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ARTS & HUMANITIES
56 HIGHLIGHTS

ARTS & HUMANITIES

The Catholic University of America Press Broadview Press

CALLED TO HOLINESS FOR THE SAKE OF ARGUMENT 
On Love, Vocation, and Formation How to Do Philosophy

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Robert M. Martin
Edited by Pietro Rossotti
Nov 2016 150pp 
May 2017 272pp 9781554813377 Paperback US$12.95
9780813229249 Paperback US$24.95
Academic philosophy can be puzzling to
This edited collection is the first to gather in one newcomers. The conventions, terms, and
volume the most relevant addresses, speeches, and expectations entrenched among philosophers
homilies of His Holiness, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI aren’t always clear from the outside. Why are
to seminarians and consecrated men and women philosophers so preoccupied with finding
into a single volume for the English-speaking world. “the truth” – doesn’t everyone have their own
philosophy? Is philosophy so deep and difficult that
Called to Holiness is divided into three sections. The its literature has to be incomprehensible? What
first section focuses on the mystery of vocation. kinds of arguments can there be for a philosophical
The second section collects Benedict’s writings position? Where does the evidence come from?
around the crucial experience of Love. Finally, the Why is there so much jargon—wouldn’t it be better
third section offers Benedict’s description of what a to do away with it altogether? What exactly is a
seminary should look like. “thought experiment”, and how should one be
conducted?
Pope Benedict XVI’s words remind us of the
fundamental meaning of a life of total consecration Bestselling author and retired philosophy professor
to God in a time of history where God is very much Robert Martin answers these questions and many
rejected. Moreover, in times where young people more, offering a practical guide to arguing and
seek words of wisdom and certainty, Benedict XVI’s writing philosophically. Anecdotes, jokes, asides,
words give a fundamental aid to such direction not digressions, oddments, and entertainments are
only for people already pondering a vocation to included throughout, providing for an informal and
consecration but for all men and women open to opinionated introduction that doesn’t shy away
God’s voice. from the nuts and bolts of philosophical argument.
A useful glossary of common philosophical
terminology and a guide to Chicago Style citation
are included.

ARTS & HUMANITIES
HIGHLIGHTS 57

Rutgers University Press University Press of Mississippi

PARKOUR AND THE CITY BAZ LUHRMANN
Risk, Masculinity, and Meaning in a Interviews
Postmodern Sport
Edited by Tom Ryan
Jeffrey L. Kidder
Aug 2017 159pp
Apr 2017 216pp, 27 photos 9781496813022 Paperback US$25.00
9780813571959 Paperback US$29.95 Conversations with Filmmakers Series
Critical Issues in Sport and Society
Though he has made only five films in two
In the increasingly popular sport of parkour, decades—Strictly Ballroom, William Shakespeare’s
athletes run, jump, climb, flip, and vault through Romeo+Juliet, and the Oscar-nominated films
city streetscapes, resembling urban gymnasts to Moulin Rouge!, Australia, and The Great Gatsby—
passersby and awestruck spectators. In Parkour and Australian writer-director Baz Luhrmann is an
the City, cultural sociologist Jeffrey L. Kidder examines internationally known brand name. His Christian
the ways in which this sport involves a creative name has even entered the English language as a
appropriation of urban spaces as well as a method of verb, as in “to Baz things up,” meaning “to decorate
everyday risk-taking by a youth culture that valorizes them with an exuberant flourish.” Celebrated by
individuals who successfully manage danger. some, loathed by others, his work is underscored by
what has been described as “an aesthetic of artifice”
Parkour’s modern development has been tied closely and is notable for both its glittering surfaces and
to the growth of the internet. The sport is inevitably recurring concerns.
a YouTube phenomenon, making it exemplary of
new forms of globalized communication. Parkour’s In this collection of interviews, Luhrmann discusses
dangerous stunts resonate, too, Kidder contends, his methods and his motives, explaining what has
with a neoliberal ideology that is ambivalent about been important to him and his collaborators from
risk. Moreover, as a male-dominated sport, parkour, the start and how he has been able to maintain an
with its glorification of strength and daring, reflects independence from the studios that have backed
contemporary Western notions of masculinity. At the his films. He also speaks about his other artistic
same time, Kidder writes, most athletes (known as endeavors, including stage productions of La
“traceurs” or “freerunners”) reject a “daredevil” label, Bohème and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and his
preferring a deliberate, reasoned hedging of bets with wife and collaborative partner Catherine Martin,
their own safety—rather than a “pushing the edge” who has received two Academy Awards for her
ethos normally associated with extreme sports. work with Luhrmann.

ARTS & HUMANITIES
58 ART, PHOTOGRAPHY & ARCHITECTURE

ART, PHOTOGRAPHY & University of New Mexico Press
ARCHITECTURE
LETTERS LIKE THE DAY
The University of Alabama Press On Reading Georgia O’Keeffe

CAMPESINOS Jennifer Sinor
Inside the Soul of Cuba
Mar 2017 168pp 
Chip Cooper & Julio Ángel Larramendi Joa 9780826357830 Paperback US$19.95
Introduction by Robert Stevens
Preface by Reynaldo Gonzalez Georgia O’Keeffe mistrusted words. She claimed colour
as her language. Nevertheless, in the course of her
Feb 2017 248pp, 320 colour figures, 1 map long life, the great American painter wrote thousands
9780817319502 Hardback US$49.95 of letters. Jennifer Sinor’s Letters Like the Day honors
O’Keeffe, her modernist landscapes, and, crucially, the
A vivid and vibrant testimony in photographs to the life value of letter writing. In the painter’s correspondence,
and spirit of Cuban campesinos, the country people who we find an intimacy with words that is all her own.
dwell in Cuba’s rural landscapes.
WHAT THEY LEFT BEHIND
University Press of Florida Photographs

ARTS OF KOREA Richard S. Buswell
Histories, Challenges, and Perspectives Foreword by George Miles
Introduction by Victoria Rowe Berry
Edited by Jason Steuber & Allysa B. Peyton
Feb 2017 88pp, illustrations 
Apr 2017 384pp, 276 colour photos, 5 line art 9780826357700 Hardback US$29.95
9781683400004 Hardback US$60.00
Most books about Western ghost towns and historical
Reveals patterns of collection-building and display artifacts abound in sentiment. They comfort us with
strategies across time and place, discusses the role of the the illusion that we can recover what has been lost. This
private collector in the growth of institutional holdings, work reminds us that time carries us onward despite our
and addresses issues of provenance and authenticity. wishes to remain in the past.
Contributors also focus on artists, art genres, and previously
neglected art periods, highlighting new research coming University of Pittsburgh Press
out of Korea and Japan and speaking to specific challenges
in introducing Korean art to an international audience. COLONIALISM AND MODERN
ARCHITECTURE IN GERMANY
University of Massachusetts Press
Itohan Osayimwese
AMERICAN MODERNISM AT MID-CENTURY
The Work of Morris Davidson Jun 2017 352pp, 8 colour, 69 b&w images
9780822945086 Hardback US$49.95
Edited by Kevin D. Murphy Culture Politics & the Built Environment

Apr 2017 128pp, 55 illustrations For full details of this title, see page 65.
9781625342881 Paperback US$45.00
Receive regular up-to-date information about
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(1898-1979), an influential painter and educator eurospangroup.com/mailinglist
whose work has been neglected in the art history
of mid-twentieth century American painting. Two
essays address Davidson’s place in New York and in
Provincetown, a memoir of his Cape Cod art school and
studio captures his private world, and a catalogue of 25
exemplary works illuminates his varied production.

ARTS & HUMANITIES
HISTORY 59

HISTORY Brookings Institution Press

The University of Alabama Press THE MARSHALL PLAN AND THE SHAPING
OF AMERICAN STRATEGY
SELMA
A Bicentennial History Edited by Bruce D. Jones
Foreword by Strobe Talbott
Alston Fitts
Feb 2017 120pp 
Mar 2017 400pp, 199 b&w figures 9780815729532 Hardback US$19.99
9780817319328 Hardback US$39.95
For full details of this title, see page 102.
In 1989, Alston Fitts published a brief history of the
city of Selma, Alabama, from its founding through The Catholic University of America Press
the aftermath of the civil rights movement. Selma: A
Bicentennial History is a greatly revised and expanded THE JESUITS AND ITALIAN UNIVERSITIES
version of Fitts’ history of the city, replete with a wealth 1548-1773
of new, never-before-published illustrations.
Paul F. Grendler
Berkshire Publishing Group
July 2017 480pp
BIG HISTORY, SMALL WORLD 9780813229362 Paperback US$34.95
From the Big Bang to You
The Society of Jesus arrived in Italy in 1540 brimming
Cynthia Stokes Brown with enthusiasm to found new universities. Grendler
tells a new story based on years of research in a
Dec 2016 300pp dozen archives. Anyone interested in the volatile
9781614720317 Paperback US$29.95 mix of universities, religion, and politics will find this
Human Experience book fascinating and instructive, as will anyone who
contemplates what it means to be a Catholic university.
Big history becomes engaging and personal in Big
History, Small World by Cynthia Stokes Brown, the only The Chinese University Press
guide to a new approach to history that has been
specifically designed for high school students and tied HOW THE RED SUN ROSE
to the free curriculum provided online by the Bill Gates The Origin and Development of the Yanan
funded Big History Project. Rectification Movement, 1930-1945

Broadview Press Gao Hua

THE BROADVIEW INTRODUCTION TO Jun 2017 800pp
BOOK HISTORY 9789629968229 Hardback US$70.00

Michelle Levy & Tom Mole Offers the most comprehensive account of the
origin and consequences of the Yan’an Rectification
Apr 2017 200pp Movement from 1942 to 1945. The author argues that
9781554810871 Paperback US$34.95 this campaign emancipated the Chinese Communist
Party from Soviet-infleunced dogmatism and unified
For full details of this title, see page 80. the Party, preparing it for the final victory against the
Nationalist Party in 1949.

ARTS & HUMANITIES
60 HISTORY

The University of Georgia Press THE KILLING OF JULIA WALLACE

HOMICIDE JUSTIFIED Jonathan Goodman
The Legality of Killing Slaves in the United
States and the Atlantic World May 2017 324pp
9781606353110 Paperback US$19.95
Andrew T. Fede
The brutal murder of Julia Wallace in 1931 became
Jul 2017 336pp  one of Britain’s great unsolved murders. People began
9780820351124 Hardback US$69.95 arguing about the case almost immediately and
Southern Legal Studies Series continue to do so. Using original sources, Jonathan
Goodman recreates William Wallace’s trial, witness
This comparative study looks at the laws concerning the by witness. Through his meticulous reconstruction,
murder of slaves by their masters and at how these laws it becomes evident that the police and the medical
were implemented. To explore the conflicts of masters’ examiner went out of their way to manufacture
rights with state and colonial laws, Fede shows how evidence.
slave homicide law evolved and was enforced not only in
the United States but also in ancient Roman, Visigoth, The University Press of Kentucky
Spanish, Portuguese, French, and British jurisdictions.

Hoover Institution Press SELMA TO SAIGON
The Civil Rights Movement and the
LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCE  Vietnam War

George P. Shultz Daniel S. Lucks

Sep 2016 184pp  Jan 2017 394pp, 25 b&w photos
9780817919849 Hardback US$24.95 9780813168463 Paperback US$25.00
Civil Rights and the Struggle for Black Equality in the
For full details of this title, see page 103. Twentieth Century

The Kent State University Press This powerful narrative illuminates the effects of the
Vietnam War on the lives of leaders such as Whitney
INTERPRETING AMERICAN HISTORY: Young Jr., Stokely Carmichael, Roy Wilkins, Bayard Rustin,
RECONSTRUCTION and Martin Luther King Jr. Providing new insights into
the evolution of the civil rights movement, this book fills
Edited by John David Smith a significant gap in the literature about one of the most
tumultuous periods in American history.
Aug 2016 168pp 
9781606352922 Paperback US$29.95 University of Manitoba Press
Interpreting American History
TWO YEARS BELOW THE HORN
Provides a primer on the often-contentious historical Operation Tabarin, Field Science, and
literature on Reconstruction, the period in American Antarctic Sovereingty
history from 1865 to 1877. In topically arranged
historiographical essays, eight historians focus on the Andrew Taylor
changing interpretations of Reconstruction from the Edited by Daniel Heidt & Whitney Lackenbauer
so-called Dunning School of the early twentieth century
to the most current ”post-postrevisionists” writing on Apr 2017 480pp, b&w photos, maps
Reconstruction today. 9780887557910 Paperback US$37.95

For full details of this title, see page 44.

ARTS & HUMANITIES
HISTORY 61

University of Massachusetts Press THE LOST COLONY OF ROANOKE
New Perspectives
REMAPPING BLACK GERMANY
New Perspectives on Afro-German History, Brandon Fullam
Politics, and Culture
Mar 2017 277pp, 15 illustrations
Edited by Sara Lennox 9781476667867 Paperback US$35.00

Jan 2017 376pp, 16 b&w illustrations When Governor John White sailed for England from
9781625342317 Paperback US$31.95 Roanoke Island in 1587, he left behind more than 100
men, women and children. They were never seen again
Collects fourteen pieces that consider the wide array of by Europeans. For more than four centuries there has
issues facing Black German groups and individuals across remained a mystery. Through an examination of the
turbulent periods, spanning the German colonial period, early accounts, previously unknown or unexamined
National Socialism, divided Germany, and the enormous documents and native Algonquian oral tradition, this
outpouring of Black German creativity after 1986. book deconstructs the traditional theories.

McFarland VOICES FROM THE EASTER RISING
Firsthand Accounts of Ireland’s 1916
LOSING AMERICA, CONQUERING INDIA Rebellion
Lord Cornwallis and the Remaking of the
British Empire Joseph McKenna

Chaim M. Rosenberg Mar 2017 277pp, 65 illustrations
9781476668239 Paperback US$45.00
May 2017 45pp 
9781476668123 Paperback US$45.00 Records a week in Dublin during April 1916 when
in a forlorn hope 2,000 Irish Volunteers rose up in
In October 1781, Charles Lord Cornwallis surrendered his armed rebellion against the British Empire in a bid
army at Yorktown, effectively ending the Revolutionary to establish an independent Irish state. The Rising is
War and conceding the independence of the United recalled in the words of those who took part. It traces
States of America. Britain soon overcame the the establishment of the various organisations that
humiliation by expanding its empire elsewhere. Five eventually came together that Easter week. The work
years later, Cornwallis was installed as governor and then leads on to a day-to-day narrative.
commander of the army in India, determined to make it
the brightest jewel in the British crown. University of Michigan Press

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED AN EMOTIONAL STATE
The Politics of Emotion in Postwar
RELICS OF THE FRANKLIN EXPEDITION West German Culture

Discovering Artifacts from the Doomed Arctic Anna M. Parkinson
Voyage of 1845
Garth Walpole Jan 2017 264pp 
Edited by Russell Potter 9780472036813 Paperback US$30.00
Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany
Dec 2016 277pp 
9781476667188 Paperback US$39.95 Dismantles the notion that Germany, in the period
following the Second World War, exhibited an “inability
Sir John Franklin’s Arctic expedition departed England in to mourn”, arguing that in fact the period experienced
1845 with two Royal Navy bomb vessels, 129 men and a surge of affect. Anna Parkinson examines the
three years’ worth of provisions. None were seen again emotions explicitly addressed in a variety of German
until nearly a decade later, when their bones, broken cultural artifacts, while also identifying previously
instruments, books, papers and personal effects began unacknowledged affective structures implicitly at work
to be recovered on Canada’s King William Island. This during the country’s national crisis.
book gives a definitive history of their preservation and
exhibition from the Victorian era to the present.

