomenon.
How films of the 1960s and early 1970s framed therapeutic issues as problems of human communication, and individual psychological problems as social ones.
Discusses the importance of the early history of Greek mathematics to education and civic life through a study of the Parthenon and dialogues of Plato.
Contrasts the experiences of German Jewish refugees from the Holocaust who fled to London and New York City.
Examines the many ways water has contributed to power structures in the past, with insights for contemporary water management.
Comprehensive historical study of policy planning and implementation during the crucial formative years of the Israeli government system.
Examines political authority in the modern era as a function of specific energy politics.
Recounts the transformation of two daily newspapers in the face of economic downturns and sweeping technological change.
Translations of selected poems by the Yiddish writer, covering the entire breadth of his career.
Depicts a man's exploration of the landscape, history, and toponymy of Hell Gate, a notorious stretch of water in New York City's East River.
Tells the story of a young couple in love during World War II, and the difficulties they faced both at war and on the home front.
Examines Steven Holl’s intricate and distinctive process of making architecture through approximately one hundred models, related sketches and other studies created for nine recent projects.
Explores the role of rhetoric and the racial classification of Asian American immigrants in the early twentieth century.
A history of the French schools that pioneered female education in Ottoman Iraq's Jewish communities.
Essays on Telugu and South Indian literature and culture by distinguished Telugu scholar Narayana Rao.
Examines the causes and consequences of recusal behavior on the US Supreme Court.
Reveals cultural paradigms and historical prejudices regarding the role of birthing and women in the reproduction of society.
Examines the rising power of China and Chinese foreign policy through a revisionist analysis of Chinese civilization.
The first systematic analysis of the Frankfurt School’s research and theorizing on modern antisemitism.
A comprehensive survey of the most important writing to come out of the Holocaust.
Challenges the conventional view of a “disenchanted” and secular modernity, and recovers the complex relation that exists between science, religion, and esotericism in the modern world.
Examines slavery, abolition, and race in the United States with a special focus on New York State.
The first comprehensive biography of an important yet understudied figure in the Dutch colony of New Netherland.
Combines history and biography to interpret the last half century of black politics in America as represented in the life and work of a pivotal African American public intellectual.
How the Pine Hills neighborhood in Albany, New York, changed and grew, as reflected in the history of one house and the lives of its residents.
Addresses an understudied yet highly significant aspect of the work of the influential artist Andy Warhol: his exploration of anniversaries.
Surveys how reunification in 1990 impacted historical scholarship in the former East Germany.
Examines how the US media covers high-profile public policy issues in the context of competing claims about media bias.
Examines the life of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg through the lens of both Blackness and latinidad.
Provides firsthand accounts of militant Puerto Rican activists in 1970s New York City.
How a small family company in the Finger Lakes became one of the most important wine producers in the United States, only to be taken down by corporate greed and mismanagement.
Tells the story of Bavaria’s acquisition of ancient Greek sculptures that rivaled those acquired by England from the Parthenon.
Challenges the belief that the Walloons and the Dutch of the Hudson Valley were cultural preservationists who resisted English culture.
Argues that post-Katrina New Orleans is a key site for exploring competing narratives of American decline and renewal at the beginning of the twenty-first century.
Presents a new view of the Chinese revolution through the lens of the local Communist movement in Hainan between 1926 and 1956.
Analyzes cultural materials that grapple with gender and blackness to revise traditional interpretations of Mexicanness.
Provides a systematic and comprehensive survey of writings on military philosophy in early China.
An eyewitness account of the Russian Revolution of 1917 and its aftermath, newly translated into English.
Undergraduate-level textbook introducing students to the factors which define immigration politics in the United States and Europe.
The definitive biography of New York State's four-term Governor, US Senator, humanitarian, and Jewish liberal political reformer.
Focuses on the posters of World War I as a medium to interpret the tremendous role played by New York State and its citizens in the war effort.
Offers a detailed account of the political and military history of the Irish American Fenian Brotherhood in the nineteenth century.
Tells the untold story of the life and career of Nathan Sanford, a New York State lawyer-politician who capitalized on opportunities created by the new politics of the early Republic to achieve social mobility.
Chronicles the history of the women’s rights and suffrage movements in New York State and examines the important role the state played in the national suffrage movement.
Dante as protector and purifier of the Church.
Handsome, fully illustrated history of the sixty-four State University of New York campuses.
The story of how and why a group of prominent and influential men in New York City and beyond came together to help women gain the right to vote.
Presents a major new interpretation of the Ashcan School of Art, arguing that these artists made the working class city at the turn of the century a subject for beautiful art.
Explores the rich history, collections, and significance of the only museum in the United States dedicated solely to the art form of dance.
Essays debunking the notion that contemporary America is a colorblind society.
Explores the long-neglected rural dimensions of northern slavery and emancipation in New York's Mid-Hudson Valley.
Sheds new light on both pro and antislavery politics in the nineteenth-century Americas.
Uses two case studies to demonstrate how neoliberal reforms in India have de-democratized labor politics.
First comprehensive examination of the rise and decline of the Jewish communist movement in the English-speaking world.
A comprehensive analysis of the transformations of ancient history in early Chinese texts.
Describes in rich detail African American daily life among free blacks in the North in the 1860s.
Challenges the accepted wisdom about women and gender roles in medieval China.
Uncovers an overlooked aspect of the Italian American experience.
A regional and transnational history of anarchism in Korea.
Rich case studies examining responses to climatic events in ancient Europe and the Near East.
Shows how the text evolved from a non-narrative historical record into a Confucian classic.
Combines analysis of transnational prostitution and traffic in women with a social history of the League of Nations and interwar globalization.
Essays on one of Fichte's best known and most controversial works.