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Michael MacCambridgeChuck NollChuck Noll led the Pittsburgh Steelers to an unprecedented four Super Bowl victories and built the team into one of the greatest football dynasties in history. Chuck Noll: His Life’s Work presents the first full biography of the legendary Steelers coach. It paints an intimate portrait that traces his journey from a childhood in Depression-era Cleveland, where he first played football in a fully integrated neighborhood league, through his serious pursuit of the sport in high school, college, and then professionally for the Browns, before Noll discovered his true calling as a coach.

When Chuck Noll arrived in Pittsburgh, the city was in deep crisis, facing the decline of its lifeblood industry. Added to that, the Steelers had been the worst team in professional football for nearly four decades. Noll quickly remolded the team into the most accomplished in the history of the NFL, and through this Pittsburghers came to believe that winning and recovery were possible – for their city as for their team.

Michael MacCambridge reveals the family ties that built Noll's character, his struggles with epilepsy and Alzheimer's, the love story that shaped his life, as well as his unique skill as a coach. By understanding the man himself, we can at last clearly see Noll’s profound influence on the city, players, coaches, and game he loved.

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Michael MacCambridgeChuck NollChuck Noll led the Pittsburgh Steelers to an unprecedented four Super Bowl victories and built the team into one of the greatest football dynasties in history. Chuck Noll: His Life’s Work presents the first full biography of the legendary Steelers coach. It paints an intimate portrait that traces his journey from a childhood in Depression-era Cleveland, where he first played football in a fully integrated neighborhood league, through his serious pursuit of the sport in high school, college, and then professionally for the Browns, before Noll discovered his true calling as a coach.

When Chuck Noll arrived in Pittsburgh, the city was in deep crisis, facing the decline of its lifeblood industry. Added to that, the Steelers had been the worst team in professional football for nearly four decades. Noll quickly remolded the team into the most accomplished in the history of the NFL, and through this Pittsburghers came to believe that winning and recovery were possible – for their city as for their team.

Michael MacCambridge reveals the family ties that built Noll's character, his struggles with epilepsy and Alzheimer's, the love story that shaped his life, as well as his unique skill as a coach. By understanding the man himself, we can at last clearly see Noll’s profound influence on the city, players, coaches, and game he loved.

Watch a clip from NFL Networks' documentary A Football Life: Chuck Noll

Read the Pittsburgh Magazine excerpt from Chuck Noll: His Life’s Work

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Peter MachamerTheory and Method in the NeurosciencesThis volume surveys the nature and structure of theories in contemporary neuroscience, exploring many of its methodological techniques and problems.

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Peter MachamerScience, Values, and ObjectivityCollection of essays that identify the values crucial to science, distinguish some of the criteria that can be used for value identification, and elaborate the conditions for warranting certain values as necessary or central to scientific research.

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Peter MachamerThinking About CausesEmerging as a hot topic in the mid-twentieth century, causality is one of the most frequently discussed issues in contemporary philosophy. Thinking About Causes brings together top philosophers from the United States and Europe to focus on causality as a major force in philosophical and scientific thought.

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Peter MachamerInterpretationThe act of interpretation occurs in nearly every area of the arts and sciences. That ubiquity serves as the inspiration for the fourteen essays of this volume, covering many of the domains in which interpretive practices are found.

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Andreas Blank, Cornelius Borck, Paul M. Churchland, George Gale, Annemarie Gethmann-Siefert, Kristin Gjesdal, Ruth Lorand, Christoph Lumer, Peter Machamer, Paolo Parrini, Nicholas Rescher, Ulrich Sautter, Kenneth F. Schaffner, Catherine Wilson
Peter MachamerScience, Values, and ObjectivityCollection of essays that identify the values crucial to science, distinguish some of the criteria that can be used for value identification, and elaborate the conditions for warranting certain values as necessary or central to scientific research.

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Peter MachamerMindscapesWinner 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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Peter MachamerInterpretationThe act of interpretation occurs in nearly every area of the arts and sciences. That ubiquity serves as the inspiration for the fourteen essays of this volume, covering many of the domains in which interpretive practices are found.

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Andreas Blank, Cornelius Borck, Paul M. Churchland, George Gale, Annemarie Gethmann-Siefert, Kristin Gjesdal, Ruth Lorand, Christoph Lumer, Peter Machamer, Paolo Parrini, Nicholas Rescher, Ulrich Sautter, Kenneth F. Schaffner, Catherine Wilson
Joanie MackowskiView from a Temporary Window “Joanie Mackowski's hypnotizing View from a Temporary Window is filled with Kafka-like transformations and metamorphoses and haunted by a sense of the body's strangeness. She writes in a relaxed and lucid manner that pays scrupulous attention to both the imaginary and the real, and to what is uncanny in each.”

—John L. Koethe

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Joanie MackowskiZooSelected by Li-Young Lee as the Winner of the 2000 Associated Writing Programs’ Award Series in Poetry, this debut collection of poems illuminates details that make the familiar seem strange.

Winner of the 2002 Kate Tufts Discovery Award from Claremont Graduate University.
Circe MaiaInvisible Bridge / El Puente InvisibleA bilingual collection, The Invisible Bridge / El Puente Invisible brings together many of the luminous, deeply philosophical poems of Circe Maia, one of the few living poets left of the generation which brought Latin American writing to world prominence.

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Jennifer MaierNow, NowNow, Now is concerned with questions of time and memory: how our perceptions are shaped, moment by moment, within the continuous meeting of past and future—of what happened, and what has not yet happened, but will.

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Carol MaierBetween Languages and CulturesThe essays in this book show how the act of translation, when vigilantly and critically attended to, becomes a means for active interrogation.

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James MalloyDeepening Democracy in Latin AmericaTen leading scholars of the region present original research to argue that theories of democratic consolidation or institutionalization are too often Euro- and ethno-centric; that simple appeals for greater participation are insufficient; and that recent critics of populism, patronage, and presidentialism fail to capture new opportunities for democracies in the region.

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James MalloyUnsettling 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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James MalloyAuthoritarianism and Corporatism in Latin AmericaSixteen essays discuss authoritarianism and corporatism in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

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James MalloyBoliviaThe first book-length analysis of the Bolivian revolution by an American political scientist explains the events of 1952 as a Latin American case study, and links the theme of the revolution with other contemporary insurrection in underdeveloped countries.

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James MalloyBeyond the RevolutionTen original essays discuss changes in the life, politics, and culture of Bolivia since the revolution of 1952.

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James MalloyPolitics of Social Security in BrazilThis study follows the progressive evolution of social insurance policy from 1889 to 1979, through four alternating periods of democratic and authoritarian governments.

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Patrick ManningGlobal Scientific Practice in an Age of Revolutions, 1750–1850The century from 1750 to 1850 was a period of dramatic transformations in world history, fostering revolutionary change beyond the political landscape. It was an era of rapidly expanding scientific investigation—and profound changes in scientific knowledge and practice also took place. In this volume, an esteemed group of international historians examines key elements of science in societies across Spanish America, Europe, West Africa, India, and Asia as they overlapped each other increasingly.

