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The Borderlands of the American and Canadian Wests


Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
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ISBN 13: 0803256345
Total Pages : 386 pages
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Download or Read book The Borderlands of the American and Canadian Wests written by Sterling Evans and published by U of Nebraska Press. This book was released on 2006-01-01 with total page 386 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: The Borderlands of the American and Canadian Wests is the first collection of interdisciplinary essays bringing together scholars from both sides of the forty-ninth parallel to examine life in a transboundary region. The result is a text that reveals the diversity, difficulties, and fortunes of this increasingly powerful but little-understood part of the North American West. Contributions by historians, geographers, anthropologists, and scholars of criminal justice and environmental studies provide a comprehensive picture of the history of the borderlands region of the western United States and Canada. The Borderlands of the American and Canadian Wests is divided into six parts: Defining the Region, Colonizing the Frontier, Farming and Other Labor Interactions, the Borderlands as a Refuge in the Nineteenth Century, the Borderlands as a Refuge in the Twentieth Century, and Natural Resources and Conservation along the Border. Topics include the borderlands environment; its aboriginal and gender history; frontier interactions and comparisons; agricultural and labor relations; tourism; the region as a refuge for Mormons, far-right groups, and Vietnam War resisters; and conservation and natural resources. These areas show how the history and geography of the borderlands region has been transboundary, multidimensional, and unique within North America.

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Literature and Ethnicity in the Cultural Borderlands


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ISBN 13: 9789042014992
Total Pages : 228 pages
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Download or Read book Literature and Ethnicity in the Cultural Borderlands written by Jesús Benito and published by Rodopi. This book was released on 2002 with total page 228 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: This volume stems from the idea that the notion of borders and borderlines as clear-cut frontiers separating not only political and geographical areas, but also cultural, linguistic and semiotic spaces, does not fully address the complexity of contemporary cultural encounters. Centering on a whole range of literary works from the United States and the Caribbean, the contributors suggest and discuss different theoretical and methodological grounds to address the literary production taking place across the lines in North American and Caribbean culture. The volume represents a pioneering attempt at proposing the concept of the border as a useful paradigm not only for the study of Chicano literature but also for the other American literatures. The works presented in the volume illustrate various aspects and manifestations of the textual border(lands), and explore the double-voiced discourse of border texts by writers like Harriet E. Wilson, Rudolfo Anaya, Toni Morrison, Cormac McCarthy, Louise Erdrich, Helena Viramontes, Paule Marshall and Monica Sone, among others. This book is of interest for scholars and researchers in the field of comparative American studies and ethnic studies.

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Reading Spiritualities


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ISBN 13: 9780754692942
Total Pages : 266 pages
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Download or Read book Reading Spiritualities written by Dawn Llewellyn and published by Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.. This book was released on 2008 with total page 266 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: The phenomenon of sacred text has undergone radical deconstruction in recent times, reflecting how religion has broken out of its traditional definitions and practices, and how current literary theories have influenced texts inside the religious domain and beyond. Reading Spiritualities presents both commentary and vivid examples of this evolution, engaging with a variety of reading practices that work with traditional texts and those that extend the notion of 'text' itself. The contributors draw on a range of textual sites such as an interview, Caribbean literature, drama and jazz, women's writings, emerging church blogs, Neo-pagan websites, the reading practices of Buddhist nuns, empirical studies on the reading experiences of Gujarati, Christian and post-Christian women, Chicana short stories, the mosque, cinema, modern art and literature. These examples open up understandings of where and how 'sacred texts' are emerging and being reassessed within contemporary religious and spiritual contexts; and make room for readings where the spiritual resides not only in the textual, but in other unexpected places.Reading Spiritualities includes contributions from Graham Holderness, Ursula King, Michael N. Jagessar, David Jasper, Anthony G. Reddie, Mich le Roberts, and Heather Walton to reflect and encourage the interdisciplinary study of sacred text in the broad arena of the arts and social sciences. It offers a unique and well-focussed 'snapshot' of the textual constructions and representations of the sacred within the contemporary religious climate - accessible to the general reader, as well as more specialist interests of students and researchers working in the crossover fields of religious, theological, cultural and literary studies."

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Contemporary Literary Criticism


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ISBN 13: 9780787679637
Total Pages : 496 pages
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Notable Hispanic American Women


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ISBN 13: 9780787620684
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Download or Read book Notable Hispanic American Women written by Joseph M. Palmisano and published by Gale / Cengage Learning. This book was released on 1998 with total page 377 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: Contains short biographies of three hundred Hispanic American women who have achieved national or international prominence in a variety of fields.

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What Do I Read Next? Volume 2 2003


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ISBN 13: 9780787661823
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Download or Read book What Do I Read Next? Volume 2 2003 written by Neil Barron and published by Gale / Cengage Learning. This book was released on 2004 with total page 667 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt/Synopsis: Provides synopses for over 1,500 titles of current popular fiction and recommends other books by such criteria as authors, characters portrayed, time period, geographical setting, or genre

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Index to Dance Periodicals 1998


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