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Cultural Studies

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The Forgotten Wildness of the Rural Midwest

A masterfully written collection that establishes a new voice for the spirit of the upper Midwest and Michigan and offers a fresh look at the landscape as well as the everyday lives of the people who make up the region's small communities

The Era of Great Disasters

Japan and Its Three Major Earthquakes

Uncovering the humanity and wisdom within the tragedy of Japan’s disaster responses to three major earthquakes

Cultural Values and Human Ecology in Southeast Asia

Gathers seventeen diverse perspectives on human ecology in Southeast Asia with a conceptual framework—cultural values—designed to bridge social and natural science paradigms

Risk Criticism

Precautionary Reading in an Age of Environmental Uncertainty

Novels, films, theater, poetry, visual art, websites, news reports, and essays give context to environmental risk

Ecoambiguity

Environmental Crises and East Asian Literatures

Delving into the complex, contradictory relationships between humans and the environment in Asian literatures

Imagining the Forest

Narratives of Michigan and the Upper Midwest

How the meaning of the forest developed in the Great Lakes

Imagining Wild America

Sheds light on notions of wilderness as reflected in the works of American authors from Audubon to Mary Oliver

Dripping Dry

Literature, Politics and Water in the Desert Southwest

Explores the convergences of U.S. water policy and the literature of the American West