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This list of books authored or co-authored by current UT Knoxville faculty is a sample of the rich creativity and rigorous scholarship of our researchers and instructors.

To suggest additions to this list, please contact Charles Primm at 865-974-5180 or primmc@utk.edu.
 


 

Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight

Author: Margaret Lazarus Dean
In the 1960s, humans took their first steps away from Earth, and for a time our possibilities in space seemed endless. But in a time of austerity and in the wake of high-profile disasters like Challenger, that dream has ended.

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The End of Satisfaction: Drama and Repentance in the Age of Shakespeare

Author: Heather Hirschfeld
This book recovers the historical specificity and the conceptual vigor of the term “satisfaction” during the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.

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Controlling Contested Places: Late Antique Antioch and the Spatial Politics of Religious Controversy

Author: Christine Shepardson
This book maps the city of Antioch (Antakya, Turkey) through the topographically sensitive vocabulary of cultural geography, demonstrating the critical role played by physical and rhetorical spatial contests during the tumultuous fourth century.

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Hiking Trails of the Great Smoky Mountains

Author: Kenneth Wise
This book is an essential guide to one of America’s most breathtaking and rugged national parks. The second edition is completely updated, giving outdoor enthusiasts the most current information they need to explore this world-renowned wilderness.

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Sun, Wind, and Light: Architectural Design Strategies

Co-author: Mark DeKay
This book is an updated guide to designing buildings that heat with the sun, cool with the wind, and light with the sky. The fully updated third edition covers principles of designing buildings that use the sun for heating, wind for cooling, and daylight for natural lighting.

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