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Cultural Studies

link to catalog page SHUMAN, Favorite Dishes

Favorite Dishes

A Columbian Autograph Souvenir Cookery Book

Author: Compiled by Carrie V. Shuman
Pub Date: January 2001

Favorite Dishes affords an unusual and interesting look into the way the early women’s movement used conventional means to manipulate their way into a man’s world, and provides insight into how food, women, and American attitudes were changing at the end of a century.   learn more...

link to catalog page BAKER, Picturing the Beast

Picturing the Beast

Animals, Identity, and Representation

Author: Steve Baker
Pub Date: November 2001

Explores how human beings use animals and images of animals to define themselves   learn more...

link to catalog page HALL, Professions


Conversations on the Future of Literary and Cultural Studies

Author: Edited by Donald E. Hall
Pub Date: June 2001

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link to catalog page EPSTEIN, Shaping Losses

Shaping Losses

Cultural Memory and the Holocaust

Author: Edited by Julia Epstein and Lori Hope Lefkovitz
Pub Date: May 2001

Looking at works of art as well as family relationships, Shaping Losses explores how traumatic loss shapes personal and cultural identity.   learn more...

link to catalog page ZUBERI, Sounds English

Sounds English

Transnational Popular Music

Author: Nabeel Zuberi
Pub Date: March 2001

Against the background of his own upbringing as a Pakistani Brit, Zuberi explores English popular music of the 1980s and 1990s as a function of the politics of cultural identity in Britain.   learn more...

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The Tomato in America

Early History, Culture, and Cookery

Author: Andrew F. Smith
Pub Date: November 2001

A tasty and entertaining history of one of America’s favorite foodstuffs   learn more...

link to catalog page ATKINS, We Grew Up Together

We Grew Up Together

Brothers and Sisters in Nineteenth-Century America

Author: Annette Atkins
Pub Date: December 2001

The first book on 19th century siblings--as informative for today’s families as it is accurate about those in the 19th century, Atkins shows how brothers and sisters provide vital familial links with each other that last. This book also tells good stories, and engages the reader in the lives of real people in the past.   learn more...

link to catalog page ODEN, The Bible Without Theology

The Bible Without Theology

The Theological Tradition and Alternatives to It

Author: Robert A. Oden, Jr.
Pub Date: December 2000

This is an examination of portions of the (Hebrew) Bible [Old Testament] through historical mythical parallels, anthropology, and other scientific methods to bring a refreshing new understanding of the biblical texts.   learn more...

link to catalog page JULES-ROSETTE, Black Paris

Black Paris

The African Writers' Landscape

Author: Bennetta Jules-Rosette
Pub Date: 2000

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link to catalog page JOHNSON, Cervantes and the Material World Author: Carroll B. Johnson
Pub Date: May 2000

In this first volume in the new HISPANISMS series, Johnson illuminates Cervantes’ Don Quixote on the side of materialism--in contrast to the highly idealistic perspective one usually takes of the knight-errant and his adventures.   learn more...

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