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The Art of Protest: Culture and Activism from the Civil Rights Movement to the Streets of Seattle The Art of Protest Culture and Activism from the Civil Rights Movement to the Streets of Seattle T. V. Reed 2005 Spring
A comprehensive introduction to the culture of progressive social movements in the United States
The Art of the Motor The Art of the Motor Paul Virilio 1995 Fall
A major new work-and a best-seller in France-by one of the most exciting figures in contemporary French thought, this book asks how technology has changed the way we understand the world.
The Art of Wonder: Inspiration, Creativity, and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts The Art of Wonder Inspiration, Creativity, and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Editor 2015 Fall
The setup was open-ended and deceptively simple: muse about art and the nature of creativity and wonder
The Artificial Kingdom: On the Kitsch Experience The Artificial Kingdom On the Kitsch Experience Celeste Olalquiaga 2002 Fall
A cultural history of the human desire behind the emergence of kitsch.
The Assemblage Brain: Sense Making in Neuroculture The Assemblage Brain Sense Making in Neuroculture Tony D. Sampson 2017 Spring
A radical new theory of the brain bridging science, philosophy, art, and politics
The Autonomous Animal: Self-Governance and the Modern Subject The Autonomous Animal Self-Governance and the Modern Subject Claire E. Rasmussen 2011 Fall
A wide-ranging reexamination of a foundational tenet of modern democratic society
The Backcountry and the City: Colonization and Conflict in Early America The Backcountry and the City Colonization and Conflict in Early America Edward White 2005 Fall
Calls for the rural electrification of early American studies
The Background of Swedish Emigration to the United States: An Economic and Sociological Study in the Dynamics of Migration The Background of Swedish Emigration to the United States An Economic and Sociological Study in the Dynamics of Migration John S. Lindberg None
The Bacteriology of Tuberculosis The Bacteriology of Tuberculosis Egons Darzins None
The Barthes Effect: The Essay as Reflective Text The Barthes Effect The Essay as Reflective Text Réda Bensmaïa 1987 Spring
Acknowledges the essay as an eccentric phenomenon in literary history, one that has long resisted entry into the taxonomy of genres, as it concentrates on four works by Roland Barthes: The Pleasure of the Text, A Lover's Discourse, Roland Barthes by Roland Barthes, and Camera Lucida. Maintains that with Barthes the essay achieves a status of its own, as reflective text.
The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America The Beginning and End of Rape Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America Sarah Deer 2015 Fall
How to address widespread violence against Native women—practically, theoretically, and legally—from the foremost advocate for understanding and change
The Benefits and Costs of Import Substitution in India: A Microeconomic Study The Benefits and Costs of Import Substitution in India A Microeconomic Study Anne O. Krueger None
The Biology of Human Starvation: Volume I The Biology of Human Starvation Volume I Ancel Keys, Josef Brozek, Austin Henschel, Olaf Mickelsen and Henry Longstreet Taylor None
The Biology of Human Starvation II: Volume II The Biology of Human Starvation II Volume II Ancel Keys, Josef Brozek, Austin Henschel, Olaf Mickelsen and Henry Longstreet Taylor None
The Biopolitics of Breast Cancer: Changing Cultures of Disease and Activism The Biopolitics of Breast Cancer Changing Cultures of Disease and Activism Maren Klawiter 2008 Spring
A richly textured analysis of the body politics of breast cancer activism
The Birchwood Cafe Cookbook: Good Real Food The Birchwood Cafe Cookbook Good Real Food Tracy Singleton and Marshall Paulsen 2015 Fall
Bring the beloved Birchwood Cafe’s kitchen home with recipes, insights, and stories
The Black Mind: A History of African Literature The Black Mind A History of African Literature O.R. Dathorne None
The Bohemian Flats: A Novel The Bohemian Flats A Novel Mary Relindes Ellis 2014 Spring
The story of a man caught up in the immigrant culture of a river village in Minnesota, and in the throes of World War I
The Book of Apollonius The Book of Apollonius None
The Book of One Hundred Riddles of the Fairy Bellaria The Book of One Hundred Riddles of the Fairy Bellaria Charles Godfrey Leland
Reviving a lost classic of American fairy–tale literature
The Book of the Dead The Book of the Dead Shinobu Orikuchi 2016 Fall
The first complete English translation of a Japanese literary masterpiece
The Book of the Incipit: Beginnings in the Fourteenth Century The Book of the Incipit Beginnings in the Fourteenth Century D. Vance Smith 2001 Spring
An intriguing evaluation of the concept of beginnings in the medieval period.
