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HIGHLIGHTS Make Art Not War Political Protest Posters from the Twentieth Century Edited by RALPH YOUNG “Bruce Springsteen sang ‘I learned more from a three-minute record than I ever learned in school,’ and the same is true of Ralph Young’s smart and incisive essay and the art presented. It’s educational and not heavy, anger-inducing but not shrill.” —Robert Buzzanco, author of Masters of War: Military Dissent and Politics in the Vietnam Era $29.95 • 128 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-1367-4

The Landmarks of New York

An Illustrated, Comprehensive Record of New York City’s Historic Buildings Sixth Edition BARBARALEE DIAMONSTEIN-SPIELVOGEL “A spectacular book… Diamonstein-Spielvogel has proven that New York City cares deeply about its past and its connections to the present and future.” —Gotham Magazine “To read this book from cover to cover is to reread the past 400 years of New York history...Highly recommended.” —Library Journal $75.00 • 912 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-8301-1

MILITARY HISTORY Drawdown

The American Way of Postwar

Understanding the U.S. Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Edited by JASON W. WARREN

Edited by BETH BAILEY and RICHARD H. IMMERMAN

“Positioned to provoke thought on the present U.S. military force reductions... Coming on the heels of the so-called conclusion of the United States’ wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, this work will, I hope, provoke serious thought, discussion, and a greater maturity in considering the current environment.” —Ricardo Herrera, author of For Liberty and the Republic: The American Citizen as Soldier

“An impressive compendium that furthers the intellectual effort to come to grips with the roots and legacies of America’s wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and that provides a wide spectrum of perspectives on how and why the world has changed so dramatically since 11 September 2001.” —General David H. Petraeus U.S. Army (Ret)

$30.00 • 336 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-7557-3 Part of the Warfare and Culture series

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$30.00 • 368 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-2690-2

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In the Shadow of the Greatest Generation

For Liberty and the Republic

MELINDA L. PASH

RICARDO A. HERRERA

The Americans Who Fought the Korean War “This book is the best, but also about the first, comprehensive study of American veterans of the Korean War. It is deeply researched in primary sources ...Clear and concise writing, sharp exposition, and keen sensitivity to issues of race, gender and class will make this book useful in the classroom.” —The Journal of American History

The American Citizen as Soldier, 1775-1861 “Herrera has produced an important volume addressing the relationship of civilians and soldiers during the period from the American Revolution to the beginning of the Civil War.” —Choice $55.00 • 272 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-1994-2 In the Warfare and Culture series

$24.00 • 349 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-4728-0

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IN THE EARLY AMERICAN PLACES SERIES erika gasser

Vexed with Devils

Faithful Bodies

ERIKA GASSER

HEATHER MIYANO KOPELSON

Manhood and Witchcraft in Old and New England

“Vexed with Devils focuses on how manhood figures in the in Old and New England published texts that circulated in seventeenth-century England and New England. Professor Gasser’s work will quickly be taken up by scholars in a broad range of early American and English fields, including studies of religion, race, gender, and politics, and will change the way that we think about witchcraft.” —Thomas A. Foster, author of Sex and the Founding Fathers: The American Quest for a Relatable Past Manhood and Witchcraft

Performing Religion and Race in the Puritan Atlantic

“Faithful Bodies offers a complex, nuanced, and rich description of the role that bodies played in shaping Atlantic-wide conversations about race and religion. . . . A remarkably erudite work of scholarship. . . . Richly detailed, intellectually sophisticated, and nuanced.” —William and Mary Quarterly $28.00 • 416 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-6028-9

$35.00 • 272 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-3179-1

Unfreedom

Slavery and Dependence in Eighteenth-Century Boston JARED ROSS HARDESTY “In this delightful work, Jared Hardesty places the experiences of Boston slaves within the wider Atlantic world, while also illuminating their lives within the context of eighteenth century New England. Unfreedom is the most significant contribution to slavery studies in New England since the publication of Joanne Pope Melish’s seminal Disowning Slavery in 1998.” —Harvey Amani Whitfield, University of Vermont $40.00 • 272 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-1614-9

Four Steeples over the City Streets Religion and Society in New York’s Early Republic Congregations KYLE T. BULTHIUS “Historian Bulthuis thoroughly merges US religious history with the history of New York City from the Colonial era through the early republic. He combines social history and institutional church histories and argues that scholars have often relegated religion to a secondary role in relation to gender, race, and class...A timely reminder of the contingent nature of history and the strategic role that religion played in the New York City urban landscape.” —Choice $27.00 • 320 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-3134-0

Insatiable Appetites

Imperial Encounters with Cannibals in the North Atlantic World KELLY L. WATSON “An insightful study for faculty and graduate readers interested in early modern empires and colonization.” —Choice

$27.00 • 288 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-7765-2

Dark Work

The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island CHRISTY CLARK-PUJARA “It is well-known that Rhode Island’s mercantile and manufacturing economies served the larger Atlantic plantation complex, but ClarkPujara asks an important new question: how did the black freedom struggle unfold in a place materially invested and implicated in the expansion of human bondage across in the Americas?” —Seth Rockman, Brown University $40.00 • 224 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-7042-4

