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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

White GypsiesRace and Stardom in Spanish Musicals

White Gypsies: Race and Stardom in Spanish Musicals

Eva Woods Peiró

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816645848
eISBN:
9781452945880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816645848.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Little has been written about the Spanish film musical, a genre usually associated with the early Franco dictatorship and dismissed by critics as reactionary, escapist fare. A timely and valuable ... More

The White PossessiveProperty, Power, and Indigenous Sovereignty

The White Possessive: Property, Power, and Indigenous Sovereignty

Aileen Moreton-Robinson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816692149
eISBN:
9781452950761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692149.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

The White Possessive explores the links between race, sovereignty, and possession through themes of property: owning property, being property, and becoming propertyless. Focusing on the Australian ... More

Why We LeftUntold Stories and Songs of America's First Immigrants

Why We Left: Untold Stories and Songs of America's First Immigrants

Joanna Brooks

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681259
eISBN:
9781452949369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681259.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

“My Brooks ancestors were among the earliest waves of emigrants to leave England and settle in North America. Once arrived, for centuries, they lived difficult and hard-bitten lives, eking out ... More

Wildlife in the AnthropoceneConservation after Nature

Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature

Jamie Lorimer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816681075
eISBN:
9781452950631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681075.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Elephants rarely breed in captivity and are not considered domesticated, yet they interact with people regularly and adapt to various environments. Too social and sagacious to be objects, too strange ... More

Without Offending HumansA Critique of Animal Rights

Without Offending Humans: A Critique of Animal Rights

Élisabeth de Fontenay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676040
eISBN:
9781452947655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676040.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book pursues the investigation Fontenay began in her magnum opus, The Silence of the Beasts: Philosophy Confronts Animality with a series of essays of somewhat more topical reach. Fontenay’s ... More

Women and the Everyday CityPublic Space in San Francisco, 1890-1915

Women and the Everyday City: Public Space in San Francisco, 1890-1915

Jessica Ellen Sewell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669738
eISBN:
9781452947150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669738.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book explores the lives of women in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. A period of transformation of both gender roles and American cities, it shows how changes in the city affected women’s ... More

Women Write IranNostalgia and Human Rights from the Diaspora

Women Write Iran: Nostalgia and Human Rights from the Diaspora

Nima Naghibi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816683826
eISBN:
9781452954400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816683826.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This monograph examines the popular trend among diasporic Iranian women to produce auto/biographical narratives through a variety of genres: published memoirs, documentary films, comics, and social ... More

The World and All the Things upon ItNative Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration

The World and All the Things upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration

David A. Chang

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816699414
eISBN:
9781452954417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699414.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

What if we were to understand indigenous people as the active agents of global exploration, rather than the passive objects of that exploration? What could such a new perspective on the project of ... More

World ProjectsGlobal Information before World War I

World Projects: Global Information before World War I

Markus Krajewski

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816695935
eISBN:
9781452947501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695935.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book opens a new portal into the history of globalization by examining several large-scale projects that, at the beginning of the twentieth century, shared a grand yet unachievable goal: ... More

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