The Boomer: A Story of the Rails The Boomer A Story of the Rails Harry Bedwell 2006 Fall
The golden age of American railroading brought to life with legendary Eddie Sand
The Boundary Waters Wilderness Ecosystem The Boundary Waters Wilderness Ecosystem Miron Heinselman 1999 Spring
The definitive guide to the natural history of this popular tourist destination--now in paperback!
The Brain Is the Screen: Deleuze and the Philosophy of Cinema The Brain Is the Screen Deleuze and the Philosophy of Cinema Gregory Flaxman, Editor 2000 Spring
The first broad-ranging collection on Deleuze’s essential works on cinema.
The Branded Eye: Buñuel's Un Chien andalou The Branded Eye Buñuel's Un Chien andalou Jenaro Talens 1993 Fall
In 1929, Un Chien andalou opened in Paris to a riotous response. People were enraged and disturbed by its shocking content, structure, and narrative form. This innovative study offers a detailed analysis of the film, including its production background, Salvator Dali’s influence in its making, biographical information on Buñuel, and an annotated script of the film, shot-by-shot description, and complete film découpage.
The Bride of Quietness and Other Plays The Bride of Quietness and Other Plays Oscar W. Firkins None
The British Way to Recovery: Plans and Policies in Great Britain, Australia, and Canada The British Way to Recovery Plans and Policies in Great Britain, Australia, and Canada Herbert Heaton None
The Bronze Screen: Chicana and Chicano Film Culture The Bronze Screen Chicana and Chicano Film Culture Rosa Linda Fregoso 1993 Fall
Explores Chicana and Chicano popular culture through contemporary representations in both Hollywood commercial and independent cinema.
The Bubbling Cauldron: Race, Ethnicity, and the Urban Crisis The Bubbling Cauldron Race, Ethnicity, and the Urban Crisis Michael Peter Smith and Joe R. Feagin, Editors 1995 Fall
How can race and ethnicity be understood as questions of power? How do changes among racial and ethnic groups alter conflicts about these groups’ identities and the resultant power structure shaped by these conflicts? The contributors to this important new volume take up these questions and others as they delve beneath the turbulent surface of racial and ethnic relations in urban centers worldwide. Contributors: Sophie Body-Gendrot, the Sorbonne and the Institute of Political Science, Paris; Harold Brackman, Simon Wiesenthal Center; James Button, U of Florida; Sharon Collins, U of Illinois, Chicago; Steven P. Erie, U of California, San Diego; Norman Fainstein, Vassar College; Cedric Herring, U of Illinois, Chicago; Michael Hodge, Georgia State U; Leslie Baham Inniss, Florida State U; Martín Sánchez Jankowski, U of California, Berkeley; Michael Kearney, U of California, Riverside; Edward Murguia, Texas A&M; Adolph Reed Jr., Northwestern U; Nestor Rodríguez, U of Houston; Bernadette Tarallo, U of California, Davis; Roger Waldinger, UCLA; and Howard Winant, Temple U.
The Bullhead Queen: A Year on Pioneer Lake The Bullhead Queen A Year on Pioneer Lake Sue Leaf 2009 Fall
An evocative memoir exploring the relationship between humans and nature through the liturgical calendar
The Burden of Representation: Essays on Photographies and Histories The Burden of Representation Essays on Photographies and Histories John Tagg 1993 Fall
Tagg examines the history of the use of photographs as documentary images, in courtrooms, hospitals, and police work, on passports, permits, and licenses. Rejecting the idea of photography as a record of reality, Tagg traces a previously unexamined history that includes the meaning, status, and effects of photographs.
