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Archive for the 'New Book Tuesday' Category

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

New Book Tuesday: China’s Green Religion, Robert K. Merton, Currency Conflict and Trade Policy, and More!

China's Green Religion

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

China’s Green Religion: Daoism and the Quest for a Sustainable Future
James Miller

Now available in paperback:
Robert K. Merton: Sociology of Science and Sociology as Science
Edited by Craig Calhoun

Currency Conflict and Trade Policy: A New Strategy for the United States
C. Fred Bergsten and Joseph E. Gagnon
(Peterson Institute for International Economics)

The Sublime Continuum Super-Commentary (theg pa chen po rgyud bla ma’i tīkka) with the Sublime Continuum Treatise Commentary (Mahāyānottaratantraśāstravyākhyā; theg pa chen po rgyud bla ma’i bstan bcos rnam par bshad pa)
Gyaltsap Dharma Rinchen, Maitreyanātha, and Āryāsanga. Introduction and Translation by Marty Bo Jiang. Edited by Robert A.F. Thurman and Thomas F. Yarnall.
(American Institute of Buddhist Studies)

A People’s History of India 14: Economic History of India, AD 1206-1526, The Period of the Delhi Sultanate and the Vijayanagara Empire
Irfan Habib. Published in association with the Aligarh Historians Society.
(Tulika Books) (more…)

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: The Scaffolding of Sovereignty, The Seventh Sense, and More!

The Scaffolding of Sovereignty

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Scaffolding of Sovereignty: Global and Aesthetic Perspectives on the History of a Concept
Edited by Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, Stefanos Geroulanos, and Nicole Jerr

Now available in paperback:
The Seventh Sense: How Flashes of Insight Change Your Life
William Duggan

Now available in paperback:
Courtesans and Opium: Romantic Illusions of the Fool of Yangzhou
Anonymous. Translated by Patrick Hanan.

The Right Balance for Banks: Theory and Evidence on Optimal Capital Requirements
William R. Cline
(Peterson Institute for International Economics)

The Artful Aussie Tax Dodger: 100 Years of Tax Reform in Australia
Lex Fullarton
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Abe Kobo, Diana Trilling, Paul Milgrom, and More!

Beasts Head for Home

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Beasts Head for Home: A Novel
Abe Kōbō. Translated by Richard F. Calichman.

The Untold Journey: The Life of Diana Trilling
Natalie Robins

Discovering Prices: Auction Design in Markets with Complex Constraints
Paul Milgrom

Now available in paperback:
A Hunger for Aesthetics: Enacting the Demands of Art
Michael Kelly

The Children’s Film: Genre, Nation, and Narrative
Noel Brown
(Wallflower Press)

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Rapture, Global Jihad, African American Political Thought, Becoming a Rock Musician, and More!


Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Rapture: A Novel
Iliazd. Translated by Thomas J. Kitson.

Nexus of Global Jihad: Understanding Cooperation Among Terrorist Actors
Assaf Moghadam

Struggle on Their Minds: The Political Thought of African American Resistance
Alex Zamalin

Venture Investing in Science
Douglas W. Jamison and Stephen R. Waite. Foreword by Mark Anderson.

Contemporary Drift: Genre, Historicism, and the Problem of the Present
Theodore Martin

On Becoming a Rock Musician
H. Stith Bennett. Foreword by Howard S. Becker. (more…)

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Philadelphia Trees, Journalistic Authority, Frontiers of Sovereign Investment, and More!

Journalistic Authority

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Philadelphia Trees: A Field Guide to the City and the Surrounding Delaware Valley
Edward S. Barnard, Paul W. Meyer, and Catriona Briger

Journalistic Authority: Legitimating News in the Digital Era
Matt Carlson

The New Frontiers of Sovereign Investment
Edited by Malan Rietveld and Perrine Toledano

Frustrated Democracy in Post-Soviet Azerbaijan
Audrey L. Altstadt

The Limits of Westernization: A Cultural History of America in Turkey
Perin E. Gürel

Now available in paperback:
A None’s Story: Searching for Meaning Inside Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, and Islam
Corinna Nicolaou

Deep Red
Alexia Kannas
(Wallflower Press)

Cannibal Holocaust
Calum Waddell

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Business in the Age of Activism, Lone Wolf Terrorism, Extinction Studies, and More!

