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University of Minnesota Press

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  • Making Easy Listeningby Tim J. Anderson

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 69.00

    In Making Easy Listening, Tim J. Anderson analyzes the period between the Second World War and the mid-1960s that saw the American music industry engaged in a fundamental transformation in how music was produced and experienced. Anderson presents a social and cultural history of musical production that aims to understand how recording technologies... more...

  • St. Paul’s Architectureby Jeffrey A. Hess; Paul Clifford Larson

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 34.95

    From the grand boulevard of Summit Avenue to the gleaming State Capitol, St. Paul's Architecture presents more than 225 notable surviving buildings and the history of several neighborhoods in the city. With historical photographs and illustrations, this engaging book is a valuable resource not only for those interested in architectural heritage... more...

  • Avatars of Storyby Marie-Laure Ryan

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 60.00

    Marie-Laure Ryan moves beyond literary works to examine other media, especially electronic narrative forms, revealing how story, a form of meaning that transcends cultures and media, achieves diversity by presenting itself under multiple avatars. Ryan considers texts such as the reality television show Survivor, the film The Truman Show, and software-driven... more...

  • Model-Minority Imperialismby Victor Bascara

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 58.50

    Focusing on the terms of Asian American assimilation and the rise of the model-minority myth, Victor Bascara examines the resurgence of empire as a tool for understanding the legacy of American imperialism. Model-Minority Imperialism links geopolitical dramas of twentieth-century empire building with domestic controversies of U.S. racial order by examining... more...

  • What Have They Built You to Do?by Matthew Frye Jacobson; Gaspar González

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 60.00

    In What Have They Built You to Do??a key line of dialogue from the original film?Matthew Frye Jacobson and Gaspar González undertake an ambitious reexamination of The Manchurian Candidate. Through their multifaceted analysis of the film in all its incarnations, Jacobson and González raise provocative questions about power and anxiety in American politics... more...

  • American Elegyby Max Cavitch

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 67.50

    American Elegy reconnects the study of early American poetry to the broadest currents of literary and cultural criticism. Max Cavitch begins by considering eighteenth-century elegists such as Franklin and Bradstreet. He then turns to elegy's adaptations during the Jacksonian age. Devoting unprecedented attention to the early African-American elegy,... more...

  • Minnesota’s Geologyby Richard W. Ojakangas; Charles L. Matsch

    University of Minnesota Press 1982; US$ 90.00

    Minnesota?s Geology provides a history of the past 3.5 billion years in the area?s development. In accessible language, Minnesota-based geologists Richard W. Ojakangas and Charles L. Matsch tell the story of the state?s past and offer a guide for those who want to read geological history firsthand from the rocks and landscapes of today. "Minnesota?s... more...

  • Daughters of the Dreamingby Diane Bell

    University of Minnesota Press 1993; US$ 90.00

    This new edition, which is based on research done in the 1970s, includes an epilogue in which Bell reflects on her original fieldwork from the perspective of the 1990s, examining the changes in the field and in feminist theory and practice. more...

  • North Writers IIby John Henricksson; Paul Gruchow

    University of Minnesota Press 1997; US$ 48.00

    The essays included in North Writers II explore the special relationship that exists between the people of northern Minnesota and the rugged yet beautiful landscape that surrounds them. more...

  • Stopping the Pressesby Marda Liggett Woodbury

    University of Minnesota Press 1998; US$ 60.00

    In the 1920s and 30s, Minneapolis was crime city. Gangsters and politicians were partners running the Twin Cities? illegal gambling, prostitution, and liquor concerns. Stopping the Presses is a searing look at this corrupt time, told through the life of martyred journalist Walter W. Liggett by his daughter, who finally sets the record straight. more...