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Columbia University Press

Works: 1,346 works in 1,528 publications in 1 language and 17,325 library holdings
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Most widely held works by Columbia University
The Columbia gazetteer of the world( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Taking into account the doubling of the world's population and massive geopolitical changes, this classic reference work has almost tripled in size. The first new edition since 1952 has greater inclusion of developing nations, as reflected by over 5,000 entries from Brazil alone. Entries include political divisions (states, provinces, capitals), the physical world (oceans, mountains, volcanoes), and special places (military bases, dams, national parks). The Columbia Gazetteer is a truly monumental work that will continue to serve as the starting place for any geography search."--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA
Marianne Moore : an introduction to the poetry by George W Nitchie( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete poems of Emily Jane Brontë by Emily Brontë( Book )

4 editions published between 1941 and 1963 in English and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of more than two hundred poems by the Victorian novelist that features her mystical works, Remembrance, The Visionary, and The Old Stoic
The Columbia Lippincott gazetteer of the world by Leon E Seltzer( Book )

17 editions published between 1952 and 1970 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The AIDS conspiracy : science fights back by Nicoli Nattrass( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millions of people across the globe erroneously believe America manufactured the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to be used as a biological weapon. Ironically, the idea grew from a real conspiracy theory hatched by Russian and East German intelligence officers in the mid-1980s, in the hopes of spreading misinformation about the disease. Yet while the cold war is over, the biological weapons myth continues to resonate on both sides of the Atlantic. Nicoli Nattrass explores the social and political factors prolonging this fiction, especially within African American and black South Africa
China rising : peace, power, and order in East Asia by David C Kang( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Throughout the past three decades East Asia has seen more peace and stability than at any time since the Opium Wars of 1839-1841. During this period China has rapidly emerged as a major regional power, averaging over nine percent economic growth per year since the introduction of its market reforms in 1978. Foreign businesses have flocked to invest in China, and Chinese exports have begun to flood the world. China is modernizing its military, has joined numerous regional and international institutions, and plays an increasingly visible role in international politics. In response to this growth, other states in East Asia have moved to strengthen their military, economic, and diplomatic relations with China. But why have these countries accommodated rather than balanced China's rise? David Kang believes certain preferences and beliefs are responsible for maintaining stability in East Asia. Kang's research shows how East Asian states have grown closer to China, with little evidence that the region is rupturing. Rising powers present opportunities as well as threats, and the economic benefits and military threat China poses for its regional neighbors are both potentially huge; however, East Asian states see substantially more advantage than danger in China's rise, making the region more stable, not less. Furthermore, although East Asian states do not unequivocally welcome China in all areas, they are willing to defer judgment regarding what China wants and what its role in East Asia will become. They believe that a strong China stabilizes East Asia, while a weak China tempts other states to try to control the region. Many scholars downplay the role of ideas and suggest that a risingChina will be a destabilizing force in the region, but Kang's provocative argument reveals the flaws in contemporary views of China and the international relations of East Asia and offers a new understanding of the importance of sound U.S. policy in the region."--Jacket
The science of the oven by Hervé This( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayonnaise "takes" when a series of liquids form a semisolid consistency. Eggs, a liquid, become solid as they are heated, whereas, under the same conditions, solids melt. When meat is roasted, its surface browns and it acquires taste and texture. What accounts for these extraordinary transformations? The answer: chemistry and physics. With trademark clarity and wit, Herve This launches a wry investigation into the chemical art of cooking. Unraveling the science behind common culinary technique and practice, Hervé This breaks food down to its molecular components and matches them to cooking's chemical reactions. He translates the complex processes of the oven into everyday knowledge for professional chefs and casual cooks; demystifies the meaning of taste and the making of flavor; describes the properties of liquids, salts, sugars, oils, and fats; and defines the principles of culinary practice, which endow food with sensual as well as nutritional value. --from publisher description
Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Victorian temper by Alison G Sulloway( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secularism confronts Islam by Olivier Roy( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen onto which Western societies project their own identity crisis."--Jacket
This incredible need to believe by Julia Kristeva( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Unlike Freud, I do not claim that religion is just an illusion and a source of neurosis. The time has come to recognize, without being afraid of 'frightening' either the faithful or the agnostics, that the history of Christianity prepared the world for humanism." So writes Julia Kristeva in this provocative work, which skillfully upends our deeply entrenched ideas about religion, belief, and the thought and work of a renowned psychoanalyst and critic. Through a clever patchwork of dialogue, lectures, and excerpts of essays, Kristeva analyzes the inexorable push toward faith that, for Kristeva, lies at the heart of the psyche and the history of society. Examining the lives, theories, and convictions of Saint Teresa of Avila, Sigmund Freud, Donald Winnicott, Hannah Arendt, and other prominent individuals, Kristeva investigates the human desire for God and the shadowy zone in which belief resides. She suggests that human beings are formed by their need to believe, beginning with our first attempts at speech and following through to our adolescent search for identity and meaning. Kristeva then applies her insight to contemporary religious clashes and the plight of immigrant populations, especially those of Islamic origin. Even if we no longer have faith in God, Kristeva argues, we must believe in human destiny and creative possibility. Reclaiming Christianity's openness to self-questioning and the quest for knowledge, Kristeva urges a "new kind of politics," one that will restore the integrity of the human community."--Jacket
A lawyer when needed by Elliott E Cheatham( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Columbia encyclopedia by William Bridgwater( )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides authoritative factual information about our world in its many guises - physical, historical, geographical, political, scientific, religious, and cultural
Civil War and reconstruction in Alabama by Walter L Fleming( Book )

