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SUBJECT INDEX AMERICAN HISTORY

8–10

ARCHAEOLOGY & ANTHROPOLOGY ART & PHOTOGRAPHY BIOGRAPHY

20, 37–38 7, 17

5, 8, 10, 12–13, 36

FILM HISTORY

15

LATIN AMERICA

19, 35–37

LITERARY CRITICISM

11, 27–35

MEDIEVAL STUDIES MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES

29–34 6, 21–26

MUSIC 12–14 POETRY 6 POLITICAL SCIENCE

7, 18–19

SPACE 2–4 TRAVEL 16

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The History of Human Space Flight TED SPITZMILLER

• The complete story of manned space flight. • Highlights men and women across the globe who have dedicated themselves to pushing the limits of space exploration.

SPACE March 2017 648 pp. | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 198 b/w illus., 3 tables ISBN 978-0-8130-5427-8 Cloth $39.95

• Covers invention of hot air balloons, lifting gasses, rocket societies, engineering and space medicine advances, the space race, triumphs and tragedies, the development of the International Space Station, NASA’s interest in Mars and asteroids, and China’s emergence as a major player in the space arena. T E D S P I T Z M I L L E R , retired from the Los Alamos National Laboratory, is a pilot and flight instructor. He is the author of many books, including the two-volume work Astronautics.

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Waiting for Contact The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence L AW R E N C E S Q U E R I

Why do we pursue the quest for alien life? • Tells the story of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) movement, which emerged in 1959 as began using radio telescopes to listen for messages from space. • Discusses how Frank Drake, Philip Morrison, and Carl Sagan, supported the movement.

SPACE

• Also describes the challenges SETI has faced over the years as they struggle to be taken seriously by the scientific community.

September 2016 248 pp. | 6 x 9 ISBN 978-0-8130-6214-3 Cloth $26.95

L AW R E N C E S Q U E R I is professor emeritus of history at East Stroudsburg University.

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Willy Ley Prophet of the Space Age JARED S. BUSS

• The first biography of GermanAmerican science popularizer Willy Ley, this book traces the writer’s rise to prominence and eventual loss of prestige as intellectuals like Wernher von Braun became influential. • Willy Ley was credited as the first historian of spaceflight and was perhaps the most important advocate of the American Space Age. SPACE August 2017 336 pp. | 6 x 9 | 10 b/w photos ISBN 978-0-8130-5443-8 Cloth $34.95

• Tells why Ley fled Germany during the Nazi regime to build his career as America’s foremost expert on rockets, missiles, and space travel. J A R E D S . B U S S is adjunct professor

of history at Oklahoma City Community College.

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Life of the Party The Remarkable Story of How Brownie Wise Built, and Lost, a Tupperware Party Empire BOB KEALING

• The definitive portrait of Brownie Wise, a plucky businesswoman who divorced her alcoholic husband, started her own successful business, and eventually popularized the “Tupperware Party” that made Tupperware succeed. • Tells how, at the height of Wise’s success, Earl Tupper fired her under mysterious circumstances, wrote her out of Tupperware’s success story, and left her with a pittance. • Originally published as Tupperware Unsealed.

September 2016 320 pp. | 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 ISBN 978-1-1019-0365-0 Cloth $26.00 Translation rights available only; Korean rights unavailable

B O B K E A L I N G , a five-time Emmy award–winning reporter, is the author of Calling Me Home: Gram Parsons and the Roots of Country Rock, Kerouac in Florida: Where the Road Ends, and Elvis Ignited: The Rise of an Icon in Florida.

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E-mails from Scheherazad MOHJA KAHF

“Astutely considers the myriad conundrums and frustrations of women’s lives in general and Muslim women in particular.” —Booklist “Draws sharp, funny, earthy portraits of the fault line separating Muslim women from their Western counterparts.”—New York Times

POETRY/MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES April 2003 128 pp. | 6 x 9 ISBN 978-0-8130-2621-3 Paper $14.95 Italian rights unavailable

• Kahf’s poems describe the experiences of Arab-American immigrants. • She speaks not only to important issues of ethnicity, gender, and religious diversity in America, but also to universal human themes of family and kinship, friendship, and the search for a place to pray. M O H J A K A H F is associate professor of comparative literature at the University of Arkansas.

