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Research for Indigenous Survival: Indigenous Research Methodologies in the Behavioral Sciences

Lambert, Dr. Lori
(2014)  | 9781934594124 | University of Nebraska Press | pbk. | book | 256pp
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Dr. Lori Lambert (Mi’kmaq/Abenaki) writes about the problems of adjustingresearch methodologies in the behavioral sciences to Native values and tribalcommunity life. In addition to surveying the literature with an emphasis onnative authors, she has interviewed a sampling of Indigenous people inMontana’s...

All My Relatives: Exploring Lakota Ontology, Belief, and Ritual

(2018)  | 9780803299948 | University of Nebraska Press | hbk. | book | 294pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2019
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In All My Relatives David C. Posthumus offers the first revisionist history ofthe Lakotas’ religion and culture in a generation. He applies key insightsfrom what has been called the “ontological turn,” particularly the dualnotions of interiority/soul/spirit and physicality/body and an...

In Defense of Farmers: The Future of Agriculture in the Shadow of Corporate Power

Alexander, Sara. Gibson, Jane.
(2019)  | 9781496206732 | University of Nebraska Press | hbk. | book | 444pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2019
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Industrial agriculture is generally characterized as either the salvation of agrowing, hungry, global population or as socially and environmentallyirresponsible. Despite elements of truth in this polarization, it fails to focuson the particular vulnerabilities and potentials of industrial agriculture....

Travel and Travail: Early Modern Women, English Drama, and the Wider World

Akhimie, Patricia. Andrea, Bernadette.
(2019)  | 9781496202260 | University of Nebraska Press | pbk. | book | 384pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2019
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Popular English travel guides from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuriesasserted that women who wandered too far afield were invariably suspicious,dishonest, and unchaste. As the essays in Travel and Travail reveal, however,early modern women did travel, often quite extensively, with no diminution...

The Spanish Craze: America's Fascination with the Hispanic World, 1779–1939

Kagan, Richard L.
(2019)  | 9781496207722 | University of Nebraska Press | hbk. | book | 640pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2019
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The Spanish Craze is the compelling story of the centuries-long U.S.fascination with the history, literature, art, culture, and architecture ofSpain. Richard L. Kagan offers a stunningly revisionist understanding of theorigins of hispanidad in America, tracing its origins from the early republic tothe...

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The Colonel and Hug: The Partnership that Transformed the New York Yankees

Spatz, Lyle. Steinberg, Steve.
(2020)  | 9781496219664 | University of Nebraska Press | pbk. | book | 576pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2019
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From the team’s inception in 1903, the New York Yankees were a flounderinggroup that played as second-class citizens to the New York Giants. The team waspurchased in 1915 by Jacob Ruppert and his partner, Til Huston. Three yearslater, when Ruppert hired Miller Huggins as manager, the unlikely...

Mashi: The Unfulfilled Baseball Dreams of Masanori Murakami, the First Japanese Major Leaguer

Fitts, Robert K.
(2020)  | 9781496219510 | University of Nebraska Press | pbk. | book | 258pp | Availability last checked: 27/11/2019
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In the spring of 1964, the Nankai Hawks of Japan’s Pacific League sentnineteen-year-old Masanori Murakami to the Class A Fresno Giants to improve hisskills. To nearly everyone’s surprise, Murakami, known as Mashi, dominatedthe American hitters. With the San Francisco Giants caught in a close...

When Baseball Went White: Reconstruction, Reconciliation, and Dreams of a National Pastime

Swanson, Ryan A.
(2020)  | 9781496219534 | University of Nebraska Press | pbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2019
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The story of Jackie Robinson valiantly breaking baseball’s color barrierin 1947 is one most Americans know. But less recognized is the fact that someseventy years earlier, following the Civil War, baseball was tenuously biracialand had the potential for a truly open game. How, then, did the game...

Playing with Tigers: A Minor League Chronicle of the Sixties

Gmelch, George.
(2020)  | 9781496219589 | University of Nebraska Press | pbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 27/11/2019
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In 1965 George Gmelch signed a contract to play professional baseball with theDetroit Tigers organization. Gmelch grew up sheltered in an all-white, affluentSan Francisco suburb, and he knew little of the world outside. Over the nextfour seasons, he came of age in baseball’s Minor Leagues throughexperiences...

The Pitcher and the Dictator: Satchel Paige's Unlikely Season in the Dominican Republic

Smith, Averell "Ace".
(2020)  | 9781496219527 | University of Nebraska Press | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2019
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Soon after Satchel Paige arrived at spring training in 1937 to pitch for thePittsburgh Crawfords, he and five of his teammates, including Josh Gibson andCool Papa Bell, were lured to the Dominican Republic with the promise of easymoney to play a short baseball tournament in support of the country’sdictator,...

The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife

Balukjian, Brad.
(2020)  | 9781496218742 | University of Nebraska Press | hbk. | book | 264pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2019
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Is there life after baseball? Starting from this simple question, The Wax Pack ends up with something much bigger and unexpected—a meditation on the lossof innocence and the gift of impermanence, for both Brad Balukjian and theformer ballplayers he tracked down. To get a truly random sample of players,Balukjian...

Issei Baseball: The Story of the First Japanese American Ballplayers

Fitts, Robert K.
(2020)  | 9781496213488 | University of Nebraska Press | hbk. | book | 344pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2019
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Baseball has been called America’s true melting pot, a game that unites usas a people. Issei Baseball is the story of the pioneers of Japanese Americanbaseball, Harry Saisho, Ken Kitsuse, Tom Uyeda, Tozan Masko, Kiichi Suzuki, andothers—young men who came to the United States to start a new...

Summer Baseball Nation: Nine Days in the Wood Bat Leagues

Geoghegan, Will.
(2020)  | 9781496213990 | University of Nebraska Press | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2019
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The college baseball season doesn’t end when the school year is finished.Many of the top NCAA Division I, II, and III baseball players continue to playin one of the game’s most unique environments, the summer wood batleagues. They swap aluminum bats for wood and play from June through August...

Alou: My Baseball Journey

Alou, Felipe. Kerasotis, Peter.
(2020)  | 9781496214041 | University of Nebraska Press | pbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 27/11/2019
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Growing up in a tiny shack in the Dominican Republic, Felipe Alou never dreamedhe would be the first man born and raised in his country to play and manage inMajor League Baseball—and also the first to play in the World Series.In this extraordinary autobiography, Alou tells of his real dream to become...

The Soul of the Indian: An Interpretation

Eastman, Charles A.
(2020)  | 9781496200594 | University of Nebraska Press | pbk. | book | 162pp | Availability last checked: 27/11/2019
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The Soul of the Indian is Charles A. Eastman’s exploration anddocumentation of religion as he experienced it during the late nineteenthcentury. A Dakota physician and writer who sought to bring understanding betweenNative and non-Native Americans, Eastman (1858–1939) became one of thebest-known...

 

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