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Archive for the 'New Book Tuesday' Category

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: The Newest from Donald Keene, Essays by Abe Kobo and More!

The First Modern Japanese, Donald Keene

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

The First Modern Japanese: The Life of Ishikawa Takuboku
Donald Keene

The Frontier Within: Essays by Abe Kobo (Now available in paper)
Abe Kobo; Edited, translated, and with an introduction by Richard F. Calichman

Global Cinematic Cities: New Landscapes of Film and Media
Edited by Johan Andersson and Lawrence Webb
(Wallflower Press)

Recognition and Ethics in World Literature: Religion, Violence, and the Human
Vincent van Bever Donker
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

New Book Tuesday: the Madhouse Effect, the Psychic Cost of Free Markets, Chinese History and Culture, and More!

The Madhouse Effect

The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy
Michael E. Mann and Tom Toles

Capitalism and Desire: The Psychic Cost of Free Markets
Todd McGowan

Chinese History and Culture: Sixth Century B.C.E. to Seventeenth Century
Ying-shih Yü, with the Editorial Assistance of Josephine Chiu-Duke and Michael S. Duke

The Shenzi Fragments: A Philosophical Analysis and Translation
Eirik Lang Harris

Democracy: A Reader, second edition
Edited by Ricardo Blaug and John Schwarzmantel

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Badiou on Heidegger, Broken Tablets, Homecomings, and More New Books!

Heidegger: His Life and His Philosophy, Alain Badiou

Heidegger: His Life and His Philosophy
Alain Badiou and Barbara Cassin; Translated by Susan Spitzer

Broken Tablets: Levinas, Derrida, and the Literary Afterlife of Religion
Sarah Hammerschlag

Homecomings: The Belated Return of Japan’s Lost Soldiers
Yoshikuni Igarashi

Centrifugal Empire: Central–Local Relations in China
Jae Ho Chung

The Philosophy of the Mòzi: The First Consequentialists
Chris Fraser

The Evolution of the Global Terrorist Threat: From 9/11 to Osama bin Laden’s Death (Now available in paper)
Edited by Bruce Hoffman and Fernando Reinares

Reading Style: A Life in Sentences (Now available in paper)
Jenny Davidson

Recovering Place: Reflections on Stone Hill (Now available in paper)
Mark C. Taylor

Starve and Immolate: The Politics of Human Weapons (Now available in paper)
Banu Bargu

Fast Forward: The Future(s) of the Cinematic Arts
Holly Willis
(Wallflower Press)

A History of Modern Chinese Fiction
C. T. Hsia
(The Chinese University Press)

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: A New Book by Eric Kandel, The Miracle Myth, Learning to Kneel and More!

Eric Kandel, Reductionism in Art and Brain Science

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Reductionism in Art and Brain Science: Bridging the Two Cultures
Eric R. Kandel

The Miracle Myth: Why Belief in the Resurrection and the Supernatural Is Unjustified
Larry Shapiro

Learning to Kneel: Noh, Modernism, and Journeys in Teaching
Carrie Preston

Unspeakable Histories: Film and the Experience of Catastrophe
William Guynn

Negotiating Languages: Urdu, Hindi, and the Definition of Modern South Asia
Walter N. Hakala

Blood: A Critique of Christianity (Now available in paper)
Gil Anidjar

Fast Forward: The Future(s) of the Cinematic Arts
Holly Willis
(Wallflower Press)

From New National to World Literature: Essays and Reviews
Bruce King
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Althusser, Michael Jackson, Political Fact-Checking, and More!

Louis Althusser, Psychoanalysis and the Human Sciences

Our new books now available:

Psychoanalysis and the Human Sciences
Louis Althusser; Translated by Steven Rendall; Foreword by Pascale Gillot; Preface by Olivier Corpet and François Matheron

As Wide as the World Is Wise: Reinventing Philosophical Anthropology
Michael Jackson

Deciding What’s True: The Rise of Political Fact-Checking in American Journalism
Lucas Graves

Governance in the New Global Disorder: Politics for a Post-Sovereign Society
Daniel Innerarity; Foreword by Saskia Sassen; Translated by Sandra Kingery

Sport: A Biological, Philosophical, and Cultural Perspective
Jay Schulkin

Sex Trafficking in the United States: Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice
Andrea J. Nichols

Research Methods in Child Welfare (Now available in paper)
Amy J. L. Baker and Benjamin S. Charvat

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: The Conversational Firm, Love in the Dark, Carceral Fantasies, and More!

