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from Johns Hopkins University Press JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS publishes books in science, history,

education, literature, health, and medicine. Founded in 1878, the Press publishes about 200 new titles each year and maintains an active backlist of more than 3,500 titles.

The Press has published the works of such distinguished authors as: Stephen E. Ambrose Max Apple Basil Bunting Frans de Waal Jacques Derrida E.L. Doctorow Dwight D. Eisenhower T. S. Eliot Rainer Werner Fassbinder Francis Fukuyama Riccardo Giacconi

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Making the Most of the Anthropocene Facing the Future

Mark Denny Humans have changed the Earth so profoundly that we’ve ushered in the first new geologic period since the ice ages. So, what are we going to do about it? 2017 224 pp. 978-1-4214-2300-5

$24.95 hardcover 

The Carbon Code How You Can Become a Climate Change Hero

Brett Favaro Save the planet—and yourself—by joining the fight against climate change. 2017 232 pp. 978-1-4214-2253-4

$22.95 hardcover 

Alien Universe Extraterrestrial Life in Our Minds and in the Cosmos

Don Lincoln “A clear and clear-sighted look at aliens by a man who would be delighted if one day they appeared.”—Publishers Weekly 2013 208 pp., 23 b&w photos, 13 line drawings 978-1-4214-2428-6

$19.95 paperback 

Lagomorphs Pikas, Rabbits, and Hares of the World

edited by Andrew T. Smith, Charlotte H. Johnston, Paulo C. Alves, and Klaus Hackländer The definitive guide to all lagomorphs—pikas, rabbits, and hares. 2017 288 pp., 91 color photos, 92 color illus., 2 line drawings 978-1-4214-2340-1

$120.00 hardcover 

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The Rise of Marine Mammals 50 Million Years of Evolution

Annalisa Berta Graphics Editor James L. Sumich

A compelling look at the evolutionary history of marine mammals over the past 50 million years. 2017 216 pp., 27 color photos, 68 color illus., 79 line drawings 978-1-4214-2325-8

$75.00 hardcover 

Reproduction in Mammals The Female Perspective

Virginia Hayssen and Teri J. Orr A fascinating look at the diverse reproductive strategies of numerous female mammals, from hyenas to goats, kangaroos to whales. 2017 368 pp., 45 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2315-9

$69.95 hardcover 

Cerebral Palsy A Complete Guide for Caregiving third edition

Freeman Miller, MD, Steven J. Bachrach, MD, and the Cerebral Palsy Center at Nemours / Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children World-renowned experts provide the latest information for parents and grandparents caring for a child who has cerebral palsy. A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book 2017 496 pp., 41 halftones, 63 line drawings 978-1-4214-2216-9

$32.95 paperback 

Living with HHT Understanding and Managing Your Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

Sara Palmer, PhD Everything you need to know about nosebleeds, arteriovenous malformations, and other symptoms of HHT. A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book 2017 192 pp., 9 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2390-6

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$29.95 paperback 

Living with Cancer A Step-by-Step Guide for Coping Medically and Emotionally with a Serious Diagnosis

Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH, and David P. Ryan, MD, with Michelle D. Seaton A comprehensive and compassionate guide for patients and families living with the physical and emotional effects of cancer. A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book 2017 368 pp., 11 line drawings 978-1-4214-2233-6

$22.95 paperback

Food Allergies A Complete Guide for Eating When Your Life Depends on It second edition

Scott H. Sicherer, MD introduction by Hugh A. Sampson, MD, Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

The essential guide for anyone who suffers from food allergies. A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book 2017 320 pp., 2 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2338-8

$22.95 paperback 

Your Child with Inflammatory Bowel Disease A Family Guide for Caregiving second edition

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition edited by Maria Oliva-Hemker, MD, David Ziring, MD, Shehzad A. Saeed, MD, and Athos Bousvaros, MD, MPH

A comprehensive guide to easing the discomfort of your child’s inflammatory bowel disease. A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book 2017 304 pp., 17 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2351-7

$24.95 paperback 

Children’s Medicines What Every Parent, Grandparent, and Teacher Needs to Know

Edward A. Bell, PharmD, BCPS An indispensable guide to children’s medications that belongs on the bookshelf of every parent, grandparent, and teacher. A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book 2017 160 pp., 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-2375-3

$22.95 paperback 

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The 36-Hour Day A Family Guide to Caring for People Who Have Alzheimer Disease, Other Dementias, and Memory Loss sixth edition

Nancy L. Mace, MA, and Peter V. Rabins, MD, MPH After 35 years, still the indispensable guide for countless families and professionals caring for someone with dementia. A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book 2017 416 pp.


