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  • Remembering French Algeriaby Amy L. Hubbell

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00

    Colonized by the French in 1830, Algeria was an important French settler colony that, unlike its neighbors, endured a lengthy and brutal war for independence from 1954 to 1962. The nearly one million Pieds-Noirs (literally ?black-feet?) were former French citizens of Algeria who suffered a traumatic departure from their homes and discrimination upon... more...

  • The Newspaper Warriorby Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins; Carolyn Sorisio; Cari M. Carpenter

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 75.00

    Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins (Northern Paiute) has long been recognized as an important nineteenth-century American Indian activist and writer. Yet her acclaimed performances and speaking tours across the United States, along with the copious newspaper articles that grew out of those tours, have been largely ignored and forgotten.  The Newspaper... more...

  • Married or Single?by Catharine Maria Sedgwick; Deborah Gussman

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 30.00

    Married or Single? , published in 1857, was Catharine Maria Sedgwick?s final novel and a fitting climax to the career of one of antebellum America?s first and most successful woman writers. Insisting on women?s right to choose whether to marry, Married or Single? rejects the stigma of spinsterhood and offers readers a wider range of options for... more...

  • The Storyworld Accordby Erin James

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 60.00

    ?Storyworlds,? mental models of context and environment within which characters function, is a concept used to describe what happens in narrative. Narratologists agree that the concept of storyworlds best captures the ecology of narrative interpretation by allowing a fuller appreciation of the organization of both space and time, by recognizing reading... more...

  • The Ordinary Spacemanby Clayton C. Anderson; Nevada Barr

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 29.95

    What?s it like to travel at more than 850 MPH, riding in a supersonic T-38 twin turbojet engine airplane? What happens when the space station toilet breaks? How do astronauts ?take out the trash? on a spacewalk, tightly encapsulated in a space suit with just a few layers of fabric and Kevlar between them and the unforgiving vacuum of outer space?... more...

  • Alcohol and Nationhood in Nineteenth-Century Mexicoby Deborah Toner

    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...

  • Hunting Caribouby Karyn Sharp; Henry S. Sharp

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 43.50

    Denésuliné hunters range from deep in the Boreal Forest far into the tundra of northern Canada. Henry S. Sharp, a social anthropologist and ethnographer, spent several decades participating in fieldwork and observing hunts by this extended kin group. His daughter, Karyn Sharp, who is an archaeologist specializing in First Nations Studies and is Denésuliné,... more...

  • Travels with Frances Densmoreby Joan M. Jensen; Michelle Wick Patterson

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 75.00

    Over the first half of the twentieth century, scientist and scholar Frances Densmore (1867?1957) visited thirty-five Native American tribes, recorded more than twenty-five hundred songs, amassed hundreds of artifacts and Native-crafted objects, and transcribed information about Native cultures. Her visits to indigenous groups included meetings with... more...

  • The Heart in the Glass Jarby William E. French

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 35.00

    The Heart in the Glass Jar begins with one man?s literal heart (that of a prominent statesman in mid-nineteenth-century Mexico) but is truly about the hearts, bodies, legal entanglements, and letters?as both symbols and material objects?of northern Mexicans from the 1860s through the 1930s.   William E. French?s innovative study of courtship... more...

  • Before Boasby Han F. Vermeulen

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 75.00

    The history of anthropology has been written from multiple viewpoints, often from perspectives of gender, nationality, theory, or politics. Before Boas delves deeper into issues concerning anthropology?s academic origins to present a groundbreaking study that reveals how ethnology and ethnography originated during the eighteenth rather than the... more...