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Moving for Marriage

Comparative, ethnographic study of women who migrate for marriage in rural north India.

Holocaust Consciousness and Cold War Violence in Latin America

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.

Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe's Phrase

First sustained critical reading of Lacoue-Labarthe's Phrase, which provides insights into a philosophically inspired work of prose poetry.

Educational Oases in the Desert

By Jonathan Sciarcon
Subjects: History

A history of the French schools that pioneered female education in Ottoman Iraq's Jewish communities.

Creative Transformations

Explores the role of travel and translation in Brazilian literature and culture from the 1870s to the present.

Normality, Abnormality, and Pathology in Merleau-Ponty

Drawing on Merleau-Ponty offers new insights into our understandings of health and illness, ability and disability, and the scientific and cultural practices that both enable and limit our capacity for diverse experiences.

The Chinese Love Story from the Tenth to the Fourteenth Century

Traces the development of the Chinese love story during the Song and Yuan dynasties.

Free Jazz

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.

Relocating the Sacred

Maps manifestations of the sacred and religious syncretism in Afro-Brazilian cultural forms.

Antigone in the Americas

Argues for a decolonial reinterpretation of Sophocles’ classical tragedy, Antigone, that can help us to rethink the anti-colonial politics of militant mourning in the Americas.

Beyond the Troubled Water of Shifei

Offers the first focused study of the shifei debates of the Warring States period in ancient China and challenges the imposition of Western conceptual categories onto these debates.

Decolonizing American Philosophy

Wide-ranging examination of American philosophy's ties to settler colonialism and its role as both an object and a force of decolonization.

Angry Rain

By Maurice Kenny
Edited by Derek C. Maus
Introduction by Derek C. Maus
Subjects: General Interest
Series: Excelsior Editions

Reveals the development of Maurice Kenny’s growing artistic consciousness, while attesting to both the beauty and brutality of the world in which he lived.

Sara Greenberger Rafferty

Presents recent work by the Brooklyn-based artist known for unsettling works that contend with such topics as domesticity, the body, consumer culture, fashion, and violence.

Saying Peace

Offers an immanent critique of Levinas’s core philosophical proposals by reference to his allegedly eurocentric statements.

Gestures of Love

Examines movie romance in light of our emotional bond to the actors and characters on screen.

The Little Crystalline Seed

Shows how contemporary French philosophy adopted this literary paradigm and argues for its significance for addressing concerns in ethics, ontology, and aesthetics.

Pharmapolitics in Russia

Documents the surprising role pharmaceutical science and technology has played in Russia’s search for national identity over a century of political turbulence.

Anthropology and Civilizational Analysis

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.

Power, Constraint, and Policy Change

Examines how state courts change public policy through an analysis of their influence on state education finance reform.

Age of Shojo

Examines the role that Japanese girls’ magazine culture played during the twentieth century in the creation and use of the notion of shōjo, the cultural identity of adolescent Japanese girls.

Writing the Talking Cure

By Jeffrey Berman
Subjects: Literature

Explores Yalom’s profound contributions to psychotherapy and literature.

Welcome to Fear City

Analyzes how location-shot crime films of the 1970s reflected and influenced understandings of urban crisis.

Addiction Recovery and Resilience

Analyzes the tensions and triumphs of a unique, faith-based, addiction recovery organization in a high poverty neighborhood.

Inventing the Mathematician

Considers how our ideas about mathematics shape our individual and cultural relationship to the field.

The Split Time

Aims to construct an economic philosophy from indigenous African thought.

Cognition and Practice

Explores the aesthetic theory of one of China's most important and influential contemporary philosophers.

Teardrops of Time

Investigates how the Thai poet Angkarn Kallayanapong adapts Buddhist concepts of time to create a modern Asian aesthetic imaginary.

Boundless World History

This textbook is part of a collection of course materials available to students because of a collaboration between SUNY OER Services and 64 ink™, an imprint of SUNY Press. All of the course materials ...

Ghost Faces

Combines psychoanalysis, queer theory, masculinity studies, and cultural studies to explore contemporary manhood in film.

Bastard Politics

Argues that we need to reinvent sovereignty as a motive for democratic political action while remaining alert to its dangers, specifically its relationship to violence.

