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Trade terms apply to the following trade titles Beyond Animal Rights
The Power of the Sea
Food, Pets and Ethics
Tsunamis, Storm Surges, Rogue Waves, and Our Quest to Predict Disasters
Tony Milligan is an Honorary Research Fellow in Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen, UK. He has published in a number of academic and popular journals, including Philosophy, Ratio, Journal of Applied Ethics, Think and Philosophy Now. Issues to do with animal ethics remain at the heart of public debate. In Beyond Animal Rights, Tony Milligan goes beyond standard discussions of animal ethics to explore the ways in which we personally relate to other creatures through our diet, as pet owners and as beneficiaries of experimentation. The book connects with our duty to act and considers why previous discussions have failed to result in a change in the way that we live our lives. The author asks a crucial question: what sort of people do we have to become if we are to sufficiently improve the ways in which we relate to the non-human? Appealing to both consequences and character, he argues that no improvement will be sufficient if it fails to set humans on a path towards a tolerable and sustainable future. Focussing on our direct relations to the animals we connect with the book offers guidance on all the relevant issues, including veganism and vegetarianism, the organic movement, pet ownership, and animal experimentation. $29.95 Pb, ISBN 9781441157539 Publish October 2010, 192 pages Continuum Quantity 9 781441 157539 Society & Culture
Bruce Parker is a world recognized expert in the oceans. He is former Chief Scientist of the National Ocean Service and occupied various posts in international organizations that study ocean behavior. He is presently Visiting Professor at the Centre for Maritime Systems at the Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey. The awesome power of the earth’s oceans has been in the headlines in recent years, from the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami (230,000 dead) to the devastation of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, to the unknown consequences of the melting of thousands of glaciers as the Earth’s temperature slowly rises. Bruce Parker, former chief scientist for the National Ocean Service, explores the history of man’s relationship with the sea and the latest scientific breakthroughs. This richly textured narrative will fascinate science readers, amateur oceanographers, and weather enthusiasts with its sweeping look at more than 1,000 years of ocean history and science. $45.00 Hb, ISBN 9780230616370 Publish October 2010, 304 pages Palgrave Macmillan Science & Environment
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Climategate to Cancun
The Verso Book of Dissent
As a noted commentator on the political, social and psychological history of our time, Christopher Booker has in recent years, through his weekly Sunday Telegraph column, become the most conspicuous ‘global warming sceptic’ in the British press. Richard North is a political analyst who has been a research director in the European Parliament and was formerly a nationally-known consultant on public health and food safety. He has co-authored several books with Christopher Booker.
From Spartacus to the Shoe-thrower of Baghdad
Today when it comes to climate change, history is a closed book. Global warming has become the mother of all scares, transfixing governments and their peoples. We are set to embark on a multi-million dollar attempt to stop the planet frying. Since the disaster of Copenhagen the plot has thickened immeasurably. The Copenhagen agenda will finally come to rest in November 2010 in Cancun, Mexico. Booker and North examine all the political manoeuvrings, the scientific developments, the negotiations, the noises off. Global warming has developed a life of its own and no one seems to have the wherewithal to kill it off. $39.95 Hb, ISBN 9781441175762 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Continuum Current Affairs
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Verso Books has been publishing leading, critical works of non-fiction for forty years, including books by Theodor Adorno, Benedict Anderson, Judith Butler, Noam Chomsky, Mike Davis, Nancy Fraser, Eric Hobsbawm, Karl Marx, Edward Said, JeanPaul Sartre, Rebecca Solnit and Slavoj Zizek. Across the ages and in every continent, people have struggled against those in power and raised their voices in protest - and this unrivalled compendium brings many of them together. From primitive communism in Ancient Greece and Persia, and the Hundred Schools of Thought in Ancient China, via the dissident poets and philosophers of Islam and Judaism, to Galileo, Spinoza, and Giordano Bruno in the Middle Ages, through to the makers of the Dutch and English revolutions in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and then the activists and theorists of the French, American, Haitian, Russian, and Chinese revolutions. This anthology, global in scope, presents the voices of dissent through the ages: poems and songs, pamphlets and speeches, plays and manifestos. The Verso Book of Dissent will become an invaluable tool, reminding today’s citizens that these traditions will never die. $29.95 Pb, ISBN 9781844674480 Publish October 2010, 432 pages Verso Quantity Current Affairs & Politics
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Feature Titles The Case for Withdrawal from Afghanistan
The Killing Game The Writings of an Intrepid Investigative Reporter
Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian and essayist.
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Known as the graveyard of empires, Afghanistan has now been singled out as Obama’s “just war”, the destination for an additional thirty thousand US troops in an effort to shore up an increasingly desperate occupation. Nick Turse brings together a range of leading analysts to analyze America’s real motives and likely prospects. Through on-thespot reporting, clear-headed analysis and historical comparisons with Afghanistan’s previous occupiers, The Case for Withdrawal from Afghanistan carefully examines the current US strategy and offers sobering conclusions. $24.95 Pb, ISBN 9781844674510 Publish October 2010, 224 pages Quantity Verso Current Affairs & Politics
Gary Webb (1955-2004) was a Pulitzer Prizewinning investigative journalist who investigated Nicaraguans linked to the CIA-backed Contras who smuggled cocaine into the US that was distributed as crack in LA and funneled profits into the Contras. This book follows Webb’s trailblazing investigative reporting, including his series at the Kentucky Post on organized crime in the coal industry, at the Cleveland Plain Dealer on Ohio State’s negligent Medical Board, and on the US military’s funding of first-person shooter video games. $24.95 Pb, ISBN 9781583229323 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Seven Stories Press Quantity Current Affairs & Politics
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Crisis and Recovery
Murder in the Name of Honour
Ethics, Economics and Justice
The True Story of One Woman’s Heroic Fight Against an Unbelievable Crime
The Most Reverend Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, is a Fellow of the British Academy and the author of several books of theology; Larry Elliott has been at The Guardian since 1988 and is the paper’s economics editor.
Rana Husseini is one of the world’s most influential investigative journalists, whose reporting has put violence against women on the public agenda.
During the ongoing global financial crisis, a lack of moral and ethical leadership in society has been exposed. The Most Reverend Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury and Larry Elliott, The Guardian, bring together their thoughts on the issues of ethics and morality in business, with contributions from leading business figures. $49.95 Hb, ISBN 9780230252141 Publish October 2010, 224 pages Palgrave Macmillan Economics Quantity
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This is Rana Husseini’s hard-hitting and controversial examination of honour crimes. Common in many traditional societies around the world, as well as in migrant communities in Europe and the USA, they involve a ‘punishment’ - often death or disfigurement - carried out by a relative to restore the family’s honour. Breaking through the conspiracy of silence surrounding this crime, one writer above all others has been instrumental in bringing it to the world’s attention: Rana Husseini. $29.95 Pb, ISBN 9781851685240 Publish October 2010, 264 pages Quantity Oneworld Society & Culture
The Global Vegetarian Kitchen
A People's History of World War II
Troth Wells joined New Internationalist in 1972 and now works on the editorial team as Publications Editor.
The World's Most Destructive Conflict, as Told by the People Who Lived Through It
The Global Vegetarian Kitchen starts from where you are, whether you only have a windowbox with some herbs, or an allotment, yard or other space to grow things. There are recipes for dishes you can make from your own garden, as well as popular foods from all parts of the world. With an emphasis on simplicity and versatility, you’ll find it easy to start local and think seasonal when finding ingredients. This book includes over 100 vegetarian recipes from all parts of the globe, that are easy to follow with suggestions for substitute ingredients, useful facts and helpful hints as well as tips on sourcing fair trade and local ingredients. $44.95 Hb, ISBN 9781906523381 Quantity Publish October 2010, 256 pages New Internationalist Cooking
This book brings the full range of human experience during World War II to life through some of the most vivid accounts and images available anywhere. This concise and accessible volume includes first-person interviews by Studs Terkel; rare archival photographs from the Office of War Information collection; propaganda comics from Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss); stories of wartime experiences; and selections from the writings of some of the world’s leading historians of the war. $29.95 Pb, ISBN 9781595581662 Publish October 2010, 240 pages The New Press Quantity History
Marc Favreau is the editorial director of The New Press.
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An Israeli in Palestine
The Pope is Not Gay!
Jeff Halper, an Israeli Professor of Anthropology, has been a leading figure within the Israeli peace movement for over thirty years, and the head of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions.
Anarchist and poet, Angelo Quattrocchi (19452009) reported from London, Paris and the US for Italian newspapers in the 1960s and 1970s.
Jeff Halper throws a harsh light on the IsraeliPalestinian conflict from the point of view of a critical insider. An Israeli in Palestine records Halper’s journey ‘beyond the membrane’ that shields his people from the harsh realities of Palestinian life to his ‘discovery’ that he was actually living in another country: Palestine. Without dismissing the legitimacy of his own country, he realises that Israel is defined by its oppressive relationship to the Palestinians. This edition includes an epilogue gauging the chances for peace after the failed Annapolis process. $39.95 Pb, ISBN 9780745330716 Quantity Publish October 2010, 352 pages Pluto Current Affairs & Politics
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The Pope Is Not Gay! is an irreverent history of homophobic and sexist obscurantism in the Holy Roman Church and an endoscopic examination of its greatest contemporary advocate, Pope Benedict XVI. In his inimitable style, Angel Quattrocchi traces the evolution of Joseph Ratzinger’s life, beginning with the pope’s childhood in Nazi Germany, his membership of the Hitler Youth in Bavaria and his conscription into the German anti-aircraft corps. The Pope Is Not Gay! sheds new light on the Catholic Church’s sustained interference in contemporary politics and society and the hypocrisy of its pontiffs past and present. $19.95 Pb, ISBN 9781844674749 Quantity Publish October 2010, 160 pages Verso Current Affairs & Politics
Feature Titles The Rise and Fall of an Economic Empire
Story Logic and the Craft of Fiction Catherine Brady is the author of three story collections, including Curled in the Bed of Love, winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. A former president of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs, she teaches in the MFA in Writing Program at the University of San Francisco, USA.
With Lessons for Aspiring Economies Colin Read, State University of New York, USA.
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While many have documented empires maintained through military strength, power derived solely from economic might is a more modern phenomenon. Read describes the factors that give rise to economic empires, and documents how these same forces lead to their downfall. By analyzing the successes of each factor and the reasons why each falters, he offers insights into ways to sustain economic relevancy, as well as lessons to aspiring economies so that they may best manage their growth and avoid the problems that beset less carefully designed economies. $59.95 Hb, ISBN 9780230273702 Publish October 2010, 304 pages Quantity Palgrave Macmillan Business & Economics
Focused on the challenges faced by aspiring writers, Brady illuminates how technique serves ‘story logic’, the particular way fiction makes meaning. She offers a closer look at craft fundamentals (plot, characterization, point-of-view, imagery, style, and setting), including examples from classic and contemporary fiction and writing exercises. $24.95 Pb, ISBN 9780230580558 Publish October 2010, 208 pages Palgrave Macmillan Quantity Literature
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The Rise of the Green Left
Traveler’s Tales of Old Cuba
Derek Wall, Goldsmiths College, University of London; and Hugo Blanco is a prominent ecosocialist and publishes the newspaper Indigenous Struggle.
John Jenkins is an award-winning Australian poet and travel writer.
Climate change and other ecological ills are driving the creation of a grassroots global movement for change. From Latin America to Europe, Australia and China a militant movement merging red and green is taking shape. Ecosocialists argue that capitalism threatens the future of humanity and the rest of nature. Drawing on the work of key thinkers such as Joel Kovel and John Bellamy Foster, Derek Wall provides an unique insider view of how ecosocialism has developed and a practical guide to focused ecosocialist action. A great handbook for activists and engaged students of politics. $29.95 Pb, ISBN 9780745330365 Publish October 2010, 192 pages Quantity Pluto Current Affairs & Politics
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A History of Pleasure in Imperial Rome
2000 Years of Riots, Rebels and Revolts
Dr Ray Laurence, University of Birmingham.
Clive Bloom, Middlesex University, UK.
By the time of the emperors, the Romans had created the world’s first global empire, and plundered the provinces for produce to be eaten, planted or displayed as novelties. With these attributes of civilisation came other trappings of Roman culture: lavish entertainments, elaborate dinner parties and vice. The world of pleasure became a defining feature of the Romans, and this book explores how they pursued sensual delights - from steamy bathhouses to stately country villas; the excesses of the festivals to the rich culture of music, dance and song and sex, as both unrestrained and puritanical. $29.95 Pb, ISBN 9781441134851 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Quantity Continuum History
Almost as soon as it was built, London suffered the first of many acts of violent protest, when Boudica and her followers set fire to the city in AD 60. Ever since, the capital’s streets have been a forum for popular insurrection. Covering nearly 2000 years of political protest, this is a riveting alternative history of past and present conflict. It’s the story of an alternative London in direct confrontation with the forces of its state, its police, military and secret service. The story of political activism expressed in street fighting and slum warfare, in assassination and bombing, peopled by the radical and the moderate. The story of the growth of London as a capital and as a major city. $39.95 Pb, ISBN 9780230275591 Quantity Publish October 2010, 0 pages Palgrave Macmillan UK History
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The Routledge Companion to Film History
Why Music Moves Us Jeanette Bicknell has written widely on aesthetics and philosophy of music.
