The Delaware Naturalist Handbook

he Delaware Naturalist Handbook is the primary public face of a major university-led public educational outreach and community engagement initiative. This statewide master naturalist certification program is designed to train hundreds of citizen scientists, K–12 environmental educators, ecological restoration volunteers, and habitat managers each year. The initiative is conducted in collaboration with multiple disciplines at […]

Editor(s):
McKay Jenkins and Susan Barton
Paperback ISBN:
9781644531990
Paperback Release:
November 2020
Series:
Cultural Studies of Delaware and the Eastern Shore

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Portraiture and Friendship in Enlightenment France

Portraiture and Friendship in Enlightenment France examines how new and often contradictory ideas about friendship were enacted in the lives of artists in the eighteenth century. It demonstrates that portraits resulted from and generated new ideas about friendship by analyzing the creation, exchange, and display of portraits alongside discussions of friendship in philosophical and academic […]

Author:
Jessica L. Fripp
Hardback ISBN:
9781644532010
Hardback Release:
November 2020
Series:
Studies in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Art and Culture

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Realism and Role-Play: The Human Figure in French Art from Callot to the Brothers Le Nain

After the heroic nudes of the Renaissance and depictions of the tortured bodies of Christian saints, early seventeenth-century French artists turned their attention to their fellow humans, to nobles and beggars seen on the streets of Paris, to courtesans standing at their windows, to vendors advertising their wares, to peasants standing before their landlords. Fascinated […]

Author:
Marika Knowles
Hardback ISBN:
9781644531808
Hardback Release:
November 2020
Series:
Studies in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Art and Culture

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Rivers in Russian Literature

Rivers in Russian Literature focuses on the Russian literary and folkloric treatment of five rivers—the Dnieper, Volga, Neva, Don, and Angara. Each chapter traces, within a geographical and historical context, the evolution of the literary representation of one river. Imagination may endow a river with aesthetic or spiritual qualities; ethnic, national, or racial associations; or […]

Author:
Margaret Ziolkowski
Hardback ISBN:
9781644531938
Hardback Release:
November 2020
Paperback ISBN:
9781644531945
Paperback Release:
November 2020

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