The Conversational Fim, Catherine J. Turco

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

The Conversational Firm: Rethinking Bureaucracy in the Age of Social Media
Catherine J. Turco

The Antiegalitarian Mutation: The Failure of Institutional Politics in Liberal Democracies
Nadia Urbinati and Arturo Zampaglione; Translated by Martin Thom

Love in the Dark: Philosophy by Another Name
Diane Enns

Jews and the American Religious Landscape
Uzi Rebhun

Carceral Fantasies: Cinema and Prison in Early Twentieth-Century America
Alison Griffiths

What’s the Use of Truth? (Now available in paper)
Richard Rorty and Pascal Engel; Translated by William McCuaig

The Metamorphoses of Fat: A History of Obesity (Now available in paper)
Georges Vigarello; Translated by C. Jon Delogu

Deaths in Venice: The Cases of Gustav von Aschenbach (Now available in paper)
Philip Kitcher

The Tale of Hansuli Turn
Tarashankar Bandyopadhyay. Translated by Ben Conisbee Baer

The Return of the Unicorns: The Natural History and Conservation of the Greater One-Horned Rhinoceros (Now available in paper)
Eric Dinerstein. Foreword by George B. Schaller

American Mobilities: Geographies of Class, Race, and Gender in US Culture
Julia Leyda
(Transcript-Verlag)

Art Unlimited?: Dynamics and Paradoxes of a Globalizing Art World
Franz Schultheis, Erwin Single, Raphaela Köfeler, and Thomas Mazzurana
(Transcript-Verlag)

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Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Warren Buffett’s Investments, A World of Medicinal Plants, Friendship Reconsidered, and More!

The Book of Value

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Book of Value: The Fine Art of Investing Wisely
Anurag Sharma

Nature’s Pharmacopeia: A World of Medicinal Plants
Dan Choffnes

Inside the Investments of Warren Buffett: Twenty Cases
Yefei Lu

For Nirvana: 108 Zen Sijo Poems
Cho Oh-Hyun. Translated by Heinz Insu Fenkl. Introduction by Kwon Youngmin.

Friendship Reconsidered: What It Means and How It Matters to Politics
P. E. Digeser

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: New from East European Monographs

The Politics of Genocide: The Holocaust in Hungary

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

The Politics of Genocide: The Holocaust in Hungary
Randolph L. Braham
(East European Monographs)

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

New Book Tuesday! The Company and the Shogun

The Company and the Shogun

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

The Company and the Shogun: The Dutch Encounter with Tokugawa Japan (Now available in paper)
Adam Clulow

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Appetite for Innovation, The Psycho Records, and More New Books!

Appetite for Innovation

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Appetite for Innovation: Creativity and Change at elBulli
M. Pilar Opazo

Reimagining the Human Service Relationship
Edited by Jaber F. Gubrium, Tone Alm Andreassen, and Per Koren Solvang

Friends and Other Strangers: Studies in Religion, Ethics, and Culture
Richard B. Miller

Rethinking Investment Incentives: Trends and Policy Options
Edited by Ana Teresa Tavares-Lehmann, Perrine Toledano, Lise Johnson, and Lisa Sachs

Ecosickness in Contemporary U.S. Fiction: Environment and Affect (Now available in paper)
Heather Houser

The Psycho Records
Laurence Rickels
(Wallflower Press)

Cinéma Militant: Political Filmmaking and May 1968
Paul Douglas Grant
(Wallflower Press)

The Perfect Dictatorship: China in the 21st Century
Stein Ringen
(Hong Kong University Press)

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Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Irigaray and Marder on Vegetal Being, and More New Books!

Through Vegetal Being, by Luce Irigary and Michael Marder

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Through Vegetal Being: Two Philosophical Perspectives
Luce Irigaray and Michael Marder

In Defense of Religious Moderation (now available in paper)
William Egginton

Queer Identities and Politics in Germany: A History, 1880–1945
Clayton J. Whisnant
(Harrington Park Press)

London’s Polish Borders: Transnationalizing Class and Ethnicity Among Polish Migrants in London
Michal P. Garapich
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

New Books This Week: Exhaustion, The Evolution of Money, and More!

