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Titles to Explore @ Waterbury Library — Current Ebooks

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Ebboks 2019

No Barrier Can Contain It Cuban Antifascism and the Spanish Civil War

Vividly recasting Cuba's politics in the 1930s as transnational, Ariel Mae Lambe has produced an unprecendented reimagining of Cuban activism during an era previously regarded as a lengthy, defeated lull. 

No Barrier Can Contain It Cuban Antifascism and the Spanish Civil War

I Am the People: Reflections on Popular Sovereignty Today

The forms of liberal government that emerged after W.W. II are in the midst of profound crisis.  The author reconsiders the concept of popular sovereignty in order to explain today's dramatic outburst of movements claiming to speak for "the people."

I Am the People: Reflections on Popular Sovereignty Today

Deadly Biocultures

A trenchant analysis of the dark side of regulatory life-making today In their seemingly relentless pursuit of life, do contemporary U.S. "biocultures"--where biomedicine extends beyond the formal institutions of the clinic, hospital, and lab to everyday cultural practices--also engage in a deadly endeavor? 

Shakespeare on stage and off

New perspectives on why and how William Shakespeare still matters.  Livery and accessible book, it considers what it means to play, work, and live with Shakespeare in the 21st century.