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After your many books on Jewish history in the
twentieth century, what drew you to this new study?
Throughout my research into Jewish history, I often
came across references to the Jews who lived in Arab and
Muslim lands, and began to collect material with the
Mohamed Hussein

idea that that one day I would write about this topic.

A conversAtion What surprised you as you came to explore


with M Artin the sources?
Gilbert I was surprised to realize the extent to which, over long
periods of time, despite many differences and oppression,
Jews and Muslims lived in harmony together.

Does the story you uncover provide lessons for


the future?
All history has lessons both for the future—and indeed
for today—nowhere more so than in this area which has
become increasingly controversial and confrontational.

How is the Biblical story of the sons of Abraham


relevant to your account?
Jews and Muslims have a common spiritual and historic
ancestry; they are both Semites who see themselves as
descendants of Abraham (Ibrahim), who destroyed the
idols in his father’s house and worshipped a single Deity.

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In Ishmael’s House Marketing Highlights:
◆◆ National media attention
A History of Jews in Muslim Lands ◆◆ National review attention
Martin Gilbert ◆◆ National advertising
◆◆ Online marketing
A powerful account of Jews living in Muslim lands ◆◆ Academic and library marketing
and the surprising truths about their shared history Sir Martin Gilbert is the author of more
than eighty books, including the six-volume
The relationship between Jews and Muslims has been a flashpoint authorized biography of Winston Churchill,
that affects stability in the Middle East and has consequences the twin histories First World War and Second
around the globe. In this absorbing and eloquent book Martin World War, Israel: A History, The Holocaust,
A History of the Twentieth Century in three
Gilbert challenges the standard media portrayal and presents a
volumes, and nine pioneering historical atlases,
fascinating account of hope, opportunity, fear, and terror that have including Atlas of Jewish History and Atlas of the
characterized these two peoples through the 1,400 years of their Arab-Israeli Conflict. In 1995, he was knighted
intertwined history. for services to British history and international
relations, and in 2009 he was appointed to the
Harking back to the Biblical story of Ishmael and Isaac, Gilbert takes British Government’s Iraq War Inquiry. He lives
the reader from the origins of the fraught relationship—the refusal of in London.
Medina’s Jews to accept Mohammed as a prophet—through the ages
of the Crusader reconquest of the Holy Land and the great Muslim
sultanates to the present day. He explores the impact of Zionism
in the first half of the twentieth century, the clash of nationalisms
during the Second World War, the mass expulsions and exodus of
800,000 Jews from Muslim lands following the birth of Israel, the
Six-Day War and its aftermath, and the political sensitivities of the
current Middle East.
In Ishmael’s House sheds light on a time of prosperity and opportunity
for Jews in Muslim lands stretching from Morocco to Afghanistan,
with many instances of Muslim openness, support, and courage.
Drawing on Jewish, Christian, and Muslim sources, Gilbert uses
archived material, poems, letters, memoirs, and personal testimony
to uncover the human voice of this centuries-old conflict. Ultimately
Gilbert’s moving account of mutual tolerance between Muslims and
Jews provides a perspective on current events and a template for
the future.

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“A thoughtful, engaging, and
cautionary account of the interaction
of professional planners, politicians,
developers, and citizens in
contemporary American cities. The
message that planning can and
must do better with respect to daily
decision making, as well as big and
recalcitrant but now urgent problems,
and that informed citizens are crucial
to this, is timely and important.”
—Alan Plattus, Yale University

The Trouble with City Planning Marketing Highlights:


◆◆ National media attention including radio
Kristina Ford and print features
◆◆ Major review attention
A groundbreaking look at the successes—and great ◆◆ Op-eds timed to pub
failures—of city planning, from New Orleans’ ◆◆ Online marketing
former Director of City Planning ◆◆ Academic and library marketing

After the vast destruction wrought by Hurricane Katrina, New Kristina Ford is one of America’s best
known urban planners and writers on planning.
Orleans faces a rare chance to rebuild, with an unprecedented In the immediate aftermath of Katrina, Ford’s
opportunity to plan what gets built. As the city’s director of planning thoughtful assessments—heard on CNN, the
from 1992 until 2000, Kristina Ford is uniquely placed to use these BBC, and National Public Radio—became the
opportunities as a springboard for an eye-opening discussion of the first public voice of reason to mediate the great
storm’s human and civic consequences. Her
intransigent problems and promising possibilities facing city plan- highly regarded study, Planning Small Town
ners across the nation and beyond. America, is used as a text in many graduate
urban planning programs. She lives in East
In The Trouble with City Planning, Ford argues that almost no part Boothbay, Maine.
of our usual understanding of the phrase “city planning” is accurate:
not our conception of the plan itself, nor our sense of what city plan-
ners do or who plans are made for or how planners determine what
citizens want. Most important, our conventional understanding does
not tell us how a plan affects what gets built in any city in America.
Ford advances several planning innovations that, if adopted, could
be crucial for restoring New Orleans, but also transformative wher-
ever citizens are troubled by the results of their city’s plan. This
keenly intelligent book is destined to become a classic for planners
and citizens alike.

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“Sissela Bok makes sense of happiness
for adults: what sort of happiness we
can seek, and what lies beyond our
grasp. The book illuminates ‘the pursuit
of happiness’ in modern economics,
psychiatry, and philosophy, but she
addresses, in the end, any intelligent
reader. Sissela Bok writes so clearly
and directly that the reader is often
caught up short, suddenly realizing
that her arguments are always
provocations to think more deeply. This
is a wise book.” —Richard Sennett

Exploring H appiness Marketing Highlights:


◆◆ National media attention including radio
From Aristotle to Brain Science and print features
Sissela Bok ◆◆ National review attention
◆◆ Online marketing
From the acclaimed author of Lying, a brilliant ◆◆ Academic marketing
exploration of happiness set in the context of the world’s Sissela Bok is Senior Visiting Fellow
great philosophers, leaders, writers, and artists at the Harvard Center for Population and
Development Studies, and a moral philosopher
In this smart and timely book, the distinguished moral philosopher of international renown. A former member of
Sissela Bok ponders the nature of happiness and its place in philo- the Pulitzer Prize Board, Bok is a Fellow of
the American Academy of Political and Social
sophical thinking and writing throughout the ages. With nuance
Science, and sits on the editorial boards of
and elegance, Bok explores notions of happiness—from Greek phi- the Bulletin of the World Health Organization,
losophers to Desmond Tutu, Charles Darwin, Iris Murdoch, and the Common Knowledge, and Ethical Theory and
Dalai Lama—as well as the latest theories advanced by psychologists, Moral Practice. Her many books include the
economists, geneticists, and neuroscientists. Eschewing abstract seminal Lying, Secrets, A Strategy for Peace,
Mayhem, and Common Values. She lives in
theorizing, Bok weaves in a wealth of firsthand observations about Cambridge, Massachusetts.
happiness from ordinary people as well as renowned figures. This
may well be the most complete picture of happiness yet.
This book is also a clarion call to think clearly and sensitively about
happiness. Bringing together very different disciplines provides
Bok with a unique opportunity to consider the role of happiness
in wider questions of how we should lead our lives and treat one
another—concerns that don’t often figure in today’s happiness
equation. How should we pursue, weigh, value, or limit our own
happiness, or that of others, now and in the future? Compelling and
perceptive, Exploring Happiness shines a welcome new light on the
heart of the human condition.

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Praise for GivinG voice to values

“Giving Voice to Valuesheralds a revolution in ethics education.


Gentileisn’tinterestedinabstract(andoftenfruitless)debatesaboutethical
principles--rather,shewantstohelpyoupracticewhattodowhenyouknow
somethingisunethical.It’s like a self-defense class for your soul.”
—Dan anD Chip heath, authors of Switch and Made to Stick

“Inbusinessandinlife,weoftenknowwhatistherightthingtodo,butwehave
troubleimplementingit.Thisbook,developedinconjunctionwiththeAspen
Institute’sBusinessandSocietyProgram,showshowwecanallgivevoicetovalues
andmaketherightthingshappen.It is a wonderful guide to help us
enter an era of responsibility and of leadership based on values.”
—Walter isaaCson, CEo of thE aspEn InstItutE

“Giving Voice to Values isa clarion call to the new generation of


leaderstoputtheirvaluesinpracticeintheworkplace.Itstimelyandthoughtful
messageispreciselywhatthecorporateworldneedsnow.”
—Bill GeorGe, profEssor of ManagEMEnt praCtICE, harvard
BusInEss sChool and forMEr CEo, MEdtronIC

“Corporatetragediesareusuallytheresultofdozensofpeoplewhositsilently
onthesidelinesafraidoruncertainofwhattodoaboutatransgression.
Giving Voice to Values aims to raise corporate
behavior to a dramatically higher standardby
ensuringthateveryonenotonlycantellrightfromwrong,
butknowswhattodointhefaceofcorporatemisconduct
andensuresthattheywillgivevoicetotheirvalueswhenit
mattersmost.”
—Jeffrey hollenDer, author of the ReSponSibility Revolution
and Co-foundEr and ExECutIvE ChaIr of sEvEnth gEnEratIon
Marcia Dolgin at www.DolginImaging.com

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“The unique and critically important
contribution of Giving Voice to Values is
that it moves us past the debate about
whether we can define a common
set of values, to focus instead on a
shared conversation about just how
to enact the values that we already
know, in our deepest selves, are
absolutely essential. The book is both
an inspiration and a blueprint, and lays
out the kind of discussion I believe is
required for business education and
business practice—in India and around
the world.” —Nandan Nilekani,
Chairman, Unique Identification
Authority of India (UIDAI); former Co-
Chairman and CEO and Co-Founder,
Infosys; author of Imagining India

Giving Voice to Values Marketing Highlights:


◆◆ National media attention including radio
How to Speak Your Mind When You Know What’s Right and print features
Mary C. Gentile ◆◆ National review attention
◆◆ Features in business publications and
An innovative approach to standing up for websites
your values in the workplace—inspired by a ◆◆ National advertising
◆◆ Tie-in with author’s lecture schedule
popular program from the Aspen Institute ◆◆ Social media campaign
◆◆ Online marketing with
How can you effectively stand up for your values when pressured by
GivingVoiceToValues.org including
your boss, customers, or shareholders to do the opposite?
curricular materials
◆◆ Academic marketing to business schools
Babson College business educator and consultant Mary Gentile
draws on actual business experiences as well as social science research Mary C. Gentile, Ph.D., consults on
to challenge the assumptions about business ethics at companies and management education and values-driven
leadership. In her ten-year tenure at Harvard
business schools. She gives business leaders, managers, and students
Business School, she developed and taught
the tools not just to recognize what is right, but also to ensure that the school’s first course on managing diversity,
the right things happen. The book is inspired by a program Gentile and helped design and taught its first required
launched at the Aspen Institute with Yale School of Management, module on ethical decision-making. Currently
she is director of the Giving Voice to Values cur-
and now housed at Babson College, with pilot programs in over one
riculum and senior research scholar at Babson
hundred schools and organizations, including INSEAD and MIT College. Her articles have appeared in Harvard
Sloan School of Management. Business Review, strategy+business, BizEd, CFO
Magazine, and Risk Management, and she has
She explains why past attempts at preparing business leaders to act written several book on ethics and diversity. She
ethically too often failed, arguing that the issue isn’t distinguish- lives in Arlington, MA.
ing what is right or wrong, but knowing how to act on your values
despite opposing pressure. Through research-based advice, practical
exercises, and scripts for handling a wide range of ethical dilemmas,
Gentile empowers business leaders with the skills to voice and act on
their values, and align their professional path with their principles.
Giving Voice to Values is an engaging, innovative, and useful guide
that is essential reading for anyone in business.

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Capital A ffairs Marketing Highlights:
◆◆ Major review attention
London and the Making of the Permissive Society ◆◆ Academic and library marketing
Frank Mort Frank Mort is Professor of Cultural
Histories, University of Manchester. His
An arresting history of sex and politics in London during books include Cultures of Consumption:
the 1950s and ’60s that charts the course of modern British Masculinities and Social Space in Late
society and the birth of the so-called permissive society Twentieth-Century Britain.

A series of spectacular scandals profoundly disturbed London life


during the 1950s in ways that had major national consequences.
High and low society collided in a city of social and sexual extremes.
Patrician men-about-town, young independent women, go-ahead
entrepreneurs, Westminster politicians, queer men, and West Indian
newcomers played a conspicuous part in dramatic encounters that
signaled a new phase of post-Victorian sexual morality.
These dramas of pleasure and danger occurred not only in the glam-
orous and shady entertainment spaces of the West End but also in
Whitehall, as well as the twilight zones of the inner city. Frank Mort
uncovers the ways in which they transformed national culture. Soho
and Notting Hill became beacons for anxieties over the changing
character of sex in the city and the cultural impact of decolonization.
The “old” European migrants and the “new” Caribbean presence
were significant factors in the readjustment of urban sexual mores.
Mort’s arresting history of sex and politics in London illustrates a key
moment in the making of modern British society.

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Fuenteovejuna Marketing Highlights:
◆◆ National review attention
Lope de Vega ◆◆ Online marketing to translation and
Translated by G. J. Racz; With an Introduction literary bloggers
by Roberto González Echevarría ◆◆ Academic and library marketing

Lope de Vega’s masterpiece, a classic play of the ◆◆ The Margellos World Republic of Letters
Spanish Golden Age, in a vibrant new translation Lope de Vega (1562–1635) wrote more
than seven hundred plays and thousands of
Lope de Vega “single-handedly created the Spanish national the- poems, and is widely considered the most
atre,” writes Roberto González Echevarría in the introduction to this important playwright of the Spanish Golden
new translation of Fuenteovejuna. Often compared to Shakespeare, Age. G. J. Racz is Associate Professor in
the Department of Foreign Languages and
Molière, and Racine, Lope is widely considered the greatest of all Literature at Long Island University–Brooklyn
Spanish playwrights, and Fuenteovejuna (The Sheep Well) is among and the translator of major works by Pedro
the most important Spanish Golden Age plays. Calderón de la Barca, Benito Pérez Galdós, and
Eduardo Chirinos. Roberto González
Written in 1614, Fuenteovejuna centers on the decision of an entire Echevarría is Sterling Professor of Hispanic
village to admit to the premeditated murder of a tyrannical ruler. and Comparative Literature at Yale.
Lope masterfully employs the tragicomic conventions of the Spanish
comedia as he leavens the central dilemma of the peasant lovers,
Laurencia and Frondoso, with the shenanigans of Mengo, the gra-
cioso or clown. Based on an actual historical incident, Fuenteovejuna
offers a paean to collective responsibility and affirmation of the time-
less values of justice and kindness.
Translator G. J. Racz preserves the nuanced voice and structure
of Lope de Vega’s text in this first English translation in analogical
meter and rhyme. Roberto González Echevarría surveys the his-
tory of Fuenteovejuna, as well as Lope’s enormous literary output
and indelible cultural imprint. Racz’s compelling translation and
González Echevarría’s rich framework bring this timeless Golden
Age drama alive for a new generation of readers and performers.

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What drew you to Antony and Cleopatra?
It’s obviously an exciting story about two of the most
famous characters from history. People have heard
of Antony and Cleopatra, and know them as great
lovers, [but] often have only a sketchy idea of the true
story—especially the military side. It also seemed
logical to continue the Shakespearean theme that began
with Caesar.

How has your perspective on Cleopatra


changed since Caesar?
Though Antony and Cleopatra inevitably involves some
Jo Nixon

episodes from Caesar’s life—the affair with Cleopatra,


the early career of Antony, etc.—the focus is very
A conversAtion different. The narrative is always from the point of view
with A driAn of Antony or Cleopatra, so the same events take on a
Goldsworthy different cast. For instance, if you look at Cleopatra’s
earlier life, and the savage infighting amongst the
Ptolemies, you realize just how precarious her position
was when she met Caesar.

What was most surprising about your research?


Cleopatra has glamour, and still has far more books
devoted to her than Antony. Yet Antony, when he for
a while dominated the Roman Republic, wielded far
more power than Cleopatra could ever hope to possess,
because it was Rome that dominated the world. So we
need to place her in context and not let our admiration
for such a strong-willed woman in an era dominated
by men hide the fact that her position was always
highly vulnerable. We also have to resist the equally
strong lure of truly ancient Egypt. Cleopatra’s family
were Macedonians; her first language and that of her
education was Greek. It is easy to forget that she is
actually closer to us in time than she was to the builders
of the great pyramids.

Antony is equally surprising. He cultivated an image


as a bluff, swaggering soldier, and on the whole this is
how people characterise him. Yet a lot of people readily
admire Antony not because of who he was, but because
of their distaste for the scheming Octavian. Once you
look closely at Antony, the truth is fascinating . . .

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“Goldsworthy reveals that Antony and
Cleopatra were far more complex,
interesting, and ultimately human
figures, than ancient propagandists
or modern theorists have made them
out to be. My guess is that they would
approve, and so will readers.” —Guy
MacLean Rogers, Wellesley College

A ntony and Cleopatra Marketing Highlights:


◆◆ National media attention
Adrian Goldsworthy ◆◆ National review attention
◆◆ Radio satellite tour
From the prizewinning author of Caesar and How ◆◆ National advertising
Rome Fell, a major new account of the charged ◆◆ Social media campaign
love affair between Antony and Cleopatra, richly ◆◆ Online marketing with history sites
informed by military and political history ◆◆ Academic and library marketing
◆◆ Backlist repromotion of Caesar pb and
In this remarkable dual biography of the two great lovers of antiq- How Rome Fell pb
uity, preeminent historian Adrian Goldsworthy goes beyond myth Also by Adrian Goldsworthy:
and romance to create a nuanced and historically acute portrayal of How Rome Fell
his subjects, set against the political backdrop of their time. A his- See page 87
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Caesar
profoundly, the book takes readers on a journey that crosses cul-
Life of a Colossus
tures and boundaries from ancient Greece and ancient Egypt to the Paper 978-0-300-12689-1   $20.00
Roman Empire.
Adrian Goldsworthy is a preeminent
Drawing on his prodigious knowledge of the ancient world and his historian of the ancient world. The author of
many books, including How Rome Fell, Caesar,
keen sense of the period’s military and political history, Goldsworthy The Roman Army at War, and In the Name of
creates a singular portrait of the iconic lovers. “Antony and Cleopatra Rome, he lectures widely and consults on his-
were first and foremost political animals,” explains Goldsworthy, torical documentaries produced by the History
who places politics and ideology at the heart of their storied romance. Channel, National Geographic, and the BBC.
Goldsworthy is also the recipient of numerous
Undertaking a close analysis of ancient sources and archaeological
prizes. He lives in Wales.
evidence, Goldsworthy bridges the gaps of current scholarship and
dispels misconceptions that have entered the popular consciousness.
He explains why Cleopatra was consistently portrayed by Hollywood
as an Egyptian, even though she was really Greek, and argues that
Antony had far less military experience than anyone would suspect
from reading Shakespeare and other literature. Goldsworthy makes
an important case for understanding Antony as a powerful Roman
senator and political force in his own right.
A masterfully told—and deeply human—story of love, politics, and
ambition, Goldsworthy’s Antony and Cleopatra delivers a compel-
ling reassessment of a major episode in ancient history.

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Praise for The Kingdom
of Infinite Space:
“An amazing book about the
human head, I’ve never seen
anything like it.  . . .A very heady,
heady experience.  . . .Thrilling.”
—Lynne Truss, Sunday Times

Michelangelo’s Finger Marketing Highlights:


◆◆ Major review attention
An Exploration of Everyday Transcendence ◆◆ Academic and library marketing
Raymond Tallis Also by Raymond Tallis:
The Kingdom of Infinite Space
A renowned British public intellectual illustrates how A Portrait of Your Head
our unique ability to point the index finger has shaped Paper 978-0-300-15860-1   $18.00
our amazing evolutionary pathway as humans Raymond Tallis is emeritus professor of
In this startlingly original and persuasive book, Raymond Tallis geriatric medicine, University of Manchester,
UK. As a poet, novelist, and philosopher, he has
shows that it is easy to underestimate the influence of small things in explored consciousness, language, and what is
determining what manner of creatures humans are. He argues that distinctive about human beings, and he is often
the independent movement of the human index finger is one such cited as one of Britain’s great public intellectu-
easily overlooked factor. Indeed, not for nothing is the index finger als. His recent books include The Kingdom of
Infinite Space; The Hand; I Am; The Knowing
called the “forefinger.” It is the finger we most naturally deploy when Animal; and The Enduring Significance of
we want to pry objects out of small spaces, but it plays a far more Parmenides. He lives in Cheshire, UK.
significant role in an action unique to us among primates: pointing.
Tallis argues that it is through pointing that the index finger made
a significant contribution to the development of humans and to
the creation of a human world separate from the rest of the natural
world. Observing the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and the hugely
familiar and awkward encounter between Michelangelo’s God and
Man through their index fingers, Tallis identifies the artist’s intuitive
awareness of the central role of the index finger in making us unique.
Just as the reaching index fingers of God and Man are here made
central to the creation of our kind, so Tallis believes that the seem-
ingly simple act of pointing, which is used in a wide variety of ways,
is central to our extraordinary evolution.

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The Best Technology Writing 2010 Marketing Highlights:
◆◆ National media attention
Edited by Julian Dibbell ◆◆ Cross-promotion with contributors and
featured publications
Acclaimed writer Julian Dibbell collects the year’s ◆◆ Social media campaign
best writing on technologies old and new
◆◆ The Best Technology Writing
The iPad. The Kindle. Twitter. When the Best Technology Writing
Also available:
series was inaugurated in 2005, these technologies did not exist. Now The Best Technology Writing 2009
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introduction to The Best Technology Writing 2010, “The digital is us.
Julian Dibbell is a contributing editor at
Yet for that reason, it is also something more, a lightening rod for our Wired Magazine and the author of the books
feelings about technology in general.” Whether it is Sam Anderson’s Play Money: Or, How I Quit My Day Job and
giddy but troubled defense of online distractions, David Carr’s full- Made Millions Trading Virtual Loot and My
throated elegy to the dying world of pre-digital publishing, Steven Tiny Life: Crime and Passion in a Virtual World.
Johnson’s warm appreciation of Twitter’s bite-size contributions to
collective human intelligence, or Evan Ratliff’s fascinating month- The Best Technology Writing 2010
long quest to disappear without a digital trace, many of the essays includes essays written by:
gathered here register our intense and complicated fascination with Sam Anderson, Burkhard Bilger,
digital media. But as Dibbell notes, these essays also remind us that Joshua Bearman, Mark Bowden,
some of the most disruptive and fascinating technologies continue David Carr, Douglas Fox, Tad
to come from beyond the digital world. Jill Lepore’s writing on the Friend, Ben Greenman, Vanessa
politics of breast-feeding gadgetry, Stephen Silberman’s investiga- Grigoriadis, James Harkin, Adam
tion of the placebo effect in pharmaceutical testing, Burkhard Bilger Higginbotham, Alex Hutchinson,
reporting on efforts to build a better cook stove for the developing Steven Johnson, Kevin Kelly, Jill
world, and Tad Friend’s profile of electric-car developer Elon Musk’s Lepore, Alexis Madrigal, Javier
efforts to head off environmental catastrophe all invite us to reflect Marias, Mike Massimino, Evan
on how many aspects of human experience remain fundamentally Ratliff, Daniel Roth, Clay Shirky,
unchanged by digital technology. Steve Silberman, Annie Trubek,
Packed with marvelous essays on technologies old and new, The Best Lawrence Weschler
Technology Writing 2010 is an outstanding addition to this “fantastic”
(Cory Doctorow), “fascinating” (Chris Anderson) series.

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Jewish Lives

Announcing a major new series of brief, interpretive


biographies offering an indispensible guide to the Jewish past.
Jewish Lives is a collaboration of Yale University Press and the
Leon D. Black Foundation

Forthcoming titles include:

Leonard Bernstein by Allen Shawn


Louis Brandeis by Jeffrey Rosen
Martin Buber by Paul Mendes-Flohr
Moshe Dayan by Mordechai Bar-On
Bob Dylan by Ron Rosenbaum
Sigmund Freud by Adam Phillips
Emma Goldman by Vivian Gornick
Hank Greenberg by Mark Kurlansky
Franz Kafka by Saul Friedlander
Abraham Isaac Kook by Yehuda Mirsky
Moses Maimonides by Moshe Halbertal
Rashi by Jack Miles
Walter Rathenau by Shulamit Volkov
Solomon by Steven Weitzman

A Lso new in the series in FALL 2010

Moses Mendelssohn by Shmuel Feiner


—See page 45

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“With panache worthy of his subject,
Gottlieb lays out the players as if
Bernhardt’s life were a stage drama.
His charismatic prose captures the
spell of the consummate mythmaker.”
—Carol Ockman, coauthor of Sarah
Bernhardt: The Art of High Drama

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Everything about Sarah Bernhardt is fascinating, from her obscure
birth to her glorious career—redefining the very nature of her art—to Robert Gottlieb is the author of the
her amazing (and highly public) romantic life to her indomitable acclaimed Balanchine: The Ballet Maker. He
writes for the New York Review of Books, The
spirit. Well into her seventies, after the amputation of her leg, she New Yorker, and other publications, and is
was performing under bombardment for soldiers during World War I, dance critic for the New York Observer. His
as well as crisscrossing America on her ninth American tour. career in publishing—as editor in chief of
Simon and Schuster, Alfred A. Knopf, and The
Her family was also a source of curiosity: the mother she adored and New Yorker—is legendary.
who scorned her; her two half-sisters, who died young after lives of dis-
sipation; and most of all, her son, Maurice, whom she worshiped and
raised as an aristocrat, in the style appropriate to his presumed father,
the Belgian Prince de Ligne. Only once did they quarrel—over the
Dreyfus Affair. Maurice was a right-wing snob; Sarah, always proud
of her Jewish heritage, was a passionate Dreyfusard and Zolaist.
Though the Bernhardt literature is vast, Gottlieb’s Sarah is the first
English-language biography to appear in decades. Brilliantly, it
tracks the trajectory through which an illegitimate—and scandal-
ous—daughter of a courtesan transformed herself into the most
famous actress who ever lived, and into a national icon, a symbol
of France.

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General Interest 15
“Allen Hornblum’s detailed and
fascinating portrait of Harry
Gold makes readers understand
how and why he became a spy.
Without attempting to justify Gold’s
betrayals, Hornblum humanizes
him and presents a sad yet oddly
appealing human being.” —Harvey
Klehr, Emory University

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enigmatic spies in U.S. history: the man who delivered Allen Hornblum has been executive
the plans for the atom bomb to the Soviets director of Americans for Democratic Action,
chief of staff of the Philadelphia Sheriff’s
In the history of Soviet espionage in America, few people figure more Office, and college lecturer. His previous books
crucially than Harry Gold. A Russian Jewish immigrant who spied include Sentenced to Science, Acres of Skin, and
Confessions of a Second Story Man. He lives
for the Soviets from 1935 until 1950, Gold was an accomplished
in Philadelphia.
industrial and military espionage agent. He was assigned to be physi-
cist Klaus Fuchs’s “handler” and ultimately conveyed sheaves of
stolen information about the Manhattan Project from Los Alamos
to Russian agents. He is literally the man who gave the USSR the
plans for the atom bomb. The subject of the most intensive public
manhunt in the history of the FBI, Gold was arrested in May 1950.
His confession revealed scores of contacts, and his testimony in the
trial of the Rosenbergs proved pivotal. Yet among his co-workers, fel-
low prisoners at Lewisburg Penitentiary, and even those in the FBI,
Gold earned respect, admiration, and affection.
In The Invisible Harry Gold, journalist and historian Allen
Hornblum paints a surprising portrait of this notorious yet unknown
figure. Through interviews with many individuals who knew Gold
and years of research into primary documents, Hornblum has
produced a gripping account of how a fundamentally decent and
well-intentioned man helped commit the greatest scientific theft of
the twentieth century.

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16 General Interest
“I love this book! It accomplishes
so much at such short length. The
Battle of Marathon is not only
history but perhaps even literature,
evoking the ancient experience
elegiacally yet never unmoored from
the evidence.” —Phyllis Culham,
United States Naval Academy

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Peter Krentz is W.R. Grey Professor of


How did the city-state of Athens defeat the invaders from Persia, the
Classics and History, Davidson College, where
first world empire, on the plain of Marathon in 490 BCE? Clever he has taught Greek and Roman history
scholars skeptical of our earliest surviving source, Herodotus, have since 1979.
produced one ingenious theory after another. In this stimulating
new book, bound to provoke controversy, Peter Krentz argues that
Herodotus was right after all.
Beginning his analysis with the Athenians’ first formal contact with
the Persians in 507 BCE, Krentz weaves together ancient evidence
with travelers’ descriptions, archaeological discoveries, geological
surveys, and the experiences of modern reenactors and soldiers to
tell his story.
Krentz argues that before Marathon the Athenian army fought in
a much less organized way than the standard view of the hoplite
phalanx suggests: as an irregularly armed mob rather than a disci-
plined formation of identically equipped infantry. At Marathon the
Athenians equipped all their fighters, including archers and horse-
men, as hoplites for the first time. Because their equipment weighed
only half as much as is usually thought, the Athenians and their
Plataean allies could charge almost a mile at a run, as Herodotus says
they did. Krentz improves on this account in Herodotus by showing
why the Athenians wanted to do such a risky thing.

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General Interest 17
You have modeled your new book, American
Caesars, on a famous Roman history,
The Twelve Caesars, by Suetonius. What
parallels do you see between the emperors of
ancient Rome and recent American presidents?
Many! Rome became the most powerful empire in the
Frank Monkiewicz

world—in military might, in economic ascendancy, and


in its culture, including its language. Since World War
II, the United States has wielded just such superpower.
Examining, as Suetonius did, the performances and
A ConversAtion personal lives of the men who have led the United States
with nigel seemed timely.
h Amilton
You mean, before the decline of the
American empire?
I don’t know about that! But clearly the past sixty years
have seen the United States at the very height of its
global influence, for good and ill—a perspective we often
lose sight of as we watch the daily political games in the
Coliseum called Washington!

Who do you class as great American Caesars,


and who do you see as poor, even shocking?
FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy were, to my
mind, great emperors. They truly saved and strengthened
the free and democratic world, for all their faults and
peccadilloes. The worst were Richard Nixon—who used
treason to win the presidency, and extraordinary tactics
to hang on to it—and George W. Bush, who abdicated
presidential power to his vice president. And in between
are some tragic figures.

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An insightful portrait of U.S. presidents from
Franklin D. Roosevelt to George W. Bush Nigel Hamilton is one of Britain’s most
distinguished biographers: a recipient of the
Modeled on one of the most famous histories of ancient Rome (The Whitbread Prize for Biography and the Templer
Twelve Caesars), Nigel Hamilton’s new book, American Caesars, Medal for Military History. His books include
The Brothers Mann; his official three-volume
looks afresh at the lives and careers of the twelve leaders of the life of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery,
American empire since World War II, from Franklin D. Roosevelt Monty; his two-volume biography Bill Clinton;
to George W. Bush. and his bestselling JFK: Reckless Youth, which
was made into an ABC miniseries. He has
President by president, Hamilton relates and examines the presi- also published two works on the history and
dents’ unique characters, their paths to Pennsylvania Avenue, their practice of biography. Hamilton became the
first professor of biography in Britain, at De
effectiveness as global leaders, and their lessons in governance, both Montfort University, and he currently lives in
good and bad. With uncompromising candor he looks at how these the United States, where he is senior fellow in
powerful men responded to the challenges that defined their presi- the McCormack Graduate School, University
dencies—FDR’s role as a war leader, Harry Truman’s decision to of Massachusetts, Boston.
mount a Berlin Airlift rather than pursue military confrontation with
the Soviets, Lyndon Johnson’s undertaking of controversial Civil
Rights legislation and his disastrous war in Vietnam, Jimmy Carter’s
handling of the Iran hostage crisis, George H. W. Bush’s effective-
ness in guiding the world during the collapse of the Soviet Union,
and his son’s fateful invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as
other salient episodes in modern American history. In the Suetonian
manner, Hamilton also looks at the presidents’ private lives—some
noble, some flawed, some deeply moving.
In this essential book for our times, Hamilton strips away myths
and wishful thinking to record our most recent presidents as they
really were: leaders guiding the fortunes of an unruly empire, on a
world stage. In its scope, clarity, readability, and empathy, American
Caesars is destined to become a modern classic.

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General Interest 19
“Kern’s recreation of the daily routines
at Shadwell is both painstaking and
path-breaking. All future students of
Jefferson will turn to this as the standard
account of his childhood world.”
—Lauren Winner, Duke University

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boyhood home, providing new insights into ◆◆ The Lamar Series in Western History
the founding father’s formative years Susan Kern is currently visiting assistant
professor of history at the College of William
Merging archaeology, material culture, and social history, historian and Mary. She is a former archaeologist for the
Susan Kern reveals the fascinating story of Shadwell, the birthplace of Thomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello)
Thomas Jefferson and home to his parents, Jane and Peter Jefferson, and has also taught courses at the University
of Virginia. This is her first book. She lives
their eight children, and over sixty slaves. Located in present-day in Virginia.
Albemarle County, Virginia, Shadwell was at the time considered
“the frontier.” However, Kern demonstrates that Shadwell was no
crude log cabin; it was, in fact, a well-appointed gentry house full of
fashionable goods, located at the center of a substantial plantation.
Kern’s scholarship offers new views of the family’s role in settling
Virginia as well as new perspectives on Thomas Jefferson himself. By
examining a variety of sources, including account books, diaries, and
letters, Kern recreates in rich detail the daily lives of the Jeffersons
at Shadwell—from Jane Jefferson’s cultivation of a learned and cul-
tured household to Peter Jefferson’s extensive business network and
oversight of a thriving plantation.
Shadwell was Thomas Jefferson’s patrimony, but Kern asserts that his
real legacy there came from his parents, who cultivated the strong
social connections that would later open doors for their children.
At Shadwell, Jefferson learned the importance of fostering relation-
ships with slaves, laborers, and powerful office holders, as well as the
hierarchical structure of large plantations, which he later applied at
Monticello. The story of Shadwell affects how we interpret much of
what we know about Thomas Jefferson today, and Kern’s fascinating
book is sure to become the standard work on Jefferson’s early years.

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20 General Interest
“The author has managed to cover more
than 200 years of Turkey’s history in
considerable detail. This is indeed
a significant work and makes an
important contribution to the existing
literature on the subject.” —Sabri
Sayari, Sabanci University, Istanbul

Turkey, Islam, Nationalism, Marketing Highlights:


and Modernity
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A History Carter Findley is a Humanities
Carter Findley Distinguished Professor at Ohio State
University and an honorary member of the
A comprehensive panorama of the religious Turkish Academy of Sciences. His book The
Turks in World History won the 2006 British-
and secular forces that shaped the Republic Kuwait Friendship Society Prize for Middle
of Turkey over two centuries Eastern Studies.

Turkey, Islam, Nationalism, and Modernity reveals the historical


dynamics propelling two centuries of Ottoman and Turkish his-
tory. As mounting threats to imperial survival necessitated dynamic
responses, ethnolinguistic and religious identities inspired alterna-
tive strategies for engaging with modernity. A radical, secularizing
current of change competed with a conservative, Islamically com-
mitted current. Crises sharpened the differentiation of the two
currents, forcing choices between them.
The radical current began with the formation of reformist govern-
mental elites and expanded with the advent of “print capitalism,”
symbolized by the privately owned, Ottoman-language newspapers.
The radicals engineered the 1908 Young Turk revolution, ruled
empire and republic until 1950, made secularism a lasting “belief
system,” and still retain powerful positions.
The conservative current gained impetus from three history-making
Islamic renewal movements, those of Mevlana Halid, Said Nursi,
and Fethullah Gülen. Powerful under the empire, Islamic conserva-
tives did not regain control of government until the 1980s. By then
they, too, had their own influential media.
Findley’s reassessment of political, economic, social, and cultural
history reveals the dialectical interaction between radical and conser-
vative currents of change, which alternately clashed and converged
to shape late Ottoman and republican Turkish history.

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General Interest 21
“Polemical, witty, passionate, and
erudite, What Ever Happened to
Modernism? is a most compelling
ode to modernism, and a most
convincing defense of its relevance
for literature and the arts today. It is
a remarkable journey through 500
years of literature and delectable from
beginning to end. I cannot recommend
it enough.” —Miguel de Beistegui

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Also by Gabriel Josipovici:
contemporary literature has failed it The Book of God
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ions. For novelist and critic Gabriel Josipovici, the contemporary Touch
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groundbreaking Modernist forebears. This agile and passionate book
Gabriel Josipovici is a prolific and
asks why. eminent novelist, literary theorist, critic, and
scholar. He is currently research professor at
Modernism, Josipovici suggests, is only superficially a reaction to the University of Sussex, where he taught in the
industrialization or a revolution in diction and form; essentially, it School of European Studies for thirty-five years.
is art coming to consciousness of its own limits and responsibilities. His remarkable body of work spans a wide range
And its origins are to be sought not in 1850 or 1800, but in the early of genres and includes three nonfiction books
published by Yale University Press: The Book of
1500s, with the crisis of society and perception that also led to the rise God (1986), Touch (1996), and On Trust (1999).
of Protestantism. With sophistication and persuasiveness, Josipovici
charts some of Modernism’s key stages, from Dürer, Rabelais, and
Cervantes to the present, bringing together a rich array of artists,
musicians, and writers both familiar and unexpected—including
Beckett, Borges, Friedrich, Cézanne, Stevens, Robbe-Grillet,
Beethoven, and Wordsworth. He concludes with a stinging attack on
the current literary scene in Britain and America, which raises ques-
tions about not only national taste, but contemporary culture itself.
Gabriel Josipovici has spent a lifetime writing, and writing about
other writers. What Ever Happened to Modernism? is a strident call
to arms, and a tour de force of literary, artistic, and philosophical
explication that will stimulate anyone interested in art in the twenti-
eth century and today.

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Lidless Marketing Highlights:
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The third winner of the Yale Drama Series competition ◆◆ Yale Drama Series
for emerging playwrights—a haunting and provocative Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig holds an MFA
imagining of the reunion, years later, of a Guantánamo from the James Michener Center for Writers at
detainee and the female interrogator who tortured him the University of Texas, Austin. She was raised
in Taipei, Okinawa, Virginia, and Beijing.
It’s been fifteen years since Guantánamo, fifteen years since Bashir
last saw his U.S. Army interrogator, Alice. Bashir is now dying of a
disease of the liver, an organ that he believes is the home of the soul.
He tracks down Alice in Texas and demands that she donate half her
liver as restitution for the damage wrought during her interrogations.
But Alice doesn’t remember Bashir; a PTSD pill trial she partici-
pated in while in the army has left her without any memory of her
time there. It is only when her inquisitive fourteen-year-old daugh-
ter begins her own investigation that the fragile peace of mind that
Alice’s drug-induced oblivion enabled begins to falter.
Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s powerful drama asks important and dif-
ficult questions: Is guilt a necessary form of moral reckoning, or is it
an obstacle to be overcome? Will the price of our national political
amnesia be paid only by the next generation—the daughters and
sons who were never there?
Upon awarding the prize, David Hare wrote, “We admired the play
because—although it was stylishly written, although the governing
metaphor and basic realism were held in a fine balance—it also
recalled the political urgency which had propelled a previous gen-
eration of writers into the theatre in the first place.”

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General Interest 23
A long -time writer One of the things about charisma is an ability of a person to
connect with other people, and Bill Clinton can do that. He does it
for the A rkAnsAs
quickly, serially, and effectively.
GAzette, MAx
BrAnTLey is He gets close to you, he touches, he establishes a physical
now editor of the connection – arm on a shoulder, a handshake. He looks you in
your eye, and for a short period of time makes you think that you’re
A rkAnsAs times. the only person in the room. And he quickly finds the common
foundation – hometown, knows your cousin, knows somebody
who went to the school you went to, knows your boss. And then
the other thing he can do, which is the real trick, is file it away and
have near total recall of it at some point way in the future.

I’ve known politicians who can do some of these things but they do
it in a way where it seems palpably a parlor trick. But Bill Clinton
really is interested that much in people – some of it is just genuine.
He has a deep and abiding empathy for human beings, and people
can tell it.

People can tell a phony. In terms of his interest in human beings,


he’s not necessarily constant, but he’s not a phony. At that moment,
he’s definitely in love with you.

Joe PUrVis, A Picture this: We’re sitting in the solarium at the White House
eating bacon and eggs or something like that, biscuits, and here
childhood friend comes a guy in a pair of jogging shorts and a T-shirt. “Hey, get
of clinton’s, you a Coke?” And he reaches in and hands you a Coca-Cola
on A Visit to the and sits down. We talked for probably an hour and a half – my
white hoUse. wife and I; David Leopoulos may have been there that weekend
as well. There’s just the four of us up there, although of course,
they’ve got Secret Service people. He gets interrupted by the
ushers with a couple of national-security calls and stuff going
on in Bosnia. And just as he sits down, while he’s sweating and
wiping himself off with a towel and drinking a Coke, he says,
“We just dodged a bullet in Bosnia,” and doesn’t elaborate.

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“This is an ambitious and impressive
work. Takiff has taken on a
daunting subject and done very
well with it.” —Lewis L. Gould,
University of Texas at Austin

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Michael Takiff is an independent scholar


Though Bill Clinton has been out of office since 2001, public fas- and oral historian whose writing has appeared
cination with him continues unabated. Many books about Clinton in the New York Times, Washington Post, and
have been published in recent years, but shockingly, no single-vol- Los Angeles Times. He is the author of Brave
ume biography covers the full scope of Clinton’s life from the cradle Men, Gentle Heroes: American Fathers and Sons
in World War II and Vietnam.
to the present day, not even Clinton’s own account, My Life. More
troubling still, books on Clinton have tended to be highly polarized,
casting the former president in an overly positive or negative light.
In this, the first complete oral history of Clinton’s life, historian
Michael Takiff presents the first truly balanced book on one of our
nation’s most controversial and fascinating presidents. Through more
than 150 chronologically arranged interviews with key figures includ-
ing Bob Dole, James Carville, and Tom Brokaw, among many others,
A Complicated Man goes far beyond the well-worn party-line terri-
tory to capture the larger-than-life essence of Clinton the man. With
the tremendous attention given to the Lewinsky scandal, it is easy
to overlook the president’s humble upbringing, as well as his many
achievements at home and abroad: the longest economic boom in
American history, a balanced budget, successful intervention in the
Balkans, and a series of landmark, if controversial, free-trade agree-
ments. Through the candid recollections of Takiff’s many subjects,
A Complicated Man leaves no area unexplored, revealing the most
complete and unexpected portrait of our forty-second president pub-
lished to date.

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General Interest 25
The Spirit of the Quakers Marketing Highlights:
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An inspiring and enlightening introduction
to Quakerism, the second title in the Yale ◆◆ The Spirit of X
University Press “The Spirit of . . .” series Geoffrey Durham became a member
of the Religious Society of Friends in 1999.
Who are the Quakers, what do they believe, and what do they As a founding member of Quaker Quest, a
practice? The Religious Society of Friends—also known as pioneering outreach project, he has spoken or
Quakers—believes that everyone can have a direct experience of facilitated at some 300 public meetings, fielding
questions and concerns from enquirers. He
God. Quakers express this in a unique form of worship that inspires contributed articles to all seven of the “Twelve
them to work for change in themselves and in the world. In The Quakers and . . .” series, and edited Twelve
Spirit of the Quakers, Geoffrey Durham, himself a Friend, explains Quakers and Pacifism and Twelve Quakers and
Quakerism through quotations from writings that cover 350 years, Equality. He lives in the UK.
from the beginnings of the movement to the present day.
Peace and equality are major themes in the book, but readers will
also find thought-provoking passages on the importance of action for
social change, the primacy of truth, the value of simplicity, the need
for a sense of community, and much more. The quoted texts convey
a powerful religious impulse, courage in the face of persecution, the
warmth of human relationships, and dedicated perseverance in pro-
moting just causes.
The extended quotations have been carefully selected from well-
known Quakers such as George Fox, William Penn, John Greenleaf
Whittier, Elizabeth Fry and John Woolman, as well as many contem-
porary Friends. Together with Geoffrey Durham’s enlightening and
sympathetic introductions to the texts, the extracts from these writers
form an engaging, often moving guide to this accessible and open-
hearted religious faith.

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26 General Interest
Globalization at R isk Marketing Highlights:
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Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Kati Suominen Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Reginald
Jones Senior Fellow at the Institute for
Drawing on rigorous research, this book summarizes International Economics, was formerly the
the payoffs from globalization past, and presents Marcus Wallenberg Professor of International
a roadmap for the future of globalization. Finance Diplomacy and deputy director of
the International Law Institute at Georgetown
History has declared globalization the winner of the 20th century. University. Kati Suominen is Transatlantic
Globalization connected the world and created wealth unimagina- Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the
United States. In 2004–10, she served as Trade
ble in the wake of the Second World War. But the financial crisis of Economist at the Inter-American Development
2008–09 has now placed at risk the liberal economic policies behind Bank, where she managed the Bank’s global
globalization. Engulfing the entire world, the crisis gave new fuel to trade policy research. Both authors live in
the skeptics of the benefits of economic integration. Policy responses Washington, D.C.
seem to favor anti-globalizers. New regulations could balkanize the
global financial system, while widespread protectionist impulses
might undo the Doha Round. Issues from climate change to
national security may be used as convenient excuses to keep imports
out, keep jobs at home, and to clamp down on global capital. Will
globalization triumph or perish in the 21st century? What reforms
make sense in the post-crisis world?
International economists Gary Clyde Hufbauer and Kati Suominen
argue that globalization has been a force of great good, one that
needs to be actively advanced and honed. Drawing on the latest eco-
nomic analyses, they reveal the drivers and effects of global finance
and trade, lay out the key risks to globalization, and offer a practical
policy roadmap for managing the challenges while increasing the
gains. Vital reading for anyone in business, finance, foreign affairs,
or economics, Globalization at Risk is sure to advance public debate
on this defining issue of the 21st century.