William Guynn, Sonoma State University, California. The Routledge Companion to Film History is an indispensable guide for anyone studying film history for the first time. The approach taken presents a substantial and readable overview of the field and provides students with a tool of reference that will be valuable throughout their studies. The volume as a whole is designed as an active system of cross-references: readers of the essays are referred to dictionary entries (and vice versa) and both provide short bibliographies that encourage readers to investigate topics. $44.95 Pb, ISBN 9780415776578 Publish October 2010, 272 pages Routledge The Arts Quantity
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Few places are as fascinating as Cuba, which has drawn travelers ever since it was “discovered” by Columbus in 1492. Magnificently evoking the romance and drama as well as darker episodes of slavery and tyranny, this selection of journal entries, essays and guidebook commentaries begins in the days when Havana sheltered Caribbean pirate treasure ships and was the gateway to the Spanish empire in the New World. Later chapters reflect the “American era” when the island was transformed into a glittering tourist and gambler’s paradise operated by the Mafia. $24.95 Pb, ISBN 9780980429213 Publish October 2010, 195 pages Ocean Press Quantity History
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Music has the power to move us. It’s a language which we all speak. But why does it have this effect on us? What is going on, emotionally, physically and cognitively when listeners have strong emotional responses to music? What, if anything, do such responses mean? Can they tell us anything about ourselves? Jeanette Bicknell uses research in philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, and anthropology to address these questions, ultimately showing us that the reason why some music tends to arouse powerful experiences in listeners is inseparable from the reason why any music matters at all. $22.95 Pb, ISBN 9780230209909 Publish October 2010, 184 pages Quantity Palgrave Macmillan The Arts
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Jean Baudrillard (1929 - 2007) began teaching sociology at the Universite de Paris-X in 1966. He retired from academia in 1987 to write books and travel until his death in 2007.
In America, France’s leading philosopher of postmodernism took to the freeways to produce a collection of traveler’s tales from the land of hyperreality. From the sierras of New Mexico to the streets of New York and LA by night, Baudrillard mixes aperçus and observations with a wicked sense of fun to provide a unique insight into the country that dominates the world. In this new edition, leading cultural critic and novelist Geoff Dyer offers a thoughtful and perceptive take on the continuing resonance of Baudrillard’s book in Obama’s America. $28.00 Pb, ISBN 9781844676828 Quantity Publish October 2010, 160 pages Verso History & Philosophy
Sergio Guerra Vilaboy and Oscar Loyola-Vega, both University of Havana.
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The Beast Within
Cuba in the Special Period
Animals in the Middle Ages
Ariana Hernandez-Reguant, University of California, San Diego, USA.
Joyce Salisbury, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
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This important book offers a unique exploration of the use of and attitude towards animals from the 4th to the 14th centuries. This new edition has been brought right up to date with current scholarship, and includes a brand new chapter on animals on trial and animals as human companions, as well as expanded and updated discussions on fables and saints, and a new section on ‘bestial humans’. This important and provocative book remains a key work on the historical study of animals, as well as in the field of environmental history more generally, and also provides crucial context to ongoing debates on animal rights and the environment. $62.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415780957 Quantity Publish October 2010, 224 pages Routledge History & Philosophy
This collection examines Cuban cultural production during the Special Period of the 1990s, following the collapse of the Soviet Bloc. Contributors address the cultural forms; and the associated ethics and practices of labor, leisure, and bureaucratic organization that arose in the transformation of the socialist cultural infrastructure. $45.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230104792 Publish October 2010, 240 pages Palgrave Macmillan History & Philosophy
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B ritish S tudies S eries
Britain’s International Role, 1970-1991
Damming the Flood Haiti, Aristide and the Politics of Containment
Michael Turner, Appalachian State University, USA. How does one of the world’s greatest powers preserve its status and influence when international conditions are unfavourable and its resources do not match its commitments? This was Britain’s burden in the 1970s and 1980s when the international order was transformed. Michael J. Turner examines key decisions and their consequences and places British policy-making in an international context, suggesting that British leaders were more successful in preserving power and prestige on the world stage than has sometimes been appreciated. $53.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230577725 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Palgrave Macmillan Quantity History & Philosophy
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Peter Hallward, Middlesex University in the UK. Damming the Flood analyzes the American and French role in the violent overthrow of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in 2004. The suppression of the remarkable popular mobilization known as Lavalas, or “the flood”, was perhaps the most successful act of imperial sabotage since the end of the Cold War. Updated with a new afterword that covers the international response to the earthquake, Damming the Flood is both an invaluable history of Haiti and a crucial account of America’s twenty-first-century imperialism. $36.00 Pb, ISBN 9781844674664 Publish October 2010, 512 pages Verso Quantity History & Philosophy
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Derrida, Myth and the Impossibility of Philosophy
Conor Kostick, Trinity College Dublin.
Anais Spitzer, Hollins University, USA. In Derrida, Myth and the Impossibility of Philosophy, Anais N. Spitzer examines previously unexplored areas of the scholarship of Jacques Derrida and Mark C. Taylor in order to propose a contemporary, postmodern, deconstructive theory of myth with provocative implications. Spitzer goes beyond the limited conception of the relation of mythos and logos in order to provide a nuanced account of myth in relation to philosophy in contemporary theories of writing, philosophy, and religion, thereby setting the stage for future work with myth in a deconstructive mode. $64.00 Pb, ISBN 9781441100207 Publish October 2010, 192 pages Continuum Quantity History & Philosophy
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The crusades are often seen as epitomising a period when hostility between Christian West and the Muslim Near East reached an all time high. As this edited volume reveals, however, the era was one which saw both conflict and cohabitation. Tackling such questions as whether medicinal and architectural innovations came to Europe as a direct result of the Crusades, and why and how peace treaties and intermarriages were formed between the different cultures, this distinguished group of contributors reveal how the Holy Wars led on the one hand to a reinforcement of the beliefs and identities of each side, but on the other to a growing level of cultural exchange and interaction. $73.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415580410 Publish October 2010, 304 pages Quantity Routledge History & Philosophy
P hilosophy , A esthetics C ultural T heories
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Beginning with the pre-Hispanic period, through to Cuba’s struggle to maintain the revolution in the years following the collapse of the Soviet Union, and finally ending, with Fidel Castro’s decision to step down in 2008, this slim volume provides the reader with an overview of the history and politics of the tiny Caribbean island that so often has been at the center of world events. Including a bibliography for further reading, this is an essential introduction to Cuba for students, visitors and others, explaining why the island has infuriated and enthralled its northern neighbours for centuries. $19.95 Pb, ISBN 9780980429244 Publish October 2010, 120 pages Quantity Ocean Press History & Philosophy
History & Philosophy A Dictionary of Philosophy of Religion
Going to War
Charles Taliaferro, St. Olaf College, USA, and Elsa J. Marty, University of Chicago Divinity School, USA.
Philip Towle, Cambridge University, UK.
British Debates from Wilberforce to Blair
A Dictionary of Philosophy of Religion is an indispensable source for students and scholars. Covering historical and contemporary figures, arguments, and terms, it offers an overview of the vital themes that make philosophy of religion the growing, vigorous field that it is today. The Dictionary includes a chronology, an extensive introduction to modern philosophy of religion, and a bibliography. It covers world religions and sources from east and west. Entries have been crafted for clarity, succinctness, and engagement. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9781441111975 Publish October 2010, 320 pages Continuum Quantity History & Philosophy
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The Domination of Strangers
The Good Fight
Modern Governance in Eastern India, 1780-1835
Battle of Britain Propaganda and the Few
Jon E. Wilson, King’s College London.
Propaganda during the Battle of Britain contributed to high national morale and optimism, with ‘The Few’s’ prowess and valour profjected through Air Ministry communiques and daily claims ‘scores’. Wartime feature films, art and literature further consolidated the mythicization of the Few, influencing the Battle of Britain’s post-war historiography. Only more recently challenged by revisionists, these aspects too are assessed in this comprehensive, illustrated account of a key moment in Britain’s history. $53.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230279964 Publish October 2010, 400 pages Palgrave Macmillan History & Philosophy Quantity
Garry Campion, University of Northampton,UK.
This book offers the first account of British rule in India that connects the history of political thought to the anxious, everyday world of colonial governance. It argues that the process of colonial state-building in the province of Bengal occurred in response to uncertainties present within the practical encounter between Britons and Indians. Connecting a theoretical perspective on colonial history with an impressive grasp of empirical detail, this book shows how the colonial encounter generated concepts about the state and civil society with no precedent in Europe or South Asia. $53.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230279155 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Quantity Palgrave Macmillan History & Philosophy
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Five Lessons on Wagner
A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain
Alain Badiou, Ecole Normale Superieure.
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For over a century, Richard Wagner’s music has been the subject of intense debate among philosophers, many of whom have attaced its ideological - some say racist and reactionary - underpinnings. In this major new work, Alain Badiou, radical philosopher and keen Wagner enthusiast, offers a detailed reading of the critical responses to the composer’s work, which include Adorno’s writings on the composer and Wagner’s recuperation by Nazism as well as more recent readings by Phillipe Lacoue-Labarthe and others. Slavoj Zizek provides an afterword, and both philosophers make a passionate case for re-examining the relevance of Wagner to the contemporary world. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9781844674817 Quantity Publish October 2010, 224 pages Verso History & Philosophy
Owen Hatherley writes regularly on the political aesthetics of architecture and urbanism.
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New Labour came to power in 1997 amid much talk of regenerating the inner cities left to rot under successive Conservative governments. Over the next decade, urban environments became the laboratories of the new enterprise economy. Now, with New Labour capsized, Owen Hatherley sets out to explore the wreckage - the architecture that epitomized an age of greed and selfish aspiration. From apartment complexes, art galleries and amorphous interactive “centers” to shopping malls, call centers and factories turned into expensive lofts, Hatherley maps the derelict Britain of the 2010s, an emphatic expression of a failed politics. $48.00 Hb, ISBN 9781844676514 Quantity Publish October 2010, 256 pages Verso History & Philosophy
The Historiography of Genocide
The People Who Brought You a Nation
Dant Stone, University of London, UK.
Ray Raphael is the author of twelve books
Genocide Studies is one of the fastest-growing fields in the social sciences, attracting students from a wide range of disciplines. This is the first book to offer an overview of the discipline as a whole. In original essays specially commissioned for this book, leading scholars in their fields offer indispensable analyses of complex themes, approaches and explanations, drawn from literatures that, for linguistic and other reasons, are often obscure or inaccessible. Tracing the emergence of genocide studies, analyzing its central concepts, methods and research themes, and providing detailed guides to the rich and varied historiographies of many cases of genocide, this book is an invaluable guide to the literature. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230279551 Quantity Publish October 2010, 656 pages Palgrave Macmillan History & Philosophy
Washington, Franklin, Jefferson, Hamilton, Adams, and Madison - together they are best known as an intimate cadre of daring, brilliant men credited with the founding of the USA. But does this group tell the whole story? In his widely praised new history of the roots of American patriotism, celebrated author Ray Raphael expands the historical canvas to reveal an entire generation of patriots who pushed for independence, fought a war, and set the United States on its course-giving us “an evangelizing introduction to the American Revolution”. $35.00 Pb, ISBN 9781595584175 Publish October 2010, 608 pages The New Press Quantity History & Philosophy
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Going to War looks at how pressure groups, religious bodies, armchair strategists, science fiction writers, military officers, commentators and journalists have tried to influence public opinion, governments and Parliament to restrain or encourage overseas intervention. It shows how the old idea that the great majority were simpleminded enthusiasts for foreign incursions has been discredited by pollsters, and conlcudes with an analysis of Britain’s current involvement in Afghanistan and Iraq, suggesting ways in which the governmental system could be modified to reflect public opinion and avoid foreign incursions. $53.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230237933 Publish October 2010, 240 pages Quantity Palgrave Macmillan History & Philosophy
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History & Philosophy The Idea of Communism
Myths of the Pagan North
Slavoj Zizek and Costas Douzinas, both University of London.
Christopher Abram, University College, London.
Contributors Slavoj Zizek, Alain Badiou, Antoni Negri, Michael Hardt, Jacques Ranciere, Terry Eagleton, Jean-Luc Nancy, Susan Buck-Morss, Bruno Bosteels, Peter Hallward, Alberto Toscano, Wang Hui and others took part in a landmark conference in London on the idea of communism in 2009. This volume brings together their discussions on the philosophical and political import of the communist idea, highlighting both its continuing significance and the need to reconfigure the concept within a world marked by havoc and crisis. $39.95 Pb, ISBN 9781844674596 Publish October 2010, 224 pages Verso History & Philosophy Quantity
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The Later Middle Ages
Nationalism in Germany, 1848-1866
Carolyn P. Collette and Harold Garrett-Goodyear, both Mount Holyoke College, USA.
Mark Hewitson, University College London, UK. Mark Hewitson reassesses the relationship between politics and the nation during a crucial period in order to answer the question of when, how and why the process of unification began in Germany. He focuses on how the national question was articulated in the public sphere by the press, political writers and key political organizations. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9781403913302 Publish October 2010, 368 pages Palgrave Macmillan History & Philosophy
More than a hundred primary documents offer students of later medieval English literature, society, and history intriguing original perspectives through which to understand the literary texts of the period 1350-1500 as well as the culture which created and received them. Complete with a substantial introduction, annotations and a timeline. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230551367 Publish October 2010, 336 pages Palgrave Macmillan History & Philosophy
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Lift Every Voice
The Philosophy of Wine
The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement
Cain Todd, University of Lancaster. Touching on issues in metaphysics, epistemology, the philosophy of mind, and aesthetics, this book provides a clear and engaging discussion of the philosophical significance of wine that will be accessible to all wine lovers, specialists and nonspecialists alike. The author offers throughout a sustained defence of the objectivity of wine judgements, a demystification of the nature of expertise, and a theory of the aesthetic value of wine and its appreciation. $56.00 Hb, ISBN 9781844652501 Publish October 2010, 224 pages Acumen Publishing History & Philosophy
Patricia Sullivan, University of South Carolina. A “civil rights Hall of Fame” that was published to remarkable praise in conjunction with the NAACP’s Centennial Celebration, Lift Every Voice is a momentous history of the struggle for civil rights told through the stories of men and women who fought inescapable racial barriers in the North as well as the South-keeping the promise of democracy alive from the earliest days of the twentieth century to the triumphs of the 1950s and 1960s. $35.00 Pb, ISBN 9781595585448 Publish October 2010, 544 pages The New Press History & Philosophy Quantity
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Material Connections in the Ancient Mediterranean
Recast All under Heaven Revolution, War, Diplomacy, and Frontier China in the 20th Century
Mobility, Materiality and Identity
Xiaoyuan Liu, Iowa State University, US.