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LEGAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY LEGAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY Discretionary Justice

Pardon and Parole in New York from the Revolution to the Depression CAROLYN STRANGE “[O]ffers a wonderful history of pardon and parole and, at the same time, a sophisticated analysis of discretionary justice. I know of no other book like it...[A] pleasure to read.” —Austin Sarat, Amherst College $55.00 • 336 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-9992-0

The Presidents and the Constitution A Living History

KENNETH GORMLEY “Everything you ever wanted to know about the Supreme Court and the Presidency but were afraid to ask.” —Nina Totenberg, correspondent for NPR $45.00 • 672 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-3990-2

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Civil Society, Second Edition

The Critical History of an Idea JOHN R. EHRENBERG “Ehrenberg’s lucid and insightful analysis of the role of civil society in contemporary discourse and practice is relevant to today’s politics, and to enduring issues in political theory and political analysis.” —Jeffry Frieden, author of Currency Politics $30.00 • 352 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-9160-3

Wedlocked

The Perils of Marriage Equality KATHERINE FRANKE “[T]urns razor-sharp insight to the tangled genealogy of its often-incoherent power in the American context...smartly exposing the malleable line between intimacy and the untouchable.” —Patricia J. Williams, The Nation

$35.00 • 288 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-1574-6 In the Sexual Cultures series

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At Home in Two Countries The Past and Future of Dual Citizenship PETER J. SPIRO “Spiro’s erudite and crisply written book on dual citizenship will help any reader better understand business and life generally in the global economy.” —Paul M. Barrett, Bloomberg Businessweek $40.00 • 208 Pages • CLOTH • 978-0-8147-8582-9 In the Citizenship and Migration in the Americas series

American Founding Son John Bingham and the Intervention of the Fourteenth Amendment

GERARD N. MAGLIOCCA “Magliocca...has succeeded in making Bingham come alive as an important political player in the Civil War era. [H]e has certainly restored Bingham to a rightful place in Civil War political and legal history.” —The Wall Street Journal $27.00 • 304 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-1991-1

Making Race in the Courtroom

The Legal Construction of Three Races in Early New Orleans KENNETH R. ASLAKSON “Aslakson’s research is superb, his writing unfailingly clear, his arguments smart and crisp. Making Race in the Courtroom joins a lengthening bookshelf that is changing how we think about race in America.” —Lawrence N. Powell, Tulane University $49.00 • 272 Pages • CLOTH • 978-0-8147-2431-6

Trotskyists on Trial

Free Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR DONNA T. HAVERTY-STACKE “[A] pathbreaking work, a balanced and readable account of the background, proceedings, and aftermath of U.S. v. Dunne…Summing Up: Highly recommended.” —Choice $55.00 • 304 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-5194-2 In the Culture, Labor, History series

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POLITICS Fighting over the Founders

Revoking Citizenship

ANDREW M. SCHOCKET

BEN HERZOG With a foreword by EDIBERTO ROMÁN

Expatriation in American from the Colonial Era to the War on Terror

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How We Remember the American Revolution “Fighting over the Founders is divided into cross-sections, each approaching different parts of our national culture, groups which alternately revere, recreate, and research the Revolution’s legacy... Fighting over the Founders, thankfully, turns the page away from the crass exploitation of the framers’ legacies, toward a new understanding.” —Public Books

“That Revoking Citizenship not only provokes…questions but also simultaneously provides the groundwork necessary for further inquiry into these issues illustrates why the book is likely to become a staple in the canon of historical and legal scholarship on citizenship.” —The Journal of American History

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$27.00 • 216 Pages • CLOTH • 978-0-8147-6038-3 In the Citizenship and Migration in the Americas series

$19.95 • 256 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-8410-0

Obama’s Guantánamo

The Twilight of Social Conservatism

Stories from an Enduring Prison

American Culture Wars in the Obama Era

Edited by JONATHAN HAFETZ

JOHN DOMBRINK

“These searing essays on the ‘enduring prison’ make an impressive follow up to The Guantanamo Lawyers, an earlier collection coedited by Hafetz...This book, from a legal perspective, looks deeply and insightfully into an American institution working in secret in the age of the War on Terror.” —Publishers Weekly $30.00 • 256 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-5280-2

“Anyone eager to understand the political shifts of the Obama era needs to read Dombrink’s new book. In clear, straightforward prose, Dombrink analyzes the growth of the Tea Party, the ebbing of the religious right, and the emergence of the ‘new culture wars.’ Dombrink shrewdly analyzes the changing role of religion in American politics, and offers a peek at what’s to come.” —Diane H. Winston, author of Red-Hot and Righteous: The Urban Religion of the Salvation Army $27.00 • 272 Pages • PAPER • 978-0-8147-3812-2

ETHNIC HISTORY A Great Conspiracy against Our Race

PETER G. VELLON

Unlikely Union NEW IN PAPERBACK

Italian Immigrant Newspapers and the Construction of Whiteness in the Early 20th Century