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Peter ManningSelected Poems of Thomas Hood, Winthrop Mackworth This anthology brings together three powerfully original figures who vividly capture the spirit and anxieties of nineteenth century England––Thomas Hood, Winthrop Mackworth Praed and Thomas Lovell Beddoes. The editors’ introductions to each poet are lively and accessible to the non-specialist, while their editorial work, both in establishing the texts and in their annotation and apparatus, makes this an ideal text for specialist study as well.
Jacob Rader MarcusJews in Christian EuropeFirst published in 1938, Jacob Rader Marcus’s The Jews in The Medieval World has remained an indispensable resource for its comprehensive view of Jewish historical experience from late antiquity through the early modern period, viewed through primary source documents in English translation.

In this new work, Marc Saperstein has recast the volume’s focus, now fully centered on Christian Europe, updated the work’s organizational format, and added seventy-two new annotated sources. In his compelling introduction, Saperstein supplies a modern and thought-provoking discussion of the changing values that influence our understanding of history, analyzing issues surrounding periodization, organization, and inclusion.

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Jacob Rader MarcusJew in the Medieval WorldTo gain an accurate view of medieval Judaism, one must look through the eyes of Jews and their contemporaries. First published in 1938, Jacob Rader Marcus’s classic source book on medieval Judaism provides the documents and historical narratives which let the actors and witnesses of events speak for themselves. The 137 sources included in the anthology include historical narratives, codes, legal opinions, martyrologies, memoirs, polemics, epitaphs, advertisements, folk-tales, ethical and pedagogical writings, book prefaces and colophons, commentaries, and communal statutes.

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Daniel MarderHugh Henry Brackenridge Reader, 1770-1815A collection of the work of Hugh Henry Brackenridge (1748-1816)—one of the most vigorous and prolific writers of his time, and extoller of democracy.

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Jacques MargeretRussian Empire and Grand Duchy of MuscovyMargeret offers a unique first-hand account of the political intrigues of turbulent seventeenth-century Russia. Writing for the French public, to whom Muscovy was virtually unknown, Margeret also describes Russian geography, climate, flora and fauna, customs, the Russian Orthodox Church, the military, and daily life at court.

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Soraya Castro MariñoCuban Studies 41Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. Cuban Studies has been published annually by the University of Pittsburgh Press beginning with volume 16 in 1985.

Cuban Studies 41 includes essays on: the ideology behind United States foreign policy toward Cuba; a gendered study of Cubans who migrate to other countries; Cuban social policy on inequality; fifty years of Cuban medical diplomacy; the fifty-year relationship between Havana and Moscow; film posters from ICAIC (Cuban Institute for Cinematographic Arts) that promoted the exhibition of Cuban and foreign films for the first time and transformed the look of Cuban cities and buildings; national cultural policy and the visual arts in the aftermath of the “Grey Years;” and a look at the global influence of Havana cigars.
Ben MarsdenUncommon ContextsBritain in the long nineteenth century developed an increasing interest in science of all kinds. Whilst poets and novelists took inspiration from technical and scientific innovations, those directly engaged in these new disciplines relied on literary techniques to communicate their discoveries to a wider audience. The essays in this collection uncover this symbiotic relationship between literature and science, at the same time bridging the disciplinary gulf between the history of science and literary studies. Specific case studies include the engineering language used by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the role of physiology in the development of the sensation novel and how mass communication made people lonely.

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Nate MarshallWild HundredsWinner of the 2014 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize
Winner of the 2017 Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award
Winner, 2016 BCALA Literary Award, Poetry Category
Finalist, 2015 NAACP Image Awards, poetry category

Wild Hundreds is a long love song to Chicago. The book celebrates the people, culture, and places often left out of the civic discourse and the travel guides. Wild Hundreds is a book that displays the beauty of black survival and mourns the tragedy of black death.

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Alexander MartinHolocaust in the EastThis book explores little-known dimensions of the Holocaust on Soviet territory: how the Soviet state and citizens reacted to the annihilation of the Jewish population and how to understand the role of local participants.
Alexander MartinFascination and EnmityAn original transnational history of Russia and Germany during the critical era of the world wars. By examining the mutual perceptions and misperceptions within each country, the contributors reveal the psyche of the Russian-German dynamic and its use as a powerful political and cultural tool.
Scott MartinKilling TimeWinner of the 1996 Phi Alpha Theta Best First Book Award Killing Time examines the cultural history of southwestern Pennsylvania through the lens of leisure activities. Scott Martin details how leisure activities were integral in the formation of class, gender, ethnic, and community identities.
Alberto MartinezCult of PythagorasMartínez discusses various popular myths from the history of mathematics. Some stories are partly true, others are entirely false, but all show the power of invention in history. Martínez inspects a wealth of primary sources, in several languages, over a span of many centuries. By exploring disagreements and ambiguities in the history of the elements of mathematics, The Cult of Pythagoras dispels myths that obscure the actual origins of mathematical concepts.

Chosen as a major selection by Scientific American Book Club (Library of Science®)

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Alberto MartínezScience SecretsWas Darwin really inspired by Galápagos finches? Did Einstein’s wife secretly contribute to his theories? Did Franklin fly a kite in a thunderstorm? Did a falling apple lead Newton to universal gravity? Did Galileo drop objects from the Leaning Tower of Pisa? Did Einstein really believe in God? Science Secrets answers these questions and many others. It is a unique study of how myths evolve in the history of science. The book includes new findings related to the Copernican revolution, alchemy, Pythagoras, young Einstein, and other events and figures in the history of science.

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Alberto MartínezScience SecretsWas Darwin really inspired by Galápagos finches? Did Einstein’s wife secretly contribute to his theories? Did Franklin fly a kite in a thunderstorm? Did a falling apple lead Newton to universal gravity? Did Galileo drop objects from the Leaning Tower of Pisa? Did Einstein really believe in God? Science Secrets answers these questions and many others. It is a unique study of how myths evolve in the history of science. The book includes new findings related to the Copernican revolution, alchemy, Pythagoras, young Einstein, and other events and figures in the history of science.

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Lizabeth Martinez-LotzCuban Studies 36Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. Cuban Studies has been published annually by the University of Pittsburgh Press beginning with volume 16 in 1985.
Suzanne MartinsonFallingwater 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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Jonathan MasseyCrystal and ArabesqueThe first biography of Claude Bragdon, an early and unique, but often overlooked, advocate of architectural modernism.

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Gerald MasseyPhilosophical Problems of the Internal and External WorldsThe inaugural volume of the series, devoted to the work of philosopher Adolf Grünbaum, encompasses the philosophical problems of space, time, and cosmology, the nature of scientific methodology, and the foundations of psychoanalysis.

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Gerald MasseyPhilosophical Problems of the Internal and External WorldsThe inaugural volume of the series, devoted to the work of philosopher Adolf Grünbaum, encompasses the philosophical problems of space, time, and cosmology, the nature of scientific methodology, and the foundations of psychoanalysis.

