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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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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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Books released during the week of July 28, 2014

Franz Schubert and His World<br>Edited by Christopher H. Gibbs & Morten Solvik Franz Schubert and His World
Edited by Christopher H. Gibbs & Morten Solvik

During his short lifetime, Franz Schubert (1797–1828) contributed to a wide variety of musical genres, from intimate songs and dances to ambitious chamber pieces, symphonies, and operas. The essays and translated documents in Franz Schubert and His World examine his compositions and ties to the Viennese cultural context, revealing surprising and overlooked aspects of his music.
Paperback | 2014 | $35.00 / £24.95
Hardcover | 2014 | $75.00 / £52.00
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Mathematics for the Life Sciences<br>Erin N. Bodine, Suzanne Lenhart & Louis J. Gross Mathematics for the Life Sciences
Erin N. Bodine, Suzanne Lenhart & Louis J. Gross

"This is the book I always wanted to write, a masterful and thorough introduction to the basic mathematical, statistical, and computational tools one needs to address biological problems, punctuated with solid and motivational applications to biology. The book is a seamless and authoritative treatment, with broad scope, that makes an ideal text for an introductory course."--Simon A. Levin, editor of The Princeton Guide to Ecology
Hardcover | 2014 | $85.00 / £59.00
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Books released during the week of July 21, 2014

The Art of Social Theory<br>Richard Swedberg The Art of Social Theory
Richard Swedberg

"Who expected new ideas about 'the art of social theory,' or even knew that it was an 'art'? Vintage Swedberg: wry and erudite yet engaging and accessible, drawing on philosophy, epistemology, and cognitive science to argue that though theorizing requires creativity and imagination, it can be effectively taught. Read this."--Mark Granovetter, Stanford University
Hardcover | 2014 | $29.95 / £19.95
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Rough Country: How Texas Became America’s Most Powerful Bible-Belt State<br>Robert Wuthnow Rough Country:
How Texas Became America’s Most Powerful Bible-Belt State
Robert Wuthnow

"Anyone seeking to examine the relationship between modern American religious conservatism and politics needs to look no further than Wuthnow's authoritative, encyclopedic survey of Texas's influence on national trends."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Hardcover | 2014 | $39.50 / £27.95
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There Goes the Gayborhood?<br>Amin Ghaziani There Goes the Gayborhood?
Amin Ghaziani

"A fascinating, rich view that is supported by up-to-date statistics. . . . Recommended for readers with a solid understanding of the history of gay culture who worry about changes to predominantly gay neighborhoods."--Jessica Spears, Library Journal
Hardcover | 2014 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Visual Ecology<br>Thomas W. Cronin, Sönke Johnsen, N. Justin Marshall & Eric J. Warrant Visual Ecology
Thomas W. Cronin, Sönke Johnsen, N. Justin Marshall & Eric J. Warrant

"Visual Ecology explores the idea that how we see is shaped, perhaps even determined, by what we see. And not just us--from lowly dung beetles to terrifying mantid shrimps to majestic birds of prey, the authors provide a breathtaking tour of the clever solutions that Nature has found to the physics problems involved in sensing the visual environment. A beautiful book for a beautiful subject."--William Bialek, Princeton University
Hardcover | 2014 | $69.50 / £48.95
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Books released during the week of July 14, 2014

Equal Recognition: The Moral Foundations of Minority Rights<br>Alan Patten Princeton Legacy Library

*Great ideas never go out of style. Distinguished books should never go out of print.

The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

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