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General Interest 27
Another book on Adam Smith?
Yes, but this is a biography, and a new biography is
badly needed. I wanted to remind people that Adam
Smith wrote The Wealth of Nations as a philosopher
who had spent most of his life developing systems of
ethics, jurisprudence, rhetoric, and aesthetics as well as
political economy. I also wanted to present Smith as a
Jo Nixon

philosopher who lived and worked in one of the most


creative centers of Enlightenment in eighteenth-century
A conversAtion Europe. There are new stories to be told about the
with nick development of Smith’s thought and about Scotland’s
remarkable enlightenment. And biography seemed to me
PhilliPson to be the most interesting and readable way of bringing
all of this together.

Biographies are about a person’s life, works, and


character. What aspect interested you most?
Character, I think. Smith’s private life isn’t that well
documented and the challenge of the book was to bring
him to life by reading his philosophy for the light it
sheds on the development of his mind and personality.
I planned the book as an intellectual biography, and I
hope that’s how it will be read.

And your message?


I hoped that readers would find that reading about Smith
in the round, as it were, would humanize him and make
his thought more accessible to modern readers.

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A dam Smith Marketing Highlights:
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This fascinating intellectual biography of Adam ◆◆ Online marketing
Smith dramatically rewrites the economist’s life ◆◆ Academic and library marketing

and offers new insight into his iconic concepts. Nick Phillipson is one of the leading
scholars of the Scottish Enlightenment. An
Adam Smith (1723–90) is celebrated all over the world as the author Honorary Research Fellow in History at
of The Wealth of Nations and the founder of modern economics. A the University of Edinburgh, he has held
few of his ideas—that of the “invisible hand” of the market and that visiting appointments at Princeton, Yale, the
Folger Library, and the Ludwigs-Maximillian
“It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker Universitat. An associate editor on the New
that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
have become iconic. Yet Smith saw himself primarily as a philoso- and a founding editor of the journal Modern
pher rather than an economist and would never have predicted that Intellectual History, he was codirector of the
Science of Man in Scotland project and past
the ideas for which he is now best known were his most important. president of the Eighteenth-Century Scottish
This book shows the extent to which The Wealth of Nations and Studies Society.
Smith’s other great work, The Theory of Moral Sentiments, were part
of a larger scheme to establish a grand “Science of Man,” one of the
most ambitious projects of the European Enlightenment, which was
to encompass law, history, and aesthetics as well as economics and
ethics, and which was only half complete on Smith’s death in 1790.
Nick Phillipson reconstructs Smith’s intellectual ancestry and shows
what Smith took from, and what he gave to, in the rapidly changing
intellectual and commercial cultures of Glasgow and Edinburgh as
they entered the great years of the Scottish Enlightenment. Above all
he explains how far Smith’s ideas developed in dialogue with those of
his closest friend, the other titan of the age, David Hume.

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General Interest 29
Virtual Justice Marketing Highlights:
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The New Laws of Online Worlds ◆◆ Online marketing
Greg Lastowka ◆◆ Academic and library marketing

Greg Lastowka is a Professor of


What happens in the virtual world doesn’t Law at Rutgers University. He teaches and
always stay in the virtual world researches the laws of intellectual property and
new technology.
Tens of millions of people today are living part of their life in a vir-
tual world. In places like World of Warcraft, Second Life, and Free
Realms, people are making friends, building communities, creating
art, and making real money. Business is booming on the virtual fron-
tier, as billions of dollars are paid in exchange for pixels on screens.
But sometimes things go wrong. Virtual criminals defraud online
communities in pursuit of real-world profits. People feel cheated
when their avatars lose virtual property to wrongdoers. Increasingly,
they turn to legal systems for solutions. But when your avatar has
been robbed, what law is there to assist you?
In Virtual Justice, Greg Lastowka illustrates the real legal dilemmas
posed by virtual worlds. Presenting the most recent lawsuits and con-
troversies, he explains how governments are responding to the chaos
on the cyberspace frontier. After an engaging overview of the history
and business models of today’s virtual worlds, he explores how laws
of property, jurisdiction, crime, and copyright are being adapted to
pave the path of virtual law.
Virtual worlds are becoming more important to society with each
passing year. This pioneering study will be an invaluable guide to
scholars of online communities for years to come.

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30 General Interest
“As sleek and powerful as Louis in his
prime, Roberts’s biography strips away
the hagiography and victimology
to portray the great champion as
a vibrant player in the heart of
the American century.” —Robert
Lipsyte, New York Times contributor

Joe L ouis Marketing Highlights:


◆◆ National media attention including radio
Hard Times Man and print features
Randy Roberts ◆◆ National review attention
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The definitive biography of one of the publications and websites
twentieth century’s greatest sports figures ◆◆ National advertising
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Joe Louis defended his heavyweight boxing title an astonishing ◆◆ Online marketing
twenty-five times and reigned as world champion for more than ◆◆ Academic and library marketing
eleven years. He got more column inches of newspaper coverage Randy Roberts is distinguished professor
in the 1930s than FDR did. His racially and politically charged of history at Purdue University. His previous
defeat of Max Schmeling in 1938 made Louis a national hero. But books include biographies of the boxers Jack
Dempsey and Jack Johnson (both nominated
as important as his record is what he meant to African-Americans: for Pulitzer Prizes); a history of American sports
at a time when the boxing ring was the only venue where black and since 1945; and books on Charles Lindbergh,
white could meet on equal terms, Louis embodied all their hopes for John Wayne, and the Vietnam War. He lives in
dignity and equality. Lafayette, Indiana.

Through meticulous research and first-hand interviews, acclaimed


historian and biographer Randy Roberts presents Louis, and his
impact on sport and country, in a way never before accomplished.
Roberts reveals an athlete who carefully managed his public image,
and whose relationships with both the black and white communi-
ties—including his relationships with mobsters—were far more
complex than the simplistic accounts of heroism and victimization
that have dominated previous biographies.
Richly researched and utterly captivating, this extraordinary biogra-
phy presents the full range of Joe Louis’s power in and out of the
boxing ring.

October  Biography/Sports  Cloth  978-0-300-12222-0  $30.00


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General Interest 31
“A comprehensive account of the brain
mechanisms of cognition, not only
historical but also quite readable
and offering a unique perspective
and hypotheses. Duncan offers a
more fluid dynamic view of frontal
cortex function that stands in contrast
to the traditional model of cortical
function.” —Earl K. Miller, Picower
Professor of Neuroscience, MIT

How Intelligence H appens Marketing Highlights:


◆◆ Major review attention
John Duncan ◆◆ Academic and library marketing

From a scientist at the forefront of revolutionary John Duncan is assistant director of the
work in neuroscience, a firsthand account of his MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in
Cambridge, honorary professor of cognitive
search for the biological basis of intelligence neuroscience at the Universities of Cambridge
and Bangor, visiting professor at the University
Human intelligence is among the most powerful forces on earth. of Oxford, and fellow of the Royal Society and
It builds sprawling cities, vast cornfields, coffee plantations, and the British Academy. For the past thirty years,
complex microchips; it takes us from the atom to the limits of the his research has focused on linking human
universe. Understanding how brains build intelligence is among the mind to brain. He is known for his frontal-lobe
theory of human intelligence, which has been
most fascinating challenges of modern science. How does the bio- covered in the media worldwide. He lives in a
logical brain, a collection of billions of cells, enable us to do things small village near Cambridge, U.K.
no other species can do? In this book John Duncan, a scientist who
has spent thirty years studying the human brain, offers an adventure
story—the story of the hunt for basic principles of human intelli-
gence, behavior, and thought.
Using results drawn from classical studies of intelligence testing;
from attempts to build computers that think; from studies of how
minds change after brain damage; from modern discoveries of brain
imaging; and from groundbreaking recent research, Duncan synthe-
sizes often difficult-to-understand information into a book that will
delight scientific and popular readers alike. He explains how brains
break down problems into useful, solvable parts and then assemble
these parts into the complex mental programs of human thought
and action.
Moving from the foundations of psychology, artificial intelligence,
and neuroscience to the most current scientific thinking, How
Intelligence Happens is for all those curious to understand how their
own mind works.

October  Science/Psychology/Neuroscience  Cloth  978-0-300-15411-5  $28.00


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256 pp.  5 1⁄2 x 8 1⁄4  10 b/w illus.  World

32 General Interest
Houdini Exhibition Schedule:
The Jewish Museum, New York
Art and Magic 10/31/10–03/27/11
Brooke Kamin Rapaport Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles
With contributions by Alan Brinkley, Hasia R. Diner, 04/27/11–08/11/11
Contemporary Jewish Museum, San
Gabriel de Guzman, and Kenneth Silverman
Francisco
A stunning visual history of the life 09/16/11–01/15/12
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art,
and career of Harry Houdini Wisconsin
Born Ehrich Weiss in Budapest, Hungary, Harry Houdini (1874– 2/11/12–5/13/12
1926) was a rabbi’s son who became one of the 20th century’s most Published in association with The Jewish
famous performers. His gripping theatrical presentations and heart- Museum
stopping outdoor spectacles attracted unprecedented crowds, and
Brooke Kamin Rapaport is a curator
his talent for self-promotion and provocation captured headlines on
and writer. Alan Brinkley is the Allan
both sides of the Atlantic. Nevins Professor of History at Columbia
University. Gabriel de Guzman is
Though Houdini’s work has earned him a place in the cultural pan- Neubauer Family Foundation Curatorial
theon, the details of his personal life and public persona are subjects Assistant at The Jewish Museum. Hasia
of equal fascination. His success was both cause for celebration in R. Diner is Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg
the Jewish community and testament to his powers of self-reinven- Professor of American Jewish History at New
York University. Kenneth Silverman is
tion. In Houdini: Art and Magic, essays on the artist’s life and work professor emeritus at New York University.
are accompanied by interviews with novelist E. L. Doctorow, magi-
cian Teller (of Penn and Teller), and contemporary artists including
Raymond Pettibon and Matthew Barney, documenting Houdini’s
evolution and influence from the late 19th century to the present.
Beautifully illustrated with a range of visual material, including
Houdini’s own diaries, iconic handcuffs, and straitjacket, along-
side rare period posters, prints, and photographs, this book brings
Houdini—both the myth and the man—back to life.

October  Art/Biography  Cloth  978-0-300-14684-4  $39.95


288 pp.  7 1⁄2 x 9 3⁄4  157 color + 45 b/w illus.  World

The Jewish Museum General Interest 33


Galileo Marketing Highlights:
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Watcher of the Skies ◆◆ Major review attention
David Wootton ◆◆ Academic and library marketing

David Wootton is Anniversary Professor


A provocative and penetrating new life of Galileo, of History, University of York. He delivered
placing the man, his achievements, and his failures the Raleigh Lecture in History at the British
in the broader history of the Scientific Revolution Academy in 2008 and will give the Carlyle
Lectures in Oxford in 2013. A regular
Galileo (1564–1642) is one of the most important and controversial contributor to the Times Literary Supplement,
figures in the history of science. A hero of modern science and key his previous books include Paolo Sarpi:
Between Renaissance and Enlightenment
to its birth, he was also a deeply divided man: a scholar committed to and Bad Medicine: Doctors Doing Harm
the establishment of scientific truth yet forced to concede the impor- Since Hippocrates.
tance of faith, and a brilliant analyst of the elegantly mathematical
workings of nature yet bungling and insensitive with his own family.
Tackling Galileo as astronomer, engineer, and author, David Wootton
places him at the center of Renaissance culture. He traces Galileo
through his early rebellious years; the beginnings of his scientific
career constructing a “new physics”; his move to Florence seeking
money, status, and greater freedom to attack intellectual orthodox-
ies; his trial for heresy and narrow escape from torture; and his house
arrest and physical (though not intellectual) decline. Wootton reveals
much that is new—from Galileo’s premature Copernicanism to a
previously unrecognized illegitimate daughter—and, controversially,
rejects the long-established orthodoxy which holds that Galileo was
a good Catholic.
Absolutely central to Galileo’s significance—and to science more
broadly—is the telescope, the potential of which Galileo was the
first to grasp. Wootton makes clear that it totally revolutionized
and galvanized scientific endeavor to discover new and previously
unimagined facts. Drawing extensively on Galileo’s voluminous let-
ters, many of which were self-censored and sly, this is an original,
arresting, and highly readable biography of a difficult, remarkable
Renaissance genius.

October  Biography/History of Science  Cloth  978-0-300-12536-8  $35.00


354 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  24 b/w illus.  World

34 General Interest
Defiance of the Patriots Marketing Highlights:
◆◆ National media attention including radio
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Benjamin L. Carp ◆◆ Major review attention
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An evocative and enthralling account of a ◆◆ Online marketing
defining event in American history ◆◆ Academic and library marketing

Benjamin L. Carp is Associate Professor of


On the evening of December 16, 1773, a group of disguised History at Tufts University, where he teaches the
Bostonians boarded three merchant ships and dumped more than history of early America. His first book is Rebels
forty-six tons of tea into Boston Harbor. The Boston Tea Party, as it Rising: Cities and the American Revolution. He
later came to be known, was an audacious and revolutionary act. It lives in Somerville, MA.
set the stage for war and cemented certain values in the American
psyche that many still cherish today. But why did the Tea Party hap-
pen? Whom did it involve? What did it mean? The answers to these
questions are far from straightforward.
In this thrilling new book, Benjamin L. Carp tells the full story of
the Tea Party—exploding myths, exploring the unique city life of
Boston, and setting this extraordinary event in a global context for
the first time. Bringing vividly to life the diverse array of people and
places that the Tea Party brought together—from Chinese tea-pick-
ers to English businessmen, Native American tribes, sugar plantation
slaves, and Boston’s ladies of leisure—Carp illuminates how a deter-
mined group shook the foundations of a mighty empire, and what
this has meant for Americans since. As he reveals many little-known
historical facts and considers the Tea Party’s uncertain legacy, he
presents a compelling and expansive history of an iconic event in
America’s tempestuous past.

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Available as eBook 978-0-300-16845-7
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General Interest 35
“An important analysis of who controls
the professional speech of university
faculty and schoolteachers, of college
and public school students—and
who should control it—and why it
matters.” —Matthew Finkin, co-author
of For the Common Good: Principles
of American Academic Freedom

K nowledge in the M aking Also by Joan DelFattore:


The Fourth R
Academic Freedom and Free Speech in Conflicts Over Religion in America’s Public
America’s Schools and Universities Schools
Cloth 978-0-300-10217-8   $20.00sc
Joan DelFattore What Johnny Shouldn’t Read
Textbook Censorship in America
A compelling must-read for parents, administrators, Paper 978-0-300-06050-8   $21.00tx
faculty, and anyone with an interest in what
Joan DelFattore is an award-winning
happens when academics and politics intersect author and professor of English and legal
studies, University of Delaware. She lives in
How free are students and teachers to express unpopular ideas in Newark, DE.
public schools and universities? Not free enough, Joan DelFattore
suggests. Wading without hesitation into some of the most con-
tentious issues of our times, she investigates battles over a wide
range of topics that have fractured school and university com-
munities—homosexuality-themed children’s books, research on
race-based intelligence, the teaching of evolution, the regulation of
hate speech, and more—and with her usual evenhanded approach
offers insights supported by theory and by practical expertise.
Two key questions arise: What ideas should schools and universities
teach? And what rights do teachers and students have to disagree
with those ideas? The answers are not the same for K–12 schools as
they are for public universities. But far from drawing a bright line
between them, DelFattore suggests that we must consider public
education as a whole to determine how—and how successfully—it
deals with conflicting views.
When expert opinion clashes with popular belief, which should pre-
vail? How much independence should K–12 teachers have? How
do we foster the cutting-edge research that makes America a world
leader in higher education? What are the free-speech rights of stu-
dents? This uniquely accessible and balanced discussion deserves
the full attention of everyone concerned with academic goals and
agendas in our schools.

October  Education  Cloth  978-0-300-11181-1  $35.00sc


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36 General Interest
The H avana H abit Marketing Highlights:
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Gustavo Pérez Firmat ◆◆ Online marketing
◆◆ Academic and library marketing
From the acclaimed poet and critic, an affectionate
examination of Cuba in America’s cultural imagination A poet, fiction writer, memoirist, and scholar,
Gustavo Pérez Firmat is the David
Cuba, an island 750 miles long, with a population of about 11 million, Feinson Professor of Humanities at Columbia
University. Pérez Firmat is the author of
lies less than 100 miles off the U.S. coast. Yet the island’s influences on eighteen books; his study of Cuban American
America’s cultural imagination are extensive and deeply ingrained. culture, Life on the Hyphen, was awarded the
Eugene M. Kayden University Press National
In the engaging and wide-ranging Havana Habit, writer and scholar Book Award. He divides his time between New
Gustavo Pérez Firmat probes the importance of Havana, and of York City and Chapel Hill, NC.
greater Cuba, in the cultural history of the United States. Through
books, advertisements, travel guides, films, and music, he dem-
onstrates the influence of the island on almost two centuries of
American life. From John Quincy Adams’s comparison of Cuba to
an apple ready to drop into America’s lap, to the latest episodes in the
lives of the “comic comandantes and exotic exiles,” and to such nota-
ble Cuban exports as the rumba and the mambo, cigars and mojitos,
the Cuba that emerges from these pages is a locale that Cubans and
Americans have jointly imagined and inhabited. The Havana Habit
deftly illustrates what makes Cuba, as Pérez Firmat writes, “so near
and yet so foreign.”

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General Interest 37
Blessed and Beautiful Marketing Highlights:
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Picturing the Saints ◆◆ Online marketing
Robert Kiely ◆◆ Academic and library marketing

Robert Kiely is professor emeritus of


A profound, witty, and informative account of the lives of English, Harvard University. His books
the saints depicted in the devotional art of the Renaissance include The Romantic Novel in England;
Beyond Egotism: The Fiction of James Joyce,
This book offers a powerful and searching meditation on the lives Virginia Woolf and D. H. Lawrence; and
of the saints and the images of them painted by Renaissance artists Reverse Tradition, Postmodern Fiction and the
in Italy. Robert Kiely, a distinguished scholar of modernist literature Nineteenth-Century Novel.
and a historian and critic of exceptional sensibility, has a keen eye
and uncanny ability to capture details of significance and to prompt
the reader to look again and to see with fresh eyes that the lives of
saints and the Renaissance depictions of them are anything but dull,
uniform, or narrowly orthodox. His beautifully written and thought-
ful book treats saints seriously as human religious figures (not icons
of perfection), brought to life by great Italian paintings in dialogue
with scripture, legend, and poetry.
Wise, learned, and readable, and offering a rare combination of
insight into religion, literature, and art, this ravishingly illustrated
and vividly written volume should be by your side whenever you
pick up a classic text, look at a Renaissance painting, or spend a few
moments in private meditation or prayer.

October  Religion/Art/Literature  Cloth  978-0-300-16277-6  $40.00


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38 General Interest
A donis Marketing Highlights:
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Selected Poems and print features
Adonis ◆◆ National review attention
◆◆ Major advertising including Paris Review
Translated by Khaled Mattawa
◆◆ Online marketing to translation and
The first major career-spanning collection of the literary bloggers
◆◆ Academic and library marketing
poems of Adonis, widely acknowledged as the
most important poet working in Arabic today ◆◆ The Margellos World Republic of Letters

Born in Syria in 1930, Adonis is one of the most celebrated poets Adonis (born Ali Ahmad Said Esber) is a
Syrian poet and essayist who led the modernist
of the Arabic-speaking world. His poems have earned international movement in Arabic poetry in the second
acclaim, and his influence on Arabic literature has been likened to half of the 20th century. He has written more
that of T. S. Eliot’s on English-language verse. This volume serves than 20 books in his native Arabic, including
as the first comprehensive survey of Adonis’s work, allowing English the pioneering work An Introduction to Arab
Poetics. Adonis received the Bjørnson Prize
readers to admire the arc of a remarkable literary career through the in 2007. Other awards and honors include
labors of the poet’s own handpicked translator, Khaled Mattawa. the first International Nâzim Hikmet Poetry
Award, the Syria-Lebanon Best Poet Award, and
Experimental in form and prophetic in tone, Adonis’s poetry sings the highest award of the International Poem
exultantly of both the sweet promise of eros and the lingering prob- Biennial in Brussels. He was elected a member
lems of the self. Steeped in the anguish of exile and the uncertainty of the Stéphane Mallarmé Academy in 1983.
He lives in Paris. Khaled Mattawa is
of existence, Adonis demonstrates the poet’s profound affection for assistant professor of language and literature at
Arabic and European lyrical traditions even as his poems work to the University of Michigan. He is the author of
destabilize those very aesthetic and moral sensibilities. This collec- four books of poetry, most recently Tocqueville
tion positions the work of Adonis within the pantheon of the great (2010), and is the recipient of the PEN award
for literary translation, a Guggenheim fellow-
poets of exile, including César Vallejo, Joseph Brodsky, and Paul
ship, and two Pushcart prizes. He was born in
Celan, providing for English readers the most complete vision yet Benghazi, Libya, and emigrated to the United
of the work of the man whom the cultural critic Edward Said called States when he was a teenager.
“today’s most daring and provocative Arab poet.”

October  Poetry  Cloth  978-0-300-15306-4  $30.00


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General Interest 39
“In The Jews of San Nicandro, John
Davis has written the definitive
account of one of the most unusual
occurrences in modern Jewish
history. This is a fascinating tale,
deeply researched and compellingly
written.” —William D. Rubinstein,
author of The Myth of Rescue

The Jews of San Nicandro Marketing Highlights:


◆◆ Major review attention
John A. Davis ◆◆ Academic and library marketing

The intimate story of an Italian peasant community’s John A. Davis is Emiliana Pasca Noether
unique conversion to the Jewish faith, and its links to Chair in Modern Italian History, University
of Connecticut, and a leading authority on
major changes that swept twentieth-century Europe the history of modern Italy. He has published
widely on Italian history since the eighteenth
Not many people know of the utterly extraordinary events that took century, including the prizewinning Naples
place in a humble southern Italian town in the first half of the twen- and Napoleon: Southern Italy and the European
tieth century—and those who do have struggled to explain them. Revolutions, 1780–1860. He lives in Mansfield
In the late 1920s, a crippled shoemaker had a vision where God Center, CT.
called upon him to bring the Jewish faith to this “dark corner” in
the Catholic heartlands, despite his having had no prior contact
with Judaism itself. By 1938, about a dozen families had converted
at one of the most troubled times for Italy’s Jews. The peasant com-
munity came under the watchful eyes of Mussolini’s regime and the
Catholic Church, but persisted in their new belief, eventually secur-
ing approval of their conversion from the rabbinical authorities, and
emigrating to the newly founded State of Israel, where a community
still exists today.
In this first fully documented examination of the San Nicandro
story, John A. Davis explains how and why these incredible events
unfolded as they did. Using the converts’ own accounts and a wide
range of hitherto unknown sources, Davis uncovers the everyday
trials and tribulations within this community, and shows how they
intersected with many key contemporary issues, including national
identity and popular devotional cults, Fascist and Catholic persecu-
tion, Zionist networks and postwar Jewish refugees, and the mass
exodus that would being the Mediterranean peasant world to an
end. Vivid and poignant, this book draws fresh and intriguing links
between the astonishing San Nicandro affair and the wider transfor-
mation of twentieth-century Europe.

October  History/Jewish Studies  Cloth  978-0-300-11425-6  $30.00


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40 General Interest
“It is immensely refreshing to read
Timothy Garton Ash’s new collection
of political essays.  . . .Unusually
for a chocolate box book of this
kind, scarcely any of the 48 offerings
disappoint. Garton Ash  . . .writes
with such unfailing skill and perception
that it is worth pausing to ask: what
makes Garton Ash so worthwhile
a commentator? I think the answer
is twofold: he is a historian, which
allows him to set events in their
proper perspective and fit them into
the continuity of his subject. He is
also a passionate European who
genuinely admires America—an
unusual combination, especially for
a British commentator.” —David
Blair, The Daily Telegraph

Facts A re Subversive Marketing Highlights:


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Timothy Garton Ash is Professor of


Insights into a perilous decade in international European Studies at Oxford University and
politics from one of today’s leading political writers a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution,
Stanford University. He is the author of eight
Timothy Garton Ash is well known as an astute and penetrating previous books, including The Magic Lantern,
observer of a dazzling array of subjects, not least through his many History of the Present, and The File.
contributions to the New York Review of Books. This collection of
his essays from the last decade reveals his knack for ferreting out
exceptional insights into a troubled world, often on the basis of first-
hand experience. Whether he is writing about how “liberalism” has
become a dirty word in American political discourse, the problems
of Muslim assimilation in Europe, Ukraine’s Orange Revolution,
Günter Grass’s membership in the Waffen-SS, or the angry youth of
Iran, Garton Ash combines a gimlet eye for detail with deep knowl-
edge of the history of his chosen subjects.
Running through this book is the author’s insistence that, whatever
some postmodernists might claim, there are indeed facts—and we
have both a political and a moral duty to establish them. By prac-
ticing what it preaches, Facts Are Subversive shows why Timothy
Garton Ash is one of the world’s leading political writers.

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General Interest 41
DiD You K now. . .
• The first rap single, “King Tim III (Personality Jock),” by
the disco-funk group The Fatback Band, was released on
July 25, 1979.
• The opening verse of The Sugarhill Gang’s “Rapper’s
Delight,” the first major rap hit, fits the ballad stanza, a verse
form with roots in the thirteenth century.
• Rap’s early years include many important female MCs and
groups, including Sha Rock, Lady B, Tanya and Paulette
Winley, Sequence, and Roxanne Shanté—all of whose
lyrics are included in the anthology.
• Rap was the first musical genre to make cursing
commonplace, but the first decade of recorded rap includes
little explicit language.
• Rap has always been a global phenomenon. Hip-hop
pioneer Afrika Bambaataa traveled to Europe and China as
a teenager after winning a Housing Authority essay contest.
• The word “rhythm” comes from the Greek rheo, which
means “flow,” the word rappers use to describe the rhythm
pattern of their voices when set to the beat.

open The A nThology of R Ap


to Discover . . .
• A rap lyric that goes on for 235 lines.
• A song featuring Ghostface, Raekwon, and Slick Rick that
continues the tradition of the aubade by speaking directly to
the sun.
• A rapper who held the Guinness World Record for
fastest flow.
• An all-female group that makes the first recorded rap
reference to Magic Johnson, alluding to his forty-two-point
performance in Game 6 of the 1980 NBA Finals.
• A rap trio that rhymes “John Woo” with “Rod Carew,” links
Dr. John with Yoo-Hoo, and renames themselves Shadrach,
Meshach, and Abednego.
• Who “The Ruler,” “The Teacher,” and the “Personality
Jock” are.

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The A nthology of R ap Marketing Highlights:
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Edited by Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois and print features
Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Afterword by Common ◆◆ National review attention
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of our time. In The Anthology of Rap, editors Adam Bradley and Also by Adam Bradley:
Andrew DuBois demonstrate that rap is also a wide-reaching and Ralph Ellison in Progress
vital poetic tradition born of beats and rhymes. From “Invisible Man” to “Three Days Before
the Shooting  . . .”
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lyrics written over thirty years, from the “old school” to the “golden Adam Bradley is Associate Professor of
age” to the present day. Rather than aim for encyclopedic cover- English at the University of Colorado and
age, Bradley and DuBois render through examples the richness and the author of Book of Rhymes: The Poetics of
diversity of rap’s poetic tradition. They feature both classic lyrics Hip-Hop and Ralph Ellison in Progress. He
is also co-editor of Ralph Ellison’s unfinished
that helped define the genre, including Grandmaster Flash & the second novel, Three Days Before the Shooting.
Furious Five’s “The Message” and Eric B. & Rakim’s “Microphone Andrew DuBois is Associate Professor
Fiend,” as well as lesser-known gems like Blackalicious’s “Alphabet of English at the University of Toronto at
Aerobics” and Jean Grae’s “Hater’s Anthem.” Scarborough and the author of Ashbery’s
Forms of Attention. He is also co-editor of Close
Both a fan’s guide and a resource for the uninitiated, The Anthology Reading: The Reader.
of Rap showcases the inventiveness and vitality of rap’s lyrical art.
The volume also features an overview of rap poetics and the forces
that shaped each period in rap’s historical development, as well as a
foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and an afterword by Common.
Enter the Anthology to experience the full range of rap’s artistry and
discover a rich poetic tradition hiding in plain sight.

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General Interest 43
“Intellectually sophisticated and
clearly written, this first-rate study
of the experience of the Pacific
Islanders provides one of the best
available studies of the nature of
imperial contact and violence, and
of the traumas they caused.”—Jeremy
Black, University of Exeter

Islanders Marketing Highlights:
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The Pacific in the Age of Empire ◆◆ Academic and library marketing
Nicholas Thomas Nicholas Thomas is director of the
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology,
An incisive, evocative history of the experience and professor of historical anthropology, at
of empire in the Oceanic world Cambridge University, and has traveled widely
in the Pacific. Among his books is Discoveries:
This compelling book explores the lived experience of empire in the The Voyages of Captain Cook.
Pacific, the last region to be contacted and colonized by Europeans
following the great voyages of Captain Cook. Unlike conventional
accounts that emphasize confrontation and the destruction of
indigenous cultures, Islanders reveals there was gain as well as loss,
survival as well as suffering, and invention as well as exploitation.
Empowered by imaginative research in obscure archives and collec-
tions, Thomas rediscovers a rich and surprising history of encounters,
not only between Islanders and Europeans, but among Islanders,
brought together in new ways by explorers, missionaries, and col-
onists. He tells the story of the making of empire, not through an
impersonal survey, but through vivid stories of the lives of men
and women—some visionary, some vicious, and some just eccen-
tric—and through sensuous evocation of seascapes and landscapes of
the Pacific. A fascinating re-creation of an Oceanic world, Islanders
offers a new paradigm, not only for histories of the Pacific, but for
understandings of cultural contact everywhere.

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Moses Mendelssohn Marketing Highlights:
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Shmuel Feiner ◆◆ Online marketing with JewishLives.org
Translated by Anthony Berris ◆◆ Academic and library marketing

An accessible and fascinating biography ◆◆ Jewish Lives


of the seminal Jewish philosopher Shmuel Feiner is professor of Modern
Jewish History at Bar Ilan University and holds
The “German Socrates,” Moses Mendelssohn (1729–1786) was the the Samuel Braun Chair for the History of the
most influential Jewish thinker of the eighteenth century. A Berlin Jews in Prussia. His books include Haskalah
celebrity and a major figure in the Enlightenment, revered by and History: The Emergence of a Modern
Jewish Historical Consciousness and The Jewish
Immanuel Kant, Mendelssohn suffered the indignities common to Enlightenment (winner of the Koret Jewish
Jews of his time while formulating the philosophical foundations of Book Award).
a modern Judaism suited for a new age. His most influential books
included the groundbreaking Jerusalem and a translation of the Bible
into German that paved the way for generations of Jews to master the
language of the larger culture.
Feiner’s book is the first that offers a full, human portrait of this fas-
cinating man—uncommonly modest, acutely aware of his task as
an intellectual pioneer, shrewd, traditionally Jewish, yet thoroughly
conversant with the world around him—providing a vivid sense
of Mendelssohn’s daily life as well as of his philosophical endeav-
ors. Feiner, a leading scholar of modern Jewish history, examines
Mendelssohn as father and husband, as a friend (Mendelssohn’s long-
standing friendship with the German dramatist Gotthold Ephraim
Lessing was seen as a model for Jews and non-Jews worldwide), as
a tireless advocate for his people, and as an equally indefatigable
spokesman for the paramount importance of intellectual  indepen-
dence and religious tolerance.

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“[Intheearlyyears]Irenderedthestripinakind

ofurgentscrawl;Iusedtojokethatit was
cartoon vérité.Butremember,by1970
mygenerationhadeffectivelyhijackedtheculture,

andthatworkedinmyfavor.IfDoonesbury

lookedlikeithadbeencreatedinastoned

frenzy,thenthatwasevidenceofitsauthenticity.

Thestripsweredispatchesfromthefront.”
—GARRY TRUDEAU, fRom ThE InTRoDUcTIon

“Athisbest,Trudeaumanagestobea

Hogarthinahurry,a satirist who


brings political comment
back to the comic pages.” (top illustration) The Doonesbury Chronicles, cover photograph for the first anthology
published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1975.

—Time mAGAzInE, 1976

46 General Interest
The Great Doonesbury Sellout, pencil drawing for “Women
of Doonesbury” T-shirts, 1992. Left to right: Boopsie, Honey,
Joanie, J.J., and Lacey.

Doonesbury and the A rt


of G.B. Trudeau
Brian Walker
An exciting look at the artistic evolution of the iconic style
of Doonesbury on the 40th anniversary of its publication.
Best known for his wry and incisive takes on American life and poli- Marketing Highlights:
tics, Garry Trudeau is among the world’s most widely read cartoonists. ◆◆ National media attention
Trudeau began shaping Doonesbury as an undergraduate contributor ◆◆ National review attention
to the Yale Daily News in 1968. Today, the strip is syndicated to a ◆◆ Holiday gift book round-ups
◆◆ National advertising
daily readership of nearly 100 million. ◆◆ Social media campaign
Trudeau’s work has been anthologized before, but this is the first ◆◆ Online marketing
◆◆ Academic and library marketing
book to assess the art of the comic strip and the ways that Trudeau’s
iconic style has evolved over the past four decades. Brian Walker, Brian Walker organized the first major
an expert on the history of comics, sheds light on Trudeau’s early exhibition of Garry Trudeau’s work, The
Doonesbury Retrospective, at the Museum of
influences as well as on his creative process, from research to pencil Cartoon Art in 1983. He has served as curator
layouts to finished artwork. In addition to revealing how Doonesbury for more than sixty-five cartoon exhibitions
is crafted each week, the book also examines Trudeau’s magazine and has written numerous books on comics
illustrations, animation drawings, posters, and product designs, as including The Comics: The Complete Collection,
The Best of Ernie Bushmiller’s Nancy, and
well as rare and previously unpublished works. Walker’s historical Barney Google and Snuffy Smith: 75 Years of an
text is complemented by insightful commentary by Trudeau and his American Legend.
collaborators, Don Carleton, George Corsillo, and David Stanford,
making this book appealing not only to Doonesbury’s many fans but
also to those looking for an approach to the work of a master comic
strip artist.

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General Interest 47
Fruitlands Marketing Highlights:
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The Alcott Family and Their Search for Utopia ◆◆ Major review attention
Richard Francis ◆◆ Online marketing
◆◆ Academic and library marketing
The fascinating story of Bronson Richard Francis has taught at universities
Alcott’s utopian experiment on both sides of the Atlantic and has previously
written on Ann Lee, founder of the Shakers,
This is the first definitive account of Fruitlands, one of history’s and on the Salem witch trials. He is also
most unsuccessful—but most significant—utopian experiments. It a novelist.
was established in Massachusetts in 1843 by Bronson Alcott (whose
ten-year-old daughter Louisa May, future author of Little Women,
was among the members) and an Englishman called Charles Lane,
under the watchful gaze of Emerson, Thoreau, and other New
England intellectuals.
Alcott and Lane developed their own version of the doctrine known
as Transcendentalism, hoping to transform society and redeem the
environment through a strict regime of veganism and celibacy. But
physical suffering and emotional conflict—particularly between
Lane and Alcott’s wife, Abigail—made the community unsustainable.
Drawing on the letters and diaries of those involved, Richard Francis
explores the relationship between the complex philosophical beliefs
held by Alcott, Lane, and their fellow idealists and their day-to-day
lives. The result is a vivid and often very funny narrative of their
travails, demonstrating the dilemmas and conflicts inherent to any
utopian experiment and shedding light on a fascinating period of
American history.

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Young Voices Against Indifference Marketing Highlights:
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Twenty Years of the Ethics Prize Essays of the and print features
Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity ◆◆ National review attention
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Preface by Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel ◆◆ Social media campaign
Introduction by Thomas Friedman ◆◆ Online marketing
◆◆ Academic and library marketing
In 1986, Elie Wiesel received the Nobel Peace Prize in recogni-
tion of his victory over “the powers of death and degradation, and Elie Wiesel is the author of more than forty
books, including the internationally acclaimed
to support the struggle of good against evil in the world.” Soon after, memoir Night. He is the recipient of the Nobel
he and his wife, Marion, created the Elie Wiesel Foundation for Prize for Peace and teaches at Boston University.
Humanity. A project at the heart of the Foundation’s mission is its Thomas Friedman is a Pulitzer Prize–
Ethics Prize—a remarkable essay-writing contest through which winning journalist and a columnist for the New
York Times. He is the author of The World Is
thousands of students from colleges across the country are encour- Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century
aged to confront ethical issues of personal significance. The Ethics and other best-selling books.
Prize has grown exponentially over the past twenty years.
“Of all the projects our Foundation has been involved in, none has
been more exciting than this opportunity to inspire young students
to examine the ethical aspect of what they have learned in their
personal lives and from their teachers in the classroom,” writes Elie
Wiesel. Readers will find essays on Bosnia, the genocide in Rwanda,
sweatshops and globalization, and the political obligations of the
mothers of Argentina’s Disappeared. Other essays tell of a white stu-
dent who joins a black gospel choir, a young woman who learns to
share in Ladakh, and the outsize implications of reporting on some-
thing as small as a cracked windshield. Readers will be fascinated by
the ways in which essays on conflict, conscience, memory, illness
(Rachel Maddow’s essay on AIDS appears), and God overlap and
resonate with one another.
These essays reflect those who are “sensitive to the sufferings and
defects that confront a society yearning for guidance and eager to
hear ethical voices,” writes Elie Wiesel. “And they are a beacon for
what our schools must realize as an essential component of a true
education.”

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General Interest 49
“Thisisanimportantprojectthatwilladd

greatlytoourunderstandingaboutthemajor,

long-termpatternsoftradebetweenAfrica

andtheAmericas,helptomaptheAfrican

Diaspora,andplacethetransatlanticslave

tradeinlargerworldhistorycontext.”
—Steve Behrendt,
victoria UniverSity of Wellington

“Thisisahighlyoriginalworkandrepresentsa

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arenocomparableworksonthistopic.”
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UniverSity of rocheSter

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literature,deeplyresearched,highly

original,andofimmeasurablevalue.”
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“A major landmark in the development
of slave trade studies.”—Ralph A.
Austen, University of Chicago

Atlas of the Transatlantic Slave Trade Marketing Highlights:


◆◆ National media attention
David Eltis and David Richardson ◆◆ National review attention
Foreword by David Brion Davis; Afterword by David W. Blight ◆◆ National advertising
◆◆ Online marketing
A monumental work, decades in the making: the first atlas ◆◆ Academic and library marketing
to illustrate the entire scope of the transatlantic slave trade Also by David Eltis and
David Richardson:
Between 1501 and 1867, the transatlantic slave trade claimed an
Extending the Frontiers
estimated 12.5 million Africans and involved almost every country Essays on the New Transatlantic Slave
with an Atlantic coastline. In this extraordinary book, two leading Trade Database
historians have created the first comprehensive, up-to-date atlas on Cloth 978-0-300-13436-0   $90.00tx
this 350-year history of kidnapping and coercion. It features nearly David Eltis is Robert W. Woodruff
200 maps, especially created for the volume, that explore every detail Professor of History and principal investiga-
of the African slave traffic to the New World. The atlas is based on tor, Electronic Slave Trade Database Project,
an online database (www.slavevoyages.org) with records on nearly Emory University. The author of The Rise of
African Slavery in the Americas, he lives in
35,000 slaving voyages—roughly 80 percent of all such voyages ever Atlanta. David Richardson is director,
made. Using maps, David Eltis and David Richardson show which Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery
nations participated in the slave trade, where the ships involved were and Emancipation, and professor of economic
outfitted, where the captives boarded ship, and where they were history, University of Hull, England. He serves
on the advisory board of the Electronic Slave
landed in the Americas, as well as the experience of the transatlantic Trade Database Project and lives in England.
voyage and the geographic dimensions of the eventual abolition of Together, the authors coedited Extending the
the traffic. Accompanying the maps are illustrations and contempo- Frontiers: Essays on the New Transatlantic Slave
rary literary selections, including poems, letters, and diary entries, Trade Database.
intended to enhance readers’ understanding of the human story
underlying the trade from its inception to its end.
This groundbreaking work provides the fullest possible picture of
the extent and inhumanity of one of the largest forced migrations
in history.

November  History/Reference  Cloth  978-0-300-12460-6  $50.00


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General Interest 51
“Brunner encapsulates this sense
of mystery about the moon in
a relative short and accessible
work. A useful introduction to its
cultural history.” —Roger Launius,
Senior Curator, Division of Space
History, National Air and Space
Museum Smithsonian Institution

Moon Marketing Highlights:
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A Brief History and print features
Bernd Brunner ◆◆ National review attention
◆◆ Online marketing
An entertaining, often surprising cultural examination ◆◆ Academic and library marketing
of Earth’s moon, through history, science, and Also by Bernd Brunner:
literature, from ancient times to the present Bears
A Brief History
Werewolves and Wernher von Braun, Stonehenge and the sex lives Paper 978-0-300-14312-6.  $15.00
of sea corals, aboriginal myths, and an Anglican bishop: In his new
Bernd Brunner is a freelance writer. He
book, Moon, Bernd Brunner weaves variegated information into an is the author of other successful works intersect-
enchanting glimpse of Earth’s closest celestial neighbor, whose mere ing history, science, and literature, including
presence inspires us to wonder what might be “out there.” Bears and The Ocean at Home. He lives in
Berlin, Germany.
Going beyond the discoveries of contemporary science, Brunner
presents an unusual cultural assessment of our complex relationship
with Earth’s lifeless, rocky satellite. As well as offering an engaging
perspective on such age-old questions as “What would Earth be like
without the moon?” Brunner surveys the moon’s mythical and reli-
gious significance and provokes existential soul-searching through a
lunar lens, inquiring, “Forty years ago, the first man put his footprint
on the moon. Will we continue to use it as the screen onto which we
cast our hopes and fears?”
Drawing on materials from different cultures and epochs, Brunner
walks readers down a moonlit path illuminated by more than sev-
enty-five vintage photographs and illustrations. From scientific
discussions of the moon’s origins and its “chronobiological” effects
on the mating and feeding habits of animals to an illuminating inter-
pretation of Bishop Francis Godwin’s 1638 novel The Man in the
Moone, Brunner’s ingenious and interdisciplinary explorations recast
a familiar object in an entirely original and unforgettable light and
will change the way we view the nighttime sky.

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Cuban Fiestas Marketing Highlights:
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Roberto González Echevarría ◆◆ Major review attention
◆◆ Online marketing
A luminous history of Cuba’s most dynamic and ◆◆ Academic and library marketing
defining rituals and the ever improvisational
Also by Roberto González Echevarría:
character of Cuban culture Love and the Law in Cervantes
In the Cuban town of Sagua la Grande, a young Roberto González Cloth 978-0-300-10992-4   $32.00tx
Echevarría peers out the window of his family home on the morn- Roberto González Echevarría is
ing of the Nochebuena fiesta as preparations begin for the slaughter Sterling Professor of Hispanic and Comparative
Literature at Yale. He is author of The Pride of
of a feast day pig. The author recalls “watching them at a distance, Havana: A History of Cuban Baseball, as well as
though thinking, fearing, that once I grew older I would have to major studies of Cervantes, Carpentier, García
participate in the whole event.” Now an acclaimed scholar of Latin Márquez, and Sarduy.
American literature, González Echevarría returns to the rituals that
defined his young life in Cuban Fiestas. Drawing from art, literature,
film, and even the national sport of baseball, he vividly reveals the
fiesta as a dynamic force of both destruction and renewal in the life
of a people.
Roberto González Echevarría masterfully exposes the distinc-
tive elements of the fiesta cubana that give depth and coherence
to more than two centuries of Cuban cultural life. Reaching back
to nineteenth-century traditions of Cuban art and literature, and
augmenting them, in the twentieth, with the arts of narrative, the
esthetic performances of sport and entertainment in nightclubs, on
the baseball diamond, and in movie theaters, Cuban Fiestas ren-
ders the lilting strains of the fiesta and drum beats of the passage of
time as keys to understanding the dynamic quality of Cuban culture.
González Echevarría’s explorations are also illuminated by autobio-
graphical vignettes that unveil the ever-shifting impact of the fiesta
on the author’s own story of exile and return.

