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PUBLICATIONS & DISTRIBUTED TITLES Spring 2019

Archaeology • Ancient Near East Anglo-Saxon & Viking • Greece & Rome Landscape • Prehistory • The Medieval World Arts & Culture • Humanities • Poetry • Social Sciences


Welcome to the Spring 2019 Catalogue from Oxbow Books We are very pleased to present to you book for the Spring 2019 season in this catalogue. The first half of the catalogue contains books on archaeology, ancient history, and the middle ages from our own imprints, alongside our distributed publishers. The second half, beginning on p. 40, contains books on arts and culture, humanities, poetry, and social sciences. We’re also pleased to welcome our new distributed publisher, the University Press of Kentucky, whose backlist can be found throughout the catalogue. Be sure to check out our bestsellers and recent highlights, available to order now. With so much packed into this catalogue, we’re sure that there will be something in here to interest you. Trade ordering information can be found inside the back cover. Books marked will be available in eBook format from Oxbow Books.

Archaeology, Ancient History & Middle Ages Prehistory..................................................................1 Ancient Egypt & The Near East..............................8 Greece & the Helenistic World...............................12 Rome & The Roman Provinces..............................13 Medieval Archaeology.........................,,...................15 Archaeological Method & Theory..........................18 British Archaeology..................................................23 Maritime Archaeology, Ships & Shipping.........26 Museums, Heritage & Collections.......................27 Historical Literature & Criticism...........................30 Numismatics: Coins & Medals................................31 World History & Archaeology................................33 Recent Highlights.....................................................35

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Humanities, Arts & Culture American History.......................................................38 Art & Architecture....................................................40 Biography & Memoir................................................42 Cinema, Television & Music....................................47 Education...................................................................50 Fiction & Poetry..........................................................51 Literature & Criticism...............................................54 Philosophy..................................................................55 Politics & Political History.......................................59 Race & Equality..........................................................65 Religion & Theology.................................................67 Sports.........................................................................68 Travel Guides & Writing..........................................69 Wellbeing & Health...................................................69 Military History............................................................71 Recent Highlights......................................................75

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All prices and publication dates are accurate at the time of printing but subject to change without notice. Front cover: From Freshwater Fish in England, by Alison Locker (p.24). From Rev. William Houghton (headmaster, naturalist and angler 1828-1895). 1879. British Freshwater Fishes. Webb & Bower Facsimile edition 1981.


New ways forward in archaeology, linguistics, and genetics

MONUMENTS IN THE MAKING

Raising the Great Dolmens in Early Neolithic Northern Europe By Vicki Cummings (University of Central Lancashire) and Colin Richards (University of Manchester)

PREHISTORY

EXPLORING CELTIC ORIGINS

A critical re-appraisal of the dolmen in Britain, Ireland and Scandinavia. Dolmens are iconic international monumental constructions which represent the first megalithic architecture (after menhirs) in north-west Europe. These monuments are characterised by an enormous capstone balanced on top of smaller uprights. However, previous investigations of these extraordinary monuments have focused on three main areas of debate. First, typology has been a dominant feature of discussion, particularly the position of dolmens in the ordering of chambered tombs. Second, attention has been placed not on how they were built but how they were used. Finally, much debate has centred on their visual appearance, and whether they were covered by mounds or cairns.

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Barry Cunliffe

This book provides a reappraisal of the ‘dolmen’ as an architectural entity and provides an alternative perspective on function. This is achieved through a re-theorising of the nature of megalithic architecture grounded in the results of a new research/fieldwork project covering Britain, Ireland and Scandinavia. It is argued that instead of understanding dolmen simply as chambered tombs, they were multi-faceted monuments whose construction was as much to do with enchantment and captivation as it was with containing the dead. Consequently, the presence of human remains within dolmens is also critically evaluated and a new interpretation offered. Windgather Press • May 2019 9781911188438 • £39.95 • Paperback 246 x 185mm • 320 pages • 100 b/w and colour illus.

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SEA-LEVEL CHANGES IN MESOLITHIC SOUTHERN SCANDINAVIA

Long- and Short-term Effects on Society and the Environment By Peter Moe Astrup Investigates questions related to populations of now-submerged areas. The seabed in southern Scandinavia contains numerous traces of a submerged landscape that is thought to be the remnant of a once important habitat for Mesolithic hunter-gatherers. This book investigates whether coastal sites have not been identified below present-day sea-level, and how sea-level changes may have impacted Mesolithic populations at different temporal and spatial scales. As well as presenting an up-to-date review of various types of evidence, new coastline models are explored and analysed. Aarhus University Press • January 2019 • 9788793423299 • £35.00 Hardback • 210 x 150mm • 400 pages

JUTLAND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY PUBLICATIONS

FARMERS AT THE FRONTIER

A Pan European Perspective on Neolithisation Edited by Kurt J. Gron (University of Durham), Lasse Sorensen (Aarhus University) and Peter Rowley-Conwy (University of Durham) Addresses the question of what the earliest farming was really like. A detailed understanding of all aspects of farming in its absolute earliest form in various regions of Europe can potentially provide a new perspective on the mechanisms by which this monumental change comes to human societies and regions. This volume collects various perspectives regarding the earliest farming from across Europe. Methodological approaches, archaeological cultures, and geographic locations in Europe are variable, but all papers engage with the simple question: What was the earliest farming like?

Oxbow Books • June 2019 • 9781789251401 • £45.00 • Hardback 240 x 170mm • 256 pages • b/w and colour illus.

UNE MAISON SOUS LES DUNES: BEG AR LOUED, ÎLE MOLÈNE, FINISTÈRE

Identité et adaptation des groupes humains en mer d’Iroise entre les IIIe et IIe millénaires avant notre ère Edited by Yvan Pailler (French National Institute for Rescue Archaeology) and Clément Nicolas (UMR 8215-Trajectoires). Results of excavations of a Neolithic stone-built house off the coast of Brittany, France. Since 2001, archaeological research has been conducted in the Molène Archipelago. The data obtained from this fieldwork provide information on the chronology of the various periods of occupation, and help to document the 3rd–2nd millennium BC transition, a period still largely unknown in the northern half of France. It is possible to sketch the lifestyle of the people who occupied the shores of the Iroise Sea. Text in French. Sidestone Press • November 2018 • 280 x 210mm • 800 pages • 146 b/w and 328 colour illus. 9789088903809 • Paperback • £100.00 9789088906138 • Hardback • £300.00

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MAKING A MARK

Image and Process in Neolithic Britain and Ireland By Andrew Meirion Jones (University of Southampton) and Marta Díaz-Guardamino (University of Cardiff)

PREHISTORY

EXPLORING CELTIC ORIGINS

Uses cutting edge digital imaging techniques to examine significance of marks on decorated artefacts. The visual imagery of Neolithic Britain and Ireland is spectacular. While the imagery of passage tombs, such as Knowth and Newgrange, are well known the rich imagery on decorated portable artefacts is less well understood. How does the visual imagery found on decorated portable artefacts compare with other Neolithic imagery, such as passage tomb art and rock art? How do decorated portable artefacts relate chronologically to other examples of Neolithic imagery?

edited by

Barry Cunliffe

Oxbow Books  • March 2019 • £40.00 9781789251883 • Paperback • 246 x 185mm 352 pages • c. 100 b/w and colour illus.

Using cutting edge digital imaging techniques, the Making a Mark project examined Neolithic decorated portable artefacts of chalk, stone, bone, antler, and wood from three key regions: southern England and East Anglia; the Irish Sea region (Wales, the Isle of Man and eastern Ireland); and Northeast Scotland and Orkney.

The volume visually documents and discusses the contexts of the decorated portable artefacts from each region, discusses the significance and chronology of practices of erasure and reworking, and compares these practices with those found in other Neolithic contexts, such as passage tomb art, rock art and pottery decoration.

Table of Contents: The arts of Neolithic Britain and Ireland? • Imagery and process • Chalk and the chalklands of southern England • Chalk Drums: Folkton and Lavant • The Irish Sea region: Ireland, Wales and the Isle of Man Artefacts in process: making carved stone balls • Flint and fabrication: the mace heads of Maesmore type Orkney: figurines and sculptured stones • Image and process in an architectural context: decorated stonework from the Ness of Brodgar, Orkney • Mark making in the Neolithic: passage tomb art, rock art, pottery and enclosures • Remarkable Objects, Multiple Objects: the ontology of decorated artefacts in Neolithic Britain and Ireland • Chequered Histories: a minor narrative of Neolithic mark making • Digital Collaborations • Terminal Hut • Making Matters

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CONTACTS, BOUNDARIES AND INNOVATION IN THE FIFTH MILLENNIUM

Exploring Developed Neolithic Societies in Central Europe and Beyond Edited by Ralf Gleser (Münster University) and Daniela Hofmann (University of Hamburg) Traces cultural diversity and cultural transformations in the Neolithic societies of the fifth millennium BC. Contributors in this volume provide up-to-date regional overviews of the main developments in the fifth millennium and discuss, in how far ceramicallydefined ‘cultures’ can be seen as spatially coherent social groups with their own way of life and worldview, and how processes of innovation can be understood.

Sidestone Press • March 2019 • £45.00 • 279 x 203mm • 335 pages • 73 b/w and 56 colour illus. 9789088907142 • £45.00 • Paperback 9789088907159 • £135.00 • Hardback

FIRST FARMERS OF THE CARPATHIAN BASIN

Changing Patterns in Subsistence, Ritual and Monumental Figurines By Eszter Bánffy (German Archaeological Institute)

Explores Neolithic cultural change through analysis of monumental clay figurines. In this fascinating new study, Eszter Bánffy takes a holistic approach to the definition of monumental early Neolithic clay figurines, analogies over Southeast Europe, and the reconstruction of rituals involved in the making and using of figurines. She reviews a broad scope of environmental and (social) zooarchaeological analyses to examine the concomitant development and significance of early dairying. The target is to present one possible narrative on the fading of the South-east European ’clayscapes‘, towards the birth of the LBK and the Central European Neolithic. Oxbow Books • March 2019 • 9781789251647 • £35.00 • Hardback 280 x 220mm • 192 pages • b/w and colour illus.

PREHISTORIC SOCIETY RESEARCH PAPERS

THE BELL BEAKER SETTLEMENT OF EUROPE The Bell Beaker Settlement of Europe The Bell Beaker phenomenon from a domestic perspective edited by Alex M. Gibson

The Bell Beaker Phenomenon from a Domestic Perspective Edited by Alex M. Gibson

The Bell Beaker Settlement of Europe

The first comprehensive, Europe-wide review of evidence for Bell Beaker settlement.

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European studies of the Bell Beaker phenomenon have concentrated on burial and artefacts that constitute its most visible aspects. This volume concentrates on the domestic sphere – assemblage composition, domestic structures (how they differ, if at all, from previous types, legacies), and provides the first pan-European synthesis of its kind. It is a Europe-wide survey and analysis of Bell Beaker settlement structures; this is particularly important as we cannot understand the Bell Beaker phenomenon by analysing graves alone.

Oxbow Books • February 2019 • 9781789251241 • £35.00 • Hardback 280 x 220mm • 336 pages • b/w and colour illus.

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A Social Perpsective Edited by Anne Teather, Peter Topping (English Heritage) and Jon Baczkowski (University of Southampton)

Explores new techniques for investigating prehistoric extraction sites.

PREHISTORY

MINING AND QUARRYING IN NEOLITHIC EUROPE

The aim of this volume is to explore new findings on extraction sites and their products. How did the acquisition of raw materials fit into other aspects of Neolithic life and social networks? How did these activities merge in creating material items that underpinned cosmology, status and identity? What are the geographic similarities, constraints and variables between the various raw materials, and how does the practise of stone extraction in the UK relate to wider extractive traditions in northwestern Europe?

Oxbow Books • June 2019 • 9781789251487 • £38.00 • Paperback 240 x 170mm • 176 pages • b/w illus.

NEOLITHIC STUDIES GROUP SEMINAR PAPERS

BRONZE AGE SETTLEMENT AND LAND-USE IN THY, NORTHWEST DENMARK, VOLUMES 1 & 2 Edited by Jens-Henrik Bech, Berit Valentin Eriksen and Kristian Kristiansen (Univeresity of Gothenburg)

An archaeological and ecological model of the organisation of landscape, settlements and households. By combining results from environmental and economic research with intensive field surveys and excavations of farmsteads with exceptional preservation, it has been possible to open a window to the changes that transformed Bronze Age society at Thy and its environment during a few centuries of exceptional expansion and wealth consumption. The results from this interdisciplinary venture made it possible to link together the histories of local farmsteads with the wider regional and global history of the Bronze Age in North-western Europe during this period. Aarhus University Press • August 2018 • 9788793423220 • £50.00 JUTLAND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY Hardback • 297 x 210mm • 859 pages PUBLICATIONS

MAKING METALS AND MOULDING SOCIETY

A Global Perspective on the Emergence of Bronze Age Social Complexity Edited by Thilo Rehren (Archaeology Research Center, Nicosia, Cyprus), Tianjin Xu, Lucas Nickel, Jianli Chen (University of Peking) and Rui Pang An important new examination of the introduction of bronze metallurgy on a global scale. The emergence and spread of the Bronze Age continues to drive scholarly debate across many disciplines, from theoretical, funerary and economic archaeology to archaeometallurgy and social archaeology. This volume brings together leading experts from around the world looking at the Bronze Age as a global phenomenon. Papers examine the emergence and spread of bronze metallurgy, its role in society and impact on developing economies. Case studies range from China through Europe and to Africa and South America. Oxbow Books • April 2019 • 9781789252057 • £48.00 • Hardback 280 x 220mm • 208 pages • b/w and colour illus.

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DEATH REVISITED

The excavation of three Bronze Age barrows and surrounding landscape at Apeldoorn-Wieselseweg By Arjan Louwen (University of Leiden) and Prof. Dr. David Fontijn (University of Leiden) Results of the excavation of three Middle Bronze Age barrows in the Netherlands. This book presents a group of small and inconspicuous barrows that were recently discovered in the forest of Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. They are part of an extensive barrow landscape of which little was yet known. Fieldwork carried out in and around them yielded a wealth of new data. It was discovered that even the most inconspicuous and heavily damaged mound of this group still contained many special features. Sidestone Press • September 2019 • 280 x 210mm • 200 pages • 10 b/w and 130 colour illus. 9789088905803 • £45.00 • Hardback 9789088905810 • £135.00 • Paperback

TRACING TECHNOSCAPES

The Production of Bronze Age Wall Paintings in the Eastern Mediterranean Edited by Johannes Becker (Ruhr-University Bochum), Johannes Jungfleisch (Free University of Berlin) and Constance von Rüden (Ruhr-University Bochum) Provides insights into wall painting traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean Bronze Age. This volume provides insights into the various technical approaches and underlying bodies of knowledge in the different wall painting traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean and West Asia, by bringing together authors of different scientific backgrounds ranging between Conservational Studies, Archaeometry, Prehistory, Egyptology, as well as Western Asiatic and Classical Archaeology. Sidestone Press • November 2018 • 254 x 178mm • 230 pages • 119 b/w and 36 colour illus. 9789088906879 • £45.00 • Paperback 9789088906886 • £135.00 • Hardback

THE SELHURST PARK PROJECT

Excavations at Middle Barn, Selhurstpark Farm, Eartham, West Sussex 2005–2008 By George Anelay (West Sussex Archaeology) Results of the excavation of a Middle-Late Iron Age farmstead and its enclosures. Excavations at Middle Barn, Selhurst Park, Eartham uncovered a Middle Iron Age to early Roman farmstead, sitting upon the southern slopes of the South Downs in West Sussex, and overlooking the Sussex coastal plain. While the structural remains were unremarkable for a site of this type, the recovered artefact assemblages were substantial and important. The resulting wealth of new evidence relating to Iron Age and Roman occupation reveals much about the interrelation of the Downs to the north, and the coastal plain below. Oxbow Books • January 2019 • 9781789251166 • £40.00 • Paperback 297 x 210mm • 152 pages • b/w illus.

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Iron Age Studies from Scotland to Mainland Europe Edited by Tanja Romankiewicz (University of Edinburgh), Manuel Fernández-Götz (University of Edinburgh), Gary Lock (University of Oxford) and Olivier Büchsenschütz

PREHISTORY

ENCLOSING SPACE, OPENING NEW GROUND

New approaches to understanding how and why Iron Age communities in Europe enclosed space. Enclosures are among the most widely distributed features of the European Iron Age. From fortifications to field systems, they demarcate territories and settlements, sanctuaries and central places, burials and ancestral grounds. This dividing of the physical and the mental landscape between an ‘inside’ and an ‘outside’ is investigated anew in a series of essays by some of the leading scholars on the topic. Oxbow Books • January 2019 • 9781789252019 • £48.00 • Hardback 280 x 220mm • 240 pages • b/w illus.

HEUVELS OP DE HEIDE

Bronstijd grafheuvels, een ijzertijd urnenveld met elite inhumatiegraf en graven uit de Romeinse tijd op de Slabroekse Heide bij Uden Edited by Richard Jansen (University of Leiden) and Sasja van der Vaart-Verschoof (University of Leiden) Excavation results of an Iron Age urn field. This book presents the results of three excavation campaigns and further research in the area now known as the Slabroekse Heide. Finds included a unique chamber inhumation with extraordinary grave goods including bronze bracelets and anklets, pins, and toiletries. The area was used as a burial ground again in the Roman period. Using modern techniques to reconstruct the use of the cemetery and the special inhumation funerary ritual in detail, this book brings these mounds back to life. Text in Dutch. Sidestone Press • May 2019 • 280 x 210mm • 290 pages • 41 b/w and 185 colour illus. 9789088906107 • £65.00 • Paperback 9789088906114 • £195.00 • Hardback

KEOS XI: AYIA IRINI

The Wall Paintings of the Northeast Bastion: Social Context and the Miniature Frieze This book presents the results of the study of the wall paintings from the Northeast Bastion at Ayia Irini, situating them within the wider social context of the island of Kea and the Aegean world. The social implications of the fascinating and often unique iconography is explored, and the setting within a fortification wall is quite extraordinary. The volume contains many catalogue entries, which contain colour images of the fragments, and it is also abundantly illustrated with colour drawings, visualisations, and photographs.

INSTAP Academic Press (Institute for Aegean Prehistory) • January 2019 • 9781931534970 £55.00 • Hardback • 280 x 216mm • 200 pages • 20 tables, 147 figs. PREHISTORY MONOGRAPHS

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ANCIENT EGYPT & THE NEAR EAST

EXPLORING CELTIC ORIGINS New ways forward in archaeology, linguistics, and genetics

THE EGYPTIAN COLLECTION AT NORWICH CASTLE MUSEUM

Catalogue and Essays By Faye Kalloniatis (Norwich Castle Museum) Full catalogue and essays on the Egyptian collection at Norwich Castle Museum, containing over 400 objects. This volume represents the first full publication of the important Egyptian collection at Norwich Castle, which contains several outstanding objects.

edited by

Barry Cunliffe

Oxbow Books • June 2019  • 9781789251968 £45.00 • Hardback • 280 x 216mm • 464 pages c. 400 b/w and 70 colour plates

Part 1 begins with an outline of the acquisition history of the Egyptian collection and its display within Norwich Castle in 1894, when it was converted from a prison to a museum. The collection was largely acquired between the nineteenth and first part of the twentieth centuries. Its most prominent donor was Flaxman Spurrell, whose varied collection. Also included are essays on several of the museum’s outstanding items – Ipu’s shroud, a rare early 18th Dynasty example with fragments also held in Cairo; the 22nd Dynasty finely decorated and well-preserved cartonnage and wooden lid of the priest, Ankh-hor, and the exceptional model granary of Nile clay painted with lively scenes, one showing the owner, Intef, playing senet.

Part 2 is a detailed catalogue of the complete collection. It is organised into sections with objects grouped together mainly according to type—stelae, shabtis, scarabs, jewellery, amulets, vessels, flints, lamps, inscribed Book of the Dead fragments, metal figurines, and Late Antique cloths—and also according to function, such as cosmetics and grooming, and architectural and furniture elements. The inscribed materials have all been translated and individual entries give examples or parallels. Colour plates illustrate each object.

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OIUC • Jan 2018 9781614910053 • Paperback £14.95 • 152 pages

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Oxbow Books • Dec 2017 9780856688522 • Hardback £50.00 • 318 pages

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Edited by Susanne Binder

Current research on the history, society, art, and archaeology of ancient Egypt. Volume 26 of this peer-reviewed journal contains 9 articles on current research in Egyptology by leading scholars in the field. The articles in this volume present current research on topics referring to the history and society, the art and archaeology of ancient Egypt. The authors are scholars from Macquarie University in Sydney and from other academic institutions around the world.

Australian Centre for Egyptology • June 2018 • 9781741384703 • £18.95 Paperback • 255 x 210mm • 144 pages • b/w and colour illus.

ANCIENT EGYPT & THE NEAR EAST

THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN CENTRE FOR EGYPTOLOGY, VOLUME 26 (2018)

BULLETIN OF THE ACE

JJP 47 (2018) JOURNAL OF JURISTIC PAPYROLOGY Edited by Tomasz Derda and Adam Łajtar

The forty-seventh issue of The Journal of Juristic Papyrology. Topics include a study of typologies of ancient bilingual glossaries; examination an early fourth-century fragment of an address from the Jews of Oxyrhynchos; Coptic ostraca from the Theban Hermitage; the legends on a painting at the Monastery on Kom H in Dongola, and a Nubian funerary stele from the Bankes Collection.

