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Literature 9

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History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

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Ancient Studies

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Life and Death in Rikers Island Homer Venters, former Chief Medical Officer of NYC Jails Shines a light on the deadly health consequences of incarceration. 2019

200 pp.

978-1-4214-2735-5

$26.95 paperback 

Containing Contagion The Politics of Disease Outbreaks in Southeast Asia

Sara E. Davies Do states have a duty to prevent infectious disease outbreaks from spreading beyond their borders? 2019

224 pp., 24 graphs

978-1-4214-2739-3

$54.95 paperback 

Under the Big Tree Extraordinary Stories from the Movement to End Neglected Tropical Diseases

Ellen Agler with Mojie Crigler foreword by Bill Gates

Powerful stories of the debilitating effects of neglected tropical diseases throughout the world, highlighting the successes and challenges of those fighting to eliminate them. 2018

240 pp., 16 b&w photos

978-1-4214-2723-2

$27.95 hardcover

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Abortion across Borders Transnational Travel and Access to Abortion Services

edited by Christabelle Sethna and Gayle Davis A timely examination of how restrictive policies force women to travel both within and across national borders to access abortion services. 2019

360 pp., 1 halftone, 10 line drawings

978-1-4214-2729-4

$59.95 hardcover 

Fat in the Fifties America’s First Obesity Crisis

Nicolas Rasmussen A riveting history of the rise and fall of the obesity epidemic during 1950s and 1960s America. 2019

200 pp., 21 figures

978-1-4214-2871-0

$39.95 hardcover 

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Wounded Planet How Declining Biodiversity Endangers Health and How Bioethics Can Help

Henk A.M.J. ten Have, MD, PhD Explores the interconnectedness of human health, biodiversity, and bioethics. 2019

376 pp.

978-1-4214-2745-4

$64.95 hardcover

Lazy, Crazy, and Disgusting Stigma and the Undoing of Global Health

Alexandra Brewis and Amber Wutich How well-intentioned public health efforts can be unwitting but powerful drivers of stigma. 2019

288 pp., 35 halftones

978-1-4214-3335-6

$34.95 hardcover

Separated Family and Community in the Aftermath of an Immigration Raid

William D. Lopez William D. Lopez details the incredible strain that immigration raids conducted by ICE and local law enforcement placed on one Latino community—and the families and friends left behind. 2019

232 pp.

978-1-4214-3331-8

$27.95 hardcover

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Golden Rice The Imperiled Birth of a GMO Superfood

Ed Regis The first book to tell the shocking story of Golden Rice, a genetically modified grain that provides essential Vitamin A and can save lives in developing countries—if only they were allowed to grow it. 2019

256 pp., 2 halftones

978-1-4214-3303-5 $29.95 hardcover

Preventing Child Trafficking A Public Health Approach

Jonathan Todres, JD, and Angela Diaz, MD How can a public health approach advance efforts to prevent, identify, and respond to child trafficking? 2019

256 pp., 2 line drawings

978-1-4214-3301-1

$44.95 hardcover

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Conquer the Clutter Strategies to Identify, Manage, and Overcome Hoarding

Elaine Birchall and Suzanne Cronkwright How to take back your life when your things are taking over. 2019

296 pp., 70 halftones, 5 line drawings

978-1-4214-3151-2

$25.95 paperback

Hip Replacement Experts Answer Your Questions

edited by Adam E. M. Eltorai, PhD, Alan H. Daniels, MD, Derek R. Jenkins, MD, and Lee E. Rubin, MD A quick yet comprehensive guide for anyone considering hip replacement surgery. A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book 2019

160 pp., 6 halftones, 9 line drawings

978-1-4214-2958-8

$15.95 paperback

Nature’s Calendar A Year in the Life of a Wildlife Sanctuary

Colin Rees Take an enchanting journey through the shifting seasons in a wildlife sanctuary home to wetland, forest, and grassland and supporting an incredible diversity of plants and animals. 2019

320 pp., 33 color illus., 37 b&w illus.

978-1-4214-2743-0

$32.95 paperback

Ospreys The Revival of a Global Raptor

Alan F. Poole A fascinating look at one of the greatest conservation success stories of the modern era: the wildly popular, unique, and thrilling raptor, the Osprey. 2019

220 pp., 122 color photos, 20 maps, 4 graphs

978-1-4214-2715-7

$39.95 hardcover

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Freshwater Mollusks of the World A Distribution Atlas

edited by Charles Lydeard and Kevin S. Cummings The definitive resource on the biology and evolution of freshwater mollusks. 2019

256 pp., 41 color photos, 43 color illus.

