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The Carnival Culture of Trinidad

Peter Mason

How carnival expresses and celebrates Trinidadian culture

192 pages | 6 x 9


Bachelors of Science

Seventeenth Century Identity, Then and Now

Naomi Zack

A revolutionary look at the intellectual and social mileu within which early modern philosophers invented scientific identities

264 pages | 6 x 9


Back to Earth

Tomorrow's Environmentalism

Anthony Weston

An environmentalism that restores humans' connection to Earth

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Bad Faith, Good Faith, and Authenticity in Sartre's Early Philosophy

Ronald E. Santoni

An incisive analysis of Jean-Paul Sartre's early writings

288 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Ball Don't Lie!

Myth, Genealogy, and Invention in the Cultures of Basketball

Yago Colás

Examining the nature, origin, and purpose of popular myths in basketball, past and present

228 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 color photo


Baltimore '68

Riots and Rebirth in an American City

Edited by Jessica Elfenbein, Thomas Hollowak, and Elizabeth Nix

The first comprehensive study of one city, Baltimore, forty years after the unrest that swept across some 120 U.S. cities

294 pages | 6 x 9 | 20 halftones, 1 map


The Baltimore Book

New Views of Local History

edited by Elizabeth Fee, Linda Shopes and Linda Zeidman

A tour guide to places in the city that are important to labor, African Americans, and women's history

288 pages | 9 x 11 | 11 map(s) 150 figures


The Barnes Then and Now

Dialogues on Education, Installation, and Social Justice

Edited by Martha Lucy

As the Barnes enters its second century, how does it honor its founder’s vision while responding to the complexities of contemporary life and museum practice?

Distributed by Temple University Press for the Barnes Foundation

304 pages | 7 x 10 | 60 color photos, 30 halftones


Barriers and Belonging

Personal Narratives of Disability

Edited by Michelle Jarman, Leila Monaghan, and Alison Quaggin Harkin

A collection of personal narratives that asks, Why does disability studies matter?

296 pages | 6 x 9


"Batting Cleanup, Bill Conlin"

Edited by Kevin Kerrane

Three decades of reporting from one of the most provocative sports writers in the country

240 pages | 6 x 9


The Battles of Germantown

Effective Public History in America

David W. Young

Lessons from Philadelphia's Germantown neighborhood on how the public engages the past

294 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 figures, 17 halftones, 2 maps


The Beat of My Drum

An Autobiography

Babatunde Olatunji and Robert Atkinson

The story of how Drums of Passion introduced Americans to West African music

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 28 halftones


Beauty and Brutality

Manila and Its Global Discontents

Edited by Martin F. Manalansan IV, Robert Diaz, and Rolando B. Tolentino

Diverse perspectives on Manila that suggest the city’s exhilarating sights and sounds broaden how Philippine histories are defined and understood

346 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 halftones, 1 map


Becoming American, Becoming Ethnic

College Students Explore Their Roots

edited by Thomas Dublin

Personal reflections on the challenges that face college students coming to understand their ethnicity in contemporary America

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 48 halftones


Becoming Entitled

Relief, Unemployment, and Reform during the Great Depression

Abigail Trollinger

Chronicles Americans’ shift in thinking about government social insurance programs during the Great Depression

232 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 table, 4 halftones