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Terry CaesarImagination Beyond NationThis innovative collection features studies of iconography in Mexico, telenovelas in Venezuela, drama in Chile, cinema in Brazil, comic strips and tango in Argentina, and ceramics in Peru. From the studies of these popular arts the idea of nationality in Latin America is revealed to be a problematic, divided one, worthy of further study.

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Shannon CainNecessity of Certain BehaviorsWinner of the 2011 Drue Heinz Literature Prize

Told in precise, evocative prose that skewers the heart of the matter time after time, these memorable stories view and illuminate the human condition from a compelling, funny and entirely original perspective.

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Karen CallaghanFraming American Politics Using current controversial issues, the contributors to this collection dicuss the importance of how a concept is framed. They explore the process of framing as well as the effects it can have on the public's political awareness.

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Roderic Ai CampCitizen Views of Democracy in Latin AmericaThe culmination of a major survey, this new study attempts for the first time to make “the definition of democracy” in Latin America visible, and thus able to be interpreted.

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Tim CampbellQuiet RevolutionTraces the growth and effects of decentralization and democratization in Latin America throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Campbell offers new insights about the role of development banks in the process of state reform and uses them to analyze similar events taking place in other parts of the world.

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Colin CampbellManaging the PresidencyWinner of the Richard Neustadt Award of the American Political Science Association

Campbell focuses on the institutional development of the presidency, and its advisers and staff, and assesses the Carter and Regan administrations within historical context.

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JoAnn CampbellToward a Feminist RhetoricJoAnn Campbell has created the first collection of the major work of innovative thinker and educator Gertrude Buck. Examples of her writings on rhetorical theory, argumentative and expository composition, and other works demonstrate, along with Campbell’s informative introduction, the importance of Buck’s achievements in the male-dominated world of rhetorical composition.

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Colin CampbellOrganizing Governance, Governing OrganizationsIn recent years, Western bureaucracies have continued to expand, but are citizens better served? In this volume, sixteen contributors analyze the problems of government organization, both in individual cases and in a broader comparative context.

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Colin CampbellExecutive Leadership in Anglo-American SystemsEighteen essays address the problems of executive leadership in the United States, Britain, Canada, and Australia.

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A. Suresh CanagarajahGeopolitics of Academic WritingOffers a critique of current scholarly publishing practices, exposing the inequalities in the way academic knowledge is constructed and legitimized.

Winner of the 2002 JAC Gary A. Olson Award

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Marci Calabretta Cancio-BelloHour of the OxWinner of The 2015 Donald Hall Prize for Poetry
Selected by Crystal Ann Williams

Hour of the Ox examines the multiplicity of distance, wanderlust, and grief at the intersection between filial and cultural responsibility. Desires are sloughed off, replaced by new ones, re-cultivated as mythos. These poems offer a complex and necessary new perspective on the elegiac immigrant song.

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Geoffrey CantorCorrespondence of John Tyndall, Volume IThe 230 letters in this inaugural volume of The Correspondence of John Tyndall chart Tyndall’s emergence into early adulthood, spanning from his arrival in Youghal in May 1840 as a civil assistant with just a year’s experience working on the Irish Ordnance Survey to his pseudonymous authorship of an open letter to the prime minister, Robert Peel, protesting the pay and conditions on the English Survey in August 1843.
Ernesto CapelloCity at the Center of the WorldIn this original cultural history, Ernesto Capello analyzes the formation of memory, myth, and modernity through the eyes of Quito’s diverse populations. By employing Mikhail Bakhtin’s concept of chronotopes, Capello views the configuration of time and space in narratives that defined Quito’s identity and its place in the world. To Capello, these tropes began to crystallize at the end of the nineteenth century, serving as a tool for distinct groups who laid claim to history for economic or political gain during the upheavals of modernism.

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W. CapitanArt, Mind, and ReligionThis volume offers an unusual variety of topics presented during the sixth annual Oberlin Colloquium in Philosophy. The subjects covered include: refuting J. L. Austin's attempt to destroy philosophers' assumptions on the nature and purpose of a “statement;” false premises found in “St. Anselm's Four Ontological Arguments;” pain in connection with brain-state and functional-state theories; aesthetics in light of questions of fraudulence in modern art and music, and an analytical deconstruction of mystical experience.

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W. CapitanMetaphysics and ExplanationThis volume offers an unusual variety of topics presented during the fifth annual Oberlin Colloquium in Philosophy. Essays topics include: a dispute of the standard deductivist account of scientific testability; two definitions of “nonsense” that are closely related and correlate to science's concern with truth and philosophy's concern with concepts; contesting the causes of voluntary actions purported in Hart and Honoré's Causation and the Law; distinguishing two kinds of metaphysical tasks-taxonomic and evaluative; and discussions of “what a thing is” in terms of its qualities and particulars and the distinction between numerical and conceptual differences, universals and individuation.