ARTS & HUMANITIES
62 HISTORY

GERMANY’S WILD EAST THREE LIVES FOR MISSISSIPPI

Constructing Poland as Colonial Space William Bradford Huie
Kristin Kopp Introduction by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Afterword by Juan Williams
Jan 2017 270pp, 33 b&w illustrations, 5 colour plates
9780472036820 Paperback US$34.95 Mar 2017 186pp 
Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany 9781496813237 Paperback US$25.00
Civil Rights in Mississippi Series
In the 19th and early 20th centuries, representations of
Poland and the Slavic East cast the region as a primitive, On June 21 1964, Mississippi reached the low point in its
undeveloped, or empty space inhabited by a population history. On that night James Chaney, Andrew Goodman,
destined to remain uncivilized without the aid of external and Michael Schwerner, were abducted and murdered
intervention. While conventional definitions locate colonial near the town of Philadelphia. William Bradford Huie
space overseas, Kristin Kopp argues that it was possible to was sent to this seething community to cover the
understand both distant continents and adjacent Eastern breaking story. Probing for answers and conducting
Europe as parts of the same global periphery dependent interviews, he wrote this documentary account in the
upon Western European civilizing efforts. heat of the dangerous and dramatic moment.

University Press of Mississippi University of Nevada Press

DREAM AND LEGACY BASQUE NATIONALISM AND THE
Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil SPANISH STATE
Rights Era
Andre Lecours
Edited by Michael L. Clemons, Donathan L. Brown &
William H. L. Dorsey Sep 2016 256pp
9780874175073 Paperback US$29.95
Jul 2017 208pp  The Basque Series
9781496811844 Hardback US$65.00
For full details of this title, see page 105.
Examines how Martin Luther King’s life and work had
a profound, if unpredictable, impact on the course of University of New Mexico Press
the United States since the civil rights era. With unique,
multidisciplinary works by scholars from around the PAT GARRETT AND BILLY THE KID AS I
US, these pieces explore wide-ranging issues and KNEW THEM
contemporary social developments through the lens of Reminiscences of John P. Meadows
Dr. King’s perceptions, analysis, and prescriptions.
Edited by John P. Wilson
MISSISSIPPI
The Long, Hot Summer Apr 2017 192pp 
9780826333261 Paperback US$24.95
William McCord
Introduction by Françoise N. Hamlin Cowboy, army guide, farmer, peace officer, and character
in his own right, John P. Meadows knew or worked for
Nov 2016 232pp  many well-known characters. The recollections gathered
9781496809360 Paperback US$30.00 here are based on Meadows’s interviews with a reporter,
Civil Rights in Mississippi Series a transcript of his reminiscences given at the Lincoln
State Monument, and a talk he gave by invitation to
In 1964, sociologist William McCord began a study of refute inaccuracies in the 1930 MGM movie Billy the Kid.
Mississippi’s Freedom Summer. Published in 1965 by
W.W. Norton, his book, Mississippi, is one of the first
examinations of the events of 1964 by a scholar. It
provides a compelling, detailed account of Mississippi
people and places, including the thousands of student
workers who found in the state both opportunities and
challenges.

ARTS & HUMANITIES
HISTORY 63

The University of North Carolina Press NEW NETHERLAND CONNECTIONS
Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in
AMERICAN CIVIL WARS Seventeenth-Century America
The United States, Latin America, Europe, and
the Crisis of the 1860s Susanah Shaw Romney

Edited by Don H. Doyle Feb 2017 336pp, 6 halftones, 1 map
9781469633480 Paperback US$30.00
Feb 2017 272pp  Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History
9781469631097 Paperback US$27.95 and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia
Civil War America
Locates the foundations of the early modern Dutch
Takes readers beyond the battlefields and sectional empire in interpersonal transactions among women and
divides of the US Civil War to view the conflict from men. Using vivid stories culled from Dutch-language
outside the national arena of the US. Contributors archives, Romney brings to the fore the essential role of
position the American conflict squarely in the context women in forming and securing relationships, and she
of a wider transnational crisis across the Atlantic reveals how a dense web of these intimate networks
world, marked by a multitude of civil wars, European created imperial structures from the ground up.
invasions and occupations, revolutionary independence
movements, and slave uprisings. SETTLING SCORES
German Music, Denazification, and the
ATLANTIC BONDS Americans, 1945-1953
A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America
to Africa David Monod

Lisa Lindsay Oct 2016 344pp 
9781469634043 Paperback US$39.95
Feb 2017 328pp, 26 halftones, 1 map, 1 chart
9781469631127 Hardback US$35.00 The preeminence of composers such as Bach and
H. Eugene and Lillian Youngs Lehman Series Beethoven and artists such as conductor Wilhelm
Furtwangler was cited by the Nazis as justification for
A decade before the American Civil War, James German expansionism and evidence of Aryan superiority.
Churchwill Vaughan (1828-93) set out to fulfil his In this work, David Monod examines the attempted
formerly enslaved father’s dying wish that he should ”denazification” of the German music world by the Music
leave America to start a new life in Africa. Tracing Control Branch of the Information Control Division of
Vaughan’s journey from South Carolina to Liberia to Military Government after World War II.
several parts of Yorubaland, Lisa Lindsay documents
this “free” man’s struggle to find economic and political THE COLLAPSE OF APARTHEID AND THE
autonomy. DAWN OF DEMOCRACY IN
SOUTH AFRICA, 1993
IRELAND IN THE VIRGINIAN SEA
Colonialism in the British Atlantic John C. Eby & Fred Morton

Audrey Horning May 2017 186pp 
9781469633169 Paperback US$30.00
Feb 2017 408pp, 33 halftones
9781469633473 Paperback US$30.00 Focuses on the problem of transitioning a society
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History conditioned to profound inequalities and harsh
and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia political repression into a more democratic, egalitarian
system. Students will ponder carefully the meaning of
In the late sixteenth century, the English started democracy as a concept and may find that justice and
expanding westward, establishing control over parts equality are not always comfortable partners with liberty.
of neighbouring Ireland as well as exploring and later
colonising distant North America. Audrey Horning
deftly examines the relationship between British
colonisation efforts in both locales, depicting their close
interconnection as fields for colonial experimentation.

ARTS & HUMANITIES
64 HISTORY

THE HISTORY OF MARY PRINCE, A WEST Northwestern University Press
INDIAN SLAVE
Related by Herself LOST IN THE SHADOW OF THE WORD
Space, Time, and Freedom in Interwar
Mary Prince Eastern Europe

Apr 2017 48pp  Benjamin Paloff
9781469633282 Paperback US$15.00
Oct 2016 328pp 
Mary Prince’s narrative was one of the earliest to reveal the 9780810134133 Paperback US$34.95
ugly truths about slavery in the West Indies to an English
reading public that was largely unaware of its atrocities. Scholars of modernism have long addressed how
Her work stands alongside better-known narratives such literature, painting, and music reflected the radical
as A Narrative of the Adventures and Escape of Moses Roper reconceptualisation of space and time in the early
and Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. twentieth century. In this wide-ranging study, Benjamin
Paloff contends that writers in Central and Eastern
THE POWER OF OBJECTS IN EIGHTEENTH- Europe felt this impact quite distinctly from their
CENTURY BRITISH AMERICA counterparts in Western Europe.

Jennifer Van Horn University of Notre Dame Press

Apr 2017 464pp, 11 colour plates, 130 halftones LEON HARMEL
9781469629568 Hardback US$49.95 Entrepreneur as Catholic Social Reformer
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History
and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia Joan L. Coffey

Over the course of the eighteenth century, Anglo- Sep 2016 360pp 
Americans purchased an unprecedented number and 9780268159191 Paperback US$45.00
array of goods. This volume investigates these diverse Catholic Social Tradition
artifacts - from portraits and city views to gravestones,
dressing furniture, and prosthetic devices - to explore A penetrating study of the French industrialist who from
how elite American consumers assembled objects to form 1870 to 1914 advanced social Catholic and Christian
a new civil society on the margins of the British Empire. democratic movements by improving factory conditions
and empowering workers. Joan Coffey’s fascinating new
THE STRUGGLE TO SAVE THE  book represents the first major study of Léon Harmel in
SOVIET ECONOMY English. Drawing on extensive archival sources, including
Mikhail Gorbachev and the Collapse of the the Vatican Archives, Joan Coffey’s work skillfully
USSR analyses the personal relationship between Pope Leo XIII
and Léon Harmel.
Chris Miller
REMEMBERING THE TROUBLES
Dec 2016 256pp, 11 charts, 1 table Contesting the Recent Past in
9781469630175 Hardback US$29.95 Northern Ireland
The New Cold War History
Edited by Jim Smyth
For full details of this title, see page 105.
Mar 2017 216pp, 8 halftones
WINNING THE THIRD WORLD 9780268101749 Hardback US$40.00
Sino-American Rivalry during the Cold War
These collected essays, by experts in Irish and British
Gregg A. Brazinsky history, politics, and international studies, explore
the ways in which competing “social” or “collective
Apr 2017 448pp, 8 halftones memories” of the Northern Ireland “Troubles” continue
9781469631707 Hardback US$39.95 to shape the post-conflict political landscape. Tightly
The New Cold War History specific, sharply focused, and rich in local detail, these
essays make a significant contribution to the literature of
Examines afresh the intense and enduring rivalry history and memory.
between the United States and China during the Cold
War. Gregg A. Brazinsky presents a detailed narrative
of the diplomatic, economic, and cultural competition
between Beijing and Washington and offers an
important new window for understanding the impact of
the Cold War on the Third World.

ARTS & HUMANITIES
HISTORY 65

University of Pittsburgh Press University of Virginia Press

COLONIALISM AND MODERN JAMESTOWN, THE TRUTH REVEALED
ARCHITECTURE IN GERMANY More Remarkable Discoveries From The Lead
Archaeologist Who Unearthed The Secrets Of
Itohan Osayimwese America’s Birthplace

Jun 2017 352pp, 8 colour, 69 b&w illustrations William M. Kelso
9780822945086 Hardback US$49.95
Culture Politics & the Built Environment Jul 2017 288pp, 185 colour and b&w illustrations
9780813939933 Hardback US$34.95
Considers the effects of colonialism, travel, and
globalisation on the development of modern architecture For full details of this title, see page 68.
in Germany from the 1850s until the 1930s. This book
argues that the rise of a new modern language of NEW IN PAPERBACK
architecture within Germany during this period was shaped
by the country’s colonial and neo-colonial entanglements. SATAN & SALEM

TANGIBLE BELONGING The Witch-Hunt Crisis of 1692
Negotiating Germanness in Twentieth- Benjamin C. Ray
Century Hungary
May 2017 264pp
John C. Swanson 9780813939926 Paperback US$18.95

Nov 2016 464pp, 56 illustrations Looks beyond single-factor interpretations to offer a
9780822964292 Paperback US$34.95 far more nuanced view of why the Salem witch-hunt
Pitt Series in Russian and East European Studies spiraled out of control. Rather than assigning blame to
a single perpetrator, Ray assembles portraits of several
Presents a compelling historical and ethnographic major characters, each of whom had complex motives
study of the German speakers in Hungary, from the for accusing his or her neighbors. In this way, he reveals
late nineteenth to the late twentieth century. John C. how religious, social, political, and legal factors all played
Swanson’s work looks deeply into the enduring sense of a role in the drama.
tangible belonging that characterized Germanness from
the perspective of rural dwellers, as well as the broader The University of Wisconsin Press
phenomenon of ”minority making” in twentieth-
century Europe. FROM WAR TO GENOCIDE
Criminal Politics in Rwanda, 1990 - 1994
THE IMAGINED EMPIRE
Balloon Enlightenments in Revolutionary André Guichaoua
Europe Translated by Don Webster
Foreword by Scott Straus
Mi Gyung Kim
Jun 2017 478pp, 4 maps, 2 tables
Nov 2016 472pp, 23 colour plates, 53 illustrations 9780299298241 Paperback US$26.95
9780822944652 Hardback US$54.95 Critical Human Rights

The hot-air balloon, invented by the Montgolfier For full details of this title, see page 107.
brothers in 1783, launched for the second time just
days before the Treaty of Paris would end the American INSIDE RWANDA’S GACACA COURTS
Revolutionary War. It ignited a balloon mania that swept Seeking Justice after Genocide
across Europe. This volume explores how this material
artifact not only expanded the public for science and Bert Ingelaere
spectacle but inspired utopian dreams of a republican
monarchy that would obliterate social boundaries. Dec 2016 272pp, 2 figures, 1 map, 14 tables
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. Critical Human Rights

For full details of this title, see page 107.

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SHAPING THE NEW MAN THE SOVIET UNION AND THE GUTTING OF
Youth Training Regimes in Fascist Italy and THE UN GENOCIDE CONVENTION
Nazi Germany
Anton Weiss-Wendt
Alessio Ponzio
Jul 2017 384pp 
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Intellectual History For full details of this title, see page 107.

Despite their undeniable importance, the leaders UNDERSTANDING AND TEACHING THE
of the Fascist and Nazi youth organizations have AGE OF REVOLUTIONS
received little attention from historians. Alessio Ponzio
uncovers the largely untold story of the training and Edited by Ben Marsh & Mike Rapport
education of these crucial protagonists of the Fascist
and Nazi regimes, and examines more broadly the Aug 2017 352pp 
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organisations in Italy and Germany. The Harvey Goldberg Series for Understanding and Teaching History

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED To learn about the “Age of Revolutions” in Europe
and the Americas is to engage with the emergence
THE ROAD TO HOME RULE of the modern world. This book provides up-to-date
Anti-imperialism and the Irish National content and perspectives, classroom-tested techniques,
Movement innovative ideas, and an exciting variety of pathways to
introduce students to this complex era of history.
Paul A. Townend
West Virginia University Press
Sep 2016 296pp, 21 b&w illustrations
9780299310707 Hardback US$64.95 CAST IN DEATHLESS BRONZE
History of Ireland and the Irish Diaspora Andrew Rowan, the Spanish-American War,
and the Origins of American Empire
In the 1870s and 1880s, in Irish eyes, misrule by British
officials and absentee landlords mirrored imperial Donald Tunnicliff Rice
oppression across the globe. Paul Townend shows that a
growing critique of British imperialism shaped a rapidly Sep 2016 304pp 
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factor giving momentum to the Home Rule and Land
League campaigns. In 1898 Andrew Summers Rowan was sent on a secret
mission to Cuba. He was to meet with General Calixto
García, a leader of the Cuban rebels. Months later, Elbert
Hubbard wrote an account of Rowan’s mission entitled
”A Message to Garcia”. Donald Tunnicliff Rice reveals the
facts behind the story of ”A Message to Garcia” while
using Rowan’s biography as a window into the history of
the Spanish-American War, the Philippine War, and the
Moro Rebellion.

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ARCHAEOLOGY University Press of Florida

The University of Arizona Press AN ICE AGE MYSTERY
Unearthing the Secrets of the Old Vero Site
RETHINKING THE AZTEC ECONOMY
Rody L. Johnson
Edited by Deborah L. Nichols, Frances Berdan &
Michael E. Smith Apr 2017 224pp, 28 b&w illustrations
9780813054377 Hardback US$24.95
Apr 2017 352pp, 29 b&w illustrations, 4 maps, 25 tables
9780816535514 Hardback US$65.00 Did humans live in Florida during the Ice Age? In 1916,
Amerind Studies in Archaeology to the shock of the science world, a Florida geologist
discovered human remains mixed with the bones of
With its rich archaeological and historical record, the prehistoric animals in a Vero Beach canal and proclaimed
Aztec empire provides an intriguing opportunity to that humans had lived in North America since the Ice
understand the dynamics and structure of early states Age. His claim was snubbed by the top scientists of his
and empires. Rethinking the Aztec Economy brings day; he was laughed out of the state; and the skull he
together leading scholars from multiple disciplines to found - famously known as “Vero Man”- was lost. This
thoroughly synthesize and examine the nature of goods book tells the story of Sellards’s exciting find and the
and their movements across rural and urban landscapes controversy it sparked.
in Mesoamerica.
MAYA E GROUPS
USE-WEAR ANALYSIS OF FLAKED Calendars, Astronomy, and Urbanism in the
STONE TOOLS Early Lowlands

Patrick C. Vaughan Edited by David A. Freidel, Arlen F. Chase & Anne S. Dowd

May 2017 216pp  Jul 2017 544pp, 132 b&w illustrations, 10 maps
9780816535828 Paperback US$35.00 9780813054353 Hardback US$125.00
Century Collection Maya Studies

Details the use-wear analysis of a set of stone tools In ancient Maya cities, “E Groups” are sets of buildings
recovered during the excavation of Cassegros Cave, in aligned with the movements of the sun. This volume
southwestern France. The study combines low-power presents new archaeological data to reveal that E Groups
and high-power microwear approaches and develops were constructed earlier than previously thought – in
their potential for use on a wider range of lithic and fact, they are the earliest identifiable architectural plan at
contact materials than have been reported previously. many Maya settlements.

