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History, Intellectual



link to catalog page MILLER, The Disappearance of God

The Disappearance of God

Five Nineteenth-Century Writers

Author: J. Hillis Miller
Pub Date: October 2000

In this acclaimed study, J. Hillis Miller focuses on five Victorian authors--Matthew Arnold, Emily Brontë, Robert Browning, Thomas DeQuincey, and Gerard Manley Hopkins--to present their various responses to crises of faith in the face of Darwinism, the rise of science, urbanization and other factors that seemed to distance them from God.   learn more...

link to catalog page ANDERSON, Erich Fromm and Critical Criminology

Erich Fromm and Critical Criminology

Beyond the Punitive Society

Author: williams
Pub Date: 2000

The editors examine the influential writings of Fromm (his 100th Anniversary is in 2000) as they apply to criminology, showing how his humanist perspective can make for a more effective and humane way of dealing with crime and criminals.   learn more...

link to catalog page OVERLAND, Immigrant Minds, American Identities

Immigrant Minds, American Identities

Making the United States Home, 1870-1930

Author: Orm Överland
Pub Date: July 2000

The author sums it up best: “What I call ‘homemaking myths’ are stories told in immigrant/ethnic groups both to bolster members’ confidence in their identities as Americans and to prove to other Americans, in particular the traditionally dominant groups, that their particular group has a unique right to a home in the United States. “   learn more...

link to catalog page HALES, Nietzsche's Perspectivism Author: Steven Hales and Rex Welshon
Pub Date: April 2000

An analytical assessment of Nietzsche’s views on many topics, demonstrating his core belief that the value of the world lies in our interpretation of it and even the very nature of the world depends upon perspective.   learn more...

link to catalog page HUTCHEON, A Theory of Parody

A Theory of Parody

The Teachings of Twentieth-Century Art Forms

Author: Linda Hutcheon
Pub Date: October 2000

Examines the historical development of parody in order to analyze its place, purpose and practice in the postmodern world of contemporary artforms   learn more...

link to catalog page SOLBERG, The University of Illinois, 1894-1904

The University of Illinois, 1894-1904

The Shaping of the University

Author: Winton U. Solberg
Pub Date: October 2000

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link to catalog page HAZEN, The Village Enlightenment in America

The Village Enlightenment in America

Popular Religion and Science in the Nineteenth Century

Author: Craig James Hazen
Pub Date: February 2000

A fascinating investigation into how nineteenth-century religions attempted to justify their movements and beliefs by falling back on the “enlightened irrefutability” of science.   learn more...

link to catalog page WALTERS, Benjamin Franklin and His Gods Author: Kerry S. Walters
Pub Date: 1999

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link to catalog page ROSENTHAL, Classical American Pragmatism

Classical American Pragmatism

Its Contemporary Vitality

Author: Edited by Sandra B. Rosenthal, Carl R. Hausman, and Douglas R. Anderson
Pub Date: 1999

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link to catalog page KATKIN, Beyond Pluralism

Beyond Pluralism

The Conception of Groups and Group Identities in America

Author: Edited by Wendy F. Katkin, Ned Landsman, and Andrea Tyree
Pub Date: 1998

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