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The Physics of Possibility
The Physics of Possibility

Victorian Fiction, Science, and Gender

Tondre, Michael

The Physics of Possibility traces the sensational birth of mathematical physics in Victorian literature, science, and statistics. As scientists took up new...


The Papers of James Madison
The Papers of James Madison
Presidential Series, vol. 5

10 July 1812 – 7 February 1813

Madison, James, Stagg, J. C. A., King, Martha J., Barber, Ellen J., Colony, Anne Mandeville, Kreider, Angela, Spangler, Jewel L.

The Papers of James MadisonPresidential Series, Volume 5

10 July 1812–7 February 1813

Edited by J. C. A. Stagg, Martha J. King, Ellen J. Barber, Anne Mandeville...


Be It Ever So Humble
Be It Ever So Humble

Poverty, Fiction, and the Invention of the Middle-Class Home

MacKenzie, Scott R.

Before the rise of private homes as we now understand them, the realm of personal, private, and local relations in England was the parish, which was also the sphere of poverty...


The Tactics of Toleration

A Refugee Community in the Age of Religious War

Spohnholz, Jesse A.

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Enterprising Southerners
Enterprising Southerners

Black Economic Success in North Carolina 1865-1915

Kenzer, Robert C.

Surprisingly, there existed a small population of southern blacks who experienced economic gains in the fifty years following the Civil War. This book examines the...


The Shortest Way with Defoe
The Shortest Way with Defoe

Robinson Crusoe, Deism, and the Novel

Prince, Michael B.

A scholarly and imaginative reconstruction of the voyage Daniel Defoe took from the pillory to literary immortality, The Shortest Way with Defoe contends that ...


His Soul Goes Marching On
His Soul Goes Marching On

Responses to John Brown and the Harpers Ferry Raid

Finkelman, Paul

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The Papers of Robert Treat Paine

Vol. III: 1774-1777

Hanson, Edward W.

The Papers of Robert Treat Paine is a selected edition of documents primarily from the Robert Treat Paine collection at the Massachusetts Historical Society. Covering...


The Otherness of God
The Otherness of God
Summerell, Orrin F.

This volume offers essays on the nature of God and the fundamental tasks of philosophy and theology written by internationally recognized thinkers in the distinct fields of...


Never Ask Permission
Never Ask Permission

Elisabeth Scott Bocock of Richmond, A Memoir by Mary Buford Hitz

Hitz, Mary Buford

Some cities, through hardship or glory or a combination of both, produce extraordinary women. Richmond in the early twentieth century, dominated by its prominent families and...


Legacy
Legacy

Walter Chrysler Jr. and the Untold Story of Norfolk's Chrysler Museum of Art

Earle, Peggy

The Norfolk museum that would one day bear the Chrysler name was always a good museum of its kind, home to a respectable collection serving a smallish city. But when Norfolk...


The Founders on the Founders
The Founders on the Founders

Word Portraits from the American Revolutionary Era

Kaminski, John P.

"I never indeed thought him an honest, frank-dealing man, but considered him as a crooked gun, or other perverted machine, whose aim or stroke you could never be sure of."—...


Cuba and the Fall
Cuba and the Fall

Christian Text and Queer Narrative in the Fiction of José Lezama Lima and Reinaldo Arenas

González, Eduardo

The literature of Cuba, argues Eduardo González in this new book, takes on quite different features depending on whether one is looking at it from "the inside" or from "the...


French Women Authors

The Significance of the Spiritual, 1400–2000

Haskett, Kelsey, Nelson, Holly Faith

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The Edge of The South
The Edge of The South
Ayers, Edward L.

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Reading Trauma Narratives
Reading Trauma Narratives

The Contemporary Novel and the Psychology of Oppression

Vickroy, Laurie

As part of the contemporary reassessment of trauma that goes beyond Freudian psychoanalysis, Laurie Vickroy theorizes trauma in the context of psychological, literary, and...


Violent Adventure
Violent Adventure

Contemporary Fiction by American Men

Wesley, Marilyn C.

As the mother of young sons, Marilyn Wesley became increasingly concerned about the conflicting messages they received in a world where "Han Solo replaced John Wayne as a...


The Collected Poetry
The Collected Poetry
Senghor, Leopold Sedar

Leopold Sedar Senghor was not only president of the Republic of Senegal from 1960 to 1981, he is also Africa's most famous poet. A cofounder of the Negritude cultural movement...


Daybooks of Discovery
Daybooks of Discovery

Nature Diaries in Britain, 1770–1870

Bellanca, Mary Ellen

Rooted in a thriving culture of amateur natural history, the keeping of nature journals and diaries flourished in late-eighteenth-and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As...


Being Apart
Being Apart

Theoretical and Existential Resistance in Africana Literature

Parris, LaRose T.

In Being Apart, LaRose Parris draws on traditional and radical Western theory to emphasize how nineteenth- and twentieth-century Africana thinkers explored the two...


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