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Winter 2014

River
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Provocative Titles for Intellectual Pursuits
River
North
Editions
Provocative Titles for Intellectual Pursuits

Winter 2014
Table of Contents

New Titles................................................................................ 1–25


Poetry............................................................................ 26–35
Humanities..................................................................... 36–55
History........................................................................... 56–74
Education....................................................................... 75–77
Social & Political Science.................................................. 78–88
Busines & Economics....................................................... 89–93
Architecture.................................................................... 94, 95
Nature & Science............................................................ 96, 97
New Specialty Titles.........................................................98, 99
Index....................................................................................... 100–104

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RIVER NORTH EDITIONS New Titles

Abu Hamza: Guilty


My Fight Against Radical Islam
Réda Hassaïne and Kurt Barling
Few people in the United States may have heard of Abu Hamza
before his trial began in New York in June 2014. He will be sen-
tenced to life in prison in the autumn of 2014 for offenses that led
to the kidnapping and murder of American citizens, the support
of Al Qaeda’s international terrorist mission, and creating insta-
bility in the West that will continue for a generation. He inspired
young men to take up arms against their own countries of birth in
the name of Islamic jihad; he encouraged ordinary men and
women to cause harm and terror. This is an original story of how
a simple man became an international menace, told by two jour-
nalists who tried to warn the world before it was too late.
Réda Hassaïne has worked as an investigative journalist for the
Daily Mail, Newsweek, the Sunday Times, and the Times, as well
as French Television station France2. Kurt Barling has been a BBC
journalist for a quarter of a century working at every level of
broadcast journalism. He is a professor of journalism at Middlesex
University, London.
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Excerpt:

Réda was unusual as a source in that he understood the business of journalism. It made me cautious at first because a poacher
turned gamekeeper can play games with your storyline that you cannot necessarily detect at first sight. He was obsessed with
Abu Hamza and his perceived wickedness, and he didn’t take kindly to being contradicted on this subject. The more I witnessed
how Abu Hamza was conducting himself at Finsbury Park Mosque and in the media, in particular his insistence on carrying on
Friday prayers in the street after the Charity Commission evicted him from the mosque building, the more I recognised the
grounds for Réda’s frustration. Seeing the authorities seemingly in denial I grew to admire Réda’s tenacity.

We began to trust each other, and it was in this way that I became the first broadcaster to reveal his involvement with the
security services, on a report for BBC News—something never denied by the authorities. The least I could do was to be a good
listener.

Hassaïne was still attending Hamza’s sermons as an undercover informant when, in the middle of 2000, supporters had
decided to go to New York to raise funds to funnel to Finsbury Park Mosque in support of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. This
all came long after President Clinton had declared such activity illegal (July 4th 1999), but one of the hallmarks of the jihadists
is that they do not believe in man-made laws, unless—as in Hamza’s case—it gives them the ability to claim human rights
abuses by the British state. Indeed, in the attempt to prevent his extradition to the United States his lawyers made the case
that his human rights would be abused.

After Mohammed Atta flew the plane into the Twin Towers, his inspiration was traced back to, among others, Abu Qatada.
(Videos of Qatada’s semons were found in the Hamburg appartment of Qatada when it was searched after the 9/11 attacks
according to Press Association, 17.1.12.)

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In This Arab Time


The Pursuit of Deliverance
Fouad Ajami
In this collection of bold and wide-ranging essays, Fouad Ajami
offers his views on the Middle East, commenting on the state of
affairs in Iraq, Iran, Syria, Egypt, and more. He brings into focus the
current struggles of the region through detailed historical stand-
points and a highly personal perspective. The author discusses such
landmark past events as the Algerian civil war, the state of the Arab
world shortly after 9/11, and the pan-Arab awakening that began in
2011, as well as current events such as the Syrian rebellion and the
repercussions of its brutal response from Bashar al-Assad. In addi-
tion, he sheds new light on some of the significant players in the
Arab world, past and present, from Naguib Mahfouz, the Nobel
laureate of the Arabs, to Ziad Jarrah—the terrorist who is thought
to have been at the controls of the plane forced down by its heroic
passengers in Shanksville, Pennsylvania on 9/11.
Fouad Ajami was a MacArthur Fellow, a Lebanese-born American
university professor, and a prolific writer on Middle Eastern issues.
He was a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the cochair of
the Herbert and Jane Dwight Working Group on Islamism and the
International Order. From 1980 to 2011 he was a professor and
director of Middle East studies at Johns Hopkins School of
Advanced International Studies. He has written numerous books,
including The Arab Predicament, Beirut: City of Regrets, The
Foreigner’s Gift, and The Syrian Rebellion.
MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES/ESSAYS, 248 PAGES, 5.5 X 8.5
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Contents:

Introduction: A World Foreshadowed

Part I
1. “The Arab Awakening: The Year of Living Dangerously” Foreign Affairs, March/April 2012
2. “The Honor of Aleppo: A Syrian Novel and a Syrian Revolution” The New Republic, February 7, 2012

Part II
3. “The Sorrows of Egypt” Foreign Affairs, September/October 1995
4. “The Secular Inheritance” Foreign Affairs, September/October 1997, special issue
5. “The Sentry’s Solitude” Foreign Affairs, November/December 2001
6. “The Making of a Hijacker: The Banal Lie and Barbarous Deeds of a 9/11 Terrorist” The New Republic, August 24, 2011
7. “Writing Iraq” The New Republic, April 23, 2007

Part III
8. “The Furrows of Algeria” The New Republic, January 27, 2010
9. “The Traveler’s Luck” The New Republic, July 13,1998
10. “The Humanist in the Alleys” The New Republic, September 25, 2006

Part IV
11. “The Making of Strangers: Muslims, Jews and the Other 1492” TriQuarterly Journal, December 22, 2007, special issue

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Speaking the Law


The Obama Administration’s Addresses
on National Security Law
Kenneth Anderson and Benjamin Wittes
When Barack Obama came into office, the strategic landscape facing
the United States in its overseas counterterrorism operations was
undergoing a shift. Even before the rise of drones necessitated the
articulation of legal doctrine, the Obama administration had to
explain itself. In Speaking the Law, the authors offer a detailed exam-
ination of the speeches of the Obama administration on national
security legal issues. Viewed together here for the first time, the
authors lay out a broad array of legal and policy positions regarding
a large number of principles currently contested at both the domestic
and international levels. The book describes what the Obama admin-
istration has said about the legal framework in which it is operating
with respect to such questions as the nature of the war on terrorism,
the use of drones and targeted killings, detention, trial by military
commission and in federal courts, and interrogation. The authors
analyze this framework, examining the stresses on it and asking
where the administration got matters right and where they were
wrong. They conclude with suggestions for certain reforms to the
framework for the administration and Congress to consider.
Kenneth Anderson is a professor of international law at Washington
College of Law, American University in Washington, DC, and the
author of Living with the UN. He is a visiting fellow at the Hoover
Institution, where he is also a member of the Task Force on
National Security and Law. Benjamin Wittes is a senior fellow in
governance studies at the Brookings Institution, the codirector of
the Harvard Law School-Brookings Project on Law and Security,
and a member of the Hoover Institution Task Force on National
Security and Law. They both live in Washington, DC.
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Excerpt:

The use of speeches to express opinio juris or to declare international legal views, interpretations of law, or policies that the
government believes fulfill its international law obligations is not new. On the contrary, law and diplomacy have traditionally
fused the two together in high-level addresses and statements given by statesmen, diplomats, and government leaders—some
of them in the form of statements directly to foreign governments and others as statements by the executive to Congress. The
Monroe Doctrine, for example, fused policy and legal views of the United States, consistent with practices of the time, and it
was first delivered as part of President James Monroe’s Message to Congress in 1823. Secretaries of state have delivered the
international legal views of the United States in many forms, ranging from speeches to exchanges of diplomatic letters, since
the earliest days of the republic. With the rise of multilateral diplomacy over the last sixty years—and not merely state-to-state
bilateral relations—statements or speeches addressed to whole groups of states have become a more important mechanism
for conveying the nation’s legal views, tending to replace the exchange of bilateral diplomatic notes or letters.

But an administration, over the course of four years, gives a great many speeches. A project analyzing the doctrine laid out
in those speeches thus necessarily faces a problem of selection: which to include, which to leave out. The relevant set of
speeches, in our view, includes those given by either White House officials or Senate-confirmed lawyers which articulate the
legal authorities claimed by the administration in prosecuting the conflict. Viewed in combination with one another, and
supplemented where necessary by more detailed statements in litigation or policy documents, these speeches represent the
closest thing to a doctrine of the conflict the administration has given—one that is, in fact, significantly more elaborated than
many people seem to imagine.

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Nuclear Security
The Problems and the Road Ahead
George P. Shultz, Sidney D. Drell, Henry A. Kissinger,
and Sam Nunn
Concern about the threat posed by nuclear weapons has preoccu-
pied the United States and presidents of the United States since the
beginning of the nuclear era. Nuclear Security draws from papers
presented at the 2013 meeting of the American Nuclear Society
examining worldwide efforts to control nuclear weapons and
ensure the safety of the nuclear enterprise of weapons and reac-
tors against catastrophic accidents. The distinguished contribu-
tors, all known for their long-standing interest in getting better
control of the threats posed by nuclear weapons and reactors, dis-
cuss what we can learn from past successes and failures and
attempt to identify the key ingredients for a road ahead that can
lead us toward a world free of nuclear weapons. The authors
review historical efforts to deal with the challenge of nuclear
weapons, with a focus on the momentous arms control negotia-
tions between U.S. president Ronald Reagan and Mikhail
Gorbachev. They offer specific recommendations for reducing
risks that should be adopted by the nuclear enterprise, both mili-
tary and civilian, in the United States and abroad. Since the risks
posed by the nuclear enterprise are so high, they conclude, no rea-
sonable effort should be spared to ensure safety and security.
George P. Shultz is the Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished
Fellow at the Hoover Institution and a former U.S. secretary of
state. He is the coauthor of Communicating with the World of
Islam and Issues on My Mind and the coeditor of Ending
Government Bailouts as We Know Them and Game Changers. He
lives in San Francisco. Sidney D. Drell is a senior fellow at the
Hoover Institution and a professor emeritus of theoretical physics
at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford University. He
is the coauthor of Gravest Danger and New Terror. He lives in
Palo Alto, California. Drell and Shultz previously collaborated on
Deterrence, Implications of the Reykjavik Summit on Its Twentieth

Contents:
Anniversary, The Nuclear Enterprise, and Reykjavik Revisited.
Henry A. Kissinger was national security advisor and the secretary

Preface
of state under presidents Nixon and Ford and is currently chair-

1. Reducing the Nuclear Threat: Lessons from Experience


man of Kissinger Associates, an international consulting firm. He is

2. Challenges to Maintaining Trust in the Safety


the author of World Order. He lives in San Francisco. Sam Nunn

and Security of the Nuclear Enterprise


is the cochairman and chief executive officer of the Nuclear Threat

3. Nuclear Risk: The Race between Cooperation


Initiative and a former U.S. senator from Georgia. He lives in

and Catastrophe
Stanford, California.

4. The Gipper’s Guide to Negotiating


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5. What a Final Iran Deal Must Do
2 B & W PHOTOS

6. Is It Illogical to Work toward a World without


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Final Thoughts
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Liberation Diaries The New Radicals


Reflections on 20 Years of Democracy A Generational Memoir of the 1970s
Edited by Busani Ngcaweni Glenn Moss
Told from the perspective of the everyday person, this book is From the political ashes of the late 1960s, new and radical
a compilation of 38 essays written by South Africans reflecting initiatives grew with surprising speed in the first half of the
on the journey of 20 years of democracy, against expectations, 1970s. The New Radicals: A Generational Memoir of the
aspirations, and outcomes. Contributors of different demo- 1970s tells the story of a generation of activists who embraced
graphic backgrounds and ideological persuasions were asked and developed forms of opposition politics that had profound
to reflect on what freedom means to them in the collective consequences. Within six short years, the politics of opposition
sense and to write about their experience of democracy—the and resistance had developed from an historical low point to
trials and tribulations, the high and low points of two decades the beginnings of a radicalism which would lead to the first
of democracy. Liberation Diaries is the story of postapartheid democratic election in 1994.
South Africa.
Glenn Moss was a student leader at Wits University in the
Busani Ngcaweni is an avid reader, commentator, and writer. 1970s. Detained and charged under security legislation in the
He has written articles for publications including Business Day, mid-1970s, he was acquitted after a year-long trial. He went
City Press, Public Sector Manager, and the Thinker. on to edit the South African Review and Work in Progress,
LITERARY COLLECTIONS/AFRICAN STUDIES, 224 PAGES, 6.25 X 9.25 head Ravan Press, and then work as a consultant to South
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“South Africa has reached a very important milestone of 20


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years of democracy. This book is an important reflection on


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those 20 years of hard work to change a country that was


once the skunk of the world to a model modern democracy,
which enshrines freedom, equality, justice, and socioeco-
nomic rights for all.”
—Jacob Zuma, president, Republic of South Africa

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Pig City Talking Smack


10th Anniversary Edition Honest Conversations about Drugs
Andrew Stafford Andrew McMillen
From cult heroes the Saints and the Go-Betweens to national Of all the creative industries, the most distinct link between
icons Powderfinger and international stars Savage Garden, drug use and creativity lies within music. The two elements
Brisbane has produced more than its share of great bands. But seem to be intertwined, inseparable; that mythical phrase “sex,
behind the music lay a ghost city of malice and corruption. drugs, and rock and roll” has been bandied about with a wink
Pressed under the thumb of the Bjelke-Petersen government and a grin for decades. In this fascinating book, journalist
and its toughest enforcers—the police—Brisbane’s musicians, Andrew McMillen talks with Australian musicians about their
radio announcers, and political activists braved ignorance, thoughts on—and experiences with—illicit, prescription, and
harassment, and often violence to be heard. This updated, 10th legal drugs. Through a series of in-depth and intimate inter-
anniversary edition features a scathing new introduction by the views, he tells the stories of those who have bitten into the for-
author, assessing the changing shape of Brisbane, its music, and bidden fruit and avoided choking. By having conversations
troubling developments since the return of the state of about something that’s rarely discussed in public, and much
Queensland to conservative governance. less often dealt with honestly, McMillen explores the truths
and realities of a contentious topic that isn’t going away.
Andrew Stafford is a freelance writer who has also worked as a
Talking Smack is a timely, thought-provoking must-read that
university tutor and environmental consultant.
takes readers inside the highs and lows of some of our most
MUSIC/POLITICAL SCIENCE, 392 PAGES, 5.5 X 8.25 successful and creative musicians.
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including the Australian, BuzzFeed, and Rolling Stone.
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“Compelling and superbly paced.” —Courier-Mail


“A valuable contribution to the national discussion on drug
“Stafford has produced a lively, original account of the way use.” —Sun Herald
that the oppressive culture of Joh Bjelke-Petersen’s
Queensland spawned a vibrant musical subculture informed “This is a brave and important book.”
by place, politics, and an era of protest.” —Age —Sydney Morning Herald/Saturday Age

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The Families Empty Bones and Other Stories


Vincent O’Sullivan Breton Dukes
In these 14 magnificent new stories from a New Zealand mas- From the author of the acclaimed short story collection Bird
ter, Vincent O’Sullivan exhibits a shrewd understanding that North, Empty Bones is a novella accompanied by five equally
pierces to the heart of what it means to be human. O’Sullivan raw, intense, and comical short stories. Empty Bones is
can mock, satirize, and laugh, but he also finds dignity in weightlifting, infidelity, drunk driving, facelifts, and childbirth.
unexpected places. He is interested in the art of living and in It’s a family and their weekend reunion. It is Lisbon to Madrid
the borderland where truth and lies meet, both in life and in on the night train and Auckland to Wellington on a motorbike.
fiction itself. It is the end, the beginning, and the gristly in between.
Vincent O’Sullivan is former professor of English at Victoria Breton Dukes is the author of Bird North and Other Stories
University of Wellington and at the University of Waikato. He and the recipient of the Creative New Zealand Louis Johnson
is the author of the novels Believers to the Bright Coast and Writer’s Bursary.
Let the River Stand, which won a Montana New Zealand FICTION, 182 PAGES, 5.5 X 8.25
Book Award; the poetry collections Blame Vermeer, Further TRADE PAPER, $12.99 (CAN $15.99)
Convictions Pending: Poems 1999–2008, Lucky Table, and ISBN: 9780864739186
Seeing You Asked; and Long Journey to the Border, a biogra- RIGHTS: WORLD
phy of John Mulgan. He is the coeditor of The Collected VICTORIA UNIVERSITY PRESS OCTOBER
Letters of Katherine Mansfield, and he has edited several major

“A striking first collection of stories from a writer who has


anthologies. He is the current poet laureate of New Zealand.

zeroed in on his subject and delivered an intense, necessary


FICTION, 251 PAGES, 5.5 X 8.25
book.” —Damien Wilkins, professor,
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University of Wellington, and author, The Miserables,


ISBN: 9780864739193
on Bird North and Other Stories
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Also available from Vincent O’Sullivan: Also available from Breton Dukes:

Blame Vermeer Bird North and Other Stories


9780864735515 9780864736901
$12.95 (CAN $13.95) $19.95 (CAN $21.95)

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Fiction by David Vogel


David Vogel was a Hebrew poet and novelist who was born in 1891 in Satanov, Podolia, modern day Ukraine. After the outbreak
of World War II, he was imprisoned by the French as an Austrian citizen, and later by the Nazis as a Jew. In 1944, he was deported
to Auschwitz, where he perished.

Married Life Two Novellas Viennese Romance


In the Sanatorium /
Facing the Sea
First published in 1929, David Vogel’s The first English-language publication of a
magnum opus is a sweeping portrait of a previously lost European jewel, Viennese
doomed marriage and a doomed city. Set Romance is set in the early 1900s and
in Vienna, the novel tells of the relation- David Vogel has long been regarded as a introduces us to Michael Rost, an 18-year-
ship between the penniless writer Rudolf leading figure of Hebrew literature, and old Jewish youth. Hungry for experience,
Gurdweill and Baroness Thea von Takow, his work has been compared to that of he comes to Vienna and forms passing
who treats her husband with cruelty and Joseph Roth, Thomas Mann, and Franz relationships with everyone who crosses
disdain. In spite of this, Gurdweill strug- Kafka. In the Sanatorium was Vogel’s first his path: whores, revolutionaries, paupers,
gles to find the will to leave his wife, even published work of fiction, translated here army officers, and rich men alike. When a
when the devoted Lotte Bondheim offers into English for the first time. It is set in a shady businessman takes the penniless
him the prospect of true happiness. Yet charitable Jewish hospital for consump- Rost under his wing, he rents a room in
this is no mere story of a love triangle. In tives, where death is always close, desire the home of an affluent bourgeois family.
astonishingly vivid detail, Vogel evokes the is heightened, and breaking the rules is He is seduced by the lady of the house
atmosphere of 1920s Vienna, taking read- exciting. In his depiction of the sanatori- while her husband is away on business,
ers from fashionable cafés and aristocratic um’s hothouse atmosphere, Vogel master- and shortly after starts an affair with her
estates to the shoemaker’s workshop and fully portrays the far-reaching effects of 16-year-old daughter as well. This love
the almshouse. With decadence and pover- the decadence that was so prevalent in triangle threatens to destroy the entire
ty existing side by side, Vienna is depicted early 20th-century Europe. Written in family. In the mesmerizing figure of
as a city on the brink of collapse—a 1932, Facing the Sea tells the story of a Michael Rost, we see the tortured relation-
haunting prefigurement of the horrors to couple spending the summer on the ship between cosmopolitan Jewish intellec-
come. With its rich prose, and its profound French Riviera. Their idyllic holiday, tuals and early 20th-century Europe. A
insight into the human condition, Married however, ends up testing their relationship compelling portrait of a decadent society,
Life is truly a modern classic. in ways they never thought possible. Viennese Romance also probes the obses-
Deeply evocative of a bygone era, and sive–destructive nature of love.
FICTION, 512 PAGES, 5.25 X 8
intensely erotic, it shows Vogel at the
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height of his powers. Published together,
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sion and subtle symbolic resonance, in truly good literature, Vogel is worth
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which the early Freudian influence is reading over and over.”


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unmistakable.” —Los Angeles Times —Ynetnews.com


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The Crying Out The Gift of Women


A Novel George McWhirter
Diane Keating • Co-op available
• Author tour to include Montreal and Toronto
• Co-op available
• Author tour to include Montreal and Quebec City (November) George McWhirter grounds his delightful characters in the
real, while his sharp wit and creative scenarios border on the
The Witherspoon family, descendants of New England Puritans
fantastical: a woman adopts a dolphin-man; an Irish madam
involved in the 17th-century witchcraft trials, have inherited
runs a railroad bordello in the desert; a devoted husband
an unspoken secret that binds them to each other and to their
drives his childless, belly-dancing wife to Greek tavernas with
ancient hilltop house in Madawaska Valley where the lives of
the ambition to quicken their lagging fertility; a Kurdish bar-
four generations of women named Sibyl have unfolded. The
ber has a cure for hair loss, but not the loss of his wife and
story centers on the youngest Sibyl who, vowing to change her
family in Iraq; a Mexican campesino swears his machete-sev-
fate, flees to the city. Three years later she is forced to return to
ered ear is a sea shell tuned to the Pacific Ocean. The Gift of
look for her missing grandmother. Alone in her birthplace, his-
Women is about religion and sexuality, the surreal and the
tory superimposes itself on reality as she is pulled into the
magical, a tale-telling of earthy and incendiary women, capa-
darkness of her ancestral past. But with the resilience of her
ble of setting a man, a valley, and an entire island on fire.
Puritan forefathers, Sibyl confronts her family secrets, emerg-
ing with a clarity that culminates in the novel’s startling cli- George McWhirter is the author of 10 books of poetry, eight
max. The Crying Out is a daring first novel that draws the books of short and long fiction, and four books of translation.
reader into its haunted world through the power of language He is the recipient of the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, the
and imagery. The highly charged, voice-driven narrative Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, and the F. R. Scott Translation Prize
weaves back and forth between the 17th and 20th centuries, and served as the inaugural Poet Laureate of Vancouver. He
integrating past and present, love and betrayal, madness and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
sanity. By exploring the history of one family, Diane Keating FICTION, 216 PAGES, 5 X 8
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& SOUTH AMERICA
Governor General’s Award, and The Year One: New and
Selected Poems. Two of her fictions were short-listed for the EXILE EDITIONS NOVEMBER

“With George McWhirter one comes to a situation familiar


James Michener Journey Prize. She lives in Toronto.

to Irish writing, where the magical arises not from the


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fiction, the ordinary gleams perpetually with strangeness,


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and Heaven is never quite where one seeks it.”
—Canadian Fiction Magazine
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Nirvana on Ninth Street The Purse Bearer Shadow Knight’s Mate


A Novel of Love, Lust
and Texas Politics
Susan Sherman Jay Brandon
Afterword by Rona L. Holub
This novel of international espionage
Photographs by Colleen McKay
Joe Holley begins with a bizarre terrorist attack
• Co-op available meant to discredit a secret society that
This novel explores the underbelly of the has been attempting to steer historical
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almost always politically incorrect world events for more than a century. Jack
(Fall) and Poets & Writers (September)
of politics and campaigning in Texas in Driscoll, a member of the society, and
• Author tour to include Berkeley
the 1980s. Rose Marie “Red” Ryder made Israeli security specialist Rachel Green
and San Francisco, California
a name for herself by becoming the first partner up with a sexy but mysterious
(October, November)
female state comptroller of Texas and she woman in order to prevent a second
Set in the 1960s and 70s, Nirvana on is now running to become the first attack, this one intended to disrupt a
Ninth Street is loosely based on residents woman U.S. senator from the Lone Star global economic summit in Europe.
who lived on and near Ninth Street State. Ryder’s campaign team is a potluck Together they must make sure the presi-
between Avenues B and C in Manhattan, of misfits and miscreants: a has-been dent of the United States attends the sum-
in what is now known as the East Village, evangelist’s son who once ran a string of mit while keeping him safe from assassins
during an extraordinary period when the mobile massage parlors, veterans of the who would like nothing more than to
area was a mecca of political radicalism civil rights struggles, Austin lesbian start a world war by killing the leader of
and avant-garde poetry, music, and art. activists, old-school political operatives the free world while he is on foreign soil.
Rachel, a wholly fictitious character, ties with sterling motives and shady morals, As the trio attempt to prevent a global
the vignettes together. She is a woman who and then there is Wily T. Foxx. Until he catastrophe, readers will discover some of
lives largely in a world of her own creation, joined the campaign, almost entirely by the “real history” of America, including
remembering people from her past who accident, Wily’s passion in life had been why Lee chose Gettysburg, why Franklin
live once again through her imagination. cock fighting. Now he is literally the can- Roosevelt had to run for a third and
didate’s “purse bearer,” a combination fourth term in office, and why Tom
Susan Sherman is a poet, a writer, an edi- bodyguard/campaign worker, privy to Hanks’ becoming a movie star was one
tor, and a cofounder of IKON magazine. all of the political intrigue found on the of secret society’s greatest failures.
She is the author of the memoir America’s campaign trail.
Child: A Woman’s Journey through the Jay Brandon is a successful attorney and
Radical Sixties. Rona L. Holub is a histor- Joe Holley is the politics editor and the award-winning author of more than a
ian, a teacher, and the director of the “Native Texan” columnist for the dozen mystery novels, including the best-
Women’s History Graduate Program at Houston Chronicle. He is the author of seller Fade the Heat, which was published
Sarah Lawrence College. Colleen McKay is My Mother’s Keeper and Slingin’ Sam: in 13 foreign countries, optioned by
the former staff photographer for IKON The Life and Times of the Greatest Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment,
magazine. They all live in New York City. Quarterback Ever to Play the Game. and nominated for an Edgar Allan Poe
He lives in Houston, Texas. Award. He lives in San Antonio, Texas.
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England Expects Friend & Foe Burke & Hare


A Mirabelle Bevan Mystery A Hew Cullan Mystery Owen Dudley Edwards
Sara Sheridan Shirley McKay In a boarding house in the WestPort area
of 1820’s Edinburgh, an old army pen-
Set during the summer heat wave of St. Andrews, 1583: the young king James
sioner dies of natural causes. He owes the
1953, this story finds Mirabelle and Vesta VI is confined at Falkland Palace, plotting
landlord £4 rent. Instead of burying the
investigating the seemingly unrelated his escape. Dissension rages between Kirk
body, the landlord and his friend—one
murders of a racing journalist and a and Crown, the king and his “lord enter-
William Hare and William Burke, both
cleaning woman. Their searches lead them prisers,” and between the separate fac-
Irish—fill the coffin with bark and sell the
through Brighton Pavilion’s crumbling tions of the church. In St. Andrews Castle,
corpse to Dr. Robert Knox, an ambitious
passageways to the quad of a Cambridge a bishop in decline plays out his darkest
Edinburgh anatomist. Burke and Hare
college and finally into the shady under- fantasies, while Hew and his friend Giles
make a profit of £3 and 10 shillings. After
world of Brighton freemasonry. And, investigate the true source of his sickness,
this encouraging start, Burke and Hare
while not on the murder trail, Vesta has uncovering corruption at its heart. The
decide to suffocate another sickly tenant,
to make some difficult decisions about death of a young soldier, implicating
so beginning the criminal career of the
her personal life. Hew’s sister and Giles’s wife Meg, leads
most notorious double act in serial killing
Hew to an astonishing discovery, and
Sara Sheridan is the author of the novels that would only end on the gallows with
toward his blackest hour—his fortunes
The Secret Mandarin and Secret of the the worst kind of betrayal. It’s a true tale
inextricable from those of James himself.
Sands. She sits on the committee of the of desperation and greed, of outsiders,
Society of Authors in Scotland and was Shirley McKay is a freelance proofreader ambition, corruption, love, and betrayal.
project manager for the 26 Treasures and is the author of The Wee Book of Fife
Owen Dudley Edwards is a reader in his-
Project in Scotland in 2011. and the Hew Cullan mysteries. In that
tory at Edinburgh University and a regular
FICTION, 256 PAGES, 6 X 9 series, Hue & Cry was short-listed for the
contributor and reviewer for radio, televi-
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sion, and the press. His books include
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Mind of an Activist: James Connolly,
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Gap The Good Priest


Rebecca Jessen A Father Vincent Ross Mystery
When you’re at the end of the line with nowhere to turn, how Gillian Galbraith
far would you go to protect the one you love? In this gripping
In the house of a Roman Catholic bishop a man lies in a pool
crime thriller, a man is found dead in an inner-city suburb, a
of blood. Out in the bishop’s diocese the quiet life of parish
police officer walks the blurry line between duty and loyalty,
priest Father Vincent Ross is about to be thrown into turmoil
and a young woman from the wrong side of the tracks is on
by a terrifying revelation. There are ugly scandals being hidden
the run. Ana soon becomes a suspect in the murder investiga-
by the church he has served for so long, and a murderer is on
tion, and, as sole caretaker for her younger sister, is desperately
the prowl. The police and the authorities are groping in the
trying to stay ahead of the law. In a surprising twist, the detec-
dark, but Father Ross has been given special information that
tive in charge of the case is no stranger and Ana is forced to
he cannot disclose to anyone. It gradually dawns on him that
face her past and the things she has left behind. Unsure of
he and he alone can unravel the mystery and bring the night-
whom she can trust and isolated by her crime, Ana is drawn
mare of violence to an end. He must put his personal safety,
into a passionate affair that breaks all the rules.
his reputation, and finally his life on the line.
Rebecca Jessen won the 2012 State Library of Queensland
Gillian Galbraith is the legal correspondent for the Scottish
Young Writers Award for her short story “Gap.” In 2013 she
Farmer and has written law reports for the Times. She was
won the Queensland Literary Award for Best Emerging Author
formerly an advocate specializing in medical negligence and
for its novelization.
agricultural law cases.
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to make sense of the limits their lives sometimes set The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency
on them.” —Queensland Literary Awards
“[Galbraith] offers a much needed female perspective on
“This warm, spare novel is a powerful reminder of how the city and the genre.” —Scottish Field
young people can fall through the gaps, alone and unseen.
Jessen’s story moves at a crackling pace. You will not want
to put it down, and when you do, you’ll want to read it all
over again.” —Lisa Jacobson, author, The Sunlit Zone

