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Transgender Rights Transgender Rights Paisley Currah, Richard M. Juang and Shannon Price Minter, Editors 2006 Fall
The first comprehensive work on the transgender civil rights movement
Transhumanism: Evolutionary Futurism and the Human Technologies of Utopia Transhumanism Evolutionary Futurism and the Human Technologies of Utopia Andrew Pilsch 2017 Fall
Exploring the rich history and utopian potential of transhumanism’s belief that humanity is on the cusp of radical evolutionary transformation
Translation and Subjectivity: On Japan and cultural nationalism Translation and Subjectivity On Japan and cultural nationalism Naoki Sakai and Meaghan Morris 1997 Fall
Explores the cultural politics of translation in the context of Japan.
Transnational LGBT Activism: Working for Sexual Rights Worldwide Transnational LGBT Activism Working for Sexual Rights Worldwide Ryan R. Thoreson 2014 Fall
A firsthand account of the work of transnational LGBT human rights activists
Trash Animals: How We Live with Nature’s Filthy, Feral, Invasive, and Unwanted Species Trash Animals How We Live with Nature’s Filthy, Feral, Invasive, and Unwanted Species Kelsi Nagy and Phillip David Johnson II, Editors 2013 Spring
From pigeons to prairie dogs, reflections on reviled animals and their place in contemporary life
Traumatic Realism: The Demands of Holocaust Representation Traumatic Realism The Demands of Holocaust Representation Michael Rothberg 2000 Fall
Analyzes the impact of historical trauma on contemporary culture.
Travel as Metaphor: From Montaigne to Rousseau Travel as Metaphor From Montaigne to Rousseau Georges Van den Abbeele 1991 Fall
A detailed reading of Montaigne, Descartes, Montesquieu, and Rousseau, underscoring the foundational and potentially liberating force of travel in early modern French philosophy.
Travelers, Immigrants, Inmates: Essays in Estrangement Travelers, Immigrants, Inmates Essays in Estrangement Frances Bartkowski 1995 Spring
Uses travel writings, U.S. immigrant autobiographies, and concentration camp memoirs to illustrate how tales of dislocation present readers with a picture of the complex issues surrounding mistaken identities. Bartkowski's elegantly written and incisive book stands at the crossroads of contemporary thought in cultural studies and ethnicity, race and gender, nationalism, and the politics and poetics of identity.
Travels and Traditions of Waterfowl Travels and Traditions of Waterfowl H. Albert Hochbaum 1967 Fall
Treatments: Language, Politics, and the Culture of Illness Treatments Language, Politics, and the Culture of Illness Lisa Diedrich 2007 Spring
Delving into the controversial relationship between illness and art, philosophy and politics
Trees and Shrubs for Northern Gardens Trees and Shrubs for Northern Gardens Leon C. Snyder Jr 2000 Fall
The classic guide to growing woody plants in a northern climate, in a new easy-to-use edition.
Trees and Shrubs of Minnesota Trees and Shrubs of Minnesota Welby R. Smith 2008 Spring
Practical, comprehensive, and packed with information—the indispensable guide for identifying trees and shrubs in Minnesota
Trees and Shrubs of the Upper Midwest Trees and Shrubs of the Upper Midwest Carl Otto Rosendahl None
Trespassing through Shadows: Memory, Photography, and the Holocaust Trespassing through Shadows Memory, Photography, and the Holocaust Andrea Liss 1998 Spring
The first book to interpret the role of photography in current representations of the Holocaust.