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Art and Journals on the Political Front, 1910–1940 EDITED BY VIRGINIA H A G E L S T E I N M A R Q UA R DT

• Focusing on the period from the years just prior to World War I to the onset of World War II, this volume investigates the nexus of art, avant-garde thought, and politics as it appears in (explicitly or implicitly) partisan journals. • The art and journals in question helped politicize the artistic avant-garde in Italy, Russia, Hungary, Germany, Spain, the United States, Mexico, and France. V I R G I N I A H AG E L S T E I N M A R Q UA R DT is coeditor of The

Avant-Garde Frontier: Russia Meets the West, 1910-1930 (UPF, 1992) and editor of Survivor from a Dead Age: The Memoirs of Louis Lozowick (1997).

POLITICAL SCIENCE/ART December 1997 336 pp. | 6 x 9 | 101 b&w photos | 8 color plates ISBN 978-0-8130-1535-4 Cloth $59.95 Turkish rights unavailable

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Captain “Hell Roaring” Mike Healy From American Slave to Arctic Hero DENNIS L. NOBLE AND TRUMAN R. STROBRIDGE

One of the Coast Guard’s great heroes and the secret he kept hidden

BIOGRAPHY/AMERICAN HISTORY September 2009 352 pp. | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 17 b&w photos | 3 maps ISBN 978-0-8130-5485-8 Paper $26.95 Motion picture rights optioned

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• In the late 1880s, Healy arrested lawbreakers, stopped mutinies aboard merchant ships, fought the smuggling of illegal liquor and firearms, and rescued shipwrecked sailors as a Coast Guard captain. • A New York newspaper once declared him the “most famous man in America.” • Nearly a century later, the U.S. Coast Guard discovered Healy was born a slave in Georgia. D E N N I S L . N O B L E retired from the U.S. Coast Guard as a senior chief petty officer and is the author of Rescue of the Gale Runner. T R U M A N R . S T R O B R I D G E ’s many positions in the federal government included command historian of the joint-service Alaska Command and also the U.S. Army, Alaska, and he has coauthored two books with Noble.

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The Black Seminoles History of a FreedomSeeking People K E N N E T H W. P O R T E R , E D I T E D B Y A LC I O N E M . A M O S A N D T H O M A S P. S E N T E R

“This fascinating story chronicles the lives of fugitive slaves who aligned themselves with Seminole Indians in Florida beginning in the early 1800s, fought with them in the Second Seminole War, and were removed, along with them to Indian Territory, where they struggled to remain free.” —Library Journal K E N N E T H W. P O R T E R , former profes-

sor of history at the University of Oregon, began researching Black Seminole history in the 1930s. When he died in 1981, he was still editing the 700 pages of his life’s work. Originally published in 1996, his book remains the definitive work on the subject.

AMERICAN HISTORY May 2013 328 pp. | 6 x 9 41 b&w photos | Map ISBN 978-0-8130-4488-0 Paper $19.95 Motion picture rights optioned; Book club rights unavailable

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Jackie Cochran Pilot in the Fastest Lane DORIS L. RICH

• The first extensive critical biography of Jacqueline “Jackie” Cochran, America’s greatest woman pilot. • Cochran was the first woman to break the sound barrier, first woman to fly a bomber across the Atlantic, possessor of more than 200 aviation records, and the commander of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) during World War II. BIOGRAPHY/AMERICAN HISTORY April 2007 288 pp. | 6 x 9 29 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-8130-3506-2 Paper $24.95

D O R I S R I C H is a journalist and author of Amelia Earhart: A Biography, Queen Bess: Daredevil Aviator, and The Magnificent Moisants: Champions of Early Flight.

