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University of California Press

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Historical atlas of the United States : with original maps by Derek Hayes( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Using more than five hundred historical maps from collections around the world, this stunning book is the first to tell the story of America's past from a unique geographical perspective. Covering more than half a millennium in U.S. history--from conception to colonization to Hurricane Katrina--this atlas documents the discoveries and explorations, the intrigue and negotiations, the technology and the will that led the United States to become what it is today. Richly detailed, visually breathtaking maps are accompanied by extended captions that elucidate the stories and personalities behind their creation. Coasts and mountains, rivers and lakes, and peaks and plains are described by explorers encountering them for the first time. These maps can convey explorers' ideas of what lay over the mountains ahead, their notions about what was discovered, and their explanations of the land's potential for sponsors back home. The maps can also show a promoter's attempt to sell his project to settlers or a general's assessment of a coming battle. They chart the wars that created and molded the country: the French and Indian War and the War for Independence; the Mexican and Civil Wars; the numerous Indian wars; as well as more localized battles of conquest and survival. Readers can follow the progression of map creation and design as more knowledge was gained about the American continent. Distilling an enormous amount of information into one handsome volume, the Historical Atlas of the United States highlights the evolution of geographical knowledge at the same time that it presents a fascinating chronicle of the expansion and development of a nation."--Publisher description
Rhapsodies in black : art of the Harlem Renaissance by Rhapsodies in Black: Art of the Harlem Renaissance (Exhibition)( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhapsodies in Black takes a fresh look at the Harlem Renaissance, contesting narrow interpretations of it as an isolated phenomenon confined to artists of color inhabiting a few square miles of Manhattan and, instead, recognizing it as a historical moment of global significance, with connections to Europe, Africa, the Caribbean, and other parts of the United States, in particular Chicago and the Deep South. Like jazz musicians, the artists of the Harlem Renaissance era traveled and interacted, and their art was cosmopolitan, inspired by European modernism as well as the cultural and artistic groundswell of black America
What it means to be 98% chimpanzee : apes, people, and their genes by Jonathan Marks( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presenting the field of molecular anthropology - a synthesis of the holistic approach of anthropology with the reductive approach of molecular genetics - this text provides an understanding of the science of human evolution and confronts the problems of racial classification in science head on
Shaping the Sierra : nature, culture, and conflict in the changing West by Timothy P Duane( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timothy P. Duane documents the impact of rapid population growth on the culture, economy, and ecology of the Sierra Nevada since the late 1960s. He also recommends innovative policies for mitigating the negative effects of future population growth in this spectacular but threatened region, as well as throughout the rural West
Selected poetry and prose [of] Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson( )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of Samuel Johnson's best work. This book comprises Johnson's letters, his major poems (including "London"), "Rasselas", twenty-one "Rambler", nineteen "Idlers", the "Prefaces to the Dictionary", the edition of Shakespeare, and the "Lives of the Poets: Cowley, Milton, Swift, Pope, Savage, Collins, and Gray."
The dragon in the gate : studies in the poetry of G. M. Hopkins by Elisabeth Wintersteen Schneider( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weimar on the Pacific : German exile culture in Los Angeles and the crisis of modernism by Ehrhard Bahr( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1930s and 40s, Los Angeles became an unlikely cultural sanctuary for a distinguished group of German artists and intellectuals--including Thomas Mann, Theodore W. Adorno, Bertolt Brecht, Fritz Lang, and Arnold Schoenberg--who had fled Nazi Germany. During their years in exile, they would produce a substantial body of major works to address the crisis of modernism that resulted from the rise of National Socialism. Weimar Germany and its culture, with its meld of eighteenth-century German classicism and twentieth-century modernism, served as a touchstone for this group of diverse talents and opinions. This is the first book to examine these artists and intellectuals as a group. Ehrhard Bahr studies selected works of Adorno, Horkheimer, Brecht, Lang, Neutra, Schindler, Döblin, Mann, and Schoenberg, weighing Los Angeles's influence on them and their impact on German modernism. Touching on such examples as film noir and Thomas Mann's Doctor Faustus, Bahr shows how this community of exiles reconstituted modernism in the face of the traumatic political and historical changes they were living through--From publisher description
Disease change and the role of medicine : the Navajo experience by Stephen J Kunitz( )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Kunitz's work raises crucial issues for public policy in the medical field, and will be valuable for social scientists, physicians, and health professionals concerned with the social context of public health and other medical facilities
Contemporary Irish poetry : an anthology( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masters of light : conversations with contemporary cinematographers by Dennis Schaefer( )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Through conversations held with fifteen of the most accomplished contemporary cinematographers, the authors explore the working world of the person who controls the visual look and style of a film."--Cover
Inspirations unbidden : the "terrible sonnets" of Gerard Manley Hopkins by Daniel A Harris( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lula of Brazil : the story so far by Richard Bourne( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Lula's childhood hardships in an impoverished family, his days as a trade unionist, and the strike movement that brought down Brazil's military dictatorship. This book chronicles Lula's campaigns for the presidency of Brazil, his first term in office beginning in 2002, a corruption scandal, and his reelection in 2006
Two Jewish justices : outcasts in the promised land by Robert A Burt( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Magna Carta manifesto : liberties and commons for all by Peter Linebaugh( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This remarkable book shines a fierce light on the current state of liberty and shows how longstanding restraints against tyranny - and the rights of habeas corpus, trial by jury, and due process of law, and the prohibition of torture - are being abridged. In providing a sweeping history of Magna Carta, the source of these protections since 1215, this powerful book demonstrates how these ancient rights are repeatedly laid aside when the greed of privatization, the lust for power, and the ambition of empire seize a state. Peter Linebaugh draws on primary sources to construct a wholly original history of the Great Charter and its scarcely-known companion, the Charter of the Forest, which was created at the same time to protect the subsistence rights of the poor
La belle captive : a novel by Alain Robbe-Grillet( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nouveau roman featuring a non-story, narrated by an anti-narrator who murders to dismember, literally or metaphorically. Illustrated with surrealistic paintings by the late Rene Magritte. The author wrote the scenario for the film, Last Year at Marienbad
The Larkin papers : personal, business, and official correspondence of Thomas Oliver Larkin, merchant and United States consul in California by Thomas Oliver Larkin( Book )

