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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 Scandal
Author(s): Keel Hunt
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Coup is the behind-the-scenes story of an abrupt political transition, unprecedented in US 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 and ...

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Fighting for Their Lives

Inside the Experience of Capital Defense Attorneys
Author(s): Susannah Sheffer
Trade Discount Paperback

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 terr...

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Fighting for Their Lives

Inside the Experience of Capital Defense Attorneys
Author(s): Susannah Sheffer
Cloth

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 terr...

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Illness Is a Weapon

Indigenous Identity and Enduring Afflictions
Author(s): Eirik Saethre
Cloth

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 Surface
Editor(s): Mark W. Scala
Paperback

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, an...

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Jack Spencer

Beyond the Surface
Editor(s): Mark W. Scala
Hardback

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, an...

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Latin American Icons

Fame Across Borders
Editor(s): Dianna C. Niebylski, Patrick O'Connor
Paperback

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. With equal parts idolatry and iconoclasm, Latin American Icons recognizes and interrogates those Lati...

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Latin American Icons

Fame Across Borders
Editor(s): Dianna C. Niebylski, Patrick O'Connor
Hardback

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. With equal parts idolatry and iconoclasm, Latin American Icons recognizes and interrogates those Lati...

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Reckoning Day

Race, Place, and the Atom Bomb in Postwar America
Author(s): Jacqueline Foertsch
Paperback

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 pos...

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Reckoning Day

Race, Place, and the Atom Bomb in Postwar America
Author(s): Jacqueline Foertsch
Cloth

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 pos...

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Shade-Grown Slavery

The Lives of Slaves on Coffee Plantations in Cuba
Author(s): William C. Van Norman
Paperback

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 cultur...

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Shade-Grown Slavery

The Lives of Slaves on Coffee Plantations in Cuba
Author(s): William C. Van Norman
Cloth

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 cultur...

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Shaping the Motherhood of Indigenous Mexico


Author(s): Vania Smith-Oka
Paperback

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
Cloth

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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The Federalist Society

How Conservatives Took the Law Back from Liberals
Author(s): Michael Avery, Danielle McLaughlin
Trade Discount Hardcover

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, th...

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The Secrets of the Hopewell Box

Stolen Elections, Southern Politics, and a City's Coming of Age
Author(s): James D. Squires
Paperback

"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 n*****s.' He was also, Squires relates, one of the muscle men behind a vicious cabal of power brokers headed by one B...

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Transforming Cities and Minds through the Scholarship of Engagement

Economy, Equity, and Environment
Editor(s): Lorlene Hoyt
Paperback

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 cit...

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Transforming Cities and Minds through the Scholarship of Engagement

Economy, Equity, and Environment
Editor(s): Lorlene Hoyt
Cloth

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 cit...

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Vodun in Coastal Benin

Unfinished, Open-Ended, Global
Author(s): Dana Rush
Cloth

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...

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