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The Best Canadian Essays 2014 CVC: Book Four


Edited by Christopher Doda and Natalie Zina Walschots Carter V. Cooper Short Fiction Anthology Series
• Part of the Best Canadian Essays in English series Edited by Gloria Vanderbilt

Featuring a trusted series editor and a new guest editor, this • Part of the Carter V. Cooper Short Fiction Anthology series,
continuation of the annual assemblage of essays showcases which includes CVC: Book One (9781550961690), CVC: Book
diverse writing from across Canada. Culled from leading mag- Two (9781550962949), and CVC: Book Three (9781550963571)
azines on topics such as race, economy, literature, sports,
The best of today’s Canadian short fiction is showcased in this
bioethics, and family, The Best Canadian Essays 2014 contains
fourth annual volume of the Carter V. Cooper Short Fiction
award-winning and nominated nonfiction articles that are top-
Anthology series, which features the 12 stories short-listed—
ical and engaging and have their finger on the pulse of our
among them winners Jason Timermanis and Hugh Graham—
contemporary psyches.
for the 2014 $15,000 Vanderbilt/Exile Short Fiction
Christopher Doda is a critic, an editor, and a poet. He is the Competition. The book contains contemporary writing that
author of the collections of poetry Aesthetics Lesson and reflects a diversity in emerging and established Canadian writ-
Among Ruins, and his poems and reviews have appeared in ers, including Gregory Betts, K’ari Fisher, Matthew R. Loney,
journals and magazines across Canada. He is the book review Helen Marshall, George McWhirter, Susan P. Redmayne, Linda
editor for the online journal Studio. Natalie Zina Walschots Rogers, Leon Rooke, Madelaine Sonik, and Erin Soros.
is a poet and a music journalist. Her first book of poetry, Following the stories are biographies of each contributor.
Thumbscrews, won the inaugural Robert Kroetsch Award for
Gloria Vanderbilt is an actress, an artist, a fashion designer, and
Innovative Poetry. Her poetry has appeared widely in literary
the sponsor of the Vanderbilt/Exile Short Fiction Competition.
magazines including Broken Pencil, Carousel, Matrix, Open
She is the author of memoirs and novels that include It Seemed
Letter, and Rampike. She was formerly the managing editor
Important at the Time, A Mother’s Story, Obsession, and The
of Filling Station and Dandelion magazines. They both live
Things We Fear Most and has contributed to Elle, the New
in Toronto.
York Times, and Vanity Fair. She lives in New York City.
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Hype
Bestsellers and Literary Culture
Edited by Jon Helgason, Sara Kärrholm, and Ann Steiner
In the world of books and literature, “hype” is associated with
bestsellerism—the books that sell the most, are read by vast num-
bers, and constantly talked about in media and staff rooms. Often,
it is the success in itself that generates an interest because popular-
ity begets popularity. Quite often though, a hyped bestseller is met
with a skeptic criticism of poor language, a badly constructed plot,
a predictable story line, or all three. The bestseller phenomenon is
sometimes conceived as a threat against “real” literature. Research
into the creation, reception, and meaning of bestsellers is utterly
scarce and Hype: Bestsellers and Literary Culture is an important
contribution to the understanding of the literature read by the
masses. Popular literature plays an important role in the lives of
millions of readers, offering entertainment, social commentary,
and alternate perspectives on everyday life. This volume brings
together such diverse issues as the creation of hype, the role and
the meaning of the author in the present-day media landscape,
changes in the book trade, and the relationship between bestsellers
and research into them. Further articles give an historical overview
on postapocalyptic stories, desert romances and the role of the
authors. This book offers new knowledge on a subject that is
increasingly popular within university curricula. Although the
anthology is a work of academic research the texts are of equal
interest to general readers.
Jon Helgason is an editor of the dictionary from the Swedish
Academy and a researcher in comparative literature at Lund
University. He is a coeditor of Women’s Language: An Analysis
of Style and Expression in Letters Before 1800. Sara Kärrholm is
associate professor in literature and publishing studies at Lund
University, Sweden. Her research has mainly been performed within
literary studies with an interdisciplinary approach concerning pop-
ular literature, specifically crime fiction, and children’s literature.

Contents:
Ann Steiner is a lecturer in literary studies and publishing studies at
Lund University in Sweden. Her research focuses mainly on con-

Introduction
temporary book trade as well as the relationship between literature

1. Serendipity, Promotion and Literature. Contemporary


and digital technology. She is a coeditor of Interdisciplinary

Book Trade and the International Megasellers


Approaches to Twilight.

2. A Turn to the Rights. The Advent and Impact


LITERARY CRITICISM/MEDIA & JOURNALISM, 224 PAGES, 5.75 X 8.5

of Swedish Literary Agents


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3. Bestseller Culture and its Effects on Research.


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The Case of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy


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4. The Author as Celebrity and Star


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5. The Mediatized I Am Zlatan Ibrahimovic


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6. The Artisan and the Professional. The Split Origins


“A work of highest scientific standard in its presentation of of Modern Authorship
analyses and results; it is efficient, straight to the point, 7. Apocalypse Now and Again. Mapping the Bestselling
and precisely argued throughout despite its, in parts, Classics of the End of the World
relatively specialized content. That the book will leave a 8. The Sheik Returns. Imitations and Parodies of the
distinct thumbprint within its discipline is quite evident. Desert Romance
Therefore, it has my evident and best recommendations.” 9. Righteous and Overthrowing Rebellions in Fantasy
—Boel Westin, professor, comparative literature, and Science Fiction Literature for the Young—the
Stockholm University, on Women’s Language Example of Harry Potter

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Wild Voices Peacemongers


Journeys Through Time in the
Scottish Highlands
Barry Hill
A literary masterpiece, this latest book from award-winning
Mike Cawthorne author Barry Hill is a travel book, a history book, and a peace
book. His odyssey begins with a pilgrimage to Bodhi Gaya in
The journeys in this book are tales of adventure on foot and India, where the Buddha received enlightenment, and ends after
by canoe through some of the last wild places in Scotland. he reaches Nagasaki, Japan, in the aftermath of its atomic
Each journey is haunted by the ghost of another writer—Neil bomb. His traveling is imbued with the life and ideas of India’s
Gunn, Iain Thomson, Rowena Farre—who has left behind the greatest artist and intellectual, Rabindranath Tagore, along with
trace of his or her own experience of these isolated hills, glens, that of M. K. Gandhi, who Tagore called “Mahatma,” Great
streams, or lochs. Traveling in time as well as space, Mike Soul. He’s then traveling, like Tagore, in Japan, and meditating
Cawthorne gains a new perspective on burning contemporary on its militarist turn, its warmongering Buddhism, and the
issues such as land ownership, renewable energy, conservation, Tokyo War Crimes Trial with its riddled postcolonial legacy.
and depopulation. On one level these are exciting and lyrical He goes to Zen temples, secret islands, and into some of the
evocations of wild walks and nature in the raw; on another recesses of Japanese history, all the while musing on his own
level they explore the meaning of Scotland’s surviving wilder- capacity for inner disarmament. Hill also has his late father with
ness to wanderers in the past and its vital importance in the him, a union man and Australian peace activist, whose dated left
present day. humanism may not be enough for the wars and ruins the West
Mike Cawthorne has worked as a teacher, professional photog- has recently created. The discourse of this incredible work—
rapher, and freelance journalist. He is the author of Hell of a poetic, mobile, ambivalent—seeks to be an antidote to the politi-
Journey: On Foot through the Scottish Highlands in Winter, cal impotence of progressive thought over the last decade. But
which was short-listed for the Boardman-Tasker Prize for Peacemongers does not peddle hope, and when it sights hope it
mountain literature, and Wilderness Dreams. tends to be as an epiphany, as was the case with Tagore.
HISTORY/TRAVEL, 220 PAGES, 5 X 7.75 Barry Hill has won Premier’s Awards for poetry, nonfiction,
16 B & W ILLUSTRATIONS and essay. He is possibly best known for the award-winning
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Freud, was short-listed for the 2012 UK’s Forward Prize. He
“A marvelously evocative write: never dull, he even has been a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Melbourne
describes the cold with warmth . . . work born of a deep and was poetry editor of the Australian.
sense of connection and love.”
—Kathleen Jamie, poet and author, The Treehouse
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Rowing After the White Whale


A Crossing of the Indian Ocean by Hand
James Adair
Over a boozy Sunday lunch, flatmates James Adair and Ben
Stenning made a promise to row across the ocean. At first they
considered the Pacific, then the Atlantic, but once James and Ben
completed the high-profile Atlantic Rowing Race, their thoughts
turned to the Indian Ocean, longer and tougher than the Atlantic
and having seen fewer people row across its waters than have
walked on the Moon. After years of planning and fundraising,
they are ready to launch in the spring of 2011. Neither James nor
Ben had any rowing or sailing experience. To add to this, James
had paralyzed feet as a result of contracting Guillain-Barre syn-
drome at the age of 14. It locked his body into total paralysis for
three months while his mind had remained completely active, and
lack of the ability to move his feet was its result. This adventure
was a challenge that neither man should have ever considered, yet
it is chronicled in this harrowing story.
James Adair is a former editor of the Alderney Journal, wrote a
column in the Guernsey Press, and wrote freelance articles for the
Times’ Books and News sections. He is currently a ship broker
based in Ghana.
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Excerpt:

The Pacific—the very word seemed to summon up the wide expanse of ocean, the equatorial sun beating down on the two of
us hauling in another massive tuna for lunch. Yes, the daydreams were unrealistic, but they were alluring and they had us
hooked. Every time I rode the 59 bus or the tube, crammed in, standing again, wedged between ashen-faced salary man and
morbidly obese tourist, accompanied by the sound of an aggressive track-suited mother chiding her toddler or the ramblings of
some unwashed nutter; every time my mind would drift off to sea, to a place where you couldn’t see another human being in
any direction. Space, solitude and silence, these were the things I craved—and, of course, a massive skive off work. Back in our
flat we’d discuss the mad scheme over shepherd’s pie and red wine.

“We really have to do the rowing, no matter what.”

“Yeah, definitely.”

“I’m not kidding, Ben. We have to get out there as soon as we can.”

“I’m ready now.”

“No, but really, we should really do it.”

“Stop worrying, Adair. We both know when we get out there I’ll end up doing all the rowing.”

“Will you be bringing those mustard coloured corduroys of yours?”

“Absolutely. Will you be bringing your riding boots?”

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The Colour of Food Sababa


A Memoir of Life, Love & Dinner Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Food
Anne Else Tal Smith and Nirit Saban
Photographs by Russell Smith
When Anne Else married at the age of 19, she had never
cooked a meal, despite having grown up above a grocery shop. Upon entering Cape Town’s Sababa restaurant, you step onto
That shaky start notwithstanding, she went on to become an a blank canvas with a riot of color right at its center. This is
enthusiastic cook—with a bit of help from Elizabeth David, the buffet, bright with salads, some stained pink with roast
Nancy Spain, Katharine Whitehorn, and the Duchess of beetroot juice, others seasoned with freshly squeezed lemon or
Windsor. In this captivating memoir, Else recounts the story strewn with generous quantities of fresh herbs. Here food is a
of her life, from her first marriage and motherhood; through celebration. Sababa is all about uncomplicated and wholesome
becoming a feminist, divorcing, remarrying, finding her birth food with a Middle Eastern and Mediterranean influence.
mother, and the heartbreaking loss of family members; to forg- Food is prepared fresh daily in the Sababa kitchens by sisters
ing a lively community of new friends through her food blog in Tal and Nirit, along with a group of dedicated and passionate
her 60s. By turns charming, funny, warm, poignant, and wise, chefs who love to cook and live food. Using local ingredients
this book offers readers delicious recipes from every era of and fresh produce, Sababa is full of recipes that anybody can
Else’s cooking career. cook at home.
Anne Else is a New Zealand writer, editor, and blogger, the Tal Smith and Nirit Saban are sisters and the co-owners of the
author or coauthor of five books on women and social history, restaurant Sababa. Tal opened her first outlet, Sea Point, in St.
and a cook and gourmand. In 2004 she was made a Member John’s Piazza while Nirit manages Sababa’s City Bowl catering
of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to literature. branch. Russell Smith is a professional photographer who has
COOKING/AUTOBIOGRAPHY, 184 PAGES, 5.75 X 6.75 shot on location internationally as well as working in the stu-
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extraordinary—and in Anne Else’s case the details are more
extraordinary than many.” —New Zealand Books “The perfect companion to provide a comprehensive guide
“It is an absolute delight to read this delicate morsel of a to Middle Eastern meals.” —Mail & Guardian
book that leaves a lingering taste of a meal lovingly shared
and enjoyed.” —Elisabeth Marrow, Daily Post
“[Else] has the writer’s instinct for a good story and the
editor’s keen eye for accuracy and brevity. . . . A disarmingly
intimate life account that fast forwards and winds back.”
—Susette Goldsmith, Listener

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My Secret Rome Ava Gardner


A Girl’s Guide to Intimate Rome Beautiful, Wild, Innocent
Manola Costanzi and Domitilla Petriaggi Second edition
Filled with eye-catching photos and color illustrations, this is Gilles Dagneau
the perfect vade mecum for all women—tourists and “unobser-
Retracing the artistic and private life of a charismatic and
vant” Romans alike—who want to discover and experience
exceptional movie queen, this splendidly illustrated biography
the thousands of unexpected and up-to-the-minute resources
draws fascinating and hitherto unexplored parallels between
that Rome has to offer. Soak in the waters of a spa created in a
Ava Gardner’s personal life and her screen roles. The accounts
bank vault, find a naughty little shop of burlesque clothes, try
of each of Ava’s films—including cast, credits, and a brief
a genuine Roman pizza, discover the intriguing Palazzo della
synopsis—are accompanied by a rich selection of private and
Scimmia with the eternal flame on its tower, reach the heights
public black-and-white as well as color photos. More than the
of the Altare della Patria in a crystal lift, or know the best spot
story of a woman, this is the story of a myth that sheds new
to admire the sunset along the Lungotevere. You’ll find the
light on an enigmatic, enchanting movie legend. Her fascinat-
coolest places in Rome in the pages of this book, a precious
ing story is brought to life through Gilles Dagneau’s sharp,
elixir of insider tips and addresses of all the best kept secrets
psychological study and the sumptuous photography.
of the most in-the-know, born-and-bred Roman women.
Gilles Dagneau is a film director who was nominated for the
Manola Costanzi is a senior editor and an avid traveler. She is
César award for Best Short Film for Le Bridge. He works as
the former head of marketing and communications for 12.88,
chief film editor at RFO Polynésie and has been a contributor
a major Italian telephone company. Domitilla Petriaggi is a
to La Revue du Cinéma, La Saison Cinématographique,
lawyer. They both live in Rome.
Cinéma 80 et 81, and Les Fiches de Monsieur Cinéma. He is
TRAVEL, 192 PAGES, 6 X 8.25 the author of Dustin Hoffman.
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“Such a glorious celebration of the life of one of our great-


est movie stars, but also of an era of entertainment that
has long since died—a time when the stars on the movie
set not only rivaled those in the sky, but often outshined
them.” —Marie Jones, BookIdeas.com

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What Did You Do in Nazis in Pre-War The Cairngorms


the Cold War, Daddy? London, 1930–1939 A Secret History
Personal Stories from The Fate and Role of
a Troubled Time German Party Members
Patrick Baker

and British Sympathizers


This secret history of the Cairngorms is a
series of journeys exploring little-known
Edited by Ann Curthoys
stories of the Cairngorm Mountains.
and Joy Damousi James J. Barnes and Patience P. Barnes History combines with travelogue in a
The Cold War was a turbulent time to The first book to study the history of the vivid account of this elemental scenery—
grow up in: family ties were tested, friend- Nazis in Britain, this work details how in a unique British landscape and its last
ships were torn apart, and new beliefs September 1930 the Nazi Party newspa- great wilderness. There have been rare
forged out of the ruins of old loyalties. In per, Völkischer Beobachter, sent its first human incursions into the Cairngorm
this book, through 12 evocative stories of representative to London and soon after, plateau, and Patrick Baker tracks them
childhood and early adulthood in German residents in London established a down. He traces elusive wildlife and
Australia during the Cold War years, writ- local Nazi group that provided party relives ghostly sightings on the summit
ers from vastly different backgrounds members with a place to congregate. By of Ben Macdui. From the search for a
explore how global political events affected 1933, more than 100 members belonged long-forgotten climbing shelter and the
the intimate space of home, family life, and to the London group, and the book goes locating of ancient gem mines, to the
friendships. Some writers were barely in on to discuss how the Nazis in pre-war discovery of skeletal aircraft remains and
their teens when they felt the first touches London created a dilemma for the British the hunt for a mysterious 19th-century
of their parents’ political lives, both on the foreign and home offices, who were divided aristocratic settlement, he seeks out the
Left and the Right. Others grew up in as to how best to treat residents whose unlikeliest and most interesting of fea-
households well attuned to activism across allegiance was to the German Reich. An tures in places far off the beaten track.
the spectrum, including anticommunism, appendix listing the details concerning the Patrick Baker has worked in the publish-
workers’ rights, anti-Vietnam War, anti- nearly 400 German party members and ing industry for many years editing and
apartheid, and women’s rights. Nazi journalists who spent time in Britain producing academic journals and is cur-
Ann Curthoys is an honorary professor at prior to the war, is included. rently a writer for an investment manage-
the University of Sydney. She is the author James J. Barnes is a professor of history at ment company. A keen outdoor
of Freedom Ride. Joy Damousi is a profes- Wabash College. Patience P. Barnes is a enthusiast, he has walked and climbed
sor of history at the University of research associate at Wabash College. They throughout Scotland and Europe. He is
Melbourne. She is the author of Living are the coauthors of Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” the author of Walking in the Ochils,
with the Aftermath: Trauma, Nostalgia in Britain and America, 1930–1939 and Campsie Fells and Lomond Hills.
and Grief in Post-War Australia. Nazi Refugee Turned Gestapo Spy: The Life HISTORY/TRAVEL, 176 PAGES, 5.5 X 8.5
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Robert the Bruce


King of Scots
James Robertson
Illustrations by Jill Calder
A visually stunning book, this work blends the talents of
acclaimed Scottish novelist James Robertson with an artist
whose bold and colorful illustrations perfectly complement
of the most dramatic tales in Scottish history. Telling the
complete life story of Robert the Bruce, including the famous
Battle of Bannockburn, the murder of the Red Comyn, and
Bruce and the spider, this book is full of accurate, historical
detail and imaginative touches that offer a fresh and vital
perspective on one of Scotland’s greatest heroes.
James Robertson is one of Scotland’s most significant mod-
ern writers, whose novels include And the Land Lay Still;
Joseph Knight, which won the Saltire Scottish Book of the
Year and the Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year; The
Professor of Truth; and The Testament of Gideon Mack,
which was long-listed for the Man Booker prize in 2006.
Jill Calder is an illustrator and digital artist.
HISTORY/ART, 64 PAGES, 8.75 X 12.25
68 COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
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Foundations of Classical Ballet The Royal New Zealand Ballet


New, Complete and Unabridged Translation at 60
of the 3rd Edition
Edited by Anne Rowse and Jennifer Shennan
Agrippina Vaganova
The 60th birthday of the Royal New Zealand Ballet is a tri-
Edited by Bruce Michelson
umph for the vision of Poul Gnatt who, in 1953, led a troupe
Translated by Aleksandr Wilansky
of dancers traveling the length and breadth of the country.
• Part of the Performing Arts series This book, with more than 50 contributors—including artistic
directors, dancers, and other notable characters—and more
The definitive guide to the Russian Method of ballet, this than 300 illustrations, is both a rich history and a vibrant
complete, unabridged original version is the basis for all other celebration of that heroic story.
classical ballet textbooks. It contains expanded text, entirely Anne Rowse is a former professional dancer with London’s
new sections, and corrections. With additional documentation, Festival Ballet and director of the National School of Ballet/
photos, and contextual analysis, this edition contains a new New Zealand School of Dance. Jennifer Shennan is a writer
biographical essay, a comprehensive summary of Vaganova’s and teacher in dance history and anthropology, with special
lifetime achievements, photos of her as a dancer in some of research interests in the Pacific.
her greatest roles and as a teacher with her students, and
important new research into the influence of the Italians, led DANCE/HISTORY, 344 PAGES, 8.625 X 9.75
200 COLOR PHOTOS, 100 B & W PHOTOS, FOUR-COLOR INTERIOR
by Enrico Cecchetti, on the development of Russian ballet.
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in 1916 to become a teacher and played a pivotal role in the
rebirth of Russian ballet. She developed the Vaganova method,
the technique that derived from the teaching methods of the
old Imperial Ballet School. Her technique is one of the most
popular techniques today. Bruce Michelson studied at the
Pennsylvania Ballet School and performed worldwide as a
dancer with major American and European dance companies.
He is a correspondent for Dance Europe magazine. He lives
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Aleksandr Wilansky had a long
career as a professional dancer, actor, and director. He has been
a guest lecturer in dance history at the Sorbonne in Paris.
DANCE/REFERENCE, 256 PAGES, 5 X 7.75
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Trading Places Scottish Independence


The Airport Economist’s Guide Weighing Up the Economics
to International Business Gavin McCrone
Tim Harcourt Foreword by Magnus Linklater
Is Japan running out of husbands? Is China running out of In autumn 2014, those living in Scotland will face the most
wives? Did Genghis Khan really invent free trade? And why important political decision of a lifetime: whether Scotland
can’t you see the price of a Big Mac at McDonalds in becomes an independent state once again, as it was before
Argentina? In Trading Places, Tim Harcourt—also known as 1707, or remains within the United Kingdom will have pro-
the Airport Economist—takes you around the globe, talking to found consequences for everyone in Britain. This book
businesses, governments, union officials, NGOs, and others in explores the many issues involved in this important choice,
the community to understand what makes each economy tick. including a key part of the debate that centers around the
He reveals where the opportunities are, identifies the risks, and question of whether Scotland would prosper more or less
provides insider tips on doing business in each destination. after independence. How well off is Scotland? Would it have a
Like The Airport Economist, a bestseller in several languages, faster or slower growing economy if it was independent? What
Trading Places is essential reading for business travelers, stu- currency would be used—the pound, the euro, or something
dents of economics or business, and anyone who wants to new? What should its energy policy be? In this impartial and
understand the complexities of our modern globalized world. thought-provoking book, economist Gavin McCrone addresses
these and many other questions, which are of vital importance
Tim Harcourt is the J. W. Nevile Fellow in Economics at the in the run up to the referendum.
Australian School of Business at the University of New South
Wales. He is the author of six books, including the internation- Gavin McCrone has studied, written, and lectured about the
al bestseller The Airport Economist, and is a regular commen- Scottish economy for many years. He was chief economic advis-
tator on Australian television and radio and on Bloomberg, er for more than two decades to successive secretaries of state for
CCTV, BBC World, and CNBC Asia. Scotland and was successively head of two Scottish government
departments—the Industry Department for Scotland and the
ECONOMICS, 304 PAGES, 5.5 X 8.25
Scottish Development Department. Magnus Linklater is a jour-
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“Tim Harcourt makes international economics come to life


ISBN: 9781780272344

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‘big picture’ of the macro story. We economists forget it is


hard work for exporters out there in the big bad world, but
Harcourt tells the story of Australia’s international integra-
tion in a lively readable style.” —Ross Gittins,
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Flying Dinosaurs Horses in Australia


How Fearsome Reptiles Became Birds An Illustrated History
John Pickrell Nicolas Brasch
Unearthing the recent paleontologial discoveries, this fascinat- The horse has been an integral part of Australian history since
ing popular science book shows that birds are direct descen- the First Fleet brought the first horse to the country’s shores.
dants of dinosaurs. The discovery of the first feathered From the resilient workhorses of colonial Australia and the
dinosaur in China in 1996 sent shockwaves through the pale- determined stockhorses rounding up livestock, to the champi-
ontologial world. Were the feathers part of a complex mating on racehorses that capture the country’s imagination at every
ritual, or a stepping stone in the evolution of flight? And just Melbourne Cup, horses have contributed to many of the great
how closely related is T. rex to a chicken? Award-winning jour- human feats in our history. Here, alongside 150 stunning
nalist John Pickrell reveals how dinosaurs developed flight and images, Nicolas Brasch explores why horses have long been
became the birds in our backyards. He delves into the latest appreciated by Australians from all walks of life—and how
paleontological findings in China, the United States, and they have been captured so strikingly by our photographers
Europe and uncovers a thriving black market in fossils and and artists.
infighting between dinosaur hunters. He also investigates the
Nicolas Brasch is the author of more than 350 books. He is the
controversial plan to use a chicken to bring dinosaurs back
coauthor of Horseracing’s Hall of Shame and the compiler of
from the dead. Perhaps dinosaurs didn’t die out when an aster-
the first two editions of the Australasian Turf Directory.
oid hit Earth 66 million years ago. This book journeys into the
deep, dark depths of the Jurassic to find out what happened. HISTORY/ANIMALS, 256 PAGES, 8 X 9.5
140 COLOR PHOTOS, 150 B & W PHOTOS
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Australian Geographic. He has also worked for Cosmos, New ISBN: 9781742231013
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Al-Ghazali
Demi
The importance of al-Ghazali in the
intellectual and spiritual history of both
the Western and Islamic world cannot
be too highly estimated. He is consid-
ered to be the savior of Islam because
in his 40-volume opus magnum, The
Revival of the Religion Sciences, he clar-
ifies the spiritual meanings and inner
purposes of every aspect of the Islamic
faith. This book, an illustrated biogra-
phy for both parents and children—
with adjacent text for both—presents
this inspiring life with exquisite minia-
tures in the Persian style. The biography
covers his humble birth and education,
rise to fame, spiritual crisis, and subse-
quent journeying to find the Truth in
Syria, Palestine, and Mecca before
returning home, having purified his
heart. The text is distilled from his own
autobiography, Deliverance from Error,
written in the 11th century CE and
from other scholarly biographies.
Demi is the author and illustrator of
more than 300 children’s books, includ-
ing picture-book biographies of spiritual
leaders such as Jesus, Buddha, the Dalai Lama, Gandhi, Lao Tzu, Krishna, Mahavira, and Muhammad. Her titles have been desig-
nated American Library Association Notable Children’s Books, New York Times Best Illustrated Books, Notable Books for a Global
Society, and American Bookseller Pick of the List Books. She lives in Yarrow Point, Washington.
RELIGION & THEOLOGY/SPIRITUALITY
48 PAGES, 9.5 X 10.5
40 COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
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Bells of the Hours Civilization of Paradise


Paul Quenon Revelation Poems
Bells of the Hours speaks with authentic art out of a well- Asad Ali
seasoned experience of the daily monastic life. It bears the Translated by Kabir Helminski
authority of more than 50 years of practice, prayer, and read-
Civilization of Paradise is both a collection of Qur’an inspired
ing from a disciplined and ascetic life in a Trappist monastery.
poetry and a fascinating record of intimate dialogs with a Sufi
Silence, listening, and reflection fill these words, which surprise
master in Damascus. Poetry, in the case of Asad Ali, is a way
and refresh the mind interested in ground-level views of a
of life and prayer. In the state of consciousness from which
monastery and the distinctive round of work, song, and joy
he speaks, we become the companions of great beings: the
that takes place there.
Timeless Desert, the Infinitely Compassionate, the Supplicating
Paul Quenon has been a monk at Gethsemani Abbey for 56 Earth, the Universal Human. Each of these poems is related to
years. He is the author of the poetry collections Afternoons a Surah of the Qur’an, as noted below the title of each poem.
with Emily, The Art of Pausing, Carved in Stone, Laughter:
Assad Ali is an eminent Islamic thinker and a living spiritual
My Purgatory, Monkswear, and Terrors of Paradise. He lives
master in the storied tradition of such great Sufis as Ibn Arabi
in New Haven, Kentucky.
and Rumï. He received spiritual training in several Sufi schools,
POETRY/RELIGION & THEOLOGY, 93 PAGES, 6 X 9 including the Shadhiliyyah, Qadiriyyah, and Riffaiyyah schools.
TRADE PAPER, $15.95 (CAN $18.99) He is the author of many books, most notably In the Lights of
ISBN: 9781887752367 the Quran, a 25-volume multilevel poetic expression of the
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Quran in accordance with the seven spiritual stations of the
FONS VITAE OCTOBER human being. He is a former a professor of literature, linguistic
methodology, and rhetoric at Damascus University and has
“Brother Paul Quenon bridges the life of contemplation with written more than a thousand papers and research studies
the world of poetry. The monastic bells of the title remind and is widely published in Arabic magazines and newspapers.
us that there is not only sacredness in each moment, but Kabir Helminski is a Shaikh of the Mevlevi Order of Sufis,
great poetry too. And like the bells, Quenon’s poems call which traces its inspiration to Jelaluddin Rumi. He and his
us back to what gives beauty and light to a world so often wife founded and now direct the Threshold Society, a nonprofit
lacking in both.” —Judith Valente, correspondent, educational foundation that has developed programs to provide
Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, and author, Atchison Blue: a structure for practice and study within Sufism and spiritual
A Search for Silence, a Spiritual Home and a Living Faith psychology. He has translated many volumes of Sufi literature,

“The poems . . . speak to the experience of living within this


including the works of Rumi, and is the author of two books

monastic community, including the struggle with spirituality,


on Sufism. He lives in Santa Cruz, California.

the celebration of nature, and the love of God.”


