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  • The Book of Yokai by Michael Dylan Foster
    The Book of Yokai (English, Paperback) Michael Dylan Foster, Shinonome Kijin

    Monsters, ghosts, fantastic beings, and supernatural phenomena of all sorts haunt the folklore and popular culture of Japan. Drawing on years of research in Japan, this book unpacks the history and cultural context of yokai, tracing their roots, interpreting their meanings, and introducing people who have hunted them through the ages.

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  • How Forests Think by Eduardo Kohn
    How Forests Think (English, Paperback) Eduardo Kohn

    Avoiding reductionistic solutions, and without losing sight of how our lives and those of others are caught up in the moral webs we humans spin, this book skillfully fashions new kinds of conceptual tools from the strange and unexpected properties of the living world itself.

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  • Gaza by Norman Finkelstein
    Gaza (English, Hardback) Norman Finkelstein

    The Gaza Strip is among the most densely populated places in the world. More than two-thirds of its inhabitants are refugees, and more than half are under eighteen years of age. Since 2004, Israel has launched eight devastating "operations" against Gaza's largely defenseless population. Thousands have perished, and tens of thousands have been left homeless. In the meantime, Israel has subjected...

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  • Enclosure by Gary Fields
    Enclosure (English, Paperback) Gary Fields

    Today Israel's Separation Wall swallows land, separating Palestinian farmers from their fields, and Israeli settlements grow in the Occupied Territories. Revealing the Israel-Palestine landscape primarily as one of enclosure, this title sheds light on Israel's actions.

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  • The Managed Heart by Arlie Russell Hochschild
    The Managed Heart (English, Paperback) Arlie Russell Hochschild

    In private life, we try to induce or suppress love, envy, and anger through deep acting or emotion work, just as we manage our outer expressions of feeling through surface acting. This title examines two groups of public-contact workers: flight attendants and bill collectors.

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  • The Case for Animal Rights by Tom Regan
    The Case for Animal Rights (English, Paperback) Tom Regan

    More than twenty years after its original publication, "The Case for Animal Rights" has a new and fully considered preface, in which Regan responds to his critics and defends the book's revolutionary position.

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  • Painting With Light by John Alton
    Painting With Light (English, Paperback) John Alton

    Explains the job of the cinematographer and explores how lighting, camera techniques, and choice of locations determine the visual mood of film. This title provides an overview of author's biography and career and explores the influence of his work on contemporary cinematography and the foreword.

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  • Philip Guston by Philip Guston
    Philip Guston (English, Paperback) Philip Guston

    A collection of dialogues, talks, and writings by Philip Guston (1913-1980), one of the most intellectually adventurous and poetically gifted of modern painters. It lets us hear Guston's voice - as the artist delivers a lecture on Renaissance painting, instructs students in a classroom setting, and discusses various artists and writers.

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  • On the Postcolony by Achille Mbembe
    On the Postcolony (English, Paperback) Achille Mbembe

    A collection of essays that contests diehard Africanist and nativist perspectives as well as some of the key assumptions of post colonial theory. It is suitable for an interdisciplinary arena of scholarship on colonial and post colonial discourse, history, anthropology, philosophy, political science, psychoanalysis, and literary criticism.

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  • The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara by Frank O'Hara
    The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara (English, Paperback) Frank O'Hara

    Reflects the poet's growth as an artist from the earliest dazzling, experimental verses that he began writing in the late 1940s to the years before his accidental death at forty, when his poems became increasingly individual and reflective.

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  • <i>Ulysses</i> Annotated by Don Gifford
    <i>Ulysses</i> Annotated (English, Paperback) Don Gifford

    Presents annotations to Joyce's classic that can inform any reading of "Ulysses". This volume includes annotations that gloss place names, define slang terms, give capsule histories of institutions and political and cultural movements and figures, supply bits of local and Irish legend and lore, and explain religious nomenclature and practices.

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  • Owners of the Map by Claudio Sopranzetti
    Owners of the Map (English, Paperback) Claudio Sopranzetti

    On May 19, 2010, the Royal Thai Army deployed tanks, snipers, and war weapons to disperse the thousands of Red Shirts protesters who had taken over the commercial center of Bangkok to demand democratic elections and an end to inequality. Key to this mobilization were motorcycle taxi drivers, who slowed down, filtered, and severed mobility in the area, claiming a prominent role in national politics...

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  • Has the Gay Movement Failed? by Martin Duberman
    Has the Gay Movement Failed? (English, Hardback) Martin Duberman

    The past fifty years have seen significant shifts in attitudes toward LGBTQ people and wider acceptance of them in the United States and the West. Yet the extent of this progress, argues Martin Duberman, has been more broad and conservative than deep and transformative. One of the most renowned historians of the American left and the LGBTQ movement, as well as a pioneering social-justice activist,...

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  • Shame and Necessity by Bernard Williams
    Shame and Necessity (English, Paperback) Bernard Williams

    Claims that while we are in many ways different from the Greeks the differences are not to be traced to a shift in basic conceptions of ethical life. This book argues that we are more like the ancients than we are prepared to acknowledge, and only when this is understood can we grasp our differences from them, such as our rejection of slavery.

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  • Native Wine Grapes of Italy by Ian D'Agata
    Native Wine Grapes of Italy (English, Hardback) Ian D'Agata

    Mountainous terrain, volcanic soils, innumerable microclimates, and an ancient culture of winemaking influenced by Greeks, Phoenicians, and Romans make Italy the most diverse country in the world of wine. This book provides details about how wine grapes are identified and classified, what clones are available.

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  • American Islamophobia by Khaled A. Beydoun
    American Islamophobia (English, Hardback) Khaled A. Beydoun

    "I remember the four words that repeatedly scrolled across my mind after the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City. 'Please don't be Muslims, please don't be Muslims.' The four words I whispered to myself on 9/11 reverberated through the mind of every Muslim American that day and every day after.... Our fear, and the collective breath or brace for the hateful backlash...

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  • Eco-Alchemy by Dan McKanan
    Eco-Alchemy (English, Paperback) Dan McKanan

    For nearly a century, the worldwide anthroposophical movement has been a catalyst for environmental activism, helping to bring to life many modern ecological practices such as organic farming, community-supported agriculture, and green banking. Yet the spiritual practice of anthroposophy remains unknown to most environmentalists. A historical and ethnographic study of the environmental movement,...

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  • The Reluctant Communist by Charles Robert Jenkins
    The Reluctant Communist (English, Paperback) Charles Robert Jenkins, Jim Frederick

    Takes the reader behind the North Korean curtain and reveals the inner workings of its isolated society while offering a powerful testament to the human spirit.

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  • Dirt by David R. Montgomery
    Dirt (English, Paperback) David R. Montgomery

    Dirt, soil, call it what you want - it's everywhere we go. It is the root of our existence, supporting our feet, our farms, and our cities. Offering a natural and cultural history of soil that sweeps from ancient civilizations to modern times, this book explores the idea that we are - and have long been - using up Earth's soil.

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  • Healing from Hate by Michael Kimmel
    Healing from Hate (English, Hardback) Michael Kimmel

    "Examine the role of gender in the radicalization of young men as they enter and exit extremist movements"--Provided by publisher.

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