978-1-4214-2731-7

$125.00 hardcover

The Rise of Reptiles 320 Million Years of Evolution

Hans-Dieter Sues The defining masterwork on the evolution of reptiles. 2019

400 pp., 236 color illus., 120 b&w illus.

978-1-4214-2867-3

$84.95 hardcover

Tunas and Billfishes of the World Bruce Collette and John Graves illustrated by Val Kells

The definitive resource on tunas and billfishes from the world’s top authorities. 2019

352 pp., 241 color illus., 61 maps

978-1-4214-3157-4

$75.00 hardcover

The Physics of Krav Maga John Eric Goff The art and science of real-world fighting. Explore the physics behind the physical! 2019

240 pp., 153 b&w photos, 5 graphs

978-1-4214-3161-1

$28.95 paperback

Republic of Numbers Unexpected Stories of Mathematical Americans through History

David Lindsay Roberts This fascinating narrative history of math in America introduces readers to the diverse and vibrant people behind pivotal moments in the nation’s mathematical maturation. 2019

252 pp., 22 b&w illus.

978-1-4214-3308-0 $29.95 hardcover

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Wildlife Management and Conservation Paul R. Krausman, Series Editor Renewable Energy and Wildlife Conservation edited by Christopher E. Moorman, Steven M. Grodsky, and Susan P. Rupp Brings together disparate conversations about wildlife conservation and renewable energy, suggesting ways these two critical fields can work hand in hand. 2019

280 pp., 33 b&w photos, 9 maps, 3 charts, 11 graphs

978-1-4214-3272-4

$74.95 hardcover

Quantitative Analyses in Wildlife Science edited by Leonard A. Brennan, Andrew N. Tri, and Bruce G. Marcot An authoritative guide to quantitative methods that will help wildlife scientists improve analysis and decision-making. 2019

344 pp., 105 b&w illus.

978-1-4214-3107-9

$74.95 hardcover

International Wildlife Management Conservation Challenges in a Changing World

edited by John L. Koprowski and Paul R. Krausman A call for wildlife conservationists to transcend the boundaries of locality, share best practices, and unite with a common voice to influence global policy. 2019

248 pp., 36 b&w photos, 5 maps, 4 charts, 2 graphs

978-1-4214-3285-4

$74.95 hardcover

Water Resources Science and Society

George M. Hornberger and Debra Perrone A scientifically rigorous text grounded in socioeconomic reality that examines both physical hydrology and contemporary water usage issues. 2019

280 pp., 84 duotones

978-1-4214-3295-3

$64.95 paperback

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Sailing School Navigating Science and Skill, 1550–1800

Margaret E. Schotte Hands-on science in the Age of Exploration. Information Cultures Ann Blair, Anthony Grafton, and Earle A. Havens 2019

320 pp., 9 color illus., 70 b&w illus.

978-1-4214-2953-3

$59.95 hardcover

Taking Nazi Technology Allied Exploitation of German Science after the Second World War

Douglas M. O’Reagan Intriguing, real-life espionage stories bring to life a comparative history of the Allies’ efforts to seize, control, and exploit German science and technology after World War II. 2019

296 pp., 4 line drawings

978-1-4214-2887-1

$54.95 hardcover

Engineering Rules Global Standard Setting since 1880

JoAnne Yates and Craig N. Murphy The first global history of voluntary consensus standard setting. Hagley Library Studies in Business,Technology, and Politics Richard R. John, Series Editor 2019

440 pp., 24 halftones, 2 line drawings

978-1-4214-2889-5

$64.95 hardcover

Mineral Rites An Archaeology of the Fossil Economy

Bob Johnson An archaeology of Western energy culture that demystifies the role that fossil fuels play in the day-to-day rituals of modern life. Energy Humanities Dominic Boyer and Imre Szeman, Series Editors 2019

256 pp., 14 b&w illus.

978-1-4214-2756-0

$49.95 hardcover

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The Pursuit of Parenthood Reproductive Technology from Test-Tube Babies to Uterus Transplants

Margaret Marsh and Wanda Ronner A wide-ranging history of assisted reproductive technologies and their ethical implications. 2019

288 pp., 20 b&w illus.

978-1-4214-2984-7

$29.95 hardcover

The DOs Osteopathic Medicine in America third edition

Norman Gevitz A comprehensive portrait of the osteopathic medical profession. 2019

280 pp., 11 b&w illus.

