Books

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 a Library Means to a Woman: Edith Wharton and the Will to Collect Books What a Library Means to a Woman Edith Wharton and the Will to Collect Books Sheila Liming 2020 Spring
Examining the personal library and the making of self
What Gender Is, What Gender Does What Gender Is, What Gender Does Judith Roof 2016 Spring
A truly new conceptualization of “genders”
What God Is Honored Here?: Writings on Miscarriage and Infant Loss by and for Native Women and Women of Color What God Is Honored Here? Writings on Miscarriage and Infant Loss by and for Native Women and Women of Color Shannon Gibney and Kao Kalia Yang, Editors 2019 Fall
Native women and women of color poignantly share their pain, revelations, and hope after experiencing the traumas of miscarriage and infant loss
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.
What Is Information? What Is Information? Peter Janich 2018 Spring
A novel way of looking at information challenges longstanding dogmas—from a preeminent German thinker
What Is Posthumanism? What Is Posthumanism? Cary Wolfe 2009 Fall
Beyond humanism and anthropocentrism
What the Body Cost: Desire, History, and Performance What the Body Cost Desire, History, and Performance Jane Blocker 2004 Spring
Reexamines rebelliousness and desire in the history of performance art
What Type of College for What Type of Student What Type of College for What Type of Student Albert B. Hood and Edward O. Swanson None
What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions? What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions? Vinciane Despret 2016 Spring
A provocative challenge to the marginalization of “humanlike” aspects of animal life
What’s the Matter with the Internet? What’s the Matter with the Internet? Mark Poster 2001 Spring
A provocative investigation into the social and cultural implications of the Internet by a leading cultural critic.
Whatever Normal Is Whatever Normal Is Jane St. Anthony 2019 Spring
In the fourth volume of a series set in Minneapolis in the 1960s, three friends navigate relationships and new questions about love and identity
What's My Name: Black Vernacular Intellectuals What's My Name Black Vernacular Intellectuals Grant Farred 2003 Fall
Understanding the full complexity of the black experience through the intellectual achievements of pop culture personalities
When America Became Suburban When America Became Suburban Robert A. Beauregard 2006 Fall
Understanding the consequences of the decline of cities and the rise of the American suburb
When Eagles Fall When Eagles Fall Mary Casanova 2014 Fall
An intense adventure story of girl versus nature in Minnesota’s north woods
When Pain Strikes When Pain Strikes Bill Burns, Cathy Busby and Kim Sawchuk, Editors 1998 Spring
A multimedia, multidisciplinary exploration of new ways to understand pain.
When Species Meet When Species Meet Donna J. Haraway 2007 Fall
Whom do we touch when we touch a dog? How does this touch shape our multispecies world?
When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community When the Hills Are Gone Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community Thomas W. Pearson 2017 Fall
An overlooked part of fracking’s environmental impact becomes a window into the activists and industrial interests fighting for the future of energy production—and the fate of rural communities
When Time Warps: The Lived Experience of Gender, Race, and Sexual Violence When Time Warps The Lived Experience of Gender, Race, and Sexual Violence Megan Burke 2019 Fall
An inquiry into the phenomenology of “woman” based in the relationship between lived time and sexual violence
Where Does It Happen?: John Cassavetes and Cinema at the Breaking Point Where Does It Happen? John Cassavetes and Cinema at the Breaking Point George Kouvaros 2004 Spring
Establishes the critical place in film history of maverick filmmaker Cassavetes
Where the Ball Drops: Days and Nights in Times Square Where the Ball Drops Days and Nights in Times Square Daniel Makagon 2007 Fall
A compelling look at the people and action of America’s most famous street scene
Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life Whiskey Breakfast My Swedish Family, My American Life Richard C. Lindberg 2011 Fall
A poignant, multigenerational tale of the Swedish-American experience for two disparate Chicago families
White Birch, Red Hawthorn: A Memoir White Birch, Red Hawthorn A Memoir Nora Murphy 2017 Spring
A personal investigation into the multigenerational cost of immigration and genocide in the American heartland
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
White Women, Race Matters: The Social Construction of Whiteness White Women, Race Matters The Social Construction of Whiteness Ruth Frankenberg 1993 Fall
Who Goes to College: Comparison of Minnesota College Freshmen, 1930-1960 Who Goes to College Comparison of Minnesota College Freshmen, 1930-1960 Ralph F. Berdie None
Who Speaks for Margaret Garner? Who Speaks for Margaret Garner? Mark Reinhardt 2010 Fall
A fascinating documentary history of the fugitive slave case that captivated the nation—and inspired Toni Morrison’s acclaimed novel Beloved.