THE VALUE OF THINGS University of New Mexico Press
Prehistoric to Contemporary Commodities in
the Maya Region EXPLORING SEX AND GENDER IN
BIOARCHAEOLOGY
Edited by Jennifer P. Mathews & Thomas H. Guderjan
Edited by Sabrina C. Agarwal & Julie K. Wesp
Apr 2017 296pp, 22 b&w illustrations, 14 maps
9780816533527 Hardback US$65.00 Apr 2017 312pp 
9780826352583 Hardback US$85.00
Jade, stone tools, honey and wax, ceramics, rum, land.
What gave these commodities value in the Maya Brings together the latest approaches in bioarchaeology
world, and how were those values determined? The in the study of sex and gender. Archaeologists have
Value of Things examines the social and ritual value long used skeletal remains to identify gender. As the
of commodities in Mesoamerica, providing a new contributors to this volume reveal, combining skeletal
and dynamic temporal view of the roles of trade of data with contextual information can provide a richer
commodities and elite goods from the prehistoric Maya understanding of life in the past.
to the present.

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68 HISTORY · ARCHAEOLOGY · CLASSICS & ANCIENT HISTORY

Texas A&M University Press CLASSICS & ANCIENT HISTORY

THE PEOPLE OF PALOMAS University of Michigan Press
Neandertals from the Sima de las Palomas del
Cabezo Gordo, Southeastern Spain PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED

Edited by Erik Trinkaus & Michael J. Walker HONOR AMONG THIEVES
Craftsmen, Merchants, and Associations in
Apr 2017 328pp, 135 colour, 7 b&w photos, 69 figures, 112 tables Roman and Late Roman Egypt
9781623494797 Hardback US$60.00
Texas A&M University Anthropology Series. Vol. 19 Philip F. Venticinque

For full details of this title, see page 113. Nov 2016 277pp 
9780472130160 Hardback US$75.00
The University of Utah Press New Texts from Ancient Cultures

INTEGRATIVE APPROACHES IN CERAMIC Examines associations of craftsmen in the framework
PETROGRAPHY of ancient economics and transaction costs. The
analysis presented here concentrates on how craftsmen,
Edited by Mary F. Ownby & Maria A. Masucci merchants, and associations interacted with each
other and with elite and non-elite constituencies;
Nov 2016 288pp, 77 illustrations, 19 maps managed economic, political, social, and legal activities;
9781607815068 Hardback US$70.00 represented their concerns to the authorities; and
acquired and used social capital.
Ceramic petrography reveals the origin and movement
of pottery and sheds light on the technology of the PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED
artifact. Although used by archaeologists since the
1930s, ceramic petrography has been uncommon until TRADE AND TABOO
recently. This work highlights new results from this Disreputable Professions in the Roman
field and incorporates it prominently within current Mediterranean
archaeological work.
Sarah E. Bond
University of Virginia Press
Nov 2016 277pp 
JAMESTOWN, THE TRUTH REVEALED 9780472130085 Hardback US$80.00
More Remarkable Discoveries From The Lead
Archaeologist Who Unearthed The Secrets Of Investigates the legal, literary, social, and institutional
America’s Birthplace creation of disrepute in ancient Roman society. The book
tracks the shifting application of stigmas of disrepute
William M. Kelso between the Republic and Late Antiquity by following
groups of professionals - funeral workers, criers, tanners,
Jul 2017 288pp, 185 colour and b&w illustrations mint workers, and even bakers - and asking how they
9780813939933 Hardback US$34.95 coped with stigmatization.

Takes the reader literally to the soil where the Jamestown
colony began, unearthing footprints of a series of
structures, beginning with the James Fort, to reveal
fascinating evidence of the lives and deaths of the first
settlers, of their endeavours and struggles, and new
insight into their relationships with the Virginia Indians.

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The University of North Carolina Press University of Notre Dame Press

CONSTANTINE AND THE THE PRISONER’S PHILOSOPHY
COUNCIL OF NICAEA Life and Death in Boethius’s Consolation
Defining Orthodoxy and Heresy in
Christianity, 325 CE Joel C. Relihan

David E. Henderson & Frank Kirkpatrick Oct 2016 240pp 
9780268160302 Hardback US$75.00
Sep 2016 86pp 
9781469631417 Paperback US$30.00 The Roman philosopher Boethius (c. 480-524) is best
known for the Consolation of Philosophy, one of the
For full details of this title, see page 109. most frequently cited texts in medieval literature. In this
work, Joel C. Relihan delivers a genuinely new reading
THE SHAPE OF THE ROMAN ORDER of the Consolation. He argues that it is a Christian work
The Republic and Its Spaces dramatising not the truths of philosophy as a whole, but
the limits of pagan philosophy in particular.
Daniel J. Gargola
Parmenides Publishing
Mar 2017 320pp 
9781469631820 Hardback US$45.00 PLOTINUS ENNEAD II.9:
Studies in the History of Greece and Rome AGAINST THE GNOSTICS
Translation, with an Introduction, and
In recent years, a long-established view of the Roman Commentary
Empire during its age of expansion has been called into
question by scholars who contend that this model has Sebastian Gertz
made Rome appear too much like a modern state. This
is especially true in terms of understanding how the Dec 2016 338pp 
Roman government ordered the city geographically. In 9781930972377 Paperback US$47.00
this innovative, systematic approach, Daniel J. Gargola The Enneads of Plotinus
demonstrates how important the concept of space was
to the governance of Rome. For full details of this title, see page 99.

Northwestern University Press The University of South Carolina Press

THE EMERGING GOOD IN LOGOS WITHOUT RHETORIC
PLATO’S PHILEBUS The Arts of Language before Plato

John V. Garner Edited by Robin Reames
Foreword by Edward Schiappa
Jul 2017 192pp 
9780810135581 Paperback US$34.95 May 2017 208pp 
9781611177688 Hardback US$49.99
Plato’s Philebus presents a fascinating dialogue Studies in Rhetoric/Communication
between the life of the mind and the life of pleasure.
While Socrates decisively prioritises the life of reason, How did rhetoric begin and what was it before it
he also shows that certain pleasures contribute to was called “rhetoric”? Must art have a name to be
making the good life good. This work argues that the considered art? What were the differences among poets,
Socratic pleasures of learning emphasise, above all, the philosophers, sophists, and rhetoricians before Plato
importance of being open to change. emphasized their differences? Robin Reames attempts to
intervene in these and other questions by examining the
status of rhetorical theory in texts that predate Plato’s
coining of the term “rhetoric”.

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70 HISTORY · CLASSICS & ANCIENT HISTORY · HOLOCAUST STUDIES

Southern Illinois University Press HOLOCAUST STUDIES

THE WOMAN AND THE LYRE Academic Studies Press
Women Writers in Classical Greece and Rome
AMERICAN SOCIOLOGY AND HOLOCAUST
Jane McIntosh Snyder STUDIES
The Alleged Silence and the Creation of the
Jul 2017 216pp  Sociological Delay
9780809335961 Paperback US$30.00
Adele Valeria Messina
Beginning with Sappho in the seventh century B.C.
and ending with Hypatia and Egeria in the fifth century Dec 2016 540pp
A.D., Jane McIntosh Snyder listens carefully to the major 9781618115478 Hardback US$109.00
women writers of classical Greece and Rome, piecing Perspectives in Jewish Intellectual Life
together the surviving fragments of their works into
a coherent analysis that places them in their literary, For full details of this title, see page 111.
historical, and intellectual contexts.

The University of Wisconsin Press Purdue University Press

SILENCED VOICES SAVING LIVES IN AUSCHWITZ
The Poetics of Speech in Ovid Th Prisoner Hospital in Buna-Monowitz

Bartolo A. Natoli Ewa Bacon

Aug 2017 232pp, 2 b&w illustrations, 2 tables Jun 2017 250pp 
9780299312107 Hardback US$69.95 9781557537799 Paperback US$39.95
Wisconsin Studies in Classics Shofar Supplements in Jewish Studies

Offers an examination of the loss of speech, exile from In a 1941 Nazi roundup of educated Poles, Stefan
community, and memory throughout the literary corpus Budziaszek - newly graduated from medical school in
of the Roman poet Ovid. In Metamorphoses, characters Krakow - was incarcerated and the transferred to the
are transformed in ways that include losing their power Auschwitz concentration camp. In 1943, Stefan was
of human speech. In Tristia and Epistulae ex Ponto, Ovid put in charge of the on-site prisoner hospital. Stefan
represents himself as also having been transformed, transformed this facility from just two barracks into a
losing his voice. Bartolo A. Natoli provides a unique working hospital and outpatient facility.
cross-reading of these works.

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Texas Tech University Press MEDIEVAL HISTORY

TRANSCENDING DARKNESS McFarland
A Girl’s Journey Out of the Holocaust
GODDESS AND GRAIL
Estelle Glaser Laughlin The Battle for King Arthur’s Promised Land

Nov 2016 224pp, 21 halftones Jeffrey John Dixon
9780896729803 Paperback US$21.95
Modern Jewish History May 2017 250pp 
9781476668666 Paperback US$35.00
“Mama, I don’t want to live like this”, pleaded twelve-
year-old Estelle Glaser’s older sister as they watched the The early chroniclers of Britain presented the island as
bodies of friends dangle from the gibbet in the centre of the promised land of the Roman goddess Diana. Later,
Warsaw’s Apel Platz. Estelle’s memoir, published sixty- a new literary concept of the island was promoted: the
four years after their liberation from the concentration promised land of the Holy Grail. This book explores the
camp, is a narrative of fear and hope and resiliency. While conflict between Goddess and Grail - a rift less about
it is a harrowing tale, it is also a story of the goodness paganism versus Christianity and more about religious
that still exists in a dark world. literalism versus spiritual imagination.

The University of Wisconsin Press WARRIORS AND WILDERNESS IN
MEDIEVAL BRITAIN
AMENDING THE PAST From Arthur and Beowulf to Sir Gawain and
Europe’s Holocaust Commissions and the Robin Hood
Right to History
Robin Melrose
Alexander Karn
Jan 2017 277pp 
Jul 2017 346pp  9781476668260 Paperback US$35.00
9780299313241 Paperback US$21.95
Critical Human Rights Explores how the story of Arthur evolved in England in
the later Middle Ages, and depicts Arthur as a wilderness
During the 1990s and early 2000s in Europe, more than figure, the descendant of the northern Romano-British
fifty historical commissions were created to confront, hunter/warrior god. The story of Arthur was popularized
discuss, and document the genocide of the Holocaust by Geoffrey of Monmouth, in his Latin History of the Kings
and to address some of its unresolved injustices. of Britain, and this was translated into Middle English.
This book offers the first in-depth account of these
commissions, examining the complexities of reckoning University of Michigan Press
with past atrocities and large-scale human rights
violations.

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED
MEDIEVAL WOMEN AND THEIR OBJECTS

Edited by Jenny Adams & Nancy Mason Bradbury

Dec 2016 368pp, 19 illustrations
9780472130146 Hardback US$70.00

Presents multifaceted considerations of the intersection
of objects and gender within the cultural contexts of late
medieval France and England. Some take a material view
of objects, showing buildings, books, and pictures as sites
of gender negotiation and resistance and as extensions
of women’s bodies. Others reconsider the concept of
objectification in the lives of medieval women.

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72 HISTORY · MEDIEVAL HISTORY · MILITARY HISTORY

University of Notre Dame Press MILITARY HISTORY

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED University Press of Florida
DEBATING MEDIEVAL NATURAL LAW
A Survey THE GENERALSHIP OF MUHAMMAD
Battles and Campaigns of the Prophet of Allah
Riccardo Saccenti
Russ Rodgers
Jul 2016 144pp 
9780268100407 Hardback US$45.00 Mar 2017 328pp, 1 figure, 12 maps
9780813054599 Paperback US$24.95
Examines and evaluates the major lines of interpretation
of the medieval concepts of natural rights and natural Merges original sources with the latest in military
law within the twentieth and early twenty-first theory to examine Muhammad’s military strengths
centuries and explains how the major historiographical and weaknesses. Incorporating military, political,
interpretations of ius naturale and lex naturalis have and economic analyses, Russ Rodgers focuses on
changed. Riccardo Saccenti sheds light on the historical Muhammad’s use of insurgency warfare in seventh-
debate and on the medieval roots of modern human century Arabia. He provides battlefield maps and
rights theories. explores the supply and logistic problems that would
have plagued any military leader at the time.
MICHAEL PSELLOS ON LITERATURE
AND ART The University of Georgia Press
A Byzantine Perspective on Aesthetics
CONFLICT DYNAMICS
Michael Psellos Civil Wars, Armed Actors, and Their Tactics
Edited by Charles Barber & Stratis Papaioannou
Alethia Cook & Marie Olson Lounsbery
Apr 2017 430pp 
9780268100490 Paperback US$40.00 May 2017 240pp 
Michael Psellos in Translation 9780820338330 Hardback US$59.95
Studies in Security and International Affairs Series
Michael Psellos has long been known as a key figure in
the history of Byzantine literary and intellectual culture, Presenting case studies of six nation-states: Sierra Leone,
but his theoretical and critical reflections on literature the Republic of Congo, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Indonesia,
and art are little known. The aim of this volume is to and Peru, Alethia H. Cook and Marie Olson Lounsbery
illustrate an important chapter in the history of Greek examine the evolving nature of violence in intrastate
literary and art criticism and introduce precisely this conflicts, as well as the governments and groups
aspect of Psellian writing to a wider public. involved, by focusing on the context of the relationships
involved, the capacities of the conflict’s participants, and
PIERS PLOWMAN AND THE POETICS the actors’ goals.
OF ENIGMA
Riddles, Rhetoric, and Theology

Curtis A. Gruenler

Apr 2017 636pp 
9780268101626 Hardback US$75.00

Proposes that the concept of the enigmatic, latent in a
wide range of medieval thinking about literature, can
help us better understand in medieval terms much of
the era’s most enduring literature, from the riddles of
the Anglo-Saxon bishop Aldhelm to the great vernacular
works of Dante, Chaucer, Julian of Norwich, and, above
all, Langland’s Piers Plowman.

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THE LONG WAR PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED
CENTCOM, Grand Strategy, and Global
Security THE BATTLE FOR BELORUSSIA 
The Red Army’s Forgotten Campaign of
John Morrissey October 1943 - April 1944

Jun 2017 184pp, 5 b&w images David M. Glantz
9780820351056 Paperback US$24.95
Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation Series, Vol. 34 Dec 2016 936pp, 34 photos, 170 maps
9780700623297 Hardback US$39.95
Nowhere has the US military established more bases, Modern War Studies
lost more troops, or spent more money in the last 30
years than in the Middle East and Central Asia. These Continuing his magisterial account of the Eastern
regions fall under the purview of US Central Command Front campaigns, David M. Glantz focuses here on the
(CENTCOM). From its inception, CENTCOM was tasked Red Army’s operations from the fall of 1943 to April
with the military and economic security of this key 1944. Glantz chronicles the Soviet Army’s efforts to
strategic area. CENTCOM calls this mission its “Long further exploit their post-Kursk gains and accelerate a
War”. This book tells the story of that long war. counteroffensive that would eventually take them all the
way to Berlin.

