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Spring/Summer 2013

Coup

The Day the Democrats Ousted Their Governor, Put Republican Lamar Alexander in Office Early, and Stopped a Pardon ScandalAuthor(s): Keel Hunt
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Coup is the behind-the-scenes story of an abrupt political transition, unprecedented in U.S. history. Based on 163 interviews, Hunt describes how collaborators came together from opposite sides of the political aisle and, in an extraordinary few hours, reached agreement that the corruption a...

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Fighting for Their Lives

Inside the Experience of Capital Defense AttorneysAuthor(s): Susannah Sheffer
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How do attorneys who represent clients facing the death penalty cope with the stress and trauma of their work? Through conversations with twenty of the most experienced and dedicated post-conviction capital defenders in the United States, Fighting for Their Lives explores this emotional ter...

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Fighting for Their Lives

Inside the Experience of Capital Defense AttorneysAuthor(s): Susannah Sheffer
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How do attorneys who represent clients facing the death penalty cope with the stress and trauma of their work? Through conversations with twenty of the most experienced and dedicated post-conviction capital defenders in the United States, Fighting for Their Lives explores this emotional ter...

· List Price: $59.95 · ebook Price: $14.99


Illness Is a Weapon

Indigenous Identity and Enduring AfflictionsAuthor(s): Eirik Saethre
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Illness Is a Weapon presents an engaging portrayal of the everyday experience of disease in a remote Australian Aboriginal community. While chronic Aboriginal ill health has become an important national issue in Australia, Saethre breaks new ground by locating sickness within the daily lives...

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Jack Spencer

Beyond the SurfaceEditor(s): Mark W. Scala
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A resident of Nashville whose work has been exhibited and collected internationally, Jack Spencer alters the surfaces of his photographs with techniques suggestive of painting--rich patinas and luminous colors, softly-focused or veiled forms, and traces of the artist's hand: imperfections, marks, a...

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Jack Spencer

Beyond the SurfaceEditor(s): Mark W. Scala
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A resident of Nashville whose work has been exhibited and collected internationally, Jack Spencer alters the surfaces of his photographs with techniques suggestive of painting--rich patinas and luminous colors, softly-focused or veiled forms, and traces of the artist's hand: imperfections, marks, a...

· List Price: $65.00


Latin American Icons

Fame across BordersEditor(s): Dianna C. Niebylski, Patrick O'Connor
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The faces of Che, Frida, Evita, Carmen Miranda, and other icons represent Latin America both to a global public that sees these faces constantly reproduced, and to Latin Americans themselves. They enter the circulation machines of Hollywood, or work as nostalgic definitions of a nation, or define ...

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Latin American Icons

Fame across BordersEditor(s): Dianna C. Niebylski, Patrick O'Connor
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The faces of Che, Frida, Evita, Carmen Miranda, and other icons represent Latin America both to a global public that sees these faces constantly reproduced, and to Latin Americans themselves. They enter the circulation machines of Hollywood, or work as nostalgic definitions of a nation, or define ...

· List Price: $69.95 · ebook Price: $19.99


Reckoning Day

Race, Place, and the Atom Bomb in Postwar AmericaAuthor(s): Jacqueline Foertsch
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Too often lost in our understanding of the American Cold War crisis, with its nuclear brinkmanship and global political chess game, is the simultaneous crisis on the nation's racial front. Reckoning Day is the first book to examine the relationship of African Americans to the atom bomb in po...

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Reckoning Day

Race, Place, and the Atom Bomb in Postwar AmericaAuthor(s): Jacqueline Foertsch
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Too often lost in our understanding of the American Cold War crisis, with its nuclear brinkmanship and global political chess game, is the simultaneous crisis on the nation's racial front. Reckoning Day is the first book to examine the relationship of African Americans to the atom bomb in po...

· List Price: $59.95 · ebook Price: $9.99


Shade-Grown Slavery

The Lives of Slaves on Coffee Plantations in CubaAuthor(s): William C. Van Norman
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Within the world of Cuban slave-holding plantations, all enslaved people had to negotiate a life defined by forces beyond their control, and indeed beyond the control of their masters. Slaves on coffee farms survived in ways that allowed them to marry, have children, and maintain and redefine cultu...

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Shade-Grown Slavery

The Lives of Slaves on Coffee Plantations in CubaAuthor(s): William C. Van Norman
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Within the world of Cuban slave-holding plantations, all enslaved people had to negotiate a life defined by forces beyond their control, and indeed beyond the control of their masters. Slaves on coffee farms survived in ways that allowed them to marry, have children, and maintain and redefine cultu...

· List Price: $59.95 · ebook Price: $28.99


Shaping the Motherhood of Indigenous Mexico

Author(s): Vania Smith-Oka
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Mainstream Mexican views of indigenous women center on them as problematic mothers, and development programs have included the goal of helping these women become "good mothers." Economic incentives and conditional cash transfers are the vehicles for achieving this goal. With ethnographic immediacy,...

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Shaping the Motherhood of Indigenous Mexico

Author(s): Vania Smith-Oka
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Mainstream Mexican views of indigenous women center on them as problematic mothers, and development programs have included the goal of helping these women become "good mothers." Economic incentives and conditional cash transfers are the vehicles for achieving this goal. With ethnographic immediacy,...

· List Price: $59.95 · ebook Price: $28.99


The Federalist Society

How Conservatives Took the Law Back from LiberalsAuthor(s): Michael Avery, Danielle McLaughlin
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Over the last thirty years, the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies has grown from a small group of disaffected conservative law students into an organization with extraordinary influence over American law and politics. Although the organization is unknown to the average citizen, ...

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The Secrets of the Hopewell Box

Stolen Elections, Southern Politics, and a City's Coming of AgeAuthor(s): James D. Squires
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"Squires' . . . grandfather was a sheriff's deputy who carried a gun and a clenched fist, a man whose talk with cronies was full of references to 'sonofabitching judges' and 'goddamn niggers.' He was also, Squires relates, one of the muscle men behind a vicious cabal of power brokers headed by one ...

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Transforming Cities and Minds through the Scholarship of Engagement

Economy, Equity, and EnvironmentEditor(s): Lorlene Hoyt
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Written by engaged scholars and practitioners, Transforming Cities and Minds is an "instrument-for-action" on the problems faced by U.S. cities that have suffered from decades of disinvestment. The book advocates the concept of reciprocal knowledge: real learning on both sides, campus and ci...

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Transforming Cities and Minds through the Scholarship of Engagement

Economy, Equity, and EnvironmentEditor(s): Lorlene Hoyt
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Written by engaged scholars and practitioners, Transforming Cities and Minds is an "instrument-for-action" on the problems faced by U.S. cities that have suffered from decades of disinvestment. The book advocates the concept of reciprocal knowledge: real learning on both sides, campus and ci...

· List Price: $59.95 · ebook Price: $19.99


Vodun in Coastal Benin

Unfinished, Open-Ended, GlobalAuthor(s): Dana Rush
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Centered on the former slaving port of Ouidah, Benin, Dana Rush's research extends through Togo to Ghana, a region where exchanges of histories, ideas, and belief systems are given material forms. This is a land where Shango, Jesus, and the Buddha are all gods of Vodun; where Hindu and Vodun deiti...

· List Price: $65.00