POETRY/RELIGION & THEOLOGY, 209 PAGES, 6 X 9

—Marty Gervais, journalist, Windsor Star


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How to Be Dead in a Year of Snakes A Wild Adventure


Chris Tse Tom Pow
In 1905, white supremacist Lionel Terry murdered the Tom Pow’s beautiful, powerful poems examine the remarkable
Cantonese gold prospector Joe Kum Yung to draw attention life of Thomas Watling. Watling was born in Dumfries in
to his crusade to rid New Zealand of Chinese and other east September 1762 and raised by a long-suffering maiden aunt.
Asian immigrants. Author Chris Tse uses this story—and its Convicted of forging Bank of Scotland one-guinea notes he
reenactment for a documentary a hundred years later—to was sentenced to 14 years in the recently founded colony of
reflect on the experiences of Chinese migrants of the period, Botany Bay in Australia. The first professional artist to arrive
their wishes and hopes, their estrangement and alienation, in the colony, Watling was seconded to its Surgeon General
their ghostly reverberation through a white-majority culture. (and amateur naturalist) John White. His pioneer paintings of
Along the way readers visit the gold fields of the south; a ship- birds, animals, and the landscape became some of the principal
wreck in the Hokianga that left the spirits of 500 Chinese gold records of the earliest days of Australia. He was eventually
miners in an unmemorialized limbo for a hundred years; and pardoned in April 1797 and left Australia, eventually returning
the streets of Newtown, Wellington, where Lionel Terry went home to Dumfries. He died there, most likely in 1814. This
out one night “looking for a Chinaman.” Chris Tse’s flickering poetry collection that brilliantly captures his life is published
use of imagery, resonant language, and flexible pronouns are to coincide with the bicentenary of Watling’s death.
particularly suited to the historic events he describes and the
Tom Pow is an award-winning poet and author of both
viewpoints he shifts through.
children’s and adults’ books, including In the Becoming,
Chris Tse is an editor, a writer, an actor, a musician, and a film- Transfusion, When the Rains Come, and Who Is the World
maker. His poetry has appeared in numerous publications, For? He is an honorary senior research fellow University of
including AUP New Poets 4, Cha, Landfall, Sport, and Turbine. Glasgow in Dumfries.
He was the winner of the 2009 NZ Chinese POETRY, 112 PAGES, 5.25 X 8.5
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“Chris Tse performs a sustained and impressive conjuring


act, summoning the wandering ghost of Joe Kum Yung out
of the shadows cast by his murderer Lionel Terry and offer-
ing him a life and afterlife of his own. . . . Charged with
questions of justice, empathy, and tolerance that remain
very much alive today.”
—Chris Price, senior lecturer, Victoria University–Wellington

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An Aviary of Small Birds Carmina


Karen McCarthy Woolf Gaius Valerius Catullus
Translated and edited by Len Krisak
An Aviary of Small Birds is both elegy to a stillborn son and
testament to the redemptive qualities of poetry as a transfor- The works of poet Catullus have long been a companion for
mative art. The book opens at the birth, which paradoxically both lovers and those whom love has disappointed. He is also
becomes the moment of death when, after a long labor and an a satirical and epigrammatic writer who savagely consoles
emergency caesarean, the baby’s heart gives out. For the moth- with laughter. Carmina captures his mordant, scathing wit and
er, her body flooded with endorphins, euphoria gives way to also the concise tenderness, the famous love for reluctant
shock, followed by an intense and visceral grief. However, just Lesbia who is made present in these new versions. This new
as grief itself is not linear, so too the book follows an emotion- translation provides a range of meters and rhymes that evoke
al rather than a strictly chronological arc, lyric rather than nar- the epigrammatic power of the many modes and moods of this
rative. At the same time, Karen McCarthy Woolf’s debut work most engaging, erotic, and influential of the Latin poets.
is a formal experimentation that allows an intellectual and
Gaius Valerius Catullus was a poet who lived in the late Roman
metaphysical line of enquiry to emerge. Ultimately, it is a close-
Republic. His work gratly influenced poets such as Horace,
ly felt connection with the natural world, particularly with
Virgil, and Ovid. Len Krisak is a recipient of the Richard
water and birds, which allows the author to transcend the
Wilbur and Robert Frost prizes. He has translated the works of
experience while honoring the spirit of her son.
Horace, Virgil, and Ovid, and his work has appeared in the
Karen McCarthy Woolf is a poet and her poems have been fea- Antioch Review, Hudson Review, and PN Review.
tured in several publications, including Modern Poetry in POETRY/EROTICA, 144 PAGES, 5.25 X 8.5
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poet and coeditor, Norton Anthology of Poetry
“A powerful command of form and rhythm.”
“Krisak is a master translator who renders poems (no
—Alan Brownjohn, Poetry Review
matter how ancient) brisk, clear, and contemporary.”
“‘Yellow Logic’ . . . becomes increasingly direct . . . always —X. J. Kennedy, poet and author
under control, but the emotional effect isn’t deadened by
clever technique. Quite the opposite, in fact.”
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Eavan Boland: Gumiguru The Other Mountain


A Poet’s Dublin Togara Muzanenhamo Rowan Williams
Eavan Boland Gumiguru is the tenth month of the Shona In The Other Mountain Rowan Williams
Edited by Paula Meehan calendar—a month of dryness and heat relives moments of intense trial, when
and Jody Allen Randolph before the first rains fall and rejuvenate women and men are transformed in spirit,
the land. Togara Muzanenhamo’s second and sometimes in body also, through his
Published to celebrate the 70th birthday collection is a cycle of poems distilling the vivid poetry. He not only reads the signs
of acclaimed Irish poet Eavan Boland, this experiences of a decade into one calendar as they appear in nature and history,
book brings together many of Boland’s year, framed through the natural and he lives them through language. These
best-known poems with her own striking agricultural landscapes of Zimbabwe. poems, informed by a sensibility shaped
photographs of her native city, Dublin. The book stands as both an elegy for the by Wales and by the Welsh language, are
Through juxtaposition of text and image, poet’s father and a hymn to the veldt, the highly anticipated new collection
place and memory, the book creates a the farms, the villages, and the men and from the celebrated and multitalented key
unique portrait of the city. This book also women whose lives are interwoven with public figure in morality and contempo-
includes an introduction by Jody Allen the land and the changing seasons. rary debate.
Randolph and a conversation between
Togara Muzanenhamo was brought up Rowan Williams was the 104th Archbishop
Eavan Boland and Paula Meehan in
in Zimbabwe and then went on to study of Canterbury and later became the Master
which the two poets reflect on their
in The Hague and Paris. He became a of Magdalene College at Cambridge
shared city and the central role it has
journalist in Harare and worked for a film University. He is the author of The Poems
played in their lives and in their work.
script production company. His work has of Robert Williams.
Eavan Boland is the Mabury Knapp appeared in magazines in Europe, South POETRY/RELIGION & THEOLOGY
Professor in humanities at Stanford Africa, and Zimbabwe, and was included 80 PAGES, 5.25 X 8.5
University. She is the author of Code, The in Carcanet’s anthology New Poetries in TRADE PAPER, $16.99 (CAN $19.99)
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“Reading this poet, at such a period
Barbara, California. CENTRAL AMERICA, SOUTH AMERICA,

in our history, is like feeling the first


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The Republic of the Husband The Weather Wheel


Lucy Tunstall Mimi Khalvati
Lucy Tunstall’s striking debut collection features a cast of In these new poems, each of them written in couplets and
characters ranging from Paul Muldoon and Marianne Moore contained within the space of 16 lines, Mimi Khalvati takes
to Aunt Jane, who fell in love “in 1956, or thereabouts,” and the weather, the seasons, and the passage of night and day as
Cousin Gillian, who keeps the family’s long-case clock in her the ground on which she draws her emblems of human life
caravan. Using a variety of registers and forms, including and love. An extended elegy for her mother, the book is also a
dramatic monologue, lyric, collage, and found text, Tunstall series of meditations on the small details of animals’ lives and
explores poetry’s negotiations of truthfulness and theatricality, on the vulnerable animal within the human being.
accuracy, and artifice. Perceptive and humorous, but never sen-
Mimi Khalvati is the author of six poetry collections, including
timental, she reaches into the deep emotions that lie beneath
The Chine, Entries on Light, In White Ink, The Meanest
inhibition and the conventions that govern ordinary and
Flower, and Mirrorwork, which was short-listed for the T. S.
extraordinary lives.
Eliot Prize and a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. She
Lucy Tunstall is a doctoral student at the University of Exeter. received a Cholmondeley Award in 2006 and is a fellow of the
POETRY/WRITING, 80 PAGES, 5.25 X 8.5 Royal Society of Literature.
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Poetry by Vladimir Azarov


• Co-op available

Vladimir Azarov is a Russian architect, poet, and translator. He is the author of the memoir Mongolian Études, and his poetry
collections include Broken Pastries, Dinner with Catherine the Great, Imitation, The Kiss from Mary Pickford: Cinematic Poems,
Night Out, Of Life & Other Small Sacrifices, Seven Lives, and Voices in Dialogue: Dramatic Poems. He lives in Toronto.

Sochi Delirium Territories


Poems Poems
An unyielding fever of 103, the Sochi Olympics, and a state of Vladimir Azarov moves back and forth across borders in these
inspirational semidelirium came together as Vladimir Azarov 25 long poems, exploring in his travels metaphorical land-
sat in front of his television, images swirled in his mind like a scapes of luminous vibrancy: the madness of a king who wants
waltzing kaleidoscope. Memories from decades past were trig- to be a swan, Michaelangelo chiseling a heart that beats into
gered as the Pussy Riot girls were being whipped by Cossacks. his David, Tsar Peter with his three pet dwarves acting as gen-
Marilyn Monroe of Some Like It Hot became his muse while erals in the army, Vera Zasulich who became the world’s first
he composed recollections: his first trip to Sochi in 1962; sitting female terrorist, Robinson Crusoe hunting for the footprints of
with Henry Moore at his home in Much Haddam; discussing Friday, Michael Jackson pretending he is Marcel Marceau as
verisimilitudes with Pasolini, art with Frank O’Hara, film and he woos Marlene Dietrich in Paris. Azarov is the masterful
acting with Leni Riefenstahl; shock at terrorists killing Israelis poet who steps out of the desert into the holy chapel of the
in Munich. As the 2014 Games ended, his fever abated. This imagination. Images throughout offer the reader an additional
remarkable book of poems arose from those two weeks. expression to the poetic experience.
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Swamp The Undressed


Walking the Wetlands of the Swan Coastal Plain Jemma L. King
Nandi Chinna The Undressed is a poetry collection inspired by a cache of
antique nude photographs of women. King studied the photo-
For the last four years Nandi Chinna has walked the wetlands
graphs ranging from the 1840s to the 1930s and attempted to
of the Swan Coastal Plain—and the paths and streets where
return voices to these mostly anonymous women lost to histo-
the wetlands once were—uncovering the lost places that exist
ry. Meet Olive, the silent movie star, Karolina, “The Folding
beneath the townscape of Perth. She writes with poignancy
Girl of Kotka,” and Mary, the prostitute who hopes the judge
and beauty of our inability to return, and the ways in which
she’s due to stand before will turn out to be a client.
we can use the dual practice of writing and walking to reclaim
what we have lost. Her poems speak with urgency about wet- Jemma L. King is a founding member of the Centre for Women,
lands that are under threat from development today. Writing and Literary Culture, and has read and published her
work internationally. Her debut collection The Shape of a
Nandi Chinna is a writer and environmental activist. She is
Forest was short-listed for the Dylan Thomas Prize in 2013.
the author of the poetry collections Our Only Guide Is Our
She was selected as a Scritture Giovanni Fellow, and she won
Homesickness and How to Measure Land, which won the 2010
the Terry Hetherington Award in 2011 for her poem on
Picaro Press Byron Bay Writers Festival Poetry Prize.
Amelia Earhart.
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engaging, often sad and melancholic. It left me wanting to sparingly, yet tugging at every chord . . . striking through
know more.” —Susan Hawthorne, professor, pleasant frameworks so that, as poetry should, it begs us
James Cook University, and author, Wild Politics to question the ever-changing state of the world we share
with the rest of nature.”
“These poems . . . achieve their goal, not so much of learn-
—Wales Arts Review on The Shape of a Forest
ing to take care of our small patches, although that is an
important practical outcome, but in developing a language “She’s been tipped as one of the brightest new voices in
that does not negate the very thing it wishes to preserve.” national poetry, and this collection cements her position as
—Margaret Somerville, professor, a writer to watch.”
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Ground Level Fauverie Playing House


Jennifer Rahim Pascale Petit Katherine Stansfield
• Co-op available The fauverie of this poetry book is the This debut collection of poetry features a
big-cat house in the Jardin des Plantes concise wit, a distinct voice, and an unset-
In 2011 the Government of Trinidad and zoo. But the word also evokes the Fauves, tling view of the domestic with ordinary
Tobago declared a state of emergency to “primitive” painters who used raw color subjects viewed through the author’s
counter the violent crime associated with straight from the tube. This volume has satirical yet sympathetic eye. John
the drugs trade. Ground Level confronts childhood trauma and a dying father at Lennon’s tooth, an imaginary Canada,
the roots of the madness and chaos its heart, while Paris takes center stage—a bees in Rhode Island, jetlag, and office
seething under the surface of this “crude city savage as the Amazon, haunted by politics are all peculiar grist to this
season of curfew from ourselves” when Aramis the black jaguar and a menagerie author’s mill. She presents both historical
the state becomes a jail. In this dread sea- of wild animals. Transforming childhood subjects and common objects with a
son, author Jennifer Rahim finds hope horrors to ultimately mourn a lost parent, skewed perspective, adding humor,
and consolation in the word and in those Fauverie redeems the darker forces of drama, and a quietly distinctive pathos.
places where it is possible to find salva- human nature while celebrating the feroc-
Katherine Stansfield is a writer and a
tion in “this landscape of ever-opening ity and grace of endangered species.
professor of creative writing at University
doorways,” such as Grand Riviere, the
Pascale Petit is a poet who currently teaches of Aberystwyth. She is the author of the
subject of a long, 12-part reflection on
a writer’s workshop at Tate Modern. Her novel The Visitor and her own poetry has
the values that can still be found in rural
poetry collection What the Water Gave appeared in numerous publications,
Trinidad. Elsewhere she engages in dia-
Me: Poems after Frida Kahlo was short- including the James Dickey Review,
logue with those writers who confronted
listed for the Forward, T. S. Eliot, and Poetry Cornwall, and Poetry Wales.
the Janus face of Caribbean creativity and
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Lupa and Lamb Ghost Sick


Susan Hawthorne Emily Pohl-Weary
This collection of imagist poems combines mythology, archae- After a Christmas Eve shooting that devastated author Emily
ology, and translation. Susan Hawthorne draws on the history Pohl-Weary’s family, she began to hunt through the sorrow
and prehistory of Rome and its neighbors to explore how the and trauma for a sense of hopefulness. In the tradition of
past is remembered. Under the guidance of Curatrix, Director Carolyn Forché, Ernesto Cardenal, and Shu Ting, Ghost
of the Musæum Matricum, and Latin poet, Sulpicia, travelers Sickness is a poetry of witness. It chronicles the impact of
Diana and Agnese are led through the mythic archives about violence and poverty on an inner-city Toronto neighborhood,
wolves and sheep before attending an epoch-breaking party to the power of empathy, and the resilience of the human spirit.
which they are invited by Empress Livia. An enticing tapestry
Emily Pohl-Weary is an award-winning author, editor, arts
of real and imaginary texts that gladden the readers’ hearts,
educator, and academic. She is the author of several books,
Lupa and Lamb is poet Susan Hawthorne at her best.
including the novels A Girl Like Sugar and Strange Times at
Susan Hawthorne is a poet, a novelist, an adjunct professor Western High; the young adult novel Not Your Ordinary Wolf
in the writing program at James Cook University, and the Girl; the poetry collection Iron-on Constellations; and the
cofounder and director of Spinifex Press. She is the author biography Better to Have Loved: The Life of Judith Merril,
of eight collections of poetry. Her poetry collection Cow was which won a Hugo Award for Best Related Book.
short-listed for the Kenneth Slessor Poetry Prize in the 2012 POETRY, 150 PAGES, 5 X 8
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“Combining erudition with emotion and eroticism, intellect
from these poems open to possibility, hopeful for change,
with imagination, Susan Hawthorne weaves women’s
and knowing you are not alone in that struggle.”
forgotten history into a magic web of remembering and
—Carolyn Smart, author, Hooked
re-imagining. With her playful juxtapositions of words,
names, times, places, and species, she shows there is “A hard, sad, and beautifully necessary collection of poems.
freedom in not forgetting, and that the world could have A book that helps us claw our way back from the edges of
been—can be—different.” our own teetering lives.”
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The Best Canadian Poetry The Special


in English 2014 David Stavanger
Edited by Molly Peacock and Sue Goyette • Winner of the 2013 Thomas Shapcott Award
• Part of the UQP Poetry Series
• Author tour to include Toronto and Vancouver (October)
• Part of the Best Canadian Poetry in English series Both fun and playful, Stavanger’s poems display wit and
beguiling originality. They shift from the oddball to the vulner-
Continuing in a long-established tradition of poetry excellence, able and from the zany to the deeply meditative. Stavanger’s
the poems in this collection are culled from Canadian literary collection embodies a spirit of the post-postmodern in both
magazines and journals. The handpicked selections include the intellect and spark, while playing off cool disjunctions against
best, and most current, representations of the vibrant electrifying erudition. There is a strong trace of the performa-
Canadian poetry scene. tive and dramatic in these poems—Stavanger’s flair for per-
Molly Peacock is a widely anthologized poet and creative non- formance poetry gives this award-winning collection a distinct
fiction writer. She is the author of the nonfiction The Paper and likeable flavor.
Garden: Mrs. Delany Begins Her Life’s Work at 72 and the David Stavanger is a poet who was commissioned as
collection of poems The Second Blush. A contributing editor Queensland’s sole writer in residence in 2012 as part of the
of the Literary Review of Canada, she inaugurated the Best National Year of Reading. He was also Australia’s inaugural
Canadian Poetry in English series in 2008 and continues to reader-in-residence based at Brisbane Square Library. As his
serve as an editor. She lives in Toronto. Sue Goyette teaches alter ego, Ghostboy, he is a spoken word artist, who has won
creative writing at Dalhousie University and works part-time at the Performance Poetry World Cup. He established the thriving
the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia. She is the author of the Queensland poetry slam scene and has performed on stages
poetry books Ocean, Outskirts, The True Names of Birds, and around the world.
Undone, and the novel Lures. She has been nominated for
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Canadian poetry.” —Northern Poetry Review whole life’s gone into it and what roars back out from the
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surreal sincerity, all cranked up to eleven. ”
—Jacob Polley, author, The Brink

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Tree Space About Little Charlie Lindbergh


Maria McMillan and Other Poems
Tree space is the vast mathematical terrain occupied by ances- Margaret Randall
tral trees of a group of species. Between them, the trees—some
bushy and some stark—account for all possible ways in which • Co-op available
species might relate to one another. Maria McMillan’s first full • Advertising in Poets & Writers (September) and the Writer’s
collection creates a new, invigorating space in New Zealand Chronicle (Fall)
poetry. These are poems that refuse to settle, that grow and
climb fearlessly into unknowable places within science, person- About Little Charlie Lindbergh, like earlier Margaret Randall
al history, politics, and ethics. Language breaks apart and fuses poetry collections, presents a unique poetic voice by a revered
back together. Our edges blur with those of other species, cre- elder in the genre. These poems are all about making connec-
ating a brilliant, shimmering cacophony. tions, many of them unexpected. Randall links national events
with intimate family moments, ancient ruins with present-day
Maria McMillan is a writer, an activist, and an information communities, and prehistory with history. Everyday speech and
architect. She is also the author of the chapbook The Rope Walk. expressions that have become social clichés or advertising ban-
POETRY, 80 PAGES, 5.75 X 8.25 ter find their way into these poems and acquire the precision
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VICTORIA UNIVERSITY PRESS OCTOBER and sexual identity. All these seemingly disparate subjects are
linked by an empowering way of seeing and saying.
“These poems restore our sense of the rough, jagged
edges of New Zealand, the uncertainty of existence—what
Margaret Randall is a feminist poet, writer, photographer, and

is my role here?—and the dearth of solid answers.”


social activist. She is the author of more than 100 books,

—Valley Voice
including The Rhizome as a Field of Broken Bones, Sandino’s
Daughters: Testimonies of Nicaraguan Women in Struggle,
“Taut, linguistically striking, and thematically inventive, The
Stones Witnesses, and Their Backs to the Sea: Poems and
Rope Walk is a dazzling work.”
Photographs, and the cofounder and coeditor of El Corno
—Landfall Review Online, on The Rope Walk
Emplumado / The Plumed Horn, a bilingual literary journal.
She is the first recipient of the PEN New Mexico’s Dorothy
Doyle Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing and Human
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You Turn Your Back Bilbao – New York – A Little Dust


Royston Tester Bilbao on the Eyes
In settings as varied as industrial England, Kirmen Uribe Minoli Salgado
the Syrian desert, urban Morocco, rural
“expat” Spain, Canada’s West coast, and When Liborio Uribe found out that he It is the late 1980s, and Savi, a Sri Lankan
the China–Vietnam border, Royston was going to die, he wanted to once again research student long settled in the UK,
Tester explores the very human struggles see a painting by Aurelio Arteta, his wife’s has lost her way in both her thesis and her
of people caught between cultures, social father. Liborio had spent his entire life at life, when she receives a wedding invita-
classes, lovers, family members, and sexu- sea, like his son José, living out unforget- tion from the uncle she would rather
alities. In “Dotty,” a young Canadian table adventures that fade into obscurity. ignore. Meanwhile in a coastal fort in Sri
woman on a work-stay program in a Years later, faced with the same painting, Lanka, her cousin Renu continues to try to
Cornish village tries to make sense of her Liborio’s grandson Kirmen, a writer and uncover the secret of a man’s disappear-
affair with an Italian factory owner. In poet, uses these family stories to write a ance as she works with the wives and wid-
“Who Knows Where,” two Canadian novel. Bilbao - New York - Bilbao takes ows of the disappeared. Reunited on Savi’s
daughters grapple with their drug-addled place during a flight to New York and return to Sri Lanka, the cousins are com-
mother whose lovemaking is haunted by tells the story of journeys of three genera- pelled to confront truths that put them
the ghost of a stillborn baby. In “Face,” a tions of the same family. Through letters, into direct conflict in their understanding
lovesick Chinese Canadian student lays diaries, e-mails, poems, and dictionaries, of both the past and themselves. As the
down the law to his ambitious father over it creates a mosaic of memories and sto- story draws to its inevitable end, a tsunami
a dinner of monkey brains. In unforget- ries that form an homage to a world that strikes and carries them into a future that
table, stripped-down prose, the stories in has almost disappeared, as well as a hymn promises to be even more disturbing than
this book observe, with an unflinching to the continuity of life. the past. The novel is a haunting evocation
eye, those who dare to take steps further. of intersecting lives and parallel times that
Kirmen Uribe is an acclaimed writer in the
draws upon real historical events.
Royston Tester is an associate editor for Basque language. His poetry collection
online Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. He Take My hand won the 2008 PEN Award Minoli Salgado was born in Kuala
is the author of the story collection Fatty for Poetry in Translation. Lumpur and grew up in Sri Lanka and
Goes to China, and his short fiction has FICTION, 200 PAGES, 5.25 X 8 England. She has written extensively on
appeared in North American, Asian, and TRADE PAPER, $15.95 (CAN $18.95) postcolonial literature and is the author of
European publications. He lives in Toronto. ISBN: 9781781722053 the acclaimed book, Writing Sri Lanka.
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The Scrapbook Until Our Blood Is Dry


Carly Holmes Kit Habianic
Iris, Fern, and Ivy are three women of three generations with • Until Our Blood Is Dry is being serialized weekly in
one dark secret. Iris keeps a scrapbook of Lawrence, the lover the Western Mail throughout 2014
who went missing years earlier. She defines herself by his loss
and soothes herself with gin and the fairy tale of this one per- Trouble is brewing in Ystrad. It is time to defend jobs, the pits,
fect relationship. Fern, once a strange and difficult child who and a way of life that has formed both the life of valley and
believed her dead grandmother’s soul lived inside her stomach, the nation. The union is squaring up to the Coal Board, the
reluctantly returns home to take care of her mother, Iris. She is government, and the country. Gwyn Pritchard, overman at
tasked with finding Lawrence and in the process she has to Blackthorn colliery, believes that the way to save his pit is to
confront her own past and memories. Ivy, Iris’s mother, had her keep his men working and production high. His men disagree
own cache of secrets—spells she took to the grave that Fern and when an old collier dies on Gwyn’s shift, the men’s sim-
unearths. The Scrapbook is a novel about the unreliability of mering resentment spills over into open defiance. But Gwyn
memory; the tangled, often dysfunctional, bonds of family; and faces a challenge at home too. His daughter Helen is in love
absence and the power that a void can exert over a person’s life. with a fiery young collier, Scrapper Jones. In March 1984,
when miners across the country walk out to join what will
Carly Holmes is secretary for the PENfro Book Festival com-
become a year-long strike, Scrapper throws himself into the
mittee, on the editorial board of the Lampeter Review, and
struggle and Helen joins the women, preparing food for the
organizes the Cellar Bards, a group of writers who meet in
soup kitchen and standing with the men on the picket line.
Cardigan monthly for evenings of spoken word.
Scrapper, Helen, and Gwyn must decide which side they are on
FICTION, 215 PAGES, 5 X 8 as the dispute drives the Pritchard family apart and the Jones
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appeared in the Daily Mirror, the Guardian, Marie Claire,

“An impressive debut novel from an extremely talented writer.”


TimeOut, and the Times. Her short fiction has appeared in

—Wales Arts Review


anthologies and literary magazines and made the short list
for the Willesden Herald short story prize.
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Burrard Inlet His Last Fire


Tyler Keevil Alix Nathan
• Co-op available • Co-op available

Burrard Inlet is the body of water that divides Vancouver’s His Last Fire is historical fiction with a contemporary feel,
North Shore from the rest of the Lower Mainland. In this col- meticulously researched, bursting with a rich and arcane
lection of award-winning stories, Tyler Keevil uses that rugged vocabulary, and written in an engaging present. A stunning
landscape—where the city meets the mountains, and civiliza- new voice emerges with these strange and gem-like stories that
tion meets the wild—as a backdrop for characters struggling are a riot through the revolutionary alehouses, printshops, and
against the elements, each other, and themselves. A search-and- pleasure-houses of late 18th-century London. Meet Jack
rescue volunteer looks for a missing snowboarder on Christmas Cockshutt, arsonist by trade, returning to rescue his victims
Eve; two brothers retreat to the woods to shoot a film in mem- and profit from their relief, finding the woman who just might
ory of their dead friend; a reclusive forestry worker picks up a save him. Meet the beauty who castigates her customers with
hitcher on his way down Mount Seymour; and a young man passages from Paine’s Rights of Man; the boy who raises the
finds a temporary haven on the ice barge where he works. tricolor on the White Tower; the famous comic actor with his
Written in a lean, muscular style, these are stories awash in self-destructive craving for eel pies; and the laborer contracted
blood and brine, and steeped in images of freedom and confine- to spend seven years locked up beneath a dilettante’s country
ment. Within that narrative framework, Burrard Inlet becomes house. Meet Lappish women, and glimpse into the picnic party
more than a geographical location: it is a liminal space, a of the Ottoman ambassador.
boundary and a barrier, a threshold to be crossed. Alix Nathan writes historical and contemporary short fiction
Tyler Keevil is a lecturer in creative writing at the University of and novels.
Gloucestershire and has published short fiction in a variety of FICTION, 170 PAGES, 5 X 8
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received version, against coziness. She leaves her reader
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beautiful stories, mad passions boil. There is a transatlantic virtuoso touch.” —Hilary Mantel, author, Wolf Hall
tradition of studying the interaction between men and
nature, in such figures as Hemingway, Carver, McGuane;
now Keevil extends and enriches that lineage. He truly is
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Sweet One How I Became the Mr. Big


Peter Docker of People Smuggling
• Co-op available Martin Chambers
When a senior Aboriginal war veteran dies horribly at the Nick Smart is fresh out of school, a wet-behind-the-ears jacka-
hands of state government authorities, Izzy, a journalist and roo (agricultural trainee) on a gap year. But at Palmenter
daughter of a war veteran herself, flies to the goldfields of Station, nothing is what it seems. Nick is about to discover
Western Australia to cover his death. But Izzy is about to learn there’s a lot of gray between black and white, between legal
that for every action there is an equal and bloody reaction. On and illegal, and between right and wrong.
the trail of the vigilantes, she finds herself embedded in a secret Martin Chambers is a writer who has also worked as a biologist,
war that is finally, irrevocably, going to explode to the surface. a tour guide, a whitewater rafting guide, a lab assistant, a publi-
Peter Docker is a professional actor with more than 20 years can, a kayak designer, a ferry skipper, and in mineral exploration.
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Last Bets With My Head above the Parapet


A True Story of Gambling, Morality An Insider Account of the ANC in Power
and the Law Ben Turok
Michaela McGuire Ben Turok, a former antiapartheid activist and veteran ANC
On a Sunday evening in July 2011, 40-year-old Anthony MP, played a key role in the writing of the Freedom Charter,
Dunning was pinned to the floor of Melbourne’s Crown casino in particular its chapter dealing with economic equality. In
by security staff. Four days later, he died in the intensive care November 2011, he broke party ranks and did not vote for the
unit of the Alfred Hospital. The incident was reported to the controversial Protection of Information Bill, also known as the
police by two friends who were with dunning on the night— Secrecy Bill. As cochairman of Parliament’s ethics committee,
not by Crown casino. Later that week, a spokesperson for the he enforced strict compliance among MPs with the asset dis-
police said that even though Crown had no legal requirement closure policy and presided over two controversial cases—
to report such incidents, “they probably had a moral obliga- those of former communications minister Dina Pule and ANC
tion” to do so. Crown casino said that its employees were just MP Yolanda Botha, who faced charges of fraud and corrup-
doing their job. Three months later, a young security guard tion. With My Head above the Parapet is a record of Ben
was charged with manslaughter. Michaela McGuire follows Turok’s experience as a participant in the political life of South
the trial, trying to make sense of the gap between ethics and Africa since 1994. It is also an insightful account of the ANC’s
the law. She speaks to problem gamblers, psychologists, a decline and current malaise, told by an insider intent on hold-
casino priest, and David Walsh, Australia’s most notorious ing his party to its historical mission of liberating South Africa
gambler. Last Bets is true crime writing at its best—disturbing, from poverty, inequality, and discrimination.
gripping, and unnerving—and is a must-read for gamblers, the Ben Turok is a former antiapartheid activist, a member of
gambling industry, law makers, and everyone who cares. South Africa’s parliament, and a member of the African
Michaela McGuire the author of Apply Within: Stories of National Congress. In 2013, he was head of the parliamentary
Career Sabotage and A Story of Grief. She writes a weekly blog ethics committee that investigated the cabinet minister Dina
for the Monthly and cocurates and hosts the bestselling literary Pule and found her guilty on charges of corruption. Accused in
salon Women of Letters. the 1956 Treason Trial, he was in exile for 25 years, returning
to South Africa in 1990. He is the author of The ANC and the
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Menzies at War Better Places, Better Lives


Anne Henderson A Biography of James Rouse
In the months following his resignation as prime minister of Joshua Olsen
Australia in late August 1941, Robert Menzies swayed
A visionary developer and master planner, James Rouse was a
between relief at his release from the burdens of office and
key figure in the story of how and why the United States was
despair that his life at the top had come to so little. Many fol-
built the way it was during the last half century. This engaging
lowers of Australian political history, including Liberal Party
biography touches upon all aspects of Rouse’s life.
supporters, forget that Menzies had many years in the political
wilderness not knowing he would end up being Australia’s Joshua Olsen is a senior vice president at Monument Realty,
longest-serving prime minister. This book focuses on the period where he is in charge of acquisitions. He is a Fulbright Scholar
between 1941, when Menzies lost the prime ministership, and and holds degrees from Yale University and the University of
1949, when he regained it. In the interim he traveled around Bristol. He lives in Washington, DC.
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Malcolm—Soldier, Notes from the End Greece Crete


Diplomat, Idealogue of History Stalag Dachau
of British India A Memoir of the Left in Wales A New Zealand Soldier’s
The Life of Sir John Malcolm Encounters with Hitler’s Army
(1769–1833)
Philip Bounds
Jack Elworthy
• Author’s previous books sold
John Malcolm more than 10,000 copies In 1940, 28-year-old Jack Elworthy left
New Zealand to fight in Europe, not to
Highly regarded in India to this day, Sir After the collapse of the Soviet Union, it return for seven years. This is the story of
John Malcolm is remarkably little known was widely believed that Marxists would his remarkable war; on mainland Greece,
in his native Scotland. This book describes be all but extinct by the year 2000. he got away just as the Nazis rolled in; on
his extraordinary journey from humble Humanity, wrote Francis Fukuyama, had Crete, he was captured and escaped, only
origins to become a leading player in the come to the “end of history.” All thoughts to be recaptured when the Allies aban-
transformation of the East India Company of finding an alternative to capitalism doned the island; in Germany, he endured
from a largely commercial enterprise into could be forgotten. Such thinking was four years in POW camps, including noto-
an agent of imperial government, during a wide of the mark. So why did so many rious Stalag VIIIB. Freed by American
crucial period of British and Indian politi- people retain a faith in Marxism after the forces in March 1945, he talked his way
cal history. A quintessential Renaissance disappearance of “actually existing social- into the U.S. Army’s 45th (Thunderbird)
man, he excelled in many fields and even- ism?” Set largely in Wales but ranging Division as it made its way to Munich—
tually became governor of Bombay. Based widely across the recent history of the birthplace of the Nazi Party—and the
on extensive research in Britain and India, British left, Philip Bounds’s memoir liberation of Dachau concentration camp.
this biography brings to life the story of a evokes an age in which Marxism faltered, This unflinchingly honest and unforget-
talented and ambitious man living in a came close to dying, but made a dramatic table story takes you into the heart of
dramatic era of imperial history. recovery. It sheds new light on many of the human experience of war, where
John Malcolm is a kinsman of Sir John the most important political and cultural there is heartbreak, fear, frustration,
Malcolm. In 1972, he settled in Australia events of the 1980s and 1990s. It is a seri- and few heroes.
and worked with various companies in ous book, written with wit and humor.
Jack Elworthy remained with the army in
international business. He has extensive Philip Bounds is a historian, a journalist, New Zealand until 1956, when he joined
knowledge of the Middle East and Asia, and a critic. He is the author of British the Probation Service. He retired in 1977
and since retirement he has been free to Communism and the Politics of Literature; and set about writing this book, drawing
pursue his interest in the life and times of Cultural Studies: A Student’s Guide to on his war diaries. He died in 1999.
Sir John Malcolm. Politics, Culture and Society; and Orwell
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Kangkushot Memoirs of a Born Free My Mzansi Heart


The Life of Nyamal Lawman Reflections on the
Peter Coppin Rainbow Nation
King Adz

Second edition
In this memoir—or as the author describes
Malaika Wa Azania it, “nonfiction novel”—the reader is swept
Foreword by Simphiwe Dana along two equally entertaining narrative
Jolly Read and Peter Coppin strands, one set in the present day, the
In 1991, the Nationalist Party was still in other in the past. Mashed together, they
An updated edition of an epic and
power, but everyone knew that its grip on form the story of King Adz’s life—the man
remarkable story, this is the powerful and
political power would draw to an also known as “Adam Stone” to the
moving history in which Peter Coppin,
inevitable end sooner rather than later. authorities. The book describes, in the
known as Kangkushot, remembers his life
Memoirs of a Born Free is a journey back present day, Adz’s quest to make some
in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
through the life of Malaika Wa Azania as sense of modern South Africa. When Adz
Coppin dreamed of a life for his people
she recounts the experience of growing up is in South Africa, he always feels at home.
where they could access education and
through the end of apartheid and South The backbone of the book tells how Adz
health services and control their destinies.
Africa’s transition into a democratic came to South Africa, with wife and chil-
Despite great danger to themselves, he and
nation. Her story is not a reflection of dren, and worked in the world of brands,
others took part in the first Aboriginal
freedom; it is an epitome of the ongoing advertising, and digital media. Readers
strike in Australia, the Pilbara Strike, in
struggle for liberation and emancipation learn how he accidentally became a film
1946. Ultimately, Kangkushot provides
from mental slavery. She gives an alterna- director and might also have fallen into
valuable insights into the rich and spiritu-
tive narrative to the existing one that sug- bad company. This is a fascinating, funny
al way Aboriginal people view their lives
gests that Malaika’s is a generation of chance to look at South Africa through
and land, and their place in it.
apolitical and desensitized people. the eyes of an outsider who has forced
Jolly Read has spent 15 years working himself inside.
Malaika Wa Azania is an activist devoted
with Indigenous communities on native
to pursuing the African Renaissance agen- King Adz is an internationally published
title, music, and written and oral history
da, the founder of the pan-Africanist jour- author, a screenwriter, a TED alumnus, and
projects. In 2005, she was awarded a
nal African Voices of the Left, and a a creative director who specializes in the
Churchill Fellowship to study Indigenous
columnist for the Thinker magazine. She is documentation of youth culture. He is the
storytelling as well as preservation and
the secretary general of the African Youth author of Street Knowledge: An A to Z of
development of culture and native title
Coalition and the director of her own Urban Culture, The Stuff You Can’t Bottle,
issues. Peter Coppin, often known as
writing company, Pen and Azanian and The Urban Cookbook: Creative
Kangushot, was one of the leaders of the
Revolution (Pty) Ltd. Simphiwe Dana is Recipes for the Graffiti Generation.
1946 strike by Aboriginal workers to
an award-winning singer and songwriter
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Surviving Peace A Forger’s Progress Catastrophe


A Political Memoir The Life of Francis Greenway Oy Vey, My Child Is Gay
Olivera Simic Alasdair McGregor (and an Addict)
How do you pick up the pieces after your A forger and convicted felon, Francis Anne Lapedus Brest
life is shattered by war? How do you con- Greenway was transported to Sydney in Catastrophe is the story of a Jewish
tinue living when your country no longer 1814. Only a decade later, his dreams of mother who discovers, much to her shock
exists, your language is no longer spoken, a “city superior in architectural beauty and horror, that not only is her once well-
and your family is divided, not just by dis- to London” began to be realized as he grounded, beautiful, talented, and King
tance but by politics too? What happens designed Hyde Park Barracks, St James’ David–educated daughter gay, but she’s
when your old identity is taken from you Church, the Supreme Court, St Luke’s also a down-and-out drug addict. When
and a new one imposed, one that you never Church in Liverpool, and the Windsor Anne Lapedus Brest discovers the secret
asked for? When Olivera Simic was seven courthouse. In this first biography of life of her daughter Angela, this mother’s
years old, President Tito died. Old divisions Greenway since 1953, award-winning formerly safe life of Shabbos dinners,
re-emerged as bitter ethnic conflicts unfold- author Alasdair McGregor scrutinizes the shopping centers, and family gatherings
ed. War arrived in 1992. People were no character and creative output of a man is shaken to the core as a dark world,
longer Yugoslavs but Serbs, Croatians, beset by contradictions and demons. He filled with lies, desperation, pawn shops
Bosnians. Old friends became enemies profiles Greenway’s landmark buildings, and forged checks, overcomes all daily
overnight. In this heartfelt account of life his complex and fraught relationship with occurrences. It’s a story that will resonate
before, during, and after the Bosnian War Governor Lachlan Macquarie, and his with every parent, brother, sister, hus-
and the NATO bombing of Serbia in 1999, thwarted ambitions and self-destruction. band, wife, or friend of an addict: the
Simic shows how she found the determina- helplessness, the frustration, the denial,
Alasdair McGregor is the author of Frank
tion to build a new life when the old one the terror, the false promises, the financial
Hurley: A Photographer’s Life; Mawson’s
was irretrievable. Surviving Peace is one ruin, the shameful degradation, and the
Huts: An Antarctic Expedition Journal;
woman’s story of courage that echoes the noose of unconditional love. Catastrophe
and Grand Obsessions: The Life and
stories of millions of people whose lives is also a wake-up call to addiction, the
Work of Walter Burley Griffin and
have been displaced by war. scourge that affects one in every eight
Marion Mahony Griffin, winner of the
Olivera Simic is a feminist, a human rights 2011 National Biography Award; and the South Africans, that spans across religion,
activist, and an academic at the Griffith coauthor of Australia’s Wild Islands and color, and creed, sparing none along its
Law School in Australia. In 2013 she was a The Kimberley: Horizons of Stone, both ravenous path.
nominee for the Penny Pether Prize for with Quentin Chester. Anne Lapedus Brest is an Irish photogra-
Scholarship in Law, Literature, and the HISTORY/BIOGRAPHY, 425 PAGES, 6 X 9.25 pher and genealogist. She lives in
Humanities, and she won the Peace Women 50 COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS Johannesburg, South Africa.
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It’s Not You, Geography, It’s Me Sunbathing in Siberia


A Marriage of East and West
in Post-Soviet Russia
Kristy Chambers

• Author’s previous book sold more than 10,000 copies


M. A. Oliver-Semenov
In this hilarious—and brutally honest—memoir about mental
illness and depression, Kristy Chambers goes in search of • Co-op available
greener grass and finds that, if she could only cut her head off,
she would probably enjoy travel and life. For someone who Told completely from the Trans-Siberian and a series of Russian
hates exercise, Kristy Chambers is pretty good at running away jets, this is the story of a young British poet, who, after becom-
and coming back again when her credit cards are declined. ing engaged to his translator more than 3,500 miles east,
She’s not so much an international jetsetter as a loose cannon embarks on a journey into the very heart of Siberia to marry his
with a passport. So, in the manner of Eat, Pray, Love, a privi- fiancée. However, in place of the desolate wasteland he expected
leged white girl takes her privileged white arse on the road in to find, Michael discovers the side of Siberia little known out-
an attempt to find happiness. With a family history of mental side of Russia. After 30 years of British rain, Michael has to
illness that goes back generations and a complicated long-term learn the art of sunbathing in the last place on Earth anyone
relationship with depression, Kristy ponders whether eating all would think to take a pair of flip-flops. Without aiming to be
the pasta in Italy will help her to find the silver lining she’s a survival guide, romance, or autobiography, Sunbathing in
looking for. Joined by the most unreliable travel companion of Siberia manages to be all of them and none. Michael has to
them all—her mental health—Kristy openly, honestly, and adapt to the Siberian way of life: as Russia struggles to find its
humorously recounts their adventures together. new identity he is forced to re-create himself, while finding the
tools needed to live with parading nuclear missiles, a new wife,
Kristy Chambers is a former medical professional who worked
wild bears, and a host of extreme dangers.
in several hospitals around Australia and the author of the
memoir Get Well Soon! My (Un)Brilliant Career as a Nurse. M. A. Oliver-Semenov served as the first poet in residence for
She lives in New York City. Blown, the magazine of cultural intelligence, and has since been
AUTOBIOGRAPHY, 240 PAGES, 5.5 X 8.25
published in a plethora of magazines and journals worldwide,
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The Truth About St Kilda Journey to the Unknown


An Islander’s Memoir Tze-si Huang
Illustrations by Demi
Donald John Gillies
Edited by John Randall A story about human dignity, demonstrating how one can, in
fact, say no when a choice presented does not align with one’s
Based on seven handwritten notebooks written by the Rev.
inner human dignity, Journey to the Unknown relates the story
Donald Gillies, The Truth About St Kilda is a unique record
of Jesse—an orphan boy from China whose trials and seeming
of the way of life on St Kilda—a remote chain of islands near
misfortunes are an inspiration for any reader. Following the
Scotland that was home to an isolated community—in the
four phases of the life of author Tze-si Huang, the book tells of
early part of the 20th century. It contains reminiscences of
Jesse’s fortitude and nobility in the face of nearly unbearable
his childhood on the island of Hirta, providing a firsthand
challenges and disappointments, teaching us about life in both
account of the living conditions, social structure, and economy
mid-20th-century China and America while showing how a
of the community in the early 1900s, before the evacuation of
person, against all odds, can educate himself and remain true
the remaining residents in 1930. The memoir describes in some
to his heart. This is not just a life story but the tale of a mirac-
detail the St Kildans’ way of life, including religious life and
ulous journey.
the islanders’ diet. The puritanical form of religion practiced
on St Kilda has often been interpreted by outsiders as austere Tze-si Huang is a professional translator from his native
and draconian, but Gillies’s account of the religious practices Chinese into English. At a young age, he stowed away on a
makes clear the important role that these had in reinforcing freighter going to Hong Kong and Taiwan, where he stayed
the spiritual stamina of the community. This book is a lasting and prayed with monks at various Buddhist temples. He even-
tribute to the adaptability and courage of a small Gaelic- tually immigrated to the United States, attending New York
speaking society that endured through two millennia on a University and Columbia University for postgraduate studies.
remote cluster of islands, until its way of life could no longer Demi is the author and illustrator of more than 300 children’s
be sustained. books, including picture-book biographies of spiritual leaders
such as Jesus, Buddha, the Dalai Lama, Gandhi, Lao Tzu,
Donald John Gillies was a reverend and a former inhabitant
Krishna, Mahavira, and Muhammad. Her books have been
of St Kilda. John Randall has been chairman of the Islands
designated American Library Association Notable Children’s
Book Trust since 2002 and has edited and published many
Books, New York Times Best Illustrated Books, Notable Books
books on the history of Scottish islands, including St Kilda.
for a Global Society, and American Bookseller Pick of the List
He is a coauthor of St Kilda—Myth and Reality.
Books. They both live in Yarrow Point, Washington.
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George Julian Harney Swimming to the Moon


The Chartists Were Right: Selections from
the Newcastle Weekly Chronicle, 1890–97
Robert Drewe
From a floury encounter on a baker’s work table to the art of
Edited by David Goodway sitting backwards on chairs, from budgie training to sponta-
neous human combustion, this collection showcases the non-
• Part of the Chartist Studies series fiction writing of one of Australia’s best-loved authors. These
pieces encompass suburban portraits and coastal living, affec-
George Julian Harney was one of the half-dozen most impor- tionate nostalgia and the absurdity of the every day. They are
tant leaders of Chartism. A key figure in the history of English endearing and often hilarious snapshots of life from a master
radicalism, Harney witnessed the Chartist movement from novelist who has turned the column into an artform.
1830s through to the beginnings of socialism from the 1880s
and wrote about a range of topics during that time, including Robert Drewe is the author of numerous short stories, novels,
literature, foreign affairs, and politics. He wrote about litera- and nonfiction works, including The Drowner, Sand, and two
ture, foreign affairs, and politics, subjects that should interest memoirs, Montebello and The Shark Net. He is the recipient
anyone with an interest in Victorian Studies. In his youth of a Commonwealth Literary Prize and two Walkley Awards
Harney was an admirer of the most radical figures of the for journalism.
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at the University of Leeds from 1969 to 2005. For the last 20

author, Schindler’s Ark, on The Drowner


years he has written principally on anarchism and libertarian
socialism, and he is the author of several books, including
“A beautifully crafted book. It switches effortlessly between
Anarchist Seeds beneath the Snow: Left-Libertarian Thought
travel literature, reportage, local history, nature writing, and
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Pamela Hansford Johnson A C. H. Sisson Reader


Her Life, Works and Times C. H. Sisson
Edited by Charlie Louth and Patrick McGuinness
Wendy Pollard
This book is the most comprehensive collection of essays, criti-
This first biography of Pamela Hansford Johnson (1912–1981)
cisms, and analyses of the author C. H. Sisson, dubbed as “one
has been written with the full cooperation of her three chil-
of the great translators of our time” by the Times Literary
dren, who allowed Wendy Pollard access to previously unex-
Supplement. This work provides an insightful look into C. H.
amined diaries, letters, and other material illuminating their
Sisson’s work and that of his peers, and provides readers with
mother’s eventful and often entertaining life. Pamela Hansford
a better understanding of the state of literature in Britain and
Johnson’s achievements were all the more remarkable because
Europe in the 20th century.
of her lack of formal education after the age of 16. With no
literary contacts to ease her path, she nevertheless quickly C. H. Sisson was a poet, an author, an essayist, and a translator.
established herself first as a poet, then as a prolific short story Charlie Louth is a translator and teaches German at the
writer, and, after the publication of her first novel, she was University of Oxford. Patrick McGuinness is an award-winning
able to support herself and her mother on the income from her poet and author and teaches French and comparative literature
writing and reviewing. Her private life was full of incident, the at the University of Oxford.
earliest being a turbulent youthful romance with Dylan POETRY/LITERARY CRITICISM, 352 PAGES, 5.25 X 8.5
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Voices of Scottish Journalists The Essence of the Brontës


Recollections by 22 Veteran Scottish Journalists A Compilation with Essays
of their Life and Work Muriel Spark
Ian MacDougall First published in 1993, this book brings together Muriel
In this fascinating collection, Ian MacDougall has captured Spark’s writings on the Brontë sisters, including a selection
the memories of 22 veteran journalists from a wide range of of their letters and a selection of Emily Brontë’s poems.
newspapers all over Scotland, some local and some national. Perceptively but unsentimentally, Spark considers the Brontës’
The earliest entrant started work in 1929, just before the Great lives and works, including their generally disastrous attempts
Depression, the latest entrant began a career in the mid-1950s. at teaching, and reflects on her own fascination, as a writer
Their accounts, like so much of oral history, describe a physi- and a reader, with Emily Brontë and with “the immortal
cal world we have almost lost sight of since the computer Wuthering Heights and its nightmare hero.” This edition
revolution. But it was a different social world too: it would be features a new foreword by Boyd Tonkin, the literary editor
unusual for school leavers today to start work as copy-boys at the Independent.
running out for cigarettes or filling gluepots for their scary Muriel Spark was an acclaimed novelist and poet. She became
older colleagues. Journalists had to turn their hands to any- Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1993
thing from flower shows to air raids, from Hess’s landing near in recognition of her contributions to literature, was awarded
Eaglesham to royal visits; and women often had to fight their the Golden PEN Award in 1998, and was twice short-listed
corner to get started as young reporters. Virtually all these for the Booker Prize. She is the author of The Comforters,
journalists made their way from humble backgrounds, drawn Loitering with Intent, The Mandelbaum Gate, Mary Shelley:
by the desire for an exciting rather than a safe job—and above A Biography, and The Public Image.
all one full of human interest.
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Henry Green at the Limits The Literary Criticism


of Modernism of Matthew Arnold
Letters to Clough, the 1853 Preface,
and Some Essays
Marius Hentea
• New in paper; also available in cloth (9781845195755)
Flemming Olsen
Providing a theoretically sophisticated and historically
nuanced reading of Henry Green’s novels, this work makes the Many of the ideas that appear in poet Matthew Arnold’s
case for his importance in reconsiderations of modernism, late Preface to the Poems of 1853 to his collection of poems and in
modernism, and postwar realism. An ambitious reassessment his later essays are suggested in the letters that Arnold wrote to
of Green’s oeuvre to date, this book argues against the pre- his friend Arthur Hugh Clough. Literature was, in Arnold’s
dominant view of Green’s fiction as an autonomous literary perception, meant to communicate a message rather than
construction and connects Green to a number of social and impress by its structure or by formal sophistication. Modern
literary contexts, resulting in fresh readings of his novels and theories of coalescence between content and form were outside
also a greater accessibility to an author long considered elu- the contemporary paradigm. T. S. Eliot’s ambivalent attitude
sive. With significant investigations of Green’s connection to to Arnold—at once reluctantly admiring and decidedly patron-
his literary generation, his multifaceted and formally innova- izing—is puzzling. Eliot never seemed able to liberate himself
tive handling of social class, his negotiations of narrative from the influence of Arnold. What in Arnold’s critical oeuvre
authority and authorship, and the importance of disability attracted and at the same time repelled Eliot? That question
studies to understanding Green’s fiction, this study charts the has led an in-depth analysis of Arnold as a literary critic. This
complex trajectories of Green’s fiction against both social and book begins with an examination of Arnold’s letters to friend
literary contexts. The work also moves beyond the confines Arthur Hugh Clough and where “it all started” and proceeds
of British literature to explore Henry Green’s connections to with a close reading of the Prefaceto the Poems. A look at
broader trends in European literature. some of the later literary essays rounds off the picture of
Arnold as a literary critic.
Marius Hentea is an assistant professor of literary studies at
Ghent University. Flemming Olsen is a former English literature professor at the
University of Copenhagen. He is the author of several books,
LITERARY CRITICISM/BIOGRAPHY, 224 PAGES, 6 X 9
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Bewilderments of Vision Reinventing Science and


Hallucination and Literature, the Sublime Omniscience in
Nineteenth-Century
1880–1914 Post-Romantic Literature
Literature
Oliver Tearle and Theory
This wide-ranging book explores the Steven Vine
many factors that contributed to the rise Jonathan Taylor
in the interest in hallucination and vision- • New in paper; also available in cloth
ary experience in writing during the 19th (9781845191771) • New in paper; also available in cloth
century and beyond. Tales of horror, the (9781845191252)
supernatural, ghosts, and demons had This study looks at the return of the sub-
lime in postmodernity literature as well as This book takes as its starting point
been haunted by the possibility of some
the intimations of a “post-Romantic” sub- Pierre-Simon Laplace’s much-cited dream
grand deception by the senses. It then
lime in Romanticism itself. It examines in 1812 of “a vast intelligence” in which
shows how hallucination took on a new
18th-century, Romantic, modernist, and the future and the past are equally calcu-
force and significance not just in ghost
postmodern “inventions” of the sublime lable. From there, author Jonathan Taylor
stories and horror fiction but in other
alongside contemporary critical accounts investigates some of the ways in which
forms of writing, and how authors began
of the relationship of sublimity to subjec- Laplacian and Newtonian models of
to encourage their readers to assess
tivity, aesthetics, politics, and history. It observation and the universe are at once
whether the ghostly had its origins in
reads Burke and Kant alongside post- assimilated and complicated by Romantic
some supernatural phenomenon from
modern discourses on the sublime; and Victorian writers such as Carlyle,
beyond the grave or from some deception
Wordsworth, De Quincey, and Mary Burke, Abbott, Poe, and Wordsworth.
within our own minds. Through a series
Shelley in relation to temporality and This work then explains how some of
of close and often unusual readings of
materiality in Romanticism; and consid- these literary reimaginings look forward
numerous writers, including Robert Louis
ers “modernist” inflections of the sublime to more modern conceptions of science in
Stevenson, Henry James, and Arthur
in T. S. Eliot, Virginia Woolf, and Djuna the 20th and 21st centuries, such as
Machen, this original study explores what
Barnes in relation to the themes of dis- Chaos Theory and Einsteinian
happened when hallucination appeared in
junction and excess in modernity. The Cosmology. This book also covers a vast
fiction, and why it happened at all.
book focuses on the endurance of the array of topics, including philosophy,
Oliver Tearle teaches at Loughborough sublime in contemporary thinking. Wagner’s music, and Jungian analysis.
University. He is the coeditor of Crrritic!
Steven Vine is a senior lecturer in English Jonathan Taylor is lecturer in English at
and has had articles published in Clues,
at Swansea University. He is the author of Loughborough University. He is the
the Explicator, Interdisciplinary
many articles and the editor of Literature author of Mastery and Slavery in
Humanities, and Notes and Queries.
in Psychoanalysis: A Reader. Victorian Writing and the coeditor of
LITERARY CRITICISM/HISTORY Figures of Heresy.
256 PAGES, 6 X 9 LITERARY CRITICISM/POETRY
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The Imperative of Narration Doctoral Writing in the Creative


Beckett, Bernhard, Schopenhauer, Lacan and Performing Arts
Catharina Wulf Edited by Louise Ravelli, Brian Paltridge,
• New in paper; also available in cloth (9781898723592)
and Sue Starfield
Bringing together student, academic, and institutional perspec-
This work, the first of its kind to deal with the self-reflexive tives, this book casts light on the unique and challenging form
nature of narration of Samuel Beckett and Thomas Bernhard, of the doctoral thesis in the creative and performing arts,
shows how their works are representative of a persisting per- where the written text is combined with a creative/performed
plexity with regard to language. The Imperative of Narration text, to present a unique contribution to research. It provides
details how the texts of both authors are marked by their insights into the nature of doctoral writing across a wide range
narrator’s obsessive need to write, which is inextricably inter- of creative and performing arts disciplines and enhances under-
twined with their profound suspicion of language. The per- standing of student experiences of doctoral writing. Academic
petuation of the narration is explained as an imperative, a perspectives are provided: that of the examiners, the supervi-
simultaneously conscious and unconscious command that sors, and the institutions. The book also investigates the nature
forces the artist to submit to the creative process. The author of successful research in these disciplines.
places this inexplicable force of the imperative within the
context of Arthur Schopenhauer’s aesthetic theory and Jacques Louise Ravelli is associate professor of communication
Lacan’s concept of desire. The attempt to define and interpret and journalism in the School of the Arts and Media at the
the two authors’ prose and drama is displaced by this sense of University of New South Wales. She is the author of Museum
the infinity of desire and by the eternal becoming of the will, Texts: Communication Frameworks and is a coauthor of
which reveal themselves to lie at the heart of Beckett’s and Analysing Academic Writing. Brian Paltridge is professor
Bernhard’s creativity. of TESOL at the University of Sydney. He is the author of
Discourse Analysis and a coeditor of The Handbook of English
Catharina Wulf is the editor of a special issue of Samuel Beckett for Specific Purposes. He is an editor emeritus for the journal
Today and an organizer of literary festivals. English for Specific Purposes and a coeditor of TESOL
LITERARY CRITICISM/LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS, 195 PAGES, 6 X 9 Quarterly. Sue Starfield is director of the Learning Centre
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ISBN: 9781845196738 University of New South Wales. She is a coauthor of Thesis
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Melancholy and Bright Welcome Home Mr Swanson


Quotes of Wisdom and Wonder Swedish Emigrants and Swedishness on Film
Collected and illustrated by Kylie Johnson Ann-Kristin Wallengren
In this exquisitely produced book, Kylie Johnson has curated • The author is a visiting researcher and teacher at
a collection of classic and rare quotes featured over the past the University of Washington–Seattle from September
decade in her ceramic and paper work. Spanning everything through December
from love to loss, to family and friendship and the whimsy of
life, the quotes offer inspiration or solace, moving from the Between 1840 and 1940, more than one million people emi-
melancholy to the bright. Illustrated with Kylie’s beautiful art, grated from Sweden to America. The fact that so many chose
Melancholy and Bright is the perfect gift for anyone inspired to leave to seek a better life across the Atlantic was a major
by words of wisdom and truth. trauma for the Swedish nation. Filmmakers were not slow to
pick up on an exodus that proved to be of lasting importance
Kylie Johnson is the author of the poetry collections Count Me
for the Swedes’ national identity. In Welcome Home Mr
the Stars and A Once Courageous Heart and the owner of a
Swanson, film studies scholar Ann-Kristin Wallengren analyzes
ceramic and design studio and gallery.
the ways in which Swedish emigrants and Swedish American
ART/REFERENCE, 77 PAGES, 5 X 7 returnees are depicted in Swedish film between 1910 and
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UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND PRESS NOVEMBER the Swedish films were distributed to the United States, and
Wallengren discusses the notions of Sweden and Swedishness
that circulated there as a result. Wallengren shows how ideolo-
Also available from Kylie Johnson: gies of nationality had a prominent place in the films’ narra-
tives, resulting in movies that project enduring perceptions of
Swedish national identity and the American way of life.
Ann-Kristin Wallengren is a professor of film studies at Lund
University in Sweden. She has written a number of books and
articles on Swedish film, television, and music from perspectives
such as national and cultural identity, representation, ideology,
Count Me the Stars and transnationality.
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The History of the Prince Tonypandemonium


of Wales’s Theatre, London,
1771–1903
Rachel Trezise
Tonypandemonium is the first play from Dylan Thomas Prize–
winning author Rachel Trezise: a raucous, raunchy, hilarious,
Richard L. Lorenzen and heartbreaking account of a daughter’s fraught, decade-
spanning relationship with her beautiful, fun-loving, and alco-
In 1771 a new concert hall was built on a plot of land just off
holic mother. Tonypandemonium was staged by National
London’s Tottenham Court Road. The hall was refitted as a
Theatre Wales in autumn 2013 and won a Theatre Critics of
theater in 1810, and for more than 70 years the little theater in
Wales Award for Best Production in the English language
Tottenham Street was a busy place of entertainment for the
2014. It features a foreword by John McGrath, artistic director
neighborhood and beyond. It underwent several name changes
of the National Theatre Wales and includes pictures of the play
but is best known today as the Prince of Wales’s. Many stars of
in performance.
the London stage appeared at the theater in Tottenham Street
in the course of the 19th century, including Madames Vestris Rachel Trezise is the author of the novels Sixteen Shades of
and Céleste, Louisa Nisbett, John Hare, Marie Wilton, Squire Crazy and In and Out of the Goldfish Bowl, which won a place
Bancroft, Ellen Terry, Madge and William Kendal, Johnston on the Orange Futures List in 2002, and the short fiction col-
Forbes-Robertson, and Genevieve Ward. The playhouse lections Cosmic Latte and Fresh Apples, which won the Dylan
remained open for nearly a century, however in 1882, it was Thomas Prize.
judged to be unsafe and closed; the building was razed in DRAMA, 102 PAGES, 5 X 8
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“A heartfelt, well-crafted, and brave piece of work that is no


Richard L. Lorenzen taught in the School of Drama at the

doubt the start of Trezise’s successful career as a playwright.”


University of Washington–Seattle, where he also served as

—Western Mail
divisional dean for the arts and humanities and vice provost
for educational outreach. He went on to become dean of

“A feat of modern playwriting brilliance.”


the School of Continuing Studies and associate provost at

—South Wales Echo


Northwestern University. He lives in Olympia, Washington.

“Tragic yet touching stuff . . . sensitive, stylish, emotive.”


THEATER/HISTORY, 288 PAGES, 6.25 X 9.25

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The Teilhard Lexicon Hinduism Beliefs Secrets of Voyaging


Understanding the Language, & Practices Kitab al-isfar ‘an nata’ij al-asfar
Terminology and Vision of Major Deities and
the Writings of Pierre Teilhard Social Structures
Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi

de Chardin
Translated by Angela Jaffray

Volume 1 • Part of the Mystical Treatises


Siôn Cowell of Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi series
Jeaneane Fowler
• New in paper, also available in cloth Ibn ’Arabi is one of the greatest writers
(9781902210377) This is an outstanding introduction to
of mystical literature of any era. The
Hinduism and the many expressions of
voyages recounted in the enigmatic
The Teilhard Lexicon has been written to the religion in India. The evolution and
Secrets of Voyaging offer readers an
enable researchers and students to better nature of the major Hindu deities occupies
inexhaustible source of reflection on
understand the specialized language of substantial sections of the book as does a
the nature of the journeys of life. This
Teilhard’s transdisciplinary approach, discussion of social structures, such as
unique book explores the theme of voy-
which he found himself compelled to class and caste, that informs not only ritu-
age and spiritual unveiling as it plays
develop as a means of expressing that alistic practices and approaches to divinity
out simultaneously in the cosmological,
extraordinary vision of a universe in but also societal norms. The historical
scriptural, and mystical domains. This
process of convergence towards a cosmic roots of present-day beliefs and practices
first English translation includes the
center of unity he identifies with the and the religious contexts in which they
Arabic text, based on a manuscript in
Cosmic Christ. All quotations in the are based are examined, as are current
Ibn ’Arabi’s own hand and is accompa-
lexicon have been sourced from the issues such as the struggle for greater inde-
nied by the translator’s introduction and
French originals. The work includes a full pendence for women. The book also
extensive notes and commentary.
bibliography of Teilhard’s works in incorporates the ways in which Hinduism
French and English. is expressed in the colorful festivals and Muhyiddin Ibn ‘Arabi was a 12th-century
the sacred pilgrimages throughout India. Sufi mystic and philosopher and is known
Siôn Cowell was the translator of Pierre within the Islamic world simply as “the
Teilhard de Chardin’s spiritual master- Jeaneane Fowler was the head of philoso-
Greatest Master.” Angela Jaffray is a trans-
piece The Divine Milieu. phy and religious studies at the University
lator whose works appeared in Collected
of Wales–Newport. She is the author of
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Hostels, Homes, Museum Australia 1901–2001


Memorialising Migrant Labour Pasts A Narrative History
in Lwandle, South Africa Andrew Tink
Noëleen Murray and Leslie Witz Andrew Tink’s superb book tells the story of Australia in the
• Author tour to include Minneapolis, Minnesota (September) 20th century, from Federation to the Sydney 2000 Olympics.
It was a century marked by the trauma of war and the despair
This book tracks moments in the making and remaking of a of the depression, balanced by extraordinary achievements in
museum in Lwandle, some 40 kilometers from Cape Town. In sport, science, and the arts. Tink’s story is driven by people,
1998 this space of seeming anonymity, which was established in whether they be prime ministers, soldiers, shopkeepers, singers,
the 1950s under apartheid as a “native location” for the purposes footballers, or farmers; men or women, Australian-born, immi-
of housing temporary migrant labor, surprisingly became the site grant, or Aborigine. He brings the decades to life, writing with
for the first township museum in the Western Cape province. empathy, humor, and insight to create a narrative that is as
The authors explore the making of this museum, the creation of entertaining as it is illuminating.
community histories through the oral and the visual, and a major Andrew Tink has served as shadow attorney general and
project to rehabilitate a migrant labor hostel. It is a story of shadow Liberal leader of the House in the New South Wales
Lwandle and a museum, which is fixed and temporary, planned Parliament. He is the author of Air Disaster Canberra: The
and providential, seen and unseen, settled and unsettled. Plane Crash That Destroyed a Government; Lord Sydney: The
Noëleen Murray is an architect and academic in the department Life and Times of Tommy Townshend; and William Charles
of geography and environmental studies at the University of the Wentworth: Australia’s Greatest Native Son, which won “The
Western Cape, South Africa, and an associate with Matthew Nib” CAL Waverley Award for Literature. He is an adjunct
Cooke at Design Matters Architects in Cape Town. She is the professor at the Macquarie University Law School and Centre
author of Desire Lines: Space, Memory and Identity in the Post- for Legal Governance was made a Member of the Order of
Apartheid City. Leslie Witz is a professor in the history depart- Australia in January of 2014.
ment at the University of the Western Cape. He is the author of HISTORY/AUSTRALIAN STUDIES, 336 PAGES, 6 X 9.25
Apartheid’s Festival: Contesting South Africa’s National Pasts. 20 B & W PHOTOS
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“A first-rate and original study that is of significance to


work on museums, heritage, South African history, and
institutional formation.” —Corinne Kratz, professor emerita
of anthropology and African studies, Emory University

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Sydney Beaches Adelaide Remember When


A History Bob Byrne
Caroline Ford Remember childhood visits to the Adelaide Zoo with a ride in
the elephant cart, school lunches and a glass bottle of sun-
From Palm Beach in the north to Cronulla in the south,
warmed milk, spending Saturday night at Downtown or Tilt to
Sydney’s coastline teems with life as people from around the
play arcade games or go roller-skating, or rides at Magic
city escape to the beaches to swim, surf, play, and lie in the
Mountain or Dazzleland? Adelaide Remember When started
sun. Sydney Beaches tells the story of how locals developed
on Facebook in March 2013, and within 12 months had more
their love of the beach, from 19th-century picnickers to the
than 17,000 followers and spawned a regular weekly newspa-
surfing and sun-baking pioneers a century later. But Sydney’s
per column in the Adelaide Advertiser. This book brings
beaches have another lesser-known, intriguing history as the
together the best photographs and commentary from the
world-famous beach culture only exists because the first
recent past South Australia’s capital city.
beachgoers demanded important rights. Featuring vibrant
and historic images of Sydney’s seashore, this expansive and Bob Byrne had a long career in commercial radio, particularly
delightful book is the story of how a city developed a relation- 5DN Adelaide, before becoming a columnist and blogger at the
ship with its ocean coast, and how a nation created a one-of-a- Adelaide Advertiser, writing about Adelaide of the recent past.
kind culture. He started the “Adelaide Remember When” Facebook page.
Caroline Ford has been researching and writing about the his- HISTORY/AUSTRALIAN STUDIES, 256 PAGES, 6.75 X 9
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Albert Hall Visiting the Neighbours


The Heart of Canberra Australians in Asia
Lenore Coltheart Agnieszka Sobocinska
This fascinating history of a much-loved Canberra landmark A million Australians went to Bali last year, following the mil-
tells the story of this institution for the first time. From Joan lions of others who have made their way across Asia over the
Sutherland’s debut and the notorious Petrov Commission to a past century. Many travelers returned thinking they knew Asia
rumored ghost and rowdy public meetings, Albert Hall has a and their personal experiences helped shape popular attitudes.
history like no other. This book shares stories, interviews, and This absorbing book unpacks their experiences, showing how
more than 90 photographs to reveal much about the history of their encounters changed the way Australians thought about
Canberra through the fascinating stories of people and events themselves in the world. Visiting the Neighbours tells the story
linked to the Albert Hall, including politicians, musicians, and of Australian relations with Asia from the bottom up, examin-
other luminaries. ing the experiences of some of the millions of travelers and
tourists who headed to the region for more than a hundred
Lenore Coltheart is Canberra historian and a member of the
years. Merchants, missionaries, pilgrims, soldiers, hippies,
ACT Heritage Council. She is an expert on the history and her-
diplomats, and backpackers all had an impact on diplomacy
itage of Albert Hall and has written extensively on the subject,
and international relations and Agnieszka Sobocinska’s book
including articles for the Canberra & District Historical Society
is a bold and important step in understanding the intersection
Journal and Heritage in Trust magazine.
between popular opinion, prejudice, and international rela-
HISTORY/AUSTRALIAN STUDIES, 240 PAGES, 7.5 X 10.25 tions as Australia stands at the precipice of the Asian Century.
90 COLOR PHOTOS
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ISBN: 9781742234045 Centre for Australian Studies at Monash University. She is a
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& CARIBBEAN and the Pacific and she is the coeditor of Australia’s Asia: From
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Contents from Visiting the Neighbours:

1 Imperialists 6 Seekers People’s diplomats


2 Fortune hunters 7 Adventurers and troublemakers Acknowledgments
3 Warriors 8 Tourists References
4 Good neighbours 9 Sons and daughters Notes
5 Humanitarians Index

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The Europeans in Australia Borderlands


Volume Three: Nation New Photographs and Old Tales of Sacred
Springs, Holy Wells and Spas of the Wales–
England Borders
Alan Atkinson
This, the third and final volume of a landmark, award-winning
series, gives an account of Australia’s settlement by Britain. It Phil Cope
tells of the various ways in which that experience shaped
Following his books on wells in Wales and Cornwall, Phil Cope
imagination and belief among the settler people from the 18th
journeys up and down the borderlands between Wales and
century to the end of World War I. It also tells the story of
England and through history, from pre-Christian times through
Australian Federation and the war with a focus, as ever, on
Roman and early Christian times, the medieval Age of the
ordinary habits of thought and feeling. In this period, for the
Princes in Wales and on to Victorian and the contemporary
first time the settler people began to grasp the vastness of the
period. His discoveries are recorded in striking and atmospheric
continent, and to think of it as their own. There was a massive
photographs and are accompanied by the remarkable histories
funding of education, and the intellectual reach of men and
of the sacred wells that have played an important part in the
women was suddenly expanded to an extent that seemed
culture and landscape of the region, and the legends attached
dazzling to many at the time. Women began to shape public
to them. Wronged suitors, magic horses, Dark Age battles, the
imagination as they had not before. At the same time, the
reign of King Arthur, and innumerable decapitations feature
worship of mere ideas had its victims, most obviously the
among the vividly magical tales. Richly illustrated in color
Aboriginal people, and the war itself proved what vast
throughout, the wells from Cheshire to Monmouthshire, from
tragedies it could unleash. The culmination of an extraordi-
the Dee to the Severn, are here displayed in all their glory, be
nary career in the writing and teaching of Australian history,
they in remote countryside or city center.
Alan Atkinson’s ambitious and unique series grapples with the
Australian historical experience as a whole from the point of Phil Cope is a photographer, a writer, a teacher, and a cultural
view of the settlers from Europe. exhibition designer. He is the author of Holy Wells: Cornwall
and Holy Wells: Wales.
Alan Atkinson is the author of several books, including Camden:
Farm and Village Life in Early New South Wales, which helped HISTORY/PHOTOGRAPHY, 256 PAGES, 9.25 X 8.75
to introduce new forms of social history to Australia, and The 350 COLOR PHOTOS, 1 MAP, FOUR-COLOR INTERIOR
CLOTH, $34.99 (CAN $41.99)
Commonwealth of Speech, an argument about history writing
ISBN: 9781781720608
in the 21st century and about the links between the national
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and at the Australian National University. SEREN SEPTEMBER

“Without this book, many of these wells would remain


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Hawick Canna
A History from Earliest Times The Story of a Hebridean Island
Alistair Moffat Fifth edition
As Hawick celebrates the 500th anniversary of the fight at J. L. Campbell
Hornshole, the first stirrings of the defining traditions of the
The definitive history of a Hebridean island, one of the most
common riding, Alistair Moffat takes the narrative much
beautiful in all Scotland, begins with an outline of six millen-
further back into the mists of prehistory to the time of the
nia of settlement and land-use in a uniquely rich prehistoric
Romans, the coming of the Angles, and the Normans. He
landscape and continues with the history of the island from
recounts how Hawick got its name, where the old village
the sixth century and the time of St Columba into the third
stood, and who the early barons of Hawick were. He then
millennium of our own era. The book brings together tradi-
charts the amazing rise of the textile trade, bringing the story
tion, language, song, place-names, and ancient and modern
right up to the present day. The book shows that Hawick has
documentation and evidence to build a picture of an island
changed radically over the many centuries since people began
community on the busy sea-lanes of Europe. Canna preserves
to live between the Slitrig and the Teviot. Full of anecdotes
the record of a lifetime’s research.
and history, this book celebrates one of the Borders’ most
vibrant communities and acknowledges that Hawick’s greatest J. L. Campbell was one of the foremost scholars of Scottish
invention is her people. Gaelic in the 20th century. He married the American musician
and folklorist Margaret Fay Shaw, and they settled in Canna
Alistair Moffat is a former director of the Edinburgh Festival
in 1938. He gifted the island together with his library, research
Fringe and a program director at Scottish Television. He runs
papers, and sound archive to the National Trust for Scotland
the Borders and Lennoxlove book festivals as well as the DNA
in 1981.
testing company BritainsDNA, and is currently rector of St.
Andrews University. He is the author of several books, includ- HISTORY, 364 PAGES, 5.5 X 8.5
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Great Tapestry of Scotland series


Alistair Moffat
Foreword by Alexander McCall Smith
The brainchild of bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, historian Alistair Moffat, and artist Andrew Crummy, the Great
Tapestry of Scotland is an outstanding celebration of thousands of years of Scottish history and achievement, from the end of the
last Ice Age to Dolly the Sheep. More than 1,000 volunteer stitches spent a total of 60, 000 sewing hours using more than 300
miles of yarn to create the 160 panels that make up this extraordinary work of art. Like the Bayeux tapestry, the Great Tapestry
of Scotland has been created on embroidered cloth, and it is annotated in English, Gaelic, Scots and Latin.
Alistair Moffat is a former director of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and a program director at Scottish Television. He runs the
Borders and Lennoxlove book festivals as well as the DNA testing company BritainsDNA and is currently rector of St. Andrews
University. He is the author of The Borders, The British, The Faded Map, Kelsae, The Reviers, The Sea Kingdoms, The Scots: A
Genetic Journey, Tuscany, and The Wall. Alexander McCall Smith is a professor of medical law at the University of Edinburgh.
He has written more than 50 books and is best known for the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, which has achieved bestseller
status on four continents. In 2004 he was awarded the British Book Awards Author of the Year and Booksellers Association
Author of the Year.

The Great Tapestry of Scotland The Great Tapestry of Scotland


This book features full-color photographs of every completed The Making of a Masterpiece
panel, accompanied by explanatory material about the history
Susan Mansfield
behind each.
SCOTTISH STUDIES/HISTORY, 288 PAGES, 9.75 X 10 This book tells the story of this unique undertaking—one of
288 COLOR PHOTOS, FOUR-COLOR INTERIOR the biggest community arts projects ever to take place in
CLOTH, $47.00 (CAN $48.00) Scotland—and includes full-color plates of a selection of the
ISBN: 9781780271606 panels from the completed tapestry, together with descriptive
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BIRLINN LTD OCTOBER Susan Mansfield is a journalist who has written about the arts
in Scotland for more than 20 years. In 2001, she joined the staff
“This sumptuous book details every single panel in rich of the Scotsman and has written for the paper with a particular
detail, giving a real sense of the scale of the project . . . interest in art, literature, and theater.
perfect as an introduction to this wonderful work of art, or
as a reminder for anyone who has seen the exhibition.”
SCOTTISH STUDIES, 128 PAGES, 7.5 X 9.25

—National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies


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Pacific Studies series


• This series includes Chiefs’ Country (9781921902246)

Grass Huts Australians in Papua White Women in Fiji


and Warehouses New Guinea 1960–1975 1835–1930
Pacific Beach Communities The Ruin of Empire?
of the Nineteenth Century
Edited by Ceridwen Spark,
Seumas Spark, and Christina Twomey
Claudia Knapman
Caroline Ralston Australians in Papua New Guinea pro-
First published in 1986, White Women in
vides a history of the late Australian years
A pioneering study of early trade and Fiji 1835–1930: The Ruin of Empire?
in Papua New Guinea through the eyes
beach communities in the Pacific Islands challenges assumptions and assertions
of 13 Australians and four Papua New
and first published in 1977, this book about the role of European women in
Guineans. This extraordinary book pio-
provides historians with an ambitious multiracial colonial societies. Author
neers an innovative combination of writ-
survey of early European–Polynesian Claudia Knapman uses a combination
ten reminiscences and interviews that
contact, an analysis of how early trade of interviews, newspapers, and other
reveal the impact of Australian colonial
developed along with the beachcomber sources to picture the lives of European
policy on pre-indendence Papua New
community, and a detailed reconstruction women in Fiji between the 1830s and
Guinea. It follows medical practitioners
of development of the early Pacific port 1930s. She offers a new and challenging
who grappled with complex medical
towns. Set mainly in the first half of the interpretation of the nature and interrela-
issues in difficult surroundings, experts
19th century, continuing in some cases for tionship between racism and sexism in
in governance, and people involved in
a few decades more, the book covers five colonial societies. As Knapman points
education and social change.
ports: Kororareka (now Russell, in New out, gender has been used to argue that
Zealand), Levuka (Fiji), Apia (Samoa), Ceridwen Spark has conducted research racial disharmony came with the pres-
Papeete (Tahiti) and Honolulu (Hawai’i). on cross-cultural interaction in Papua ence of foreign women. She shows that
New Guinea (PNG). Seumas Spark is a white women were crucial to establishing
Caroline Ralston lectured in the depart- historian at Monash University and the interracial relations.
ment of politics and history at Macquarie author of Battlefield to Grave. Christina
University and is a coeditor of Sanctity Claudia Knapman is an author who
Twomey is a professor of history at
and Power: Gender in Polynesian History. received the J. G. Crawford Medal for
Monash University, the author of
academic excellence.
HISTORY/POLITICAL SCIENCE Australia’s Forgotten Prisoners, and the
288 PAGES, 5 X 7.75 coauthor of A History of Australia. HISTORY/SOCIAL SCIENCE
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Pacific Studies series, continued

Church and State Managing Modernity They Came


in Tonga in the Western Pacific for Sandalwood
The Wesleyan Methodist A Study of the Sandalwood
Missionaries and Political Trade in the South-West Pacific
Edited by Mary Patterson

Development, 1822–1875 1830–1865


and Martha Macintyre
Fast money schemes in Papua New
Sione Latukefu Guinea, collectivities in rural Solomon Dorothy Shineberg
Islands, gambling in the Cook Islands,
First published in 1974, Church and State and the Vanuatu tax haven—all feature in Few Pacific history books have stood the
in Tonga is a classic study of the forma- the interface between Pacific and global test of time as well as They Came for
tive period of modern Tongan history. economies. Since the 1970s, Melanesian Sandalwood, but Dorothy Shineberg’s
The years covered are from the re-estab- countries and their peoples have been book, first published in 1967, has never
lishment of the Wesleyan Methodist mis- beguiled by the prospect of economic been bettered. This fascinating account of
sion in the 1820s until the promulgation development that would enable them to the sandalwood trade describes the first
of the Tongan constitution in 1875. Much participate in a world market economic regular contact between Europeans and
of the book deals with the development system. Access to global markets would the Melanesians of New Caledonia, the
of kingship and the emergence of written provide the means to improve their stan- Loyalty Islands, and the New Hebrides
codes of law and the constitution. The dard of living, allowing them to take their (now Vanuatu). It remains the only
book is dedicated to Queen Salote Tupou places as independent nations in a mod- detailed account of the sandalwood trade,
III who passed the traditions of the royal ern world. Managing Modernity in the its routes, marketing problems and profits,
family to Latukefu, determined to impart Western Pacific is an innovative and and of the ships, merchants and seamen
her wealth of knowledge of the Tongan accessible collection that offers a new involved. It is a sharp, perceptive analysis
traditional past. Church and State in intersection between Western Pacific of the confrontation of the two cultures,
Tonga was the first substantial study by a anthropology and global studies. approached from the standpoint of Pacific
Tongan of the history of the Tongan history rather than a mere extension of
Martha Macintyre is the editor of the
monarchy and government. European history into the Pacific Islands.
Australian Journal of Anthropology and
Sione Latukefu was a Tongan historian. an honorary research fellow at the Dorothy Shineberg has taught at the
He founded the Tongan History University of Melbourne. Mary Patterson Australian School of Pacific Administration,
Association to encourage studies of is a professor of anthropology at the Smith College in Massachusetts, and the
Tongan history and was instrumental in University of Melbourne. University of Melbourne. She is a former
establishing the Tonga Research Society. coeditor of the Journal of Pacific History.
SOCIAL SCIENCE/ANTHROPOLOGY
SOCIAL SCIENCE/POLITICAL SCIENCE 336 PAGES, 5 X 7.75 REGIONAL STUDIES/POLITICAL SCIENCE
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Rights of Way to Brasília Teimosa Gibraltar


The Politics of Squatter Settlement ‘A Dagger in the Spine of Spain?’
Charles J. Fortin Gareth Stockey
• New in paper; also available in cloth (9781845196264) • New in paper; also available in cloth (9781845193010)

The site of Recife’s Brasília Teimosa favela emerged as a flash The “problem” of Gibraltar has been a constant source of
point of economic and political interests in the 1930s and the diplomatic tension between Britain and Spain for more than
scene of subsequent strife into the 1980s. The name of this dis- 300 years. Franco himself described the Rock as a “dagger in
trict is a contemptuous allusion to the new capital of Brazil, the spine of Spain,” and it was during his dictatorship that
with its forward-thinking planning policies and urban design, Spain’s diplomatic campaign to recover Gibraltar reached its
in stark contrast to the favela. This concise account unearths height with the closing of the frontier in 1969. Given this
events surfacing through periods of revolution, dictatorship, background, it has long been assumed by historians and com-
populism, Cuban Communism, the 1964 military coup d’état, mentators that relations between Gibraltar and its Spanish
and crackdown to the amplified reverberation of civil society neighbor have also been strained. Gareth Stockey rejects this
voices and engagement decades later. This work examines the assumption, and demonstrates that relations across the frontier
interactions between the state and neighborhood associations had in fact been cordial for most of the period of British occu-
regarding the allocation of public goods and services in the pation of the Rock. Rather than seeing the frontier as
context of urban resources and their system of supply. a physical entity—separating Gibraltar from its Spanish neigh-
bor—the frontier is viewed as a process, through which the
Charles J. Fortin is former professor and coordinator of the
communities on either side of it fostered intimate social, cul-
graduate program of urban and regional development at the
tural, political, and economic links.
Federal University of Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil.
HISTORY/POLITICAL SCIENCE Gareth Stockey is a lecturer in modern European history at
240 PAGES, 6 X 9 Swansea University.
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Democracy, Trade Unions The Rosary, the Republic,


and Political Violence in Spain and the Right
The Valencian Anarchist Movement, Spain and the Vatican Hierarchy, 1931–1939
1918–1936 Karl J. Trybus
Richard Purkiss The birth of the Second Spanish Republic in April 1931 ush-
Valencia has traditionally been seen as somewhat exceptional ered in a period of possible secularization to Spain. Liberals
within Spain: a prosperous, agricultural export-oriented econo- welcomed legal changes, while conservatives feared the special
my dominated by small- and medium-sized farmers. This tran- “privileges” they enjoyed would end. The Catholic Church
quil image of Levante feliz contrasts sharply with those of remained a central focus of left-wing antagonism and right-
rebellious, proletarian Barcelona, or impoverished, feudal wing allegiances, and conflicts surrounding the future of reli-
Andalusia, with which the CNT and the Spanish anarchist gion grew severe. While members of the Spanish Catholic
movement is most closely associated. However, this new study hierarchy had clearly supported the right and disdained the
shows that Valencia in the 1920s and 1930s was left, the actions and opinions of the Vatican and its hierarchy
anything but tranquil. In providing the first English-language stationed in Spain were much more nuanced. Similarly, when
study of this important movement, Richard Purkiss fills a sig- conservative military action plunged Spain into a Civil War
nificant gap in the historiography of the Spanish Left, showing in July 1936, the majority of the Spanish Catholic hierarchy
that not only was Valencia a hugely important source of anar- openly supported their victory, but the highest levels of the
chist support, but that the local movement was far more radi- Vatican remained silent. This book explores the unique posi-
cal than has previously been thought. tion and specialized reactions of the Vatican concerning the
Second Republic and Civil War. For the Holy See, the conflict
Richard Purkiss researches the Spanish Left in the 1920s and in Spain was part of a larger narrative of ideological and polit-
1930s, the history of trade unions, and interwar Europe. He is ical tension swirling across Europe. Any public statement by
particularly focused on the understudied region of Valencia. the Vatican concerning the Spanish Republic or Civil War
HISTORY/POLITICAL SCIENCE could be misconstrued as support for one side or another, and
340 PAGES, 6 X 9 threaten the Church. True, the Vatican often remained silent,
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College in South Carolina. His research interests focus on the
intersections between Vatican diplomacy and Spanish politics
during the 1930s. He lives in Gaffney, South Carolina.
HISTORY/RELIGION & THEOLOGY, 272 PAGES, 6 X 9
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Polycentric Monarchies The Political Transformation


How Did Early Modern Spain and Portugal of Gulf Tribal States
Achieve and Maintain a Global Hegemony? Elitism and the Social Contract in Kuwait,
Edited by Pedro Cardim, Tamar Herzog, Bahrain and Dubai, 1918–1970s
José Javier Ruiz Ibáñez, and Gaetano Sabatini
Shaul Yanai
• New in paper, also available in cloth (9781845195441)
This study details how the reform movements and attempts to
Having succeeded in establishing themselves in Europe, Asia, establish parliamentary institutions in the Persian Gulf states
Africa, and the Americas, Spain and Portugal became the first of Kuwait, Bahrain, and Dubai between the First World War
imperial powers on a worldwide scale in the early 16th century. and the independent era of the 1970s represented a milestone
Although they lost their political primacy in the 17th century, in the history of the region, creating a legacy for future genera-
both monarchies survived and enjoyed relative success until the tions, but was a unique transition in the Arab world. An
early 19th century. The aim of this collection is to answer the important work to understanding the history of the Persian
questions of how and why their cultural and political legacies Gulf states, the book illustrates how, as this new political and
persist to date. Part I focuses on the construction of the monar- social order evolved, ideas of national struggle and national
chy, examining the ways different territories integrated in the rights penetrated Gulf societies. Gulf citizens who had spent
imperial network mainly by inquiring to what extent local polit- time in Arab states, mostly in Egypt and Iraq, took part in the
ical elites maintained their autonomy, and to what a degree they genesis of a public Arab–Gulf national discourse, enabling the
shared power with the royal administration. Part II deals prima- Gulf population to become acquainted with national struggles
rily with the circulation of ideas, models, and people: the melt- for independence.
ing pot in which the various administrations that served the Shaul Yanai teaches Middle East history at the Haifa and
Kings and the various monarchical territories developed their Hebrew Universities. His research focuses on political and
own identities, fought for recognition, and for what they consid- societies history of the Persian Gulf states and he is the co-
ered their proper place in the global hierarchy. Part III explains editor of Persian Gulf and the Arab Peninsula: Societies and
the forms of dependence and symbiosis established with other States in Transition.
European powers, such as Genoa and the United Provinces.
MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES/HISTORY, 352 PAGES, 6.75 X 9.75
Pedro Cardim is associate professor at the Universidade Nova 16 B & W PHOTOS
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Gallipoli The Courage of ||kabbo


The Landing Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the
Hugh Dolan Publication of Specimens of Bushman Folklore
Illustrations by Mal Gardiner Edited by Janette Deacon and Pippa Skotnes
Gallipoli: The Landing takes the events of April 25, 1915, and Just over a century ago, Specimens of Bushman Folklore first
presents them in a full-color comic that’s both action-packed appeared in print. A project of Wilhelm Bleek, Lucy Lloyd,
and historically accurate. Rather than a botched attack ||kabbo, Dia!kwain, and several of their kin, the book first
planned by indifferent British generals, the Gallipoli campaign brought the oral traditions of the |xam to the attention of the
was carefully thought out and included an amphibious attack public. The Courage of ||kabbo is a collective testimony to the
on the beach by Anzac officers. Hugh Dolan and Mal Gardiner enduring value of the archive to research in the fields of rock
bring the story to life, describing the lead-up and the attack on art studies, linguistics, literature, and folklore.
Gallipoli in detail, from both sides of the fighting. Including
biographies of all the key military figures as well as details Janette Deacon is honorary professor in the department of
about the preparations for the landing itself, this work dispels anthropology and archaeology at the University of South Africa
many myths associated with the Gallipoli campaign and estab- (Unisa) and a leading expert on rock art in South Africa. She has
lishes some of the reasons why the campaign in the written more than 130 academic papers and six books. She man-
Dardanelles eventually failed. ages the Rock Art Research Initiative, a program of the Getty
Conservation Institute, at the University of the Witwatersrand
Hugh Dolan is a former intelligence officer with the Royal in Johannesburg, South Africa. Pippa Skotnes is the Michaelis
Australian Air Force. He is the author of 36 Days: The Untold Professor of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town. She is the
Story behind the Gallipoli Landings, presenter of the documen- author and coauthor of several books on the writings of the
tary Gallipoli From Above, and a general military historian-at- linguists Bleek and Lloyd, most recently From Landscape to
large. Mal Gardiner is a comic artist and a 20-year veteran of Literature and Rock Art Made in Translation, and has curated
the Royal Australian Navy. several exhibitions around the theme of the San Bushmen.
MILITARY/HISTORY, 96 PAGES, 7 X 10 HISTORY/AFRICAN STUDIES, 464 PAGES, 8.25 X 9.75
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“A comprehensive overview of a rich vein of southern African


history and culture, honoring the memory of the |xam people
and their 19th-century interlocutors. It also showcases the
breadth and depth of 20th- and 21st-century South African
scholarship in semiotics, folklore, museology, rock art
research, and colonial historiography.” —Richard B. Lee,
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Egypt’s African Empire A Long Way Home


Samuel Baker, Charles Gordon Migrant Worker Worlds 1800–2014
& the Creation of Equatoria Edited by Peter Delius, Fiona Rankin-Smith,
Alice Moore-Harell and Laura Phillips
• New in paper; also available in cloth (9781845193874) In no other society in the world have urbanization and indus-
trialization been as comprehensively based on migrant labor as
This book is a detailed and original study of the creation of the in South Africa. Rather than focusing on the well-documented
province of Equatoria, located in present-day Southern Sudan. narrative of displacement and oppression, A Long Way Home
No detailed account has previously been published on the captures the humanity, agency, and creative modes of self-
effort to conquer and create a new Egyptian province in the expression of the millions of workers who helped build and
1870s in the interior of Africa, despite its importance to the shape modern South Africa. The book spans a 300-year history
history of the on-going north–south conflict in the Sudan. The beginning with the exportation of slave labor from
annexation of Equatoria emerged from the Khedive (viceroy) Mozambique in the 18th century and ending with the strikes
Ismail’s aspiration for an African empire that would control and tensions on the platinum belt in recent years. It shows not
the source of the White Nile at Lake Victoria. At the time he only the age-old mobility of African migrants across the conti-
was under pressure from the British government to suppress nent but also, with the growing demand for labor in the min-
the lucrative slave trade in the Turco-Egyptian Sudan, and to ing industry, the importation of Chinese indentured migrant
this end the new province was to be under direct control of workers. The essays and visual materials traverse homesteads,
Cairo and not the authorities in Khartoum. Official documents chiefdoms, and mining hostels in their portrayal of migrant
from the Egyptian state archive, Dar al-Wathaiq, provide workers’ and their families’ attempts to maintain contact
detailed accounts of the politics of the annexation of Equatoria, across large distances and uphold their rural customs, tradi-
and these accounts are discussed in their historical context. tions, and rituals in new spaces and locations. Together, they
provide multiple perspectives on the lived experience of
Alice Moore-Harell is an independent researcher and a former migrant laborers and celebrate their extraordinary journeys.
professor in the department of Islam and Middle East at the
Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is the author of Gordon Peter Delius is professor of history at the University of
and the Sudan: Prologue to the Mahdiyya 1877–1880. Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He is the author of A Lion
Amongst the Cattle and Mpumalanga: An Illustrated History.
HISTORY/AFRICAN STUDIES, 240 PAGES, 6 X 9
Fiona Rankin-Smith is special projects curator at the Wits Art
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researcher at the Public Affairs Research Institute (PARI) based
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Those We Forget When War Came to Fremantle


Recounting Australian Casualties 1899 to 1945
of the First World War
Deborah Gare and Madison Lloyd-Jones
David Noonan
As Australia’s largest wartime port, Fremantle played a unique
The official Australian casualty statistics for the men of the role in the Western world’s military history. Featuring
Australian Imperial Force in the First World War are seriously extraordinary photographs from the time, this volume
wrong, with significant inaccuracies and omissions. records Fremantle’s history of departure and reunion, victory
Groundbreaking research exhaustively examining more than and celebration, grief and loss, and dissent and activism.
12,000 individual soldiers’ records has revealed that hospital-
Deborah Gare is an associate professor in the School of Arts and
izations for wounding, illness, and injury suffered by men of
Sciences and leads the history program at the University of Notre
the AIF are five times greater than officially acknowledged
Dame Australia. She is the author or editor of several leading
today. Why has it taken nearly 100 years for this to come to
works, including The Fuss That Never Ended and Making
light? Was it a conspiracy to suppress the toll, incompetence of
Australian History: The Politics of the Past Since 1788. She is a
Australia’s official war historians Bean and Butler, or simply
former research associate at Curtin University, a visiting fellow
the unquestioning acceptance of the official record? The star-
of the University of British Columbia, and a visiting scholar at
tling findings in this study, which began when author David
the University of Manchester. Madison Lloyd-Jones has been a
Noonan first read the letters written by his grandfather from
lecturer and tutor at the University of Notre Dame Australia and
the Western Front, rewrite Australia’s casualty statistics of the
a coordinator of the city of Fremantle’s Heritage Festival.
First World War.
HISTORY/AUSTRALIAN STUDIES, 144 PAGES, 8.25 X 10
David Noonan earned a PhD in the department of history and 100 B & W PHOTOS
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Victoria at War The Search for HMAS Sydney


1914–1918 An Australian Story
Michael McKernan Edited by Ted Graham, Bob King, Bob Trotter,
and Kim Kirsner
During the First World War in Melbourne and communities
throughout Victoria, schoolchildren knitted socks for the In November 1941, the HMAS Sydney, the pride of Australia’s
troops serving in Gallipoli, the Middle East, and on the Western wartime fleet, and its crew of 645 disappeared without a trace
Front. Their families set up Red Cross branches to support the off the Western Australian coast. All that was known was
91,000 Victorian servicemen and women overseas. Victoria at Sydney had come under fire from the German raider HSK
War records the achievements of the state’s soldiers, nurses, and Kormoran, which also sank. After numerous unsuccessful
their families, including the Whitelaws from Gippsland with six searches from the mid-1970s onwards, the Finding Sydney
sons enlisting; “Bert” Jacka, the first Australian to be awarded Foundation was set up and, in March 2008, one of Australia’s
the Victoria Cross in the First World War; and commander Sir greatest maritime mysteries was solved when both wrecks were
John Monash. Bestselling military historian Michael McKernan finally discovered. The Search for HMAS Sydney pieces together
commemorates the generosity, devotion, sacrifice, and spirit of the incredible story of Sydney, its crew, and the families left
a community pushed toward the breaking point through stories behind. It details the innovative and powerful research proce-
from the home front and battlefront. dures implemented by the Finding Sydney Foundation to locate
Michael McKernan is a writer, a reviewer, and a radio commen- the wrecks of Sydney and Kormoran, their discovery, and the
tator. He is the author of The Brumbies, Drought, Gallipoli: detailed forensic analyses and commemorations that followed.
A Short History, The Strength of a Nation, and Underground Ted Graham was the chairman of the HMAS Sydney Search Pty
Australia, among others. He was also deputy director at the Ltd. He was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for
Australian War Memorial. his role in the successful search for the HMAS Sydney. Bob
MILITARY/AUSTRALIAN STUDIES, 256 PAGES, 9.75 X 9.75 King is a chartered engineer and a practicing consultant with
120 COLOR PHOTOS, 110 B & W PHOTOS more than 40 years of experience. He received a Medal in the
CLOTH, $59.99 (CAN $71.99) Order of Australia for services to the offshore oil industry in
ISBN: 9781742233802 reference to the North West Shelf development. Bob Trotter is a
RIGHTS: US, CANADA, SOUTH AMERICA & CARIBBEAN former director of the Finding Sydney Foundation. For his
UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES PRESS OCTOBER work in finding Sydney, he was awarded a Medal in the Order
of Australia. He served the Australian Navy for 35 years. Kim

“Michael McKernan evokes the spirit of the times, honors


Kirsner is a professor at the University of Western Australia.

the sacrifices made, and reconnects Victorians to those


She initiated the Oceanography Workshop, which helped to

who served.” —Ted Baillieu, member of the Victorian


determine the general location of several missing wrecks,

Legislative Assembly, former Premier of Victoria,


including the HMAS Sydney.

and chair, Victorian Anzac Centenary Committee HISTORY, 320 PAGES, 8.75 X 9.5
100 COLOR PHOTOS
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Australian Soldiers Ngarrindjeri Kokoda Air Strikes


in Asia-Pacific Wurruwarrin Allied Air Forces
in World War II A World That Is, Was, in New Guinea, 1942
and Will Be Anthony Cooper
New edition
Lachlan Grant
The author of the bestselling Darwin
Half a million Australians encountered a Spitfires casts a forensic eye over the role
new world when they entered Asia and Diane Bell that Allied air forces played—or failed to
the Pacific during World War II: different play—in crucial World War II campaigns
In 1995, a South Australian Royal
peoples, cultures, languages, and religions in New Guinea. This is the story of the
Commission found Ngarrindjeri women
chafing under the grip of colonial rule. This early battles of the southwest Pacific the-
to have “fabricated” their beliefs to stop
book paints a picture not only of individ- ater—the Coral Sea, Kokoda, Milne Bay,
the building of a bridge from Goolwa to
ual lives transformed, but of dramatically Guadalcanal—presented as a single air
Hindmarsh Island. By 2001, in federal
shifting national perceptions, as the gaze campaign that began with the Japanese
court, the women were vindicated as
of Australia turned from Britain to Asia. conquest of Rabaul in January 1942. It is
truth-tellers. In 2009, the site was regis-
Lachlan Grant is a historian at the tered, but scars remain of that shameful a story of both Australian and American
Australian War Memorial. He is a visiting moment. In Ngarrindjeri Wurruwarrin, airmen who flew and fought in the face of
fellow at the Australian National Diane Bell invites her readers into the adversity—with incomplete training, with
University and his writings have been complex and contested world of the cul- inadequate aircraft, and from poorly set
published widely on the topics of the tural beliefs and practices of the up and exposed airfields. They persisted
Australian prisoner-of-war experience and Ngarrindjeri of South Australia; teases out despite extreme exhaustion, sickness,
Australian experiences of World War II. the meanings and misreadings of the writ- poor morale, and the near certainty of
ten sources; traces changes and continu- being murdered by their Japanese captors
MILITARY/HISTORY, 276 PAGES, 6 X 9.25
25 B & W PHOTOS ities in oral accounts; and challenges if they went down in enemy territory.
TRADE PAPER, $39.99 (CAN $47.99) assumptions about what Ngarrindjeri Anthony Cooper is a Brisbane school-
ISBN: 9781742231419 women know and how they know it. teacher. He is a former glider pilot instruc-
RIGHTS: US, CANADA, SOUTH AMERICA tor, has a PhD in German aviation history,
& CARIBBEAN
Diane Bell is a professor emerita of
anthropology at George Washington and is the author of Darwin Spitfires,
UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES PRESS/ University. She is the author of Daughters which won the Northern Territory Chief
NEW SOUTH NOVEMBER Minister’s NT History Book Award, and
of the Dreaming, Evil, Listen to
Ngarrindjeri Women Speaking, and HMAS Bataan, 1952.
“While we have known in general the Radically Speaking: Feminism Reclaimed.
importance of wartime encounters in
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Anzac, The Unauthorised Biography How We Remember


Carolyn Holbrook New Zealanders and the First World War
The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) remain at Edited by Charles Ferrall and Harry Ricketts
the heart of Australia’s national story. But standing firm on the
This collection of writings stands as an important reflection
other side of the Anzac enthusiasts is a chorus of critics claiming
on the ways in which New Zealanders remember their past—
that the appetite for Anzac is militarizing the nation’s history and
be it through a poem, a waiata, a family photograph, a paint-
indoctrinating their children. Anzac, the Unauthorised Biography
ing, a half-recalled history lesson, a parade, or a name on a
cuts through the clamor to provide a much-needed historical
plaque in a small town. These original, insightful essays by a
perspective on the battle over Anzac. It traces how, since 1915,
raft of historians, writers, and other prominent figures reflect
Australia’s memory of the Great War has declined and surged,
on various forms of remembering—remembering what we
reflecting the varied and complex history of the Australian
have cherished and valued, forgotten and ignored, constructed
nation itself. Most importantly, it asks why so many Australians
and reframed.
persist with the fiction that the nation was born on April, 25
1915, with the beginning of the Gallipoli campaign. Charles Ferrall teaches English literature at Victoria University–
Wellington. He is the author of Henry Lawson in New Zealand,
Carolyn Holbrook is a research fellow in the school of social
Modernist Writing and Reactionary Politics, and The Trials of
sciences at Monash University. She has a PhD in history from
Eric Mareo and the editor of East by South. Harry Ricketts is a
the University of Melbourne and was awarded the Dennis
poet, a literary biographer and essayist, and a professor in the
Wettenhall Prize for the best thesis in Australian history. She has
English program at Victoria University–Wellington. He is the
previously worked as a food and wine journalist and a policy
author of the literary biography Strange Meetings: The Poets of
adviser in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
the Great War.
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East by South The Trials of Eric Mareo


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The Real Patriots Bannockburn Highland Warrior


of Early Scottish The Battle for a Nation Alasdair MacColla
Independence Alistair Moffat and the Civil Wars
Bestselling author Alistair Moffat offers David Stevenson
Alan Young and George Cumming
fresh insights into one of the most famous In 1644 James Grahame, the Marquis of
The battle of Bannockburn in 1314 gave battles in history: Bannockburn. As 8,000 Montrose, stormed his way into legend
Scotland a great hero in Robert Bruce but Scottish solders, most of them spearmen, with a series of astonishing victories over
deprived Scotland of three other worthy faced 18,000 English infantrymen, archers, the Covenanters. At his side stalked a
“patriot heroes.” This book tells the and mounted knights on the morning of shadowy but terrible ally, Alasdair
intriguing story of three members of the Sunday, June 23, 1314, many would have MacColla, who had a far more ancient
Comyn family who have been kept from thought the result a foregone conclusion. agenda of his own. MacColla’s aim was
their rightful place in Scottish tradition But after two days of fighting, the English nothing less than the effective destruction
because of Robert Bruce’s success. Bruce’s were routed. This book follows in detail of the power of Clan Campbell and its
ruthless rise to power and his sacrilegious the events of those two days that changed replacement by the older overlordship of
murder of Scotland’s chief political leader, history. In addition to setting the battle the Macdonalds. This work argues that it
John Comyn III Lord of Badenoch, in within its historical and political context, was in fact MacColla, and not Montrose,
Greyfriars’ Church in Dumfries in 1306 all the fear, heroism, confusion, and des- who was the true architect of the “Year of
had to be spun to paint Bruce in a more peration that led to Scottish victory are Victories,” and that without his Highland
favorable light in keeping with his status. captured. The result is a very human pic- ally, Montrose’s blunders would have
Meanwhile, the victim and his family were ture of Bannockburn that re-creates the doomed him to disaster, thus presenting
mercilessly cast as traitors to Bruce and experience not only of the leaders, but also a compelling and radical reappraisal of
the Scottish cause. This book re-examines the ordinary men who fought to the death Scottish history during the crucial years
the murder and offers a fresh analysis of on both sides. of the 1640s. Superbly written, Highland
the medieval roots of the Scottish Warrior is a compelling and dramatic
Alistair Moffat is a former director of the
Independence movement, taking a contro- sweep through some of the most eventful
Edinburgh Festival Fringe and a program
versial look at the murder that helped years in Scottish history.
director at Scottish Television. He runs
bring Robert Bruce to power in Scotland.
the Borders and Lennoxlove book festi- David Stevenson is professor emeritus of
Alan Young has written biographies of vals as well as the DNA testing company Scottish history at the University of St
William Wallace and Robert Bruce and is a BritainsDNA, and is currently rector of Andrews. He is the author of several
freelance writer and lecturer. George St. Andrews University. He is the author books, including The Beggar’s Benison.
Cumming is a qualified barrister and is of The Borders, The British, The Faded
HISTORY, 336 PAGES, 5 X 7.75
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The Huguenots The Jews of the Embassy, Emigrants


France, Exile & Diaspora Channel Islands and Englishmen
and the Rule of Law, The Three Hundred Year
1940–1945
History of a Russian Orthodox
Edited by Jane McKee

Church in London
and Randolph Vigne

“Quite Contrary to the


• New in paper, also available in cloth

Principles of British Justice”


(9781845194635)
Christopher Birchall
Scholars from France and from countries This is the unlikely history of a centuries-
of the Huguenot Refuge examine the situa- David Fraser old church located at the heart of Eng-
tion of French Protestants before and after land’s capital city. The parish was a focal
From 1940 to 1945 the Channel Islands
the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, in point for Anglican–Orthodox relations
were the only part of Britain to fall under
France and in the countries to which many and Orthodox missionary endeavors from
German occupation. This book examines
of them fled during the great exodus that Japan to the Americas. This is a history
the ways in which officials cooperated in
followed the Edict of Fontainebleau. of the Orthodox Church in the West, of
the implementation of legal measures
Covering a period from the end of the the Russian emigration to Europe, and of
against the Islands’ Jewish community
16th to the beginning of the 19th century, major world events through the prism of
and their property. Resident Jews were
this volume examines aspects of life in a particular local community. The book
registered by Island authorities, and lists
France, from the debate on church unity calls on stories from an array of persons,
of Jewish property were compiled and
to funeral customs, but its primary focus from archbishops to members of Parlia-
submitted to the Germans by local lawyers
is on departure from France and its con- ment and imperial diplomats to postwar
and bureaucrats. Based on a thorough
sequences—both before and after the refugees. Their lives and the constantly
review of archival material and previously
Revocation. The Napoleonic period changing mosaic of global political and
unknown evidence, this book offers a legal
brought some refugees up against France economic realities provide the background
analysis of the moral and legal failures of
in a more immediate way, raising further for the struggle to create and sustain the
law and lawyers to combat the Holocaust
questions of identity and aspiration for London church through time.
and Nazi legality on British soil.
the Huguenot community in Germany.
David Fraser is a professor of law and Christopher Birchall is a deacon in the
Jane McKee is president of the Irish Russian Orthodox Church. He has previ-
social theory at the University of
Section of the Huguenot Society of Great ously published two translations from
Nottingham. He is the author of
Britain and Ireland. She is a former lecturer Russian. He lives in Vancouver.
Daviborshch’s Cart: Narrating the
in French at the University of Ulster.
Holocaust in Australian War Crimes HISTORY/RELIGION & THEOLOGY
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Basser, Philip Baxter and Goldstein A History of the


The Kensington Colleges Modern Australian University
Claire Scobie Hannah Forsyth
From an empty paddock to a thriving community of students In 1857 all of the Arts students at the University of Sydney
housed in brand-new buildings, the Kensington Colleges—an could fit into a single photograph. Now there are more than
important part of the life and soul of the University of New one million university students in Australia. After World War
South Wales—have come a long way since they formed in II, Australian universities became less elite but more important,
1959. The Basser, Philip Baxter, and Goldstein colleges have growing from six small institutions educating less than 0.2 per-
played a vital role in the lives of more than 10,000 residents cent of the population to a system enrolling over a quarter of
and many early residents came to the colleges through the high school graduates. And yet, universities today are plagued
Colombo Plan and have since taken on leadership roles with ingrained problems. More than 50 percent of the cost of
throughout Asia, while many others have come from rural universities goes to just running them. They now have an
Australia to find a varied and successful life on campus. In explicit commercial focus. They compete bitterly for students
this study, author Claire Scobie tells the stories behind each and funding, an issue sharply underlined by the latest federal
college’s culture, support network, social life, and many budget. Scholars rarely feel their vice-chancellors represent
achievements, and discovers why past and present residents them and within their own ranks, academics squabble for
are so loyal to their college. scraps. The History of the Modern Australian University is a
Claire Scobie is an award-winning journalist who writes for perceptive, clear-eyed account of Australian universities,
the Daily Telegraph, the Observer, and the Sydney Morning recounting their history from the 1850s to the present.
Herald. She is the author of Last Seen in Lhasa and The Investigating the changing nature of higher education, it asks
Pagoda Tree. whether this success is likely to continue in the 21st century, as
the university’s hold over knowledge grows ever more tenuous.
EDUCATION/HISTORY, 128 PAGES, 8.75 X 11.5
150 COLOR PHOTOS Hannah Forsyth is a historian of modern Australia and an
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Introduction: The first word 6 Rebuild—2000s
1 Foundation—early 1960s Conclusion: Last word
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Learning in Higher Education series


• This series includes Simulations, Games and Role Play in University
Education (9781907471674), Student Engagement: Identity, Motivation
and Community (9781907471650), and Teaching Creativity—Creativity
in Teaching (9781907471179)

A Victorian Class Conflict?


Schoolteaching and the Parson, Priest
and Minister, 1837–1902
John T. Smith

Beyond Transmission—Innovations
• New in paper; also available in cloth (9781845192952)

in University Teaching
Villages and towns in the Victorian era saw a great
expansion in educational provision and witnessed the
rise of the elementary teaching profession, often pro-
vided and supported by local clergymen. This book
Edited by Claus Nygaard, Nigel Courtney, and Clive Holtham
investigates the social and economic relationships of Foreword by Sally Brown
such clergymen and teachers who worked both cooper- Higher education today finds itself confronting many challenges: eco-
atively and in competition with one another. The book nomic, technological, and social. Universities’ reliance on transmissive
then discusses how the inevitable result was a complex education, with the lecture as the dominant vehicle for many of their
of movements in society that led to increasing clashes processes, is being thrown into ever greater question. Beyond
in villages. The clergy sought to preserve its hold on its Transmission—Innovations in University Teaching responds to the
status and power, while teachers attempted to secure challenges to higher education by championing a shift to a construc-
their new role in society. The research presented is tivist approach. The contributors, who represent a broad cross-section
based on previously unused, original sources: church of educational disciplines, argue that innovatory teaching approaches
documents, HMI reports, newspapers, journals, and are essential today and present detailed examples of new ways of
private papers. instilling in students a love of, and an ability for, learning. The book,
John T. Smith is senior lecturer in education at the produced by the International Academic Association for Enhancement
University of Hull. He has written numerous articles of Learning in Higher Education, states that teaching approaches
and two books on 19th-century education, The History require consideration of three factors: vision, process, and practice.
of Lady Lumley’s Foundation and Methodism and Claus Nygaard is a professor of management education and the director
Education, 1849–1902. of research at the Copenhagen Business School’s Learning Lab. Nigel
EDUCATION, 232 PAGES, 6 X 9 Courtney is an honorary senior visiting fellow at Cass Business School
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Postgraduate Education— Quality Enhancement of University


Form and Function Teaching and Learning
Claus Nygaard, Nigel Courtney, and Liezel Frick Edited by Claus Nygaard, Nigel Courtney,
Foreword by Eli Bitzer and Paul Bartholomew
Foreword by John Biggs
This anthology presents integrated discussions of three central
themes: learning in postgraduate education, developing a cur- The challenge addressed by the international scholars and aca-
riculum for postgraduate education, and supervising postgrad- demic practitioners contributing to Quality Enhancement of
uate learning. These themes are vital for a close understanding University Teaching and Learning is how best to enhance the
of how postgraduate education can be fostered in higher edu- quality of university teaching and learning, thereby generating a
cation—both in facilitating learning and as students’ learning culture of quality in higher education. The book focuses on
outcome. The book’s theoretical contributions address ques- approaches to quality enhancement (QE), a process which has
tions such as What is the theory behind learning in postgradu- significant differences to the interrelated concept of quality
ate education? and How is the curriculum for postgraduate assurance (QA). The contributors believe that the status quo is
programs developed? Practical contributions address others: no longer a viable option if the role of higher education as a
What constitutes learning in postgraduate education? What are fundamental part of the knowledge (and wider) economy is to
the features of curricula in postgraduate education? and In be safeguarded. Believing that the primary purpose of every
practice, how do we improve students’ learning in postgradu- institution’s quality enhancement work should be the improve-
ate studies? This anthology presents an alternative view, mov- ment of students’ learning experiences, they argue that innova-
ing from discipline-based to learning-based. tive QE initiatives offer better ways of handling students’
Claus Nygaard is a professor of management education and intricate learning processes than does a focus on QA paradigms.
the director of research at the Copenhagen Business School’s Claus Nygaard is a professor of management education and the
Learning Lab. Nigel Courtney is an honorary senior visiting director of research at the Copenhagen Business School’s Learning
fellow at Cass Business School at City University London. Liezel Lab. Nigel Courtney is an honorary senior visiting fellow at Cass
Frick is a researcher and senior lecturer at the Centre for Higher Business School at City University London. Paul Bartholomew is
and Adult Education at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. a professor of learning and teaching at Birmingham City
Eli Bitzer is a professor of higher education and director of the University. John Biggs is an Australian educational psychologist
Centre for Higher and Adult Education at Stellenbosch University. and novelist who developed the SOLO Taxonomy for assessing
EDUCATION, 242 PAGES, 6 X 9 the quality of learning outcomes and the model of constructive
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Changing Nomads New South African Review 4


in a Changing World A Fragile Democracy—Twenty Years On
Edited by Joseph Ginat and Anatoly M. Khazanov Edited by Gilbert M. Khadiagala, Prishani Naidoo,
Devan Pillay, and Roger Southall
• New in paper; also available in cloth (9781898723448)
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This volume brings together leading anthropologists who dis- • Part of the New South African Review series, which includes
cuss how pastoralists are coping and changing as the societies Vol. 1 (9781868145164), Vol. 2 (9781868145416), and Vol. 3
they inhabit change at an unprecedented pace. The various (9781868147359)
issues pertaining to the different geographic areas covered are
united by a general theme: socioeconomic and cultural changes The death of Nelson Mandela on December 5, 2013, was a
in contemporary pastoralist societies and groups. These changes wake-up call for South Africans—a time to reflect on what has
are far from being spontaneous. They result from the painful been achieved since South Africans of all colors voted for the
adaptation of the mobile and extensive pastoralists to the first time in a democratic election. The essays in this fourth
modern world, in which pastoralists occupy only a marginal volume of the the New South African Review examine and
and inferior economic and social position. Discussion focuses analyze a broad spectrum of issues affecting the country,
on the worldwide deterioration of the sociopolitical and including topics as diverse as the state of organized labor; food
economic standing of the pastoralist, the historical factors of retailing; electricity generation; access to information; civil
colonization/decolonization, and how modernizing sedentary courage; the school system; and South Africa’s relationships
society—with its technological inventions, modern infrastruc- with northeast Asia, with Israel, and with its neighbors in the
ture, and national requirements of taxation and education— southern African region. Taken together, these essays give a
impacts on change in nomadic societies. multidimensional perspective on South Africa’s democracy as
it turns 20.
Joseph Ginat was an Israeli author and anthropologist. He was
the chairman of the Jewish-Arab Center at Haifa University, the Gilbert M. Khadiagala is the Jan Smuts Professor of
director of the Israeli Academic Center in Cairo, and chairman International Relations at the University of the Witwatersrand,
of the Committee for Relations with Arab and Muslim Johannesburg. Prishani Naidoo is in the department of sociolo-
Countries. He is the author and editor of numerous works on gy at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Devan
Arab affairs. Anatoly M. Khazanov is an anthropologist and a Pillay is in the department of sociology at the University of the
historian. He is the Ernst Gellner Professor of Anthropology at Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Roger Southall is professor
the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the author of numer- emeritus in the department of sociology at the University of the
ous books, including Nomads and the Outside World. Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
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Broadcasting A Different Kind Children of a


the Pandemic of AIDS Bitter Harvest
A History of HIV on South Folk and Lay Theories Child Labour in the
African Television in South African Townships Cape Winelands
Rebecca Hodes David Dickinson Susan Levine
Broadcasting the Pandemic tells the story This book explores how HIV/AIDS is The stories in Children of a Bitter
of a South African television show, Beat understood in South African townships, Harvest document moments in the lives
It! Created during the aspirational years where infection continues apace despite of children who worked in the heart of
of the political transition in which the extensive educational efforts and where South Africa’s wine industry between
broadcast media were poised to democra- AIDS deaths continue despite the avail- 1996 and 2010, as framed by the upris-
tize the airwaves, Beat It! was first ability of antiretroviral treatment. It ings on farms at the start of 2013. The
screened on public television in 1999 and focuses on nonscientific or alternative book is made up of more than 100 inter-
developed into one of the most powerful understandings of AIDS and describes connected flashes, or fragments of stories,
health education initiatives in contempo- how these local theories constitute a taken from the lives of farm workers,
rary history. This book traces the show’s plural belief structure that underlies and farmers, child workers, human rights
evolution, exploring how Beat It! used the supports the de facto plural health-care lawyers, and ordinary people affected by
medium of television to inform its viewers system operating in South Africa, a sys- the agricultural industry in the Western
about HIV at a time of increasingly rapid tem that is readily acknowledged but Cape. The author documents how, for
infection rates, but in which government rarely seriously engaged. The book’s these children, their child labor of the
education and treatment campaigns were approach constitutes a respectful, engag- 1990s inevitably gave way to adult labor
largely absent. Broadcasting the Pandemic ing, and unsettling investigation into how and powerfully demonstrates that the
pioneers a new methodology in scholar- the wide spectrum of alternative explana- breath between childhood and adulthood
ship about South Africa—using a televi- tions of AIDS continue to flourish despite is as tender as it is tenuous.
sion program to explore the history of massive and prolonged public health cam-
Susan Levine is a senior lecturer at the
AIDS activism and policy. It provides a paigns based on and promoting the bio-
University of Cape Town and the editor of
contemporary history of television in medical understanding of the disease.
Medicine and the Politics of Knowledge.
South Africa and of its role in the most
David Dickinson is a professor of sociolo- She has written extensively on the political
influential social movement to have
gy at the University of the Witwatersrand, economy of children’s work in South
emerged from the democratic transition:
Johannesburg. He is the author of Chang- Africa’s wine industry. She is the recipient
the HIV activist movement.
ing the Course of AIDS and Talking of a Distinguished Teacher’s Award.
Rebecca Hodes is the deputy director at About AIDS. AFRICAN STUDIES/ANTHROPOLOGY
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South African Women ‘Thinking Against the Current’


as Champions of Change Literature and Political Resistance
A Civil Society Programme of Action
for the African Women’s Decade
Sybil Oldfield
• New in paper; also available in cloth (9781845195946)
Edited by Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu and Vasu Reddy
This collection of essays, written between 1970 and 2010,
Women are agents of their own development and make valu- covers political subjects as diverse as 17th-century Quaker
able contributions towards the eradication of poverty and the persecution history, the social impact of Malthus, the self-
establishment of early childhood structures in South Africa. emancipation of English women, Eleanor Rathbone on the
South African Women as Champions of Change provides a human rights of girls, and German women’s resistance to
perspective on the complexities in best practice case studies in Hitler. The more literary subjects include topics such as the
respect of civil society engagement with poverty eradication, social thinking of the English Romantics, Dickens’ Great
early childhood development, gender-based violence, and the Expectations, Simone Weil’s essays attacking militarism, and
advocacy initiatives aligned to some of these programs. A Virginia Woolf’s opposition to the State, as well as contempo-
cross-cutting theme underpinning the analysis is an explo- rary American women poets on the problem of war. This book
ration of the socioeconomic conditions that promote employ- of passionate, lively essays is not merely a treasure trove for
ment creation for women. This book is a timely reminder of biographical researchers; it also introduces unfamiliar fore-
the invaluable contribution made by civil society organizations bears who can help in the current struggle for a better world.
towards addressing the challenges affecting grassroots South Sybil Oldfield is the Emeritus Reader in English at the
African communities. University of Sussex. She is the author of several books, includ-
Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu is the executive director of the eco- ing Afterwords: Letters on the Death of Virginia Woolf, The
nomic performance and development research program at the Collective Biography of Women in Britain 1550–1900, and
Human Sciences Research Council. Her work has appeared in Spinsters of This Parish.
numerous international journals. Vasu Reddy is the executive WOMEN’S STUDIES/ESSAYS, 224 PAGES, 6 X 9
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Introduction
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Access to Medicines in India Asset and Liability Portfolio


of Farmers
Micro Evidences from India
Edited by Sakthivel Selvaraj, Dinesh Abrol,
and K. M. Gopakumar
This book is a detailed look at the critical barriers to access to
medicines in India despite the country ascending toward the S. Bisaliah, S. Mahendra Dev, Syed Saifullah,
role of “pharmacy of the global south.” It highlights several and Dhritisree Sarkar
themes, considered as impediments to access to medicines Using farm-level data generated by the National Sample
while at the same time proposing viable policy options. Some Survey Organization and the National Council of Applied
of these themes include inadequate investment in public health Economic Research, the authors of the book provide empirical
care, inefficient and unreliable procurement and distribution evidences on seven issues related to asset build up for farm
of drugs, unaffordable drug prices, and pharmaceutical households in developing countries. It discusses questions
patents. The book calls for scaling up investment and to including What are the empirical evidences on asset-liability
replicate the success of a centralized procurement and decen- portfolio structure of farm households? What are the factors
tralized distribution model of drugs, as in the state of Tamil that would govern the accumulation of nonfarm business
Nadu, which will pave the way for universal access to essen- activities and thereby enhance livelihood options in rural
tial medicines in India. areas? Are there fundamental differences as between large and
Sakthivel Selvaraj is a senior health economist with Public small farmers and rural and urban farmers? Which are the
Health Foundation of India. Dinesh Abrol is a professor in the possible policy directions to facilitate asset-build up in farm
Institute of Studies in Industrial Development and a visiting pro- households? The book is based on the research work of
fessor in the Centre for Studies in Science Policy at Jawahar Lal authors and on field-level evidences, and a new methodological
Nehru University. He is the author of three books and numerous framework has been developed by the authors that could facil-
articles and research papers. K. M. Gopakumar is the legal itate further cross-country research in this neglected area.
advisor and senior researcher with the Third World Network. S. Bisaliah has a PhD in agriculture economics from the
HEALTH, 260 PAGES, 6.25 X 9.25 University of Minnesota and has been engaged in teaching,
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support service of the Food and Agriculture Organization of
the United Nations. Dhritisree Sarkar is a PhD student at the
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research.
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Exploding Aspirations India Alive


Unlocking India’s Future Edited by Rupangi Sharma
Rajiv Kumar In the ferment of postindependent India, in 1959, late Raj and
Romesh Thapar gave birth to a seminal platform of fearless
The book is a collection of Rajiv Kumar’s widely read columns
debate, Seminar. Every month, the magazine voices a range of
in some of India’s leading newspapers over the last two years.
opposing viewpoints on an issue that dominates the conscious-
The volume includes an introduction that provides a sharp
ness of the Indian public. Celebrating its 50th anniversary,
and candid insight into multiple policy failures of the UPA II
South Asia’s most influential thinkers debated the role of insti-
government and lays out the reform agenda for the incoming
tutions like Seminar on the state of public discourse and its
BJP government. The articles provide an incisive analysis of
impact on the future of the Indian polity. This compelling
India’s turbulent economic journey over the last three years
volume offers the reader the opportunity to participate in
as the country lost both its policy direction and economic
this seminar and reflect on the burning questions raised by
momentum.
Ramachandra Guha, Salman Khurshid, Shyam Benegal, Sunil
Rajiv Kumar is the director general of the Federation of Indian Khilnani, Amita Baviskar, Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Kanak Mani
Chambers of Commerce and Industry and the former director Dixit, Shiv Visvanathan, and Nayantara Sahgal, amongs oth-
and chief executive of the Indian Council for Research on ers. Tune into India Alive and enjoy a discussion of ideas that
International Economic Relations. He is the author of India spins a vivid narrative of the Indian democracy, today, through
and the Global Economy, The Long View from Delhi, and the life and times of Seminar. Bundled free with this volume is
Many Futures of India. the complete Seminar library on a CD-ROM.
ECONOMICS/POLITICAL SCIENCE, 260 PAGES, 6.25 X 9.25 Rupangi Sharma is a writer and an educator. She has worked
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ACADEMIC FOUNDATION NOVEMBER India and abroad. She is the author of the poetry collection A
Loving Embrace.
“Translating the abstruse discipline of economics in columns
that can be easily read, understood, and digested by the
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at once true to India’s unique circumstances. This volume will


give his analyses a wider readership and contribute towards
creating the better informed populace that is so essential to
the success of the grand experiment that is India.”
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Coalition Politics in India Forty Years of India–Korea


Selected Issues at the Centre and the States Relations and Looking Ahead
Edited by E. Sridharan Edited by Rajat Kathuria and Sanjana Joshi
India is in an era of coalition politics in which state politics Since the formal establishment of diplomatic ties between
plays a major role. This compact book breaks new ground in India and the Republic of Korea in 1973, the two countries
empirical discoveries about the basis of stable coalitions in have made significant progress and are today strategic part-
Indian states, and also theorizes the viability of multiparty ners. They are also forging strong economic ties and have
coalition governments at the national level in comparative per- signed a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.
spective, and examines the dynamics of competition and coali- This book brings together the contributions of a very distin-
tion formation. It consists of chapters on national-level guished set of experts and scholars on various aspects of
coalitions and on states that have had significant experience of India–Korea bilateral relations. The endeavor has been to
coalition politics—West Bengal, Kerala, Punjab, Maharashtra, review the evolution of India–Korea relations as well as high-
and Bihar. All of the writings are based on extensive data col- light the opportunities and challenges in the coming years.
lection and interview-based fieldwork with political actors. The The scope and potential for cooperation is substantial for both
key findings are summarized and discuss how there is a clear countries to build on the strong foundation that has been
pattern across states to the stability of coalitions at the state established in the last 40 years and provide an archetype of a
level over time, and consists of two central factors—stable pre- mutually beneficial relationship contributing to global peace
electoral seat-sharing and portfolio-sharing arrangements. and prosperity. How such a strategic partnership will unfold
E. Sridharan is the academic director at the University of in years to come will critically depend on cooperation and
Pennsylvania Institute for the Advanced Study of India in New commitment between the various levels of government and
Delhi. He is a political scientist who has researched compara- between the private sector and academia, among others.
tive politics, political economy of development, and international Rajat Kathuria is the director and chief executive of the Indian
relations. He is the author or editor of nine books and is the Council for Research and International Economic Relations
editor of India Review. (ICRIER). He has more than 20 years of experience in teaching
POLITICAL SCIENCE/ASIAN STUDIES, 464 PAGES, 6.25 X 9.25 and 10 years of experience in economic policy. He has pub-
3 CHARTS, 141 TABLES, 2 GRAPHS, 2 MAPS lished works in international and national journals and in pop-
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RIGHTS: US, CANADA, SOUTH AMERICA & CARIBBEAN Opportunities and Challenges for India.
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Impact of American Investment Understanding the Emerging


in India Contours of Power and Hegemony
A Socioeconomic Assessment Contemporary Geo-political Narratives
Saon Ray, Smita Miglani, and Neha Malik Edited by Angira Sen Sarma and Yury Byaly
India’s economic growth story in the past decade has invited a India–Russia relations have withstood the test of time and
keen participation by the global investors, manifest in the both countries have remained important partners. Their bilat-
increasing foreign direct investment flows to India especially, eral ties had to be adjusted with the changing international
since the mid-2000s. Rise in the direct global inflows has milieu post-Soviet disintegration and today, the strategic part-
ensured considerable direct and indirect benefits to India. nership between the two countries covers a wide range of
Investment by the United States has been prominent in this areas, including economic cooperation, science and technology,
regard. This study investigates the socioeconomic impact of energy, space and defense, indicating the continuing strong
American investment in India and identifies the challenges ties between the two countries. This volume discuss various
faced by the American investors. A multisector survey, based issues of common concern between the two nations, including
on in-person interviews with the key stakeholders, has been terrorism, radical Islam, nonproliferation, migration, climate
juxtaposed with relevant secondary data to elucidate the change, drug trafficking, and the international financial crisis.
spillovers of the direct investment by the United States. The writings also highlight the converging and diverging views
of the two countries on global challenges such as tensions in
Saon Ray is senior fellow at the Indian Council for Research
the Middle East and Afghanistan.
on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) in New Delhi.
She has worked in the area of trade policy, technology transfer, Angira Sen Sarma is an assistant professor at the Afghanistan
foreign direct investment, efficiency and productivity issues, Studies Centre, Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia
behavior of firms, energy, and climate change related issues. Islamia, New Delhi. Yury Byaly is the vice president of the
Smita Miglani is a research associate at ICRIER. She has done International Public Foundation-Experimental Creative Centre
studies in the areas of international trade and investment, in Moscow.
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About the Editors / Contributors


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NAFTA at 20 The Coming Revolution


The North American Free Trade Agreement’s Julius Malema and the Fight
Achievements and Challenges for Economic Freedom
Edited by Michael J. Boskin Janet Smith
Edited by Floyd Shivambu
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was
Foreword by Dali Mpofu
bold and controversial from the start. When first conceived,
it was far from obvious that it would be possible given the What do the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) stand for?
circumstances of the times. Drawing from a December 2013 How do they propose to nationalize mines, banks, and land?
Hoover Institution conference on “NAFTA at 20,” this book Is Julius Malema, the founder of the EFF, equipped to legislate
brings together distinguished academics who have studied the or to lead? These tough questions are asked in The Coming
effects of NAFTA with high-level policy makers to present a Revolution: Julius Malema and the Fight for Economic
comprehensive view of the North American Free Trade Freedom. Malema is tackled on his tax woes and on the “ten-
Agreement. It looks at the conception, creation, outcomes so derpreneur” label by Janet Smith, an executive editor of the
far, and the future of NAFTA from the perspective of econo- Star. Smith asks Malema to explain, contextualize, and moti-
mists, historians, and the aforementioned policy makers in the vate his political agenda and the genesis of the new party.
words of those who actually participated in the negotiations Hard-hitting and informative, The Coming Revolution dis-
and research. In the context of the fundamental economic and rupts the dominant South African political narrative.
political transformation of North America, they discuss the
Janet Smith is an executive editor of the Star and a special
trade, real wage, and welfare gains that NAFTA has produced
writer for the publishing group Independent Newspapers,
for the United States, Mexico, and Canada, along with a
concentrating on sociopolitical stories, essays, and profiles. She
review of the major energy markets within and among the
is the author or coauthor of three award-winning young adult
three countries.
books. Floyd Shivambu is a political activist and revolutionary.
Michael J. Boskin is the Tully M. Friedman Professor of He was a spokesperson for the ANC Youth League and a
Economics and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at member of its National Executive and Working Committees.
Stanford University. As chairman of the president’s council of He is currently a commissar responsible for policy, research,
economic advisers from 1989 to 1993, he helped initiate the and political education in South Africa’s political party
North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). He is the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). Dali Mpofu is the former
author of more than 150 books and articles. He lives in CEO of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)
Stanford, California. and is affiliated with the EFF.
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State of the Chester Missing’s Guide Dangerous Allies


Nation 2014 to the Elections ’14 Malcolm Fraser and Cain Roberts
South Africa 1994–2014:
A Twenty-Year Review
Chester Missing Australia has always been reliant on
“great and powerful friends” for its sense
Confused and tired? Don’t know whom of national security and for direction on
Edited by Thenjiwe Meyiwa, Muxe you’ll vote for in the 2014 South African its foreign policy. Australia has actively
Nkondo, Margaret Chitiga-Mabugu, elections? Have a sneaking feeling that pursued a policy of strategic dependence,
Moses Sithole, and Francis Nyamnjoh politicians are sneaky? Then this is the believing that making a grand bargain
book for you! Political wonk, sharp social with a powerful ally was the best policy
• Part of the State of the Nation series commentator, relentless interviewer of to ensure its security and prosperity.
people who try to get away from him, Dangerous Allies examines Australia’s
This seventh edition in the internationally Chester Missing explains all of history, history of strategic dependence and ques-
acclaimed series from HSRC Press is a sig- some geography, and the last 100 years tions the continuation of this position.
nificant contribution to the debates around of South African politics. He spells out Malcolm Fraser argues that Australia
the impact of 20 years of freedom and in inimitable puppet fashion the must- should adopt a much greater degree of
democracy on South Africa. Resonating knows, the who’s who, and the what- independence in foreign policy, and that
with a wealth of research in a variety of what. An infamous puppet, Chester they should no longer merely follow other
disciplines and cross-disciplinary fields, Missing is one of South Africa’s most nations into wars of no direct interest to
leading scholars analyze and reflect on an prominent political commentators. His Australia or Australia’s security. He
emerging balance sheet that urges all South hard hitting, no-holds-barred analysis argues for an end to strategic dependence
Africans towards a fair, coherent, and of the nation’s sociopolitical landscape and for the timely establishment of a truly
multipronged approach to development. leaves public figures from all sides of the independent Australia.
Thenjiwe Meyiwa is a professor and fence running for cover.
Malcolm Fraser served as Australia’s 22nd
research director in education and skills Chester Missing is a regular on ETV and prime minister from 1975 until he resigned
development at the Human Sciences eNCA’s Emmy Award–winning satirical from federal politics in 1983 after 28 years
Research Council (HSRC). Muxe Nkondo comedy Late Nite News with Loyiso as the federal member for Wannon. He
is the vice chancellor at Venda University Gola. He has performed on the comedy held several ministries during his time in
in South Africa. Margaret Chitiga- circuit, appearing in shows such as Parliament, including Minister for the
Mabugu is the executive director of the “Blacks Only,” “The Metro FM Comedy Army, Minister of State for Defense, and
economic performance and development Experience,” and the Vodacom Funny Minister for Education and Science. He
research program at the HSRC. Moses Festival. He is a social media junkie and was appointed a Companion of the Order
Sithole is chief research specialist at the regularly writes for the likes of City Press of Australia. Cain Roberts is a PhD candi-
HSRC. Francis Nyamnjoh is a professor of and Zanews.co.za. date at the School of Social and Political
social anthropology at the University of
HUMOR/POLITICAL SCIENCE Sciences at the University of Melbourne.
Cape Town in South Africa.
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Israelis in Conflict Sword and Shield of Zion


Hegemonies, Identities and Challenges The Israel Air Force in the Arab–Israeli
Edited by Adriana Kemp, Uri Ram, David Newman, Conflict, 1948–2012
and Oren Yiftachel David Rodman
• New in paper; also available in cloth (9781903900659) • New in paper; available in cloth (9781845195830)

This book on citizenship and identity in contemporary Israel Since the Second World War, the Israel Air Force (IAF) has
challenges some of the traditional analytical paradigms preva- accumulated as much battle experience as any air force in the
lent in Israeli social science for the past 50 years. Israelis in world, and it has recorded many outstanding accomplishments
Conflict notes that although the state of Israel continues to throughout a seemingly endless string of interstate wars, asym-
define itself in terms of a homogeneous political and cultural metrical wars, counterinsurgency campaigns, and special oper-
entity, as the voices and narratives of marginalized groups ations. This book examines the IAF’s experience in the
come to the fore, agencies of state socialization are no longer Arab–Israeli conflict from the establishment of Israel in 1948
able to impose an unchallenged state identity or hegemony. to the present day. It analyzes this experience through the
The deconstruction of a state-sponsored social identity, whose prisms of maneuver warfare, attrition warfare, counterinsur-
aim is social cohesion, is here investigated by critical scholars gency warfare, special operations, and humanitarian opera-
who develop an alternative understanding of this highly tions. The book reviews the IAF’s performance in such wars as
dynamic society. the 1967 Six-Day War, the 1969–1970 War of Attrition, the
Adriana Kemp is lecture and research fellow in the department 1973 Yom Kippur War, the 2006 Second Lebanon War, and the
of sociology at Tel Aviv University. Uri Ram is a sociologist at 2008–2009 Gaza War.
Ben-Gurion University. He is the author of The Globalization David Rodman is the author of Arms Transfers to Israel and
of Israel: McWorld in Tel Aviv, Jihad in Jersusalem. David Diplomacy in Israel’s National Security Experience. He has
Newman is a professor of political geography at Ben-Gurion published numerous articles on the Arab–Israeli conflict in
University and the editor of the journal Geopolitics. He is the various professional journals, including Air & Space Power
author of Political Geography. Oren Yiftachel is a professor of Chronicles, Israel Affairs, the Journal of Strategic Studies, and
political geography at Ben-Gurion University. He is the author Middle Eastern Studies.
of Ethnocracy: Land and Identity Politics in Israel/Palestine.
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“A close reading will prove rewarding in terms of under-


“The book provides insight into the make-up and function- standing the prowess and strategic doctrine of the IAF.
ing of present-day Israeli society, and hopefully will provoke Clearly, anyone who has an interest in the IAF and its activ-
others to investigate similarly.” —Israeli Sociology ities will find Sword and Shield of Zion worthwhile.”
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The Nation State and Immigration Refugees


The Age of Population Movements Why Seeking Asylum Is Legal and Australia’s
Volume III Policies Are Not
Edited by Anita Shapira, Yedidia Z. Stern, Jane McAdam and Fiona Chong
Alexander Yakobson, and Liav Orgad
Stopping the boats, blocking queue-jumpers, and proving
• Part of the Contemporary Challenges to the Nation State: who is a “real” refugee have become national obsessions.
Global and Israeli Perspectives series, which includes Misconceptions about refugees and asylum-seekers seem to be
Nationalism and Binationalism (9781845195670) and Nation increasing, and governments and media continue to exploit
State and Religion (9781845195687) anxieties in the community. This clear-headed book rejects spin
and panic to explain what our obligations are and who the
The Nation State and Immigration addresses key challenges refugees and asylum-seekers are. It shows that there is a gap
facing the contemporary nation state from a global perspective between the rhetoric and the legislated rights of refugees, who
but with special emphasis on the Middle East and Israel. This have been resettled from camps abroad, and asylum-seekers,
volume explores the cultural, social, and political effects of who arrive by boat. It explains the difference between asylum-
immigration on the contemporary nation state—its character, seekers, refugees, and migrants. It shows why asylum-seeker
cohesion, and possible future—as well as on contemporary policies, developed over decades, are at odds with legal obliga-
liberal democracy. Contributions deal with such issues as tions. With real-life examples, the book reminds us that we are
different liberal approaches to the issue of immigration and talking about real people and their children.
immigrant integration, nation-building narratives and their Jane McAdam is Scientia Professor of Law and director of the
implications for immigrants and minorities, citizenship tests Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee
and integration policy in the United States and in Europe, as Law at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). She
well as Israel’s Law of Return and the debate about it and holds an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship,
other aspects of immigration policy. and is a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution
Anita Shapira is professor emerita of Jewish history at Tel Aviv in Washington, DC, as well as a research associate at the
University. She is currently an editor of the biographical series University of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Centre. She has
Jewish Lives at Yale University Press and a senior fellow at the published many books and articles on international refugee
Israel Democracy Institute. Yedidia Z. Stern is the vice president law and forced migration and is joint editor in chief of the
of research at the Israel Democracy Institute and a professor of International Journal of Refugee Law. Fiona Chong is a
law at Bar-Ilan University. Alexander Yakobson is an Israeli his- recent law graduate of UNSW. She was the research associate
torian and political activist and the author of Israel and the to Professor Jane McAdam, undertaking research on interna-
Family of Nations. Liav Orgad is an assistant professor at the tional refugee law, complementary protection, and climate
IDC Radzyner School of Law change-related displacement.
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The Great Recession Across the Great Divide


A Subversive View New Perspectives on the Financial Crisis
Carles Manera Edited by Martin Neil Baily and John B. Taylor
• Part of the Canada Blanch/Sussex Academic Studies series, The financial crisis of 2008 devastated the American economy
which includes Catalonia Since the Spanish Civil War and caused U.S. policymakers to rethink their approaches to
(9781845195304, 9781845196646) major financial crises. More than five years have passed since
the collapse of Lehman Brothers, but questions still persist
An analyses of the major economic crisis that began in 2007, about the best ways to avoid and respond to future financial
this book explains that it is not just a financial crisis caused crises. In Across the Great Divide, a copublication with
primarily by the banking sector, as many commentators claim, Brookings Institution, contributing economic and legal scholars
but a systemic crisis caused in part by overproduction, falls in from academia, industry, and government analyze the financial
business profits, environmental problems, and a stubborn crisis of 2008, from its causes and effects on the U.S. economy
insistence by political and monetary authorities on economic to the way ahead. The expert contributors consider postcrisis
policies driven by austerity. Providing examples from the eco- regulatory policy reforms and emerging financial and economic
nomic history of Western nations, which provide economists trends, including the roles played by highly accommodative
and social scientists with essential reference for understanding monetary policy, securitization run amok, government-spon-
the complexities behind this Great Recession, author Charles sored enterprises (GSEs), large asset bubbles, excessive leverage,
Manera proposes economic solutions to end the crisis that and the Federal funds rate, among other potential causes. They
are at odds with policies proposed and acted on by major discuss the role played by the Federal Reserve and examine the
European governments, led by Germany. In turn, Manera concept of “too big to fail.” And they review and assess resolu-
adopts a heterodox approach—a “subversive view”—making tion frameworks, considering experiences with Lehman Bros.
this book stand out not only from governmental economic and other firms in the crisis, Title II of the Dodd-Frank Act, and
policymaking but taking a stance far from conventional the Chapter 14 bankruptcy code proposal.
academic literature on economics. Martin Neil Baily is the Bernard L. Schwartz Chair in Economic
Carles Manera is a professor in economic history who holds Policy Development and senior fellow and director of the busi-
PhDs in history and economics. He is the author of six books. ness and public policy initiative at the Brookings Institution. He
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Professional Area Management Reinventing the Post:


Leading at a Distance in Multi-Unit Enterprises Changing Postal Thinking
Chris Edger Edited by Derek Osborn
Building upon his earlier book Effective Multi-Unit Preface by Dr. Wolfgang Baier
Leadership, author Chris Edger has produced a book that With contributions from industry thought leaders the world
clearly defines and outlines the professional practice of out- over, this study presents important perspectives on strategy,
standing retail area managers. Filled with real-life case studies, transformation, and innovation as it questions the future shape
this book outlines how area managers can close down the and direction of the postal industry and what its business will
distance between themselves and their units in order to opti- be in the future. The book first addresses how and to what the
mize performance. Without abandoning academic rigor, Edger post can reinvent itself before proceeding to focus on postal
has produced essential “how to” checklists for the ambitious delivery and concentrate on the opportunities for building on
general or area manager that can be applied out in the field. the historical trust enjoyed by postal services. Additional sec-
Chris Edger is the chair of the multi-unit leadership at tions address the opportunities for using digital technology
Birmingham City Business School, Birmingham City University. solutions to build on the traditional physical capabilities of the
He is the author of Effective Multi-Unit Leadership and post and explore how postal services can exploit these in their
International Multi-Unit Leadership, and he has more than 25 business propositions. Finally, this analysis tackles the global
years of experience in senior leisure and retail multi-unit opera- challenge of sustainability from the industry’s perspective. Four
tions, and sales and support expertise working for domestic complementary case studies highlight how traditional postal
and international companies. networks are being reinvented in Africa, Australia, and Europe,
and two final reflective pieces examine the past and the future
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ISBN: 9781909818095 Derek Osborn is a business coach, a management trainer, and an
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internationally across the postal industry. He has collaborated
“One of the key books of its kind for this decade.” with businesses and organizations—including governments and
—Leadership and Organization Journal national postal operators—to improve operations and efficiency,
on Effective Multi-Unit Leadership develop greater customer focus, develop innovative strategies,
and implement transformation. He is the coeditor of three vol-
umes of The Future Is in the Post. Dr. Wolfgang Baier is the
group chief executive officer of Singapore Post Limited.
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Measuring ROI in Employee Got a Solution?


Relations and Compliance HR Approaches to 5 Common and Persistent
Case Studies in Diversity and Inclusion, Business Problems
Engagement, Compliance, and Flexible
Working Arrangements
Dale J. Dwyer, PhD, and Sheri A. Caldwell, PhD
Have a common and persistent work-related problem that
keeps you awake at night? Are you looking for possible out-
Edited by Patricia Pulliam Phillips, PhD,
side-the-box solutions to resolve these issues? The authors of
and Jack J. Phillips, PhD
the bestselling Got a Minute? The 9 Lessons Every HR
In today’s economic climate, there is a tremendous focus on Professional Must Learn to Be Successful have written a timely
ensuring that the human resource (HR) function is connected and timeless book about the five universal problems that all
to the business. Measuring ROI in Employee Relations and organizations face. The problems discussed include unclear or
Compliance presents six real-world case studies that describe unrealistic organizational vision and a lack of well-developed
how this is being accomplished by following a step-by-step, or well-implemented strategies, changes in domestic and inter-
proven approach. It provides insight into the different issues, national competition, dealing with federal and state laws and
challenges, and opportunities HR faces as it tries to show regulations, poor leadership and insufficient employee compe-
value for its employee relations and compliance programs. The tencies, and the changing nature of society and the workforce.
book demonstrates the benefits of developing six types of data The solutions to these problems can almost always be found
including ROI, as they are used to drive improvements and in what managers claim to be their most important asset—
changes. ROI analysis helps HR professionals secure manage- their people. Unfortunately, most managers do not involve
ment support and involvement and increase executive commit- their people deeply enough in problem resolution to have a
ment and program funding. significant effect.
Patricia Pulliam Phillips, PhD, is an internationally recognized Dale J. Dwyer, PhD, is a professor of management at the
author, consultant, and president and CEO of the ROI Institute. University of Toledo. They are the coauthors of Got a Minute?
She provides consulting services and teaches workshops and The 9 Lessons Every HR Professional Must Learn. He lives in
graduate-level courses. Jack J. Phillips, PhD, is chairman of the Hilliard, Ohio. Sheri A. Caldwell, PhD, is client manager at
ROI Institute and a world-renowned expert on measurement Medical Mutual of Ohio. She has held top human resource
and evaluation. He provides consulting services for Fortune management positions at Hickory Farm, the University of
500 companies and workshops for major conference providers Toledo Physicians Group, the Toledo Zoo, and American
worldwide. He is the author or editor of more than 100 books, Identity. She is past president of the Toledo Area Human
and his work has been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, Resource Management Association and was on the human
Fortune, and the Wall Street Journal and on CNN. They live in resources committee for the American Red Cross. She lives in
Birmingham, Alabama. Oregon, Ohio.
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SHRM Q&A series


Edited by Margaret Fiester
Margaret Fiester is the operations manager of the HR Knowledge Center at the Society for Human Resource Management.
She lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

57 Frequently Asked Questions 97 Frequently Asked Questions


About Workplace Safety About Compensation
and Security With Answers from SHRM’s Knowledge Advisors
With Answers from SHRM’s Knowledge Advisors This essential resource is a compilation of the most often asked
employee compensation questions related to bonuses, paid
In 57 Frequently Asked Questions About Workplace Safety leave, tax compliance, wage and hour regulations, and much
and Security, author Margaret Fiester has compiled the most more. The questions addressed cover a wide range of topics
often asked questions related to employee accidents and and include such examples as Do we have to pay out unused
injuries, business continuity and disaster recovery, drug and vacation pay to employees who leave our company? Under the
alcohol testing, Occupational Safety and Health Administra- Fair Labor Standards Act, may I dock an employee’s pay as a
tion (OSHA) rules and regulations, risk management, work- disciplinary penalty? and Can we deduct half day from an
place violence, and much more. Commonly asked questions exempt employee’s pay when they are out half a day due to
include What is the best way to plan for disasters that might personal reasons and have exhausted all their paid time off?
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Chapter 1. Accidents and Injuries


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Chapter 3. Communicable Disease
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Perils and Pitfalls of California Leading for the Long Term


Employment Law European Real Estate Executives on
A Guide for HR Professionals Leadership and Management
William J. Ferguson
Matthew S. Effland
Foreword by Jeremy H. M. Newsum
Perils and Pitfalls of California Employment Law provides a
detailed and thorough summary of the key substantive • Advertising in Urban Land magazine
employment laws in the Golden State and discusses the ways
Based on a series of interviews with key leaders of Europe’s
in which they most differ from the federal statutes that guide
real estate development industry, this book offers wisdom and
most of the rest of the country. Author Matthew S. Effland
lessons learned through decades of experience. It provides
approaches this topic from the perspective of an experienced
guidance for surviving the inevitable downturns and taking
HR professional who is tasked with managing a workforce in
advantage of rising economies. Future leaders of the industry
California for the first time by asking basic questions, such as
will gain pointers as they create road maps for their careers,
How do California’s wage and hour laws compare with the
while experienced leaders will find tips and insights from some
federal Fair Labor Standards Act standards? How is overtime
of the best and brightest in the industry.
treated? Are the risks of violating the harassment laws greater
in California than elsewhere? What about California’s privacy William J. Ferguson is the CEO and chairman of Ferguson
rights? Medical marijuana laws? Background check limita- Partners Ltd. and the co-CEO and cochairman of FPL Advisory
tions? To answer these questions, and more, the book is divid- Group. He is also the former managing director in the Chicago
ed into five chapters. The first two chapters deal with the most office of Russell Reynolds Associates, one of the leading inter-
fundamental of issues—what it means to be an “employee” in national executive recruiting consultants. He is the author of
California, and how to schedule and pay employees. It then Keepers of the Castle: Real Estate Executives on Leadership
turns to a discussion of the requirements found in California’s and Management. He lives in Chicago. Jeremy H. M. Newsum
primary antidiscrimination and harassment statute, the FEHA, is director of Grosvenor Group Limited, chairman of the advi-
and how it significantly expands the rights of employees well sory board to the Land Economy Department at the University
beyond what is found in the various federal employment laws. of Cambridge, and an advisory board member at Bridges
This is followed by considering California’s numerous leave of Community Ventures. He is the former group chief executive of
absence laws as the state goes far beyond anything the federal Grosvenor Group Limited and former president of the British
government requires and provides a dozen different forms of Property Federation.
protected leave. BUSINESS/MANAGEMENT, 135 PAGES, 6 X 9
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The Dimensions of Parking Vertical Living


Fifth edition The Architectural Centre and the Remaking
Urban Land Institute and National Parking Association of Wellington
Analyzing the requirements of both free and pay parking lots, Julia Gatley and Paul Walker
this reference reveals the best practices for planning, designing, In 1946 a group of students and idealists got together to realize
financing, building, and operating an efficient facility. Parking their visions for a modern city. Over the following half century,
studies and expert practitioners provide insights and solid the Architectural Centre they founded helped shape the possi-
how-to information on a bevy of topics, including zoning bilities of modern life in urban New Zealand and profoundly
requirements, automated structures, spacing geometrics, influenced the remaking of the capital city of Wellington. More
drainage and ventilation systems, and security considerations. than just an association of architects, the Centre furthered edu-
Urban Land Institute is a nonprofit research and education cation, published a magazine—Design Review—hosted mod-
organization devoted to the responsible use of land and the ernist exhibitions in its gallery, and fought for better planning,
creation and maintenance of thriving communities worldwide. better design, and better built environments in Wellington.
National Parking Association is an international network of Charting these activists and their projects over the years, Julia
companies representing thousands of parking-industry profes- Gatley and Paul Walker also offer a history of urban Wellington
sionals. It represents private operators, parking consultants, from the 1940s to the 1990s and beyond. In recovering the
colleges and universities, airports, municipalities, parking multidisciplinary history, politics, and planning of the
authorities, hospital and medical centers, developers, and Architectural Centre, Gatley and Walker begin writing the city
others, along with industry vendors. back into the history of architecture in New Zealand.
TRANSPORTATION/ARCHITECTURE, 170 PAGES, 8 X 10 Julia Gatley is a senior lecturer in the School of Architecture
71 COLOR PHOTOS, 27 CHARTS, 42 DIAGRAMS and Planning at the University of Auckland. She is the author of
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coauthor of Looking for the Local: Architecture and the New
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Introduction Notes
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The Forties
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Curating Sydney Shigeru Ban: Storming the


Imagining the City’s Future Cardboard Cathedral Old Boys’ Citadel
Two Pioneer Women Architects
of Nineteenth-Century
Jill Bennett and Saskia Beudel Andrew Barrie

North America
What happens when artists are asked the
• Shigeru Ban is the 2014 recipient
questions usually addressed to planners
of the Pritzker Architecture Prize
and administrators? In this book, artists,
architects, writers, designers, and curators Carla Blank and Tania Martin
In Christchurch’s inner city an innovative
come together to reimagine Sydney’s rela- and symbolic structure has just taken • Author tour to include Buffalo, New York;
tionship to its environment. They envision shape: a cardboard cathedral to stand in Montreal; and Toronto (November)
a future where public art plays a vital role for the historic building devastated by
in Sydney’s food, water, energy, and waste the earthquakes of September 2010 and This book focuses on the lives and works
management, and explore new collabora- February 2011. Signaling the beginnings of two of the very first women of
tive and creative planning practices. of renewal in the central business district, European American ancestry to practice
Jill Bennett is a writer, curator, professor the cathedral is the first new civic building architecture in North America. Mother
of experimental arts, and founding completed since the quakes. Shigeru Ban, Joseph du Sacré-Coeur, a Sister of
director of the National Institute for its designer, is a world-class architect and Providence—born Esther Pariseau, in St.
Experimental Arts at the University of expert in disaster-zone building—and the Elzéar, Quebec—is credited with works
New South Wales. She has been associate new transitional cathedral is his largest built in the present states of Washington,
dean at the College of Fine Arts since postdisaster structure to date. In essays, Idaho, Montana, and Oregon and in the
2006. Saskia Beudel is a writer and post- building plans, and specially commissioned province of British Columbia. Louise
doctoral research fellow at the University photography, Shigeru Ban: Cardboard Blanchard Bethune designed and built
of Sydney. She is author of the novel Cathedral tells the story of this remarkable works in the Buffalo, New York area.
Borrowed Eyes, and her essays and feat. Originally conceived as a temporary Storming the Old Boys’ Citadel follows
articles have appeared in a range of building, its construction involved design the evolving histories of two Revival-
Australian and international collections. challenges, structural innovations, and styled multiuse public buildings consid-
community involvement. This is vital read- ered to be these women’s major works.
ARCHITECTURE/ART, 256 PAGES, 6 X 10
100 COLOR PHOTOS,
ing for anyone looking to what the future Carla Blank is the author of Live On Stage!
86 COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS might hold for cities after disaster. and Rediscovering America. She lives in
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professor in the School of Architecture at
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The Best Australian Passes & Poorts Tuatara


Science Writing 2014 South Africa Biology and Conservation
Getaway’s Top Scenic of a Venerable Survivor
Mountain Routes
Edited by Ashley Hay
Foreword by Ian Lowe Alison Cree
Now in its fourth year, this popular and Marion Whitehead Pick up virtually any textbook on verte-
acclaimed anthology steps inside brate evolution and you will find mention
Australia’s finest scientific and literary Many of the modern passes in South of the curious reptile known as tuatara
minds to present a collection that cele- Africa still follow ancient animal migra- (Sphenodon). The special evolutionary sta-
brates the nation’s finest science writing tion routes; others are engineering master- tus of tuatara as the last of the rhyncho-
of the year. Featuring prominent authors, pieces that challenge gravity. All take cephalians—one of the four orders of
such as Tim Flannery, Jo Chandler, Frank travelers deep into rugged and wild terrain living reptiles—is unquestioned. Wild
Bowden, and Iain McCalman, as well as where nature reigns supreme. Passes & members of the sole living species are now
many new voices, this annual anthology Poorts South Africa provides a detailed restricted to a few dozen remote islands
covers topics as diverse and wondrous as guide to the most scenic areas and is around the New Zealand coast, where for
our “lumpy” universe, the creation of packed with information to enrich both several centuries they have been observed
dragons, and why Sydney’s golden orb the driving and the armchair traveling and studied by humans. But are tuatara
weaver spiders are getting fatter and fitter. experience, from fauna and flora to the really unchanged “living fossils,” or close
personalities behind the passes. Activities relatives of dinosaurs, as sometimes por-
Ashley Hay is the author of narrative non- highlighted in each area include favorite trayed? This is the first detailed mono-
fiction, including Gum: The Story of hiking trails, mountain biking tracks, and graph in decades about this enigmatic
Eucalypts and Their Champions, and two 4x4 routes, and each chapter ends with reptile, and the first to be illustrated in
novels, including The Railwayman’s Wife, tips on where to eat and stay. Many of the color throughout. Alison Cree brings her
which was short-listed in the fiction catego- more than 40 passes can be done as drives personal experience of tuatara on more
ry of the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards or weekend trips en route to some of than 14 islands, in ecosanctuaries, and in
and won the People’s Choice Award. Her South Africa’s most popular holiday desti- captivity, to this wide-ranging overview.
work was awarded one of the inaugural nations; driving others is an adventure in
Bragg Prizes for Science Writing in 2012 itself. Passes covered include Long Tom Alison Cree is an associate professor of
and short-listed for a Eureka award. Ian Pass, Sani Pass, and Magoebaskloof Pass. zoology at the University of Otago in
Lowe is the president of the Australian Dunedin, New Zealand. For nearly 30
Conservation Foundation and an adjunct Marion Whitehead is a freelance photo- years she has researched the biology of
professor at both Sunshine Coast University journalist and the author of Passes & the tuatara and contributed to its conser-
and Flinders University. He is the author of Poorts: Getaway’s Top 30 Scenic vation management.
A Big Fix, Bigger or Better?, Living in the Mountain Routes in the Western Cape.
NATURE/NEW ZEALAND STUDIES
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The Catch The Coral Battleground


How Fishing Companies Reinvented Slavery New edition
and Plunder the Oceans Judith Wright
Michael Field Teaming with marine life and with more than 130,000 square
In November 2008, near Kiribati in the Pacific Ocean, a miles of spectacular coral reefs, sand cays, and islands, the Great
Korean ship came upon a Taiwanese fishing boat. The Tai Barrier Reef is Australia’s most precious marine possession. The
Ching 21 was eerily silent. The lifeboat and three rafts were Coral Battleground tells the story of a small group of dedicated
missing, and so were all 29 Taiwanese officers and Chinese, conservationists in Queensland—John Büsst, Judith Wright, Len
Indonesian, and Filipino crew who had been aboard. A quest Webb, and others—who fought to save the Ellison Reef from
to discover the identities of the lost men led New Zealand coral-limestone mining and the Swain Reefs from oil explo-
journalist Michael Field into a dark world of foreign-flagged ration. First published in 1977, this book tells of how the group
vessels fishing in the ocean as far south as Antarctica. In The swelled to encompass scientists, trade unionists, and politicians
Catch he reveals what he discovered: horrifying examples of throughout Australia, and led in 1976 to the establishment of a
modern slavery in which men from poor countries are trapped guardian body: the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. A
on filthy, unsafe ships, treated brutally by captains and offi- must read for all those who consider themselves environmental
cers, and receive little or no pay. The fishing companies Field custodians, this book is the story of a group of activists who
lays bare are ruthless. Their irresponsible and often illegal fish- beat the odds to successfully campaign for Mother Nature.
ing practices are stripping the world’s seas and threatening the Judith Wright is an award-winning writer and poet and a con-
food supply of people everywhere, propelling us towards one servationist and activist. She was the founder of the Wildlife
of the environmental tragedies of our times. Can we ignore the Preservation Society of Queensland. She is the author of Born of
fates both of these men and the catch they fish for? the Conquerors, The Cry for the Dead, and We Call for a Treaty.
Michael Field has been a newspaper and agency reporter for 42 ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES/NATURE, 205 PAGES, 5 X 8
years, mostly covering the South Pacific. A former correspondent 1 MAP
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Samoa, Speight of Violence: Inside Fiji’s 2000 Coup, and SPINIFEX PRESS OCTOBER
Swimming with Sharks: Tales from the South Pacific Frontline.
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30 COLOR PHOTOS, 1 MAP classic book that every Australian should own. In it Judith
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In Colours Green Shocking Brazil The Swinging Sporran


and White Six Games That Shook Updated edition
A Post-War History of Hibs: the World Cup
Volume 2
Roddy Martine
Fernando Duarte and Andrew Campbell
Foreword by Gilberto Silva Song and dance are at the very center of
John Campbell
Brazilian soccer has become synonymous any nation’s culture and are said to repre-
Foreword by Pat Stanton
with excellence that seems to resist the sent the innermost character of a people.
With recollections of a host of legends at usual dry spells. The most crucial transfor- The whirling, dashing, and spinning of
Easter Road, In Colours Green and White mation undergone by Brazilian football the classic Scottish reels are no exception.
continues John Campbell’s epic historic were a direct result of the Selecao failures. Here, Roddy Martine and Andrew
trilogy with both style and color. The Shocking Brazil focuses on six crucial Campbell provide a lighthearted guide to
days of the “Famous Five” and League World Cup defeats that radically altered the basic steps of Scottish reels and coun-
Championship successes may have begun Brazilian football and had repercussions try dances, all broken down into bullet
to fade in the memory of Hibs fans, but far beyond the sport. These games hid nar- points and illustrated with easy-to-follow
the period that followed brought with it ratives of racism, corruption, authoritari- diagrams. With further, indispensable
some outstanding milestones in the histo- anism, corporate power, and greed. hints on the social niceties of reeling,
ry of the club. This second volume of the Fernando Duarte uses anecdotes, data, the conventions of the dance, and the
comprehensive postwar history of Hibs and observation to show Brazilian soccer timetable of the Scottish social season,
covers the years 1967–1986. in a completely different light: one that The Swinging Sporran is a hilarious
John Campbell is a scholar of the will spark debate and discussion. companion to anyone who ventures into
Hibernian Football Club’s long and illus- the social world north of the border.
Fernando Duarte is the UK Correspondent
trious history. He was the editor of and a for O Globo; writes extensively for the Roddy Martine has written a large num-
regular contributor to the long-running Guardian, ESPN, World Soccer, and ber of books on Scottish life, encompass-
fanzine Mass Hibsteria before moving on Football 24/7; and offers regular punditry ing Scotch whisky, clans and tartans,
to join the club’s interactive team. He is for CNN, BT Sport, Talksport, National interiors and biographies. In addition he
the author of At Easter Road They Play: Geographic, the Today program at Radio contributes to a wide range of newspa-
A Post-War History of Hibs: Volume One 4, and the GuardianFootball Weekly pod- pers, and is associate editor of Caledonia
1945–1967. Pat Stanton is a Scottish for- cast. Gilberto Silva is a Brazilian soccer Magazine. Andrew Campbell is director of
mer football player and manager. He player who has played for Arsenal and Ashridge Strategic Management Centre,
played for Hibernian for most of his career, most recently Atlético Mineiro. He helped visiting professor at City University
making nearly 400 league appearances. the Brazilian national team win the 2002 Business School, and author of 10 books
SPORTS/SCOTTISH STUDIES FIFA World Cup, playing in all seven of on business strategy.
320 PAGES, 6 X 7.5 Brazil’s matches. HUMOR/SCOTTISH STUDIES
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Democrazy Framing the


SA’s Twenty- Commons
Year Trip
Cross-Cutting Issues
Illustrated by Zapiro in Regulation
Mike Wills
Edited by Susy Frankel
Democrazy records the and John Yeabsley
extraordinary South
African journey over the Framing the Commons is a
past two decades since product of the Regulatory
the landmark election of Reform Project, a $1.85 mil-
1994. A brutally funny lion research led by Victoria
record of a momentous University Law School (part-
and historic time, this nering with NZIER and
collection represents Chapman Tripp) and funded
Zapiro’s greatest collection of cartoons, capturing the intensity by the New Zealand Law Foundation.
and the absurdity of South African political and social life. Susy Frankel is a professor of law at Victoria University of
Jonathan Shapiro, also know as Zapiro, is an award-winning Wellington, director of the New Zealand Centre of International
South African political cartoonist and the author of But Will It Economic Law, and leader of the New Zealand Law Foundation
Stand Up in Court?, Call Mr. Delivery, The Hole Truth, The Regulatory Reform Project. John Yeabsley is a senior fellow at
Last Sushi, and Pirates of Potokwane. Mike Wills writes a weekly the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research.
column for Cape Argus and is the author of The Cycle Tour. He LAW, 207 PAGES, 6.5 X 9.5
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English–isiZulu /
JACANA MEDIA OCTOBER

Hockey isiZulu–English
Not Your Average Joe Dictionary
Madonna King Fourth edition
While thousands of viewers Compiled by C. M. Doke,
watched Joe Hockey’s approach- D. M. Malcolm,
able persona each week on J. M. A. Sikakana,
Australia’s Sunrise on Channel 7, and B. W. Vilakazi
there is a lot more to the
This book has been in print con-
Australian treasurer than meets
tinuously since 1990 and
the eye. This authorized biogra-
remains the definitive dictionary
phy of Hockey delves into how he
in these two languages. This new
embarked on his political career
edition contains updated orthography to meet the 2008 guide-
as a student and how he worked
lines set by the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB)
tirelessly to rise through the ranks
and has been digitally captured and retypeset.
of the Liberal Party, learning some pivotal lessons along the
way and earning himself one of the nation’s toughest jobs. But C. M. Doke was a linguist and a Wits University professor.
what about the man behind the politician? D. M. Malcolm was a linguist at the University of Natal.
J. M. A. Sikakana was a linguist and a language assistant at
Madonna King is an award-winning journalist, commentator,
the University of Witwatersrand–Johannesburg. B. W. Vilakazi
and author whose previous books include Catalyst and Ian
was a South African poet and novelist and a Wits University
Frazer. She writes a weekly column for the Courier-Mail.
lecturer. He is the author of the collection Amal’eZulu.
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Publisher Index Title Index


57 Frequently Asked Questions About Workplace
ABC OPQ Safety and Security, 92
Aboriginal Studies Press, 43 Parthian Books, 31, 37, 38, 45, 54 97 Frequently Asked Questions About
Peepal Tree Press Ltd., 32, 36 Compensation, 92
Academic Foundation, 81–84
Anqa Publishing, 55
Auckland University Press, 26, 94, 95
Awa Press, 17, 42, 97 RST ABC
Baraka Books, 95 Scribe Publications Pty Ltd., 8 About Little Charlie Lindbergh and Other
Poems, 35
Birlinn Ltd, 11, 12, 15, 16, 19, 20, 22, 26, 42, Seren, 32, 36, 59
46, 49, 60, 61, 73, 98 Abu Hamza: Guilty, 1
Shepheard-Walwyn, 48
Canterbury University Press, 96 Access to Medicines in India, 81
Society For Human Resource Management,
Carcanet Press Ltd., 27–29, 48, 49 91–93 Across the Great Divide, 89

Spinifex Press, 33, 44, 71, 97 Adelaide Remember When, 57

Sussex Academic Press, 19, 50–52, 55, 64–66, Albert Hall, 58


DEF 68, 74, 76, 78, 80, 87–89 Al-Ghazali, 24
Tightrope Books, Inc., 13, 33, 34, 36 Anzac, The Unauthorised Biography, 72
Exile Editions, 9, 13, 30
Asset and Liability Portfolio of Farmers, 81
Fons Vitae, 24, 25, 46
Australia 1901–2001, 56
Fremantle Press, 31, 39, 47, 69
UVWXYZ Australian Soldiers in Asia-Pacific in
World War II, 71
University of Cape Town Press, 56, 67
GHI Australians in Papua New Guinea
University of Hertfordshire Press, 54
1960–1975, 62
Gremese, 18, 21 University of New South Wales Press, 19, 22,
Ava Gardner, 18
Holy Trinity Publications, 74 23, 41, 44, 56–59, 67, 70–72, 75, 88, 95, 96
Aviary of Small Birds, An, 27
Hoover Institution Press, 2–4, 85, 89 University of Queensland Press, 6, 12, 15, 34,
45, 53, 62, 63, 99 Bannockburn, 73
HSRC Press, 79, 80, 86
Urban Land Institute, 41, 93, 94 Basser, Philip Baxter and Goldstein, 75

Victoria University Press, 7, 21, 35, 72, 99 Bells of the Hours, 25

Wings Press, 10, 35 Best Australian Science Writing 2014, The, 96


JKLMN Best Canadian Essays 2014, The, 13
Wits University Press, 68, 78, 99
Jacana Media, 5, 17, 40, 43, 44, 79, 85, 86,
Best Canadian Poetry in English 2014, The, 34
96, 99
Better Places, Better Lives, 41
Libri Publishing, 1, 52, 76, 77, 90
Bewilderments of Vision, 51
Melbourne University Publishing, 40, 69, 86
Beyond Transmission—Innovations in University
Merlin Press, 42, 47
Teaching, 76
Nordic Academic Press, 14, 53
Bilbao – New York – Bilbao, 36
Borderlands, 59
Broadcasting the Pandemic, 79
Burke & Hare, 11
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C. H. Sisson Reader, A, 48 Families, The, 7 How I Became the Mr. Big of People
Cairngorms, The, 19 Fauverie, 32 Smuggling, 39
Canna, 60 Fiction by David Vogel, 8 How to Be Dead in a Year of Snakes, 26
Carmina, 27 Flying Dinosaurs, 23 How We Remember, 72
Catastrophe, 44 Forger’s Progress, A, 44 Huguenots, The, 74
Catch, The, 97 Forty Years of India–Korea Relations and Hype, 14
Changing Nomads in a Changing World, 78 Looking Ahead, 83
Chester Missing’s Guide to the Foundations of Classical Ballet, 21
Elections ’14, 86 Framing the Commons, 99 IJK
Children of a Bitter Harvest, 79 Friend & Foe, 11 Impact of American Investment in India, 84
Church and State in Tonga, 63 Imperative of Narration, The, 52
Civilization of Paradise, 25 In Colours Green and White, 98
Coalition Politics in India, 83 GH In This Arab Time, 2
Colour of Food, The, 17 Gallipoli, 67 India Alive, 82
Coming Revolution, The, 85 Gap, 12 Israelis in Conflict, 87
Coral Battleground, The, 97 George Julian Harney, 47 It’s Not You, Geography, It’s Me, 45
Courage of ||kabbo, The, 67 Ghost Sick, 33 Jews of the Channel Islands and the Rule
Crying Out, The, 9 Gibraltar, 64 of Law, 1940–1945, The, 74
Curating Sydney, 95 Gift of Women, The, 9 Journey to the Unknown, 46
CVC: Book Four, 13 Good Priest, The, 12 Kangkushot, 43
Got a Solution?, 91 Kokoda Air Strikes, 71
Grass Huts and Warehouses, 62
DEF Great Recession, The, 89
Dangerous Allies, 86 Great Tapestry of Scotland series, 61
LMN
Democracy, Trade Unions and Political Great Tapestry of Scotland, The, 61 Last Bets, 40
Violence in Spain, 65 Greece Crete Stalag Dachau, 42 Leading for the Long Term, 93
Democrazy, 99 Ground Level, 32 Learning in Higher Education series, 76, 77
Different Kind of AIDS, A, 79 Gumiguru, 28 Liberation Diaries, 5
Dimensions of Parking, The, 94 Hawick, 60 Literary Criticism of Matthew Arnold, The, 50
Doctoral Writing in the Creative and Henry Green at the Limits of Modernism, 50 Little Dust on the Eyes, A, 36
Performing Arts, 52 Highland Warrior, 73 Long Way Home, A, 68
Eavan Boland: A Poet’s Dublin, 28 Hinduism Beliefs & Practices, 55 Lupa and Lamb, 33
Egypt’s African Empire, 68 His Last Fire, 38 Malcolm—Soldier, Diplomat, Idealogue
Embassy, Emigrants and Englishmen, 74 History of the Modern Australian of British India, 42
Empty Bones and Other Stories, 7 University, A, 75 Managing Modernity in the Western Pacific, 63
England Expects, 11 History of the Prince of Wales’s Theatre, Married Life, 8
English–isiZulu / isiZulu–English Dictionary, 99 London, 1771–1903, The, 54 Measuring ROI in Employee Relations
Essence of the Brontës, The, 49 Hockey, 99 and Compliance, 91
Europeans in Australia, The, 59 Horses in Australia, 23 Melancholy and Bright, 53
Exploding Aspirations, 82 Hostels, Homes, Museum, 56 Memoirs of a Born Free, 43

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Title Index IPG – WINTER 2014

Menzies at War, 41 Swinging Sporran, The, 98


My Mzansi Heart, 43
RST Sword and Shield of Zion, 87
My Secret Rome, 18 Real Patriots of Early Scottish Independence, Sydney Beaches, 57
The, 73
NAFTA at 20, 85 Talking Smack, 6
Refugees, 88
Nation State and Immigration, The, 88 Teilhard Lexicon, The, 55
Reinventing the Post: Changing Postal
Nazis in Pre-War London, 1930–1939, 19 Territories, 30
Thinking, 90
New Radicals, The, 5 They Came for Sandalwood, 63
Reinventing the Sublime, 51
New South African Review 4, 78 Those We Forget, 69
Republic of the Husband, The, 29
Ngarrindjeri Wurruwarrin, 71 Tonypandemonium, 54
Rights of Way to Brasília Teimosa, 64
Nirvana on Ninth Street, 10 Trading Places, 22
Robert the Bruce, 20
Notes from the End of History, 42 Tree Space, 35
Rosary, the Republic, and the Right, The, 65
Nuclear Security, 4 Truth About St Kilda, The, 46
Rowing After the White Whale, 16
Tuatara, 96
Royal New Zealand Ballet at 60, The, 21
Two Novellas, 8
OPQ Sababa, 17
Science and Omniscience in
Other Mountain, The, 28
Nineteenth-Century Literature, 51
Pacific Studies series, 62, 63
Scottish Independence, 22
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Pamela Hansford Johnson, 48 Understanding the Emerging Contours of
Scrapbook, The, 37
Passes & Poorts South Africa, 96 Power and Hegemony, 84
Search for HMAS Sydney, The, 70
Peacemongers, 15 Undressed, The, 31
Secrets of Voyaging, The, 55
Perils and Pitfalls of California Employment Until Our Blood Is Dry, 37
Shadow Knight’s Mate, 10
Law, 93 Vertical Living, 94
Shigeru Ban: Cardboard Cathedral, 95
Pig City, 6 Victoria at War, 70
Shocking Brazil, 98
Playing House, 32 Victorian Class Conflict?, A, 76
SHRM Q&A series, 92
Poetry by Vladimir Azarov, 30 Viennese Romance, 8
Sochi Delirium, 30
Political Transformation of Gulf Tribal Visiting the Neighbours, 58
South African Women as Champions
States, The, 66 Voices of Scottish Journalists, 49
of Change, 80
Polycentric Monarchies, 66 Weather Wheel, The, 29
Speaking the Law, 3
Postgraduate Education—Form and Welcome Home Mr Swanson, 53
Special, The, 34
Function, 77 What Did You Do in the Cold War, Daddy?, 19
State of the Nation 2014, 86
Professional Area Management, 90 When War Came to Fremantle 1899 to 1945, 69
Storming the Old Boys’ Citadel, 95
Purse Bearer, 10 White Women in Fiji 1835–1930, 62
Sunbathing in Siberia, 45
Quality Enhancement of University Teaching Wild Adventure, 26
Surviving Peace, 44
and Learning, 77
Wild Voices, 15
Swamp, 31
With My Head above the Parapet, 40
Sweet One, 39
You Turn Your Back, 36
Swimming to the Moon, 47

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