Who Writes for Black Children?: African American Children’s Literature before 1900 Who Writes for Black Children? African American Children’s Literature before 1900 Katharine Capshaw and Anna Mae Duane, Editors 2017 Spring
Innovative essays that challenge us to imagine African American children’s literature during the slavery and reconstruction eras
Whoop-up Country: The Canadian-American West, 1865-1885 Whoop-up Country The Canadian-American West, 1865-1885 Paul F. Sharp None
Whose Hunger?: Concepts of Famine, Practices of Aid Whose Hunger? Concepts of Famine, Practices of Aid Jenny Edkins 2008 Fall
An analytical look at the ways we define and respond to famine.
Why I Am Not a Secularist Why I Am Not a Secularist William E. Connolly 2000 Fall
Challenges the limitations of traditional secularism.
Why We Left: Untold Stories and Songs of America's First Immigrants Why We Left Untold Stories and Songs of America's First Immigrants Brooks 2013 Spring
The myth-busting truth behind early English immigration to North America as told through traditional folk ballads
Wicked Theory, Naked Practice: A Fred Ho Reader Wicked Theory, Naked Practice A Fred Ho Reader Fred Ho 2009 Spring
A leading Asian American artist and activist on the explosive intersection of politics and music
Wild Child: Intensive Parenting and Posthumanist Ethics Wild Child Intensive Parenting and Posthumanist Ethics Naomi Morgenstern 2018 Spring
Exploring how the figure of the “wild child” in contemporary fiction grapples with contemporary cultural anxieties about reproductive ethics and the future of humanity
Wild Ideas Wild Ideas David Rothenberg, Editor 1995 Fall
A new view of what’s “wild,” and a new path for environmentalism.
Wild Knowledge: Science, Language, and Social Life in a Fragile Environment Wild Knowledge Science, Language, and Social Life in a Fragile Environment Will Wright 1992 Spring
“A bold and timely challenge to our accepted notions of the connections between scientific knowledge, objectivity and our social and physical nature. . . . A polemical intervention into social and scientific theory that should be essential reading.” --David Frisby “In Wild Knowledge, Will Wright has once again played his strongest suit. In his examination of the scientific ethos he is savagely critical, yet the slave of no special polemic.” --Neil J. Smelser “An important book. Will Wright is an original and usefully idiosyncratic thinker.” --Evelyn Fox Keller
Wild Mares: My Lesbian Back-to-the-Land Life Wild Mares My Lesbian Back-to-the-Land Life Dianna Hunter 2018 Spring
A wry memoir of growing up, coming out, and going back to the land as a lesbian feminist in the rural Midwest of the 1960s and 70s
Wild Shore: Exploring Lake Superior by Kayak Wild Shore Exploring Lake Superior by Kayak Greg Breining 2002 Spring
A real-life adventure and journey of discovery on the greatest of the Great Lakes
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
Wildflowers of the Northern Great Plains Wildflowers of the Northern Great Plains F. R. Vance and F. A. Switzer 1999 Fall
A new edition of the essential guide to the flora of this region.
Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature Wildlife in the Anthropocene Conservation after Nature Jamie Lorimer 2015 Spring
Considers the effects of the Anthropocene era on approaches to conservation
Will Teach for Food: Academic Labor in Crisis Will Teach for Food Academic Labor in Crisis Cary Nelson, Editor 1997 Spring
A compelling examination of the human cost of today’s corporate colleges and universities.
