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xxxiii, 526 pages, 26 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
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viii, 211 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: political roles for fish populations
  • The fishing empires of the Pacific: the Americans, the Japanese, and the Soviets
  • Islands and war
  • Manifest destiny and fishing
  • Tariffs
  • Industrialization
  • Treaties
  • Imperialism
  • Enclosure
  • Conclusions: updating the best available science.
Most current fishing practices are neither economically nor biologically sustainable. Every year, the world spends $80 billion buying fish that cost $105 billion to catch, even as heavy fishing places growing pressure on stocks that are already struggling with warmer, more acidic oceans. How have we developed an industry that is so wasteful, and why has it been so difficult to alter the trajectory toward species extinction? In this transnational, interdisciplinary history, Carmel Finley answers these questions and more as she explores how government subsidies propelled the expansion of fishing from a coastal, in-shore activity into a global industry. While nation states struggling for ocean supremacy have long used fishing as an imperial strategy, the Cold War brought a new emphasis: fishing became a means for nations to make distinct territorial claims. A network of trade policies and tariffs allowed cod from Iceland and tuna canned in Japan into the American market, destabilizing fisheries in New England and Southern California. With the subsequent establishment of tuna canneries in American Samoa and Puerto Rico, Japanese and American tuna boats moved from the Pacific into the Atlantic and Indian Oceans after bluefin. At the same time, government subsidies in nations such as Spain and the Soviet Union fueled fishery expansion on an industrial scale, with the Soviet fleet utterly depleting the stock of rosefish (or Pacific ocean perch) and other groundfish from British Columbia to California. This massive global explosion in fishing power led nations to expand their territorial limits in the 1970s, forever changing the seas. Looking across politics, economics, and biology, All the Boats on the Sea casts a wide net to reveal how the subsidy-driven expansion of fisheries in the Pacific during the Cold War led to the growth of fisheries science and the creation of international fisheries management. Nevertheless, the seas are far from calm: in a world where this technologically advanced industry has enabled nations to colonize the oceans, fish literally have no place left to hide, and the future of the seas and their fish stocks is uncertain.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780226443379 20170410
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viii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
The history of aluminum takes in metallurgy, engineering, global business and politics and the advance of civilization itself. The earth's most abundant metal, aluminum remained largely inaccessible until after the Industrial Revolution. A precious commodity in 1850s, it later became a strategic resource: while steel won World War I, aluminum won World War II. A generation later, it would make space travel possible and the 1972 Pioneer spacecraft would carry a message from mankind to extraterrestrial life, engraved on an aluminum plate. Today aluminum-along with oil-is the natural resource driving geopolitics, and China has taken the lead in manufacture.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780786499557 20170130
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xvi, 267 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • A touch of theory
  • A practitioners guide to realism
  • The practitioners' textbook
  • Legal authorities
  • National security organizations
  • The National Security Council process
  • Defense planning systems
  • The cases
  • Panama: national security policy from below
  • "I love it when a plan comes together"
  • Adventures in peace enforcement: the Somalia tragedy
  • The "intervasion" of haiti
  • "Some damned foolish thing in the Balkans"
  • 9/11 and the invasion of Afghanistan
  • Iraq: snatching defeat from the jaws of victory and victory from the jaws of defeat
  • The Afghanistan surge: Obama's finest hour?
  • Some conclusions
  • How national security policy is really made: lessons from the cases.
"Security policy is a key factor not only of domestic politics in the U.S., but also of foreign relations and global security. This text sets to explain the process of security policy making in the United States by looking at all the elements that shape it, from institutions and legislation to policymakers themselves and historical precedents."--Provided by publisher.
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xv, 143 pages, 20 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Foreword by Francis French
  • Launch morning
  • Beginnings
  • Astronaut selection
  • Going back to Houston
  • After the fire
  • Liftoff
  • Rendezvous
  • The grandeur of earth
  • Return to earth
  • Splashdown
  • Home
  • After the flight
  • Afterword by Susie Eisele Black
  • Historical overview by Amy Shira Teitel.
