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The Arc of the Covenant

by Earl Schwartz Lexington Books (July 08, 2019)

The Arc of the Covenant studies the social, cultural, and political factors that contributed to exceptional Jewish educational success in St. Paul, Minnesota in the latter half of the twentieth century. The...


Rhetoric and Settler Inertia

by Patrick Bélanger Lexington Books (May 23, 2019)

Rhetoric and Settler Inertia: Strategies of Canadian Decolonization explores how communication might accelerate decolonial actions in Canada. Tracing a middle path between essential Indigenous-focused calls...


Milan Kundera's Fiction

by Karen von Kunes Lexington Books (May 20, 2019)

Milan Kundera is one of the few Czech writers with worldwide readership. Often set within a political context, his novels have appealed to readers for their clarity and originality, intellectual flair, philosophical...


Embodied Difference

by Christina Jackson, Jamie A. Thomas, Dorisa Costello & Barry R. Furrow et al. Lexington Books (February 20, 2019)

Focusing on the body as a visual and discursive platform across public space, we study marginalization as a sociocultural practice and hegemonic schema. Whereas mass incarceration and law enforcement readily...


Istanbul 1940 and Global Modernity

by E. Khayyat Lexington Books (December 11, 2018)

Istanbul 1940 and Global Modernity: The World According to Auerbach, Tanp?nar, and Edib engages Erich Auerbach’s Istanbul career and his pioneering works of comparative literature in a new light. It interprets...


Fathers, Prisons, and Family Reentry

by William Muth Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Fathers, Prisons, and Family Reentry: Presencing as a Framework and Method asks scholars, policy makers, advocates, and practitioners to rethink family reentry in a new light, to seek to understand both the...


Holy Monsters, Sacred Grotesques

by Michael E. Heyes, Minji Lee, John Block Friedman & John W. Ellis-Etchison et al. Lexington Books (August 10, 2018)

Holy Monsters, Sacred Grotesques examines the intersection of religion and monstrosity in a variety of different time periods in the hopes of addressing two gaps in scholarship within the field of monster studies....


The Philippines and the International Monetary Fund Negotiations on Petroleum and Imports

by Kenneth Faulve-Montojo Lexington Books (October 31, 2018)

In their negotiations with the International Monetary Fund, Philippine chief negotiators attempt to build coalitions to implement reform. Deference and “External-Internal” sequencing tactics are quite common,...


I Was a Doctor in Auschwitz

by Gisella Perl, Phyllis Lassner, Danny M. Cohen & Eva Hoffman Lexington Books (February 28, 2019)

Gisella Perl’s memoir is the extraordinarily candid account of women’s extreme efforts to survive Auschwitz. With writing as powerful as that of Charlotte Delbo and Ruth Kluger, her story individualizes...


Universities, Pedagogical Encounters, Openness, and Free Speech

by Nuraan Davids & Yusef Waghid Lexington Books (February 01, 2019)

The authors have spent their lives in South Africa, are writing this book from and within a very particular context of compounded oppression, marginalisation and otherness. In many ways, apartheid has both damaged...


The Essentials of Islamic Banking, Finance, and Capital Markets

by John Oluseyi Kuforiji Lexington Books (February 01, 2019)

This book provides comprehensive analysis in the areas Islamic financial institutions and society. It starts off with the integration of the Islamic socio-economic and socio-political systems with the Islamic...


Here All Is Poland

by Petro Andreas Nungovitch Lexington Books (December 13, 2018)

On 10 April 2010, Polish President Lech Kaczy?ski and First Lady Maria Kaczy?ska were killed in an airplane crash outside the city of Smolensk in western Russia, where they were flying to commemorate the 70th...


Persons of Courage and Renown

by Susan Rasmussen Lexington Books (January 22, 2019)

Persons of Courage and Renown is theoretically-engaged ethnography by a social/cultural anthropologist that explores issues of culture, memory, creativity, and power by analyzing beloved, but also vulnerable,...


This Bridge We Call Communication

by Robert Gutierrez-Perez, Leandra Hinojosa Hernández, Xamuel Bañales & Sara Baugh-Harris et al. Lexington Books (January 15, 2019)

This Bridge We Call Communication: Anzaldúan Approaches to Theory, Method, and Praxis explores contemporary communication research studies, performative writing, poetry, Latina/o studies, and gender studies...