Exhaustion, Anna K. Schaffner

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Exhaustion: A History
Anna K. Schaffner

The Evolution of Money
David Orrell, Roman Chlupatý

LoveKnowledge: The Life of Philosophy from Socrates to Derrida
Roy Brand

Commerce with the Universe: Africa, India, and the Afrasian Imagination (Now avaiable in paper)
Gaurav Desai

Blade Runner
Sean Redmond
(Auteur)

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Jon Towlson
(Auteur)

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: 17 Thoughts about Language, Eric Rohmer, and More!

I Speak, Therefore I  Am, Andrea Moro

I Speak, Therefore I Am: Seventeen Thoughts About Language
Andrea Moro; Translated by Ian Roberts

Éric Rohmer: A Biography
Antoine de Baecque and Noël Herpe; Translated by Steven Rendall and Lisa Neal

The Manhattan Project: Big Science and the Atom Bomb (Now available in paper)
Jeff Hughes

The Arab City: Architecture and Representation
Edited by Amale Andraos and Nora Akawi
(Columbia Books on Architecture and the City)

Watts in the Desert: Pioneering Solar Farming in Australia’s Outback
Lex Fullarton
(ibidem Press)

Limits of a Post-Soviet State: How Informality Replaces, Renegotiates, and Reshapes Governance in Contemporary Ukraine
Abel Polese. Foreword by Colin Williams
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

New Book Tuesday!: Dinosaurs, Freedom Schools, and More!

Dinosaurs: The Textbook

Dinosaurs: The Textbook
Spencer G. Lucas

The Freedom Schools: Student Activists in the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement
Jon N. Hale

The Winemaker’s Hand: Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir (Now available in paper)
Natalie Berkowitz

Transgression in Anglo-American Cinema: Gender, Sex, and the Deviant Body
Edited by Joel Gwynne
(Wallflower Press)

Projecting Race: Postwar America, Civil Rights, and Documentary Film
Stephen Charbonneau
(Wallflower Press)

Studying Hammer Horror
Victoria Grace Walden
(Auteur)

The Empress and the Heavenly Masters: A Study of the Ordination Scroll of Empress Zhang (1493)
Luk Yu-ping
(The Chinese University Press)

Post-Communist Sinology in Transformation: Views from the Czech Republic, Mongolia, Poland, and Russia
Edited by Chih-yu Shih
(The Chinese University Press)

Sinologists as Translators in the Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries
Edited by Lawrence Wang-chi Wong and Bernhard Fuehrer
(The Chinese University Press)

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Retreat from a Rising Sea, Karl Polanyi, and More!

Retreat from the Rising Sea

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Retreat from a Rising Sea: Hard Choices in an Age of Climate Change
Orrin H. Pilkey, Linda Pilkey-Jarvis, and Keith C. Pilkey

Karl Polanyi: A Life on the Left
Gareth Dale

The Origins of Neoliberalism: Modeling the Economy from Jesus to Foucault
Dotan Leshem

Immigrant and Refugee Children and Families: Culturally Responsive Practice
Edited by Alan J. Dettlaff and Rowena Fong

Transpacific Community: America, China, and the Rise and Fall of a Cultural Network
Richard Jean So

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Laruelle, The Other Catholics, Auge, Hunting Girls, and More New Books!

Francois Laruelle, Theory of Identities

Theory of Identities
François Laruelle; Translated by Alyosha Edlebi

The Other Catholics: Remaking America’s Largest Religion
Julie Byrne

Everyone Dies Young: Time Without Age
Marc Augé. Translated by Jody Gladding

Hunting Girls: Sexual Violence from The Hunger Games to Campus Rape
Kelly Oliver

When Movies Were Theater: Architecture, Exhibition, and the Evolution of American Film
William Paul

The Taliban’s Virtual Emirate: The Culture and Psychology of an Online Militant Community
Neil Krishan Aggarwal

A Book to Burn and a Book to Keep (Hidden): Selected Writings
Li Zhi; Edited by Rivi Handler-Spitz, Pauline Lee, and Haun Saussy

School-Linked Services: Promoting Equity for Children, Families, and Communities
Laura R. Bronstein and Susan E. Mason. Foreword by Jane Quinn

Religion and the Specter of the West: Sikhism, India, Postcoloniality, and the Politics of Translation (Now available in paper)
Arvind-Pal S. Mandair

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: The Sierra Club, Plots, The Red Guard, and More!