Trials by Wildfire: In Search of the New Warrior Spirit Trials by Wildfire In Search of the New Warrior Spirit Peter M. Leschak 2001 Fall
Triangulations: Narrative Strategies for Navigating Latino Identity Triangulations Narrative Strategies for Navigating Latino Identity David J. Vázquez 2011 Fall
How Latino autobiographical texts reconfigure identity in opposition to familiar notions of self
Tribal Secrets: Recovering American Indian Intellectual Traditions Tribal Secrets Recovering American Indian Intellectual Traditions Robert Warrior 1994 Fall
“Robert Warrior writes at once to the memories of tribal survivance and the critical confidence of his generation; he ascertains intellectual histories that have been largely unconsidered in other studies of Native American Indians . . . a courageous comparative textual criticism.” --Gerald Vizenor, University of California, Berkeley
Tribune of the People: The Minnesota Legislature and Its Leadership Tribune of the People The Minnesota Legislature and Its Leadership Royce Hanson 1990 Fall
Trilogy of Resistance Trilogy of Resistance Antonio Negri 2011 Spring
The first collection of plays—provocative political dramas—by the coauthor of the best-selling book Empire
Trouble in the Forest: California’s Redwood Timber Wars Trouble in the Forest California’s Redwood Timber Wars Richard Widick 2009 Fall
The long social history of California’s conflict over ancient forests and its impact today
Troubling Minds: The Cultural Politics of Genius in the United States, 1840–1890 Troubling Minds The Cultural Politics of Genius in the United States, 1840–1890 Gustavus Stadler 2006 Spring
Revitalizes the concept of genius through an examination of its nineteenth-century origins
Troubling the Family: The Promise of Personhood and the Rise of Multiracialism Troubling the Family The Promise of Personhood and the Rise of Multiracialism Habiba Ibrahim 2012 Fall
Discovers the roots of multiracialism in the feminist movement
True and Untrue and Other Norse Tales True and Untrue and Other Norse Tales Sigrid Undset, Editor 2013 Spring
Classic Norse folklore handed down from one generation to the next
True Ocean Found: Paludanus’s Letters on Dutch Voyages to the Kara Sea, 1595-1596 True Ocean Found Paludanus’s Letters on Dutch Voyages to the Kara Sea, 1595-1596 James D. Tracy None
Trust Trust Alphonso Lingis 2004 Spring
A traveler to the world’s remote corners muses on human relationships and the nature of travel
Turkish Berlin: Integration Policy and Urban Space Turkish Berlin Integration Policy and Urban Space Annika Marlen Hinze 2013 Fall
A revealing account of how immigrants create, cope with, and change urban neighborhoods
Turn Here Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Works Turn Here Sweet Corn Organic Farming Works Atina Diffley 2013 Fall
A master class in organic farming, a lesson in entrepreneurship, a love story, and a legal thriller
Twelve Owls Twelve Owls Laura Erickson 2011 Fall
A gorgeous guide to the owls native to Minnesota, with descriptions and portraits by two of the state’s most beloved authors
Twelve Views from the Distance Twelve Views from the Distance Mutsuo Takahashi 2012 Fall
An incandescent memoir of a boy’s coming of age in wartime Japan
Twelve Years and Thirteen Days: Remembering Paul and Sheila Wellstone Twelve Years and Thirteen Days Remembering Paul and Sheila Wellstone Terry Gydesen 2003 Fall
A moving tribute to Minnesota’s most committed political couple
Twilight Rails: The Final Era of Railroad Building in the Midwest Twilight Rails The Final Era of Railroad Building in the Midwest H. Roger Grant 2010 Spring
The first book to document the final wave of railroad construction in the Midwest, written by a preeminent railroad historian
Twin Cities by Trolley: The Streetcar Era in Minneapolis and St. Paul Twin Cities by Trolley The Streetcar Era in Minneapolis and St. Paul John W. Diers and Aaron Isaacs 2007 Spring
See the city as it once was—a pictorial history of the trolleys that traversed Twin Cities neighborhoods.
Twin Ports by Trolley: The Streetcar Era in Duluth–Superior Twin Ports by Trolley The Streetcar Era in Duluth–Superior Aaron Isaacs 2014 Fall
The lost era of the streetcar in the Twin Ports comes to life in this detailed, richly illustrated history
Twitch and Shout: A Touretter’s Tale Twitch and Shout A Touretter’s Tale Lowell Handler 2004 Fall
The remarkable memoir of a Touretter’s journey of self-discovery—now back in print!
