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Fruits of the Cross

by Robert L. Kendrick University of California Press (November 13, 2018)

In this first detailed study of seventeenth-century sepolcri, semi-staged sacred operas performed on Holy Thursday and Good Friday, Robert L. Kendrick delves into the political and artistic world of Hapsburg...


Rethinking Homework, 2nd Edition

by Cathy Vatterott ASCD (September 25, 2018)

In this updated edition, Cathy Vatterott examines the role homework has played in the culture of schooling over the years; how such factors as family life, the media, and "homework gap" issues based on shifting...


Cooking with Scraps

by Lindsay-Jean Hard Workman Publishing Company (October 30, 2018)

“A whole new way to celebrate ingredients that have long been wasted. Lindsay-Jean is a master of efficiency and we’re inspired to follow her lead!” 

—Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, cofounders of...


Catching Contentment

by Liz Carter IVP (November 15, 2018)

If anyone has a right to feel angry with life, then the author is a strong candidate. Having battled with lung disease from a young age, suffered at the hands of bullies, and, reluctantly, given up her much-loved...


They Called Us Love

by Deborah Meroff SPCK (October 18, 2018)

April Holden was told Africa would lead to her death. She went anyway.

Despite chronic health problems, she was accepted by a mission, which sent her initially to Egypt. Then she seized the chance to move to...


Haunted by Christ

by Richard Harries SPCK (September 20, 2018)

W. H. Auden, T. S. Eliot, William Golding, Elizabeth Jennings, C. S. Lewis, Flannery O’Connor, Stevie Smith . . . These are some of the great poets and novelists whose struggles with faith find expression...


Religion Hurts

by John Bowker SPCK (October 18, 2018)

The world contains a bewildering variety of religions, each containing an equally bewildering variety of practices and beliefs.

How have religions developed and become so widespread? Why do they matter so much...


Vertigo and Dizziness

by Jaydip Ray Sheldon Press (September 20, 2018)

Vertigo and dizziness are extremely common, and cause a great deal of worry and distress. Symptoms may include nausea, tinnitus, hearing loss, blurred vision, confusion, raised temperature and fever. Many people...


The Frog Whisperer

by Lisa Cuchara & Tom Cuchara Amherst Media (July 15, 2018)

Biomedical sciences professor Lisa Cuchara fell head-over-heels in love with frogs the first time she and her photographer husband Tom were invited to photograph a red-eyed tree frog. Before long, the couple...


Rescue Cats

by Susannah Maynard Amherst Media (June 15, 2018)

Award-winning photographer Tracy Sweeney presents a joyous celebration of children. The author has artfully crafted a collection of whimsical images of children in play and reverie. Join her in exploring the...


Lives in Transit

by Wendy A. Vogt University of California Press (November 06, 2018)

Lives in Transit chronicles the dangerous journeys of Central American migrants in transit through Mexico. Drawing on fieldwork in humanitarian aid shelters and other key sites, the book examines the multiple...


The Times Great War Letters: Correspondence during the First World War

by James Owen & Samantha Wyndham Times Books (November 15, 2018)

Selection of more than 300 letters published by The Times newspaper between 1914 and 1918, as its readers and the nation alike endured the ordeal of the First World War.

Much of the correspondence relates to...


Lion's Fire Sticks (Level 5)

by Traditional San story African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

In the beginning of time only the lion had the power of fire, using his fire sticks. The other animals and people decide they also want the benefits of fire, and make plans to steal the fire sticks.


Hyena and Raven

by Ann Nduku African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Hyena wants to know what the white mark is at the back of Raven’s neck. On hearing that it is meat, he also wants to be able to fly into the clouds to get this 'meat'. He succeeds in flying, but it doesn't...


Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement

by Judith B. Tankard Timber Press (November 27, 2018)

“The ever-alluring Arts and Crafts garden…is profoundly relevant to our 21st-century needs.” —Sam Watters, author of Gardens for a Beautiful America

In Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement, landscape...


I Am a Filipino

by Nicole Ponseca & Miguel Trinidad Artisan (November 06, 2018)

Named a New York Times Best Cookbook of Fall 2018

Filipino food is having its moment. Sour, sweet, funky, fatty, bright, rich, tangy, bold—no wonder adventurous eaters consider Filipino food the next big thing...