In October 1968 Donn Eisele flew with fellow astronauts Walt Cunningham and Wally Schirra into Earth orbit in Apollo 7. The first manned mission in the Apollo program and the first manned flight after a fire during a launch pad test killed three astronauts in early 1967, Apollo 7 helped restart NASA's manned-spaceflight program. Known to many as a goofy, lighthearted prankster, Eisele worked his way from the U.S. Naval Academy to test pilot school and then into the select ranks of America's prestigious astronaut corps. He was originally on the crew of Apollo 1 before being replaced due to injury. After that crew died in a horrific fire, Eisele was on the crew selected to return Americans to space. Despite the success of Apollo 7, Eisele never flew in space again, as divorce and a testy crew commander led to the three astronauts being labeled as troublemakers. Unbeknownst to everyone, after his retirement as a technical assistant for manned spaceflight at NASA's Langley Research Center in 1972, Eisele wrote in detail about his years in the air force and his time in the Apollo program. Long after his death, Francis French discovered Eisele's unpublished memoir, and Susie Eisele Black (Donn's widow) allowed French access to her late husband's NASA files and personal effects. Readers can now experience an Apollo story they assumed would never be written as well as the story behind its discovery.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780803262836 20170117
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xv, 226 pages ; 24 cm
  • Preface Introduction: For Us, By Us: A Manifesto of Black SGL and Trans Health Jonathan Mathias Lassiter Chapter 1 The Forgotten Intersection: Black LGBTQ/GNC Youth in Juvenile Detention in the United States Amorie Robinson Chapter 2 Black Bisexual Women's Health in the United States: A Systematic Literature Review Jonathan Mathias Lassiter Chapter 3 Uses of the Interstitial as Power: Black, Bisexual Men Building Maroon Health H. Sharif "Herukhuti" Williams Chapter 4 Resistance as Resilience: How the Black Bisexual Community Keeps One Another Healthy Della V. Mosley, Roberto L. Abreu, and Candice Crowell Chapter 5 Narratives of Health among Black Trans Men: An Exploratory Intersectional Analysis Tonia C Poteat and Lourdes Dolores Follins Chapter 6 Balancing Act: Identity Management and Mental Health in Black LBT Women Siobhan Brooks Chapter 7 Rainbows or Ribbons? Queer Black Women Searching For a Place in the Cancer Sisterhood LaShaune P. Johnson and Jane A. McElroy Chapter 8 Status-Quo: Intersectionality Theory, Afro-Centric Paradigms, and Meeting the Healthcare Needs of Gay and Bisexual African American Men Dante' D. Bryant Chapter 9 Identity, Sexual Identity Disclosure, and HIV Risk in Black Sexual Minority Men: A Conceptual Overview Rahwa Haile, Mark B. Padilla, and Edith A. Parker Chapter 10 Shades of Black: A Psychotherapy Group for Black Men Who Have Sex with Men Tfawa T. Haynes and Sannisha K. Dale Chapter 11 Effective Strategies Used by African American Same Gender Loving Men in Promoting Health and Wellbeing Lawrence O. Bryant Chapter 12 Perceptions of Health: Self-Rated Health among Black LGB People Kasim Ortiz, Angelique Harris, Kenneth Maurice Pass, and Devon Tyrone Wade.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498535762 20170130
Black LGBT Health in the United States: The Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexual Orientation focuses on the mental, physical, and spiritual aspects of health, and considers both risk and resiliency factors for the Black LGBT population. Contributors to this collection intimately understand the associations between health and intersectional anti-Black racism, heterosexism, homonegativity, biphobia, transphobia, and social class. This collection fills a gap in current scholarship by providing information about an array of health issues like cancer, juvenile incarceration, and depression that affect all subpopulations of Black LGBT people, especially Black bisexual-identified women, Black bisexual-identified men, and Black transgender men. This book is recommended for readers interested in psychology, health, gender studies, race studies, social work, and sociology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781498535762 20170130
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xii, 219 pages ; 24 cm
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xxii, 440 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Military school culture
  • The long road to West Point
  • Early West Point and Captain Partridge's military school movement
  • Sylvanus Thayer and the military school culture
  • Francis Smith, Virginia Military Institute, and Southern military education
  • Military education and the Civil War
  • The United States Naval Academy and maritime academies
  • The lost cause and the Grand Army of the Republic
  • Of sabers and scripture
  • Tested by war, depression, and fire
  • World War II through the 1950s
  • Vietnam and the decline of the military school
  • Resurgence of an old educational tradition
  • Conclusions
  • Appendix A: Military schools of the United States, 1802-2014
  • Appendix B: Military schools of the United States by category, 2014
  • Appendix C: Military schools of the United States, 1802-2014
  • Appendix D: Number of schools by type for each military school compared
  • Appendix E: Selected military school alumni.
