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Archive for the 'New Book Tuesday' Category

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

New Book Tuesday: The Shape of Spectatorship and More New Books!

The Shape of Spectatorship

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Shape of Spectatorship: Art, Science, and Early Cinema in Germany
Scott Curtis

Sources of Indian Traditions: Modern India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh (Now available in paper)
Edited by Rachel Fell McDermott, Leonard A. Gordon, Ainslie T. Embree, Frances W. Pritchett, and Dennis Dalton

Fashioning Appetite: Restaurants and the Making of Modern Identity (Now available in paper)
Joanne Finkelstein

The Weave of My Life: A Dalit Woman’s Memoirs (Now available in paper)
Urmila Pawar. Introduction by Maya Pandit and Wandana Sonalkar

Nazarbayev-Our Friend the Dictator: Kazakhstan’s Difficult Path to Democracy
Viktor Khrapunov. Translated by Nicki Challinger
(ibidem Press)

Contract Children: Questioning Surrogacy
Daniela Danna
(ibidem Press)

A History of the Czechoslovak Ocean Shipping Company, 1948-1989: How a Small, Landlocked Country Ran Maritime Business During the Cold War
Lenka Krátká
(ibidem Press)

Agricultural Finance for Smallholder Farmers: Rethinking Traditional Microfinance Risk and Cost Management Approaches
Daniela Röttger. Foreword by Philippe Guichandut
(ibidem Press)

Theories about and Strategies against Hegemonic Social Sciences
Edited by Michael Kuhn, Shujiro Yazawa. Foreword by Tomiyuki Uesugi
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Pope Francis, Eqbal Ahmad, and More New Books

Pope Francis Among the Wolves

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Pope Francis Among the Wolves: The Inside Story of a Revolution
Marco Politi; Translated by William McCuaig

Eqbal Ahmad: Critical Outsider in a Turbulent Age
Stuart Schaar

For Kin or Country: Xenophobia, Nationalism, and War
Stephen M. Saideman and R. William Ayres; With a New Introduction by the Authors

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Consumed Nostalgia, Beyond Individualism, Way Too Cool, and More New Books

Consumed Nostalgia, Gary Cross

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Consumed Nostalgia: Memory in the Age of Fast Capitalism
Gary Cross

Beyond Individualism: The Challenge of Inclusive Communities
George Rupp

Way Too Cool: Selling Out Race and Ethics
Shannon Winnubst

Saffron Shadows and Salvaged Scripts: Literary Life in Myanmar Under Censorship and in Transition
Ellen Wiles

Industrial Policy and Economic Transformation in Africa
Edited by Akbar Noman and Joseph E. Stiglitz

Poetic Machinations: Allegory, Surrealism, and Postmodern Poetic Form
Michael Golston

FDA in the Twenty-First Century: The Challenges of Regulating Drugs and New Technologies
Edited by Holly Fernandez Lynch and I. Glenn Cohen

The Dark Side of European Integration: Social Foundations and Cultural Determinants of the Rise of Radical Right Movements in Contemporary Europe
Alina Polyakova
(ibidem Press)

Democracy by Decree: Prospects and Limits of Imposed Consociational Democracy in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Adis Merdzanovic
(ibidem Press)

Changing Images of the Left in Bulgaria: An Old-and-New Divide?
Boris Popivanov
(ibidem Press)

Wege der Energiedemokratie: Emanzipatorische Energiewenden in Europa
Conrad Kunze and Sören Becker
(ibidem Press)

Das sowjetische Fieber: Fußballfans im poststalinistischen Vielvölkerreich
Manfred Zeller. Foreword by Nikolaus Katzer
(ibidem Press)

Perspektiven linguistischer Sprachkritik
Edited by Jörg Bücker, Elke Diedrichsen, and Constanze Spieß
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: The Story of Life in 25 Fossils, The Sensual God, Electric Santería, and More!