The Naturalness of Belief

by Charles Taliaferro, Paul Copan, Angus Menuge & James S. Spiegel et al. Lexington Books (November 13, 2018)

Despite its name, “naturalism” as a world-view turns out to be rather unnatural in its strict and more consistent form of materialism and determinism. This is why a number of naturalists opt for a broadened...


International Sporting Events and Human Rights

by Zack Bowersox Lexington Books (November 12, 2018)

Questions have recently been raised about the political consequences a state experiences when hosting an international sporting event. As the Olympics and FIFA World Cup have visited Brazil and Russia, and the...


Global Impact of Unconventional Energy Resources

by Ken Morgan, Manochehr Dorraj, Isidro Morales & Tina Hunter et al. Lexington Books (November 26, 2018)

The chapters in this volume represent the latest thinking on the development and exploration of unconventional energy resources in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Europe, Russia, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Latin...


The Dutch East Indies Red Cross, 1870–1950

by Leo van Bergen Lexington Books (January 29, 2019)

The Dutch East Indies Red Cross (NIRK) took action in 1873 when the Aceh War broke out, which lasted several decades. In this war the organization’s neutrality was tested, but it turned out not to be an issue....


Retelling the Past in Contemporary Greek Literature, Film, and Popular Culture

by Gerasimus Katsan, Trine Stauning Willert, Patricia Felisa Barbeito & Vangelis Calotychos et al. Lexington Books (January 22, 2019)

This book deals with historical consciousness and its artistic expressions in contemporary Greece since 1989 from the point of view that contemporary Greeks have been faced with the contradictions between on...


Shackled Sentiments

by Eric Montgomery, Gerasimos Makris, Maureen Elgersman Lee & Laura Álvarez López et al. Lexington Books (January 21, 2019)

The ramifications of the trans-Saharan, trans-Atlantic, Indian Ocean, and domestic African slave trades are immeasurable, and they continue to disaffect black people from Africa to Haiti and Los Angeles to Lagos....


Orthodox Cyprus under the Latins, 1191–1571

by Chrysovalantis Kyriacou Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Medieval and Renaissance Cyprus was a fascinating place of ethnic, cultural, and religious encounters. Following almost nine centuries of Byzantine rule, Cyprus was conquered by the Crusaders in 1191, becoming...


Black Veterans, Politics, and Civil Rights in Twentieth-Century America

by Robert F. Jefferson Jr., Kevin Greene, Hal M. Friedman & Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas et al. Lexington Books (January 29, 2019)

Fusing riveting testimony from African American veterans with the most incisive research of current military scholars, Black Veterans, Politics, and Civil Rights in 20th-Century America: Closing Ranks explores...


Ecomasculinities

by Stefan Brandt, Rubén Cenamor, Virginia Luzón-Aguado & Evangeline Heiliger et al. Lexington Books (January 25, 2019)

While there exist numerous studies on ecocriticism and ecofeminism, much less has been written about ecomasculinities. This volume contributes to filling this gap by examining models of fictional ecomasculinity...


Ethnicity, Gender, and Diversity

by Jennifer L. Schulz, Peter Robson, Lukas Musumeci & Nickos Myrtou et al. Lexington Books (December 17, 2018)

Television and streamed series that viewers watch on their TVs, computers, phones, and tablets are a crucial part of popular culture They have an influence on viewers and on law. People acquire values, behaviors,...


History of American Political Thought

by Jeffrey Sikkenga, Bryan-Paul Frost, Peter C. Meyers & Paul O. Carrese et al. Lexington Books (January 08, 2019)

Revised and updated, this long-awaited second edition provides a comprehensive introduction to what the most thoughtful Americans have said about the American experience from the colonial period to the present....


Blanca Andreu, Galicia, and the New Iberian Mysticism

by Robert Simon Lexington Books (January 15, 2019)

This book contributes to the ongoing discussion of the place of contemporary Galician writer Blanca Andreu’s work within the 1980s post-“novísimo” movement, as part of a larger resurgence of the Surrealist...


