Fall 2008

Animals at Play

Rules of the Game

Marc Bekoff

What can we learn from watching animals play?

32 pages | 9 x 7 | 24 color illustrations


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


Caribbean Migration to Western Europe and the United States

Essays on Incorporation, Identity, and Citizenship

Edited by Margarita Cervantes-Rodriguez, Ramon Grosfoguel, and Eric H. Mielants

A novel and interdisciplinary volume on the dynamics of migration with comparative case studies of the Caribbean experience

270 pages | 11 tables, 1 figure, 8 halftones, 2 maps


Chinese Connections

Critical Perspectives on Film, Identity, and Diaspora

Edited by See-Kam Tan, Peter X Feng, and Gina Marchetti

How Chinese cinema and global Chinese culture intersect over questions of identity

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 16 halftones


Frankie Manning

Ambassador of Lindy Hop

Cynthia R Millman

The autobiography of a legendary swing dancer—who is still swinging

312 pages | 6.125 x 9.25 | 36 halftones


Going Global

Culture, Gender, and Authority in the Japanese Subsidiary of an American Corporation

Ellen V. Fuller

How culture and gender become weapons in the evaluation of both Japanese and female employees at an American company in Japan

232 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 3 tables


Hapa Girl

A Memoir

May-lee Chai

A vivid depiction of the racism suffered by a mixed-race family in rural South Dakota

232 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 12 halftones


The Historiography of Communism

Michael E. Brown

A major reorientation of scholarly thought about communism and contemporary social movements

264 pages | 6 x 9


A is for Art Museum

Katy Friedland and Marla K. Shoemaker

From the Philadelphia Museum of Art, a fun-filled primer for children and grown-ups to share

64 pages | 8.25 x 8.25 | 145 tables, 37 color illustrations


Legacy and Legitimacy

Black Americans and the Supreme Court

Rosalee A. Clawson and Eric N Waltenburg

The first comprehensive examination of Black Americans’ attitudes toward the Supreme Court

232 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 28 tables, 6 figures


A Moral Military

Sidney Axinn

A new edition of the classic book on what constitutes moral behavior during wartime

230 pages | 6 x 9


Muhammad Ali

The Making of an Icon

Michael Ezra

A look at the commercial intrigue that surrounds Muhammad Ali in and out of the ring

248 pages | 6 x 9


Musicians from a Different Shore

Asians and Asian Americans in Classical Music

Mari Yoshihara

Why do so many Asians devote their lives to playing Western classical music?

288 pages | 6 x 9 | 18 halftones


Pinoy Capital

The Filipino Nation in Daly City

Benito M. Vergara Jr.

Examining the double lives of Filipino American immigrants

232 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 tables, 2 maps