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Balancing the Economic Controls: A Review of the Economic Studies of the Employment Stabilization Research Institute, University of Minnesota Balancing the Economic Controls A Review of the Economic Studies of the Employment Stabilization Research Institute, University of Minnesota Russell A. Stevenson and Roland S. Vaile None
Balsam Fir: A Monographic Review Balsam Fir A Monographic Review E.V. Bakuzis and H.L. Hansen None
Bamako Sounds: The Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music Bamako Sounds The Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music Ryan Thomas Skinner 2015 Spring
A rich ethnography of contemporary urban life in Mali and its world-renowned yet little understood popular music culture
Bandits, Captives, Heroines, and Saints: Cultural Icons of Mexico’s Northwest Borderlands Bandits, Captives, Heroines, and Saints Cultural Icons of Mexico’s Northwest Borderlands Robert McKee Irwin 2007 Spring
Reinvigorates the mythic figures of Mexico’s anomalous zone
Bíos: Biopolitics and Philosophy Bíos Biopolitics and Philosophy Roberto Esposito 2008 Spring
A significant political theorist advances the discussion of biopolitics
Bar Yarns and Manic-Depressive Mixtapes: Jim Walsh on Music from Minneapolis to the Outer Limits Bar Yarns and Manic-Depressive Mixtapes Jim Walsh on Music from Minneapolis to the Outer Limits Jim Walsh 2016 Fall
Thirty years of pop, funk, rock and roll, up close and personal, from veteran Twin Cities journalist Jim Walsh
Barbarous Play: Race on the English Renaissance Stage Barbarous Play Race on the English Renaissance Stage Lara Bovilsky 2008 Spring
Identifies the parallels between early modern and present-day conceptions of race
Bargaining for Women’s Rights: Activism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy Bargaining for Women’s Rights Activism in an Aspiring Muslim Democracy Alice J. Kang 2015 Fall
Looking beyond stereotypes to explain the failures⎯and successes⎯of women’s rights politics in the Muslim world
Barnstorming the Prairies: How Aerial Vision Shaped the Midwest Barnstorming the Prairies How Aerial Vision Shaped the Midwest Jason Weems 2015 Fall
How flight led to a new view of the Midwest, making it the center of the nation in more ways than one
Barry Le Va: The Aesthetic Aftermath Barry Le Va The Aesthetic Aftermath Michael Maizels 2015 Fall
A pioneering study of one of contemporary art’s most compelling artists—and a new window on an era of social unrest
Bases for Effective Reading Bases for Effective Reading Miles A. Tinker None
Basic Sources on the MMPI-2 Basic Sources on the MMPI-2 James N. Butcher, Editor 2000 Fall
All the core research literature in one convenient, up-to-date volume.
Bataille’s Peak: Energy, Religion, and Postsustainability Bataille’s Peak Energy, Religion, and Postsustainability Allan Stoekl 2007 Fall
An audacious exploration of Bataille’s philosophy of energy within current conservation debates
Bauhaus Culture: From Weimar to the Cold War Bauhaus Culture From Weimar to the Cold War Kathleen James-Chakraborty, Editor 2006 Spring
Provides fresh insights on the Bauhaus from a historical perspective
Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design Bauhaus Weaving Theory From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design T’ai Smith 2014 Fall
Considers the role of the Bauhaus school’s weaving workshop in debates about craft and medium
Beaches, Ruins, Resorts: The Politics of Tourism in the Arab World Beaches, Ruins, Resorts The Politics of Tourism in the Arab World Waleed Hazbun 2008 Fall
How Arab states use tourism for their own ends
Bear Island: The War at Sugar Point Bear Island The War at Sugar Point Gerald Vizenor 2006 Spring
An award-winning Native American writer recounts the “last Indian war” in verse
Bearheart: The Heirship Chronicles Bearheart The Heirship Chronicles Gerald Vizenor 1990 Spring
Bearheart, Gerald Vizenors first novel, overturns “terminal creeds” and violence in a decadent material culture. American civilization has collapsed and Proude Cedarfair, his wife, Rosina, and a bizarre collection of disciples, are forced on a pilgrimage when government agents descend on the reservation to claim their sacred cedar trees for fuel. The tribal pilgrims reverse the sentiments of Manifest Destiny and travel south through the ruins of a white world that ran out of gas.
