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Beacon Press Summer 2012 catalog

Beacon Press Summer 2012 catalog

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Beacon Press titles coming out between April 27, 2012 and August 31, 2012.
Beacon Press titles coming out between April 27, 2012 and August 31, 2012.

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BEACONPRESS
S
ummer
B
ookS
2012
Independent Publishing Since 1854
 
BEACON PRESS
Summer 2012
AN INDEPENDENT, NONPROFIT BOOK PUBLISHER FOUNDED IN 1854
History • Environment • Social Change • LGBT Studies • Religion • Science and SocietyEducation • African American Studies • Political Science • Women’s Studies
OUR MISSION
 
The mission of Beacon Press is to afrm the inherent worth and dignity of every person;to promote justice, equity, and compassion in human relations; to encourage the right of conscience and the use of the democratic process in society; to further the goal of worldcommunity with peace, liberty, and justice for all; to foster respect for the interdependentweb of all existence; and to bear witness to the importance of literature and the arts indemocratic life.
OUR HISTORY
Founded in 1854, Beacon has published many groundbreaking classics, including JamesBaldwin’s
 Notes of a Native Son
, Herbert Marcuse’s
One-Dimensional Man
, Jean BakerMiller’s
Toward a New Psychology of Women
, and Mary Daly’s
Gyn/Ecology
. In 1971,Beacon published the Senator Gravel edition of The Pentagon Papers in ve volumes,prompting a call from then-president Richard Nixon and ultimately resulting in a SupremeCourt case. Beacon is also the publisher of Cornel West’s acclaimed
 Race Matters
, MichaelPatrick MacDonald’s
 All Souls
, and eleven titles by Pulitzer Prize–winning poet MaryOliver.
BEACON PRESS TODAY: THE KING LEGACY SERIES
In May 2009, Beacon Press announced a new partnership with the Estate of Martin LutherKing Jr. for a new publishing program, The King Legacy. Beacon will print new editionsof previously published King titles and compile Dr. King’s writings, sermons, orations,lectures, and prayers into entirely new editions, including signicant new introductions byleading scholars. This partnership brings together the legacy of one of the most importantcivil rights and social justice leaders in the world with one of the oldest and most respectedindependent publishing houses in America.
BEACON PRESS ONLINE
WEBSITE:
www.beacon.org
BLOG:
www.beaconbroadside.com
FACEBOOK:
www.facebook.com/beaconpress
TWITTER:
www.twitter.com/beaconpressbks
SCRIBD:
www.scribd.com/beaconpress
YOUTUBE:
www.youtube.com/beaconbroadside
 
BEACON PRESS 1
CONTENTS
Frontlist 2Backlist 20Sales, Ordering, and Subsidiary Rights Information 27Frontlist Index 28

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