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THE NEW HUMANITIES READER presents 25 challenging and important essays from diverse fields that address current global issues. This cross-disciplinary anthology helps readers attain the analytical skills necessary to become informed citizens. Ideas and research from wide-ranging sources provide opportunities for students to synthesize materials and formulate their own ideas and solutions. The thought-provoking selections engage students and encourage students to make connections for themselves as they think, read, and write about the events that are likely to shape their lives. The Fourth Edition includes nearly 25% new reading selections, which continue to make this text current, globally oriented, interdisciplinary, and probing.
Table of Contents
|On Becoming an Arab|
|Waiting for a Jew: Marginal Redemption at the Eight Street Shul|
|Is Google Making Us Stupid?|
|The Naked Citadel|
|Rewilding North America|
|Immune to Reality|
|The Power of Context: Bernie Goetz and the Rise and Fall of New York City Crime|
|The Myth of the Ant Queen|
|You Have Gestures|
|Selections from Into the Wild|
|Selections from Losing Matt Shepard: Life and Politics in the Aftermath of Anti-Gay Murder|
|Selections from Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books|
|How to Tell a True War Story|
|Selections from The Eyes of the Skin: Architecture and the Senses|
|The Mind's Eye: What the Blind See|
|An Elephant Crackup?|
|Meat and Milk Factories|
|A Life of Its Own|
|When I Woke Up Tuesday Morning, It Was Friday|
|The Roots of Debate in Education and the Hope of Dialogue|
|Another Look Back, and a Look Ahead|
|An Army of One: Me|
|Confidence Men and Their Flex Lives|
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