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book cover for "Louisian Coushatta Basket Makers"
Traditional Knowledge, Resourcefulness, and Artistry as a Means of Survival
Linda P. Langley

"Louisiana Coushatta Basket Makers" brings together oral histories, tribal records, archival materials and archaeological evidence to ...

Cover of The Cambridge Companion to Environmental Humanities co-edited by Jeffrey Cohen
Edited by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, Stephanie Foote

This companion offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the environmental humanities, an interdisciplinary movement that responds to ...

book, cover, The Behavioral Code, Adam Fine, Benjamin ven Rooij, Beacon Press, ASU, criminal justice
The Hidden Ways the Law Makes Us Better ... Or Worse
Benjamin van Rooij and Adam Fine


Why do some laws radically change behavior whereas others are consistently ignored and ...

Book cover for "Watch Me Trick Ghosts"
Robert Krut

In "Watch Me Trick Ghosts," Robert Krut reveals a city weaving between a surreal consciousnesses and concrete imagination, where speakers are ...

"What's Eating the Universe" book cover
And Other Cosmic Questions
Paul Davies

In the constellation of Eridanus lurks a cosmic mystery. It appears as if something has taken a huge bite out of the universe, leaving a super- ...

Book cover with collage of faces for "Why Is it So Hard"
Becoming A People Person in the Post COVID-19 Era
Ervin (Earl) Cobb

"Why Is It So Hard" is a book designed to help you navigate today's social, economic and political challenges and to help you enjoy the "peace of ...

Book cover for "Globalism and Gendering Cancer"
Tracking the Trope of Oncogenic Women from the US to Kenya
Miriam O'Kane Mara

This book connects a rhetorical examination of medical and public health policy documents with a humanistic investigation of cultural texts to ...

Basket Diplomacy book cover
Leadership, Alliance-Building, and Resilience among the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana, 1884-1984
Denise E. Bates

Before the Coushatta tribe of Louisiana became one of the state’s top private employers — with its vast landholdings and economic enterprises — ...


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