Two Kinds of Rationality: Kibbutz Democracy and Generational Conflict Two Kinds of Rationality Kibbutz Democracy and Generational Conflict T.M.S. Evens 1995 Spring
Beginning with a discussion of mind-body dualism in social anthropology, Evens presents a profound theory of human conduct that deploys notions of hierarchy and practice. He uses the case study of an Israeli kibbutz to address the central anthropological problem of rationality. Of particular interest is Evens's interpretation of the Genesis myth, along with his reading of Rousseau's revision of this myth, as a paradigm of generational conflict and the kibbutz's logic of moral order.
Two Lessons on Animal and Man Two Lessons on Animal and Man Gilbert Simondon 2012 Fall
The increasingly influential French philosopher presents the history of philosophical discourse in regard to humans, animals, and the vegetal
Ulrike Ottinger: The Autobiography of Art Cinema Ulrike Ottinger The Autobiography of Art Cinema Laurence A. Rickels 2008 Spring
A brilliantly unconventional investigation into the career of a visionary German filmmaker and the untimely death of art cinema
Unarmed Insurrections: People Power Movements in Nondemocracies Unarmed Insurrections People Power Movements in Nondemocracies Kurt Schock 2004 Fall
Pinpoints reasons for successes and failures of nonviolent protest movements
Uncertain Dimensions: Western Overseas Empires in the Twentieth Century Uncertain Dimensions Western Overseas Empires in the Twentieth Century Raymond F. Betts 1985 Spring
Unconditional Equality: Gandhi's Religion of Resistance Unconditional Equality Gandhi's Religion of Resistance Ajay Skaria 2016 Spring
The first book on Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy to be informed by postcolonialism
Under Bright Lights: Gay Manila and the Global Scene Under Bright Lights Gay Manila and the Global Scene Bobby Benedicto 2014 Fall
Reassessing gay globalization as seen and lived by third world gay men of means
Undoing Empire: Race and Nation in the Mulatto Caribbean Undoing Empire Race and Nation in the Mulatto Caribbean José F. Buscaglia-Salgado 2003 Spring
A revelatory account that places mulatto experience at the center of Caribbean history
Unfastened: Globality and Asian North American Narratives Unfastened Globality and Asian North American Narratives Eleanor Ty 2010 Spring
Understanding Asian American literature, history, and culture in terms of globalization
Unfolding the City: Women Write the City in Latin America Unfolding the City Women Write the City in Latin America Anne Lambright and Elisabeth Guerrero, Editors 2006 Fall
An original look at how Latin American women writers rethink urban space
Union Pacific: Volume I, 1862-1893 Union Pacific Volume I, 1862-1893 Maury Klein 2006 Spring
The history of the railroad that connected the coasts and unified the United States
Union Pacific II: Volume II, 1894-1969 Union Pacific II Volume II, 1894-1969 Maury Klein 2006 Spring
The saga continues as the Union Pacific lays the groundwork for modern industry in America
Union Solidarity: The Internal Cohesion of a Labor Union Union Solidarity The Internal Cohesion of a Labor Union Arnold M. Rose None
Union Women: Forging Feminism in the United Steelworkers of America Union Women Forging Feminism in the United Steelworkers of America Mary Margaret Fonow 2002 Fall
How a feminist agenda took hold in a male-dominated union.
Universal Abandon: The Politics of Postmodernism Universal Abandon The Politics of Postmodernism Andrew Ross, Editor 1989 Spring
“The essays are new, readable and well-informed; the collection is an excellent basis for inquiring into the politics of contemporary art and criticism.” --Journal of Aesthetics & Art Criticism Contributors: Stanley Aronowitz, Hal Foster, Nancy Fraser, Lawrence Grossberg, Laura Kipnis, Ernesto Laclau, Chantal Mouffe, Meaghan Morris, Linda Nicholson, Jacqueline Rose, Abigail Solomon-Godeau, Paul Smith, Anders Stephanson, and George Yúdice.