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“[A] concise yet thoroughly researched book...An important contribution to Italian American studies specifically and immigrant and racial history.” —Choice

$28.00 • 192 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-5345-8 In the Culture, Labor, History series

The Love-Hate Story of New York’s Irish and Italians

An Unlikely Union

The Love-Hate Story of New York’s Irish and Italians PAUL MOSES

“In this lively history of the clashes, compromises, and eventual bonding between two feisty immigrant groups, Moses looks at Irish and Italian expressions of religion, social PAUL MOSES customs, and family life; access to political power; competition for jobs; and cultural forces that shaped their images... A brisk, well-researched look at a significant part of New York’s boisterous past.” —Kirkus Reviews

$16.95 • 368 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-0415-3

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IN THE NATION OF NATIONS SERIES Strange Fruit of the Black Pacific

Whiteness on the Border

Imperialism’s Racial Justice and Its Fugitives

Mapping the US Racial Imagination in Brown and White

By VINCE SCHLEITWILER

LEE BEBOUT

“[M]akes use the messy contradictions of the past as a way of understanding the enormous tasks that face us in the present.” —George Lipsitz, author of How Racism Takes Place

“With wit, passion, rigor...breaks down the logic of white supremacy. Innovative and dynamic, Bebout’s critical study drops onto the world at a key moment.” —William Anthony Nericcio, author of Tex[t]-Mex

$28.00 • 288 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-5708-1

$26.00 • 304 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-5853-8

From the Land of Shadows

The Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration

War, Revolution, and the Making of the Cambodian Diaspora

Gender, Race, and Media LEAH PERRY

KHATHARYA UM

“Well-researched and clearly argued, Perry’s comparative emphasis on several migratory groups will make a significant contribution to immigration studies. An ambitious book.” —Claudia Sadowski-Smith, author of Border Fictions

“[M]akes visible the lived experiences of Cambodians as they try to make sense of their new identities in multiple contexts. A remarkable book.” —Chia Youyee Vang, author of Hmong America $28.00 • 272 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-5823-1

$30.00 • 288 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-2386-4

IN THE NORTH AMERICAN RELIGIONS SERIES The Production of American Religious Freedom

Border Medicine

A Transcultural History of Mexican American Curanderismo

FINBARR CURTIS “A bold, surprising, and timely intervention into ongoing debates about the political and ethical dimensions of secularism...an exceptional and elegantly conceived project.” —John Modern, Franklin & Marshall College $28.00 • 240 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-5676-3

Religion in the Kitchen Cooking, Talking, and the Making of Black Atlantic Tradition

BRETT HENDRICKSON “[P]resents substantial historiographical analysis and epistemic reasoning on Mexican American curanderismo... draw[ing] heavily from the author’s first-hand knowledge.” —Social Anthropology $24.00 • 256 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-4632-0

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M. COOPER HARRISS

ELIZABETH PÉREZ “[A] stunning achievement, both for its methodological sophistication and its timely focus...[a] hearty and satisfying fare, served with academic rigor, the ‘special sauce’ for acuity and balance in the study of religion” — —Journal of the American Academy of Religion $29.00 • 320 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-3955-1

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Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Theory

M. C o o p e r

“[I]ncorporating everything from biblical texts to Puritan sermons, from the Harlem Renaissance to mid-century political theologians to contemporary debates, Harriss excavates the ‘lower frequencies’ of Ralph Ellison’s Harriss central metaphor of invisibility” —Paul Harvey, author of Christianity and Race in the American South

$30.00 • 288 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-2301-7

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SOCIAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY Time

A Vocabulary of the Present Edited by JOEL BURGES and AMY ELIAS “Time offers a rich and beautiful mapping of the concept of ‘time,’ showing where we have come from in our thinking, but more importantly, where we are headed. A true intellectual gem.” —Amir Eshel, author of Futurity $30.00 • 384 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-7484-2

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Age in America

The Colonial Era to the Present AGE I N AM ERICA

Edited by CORINNE T. FIELD and NICHOLAS L. SYRETT

“…[R]eveals the fundamental ways of understanding The Colonial Era what age means, why it is to the Present important, and how this category has changed over time.” —Paula S. Fass, author of Children of a New World Edited by

Corinne T. Field and Nicholas L. Syrett

$28.00 • 352 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-3191-3

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Pride Parades

How a Parade Changed the World KATHERINE M. BRUCE “Pride is at the heart of most social movements, and nothing embodies it better than a joyous public parade. This is a charming, stirring book, one of the best yet about the modern LGBT movement.” —James M. Jasper, author of Protest: A Cultural Introduction to Social Movements $28.00 • 320 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-6954-1

Dissent

The History of an American Idea RALPH YOUNG “This history will satisfy fans of Howard Zinn, Pete Seeger, and Allen Ginsberg.” —Library Journal “[An] expansive and... impressive account...[Young] excels in story-telling mode.” —Popmatters $39.95 • 640 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-0665-2