Journal of Juristic Papyrology • October 2018 • 5550205904 • £40.00 Hardback • 235 x 165mm • 254 pages

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JJP SUPPLEMENT 31 (2017) JOURNAL OF JURISTIC PAPYROLOGY

ΟΙΝΟΣ: Production and Import of Wine in Graeco-Roman Egypt By Dorota Dzierzbicka Investigates the role of local and imported wines on the Egyptian market in the Graeco-Roman period. To study the supply of wine and its economic role, two topics must be considered: local production, and import of foreign vintages. In this book, the part devoted to Egyptian wine seeks to establish where and how wine was manufactured, the social base for this industry, and the kinds of wine were locally produced in Egypt, as well as its patterns of distribution. The aim of the part devoted to import is to try to determine which foreign wines reached Egypt during the Graeco-Roman period. Journal of Juristic Papyrology • December 2017 • 9788394684815 • £50.00 Hardback • 255 x 210mm • 318 pages

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JJP SUPPLEMENT 33 (2018) JOURNAL OF JURISTIC PAPYROLOGY

The Second Gift of The Nile. Monks and Monasteries in Late Antique Egypt By Ewa Wipszycka Presents the results of in-depth research on late antique Egyptian monasticism. This book presents results of in-depth research on late antique Egyptian monasticism. Author Ewa Wipszycka reworks some previously published ideas or texts, taking into account discoveries of both new textual and archaeological sources, along with new interpretations of known data. The chronological scope of the book extends to the mid-eighth century or thereabouts.

Journal of Juristic Papyrology • August 2018 • 9788394684839 • £58.00 • Hardback 235 x 165mm • 565 pages

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JJP SUPPLEMENT 34 (2018) JOURNAL OF JURISTIC PAPYROLOGY Inscribing the Saints in Late Antique Anatolia By Paweł Nowakowski

Explores the use of inscriptions as an instrument of the cult of saints in Asia Minor. The book explores the use of inscriptions as an instrument of the cult of saints in Asia Minor between the 4th and mid-7th c. AD. In addition to the analytical chapters, the work encompasses a catalogue of around 250 inscriptions on stone, mosaics, small objects, and graffiti, attesting to the rise and development of the cult of saints in the discussed region and period. For the first time such a catalogue includes revised full texts of inscriptions, English translations, bibliographical references, and a detailed commentary. Journal of Juristic Papyrology • September 2018 • 9788394684846 • £63.00 • Hardback 235 x 165mm • 400 pages JJP SUPPLEMENTS

ESSAYS FOR THE LIBRARY OF SESHAT

Studies Presented to Janet H. Johnson on the Occasion of Her 70th Birthday Edited by Robert K. Ritner Twenty-eight colleagues, students and friends contribute papers in honour of Janet H. Johnson. Janet H. Johnson, Morton D. Hull Distinguished Professor of Egyptology, is internationally known as editor of the Chicago Demotic Dictionary (CDD) project (1976-present), but her publications and interests extend far beyond lexicography. These range from philology and social history to technology and archaeology, including gender studies and marriage, bureaucracy and scribal training, Egyptian grammar of all periods, as well as computer applications to Egyptology. This Festschrift reflects her wide variety of interests, with topics ranging from the Old Kingdom to Late Antiquity. Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago • August 2018 STUDIES IN ANCIENT ORIENTAL CORINTH 9781614910329 • £23.50 • Paperback • 298 x 229mm • 464 pages • 134 illus. CIVILIZATION

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Volume I, Part 2: Translation and Commentary; Volume 1, Part 3: Figures and Plates By Peter J. Brand, Rosa Erika Feleg and William J. Murnane Analysis and exploration of wall reliefs in the Great Hypostyle Hall of Karnak Temple. Standing at the heart of Karnak Temple, the Great Hypostyle Hall is a forest of 134 giant sandstone columns enclosed by massive walls. Sety I built the Great Hypostyle Hall ca. 1300 BCE and decorated the northern wing with exquisite bas reliefs. After his death, his successor Ramesses II completed the southern wing mostly in sunk relief. This volume provides full translation, epigraphic analysis, and photographic documentation of the elaborate wall reliefs inside the Hall. Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago • November 2018 • 9781614910275 • £77.95 • Hardback 298 x 229mm • 932 pages ORIENTAL INSTITUTE PUBLICATIONS

ANCIENT EGYPT & THE NEAR EAST

THE GREAT HYPOSTYLE HALL IN THE TEMPLE OF AMUN AT KARNAK

MORTUARY PRACTICES AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION

The Eastern Nile Delta During the 4th–early 3rd Millennium BC By Joanne M. Rowland (University of Edinburgh) A detailed examination of Ancient Egyptian mortuary practices. This volume is concerned with means by which to approach mortuary data – especially when there is a considerable lack of settlement data – to consider both what it can tell us about the living world, and what it can tell us about relationships between the dead and the living. It gives an overview of the period prior to and during the rise of the Egyptian state, and presents a clear methodology for approaching mortuary data.

Oxbow Books • May 2019 • 9781789251722 • £38.00 • Paperback 240 x 170mm •256 pages • b/w and colour illus. STUDIES IN FUNERARY ARCHAEOLOGY

FROM MICROCOSM TO MACROCOSM

Individual households and cities in Ancient Egypt and Nubia By Julia Budka and Johannes Auenmüller An overview of current research on settlements in Egypt and Nubia. This book discusses both a micro-approach, introducing microhistories of individual sites according to recent archaeological fieldwork and incorporating interdisciplinary methods, as well as general patterns and regional developments in Northeast Africa. This combination of research questions on the micro-level with the macro-level provides new information about cities and households in Ancient Egypt and Nubia.

Sidestone Press • September 2018 • 254 x 178mm • 360 pages • 59 b/w and 82 full colour illus. 9789088905988 • £65.00 • Paperback 9789088905995 • £195.00 • Hardback

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GREECE & THE HELLENISTIC WORLD

ANCIENT CORINTH

Site Guide (Modern Greek) By Guy D.R. Sanders, Jennifer Palinkas, Ioulia Tzonou-Herbst and James Herbst The first official guidebook to the site of Ancient Corinth in over 50 years. This is the first official guidebook to the site of ancient Corinth published by the ASCSA in over 50 years, and it comes fully updated with the most current information, colour photos, maps, and plans. It is an indispensable resource for the casual tourist or professional archaeologist new to the site. The guide begins with a history of Corinth and its excavations and then presents two tours.

American School of Classical Studies at Athens • April 2018 • 9789607067098 • £14.95 Paperback • 203 x 140mm • 208 pages • 179 b/w and colour illus. and 2 foldout maps

GREEK COLONIZATION IN LOCAL CONTEXT

Edited by Jason Lucas (Open University), Carrie Anne Murray (Brock University) and Sarah Owen (University of Cambridge) Examines Greek colonization in social, religious, economic and cultural terms. This book takes a fresh look at Greek colonies around Europe and Black Sea. The emphasis is on cultural interaction, transformation and the repercussions and local reactions to colonization in social, religious and cultural terms. Papers examine the archaeological evidence for cultural interaction in a series of case studies from locations around the Mediterranean and Black Sea regions. This collection of new papers by leading scholars reveals fascinating details of the native response to the imposition of Greek rule.

Oxbow Books • January 2019 • 9781789251326 • £40.00 • Paperback UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE MUSEUM OF 240 x 170mm • 224 pages • b/w illus. CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY MONOGRAPHS

THE ARCHAIC PERIOD

Chalkis Aetolias II By Sanne Houby-Nielsen and Edited by Søren Houby-Nielsen Richly illustrated catalogue of excavations of Homeric Chalkis. Homeric Chalkis is situated on the coast of Aetolia at the very ‘gateway’ of the Gulf of Patras. Excavations revealed well-preserved stratigraphies, a broad spectrum of pottery and wares, as well as tools for complex textile manufacture. The results offer important new evidence on how courtyard houses were specifically suited to manufacture, as well as relations between gender behaviour and Greek houses. The catalogue is richly illustrated with profile drawings, plans, black-and- white and colour photos and accompanied by discussions of the material.

Aarhus University Press • January 2019 • 9788771847123 • £40.00 Hardback • 274 x 210mm • 300 pages • 379 b/w figs, 9 colour figs, 32 tables MONOGRAPHS OF THE DANISH INSTITUTE AT ATHENS

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Archaeology and History By Thomas Fischer and M. C. Bishop

A major overview of the imperial Roman army: its soldiers, weapons, equipment and history. Compared to modern standard, the Roman army of the imperial era was surprisingly small. However, when assessed in terms of their various tasks, they by far outstrip modern armies – acting not only as an armed power of the state in external and internal conflicts, but also carrying out functions which nowadays are performed by police, local government, customs and tax authorities, as well as constructing roads, ships, and buildings.

ROME & THE ROMAN PROVINCES

ARMY OF THE ROMAN EMPERORS

With this opulent volume, Thomas Fischer presents a comprehensive and unique exploration of the Roman military of the imperial era. With over 600 illustrations, the costumes, weapons and equipment of the Roman army are explored in Oxbow Books • April 2019 • 9781789251845 detail using archaeological finds dating from the £45.00 • Hardback • 280 x 216mm • 496 pages late Republic to Late Antiquity, and from all over 574 colour & black and white images the Roman Empire. The buildings and fortifications associated with the Roman army are also discussed. By comparing conflicts, border security, weaponry and artefacts, the development of the army through time is traced. This work is intended for experts as well as to readers with a general interest in Roman history. It is also a treasure-trove for re-enactment groups, as it puts many common perceptions of the weaponry, equipment and dress of the Roman army to the test.

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ROME & THE ROMAN PROVINCES

JULIUS CAESAR’S BATTLE FOR GAUL

New Archaeological Perspectives Edited by Andrew P. Fitzpatrick (University of Leicester) and Colin Haselgrove (University of Leicester) The latest archaeological research on the Battle for Gaul and its aftermath. Roman historians have little to say on the consequences of the war on the Iron Age communities of north-west Europe. Their story is told instead by archaeology and numismatics. This book presents the latest archaeological research on the Battle for Gaul and its aftermath. It is the first Europe-wide overview and much of the research is published here in English for the first time. After an introduction to recent trends in historical studies, thematic studies and regional surveys analyse the archaeological and numismatic evidence from across north-west Europe. Oxbow Books • May 2019 • 9781789250503 • £38.00 • Paperback 240 x 170mm • 224 pages • b/w and colour illustrations

ROADS IN THE DESERTS OF ROMAN EGYPT

By Maciej Paprocki (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) Uses archaeological evidence to assess how desert roads evolved in Roman Egypt. Using archaeology, satellite imaging, landscape studies, and network analysis, this book examines evidence for desert roads in Roman Egypt, and assesses Roman influence on the road density in two select desert areas: the central and southern section of the Eastern Desert and the central Marmarican Plateau. It discusses geographical and social factors influencing road use in the period, demonstrating that Roman overseers of these lands adapted remarkably well to local desert conditions, improving roads and developing the trail network.

Oxbow Books • March 2019 • 9781789251562 • £38.00 • Paperback 240 x 170mm • 288 pages • b/w illus.

BEYOND THE ROMANS

Posthuman Perspectives in Roman archaeology Edited by Irene Selsvold (University of Gothenburg) and Lewis Webb (Umeå University) Explores post-humanist approaches to re-examine Roman material culture. This volume takes up posthuman theoretical perspectives to interpret Roman material culture. These perspectives provide novel and compelling ways of grappling with theoretical problems in Roman archaeology, producing new knowledge and questions about the complex relationships and interactions between humans and non-humans in Roman culture and society. This is the first volume on these themes in Roman Archaeology, aimed at providing valuable perspectives into Roman myth, art and material culture, displacing and complicating notions of human exceptionalism and individualist subjectivity. Oxbow Books • February 2019 • 9781789251364 • £40.00 Hardback • 160 pages • b/w illus.

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The Sacred and Secular Power of Embroidery By Alexandra Lester-Makin The first detailed analyses of all 43 known early medieval British embroideries. This latest title in the highly successful Ancient Textiles series is the first substantial monographlength historiography of early medieval embroideries and their context within the British Isles. The book brings together and analyses for the first time all 43 embroideries believed to have been made in the British Isles and Ireland in the early medieval period.

Oxbow Books • May 2019  • 9781789251449 • £38.00 Paperback • 240 x 170mm • 272 pages b/w and col illus. ANCIENT TEXTILES SERIES

MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY

THE LOST ART OF THE ANGLOSAXON WORLD

New research carried out on those embroideries that are accessible today, involving the collection of technical data, stitch analysis, observations of condition and wear-marks and microscopic photography supplements a survey of existing published and archival sources. The research has been used to write, for the first time, the ‘story’ of embroidery, including what we can learn of its producers, their techniques, and the material functions and metaphorical meanings of embroidery within early medieval Anglo-Saxon society.

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MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY

INTERPRETING MEDIEVAL EFFIGIES The Evidence from Yorkshire to 1400 By Brian Gittos and Moira Gittos

A detailed examination of surviving monumental effigies from northern medieval Britain. This innovative study examines and analyses the wealth of evidence provided by the monumental effigies of Yorkshire, from the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, including some of very high sculptural merit. More than 200 examples survive from the historic county in varying states of preservation. Together, they present a picture of the people able to afford them, at a time when the county was frequently at the forefront of national politics and administration, during the Scottish wars. The text is accompanied by a comprehensive catalogue, making available a substantial body of research for the first time. The study considers the relationship between the monuments and related sculpture, architecture, painting, glass, Oxbow Books • February 2019 etc., together with contemporary documentary 9781789251289 • £40.00 • Hardback evidence, where it is available. This material and 280 x 220mm • 408 pages • b/w and colour illus. the underlying methodology are now available to illuminate monuments of the medieval period across the whole country. Its methods and messages extend understanding of all monuments, broadening its potential audience from the purely local to everyone concerned with medieval sculpture and church archaeology.

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Guy Points • Jan 2017 9780955767999 • Paperback £16.95 • 184 pages

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A compilation of some of Godfrey Wettinger’s Writings Edited by Mark Camilleri

Articles on the social and economic aspects of Maltese life in late Medieval Malta. This is Prof. Godfrey Wettinger’s unfinished project; completed posthumously in celebration of Wettinger as the recipient of the National Book Prize “Lifetime Achievement Award” for 2014. Wettinger, who was one of Malta’s foremost Medieval historians, was quite aware of the lack of studies on social and economic aspects in Medieval studies and his wish to collect these articles into one book will in a way serve future historians as a new window from which to access and even address this historiographic gap.

MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY

ASPECTS OF DAILY LIFE IN LATE MEDIEVAL MALTA AND GOZO

Midsea Books • May 2018 • 9789990945850 • £26.50 • Paperback 208 pages • 68 illus., 48 tables

CRAFTING COMMUNITIES AND SOCIAL NETWORKS IN VIKING TOWNS Edited by Stephen P. Ashby (University of York) and Søren Sindbaek (University of York)

Explores the interface between craft, communication networks, and urbanisation in Viking-age Northern Europe. Viking-period towns were the hubs of cross-cultural communication of their age, and innovations in specialized crafts provide archaeologists with some of the best evidence for studying this communication. The integrated results presented in these papers have been made possible through the sustained collaboration of a group of experts with complementary insights into individual crafts, and emerge from recent scholarly advances in the study of artefacts and production. Oxbow Books • April 2019 • 9781789251609 • £38.00 • Paperback 240 x 170mm • 224 pages • b/w and colour illus.

FOUR REMARKABLE MANUSCRIPTS FROM THE MIDDLE AGES By Christopher de Hamel

Explores four extraordinary books that have all survived from the Middle Ages. Accompanying a 2018 exhibition in New York, this beautiful catalogue explores four books that are remarkable survivals of what people read in the Middle Ages – the finest of medieval Bibles (the greatest text of Western civilization), one of the oldest Books of Hours (the most famous medieval manuscripts of all), Biography (the unique legend of an Anglo-Saxon princess), and the History of Troy (the oldest chivalric story in European history).

Les Enluminures • October 2018 • 9780997184273 • £30.00 • Paperback 300 x 195mm • 144 pages • 80 illus.

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ARCHAEOLOGICAL METHOD & THEORY

REINVENTING SUSTAINABILITY

How Archaeology Can Save the Planet By Erika Guttmann-Bond (University of Wales) Discusses the potential for the reintroduction of ancient technologies to create a healthier, more sustainable planet. This book is about sustainable agriculture and architecture in the past, and the engineering works that supported them, but it also looks to the future. Ancient technologies are often simple, low in cost, and depend on local materials – and significantly, don’t require fossil fuels. This book explores what we in the West can learn from the past to create a healthier, more sustainable and environmentally richer planet.

Oxbow Books • February 2019 • 9781785709920 •£25.00 • Paperback 240 x 170mm • 160 pages • b/w and colour illus.

COOKING WITH PLANTS IN PREHISTORIC GREECE An Archaeobotanical Exploration of Ancient Cuisine By Soultana Maria Valamoti (University of Thessaloniki)

An overview of plant food ingredients and cooking methods, with recipes based on archaeobotanical evidence. This book is the outcome of more than 20 years of archaeobotanical research conducted by the author at prehistoric sites in Greece. In its 13 chapters the book offers an overview of a wide range of plant food ingredients, starting from their retrieval in the field and proceeding with a presentation of their spatial and temporal distribution as well as an exploration of their potential uses in prehistoric cuisine. The book ends with a selection of delicious recipes with simple ingredients the author has compiled.

Oxbow Books • June 2019 • 9781789251685 • £38.00 • Paperback 240 x 170mm • 320 pages • b/w and colour illus.

PAST LANDSCAPES

The Dynamics of Interaction between Society, Landscape, and Culture Edited by Annette Haug (University of Kiel), Lutz Käppel (University of Kiel) and Johannes Müller (University of Kiel) Multi-faceted theories, concepts and practices on past landscapes. Landscapes are understood as products of human-environmental interaction. At the same time, they are arenas, in which societal and cultural activities as well as receptions of environments and human developments take place. This book presents theories, concepts, approaches and case studies dealing with human development in landscapes, showing that only an interdisciplinary approach can cover the manifold aspects of the topic. On the other hand, it also implies that the very different approaches cannot be reduced to a simplistic uniform definition of landscape. Sidestone Press • December 2018 • 279 x 203mm • 240 pages • 23 b/w and 69 colour illus. 9789088907319 • £40.00 • Paperback 9789088907296 • £120.00 • Hardback

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By R.T.J. Cappers

Explores food products made by transitional hunter-gatherers by examining traditional foods still being made today. Explores the basic principles of the processes applied to cereals and milk. What kinds of traditional foods can be considered representative of an ancient and unique traditional cuisine? Which technologies are necessary for their production? And how might these foods have been made on a large scale and with efficient use of fuel? How were they preserved for long periods? The atlas portion of the book presents well over 200 samples of traditional foods. Each sample includes a description with high-quality photographs.

Barkhuis • July 2018 • 9789492444707 • £90.95 • Hardback 240 x 170mm • 640 pages

GRONINGEN ARCHAEOLOGICAL STUDIES

WAS TRANKEN DIE FRÜHEN KELTEN?

ARCHAEOLOGICAL METHOD & THEORY

DIGITAL ATLAS OF TRADITIONAL FOOD MADE FROM CEREALS AND MILK

Bedeutungen und Funktionen mediterraner Importe im früheisenzeitlichen Mitteleuropa. Internationale Konferenz Kloster Weltenburg 28.04.-01.05.2017. Edited by Philipp W. Stockhammer (Ludwig-Maximilians-University) and Janine Fries-Knoblach Sheds new light on Early Celtic drinking practices in Central Europe. What the so-called “early Celts” used to drink has been a matter of debate for more than a century. This book aims at connecting innovative approaches from both arts and sciences and at profitably transferring them to the archaeological evidence. Articles in German, English and French. Sidestone Press • November 2018 • 280 x 210 mm • 360 pages • 37 b/w and 129 colour illus. 9789088906145 • £60.00 • Paperback BEFIM STUDIES 9789088906152 • £180.00 • Hardback

HUMAN REMAINS IN ARCHAEOLOGY A Handbook By Charlotte A. Roberts (University of Durham)

This revised and updated 2nd edition of Professor Charlotte Robert’s best-selling Practical Handbook. The very latest guidance on all aspects of the recovery, handling and study of human remains. It begins by asking why we should study human remains, and the ethical issues surrounding their recovery, analysis, curation and display, along with consideration of the current legal requirements for the excavation of such remains in the UK. With its extensive bibliography, it is essential and fascinating reading for all practitioners and students of bioarchaeology, and is accessible to anyone with an interest in the study of human remains.

Council for British Archaeology • October 2018 • 9781909990036 • £25.00 • Paperback 246 x 190mm • 336 pages • 131 illus. CBA PRACTICAL HANDBOOK

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ANCIENT TEXTILES MODERN SCIENCE II Edited by Heather Hopkins and Katrin Kania

Describes and discusses recent advances in the scientific analysis of ancient textiles. Ancient Textiles Modern, Science II follows the success of the first proceedings, published in 2013. It highlights the range of subjects and approaches, from improved forms of notation for nålbinding and terminology for non-woven fabric structures, to presentation and practical interpretation of new and unique discoveries from Lengberg Castle and of Roman leather underpants. The end result is an understanding of each aspect of historic textiles that is greater than the sum of its individual parts.

Oxbow Books • October 2018 • 9781789251203 • £35.00 • Paperback 144 pages • b/w illus.