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Furiously Funny Comic Rage from Ralph Ellison to Chris Rock T E R R E N C E T. T U C K E R

• Argues that comic rage—a combustible mix of fury and radicalism, pathos and pain, wit and love— has been used by African American artists to aggressively critique America’s racial divide. • Examines the role of comic rage in novels and plays, comedy and film, where Richard Pryor, Spike Lee, Whoopi Goldberg, and Chris Rock have all used the technique.

LITERARY CRITICISM

T E R R E N C E T. T U C K E R is associate professor of English at the University of Memphis.

January 2018 288 pp. | 6 x 9 ISBN 978-0-8130-5436-0 Cloth $79.95

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Phil Gernhard, Record Man B I L L D E YO U N G

• The first biography of Phil Gerhard, the self-made music mogul who produced forty years’ worth of chart-topping songs and multi-million dollar albums. • Gernhard recorded his first million seller, “Stay” by Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs, at just 19 years old. • Gerhard struggled in his private life, eventually committing suicide. • DeYoung interivews Gernhard’s musicians, business partners, family members, and ex-wives to tell his story. B I L L D E YO U N G is the author of Sky-

BIOGRAPHY/MUSIC March 2018 176 pp. | 6 x 9 | 25 b&w illus. ISBN 978-0-8130-5677-7 Cloth $24.95

way: The True Story of Tampa Bay’s Signature Bridge and the Man Who Brought It Down.

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Elvis Ignited The Rise of an Icon in Florida BOB KEALING

From Hillbilly Cat to the King of Rock and Roll • Follows a critical era in the Elvis saga, from when he was an unknown in 1955 to 1956 when he played more concerts in Florida than anywhere else. • Reveals how Elvis first became the object of worship, scorn, and controversy. • Talks about the Florida writers of Elvis’s hit song “Heartbreak Hotel.” • Bob Kealing interviews people who saw the King up close in high school gymnasiums, nightclubs, radio stations, and shopping centers.

BIOGRAPHY/MUSIC March 2017 280 pp. | 6 x 9 | 45 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-8130-6230-3 Cloth $28.00 Translation rights available only

B O B K E A L I N G , a five-time Emmy

award–winning reporter, is the author of Calling Me Home: Gram Parsons and the Roots of Country Rock, Kerouac in Florida: Where the Road Ends, and Life of the Party: The Remarkable Story of How Brownie Wise Built, and Lost, a Tupperware Party Empire.

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Florida Soul From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band J O H N C A P O U YA

A second-to-none soul music heritage • Establishes Florida as one of the great soul capitals of the United States.

MUSIC September 2017 408 pp. | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 60 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-8130-5452-0 Cloth $24.95

• Shares the stories of artists including Ray Charles, James and Bobby Purify, Hank Ballard and his international hit song “The Twist,” Linda Lyndell (“What a Man”), and legendary duo Sam and Dave. • Capouya draws on extensive interviews with surviving musicians to re-create the exciting atmosphere of the golden age of soul. J O H N C A P O U YA is associate pro-

fessor of journalism and writing at the University of Tampa. His previous book, the biography Gorgeous George: The Outrageous Bad-Boy Wrestler Who Created American Pop Culture, is being adapted into a feature film.

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Silent Films in St. Augustine THOMAS GRAHAM

“A must-read for film enthusiasts.” —Janelle Blankenship, coeditor of European Visions: Small Cinemas in Transition • Before Hollywood, early film stars like Rudolph Valentino, Ethel Barrymore, and Oliver Hardy made movies in St. Augustine, Florida. • More than 120 films were made in St. Augustine from 1906 to 1926 by film companies such as Thanhouser, Lubin, Éclair, Pathé, Edison, and Vitagraph. • The first full-length Frankenstein movie, Life Without Soul, was shot in St. Augustine.

FILM HISTORY September 2017 216 pp. | 6 x 9 | 84 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-8130-5453-7 Cloth $24.95

• The city stood in for Spain, Italy, France, Egypt, Arabia, South Africa, Brazil, and Hawaii. T H O M A S G R A H A M is professor emer-

itus of history at Flagler College. He is the author of several books, including Mr. Flagler’s St. Augustine.