A Most Glorious Ride

Edited by Edward P. Kohn
Subjects: History
Series: Excelsior Editions

Encompasses key years and important events in Theodore Roosevelt’s early life and career.

National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame

Explores the rich history, collections, and significance of the only museum in the United States dedicated solely to the art form of dance.

Modernity as Exception and Miracle

Proposes "the extraordinary" as a defining characteristic of modernity.

Environmental Biology

This textbook is part of a collection of course materials available to students because of a collaboration between SUNY OER Services and 64 ink™, an imprint of SUNY Press. All of the course materials ...

Art Appreciation

This textbook is part of a collection of course materials available to students because of a collaboration between SUNY OER Services and 64 ink™, an imprint of SUNY Press. All of the course materials ...

Teaching, Tenure, and Collegiality

Questions universities’ increasing reliance on market-oriented metrics to determine their strategic directions and gauge faculty productivity.

A Black Forest Walden

Compares life today in the German Black Forest with Thoreau's experiences at Walden Pond.

Since 1948

A portrait of Israeli literature in its full transnational and multilingual complexity.

Process Mysticism

Offers a process philosophical approach to mysticism and mystical religious experience.

Pragmatist Ethics

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.

Everything Worthy of Observation

Offers a firsthand account into early-nineteenth-century New York State and Lower Canada during a time of enormous growth and change.

Confessions of a Hayseed DA

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.

The Other Rāma

A systematic analysis of the myth cycle of Paraśurāma (“Rāma with the Axe”), an avatára of Viṣṇu with a much darker reputation.

Leadership and Legacy

Applies a variety of scholarly approaches to analyze the long-term impact of President Obama as a leader and policymaker.

An Introduction to the Study of Mysticism

A comprehensive, concise, and easy-to-read introduction intended for undergraduates and general readers interested in the study of mysticism.

Medicine Is War

Examines how literature mediated a convergence of militarism and medicine in Victorian culture that continues into the present via a widespread martial metaphor.

Shared Governance in Higher Education Set (Volumes 1, 2 and 3)

A trilogy exploring different aspects of shared governance in higher education.

Contingency and Commitment

Offers the first comprehensive survey of Mexican existentialism to appear in English.

Buddhisms in Asia

A guide to Buddhism’s rich variety of traditions and cultural expressions for educators who would like to include Buddhism in their undergraduate courses.

Black in Print

Explores the role of print media in conversations about race and belonging across Central America.

The Manifest and the Revealed

Offers a new phenomenological method for biblical interpretation that opens up the possibility of an absolute science of scripture.

Shimmering Mirrors

A study of comparative metaphysics that explores the concepts of Reality and Appearance and their relevance to contemporary religious consciousness.

The Seasons

Edited by Luke Fischer & David Macauley
Subjects: Philosophy

Pioneering essays that demonstrate the significance of the seasons for philosophy, environmental thought, anthropology, cultural studies, aesthetics, poetics, and literary criticism.

Harold Taylor and Sarah Lawrence College

Edited by Craig Kridel
Foreword by Leon Botstein
Subjects: General Interest
Series: Excelsior Editions

The engaging memoir of a college president and public intellectual who became one of America's leading mid-twentieth-century social and educational activists.

United University Professions

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.

Equality and Excellence in Ancient and Modern Political Philosophy

Edited by Steven Frankel & John Ray
Subjects: Politics And Law

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.

We Have Not Stopped Trembling Yet

A father’s personal and intimate account of his Filipino and Alaska Native family’s experiences, and his search for how to help his children overcome the effects of historical and contemporary oppression.

A Philosophy of Music Education

A Philosophy of Music Education is considered the classic text on the relation of aesthetics to the practical teaching and performing of music.

We Are Going to Be Lucky

Edited by Elizabeth L. Fox
Notes by Elizabeth L. Fox
Subjects: History
Series: Excelsior Editions

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.

Remnants of Hegel

An original philosophical exploration of the limits of Hegel's thought.

Crisis Narratives, Institutional Change, and the Transformation of the Japanese State

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.

Citizenship and Service

By Etta Bick
Subjects: Area Studies

Assesses the place of non-military national service in Israeli politics and society.

One America?

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.

The Hand of the Engraver

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.

