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Impostor State: Literary and Cultural Appropriations of the Memory of the Muisca and Indigenous America

Luis F. Restrepo, Professor of Spanish, Latin American and Latino Studies, Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies – Impostor State: Literary and Cultural Appropriations of the Memory of the Muisca and Indigenous America – Universidad de Antioquia Press The book examines the literary and artistic representations of the conquest of what is now Colombia, from the colonial period to the present, particularly in relation to current efforts of the indigenous communities to receive cultural and political recognition from the Colombian state and society at...

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Sovereignties in Suspense: Violence and Imagination in Latin America

Sergio Villalobos-Ruminott, Associate Professor of Spanish and Latin American Studies – Sovereignties in Suspense: Violence and Imagination in Latin America – La Cebra Starting from the Chilean dictatorship (1973-1989) and focusing on the literary, visual arts, constitutional, social sciences, film productions and intellectual debates triggered by the Chilean coup, the book links the last four decades of Chile and Latin America’s history under the assumption of an epochal change which implies the transference from state sovereignty to...

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Fundamentals of Engineering Economic Analysis

John A. White, Chancellor Emeritus and Distinguished Professor of Industrial Engineering; Kellie S. Grasman; Kenneth E. Case; Kim LaScola Needy, Dean of Graduate School and International Education and Professor of Industrial Engineering – Fundamentals of Engineering Economic Analysis – John Wiley & Sons This textbook provides streamlined topical coverage with a modern and rich presentation, and features a wealth of real-world vignettes to reinforce how students will use economics in their future careers as well as to drive student motivation and...

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Lights! Camera! Arkansas!: From Broncho Billy to Billy Bob Thornton

Robert B. Cochran, Professor of English; Suzanne McCray, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Associate Professor of Higher Education – Lights! Camera! Arkansas!: From Broncho Billy to Billy Bob Thornton – The University of Arkansas Press The book traces the roles played by Arkansans in the first century of Hollywood’s film industry, from the first cowboy star, Broncho Billy Anderson, to Mary Steenburgen, Billy Bob Thornton and many...

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The Space of Words: Diaspora and Exile in the Work of Nelly Sachs

Jennifer M. Hoyer, Associate Professor of German – The Space of Words: Diaspora and Exile in the Work of Nelly Sachs – Camden House Hoyer offers the first sustained critical analysis of Sachs’ largely unanalyzed pre-war poetry and prose, as well as the first analysis that examines structural and thematic ties between the pre-war works and the Nobel Prize-winning post-war...

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