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256 pages ; 25 cm
America likes to tell itself that it inhabits a postracial world, yet nearly every empirical measure-wealth, unemployment, incarceration, school segregation-reveals that racial inequality has barely improved since 1968, when Richard Nixon became our first "law and order" president. With the clarity and originality that distinguished his prescient bestseller, Twilight of the Elites, Chris Hayes upends our national conversation on policing and democracy in a book of wide-ranging historical, social, and political analysis. Hayes contends our country has fractured in two: the Colony and the Nation. In the Nation, we venerate the law. In the Colony, we obsess over order, fear trumps civil rights, and aggressive policing resembles occupation. A Colony in a Nation explains how a country founded on justice now looks like something uncomfortably close to a police state. How and why did Americans build a system where conditions in Ferguson and West Baltimore mirror those that sparked the American Revolution? A Colony in a Nation examines the surge in crime that began in the 1960s and peaked in the 1990s, and the unprecedented decline that followed. Drawing on close-hand reporting at flashpoints of racial conflict, as well as deeply personal experiences with policing, Hayes explores cultural touchstones, from the influential "broken windows" theory to the "squeegee men" of late-1980s Manhattan, to show how fear causes us to make dangerous and unfortunate choices, both in our society and at the personal level. With great empathy, he seeks to understand the challenges of policing communities haunted by the omnipresent threat of guns. Most important, he shows that a more democratic and sympathetic justice system already exists-in a place we least suspect. A Colony in a Nation is an essential book-searing and insightful-that will reframe our thinking about law and order in the years to come.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780393254228 20170508
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xxiv, 252 pages : illustration ; 24 cm.
  • Foreword Patricia Arredondo Part I: Socio-Cultural Foundations 1. The Diverse Historical Roots of Today's Latino/as: Learning from our Past to Move into the Future 2. Skin Color Differences within Latino/as: Historical & Contemporary Implications of Colorism 3. The History of Latino/a in the United States: Journeys of Hope, Struggle, & Resilience Part II: Understanding Within Group Latino/a Differences 4. Socio-historical Construction of Latina/o Gender Ideologies: Integrating Indigenous and Contemporary Perspectives into Treatment 5. Adapting to a New Country: Models & Theories of Acculturation Applied to the Diverse Latino/a Population 6. Skin Color Matters: Towards a New Framework that Considers Racial and Ethnic Identity Development Among Latino/as Part III: Culturally Responsive and Racially Conscious Clinical Practice with Latino/as 7. Towards a Complex Understanding of Mental Health Service Utilization among Latino/as: Considering Context, Power, and Within Group Differences 8. Roots of Connectedness: Application of Latino/a Cultural Values in Mental Health Care 9. Culturally Responsive and Racially Conscious Mental Health Approaches with Latino/as Part IV: The Impact of Latino/a Psychology on Racially & Ethnically Diverse Students and Professionals 10. The Impact of Latino/a Psychology on Racially & Ethnically Diverse Students and Professionals.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138851535 20161108
Advancing work to effectively study, understand, and serve the fastest growing U.S. ethnic minority population, this volume explicitly emphasizes the racial and ethnic diversity within this heterogeneous cultural group. The focus is on the complex historical roots of contemporary Latino/as, their diversity in skin-color and physiognomy, racial identity, ethnic identity, gender differences, immigration patterns, and acculturation. The work highlights how the complexities inherent in the diverse Latino/a experience, as specified throughout the topics covered in this volume, become critical elements of culturally responsive and racially conscious mental health treatment approaches. By addressing the complexities, within-group differences, and racially heterogeneity characteristic of U.S. Latino/as, this volume makes a significant contribution to the literature related to mental health treatments and interventions.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138851535 20161108
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xlii, 337 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
  • Part I. The graphic history
  • Trinity
  • Crossroads
  • Nutmeg
  • Ranger
  • Doom town
  • Fallout
  • Boltzman
  • Smokey
  • Secrecy and history
  • Part II. Primary documents
  • Trinity
  • Crossroads
  • Nutmeg
  • Ranger
  • Doom towns
  • Fallout
  • Boltzman
  • Smokey
  • Secrecy and history
  • Part III. Historical context
  • The world at Trinity
  • What is a Cold War?
  • Dividing the globe
  • Tipping points and atomic escalation
  • Eisenhower's new look
  • Atomic west
  • Picturing wastelands
  • Part IV. The questions
  • Contingency
  • Oral history
  • DOE opennet
  • Primary documents
  • Images as evidence
  • Making graphic history.