Hoover Institution Press A MILITARY HISTORY OF AFGHANISTAN
From the Great Game to the Global War
EYES, EARS, AND DAGGERS on Terror
Special Operations Forces and the Central
Intelligence Agency in America’s Evolving Ali Ahmad Jalali
Struggle against Terrorism
Mar 2017 656pp 
Thomas H. Henriksen 9780700624072 Hardback US$34.95

Sep 2016 222pp  Ali Ahmad Jalali, a former interior minister of
9780817919740 Hardback US$19.95 Afghanistan, taps a deep understanding of his country’s
distant and recent past to explore Afghanistan’s military
Both the Special Operations Forces (SOF) and the Central history during the last two hundred years. Jalali’s account
Intelligence Agency (CIA) have served as the nation’s focuses primarily on the era of British conquest and
eyes, ears, and daggers, often in close cooperation but Anglo-Afghan wars; the Soviet invasion; the civil war and
occasionally at cross-purposes. In this book, Thomas H. the rise of the Taliban; and the subsequent US invasion.
Henriksen examines the warrior-spy connection both
before and after the formation of the SOF and the CIA. PERSHING’S CRUSADERS
The American Soldier in World War I
University Press of Kansas
Richard Faulkner
800 DAYS ON THE EASTERN FRONT
A Russian Soldier Remembers World War II Mar 2017 784pp 
9780700623730 Hardback US$39.95
Nikolai Litvin
Translated by Stuart Britton Offers a comprehensive and intimate account of the
day-to-day lives and attitudes of the nearly 4.2 million
Jan 2017 176pp  American soldiers mobilized for service in World War
9780700624430 Paperback US$19.95 I. This work offers a clear, close-up picture of the
doughboys in all of their vibrant diversity, shared
During his 800 days of war, Nikolai Litvin fought at purpose, and unmistakably American character.
the front lines in the ferocious tank battles at Kursk,
was wounded three times, and witnessed unspeakable
brutalities against prisoners and civilians. But he survived
to pen this brief but powerful memoir of his wartime
experiences. This is an invaluable historical document, as
well as a remarkable testament of survival.

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McFarland REASSESSING PEARL HARBOR
Scapegoats, a False Hero and the Myth of
BILL LAMBERT Surprise Attack
World War I Flying Ace
Jim Johns
Samuel J. Wilson
Jan 2017 277pp, 30 illustrations
Jul 2016 276pp  9781476668277 Paperback US$35.00
9781476664675 Paperback US$39.95
Following Pearl Harbor, Admiral Husband Kimmel
Offers a detailed scholarly biography of a World War I and General Walter Short were relieved of their
pilot who lived at the edge of greatness, but could never commands. This book re-examines the circumstances
get there. From late March to mid-August 1918, William surrounding Pearl Harbor to ask if Kimmel and Short
C. Lambert from Ironton, Ohio, flew as a fighter pilot for were incompetent officers or convenient scapegoats;
the R.A.F. in World War I. This book is an examination of and was the attack really the surprise the Roosevelt
the entire life of a distinct individual who took part in administration led Americans to believe?
a war that destroyed individuality and served to define
him for the rest of his life. University of Michigan Press

MILITARY TRAINS AND RAILWAYS BODIES AND RUINS
An Illustrated History Imagining the Bombing of Germany,
1945 to the Present
Jean-Denis G.G. Lepage
David F. Crew
Mar 2017 277pp 
9781476667607 Paperback US$45.00 May 2017 296pp, 45 b&w photos
9780472130139 Hardback US$85.00
Featuring detailed drawings, this history of military Social History, Popular Culture, and Politics in Germany
trains and railways from 1853 through 1953 describes
how the railroad transformed the nature of warfare. Explores changing German memories of World War II
Transport and logistics are discussed for armoured as it analyses the construction of narratives in the post-
trains, rail-borne artillery and armoured combat vehicles, war period including the depiction of the bombing of
medical evacuation trains and draisines. The railroad’s individual German cities.
role in establishing European colonial empires in Asia
and Africa is examined. WAR IN THEIR MINDS
German Soldiers and Their Violent Pasts in
NAZI INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS IN West Germany
NON-OCCUPIED TERRITORIES
Espionage Efforts in the United States, Svenja Goltermann
Britain, South America and Southern Africa
Jan 2017 500pp
Christopher Vasey 9780472118977 Hardback US$70.00

Sep 2016 336pp Explores the perception of German soldiers after World
9781476663531 Paperback US$35.00 War II, both as perpetrators and victims of violence
during the war, and addresses the history of post-war
Drawing heavily on recently declassified sources, this psychiatry and public memory.
examination of German wartime intelligence services
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University of Missouri Press PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED

AMERICA’S SAILORS IN THE GREAT WAR A TALE OF TWO NAVIES 
Seas, Skies, and Submarines, Second Edition Geopolitics, Technology, and Strategy in
the United States Navy and the Royal Navy,
Lisle A. Rose 1960-2015

Nov 2016 300pp  Anthony Wells
9780826221056 Hardback US$36.95
Jan 2017 288pp 
The US Navy substantially contributed to the safe 9781682471203 Hardback US$35.00
trans-Atlantic passage of a two million man Army that
decisively turned the tide of battle on the Western Front Presents an analysis of the unique relationship between
even as its battleship division helped the Royal Navy the United States Navy and the Royal Navy from 1960
dominate the North Sea. Thoroughly professionalised, to present. This loosely chronological study examines
the Navy of 1917-18 laid the foundations for victory at the histories, strategies, operations, technology, and
sea twenty-five years later. intelligence activities of both navies. This work probes
selective key themes and offers a discourse between the
author and readers.

Naval Institute Press AIRPOWER APPLIED
U.S., NATO, and Israeli Combat Experience
21st CENTURY CORBETT
Maritime Strategy and Naval Policy for the Edited by John Andreas Olsen
Modern Era
May 2017 416pp 
Edited by Andrew Lambert 9781682470756 Hardback US$49.95
History of Military Aviation
Apr 2017 176pp 
9781682471685 Paperback US$21.95 Tells the story of the evolution of airpower and its
21st Century Foundations impact upon the history of warfare. Through a critical
examination of twenty-nine case studies in which the
Presents a collection of essays demonstrating the critical United States in various coalitions and Israel played
role Sir Julian Corbett played in the development of significant roles, the book offers perspectives on the
maritime strategy and sea power theory in the early political purpose, strategic meaning, and military
twentieth century. His close connections with Mahan importance of airpower.
and Sims helped reinforce the trans-Atlantic axis of
education and thinking on sea power. ALFRED THAYER MAHAN
The Man and His Letters
21st CENTURY GORSHKOV
The Challenge of Seapower in the Modern Era Robert Seager II

Edited by Kevin Rowlands Feb 2017 736pp 
9781591145929 Paperback US$34.95
Jul 2017 192pp 
9781682471593 Paperback US$21.95 President Theodore Roosevelt called him “one of the
21st Century Foundations greatest and most useful influences in American life.”
This book is the portrait - warts and all - of a historian,
Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Sergei strategist, tactician, philosopher, theologian, diplomat,
Georgiyevich Gorshkov led the Soviet Navy for almost imperialist, capitalist, Anglophile, patriot, Republican,
three decades during the height of the Cold War. This racist, journalist, naval reformer, adviser to presidents,
work is a collection of writing by one of the twentieth teacher, academic administrator, social climber, egoist,
century’s most revered naval figures. Articles sit swain, husband, and father.
alongside passages from his more famous books,
each with a short introduction linking the work to the
challenges facing navies everywhere today.

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AMERICA’S BLACK SEA FLEET FIGHTING FOR MACARTHUR
The U.S. Navy Amidst War and Revolution, The Navy and Marine Corps’ Desperate
1919-1923 Defense of the Philippines

Robert Shenk John Gordon

Feb 2017 390pp  Feb 2017 384pp 
9781682471876 Paperback US$21.95 9781682471869 Paperback US$21.95

Drawing on previously untapped sources, Robert Shenk For the first time the story of the Navy and Marine Corps
offers a revealing portrait of America’s small Black Sea in the 1941-42 Philippine campaign is told in a single
fleet in the years following World War I. Shenk’s incisive volume. Drawing on a rich collection of both US and
depiction of Adm. Mark Bristol as both head of US naval recently discovered Japanese sources as well as official
forces and America’s chief diplomat in the region helps records and wartime diaries, this work presents the most
to make this book the first-ever comprehensive account complete account of the dramatic efforts to support the
of a vital but little-known naval undertaking. US Army’s ill-fated defense of the Philippines.

BECTON IN THE WARLORDS’ SHADOW
Autobiography of a Soldier and Public Servant Special Operations Forces, the Afghans, and
Their Fight Against the Taliban
Julius W. Becton
Daniel R. Green
Feb 2017 336pp, 32 b&w photos
9781682471883 Paperback US$21.95 Jul 2017 264pp, 16 colour photos, 3 maps
9781612518152 Hardback US$29.95
This autobiography, published in cooperation with
the Association of the United States Army, highlights In 2010, US special operations forces (SOF) in
Lieutenant General Becton’s remarkable career, reflects Afghanistan began a new and innovative program to
on his youth, his almost forty years of service in the fight the Taliban insurgency using the movement’s
US Army, and his subsequent civilian appointments. structure and strategy against it. In this first-hand
Devotion to leadership, education, service, race, and his account of how the Village Stability Operations program
spiritual upbringing are all central themes in the book. functioned, Daniel R. Green provides a long-term
perspective on how SOF stabilized the southern Afghan
CLASH OF FLEETS province of Uruzgan.
Naval Battles of the Great War, 1914-18
ON TACTICS
Vincent P. O’Hara & Leonard R. Heinz A Theory of Victory in Battle

Apr 2017 336pp  B.A. Friedman
9781682470084 Hardback US$34.95
May 2017 256pp 
Provides an operational history that records every naval 9781682471630 Hardback US$29.95
engagement fought between major surface warships
during World War I. Much more than a catalogue of This book is intended to be the remedy to the chaotic
combat facts, this work explores why battles occurred; and thus far unformed realm of tactical theory. Part
how the different navies fought; and how combat one establishes a tactical system meant to replace the
advanced doctrine and affected the development and Principles of War checklist. Part two builds on part one
application of technology. by exploring concepts with which the tactician must
be familiar. Part three examines implications of the
presented tactical systems to a variety of other issues in
strategic studies.

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PATTON’S WAY THE JAPANESE NAVY IN WORLD WAR II
A Radical Theory of War In the Words of Former Japanese
Naval Officers, Second Edition
James Kelly Morningstar
Edited by David C. Evans
Jun 2017 352pp, 22 b&w photos
9781612519791 Hardback US$35.00 Feb 2017 592pp, 58 b&w photos, 19 maps
9781591145684 Paperback US$34.95
Presents a unique approach to the legend of General
George S. Patton Jr. and his development and application First published in 1986 and lauded by historians and
of modern warfare. Rather than a biography, this book World War II buffs eager for the Japanese viewpoint,
argues that popular representations of Patton are built this collection of essays makes significant contributions
on misconceptions and incomplete understandings to the field of World War II literature. In it, top-ranking
about his approach to battle. Japanese officers offer their personal perspectives of the
Pacific War. This second edition adds five articles to the
SCHNELLBOOTE original twelve.
A Complete Operational History
THE OFFICIAL CHRONOLOGY OF THE U.S.
Lawrence Paterson NAVY IN WORLD WAR II

Sep 2016 288pp  Robert Cressman
9781591148289 Hardback US$38.95
Oct 2016 400pp, 91 b&w photos, 1 line drawing
The Kriegsmarine’s Schnellboote—fast attack boats or 9781591146384 Paperback US$35.00
E-boats to the Allies—were the primary German naval
attack units in coastal waters throughout the Second Ten years after the close of World War II, the US Navy
World War. To date, there has been no comprehensive published a chronology of its operations in the war.
operational history of the Schnellboote. However, due Long out of print, the work focused on what were
to the relatively small number of units, author Lawrence then defined as critical and decisive events. This greatly
Paterson is able to recount the duties, fates, and careers expanded and updated study goes far beyond the
of each individual craft in this new book. original work, drawing on information from more than
forty additional years of historical research and writing.
SOLDIERS AND CIVILIZATION
How the Profession of Arms Thought and THE U.S. NAVY AGAINST THE AXIS
Fought the Modern World into Existence Surface Combat, 1941-1945

Reed Robert Bonadonna Vincent P. O’Hara

May 2017 336pp  Feb 2017 400pp 
9781682470671 Hardback US$35.00 9781682471852 Paperback US$24.95

Covers the history of the military profession in the Tells the story of the US Navy’s surface fleet in World War
Western World from the ancient Greeks to the present II with an emphasis on ship-to-ship combat. It advances
day. Drawing from military history, sociology, and other the thesis that the fleet’s role in America’s ultimate
disciplines, it goes beyond traditional insights to locate victory was more crucial than commonly realized and
the military profession in the context of both literary and that it holds many lessons for today’s navy and the US
cultural history. as a whole.

THE VICTORY AT SEA

William Sowden Sims

Nov 2016 482pp 
9781682471999 Paperback US$24.95

In 1921 Rear Admiral William Sowden Sims won
the Pulitzer prize in history for Victory at Sea. The
commander of US naval forces operating in European
waters during the WWI, Sims offers an authoritative
account of the US Navy’s role in the war.

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THE WAR IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC University of North Texas Press

Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives STILWELL AND MOUNTBATTEN IN BURMA
Jon Diamond Allies at War, 1943-1944

Apr 2017 176pp  Jonathan Templin Ritter
9781473870611 Paperback US$24.95
Images of War Apr 2017 288pp, 7 b&w illustrations, 3 maps
9781574416749 Hardback US$29.95
The Japanese invaded the Solomon Islands in May American Military Studies, Vol. 3
1942 and in July began construction of a large airfield
on Guadalcanal. In February 1943, after an epic six- Explores the relationship between American General
month struggle, they were expelled from the island Joseph “Vinegar Joe” Stilwell and British Admiral Lord
and it became a staging base for US Admiral William Louis Mountbatten in the China-Burma-India Theater
F. Halsey and his South Pacific force. As explained in (CBI) and the South East Asia Command (SEAC) between
this fascinating book, the campaign was eventually October 1943 and October 1944, within the wider
successful but only after some of the bitterest fighting of context of Anglo-American relations during World War II.
World War II.

WOLF NUS Press
U-boat Commanders in World War II
THE MEN WHO LOST SINGAPORE
Jordan Vause
Ronnie McCrum
Feb 2017 272pp 
9781591145707 Paperback US$19.95 May 2017 296pp, 10 halftones, 2 maps
9789814722391 Paperback US$34.00
Drawing on a wealth of primary documents and,
when possible, interviews or correspondence with the The British military failure against the Japanese invasion
U-boat commanders themselves, Jordan Vause follows of Singapore in 1942 is a well-documented and closely
individual officers from their youths and early naval examined episode. But far less attention has been paid
training through their wartime experiences and into the to the role of the colonial governor and his staff during
often bitter peace that followed. Particularly valuable is this period, an oversight Ronald McCrum corrects with
the author’s use of new information in his portrayal of this insightful history.
Karl Doenitz and other prominent commanders.
VIETNAM AND BRITAIN’S WAY WITH LBJ
The University of North Carolina Press
Nicholas Tarling
THE STIGMA OF SURRENDER
German Prisoners, British Captors, and May 2017 464pp, 1 map
Manhood in the Great War and Beyond 9789814722230 Paperback US$42.00

Brian K. Feltman In this in-depth analysis of Britain’s involvement in the
Vietnam War, Nicholas Tarling draws on many overlooked
Aug 2016 280pp, 14 halftones papers in the British archives in order to describe the
9781469633510 Paperback US$30.00 making of Britain’s policy toward the war and its careful
negotiations of its connection to America. The result is a
Approximately 9 million soldiers fell into enemy hands revealing account of the Anglo-American relationship.
from 1914 to 1918, but historians have only recently
begun to recognize the prisoner of war’s significance to
the history of the Great War. Examining the experiences
of the approximately 130,000 German prisoners held
in the UK during World War I, historian Brian K. Feltman
brings wartime captivity back into focus.

