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Archive for the 'New Book Tuesday' Category

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Transracial Adoption, Sport in India, and More New Books!

In Their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

In Their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption
Rhonda M. Roorda

Nation at Play: A History of Sport in India
Ronojoy Sen

Terror, Religion, and Liberal Thought (Now available in paper)
Richard B. Miller

Migrant Friendships in a Super-Diverse City: Russian-Speakers and their Social Relationships in London in the 21st Century
Darya Malyutina. Foreword by Claire Dwyer
(ibidem Press)

Variations of Suburbanism: Approaching a Global Phenomenon
Edited by Barbara Schönig
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

New Book Tuesday! The China Boom, Marx After Marx, and More New Titles!

The China Boom

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World
Ho-fung Hung

Marx After Marx: History and Time in the Expansion of Capitalism
Harry Harootunian

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

A Political Economy of the Senses: Neoliberalism, Reification, Critique
Anita Chari

Sewing Women: Immigrants and the New York City Garment Industry (Now available in paper)
Margaret Chin

For His Eyes Only: The Women of James Bond
Edited by Lisa Funnell
(Wallflower Press)

The Road Movie: In Search of Meaning
Neil Archer
(Wallflower Press)

Realism as Protest: Kluge, Schlingensief, Haneke
Tara Forrest

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

New Book Tuesday! Wall Streeters, Green Capitalism, Beyond Biofatalism, Sebald & More!

Wall Streeters

Our weekly listing of new titles:

Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance
Edward Morris

Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth
Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet. Translated by Michael Westlake

Beyond Biofatalism: Human Nature for an Evolving World
Gillian Barker

Sebald’s Vision
Carol Jacobs

Gleisdreieck: Parklife Berlin
Edited by Andra Lichtenstein and Flavia Alice Mameli

Imagineering Cultural Vienna: On the Semiotic Regulation of Vienna’s Culture-led Urban Transformation
Johannes Suitner

Video Theory: Online Video Aesthetics or the Afterlife of Video
Andreas Treske

Partisans in Yugoslavia: Literature, Film, and Visual Culture
Edited by Miranda Jakisa

European Visions: Small Cinemas in Transition
Edited by Janelle Blankenship and Tobias Nagl

Germany 1916-23: A Revolution in Context
Edited by Klaus Weinhauer, Anthony McElligott, and Kirsten Heinsohn

The Transcription of Identities: A Study of V. S. Naipaul’s Postcolonial Writings
Min Zhou

After the Storm: The Cultural Politics of Hurricane Katrina
Edited by Simon Dickel and Evangelia Kindinger

Zeitschrift für interkulturelle Germanistik (Journal of Intercultural German Studies)
Vol. 6, 2015, Issue 1
Edited by Dieter Heimböckel, Ernest W.B. Hess-Lüttich, Georg Mein, and Heinz Sieburg

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

New Book Tuesday! Stiglitz, Greenwald, Negri, Dying, and More New Books!

Creating a Learning Society

Our weekly list of new titles now available:

Creating a Learning Society, Reader’s Edition: A New Approach to Growth, Development, and Social Progress
Joseph E. Stiglitz and Bruce C. Greenwald

Dying: A Transition
Monika Renz; Translated by Mark Kyburz and John Peck

Factory of Strategy: Thirty-Three Lessons on Lenin (Now available in paper)
Antonio Negri; Translated by Arianna Bove

Setting Signs for Europe: Why Diacritics Matter for European Integration
Bernd Kappenberg. Foreword by Peter Schlobinski
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: The Ethnic Avant-Garde, Architecture from GSAPP Books, and More!

The Ethnic Avant-Garde, Steven S. Lee

Our weekly listing of new books now available:

The Ethnic Avant-Garde: Minority Cultures and World Revolution
Steven S. Lee

2000+: The Urgencies of Architectural Theory
Edited by James Graham
(Columbia GSAPP Books on Architecture)

Group Efforts: Changing Public Space
Edited by Gavin Browning. Interviews with Hayal Pozanti, Todd Shalom, Greta Hansen, Adam Koogler, Kyung-Jae Kim, and Karen Finley, with an essay by Mabel Wilson.
(Columbia GSAPP Books on Architecture)

Lessons from World War I for the Rise of Asia
Edited by Andreas Herberg-Rothe
(ibidem Press)

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

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