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University of Minnesota Press

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  • Epicurus and His Philosophyby Norman Wentworth DeWitt

    University of Minnesota Press 1954; US$ 75.00

    Epicurus and His Philosophy was first published in 1954. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. In this volume, the first comprehensive book in English about Epicurus, existing data on the life... more...

  • Gaming at the Edgeby Adrienne Shaw

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; US$ 75.00

    Video games have long been seen as the exclusive territory of young, heterosexual white males. In a media landscape dominated by such gamers, players who do not fit this mold, including women, people of color, and LGBT people, are often brutalized in forums and in public channels in online play. Discussion of representation of such groups in games... more...

  • Impossible Heightsby Adnan Morshed

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; US$ 112.50

    The advent of the airplane and skyscraper in 1920s and ?30s America offered the population an entirely new way to look at the world: from above. The captivating image of an airplane flying over the rising metropolis led many Americans to believe a new civilization had dawned. In Impossible Heights , Adnan Morshed examines the aesthetics that emerged... more...

  • Civil Rights Childhoodby Katharine Capshaw

    University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 90.00

    Childhood joy, pleasure, and creativity are not often associated with the civil rights movement. Their ties to the movement may have faded from historical memory, but these qualities received considerable photographic attention in that tumultuous era. Katharine Capshaw?s Civil Rights Childhood reveals how the black child has been?and continues... more...

  • Scenes of Projectionby Jill H. Casid

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; US$ 82.50

    Theorizing vision and power at the intersections of the histories of psychoanalysis, media, scientific method, and colonization, Scenes of Projection poaches the prized instruments at the heart of the so-called scientific revolution: the projecting telescope, camera obscura, magic lantern, solar microscope, and prism. From the beginnings of what... more...

  • Discipline of Architectureby Andrzej Piotrowski; Julia Williams Robinson

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 82.50

    The essays collected in this groundbreaking volume address the current state of architecture as an academic and professional discipline. Often critical of the current paradigm, these essays offer a provocative challenge to accepted assumptions about the production, dissemination, and reception of architectural knowledge. more...

  • States of Exceptionby Keya Ganguly

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 70.50

    A philosophical anthropology of everyday experience, this book is also a deeply informed and thought-provoking reflection on the work of cultural critique. States of Exception looks into a community of immigrants from India living in southern New Jersey?a group to whom the author, as a daughter of two of its members, enjoyed unprecedented access. more...

  • Textures of Placeby Paul C. Adams; Steven Hoelscher; Karen E. Till

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 105.00

    The contributors to this volume?distinguished scholars from geography, art history, philosophy, anthropology, and American and English literature?investigate the ways in which place is embedded in everyday experience, its crucial role in the formation of group and individual identity, and its ability to reflect and reinforce power relations. more...

  • Fawn Islandby Douglas Wood

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 23.00

    Fawn Island is a place where crows serve as alarm clocks, white-throated sparrows leave the tracks of their songs upon the evening hush, and chickadees help a woodsman learn to whistle. The island is also a jumping-off place for journeys large and small, earthly and spiritual?to nearby Mallard Island, Gull Island, or Bald Rock, by sea kayak into the... more...

  • Siberian Villageby Bella Bychkova Jordan; Terry G. Jordan-Bychkov

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 40.00

    A fascinating portrait of the history and landscape of this remote settlement. more...