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The Algonquin Round Table

The facts and legends of New York's famed artistic hub told by one of its key participants.

Class-Conscious Coal Miners

Multifaceted study of Pennsylvania's coal miners during the post-World War One era.

The Hebrew Falcon

By Roman Vater
Subjects: History

A pioneering study of a formative chapter in Middle East intellectual history, examining the historical myth that underlies the "Canaanite" brand of Israeli nationalist anti-Zionism.

Geophilosophy of the Mediterranean

Aims to rethink Europe under the sign of openness and hospitality, starting from the Mediterranean—the sea that is so important for the history of the entire West—a sea of differences with a deep unitary root conceived as a paradigm for rethinking new and original forms of social and political coexistence.

Hopelessly Alien

An in-depth sociological investigation of "hope" as it applies to the Italian immigrant experience in the blue-collar suburb of Chicago Heights between 1910 and 1950.

The Serpent's Plumes

Draws on Nahua concepts to explore Nahua literary production and contributions to cultural activism from the 1980s to the present.

Mental Health Resilience

Examines the forms of support, resources, and opportunities a person with mental illness requires to have the resilience needed for mental health recovery.

Soundings in Context

Renowned poets and scholars address the question of how poetry sounds and signifies in different contexts.

Listening to Others

A collection of original essays and previously untranslated critical writings on the renowned Brazilian documentary filmmaker, Eduardo Coutinho.

Action, Embodied Mind, and Life World

Combines phenomenology with the "enactivist" approach to consciousness theory and recent emotion research to explore the way self-motivated action plans shape selective attention, exploration, and ultimately the mind's interpretation of reality - in philosophy, psychology, cultural awareness, and our personal lives.

Phenomenology in an African Context

The first edited collection to offer a systematic introduction to African phenomenology.

African American Coping in the Political Sphere

Explores the influence coping has had on African Americans' political attitudes and behaviors.

Recentering the Self

Reformulates the notion of the ego and provides a new perspective for understanding ego development and the role of the ego in spiritual life.

Italian Trans Geographies

Provides a remapping of Italian and Italian American culture by retracing trans and gender-variant experiences within Italy and along diasporic routes.

Struck by Apollo

Retraces Hölderlin's journeys to Bordeaux and back in 1801–02, explaining why they are turning points in the great poet's life.

The Jazz Problem

How jazz spurred a generational debate that reshaped American culture.

Romantic Immanence

Offers a new, Spinozist framework for understanding encounters with otherness in Romantic literature as experiences of immanence.

Archaeology of Mountain Landscapes

Explores mountain regions as cultural landscapes that have been shaped by long-term human-environment interactions.

Walking as Artistic Practice

Accessible to a wide range of readers, from artists to commuters to nature lovers and beyond, who wish to expand their understanding of walking.

The Politics of Orientation

Interlinks Gilles Deleuze's critical philosophy with Niklas Luhmann's systems theory to unpack contemporary democratic politics as a contest for complexity-reducing orientation in sense.

The Ethnography of Tantra

Presents Tantra from an ethnographic vantage point, through a series of case studies grounded in diverse settings across contemporary Asia.

Translating Global Ideas

Explores the varying influence of foreign policy recommendations on education reforms in Chile, Argentina, and Colombia.

Is Harpo Free?

Examines how philosophical concepts like free will, personal identity, and goodness are given an artistic life in films and television programs.

Imagining the American Polity, Second Edition

Traces the history of the concept of democracy in the United States.

Agency and Ownership in Reconciliation

Drawing on the cases of South Africa, East Timor, Sierra Leone, and the Solomon Islands, examines how Truth and Reconciliation Commissions (TRCs) have engaged with youth in ways that represent their stories and reflect their substantive participatory capacity as political stakeholders.