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The Glatstein Chronicles Marketing Highlights:
◆◆ Major review attention
Jacob Glatstein ◆◆ Academic and library marketing
Edited and with an Introduction by Ruth Wisse;
◆◆ New Yiddish Library Series
Translated by Maier Deshell and Norbert Guterman
Jacob Glatstein arrived in America in
This seminal American work from the Yiddish 1914 and went on to publish twelve volumes of
literary canon, in a restored English edition, poetry, seven collections of essays and literary
offers the luminous narrative of the author’s criticism, a wartime novel for teenagers, and
the autobiographical novellas translated as The
journey home to his Polish birthplace Glatstein Chronicles. Ruth Wisse is the
Martin Peretz Professor of Yiddish Literature
In 1934, with World War II on the horizon, writer Jacob Glatstein and Professor of Comparative Literature at
(1896–1971) traveled from his home in America to his native Poland Harvard University. The late Norbert
to visit his dying mother. One of the foremost Yiddish poets of the Guterman completed the first English
day, he used his journey as the basis for two highly autobiographi- translation of Book Two of The Glatstein
Chronicles in 1962. Maier Deshell
cal novellas (translated as The Glatstein Chronicles) in which he translated Book One. He is former editor of the
intertwines childhood memories with observations of growing anti- Jewish Publication Society and translated (with
Semitism in Europe. Margaret Birstein) Yehoshua Perle’s Everyday
Jews: Scenes from a Vanished Life, also for the
Glatstein’s accounts “stretch like a tightrope across a chasm,” writes New Yiddish Library.
preeminent Yiddish scholar Ruth Wisse in the Introduction. In Book
One, “Homeward Bound,” the narrator, Yash, recounts his voyage
to his birthplace in Poland and the array of international travelers
he meets along the way. Book Two, “Homecoming at Twilight,”
resumes after his mother’s funeral and ends with Yash’s impending
return to the United States, a Jew with an American passport who
recognizes the ominous history he is traversing.
The Glatstein Chronicles is at once insightful reportage of the year
after Hitler came to power, reflection by a leading intellectual on
contemporary culture and events, and the closest thing we have to
a memoir by the boy from Lublin, Poland, who became one of the
finest poets of the twentieth century.

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54 General Interest
Letters from A merica Marketing Highlights:
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Alexis de Tocqueville ◆◆ Major review attention
Edited, Translated, and with an Introduction by Frederick Brown ◆◆ Academic and library marketing

A remarkable collection of charming and eloquent Frederick Brown is professor emeritus,


State University of New York at Stony Brook.
letters that contain the seeds of Tocqueville’s later His previous books include Zola: A Life;
masterful account of American democracy Flaubert: A Biography; and The Soul of France:
Culture Wars in the Age of Dreyfus. He lives in
Young Alexis de Tocqueville arrived in the United States for the New York City.
first time in May 1831, commissioned by the French government
to study the American prison system. For the next nine months he
and his companion, Gustave de Beaumont, traveled and observed
not only prisons but also the political, economic, and social systems
of the early republic. Along the way, they frequently reported back
to friends and family members in France. This book presents the
first translation of the complete letters Tocqueville wrote during that
seminal journey, accompanied by excerpts from Beaumont’s corre-
spondence that provide details or different perspectives on the places,
people, and American life and attitudes the travelers encountered.
These delightful letters provide an intimate portrait of the compli-
cated, talented Tocqueville, who opened himself without prejudice
to the world of Jacksonian America. Moreover, they contain many
of the impressions and ideas that served as preliminary sketches for
Democracy in America, his classic account of the American demo-
cratic system that remains an important reference work to this day.
Accessible, witty, and charming, the letters Tocqueville penned
while in America are of major interest to general readers, scholars,
and students alike.

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CYCLOPS Marketing Highlights:
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Ranko Marinkovic ◆◆ Online marketing to translation and
Translated by Vlada Stojiljkovic; Edited by Ellen Elias-Bursac literary bloggers
◆◆ Academic and library marketing
A Croatian Modernist masterpiece of
wartime fiction presented for the first time ◆◆ The Margellos World Republic of Letters

in a pitch-perfect English translation Ranko Marinkovic (1913–2001) was a


Croatian writer of plays and novels. His best
In his semiautobiographical novel, Cyclops, Croatian writer Ranko known works are Glorija, a controversial play
Marinkovic recounts the adventures of young theater critic Melkior critical of the Catholic Church, and Kiklop
(Cyclops). Vlada Stojiljkovic (1938–
Tresic, an archetypal antihero who decides to starve himself to 2002) worked on children’s radio; wrote eleven
avoid fighting in the front lines of World War II. As he wanders books for children and adults, several of which
the streets of Zagreb in a near-hallucinatory state of paranoia and he illustrated; translated Orwell, Swift, Golding,
malnourishment, Melkior encounters a colorful circus of charac- and Lear; and was an illustrator and painter.
Ellen Elias-Bursac has been translating
ters—fortune-tellers, shamans, actors, prostitutes, bohemians, and
Croatian, Serbian, and Bosnian authors into
café intellectuals—all living in a fragile dream of a society about to English for more than twenty years.
be changed forever.
A seminal work of postwar Eastern European literature, Cyclops
reveals a little-known perspective on World War II from within the
former Yugoslavia, one that has never before been available to an
English-speaking audience. Vlada Stojiljkovic’s able translation,
improved by Ellen Elias-Bursac’s insightful editing, preserves the
striking brilliance of this riotously funny and densely allusive text.
Along Melkior’s journey Cyclops satirizes both the delusions of the
righteous military officials who feed the national bloodlust as well
as the wayward intellectuals who believe themselves to be above the
unpleasant realities of international conflict. Through Stojiljkovic’s
clear-eyed translation, Melkior’s peregrinations reveal how history
happens and how the individual consciousness is swept up in the tide
of political events, and this is accomplished in a mode that will reso-
nate with readers of Charles Simic, Aleksandr Hemon, and Kundera.

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“[This book offers] a broad and
nontechnical perspective on
fundamental questions about life as
biology and life in the future of earth
[and] has an original emphasis and
perspective.  . . .The authority of a
Nobel Prize-winner, coupled with its
easy style, set it apart from a lot of
would-be competitors.” —William C.
Summers, Yale University

Genetics of Original Sin Marketing Highlights:


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Foreword by E. O. Wilson ◆◆ An éditons Odile Jacob Book

A Nobel Prize–winning scientist considers how Christian de Duve is professor emeritus


and why the unprecedented success of the human at the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium,
and at Rockefeller University, New York.
species on Earth threatens the future of many During his distinguished career he has received
living species, including humankind itself numerous honors and prizes, including the
1974 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Increasingly absorbed in recent years by advances in our under- and fifteen honorary degrees. He lives
standing of the origin of life, evolutionary history, and the advent in Belgium.
of humankind, eminent biologist Christian de Duve of late has
also pondered deeply the future of life on this planet. He speaks to
readers with or without a scientific background, offering new per-
spectives on the threat posed by humanity’s immense biological
success and on the resources human beings have for altering their
current destructive path.
Focusing on the process of natural selection, de Duve explores the
inordinate and now dangerous rise of humankind. His explanation
for this self-defeating success lies in the process of natural selection,
which favors traits that are immediately useful, regardless of later con-
sequences. Thus, the human genome determines such properties as
tribal and group cohesion and collaboration and often fierce and
irrational competition with and hostility toward other groups’ attri-
butes that were once useful but now often ruinously dysfunctional.
Christian de Duve suggests that these traits, imprinted into human
nature by natural selection, may have been recognized by the writers
of Genesis, thus inspiring the myth of original sin. Is there redemp-
tion for genetic original sin? In a brilliant and original conclusion,
the author argues that, unique in the living world, humankind is
endowed with the ability to deliberately oppose natural selection.
Human beings have the capacity to devise measures that, while con-
trary to local or personal interests, can bring forth a safer world.
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The Encyclopedia of New York City Marketing Highlights:
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Second Edition ◆◆ National advertising
Edited by Kenneth T. Jackson ◆◆ Holiday gift book round-ups
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A newly updated, expanded edition of the ◆◆ Online marketing
most comprehensive one-volume reference ◆◆ Academic and library marketing
work on New York City ever compiled Also by Kenneth T. Jackson:
The Neighborhoods of Brooklyn
Covering an exhaustive range of information about the five boroughs, Cloth 978-0-300-07752-0   $35.00
the first edition of The Encyclopedia of New York City was a success
Kenneth T. Jackson is the Jacques
by every measure, earning worldwide acclaim and several awards for Barzun Professor of History and the Social
reference excellence, and selling out its first printing before it was Sciences at Columbia University and Director
officially published. of the Herbert H. Lehman Center for American
History. He is the author and editor of several
But much has changed since the volume first appeared in 1995: acclaimed books including Crabgrass Frontier:
the World Trade Center no longer dominates the skyline, a bil- The Suburbanization of the United States,
American Vistas, and The Ku Klux Klan in
lionaire businessman has become an unlikely three-term mayor, the City.
and urban regeneration—Chelsea Piers, the High Line, DUMBO,
Williamsburg, the South Bronx, the Lower East Side—has become
commonplace. To reflect such innovation and change, this defini-
tive, one-volume resource on the city has been completely revised
and expanded.
The revised edition includes 800 new entries that help complete the
story of New York: from Air Train to E-ZPass, from September 11 to
public order. The new material includes broader coverage of subject
areas previously underserved as well as new maps and illustrations.
Virtually all existing entries—spanning architecture, politics, busi-
ness, sports, the arts, and more—have been updated to reflect the
impact of the past two decades.
The more than 5,000 alphabetical entries and 700 illustrations of
the second edition of The Encyclopedia of New York City convey the
richness and diversity of its subject in great breadth and detail, and
will continue to serve as an indispensable tool for everyone who has
even a passing interest in the American metropolis.

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Praise for Joseph Brodsky:
A Life (Russian edition):
“The best single literary biography
of the writer yet to have appeared
in any language.” —Times
Literary Supplement

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Lev Loseff ◆◆ Academic and library marketing
Translated by Jane Ann Miller Lev Loseff was professor of Russian and
chair of the Russian language and literature
An intimate, penetrating study of Joseph Brodsky’s department at Dartmouth. He published eight
life and work, written by his lifelong friend, the collections of verse and fiction in Russian, as
eminent Russian literary scholar Lev Loseff well as numerous works of criticism. A major
compilation of his poetry, translated by Gerald
The work of Joseph Brodsky (1940–1996), one of Russia’s great mod- Smith, will be published by Arc Publications
in late 2010. His English works include On the
ern poets, has been the subject of much study and debate. His life, Beneficence of Censorship: Aesopian Language
too, is the stuff of legend, from his survival of the siege of Leningrad in Modern Russian Literature and two coedited
in early childhood to his expulsion from the Soviet Union and his volumes, Joseph Brodsky: The Art of a Poem and
achievements as a Nobel Prize winner and America’s poet laureate. Brodsky’s Poetics and Aesthetics.

In this penetrating biography, Brodsky’s life and work are illu-


minated by his great friend, the late poet and literary scholar Lev
Loseff. Drawing on a wide range of source materials, some previ-
ously unpublished, and extensive interviews with writers and critics,
Loseff carefully reconstructs Brodsky’s personal history while offer-
ing deft and sensitive commentary on the philosophical, religious,
and mythological sources that influenced the poet’s work. Published
to great acclaim in Russia and now available in English for the first
time, this is literary biography of the first order, and sets the ground-
work for any books on Brodsky that might follow.

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Egypt on the Brink Marketing Highlights:
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Tarek Osman ◆◆ Academic and library marketing

Born and raised in Egypt, Tarek Osman


A lively and informed account of Egypt’s was educated at the American University in
recent history and current situation Cairo and Bocconi University in Italy. His writ-
ings appear in a number of publications in the
Famous until the 1950s for its religious pluralism and extraordinary United Kingdom, Europe, and the Middle East.
cultural heritage, Egypt is now seen as an increasingly repressive
and divided land, home of the Muslim Brotherhood and an opaque
regime headed by the aging President Mubarak.
In this immensely readable and thoroughly researched book, Tarek
Osman explores what has happened to the biggest Arab nation since
President Nasser took control of the country in 1954. He examines
Egypt’s central role in the development of the two crucial movements
of the period, Arab nationalism and radical Islam; the increasingly
contentious relationship between Muslims and Christians; and
perhaps most important of all, the rift between the cosmopolitan
elite and the mass of the undereducated and underemployed popu-
lation, more than half of whom are aged under thirty. This is an
essential guide to one of the Middle East’s most important but least
understood states.

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Gulag Voices Marketing Highlights:
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An Anthology ◆◆ National review attention
Edited by Anne Applebaum ◆◆ Online marketing
◆◆ Academic and library marketing
A unique anthology of Gulag memoirs,
◆◆ Annals of Communism Series
edited and annotated by Pulitzer Prize–
winning author Anne Applebaum Anne Applebaum’s Gulag: A History won
the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction as well
Anne Applebaum wields her considerable knowledge of this dark as numerous other awards. A columnist for
the Washington Post and Slate, she is a regular
chapter in history and presents a collection of the writings of sur- contributor to many publications, including
vivors of the Gulag, the Soviet concentration camps. Although the the New York Review of Books and the New
opening of the Soviet archives to scholars has made it possible to Republic. She lives in Warsaw, Poland.
write the history of this notorious concentration camp system, docu-
ments tell only one side of the story. Gulag Voices now fills in the
other half.
The backgrounds of the writers reflect the extraordinary diversity
of the Gulag itself. Here are the personal stories of figures such as
renowned literary scholar Dmitri Likhachev; Anatoly Marchenko,
the son of illiterate laborers; and American citizen Alexander Dolgun.
These remembrances—many of them appearing in English for the
first time, each chosen for both literary and historical value—collec-
tively spotlight the strange moral universe of the camps, as well as the
relationships that prisoners had with one another, with their guards,
and with professional criminals who lived beside them.
A vital addition to the literature of this era—annotated for a gen-
eration that no longer remembers the Soviet Union—Gulag Voices
will inform, interest, and inspire, offering a source for reflection on
human nature itself.

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Russia’s Cold War Marketing Highlights:
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Jonathan Haslam ◆◆ Academic and library marketing
Also by Jonathan Haslam:
The first history of the Cold War focusing on the Soviet No Virtue Like Necessity
dimension, based on previously inaccessible archives Realist Thought in International Relations
since Machiavelli
The phrase “Cold War” was coined by George Orwell in 1945 to Cloth 978-0-300-09150-2   $50.00tx
describe the impact of the atomic bomb on world politics: “We may
Jonathan Haslam is Professor of the
be heading not for a general breakdown but for an epoch as hor-
History of International Relations at the
ribly stable as the slave empires of antiquity.” The Soviet Union, he University of Cambridge, Fellow of Corpus
wrote, was “at once unconquerable and in a permanent state of ‘cold Christi College, Cambridge, and a Fellow of
war’ with its neighbors.” But as a leading historian of Soviet foreign the British Academy. He is the author of numer-
ous books, including The Nixon Administration
policy, Jonathan Haslam, makes clear in this groundbreaking book,
and the Death of Allende’s Chile: A Case of
the epoch was anything but stable, with constant wars, near-wars, Assisted Suicide and No Virtue Like Necessity:
and political upheavals on both sides. Realist Thought in International Relations
Since Machiavelli.
Whereas the Western perspective on the Cold War has been well doc-
umented by journalists and historians, the Soviet side has remained
for the most part shrouded in secrecy—until now. Drawing on a vast
range of recently released archives in the United States, the United
Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, and Eastern Europe, Russia’s
Cold War offers a thorough and fascinating analysis of East-West rela-
tions from 1917 to 1989.
Far more than merely a straightforward history of the Cold War, this
book presents the first account of politics and decision making at the
highest levels of Soviet power: how Soviet leaders saw political and
military events, what they were trying to accomplish, their miscal-
culations, and the ways they took advantage of Western ignorance.
Russia’s Cold War fills a significant gap in our understanding of the
most important geopolitical rivalry of the twentieth century.

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The Network Is Your Customer Marketing Highlights:
◆◆ National media attention including radio
Five Strategies to Thrive in a Digital World and print features
David Rogers ◆◆ Online marketing to business bloggers
◆◆ Academic and library marketing
With clear analysis and practical frameworks, this David Rogers is executive director of
book provides step-by-step guidance businesses can the Center on Global Brand Leadership at
use to prosper in the new era of digital media Columbia Business School, in New York City.

There is no shortage of books about digital media, but what has been
missing is a strategic take on how business owners can utilize the
most powerful asset of the digital age: customer networks. Whether
shoppers, business clients, charitable donors, or election voters,
today’s customers are harnessing digital tools to connect to, com-
municate with, and contribute to businesses.
In The Network Is Your Customer, digital strategy expert David Rogers
shows business owners and company leaders how to think strategi-
cally about customer networks and harness their power to create
new opportunities for any organization. By identifying the five core
behaviors of networked customers—accessing, engaging, customiz-
ing, connecting, and collaborating—he uncovers five core strategies
that any organization can use to create new value.
These strategies can be used not just for communications and social
networking but to drive sales, enhance innovation, reduce costs, gain
customer insight, and build breakthrough products and services that
rewrite existing business categories.
With clear analysis and practical frameworks, Rogers shows how any
organization can apply the five strategies to meet its own key busi-
ness objectives. He presents a wealth of case studies from numerous
business, consumer, and nonprofit categories. And he offers a clear
process for planning and implementing a customer network strategy.
Whether they sell shoes or news, software or healthcare, any business
leaders who want to succeed in our digital age will find the answers
they need in The Network Is Your Customer.

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Unwarranted Influence Marketing Highlights:
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Dwight D. Eisenhower and the Military Industrial Complex ◆◆ National review attention
James Ledbetter ◆◆ Online marketing
◆◆ Academic and library marketing
A fascinating analysis of one of the most important
◆◆ Icons of America
political and economic ideas of our time: the ties
between America’s military and its economy James Ledbetter is editor of the Big
Money, the business website of the Slate Group.
In Dwight D. Eisenhower’s last speech as president, on January 17, His books include Made Possible By  . . .and
Starving to Death on $200 Million. He is also
1961, he warned America about the “military-industrial complex,” the editor of The Great Depression: A Diary, by
a mutual dependency between the nation’s industrial base and its Benjamin Roth.
military structure that had developed during World War II. After the
conflict ended, the nation did not abandon its wartime economy but
rather the opposite. Military spending has steadily increased, giving
rise to one of the key ideas that continues to shape our country’s
political landscape.
In this book, published to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of
Eisenhower’s farewell address, journalist James Ledbetter shows
how the government, military contractors, and the nation’s overall
economy have become inseparable. Some of the effects are benefi-
cial, such as cell phones, GPS systems, the Internet, and the Hubble
Space Telescope, all of which emerged from technologies first devel-
oped for the military. But the military-industrial complex has also
provoked agonizing questions. Does our massive military establish-
ment—bigger than those of the next ten largest combined—really
make us safer? How much of our perception of security threats
is driven by the profit-making motives of military contractors?
To what extent is our foreign policy influenced by contractors’
financial interests?
Ledbetter uncovers the surprising origins and the even more surpris-
ing afterlife of the military-industrial complex, an idea that arose as
early as the 1930s, and shows how it gained traction during World
War II, the Cold War, and the Vietnam era and continues even today.

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Selected Lyrics Marketing Highlights:
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Théophile Gautier ◆◆ Online marketing to translation and
Translated by Norman R. Shapiro literary bloggers
◆◆ Academic and library marketing
The selected poems of one of the most important
nineteenth-century French writers, masterfully translated ◆◆ The Margellos World Republic of Letters
Also translated by Norman R. Shapiro:
In his ABC of Reading, Ezra Pound begins his short list of nine- Lyrics of the French Renaissance
teenth-century French poets to be studied with Théophile Gautier. Marot, Du Bellay, Ronsard
Widely esteemed by figures as diverse as Charles Baudelaire, the Cloth 978-0-300-08759-8   $55.00tx
Goncourt brothers, Gustave Flaubert, Oscar Wilde, Henry James, Théophile Gautier [1811–1872] was
and T. S. Eliot, Gautier was one of the nineteenth century’s most a prominent French poet, novelist, critic, and
prominent French writers, famous for his virtuosity, his inventive tex- journalist. Norman R. Shapiro is profes-
tures, and his motto “Art for art’s sake.” His work is often considered sor of Romance languages and literatures at
Wesleyan University. His many translations
a crucial hinge between High Romanticism—idealistic, sentimental, include the award-winning volumes The
grandiloquent—and the beginnings of “Parnasse,” with its emotional Complete Fables of Jean de La Fontaine and
detachment, plasticity, and irresistible surfaces. French Women Poets of Nine Centuries: The
Distaff and the Pen. He divides his time
His large body of verse, however, is little known outside France. This between Middletown, Connecticut, and
generous sampling, anchored by the complete Émaux et Camées, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
perhaps Gautier’s supreme poetic achievement, and including
poems from the vigorously exotic España and several early collec-
tions, not only succeeds in bringing these poems into English but
also rediscovers them, renewing them in the process of translation.
Norman Shapiro’s translations have been widely praised for their
formal integrity, sonic acuity, tonal sensitivities, and overall poetic
qualities, and he employs all these gifts in this collection. Mining
one of the crucial treasures of the French tradition, Shapiro makes a
major contribution to world letters.

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Scholarly Books of Interest to the General Trade

66 Scholarly Books of Interest to the General Trade


Turbulence Edward S. Greenberg is a member of
Boeing and the State of American Workers and Managers the Political and Economic Change Program,
Institute of Behavioral Science, University of
Edward S. Greenberg, Leon Grunberg, Sarah Colorado, Boulder, and professor of political
Moore, and Patricia B. Sikora science. Leon Grunberg is professor
and chairperson, Department of Comparative
This timely book investigates the experiences of employees at all levels of Sociology, University of Puget Sound. Sarah
Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) during a ten-year period of dramatic Moore is associate dean of faculty and profes-
organizational change. As Boeing transformed itself, workers and managers sor of psychology, University of Puget Sound.
contended with repeated downsizing, shifting corporate culture, new roles Patricia B. Sikora is owner/principal,
for women, outsourcing, mergers, lean production, and rampant techno- Sikora Associates, LLC, in Superior, CO.
logical change. Drawing on a unique blend of quantitative and qualitative
research, the authors consider how management strategies affected the well-
being of Boeing employees, as well as their attitudes toward their jobs and
their company. Boeing employees’ experience holds vital lessons for other
employees, the leaders of other firms determined to thrive in today’s era of
inescapable and growing global competition, as well as public officials con-
cerned about the well-being of American workers and companies.

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Nature Crime Rosaleen Duffy is Professor at the Centre


How We’re Getting Conservation Wrong for International Politics, Manchester University,
UK
Rosaleen Duffy
In this impressively researched, alarming book, Rosaleen Duffy investigates
the world of nature conservation, arguing that the West’s attitude to endan-
gered wildlife is shallow, self-contradictory, and ultimately very damaging.
Analyzing the workings of the black-market wildlife industry, Duffy points
out that illegal trading is often the direct result of Western consumer desires,
from coltan for cellular phones to exotic meats sold in London street mar-
kets. She looks at the role of ecotourism, showing how Western travelers
contribute—often unwittingly—to the destruction of natural environments.
Most strikingly, she argues that the imperatives of Western-style conserva-
tion often result in serious injustice to local people, who are branded as
“problems” and subject to severe restrictions on their way of life and even
extrajudicial killings.
August  Environmental Studies/Nature/Economics  Cloth
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G. Evelyn Hutchinson and the Nancy G. Slack is professor of biology,


Invention of Modern Ecology emerita, The Sage Colleges. She lives in Scotia,
NY.
Nancy G. Slack
With a Foreword by E. O. Wilson
Stephen J. Gould declared G. Evelyn Hutchinson the most important ecol-
ogist of the twentieth century. E. O. Wilson pronounced him “one of the
few scientists who could unabashedly be called a genius.” In this fascinating
book, Nancy G. Slack presents for the first time the full life story of this
brilliant scientist who was also a master teacher, a polymath, and a delight-
ful friend and correspondent. Based on full access to Hutchinson’s archives
and extensive interviews with him and many who knew him, the author
evaluates his important contributions to modern ecology and his profound
influence as a mentor. Filled with information available nowhere else, the
book draws a vibrant portrait of an original scientific thinker who was also a
man of remarkable personal appeal.

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Too Much to K now “Staggering in its scope and impressive
Managing Scholarly Information before the Modern Age in its erudition, Too Much to Know
Ann M. Blair offers the first general account of both
the causes and cures of ‘information
The flood of information brought to us by advancing technology is often overload’ in Western culture, felt with
accompanied by a distressing sense of “information overload,” yet this surprising force for many centuries even
experience is not unique to modern times. In fact, says Ann M. Blair in before the advent of mass media or
this intriguing book, the invention of the printing press and the ensuing the internet. Blair’s book is a history
abundance of books provoked sixteenth- and seventeenth-century European of reference books and a reference
scholars to register complaints very similar to our own. Blair examines meth- book in its own right. It is a guide to
ods of information management in ancient and medieval Europe as well the working methods of past scholars
as the Islamic world and China, then focuses particular attention on the that will greatly enhance the research
of present and future ones.” —William
organization, composition, and reception of Latin reference books in print
Sherman, The University of York
in early modern Europe. She explores in detail the sophisticated and some-
times idiosyncratic techniques that scholars and readers developed in an era Ann M. Blair is Henry Charles Lea Professor
of History, Harvard University. She lives in
of new technology and exploding information.
Cambridge, MA.

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Palmerston David Alan Brown is senior lecturer in


A Biography Modern History, University of Strathclyde. He
lives in Glasgow.
David Brown
A grand and fascinating figure in Victorian politics, the charismatic Lord
Palmerston (1784–1865) served as foreign secretary for fifteen years and
prime minister for nine, engaged in struggles with everyone from the Duke
of Wellington to Lord John Russell to Queen Victoria and Prince Albert,
engineered the defeat of the Russians in the Crimean War, and played a
major role in the development of liberalism and the Liberal Party. This
comprehensive biography, informed by unprecedented research in the
statesman’s personal archives, gives full weight not only to Palmerston’s for-
eign policy achievements, but also to his domestic political activity, political
thought, life as a landlord, and private life and affairs. Through the lens of
the milieu of his times, the book pinpoints for the first time the nature and
extent of Palmerston’s contributions to the making of modern Britain.

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The Banana Tree at the Gate ◆◆ Yale Agrarian Studies Series


A History of Marginal Peoples and Global Markets in Borneo Michael Dove is Margaret K. Musser
Michael R. Dove Professor of Social Ecology, Professor of
Anthropology, and Director of the Tropical
The “Hikayat Banjar,” a native court chronicle from Borneo, characterizes Resources Institute at the Yale School of
the irresistibility of natural resource wealth to outsiders as “the banana tree at Forestry and Environmental Studies; Professor
the gate.” Michael R. Dove employs this phrase as a root metaphor to frame of Anthropology at Yale University; and Curator
of Anthropology at the Yale Peabody Museum.
the history of resource relations between the indigenous peoples of Borneo
and the world system. In analyzing production and trade in forest products,
pepper, and especially natural rubber, Dove shows that the involvement
of Borneo’s native peoples in commodity production for global markets is
ancient and highly successful and that processes of globalization began mil-
lennia ago. Dove’s analysis replaces the image of the isolated tropical forest
community that needs to be helped into the global system with the reality
of communities that have been so successful and competitive that they have
had to fight political elites to keep from being forced out.

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68 Scholarly Books of Interest to the General Trade


M anaging the Mountains “Gregg explores an under-examined
Land Use Planning, the New Deal, and the Creation region through serious and extensive
of a Federal Landscape in Appalachia scholarship. She is a solid writer
Sara M. Gregg who conveys her ideas and stories
in extremely readable prose, without
Historians have long viewed the massive reshaping of the American land- the use of jargon. Her writing flows
scape during the New Deal era as unprecedented. This book uncovers the well and is wonderfully easy to
early twentieth-century history rich with precedents for the New Deal in for- follow.” —Neil Maher, Federated
est, park, and agricultural policy. Sara M. Gregg explores the redevelopment History Department, New Jersey
of the Appalachian Mountains from the 1910s through the 1930s, finding in Institute of Technology and
this region a changing paradigm of land use planning that laid the ground- Rutgers University, Newark
work for the national New Deal. Through an intensive analysis of federal ◆◆ Yale Agrarian Studies Series
planning in Virginia and Vermont, Gregg contextualizes the expansion of
Sara M. Gregg is currently a Postdoctoral
the federal government through land use planning and highlights the deep Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential
intellectual roots of federal conservation policy. Library. She lives in Washington, D.C.

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The End of Byzantium “Jonathan Harris’s new account of


Jonathan Harris the fall of Constantinople in 1453
is a welcome and highly readable
By 1400, the once-mighty Byzantine Empire stood on the verge of destruc- treatment of one of the most
tion. Most of its territories had been lost to the Ottoman Turks, and important events in world history.
Constantinople was under close blockade. Against all odds, Byzantium lin- The author knows his sources inside
gered on for another fifty years until 1453, when the Ottomans dramatically out and his book is a fine work of
toppled the capital’s walls. During this bleak and uncertain time, ordinary scholarship. But he also handles his
Byzantines faced difficult decisions to protect their livelihoods and families subject with narrative momentum
against the death throes of their homeland. In this evocative and moving and descriptive flair, and he never
book, Jonathan Harris explores individual stories of diplomatic maneuver- loses sight of the humanity involved
in these twilight years of a once-
ings, covert defiance, and sheer luck against a backdrop of major historical
great empire.” —Norman Housley,
currents and offers a new perspective on the real reasons behind the fall of author of Fighting for the Cross
this extraordinarily fascinating empire.
Jonathan Harris is Reader in Byzantine
History at Royal Holloway, University of
London. He lives in London, UK.

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Hell on the R ange “This is a rich, deep, and rewarding


A Story of Honor, Conscience, and the American West work of western history – a genuine
Daniel Justin Herman contribution to the histories of American
violence, society and culture, politics,
In this lively account of Arizona’s Rim Country War of the 1880s, histo- and economics. Herman’s research
rian Daniel Justin Herman explores a web of conflict involving Mormons, is nothing less than extraordinary as
Texas cowboys, New Mexican sheepherders, Jewish merchants, and mixed- it taps an especially rich body of
blood ranchers. Their story, contends Herman, offers a fresh perspective on personal papers as well as published
Western violence, Western identity, and American cultural history. and unpublished memoirs. It will
become a classic in the historiography
At the heart of Arizona’s range war, argues Herman, was a conflict between of the American West.” —Durwood
cowboys’ code of honor and Mormons’ code of conscience. He investigates Ball, University of New Mexico
the sources of these attitudes, tracks them into the early twentieth century,
◆◆ The Lamar Series in Western History
and offers rich insights into the roots of American violence and peace.
Daniel Justin Herman is associate
professor, Central Washington University. He is
author of the award-winning Hunting and the
American Imagination. He lives in Ellensburg,
November  History  Cloth  978-0-300-13736-1  $45.00sc Washington.
Available as eBook 978-0-300-16854-9
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Scholarly Books of Interest to the General Trade 69


Medicine at Yale
The First 200 Years
Kerry L. Falvey
With Essays by Thomas P. Duffy, MD,
Sherwin B. Nuland, MD, and John Harley Warner, PhD;
Additional Commentaries by Richard Belitsky, MD,
Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, Richard P. Lifton, MD, PhD,
James E. Rothman, PhD, and Mary E. Tinetti, MD Pictures of Yale University’s buildings and grounds, 1716–1980
(inclusive). Manuscripts & Archives, Yale University.
Founded in 1810, the Yale School of Medicine was among the
nation’s first medical schools. Over the past 200 years it has grown Kerry L. Falvey is managing editor of Yale
School of Medicine’s Bicentennial book project.
and evolved to become a world-class institution for research, edu-
cation, and patient care, as well as a hub of medical innovation
and discovery. By highlighting key events and participants and set-
ting the development of the institution in the context of changes
in American culture and advancements in science, this full-color,
beautifully illustrated volume portrays the evolution of medicine in
America through the lens of the eventful history of the school.
The volume also features essays by Sherwin B. Nuland, John Harley
Warner, and Thomas P. Duffy, whose diverse areas of expertise—sur-
gery, the history of medicine, and internal medicine—lend their
writings variety and breadth.

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Belonging and Genocide “This is a gripping, even splendid
Hitler’s Community, 1918–1945 book, synthesizing a breathtaking
Thomas Kühne amount of material.” —Margaret
Lavinia Anderson, University
No one has ever posed a satisfactory explanation for the extreme inhuman- of California, Berkeley
ity of the Holocaust. What enabled millions of Germans to perpetrate or
Thomas Kühne is Strassler Professor of
condone the murder of the Jews? In this illuminating book, Thomas Kühne Holocaust History at the Strassler Family Center
offers a provocative answer. In addition to the hatred of Jews or coercion that for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Clark
created a genocidal society, he contends, the desire for a united “people’s University. He lives in Massachusetts.
community” made Germans conform and join together in mass crime.
Exploring private letters, diaries, memoirs, secret reports, trial records, and
other documents, the author shows how the Nazis used such common
human needs as community, belonging, and solidarity to forge a nation con-
ducting the worst crime in history.

October  History  Cloth  978-0-300-12186-5  $40.00sc


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A L iving M an from A frica “The author demonstrates how


Jan Tzatzoe, Xhosa Chief and Missionary, and the intertwined Europeans and Africans
Making of Nineteenth Century South Africa were and that the European-introduced
Roger S. Levine religion was not an alien imposition.
These observations have been made
Born into a Xhosa royal family around 1792 in South Africa, Jan Tzatzoe was before, but Levine makes them in an
destined to live in an era of profound change—one that witnessed the arrival accessibly told biography.” —Nancy
and entrenchment of European colonialism. As a missionary, chief, and cul- Jacobs, Brown University
tural intermediary on the eastern Cape frontier and in Cape Town and a ◆◆ New Directions in Narrative History
traveler in Great Britain, Tzatzoe helped foster the merging of African and
European worlds into a new South African reality. Yet, by the 1860s, he was Roger S. Levine is assistant professor of
history at Sewanee: The University of the South.
an oppressed subject of harsh British colonial rule. In this innovative, richly
researched, and splendidly written biography, Roger S. Levine reclaims
Tzatzoe’s lost story and analyzes his contributions to, and experiences with,
the turbulent colonial world to argue for the crucial role of Africans as agents
of cultural and intellectual change.

December  History  Cloth  978-0-300-12521-4  $40.00sc


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A n Atlas of the P eninsular War Ian Robertson is the author of Wellington


at War in the Peninsula, Wellington Invades
Ian Robertson
France, and A Commanding Presence.
This is the first comprehensive modern atlas of the Peninsular War, the
series of campaigns in Spain and Portugal between Napoleonic France and
British forces commanded by the Duke of Wellington. Here a distinguished
military historian examines and explains the sequence of battles and the
course of the war through expertly drawn cartography in color.
A general introduction, together with a historical summary setting the cam-
paigns in context, is followed by 53 detailed maps and plans, each with a
complementary text providing a succinct description of the action depicted.
The great battles of Vimeiro, Talavera, Busaco, Albuera, Salamanca, Vitoria,
and the Pyrenees are all graphically described, together with the main sieges
and many minor combats. This is an indispensable companion to both seri-
ous students and military enthusiasts interested in the Napoleonic wars.

October  History/Military History  Cloth  978-0-300-14869-5  $55.00sc


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The Wars of the Roses “A refreshing and stimulating challenge
Michael Hicks to current orthodoxy about what
happened in the middle of the fifteenth
The Wars of the Roses (1455–85) were a major turning point in English century, of which all future accounts
history. But the underlying causes for the successive upheavals have been will have to take note.” – A J Pollard,
hotly contested by historians ever since. In this original and stimulating author of Warwick the Kingmaker
new synthesis, distinguished historian Michael Hicks examines the difficult Michael Hicks is professor of medieval
economic, military, and financial crises and explains, for the first time, the history and head of the Department of History,
real reasons why the Wars of the Roses began, why they kept recurring, and University of Winchester, and a special-
why, eventually, they ceased. Alongside fresh assessments of key personali- ist on late medieval England. He lives in
Winchester, UK.
ties, Hicks sheds new light on the significance of the involvement of the
people in politics, the intervention of foreign powers in English affairs, and
a fifteenth-century credit crunch. Combining a meticulous dissection of
competing dynamics with a clear account of the course of events, this is a
definitive and indispensable history of a compelling, complex period.

October  History  Cloth  978-0-300-11423-2  $45.00sc


352 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  24 b/w illus.  World

K ing Stephen ◆◆ The English Monarchs Series


Edmund King Edmund King is emeritus professor of
medieval history, University of Sheffield. He has
This compelling new biography provides the most authoritative picture yet published widely in the field of medieval British
of King Stephen, whose reign (1135–1154), with its “nineteen long winters” history and is author of Medieval England:
of civil war, made his name synonymous with failed leadership. After years of Hastings to Bosworth and editor of The Anarchy
work on the sources, Edmund King shows with rare clarity the strengths and of King Stephen’s Reign. He lives in Sheffield,
UK.
weaknesses of the monarch. Keeping Stephen at the forefront of his account,
the author also chronicles the activities of key family members and associ-
ates whose loyal support sustained Stephen’s kingship. In 1135 the popular
Stephen was elected king against the claims of the empress Matilda and
her sons. But by 1153, Stephen had lost control over Normandy and other
important regions, England had lost prestige, and the weakened king was
forced to cede his family’s right to succession. A rich narrative covering the
drama of a tumultuous reign, this book focuses well-deserved attention on a
king who lost control of his destiny.

November  History/Biography  Cloth  978-0-300-11223-8  $55.00sc


352 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  16 b/w illus.  World

Butterfly ’s Sisters Yoko Kawaguchi has written and lectured


The Geisha in Western Culture on many aspects of Japanese culture, including
garden design, costume, and drama.
Yoko Kawaguchi
In this fascinating and wide-ranging book, Yoko Kawaguchi explores the
Western portrayal of Japanese women—and geishas in particular—from
the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. She argues that in the
West, Japanese women have come to embody certain ideas about feminine
sexuality, and she analyzes how these ideas have been expressed in diverse
art forms, ranging from fiction and opera to the visual arts and music vid-
eos. Among the many works Kawaguchi discusses are the art criticism of
Baudelaire and Huysmans, the opera Madama Butterfly, the sculptures of
Rodin, the Broadway play Teahouse of the August Moon, and the interna-
tional best seller Memoirs of a Geisha. Butterfly’s Sisters also examines the
impact on early twentieth-century theatre, drama, and dance theory of the
performance styles of the actresses Madame Hanako and Sadayakko, both
formerly geishas.

October  History  Cloth  978-0-300-11521-5  $45.00sc


Available as eBook 978-0-300-16946-1  336 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  32 b/w illus.  World

72 Scholarly Books of Interest to the General Trade


A Cheerful and Comfortable Faith “Few historical works I have read so fully
Anglican Religious Practice in the Elite Households re-create the sensory world of people
of Eighteenth-Century Virginia in a particular time and place in
Lauren F. Winner colonial American history. In this sense
this is a wonderfully original work,
This enlightening book examines the physical objects found in elite Virginia deeply informed by scholarship but
households of the eighteenth century to discover what they can tell us about branching far beyond what has gone
their owners’ lives and religious practices. Lauren F. Winner looks closely before.” —Paul Harvey, University
at punch bowls, needlework, mourning jewelry, baptismal gowns, biscuit of Colorado at Colorado Springs
molds, cookbooks, and many other items, illuminating the ways Anglicanism Lauren F. Winner, an assistant professor
influenced daily activities and attitudes in colonial Virginia, particularly in at Duke Divinity School, lectures and writes
the households of the gentry. widely about Christianity. She lives in Durham,
NC.

September  History  Cloth  978-0-300-12469-9  $40.00sc


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William Clark ’s World “Professor Peter Kastor has written an


Describing America in an Age of Unknowns engaging, interesting, and important
Peter J. Kastor monograph tackling a big question:
‘How do you describe a continent?’
William Clark, co-captain of the famous Lewis and Clark Expedition, The author is convincing in his narrative,
devoted his adult life to describing the American West. But this task raised a offers new insights, and has written it in
daunting challenge: how best to bring an unknown continent to life for the engaging prose that is both illuminating
young republic? Through Clark’s life and career, this book explores how the to the specialist and accessible to the
West entered the American imagination. While he never called himself a general audience.” —Jay Buckley
writer or an artist, Clark nonetheless drew maps, produced books, drafted ◆◆ The Lamar Series in Western History
reports, surveyed landscapes, and wrote journals that made sense of the West
Also by Peter J. Kastor:
for a new nation fascinated by the region’s potential but also fearful of its
The Nation’s Crucible, The Louisiana
dangers. William Clark’s World presents a new take on the manifest destiny Purchase and the Creation of America
narrative and on the way the West took shape in the national imagination in Cloth 978-0-300-10119-5   $40.00tx
the early nineteenth century.
Peter J. Kastor is associate professor of his-
tory and American culture studies, Washington
University in St. Louis. He is the author of The
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Available as eBook 978-0-300-16855-6 the Creation of America, published by Yale
320 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  41 b/w illus.  World University Press. He lives in St. Louis, MO.

Lenin’s Jewish Question Also by Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern:


Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern The Anti-Imperial Choice
The Making of the Ukrainian Jew
In this first examination of Lenin’s genealogical and political connections Cloth 978-0-300-13731-6   $65.00tx
to East European Jews, Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern reveals the broad cul- Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern is
tural meanings of indisputable evidence that Lenin’s maternal grandfather associate professor of history and director of
was a Jew. He examines why and how Lenin’s Jewish relatives converted the Crown Family Center for Jewish Studies at
to Christianity, explains how Lenin’s vision of Russian Marxism shaped his Northwestern University. His previous books
include The Anti-Imperial Choice: The Making
identity, and explores Lenin’s treatment of party colleagues of Jewish ori- of the Ukrainian Jew (Yale). He lives in Chicago.
gin and the Jewish Question in Europe. Petrovsky-Shtern also uncovers the
continuous efforts of the Soviet communists to suppress Lenin’s Jewishness
and the no less persistent attempts of Russian extremists to portray Lenin
as a Jew. In this fascinating book, Petrovsky-Shtern expands our under-
standing not only of Lenin, but also of Russian and Soviet handling of the
Jewish Question.

August  History/Jewish Studies  Cloth  978-0-300-15210-4  $40.00sc


Available as eBook 978-0-300-16860-0
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George Gershwin ◆◆ Yale Broadway Masters Series
Larry Starr Larry Starr is a Professor of Music History,
University of Washington. He lives in Seattle.
In this welcome addition to the immensely popular Yale Broadway Masters
series, Larry Starr focuses fresh attention on George Gershwin’s Broadway
contributions and examines their centrality to the composer’s entire career.
Starr presents Gershwin as a composer with a unified musical vision—a
vision developed on Broadway and used as a source of strength in his well-
known concert music. In turn, Gershwin’s concert-hall experience enriched
and strengthened his musicals, leading eventually to his great “Broadway
opera,” Porgy and Bess. Through the prism of three major shows—Lady Be
Good (1924), Of Thee I Sing (1931), and Porgy and Bess (1935)—Starr high-
lights Gershwin’s distinctive contributions to the evolution of the Broadway
musical. In addition, the author considers Gershwin’s musical language, his
compositions for the concert hall, and his movie scores for Hollywood in the
light of his Broadway experience.

December  Performing Arts  Cloth  978-0-300-11184-2  $45.00sc


Available as eBook 978-0-300-16862-4
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Mozart and the Nazis Erik Levi is reader in music, Royal Holloway
How the Third Reich Abused a Cultural Icon University of London, and author of Music in
the Third Reich. He lives in Surrey, UK.
Erik Levi
Despite the apparent incompatibility between Mozart’s humanitarian and
cosmopolitan outlook and Nazi ideology, the Third Reich tenaciously pro-
moted the great composer’s music to further the goals of the fascist regime.
In this revelatory book, Erik Levi draws on period articles, diaries, speeches,
and other archival materials to provide a new understanding of how the
Nazis shamelessly manipulated Mozart for their own political advantage.
The book also explores the continued Jewish veneration of the composer
during this period while also highlighting some of the disturbing legacies
of Mozart reception that resulted from Nazi appropriation of his work.
Augmented by rare contemporary illustrations, Mozart and the Nazis will
be widely welcomed by readers with interests in music, German history,
Holocaust studies, propaganda, and politics in the twentieth century.

October  Music History/History  Cloth  978-0-300-12306-7  $40.00sc


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R avel Roger Nichols is the author of The Life


A Life of Debussy and The Harlequin Years: Music in
Paris 1917–1929. He has edited most of Ravel’s
Roger Nichols piano music for Peters Edition of London.
This new biography of Maurice Ravel (1875–1937), by one of the lead-
ing scholars of nineteenth- and twentieth-century French music, is based
on a wealth of written and oral evidence, some newly translated and some
derived from interviews with the composer’s friends and associates. As well as
describing the circumstances in which Ravel composed, the book explores
new evidence to present radical views of the composer’s background and
upbringing, his notorious failure in the Prix de Rome, his incisive and often
combative character, his sexual preferences, and his long final illness. It also
contains the most detailed account so far published of his hugely successful
American tour of 1928. The world of Maurice Ravel—including friendships
(and some fallings-out) with Debussy, Fauré, Diaghilev, Gershwin, and
Toscanini—is deftly uncovered in this sensitive portrait.