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OCÉAN, CÉRAMIQUES ET ÎLES DANS L’OUEST DE LA FRANCE

Approche archéométrique des relations paléo-économiques des populations insulaires du Néolithique à l’Antiquité By Benjamin Gehres Investigates paleo-economic relations between islands and main-land groups in western France. This book examines the development of ceramic production and exchange between the mainland and islands of Brittany from the Neolithic to the GalloRoman period. Archaeometric analysis of ceramics is used to explore the development of communication networks: the movement of people and of products between the islands and the mainland. Did these islands produce their own pottery or were they dependent on mainland production? The results of this research provide new evidence about the prehistoric occupation of the islands Press of Brittany. Sidestone • November 2018 • 280 x 210mm • 410 pages • 24 b/w and 302 colour illus. 9789088906237 • £95.00 • Paperback AMERICAN LANDSCAPES 9789088906244 • £285.00 • Hardback

STRUCTURES OF POWER

Law and Gender Across the Ancient Near East and Beyond By Peter J. Brand, Rosa Erika Feleg (University of Memphis) and William J. Murnane (University of Memphis) A cross-cultural study of the intersection between law and gender relations in the ancient world. This volume publishes the proceedings of the eleventh annual University of Chicago Oriental Institute Seminar. Its central goal is to present a cross-cultural study of the intersection between law and gender relations in the ancient world, with a focus on the ancient Near East. The way in which similar issues were manifested in different cultural and historical contexts is examined, with the goal of identifying common denominators as well as particularities. The three themes discussed in this volume are examined through multiple historical-cultural examples. Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago • October 2018 • 9781614910398 • £29.95 BRITISH MUSEUM RESEARCH Paperback • 254 x 178mm • 228 pages ORIENTAL PUBLICATIONS INSTITUTE SEMINARS

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BESIDE THE OCEAN Coastal Landscapes at the Bay of Skaill, Marwick, and Birsay Bay, Orkney

David Griffiths, Jane Harrison and Michael Athanson

ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH 2003–2017

Towards a high-definition archaeology Edited by Rubina Raja and Søren Raja Reviews new archaeological approaches to urban evolution. This book compares the medieval Northern European archaeology of urbanism to the archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean World. The 40 contributions in this book demonstrate how new techniques for refining archaeological dates and contexts, and the the provenance ascribed to material culture, afford a new high-definition approach to the study of global and interregional dynamics. This opens up for far-reaching questions as to how and to what extent urban networks catalysed societal and environmental expansions and crises in the past.

Aarhus University Press • August 2018 • 9788771846232 • £30.00 • Paperback 240 x 170mm • 309 pages

AN AGE OF EXPERIMENT: CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY TRANSFORMED (1976-2014)

ARCHAEOLOGICAL METHOD & THEORY

URBAN NETWORK EVOLUTIONS

Edited by Lisa Nevett and James Whitley

Brings together the work of Snodgrass’s former students, recognised scholars in their respective fields. What is Classical Archaeology’s place within the overall study of antiquity and the history of humanity? And what is its relationship to its kindred disciplines of ancient history, art history and Mediterranean prehistory? This volume brings together the work of Snodgrass’s former students to address this question. Each contribution brings a unique perspective to bear on the current state of Classical archaeology and its place in not only Mediterranean but global history, art history and archaeology.

McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research • September 2018 • 9781902937809 • £45.00 Hardback • 280 x 216mm • 250 pages MCDONALD INSTITUTE MONOGRAPHS

THE ANCIENT ART OF TRANSFORMATION

Case Studies from Mediterranean Contexts Edited by Renee M. Gondek (Univerity of Mary Washington) and Carrie L. Sulosky Weaver (University of Pittsburgh) Establishes methods for understanding how ancient visual culture was affected by processes of transformation. This book examines instances of human transformation in the ancient and early Christian Mediterranean world by exploring the ways in which art impacts, aids, or provides evidence for physical, spiritual, personal, and social transitions. Together, these papers offer a close examination of various types of visual evidence from several cultures and periods (e.g., Etruscan, Greek, Roman, early Christian), and document how personal, societal, historical changes become permanently fixed in the material record. Oxbow Books • January 2019 • 9781789251043 • £38.00 • Paperback 240 x 170 • 240 pagesmm • b/w and colour illus.

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CONSTRUCTING MONUMENTS, PERCEIVING MONUMENTALITY AND THE ECONOMICS OF BUILDING

Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to the Built Environment Edited by Ann Brysbaert (Univeresity of Leiden), Victor Klinkenberg (University of Leiden), Ann Gutiérrez-Garcia M. and Irene Vikatou (University of Leiden) Explore dynamic meaning-making processes in monuments. Monuments associated with a society’s dynamic socio-economic and political processes may physically remain the same for some time, but certainly not forever. Their associated meaning may also change regularly due to changing contexts in which people perceived, assessed, and interacted with such constructions. This book investigates these such processes. Sidestone Press • December 2018 • 254 x 178mm • 285 pages • 40 b/w and 46 colour illus. 9789088906961 • £45.00 • Paperback 9789088906978 • £135.00 • Hardback

SEASCAPE CORRIDORS

Modeling Routes to Connect Communities Across the Caribbean Sea By Emma Ruth Slayton Models past maritime connections between indigenous island communities in the Caribbean. There is little evidence of the routes connecting Amerindian communities in the Caribbean prior to and just after 1492. Uncovering possible canoe routes between these communities can help to explain the structure, capabilities, and limitations of the physical links in their social and material networks. This book uses archaeological evidence, ethnographic accounts, language analysis, and computer tools developed for this work to model possible trade routes and connections in various seasons and through different regions. Sidestone Press • September 2018 • 254 x 178mm • 340 pages • 72 b/w and 38 colour illus. 9789088905773 • £45.00 • Paperback 9789088905780 • £135.00 • Hardback

CHANGE AND RESILIENCE The Occupation of Mediterranean Islands in Late Antiquity Edited by Miguel Ángel Cau Ontiveros (University of Barcelona) and Catalina Mas Florit Papers on the main Mediterranean islands from West to East in Late Antiquity. Offers a view of the main Mediterranean islands from West to East in Late Antiquity, since Mediterranean islands can contribute in fundamental ways to our understanding not only of earlier colonisations but also later periods. The volume explores specifically the time frame from the fall of the Roman Empire to the Medieval period. Different groups of papers cover islands and island groups in the Central and Western Mediterranean, the Eastern Mediterranean, and changing perceptions of island landscapes in Late Antiquity.

Oxbow Books • January 2019 • 9781789251807 • £32.00 • Paperback 234 x 156mm • 256 pages • 65 b/w illus.

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Canterbury Whitefriars excavations 1999-2004 By Alison Hicks and Mark Houliston

Describes the development of the Whitefriars area of Canterbury between AD 750 and 1225. This is the second of four books publishing the result of excavations in the Whitefriars area of Canterbury. This report describes the development of the town between AD 750 and 1225. Combining stratigraphic analysis with documentary sources, environmental and artefact assemblages, the book seeks to illustrate the development and character of the area and its immediate environs and gain an understanding of the people who lived and worked there.

BRITISH AEGEANARCHAEOLOGY ARCHAEOLOGY

WITHIN THE WALLS: THE DEVELOPING TOWN AD 7501225

Canterbury Archaeological Trust • April 2018 • 9781870545372 • £35.00 • Paperback ARCHAEOLOGY OF CANTERBURY 297 x 205mm • 310 pages

EAA 164: EXCAVATIONS AT WIXOE ROMAN SMALL TOWN, SUFFOLK By Rob Atkins

The first major excavation within a Roman small town in Suffolk for over 20 years. Construction of the Abberton pipeline has provided the first opportunity for a major excavation within a Roman small town in Suffolk for more than 20 years. A much clearer history of the town has begun to emerge as a result of the fieldwalking, geophysical survey, evaluation and excavation undertaken in advance of the pipeline project. This work has shown that Wixoe was a post-Boudican planned town probably established at a similar time to several others in the region.

East Anglian Archaeology • May 2018 • 9781907588105 • £25.00 • Paperback 297 x 210mm • 234 pages •71 illus. EAST ANGLIAN ARCHAEOLOGY MONOGRAPH

EAA 165: CONQUERING THE CLAYLANDS

Excavations at Love’s Farm, St Neots, Cambridgeshire By Mark Hinman and John Zant Reports on results of excavations at Love’s Farm, St Neots. Love’s Farm, St Neots, lies on the claylands near the western boundary of Cambridgeshire. Fieldwork conducted over 60ha by the county field unit, CAM ARC (now Oxford Archaeology East), followed geophysical survey, fieldwalking and evaluation. This extensive project permitted a detailed archaeological examination of a later prehistoric and Roman agricultural landscape on a previously unprecedented scale within the county. This publication seeks . to illustrate the site’s character and to examine its social, economic and morphological development in its wider context.

East Anglian Archaeology • August 2018 • 9781907588112 • £40.00 • Paperback 297 x 210mm • 390 pages • 197 illus. EAST ANGLIAN ARCHAEOLOGY MONOGRAPH

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FRESHWATER FISH IN ENGLAND

A Social and Cultural History of Coarse Fish from Prehistory to the Present Day By Alison Locker Charts the exploitation of native freshwater fish by man through archaeological and artistic evidence. From earliest times we have had a changing relationship with freshwater fish, specifically the non-migratory species such as pike, perch and the cyprinids discussed in this book. Through evidence from archaeology, landscape, documents, and art, the evolution of English culture can be seen to have influenced our attitude to these fish. Once lauded as a high table treat, they were to become reviled, long surpassed by marine fish and the English love of meat; this book follows the development of these attitudes. Oxbow Books • January 2019 • 9781789251128 • £38.00 • Paperback 240 x 170mm • 160 pages • b/w and colour illus.

GILL MILL

Later Prehistoric Landscape and a Roman Nucleated Settlement in the Lower Windrush Valley at Gill Mill, near Witney, Oxfordshire By Paul Booth and Andrew Simmonds Reports on results of excavations at Gill Mill quarry, Oxfordshire. The valley floodplain landscape covered by the Gill Mill quarry, almost 130ha, was intensively exploited from about 300 BC at a variety of Iron Age settlements. The largest of these remained in occupation into the early 3rd century AD, but meanwhile a large nucleated settlement grew up around a road junction roughly 1km distant to the north-west. This book examines the evidence from excavations in the area.

Oxford Archaeology • July 2018 • 9781905905423 • £35.00 • Hardback 297 x 210mm • 916 pages • 168 tables and 410 illus.

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IN THE SHADOW OF CORINIUM

Prehistoric and Roman Occupation at Kingshillsouth, Cirencester, Gloucestershire By Andrew Simmonds, Edward Biddulph and Ken Welsh Reports excavations at Kingshill South, which uncovered evidence for prehistoric and Roman activity. Excavations by Oxford Archaeology at Kingshill South on the eastern edge of Cirencester in Gloucestershire uncovered evidence for prehistoric and Roman activity. The earliest evidence dates to the Neolithic or Bronze Age, and the site was abandoned by the late 4th century AD. Evidence for craft activity was recorded, as well as both formal burials and disarticulated human bone across the settlement.

Oxford Archaeology • May 2018 • 9781905905416 • £15.00 • Paperback 297 x 210mm • 552 pages • 64 tables and 97 illus.

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The South-eastern Extramural Settlement of Roman Alchester and Rural Occupation in its Hinterland: The Archaeology of East West Rail Phase 1 By Andrew Simmonds and Steve Lawrence Reports on excavations in the area of Alchester, Oxfordshire. Excavations by Oxford Archaeology in advance of a programme of improvements to the railway between Bicester and Oxford investigated part of the south-eastern extramural settlement associated with the Roman fortress and subsequent town at Alchester, Oxfordshire, as well as rural settlements in its hinterland. An insight into the diverse lives of the inhabitants is provided by finds that included part of a priestly headdress, two pairs of slave shackles and a group of roof tiles bearing the footprints of a young child.

BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGY

FOOTPRINTS FROM THE PAST

Oxford Archaeology • September 2018 • 9780904220827 • £20.00 • Hardback OXFORD ARCHAEOLOGY 297 x 210mm • 298 pages • 72 tables MONOGRAPH

CHALK HILL

Neolithic and Bronze Age discoveries at Ramsgate, Kent By Peter Clark, Grant Shand and Jake Weekes A critical report for understanding the early Neolithisation of southern Britain. Excavations at Chalk Hill, Ramsgate in south-eastern Britain were primarily aimed at investigating the remains of a possible early Neolithic causewayed enclosure visible on aerial photographs. However, the monument could not in fact be categorised as a causewayed enclosure, but instead represented a type of early Neolithic ritual monument unique to the British Isles. The site and this report therefore contributes a more nuanced understanding of the heterogeneity of monumental architecture in the early Neolithic of the British Isles. Sidestone Press • March 2019 • 279 x 203mm • 275 pages • 57 b/w and 61 colour illus. 9789088906077 • £45.00 • Paperback 9789088906084 • £135.00 • Hardback

A RIVERINE SITE NEAR YORK

A Possible Viking Camp? Edited by Gareth Williams (British Museum) Detailed publication of the Viking camp discovered at a location known as ‘A Riverine Site Near York’. The location known as ‘A Riverine Site Near York (ARSNY)’ represents a category of Viking site known from the historical record but largely undetected archaeologically: the Viking camp. Its discovery and investigation has revolutionised understanding of the size and character of such sites, with wider implications for the aspects of Viking warfare, urbanisation, precious metal economies and the transition from raiding to permanent settlement. This is the detailed publication of the site, along with the first detailed comparison and wider significance. British Museum Press • May 2019 • 9780861592241 • £40.00 • Paperback 297 x 210mm • 160 pages • 60 illus.

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MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY, SHIPS & SHIPPING

OCEANS OF ARCHAEOLOGY

Edited by Anders Fischer and Lisbeth Pedersen Presents virtually unexplored areas of the archaeologicially world map. Vast coastal plains that vanished below the waves thousands of years ago were highways to new territories and a cornucopia of natural riches for early humankind. Oceans of Archaeology presents these virtually unexplored areas of the archaeological world map. It scrutinises the submerged early prehistory of Europe and reveals a richness and diversity unmatched around the globe. Specialists from ten countries join forces to tell of flooded settlements, enigmatic sacred places, amazing art and skilful navigation.

Aarhus University Press • July 2018 • 9788793423183 • £35.00 Hardback • 275 x 210mm • 239 pages • 85 b/w and 43 colour illus.

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CERAMIC EXCHANGE AND INDIAN OCEAN ECONOMY (AD 400–1275) By Seth M.N. Priestman

Documents the unique significance of ceramic finds as an indicator of long-term changes in the scale of maritime exchange. From AD 500–1000, the Indian Ocean emerged as a global commercial centre, and by around 750–800 a sophisticated trade network had been established. However, the Indian Ocean’s commercial system has been relatively understudied. This study sets out the case for the unique significance of quantified ceramic finds as an indicator of long-term changes in the scale and volume of maritime exchange in a period for which few other sources of systematic economic history survive.

British Museum Press • May 2019 • 9780861592234 • £40.00 Paperback • 297 x 210mm • 200 pages • 100 illus.

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TRANSFER BETWEEN SEA AND LAND

Maritime Vessels for Cultural Exchanges in the Early Modern Period Edited by Simone Kahlow A new approach to questions of cultural exchange of knowledge and material goods. Questions about the cultural exchange of both knowledge and material goods are just as topical today as in years gone by. These questions have gained increasing attention from scholars since the 1980s when the term ‘transfers cultures’ by historians arose. However, this book provides a completely new approach in this context by interdisciplinary investigation of cultural exchanges based on chosen objects from shipwrecks and land, significant written documents and verifiable transfer of knowledge. Sidestone Press • October 2018 • 254 x 179mm • 150 pages • 14 b/w and 39 colour illus. 9789088906206 • £35.00 • Paperback 9789088906213 • £95.00 • Hardback

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Oceanic Art and European Museums Edited by Lucie Carreau, Alison Clark, Alana Jelinek, Erna Lilje and Nicholas Thomas New reflections upon Oceanic art and collections, and ways of undertaking work in and around them. Vast and extraordinary collections from the Pacific, collected from the late eighteenth century onwards, that are dispersed across museums in Europe, amount to hundreds of thousands of artefacts. Alongside the works themselves are rich archives of documents, drawings, and photographic collections. Volume one focuses on the historical formation of ethnographic museums within Europe and the development of Pacific collections within these institutions. Sidestone Press • December 2018 • 254 x 179mm • 340 pages • 26 b/w and 98 colour illus. 9789088905896 • £45.00 • Paperback 9789088905902 • £135.00 • Hardback PACIFIC PRESENCES

MUSEUMS, HERITAGE & COLLECTIONS

PACIFIC PRESENCES (VOLUME 1)

PACIFIC PRESENCES (VOLUME 2)

Oceanic Art and European Museums Edited by Lucie Carreau, Alison Clark, Alana Jelinek, Erna Lilje and Nicholas Thomas New reflections upon Oceanic art and collections, and ways of undertaking work in and around them. Vast and extraordinary collections from the Pacific, collected from the late eighteenth century onwards, that are dispersed across museums in Europe, amount to hundreds of thousands of artefacts. Alongside the works themselves are rich archives of documents, drawings, and photographic collections. Volume two presents the scope of research activities of the project, with chapters focused around the following themes: materialities, collection histories and exhibitions, legacies of empire, contemporary activations. Sidestone Press • December 2018 • 254 x 179mm • 500 pages • 78 b/w and 365 colour illus. 9789088906268 • £85.00 • Paperback 9789088906275 • £245.00 • Hardback PACIFIC PRESENCES

COLLECTING IN THE SOUTH SEA

The Voyage of Bruni d’Entrecasteaux 1791-1794 Edited by Bronwen Douglas (Australian National University), Fanny Wonu Veys (National Museum of World Cultures) and Billie Lythberg (University of Auckland Business School) Encounters, exchanges, agency, and colonial collections in 18thcentury Oceania and 21st-century museums. This book is a study of ‘collecting’ undertaken by Joseph Antoine Bruni d’Entrecasteaux and his shipmates in Tasmania, the western Pacific Islands, and Indonesia. The book’s core is a richly illustrated examination, analysis, and catalogue of a large array of ethnographic objects collected during the voyage, later dispersed, and recently identified around the world. Sidestone Press • December 2018 • 254 x 179mm • 340 pages • 98 b/w and 202 colour illus. 9789088905742 • £60.00 • Paperback 9789088905759 • £180.00 • Hardback PACIFIC PRESENCES

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MUSEUMS, HERITAGE & COLLECTIONS

MUSEUM, MAGIC, MEMORY Curating Paul Denys Montague By Julie Adams (British Museum)

Reveals and responds to the challenges that curators today must embrace when exhibiting the ethnographic collections. In 2012, a chance encounter between a curator and a century-old expedition journal occurred in the archives of a Cambridge museum. The journal was written by a young anthropologist, Paul Denys Montague, recording his travels in the South Pacific Islands of New Caledonia in 1914. Montague’s research and collection had been untouched for a century. Their rediscovery brought these materials and the histories they contained to new life. This book explores the complex encounters between history, biography, museology and collecting.

Sidestone Press • March 2019 • 254 x 178mm • 190 pages • 5 b/w and 85 colour illus. 9789088906350 • £40.00 • Paperback 9789088906367 • £120.00 • Hardback PACIFIC PRESENCES

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Marquesan Art and the Krusenstern expedition By William Metcalf A virtual reconstruction of the 1804 collection of artefacts from Nuku Hiva made by the Krusenstern expedition. Created across the six islands of a remote archipelago in eastern Polynesia, the art of the Marquesas is one of the world’s most distinctive and remarkable art traditions. Though exhibited in major museums around the world, Marquesan art is nevertheless poorly understood, and the formation of collections still largely unresearched. This book documents and explores the most extensive early collection from the archipelago. A set of essays contextualise these precisely-provenanced artefacts historically, and in the life and environment of the Marquesas Islands. Sidestone Press • March 2019 • 254 x 179mm • 519 pages • 33 b/w and 234 colour illus. 9789088906909 • £60.00 • Paperback PACIFIC PRESENCES 9789088906916 • £180.00 • Hardback

RESONANT HISTORIES

Pacific artefacts and the voyages of the HMS Royalist 1890-1893 Edited by Alison Clark (University of Cambridge) The first to assess the collections taken by the H.M.S Royalist in the Pacific 1890-1893. This book explores the complex relational assemblage that is the ethnographic collection of Admiral Edward Henry Meggs Davis, made during the three voyages of the H.M.S Royalist between 1890-1893. It provides the historical background to the voyages, what happened to the collection once returned to England, and indigenous responses to the voyages and to the collections.

Sidestone Press • December 2018 • 254 x 179mm • 270 pages • 19 b/w and 173 colour illus. 9789088906299 • £55.00 • Paperback PACIFIC PRESENCES 9789088906305 • £165.00 • Hardback

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Volume I: Italian and Byzantine Miniatures By Gaudenz Freuler Explores an outstanding collection of leaves and miniatures from medieval manuscripts. This handsomely produced publication is the first of a two-volume set exploring an outstanding collection of leaves and miniatures from medieval manuscripts. Brimming with beautiful illustrations, this welcome contribution to medieval scholarship covers a period from the late 9th to the late 15th centuries and incorporates new discoveries in this still growing field. The focus on late 13th- and early 14th-century illumination in the collection demonstrates McCarthy’s predilection for the medieval and early Gothic world.

Ad Ilissum • November 2018 • 9781912168071 • £90.00 • Hardback 300 x 240mm • 304 pages • 250 colour illus.