Through the Periscope

Offers a wider approach to Italian American culture, one that stresses both its material, urban components and the creativity of its formal literary codes.

Technical Communication for Environmental Action

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 Muslim World in Modern South Asia

Sets out the challenges presented to Muslim societies by Western dominance over the past two hundred years, and explores Muslim responses, particularly in the context of South Asia.

Speaking Face to Face

The first in-depth analysis of the radical feminist theory and coalitional praxis of scholar-activist María Lugones.

Capitán Latinoamérica

Analyzes contemporary superhero-themed cinema, television, and web series in Latin America.

African Americans and the First Amendment

The first detailed examination of African Americans and First Amendment rights, from the colonial era to the present.

John Marshall's Constitutionalism

A study of John Marshall's political thought with special emphasis on his views of constitutional legitimacy, sovereignty, citizenship, and national identity.

Tracing the Path of Yoga

A comprehensive and theory-rich investigation of the history and philosophy of yoga, from its Indian origins to the contemporary context.

Racism and Resistance

Essays providing a multi-disciplinary look at Derrick Bell's thesis of racial realism.

Art as Contemplative Practice

Art as yoga and meditation for artists, contemplative practitioners, art educators, and art therapists.

Cosmopolitan Belongingness and War

Offers a cosmopolitan account of war that blends sharp inquiry into interspecies politics with original poetry on animals, loss, and war.

The Projected Nation

Investigates how Argentine cinema has represented rural spaces and urban margins from the 1910s to the present.

The Mystery of the Albany Mummies

From the Nile to the Hudson, the story of how two Egyptian mummies joined an American museum collection.

Plato's Statesman

Explores the interplay between the dramatic form of the dialogue and the basic themes it addresses.

Modern Philosophy

This textbook is part of a collection of course materials available to students because of a collaboration between SUNY OER Services and 64 ink™, an imprint of SUNY Press. All of the course materials ...

Public Health in Pharmacy Practice

This textbook is part of a collection of course materials available to students because of a collaboration between SUNY OER Services and 64 ink™, an imprint of SUNY Press. All of the course materials ...

Intimately Unfamiliar

Showcases the latest trends in art and design, from painting and sculpture to photography, printmaking, and metals.

The Suffragents

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.

Material Acts in Everyday Hindu Worlds

Broadens the parameters of religious studies by accounting for material acts that help shape religious worlds.

Ethics and Accountability on the US Supreme Court

Examines the causes and consequences of recusal behavior on the US Supreme Court.

Invisible Hosts

Provides a rhetorical analysis of female spirit medium's autobiographies in the historical and social contexts of Victorian era America.

Levinas, Adorno, and the Ethics of the Material Other

A provocative examination of the consequences of Levinas’s and Adorno’s thought for contemporary ethics and political philosophy.

Intimate Memory

Sheds new light on pre-modern Chinese gender relationships in the context of marriage, male Confucian literati self-presentation, and social networks.

Catalyzing the Field

A rich collection of essays about the inner, shared experiences of participants engaged in second-person approaches to contemplative practice.

Sixty-Four Campuses—One University

Handsome, fully illustrated history of the sixty-four State University of New York campuses.

Political Liberalism

Edited by Shaun P. Young
Subjects: History

Leading theorists explore the concept of political liberalism.

Blows to the Head

A provocative tale of an unlikely contender and her midlife transformation through boxing.

Cycling the Hudson and Champlain Valleys

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.

Another Mind-Body Problem

Demonstrates the profound overlap of philosophy’s mind-body problem and various racist doctrines found in thinkers ranging from Descartes to Kant.

Material Insurgency

Examines emerging new materialist and posthuman conceptions of subjectivity and agency, and explores their increasing significance for contemporary climate change environmentalism.

The Politics of Persuasion

Examines how the US media covers high-profile public policy issues in the context of competing claims about media bias.

Hopes and Expectations

Describes in rich detail African American daily life among free blacks in the North in the 1860s.

Being Measured

Advances an interpretation of Aristotle’s theory of truth in terms of accurate measurement.

Possessed Voices

Analyzes audio recordings of interwar Hebrew plays, providing a new model for the use of sound in theater studies.

Human Rights Standards

A bracing critique of human rights law and activism from the perspective of the Global South.