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BabelBarbara HambyWinner of the Donald Hall Prize in Poetry Barbara Hamby's poems drift across histories and continents, from early writing and culture in Mesopotamia through the motion-picture heaven that seems so much like Paris, to odes on such thoroughly American subjects as hardware stores, bubblegum, barbecue, and sharp-tongued cocktail waitresses giving mandatory pre-date quizzes to lawyers.

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Bandit Narratives in Latin AmericaJuan Pablo DaboveDabove shows how the bandit trope was used in fictional and non-fictional narratives by writers and political leaders, from the Mexican Revolution to the present. By examining cases from Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela, from Pancho Villa’s autobiography to Hugo Chavez’s appropriation of his “outlaw” grandfather, Dabove reveals how bandits function as a symbol to expose the dilemmas or aspirations of cultural and political practices, including literature as a social practice and as an ethical experience.

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Bandits and PartisansErik LandisIn 1920, Aleksandr Antonov led an insurgency that became the largest armed peasant revolt against the Soviets during the civil war. Yet by 1921, the revolt had been crushed, and popular support for the movement had all but disappeared. Until now, details of this conflict have remained hidden. Erik Landis mines recently opened provincial and central Soviet archives and international collections to provide a depth of detail and historical analysis never before possible in this definitive account of the uprising.

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Baraita De-Melekhet Ha-MishkanRobert KirschnerA scientific edition of the rabbinic work concerned with the desert tabernacle described in Exodus 25-36, 35-39, and Numbers 3-4.

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Barrios in ArmsJosé MorenoWhen 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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Battle for Homestead, 1880–1892Paul KrauseIn The Battle for Homestead, Paul Krause calls upon the methods and insights of labor history, intellectual history, anthropology, and the history of technology to situate the events of the lockout and their significance in the broad context of America’s Guilded Age. Utilizing extensive archival material, much of it heretofore unknown, he reconstructs the social, intellectual, and political climate of the burgeoning post-Civil War steel industry.

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Becoming EuropePatrick IrelandPatrick Ireland argues that it is incorrect to expect unavoidable conflict between Muslim immmigrants and European host socieites. His insighful work shows that institutions matter more than culture in determining the shape and style of ethnic relations.

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Before RenaissanceEdward Muller Examines 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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Before RenaissanceJohn BaumanExamines 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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Best BonesSarah Rose NordgrenWinner of the 2013 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize

The poems of Best Bones allude to landscapes of history, fable, and childhood myth, yet are fraught with modern day predicaments that create an atmosphere at once familiar and strange, playful and haunted, and verging on disaster. With imaginative intelligence, Nordgren maintains a snow-globe control of the whole scene.

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Bethlehem SteelKenneth WarrenBethlehem Steel presents an original and compelling history of a leading American company, examining the numerous factors contributing to the growth of this titan and those that eventually felled it—along with many of its competitors in the U.S. steel industry.

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Between CamelotsDavid Harris EbenbachBetween Camelots is about the struggle to forge relationships and the spaces that are left when that effort falls short. The stories are not only about loss and fear, but also about the courage that drives us all to continue to reach out to the people around us.

Winner of the 2005 Drue Heinz Literature Prize, the Outstanding Achievement Award from Wisconsin Library Association, and the New Writers Award from Great Lakes College Association.

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Between Europe and AsiaMark BassinThis book analyzes the origins and development of Eurasianism, an intellectual movement that proclaimed the existence of Eurasia, a separate civilization coinciding with the former Russian Empire. The essays explore the historical roots, the heyday of the movement in the 1920s, and the afterlife of the movement in the Soviet and post-Soviet periods.

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Between Europe and AsiaMarlene LaruelleThis book analyzes the origins and development of Eurasianism, an intellectual movement that proclaimed the existence of Eurasia, a separate civilization coinciding with the former Russian Empire. The essays explore the historical roots, the heyday of the movement in the 1920s, and the afterlife of the movement in the Soviet and post-Soviet periods.

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Between Europe and AsiaSergey GlebovThis book analyzes the origins and development of Eurasianism, an intellectual movement that proclaimed the existence of Eurasia, a separate civilization coinciding with the former Russian Empire. The essays explore the historical roots, the heyday of the movement in the 1920s, and the afterlife of the movement in the Soviet and post-Soviet periods.