Beautiful Fighting Girl Beautiful Fighting Girl Saito Tamaki 2011 Spring
From Nausicaä to Sailor Moon, understanding girl heroines of manga and anime within otaku culture
Beautiful Wasteland: The Rise of Detroit as America’s Postindustrial Frontier Beautiful Wasteland The Rise of Detroit as America’s Postindustrial Frontier Rebecca J. Kinney 2016 Fall
What is the “new Detroit” that everyone keeps talking about?
Beauty, Honor, and Tradition: The Legacy of Plains Indian Shirts Beauty, Honor, and Tradition The Legacy of Plains Indian Shirts 2001 Fall
Celebrating the power, artistry, and history of these Plains Indian masterpieces.
Becoming Human: The Matter of the Medieval Child Becoming Human The Matter of the Medieval Child J. Allan Mitchell 2014 Spring
Can early concepts of being and becoming broaden our understanding of the human?
Becoming Past: History in Contemporary Art Becoming Past History in Contemporary Art Jane Blocker 2015 Fall
A brilliantly argued call for the presence of time and history in art today
Becoming-Woman Becoming-Woman Camilla Griggers 1996 Fall
Analyzes the construction of the feminine in contemporary American culture.
Before Intimacy: Asocial Sexuality in Early Modern England Before Intimacy Asocial Sexuality in Early Modern England Daniel Juan Gil 2005 Fall
An insightful reexamination of early modern sexuality
Beginning to See the Light: Sex, Hope, and Rock-and-Roll Beginning to See the Light Sex, Hope, and Rock-and-Roll Ellen Willis 2012 Fall
Ellen Willis traces the development of rock-and-roll and the legacy of the ’60s and ’70s
Beginning with Plato: Poems Beginning with Plato Poems Joseph Warren Beach None
Behavior Difficulties of Children as Perceived and Judged by Parents, Teachers, and Children Themselves Behavior Difficulties of Children as Perceived and Judged by Parents, Teachers, and Children Themselves William Griffiths None
Being a Skull: Place, Contact, Thought, Sculpturesee Being a Skull Place, Contact, Thought, Sculpturesee Georges Didi-Huberman 2016 Fall
A renowned art historian’s exploration of the work of the Italian artist Giuseppe Penone
Being Political: Genealogies of Citizenship Being Political Genealogies of Citizenship Engin F. Isin 2001 Fall
A provocative counterhistory-and a bold new approach-to notions of citizenship.
Being Together in Place: Indigenous Coexistence in a More Than Human World Being Together in Place Indigenous Coexistence in a More Than Human World Soren C. Larsen and Jay T. Johnson 2017 Fall
How place summons Native and non-Native people into dialogue to take up the challenging work of coexistence with each other and the nonhuman world
Belated Modernity and Aesthetic Culture: Inventing National Literature Belated Modernity and Aesthetic Culture Inventing National Literature Gregory Jusdanis 1991 Fall
Traces literature’s function in the formation of the nation-state through the “belated” emergence of a national aesthetic culture in Greece.
Benito Perez Galdos and the Creative Process Benito Perez Galdos and the Creative Process Walter T. Pattison None
Benjamin Franklin - American Writers 19: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers Benjamin Franklin - American Writers 19 University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers Theodore Hornberger 1962 Spring
Berkeley: Critical and Interpretive Essays Berkeley Critical and Interpretive Essays Colin Turbayne, Editor 1982 Fall
Berlin: Culture and Metropolis Berlin Culture and Metropolis Charles W. Haxthausen and Heidrun Suhr, Editors None
Berlin Replayed: Cinema and Urban Nostalgia in the Postwall Era Berlin Replayed Cinema and Urban Nostalgia in the Postwall Era Brigitta B. Wagner 2016 Spring
How film has helped Berlin reinvent itself by creating nostalgia for its better pasts
Best to Laugh: A Novel Best to Laugh A Novel Lorna Landvik 2015 Fall
Minnesota funny girl takes Hollywood by storm in inimitable Lorna Landvik style
Better than Laughter Better than Laughter Mildred Louise Boie None
Between East and West: Finland in International Politics, 1944-1947 Between East and West Finland in International Politics, 1944-1947 Tuomo Polvinen D.G. Kirby and Peter Herring, Editors None
Between Feminism and Islam: Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco Between Feminism and Islam Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco Zakia Salime 2011 Fall
How feminists and Islamists have constituted each other’s agendas in Morocco
Between Law and Culture: Relocating Legal Studies Between Law and Culture Relocating Legal Studies David Theo Goldberg, Michael Musheno and Lisa C. Bower, Editors 2001 Fall
A fundamental reconsideration of legal studies in a time of changing ideas about culture, power, and identity.