The Businessman: A Tale of Terror The Businessman A Tale of Terror Thomas M. Disch 2010 Fall
The wicked first book in Thomas M. Disch’s Supernatural Minnesota series
The Byronic Hero: Types and Prototypes The Byronic Hero Types and Prototypes Peter L. Thorslev Jr. None
The Cafe Brenda Cookbook: Seafood and Vegetarian Cuisine The Cafe Brenda Cookbook Seafood and Vegetarian Cuisine Brenda Langton and Margaret Stuart 2004 Fall
The twenty-fifth anniversary edition of delicious Cafe Brenda recipes
The Calvo Clause: A Problem of Inter-American and International Law and Diplomacy The Calvo Clause A Problem of Inter-American and International Law and Diplomacy Donald R. Shea None
The Capacity Contract: Intellectual Disability and the Question of Citizenship The Capacity Contract Intellectual Disability and the Question of Citizenship Stacy Clifford Simplican 2015 Spring
An unprecedented look at democratic theory’s disability exclusion and today’s self-advocacy movement
The Career of a Tsarist Officer: Memoirs, 1872-1916 The Career of a Tsarist Officer Memoirs, 1872-1916 Anton I. Denikin Margaret Patoski, Editor None
The Case of California The Case of California Laurence A. Rickels 2001 Spring
A cult classic that explores the concept of “California”, now back in print!
The Catholics and German Unity: 1866-1871 The Catholics and German Unity 1866-1871 George G. Windell None
The Caucasian Chalk Circle The Caucasian Chalk Circle Bertolt Brecht 1999 Fall
The definitive edition, with a new introduction.
The Celebrity Persona Pandemic The Celebrity Persona Pandemic P. David Marshall 2016 Fall
Making sense of public identities, online and offline
The Challenge of Surrealism: The Correspondence of Theodor W. Adorno and Elisabeth Lenk The Challenge of Surrealism The Correspondence of Theodor W. Adorno and Elisabeth Lenk Elisabeth Lenk and Theodor W. Adorno Susan H. Gillespie, Editor 2015 Fall
An epistolary treasure trove and a newly contextualized look at philosopher Theodor W. Adorno
The Changing Faces of Economic Insecurity The Changing Faces of Economic Insecurity John G. Turnbull None
The Changing Structure of Europe: Economic, Social, and Political Trends The Changing Structure of Europe Economic, Social, and Political Trends Robert H. Beck, Harold C. Deutsch, Philip M. Raup, Arnold M. Rose, John G. Turnbull and Jean Belden Taber None
The Changs Next Door to the Díazes: Remapping Race in Suburban California The Changs Next Door to the Díazes Remapping Race in Suburban California Wendy Cheng 2013 Fall
The multiracial suburb, offering a glimpse into America’s future
The Chase The Chase Alejo Carpentier 2001 Spring
Three works of fiction by the inventor of magic realism-now back in print!
The Child to Come: Life after the Human Catastrophe The Child to Come Life after the Human Catastrophe Rebekah Sheldon 2016 Fall
A bold new reading of the child for the twenty-first century, with implications for contemporary environmentalism
The Children of Lincoln: White Paternalism and the Limits of Black Opportunity in Minnesota, 1860–1876 The Children of Lincoln White Paternalism and the Limits of Black Opportunity in Minnesota, 1860–1876 William D. Green 2018 Fall
How white advocates of emancipation abandoned African American causes in the dark days of Reconstruction, told through the stories of four Minnesotans
The Cineaste Interviews: On the Art and Politics of the Cinema The Cineaste Interviews On the Art and Politics of the Cinema Dan Georgakas and Lenny Rubenstein, Editors None
The Cineaste Interviews 2: Filmmakers on the Art and Politics of the Cinema The Cineaste Interviews 2 Filmmakers on the Art and Politics of the Cinema Gary Crowdus and Dan Georgakas, Editors None
The Cinema and Its Shadow: Race and Technology in Early Cinema The Cinema and Its Shadow Race and Technology in Early Cinema Alice Maurice 2013 Spring
How race shaped the fundamental formal and technological means of the cinema
The Cinema Dreams Its Rivals: Media Fantasy Films from Radio to the Internet The Cinema Dreams Its Rivals Media Fantasy Films from Radio to the Internet Paul Young 2005 Fall
Reveals the complexity of the ties between Hollywood and new media
The Cinema, or the Imaginary Man The Cinema, or the Imaginary Man Edgar Morin 2005 Spring
A classic work exploring the nexus of the cinematic image and the human mind—at last available in English!