IRANIAN COPPER, BRASS AND BRONZE

From the late 14th to the mid-18th century in the Hermitage Collection By Anatoli Ivanov

MUSEUMS, HERITAGE & COLLECTIONS

THE MCCARTHY COLLECTION

IRANIAN COPPER, BRASS AND BRONZE OF THE LATE 14TH TO THE MID-18TH CENTURIES IN THE COLLECTION OF THE STATE HERMITAGE MUSEUM

An exploration of Islamic metalwork in Iran. In Western Europe, the Golden Age of Islamic metalwork in Iran was (and is) generally considered to be the earlier period, and later metalwork was collected almost by accident and has been correspondingly little studied and poorly published. This book examines the Hermitage Collection, which numbers 162 pieces is the largest collection in the world of later Iranian Islamic metalwork, from the West of Iran as far as the Punjab.

Azimuth Editions • May 2019 • 9781898592372 • £29.00 • Hardback 300 x 240mm • 412 pages • 477 illus.

IMPRINT OF ACTION

The Sociocultural Impact of Public Activities in Archaeology By Boom Krijn H.J. Demonstrates the sociocultural impact of public activities in archaeology. Cultural heritage, which includes archaeology, is recognised as serving an increasingly important role in European societal development. But what exactly is the relevance of archaeology to present day citizens? Imprint of Action investigates the sociocultural impact of archaeology through public activities. The analysis and interpretation of case studies is based on a newly created methodological framework which finds its roots in the broader culture and arts sector. It lays the foundations for further analysis of the societal impact of both large-scale and small-scale heritage projects. Sidestone Press • October 2018 • 254 x 178mm • 270 pages • 40 b/w and 61 colour illus. 9789088906992 • £45.00 • Paperback 9789088907005 • £135.00 • Hardback

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HISTORICAL LITERATURE & CRITICISM

THE ALEXANDER ROMANCE: HISTORY AND LITERATURE

Edited by Krzysztof Nawotka, Richard Stoneman (University of Exeter) and Agnieszka Wojciechowska A collection of papers on the nature of the Alexander Romance. The Alexander Romance is a difficult text to define and to assess justly. This volume faces the challenge of defining the Alexander Romance. It forms a cohesive set of approaches to the delicate positioning of the text between history and literature. From its earliest elements in Hellenistic Egypt, to its latest reworkings in the Byzantine and Islamic Middle East, the Alexander Romance shows itself to be a work that steadily engages with such questions as kingship, the limits of human nature, and the purpose of history.

Barkhuis • July 2018 • 9789492444714 • £83.50 • Hardback 240 x 170mm • 294 pages

ANCIENT NARRATIVE SUPPLEMENTS

THE ISLAND OF MALTA AND THE ORDER OF ST JOHN Grigory Krayevsky By Joseph Schirò and Elena Yasnetskaya Sultana A travel account of Malta and its history. The book was written by Grigory Krayevsky (1747-1802, St Petersburg), and published in 1800. It is an account of Krayevsky’s trip to Malta in 1785 as a translator “in the non-hazardous expedition” of Count Paul Martinovitch Skavronsky (1757-1793), who was then the Russian Ambassador to Naples. It describes both the history of the island of Malta, its attractions, and the life and traditions of the locals, as well as the history of the Order of Malta since 1530.

Midsea Books • May 2018 • 9789993276401 • £40.00 • Hardback 230 x 150mm • 136 pages • b/w and colour illus.

THE WOMEN ARE MORE BEAUTIFUL THAN ANY I HAVE EVER SEEN Heinrich Schliemann’s Travels Through Spain in 1859 Edited by Wout Arentzen and Maaike van Asch

An introduction, an English translation and a transcription of parts of the dairy of Heinrich Schliemann. In the fourth part of The Schliemann Diaries we follow Heinrich Schliemann, the famous 19th century trader, traveller and archaeologist, on his travels through Spain in 1859. The original diary was written mainly in Spanish with a small portion in Arabic. This publication contains an introduction, an English translation and a transcription of the diary, and presents a new image of Schliemann before he became one of the fathers of archaeology. Sidestone Press • December 2018 • 254 x 178mm • 240 pages • 12 b/w and 12 colour illus. 9789088906930 • £35.00 • Paperback THE SCHLIEMANN 9789088906947 • £95.00 • Hardback DIARIES

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54th Edition Edited by Emma Howard

This historic reference work for British coins is still the only catalogue to feature every major coin type from Celtic to the present day, arranged in chronological order and divided into metals under each reign, then into coinages, denominations and varieties. Under Elizabeth II the decimal issues are separated from the pre-decimal coinages, with all decimal coinage since 1968 listed in a separate volume.

NUMISMATICS: COINS & MEDALS

COINS OF ENGLAND & THE UNITED KINGDOM (2019)

Spink Books • December 2018 • 9781907427930 • £31.50 • Hardback 226 x 155mm • 848 pages

THE MOST DISTINGUISHED ORDER OF ST MICHAEL AND ST GEORGE 2nd Edition By Peter Galloway

Newly revised and updated edition of the first full-length history of the Order of St. Michael and St. George. In 2018, the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George celebrated the 200th anniversary of its foundation. This newly revised and updated edition is published to commemorate the bicentenary of the Order’s foundation. The Order of St Michael and St George is one of the lesser-known British honours, but this well-illustrated volume helps to shed a light on the Order and tells its fascinating story.

Spink Books • December 2018 • 9781912667000 • £60.00 • Hardback 297 x 210mm • 304 pages

COINS AND MEDALS OF THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR 2nd edition By Edward Besly

A new and expanded exploration of the coinage and currency of the ‘Great Rebellion’ of 1642-1660. The second edition of this book presents a new and expanded exploration of the unusually varied coinage and currency of the ‘Great Rebellion’ of 1642-1660, a pivotal period in British history. It builds on further research available since its original publication in 1990, notably a fresh appraisal of the West Country mints of Sir Richard Vyvyan and new insights into the numerous hoards of the time. Along the way, we meet more of the people who willingly or unwillingly did business with the wartime mints.

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NUMISMATICS: COINS & MEDALS

A POCKET GUIDE TO BRITISH GALLANTRY AWARDS Rewarding Gallantry in Action By Peter Duckers An introductory guide to British and Imperial medals for gallantry since 1854. Through the ages and in all societies, gallantry in battle has been highly regarded. In Britain, it has been the practice since at least the mid-19th Century to award decorations – medals specifically conferred to reward bravery in action. This book offers an introductory guide to British and Imperial medals for gallantry which have appeared since 1854 and which continue to be awarded to this day, illustrating the type of action which has led to the award of the various medals over nearly 200 years. Spink Books • March 2018 • 9781912667024 • £20.00 • Hardback 200 x 110mm • 176 pages

VICTORIA CROSS BIBLIOGRAPHY 2ND EDITION By John Mulholland

An essential, up-to-date reference guide for anyone with an interest in the Victoria Cross. Many books have been written about the Victoria Cross and its recipients. This second edition completely updates the original research, increasing the number of books listed, annotated and cross-referenced from 640 to around 1,100, and including all the Journals of the Victoria Cross Society. Part I contains a listing of all key VC titles; Part II lists non-fiction and fictional books written by VC recipients; and the index lists, in alphabetical order, every VC recipient with the date of the London Gazette citation. Spink Books • March 2018 • 9781912667031 • £30.00 • Hardback 216 x 138mm • 416 pages

PLAYING WITH MONEY By Robert Bracey

Accompanies a future exhibition at the British Museum on games and game money. In the early twentieth century there was a revolution in board games. Children’s games intended to teach morality were transformed into economic simulations aimed at adults. This book demonstrates how play and games reflect and shape our understanding of money, and explores the history of board games in the twentieth century. It will accompany an exhibition at the British Museum, which opens in April 2019, drawing on the Museum’s collection of games and game money. Spink Books • April 2018 • 9781912667048 • £15.00 • Hardback 215 x 137mm • 112 pages

COINS OF THE PTOLEMAIC EMPIRE, PART I, VOLUMES 1 AND 2 Vol 1: Precious Metal. Vol 2: Bronze. By Catharine Lorber

Definitively covers all known types of coinage from the reigns of Ptolemy I–IV. This is a massive, long-anticipated catalogue of coins struck by the first four Ptolemaic kings. It essentially rewrites the sections on these rulers in J. N. Svoronos’ classic, but now much out of date, Ta Nomismata tou Kratous ton Ptolemaion (1904). The body of coinage catalogued by Svoronos is enlarged by more than 300 further emissions in precious metal and more than 180 emissions in bronze. It also provides extensive historical and numismatic introductions that give the coins deeper context and meaning. American Numismatic Society • September 2018 • 9780897223560 • £250.00 • Hardback 279 x 216mm • 830 pages • 122 b/w plates, 5 maps

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The Emergence of Kingship in Early Dilmun By Steffen Terp Laursen and with contributions by Gianni Terp Laursen, Jesper Olsen and Thomas Olsen Presents information from the early days of archaeological exploration at A’ali, as well as new investigations. The Royal Mounds of A’ali in Bahrain have long been shrouded in mystery and suspected to be the final resting place of the Bronze Age kings of Dilmun. This book presents information from the early days of archaeological exploration, as well as new data from the joint Bahrain - Moesgaard Museum investigations 2010 -2016. The results are discussed with a strong focus on the royal cemetery as an institution, using a theoretical approach based on the anthropology and ethnography of death rituals. Aarhus University Press • July 2018 • 9788793423169 • £45.00 • Hardback 295 x 210mm • 447 pages

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THE ROYAL MOUNDS OF A’ALI IN BAHRAIN

QALA’AT AL-BAHRAIN 3

The Western and Southern City Walls and Other Excavations By Flemming Højlund The third volume reporting on excavations at the capital of ancient Dilmun. The capital of ancient Dilmun, Qala’at al-Bahrain, the most important archaeological site in East Arabia, was excavated in 1954-1978 by a Danish expedition from Moesgaard Museum. The first two volumes were published in 1994 and 1997, dealing with the northern city wall, the Islamic fortress and the central monumental buildings. This third volume covers the remaining 13 excavations, presenting their architectures and stratigraphies.

Aarhus University Press • March 2019 • 9788793423282 • £35.00 • Hardback 297 x 210mm •300 pages

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DAKṢIṆA KOSALA

A Rich Centre of Early Śaivism By Natasja Bosma Deals with the early development of Śaivism in ancient Daksina Kosala. This book deals with the early development of Śaivism in ancient Daksina Kosala, the region that roughly corresponds to the modern state of Chhattisgarh. Epigraphical evidence, supported by archaeological remains, has shown that by the time of Śivagupta’s reign, which lasted for at least fifty-seven years, Daksina Kosala was already a rich centre of early Śaivism. The book attempts to answer questions that would shed light on the religious processes at work, and touch upon the interplay of political, social, economic and geographical factors. Barkhuis • June 2018 • 9789492444677 • £90.95 • Hardback 280 x 200mm • 338 pages

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SICILY

Heritage of the World Edited by Dirk Booms and Peter John Higgs Considers the history and material culture of the peoples occupying Sicily at key points in the island’s history. Sicily is at the heart of the Mediterranean, and it has long been a hub of migration and settlement. Following on from the British Museum’s critically acclaimed 2016 exhibition ‘Sicily: culture and conquest’, this volume considers the history and material culture of the different peoples occupying Sicily at key points in the island’s history. With contributions from international experts in the field, the volume presents new insights into the economy, architecture and social identity of the island, including research on recently excavated sites.

British Museum Press • April 2019 • 9780861592227 • £40.00 • Paperback 297 x 210mm • 200 pages • 190 illis.

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A HISTORY OF MUSLIM SICILY By Leonard Chiarelli Covers the period of Muslim Arab rule on the island from A.D. 827 to the Norman conquest in A.D. 1070. The book, now in its second revised edition, covers the period of Muslim Arab rule on the island from A.D. 827 to the Norman conquest in A.D. 1070. It is the first detailed study in English covering the various aspects of this 243-year period. It incorporates new Arabic sources and draws upon archaeological studies that hitherto have not been used. The book covers the political, social, economic, demographic, and cultural impacts that during this period forever changed the island’s character.

Midsea Books • May 2019 • 9789993276456 • £31.00 • Paperback 230 x 150mm • 200 pages • b/w and colour illus.

THE CASPIAN GATES IN THE CAUCASUS FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE AGE OF THE HUNS AND THE MIDDLE AGES

The Joint Georgian-British Dariali Gorge Excavations & Surveys of 2013-2016 By Eberhard Sauer (University of Edinburgh) Archaeological survey and excavations of the Caspian Gates, a site pivotal in world history. The Dariali Gorge on the modern-day border between Russia and Georgia has, for a long time, been world famous, prominent in history and the works of literary giants. A team of archaeologists has now shed much new light on the site and associated features, exploring their history and context.

Oxbow Books • June 2019 • 9781789251920 • £14.95 • Paperback 254 x 152mm • 152 pages • 140 illus.

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By John Waddell

John Waddell presents a personal exploration of the notion that myth, especially as portrayed in medieval Irish literature, may illuminate archaeology and archaeology may shed light on myth.

Oxbow Books • 9781785709753 • £15.99 Paperback • 197 x 126mm • 192 pages

BUILDINGS OF MEDIEVAL EUROPE Edited by Duncan Berryman and Sarah Kerr

MOTHERHOOD AND INFANCIES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN IN ANTIQUITY Edited by Margarita Sánchez Romero and Rosa Cid López

This book adopts a multidisciplinary approach to explore the social and cultural constructions of motherhood and childhood throughout prehistoric and classic societies in Antiquity.

Oxbow Books • 9781789250381 • £40.00 Paperback • 240 x 170mm • 304 pages

FROM ROMAN CIVITAS TO ANGLOSAXON SHIRE By Bruce Eagles

Discusses aspects of a rc h i te c t u ra l t ra d i t i o n , archaeology and functionality of vernacular, administrative and religious buildings in medieval Europe

Oxbow Books • 9781785709715 • £38.00 Paperback • 240 x 170mm • 160 pages

LOST LIVES, NEW VOICES

By Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis and Anwen Caffell Employs the latest scientific techniques to explore the lives - and deaths - of the Scottish soldiers captured at the Battle of Dunbar, 1650.

Oxbow Books • 9781785708473 • £20.00 Paperback • 240 x 170mm • 224 pages

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A comprehensive examination of the development of territorial organisation within the Wessex region from the breakdown of Roman boundaries to the emergence of historic counties.

Oxbow Books • 9781785709845 • £34.99 Paperback • 280 x 216mm • 260 pages

THE TIMES OF THEIR LIVES By Alasdair Whittle

A new history of Neolithic Europe, with major implications for the whole of archaeology, using Bayesian statistical analysis to bring dating down from the longterm to the span of lifetimes.

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CLASH OF CULTURES?

The Romano-British Period in the West Midlands Edited by Roger White and Mike Hodder

A Time of Many Faces By Caroline Arcini This book explores life during the Viking period from a new perspective: using osteological material, it examines attitudes towards visible aspects of demography and health.

This volume presents the results of a major archaeological resource assessment of the Roman period in Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire Warwickshire, and Worcestershire, exploring a series of themes by county and region.

Oxbow Books • 9781785709227 • £30.00 Hardback • 280 x 220mm • 224 pages

FARMING TRANSFORMED IN ANGLOSAXON ENGLAND Agriculture in the Long Eighth Century By Mark McKerracher

Shows how farming was transformed, largely under the contol of royal, aristocratic and monastic centres, leading to economic resurgence after two long dark centuries of post-Roman decline and political unrest.

Windgather Press • 9781911188315 • £34.99 Paperback • 246 x 185mm • 144 pages

BRISTOL: A WORSHIPFUL TOWN AND FAMOUS CITY An Archaeological Assessment By Nigel Baker, Jonatahn Brett and Robert Jones

A comprehensive assessment o f t h e co n t r i b u t i o n o f antiquarian and modern archaeological work within Bristol to our understanding of its history and development.

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CILLE PHEADAIR

A Norse Farmstead and Pictish Burial Cairn in South Uist By Mike Parker Pearson, Mark Brennand, Jacqui Mulville and Helen Smith A ground-breaking multidisciplinary account of the archaeology of a single Norse farmstead on South Uist in the Outer Hebrides.

Oxbow Books • 9781785708510 • £35.00 Hardback • 297 x 210mm • 464 pages

LANDS OF THE SHAMANS

Archaeology, Cosmology and Landscape Edited by Dragoş Gheorghiu, George Nash, Herman Bender and Emilia Pasztor

Through carefully selected case studies from Europe, this book uses the archaeological evidence to construct the shamans’ worldview, landscape and cosmology.

Oxbow Books • 9781785709548 • £38.00 Paperback • 240 x 170mm • 208 pages

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The Circum-Aegean Area in the 5th and 4th Millennia BC Edited by Søren Dietz, Fanis Mavridis, Žarko Tankosić and Turan Takaoğlu

Oxbow Books • 9781785707209 • £70.00 Hardback • 280 x 220mm • 616 pages

THE ROMAN AMPHITHEATRE OF CHESTER VOLUME 1

The Prehistoric and Roman Archaeology By Tony Wilmott and Dan Garner

The definitive publication on the structural history of, and finds from, the largest and most impressive amphitheatre of Roman Britain as well as evidence for Mesolithic–Iron Age occupation of the site.

Oxbow Books • 9781785707445 • £30.00 Hardback • 297 x 210mm • 496 pages

BRITANNIA ROMANA

Roman Inscriptions and Roman Britain By R.S.O. Tomlin Definitive and comprehensive presentation, translation and interpretation of all the known, major inscriptions from Roman Britain and key related inscriptions from Italy and the Roman provinces.

Oxbow Books • 9781785707001 • £48.00 Hardback • 240 x 170mm • 464 pages

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STORIES FROM ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME By Joyce Tyldesley and Illustrations by Julian Heath

Joyce Tyldesley re-tells some of the most interesting and entertaining myths and legends from the Classical world, for children age 7-11.

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COMMUNITIES IN TRANSITION

Oxbow Books • 9781785707650 • £8.95 Paperback • 210 x 148mm • 108 pages

THE NEOLITHIC OF EUROPE

Papers in Honour of Alasdair Whittle Edited by Penny Bickle, Vicki Cummings, Daniela Hofmann and Joshua Pollard

Presents 18 commissioned papers on the Neolithisation of Europe, with new insights into settlement, subsistence, mobility, monumentality, lifestyle and dating.

Oxbow Books • 9781785706547 • £48.00 Hardback • 280 x 220mm • 340 pages

PUBLIC ARCHAEOLOGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE Edited by Tom Dawson, Courtney Nimura, Elías López-Romero and Marie-Yvane Daire

Identifies and presents a wide ranging discussion on major threats posed by climate change to world heritage and archaeology.

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Archaeology, Heritage, and Video Games Edited by Angus A.A. Mol, Csilla E. Ariese Vandemeulebroucke, Krijn H.J. Boom and Aris Politopoulos Brings together a diverse group of thinkers who explore the interface of video games and the past in a series of unique and engaging writings.

Sidestone Press • 9789088904363 • £40.00 Paperback • 257 x 182mm • 220 pages

THE SANCTUARY OF ATHENA AT SOUNION By Barbara A. Barletta

A fascinating examination of the early excavations at Sounion, from the architecture of the Temple itself through to its later uses.

American School of Classical Studies at Athens 9780876619674 • £45.00 • Hardback 292 x 241mm • 360 pages

OUTSIDE ROMAN LONDON

Roadside burials by the Walbrook stream By Serena Ranieri and Alison Telfer This book describes the archaeological evidence from excavations at Crossrail’s Broadgate ticket hall at Liverpool Street, from the Late Iron Age to the late Roman marsh formation.

MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) 9781907586446 • £10.00 • Paperback 246 x 189mm • 228 pages

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SEALS AND STATUS

Power of Objects Edited by John Cherry, Jessica Berenbeim and Lloyd de Beer

This publication deals specifically with aspects of status in the history of seals, exploring this theme across a diverse range of cultural contexts.

British Museum Press • 9780861592135 • £40.00 Paperback • 297 x 210mm • 225 pages

IN THE SHADOW OF CORINIUM

Prehistoric and Roman Occupation at Kingshillsouth, Cirencester, Gloucestershire By Andrew Simmonds, Edward Biddulph and Ken Welsh Excavations by Oxford Archaeology at Kingshill S o u t h o n t h e e a ste r n edge of Cirencester in Gloucestershire uncovered evidence for prehistoric and Roman activity.

Oxford Archaeology • 9781905905416 • £15.00 Paperback • 297 x 210mm • 552 pages

A JOURNEY THROUGH TIME

Crossrail in the lower Thames floodplain By Graham Spurr This book tells the story of the lower Thames throughout the Holocene (from c. 10,000 years ago to the present).

MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) 9781907586422 • £10.00 • Paperback 246 x 189mm • 60 pages

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Ertebølle Fishers and Hunters on Djursland By Søren H. Andersen This volume presents the collated results of a number of archaeological investigations undertaken on the Danish peninsula Djursland over a period of almost 40 years.

Aarhus University Press • 9788771248869 • £30.00 Hardback • 297 x 210mm • 285 pages

THE ARCHETYPE OF WISDOM

A Phenomnelogical Research on the Greek Temple By Roberto Malvezzi This book analyses the rise of the earliest Greek temples t h ro u g h a n i n n ova t i ve phenomenological approach, in which lived experiences are assumed as key tools of investigation.