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Nancy CarbonaraTechniques for Observing Normal Child BehaviorA handbook of standard techniques for observing children’s behavior in nursery school settings -- it is also applicable to children in club groups, elementary school classrooms, and hospitals.
Gregory CarletonSexual Revolution in Bolshevik RussiaA comprehensive literary and social history of sexual attitudes and mores in the Soviet Union during the 1920s, that reveals the complex and often contradictory impulses and ideas that permeated the culture.

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David CarmentWars in the Midst of PeaceViolent conflicts rooted in ethnicity have, unfortunately, become increasingly common throughout the world, particularly in countries recently liberated from authoritarianism. Using theory, case studies, and aggregate data, the essays in this volume address the difficulties facing contemporary leaders and offer potential solutions to the policy issues surrounding ethnic disputes.

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Pedro CarrascoEssays on Mexican KinshipEssays in Mexican Kinship offers new and important data on the social structure of Indian and rural Mestizo communities of Mexico, particularly those of the highlands, and provides models and suggestions for future research.

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Martin CarrierChallenge of the Social and the Pressure of PracticePhilosophers, sociologists, and historians of science offer a multidisciplinary view of the complex interrelationships of values in science and society, in both contemporary and historic contexts. They analyze the impact of commercialization and politicization on epistemic aspirations, and conversely, the ethical dilemmas raised by “practically relevant” science in today's society.

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Martin CarrierChallenge of the Social and the Pressure of PracticePhilosophers, sociologists, and historians of science offer a multidisciplinary view of the complex interrelationships of values in science and society, in both contemporary and historic contexts. They analyze the impact of commercialization and politicization on epistemic aspirations, and conversely, the ethical dilemmas raised by “practically relevant” science in today's society.

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Martin CarrierMindscapesWinner of the the 2016 Southern Cone Studies Section Social Sciences Book Award from the Latin American Studies Association

The philosophy of the mind is at the central core of this volume. Essays examine topics such as folk psychology, neuropsychology, psychoanalytic theory, the role of mental content in voluntary action, the functional and qualitative properties of color, meanings as conceptual structures, cognitive luck, and animal cognition.

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Martin CarrierScience at Century’s EndTwenty penetrating essays by prominent philosophers and historians who explore and debate the limits of scientific inquiry and their presumed consequences for science in the 21st century.

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John CarrollReadings on Laws of NatureThe first anthology to offer a contemporary overview of the problem of laws—an area of study that has become increasingly central to the philosophy of science. The book covers a broad range of views, and consists exclusively of articles that have proven to be influential.
Victoria CarrollScience and EccentricityThe concept of eccentricity was central to how people in the nineteenth century understood their world. This monograph is the first scholarly history of eccentricity. Carroll explores how discourses of eccentricity were established to make sense of individuals who did not seem to fit within an increasingly organized social and economic order. She focuses on the self-taught natural philosopher William Martin, the fossilist Thomas Hawkins and the taxidermist Charles Waterton.

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Eli Lee CarterReimagining Brazilian TelevisionCarter examines the field of television production by focusing on the work of one of Brazil’s greatest living directors, Luiz Fernando Carvalho. Through an emphasis on Carvalho’s thirty-plus year career working for TV Globo, his unique mode of production, and his development of a singular aesthetic as a reaction to the dominant telenovela genre, Carter sheds new light on Brazilian television’s history.
Joan CasanovasBread, or Bullets!The first thoroughly documented history of organized labor in nineteenth-century Cuba, this work focuses on how urban laborers joined together in collective action during the transition from slave to free labor and in the last decades of Spanish colonial rule in Cuba.

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Gretchen CasperNegotiating DemocracyThis book examines why some countries succeed in installing democracy after authoritarian rule, and why some of these new democracies make progress toward consolidation.

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Gretchen CasperFragile DemocraciesExamining the Marcos and Aquino administrations in the Philippines, and a number of cases in Latin Amarica, Casper discusses the legacies of authoritarianism and shows how difficult it is for popularly elected leaders to ensure that democracy will flourish.

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Christopher CastanedaRiver City and Valley LifeOften referred to as “the Big Tomato,” Sacramento is a city whose makeup is significantly more complex than its agriculture-based sobriquet implies. In River City and Valley Life, the contributors reveal the major transformations to the natural and built environment that have shaped Sacramento and its suburbs, residents, politics, and economics throughout its history. This environmental history provides a compelling case study of urban and suburban development in California and the American West.
James CasteelRussia in the German Global ImaginaryThis book traces transformations in German views of Russia in the first half of the twentieth century, leading up to the disastrous German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941. James E. Casteel shows how Russia figured in the imperial visions and utopian desires of a variety of Germans, and illuminates the ambiguous position that Russia occupied in Germans’ global imaginary as both an imperial rival and an object of German power.