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Gerald MasseyScience 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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Thomas MastersPracticing WritingThomas Masters examines a pivotal era—the years following arrival of former soldiers on college campuses thanks to the GI Bill—in the history of the most ubiquitous and most problematic course offered in America: freshman English.

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Thomas MastersPracticing WritingThomas Masters examines a pivotal era—the years following arrival of former soldiers on college campuses thanks to the GI Bill—in the history of the most ubiquitous and most problematic course offered in America: freshman English.

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Hilary MastersShadows on a Wall As a novel deeply concerned with the relationship of politics and art, this work follows the story of department store founder E. J. Kaufmann and his interactions with Mexican painter Juan O’Gorman. The narrative describes the unexpected events that led Kaufmann to commission murals from this avid Marxist and, ultimately, his failure to use them.

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Jennifer MatesaKnowing StephanieStephanie Byram was an active, athletic young woman entering the prime of her life. She held dreams of earning her doctorate, pursing a career, falling in love, and starting a family. A doctor's visit, shortly after her thirtieth birthday, changed everything.

She had been concerned about a painful, swollen right breast, and tests confirmed the presence of a tumor. Stephanie was diagnosed with highly aggressive, highly malignant breast cancer-Stage IIIb infiltrative ductal carcinoma-and within two months she underwent a double mastectomy. Doctors gave her a 50 percent chance of surviving five years.

Despite this prognosis, Stephanie looked to the future, and refused to be deterred by the obstacles thrown suddenly into her path. Though she was rarely cancer-free and suffered recurrences that were progressively more invasive and damaging to her body, over the course of the next eight years she would live a life of her choosing.

Knowing Stephanie is a photographic essay that details the remarkable story of one woman’s fight against breast cancer—and how she channeled her ever-waning energy to transform her life and enrich her spirit.
Philip MauceriPolitics in the AndesThis volume represents the first comprehensive examination of the persistent political challenges facing Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.

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Christof Mauch Rivers in HistoryThis book presents one of the first comparative histories of rivers on the continents of Europe and North America in the modern age. The contributors examine the impact of rivers on humans and, conversely, the impact of humans on rivers. They view this dynamic relationship through political, cultural, industrial, social, and ecological perspectives in national and transnational settings. Contributors analyze the regional, national, and international politicization of rivers, the use and treatment of waterways in urban versus rural environments, and the increasing role of international commissions in ecological and commercial legislation for the protection of river resources. Case studies include the Seine in Paris, the Mississippi, the Volga, the Rhine, and the rivers of Pittsburgh.

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Christof Mauch Rivers in HistoryThis book presents one of the first comparative histories of rivers on the continents of Europe and North America in the modern age. The contributors examine the impact of rivers on humans and, conversely, the impact of humans on rivers. They view this dynamic relationship through political, cultural, industrial, social, and ecological perspectives in national and transnational settings. Contributors analyze the regional, national, and international politicization of rivers, the use and treatment of waterways in urban versus rural environments, and the increasing role of international commissions in ecological and commercial legislation for the protection of river resources. Case studies include the Seine in Paris, the Mississippi, the Volga, the Rhine, and the rivers of Pittsburgh.

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William MayerEnduring Controversies in Presidential Nominating PoliticsRetraces the more than 200-year history of presidential elections in the US—a spectacle that never fails to engage, excite, and enrage millions of Americans—showing the evolution from the days of the founders to today.

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Tim Mayers(Re)Writing CraftTim Mayers explores the nature of the contemporary English department with the intent of drawing connections between the usually separate fields of creative writing and composition studies.

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Amy MazurGender Bias and the StateA study of symbolic reforms in France that address (or don’t address) equal employment policy for women.

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Julie McBrienFrom Belonging to BeliefThis book presents a nuanced ethnographic study of Islam and secularism in post-Soviet Central Asia, as seen from the small town of Bazaar-Korgon in southern Kyrgyzstan. Julie McBrien explores belief and non-belief, varying practices of Islam, discourses of extremism, and the role of the state, to elucidate the everyday experiences of Bazaar-Korgonians. She shows how Islam is explored, lived, and debated in both conventional and novel sites, and argues that religion is not always a matter of belief— sometimes it is essentially about belonging. McBrien details the complex process of evolving religion in a region that has experienced both Soviet atheism and post-Soviet secularism, each of which has profoundly formed the way Muslims interpret and live Islam.
Larry McCafferyMetafictional MuseMcCaffery interprets the works of three major writers of radically experimental fiction: Robert Coover; Donald Barthelme; and Willam H. Gass.

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William McCaggDisabled in the Soviet UnionThe essays in this collection chronicle the responses of the Soviet state and society to a variety of disabled groups and disabilities.

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Shara McCallumWater Between UsIn the winner of the 1999 Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize, Shara McCallum presents a poetic examination of cultural fragmentation, and the struggle of those in exile to reconcile the disparate and often conflicting influences of the homeland and the adopted country.

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Shara McCallumSong of ThievesShara McCallum is on of the most compelling voices in American poetry. In her second collection Song of Thieves she artfully draws from the language and imagery of her Caribbean background to play a haunting and soulful tune.

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Lee McCardellIll-Starred GeneralLee McCardell’s strongly-reviewed biography of the General who disastrously led British forces--including a young George Washington--into battle against the French near the site of present day Pittsburgh.

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Charles McCormickSeeing RedsCharles McCormick’s extensively researched work describes the formative period of federal domestic spying in the Pittsburgh region. He utilizes case files from various federal intelligence agencies to add to our understanding of the security state, cold war ideology, labor and immigration history, and the rise of the authoritarian American Left, as well as the career paths of figures as diverse as J. Edgar Hoover and William Z. Foster.

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Jeffrey McDanielEndarkenmentThe poet employs colloquial diction, references pop and classical culture, and travels at 1000 miles per hour in his fourth collection. For those who think contemporary poetry is about abject confessions, vacation in Provence and opaque ‘academicisms,’ McDaniel is an intro to a new world.

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Jeffrey McDanielChapel of Inadvertent Joy“Reading Jeffrey McDaniel’s gorgeously dark and utterly compelling Chapel of Inadvertent Joy reminds me that he is probably the most important poet in America. The book in your hands was written by a master of metaphor and a poet of huge imagination and fierce ingenuity, a fine antidote to realism. Get this voice in your head.”—Major Jackson

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Colleen McElroyHere I Throw Down My Heart Here I Throw Down My Heart offers a view of twenty-first century boundaries where home can be as transitory as the weather, and continuously alters our perceptions of our bodies, the planet, and the spaces we inhabit.

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Colleen McElroyBlood MemoryThrough the rhythms and musicality unique to McElroy's voice, Blood Memory portrays an extended family, a complex culture spanning several decades, multiple victories and failures, and a single brilliant soul that frames the poems. 
Eric McGlincheyChaos, Violence, DynastyA compelling study of the divergent political courses taken by Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan in the wake of Soviet rule. McGlinchey examines economics, religion, political legacies, foreign investment, and the ethnicity of these countries to evaluate the relative success of political structures in each nation.

