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University of Minnesota Press

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  • A Geology of Mediaby Jussi Parikka

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Media history is millions, even billions, of years old. That is the premise of this pioneering and provocative book, which argues that to adequately understand contemporary media culture we must set out from material realities that precede media themselves?Earth?s history, geological formations, minerals, and energy. And to do so, writes Jussi Parikka,... more...

  • Necromediaby Marcel O'Gorman

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Contents Introduction 1. Necromedia Theory and Posthumanism 2. Border Disorder 3. Telephone, Pager, Two-Way Speaker, and Other Technologies of Betrayal 4. Dreadmill 5. Angels in Digital Armor: Technoculture, Terror Management, and the Antihero 6. Cycle of Dread 7. Speculative Realism Unchained: A Love Story 8. Myth of the Steersman 9. Digital... more...

  • The Ravensby Vidar Sundstøl; Tiina Nunnally

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Vidar Sundstøl is the author of seven novels, including the internationally best-selling Minnesota Trilogy, whose first two volumes, The Land of Dreams and Only the Dead , are published by the University of Minnesota Press. Tiina Nunnally has translated more than sixty works of fiction from the Nordic languages, including Sigrid Undset's Kristin... more...

  • Genetic Geographiesby Catherine Nash

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    What might be wrong with genetic accounts of personal or shared ancestry and origins? Genetic studies are often presented as valuable ways of understanding where we come from and how people are related. In Genetic Geographies , Catherine Nash pursues their troubling implications for our perception of sexual and national, as well as racial, difference.... more...

  • Making Other Worlds Possibleby Gerda Roelvink; Kevin St. Martin; J. K. Gibson-Graham

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    There is no doubt that ?economy? is a keyword in contemporary life, yet what constitutes economy is increasingly contested terrain. Interested in building ?other worlds,? J. K. Gibson-Graham have argued that the economy is not only diverse but also open to experimentations that foreground the well-being of humans and nonhumans alike. Making Other... more...

  • We Know How This Endsby Bruce H. Kramer; Cathy Wurzer

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    "As Bruce?s yoga teacher, student, and friend, I have witnessed the story behind this magnificent tale of becoming. I have watched his strength, his grace, and his willingness to love. Bruce?s prose is courageous and penetrating, elegant and unprecedented. This book will change your life."?Matthew Sanford, author of Waking: A Memoir of Trauma and... more...

  • Zoo Renewalby Lisa Uddin

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Contents Acknowledgments Introduction: On Feeling Bad at the Zoo 1. Shame and the Naked Cage 2. Zoo Slum Clearance in Washington, D.C. 3. Mohini?s Bodies 4. White Open Spaces in San Diego County 5. Looking Endangered Afterword: Good Feelings in Seattle Notes Index more...

  • Wildlife in the Anthropoceneby Jamie Lorimer

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Contents Introduction: After the Anthropocene 1. Wildlife: Companion Elephants and New Grounds for Multinatural Conservation 2. Nonhuman Charisma: Counting Corncrakes and Learning to Be Affected in Multispecies Worlds 3. Biodiversity as Biopolitics: Cutting Up Wildlife and Choreographing Conservation in the United Kingdom 4. Conservation as Composition:... more...

  • A Shadow over Palestineby Keith P. Feldman

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Contents Prologue: James Baldwin in the Holy Land Introduction: The Symbolic Storehouse of Liberal Freedom 1. Specters of Genocide: Cold War Exceptions and the Contradictions of Liberalism 2. Black Power?s Palestine: Permanent War and the Global Freedom Struggle 3. Jewish Conversions: Colorblindness, Anti-Imperialism, and Jewish National Liberation... more...

  • Tony Olivaby Thom Henninger; Patrick Reusse

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Contents Foreword Patrick Reusse Preface 1. Young Pedro 2. Life after Cuba Closes 3. The Minor Leagues 4. A Fast Start to a Big League Career 5. Injured Rookie Wins Unprecedented Batting Crown 6. Oliva Leads Pennant Push 7. Life?s Highs and Lows 8. The Great Pennant Race of 1967 9. Marriage and Family in the Year of the Pitcher 10. Baseball?s... more...