A. Bernard Knapp and Peter van Dommelen, both University of Glasgow, UK.
In applying the two interpretative themes of “frontier” and “ethnicity”, the book examines the externalization from and internalization to China by a number of the tributary affiliates and outlying territories of the by-gone Qing Empire (e.g., Korea, Vietnam, “Outer” and Inner Mongolia, Tibet, and Xinjiang). The historical developments dissected here are certain overlooked aspects of the otherwise well-scrutinized international history of 20th-century East Asia. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9781441134899 Publish October 2010, 288 pages Continuum History & Philosophy Quantity
Material Connections eschews outdated theory, tainted by colonialist attitudes, and develops a new cultural and historical understanding of how factors such as mobility, materiality, conflict and co-presence impacted on the formation of identity in the ancient Mediterranean. It explores the multiple ways that material culture was used to establish, maintain and alter identities, especially during periods of transition, culture encounter and change. $69.95 Pb, ISBN 9780415586696 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Routledge Quantity History & Philosophy
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As the Vikings began to migrate overseas as raiders or settlers in the late eighth century, there is evidence that this new way of life, centred on warfare, commerce and exploration, brought with it a warrior ethos that gradually became codified in the Viking myths, notably in the cult of Odin, the god of war, magic and poetry, and chief god in the Norse pantheon. Using archaeological sources to take us further back in time than any written document, the accounts of foreign writers like the Roman historian Tacitus, and the most important repository of stories of the gods, old Norse poetry and the Edda, Christopher Abram leads the reader into the lost world of the Norse gods. $56.00 Hb, ISBN 9781847252470 Publish October 2010, 264 pages Quantity Continuum History & Philosophy
Current Affairs & Politics The Aid Triangle
The Cuban Revolution in the 21st Centure
Recognising the Human Dynamics of Dominance, Justice and Identity
George Lambie, De Montfort University, Leicester. While most books and articles on Cuba seek to analyse the island’s socialist experiment from the perspective of internal dynamics or international relations, this book attempts to understand the revolutionary process as part of a counter-current against neoliberal globalisation. Rather than presenting Cuba as a socialist survivor, whose performance must be measured against the standards set by the ‘international community’, George Lambie judges Cuban socialism on the goals which the revolution sets for itself. $53.00 Pb, ISBN 9780745330105 Publish October 2010, 336 pages Pluto Current Affairs & Politics Quantity
Malcolm MacLachlan and Eilish McAuliffe, both Trinity College Dublin; and Stuart C. Carr, Massey University. The Aid Triangle focuses on the human dynamics of international aid; from impoverished farmers to aid workers; donor diplomats to multilateral bureaucrats; celebrities to activists, and to the unconcerned and uninvolved. This timely work illustrates how the aid system incorporates power relationships, and therefore relationships of dominance. It explores how such dominance can be both a cause and a consequence of injustice. $39.95 Pb, ISBN 9781842779118 Publish October 2010, 192 pages Zed Books Quantity Current Affairs & Politics
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Global Norms, American Sponsorship and the Emerging Patterns of World Politics
Ted Rall is a political cartoonist, opinion columnist, graphic novelist and occasional war correspondent. In arguably the most radical book published in decades, cartoonist/columnist Ted Rall has produced the book he was always meant to write: a new manifesto for an America heading toward economic and political collapse. As in Russia in 1991, criminals and right-wing extremists are best prepared to fill the power vacuum from a collapsing United States. The best way to stop them, Rall argues, is not collapse - but revolution. Not by other people, but by us. Not in the future, but now. While it’s still possible. $22.95 Pb, ISBN 9781583229330 Publish October 2010, 160 pages Seven Stories Press Current Affairs & Politics
Simon Reich, Director, Division of Global Affairs, Rutgers Newark.
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Reich casts aside the conventional formulations that emphasize the alternative importance of material (hard) or social (soft) power, of different kinds of actors, or of theory and practice. Instead, he offers a novel and comprehensive formulation that illustrates the alternative ways in which soft and hard power are systematically connected, how NGOs and states relate in a globalizing world, how emergent transnational challenges have rendered old policy options obsolete, and the implications for American choices in the 21st Century. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230241169 Publish October 2010, 224 pages Quantity Palgrave Macmillan Current Affairs & Politics
The British General Election of 2010
Imagining Arab Womanhood
Dennis Kavanagh, University of Liverpool, UK, and Philip Cowley, University of Nottingham, UK.
Amira Jarmakani, Georgia State University. Imagining Arab Womanhood examines orientalist images of Arab womanhood in the United States since the turn of the twentieth century, exploring, in particular, representations of belly dancers, harem girls, and veiled women. Through semiotic analysis, Jarmakani demonstrates that these images have functioned as nostalgic placeholders for pressing, yet unarticulated concerns about shifting spatial and temporal realities within the contexts of expansionism/modernization and imperialism/ late capitalism. $45.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230103306 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Palgrave Macmillan Current Affairs & Politics
The first behind the scenes account of the general election to hit the shelves, The British General Election of 2010 is a must-read for anyone wanting to know how the action unfolded - no matter what the result. Continuing a proud Palgrave Macmillan tradition, The British General Election of 2010 delivers thorough analysis and fascinating behind the scenes information on the most keenly anticipated and highly publicised general election since 1997. $65.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230521902 Publish October 2010, 320 pages Palgrave Macmillan Current Affairs & Politics
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The Indian Postcolonial
A Beginner’s Guide
A Critical Reader
Richard S. Grayson, University of London, UK.
Elleke Boehmer, University of Oxford, UK, and Rosinka Chaudhuri, University of Calcutta, India.
Parliament is reeling from the expenses scandal and an increasingly apathetic public can see no difference between Labour, Tory, and the Liberal Democrats. In British Politics: A Beginner’s Guide, Richard Grayson asks if the blame for this lies at Westminster, or if we actually get the politicians we deserve. Covering the structure of the British government, the Civil Service, political parties, the media, the EU, and the “special relationship”, this incisive introduction reveals the complex interactions that determine everything from the taxes the British pay to when they should put out the wheelie bin. $24.95 Pb, ISBN 9781851687688 Publish October 2010, 208 pages Quantity Oneworld Current Affairs & Politics
An invaluable resource for those working on postcolonial studies, Subaltern studies and Indian literature and culture, this critical reader brings together classic essays and newly commissioned pieces from leading experts in the field. Focussing on postcolonial issues through the lens of regional and cultural geography, the collection is divided into four comprehensive and thought-provoking sections on Literature, History, Politics and Culture. $69.95 Pb, ISBN 9780415567664 Publish October 2010, 320 pages Routledge Current Affairs & Politics Quantity
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P algrave S tudies in I nternational R elations
The Anti-American Manifesto
Current Affairs & Politics A Survey
Nicola Phillips, University of Manchester, and Catherine Weaver, LBJ School of Public Affairs.
Kai Wegerich, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, and Jeroen Warner.
The book gathers together a set of lively, provocative essays by leading voices in International Political Economy to debate the evolution of the field, its current state and its future directions. Prompted by recent commentaries on the existence of a ‘transatlantic divide’ in IPE between an ‘American school’ and a ‘British school’, the essays provide a wide-ranging discussion of whether it is useful to think of the field in these terms, what the ‘American’ and ‘British’ schools look like, what their achievements and shortcomings are, and what are the desirable future directions for IPE scholarship. $76.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415780575 Quantity Publish October 2010, 224 pages Routledge Current Affairs & Politics
This new title presents timely information covering the global politics of water. With the current threat of climate change and the increasing demand on water resources, this title will give an invaluable insight into an increasingly politicized topic. It provides an invaluable guide to politics surrounding the availability and provision of water on a worldwide scale and is the only guide to deal with the issues of water in politics in such detail. $66.00 Pb, ISBN 9781857435856 Publish October 2010, 320 pages Routledge Current Affairs & Politics Quantity
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Muslim Women of Power
A Seventh Man
Clinton Bennett, State University of New York.
John Berger is a prolific and award-winning author; Jean Mohr’s longstanding collaboration with John Berger has produced five books.
Five women have served as leaders of Muslim countries, namely Megawati Sukarnoputri (Vice President of Indonesia, 1991-2001 and President 2002-4), Benazir Bhutto (PM of Pakistan, 1988-90 and 1993-6), Sheikh Hasina (PM of Bangladesh, 1996-2001), Khaleda Zia (PM of Bangladesh, 1991-5 and 2001 to 2006) and Tansu Çiller (PM of Turkey, 1993-6). This is an extraordinary record and somewhat of a challenge to the widespread perception that Muslim women are oppressed. This study of the role of these five powerful Muslim women uses their life and work to explore relevant issues, such as the role of culture, gender in Islam and the nature of the Islamic state. $64.00 Pb, ISBN 9780826400871 Publish October 2010, 224 pages Quantity Continuum Current Affairs & Politics
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American-Iranian Relations since the Islamic Revolution
E uropa P olitics
Donette Murray, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
An A-Z glossary of terms specific to the subject provides an ideal background for those new to the subject. Entries are provided for all the major current conflicts world-wide. Major entries include: Angola, Baluchistan, Cyprus, East Timor, Kurdistan, Kashmir, Lebanon, Tibet, Sri Lanka and Taiwan. A section of maps is included, providing another level of analysis on a broad range of conflicts. A collection of essays written by a group of acknowledged experts provides in-depth comment on some of the more important aspects of conflict. $79.95 Pb, ISBN 9781857435818 Publish October 2010, 304 pages Routledge Current Affairs & Politics Quantity
US Foreign Policy and Iran is a study of US foreign policy decision-making in relation to Iran and its implications for Middle Eastern relations. It offers a new assessment of US-Iranian relations by exploring the rationale, effectiveness and consequences of American policy towards Iran from the aftermath of the 1979 Iranian Revolution to the present day. US Foreign Policy and Iran will be of interest to students of US foreign policy, Iran, Middle Eastern Politics and international security in general. $67.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415581394 Publish October 2010, 260 pages Routledge Quantity Current Affairs & Politics
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Politics of Terrorism
The Will to Resist
Soldiers Who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan
Andrew T .H. Tan
Dahr Jamail is an independent journalist who has covered the Middle East for more than four years.
Terrorism is increasingly at the forefront of political agendas. Events world-wide have led to an increased awareness and response to this global phenomenon. The focus of this volume is on examining the fundamental causes of alienation and rebellion that underlie the use of terrorism as an instrument of violence. This unique combination of analytically detailed essays with statistics and a glossary make this title a unique one-stop reference source as well as a training and education guide on the politics of terrorism world-wide. $79.95 Pb, ISBN 9781857435795 Publish October 2010, 288 pages Routledge Current Affairs & Politics Quantity
The U.S. project in Iraq has been condemned by a vibrant and vocal antiwar movement as illegal and unjust since before the invasion began. But how do the soldiers who carry out the occupation see the war? Dahr Jamail’s comprehensive study of the today’s military resisters sheds new light on the contours of dissent within the ranks of world’s most powerful military, documenting the fight for justice inside the belly of the beast. $24.95 Pb, ISBN 9781608460953 Publish October 2010, 240 pages Haymarket Books Quantity Current Affairs & Politics
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C ontemporary S ecurity S tudies
US Foreign Policy and Iran
A Survey Vassilis Fouskas, University of Stirling, UK.
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Why does the Western world look to migrant laborers to perform the most menial tasks? What compels people to leave their homes and accept this humiliating situation? In A Seventh Man, John Berger and Jean Mohr come to grip with what it is to be a migrant worker - the material circumstances and the inner experience - and, in doing so, reveal how the migrant is not so much on the margins of modern life, but absolutely central to it. First published in 1975, this finely wrought exploration remains as urgent as ever, presenting a mode of living that pervades the countries of the West and yet is excluded from much of its culture. $28.00 Pb, ISBN 9781844676491 Quantity Publish October 2010, 256 pages Verso Current Affairs & Politics
Politics of Conflict
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Politics of Water
Debating the Past, Present and Future
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Children of Fire
History of African Americans
Life and Death
Thomas C. Holt, University of Chicago.
Toby Thacker, Cardiff University, UK.
Ordinary people don’t experience history as it is taught by historians. They live across the convenient chronological divides we impose on the past. The same people who lived through the Civil War and the eradication of slavery also dealt with the hardships of Reconstruction, so why doe we almost always treat them seperately? In this groundbreaking new book, the renowned historian Thomas C. Holt challenges this form to tell the story of generations of African Americans through the lived experiences of the subjects themselves, with all of the nuances, ironies, contradictions, and complexities one might expect. $39.95 Hb, ISBN 9780809067138 Publish October 2010, 464 pages Quantity Henry Holt and Company Memoir
Joseph Goebbels was the most notorious demagogue of the twentieth century, and Hitler’s closest confidant. This book uses his complete diary from 1923-1945, only recently released from the Soviet Union, to present a challenging new interpretation of his life. It charts Goebbels’ rise from provincial obscurity in the Rhineland, through his emergence as the most dynamic speaker of the Nazi Party and the Gauleiter of Berlin in the 1920s, to his appointment as Hitler’s Propaganda Minister in 1933. $34.95 Pb, ISBN 9780230278660 Publish October 2010, 424 pages Palgrave Macmillan Biography Quantity
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Elizabeth Bishop and the New Yorker
Nazira Zeineddine al-Habibi
The Complete Correspondence
A Pioneer of Islamic Feminism
Elizabeth Bishop(1911-79) won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award.
Miriam Cooke, Duke University.
Elizabeth Bishop published the vast majority of her poems in the pages of The New Yorker, and her relationship with the magazine went back to 1933 and continued until her death in 1979. During forty years of correspondence, hundreds of letters passed between Bishop and her editors, Charles Pearce, Katharine White, and Howard Moss. Their correspondence provides an unparalleled look into Bishop’s writing process, the relationship between a poet and her editors, the internal workings of The New Yorker, and the process of publishing a poem. $49.95 Hb, ISBN 9780374281380 Publish October 2010, 560 pages Quantity Henry Holt and Company Memoir
In 1928, a young Lebanese woman, Nazira Zeineddine, wrote a book called Unveiling and Veiling, an indictment of patriarchal oppression in which she boldly stated that the veil was un-Islamic, directly challenging the teachings of “wiser” male scholars. Considered by many an attack on Islam, it rocked the Muslim world and was banned by many clerics, although it quickly went into a second edition and was translated into several languages. In this book, Miriam Cooke offers an intimate portrait of the life and work of this pioneering champion of Islamic feminism. $79.95 Hb, ISBN 9781851687695 Publish October 2010, 160 pages Oneworld Quantity Biography
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Flying Close to the Sun
Twelve Angry Men
My Life and Times as a Weatherman
True Stories of Being a Black Man in America Today
Cathy Wilkerson was active in the civil rights movement, SDS and the Weather Underground. In 1970, she, along with Kathy Boudin, survived an explosion in the basement of her parents’ townhouse that killed three Weathermen, forcing them underground. For the past twenty years she has worked as an educator.