October  Music/Biography  Cloth  978-0-300-10882-8  $40.00sc


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74 Scholarly Books of Interest to the General Trade


Blake and the Bible Christopher Rowland is Dean
Ireland Professor of the Exegesis of Holy
Christopher Rowland
Scripture, University of Oxford, and a specialist
The Bible was crucial for William Blake and for his poetic genius, whether in the interpretation of the books of Ezekiel
and Revelation.
as an object of criticism or as an inspiration. This book—the first substantial
study of the topin in sixty years—locates Blake within the broad spectrum
of Christian biblical interpretation and explores the ways in which Blake
engaged with the Bible. Christopher Rowland argues that Blake’s approach
to the Bible was broadly consistent, even though he underwent something
of a religious change in his later years. The author also shows how Blake saw
himself as being in the prophetic tradition and also as somehow continuing
the work of John of Patmos, author of the Book of Revelation.

August  Theology/Poetry Studies  Cloth  978-0-300-11260-3  $50.00sc


Available as eBook 978-0-300-16838-9
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The Settlers Gadi Taub is assistant professor, Department


And the Struggle over the Meaning of Zionism of Communications and the School of Public
Policy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He
Gadi Taub lives in Tel Aviv.
The controversy over settlements in the occupied territories is a far more
intractable problem for Israel than is widely perceived, Gadi Taub observes
in this illuminating book. The clash over settlement is no mere policy dis-
agreement, he maintains, but rather a struggle over the very meaning of
Zionism. The book presents an absorbing study of religious settlers’ ideology
and how it has evolved in response to Israel’s history of wars, peace efforts,
assassination, the pull-out from Gaza, and other tumultuous events.
Taub tracks the efforts of religious settlers to reconcile with mainstream
Zionism but concludes that the project cannot succeed. A new Zionist con-
sensus recognizes that Israel must pull out of the occupied territories or face
an unacceptable alternative: the dissolution of Israel into a binational state
with a Jewish minority.
August  Current Events/History  Cloth  978-0-300-14101-6  $32.50sc
Available as eBook 978-0-300-16863-1
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First Strike Mark Totten is assistant professor of law,


America, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition Michigan State University College of Law. He
lives in Kalamazoo, MI.
Mark Totten
Can the use of force first against a less-than-imminent threat be both morally
acceptable and consistent with American values? In this timely book Mark
Totten offers the first in-depth, historical examination of the use of preemp-
tive and preventive force through the lens of the just war tradition.
Although critical of the American incursion into Iraq as a so-called “preemp-
tive war,” Totten argues that the new terrorist threat nonetheless demands
careful consideration of when the first use of force is legitimate. The moral
tradition, he concludes, provides a principled way forward that reconciles
American values and the demands of security.

September  History/Current Events/Law  Cloth  978-0-300-12448-4  $30.00sc


Available as eBook 978-0-300-16864-8
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Outsourcing War and P eace Laura A. Dickinson is the Foundation
How Privatizing Foreign Affairs Threatens Core Professor of Law, Sandra Day O’Connor
Public Values and What We Can Do About It College of Law, Arizona State University.

Laura A. Dickinson
Over the past decade, states and international organizations have shifted a
surprising range of foreign policy functions to private contractors. But who
is accountable when the employees of foreign private firms do violence or
create harm? This timely book describes the services that are now delivered
by private contractors and the threat this trend poses to core public values
of human rights, democratic accountability, and transparency. The author
offers a series of concrete reforms that are necessary to expand traditional
legal accountability, construct better mechanisms of public participation,
and alter the organizational structure and institutional culture of contrac-
tor firms. The result is a pragmatic, nuanced, and comprehensive set of
responses to the problem of foreign affairs privatization.

January  Law/International Affairs  Cloth  978-0-300-14486-4  $40.00sc


Available as eBook 978-0-300-16852-5
256 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  World

R epresenting Justice ◆◆ Yale Law Library Series in Legal History


The Creation and Fragility of Courts in Democracies and Reference
Judith Resnik and Dennis E. Curtis Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis are
law professors at Yale Law School.
By mapping the remarkable run of the icon of Justice, a woman with scales
and sword, and by tracing the development of public spaces dedicated to
justice—courthouses—the authors explore the evolution of adjudication
into its modern form as well as the intimate relationship between the courts
and democracy. The authors analyze how Renaissance “rites” of judgment
turned into democratic “rights,” requiring governments to respect judicial
independence, provide open and public hearings, and accord access and
dignity to “every person.” With over 220 images, readers can see both the
longevity of aspirations for justice and the transformation of courts, as well as
understand that, while venerable, courts are also vulnerable institutions that
should not be taken for granted.

December  Law  Cloth  978-0-300-11096-8  $75.00sc


Available as eBook 978-0-300-16887-7
740 pp.  8 1⁄2 x 11  229 b/w + 41 color illus.  World

76 Scholarly Books of Interest to the General Trade


The A mbonese Herbal , Volumes 1–6
Georgius Everhardus Rumphius
Translated by E.M. Beekman
Rumphius’ complete masterwork in twelve books plus an
“Auctuarium,” a description of the plants found on Ambon,
Indonesia, is now published for the first time in English.
Over the course of five decades, the seventeenth-century naturalist Georgius
Everhardus Rumphius assiduously gathered information on the native
plants of Ambon Island and its archipelago. By presenting descriptions of
the plants and their multiple uses, he succeeded in creating a cultural and
scientific treasury of incomparable value not only for his contemporaries
but also for today’s botanists, anthropologists, ethnobotanists, science histo-
rians, medicinal chemists, and other scholars. Rumphius’ comprehensive
reference, complete with 811 original illustrations, describes in remarkable
detail more than 2,000 plants, their habitats, and their economic and medic- Copublished with the National Tropical
Botanical Garden
inal uses. He also records native plant names in Malay, Latin, Dutch, and
Ambonese—and often in Macassarese and South Chinese as well. Georgius Everhardus Rumphius
In an illuminating introduction, E. M. Beekman discusses the Herbal’s sig- (1627–1702), a soldier and naturalist, arrived
on the island of Ambon in Indonesia in 1653
nificance for tropical botanical literature, examines Rumphius’ influence and until his death devoted himself to the task
on Linnaeus’ work, and surveys the Indonesian economic and medicinal of documenting the tropical environment he
uses of the plants Rumphius described. Beekman also provides invaluable encountered there. The late E. M. Beekman,
annotations throughout the Herbal. a highly acclaimed authority on colonial and
Dutch language and literature, was Professor
Volume 1 : Introduction and Book I: Containing All Sorts of Trees,
Emeritus, University of Massachusetts at
That Bear Edible Fruits, and Are Husbanded by People 
November  Botany  Cloth  978-0-300-15370-5  $85.00 tx
Amherst. He was also an accomplished poet and
512 pp.  7 1⁄2 x 10 7⁄8  124 b/w illus.; 3 color tip-in pp  World novelist and the author of two dozen books.
Volume 2: Book II: Containing the Aromatic Trees: Being Those That Have Aromatic Fruits,
Barks or Redolent Wood; Book III: Containing Those Trees, Which Produce Some Resin,
Notable Flowers, or Hurtful Milk; Book IV: Containing the Wild Trees That Provide Timber
November  Botany  Cloth  978-0-300-15371-2  $85.00 tx
656 pp.  7 1⁄2 x 10 7⁄8  183 b/w illus.; 1 color tip-in  World
*Volume 3  November  Botany  Cloth  978-0-300-15372-9  $85.00 tx
704 pp.  7 1⁄2 x 10 7⁄8  211 b/w illus.; 2 color tip-ins  World
*Volume 4  November  Botany  Cloth  978-0-300-15373-6  $85.00 tx
608 pp.  7 1⁄2 x 10 7⁄8  136 b/w illus.; 2 color tip-ins  World
*Volume 5  November  Botany  Cloth  978-0-300-15374-3  $85.00 tx
624 pp.  7 1⁄2 x 10 7⁄8  138 b/w illus.; 2 color tip-ins  World
*Volume 6  1November  Botany  Cloth  978-0-300-15375-0  $85.00 tx
112 pp.  7 ⁄2 x 10 7⁄8  World
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Sedition This book explores Soviet prosecution records to tell the hidden story
Everyday Resistance in the Soviet Union of ordinary citizens who were arrested for expressing discontent during
under Khrushchev and Brezhnev the Khrushchev and Brezhnev years.
Edited by Vladimir A. Kozlov, Sheila ◆◆ Annals of Communism Series
Fitzpatrick, and Sergei V. Mironenko
Vladimir A. Kozlov is deputy director and Sergei V.
Mironenko is director of the State Archive of the Russian Federation.
November  History/Soviet History Sheila Fitzpatrick is Bernadotte E. Schmitt Distinguished Service
Cloth  978-0-300-11169-9  $65.00tx
Professor in Modern Russian History, University of Chicago.
Available as eBook 978-0-300-16856-3
384 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  World

Unfinished R evolution While the West has repeatedly been sold images of a victorious people’s
Making Sense of Communism revolution in 1989, the idea that dictatorship has been truly overcome
in East-Central Europe is foreign to many in the former Communist bloc. In this wide-ranging
work, James Mark examines how new democratic societies are still
James Mark divided by the past.
James Mark is senior lecturer in history at the University of Exeter.

January  History/Politics
Cloth  978-0-300-16716-0  $65.00tx
320 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  12 b/w illus.  World

The Jews in the Secret Nazi Presented for the first time in English, the huge archive of secret Nazi
R eports on Popular Opinion reports reveals what life was like for German Jews and the extent to
in Germany, 1933–1945 which the German population supported their social exclusion and
the measures that led to their annihilation.
Edited by Otto Dov Kulka
and Eberhard Jäckel Otto Dov Kulka is Rosenbloom Professor Emeritus of Jewish History,
Translated by William Templer the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Eberhard Jäckel is Professor
Emeritus of History, University of Stuttgart.
November  History
Hardcover with CDROM  978-0-300-11803-2  $150.00tx
Available as eBook 978-0-300-16858-7
1,072 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  40 b/w illus.  World

The Royal A rchives This much-anticipated volume presents and analyzes the complete
from Tell L eilan archives from the recently uncovered Mesopotamian city Shubat Enlil,
Old Babylonian Letters and Treaties a thriving capital in the eighteenth century b.c.
from the Eastern Lower Town Palace ◆◆ Yale Tell Leilan Research
Jesper Eidem
Jesper Eidem is director of the Netherlands Institute for the Near East,
Introduction by Lauren Ristvet Leiden. Lauren Ristvet is R. H. Dyson assistant professor of Near
and Harvey Weiss Eastern archaeology, University of Pennsylvania. Harvey Weiss is profes-
December  Archaelogy
sor of Near East archaeology and director of the Yale Tell Leilan Project.
Cloth  978-0-300-16545-6  $125.00tx
640 pp.  8 1⁄2 x 11

Contesting Development This pathbreaking book analyzes a highly successful participatory


Participatory Projects and Local development program in Indonesia, exploring its distinctive origins
Conflict Dynamics in Indonesia and design principles and its impacts on local conflict dynamics and
Patrick Barron, Rachael Diprose, social institutions.   ◆  Yale Agrarian Studies Series
and Michael Woolcock Patrick Barron, a doctoral candidate at the University of Oxford, was
for seven years the manager of World Bank’s Conflict and Development
January  Current Events  program in Indonesia. Rachael Diprose, a doctoral candidate at the
Cloth  978-0-300-12631-0  $55.00tx University of Oxford, has worked in development research, policy, and
Available as eBook 978-0-300-16848-8 programming around the world. Michael Woolcock is senior social
352 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  31 b/w illus.  World scientist, Development Research Group, World Bank.

Constitutional Sentiments The Constitution was written to shape human behavior and affairs,
András Sajó and it does so by appealing to people’s hearts, not only their minds. An
interdisciplinary analysis sheds new light on the emotions that underlie
constitutional law, with many cogent examples.
András Sajó is Justice at the European Court of Human Rights and
University Professor, Central European University, Budapest. He lives in
Strasbourg, France.
January  Law
Cloth  978-0-300-13926-6  $75.00tx
Available as eBook 978-0-300-16861-7
352 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  World

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In the Demon’s Bedroom This important study is the first to offer a sustained look at a variety
Yiddish Literature and the Early Modern of early modern Yiddish masterworks—and their writers and read-
ers—paying particular attention to their treatment of supernatural
Jeremy Dauber
themes and beings.
Jeremy Dauber is the Atran Associate Professor of Yiddish Language,
Literature, and Culture at Columbia University and the director of
Columbia’s Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies.
December  Literary Studies/Jewish Studies
Cloth  978-0-300-14175-7  $85.00tx
Available as eBook 978-0-300-16850-1
384 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  World

Uncloseting Drama In this elegant book, modernism is illuminated through little-known


American Modernism and Queer Performance but striking works by Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, and others who
revived the “closet drama” —plays written largely for private read-
Nick Salvato
ing—as a means of exploring forbidden sexualities.
◆◆ Yale Studies in English

Nick Salvato is assistant professor of theater, Cornell University. He


October  Literary Studies lives in Ithaca, NY.
Paper  978-0-300-15539-6  $40.00tx
Available as eBook 978-0-300-16017-8
240 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  World

Leo Tolstoy and the One hundred years after his death, Tolstoy still inspires controversy
A libi of Narrative with his notoriously complex narrative strategies. This original book
explores how and why Tolstoy has mystified interpreters and offers a
Justin Weir new look at his most famous works of fiction.
Justin Weir is professor of Slavic languages and literatures, Harvard
University. His previous work includes The Author as Hero: Self and Tradition
in Bulgakov, Pasternak, and Nabokov.
January  Literary Studies
Paper  978-0-300-15384-2  $45.00tx
Available as eBook 978-0-300-15385-9
288 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  World

On the Most A ncient This volume comprises a new critical edition of Vico’s original Latin
Wisdom of the Italians text and a faithful translation of this early work on metaphysics. Robert
Miner’s introduction offers valuable guidance in understanding this
Giambattista Vico challenging text and assessing its significance.
Translated by Jason Taylor;
Introduction by Robert Miner Jason Taylor is assistant professor of philosophy, Regis University. He
lives in Denver, CO. Robert Miner is associate professor of philosophy in the
Honors College, Baylor University. He lives in Waco, TX.
November  Philosophy
Cloth  978-0-300-13691-3  $55.00tx
Available as eBook 978-0-300-16865-5
208 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  World

Yale French Studies, This volume focuses on postwar approaches to the past, the nature of
Number 118⁄119 collective memory, and issues of cultural memory in a transnational
Noeuds de mémoire: Multidirectional Memory age. The essays probe points of contact between memories and lega-
in Postwar French and Francophone Culture cies of genocide, colonialism, and slavery in a world defined both by
decolonization and the aftermath of the Shoah.
Michael Rothberg, Debarati Sanyal,
and Max Silverman, Special Editors ◆◆ Yale French Studies Series

November  Literary Studies


Paper  978-0-300-11885-8  $30.00tx
224 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  World

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Settlement, Nesting Territories In this groundbreaking book anthropologist Daniel Strouthes stud-
and Conflicting L egal Systems ies the development of a legal system by a North American Indian
in a M icmac Community group—a small band of twentieth- and twenty-first-century Micmac in
Nova Scotia—and analyzes their inventive land tenure law and territo-
Daniel P. Strouthes rial responses to settlement.
Published by the Yale Department of Anthropology
◆◆ Yale University Publications in Anthropology 89
and the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural
History; Distributed by Yale University Press
Daniel P. Strouthes is associate professor, Department of Geography
August  Anthropology/American Indian Studies/Law and Anthropology and American Indian Studies Program, University of
Paper  978-0-300-16365-0  $69.95tx Wisconsin–Eau Clair. He lives in Fall Creek, WI.
496 pp.  6 3⁄4 x 9 3⁄4  7 b/w illus.  World

A ncient Community and Archaeological investigations advance current knowledge of prehis-


Economy at Chinchawas toric Andean societies with this groundbreaking study of Chinchawas,
a small village community of the Recuay culture, in the first
George F. Lau millennium AD.
Published by the Yale Department of Anthropology
and the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. ◆◆ Yale University Publications in Anthropology 90
Distributed by Yale University Press.
George F. Lau is university lecturer, School of World Art Studies and
Museology, University of East Anglia. He lives in Norwich, UK.
September  Anthropology
Paper  978-0-300-16362-9  $69.95tx
250 pp.  6 3⁄4 x 9 3⁄4  136 b/w line art, 33 tables  World

Yale P eruvian Scientific This second volume in the Yale University Publications in
E xpedition Collections Anthropology series dedicated to the Machu Picchu collections recov-
from M achu P icchu ered early in the twentieth century from Machu Picchu by Hiram
Bingham and the Yale Peruvian Scientific Expeditions analyzes the
Metal Artifacts
metal artifacts and evidence of metallurgy at the site.
Edited by Richard L. Burger
and Lucy C. Salazar ◆◆ Yale University Publications in Anthropology 91

Richard L. Burger is Charles J. MacCurdy Professor of Anthropology,


director of graduate studies, and chair of the Council on Archaeological
September  Anthropology
Studies, Yale University. He is also curator of anthropology, Yale Peabody
Paper  978-0-913516-27-0  $69.95tx Museum of Natural History. Lucy C. Salazar is research associate,
225 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 3⁄4  140 b/w line, 23 tables  World Department of Anthropology, Yale University.

Learn to R ead Greek Andrew Keller and Stephanie


Russell both teach Classics at the Collegiate
Workbook Part 1 School in New York City. They are the authors
of Learn to Read Latin, published by Yale
Andrew Keller and Stephanie Russell University Press in 2004.
Learn to Read Greek is a text and workbook for students beginning the study
of Ancient Greek. It is the companion volume to the authors’ Learn to Read
Latin, published in 2004. Like its Latin predecessor, it has a grammar-based
approach and is intended for students who have a serious interest in learning
the language.
The text and workbook include carefully chosen vocabularies and extensive
vocabulary notes; clear and complete presentations of all necessary morphol-
ogy and syntax; large numbers of drills and drill sentences; and abundant
unabridged sample passages from a variety of Greek authors and texts.

January Language 
Textbook, Part 1  Paper 978-0-300-11589-5  $45.00tx  544 pp. 1 b/w illus. 8 1⁄2 x 11 World
Workbook, Part 1  Paper 978-0-300-11591-8 $32.00tx  560 pp. World
Textbook and Workbook Set, Part 1  Paper 978-0-300-16771-9 $77.00tx  World
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80 Scholarly Titles/Language Texts


A n Introduction to Spoken This text-and-DVD package can be used to improve the conversational
Standard A rabic skills of second- to third-semester beginning Arabic students. It helps
A Conversational Course on DVD, Part 1 students as they begin to express themselves in the Arabic, guiding them
through language functions such as introductions, describing people
Shukri B. Abed with Arwa Sawan and places, and discussing typical daily activities.
Shukri B. Abed is chairman of the Language and Regional Studies
Department at the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C. He has taught
at the University of Maryland and the University of Mary Washington.

September  Language 
Paper with DVD  978-0-300-14480-2  $45.00tx
Paper with DVD 978-0-300-15904-2  S’ 11  $40.00  tx
304 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  42 b/w illus.  World 

Voci dal Sud This textbook for intermediate to advanced level Italian courses employs
A Journey to Southern Italy with Carlo an interdisciplinary approach to explore the culture of the southern
Levi and His “Christ Stopped at Eboli” Italian region from 1935 to the present. It is structured around Carlo
Levi, a 20th century writer, painter and social activist, and it includes
Daniela Bartalesi-Graf excerpts from his classic novel, Christ Stopped at Eboli. Historical and
cultural information that pertain to the novel and images of Levi’s paint-
ings are interwoven to encourage students to connect literature, art, and
film in ways that are designed to sharpen their critical thinking skills, as
well as their language skills.
Daniela Bartalesi-Graf teaches courses in Italian language and
October  Language culture at Tufts University.
Paper  978-0-300-13744-6  $55.00tx
432 pp.  7 x 10  12 color & 47 b/w illus.  World

À la rencontre du cinéma français À la rencontre du cinéma français: analyse, genre, histoire is intended to
Analyse, genre, histoire serve as the core textbook in a wide variety of upper-level undergraduate
and graduate French cinema courses. In contrast to content-, theme-,
R.-J. Berg
or issue-based approaches to film, Professor Berg stresses “the cinema­
tic­ally specific, the warp and fabric of the film itself, the stuff of which
it is made.” Sufficient proficiency in French is the sole prerequisite:
“No previous back­ground in film studies is assumed, nor is any prior
acquain­t ance with French cinema. It will help, of course, to like movies,
and to have seen quite a few…” (from the preface).
July  Language  R.-J. Berg is the author of widely used textbooks on literature (Littérature
Paper  978-0-300-15871-7  $80.00tx française: textes et contextes, vols. I and II) and business French (Parlons affaires!
Available as eBook 978-0-300-15897-7 Initiation au français économique et commercial).
336 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  26 b/w illus.  World 

Shou fi ma fi? Shou fi ma fi? will enable American students to communicate orally
Intermediate Levantine Arabic in Levantine Arabic, the variety of Arabic spoken in Syria, Lebanon,
the Holy Land, and western Jordan. The text assumes familiarity with
Rajaa Chouairi
Modern Standard Arabic (MSA), and it is highly recommended that
students have a reasonable foundation in MSA.
Shou fi ma fi? contains nineteen lessons on a variety of topics and situ-
ations that the American student is likely to encounter, and all were
carefully selected to reflect the language and culture of Syria and
Lebanon in particular.
Rajaa Chouairi has been teaching Arabic for many years. He is very active
June  Language 
Paper  978-0-300-15391-0  $55.00tx
in creating new approaches to the teaching of Arabic as a foreign language.
240 pp.  8 x 10  50 b/w  World 

Jenseits der Stille Caroline Link’s Jenseits der Stille is the story of Lara, a girl with two deaf
A German Reader parents who is given a clarinet by her favorite aunt. As she hones her
natural talent and becomes a skillful musician, Lara feels more distant
Caroline Link
from her parents.
Edited by Marion Gehlker and Birte Christ
By adapting this novel for use in the second and third year German
classroom, the editors introduce students to contemporary texts of
moderate difficulty and allow them to discuss these texts within their
historical and cultural contexts.
Dr. Marion Gehlker is the Language Program Director in the
January  Language 
Paper  978-0-300-12322-7  $48.00tx
Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Yale University.
300 pp.  6 x 9  11 b/w illus.  Birte Christ is assistant professor at the University of Freiburg and the
For sale in United States and Canada only  University of Bonn.

Language Texts 81
Selected Writings Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832), philosopher and reformer, is one of
Jeremy Bentham the most influential thinkers of the modern age. This introduction to
Edited by Stephen Engelmann his writings presents a representative selection of texts authoritatively
restored by the Bentham Project, University College London. As well
as more familiar pieces, highlights include the succinct essay “On
Retrenchment” and a never-before-published treatise on sex. The
volume is completed by major interpretative essays by Mark Canuel,
David Lieberman, Jennifer Pitts, and Philip Schofield.
◆◆ Rethinking the Western Tradition

Stephen Engelmann is associate professor of political science,


January  Philosophy/Political Thought University of Illinois, Chicago.
Paper  978-0-300-11237-5  $20.00tx
Available as eBook 978-0-300-16868-6
512 pp.  5 1⁄2 x 8 1⁄4  World

The M adonna of 115th Street A twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Robert A. Orsi’s classic study of
Faith and Community in Italian popular religion in Italian Harlem. In a new preface, Orsi discusses
Harlem, 1880–1950, Third Edition significant shifts in the field of religious history and calls for new ways
Robert A. Orsi of empirically studying divine presences in human life.
“The Madonna of 115th Street has over the last quarter century become
a classic of American religious history. There are few books that I have
enjoyed teaching more over the years and even fewer that have taught
me as much about American Catholic history.”—Leigh E. Schmidt,
author of Hearing Things: Religion, Illusion, and the American
Enlightenment
August  Religion/History
Paper  978-0-300-15752-9  $19.00sc Robert A. Orsi is Professor of Religion, Northwestern University, and
Paper 978-0-300-09135-9  S’ 02  $17.95tx author of Thank You, St. Jude.
Available as eBook 978-0-300-16867-9
360 pp.  5 x 7 3⁄4  19 b/w illus.  World

Theater of the Avant- This critical anthology assembles an international selection of influ-
Garde, 1950–2000 ential avant-garde plays from the second half of the twentieth century.
Edited by Robert Knopf and Supplemented by essays by major theater practitioners, the book
Julia Listengarten approaches the recent avant-garde as a non-linear, pluralistic phenom-
enon, includes collaborative constructed scripts, and highlights the
complex dynamic between avant-garde text and performance.
Robert Knopf is chair and professor of theater and dance, University at
Buffalo/SUNY. Julia Listengarten is associate professor of theater,
University of Central Florida.

January  Theater History


Paper  978-0-300-13423-0  $27.00tx
672 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  For sale in North America only

The A rt of Ecology During the twentieth century, ecology evolved from a collection of
Writings of G. Evelyn Hutchinson natural history facts to a rigorous, analytical discipline with a rich body
Edited by David K. Skelly, David of theory. No single person is more responsible for this change than
M. Post, and Melinda D. Smith G. Evelyn Hutchinson. This collection of selected writings showcases
Foreword by Thomas E. Lovejoy Hutchinson’s dynamic and wide-ranging mind as well as his keen wit.
Original essays by scientists and historians underscore the continuing
relevance of Hutchinson’s ideas.
David K. Skelly, David M. Post, and Melinda D. Smith are
ecologists on the faculty of Yale University.

January  Environmental Studies


Paper  978-0-300-15449-8  $22.00tx
Available as eBook 978-0-300-15450-4
352 pp.  7 x 10  11 b/w illus.  World

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Paperback Reprints—General Interest

Paperback Reprints—General Interest 83


Gallipoli
The End of the Myth
Robin Prior
World War I’s Gallipoli campaign was an ill-fated Allied attempt to shorten
the war by eliminating Turkey, creating a Balkan alliance against the Central
Powers, and securing a sea route to Russia. Now in paperback, this definitive
report of the dramatic and tragic operation is “military history of the highest
order” (Wall Street Journal).
“A well-written book, complete with a great bibliography and some of the
most outstanding maps to be delivered with any account of war and battle.
That the author could assemble such a plethora of information and then
distill it into such a readable account would be a story unto itself. For anyone
who wants to know where, when and what Gallipoli was, this book is for
you.” —Vice Admiral Robert F. Dunn, Washington Times
Also by Robin Prior:
Chosen by the Wall Street Journal for its Standout Selections in the Year Passchendaele
in Books 2009 The Untold Story
Paper 978-0-300-07227-3   $17.95
Robin Prior is visiting professorial fellow, University of Adelaide, and visiting fellow, The Somme
University of New South Wales, Australian Defence Force Academy. He is the coauthor
Paper 978-0-300-11963-3   $22.00
of Passchendaele: The Untold Story and The Somme, both published by Yale University
Press. He lives in South Australia.

August  History/Military History  Paper  978-0-300-16894-5  $22.00


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The Virgin Warrior


The Life and Death of Joan of Arc
Larissa Juliet Taylor
How did a teenage peasant girl change the course of European history?
Larissa Juliet Taylor paints a vivid portrait of the charismatic and resolute
Joan of Arc, from her early years to the myths and fantasies that surround her
today, in this paperback.
“Fresh and provocative  . . .an absorbing book that is almost impossible to
put down.” —Frederic J. Baumgartner, author of France in the Sixteenth
Century
“The most accurate, up-to-date account we have of Joan.  . . .Likely to remain
the standard critical biography for some time.” —David Bell, New Republic
“An utterly convincing portrait. [Taylor’s] Joan is still a saint and a heroine
but much more down to earth than might be expected: a woman of action,
courageous and resourceful.” —Michael Kerrigan, The Scotsman
Larissa Juliet Taylor is Professor of History at Colby College. She is the author of
the award-winning Soldiers of Christ: Preaching in Late Medieval and Reformation France
and Heresy and Orthodoxy in Sixteenth Century Paris.

August  Biography/History  Paper  978-0-300-16895-2  $20.00


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The M aking of A mericans
Democracy and Our Schools
E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
The bestselling author of Cultural Literacy offers a masterful analysis of the
American educational system—how it has veered off course, what must be
done to right it, and why—and offers a specific plan for ensuring that all
children are given the opportunity for an outstanding education.
“Hirsch makes a highly cogent case to support the concept that a com-
mon curriculum is necessary in elementary schools to further both
goals.   .  .  .American education would be far better off if leaders heeded
Hirsch’s sound advice to restore a common-core curriculum.” —Richard D.
Kahlenberg, American Scholar
“Hirsch’s case is clear and compelling. His book ought to be read by anyone
interested in the education and training of the next generation of Americans.”
—Boston Globe
One of the Washington Post Book World’s Best Books of 2009, Society
and Culture category
E. D. Hirsch, Jr., founder of the Core Knowledge Foundation, recently retired as
professor of education and humanities at the University of Virginia. His previous books
include Cultural Literacy and The Knowledge Deficit.

August  Education/Current Events  Paper  978-0-300-16831-0  $17.00


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Sin
A History
Gary A. Anderson
In this sensitive, imaginative, and original work, Gary A. Anderson shows
how changing conceptions of sin and forgiveness lay at the very heart of the
biblical tradition. Spanning nearly two thousand years, the book brilliantly
demonstrates how sin, once conceived of as a physical burden, becomes,
over time, eclipsed by economic metaphors. These changing notions pro-
foundly shaped both Jewish and Christian practices, provided a spur for the
Protestant Reformation, and created a legacy that endures until today.
“An extraordinary piece of detective work  . . .[and] an extremely important,
indeed, mind-changing book for anyone interested in the history of these
two religions.” —James Kugel, Harvard University
“Wonderful and surprising  . . .a significant contribution both to scriptural
interpretation and to theology proper.” —Commonweal
“A most impressive contribution to the recovery of the moral ballast of our
culture.” —George Weigel, Ethics and Public Policy Center
Gary A. Anderson is professor of Old Testament/Hebrew Bible in the Department
of Theology at the University of Notre Dame.

August  Religion/History  Paper  978-0-300-16809-9  $20.00


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Faulkner and L ove
The Women Who Shaped His Art
Judith L. Sensibar
“A major biography.  . . .Essential.” —Thomas Bonner, Choice
This “breakthrough account” of America’s greatest twentieth-century
novelist and the three women at the center of his imaginative life, is an
“indispensible addition to Faulkner scholarship  . . .scrupulously documented,
brilliantly insightful” (Alexander Theroux, Boston Globe).
“A fascinating, rich, and important book.” —Deborah Clarke, Times Literary
Supplement
Named and Outstanding Academic Title for 2009 by Choice
Finalist for the 2009 Marfield Prize for Arts Writing
Judith L. Sensibar is the author of The Origins of Faulkner’s Art and the winner of
fellowships from the NEH and the ACLS. She lives in Chicago.

August  Biography  Paper  978-0-300-16568-5  $28.00sc


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Sexual Chemistry
A History of the Contraceptive Pill
Lara V. Marks
Now available in paperback to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the
FDA’s approval of the birth control pill, this authoritative and insightful book
chronicles the development and subsequent impact of one of the twentieth
century’s most important innovations. A preface prepared especially for this
edition describes and discusses the long history and heated debates about the
importance of the pill to society and its risks and benefits to women’s health.
“The story of the pill  . . .told in absorbing detail and from an international
perspective.” —Daniel J. Kevles, New York Times Book Review
“A beautifully written, definitive history of the oral contraceptive pill. Every
possible aspect of its development has been considered, ranging from the
global population perspective to the impact of the pill on the lives of indi- Selected as a 2002 outstanding book
vidual women.” —Michael Gilmer, Nature by University Press Books for Public
and Secondary School Libraries
“[T]he sheer breadth of her research alerts us to the ways in which the pill has
radically redefined our most private acts and choices.” —Chris Lehmann,
Washington Post Book World
Lara V. Marks is an associate lecturer at the Open University and Visiting Senior
Scholar at Cambridge University.

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How Rome Fell Also by Adrian Goldsworthy:
How Rome Fell
Death of a Superpower Death of a Superpower
Adrian Goldsworthy Cloth 978-0-300-13719-4   $32.50
Caesar
From the prizewinning author of Casear and How Life of a Colossus
Rome Fell, a major new account of the charged Paper 978-0-300-12689-1   $20.00
Antony and Cleopatra
love affair between Antony and Cleopatra, richly (See pages 10 and 11)
informed by military and political history
Adrian Goldsworthy is a preeminent
In a.d. 200, the Roman Empire seemed unassailable. Its vast terri- historian of the ancient world. His many
acclaimed works include Caesar, a New York
tory accounted for most of the known world. Yet by the end of the
Times Notable Book and winner of the Society
fifth century, Roman rule had vanished in western Europe and of Military History’s Distinguished Book Award
much of northern Africa, and only a shrunken Eastern Empire for Biography. Goldsworthy, who received
remained. What accounts for this improbable decline? Here, Adrian his doctorate at Oxford, lectures widely and
Goldsworthy applies the scholarship, perspective, and narrative skill consults on historical documentaries produced
by the History Channel, National Geographic,
that defined his monumental Caesar to address perhaps the greatest and the BBC.
of all historical questions—how Rome fell.
“Meticulously researched, complex and thought-provoking.” —Diana Adrian Goldsworthy’s Antony
Preston, Washington Post Book World and Cleopatra is being published
simultaneously by Yale University
“Adrian Goldsworthy is one of the new generation of young classi- Press
cists who combines scholarship with storytelling to bring the ancient
world to life.” —Simon Sebag Montefiore
“[Goldsworthy] claims the empire’s fatal move was to make the
centre of authority—Rome and its experienced senatorial govern-
ment—irrelevant.  . . .Goldsworthy’s expertise guarantees his clearly
and powerfully articulated thesis will open up the debate all over
again.” —Peter Jones, Telegraph
“Goldsworthy’s writing is easy to follow, sometimes almost conver-
sational in tone without being overly colloquial. How Rome Fell is
both enjoyable and thought-provoking.” —Carolyn Nelson, Journal
of Military History

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Green Intelligence
Creating Environments That Protect Human Health
John Wargo
In one of Scientific American’s Favorite Science Books of 2009, environ-
mental health expert John Wargo assesses how and why the late twentieth
century’s chemical revolution has put into circulation so many toxins on our
planet, what are on the chemical hazards we come into contact with every
day, and how we can create a safer future.
“[An] eye-opening new book.” —Keith Goetzman, Utne Reader
“[Wargo’s] arguments are empirical, scientifically literate and ultimately con-
vincing.  . . .The result is a powerful indictment of a flawed system.” —Rob
Edwards, New Scientist
“[Wargo’s] clear-eyed approach offers transparency and a solution to the
Also by John Wargo:
frenzy of chemical misinformation in our lives.” —Stephanie Wallis, The
Our Children’s Toxic Legacy
Ecologist How Science and Law Fail to Protect Us
“From nuclear war to farm chemicals to the diesel fumes inside the big yel- from Pesticides
Paper 978-0-300-07446-8   $27.00tx
low school bus, Green Intelligence covers it all, offering us a comprehensive
anatomy and a clear-sighted vision for rescue. Bravo!” —Sandra Steingraber, John Wargo is professor of environmental
author of Living Downstream: An Ecologist Looks at Cancer and the policy, risk analysis, and political science at the
Yale School of Forestry and Environmental
Environment Studies and the Department of Political
Finalist for the 2009 Book of the Year Award in the Health category, pre- Science at Yale University. The author of Our
Children’s Toxic Legacy, he has been an adviser
sented by ForeWord magazine to Vice President Al Gore, the U.S. Congress,
the U.N. World Health Organization, and
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Treasures of the Earth


Need, Greed, and a Sustainable Future
Saleem H. Ali
Would the world be a better place if people curbed their desires for mate-
rial goods and natural resources? Saleem H. Ali explores the link between
human wants and needs, the high costs of consumption, and how to achieve
a responsible, ecologically driven material culture.
“This book provides a welcome linkage between environmental behavior
and poverty alleviation. Ali’s call for harnessing the earth’s resources effi-
ciently and equitably deserves to be heeded by all sectors of society and
used as a means of spurring innovations toward sustainable development.”
—Muhammad Yunus; founder, Grameen Bank, and Nobel Peace Prize lau-
reate, 2006
Saleem H. Ali is professor of environmental studies at the University of Vermont and
serves on the adjunct faculty of the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown
University. He was chosen in 2007 by Seed magazine as one of eight Revolutionary Minds
in the World for his work on using the environment to help resolve conflicts, and in 2010
was named by the National Geographic Society as an Emerging Explorer.

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“A formidable work of cultural
archaeology.” —Bryce
Christensen, Booklist

Augustine and the Jews Also by Paula Fredriksen:


From Jesus to Christ
A Christian Defense of Jews and Judaism The Origins of the New Testament Images of
Paula Fredriksen Christ, Second Edition
Paper 978-0-300-08457-3   $15.95
Now in paperback, this provocative exploration Paula Fredriksen is the Aurelio Professor
of the social and intellectual forces that led to the of Scripture Emerita at Boston University and
development of Christian anti-Judaism shows how professor of religion at the Hebrew University,
Jerusalem. Besides Augustine on Romans, her
and why Augustine challenged this toxic tradition. translation of Augustine’s early works on Paul,
she has authored From Jesus to Christ, which
In Augustine and the Jews, Fredriksen draws us into the life, times, and
was the basis of a popular Frontline docu-
thought of Augustine of Hippo (396–430). Focusing on the period mentary, and Jesus of Nazareth, King of the
of astounding creativity that led to his new understanding of Paul Jews, which won a 1999 National Jewish Book
and to his great classic, The Confessions, she shows how Augustine’s Award. She divides her time between Boston
struggle to read the Bible led him to a new theological vision, one and Jerusalem.
that countered the anti-Judaism not only of his Manichaean oppo-
nents but also of his own church. The Christian Empire, Augustine
held, was right to ban paganism and to coerce heretics. But the
source of ancient Jewish scripture and current Jewish practice, he
argued, was the very same as that of the New Testament and of the
church—namely, God himself. Accordingly, he urged, Jews were to
be left alone. Conceived as a vividly original way to defend Christian
ideas about Jesus and about the Old Testament, Augustine’s theologi-
cal innovation survived the collapse of the Western Roman Empire,
and it ultimately served to protect Jewish lives against the brutality
of medieval crusades.
Augustine and the Jews sheds new light on the origins of Christian
anti-Semitism and, through Augustine, opens a path toward better
understanding between two of the world’s great religions.

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The Young Charles Darwin
Keith Thomson
This “stylish, scholarly and entertaining” (Scientific American) look at
Charles Darwin’s early years sheds light on what shaped and prepared the
naturalist for a remarkable career of scientific achievement.
“Thomson delivers a lively account of how this naive young student became
the iconoclastic bearer of ‘the most dangerous idea of the past two hundred
years.’  . . .Drawing on his letters, diary entries and autobiographical work as
well as his public intellectual struggles, Thomson’s angle on Darwin’s early
life is fresh and vivid.” —Publishers Weekly
“Thomson, who manages to be stylish, scholarly and entertaining all at the
same time, investigates Darwin’s early years and how he arrived at his revolu-
tionary ideas.” —Scientific American
“Keith Thomson’s fresh and lively account will surely bring Darwin back into Also by Keith Stewart Thomson:
focus as an exceptional scholar, traveler, family man, and author. Highly The Common but Less Frequent Loon and
Other Essays
recommended.” —Janet Browne, author of Charles Darwin: Voyaging and
Cloth 978-0-300-05630-3   $30.00
Charles Darwin: The Power of Place Before Darwin
Keith Thomson is professor emeritus of natural history, University of Oxford, and Reconciling God and Nature
senior research fellow, the American Philosophical Society. He is also the author of more Cloth 978-0-300-10793-7   $27.00sc
than 200 scientific papers and twelve books. Thomson lives in Philadelphia. The Legacy of the Mastodon
The Golden Age of Fossils in America
Cloth 978-0-300-11704-2   $35.00

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Dominion from Sea to Sea


Pacific Ascendancy and American Power
Bruce Cumings
Being bordered by the world’s two largest oceans gives America a competi-
tive advantage that is often overlooked by historians focused primarily on the
Atlantic and the country’s relationship with Europe. Bruce Cumings boldly
challenges this perspective, advocating for a dual approach to American his-
tory that equally incorporates both Atlan­ticist and Pacificist perspectives.
“Bruce Cumings traces American history along its inexorable drive westward,
not merely to California and the limits of the continent’s frontier but all the
way to the Pacific Rim. He argues that such westward outreach has trans-
formed America’s character and helped to write its destiny, if not always for
the good.” —Arthur Herman, Wall Street Journal
“A lively  . . . history of the Pacific slope and how the Pacific Ocean came to
be an American Lake.” —Economist
One of the Atlantic’s 25 Books of the Year, 2009
Bruce Cumings is chair of the History Department at the University of Chicago and
author of the award-winning book The Origins of the Korean War.

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Why the Dreyfus A ffair M atters ◆◆ Why X Matters Series
Featuring intriguing pairings of authors with
Louis Begley subjects, each volume in the Why X Matters
From the prize-winning author of Wartime Lies, an series presents a concise argument for the
continuing relevance of an important person
anatomy of the infamous prosecution of a Jewish or idea
officer attached to the French Army’s General Staff,
Louis Begley is a bestselling novelist and
with profound implications for our own time. a lawyer who retired after a 45-year career as
partner in a prominent law firm. His fiction
In 1894, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, a brilliant French Jewish artillery includes Wartime Lies, About Schmidt, and
officer serving on the army General Staff, was court-martialed for Matters of Honor.
selling secrets to Germany. After a trial from which the public and
press were excluded, Dreyfus was found guilty of treason on the basis
of trumped-up evidence. The sentence was military degradation and
life imprisonment on Devil’s Island, where Dreyfus, an innocent
man, suffered the ravages of solitary confinement. What went wrong
in France to permit a trial that was a travesty? And why did this case
tear France apart? Louis Begley explores these questions and others
in this remarkable volume about the meaning of the rule of law.
“No other work in English on the Dreyfus Affair matches the clar-
ity, the concision, and the passion of this one.” —Robert O. Paxton,
author of The Anatomy of Fascism
“A brave new book [and] a pointed warning and reminder of how frag-
ile the standards of civilized conduct prove in moments of national
panic.” —New Yorker
“Begley’s own contribution to dispelling silence and indifference con-
sists in deftly retelling the story of the Dreyfus Affair and explicitly
connecting it to our times.” —Ruth Scurr, New York Times
“I can’t imagine a more unequivocal, socially acute, or legally astute
book about the whole hateful Dreyfus Affair than Louis Begley’s.”
—Jane Kramer, author of Lone Patriot
“A slim but powerful denunciation of Bush administration missteps in
the fight against terrorism.” —Financial Times

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A mong the Gentiles
Greco-Roman Religion and Christianity
Luke Timothy Johnson
In this fresh inquiry into early Christianity and Greco-Roman paganism,
Luke Timothy Johnson finds multiple points of similarity in religious sensi-
bility between the two traditions.
“Johnson brings alive the religious world in which Christianity originated
and developed. By focusing on specific representatives of Greco-Roman
religious life, he provides well-defined models of what he is talking about.
His typology then allows us to understand better not only Greco-Roman
religions but also Judaism and early Christianity in new ways.” —Daniel J.
Harrington, America
“A remarkable synthesis that challenges reigning assumptions about early
Christianity’s relationship to the Greco-Roman world, this book proposes ◆◆ The Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library
new analytical categories to advance and enliven the ongoing ‘Christ and
culture’ debate.” —Carl R. Holladay, Emory University
“Johnson’s careful and compelling approach avoids both the apologetic and
the antagonistic tones that such conversations about early Christianity and
Hellenistic religions often take.” —Publishers Weekly
Luke Timothy Johnson is the R. W. Woodruff Professor of New Testament and
Christian Origins at Candler School of Theology and a Senior Fellow at the Center for
the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University.

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Can Poetry Save the Earth?


A Field Guide to Nature Poems
John Felstiner
In this thought-provoking book, John Felstiner explores the rich legacy
of nature poetry—Keats, Whitman, Dickinson, Elizabeth Bishop, Gary
Snyder, and others—and demonstrates its unique capacity to draw attention
to our environmental predicament.
“This book is manifestly a labour of love. Felstiner manages to be both
ecstatic and admonitory, visionary and attentive to detail.” —Times Literary
Supplement
“A really smart account of how American poets have understood the natu-
ral world.” —Bill McKibben, author of American Earth: Environmental
Writing Since Thoreau
Also by John Felstiner:
“John Felstiner’s delightful Can Poetry Save the Earth?  . . .chooses to show us,
Paul Celan
in vivid and articulate terms, the numerable ways in which ‘Poems make us Poet, Survivor, Jew
stop, look, and listen.’” —Science Paper 978-0-300-08922-6   $21.00sc
“A series of deep reflections on some of the finest, steadiest British and
American poets of the last five centuries.” —Gary Snyder
John Felstiner is professor of English at Stanford University and author of a prize-
winning Paul Celan biography.