The Cinematic Body The Cinematic Body Steven Shaviro 1993 Spring
Moving between Jerry Lewis and Andy Warhol, between Fassbinder’s gay sex icons and George Romero’s flesh-eating zombies, Shaviro radically critiques the Lacanian model currently popular in film theory and film studies, arguing against that model’s obsessive emphasis on the phallus, castration anxiety, sadistic mastery, ideology, and the structure of the signifier. Shaviro also explores issues of popular culture, postmodernism, the politics of the body, the construction of masculinity and of homo/heterosexualities, the nature and uses of pornography, and the aesthetics of masochism. “Invokes and evokes the force and sensation of film from within a Deleuze-Guattarian perspective. . . . well-written, elegant, and eloquent.” --Dana Polan
The Citizenship Debates: A Reader The Citizenship Debates A Reader Gershon Shafir, Editor 1998 Spring
A multidisciplinary assessment of issues surrounding citizenship.
The City as Campus: Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago The City as Campus Urbanism and Higher Education in Chicago Sharon Haar 2010 Fall
A social and design history of the urban campus
The City Man’s Guide to the Farm Problem The City Man’s Guide to the Farm Problem Willard W. Cochrane None
The City, Revisited: Urban Theory from Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York The City, Revisited Urban Theory from Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York Dennis R. Judd and Dick Simpson, Editors 2010 Fall
Reexamining urban scholarship for the twenty-first century
The City, the River, the Bridge: Before and after the Minneapolis Bridge Collapse The City, the River, the Bridge Before and after the Minneapolis Bridge Collapse Patrick Nunnally, Editor 2010 Fall
Exploring the university’s role in understanding how disasters impact communities
The Claim of Language: A Case for the Humanities The Claim of Language A Case for the Humanities Christopher Fynsk 2004 Fall
Argues for the importance of humanities research in an era of globalization and technical reason
The Clue in the Trees: An Enchantment Lake Mystery The Clue in the Trees An Enchantment Lake Mystery Margi Preus 2017 Fall
Francie returns to Enchantment Lake looking for answers, only to get dragged into a murder mystery she might not survive
The Collected letters of Sir Arthur Pinero The Collected letters of Sir Arthur Pinero Arthur Wing Pinero J.P. Wearing, Editor None
The Collected Poems of Édouard Glissant The Collected Poems of Édouard Glissant Édouard Glissant Jeff Humphries, Editor 2004 Fall
The complete poems of the two-time finalist for the Nobel Prize in Literature, available in English for the first time
The Colonial Harem The Colonial Harem Malek Alloula 1986 Spring
A collection of picture postcards of Algerian women exploited by the French, this “album” illustrates a powerful analysis of the distorting, denigrating effects of their presence on Algerian Society.
The Colonization of Psychic Space: A Psychoanalytic Social Theory of Oppression The Colonization of Psychic Space A Psychoanalytic Social Theory of Oppression Kelly Oliver 2004 Fall
Reveals the psychic and social costs of racial and sexual oppression
The Colonizing Trick: National Culture and Imperial Citizenship in Early America The Colonizing Trick National Culture and Imperial Citizenship in Early America David Kazanjian 2003 Fall
An illuminating look at the concepts of race, nation, and equality in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century America
The Color of Stone: Sculpting the Black Female Subject in Nineteenth-Century America The Color of Stone Sculpting the Black Female Subject in Nineteenth-Century America Charmaine A. Nelson 2007 Spring
How do we “see” race when the color of skin is stone
The Colossus of Roads: Myth and Symbol along the American Highway The Colossus of Roads Myth and Symbol along the American Highway Karal Ann Marling 2000 Spring
A rich and lively examination of this curious and pervasive tradition.