978-1-4214-2961-8

$34.95 paperback

Migraine A History

Katherine Foxhall A cultural, social, and medical history of migraine. 2019

292 pp., 26 b&w illus.

978-1-4214-2948-9

$39.95 paperback

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The Collectors of Lost Souls Turning Kuru Scientists into Whitemen updated edition

Warwick Anderson This riveting account of medical detective work traces the story of kuru, a fatal brain disease, and the pioneering scientists who spent decades searching for its cause and cure. 2019

352 pp., 62 b&w illus.

978-1-4214-3360-8

$34.95 paperback

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What’s the Point of College? Seeking Purpose in an Age of Reform

Johann N. Neem Before we can improve college education, we need to know what it’s for. 2019

232 pp.

978-1-4214-2988-5

$22.95 hardcover

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The Future of Academic Freedom Henry Reichman foreword by Joan Wallach Scott

Few issues are as hotly debated or misunderstood as academic freedom. Reichman’s book sheds light on and brings clarity to those debates. Critical University Studies Jeffrey J.Williams and Christopher Newfield 2019

376 pp.

978-1-4214-2858-1

$29.95 hardcover

A History of American Higher Education third edition

John R. Thelin The definitive history of American higher education— now up to date. 2019

560 pp., 13 b&w photos

978-1-4214-2883-3

$39.95 paperback

Admit One Writing Your Way into the Best Colleges

Thomas Richards How to craft a dynamic personal essay that will get your college application noticed. 2019

208 pp.

978-1-4214-2864-2

$18.95 paperback

Generous Thinking A Radical Approach to Saving the University

Kathleen Fitzpatrick How do we solve the social and political crisis in America? The university may be the answer. 2018

280 pp.

978-1-4214-2946-5

$29.95 hardcover

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Becoming an Academic How to Get through Grad School and Beyond

Inger Mewburn Your survival guide for graduate school. 2019

264 pp.

978-1-4214-2880-2

$19.95 paperback

Alternative Universities Speculative Design for Innovation in Higher Education

David J. Staley Imagining the universities of the future. 2019

280 pp., 10 b&w illus.

978-1-4214-2741-6

$34.95 hardcover

Gertrude Stein Has Arrived The Homecoming of a Literary Legend

Roy Morris Jr. The American book tour that catapulted Gertrude Stein from quirky artist to a household name. 2019

264 pp., 10 b&w photos

978-1-4214-3153-6

$24.95 hardcover

The Lost Books of Jane Austen Janine Barchas Hardcore bibliography meets Antiques Roadshow in an illustrated exploration of the role that cheap reprints played in Jane Austen’s literary celebrity—and in changing the larger book world itself. 2019

304 pp., 96 color photos

978-1-4214-3159-8

$35.00 hardcover

Decadence in the Age of Modernism edited by Kate Hext and Alex Murray The first holistic reappraisal of the significance of the decadent movement, from the 1900s through the 1930s. Hopkins Studies in Modernism, Douglas Mao, Series Editor 2019

304 pp., 13 b&w photos

978-1-4214-2942-7

$54.95 hardcover

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Black Power Radical Politics and African American Identity updated edition

Jeffrey O. G. Ogbar with a new preface

Exploring the profound impact of the Black Power movement on African Americans. 2019

296 pp., 6 halftones, 3 line drawings

978-1-4214-2976-2

$32.95 paperback

The Algiers Motel Incident revised edition

John Hersey foreword by Danielle L. McGuire

From the bestselling author of Hiroshima, a searing account of police brutality, white racism, and black rage in 1960s Detroit. 2019

432 pp., 1 b&w illus

978-1-4214-3297-7

$34.95 paperback

Gamer Nation Video Games and American Culture

John Wills Explores how games actively influence the ways people interpret and relate to American life. 2019

296 pp.

978-1-4214-2870-3

$34.95 paperback

Nightmare Factories The Asylum in the American Imagination

Troy Rondinone How the insane asylum came to exert such a powerful hold on the American imagination. 2019

344 pp., 15 b&w illus.

978-1-4214-3267-0

$34.95 hardcover

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Witness to Ancient History, Gregory S. Aldrete, Series Editor The Year of Julius and Caesar 59 BC and the Transformation of the Roman Republic

Stefan G. Chrissanthos How Caesar’s attack on Bibulus marked the beginning of the end of the Roman free state and the descent of the Republic into violence and civil war. 2019

200 pp., 7 b&w illus.