$19.95 paperback 

Redefining Aging A Caregiver’s Guide to Living Your Best Life

Ann Kaiser Stearns, PhD foreword by J. Raymond DePaulo, Jr., MD

Myth-busting insights that will empower family members to cope with the challenges and blessings of caregiving while aging successfully themselves. 2017 304 pp., 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-2368-5

$19.95 paperback 

A Loving Approach to Dementia Care Making Meaningful Connections with the Person Who Has Alzheimer’s Disease or Other Dementia or Memory Loss second edition

Laura Wayman A special guide helping caregivers stay warmly connected with their loved ones who have memory loss. A 36-Hour Day Book 2017 168 pp. 978-1-4214-2228-2

$18.95 paperback 

A Woman’s Guide to Living with Heart Disease Carolyn Thomas foreword by Martha Gulati, MD, FACC

The daily challenges of living—and coping—with a chronic and progressive invisible illness. 2017 232 pp. 978-1-4214-2420-0

$19.95 paperback 

The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook Issues and Answers from Research to Recovery fourth edition

Kathy Steligo The definitive guide to breast reconstruction. 2017 288 pp., 25 b&w photos, 24 line drawings 978-1-4214-2296-1

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$26.95 paperback 

The Inevitable Hour A History of Caring for Dying Patients in America

Emily K. Abel Changes in health care have dramatically altered the experience of dying in America. 2013 240 pp., 3 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2276-3

$24.95 paperback 

Living in Death’s Shadow Family Experiences of Terminal Care and Irreplaceable Loss

Emily K. Abel Challenging assumptions about caregiving for those dying of chronic illness. 2016 184 pp. 978-1-4214-2184-1

$39.95 hardcover 

The Obesity Epidemic Why Diets and Exercise Don’t Work—and What Does

Robyn Toomath Why modern life makes it almost impossible for people to lose weight and keep it off. 2017 224 pp. 978-1-4214-2249-7

$22.95 paperback 

The Johns Hopkins Guide to Psychological First Aid George S. Everly, Jr. and Jeffrey M. Lating Learn the essential skills of psychological first aid from the experts who created the Johns Hopkins RAPID-PFA method. 2017 232 pp., 2 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2271-8

$24.95 paperback 

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Geopolitics in Health Confronting Obesity, AIDS, and Tuberculosis in the Emerging BRICS Economies

Eduardo J. Gómez An in-depth analysis of why leaders from the BRICS respond to public health emergencies the way they do. 2017 328 pp., 15 graphs 978-1-4214-2361-6

$34.95 paperback 

Nudging Health Health Law and Behavioral Economics

edited by I. Glenn Cohen, Holly Fernandez Lynch, and Christopher T. Robertson foreword by Cass R. Sunstein

A deep look at the role of behavioral “nudges” for improving health. 2016 392 pp., 8 line drawings 978-1-4214-2101-8

$45.00 paperback 

Global Perspectives on ADHD Social Dimensions of Diagnosis and Treatment in Sixteen Countries

edited by Meredith R. Bergey, Angela M. Filipe, Peter Conrad, and Ilina Singh Examining ADHD and its social and medical treatments around the world. 2017 416 pp., 1 map, 8 graphs 978-1-4214-2379-1

$64.95 paperback 

Eating Disorders A Guide to Medical Care and Complications third edition

edited by Philip S. Mehler, MD, FAED, and Arnold E. Andersen, MD A comprehensive guide to the medical complications, diagnosis, and treatment of eating disorders. 2017 400 pp., 8 b&w photos, 2 line drawings 978-1-4214-2343-2

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$39.95 paperback 

On the Other Hand Left Hand, Right Brain, Mental Disorder, and History

Howard I. Kushner Does being left-handed make a person different in any way that matters? 2017 216 pp., 15 halftones, 4 line drawings 978-1-4214-2333-3

