"A subtle, brooding novel of environmentalism and human complexities set in the Pacific Northwest." -
"Each excerpt is supported by notes about the writer's background that - along with historical photographs - complement these accounts of the lives of early Alaska visitors." -"This delightfully assembled adventure chronicle captures the wild and strange beauty of Alaskan life around the turn of the 20th century. Those interested in pioneer living, historical travelogs, or ethnography will find this collection intensely satisfying." -
"Insightful, comprehensive, and authoritative . . .
Grandia has made a significant contribution to environmental anthropology and
to our understanding of neoliberalism and contemporary land and labor issues
in Latin America."
"Written with deft, lucid prose, this book is a reminder of why lightly fictionalized biography is a marvelous genre. . . . Free Boy provides richly detailed settings and imagined conversations (based on documented events) that bring the story to life." -
"Biggs has authored an exciting work that clearly breaks new ground. I have little doubt that the book will be well received by multiple audiences." -Blending disciplinary perspectives from history, anthropology, and geography, Biggs approaches the Mekong Delta as a landscape - as things on the land, as people, institutions, discourses, artifacts, metaphors, and eco-logics - with a particularly unstable morphology. -
"A meticulously researched social history of the content
and function of painting manuals published during the forty-year period
between 1580 and 1620."
"Heffernan's conversational writing style moves readers fluidly from the distant past through the turbulent times of the 1960s and the 1970s to the calmer waters of the present." -
"The book is destined to become part of the standard readings for students of modern China." -
"Pasco's carvings include totem poles, canoes, masks,
rattles, painted boxes and chests, and they're beautifully displayed in
Duane Pasco: Life as Art, co-authored by Barbara Winther,
in which Pasco recounts his early life and times."
"The book is lavishly illustrated with color photographs of every object in the exhibition. The objects have been presented more than once and show them from various sides enabling the reader to gain a much better idea of the objects' features." -
"It deserves to be read by persons interested in those
architecturally zestful years of recovery and mostly rampant growth after
Seattle's Great Fire of 1889."
"The Little Everyman offers a chronologically ordered, wide-ranging discussion of the depiction of little men that extends from seventeenth-century . . . any reader, from senior undergraduate to scholar of the period, will find much here to think about - little men but big ideas." -