Extinction Studies

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Shapeholders: Business Success in the Age of Activism
Mark R. Kennedy

The Age of Lone Wolf Terrorism
Mark S. Hamm and Ramón Spaaij. Foreword by Simon Cottee.

Extinction Studies: Stories of Time, Death, and Generations
Edited by Deborah Bird Rose, Thom van Dooren, and Matthew Chrulew. Foreword by Cary Wolfe.

Journalistic Authority: Legitimating News in the Digital Era
Matt Carlson

Now available in paperback:
After the American Century: The Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East
Brian T. Edwards

Now available in paperback:
The Lioness in Winter: Writing an Old Woman’s Life
Ann Burack-Weiss

Now available in paperback:
Encountering Religion: Responsibility and Criticism After Secularism
Tyler Roberts

An Interesting Life, So Far: Memoirs of Literary and Musical Peregrinations
Bruce King
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Quarks to Culture, Three Generations of a Harlem Family, The Battle Over Addiction Treatment, and More!

Quarks to Culture

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Quarks to Culture: How We Came to Be
Tyler Volk

Down the Up Staircase: Three Generations of a Harlem Family
Bruce D. Haynes and Syma Solovitch

The Recovery Revolution: The Battle Over Addiction Treatment in the United States
Claire D. Clark

Now available in paperback:
Henry George and the Crisis of Inequality: Progress and Poverty in the Gilded Age
Edward O’Donnell

Now available in paperback:
Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers
Sheldon Krimsky

Handbook of LGBT Tourism and Hospitality: A Guide for Business Practice
Jeff Guaracino and Ed Salvato
(Harrington Park Press, LLC)

Blue Dunes: Climate Change by Design
Edited by Jesse M. Keenan and Claire Weisz
(Columbia Books on Architecture and the City)

Archaeology on Medieval Knights’ Manor Houses in Poland
Anna Marciniak-Kajzer
(Jagiellonian University Press)

China – Central and Eastern Europe Cross-Cultural Dialogue: Society, Business and Education in Transition
Edited by Joanna Wardega
(Jagiellonian University Press)

The Dynamics of Complexity, Accuracy and Fluency in Second Language Development
Iwona Kowal
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Faces of Contemporary Management, Volume 1
Edited by Barbara Kozuch and Katarzyna Sienkiewicz-Malyjurek
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Rotifers (Rotifera): Freshwater Fauna of Poland
Edited by Irena Bielanska-Grajner, Jolanta Ejsmont-Karabin, and Stanislaw Radwan
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Regenerative Medicine for the Treatment of Urinary Incontinence
Edited by Klaudia Stangel-Wójcikiewicz
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Macedonian Discourses: Text Linguistics and Pragmatics
Maciej Kawka
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: the Ontology of Energy, Phenomena of Power, Naqab Bedouins, and More!

Energy Dreams

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Energy Dreams: Of Actuality
Michael Marder

Phenomena of Power: Authority, Domination, and Violence
Heinrich Popitz. Introduction by Andreas Göttlich and Jochen Dreher. Translated by Gianfranco Poggi.

The Naqab Bedouins: A Century of Politics and Resistance
Mansour Nasasra

Rebekah Owens

Transnational Ukraine?: Networks and Ties that Influence(d) Contemporary Ukraine
Edited by Timm Beichelt and Susann Worschech
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: History and Popular Memory and Race and Real Estate

History and Popular Memory

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Now available in paperback:
History and Popular Memory: The Power of Story in Moments of Crisis
Paul A. Cohen

Now available in paperback:
Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890-1920
Kevin McGruder

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

New Book Tuesday: A Milestone of Chinese Experimental Literature, Weird Dinosaurs, an Ethnography of the 7 Train, and More!

Remains of Life

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Remains of Life: A Novel
Wu He. Translated by Michael Berry.

