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The Culture War in the Civil Rights Movement

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Captain "Hell Roaring" Mike Healy: From American Slave to Arctic Hero

One of the Coast Guard’s great heroes and the secret he kept hidden

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Eroticism, Spirituality, and Resistance in Black Women's Writings

Beginning with Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God and continuing into contemporary black women's writings, Donna Weir-Soley emphasizes the importance of sexuality in the development of black female subjectivity. Analyzing the works and characters of such writers as Toni Morrison, Opal Palmer Adisa, and Edwidge Danticat, she reveals how these writers highlight the interplay between the spiritual and the sexual through religious symbols found in Voudoun, Santeria, Condomble, Kumina, and Hoodoo.

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Brazil, Lyric, and the Americas

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Duvalier's Ghosts: Race, Diaspora, and U.S. Imperialism in Haitian Literatures

Duvalier’s Ghosts offers novel and compelling interpretations of several well-known Haitian-born authors such as Edwidge Danticat and Dany Laferrière, particularly regarding U.S. intervention in their homeland.

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Trailblazing Mars: NASA's Next Giant Leap

Fulfilling the dream as NASA prepares to send astronauts to Mars

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The Cubalogues: Beat Writers in Revolutionary Havana

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Island Shores, Distant Pasts: Archaeological and Biological Approaches to the Pre-Columbian Settlement of the Caribbean

This unique collection synthesizes our archaeological and biological knowledge about the pre-Columbian settlement of the Caribbean and highlights the various techniques we can use to analyze human migration and settlement patterns throughout history.

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Empire and Pilgrimage in Conrad and Joyce

This book offers a fresh look at the modernist writers, revealing how their rejection of organized religion and the colonial presence in their native countries allowed them to destabilize traditional notions of power, colonialism, and individual freedom in their texts. The result is an engaging and enlightening investigation of their writings and of the larger literary movement to which they belonged.

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Foundational Essays in James Joyce Studies