Universes without Us: Posthuman Cosmologies in American Literature Universes without Us Posthuman Cosmologies in American Literature Matthew A. Taylor 2013 Fall
Reimagining posthumanism through the work of canonical American writers
Unlearning the City: Infrastructure in a New Optical Field Unlearning the City Infrastructure in a New Optical Field Swati Chattopadhyay 2012 Fall
A new way to describe the city—through the lens of popular culture and street life
Unraveling the Garment Industry: Transnational Organizing and Women’s Work Unraveling the Garment Industry Transnational Organizing and Women’s Work Ethel C. Brooks 2007 Spring
The consequences—both positive and negative—of consumer boycotts of sweatshop labor.
Unruly Practices: Power, Discourse, and Gender in Contemporary Social Theory Unruly Practices Power, Discourse, and Gender in Contemporary Social Theory Nancy Fraser 1989 Fall
Fraser breaks new ground methodologically by integrating the heretofore divergent insights of poststructuralism, critical social theory, feminist theory, and pragmatism to form a new critical theory of late-capitalist political culture. “A wonderfully rich and insightful collection of well-integrated essays on important current thinkers and social movements.”
Unstable Frontiers: Technomedicine and the Cultural Politics of “Curing” AIDS Unstable Frontiers Technomedicine and the Cultural Politics of “Curing” AIDS John Nguyet Erni 1994 Fall
John Erni gives a hopeful view of how we might challenge the way scientists, healers, and the mass media look at the task of treating AIDS.
Untimely Beggar: Poverty and Power from Baudelaire to Benjamin Untimely Beggar Poverty and Power from Baudelaire to Benjamin Patrick Greaney 2007 Fall
Locating literary and socioeconomic poverty at the heart of European modernity
Unwilling Germans?: The Goldhagen Debate Unwilling Germans? The Goldhagen Debate Robert R. Shandley, Editor 1998 Spring
A comprehensive overview of the controversy surrounding Hitler’s Willing Executioners.
Up Against the Sprawl: Public Policy and the Making of Southern California Up Against the Sprawl Public Policy and the Making of Southern California Jennifer Wolch, Manuel Pastor Jr. and Peter Dreier, Editors 2004 Spring
Los Angeles's experience in managing urban growth and change
Up in the Rocky Mountains: Writing the Swedish Immigrant Experience Up in the Rocky Mountains Writing the Swedish Immigrant Experience Jennifer Eastman Attebery 2007 Spring
How Swedish immigrants became Westerners and Americans, as shown through their letters home
Up North Up North Sam Cook 2003 Spring
Memorable descriptions of the Northern seasons—now in paperback!
Urban Design Urban Design Alex Krieger and William S. Saunders, Editors 2008 Fall
Highlights key issues in contemporary urban design through a discussion of its origins, current state, and future
Urban Encounters Urban Encounters Helen Liggett 2003 Spring
In words and photographs, reimagining the city as lived space
Urban Exile: Collected Writings of Harry Gamboa Jr. Urban Exile Collected Writings of Harry Gamboa Jr. Harry Gamboa Jr. Chon A. Noriega, Editor 1998 Fall
An essential overview of the work of a pioneering figure of multimedia and conceptual art.