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Backroads of Paradise A Journey to Rediscover Old Florida C AT H Y S A LU S T R I

“[Salustri] delights in letting people know that to really discover Florida, you have to turn off the congested interstates and explore the state’s towns and cities.”—New York Times “The ultimate Florida road-trip.” —Tallahassee Democrat

TRAVEL NARRATIVE October 2016 256 pp. | 6 x 9 22 maps ISBN 978-0-8130-6460-4 Paper $19.95

“Will remind you why Florida is considered paradise, just in case you had forgotten.”—Tampa Bay Magazine C AT H Y S A LU S T R I is the arts and en-

tertainment editor at Creative Loafing Tampa.

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Roland Barthes on Photography The Critical Tradition in Perspective N A N C Y S H AW C R O S S

• Analyzes for the first time—in any language—all of Barthes’s writings, both direct and indirect, about visual media in its many forms. • Combines theoretical and philosophical questions with the history and cultural contexts of photography. N A N C Y S H AW C R O S S teaches com-

parative literature at the University of Pennsylvania and serves as curator of manuscripts in the Department of Special Collections there.

PHOTOGRAPHY CRITICISM November 1996 144 pp. | 6 x 9 ISBN 978-0-8130-1469-2 Cloth $65.00 Korean rights unavailable

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Selling Guantánamo Exploding the Propaganda Surrounding America’s Most Notorious Military Prison JOHN HICKMAN

• Reveals exactly why the current internment of prisoners at the infamous naval base is so unprecedented and unique. • Exposes the holes in the Bush administrations story about why prisoners captured in the War on Terror were detained in Guantánamo. POLITICAL SCIENCE May 2013 288 pp. | 6 x 9 ISBN 978-0-8130-4455-2 Cloth $24.95

• Argues Guantánamo prisoners were put on display as symbols of military victory, punished as substitutes for the architects of 9/11 who remained at large, and were used as pawns in a neoconservative move to signal a new U.S. foreign policy that ignored the United Nations. J O H N H I C K M A N is professor of government at Berry College.

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Migrants and Political Change in Latin America LU I S F. J I M É N E Z

• Explores the impact that Mexican, Colombian and Ecuadorian migrants have had on the political behavior of their native countries. • Examines how return migrants have modified ideas about government accountability and the role it should have in the lives of its citizens. • The author relied on statistical models at the municipio level and on dozens of interviews carried out over months in Mexico, Colombia, and Ecuador. LU I S F. J I M É N E Z is assistant professor

of political science at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

POLITICAL SCIENCE/LATIN AMERICA May 2018 224 pp. | 6 x 9 25 b/w illus. | 27 tables ISBN 978-1-68340-037-0 Cloth $79.95

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Ancient Psychoactive Substances E D I T E D B Y S COT T M . F I T Z PAT R I C K

“Presents a broad overview of drug plants and fermented beverages by using anthropological, ethnological, archaeological, iconographic, chemical, and botanical approaches. Essential reading.”—Elisa Guerra Doce, author of Drugs in Prehistory: Archaeological Evidence of the Use of Psychoactive Substances in Europe • Explores how and why past civilizations harvested, manufactured, and consumed drugs. • Case studies examine the use of stimulants, narcotics, and depressants by hunter-gatherers who roamed Africa and Eurasia, prehistoric communities in North and South America, and Maya kings and queens.

ARCHAEOLOGY/SCIENCE February 2018 304 pp. | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 53 b/w illus. |10 maps ISBN 978-0-8130-5670-8 Cloth $95.00

• Uncovers signs of the use of drugs including ayahuasca, peyote, ephedra, cannabis, tobacco, yaupon, vilca, and maize and molle beer. S COT T M . F I T Z PAT R I C K , professor of archaeology at the University of Oregon, is coeditor of Island Shores, Distant Pasts: Archaeological and Biological Approaches to the Pre-Columbian Settlement of the Caribbean.

