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  • Walt Whitman Among the Frenchby Betsy Erkkila

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 38.50

    As the first full treatment of Walt Whitman's French sources and his later impact on French writers, this book revises our image of the poet and challenges many critical assumptions. Originally published in 1980. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the... more...

  • Flesh-Coloured Dominoesby Zigmunds Skujin?; Kaija Straumanis

    Arcadia Books Limited 2014; US$ 10.19

    When Baroness Valtraute von Bruegen?s officer husband?s body is severed in two she is delighted to find that the lower half has been sewn onto the upper body of the humble local Captain Ulste. She conceives a child only to see the return of her husband in one piece. What happens next is both indescribably funny and darkly painful. A beautifully written... more...

  • The Weight of Imagesby Katariina Kyrölä

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    The Weight of Images explores the ways in which media images can train their viewers’ bodies. Proposing a shift away from an understanding of spectatorship as being constituted by acts of the mind, this book favours a theorization of relations between bodies and images as visceral, affective engagements that shape our body image - with close attention... more...

  • The State versus the Individualby Katariina Simonen

    BRILL 2011; US$ 196.00

    The question of humanitarian intervention´s legality remains unanswered to date. This book offers a new approach to the legality issue by combining legal theory and international law. With humanitarian intervention, hard choices still have to be made by the international lawgiver. more...

  • The Wicked Sistersby Betsy Erkkila

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 35.00

    This examination of the lives and poetic works of Emily Dickinson, Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, Adrienne Rich and Gwendolyn Brooks focuses on the historical struggles between women writers and feminists. It traces the conflict that has taken place through the generations. more...

  • Ezra Poundby Betsy Erkkila

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 107.00

    A collection of the reviews of Pound's work that were published in his lifetime. more...

  • Government Transparencyby Tero Erkkilä

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    Transparency has become a global concept of responsible government. This book argues that the transnational discourse of transparency promotes potentially contradictory policy ideas that can lead to unintended consequences. It critically examines whether or not increased transparency really leads to increased democratic accountability. more...

  • Global University Rankingsby Tero Erkkilä

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00

    This collection explores global university rankings and their effects on European higher education policies, disciplinary traditions and higher education institutions. more...

  • High Tideby Inga Abele; Kaija Straumanis

    Open Letter 2013; US$ 9.99

    The story of a woman's life told in reverse, this is the first Latvian novel to be published in America. more...

  • The Dark Side of Childhood in Late Antiquity and the Middle Agesby Katariina Mustakallio; Christian Laes

    Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 28.00

    This volume examines conceptions, ideas and habits connected with children in Antiquity and the Middle Ages, focusing on the "dark sides of childhood" in the pre-modern world. The authors investigate the long-term attitudes of people, as well as ruptures in habits and customs. The book is divided into three parts. "Unwanted" deals... more...