Mimesis International • 9788869771507 • £14.00 Paperback • 240 x 170mm • 140 pages

IN CELEBRATION OF GREEK COINAGE By Robin Eaglen

A readable but scholarly tribute to ancient Greek coins, its origin being a thoughtful study of the author’s own collection, acquired over the past seventeen years.

Spink Books • 9781907427770 • £40.00 Hardback • 246 x 189mm • 240 pages

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EXORCISM, ILLNES AND DEMONS IN AN ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN CONTEXT

The Egyptian Magical Papyrus Leiden I 343 + 345 By Susanne Beck

Explores one of the most extraordinary manuscripts that provides a deeper insight into magic and medicine in Ancient Egypt.

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DRAWING LITHIC ARTEFACTS By Yannick Raczynski-Henk

With a little perseverance anyone can learn how to make lithic artefact drawings. This book is a concise how-to guide.

Sidestone Press • 9789088905308 • £20.00 Paperback • 230 x 160mm • 52 pages

NEW VISIONS OF THE COUNTRYSIDE OF ROMAN BRITAIN VOLUME 3 Life and Death in the Countryside of Roman Britain B y A l ex a n d e r S m i t h , Martyn Allen, Tom Brindle, Michael Fulford, Lisa Lodwick and By Anna Rohnbogner Focuses upon the people of rural Roman Britain – how they looked, lived, interacted with their world and died. Roman Society Publications • 9780907764465 £32.40 • Paperback • 297 x 210mm • 448 pages

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MOONSHINERS AND PROHIBITIONISTS

The Battle over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia By Bruce E. Stewart Examines social, cultural and economic impacts of homemade liquor in Appalachian history. Homemade liquor has played a prominent role in the Appalachian economy for nearly two centuries. This book chronicles the social tensions that accompanied the region’s early transition from a rural to an urban-industrial economy, and analyses the dynamic relationship of the bootleggers and opponents of liquor sales in western North Carolina, as well as conflict driven by social and economic development that manifested in political discord. It also explores the life of the moonshiner and the many myths that developed around hillbilly stereotypes. University Press of Kentucky • August 2018 • 9780813176192 • £22.50 • Paperback 228 x 152mm • 340 pages • 33 b/w photos, 10 figures

NEW DIRECTIONS IN SOUTHERN HISTORY

A NEW HISTORY OF KENTUCKY

By James C. Klotter and Craig Thompson Friend A full overview of Kentucky: economics, education, environment, race, and religion. When originally published, A New History of Kentucky provided a comprehensive study of the Commonwealth, bringing it to life by revealing the many faces, deep traditions, and historical milestones of the state. With new discoveries and findings, the narrative continues to evolve, and so does the telling of Kentucky’s rich history. In this second edition, authors James C. Klotter and Craig Thompson Friend provide significantly revised content with updated material on gender politics, African American history, and cultural history.

University Press of Kentucky • October 2018 • 9780813176307 • £33.50 • Hardback 254 x 178mm • 560 pages • 145 b/w photos, 13 maps, 21 tables

ELKHORN

Evolution of a Kentucky Landscape By Richard Taylor Creative storytelling and historical exploration of one of Kentucky’s beloved waterways. When former Kentucky Poet Laureate Richard Taylor took a job at Kentucky State University in 1975, he purchased the historic Giltner-Holt House, which sits close by the Elkhorn Creek. It became the poet’s entrance into the area’s history and culture, and the Elkhorn became a source of inspiration for his writing. Here, Taylor provides a glimpse into the economic, social, and cultural transformation of Kentucky from wilderness to its current landscape, exploring both the natural history of the region and the formation of the Forks community. University Press of Kentucky • August 2018 • 9780813176017 • £26.50 • Hardback 228 x 152mm • 312 pages • 33 photos, 2 maps

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By Thomas Kiffmeyer

The history of Appalachia’s ‘poverty warriors’ and their impact on social activism. Reformers to Radicals: The Appalachian Volunteers and the War on Poverty documents the history of an organisation whose youthful enthusiasm led to radicalism and controversy in an era of flourishing social activism. It chronicles a critical era in Appalachian history, while also investigating the impact the 1960s’ reform attitude had on the broader movement in the United States. Kiffmeyer revisits an era in which idealistic young Americans, spurred on by President Kennedy’s call to action, set out to remake America.

AMERICAN HISTORY

REFORMERS TO RADICALS

University Press of Kentucky • December 2018 • 9780813176475 • £19.00 Paperback • 228 x 152mm • 320 pages • 32 photographs

APPALACHIA IN REGIONAL CONTEXT

Place Matters Edited by Dwight B. Billings and Ann E. Kingslover Combats stereotypes of isolation and intolerance in Appalachia. This book broadens the horizon of Appalachian studies, exploring the relationship between regionalism, globalism, activism, and everyday experience theoretically. Other chapters examine foodways, depictions of Appalachia in popular culture, and the experiences of rural LGBTQ youth. Drawing on cultural anthropology, sociology, geography, media studies, political science, gender and women’s studies, ethnography, social theory, art, music, literature, and regional studies pedagogy, this volume furthers the exploration of new perspectives on one of America’s most compelling and misunderstood regions. PLACE MATTERS: NEW DIRECTIONS IN APPALACHIAN STUDIES

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175324 £45.00 • Hardback • 229 x 152mm • 264 pages • 14 b/w illus., 1 map

BLOOD IN THE HILLS

A History of Violence in Appalachia Edited by Bruce E. Stewart The social and political factors that have defined Appalachia’s violent history. An in-depth historical analysis of hostility in the Appalachian region from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century. Editor Bruce E. Stewart discusses aspects of the Appalachian violence culture, examining skirmishes with the native population, conflicts resulting from the region’s rapid modernisation, and violence as a function of social control. The contributors also address geographical isolation and ethnicity, kinship, gender, class, and race with the purpose of shedding light on an often-stereotyped regional past.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175829 £26.50 • Paperback • 229 x 152mm • 422 pages • 35 b/w photos

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ART & ARCHITECTURE

CHROMATIC HOMES

The Joy of Color in Historic Places By John I. Gilderbloom Reveals the beauty, meaning and stories behind the world’s ‘chromatic’ homes. Chromatic homes are speckled across the world’s landscape. These historic houses and buildings are saturated with colours, often highlighting decorative woodwork and architechture. This book explores and celebrates the appeal of these captivating houses, highlighting the relevance of the homes’ styles and colours, as well as their histories. With 182 engaging and eye-catching photos of homes all across the world, it perfectly illustrates how the simple act of painting a structure in bright or bold colours can inspire, empower, sustain, and enlighten an entire community.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813176147 • £18.50 • Paperback 254 x 178mm • 132 pages • 5 b/w and 45 colour illus.

THE COMPASSIONATE BODHISATTVA

Unique Southeast Asian images of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara By Sofia Sundström Deals with images of Avalokiteśvara that are unique to specific countries of Southeast Asia. Centuries ago, Buddhism spread to various areas of Southeast Asia, where some of the greatest Buddhist images and monuments were produced over 1,000 years ago, including the majestic Borobudur in Central Java and Angkor Thom in Cambodia, and large numbers of images of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara in bronze. This book deals with images of Avalokiteśvara that are unique to specific countries of Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia, and introduces a wider audience to the beauty and originality of Southeast Asian art.

Sidestone Press • December 2018 • 254 x 178mm • 100 pages • 12 b/w and 12 colour illus. 9789088906176 • £25.00 • Paperback 9789088906183 • £75.00 • Hardback

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Being There: Explorations into the Local Edited by Luisa Greenfield, Myna Greenfield and Eduardo Abrantes A wide-ranging anthology in the field of artistic research. How does artistic research engage with the concept of local? In what ways can art practice be an intervention into traditional notions of history and culture? How does it engage with local and global identities? This book raises questions about transient art practices and site-specific works within communities, as well as art and research based experiences localised in urban and rural spaces, within the body and memory.

ART & ARCHITECTURE

ARTISTIC RESEARCH

Aarhus University Press • December 2017 • 9788787564922 • £20.00 • Paperback 210 x 145mm • 198 pages

ROGER FRY AND ITALIAN ART By Caroline Elam

A revelatory examination of Roger Fry’s fascinating but relatively little-known writings on Italian art. Roger Fry (1866–1934) is best known as a champion of Post-Impressionism and a pioneer of Modernist art criticism. But his first love was early Italian painting. Apart from a famous article on Giotto which Fry republished in Vision and Design (1920), the writings on Italian art are relatively little known, and a selection of the best of them is republished here, thus introducing an important aspect of Fry’s many-sided work to a new audience.

Ad Ilissum • February 2019 • 9781912168088 • £100.00 • Hardback 280 x 240 • 416 pages • 250 illus.

SUNNINESS IN PAINTING

From Edward Hopper to David Hockney By Nicola Vitale Builds an argument in favour of tracing a different path for the visual arts. This essay builds an argument in favour of tracing a new and different path for the visual arts, in which art might be able to recover its fullness and universality. As in the art of Ancient Greece or the Middle Ages, abstract tensions that intensify the visual field can bring simple figures to life, radically changing their meaning. This is a “sunniness” which requires tireless exercising of our perceptions, if we wish to be able to grasp its basic aesthetic quality.

Mimesis International • February 2019 • 9788869771712 • £10.00 • Paperback 210 x 140mm • 138 pages • 67 illus.

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GUILLAUME JEAN CONSTANTIN (1755–1816) A Drawings Dealer in Paris By Joachim Jacoby

Traces the career of the influential Paris art dealer Guillaume Jean Constantin (1755-1816). In the course of the 18th century, drawings by old and contemporary masters became an esteemed collectors’ item and, in consequence, a highly valued commodity of the art market. This study looks at this business from the perspective of the art dealer Guillaume Jean Constantin (1755-1816), who was active in Paris during the last quarter of the 18th and the first years of the 19th century. Constantin’s transactions are reconstructed on the evidence of his dealer’s mark applied to drawings – here identified for the first time – and unpublished material drawn from archives in Paris. His dealership in drawings is analysed with a focus on his business network within France and his far-reaching contacts, which also covered other regions of Europe, including England, Italy, Germany and Russia.

Ad Ilissum • February 2019 • 9781912168125 • £37.50 • Paperback 246 x 186mm • 188 pages • 67 illus.

THE FONDATION CUSTODIA STUDIES IN THE HISTORY OF ART

‘THE MOST PROMINENT DUTCHMAN IN EGYPT’

Jan Herman Insinger and the Egyptian collection in Leiden By Maarten J. Raven Focuses on J.H. Insinger (1854-1918) as a collector of Ancient Egyptian art. Jan Herman Insinger was a well-known character in the history of Egyptology, mainly because his name has been linked forever with a famous demotic wisdom papyrus now in Leiden. Although he is mentioned by many of his contemporaries, biographical notes on Insinger rarely surpass a few lines and can be quite inaccurate. However, a lot of information can be gathered from the Archives of the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden and other sources, both published and unpublished. These documents enable us to sketch a brief biography of this fascinating figure. Former studies by the present author dealt with Insinger’s activities as a photographer and a traveller. The present volume focuses on Insinger’s activities as an art collector.

Sidestone Press • August 2018 • 280 x 210mm • 150 pages • 17 b/w and 56 colour illus. 9789088905513 • £30.00 • Paperback PAPERS ON ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE 9789088905520 • £90.00 • Hardback LEIDEN MUSEUM OF ANTIQUITIES

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By José Paulo Cavalcanti

The first English translation of the biography of the Portuguese poet. José Paulo Cavalcanti has written a thoughtful biography about the great Portuguese poet, sewing together a path that runs through Pessoa’s multiple voices and personalities, seamlessly moving in and out of the poet’s work, daily habits and interactions. Following the great success of the Brazilian edition, Fernando Pessoa: A Quasi Memoir is the first English translation of the book, and it provides new insights on the complex nature of the Portuguese poet.

Mimesis International • April 2019 • 9788869771811 • £28.00 • Paperback 210 x 140mm • 742 pages

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

FERNANDO PESSOA: A QUASI MEMOIR

LITERATURE

JAY

European Connections of a Bronze Age Scholar By H. Steegstra Unique, illustrated biography of archaeologist and Bronze Age metal specialist Dr Jay J. Butler (1921-2014). The archaeologist and Bronze Age metal specialist Dr Jay J. Butler (1921-2014) was a kind, warmhearted man, averse to hype and ostentation, who was happy to share his knowledge in non-academic language both with professionals and interested amateurs. In this biography, his life, work, and colleagues are all explored to create a lasting memorial of his person and achievements.

Barkhuis • Out Now • 9789492444578 • £28.00 • Hardback 240 x 170mm • 344 pages

THE MENTELLES

Mary Todd Lincoln, Henry Clay, and the Immigrant Family Who Educated Antebellum Kentucky By Randolph Paul Runyon Sheds new light on the lives of a remarkable Parisian couple in America. Augustus Waldemar and Charlotte Victoire Mentelle were a cultured Parisian couple who relocated to Lexington, Kentucky in 1798. Through the years, the couple often reinvented themselves out of necessity, but their most famous venture was Mentelle’s for Young Ladies, an intellectually rigorous school that attracted students from around the region. Drawing on newly translated materials and previously overlooked primary sources, this book explores the life and times of the important but understudied pair in this intriguing dual biography. University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175386 • £30.00 • Hardback 229 x 152mm • 280 pages • 14 b/w illus.

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ZIEGFELD AND HIS FOLLIES

A Biography of Broadway’s Greatest Producer By Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson Lavishly illustrated and meticulously researched portrait of a figure who changed American entertainment. The name Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. (1867—1932) is synonymous with the decadent revues that the legendary impresario produced at the turn of the twentieth century. This definitive biography offers a comprehensive look at both his life and legacy. Drawing on a wide range of sources—including Ziegfield’s previously unpublished letters to his second wife, Billie Burke, and to his daughter—it provides a lively and well-rounded account of Ziegfeld as a father, husband, son, friend, lover, and alternately ruthless and benevolent employer.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175027 • £22.50 • Paperback 229 x 152mm • 576 pages • 76 b/w photos

SCREEN CLASSICS

JACOB L. DEVERS

A General’s Life By James Scott Wheeler with a foreword by Rick Atkinson A fresh and nuanced perspective on a highly accomplished soldier. General Jacob L. “Jake” Devers (1897—1979) was one of only two officers to command an army group during the decisive campaigns of 1944—1945 that liberated Europe and ended the war with Nazi Germany. In this definitive biography, James Scott Wheeler delivers a groundbreaking reassessment of the American commander whose contributions to victory in Europe are topped only by General Dwight D. Eisenhower’s. It reveals a leader who demonstrated an extraordinary ability to cut through red tape and solve complex problems.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175980 • £22.50 • Paperback 235 x 156mm • 616 pages • 28 b/w photos, 26 maps

AMERICAN WARRIORS SERIES

FIGHTING THE COLD WAR

A Soldier’s Memoir By John R. Galvin with a foreword by David H. Petraeus Memoirs of one of America’s premier soldier-statesmen. When four-star general John Rogers Galvin retired from the US Army after forty-four years of distinguished service in 1992, the Washington Post hailed him as a man “without peer among living generals.” In Fighting the Cold War: A Soldier’s Memoir, the celebrated soldier, scholar, and statesman recounts his active participation in more than sixty years of international history—from the onset of World War II through the fall of the Berlin Wall and the post—Cold War era.

University Press of Kentucky •Out Now • 9780813176000 • £22.50 • Paperback 228 x 152mm • 568 pages • 52 b/w photos

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My Life in Song By Jarmila Novotná, edited by William V. Madison, with a foreword by Brian Kellow A fascinating self-portrait of a captivating and supremely talented soprano. A legendary beauty, hailed as one of the greatest singing actors of her time, Jarmila Novotná (1907–1994) was an internationally known opera soprano from the former Czechoslovakia. In this, her memoir, Novotná details her own tremendous musical career, but also the political upheaval that surrounded it, including eyewitness accounts of the Nazi takeovers of Germany and Austria, the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia, and the aftermath of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

JARMILA NOVOTNÁ

University Press of Kentucky • November 2018 • 9780813176116 • £30.00 • Hardback 228 x 152mm • 296 pages • 60 b/w photos

CLARENCE BROWN

Hollywood’s Forgotten Master By Gwenda Young with a foreword by Kevin Brownlow Explores the forces that shaped a complex man who left an indelible mark on cinema. In this first full-length account of the life and career of the pioneering filmmaker, Gwenda Young discusses Clarence Brown’s background to show how his hardworking parents and resilient grandparents inspired his entrepreneurial spirit. She reveals how the one–time engineer and World War I aviator established a thriving car dealership, the Brown Motor Car Company, in Alabama—only to give it all up to follow his dream of making movies. She follows his rise as a brilliant director and craftsmen in the film industry.

University Press of Kentucky • November 2018 • 9780813175959 • £45.00 Hardback • 228 x 152mm • 448 pages • 74 b/w photos

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PAUL RUSCH IN POSTWAR JAPAN

Evangelism, Rural Development, and the Battle against Communism By Andrew T. McDonald and Verlaine Stoner McDonald The epic story of a life that crossed two cultures, leaving a legacy in both. Paul Rusch first traveled from Louisville, Kentucky, to Tokyo in 1925 to help rebuild YMCA facilities in the wake of the Great Kanto earthquake. What was planned as a yearlong stay became his life’s work as he joined with the Japan Episcopal Church to promote democracy and Western Christian ideals. This book presents Rusch’s life as an epic story that crosses two cultures, traversing war and peace, destruction and rebirth, private struggle and public triumph.

University Press of Kentucky • November 2018 • 9780813176079 • £37.50 • Hardback 228 x 152mm • 288 pages • 27 b/w photos, 2 maps

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THE STRUGGLE IS ETERNAL

Gloria Richardson and Black Liberation By Joseph R. Fitzgerald A detailed and compelling story of the life of Gloria Richardson. Many prominent and well-known figures greatly impacted the civil rights movement, but one of the most influential and unsung leaders of that period was Gloria Richardson. This book explores the largely forgotten but deeply significant life of this central figure and her determination to improve the lives of black people. Using a wide range of source materials, including her personal papers, as well as interviews with dozens of her friends, relatives, and civil rights colleagues, Joseph R. Fitzgerald presents an all-encompassing narrative.

University Press of Kentucky • November 2018 • 9780813176499 • £37.50 Hardback • 228 x 152mm • 370 pages • 13 b/w photos, 2 maps

CIVIL RIGHTS AND THE STRUGGLE FOR BLACK EQUALITY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

ROY WILKINS

The Quiet Revolutionary and the NAACP By Yvonne Ryan The first biography of an influential activist, and his significant contributions to American civil rights. Roy Wilkins (1901–1981) spent forty-six years of his life serving the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and led the organisation for more than twenty years. Here, Yvonne Ryan offers the first biography of this influential activist, as well as an analysis of his significant contributions to civil rights in America. It fills a significant gap in the history of the civil rights movement, objectively exploring the career and impact of one of its forgotten leaders.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175805 • £18.50 Paperback •229 x 152mm • 304 pages • 13 b/w photos

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LESSONS IN LEADERSHIP

My Life in the US Army from World War II to Vietnam By General John R. Dean and edited by Jack C. Mason The illuminating, annotated memoir of a highly decorated US General. John R. Deane Jr. (1919–2013) discusses working with some of the army’s most influential and colourful leaders - including James M. Gavin, William E. DePuy, William Westmoreland, and Creighton Abrams Jr. - but also the many junior officers who helped him develop the leadership skills for which he became well known. Throughout, he offers eyewitness accounts of key Cold War-era events as well as wise observations concerning the leadership and management challenges facing the Department of Defense.

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Reinventing Mao: Maoisms and National Cinemas Edited by Federico Zecca (Unviersity of Udine), Marco Dalla Gassa (University of Venice) and Corrado Neri (Jean Moulin University) Investigates the relationship between national cinemas and transnational Maoism(s).

The charismatic and controversial figure of Mao Zedong has left a deep mark on the history of the twentieth-century. Political ideals, revolutionary propositions, fantasies and images of purity, as well as a Third World perspective have all been projected onto the figure of Mao. This special issue of “Cinéma & Cie” aims to investigate the relationship between national cinemas and trans-national Maoism(s), focusing on the ways in which cinema have contributed to re-writing Chinese Maoism within different national cultures. Mimesis International • January 2019 • 9788869771705 • £12.00 • Paperback 240 x 170mm • 140 pages • 16 illus.

CINEMA, TELEVISION & MUSIC

CINÉMA&CIE INTERNATIONAL FILM STUDIES JOURNAL VOL. XVIII, NO. 30, SPRING 2018

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NATIVE AMERICANS ON FILM

Conversations, Teaching, and Theory Edited by M. Elise Marubbio, Eric L. Buffalohead and Houston Woods A thought-provoking text offering theoretical approaches to understanding Native cinema. The film industry and mainstream popular culture are notorious for promoting stereotypical images of Native Americans. Over the years, Indigenous filmmakers have both challenged these representations and moved past them, offering their own distinct forms of cinematic expression. Native Americans on Film draws inspiration from the Indigenous film movement, bringing filmmakers into an intertextual conversation with academics from a variety of disciplines. The resulting dialogue opens a myriad of possibilities for engaging students with ongoing debates. University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175799 • £22.50 • Paperback 228 x 152mm • 398 pages • 34 b/w photos

STUNTWOMEN

The Untold Hollywood Story By Mollie Gregory The unexplored history of Hollywood’s female stuntwomen. Mollie Gregory presents the first history of stuntwomen in the film industry from the silent era to the twenty-first century. For decades, stuntwomen have faced institutional discrimination, unequal pay, and sexual harassment even as they jumped from speeding trains and raced horse-drawn carriages away from burning buildings. Featuring sixty-five interviews, Stuntwomen showcases the absorbing stories and uncommon courage of women who make their living planning and performing action-packed sequences that keep viewers’ hearts racing.

