"A touching gift book that also offers an unusual window into American history." —Library Journal
For over 100 years, millions of letters addressed to Santa have poured into Santa Claus, Indiana. Containing more than 250 of these letters and envelopes from the 1930s to the present, this moving book will bring back memories of a time in our lives when the man with a white beard and a red suit held out the hope that our wishes might come true.
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Army Historical Society Book of Distinction finalist
"An informative and consuming account. It is an engrossing read . . . for those who want to understand the battle of An Loc itself, the state of the war in 1972, and the sacrifices of those who advised the ARVN during the war's final years. A must-read for those who think the Vietnam War was only about defeating a jungle insurgency." —HistoryNet
Dominique Janicaud claimed that every French intellectual movement—from existentialism to psychoanalysis—was influenced by Martin Heidegger. This translation of Janicaud’s landmark work, Heidegger en France, details Heidegger’s reception in philosophy and other humanistic and social science disciplines.
This careful and faithful translation of two lecture courses offers valuable insight into Heidegger's views on language, truth, animality, and life, as well as his political thought and activity.
Paul Tillich (1886–1965) is widely regarded as one of the most influential theologians of the 20th century. By bringing his thought together with the theology and practices of an important contemporary Christian movement, Pentecostalism, this volume provokes active, productive, critical, and creative dialogue with a broad range of theological topics.
Julie Hemment provides a fresh perspective on the controversial nationalist youth projects that have proliferated in Russia in the Putin era, examining them from the point of view of their participants and offering provocative insights into their origins and significance.
Sylvia Angelique Alajaji shows how the boundaries of Armenian music and identity have been continually redrawn: from the identification of folk music with an emergent Armenian nationalism under Ottoman rule to the early postgenocide diaspora community of Armenian musicians in New York, a more self-consciously nationalist musical tradition that emerged in Armenian communities in Lebanon, and more recent clashes over music and politics in California.
Accompanying audiovisual materials for the book are available on the Ethnomusicology Multimedia website
Rucker examines the social and political factors that contributed to the creation of New World ethnic identities and assesses the ways displaced Gold Coast Africans used familiar ideas about power as a means of understanding, defining, and resisting oppression. He explains how performing Coromantee and Mina identity involved a common set of concerns and the creation of the ideological weapons necessary to resist the slavocracy.
Quick Hits for Adjunct Faculty and Lecturers
Successful Strategies from Award-Winning Teachers
Edited by Robin K. Morgan, Kimberly T. Olivares, and Jon Becker
Foreword by Barbara A. Bichelmeyer
Consulting Editor Robert Wolter
This book contains short, practice-oriented articles by experienced instructors that offer valuable teaching and career tips for balancing competing demands, addressing student issues, managing classrooms, and enhancing professional development.