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Suspect Freedoms

The Racial and Sexual Politics of Cubanidad in New York, 1823-1957 NANCY R. MIRABAL “A remarkable book that rescues the rich history of Cubans of color in the United States from obscurity...This splendid example of scholarship will be an essential text for scholars.” —Gerald E. Poya, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio $30.00 • 320 Pages • PAPER • 978-0-8147-6112-0 In the Culture, Labor, History series

At Home in NineteenthCentury America A Documentary History AMY G. RICHTER “Richter has done an admirable job selecting writings and graphics from a wide range of 19th-century sources and people…[and]masterfully provides a superb overview... particularly for college students and general readers.” —Choice

$26.00 • 272 Pages • PAPER • 978-0-8147-6914-0

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Angel Patriots

The Crash of United Flight 93 and the Myth of America ALEXANDER T. RILEY “A profound and thoughtprovoking study, Angel Patriots unveils how, in the wake of 9/11, America mourned much more than the loss of life.” —Daily American $30.00 • 352 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-6845-2

As Long as We Both Shall Love The White Wedding in Postwar America KAREN M. DUNAK “For readers interested in recent developments in American wedding practices, this volume has much to offer.” —American Historical Review $28.00 • 254 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-5835-4

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WOMEN’S AND GENDER STUDIES Her Own Hero

The Origins of the Women’s Self Defense Movement WENDY L. ROUSE “[I]nteresting, engaging, and makes important contributions to the scholarly literatures on feminism...insightfully reconstructs the strategies that women’s self-defense employed to counter assertions that self-reliant women were masculine and deviant. A terrific, influential book!” —Jeffrey S. Adler of First in Violence, Deepest in Dirt $35.00 • 288 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-2853-1

The Political Thought of America’s Founding Feminists

The Political Thought of America’s Founding Feminists LISA PACE VETTER

A complex and thoughtful guide to the indispensable role of women in shaping the American way of life, this book is essential for a L I S A PAC E V E T T E R comprehensive understanding of the history of the powerful and influential contributions of women from the nation’s formative years. $30.00 • 320 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-9325-6

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the Feminist Foundations of Family Law TRACY A. THOMAS “This is not your mother’s legal history. Thomas knits together Stanton’s values to reveal her as decades ahead of her time...A very good book and one that–like Stanton herself– breaks free from convention. How could there be higher praise?” —Alfred Brophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill $55.00 • 328 Pages • CLOTH • 978-0-8147-8304-7

More than Medicine

A History of the Feminist Women’s Health Movement JENNIFER NELSON “[A]n extensively researched book, focusing on the struggle for feminists to make women’s health a priority, to reach out to those in need of health care, and to integrate women friendly policies and provide care to those who have very little access to it.” —Metapsychology

$26.00 • 280 Pages • PAPER • 978-0-8147-7066-5

Buying a Bride

Women in Early America

MARCIA A. ZUG

Edited by THOMAS A. FOSTER Foreword by CAROL BERKIN Afterword by JENNIFER L. MORGAN

An Engaging History of Mail-Order Matches “This provocative history... challenges stereotypes about women who leave home to wed strangers. Arguing that our view of the practice is influenced by cases of trafficking, Zug shows us women who have seen it as an opportunity.” —The New Yorker

$30.00 • 320 Pages • CLOTH • 978-0-8147-7181-5

Rebels at the Bar

The Fascinating, Forgotten Stories of America’s First Women Lawyers JILL NORGREN “[A] conscientious history of the country’s first female lawyers... The women who went first — whose stories Norgren so capably tells — matter deeply to the ones who came after.” —Emily Bazelon, The Washington Post $25.00 • 286 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-3552-2

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“Women in Early America, an ambitious series of eleven essays edited by Thomas A. Foster, offers a more compelling version of early America and its heroines.” —Alana Shilling-Janoff, Times Literary Supplement $28.00 • 320 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-9047-7

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The Mary Daly Reader MARY DALY Edited by JENNIFER RYCENGA and LINDA BARUFALDI, Preface by ROBIN MORGAN, Biological Sketch by MARY E. HUNT “She was a great trained philosopher, theologian, and poet, and she used all of those tools to demolish patriarchy in its most defended place, which is religion.” —Gloria Steinem, Boston Globe, January 2010 $35.00 • 464 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-7776-8

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WOMEN’S AND GENDER STUDIES Plucked

A History of Hair Removal

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REBECCA M. HERZIG “Herzig unites anthropology, sociology, history and psychology in this gripping study...an important work, not least because it is so very readable. What’s more, Herzig is angry, and anger is the first step towards social change.” —Times Higher Education

$19.95 • 280 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-5281-9 In the Biopolitics series

Health in the City

Race, Poverty, and the Negotiation of Women’s Health in New York City, 1915-1930 TANYA HART “[I]mportant insights into the gendered and racialized notions of health and citizenship that animated public health programs...and the women who experienced these efforts.” —Journal of the History of Medicine —

$55.00 • 336 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-6799-8 In the Culture, Labor, History series

