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Books released during the week of September 15, 2014

A Concise History of Solar and Stellar Physics<br>Jean-Louis & Monique Tassoul A Concise History of Solar and Stellar Physics
Jean-Louis & Monique Tassoul

"This is a fascinating story well told. A host of brief biographies, portraits and figures brings the text to life."--David Hughes, New Scientist
Paperback | 2014 | $29.95 / £19.95
Hardcover | 2004 | $57.50 / £39.95

The Hidden Agenda of the Political Mind: How Self-Interest Shapes Our Opinions and Why We Won’t Admit It<br>Jason Weeden & Robert Kurzban The Hidden Agenda of the Political Mind:
How Self-Interest Shapes Our Opinions and Why We Won’t Admit It
Jason Weeden & Robert Kurzban

“Weeden and Kurzban are brilliant thinkers who provide a broader, deeper, and occasionally unsettling new perspective on how our self-interest influences our choices—even choices made by those of us who cherish the belief that we are not motivated by self-interest. Read it and weep, or laugh.”—Douglas T. Kenrick, coauthor of The Rational Animal: How Evolution Made Us Smarter Than We Think
Hardcover | 2014 | $29.95 / £19.95
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Imperfect Garden: The Legacy of Humanism<br>Tzvetan Todorov Imperfect Garden:
The Legacy of Humanism
Tzvetan Todorov

"In Todorov's own terms, he has rejected both his own scientist past and the individualist alternative in order to join the humanists; and it is one of the great merits of this book, readably translated by Carol Casman, that it poses questions of choice and freedom, the rights and responsibilities of the individual at a moment when the French electorate ponders the meaning of its humanist traditions and the strength or weakness of its liberal democracy. The imperfect garden is a frustrating place to live, Todorov admits, but it shouldn't be abandoned to the snakes in the grass."--Douglas Smith, Irish Times
Paperback | 2014 | $24.95 / £16.95
Hardcover | 2002 | $65.00 / £44.95
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John Napier: Life, Logarithms, and Legacy<br>Julian Havil John Napier:
Life, Logarithms, and Legacy
Julian Havil

“Havil is an enthusiastic and engaging writer—he brings to life John Napier’s original work and gives an account of his mathematical ideas. Readers will gain an appreciation for Napier’s brilliance and for an era when scientific computation was still in its infancy. It’s about time someone wrote a book on this subject for a general audience.”—Glen Van Brummelen, author of Heavenly Mathematics
Hardcover | 2014 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Kierkegaard’s Journals and Notebooks: Volume 7: Journals NB15-NB20<br>Søren Kierkegaard<br>Edited by Niels Jørgen Cappelørn, Alastair Hannay, Bruce H. Kirmmse, David D. Possen, Joel D. S. Rasmussen, Vanessa Rumble, and K. Brian Söderquist, in cooperation with the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen Kierkegaard’s Journals and Notebooks: Volume 7:
Journals NB15-NB20
Søren Kierkegaard
Edited by Niels Jørgen Cappelørn, Alastair Hannay, Bruce H. Kirmmse, David D. Possen, Joel D. S. Rasmussen, Vanessa Rumble, and K. Brian Söderquist, in cooperation with the Søren Kierkegaard Research Centre, Copenhagen

For over a century, the Danish thinker Søren Kierkegaard (1813-55) has been at the center of a number of important discussions, concerning not only philosophy and theology, but also, more recently, fields such as social thought, psychology, and contemporary aesthetics, especially literary theory. . . . Volume 7 of this 11-volume series includes six of Kierkegaard's important "NB" journals (Journals NB15 through NB20), covering the months from early January 1850 to mid-September of that year.
Hardcover | 2014 | $150.00 / £103.00

Multi-parameter Singular Integrals. (AM-189)<br>Brian Street Multi-parameter Singular Integrals. (AM-189)
Brian Street

This book develops a new theory of multi-parameter singular integrals associated with Carnot-Carathéodory balls. . . .This is one of the first general theories of multi-parameter singular integrals that goes beyond the product theory of singular integrals and their analogs. Multi-parameter Singular Integrals will interest graduate students and researchers working in singular integrals and related fields.
Paperback | 2014 | $75.00 / £52.00
Hardcover | 2014 | $165.00 / £115.00
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Xunzi: The Complete Text<br>Xunzi Xunzi: The Complete Text
Xunzi