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A ndy Warhol ◆◆ Icons of America

Arthur C. Danto Arthur C. Danto is Johnsonian Professor


Emeritus of Philosophy at Columbia University
Now in paperback, a masterful portrait of Andy and former art critic for The Nation. He is
the author of numerous books, including
Warhol’s life, character, and lasting influence Unnatural Wonders: Essays from the Gap
Between Art and Life, After the End of Art,
In this “brilliant short study” (New York Review of Books), eminent and Beyond the Brillo Box: The Visual Arts in
art critic Arthur C. Danto shows the many sides of Andy Warhol Post-Historical Perspective.
(1928–87)—artist, political activist, filmmaker, writer, and philoso-
pher. He offers close readings of individual Warhol works, including
their social context and philosophical dimensions, and explores why
the flamboyant and often controversial figure has retained perma-
nent residence in our national imagination.
“Danto paints a definitive portrait of Warhol’s meaning as an
American icon, while also exemplifying the critical intelligence and
philosophical imagination that has earned Danto his own iconic sta-
tus in the world of art theory and criticism.” —Richard Shusterman,
author of Pragmatist Aesthetics
“A distinctive original contribution that can be read in a single sitting,
but embodies the wisdom of a lifetime of looking, reflection and
writing. It’s as if Danto has been waiting all these years to produce
this magnificent synthesis.” —David Carrier, Cleveland Institute of
Art
“This valuable work of critical cultural analysis reveals aspects of
Warhol so far uncovered and unexplored that will appeal widely.”
—Publishers Weekly
“Danto is an elegant and erudite writer.” —New York Times Book
Review
“Danto, Columbia University professor emeritus and go-to guy for
most things Warhol, sums up the Pop master’s evolution as both artist
and persona.  . . .It is, in essence, everything you need to dive deeper
into Brillo boxes and Empire.” —Daily Beast

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Elephants on the Edge
What Animals Teach Us about Humanity
G. A. Bradshaw
In the tradition of Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey, renowned animal trauma
specialist G. A. Bradshaw offers a compelling look into the elephant mind.
“An existentialist’s tract wrapped in a naturalist’s treatise, this unusual vol-
ume explores a mighty species from the inside out.  . . .A reasoned appeal to
morality that’s as heartwarming as it is heartbreaking.” —Atlantic
“This book opens the door into the soul of the elephant. It will really make
you think about our relationship with other animals.” —Temple Grandin,
author of Animals in Translation
“Elephants on the Edge is an urgent call to end this strife and for humanity to
embrace once more the traditions that kept the peace with our animal kin.”
—Archbishop Emeritus Desmond M. Tutu, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize,
1984
A Scientific American Favorite Science Book of 2009; PROSE Awards
Honorable Mention in Psychology; ForeWord Magazine Book of the
Year Award Finalist
G. A. Bradshaw, who holds doctorates in ecology and psychology, is director of the
Kerulos Center. Her work on elephants, chimpanzees, parrots, and other animals is fre-
quently featured in the national media, including the New York Times, NPR, 20/20, Time
magazine, the London Times, National Geo­graphic television, and National Geographic
magazine. She lives in Jacksonville, OR.

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The Atmosphere of Heaven


The Unnatural Experiments of Dr
Beddoes and His Sons of Genius
Mike Jay
This riveting book is the first to tell the story of maverick doctor Thomas
Beddoes and his brilliant circle of colleagues, whose radical experiments
in the late eighteenth century—fueled by their discovery of the unexpected
effects of inhaling nitrous oxide—influenced modern drug culture, the
development of anesthetic surgery, the birth of the romantic movement,
and more.
“Magnificent!” —Oliver Sacks
“Written vividly and with narrative flair. Bringing together medicine, chemis-
try, and politics, The Atmosphere of Heaven is a compelling read.” —Trevor
Levere, University of Toronto
“Fascinating, exciting, entertaining.   .  .  .Jay’s description of the wild highs
induced by nitrous oxide is a tour de force, and so is his account of the bad
trips, and the no-trips, it soon also turned out to deliver  . . .[A] superb book,
learned and full of insight.” —John Barrell, London Review of Books
Mike Jay has written extensively on scientific and medical history and is a specialist in
the study of drugs. His books include the award-winning The Air Loom Gang: The Strange
and True Story of James Tilly Matthews and His Visionary Madness. He lives in London.

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The M aster and His Emissary Iain McGilchrist is a former Fellow of
All Souls College, Oxford, where he taught
The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World literature before training in medicine. He was
Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director
Iain McGilchrist at the Bethlem Royal and Maudsley Hospital,
London, and has researched in neuroimaging
A fascinating exploration of the differences at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He now
between the brain’s right and left hemispheres and works privately in London and otherwise lives
their effects on society, history, and culture on the Isle of Skye.

In this groundbreaking book, Iain McGilchrist draws on recent


research to reveal the profound differences between the brain’s left
and right hemispheres—the left narrowly focused and inclined to
self-interest, the right with a broader and more generous outlook. He
traces the dynamic between these two worlds throughout the history
of Western culture and illustrates how the left hemisphere is increas-
ingly taking precedence in the modern world  . . .with potentially
dangerous consequences.
“McGilchrist describes broad [intellectual] movements and famous
figures as if they were battles and soldiers in a 2,500-year war between
the brain’s hemispheres.  . . .A scintillating intelligence is at work.”
—Economist
“A landmark new book.  . . .It tells a story you need to hear, of where
we live now.” —Sunday Times
“A very remarkable book.   .  .  .McGilchrist, who is both an experi-
enced psychiatrist and a shrewd philosopher, looks at the relation
between our two brain-hemispheres in a new light, not just as an
interesting neurological problem but as a crucial shaping factor in
our culture  . . .splendidly thought-provoking.” —Guardian
“It is no exaggeration to say that this quite remarkable book will radi-
cally change the way you understand the world and yourself.  . . .It is
a genuine tour de force, a monumental achievement.” —Scientific
and Medical Network Review

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A Question of Command
Counterinsurgency from the Civil War to Iraq
Mark Moyar
Foreword by Donald Kagan and Frederick Kagan
A national security expert makes the case for a dramatically different
approach to counterinsurgency.
“It is rare to read a book which combines academic excellence with such
timely advice on a question of national importance. Mark Moyar has
achieved this in his penetrating examination of leadership.   .  .  .His per-
ceptive analysis will have enduring value on both sides of the Atlantic for
military commanders, policy-makers and historians alike.” —General Sir
David Richards, Chief of the General Staff, RUSI Journal
“[This] brilliant young scholar of the Vietnam War reminds us that it takes
a special kind of soldier—reflective, patient, creative—to lead counterinsur- ◆◆ Yale Library of Military History
gency operations.” —Eliot A. Cohen, Washington Post
“An insightful revisionist look at counterinsurgency  . . .essential reading for
students of military history and anyone interested in what can be learned
from the current fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.” —Library Journal
Mark Moyar is professor of national security affairs at the U.S. Marine Corps
University and the author of Triumph Forsaken: The Vietnam War, 1954–1965 and
Phoenix and the Birds of Prey: Counterinsurgency and Counterterrorism in Vietnam.

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Fires of Faith
Catholic England under Mary Tudor
Eamon Duffy
Acclaimed historian Eamon Duffy presents a controversial reassessment of
“Bloody Mary” Tudor’s reign, contending that the Counter-Reformation had
widespread support and almost succeeded.
“Fires of Faith is a dazzling exercise in historical reappraisal, after which the
reign of Mary Tudor will never look quite the same again.” —Peter Marshall,
Times Literary Supplement
“Once again, Eamon Duffy has changed the landscape of English
Reformation history.  . . .In this powerful, punchy book he argues that the
Marian restoration of English Catholicism was much more than the rather
low-profile and sometimes timid attempt to return to the past which even the
recent revisionists have portrayed. No, says Duffy (and I must now agree), it Also by Eamon Duffy:
was a full-blooded attempt to introduce into England the ‘new’ Catholicism Saints and Sinners
of the fledgling Counter-Reformation.” —J. J. Scarisbrick, Weekly Standard A History of the Popes
Cloth 978-0-300-07332-4   $48.00tx
“Completes the story of the English Reformation which began with the The Stripping of the Altars
author’s masterpiece, The Stripping of the Altars.” —Spectator Traditional Religion in England,
1400–1580, Second Edition
A Choice magazine 2009 Outstanding Academic Title Paper 978-0-300-10828-6   $23.00
Eamon Duffy is professor of the history of Christianity at the University of
Cambridge. He is the author of many prize-winning books, including The Stripping of the
Altars, Saints and Sinners, The Voices of Morebath, and Marking the Hours, all published
by Yale University Press.

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Behind Closed Doors Also by Amanda Vickery:
The Gentleman’s Daughter
At Home in Georgian England Women’s Lives in Georgian England
Amanda Vickery Paper 978-0-300-10222-2   $22.00tx
Amanda Vickery is professor of history,
This panoramic account of private lives in Georgian Royal Holloway University of London, and the
England, written with panache by a celebrated author of The Gentleman’s Daughter: Women’s
historian, is now available in paperback. Lives in Georgian England, which won the
Whitfield, Wolfson, and Longman History
In this brilliant work, Amanda Vickery unlocks the homes of Today prizes.
Georgian England to examine the lives of the people who lived there.
Writing with her customary wit and verve, she introduces us to men
and women from all walks of life: gentlewoman Anne Dormer in
her stately Oxfordshire mansion, bachelor clerk and future novelist
Anthony Trollope in his dreary London lodgings, genteel spinsters
keeping up appearances in two rooms with yellow wallpaper, ser-
vants with only a locking box to call their own.
“Few writers have such a talent for transforming the driest historical
source into a gripping narrative.  . . .If until now the Georgian home
has been like a monochrome engraving, Vickery has made it three
dimensional and vibrantly colored.” —Andrea Wulf, New York Times
Book Review
“What Vickery illuminates, often brilliantly, always entertainingly
and through a myriad of examples from many different people, are
the ways in which family and gender relations were played out in
Georgian England.” —Stella Tillyard, Times Literary Supplement
“A perfect balance between academic and popular history  . . .In a
sense, this is history on the scale of the famous square of ivory on
which [Jane] Austen claimed the ideal novel should be created:
graceful, delicate, sparkling with sprezzatura  . . .This book is almost
too pleasurable.” —Lisa Hilton, Independent on Sunday (History
Books of the Year)

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Peter’s War
A New England Slave Boy and the American Revolution
Joyce Lee Malcolm
This is the biography of Peter Nelson. Sold as a toddler to a childless white
couple in Massachusetts, twelve-year-old Peter joined the fight for American
freedom. His personal history illuminates race relations in New England,
the coming of war to a small town, and the experiences of black soldiers
as they fought on both sides in the Revolutionary War battles that followed.
“In this deeply researched and generously wrought book, Joyce Lee Malcolm
penetrates the past’s shadows and helps us recover the life of an American
boy relegated to obscurity—until now.” —Wilfred M. McClay, University of
Tennessee at Chattanooga
“A well-written and important contribution to our understanding of the black
experience during the Revolution.” —Edward Rugemer, Yale University
“In clear, engaging language, Malcolm reconstructs the surroundings, rela-
tionships and political atmosphere of the Revolution.  . . .[She] seamlessly
captures the intersection of personal, political and military strategy. History
buffs will revel in Peter’s never-before-told story, which makes a vivid addi-
tion to Revolutionary War literature.” —Kirkus Reviews
Joyce Lee Malcolm is professor of law at George Mason University School of Law.
She lives in Alexandria, VA.

November  History  Paper  978-0-300-16806-8  $20.00


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Seasons of Life
The Biological Rhythms That Enable
Living Things to Thrive and Survive
Russell G. Foster and Leon Kreitzman
The acclaimed authors of Rhythms of Life explore seasonal change—the
remarkable ways plants and animals have adapted to it, its impact on human
health and well-being, and the dangers posed when climate changes disrupt
the seasonal rhythms on which so much life depends.
“A compelling text on the importance of seasonality in the evolution of life
on Earth.” —Nature
“Much has been written about the circadian clock. Foster and Kreitzman
focus on the less familiar circannual clock, which governs responses to sea-
sonal changes and tells animals when to mate, migrate or hibernate—and
plants when to grow and shed leaves. A complicated story but a joy to read.” Also by Russell G. Foster:
—Clive Cookson, Financial Times Rhythms of Life
The Biological Clocks that Control the
A Financial Times Book of the Year, 2009, in the Science category Daily Lives of Every Living Thing
Paper 978-0-300-10969-6   $20.00
Finalist for the 2009 Book of the Year Award presented by ForeWord
magazine
Russell G. Foster is Professor of Circadian Neuroscience at the University of
Oxford and a Fellow of the Royal Society. Leon Kreitzman is a science writer and
broadcaster, a respected futurologist, and author of The 24 Hour Society. The authors live
in Oxford and London.

November  Science  Paper  978-0-300-16786-3  $20.00


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The Gates of Hell
Sir John Franklin’s Tragic Quest for the North West Passage
Andrew Lambert
A renowned naval historian reexamines the life of Sir John Franklin and his
ill-fated 1845 Arctic voyage, and reveals for the first time that locating the
elusive North West Passage wasn’t the only goal of the expedition.
“Andrew Lambert has written another brilliant piece of research combined
with old-fashioned detective work. [This] is a heart-breaking journey
through unwarranted hope and avoidable despair and yet utterly compel-
ling.” —Amanda Foreman, author of The Duchess
“An insightful, provocative, and very stimulating work.” —Gary Weir, Chief
Historian, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
“Lambert presents a rigorously researched examination of Franklin’s life and
work as a scientist, naval officer, explorer, and British colonial governor of
Tasmania.  . . .[He] successfully uses extensive historical evidence to reveal
Franklin’s admirable leadership abilities and makes a compelling case for his
view that the main purpose for the Franklin expedition was to further long-
running British scientific research on the earth’s magnetic field, and not just
to attempt to locate the Northwest Passage.” —Ingrid Levin, Library Journal
Andrew Lambert, Ph.D., is Laughton Professor of Naval History in the Depart­
ment of War Studies at King’s College, London, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical
Society. He wrote and presented the 2004 BBC television series War at Sea.

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Wetware
A Computer in Every Living Cell
Dennis Bray
How is a single-cell creature able to hunt living prey, respond to external
stimuli, and display complex sequences of movements without the benefit
of a nervous system? In colorful, jargon-free language, biologist Dennis Bray
explains how living cells perform computations and what it means function-
ally and evolutionarily.
“Drawing on the similarities between Pac-Man and an amoeba and efforts
to model the human brain, this absorbing read shows that biologists and
engineers have a lot to learn from working together.” —Discover
“Bray has already done a great service.  . . .Wetware will get the reader think-
ing.” —Science
“Elegant and very readable.” —Celia Gitterman, Chemistry World
Dennis Bray is professor emeritus, University of Cambridge, and coauthor of several
influential texts on molecular and cell biology. In 2007, he was awarded the prestigious
European Science Prize in Computational Biology.

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One Nation Under Contract Allison Stanger is Russell Leng ’60
Professor of International Politics and
The Outsourcing of American Power and Economics at Middlebury College and director
of its Rohatyn Center for International Affairs.
the Future of Foreign Policy
Allison Stanger
Utilizing private contractors is essential to American interests, but it must
be done right, asserts international relations scholar Allison Stanger, who
presents a bold vision of what that approach should be.
“As we debate how many more troops to dispatch to Afghanistan, it might
be a good time to also debate just how far we’ve already gone in hiring pri-
vate contractors to do jobs that the State Department, Pentagon and C.I.A.
once did on their own. A good place to start is with . . . One Nation Under
Contract.”—Thomas Friedman, New York Times
“A fascinating book about military contractors and just how big a role they
play in U.S. defense policy.”—Fareed Zakaria, CNN’s GPS (Book of the
Week)
“The real strength of this superb book is not what it reveals, as stunning
as that may be, but how well [Stanger] assimilates the changed circum-
stances of modern-day governance and simply addresses what now must be
done. . . . Stanger deserves a gold medal for this book.”—Mickey Edwards,
Boston Globe
“Powerfully argued . . . provocative. . . . By shining a light on what she calls
America’s ‘shadow government,’ [Stanger] does us the great favor of trigger-
ing a long overdue political debate.”—Thomas P.M. Barnett, World Politics
Review

January  Politics/Current Events/International Affairs 


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Pacific A lliance A leading expert on Pacific Rim alliances shows that the important
Reviving U.S.- relationship between the United States and Japan is beset by silent
Japan Relations but serious problems and offers a variety of solutions to revitalize
Kent E. Calder the two nations’ partnership for the twenty-first century.
“U.S.–Japan alliance ties critically need broadening and strength-
ening in the cultural and social as well as military spheres. This
book gives us concrete ideas, drawn from across history and
around the world, on how to do it.” —Walter F. Mondale, for-
mer U.S. Ambassador to Japan and former Vice President of the
United States
Kent E. Calder is director of the Reischauer Center for East Asian
Studies at SAIS, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C. He has served
as special advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to Japan and Japan Chair at the
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

August  Economics/Current Events 
Paper  978-0-300-16834-1  $26.00sc
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Montesquieu This powerful examination of the works of Montesquieu, now


and the L ogic in paperback, seeks to understand the shortcomings of modern
of L iberty democracy in light of the French philosopher’s insightful critique
War, Religion, of commercial republicanism.
Commerce, Climate,
Terrain, Technology, “This is a beautifully crafted, erudite work that stimulates thought,
Uneasiness of Mind, challenges old views and invites us to heed the dangers implicit
the Spirit of Political in what might disarmingly appear to be a triumphant and safe lib-
Vigilance, and the eral democratic market order.” —Susan Saunders Vosper, Times
Foundations of the Higher Education
Modern Republic
The author of Soft Despotism, Democracy’s Drift, Paul A. Rahe holds
Paul A. Rahe the Charles O. Lee and Louise K. Lee Chair in the Western Heritage at
Hillsdale College.

August  History
Paper  978-0-300-16808-2  $30.00sc
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Boyle This book is “a triumph of historical research” (Seed magazine)


Between God and the first biography in a generation devoted to one of the world’s
and Science most important scientists, Robert Boyle. Michael Hunter offers
Michael Hunter a complete and intimate account of the extraordinary Boyle—a
pioneer of the modern experimental method and a thinker who
reflected deeply on philosophical and theological issues related
to science.
“Michael Hunter’s new biography will add greatly to readers’ knowl-
edge of Boyle and may correct some misimpressions.  . . . It would
be unfortunate  . . .to overlook the merits of this authoritative study
of a very significant figure in the history of science.” —American
Scientist
A renowned world expert on Robert Boyle, Michael Hunter is professor
of history, Birkbeck College, University of London.
August  Biography/History of Science
Paper  978-0-300-16931-7  $28.00sc
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The Great “Aimed at the educated general reader, this volume offers a sweep-
Caliphs ing portrayal of major Islamic cultures and societies down to the
The Golden Age of 13th century AD and occasionally beyond. Drawing on both pri-
the ‘Abbasid Empire mary sources and secondary studies, the author provides a lively
Amira K. Bennison survey of politics, urban and rural life, societal and religious reali-
ties, trade and commerce, and elite culture and learning, with
attention to issues of race/ethnicity, gender, and class. Her book
is a thoughtful introduction to society, culture, and characteristic
institutions as these took shape in the central and western reaches
of the Islamic world, from Iran to Spain and Morocco, in the
‘Abbasid era.” —William A. Graham, Harvard University
Amira K. Bennison is senior lecturer in Middle Eastern and Islamic
Studies at the University of Cambridge.

August  History
Paper  978-0-300-16798-6  $22.00sc
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States, its territories and dependencies, the Philippine Islands, and
Canada only

The P ersians This history of Iran, termed “awe-inspiring in its scope and its
Ancient, Mediaeval scholarly reach” (The Scotsman), encompasses the period from
and Modern Iran the foundation of the ancient Persian Empire to today’s Iranian
Homa Katouzian state. Homa Katouzian weaves together Iran’s cultural, literary,
political, and social histories to provide a fresh understanding of
the nation’s past, current social unrest, and way forward into the
twenty-first century.
“Maybe the broadest and best overview available in English of a
country which we need urgently to understand better. It should
be required holiday readings in the Foreign Office, and maybe the
White House too.” —Stephen Howe, Independent (History Book
of the Year selection)
Homa Katouzian, a native of Iran, teaches Iranian history and Persian lit-
erature at St. Antony’s College and the Oriental Institute, University of Oxford.
He is also editor of the journal Iranian Studies.
September  History/Mideast Studies
Paper  978-0-300-16932-4  $30.00sc
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Cruel and The award-winning journalist suggests that scandals at Abu Ghraib
Unusual and Guantánamo signal alarming changes in America’s attitudes
The Culture toward criminals, punishment, and democratic ideals in this pro-
of Punishment vocative book, now in paperback.
in America
Anne-Marie Cusac “Cusac’s argument that Abu Ghraib was merely an extension of the
U.S. prison system is depressingly persuasive.” —Noah Berlatsky,
Chicago Reader
“Emphasizing the physical pain of punishment and drawing on
an eclectic mix of sources, from TV shows to trial transcripts,
[Cusac’s] study brings a host of fresh ideas to the discussion.”
—Robert Perkinson, Nation
Anne-Marie Cusac is assistant professor, Department of
Communication, Roosevelt University, and a contributing writer to The
Progressive. For her work as a journalist she has received the George Polk
September  Current Events/History/Law Award and on three occasions the Project Censored Award. She lives in
Paper  978-0-300-16801-3  $26.00sc Evanston, IL.
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Thinking in Social anthropologist Mary Douglas argues that many famous
Circles antique texts are misunderstood and others have been dis-
An Essay on Ring missed because they employ ring composition, a literary style
Composition unfamiliar today.
Mary Douglas
“Over the course of her career Ms. Douglas has become a master
at discerning order in unexpected forms and surprising places. In
an unassuming way, without pretense or revolutionary claims, she
reveals the logic behind the varied customs of a society.” —Edward
Rothstein, New York Times
“Succinct, unpretentious, wise and, best of all, reconstruc-
tive.  . . .[A] valuable contribution to cultural studies.” —Jennifer
Formichelli, Essays in Criticism
◆◆ The Terry Lectures Series

The late Mary Douglas was professor of social anthropology at University


September  Anthropology/Literature College London. After her retirement she was an honorary research
Paper  978-0-300-16785-6  $24.00sc fellow there.
Cloth 978-0-300-11762-2  S’ 07
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War Without Now in paperback, this controversial book draws on new archival
Fronts material to reveal the existence of a systematic U.S. policy during
The USA in Vietnam the Vietnam War to exterminate Vietnamese civilians whenever
Bernd Greiner and wherever possible.
translated from
the German by “A well-documented essay on [the Vietnam War’s] violent, criminal
Anne Wyburd with reality and the failure of American society to come to terms with
Victoria Fern what happened.” —Richard Gott, New Statesman
“A lucid, original, intellectually innovative and thoughtful work,
and even pioneering in that it is the first book based on a mass of
newly declassified U.S. documentation.” —Ben Kiernan, author
of Blood and Soil
Bernd Greiner is professor at the University of Hamburg, as well as the
director of the research program on the theory and history of violence at the
September  History
Hamburg Institute of Social Research.
Paper  978-0-300-16804-4  $25.00sc
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dependencies and the Philippines

P lumes Now in paperback, a fascinating and unexpected history of the


Ostrich Feathers, Jews, booming ostrich feather market that thrived on three continents
and a Lost World of from the 1880s until the “feather bust” of the First World War.
Global Commerce
Sarah Abrevaya Stein “Plumes—in part the chronicle of a craze in early 20th-century
millinery—speaks to our current moment of financial cataclysm.”
—Stephen Birmingham, Wall Street Journal
“Stein lucidly analyses how a single global commodity was shaped
by modern consumer desires, and how it was destroyed almost
overnight by a sudden shift in fashion.” —Judith Flanders, Sunday
Telegraph (London)
Cowinner of the prestigious Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish
Literature sponsored by the Jewish Book Council
Sarah Abrevaya Stein is Professor and Maurice Amado Chair in
Sephardic Studies, Department of History, UCLA.
September  History/Cultural Studies/Jewish Studies
Paper  978-0-300-16818-1  $20.00sc
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Tenor This lively book is the first to explore the history of the tenor voice
History of a Voice from the sixteenth century to the present, shining the spotlight
John Potter on such extraordinary performers as Enrico Caruso, Richard
Tauber, Mario Lanza, Andrea Bocelli, Roberto Alagna, and, of
course, Pavarotti, Domingo, and Carreras. The book also features
a reference section with bibliographical and discographical/video
information on several hundred tenors.
“This is a well-written, diligently researched book that even bari-
tones and their fans should read.” —John T. Hughes, International
Record Review
“I cannot think of anyone better suited to write on this subject.”
—Kenneth Bowen, opera singer
John Potter is reader in music at the University of York. He is also a
singer and vocal coach, with a discography of some 150 titles.
September  Music
Paper  978-0-300-16893-8  $24.00sc
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Who Was This first intellectual biography of Derrida is a full-scale appraisal


Jacques of his career, his influence, and his philosophical roots.
Derrida?
An Intellectual “Mikics’ path-finding book is the first study to make a
Biography response.   .  .  .This is a serious attempt to understand Derrida.”
—Martin McQuillan, Times Higher Education
David Mikics
“Explaining Derrida’s ideas is excruciatingly difficult and Mikics
is to be commended for making things palatable for the general
reader.  . . .This book (daring yet nuanced) reminds me why the
gadfly counts for something.” —Jonathon Wright, Glasgow Herald
“A lucid, polemical intellectual biography of the French phi-
losopher.  . . .Through his clarity and commitments, Mikics has
opened the books once again.” —David Kaufmann, Tablet
David Mikics is professor of english at the University of Houston. He
published his last book, A New Handbook of Literary Terms, with Yale
October  Literary Studies/Biography
Paper  978-0-300-16811-2  $20.00sc
University Press.
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Nazi P ropaganda This groundbreaking history presents the most comprehensive


for the A rab account to date of Nazi Germany’s Arabic-language propaganda
World during World War II aimed at North Africa and the Middle
Jeffrey Herf East. In so doing, it explores the collaboration of officials of the
Third Reich with pro-Nazi Arab exiles in wartime Berlin and the
resulting diffusion of a mixture of European and Islamist forms of
anti-Semitism in the Middle East in the postwar decades.
“A reminder of how powerful such lies can be.  . . .We have not yet
heard the end of the ideas whose birth Herf documents in this
frightening, necessary book.” —Adam Kirsch, Tablet
“[This] book is a thorough and important description of Nazi
propaganda to the Arab world during World War II, and quite
accurately and ominously highlights the parallels between Nazi
anti-Semitic tenets and Islamist anti-Semitism.” —Benny Morris,
November  History Ben-Gurion University
Paper  978-0-300-16805-1  $20.00sc
Cloth 978-0-300-14579-3  F’ 09 Jeffrey Herf is a Professor in the Department of History at the University
Available as eBook 978-0-300-15583-9 of Maryland in College Park.
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The A rt of Not Being G overned
An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia
James C. Scott
From the acclaimed author and scholar James C. Scott,
the compelling tale of Asian peoples who until recently
have stemmed the vast tide of state-making to live at
arm’s length from any organized state society
Now in paperback, the compelling tale of disparate Asian peoples residing in
Zomia—a mountainous region the size of Europe that consists of portions
of seven countries—who until recently have stemmed the vast tide of state-
making to live at arm’s length from any organized state society.
“One doesn’t have to see like a Zomian nor pretend to be an anarchist to
appreciate the many insights in James Scott’s book.” —Grant Evans, Times
Literary Supplement
◆◆ Yale Agrarian Studies Series
“Offers a sort of counter-history of the evolution of human civiliza-
Also by James C. Scott:
tion.   .  .  .What Zomia presents, Scott argues   .  .  .is nothing less than a Seeing Like a State
refutation of the traditional narrative of steady civilizational progress, in How Certain Schemes to Improve the
which human life has improved as societies have grown larger and more Human Condition Have Failed
complies.” —Drake Bennett, Boston Globe Paper 978-0-300-07815-2   $21.00sc
The Moral Economy of the Peasant
Received honorable mention for the 2009 PROSE Award in Government Rebellion and Subsistence in Southeast Asia
& Politics Paper 978-0-300-02190-5   $21.00tx
Weapons of the Weak
Finalist for the 2009 Book of the Year Award presented by ForeWord Everyday Forms of Peasant Resistance
magazine Paper 978-0-300-03641-1   $23.00tx
A Reason magazine Best Book of 2009
The author of several books including Seeing Like a State, James C. Scott is
Sterling Professor of Political Science, professor of anthropology, and codirector of the
Agrarian Studies Program, Yale University, and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts
and Sciences.

November  Politics/History  Paper  978-0-300-16917-1  $25.00


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In the Name The acclaimed Civil War scholar offers a provocative examination
of G od and of the historical origins and impact of terrorism in America, now
Country in paperback.
Reconsidering
Terrorism in “In the Name of God and Country is a bold stroke of narrative and
American History analysis that shows us how much terrorism—the use of violence
Michael Fellman for political ends by the state as well as by individuals—is a central
thread of the American past. The book is persuasive, eye-opening,
and an essential historical grounding for our mistaken assumption
that terror is something foreign to our own habits, self-image, and
history.” —David W. Blight, author of Race and Reunion: The
Civil War in American Memory
“Fellman’s indictment of the United States and his suggestion that
19th century responses to terrorism provided ‘templates’ for the
future are sad and sobering.” —Glenn C. Altschuler, Tulsa World
November  History Michael Fellman is professor of history emeritus at Simon Fraser
Paper  978-0-300-16802-0  $20.00sc
University in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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The This timely book offers a groundbreaking argument for viewing
Disappearing the real divide in American politics: not between the left and right,
Center but between citizens who are politically engaged and those who
Engaged Citizens, are not.
Polarization, and
American Democracy “No one is better at analyzing the American voter than Alan
Alan I. Abramowitz Abramowitz. In this exceptionally revealing volume, Professor
Abramowitz convincingly explains one of the most discussed
phenomena of our time, political polarization.” —Larry J. Sabato,
author of A More Perfect Constitution
Alan I. Abramowitz is the Alben W. Barkley Professor of Political
Science at Emory University.

January  Political Science/Current Events


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The Death of Weaving historical narrative with individual testimonies, an inter-


the Shtetl nationally acclaimed Holocaust historian recounts the destruction
Yehuda Bauer of the shtetls—small Jewish towns in Poland and Russia—at the
hands of the Nazis in 1941–1942.
“[A] masterful new study.” —Adam Kirsch, Tablet
“Yehuda Bauer [is] a towering and commanding figure among the
historians of the Holocaust   .  .  .What makes [The Death of the
Shtetl] so important is his insistence on adhering to the highest
and strictest standards of scholarship.” —Jonathan Kirsch, Jewish
Journal
Yehuda Bauer is academic adviser at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, and
professor emeritus of Holocaust studies, Hebrew University. He is the author
of many books, including Jews for Sale? and Rethinking the Holocaust, both
published by Yale University Press.
November  History/Jewish Studies
Paper  978-0-300-16793-1  $23.00sc
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On the Death The renowned linguist and leading French public intellectual
and L ife of offers innovative perspectives on the life and death of languages.
L anguages Now in paperback.
Claude Hagège “At the current pace half of the world’s five thousand languages will
Translated by
fade away within the next century. The book proffers a passionate
Jody Gladding
and often eloquent argument against efforts to establish English as
a single world language.” —Bill Marx, PRI’s The World
“A wake-up call, covering languages across the globe, from Cornish
to the polyglot brew of Papua New Guinea.” —Andrew Robinson,
New Scientist
◆◆ An Éditions Odile Jacob book

Claude Hagège is the Chair of Linguistic Theory at the Collège de


France in Paris. He is the author of more than fifteen books and the recipient
of numerous awards and honors, including the Gold Medal from Centre
January  Linguistics/Sociology/Philosophy National de la Recherche Scientifique. Jody Gladding is an award-
Paper  978-0-300-16787-0  $20.00sc
winning poet and translator, and author of Stone Crop, which appeared in the
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Yale Younger Poets Series.
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Furs and The first analysis of the historic competition among the Russians,
Frontiers in British, and Americans for control of Alaska, “this book is as near per-
the Far North fect as I think any book about the fur trade can be.  . . .[It] is a gold mine
The Contest among of information for historians, geographers, ethnologists, and antiquar-
Native and Foreign ians” (Arctic Book Review).
Nations for the Bering
◆◆ The Lamar Series in Western History
Strait Fur Trade
John R. Bockstoce Arctic specialist John R. Bockstoce is an independent scholar and the
author of many books, monographs, and articles.

August  History/Economics
Paper  978-0-300-16799-3  $26.00tx
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Available as eBook 978-0-300-15490-0
496 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  42 b/w illus. + 10 maps  World

Learning to This sequel to the acclaimed Turning the Soul: Teaching Through
Teach Through Conversation in the High School presents a case study of two people
Discussion learning to teach.
The Art of Turning
“Groundbreaking and innovative. . . .This is a major contribution to
the Soul
teacher education and will likely be picked up by teacher educa-
Sophie Haroutunian- tion programs interested in teaching teachers more philosophically.”
Gordon —Sharon M. Ravitch, University of Pennsylvania
Sophie Haroutunian-Gordon is director, Master of Science in
Education program, and professor, School of Education and Social Policy, at
Northwestern University.
August  Education
Paper  978-0-300-16830-3  $22.00tx
Cloth 978-0-300-12000-4  F’ 09
Available as eBook 978-0-300-15582-2
240 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  World

Demobbed Drawing on letters and diaries, and on newspapers, reports, novels, and
Coming Home After films, Alan Allport tells the story of what really happened when mil-
World War Two lions of British servicemen returned home after the Second World War.
Alan Allport “The most insightful text on the 1940s to have appeared this year.”
—Ian Cawood, Times Literary Supplement
Alan Allport is a postdoctoral lecturer at Princeton University. He lives
in Princeton, NJ.

October  History/Military History


Paper  978-0-300-16886-0  $20.00tx
Cloth 978-0-300-14043-9  S’ 10
288 pp.  6 x 9  16 b/w plate section  World

The Bourgeois “Gitlin’s comprehensive portrait of mid-America’s Francophone mer-


Frontier chants demonstrates their importance as fur traders, town builders and
French Towns, advance agents of American empire. It adds a valuable new dimen-
French Traders, and sion to the story of national expansion and belongs on every western
American Expansion American history bookshelf.” —William E. Foley, coauthor of The
Jay Gitlin First Chouteaus
◆◆ The Lamar Series in Western History

Jay Gitlin is lecturer, Department of History, Yale University, and


associate director of the Howard R. Lamar Center for the Study of Frontiers
and Borders.
October  History
Paper  978-0-300-16803-7  $26.00tx
Cloth 978-0-300-10118-8  F’ 09
Available as eBook 978-0-300-15576-1
288 pp.  6 1⁄8 x 9 1⁄4  29 b/w illus.  World

108 Paperback Reprints—Scholarly Titles


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Art & Architecture

Art & Architecture 109


The Surreal House Exhibition Schedule:
Barbican Art Gallery
Edited by Jane Alison 06/10/10–09/17/10
An exciting, stylish, and unexpected exploration of the Published in association with the Barbican
relationship between surrealism and the way we live Art Gallery

Through a unique blend of art, photography, film, and architecture, Jane Alison is Senior Curator at the
The Surreal House presents the individual dwelling as a place of mys- Barbican Art Gallery.
tery and wonder. Fusing house and dream, it probes the relationship
between interior and shell, object and space, and it elaborates “the
marvelous” and “compulsive beauty” as espoused by André Breton.
The haunted house, the cabinet of curiosities, the ruined castle, the
cage, the cave, the box, the labyrinth, the bell jar, and the womb are
among the uniquely surreal habitats explored.
Shaped by the irrational and the subversive, the flip side of the mod-
ernist paradigm of the functional, rational dwelling, The Surreal
House is ripe for discovery. Mirroring the surrealist love of poetic jux-
taposition, the project brings together works by artists such as Edward
Hopper, Marcel Duchamp, Giorgio de Chirico, Man Ray, Max
Ernst, René Magritte, Joseph Cornell, and Salvador Dalí. A surreal
legacy is to be found in the interiors of little-known Italian architect
and designer Carlo Mollino, in Frederick Kiesler’s model for “The
Endless House” (1957–59), in sculptures by Louise Bourgeois and
Rebecca Horn, and in installations by Edward Kienholz and Ilya
Kabakov. Contemporary architecture is represented by the work of
Rem Koolhaas and Diller & Scofidio, among others.
A manifesto for a poetic reading of the house, The Surreal House
reflects on the unquestionable importance of the dwelling, the cra-
dle of our being, in the imaginative realm. This richly illustrated
account brings together a host of commentators and historians, and
accompanies a major exhibition.

August  Art/Architecture/Design  Cloth  978-0-300-16576-0  $70.00


352 pp.  9 x 11 5⁄8  300 color illus.  World

110 Art & Architecture


Salvador Dalí Exhibition Schedule:
High Museum of Art
The Late Work 08/07/10–01/09/11
Elliott H. King, Montse Aguer Teixidor, Published in association with the High
Hank Hine, and William Jeffett Museum of Art
A highly anticipated publication that seeks to reassess the Elliott H. King is a lecturer in European
legacy of one of the greatest artists of the 20th century modern art at the University of Colorado
at Colorado Springs. Montse Aguer
Salvador Dalí (1904–1989) was one of the most famous and con- Teixidor is Director of the Centre for
troversial artists of the 20th century. Although he was prolific for Dalinian Studies at the Fundació Gala-Salvador
more than sixty years—creating 1,200 oil paintings, countless draw- Dalí, Figueres. Charles Henri (Hank)
Hine is Director and William Jeffett
ings, sculptures, theatre and fashion designs, book illustrations, and is Chief Curator of Exhibitions at the Salvador
numerous writings—the nearly universal current critical judgment is Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida.
that his work reached its zenith in the early 1930s, when he was affili-
ated with the Surrealist movement. The forty years of work executed
after 1940—the bulk of his oeuvre—is often seen as repetitious, reac-
tionary, and overly commercialized. Such criticisms mainly arose
from his 1941 reinvention of himself as a “classicist,” his embrace
of Catholicism, and his support for General Franco—postures that
distanced him from notions of modernism and the avant-garde.
This handsomely illustrated volume focuses on Dalí’s work after
1940, presenting it as a multifaceted oeuvre that simultaneously
drew inspiration from the Old Masters and the contemporary world.
Beginning in the late 1930s with the transition from Dalí’s well-
known Surrealist canvases to the classicism he announced in 1941,
the volume traces the artist’s work in illustration, fashion, and the-
atre, predating commercial ventures by such celebrity artists as Andy
Warhol. Essays evaluate the significance of Dalí’s “nuclear mysti-
cism” of the 1950s, his enduring interest in science, optical effects,
and illusionism, his collaborations with photographer Philippe
Halsman (and his brief forays into Hollywood to work with Alfred
Hitchcock and Walt Disney), and visit the two major repositories of
his work—the Dalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres and the Salvador
Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg.

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184 pp.  8 x 11  110 color illus.  World

Art & Architecture 111


Christen Købke
Danish Master of Light
David Jackson with Kasper Monrad
Christen Købke (1819–1848) was arguably the greatest painter of Denmark’s
“Golden Age,” the period of the nation’s supreme artistic achievement. He
had the remarkable ability to invest the simplest corner of town or country-
side with charm and delicacy, without resorting to the artificial rhetoric of
academic traditions. He endowed ordinary people and places, and simple
motifs, with a universal significance; a world in microcosm.
This beautiful book, written by leading scholars of Scandinavian art, offers
an overview of Købke’s achievement within its cultural context, and also
highlights the most innovative aspects of his work, including outdoor sketch-
ing, his fascination with painterly immediacy in the treatment of light and
atmosphere, his exquisite originality, and his experimental outlook.
David Jackson is head of the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies Exhibition Schedule:
at Leeds University. Kasper Monrad is chief curator at the Statens Museum for National Gallery, London
Kunst in Copenhagen. 03/17/10–06/13/10
National Gallery, Edinburgh
07/04/10–10/03/10

Published in association with the National


Galleries of Scotland

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128 pp.  8 1⁄2 x 11  85 color illus.  World

Philip de L ászló
His Life and Art
Duff Hart-Davis
in collaboration with Caroline Corbeau-Parsons
Philip de László (1869–1937) was born into a humble Hungarian family
in Budapest and rose to become the preeminent portrait artist working in
Britain between 1907 and 1937. He painted nearly 3,000 portraits, including
those of numerous kings and queens, four American presidents, and count-
less members of the European nobility. “Has any one painter ever before
painted so many interesting and historical personages?” asked his contem-
poraries. There has been no biography of him since 1939, and this new
account of both his life and his work draws on previously untapped material
from the family archive of over 15,000 documents, to which the author has
had unrivaled access. It establishes the intrinsic importance of his art and re-
positions him in his rightful place alongside his great contemporaries John
Singer Sargent, Sir John Lavery, and Giovanni Boldini.
Duff Hart-Davis is the author or editor of over 40 books and the biographer of Peter
Fleming (the elder brother of Ian), Raoul Millais (the grandson of J. E. Millais), J. J.
Audubon, and Eileen Soper (the wildlife photographer).

August  Art/Biography  Cloth  978-0-300-13716-3  $55.00


412 pp.  6 1⁄4 x 9 1⁄4  45 color + 100 b/w illus.  World

112 Art & Architecture


The Age of French Impressionism
Masterpieces from the Art Institute of Chicago
Gloria Groom and Douglas Druick
With the assistance of Dorota Chudzicka and Jill Shaw
The Art Institute of Chicago houses one of the world’s greatest collections
of late-19th-century French art. This stunning book highlights more than
100 of the museum’s masterpieces, from the bold works of Édouard Manet,
an important figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism, to
Claude Monet’s light-filled paintings—the hallmarks of the period—and
Paul Cézanne’s influential Post-Impressionist canvases.
Each beautifully reproduced work is situated in terms of the memorable
era in which it was created, and collectively they exemplify the diversity
of ideas and extraordinary wealth of talent at work during the remarkable
Impressionist period. The publication also features a chronology—illustrated
with color reproductions, archival photographs, and exhibition shots—that Distributed for the Art Institute of Chicago
documents the history and formation of the Art Institute of Chicago’s
renowned collection. The Age of French Impressionism offers art enthusiasts
a fascinating overview of the Impressionist movement and its legacy.
Gloria Groom is David and Mary Winton Green Curator of Nineteenth-Century
European Painting at the Art Institute of Chicago. Douglas Druick is Searle
Curator and Chair of Medieval through Modern European Painting and Sculpture, and
Prince Trust Curator and Chair of Prints and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago.

August  Art  Cloth  978-0-300-16780-1  $50.00


200 pp.  9 1⁄2 x 12  130 color illus.  World

Accessorize!
250 Objects of Fashion & Desire
Bianca du Mortier and Ninke Bloemberg
From purses to parasols, spectacles to slippers, wigs to walking sticks, the
Rijksmuseum has a superb collection of fashion accessories that also
includes a rich array of more familiar items: hats, gloves, and shoes for both
men and women. Ranging from the 15th to the 21st century, the objects in
this stylish book are grouped by color, allowing intriguing juxtapositions of
period, material, and type.
Many of these accessories were originally received as gifts on all kinds of
occasions and for all kinds of reasons: a souvenir from a distant country
sent to the family back home; a pair of gloves or a purse embroidered with
symbols of marriage and the couple’s initials; an ivory fan commissioned
in Canton, carved with the initials of a lover or inscribed with an amorous
allusion; an embroidered cap from a wife to a husband to mark the birth of a Distributed for the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
child; a fan for a daughter from her grateful parents for her loyal obedience;
or a gift for wedding guests to take home.
Superb photography and award-winning design make this an exceptionally
desirable book for every follower of fashion with a sense of history.
Bianca du Mortier is curator of costumes at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
Ninke Bloemberg is fashion and costume project curator at the Centraal
Museum, Utrecht.

August  Fashion/Design  Paper  978-0-300-16765-8  $25.00


272 pp.  6 x 9  250 color illus.  World

Art & Architecture 113


Eva Hesse Spectres 1960 No Title, 1960. 15 3⁄4 x 12 inches. Oil on Masonite. The
Estate of Eva Hesse. Courtesy Hauser & Wirth.

Edited by E. Luanne McKinnon


With contributions by Elisabeth Bronfen, Louise S. Milne, Exhibition Schedule:
Hammer Museum
Helen A. Molesworth, and E. Luanne McKinnon
09/01/10–11/30/10
A new examination of a fascinating group of University of New Mexico Art Museum
01/01/11–04/30/11
paintings from a pioneering mid-century artist
Published in association with the University of
In 1960 Eva Hesse (1936–1970) created an unusual group of oil paint- New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque
ings that, when considered in contrast to her sculptural assemblages
from 1965 to 1970, foretell her desire to embody emotional states E. Luanne McKinnon is Director of
in abstract form. Contrary to existing scholarship, which suggests the University of New Mexico Art Museum.
Elisabeth Bronfen is a Global
that these works represent a form of self-deprecation, this book seeks Distinguished Professor of German, NYU, and
to consider these “spectre” paintings as manifestations of a private, Chair of American Studies at the University
haunted interiority in the context of the artist’s burgeoning maturity. of Zurich. Louise S. Milne is Lecturer at
Napier University and the Centre for Visual
The paintings in the spectre campaign comprise two distinct catego- Studies, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland.
ries. The first, a selection of small-scale oil on Masonite paintings, Helen A. Molesworth is chief curator
at the ICA, Boston.
depicts two or three loosely rendered figures positioned in vacant
pictorial spaces. These gaunt forms portray an apparent disconnec-
tion between one body and another; and yet, the pictorial drama of
the works would be incomplete without the presence of each figure.
The second group of paintings imbues a more perplexing psycho-
logical state, as characters alternately take on the forms of alien-like
creatures or as close resemblances to the artist herself. Through an
enlightening assessment of these underappreciated works, readers
will gain new insight into their pivotal role in Hesse’s oeuvre.