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LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS LITERATURE

University of Hawai‘i Press Academic Sudies Press

ESSENTIAL HINDI GRAMMAR DOSTOEVSKY BEYOND DOSTOEVSKY
With Examples from Modern Hindi Literature Science, Religion, Philosophy

Christine Everaert Edited by Vladimir Golstein & Svetlana Evdokimova

May 2017 200pp Aug 2016 424pp
9780824871857 Paperback US$39.00 9781618115263 Hardback US$79.00
Ars Rossica
This is a comprehensive grammar of Modern Standard
Hindi, the primary language spoken by more than 420 Offers a collection of essays with a broad interdisciplinary
million people in India. Because each grammatical topic focus. It includes contributions by leading Dostoevsky
is thoroughly illustrated with basic examples and more scholars, social scientists, scholars of religion and
complex ones from modern Hindi short stories, it can be philosophy. Issues such as evolutionary theory and
used as a reference and supplementary grammar to any literature, science and society, scientific and theological
textbook from beginning to advanced levels. components of comparative intellectual history, and
aesthetic debates of the nineteenth century Russia form
Tilde Publishing and Distribution the core of the intellectual framework of this book.

BRAZILIAN PORTUGUESE Broadview Press
Beginner 2
THE BROADVIEW ANTHOLOGY OF BRITISH
Rita Ferraro LITERATURE: CONCISE VOLUME A
Third Edition
Dec 2016 230pp, 20 illustrations
9780734608239 Paperback US$39.95 Edited by Joseph Black et al

This Level 2 language book is suitable for those Dec 2016 1720pp, illustrations 
who have completed Brazilian Portuguese Beginner 1. 9781554813124 Paperback US$72.95
Students should already have a basic understanding
of Portuguese, including present tense verb Though much more compact than the full anthology,
conjugation, the use of pronouns, articles and the the concise edition nevertheless provides instructors
construct of sentences. On successful completion, with substantial choice, offering both a strong selection
the student will be able to engage in basic of canonical authors and a sampling of lesser-known
conversations. works. Includes an unparalleled number of illustrations
and contextual materials, accessible and engaging
Tilde Language introductions, and full explanatory annotations.

Also available:
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THE BROADVIEW INTRODUCTION TO THE DEATH OF IVAN ILYICH
BOOK HISTORY
Leo Tolstoy
Michelle Levy & Tom Mole Edited and translated by Kirsten Lodge

Apr 2017 200pp Dec 2016 184pp 
9781554810871 Paperback US$34.95 9781554813223 Paperback US$15.95
Broadview Anthology of British Literature Editions
Readable but rooted in current scholarship, this
introductory guide to book history tries not to privilege Brings together Tolstoy’s 1886 masterpiece and several
any one disciplinary perspective or historical period. shorter works that connect with it in thought-provoking
Rather, the guide and its accompanying anthology aim ways. The stories are accompanied by a selection of
to help the reader to find his or her bearings within the contextual materials, including nineteenth-century
field, and to provide a map with which to navigate book reviews, excerpts from Tolstoy’s letters concerning
history more widely. death, excerpts from a pamphlet he wrote after
witnessing the slaughtering of livestock, and a portfolio
CHARLOTTE SMITH of relevant photographs.
The Major Poetic Works (1784-1807)
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED
Charlotte Smith THE HALF-CASTE 
Edited by Claire Knowles & Ingrid Horrocks
Dinah Mulock Craik
May 2017 275pp, 8 b&w illustrations Edited by Melissa Edmundson
9781554812844 Paperback US$18.95
Broadview Editions Aug 2016 200pp 
9781554812752 Paperback US$19.95
Immensely popular with contemporary readers, Broadview Editions
Charlotte Smith’s major poetic works are foundational
poetic texts of the Romantic period. Smith’s innovations Dinah Mulock Craik’s The Half-Caste concerns the
in poetic form have also placed her at the forefront of coming-of-age of its title character, the mixed-race
twenty-first century scholarship on the period. This Zillah Le Poer, daughter of an English merchant and an
edition presents her three major poetic works – Elegiac Indian princess. Craik explores issues of gender, race,
Sonnets (1784-1800), The Emigrants (1793), and Beachy and empire in the Victorian period in this compact and
Head (1807). gripping novella. Along with a newly-annotated text,
this Broadview edition includes a critical introduction.
A CITY GIRL
IDA MAY
Margaret Harkness
Edited by Tabitha Sparks Mary Hayden Green Pike
Edited by Jessie Morgan-Owens
May 2017 200pp
9781554812707 Paperback US$18.95 Jan 2017 400pp 
Broadview Editions 9781554812257 Paperback US$21.95

A City Girl was one of many slum novels set in the This is the only available edition of an important
East End of London in the 1880s. It tells the story of a American antislavery novel, often compared in its time
young East Ender, Nelly Ambrose, who is seduced and to Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
abandoned by a middle-class politician. This Broadview
Edition includes contemporary reviews of the novel
along with historical documents on London’s East
End, fallen women in late-Victorian fiction, and reform
organizations for East End women.

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MATHILDA PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED
THOMAS CORYATE 
Mary Shelley Selections
Edited by Michelle Faubert
Thomas Coryate
Jun 2017 250pp Edited by Philip S. Palmer
9781554812271 Paperback US$17.95
Broadview Editions Jan 2017 250pp 
9781554813230 Paperback US$17.95
Mary Shelley’s Mathilda, the story of one woman’s
existential struggle after learning of her father’s desire for The early seventeenth-century traveler Thomas Coryate’s
her, has been identified as Shelley’s most important work five-month tour of Western Europe culminated in Coryats
after Frankenstein. This new edition encourages a critical Crudities, one of the strangest travelogues published in
reconsideration of a novella that has been critically early modern England. This edition abridges Crudities’
stereotyped as biographical, and explores the importance more than 900 pages to a manageable size, focusing on
of the novella to the Romantic debate about suicide. episodes most likely to be of interest to students.

RAGGED DICK AND RISEN FROM THE The Chinese University Press
RANKS
TAIPEI PEOPLE
Horatio Alger Jr.
Edited by Gary Scharnhorst Pai Hsien-Yung
Edited by George Kao
Apr 2017 300pp, 19 b&w illustrations Translated by Patia Yasin
9781554812363 Paperback US$16.95
Broadview Editions Mar 2017 220pp 
9789882370067 Paperback US$18.00
In Ragged Dick, Horatio Alger’s most successful book,
Alger codified the basic formula he would follow Widely acclaimed as a classic of contemporary fiction,
in nearly a hundred subsequent novels for boys. It Taipei People has been frequently compared to James
is paired in this edition with Risen from the Ranks, Joyce’s Dubliners. Henry Miller considers Pai Hsien-Yung
another coming-of-age story of a young man achieving “a master of portraiture”. The collection of fourteen
respectability. Historical appendices include extensive stories from this reprint edition has already been
contemporary reviews, material on the “success myth”, translated to great acclaim into French, German, Italian,
and parodies of Alger’s work. Dutch, Hebrew, Japanese, and Korean.

THE TRAVELS OF HILDEBRAND BOWMAN WILD GEESE RETURNING
Chinese Reversible Poems
Edited by Lance Bertelsen
Michele Metail
Nov 2016 224pp  Translated by Jody Gladding
9781554812745 Paperback US$18.95
Jan 2017 190pp
A new edition of a fascinating, previously unavailable 9789629968007 Paperback US$17.95
fantasy of 18th century Pacific exploration.
The genre of poems that may be read both forward and
backward, producing different creations was known
as the “flight of wild geese”. These poems were often
sent so that a distant lover, like the migrating birds,
would return. With examples from the 3rd to the 19th
centuries, Michele Metail describes reversible poems
as “a singular adventure at the edge of meaning, of
language, and of writing”.

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University Press of Florida JAMES JOYCE’S PAINFUL CASE

EMPIRE AND PILGRIMAGE IN CONRAD Cóilín Owens
AND JOYCE
Aug 2017 272pp, 10 b&w illustrations
Agata Szczeszak-Brewer 9780813054711 Paperback US$24.95
Foreword by Sebastian D. G. Knowles Florida James Joyce Series

May 2017 216pp  In order to demonstrate that one story from the
9780813054643 Paperback US$19.95 Dubliners is not only a turning point in that book but
Florida James Joyce Series also a microcosm of a wide range of important Joycean
influences and preoccupations, Cóilín Owens examines
Though they were born a generation apart, Joseph the dense intertextuality of “A Painful Case”. From this
Conrad and James Joyce shared similar life experiences springboard, Owens constructs a larger discussion of
and similar literary preoccupations. This volume offers Joyce’s cultural influences.
a fresh look at these two writers, revealing how their
rejection of organised religion and the colonial presence SHAW AND FEMINISMS
in their native countries allowed them to destabilise On Stage and Off
traditional notions of power, colonialism, and individual
freedom in their texts. Edited by D.A. Hadfield & Jean Reynolds

FOUNDATIONAL ESSAYS IN JAMES JOYCE Sep 2016 252pp 
STUDIES 9780813062389 Paperback US$24.95
Florida Bernard Shaw Series
Edited by Michael Patrick Gillespie
Re-examines George Bernard Shaw’s long-recognised
Aug 2017 294pp  influence on feminism through the lens of twenty-
9780813054827 Paperback US$24.95 first-century feminist thought as well as previously
Florida James Joyce Series unpublished primary sources. New links appear between
Shaw’s writings and his gendered notions of physicality,
Presents, in a single volume, key seminal essays in pain, performance, nationalism, authorship, and politics.
the study of James Joyce. Representing important
contributions to scholarship that have helped shape THE GERMAN JOYCE
current methods of approaching Joyce’s works, the
volume reacquaints contemporary readers with the Robert Weninger
literature that forms the basis of ongoing scholarly
inquiries in the field. Sep 2016 270pp, 3 photos
9780813062426 Paperback US$24.95
IRISH COSMOPOLITANISM Florida James Joyce Series
Location and Dislocation in James Joyce,
Elizabeth Bowen, and Samuel Beckett In August 1919, a production of James Joyce’s Exiles
was mounted at the Munich Schauspielhaus and quickly
Nels Pearson fell due to harsh criticism. The reception marked the
beginning of a dynamic association between Joyce,
May 2017 192pp, 4 b&w photos German-language writers, and literary critics. It is this
9780813054636 Paperback US$19.95 relationship that Robert Weninger analyses in this work.

Looking at the writing of three significant Irish
expatriates, Nels Pearson challenges conventional critical
trends that view their work as either affirming Irish anti-
colonial sentiment or embracing international identity.
In reality, he argues, these writers constantly work back
and forth between a sense of national belonging that
remains incomplete and ideas of human universality tied
to their new global environments.

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LITERATURE 83

The University of Georgia Press The Kent State University Press

MEMOIRS OF LAETITIA PILKINGTON THE GREAT TOWER OF ELFLAND
The Mythopoeic Worldview of J. R. R. Tolkien,
Edited by A. C. Elias, Jr. C. S. Lewis, G. K. Chesterton, and
George MacDonald
Sep 2016 792pp 
9780820350875 Paperback US$44.95 Zachary A. Rhone
Foreword by Colin Duriez
The first scholarly edition of the Memoirs of Laetitia Van
Lewen Pilkington (1709-1750), a poet, ghostwriter, May 2017 184pp
and protege of Jonathan Swift and the playwright/stage 9781606353295 Hardback US$45.00
manager Colley Cibber. Swift’s first biographer by virtue
of her lively portrayals of him, Pilkington remains the This text overturns the misapplication of a divided
best chronicler of the great satirist’s private life while he worldview of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, and their
was at the height of his influence and creativity. forerunners, G.K. Chesterton and George MacDonald.
Analysing their literary, scholarly, and interpersonal texts,
RECONSIDERING ROOTS this book clarifies the unities of their thinking through
Race, Politics, and Memory literature and language, humanism, philosophy of the
personal journey, philosophy of history, and Christian
Edited by Erica L. Ball & Kellie Carter Jackson mythopoeia.

Apr 2017 296pp, 7 b&w images McFarland
9780820350820 Paperback US$27.95
Since 1970: Histories of Contemporary America Series BRIAN FRIEL
A Literary Companion
Invites readers to reconsider the politics and scope of
the Roots phenomenon of the 1970s. Alex Haley’s 1976 Mary Ellen Snodgrass
book was a publishing sensation, winning a National
Book Award and a special Pulitzer Prize. The 1977 TV Dec 2016 277pp 
adaptation earned thirty-eight Emmy nominations. 9781476665740 Paperback US$39.95
These essays interrogate Roots, assessing the ways that McFarland Literary Companions, Vol.15
the book and its dramatisation recast representations of
slavery. Surveys the life, works, and awards of Irish playwright
Brian Friel. Entries investigate his milieu and such
THE SIGNIFYING EYE topics as religion, violence, and achievement. Character
Seeing Faulkner’s Art summaries reprise his most significant figures,
particularly St. Columba, the victims of Derry’s Bloody
Candace Waid Sunday, and Hugh O’Neill, the Lord of Tyrone.

Feb 2017 368pp, 42 b&w photos THE IRISH VAMPIRE
9780820350554 Paperback US$29.95 From Folklore to the Imaginations of Charles
The New Southern Studies Series Robert Maturin, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu and
Bram Stoker
Steeped in history, this book locates a heightened reality
that goes beyond representation to bring Faulkner’s Sharon M. Gallagher
novels, stories, and drawings into visible form through
Whistler, Beardsley, Gorky, and de Kooning. Visionary Jan 2017 277pp 
and revisionist, Waid has painted the proverbial big 9781476665801 Paperback US$35.00
picture, changing the fundamental way that both the
making of modernism and the avant-garde will be seen. While their works have separately been the subjects of
many thorough critical studies, this may be the first
time that a text groups Charles Robert Maturin, Joseph
Sheridan Le Fanu, and Bram Stoker together to trace the
progression of the nineteenth century literary vampire. It
includes biographical and historical elements, and argues
that the modern vampire has its roots in Irish nineteenth
century literature.

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University Press of Mississippi ELEANOR H. PORTER’S POLLYANNA
A Children’s Classic at 100
BEYOND WINDRUSH
Rethinking Postwar Anglophone Caribbean Edited by Roxanne Harde & Lydia Kokkola
Literature
Jun 2017 278pp 
Edited by J. Dillon Brown & Leah Reade Rosenberg 9781496813114 Paperback US$30.00
Children’s Literature Association Series
Jun 2017 234pp 
9781496813046 Paperback US$30.00 Eleanor H. Porter’s Pollyanna was first published in
Caribbean Studies Series book form in 1913. The story’s enduring appeal lies in
Pollyanna’s sunny personality and her playful attempt to
This collection challenges a long sacrosanct paradigm. accentuate the positive in every situation. In celebration
Since the establishment of Caribbean literary studies, of its centenary, this collection of thirteen original
scholars have exalted an elite cohort of novelists based essays examines a wide variety of the novel’s themes
in postwar London. However, their canonization has and concerns, as well as adaptations in film, manga, and
obscured the diversity of postwar Caribbean writers. translation.
These essays make clear that in the 1950s there was
already a wide spectrum of West Indian men and women University of Missouri Press
who were writing and publishing.
JOHN LE CARRÉ’S POST-COLD WAR FICTION
CONVERSATIONS WITH MICHAEL CHABON
Robert Lance Snyder
Edited by Brannon Costello
Jan 2017 208pp
Sep 2016 204pp  9780826220998 Hardback US$50.00
9781496809629 Paperback US$25.00
Literary Conversations Series This book challenges distinctions between “popular”
and “serious” literature by recognising le Carré as one of
Collects eighteen revealing interviews with the the most significant ethicists in contemporary fiction,
renowned author that shed new light on the central contributing to an overdue reassessment of his literary
concerns of Chabon’s fiction. Spanning nearly twenty stature. Le Carré’s ten post–Cold War novels constitute
years and drawn from science fiction fan magazines and a distinctive subset of his espionage fiction in their
literary journals alike, these interviews shed new light response to the momentous changes in geopolitics that
on the central concerns of Chabon’s fiction, including began in the 1990s. Through a close reading of these
the importance of dismantling the false divide between novels, Snyder traces how — amid the “War on Terror”
literary and lowbrow, his evolving relationship to Jewish and transnationalism — le Carré weighes what is at stake
culture and literature, the unique properties of male in this conflict of deeply invested ideologies.
friendship, and the complexities of race in contemporary
America.

