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Art, Politics, and Development

How Linear Perspective Shaped Policies in the Western World

Philipp Lepenies

A brilliant meditation on how the invention of linear perspective in art helped shape our perspectives on the developing world

214 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 figures, 18 halftones


Artists of Wyeth Country

Howard Pyle, N. C. Wyeth, and Andrew Wyeth

W. Barksdale Maynard

258 pages | 5.5 x 8.5 | 75 figures, 2 maps


As French as Everyone Else?

A Survey of French Citizens of Maghrebin, African, and Turkish Origin

Sylvain Brouard and Vincent Tiberj

Shedding new light on integration and citizenship in France to reveal the ways in which immigrants do-and do not-share the attitudes of the majority population

152 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 38 tables, 6 figures


The Asian American Avant-Garde

Universalist Aspirations in Modernist Literature and Art

Audrey Wu Clark

Examining early Asian American writers and artists as modernists

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 figures


Asian American Connective Action in the Age of Social Media

Civic Engagement, Contested Issues, and Emerging Identities

James S. Lai

Examines how social media has changed the way Asian Americans participate in politics

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 8 figures, 11 halftones


Asian American Literature

An Introduction to the Writings and Their Social Context

Elaine H. Kim

Focuses on the experience of Asians in America from the immigrants of the 1840s to the present

363 pages


The Asian American Movement

William Wei

The first history and analysis of the Asian American Movement

376 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 figures, 10 halftones


Asian American Panethnicity

Bridging Institutions and Identities

Yen Le Espiritu

A case study of how cultural diversity among Asian Americans is subsumed for social and political advantage

238 pages | 6 x 9


Asian American Plays for a New Generation

Edited by Josephine Lee, Don Eitel, and R.A. Shiomi

Asian American plays from the heartland

336 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 halftones


Asian American Women's Popular Literature

Feminizing Genres and Neoliberal Belonging

Pamela Thoma

How Asian American women writers mobilize popular genres of literature to imagine new forms of citizenship in a neoliberal society

236 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 halftones


At a Loss for Words

How America is Failing Our Children and What We Can Do about It

Betty Bardige

Promoting the importance of pre-literacy skills for later learning

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 figures, 3 halftones



A Philosophical Justification

Michael Martin

Logical reasons for being an atheist

254 pages | 6 x 9



Race, Class, and Urban Expansion

Larry Keating

Troubling stories about private interests over public development in Atlanta

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 15 tables, 7 maps, 7 figures


Atlanta Unbound

Enabling Sprawl through Policy and Planning

Carlton Wade Basmajian

How metropolitan Atlanta’s regional planning groups accelerated the sprawl they were trying to control

288 pages | 7 x 10 | 32 color photos


The Audacity of Hoop

Basketball and the Age of Obama

Alexander Wolff

The influence Barack Obama has had on basketball and vice versa, in essays and photographs

192 pages | 10 x 8 | 108 color photos, 22 halftones