Gregory S. Parks, United States Court of Appeals, and Matthew Hughey, Mississippi State University. When Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. was questioned by the police on the front porch of his home in an affluent section of Cambridge, many people across the country reacted with surprise and disbelief. But African American men from coast to coast experienced painful recognition; “Gatesgate” was merely the very public manifestation of a phenomenon many black men experience regularly. In Twelve Angry Men, a dozen eloquent authors tell their own personal versions of this story. $44.95 Hb, ISBN 9781595585387 Publish October 2010, 224 pages The New Press Quantity Memoir
Wilkerson’s compelling memoir of her political and personal awakenings, what it was really like as a woman in radical 60s movements, how she wound up building bombs in her parents’ basement, and her decision to speak out against violence. $29.95 Pb, ISBN 9781583229255 Publish October 2010, 432 pages Seven Stories Press Memoir Quantity
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White House Diary
39th President, 1977-1981
Jimmy Carter, the USA’s thirty-ninth president, received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002.
Julian E. Zelizer, Princeton University. A peanut farmer from Georgia, Jimmy Carter rose to national power through mastering the strategy of the maverick politician. As the face of the “New South,” Carter’s strongest support emanated from his ability to communicate directly to voters who were disaffected by corruption in politics. But running as an outsider was easier than governing as one, as Princeton historian Julian E. Zelizer shows in this examination of Carter’s presidency. $34.95 Pb, ISBN 9780805089578 Publish October 2010, 208 pages Henry Holt and Company Biography Quantity
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Each day during his presidency, Jimmy Carter made several entries in a private diary, recording his thoughts, impressions, delights, and frustrations. He offered unvarnished assessments of cabinet members, congressmen, and foreign leaders; he narrated the progress of secret negotiations such as those that led to the Camp David Accords. When his four-year term came to an end in early 1981, the diary amounted to more than five thousand pages. But this extraordinary document has never been made public -until now. By carefully selecting the most illuminating and relevant entries, Carter has provided us with an astonishingly intimate view of his presidency. $44.95 Hb, ISBN 9780374280994 Quantity Publish October 2010, 592 pages Palgrave Macmillan Memoir
Introducing the Calder Collection! Oneworld Publications and Alma Books are delighted to announce the launch of this new series, the Calder Collection, which aims to bring back into print some of the best classics titles published by John Calder over the past sixty years and add newly commissioned works from world literature. Just like the Oneworld Classics series, its mainstream counterpart launched three years ago, the Calder Collection's focus will be works in translation which are not currently available in the English market, but it will also actively commission or reprint works of Scottish interest, in a bid to reconnect the Calder name with its Scottish roots. The series will be developed using the new short-print-run and print-on-demand technologies. Terms of sale: These titles are print on demand. Firm sale applies. Trade customers are eligible for a 25% discount only. Each title ordered will incur a AUD$10 freight charge as they are delivered direct to you from the printer. Lives of Haydn, Mozart and Metastasio
Sydney Goodsir Smith (1915-75) was a major Scottish poet.
Mari-Henri Beyle (1783-1842), better known by his pen name Stendhal, is one of the foremost Romantic novelists.
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TRUE HISTORY LUCIUS OR THE ASS
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The Lives of Haydn, Mozart and Metastasio Stendhal’s first published work - owes its inspiration to the audacious pragmatism of its author. His most abiding passion in life was music, so why not write about it? Unfortunately, however, he knew next to nothing about it. So, calmly and without the slightest pang of conscience, he resolved to plunder the works of other writers - in particular those of the musicologist Giuseppe Carpani, who was annoyed and said so vociferously. The result of Stendhal’s unscrupulous plagiarim is one of the most fascinating literary enigmas of all time. How is it that what started as a blatant act of piracy evolved into a work of enduring genius? $49.95 Pb, ISBN 9780714543390 Publish October 2010, 408 pages Oneworld Classics Quantity
SEVEN EXPRESSIONIST PLAYS
The premature death of Sydney Goodsir Smith at the age of fifty-nine, while this volume of his Collected Poems was in production, deprived the world of one of the major personalities in twentieth-century British literature. The poems included in this volume, mostly written in Scots dialect - from ‘Skail Wind’, first published in 1941, to the moving poems of his maturity and the gentle, philosophical poems of his later years show us the journey of a man who understood the world only too well. Collected Poems contains everything that the author wished to preserve and be remembered for, as well as a personal introduction by Smith’s old friend and poet Hugh MacDiarmid. $45.00 Pb, ISBN 9780714543376 Publish October 2010, 228 pages Oneworld Classics Quantity
SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES, 1800-1900
ROME, NAPLES AND FLORENCE
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Art of Love
The British Spy Novel
The Fantastic Tales of Fitz-James O'Brien
Rome, Naples and Florence
Scottish Prose, 1550-1700
von Grimmelhausen, H.J.C. $49.95
The Supernatural Short Stories of Charles Dickens
The Supernatural Short Stories of Robert Louis Stevenson
Stevenson, Robert Louis
The Supernatural Short Stories of Walter Scott
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Palgrave Promotions Law
Law The Moral Law
Law and Irresponsibility
Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals
On the Legitimation of Human Suffering
Immanuel Kant In its short compass one of the greatest minds in the history of philosophy attempts to identify the fundamental principle ‘morality’ that governs human action. Supported by a clear introduction and detailed summary of the argument, this is not only an essential text for students but also the perfect introduction for any reader. $32.95 Pb, ISBN 9780415345477 2005, 176 pages Routledge
Scott Veitch, University of Glasgow, UK From the activities of states and citizens, to work, business and private relationships – it is understood that legal regulation plays a crucial role in defining and limiting responsibilities. But Law and Irresponsibility pursues the opposite view: it explores how law organises irresponsibility. This book analyzes the ways in which law legitimates human suffering by demonstrating how legal institutions operate as much to deflect responsibility for harms suffered as to acknowledge them. $73.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415442510 2007, 168 pages Quantity Routledge 9 780415 442510
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Human Rights in the Digital Age
The Case for Problem-Solving Justice Gary Berman and John Feinblatt Public confidence in American criminal courts is at an all-time low. Increasingly embraced by even the most hard-on-crime jurists, problem solving courts offer an effective alternative. These alternative courts reengineer the way everyday crime is addressed by focusing on the underlying problems that bring people into the criminal justice system to begin with. $45.00 Hb, ISBN 9781565849730 2005, 237 pages The New Press Quantity
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Arguing About Law
Aileen Kavanagh and John Oberdiek Arguing About Law covers a wide range of topics, from general jurisprudence, law, the state and the individual, to topics in normative legal theory, as well as the theoretical foundations of public and private law. Arguing About Law also includes both non-traditional selections, and discussion of timely topical issues like the legal dimension of the war on terror. $69.95 Pb, ISBN 9780415462426 2008, 632 pages Routledge Quantity
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Contemporary Human Rights Ideas Bertrand G. Ramcharan There is much contestation over rights in a globalizing, post 9/11 world, as human rights ideas come into contact with different cultures and with societies in varying stages of development. Written by a former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (2003-2004), this book is a much needed, short and accessible introduction to the key human rights concepts. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415774574 2008, 224 pages Routledge Quantity
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The Costs of War International Law, the UN, and World Order After Iraq
Richard Falk Richard Falk brings together some of his recent essays, published and unpublished, examining the impact that the Iraq War has had and will have on international law, human rights, and democracy. A new introduction provides an overview as well as a sense of the current context and reflects on the internal prospects for Iraq and on the logic of an early U.S. military and political withdrawal. $61.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415955096 2007, 216 pages Routledge Quantity
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Mathias Klang and Andrew Murray The digital age began in 1939 with the construction of the first digital computer. In the sixty-five years that have followed, the influence of digitisation on our everyday lives has grown steadily and today digital technology has a greater influence on our lives than at any time since its development. This book examines the role played by digital technology in both the exercise and suppression of human rights. $92.00 Pb ISBN 9781904385318 2004, 272 pages Routledge Quantity
The Geneva Conventions Under Assault
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Sarah Perrigo and Jim Whitman Outrages committed during violent conflict and as part of the ‘war on terror’ are not only an affront to human dignity -- they also violate the Geneva Conventions. This book examines recent high-profile cases of repeated and open abuse of the Conventions. The contributors explore why these and related violations of international humanitarian law cannot be viewed as anomalies, but must be regarded as part of a pattern which is set to undermine the Geneva Conventions as a whole. $59.95 Pb, ISBN 9780745329130 March 2010, 272 pages Quantity Pluto
War, Torture and Terrorism
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Rethinking the Rules of International Security Anthony F. Lang, Jr. and Amanda Russell Beattie This book seeks to demonstrate how rules not only guide a variety of practices within international politics but also contribute to the chaos and tension on the part of agents in light of the structures they sustain. Four central themes- practice, legitimacy, regulation, and responsibility- reflect different dimensions of a rule governed political order. $67.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415465229 2008, 232 pages Routledge Quantity
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Law: Key Concepts in Philosophy David Ingram The philosophy of law - inquiry into the origins, nature and theory of laws and legal principles, and those concepts that structure the practice of law - is of great importance in moral and political philosophy, as well as being a major area of philosophical concern in its own right. Clear, concise and comprehensive, this is the ideal introduction to the philosophy of law for those studying it for the first time. $39.95 Pb, ISBN 9780826478221 2006, 232 pages Quantity Continuum 9 780826 478221
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What's Affectin Climate Change Begins at Home
The Complete Guide to Climate Change
Dave Reay is a Research Fellow at Edinburgh University. Climate change is one of the greatest threats that humankind faces in the twenty-first century. The next hundred years could see coastlines and islands submerged, and a surge in heat waves, hurricanes, droughts, floods and therefore in pests, disease, famine and displacement. This book argues that while government and industry dither, we could all cut our personal greenhouse gas emissions by 60% - the level necessary to halt the current trend according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. $29.95 Pb, ISBN 9780230007543 2006, 224 pages Palgrave Macmillan Quantity 9 780230 007543
Brian Dawson For anyone trying to separate the fact from the fiction, The Complete Guide to Climate Change is an indispensable resource. Taking you through the A to Z of the key scientific, geographical and socio-political issues involved in the study of the environment and the implications of mankind’s effect upon it, topics covered include: Environmental Science - the Carbon Cycle and the ‘Greenhouse Gases’. $55.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415477901 2008, 448 pages Routledge
Fight Global Warming Now The Handbook for Taking Action in Your Community Bill McKibben A rapidly disappearing Arctic. The warmest winter on the East Coast in recorded history. The leading scientist at NASA warns that we have only ten years to reverse climate change; the British government’s report on global warming estimates that the financial impact will be greater than the Great Depression. Bill McKibben warns that it’s no longer time to debate global warming, it’s time to fight it. $21.00 Pb, ISBN 9780805087048 2008, 224 pages Quantity Henry Holt and Company 9 780805 087048
Small Guides to Big Issues Melanie Jarman The story of climate change is the story of all life on Earth. This book shows how the environmental challenges we face are leading to big changes in our lives. It shows how people are already making adaptations and adjusting to cope with climate change. Most importantly it suggests that, if we work together, we can still avert a climate crisis. $27.00 Pb, ISBN 9781420256048 2007, 193 pages Palgrave Macmillan Quantity
The No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change
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Dinyar Godrej is co-editor of the New Internationalist Instances of extreme weather are becoming more frequent and there is a greater awareness of the disproportionate effect climate change will have on poorer countries in the South. Each new scientific report on climate change makes increasingly alarming predictions about global warming. This guide looks at the latest findings, explores the options and explains why carbon emissions trading and nuclear power are not the answer. $19.95 Pb, ISBN 9781904456414 2007, 144 pages New Internationalist Quantity 9 781904 456414
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This Borrowed Earth
Lessons from the Fifteen Worst Environmental Disasters around the World Robert Emmet Hernan is senior counsel at the New York State Deptartment of Environmental Conservation, USA. Humanity has the potential to preserve the earth for future generations or cause irreparable harm. For the first time here, environmental lawyer and activist Robert Emmet Hernan provides a comprehensive, up-to-date treatment of what happened at fifteen environmental disasters in ten countries across the globe. $29.95 Pb, ISBN 9780230619838 February 2010, 256 pages Palgrave Macmillan Quantity
Out of the Energy Labyrinth
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David Howell and Carole Nakhle Is the mounting debate about climate change ignoring much more immediate dangers to world energy security? According to David Howell and Carole Nakhle there is a greener, cleaner and safer energy future ahead. In the struggle against global warming the acute and immediate threats to secure energy supplies tend to be pushed aside. The world’s ceaselessly growing thirst for energy - mostly in the form of oil, gas and coal - is depicted as the villain of the piece, the chief enemy of greater eventual climate security. Not so, say David Howell and Carole Nakhle. $25.00 Pb, ISBN 9781845115388 2007, 224 pages I.B. Tauris Publishers Quantity 9 781845 115388
The Ethics of Climate Change Right and Wrong in a Warming World James Garvey The debate about the existence of climate change seems finally at an end. We now have to decide what to do about it. Here, James Garvey argues that the ultimate rationale for action on climate change cannot be simply economic, political, scientific or social. Instead, climate change is largely a moral problem. What we should do about it depends on what matters to us and what we think is right. $29.95 Pb, ISBN 9780826497376 2008, 179 pages Continuum 9 780826 497376 Quantity
