Minnesota and the Upper Midwest

Runes of the North Runes of the North Sigurd F. Olson 1997 Fall
Olson’s spiritual reflections on the northern wilderness, now available in paper for the first time.
North Writers II: Our Place in the Woods North Writers II Our Place in the Woods John Henricksson 1997 Spring
A new collection of writing by contemporary Minnesota writers.
Growing Fruit in the Upper Midwest Growing Fruit in the Upper Midwest Don Gordon 1997 Spring
The standard guide to fruit-growing success.
Reclaiming the Heartland: Lesbian and Gay Voices from the Midwest Reclaiming the Heartland Lesbian and Gay Voices from the Midwest Karen Lee Osborne and William J. Spurlin, Editors None None
A look at lesbian and gay life from a unique vantage point-that of the Midwest.
The Snow Lotus: Exploring the Eternal Moment The Snow Lotus Exploring the Eternal Moment Peter M. Leschak 1996 Fall
An engaging new volume by the author of Letters from Side Lake and Seeing the Raven.
Minnesota’s Natural Heritage (First Edition): An Ecological Perspective Minnesota’s Natural Heritage (First Edition) An Ecological Perspective John R. Tester 1995 Fall
Reading North by South: On Latin American Literature, Culture, and Politics Reading North by South On Latin American Literature, Culture, and Politics Neil Larsen 1995 Spring
Concerned with misleading interpretations of literature and culture that dominate Latin American studies, Larsen proposes the need for a freshly conceived historical materialist approach to Latin American texts and cultural practices. He provides insightful commentaries on political discourses, cultural events, films, and literary texts, as he draws upon a wide diversity of texts written in Portuguese, Spanish and English. Of particular interest is Larsen's discussion of writings from the Caribbean, an area that is not frequently included in Latin American studies.
Prisma’s Abridged English-Swedish and Swedish-English Dictionary Prisma’s Abridged English-Swedish and Swedish-English Dictionary Prisma 1995 Spring
Newly revised single-volume edition!
Minnesota’s St. Croix River Valley and Anoka Sandplain: A Guide to Native Habitats Minnesota’s St. Croix River Valley and Anoka Sandplain A Guide to Native Habitats Daniel S. Wovcha, Barbara C. Delaney and Gerda E. Nordquist 1995 Spring
Offers a fascinating landscape history of this six county region in east-central Minnesota, including detailed descriptions of the 39 varieties of native habitats which still exist there. The region includes the counties of Anoka, Chisago, Isanti, Ramsey, Sherburne, and Washington. All of the data is summarized and interpreted to provide a convenient guide for anyone interested in the natural history of the region, including landowners seeking more information on a forest or prairie on their land, persons interested in visiting native habitats in the region, government planners and resource managers, and high school biology classes. A set of five companion color wall maps is available separately.
Professor Wellstone Goes to Washington: The Inside Story of a Grassroots U.S. Senate Campaign Professor Wellstone Goes to Washington The Inside Story of a Grassroots U.S. Senate Campaign Dennis J. McGrath and Dane Smith 1995 Spring
This engaging account of Wellstone’s campaign, written by two political reporters, provides a behind-the-scenes look at a memorable chapter in U.S. Senate campaign history, which saw a liberal college professor become the only Senate challenger to unseat an incumbent in 1990.
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.
Feminine Feminists: Cultural Practices in Italy Feminine Feminists Cultural Practices in Italy Giovanna Miceli Jeffries, Editor 1994 Fall
Concludes that the terms "feminine" and "feminist" are not mutually exclusive in Italy.
Amphibians and Reptiles Native to Minnesota Amphibians and Reptiles Native to Minnesota Barney Oldfield and John J. Moriarty 1994 Fall
The only guide to amphibians and reptiles of the Upper Midwest-includes maps and aids to identification for the amateur.
Landscape of Desire: Partial Stories of the Medieval Scandinavian World Landscape of Desire Partial Stories of the Medieval Scandinavian World Gillian R. Overing and Marijane Osborn 1994 Fall
The exhilarating journey of two female scholars is described in this book, which describes their travels as they follow Beowulf’s sea route and explore legendary sites from the Icelandic sagas.
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.