The Man Who Built the Sierra Club

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

The Man Who Built the Sierra Club: A Life of David Brower
Robert Wyss

Plots
Robert L. Belknap

The Red Guard Generation and Political Activism in China
Guobin Yang

Studies on the Iranian World: Before Islam
Edited by Anna Krasnowolska and Renata Rusek-Kowalska
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Black Gods of the Asphalt, Ranciere, Stiglitz, and More New Books!

Black Gods of the Asphalt

Black Gods of the Asphalt: Religion, Hip-Hop, and Street Basketball
Onaje X. O. Woodbine

Not So Different: Finding Human Nature in Animals
Nathan H. Lents

Recognition or Disagreement: A Critical Encounter on the Politics of Freedom, Equality, and Identity
Axel Honneth and Jacques Rancière

Too Little, Too Late: The Quest to Resolve Sovereign Debt Crises
Edited by Martin Guzman, José Antonio Ocampo, and Joseph E. Stiglitz

Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet
Edited by Ted Fendt
(Austrian Film Museum)

Ageing and Technology: Perspectives from the Social Sciences
Edited by Emma Domínguez-Rué and Linda Nierling
(Transcript-Verlag)

Enterprising Migrants in Berlin
Baris Ülker
(Transcript-Verlag)

Precarious Alliances: Cultures of Participation in Print and Other Media
Edited by Martin Butler, Albrecht Hausmann, and Anton Kirchhofer
(Transcript-Verlag)

ReClaiming Participation: Technology – Mediation – Collectivity
Edited by Mathias Denecke, Anne Ganzert, Isabell Otto, and Robert Stock
(Transcript-Verlag)

Spaces and Identities in Border Regions: Policies – Media – Subjects
Edited by Christian Wille, Rachel Reckinger, Sonja Kmec, and Markus Hesse
(Transcript-Verlag)

Urban Transformations in the U.S.A.: Spaces, Communities, Representations
Edited by Julia Sattler
(Transcript-Verlag)

Beckett, Lacan, and the Voice
Llewellyn Brown. Foreword by Jean-Michel Rabaté
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

New Book Tuesday! Judith Butler & Co, Abraham Lincoln’s Secret Life, The Five Horsemen, Economic Thought, & More!

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

What Is a People?

What Is a People?
Alain Badiou, Pierre Bourdieu, Judith Butler, Georges Didi-Huberman, Sadri Khiari, and Jacques Rancière

Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln: The Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed
Charles B. Strozier

The Five Horsemen of the Modern World: Climate, Food, Water, Disease, and Obesity
Daniel Callahan

Economic Thought: A Brief History
Heinz D. Kurz. Translated by Jeremiah Riemer

Political Responsibility: Responding to Predicaments of Power
Antonio Y. Vázquez-Arroyo

Light and Dark: A Novel (Now available in paper)
Natsume Soseki; Translated by John Nathan

The Star as Icon: Celebrity in the Age of Mass Consumption (Now available in paper)
Daniel Herwitz

Mediating Mobility: Visual Anthropology in the Age of Migration
Steffen Köhn
(Wallflower Press)

The Culmination of Conflict: The Ukrainian-Polish Civil War and the Expulsion of Ukrainians After the Second World War
Stephen Rapawy
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

New Book Tuesday: Central Park Trees and Landscapes, Classical Indian Aesthetics, Social Work Science, and More New Books!

Central Park Trees and Landscapes

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Central Park Trees and Landscapes: A Guide to New York City’s Masterpiece
Edward Sibley Barnard and Neil Calvanese

A Rasa Reader: Classical Indian Aesthetics
Translated and edited by Sheldon Pollock

Social Work Science
Ian Shaw

The Matchmaker, the Apprentice, and the Football Fan: More Stories of China
Zhu Wen. Translated by Julia Lovell

Grassroots Fascism: The War Experience of the Japanese People
Yoshimi Yoshiaki. Translated by Ethan Mark

A Korean War Captive in Japan, 1597–1600: The Writings of Kang Hang
Edited by JaHyun Kim Haboush and Kenneth R. Robinson

Cultures of Representation: Disability in World Cinema Contexts
Edited by Benjamin Fraser
(Wallflower Press)