"The Xunzi is a masterwork of Confucian philosophy, and there is no one in the Anglophone world with Eric Hutton's combination of insight into its ideas and scrupulous attention to its text. He has produced an accessible and authoritative translation that will be our standard for years to come."--Stephen C. Angle, Wesleyan University
Hardcover | 2014 | $39.95 / £27.95
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Books released during the week of September 8, 2014

The Consolations of Writing: Literary Strategies of Resistance from Boethius to Primo Levi<br>Rivkah Zim The Consolations of Writing:
Literary Strategies of Resistance from Boethius to Primo Levi
Rivkah Zim

"Zim has done nothing less than reveal how prison writing, far from being a marginal genre, is a locus for the expression of some of the most profound thinking that humankind has managed to achieve. Here the human condition is laid bare, in all its agony and ecstasy. The originality and ambition of her work are truly remarkable."--Alastair Minnis, Yale University
Hardcover | 2014 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Cowardice: A Brief History<br>Chris Walsh Cowardice:
A Brief History
Chris Walsh

"With impressive insight and sensitivity, Chris Walsh holds up for careful examination one of war's last remaining taboos. That Cowardice simultaneously illuminates and discomfits is a mark of its success."--Andrew J. Bacevich, author of The Limits of Power and Breach of Trust
Hardcover | 2014 | $27.95 / £19.95
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The German Economy: Beyond the Social Market<br>Horst Siebert The German Economy:
Beyond the Social Market
Horst Siebert

"Anyone looking for a thorough description of Germany's economic system and a detailed analysis of its current and foreseeable economic problems--low growth and high unemployment rates top the list--will find it here."--Choice
Paperback | 2014 | $35.00 / £24.95
Hardcover | 2005 | $115.00 / £80.00
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Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them<br>Philippe Legrain Immigrants:
Your Country Needs Them
Philippe Legrain

"Mr. Legrain performs an invaluable service; he makes a good case for the unpopular cause of free flows of people. The book is a superb combination of direct reportage with detailed analysis of the evidence."--Martin Wolf, Financial Times
Paperback | 2014 | $24.95 / £16.95
Hardcover | 2007 | $27.95 / £19.95

Income Distribution in Macroeconomic Models<br>Giuseppe Bertola, Reto Foellmi, & Josef Zweimüller Income Distribution in Macroeconomic Models
Giuseppe Bertola, Reto Foellmi, & Josef Zweimüller

"A well balanced, clearly argued, up-to-date, and informative account of the subject. The arguments that spin off from this book will interest not only macroeconomists but also others in the field."--Frank Cowell, Professor of Economics and Director of Distributional Analysis Research Programme, London School of Economics; author of The Economics of Poverty and Inequality
Paperback | 2014 | $39.95 / £27.95
Hardcover | 2005 | $87.50 / £61.00
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The Jews of Islam<br>Bernard Lewis<br>With a new introduction by Mark R. Cohen The Jews of Islam
Bernard Lewis
With a new introduction by Mark R. Cohen

"An elegant and masterly survey. It is a measure of Mr. Lewis's gift for synthesis that all the many findings of recent sholarship, including his own in the Turkish archives, are made to fit into a coherent and plausible pattern."--New York Times Book Review
Paperback | 2014 | $22.95 / £15.95
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Painful Choices: A Theory of Foreign Policy Change<br>David A. Welch Painful Choices:
A Theory of Foreign Policy Change
David A. Welch

"David Welch is to be commended for developing an ambitious theory that recognizes that humans, not factors, make decisions, and that they are affected by history and psychology."--Max Paul Friedman, Political Science Quarterly
Paperback | 2014 | $29.95 / £19.95
Hardcover | 2005 | $55.00 / £37.95
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The Social Life of Money<br>Nigel Dodd The Social Life of Money
Nigel Dodd

"An exhaustive analysis of money as a complex social process--not a thing--that will appeal to scholars in many fields."--Kirkus Reviews
Hardcover | 2014 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Books released during the week of September 2, 2014

