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


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


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


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


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


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 figure, 208 halftones



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Surviving Mexico's Dirty War

A Political Prisoner's Memoir

Alberto Ulloa Bornemann, edited by Arthur Schmidt and Aurora Camacho de Schmidt

A riveting memoir of Mexico's "dirty wars"

232 pages | 6 x 9 | 11 halftones, 1 maps