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The Veil Unveiled The Hijab in Modern Culture FA E G H E H S H I R A Z I

“An original contribution to a subject which is currently of much interest to the world at large, East or West, and has an important bearing on the position of women in the societies in which veiling is practiced.” —The Middle East Journal • Using examples from both the East and West—including Persian poetry, American erotica, Iranian and Indian films, and government-sanctioned posters—Faegheh Shirazi shows that the veil has become a ubiquitous symbol. • Reveals how the hijab is utilized as a profitable marketing tool for diverse enterprises, from Penthouse magazine to Saudi ad companies.

MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES September 2003 240 pp. | 6 x 9 | 36 b&w photos ISBN 978-0-8130-2698-5 Paper $24.95

• She argues that perceptions of the veil change with the cultural context of its use; for example, in a Hindi movie the veil draws in the male gaze, in an Iranian movie it denies it. FA E G H E H S H I R A Z I is associate professor of Middle Eastern languages and cultures in the Islamic Studies Program at the University of Texas, Austin. She is the author of Velvet Jihad: Muslim Women’s Quiet Resistance to Islamic Fundamentalism.

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Velvet Jihad Muslim Women’s Quiet Resistance to Islamic Fundamentalism FA E G H E H S H I R A Z I

• Reveals the creative strategies Muslim women have adopted to quietly fight against those who would limit their growing rights.

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• Shirazi examines issues that are important to all women, from routine matters such as daily hygiene and clothing to controversial subjects like abortion, birth control, and virginity. • As a woman extensive life experience in both Western and Middle Eastern cultures, Shirazi is uniquely positioned as an objective observer and reporter of changes and challenges facing Muslim women globally. FA E G H E H S H I R A Z I is associate pro-

fessor of Middle Eastern languages and cultures in the Islamic Studies Program at the University of Texas, Austin. She is the author of The Veil Unveiled: The Hijab in Modern Culture.

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The Idea of Women in Fundamentalist Islam LAMIA RUSTUM SHEHADEH

“Important for its political as well as its religious and gender insights, this book is highly recommended for all academic collections in politics and religion.”—Library Journal “A major contribution to both feminist and Islamist studies.”—Choice • Deconstructs the religio-political writings and political practices of the nine Islamic ideologues of the twentieth century who masterminded the resurgence of Islamic fundamentalism: Hasan al-Banna, Abu al-’A’la al-Mawdudi, Sayyid Qutb, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Ayatollah Mortaza Mutahhari, Zaynab al-Ghazali, Hasan al-Turabi, Rashid al-Ghannoushi, and Sheikh Hussein Fadlallah.

MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES November 2007 352 pp. | 6 x 9 ISBN 978-0-8130-3211-5 Paper $29.95

• Demonstrates that although these ideologues have individual peculiarities, their consistent emphasis on the subordinate status of women in society and in their relation to men constitutes a vehicle for attaining political power. L A M I A R U S T U M S H E H A D E H is

associate professor in the Civilization Sequence Program at the American University of Beirut.

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Woman’s Identity and The Qur’an A New Reading N I M AT H A F E Z B A R A Z A N G I

“A valuable contribution to the Islamic scholarship-activism explosion of the 21st century.”—Middle East Journal • A bold call to Muslim women and men to reread and reinterpret the Qur’an to discover within its revelations an inherent affirmation of gender equality MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES December 2004 192 pp. | 6 x 9 ISBN 978-0-8130-3032-6 Paper $24.95

• Nimat Hafez Barazangi asserts that Muslim women have been generally excluded from equal agency, from full participation in Islamic society, and thus from full and equal Islamic identity, primarily because of patriarchal readings of the Qur’an and the entire range of early Qur’anic literature. • Considers issues of dependent morality and of modesty, especially in attire. • She integrates her analysis with interviews she conducted with Muslim women in the United States and Canada, and compares it to a parallel group in Syria.

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N I M AT H A F E Z B A R A Z A N G I is a research fellow in the Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Cornell University.

