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- LSU Press 2007; US$ 15.95
In 1727, twelve nuns left France to establish a community of Ursuline nuns in New Orleans, the capital of the French colony of Louisiana. Notable for founding a school that educated all free girls, regardless of social rank, the Ursulines also ran an orphanage, administered the colony?s military hospital, and sustained an aggressive program of catechesis... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 24.99
Exotic, seductive, and doomed: the antebellum mixed-race free woman of color has long operated as a metaphor for New Orleans. Commonly known as a "quadroon," she and the city she represents rest irretrievably condemned in the popular historical imagination by the linked sins of slavery and interracial sex. However, as Emily Clark shows, the rich archives... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Bringing the study of early modern Christianity into dialogue with Atlantic history, this collection provides a longue durée investigation of women and religion within a transatlantic context. Taking as its starting point the work of Natalie Zemon Davis on the effects of confessional difference among women in the age of religious reformations, the... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 92.34
This book will help post-secondary educators to discover the joys and challenges of implementing theoretically grounded civic engagement projects on their campuses. The essays on civic engagement and public scholarship are written by an interdisciplinary group of community college faculty who have designed and implemented civic engagement projects... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2017; US$ 143.00
In 1978, Nelson Goodman explored the relation of ?worlds? to language and literature, formulating the term, ?worldmaking? to suggest that many other worlds can as plausibly exist as the ?world? we know right now. We cannot catch or know ?the world? as such: all we can catch are the world versions - descriptions, views or workings of the world ? that... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2015; US$ 15.99
One night four lives entered the world by the hands of an Amish midwife, just outside North Star, Pennsylvania. Rebekah?s Babies, as they are called, are now grown adults and in four heartwarming novellas each young person experiences a journey of discovery, a possibility of love, and the wonder of Christmas. Guiding Star by Katie Ganshert... more...
- LSU Press 2005; US$ 39.95
French colonial Louisiana has failed to occupy a place in the historic consciousness of the United States, perhaps owing to its short duration (1699--1762) and its standing outside the dominant narrative of the British colonies in North America. This anthology seeks to locate early Louisiana in its proper place, bringing together a broad range of... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 74.99
Celebrating 100 years of Peter Pan, this fourth volume in the Centennial Studies series explores the cultural contents of Barrie's creation and the continuing impact of Peter Pan on children's literature and popular culture today, especially focusing on the fluctuations of time and narrative strategies. more...
- Conjunctions 2016; US$ 9.99
New writings on the topic of friendship from Stephen O?Connor, Joyce Carol Oates, Robert Clark, Elizabeth Gaffney, Rick Moody and Darcey Steinke, and more. Aristotle proposed that a friend is, in essence, ?another self,? and it is indisputable that our relationships with our friends are nearly as complex as the ones we have with ourselves: One... more...