Urban Imaginaries: Locating the Modern City Urban Imaginaries Locating the Modern City Alev Çınar and Thomas Bender, Editors 2007 Spring
New global perspectives on urban life
Urban Nightmares: The Media, the Right, and the Moral Panic over the City Urban Nightmares The Media, the Right, and the Moral Panic over the City Steve Macek 2006 Spring
A hard-hitting look at the role of right-wing ideologues and the mass media in demonizing urban America
Urban Planning Today: A Harvard Design Magazine Reader Urban Planning Today A Harvard Design Magazine Reader William S. Saunders, Editor 2006 Spring
A provocative and practical consideration of what works, and what does not, in American urban planning
Urban Policy in the Time of Obama Urban Policy in the Time of Obama James DeFilippis, Editor 2016 Fall
How presidential policies have served—or failed to serve—America’s cities
Urban Triage: Race and the Fictions of Multiculturalism Urban Triage Race and the Fictions of Multiculturalism James Kyung-Jin Lee 2004 Spring
Assesses fictional representations of racial conflict, cooperation, and complicity amid the urban crisis of the 1980s
Urban Wildlife Habitats: A Landscape Perspective Urban Wildlife Habitats A Landscape Perspective Lowell W. Adams 1994 Spring
In this first book-length study of the subject, Adams reviews the impact of urban and suburban growth on natural plant and animal communities and reveals how, with appropriate landscape planning and urban development, cities and towns can be made more accommodating for a wide diversity of species, including our own.
Uses of the Other: “The East” in European Identity Formation Uses of the Other “The East” in European Identity Formation Iver B. Neumann 1998 Fall
Examines identity politics in the context of international relations.
Using the MMPI-2 in Criminal Justice and Correctional Settings Using the MMPI-2 in Criminal Justice and Correctional Settings Edwin I. Megargee 2006 Fall
Provides an empirical approach to using the MMPI-2 in correctional settings
Utility and Rights Utility and Rights R.G. Frey, Editor 1984 Fall
Utopia from Thomas More to Walter Benjamin Utopia from Thomas More to Walter Benjamin Miguel Abensour 2017 Spring
An insightful philosophical investigation and reading of the concept of utopia
Utopia’s Ghost: Architecture and Postmodernism, Again Utopia’s Ghost Architecture and Postmodernism, Again Reinhold Martin 2010 Spring
Unpacking architecture’s important—and continuing—role in postmodern thought
Utopian Television: Rossellini, Watkins, and Godard beyond Cinema Utopian Television Rossellini, Watkins, and Godard beyond Cinema Michael Cramer 2017 Spring
The first book on three great filmmakers’ efforts to transform television
Utopias of Otherness: Nationhood and Subjectivity in Portugal and Brazil Utopias of Otherness Nationhood and Subjectivity in Portugal and Brazil Fernando Arenas 2003 Spring
Forges a new understanding of how these two Lusophone nations are connected
UW Struggle: When a State Attacks Its University UW Struggle When a State Attacks Its University Chuck Rybak 2017 Fall
A Wisconsin story that serves as a national warning
Vacationland Vacationland Sarah Stonich 2013 Spring
From the best-selling author of These Granite Islands, a novel of stories intersecting at a broken-down fishing resort in the north woods of Minnesota
Value in Marx: The Persistence of Value in a More-Than-Capitalist World Value in Marx The Persistence of Value in a More-Than-Capitalist World George Henderson 2013 Spring
Why Marx’s multiple explorations of the theory of value continue to provide powerful ways of thinking about capitalism—and beyond
Vampyroteuthis Infernalis: A Treatise, with a Report by the Institut Scientifique de Recherche Paranaturaliste Vampyroteuthis Infernalis A Treatise, with a Report by the Institut Scientifique de Recherche Paranaturaliste Vilém Flusser and Louis Bec 2012 Fall
Pondering the human condition while examining the vampire squid from hell
Van Wyck Brooks - American Writers 71: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers Van Wyck Brooks - American Writers 71 University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers William Wasserstrom 1968 Fall
Variables Related to Human Breast Cancer Variables Related to Human Breast Cancer V. Elving Anderson, Harold O. Goodman and Sheldon C. Reed None
Variations on the Body Variations on the Body Michel Serres 2012 Fall
Renowned philosopher Michel Serres finds the origins of knowledge in the movement of the body
Vascular Plants of Minnesota: A Checklist and Atlas Vascular Plants of Minnesota A Checklist and Atlas Gerald B. Ownbey and Thomas Morley 1992 Fall
A definitive reference to the 2,010 vascular plant species (ferns, conifers, and flowering plants) currently found in Minnesota.