September  Art  Cloth  978-0-300-16415-2  $40.00


130 pp.  7 x 9 1⁄2  30 color illus.  World

114 Art & Architecture


Gabriel Metsu Exhibition Schedule:
National Gallery, Dublin
Edited by Adriaan E. Waiboer 09/03/10–11/21/10
National Gallery of Art, Washington
A reevaluation of Gabriel Metsu, one of the leading 12/16/10–03/11/11
genre painters of the Dutch Golden Age Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
04/01/11–07/01/11
Gabriel Metsu (1625–1667) employed an unusual variety of styles,
techniques, and subjects, making him a particularly difficult artist Published in association with the National
to characterize. From his early days in Leiden until his death in Gallery of Ireland
Amsterdam at the height of his career, his unparalleled mastery of
Adriaan E. Waiboer is Curator of
the brush allowed him to paint a remarkable range of history paint- Northern European Art at the National Gallery
ings, portraits, still lifes, but most of all, exquisite genre paintings. of Ireland.
And whatever his subject matter, his work reveals an unrivalled tal-
ent for imbuing figures with a human and personable character.
During the 18th and 19th centuries, Metsu held a place as one of the
most celebrated painters of the Dutch Golden Age, and his works
were acquired for noble collections throughout Europe, while his
contemporary Johannes Vermeer was almost unheard of. In the 20th
century their positions were reversed as Vermeer’s reputation soared.
This enlightening book resituates Metsu as one of the leading genre
painters of his time. It offers a portrait of the age through his patrons
and his wide network of contacts and colleagues in Amsterdam, as
well as analysis of Metsu’s technique as a draftsman and as a painter,
and it documents the fashions and fabrics of the time through
his work.

September  Art  Cloth  978-0-300-16724-5  $65.00


244 pp.  9 3⁄4 x 11 2⁄5  160 color illus.

Art & Architecture 115


Petah Coyne
Everything That Rises Must Converge
Denise Markonish
With a conversation between Petah Coyne and Rebecca
Solnit and a contribution by A. M. Homes
Unlike many contemporary artists who focus on social or media-related
issues, Petah Coyne (born 1953) imbues her work with a magical quality
to evoke intensely personal associations. Her sculptures convey an inher-
ent tension between vulnerability and aggression, innocence and seduction,
beauty and decadence, and, ultimately, life and death. In her darkly beau-
tiful sculptural installations, she uses unusual and eclectic materials such
as hay, black sand, wax, satin ribbons, artificial flowers, white powder, and
taxidermy animals.
This handsome book features works spanning the past decade, among
them pieces that incorporate literary themes from diverse sources: Flannery Exhibition Schedule:
O’Connor (who inspired the current book’s title), Yasunari Kawabata, and MASS MoCA
Dante. Additional works take their inspiration from filmmakers such as 05/29/10–04/01/11
Yasuhiro Ozu and Michelangelo Antonioni. The volume includes an inter- Published in association with MASS MoCA
view with the artist and an original short story by A. M. Homes that responds
to the themes and narratives in Coyne’s work.
Denise Markonish is curator at MASS MoCA. Petah Coyne is a sculptor who
lives in New York City. Rebecca Solnit is an activist, historian, and writer. A. M.
Homes is an author of fiction and non-fiction and lives in New York City.

August  Art  Paper  978-0-300-16770-2  $25.00


128 pp.  7 x 9  50 color illus.  World

How to R ead Greek Vases


Joan R. Mertens
How is it possible today to gain insight into the culture that flourished in
ancient Greece over 2,500 years ago? Works of art are eloquent interme-
diaries. This generously illustrated volume provides an introduction to the
painted pottery that served specific utilitarian functions and that afforded
outstanding artists a medium for depicting their gods and heroes and the
details of daily existence. The key to understanding the rich language of the
Greek vase is tuning into the interrelation of its function, shape, technique,
and subject matter. Notable examples from the Metropolitan Museum’s
exceptional collection reveal the variety and vitality of the refined forms
and masterfully rendered scenes that characterize these engaging works of
ancient Greek art.
Joan R. Mertens is Curator in the Department of Greek and Roman Art, The
Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Published in association with
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Also available
How to Read Chinese Paintings
Maxwell K. Hearn
Pb with flaps 978-0-300-14187-0 $25.00

November  Art/Archaelogy  Paper  978-0-300-15523-5  $25.00


144 pp.  9 1⁄4 x 12  75 b/w + 100 color illus.  World

116 Art & Architecture


100 Dresses
The Costume Institute / The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Preface by Harold Koda
An irresistible look into more than 300 years of fashion
through an exquisite collection of designer dresses
What woman can resist imagining herself in a beautiful designer
dress? Here, for the first time ever, are 100 fabulous gowns from the
permanent collection of the renowned Costume Institute at The
Metropolitan Museum of Art, each of which is a reminder of the Published in association with
ways fashion reflects the broader culture that created it. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Featuring designs by Paul Poiret, Coco Chanel, Madame Grès, Yves Harold Koda is Curator in Charge of
Saint Laurent, Gianni Versace, Vivienne Westwood, Alexander the Costume Institute at The Metropolitan
Museum of Art.
McQueen, and many others, this one-of-a-kind collection presents a
stunning variety of garments. Ranging from the buttoned-up gowns
of the late 17th century to the cutting-edge designs of the early 21st,
the dresses reflect the sensibilities and excesses of each era while
providing a vivid picture of how styles have changed—sometimes
radically—over the years. A late 1600s wool dress with a surprising
splash of silver thread; a large-bustled red satin dress from the 1800s;
a short, shimmery 1920s dancing dress; a glamorous 1950s cocktail
dress; and a 1960s minidress—each tells a story about its period
and serves as a testament to the enduring ingenuity of the fashion
designer’s art.
Images of the dresses are accompanied by informative text and
enhanced by close-up details as well as runway photos, fashion plates,
works of art, and portraits of designers. A glossary of related terms is
also included.

October  Fashion  PB-Flexibound  978-0-300-16655-2  $24.95


232 pp.  7 x 10  153 color + 28 b/w illus.  World

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Art & Architecture 117


Blinky Palermo
Retrospective 1964–77
Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, Lynne Cooke, Suzanne
Hudson, Susanne Küper, and James Lawrence
A major exploration of the work of one of the
most important postwar abstract painters
The first retrospective in the U.S. to feature German artist Blinky
Palermo (1943–1977) includes more than 60 works, most of which
have never before been shown in North America. This beautifully Blinky Palermo, Coney Island II, 1975. Acrylic on aluminum.
Four parts, each 10 ½ x 8 ¼ inches, overall 10 ½ x 57 ¾
illustrated volume spans the breadth of Palermo’s brief but signifi- inches. Collection Ströher, Darmstadt, Germany.

cant career and explores each phase, beginning with objects and
Exhibition Schedule:
paintings created shortly after he graduated from Joseph Beuys’s class LACMA
at the Düsseldorf Art Academy in the early 1960s and culminating 10/31/10–01/16/11
with paintings he produced during his last years in both Germany Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture
and New York City. Garden
02/24/11–05/15/11
Palermo’s oeuvre is customarily divided into four principal group- Dia: Beacon, New York, and CCS Bard,
ings: the Objects; the Cloth Pictures (Stoffbilder), the in situ Wall New York
Paintings and Drawings, and the late Metal Pictures, including the 06/25/11–10/31/11
epic To the People of New York City (1976), now in the collection of Published in association with the Dia Art
Dia Art Foundation. Blinky Palermo also addresses the artist’s works Foundation
on paper, including watercolors, sketches, preparatory studies, and
prints that he made throughout his career. Benjamin H. D. Buchloh is the Franklin
D. and Florence Rosenblatt Professor of
Essays by distinguished authors position the artist’s work in relation to Modern Art at Harvard University. Lynne
Cooke is curator-at-large at Dia Art
postwar American art and culture, which he greatly revered. Topics
Foundation, New York, and chief curator at
include the influence of the American milieu on the Metal Pictures; the Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid. Suzanne
space and time in the Wall Drawings and Paintings; and the insights Hudson is visiting assistant professor of art
into Palermo’s concerns and process afforded by his works on paper. history at the University of Illinois at Urbana-
Champaign. Susanne Küper is an art
The most comprehensive volume on Palermo’s career to date, this
historian and freelance curator based in Berlin.
important book offers a rare opportunity to explore in-depth the work James Lawrence holds a doctorate in
of a remarkably innovative artist, pointing to Palermo’s relevance and philosophy and frequently writes on art, most
influence on a new generation of artists. recently on the work of Martín Ramírez.

October  Art  Cloth  978-0-300-15366-8  $50.00


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118 Art & Architecture


©Palace Museum, Beijing

The Emperor’s Private Paradise


Treasures from the Forbidden City
Nancy Berliner
With contributions by Mark C. Elliott, Liu Chang, Bruce
MacLaren, Henry Tzu Ng, and Yuan Hongqi
An extraordinary glimpse into imperial art from the
Qianlong Garden, one of China’s most stunning
historical sites, located deep within the Forbidden City
For centuries, China’s Forbidden City has captured the world’s
imagination. With parts open to the public since 1925, nearly 8 mil-
lion tourists flock there annually. Yet the elegant, intimate Qianlong
Garden—itself a “mini-Forbidden City” inside the Forbidden
City—has remained sequestered from view. Dating from the 18th
century, the Qianlong Garden was built as a retirement retreat for Panel (hanging), From Yanghe Jingshe. Cloisonné and zitan.
its namesake emperor, a visionary patron of the arts who designed 57 1⁄4 x 29 3⁄4 inches, (145.5 x 75.5 cm). ©Palace Museum,
Beijing.
his garden to reflect a perfect union of art, architecture, and nature.
Now undergoing restoration thanks to a groundbreaking interna- Exhibition Schedule:
tional collaboration, it is intended to be open fully to visitors in 2019. Peabody Essex Museum
09/11/10–01/09/11
The Emperor’s Private Paradise gives an unprecedented and in-depth The Metropolitan Museum of Art
analysis of the garden and its extravagant imperial interiors. Essays 02/03/11–05/01/11
offer an overview of the history of Chinese gardens and the extraor- Milwaukee Art Museum
dinary reign of the Qianlong emperor, while contextualizomg the 06/11/11–09/12/11
importance of the Qianlong Garden and its artworks. Organized by the Peabody Essex Museum in
partnership with the Palace Museum and in
This lavishly illustrated volume is published to accompany a remark- cooperation with the World Monuments Fund
able exhibition of ninety objects from the Qianlong Garden, many
of them never seen before, including superlative examples of Qing Nancy Berliner is curator of Chinese art
murals, paintings, wall coverings, furniture, architectural elements, at the Peabody Essexy Museum, and an inter-
pretive and curatorial consultant to the World
and jades. By illuminating this little-known yet architecturally sig- Monuments Fund for the Qianlong Garden
nificant area of the Forbidden City, this volume represents a major restoration project.
contribution to the fields of Chinese art, history, architecture,
and gardens.

October  Art  Cloth  978-0-300-16389-6  $65.00


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Art & Architecture 119


Donald Judd David Raskin is associate professor of Art
History, Theory, and Criticism at the School of
Specifics the Art Institute of Chicago.
David Raskin
An authoritative and enlightening guide to a
wide array of works in various media by a great
American artist, enhanced by quotations from
the artist’s own writings and interviews
This pioneering book, the first monograph devoted to Donald Judd,
addresses the whole breadth of Judd’s practices. Drawing on docu-
ments found in nearly twenty archives, David Raskin explains why
some of Judd’s works of art seem startlingly ephemeral while others
remain insistently physical. In the process of answering this previ-
ously perplexing question, Raskin traces Judd’s principles from his
beginnings as an art critic through his fabulous installations and
designs in Marfa, Texas. He discusses Judd’s early important paint-
ings and idiosyncratic red objects, as well as the three-dimensional
works that are celebrated throughout the world. He also examines
Judd’s commitment to empirical values and his political activism,
and concludes by considering the importance of Judd’s example for
recent art.
Ultimately, Raskin develops a picture of Judd as never before seen: he
shows us an artist who asserted his individuality with spare designs;
who found spiritual values in plywood, Plexiglas, and industrial pro-
duction; who refused to distinguish between thinking and feeling
while asserting that science marked the limits of knowledge; who
claimed that his art provided not just intuitions of morality but a
specific set of tenets; and who worked for political causes that were
neither left nor right.

October  Art  Cloth  978-0-300-16276-9  $55.00


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120 Art & Architecture


Chinati Published in association with the Chinati
Foundation
The Vision of Donald Judd
Marianne Stockebrand Marianne Stockebrand is director of
the Chinati Foundation. Rudi Fuchs is the
With contributions by Rudi Fuchs, Richard Shiff, and former director of the Stedelijk Museum in
Nicholas Serota; Writings by Donald Judd Amsterdam. Richard Shiff is professor and
Effie Marie Cain Regents Chair in Art at the
A highly anticipated, complete, and beautifully illustrated University of Texas. Nicholas Serota is
book on the famed Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas director of the Tate in London.

The Chinati Foundation is widely considered one of the world’s


most important destinations for experiencing large-scale contempo-
rary art. It was founded by Donald Judd (1928–1994), whose specific
ambition was to preserve and present a select number of permanent
installations that were inextricably linked to the surrounding land-
scape. Chinati is located on 340 acres of desert on the site of former
Fort D.A. Russell in Marfa, Texas. Construction and installation at
the site began in 1979 with help from the Dia Art Foundation, and it
was opened to the public in 1986.
This handsome publication is the first comprehensive presentation
of the Chinati Foundation’s collection in more than twenty years.
The book describes how Judd developed his ideas of the role of art
and museums from the early 1960s onward, culminating in the cre-
ation of Chinati (and including its two predecessors—his buildings
in New York and his residence in Marfa). The individual installa-
tions at Chinati are presented in chronological order with stunning
photography; these include work by John Chamberlain, Dan Flavin,
David Rabinowitch, Roni Horn, Ilya Kabakov, Richard Long, Carl
Andre, Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen, as well as Judd
himself. His installations at Marfa include 15 outdoor works in con-
crete and 100 aluminum pieces housed in two carefully renovated
artillery sheds. The book also features writings by Judd relating to
Chinati and Marfa, and a complete catalogue of the collection.

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Modernism in Crisis Exhibition Schedule:
Yale Center for British Art
James Frazer Stirling 10/14/10 – 01/02/11
Anthony Vidler Canadian Centre for Architecture,
Montreal
An in-depth exploration of the design process Spring 2012
and teaching methods of the remarkable British Published in association with the Yale Center
architect as revealed by the archives of the for British Art and the Canadian Centre for
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal Architecture

The British architect James Frazer Stirling (1924–1992) stimu- Historian, architecture critic, and author
lated impassioned responses among both supporters and detractors, Anthony Vidler is dean and professor of
and he continues to be the subject of fierce debate. He earned the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture at
The Cooper Union, New York.
international renown through such innovative—and frequently con-
troversial—projects as the Leicester University Engineering Building
(1959–63); the History Faculty building at Cambridge University
(1964–67); the Neue Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart (1977–84); the Clore
Gallery at Tate Britain (1984); and the Arthur M. Sackler Museum
at Harvard University (1979–84). Stirling was also a visiting professor
at the Yale School of Architecture, where he trained and influenced
many of the current leaders in the field.
Fully illustrated with previously unpublished documents and new
photography from the James Stirling/Michael Wilford Archive at the
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, this book allows for
a close examination of design drawings, photographs, and models
spanning Stirling’s entire career. These materials deepen our under-
standing of the influences, early formation, approach, and process
of an architect whose work resists labeling. Filled with in-depth
analytical and critical presentations of exemplary projects and their
reception, the volume reveals Stirling to be a remarkably informed
and consistent thinker and writer on architecture.

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122 Art & Architecture Yale Center for British Art


Exhibition Schedule:
Newark Museum
09/15/10–01/02/11
Dallas Museum of Art
02/13/11–05/08/11
Cincinnati Art Museum
06/18/11–09/11/11
Everson Museum of Art
Fall 2011

Published in association with the Dallas


Museum of Art

Gustav Stickley and the A merican


A rts & Crafts Movement
Kevin W. Tucker
With essays by Beverly K. Brandt, David Cathers, Joseph
Cunningham, and Beth Ann and Tommy McPherson
An impressive new look at the iconic designs of
the workshops of the patriarch of the American
Arts and Crafts movement, Gustav Stickley
With its emphasis on social reform and simplicity in design—bold
lines, honest use of materials, and redeeming qualities of handmade
goods—the Arts and Crafts movement offered an antidote to the per-
ceived ills of a rapidly changing world and the ornate and artificial
Victorian aesthetic of the late 19th century. In the first years of the
20th century, the movement was popularized in the United States Gustav Stickley, Electric Lantern No. 777, c. 1909. Copper,
through the efforts of Gustav Stickley (1858–1942), a businessman glass. 15 × 10 ¼ in. sq. Crab Tree Farm, Lake Bluff, Illinois.
Photo © Dallas Museum of Art.
who promoted a progressive American style and the ideal of the sim-
ple life through the efforts of his furniture factory and publication, Kevin W. Tucker is The Margot B.
Perot Curator of Decorative Arts and Design
The Craftsman. at the Dallas Museum of Art. Beverly
K. Brandt is a professor in the School of
Gustav Stickley and the American Arts & Crafts Movement accom- Design Innovation at Arizona State University.
panies the first nationally touring exhibition of Stickley’s work and David Cathers is a writer and consultant
explores his dual roles as a visionary business leader and enthusiastic on Stickley. Joseph Cunningham
proselytizer of design reform. The full range of Stickley’s workshops is the curatorial director of the American
Decorative Art 1900 Foundation. Beth Ann
is illuminated, including more than 100 objects of furniture, met- McPherson, formerly Curator for The
alwork, and textiles, as well as architectural drawings and related Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms, is an
designs, many of which are previously unpublished. Essays by dis- acknowledged authority on American Arts
tinguished contributors provide diverse viewpoints on the Arts and and Crafts textiles. Tommy McPherson,
formerly Director and CEO of The Stickley
Crafts movement and Stickley’s evolving role as tastemaker, and the Museum at Craftsman Farms, is the Director of
often contradictory messages conveyed through the construction and the Mobile Museum of Art, Alabama.
promotion of his designers’ works.
This handsome volume provides fascinating new insight into the
dramatic transformation of a factory owner into one of the leading
figures of the American Arts and Crafts movement.

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Dallas Museum of Art Art & Architecture 123


Designing Tomorrow
America’s World’s Fairs of the 1930s
Edited by Robert W. Rydell and Laura Burd Schiavo
With contributions by Robert Bennett, Matthew
Bokovoy, Robert Alexander Gonzalez, Neil Harris, Lisa
D. Schrenk, Kristina Wilson, and Richard Guy Wilson
In the midst of the Great Depression, America’s World’s Fairs of the 1930s
gave hope to millions, sustaining the assembled with visions of future prog-
ress. These grand expositions in Chicago, San Diego, Dallas, Cleveland,
New York, and San Francisco showcased an optimistic, consumerist future
society and symbolized the Modernist message of progress through design.
Designing Tomorrow celebrates the influence and impact of these interna-
tional expositions. Offering an overview of the fairs and detailed discussions
of individual works, distinguished authors examine how designers recon-
ciled radical “European” Modern style with American tradition. Works by Exhibition Schedule:
Edward H. Bennet, Gilbert Rohde, George Keck, Richard Neutra, and National Building Museum
others illuminate the ways in which Modernism became an integral compo- 10/02/10–07/10/11
nent of the vocabulary of American design. Additional essays highlight the Additional venues TBD
visual power of these expositions, featuring rare artifacts and photographs of Published in association with the National
objects including models and plans for “the houses and cities of tomorrow,” Building Museum
streamlined trains, modern furnishings, and the first televisions.
Robert W. Rydell is professor of history at Montana State University. Laura
Burd Schiavo is assistant professor of museum studies at George Washington
University.

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Treasures of Heaven
Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe
Edited by Martina Bagnoli, Holger A. Klein,
C. Griffith Mann, and James Robinson
Drawing together a vast array of treasured objects from collections
throughout Europe and the United States, this beautifully illustrated vol-
ume examines the cult of sacred relics in greater depth and breadth than
ever before. Tracing the making of reliquaries from the earliest days of
Christianity to the apogee of the practice in the 16th century, the book con-
siders the importance of reliquaries as markers of the divine in both Eastern
Christianity (Byzantium) and Western Christendom. The book also tracks
the fate of relics and reliquaries in the wake of the Reformation, anti-clerical
movements, and the French Revolution.
An international group of scholars explores how medieval artists used earthly
materials to construct the heavenly power of sacred objects and sheds fasci- Exhibition Schedule:
nating new light on some 140 extraordinary and rare reliquaries from sources The Cleveland Museum of Art
ranging from the Sancta Sanctorum of the Lateran Palace to cathedral trea- 10/17/10–01/16/11
The Walters Art Museum
suries to small parish churches.
02/13/11–05/08/11
Martina Bagnoli is associate curator of medieval art at the Walters Art Museum, The British Museum
Baltimore. Holger A. Klein is associate professor of art history and archaeology at 06/23/11–10/09/11
Columbia University, New York. C. Griffith Mann is chief curator at the Cleveland
Museum of Art. James Robinson is curator of late Medieval Europe at the British Distributed for the Walters Art Museum
Museum, London.

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124 Art & Architecture


Olmec
Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico
Kathleen Berrin and Virginia M. Fields
A major exploration of one of the most important
early artistic cultures of the ancient Americas
Considered the “mother culture” of Mesoamerica, the Olmec devel-
oped an iconic and sophisticated artistic style as early as the second
millennium b.c. This pre-Columbian civilization, which flourished
in the Mexican states of Veracruz and Tabasco between 1400 and 400
b.c., is best known for the creation of colossal stone portrait heads of
its rulers. Some weighing up to 24 tons, the monumental heads are
among ancient America’s most striking and beautiful masterpieces.
In the fifteen years since the last major study of the Olmec, archae-
ologists have made significant finds at key sites in Mexico. This Colossal Head 5. Mexico, Veracruz, San Lorenzo Tenochtitlán,
Municipality of Texistepec, 1200–900 B.C. Basalt.
sweeping project brings together the most recent scholarship, along 73¼ x 56 x 49¼ in. (186 x 144 x 125 cm). Museo de
Antropología de Xalapa, Universidad Veracruzana. Photo:
with a diverse selection of more than 100 monuments, sculptures, Javier Hinojosa, © 2009 Instituto Nacional de Antropología
e Historia.
adornments, masks, and vessels, many of which have never traveled
beyond Mexico’s borders, that paint a rich portrait of life in the most Exhibition Schedule:
important Olmec centers, including San Lorenzo, La Venta, and LACMA
Tres Zapotes. Particular attention is paid to the emergence of the 09/26/10–01/09/11
culture, distinctive variations in the art of different city sites, and the De Young Museum, San Francisco
chronology and reach of the society during its apex. 02/19/11–05/08/11

Published in association with the Fine Arts


Centering on the concept of discovery, this wide-ranging volume
Museums of San Francisco and the Los
presents a fresh look at Olmec civilization, recapturing the excite- Angeles County Museum of Art
ment that greeted the unearthing of the first colossal stone head
in 1862. Kathleen Berrin is curator in charge
of Africa and the Americas at the Fine Arts
Museums of San Francisco. Virginia M.
Fields is senior curator of art of the ancient
Americas at the Los Angeles County Museum
of Art.

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Art & Architecture 125


Thomas L awrence
Regency Brilliance and Power
Edited by Cassandra Albinson, Peter Funnell,
and Lucy Peltz, with essays by Cassandra
Albinson, Peter Funnell, and Marcia Pointon
Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769–1830) was the pre-eminent portraitist of the
Regency period, depicting monarchs, political leaders, aristocratic fami-
lies, society beauties, and actresses with bravura flair. This important book
explores Lawrence’s political friendships and allegiances along with his
exceptional role as witness to significant historical events, and contrasts these
with his remarkable ability to depict the charm and innocence of childhood.
Elected President of the Royal Academy in 1820, Lawrence was instrumen-
tal in establishing the status of the artist in 19th-century Britain.
Cassandra Albinson is Associate Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Yale
Center for British Art. Peter Funnell is the Head of Research and Curator of Exhibition Schedule:
Nineteenth-century Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery, where Lucy Peltz is
National Portrait Gallery, London
Curator of Eighteenth-century Portraits.
10/21/10–01/23/11
Yale Center for British Art
2/24/11–06/05/11

Published in association with the Yale Center


for British Art and the National Portrait
Gallery

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German Impressionist
L andscape Painting
Liebermann–Corinth–Slevogt
Helga Aurisch and Götz Czymmek
With essays by Angelika Wesenberg, Stefan
Koja, and Bernhard Geil
This beautiful catalogue gathers a magnificent selection of the fin-
est landscape works by Max Liebermann, Lovis Corinth, and Max
Slevogt—Germany’s three greatest Impressionist painters. Impressionism,
considered a French style of painting, was greeted with hostility in Germany,
where traditionalists opposed all foreign influence in the art of their nation
state. Yet Liebermann, Corinth, and Slevogt, whose works were less rigid
and routine than those of many of their contemporaries, won over a doubtful
domestic audience and inspired a flowering of Impressionism in Germany.
This is the first in-depth study in English of works by Liebermann, Corinth, Exhibition Schedule:
Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne
and Slevogt and showcases 92 of their Impressionist masterpieces. The
05/01/10–07/01/10
book’s contributors explore the three artists’ approaches to landscape paint- Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
ing; the relation of German Impressionism to French Impressionism, to the 09/12/10–12/05/10
Barbizon School, and to the Dutch landscape tradition; and the history of
German Impressionism and the development of German landscape paint- Distributed for the Museum of Fine Arts,
Houston
ing in the 19th century.
Helga Aurisch is associate curator of European art at the Museum of Fine Arts,
Houston. Götz Czymmek is senior curator at the Wallraf-Richartz Museum,
Cologne, Germany.

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126 Art & Architecture


Kurt Schwitters Exhibition Schedule:
The Menil Collection
Color and Collage 10/22/10–01/30/11
Isabel Schulz Princeton University Art Museum
Introduction by Josef Helfenstein and Isabel Schulz; 03/26/11–06/05/11
Berkeley Art Museum
Essays by Isabel Schulz, Leah Dickerman and
08/03/11–11/27/11
Gwendolen Webster; Chronology by Clare Elliott
Distributed for The Menil Collection
A major new retrospective on one of the 20th
century’s greatest masters of collage Isabel Schulz is the executive director
of the Kurt and Ernst Schwitters Collection
Best known for his extraordinary abstract collages, German artist and the curator of the Kurt Schwitters Archive
Kurt Schwitters (1887–1948) is one of the most influential figures at the Sprengel Museum in Hannover.
Josef Helfenstein is director of The
of the international avant-garde. Emphasizing the significance of Menil Collection. Leah Dickerman is
color and light in the artist’s work and delving into the relationship curator in the Department of Painting and
between collage and painting, this handsome volume accompanies Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art,
the first U.S. retrospective of the artist’s oeuvre in twenty-five years. New York. Gwendolen Webster is an
independent scholar and expert on Schwitters.
Affiliated with Dada and the Constructivist movement in the years Clare Elliott is assistant curator at The
following WWI, he coined the term “merz” to describe his ambi- Menil Collection.
tion to “make connections, preferably between everything in the
world.” Schwitters’s merz gave seemingly worthless objects of urban
waste—train tickets, newspaper fragments, bits of wire—new life as
compositional elements in his installations, assemblages, sculptures,
and collages. Hoping to unify life and art by incorporating everyday
objects into his work, this pioneer of installation art came closest to
his ideal with Merzbau, a room-size walk-in sculpture constructed
entirely of found materials.
Alongside images and analysis of a full-scale reconstruction of
Merzbau, this book includes an illustrated chronology and 90 color
plates of Schwitters’s assemblages, reliefs, sculptures, and collages,
with emphasis on merz works from the 1920s and 1940s. The selec-
tion not only illuminates the artist’s response to the dominant art
movements of his time but also illustrates his unique composition
and design. Essays by prominent scholars provide new perspective
on the artist who created poetry from the commonplace.

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The Menil Collection Art & Architecture 127


The Structure of Light
Richard Kelly and the Illumination of Modern Architecture
Edited by Dietrich Neumann
With contributions by Michelle Addingon, Howard Brandston,
Tim and Jan Edler, Sandy Isenstadt, Phyllis Lambert, Margaret
Maile-Petty, and Matthew Tanteri; Foreword by Robert A. M. Stern
The potential of electric light as a new building “material” was recognized
in the 1920s and became a useful design tool by the mid-century. Skillful
lighting allowed for theatricality, narrative, and a new emphasis on structure
and space. The Structure of Light tells the story of the career of Richard Kelly,
the field’s most influential figure.
Six historians, architects, and practitioners explore Kelly’s unparalleled
influence on modern architecture and his lighting designs for some of the
20th century’s most iconic buildings: Philip Johnson’s Glass House; Louis
Exhibition Schedule:
Kahn’s Kimbell Art Museum; Eero Saarinen’s GM Technical Center; and Yale School of Architecture
Mies van der Rohe’s Seagram Building, among many others. This beauti- 08/23/10–10/02/10
fully illustrated history demonstrates the range of applications, building types,
and artistic solutions he employed to achieve a “nocturnal modernity” that Published in association with the Yale School
of Architecture
would render buildings evocatively different at night. The survival of Kelly’s
rich correspondence and extensive diaries allows an in-depth look at the tri- Dietrich Neumann is Royce
umphs and uncertainties of a young profession in the making. Family Professor for the History of Modern
Architecture and Urban Studies at Brown
The first book to focus on the contributions of a master in the field of University. Robert A.M. Stern is dean of
architectural lighting, this fascinating volume celebrates the practice’s sig- the Yale School of Architecture.
nificance in modern design.

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Nobody ’s Property
Art, Land, Space, 2000–2010
Kelly Baum
With contributions by Uriel Abulof, Alexander J. Bacon,
Rachael Z. DeLue, Margo Handwerker,
Jonathan I. Levy, Michelle Y. Lim, Yates McKee,
Kurt Mueller, and Christopher J. Reitz
This generously illustrated volume surveys a new chapter in the history
of environmental art, one in which space, geopolitics, human relations,
urbanism, and utopian dreamwork play as important a role as, if not
more than, raw earth. Discussed are case studies by seven artists and two
artist teams—Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla, Francis Alÿs, Yael
Bartana, Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, Emre Hüner, Andrea
Geyer, Matthew Day Jackson, Lucy Raven, and Santiago Sierra. While
some of these artists explore historical and symbolic configurations of space,
others parse the social, legal, and economic conditions of specific land-sites, Exhibition Schedule:
Princeton University Art Museum
including the Navajo Nation, the island of Vieques, the border town of 10/23/10–02/20/11
Juarez, and the cities of Tongling, Jerusalem, and Beirut. Not confined to
the displacement of matter, these artists employ a wide range of media, such Distributed for the Princeton University Art
as performance, animation, assemblage, and photography. Museum

Kelly Baum is the Locks Curatorial Fellow for Contemporary Art at the Princeton
University Art Museum.

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128 Art & Architecture


X anadu to Dadu Exhibition Schedule:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The World of Khubilai Khan 09/21/10–01/02/11
Edited by James C. Y. Watt Published in association with
A fascinating exploration of art and culture during The Metropolitan Museum of Art
the reign of Khubilai Khan and beyond James C. Y. Watt is the Brooke Russell Astor
Chairman of the Department of Asian Art at
In 1215, the year Khubilai Khan (1215–1294) was born, the Mongols The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
made their first major incursion into North China and initiated a
period of extraordinary creativity in the arts that was encouraged by
the confluence of many cultures and ethnic groups. This period
lasted approximately 150 years and had its greatest flowering in the
Yuan dynasty, founded by Khubilai in 1271 and lasting until 1368.
Xanadu to Dadu is a groundbreaking study of the art and culture
produced at this time by the Chinese and by the highly skilled
craftsmen from Western and Central Asia, who were selected for
their abilities and brought together in Northern Chinese workshops,
where they exchanged ideas, styles, and art forms. The works they
produced created a new art style that would influence the arts of
China in all subsequent periods. In the 11 essays included in this
volume, art historians discuss the origins of new art forms, daily life
in Yuan China, in particular at the imperial court and in the capital
cities of Xanadu (Shangdu) and Dadu (Beijing), and the impact on
the arts of the religions practiced at this time, including Buddhism,
Daoism, Christianity, Manichaeism, Hinduism, and Islam. The
essays are accompanied by beautifully reproduced color illustrations
of artworks from Chinese and international collections.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Art & Architecture 129


L’Univers est créé (The Universe Is Created), From the series
Noa Noa, 1894. Woodcut printed in blended shades of
black and brown with touches of watercolor and gouache
in pink, orange, green, blue, and yellow on cream Japanese
paper. 20.6 x 35.6 cm. (8 1⁄16 x 14 1⁄16 in.). The Art Institute of
Chicago, Clarence Buckingham Collection (1948.260). © The
Art Institute of Chicago

Gauguin’s Paradise R emembered Exhibition Schedule:


Princeton University Art Museum
The Noa Noa Prints 09/25/10–01/02/11
Alastair Wright and Calvin Brown Distributed for the Princeton University Art
A groundbreaking look at Gauguin’s revolutionary Noa Museum
Noa woodcuts and the pivotal role they played in his Alastair Wright is University Lecturer
artistic evolution following his first Tahitian voyage in History of Art and a Tutorial Fellow at St.
John’s College, University of Oxford. Calvin
In 1891, Paul Gauguin (1848–1903) traveled to Tahiti in an effort to Brown is Associate Curator of Prints
live simply and to draw inspiration from what he saw as the island’s and Drawings at the Princeton University
exotic native culture. Although the artist was disappointed by the Art Museum.
rapidly westernizing community he encountered, his works from
this period nonetheless celebrate the myth of an untainted Tahitian
idyll, a myth he continued to perpetuate upon his return to Paris. He
created a travel journal entitled Noa Noa (fragrant scent), a largely
fictionalized account that recalled his immersion into the spiritual
world of the South Seas. To illustrate his text, Gauguin turned
for the first time to the woodcut medium, creating a series of ten
dark and brooding prints that he intended to publish alongside his
journal—a publication that was never realized. The woodcuts crys-
tallized important themes from his work and are the focus of this
major new study.
Gauguin’s Paradise Remembered addresses both the artist’s repre-
sentation of Tahiti in the woodcut medium and the impact these
works had on his artistic practice. Through its combined sense of
immediacy (in the apparent directness of the printing process) and
distance (through the mechanical repetition of motifs), the woodcut
offered Gauguin the ideal medium to depict a paradise whose real
attraction lay in its remaining always unattainable. With two insight-
ful essays, this book posits that Gauguin’s Noa Noa prints allowed
him to convey his deeply Symbolist conception of his Tahitian expe-
rience while continuing his experiments with reproductive processes
and other technical innovations that engaged him at the time.

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130 Art & Architecture Princeton University Art Museum


John L a Farge’s Second Paradise
Voyages in the South Seas, 1890–1891
Elisabeth Hodermarsky
With essays by Henry Adams, Elizabeth C. Childs, John
Stuart Gordon, and Anna Arabindan Kesson
A comprehensive new assessment of the South Seas works
of American painter, muralist, and stained-glass artist John
La Farge, published on the 100th anniversary of his death
John La Farge, Sketch of a Fijian Hut. page 27r from the
In 1890, John La Farge (1835–1910) and his close friend, historian sketchbook Tahiti, Fiji & Ceylon, summer 1891. Yale University
Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., Everett V. Meeks, b.a. 1901,
Henry Adams, embarked on a journey to the islands of the South Fund, 2005.64.61.

Pacific, where the artist experienced a period of great creative output.


This book showcases many of the most important oils, watercolors, Exhibition Schedule:
Yale University Art Gallery
and sketches to come out of La Farge’s two-year voyage to the islands 10/19/10–01/02/11
of the Pacific and Indian Oceans and is the first to place the artist’s Addison Gallery of American Art
South Seas work in the broader context of exotic travel by artists and 01/22/11–03/27/11
writers of the 19th century.
Published in association with the Yale
The essays in John La Farge’s Second Paradise explore the artist’s University Art Gallery
reemergence as a plein air landscape painter, his use of the sketch-
Elisabeth Hodermarsky is the Sutphin
book, and his late decorative work, which was reinvigorated by Family Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings,
the experience of light and color he discovered in the South Seas. and Photographs at the Yale University Art
Further discussions examine the prevailing notions of tropical para- Gallery. Henry Adams is professor of art
history at Case Western Reserve University.
dise perpetuated since Captain Cook’s “discovery” of Polynesia in
Elizabeth C. Childs is chair of and
the late 18th century, and offer the first extended comparison of the professor in the Department of Art History and
careers and art of La Farge and Paul Gauguin, who arrived in Tahiti Archaeology at Washington University in Saint
only days after La Farge left in 1891. Featuring many previously Louis. John Stuart Gordon is the
unpublished works, this beautiful book is a major contribution to Benjamin Attmore Hewitt Assistant Curator of
American Decorative Arts at the Yale University
the study of La Farge’s life and art. Art Gallery. Anna Arabindan Kesson
is a graduate student in the History of Art and
African American Studies Departments at
Yale University.

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A rt and Activism
Projects of John and Dominique de Menil
Edited by Laureen Schipsi
Introduction by Josef Helfenstein and Laureen Schipsi
This lavishly illustrated book is the first to examine the significant contribu-
tions of John and Dominique de Menil to art, architecture, film, and the
civil and human rights movements. The de Menils, who moved to Houston
from France in 1941, amassed one of the world’s great private art collections
and became passionately involved in the cause of human rights.
The volume includes a discussion of the building of the de Menils’ art col-
lection; their patronage of modern architecture in Houston; their embrace
of modernism; their leadership in Houston’s civil rights movement and in
human rights projects worldwide; their commissioning of works of art; their
involvement in early film education and documentary filmmaking; and
their establishment of the Rothko Chapel, the Menil Collection, the Cy Distributed for The Menil Collection
Twombly Gallery, the Dan Flavin Installation, and the Byzantine Fresco
Chapel Museum. Vintage photographs, including those taken by Henri
Cartier Bresson and Eve Arnold, previously unpublished correspondence
with artists, and an illustrated chronology all add to this textured tribute to
the de Menils’ extraordinary achievements.
Josef Helfenstein is director of The Menil Collection. Laureen Schipsi is
publisher at The Menil Collection.

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Titian and the Golden Age


of Venetian Painting
Edgar Peters Bowron, Andrew
Butterfield, and Michael Clarke
For the past 65 years, the National Galleries of Scotland has displayed
the acclaimed Bridgewater Collection, one of the world’s most important
groups of Old Master paintings still under private ownership. Consisting
largely of French and Italian works, the collection includes Titian’s Diana
and Actaeon (recently purchased by the National Galleries of Scotland and
the National Gallery of London) and Diana and Callisto, each an undeni-
able masterpiece of the Italian Renaissance.
This catalogue accompanies an unprecedented exhibition of 25 paintings
and drawings from the National Galleries of Scotland. In addition to the
works by Titian, the book features paintings and drawings by Lorenzo Lotto,
Titian, Diana and Actaeon, 1556–59. National Gallery,
Jacopo Bassano, Tintoretto, and Veronese. With special emphasis on the London (NG 6611), and National Galleries of Scotland,
Titian masterpieces, the authors discuss the Bridgewater Collection and its Edinburgh (NG 2839).

long, proud history of bringing Old Master paintings to public view.


Exhibition Schedule:
Edgar Peters Bowron is Audrey Jones Bech Curator of European Art, The The High Museum of Art
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Andrew Butterfield is president of Andrew 10/16/10–01/02/11
Butterfield Fine Arts, a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, and the The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
author of numerous books on Italian Renaissance art. Michael Clarke is director of 02/05/11–05/01/11
the National Galleries of Scotland.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
05/21/11–08/14/11

Distributed for The High Museum of Art,


The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, and The
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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
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132 Art & Architecture


Robert Adams, Clatsop County, Oregon, 1993–2003.
Gelatin silver print. Yale University Art Gallery.

What Can We Believe Where?


Photographs of the American West, 1965–2005
Robert Adams
With an afterword by Joshua Chang and Jock Reynolds
A concise overview of renowned photographer Robert
Adams’s 45-year career chronicling the American West
Since taking up photography in the mid-1960s, Robert Adams (born
1937) has quietly become one of the most influential chroniclers of
the evolving American landscape. Carefully edited by Adams from
a remarkable body of work that spans over four decades, What Can
We Believe Where? Photographs of the American West, 1965–2005
presents a narrative sequence of more than 100 tritone images that Robert Adams, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1968. Gelatin
reveals a steadfast concern for mankind’s increasingly tragic rela- silver print. Yale University Art Gallery.

tionship with the natural world. Adams’s understated yet arresting


Exhibition Schedule:
pictures of the vast Colorado plains, the rapid suburbanization of the Vancouver Art Gallery
Denver and Colorado Springs areas, and the ecological devastation September 2010
of the Pacific Northwest region of the United States register with Denver Art Museum
subtle precision the complex and often fragile beauty of the scenes 2011
they depict. YUAG
2012
The most accessible collection of Adams’s work to date, this com-
Distributed for the Yale University Art Gallery
pact and thought-provoking volume is an essential addition to the
bookshelves of students, photographers, and anyone interested in the Also by Robert Adams:
recent history of the American West and its wider implications. denver
A Photographic Survey of the Metropolitan
Area, 1970–1974
Cloth 978-0-300-14136-8   $50.00
What We Bought: The New World
Scenes from the Denver Metropolitan Area,
1970–1974
Cloth 978-0-300-14963-0   $60.00
Robert Adams lives and works in north-
western Oregon. His art has been the subject
of exhibitions at museums throughout the
United States.

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Meet R embrandt
Life and Work of the Master Painter
Gary Schwartz
Rembrandt was a painter and draftsman of undisputed genius, but what was
he like as a person? The mystery of the moody and inspired Rembrandt
continues to fascinate. Gary Schwartz tells the story of Rembrandt the man,
artist, and legend in lively and accessible language. He introduces us to the
people who inspired the artist: patrons, wives, and lovers, and his son Titus,
who died tragically young. And Schwartz recounts the sorrowful and impov-
erished circumstances of the artist’s last years. Rembrandt’s fascinating art
remains, enriching the biographical details of his life through its subject
matter and its development from the polished sophistication of his early
years in Amsterdam to the deep soul-searching of the late works.
This attractive and accessible book is the ideal introduction for students and
all art lovers. Distributed for the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Gary Schwartz is an independent art historian who has published many authorita-
tive works on Rembrandt. He was awarded the 2009 Prince Bernhard Culture Fund Prize.

October  Art  Paper  978-0-300-16764-1  $19.95


112 pp.  6 x 8 1⁄2  85 illus.  World

The Rothko Chapel


Writings on Art and the Threshold of the Divine
Dominique de Menil
Forewords by Christopher Rothko and Fariha de Menil
Friedrich; Introduction by Emilee Dawn Whitehurst
This elegant collection commemorates the timeless words and inspired
thoughts of Dominique de Menil, a woman whose life’s task was to inspire
a better world. With her husband John, Dominique founded the inter-­
religious Rothko Chapel in Houston in 1971. The de Menils’ dream was for
the Chapel to promote interfaith dialogue, human rights, and the arts. They
famously commissioned the artist Mark Rothko to create a suite of paintings
specifically for the Chapel.
Gathered here is a selection of de Menil’s thought-provoking speeches,
interviews, letters, and other commentaries, beginning with her inaugural
address for the Rothko Chapel and concluding with remarks she offered at Distributed for the Rothko Chapel
a human rights award ceremony in 1997. The writings testify to de Menil’s
profound belief in the transcendent dimension of life and in the motivating
power of the principles of truth and justice. More relevant today than ever,
her visionary ideas seem both prescient and deeply important in the strife-
ridden world of the 21st century.
Dominique de Menil (1908–1997), an American heiress to the Schlumberger
Limited oil-equipment fortune, was devoted to art and human rights. Her legacy includes
the Menil Collection Museum and Rothko Chapel in Houston.

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134 Art & Architecture


Doonesbury and the A rt
of G.B. Trudeau
Brian Walker
An exciting look at the artistic evolution of the iconic style
of Doonesbury on the 40th anniversary of its publication.
Best known for his wry and incisive takes on American life and poli- The Great Doonesbury Sellout, pencil drawing for “Women
of Doonesbury” T-shirts, 1992. Left to right: Boopsie, Honey,
tics, Garry Trudeau is among the world’s most widely read cartoonists. Joanie, J.J., and Lacey.