University Press of Kentucky • February 2019 • 9780813175836 • £15.00 Paperback • 231 x152mm • 360 pages • 73 b/w photos

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DRAWING THE LINE

The Untold Story of the Animation Unions from Bosko to Bart Simpson By Tom Sito An important look at the animation industry’s past, present, and future. Some of the most beloved characters in film and television inhabit twodimensional worlds that spring from the imaginations of talented animators. The movements, characterisations, and settings in the best animated films are as vivid as any live action film. In Drawing the Line, veteran animator Tom Sito chronicles the efforts of generations of working men and women artists who have struggled to create a stable standard of living that is as secure as the worlds their characters inhabit. University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813124070 • £34.00 Hardback • 235 x 156mm • 440 pages • b/w and colour illus.

THE FORGOTTEN FRONT

The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915 Edited by Gerhard P. Gross and translated by Janice W. Ancker Illuminates overlooked but vital aspects of WWI, especially in the east. Although much has been written about the Western Front in World War I, little attention has been given to developments in the east, especially during the crucial period of 1914–1915. Available for the first time in English, this seminal study features contributions which argue German, central, and eastern European perspectives. Together, they illuminate diverse aspects of the Great War’s Eastern Theater, including military strategy and combat, issues of national identity formation, perceptions of the enemy, and links to World War II.

University Press of Kentucky • November 2018 • 9780813175416 • £60.00 Hardback •228 x 152mm • 404 pages • 16 b/w photos, 4 maps

FOREIGN MILITARY STUDIES

SOUTHERN HISTORY ON SCREEN Race and Rights, 1976-2016 Edited by Bryan M. Jack

Explores the intersection between film, historical memory, and southern identity. Hollywood films have been influential in the portrayal and representation of race relations in the South and how African-Americans are cinematically depicted in history, from The Birth of a Nation (1915) and Gone with the Wind (1939) to The Help (2011) and 12 Years a Slave (2013). Bryan Jack brings together essays from an international roster of scholars to provide new critical perspectives on Hollywood’s relationships between historical films, Southern history, identity, and the portrayal of Jim Crow–era segregation.

University Press of Kentucky • December 2018 • 9780813176444 • £37.50 Hardback • 228 x 152mm • 236 pages • 6 b/w photos

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Spectacle, Amusement, and Leisure Culture Edited by Michele Fadda (University of Bologna) and Sara Pesce (University of Bologna) An in-depth analysis of the entertainment industry within the broader perspective of cultural history. The 20th century witnessed the collapse of traditional separation between ‘official’ culture and that of ‘popular’ entertainment. This book aims to deepen the analysis of this transformation, engaging with questions of the effects of the evolution of cinema and television, the role of technology in the development of recreational forms, and entertainment and the internet. This volume offers new historical perspectives on the forms of entertainment and amusement that have become hegemonic worldwide over the past century.

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THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT

Mimesis International • June 2019 • 9788869771798 • £23.00 • Paperback 210 x 140mm • 320 pages

CURTAIN UP

Theatre in Malta (1963-2015) By Paul Xuereb and edited by Marco Galea Brings together for the first time a selection of Paul Xuereb’s theatre reviews from 1963 to 2015. Paul Xuereb’s theatre reviews were originally published in ‘The Sunday Times of Malta’ from 1963 to 2015. The range of performances selected, from commedia dell’arte to Elizabethan tragedy, from Aristophanes to Trevor Zahra, gives a good indication of the variety of theatre that was being produced and seen in Malta during the period. The book is enriched by a detailed list of all performances reviewed by the author and a comprehensive index, as well as by hundreds of colour and black and white documentary photographs.

Midsea Books • August 2018 • 9789993276180 • £35.00 • Paperback 240 x 170mm • 548 pages • b/w and colour illus.

TUNES FOR ALL?

Music on Danish radio Edited by Morten Michelsen, Steen Kaargaard Nielsen, Mads Krogh and Iben Have Ten original essays discussing music on the radio from the 1920s until today. Danish music and media scholars discuss aspects of music on the radio from the 1920s until today. Understanding music radio as a distributed phenomenon or as a multiplicity, they draw upon anthropology, cultural studies and media studies along with sociological and historiographical theory. The intention is to further develop interdisciplinary approaches that may grasp the complex interrelations between radio as an institution and as practices on the one hand and music, musical practices, and musical life on the other. Aarhus University Press • July 2018 • 9788771843798 • £30.00 • Paperback 245 x 175mm • 300 pages

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EDUCATION

EDUCATIONAL ATMOSPHERES

A Child’s Experiences in Social Contexts By Barbara Wolf (SRH University Heidelberg) Demonstrates the impact that atmospheres have on children within learning environments. The atmosphere in which a child is brought up shapes them as people, at least as much as the measurable factors of their social context. By discussing in detail how the atmosphere in the family, the kindergarten or at school can affect a child’s well-being, this book calls for the importance of shaping such atmospheres so to produce a positive influence on children living and learning together.

Mimesis International • March 2019 • 9788869771729 • £14.00 • Paperback 210 x 140mm • 170 pages • 5 illus.

ATMOSPHERIC SPACES

COLLEGE FOR THE COMMONWEALTH

A Case for Higher Education in American Democracy By Michael T. Benson and Hal R. Boyd with a foreword by E. Gorden Gee The case for investment in higher education. Illustrates how colleges and universities are the sustaining lifeblood of civil society and that when these vital institutions are underfunded, both the community and economy suffer. The book examines the historical origins of higher education in America and analyse the benefits of postsecondary education through the lens of Kentucky. Looking at why America needs thoughtful reinvestment in its colleges and universities, this study details how helping students can help sustain a healthy, democratic social fabric while bolstering the modern economy.

University Press of Kentucky • October 2018 • 9780813176598 • £26.50 • Hardback 228 x 152mm • 156 pages • b/w and colour illus.

DOES IT MATTER WHO SPEAKS?

Postmodern Papers on Politics, Ethics and Education By Kenneth Wain Papers on postmodern issues adapted from live talks and seminars. Kenneth Wain’s excellent publication brings together a number of papers on postmodern issues. They reflect the author’s lifelong professional interest in the areas of Politics, Ethics, and Education as well as his deep involvement with writers collectively referred to as postmodernists. Originally rough scripts or notes prepared for talks given in public lectures, seminars, and conferences, these papers discuss thinkers such as Richard Rorty, John Dewey, Michel Foucault, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

Midsea Books • Out Now • 9789990945768 • £32.00 • Paperback 200 x 149mm • 324 pages

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By Juaaka Lyberth

The first English translation of the novel nominated for the Nordic Council Literature Award, 2014. Paul Erik returns to Nuuk after spending the summer in his hometown of Uummannaq, Greenland. In Nuuk he attends high school where people from all over the country are housed in dormitories. But the school systems are Danish – and not adapted to the life and circumstances in Greenland, and the young grow increasingly frustrated. The story takes place in 1969, and we gain an insight into a significant period of Greenlandic history, as well as the dominating worldly cultural influences of the times.

FICTION & POETRY

ON THEIR WAY

International Polar Institute • January 2019 • 9780996748049 • £15.50 • Paperback 203 x 152mm • 256 pages

SPELL

By Brita Bergland New collection of poetry from Brita Bergland. In this new collection the poet asks: How do poems enter essence? Through poetics, or the absence of poetics? Through language or vapour? Through revelation or fear of heart? And how does writing inform? Through biography, place, the body, and language? “To objectify the answers is to demean the poems and cheat the reader,” the author states.

International Polar Institute • February 2019 • 9780996748063 • £15.50 • Paperback 229 x 178mm • 128 pages

INVASIVE SPECIES By Marwa Helal

A vernacular debut of politically charged poetry. In Invasive Species, Marwa Helal’s searing politically charged poems touch on our collective humanity and build new pathways for empathy, etching themselves into memory. This work centres on urgent themes in our cultural landscape, creating space for unseen victims of discriminatory foreign (read: immigration) policy: migrants, refugees—the displaced. Helal transfers lived experiences of dislocation and relocation onto the reader by obscuring borders through language.

Nightboat Books • February 2019 • 9781937658939 • £15.00 • Paperback 229 x 178mm • 96 pages

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FICTION & POETRY

MAKE WAY FOR HER And Other Stories By Katie Cortese

A gripping collection of stories about love and desire featuring female narrators. A girl afflicted with pyrokinesis tries to control her fire-starting long enough to dance with a boy she likes. A woman trapped in a stalled marriage is excited by an alluring ex-con who enrolls in her YMCA cooking class. A teen accompanies her mother to a writing conference where she navigates a misguided attraction to a married writer—who is, in turn, attracted to her mother. In this affecting collection, Katie Cortese explores the many faces of love and desire.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175126 • £18.50 Hardback • 229 x 152mm • 200 pages

NEW POETRY & PROSE SERIES

BLACK BONE

25 Years of the Affrilachian Poets An illuminating and powerful testament to a groundbreaking group of poets. Author Frank X Walker coined the term “Affrilachia” to give identity and voice to people of African descent from the Appalachian region, and to highlight Appalachia’s multicultural identity. Edited by two newer members of the Affrilachian Poets, Black Bone is a beautiful collection of both new and classic work and features submissions from Frank X Walker, Nikky Finney, Gerald Coleman, Crystal Wilkinson, Kelly Norman Ellis, and many others.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175232 • £18.50 • Paperback 203 x 203mm • 160 pages • b/w and colour illus.

THE BIRDS OF OPULENCE By Crystak Wilkinson

Gripping new novel from the critically acclaimed author of Blackberries, Blackberries and Water Street. An astonishing new novel of love and loss, The Birds of Opulence centres on several generations of women in a bucolic southern black township as they live with and sometimes surrender to madness. It is a world of magic, conjuring, signs, and spells, but also of harsh realities that only love—and love that’s handed down—can conquer. At once tragic and hopeful, this captivating novel is a story about another time, rendered for our own.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813174990 • £15.00 • Paperback 216 x 140mm • 216 pages • 12 b/w and 12 colour illus.

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Poems By Kwoya Fagin Maples A debut collection of poetry exploring victimhood and humanity. The inventor of the speculum, J. Marion Sims, is celebrated as the “father of modern gynecology,” – but Sims achieved his surgical breakthroughs by experimenting on eleven enslaved African American women without their consent. Today, the names of all but three of these women are lost. In Mend: Poems, Kwoya Fagin Maples gives voice to the enslaved women named in Sims’s autobiography: Anarcha, Betsy, and Lucy. This debut collection illuminates a complex and disturbing chapter of the African American experience.

The University Press of Kentucky • October 2018 • 9780813176277 • £15.00 Paperback • 216 x 140mm • 96 pages

FICTION & POETRY

MEND

NEW POETRY & PROSE SERIES

AMREEKIYA

A Novel By Lena Mahmoud Mahmoud’s first novel, exploring life and identity between two cultures. In Amreekiya, author Lena Mahmoud deftly juggles two storylines surrounding a woman of mixed Palestinian and white descent living in America after the death of her mother. Alternating between Isra’s youth and her current life as a married twentysomething who is torn between cultures and trying to define herself, it is an exploration of womanhood from an underrepresented voice in American literature, Amreekiya is simultaneously unique and relatable. Featuring an authentic array of characters, it is a much-needed story in a divided world. The University Press of Kentucky • October 2018 • 9780813176376 • £18.50 Hardback • 228 x 152mm • 194 pages

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CROSSLIGHT FOR YOUNGBIRD By Asiya Wadud

An urgent and vital debut collection of poems concerning the migration crisis. Crosslight for Youngbird explores the slipperiness of borders, as well as borders’ tentacles: mother tongue, language and mastery, citizenship and nationality, migration and flight. These poems are concerned with the demands we make on our body, the limits of those demands, and ultimately, how everyone inhabits space.

Nightboat Books • November 2018 • 9781937658878 • £15.00 • Paperback 203 x 140mm • 96 pages

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LITERATURE & CRITICISM

CRIME FICTION IN THE GLOBAL ERA

Edited by Christiana Gregoriou (University of Leeds), Gigliola Sulis (University of Leeds) and David Platten (University of Leeds) An examination of crime fiction as a vehicle of cultural exchange. Crime fiction has acquired a global reach, illuminating different corners of the world and spreading through the use of various cultural media. Crime fiction has thus become a vehicle for cultural exchange in the broadest of senses – but what is involved in these processes of transference? Do stories lose or gain value? Are they transformed into something else altogether? This collection responds to these questions and more, by adopting a truly interdisciplinary approach, spanning from literary criticism and philosophy through translation studies to transmediality.

Mimesis International • February 2019 • 9788869771736 • £10.00 • Paperback 210 x 140mm • 125 pages

LITERATURE

ROBERT PENN WARREN’S ALL THE KING’S MEN A Reader’s Companion By Jonathan S. Cullick

An indispensable companion to the seminal novel All the King’s Men. Robert Penn Warren is the only American writer to have won three Pulitzers in two different genres. All the King’s Men, one of the finest novels ever written on American politics, transcends sensationalism and topicality to stand as art. Jonathan S. Cullick considers the themes of this famous novel within the context of America’s current political climate, providing a new diverse set of perspectives from which to understand this novel.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175928 • £18.50 • Hardback 216 x 140mm • 144 pages • b/w and colour illus.

PATCHWORK

A Bobbie Ann Mason Reader By Bobbie Ann Mason with an introduction by George Saunders Bobbie Ann Mason burst onto the American literary scene during a renaissance of short fiction that Raymond Carver called a “literary phenomenon.” Mason’s work, charged with a spirit of exploration, garnered both popular and critical acclaim. This reader collects outstanding examples of Mason’s award-winning work from throughout her writing career and provides a unique look at the development of one of the country’s finest writers. Some examples of Mason’s recent explorations in flash fiction appear here in print for the first time.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175454 • £26.50 • Hardback 230 x 152mm • 512 pages

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A Journey into Fashion, Media and Culture Edited by Roy Menarini, Antonella Mascio, Simona Segre Reinach and Ines Tolic Presents and develops new paradigms that explain the complexities of the contemporary era and its new “sizes”.

PHILOSOPHY

SIZE

At the end of the last century, the so-called “new technologies” started to question the process of design, production, sales and consumption. The notion of “size” has gone through a phase of crisis from which it is now re-emerging, enriched with new meanings and possibilities. To re-define this complex term, this book has observed the path of audiovisual products and social media, fashion, everyday objects, architectures and cities, and identified in each elements of continuity, breaking points with the past, and future alternatives. Mimesis International • February 2019 • 9788869771743 • £15.00 • Paperback 210 x 140mm • 200 pages • 35 illus.

EXPLORING TEXT, MEDIA, AND MEMORY

By Lars Sætre, Patrizia Lombardo and Sara Tanderup Linkis Investigates the link between memory and media. How do individual and collective memories blend? How do traumatic experiences from past events and catastrophic projections of the future reveal the human condition in the epoch of frenetic technological reproduction of works of art? Nineteen essays address these questions to argue that modern and contemporary literary texts and visual arts show how photography, film, tape recording, television, and internet are not just means of storing memory, but objects that we interact with daily - challenging static visions of places and the linear notions of past, present and future.

Aarhus University Press • Out Now • 9788771843873 • £44.95 • Paperback 560 pages

TEXT, ACTION, SPACE

LOVE

By Anne Marie Pahuus A pocket-sized exploration of love and the philosophy of love. Love is all around. A romantic cliché? No, a fact of human life. Just ask Anne Marie Pahuus, a Danish philosopher at Aarhus University. Love is essentially the closest, most intense relationships we have, for instance with our partners and children. Its wide range of emotions runs from erotic passion to friendship, from delight to torment. Love can conquer all, and it can bring life-long sorrow. Down through the ages, in a variety of guises, love has been the favourite theme of thinkers and artists, as indeed it remains to this day.

Aarhus University Press • Out Now • 9788771844337 • £4.99 • Paperback 180 x 110mm • 60 pages

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PHILOSOPHY

QUESTIONS

By Pia Lauritzen A pocket-sized exploration of questions, and our relationship with them. How many questions do we ask each day? Why do we ask them in the first place? Do we always ask because we’re trying to learn something? Or are there some questions we don’t expect to have answered – or that simply can’t be answered at all? What do our questions tell us about ourselves? Do they define who we are? Who asked the world’s first question? Can anyone answer all these questions? And what does Pia Lauritzen, Aarhus University’s questioner-in-chief, think of all of this?

Aarhus University Press • February 2019 • 9788771842289 • £4.99 • Paperback 180 x 110mm • 60 pages

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PRAGMATISM AND VAGUENESS

The Venetian Lectures By Claudine Tiercelin (Collège de France) and Edited by Giovanni Tuzet (Bocconi University) A rich overview on the concept of ‘vagueness’ in the philosophical current of Pragmatism. For most early pragmatists, including the founder C.S. Peirce and L. Wittgenstein, vagueness was a real and universal principle and not a mere defect of our knowledge or thought. This volume begins by exploring this pragmatist notion of vagueness and the way it was tied to their basic opposition to various kinds of reductionism and nominalism. It then develops towards an analysis of Peirce’s original and wide views on vagueness, as seen through the angles of logic, semiotics, epistemology and metaphysics. Mimesis International • January 2019 • 9788869771767 • £8.00 • Paperback 210 x 140mm • 90 pages • b/w and colour illus.

PHILOSOPHY

ALTHUSSER AND CONTINGENCY

By Stefano Pippa (University of Wolverhampton) A systematic exploration of the notion of ‘contingency’ in Althusser’s work. The concept of contingency plays a central role in Althusser’s attempt to recast Marxist philosophy and to free the Marxist conception of history from notions such as teleology, necessity and origin. Drawing on a wealth of published and unpublished material, Stefano Pippa discusses how Althusser’s unfaltering commitment to contingency should encourage us to revisit our understanding of his conceptions of structural change, ideology, politics and materialism.

Mimesis International • January 2019 • 9788869771682 • £18.00 • Paperback 210 x 140mm • 248 pages • 12 b/w and 12 colour illus.

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Power-Knowledge of Life and Government of Persons By Ottavio Marzocca (Università degli Studi di Bari) An in-depth overview of the concept of biopolitics through the analysis of key works.

PHILOSOPHY

BIOPOLITICS: AN INTRODUCTION

Michel Foucault claimed that the term ‘biopolitics’ can be fully understood only within the context of modern forms of governing society. By analysing the works of key figures in the debate on biopolitics – such as Agamben, Negri, Esposito, Rose, Cooper, Lemke, among others – this volume offers a systematic examination of this notion in relation to the current ecological crisis, addressing fundamental problems of modern and contemporary political thought.

Mimesis International • May 2019 • 9788869771781 • £15.00 • Paperback 210 x 140mm • 190 pages

PHILOSOPHY

THE PHENOMENOLOGY OF MEMORY By Pio Colonnello (University of Calabria)

Re-traces the thought of major philosophers to provide an in-depth exploration of ‘memory’. The notion of memory has always been a crucial topic in philosophical discourse. This book re-traces the thought of major philosophers such as Edmund Husserl, Paul Ricoeur, Hannah Arendt, Karl Jaspers, William James, José Luis Borges, and Sigmund Freud to provide an in-depth exploration around several aspects of this timely issue. Focusing on fundamental questions, the author presents a rich interconnection of concepts and ideas that build a significant work on the great theme of memory.

Mimesis International • February 2019 • 9788869771750 • £14.00 • Paperback 210 x 140mm • 178 pages

PHILOSOPHY

THE CORRESPONDENCE

Jean-Paul Sartre and Maurice Merleau-Ponty By Daniela Calabrò (University of Salerno) Exploration of the personal and intellectual relationship between Sartre and Merleau-Ponty. In April 1994, two letters by Sartre and one by Merleau-Ponty were published in the “Magazine Littéraire”, sparking new hypotheses on the political and philosophical motivations behind the break of the relationship and collaboration between Merleau-Ponty and Sartre. This volume covers the period between the launch of “Les Temps Moderns” in 1945 and Sartre’s decision to no longer accept Merleau-Ponty’s contributions in 1953, offering a detailed analysis of the respective position of the two philosophers and of an irreducible intellectual distance between them. Mimesis International • March 2019 • 9788869771675 • £10.00 • Paperback 210 x 140mm • 96 pages

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PHILOSOPHY

AESTHETICS, LITERATURE, AND LIFE

Essays in honor of Jean Pierre Cometti Edited by Jerrold Levinson (University of Maryland) and Carla Carmona (University of Seville) A unique celebration of influential French philosopher Jean-Pierre Cometti. The fine line between life and the arts has always been a crucial topic in the philosophical discourse. The essays in this book discuss fundamental issues of modern and contemporary aesthetics, drawing upon the work of the French philosopher Jean-Pierre Cometti, a key figure in the studies of aesthetics, pragmatism and Austrian philosophy. It brings together renowned voices in the field of philosophy to offer a window onto Cometti’s philosophical work, as well as an in-depth analysis of contemporary art and aesthetic practices. Mimesis International • April 2019 • 9788869771804 • £16.00 • Paperback 210 x 140mm • 220 pages

AESTHETICS

FROG POND PHILOSOPHY

Essays on the Relationship Between Humans and Nature By Strachan Donnelley, edited by Ceara Donnelley and Bruce Jennings, with a foreword by Frederick Kirschenmann Examines Strachan Donnelley as a philosopher, naturalist, agitator, and spiritualist. The philanthropist and philosopher Strachan Donnelley (1942—2008) devoted his life to studying the complex relationship between humans and nature. In this wide-ranging volume, Donnelley traces the connections between influential figures such as Aldo Leopold and Charles Darwin, as well as lesser-known but original thinkers that he met during the course of a full life—ministers at his church, friends with whom he fished, and colleagues who shared his passion for research and writing. University Press of Kentucky • December 2018 • 9780813176697 • £22.50 Paperback • 228 x 152mm • 266 pages

CULTURE OF THE LAND

AGE

By Suresh Rattan A philosophical examination of age and ageing. Suresh Rattan’s birth certificate reads “1955”. At his age, signs of decline inevitably creep in, but Suresh doesn’t feel that old. In fact, he feels 20 years younger. But thanks to evolution, we can’t imagine ourselves any older than 45. Biologically, we should just give up the ghost once we’ve raised a few carbon copies of ourselves. But for those of us who want to stick around a little longer, Suresh has devised a formula for eternal life. Let’s hope it works.