978-1-4214-2970-0

$24.95 paperback

The Great Fire of Rome Life and Death in the Ancient City

Joseph J. Walsh A thrilling and momentous account of the Great Fire of Rome and how a modern city arose from its embers. 2019

192 pp., 4 b&w photos, 4 maps

978-1-4214-3371-4

$19.95 paperback

A Monument to Dynasty and Death The Story of Rome’s Colosseum and the Emperors Who Built It

Nathan T. Elkins Go behind the scenes to discover why the Colosseum was the king of amphitheaters in the Roman world. 2019

184 pp., 49 b&w illus.

978-1-4214-3255-7

$19.95 paperback

Brides, Mourners, Bacchae Women’s Rituals in Roman Literature

Vassiliki Panoussi How does the treatment of women’s rituals in Latin poetry and prose reveal Roman ideas of female agency? 2019

320 pp.

978-1-4214-2891-8

$54.95 hardcover

Killing for the Republic Citizen-Soldiers and the Roman Way of War

Steele Brand How Rome’s citizen-soldiers conquered the world—and why this militaristic ideal still has a place in America today. 2019

392 pp., 13 line drawings

978-1-4214-2986-1

$34.95 hardcover

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Forthcoming 2020 Titles Tree Story The History of the World Written in Rings

Valerie Trouet What if the stories of trees and people are more closely linked than we ever imagined? 2020

256 pp., 3 b&w photos, 21 b&w illus.

978-1-4214-3777-4

$27.00 hardcover

Through the Seasons Activities for Memory-Challenged Adults and Their Caregivers second edition

Cynthia R. Green, PhD, and Joan Beloff, ACC, ALA, CDP foreword by Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH

A collection of easy-to-follow activities, organized by seasons of the year, to help family members and caregivers engage with memorychallenged adults. A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book 2020

136 pp., 46 color photos

978-1-4214-3647-0

$19.95 paperback

Creative Engagement A Handbook of Activities for People with Dementia

Rachael Wonderlin with Geri M. Lotze, PhD

An activity book to help caregivers improve the quality of life of people who have dementia. A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book 2020

224 pp., 44 halftones, 3 line drawings

978-1-4214-3728-6

$19.95 paperback

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Forthcoming 2020 Titles Is It Alzheimer’s? 101 Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions about Memory Loss and Dementia

Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH, coauthor of the gold standard, The 36-Hour Day A medical expert answers your common questions about memory loss and dementia. A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book 2020

144 pp., 7 figures

978-1-4214-3640-1

$12.95 paperback

The Caregiver’s Encyclopedia A Compassionate Guide to Caring for Older Adults

Muriel R. Gillick, MD An indispensable, comprehensive reference for family caregivers. A J ohns Hopkins Press Health Book 2020

416 pp., 46 halftones, 14 line drawings

978-1-4214-3358-5

$22.95 paperback

Malignant How Bad Policy and Bad Evidence Harm People with Cancer

Vinayak K. Prasad, MD, MPH How hype, money, low standards of evidence, and bias can come together to mislead cancer patients into thinking that many worthless or unproven treatments were effective. 2020

224 pp., 19 line drawings

978-1-4214-3763-7

$0.0 hardcover

The Opioid Fix America’s Addiction Crisis and the Solution They Don’t Want You to Have

Barbara Andraka-Christou Why medication-assisted treatment, the most effective tool for battling opioid addiction, is significantly underused in the United States. 2020

272 pp.

978-1-4214-3765-1

$27.00 hardcover

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Forthcoming 2020 Titles Is It Alzheimer’s? 101 Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions about Memory Loss and Dementia

Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH, coauthor of the gold standard, The 36-Hour Day A medical expert answers your common questions about memory loss and dementia           A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book 2020 144 pp., 7 figures 978-1-4214-3640-1 $12.95 paperback

The Caregiver’s Encyclopedia A Compassionate Guide to Caring for Older Adults

Muriel R. Gillick, MD An indispensable, comprehensive reference for family caregivers. A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book 2020 416 pp., 46 halftones, 14 line drawings 978-1-4214-3358-5 $22.95 paperback

Malignant How Bad Policy and Bad Evidence Harm People with Cancer

Vinayak K. Prasad, MD, MPH How hype, money, low standards of evidence, and bias can mislead cancer patients into thinking that worthless or unproven treatments are effective. 2020 224 pp., 19 line drawings 978-1-4214-3763-7 hardcover

The Opioid Fix America’s Addiction Crisis and the Solution They Don’t Want You to Have

Barbara Andraka-Christou Why medication-assisted treatment, the most effective tool for battling opioid addiction, is significantly underused in the United States. 2020 272 pp. 978-1-4214-3765-1

$27.00 hardcover


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