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Celso Thomas CastilhoSlave Emancipation and Transformations in Brazilian Political CitizenshipCastilho offers original perspectives on the political upheaval surrounding the process of slave emancipation in postcolonial Brazil. He shows how the abolition debates in Pernambuco transformed the practices of political citizenship and marked the first instance of a mass national political mobilization.

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Stéphane CastonguayUrban RiversUrban Rivers examines urban interventions on rivers through politics, economics, sanitation systems, technology, and societies; how rivers affected urbanization spatially, in infrastructure, territorial disputes, and in flood plains, and via their changing ecologies. Providing case studies from Vienna to Manitoba, the chapters assemble geographers and historians in a comparative survey of how cities and rivers interact from the seventeenth century to the present.
Stéphane CastonguayMetropolitan Natures Metropolitan Natures presents original histories of the diverse environments that constitute Montreal and its region. It explores the agricultural and industrial transformation of the metropolitan area, the interaction of city and hinterland, and the interplay of humans and nature.
Sara Castro-KlarénInca Garcilaso and Contemporary World-MakingThis edited volume offers new perspectives on the important work of Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (1539–1616), one of the first Latin American writers to present an intellectual analysis of pre-Columbian history and culture and the ensuing colonial period. To the contributors, Inca Garcilaso presented an early counter-hegemonic discourse and a reframing of the history of native cultures that undermined the colonial rhetoric of his time and the geopolitical divisions it purported.

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Jorge Catala CarrascoComics and Memory in Latin America This volume presents new perspectives on how comics on and from Latin America both view and express memory formation on major historical events and processes. The contributors, from a variety of disciplines including literary theory, cultural studies, and history, explore topics including national identity construction, narratives of resistance to colonialism and imperialism, the construction of revolutionary traditions, and the legacies of authoritarianism and political violence.

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Lorna Dee CervantesEmplumadaEmplumada is Lorna Dee Cervantes’s first book, a collection of poems remarkable for their surface clarity, precision of image, and emotional urgency. Rooted in her Chicana heritage, these poems illuminate the American experience of the last quarter century and, at a time when much of what is merely fashionable in American poetry is recondite and exclusive, Cervantes has the ability to speak to and for a large audience.

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L. Tarin Chaplin Intimate Act of ChoreographyFinally, a comprehensive book that covers all aspects of choreography from the most fundamental techniques to highly sophisticated artistic concerns. The Intimate Act of Choreography presents the what and how of choreography in a workable format that begins with basics - time, space, force - and moves on to the more complex issues faced by the intermediate and advanced choreographer - form, style, abstraction, compositional structures, and choreographic devices.

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L. Tarin Chaplin Moment of MovementThis classic book is a practical and philosophical exploration of dance improvisation, providing hundreds of ideas.

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Frederick CharyBulgarian Jews and the Final Solution, 1940-1944Virtually all of Bulgaria's Jewish citizens escaped the horrors of the Polish death camps and survived either to migrate to Israel or to remain in their homeland. Frederick Chary relates the history of the Bulgarian government's policy toward the Jews and how the determination and moral courage of a small country could successfully thwart the Final Solution.

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Choi ChatterjeeCelebrating Women Choi Chatterjee analyzes both Bolshevik attitudes towards women and the invented state rituals surrounding Women’s Day to demonstrate the ways these celebrations helped construct gender notions in the Soviet Union.

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Ariane Chebel d’AppolloniaImmigration, Integration, and SecurityRecent acts of terrorism in Britain and Europe and the events of 9/11 in the United States have greatly influenced immigration, security, and integration policies in these countries. Yet many of the current practices surrounding these issues were developed decades ago, and are ill-suited to the dynamics of today's global economies and immigration patterns. The contributors compare policies on these issues at three relational levels: between individual EU nations and the U.S., between the EU and U.S., and among EU nations. What emerges is a timely and critical examination of the variations and contradictions in policy at each level of interaction and how different agencies and different nations often work in opposition to each other with self-defeating results.

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Ariane Chebel d’AppolloniaImmigration, Integration, and SecurityRecent acts of terrorism in Britain and Europe and the events of 9/11 in the United States have greatly influenced immigration, security, and integration policies in these countries. Yet many of the current practices surrounding these issues were developed decades ago, and are ill-suited to the dynamics of today's global economies and immigration patterns. The contributors compare policies on these issues at three relational levels: between individual EU nations and the U.S., between the EU and U.S., and among EU nations. What emerges is a timely and critical examination of the variations and contradictions in policy at each level of interaction and how different agencies and different nations often work in opposition to each other with self-defeating results.

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Michael ChernickGreat Voice that Did Not CeaseThe growth of the rabbinic canon may be best described as a hermeneutical endeavor. Michael Chernick demonstrates how hermeneutical methods helped the Rabbis confront the difficulties that arose when logical and interpretative problems appeared in scriptural and, later, rabbinic texts. Given the Rabbis' theological, literary, and rhetorical attitudes, these reading strategies were adopted to obviate the problem the texts presented. His study draws its title from the traditional view of Sinaitic revelation, when God spoke to the assembled people with "a great voice that did not cease" (kol gadol velo yasaf, Deut 5:19).