CONVERSATIONS WITH The University of North Carolina Press
VLADIMIR NABOKOV
UN REPERTOIRE CHRONOLOGIQUE DE
Edited by Robert Golla LETTRES DE VOLTAIRE
Non recueillies dans les éditions de sa
Apr 2017 224pp correspondance générale
9781496810953 Hardback US$60.00
Literary Conversations Series André Delattre

Brings together candid, revealing interviews with one Dec 2016 216pp 
of the twentieth century’s master prose writers. The 9780807890172 Paperback US$35.00
twenty-eight interviews and profiles in this collection North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures
were drawn from Nabokov’s numerous print and
broadcast appearances over a period of nineteen years. This general chronology of Voltaire’s letters by an
He offers trenchant, witty views on society, literature, eminent “Voltairiste” contains a chronological appendix,
education, the role of the author, and a range of followed by a bibliography and an index.
other topics.

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Northwestern University Press TURNED INSIDE OUT
Reading the Russian Novel in Prison
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED
GAELIC SCOTLAND IN THE COLONIAL Steven Shankman
IMAGINATION
Anglophone Writing from 1600 to 1900 May 2017 200pp
9780810134911 Paperback US$34.95
Silke Stroh
Steven Shankman reflects on his remarkable experience
Dec 2016 304pp  teaching texts by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Vasily Grossman,
9780810134058 Paperback US$39.95 and Emmanuel Levinas in prison to a mix of university
students and inmates. These persecuted writers describe
Offers a general introduction to the emerging field ethical obligation as an experience of being turned inside
of postcolonial Scottish studies, assessing both its out by the face-to-face encounter.
potential and limitations in order to promote further
interdisciplinary dialogue. Accessible to readers from University of Notre Dame Press
various backgrounds, the book combines overviews of
theoretical, social, and cultural contexts with detailed THE CELTIC UNCONSCIOUS
case studies of literary and non-literary texts. Joyce and Scottish Culture

MILTON’S MODERNITIES Richard Barlow
Poetry, Philosophy, and History from the
Seventeenth Century to the Present Mar 2017 328pp 
9780268101015 Hardback US$50.00
Edited by Feisal G. Mohamed & Patrick Fadely
Offers a vital new interpretation of modernist literature
Aug 2017 368pp  through an examination of James Joyce’s employment
9780810135338 Paperback US$39.95 of Scottish literature and philosophy, as well as a
Rethinking the Early Modern commentary on his portrayal of shared Irish and Scottish
histories and cultures. Barlow also offers an innovative
The phrase “early modern” challenges readers and look at the strong influences that Joyce’s predecessors
scholars to explore ways in which that period expands had on his work.
and refines contemporary views of the modern. This
book is a collection of eleven original essays undertaking
such exploration with a focus on John Milton, a poet
whose prodigious energies simultaneously point to the
past and future.

RUSSIAN ABSURD

Selected Writings
Daniil Kharms
Translated from the Russian by Alex Cigale

Feb 2017 192pp 
9780810134577 Paperback US$24.95
Northwestern World Classics

A writer who defies categorisation, Daniil Kharms
has come to be regarded as an essential artist of the
modernist avant-garde. This selection of prose and
poetry provides the most comprehensive portrait of the
writer in English translation to date, revealing the arc of
his career and including a particularly generous selection
of his later work.

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“THE SOUL EXCEEDS ITS Rutgers University Press
CIRCUMSTANCES”
KILLING POETRY
The Later Poetry of Seamus Heaney Blackness and the Making of Slam and Spoken
Edited by Eugene O’Brien Word Communities

Sep 2016 394pp  Javon Johnson
9780268100209 Hardback US$50.00
Jul 2017 242pp, 4 photos
Brings together sixteen of the most prominent scholars 9780813580012 Paperback US$25.95
who have written on Seamus Heaney to examine the
Nobel Prize winner’s later poetry from a variety of critical Unpacks some of the complicated issues that comprise
and theoretical perspectives. This book focuses on the performance poetry spaces. Renowned slam poet Javon
poetry collected in Heaney’s Seeing Things (1991), The Johnson argues that the truly radical potential in slam
Spirit Level (1996), Electric Light (2001), District and and spoken word communities lies not just in proving
Circle (2006), and Human Chain (2010) as a thematically literary worth, speaking back to power, or even in
connected set of writings. altering power structures, but instead in imagining and
working towards altogether different social relationships.

Purdue University Press South Dakota Historical Society Press

ANATOMÍA DEL DESENCANTO PIONEER GIRL PERSPECTIVES
Humor, ficción y melancolía en España Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder
(1976-1998)
Edited by Nancy Tystad Koupal
Santiago Morales-Rivera
May 2017 277pp
Feb 2017 200pp  9781941813089 Hardback US$29.95
9781557537683 Paperback US$45.00
Purdue Studies in Romance Literatures, Vol. 69 Published over eighty years after its inception, Pioneer
Girl: The Annotated Autobiography gave readers new
Notions such as disenchantment, trauma, memory, and insight into the truth behind Wilder’s fiction. Pioneer
empathy inform virtually all the analyses of modern Girl Perspectives further demonstrates the importance
Spanish culture, from the Civil War to the transition of Wilder as an influential American author whose
to democracy. Santiago Morales intervenes in this stories of growing up on the frontier remain relevant
approach to history and to the novelistic production of today. The essays in this collection give readers
the transition by recovering the links and tensions that a deeper understanding of how Wilder built and
the notion of melancholy maintains with the aesthetics managed her story.
of black humour in a corpus of fictional works written
between 1976 and 1998. Also available:
PIONEER GIRL
The Annotated Autobiography
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Edited by Pamela Smith Hill

Nov 2014 472pp, 125 images
9780984504176 Hardback US$39.95

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LITERATURE · COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS 87

COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS ON THE GRAPHIC NOVEL

McFarland Santiago García
Translated by Bruce Campbell
THE AGES OF THE JUSTICE LEAGUE
Essays on America’s Greatest Superheroes in Apr 2017 254pp 
Changing Times 9781496813183 Paperback US$30.00

Edited by Joseph J. Darowski A noted comics artist himself, Santiago García
follows the history of the graphic novel from early
Apr 2017 277pp  nineteenth-century European sequential art, through
9781476662251 Paperback US$19.99 the development of newspaper strips in the US, to the
development of the twentieth-century comic book. He
Examines more than five decades of Justice League considers the aesthetic and entrepreneurial innovations
comics and related titles. Exploring both the popular that established the conditions for the rise of the graphic
culture and relevant events of the day, the contributors novel all over the world.
discuss how the Vietnam War was addressed in Justice
League comics, how the Cold War transformed the roles THE COMICS OF CHARLES SCHULZ
of superheroes in the DC universe and how the post- The Good Grief of Modern Life
9/11 political climate affected a crossover character.
Edited by Jared Gardner & Ian Gordon
University Press of Mississippi
Aug 2017 192pp 
JIM SHOOTER 9781496812896 Hardback US$65.00
Conversations Critical Approaches to Comics Artists Series

Edited by Jason Sacks, Eric Hoffman & Dominick Grace Collects new essays on the work of the creator of
the immensely popular Peanuts comic strip. Despite
Aug 2017 256pp  Schulz’s celebrity, few scholarly books on his work and
9781496811790 Hardback US$40.00 career have been published. This collection serves as a
Conversations with Comic Artists Series foundation for future study not only of Charles Schulz
(1922-2000) but, more broadly, of the understudied
As a comic book writer, editor, and businessman, Jim medium of newspaper comics.
Shooter remains among the most important figures in
the history of the medium. Interviews collected here University of Pittsburgh Press
span Shooter’s career. Included is a 1969 interview
that shows a restless teenager; the 1973 interview that THE BROTHERS HERNANDEZ
returned Shooter to comics; a discussion from 1980 Love, Rockets, and Alternative Comics
during his pinnacle at Marvel; and two conversations
from his time at Valiant and Defiant Comics. Enrique Garcia

Jun 2017 168pp, 22 line art comics
9780822964926 Paperback US$25.95
Latino and Latin American Profiles

Focuses on the work of Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez,
Mexican-American brothers whose graphic novels are
highly influential. Gracia argues that Los Bros Hernandez
have worked to create a new American graphic
storytelling that, while still in touch with mainstream
genres, provides a transgressive alternative from an
aesthetic, gender, and ethnic perspective.

ARTS & HUMANITIES

LITERATURE · COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS

88 MEDIA & COMMUNICATION

Rutgers University Press MEDIA & COMMUNICATION

CONSIDERING WATCHMEN Brookings Institution Press

Andrew Hoberek BEYOND SNOWDEN
Privacy, Mass Surveillance, and the Struggle
Feb 2017 224pp, 16 colour illustrations to Reform the NSA
9780813590363 Paperback US$29.95
Comics Culture Timothy H. Edgar

Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’s Watchmen has been May 2017 166pp 
widely hailed as a landmark in the development of the 9780815730637 Hardback US$21.99
graphic novel. Demonstrating a keen eye for historical
detail, this work gives readers a new appreciation of just For full details of this title, see page 101.
how radical Moore and Gibbons’s blend of gritty realism
and formal experimentation was back in 1986. The University of Georgia Press

SUPERMAN RECONSIDERING ROOTS
The Persistence of an American Icon Race, Politics, and Memory

Ian Gordon Edited by Erica L. Ball & Kellie Carter Jackson

Mar 2017 200pp, 30 colour illustrations Apr 2017 296pp, 7 b&w images
9780813587516 Paperback US$28.95 9780820350820 Paperback US$27.95
Comics Culture Since 1970: Histories of Contemporary America Series

Explores Superman’s status as an American icon and For full details of this title, see page 83.
examines how a fictional character has managed
to sustain that pre-eminent standing for almost The University of North Carolina Press
eighty years. Superman is shown by Gordon to be an
amalgam of factors including myth, memory, nostalgia, REALITY RADIO
intellectual property regimes, authors, readers, fans, Telling True Stories in Sound, Second Edition
collectors, comics, radio series, movie serials, television
shows, animation, toys, and feature films. Edited by John Biewen & Alexa Dilworth

WONDER WOMAN Feb 2017 256pp 
9781469633138 Paperback US$29.95
Noah Berlatsky Documentary Arts and Culture
Published in association with the Center for Documentary Studies
Feb 2017 264pp, 32 colour illustrations at Duke University
9780813590431 Paperback US$29.95
Comics Culture This new revised and expanded edition celebrates
today’s best audio documentary work by bringing
Comics expert Noah Berlatsky takes us on a wild ride together some of the most influential and innovative
through the Wonder Woman comics of the 1940s, practitioners from the UK, the US, Canada and Australia.
vividly illustrating how William Marston’s many quirks With a new foreword and five new essays, this book
and contradictions, along with the odd disproportionate takes stock of the transformations in radio documentary
composition created by illustrator Harry Peter, produced since the publication of the first edition.
a comic that was radically ahead of its time in terms of
its bold presentation of female power and sexuality.

ARTS & HUMANITIES
MYTHOLOGY & FOLKLORE 89

MYTHOLOGY & FOLKLORE University Press of Mississippi

The University of Arizona Press VAMPIRES AND ZOMBIES
Transcultural Migrations and Transnational
PIMAN SHAMANISM AND STAYING Interpretations
SICKNESS (KÁ:CIM MÚMKIDAG)
Edited by Dorothea Fischer-Hornung & Monika Mueller
Donald M. Bahr et al
Apr 2017 240pp 
May 2017 344pp, 7 tables, 8 images 9781496813244 Paperback US$30.00
9780816535668 Paperback US$35.00
Century Collection As this volume demonstrates, distribution of vampires
and zombies across time and space has revealed these
Piman shamanism is based on the belief that morality undead figures to carry multiple meanings. This book
and some forms of sickness are interrelated. This - with scholars from different national and cultural
definitive study of shamanic theory and practice was backgrounds - explores the transformations that the
developed through a four-person collaboration: three vampire and zombie figures undergo when they travel
Tohono O’odham Indians and a non-Indian explicator. globally and through various media and cultures.
It provides an in-depth examination of the Piman
philosophy of sickness as well as an introduction to the Wayne State University Press
world view of an entire people.
MOTHER GOOSE REFIGURED
University of Michigan Press A Critical Translation of Charles Perrault’s
Fairy Tales
THE FANFICTION READER
Folk Tales for the Digital Age Christine A. Jones

Francesca Coppa Sep 2016 216pp, 25 illustrations
9780814338926 Paperback US$31.99
Mar 2017 288pp, 4 illustrations Series in Fairy-Tale Studies
9780472053483 Paperback US$29.95
Presents annotated translations of Charles Perrault’s
Showcases the extent to which the archetypical 1697 fairy tales that attend to the irony and ambiguity
storytelling exemplified by fanfiction has continuities in the original French and provide a fresh take on
with older forms: the communal tale-telling cultures heroines and heroes that have become household
of the past and the remix cultures of the present have names in North America.
much in common.

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90 PERFORMING ARTS · FILM & TV

PERFORMING ARTS HE’S GOT RHYTHM
The Life and Career of Gene Kelly
FILM & TV
Cynthia Brideson & Sara Brideson
The University of Georgia Press
May 2017 560pp, 84 b&w photos 
RECONSIDERING ROOTS 9780813169347 Hardback US$39.95
Race, Politics, and Memory Screen Classics

Edited by Erica L. Ball & Kellie Carter Jackson One of the most influential and respected entertainers of
Hollywood’s golden age, Gene Kelly revolutionised film
Apr 2017 296pp, 7 b&w images musicals with his innovative and timeless choreography.
9780820350820 Paperback US$27.95 In the first comprehensive biography written since the
Since 1970: Histories of Contemporary America Series legendary star’s death, authors Cynthia Brideson and
Sara Brideson disclose new details of Kelly’s complex life.
For full details of this title, see page 83.
McFarland
The University Press of Kentucky
AMERICA THROUGH A BRITISH LENS
CHARLES WALTERS Cinematic Portrayals 1930-2010
The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance
James D. Stone
Brent Phillips
Nov 2016 277pp, 10 illustrations
Apr 2017 368pp, 65 b&w photos 9780786498147 Paperback US$35.00
9780813169712 Paperback US$19.95
Screen Classics Movies like Love Actually, The Quatermass Xperiment, Local
Hero and The Secret Agent have delved into the storied
From the trolley scene in Meet Me in St. Louis to Fred and special relationship between the US and UK. These films
Ginger’s last dance on the silver screen to Judy Garland’s and many more are examined in this first book-length
timeless, tuxedo-clad performance of “Get Happy”, study of British movies about America, revealing much
Charles Walters staged the iconic musical sequences about British attitudes regarding power, gender, class,
of Hollywood’s golden age. In the first full-length sexuality and emotion.
biography of Walters, Brent Phillips chronicles the artist’s
career, from his days as a featured Broadway performer ANNE BANCROFT
to his successes at MGM. The Life and Work

HARRY LANGDON Peter Shelley
King of Silent Comedy
May 2017 250pp, 25 illustrations
Gabriella Oldham & Mabel Langdon 9781476662428 Paperback US$39.95
Foreword by Harry Langdon Jr.
A biography of Anne Bancroft (1931-2005) - American
Apr 2017 366pp, 93 b&w photos film, television and stage actress, stage producer and
9780813169651 Hardback US$40.00 film director. Respected for her acting prowess and
Screen Classics versatility, she won the “Triple Crown” - an Oscar, a
Tony and an Emmy. This title includes a filmography/
Among silent film comedians, three names stand out - videography and information about DVD availability.
Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, and Harold Lloyd - but
Harry Langdon indisputably deserves to sit among them Receive regular up-to-date information about
as the fourth “king”. This in-depth biography, which our new titles by registering for e-alerts at:
features behind-the-scenes accounts and personal eurospangroup.com/mailinglist
recollections compiled by Langdon’s late wife, provides
a full and thoughtful picture of this multifaceted
entertainer and his rise and fall.

