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Resist, Organize, Build
Resist, Organize, Build (August 2022)
Feminist and Queer Activism in Britain and the United States during the Long 1980s
Sarah Crook - Editor
Charlie Jeffries - Editor

 
 
Drops of Inclusivity
Drops of Inclusivity (June 2022)
Racial Formations and Meanings in Puerto Rican Society, 1898-1965
Milagros Denis-Rosario - Author

A critical view of race relations on the island of Puerto Rico from 1898 to 1965.

Drops of Inclusivity examines race and racism on the island of Puerto Rico by combining a wide-angle historical narrative with the individual stories of Black Puerto Ricans. While some of these Afro-Boricuas, such as Roberto Clemente and Ruth Fernández, are well-known, others, like Cecilia Orta...(Read More)
 
 
The Threefold Struggle
The Threefold Struggle (June 2022)
Pursuing Ecological, Social, and Personal Wellbeing in the Spirit of Daniel Quinn
Andrew Frederick Smith - Author

Drawing on the thought of novelist and cultural critic Daniel Quinn, argues it is not too late to free ourselves from a culture in which we are compelled to destroy the world, one another, and even ourselves.

We members of settler colonial culture—the latest form of what novelist and cultural critic Daniel Quinn calls Taker culture—are constrained by myriad institutions that...(Read More)
 
 
Confessions of a Hayseed DA
Confessions of a Hayseed DA (May 2022)
Robert R. Meehan - Author
Kathleen Meehan Do - Editor

An idealistic, occasionally naïve and somewhat irreverent young attorney becomes the District Attorney of Rockland County, New York, in the 1960s and faces the challenges of fighting crime in a rapidly changing world.

In the 1960s, the small county of Rockland, north of New York City, went through a period of rapid expansion. Although beneficial, this explosive growth also led to t...(Read More)
 
 
Hollywood Films in North Africa and the Middle East
Hollywood Films in North Africa and the Middle East (May 2022)
A History of Circulation
Nolwenn Mingant - Author

Traces the circulation of Hollywood films in North Africa and the Middle East from the early twentieth century to the present.

Drawing on a broad range of primary sources, from trade and government publications to interviews, Hollywood Films in North Africa and the Middle East traces the circulation of Hollywood films across the region from the early twentieth century to the...(Read More)
 
 
Engaging Italy
Engaging Italy (April 2022)
American Women's Utopian Visions and Transnational Networks
Etta M. Madden - Author

Traces literary and social connections among three American women navigating the changing political landscape of 1860s and '70s Italy.

Engaging Italy charts the intertwined lives and writings of three American women in Italy in the 1860s and '70s—journalist Anne Hampton Brewster (1818–92), orphanage and industrial school founder Emily Bliss Gould (1825–75), and translator Ca...(Read More)
 
 
Of an Alien Homecoming
Of an Alien Homecoming (April 2022)
Reading Heidegger's "Hölderlin"
Charles Bambach - Author

The first book-length study in English of the Heidegger-Hölderlin relation, addressing the tension between Heidegger's political commitments during National Socialism and Hölderlin's ideal of poetic dwelling.

Few themes resonate as powerfully in Heidegger as those connected to homecoming, homeland, and Heimat. This emphasis plays out most powerfully in Heidegger's reading of...(Read More)
 
 
Rethinking Life
Rethinking Life (April 2022)
Italian Philosophy in Precarious Times
Silvia Benso - Editor

Fourteen Italian philosophers reflect on how the global experience of vulnerability and precariousness—of which the Covid-19 pandemic is but one example—compels us to rethink life and collective living.

This volume gathers fourteen contributions written by Italian philosophers within the context of the precariousness and vulnerability revealed by the Covid-19 pandemic. The pandemic...(Read More)
 
 
Adventures in Chinese Realism
Adventures in Chinese Realism (March 2022)
Classic Philosophy Applied to Contemporary Issues
Eirik Lang Harris - Editor
Henrique Schneider - Editor

Relates Chinese Realism to contemporary political and ethical challenges, such as in international relations and the morality of the public sector.

Realism, or Legalism, was once a significant influence in classical Chinese philosophy, later eclipsed by Confucianism. Its ideas, however, remain alive and powerful. Realists propose dealing with real-world problems using real-world in...(Read More)
 
 
Hindutva and Violence
Hindutva and Violence (March 2022)
V. D. Savarkar and the Essentials of History
Vinayak Chaturvedi - Author

Examines the place of history in the political thought of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, one of the key architects of modern Hindu nationalism.

Hindutva and Violence explores the place of history in the political thought of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (1883–1966), the most controversial Indian political thinker of the twentieth century and a key architect of Hindu nationalism. Exami...(Read More)
 
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