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Between Garden and CityDorothée ImbertThe first biography and study of the work of Belgian landscape architect Jean Canneel-Claes, a significant but somewhat overlooked figure in the history of European modernism. In tracing his contributions, Imbert restores Canneel as a major figure in the development of landscape architecture into a modern discipline.
Between Languages and CulturesAnuradha DingwaneyThe 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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Between Languages and CulturesCarol MaierThe 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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Between Nation and StateNicholas MillerMiller 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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Between Ruin and RestorationChar MillerThis 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.
Between Ruin and RestorationDaniel OrensteinThis 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.
Between Ruin and RestorationAlon TalThis 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.
Between Snow and Desert HeatRina LapidusHebrew literature, from the second half of the nineteenth century to well into the twentieth, was unmistakably influenced in style and substance by Russian prose and poetry. These influences have been readily acknowledged but have been studied only in an episodic and fragmented way. Rina Lapidus systematically identifies those Hebrew authors and poets upon whom Russian influence is most striking and upon whom it seems to have exerted the greatest power.

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Between the BranchesKenneth CollierBecause of the power-fearing drafters of the U.S. Constitution, presidents have had to look beyond the formal powers of the office to influence Congress and push a legislative agenda. In Between the Branches, a book of unprecedented depth, Kenneth Collier traces the evolution of the methods the White House has developed to influence Congress over nine adminstrations, from Eisenhower to Clinton.

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Beyond Survival and PhilanthropyAlfred GottschalkSometimes agreeing, sometimes disagreeing, but always expanding upon these presentations, authors of the response essays in the volume reflect and underscore the values that precipitated this discussion: recognition of the unity of the Jewish people and of the continuing to share diverse views and opinions in order to formulate and address the crucial and sometimes radical choices that confront American Jewry and Israel. Beyond Survival and Philanthropy is a collection of answers to this complex question offered by thirty-one leading Israeli and American scholars, educators, journalists, and communal leaders.

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Beyond Survival and PhilanthropyAllon GalSometimes agreeing, sometimes disagreeing, but always expanding upon these presentations, authors of the response essays in the volume reflect and underscore the values that precipitated this discussion: recognition of the unity of the Jewish people and of the continuing to share diverse views and opinions in order to formulate and address the crucial and sometimes radical choices that confront American Jewry and Israel. Beyond Survival and Philanthropy is a collection of answers to this complex question offered by thirty-one leading Israeli and American scholars, educators, journalists, and communal leaders.

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Beyond the PulpitLisa ShaverAlthough women’s participation helped the Methodist church to become the United States’ largest denomination by the mid-nineteenth century, women’s official roles diminished during that time. In Beyond the Pulpit, Lisa Shaver examines Methodist periodicals as a rhetorical space to which women turned to find, and make, self-meaning.

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Beyond the RevolutionRichard ThornTen original essays discuss changes in the life, politics, and culture of Bolivia since the revolution of 1952.

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Beyond the RevolutionJames MalloyTen original essays discuss changes in the life, politics, and culture of Bolivia since the revolution of 1952.

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Big Business in RussiaJonathan GrantA highly original study of the Putilov Works—the most famous industrial conglomerate in the Russian Empire during the late 19th century, and a major challenge to conventional wisdom on the nature of the Russian economy in the years before the Bolshevik revolution.

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Big SteelKenneth WarrenBig Steel is the first comprehensive history of the company at the center of America’s twentieth-century industrial life––the United States Steel Corporation. Granted unprecedented access to the U.S. Steel archives, Warren tells the compelling history of this business.

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Biking through History on the Great Allegheny Passage TrailEdward Muller Formerly 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.
Biking through History on the Great Allegheny Passage TrailPaul WiegmanFormerly 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.
Bird’s Eye ViewJoyce Greenberg An autobiography of Martha Graham’s protoge who went on to work with every major Broadway choreographer of the 1930s and 40s. It provides invaluable insights into Graham’s teaching while telling anecdotes about working on the Great White Way.
Bird’s Eye ViewDorothy BirdAn autobiography of Martha Graham’s protoge who went on to work with every major Broadway choreographer of the 1930s and 40s. It provides invaluable insights into Graham’s teaching while telling anecdotes about working on the Great White Way.
Black SwanLyrae Van Clief-StefanonA powerful new voice on the poetry scene, Van Clief-Stefanon writes of pain, loss, hope, and the promise of salvation.

