Tuesday, August 23, 2011

The Post-American World: Release 2.0

"This is not a book about the decline of America, but rather about the rise of everyone else." So begins Fareed Zakaria's important new work on the era we are now entering.


Treacherous Texts: U.S. Suffrage Literature, 1846-1946

Treacherous Texts collects more than sixty literary texts written by smart, savvy writers who experimented with genre, aesthetics, humor, and sex appeal in an effort to persuade American readers to support woman suffrage.


Afghanistan: Graveyard of Empires: A New History of the Borderland

A startling history of modern Afghanistan: the story of a country caught in a vortex of terror.


The Slave Trade

A wealth of evocative images—photographs, paintings, objects, and contemporary maps—give further insight into the horrors and global impact of the transatlantic slave trade.


Thursday, August 11, 2011

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration

“Scholarly but very readable, this book, for all its rigor, is so absorbing, it should come with a caveat: Pick it up only when you can lose yourself entirely.”  — O, The Oprah Magazine


The Panic Virus: A True Story of Medicine, Science, and Fear

The Panic Virus is a riveting and sometimes heart-breaking medical detective story that explores the limits of rational thought. It is the ultimate cautionary tale for our time.


Gendering the African Diaspora

Gendering the African Diaspora: Women, Culture, and Historical Change in the Caribbean and Nigerian Hinterland

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

New Criminology Title!

"Paik''s extraordinary data illuminates the tension between therapy and punishment in juvenile drug courts. A terrific read!"
(Aaron Kupchik)


A Black Soldier's Story

A Black Soldier's Story: The Narrative of Ricardo Batrell and the Cuban War of Independence


Animal rights!

The Animal Rights Debate presents the views of two preeminent thinkers working on a key debate in the study of the moral status of animals.


Global Institutions: Global Poverty

Provides an important resource for all students and scholars of international relations, development studies and international political economy.

You Know Nothing of My Work!

A crackling look at the philosopher whose founding ideas were at once obscure and eerily prophetic.