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Frank McGlynnAnthropological Approaches to Political BehaviorThe essays in this collection highlight theoretical issues surrounding concepts of power. These essayists argue that the only way to fully comprehend and analyze the complexities of power is to locate where the material, psychological, and social dimensions of political power are socially situated and reproduced.

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Frank McGlynnMeaning of FreedomIn The Meaning of Freedom scholars from a wide variety of disciplines contemplate the aftermath of slavery, focusing on Caribbean societies and the southern United States. They attempt to answer the questions about culture, economics, and politics central to this issue.

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Michael McGriffDismantling the HillsWINNER OF THE 2007 AGNES LYNCH STARRETT POETRY PRIZE


A book of poems that explore working-class, rural American life, in all its complication and contradiction.

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Aims McGuinnessSocieties 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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Aims McGuinnessSocieties 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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J. E. McGuireScience, Reason, and RhetoricThrough essays on both rhetorical theory and case studies, leaders in the disciplines of rhetoric, sociology, philosophy, and history converge and clash to explore the rhetoric of science.

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J. E. McGuireScience, Reason, and RhetoricThrough essays on both rhetorical theory and case studies, leaders in the disciplines of rhetoric, sociology, philosophy, and history converge and clash to explore the rhetoric of science.

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Irene McKinneySix O’Clock Mine ReportThe speaker in Irene McKinney’s poems is most often alone, sitting at the side of a stream, or standing at her own chosen gravesite in the Appalachian mountains, and the meditations spoken out of this essential solitude are powerfully clear, witty, and wide-ranging in content and tone. The center sequence of poems in the Emily Dickinson persona explores and magnifies that great and enigmatic figure.
The poems are firmly grounded in concern for the ways in which the elemental powers are at work in the earth and in us: on the surface of our lives, and deeper in the underworld of the coalmines. In McKinney’s poems, the human world is never seen as separate from the natural one.
Peter McLaughlinTheory and Method in the NeurosciencesThis volume surveys the nature and structure of theories in contemporary neuroscience, exploring many of its methodological techniques and problems.

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Sally McMurryPennsylvania FarmingPennsylvania Farming presents the first history of Pennsylvania agriculture in more than sixty years. Sally McMurry goes beyond a strictly economic approach and considers the diverse forces that helped shape the farming landscape, from physical factors to cultural repertoires to labor systems. Above all, the people who created and worked on Pennsylvania’s farms are placed at the center of attention. More than 150 photographs inform the interpretation, which offers a sweeping look at the evolution of Pennsylvania’s agricultural landscapes right up to the present day.
Louise McNeillMilkweed LadiesThe Milkweed Ladies, the memoirs of poet Louise McNeill, is written out of deep affection for and intimate knowledge of the lives of rural people and the rhythms of the natural world. It is a personal account of the farm in southern West Virginia where her family has lived for nine generations. It also, however extends beyond life on a single farm with repeated intrusions from larger world events.

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Louise McNeillHill DaughterMusically complex and intellectually sophisticated, Louise McNeill’s imagery and rhythms have their deepest sources in the West Virginia mountains where she was born in 1911 on a farm that has been in her family for nine generations. These are rooted poems, passionately concerned with stewardship of the land and with the various destructions of land and people that often come masked as “progress.”

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Nick MegoranNationalism in Central AsiaNick Megoran explores the process of building independent nation-states in post-Soviet Central Asia through the lens of the boundary between Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, using a combination of political, historical, ethnographic, and geographic frames to shed new light on this process.
Leandrit MehmetiKosovo and SerbiaFollowing the 1992 breakup of Yugoslavia, the region descended into a series of bloody conflicts marked by intense ethnic and religious hatreds. Kosovo emerged at the epicenter of these disputes and the site of innumerable human rights violations, as Serbia, united with Montenegro at the time, sought to remove the Albanian presence. Kosovo (roughly ninety percent Albanian) declared independence in 2008, and although it is recognized by over one hundred UN member states, it is still not recognized by Serbia. This volume brings together scholars of Serbian, Albanian, Christian, and Muslim backgrounds to examine the Serbian-Albanian dynamic in Kosovo through historical, political, economic, and social perspectives.

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Peter MeinkeNight Train and the Golden BirdAlthough The Night Train and the Golden Bird is Peter Meinke’s first poetry collection, it is a seasoned performance—the result of careful deliberation and mature judgment—yet impetuous and exciting. It’s full of wit and humor tempered with the sadness of approaching middle-age, anguish over political and social injustice, and of the very failings of everyday people and their lives.
Peter MeinkeTrying to Surprise GodTrying to Surprise God is Peter Meinke’s second book of poetry, and is characterized by an unusual and masterful range of effects, and by Meinke’s unique wit and compassion.
Peter MeinkeLiquid PaperPeter Meinke was a master of traditional poetic forms long before the current interest in “the new formalism.” His work is, in turn, witty, comic, sane, deeply moving, and always readable. Liquid Paper collects the best of his previously published poems from the late 1960s on with a generous selection of new work.
Peter MeinkeNight Watch on the ChesapeakeNight Watch on the Chesapeake is Peter Meinke’s third collection of poetry. The poems traverse a wide landscape of topics from playing baseball, the death of a friend, divorce, and even poetry itself.
Peter MeinkeZinc FingersIn Peter Meinke’s eleventh collection, he writes poems of humor and sadness. His poems speak truth with the self-assurance of a man willing to laugh at himself and, by extension, he invites us to laugh at ourselves as well.
Peter MeinkeScarsPeter Meinke is one of the most readable poets. The surface clarity of his lines and his aptness for metaphor make these poems accessible and mysterious. They have real subjects - Dessert Storm and acorns, coffee and Tolstoy - but at the same time give entry to that interior world where all feelings and moralities grow.
Peter MeinkeLucky BonesPeter Meinke moves fluidly through free and formal shapes, taking the reader on a tour through America in the 21st century: family, politics, love, war and peace, old age and death are looked at in ways that are surprising, clear, and warm-hearted. Lit by flashes of anger and laughter as he surveys his territory from the vantage point of old age, the poems are, in the end, both sane and profound, set to Meinke’s own music.

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Peter MeinkeContracted WorldPassionate and compassionate, these poems are both deeply imagined and accessible to the general reader, focusing on personal and political life in American society.

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Trevor MeliaScience, Reason, and RhetoricThrough essays on both rhetorical theory and case studies, leaders in the disciplines of rhetoric, sociology, philosophy, and history converge and clash to explore the rhetoric of science.

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Trevor MeliaScience, Reason, and RhetoricThrough essays on both rhetorical theory and case studies, leaders in the disciplines of rhetoric, sociology, philosophy, and history converge and clash to explore the rhetoric of science.

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Thomas MellonThomas Mellon and His TimesPublicly available for the first time, Pittsburgh entrepreneur, judge, and banker Thomas Mellon’s autobiography includes maps and rarely seen photographs. The preface by his grandson Paul Mellon and the foreword by David McCullough, along with the introduction, notes, and afterword by University of Pittsburgh professor Mary Briscoe, provide a historical and social context.

