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University of California Press

Works: 2,218 works in 2,424 publications in 1 language and 33,677 library holdings
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Classifications: PR4803.H44, 821.8
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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 1,405 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
Independent spirits : women painters of the American West, 1890-1945 by Patricia Trenton( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brilliantly illustrated with more than 100 color plates, this book is a rich compendium of Western art by women, including those of American Indian, Mexican, African, and Asian heritage. The essays examine economic, social, and political forces that shaped this art over years of profound change. The dynamic growth of the West altered the role of women and opened new opportunities within the dominant culture, beginning in the late nineteenth century. In contrast to the East, the West was less constrained by tradition and social hierarchy: Western women had more freedom than their Eastern counterparts in almost every sphere of creative endeavor. In most Western states women had the vote before 1915, five years before the passage of the 19th Amendment. By 1924 the West had sent the first women to the U.S. Congress and had elected two woman governors (Wyoming and Texas) and a woman mayor of a large city (Seattle). Sometimes following the art currents of the times, sometimes working apart from them, women artists in the West painted in a variety of styles that included Realism, Impressionism, Symbolism, and Surrealism. Many of these women pursued additional careers in order to support the making of art. Some owned art galleries, others avidly collected art, while still others preferred to write art criticism in widely read publications. Many shared their talents by teaching classes and administering art programs in schools and colleges
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 1,265 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
Historical atlas of the United States : with original maps by Derek Hayes( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,264 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 Hayward Gallery( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,235 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
Selected poetry and prose [of] Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson( )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1,213 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."
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 1,162 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 1,063 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
I heard it through the grapevine : rumor in African-American culture by Patricia A Turner( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen top cinematographers discuss their approaches to filmmaking, the films on which they have worked, and the techniques they have used to solve specific problems
Viator( )

in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dragon in the gate : studies in the poetry of G. M. Hopkins by Elisabeth Wintersteen Schneider( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 845 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
Of rule and revenue by Margaret Levi( )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 812 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
Contemporary Irish poetry : an anthology( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspirations unbidden : the "terrible sonnets" of Gerard Manley Hopkins by Daniel A Harris( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art, women, California 1950-2000 : parallels and intersections by Diana Burgess Fuller( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprehensive survey of women artists working in California in the second half of the twentieth century. How have women artists been affected by the vast sociopolitical changes of post-World War II era and how have the ensuing events influenced the art they produced? Exploration of the conjuncture between place and artistic activity from multiple perspectives: thematic, formal, social and historical
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
Two Jewish justices : outcasts in the promised land by Robert A Burt( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The erotic Whitman by Vivian R Pollak( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author explores the intimate relationships that contributed to Walt Whitman's imagination of masculinity in crisis. She maintains that in representing himself as a characteristic nineteenth-century American and in proposing to heal national ills, the poet was trying to temper his own inner conflicts as well. Integrating biography and criticism, Pllak employs a loosely chronological organization to describe the poet's multifaceted faith in sex. Drawing on his early fiction, journalism, letters, and notebook entries, she shows how in spite of his personal ambivalence about sustained erotic intimacy, Whitman came to imagine himself as the phallic choice of America
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What it means to be 98% chimpanzee : apes, people, and their genes
Independent spirits : women painters of the American West, 1890-1945Historical atlas of the United States : with original mapsRhapsodies in black : art of the Harlem RenaissanceSelected 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 experienceI heard it through the grapevine : rumor in African-American cultureMasters of light : conversations with contemporary cinematographers
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