The Real Global Warming Disaster Christopher Booker This original book considers one of the most extraordinary scientific and political stories of our time: how in the 1980s a handful of scientists came to believe that mankind faced catastrophe from runaway global warming, and how today this has persuaded politicians to land us with what promises to be the biggest bill in history. Christopher Booker interweaves the science of global warming with that of its growing political consequences, showing how just when the politicians are threatening to change our Western way of life beyond recognition. $49.95 Hb, ISBN 9781441110527 October 2009, 368 pages Quantity 9 781441 110527 Continuum
Our 100-Million-Year-Old Ecosystem - and the Threats that Now Put It at Risk Michael Novacek Paleontologist Michael Novacek tells the story of our ecosystem and warns that humans are transforming it so drastically that it may not be habitable in the future. Discussing the evolutionary processes that led to the diversification of all life, he asserts that people who reject the theory of evolution impede efforts to preserve the ecosystem because they ignore the importance of biological diversity. $24.00 Pb, ISBN 9780374531416 2008, 480 pages Quantity 9 780374 531416 Henry Holt and Company
ng Our World... What to Eat
Global Food Economy
Marion Nestle is the most respected nutritionist in America today. Marion Nestle’s What to Eat has become the definitive guide to making healthy and informed choices about food. Praised as “radiant with maxims to live by” in The New York Times Book Review and “accessible, reliable and comprehensive” in The Washington Post. What to Eat is an indispensable resource, packed with important information and useful advice from the acclaimed nutritionist. $26.00 Pb, ISBN 9780865477384 2007, 624 pages Henry Holt and Company
Anthony Weis, University of Western Ontario, Canada. The modern food economy is a paradox. Surplus ‘food mountains’ sit alongside global malnutrition and the developed world subsidizes its own agriculture while pressurizing the developing world to liberalize at all costs. Export competition is increasingly aggressive whilst the reliance on imports in many countries has worrying implications for food security. This book sets out some answers to the ultimate question: how can we build an ecologically sustainable and humane system of food production and distribution? $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9781842777954 2007, 256 pages Quantity Zed Books 9 781842 777954
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The No-Nonsense Guide to World Food
Why Wine Matters
Wayne Roberts is a leading North American writer, activist, and practitioner in community food security. Covering fast food, organic food, junk food, institutional food, and more, this guide shows how “real food” has become increasingly scarce, with production and distribution increasingly dominated in the West by agribusiness. The guide goes on to present the alternatives that are emerging based on the concept of community food security. $22.00 Pb, ISBN 9781904456964 2008, 144 pages New Internationalist Quantity
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Walden Bello is a political activist and Professor of Sociology at Binghamton University and at the University of the Philippines in Manila. The hike in global food prices has pushed hundreds of millions more people into poverty, and sparked riots and protests in the Middle East, Africa and the Americas. Walden Bello, the leading writer and activist on the global South, provides a penetrating analysis of the various causes: not just the rise in energy costs, but also the IMF and WTO-led restructuring of the worldwide agricultural system. $22.00 Pb, ISBN 9781844673315 September 2009, 176 pages Verso Quantity 9 781844 673315
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Why the WTO Should Get out of Agriculture Peter M. Rosset, agro-ecologist and food rights activist. This book explains what is happening to the world’s agricultural systems and their farmers under the impact of neoliberal economics. What is at stake is the very future of our global food system and of each country’s agricultural and farming systems. The book explains what is happening to agriculture in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) negotiating context, and unravels the complex ways in which agriculture in the North is subsidized. $31.00 Pb, ISBN 9781842777558 2006, 194 pages Zed Books Quantity 9 781842 777558
Diet for a Dead Planet How the Food Industry Is Killing Us Christopher D. Cook Christopher Cook offers a nauseating recap of familiar charges: factory farming serves up pesticide-laden produce; the horrifying mills of high-density feedlots and hog and poultry sheds produce meat laced with hormones and antibiotics. Cook laments the destruction of family farms by a corporate “octopus” of agribusiness giants and parasitic middlemen who squeeze prices for farm products and inflate them for highly processed convenience foods on the store shelf. $45.00 Hb, ISBN 9781565848641 2005, 326 pages 9 781565 848641 Quantity New Press
Jonathan Nossiter Jonathan Nossiter, an acclaimed film director and former sommelier, had his first taste of wine from his parents’ fingertips in Paris at the age of three. For him, wine is “memory in its most liquid and dynamic form,” as essential an art form as cinema, literature, music, and painting. The American expatriate takes readers on a cheeky insider’s investigation of the mysteries of terroir, the historical sense of place that makes wine unique. $39.95 Hb, ISBN 9780374272579 October 2009, 272 pages Henry Holt and Company Quantity 9 780374 272579
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A Cultural History of East and West Jack Goody In Food and Love, Jack Goody surveys phenomena as diverse as the uniqueness of the European family, the development of romantic love, the evolution of national and regional cuisines, and the globalization of Chinese food, effortlessly incorporating fascinating examples ranging from Europe to Asia and Africa. Throughout the book, Goody shows that the ethnocentricity of much of Western scholarship has distorted not only the comprehension of the East but also of developments in Europe's past and present. $36.00 Pb, ISBN 9781844674381 April 2010, 320 pages Quantity 9 781844 674381 Verso
Global Food and Agricultural Institutions D. John Shaw This pioneering text brings together for the first time the global institutions on the front line of the campaign against hunger and poverty. The institutions examined in this book - the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the World Bank, the World Food Programme (WFP) and the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) - play important roles in achieving and maintaining world food security, which is essential for human existence, economic and social development and world peace. $53.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415445047 9 780415 445047 2008, 256 pages Quantity Routledge
Theology on the Menu Asceticism, Meat and Christian Diet David Grumett and Rachel Muers Food - what we eat, how much we eat, how it is produced and prepared, and its cultural and ecological significance- is an increasingly significant topic not only for scholars but for all of us. Theology on the Menu is the first systematic and historical assessment of Christian attitudes to food and its role in shaping Christian identity. $62.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415496834 March 2010, 224 pages Quantity Routledge 9 780415 496834
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Tariq Ali, author of The Obama Syndrome ($29.95 Hb, ISBN 9781844674497), Night of the Golden Butterfly ($35.00 Hb, ISBN 9781844676118) and Pirates of the Caribbean ($42.00 Hb, ISBN 9781844671021) will be visiting Australia in October to deliver the 2010 Edward Said Memorial Lecture at the University of Adelaide.
Untitled: Portraits of Australian Artists By Sonia Payes This huge richly illustrated publication provides sensitive, rare and enticing insights into the lives, works and unique studio environments of 60 significant artists. As artist Sonia Payes’ latest publication, it was timed to coincide with the 2007 Venice Biennale in which several of the book’s artists have represented Australia. It was received with enthusiasm in Venice and in London. Two years in their compilation, and requiring travel across Australia and overseas, around 700 images offer outstanding visual descriptions of how and where individual Australian artists live and what fires their imagination. Commentary on each artist is provided by a prominent author, of whom more than fifty have participated.
Tariq will also be making appearances in Sydney and Melbourne! Tariq is a writer and filmmaker and has written more than two dozen books on world history and politics, and seven novels (translated into over a dozen languages) as well as scripts for the stage and screen. He is also an editor of New Left Review and lives in London. Quantity
Key artists include; John Olsen, Rick Amor, Jeffrey Smart, Imants Tillers, Mike Parr and Shaun Gladwell. “Portraits reveal as much of the artist as they do the sitter, and Sonia Payes’ insightful and empathetic portraits indicate an artist in command of her medium and attuned to her subjects” – Professor Ted Snell $150.00 Hb, ISBN 9781876832285 Qty
Palgrave News! The Shadow of a Smile by Kachi A Ozumba ($22.00, ISBN 9781846880971) has been shortlisted for The Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize. The prize is awarded to a distinguished work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry, evoking the spirit of a place. Torn from his father and a loving sister, the young student Zuba is imprisoned for a crime he has not even thought about committing. His misfortune: to live in a world where corruption is rife and honest and law-abiding people are crushed by the wheels of a blind, unscrupulous bureaucracy. What seems at first to be an irksome judiciary misunderstanding gradually becomes a journey through the hell of Nigerian prisons. Only by showing the utmost daring and integrity will Zuba be able to regain his freedom. Funny, crude, poignant, Kachi Ozumba’s debut novel reveals the darker side of a country striving to consolidate democracy after years of dictatorship and tribal in-fighting. There is as much of The Shawshank Redemption in this story as there is Don Quixote, and lovers of Chinua Achebe, Ben Okri and J.M. Coetzee will also find much to delight and inspire them. Qty
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Moneyless Man By Mark Boyle “If someone told me seven years ago, in my final year of a business and economics degree, that I’d now be living without money, I’d have probably choked on my microwaved ready meal. The plan back then was to get a ‘good’ job, make as much money as possible, and buy the stuff that would show society I was successful... Ironically, I have found this year to be the happiest of my life. I’ve more friends in my community than ever, I haven’t been ill since I began, and I’ve never been fitter. I’ve found that friendship, not money, is real security. That most western poverty is spiritual. And that independence is really interdependence” – ABC Interview with Mark Boyle, April 2010 Quantity $25.95 Pb, ISBN 9781851687541
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Graphic Novel Acme Novelty Library #20
Chris Ware lives in Oak Park, Illinois, and is the author of Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth, which was recently selected as one of the hundred best books of the decade by the London Times. He is an irregular contributor to The New Yorker.
Classic Comics from 1963 - 64
The ACME Novelty Library #20 comprises a contributing chapter to cartoonist ChrisWare’s gradual accretion of the ongoing graphic novel experiment “Rusty Brown”. $38.00 Hb, ISBN 9781770460201 Publish October 2010, 72 pages Farrar Straus and Giroux Graphic Novel
This volume covers a peak period in Wright’s fourdecade career as he comes into his own as an iconic cartoonist capable of documenting middleclass suburban existence in all its minute joys and indignities. Packed with period details and loaded with charm, these collections of sublime wordless strips feature designs by the acclaimed cartoonist Seth and a brief introduction by the writer Brad Mackay. $27.00 Pb, ISBN 9781770460195 Publish October 2010, 112 pages Quantity Farrar Straus and Giroux Graphic Novel
Doug Wright (1917 - 1983) was a Canadian cartoonist whose weekly comic strip, Doug Wright’s Family, aka Nipper, ran for more than thirty-five years in magazines and newspapers across Canada and the United States.
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Guy Delisle spent a decade working in animation in Europe and Asia. In 2005-2006, he accompanied his wife, an administrator for Doctors Without Borders, on a fourteen-month posting in Burma. He is currently working on a graphic novel about a year spent in Jerusalem.
Seth is the cartoonist of such graphic novels as George Sprott; It’s a Good Life; If You Don’t Weaken; and Wimbledon Green.
From the author of Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea and Shenzhen: A Travelogue in China comes Burma Chronicles, an informative look at a country that uses concealment and isolation as social control. It is drawn with Guy Delisle’s minimal line, interspersed with wordless vignettes and moments of his distinctive slapstick humour. $27.00 Pb, ISBN 9781770460256 Publish October 2010, 272 pages Farrar Straus and Giroux Graphic Novel Quantity
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Palookaville #20 is the first volume of the seminal comic book series to be published in book form. The expansion into hardcover from pamphlet is a parallel that illustrates Seth’s growth into an award-winning cartoonist, book designer, hobbyist, editor, essayist, and installation artist. Seth’s first autobiographical comics since Palookaville #2 and #3 will be featured in #20. Using sketches, photographs, and an essay, the cartoonist explains why the need to conceptualize the fictional city in sculptures was a natural extension from comics storytelling, and how if he had his way, it would have stayed in his basement forever. $32.00 Hb, ISBN 9781770460188 Quantity Publish October 2010, 88 pages Farrar Straus and Giroux Graphic Novel
Denys Wortman’s New York
Cartoons from the 1930s and 1940s
The Near-sighted Monkey Book
Denys Wortman (1887-1954) took over the comic feature Metropolitan Movies in the pages of the New York World in 2934 and found his true passion.
Lynda Barry has worked as a painter, cartoonist, writer, illustrator, playwright, editor, commentator, and teacher, and found they are very much alike.
After cartoonist, educator, and editor James Sturm discovered the vintage book Mopey Dick and the Duke, he set off to find out more about the author, the deceased and unknown cartoonist Denys Wortman. The fact that Wortman’s luminary peers held him in the highest regard, coupled with his artistic prowess, makes his absence from both fine art and comics history puzzling. Denys Wortman’s New York is not only a tribute to Wortman; it is a tribute to New York, the city that sparked Wortman’s voracious creative output. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9781770460133 Publish October 2010, 288 pages Quantity Farrar Straus and Giroux Graphic Novel
Lynda Barry single-handedly created a literary genre all her own, the graphic memoir/how-to, otherwise known as the bestselling, the acclaimed, but most important, the adored and the inspirational What It Is. Now with Picture This, Barry asks: “Do you wish you could draw?” It features the return of Barry’s most beloved character, Marlys, and introduces a new one, the Near-sighted Monkey. Picture This is an inspirational, take-home extension of Barry’s traveling, continually sold-out, and sought-after workshop, “Writing the Unthinkable.” $48.00 Hb, ISBN 9781897299647 Publish October 2010, 204 pages Quantity Farrar Straus and Giroux Graphic Novel
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Make Me a Woman
Who Will Comfort Toffle?
Vanessa Davis is the author of Spaniel Rage. Her comics have appeared in Vice, The New York Times, and Tablet.
A Tale of Moomin Valley
Using her sweet but biting wit, Davis effortlessly carves out a wholly original and refreshing niche in two well-worn territories: autobio comics and the Jewish identity. Davis draws strips from her daily diary, centering on her youth, mother, relationships with men, and eventually her longtime boyfriend. Her intimacy, self-deprecation, and candor have deservedly earned her many accolades and awards. Her deft comedic touch, lush color, and immediacy will set Davis apart not only as one of the premier cartoonists, but as one of the leading humorists for her generation, too. $48.00 Hb, ISBN 9781770460218 Publish October 2010, 176 pages Quantity Farrar Straus and Giroux Graphic Novel
Tove Jansson (1914 - 2001) was born in Helsinki, Finland, and is the Hans Christian Anderson awardwinning author, cartoonist, painter, and creator of the Moomintrolls.