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PERFORMING ARTS · FILM & TV 91

COOL HAND LOU FASCIST LIZARDS FROM OUTER SPACE
My Fifty Years as a Hollywood Actor and The Politics, Literary Influences and Cultural
Director History of Kenneth Johnson’s V

Lou Antonio Dan Copp

Apr 2017 277pp, 115 illustrations Apr 2017 277pp 
9781476668154 Paperback US$35.00 9781476667126 Paperback US$19.99

As an actor/director surviving five decades of live and When Kenneth Johnson’s science fiction miniseries V
episodic television, Broadway, the Actors Studio, iconic premiered in 1983, it netted more than 40% of the
films, Emmy-nominated Movies of the Week, Lou Antonio television viewing audience and went on to spawn
holds onto his bucking bronco of a career and looks a sequel, a weekly series, novelizations, comic books
at why it is worth the hard landings. He describes the and a remake. Featuring exclusive interviews with cast
people, the ever-changing tastes, technical evolvements and crew, this book examines V’s cultural impact and
and perplexity of the performing arts. considers the future of the franchise.

CONVERSATIONS WITH BUÑUEL GENDER AND THE QUEST IN BRITISH
Interviews with the Filmmaker, Family SCIENCE FICTION TELEVISION
Members, Friends and Collaborators An Analysis of Doctor Who, Blake’s 7,
Red Dwarf and Torchwood
Max Aub
Edited and translated by Julie Jones Tom Powers

Feb 2017 277pp  Nov 2016 277pp 
9781476668222 Paperback US$39.95 9781476665528 Paperback US$35.00
Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy
Features extended conversations with Luis Buñuel
(1900-1983) and interviews with the filmmaker’s family Explores the construction of gendered heroic identity
members, friends and colleagues - including Salvador from both production and fan perspectives by applying
Dali, Louis Aragon and Fernando Rey - conducted by the a variety of critical lens (media, fan culture, and queer
author in the 1960s and early 1970s (an earlier edition theory). In addition, fan fiction, criticism, and videos that
was published in Spain in 1984). In this translated and celebrate and resist BBC SF television heroes and villains
expanded edition, the interviews provide a detailed are considered.
picture of Buñuel’s life and art.
HOW HE-MAN MASTERED THE UNIVERSE
ELEONORA DUSE AND CENERE (ASHES) Toy to Television to the Big Screen
Centennial Essays
Brian C. Baer
Edited by Maria Pia Pagani, Paul Fryer
Apr 2017 277pp 
Mar 2017 277pp, 25 illustrations 9781476665900 Paperback US$19.99
9781476663753 Paperback US$35.00
Elaborate cinematic universes and sophisticated
The silent film Cenere (Ashes) is the only cinematic marketing tie-ins are commonplace in entertainment
“expression” of Eleonora Duse (1858-1924), the greatest today. It’s easy to forget that the transmedia trend
of all Italian actresses. The genesis, the development began in 1982 with a barbarian action figure. He-man
and the difficulties involved in the making of Cenere, are and the other characters in Matell’s popular Masters of
evident in the essays of this collection. The publication the Universe toy line quickly found their way into comic
of the current collection marks the 100th anniversary of books, video games, multiple television series and a
the making of Cenere. Hollywood film.

ARTS & HUMANITIES

92 PERFORMING ARTS · FILM & TV

ITALIAN SWORD AND SANDAL FILMS, THE W.C. FIELDS FILMS 
1908-1990
James L. Neibaur
Roy Kinnard & Tony Crnkovich
Feb 2017 277pp, 50 illustrations
Dec 2016 277pp, 100 illustrations 9781476665306 Paperback US$29.95
9781476662916 Paperback US$39.95
W.C. Fields was one of the top comedians of Hollywood’s
Produced in Italy from 1908 the sword and sandal (or golden era of the 1930s and 1940s, and has emerged
peplum) films are one of the screen’s most neglected as a comic icon since. This book is a film-by-film study
and marginalized film genres. The sword and sandal of his work, offering assessments and background
films were present in Italian cinema from the silent era, information on each, from his early silent movies
but attained their greatest popularity in the 1960s when through his final starring film and later supporting
the release of Hercules (1959) provoked a global craze for cameos at the end of his life.
these fantasy-adventures.
THE WEREWOLF FILMOGRAPHY
JEAN NEGULESCO 300 Movies
The Life and Films
Bryan Senn
Michelangelo Capua
Feb 2017 408pp, 146 photos
Jan 2017 277pp  9780786479108 Hardback US$55.00
9781476666532 Paperback US$39.95
From the horrific to the heroic, cinematic werewolves
Originally a successful painter from Romania, Jean are metaphors for our savage nature, symbolizing the
Negulesco worked in Hollywood first as an art director, then secret, bestial side of humanity that hides beneath our
as a second unit director. He was later hired as a director civilized veneer. Examining acknowledged classics like
by various studios. During his 30 year career, he worked in The Wolf Man and The Howling, as well as overlooked
several European countries yet it was in the US he achieved gems like Dog Soldiers, this comprehensive filmography
his greatest success. This book covers his extraordinary life covers the highs and lows of the genre.
and career, with extensive analysis of his films.

THAT’S ME, GROUCHO!  University Press of Mississippi
The Solo Career of Groucho Marx
ALEXANDER PAYNE 
Matthew Coniam Interviews

Aug 2016 188pp, 57 photos & illustrations Edited by Julie Levinson
9781476663739 Paperback US$35.00
Feb 2017 264pp
Groucho Marx’s career as a solo performer began long 9781496810519 Paperback US$25.00
before the Marx Brothers and lasted almost until the Conversations with Filmmakers Series
end of his life, with a series of controversial sold-out
concerts in his eighties. This first ever comprehensive Since 1996, Alexander Payne has made six feature films
study of his work without his famous brothers reveals and a short segment of an omnibus movie. Although
a Groucho Marx perhaps unfamiliar to the public. Many his body of work is quantitatively small, it is qualitatively
rare photographs are included, along with new and impressive. In this first compilation of his interviews,
previously unpublished interviews. Payne muses on many subjects including his own
creative processes, his commitment to telling character-
THE THIRD REICH ON SCREEN, 1929-2015 centred stories, and his abiding admiration for movies
and directors from across decades of film history.
Bob Herzberg

Oct 2016 277pp 
9781476664262 Paperback US$39.95

For over eighty years, we’ve seen the many faces of the
Third Reich on screen, in documentaries, newsreels,
and especially fictional stories. Through studio files,
Production Code office correspondence, and the works
of noted historians and film critics, this book reveals
many of the behind-the-scenes machinations in the
making of these films.

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PERFORMING ARTS · FILM & TV 93

BAZ LUHRMANN THE WRITING DEAD
Interviews Talking Terror with TV’s Top Horror Writers

Edited by Tom Ryan Thomas Fahy

Aug 2017 159pp  May 2017 168pp 
9781496813022 Paperback US$25.00 9781496813251 Paperback US$30.00
Conversations with Filmmakers Series Television Conversations Series

Fur full details of this title, see page 57. Features thought-provoking, never-before-published
interviews with the top writers and gives the creators
ON SUNSET BOULEVARD an opportunity to delve more deeply into the subject of
The Life and Times of Billy Wilder television horror than anything found online.

Ed Sikov Northwestern University Press

May 2017 675pp  FOUR OF THE THREE MUSKETEERS
9781496812452 Paperback US$35.00 The Marx Brothers on Stage

Originally published in 1998, On Sunset Boulevard Robert S. Bader
describes the life of acclaimed filmmaker Billy Wilder
(1906-2002). This definitive biography takes the reader Oct 2016 584pp 
on a fast-paced journey from Billy Wilder’s birth outside 9780810134164 Hardback US$35.00
of Krakow to Vienna, where he grew up, to Berlin,
where he moved as a young man, and triumphantly to Before film made them international comedy legends,
Hollywood. the Marx Brothers developed their comic skills on stage
for twenty-five years. In this work Robert S. Bader offers
WONG KAR-WAI the first comprehensive history of the foursome’s hard
Interviews scrabble early years honing their act in front of live
audiences.
Edited by Silver Wai-ming Lee & Micky Lee
INTIMATIONS
Jul 2017 208pp The Cinema of Wojciech Has
9781496812841 Hardback US$60.00
Conversations with Filmmakers Series Annette Insdorf

Fans and critics alike perceive Wong Kar-wai as an May 2017 144pp, 27 b&w images
enigma. His dark glasses, his nonlinear narrations, and 9780810135048 Paperback US$24.95
his high expectations for actors all contribute to the
idea that he only makes art for a few high-brow critics. In this first study in English of a master of Polish cinema,
However, Wong’s interviews show this Hong Kong Annette Insdorf explores Wojciech Has’s thirteen feature
auteur is candid about the art of filmmaking, even films with deep insight. Intimations: The Cinema of
surprising his interlocutors by suggesting his films are Wojciech Has is the definitive guide in English to his work.
commercial and made for a popular audience.

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94 PERFORMING ARTS · FILM & TV

Purdue University Press NEW AFRICAN CINEMA

MARVELOUS BODIES Valérie K. Orlando
Italy’s New Migrant Cinema
Apr 2017 160pp 
Vetri Nathan 9780813579566 Paperback US$17.95
Quick Takes: Movies and Popular Culture
Aug 2017 290pp 
9781557537737 Paperback US$45.00 Examines the social, cultural, economic, and historical
Purdue Studies in Romance Literatures issues explored by African filmmakers from the early
post-colonial years into the new millennium. Offering
Historically a source of emigrants to Northern Europe an overview of the development of postcolonial African
and the New World, Italy has rapidly become a preferred cinema since the 1960s, Valerie K. Orlando highlights the
destination for immigrants from the global South. This variations in content and themes that reflect the socio-
book explores thirteen key full-length Italian films released cultural and political environments of filmmakers and
between 1990 and 2010 that treat this remarkable the cultures they depict.
moment of cultural role reversal through a plurality of styles.
SUPERMAN
Rutgers University Press The Persistence of an American Icon

DISNEY CULTURE Ian Gordon

John Wills Mar 2017 200pp, 30 colour illustrations
9780813587516 Paperback US$28.95
Mar 2017 140pp  Comics Culture
9780813583327 Paperback US$17.95
Quick Takes: Movies and Popular Culture For full details of this title, see page 88.

For full details of this title, see page 112. ZOMBIE CINEMA

IDA LUPINO, DIRECTOR Ian Olney
Her Art and Resilience in Times of Transition
Mar 2017 160pp 
Therese Grisham & Julie Grossman 9780813579474 Paperback US$17.95
Quick Takes: Movies and Popular Culture
May 2017 264pp, 64 photos
9780813574905 Paperback US$27.95 Charts the transformation of zombies into pop culture
icons, exploring their enormous appeal to viewers in
The first in-depth study devoted to Ida Lupino’s directorial the twenty-first century. It traces the evolution of the
work, this book makes a strong case for her as a trailblazing living dead on film, and surveys the present cinematic
feminist auteur, a filmmaker with a clear signature landscape, in which zombies have overrun every
style and an abiding interest in depicting the plights of imaginable genre from the indie comedy to the teen
postwar American women. This book not only examines romance. The book also maps the recent outbreaks of
her work as a cinematic auteur, but also offers a serious zombies on television.
consideration of her diverse and long-ranging career.
Wayne State University Press

THE APU TRILOGY
New Edition

Robin Wood
Edited by Barry Keith Grant
Preface by Richard Lippe

Oct 2016 128pp, 54 illustrations
9780814332771 Paperback US$31.99
Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Series

Film critic Robin Wood offers a persuasive detailed
reading of Satyajit Ray’s The Apu Trilogy, widely regarded
as landmarks of world cinema.

ARTS & HUMANITIES

PERFORMING ARTS · MUSIC · THEATRE 95

MUSIC The University of North Carolina Press

Barcelona Publishers BREAK BEATS IN THE BRONX
Rediscovering Hip-Hop’s Early Years
A HISTORY OF THE MUSIC THERAPY
PROFESSION Joseph Ewoodzie
Diverse Concepts and Practices
May 2017 240pp,30 halftones, 12 figures, 5 maps
Kerry L. Hryniw Byers 9781469632759 Paperback US$27.95

Dec 2016 277pp  The origin story of hip-hop - one that involves Kool Herc
9781937440954 Paperback US$32.00 DJing a house party on Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx -
has become received wisdom. But Joseph C. Ewoodzie Jr.
For full details of this title, see page 38. argues that the full story remains to be told. In vibrant
prose, he combines never-before-used archival material
with searching questions about the symbolic boundaries
that have divided our understanding of the music.

University of Michigan Press SETTLING SCORES
German Music, Denazification, and the
HEARING HARMONY Americans, 1945-1953
Toward a Tonal Theory for the Rock Era
David Monod
Christopher Doll
Oct 2016 344pp 
Apr 2017 368pp, 81 illustrations 9781469634043 Paperback US$39.95
9780472053520 Paperback US$39.95
Tracking Pop For full details of this title, see page 63.

Offers a listener-based, philosophical-psychological THEATRE
theory of harmonic effects for Anglophone popular
music since the 1950s. It begins with chords, their University Press of Mississippi
functions and characteristic hierarchies, then identifies
the most common and salient harmonic-progression DUBOSE HEYWARD
classes, or harmonic schemas. A Charleston Gentleman and the World of
Porgy and Bess
I HEAR A SYMPHONY
Motown and Crossover R&B James M. Hutchisson
Jul 2017 224pp 
J. Andrew Flory 9781496813091 Paperback US$25.00

Jun 2017 368pp, 22 musical examples, 25 halftones, and 6 tables In 1924 DuBose Heyward (1885-1940) was a
9780472036868 Paperback US$39.95 businessman absorbed in his Charleston heritage. One
Tracking Pop year later he was the world-famous author of Porgy, the
first major southern novel to portray blacks without
Opens new territory in the study of Motown’s legacy, condescension. In this full-dress biography Heyward is
arguing that the music of Motown was indelibly shaped seen for the first time as a southerner who overcame
by the ideals of Detroit’s postwar black middle class; that social restrictions to perceive humanity beyond the class
Motown’s creative personnel participated in an African- and colour lines.
American tradition of dialogism in rhythm and blues
while developing the famous “Motown Sound.”

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96 PHILOSOPHY

PHILOSOPHY Broadview Press

Academic Studies Press CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE 
Henry David Thoreau
MESSIANISM IN MEDIEVAL JEWISH
THOUGHT Edited by Robert Pepperman Taylor

Dov Schwartz Nov 2016 232pp 
9781554813018 Paperback US$12.95
Feb 2017 370pp
9781618115690 Hardback US$82.00 Robert Pepperman Taylor’s new edition clarifies the
Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah specific political and philosophical contexts in which
Thoreau composed Civil Disobedience.
For full details of this title, see page 107.
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED
Berkshire Publishing Group DISCOURSE ON METHOD 

PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION IN CHINA René Descartes
Edited by Andrew Bailey
Edited by Linsun Cheng Translated by Ian Johnston

Nov 2016 200pp  Jun 2017 100pp 
9781614729860 Paperback US$39.95 9781554813179 Paperback US$9.95
Berkshire Essentials
Broadview Anthology of Social and Political Thought Editions
Takes readers beyond the more familiar philosophical
and religious traditions that have shaped Chinese culture Fully named Discourse on the Method for Reasoning Well
from ancient to modern times to explore a wide range of and for Seeking Truth in the Sciences, this work offers
thought and belief systems, from Confucianism and the the most complete presentation and defense of René
role of philosophy in governance to folk religions and Descartes’ method of intellectual inquiry - a method
household deities. that greatly influenced both philosophical and scientific
reasoning in the early modern world. Ian Johnston’s new
Bridge21 Publications translation is modern, clear, and thoroughly annotated.

LOVE AND THOUGHT FOR THE SAKE OF ARGUMENT 
Life Confucianism as Philosophy How to Do Philosophy

Huang Yushun Robert M. Martin
Translated by Li Xuening
Nov 2016 150pp 
Jan 2017 256pp  9781554813377 Paperback US$12.95
9781626430068 Hardback US$89.99
For full details of this title, see page 56.
There is a philosophical mission to return life
to Confucianism, restoring and reconstructing The Catholic University of America Press
Confucianism in the perspective of a comparison
between Confucianism and Husserl’s Phenomenology, CHILDREN OF GOD IN THE WORLD
and reduces the features of life to the essence of a An Introduction to Theological Anthropology
thing, but returns to life as the essence of Being. The
author rejects the idea of post-philosophy in order to Paul O’Callaghan
reconstruct the metaphysical and the post-metaphysical
gradations of Confucianism. Nov 2016 592pp 
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For full details of this title, see page 108.