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Michael ChiarappaNature’s EntrepôtPhiladelphia was one of America’s first major cities and an international seaport. Nature's Entrepot views the planning, expansion, and sustainability of the urban environment of Philadelphia from its inception to the present.
Jane CitronFallingwater CookbookThe Fallingwater Cookbook captures the experience of fine and casual dining at this famed home. Suzanne Martinson, former food editor and writer for the Pittsburgh Press and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, relates recipes from Elsie Henderson, the Kaufmann family cook at Fallingwater, along with Henderson's memories of life at the house. The book also includes recipes from chef Robert Sendall, cooking instructor Jane Citron, and Mary Ann Moreau, former chef of the Fallingwater Café, along with photos of food, family, and Fallingwater.

Winner of the Special Jury Award, Gourmand World Cookbook Awards

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William ClancyTime’s CovenantTime's Covenant offers a collection of the sermons and essays of William Clancy, one of the most vehement opponents of McCarthyism, who was also an ardent civil libertarian and literate commentator on the changing times of the 1950s and 1960s.

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Gerard Clarfield Timothy Pickering and the American RepublicPickering was an important figure in the early American republic. For more than fifty years, he was entrenched in the political, military and diplomatic affairs of the young nation. He held important administrative posts during the Revolution, two cabinet posts, and served as a congressman, senator, and as a spokesman for the extremist element of New England's Federalists. This is the first comprehensive biography of Pickering, and a critical assessment of his politics.

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Truman ClarkPuerto Rico and the United States, 1917-1933From 1917 to 1933, the United States kept Puerto Rico in limbo, offering it neither a course toward independence nor much hope for prompt statehood. Clark unfolds with clarity the painful truth of the United States' unsavory attempt at being both a democratic and imperial nation during this period.

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Lauren ClarkMusic for a WeddingWinner of the 2016 Donald Hall Prize in Poetry

Lauren Clark’s poems move lucidly, depicting beautiful struggles of distrust, dream, grief, and intimacy. They show such conflicts through entrancing narrative drive and song-like abandon. In their unpredictable, unforgettable language, they make pain a tonic for pleasure, sorrow ground for revelation. This is a book that is celebratory, gentle, and queer.
Vicky ClarkRobert QualtersVicky A. Clark presents a comprehensive study of the work of iconic Pittsburgh artist Robert Qualters. Complimented by over eighty color images, Clark shows Qualters to be a remarkable visual storyteller, who infuses allegory, narrative, and memory into his kinetic images filled with bold brush strokes and fauvist colors.

Robert Qualters has been named Pennsylvania Artist of the Year for 2014, as part of the Governor’s Awards for the Arts

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A. Kim ClarkGender, State, and Medicine in Highland EcuadorKim Clark relates the stories of women who successfully challenged Ecuadorian state programs in the wake of the Liberal Revolution of 1895. New laws left loopholes wherein women could contest entry into education systems, certain professions, and vote in elections. These women became modernizers and agents of change, winning freedoms for themselves and future generations.
A. Kim ClarkHighland Indians and the State in Modern EcuadorThis volume chronicles the changing forms of indigenous engagement with the Ecuadorian state since the early nineteenth century that grew into the strongest unified indigenous movement in Latin America. Nine case studies examine how indigenous peoples have attempted to claim control over state formation in order to improve their position in society. It concludes with four comparative essays that place indigenous organizational strategies in Ecuador within a larger Latin American historical context.

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A. Kim ClarkHighland Indians and the State in Modern EcuadorThis volume chronicles the changing forms of indigenous engagement with the Ecuadorian state since the early nineteenth century that grew into the strongest unified indigenous movement in Latin America. Nine case studies examine how indigenous peoples have attempted to claim control over state formation in order to improve their position in society. It concludes with four comparative essays that place indigenous organizational strategies in Ecuador within a larger Latin American historical context.

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Harold ClarkeEconomic Decline and Political ChangeDuring the 1970s, Canada, Great Britain, and the United States witnessed unprecedented inflation, unemployment, and sluggish growth. This book examines government changes in economic policymaking and the public's response to such changes, and sheds light on the political economy of three of the world's oldest democracies.

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Hugh ClelandGeorge Washington in the Ohio ValleyA chronicle of Washington's excursions to the Ohio Valley frontier, as a soldier and private citizen.

