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Spring 2012 Books

Debates in the Digital Humanities Debates in the Digital Humanities Matthew K. Gold, Editor 2012 Spring
Leading figures in the digital humanities explore the field’s rapid revolution
Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery Larry Millett 2012 Spring
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson come to Minnesota, on the trail of the famous Kensington Rune Stone
Island of the Doomed Island of the Doomed Stig Dagerman 2012 Spring
A haunting masterpiece of Scandinavian literature—now published for the first time in the United States
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Alliance Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Alliance Larry Millett 2012 Spring
Shadwell Rafferty crosses the river to Minneapolis to investigate murder and corruption with the help of Holmes and Watson
Everyday Environmentalism: Creating an Urban Political Ecology Everyday Environmentalism Creating an Urban Political Ecology Alex Loftus 2012 Spring
A bold rethinking of urban political ecology
Sergio Leone: Something to Do with Death Sergio Leone Something to Do with Death Christopher Frayling 2012 Spring
The landmark biography of one of the twentieth century’s most recognizable directors—now back in print
Diane Arbus’s 1960s: Auguries of Experience Diane Arbus’s 1960s Auguries of Experience Frederick Gross 2012 Spring
Looking past the myth of Diane Arbus to the depth of her achievement within the artistic, intellectual, and social currents of the 1960s
Saint Genet: Actor and Martyr Saint Genet Actor and Martyr Jean-Paul Sartre 2012 Spring
The remarkable and controversial study of the mind, life, and legend of Jean Genet
The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes Larry Millett 2012 Spring
Nonstop suspense unfolds as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson travel from London to New York to Chicago in pursuit of a vicious and cunning killer
Afterimage of Empire: Photography in Nineteenth-Century India Afterimage of Empire Photography in Nineteenth-Century India Zahid R. Chaudhary 2012 Spring
How the colonial photograph revolutionized the very nature of perception
A Chosen People, a Promised Land: Mormonism and Race in Hawai’i A Chosen People, a Promised Land Mormonism and Race in Hawai’i Hokulani K. Aikau 2012 Spring
How Native Hawaiians’ experience of Mormonism intersects with their cultural and ethnic identities and traditions
Families Apart: Migrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love Families Apart Migrant Mothers and the Conflicts of Labor and Love Geraldine Pratt 2012 Spring
How temporary migration programs haunt the lives of families long after they have reunited
White Gypsies: Race and Stardom in Spanish Musicals White Gypsies Race and Stardom in Spanish Musicals Eva Woods Peiró 2012 Spring
Reveals how Spanish film musicals, long dismissed as unworthy of critical scrutiny, illuminate Spain’s relationship to modernity
The Sports Show: Athletics as Image and Spectacle The Sports Show Athletics as Image and Spectacle David E. Little 2012 Spring
Documenting the role of photographers and filmmakers in transforming sports from leisure activities to modern-day spectacle
Speculative Security: The Politics of Pursuing Terrorist Monies Speculative Security The Politics of Pursuing Terrorist Monies Marieke de Goede 2012 Spring
Does following the money create security or undermine it?
Anime’s Media Mix: Franchising Toys and Characters in Japan Anime’s Media Mix Franchising Toys and Characters in Japan Marc Steinberg 2012 Spring
Untangles the web of commodity, capitalism, and art that is anime
Brutal Vision: The Neorealist Body in Postwar Italian Cinema Brutal Vision The Neorealist Body in Postwar Italian Cinema Karl Schoonover 2012 Spring
How spectacular visions of physical suffering in post–World War II Italian neorealist films redefined moviegoing as a form of political action
Gay Rights at the Ballot Box Gay Rights at the Ballot Box Amy Stone 2012 Spring
From Boulder in 1974 to Maine Question 1 in 2009, the first comprehensive history of the LGBT movement’s fight against anti-gay ballot measures
Orientalists, Propagandists, and Ilustrados: Filipino Scholarship and the End of Spanish Colonialism Orientalists, Propagandists, and Ilustrados Filipino Scholarship and the End of Spanish Colonialism Megan C. Thomas 2012 Spring
A study of Filipino intellectuals that reevaluates the political uses of colonial Orientalism and anthropology
Wilderness Days Wilderness Days Sigurd F. Olson 2012 Spring
A selection of Sigurd F. Olson’s finest writing on the splendor of the great outdoors, hand-picked by the master himself