Customized Forms of Kurdishness in Turkey

by Ceren Şengül Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

The discussions on Kurds of Turkey mostly refer to them as if they are one homogeneous group, with different forms of being Kurdish mostly overlooked. Yet, Kurds have been scattered all across Turkey; they differ...


Peirce and Religion

by Roger Ward Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

Charles Sanders Peirce is one of the most original voices in American philosophy. His scientific career and his goal of proving scientific logic provide rich material for philosophical development. Peirce was...


Language Rights and the Law in the United States and Its Territories

by Eduardo Faingold Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

This book analyzes the language policies that result from the promulgation of linguistic rights in the constitutions and statutes of the United States and its territories. The United States is a nation in which...


Aristotle on the Nature of Analogy

by Eric Schumacher Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

Focusing primarily on Aristotle’s Physics Alpha, an attempt is made to establish the structure and significance of the Aristotelian analogy. Traditionally, the concept of analogy in Aristotle has been treated...


Music Wars

by John C. Hajduk Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

In the mid-twentieth century, certain elements of the American popular music industry (publishers, recording companies, and broadcasters) began to redefine their product as something more than mere entertainment....


Lost Childhoods

by Michaela Soyer University of California Press (November 20, 2018)

Lost Childhoods focuses on the life-course histories of 30 young men serving time in the Pennsylvania adult prison system for crimes they committed when they were minors. The narratives of these young men, their...


The Rhetoric of Pope Francis

by Christopher J. Oldenburg Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

What is it about the rhetoric of one the most influential and powerful religious leaders in the world and in history—Pope Francis—that is so engaging and yet so challenging to the Church writ large, the...


How the Neoliberalization of Academia Leads to Thoughtlessness

by Justin Pack Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

Universities across the US have committed to a process of neoliberalization that is radically altering higher education: academia is increasingly being run like a business. As a result, the university is becoming...


James Ellroy and Voyeur Fiction

by Nathan Ashman Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

James Ellroy is an acclaimed yet controversial popular novelist. Since the publication of his first novel Brown’s Requiem in 1981, Ellroy’s eccentric “Demon Dog” persona and his highly stylized, often...


Reviving the Social Compact

by Naomi Zack & Ruth Sample Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 24, 2018)

Naomi Zack’s Reviving the Social Compact:Inclusive Citizenship in an Age of Extreme Politics addresses current political and social upheaval and distress with new concepts for the relationship between citizens...


When the Big Blue Bus Was Late

by Mecelin Kakoro African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

Bubu and his mother are waiting for the big blue bus to take them to town.


Abebech, the Female Bajaj Driver

by Dawit Girma African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

This is a story that challenges the common belief that in society, certain jobs are meant only for a particular gender.


A New History of Kentucky

by James C. Klotter & Craig Thompson Friend The University Press of Kentucky (October 22, 2018)

When originally published, A New History of Kentucky provided a comprehensive study of the Commonwealth, bringing it to life by revealing the many faces, deep traditions, and historical milestones of the state....


Speaking of Evil

by Matthew Boedy Lexington Books (November 30, 2018)

Rhetoric and the Responsibility to and for Language: Speaking of Evil relocates the “problem of evil”— the question of why God would allow for the existence of evil—and surveys it as a rhetorical problem....


A Phenomenology of Langerian Mindfulness

by Sayyed Mohsen Fatemi Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

While making a distinction between meditation-based mindfulness and Langerian mindfulness, Sayyed Mohsen Fatemi The Phenomenological Psychology of Mindfulness illustrates the components of Langerian phenomenology...


Social Media Tools for Learning

by Kathryn Wozniak & Daniel R. Tomal Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2018)

This CHOICE award-winning author has teamed up with a national, education technology and social media expert to write a comprehensive book on social media for classroom and online learning for educators and...


The Sins of Legislators

by Herbert Spencer Lm Publishers (November 27, 2018)

Be it or be it not true that man is "shapen in iniquity" and conceived in sin, it is unquestionably true that Government is begotten of aggression and by aggression. In small, undeveloped societies where for...


Keeper and His Special Nursery

by Ursula Nafula, Nina Orange African Storybook Initiative (September 30, 2018)

A story about rescued baby animals arriving at a nursery for orphans. These little animals are nursed and looked after by a special person and his team of helpers.


