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What We Are Writing

What books are our colleagues in the College of Arts and Science writing and editing? LETTERS has asked Vanderbilt University's humanities and social sciences departments to share their faculty members' 2013 publications. Their answers give us a glimpse into an active and diverse scholarly community.

Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman. The Business of Identity: Jews, Muslims, and Economic Life in Medieval Egypt. Stanford University Press.

Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman and Rakefet J. Zalashik, co-editors. A Jew's Best Friend? The Image of the Dog throughout Jewish History. Sussex Academic Press.

Scott F. Aikin and Robert B. Talisse. Why We Argue (And How We Should): A Guide to Political Disagreement. Routledge.

Richard J. M. Blackett. Making Freedom: The Underground Railroad and the Politics of Slavery. University of North Carolina Press.

Robert Ford Campany, Jessey J.C. Choo, Yang Lu, and Wendy Swartz, co-editors. Early Medieval China: A Sourcebook. Columbia University Press.

Lauren R. Clay. Stagestruck: The Business of Theater in Eighteenth-Century France and Its Colonies. Cornell University Press.

Lenn E. Goodman and D. Gregory Caramenico. Coming to Mind: The Soul and Its Body. University of Chicago Press.

Max L. Goldman, Rebecca F. Kennedy, and C. Sydnor Roy, co-editors. Race and Ethnicity in the Classical World: An Anthology of Primary Sources in Translation. Hackett Publishing Company.

Sam B. Girgus. Clint Eastwood's America. Polity.

Sam B. Girgus, and Peter Bailey, co-editors. A Companion to Woody Allen. Wiley-Blackwell.

Lisa Guenther. Solitary Confinement: Social Death and its Afterlives. University of Minnesota Press.

Joel F. Harrington. The Faithful Executioner: Life and Death, Honor and Shame in the Turbulent Sixteenth Century. Farrar, Straus and giroux.

Lutz Koepnick, Roger F. Cook, Kristin Kopp, and Brad Prager, co-editors. Berlin School Glossary: An ABC of the New Wave in German Cinema. Intellect.

Vera M. Kutzinski and Ottmar Ette, co-editors and translators. Alexander von Humboldt Views of Cordilleras and the Monuments of the Indigenous Peoples of the New Continent. A Critical Edition. University of Chicago Press.

Amy-Jill Levine and Warren Carter. The New Testament: Methods and Meanings. Abingdon Press.

Peter Lorge, editor. Debating War in Chinese History. Brill.

Kenneth T. MacLeish. Making War at Fort Hood: Life and Uncertainty in a Military Community. Princeton University Press.

Larry May. Limiting Leviathan: Hobbes on Law and International Affairs. Oxford University Press.

Thomas A. J. McGinn, editor. Obligations in Roman Law: Past, Present, and Future. University of Michigan Press.

Kevin D. Murphy and Sally O'Driscoll, co-editors. Studies in Ephemera: Text and Image in Eighteenth-Century Print. Bucknell University Press.

Dieter Sevin and Christoph Zeller, co-editors. Heinrich von Kleist: Perspektiven der Forschung. Walter de Gruyter.

Paul Stob. William James and the Art of Popular Statement. Michigan State University Press.

Benigno Trigo, editor. Kristeva's Fiction. SUNY Press.

Meike G. Werner, editor. Eduard Berend und Heinrich Meyer Briefwechsel, 1938– 1972. Wallstein.

Steven A. Wernke. Negotiated Settlements: Andean Communities and Landscapes under Inca and Spanish Colo- nialism. University Press of Florida.


ERRATA: The following titles are additions to those published in the newsletter.

Edward Friedman.  The Labyrinth of Love: Inspired by El Laberinto de amor by Miguel de Cervantes.  Juan de la Cuesta.

Ari Joskowicz.  The Modernity of Others: Jewish Anti-Catholicism in Germany and France .  Stanford University Press.

Kelly Oliver.  Technologies of Life and Death: From Cloning to Capital Punishment.  Fordham University Press.


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