Aarhus University Press • January 2019 • 9788771847352 • £4.99 • Paperback 180 x 110mm • 60 pages

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By Joseph M. Pirotta

Examines Malta’s transformation from British colony to Sovereign State. In his four-volume study, Pirotta meticulously examines Malta’s twenty-year transformation from Britain’s foremost Mediterranean fortress colony to sovereign State. Acclaimed for its heroic resistance to fascism during the Second World War that ostensibly bound it closer to its imperial masters, the over-populated, physically wrecked Island, bereft of resources, joined the ranks of independent states in 1964. To examine the why and the how of this transformation Pirotta delved through voluminous Maltese and British documents, local and foreign archives and interviewed numerous key personalities. Midsea Books • Out Now • 9789993276173 • £232.00 • Hardback 297 x 210mm • 3238 pages • b/w illus.

POLITICS & POLITICAL HISTORY

FORTRESS COLONY: THE FINAL ACT 1945-1964 VOLUMES 1-4

FORTRESS COLONY: THE FINAL ACT 1945-1964

FORTRESS COLONY: THE FINAL ACT 1964-1968 - VOL 4: 1962-1968 By Joseph M. Pirotta

Examines Malta’s transformation from British colony to Sovereign State. The fourth volume in this in-depth study covers the period of 1962-1968, examining the complicated power game played by party, church and trade union leaders in Malta. It reveals much of what went on behind the scenes of Malta’s transformation, as the efforts of the Maltese to economically rehabilitate the Maltese islands and to fulfil deep-rooted aspirations to be masters of their own home inevitably clashed with Britain’s concept of Malta as a strategic fortress colony.

Midsea Books • Out Now • 9789993276753 • £62.00 • Hardback 210 x 150mm • 1226 pages

FORTRESS COLONY: THE FINAL ACT 1945-1964

THE BIRMINGHAM POLITICAL MACHINE Winning elections for Joseph Chamberlain By Andrew Reekes

The first full study of Joseph Chamberlain’s electioneering methods. The British electorate swelled dramatically with the passing of the Second Reform Act in 1867. In Birmingham, Joseph Chamberlain and his allies were faced with an electorate which had tripled in size overnight and many of whom had never previously voted or participated in politics. For the first time, this book lays bare how Joseph Chamberlain was so successful that never before or since has one politician monopolised regional power as Joseph Chamberlain did for more than thirty years in the West Midlands.

West Midlands History • Out Now • 9781905036424 • £14.99 • Paperback 240 x 170mm • 208 pages

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WORDS AND DEEDS

Birmingham Suffragists and Suffragettes 1832-1918 By Nicola Gauld Explores the campaign for women’s suffrage in Birmingham and the West Midlands from 1832-1918. The part that Birmingham played in the fight for universal suffrage has been forgotten for too long. This book examines the suffrage campaign in Birmingham from its beginnings in the 19th century to the First World War, from both militant and constitutional perspectives, exploring the significant incidents that took place in the city and telling the stories of the women who campaigned relentlessly for their democratic right to vote.

West Midlands History • Out Now • 9781905036431 • £14.99 • Paperback 240 x 170mm • 128 pages

MORE THAN MUNICH

The Forgotten Legacy of Neville Chamberlain By Andrew Reekes Looks beyond Chamberlain’s vilification to explore his life and achievements. In 1938 rapturous crowds greeted Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain when he proclaimed “Peace for our time” on his return from meeting Adolf Hitler in Munich. Yet today Chamberlain is vilified as a naïve appeaser – an image cynically cultivated by Winston Churchill for his own political gain. What is the truth? How should Birmingham’s only Prime Minister be accurately remembered? Historian and author Andrew Reekes challenges us to look beyond the stereotype of Neville Chamberlain “the appeaser” to the real man and his achievements. West Midlands History • Out Now • 9781905036516 • £9.99 • Paperback 230 x 150mm • 80 pages

A POLITICAL COMPANION TO W.E.B. DU BOIS Edited by Lucas E. Morel

An exploration of W.E.B. Du Bois’ work, life, and continued relevance. Literary scholars and historians have long considered W.E.B. Du Bois (1868– 1963) an extremely influential writer and a powerful cultural critic. This book assembles essays from both new and established scholars from a variety of disciplines to explore Du Bois’s contributions to American political thought. The contributors establish a conceptual context within which to read the author, revealing how richly and variously he engaged with the aesthetic and theological modalities of political thinking and action.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • £60.00 • 9780813174907 Hardback • 229 x 152mm • 376 pages

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POLITICAL COMPANIONS TO GREAT AMERICAN AUTHORS

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Conspiracy, Terror, and the Assassination of America’s Greatest President By Kathryn Canavan A uniquely in-depth and unusual account of Lincoln’s assassination. In Lincoln’s Final Hours, author Kathryn Canavan takes a magnifying glass to the last moments of the president’s life and to the impact his assassination had on a country still reeling from a bloody civil war. With vivid, thoroughly researched prose and a reporter’s eye for detail, this fast-paced account not only furnishes a glimpse into John Wilkes Booth’s personal and political motivations but also illuminates the stories of ordinary people whose lives were changed forever by the assassination.

POLITICS & POLITICAL HISTORY

LINCOLN’S FINAL HOURS

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175263 • £15.00 • Paperback 229 x 152mm • 248 pages • 48 b/w photos, 1 map

REAGAN AND THE WORLD

Leadership and National Security, 1981–1989 Edited by Bradley Lynn Coleman and Kyle Longley, with a foreword by Jack Matlock Fresh interpretations of Reagan’s influence on American foreign policy. This collection addresses Reagan’s management of the US national security establishment as well as the influence of Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger and others in the administration and Congress. The contributors present in-depth explorations of US-Soviet relations and American policy toward Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East. This balanced and sophisticated examination reveals the complexity of Reagan’s foreign policy, clarifies the importance of other international actors of the period, and provides new perspectives on the final decade of the Cold War. University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175546 • £22.50 Paperback • 228 x 152mm • 336 pages • 8 b/w photos

STUDIES IN CONFLICT, DIPLOMACY, AND PEACE

IMAGINATIVE CONSERVATISM The Letters of Russell Kirk Edited by James E. Person

Thought-provoking wisdom from an influential interpreter of politics and culture. James E. Person Jr. presents 190 of Russell Kirk’s most provocative and insightful missives. Covering a period from 1940 to 1994, these letters trace Kirk’s development from a shy, precocious young man to a public intellectual. This carefully annotated and edited collection includes correspondence with figures such as T.S. Eliot, Ray Bradbury, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., Charlton Heston, Nikolai Tolstoy, Wendell Berry, Richard Nixon, and Herbert Hoover, among many others.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175461 • £30.00 • Hardback 228 x 152mm • 432 pages • 1 b/w photo

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A POLITICAL COMPANION TO FREDERICK DOUGLASS Edited by Neil Roberts

Contributions exploring the work and impact of Frederick Douglass. Frederick Douglass (1818—1895) was a prolific writer and public speaker whose impact on American literature and history has been long studied by historians and literary critics. Yet his influence on Afro-modern and American political thought has often been undervalued. In an effort to fill this gap in the scholarship, this book examines the author’s autobiographies, essays, speeches, and novella. Together, they illuminate his genius for analysing and articulating core American ideals, particularly in the context of slavery.

University Press of Kentucky • June 2018 • 9780813175621 • £60.00 • Hardback POLITICAL COMPANIONS TO GREAT AMERICAN AUTHORS 230 x 152mm • 490 pages • 4 b/w photos

PAVING THE WAY FOR REAGAN

The Influence of Conservative Media on US Foreign Policy By Laurence R. Jurdem An exploration of the influence of magazines on Reagan’s election. Paving the Way for Reagan closely examines the ideas and opinions conveyed by the magazines in relationship to their critiques of the dominant liberal foreign policy events of the 1960s and 1970s. Incorporating primary sources and firsthand accounts from writers and editors, Jurdem provides a comprehensive analysis of how these publications played a fundamental role influencing elite opinion for a paradigm shift in US foreign policy during this crucial sixteen—year period.

University Press of Kentucky • June 2018 • 9780813175843 • £34.00 Hardback • 228 x 152mm • 280 pages • 18 b/w photos

STUDIES IN CONFLICT, DIPLOMACY, AND PEACE

THE COLD WAR AT HOME AND ABROAD

Domestic Politics and US Foreign Policy since 1945 Edited by Andrew L. Johns and Mitchell B. Lerner Examines the relationship between America’s political system and foreign policies. Contributors examine a spectrum of diverse domestic factors ranging from traditional issues like elections and Congressional influence to less frequently studied factors like the role of religion and regionalism, and trace their influence on the history of US foreign relations since 1945. In doing so, they highlight influences and ideas that expand our understanding of the history of American foreign relations, and provide guidance and direction for both contemporary observers and those who shape the United States’ role in the world.

University Press of Kentucky • July 2018 • 9780813175737 • £45.00 Hardback • 228 x 152mm • 330 pages • 18 b/w photos

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President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy By Thomas Tunstall Allcock An examination of inter-American relations from Kennedy to Nixon. This book explores Lyndon Johnson’s Latin American policy, from his key advisors to development programs and military interventions, to establish a new perspective on the impact of a complex and controversial president on a tumultuous period in the history of the Western Hemisphere. Based on extensive primary research in multiple archives, this much-needed book provides a crucial exploration of how inter-American relations transitioned from the enthusiasm and excitement of the Kennedy years to the neglect and frustration of the Nixon presidency. University Press of Kentucky • November 2018 • 9780813176154 • £45.00 Hardback • 228 x 152mm • 284 pages • 21 b/w photos

POLITICS & POLITICAL HISTORY

THOMAS C. MANN

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WORLD POLITICS ON SCREEN

Understanding International Relations through Popular Culture By Mark A. Sachleben Illuminates unexplored assumptions about politics as reflected in popular culture. Increasingly resistant to lessons on international politics, society often turns to television and film to engage the subject. In this unique and insightful volume, author Mark Sachleben demonstrates that popular culture reflects societal beliefs about the world, and that the messages captured on television and film transcend time and place. Using popular films, he addresses topics such as international relations and diplomacy, the study of war, nuclear weapons, poverty, immigration and emigration, human rights, and genocide. University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813176208 • £19.00 • Paperback 228 x 152mm • 244 pages • 10 b/w photos, 2 tables

THE POLITICS OF RICHARD WRIGHT

Perspectives on Resistance Edited by Jane Anna Gordon and Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh Seeks to interpret the life, legacy, and literature of Richard Wright. A pillar of African American literature, Richard Wright is one of the most celebrated and controversial authors in American history. Despite the popular and critical success of books, he faced staunch criticism and even censorship throughout his career for the graphic sexuality, intense violence, and communist themes in his work. Yet, many political theorists have ignored his radical ideas. Here, an interdisciplinary group of scholars embraces and explores the controversies surrounding Wright as a public intellectual and author.

University Press of Kentucky • December 2018 • 9780813175164 • £60.00 • Hardback 228 x 152mm • 322 pages • 3 b/w photos

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THE EUROPEAN MIND

Narratives and Identity. Volumes 1 and 2 Edited by Henry Frendo An inter-disciplinary enquiry concerning Europe, Europeans and Europeanity across time. An inter-disciplinary enquiry concerning Europe, Europeans and Europeanity across time, based on proceedings of the 10th world congress of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas convened at the University of Malta. The European Mind presents contributions by 200 scholars from 69 universities in 31 countries.

Midsea Books • Out Now • 9789990945607 • £88.50 • Hardback 230 x 150mm • 1610 pages

PILATES OF THE MEDITERRANEAN By Joseph Borg

An analysis of contemporary society with particular emphasis on Maltese society. The book is an analysis of contemporary society with particular emphasis on Maltese society. The book presents a collection of 73 short essays and proposes a vision for local politics based on the concept of Malta as a common home. It discusses the rise of cynicism, post-truth politics and, most of all, the tsunami of corruption under which public administration is floundering.

Midsea Books • Out Now • 9789993276081 • £18.00 • Paperback 210 x 140mm • 340 pages

MIGRATION AND ASYLUM IN MALTA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION Rights and Realities 2002-2011 Edited by Peter G. Xuereb

Traces the journeys and difficulties of irregular migrants into Europe. Aims to document the legal, policy, political, and social issues relating to migration into the EU, and especially into Malta, and to trace the experience of the irregular immigrant through his or her journey from their country of origin, to their landing in Malta, and their subsequent experience and status. Its primary aim is to make available as a matter of record and analysis the difficulties faced by the immigrant, but to address the phenomenon of irregular migration.

Midsea Books • Out Now • 9789990945652 • £32.00 • Paperback 210 x 149mm • 340 pages

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Martin Luther King Jr. and Civil Rights Activism in the North Edited by Mary Lou Finley, Bernard LaFayette, James R. Ralph and Pam Smith with a foreword by Clayborne Carson

A new perspective on the effectiveness of the Chicago Freedom Movement. In this important volume, an eminent team of scholars and activists offer an alternative assessment of the Chicago Freedom Movement’s impact on race relations and social justice, both in the city and across the nation. Building upon recent works, the contributors reexamine the movement and illuminate its lasting contributions in order to challenge conventional perceptions that have underestimated its impressive legacy.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175003 • £22.50 Paperback • 229 x 152mm • 528 pages • 19 b/w photos, 3 maps, 3 figures

RACE & EQUALITY

THE CHICAGO FREEDOM MOVEMENT

CIVIL RIGHTS AND THE STRUGGLE FOR BLACK EQUALITY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

JAMES AND ESTHER COOPER JACKSON

Love and Courage in the Black Freedom Movement By Sara Rzeszutek A dual biography of James Jackson and Esther Cooper, both political and personal. Drawing upon a rich collection of correspondence, organisational literature, and interviews, this book follows James Jackson and Esther Cooper through the years as they bore witness to economic inequality, war, political oppression, and victory in the face of injustice, to reveal a portrait of a remarkable pair who lived during a transformative period of American history and whose story offers a vital narrative of persistence, love, and activism across the long arc of the black freedom movement.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813174983 • £22.50 Paperback • 229 x 152mm • 384 pages • 21 b/w photos

CIVIL RIGHTS AND THE STRUGGLE FOR BLACK EQUALITY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

AN UNSEEN LIGHT

Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee Edited by Aram Goudsouzian and Charles W. McKinney Illuminates Memphis’s place in the struggle for African American freedom. Eminent and rising scholars offer a multidisciplinary examination of Memphis’s role in African American history during the twentieth century. Together, they investigate episodes such as the 1940 “Reign of Terror” when black Memphians experienced a prolonged campaign of harassment, mass arrests, and violence at the hands of police. They also examine topics including the relationship between the labour and civil rights movements, the fight for economic advancement in black communities, and the impact of music on the city’s culture. University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175515 • £34.00 Hardback • 229 x 152mm • 422 pages • 15 b/w photos

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RACE & EQUALITY

RAISING RACISTS

The Socialization of White Children in the Jim Crow South By Kristina DuRocher Explores the roles of race and gender roles in maintaining white supremacy. Kristina DuRocher reveals how white adults in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries continually reinforced race and gender roles to maintain white supremacy. DuRocher examines the practices, mores, and traditions that trained white children to fear, dehumanise, and disdain their black neighbours. Raising Racists combines an analysis of the remembered experiences of a racist society, how that society influenced children, and, most important, how racial violence and brutality shaped growing up in the early-twentieth-century South.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175782 • £21.00 Paperback • 229 x 152mm • 248 pages • 7 b/w photos

NEW DIRECTIONS IN SOUTHERN HISTORY

GATEWAY TO EQUALITY

Black Women and the Struggle for Economic Justice in St. Louis By Keona K. Irvin Investigates black working-class women’s struggle for economic justice. Investigates black working-class women’s struggle for economic justice from the rise of New Deal liberalism in the 1930s to the social upheavals of the 1960s. It presents a stunning account of the ways in which black working-class women creatively fused racial and economic justice. This work sheds light on an unexplored aspect of community activism and illuminates the complexities of the overlapping civil rights and labour movements during the first half of the twentieth century.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813168838 • £45.00 Hardback • 228 x 152mm • 294 pages • 11 b/w photos

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GINO GERMANI

Towards a Sociology of Justice By Marco Alberto Quiroz Vitale (University of Milan) Brings new light to a great 20th century sociologist’s thought. Since the 1960’s, developing countries in Latin America started a complex journey towards establishing new values, the ones of modernity. This volume considers the work of renowned Italian-Argentine sociologist Gino Germani, who more than anyone else has been able to outline the process of modernisation from this particular aspect. The author highlights Germani’s idea of ‘freedom’ as a crucial and unavoidable concept at the core of the ‘modern’ way of being persons, subjects, social actors and active participants within a social system.

Mimesis International • March 2019 • 9788869771699 • £13.00 • Paperback 210 x 140mm • 118 pages • 11 b/w photos

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By Farhad Daftary and Zulfikar Hirji

The story of Islam, the fastest growing religion in the world. Beginning in the world of late antiquity and the pre-Islamic period, the book takes the reader through Islam’s formative era and early development in the Arabian Peninsula, the rise and decline of major Muslim dynasties and finally into its place in the modern world. The book contains a multitude of images, graphics, maps and charts, features many of the masterpieces of art, architecture and literature produced by Muslims along with an easy-to-use glossary and a detailed bibliography.

RELIGION & THEOLOGY

ISLAM: ILLUSTRATED JOURNEY

Azimuth • November 2018 • 9781898592358 • £35.00 • Hardback 312 x 256mm • 344 pages • Highly Illustrated

ISLAM AND DEMOCRACY

Voices of Muslims amongst us By Amédée Edward Turner and Davide Tacchini (Friedrich-Schiller-Universitat)

The result of discussion around the idea of democracy within Western Muslim communities. During the last six years, a team of scholars, researchers and religious leaders in Europe and the USA organised over seventy discussion groups that included members of the local Muslim communities. This book presents for the first time the result of their work. The overall aim of the project is to provide a window on the rich and diverse world of Western Islam, by connecting directly with the everyday life of Muslim citizens in Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, the United States and Canada.

Mimesis International • May 2019 • 9788869771774 • £13.00 • Paperback 210 x 140mm • 158 pages

POLITICS

HUMAN COMES FIRST

The Christian Theology of N.F.S. Grundtvig Edited and translated by Edward Broadbridge The teachings and beliefs of N.F.S. Grundtvig. This collection brings together works of N.F.S. Grundtvig to explore his Christian theology. A section of essays and articles includes Grundtvig’s reflections on his trial for libel and his promotion of freedom in the Church. Fifteen commentaries on the Christian faith and fourteen sermons for the Church Year illustrate his views and teaching. Letters and speeches include two eulogies to his late wives.

Aarhus University Press • Out Now • 9788771841350 • £50.00 • Hardback 240 x 170mm • 496 pages

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SPORTS

FORTY MINUTES TO GLORY

Inside the Kentucky Wildcats’ 1978 Championship Season By Doug Brunk, with foreword by Larry Vaught and Tom Leach A fitting tribute to one of America’s most talented and determined basketball teams. Doug Brunk presents an inside account of a celebrated squad and their championship season from summer pick-up games to the net-cutting ceremony in St. Louis. Brunk interviewed every surviving player, coach, and student manager from the 1977–1978 team and he shares unbelievable tales, and heart-wrenching moments. Published to coincide with the fortieth anniversary of the national championship victory, this engaging book is a fitting tribute to one of the most talented and determined teams ever to compete on the hardwood. University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175201 • £15.00 Paperback • 216 x 140mm • 224 pages • 67 b/w photos

THE PRINCE OF JOCKEYS

The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy By Pellom McDaniels The first definitive biography of this celebrated athlete, his career and his legacy. Isaac Burns Murphy (1861–1896) was one of the most dynamic jockeys of his era: the first to win the Kentucky Derby three times, and his 44 percent win record remains unmatched. But African American jockeys were forced off the track, and Murphy died in obscurity. This is the first definitive biography of this celebrated athlete, whose life spanned the Civil War, reconstruction, and the adoption of Jim Crow legislation.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175812 • £21.00 • Paperback 235 x 152mm • 550 pages • 45 b/w photos

TAKING SHERGAR

Thoroughbred Racing’s Most Famous Cold Case By Milton C. Toby A riveting account of the most notorious unsolved crime in the history of horse racing. In 1983, a group of armed thieves crept onto Ballymany Stud, County Kildare, Ireland, to steal Shergar, one of the Thoroughbred industry’s most renowned stallions. An engaging narrative that is as thrilling as any mystery novel, this book provides new analysis of the body of evidence related to the stallion’s disappearance, delves into the conspiracy theories that surround the inconclusive investigation, and presents a profile of the man who might be the last person able to help solve part of the mystery.