The Story of Life in 25 Fossils, by Donald R. Prothero

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Story of Life in 25 Fossils: Tales of Intrepid Fossil Hunters and the Wonders of Evolution
Donald R. Prothero

The Sensual God: How the Senses Make the Almighty Senseless
Aviad M. Kleinberg

Electric Santería: Racial and Sexual Assemblages of Transnational Religion
Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús

Ethical Loneliness: The Injustice of Not Being Heard
Jill Stauffer

The Capitalist Unconscious: From Korean Unification to Transnational Korea
Hyun Ok Park

The Fate of Ideas: Seductions, Betrayals, Appraisals
Robert Boyers

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Charlie Munger, History, Inventing English, and More New Books

Charlie Munger, Tren Griffin

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Charlie Munger: The Complete Investor
Tren Griffin

Must We Divide History Into Periods?
Jacques Le Goff; Translated by Malcolm DeBevoise

Inventing English: A Portable History of the Language (Now available in paper)
Seth Lerer

The Why of Things: Causality in Science, Medicine, and Life (Now available in paper)
Peter Rabins

Transnational Feminism and Women’s Movements in Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State
Adelyn Lim
(Hong Kong University Press)

Opulence of the Jao’s Lotus: The Formation and Development of the Jao’s Lotus
Tang Wai Hung
(Hong Kong University Press)

Christian Encounters with Chinese Culture: Essays on Anglican and Episcopal History in China
Edited by Philip L. Wickeri
(Hong Kong University Press)

Studying Hot Fuzz
Neil Archer

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

New Book Tuesday! Studios Before the System, Doing Aesthetics with Arendt, and More!

Studios Before the System

Studios Before the System: Architecture, Technology, and the Emergence of Cinematic Space
Brian Jacobson

Doing Aesthetics with Arendt: How to See Things
Cecilia Sjöholm

The Cinema of Christopher Nolan: Imagining the Impossible
Edited by Jacqueline Furby and Stuart Joy
Wallflower Press

Social Capital and Quality of Life
Monika Mularska-Kucharek
Jagiellonian University Press

Management Accounting Innovations: The Case of ABC in Poland
Tomasz Wnuk-Pel
Jagiellonian University Press

History, Memory, Trauma in Contemporary British and Irish Fiction
Beata Piatek
Jagiellonian University Press


Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Gay Directors, Planetary Modernisms, The Economic Risks of Climate Change, and More

Gay Directors, Gay Films, Emmanuel Levy

Our weekly listing of new titles:

Gay Directors, Gay Films?: Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, John Waters
Emanuel Levy

Planetary Modernisms: Provocations on Modernity Across Time
Susan Stanford Friedman

Economic Risks of Climate Change: An American Prospectus
Trevor Houser, Solomon Hsiang, Robert Kopp, and Kate Larsen. Foreword by Michael R. Bloomberg, Thomas F. Steyer, and Henry M. Paulson

The Hidden God: Pragmatism and Posthumanism in American Thought
Ryan White

Gray Sabbath: Jesus People USA, the Evangelical Left, and the Evolution of Christian Rock
Shawn David Young

Algerian Imprints: Ethical Space in the Work of Assia Djebar and Hélène Cixous
Brigitte Weltman-Aron

Force of God: Political Theology and the Crisis of Liberal Democracy
Carl A. Raschke

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

New Book Tuesday (Wednesday Edition): Striking Beauty, Born Translated, and More!

Striking Beauty, by Barry Allen

Striking Beauty: A Philosophical Look at the Asian Martial Arts
Barry Allen

Born Translated: The Contemporary Novel in an Age of World Literature
Rebecca L. Walkowitz

The Politics and Poetics of Cinematic Realism
Hermann Kappelhoff

The Science of Chinese Buddhism: Early Twentieth-Century Engagements
Erik J. Hammerstrom

Ecological Economics for the Anthropocene: An Emerging Paradigm
Edited by Peter G. Brown and Peter Timmerman

Stormtrooper Families: Homosexuality and Community in the Early Nazi Movement
Andrew Wackerfuss
Harrington Park Press

The Cinema of the Coen Brothers: Hard-Boiled Entertainments
Jeffrey Adams
Wallflower Press

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Ballots, Bullets, and Bargains

Ballots, Bullets, and Bargains, by Michael H. Armacost

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

Ballots, Bullets, and Bargains: American Foreign Policy and Presidential Elections
Michael H. Armacost

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Postmodernism and Film

Postmodernism and Film, Catherine Constable

Our weekly listing of new titles (just one this week!):

