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Interpreting Environments: Tradition, Deconstruction,  Hermeneutics

by Robert Mugerauer

In this pioneering book, Robert Mugerauer seeks to make deconstruction and hermeneutics accessible to people in the environmental disciplines, including architecture, planning, urban studies, environmental studies,...


Mayor for a New America

by Thomas M. Menino & Jack Beatty

A revealing memoir by Boston’s beloved five-term mayor, explaining the power behind Boston’s success and lessons for the Washington power brokers


Terminal Bar: A Photographic Record of New York's Most Notorious Watering Hole

by Stefan Nadelman & Sheldon Nadelman

In 1972 Shelly Nadelman began a ten-year run bartending at one of New York City's most notorious dives: the Terminal Bar, located across the street from the Port Authority Bus Terminal near Times Square. For...


Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War

by James Risen

War corrupts. Endless war corrupts absolutely.

Ever since 9/11 America has fought an endless war on terror, seeking enemies everywhere and never promising peace. In Pay Any Price, James Risen reveals an extraordinary...


The First Lady of Radio: Eleanor Roosevelt's Historic Broadcasts

by Stephen Drury Smith & Blanche Wiesen Cook

On the afternoon of December 7, 1941, as a stunned nation gathered around the radio to hear the latest about Pearl Harbor, Eleanor Roosevelt was preparing for her weekly Sunday evening national radio program....


The United States of Paranoia

by Jesse Walker

A history of America's demons

1693: Cotton Mather suggests that the spirits attacking Salem are allied with the colony's human enemies. At their "Cheef Witch-meetings," he writes, "there has been present some...


Storm Surge

by Adam Sobel

Was Sandy a freak of nature, or the new normal?

On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy reached the shores of the northeastern United States to become one of the most destructive storms in history. But was Sandy...


The Chain

by Ted Genoways

A harrowing investigation of the tortuous path our food products take—from slaughter to Spam

On the production line in American packing-houses, there is one cardinal rule: the chain never slows. Under pressure...


Rhetorical Touch: Disability, Identification, Haptics

by Shannon Walters & Thomas W. Benson

Rhetorical Touch argues for an understanding of touch as a rhetorical art by approaching the sense of touch through the kinds of bodies and minds that rhetorical history and theory have tended to exclude. In...


The Great Rebalancing: Trade, Conflict, and the Perilous Road Ahead for the World Economy

by Michael Pettis

China’s economic growth is sputtering, the Euro is under threat, and the United States is combating serious trade disadvantages. Another Great Depression? Not quite. Noted economist and China expert Michael...


Clipper Ships and the Golden Age of Sail

by Sam Jefferson

In the era of commercial sail, clipper ships were the ultimate expression of speed and grace. Racing out to the gold fields of America and Australia, and breaking speed records carrying tea back from China,...


Engaging Enemies: Hayek and the left

by Simon Griffiths

Engaging Enemies examines responses of the British left to Friedrich Hayek, one of the gurus of Thatcherism, and attempts to rethink socialism in response to neoliberalism.


Deconstructing Brad Pitt

by Christopher Schaberg & Robert Bennett

The reactions evoked by images of and stories about Brad Pitt are many and wide-ranging: while one person might swoon or exclaim, another rolls his eyes or groans. How a single figure provokes such strong, often...


Eurafrica: The Untold History of European Integration and Colonialism

by Peo Hansen & Stefan Jonsson

Drawn from the political project Eurafrica, this book highlights the process of Europena integrations, African decolonization and the current conflictual relationship between Europe and Africa.


Postcolonial Piracy: Media Distribution and Cultural Production in the Global South

by Lars Eckstein & Anja Schwarz

Across the global South, new media technologies have brought about new forms of cultural production, distribution and reception. The spread of cassette recorders in the 1970s; the introduction of analogue and...


Transgression and the Inexistent: A Philosophical Vocabulary

by Mehdi Belhaj Kacem & P. Burcu Yalim

A contemporary philosopher of Tunisian origin, Mehdi Belhaj Kacem is here published in English for the first time. His new book, Transgression and the Inexistent: A Philosophical Vocabulary, is a comprehensive...


The Tomb of Tutankhamun: Volume 3: The Annexe and Treasury

by Howard Carter

The discovery of the resting place of the great Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun [Tut.ankh.Amen] in November 1922 by Howard Carter and the fifth Earl of Carnarvon was the greatest archaeological find the world had...


The Tomb of Tutankhamun: Volume 1: Search, Discovery and Clearance of the Antechamber

by Howard Carter

The discovery of the resting place of the great Egyptian King Tutankhamun [Tut.ankh.Amen] in November 1922 by Howard Carter and the fifth Earl of Carnarvon was the greatest archaeological find the world had...


The Tomb of Tutankhamun: Volume 2: The Burial Chamber

by Howard Carter

The discovery of the resting place of the great Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun [Tut.ankh.Amen] in November 1922 by Howard Carter and the fifth Earl of Carnarvon was the greatest archaeological find the world had...


The Universal Exception

by Slavoj Žižek, Rex Butler & Scott Stephens

Slavoj �i�ek is one of the world's foremost cultural commentators: a prolific writer and thinker, whose adventurous, unorthodox and wide-ranging writings have won him a unique place as one of the most high...