Top 10 Best Sellers

  1. Rewriting: How to Do Things with Texts, by Joseph Harris
  2. Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia, edited by Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs, Yolanda Flores Niemann, Carmen G. González, and Angela P. Harris
  3. Colorado: A History of the Centennial State, Fifth Edition, by Carl Abbott, Stephen J. Leonard, and Thomas J. Noel
  4. Twenty-One Genres and How to Write Them, by Brock Dethier
  5. Yellowstone Wildlife: Ecology and Natural History of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, by Paul A. Johnsgard with photographs by Thomas D. Mangelsen
  6. Living Folklore: An Introduction to the Study of People and Their Traditions, Second Edition, by Martha C. Sims and Martine Stephens
  7. Montana Vigilantes, 1863–1870: Gold, Guns, and Gallows, by Mark C. Dillon
  8. Nursing: The Philosophy and Science of Caring, Revised Edition, by Jean Watson
  9. Wearing Culture: Dress and Regalia in Early Mesoamerica and Central America, edited by Heather Orr and Matthew Looper
  10. Folklore Rules: A Fun, Quick, and Useful Introduction to the Field of Academic Folklore Studies, by Lynne S. McNeill

What People are Saying

"[Twenty-One Genres and How to Write Them] Love this book! Our students seek information by dipping directly into what they need when they need it . . . This succinct, very easily accessible approach will really appeal to them."
—Lauren Ingraham, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga

"[Montana Vigilantes] reads like a Western. Dillon masterfully sets the stage for the rise of the Montana vigilantes by bringing alive the people who created and lived in [mining] towns. There are heroes, villains, shady characters, and more than a few politicians, businessmen, lawyers, and judges. Dillon's unique background as an attorney and judge and his downright dogged research are what makes this complex story so engaging. The prose is clear, crisp and gets to the point . . . The book is satisfying because it answers contemporary nagging questions about the law regarding the vigilantes and the hangings."
—Gregory Zenon, Brooklyn Barrister

"The papers [in Wearing Culture] are engaging and well written and have scholarly dimensions that will significantly impact Formative period studies and beyond. The book's fine organization, methodological approaches, and varied disciplines create a cohesive story."
—Laura M. Amrhein, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

"McNeill has put forth an engaging and concise but deceptively detailed text that will surely find its way into syllabi across the country. For instructors, and the students they teach, Folklore Rules will be a valuable new addition to their pedagogical toolbox and one that will surely be useful in scholars' ongoing efforts to expand the scope and reach of folkloristics to new generations of learners."
—John E. Price, New Directions in Folklore

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