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Philip ClementsScience in an Extreme EnvironmentIn 1963, nineteen Americans embarked on the first expedition that would combine high-altitude climbing with scientific research. The primary objective was to study how severe stress at high altitudes affected human behavior. The expedition promised to resurrect American heroism, in a show of physical strength and skill that, when combined with scientific expertise, would dominate international rivals on the frontiers of territorial exploration. They faced hostile conditions that challenged and ultimately compromised standard research protocols, yielding results that were too exceptional to be generalized to other environments. Clements offers an exploration of the impact of extremity on the production of scientific knowledge and the role of masculinity and nationalism in scientific inquiry.
J. I. CoffeyStrategic Power and National SecurityJ. I. Coffey surveys weapons technology and its military and political implications for the 1970s. He assesses in simple terms the factors involved in this complex and difficult subject. This study synthesizes technical and non-technical considerations across the whole range of national security issues affected by strategic power-war fighting, deterrence, Communist behavior, alliance relationships, nuclear proliferation, and arms control.

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Martin CohenCanonization of a MythHebrew Union College Annual is the flagship journal of Hebrew Union College Press and the primary face of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion to the academic world. From its inception in 1924, its goal has been to cultivate Jewish learning and facilitate the dissemination of cutting-edge scholarship across the spectrum of Jewish Studies, including Bible, Rabbinics, Language and Literature, History, Philosophy, and Religion.
Zafira Lidovsky CohenLoosen the Fetters of Thy Tongue, WomanMaverick Israeli poet Yona Wallach (1944-1985) is often remembered for her outrageous and unconventional personality and the controversies engendered by her sometimes shamelessly erotic verse. But she is regarded by many of her friends and colleagues as the most important among the Israeli poets of her generation, perhaps even the greatest Hebrew poet of modern times, and has had a profound effect on Israel's cultural life ever since her works began to appear in periodicals in the early 1960s. Zafrira Lidovsky Cohen presents the first full-length critical analysis in English of her works.

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Jeffrey CohenPolitics of the U.S. CabinetJeffrey E. Cohen presents a detailed, quantitative study of the characteristics of presidential cabinets from the days of George Washington through the first Reagan administration.

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Richard CohenJewish Culture in Early Modern EuropeThirty-one leading scholars both within and beyond Jewish studies advance, refine, and challenge how we understand the Jewish early modern period. The collection includes a comprehensive range of topics, beginning by examining authority structures of Jewish communities following the expulsions and migrations that reshaped the geographical contours of the Jewish world. The formation of Jewish communities, communal autonomy, and cultural representations of leadership are explored, pointing to a geographical remapping of a Jewish early modernity that can contribute to a better understanding of the integrated economic and cultural landscape of the time.
Youssef CohenManipulation of ConsentYoussef Cohen examines the methods elites used to legitimatize their subjugation of subordinates in his case study of Brazil. He successfully blends theoretical exposition, conceptually informed historical analysis, and a wealth of empirical data.

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Jan CohnImprobable FictionA compelling account of the life of Pennsylvanian writer Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958). Through the examination of the tension between her seemingly contradictory domestic and professional identities, Jan Cohn illuminates precisely why Rinehart’s accomplishments are so remarkable.

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Jan CohnCreating AmericaBefore movies, radio, and television challenged the hegemony of the printed word, the Saturday Evening Post was the preeminent vehicle of mass culture in the United States. And to the extent that a mass medium can be the expression of a single individual, this magazine, with a peak circulation of almost three million copies a week, was the expression of its editor, George Horace Lorimer. Cohn shows how Lorimer made the Post into a uniquely powerful magazine that both celebrated and helped form the values of the time.

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Wanda ColemanWorld Falls AwayWanda Coleman creates the kind of poetry that excites and ignites those who hate poetry, refreshes it for those who are bored by it, and inspires those who want to write it.

“In The World Falls Away, Wanda Coleman’s poems glow with an almost radioactive edginess. Yet, there is also range and substance giving her intense American voice staying power. To use, Whitman's word, her work has ‘amplitude.’” —Diane Wakoski

Winner of the 2012 annual Book Award presented by The Poetry Center, San Francisco State University.

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Wanda ColemanOstinato VampsPast winner of the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize, this long-time author from Black Sparrow Press is known for her fierce adherence to the truth and a language so musical one can almost hear the blues line underneath her stanzas.

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Francis X. J. ColemanHarmony of Reason The first book-length critical study of Kant's Critique of Judgement, shedding new light on this often-overlooked work on aesthetics.

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Francis X. J. ColemanAesthetic Thought of the French EnlightenmentFor most of the twentieth century, the writings of aestheticians of the French Enlightenment were neglected by philosophers and students of the fine arts. Coleman has applied philosophical analysis to the writings of Diderot, Montesquieu, Dubos, Batteux, André, and Crousaz, among others, to reflect on the fine arts of the first two-thirds of the eighteenth century.

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Robert ColesUprooted ChildrenA study that describes how black, white, and Mexican-American children of migrant families grow up in rural America under conditions of extreme hardship and how they come to terms with the world and themselves.