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311 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
A compelling and long-overdue exploration of the Progressive-era conservation movement, and its lasting effects on American culture, politics, and contemporary environmentalism The turn of the twentieth century caught America at a crossroads, shaking the dust from a bygone era and hurtling toward the promises of modernity. Factories, railroads, banks, and oil fields-all reshaped the American landscape and people. In the gulf between growing wealth and the ills of an urbanizing nation, the spirit of Progressivism emerged. Promising a return to democracy and a check on concentrated wealth, Progressives confronted this changing relationship to the environment-not only in the countryside but also in dense industrial cities and leafy suburbs. Drawing on extensive work in urban history and Progressive politics, Benjamin Heber Johnson weaves together environmental history, material culture, and politics to reveal the successes and failures of the conservation movement and its lasting legacy. By following the efforts of a broad range of people and groups-women's clubs, labor advocates, architects, and politicians-Johnson shows how conservation embodied the ideals of Progressivism, ultimately becoming one of its most important legacies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780300115505 20170502
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xi, 220 pages ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Close Combat Privatization 2. The Armed Contractor Phenomenon: A Contemporary Debate with a Long History 3. Mercenaries, Soldiers, and Armed Contractors: An Explication 4. Armed Military Privatization and the Commodification of Force 5. The Belligerent Equality of Armed Contractors? 6. The Challenge of Military Privatization to the Military Profession 7. The "Second Contractor War" and the Future of Armed Contractors.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472464439 20170130
This book explores the ethical implications of using armed contractors, taking a consequentialist approach to this multidisciplinary debate. While privatization is not a new concept for the US military, the public debate on military privatization is limited to legal, financial, and pragmatic concerns. A critical assessment of the ethical dimensions of military privatization in general is missing. More specifically, in light of the increased reliance upon armed contractors, it must be asked whether it is morally permissible for governments to employ them at all. To this end, this book explores four areas that highlight the ethical implications of using armed contractors: how armed contractors are distinct from soldiers and mercenaries; the commodification of force; the belligerent equality of combatants; and the impact of armed contractors on the professional military. While some take an absolutist position, wanting to bar the use of private military altogether, this book reveals how these absolutist arguments are problematic and highlights that there are circumstances where turning to private force may be the only option. Recognising that outsourcing force will continue, this book thus proposes some changes to account for the problems of commodification, belligerent equality, and the challenge to the military profession. This book will be of interest to students of private security, military studies, ethics, security studies, and IR in general.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472464439 20170130
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xi, 364 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Introduction "true faith and allegiance" : religion and the FBI / Sylvester A. Johnson and Steven Weitzman
  • American religion and the rise of internal security : a prologue / Kathryn Gin Lum and Lerone Martin
  • "If God be for you, who can be against you?" : persecution and vindication of the Church of God in Christ during World War I / Theodore Kornweibel, Jr.
  • The FBI and the Moorish Science Temple of America, 1926-1960 / Sylvester A. Johnson
  • J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI, and the religious cold war / Dianne Kirby
  • Apostles of deceit : ecumenism, fundamentalism, surveillance, and the contested loyalties of Protestant clergy during the Cold War / Michael McVicar
  • The FBI and the Catholic Church / Regin Schmidt
  • Hoover's Judeo-Christians : Jews, religion, and Communism in the Cold War / Sarah Imhoff
  • Policing public morality : Hoover's FBI, obscenity, and homosexuality
  • The FBI and the Nation of Islam / Karl Evanzz
  • Dreams and shadows : Martin Luther King Jr., the FBI, and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference / Sylvester A. Johnson
  • A vast infiltration : Mormonism and the FBI / Matthew Bowman
  • The FBI's "cult war" against the Branch Davidians / Catherine Wessinger
  • The FBI and American Muslims after September 11 / Michael Barkun
  • Policing Kashmiri Brooklyn / Junaid Rana
  • Allies against Armageddon? : the FBI and the academic study of religion / Steven Weitzman.
"This book is the first to examine the fraught relationship between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and a variety of religious groups that have developed in the United States in the century of the FBI's existence. Encompassing religious communities that run the gamut from established religious institutions to violent extremist groups, and covering a period that includes the World Wars, the Cold War, the Civil Rights movement, and 9/11, Truth Faith and Allegiance tackles questions of importance for understanding the history of American religion, the history of law enforcement, and the future of religious liberty"--Provided by publisher.
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xxiv, 227 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: Human culture and space heritage
  • Cultural context of Apollo culture
  • Early propulsion development sites and the risks of space flight
  • Rocket testing sites
  • Facilities to protect human life and safety
  • Astronaut training sites
  • Legal frameworks for historic preservation
  • Preservation of space heritage using models from the sea and antarctica
  • Threats to space heritage sites
  • Preservation works: success stories in space history
  • Looking ahead.
This book considers the archaeology of the facilities and sites on Earth that helped facilitate the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs.
