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The Bottom Line

Observations and Arguments on the Sports Business

Andrew Zimbalist

Feisty essays from one of the nation's top sports economists

312 pages | 6 x 9


The Boxing Scene

Thomas Hauser

From the bestselling author, an insider’s look into a year of “the sweet science”

256 pages | 6 x 9


The Brazilian Sound

Samba, Bossa Nova, and the Popular Music of Brazil, Revised and Expanded Edition

Chris McGowan and Ricardo Pessanha

An encyclopedia survey of Brazilian popular music—now updated and expanded

256 pages | 7 x 10 | 10 figures, 171 halftones, 10 maps


Bridging the Americas

The Literature of Paule Marshall, Toni Morrison, and Gayl Jones

Stelamaris Coser

A powerful argument for extending the boundaries of what is categorized as American literature

240 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 figs.


Bringing the Civic Back In

Zane L. Miller and American Urban History

Edited by Larry Bennett, John D. Fairfield, and Patricia Mooney-Melvin

A critical appraisal of the career of Zane L. Miller, one of the founders of the new urban history

226 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Broken Promise

The Subversion of U.S. Labor Relations Policy, 1947-1994

James A. Gross

This inside look at government regulations analyzes the failure of the Wagner-Taft-Hartley Act

422 pages | 6 x 9



A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Race

Nico Slate

A White historian’s heartbreaking quest to make sense of the death of his mixed-race older brother

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 15 halftones


Building a Social Contract

Modern Workers’ Houses in Early Twentieth-Century Detroit

Michael McCulloch

Forthcoming Fall 2023 — Pre-order your copy now

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 table, 9 figures, 61 halftones


Building America

The Democratic Promise of Public Work

Harry C. Boyte and Nancy N. Kari

A look to the revival of public-spirited work as a key to the rebirth of democracy

272 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Building Drexel

The University and Its City, 1891-2016

Edited by Richardson Dilworth and Scott Gabriel Knowles

The first comprehensive history of Drexel University in Philadelphia

456 pages | 6 x 9 | 45 color photos, 3 tables, 1 line drawing, 61 halftones


"Building Like Moses with Jacobs in Mind"

Contemporary Planning in New York City

Scott Larson

How Bloomberg's urban development relies on a blending of Moses and Jacobs

198 pages | 6 x 9


Building the Urban Environment

Visions of the Organic City in the United States, Europe, and Latin America

Harold L. Platt

An international comparative study that considers how competing agents of change have interacted to build the urban environment

312 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 14 maps



The Social Destruction of Self

Laura Martocci

Offering a new understanding of bullying, linking it with insights into the construction of identity

230 pages | 6 x 9


The Burden of Over-representation

Race, Sport, and Philosophy

Grant Farred

Probing the cultural and philosophical forces at play in three under-regarded moments in sports history

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 halftones


The Business of Practicing Law

The Work Lives of Solo and Small-Firm Attorneys

Carroll Seron

A compelling portrait of the dilemmas and work lives of solo and small-firm attorneys

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables 1 figure