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  • Inventing the world grant university : Chinese international students' mobilities, literacies, and identities 

    Contributor:Fraiberg, Steven; Wang, Xiqiao; You, Xiaoye
    Date:2017
    Culturally responsive pedagogies developed for undergraduate Chinese international students, who have enrolled in Western institutions in increasing numbers in recent years. Focusing on the literacy practices of these ...
  • Post-truth rhetoric and composition 

    Contributor:McComiskey, Bruce
    Date:2017
    An exploration of the increasingly widespread and disturbing effect of "post-truth" on public discourse in the United States. McComiskey analyzes the countless instances of doublespeak, hyperbole, fabrication, and other ...
  • Writing program architecture : thirty cases for reference and research 

    Contributor:Finer, Bryna Siegel; White-Farnham, Jamie
    Date:2017
    Information and analysis concerning the material, logistical, and rhetorical features of a writing program, such as contracts, funding lines, and curriculum. Drawing from award-winning programs, the contributors analyze ...
  • Class in the composition classroom : pedagogy and the working class 

    Contributor:Carter, Genesea M.; Thelin, William H.
    Date:2017
    What college writing instructors should know about working-class students--their backgrounds, experiences, identities, learning styles, and skills--in order to support them in the classroom, across campus, and beyond. ...
  • Words & worlds turned around : indigenous Christianities in colonial Latin America 

    Contributor:Tavárez, David
    Date:2017
    A sophisticated, state-of-the-art approach to the embrace of Christianity by indigenous societies, that reveals the manifold transformations of Christian discourses in the colonial Americas. Surveying how Christian messages ...
  • A history of mortgage banking in the West : financing America's dreams 

    Contributor:Rosser, E. Michael; Sanders, Diane M.
    Date:2017
    How the mortgage banking sector worked in the second half of the twentieth century, including analysis of the 2007 mortgage crisis. Beginning with the land and railroad development acts that encouraged Western settlement, ...
  • Land, politics, and memory in five Nija'ib' K'iche' títulos : "The title and proof of our ancestors" 

    Contributor:Matsumoto, Mallory
    Date:2017
    Five highland Maya títulos composed in the sixteenth century by the Nija'ib K'iche' of Guatemala. Each manuscript provides a copy of the original, a transcription of the sixteenth-century modified Latin script, a morphologic ...
  • The Lisu : far from the ruler 

    Contributor:Zack, Michele
    Date:2017
    Descriptive accounts of Lisu individuals, communities, regions, and practices brings the Lisu and their distinct, ironic worldview to life. A view of humanity's transition from border-free tribal groupings into today's ...
  • The last stand of the pack 

    Contributor:Carhart, Arthur H.; Young, Stanley P.; Gulliford, Andrew; Wolf, Tom
    Date:2017
    Published in 1929, a historical account of wolf extermination and what were believed to be the last wolves in Colorado. Almost a century later, much has been learned about predator ecology. Original text is accompanied by ...
  • Identity politics of difference : the mixed-race American Indian experience 

    Contributor:Montgomery, Michelle R.
    Date:2017
    A multidisciplinary approach to questions of identity construction and multiracialism through the experiences of mixed-race Native American students at a tribal. Explores the multiple ways in which students navigate, ...
  • Instead of dying : poems 

    Contributor:Haldeman, Lauren
    Date:2017
    Invoking spiders and senators, physicists and aliens, Lauren Haldeman's second book, Instead of Dying, decodes the world of death with a powerful mix of humor, epiphany, and agonizing grief. In the spirit of Calvino's ...
  • The politics of writing studies : reinventing our universities from below 

    Contributor:Samuels, Robert
    Date:2017
    Drawing from pivotal texts in the field of writing studies, The Politics of Writing Studies shows how the use and abuse of contingent faculty at institutions of higher education affect the efficacy and perceived status of ...
  • Crossing divides : exploring translingual writing pedagogies and programs 

    Contributor:Horner, Bruce; Tetreault, Laura
    Date:2017
    Crossing Divides offers diverse perspectives from leading scholars on the design and implementation of translingual writing pedagogies and programs--provided by publisher.
  • Manifest West : women of the West 

    Contributor:Seeling, Caleb
    Date:2017
    The editorial term of Manifest West is proud to offer a diversity of voices in this volume that celebrates Western women as an inclusive category, not a stark label. Both female and male authors and poets share their ...
  • Navajo textiles : the Crane Collection at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science 

    Contributor:Webster, Laurie D.; Stiver, Louise; Begay, D. Y.; Teller Pete, Lynda
    Date:2017
    An account of the historical context of Navajo weavings in the Crane Collection at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science--one of the largest collections in the world. Anthropologists and indigenous artists explore the ...
  • Uncertain times : anthropological approaches to labor in a neoliberal world 

    Contributor:Durrenberger, E. Paul
    Date:2017
    The first-ever collection of labor anthropology from around the world, Uncertain Times addresses the theory that traditional labor union organization has been co-opted by the neoliberal policies of corporate capital and ...
  • An introduction to sociocultural anthropology : adaptations, structures, meanings 

    Contributor:Haines, David W.
    Date:2017
    A concise yet comprehensive guide to cultural anthropology using a materialist approach. This revised and updated edition exposes students to the cultural detail and personal experiences that lie in the anthropological ...
  • Creating dialogues : indigenous perceptions and forms of leadership in Amazonia 

    Contributor:Veber, Hanne; Virtanen, Pirjo Kristiina
    Date:2017
    Discusses contemporary forms of leadership in Amazonian indigenous groups. Examines the creation of indigenous leaders as political subjects in the context of contemporary state policies of democratization and exploitation ...
  • Basic K'ichee' grammar : 38 lessons 

    Contributor:Mondloch, James L.
    Date:2017
    A pedagogical rather than reference grammar, the book is a thorough presentation of the basics of the K'ichee'-Maya language organized around graded grammatical lessons accompanied by drills and exercises. K'ichee'an ...
  • Beautiful flesh : a body of essays 

    Contributor:Stephanie G'Schwind
    Date:2017
    Selected from among the country's leading literary publications--Colorado Review, Crazyhorse, Creative Nonfiction, the Georgia Review, the Normal School, Prairie Schooner, and others--Beautiful Flesh gathers nineteen works ...

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