Between Street and Mirror: The Drawings of James Ensor Between Street and Mirror The Drawings of James Ensor 2001 Fall
The first major book devoted solely to the drawings of this influential artist.
Between the Sheets, In the Streets: Queer, Lesbian, Gay Documentary Between the Sheets, In the Streets Queer, Lesbian, Gay Documentary Chris Holmlund and Cynthia Fuchs, Editors 1997 Spring
The first book to focus on the connections between sexuality, activism, and documentary film.
Beyond a Dream Deferred: Multicultural Education and the Politics of Excellence Beyond a Dream Deferred Multicultural Education and the Politics of Excellence Becky W. Thompson and Sangeeta Tyagi, Editors 1993 Fall
“At last, a collection on multicultural education authored by those involved. Ranging from broad reflections to case studies, from feminist and ethnic to gay and lesbian studies, the essays themselves embody the diverse perspectives they analyze. Speaking in different voices, they convey the complexity and conflicts that animate present struggles to democratize institutions of higher learning.” --Renato Rosaldo, Stanford University Contributors include Margaret L. Andersen, Estelle Disch, Troy Duster, Lisa Kahaleole Chang Hall, Evelynn Hammonds, Evelyn Hu-Dehart, Earl Jackson, Jr., Ian Haney López, Carole C. Marks, Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Barbara Omolade, Becky W. Thompson, Sangeeta Tyagi, and Cornel West.
Beyond Gated Politics: Reflections for the Possibility of Democracy Beyond Gated Politics Reflections for the Possibility of Democracy Romand Coles 2005 Fall
Offers an innovative intervention into the landscape of contemporary political theory
Beyond Preservation: Restoring and Inventing Landscapes Beyond Preservation Restoring and Inventing Landscapes A. Dwight Baldwin Jr., Judith De Luce and Carl Pletsch, Editors 1993 Fall
“Bold theses promote controversy: this book is sure to find itself at the center of a philosophical firestorm. Are restoration ecologists ‘Lord Man’ reincarnate? Or are they imaginative visionaries in quest of a Leopoldian rapprochement with the land? The essays herein challenge readers to sharpen their thinking and reconsider their place in a complex ecosocial terrain.” --Max Oelschlaeger “The best book on the subject to date.” --Michael Polan, Harper’s Contributors include Gary W. Barrett, Ann Cline, David L. Gorchov, William Jordan III, G. Stanley Kane, Jack Temple Kirby, Dora G. Lodwick, Orie L. Loucks, Kimberly E. Medley, Constance Pierce, Ellen Price, Frederick Turner, John E. Wierwille, and Gene E. Willeke.
Beyond Sovereign Territory: The Space of Ecopolitics Beyond Sovereign Territory The Space of Ecopolitics Thom Kuehls 1996 Spring
An ecological critique of political thought that insists on the centrality of ethics.
Beyond the Subtitle: Remapping European Art Cinema Beyond the Subtitle Remapping European Art Cinema Mark Betz 2009 Spring
A provocative rethinking of national cinema, authorship, and the discipline of film studies
Beyond the Urban Fringe: Land Use Issues in Nonmetropolitan America Beyond the Urban Fringe Land Use Issues in Nonmetropolitan America Rutherford H. Platt and George Macinko, Editors None
Beyond Wolves: The Politics of Wolf Recovery and Management Beyond Wolves The Politics of Wolf Recovery and Management Martin A. Nie 2003 Spring
Looks at the next stages of the controversy over wolf recovery
Bibliography of the Sequence Novel Bibliography of the Sequence Novel Elizabeth Margaret Kerr None
Big Belching Bog Big Belching Bog Phyllis Root 2010 Fall
A quirky romp through the peat bogs of northern Minnesota, for young readers
Biko’s Ghost: The Iconography of Black Consciousness Biko’s Ghost The Iconography of Black Consciousness Shannen L. Hill 2015 Spring
Traces the profound visual legacy of the life and politics of South African activist Stephen Biko
Bioaesthetics: Making Sense of Life in Science and the Arts Bioaesthetics Making Sense of Life in Science and the Arts Carsten Strathausen 2017 Fall
A comprehensive critique of the ideas behind bioaesthetics, and a necessary, methodical account of both its insights and its deficiencies
Biogea Biogea Michel Serres 2012 Fall
Presents a philosophy that merges the humanities with all creation
Biomedia Biomedia Eugene Thacker 2004 Spring
The merging of computer science and molecular biology, genetic codes and computer codes
Bird Island in Antarctic Waters Bird Island in Antarctic Waters David F. Parmelee None
Birds in the Garden and How to Attract them Birds in the Garden and How to Attract them Margaret McKenny None
Birds of Voyageurs National Park: A Guide to the Minnesota-Ontario Border Country Birds of Voyageurs National Park A Guide to the Minnesota-Ontario Border Country Voyageurs National Park Association 2001 Spring
An essential guide to bird identification in this wilderness region.