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Who Will Comfort Toffle? is the timeless, magical tale of the wistful wallflower, Toffle - too shy to speak to anyone and too fearful of the world he is watching from afar. Lonely and sad, Toffle runs away from home and watches the magical cast of Moomin Valley - Mymble, My, Snufkin, the merry whompses and the Fillyjonk - celebrate and enjoy life. This is an endearing, introspective story that will speak to readers of all ages-anyone who has ever needed a friend to pull them out of their shell. $27.00 Hb, ISBN 9781770460171 Publish October 2010, 24 pages Quantity Farrar Straus and Giroux Graphic Novel
The Red Book
The Magician of Lublin
Henri-Benjamin Constant (1767-1830) was a Swissborn nobleman, thinker, writer and French politician. His most famous work is Adolphe.
Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-91) was the author of many novels, stories, children’s books, and memoirs. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978.
Published posthumously, The Red Book is an autobiographical account of the youth of the author of the seminal Romantic novel Adolphe, relating Constant’s European travels and readings, as well as his first steps in society and romance. A spirited look at life and Romantic sensibilities on the eve of the nineteenth century, this narrative is a priceless document and a fine example of early autobiographical writing. $19.95 Pb, ISBN 9781847491640 Publish October 2010, 112 pages Oneworld Classics Fiction
Yasha Mazur is a Houdini-like performer whose skill has made him famous throughout eastern Poland. Half Jewish, half gentile, a freethinker who slips easily between worlds, Yasha has an observant Jewish wife, a gentile assistant who travels with him, and a mistress in every town. For Yasha is an escape artist, not only onstage but in life, a man who lives under the spell of his own hypnotic effect on women. Now, though, his exploits are catching up with him, and he is tempted to make one final escape - from his wife and her faith and their homeland. $24.00 Pb, ISBN 9780374532543 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Quantity Farrar Straus and Giroux Fiction
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We Always Treat Women Too Well
The Night of the Golden Butterfly
Raymond Queneau (1903-1976) was a poet, novelist, editor, scholar and mathematician.
Tariq Ali has written more than a dozen books on world history and politics, as well as scripts for the stage and screen.
Published originally as the purported French translation of a novel by fictional Irish writer Sally Mara, We Always Treat Women Too Well is set in Dublin during the 1916 Easter Rising and tells the story of the siege of a small post office by a group of rebels, who discover to their embarrassment that a female postal clerk, Gertie Girdle, is still in the lavatory some time after they have shot or expelled the rest of the staff. The events that follow are not for prudish readers, forming a scintillating, linguistically delightful and hilarious narrative. $19.95 Pb, ISBN 9781847491633 Publish October 2010, 164 pages Oneworld Classics Fiction Quantity
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City of Tranquil Light
The Other Crucifix
Bo Caldwell is the author of the national bestseller The Distant Land of My Father.
Benjamin Kwakye is author of The Clothes of Nakedness (1999 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book, Africa) and The Sun by Night (2006 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, Africa).
Will Kiehn is seemingly destined for life as a humble farmer in the Midwest when, having felt a call from God, he travels to the vast North China Plain in the early twentieth-century. There he is surprised by love and weds a strong and determined fellow missionary, Katherine. Told through Will and Katherine’s alternating viewpoints - and inspired by the lives of the author’s maternal grandparents - City of Tranquil Light is a tender and elegiac portrait of a young marriage set against the backdrop of the shifting face of a beautiful but torn nation. $39.95 Hb, ISBN 9780805092288 Publish October 2010, 304 pages Quantity Henry Holt and Company Fiction
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Praised as one of the most accomplished of a new generation of African novelists, Benjamin Kwakye establishes a powerful connection with the reader in his story of a young African man’s immigrant experience. The protagonist in The Other Crucifix immerses himself in American college life, a new life that alienates him in more ways than one from his native Africa. As the years pass, memories of Ghana fade until his uncle’s death in a coup d’état triggers a crucial reawakening. $29.95 Pb, ISBN 9780956240125 Publish October 2010, 220 pages Quantity Lynne Rienner Fiction
Sad Stories of the Death of Kings
Barry Gifford is the author of more than forty published works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
Paul Muldoon is the author of ten books of poetry, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Moy Sand and Gravel. In his eleventh full-length book, Muldoon reminds us that he is a traditional poet who is steadfastly at odds with tradition. If the poetic sequence is the main mode of Maggot, it certainly isn’t your father’s poetic sequence. Taking as a starting point W. B. Yeats’s remark that the only fit topics for a serious mood are “sex and the dead,” Muldoon finds unexpected ways of thinking and feeling about what it means to come to terms with the early twenty-first century. $39.95 Hb, ISBN 9780374200329 Publish October 2010, 144 pages Farrar Straus and Giroux Quantity Fiction
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Completing an epic panorama that began in fifteenth-century Moorish Spain, the latest novel moves between the cities of the twenty-first century, from Lahore to London, from Paris to Beijing. As the tale unravels we meet Jindie, the Golden Butterfly of the title, the narrator’s first love. Interwoven with this chronicle of contemporary life is the turbulent history of Jindie’s family. Her great forebear, Dù Wénxiù, led a Muslim rebellion in Yunnan in the nineteenth century and ruled the region from his capital Dali for almost a decade, as Sultan Suleiman. $22.95 Pb, ISBN 9781844676545 Publish October 2010, 288 pages Quantity Verso Fiction
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Roy is a lover of adventure movies, a budding writer, and a young man slowly coming of age without the benefit of a father. Surrounding him whether to support him or to drag him under - is the adult world of postwar Chicago, a city haunted by violence, poverty, and the redeeming power of imagination. At the center of it all is a boy learning to navigate the compromises, disillusionments and regrets that come with the territory of living. Mixing memoir and invention, the forty-one short stories in Barry Gifford’s first book for young adults bring a city-and a boy’s growing consciousness-to vivid, unflinching life. $34.95 Pb, ISBN 9781583229224 Publish October 2010, 208 pages Quantity Seven Stories Press Fiction
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O neworld C lassics
Birgit Meyer, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Celebrity Worship, Sexual Ecstasies, the Living Dead, and Other Signs of Religious Life in the United States
The central theme of this volume is the incorporation of newly accessible mass media into practices of religious mediation in a variety of settings, including Pentecostal-charismatic churches and Islamic movements, and the use of religious forms and images in the sphere of radio and cinema. Based on a long-term cooperation, the contributors examine the role of religion and media in the emergence and sustenance of new ‘aesthetic formations’ that appeal to the body and the senses, and generate new styles of binding and moods of belonging in our time. $45.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230622296 Publish October 2010, 288 pages Palgrave Quantity Society & Culture
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Gary Laderman, Emory University.
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Widely praised as a fascinating and important addition to religious and cultural studies, this book reveals the remarkable ways that religious practices permeate American cultural life. In a country where references to God are as normal as proclaiming love of country, support for the military, or security for the nation’s children, religion scholar Gary Laderman casts his eye over our deeply hidden spiritual landscape, questioning whether our conventional views even begin to capture the rich and strange diversity of religious life in America. $28.00 Pb, ISBN 9781595584847 Publish October 2010, 224 pages Quantity The New Press Society & Culture
Secularization and Its Discontents
Dr Rob Warner, University of Chester, Chester, UK.
Edited by Feminist Review Collective
Secularization and Its Discontents provides an illuminating overview of major current debates in the sociology of religion, exploring changing patterns of religious practice in the West during the past 150 years. Examining classical secularization theory as well as modified versions that allow for difference between national and social contexts, Rob Warner also explores the proposed post-secularization paradigm, as well as its close offshoot, rational choice theory. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9781441127853 Publish October 2010, 240 pages Continuum Society & Culture
The first issue of the 2010 volume (Issue 94) will feature some of the many high-quality submissions to the Journal, which have been accepted following rigorous peer-review. It brings together new feminist writing that intervenes in a range of current debates and issues. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230277854 Publish October 2010, 144 pages Palgrave Macmillan Society & Culture
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On the Button
The Substantial Significance of a Small Fashion Item
The Key Concepts
Nina Edwards is a freelance writer and an actor.
Religious Studies: The Key Concepts is an accessible, A-Z resource, defining and explaining key terms and ideas central to the study of religion. Exploring broad and recurring themes which are applicable in both eastern and western religions, cross-cultural examples are provided for each term to give a comprehensive overview of the subject. With cross referencing and further reading provided throughout, this book provides an inclusive map of the discipline, and is an essential reference for all students, academics and researchers. $45.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415487221 Publish October 2010, 368 pages Routledge Society & Culture Quantity
Carl Olson, Allegheny College.
This serious, surprising and entertaining exploration of the cultural history of the button with all its metaphorical and lexical suggestiveness, tells tales of a huge variety of the button’s forms and functions, its sometimes uncompromising glamour, its stronghold in fashion and literature, its association with crime and death, its tender call to nostalgia and the sentimental. There have been works addressed to the button collector and general cultural histories. Illustrated in black & white and colour, On the Button links the two, revealing why we are so attracted to buttons. $39.95 Hb, ISBN 9781848855847 Publish October 2010, 272 pages Quantity I.B.Tauris Publishers Society & Culture
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On Wings of Diesel
Trucks, Identity and Culture in Pakistan
The Key Concepts
Jamal J. Elias, University of Pennsylvania.
Graeme Chesters, Bradford University, UK, and Ian Welsh, Cardiff University, UK.
Illustrated with beautiful colour photos throughout, On Wings of Diesel takes us on a journey through the fascinating world of Pakistani truck decoration. Ornately adorned and considered as “moving art”, these trucks - veritable roving exhibitions - depict all aspects of life and support a highly developed artisanal industry. Examining designs and motifs, the cultural significance of the practice, and the motivations of truck owners, Jamal J. Elias provides a unique window on Pakistan’s complex society that addresses questions of culture and religion in an accessible and exciting way. $56.00 Hb, ISBN 9781851687497 Publish October 2010, 320 pages Oneworld Quantity Society & Culture
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This book provides an insightful, contemporary introduction to some of the frequently encountered terms and groups that are central to the study of collective action and social and political activism. Key American, European and global social movements are addressed, with each entry related to contemporary developments and emergent tendencies within the field. Including helpful references for further study, this concise and up-to-date guide is of relevance for those studying a range of disciplines, including sociology, politics, cultural studies and human geography. $45.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415431156 Publish October 2010, 240 pages Quantity Routledge Society & Culture
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Business & Economics Alleviating Poverty through Business Strategy
Charles Wankel, St. John’s University, USA.
Erik Banks is a senior risk advisor at the European universal bank UniCredit.
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Gendered Discourse in the Professional Workplace
How Superheroes Bring Brands to Life
Louise Mullany, University of Nottingham, UK.
Ian Buckingham is a leading author in the field of Branding and Marketing. A case-study based guide which showcases the individuals within organizations who nurture and sustain brands and bring them to life through their everyday performance. Critical enough to remain credible yet overwhelmingly positive, it is a charismatic illustration of how to achieve true brand engagement. $59.95 Hb, ISBN 9780230220324 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Palgrave Macmillan Business & Economics
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Coaching Women to Lead
Averil Leimon and François Moscovici are both Directors at White Water Strategies, a London based leadership consultancy; and Helen Goodier is a gender diversity specialist and communicator.
The Creative Edge of Difference
Coaching Women to Lead asks why, in the 21st century, there is still such a disparity in the number of women filling leadership roles, compared with men. It argues that a specific coaching approach for women is not only possible but required to support women throughout their corporate career. Using case studies and findings from the authors’ research, Coaching Women to Lead proposes defined areas for coaching women, and offers practical advice for coaches who wish to contribute to the development of excellent women leaders. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415491068 Publish October 2010, 272 pages Quantity Routledge Business & Economics
Linda Brimm is a Professor Emeritus of Organizational Behavior at INSEAD. As globalization creates the need for leaders who transcend national borders, this book provides an insider’s view of what makes them special. This is the first book to present a framework for understanding this fast-growing and influential group and it provides tools for readers to discover their own inner competitive edge. $59.95 Hb, ISBN 9780230230781 Publish October 2010, 272 pages Palgrave Macmillan Business & Economics
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Future Trends and Insights
How Colleges Are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids and What We Can Do about It
Colin Shaw is the Founding Partner of Beyond Philosophy and guru of Customer Experience Management; Qaalfa Dibeehi is Director of Thought Leadership with Beyond Philosophy; and Steven Walden is Beyond Philosophy’s Principal Consultant and Head of Research.
Andrew Hacker, Queens College, and Claudia Dreifus, The New York Times.
The quality of customer experience has become more important in recent times as businesses struggle to differentiate themselves. But what are the emerging trends that businesses should focus on today? The authors explore the growing trends that progressive businesses need to understand to give themselves a competitive advantage. $59.95 Hb, ISBN 9780230247819 Publish October 2010, 208 pages Palgrave Macmillan Quantity Business & Economics
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Renowned sociologist Andrew Hacker and New York Times writer Claudia Dreifus make an incisive case that the American way of higher education, now a $420 billion-per-year business, has lost sight of its primary mission: the education of young adults. Going behind the myths and mantras, they probe the true performance of the Ivy League, the baleful influence of tenure, an unhealthy reliance on parttime teachers, and the supersized bureaucracies which now have a life of their own. $39.95 Hb, ISBN 9780805087345 Publish October 2010, 288 pages Quantity Henry Holt and Company Business & Economics
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Gendered Discourse in the Professional Workplace aims to investigate the crucial role that gendered discourses play in perpetuating workplace gender inequalities. A range of interactional sociolinguistic data is analysed from ethnographic case studies of businesses in which women and men managers perform a range of stereotypical gendered speech styles when enacting their professional identities. These interactions are scrutinized as part of a broader interdisciplinary framework for analysis, which enables language, gender and power to be scrutinized at both local and global levels. $53.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230279681 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Quantity Palgrave Macmillan Business & Economics
S tudies in P rofessional and O rganizational D iscourse
Finance: The Basics is a clear and practical introduction to the world of finance, allowing the reader to grasp relevant financial concepts and apply them to daily activities and studies. This fully revised and updated edition captures the most important aspects of a changing financial landscape. Illustrated throughout with timely, real-world examples and case studies, it contains useful equations, statistics and suggestions for further reading. It is ideal for anyone looking for a straightforward but comprehensive guide to the key elements of finance. $29.95 Pb, ISBN 9780415573368 Publish October 2010, 288 pages Quantity Routledge Business & Economics
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There is a growing realization that business development is the most effective weapon in fighting world poverty. How the for-profit model can be harnessed to provide the poor with a share in the world’s prosperity is discussed through actual cases, and nested in innovative theories of business, social sciences, and philosophy. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230104044 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Palgrave Macmillan Business & Economics
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Business & Economics Human Resource Management
Leading the Charge
The Key Concepts
General Tony Zinni (Ret.) was commander in chief of CENTCOM and special envoy to the Middle East; Tony Koltz has co-authored with Tom Clancy.