Postmodernism and Film: Rethinking Hollywood’s Aesthestics
Catherine Constable

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

New Book Tuesday

Too Far For Comfort

New books now available:

Magical Realism in Postcolonial British Fiction: History, Nation, and Narration
Taner Can

Too Far for Comfort: A Study on Biographical Distance
Rana Tekcan

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Understanding Brain and Dementia and More New Titles

Understanding Brain Aging and Dementia

Our weekly listing of new titles:

Understanding Brain Aging and Dementia: A Life Course Approach
Lawrence J. Whalley

Goldratt and the Theory of Constraints: The Quantum Leap in Management
Uwe Techt

Interest Representation and Europeanization of Trade Unions from EU Member States of the Eastern Enlargement
Edited by Christin Landgraf and Heiko Pleines

Wandering Workers: Mores, Behavior, Way of Life, and Political Status of Domestic Russian Labor Migrants
Juri Plusnin, Yana Zausaeva, Natalia Zhidkevich, and Artemy Pozanenko

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Latino Identity, The Problem with God, and Indian Cinema

Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity

Our weekly listing of new titles:

Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: Jorge J. E. Gracia and His Critics
Edited by Iván Jaksic

The Problem with God: Why Atheists, True Believers, and Even Agnostics Must All Be Wrong
Peter J. Steinberger

Studying Indian Cinema
Omar Ahmed

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Thai Stick and Robert Thurman

Thai Stick, Peter Maguire

Our weekly list of new titles now available:

Thai Stick: Surfers, Scammers, and the Untold Story of the Marijuana Trade (Now available in paper)
Peter Maguire and Mike Ritter

In Vimalakirti’s House: A Festschrift in Honor of Robert A. F. Thurman on the Occasion of his 70th Birthday
Edited by Christian K. Wedemeyer, John D. Dunne, and Thomas F. Yarnall

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

New Book Tuesday, Wednesday Edition: Stem Cell Dialogues, Coming of Age in Grief, The Jewish Lives of Paul, and More!

Stem Cell Dialogues, Sheldon Krimsky

Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers
Sheldon Krimsky

Walking the Night Road: Coming of Age in Grief
Alexandra Butler

Who Made Early Christianity?: The Jewish Lives of the Apostle Paul
John G. Gager

Sex Crimes: Transnational Problems and Global Perspectives
Edited by Alissa R. Ackerman and Rich Furman

Toward a Unified Ecology
Timothy F. H. Allen and Thomas W. Hoekstra; with illustrations by Joyce V. VanDeWater

Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler
Michael Rosenthal. Foreword by Patricia O’Toole

Nuclear Nightmares: Securing the World Before It Is Too Late (Now available in paper)
Joseph Cirincione

China’s Foreign Places: The Foreign Presence in China in the Treaty Port Era, 1840-1943
Robert Nield

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Excellent Beauty, Emperor Wu Zhao, and More New Books!

Emperor Wu Zhao and Her Pantheon of Devis, Divinities, and Dynastic Mothers

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Excellent Beauty: The Naturalness of Religion and the Unnaturalness of the World
Eric Dietrich

Emperor Wu Zhao and Her Pantheon of Devis, Divinities, and Dynastic Mothers
N. Harry Rothschild

The Political Impossibility of Modern Counterinsurgency: Strategic Problems, Puzzles, and Paradoxes
M. L. R. Smith and David Martin Jones

Talking About Torture: How Political Discourse Shapes the Debate
Jared Del Rosso

Social Acceleration: A New Theory of Modernity (Now available in paper)
Hartmut Rosa. Translated by Jonathan Trejo-Mathys

Philosophical Toys: A Novel
Susana Medina

Captive Society: The Basij Militia and Social Control in Iran
Saeid Golkar

Black Sunday
Martyn Conterio

The Curse of Frankenstein
Marcus K. Harmes

Securitization of Islam—A Vicious Circle: Counter-Terrorism and Freedom of Religion in Central Asia
Kathrin Lenz-Raymann

Remakes and Remaking: Concepts — Media — Practices
Edited by Rüdiger Heinze and Lucia Krämer

Humour and Laughter in History: Transcultural Perspectives
Edited by Elisabeth Cheauré and Regine Nohejl

Revealing Tacit Knowledge: Embodiment and Explication
Edited by Frank Adloff, Katharina Gerund, and David Kaldewe

