Fall 1999

Arabs in America

Building a New Future

Edited by Michael W. Suleiman

Setting the record straight about Arab American culture

368 pages | 7 x 10 | 13 tables, 1 figure


Black Power, White Blood

The Life and Times of Johnny Spain

Lori Andrews

A struggle to transcend race and find justice

352 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 36 halftones


Crowding Out Latinos

Mexican Americans in the Public Consciousness

Marco Portales

A provocative study of Latino education, media representation, and Chicano literature

240 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 halftones


Drumming for the Gods

The Life and Times of Felipe García Villamil, santero, palero, and abakuá

María Teresa Vélez

The world through the eyes of a master religious drummer

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 27 halftones


Fishy Business

Salmon, Biology, and the Social Construction of Nature

Rik Scarce

Where does society end and nature begin?

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figs.


How Did You Get to Be Mexican?

A White/Brown Man's Search for Identity

Kevin R. Johnson

A readable account of a life spent in the borderlands between racial identity

264 pages | 6 x 9


Laboring for Rights

Unions and Sexual Diversity Across Nations

Edited by Gerald Hunt

A global look at labor unions and sexual minorities

328 pages | 7 x 10 | 4 tables, 1 figs.


Making History Matter

Robert Dawidoff

A historian with a broad view of American culture's movers and shapers

304 pages | 6 x 9


The Man in the Dugout

Baseball's Top Managers and How They Got That Way

Leonard Koppett

424 pages | 7 x 10


Marriage in a Culture of Divorce

Karla B. Hackstaff

The experience of married life in different eras

292 pages | 6 x 9 | 2 tables, 1 figs.


My Father's Testament

Memoir of a Jewish Teenager, 1938-1945

Edward Gastfriend

An intimate account of the life of a Jewish boy during the Holocaust

187 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 2 figures, 5 halftones, 2 maps


National Insecurity

U.S. Intelligence After the Cold War

edited by Craig Eisendrath, foreword by Tom Harkin

Practical solutions for the reform of national security operations

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 tables


The Philadelphia Orchestra

A Century of Music

Philadelphia Orchestra Assoc., edited by John Ardoin

Dedicated to the millions of people who have experienced the joy of The Philadelphia Orchestra

256 pages | 9 x 12 | 241 duotones


Re-Viewing James Baldwin

Things Not Seen

Edited by D. Quentin Miller

A focus on Baldwin as an experimental writer

312 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 13 halftones


Sisters on Screen

Siblings in Contemporary Cinema

Eva Rueschmann

A rare look at the construction of female identity in post-Sixties cinema

304 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 halftones