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Radiance from HalcyonA Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Radiance from Halcyon: A Utopian Experiment in Religion and Science

Paul Eli Ivey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680504
eISBN:
9781452948591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680504.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Opening with the emergence of Theosophy in American religious life, Radiance tells the story of a small but significant utopian moment, beginning with an interest in progressive politics based in an ... 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

The Road to Botany BayAn Exploration of Landscape and History

The Road to Botany Bay: An Exploration of Landscape and History

Paul Carter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669974
eISBN:
9781452946900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669974.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book, first published in 1987 and considered a classic in the field of cultural and historical geography, examines the poetic constitution of colonial society. Through a far-reaching exploration ... More

Scream from the ShadowsThe Women's Liberation Movement in Japan

Scream from the Shadows: The Women's Liberation Movement in Japan

Setsu Shigematsu

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667581
eISBN:
9781452946931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667581.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

More than forty years ago a women’s liberation movement called man ribu was born in Japan amid conditions of radicalism, violence, and imperialist aggression. This book presents a sustained history ... More

Sex before SexFiguring the Act in Early Modern England

Sex before Sex: Figuring the Act in Early Modern England

James M. Bromley and Will Stockton (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680764
eISBN:
9781452948560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680764.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

What is sex exactly? Does everyone agree on a definition? And does that definition hold when considering literary production in other times and places? This book makes clear that we cannot simply ... 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

The Spiv and the ArchitectUnruly Life in Postwar London

The Spiv and the Architect: Unruly Life in Postwar London

Richard Hornsey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816653140
eISBN:
9781452946139
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816653140.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

As London emerged from the devastation of the Second World War, planners and policymakers sought to rebuild the city in ways that would reshape the behavior of its citizens as much as it would its ... More

Tracking ModernityIndia's Railway and the Culture of Mobility

Tracking Modernity: India's Railway and the Culture of Mobility

Marian Aguiar

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665600
eISBN:
9781452946429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665600.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

From Mohandas Gandhi’s nineteenth-century tour in a third-class compartment to the recent cinematic shenanigans of Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited, the railway has been one of India’s most ... More

Whiskey BreakfastMy Swedish Family, My American Life

Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life

Richard C. Lindberg

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646845
eISBN:
9781452945910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646845.001.0001
Subject:
History, Family History

Chicago in the 1920s: Clark Street was the city’s last Swedetown, a narrow corridor of weather-beaten storefronts, coal yards, and taverns running along the north side of the city and the locus of ... More

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