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Blessing the HouseJim DanielsJim Daniels’ Blessing the House visits the sites of domestic faith - Catholic schools, sex and marriage, childbirth - in an attempt to witness a world worth believing in. In their search for hope, grace, and decency in the small dramas of an individual life, these poems become larger, more overtly political and express a genuine interest in human emotion.
Blood MemoryColleen McElroyThrough 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. 
Bloom in ReverseTeresa LeoBloom in Reverse moves from death to life as it chronicles the aftermath of a friend's suicide and the end of a turbulent relationship, working through devastation and loss while on a search for solace that spans from local bars to online dating and beyond to ultimately find true connection and sustaining love.

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BlowoutDenise DuhamelBlowout is both a celebration and mourning of romantic love—the blowout of a party, as well as the sudden rupture of a front tire.

Finalist, National Book Critics Circle Award

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Blue Like the HeavensGary Gildner“Aliveness is Gary Gildner’s striking quality,” Crystal McLean writes in the magazine New Letters, and thise selection of Gary Gildner’s previously published poems, plus eighteen new poems, demonstrates the aptness of that perception. Accessible and eminently readable, the poems in Blue Like the Heavens also possess great emotional depth. Readers who complain about the obscurity of contemporary American poetry will delight in this book.
Blue on Blue GroundAaron SmithWinner of 2004 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize. These artful, yet accessible poems are concerned with the body, desire, anxiety, and obsession—how what we want redeems and isolates us. They urge complete exploration of one’s physical and mental selves as a means to remain alive in the material world.

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BoliviaJames MalloyThe 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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Bone WarsTom ReaTom Rea traces the evolution of scientific thought regarding dinosaurs and reveals the deception, hostility, and sometimes outright aggression present in the early years of fossil hunting. This book details one of the most famous—and notorious—dinosaur skeletons ever discovered: Diplodocus carnegii, named after Andrew Carnegie.

Winner of the 2002 Spur Award(best Western Non-Fiction-Contemporary) from Western Writers of America.

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BoneshakerJan BeattyHard-hitting, sophisticated, lyrical exploration of the meaning of the body. Questions icons and invokes taboos.
Book of LifeAlicia Suskin Ostriker“A Song of Songs, which is not Solomon’s but Alicia Ostriker’s. A great age-old hymn to life, to flesh, to memory, is revised again on these pages, with gusto, with passion, with clarity, with eros, with grief. If there is God, it is the mourner’s or the mystic’s God; if there is faith, it is the faith in our future. This is gorgeous poetry, as Jewish as it is universal.” —Ilya Kaminsky

Winner of the 2013 Paterson Award for Sustained Literary Achievement.

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Book of SeventyAlicia Suskin OstrikerPoems that explore the territory of advancing age—its tragicomedies, its passions, its engagement with the world.

Winner of the National Jewish Book Award

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Book of Ten Susan Wood“Sometimes your car breaks down in front of a gas station, and sometimes it doesn’t. Susan Wood works the lonely stretch of road that connects these two possibilities. It seems as though it’s always night in these beautiful, haunting poems, but Wood lights the landscape with her vision, her intelligence, and the fierceness of her love for everything human.”
—David Kirby

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Book that Shook the WorldOliver ReiserFive essays from noted theologians, philosophers and biologists discuss the impact of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species on their respective fields.

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Book that Shook the WorldReinhold NiebuhrFive essays from noted theologians, philosophers and biologists discuss the impact of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species on their respective fields.

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Book that Shook the WorldJulian HuxleyFive essays from noted theologians, philosophers and biologists discuss the impact of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species on their respective fields.

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Book that Shook the WorldSwami NikhilanandaFive essays from noted theologians, philosophers and biologists discuss the impact of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species on their respective fields.

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Book that Shook the WorldTheodosius DobzhanskyFive essays from noted theologians, philosophers and biologists discuss the impact of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species on their respective fields.

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Books Are WeaponsSiobhan DoucetteBooks Are Weapons shows how the independent press, rooted in the long Polish tradition of well-organized resistance to foreign occupation, reshaped this tradition to embrace non-violent civil resistance while creating a network which evolved from a small group of dissidents into a broad opposition movement with cross-national ties and millions of sympathizers. It was the galvanizing force in the resistance to communism and the rebuilding of Poland’s democratic society in the 1980s.
Borderland ConfederateFestus SummersThis book compiles the letters and Civil War diary of William Lyne Wilson, a confederate soldier whose writings are essentially are essentially a history of the War, from the John Brown incident through several major campaigns up to Appomattox.