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia D AV I D E . LO N G A N D S E B A S T I A N MAISEL

SECOND EDITION “Full of insights into a complex and often misunderstood society which has so far managed to reconcile the secularizing influences of modern technology with its strong religious traditions.”—International Journal “Will undoubtedly become the new reference work on Saudi Arabia.” —Middle East Studies Association Bulletin • Features extensive analysis of substantial political, economic, and social changes, including 9/11, the U.S. war on terror, the Saudi war on terror, oil pricing, and technological advancements.

MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES September 2010 224 pp. | 6 x 9 23 b&w photos | 4 tables ISBN 978-0-8130-3511-6 Paper $21.95

D AV I D E . LO N G , a retired diplomat and professor, is currently an international consultant on the Middle East and international terrorism. Sebastian Maisel is assistant professor of Arabic and Middle East studies at Grand Valley State University.

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Islam’s Jesus Z E K I S A R I TO P R A K

“Arguably, no issue is of more interest—and obviously, controversy—than the differing stances of Islam and Christianity on the Person and Work of Christ. This work . . . is clear and lucid, which is especially important for students coming from non-Muslim background.”—Muslim World Book Review

MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES May 2014 240 pp. | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 ISBN 978-0-8130-6178-8 Paper $19.95

“A primer for non-Muslims and Muslims alike to re-discover the revered central figure of the Christian religion as Jesus is understood in Muslim tradition.”—Middle East Media and Book Reviews Online • Takes a bold yet candid look at the highly charged topic of Jesus’s place in Islam, exploring some of the religion’s least understood aspects. Z E K I S A R I TO P R A K is associate pro-

fessor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies and the Beddiüzaman Said Nursi Chair in Islamic Studies at John Carroll University. He is the author of numerous works on Islamic theology in English, Turkish, and Arabic.

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The Many Facades of Edith Sitwell EDITED BY ALLAN PERO AND GYLLIAN PHILLIPS

• Establishes Edith Sitwell at the center of British modernism. • Showcases Sitwell’s many achievements in poetry, autobiography, novel writing, criticism, art, and performance. • Explores how Sitwell combined persona and poetry to foster an outpouring of iconoclastic creativity. • Argues that Sitwell was key to the development of a British avant-garde that operated alongside the conventionally accepted transatlantic modernism of Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot. A L L A N P E R O is associate professor of English at the University of Western Ontario. G Y L L I A N P H I L L I P S is associate professor of English studies at Nipissing University.

LITERARY CRITICISM June 2017 198 pp. | 6 x 9 4 b&w illus. ISBN 978-0-8130-5442-1 Cloth $74.95

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Hemingway and Italy Twenty-First-Century Perspectives EDITED BY MARK CIRINO AND M A R K P. OT T

• Presents new material and fresh insights on Hemingway’s Italian life, career, and imagination. • Offers essays from top scholars, exciting new voices, and people who knew Hemingway during his Italian days.

LITERARY CRITICISM July 2017 262 pp. | 6 x 9 | 8 b/w illus. ISBN 978-0-8130-5441-4 Cloth $79.95

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• Examines how his adopted homeland shaped his writing and his legacy. • Analyzes Hemingway’s Italian works including A Farewell to Arms, Across the River and into the Trees, lesser-known short stories, fables, and even an unpublished sketch. M A R K C I R I N O , associate professor and Melvin M. Peterson Endowed Chair of English at the University of Evansville, is the author or editor of several books, including Ernest Hemingway: Thought in Action. M A R K P. OT T , instructor of English at Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts, is the author or editor of several books, including A Sea of Change: Ernest Hemingway and the Gulf Stream—A Contextual Biography.

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Rhetorical Readings, Dark Comedies, and Shakespeare’s Problem Plays IRA CLARK

• Offers a formal anatomy of the “problem play” genre, which serves as a primary context for reading Measure for Measure, All’s Well That Ends Well, and Troilus and Cressida. • Clark argues that the key to understanding these complicated works is discovering their most prominent rhetorical features. • This book is the first to frame the discussion in terms of rhetorically based readings. I R A C L A R K is professor of English at

the University of Florida.

LITERARY CRITICISM/ MEDIEVAL STUDIES March 2007 160 pp. | 6 x 9 ISBN 978-0-8130-3040-1 Cloth $59.95

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An Introduction to Piers Plowman MICHAEL CALABRESE

• The first comprehensive introduction to Langland’s masterful work, Piers Plowman, covering all three iterations and outlining the various changes that occurred between each.

LITERARY CRITICISM/ MEDIEVAL STUDIES August 2016 392 pp. | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 ISBN 978-0-8130-6457-4 Paper $29.95

• Offers a much-needed navigational summary, a chronology of historic events relevant to the poem, biographical information about Langland and his work in context with his contemporaries, and keys to characters and to proper pronunciation. M I C H A E L C A L A B R E S E , professor of English at California State University, Los Angeles, is the author of Chaucer’s Ovidian Arts of Love.

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An Introduction to the Gawain Poet JOHN M. BOWERS

• Surveys an expanded selection of the works of Chaucer’s anonymous contemporary, considering Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Pearl alongside the poet’s lesser-known but no less brilliant works. • Details the cultural, historical, political, and religious contexts for these works. • Historicizes the poet’s life and works in the context of the royal culture of King Richard II. • Surveys the works influenced by, as well as the influences reflected in, the poet’s work, from the Bible to The Lord of the Rings.

LITERARY CRITICISM/ MEDIEVAL STUDIES May 2012 224 pp. | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 ISBN 978-0-8130-4958-8 Paper $19.95

J O H N M . B O W E R S is professor of English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the author of five books, including Chaucer and Langland: The Antagonistic Tradition.

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An Introduction to Geoffrey Chaucer TISON PUGH

• This introduction begins with a review of Chaucer’s life and the cultural milieu of fourteenth-century England and then expands into analyses of such major works as The Parliament of Fowls, Troilus and Criseyde, and, of course, the Canterbury Tales, examining them alongside a selection of lesser known verses. LITERARY CRITICISM/ MEDIEVAL STUDIES May 2013 272 pp. | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 ISBN 978-0-8130-6096-5 Paper $22.50

• Provides a clear and concise pronunciation guide and a glossary to help novice readers navigate Chaucer’s literature in its original language • Includes a survey of the writer’s sources and brief summaries of major plot lines. T I S O N P U G H is professor of English

at the University of Central Florida and world-renowned expert on Chaucer.

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An Introduction to Christine De Pizan NADIA MARGOLIS

“Clearly-written, clever, and always balanced. . . . The quality of this introduction of the excellent and prolific poet and polemicist challenges us all to reconsider the scope and quality of her accomplishments.” —The Medieval Review “Provides a complete and very accessible account of Pizan’s life and times, examines all her works, and scrutinizes all her sources and influences. Students and researchers of every stripe will want to consult this exhaustive resource. Highly recommended.”—Choice N A D I A M A R G O L I S , visiting professor in French and medieval studies at Mount Holyoke College, is coeditor of Women in the Middle Ages.

LITERARY CRITICISM/ MEDIEVAL STUDIES June 2011 298 pp. | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 ISBN 978-0-8130-4198-8 Paper $22.50

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An Introduction to British Arthurian Narrative SUSAN ARONSTEIN

“An insightful study of the British origins of the Arthurian tales.” —Choice “A very useful survey of the British Arthurian tradition that many teachers of introductory courses will want to include in their reading lists.” —Comitatus

LITERARY CRITICISM/ MEDIEVAL STUDIES July 2012 206 pp. | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 ISBN 978-0-8130-6032-3 Paper $19.95

“A must-have for all those interested in King Arthur—from the amateur enthusiast to the established scholar.” —Dorsey Armstrong, Purdue University • Covers over 400 years and discusses a broad range of romances, histories, and parodies written about King Arthur in Britain during the medieval period. S U S A N A R O N S T E I N , professor of English at the University of Wyoming, is the author of Hollywood Knights: Arthurian Cinema and the Politics of Nostalgia.

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Postnational Perspectives on Contemporary Hispanic Literature EDITED BY HEIKE SCHARM AND N ATA L I A M AT TA - J A R A

• Moving beyond the traditional study of Hispanic literature on a nation-by-nation basis, this volume explores how globalization is currently affecting Spanish and Latin American fiction, poetry, and literary theory. • Examine works by José Martí, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Junot Díaz, Mario Vargas Llosa, Cecilia Vicuña, Jorge Luis Borges, and other writers. • Discuss how expanding worldviews have impacted the way these authors write and how they are read today.

LITERARY CRITICISM/ LATIN AMERICA October 2017 238 pp. | 6 x 9 4 b/w illus. | 1 map ISBN 978-0-8130-5494-0 Cloth $79.95

• Helps characterize a new “world” literature that reflects changing understandings of memory, belonging, and identity. H E I K E S C H A R M , associate professor of Spanish at the University of South Florida, is the author of El Tiempo y el Ser en Javier Marías. N ATA L I A M AT TA J A R A is a Spanish teacher at Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C.

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Priest Under Fire Padre David Rodríguez, the Catholic Church, and El Salvador’s Revolutionary Movement PETER M. SÁNCHEZ

“An excellent contribution to understanding the role of the Catholic Church in El Salvador during its most turbulent period.”—Journal of Church and State

BIOGRAPHY/ LATIN AMERICA December 2015 328 pp. | 6 x 9 23 b/w photos |1 map | 1 table ISBN 978-0-8130-6119-1 Cloth $44.95

• Tells the story of how one priest joined the largest guerilla organization in El Salvador, the FPL (Popular Liberation Forces), to help his people and his country. • Provides much-needed insight into both the Salvadoran civil war and the Catholic Church-influenced grassroots political movements, showing that they continue to inform Latin America today. P E T E R M . S Á N C H E Z is professor of political science at Loyola University Chicago. He is the author of Panama Lost?: U.S. Hegemony, Democracy, and the Canal.

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Santería Healing A Journey into the Afro-Cuban World of Divinities, Spirits, and Sorcery JOHAN WEDEL

• Demonstrates how Santería healing is carried out and experienced by the participants. • Grounds his analysis of Santería in lively and sometimes frightening narratives in which people reveal in their own words the experience of illness, sorcery, and healing. • Draws upon extensive fieldwork in contemporary Cuba, including interviews with Santería devotees, firsthand observations of divination sessions, and interviews with healed patients supplemented by comments from Santería healers. • Shows that Santería is not only a challenge to Western medical theory, but also an important contribution to our understanding of illness, suffering, and well-being

ANTHROPOLOGY/ LATIN AMERICAN December 2003 224 pp. | 6 x 9 17 b&w photos | 2 tables ISBN 978-0-8130-3051-7 Paper $24.95

J O H A N W E D E L is instructor in social anthropology at Göteborg University, Sweden.

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Andean Diaspora The Tiwanaku Colonies and the Origins of South American Empire PAU L S . G O L D S T E I N

• Takes a new and provocative approach to ancient state expansion, looking at the role and dynamics of colonization in pre-Columbian Andean states.

ARCHAEOLOGY/ ANTHROPOLOGY December 2004 416 pp. | 6 x 9 103 b&w illus. | 6 tables ISBN 978-0-8130-2774-6 Cloth $59.95

• Argues that the influential Tiwanaku culture in the Bolivian highlands, which existed in the 7th through 11th centuries A.D., was at its core a civilization of peoples of distinctive ethnic and political affiliations who shared some common identities. • Maintains that Tiwanaku expansion came about because of a complex web of economic and cultural exchanges that linked regions into a pluralistic confederation, a demographic process he calls “ethnicity in motion.” PAU L S . G O L D S T E I N is associate professor of anthropology at the University of California, San Diego.

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