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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.
Vladimir Nabokov - American Writers 96: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers Vladimir Nabokov - American Writers 96 University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers Julian Moynahan 1971 Spring
Vocational Counseling: A Reappraisal in Honor of Donald G. Paterson Vocational Counseling A Reappraisal in Honor of Donald G. Paterson Morris S. Viteles, Arthur H. Brayfield and Leona E. Tyler None
Vocational Interest Measurement: Theory and Practice Vocational Interest Measurement Theory and Practice John G. Darley and Theda Hagenah None
Vocational Interests 18 Years After College Vocational Interests 18 Years After College Edward K. Strong Jr. None
Vocational Interests of NonProfessional Men Vocational Interests of NonProfessional Men Kenneth E. Clark None
Vocations of Political Theory Vocations of Political Theory Jason A. Frank and John Tambornino, Editors 2000 Fall
Eminent and emerging thinkers seek to bridge the gap between political thought and political action.
Voices From an Empire: A History of Afro-Portuguese Literature Voices From an Empire A History of Afro-Portuguese Literature Russell G. Hamilton None
Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hiʻiaka Voices of Fire Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hiʻiaka kuʻualoha hoʻomanawanui 2014 Spring
Restoring the literature of Pele and Hi‘iaka to its rightful place in Native culture and identity
Voices of Rondo: Oral Histories of Saint Paul’s Historic Black Community Voices of Rondo Oral Histories of Saint Paul’s Historic Black Community 2017 Fall
A look at the historic Rondo neighborhood of Saint Paul through the eyes of thirty-three former residents—back in print
Voices on the River: The Story of the Mississippi Waterways Voices on the River The Story of the Mississippi Waterways Walter Havighurst 2003 Spring
A captivating history of river travelers—now available for the first time in paperback!
Voyage to the Other World: The Legacy of Sutton Hoo Voyage to the Other World The Legacy of Sutton Hoo Calvin B. Kendall and Peter S. Wells, Editors 1992 Spring
A fascinating exploration of pagan Anglo-Saxon culture-a world caught on the boundary between competing ideologies and contrasting social systems. Contributors: James Campbell, Martin Carver, Robert Payson Creed, Roberta Frank, Michael N. Geselowitz, Gloria Polizzotti Greis, Henrik M. Jansen, Simon Keynes, Edward Schoenfeld, Jana Schulman, Alan M. Stahl, Wesley M. Stevens, and Else Roesdahl.
Voyageur Country: The Story of Minnesota’s National Park Voyageur Country The Story of Minnesota’s National Park Robert Treuer 1998 Spring
Examines the beauty, history, and controversy of Voyageurs National Park.
Voyageurs National Park: The Battle to Create Minnesota’s National Park Voyageurs National Park The Battle to Create Minnesota’s National Park Fred T. Witzig 2004 Spring
A chronicle of the legislative process that made Voyageurs National Park a reality
Wake Up, Island Wake Up, Island Mary Casanova 2016 Spring
In a picture book for all ages, lyrical language and elegant woodcuts celebrate the waking natural world on a North Woods island
Wall to Wall America: Post Office Murals in the Great Depression Wall to Wall America Post Office Murals in the Great Depression Karal Ann Marling 2000 Spring
Wallace Stevens - American Writers 11: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers Wallace Stevens - American Writers 11 University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers William York Tindall 1961 Spring
Walt Whitman - American Writers 9: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers Walt Whitman - American Writers 9 University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers Richard Chase 1961 Spring
Walter Wanger, Hollywood Independent Walter Wanger, Hollywood Independent Matthew Bernstein 2000 Spring
A portrait of the trailblazing film producer whose career spanned five decades.
Wanda Gág: A Life of Art and Stories Wanda Gág A Life of Art and Stories Karen Nelson Hoyle 1999 Fall
A lively and accessible biography of the beloved author of Millions of Cats
War, Genocide, and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work War, Genocide, and Justice Cambodian American Memory Work Cathy J. Schlund-Vials 2012 Fall
Examining Cambodian American cultural production as memory work
WARM: A Feminist Art Collective in Minnesota WARM A Feminist Art Collective in Minnesota Joanna Inglot 2007 Spring
The first comprehensive history of Minnesota’s most influential feminist arts organization
Washington Irving - American Writers 25: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers Washington Irving - American Writers 25 University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers Lewis Leary 1963 Spring
Washington Irving’s Contributions to the Corrector Washington Irving’s Contributions to the Corrector Martin Roth, Editor None
Wastelanding: Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country Wastelanding Legacies of Uranium Mining in Navajo Country Traci Brynne Voyles 2015 Spring
What is “wasteland,” and who gets to decide?