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Boss Rule in the Gilded AgeJames KehlBiographer James A. Kehl, who was given first access to Matt Quay’s personal papers, presents an inside look at the controversial former Pennsylvania senator, who also ruled as the Republican Party boss for over fifty years in the state.

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Boston StrongRichard BlancoBoston Strong is a commemorative chapbook that beautifully reproduces Richard Blanco’s poignant poem presented during the May 30, 2013 benefit for many of the victims of the tragic events during the 2013 Boston Marathon.

The net proceeds from the sale of this book benefit The One Fund Boston

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Bound Lives
Rachel Sarah O’TooleBound Lives chronicles the lived experience of race relations in northern coastal Peru during the colonial era. Rachel Sarah O’Toole examines how Andeans and Africans negotiated and employed casta, and in doing so, constructed these racial categories. This study highlights the tenuous interactions of colonial authorities, indigenous communities, and enslaved populations and shows how the interplay between colonial law and daily practice shaped the nature of colonialism and slavery.

Winner of the 2013 Perú Flora Tristán Prize from the Peru Section of the Latin American Studies Association

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Boy with Thorn Rickey LaurentiisWinner of the 2016 Levis Reading Prize

Winner of the 2014 Cave Canem Poetry Prize, Selected by Terrance Hayes

Finalist, 2017 Kate Tufts Discovery Award

In a landscape at once the brutal American South as it is the brutal mind, Boy with Thorn interrogates the genesis of all poetic creation—the imagination itself, questioning what role it plays in both our fascinations with and repulsion from a national history of racial and sexual violence.

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Braddock at the MonongahelaPaul KoppermanAn impressive account of the 1755 battle between British forces led by General Edward Braddock and the victorious French and Indian fighters stationed at Fort Duquesne.

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Brain CampCharles Harper WebbBrain Camp explores with clarity and vividness a wide spectrum of emotions—love to hate, tenderness to brutality—all from a perspective both universal yet distinctly Webb's. Metaphors of startling aptness and originality, a voice at once endearing and provocative, high musicality, propulsive energy, wild imaginative leaps, as well as a mastery of diction from lyricism to street-speak, create a reading experience of the first order.

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Brave DisguisesGray JacobikGray Jacobik creates poems out of the mundane and extraordinary moments of our lives. Mature, elegant, and crackling with energy, this volume won the 2001 Associated Writing Programs’ Award in Poetry.
Brazilian VoterKurt von MettenheimThis book views how the dramatic transition from military to civilian rule in Brazil between 1974 and 1985 raises critical questions about voters, competitive party politics, and democracy at the end of the twentieth century.

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Bread upon the WatersRobert JonesBread upon the Waters chronicles how the unparalleled effort put into the building of a wide infrastructure to support the provisioning of the newly created but physically isolated city of St. Petersburg profoundly affected all of Russia’s economic life and, ultimately, the historical trajectory of the Russian Empire as a whole.
Bread, or Bullets!Joan CasanovasThe first thoroughly documented history of organized labor in nineteenth-century Cuba, this work focuses on how urban laborers joined together in collective action during the transition from slave to free labor and in the last decades of Spanish colonial rule in Cuba.

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Breaking the BackcountryMatthew WardAn exciting history of the Seven Years’ War (i.e., The French and Indian War) from the perspective of the region in which it began and most affected the early U.S.: the backcountry communities of Virginia and Pennsylvania.

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Brewing Science, Technology and Print, 1700-1880James SumnerHow did the brewing of beer become a scientific process? James Sumner explores this question by charting the theory and practice of the trade in Britain and Ireland during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

From an oral culture derived from home-based skills, brewing industrialized rapidly and developed an extensive trade literature based increasingly on the authority of chemical experiment. The role of taxation is also examined, and the emergence of brewing as a profession is set within its social and technical context.

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Brezhnev's FollyChristopher WardThe first scholarly account of BAM (the Baikal-Amur Railway), Russia’s most ambitious public construction project to be attempted in the final decades leading up to the collapse of the USSR. This is a rich social history based on a combination of original scholarly research and interviews with many of those who worked on BAM.

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Brezhnev's FollyChristopher WardThe first scholarly account of BAM (the Baikal-Amur Railway), Russia’s most ambitious public construction project to be attempted in the final decades leading up to the collapse of the USSR. This is a rich social history based on a combination of original scholarly research and interviews with many of those who worked on BAM.