Trudeau began shaping Doonesbury as an undergraduate contributor


to the Yale Daily News in 1968. Today, the strip is syndicated to a Brian Walker organized the first major
daily readership of nearly 100 million. exhibition of Garry Trudeau’s work, The
Doonesbury Retrospective, at the Museum of
Trudeau’s work has been anthologized before, but this is the first Cartoon Art in 1983. He has served as curator
for more than sixty-five cartoon exhibitions and
book to assess the art of the comic strip and the ways that Trudeau’s has written numerous books on comics includ-
iconic style has evolved over the past four decades. Brian Walker, ing The Comics: The Complete Collection, The
an expert on the history of comics, sheds light on Trudeau’s early Best of Ernie Bushmiller’s Nancy, and Barney
influences as well as on his creative process, from research to pencil Google and Snuffy Smith: 75 Years of an
American Legend.
layouts to finished artwork. In addition to revealing how Doonesbury
is crafted each week, the book also examines Trudeau’s magazine
illustrations, animation drawings, posters, and product designs, as
well as rare and previously unpublished works. Walker’s historical
text is complemented by insightful commentary by Trudeau and his
collaborators, Don Carleton, George Corsillo, and David Stanford,
making this book appealing not only to Doonesbury’s many fans but
also to those looking for an approach to the work of a master comic
strip artist.

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Art & Architecture 135


Exhibition Schedule:
The Jewish Museum, New York
10/31/10–03/27/11
Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles
04/27/11–08/11/11
Contemporary Jewish Museum,
San Francisco
09/16/11–01/15/12
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art,
Wisconsin
02/11/12–05/13/12

Published in association with The Jewish


Museum

Houdini
Art and Magic
Brooke Kamin Rapaport
With contributions by Alan Brinkley, Hasia R. Diner,
Gabriel de Guzman, and Kenneth Silverman
A stunning visual history of the life
and career of Harry Houdini
Born Ehrich Weiss in Budapest, Hungary, Harry Houdini (1874–
1926) was a rabbi’s son who became one of the 20th century’s most
famous performers. His gripping theatrical presentations and heart-
stopping outdoor spectacles attracted unprecedented crowds, and
his talent for self-promotion and provocation captured headlines on
both sides of the Atlantic.
Though Houdini’s work has earned him a place in the cultural pan- Houdini’s Death Defying Mystery, 1908. Poster, approx.
40 x 30 in. (101.6 x 76.2 cm). Harry Ransom Center,
theon, the details of his personal life and public persona are subjects University of Texas at Austin, Harry Houdini Collection.

of equal fascination. His success was both cause for celebration in the Brooke Kamin Rapaport is a curator
Jewish community and testament to his powers of self-­reinvention. In and writer. Alan Brinkley is the Allan
Houdini: Art and Magic, essays on the artist’s life and work are accom- Nevins Professor of History at Columbia
University. Gabriel de Guzman is
panied by interviews with novelist E. L. Doctorow, magician Teller Neubauer Family Foundation Curatorial
(of Penn and Teller), and contemporary artists including Raymond Assistant at The Jewish Museum. Hasia R.
Pettibon and Matthew Barney, documenting Houdini’s evolution Diner is Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg
and influence from the late 19th century to the present. Beautifully Professor of American Jewish History at New
York University. Kenneth Silverman is
illustrated with a range of visual material, including Houdini’s own
professor emeritus at New York University.
diaries, iconic handcuffs, and straitjacket, alongside rare period post-
ers, prints, and photographs, this book brings Houdini—both the
myth and the man—back to life.

October  Art/Biography  Cloth  978-0-300-14684-4  $39.95


288 pp.  7 1⁄2 x 9 3⁄4  157 color + 45 b/w illus.  World

136 Art & Architecture The Jewish Museum


Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand Exhibition Schedule:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Masterworks from The Metropolitan Museum of Art 11/10/10–04/10/11
Malcolm Daniel Published in association with
A selection of photographic treasures The Metropolitan Museum of Art
by three giants of the medium Malcolm Daniel is Curator in Charge
of the Department of Photographs, The
Alfred Stieglitz (1864–1946), Edward Steichen (1879–1973), and Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Paul Strand (1890–1976) are among the most famous photographers
of the 20th century. This handsome volume showcases for the first
time the Metropolitan Museum’s extraordinarily rich holdings of
works by these diverse and groundbreaking masters.
A passionate advocate for photography and modern art promoted
through his “Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession” (also known
as “291”) and his journal Camera Work, Stieglitz was also a pho-
tographer of supreme accomplishment. Featured works by Stieglitz
include portraits, landscapes, city views, and cloud studies, along
with photographs from his composite portrait of Georgia O’Keeffe
(selected by O’Keeffe herself for the Museum). Steichen—perhaps
best known as a fashion photographer, celebrity portraitist, and
MoMA curator—was Stieglitz’s man in Paris, gallery collaborator,
and most talented exemplar of Photo-Secessionist photography. His
three large variant prints of The Flatiron and his moonlit photographs
of Rodin’s Balzac are highlighted here. Marking a pivotal moment
in the course of photography, the final double issue of Camera Work
(1917) was devoted to the young Paul Strand, whose photographs
from 1915–17 treated three principal themes—movement in the
city, abstractions, and street portraits—and pioneered a shift from
the soft-focus Pictorialist aesthetic to the straight approach and
graphic power of an emerging modernism. Represented are Strand’s
rare large platinum prints—most of them unique exhibition prints of
images popularly known only as Camera Work photogravures.
The rarely exhibited photographs gathered in Stieglitz, Steichen,
Strand are among the crown jewels of the Metropolitan’s collection.

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Sheila Hicks 50 Years Exhibition Schedule:
Addison Gallery of American Art
Joan Simon and Whitney Chadwick 11/05/10–02/27/11
Introduction by Susan C. Faxon Institute of Contemporary Art
03/25/11–08/07/11
A comprehensive look at fifty years of work by the Mint Museum of Art
internationally renowned artist Sheila Hicks, who 10/01/11–01/29/12
is celebrated for her cross-disciplinary work Published in association with the Addison
Sheila Hicks (born 1934) is a pioneering artist noted for objects and Gallery of American Art
public commissions whose structures are built of color and fiber. Joan Simon and Whitney Chadwick
This volume accompanies the first major retrospective of Hicks’s are independent scholars. Susan C.
work; it documents the remarkable versatility and dramatically diver- Faxon is curator at the Addison Gallery of
gent scale of her textiles as well as her distinctive use, and surprising American Art.
range, of materials. Hicks deliberately and provocatively engages
what are often considered mutually exclusive domains, rethinking
and pushing the limits of generally accepted contexts, conditions,
and frameworks. These include distinct objects and temporal, perfor-
mative actions; studio works and commissions for public buildings;
and textiles made in artisanal workshops as well as for industrial
production in places as different as Chile, France, Germany, India,
Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Sweden, and the United States.
Three essays analyze the progression of Hicks’s art and technique
and her many modes of working. Among other topics, they exam-
ine the artist’s relationship to the “expanded fields” of the “new
sculpture” and the “new tapestry” beginning in the 1960s, the rec-
lamation of craft as subject and technique for artists in many media,
the integrated influences of international cultures, and the aesthetic,
pedagogical, conceptual, and historical framework from which
Hicks’s work has developed. This publication reveals the full extent
of Hicks’s work, from exquisite miniature weavings to major sculp-
tural pieces to such large-scale commissions as The Four Seasons of
Fuji. Exquisitely designed and lavishly illustrated, this book demon-
strates that Hicks’s pioneering work with textiles has embraced yet
reinvented tradition, successfully navigating the terrain between art,
design, and architecture.

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138 Art & Architecture Addison Gallery of American Art


John Singer Sargent A great-nephew of John Singer Sargent,
Richard Ormond is a Sargent scholar
Figures and Landscapes, 1883–1899 and an art historian. He is the author or
coauthor of books on Sargent, Landseer,
The Complete Paintings Volume 5 Winterhalter, and Lord Leighton, and is
Richard Ormond and Elaine Kilmurray former deputy director of the National Portrait
Gallery, London, and director of the National
The newest volume in the catalogue raisonné, Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Elaine
encompassing Sargent’s lush and seductive outdoor scenes Kilmurray is research director of the
Sargent catalogue raisonné. She lectures inter-
Volume five of the John Singer Sargent catalogue raisonné encom- nationally and has contributed to numerous
books, periodicals, and exhibition catalogues
passes a remarkably productive sixteen-year span when Sargent’s on the artist.
creative energies were expressed in new and exciting aesthetic ven-
tures. The young artist moved from Paris to London and successfully
ignited his career as a portrait painter. His first years in England
included a pastoral interlude during which he experimented with
Impressionist techniques, painting en plein air and producing vibrant
landscape, figure, and flower studies.
Sargent’s lush and seductive outdoor scenes and his concern with
the depiction of light—most fully realized in his exquisite Carnation,
Lily, Lily, Rose—are chronicled in this volume. Of special signifi-
cance is the account of Sargent’s relationship with Claude Monet,
the French Impressionist painter. This includes letters from Sargent
to Monet, most published for the first time. In 1890, Sargent began
work on a commission to execute a mural cycle for the Boston Public
Library. This prompted him to travel to Egypt, Greece, Turkey,
Spain, North Africa, and Italy in search of inspiration. The works
he painted are a testament to his intellectual preoccupations, and
underline his versatility and artistic reach.
Following its predecessors in this series, this beautiful book illustrates
nearly all of the paintings in colour. Each work is documented, with
provenance, exhibition history, and bibliography, and accompanied
by relevant studies and drawings.

November  Art  Cloth  978-0-300-16111-3  $75.00


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Art & Architecture 139


Contemporary British Studio Ceramics
Annie Carlano
In Britain today the output of excellent ceramics seems more eclectic than
elsewhere. This stylish and wide-ranging survey comprises examples of clay
art by one hundred major artists, covering the period from the late 1980s
through 2009. Drawn from the Diane and Marc Grainer Collection, it
includes works by Allison Britton, Edmund de Waal, Kate Malone, Grayson
Perry, Julian Stair, Steve Dixon, and Nick Arroyave-Portela, among oth-
ers. The selection balances functional objects and sculpture; hand-built,
thrown, and molded techniques; varieties of scale and color; and cerebral
and emotional content.
All the ceramics here are rooted in the materiality of clay. The properties
of the raw material, from its soft, malleable texture to the alchemy of slips
and glazes, are at the core of the artists’ passion. And, as the text reveals, the
younger generation is moving into new directions of art practice. Exhibition Schedule:
Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte, NC
Annie Carlano, director of Craft + Design at the Mint Museum of Art, is former
10/01/10–03/13/11
senior curator at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, and department head
and curator of textiles at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Published in association with the Mint
Museum

November  Art  Cloth  978-0-300-16719-1  $45.00


224 pp.  9 x 11 1⁄2  160 color illus.

Michelangelo Pistoletto
From One to Many, 1956–1974
Edited by Carlos Basualdo
With contributions by Carlos Basualdo, Jean-François Chevrier, Claire
Gilman, Gabriele Guercio, Suzanne Penn, and Angela Vettese
One of Europe’s most influential contemporary artists, Michelangelo
Pistoletto (born 1933) has persistently investigated and expanded the role of
the spectator in art since the 1950s through painting, sculpture, and perfor-
mance. His present standing as an inspirational figure among younger artists
is a testament to the innovative vitality that characterizes all his work, from
early paintings and leadership in the Arte Povera movement to his influence
on current participatory artistic practices.
This handsomely illustrated book features works created from 1956 to 1974,
many never exhibited in the United States, as well as a selection of the
artist’s writings. Contributors to the book discuss the context of Pistoletto’s Exhibition Schedule:
art, including the social and artistic climate of Turin and the relationship Philadelphia Museum of Art
between his work and American Pop art, conceptual art, minimalism, and 11/01/10–01/15/11
post-minimalism. Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI
Secolo, Rome
Carlos Basualdo is Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Curator of Contemporary Art at 03/15/11–06/01/11
the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Jean-François Chevrier is a lecturer on the his-
tory of art at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris and an independent Published in association with the
curator. Claire Gilman is a scholar of postwar Italian art. Gabriele Guercio is Philadelphia Museum of Art
the author of Art as Existence: The Artist’s Monograph and Its Project. Suzanne Penn
is Conservator of Paintings at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Angela Vettese is
director of the Fondazione Pomodoro in Milan and the Fondazione Bevilacqua in Venice,
and chair of the Art Department at Università Iuav di Venezia.

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140 Art & Architecture


Paul Thek Exhibition Schedule:
Whitney Museum of American Art
Diver, A Retrospective 10/21/10–01/09/11
Elisabeth Sussman and Lynn Zelevansky Carnegie Museum of Art
With contributions by George Baker, David Breslin, Carol 02/05/11–05/01/11
Hammer Museum
Mancusi-Ungaro, Elenora Nagy, Susanne Neubauer,
05/22/11–09/04/11
Michael Nickel, Scott Rothkopf, and Ann Wilson
Distributed for the Whitney Museum of
A stunning reintroduction of Paul Thek’s trailblazing, American Art
often collaborative work to audiences in the United States
Elisabeth Sussman is Curator and
An American sculptor, painter, and installation artist, Paul Thek Sondra Gilman Curator of Photography at the
(1933—1988) is primarily known for hyper-realistic works of human Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
body parts executed in fleshlike beeswax and for his strongly sym- Lynn Zelevansky is Henry J. Heinz II
Director of the Carnegie Museum of Art,
bolic, room-size installations constructed from transitory materials. Pittsburgh.
A major figure on the 1960s New York art scene, Thek also spent
time in Europe, where he paved the way for artists adopting col-
laborative strategies. Although he gained a large following and was
featured in more than one hundred solo and group exhibitions, the
anti-establishment “artist’s artist” was practically forgotten at the time
of his death.
Major exhibitions abroad and critical attention from younger art-
ists have done much to revive his reputation, and Paul Thek: Diver
expands on those efforts by bringing the artist’s resounding influence
on the art world up to date. Published to accompany Thek’s first ret-
rospective in the United States, this landmark publication includes
nearly 300 chronologically arranged illustrations of sculptures, paint-
ings, prints, and other works featured in the exhibition as well as four
special “in-depth” image sections focusing on key installations, proj-
ects, and pages from the artist’s journals. An extensive selection of
documentary photographs, many never before published, illuminate
Thek’s artistic aesthetic and production process. With a bibliography,
exhibition history, and checklist of works in the exhibition, this over-
due acknowledgment of Thek’s brief, but broad-reaching career will
be the authoritative volume on the artist for years to come.

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Whitney Museum of American Art Art & Architecture 141


Gloria F. Ross and Modern Tapestry
Ann Lane Hedlund
Foreword by Grace Glueck
Gloria F. Ross (1923–1998) described her work as the translation of paint
into wool. She was deeply committed to reinventing the centuries-old art of
tapestry, particularly championing the handmade in contemporary art. This
remarkable book, written by textile scholar Ann Lane Hedlund, draws from
rare unpublished archives to unravel the evolution of Ross’s modern tapes-
tries and to illuminate the significance of her creative partnerships.
Gloria F. Ross and Modern Tapestry features the collaborative work of 28
acclaimed modernist painters and sculptors, including Helen Frankenthaler
(Ross’s sister), Kenneth Noland, and Louise Nevelson, with several dozen
traditional-yet-innovative weavers in France, Scotland, and the Southwestern
United States. Brief biographies of the artists, letters, notes, sketches, and
photographs illustrate the practical and aesthetic challenges that occupied Distributed for the University of Arizona
Gloria Ross for over three decades. Foundation

Ann Lane Hedlund is curator of ethnology at the Arizona State Museum and
professor of anthropology at the University of Arizona, Tucson. She directs the University’s
Gloria F. Ross Tapestry Program. Grace Glueck was an art reporter, editor, and
critic in The New York Times Cultural News Department for more than three decades.

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R ichard H awkins
Lisa Dorin, Ali Subotnick, and George Baker
This stunning book offers an important mid-career retrospective of the
work of American artist Richard Hawkins (born 1961), whose paintings,
collages, and mixed-media pieces are making a crucial contribution to the
contemporary art scene. Color plates present approximately 80 of Hawkins’s
works, representing each stage of his career and including pieces never
before published.
Based in Los Angeles, Hawkins addresses numerous contemporary issues
in his art, especially those related to gender and identity and their connec-
tions to classical antiquity. The authors of the catalogue provide informative
essays on aspects of Hawkins’s work, the development of his vision, and his Richard Hawkins, Dragonfly 2, 2009. Collage with oil and
unique place in the contemporary art world. pencil on paper. Image courtesy of Greene Naftali Gallery,
New York

Lisa Dorin is assistant curator in the Department of Contemporary Art at the Art
Institute of Chicago. Ali Subotnick is a member of the curatorial team at the Exhibition Schedule:
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. George Baker is a well-known art critic and an The Art Institute of Chicago
associate professor of art history at UCLA. 10/22/10–01/16/11
Hammer Museum
02/15/11–04/15/11

Distributed for the Art Institute of Chicago

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160 pp.  9 1⁄2 x 12  130 color illus.  World

142 Art & Architecture


In Giacometti’s Studio Michael Peppiatt is a leading authority
on Giacometti and Francis Bacon. He is
Michael Peppiatt the author of, among many works, Alberto
Giacometti in Postwar Paris and Francis Bacon
A keenly and personally observed record of how a place in the 1950s.
can be so identified with an artist and so evocative of his
life’s work that it becomes his single greatest achievement
This deeply engaging book introduces the reader to the creative
chaos of the tiny Parisian studio of the great sculptor Alberto
Giacometti, from the moment he and his brother, Diego, arrived
in 1927, with all their possessions in a wheelbarrow, until Alberto’s
death in 1966. Michael Peppiatt relates how the artist first worked
there as a member of the Surrealist movement and then how he
gradually made his mark on Paris’s artistic, literary, and intellectual
worlds. After an enforced wartime exile in Geneva in a miserable
hotel, he returned to Paris and to the same broken-down little shed
of a studio behind Montparnasse where he struggled to realize his
pared-down vision of mankind and which became a magnet for
many of the great artists and writers of the time (from Picasso and
Braque to Balthus, from Breton and Genet to Beckett). Peppiatt
prefaces his story with a poignant, personal narrative of how as a
young man he arrived in Paris with an introduction from Francis
Bacon to Giacometti; the encounter was forestalled by the artist’s
very recent death, but Peppiatt instead got to know the key people
in Giacometti’s world. He explains how the studio, now dismantled,
seems to be both Giacometti’s most important artwork, encompass-
ing countless complete or unfinished works, and the archive of years
of struggle. With Giacometti’s death, it became his greatest achieve-
ment, containing as it did the traces of a lifetime’s search for truth.
This vivid exploration of one of the most evocative and influential
spaces in 20th-century art connects us with both a unique career and
an entire, outstanding moment in French culture.

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Art & Architecture 143


Japan Fashion Now Exhibition Schedule:
The Museum at the Fashion Institute of
Valerie Steele with Patricia Mears, Yuniya Technology, New York
Kawamura, and Hiroshi Narumi 09/17/10–01/08/11

A visually stunning exploration of how contemporary Published in association with The Museum at
Japanese fashion and visual culture are the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York
transforming the way we experience our world Valerie Steele is chief curator and direc-
tor of The Museum at the Fashion Institute
Scholars have long acknowledged the significance of the Japanese of Technology. Patricia Mears is deputy
“fashion revolution” of the 1980s, when avant-garde designers director of The Museum at FIT. Yuniya
Issey Miyake, Yohji Yamamoto, and Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Kawamura is associate professor of sociology
Garçons introduced a radically new conception of fashion. But what at FIT. Hiroshi Narumi is associate profes-
sor at the Kyoto University of Art and Design.
has happened in the years since then?
Lavishly illustrated, Japan Fashion Now will be the first book to
explore how Japanese fashion has evolved in recent years. During
this time, Japanese pop culture has swept the world, as young people
everywhere read manga, watch anime, and play video games. Japan
has had a profound impact on global culture, often via new media.
With essays by Valerie Steele (“Is Japan Still the Future?”), Patricia
Mears (“Fashion Revolution”), Hiroshi Narumi (“Japanese Street
Style”), and Yuniya Kawamura (“Japanese Fashion Subcultures”),
Japan Fashion Now explores how the world of fashion has been trans-
formed by contemporary Japanese visual culture.

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Chinese Ceramics ◆◆ The Culture & Civilization of China

From the Paleolithic Period to the Qing Dynasty Li Zhiyan is senior research fellow at the
National Museum of China and former
Edited by Li Zhiyan, Virginia L. Bower, and He Li vice president of the Association of Chinese
Preface by David Ake Sensabaugh; Introductions by Li Zhiyan and Ancient Ceramics. Virginia L. Bower is
Virginia L. Bower; Ding Pengbo, Li Jixian, and Quan Kuishan; an adjunct associate professor at the University
of the Arts, Philadelphia. He Li is associate
Laurie E. Barnes, He Li, Kanazawa Yoh, and William R. Sargent curator of Chinese art, Asian Art Museum of
San Francisco. David Ake Sensabaugh
A lavishly illustrated encyclopedic survey of the history of is the Ruth and Bruce Dayton Curator of Asian
Chinese ceramics from its earliest origins through the Qing Art at the Yale University Art Gallery. Ding
dynasty, showing the grace and grandeur of this art form Pengbo is research fellow at the National
Museum of China. Li Jixian is research
This comprehensive historical review of Chinese ceramics newly fellow at the Chinese Institute of Art and a
excavated discoveries from the Paleolithic era thousands of years ago member of the Chinese Society of Archaeology.
Quan Kuishan is professor at the School of
to the end of the Qing dynasty in 1911. Throughout China’s history Archaeology and Museology, Peking University.
there has been an ongoing practice of invention and innovation in Laurie E. Barnes is Elizabeth B. McGraw
the forms, materials, decorations, and functions of ceramics made in Curator of Chinese Art at the Norton Museum
China, both for the domestic market and for its ever-growing trade of Art. Kanazawa Yoh is a curator at the
Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Tokyo. William R.
with foreign markets. The creation of ceramic ware holds a special Sargent is an independent scholar and cura-
and very important place among the many arts and inventions that tor, and the former curator of Asian export art at
characterize Chinese culture, society, and civilization. the Peabody Essex Museum.

The product of a ten-year collaboration among eminent American,


Chinese, and Japanese scholars, Chinese Ceramics offers a new
perspective in interpreting the oldest and one of the most admired
Chinese art forms, from its technological aspects to its aesthetic
value. The volume includes a chapter on Chinese export ceramics
that delves into Chinese trade activities and ceramic wares made for
export as well as a chapter about the authenticity of Chinese ceram-
ics, discussing issues related to connoisseurship of this Chinese art.
As author He Li writes, “Despite the rich variety of Chinese ceram-
ics around the world, no fully illustrated, photographed survey of
a complete history has been attempted in English. [This volume]
will convey the excitement of encountering these specially chosen
examples for the first time.”

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Hyperlinks Between
A rchitecture and Design
Joseph Rosa and Zoë Ryan
Modern architecture and design were long viewed as separate disciplines,
until practitioners in the mid-20th century began crossing boundaries and
rethinking form and function. This fluid exchange of ideas has led to inno-
vative solutions addressing issues at the heart of contemporary life, ones that
impact the environment, sustainability, technology, politics, personal well-
being, and health and safety.
Matali Crasset, Spring City in Mexico, 2008. Color print on
This handsome catalogue highlights important recent developments that Hahnemühle paper. 29 x 43 cm. Private Collection. Courtesy
have resulted from the intersection of architecture and design. The proj- of the Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris/Salzburg.

ects examined in this book have been produced by an international array


Exhibition Schedule:
of individuals and studios including Jurgen Mayer H., Greg Lynn, Simon The Art Institute of Chicago
Heijdens, M/M (Paris), and Matali Crasset. Whether tackling new solu- 12/11/10–07/20/11
tions to traditional spatial practices, suggesting inventive responses to current
environmental concerns, or dealing with issues that address the collective Distributed for the Art Institute of Chicago
well-being of society, the practitioners who are included in this volume are
at the forefront of a cutting-edge field.
Joseph Rosa is the John H. Bryan Curator and Chair of the Department of
Architecture and Design and Zoë Ryan is the Neville Bryan Curator of Design, both at
the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Christian M arclay
Festival
Whitney Museum of American Art
Christian Marclay (born 1955) explores the fusion of fine art and audio cul-
tures, transforming sounds and music into a visible, physical form through
performance, collage, sculpture, installation, photography, and video.
Published in a 3-volume magazine format, this exhibition catalogue aims to
capture the spontaneity of his process-oriented practice. Although the struc-
ture of the magazines is intentionally loose, there are some themes that each Christian Marclay, Screen Play, 2005. Single-channel
video projection, black and white with color, silent; 29 min.
issue addresses: the first issue historically contextualizes Marclay’s work; the Courtesy the artist.
second addresses his early work and discusses the performances taking place
at the Whitney; and the third looks at his later work and video scores. Exhibition Schedule:
Whitney Museum of American Art
As a whole, Christian Marclay: Festival is a thoughtful and creatively pack- 07/01/10–09/26/10
aged document that captures how this artist’s compelling practice has
evolved over time and continues to expand and develop. Distributed for the Whitney Museum of
American Art

December  Art/Performing Arts 


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146 Art & Architecture


A ndré K ertész Exhibition Schedule:
Jeu de Paume, Paris
Michel Frizot and Annie-Laure Wanaverbecq 09/28/10–02/06/11
Fotomuseum, Winterthur
A comprehensive retrospective of the work of one 02/25/11–05/22/11
of the 20th century’s greatest photographers Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
06/11/11–09/11/11
André Kertész (1894–1985) is one of the most original and cele- National Museum, Budapest
brated of photographers of the 20th century. He was a founder of the 09/30/11–12/31/11
modernist photography that originated in the European avant-garde
Distributed for Editions Hazan, Paris
movements of the 1920s, and although his lifelong unwillingness
to compromise his independence and his creation of “photographic Michel Frizot is Director of Research at
poetry” made him an almost marginal figure for most of his life, his the Centre national de la recherche scientifique,
influence on the development of photography, particularly photo- Paris, and teaches at the École du Louvre.
journalism, during the middle years of the century was profound. Annie-Laure Wanaverbecq is artistic
director of the Maison Doisneau, Gentilly, and
This comprehensive book accompanies a major retrospective exhibi- lectures on the history of photography at the
École du Louvre.
tion of Kertész’s work at Paris’s Jeu de Paume Museum (also visiting
several other European venues including Winterthur, Berlin, and
Budapest). The text is organized around the three main periods of
Kertész’s seventy-year-long career: Budapest, 1914–25; Paris, 1925–
36; and New York, 1936–85. Each section of the text includes an
illustrated historical analysis, a portfolio of works, and notes on
particular elements of Kertész’s style and practice. Many rare vin-
tage and period prints produced under the photographer’s control
are reproduced to highest standards in this beautiful book, reflect-
ing the visual quality of this exceptional body of compelling and
poetic images.

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Art & Architecture 147


John Marin (American 1870–1953), Pine Tree—Small Point,
1926. Watercolor with blotting, black pencil, and charcoal
on moderately thick, slightly textured, off-white wove paper
(trimmed top edge) in original frame; 441 x 556 mm. The Art
Institute of Chicago, Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949.565.

John M arin’s Watercolors


A Medium for Modernism
Martha Tedeschi with Kristi Dahm
With contributions by Ruth Fine and Charles Pietraszewski
A lavishly illustrated exploration of American modernist
John Marin’s watercolors and artistic legacy
American modernist John Marin (1870–1953) worked prolifically in
watercolor, etching, and oil during a career that spanned more than
50 years. It was the medium of watercolor, however, that encour-
aged him in his development of a bold, original style that is both John Marin (American 1870–1953), The Red Sun—Brooklyn
Bridge, 1922. Watercolor with charcoal, with gouache
contemporary and authentically American. Marin’s improvisational and scraping and wiping on ivory watercolor paper;
542 x 665 mm. The Art Institute of Chicago, Alfred Stieglitz
approach to color, paint handling, perspective, and movement situ- Collection, 1949.561R.
ated him as a leading figure in modern art and helped influence the
Abstract Expressionist movement. Exhibition Schedule:
The Art Institute of Chicago
John Marin’s Watercolors is the first book to present the Art Institute 01/22/11–04/17/11
of Chicago’s impressive collection of his works in its entirety, ranging High Museum of Art, Atlanta
from early images rooted in traditional practice to more experimental 06/13/11–09/11/11
compositions. It explores the artist’s working method, his modernist Distributed for the Art Institute of Chicago
vision as it developed through etching and into watercolor, and his
intuitive investigation of the inherent properties of his watercolor Martha Tedeschi is Curator of
Prints and Drawings and Kristi Dahm
to craft a new, avant-garde methodology. The works are organized
is Assistant Conservator of Prints and
chronologically and grouped according to the sites where they were Drawings, both at the Art Institute of Chicago.
painted, including New York City, France and the Tyrol, the Maine Ruth Fine is Curator for Special Projects
coastline, and the New Mexico desert. in Modern Art at the National Gallery
of Art in Washington, D. C. Charles
Marin had a strong regard for the presentation of his watercolors, and Pietraszewski is a Frame Conservation
a section illuminates how he chose frames and mounts for each work. Technician at the Art Institute of Chicago.
The Art Institute’s significant collection of Marin’s original frames
and mounts were bequeathed to the museum, along with some 50
watercolors, by legendary photographer, dealer, and collector Alfred
Stieglitz. Marin’s and Stieglitz’s attitudes toward presentation are
discussed, and the frames are documented with photographic and
written descriptions.

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148 Art & Architecture The Art Institute of Chicago


Venice Exhibition Schedule:
National Gallery London
Canaletto and His Rivals 10/13/10–01/16/11
Charles Beddington National Gallery of Art, Washington
02/20/11–05/30/11
Published to accompany the exhibition at the
Published by National Gallery Company/
National Gallery, London, 13 October 2010–16 Distributed by Yale University Press
January 2011 and at the National Gallery of
Art, Washington, 20 February–30 May 2011 Charles Beddington is an indepen-
dent scholar and art dealer in London. He has
View painting in 18th-century Venice began with the emergence of published and lectured widely on Canaletto
Luca Carlevarijs and ended with the death of Francesco Guardi in and other eighteenth century Italian view paint-
ers. He is the author of Canaletto in England
1793, followed by Napoleon’s invasion and the fall of the Venetian (Yale 2006).
Republic in 1797. In between, a constellation of remarkable painters
captured the city in dazzling pictures that are among the greatest
achievements in 18th-century art. Canaletto may be the artist popu-
larly associated with Venice, but he had many rivals who competed
for commissions, often from foreigners whose patronage was to deter-
mine the later course of Venetian view painting. All the major figures
are represented here—Bellotto, Carlevarijs, Guardi, Joli, Marieschi,
and Vanvitelli—together with fascinating contemporaries such as
Cimaroli and Tironi.
Charles Beddington sets the scene with an overview of the artists
then working in the city, and draws on the latest research and schol-
arship to illuminate the complex stylistic relationships between them.
Succinct, lively biographies for each artist are followed by short intro-
ductions to the works, grouped chronologically by artist. Each painter
saw the same topography with his own unique vision; this beautiful
book demonstrates the varied responses to the cityscape, with its ever-
changing light, as well as to its spectacles and ceremonies.

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National Gallery, London Art & Architecture 149


One Hundred Great Paintings Published by National Gallery Company/
Distributed by Yale University Press
Louise Govier
Louise Govier was formerly Adult
Give the gift of art with this beautifully illustrated Learning Manager at the National Gallery
volume tracing the development of European and is currently the MLA Museums Clore
Leadership Fellow. She has written several
painting over six centuries through one hundred books and films which offer engaging ways
pictures—each significant and by a different artist to explore the National Gallery’s collec-
tion, including The National Gallery: A
The National Gallery in London houses one of the richest collec- Visitor’s Guide.
tions of Western European paintings in the world, ranging from
the 13th to the 20th century. In this beautiful book, one hundred
of the greatest works from the collection, each by a different artist,
are presented in chronological order, and accompanied by a lively,
informative text and full-page color reproductions.
From the earliest—a remnant of an Italian altarpiece dating from
around 1265—to the most recent—Paul Cézanne’s great Bathers,
of about 1894–1905—each painting has been carefully chosen for
the unique significance it holds; whether representing a particu-
lar artist, place or time, or simply for its beauty and the pleasure it
provides to the viewer. The painters featured here include some of
the most famous names in European art—Duccio, Giotto, Dürer,
Holbein, van Eyck, Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael,
Titian, Rubens, Rembrandt, El Greco, Velázquez, Zurbarán, Goya,
Caravaggio, Claude, Poussin, Hogarth, Gainsborough, Reynolds,
Constable, Turner, Courbet, Manet, Monet, Renoir, Degas,
Rousseau, and Van Gogh—and some of the most iconic paint-
ings in the world—The Wilton Diptych, The Arnolfini Portrait, The
Ambassadors, and Sunflowers.
These selected highlights introduce some of the most inspiring
paintings ever made. The reader can dip in to explore individual
paintings, or read from cover to cover for a full survey.

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150 Art & Architecture National Gallery, London


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Scholarly Art & Architecture Books of Interest to


the General Trade

Scholarly Art & Architecture Books of Interest to the General Trade 151
The Visual World of French
Theory, Volume 1
Figurations
Sarah Wilson
This revelatory book focuses on a remarkable series of encounters between
the most prominent French philosophers of the 1960s and 1970s—Sartre,
Deleuze, Bourdieu, and Foucault among them—and the artists of their
times, most particularly the protagonists of the Narrative Figuration move-
ment. Each encounter involved either a mutual engagement or the writing
of critical texts or catalogue prefaces—texts that illuminate not only the work
of the artists but also the production of the philosopher-writer concerned.
Although the protagonists of “French theory” are universally known and
studied, their thought is presented without a sense of contiguity, chronol-
ogy, or context in translation, while the artists with whom they engaged are
virtually unknown outside the French-speaking world. This account restores
the lived context of artistic production. What Bourdieu called “cultural com-
petence” is seen to be essential for these particular philosophers, and Sarah
Wilson shows that it is through them that the figurative art of 1970s France
can be introduced to the audience it deserves.
Sarah Wilson is professor of modern art at the Courtauld Institute of Art, University
of London.

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The Print in Early Modern England


An Historical Oversight
Malcolm Jones
The print repertoire of the 16th and 17th centuries in England has been
neglected historically, and this remarkable book rectifies a major oversight
in the history of English visual art. It provides an iconographic survey of the
single-sheet prints produced during the early modern era and brings to light
significant recent discoveries from this visual storehouse. It publishes many
works for the first time, as well as placing them and those relatively few oth-
ers known to specialists in their cultural context.
This large body of material is treated broadly thematically, and within each
theme, chronologically. Portents and prodigies, the formal moralities and
doctrines of Christianity, the sects of Christianity, visual satire of foreigners
and “others,” domestic political issues, social criticism and gender roles, mar- Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for
riage and sex, as well as numerical series and miscellaneous visual tricks, Studies in British Art
puzzles, and jokes, are all examined. The book concludes by considering
the significance of this wealth of visual material for the cultural history of
England in the early modern era.
Malcolm Jones is senior lecturer, Department of English Language and Linguistics,
University of Sheffield.

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152 Scholarly Art & Architecture Books of Interest to the General Trade
Empire Without End
Antiquities Collections in Renaissance Rome, c. 1350–1527
Kathleen Wren Christian
This lucid and coherent account provides a new overview of the collect-
ing of antiquities in early renaissance Rome, from the time of Petrarch to
the Sack of Rome in 1527. In the early 15th century, when Romans dis-
covered ancient marble sculptures and inscriptions in the ruins, they often
melted them into mortar. A hundred years later, however, antique marbles
had assumed their familiar role as works of art displayed in private collec-
tions. In this important book, the author steps back to examine the “long”
15th century, a critical period in the history of antiquities collecting that has
received scant attention. She examines shifts in the response of artists and
writers to spectacular archaeological discoveries and the new role of collect-
ing antiquities in the public life of Roman elites. The book culminates in
a detailed catalogue of the thirty-six most important antiquities collections
formed before the Sack and brings these vanished sites back to life by using
archival documents, drawings, and descriptions by visitors to clarify the his-
tory and appearance of little-studied collections.
Kathleen Wren Christian is assistant professor, Department of History of Art
and Architecture, University of Pittsburgh.

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Becoming Venetian
Immigrants and the Arts in Early Modern Venice
Blake de Maria
Few, if any, early modern European cities boasted a population as racially,
ethnically, and religiously diverse as Renaissance Venice, from German mer-
chants living in the Fondaco dei Tedeschi to the Jewish inhabitants of the
Ghetto. This fascinating book focuses on the wealthy elite of that immigrant
population. From monumental palaces to pictorial cycles, Blake de Maria
examines the artistic patronage commissioned by and associated with rich
immigrant merchants who relocated to Venice with the aim of becoming
Venetian cittadini, or citizens.
As newcomers to the city, immigrant merchant families had to acquire the
material commodities necessary for everyday life, and the need to establish
an appropriate spiritual identity proved equally pressing. De Maria investi-
gates important aspects of the artistic, commercial, and familial activities of
naturalized citizen families, and considers the communal functions of this
merchant clan, their social identity as naturalized citizens, their contribu-
tions to the fabric of early modern Venice, and their complex relationship
with Venice’s native population. Rich in new material and full of human
interest, the book sheds light on a significant, hitherto little-known sector in
Venetian artistic patronage.
Blake de Maria is assistant professor of art history and director of the Medieval/
Renaissance Studies Program at Santa Clara University.

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Scholarly Art & Architecture Books of Interest to the General Trade 153
Ford M adox Brown
A Catalogue Raisonné
Mary Bennett
Ford Madox Brown (1821–1893) is known predominantly for his close asso-
ciation with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and for his masterpiece, The
Last of England (1852–55), with its poignant imagery of a young emigrant
couple aboard ship taking their last sight of home. Admired by the young
Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Brown was introduced by Rossetti to the artists of the
PRB, an association that confirmed Brown’s interests in outdoor light effects
and led to the glowing palette of his great paintings of the 1850s. His interests
embraced decorative design, and in the 1860s he was a founding member of
the now famous decorating firm of Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co.
This fully illustrated catalogue provides the first complete coverage of all of
Madox Brown’s work (including a section on frame designs contributed by
Lynn Roberts). Drawing on the artist’s diary and largely unpublished corre- Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for
spondence with associates and patrons, Mary Bennett provides a fascinating Studies in British Art
insight into his ideas and practice.
Mary Bennett was formerly Keeper of British Art at the Walker Art Gallery,
Liverpool. She originated three groundbreaking exhibitions in the 1960s on Ford Madox
Brown, John Everett Millais, and William Holman Hunt, creating the present-day interest
in the Pre-Raphaelite circle.

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John Brett
Pre-Raphaelite Landscape Painter
Christiana Payne
Drawing on a wealth of unpublished sketchbooks, journals, and writings,
this essential guide to John Brett (1831–1902) investigates the painter who
was seen as the leader of the Pre-Raphaelite landscape school. In addi-
tion to exploring the familiar early works, including The Val d’Aosta and
Stonebreaker, it provides rich information on his later, less-known coastal
and marine paintings. Brett’s turbulent friendship with John Ruskin is dis-
cussed, as are his relations with his beloved sister, Rosa, and his partner Mary,
with whom he had seven children. His fervent interest in astronomy, his love
of the sea, and his lifelong pursuit of wealth and recognition are all exam-
ined in this reassessment, which concludes with a catalogue raisonné of his
works, prepared by his descendent Charles Brett.
Christiana Payne is a Reader in the History of Art at Oxford Brookes University. She Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for
coedited Prospects for the Nation: Recent Essays in British Landscape, 1750–1880. Studies in British Art

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154 Scholarly Art & Architecture Books of Interest to the General Trade
Contemporary Collecting
The Donna and Howard Stone Collection
James Rondeau and Judith Russi Kirshner
Donna and Howard Stone, two of Chicago’s premier art patrons, have col-
lected works of art in all media for more than 30 years, building one of the
most distinguished private collections of contemporary art in the country.
Much of what they have acquired relates to advanced Minimalism and
Conceptualism in the art of the 1960s and 1970s, and the various kinds of
artistic practices that these movements inspired in contemporary art.
Ellsworth Kelly (American, born 1923), Red Diagonal, 2007.
Contemporary Collecting is a compelling and detailed look at the entire col- Oil on canvas (two joined panels); 214 x 277.8 x 6.7 cm.
lection and highlights pieces included in the exhibit, which features works Collection of Donna and Howard Stone.

by artists Dan Flavin, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt,


Exhibition Schedule:
Gerhard Richter, Robert Ryman, and Franz West. Included in the catalogue
The Art Institute of Chicago
are an introduction to the impressive collection by James Rondeau, an essay 06/25/10–09/19/10
by Judith Russi Kirshner on notable works in the collection, and an in-depth
interview with Donna and Howard Stone about their history as collectors. Distributed for the Art Institute of Chicago

James Rondeau is Frances and Thomas Dittmer Curator and Chair of the
Department of Contemporary Art at the Art Institute of Chicago. Judith Russi
Kirshner is Professor of Art and Design and Professor of Art History, as well as Dean of
the College of Architecture and the Arts, at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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A Decade in Conversation:
A Ten-Year Celebration of The
Bucksbaum Award, 2000–2010
With Interviews with Paul Pfeiffer, Irit Batsry,
Raymond Pettibon, Mark Bradford, and Omer Fast
Chrissie Iles, Christiane Paul,
Carter E. Foster, and Tina Kukielski
Established in 2000 by the Martin Bucksbaum Family Foundation and the
Whitney Museum of American Art, the Bucksbaum Award is presented
biennially to an artist living and working in the U.S. “whose work demon-
strates a singular combination of talent and imagination.”
A Decade in Conversation introduces each of the recipients—video artist
Paul Pfeiffer, who often works with found footage; Irit Batsry, an artist special-
izing in video and installation pieces; Raymond Pettibon, whose acerbic and Distributed for the Whitney Museum of
darkly satirical drawings critique contemporary culture; Mark Bradford, who American Art
specializes in abstract collage work and painting; and Omer Fast, known
for exploring the possibilities of cinema. Featuring interviews with the art-
ists and compelling illustrations and installation views, this book presents
fascinating details about the ways the Bucksbaum award winners are shaping
contemporary art today.
Chrissie Iles is Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Curator, Christiane Paul is Adjunct
Curator of New Media Arts, Carter E. Foster is Curator and Curator of Drawings,
and Tina Kukielski is Senior Curatorial Assistant, all at the Whitney Museum of
American Art.

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Scholarly Art & Architecture Books of Interest to the General Trade 155
Collector without Walls
Norton Simon and His Hunt for the Best
Sara Campbell
The American art collector Norton Simon assembled his astonishing col-
lection of more than 8,000 artworks in just thirty-five years. In 1966, with no
permanent home for the growing collection, Simon created his “museum
without walls” program—lending works to American museums—which
continued until 1974, when his collection was housed in the Norton Simon
Museum in Pasadena, today considered one of the finest museums in the
United States.
This beautiful book gives the history of Simon’s art collection, including the
most interesting acquisitions and deaccessions. It describes Simon’s early life
and business career, chronicles the collection’s development until his last
purchase in 1989, and analyzes the collection and the collector. A fully illus-
trated catalogue of artworks, including those deaccessioned, completes the Distributed for The Norton Simon Art
account. The book draws from the archives of the Norton Simon Museum Foundation
and transcripts of interviews with friends, colleagues, art dealers, and
museum professionals, as well as unpublished writings by Norton Simon.
Sara Campbell is Senior Curator, Norton Simon Museum, and coauthor of, among
other books, Degas in the Norton Simon Museum (2008).

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A rt of the A ncient Near East


A Resource for Educators
Kim Benzel, Sarah Graff, Yelena
Rakic, and Edith W. Watts
This essential guide for educators focuses on the variety of art produced by
the rich and complex cultures that flourished in what today is known as
the Middle East during a vast period between about 8,000 b.c. and 650 a.d.
Included in this box are a publication providing the cultural, archaeological,
and historical contexts for a selection of thirty works of art; curriculum con-
nections, discussion questions, lesson plans, and activities for a range of grade
levels; maps, a chronology, bibliographies, web resources, and a glossary.
These educational materials are made possible by StratREAL Foundation
USA.
Kim Benzel is Associate Curator and Sarah Graff and Yelena Rakic are
Published in association with
Assistant Curators in the Department of Ancient Near Eastern Art, and Edith W.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Watts is Museum Educator in the Department of Education at The Metropolitan
Museum of Art.