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PHILOSOPHY 97

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED The University of North Carolina Press
ENGAGING THE TIMES
The Witness of Thomism WILLIAM JAMES
Psychical Research and the Challenge of
Edited by Joshua Schulz Modernity

Jan 2017 295pp  Krister Knapp
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anniversary of Jacques Maritain’s Pour la Justice, in which
the French Thomist and future drafter of the Universal In this insightful new book on the remarkable William
Declaration of Human Rights grappled with the moral, James, the American psychologist and philosopher,
political, and religious challenges facing Europe in the Krister Dylan Knapp provides the first deeply historical
aftermath of World War II. and acutely analytical account of James’s psychical
research. Knapp uses new sources to argue that psychical
American Maritain Association Publications was crucial to his familial and professional relationships,
the fashioning of his unique intellectual disposition, and
DEFINING PLATONISM the shaping of his core doctrines.
Essays In Honor of the 75th Birthday of
John M. Dillon Northwestern University Press

Edited by John F. Finamore & Sarah Klitenic Wear HEGEL AND SPINOZA
Substance and Negativity
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dialogues themselves, to Middle and Neoplatonic Diaeresis
interpretations of Plato’s writings, to modern uses of
Platonism. As a philosophical movement, Platonism is Contemporary materialist philosophy is either Spinozist
broadly conceived, covering schools and philosophers or Hegelian. This work both traces the historical
beginning with Plato and his immediate followers and elements of the alternatives and explains contemporary
extending through contemporary philosophers. discussions as its variation, persuasively demonstrating
throughout that the best way to read Hegel and Spinoza
Franciscan University Press is not in opposition or contrast, but together: as Hegel
and Spinoza.
HELL AND THE MERCY OF GOD
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED
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The Hermeneutics and Phenomenology
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music of George Gershwin. He presents a philosophical Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
theology, grounded in Scripture, of the nature of
goodness and evil, exploring various types of pain, the Alarming environmental degradation makes ever more
seven capital sins, the resurrection of the body, the urgent the reconciliation of political economy and
meaning of mammon, the core meaning of idolatry, the sustainability. This work examines how the landed
psychology of Satan and those who choose his path, and basis of human existence converges with economics,
the moral responsibility of the human person. and it offers a persuasive new conception of land that
transcends the flawed and inadequate accounts in
classical and neoclassical economics.

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98 PHILOSOPHY

THE EMERGING GOOD IN FOLLOWING KOHLBERG
PLATO’S PHILEBUS Liberalism and the Practice of Democratic
Community
John V. Garner
Donald R.C. Reed
Jul 2017 192pp 
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For full details of this title, see page 69. Revisions, Vol. 15

THE LOGIC OF BEING Most moral philosophers and psychologists have missed
Realism, Truth, and Time something crucial in the work of Lawrence Kohlberg
(1927-87), best known for his theory of stages of moral
Paul Livingston development. In this work, Donald R.C. Reed clearly
illustrates how the Kohlbergian project has much to
Jul 2017 280pp  offer the crucial debate about moral psychology and
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responsibility.
Examines the relationship of truth and time from a
perspective that draws on Martin Heidegger’s inquiry FREEDOM AND TRADITION IN HEGEL
into the question of being, as well as twentieth- Reconsidering Anthropology, Ethics,
century analytic philosophy of language and logic. Paul and Religion
Livingston extends his concept of “metaformal realism”
into a “temporal realism” that accounts for the reality of Thomas A Lewis
temporal change and becoming while also preserving
realism about logic and truth. Oct 2016 272pp 
9780268159719 Paperback US$35.00
University of Notre Dame Press
Stands at the intersection of three vital currents in
APOCALYPSE DEFERRED contemporary ethics: debates over philosophical
Girard and Japan anthropology and its significance for ethics, reevaluations
of tradition and modernity, and a resurgence of interest in
Edited by Jeremiah L. Alberg Hegel. Thomas A. Lewis engages these three streams of
thought in light of Hegel’s recently published Vorlesungen
Jun 2017 294pp  über die Philosophie des Geistes.
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GOD AT THE CROSSROADS OF
The thought of René Girard on violence, sacrifice, and WORLDVIEWS
mimetic theory has exerted a strong influence on Toward a Different Debate About the
Japanese scholars. In this collection of essays, originating Existence of God
from a Tokyo conference on violence and religion,
scholars call on Girardian ideas to address apocalyptic Paul Seungoh Chung
events that have marked Japan’s recent history as well as
other aspects of, primarily, Japanese literature and culture. Sep 2016 304pp 
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Debates about the existence of God persist but remain
at an impasse between opposing answers. This work
reframes the debate from a new perspective, characterising
the way these positions have been defined and defended
not as wrong, per se, but rather as odd or awkward.

ARTS & HUMANITIES
PHILOSOPHY 99

RECOVERING NATURE THE PRISONER’S PHILOSOPHY
Essays in Natural Philosophy, Ethics, and Life and Death in Boethius’s Consolation
Metaphysics in Honor of Ralph McInerny
Joel C. Relihan
Edited by John P. O’Callaghan & Thomas S. Hibbs
Oct 2016 240pp 
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For full details of this title, see page 69.
The recovery of nature has been a unifying and
enduring aim of the writings of Ralph McInerny. In WHAT IS ETHICALLY DEMANDED?
his persistent, clear, and creative defenses of natural K. E. Løgstrup’s Philosophy of Moral Life
theology and natural law, McInerny has appealed to
nature to establish a dialogue between theists and Edited by Hans Fink & Robert Stern
non-theists, to contribute to the moral and political
renewal of American culture, and to provide some of the Jun 2017 396pp 
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REVERENCE FOR THE RELATIONS OF LIFE This collection of essays by leading international
Re-imagining Pragmatism via Josiah Royce’s philosophers considers central themes in the ethics of
Interactions with Peirce, James, and Dewey Danish philosopher Knud Ejler Løgstrup (1905-1981).
Løgstrup was a Lutheran theologian much influenced by
Frank M. Oppenheim phenomenology and by strong currents in Danish culture,
to which he himself made important contributions.
Dec 2016 520pp 
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Josiah Royce and William James lived in Cambridge, PLOTINUS ENNEAD II.9:
Massachusetts, on Irving Street, just two doors apart, while AGAINST THE GNOSTICS
Charles Peirce grew up just a few blocks away. In nearby Translation, with an Introduction, and
Vermont, John Dewey was born and educated. By tracing Commentary
the interactions of Royce (1855-1916) with James, Peirce,
and Dewey, Oppenheim hopes to “re-imagine pragmatism” Sebastian Gertz
in a way that will highlight Royce’s key insights.
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Directions for the Journey to Happiness The Enneads of Plotinus

John Rziha How was the universe created, and what is our place
within it? These are the questions at the heart of Against
Jun 2017 480pp, 8 tables the Gnostics. For the Gnostics, the universe came into
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- it is the evil outcome of a botched creation. Plotinus
For full details of this title, see page 109. challenges this, and insists that the soul’s creation of the
world is the necessary consequence of its contemplation
THE PERSON AND THE COMMON GOOD of the ideal forms.

Jacques Maritain
Translated by John J. Fitzgerald

Dec 2016 108pp 
9780268160081 Hardback US$50.00

Originally published in 1947, this is Jacques Maritain’s
clearest and most sustained treatment of the person. He
asks whether the person is simply the self and nothing
more. Presenting with moving insight the relations
between man, as a person and as an individual, and the
society of which he is a part, Maritain’s treatment of a
lasting topic speaks to this generation as well as those
to come.

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University of Pittsburgh Press Sapientia Press

ESPIONAGE, STATECRAFT, AND THE THOMISM AND PREDESTINATION
THEORY OF REPORTING Principles and Disputations
A Philosophical Essay on Intelligence
Management Edited by Steven A. Long, Roger W. Nutt & Joseph White

Nicholas Rescher Dec 2016 336pp 
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May 2017 168pp 
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A general introduction to the theory of reporting, with a The University of South Carolina Press
special emphasis on national security reporting, particularly
military and diplomatic reporting, drawing on examples LOGOS WITHOUT RHETORIC
from historical accounts of espionage and statecraft from The Arts of Language before Plato
the Second World War. Rescher discusses various issues
pertaining to the production and reception of reports. Edited by Robin Reames
Foreword by Edward Schiappa
FREE WILL AND THE HUMAN SCIENCES IN
BRITAIN, 1870-1910 May 2017 208pp 
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Roger Smith Studies in Rhetoric/Communication

Dec 2016 288pp For full details of this title, see page 69.
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Science & Culture in the Nineteenth Century Southern Illinois University Press

From the late nineteenth century onwards religion LEVINAS’S RHETORICAL DEMAND
gave way to science as the dominant force in society. The Unending Obligation of Communication
This led to a questioning of the principle of free will. Ethics
Smith takes an in-depth look at the problem of free will
through the prism of different disciplines. His subtly Ronald C. Arnett
nuanced navigation through these arguments has much Foreword by Algis Mickunas
to contribute to our understanding of Victorian and
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SCIENTIFIC PLURALISM RECONSIDERED
A New Approach to the (Dis)Unity of Science Philosopher Emmanuel Levinas’s ethics as first
philosophy explicates a human obligation and
Stéphanie Ruphy responsibility to and for the Other that is an unending
and an imperfect commitment. In this work, Ronald C.
Nov 2016 208pp  Arnett underscores the profundity of Levinas’s insights
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natural kinds, and scientific classifications.

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POLITICS & INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 101

POLITICS & INTERNATIONAL CALLING THE SHOTS
RELATIONS The President, Executive Orders, and
Public Policy
Broadview Press
Daniel P. Gitterman
CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE
Henry David Thoreau Nov 2016 200pp 
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Edited by Robert Pepperman Taylor
The US Constitution lays out three hypothetically equal
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as head of the executive branch, has emerged as the
For full details of this title, see page 96. usually dominant political and administrative force at
the federal level. In fact, Daniel Gitterman tells us, the
president effectively is the CEO of an enormous federal
bureaucracy.

Brookings Institution Press CHINA’S GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT
Cooperation, Competition, and Influence in
BEYOND SNOWDEN the 21st Century
Privacy, Mass Surveillance, and the Struggle
to Reform the NSA Edited by Jacques deLisle & Avery Goldstein

Timothy H. Edgar May 2017 365pp 
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May 2017 166pp 
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international stage. China specialists from around the
America’s mass surveillance programs, once secret, world explore key issues raised by a changing China’s
can no longer be ignored. While Edward Snowden interaction with a changing world. They chronicle China’s
began the process in 2013 with his leaks of top secret emergence as a more capable actor whose engagement
documents, the Obama administration’s own reforms is reshaping international affairs in many dimensions.
have also helped bring the National Security Agency and
its programs of signals intelligence collection out of the ESCAPING THE ESCAPE
shadows. The real question is: What should we do about Towards Solutions for the Migrant Crisis
mass surveillance?
Edited by Bertelsmann Stiftung
BROOKINGS BIG IDEAS FOR AMERICA
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Jan 2017 280pp Contains a collection of essays from authors from
9780815731313 Hardback US$19.99 different countries, in particular, from the countries of
origin of refugees. In these essays, authors analyse the
As a new administration takes office, what are the biggest individual crisis regions at Europe’s front door and make
issues facing America? The Brookings Institution offers concrete and practice-oriented proposals to improve
answers to that question in this volume, which continues and/or change the situation.
the Brookings tradition of providing each incoming
administration with a non-partisan analysis of the major Bertelsmann Stiftung
domestic and foreign questions confronting America.

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PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED TURKEY AND THE WEST
GLOBAL CITIES  Faultlines in a Troubled Alliance

A Short History Kemal Kirisci
Greg Clark
Jul 2017 200pp 
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The Short Histories
Argues that domestic and regional realities are now
Examines the enduring forces - such as trade, migration, edging Turkey toward improving its relations with the
war and technology - that have enabled some cities West. A better understanding of these developments
to emerge from the pack into global leadership. Much will be critical in devising an updated US strategy
more than an historical review, Clark’s book looks to the toward Turkey and its neighborhood. This book
future, examining the trends that are transforming cities discusses the challenges and opportunities for the next
around the world as well as the new challenges all global US administration of re-engaging with a sometimes-
cities increasingly will face. troublesome, yet long-time ally.

MARIJUANA The Chinese University Press
A Short History
HOW THE RED SUN ROSE
John Hudak The Origin and Development of the Yanan
Rectification Movement, 1930-1945
Oct 2016 100pp 
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the United States and around the world. The Case of Hong Kong

THE MARSHALL PLAN AND THE SHAPING Edited by Maggie Lau
OF AMERICAN STRATEGY
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Seventy years ago, in the wake of World War II, the US
did something almost unprecedented in world history: it
launched and paid for an economic aid plan to restore a
continent reeling from war. In his foreword to this book,
Brookings president Strobe Talbott reviews the global
context in which the Truman administration pushed the
Marshall Plan through Congress, as well as Brookings’
role in that process.

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CN Times Inc. ISEAS Publishing

XI JINPING’S CHINA RENAISSANCE THE GEOPOLITICS OF XI JINPING’S
Historical Mission and Great Power Strategy CHINESE DREAM

Edited by Ross Terrill Problems and Prospects
David Arase
Dec 2016 250pp
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This book for the first time makes it clear that Xi Jinping’s Trends in Southeast Asia
historical missions are to complete the three leading
ideals of Chinese governance - the governance of the Viewing China’s current relations with neighbours in the
ruling party, nation and the global community; to avoid East Asian littoral from geopolitical and macrohistorical
two pitfalls - the middle-income trap and Thucydides’ perspectives enables us to evaluate China’s current
Trap; and to achieve a big leap - to jump over from the prospects for advancing its “peaceful rise”. Today the ruling
developing to developed countries and achieve the great Communist Party of China (CPC) articulates a Chinese
renaissance of the Chinese nation. Dream that envisions a new age of Asian predominance to
match China’s memory of past golden ages.

Hoover Institution Press LEARNING DIPLOMACY
Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam
NEW FROM GEORGE P. SHULTZ Diplomats in ASEAN

BLUEPRINT FOR AMERICA Deepak Nair

Edited by George P. Shultz Jan 2017 32pp
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As they pursue modernist state projects, diplomats too
The American ability to inspire - which we must yield to experiences of learning and redefinition
call exceptionalism - is not automatic. It takes to express (and enable) the project of international
continued efforts to be realized in a changing world. “integration”. This paper examines such processes of
In this book, scholars at the Hoover Institution offer learning and redefinition by studying the effects and
a series of accessible policy ideas for civic, economic, consequences of immersion in English-based ASEAN
and security architecture that would shore up the multilateral work for the diplomats of CLMV states.
long-term foundations of American strengths.

LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCE  ISI Books

George P. Shultz A POPE AND A PRESIDENT
John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the
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experiences that have influenced his worldview. changed the course of world history. Kengor shows
that the bonds between the pope and the president ran
deeper than anyone has suspected, and that these bonds
drove them to confront what they saw as the great evil
of the twentieth century: Soviet communism.

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The University Press of Kentucky THE MANAGEMENT OF UN PEACEKEEPING
Coordination, Learning, and Leadership in
PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED Peace Operations
NIXON’S BACK CHANNEL TO MOSCOW
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what has widely been heralded as the apex of détente, confronted both in the office and in the field.
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president’s legacy. In this work, leading scholars and national latest events in Syria, Turkey and Iraq.
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PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED FREEING THE ANIMALS
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REINTEGRATION Animal Liberation Front
Theory and Practice
Jon Hochschartner
Desmond Molloy
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Drawing on his extensive experience in the field, launched an extremist movement that continues to use
Desmond Molloy considers these questions as he traces intimidation and economic sabotage to advance its cause.
the evolution of DDR theory and practice from the mid-
1980s to the present.


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