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Steve MellonAfter the Smoke ClearsAfter the Smoke Clears contains thought-provoking, personal stories of hardship and endurance from five towns in America’s collapsing industrial heartland. It focuses on the complex relationships between work, loss, and identity. Includes 48 plates of black and white photographs.
Martin MelosiGarbage in the CitiesThis revised edition of a seminal work in the field of urban environmental history traces the development of waste management and related technologies from the Progressive Era to the present.

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Martin MelosiEnergy MetropolisA comprehensive history of the development of Houston, examining the factors that have facilitated unprecedented growth--and the environmental cost of that development. Examines the steps Houston has taken to overcome laissez-faire politics, indiscriminate expansion, and infrastructural overload. An analysis of the environmental consequences of large-scale energy production and unchecked growth.

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Martin MelosiSanitary CityMartin V. Melosi assembles a comprehensive, thoroughly researched and referenced history of sanitary services in urban America. He examines the evolution of water supply, sewage systems, and solid waste disposal during three distinct eras: The Age of Miasmas (pre-1880); The Bacteriological Revolution (1880-1945); and The New Ecology (1945 to present-day). This abridged edition includes updated text and bibliographic materials. The Sanitary City is an essential resource for those interested in environmental history, environmental engineering, science and technology, urban studies, and public health.

Winner of: George Perkins Marsh Prize from the American Society for Environmental History
Urban History Association Prize for the best book in North American Urban History
Abel Wolman Prize from the Public Works Historical Society
Sidney Edelstein Prize from the Society for the History of Technology

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Martin MelosiPrecious CommodityMelosi examines water resources in the United States and addresses whether access to water is an inalienable right of citizens, and if government is responsible for its distribution as a public good. He provides historical background on the construction, administration, and adaptability of water supply and wastewater systems in urban America. Looking to the future, he compares the costs and benefits of public versus private water supply, examining the global movement toward privatization.
Martin MelosiEnergy CapitalsFossil fuels propelled industries and nations into the modern age and continue to powerfully influence economies and politics today. As Energy Capitals demonstrates, the discovery and exploitation of fossil fuels has proven to be a mixed blessing in many of the cities and regions where it has occurred. With case studies from the United States, Canada, Mexico, Norway, Africa, and Australia, this volume views a range of older and more recent energy capitals, contrasts their evolutions, and explores why some capitals were able to influence global trends in energy production and distribution while others failed to control even their own destinies.

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Martin MelosiEffluent America Garbage, wastewater, hazardous waste: these are the lenses through which Melosi views nineteenth- and twentieth-century America. In broad overviews and specific case studies, Melosi treats the relationship between industrial expansion and urban growth from an ecological perspective.

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Emanuel MelzerNo Way OutEmanuel Melzer demonstrates that the politics of Polish Jewry concerning questions of policy and the tenacious daily struggles against discrimination had little effect upon their deteriorating situation. Without charismatic leadership and an organizational framework based on common Jewish destiny and mutual identification, its ability to confront the grave challenges that lay ahead was seriously impaired. With the approach of war, many felt they were trapped with no way out, left to face the Nazi onslaught virtually alone.

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Emanuel MelzerNo Way OutEmanuel Melzer demonstrates that the politics of Polish Jewry concerning questions of policy and the tenacious daily struggles against discrimination had little effect upon their deteriorating situation. Without charismatic leadership and an organizational framework based on common Jewish destiny and mutual identification, its ability to confront the grave challenges that lay ahead was seriously impaired. With the approach of war, many felt they were trapped with no way out, left to face the Nazi onslaught virtually alone.

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Samuel MencherBritish Private Medical Practice and the National Health ServiceMencher spent a year in Great Britain (1965-1966) interviewing leaders of professional medical associations, executives of the health insurance societies, and general practitioners and specialists engaged in private practice. His study of the private medical service twenty years after the passage of the National Health Service Act reviews the changes, problems, and successes of the National Health Service.

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Samuel MencherPoor Law to Poverty ProgramMencher provides a historical and philosophical background on the growth of welfare policy through its sources, concepts, and specific programs. He covers a period from the English Poor Law of the sixteenth century through contemporary times.

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Paul MerchantSound of the AxSound of the Ax is a collection of over 400 wise and witty sayings and 26 aphoristic poems by one of the essential poets of the twentieth century, William Stafford.

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D. MerrillMetaphysics 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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D. MerrillArt, 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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Joseph MerrittGuide to the Mammals of PennsylvaniaThis extensive, portable guidebook contains behavior and ecological characteristics, Pennsylvania and North American range maps, and photographs of the sixty-three different species of wild mammals that populate Pennsylvania’s hills and valleys.
Carmelo Mesa-Lago Cuba After the Cold WarTen original essays by an international team of scholars specializing in Cuba, the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, and Latin America focus on the fall of communism in Europe and the transition to a market economy in Cuba.

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Carmelo Mesa-Lago Revolutionary Change in CubaCuba remains an enigma to most of the world. This collection of essays is a comprehensive and authoritative study of nearly all aspects of socialist Cuba-politics, economics, and society-recorded during the tumultuous period from 1959 to 1970.

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Carmelo Mesa-Lago Cuba in the WorldExamines changes in Cuban leadership, economy, and armed forces to explain its increased participation in world affairs. Views Cuban ties with Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Africa, Israel, and the socialist countries and how they impact U.S.-Cuban relations.

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Carmelo Mesa-Lago Cuban Studies 16Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. Cuban Studies has been published annually by the University of Pittsburgh Press beginning with volume 16 in 1985.
Carmelo Mesa-Lago Cuban Studies 17Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. Cuban Studies has been published annually by the University of Pittsburgh Press beginning with volume 16 in 1985.

Volume 17 of Cuban Studies explores gender inequality, Afro-Cubanism, U.S. policy towards Cuba, and Cuba’s economic planning and management.
Carmelo Mesa-Lago Cuban Studies 18Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. Cuban Studies has been published annually by the University of Pittsburgh Press beginning with volume 16 in 1985.

Essays in volume 18 of Cuban Studies include discussions of Cuba’s approach to the Latin American debt crisis, its two-century-old race problem and its impact on Cuba’s relations with Africa, differences between urban and rural living conditions and development, and the recent housing situation in Cuba.
Carmelo Mesa-Lago Cuban Studies 19Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. Cuban Studies has been published annually by the University of Pittsburgh Press beginning with volume 16 in 1985.

Essays in volume 19 approach the provocative issues of religion, freedom of literary expression, and women’s health care.
Carmelo Mesa-Lago Cuban Studies 20Cuban Studies is the preeminent journal for scholarly work on Cuba. Each volume includes articles in English and Spanish and a large book review section. Cuban Studies has been published annually by the University of Pittsburgh Press beginning with volume 16 in 1985.
Carmelo Mesa-Lago Social Security in Latin AmericaA comprehensive and sophisticated study of the relationship between social security policy and inequality in Latin America.

