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By David Lyon
National Historic Landmarks are touchstones of our collective past that still resonate with our present. The six New England states have nearly 400 such places. However, important doesn't always translate into interesting ans so we have Historic New England: A Tour of the Region's Top 100 National Historic Landmarks--those with...
This book offers a comprehensive overview of the arguments relating to the extent and manner to which social influences enable epistemic agents.
By Lyombe Eko
This volume explores sameness and difference between the United States and France in the matters of freedom of expression on the Internet. Contributors present American exceptionalism and the French exception as functionally equivalent logics that lead to different freedom of expression outcomes.
The Connecticut River from the Air is a collection of extraordinary aerial images and an adventure chronicled by historian Jerry Roberts and photographed by Tom Walsh. The book provides an intimate perspective, exploring New England's greatest river from Long Island Sound, where its waters mingle with the salty brine of...
This book features the best day hikes and weekend backpacking trips in the mountain wilderness of northeastern New York State. From 360-degree mountaintop views to dramatic waterfalls and pristine ponds, it takes readers to the most scenic locations, some well-known and others off the beaten path.
From the Great Citrus Freeze of 1895 and tidal wave of 1935 to the Apollo fire of 1967 and Challenger disaster of 1986, Florida has been the site of some of the nation's most dramatic moments. Each account in this book reveals not only the circumstances surrounding the disaster and...
In his classic work Anarchy, State and Utopia, Robert Nozick asked his readers to imagine being permanently plugged into a 'machine that would give you any experience you desired'. The authors in this volume re-evaluate the merits of Nozick's argument, and use it to examine subsequent developments in culture and...
Race in Society is a thorough yet brief text intended primarily for race and ethnicity courses. It is anchored in contemporary social science scholarship and is written in a narrative style that makes it easily accessible to students.
Culled from decades of firsthand observations, this text is a cross-regional analysis of border people and borderlands of the North and post-colonial South. Focusing on themes of trade, migration, and security, Staudt highlights the importance of states, their length of time since independence, and border bureaucrats' discretionary practices.
This volume focuses on the most urgent themes in contemporary cultural theory, namely ecology, the posthuman, and the rise of the digital in a globally interlinked world. Contributions by the most prominent voices in the field provide up-to-date and accessible introductions to complex theories.