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University of Minnesota Press

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  • Globalization from Belowby Donatella della Porta; Massimiliano Andretta; Lorenzo Mosca

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 75.00

    Presenting the first systematic empirical research on the global justice movement, Globalization from Below analyzes a movement from the viewpoints of the activists, organizers, and demonstrators themselves. The authors traveled to Genoa with anti-G8 protesters and collected data from more than 800 participants. They examine the interactions between... more...

  • New Downtown Nowby Mac Wellman; Young Jean Lee

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 75.00

    New Downtown Now brings together ten new works that exemplify the playfulness, excitement, and possibilities of the theater.The anthology includes Interim by Barbara Cassidy; Tragedy: a tragedy by Will Eno; Nine Come by Elana Greenfield; Sachiko and Enoshima Island by Madelyn Kent; The Appeal by Young Jean Lee; The Vomit Talk of Ghosts by Kevin Oakes;... more...

  • Incorporationsby Eva Cherniavsky

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 58.50

    Incorporations offers a new way of thinking about issues of race, bodies, and commodity culture. Moving beyond the study of identity and difference in media, Eva Cherniavsky asserts that race can be understood as a sign of the body's relation to capital. Cherniavsky demonstrates how representations of racial embodiment have evolved, and suggests... more...

  • Noise Ordersby David P. Brown

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 60.00

    In Noise Orders, David Brown locates jazz music within the broad aesthetic, political, and theoretical upheavals of our time, asserting that modern architecture can be strongly influenced by jazz improvisation. Comparing artists and architects with individuals and groups in jazz?including Piet Mondrian and boogie-woogie, John Cage and Rahsaan Roland... more...

  • Pure Beautyby Rebecca Chiyoko King-O?Riain

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 60.00

    Rebecca Chiyoko King-O'Riain studies Japanese American community beauty pageants in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Honolulu to discover how these pageants seek to maintain racial and ethnic purity amid shifting notions of cultural identity. Pure Beauty shows how racial and gendered meanings are enacted through the pageants, and reveals... more...

  • Ashes Taken for Fireby Kevin M. Bell

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 67.50

    Kevin Bell surveys fiction by Conrad, Woolf, Faulkner, West, Ellison, and Himes to argue that modernism exposes cultural identities such as blackness as mere strategies of conforming the self into belonging. For while blackness operates as a standard figural expression for disorientation, its presumably ?voided? character is reprojected in this work... more...

  • Mary McCarthyby Irvin Stock

    University of Minnesota Press 1968; US$ 36.00

    Mary McCarthy - American Writers 72 was first published in 1968. 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. more...

  • Letters from Side Lakeby Peter M. Leschak

    University of Minnesota Press 1992; US$ 51.00

    After a brief taste of urban life, and convinced that nothing equaled the formidable challenge of life in the heart of the vast woods, Peter M. Leschak returned to northern Minnesota. Letters from Side Lake chronicles the marvelous range of adventures and reflections?described with thoughtfulness and humor?springing from his pioneer-like existence.... more...

  • Year of Passagesby Réda Bensmaïa; Tom Conley

    University of Minnesota Press 1995; US$ 67.50

    A hilarious portrait of a figure shuttling between different continents, cultures, and idioms just after the collapse of French-Algerian relations in 1992. Narrated by a North African author exiled to the United States because he has been condemned by religious fanatics after the publication of his novel entitled Dead Letters, Bensmaïa's knowledge... more...

  • Minstrelby Jim Klobuchar

    University of Minnesota Press 1997; US$ 54.00

    In this memoir Jim Klobuchar, Minnesota?s beloved columnist, tells the stunning story of a life in the newsroom covering politics, sports, and the ordinary people he calls ?heroes.? more...