Fall 2007

Black Communists Speak on Scottsboro

A Documentary History

Walter T. Howard

Surprising revelations about the role of black Communists in a notorious case of bigotry and injustice

208 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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Blue Skies

A History of Cable Television

Patrick R. Parsons

The first comprehensive history of cable television in the United States

816 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 tables

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Campaign Advertising and American Democracy

Michael M Franz, Paul Freedman, Ken Goldstein, and Travis N Ridout

Surprising findings about the positive effects of political advertising

256 pages | 6 x 9 | 30 tables 29 figures 7 halftones

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Drug Smugglers on Drug Smuggling

Lessons from the Inside

Scott H. Decker and Margaret Townsend

Convicted drug smugglers describe the business from the inside

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 13 tables 2 halftones

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Equal Play

Title IX and Social Change

Edited by Andrew Zimbalist and Nancy Hogshead-Makar

A reader of influential essays on the history and future of Title IX

328 pages | 7 x 10 | 7 tables

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Forgotten Philadelphia

Lost Architecture of the Quaker City

Thomas H. Keels

Lost treasures of Philadelphia architecture come to life again

320 pages | 10 x 8 | 1 figs., 208 halftones

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Forklore

Recipes and Tales from an American Bistro

Ellen Yin

True-life tales and scrumptious recipes from Philly's trendsetting restaurant

288 pages | 8 x 9.25 | 115 color illustrations

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Forms in the Abyss

A Philosophical Bridge between Sartre and Derrida

Steve Martinot

A dialogic approach to Sartre and Derrida

320 pages | 6 x 9

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Life, Liberty, and the Mummers

E. A. Kennedy III

A stunning photo-essay on America's most dazzling parade

192 pages | 8.5 x 11 | 194 color photos, 6 halftones

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Long Distance Love

A Passion for Football

Grant Farred

A well-known scholar and lifelong soccer fan tells what the game has meant for him

224 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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Managing the Infosphere

Governance, Technology, and Cultural Practice in Motion

Steven D. McDowell, Philip E. Steinberg, and Tami K. Tomasello

Comprehending the issues at stake in the networked world

248 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 5 tables

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One Last Read

The Collected Works of the World's Slowest Sportswriter

Ray Didinger

The very best writing from one of Philadelphia's finest sportswriters

384 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 halftones

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Savoring the Salt

The Legacy of Toni Cade Bambara

Edited by Linda Janet Holmes and Cheryl A. Wall

An anthology that celebrates the life and work of a major African American writer

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 16 halftones

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She's Got a Gun

Nancy Floyd

A fascinating, revealing look at women who own-and use-guns

256 pages | 7 x 10 | 69 halftones, 81 Color Illustrations

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The Spike Lee Reader

Edited by Paula J. Massood

Looking at the films of the prolific, often controversial, and always provocative director

304 pages | 6 x 9 | 17 halftones

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