2 editions published in 1905 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notebook containing copies from the Alabama Review Journal covering the Civil War and Reconstruction
The Negro peasant turns cityward : effects of recent migrations to northern centers by Louise Venable Kennedy( Book )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trafficking materials and gendered experimental practices : radium research in early 20th century Vienna by Maria Rentetzi( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Maria Rentetzi surveys the experimental practices of radioactivity research in earlytwentiethcentury Vienna, focusing on radioactive materials, instruments, women's work in physics, and gendered skills. She shows how experimental cultures in radioactivity-scientific practices employed by gendered subjects who shared a certain material and episternic style of researchwere constructed and reshaped by socialist politics in Vienna at that time. She also explores the different ways experimental practices affected men and women in laboratory sciences."--Jaquette
CIAO : Columbia International Affairs Online( )

in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is the most comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 onward that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs. CIAO is also widely-recognized source for teaching materials including original case studies written by leading international affairs experts, course packs of background readings for history and political science classes, and special features like the analysis of a bin Laden recruitment tape with video."
Key to League of Nations documents placed on public sale, 1920-1929 by World Peace Foundation( Book )

2 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What does Europe want? : the Union and its discontents by Slavoj Žižek( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slavoj Žižek and Srećko Horvat combine their critical clout to emphasize the dangers of ignoring Europe's growing wealth gap and the parallel rise in right-wing nationalism, which is directly tied to the fallout from the ongoing financial crisis and its prescription of imposed austerity. To general observers, the European Union's economic woes appear to be its greatest problem, but the real peril is an ongoing ideological-political crisis that threatens an era of instability and reactionary brutality. The fall of communism in 1989 seemed to end the leftist program of universal emancipation. However, nearly a quarter of a century later, the European Union has failed to produce any coherent vision that can mobilize people to action. Until recently, the only ideology receptive to European workers has been the nationalist call to "defend" against immigrant integration. Today, Europe is focused on regulating the development of capitalism and promoting a reactionary conception of its cultural heritage. Yet staying these courses, Žižek and Horvat show, only strips Europe of its power and stifles its political ingenuity. The best hope is for Europe to revive and defend its legacy of universal egalitarianism, which benefits all parties by preserving the promise of equal representation
A field of honor : writers, court culture and public theater in French literary life from Racine to the Revolution by Gregory S Brown( )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gregory S. Brown's A Field of Honor: Writers, Court Culture and Public Theater in French Literary Life from Racine to the Revolution offers a multilevel study of the intellectual, social, and institutional contexts of dramatic authorship and the world of playwrights in 18th-century Paris. Brown deftly interweaves research in archival and printed materials, case studies of individual authorial strategies, the rich, often contentious historiography on the French Enlightenment and contemporary cultural theory and criticism. Drawing on a sophisticated array of recent studies, Brown positions his work against and between the grain of alternative approaches and interpretations. He combines scholarship on the history of the book with analyses of political culture and cultural identity, leaving the reader with a strong and revealing appreciation for the tensions and crosscurrents staged at the center of the 18th-century "republic of letters."
Columbia books, 1893-1933; a dictionary-catalogue of Columbia university press publications by Columbia University( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Columbia gazetteer of the world
The complete poems of Emily Jane BrontëSecularism confronts IslamA field of honor : writers, court culture and public theater in French literary life from Racine to the Revolution
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