in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victorian book design and colour printing by Ruari McLean( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Colour printing and the decoration and illustration of books and their bindings flourished in England in an extraordinary and unprecedented way between about 1830 and 1880. Ruari McLean describes how the period begins with the introduction of chromolithography and the inventions of Baxter and others, and ends with the introduction around 1880 of photo-mechanical methods, which spelled the death of old hand crafts whose triumphs and even excesses are the subject of this book"--Dust jacket flap
Of rule and revenue by Margaret Levi( )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margaret Levi's wide-ranging theoretical and historical study demonstrates the importance of political relative to economic factors in accounting for revenue production policies
Cultural anthropology : journal of the Society for Cultural Anthropology by Society for Cultural Anthropology (U.S.)( )

in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The road to 9/11 : wealth, empire, and the future of America by Peter Dale Scott( )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an ambitious, meticulous examination of how U.S. foreign policy since the 1960s has led to partial or total cover-ups of past domestic criminal acts, including, perhaps, the catastrophe of 9/11. Peter Dale Scott, whose previous books have investigated CIA involvement in southeast Asia, the drug wars, and the Kennedy assassination, here probes how the policies of presidents since Nixon have augmented the tangled bases for the 2001 terrorist attack. Scott shows how America's expansion into the world since World War II has led to momentous secret decision making at high levels. He demonstrates how these decisions by small cliques are responsive to the agendas of private wealth at the expense of the public, of the democratic state, and of civil society. He shows how, in implementing these agendas, U.S. intelligence agencies have become involved with terrorist groups they once backed and helped create, including al Qaeda
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Historical atlas of the United States : with original maps
Rhapsodies in black : art of the Harlem RenaissanceWhat it means to be 98% chimpanzee : apes, people, and their genesSelected poetry and prose [of] Samuel JohnsonWeimar on the Pacific : German exile culture in Los Angeles and the crisis of modernismDisease change and the role of medicine : the Navajo experienceMasters of light : conversations with contemporary cinematographersLula of Brazil : the story so farThe Magna Carta manifesto : liberties and commons for allOf rule and revenue
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