The Coming Community The Coming Community Giorgio Agamben 1993 Spring
In this extraordinary and original philosophical achievement, Agamben develops the concept of community and the social implications of his philosophical thought. Agamben’s exploration is, in part, a contemporary response to the work of Heidegger, Wittgenstein, Blanchot, Jean-Luc Nancy, and, more historically, Plato, Spinoza, and medieval scholars and theorists of Judeo-Christian scriptures.
The Common Pot: The Recovery of Native Space in the Northeast The Common Pot The Recovery of Native Space in the Northeast Lisa Brooks 2008 Fall
Illuminates the significance of writing to colonial-era Native American resistance
The Communist States in Disarray, 1965-1971 The Communist States in Disarray, 1965-1971 Adam Bromke and Teresa Rakowska-Harmstone, Editors None
The Comparative Anatomy and Histology of the Cerebellum: The Human Cerebellum, Cerebellar Connections, and Cerebellar Cortex The Comparative Anatomy and Histology of the Cerebellum The Human Cerebellum, Cerebellar Connections, and Cerebellar Cortex Olof Larsell and Jan Jansen None
The Concept of Development: An Issue in the Study of Human Behavior The Concept of Development An Issue in the Study of Human Behavior Dale B. Harris, Editor 1967 Fall
The Conscience of a Liberal: Reclaiming the Compassionate Agenda The Conscience of a Liberal Reclaiming the Compassionate Agenda Senator Paul Wellstone 2002 Fall
Minnesota’s Senator Paul Wellstone describes his tireless fight for a fresh, progressive, truly compassionate politics-now in paperback!
The Conspiracy Against Hitler in the Twilight War The Conspiracy Against Hitler in the Twilight War Harold C. Deutsch None
The Construction of Equality: Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City The Construction of Equality Syriac Immigration and the Swedish City Jennifer Mack 2017 Fall
A compelling case study that traces the transformation of a Swedish city by an active and engaged immigrant community
The Contemplation of the World: Figures of Community Style The Contemplation of the World Figures of Community Style Michel Maffesoli 1996 Spring
A provocative guide to the distinctive style of postmodernity.
The Contest: The 1968 Election and the War for America’s Soul The Contest The 1968 Election and the War for America’s Soul Michael Schumacher 2018 Spring
A dramatic, deeply informed account of one of the most consequential elections and periods in American history
The Continental Model: Selected French Critical Essays of the Seventeenth Century in English Translation The Continental Model Selected French Critical Essays of the Seventeenth Century in English Translation Scott Elledge and Donald Schier, Editors None
The Contours of America’s Cold War The Contours of America’s Cold War Matthew Farish 2010 Fall
How new ideas of space contributed to a broad mobilization of American power
The Cookie Jar and Other Plays The Cookie Jar and Other Plays John Clark Donahue Linda Walsh Jenkins, Editor None
The Copyright Thing Doesn’t Work Here: Adinkra and Kente Cloth and Intellectual Property in Ghana The Copyright Thing Doesn’t Work Here Adinkra and Kente Cloth and Intellectual Property in Ghana Boatema Boateng 2011 Spring
The intersection of Western intellectual property law and traditional knowledge in Africa
The Crisis in Historical Materialism: Class, Politics, and Culture in Marxist Theory The Crisis in Historical Materialism Class, Politics, and Culture in Marxist Theory Stanley Aronowitz 1990 Spring
A landmark study that uncovers the fundamental problems in Marxist theory with respect to nature, gender and race relations, the concept of class, and historical time.