Spatial Resistance

by Christian Beck Lexington Books (January 11, 2019)

Literary and Digital Challenges to Neoliberalism: Spatial Resistance utilizes various literary and digital artifacts to show the potential and possibility of changing the ways we consider the spaces we inhabit....


Jewish Bodylore

by Amy K. Milligan Lexington Books (December 27, 2018)

Jewish Bodylore: Feminist and Queer Ethnographies of Folk Practices explores the Jewish body and its symbology as a space for identity communication, applying the tools of bodylore (the folkloric study of the...


Republican Presidents and the Safety Net

by Matthew Gritter Lexington Books (December 21, 2018)

Republican presidents have navigated between popular programs and conservative supporters since the Eisenhower administration, and since the New Deal, Republican presidents have looked for ways to accommodate...


Tweencom Girls

by Patrice A. Oppliger Lexington Books (December 17, 2018)

Banet-Weiser (2004) marked the debut of Clarissa Explains it All in 1991 as a crucial turning point for recognition of girls as “important empowered subjects in the social world.” The current study of tweencoms...


The Coen Brothers and the Comedy of Democracy

by Sara MacDonald & Barry Craig Lexington Books (December 31, 2018)

Both critically and commercially successful filmmakers, the Coen brothers have written, produced, and directed numerous acclaimed films over the past three decades. Sara MacDonald and Barry Craig demonstrate...


Taking It to the Streets

by Jennifer Baldwin, Willie Hudson, Linda Thomas & Frank Rogers et al. Lexington Books (December 18, 2018)

Taking It to the Streets: Public Theologies of Activism and Resistance is an edited volume that explores the critical intersection of public theology, political theology, and communal practices of activism and...


Cultural Imperialism and the Decline of the Liberal Order

by G. Doug Davis & Michael O. Slobodchikoff Lexington Books (December 14, 2018)

The end of the Cold War heralded in a new era for liberalism. Eastern European states adopted democracy and capitalism to gain acceptance by the West. Yet, a mere two decades later, liberalism was in crisis....


Classical Myth in Alfred Hitchcock's Wrong Man and Grace Kelly Films

by Mark William Padilla Lexington Books (December 12, 2018)

Mark Padilla’s classical reception readings of Alfred Hitchcock features some of the director’s most loved and important films, and demonstrates how they are informed by the educational and cultural classicism...


African Immigrant Families in the United States

by Serah Shani Lexington Books (November 26, 2018)

Sub-Saharan African immigrants are emerging as the new model minority in the United States, excelling in education and social mobility. In African Immigrant Families in the United States: Transnational Lives...


Twentieth Century Forcible Child Transfers

by Ruth Amir Lexington Books (November 27, 2018)

The current surge of displaced and trafficked children, child soldiers, and child refugees rekindles the virtually dead letter of the Genocide Convention prohibition on transferring children of one group to...


Explaining Jesus

by Benjamin Bennett-Carpenter Lexington Books (November 27, 2018)

How exactly does one explain Jesus? That is the central question of this book. But the task

of explaining Jesus is complicated. For many nonbelievers, skeptics, or practitioners of non-

Jesus-based religions or...


Theories of Hope

by Rochelle M. Green, Allison Merrick, Patrick Shade & Akiba Lerner et al. Lexington Books (December 12, 2018)

Theories of Hope: Exploring Affective Dimensions of Human Experience is a collection of essays dedicated to inquiring into the nature of hope in its multiple and varied guises. Looking specifically at the ways...


Black Female Vampires in African American Women’s Novels, 1977–2011

by Kendra R. Parker Lexington Books (November 09, 2018)

This book critically situates the figure of the black female vampire in several fields of study including literary studies, cultural studies, gender studies, and critical race studies. Black female vampires...


Nigeria–United States Relations, 1960–2016

by Olayiwola Abegunrin & Ambassador E. Olusola Sanu Lexington Books (October 24, 2018)

This book examines relations between Nigeria and the United States, analyzing the levels of collaboration and interaction between the two countries since Nigerian independence in 1960. The central objective...


Africa in Europe: Antiquity into the Age of Global Exploration

by Stefan Goodwin Lexington Books (January 01, 1955)

Africa in Europe, in two volumes, is an interdisciplinary work about Europeans that demonstrates fluid boundaries and connections between them and Africans from antiquity until the present. Written by a scholar...