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Bridges, Borders, and BreaksWilliam OrchardThis volume reassesses the field of Chicana/o literary studies in light of the rise of Latina/o studies, the recovery of a large body of early literature by Mexican Americans, and the “transnational turn” in American studies. The chapters reveal how “Chicano” defines a literary critical sensibility as well as a political one, and show how this view can yield new insights about the status of Mexican Americans, the legacies of colonialism, and the ongoing prospects for social justice.
Bridges, Borders, and BreaksYolanda PadillaThis volume reassesses the field of Chicana/o literary studies in light of the rise of Latina/o studies, the recovery of a large body of early literature by Mexican Americans, and the “transnational turn” in American studies. The chapters reveal how “Chicano” defines a literary critical sensibility as well as a political one, and show how this view can yield new insights about the status of Mexican Americans, the legacies of colonialism, and the ongoing prospects for social justice.
Bring Your Legs with YouDarrell SpencerWinner of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize, this set of interconnected stories center around a retired prize fighter living in Las Vegas. The characters are as unforgettable and intriguing as the dialogue.

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Bring Your Legs with YouDarrell SpencerWinner of the Drue Heinz Literature Prize, this set of interconnected stories center around a retired prize fighter living in Las Vegas. The characters are as unforgettable and intriguing as the dialogue.

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Bringing the Shovel DownRoss GayBringing the Shovel Down is a re-imagination of the violent mythologies of state and power.

“These poems speak out of a global consciousness as well as an individual wisdom that is bright with pity, terror, and rage, and which asks the reader to realize that she is not alone—that the grief he carries is not just his own. Gay is a poet of conscience, who echoes Tomas Tranströmer's ‘We do not surrender. But want peace.’”
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British ArboretumCharles WatkinsThis study explores the science and culture of nineteenth-century British arboretums, or tree collections. The development of arboretums was fostered by a variety of factors, each of which is explored in detail: global trade and exploration, the popularity of collecting, the significance to the British economy and society, developments in Enlightenment science, changes in landscape gardening aesthetics and agricultural and horticultural improvement. Arboretums were idealized as microcosms of nature, miniature encapsulations of the globe and as living museums. This book critically examines different kinds of arboretum in order to understand the changing practical, scientific, aesthetic and pedagogical principles that underpinned their design, display and the way in which they were viewed. It is the first study of its kind and fills a gap in the literature on Victorian science and culture.

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British ArboretumPaul ElliottThis study explores the science and culture of nineteenth-century British arboretums, or tree collections. The development of arboretums was fostered by a variety of factors, each of which is explored in detail: global trade and exploration, the popularity of collecting, the significance to the British economy and society, developments in Enlightenment science, changes in landscape gardening aesthetics and agricultural and horticultural improvement. Arboretums were idealized as microcosms of nature, miniature encapsulations of the globe and as living museums. This book critically examines different kinds of arboretum in order to understand the changing practical, scientific, aesthetic and pedagogical principles that underpinned their design, display and the way in which they were viewed. It is the first study of its kind and fills a gap in the literature on Victorian science and culture.

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British ArboretumStephen DanielsThis study explores the science and culture of nineteenth-century British arboretums, or tree collections. The development of arboretums was fostered by a variety of factors, each of which is explored in detail: global trade and exploration, the popularity of collecting, the significance to the British economy and society, developments in Enlightenment science, changes in landscape gardening aesthetics and agricultural and horticultural improvement. Arboretums were idealized as microcosms of nature, miniature encapsulations of the globe and as living museums. This book critically examines different kinds of arboretum in order to understand the changing practical, scientific, aesthetic and pedagogical principles that underpinned their design, display and the way in which they were viewed. It is the first study of its kind and fills a gap in the literature on Victorian science and culture.

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British Private Medical Practice and the National Health ServiceSamuel MencherMencher 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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Brother SalvageRick HillesWinner of the 2005 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize.

Winner of the 2008 Whiting Writer’s Award.

Winner of the 2007 Poetry Book of the Year Award from ForeWord Magazine.

The poems are heartrending and incisive. Through the poet’s eloquent craft, painful histories and images (such as the Holocaust) are beautifully and luminously preserved.