Veer Ecology: A Companion for Environmental Thinking Veer Ecology A Companion for Environmental Thinking Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Lowell Duckert, Editors 2017 Fall
An innovative toolkit designed to prompt new awareness of the risk and potential of living on—and with—an alarmingly dynamic planet
Vengeance of the Victim: History and Symbol in Giorgio Bassani’s Fiction Vengeance of the Victim History and Symbol in Giorgio Bassani’s Fiction Marilyn Schneider 1986 Fall
Verbal Art, Verbal Sign, Verbal Time Verbal Art, Verbal Sign, Verbal Time Roman Jakobson Krystyna Pomorska and Stephen Rudy, Editors 1985 Spring
Verdi’s Aida: The History of an Opera in Letters and Documents Verdi’s Aida The History of an Opera in Letters and Documents None
Vermillion Editions Limited: A History and Catalogue, 1977–1992 Vermillion Editions Limited A History and Catalogue, 1977–1992 Dennis Michael Jon, Editor 2006 Fall
Captures the spirit of the Minneapolis art scene in its heyday
Victorian Afterlife: Postmodern Culture Rewrites the Nineteenth Century Victorian Afterlife Postmodern Culture Rewrites the Nineteenth Century John Kucich and Dianne F. Sadoff, Editors 2000 Fall
A foundational look at contemporary uses of the Victorian and the presence of the past in postmodern culture.
Victorian Critics of Democracy: Carlyle, Ruskin, Arnold, Stephen, Maine, Lecky Victorian Critics of Democracy Carlyle, Ruskin, Arnold, Stephen, Maine, Lecky Benjamin E. Lippincott None
Victorian Vogue: British Novels on Screen Victorian Vogue British Novels on Screen Dianne F. Sadoff 2009 Fall
How British fiction on film arouses and allays contemporary fears about society
Views on the Mississippi: The Photographs of Henry Peter Bosse Views on the Mississippi The Photographs of Henry Peter Bosse Mark Neuzil 2002 Fall
The first comprehensive collection of photographs by the foremost nineteenth-century photographer of the Mississippi River-now in paperback!
Vikings across the Atlantic: Emigration and the Building of a Greater Norway, 1860–1945 Vikings across the Atlantic Emigration and the Building of a Greater Norway, 1860–1945 Daron W. Olson 2012 Fall
The making of a Greater Norway, in which both the homeland and its emigrants belong
Vikings in the Attic: In Search of Nordic America Vikings in the Attic In Search of Nordic America Eric Dregni 2014 Fall
Who are these rather odd Scandinavians in our midst?
Vilém Flusser: An Introduction Vilém Flusser An Introduction Anke Finger, Rainer Guldin and Gustavo Bernardo 2011 Spring
The first introduction to a key thinker in twentieth-century media philosophy and cultural theory
Virality: Contagion Theory in the Age of Networks Virality Contagion Theory in the Age of Networks Tony D. Sampson 2012 Fall
A new theory of viral relationality beyond the biological
Virtual Modernism: Writing and Technology in the Progressive Era Virtual Modernism Writing and Technology in the Progressive Era Katherine Biers 2013 Fall
A fascinating analysis of the relationship between modernist writers and the popular culture they so often claimed to reject
Virtue, Fortune, and Faith: A Genealogy of Finance Virtue, Fortune, and Faith A Genealogy of Finance Marieke de Goede 2005 Spring
A revealing examination of the frequently misunderstood history of contemporary financial markets
Visible Nations: Latin American Cinema and Video Visible Nations Latin American Cinema and Video Chon A. Noriega, Editor 2000 Spring
Rewrites Latin American film from the perspective of nationhood.
Visions of Excess: Selected Writings, 1927-1939 Visions of Excess Selected Writings, 1927-1939 Georges Bataille Allan Stoekl, Editor 1985 Spring
Challenges the notion of a “closed economy” predicated on utility, production, and rational consumption, and develops an alternative theory that takes into account the human tendency to lose, destroy, and waste.