Chris Rowley and Keith Jackson, both City University London. Human Resource Management: The Key Concepts is a concise, current and jargon-free guide that covers the main practices and theories that constitute human resource management (HRM). Fully cross-referenced and with suggestions for further reading, this book is a valuable reference for students and professionals seeking to understanding more about the what, why and how of HRM across a range of national, industrial and organisational contexts. $49.95 Pb, ISBN 9780415440431 Publish October 2010, 320 pages Routledge Business & Economics Quantity
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Identifying Hidden Needs
Creating Breakthrough Products
The End of the Age of Greed
Keith Goffin and Ursula Koners, both Cranfield School of Management, UK; and Fred Lemke, Alliant International University, USA.
Paul Mason is the economics editor of BBC Newsnight and has covered globalization and social justice stories from locations across the world.
Too many new products fail. New products which are hard to differentiate from existing products won’t capture the customer’s imagination. The failure is due to a poor understanding of customers’ needs. Companies need to take a radical approach to identifying customers’ real needs, and this book demonstrates innovative ways to achieve this. $59.95 Hb, ISBN 9780230219762 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Palgrave Macmillan Business & Economics
Covering the development of the crisis from the economic front line, Paul Mason explores the roots of the US and UK’s financial hubris, documenting the real-world causes and consequences from the Ford factory, to Wall Street, to the City of London. In this fully updated new edition, he recounts how the credit crunch became a full-blown financial crisis, and explores the impact of this development on capitalist ideology and politics. $25.00 Pb, ISBN 9781844676538 Publish October 2010, 192 pages Verso Business & Economics Quantity
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International Place Branding Yearbook 2010
Organizational Stress Management
Place Branding in the New Age of Innovation
Cary Cooper, Lancaster University, UK; Valerie Sutherland is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist; and Ashley Weinberg, University of Salford, UK.
A Strategic Approach
Frank Go, Erasmus University, The Netherlands, and Robert Govers, Consortium University of Leuven, Belgium.
Including practical advice on how to conduct a stress audit and how to target stress ‘hot spots’ within an organization, Organizational Stress Management provides a fresh strategic model for the manager concerned with the negative effects stress can have both on company performance and the quality of life of individuals at work. $59.95 Pb, ISBN 9780230203921 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Palgrave Macmillan Business & Economics
The Place Branding Yearbook 2010 examines the case for applying brand and marketing strategies and tactics to the economic, social, political and cultural development of places such as communities, villages, towns, cities, regions, countries, academic institutions and other locations to help them compete in the global, national and local markets. $69.95 Hb, ISBN 9780230279544 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Palgrave Macmillan Quantity Business & Economics
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Key Concepts in Innovation
When Managers Rebel
Hamsa Thota, Northwestern University, USA, and Zunaira Munir, Managing Director, Strategize Blue, San Diego, USA.
David Courpasson, EM-Lyon Business School, France, and Jean-Claude Thoenig, Université ParisDauphine, France.
A comprehensive glossary of the major terms and concepts that characterize innovation, covering specific areas such as product development, creativity, finance and policy. Making complex terminology clear, it is ideal for both students and practitioners in the field. $39.95 Pb, ISBN 9780230244627 Publish October 2010, 304 pages Palgrave Macmillan Business & Economics
This book is about rebellion, revolt and protest. Executive rebellion is a unique phenomenon, unlike any other. It is not always inevitable, and though it is often a result of a very negative situation, it can have positive results. In this unique book the authors demonstrate that when middle managers rebel, they aren’t just letting off steam, and that their acts of creative protest can even produce benefits for their companies. Rebellion sometimes pays off! $59.95 Hb, ISBN 9780230277861 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Palgrave Macmillan Business & Economics Quantity
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Examining the trends and crises that have reshaped our world, Leading the Charge demonstrates that tomorrow’s successful leaders will need to know how to create, operate, and thrive in fluid environments remarkably different from organizations of the past. Based on his extensive leadership experience at the highest levels of the military, diplomatic, and business worlds, General Zinni presents an incisive and compelling guide to decision-making, the use of power, the mastery of time and technology, the creation of a positive environment, and many other keys to the new world of leadership. $29.95 Pb, ISBN 9780230103313 Quantity Publish October 2010, 256 pages Palgrave Macmillan Business & Economics
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The Arts Anton Chekhov
Richard Roud (6 July 1929 - 13 February 1989) was an American Writer on Film and co-founder, with Amos Vogel, and a former Program Director and latterly Director of the New York Film Festival from 1963 to 1987.
Rose Whyman. Anton Chekhov offers a critical introduction to the plays and productions of this major canonical playwright. Emphasising his continued relevance, humour and mastery of the tragicomic, the author provides an insightful assessment of Chekhov’s life and work. Anton Chekhov provides the reader with a comprehensive and comparative study of the relationship between Chekhov’s life, career, ideological thought and view of art and analyzes, with reference to historical and recent productions, his continued appeal. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415411448 Publish October 2010, 240 pages Routledge The Arts Quantity
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A Long Hard Look at Psycho
Raymond Durgnat (1932-2002) was the author of many groundbreaking books about the cinema.
Eszter Szalczer, University at Albany, State University of New York.
In his introduction to the new edition, Henry K. Miller presents A Long Hard Look at Psycho as the culmination of Durgnat’s decades-long campaign to correct what he called film studies’ ‘Grand Error’, tracing the path of a project that began at the time of the film’s release, and which drew on Durgnat’s sense of kinship with its director, a fellow north-east Londoner. In the course of expounding Durgnat’s root-and-branch challenge to our inherited shibboleths about Hollywood cinema in general and Hitchcock in particular, Miller also describes the eclectic intellectual tradition to which Durgnat claimed allegiance. $39.95 Pb, ISBN 9781844573585 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Quantity Palgrave Macmillan The Arts
In this new volume, the author provides a critical introduction to August Strindberg’s vital contributions to theatrical modernism by placing his work in a wider cultural and interdisciplinary context. August Strindberg provides an essential and accessible insight into the playwright’s work on theatre culture beyond his own time and illustrates the relevance and significance of his work for our understanding of theatre today. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415414234 Publish October 2010, 224 pages Routledge The Arts Quantity
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Art and the City
Tom Milne was a leading British film Critic, contributing to Sight & Sound, the Monthly Film Bulletin, The Observer, The Financial Times and The Times during his career; Introduction by Geoff Andrew, Head of the Film Programme at BFI Southbank, UK.
Nicolas Whybrow, Warwick University. To Henri Lefebvre, the space and ‘lived everydayness’ of the city produces manifold possibilities of identification and realisation through often imperceptible interactions and practices. Art and the City takes this observation as its cue to examine the role of art against a backdrop of globally rising urban populations, taking into account the more recent performative and relational ‘turns’ of art that have sought, in their city settings, to identify a participating spectator - an implicated citizen. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9781845114657 Publish October 2010, 224 pages I.B.Tauris Publishers The Arts
Tom Milne’s classic study of the great ArmenianAmerican Director provides a film-by-film analysis of Mamoulian’s film-making career, from Applause (1929) to Silk Stockings (1957), by way of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1931) and Queen Christina (1933). This new edition includes an introduction by Geoff Andrew. $39.95 Pb, ISBN 9781844573523 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Palgrave Macmillan The Arts Quantity
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British Asian Theatre
Music, Film and Feeling
Dramaturgy, Process and Performance
Richard Dyer, King’s College, London, UK.
Dominic Hingorani, University of East London, UK.
The great Italian composer Nino Rota wrote some of the loveliest and most beloved of all film music, including The Godfather trilogy, Zeffirelli’s Shakespeares and Fellini’s masterpieces 8 1/2 and La Dolce Vita. Richard Dyer’s study of Rota’s life and work provides a detailed account of Rota’s aesthetic and of his unique genius. $39.95 Pb, ISBN 9781844572106 Publish October 2010, 232 pages Palgrave Macmillan The Arts
An introduction to British Asian theatre over the past 30 years. Hingorani explores and examines productions from major British Asian theatre companies (including Tara Arts, Tamasha, Kali Theatre), providing students with the theoretical tools and practical examples with which to study the performance practices of British Asian theatre. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230211391 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Palgrave Macmillan The Arts
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Richard Roud’s seminal study of the director JeanLuc Godard places the director in the context of modern European cinema, on which Godard’s work has been hugely influential, and considers Godard’s ‘political’ cinema, including the ferocious masterpiece Weekend. This new edition includes an introduction by Michael Temple. $39.95 Pb, ISBN 9781844573547 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Palgrave Macmillan The Arts
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Encyclopedia of American Gospel Music
Dr. William K. McNeil worked for the Smithsonian Institution and the Office of State History in Albany.
The text proposes original approaches to the creation and study of performance outside the auditorium. It suggests innovative strategies, methods and techniques for making theatre in various locations, and through examples, case studies and projects develops distinctive theoretical insights into the relationship of site and performance. $48.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230576711 Publish October 2010, 224 pages Palgrave Macmillan The Arts
Mike Pearson, Aberystwyth University, UK.
This is a comprehensive reference source covering all aspects of both African American and white gospel from history and performers to recording techniques and styles, as well as the influence of gospel on different musical genres and cultural trends. This work is a valuable reference for both scholars and the general reader. Organized alphabetically to facilitate searching, this encyclopedia also contains many reference tools to aid the user such as bibliographic and references at the end of entries, a thorough and analytical index, and black-and-white illustrations. $79.95 Pb, ISBN 9780415875691 Publish October 2010, 494 pages Quantity Routledge The Arts
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Instrumental Music Education
The Social Impact of the Arts
Teaching with the Musical and Practical in Harmony
An Intellectual History Eleonora Belfiore and Oliver Bennett, both University of Warwick, UK.
Evan Feldman, Ari Contzius, Mitchell Bryan Lutch. Instrumental Music Education is intended for music education majors studying to be band and orchestra directors at any level. It teaches how to develop musicianship in ensembles and optimize performance and will outfit directors with the practical solutions needed to manage a program. It covers ear training, rehearsal technique, and repertoire lists. Supplements include videos and recorded examples with ear training exercises. $69.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415992107 Publish October 2010, 352 pages Routledge The Arts Quantity
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An Introduction to Music Technology
Dan Hosken, California State University, Northridge.
Stardom and the Small Screen
An Introduction to Music Technology is a beginning to intermediate level textbook that provides a clear and concise overview of the essential elements of music technology for today’s musician. It is designed to provide music students with the background necessary to apply technology in their creating, teaching, and performing. This book focuses on five topics that underlie the hardware and software in use today: Sound, Audio, MIDI, Synthesis and Sampling, and Computer Notation and Computer-Assisted Instruction. $78.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415997294 Publish October 2010, 400 pages Routledge The Arts
Dr. James Bennett, London Metropolitan University, UK.
S haping I nquiry in C ulture , C ommunic ation and M edia S tudies
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Television Personalities: Stardom and the Small Screen examines how television personalities function as commodities, and also function ideologically, thus relating them to issues of class, national identity, sexuality, gender and social history. Television Personalities sets out a new way of considering televisual fame, arguing that it must be understood on its own terms, and establishing the television personality as a particular set of performers whose celebrity is constructed through discourses of ordinariness, authenticity and intimacy. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415481892 Publish October 2010, 240 pages Quantity Routledge The Arts
The Politics of Reality Television
Steven T. Brown, University of Oregon.
Marwan M. Kraidy and Katherine Sender, both University of Pennsylvania.
Engaging some of the most ground-breaking and thought-provoking anime, manga, and science fiction films,Tokyo Cyberpunk offers insightful analysis of Japanese visual culture. Steven T. Brown draws new conclusions about electronically mediated forms of social interaction, as well as specific Japanese socioeconomic issues, all in the context of globalization and advanced capitalism. Penetrating and nuanced, this book makes a major contribution to the debate about what it means to be human in a posthuman world. $43.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230103603 Publish October 2010, 272 pages Palgrave Macmillan The Arts
The Politics of Reality Television proposes ways in which we can think through the international dimensions of reality television in the context of highly mobile media, politics, and publics. It offers a global, comparative examination of reality television alongside empirical research about the genre, its producers and consumers. This book will be of interest to undergraduate and postgraduate students on a range of Media and Television Studies courses, particularly those on the globalisation of television and media, and reality television. $62.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415588256 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Routledge Quantity The Arts
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The Social Impact of the Arts offers an intellectual history of claims made over time for the value, function and impact of the arts in Western societies. With chapters on corruption, catharsis, education and ‘art for art’s sake’, as well as number of other key themes, the book examines the many different ways in which writers have attempted to articulate the social impact of the arts. It also relates contemporary policy debates to a history of ideas, making a timely contribution to public debate about the value of the arts in modern societies. $53.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230273511 Publish October 2010, 248 pages Quantity Palgrave Macmillan The Arts
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Literature & Language Bronte’s Jane Eyre
Zoe Brennan, University of the West of England, UK.