Black and Indigenous: Garifuna Activism and Consumer Culture in Honduras Black and Indigenous Garifuna Activism and Consumer Culture in Honduras Mark Anderson 2009 Fall
Reveals that indigeneity can be a way of being more than a matter of blood
Black Body: Women, Colonialism, and Space Black Body Women, Colonialism, and Space Radhika Mohanram 1999 Fall
Asserts the centrality of space to racial identity.
Black Bolshevik: Autobiography of an Afro-American Communist Black Bolshevik Autobiography of an Afro-American Communist Harry Haywood None
Black Hunger: Soul Food and America Black Hunger Soul Food and America Doris Witt 2004 Fall
Explores the complex relationship between food and African American history
Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity Black on Both Sides A Racial History of Trans Identity C. Riley Snorton 2017 Fall
Uncovering the overlapping histories of blackness and trans identity from the nineteenth century to the present day
Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and Black Freedom beyond America Black Star, Crescent Moon The Muslim International and Black Freedom beyond America Sohail Daulatzai 2012 Fall
Tracing the interactions between the Black radical imagination and the Muslim Third World from the 1950s to the present
Black Women against the Land Grab: The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil Black Women against the Land Grab The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil Dennis Childs 2013 Fall
An in-depth look at black women’s significant role in land and housing rights struggles
Blacks and American Medical Care Blacks and American Medical Care Max Seham None
Blackwater Ben Blackwater Ben William Durbin 2014 Spring
A young boy discovers harsh realities, secrets, and adventure at a northern Minnesota logging camp in 1898
Blindness and Insight: Essays in the Rhetoric of Contemporary Criticism Blindness and Insight Essays in the Rhetoric of Contemporary Criticism Paul de Man 1983 Fall
A new edition of a classic work in contemporary criticism.
Blood of Requited Love Blood of Requited Love Manuel Puig 1999 Fall
Cruel love and heartbreak remembered.
Blood Sugar: Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America Blood Sugar Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America Anthony Ryan Hatch 2016 Spring
How contemporary biomedicine has shaped race and racism as America’s health disparities increase
Blue Guitar Highway Blue Guitar Highway Paul Metsa 2011 Fall
The legendary Minnesota musician tells the story of making music from folk outpost to pop paradise to stages shared with stars from Seeger to Springsteen
Blush: Faces of Shame Blush Faces of Shame Elspeth Probyn 2005 Spring
Exposes shame as a valuable emotion essential to our humanity
Bodies and Biases: Sexualities in Hispanic Cultures and Literatures Bodies and Biases Sexualities in Hispanic Cultures and Literatures David Foster and Roberto Reis, Editors 1996 Spring
A bold look at representations of sexual behavior in Hispanic culture.
Bodies and Disciplines: Intersections of Literature and History in Fifteenth-Century England Bodies and Disciplines Intersections of Literature and History in Fifteenth-Century England Barbara A. Hanawalt and David Wallace, Editors 1996 Spring
Brings the insights of cultural studies to medieval studies.
Bodies in Suspense: Time and Affect in Cinema Bodies in Suspense Time and Affect in Cinema Alanna Thain 2017 Spring
How can cinema make us live time?
Bodies in Technology Bodies in Technology Don Ihde 2001 Fall
An original exploration of the ways cyberspace affects human experience.
Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination Body and Soul The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination Alondra Nelson 2013 Fall
The legacy of the Black Panther Party’s commitment to community health care, a central aspect of its fight for social justice
Body Art/Performing the Subject Body Art/Performing the Subject Amelia Jones 1998 Spring
An examination of the social and cultural significance of body art by a major new voice.