University Press of Kentucky • February 2019 • 9780813176239 • £22.50 • Hardback HORSES IN HISTORY 228 x 152mm • 272 pages • 23 b/w photos, 3 maps, 1 chart, 1 table

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A Personal City Guide Edited by Martin Bugelli A personal perspective of Valletta from seven guides. There is no one perspective of Valletta. The many facets that this city vaunts, and not merely its physical ones, have been dealt with in this book. This publication is not a guidebook, far from it. It showcases a Valletta which lies beyond the usual tourist trails, and rush hour commuting. This is a personal account of seven guides who encounter Valletta on a daily basis and have become enchanted with it.

TRAVEL GUIDES & WRITING

VALLETTA

Midsea Books • March 2019 • 9789993276685 • £13.50 • Paperback 190 x 114mm • 192 pages

BETWEEN SEA AND GLACIER Greenland in a Changing World By Wilfred Richard

An exploration of Greenland, its people, and the ‘Greenlandic Spirit’.

This book considers Greenland, its culture and its people, which are possessed of an existence based on hunter-gatherer knowledge of the land. In this Age of Man, along with its human-induce climate change, there is a tradition of respect that prevails in Greenland. With all the community dependent on the land, a spirit of cooperation has evolved through a melding of Inuit communal culture with Scandinavian social democracy, explored in this book.

International Polar Institute • Out Now • 9780996748056 • £40.00 • Hardback 232 x 155mm • 260 pages

#FORTY

A handbook of life lessons and self-discovery. It’s not every day that we wake up and decide to put life on hold and start living. This is what Jonathan did after turning forty, embarking on a sabbatical to enjoy time off, reflect on his life and make sure he was living life on his terms. #Forty is a journey which questions the way we’ve done things and assists us in answering ‘what next?’ A thought provoking, easy-to-use handbook of life lessons Jonathan has picked up along the years.

WELLBEING & HEALTH

Be the Change By Jonathan Shaw

Midsea Books • November 2018 • 9789993276876 • £10.00 • Paperback Paperback • 197 x 127mm • 152 pages

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WELLBEING & HEALTH

LANDSCAPE, LAND-CHANGE & WELL-BEING IN THE LESSER ANTILLES Case Studies from the coastal villages of St. Kitts and the Kalinago Territory, Dominica By Charlotte Eloise Stancioff

Investigates landscape change through a holistic lens of qualitative and quantitative analysis. In the Caribbean region, landscape change is part of the region’s history. This research investigates the changing landscape and land use in two case studies of the coastal villages of St. Kitts and the Kalinago Territory of Dominica. By integrating human and ecological aspects of agrarian landscapes, this research analyses how land degradation or land change impacts cultural ecosystem services, which ultimately disrupts community wellbeing. Sidestone Press • September 2018 • 254 x 178mm • 300 pages • 21 b/w and 60 colour illus. 9789088905865 • £48.00 • Paperback 9789088905872 • £135.00 • Hardback

VIRTUES OF RENEWAL

Wendell Berry’s Sustainable Forms By Jeffrey Bilbro Wendell Berry’s lessons for those who want to live the examined life. For over fifty years, Wendell Berry has argued that our most pressing ecological and cultural need is a renewed formal intelligence—a mode of thinking and acting that fosters the health of the earth and its beings. This book combines textual analysis and cultural criticism to explain how Berry’s literary forms encourage readers to practice virtues of renewal, lessons not only for those interested in cultivating the land, but also for those who cultivate their communities and live mindfully.

University Press of Kentucky • December 2018 • 9780813176406 • £49.00 Hardback • 228 x 152mm • 250 pages

CULTURE OF THE LAND

A GUIDE TO CYANOBACTERIA

Identification and Impact By Mark A. Nienaber and Miriam Steinitz-Kannan An essential guide to combating harmful cyanotoxins. Written for non-specialists in a clear and straightforward style, this guide will help students, landowners, and citizen scientists identify different kinds of cyanobacteria and understand their impact on waterways, from neighbourhood lakes and farm ponds to major river systems. The central feature of the book is a detailed key that systematically walks the reader through each step of the identification process. This key is linked to an extensive set of photographs and a companion smartphone app to assist readers in confirming their findings.

University Press of Kentucky • May 2018 • 9780813175591 • £15.00 Paperback • 229 x 152mm • 186 pages • 132 colour photos, 1 table

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Unfolding the Black Flag in History, Memory, and Myth Edited by Joseph M. Beilein and Matthew C. Hulbert A comprehensive examination of the guerrilla soldier and his role in the deadliest war in U.S. history. Most Americans are familiar with major Civil War battles such as Manassas (Bull Run), Shiloh, and Gettysburg, which have been extensively analysed by generations of historians. However, not all of the war’s engagements were fought in a conventional manner by regular forces. Often referred to as “the wars within the war,” guerrilla combat touched states from Virginia to New Mexico. This richly diverse volume assembles a team of both rising and eminent scholars to examine guerrilla warfare in the South during the Civil War.

University Press of Kentucky • March 2018 • 9780813175768 • £22.50 Paperback • 229 x 152mm • 258 pages • 9 b/w photos, 4 maps

MILITARY HISTORY

THE CIVIL WAR GUERRILLA

NEW DIRECTIONS IN SOUTHERN HISTORY

RETHINKING THE CIVIL WAR ERA Directions for Research By Paul D. Escott

A guide to the study of the American Civil War for a new generation. Arguably, no event since the American Revolution has had a greater impact on US history than the Civil War. Naturally, an event of such significance has attracted much attention from historians. This timely and thoughtful book surveys the current state of Civil War studies and explores the latest developments in research and interpretation, focusing on specific issues where promising work is yet to be done, highlighting subjects such as the deep roots of the war, the role of African Americans, and environmental history.

University Press of Kentucky • March 2018 • 9780813175355 • £37.50 Hardback • 229 x 152mm • 204 pages

NEW DIRECTIONS IN SOUTHERN HISTORY

THE SECRET HISTORY OF RDX

The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II By Colin F. Baxter The history and impact on ordinary lives of the invention of RDX. In The Secret History of RDX, Colin F. Baxter documents the journey of the super-explosive from conceptualisation at Woolwich Arsenal in England to mass production at Holston Ordnance Works in east Tennessee. He examines the debates between RDX advocates and their opponents and explores the use of the explosive in the bomber war over Germany, in the naval war in the Atlantic, and as a key element in the trigger device of the atomic bomb.

University Press of Kentucky • April 2018 • 9780813175287 • £34.00 • Hardback 216 x 140mm • 214 pages • 25 b&w photos

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MILITARY HISTORY

THUNDER IN THE ARGONNE

A New History of America’s Greatest Battle By Douglas V. Mastriano A fresh look at the battle that forged the modern US Army. Douglas V. Mastriano offers the most comprehensive account of The Meuse-Argonne Offensive to date. Not only does he provide American, French, and British perspectives on the offensive, but he also offers—for the first time in English—the German view. Mastriano presents a balanced analysis of successes and failures at all levels of command, examining the leadership of the principals while also illuminating acts of heroism by individual soldiers.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175553 • £26.00 • Hardback 228 x 152mm • 456 pages • 85 b/w photos, 28 maps

BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS

ADVANCE AND DESTROY

Patton as Commander in the Bulge By John Nelson Rickard with a foreword by Debra Nystrom New insights into the skill and personality of one of America’s most controversial generals. Captain John Nelson Rickard explores Lieutenant General George S. Patton Jr.’s performance during the entire Ardennes campaign, through his “estimate of the situation,” the U.S. Army’s doctrinal approach to problem-solving. Patton’s day-by-day situational understanding of the Battle of the Bulge gives readers an in-depth, critical analysis of Patton’s overall effectiveness, measured in terms of mission accomplishment, his ability to gain and hold ground, and a cost-benefit analysis of his operations relative to the lives of his soldiers.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175997 • £22.50 • Paperback 228 x 152mm • 528 pages • 18 b/w photos, 22 maps, 3 figs, 36 tables

AMERICAN WARRIORS SERIES

NORTH KOREAN MILITARY PROLIFERATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA Enabling Violence and Instability By Bruce E. Bechtol

An in-depth and much-needed analysis of the North Korean threat. Bruce E. Bechtol Jr. analyses relevant North Korean military capabilities, what arms the nation provides, and to whom, how it skirts its sanctions, and how North Korea’s activities can best be contained. Bechtol not only presents an accurate picture of the current North Korean threat—he also outlines methodologies that Washington and the international community must embrace in order to contain it.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175881 • £60.00 • Hardback 228 x 152mm • 274 pages • 1 fig

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Operational Thinking from Moltke the Elder to Heusinger By Gerhard P. Gross New insights into Germany’s failed attempts to become a global power. In this seminal study, Gerhard P. Gross provides a comprehensive examination of the development and failure of German operational thinking over a period of more than a century. He analyses the strengths and weaknesses of five different armies, from the mid–nineteenth century through the early days of NATO. He also offers fresh interpretations of towering figures of German military history, including Moltke the Elder, Alfred von Schlieffen, and Erich Ludendorff.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813168371 • £49.00 • Hardback 235 x 156mm • 464 pages • 16 colour maps, 12 b/w maps, 26 b/w photos

MILITARY HISTORY

THE MYTH AND REALITY OF GERMAN WARFARE

FOREIGN MILITARY STUDIES

WAR AND REMEMBRANCE

The Story of the American Battle Monuments Commission By Thomas H. Conner The first comprehensive study of the American Battle Monuments Commission. This first comprehensive study of the American Battle Monuments Commission traces how the agency came to be created by Congress in the aftermath of World War I, how the cemeteries and monuments the agency built were designed and their locations chosen, and how the commemorative sites have become important “outposts of remembrance” on foreign soil. It powerfully demonstrates that these monuments assist in understanding the interconnections of memory and history and serve as an inspiration to later generations. University Press of Kentucky • September 2018 • 9780813176314 • £37.50 • Hardback 228 x 152mm • 376 pages • 49 b/w photos, 5 maps

AUSA BOOKS

PERSHING’S TANKERS

Personal Accounts of the AEF Tank Corps in World War I Edited by Lawrence M. Kaplan with a foreword by Dale E. Wilson A vivid picture of life and activities in the US Army Tank Corps in France. This book presents an unprecedented look into the experiences of soldiers in the US Army Tank Corps. It provides fresh insight into the establishment and combat operations of the tank corps, including six personal letters written by Colonel George S. Patton, Jr., who commanded a tank brigade in World War I. Congressional testimony, letters, and a variety of journal, magazine, and newspaper articles in this collection provide additional context to the officers’ revealing accounts.

University Press of Kentucky • September 2018 • 9780813176048 • £37.50 • Hardback 228 x 152mm • 312 pages • 17 b/w photos, 5 maps, 3 tables

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MILITARY HISTORY

JUST WAR RECONSIDERED

Strategy, Ethics, and Theory By James M. Dubik with a foreword by Martin Dempsey A new take on military ethics, founded on years of research. This book applies moral philosophy, political philosophy, and strategic studies to historical and contemporary case studies to reveal the inaccuracies and moral bankruptcy that inform some of the literature on military ethics. Based on the fundamental truth that war risks the lives of soldiers and innocents, it offers new standards to evaluate the ethics of warfare in the hope of increasing the probability that the lives of soldiers will not be used in vain and the innocent not put at risk unnecessarily.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813175010 • £19.00 Paperback 229 x 152mm • 236 pages

BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS

THE PHILOSOPHY OF WAR FILMS Edited by David LaRocca

Creates new ways of thinking about the philosophy of war. Wars have played a momentous role in shaping the course of human history. The ever-present spectre of conflict has made it an enduring topic of interest in popular culture, and many movies have sought to show the complexities and horrors of war on-screen. In The Philosophy of War Films, David LaRocca compiles a series of essays by prominent scholars that examine the impact of representing war in film and the influence that cinematic images of battle have on human consciousness, belief, and action.

University Press of Kentucky • Out Now • 9780813176222 • £22.50 Paperback • 228 x 152mm • 538 pages • b/w and colour illus.

THE PHILOSOPHY OF POPULAR CULTURE

MALTA IN WORLD WAR II

Contemporary Watercolours by Alfred Gerada By Albert Ganado A unique collection of never-before-seen watercolours of World War Two in Malta. These watercolours of World War Two in Malta were executed on site by the Maltese war artist, Alfred Gera. He painted with vigour and enthusiasm capturing the whole gamut of life and action during wartime Malta. The range of watercolours covers military events on land and sea and in the air, war camouflage of ships and vehicles, uniforms and arm bands, regimental berets, flashes on steel helmets, bomb sizes, air raids, flag alerts, convoys, etc.

Midsea Books • November 2018 • 9789993276166 • £44.00 • Paperback 240 x 160mm • 160 pages • 12 b/w and 12 colour illus.

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By Karen Schaffers-Bodenhausen

LAPIS AND GOLD

Exploring Chester Beatty’s Ruzbihan Qur’an By Elaine Wright This is the most detailed and comprehensive study of any Islamic manuscript: the Chester Beatty Library’s 1 6 t h - ce n t u r y R u z b i h a n Qur’an.

This exquisite, two volume publication gives access to this distinguished collection of portrait miniatures for the first time.

Ad Ilissum • 9781912168101 • £70.00 • Hardback 270 x 195mm • 420 pages

FORGING AUTHENTICITY

Giovanni Bastianini and the Neo-Renaissance in Nineteenth-Century Florence By Anita Moskowitz

Giovanni Bastianini was a gifted Florentine sculptor, but an outstanding creator of fakes. This book explores both his own style and the style of and demand for the works he sold as Renaissance art.

Ad Ilissum • 9788822261717 • £70.00 • Hardback 320 x 215mm • 190 pages

FAR OTHER WORLDS, AND OTHER SEAS”: THINKING WITH LITERATURE IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY By Terence Cave

What is the object of knowledge in literary studies? What is the relation b etwe e n t h e a c a d e m i c study of literature and the public sphere? Terence Cave addresses these and other questions about the discipline.

Ad Ilissum • 9788822264077 • £15.00 • Paperback 240 x 170mm • 82 pages

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RECENT HIGHLIGHTS

PORTRAIT MINIATURES IN THE FRITS LUGT COLLECTION

Ad Ilissum • 9781912168040 • £90.00 • Hardback 300 x 240mm • 352 pages

LARS VON TRIER’S RENEWAL OF FILM 1984-2014 Signal, Pixel, Diagram By Bodil Marie Stavning Thomsen

This comprehensive volume discusses the collected works of Lars von Trier, one of the most controversial film directors of our time.

Aarhus University Press • 9788771842302 £35.00 • Paperback • 240 x 160mm • 350 pages

THE LISTENERS

U-boat Hunters During the Great War By Roy R. Manstan An untold story of scientists and engineers who changed the course of World War I.

Wesleyan University Press • 9780819578358 £33.00 • Hardback • 241 x 178mm • 352 pages

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THE LONG JOURNEYS HOME

The Repatriations of Henry ‘Opukaha‘ia and Albert Afraid of Hawk By Nick Bellantoni Examines the repatriations of the remains of two men, one Hawaiian and one Lakota, who died in Connecticut t o ex a m i n e t h e w i d e reaching impact of American imperialism and colonialism.

Wesleyan University Press • 9780819576842 £27.00 • Hardback • 229 x 152mm • 260 pages

DEATHS OF THE POETS

The chapbook includes absurd graphs, charts, and diagrams that tell the truth about dogs—their size, attitude, and likeability is laid bare for all to read and enjoy.

Wesleyan University Press • 9780819578600 £5.00 • Paperback • 152 x 102mm • 12 pages

Birds, Beasts, and Evolutionary Listening By Rachel Mundy

Rhyming couplets meet etched illustrations in this whimsically dark chapbook about poets and their deaths.

Wesleyan University Press • 9780819578587 £5.00 • Paperback • 152 x 102mm • 34 pages

MUSIC & CAMP

Edited by Christopher Moore and Philip Purvis This collection of essays provides the first in-depth examination of camp as it relates to a wide variety of twentieth and twenty-first century music and musical performances.

Wesleyan University Press • 9780819577825 £26.00 • Paperback • 229 x 152mm • 292 pages

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ANIMAL MUSICALITIES

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DOG TRUTHS

How conflicts between science and the humanities have shaped our understanding of the line between art and animal behavior.

Wesleyan University Press • 9780819578068 £28.00 • Hardback • 229 x 152mm • 264 pages

INTERVIEW IN WEEHAWKEN

The Burr-Hamilton Duel as Told in the Original Documents Edited by Harold C. Syrett, Jean G. Cooke and By Willard M. Wallace This closely annotated thread o f d o c u me nt s p rov i de s a riveting account of the lead-up to and aftermath of the disastrous, and now B ro a d way- fa m o u s , d u e l between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr.

Wesleyan University Press • 9780819578273 £18.00 • Paperback • 203 x 152mm • 200 pages

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Edited by Peter Mark, Peter Helman and Penny Snyder The first English-language wo r k t o f o c u s o n t h e mountains as subject matter and source of aesthetic and spiritual inspiration for painters.

Wesleyan University Press • 9780819577290 £14.00 • Paperback • 229 x 152mm • 152 pages

ISHIRO HONDA

A Life in Film, from Godzilla to Kurosawa By Steve Ryfle, Ed Godziszewski, Yuuko Honda-Yun and Martin Scorsese

The first comprehensive biography of Ishiro Honda, the director behind Godzilla, Mothra, Matango, and other Japanese sci-fi classics, and arguably the most internationally successful Japanese director of his generation.

Wesleyan University Press • 9780819570871 £31.00 • Hardback • 254 x 178mm • 336 pages

NATION, COMMUNITY, SELF

Female Voices in Scottish Theatre from the Seventies to the Present Edited by Gioia Angeletti An exploration of the as-yet uncharted territory of female Scottish playwrights who have emerged from the late 1960s to the present day, and whose invaluable achievements deserve recognition.

Mimesis International • 9788869771347 • £18.00 Paperback • 210 x 140mm • 258 pages

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SETTING THE STAGE

Attention to What We Do, How We Do It, and Why By David Hays

This books is the first Englishlanguage work to focus on the mountains as subject matter and source of aesthetic and spiritual inspiration for painters and artists.

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THE MOUNTAINS IN ART HISTORY

Wesleyan University Press • 9780819577214 £25.00 • Hardback • 229 x 152mm • 192 pages

HOW FAR SHOULD TOLERANCE GO?

Volume 2: Twelfth To Sixteenth Centuries AD By Yves Charles Zarka This book offers a new perspective of how tolerance can be conceptualised in a way that is relevant to people and their societies as they actually are.

Mimesis International • 9788869771590 • £18.00 Paperback • 210 x 140mm • 180 pages

WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF JIHAD

The Hidden Pathways Towards Radicalization By Anna Zizola and Paolo Maria Inghilleri This book discovers the hidden psychological and sociological drivers that can lead young Western women to support jihadi ideology, violence and sometimes suicide.

Mimesis International • 9788869771316 • £15.00 Paperback • 210 x 140mm • 120 pages

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BESTIARIUM

Human and Animal Representations Edited by Mariaelisa Dimino, Alessia Polatti and Roberta Zanoni This edited collection contributes to the present debate on Animal Studies by focusing on literary texts and discursive practices which reveal the epistemological and cultural dynamics that structure the representation of the animal.

Mimesis International • 9788869771248 • £14.00 Paperback • 210 x 140mm • 240 pages

STREET TREES IN BRITAIN

Few animals on the planet inspire the sense of wonder evoked by the narwhal. This book tells the story of the whale that has captured the imagination of the world for centuries.

International Polar Institute • 9780996748018 £33.00 • Paperback • 279 x 203mm • 264 pages

Joseph Chamberlain & George Cadbury By Andrew Reekes

This is the first book on the history of Britain’s street trees and it gives a highly readable account of their story, from the tree-lined promenades of the seventeenth century to majestic city centre boulevards to the suburbs.

Windgather Press • 9781911188230 • £39.95 Paperback • 246 x 185mm • 352 pages

ANTIQUARIANISMS

Contact, Conflict, Comparison Edited by Benjamin Anderson and Felipe Rojas Ten papers draw on case studies in the Mediterranean and the Americas examining both how a culture studies its own past and how external people study a ‘foreign’ culture.

Oxbow Books • 9781785706844 •£35.00 Paperback • 234 x 156mm • 232 pages

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Revealing an Arctic Legend Edited by William W. Fitzhugh and Martin T. Nweeia

TWO TITANS, ONE CITY

A History By Mark Johnston

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NARWHAL

The first study to explore, compare and contrast the lives of Joseph Chamberlain and George Cadbury, who shared a mission to improve the lives of their fellow c i t i ze n s i n B i r mi n g h a m during the late Victorian/ early Edwardian era.

West Midlands History • 9781905036349 • £14.99 Paperback • 240 x 170mm • 156 pages

STORIES FROM ANCIENT GREECE AND ROME By Joyce Tyldesley and Julian Heath

Joyce Tyldesley re-tells some of the most interesting and entertaining myths and legends from the Classical world, primarily aimed at children between the ages of 7-11.

Oxbow Books • 9781785707650 • £8.95 Paperback • 210 x 170mm • 108 pages

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Oxbow Books Spring 2019 Catalogue  

Archaeology and humanities titles from Oxbow Books and distributed publishers.

Oxbow Books Spring 2019 Catalogue  

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