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156 Scholarly Art & Architecture Books of Interest to the General Trade
Cloisonné
Chinese Enamels from the Ming and Qing Dynasties
Edited by Béatrice Quette
The technique of applying brilliant enamel ornament to metalwork, known
as cloisonné, reached its peak in China from the fourteenth century on. This
sumptuously illustrated survey, which accompanies an exhibition at the
Bard Graduate Center, situates these remarkable pieces in their context with
a survey of the historical, political and sociological milieu in China during
the period. Research recently undertaken in China and published here for
the first time has resulted in the redating of a number of objects with signifi-
cant implications for the overview of Chinese cloisonné production. Shapes,
functions, pattern, and symbolism in cloisonné objects are all examined and
explored. And the final section of the book reviews the impact of develop-
ments in China on later production in Europe, as well as the acquisition of
cloisonné pieces by the major American museums and private collectors at
the beginning of the twentieth century.
Exhibition Schedule:
Bard Graduate Center, New York
Béatrice Quette is head of education at the Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris. 09/16/10–12/12/10

Published in association with the Bard


Graduate Center

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Ignite the Power of A rt


Advancing Visitor Engagement in Museum Experiences
Bonnie Pitman and Ellen Hirzy
How do visitors like to experience art? What makes for an enriching museum
visit? The Dallas Museum of Art undertook a groundbreaking seven-year
research initiative to answer these questions, examining how people connect
with art and identifying preferences and differing behaviors.
Ignite the Power of Art publishes these findings and provides a new under-
standing of museum visitors. It describes how these studies have been used
to build attendance, enhance exhibits, and develop new programs such as
the Center for Creative Connections, the online Arts Network, and the Late
Nights event series, all at the Dallas Museum of Art. Furthermore, the book
describes how this research, which goes far beyond traditional demographic Distributed for the Dallas Museum of Art
data and analyses, has transformed the Museum, unleashing a profound
change in institutional thinking and paving the way for sustained innovation.
Also included are interviews with community leaders who offer their perspec-
tives and insights on the Dallas Museum of Art’s remarkable revitalization.
Bonnie Pitman is the Eugene McDermott Director at the Dallas Museum of Art
and serves on the Board of American Association of Museums. Ellen Hirzy is an
independent writer and editor for museums, arts organizations, and other nonprofits.

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Byzantium
From Antiquity to the Renaissance
Thomas F. Mathews
With images culled from eleven hundred years of history, this comprehen-
sive survey explores the Byzantine empire’s vast range of artistic splendors that
indelibly informed the art of modern Europe. Renowned scholar Thomas
Mathews emphasizes that the Byzantines’ interest in humanism and paint-
ing the human figure became the essential bridge between classical and
renaissance Europe. Starting with a brief history of Byzantium as a basis for
understanding Byzantine theology and art, he places the empire’s artistic
development within a broad cultural and historical context. Featuring more
than one hundred color plates of mosaics, metalwork, architecture, frescoes
and religious artifacts, as well as maps, diagrams, and a timeline, this defini-
tive work provides a complete yet succinct introduction to the full range of
Byzantine art and iconography.
Thomas F. Mathews is John Langeloth Loeb Professor in the History of Art at New
York University’s Institute of Fine Arts. The author of numerous books on Byzantine
art, including The Clash of Gods, Treasures in Heaven, and The Byzantine Churches of
Istanbul, he is also a contributor to The Glory of Byzantium (Yale).

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A rts of the Pacific Islands


Anne D’Alleva
In this comprehensive survey of the art of the Pacific Islands, including the
Melanesian, Polynesian, Micronesian, and New Guinean traditions, author
Anne D’Alleva explains the significance of these artworks by contextualiz-
ing them within each island’s unique culture and practices. In the process,
D’Alleva examines the biases of both artists and Western viewers, telling an
important history of both people and ideas through a detailed analysis of
sculpture, paintings, textiles, dance, jewelry, and architecture.
As these nations faced alternating periods of isolation, colonization, and con-
tact with each other and the West, their forms of art were drastically altered
to incorporate foreign influences and to develop autonomous identities and
cultural independence. Therefore, their artistic practices explore the inher-
ent tension between tradition and modernity within these communities.
Ranging from the prehistoric period to the modern era, and accompanied
by a timeline, bibliography, and glossary of terms, this book raises important
questions for continued debate and study of the art of the Pacific Rim.
Anne D’Alleva is associate professor of art history and women’s studies at the
University of Connecticut. Her books include Look!: The Fundamentals of Art History;
How to Write Art History; and Methods and Theories of Art History.

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158 Scholarly Art & Architecture Books of Interest to the General Trade
Gray Collection
Seven Centuries of Master Drawings
Edited by Suzanne Folds McCullagh
With an interview by Lawrence Weschler and
a contribution by François Borne
One of America’s foremost art dealers, Richard Gray, and his wife, art his-
torian Mary L. Gray, have amassed an unparalleled collection of paintings,
drawings, and sculpture representing seven hundred years and featuring
more than 115 dynamic and important pieces. Showcased in this stunning
catalogue are Renaissance- and Baroque-era treasures, 19th-century works
by masters such as Delacroix, Degas, and Seurat, and stellar examples by
acclaimed 20th-century artists including Picasso, Matisse, and Miró.
Suzanne Folds McCullagh presents a brief introduction to the collec-
tion, followed by Lawrence Weschler’s interview with Richard and Mary
L. Gray and entries by more than 60 experts on the various pieces of art. Fernand Léger (French, 1881–1955), Mechanical Forms,
1923. Graphite and white gouache on cream wove paper,
French drawings scholar François Borne offers an appreciation of the laid down on tan wove card. 423 x 319 mm, 334 x 328 mm
(mount). Gray Collection. © 2010 Artists Rights Society (ARS),
keen visual sensibilities the couple has brought to the formation of their New York / ADAGP, Paris.
outstanding collection.
Exhibition Schedule:
Suzanne Folds McCullagh is the Anne Vogt Fuller and Marion Titus Searle
The Art Institute of Chicago
Curator of Earlier Prints and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago. Lawrence
09/24/10–01/02/11
Weschler is artistic director of the Chicago Humanities Festival and director of the
New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU. Distributed for the Art Institute of Chicago

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“The Dance Lucas van Leyden (1494–1533) was as important for his age as
around the Rembrandt was for the 17th century. He introduced the Renaissance
G olden Calf” to the Netherlands and was influenced by both Dürer and Raphael.
by Lucas van His paintings are lively, colorful, and full of narrative; his prints are
Leyden refined and playful. The triptych The Dance around the Golden Calf
Jan Piet Filedt Kok (c. 1530) is one of his best-known works, and in this detailed study, Jan
Piet Filedt Kok, the leading expert on Lucas van Leyden, explores the
Distributed for the Rijksmuseum
sources, iconography, narrative, and technique of this remarkable work.
Jan Piet Filedt Kok was senior curator of early Netherlandish painting
at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, until his retirement in 2008. He is also a
professor of workshop practices at the University of Amsterdam.

October  Art
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68 pp.  6 3⁄4 x 9 1⁄2  72 illus.  World

A R eflection The sea, the Dutch landscape, and simple country life were sources
of Holland of inspiration for a group of 19th-century painters who became known
The Best of the as the Hague School. Their work has always been hugely popular.
Hague School in With works by Jacob Maris, Jozef Israëls, Hendrik Willem Mesdag,
the Rijksmuseum Anton Mauve, and many others, the Rijksmuseum owns one of the
Renske Suyver foremost collections of paintings and watercolors of the Hague School.
Distributed for the Rijksmuseum Highlights include Children of the Sea by Israëls and The Truncated
Mill by Maris. The artists of the Hague School rendered their subjects
as realistically as possible while also attempting to express the feelings
that the skies and panoramic views evoked in them. The loose and
personal ways in which the Dutch landscape and the traditional day-
to-day lives of farmers and fishermen were depicted ensure that these
October  Art works are enduringly popular.
Paper  978-0-300-16762-7  $25.00sc
128 pp.  9 5⁄8 x 11 1⁄4  170 illus.  World Renske Suyver is a researcher at the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam.

Scholarly Art & Architecture Books of Interest to the General Trade 159
The Waters of Rome
Aqueducts, Fountains, and the Birth of the Baroque City
Katherine Wentworth Rinne
In this pioneering study of the water infrastructure of Renaissance Rome,
urban historian Katherine Rinne offers a new understanding of how techno-
logical and scientific developments in aqueduct and fountain architecture
helped turn a medieval backwater into the preeminent city of early mod-
ern Europe. Supported by the author’s extensive topographical research,
this book presents a unified vision of the city that links improvements to
public and private water systems with political, religious, and social change.
Between 1560 and 1630, in a spectacular burst of urban renewal, Rome’s
religious and civil authorities sponsored the construction of aqueducts,
private and public fountains for drinking, washing, and industry, and the
magnificent ceremonial fountains that are Rome’s glory. Tying together the
technological, sociopolitical, and artistic questions that faced the designers
during an age of turmoil in which the Catholic Church found its authority
threatened and the infrastructure of the city was in a state of decay, Rinne
shows how these public works projects transformed Rome in a successful
marriage of innovative engineering and strategic urban planning.
Katherine Wentworth Rinne is an urban designer and historian of
Renaissance and baroque architecture and urbanism. She is adjunct professor in the
department of architecture at the California College of the Arts and associate fellow at the
Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia.

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R aw Painting
“The Butcher’s Shop” by Annibale Carracci
C. D. Dickerson III
Born in Bologna, Annibale Carracci (1564–1609) was one of the most rev-
olutionary artists of the late Renaissance. Even before turning twenty, he
rebelled against convention by investing his art with a sense of naturalism
uncommon to paintings of the period. His early painting The Butcher’s Shop,
a cherished work in the Kimbell Art Museum’s collection, marks the begin-
ning of Carracci’s artistic journey and remains one of his most powerfully
naturalistic works.
This fascinating study explores the origins and significance of The Butcher’s
Shop, placing it within the artist’s own career as well as the broader con-
text of Italian painting. Detailing the uniqueness and vitality of Carracci’s
style, C. D. Dickerson emphasizes the remarkable plein-air quality of the
painting and explains how Carracci may have achieved this utterly novel ◆◆ Kimbell Masterpiece Series
effect, though in fact executing the work indoors in his studio. He also sets Distributed for the Kimbell Art Museum
Carracci’s work in the tradition of butcher’s shop paintings in Renaissance
Italy, analyzes the painting in relation to the reality of the occupation at
the time, and investigates where in Bologna such a butcher’s shop might
have stood.
C. D. Dickerson III is curator of European art at the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort
Worth, TX.

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160 Scholarly Art & Architecture Books of Interest to the General Trade
M an, Myth, and Sensual Pleasures
Jan Gossart’s Renaissance
A Catalogue Raisonné
Edited by Maryan W. Ainsworth
With contributions by Maryan W. Ainsworth, Stijn Alsteens,
Nadine M. Orenstein, Ethan Matt Kavaler, Stephanie Schrader,
Lorne Campbell, Peter Klein, Sytske Weidema, and Anna Koopstra
Jan Gossart (ca. 1472–1532) has long been recognized for his pivotal
role in disseminating and transforming the art of antiquity and the Italian
Renaissance style in the North. This catalogue raisonné of the Netherlandish
painter, draftsman, and printmaker is the first major publication on the art-
ist in more than forty years. His achievement is reevaluated here in light
of the many discoveries revealed by recent scholarship and new technical
examination of the paintings. Among the topics discussed are the impact of
Gossart’s trip to Rome; the influence of his patron Philip of Burgundy; his Exhibition Schedule:
simultaneous work in Gothic and new antique modes; the attribution of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
all his extant drawings, including a number of newly found sheets; the first 10/05/10–01/17/11
serious consideration of his prints; and the evolution of his working methods National Gallery, London
and painting techniques. 02/23/11–05/30/11

Maryan W. Ainsworth is a curator in the Department of European Paintings at Published in association with
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Wisdom Embodied
Chinese Buddhist and Daoist Sculpture
in The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Denise Patry Leidy and Donna Strahan
With contributions by Lawrence Becker,
Arianna Gambirasi, Takao Itoh, Mechtild Mertz,
Won Yee Ng, Adriana Rizzo, and Mark Wypyski
The Metropolitan Museum’s collection of Chinese Buddhist and Daoist
sculpture is the largest in the Western world. In this lavish, comprehensive
volume, archaeological discoveries and scientific testing and analysis serve
as the basis for a reassessment of 120 works ranging in date from the 4th to
the 19th century, many of them previously unpublished.
In addition to detailed discussions of fifty masterpieces—a heterogeneous
group including portable shrines carved in wood, elegant bronze icons,
Published in association with
monumental stone representations of the Buddha, colorful glazed-ceramic The Metropolitan Museum of Art
figures, and more—the catalogue presents a groundbreaking study of the
methods used in crafting the sculptures. An introductory essay provides
an indispensable overview of Buddhist iconography and explores the fas-
cinating dialogue between Indian and Chinese culture that underlies the
transmission of Buddhism into China.
Denise Patry Leidy is curator in the Department of Asian Art and Donna
Strahan is conservator in the Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation,
both at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Scholarly Art & Architecture Books of Interest to the General Trade 161
Neo -avant- garde and Postmodern
Postwar Architecture in Britain and Beyond
Edited by Mark Crinson and Claire Zimmerman
The neo-avant-garde and postmodern movements have long been under-
stood in terms of their re-working of modernism and a narrative emphasizing
rupture and new beginnings. Compelling continuities between the two,
especially in postwar Britain, suggest that a new account is needed. This
collection of provocative essays discusses the work of architects and their
associates, including Alice and Peter Smithson, Robert Venturi and Denise
Scott Brown, James Stirling, James Gowan, Eduardo Paolozzi, Leon Krier,
Allan Greenberg, Reyner Banham, and Charles Jencks, and explores why
the debate over postwar modernism was especially vocal in Britain.
Essays by sixteen distinguished scholars examine such topics as Brutalism,
pop architecture, 1950s London, the legacy of Mies van der Rohe, housing,
civic architecture, Italian neo-realism, and changing alignments in theory ◆◆ Studies in British Art
and philosophy of the period. While the essays focus on Britain, they also Distributed for the Yale Center for British Art
look beyond to Brazil, New Zealand, and the United States, expanding the and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in
discussion to include new kinds of internationalization that developed rapidly British Art
in the postwar period and set the stage for architectural developments today.
Mark Crinson is professor of art history at the University of Manchester, UK.
Claire Zimmerman is assistant professor of art history and architecture at the
University of Michigan.

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M asterpieces of Indian A rt at
the A rt Institute of Chicago
Madhuvanti Ghose
Since the late 19th century, the Art Institute of Chicago has amassed a
stunning collection of artwork from India. This beautifully illustrated book
offers the first overview of the museum’s holdings, highlighting some 120
extraordinary pieces, many published here for the first time. These include
early coins, Buddhist art from the Gandharan region, medieval Hindu
sculpture, Mughal paintings, South Indian bronzes, Jaina religious manu-
scripts, Kashmiri shawls, paintings from Rajasthan, colonial textiles, and
20th-century art.
Along with spectacular new photography, the objects are accompanied
by accessible texts that describe their artistic and historic significance.
Organized into thematic sections devoted to different cultures and time
periods, Masterpieces of Indian Art at the Art Institute of Chicago offers not India. Rajasthan, Mewar, Udaipur, attributed to Ghasi (active
c. 1820–36). Maharana Bhim Singh in Procession, c. 1820.
only a survey of a relatively unknown but important collection but also a Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. 60.3 x 44.5 cm.
Everett and Ann McNear Collection, 1975.507.
fascinating overview of Indian art from the 2nd century b.c. to modern times.
Distributed for the Art Institute of Chicago
Madhuvanti Ghose is Alsdorf Associate Curator of Indian, Southeast Asian,
Himalayan, and Islamic Art at the Art Institute of Chicago.

November  Art  Paper  978-0-300-16779-5  $18.95sc


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162 Scholarly Art & Architecture Books of Interest to the General Trade
A merican A rt and Philanthropy
Twenty Years of Collecting at the
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Peter C. Marzio
The American art collection at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, has
grown significantly over the past two decades and reached new heights
with such spectacular recent acquisitions as Albert Bierstadt’s Indians Spear
Fishing and Frank Stella’s Damascus Gate (Stretch Variation III). Along with
showcasing artworks from the colonial period to the present, this beautiful
and inspiring book explores the museum’s mission of collection-building
and how it is exemplified by the generosity of its donors.
American Art and Philanthropy is organized in a chronological fashion and
also emphasizes common visual themes in the collection. The museum’s
many acclaimed special collections are highlighted, including the 1996
Distributed for the Museum of Fine Arts,
acquisition of a large group of works by Jackson Pollock, the 2002 Helen Houston
Williams Drutt Collection of artist-made jewelry, and the 2007 Garth Clark
and Mark Del Vecchio Collection of modern and contemporary ceramics.
Peter C. Marzio is the director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

November  Art  Cloth  978-0-300-16756-6  $75.00sc


456 pp.  9 x 12  250 color illus.  World

Tapestry in the Baroque


New Aspects of Production and Patronage
Edited by Thomas P. Campbell and
Elizabeth A. H. Cleland
This is a follow-up volume to Tapestry in the Baroque: Threads of Splendor,
which was published to accompany the critically acclaimed exhibition
that opened at the Metropolitan Museum in October 2007. It features
essays written by renowned scholars in the field, presenting the results of
detailed research, both exploring the manufacture of tapestries designed
by outstanding artists and woven of costly materials, and casting new light
on the commissioning and collecting of these precious objects during the
17th century.
Thomas P. Campbell is Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. He was for-
merly Curator, Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the Museum.
Elizabeth A. H. Cleland is Assistant Curator, Department of European Sculpture Published in association with
and Decorative Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

November  Art/Decorative Arts  Paper  978-0-300-15514-3  $40.00sc


176 pp.  8 x 10  242 illus.  World

Scholarly Art & Architecture Books of Interest to the General Trade 163
Building – in–Time
From Giotto to Alberti and Modern Oblivion
Marvin Trachtenberg
In pre-modern Europe, the architect built not merely with imagination,
brick, and mortar but with time, using vast quantities of duration as the
means to erect monumental buildings that otherwise would have been
impossible to achieve. Virtually all the great cathedrals of Europe were built
under and by this regime, here given the name “Building–in–Time.” It
places in an entirely new light the major works of pre-modern Italy, from the
Pisa cathedral group to the cathedrals of Milan, Venice, and Siena, and from
the monuments of 14th-century Florence to the new St. Peter’s.
In this illuminating book, Marvin Trachtenberg rewrites the history of medi-
eval and Renaissance architecture in Italy and recasts the turn to modernity
in new terms, those of temporality and its role in architectural theory and
practice. Recovering this lost element of the deep architectural past revises
our view of the present: temporality is not a neutral or secondary factor in
modern architecture culture but a condition that affects all production and
experience of the built environment.
Marvin Trachtenberg is Edith Kitzmiller Professor of Art History, Institute of
Fine Arts, New York University. His books include the prize-winning Dominion of the
Eye: Urbanism, Art, and Power in Early Modern Florence and The Campanile of Florence
Cathedral: “Giotto’s Tower.”

December  Architecture  Cloth  978-0-300-16592-0  $65.00sc


400 pp.  9 x 11  250 b/w illus. + 60 color  World

Impressionist Children
Childhood, Family, and Modern Identity in French Art
Greg M. Thomas
Images of children and families abound in the works of the French
Impressionists, from Claude Monet’s portraits of his young sons to Mary
Cassatt’s endearing images of mother and child. In Impressionist Children,
Greg M. Thomas offers new perspectives on some of the most famous paint-
ings in art history, explaining how they reflect the dominant social, cultural,
and political aspects of Parisian middle-class life in the late 1800s.
Drawing on letters, children’s books, tourist guidebooks, and 19th-century
texts on child development, parenting, and education, Thomas skillfully
demonstrates how childhood became a crucial theme for its embodiment of
adult ideas about childhood, the family, sexuality, work and leisure, national
culture, and, above all, the formation and reproduction of bourgeois iden-
tity. He discusses paintings, prints, drawings, and sculptures by Impressionist
artists and investigates the influence of popular visual culture—fash-
ion, toys, studio photography, and illustrations in books, magazines, and
park guides—on the Impressionists’ conceptualization of childhood and
family relations.
Greg M. Thomas is associate professor and chairman of the department of fine arts at
the University of Hong Kong. He is the author of Art and Ecology in 19th-Century France:
The Landscapes of Théodore Rousseau.

December  Art  Cloth  978-0-300-11285-6  $65.00sc


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164 Scholarly Art & Architecture Books of Interest to the General Trade
Italian Medieval Sculpture
in The Metropolitan Museum
of A rt and The Cloisters
Lisbeth Castelnuovo-Tedesco and Jack Soultanian
This important volume offers a complete overview of the Metropolitan
Museum’s collection of sculpture in various media from all parts of Italy,
ranging in date from the 9th through the 15th century. In 60 entries, the
authors provide thorough descriptions, as well as in-depth art-historical and
technical analyses of each sculpture, including later works in the medieval
style. The catalogue gives a history of the collection and a full bibliography;
it also features more than ­­270 color and 25 black-and-white photographs, as
well as 22 watercolor renderings.
Lisbeth Castelnuovo-Tedesco is Senior Research Consultant, Department
of Medieval Art and The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Jack
Soultanian is a Conservator in the Department of Objects Conservation, The Published in association with
Metropolitan Museum of Art, as well as Adjunct Faculty at the Conservation Center of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, and Conservation Consultant, Villa La
Pietra, Florence.

October  Art  Cloth  978-0-300-14898-5  $75.00sc


376 pp.  9 x 12  25 b/w + 270 color illus.  World

A Closer L ook:
Still Life
Erika Langmuir
What is still life? We are familiar with the objects portrayed but have dif-
ficulty explaining the essence of this popular art form. Erika Langmuir
examines the special fascination of still life, and what distinguishes it from
other categories of painting. She discusses its evolution from the trompe l’oeil
wall paintings of antiquity, through its revival in the age of Caravaggio and
Velázquez, and again in the works of Cézanne and Picasso. Originally pub-
lished as Pocket Guide: Still Life, this eloquent survey benefits from a wider
format, new reproductions and updated references.
Erika Langmuir, OBE, was Head of Education at the National Gallery (1988–1995),
and held the Chair of Art History at the Open University. Other books include The
National Gallery Companion Guide.
◆◆ A Closer Look

Published by National Gallery Company/


Distributed by Yale University Press

October  Art  Paper  978-1-85709-500-5  $15.00sc


96 pp.  5 3⁄4 x 8 1⁄4  90 color illus  World

Scholarly Art & Architecture Books of Interest to the General Trade 165
Survey of A fully illustrated, comprehensive record of London’s medi-
L ondon eval Charterhouse, from its foundation in the 14th century to
The Charterhouse the present day, presented by the Survey of London team. It
Philip Temple includes original research, new photography, and previously
Published for the Paul Mellon unpublished inventories.
Centre for Studies in British Art
Philip Temple is a member of the Survey of London staff within English
Heritage in London.

October  Architecture
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320 pp.  9 1⁄4 x 12  200 color + 100 b/w illus. + maps  World

National The National Gallery Technical Bulletin, first published in


Gallery 1977, has achieved a leading position in the study of the mate-
Technical rials and techniques of painting, and the scientific examination
Bulletin of paintings; it is essential reading for conservators, conservation
Volume 31 scientists, art historians, collectors and curators. Drawing on the
Ashok Roy, combined expertise of curators, scientists and conservators, it
Series Editor brings together a wealth of information about artists’ materials,
practices and techniques.
Volume 31 focuses on works in the collection for which scien-
tific examination has been central to the attribution, including
paintings now, or formerly, attributed to Verrocchio, Giorgione,
Francesco Francia, Perugino, Rembrandt, and Reynolds.

October  Art  Paper  978-1-85709-495-4  $70.00sc


112 pp.  8 1⁄4 x 11 3⁄4  100 color illus.  World

P evsner’s Pevsner’s famous designations E. E. and Perp. are among the


A rchitectural terms clearly explained in this informative glossary drawn from
Glossary the vocabulary of the Buildings of England, Scotland, Wales and
Ireland volumes. And anyone who has wondered how a headstop
relates to a hoodmould or what a squich looks like will find their
understanding and enjoyment of architecture enhanced by knowl-
edge of its components, styles, and ornament.
Many of the entries are supported by line drawings specially
commissioned for the series, and photographic sections pro-
vide an attractive sequence illustrating stylistic developments in
both religious and secular architecture. This clear and practical
primer to looking at all the elements of buildings will enliven any
architectural exploration.
◆◆ Pevsner Architectural Guides

November  Architecture
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100 Dresses, Koda. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117 Bentham, Selected Writings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82
À la rencontre du cinéma français, Berg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 Benzel, Art of the Ancient Near East . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156
Abed, An Introduction to Spoken Standard Arabic . . . . . . . . 81 Berg, À la rencontre du cinéma français . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
Abramowitz, The Disappearing Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 Berliner, The Emperor’s Private Paradise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119
Accessorize!, Mortier. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 Berrin, Olmec . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125
Adam Smith, Phillipson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28–29 Best Technology Writing 2010, The, Dibbell. . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Adams, What Can We Believe Where? . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133 Blair, Too Much to Know . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
Adonis, Adonis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Blake and the Bible, Rowland. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Adonis, Adonis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Blessed and Beautiful, Kiely . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Age of French Impressionism, The, Groom. . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 Blinky Palermo, Buchloh. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118
Ainsworth, Man, Myth, and Sensual Pleasures . . . . . . . . . 161 Bockstoce, Furs and Frontiers in the Far North . . . . . . . . . . 108
Albinson, Thomas Lawrence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Bok, Exploring Happiness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Ali, Treasures of the Earth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 Bourgeois Frontier, The, Gitlin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
Alison, The Surreal House . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 Bowron, Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting . . . 132
Allport, Demobbed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Boyle, Hunter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Ambonese Herbal, Volumes 1–6, The, Rumphius . . . . . . . . . 77 Bradley, The Anthology of Rap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42–43
American Art and Philanthropy, Marzio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 Bradshaw, Elephants on the Edge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94
American Caesars, Hamilton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18–19 Bray, Wetware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Among the Gentiles, Johnson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Brown, Palmerston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
Ancient Community and Economy at Chinchawas, Lau. . . . . . 80 Brunner, Moon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Anderson, Sin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Buchloh, Blinky Palermo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118
André Kertész, Frizot. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147 Building–in–Time, Trachtenberg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164
Andy Warhol, Danto. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Bullen, Hampshire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167
Anthology of Rap, The, Bradley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42–43 Burger, Yale Peruvian Scientific Expedition Collections
Antony and Cleopatra, Goldsworthy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10–11 from Machu Picchu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80

Applebaum, Gulag Voices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Butterfly’s Sisters, Kawaguchi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72

Art and Activism, Schipsi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 Byzantium, Mathews. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158

Art of Ecology, The, Skelly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Calder, Pacific Alliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102

Art of Not Being Governed, The, Scott. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106 Campbell, Collector without Walls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156

Art of the Ancient Near East, Benzel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Campbell, Tapestry in the Baroque . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163

Arts of the Pacific Islands, D’Alleva . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158 Can Poetry Save the Earth?, Felstiner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92

Atlas of the Peninsular War, An, Robertson. . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Capital Affairs, Mort. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

Atlas of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, Eltis. . . . . . . . . . . 50–51 Carlano, Contemporary British Studio Ceramics . . . . . . . . 140

Atmosphere of Heaven, The, Jay. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 Carp, Defiance of the Patriots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

Augustine and the Jews, Fredriksen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89 Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Italian Medieval Sculpture in


The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters . . . . 165
Aurisch, German Impressionist Landscape Painting . . . . . . . 126
Cheerful and Comfortable Faith, A, Winner. . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Bagnoli, Treasures of Heaven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124
Chinati, Stockebrand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121
Banana Tree at the Gate, The, Dove. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
Chinese Ceramics, Li . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145
Barron, Contesting Development . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
Chouairi, Shou fi ma fi? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
Bartalesi-Graf, Voci dal Sud . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
Christen Købke, Jackson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112
Basualdo, Michelangelo Pistoletto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140
Christian, Empire Without End . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153
Battle of Marathon, The, Krentz. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Christian Marclay, Whitney Museum of American Art. . . 146
Bauer, The Death of the Shtetl . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107
Cloisonné, Quette. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157
Baum, Nobody’s Property . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128
Closer Look:
Becoming Venetian, de Maria. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 Still Life, Langmuir. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165
Beddington, Venice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149 Collector without Walls, Campbell. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156
Begley, Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 Complicated Man, A, Takiff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24–25
Behind Closed Doors, Vickery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97 Constitutional Sentiments, Sajó. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
Belonging and Genocide, Kühne. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Contemporary British Studio Ceramics, Carlano. . . . . . . . . 140
Bennett, Ford Madox Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154 Contemporary Collecting, Rondeau. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
Bennison, The Great Caliphs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103

Index 169
Contesting Development, Barron. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Eva Hesse Spectres 1960, McKinnon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
Cowhig, Lidless . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Exploring Happiness, Bok. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Crinson, Neo-avant-garde and Postmodern . . . . . . . . . . . 162 Facts Are Subversive, Garton Ash. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Cruel and Unusual, Cusac. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 Falvey, Medicine at Yale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70
Cuban Fiestas, González Echevarría. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Faulkner and Love, Sensibar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
Cumbria, Hyde. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167 Feiner, Moses Mendelssohn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Cumings, Dominion from Sea to Sea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 Fellman, In the Name of God and Country . . . . . . . . . . . . 106
Cusac, Cruel and Unusual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103 Felstiner, Can Poetry Save the Earth? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92
CYCLOPS, Marinkovic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Findley, Turkey, Islam, Nationalism, and Modernity . . . . . . . 21
D’Alleva, Arts of the Pacific Islands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158 Fires of Faith, Duffy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Daniel, Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 First Strike, Totten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
“Dance around the Golden Calf, The” Ford Madox Brown, Bennett. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154
by Lucas van Leyden, Kok. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159 Ford, The Trouble with City Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Danto, Andy Warhol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 Foster, Seasons of Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Dauber, In the Demon’s Bedroom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79 Francis, Fruitlands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Davis, The Jews of San Nicandro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Fredriksen, Augustine and the Jews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89
de Duve, Genetics of Original Sin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Frizot, André Kertész . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147
de Maria, Becoming Venetian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 Fruitlands, Francis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
de Menil, The Rothko Chapel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134 Fuenteovejuna, de Vega. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
de Tocqueville, Letters from America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Furs and Frontiers in the Far North, Bockstoce . . . . . . . . . . 108
de Vega, Fuenteovejuna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 G. Evelyn Hutchinson and the
Death of the Shtetl, The, Bauer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 Invention of Modern Ecology, Slack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Decade in Conversation: Ten-Year Celebration of Gabriel Metsu, Waiboer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115
The Bucksbaum Award, 2000–2010, A, Iles . . . . . . . . 155 Galileo, Wootton. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Defiance of the Patriots, Carp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Gallipoli, Prior. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
DelFattore, Knowledge in the Making . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Garton Ash, Facts Are Subversive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Demobbed, Allport. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Gates of Hell, The, Lambert. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Designing Tomorrow, Rydell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124 Gauguin’s Paradise Remembered, Wright. . . . . . . . . . . . . 130
Dibbell, The Best Technology Writing 2010 . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Gautier, Selected Lyrics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
Dickerson III, Raw Painting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 Genetics of Original Sin, de Duve. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Dickinson, Outsourcing War and Peace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 Gentile, Giving Voice to Values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–7
Disappearing Center, The, Abramowitz. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107 George Gershwin, Starr . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
Dominion from Sea to Sea, Cumings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 German Impressionist Landscape Painting, Aurisch. . . . . . . 126
Donald Judd, Raskin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120 Ghose, Masterpieces of Indian Art at the
Doonesbury and the Art of G.B. Trudeau, Art Institute of Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162
Walker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46–47, 135 Gilbert, In Ishmael’s House . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–3
Dorin, Richard Hawkins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142 Gitlin, The Bourgeois Frontier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
Douglas, Thinking in Circles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 Giving Voice to Values, Gentile. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6–7
Dove, The Banana Tree at the Gate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Glatstein Chronicles, The, Glatstein. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Duffy, Fires of Faith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 Glatstein, The Glatstein Chronicles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
Duffy, Nature Crime . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Globalization at Risk, Hufbauer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Duncan, How Intelligence Happens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Gloria F. Ross and Modern Tapestry, Hedlund. . . . . . . . . . 142
Durham, The Spirit of the Quakers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Goldsworthy, Antony and Cleopatra . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10–11
Egypt on the Brink, Osman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Goldsworthy, How Rome Fell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
Eidem, The Royal Archives from Tell Leilan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 González Echevarría, Cuban Fiestas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Elephants on the Edge, Bradshaw. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 Gottlieb, Sarah . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14–15
Eltis, Atlas of the Transatlantic Slave Trade . . . . . . . . . . 50–51 Govier, One Hundred Great Paintings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150
Emperor’s Private Paradise, The, Berliner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119 Gray Collection, McCullagh. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159
Empire Without End, Christian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 Great Caliphs, The, Bennison. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
Encyclopedia of New York City, The, Jackson. . . . . . . . . . . 58 Green Intelligence, Wargo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
End of Byzantium, The, Harris. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Greenberg, Turbulence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

170 Index
Gregg, Managing the Mountains . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Jews in the Secret Nazi Reports on Popular Opinion
Greiner, War Without Fronts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 in Germany, 1933–1945, The, Kulka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78

Groom, The Age of French Impressionism . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 Jews of San Nicandro, The, Davis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

Gulag Voices, Applebaum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Joe Louis, Roberts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

Gustav Stickley and the American Arts & Crafts Movement, John Brett, Payne. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154
Tucker. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123 John La Farge’s Second Paradise, Hodermarsky. . . . . . . . .131
Hagège, On the Death and Life of Languages . . . . . . . . . . 107 John Marin’s Watercolors, Tedeschi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148
Hamilton, American Caesars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18–19 John Singer Sargent, Ormond. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139
Hampshire, Bullen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167 Johnson, Among the Gentiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92
Haroutunian-Gordon, Jones, The Print in Early Modern England . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152
Learning to Teach Through Discussion . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Joseph Brodsky, Loseff. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Harris, The End of Byzantium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Josipovici, What Ever Happened to Modernism? . . . . . . . . 22
Hart-Davis, Philip de László . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 Kastor, William Clark’s World . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Haslam, Russia’s Cold War . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Katouzian, The Persians . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
Havana Habit, The, Pérez Firmat. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Kawaguchi, Butterfly’s Sisters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Hedlund, Gloria F. Ross and Modern Tapestry . . . . . . . . . 142 Keller, Learn to Read Greek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
Hell on the Range, Herman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Kern, The Jeffersons at Shadwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Hendrick Avercamp, Roelofs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168 Kiely, Blessed and Beautiful . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Herf, Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World . . . . . . . . . . . 105 King Stephen, King . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Herman, Hell on the Range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 King, King Stephen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Hicks, The Wars of the Roses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 King, Salvador Dalí . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111
Hirsch, Jr., The Making of Americans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Knopf, Theater of the Avant-Garde, 1950–2000 . . . . . . . . . 82
Hodermarsky, John La Farge’s Second Paradise . . . . . . . . 131 Knowledge in the Making, DelFattore. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Hornblum, The Invisible Harry Gold . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Koda, 100 Dresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117
Houdini, Rapaport. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33, 136 Kok, “The Dance around the Golden Calf”
How Intelligence Happens, Duncan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 by Lucas van Leyden . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159
How Rome Fell, Goldsworthy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 Kozlov, Sedition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
How to Read Greek Vases, Mertens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 Krentz, The Battle of Marathon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Hufbauer, Globalization at Risk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Kühne, Belonging and Genocide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
Hull, Neave. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167 Kulka, The Jews in the Secret Nazi Reports on
Hunter, Boyle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 Popular Opinion in Germany, 1933–1945 . . . . . . . . . . . 78

Hyde, Cumbria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167 Kurt Schwitters, Schulz. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127

Hyperlinks Between Architecture and Design, Rosa. . . . . . . 146 Lambert, The Gates of Hell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99

Ignite the Power of Art, Pitman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157 Langmuir, A Closer Look:


Still Life . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165
Iles, A Decade in Conversation: A Ten-Year Celebration of
The Bucksbaum Award, 2000–2010 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155 Lastowka, Virtual Justice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

Impressionist Children, Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 Lau, Ancient Community and Economy at Chinchawas . . . . . 80

In Giacometti’s Studio, Peppiatt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143 Learn to Read Greek, Keller. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80

In Ishmael’s House, Gilbert. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2–3 Learning to Teach Through Discussion,


Haroutunian-Gordon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108
In the Demon’s Bedroom, Dauber . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
Ledbetter, Unwarranted Influence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
In the Name of God and Country, Fellman. . . . . . . . . . . . 106
Leidy, Wisdom Embodied . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161
Introduction to Spoken Standard Arabic, An, Abed. . . . . . . . 81
Lenin’s Jewish Question, Petrovsky-Shtern . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Invisible Harry Gold, The, Hornblum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Leo Tolstoy and the Alibi of Narrative, Weir. . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
Islanders, Thomas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Letters from America, de Tocqueville. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Italian Medieval Sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum
of Art and The Cloisters, Castelnuovo-Tedesco. . . . . . 165 Levi, Mozart and the Nazis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74

Jackson, Christen Købke . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112 Levine, A Living Man from Africa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71

Jackson, The Encyclopedia of New York City . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Li, Chinese Ceramics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145

Japan Fashion Now, Steele . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 Lidless, Cowhig. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Jay, The Atmosphere of Heaven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 Link, Jenseits der Stille . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81

Jeffersons at Shadwell, The, Kern. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Living Man from Africa, A, Levine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71

Jenseits der Stille, Link. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 Loseff, Joseph Brodsky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59

Index 171
Madonna of 115th Street, The, Orsi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Paul Thek, Sussman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141
Making of Americans, The, Hirsch, Jr.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Payne, John Brett . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154
Malcolm, Peter’s War . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 Peppiatt, In Giacometti’s Studio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143
Man, Myth, and Sensual Pleasures, Ainsworth . . . . . . . . . 161 Pérez Firmat, The Havana Habit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Managing the Mountains, Gregg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Persians, The, Katouzian . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103
Marinkovic, CYCLOPS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Petah Coyne, Markonish. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116
Mark, Unfinished Revolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Peter’s War, Malcolm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98
Markonish, Petah Coyne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 Petrovsky-Shtern, Lenin’s Jewish Question . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Marks, Sexual Chemistry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 Pevsner, Pevsner’s Architectural Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166
Marzio, American Art and Philanthropy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 Pevsner’s Architectural Glossary, Pevsner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166
Master and His Emissary, The, McGilchrist. . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 Philip de László, Hart-Davis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112
Masterpieces of Indian Art at the Art Institute of Chicago, Phillipson, Adam Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28–29
Ghose. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162 Pitman, Ignite the Power of Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157
Mathews, Byzantium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158 Plumes, Stein . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
McCullagh, Gray Collection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159 Potter, Tenor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
McGilchrist, The Master and His Emissary . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 Print in Early Modern England, The, Jones. . . . . . . . . . . . . 152
McKinnon, Eva Hesse Spectres 1960 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114 Prior, Gallipoli . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
Medicine at Yale, Falvey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Question of Command, A, Moyar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
Meet Rembrandt, Schwartz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134 Quette, Cloisonné . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157
Mertens, How to Read Greek Vases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 Rahe, Montesquieu and the Logic of Liberty . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Michelangelo Pistoletto, Basualdo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 Rapaport, Houdini . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33, 136
Michelangelo’s Finger, Tallis. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Raskin, Donald Judd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120
Mikics, Who Was Jacques Derrida? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Ravel, Nichols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
Modernism in Crisis, Vidler. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 Raw Painting, Dickerson III. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160
Montesquieu and the Logic of Liberty, Rahe. . . . . . . . . . . . 102 Reflection of Holland, A, Suyver. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159
Moon, Brunner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Representing Justice, Resnik. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
Mort, Capital Affairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Resnik, Representing Justice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
Mortier, Accessorize! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113 Richard Hawkins, Dorin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142
Moses Mendelssohn, Feiner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Rinne, The Waters of Rome . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160
Moyar, A Question of Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96 Roberts, Joe Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Mozart and the Nazis, Levi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Robertson, An Atlas of the Peninsular War . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
National Gallery Technical Bulletin, Roy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166 Roelofs, Hendrick Avercamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
Nature Crime, Duffy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Rogers, The Network Is Your Customer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63
Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World, Herf . . . . . . . . . . . 105 Rondeau, Contemporary Collecting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
Neave, Hull . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167 Rosa, Hyperlinks Between Architecture and Design . . . . . . . 146
Neo-avant-garde and Postmodern, Crinson. . . . . . . . . . . . 162 Rothberg, Yale French Studies, Number 118⁄119 . . . . . . . . . 79
Network Is Your Customer, The, Rogers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Rothko Chapel, The, de Menil. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134
Neumann, The Structure of Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 Rowland, Blake and the Bible . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Nichols, Ravel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Roy, National Gallery Technical Bulletin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166
Nobody’s Property, Baum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 Royal Archives from Tell Leilan, The, Eidem. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
Olmec, Berrin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 Rumphius, The Ambonese Herbal, Volumes 1–6 . . . . . . . . . 77
On the Death and Life of Languages, Hagège. . . . . . . . . . 107 Russia’s Cold War, Haslam. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
On the Most Ancient Wisdom of the Italians, Vico. . . . . . . . 79 Rydell, Designing Tomorrow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124
One Hundred Great Paintings, Govier. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 150 Sajó, Constitutional Sentiments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
One Nation Under Contract, Stanger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 Salvador Dalí, King. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111
Ormond, John Singer Sargent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 Salvato, Uncloseting Drama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
Orsi, The Madonna of 115th Street . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Sarah, Gottlieb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14–15
Osman, Egypt on the Brink . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Schipsi, Art and Activism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132
Outsourcing War and Peace, Dickinson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 Schulz, Kurt Schwitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127
Pacific Alliance, Calder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 Schwartz, Meet Rembrandt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134
Palmerston, Brown. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Scott, The Art of Not Being Governed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106

172 Index
Seasons of Life, Foster. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 Tucker, Gustav Stickley and the American Arts & Crafts
Sedition, Kozlov. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Movement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123

Selected Lyrics, Gautier. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Turbulence, Greenberg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67

Selected Writings, Bentham . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Turkey, Islam, Nationalism, and Modernity, Findley. . . . . . . . 21

Sensibar, Faulkner and Love . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 Tutankhamun’s Funeral, Winlock. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168

Settlement, Nesting Territories and Conflicting Uncloseting Drama, Salvato. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79


Legal Systems in a Micmac Community, Strouthes . . . . . 80 Unfinished Revolution, Mark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
Settlers, The, Taub. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75 Unwarranted Influence, Ledbetter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
Sexual Chemistry, Marks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 Venice, Beddington. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
Sheila Hicks 50 Years, Simon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 Vickery, Behind Closed Doors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
Shou fi ma fi?, Chouairi. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 Vico, On the Most Ancient Wisdom of the Italians . . . . . . . . 79
Simon, Sheila Hicks 50 Years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 Vidler, Modernism in Crisis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122
Sin, Anderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85 Virgin Warrior, The, Taylor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
Skelly, The Art of Ecology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 Virtual Justice, Lastowka. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Slack, G. Evelyn Hutchinson and the Invention of Visual World of French Theory, Volume 1, The, Wilson . . . . 152
Modern Ecology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 Voci dal Sud, Bartalesi-Graf. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81
Spirit of the Quakers, The, Durham. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Waiboer, Gabriel Metsu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115
Stanger, One Nation Under Contract . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 Walker, Doonesbury and the
Starr, George Gershwin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Art of G.B. Trudeau . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46–47, 135
Steele, Japan Fashion Now . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 War Without Fronts, Greiner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
Stein, Plumes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104 Wargo, Green Intelligence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand, Daniel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 Wars of the Roses, The, Hicks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Stockebrand, Chinati . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 Waters of Rome, The, Rinne . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160
Strouthes, Settlement, Nesting Territories and Watt, Xanadu to Dadu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129
Conflicting Legal Systems in a Micmac Community . . . . . 80 Weir, Leo Tolstoy and the Alibi of Narrative . . . . . . . . . . . . 79
Structure of Light, The, Neumann . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 Wetware, Bray. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Surreal House, The, Alison. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110
What Can We Believe Where?, Adams. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133
Survey of London, Temple. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166
What Ever Happened to Modernism?, Josipovici. . . . . . . . 22
Sussman, Paul Thek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141
Whitney Museum of American Art, Christian Marclay . . 146
Suyver, A Reflection of Holland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159
Who Was Jacques Derrida?, Mikics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
Takiff, A Complicated Man . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24–25
Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters, Begley. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91
Tallis, Michelangelo’s Finger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Wiesel, Young Voices Against Indifference . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Tapestry in the Baroque, Campbell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163
William Clark’s World, Kastor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Taub, The Settlers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Wilson, The Visual World of French Theory, Volume 1 . . . . 152
Taylor, The Virgin Warrior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84
Winlock, Tutankhamun’s Funeral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
Tedeschi, John Marin’s Watercolors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148
Winner, A Cheerful and Comfortable Faith . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Temple, Survey of London . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166
Wisdom Embodied, Leidy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161
Tenor, Potter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105
Wootton, Galileo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Theater of the Avant-Garde, 1950–2000, Knopf. . . . . . . . . 82
Wright, Gauguin’s Paradise Remembered . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130
Thinking in Circles, Douglas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
Xanadu to Dadu, Watt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129
Thomas Lawrence, Albinson. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126
Yale French Studies, Number 118⁄119, Rothberg. . . . . . . . . 79
Thomas, Impressionist Children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164
Yale Peruvian Scientific Expedition Collections from Machu
Thomas, Islanders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Picchu, Burger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
Thomson, The Young Charles Darwin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 Young Charles Darwin, The, Thomson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90
Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting, Bowron. . . 132 Young Voices Against Indifference, Wiesel. . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Too Much to Know, Blair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
Totten, First Strike . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Trachtenberg, Building–in–Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164
Treasures of Heaven, Bagnoli . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124
Treasures of the Earth, Ali . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Trouble with City Planning, The, Ford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

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