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Carmelo Mesa-Lago Do 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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Carmelo Mesa-Lago Voices of Change in Cuba from the Non-State SectorMore than one million Cubans, representing thirty percent of the country’s labor force, currently comprise the non-state sector. This development represents a crucial structural reform implemented by Raul Castro. Yet, little has been published about the demographic makeup of this group. Based on eighty in-depth interviews recently conducted in Cuba, this book offers fascinating insights into today’s Cuban economy from the non-state sector, while also reflecting on its potential for development and the obstacles it faces.
Carmelo Mesa-Lago Comparative Socialist Systems“The editors have merged work from two disciplines, economics and political science; in a summary conclusion, a sociologist suggests possible extensions in the comparison of socialist systems for the future. . . . contributes generously to the field.” —Slavic Review

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Carmelo Mesa-Lago Ascent to BankruptcyFor social security specialists, this sweeping study will serve as a comprehensive regional handbook on the legal, administrative, and financial features of Latin America’s programs.

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Michael MetcalfTage ErlanderThe definitive political biography of Swedish prime minister Tage Erlander. This book is both the study of an individual style of leadership and the role of the prime minister in a parliamentary state. It shows Erlander as a complex and engaging intellectual fiercely loyal to his party, agitative yet dedicated to cooperation between parties.

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Jack MeyerDemographic Change and the American FutureThe essays in this volume analyze the growing stresses of demographic trends in the United States and their implications for policymakers.

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Susan Gluck MezeyPitiful PlaintiffsFocusing on a class action lawsuit against the Illinois child welfare system (B. H. v. Johnson), Pitiful Plaintiffs examines the role of the federal courts in the child welfare policymaking process and the extent to which litigation can achieve the goal of reforming child welfare systems.

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Susan Mezey Disabling Interpretations Concerned with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, this book takes a critical stance of the nation's legal system for preventing the act from becoming effective.

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Paula MichaelsCurative PowersCurative Powers combines post-colonial theory with ethnographic research to reconstruct how the Soviet government used medicine and public health policy to transform the society, politics, and culture of its outlying regions, specifically Kazakhstan.

Winner of the 2003 Heldt Prize from the Association for Women in Slavic Studies.

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Judith MichaelsPresident’s CallJudith Michaels provides an in-depth examination of the Senate-confirmed presidential appointees of the Gorge H. W. Bush administration, and analyzes what these choices reveal about him, his administration, and the institution of political appointments itself. She compares this research to other administrations in the modern era. Particularly fascinating is how Bush's appointees compare with those of Ronald Reagan.

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Richard MichelsonMore Money than GodMichelson’s poems explore the boundaries between the personal and the political, and the connections between history and memory. Growing up under the shadow of the Holocaust, in a Brooklyn neighborhood consumed with racial strife, Michelson’s experiences were far from ordinary. His sense of humor and acute awareness of Jewish history, with its ancient emphasis on the fundamental worth of human existence make this accessible book, finally, celebratory and life-affirming.

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Jozeph MichmanStorm in the CommunityInspired by the expanded freedom of the press and the satirical and often vulgar Spectatorial writings which were popular at the time, a small but energetic group of enlightened Jews in Amsterdam decided to publish a series of Yiddish polemical pamphlets (Diskursn) as an informative and propagandistic vehicle through which they could anonymously persuade the Jews of Amsterdam to choose the party of progress and enlightenment. This first-ever bilingual edition helps the reader understand and appreciate these colorful Dutch Jews and their often impassioned arguments.

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Kevin MiddlebrookUnited States and Latin America in the 1980sThis volume offers insights on the state of U.S.-Latin American relations, external debt and capital flows, trade relations, democracy, human rights, migration, and security during the 1980s.

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Jose MiguensJuan Peron and the Reshaping of ArgentinaAlthough Juan Perón changed the course of modern Argentine history, scholars have often interpreted him in terms of their own ideologies and interests, rather than seeing the effect of this man and his movement had on the Argentine people. These essays seek to uncover the man behind the myth, to define the true nature of Perónism.

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Vasa MihailovichSongs of the Serbian PeopleIn the early nineteenth century Serb scholar Vuk Karadzic collected and published now classic transcriptions of Balkan oral poetry. This edition, by taking great care to preserve the unique meter and rhythm at the heart of Serbian oral poetry as well as the idiom of the original singers, offers the most complete and authoritative translations ever assembled in English.
Char MillerOut of the WoodsEnvironmental History, formerly Environmental History Review, has helped define an entire discipline through the publication of the finest scholarship of humanists, social and natural scientists, and a variety of other professionals. Out of the Woods gathers the best of this scholarship.
Thomas MillerFormation of College EnglishCo-Winner of the 1998 Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize for outstanding research publication in the field of teaching English language, literature, rhetoric and composition, The Formation of College English reexamines the civic concerns of rhetoric and the politics that have shaped and continue to shape college English.

Co-Winner, 1997 MLA Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize

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David Philip MillerJames Watt, ChemistIn the Victorian era, James Watt became an iconic engineer, but in his own time he was also an influential chemist. Miller examines Watt’s illustrious engineering career in light of his parallel interest in chemistry, arguing that Watt’s conception of steam engineering relied upon chemical understandings.

Part I of the book—Representations—examines the way James Watt has been portrayed over time, emphasizing sculptural, pictorial and textual representations from the nineteenth century. As an important contributor to the development of arguably the most important technology of industrialization, Watt became a symbol that many groups of thinkers were anxious to claim. Part II—Realities—focuses on reconstructing the unsung "chemical Watt" instead of the lionized engineer.

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Char MillerOn the BorderChar Miller has collected insightful interdisciplinary essays examining the human impact on the environment in and around San Antonio, Texas, over the past three centuries.
Thomas MillerEvolution of College English Miller defines college English studies as literacy studies and examines how it has evolved in tandem with broader developments in literacy and the literate. He maps out “four corners” of English departments: literature, language studies, teacher education, and writing studies. Miller identifies their development with broader changes in the technologies and economies of literacy that have redefined what students write and read, which careers they enter, and how literature represents their experiences and aspirations.

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Richard MillerWriting at the End of the WorldRichard E. Miller questions the current views of the relationship between the humanities and daily life, and proposes that, in the face of increasing violence, the humanities should become more important, not less.

Winner of the 2006 CEE James H. Britton Award

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Char MillerSeeking the Greatest GoodChar Miller chronicles the history of the Pinchot Institute for Conservation Studies and describes its iconic national historic site, Grey Towers, offered by Pinchot’s family as a lasting gift to the American people. As a union of the United States Forest Service and the Conservation Foundation, the institute was created to formulate policy and develop conservation education programs. Miller explores the institute’s unique fusion of policy makers, scientists, politicians, and activists and their efforts to increase our understanding of and responses to urban and rural forestry, water quality, soil erosion, air pollution, endangered species, land management and planning, and hydraulic fracking.

