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The World Says No to WarDemonstrations against the War on Iraq

The World Says No to War: Demonstrations against the War on Iraq

Stefaan Walgrave and Dieter Rucht (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650958
eISBN:
9781452946030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650958.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

On February 15, 2003, the largest one-day protest in human history took place as millions of people in hundreds of cities marched in the streets, rallying against the imminent invasion of Iraq. This ... More

Worlds of AutismAcross the Spectrum of Neurological Difference

Worlds of Autism: Across the Spectrum of Neurological Difference

Joyce Davidson and Michael Orsini (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816688883
eISBN:
9781452949239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816688883.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Marking the culmination of a collaborative and interdisciplinary effort that began with a 2010 workshop at the University of Ottawa, Worlds of Autism: Across the Spectrum of Neurological Difference ... More

Worm WorkRecasting Romanticism

Worm Work: Recasting Romanticism

Janelle A. Schwartz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673209
eISBN:
9781452947082
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673209.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Worms. Natural history is riddled with them. Literature is crawling with them. From antiquity to today, the ubiquitous and multiform worm provokes an immediate discomfort and unconscious distancing: ... More

Writing the Love of BoysOrigins of Bish nen Culture in Modernist Japanese Literature

Writing the Love of Boys: Origins of Bish nen Culture in Modernist Japanese Literature

Jeffrey Angles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669691
eISBN:
9781452947037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669691.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Despite its centuries-long tradition of literary and artistic depictions of love between men, around the fin-de siècle Japanese culture began to portray same-sex desire as immoral. This textlooks at ... More

X-MarksNative Signatures of Assent

X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent

Scott Lyons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666768
eISBN:
9781452946856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666768.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, North American Indian leaders commonly signed treaties with the European powers and the American and Canadian governments with an X, signifying their ... More

Zoo RenewalWhite Flight and the Animal Ghetto

Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto

Lisa Uddin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816679119
eISBN:
9781452950587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679119.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Why do we feel bad at the zoo? In a fascinating counterhistory of American zoos in the 1960s and 1970s, Lisa Uddin revisits the familiar narrative of zoo reform, from naked cages to more naturalistic ... More

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