The Crisis of Meaning: In Culture and Education The Crisis of Meaning In Culture and Education David Trend 1995 Spring
Investigating what he views as an inseparable link between culture and politics, Trend analyzes how notions of patriotism, citizenship, community, and family are communicated within specific public and private institutions. He extends the meaning and purpose of pedagogy as a cultural practice outside the classroom, focusing on political activism in education, the mass media, and the art world.
The Crusade for Forgotten Souls: Reforming Minnesota’s Mental Institutions, 1946-1954 The Crusade for Forgotten Souls Reforming Minnesota’s Mental Institutions, 1946-1954 Susan Bartlett Foote 2018 Spring
The stirring story of the reform movement that laid the groundwork for a modern mental health system in Minnesota
The Culture Concept: Writing and Difference in the Age of Realism The Culture Concept Writing and Difference in the Age of Realism Michael A. Elliott 2002 Fall
Examines the prehistory of the American struggle to address cultural difference.
The Culture Game The Culture Game Olu Oguibe 2003 Fall
An acclaimed artist and cultural provocateur reveals the hidden biases of the contemporary art world
The Dada Cyborg: Visions of the New Human in Weimar Berlin The Dada Cyborg Visions of the New Human in Weimar Berlin Matthew Biro 2009 Spring
Finding the cyborg in early twentieth-century German art
The Daily Planet: A Critic on the Capitalist Culture Beat The Daily Planet A Critic on the Capitalist Culture Beat Patricia Aufderheide 2000 Spring
The first collection of essays by this major commentator on media and society.
The Dallas Myth: The Making and Unmaking of an American City The Dallas Myth The Making and Unmaking of an American City Harvey J. Graff 2010 Fall
An unconventional—and critical—examination of ‘the city with no past’
The Dance That Makes You Vanish: Cultural Reconstruction in Post-Genocide Indonesia The Dance That Makes You Vanish Cultural Reconstruction in Post-Genocide Indonesia Rachmi Diyah Larasati 2013 Spring
A powerful analysis of the pervasive use of culture to harness Indonesian dance for state repression
The Dark End of the Street: Margins in American Vanguard Poetry The Dark End of the Street Margins in American Vanguard Poetry Maria Damon 1993 Spring
Damon foregrounds a number of modern American poets work and lives in order to argue that the American avant-garde is located in the experimental literary works of social “outsiders.” Discussed is the work of Black/Jewish surrealist street poet Bob Kaufman, Boston-Brahmin Robert Lowell and three teenaged women writing from a South Boston housing project, pre-Stonewall gay poets Jack Spicer and Robert Duncan, and Jewish lesbian-in-exile Gertrude Stein. “A work of art as well as a work of criticism. . . . Addresses important questions about art and social life, about the margins and the center, and about oppression and suppression.” --George Lipsitz
The Darkest Evening The Darkest Evening William Durbin 2011 Spring
An adventurous tale of one Finnish American family’s encounter with the “Red broom”
The Day of the Cattleman The Day of the Cattleman Ernest Staples Osgood None
The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade The Deadly Life of Logistics Mapping Violence in Global Trade Deborah Cowen 2014 Fall
A genealogy of logistics, tracing the link between markets and militaries, territory and government
The Deathly Embrace: Orientalism and Asian American Identity The Deathly Embrace Orientalism and Asian American Identity Sheng-Mei Ma 2000 Fall
A polemical analysis of the ways Orientalism speaks through the texts of prominent Asian American writers.
The Decolonized Eye: Filipino American Art and Performance The Decolonized Eye Filipino American Art and Performance Sarita Echavez See 2009 Fall
Filipino American artists map and contest the United States’ amnesia about its colonization of the Philippines
The Denial of Antiblackness: Multiracial Redemption and Black Suffering The Denial of Antiblackness Multiracial Redemption and Black Suffering João H. Costa Vargas 2018 Fall
An incisive new look at the black diaspora, examining the true roots of antiblackness and its destructive effects on all of society
The Development and Growth of the External Dimensions of the Human Body in the Fetal Period The Development and Growth of the External Dimensions of the Human Body in the Fetal Period Richard E. Scammon and Leroy A. Calkins None