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    • Madame Bovary on Trial 

      LaCapra, Dominick (Cornell University Press, 1982)
      In 1857, following the publication of Madame Bovary, Flaubert was charged with having committed an “outrage to public morality and religion.” Dominick LaCapra, an intellectual historian with wide-ranging literary interests, ...
    • Meaning and Interpretation: Wittgenstein, Henry James, and Literary Knowledge 

      Hagberg, G. L. (Cornell University Press, 1994)
      'What is the meaning of a word?' In this thought-provoking book, Hagberg demonstrates how this question—which initiated Wittgenstein's later work in the philosophy of language—is significant for our understanding not only ...
    • Mixed Feelings: Tropes of Love in German Jewish Culture 

      Garloff, Katja (Cornell University Press, 2016-12-15)
      Since the late eighteenth century, writers and thinkers have used the idea of love—often unrequited or impossible love—to comment on the changing cultural, social, and political position of Jews in the German-speaking ...
    • Moral Aspects of Economic Growth, and Other Essays 

      Moore, Jr., Barrington (Cornell University Press, 1998)
      Barrington Moore, Jr., one of the most distinguished thinkers in critical theory and historical sociology, was long concerned with the prospects for freedom and decency in industrial society. The product of decades of ...
    • Nabokov: The Mystery of Literary Structures 

      Toker, Leona (Cornell University Press, 1989)
      Vladimir Nabokov described the literature course he taught at Cornell as "a kind of detective investigation of the mystery of literary structures." Leona Toker here pursues a similar investigation of the enigmatic structures ...
    • Narkomania: Drugs, HIV, and Citizenship in Ukraine 

      Carroll, Jennifer J. (Cornell University Press, 2019)
      Against the backdrop of a post-Soviet state set aflame by geopolitical conflict and violent revolution, Narkomania considers whether substance use disorders are everywhere the same and whether our responses to drug use ...
    • Natural History of the Farm: A Guide to the Practical Study of the Sources of Our Living in Wild Nature, second edition 

      Needham, James G. (Cornell University Press, 1916)
      This is a guide to the practical study of the sources in wild nature of our living. It contains a series of study outlines for the entire year, and deals with both the plants and animals of the farm-the things that men ...
    • Nature Guiding 

      Vinal, William Gould (Cornell University Press, 1926)
      Nature Guiding is the science of inculcating nature enthusiasm, nature principles, and nature facts into the spirit of individuals. "Doing" nature-study means observing, wondering, and solving problems. It could include ...
    • Necessary Luxuries: Books, Literature, and the Culture of Consumption in Germany, 1770–1817 

      Erlin, Matt (Cornell University Press, 2014)
      The consumer revolution of the eighteenth century brought new and exotic commodities to Europe from abroad—coffee, tea, spices, and new textiles to name a few. Yet one of the most widely distributed luxury commodities in ...
    • No More Nagasakis: Interfaith Action toward a World without Nuclear Weapons 

      Ihara, Toyokazu (Cornell University Press, 2019)
      In a speech delivered in Japanese at Cornell University, atomic bomb survivor Tomokazu Ihara describes the bombing of his home city of Nagasaki in 1945, traces his activism against nuclear proliferation, and issues an ...
    • No Useless Mouth: Waging War and Fighting Hunger in the American Revolution 

      Herrmann, Rachel B. (Cornell University Press, 2019)
      In the era of the American Revolution, the rituals of diplomacy between the British, Patriots, and Native Americans featured gifts of food, ceremonial feasts, and a shared experience of hunger. When diplomacy failed, Native ...
    • Noble Bondsmen: Ministerial Marriages in the Archdiocese of Salzburg, 1100–1343 

      Freed, John B. (Cornell University Press, 1995)
      Freed documents the network of marriage practices among ministerials in the archdiocese of Salzburg and in the process reconstructs an important and previously unexplored chapter in the rise of the German principalities.
    • Not of Woman Born: Representations of Caesarean Birth in Medieval and Renaissance Culture 

      Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Renate (Cornell University Press, 1990)
      "Not of woman born, the Fortunate, the Unborn"—the terms designating those born by Caesarean section in medieval and Renaissance Europe were mysterious and ambiguous. Examining representations of Caesarean birth in legend ...
    • Novel Translations: The European Novel and the German Book, 1680–1730 

      Wiggin, Bethany (Cornell University Press, 2011)
      Many early novels were cosmopolitan books, read from London to Leipzig and beyond, available in nearly simultaneous translations into French, English, German, and other European languages. In Novel Translations, Bethany ...
    • Novels, Readers, and Reviewers: Responses to Fiction in Antebellum America 

      Baym, Nina (Cornell University Press, 1984)
      This book describes and characterizes responses of American readers to fiction in the generation before the Civil War. It is based on close examination of the reviews of all novels—both American and European—that appeared ...
    • Nuclear Reactions: How Nuclear-Armed States Behave 

      Bell, Mark S. (Cornell University Press, 2021)
      Nuclear Reactions analyzes how nuclear weapons change the calculations states make in their foreign policies, why they do so, and why nuclear weapons have such different effects on the foreign policies of different countries. ...
    • Nuclear Summer: The Clash of Communities at the Seneca Women's Peace Encampment 

      Krasniewicz, Louise (Cornell University Press, 1992)
      When thousands of women gathered in 1983 to protest the stockpiling of nuclear weapons at a rural upstate New York military depot, the area was shaken by their actions. What so disturbed residents that they organized ...
    • On the Ruins of Babel: Architectural Metaphor in German Thought 

      Purdy, Daniel (Cornell University Press, 2011)
      The eighteenth century struggled to define architecture as either an art or a science—the image of the architect as a grand figure who synthesizes all other disciplines within a single master plan emerged from this discourse. ...
    • Online Appendix for The Justice Dilemma: Leaders and Exile in an Era of Accountability 

      Krcmaric, Daniel (Cornell University Press, 2020)
      This document contains additional data, summary statistics, and models/figures referenced in chapter 3 of "The Justice Dilemma: Leaders and Exile in an Era of Accountability" by Daniel Krcmaric (published by Cornell ...
    • Performing Power: Cultural Hegemony, Identity, and Resistance in Colonial Indonesia 

      van der Meer, Arnout (Cornell University Press, 2021)
      Performing Power illuminates how colonial dominance in Indonesia was legitimized, maintained, negotiated, and contested through the everyday staging and public performance of power between the colonizer and colonized. ...