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Robert ColesFestering SweetnessThe sense of life and suffering among the poor of the South, the northern ghettos, and the West conveyed in A Festering Sweetness could not be expressed in any form other than poetry. The works of renowned child psychiatrist and writer Robert Coles have always portrayed children in their own social fabric and language, but in this novel he takes a new approach by arranging their words as well as those of their parents into verse forms.
Kenneth CollierBetween the BranchesBecause of the power-fearing drafters of the U.S. Constitution, presidents have had to look beyond the formal powers of the office to influence Congress and push a legislative agenda. In Between the Branches, a book of unprecedented depth, Kenneth Collier traces the evolution of the methods the White House has developed to influence Congress over nine adminstrations, from Eisenhower to Clinton.

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Gene CollierChiefThe Chief is a one-man play that faithfully reenacts the larger-than-life persona of Pittsburgh icon Art Rooney, owner of one of the most successful football franchises of all time. Reproduced in print for the first time, it’s complemented by photographs of Rooney, his family, members of the Steelers, and scenes from the play.
Simon CollierLife, Music, and Times of Carlos GardelThe first English-langiuage biography of the great Argentinian tango singer Carlos Gardel (1890-1935), that traces his rise from modest beginnings to become the first genuine “superstar” of twentieth-century Latin America.

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Martha CollinsWhite PapersWhite Papers is a series of untitled poems that explore race from a variety of personal, historical, and cultural perspectives, questioning what it means to be “white” in a multi-racial society.

Winner of the 2013 Ohioana Book Award for Poetry

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Martha CollinsAdmit One: An American ScrapbookIn Admit One: An American Scrapbook, Martha Collins relentlessly traces the history of scientific racism from the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair through the eugenics movement of the 1920s.
Billy CollinsArt of DrowningTo celebrate Billy Collins’s years as U.S. Poet Laureate, we are pleased to announce this special hardcover edition of one of the books that helped establish and secure his reputation in the 1990s.
Billy CollinsPicnic, LightningTo celebrate Billy Collins’s years as U.S. Poet Laureate, we are pleased to announce this special hardcover edition of one of the books that helped establish and secure his reputation in the 1990s.

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Billy CollinsArt of DrowningTo celebrate Billy Collins’s years as U.S. Poet Laureate, we are pleased to announce this special hardcover edition of one of the books that helped establish and secure his reputation in the 1990s.
Billy CollinsPicnic, LightningTo celebrate Billy Collins’s years as U.S. Poet Laureate, we are pleased to announce this special hardcover edition of one of the books that helped establish and secure his reputation in the 1990s.

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Billy CollinsQuestions About AngelsTo celebrate Billy Collins’s years as U.S. Poet Laureate, we are pleased to announce this special hardcover edition of one of the books that helped establish and secure his reputation in the 1990s.

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Mark CollinsMister Rogers’ NeighborhoodMark Collins and Margaret Mary Kimmel detail the story of Pennsylvania native Fred Rogers and his classic PBS children’s program Mister Roger’s Neighborhood.

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Robert ColodnyNature and Function of Scientific TheoriesSix philosophical essays discuss: a realist view of science; critiquing a core tenet of positivism; the representational aspect of scientific theories and their isomorphic qualities; deconstructing ambiguities in inductive logic; common sense vs. the world view of science; the actuality of conceptual revolutions in the history of science vs. traditional philosophy on scientific theory-building.

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Robert ColodnyFrontiers of Science and PhilosophySix essays by noted philosophers of science include the following topics: explanation in science and in history; philosophy and the scientific image of man; psychoanalysis and parapsychology; the conceptual basis of the biological sciences; the nature of time; and problems of microphysics.

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Robert ColodnyParadigms and ParadoxesThis volume gathers experts in physics, logic and philosophy to discuss developments in space exploration and nuclear science and their impact on the philosophy of science.

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Robert ColodnyLogic, Laws, and LifeThis volume centers on philosophical issues of the life sciences, particularly genetics and psychology, and relevant statistical theories.

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Robert ColodnyFrom Quarks to QuasarsIn these essays, four philosophers and one physicist consider the interactions of mathematics and physics with logic and philosophy in the era of modern science.

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Craig ColtenTransforming New Orleans and Its EnvironsFrom prehistoric midden building to late twentieth century industrial pollution, Transforming New Orleans and Its Environs traces through history the impact of human activity upon the environment of this fascinating and unpredictable region.

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Louise ComfortDesigning ResilienceDesigning Resilience presents case studies of extreme events and analyzes the ability of affected individuals, institutions, governments, and technological systems to cope with disaster. Individual case studies, including Hurricane Katrina in the United States, the London bombings, and French preparedness for the Avian flu, are analyzed to determine effective and ineffective strategies.

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Catherine ConaghanFujimori’s PeruExamines Alberto Fujimori’s corrupt presidency, and the thin line between democracy and dictatorship, demonstrating how closely they can resemble one another. Analyzes how public institutions can empower dictators and also bring them down.