Watching Race: Television and the Struggle for Blackness Watching Race Television and the Struggle for Blackness Herman Gray 2004 Fall
A classic examination of the cultural relationship between television and race—with a new introduction!
Watching Wildlife Watching Wildlife Cynthia Chris 2006 Spring
A vivid examination of nature television—and what it reveals about human society
Water and What We Know: Following the Roots of a Northern Life Water and What We Know Following the Roots of a Northern Life Karen Babine 2015 Spring
Personal essays exploring the link between natural history and memory, landscape and identity, place and meaning
Water Lilies: An Anthology of Spanish Women Writers from the Fifteenth through the Nineteenth Century Water Lilies An Anthology of Spanish Women Writers from the Fifteenth through the Nineteenth Century Amy K. Kaminsky, Editor 1995 Fall
Poetry and prose by Spanish women presented here in both English and Spanish.
Waterfowl in Winter Waterfowl in Winter Milton W. Weller, Editor 1988 Fall
Waves of Protest: Popular Struggle in El Salvador, 1925–2005 Waves of Protest Popular Struggle in El Salvador, 1925–2005 Paul D. Almeida 2008 Spring
A groundbreaking study of protest movements in El Salvador
Waxworks: A Cultural Obsession Waxworks A Cultural Obsession Michelle E. Bloom 2003 Spring
A provocative and wide-ranging exploration of wax as cultural metaphor
We Are All Moors: Ending Centuries of Crusades against Muslims and Other Minorities We Are All Moors Ending Centuries of Crusades against Muslims and Other Minorities Anouar Majid 2012 Spring
An alternate history of xenophobia and how we must overcome it together
We Know How This Ends: Living while Dying We Know How This Ends Living while Dying Bruce H. Kramer 2017 Fall
Surprising lessons in finding joy and personal growth in the last months of life
We’ll Be the Last Ones to Let You Down: Memoir of a Gravedigger’s Daughter We’ll Be the Last Ones to Let You Down Memoir of a Gravedigger’s Daughter Rachael Hanel 2013 Spring
Growing up among cemeteries and finding faith and resilience amid sorrowful loss
We’re Gonna Win, Twins! We’re Gonna Win, Twins! Doug Grow 2010 Spring
From open air to the Dome to blue sky again in 2010, a half century of Twins baseball
Weekly Newspaper Makeup and Typography Weekly Newspaper Makeup and Typography Thomas F. Barnhart None
Weisman Art Museum: The Collection Weisman Art Museum The Collection Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum 2004 Spring
An impressive, beautifully designed review of the significant art collection of the University of Minnesota
Welfare Welfare Norman P. Barry 1998 Fall
A look at the most controversial concept in social theory.
West of Center: Art and the Counterculture Experiment in America, 1965–1977 West of Center Art and the Counterculture Experiment in America, 1965–1977 Elissa Auther and Adam Lerner, Editors 2011 Fall
Recovering the art and lifestyle of the counterculture in the American West in the 1960s and ’70s
Western Stock Ranching Western Stock Ranching Mont H. Saunderson None
Westhope: Life as a Former Farm Boy Westhope Life as a Former Farm Boy Dean Hulse 2009 Spring
An evocative and inspiring memoir of a vibrant rural North Dakota
Wetwares: Experiments in Postvital Living Wetwares Experiments in Postvital Living Richard Doyle 2003 Spring
A dizzying tour of the ways technologies, both real and imagined, can transform humanity
Whale! Whale! Kim Evans 2003 Fall
An entirely fresh approach to Moby Dick, by way of Ludwig Wittgenstein
What Gender Is, What Gender Does What Gender Is, What Gender Does Judith Roof 2016 Spring
A truly new conceptualization of “genders”
What Have They Built You to Do?: The Manchurian Candidate and Cold War America What Have They Built You to Do? The Manchurian Candidate and Cold War America Matthew Frye Jacobson and Gaspar González 2006 Fall
Reassesses the landmark Cold War film, from Kennedy to Reagan to Halliburton
What Is Africa’s Problem? What Is Africa’s Problem? Yoweri K. Museveni Elizabeth Kanyogonya, Editor 2000 Spring
The president of Uganda addresses key questions about Africa’s future.