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- UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 26.95
In 1965 George Gmelch signed a contract to play professional baseball with the Detroit Tigers organization. Growing up sheltered in an all-white, affluent San Francisco suburb, he knew little of the world outside. Over the next four seasons, he came of age in baseball?s Minor Leagues through experiences ranging from learning the craft of the professional... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 19.95
For decades a restorer of old homes, Connie Wanek shows us that poetry is everywhere, encountered as easily in the waterways, landscapes, and winters of Minnesota, as in the old roofs and darkened drawers of a home long uninhabited. Rival Gardens includes more than thirty unpublished poems, along with poems selected from three previous books?all... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 65.00
Coming of Age in Chicago explores a watershed moment in American anthropology, when an unprecedented number of historians and anthropologists of all subfields gathered on the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition fairgrounds, drawn together by the fair?s focus on indigenous peoples. Participants included people making a living with their research, sporadic... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 18.95
Bigfoot sightings have been reported in every state except Hawaii. Interest in this creature, which many believe to be as mythical as a leprechaun, is as strong today as ever, with the wildly popular show Finding Bigfoot persisting on the Animal Planet network and references to bigfoot appearing throughout popular culture. What is it about bigfoot... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 65.00
At its height the Creek Nation comprised a collection of multiethnic towns and villages stretching across large parts of Alabama, Georgia, and Florida. By the 1830s, however, the Creeks had lost almost all this territory through treaties and by the unchecked intrusion of white settlers who illegally expropriated Native soil. With the Jackson administration... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 60.00
Ceded to the United States under the terms of the Treaty of Paris after the Spanish-American War of 1898, Puerto Rico has since remained a colonial territory. Despite this subordinated colonial experience, however, Puerto Ricans managed to secure national Olympic representation in the 1930s and in so doing nurtured powerful ideas of nationalism.... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 24.95
A follow-up to Patrick Madden?s award-winning debut, this introspective and exuberant collection of essays is wide-ranging and wild, following bifurcating paths of thought to surprising connections. In Sublime Physick , Madden seeks what is common and ennobling among seemingly disparate, even divisive, subjects, ruminating on midlife, time, family,... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2011; US$ 60.00
Stories engage our emotions. We’ve known this at least since the days of Plato and Aristotle. What this book helps us to understand now is how our own emotions fundamentally organize and orient stories. In light of recent cognitive research and wide reading in different narrative traditions, Patrick Colm Hogan argues that the structure of stories... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 50.00
Lia Nicole Brozgal is an assistant professor of French and francophone studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her articles have appeared in Contemporary French Civilization , French Studie s, and French Forum . more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 30.00
Drawing on an analysis of issues surrounding the consumption of alcohol in a diverse range of source materials, including novels, newspapers, medical texts, and archival records, this lively and engaging interdisciplinary study explores sociocultural nation-building processes in Mexico between 1810 and 1910. Examining the historical importance of... more...