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Catherine ConaghanUnsettling StatecraftLatin America in the 1980s was marked by the transition to democracy and a turn toward economic orthodoxy. Unsettling Statecraft analyzes this transition in Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru, focusing on the political dynamics underlying change and the many disturbing tendencies at work as these countries shed military authoritarianism for civilian rule.

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Catherine ConaghanRestructuring DominationUsing Ecuador as her case study, she shows how industrial growth has given birth to an exclusive, ingrown bourgeoisie that is highly dependent on the state and foreign capital and is increasingly alienated from the peasants and urban poor.

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Lynne ConnerPittsburgh in StagesPittsburgh in Stages offers the first comprehensive history of theater in Pittsburgh, placing it within the context of cultural development in the city and the history of theater nationally. Lynne Conner details the defining movements of each era and analyzes how public tastes evolved over time. She offers a fascinating study of regional theatrical development and underscores the substantial contribution of regional theater to American theatrical arts.

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Robert ConnorsComposition-RhetoricConnors provides a comprehensive history of composition and its pedagogical approaches to form, genre, and correctness. He shows where many of the today’s practices and assumptions about writing come from, and he translates what our techniques and theories of teaching have said over time about our attitudes toward students, language, and life.

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Frederick CooperSocieties after SlaveryA major reference tool, providing thousands of entries and rich scholarly annotations, this book defines research on postemancipation societies in North America, South America, Latin America, and Africa.

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Douglas CooperSteel ShadowsThis unique collection features double-page spreads of Douglas Cooper’s charcoal and paper drawings, the inspiration for his artistic vision, formal properties of his art and how it relates to architecture; and essay excerpts from Pittsburgh authors: poetry, historical accounts, and stories of the daily lives of Pittsburghers. Through words and art, his work shows the urban landscape of Pittsburgh as you have never seen it before.
Frederick CooperSocieties after SlaveryA major reference tool, providing thousands of entries and rich scholarly annotations, this book defines research on postemancipation societies in North America, South America, Latin America, and Africa.

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Doris Corbett Pioneer Life in Western PennsylvaniaA fascinating look at life during pioneer times in western Pennsylvania. Describes the hardship, danger and drudgery of day-to-day life on the frontier. Topics include cabin raising, crop harvests, tanning, weaving, disease, religion, and superstition. Also follows the progression from pioneer life to industrial society.

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Jennifer CornellDeparturesThe stories in this extraordinary collection are set in Northern Ireland, specifically Belfast, the center for more than thirty years of fighting between Roman Catholic nationalists and Protestants loyal to the British crown. Cornell’s stories explore the emotional and psychological consequences of the struggle to endure not only violence, but loss, failure, and the inability to believe.

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Jorge CoronadoAndes ImaginedRepositions Peruvian indigenismo as a discourse of and about modernity, in which the movement's artists and intellectuals used the figure of the Indian to mobilize larger questions about becoming modern.

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Jorge CoronadoPortraits in the AndesCoronado examines photography to further the argument that intellectuals grafted their own notions of indigeneity onto their subjects. He looks specifically at the Cuzco School of Photography (active in the southern Andes) through whose work Coronado argues for photography, in its capacity as a visual and technological practice, as a powerful tool for understanding and shaping what modernity meant in the region.
Javier Corrales Politics of Sexuality in Latin AmericaThe first English-language reader on LGBT politics in Latin America. Representing a range of contemporary works by scholars, activists, analysts, and politicians, the chapters address LGBT issues in nations from Cuba to Argentina.

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Jane Costlow Other AnimalsOther Animals examines the interaction of animals and humans in Russian literature, art, and life from the eighteenth century until the present. The chapters explore the unique nature of the Russian experience in a range of human-animal relationships through tales of cruelty, interspecies communion and compassion, and efforts to either overcome or establish the human-animal divide.

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Jane Costlow Other AnimalsOther Animals examines the interaction of animals and humans in Russian literature, art, and life from the eighteenth century until the present. The chapters explore the unique nature of the Russian experience in a range of human-animal relationships through tales of cruelty, interspecies communion and compassion, and efforts to either overcome or establish the human-animal divide.

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Martha CottamImages and InterventionCottam explains the patterns of U.S. intervention in Latin America, employing a number of case studies of intervention and analyzes decision-making patterns from the early years of the cold war in Guatemala and Cuba to the post-cold-war policies in Panama and the war on drugs in Peru.

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Richard CottamNationalism in IranCottam analyzes the complex religious, national, and social values at work within Iran and examines, more generally, the turbulence of nationalism in developing states and its perplexing problems for American foreign policy.

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Richard CottamIran and the United StatesRichard Cottam draws upon his expert personal knowledge of Iranian politics to describe the spiraling decline of U.S.-Iranian relations since the cold war and the political consequences of those years.