Naked

A Cultural History of American Nudism BRIAN HOFFMAN “[T]races the ideological development of the American nudism movement from its health-and-fitness beginning to the more politically charged movement it became in the 1960s and 1970s...An original, well-researched study.” —Kirkus Reviews

$35.00 • 336 Pages • CLOTH • 978-0-8147-9053-3

Death in the Shape of a Young Girl

Women’s Political Violence in the Red Army Faction PATRICIA MELZER “[A] stimulating case study that encourages us to look at media representations and ideological discourse... [and] established ways of seeing and the precarious roles allocated to women in the course of revolutionary aspirations.” —Times Higher Education $35.00 • 352 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-6407-2 In the Gender and Political Violence series

CULTURAL POLITICS Clean and White

A History of Environmental Racism in the United States CARL ZIMRING “A significant and startling new perspective...in which ideals of cleanliness, notions of environmental propriety, and definitions of whiteness have been interwoven for centuries to devastating effect.” —Robin Nagle, author of Picking Up $35.00 • 288 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-2694-0

Gowanus

Brooklyn’s Curious Canal JOSEPH ALEXIOU “In Gowanus, Joseph Alexiou handles this complicated waterway’s history with admirable finesse, dogged research, and an enthusiasm as infectious as his subject.” —Brooklyn Magazine $29.95 • 400 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-9294-5

Winner of the 2016 Evelyn Shakir Non-Fiction Arab American Book Award

This Muslim American Life Dispatches from the War on Terror MOUSTAFA BAYOUMI “Chagrined about the treatment of Muslim Americans after 9/11 and still puzzling over even more strenuous anti-Muslim demonstrations...Bayoumi probes the so-called ‘War on Terror culture,’ which ascribes a malevolent aspect to all things Muslim...A thoughtful study [and] certainly relevant.” —Kirkus Reviews “Fascinating...the author’s narrative places the predicament of Arabs and Muslims in today’s America in a broader historical and sociocultural framework. This engrossing book challenges the entrenched...stereotypes about Arabs and Muslims.” —Library Journal “[Bayoumi’s] essays provide an engaging and refreshingly insightful window on the world from the perspective of an English professor of Egyptian origin at Brooklyn College.” —New York Times $19.95 • 304 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-3564-5

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AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY 2015 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Winner of the Anna Julia Cooper/CLR James Award for Outstanding Book in Africana Studies presented by the National Council for Black Studies

The Race Whisperer Barak Obama and the Political Uses of Race

Whose Harlem Is This, Anyway?

Community Politics and Grassroots Activism during the New Negro Era SHANNON KING “[A] synthetic masterpiece, drawing on a wide array of primary and secondary literature to produce a grassroots picture of black Harlem’s genesis from 1900 to 1930.” —David Huyssen, American Historical Review

$28.00 • 272 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-8908-2 In the Culture, Labor, History series

Picture Freedom

Remaking Black Visuality in the Early Nineteenth Century JASMINE NICHOLE COBB “Beautifully written and theoretically sophisticated..an absolute gem in its engagement with nineteenth-century visual culture, black subjectivity, and representations of freedom.” —Nicole R. Fleetwood, author of Troubling Vision $27.00 • 288 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-2977-4 In the America and the Long 19th Century series

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Brooklyn’s Promised Land

The Free Black Community of Weeksville, New York JUDITH WELLMAN “In Brooklyn’s Promised Land, Judith Wellman…reanimates this black nationalist enclave in the borough’s eastern Beford Hills, which by the Civil War had more than 500 residents.” —The New York Times

$25.00 • 320 Pages • PAPER • 978-0-8147-2415-6

Black Mosaic

The Politics of Black PanEthnic Diversity CANDIS WATTS SMITH “[R]eveals the complexity of Black racial identity within the context of greater ethnic diversity, and provides a robust and theoretically rich explanation for the boundaries of Black identity.” —Jane Junn, author of The Politics of Belonging $26.00 • 320 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-0531-0

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MELANYE T. PRICE

the Race WhispeReR barack obama and the political uses of race Melanye T. Price

“With The Race Whisperer Melanye Price has helped decode one of the most enigmatic and complex dynamics of the Obama Presidency.” —W. Jelani Cobb, author of The Substance of Hope

$27.00 • 224 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-1925-6

Black Women’s Christian Activism

Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb BETTY LIVINGSTON ADAMS “Adams’s work should fundamentally alter the way we talk and write about the civil rights movement in the United States, from where and when it happened, to who contributed to its real momentum.” —Morris Davis, Drew University $55.00 • 240 Pages • CLOTH • 978-0-8147-4546-5

Forging a Laboring Race The African American Worker in the Progressive Imagination PAUL R. D. LAWRIE “Lawrie boldly demonstrates how a race-based form of industrial capitalism was central to the making of the modern U.S. state.” —Davarian L. Baldwin, Trinity College $50.00 • 256 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-5732-6 In the Culture, Labor, History series

