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  • 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 Inevitable Bandstandby Charles V. Heath

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 30.00

    In the hands of the state, music is a political tool. The Banda de Música del Estado de Oaxaca (State Band of Oaxaca, BME), a civil organization nearly as old as the modern state of Oaxaca itself, offers unique insights into the history of a modern political state.   In The Inevitable Bandstand , Charles V. Heath examines the BME?s role as a part... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Grizzly Westby Michael J Dax

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 37.50

    Environmentalists and the timber industry do not often collaborate, but in the years immediately following gray wolf reintroduction in the interior American West, a plan to reintroduce grizzly bears to the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness of Idaho and Montana brought these odd bedfellows together. The partnership won praise from diverse interests across... more...

  • Cather Studies, Volume 10by Cather Studies; Richard H. Millington; Anne L Kaufman

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 40.00

    Willa Cather and the Nineteenth Century explores, with textual specificity and historical alertness, the question of how the cultures of the nineteenth century?the cultures that shaped Willa Cather?s childhood, animated her education, supplied her artistic models, generated her inordinate ambitions, and gave embodiment to many of her deeply held... more...

  • Gendering Radicalismby Beth Slutsky

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 45.00

    In 1919 Charlotte Anita Whitney, a wealthy white woman, received one of the first Communist Labor Party membership cards for the charter group of the northern California Communist Labor Party. Less than a decade later in Berkeley, California, a Jewish woman named Dorothy Ray Healey became a card-carrying member of the Young Communist League. Nearly... more...

  • A Scientific Way of Warby Ian Clarence Hope

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00

    While faith in the Enlightenment was waning elsewhere by 1850, at the United States Military Academy at West Point and in the minds of academy graduates serving throughout the country Enlightenment thinking persisted, asserting that war was governable by a grand theory accessible through the study of military science. Officers of the regular army... more...

  • Tales from the Journey of the Deadby Alan Boye

    UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 26.95

    One hundred miles south of Albuquerque, two parallel chains of mountains isolate a 120-mile jumble of black rock, dry lake beds, flesh-colored sand, and desolation. This is the Jornada del Muerto , the Journey of the Dead. So named because of a particular death centuries ago, this desert has witnessed many tales of loss and destruction. Alan Boye... more...