$26.95 hardcover 

Imperfect Pregnancies A History of Birth Defects and Prenatal Diagnosis

Ilana Löwy How has prenatal testing, once offered only for high-risk pregnancies, become standard medical care for pregnant women today? 2017 296 pp. 978-1-4214-2363-0

$44.95 hardcover 

Artificial Hearts The Allure and Ambivalence of a Controversial Medical Technology

Shelley McKellar A comprehensive history of the development of artificial hearts in the United States. 2017 376 pp., 32 b&w illus., 9 color plates 978-1-4214-2355-5

$54.95 hardcover 

The Textbook and the Lecture Education in the Age of New Media

Norm Friesen Why do the basic technologies of education—the book and the lecture—endure in our digital age? A Hopkins Series on Education and Technology 2017 200 pp., 25 halftones, 5 line drawings 978-1-4214-2433-0

$32.95 hardcover 

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Dean’s List Ten Strategies for College Success second edition

John Bader You’ve gotten into college. This is the book you need to succeed. 2017 232 pp. 978-1-4214-2237-4

$24.95 paperback 

Cheating in College Why Students Do It and What Educators Can Do about It

Donald L. McCabe, Kenneth D. Butterfield, and Linda K. Treviño With academic dishonesty on the rise, this book explains why students cheat, how to foster integrity, and why it matters. 2012 240 pp., 1 line drawing 978-1-4214-2401-9

$24.95 paperback 

Game On! Gamification, Gameful Design, and the Rise of the Gamer Educator

Kevin Bell Helping teachers take advantage of game design principles and intrinsic motivators to build more effective courses. A Hopkins Series on Education and Technology 2017 216 pp., 16 halftones, 6 line drawings 978-1-4214-2396-8

$39.95 hardcover 

Modernism and Opera edited by Richard Begam and Matthew Wilson Smith Many of the greatest works in the operatic repertoire bear the hallmarks of modernism. Hopkins Studies in Modernism Douglas Mao, Series Editor 2016 392 pp., 32 line drawings 978-1-4214-2062-2

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$45.00 hardcover 

The Making of Jane Austen Devoney Looser An engaging account of who and what made Jane Austen a household name. 2017 304 pp., 23 halftones 978-1-4214-2282-4

$29.95 hardcover

Natures in Translation Romanticism and Colonial Natural History

Alan Bewell Understanding the dynamics of British colonialism and the enormous ecological transformations that took place through the mobilization and globalized management of natures. 2016 416 pp., 12 halftones 978-1-4214-2096-7

$60.00 hardcover 

Poetry and Theology in the Modernist Period Anthony Domestico What if the religious themes and allusions in modernist poetry are not just metaphors? 2017 184 pp. 978-1-4214-2331-9

$29.95 hardcover 

Neoliberalism and Contemporary Literary Culture edited by Mitchum Huehls and Rachel Greenwald Smith How has the pervasive spread of free market thinking affected contemporary literature? 2017 344 pp., 1 map, 11 graphs 978-1-4214-2310-4

$34.95 paperback 

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A Year of Writing Dangerously A Scholarly Detective Story of the Lost Generation

Keith Gandal A suspenseful and comic journey into the creative process. 2017 288 pp. 978-1-4214-2394-4

$24.95 hardcover 

Subcortical Stories by Lee Conell The off-balance and lively characters in Subcortical use braininess and grit in their attempts to navigate beyond the borders of their homes and histories. Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction Wyatt Prunty, General Editor 2017 256 pp. 978-1-4214-2422-4

$24.95 paperback 

The Specter of Skepticism in the Age of Enlightenment Anton M. Matytsin Enlightenment confidence in the power of human reason was earned by grappling with the challenge of philosophical skepticism. 2016 376 pp., 3 halftones 978-1-4214-2052-3

$60.00 hardcover 

From Madman to Crime Fighter The Scientist in Western Culture

Roslynn D. Haynes The story of the scientist in Western culture, from medieval images of alchemists to present-day depictions of cyberpunks and genetic engineers. 2017 424 pp., 23 halftones 978-1-4214-2304-3

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$34.95 paperback 

Cults and Conspiracies A Literary History

Theodore Ziolkowski “Ziolkowski has read everything, taking even a 3,000-page German novel in his stride, and summarizes and analyses his material fascinatingly for lesser mortals.”—Times Literary Supplement 2016 248 pp. 978-1-4214-2243-5

