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Skepticism, Individuality and Freedom

As one of liberal theory's most important gadflies, Richard Flathman has during the past four decades produced a significant body of work that is iconoclastic, idiosyncratic, and increasingly...


Legacies of Lynching

Even today, as revealed by the 1998 dragging death of James Byrd in Jasper, Texas, and the national soul-searching it precipitated, lynching continues to pervade America's collective memory....


The River We Have Wrought

The River We Have Wrought is a landmark history of the upper Mississippi, from early European exploration through the completion of a navigable channel and a system of locks and dams in the...


After the Fire

The poet describes how he found his interior landscape on his farm in the hills of Wisconsin and shares his insights into the course of his life, from his Canton, Ohio, youth, to his years as a...


A Man's Reach

"Andersen's story is the Horatio Alger myth made real, but his life is about much more than money and politics. He believes in public service, in democracy, and in striving to meet the needs of all...


My Father's War: Stories of Midwestern Men

In this collection of stories, Barton Sutter shows us all the ways in which we are shaped by our surroundings. With an unswerving gaze, he portrays the rituals of growing up that we all experience,...


Wanda Gag

In this illustrated volume, Winnan provides an account of Wanda Gag''s life and printmaking art, exploring the ways in which Gag''s work reflects not only her Minnesota childhood but her immigrant...


Jailhouse Stories

Haugerud describes what it was like to live above a prison, where jailbirds and jailbreaks were part of family life. These are the reminiscences of a man dedicated to maintaining order during both...


Cold Comfort

Temperatures that dive to forty degrees below zero are only part of life in northern Minnesota, according to award-winning writer Barton Sutter. Cold Comfort is his temperamental tribute to the city...


The Conscience of a Liberal

From his earliest childhood memories to the college classroom, from rural Minnesota farm fields and the defense of workers' rights to his 1990 election campaign promises of politics for the benefit...


Minnesota Rag

Minnesota Rag takes the reader on an exhilarating tour of the seamy underside of a dark period in Minnesota's past, one rife with crooked public officials, vengeful gangsters, and yellow journalists....


A Queer Mother for the Nation

Chilean writer Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957), the first Latin American to win theNobel Prize for Literature, was a poetic idol for generations of Latin Americans who viewed her as Womanhood incarnate,...


Nacho Lopez, Mexican Photographer

Photographer Nacho Lopez was Mexico's Eugene Smith, fusing social commitment with searing imagery to dramatize the plight of the helpless, the poor, and the marginalized in the pages of glossy...


Down and out

Minneapolis's skid row, known as the Gateway district, was a lively area consisting of dozens of bars, flophouses, pawnshops, burlesque houses, charity missions, and office buildings that had aged...


Double Cross

Looks at the lives of a number of elderly Japanese Americans who relocated to Chicago after World War II and explores race and ethnic relations in post-World War II Chicago.


A Queer Mother for the Nation

Chilean writer Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957), the first Latin American to win theNobel Prize for Literature, was a poetic idol for generations of Latin Americans who viewed her as Womanhood incarnate,...


Citadel in the Wilderness

In 1805 Colonel Josiah Snelling erected a stone fortress at the point where the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers merged, on territory secured by Lieutenant Zebulon Pike in a treaty with the Sioux...


Wrong Man

The Wrong Man is the dramatic story of Michael Mello's twenty-year-long fight to save Spaziano from being executed for crimes he didn't commit. In a gripping personal account Mello, a well-known...


A Man's Reach

"Andersen's story is the Horatio Alger myth made real, but his life is about much more than money and politics. He believes in public service, in democracy, and in striving to meet the needs of all...


The Evening Crowd at Kirmser'S

Gay life and culture in Minnesota at the wake of World War II is brilliantly chronicled in this vivid, intimate, and sometimes shocking memoir by a lifelong journalist. Reprint. (Social Science).


The Rez Road Follies

This work captures storteller, poet, and performer Jim Northrup at his shrewdest and funniest. He tells the key events of his own life: his childhood in a government boarding school, combat in...


Cold Comfort: Life at the Top of the Map

Temperatures that dive to forty degrees below zero are only part of life in northern Minnesota, according to award-winning writer Barton Sutter. Cold Comfort is his temperamental tribute to the city...


Foucault and Heidegger

An essential consideration of these two closely related and influential figures. Michel Foucault and Martin Heidegger are two of the most important intellectual figures of the twentieth century, and...


Foucault and Heidegger

Michel Foucault and Martin Heidegger are two of the most important intellectual figures of the twentieth century, and yet there are significant, largely unexplored questions about the relationship...


Letters from Country

Letters from the Country, one of Bly's best-known and best-loved books, is a collection of essays as fresh today as when they were originally published in Minnesota Monthly. This contemporary classic...


Bajo La Tienda

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the...


La Novia del Hereje O La Inquisicion de Lima Tomo Segundo

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La Novia del Hereje O La Inquisicion de Lima Tomo Primero

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The Works of Horace

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International Miscellany of Literature Art and Science

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the...