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Buck FeverMike SajnaMike Sajna, outdoors columnist for Pittsburgh Magazine, explores the controversial subject of deer hunting. Taking the reader to a camp site in Warren County, he recounts the traditions, lore, and physical testing that make the hunting of white-tailed deer a unique experience.
Budget-Maximizing BureaucratAndré BlaisThirteen scholars reexamine the provocative models of bureaucratic behavior developed by William A. Niskanen in his seminal book, Bureaucracy and Representative Government.

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Budget-Maximizing BureaucratStéphane DionThirteen scholars reexamine the provocative models of bureaucratic behavior developed by William A. Niskanen in his seminal book, Bureaucracy and Representative Government.

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Building Modern TurkeyZeynep KezerZeynep Kezer offers a critical account of how the built environment mediated Turkey’s transition from a pluralistic (multiethnic and multireligious) empire into a modern, homogenized nation-state following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire at the end of World War I.

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Building Socialism in Bolshevik RussiaThomas RemingtonA profile of the Bolshevik attempt to build a a new state by mobilizing the working class, in effect building society, that in the end resulted in failed institutions and weakened bureaucracy.

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Building the Third SectorDaniel LevyThis study views the evolution of Latin American research in social science and policy in the private/third sector. It determines the factors that led to a shift away from universities and bureaucracies, and asks whether the private sector, largely funded by international philanthropy, is the proper arena for policy development.

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Bulgarian Jews and the Final Solution, 1940-1944Frederick CharyVirtually all of Bulgaria's Jewish citizens escaped the horrors of the Polish death camps and survived either to migrate to Israel or to remain in their homeland. Frederick Chary relates the history of the Bulgarian government's policy toward the Jews and how the determination and moral courage of a small country could successfully thwart the Final Solution.

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Bureaucrats, Politics, and the EnvironmentAmelia RouseAn informative case study of how bureaucrats establish and enforce policy and law. By focusing on personnel from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New Mexico Environment Department Bureaucrats, Politics, and the Environment puts a face on bureaucracy and provides an explanation for its actions.

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Bureaucrats, Politics, and the EnvironmentRobert WrightAn informative case study of how bureaucrats establish and enforce policy and law. By focusing on personnel from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New Mexico Environment Department Bureaucrats, Politics, and the Environment puts a face on bureaucracy and provides an explanation for its actions.

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Bureaucrats, Politics, and the EnvironmentRichard WatermanAn informative case study of how bureaucrats establish and enforce policy and law. By focusing on personnel from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New Mexico Environment Department Bureaucrats, Politics, and the Environment puts a face on bureaucracy and provides an explanation for its actions.

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Burn and DodgeSharon DolinWinner of the 2007 Donald Hall Prize in Poetry
Selected by Bob Hicok

Burn and Dodge is a collection of poems that “burns” with contemporary vices such as: Guilt, Envy, Regret, and Indecision while also “dodging” such concerns with formal playfulness.

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Bus to VeracruzRichard SheltonIn Shelton’s fourth collection of poems, he writes of the desert Southwest, and through it gives his unique view of the world. The poems speak of landscape, marriage, freedom, and death.
Business and Democracy in Latin AmericaErnest BartellThese essays provide the first published research on Latin America’s business sectors after recent political transformations in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico and Peru.

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Business and Democracy in Latin AmericaLeigh PayneThese essays provide the first published research on Latin America’s business sectors after recent political transformations in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico and Peru.

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Butterflies of PennsylvaniaJames MonroeFeaturing 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.

Winner of the 2017 National Outdoor Book Award, Nature Guidebook category.

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Butterflies of PennsylvaniaDavid WrightFeaturing 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.

Winner of the 2017 National Outdoor Book Award, Nature Guidebook category.

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Butterflies of West Virginia and Their CaterpillarsThomas AllenDescribes 128 species of butterflies found in the state, along with their caterpillars and pupae. Each species account provides a description and information on distribution, habitat, life history, nectar sources, and larval host plants. Hundreds of color illustrations, as well as detailed drawings and maps. Written for scientists and general enthusiasts alike.
Buying into EnglishCatherine PrendergastEnglish has become the language of choice for global economic, political, and cultural exchange. Many developing countries (and, notably, many former Soviet bloc countries) have little choice but to “buy into English” as a path to ideological and material betterment. As Catherine Prendergast reveals, however, investing in English has not always been easy and has often disappointed expectations.

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By Invitation OnlySteven SchierSteven Schier examines the shift in U.S. politics to activation—the political variant of niche marketing. This method encourages only a strategically selected few to get involved, resulting in a decline of majority rule in American politics.

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