Body Drift: Butler, Hayles, Haraway Body Drift Butler, Hayles, Haraway Arthur Kroker 2012 Fall
Brings three major feminist theorists into critical dialogue for the first time
Body Modern: Fritz Kahn, Scientific Illustration, and the Homuncular Subject Body Modern Fritz Kahn, Scientific Illustration, and the Homuncular Subject Michael Sappol 2017 Spring
An imaginative exploration of how Fritz Kahn’s popular scientific illustrations visualized and performed industrial modernity
Bombay Cinema: An Archive of the City Bombay Cinema An Archive of the City Ranjani Mazumdar 2007 Spring
The urban experience in India through the lens of popular Bombay cinema
Border Country: The Northwoods Canoe Journals of Howard Greene, 1906–1916 Border Country The Northwoods Canoe Journals of Howard Greene, 1906–1916 Martha Greene Phillips 2017 Spring
A unique archival account of the early twentieth-century north woods, with friends and family, canoes, a ready wit, and a Graflex camera
Border Theory: The Limits of Cultural Politics Border Theory The Limits of Cultural Politics Scott Michaelsen and David E. Johnson 1997 Fall
Explores the expanding boundaries and discursive limits of the emerging field of border studies.
Border Walls Gone Green: Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America Border Walls Gone Green Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America John Hultgren 2015 Fall
Why anti-immigration environmentalists need to reconsider their motives
Border Women: Writing from La Frontera Border Women Writing from La Frontera Debra A. Castillo and María-Socorro Tabuenca Córdoba 2002 Fall
The first study to foreground writing by women who live at the U.S.-Mexico Border.
Border Writing: The Multidimensional Text Border Writing The Multidimensional Text D. Emily Hicks 1991 Fall
A paradigmatic contribution to literary theory and interpretation out of the writings of Latin America.
Borderscapes: Hidden Geographies and Politics at Territory’s Edge Borderscapes Hidden Geographies and Politics at Territory’s Edge Prem Kumar Rajaram and Carl Grundy-Warr, Editors 2007 Fall
A multidisciplinary exploration of national borders—in theory and in practice
Borealis Borealis Jeff Humphries 2002 Fall
A poet and artist collaborate in a journey to the heart of the North Woods.
Born to Pull: The Glory of Sled Dogs Born to Pull The Glory of Sled Dogs Bob Cary 2009 Fall
Hike! That’s dogspeak for “Let’s go!”
Brain of the Earth’s Body: Art, Museums, and the Phantasms of Modernity Brain of the Earth’s Body Art, Museums, and the Phantasms of Modernity Donald Preziosi 2003 Spring
A major scholar considers the role of the museum in art history
Brand Aid: Shopping Well to Save the World Brand Aid Shopping Well to Save the World Lisa Ann Richey and Stefano Ponte 2011 Spring
A critical account of the rise of celebrity-driven “compassionate consumption”
Breakfast with Beatrice: 250 Recipes from Sweet Cream Waffles to Swedish Farmer’s Omelets Breakfast with Beatrice 250 Recipes from Sweet Cream Waffles to Swedish Farmer’s Omelets Beatrice Ojakangas 2018 Spring
Time-tested recipes for delectable breakfasts from around the world, especially Scandinavia
Breaks in the Chain: What Immigrant Workers Can Teach America about Democracy Breaks in the Chain What Immigrant Workers Can Teach America about Democracy Paul Apostolidis 2010 Fall
How immigrants’ stories can transform social power
Breathing Race into the Machine: The Surprising Career of the Spirometer from Plantation to Genetics Breathing Race into the Machine The Surprising Career of the Spirometer from Plantation to Genetics Lundy Braun 2014 Spring
How race became embedded in a medical instrument
Britain, China, and the Antimissionary Riots, 1891-1900 Britain, China, and the Antimissionary Riots, 1891-1900 Edmund S. Wehrle None
British Broadcasting: Radio and Television in the United Kingdom British Broadcasting Radio and Television in the United Kingdom Burton Paulu None
British Broadcasting in Transition British Broadcasting in Transition Burton Paulu None
British Diplomacy and Swedish Politics, 1758-1773 British Diplomacy and Swedish Politics, 1758-1773 Michael Roberts None