Weird Dinosaurs: The Strange New Fossils Challenging Everything We Thought We Knew
John Pickrell. Foreword by Philip Currie.

International Express: New Yorkers on the 7 Train
Stéphane Tonnelat and William Kornblum

Sociophobia: Political Change in the Digital Utopia
César Rendueles. Foreword by Roberto Simanowski. Translated by Heather Cleary.

Environmental Success Stories: Solving Major Ecological Problems and Confronting Climate Change
Frank M. Dunnivant. Afterword by Kari Norgaard.

Holy Wars and Holy Alliance: The Return of Religion to the Global Political Stage
Manlio Graziano

Theory for the Working Sociologist
Fabio Rojas (more…)

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: A New Novella from Yi Mun-yol, Critical Theory in Critical Times, and More!

Meeting with My Brother

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Meeting with My Brother: A Novella
Yi Mun-yol. Translated by Heinz Insu Fenkl with Yoosup Chang.

Critical Theory in Critical Times: Transforming the Global Political and Economic Order
Edited by Penelope Deutscher and Cristina Lafont

Foucault’s Futures: A Critique of Reproductive Reason
Penelope Deutscher

Militarizing the Nation: The Army, Business, and Revolution in Egypt
Zeinab Abul-Magd

Identifying with Nationality: Europeans, Ottomans, and Egyptians in Alexandria
Will Hanley

Now available in paperback
The Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese Drama
Edited by J. Thomas Rimer, Mitsuya Mori, and M. Cody Poulton

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Badiou and Cassin on Lacan, Islam as an American Religion, and More!

There's No Such Thing as a Sexual Relationship

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

There’s No Such Thing as a Sexual Relationship: Two Lessons on Lacan
Alain Badiou and Barbara Cassin. Translated by Susan Spitzer and Kenneth Reinhard. Introduction by Kenneth Reinhard.

Islam: An American Religion
Nadia Marzouki. Foreword by Olivier Roy.

Posthumous Life: Theorizing Beyond the Posthuman
Edited by Jami Weinstein and Claire Colebrook

Ghalib: Selected Poems and Letters
Ghalib. Translated by Frances W. Pritchett and Owen T. A. Cornwall.

Lust, Commerce, and Corruption: An Account of What I Have Seen and Heard, by an Edo Samurai, abridged edition
Edited and with an introduction by Mark Teeuwen and Kate Wildman Nakai. Translated by Mark Teeuwen, Kate Wildman Nakai, Fumiko Miyazaki, Anne Walthall, and John Breen.

The Levittowners: Ways of Life and Politics in a New Suburban Community
Herbert J. Gans. Foreword by Harvey Molotch.

Socialist Cosmopolitanism: The Chinese Literary Universe, 1945-1965
Nicolai Volland

Pier Paolo Pasolini: Performing Authorship
Gian Maria Annovi

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: the Science and Ideology of Intelligence, Political Uses of Utopia, and More!

Genes, Brains, and Human Potential

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Genes, Brains, and Human Potential: The Science and Ideology of Intelligence
Ken Richardson

Political Uses of Utopia: New Marxist, Anarchist, and Radical Democratic Perspectives
Edited by S. D. Chrostowska and James D. Ingram

Taming the Wild Horse: An Annotated Translation and Study of the Daoist Horse Taming Pictures
Louis Komjathy

Tackling Child Poverty in Latin America: Rights and Social Protection in Unequal Societies
Edited by Alberto Minujin, Mónica González Contró, and Raul Mercer
(ibidem Press)

The Instrumentalisation of Mass Media in Electoral Authoritarian Regimes: Evidence from Russia’s Presidential Election Campaigns of 2000 and 2008
Nozima Akhrarkhodjaeva
(ibidem Press)

The Sarcophagus of Identity: Tribalism, Nationalism, and the Transcendence of the Self
James M. Skelly
(ibidem Press)

Latvia—a Work in Progress?: 100 Years of State- and Nation-Building
Edited by Matthew Kott and David J. Smith
(ibidem Press)

Informal Healthcare in Contemporary Russia: Sociographic Essays on the Post-Soviet Infrastructure for Alternative Healing Practices
Yulia Krasheninnikova. Foreword by Vasily Vlassov
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

New Book Tuesday: the Limits of Materialism, American Power in the Asia Pacific, and More!