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Richard CottamForeign Policy MotivationThis book presents a conceptual framework for identifying and weighing foreign policy motives that shape, direct, and alter foreign policy.

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Richard CottamCompetitive Interference and Twentieth Century DiplomacyCottam defines a foreign policy he calls competitive interference, which invokes counter-insurgency, political, economic, and psychological manipulations, and looks deeply into the internal affairs of other countries, often secretly. He explores the United States' institutional adjustment to it, and provides a framework for projection and evaluation of foreign policy in this arena.

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Cornelius CotterParty Organizations in American PoliticsContradicting the conventional political wisdom of the 1970s, which said state political parties were dormant and verging upon extinction, this book reveals that state party organizations actually grew stronger in the 1960s and 1970s.

Reprinted with a new preface that covers changes in the 1980s in electoral politics, Party Organizations in American Politics encourages a reappraisal of scholarly treatment of party organization in political science.

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Mark CoxThirty-Seven Years from the StoneMark Cox delivers a powerful exploration of the vagaries, ironies, and responsibilities of familial and romantic relationships. With humor, tenderness, a dose of terror, and an occasional swerve into the surreal, these poems probe the evolution of self, self-consciousness, and the interior psychological landscape - the effects of our past patterns and influences on the world of the present. By turns humorous and dark, straightforward and oblique, these poems are inventive and intelligent without forsaking accessibility.
Mark CoxNatural CausesIn Natural Causes, a collection haunted by death, compassion, and love, the penchants for metaphor and resonant turn of phrase that informed Cox’s earlier work remain as vibrant as ever.
Robert CoxDevelopment of the Dutch Welfare StateThe Dutch welfare system is one of the most benevolent in the world——but this was not always the case. Cox charts the rapid growth of the Dutch welfare system from the nineteenth century onward, comparing it to other nations, and offering theoretical analysis of this remarkable phenomenon.

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John Crabtree Unresolved TensionsThis volume brings together an expert group of commentators and participants from within the Bolivian political arena to offer diverse perspectives on ethnicity, regionalism, state-society relations, constitutional reform, economic development, and globalization.

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John Crabtree Unresolved TensionsThis volume brings together an expert group of commentators and participants from within the Bolivian political arena to offer diverse perspectives on ethnicity, regionalism, state-society relations, constitutional reform, economic development, and globalization.

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Matthew James CrawfordAndean Wonder DrugIn the eighteenth century, malaria was a prevalent and deadly disease, and the only effective treatment was found in the Andean forests of Spanish America: a medicinal bark harvested from cinchona trees that would later give rise to the antimalarial drug quinine. The Andean Wonder Drug uses the story of cinchona bark to demonstrate how the imperial politics of knowledge in the Spanish Atlantic ultimately undermined efforts to transform European science into a tool of empire.

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Sharon CrowleyToward a Civil DiscourseLooks at ways to encourage American public discussion of issues that matter to democracy, particularly hoping to find arguments that can reach across the divide between liberalism and Christian fundamentalism in the discussion of civic issues.

Winner of the 2006 JAC Gary A. Olson Award
Winner of the 2008 Rhetoric Society of America Book Award
Winner of the 2008 CCCC Outstanding Book Award
Winner of the 2007 NCTE David H. Russell Award


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Gregory CrowleyPolitics of PlaceUsing five case studies of redevelopment in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Gregory Crowley addresses important issues in urban redevelopment and provides a framework through which to view future contention.

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Sharon CrowleyComposition in the UniversityComposition in the University examines the required introductory course in composition within American colleges and universities. Crowley argues that due to its association with literary studies in English departments, composition instruction has been inappropriately influenced by humanist pedagogy and that modern humanism is not a satisfactory rationale for the study of writing. Crowley envisions possible nonhumanist rationales that could be developed for vertical curricula in writing instruction, were the universal requirement not in place.

Winner, 1998 MLA Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize

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María Amparo Cruz-SacoDo Options Exist ? This timely volume brings together specialists on the reform of social security systems to analyze the similarities and differences of those health care and pension reforms that have taken place since the early 1990s and suggests possible gains through recent or contemplated revisions to those systems.

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Hubertis CummingsScots Breed and SusquehannaCummings vividly relates the tale of the sturdy and indomitable Scotch-Irish settlers in Pennsylvania. Hardened from their ancient battles against tyranny and injustice in their native “bonnie Scotland,” they struggled to establish a new home in America along and beyond the Susquehanna River.

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Daniel CurranDead Laws for Dead MenThis account of the struggle for coal mine health and safety legislation in the U.S. examines the series of laws that steadily expanded the role of the federal government from the late 1800s through the 1980s. Curran concludes that federal legislation has done little to improve change conditions in the coal mines.

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Richard CurryHouse DividedA thorough investigation of the factors that led to the breakup of the Old Dominion and the emergence of the new state of West Virginia during the Civil War.

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