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    • 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 ...
    • Private Papers of Johnny Robins IV, as cited in Chapter 4 of "Show Time: The Logic and Power of Violent Display" by Lee Ann Fujii (Cornell University Press, 2021) 

      Robins, John B. IV (1933)
      John B. Robins IV was the Somerset County, Maryland, States Attorney at the time that George Armwood was lynched on Maryland's Eastern Shore in October 1933. These papers, in a single PDF file, are documents exchanged ...
    • Life of Inland Waters: An Elementary Text Book of Fresh-Water Biology For Students, third edition 

      Needham, James G. (Cornell University Press, 1937)
      This work is a textbook of fresh-water life dealing with its forms, its conditions, its fitnesses, its associations, and its economic aspects. The ecologic side of fresh-water biology is emphasized. Due consideration is ...
    • Louis Agassiz as a Teacher: Illustrative Extracts on His Method of Instruction, revised edition 

      Cooper, Lane (Cornell University Press, 1945)
      By a succession of living pictures, as it were, this book shows the eminent naturalist in the very act of teaching. Sometimes he himself speaks, sometimes distinguished pupils of his reveal in their own words the process ...
    • Security, Loyalty, and Science 

      Gellhorn, Walter (Cornell University Press, 1950)
      Both sides of a sensitive problem are assessed by Professor Gellhorn in this penetrating analysis of national security and its effect upon scientific progress. The costs and advantages of secrecy in certain areas of science ...
    • Textbook of Arthropod Anatomy 

      Snodgrass, R. E. (Cornell University Press, 1952)
      The facts of arthropod structure are presented in clear, easy-to-use fashion in this text by R. E. Snodgrass. Examples of each of the classes from trilobites to insects are given. Musculature and mechanism of legs, eyes, ...
    • The Comstocks of Cornell: John Henry Comstock and Anna Botsford Comstock 

      Comstock, Anna Botsford (Cornell University Press, 1953)
      The Comstocks of Cornell is the autobiography written by naturalist educator Anna Botsford Comstock about her life and her husband's, entomologist John Henry Comstock—both prominent figures in the scientific community and ...
    • 1954 Constitution of the People's Republic of China 

      Unknown author (Foreign Languages Press, Peking, 1954)
      An English-language translation of the 1954 Constitution of the People's Republic of China
    • Lavoisier—the Crucial Year: The Background and Origin of His First Experiments on Combustion in 1772 

      Guerlac, Henry (Cornell University Press, 1961)
      The author explores the origins of the eighteenth-century chemical revolution as it centers on Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier's earliest work on combustion. He shows that the main lines of Lavoisier's theory—including his theory ...
    • Homicide in American Fiction, 1798–1860: A Study in Social Values 

      Davis, David Brion (Cornell University Press, 1968)
      Homicide has many social and psychological implications that vary from culture to culture and which change as people accept new ideas concerning guilt, responsibility, and the causes of crime. A study of attitudes toward ...
    • Literary Transcendentalism: Style and Vision in the American Renaissance 

      Buell, Lawrence (Cornell University Press, 1973)
      Broader in scope than any previous literary study of the transcendentalists, this rewarding book analyzes the theories and forms characteristic of a vital group of American writers, as well as the principles and vision ...
    • The Sources of Anti-Slavery Constitutionalism in America, 1760-1848 

      Wiecek, William M. (Cornell University Press, 1977)
      This ambitious book examines the constitutional and legal doctrines of the antislavery movement from the eve of the American Revolution to the Wilmot Proviso and the 1848 national elections. Relating political activity to ...
    • Bang Chan: Social History of a Rural Community in Thailand 

      Sharp, Lauriston; Hanks, Lucien M. (Cornell University Press, 1978)
      Bang Chan traces the changing cultural characteristics of a small Siamese village during the century and a quarter from its founding as a wilderness settlement outside Bangkok to its absorption into the urban spread of the ...
    • The Institution of Criticism 

      Hohendahl, Peter Uwe (Cornell University Press, 1982)
      German radicals of the 1960s announced the death of literature. For them, literature both past and present, as well as conventional discussions of literary issues, had lost its meaning. In The Institution of Criticism, ...
    • Literature as Recreation in the Later Middle Ages 

      Olson, Glending (Cornell University Press, 1982)
      This book studies attitudes toward secular literature during the later Middle Ages. Exploring two related medieval justifications of literary pleasure—one finding hygienic or therapeutic value in entertainment, and another ...
    • 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, ...
    • The Discourse of Modernism 

      Reiss, Timothy J. (Cornell University Press, 1982)
      Timothy J. Reiss perceives a new mode of discourse emerging in early seventeenth-century Europe; he believes that this form of thought, still our own, may itself soon be giving way. In The Discourse of Modernism, Reiss ...
    • The Medieval Saga 

      Clover, Carol J. (Cornell University Press, 1982)
      Written in the thirteenth century, the Icelandic prose sagas, chronicling the lives of kings and commoners, give a dramatic account of the first century after the settlement of Iceland—the period from about 930 to 1050. ...
    • Interpretive Conventions: The Reader in the Study of American Fiction 

      Mailloux, Steven (Cornell University Press, 1982)
      In Interpretive Conventions, Steven Mailloux provides a general introduction to reader-response criticism while developing his own specific reader-oriented approach to literature. He examines five influential theories of ...