The Counter-Revolution of 1776 Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America GERALD HORNE “Horne’s study is rich, not dry; his research is meticulous, thorough, fascinating, and thought-provoking. Horne emphasizes the importance of considering this alternate telling of our American origin myth and how such a founding still affects our nation today.” —STARRED Publishers Weekly $22.00 • 363 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-0689-8

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AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY GOOD FOR COURSES Managing Inequality

Ghosts of Jim Crow

KAREN R. MILLER

F. MICHAEL HIGGINBOTHAM

Northern Racial Liberalism in Interwar Detroit Examines the formulation, uses, and growing political importance of northern racial liberalism in Detroit between the two World Wars, showing that our current racial system has a history that is deeply embedded in contemporary governmental systems and political economies. $28.00 • 352 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-4920-8

Winner of the 2014 Anna Julia Cooper-CLR James Book Award presented by the National Council of Black Studies Winner of the 2014 PEN Oakland-Josephine Miles Award for Excellence in Literature

We Will Shoot Back

Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement AKINYELE OMOWALE UMOJA “[C]hallenges the notion that the classic civil rights movement in the southern US was always a nonviolent movement...a welcome contribution to knowledge of this period in the 1960s and an appreciated addition to the history of the civil rights movement.” —Choice $23.00 • 351 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-8603-6

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Ending Racism in PostRacial America

“Legal-scholar Higginbotham addresses the legacy of America’s racial past and its impact on race equity today. What he wants is a new conversation on race that acknowledges the old paradigm of whites at the top and blacks at the bottom of a racial hierarchy, a model that continues to this day.” —Booklist Online $24.00 • 352 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-4501-9

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Slavery’s Exiles

The Story of the American Maroons SYLVIANE A. DIOUF “[T]he stories are riveting. Readers will become familiar with colorful characters like Captain Cudjoe of Jamaica or the man nicknamed ‘Forest’ for his skill at hiding, and they will learn surprising facts about maroons’ participation in trade and defense, along with horrific details of punishments . . . . [I]t’s a notable document for its treatment of the subject.” —Publishers Weekly $18.00 • 403 Pages • PAPER • 978-0-8147-6028-4

RELIGIOUS HISTORY New World A-Coming

Black Religion and Racial Identity during the Great Migration JUDITH WEISENFELD “The historical information (supplemented with photos) is absorbing, thanks to modern relevance; the term African-American, for example, is the latest in a long line of racial identifiers. Weisenfeld’s wide-ranging study is eloquent yet succinct, perfect for academics and general readers alike. ” —Publisher’s Weekly $35.00 • 368 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-8880-1

The Bahá’ís of America The Growth of a Religious Movement MIKE MCMULLEN “Through a careful analysis of thousands of documents, data collected from the Faith Communities Today (FACT) research project, and interviews with adherents, McMullen presents a fascinating picture of the American Bahá’í community from 1964 to 2014. Those interested in understanding how an emergent global religion has addressed issues such as race, ethnicity, and immigration, and dealt with religious persecution, while at the same time developing its institutions and engaging in community building, will find much of interest here.” —Sholeh A. Quinn, University of California, Merced $27.00 • 288 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-5152-2

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Pillars of Cloud and Fire

The Ground has Shifted

HERBERT R. MARBURY

WALTER EARL FLUKER

The Politics of Exodus in African American Biblical Interpretation

The Future of the Black Church in Post-Racial America

“Marbury brilliantly functions as historical, literary, rhetorical and ideological critic in this work. Most exciting is how he demonstrates the sophisticated exegetical and hermeneutical usages of the biblical text by African Americans over three centuries . . . This work is a must read.” —Randall C. Bailey, Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Professor of Hebrew Bible, Interdenominational Theological Center

“Walter Fluker is the towering theorist of the Black Church and the unapologetic lover of the black prophetic tradition. This powerful and timely book is sophisticated, subtle, and rich. And it soars with a deep, long memory alive in the present – a present that reeks of a ‘cultural asylum’ that he notes the Black Lives Movement is shattering!” —Dr. Cornel West

$26.00 • 272 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-1250-9 In the Religion and Social Transformation series

Winner of the 2013 Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer Prize presented by the American Society of Church History

$35.00 • 304 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-1038-3 Part of the Religion, Race, and Ethnicity series

The Social Gospel in American Religion

Mississippi praying

CHRISTOPHER H. EVANS

CAROLYN RENÉE DUPONT

A History

“Evans provides a new and much needed history of one of America’s most important religious movements...Evans tells the story of a long Social Gospel—from before the Civil War to after Civil Rights to Barack Obama. This book should become, in short order, the standard history of the Social Gospel.” —Barry Hankins, Professor of History, Baylor University $28.00 • 304 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-8857-3

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Preaching on Wax

The Phonograph and the Shaping of Modern African American Religion LERONE A. MARTIN “In the early half of the 20th century, many black preachers discovered a new tool—the phonograph. Sermons recorded on vinyl (or, at first, wax) enabled them to reach beyond their local churches and market their sermons to other eager listeners…Lerone A. Martin illuminates this little-known chapter in American cultural history.” —Publishers Weekly $24.00 • 240 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-9095-8 In the Religion, Race, and Ethnicity series