Willa Cather - American Writers 36: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers Willa Cather - American Writers 36 University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers Dorothy Van Ghent 1964 Spring
William Carlos Williams - American Writers 24: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers William Carlos Williams - American Writers 24 University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers John Malcolm Brinnin 1963 Spring
William Collins and Eighteenth-Century English Poetry William Collins and Eighteenth-Century English Poetry Richard Wendorf None
William D. Howells - American Writers 63: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers William D. Howells - American Writers 63 University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers William M. Gibson 1967 Fall
William Faulkner - American Writers 3: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers William Faulkner - American Writers 3 University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers William Van O’Connor 1959 Fall
William James - American Writers 88: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers William James - American Writers 88 University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers Gay Wilson Allen 1970 Spring
William of Sherwood’s Introduction to Logic William of Sherwood’s Introduction to Logic None
William of Sherwood’s Treatise on Syncategorematic Words William of Sherwood’s Treatise on Syncategorematic Words None
William Styron - American Writers 98: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers William Styron - American Writers 98 University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers Richard Pearce 1971 Fall
William Watts Folwell: The Autobiography and Letters of a Pioneer of Culture William Watts Folwell The Autobiography and Letters of a Pioneer of Culture William Watts Folwell Solon J. Buck, Editor None
Winning Your Election the Wellstone Way: A Comprehensive Guide for Candidates and Campaign Workers Winning Your Election the Wellstone Way A Comprehensive Guide for Candidates and Campaign Workers Jeff Blodgett, Bill Lofy, Ben Goldfarb, Erik Peterson and Sujata Tejwani 2008 Fall
Not politics as usual—advanced strategy for running and winning a progressive campaign
Winter Sign Winter Sign Jim dale Huot-Vickery 1998 Fall
A journey into the soul of the coldest season.
Wiping the War Paint off the Lens: Native American Film and Video Wiping the War Paint off the Lens Native American Film and Video Beverly R. Singer 2001 Fall
The first comprehensive exploration of Native American filmmaking and video production.
Wireless Writing in the Age of Marconi Wireless Writing in the Age of Marconi Timothy C. Campbell 2005 Fall
Correlates Italian and European modernism with early wireless technology
Wisconsin Travel Companion: A Guide to History along Wisconsin’s Highways Wisconsin Travel Companion A Guide to History along Wisconsin’s Highways Richard Olsenius and Judy A. Zerby 2001 Spring
The long-awaited republication of this fascinating travel guide to Wisconsin.
Wisdom in the Open Air: The Norwegian Roots of Deep Ecology Wisdom in the Open Air The Norwegian Roots of Deep Ecology Peter Reed and David Rothenberg, Editors 1992 Fall
An introduction to Nordic deep ecological thought and its impact on the evolving worldwide environmental movement.
With Other Eyes: Looking at Race and Gender in Visual Culture With Other Eyes Looking at Race and Gender in Visual Culture Lisa Bloom, Editor 1999 Fall
Challenges the politics of gender and race underlying the practice of art history.
With Stones in Our Hands: Writings on Muslims, Racism, and Empire With Stones in Our Hands Writings on Muslims, Racism, and Empire Sohail Daulatzai and Junaid Rana, Editors 2018 Spring
Bringing together scholars and activists, With Stones in Our Hands confronts the rampant anti-Muslim racism and imperialism across the globe today
Without Offending Humans: A Critique of Animal Rights Without Offending Humans A Critique of Animal Rights Élisabeth de Fontenay 2012 Fall
What do humans owe to animals?
Witnessing: Beyond Recognition Witnessing Beyond Recognition Kelly Oliver 2001 Spring
A new, ethically based theory of identity by a major scholar.
Wolf Island: Discovering the Secrets of a Mythic Animal Wolf Island Discovering the Secrets of a Mythic Animal L. David Mech 2020 Fall
The world’s leading wolf expert describes the first years of a major study that transformed our understanding of one of nature’s most iconic creatures
Wolf Shadows Wolf Shadows Mary Casanova 2013 Fall
In this sequel to Moose Tracks, Seth’s mixed feelings about a debate in his northern Minnesota town over the growing wolf packs puts him at odds with his friend Matt. When he sees Matt commit a horrible act of violence, Seth angrily abandons him, unaware that a blizzard is on the way, and now must try to rescue his friend.
Woman and Chinese Modernity: The Politics of Reading Between West and East Woman and Chinese Modernity The Politics of Reading Between West and East Rey Chow 1990 Fall
Examines the relationship of “woman” to issues of non-western culture.
Woman at Work: The Autobiography of Mary Anderson as told to Mary N. Winslow Woman at Work The Autobiography of Mary Anderson as told to Mary N. Winslow Mary Anderson None
Woman of the Boundary Waters: Canoeing, Guiding, Mushing, and Surviving Woman of the Boundary Waters Canoeing, Guiding, Mushing, and Surviving Justine Kerfoot 1994 Spring
The Boundary Waters region of Minnesota and Ontario is a vast wilderness of quiet beauty, visited and loved by many, but home to only a rugged few. Justine Kerfoot arrived there in 1928 and has lived there ever since. As she relates her lessons from the Canadian Indians across the lake-how to paddle a canoe, hunt moose, drive a dog team, and stay warm at minus 40 degrees-Kerfoot gives us a rich sense of the world of the Indians and fur trappers. Her lyrical descriptions of wildlife and seasonal environments express the deep reverence for nature that has become her way of life.
