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Australian Citizens’ Parliament and the Future of Deliberative Democracy

by Lyn Carson, John Gastil, Janette Hartz-Karp and Ron Lubensky Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9780271060132
Format:
Pb+ 336 pages

Growing numbers of scholars, practitioners, politicians, and citizens recognize the value of deliberative civic engagement processes...

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Where Honeybees Thrive: Stories from the Field

by Heather Swan Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
11/2017
ISBN:
9780271077413
Format:
Pbk 176 pages

Colony Collapse Disorder, ubiquitous pesticide use, industrial agriculture, habitat reduction—these are just a few of the issues...

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La Petite Fadette

by George Sand Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
12/2017
ISBN:
9780271079370
Format:
Pb+ 192 pages

Set in the French countryside of George Sand’s childhood and narrated in the unique voice of a Berrichon peasant, La Petite Fadette...

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Rousseau and the Problem of Human Relations

by John Warner Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
11/2017
ISBN:
9780271071015
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

In this volume, John Warner grapples with one of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s chief preoccupations: the problem of self-interest implicit...

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Continuity of the Conquest: Charlemagne and Anglo-Norman Imperialism

by Wendy Hoofnagle Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
01/2018
ISBN:
9780271074023
Format:
Pb+ 208 pages

The Norman conquerors of Anglo-Saxon England have traditionally been seen both as rapacious colonizers and as the harbingers of...

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Space-Age Aesthetics: Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein, and the Postwar European Avant-Garde

by Stephen Petersen Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
08/2009
ISBN:
9780271033426
Format:
Pbk 320 pages

Explores an international network of artists, artist groups, and critics linked by their aesthetic and theoretical responses to...

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Reality’s Fugue: Reconciling Worldviews in Philosophy, Religion, and Science

by F Brainard Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
11/2017
ISBN:
9780271079318
Format:
Pbk 288 pages

Science, religion, philosophy: these three categories of thought have organized humankind’s search for meaning from time...

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Measuring Shadows: Kepler’s Optics of Invisibility

by Raz Chen-Morris Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
12/2017
ISBN:
9780271070995
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

In Measuring Shadows, Raz Chen-Morris demonstrates that a close study of Kepler’s Optics is essential to understanding his astronomical...

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Ernest Hemingway: A New Life

by James Hutchisson Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
07/2016
ISBN:
9780271075341
Format:
Hbk 320 pages

To many, the life of Ernest Hemingway has taken on mythic proportions. From his romantic entanglements to his legendary bravado,...

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Hidden Life of Life: A Walk through the Reaches of Time

by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
03/2018
ISBN:
9780271081014
Format:
Hbk 216 pages

An iconoclast and best-selling author of both nonfiction and fiction, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas has spent a lifetime observing,...

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Seductions of Darwin: Art, Evolution, Neuroscience

by Matthew Rampley Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
01/2017
ISBN:
9780271077420
Format:
Hbk 200 pages

The surge of evolutionary and neurological analyses of art and its effects raises questions of how art, culture, and the biological...

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Henry James and American Painting

by Colm Tóibín, Marc Simpson and Declan Kiely Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
06/2017
ISBN:
9780271078526
Format:
Hbk 192 pages

Depicting characters like the eponymous young sculptor in Roderick Hudson and spaces like the crowded galleries in The Wings of...

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Forbidden Rites: A Necromancer’s Manual of the Fifteenth Century

by Richard Kieckhefer Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
02/1998
ISBN:
9780271017518
Format:
Pb+ 392 pages

Preserved in the Bavarian State Library in Munich is a manuscript that few scholars have noticed and that no one in modern times...

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Graphic Passion: Matisse and the Book Arts

by John Bidwell Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9780271071114
Format:
Hbk 264 pages

The great painter Henri Matisse was also a great book illustrator. A pioneering member of the Fauves, a supreme colorist, a remarkable...

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Dark Side of Genius: The Melancholic Persona in Art, ca. 1500–1700

by Laurinda Dixon Penn State University Press
Pub Date:
02/2015
ISBN:
9780271059365
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

In The Dark Side of Genius, Laurinda Dixon examines “melancholia” as a philosophical, medical, and social phenomenon in early...

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