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334 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
  • A matter of class : food in the United States, 1870-1900 / by Katherine Leonard Turner
  • Seeing the Gilded Age through its recipes
  • Mrs. Mary F. Henderson, practical cooking and dinner giving (1877)
  • Selected advice on table manners (1870-1903)
  • Handwritten recipe manuscript (1870s ad 1880s)
  • Mrs. Peter A. White, the Kentucky housewife : a collection of recipes for cooking (1885)
  • Christine Terhune Herrick, what to eat, how to serve it (1891)
  • Dietary studies fromn Alabama, New York, Chicago, Virginia, and New Mexico (1895-18997)
  • Gilded Age banquet menus (1880-1899)
  • Fannie Farmer, the Boston Cooking School Cookbook (1896).
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x, 475 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Prologue: Guns and money
  • An agency for unimagined weapons. Scientia potentia est
  • Mad men
  • Mad scientists
  • Society for the correction of Soviet excesses
  • Welcome to the jungle
  • Ordinary genius
  • Extraordinary genius
  • Up in flames
  • A worldwide laboratory
  • Blame it on the sorcerers
  • Monkey business
  • Bury it
  • The bunny, the witch, and the war room
  • Servants of war. Invisible war
  • Top secret flying machines
  • Synthetic war
  • Vanilla world
  • Fantasy world
  • Return of Voldemort
  • Epilogue: glorious failure, inglorious success.
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vi, 253 pages ; 23 cm
  • Terror, anger, and patriotism : understanding the resistance of black soldiers during World War II / Douglas Walter Bristol, Jr.
  • Nisei versus Nazi : Japanese American soldiers in World War II / James M. McCaffrey
  • Does the sex of the practitioner matter? Nursing, civil rights, and discrimination in the Army Nurse Corps, 1947-1952 / Charissa Threat
  • An attractive career for women: opportunities, limitations, and women's integration in the Cold War military / Tanya L. Roth
  • African Americans, civil rights and the Armed Forces during the Vietnam War / James E. Westheider
  • Reform in ranks : the history of the Defense Race Relations Institute, 1971-2014 / Isaac Hampton, II
  • Men's and women's liberation : challenging military culture after the Vietnam war / Heather Marie Stur
  • Mobilizing marriage and motherhood : military families and family planning since World War II / Kara Dixon Vuic
  • The dream that dare not speak its name : legacies of the civil rights movement and the fight for gay military service / Steve Estes
  • Conclusion / Douglas Walter Bristol, Jr. and Heather Marie Stur.
"Integrating the US Military is an edited collection that examines the US Army's role and place in progressive social change through the lens of the military experience of African Americans, women, and gays since World War II. By making this long overdue comparison, the editors argue this anthology demonstrates how the challenges launched against the racial, gender, and sexual status quo in the years after World War II transformed overarching ideas about power, citizenship, and America's role in the world. This anthology's major contribution is synthesizing recent scholarly work on the history of minorities and women in the US military. It does so by examining connections between GIs and civilian society in the context of ideologies of race, gender, and sexuality. Given the militarization of American society since World War II, revealing the links between these legally marginalized groups within the Armed Services is historically significant in its own right. At the same time, this comparison also sheds new light on a broad range of issues that affected civilian society, such as affirmative action, integration, marriage laws, and sexual harassment. Integrating the US Military is a book designed for college students, military professionals, policy makers, and general readers. Allowing readers to view the history of several civil rights movements within the Armed Forces will prompt them to rethink the way they understand the history of social movements. It will also help them to better understand the relationship between the military and American society. Finally, readers will gain a historical perspective on recent debates about the rights of gays in the military and the implications of deploying women in combat."--Provided by publisher.
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330 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction. Creating art, science, and self
  • 1. Becoming Audubon, becoming American
  • 2. Hearing birds, heeding their call
  • 3. Making an odyssey for art and ornithology
  • 4. Going into business with The birds of America
  • 5. Struggling for status in science
  • 6. Suffering for science as the "American woodsman"
  • 7. Putting people into the picture
  • 8. Exploring the ornithology of ordinary people
  • 9. Forging a legacy, finding a discipline
  • 10. Bringing Audubon back to life.
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vi, 393 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"Essays tracing the intellectual life of a quintessential New York City writer and thinker Marshall Berman was one of the great urbanists and Marxist cultural critics of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, and his brilliant, nearly sui generis book All That Is Solid Melts Into Air is a masterpiece of the literature on modernism. But like many New York intellectuals, the essay was his characteristic form, accommodating his multifarious interests and expressing his protean, searching exuberant mind. This collection includes early essays from and on the radical '60s, on New York City, on literary figures from Kafka to Pamuk, and late essays on rock, hip hop, and gentrification. Concluding with his last essay, completed just before his death in 2013, this book is Berman's intellectual autobiography, tracing his career as a thinker through the way he read the "signs in the street.""-- Provided by publisher.
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