After the End of Art: Contemporary Art and the Pale of History<br>Arthur C. Danto<br>With a new foreword by Lydia Goehr After the End of Art:
Contemporary Art and the Pale of History
Arthur C. Danto
With a new foreword by Lydia Goehr

"If you are seriously attentive to contemporary art, you are already aware of Danto and his general positions, and owe it to yourself to read this book. If you are not, but are genuinely curious, you would do well to follow him. . . . Throughout it is clear and direct; at best, it is brilliantly crystalline. . . . I know of no more useful single book on art today."--Michael Pakenham, Baltimore Sun
Paperback | 2014 | $19.95 / £13.95

The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World<br>Adrienne Mayor The Amazons:
Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World
Adrienne Mayor

"An encyclopedic study of the barbarian warrior women of Western Asia, revealing how new archaeological discoveries uphold the long-held myths and legends. The famed female archers on horseback from the lands the ancient Greeks called Scythia appeared throughout Greek and Roman legend. Mayor tailors her scholarly work to lay readers, providing a fascinating exploration into the factual identity underpinning the fanciful legends surrounding these wondrous Amazons. . . . Mayor clears away much of the man-hating myths around these redoubtable warriors. Thanks to Mayor's scholarship, these fearsome fighters are attaining their historical respectability."--Kirkus Reviews
Hardcover | 2014 | $29.95 / £19.95
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The Copyright Wars: Three Centuries of Trans-Atlantic Battle<br>Peter Baldwin The Copyright Wars:
Three Centuries of Trans-Atlantic Battle
Peter Baldwin

"Scholarly but accessible and lucid; essential for students or modern intellectual property law and of much interest to a wide audience of writers, journalists, publishers and 'content creators'."--Kirkus
Hardcover | 2014 | $35.00 / £24.95
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A Deadly Indifference: A Henry Spearman Mystery<br>Marshall Jevons A Deadly Indifference:
A Henry Spearman Mystery
Marshall Jevons

"Readers will find themselves effortlessly picking up the economic principles strewn about by the authors as clues.... The corpse, when it appears, is a show stopper."--Deborah Stead, The New York Times Book Review
Paperback | 2014 | $17.95 / £12.50
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Defining Neighbors: Religion, Race, and the Early Zionist-Arab Encounter<br>Jonathan Marc Gribetz Defining Neighbors:
Religion, Race, and the Early Zionist-Arab Encounter
Jonathan Marc Gribetz

"The encounter between Jewish and Arab thinkers in Ottoman Palestine was subtler than we know. Jonathan Gribetz cannot redo the past, but his brilliant study of their mutual understanding gives us new language to use in this conversation going forward. An indispensable work."--Ruth R. Wisse, professor emerita, Harvard University
Hardcover | 2014 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?<br> A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain<br>Timothy Verstynen & Bradley Voytek Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?
A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain
Timothy Verstynen & Bradley Voytek

"In Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?, Verstynen and Voytek expertly unravel the mysteries of the zombie brain. Equal parts entertaining and informative, this important and brilliant must-read just might save the world someday. I gobbled it up like a zombie eating brains!"--Matt Mogk, author of Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Zombies
Hardcover | 2014 | $19.95 / £13.95
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The Irrationals: A Story of the Numbers You Can't Count On<br>Julian Havil The Irrationals:
A Story of the Numbers You Can't Count On
Julian Havil

"The insides of this book are as clever and compelling as the subtitle on the cover. Havil, a retired former master at Winchester College in England, where he taught math for decades, takes readers on a history of irrational numbers--numbers, like v2 or p, whose decimal expansion 'is neither finite nor recurring.' We start in ancient Greece with Pythagoras, whose thinking most likely helped to set the path toward the discovery of irrational numbers, and continue to the present day, pausing to ponder such questions as, 'Is the decimal expansion of an irrational number random?'"--Anna Kuchment, Scientific American
Paperback | 2014 | $18.95 / £12.95
Hardcover | 2012 | $29.95 / £19.95
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Making Heretics: Militant Protestantism and Free Grace in Massachusetts, 1636-1641<br>Michael P. Winship Making Heretics:
Militant Protestantism and Free Grace in Massachusetts, 1636-1641
Michael P. Winship