James C. McKusick, University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
R eader ' s G uides
Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre is one of the most famous literay works of the nineteenth century and has inspired generations of students. This concise but comprehensive guide to the text introduces its contexts, language, reception and adaptation from its first publication to the present. It includes points for discussion, suggestions for further study and an annotated guide to relevant reading. $35.00 Pb, ISBN 9781847062611 Publish October 2010, 176 pages Continuum Literature
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This book describes the emergence of ecological understanding among the English Romantic poets, arguing that this new holistic paradigm offered a conceptual and ideological basis for American environmentalism. Coleridge, Wordsworth, Blake, John Clare, and Mary Shelley all contributed to the fundamental ideas and core values of the modern environmental movement; their vital influence was openly acknowledged by Emerson, Thoreau, John Muir, and Mary Austin. By revealing hitherto unsuspected links between English and American nature writers, this book elucidates the Romantic origins of American environmentalism. $39.95 Pb, ISBN 9780230105614 Publish October 2010, 272 pages Quantity Palgrave Macmillan Literature
William Wordsworth’s Poetry
Daniel Robinson, Widener University, USA.
Critical Discourse and Contested Identities
This Reader’s Guide provides an overview of Wordsworth’s career, which began in obscurity, persisted through ridicule, and culminated finally in popular success and acclaim. It introduces readers to the literary, philosophical, and political contexts crucial to understanding Wordsworth’s poetry, offering fresh approaches for reading his most important poems in light of recent developments in literary studies while also spotlighting traditional ones. This guide explores the reasons why Wordsworth continues to be the leading figure of British Romantic literature. It is an indispensable guide to studying Wordsworth’s poetry, language, contexts and criticism. $35.00 Pb, ISBN 9781441145871 Publish October 2010, 160 pages Quantity Continuum Literature
Carmen Rosa Caldas-Coulthard, University of Birmingham, UK, and Rick Iedema, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.
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In this book, international scholars from diverse disciplines come together to focus on the rising pressures on contemporary identity and on how people are increasingly crossing the borders that traditionally define self, space, learning and work. Particular attention is paid to occasions where our identity accomplishment comes under threat, or fails - the troubles that emerge during people’s identity constructions and enactments as they face, or try to explain, rising personal, social, cultural and organizational uncertainties. $49.95 Pb, ISBN 9780230279742 Publish October 2010, 312 pages Quantity Palgrave Macmillan Literature
Key Concepts in Creative Writing
A Literary Guide to Turkey
Matthew Morrison, University of Westminster. UK.
Richard Stoneman, Exeter University.
A comprehensive writers’ guide to the terminology used across the creative writing industries and in the major literary movements. Packed with practical tips for honing writing skills and identifying opportunities for publication and production, it also explains the workings of publishing houses, literary agencies and producing theatres. $39.95 Pb, ISBN 9780230205550 Publish October 2010, 224 pages Palgrave Macmillan Literature
Across the Hellespont describes in lively detail the remarkable literature which Turkey has inspired for two millennia. At a time when Turkey’s position on the fringe may be set to change to a deeper involvement in Europe, the need for Europeans to understand the country is even more compelling. The range of travel writing represented in this book shows how, while political circumstances may change, the lure of Turkey remains constant. $34.00 Pb, ISBN 9781848854222 Publish October 2010, 264 pages I.B.Tauris Publishers Literature
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Key Concepts in Romantic Literature
Jane Moore, Cardiff University, UK.
Neil Croally and Roy Hyde.
An accessible and easy-to-use scholarly guide to the literature, concepts and debates of the turbulent Romantic era. Aimed at both the undergraduate student and more experienced readers who seek a compact yet comprehensive up-to-date account of the poetry, drama and novels that characterised the Romantic period. $39.95 Pb, ISBN 9781403948892 Publish October 2010, 224 pages Palgrave Macmillan Literature
Classical Literature: An Introduction provides a series of essays on the essential aspects of Greek and Latin literature. In conjunction with contextualizing introductions, the material is presented chronologically, by genre and, where appropriate, by author. The book ranges from Homer to the Roman Empire and includes a chronology of ancient literature, maps, lists of Greek and Roman authors and suggestions for further reading. The collection will be essential for students and others who want a structured and informative introduction to the literature of the classical world. $59.95 Pb, ISBN 9780415468138 Publish October 2010, 320 pages Quantity Routledge Literature
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P algrave K ey C oncepts
Across The Hellespont
Phantoms of War in Contemporary German Literature, Films and Discourse
Writing Rape, Writing Women in Early Modern England
The Politics of Memory
Jocelyn Catty, St. George’s Hospital Medical School, London.
Anne Fuchs, University College Dublin, Ireland.
Jocelyn Catty draws on a wide range of texts from fiction, poetry and drama, by male and female writers, canonical and non-canonical, to reveal the significance of rape in the portrayal of genderrelations. An understanding of the ways in which the gender-relations represented in these texts exploit the subject of rape is also used to illuminate the issues of sexual and discursive autonomy which figure largely in women’s texts of the period. $56.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230247734 Publish October 2010, 288 pages Palgrave Macmillan Quantity Literature
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Adam Hansen, Northumbria University, UK.
An Essential Grammar
In the first book of its kind, Adam Hansen shows what happens to Shakespeare when he exists in and becomes popular music, in all its diverse and glorious forms. Exploring these interactions reveals as much about the functions of the diverse genres of popular music as it does about Shakespeare as a global cultural form. Discussing a wide range of examples in a critically-informed but lively and accessible style, this book brings something new to Shakespeare and popular music, capturing the excitement and energy of both for its readers. $49.95 Pb, ISBN 9781441126986 Publish October 2010, 160 pages Continuum Literature
Gerald Nelson, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. English: An Essential Grammar is a concise and user-friendly guide to the grammar of modern English, written specifically for native speakers and based on genuine samples of contemporary spoken and written English. In four chapters, the book covers the essentials of English grammar, begining with the basics and going on to deal with phrase, clause and sentence structure. A fifth chapter deals with English word formation and spelling, including problem spellings and British and American spelling variants. $69.95 Pb, ISBN 9780415582964 Publish October 2010, 352 pages Routledge Quantity Language
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Shakespeare and Popular Music
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Teaching African American Women’s Writing
Gina Wisker, University of Brighton, UK.
Susan J. Behrens, Marymount Manhattan College.
African American women’s writing is taught worldwide. It has the ability to engage readers with values, emotions, history, rights, and issues to do with choice of form of expression, from realism and life writing to fantasy. This book engages with topical and experience-based practices of the teaching of African American women’s writing worldwide. It includes invaluable essays on Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Sonia Sanchez, among others, and considers their appreciation in context in the US, UK, Australasia and the Caribbean, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. $54.00 Pb, ISBN 9780230003484 Publish October 2010, 232 pages Palgrave Macmillan Quantity Literature
If you’ve ever wanted a quick and easy guide to verbs and adverbs, commas and apostrophes, clauses and prepositions, then this is a must-have book for you. Using examples from everyday speech and writing, this handy book “cracks the code” of off-putting grammatical jargon so that readers can enjoy learning how to think and talk about grammar. With practice exercises, a glossary, and suggestions for further reading, Grammar: A Pocket Guide is the perfect foundation for anyone wanting to improve his or her writing and communication. $28.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415493598 Publish October 2010, 192 pages Routledge Quantity Language
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Wit and Wisdom of G K Chesterton
Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar Workbook
Bevis Hillier is an author, journalist and reviewer.
John Whitlam is a freelance writer, university lecturer and lexicographer based in Rio de Janeiro.
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Modern Brazilian Portuguese Grammar Workbook is an innovative book of exercises and language tasks for all learners of Brazilian Portuguese. The book is divided into two sections: Part A provides exercises based on essential grammatical structures; Part B practises everyday functions (e.g making social contact, asking questions and expressing needs).A comprehensive answer key at the back of the book enables you to check on your progress.Modern Brazilian Grammar Workbook is ideal for all learners who have a basic knowledge of Brazilian Portuguese. $53.00 Pb, ISBN 9780415566469 Publish October 2010, 168 pages Quantity Routledge Language
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G K Chesterton was a consummately witty man. Bevis Hillier draws on his most humorous epigrams and more serious extracts not only from his most popular works, the Father Brown stories, but his contributions to the Illustrated London News, GK’s Weekly and his numerous novels, poetry, essays and tracts on a vast array of subjects. These pieces shine a light into the margins of Chesterton’s work and give a sense of the distinctive flavour of his mind. $39.95 Hb, ISBN 9781441179586 Publish October 2010, 256 pages Continuum Literature
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Fifteen years after unification contemporary German discourse is witnessing an upsurge of family stories about the long afterlife of the National Socialist era. Exploring this rediscovery of family origins and traditions, Phantoms of War in Contemporary German Literature, Films and Discourse examines and tests the fashionable concepts of generation and genealogy. The author develops an original theory of family narratives, a category situated at the intersection of public and private discourse. $55.95 Pb, ISBN 9780230279650 Quantity Publish October 2010, 272 pages Palgrave Macmillan Literature
E arly M odern L iterature H istory
N ew P erspectives in G erman P olitic al S tudies
Literature & Language
Health & Lifestyle
Science & Environment
Cooking with Wholegrains
How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog
In 1946, Vrest Orton and Mildred Ellen Orton opened the Vermont Country Store in Weston. Today their son, Lyman, runs the store and a greatly expanded version of their original catalog.
Chad Orzel, Union College.
This short, charming little primer in wholegrain cookery was first published in 1947 - long before healthy eating was a national obsession. Reprinted numerous times, it became a pioneer cookbook: one of the first to reintroduce the joys of wholegrain recipes to the American home cook. Today, a new audience of readers is discovering that wholegrains are not only healthy, but tasty and comforting as well. Cooking with Wholegrains is sure to find a place in every natural-food kitchen. $19.95 Pb, ISBN 9780374532611 Publish October 2010, 80 pages Farrar Straus and Giroux Quantity Health & Lifestyle
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How to Win at Russian Roulette
Thomas Byrne is a fledgling genius and straight out of school, and Tom Cassidy is a writer, former teacher, and entrepreneur.
A Beginner’s Guide
From FeelGoodButtGone, the antidepressant diet-pill popular among big-boned housewives, to arch criminals masterminding the theft of Wales, Cassidy and Byrne serve up a wonderfully weird compendium of crazed conundrums and puzzles. Featuring a storyline involving celebrities and James Bond-style villains, it contains detailed clues and answers to help you progress on your way. With puzzles ranging from the almost painless to the mind-bogglingly difficult, this book will hone your brain into a finely tuned instrument of unstoppable logic. $22.95 Pb, ISBN 9781851687787 Publish October 2010, 160 pages Quantity Oneworld Health & Lifestyle
Dr Rosaly Lopes is a principal scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and Lead Scientist for Geophysics and Planetary Geosciences. As one of the most fascinating and volatile forces on earth, volcanoes have long been the subject of worship, fear, and study. With the aid of famous ‘case histories’ Lopes provides a unique background to volcanoes, what they are, why they form, and how they erupt. From the Sunset Crater in Arizona and Krakatau in Indonesia, to the exotic volcanoes of the outer solar system, this guide illustrates the dangers of volcanoes and their importance in shaping the world around us. $24.95 Pb, ISBN 9781851687251 Publish October 2010, 208 pages Oneworld Quantity Science & Environment
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What Environmentalists Need to Know about Economics
Daniel Siegel is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA.
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The extraordinary stories in this book demonstrate how neuroplasticity - the remarkable science behind the brain’s capacity to alter its very structure - has revolutionised the face of neuroscience. With the brain able to adapt and heal, potential applications and benefits in the field of psychotherapy were legion. The only remaining question was how to use it. After years of stuffy and clinical practice, mental health pioneer Dr Dan Siegel shows how his concept of mindsight harnesses neuroplasticity and shows how we can use it in our own lives to help us master our emotions, heal our relationships, and reach our fullest potential. $34.95 Pb, ISBN 9781851687619 Quantity Publish October 2010, 336 pages Oneworld Health & Lifestyle
Jason Scorse, Monterey Institute of International Studies. Provides a conceptual set of tools for how to approach environmental issues in a rigorous and thoughtful manner, based on an analysis of incentives, property rights, market failure, supply and demand constraints, and insights from behavioral economics. Easy-to-read and filled with real-world examples of the most complex environmental challenges, this book demonstrates that sound economic analysis and reasoning can be one of the environmental community’s strongest allies. $44.95 Pb, ISBN 9780230107311 Publish October 2010, 240 pages Palgrave Macmillan Quantity Science & Environment
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Sorry, I’m British!
When Oil Peaked
Ben Crystal has worked in tv, film, and theatre; Adam Russ is an actor and writer; and Ed McLachlan’s cartoons and illustrations have graced a host of newspapers, magazines, books, greetings cards, calendars, and films.
Kenneth S. Deffeyes, Princeton University.
Packed with facts and razor-sharp observations, Sorry, I’m British! is hilarious and informative in equal measure. From small-talk to superiority, from the famous stiff upper lip to the infamous football hooliganism, this book will take you through the sometimes sarcastic, often poetic, generally polite, never boastful, but universally proud realm of all that’s British. With illustrations from the legendary British cartoonist Ed McLachlan, this is the perfect book for a nation that loves to laugh at itself. $29.95 Hb, ISBN 9781851687763 Publish October 2010, 224 pages Quantity Oneworld Health & Lifestyle
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In two earlier books, Hubbert’s Peak (2001) and Beyond Oil (2005), the geologist Kenneth S. Deffeyes laid out his rationale for concluding that world oil production would continue to follow a bell-shaped curve, with the smoothed-out peak somewhere in the middle of the first decade of this millennium. In When Oil Peaked, he revisits his original forecasts, examines the arguments that were made both for and against them, adds some new supporting material to his overall case, and applies the same mode of analysis to a number of other finite gifts from the Earth: mineral resources that may be also in shorter supply than “flat-Earth” prognosticators would have us believe. $34.95 Pb, ISBN 9780809094714 Publish October 2010, 176 pages Quantity Farrar Straus and Giroux Science & Environment
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In this fresh and informative book, Chad Orzel and Emmy find a new way to discuss the key theories of Quantum Physics and its fascinating history. From quarks and gluons to Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, this is the perfect introduction to the laws which govern the universe. Each section combines everyday examples with easy-to-understand explanations, and makes quantum physics so simple, that anyone can understand it. Clear-sighted and consistently informative, How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog is a uniquely entertaining way to unlock the secrets of the universe. $22.95 Pb, ISBN 9781851687794 Publish October 2010, 288 pages Quantity Oneworld Science & Environment