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Ariel's EcologyPlantations, Personhood, and Colonialism in the American Tropics

Ariel's Ecology: Plantations, Personhood, and Colonialism in the American Tropics

Monique Allewaert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677276
eISBN:
9781452947747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677276.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

What happens if we abandon the assumption that a person is a discrete, world-making agent who acts on and creates place? This, this book contends, is precisely what occurred on eighteenth-century ... More

Debating the End of HistoryThe Marketplace, Utopia, and the Fragmentation of Intellectual Life

Debating the End of History: The Marketplace, Utopia, and the Fragmentation of Intellectual Life

David W. Noble

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680580
eISBN:
9781452948669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680580.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

While other scholars have demonstrated that the global marketplace is timeful and complex and not timeless and simple, my book is unique because I analyze how four academic groups-historians, ... More

A Love Affair with BirdsThe Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts

A Love Affair with Birds: The Life of Thomas Sadler Roberts

Sue Leaf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675647
eISBN:
9781452947457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675647.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book presents a full biography of a key figure in Minnesota’s past: Thomas Sadler Roberts (1858–1946), a doctor for three decades, a bird lover virtually from birth, the father of Minnesota ... More

Restaurant RepublicThe Rise of Public Dining in Boston

Restaurant Republic: The Rise of Public Dining in Boston

Kelly Erby

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816691302
eISBN:
9781452955353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691302.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Restaurant Republic examines the nascent restaurant landscape in Boston in its entirety, from the most plebian of eateries to the extremely elite and refined. Focusing on the rise of commercial ... More

A Shadow over PalestineThe Imperial Life of Race in America

A Shadow over Palestine: The Imperial Life of Race in America

Keith P. Feldman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694501
eISBN:
9781452950846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694501.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

A Shadow over Palestine brings a new, deeply informed, and transnational perspective to the decades and the cultural forces that have shaped sharply differing ideas of Israel’s standing with the ... More

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