"A major and refreshingly original study. . . . A remarkable portrait of how Puritanism generated and attempted and finally failed to control divergence from orthodoxy."--Iain S. Maclean, James Madison University, Religious Studies Review
Paperback | 2014 | $32.50 / £22.95
Hardcover | 2002 | $59.95 / £41.95
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Murder at the Margin: A Henry Spearman Mystery<br>Marshall Jevons<br>With a new foreword by Herbert Stein and a new afterword by the author Murder at the Margin:
A Henry Spearman Mystery
Marshall Jevons
With a new foreword by Herbert Stein and a new afterword by the author

"Writing pseudonymously, [William Breit and Kenneth Elzinga] have created Henry Spearman, a Harvard economist (actually a "Chicago' economist affiliated with Harvard), who utilizes the economic way of thinking literally to figure out "whodunit.' If there is a more painless way to learn economic principles, scientists must have recently discovered how to implant them in ice cream."--John R. Haring, Jr., Wall Street Journal
Paperback | 2014 | $17.95 / £12.50
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Mythematics: Solving the Twelve Labors of Hercules<br>Michael Huber Mythematics:
Solving the Twelve Labors of Hercules
Michael Huber

"The figures and diagrams are well chosen, the mathematics is presented attractively, the pace is appropriate. Unobtrusively, the general level of mathematical sophistication tends to rise as the book progresses. This book offers ideas to teachers seeking topics on which to pin some abstract maths, and could encourage students to think imaginatively about their subject, and where it might arise in unexpected circumstances."--John Haigh, London Mathematical Society Newsletter
Paperback | 2014 | $19.95 / £13.95
Hardcover | 2009 | $24.95 / £16.95
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Russian Orthodoxy Resurgent: Faith and Power in the New Russia<br>John Garrard & Carol Garrard Russian Orthodoxy Resurgent:
Faith and Power in the New Russia
John Garrard & Carol Garrard

"At the heart of the book is a masterful biography of Alexy himself. . . . An important and meticulously researched book."--Thomas de Waal, Times Literary Supplement
Paperback | 2014 | $27.95 / £19.95
Hardcover | 2008 | $37.50 / £26.95
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Zombies and Calculus<br>Colin Adams Zombies and Calculus
Colin Adams

"If you're dying to read a novel treatment of calculus, then you should run (don't walk!) to buy Zombies and Calculus by Colin Adams. You'll see calculus come alive in a way that could save your life someday."--Arthur Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College
Hardcover | 2014 | $24.95 / £16.95
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Books released during the week of August 18, 2014

After Hegel: German Philosophy, 1840-1900<br>Frederick C. Beiser After Hegel:
German Philosophy, 1840-1900
Frederick C. Beiser

"This exciting book provides an excellent overview of German philosophy in the latter two-thirds of the nineteenth century, showing that this relatively neglected period deserves more attention. The book is full of original insights, makes extraordinary use of obscure sources, and ties it all together in a clear and lively narrative that readers at all levels will enjoy. It will instantly become the main concise work on this period and should have a wide audience and a long career."--Karl Ameriks, University of Notre Dame
Hardcover | 2014 | $29.95 / £19.95
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The Gamble: Choice and Chance in the 2012 Presidential Election<br>John Sides & Lynn Vavreck<br>With a new preface by the authors The Gamble:
Choice and Chance in the 2012 Presidential Election
John Sides & Lynn Vavreck
With a new preface by the authors

"Sides and Vavreck offer a detailed, quantified description of the battlefield--an effort to provide political science insight in real time."--David Lauter, Los Angeles Times/Jacket Copy blog
Paperback | 2014 | $19.95 / £13.95
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Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right<br>Michelle M. Nickerson Mothers of Conservatism:
Women and the Postwar Right
Michelle M. Nickerson

"Nickerson has enriched conservative historiography by examining the integral role women played in conservatism's development and implementation and has forced feminist historiography to confront the complications that conservative female activists bring to the literature."--Mary C. Brennan, Journal of American History
Paperback | 2014 | $29.95 / £19.95
Hardcover | 2012 | $37.50 / £26.95
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The Mystery of the Invisible Hand: A Henry Spearman Mystery<br>Marshall Jevons The Mystery of the Invisible Hand:
A Henry Spearman Mystery
Marshall Jevons

