GARFIELD COMPLETE WORKS VOLUME 1 1978 AND 1979

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Garfield Complete Works Volume 1 1978 1979

Author : Jim Davis
ISBN : 9781984800473
Genre : Humor
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Featuring rare archival material and an introduction to the series by creator Jim Davis, this inaugural volume is the perfect holiday gift for new readers and longtime fans of the lasagna-loving cat. Garfield Complete Works: Volume 1, 1978 & 1979 launches the consummate collection of Jim Davis’ phenomenally successful comic strip. Since its debut in 1978, Garfield has reached historic heights, becoming the world’s most widely syndicated strip. “From the outset, Garfield established who the real master was in this relationship.”—Jim Davis
Category: Humor

American Foreign Relations A History Volume 1 To 1920

Author : Thomas Paterson
ISBN : 9780547225647
Genre : History
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This best-selling text presents the best synthesis of current scholarship available to emphasize the theme of expansionism and its manifestations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: History

Global Origins Of The Modern Self From Montaigne To Suzuki

Author : Avram Alpert
ISBN : 9781438473864
Genre : Philosophy
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Explores how writers across five continents and four centuries have debated ideas about what it means to be an individual, and shows that the modern self is an ongoing project of global history. In Global Origins of the Modern Self, from Montaigne to Suzuki, Avram Alpert contends that scholars have yet to fully grasp the constitutive force of global connections in the making of modern selfhood. Alpert argues that canonical moments of self-making from around the world share a surprising origin in the colonial anthropology of Europeans in the Americas. While most intellectual histories of modernity begin with the Cartesian inward turn, Alpertshows how this turn itself was an evasion of the impact of the colonial encounter. He charts a counter-history of the modern self, tracing lines of influence that stretch from Michel de Montaigne’s encounter with the Tupi through the writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau into German Idealism, American Transcendentalism, postcolonial critique, and modern Zen. Alpert considers an unusually wide range of thinkers, including Kant, Hegel, Fanon, Emerson, Du Bois, Senghor, and Suzuki. This book not only breaks with disciplinary conventions about period and geography but also argues that these conventions obscure our ability to understand the modern condition. “Alpert’s scholarship is impressive, offering a focused sweep of intellectual history and incisive readings of many important figures (and the scholarly literature devoted to them). He is a fantastic writer. His prose is direct and evocative, conveying complex ideas in clear and probing terms. This style transforms a long text into a relatively quick and, at times, gripping read.” — Jane Anna Gordon, author of Creolizing Political Theory: Reading Rousseau through Fanon “Through textual and historical analyses and great interpretive abilities, Alpert shows persuasively that Montaigne, Rousseau, Emerson, Suzuki, and others—separately and together—are thinkers not of a Western (monopolizing the sense of modern) tradition, but of global, pluralist thought. His way of reading these thinkers can be a model for others interested in decolonizing and deracializing modern thought while preserving much of the canon with its present membership; with its male, Western-European and Anglo-American membership. But Alpert has done more. Through his arguments he has made room for Du Bois, Fanon, and Suzuki to be included in the canon. This is intellectually progressive and politically significant, and will make a fresh reading experience for many readers.” — Peter K. J. Park, author of Africa, Asia, and the History of Philosophy: Racism in the Formation of the Philosophical Canon, 1780–1830
Category: Philosophy

Frances Farmer

Author : Peter Shelley
ISBN : 9780786457779
Genre : Performing Arts
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Previous biographies of American actress Frances Farmer (1913–1970) have downplayed her professional achievements to emphasize her turbulent personal life, including several police arrests and repeated confinements in a state mental hospital. By focusing upon her acting career, this book endeavors to restore her position as a significant Hollywood player of the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s. An analysis of her film, radio and television work is offered, as well as assessments of the three Frances Farmer biopics and the documentaries in which she is featured. Each of her 16 films receives a chapter-length discussion. A very lengthy biographical chapter is included.
Category: Performing Arts

Subject Catalog

Author : Library of Congress
ISBN : WISC:89126008937
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Books In Print Supplement

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105210120403
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature