History

"Beyond the Law"

The Politics of Ending the Death Penalty for Sodomy in Britain

Charles Upchurch

A major reexamination of the earliest British parliamentary efforts to abolish capital punishment for consensual sex acts between men

302 pages | 6 x 9 | 19 halftones

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200 Years of Latino History in Philadelphia

Hernán Guaracao, and David Cruz

A twentieth anniversary celebration of Al Dìa and of two centuries of Latino life in Philadelphia

200 pages | 8.5 x 11

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“A Road to Peace and Freedom”

The International Workers Order and the Struggle for Economic Justice and Civil Rights, 1930-1954

Robert M. Zecker

The history of the International Workers Order’s struggle to enact a social-democratic, racially egalitarian vision for America

384 pages | 6 x 9 | 14 halftones

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Abuse of Power

How Cold War Surveillance and Secrecy Policy Shaped the Response to 9/11

Athan G. Theoharis

An argument that domestic surveillance erodes civil liberties and fails to protect the country

232 pages | 6 x 9

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Acres of Diamonds

Russell H. Conwell

A new edition of the classic inspirational speech

102 pages | 5 x 7 | 1 halftone

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Action = Vie

A History of AIDS Activism and Gay Politics in France

Christophe Broqua

Chronicling the history and accomplishments of Act Up-Paris

340 pages | 6 x 9

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The African American Jeremiad

Appeals for Justice in America

David Howard-Pitney

An enduring verbal tradition links African American leaders from Frederick Douglass to Malcolm X to Alan Keyes

288 pages | 5.5 x 8.25

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Against the Deportation Terror

Organizing for Immigrant Rights in the Twentieth Century

Rachel Ida Buff

Reveals the formerly little-known history of multiracial immigrant rights organizing in the United States

298 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 figures, 18 halftones, 1 map

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Agricultural and Pastoral Societies in Ancient and Classical History

Edited by Michael Adas

An in-depth examination of the early history of humankind

376 pages | 7 x 10 | 1 halftone

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America's First Adventure in China

Trade, Treaties, Opium, and Salvation

John R. Haddad

A lively account of the brash men who chased their American Dreams all the way to China

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 halftones

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An American Feminist in Palestine

The Intifada Years

Sherna Berger Gluck

A personal journey forces the author to confront her Jewish identity and Western feminism

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 figures, 5 maps

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American History Now

Edited by Eric Foner and Lisa McGirr

A new generation of scholars addresses the current themes and questions in interpreting American history

440 pages | 6 x 9

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Archaeology at the Site of the Museum of the American Revolution

A Tale of Two Taverns and the Growth of Philadelphia

Rebecca Yamin

Using archaeological finds to tell the story of the growth of Philadelphia in microcosm

152 pages | 5 x 8 | 55 color photos, 2 figures, 8 halftones, 6 maps

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Art in Cinema

Documents Toward a History of the Film Society

Scott MacDonald

Fascinating documentation of one of the most important film societies in American history

320 pages | 7 x 10 | 12 figures, 27 halftones

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Art, Politics, and Development

How Linear Perspective Shaped Policies in the Western World

Philipp Lepenies

A brilliant meditation on how the invention of linear perspective in art helped shape our perspectives on the developing world

214 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 figures, 18 halftones

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