"A cerebral delight, The Mystery of the Invisible Hand is an engrossing, original, and compelling whodunit in the tradition of Amanda Cross and Joanne Dobson."--Carolyn Hart, Agatha Award-winning author of Letter from Home
Hardcover | 2014 | $24.95 / £16.95
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Story/Time: The Life of an Idea<br>Bill T. Jones Story/Time:
The Life of an Idea
Bill T. Jones

"An experimental dancer/choreographer/performance artist improvises on the nature of story itself in a unique format. . . . A brave and often successful attempt to capture and display movement and intuition and the unspoken on the printed page."--Kirkus Reviews
Hardcover | 2014 | $24.95 / £16.95
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Upscaling Downtown: From Bowery Saloons to Cocktail Bars in New York City<br>Richard E. Ocejo Upscaling Downtown:
From Bowery Saloons to Cocktail Bars in New York City
Richard E. Ocejo

"A beautifully conceived and elegantly executed book that employs a magnifying glass to understand New York City. Focusing on bars in downtown Manhattan, Ocejo reveals the changing face of New York City in all its richness and complexity, enabling us to understand the key players in gentrification over time--old-timers, new arrivals, politicians, business owners, and activists--and how they interact and influence each other."--William B. Helmreich, author of The New York Nobody Knows
Hardcover | 2014 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Books released during the week of August 11, 2014

Art of the Deal: Contemporary Art in a Global Financial Marketr<br>Noah Horowitz<br>With a new postscript by the author Art of the Deal:
Contemporary Art in a Global Financial Market
Noah Horowitz
With a new postscript by the author

"Art of the Deal is a crucial book on art and finance."
--Blake Gopnik, Daily Beast
Paperback | 2014 | $24.95 / £16.95

<i>Conus</i> of the Southeastern United States and Caribbean<br>Alan J. Kohn Conus of the Southeastern United States and Caribbean
Alan J. Kohn

"World-class scholarship. This is a great book that takes readers on a scholarly grand tour from the earliest research history to the latest methodological approaches used to understand the biology and relationships of this intriguing group of gastropods. Kohn provides an amazing and unprecedented wealth of information."--Rüdiger Bieler, coauthor of Seashells of Southern Florida
Hardcover | 2014 | $99.50 / £69.95
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The Entrepreneurial Group: Social Identities, Relations, and Collective Action<br>Martin Ruef The Entrepreneurial Group:
Social Identities, Relations, and Collective Action
Martin Ruef

"Ruef explodes the myth of the lone entrepreneur, showing how those who start businesses assemble productive groups around themselves. He explains in a brilliant, original way how groups evolve into viable organizations and why some succeed while others fail. This is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand how entrepreneurs build businesses and why growing an enterprise is a team sport."--Philip Anderson, INSEAD, director of the Rudolf and Valeria Maag International Centre for Entrepreneurship
Paperback | 2014 | $24.95 / £16.95
Hardcover | 2010 | $42.00 / £28.95
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Getting Saved in America: Taiwanese Immigration and Religious Experience<br>Carolyn Chen Getting Saved in America:
Taiwanese Immigration and Religious Experience
Carolyn Chen

"This book thus offers interesting points of view on the construction of identity and constitutes a good reference for understanding the family and religious traditions of the Taiwanese people: meaningful anecdotes, examples, and quotations, and a psychological approach."--Hayet Sellami, China Perspectives
Paperback | 2014 | $24.95 / £16.95
Hardcover | 2008 | $49.95 / £34.95
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Governing America: The Revival of Political History<br>Julian E. Zelizer Governing America:
The Revival of Political History
Julian E. Zelizer

"Zelizer's essays give the reader a good grasp of the ways that politics has unfolded over the past half century. And the range of topics gives a good sense of where the field lies at this point. The scholarship is impeccable, the sources appropriate, and the tone scholarly without being pedantic. As this collection of Zelizer's finest work indicates, the discipline of history still has room for political history."--John H. Barnhill, Canadian Journal of History
Paperback | 2014 | $29.95 / £19.95
Hardcover | 2012 | $37.50 / £26.95
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Moral Disquiet and Human Life<br>Monique Canto-Sperber<br>Translated by Silvia Pavel Moral Disquiet and Human Life
Monique Canto-Sperber
Translated by Silvia Pavel

"[A]n extremely rich and wide-ranging work, written by one of the foremost contemporary moral philosophers in France. . . . Without at all sacrificing rigor, [Monique Canto-Sperber] demonstrates in a most resounding way that philosophy at its very best is plentiful in its resources to speak quite illuminatingly to the circumstances of life that agonize us so."--Laurence Thomas, Ethics
Paperback | 2014 | $22.95 / £15.95
Hardcover | 2008 | $52.50 / £36.95
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Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era<br>Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era
Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

"Sometimes the best presidential decisions are decisions not to act. This point is made in an excellent new book by Joseph Nye of Harvard University entitled Presidential Leadership and the Creation of the American Era."--Gideon Rachman, Financial Times
Paperback | 2014 | $19.95 / £13.95
Hardcover | 2013 | $27.95 / £19.95
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Truth<br>Alexis G. Burgess & John P. Burgess Truth
Alexis G. Burgess & John P. Burgess

"Truth is remarkably succinct. . . . Yet it covers a great amount of ground with accessible discussions of a variety of topics. . . . [I]ntelligent and provocative."--Michael P. Lynch, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews
Paperback | 2014 | $19.95 / £13.95
Hardcover | 2011 | $26.95 / £18.95
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What Does a Black Hole Look Like?<br>Charles D. Bailyn What Does a Black Hole Look Like?
Charles D. Bailyn

"This book goes straight to the heart of astronomical intuition and evidence about black holes. Written in a highly accessible style, it provides enough information to educate an undergraduate astronomy or physics major without going into the many details required in a graduate class. I think students will greatly enjoy this book and derive significant insight from it."--Coleman Miller, University of Maryland, College Park
Hardcover | 2014 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Books released during the week of August 4, 2014

Against Security: How We Go Wrong at Airports, Subways, and Other Sites of Ambiguous Danger<br>Harvey Molotch<br>With a new preface by the author Against Security:
How We Go Wrong at Airports, Subways, and Other Sites
of Ambiguous Danger
Harvey Molotch
With a new preface by the author

"Mr. Molotch . . . present(s) a vivid picture of the ways in which poorly designed security measures can deform everyday life and defeat themselves."--Jordan Ellenberg, Wall Street Journal
Paperback | 2014 | $19.95 / £13.95
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The Age of Garvey: How a Jamaican Activist Created a Mass Movement and Changed Global Black Politics<br>Adam Ewing The Age of Garvey:
How a Jamaican Activist Created a Mass Movement and Changed Global Black Politics
Adam Ewing

"At last, an account of Garveyism worthy of its historic influence. Taking a unique approach to the twentieth century’s first black power movement, Ewing shows how Garveyism became a dynamic force in the politics of the interwar years. His superlative book bridges the genres of intellectual, social, and cultural history to serve as a model for the study of transnationalism."--Vincent Brown, author of The Reaper’s Garden
Hardcover | 2014 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Aristotle's Ethics: Writings from the Complete Works<br>Revised, edited, and with an introduction by Jonathan Barnes & Anthony Kenny Aristotle's Ethics:
Writings from the Complete Works
Revised, edited, and with an introduction by Jonathan Barnes & Anthony Kenny

Reviews from The Complete Works of Aristotle: "This new edition makes a landmark of scholarship available in a very usable form."--Library Journal
Paperback | 2014 | $22.95 / £15.95
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Atlas of Cities<br>Edited by Paul Knox<br>With a foreword by Richard Florida Atlas of Cities
Edited by Paul Knox
With a foreword by Richard Florida

"This is an atlas with a difference. It broaches the complexity of the urban experience directly and in a beautifully persuasive graphical way, showing how this great variety of city types and features can be explained both chronologically and geographically. A wonderful book of new insights about how our contemporary cities have evolved."--Michael Batty, author of The New Science of Cities
Hardcover | 2014 | $49.50 / £34.95
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The Bee: A Natural History<br>Noah Wilson-Rich<br>With contributions from Kelly Allin, Norman Carreck & Andrea Quigley The Bee:
A Natural History
Noah Wilson-Rich
With contributions from Kelly Allin, Norman Carreck & Andrea Quigley

Earth is home to more than 20,000 bee species, from fluorescent-colored orchid bees and sweat bees to flower-nesting squash bees and leaf-cutter bees. This book takes an incomparable look at this astounding diversity, blending an engaging narrative with practical, hands-on discussions of such topics as beekeeping and bee health. It explores our relationship with the bee over evolutionary time, delving into how it came to be, where it stands today, and what the future holds for humanity and bees alike.
Hardcover | 2014 | $27.95
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Between Slavery and Capitalism: The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South<br>Martin Ruef Between Slavery and Capitalism:
The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South
Martin Ruef

"It would seem difficult to add any new knowledge to the history of the southern economy after the Civil War. But Martin Ruef has done just that. By arguing that the reconstruction of the southern economy was an uncertain and conflict-riven process, he suggests that the options that were pursued were a complex social construction that reflected the relative power of planters and their former slaves. Put simply, producing a labor market involved the construction of a new model of racial employment in the South. Ruef's book uses previously unexploited data sources to examine the construction of this market from the bottom up and shows how this affected the life chances of African Americans for at least two generations."--Neil D. Fligstein, University of California, Berkeley
Hardcover | 2014 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Family Values: The Ethics of Parent-Child Relationships<br>Harry Brighouse & Adam Swift Family Values:
The Ethics of Parent-Child Relationships
Harry Brighouse & Adam Swift

"Family Values is an important book on a neglected topic by two excellent scholars. It advances an original argument, and does so clearly and accessibly. Highly recommended."--Stephen Macedo, Princeton University
Hardcover | 2014 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Green:The History of a Color<br>Michel Pastoureau Green:
The History of a Color
Michel Pastoureau

"Beautifully illustrated."--Daily Mail
Hardcover | 2014 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Hidden Markov Processes: Theory and Applications to Biology<br>M. Vidyasagar Hidden Markov Processes:
Theory and Applications to Biology
M. Vidyasagar

"This book provides a terrific introduction to an important and widely studied field--Markov processes (including hidden Markov processes)--with a particular view toward applications to problems in biology. With a wonderful balance of rigor, intuition, and choice of topics, the book gives a unique treatment of the subject for those interested in both fundamental theory and important applications."--Sanjeev Kulkarni, Princeton University
Hardcover | 2014 | $59.50 / £41.95
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The Origins and History of Consciousness<br>Erich Neumann<br>With a foreword by C. G. Jung<br>
Translated by R.F.C. Hull The Origins and History of Consciousness
Erich Neumann
With a foreword by C. G. Jung
Translated by R.F.C. Hull

"There can be no doubt that [Neumann] has brought to his task a remarkable . . . knowledge of classical mythology, some considerable acquaintance with the comparative study of religion, and a deep understanding of those psychological views and theories evolved by C. G. Jung."--The Times Literary Supplement
Paperback | 2014 | $24.95 / £16.95
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Paradoxes of Liberal Democracy: Islam, Western Europe, and the Danish Cartoon Crisis<br>Paul M. Sniderman, Michael Bang Petersen, Rune Slothuus & Rune Stubager Paradoxes of Liberal Democracy:
Islam, Western Europe, and the Danish Cartoon Crisis
Paul M. Sniderman, Michael Bang Petersen, Rune Slothuus & Rune Stubager

"Taking its starting point from the infamous Danish cartoon crisis and the clash of democratic values and Muslim fundamentalism that followed, this engagingly written, methodologically sophisticated, and creative study of public opinion adds substantially to a growing body of research into this 'clash of civilizations'. The views of the Danish majority, far from scapegoating and vilifying the Muslim minority, distinguished carefully and intelligently between upholding the rights of this minority to live as Danish citizens while at the same time restricting freedoms for those associated with the threat of fundamentalist violence. This superb analysis of the nuances of public morality convincingly eschews simple answers to important and complex questions."--Geoffrey Evans, University of Oxford
Hardcover | 2014 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Penguins:The Ultimate Guide<br>Tui De Roy, Mark Jones & Julie Cornthwaite Penguins:
The Ultimate Guide
Tui De Roy, Mark Jones & Julie Cornthwaite

“The imagery in this book is incredible. Penguins is not only attractive and entertaining, but also an authoritative and easy-to-use reference. It is unlike any other book on the subject.”—Alvaro Jaramillo, author of Birds of Chile
Hardcover | 2014 | $35.00
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The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada<br>Lydia Bean The Politics of Evangelical Identity:
Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada
Lydia Bean

"The Politics of Evangelical Identity is a bracing corrective to the perception of evangelicals as theological stooges mesmerized by the spell of conservative masterminds. Bean persuasively argues that the appeal of conservatives in the evangelical base has far more to do with how they connect the political to everyday spiritual and religious practices. Her path-clearing and transformative book brilliantly engages the political perspectives, moral passions, and religious beliefs of evangelicals from a practical, grounded perspective."--Michael Eric Dyson, Georgetown University
Hardcover | 2014 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Profane Culture<br>Paul E. Willis<br>With a new preface by the author Profane Culture
Paul E. Willis
With a new preface by the author

A classic of British cultural studies, Profane Culture takes the reader into the worlds of two important 1960s youth cultures—the motor-bike boys and the hippies. Both groups were involved in an unequal but heroic fight to produce meaning and their own cultural forms in the face of a larger society dominated by the capitalist media and commercialism. They were pioneers of cultural experimentation, the self-construction of identity, and the curating of the self, which, in different ways, have become so widespread today.
Paperback | 2014 | $24.95 / £16.95
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A Reflection of Reality: Selected Readings in Contemporary Chinese Short Stories<br>Chih-p’ing Chou, Liping Yu & Joanne Chiang A Reflection of Reality:
Selected Readings in Contemporary Chinese Short Stories
Chih-p’ing Chou, Liping Yu & Joanne Chiang

“Chinese instruction is not only about teaching linguistic forms and their usages, but also about helping students obtain knowledge of Chinese culture and society. This timely book successfully achieves both of these goals by exposing students to literary works and language materials that are vivid and rich. A Reflection of Reality sets a model for teaching Chinese.”—Lening Liu, Columbia University
Paperback | 2014 | $45.00 / £30.95
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The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions<br>Christopher F. Karpowitz & Tali Mendelberg The Silent Sex:
Gender, Deliberation, and Institutions
Christopher F. Karpowitz & Tali Mendelberg

"This pathbreaking book brings us the latest research on why, in most public situations, women don't speak up as much as men. It's not just confidence--institutions matter, too. Sensitive and compelling, The Silent Sex is a must-read for anyone who cares about gender equality."--Jane Mansbridge, Harvard Kennedy School
Paperback | 2014 | $35.00 / £24.95
Hardcover | 2014 | $95.00 / £65.00
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Topics in Quaternion Linear Algebra<br>Leiba Rodman Topics in Quaternion Linear Algebra
Leiba Rodman

“This is a very serious treatise by an author who is a powerful researcher and a clear expositor. I know of no other book that treats both the basic theory and advanced material as carefully and as comprehensively as this one. Topics in Quaternion Linear Algebra is a singular contribution of considerable value.”—Douglas R. Farenick, author of Algebras of Linear Transformations
Hardcover | 2014 | $79.50 / £55.00
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Why Gender Matters in Economics<br>Mukesh Eswaran Why Gender Matters in Economics
Mukesh Eswaran

“This thoughtful, energetic, creative, and engaging book does a terrific job reviewing and explaining some of the most interesting economic research on gender in recent years. It fills an important gap in the gender and economics literature.”—Nancy Folbre, professor emeritus of economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Hardcover | 2014 | $45.00 / £30.95
eBook available

Why Tolerate Religion?<br>Brian Leiter<br>With a new preface by the author Why Tolerate Religion?
Brian Leiter
With a new preface by the author

"A model of clarity and rigour and at points strikingly original, this is a book that anyone who thinks seriously about religion, ethics and politics will benefit from reading."--John Gray, New Statesman
Paperback | 2014 | $17.95 / £12.50
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