Books

1492-1992: Re/Discovering Colonial Writing 1492-1992 Re/Discovering Colonial Writing Rene Jara and Nicholas Spadaccini, Editors 1991 Spring
The essays and documents in this volume underscore the importance of writing as companion of Empire, while at the same time highlighting its subversive power as a series of counter-narratives emerge to contest the tactics and values of the “victors.” Contributors: Rolena Adorno, Tom Conley, Antonio Gomez-Moriana, Beatriz Gonzalez, Rene Jara, Stephanie Merrim, Walter Mignolo, Beatriz Pastor, Jose Rabasa, Nicholas Spadaccini, and Iris Zavala.
194X: Architecture, Planning, and Consumer Culture on the American Home Front 194X Architecture, Planning, and Consumer Culture on the American Home Front Andrew M. Shanken 2009 Spring
Rediscovering the visionary designs and idealistic rhetoric of American architecture during World War II
1989: Revolutionary Ideas and Ideals 1989 Revolutionary Ideas and Ideals Krishan Kumar 2001 Fall
By looking back, a major scholar probes the meaning of revolutionary change in the coming era.
50 Circuit Hikes: A Stride-by-Stride Guide to Northeastern Minnesota 50 Circuit Hikes A Stride-by-Stride Guide to Northeastern Minnesota Howard Fenton 2002 Spring
Filled with tempting trails and intriguing trailside lore, this comprehensive guide introduces hikers of all abilities to the unique natural beauty of northeastern Minnesota.
99 Theses on the Revaluation of Value: A Postcapitalist Manifesto 99 Theses on the Revaluation of Value A Postcapitalist Manifesto Brian Massumi 2018 Fall
A speculative exploration of value, emphasizing practical experimentation in its future forms
A Bibliography of English Etymology: Sources and Word List A Bibliography of English Etymology Sources and Word List Anatoly Liberman 2009 Fall
A broadly conceptualized reference tool that provides source materials for etymological research. For each word’s etymology, there is a bibliographic entry that lists the word origin’s primary sources, specifically, where it was first found in use. Featuring the history of more than 13,000 English words, their cognates, and their foreign etymons, this is a full-fledged compendium of resources indispensable to any scholar of word origins.
A Bibliography on South American Economic Affairs: Articles in Nineteenth Century Periodicals A Bibliography on South American Economic Affairs Articles in Nineteenth Century Periodicals Tom B. Jones, Elizabeth Anne Warburton and Anne Kingsley None
A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None Kathryn Yusoff 2019 Spring
Rewriting the “origin stories” of the Anthropocene
A Black Communist in the Freedom Struggle: The Life of Harry Haywood A Black Communist in the Freedom Struggle The Life of Harry Haywood Harry Haywood 2012 Spring
An extraordinary life story that encompasses the fight for African American freedom throughout the twentieth century
A Black Soldier’s Story: The Narrative of Ricardo Batrell and the Cuban War of Independence A Black Soldier’s Story The Narrative of Ricardo Batrell and the Cuban War of Independence Ricardo Batrell 2010 Fall
The autobiographical account of an Afro-Cuban soldier who fought in the Cuban War of Independence—available in English for the first time
A Blake Bibliography: Annotated Lists of Works, Studies, and Blakeana A Blake Bibliography Annotated Lists of Works, Studies, and Blakeana G.E. Bentley Jr. and Martin K. Nurmi None
A Burnt Child: A Novel A Burnt Child A Novel Stig Dagerman 2013 Spring
Stig Dagerman’s influential novel about a young man’s troubling journey through despair and illicit passion—here in a new English translation
A Call for Heresy: Why Dissent Is Vital to Islam and America A Call for Heresy Why Dissent Is Vital to Islam and America Anouar Majid 2009 Spring
Confronting the fundamentalism that afflicts both Islam and the United States through traditions of dissent
A Capsule Aesthetic: Feminist Materialisms in New Media Art A Capsule Aesthetic Feminist Materialisms in New Media Art Kate Mondloch 2018 Spring
How new media art informed by feminism yields important and original insights about interacting with technologies
A Cavalcade of Lesser Horrors A Cavalcade of Lesser Horrors Peter Smith 2011 Fall
Peter Smith on how being human is an awkward, messy, embarrassing business
A Century of Art and Architecture in Minnesota A Century of Art and Architecture in Minnesota Donald Torbert None
A Century of Revolution: Social Movements in Iran A Century of Revolution Social Movements in Iran John Foran, Editor 1994 Fall
Provides insight into the political currents that led to the Iranian revolution.
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
A Concise Dictionary of Minnesota Ojibwe A Concise Dictionary of Minnesota Ojibwe John D. Nichols and Earl Nyholm 1995 Spring
This up-to-date resource for the linguistic and cultural heritage of the Anishinaabe contains ancient and modern words and meanings.
A Concordance to Finnegans Wake A Concordance to Finnegans Wake Clive Hart None
A reference work to help the reader trace the symbolic and thematic development of the verbal motifs in James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake, this concordance contains a primary index of the 63,924 words in the vocabulary, an alphabetical list of syllables in the compound words, and a section listing some 10,000 English words suggested by Joyce’s puns and distortions. The primary word-index provides page-line references for every occurrence of all but a small handful of the most common English words. This is a full-scale work dealing with the language of Joyce’s last period, and much information gleaned from the Joycean research of the past ten years is gathered together in the volume.