$24.95 paperback 

Persian Interventions The Achaemenid Empire, Athens, and Sparta, 450–386 BCE

John O. Hyland Persia’s relations with Greek city-states provide a fascinating case study in ancient imperialism. 2017 272 pp., 4 maps 978-1-4214-2370-8

$54.95 hardcover 

Reading Galileo Scribal Technologies and the Two New Sciences

Renée Raphael How did early modern scientists interpret Galileo’s influential Two New Sciences? 2017 280 pp., 28 halftones, 2 line drawings 978-1-4214-2177-3

$54.95 hardcover 

Ethical Imperialism Institutional Review Boards and the Social Sciences, 1965–2009

Zachary M. Schrag “A powerful indictment of the IRB regime.”—Law and Politics Book Review 2010 264 pp. 978-1-4214-2402-6

$24.95 paperback 

Creatures Born of Mud and Slime The Wonder and Complexity of Spontaneous Generation

Daryn Lehoux How did the concept of spontaneous generation survive for so long? Singleton Center Books in Premodern Europe 2017 192 pp., 1 halftone 978-1-4214-2381-4

$44.95 hardcover 

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Tiger Check Automating the US Air Force Fighter Pilot in Air-to-Air Combat, 1950 –1980

Steven A. Fino How did American fighter pilots respond to the challenges posed by increasing automation? 2017 448 pp., 45 b&w photos, 30 line drawings 978-1-4214-2327-2

$79.95 hardcover 

The Birth of the Past Zachary Sayre Schiffman foreword by Anthony Grafton

“Complex and erudite, confident and controversial. As Schiffman’s brilliant argument suggests, anachronism not only helps define the past but becomes its doppelgänger.”—Times Literary Supplement 2011 336 pp. 978-1-4214-2278-7

$34.95 paperback 

The Revolutionary War Lives and Letters of Lucy and Henry Knox Phillip Hamilton Love and marriage during the Revolutionary War through the letters of Lucy and Henry Knox. 2017 224 pp., 4 b&w photos, 1 map 978-1-4214-2345-6

$24.95 paperback 

Seizing Power The Strategic Logic of Military Coups

Naunihal Singh “Singh’s book is an informative read—even if you’re not planning a coup.”—Washington Post 2014 264 pp., 6 b&w illus. 978-1-4214-2256-5

$34.95 paperback 

Emergent Strategy and Grand Strategy How American Presidents Succeed in Foreign Policy

Ionut Popescu What if successful strategies are sometimes formed through an emergent process of learning and adaptation? 2017 248 pp. 978-1-4214-2377-7

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Books Available in 2018

Plane Crash The Forensics of Aviation Disasters

Northern Italy in the Roman World

George Bibel and Captain Robert Hedges

From the Bronze Age to Late Antiquity

Melding a pilot’s practical view of life in the cockpit with the aeronautical expertise of an engineer to give readers an insider look at plane crashes.

An in-depth study of how the Roman Empire influenced life, culture, and politics in northern Italy.

Carolynn E. Roncaglia

240 pp., 10 halftones, 4 maps

320 pp., 15 b&w photos, 50 line drawings

Walker’s Mammals of the World Monotremes, Marsupials, Afrotherians, Xenarthrans, and Sundatherians

Ronald M. Nowak A favorite since 1964, this premier reference guide on mammals has been thoroughly updated and expanded. 1,024 pp., 508 color photos

Diversifying Digital Learning Online Literacy and Educational Opportunity

edited by William G. Tierney, Zoë B. Corwin, and Amanda Ochsner How does the digital divide affect the teaching and learning of historically underrepresented students? A Hopkins Series on Education and Technology 232 pp., 8 halftones, 2 line drawings

Hydrocarbon Nation How Energy Security Made Our Nation Great and Climate Security Will Save Us

Thor Hogan Understanding the complex history of US fossil fuel use can help us build a sustainable future. 432 pp., 19 line drawings, 2 charts

The World of Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Mathematician of God Massimo Mazzotti The fascinating true story of female mathematician Maria Agnesi. Johns Hopkins Studies in the History of Mathematics Ronald Calinger, Series Editor 240 pp., 7 halftones

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