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Char MillerBetween Ruin and RestorationThis volume assembles leading experts in policy, history, and activism to address Israel’s continuing environmental transformation from the biblical era through its future aspirations, with a particular focus on the past one hundred and fifty years.
Daniel MillerForging Political CompromiseHistorians have long claimed Czechoslovakia between the world wars as an island of democracy in a sea of dictatorships. The reasons for the survival of democratic institutions have never been fully explained. Miller pieces together the story of the party and its longtime leader, Antonín Svehla, who had an extraordinary capacity to mediate between political parties, factions, and individual political leaders. Miller shows how Svehla's official and behind-the-scenes activities in the parliament provided the new state with stability and continuity.

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Nicholas MillerBetween Nation and StateMiller chronicles the politics in Croatia prior to the first World War. The failures of the Croat-Serbian Coalition led to their inability to create a cohesive civic/democratic union during the war years, and prevail to this day.

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Philip MillerKaraite Separatism in Nineteenth-Century RussiaWhen the Karaites successfully dissociated themselves from the Rabbanite Russian Jews with the creation of the Karaite Religious Consistory in 1837, the result was a schism within Judaism unprecedented since the rise of Christianity. Philip E. Miller sets this event in the context of the history of the Russian Karaites from their origins to the present, focusing on economic and political concerns that led to the schism, and provides access to an important primary source document for the study of Karaite history in Hebrew and English translation.

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Michael MinkenbergAmerican ImpasseFor forty years, the political energies of the United States were absorbed by the American-Soviet rivalry. These contributors argue that, with the demise of communism, American politics and policy met the challenge of the new global order with alarming slowness and inflexibility. These essays provide an analytic and rather unflattering snapshot of U.S. foreign policy at a time of rapid change.

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Zelda Schneurson MishkovskySpectacular DifferenceFilled with vivid, often dreamlike pictures from the natural world, the poems of Zelda Schneurson Mishkovsky, known to her Hebrew readers simply as Zelda, are unlike anything else in Hebrew literature. Marcia Falk was authorized by the poet to be her translator and worked on these translations over the course of three decades. Selected from all six of Zelda's books, the poems are accompanied by the translator's essay introducing the poet and illuminating the highly personal and often startling images in her lyrics.

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Gordon Mitchell Hitting First A critical analysis of the political dialogue leading up to the embrace of preventive war as national policy and rationale for the invasion and occupation of Iraq. Offers a framework for avoiding future policy breakdowns through deliberative public and governmental debate.

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Judith ModellTown Without SteelIn 1986, with little warning, the USX Homestead Works closed. Thousands of workers who depended on steel to survive were left without work. A Town Without Steel looks at the people of Homestead as they reinvent their views of household and work and place in this world.

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James MohrCormany DiariesA unique pairing of husband and wife diaries written during the Civil War, offering in-depth accounts of life both at home and on the battlefield. Notes by the editor enlighten many of the issues that the couple grappled with during this tumultuous time.

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Arthur MolellaWorld's Fairs on the Eve of WarThis book considers representations of science and technology at world’s fairs as influential cultural forces and at a critical moment in history, when tensions and ideological divisions between political regimes would soon lead to war. It examines five fairs and expositions from across the globe—including three that were staged (Paris, 1937; Dusseldorf, 1937; and New York, 1939–40), and two that were in development before the war began but never executed (Tokyo, 1940; and Rome, 1942).

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Mercedes MonjianRobinson JeffersIn addition to discussing Robinson Jeffers’ life and philosophy, Monjian analyzes the form and style of his poetry and philosophy of inhumanism.

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James MonroeButterflies of PennsylvaniaFeaturing over 900 color illustrations, Butterflies of Pennsylvania is the most comprehensive, user-friendly field guide to date of all of the species of butterflies and skippers ever recorded in Pennsylvania. Information on distinguishing marks, traits, wingspan, habitat, larval host plants, and handy facts offer assistance for field identification. County-by-county maps show where each species has been recorded, and graphs detail when they are present and most likely to be seen.

Jonathan MonroeLocal Knowledges, Local PracticesContaining essays by professors in a wide variety of disciplines, this book provides an overview of Cornell University’s rich history and distinguished achievements in training students to write well.

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Barbara MonroePlateau Indian Ways with WordsIn Plateau Indian Ways with Words, Barbara Monroe makes visible the arts of persuasion of the Plateau Indians, whose ancestral grounds stretch from the Cascades to the Rockies, revealing a chain of cultural identification that predates the colonial period and continues to this day.
David MontgomeryPracticing IslamMontgomery presents a rich ethnographic study on the practice and meaning of Islamic life in Kyrgyzstan. Through his years of on-the-ground research, he assembles both an anthropology of knowledge and an anthropology of Islam, demonstrating how individuals make sense of and draw meanings from their environments. This book offers the most thorough English-language study to date of Islam in post-Soviet Kyrgyzstan.

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Gretchen MoonLocal HistoriesAn original and significant study of the developmental diversity within the discipline of composition that opens the door to further examination of local histories as guideposts to the origins of composition studies.

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Harry John Mooney JrFiction and Criticism of Katherine Anne PorterOne of the earliest, and still one of the most perceptive analyses of Katherine Anne Porter, it gives careful interpretation of the style and intent of Porter’s work from 1935 through the publication and critical reception of Ship of Fools.

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Harry John Mooney JrJames Gould CozzensMooney closely examines each of Cozzens’ novels, isolating and defining his main themes and addressing the critical acclaim and condemnation of his works.

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Harry John Mooney JrShapeless GodNine noted literary critics examine the spiritual and religious elements in the fiction of such diverse writers as James Baldwin, J. F. Powers, Graham Greene, Par Lagerkvist, and Flannery O’Connor.

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Robin Dale MooreNationalizing BlacknessNationalizing Blackness represents one of the first politicized studies of twentieth-century culture in Cuba. It demonstrates how music can function as the center of racial and cultural conflict during the formation of a national identity.

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J. Roberto MoreiraSociety and Education in BrazilA study of the transformation in education in mid-twentieth century Brazil, and the social and economic forces that shaped it. The book also looks at how, in turn, education is shaping the rapid transformation of Brazilian society.

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José MorenoBarrios in ArmsWhen the revolution broke out in Santo Domingo in April 1965, José A. Moreno was living in the rebel zone of the city, where he helped with the organization of medical clinics and food distribution centers. His activities brought him into daily contact with top leaders of the rebel forces, members of political organizations, commando groups of young men from the barrios and ordinary citizens in the neighborhood. His eyewitness account is augmented by his professional analysis of the rebels-their backgrounds, personalities, ideologies, and expectations. He also focuses on the social processes that brought cohesiveness to the divergent rebel groups as they faced a common enemy.

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Joyce MorgenrothDance ImprovisationsDance Improvisations is a book for teachers of dance and acting, choreographers, directors, and dance therapists. Methodical, yet inventive, this book offers highly structured techniques for developing dancers’ ability to work together.

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Malena MörlingAstoriaA book of poetry about the transitory physical world of the body, trains, and highways that reflects on the seamless quality of the present moment.

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Stephen MorrisCorruption and Democracy in Latin AmericaA groundbreaking national and regional study of corruption and its relation to democracy in Latin America. This book provides policy analysis and prescription through a wide-ranging methodological, empirical, and theoretical survey.

