Spring 2007

Cold War in a Hot Zone

The United States Confronts Labor and Independence Struggles in the British West Indies

Gerald C. Horne

A fresh view of U.S involvement in the British West Indies during the Cold War

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 halftones


Dark Days in the Newsroom

McCarthyism Aimed at the Press

Edward Alwood

Shines a new light on a dark era in American journalism

216 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


Dewey's Dream

Universities and Democracies in an Age of Education Reform

Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, and John Puckett

Realizing Dewey's vision of making public schools the seedbed of a democratic society

168 pages | 5.5 x 8.25


A Guide to the Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region

Text by Adam Levine, Photographs by Rob Cardillo

A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated guide, chock full of inside information

192 pages | 5.375 x 9.125 | 195 color photos, 1 map


Lawn People

How Grasses, Weeds, and Chemicals Make Us Who We Are

Paul Robbins

A comprehensive survey of the American lawn and how caring for it impacts people's lives

208 pages | 6 x 9 | 12 tables, 7 figures, 8 halftones


Mandates, Parties, and Voters

How Elections Shape the Future

James H Fowler and Oleg Smirnov

Shows how the size of an election victory influences subsequent candidate behavior, voter behavior, and even the economy

216 pages | 6 x 9 | 22 tables, 20 figures, 3 halftones


The Philadelphia Mummers

Building Community Through Play

Patricia Anne Masters

A vivid history of the nation's oldest folk parade

256 pages | 5.5 x 8.25 | 1 figure, 12 halftones, 1 map