(Re-)Framing the Arab/Muslim: Mediating Orientalism in Contemporary Arab American Life Writing
Silke Schmidt

Popular Receptions of Archaeology: Fictional and Factual Texts in 19th and Early 20th Century Britain
Susanne Duesterberg

Community-Based Urban Violence Prevention: Innovative Approaches in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the Arab Region
Edited by Kosta Mathéy and Silvia Matuk

Entangled Inequalities in Transnational Care Chains: Practices Across the Borders of Peru and Italy
Anna Katharina Skornia

Architects and Post-Disaster Housing: A Comparative Study in South India
Gertrud Tauber

Climate Change Adaptation in South Korea: Environmental Politics in the Agricultural Sector
Susann Schäfer

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: The Hillary Doctrine, Henry George, Happiness and Goodness, and More!

The Hillary Doctrine

Our weekly listing of new books:

The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy
Valerie M. Hudson and Patricia Leidl. Foreword by Swanee Hunt

Henry George and the Crisis of Inequality: Progress and Poverty in the Gilded Age
Edward T. O’Donnell

Happiness and Goodness: Philosophical Reflections on Living Well
Steven M. Cahn and Christine Vitrano. Foreword by Robert B. Talisse

The Practices of the Enlightenment: Aesthetics, Authorship, and the Public
Dorothea E. von Mücke

Engaging the Past: Mass Culture and the Production of Historical Knowledge
Alison Landsberg

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

Adolescents in Public Housing: Addressing Psychological and Behavioral Health
Von E. Nebbitt

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Food Allergies, Buddhist Teachers, East Asian Security, and More New Books!

Another Person's Poison, Matthew Smith

Another Person’s Poison: A History of Food Allergy
Matthew Smith

Realizing Awakened Consciousness: Interviews with Buddhist Teachers and a New Perspective on the Mind
Richard P. Boyle

The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States
Brad Glosserman and Scott A. Snyder

The Watchdog That Didn’t Bark: The Financial Crisis and the Disappearance of Investigative Journalism (Now available in paper)
Dean Starkman

The Quest for Security: Protection Without Protectionism and the Challenge of Global Governance (Now available in paper)
Edited by Joseph E. Stiglitz and Mary Kaldor

Film Programming: Curating for Cinemas, Festivals, Archives
Peter Bosma

Installation and the Moving Image
Catherine Elwes

Documenting Cityscapes: Urban Change in Contemporary Non-Fiction Film
Iván Villarmea Álvarez

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

New Book Tuesday! Warm Croissants, The Thirteenth Step, The Seventh Sense, and More New Titles!

Human Kindess and the Smell of Warm Croissants

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Human Kindness and the Smell of Warm Croissants: An Introduction to Ethics
Ruwen Ogien; Translated by Martin Thom

The Thirteenth Step: Addiction in the Age of Brain Science
Markus Heilig

The Seventh Sense: How Flashes of Insight Change Your Life
William Duggan

Plato’s Republic: A Dialogue in 16 Chapters (Now available in paper)
Alain Badiou; Translated by Susan Spitzer

The Homoerotics of Orientalism (Now available in paper)
Joseph A. Boone

Hitchcock Annual: Volume 19
Edited by Sidney Gottlieb and Richard Allen

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Balibar, Contemporary Violence, Paul, and More New Books

Balibar, Violence and Civility

Our weekly listing of new titles:

Violence and Civility: On the Limits of Political Philosophy
Étienne Balibar; Translated by G. M. Goshgarian

Dangerous Trade: Arms Exports, Human Rights, and International Reputation
Jennifer L. Erickson

The Political Impossibility of Modern Counterinsurgency: Strategic Problems, Puzzles, and Paradoxes
M. L. R. Smith and David Martin Jones

Paul’s Summons to Messianic Life: Political Theology and the Coming Awakening
L. L. Welborn

The Tale of Genji: Translation, Canonization, and World Literature (Now available in paper)
Michael Emmerich

Prose of the World: Modernism and the Banality of Empire (Now available in paper)
Saikat Majumdar

Documents of Utopia: The Politics of Experimental Documentary
Paolo Magagnoli

Projects that Flow: More Projects in Less Time
Uwe Techt