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Formation of College EnglishThomas MillerCo-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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High-Tech Trade WarsSara SchoonmakerHigh-Tech Trade Wars focuses on the U.S.-Brazilian trade war concerning the computer industry to examine the conflicts brought about by attempts to construct free trade and open markets, especially in countries with fewer economic resources.

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Origins of the Czech National RenascenceHugh LeCaine AgnewAgnew argues that the celebrated Czech national revival of the mid-nineteenth century had its intellectual origins in the Enlightenment, and through contact with the larger Slavic world, where ethnic and cultural heritage were defined.

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Whiskey RebelsLeland BaldwinA succinct account of the Whiskey Rebellion of 1794 in Western Pennsylvania, recalling the economic and sociological factors that led to this historic uprising.

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Politics of WaterVivienne BennettIn The Politics of Water, Vivienne Bennett uses the water crisis that occurred in Monterrey, Mexico, during the 1970s and 1980s to examine national, state, and local politics in Mexico.

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To Vote or Not to Vote?André BlaisBlais tackles the controversial topic of rational choice theory in an engaging and personal way, bringing together the opposing theories and literatures, and offering convincing tests of these different viewpoints in order to find out what makes people decide to vote.

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Origins of Composition Studies in the American College, 1875–1925John BreretonThis volume describes the formative years of English composition courses in college through a study of the most prominent documents of the time: magazine articles, scholarly reports, early textbooks, teachers' testimonies-and some of the actual student papers that provoked discussion. Includes writings by leading scholars of the era such as Adams Sherman Hill, Gertrude Buck, William Edward Mead, Lane Cooper, William Lyon Phelps, and Fred Newton Scott.

Winner, 1997 CCCC Outstanding Book Award

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Inside History of the Carnegie Steel CompanyJames Howard BridgeThis book created a sensation when it appeared in 1903 and remains a striking insider’s narrative of the American steel industry in the late nineteenth century. Bridge was a fisthand witness to the confrontations of Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick, the eventual sale of Carnegie Steel and the formation of U.S. Steel.

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

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Solomon Maimon Meir BuzagloEven though the philosophy of Solomon Maimon (1753-1800) is usually considered an important link between Kant’s transcendental philosophy and German idealism, his ideas have been neglected over the past two centuries. In this book Meir Buzaglo reconstructs Maimon’s philosophy, emphasizing the importance of its mathematics.

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

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

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Dancing into DarknessSondra Horton FraleighDancing Into Darkness is Sondra Horton Fraleigh's chronological diary of her deepening understanding of and appreciation for the art form of butoh, as she moves from a position of aesthetic response as an audience member to that of assimilation as a student of Zen and butoh. Fraleigh witnesses her own artistic and personal transformation through essays, poems, interviews, and reflections spanning twelve years of study, much of it in Japan.

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Art and Archaeology of Pre-Columbian CubaRamón Dacal MoureArt and Archaeology of Pre-Columbian Cuba is the first report of archaeological findings in Cuba since 1959 and the first synthesis of Cuban prehistoric art and archaeology since Mark Harrington’s Cuba Before Columbus, published in 1921. More than one hundred photographs reveal the superb artistry of the Pre-Columbian Ciboney and Taino cultures and give the reader a deep appreciation of these early Cubans.

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