Women Adrift: The Literature of Japan’s Imperial Body Women Adrift The Literature of Japan’s Imperial Body Noriko J. Horiguchi 2011 Fall
How women figured in the expansion of the national body of the Japanese empire
Women and the Everyday City: Public Space in San Francisco, 1890–1915 Women and the Everyday City Public Space in San Francisco, 1890–1915 Jessica Ellen Sewell 2010 Fall
Women in the city in turn-of-the-century San Francisco
Women, Guerrillas, and Love: Understanding War in Central America Women, Guerrillas, and Love Understanding War in Central America Ileana Rodriguez 1996 Fall
Offers readings of Latin American “politically committed” literature.
Women of Vision: Histories in Feminist Film and Video Women of Vision Histories in Feminist Film and Video Alexandra Juhasz, Editor 2001 Spring
Legends and rising stars of feminist film and video tell their stories.
Women Who Make a Fuss: The Unfaithful Daughters of Virginia Woolf Women Who Make a Fuss The Unfaithful Daughters of Virginia Woolf Isabelle Stengers and Vinciane Despret 2014 Spring
A vibrant call to reevaluate the heritage of women thinkers inside and outside the academy
Women Write Iran: Nostalgia and Human Rights from the Diaspora Women Write Iran Nostalgia and Human Rights from the Diaspora Nima Naghibi 2016 Spring
Auto/biographical narratives can kindle both our empathy and our commitment to human rights
Wood, Concrete, Stone, and Steel: Minnesota’s Historic Bridges Wood, Concrete, Stone, and Steel Minnesota’s Historic Bridges Denis P. Gardner 2008 Spring
From International Falls to Minneapolis to Winona—the first illustrated history of the bridges of Minnesota
Word Association Norms: Grade School Through College Word Association Norms Grade School Through College David S. Palermo and James J. Jenkins None
Word’s Out: Gay Men’s English Word’s Out Gay Men’s English William L. Leap 1996 Spring
The first book-length analysis of the language used by gay men.
Words of Welfare: The Poverty of Social Science and the Social Science of Poverty Words of Welfare The Poverty of Social Science and the Social Science of Poverty Sanford F. Schram 1995 Spring
Offers an important and enlightening critique of how welfare policy is analyzed and set in the U.S., illustrating that how we study issues affects what ultimately gets done about them. Issues examined include the drawing of the poverty line, the setting of benefit levels, the feminization of poverty, homelessness, the underclass, welfare dependency, recent attempts to reform welfare, and the implications for welfare in the emerging global, postindustrial economy. Schram demonstrates how research on these issues can be done differently and more effectively.
Words to Our Now: Imagination and Dissent Words to Our Now Imagination and Dissent Thomas Glave 2007 Spring
An intensely personal and political confrontation with prejudice, hatred, and violence
Workbook/Anthology for Music Theory: Problems and Practices in the Middle Ages and Renaissance Workbook/Anthology for Music Theory Problems and Practices in the Middle Ages and Renaissance Lloyd Ultan 1977 Fall
Workbook-Essentials of MMPI-2 and MMPI-A Interpretation Workbook-Essentials of MMPI-2 and MMPI-A Interpretation James N. Butcher and Carolyn L. Williams 2000 Fall
Workplace Justice: Organizing Multi-Identity Movements Workplace Justice Organizing Multi-Identity Movements Sharon Kurtz 2002 Fall
An unheralded union battle offers new insight into identity politics.
World Bank Literature World Bank Literature Amitava Kumar, Editor 2002 Fall
A trailblazing interrogation of the cultural, political, and economic implications of World Bank hegemony.
World Projects: Global Information before World War I World Projects Global Information before World War I Markus Krajewski 2014 Fall
Before Google and globalization, big-thinking Germans brought the world closer together
World Views: Maps and Art World Views Maps and Art Robert Silberman 1900 Spring
An original look at the intersection of map making and artistic creation.