The Incorporeal

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Incorporeal: Ontology, Ethics, and the Limits of Materialism
Elizabeth Grosz

By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific Since 1783
Michael J. Green

Religion Within Reason
Steven M. Cahn

After Uniqueness: A History of Film and Video Art in Circulation
Erika Balsom

An Archaeology of the Political: Regimes of Power from the Seventeenth Century to the Present
Elías José Palti

Essays on the Essay Film
Edited by Nora M. Alter and Timothy Corrigan

Faithful to Secularism: The Religious Politics of Democracy in Ireland, Senegal, and the Philippines
David T. Buckley

I-Docs: The Evolving Practices of Interactive Documentary
Edited by Judith Aston, Sandra Gaudenzi, and Mandy Rose

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Journalism After Snowden, Art Nouveau and Film History, and More!

Journalism After Snowden

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Journalism After Snowden: The Future of the Free Press in the Surveillance State
Edited by Emily Bell and Taylor Owen. With Smitha Khorana and Jennifer R. Henrichsen. Foreword by Lee C. Bollinger

Cinema by Design: Art Nouveau, Modernism, and Film History
Lucy Fischer

Now available in paperback:
The Trouble with Post-Blackness
Edited by Houston A. Baker and K. Merinda Simmons

Now available in paperback:
The Japan–South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States
Brad Glosserman and Scott A. Snyder

Sweet and Lowdown: Woody Allen’s Cinema of Regret
Lloyd Michaels
(Wallflower Press)

Frozen Mud and Red Ribbons: A Romanian Jewish Girl’s Survival through the Holocaust in Transnistria and its Rippling Effect on the Second Generation
Avital E. M. Baruch
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: The Ethics of Opting Out, The Japanese and the War, and More!

The Ethics of Opting Out

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Ethics of Opting Out: Queer Theory’s Defiant Subjects
Mari Ruti

The Japanese and the War: Expectation, Perception, and the Shaping of Memory
Michael Lucken. Translated by Karen Grimwade

Legacy Editions reissue:
Learning to Labor: How Working-Class Kids Get Working-Class Jobs
Paul Willis. Foreword by Stanley Aronowitz (more…)

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

New Book Tuesday: The Traveler’s Guide to Space, What Slaveholders Think, and More!

The Traveler's Guide to Space

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Traveler’s Guide to Space: For One-Way Settlers and Round-Trip Tourists
Neil F. Comins

What Slaveholders Think: How Contemporary Perpetrators Rationalize What They Do
Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

Rational Investing: The Subtleties of Asset Management
Hugues Langlois and Jacques Lussier (more…)

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Mouthfeel, Human Embryo Research, Japan’s Security Renaissance, and More!


Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Mouthfeel: How Texture Makes Taste
Ole G. Mouritsen and Klavs Styrbæk. Translated by Mariela Johansen

Japan’s Security Renaissance: New Policies and Politics for the Twenty-First Century
Andrew L. Oros

Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of Bioethics
J. Benjamin Hurlbut (more…)

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

New Book Wednesday: Jeffrey Sachs on Building the New American Economy, Michel Chion on Words on Screen, and More!

Building the New American Economy

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair, and Sustainable
Jeffrey D. Sachs. Foreword by Bernie Sanders

Words on Screen
Michel Chion. Edited and translated by Claudia Gorbman

Health Care as a Right of Citizenship: The Continuing Evolution of Reform
Gunnar Almgren (more…)

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

New Book Tuesday: Desegregating the Past, Spirituality and Hospice Social Work, and More!

Desegregating the Past

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Desegregating the Past: The Public Life of Memory in the United States and South Africa
Robyn Autry

Spirituality and Hospice Social Work
Ann M. Callahan

Now available in paperback
Manchu Princess, Japanese Spy: The Story of Kawashima Yoshiko, the Cross-Dressing Spy Who Commanded Her Own Army
Phyllis Birnbaum