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Joan MorrisonAmerican MosaicAmerican Mosaic presents the recollections of 140 immigrants from six continents and fifty countries who have settled all across the United States.
Peter MortensenImagining RhetoricJanet Eldred and Peter Mortensen examine the development of women’s writing in the decades between the American Revolution and the Civil War, and how women imagined using their education to further the civic aims of an idealistic new nation.

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Mihaela MoscaliucImmigrant ModelThe poems in Immigrant Model explore issues of individual and communal identity in the face of conflict, conflicting "truths" or histories, and uprootedness. They explore the notion of homeland as it relates to one's roots, adopted space, psychological terrain, and gendered body.

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Edwin MoseleyPseudonyms of Christ in the Modern NovelAn interpretation of the recurrence of the Christ archetype in the modern novel. Moseley discusses novelists from Conrad and Turgenev to Camus and Hemingway.

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Robert MoserUnexpected OutcomesRobert Moser offers a sophisticated analysis of Russia’s complex electoral system, and its effects on political parties and representation in Russia during the 1990s.

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George MosseGerman Jews beyond JudaismJews were emancipated at a time when high culture was becoming an integral part of German citizenship. German Jews felt a powerful urge to integrate, to find their Jewish substance in German culture and craft an identity as both Germans and Jews. In this volume, based on the 1983 Efroymson Memorial Lectures given at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, George Mosse traces their pursuit of Bildung and German Enlightenment ideals and their efforts to influence German society even at a time when this led to intellectual isolation. Yet out of this German-Jewish dialogue, what had once been part of German culture became a central Jewish heritage.

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Till MostowlanskyAzan on the MoonAzan on the Moon is an in-depth anthropological study of people’s lives along the Pamir Highway in eastern Tajikistan. Based on extensive fieldwork and through an analysis of construction, mobility, technology, media, development, Islam, and the state along the Pamir Highway, Mostowlansky shows how conceptualizations of modernity are both challenged and reinforced in contemporary Tajikistan.

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Poul MouritzenLeadership at the Apex Leadership at the Apex offers a revision of the general view concerning the boundaries of public administration. It reveals that there is more interdependence and shared influence between elected officials and appointed executives than previously realized.

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Jeremy MoyleNature in the New WorldGerbi examines the fascinating reports of the first Europeans to see the Americas. These accounts provided the basis for the images of strange and new flora, fauna, and human creatures that filled European imaginations. Chapters include the writings of Columbus, Vespucci, Cortés, Verrazzano, and Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo. Gerbi contends that Oviedo was a major, though overlooked, authority on the culture, history, and conquest of the New World.

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Jeremy MoyleDispute of the New WorldWhen Hegel described the Americas as an inferior continent, he was repeating a contention that inspired one of the most passionate debates of modern times. This thesis drew heated responses from politicians, philosophers, publicists, and patriots on both sides of the Atlantic. The ensuing polemic reached its apex in the late eighteenth century and is far from extinct today. The Dispute of the New World is the definitive study of this debate.

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Joseph Mozur Jr.Parables from the PastMozur traces the development of Chingiz Aitmatov's fiction from the early 1950s through the mid-1970s, and discusses his work against the Soviet political and cultural background in which it was created.

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Gary MucciaroniPolitical Failure of Employment Policy, 1945–1982This book follows the impact of economic ideas and opinions on federal employment policy from the 1946 Employment Act to the Job Training Partnership Act of 1982. Among many factors, Mucciaroni traces policy failures to the fact that labor and management were not centrally involved in making policy, and employment programs lacked a stable and organized constituency committed to their success. Additionally, employment programs were not integrated with economic policy, were hampered by conflicting objectives, and were difficult to carry out effectively.

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Ulrich MueckePolitical Culture in Nineteenth-Century PeruTracing the development of Peru’s first modern political party, the Partido Civil, Ulrich Muecke touches on virtually every aspect of 19th-century society in that country in this illuminating work.

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Ulrich MueckePolitical Culture in Nineteenth-Century PeruTracing the development of Peru’s first modern political party, the Partido Civil, Ulrich Muecke touches on virtually every aspect of 19th-century society in that country in this illuminating work.

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Lois MulkearnGeorge Mercer PapersGeorge Mercer was a captain of the First Virginia Regiment during the French and Indian War, a land surveyor, and an agent for the Ohio Company in England.Lois Mulkearn interprets George Mercer's documents on the activities of the Ohio Company, including early plans for town settlement, Indian treaties, and elightrning the reader on colonial history and the western frontier.

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Lois MulkearnTraveler's Guide to Historic Western PennsylvaniaA comprehensive twenty-seven county guide to historic landmarks in western Pennsylvania, with background information on each, and how to reach them.

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Edward Muller Biking through History on the Great Allegheny Passage TrailFormerly titled An Uncommon Passage: Traveling through History on the Great Allegheny Passage Trail, this is a revised and updated version. This book reveals the historic importance of the Great Allegheny Passage Trail, now a scenic biking tand hiking trail that stretches from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington, D.C. Through beautiful contemporary photos, historic illustrations and a compelling narrative, the rich history of the trail comes to life for visitors (and  everyone) to enjoy.
Edward Muller Before RenaissanceExamines a half-century epoch when planners, public officials, and civic leaders engaged in a dialogue about the meaning of planning and its application for improving life in Pittsburgh. Defines Pittsburgh’s key role in the national urban planning movement.

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David MunnsEngineering the Environment This is the first history of phytotrons, huge climate-controlled laboratories that enabled plant scientists to experiment on the environmental causes of growth and development of living organisms. Made possible by computers and other modern technologies of the early Cold War, phytotrons promised an end to global hunger and political instability, spreading around the world to thirty countries after World War II.

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George MurdockCulture and SocietyTwenty four essays cover a broad range of topics in cultural anthropology, and represent the best writings of George Peter Murdock and reveal his theoretical orientation and his many landmark contributions to the field.

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George Peter MurdockTheories of IllnessAn important contribution to medical anthropology, this work defines the principal causes if illness that are reported throughout the world, distinguishing those involving natural causation from the more widely prevalent hypotheses advancing supernatural explanations.

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George Peter MurdockAtlas of World CulturesThis reference offers a simple method for choosing a valid sample of the world’s known societies for cross-cultural research.

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Edward MurphyFor a Proper HomeWinner, 2016 Southern Cone Studies Section Social Sciences Book Award, Latin American Studies Association

This book examines the dramatic forms of social mobilization, state-directed repression, mass development projects, and socioeconomic exclusion that have marked struggles over low-income urban housing in Santiago, Chile, during the past half-century.

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Carol MuskeWyndmereWyndmere is a town in North Dakota where Carol Muske’s mother was born, and where she visited as a child. Muske’s grandparents are buried there, and it is where her mother met and married her father. Now almost a ghost town, Wyndmere is the source of imagery in many of these poems, as well as the idea of Wynd-mere, wind-mother, both inspiration and principle of separation.
Carol MuskeApplauseApplause is a collection of poems about joy and dread -- mirroring the extremes of the contemporary American experience.

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