The Life and Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius

by George Long Lm Publishers (November 26, 2018)

This book deals with the works and the life of the great emperor and stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelus. He was the last of the Five Good Emperors of Roman Empire. He is known as one of the most important Stoic...


Philosophy of Recreation

by Benjamin W. Richardson & George J. Romanes Lm Publishers (November 26, 2018)

In all places of the civilized world, and in all classes, the struggle for existence is now more keen than ever it has been during the history. Everywhere men, and women, and children are living at a pressure...


Shakespeare and Realism

by Josy Miller, Peter Lichtenfels, Sam Kolodezh & Bryan Reynolds et al. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press (November 15, 2018)

This collection of essays examines the works of the most famous writer of plays in the English language within the most culturally pervasive genre in which they are performed. Though Realist productions of Shakespeare...


India Transformed

by Rakesh Mohan Brookings Institution Press (September 04, 2018)

In this commemorative volume, India's top business leaders and economic luminaries come together to provide a balanced picture of the consequences of the country’s economic reforms, which were initiated in...


#WeToo and the US Presidents

by Nigel Cawthorne Gibson Square (October 17, 2018)

No fewer than 19 people accuse President Donald Trump of sexual harassment. But what of the other forty four US Presidents? Is Donald Trump really the outlier? This is the first book to ask and answer that question....


Transcending Self and Other Through Akogare [Desire]

by Chisato Nonaka Multilingual Matters (September 26, 2018)

The Japanese concept of akogare has become well known in TESOL-related literature in recent years, usually in the context of interracial sexual desire. In this far-reaching new study of the internationalization...


Being Godless

by Roy Llera Blanes & Galina Oustinova-Stjepanovic Berghahn Books (May 01, 2017)

Drawing on ethnographic inquiry and the anthropological literature on doubt and atheism, this volume explores people's reluctance to pursue religion. The contributors capture the experiences of godless people...


Different Germans, Many Germanies

by Konrad H. Jarausch, Harald Wenzel & Karin Goihl Berghahn Books (December 01, 2016)

As much as any other nation, Germany has long been understood in terms of totalizing narratives. For Anglo-American observers in particular, the legacies of two world wars still powerfully define twentieth-century...


Eating NAFTA

by Alyshia Galvez University of California Press (September 18, 2018)

Mexican cuisine has emerged as a paradox of globalization. Food enthusiasts throughout the world celebrate the humble taco at the same time that Mexicans are eating fewer tortillas and more processed food. Today...


DIY Kombucha

by Andrea Potter New Society Publishers (October 23, 2018)

Our communities are facing the fallout from the demise of vital industry, bankrupt economies, bad policy or policing, and political mismanagement. People are looking for answers, and the "same old" simply won't...


Community-Focused Counter-Radicalization and Counter-Terrorism Projects

by Kawser Ahmed, Patrick Bélanger & Susan Szmania Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

Following the launch of the global war on terror, western nations commissioned multiple community focused projects aimed at preventing terrorism and countering violent extremism. With an understanding that a...


Unsettled Waters

by Eric P. Perramond University of California Press (October 23, 2018)

In the American West, water adjudication lawsuits are adversarial, expensive, and lengthy. Unsettled Waters is the first detailed study of water adjudications in New Mexico. The state envisioned adjudication...


A Global History of Gold Rushes

by Benjamin Mountford & Stephen Tuffnell University of California Press (October 16, 2018)

Nothing set the world in motion like gold. Between the discovery of California placer gold in 1848 and the nostalgic rush to Alaska, fifty years later, the search for the precious yellow metal accelerated global...


The "La Traviata" Affair

by Dr. Hilde Roos University of California Press (October 23, 2018)

Race, politics, and opera production during apartheid South Africa intersect in this historiographic work on the Eoan Group, a “coloured” cultural organization that performed opera in the Cape. The La Traviata...


Transforming Psychological Worldviews to Confront Climate Change

by F. Stephan Mayer University of California Press (October 23, 2018)

In the continuing debate of how to confront the challenges of climate change, individuals, advocacy groups, and political parties in the United States offer arguments and solutions based on economic and political...


Combating Hatred

by Terrance L. Furin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 14, 2018)

Combating Hatred describes actual events of deep-seated hatred and social injustice found in schools. It then examines educators’ responses to this hatred. Through their actions these leaders became transformational...