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Archive for the 'New Book Tuesday' Category

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Chinese Law, Japanese Puppets, and More!

Chinese Law in Imperial Eyes

The following is a list of titles now available:

Chinese Law in Imperial Eyes: Sovereignty, Justice, and Transcultural Politics
Li Chen

Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees: A Masterpiece of the Eighteenth-Century Japanese Puppet Theater
Edited and translated by Stanleigh H. Jones, Jr

Religion, Secularism, and Constitutional Democracy
Edited by Jean L. Cohen and Cécile Laborde

The Other Blacklist: The African American Literary and Cultural Left of the 1950s (Now available in paper)
Mary Helen Washington

The Aesthetics of Uncertainty (Now available in paper)
Janet Wolff

Abenteuer Alltag: Zur Archäologie des Amateurfilms
Edited by Siegfried Mattl, Carina Lesky, Vrääth Öhner, and Ingo Zechner
(Austrian Film Museum)

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

New Book Tuesday! New Literature from East Slope Publishing

The Crowd; Rongjun Yu

Books now currently available:

The Crowd
Rongjun Yu; Translated by Gigi Chang
(East Slope Publishing)

Datong: The Chinese Utopia
Evans Chan; Translated by Jane Lai
(East Slope Publishing)

Tort Law in Hong Kong: An Introductory Guide
Stephen D. Mau
(Hong Kong University Press)

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Chomsky, Psychedelics and Religious Experiences, The Best American Magazine Writing, and More!

What Kind of Creatures Are We?

What Kind of Creatures Are We?
Noam Chomsky

Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences
William A. Richards

The Best American Magazine Writing 2015
Edited by Sid Holt for the American Society of Magazine Editors. Introduction by Evan Ratliff, editor of The Atavist

With Dogs at the Edge of Life
Colin Dayan

Adult Sibling Relationships
Geoffrey L. Greif and Michael E. Woolley

Deathpower: Buddhism’s Ritual Imagination in Cambodia
Erik W. Davis

Governing Access to Essential Resources
Edited by Katharina Pistor and Olivier De Schutter

Luxuriant Gems of the Spring and Autumn
Attributed to Dong Zhongshu. Edited and Translated by Sarah A. Queen and John S. Major

Mormonism and American Politics
Edited by Randall Balmer and Jana Riess

The Silent Qur’an and the Speaking Qur’an: Scriptural Sources of Islam Between History and Fervor
Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi. Translated by Eric Ormsby

Archival Resources of Republican China in North America
Chengzhi Wang and Su Chen (more…)

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Business Journalism, Short Selling, Hedonism, and More!

The Best Business Writing 2015

The Best Business Writing 2015
Edited by Dean Starkman, Martha M. Hamilton, and Ryan Chittum

Short Selling: Finding Uncommon Short Ideas
Amit Kumar

A Hedonist Manifesto: The Power to Exist
Michel Onfray. Translated by Joseph McClellan

Spreading Buddha’s Word in East Asia: The Formation and Transformation of the Chinese Buddhist Canon
Edited by Jiang Wu and Lucille Chia

From Resilience to Revolution: How Foreign Interventions Destabilize the Middle East
Sean L. Yom

The Extinct Scene: Late Modernism and Everyday Life
Thomas S. Davis

The Death Penalty in China: Policy, Practice, and Reform
Edited by Bin Liang and Hong Lu. Foreword by Roger Hood

Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste (Now available in paper)
Ole G. Mouritsen and Klavs Styrbæk; Translation and adaptation to English by Mariela Johansen

Holocaust Cinema in the Twenty-First Century: Images, Memory, and the Ethics of Representation
Edited by Gerd Bayer and Oleksandr Kobrynskyy
(Wallflower Press)

Cultural Heritage: Management, Identity and Potential
Edited by Lukasz Gawel and Ewa Kocój
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Ethics in Economic Thought: Selected Issues and Various Perspectives
Joanna Dzionek-Kozlow and Rafal Matera
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Between Men at 30, After the American Century, Beastly Morality, and More!

Between Men, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

Our weekly listing of new titles now available:

Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire
Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick. Foreword by Wayne Koestenbaum

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

Beastly Morality: Animals as Ethical Agents
Edited by Jonathan K. Crane

Reading The Tale of Genji: Sources from the First Millennium
Edited by Thomas Harper and Haruo Shirane

The Cinema of Sean Penn: In and Out of Place
Deane Williams
(Wallflower Press)

Amy Simmons

Cultural Heritage: Management, Identity and Potential
Edited by Lukasz Gawel and Ewa Kocój
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Ethics in Economic Thought: Selected Issues and Various Perspectives
Joanna Dzionek-Kozlow and Rafal Matera
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Renaissance and Humanism from the Central-East European Point of View: Methodological Approaches
Edited by Grazyna Urban-Godziek
(Jagiellonian University Press)

A Romantic Polish-Jew: Rabbi Ozjasz Thon from Various Perspectives
Edited by Michal Galas and Shoshana Ronen
(Jagiellonian University Press)

To Live and Work in a Social Welfare Home: Sociological Study of Interactions Between Personnel and Mentally Disabled Wards
Jakub Niedbalski
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Ways To Translation
Edited by Lukasz Bogucki, Stanislaw Gozdz-Roszkowski, and Piotr Stalmaszczyk
(Jagiellonian University Press)

The Treatment of Turkic Etymologies in English Lexicography: Lexemes Pertaining to Material Culture
Mateusz Urban
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Teaching English Through Integrated Education in Lower Primary School: Linguistic Behaviour and Executive Control
Anna Parr-Modrzejewska
(Jagiellonian University Press)

Collaborative Governance of Forestry
Edited by Motomu Tanaka and Makoto Inoue
(University of Tokyo Press)

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: The Foundations of U.S. Policy in the Middle East, Taiwanese Fiction, and More!

Dying to Forget

Our weekly listing of new titles:

Dying to Forget: Oil, Power, Palestine, and the Foundations of U.S. Policy in the Middle East
Irene L. Gendzier

The Lost Garden: A Novel
Li Ang. Translated by Sylvia Li-chun Lin with Howard Goldblatt

The Dissolution of Buildings
Angelo Bucci. With an essay by Kenneth Frampton
(Columbia Books on Architecture and the City)

The Cinema of Sean Penn: In and Out of Place
Deane Williams
(Wallflower Press)

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Political Freud, The Making of Salafism, and More!

Political Freud

Our weekly listing of new titles:

Political Freud: A History
Eli Zaretsky

The Making of Salafism: Islamic Reform in the Twentieth Century
Henri Lauzière

The Avery Review: Chicago
The Avery Review
(Columbia Books on Architecture and the City)

Seven Czech Women: Portraits of Courage, Humanism, and Enlightenment
Josette Baer
(ibidem Press)

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

New Book Tuesday: Con Men, Love and Forgiveness, and More New Books!

The Con Men

Our weekly listing of new titles:

The Con Men: Hustling in New York City
Terry Williams and Trevor B. Milton

Love and Forgiveness for a More Just World
Edited by Hent de Vries and Nils F. Schott

Relativism and Religion: Why Democratic Societies Do Not Need Moral Absolutes
Carlo Invernizzi Accetti

Pragmatism as Transition: Historicity and Hope in James, Dewey, and Rorty (Now available in paper)
Colin Koopman

Love and Liberation: Autobiographical Writings of the Tibetan Buddhist Visionary Sera Khandro (Now available in paper)
Sarah H. Jacoby

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