Southern White Evangelicals and the Civil Rights Movement, 1945-1975

“Carolyn Renée Dupont’s examination of Mississippi white evangelicals’ fervent support of segregation during the 1950s and 1960s offers historians a fresh interpretation of the confounding paradox of God-fearing whites condoning and even participating in massive resistance.” —The Journal of Southern History $27.00 • 303 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-2351-2

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Winner, Conference on the History of Women Religious (CHWR) Distinguished Book Award Winner, 2014 Catholic Book Award in History presented by the Catholic Press Association

Called to Serve

A History of Nuns in America MARGARET M. McGUINNESS “As we all know, the tale of America’s nuns contains its gaffes and mishaps but the nuns were often on the front line when it came to defining the nation’s idiosyncratic version of Catholicism. McGuinness does the odyssey full justice.” —Catholic Herald $25.00 • 277 Pages • PAPER • 978-0-8147-9557-6

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JEWISH HISTORY Winner, 2016 Best First Book Prize from the Immigration and Ethnic History Society Finalist, 2016 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature Winner, 2015 Book Prize from the Southern Jewish Historical Society

The Rag Race

How Jews Sewed Their Ways to Success in America and the British Empire ADAM D. MENDELSOHN “This is a superb book that is a model of comparative and transnational history. It should be read not only by historians of American or modern Jewry, but by historians of immigration, business, fashion, and urban life.” —American Historical Review $22.00 • 320 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-1438-1 In the Goldstein-Goren Series in American Jewish History series

Jacob Neusner

An American Jewish Iconoclast

Winner, 2015 National Jewish Book Award presented by the Jewish Book Council

Pastrami on Rye

An Overstuffed History of the Jewish Deli TED MERWIN “The fruit of more than ten years of research and writing, Mr. Merwin’s account shows that delis have been a rich part of the story of Jewish assimilation in America.” —The Economist “Try reading Ted Merwin’s new book, Pastrami on Rye without having your mouth water. Merwin offers plenty of delicious descriptions...” —New York Post $26.95 • 256 Pages • CLOTH • 978-0-8147-6031-4

Forgotten Trials of the Holocaust

AARON W. HUGHES

MICHAEL J. BAZYLER and FRANK M. TUERKHEIMER

“In this respectfully balanced biography, Hughes explores the life of Jacob Neusner...[A] widely accessible life story that should appeal to readers interested in American Judaism, Jewish studies, or the academy itself.” —Kirkus Reviews

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GLOBAL HISTORY The Crime of All Crimes

Modern Albania

NICOLE RAFTER

FRED C. ABRAHAMS

Toward a Criminology of Genocide

From Dictatorship to Democracy in Europe

“This book sets the long overdue foundation for a criminology of genocide by masterfully peeling back the many layers of a century long unfolding of eight historic genocides. Nicole Rafter makes it impossible to ignore the importance of the topic of genocide to a field that has too long averted its gaze.” —John Hagen, co-author of Darfur and the Crime of Genocide

“[A]ssiduously researched, compulsively readable... Abrahams speaks the language, has read the documents, witnessed many of the key episodes for himself, and interviewed almost every player of significance. Albania is a country filled with wily, resourceful, worldly, funny, and fatalistic people, and with their many contributions Abrahams’s narrative is as darkly farcical as it is tragic.” —Andrew Gumbel, Los Angeles Review of Books

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GLOBAL HISTORY Making the Empire Work

Gülen

The Ambiguous Politics of Market Islam in Turkey and the World

Labor and United States Imperialism Edited by DANIEL E. BENDER and JANA K. LIPMAN

JOSHUA D. HENDRICK “Hendrick deserves to be commended for analyzing the Gülen movement in a comprehensive fashion. The book, written in an engaging style, covers diverse issues, ranging from the movement’s role in changing the balance of power in the Turkish media to its critics in the American charter school system. This timely book is a welcome addition to the growing literature on the Gülen movement.” —Middle East Journal $24.00 • 304 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-0046-9

“Making the Empire Work is a game changer. This spectacular volume will transform the way U.S. historians conceive, write and teach about empire. Workers were everywhere in the U.S. empire: building and serving it, shaped by and suffering from it. The work collected here gives new meaning to William Appleman Williams trenchant call for us to consider ‘empire as a way of life.’” —Nan Enstad, University of Wisconsin, Madison $35.00 • 384 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-5622-0 In the Culture, Labor, History series

Contemporary Israel

China, The United States, and the Future of Central Asia

New Insights and Scholarships

U.S.-China Relations, Volume I

Edited by DAVID B. H. DENOON The first of a three-volume series on the interaction of the US and China in different regions of the world, this book is a wide-ranging look from noted scholars at a vital part of the world which is likely to receive more attention and face greater instability as NATO forces withdraw from Afghanistan. $35.00 • 464 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-4122-6 In the U.S.-China Relations series

Edited by FREDERICK E. GREENSPAHN “Offer a wealth of information and insight on Israel’s diverse population, its contested national and sub-national identities, and its transforming public and private spaces...A refreshing volume that steers clear of the stale partisan polemics that characterizes much of the current discourse on Israel, this work offers a rich, complex, and deep grasp of Israel’s multifaceted society and its relationship with both state institutions and the Jewish diaspora.” —Miriam Elman, Syracuse University $30.00 • 320 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-2894-4 In the Jewish Studies in the Twenty-First century

Filipino Studies

In the Shadow of Zion

Palimpsests of Nation and Diaspora

Promised Lands Before Israel

Edited by MARTIN F. MANALANSAN and AUGUSTO ESPIRITU

ADAM L. ROVNER

“This exciting and crucial anthology marks a major historiographical intervention into the fields of Asian American and Filipino/ American studies. Bringing together a distinguished group of scholars, Filipino Studies represents not only a moment of stock-taking, but also a clarion call to future scholars to take up the field’s politically committed aspirations.” — Theodore S. Gonzalves, author of The Day the Dancers Stayed: Performing in the Filipino/American Diaspora

“Rovner makes a valuable contribution to the almost forgotten history of the Jewish territorialist movement….In well-crafted chapters, Rovner tells the story of the efforts of the territorialists to find a Jewish home in such places of Angola, Madagascar, Tasmania, and Suriname.” —Choice $35.00 • 352 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-1748-1

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GLOBAL HISTORY Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 19451955

Graffiti from the Basilica in the Agora of Smyrna

Edited by SEÁN HAND and STEVEN T. KATZ

Edited by ROGER S. BAGNALL, ROBERTA CASAGRANDE-KIM, AKIN ERSOY, and CUMHUR TANRIVER, With Contributions by BURAK YOLAÇAN

“Erudite and eloquent, the collection overcomes the constraints of a decennial approach, encouraging us to reflect on the changing historical relationship between Jews and the state, and illustrating consistently how decisions taken at this time affect Jews in contemporary France. Above all, it paints a poignant and vivid picture of a community that, in the aftermath of calamity, sought to combine new and existing tactics to rebuild for the future.” —French History $45.00 • 256 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-3504-1 In the Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies series

Atlas of the Irish Revolution Edited by JOHN CROWLEY, MIKE MURPHY and DONAL Ó DRISCEOIL “Atlas of the Irish Revolution [….] aims to do for the revolutionary period what the award-winning Atlas of the Great Irish Famine did for the second half of the 19th century. It will combine cuttingedge ‘big issue’ research with stories of people, provinces and parishes.” —The Irish Times $75.00 • 750 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-3428-0

Amheida was an oasis communities. Located in the western part of the Dakhla Oasis, it was an important regional center, reaching a peak in the Roman period before being abandoned. This book presents these aspects of the city’s existence and its close ties to the Nile valley in an accessible and richly illustrated fashion. $85.00 • 500 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-6464-5 In the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World series

An Oasis City NICOLA ARAVECCHIA, ROGER S. BAGNALL, RAFFAELLA CRIBIORE, PAOLA DAVOLI, OLAF E. KAPER and SUSANNA MCFADDEN Amheida was an oasis communities. Located in the western part of the Dakhla Oasis, it was an important regional center, reaching a peak in the Roman period before being abandoned. This book presents these aspects of the city’s existence and its close ties to the Nile valley in an accessible and richly illustrated fashion. $55.00 • 256 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-8922-8 In the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World series

Transpacific Antiracism Afro-Asian Solidarity in 20th-Century Black America, Japan, and Okinawa YUICHIRO ONISHI “…Transpacific Antiracism contributes invaluably to the study of social movements. . . . It beautifully captures the desire of oppressed people to develop revolutionary ideas and practices by learning from ‘ancestors’ whose skin color might have differed from their own.” —Against the Current $24.00 • 254 Pages • PAPER • 978-1-4798-9732-2

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A Late Romano-Egyptian House in Dakleh Oasis: Amheida House B2 ANNA LUCILLE BOOZER This archaeological report provides a comprehensive study of the excavations carried out at Amheida House B2 in Egypt’s Dakhleh Oasis between 2005 and 2007, followed by three study seasons between 2008 and 2010. The primary aim of this volume is to combine an architectural and material-based study with an explicitly contextual and theoretical analysis to investigate the relationship between domestic remains and social identity. $55.00 • 460 Pages • CLOTH • 978-1-4798-8034-8 In the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World series

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Back: Figure 16. “Angela Davis urges declare your independence,” Hall-Tyner Election Campaign Committee, 1976. Tamiment Library Poster and Broadside Collection (GRAPHICS 002), Flat File 7, Drawer 2, Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

Front: Figure 80. “Gay liberation,” graphic design by Sue Negrin, photograph by Peter Hujar, mandala by Suzanne Bevier for Times Change Press, 1970. Tamiment Library Poster and Broadside Collection (GRAPHICS 002), Flat File 7, Drawer 2, Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

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