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Three of our books were reviewed in Volume 45:2 of the International Journal of African Historical Studies: Being Maasai, Becoming Indigenous "Hodgson provides a fascinating and close-up look at the origins, motivations, and complications of the emergent NGO sector among... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2013 at Indiana University Press blog
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John D. Graham, co-author of America's Poor and the Great Recession, will be a panelist for the discussion "Vision for a New America: A Future Without Poverty" moderated by Tavis Smiley on January 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2013 at Indiana University Press blog
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We are pleased to announce that four of our books have been chosen as Choice Outstanding Academic Titles of 2012! This selective list includes only 10 percent of the 7,000 titles that Choice reviewed in 2012. IU Press honorees are:... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2013 at Indiana University Press blog
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The following books were reviewed in the January issue of Choice (requires subscription): Global Filipinos "The problems of overseas Filipino workers with loneliness; long absences from spouses, children, and other relatives; abuse by employers and governments; and efforts to use... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2013 at Indiana University Press blog
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Helen Szamuely wrote an article for History Today about Yelena Molokhovets, the Russian housewive who wrote guides for running a household and cooking in the 19th century. In the article, she praises our "meticulously translated [English] version" of the book,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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“[Wagner and Cinema] looks at the plethora of senses in which Wagner's music and different kinds of Wagnerian reception histories have informed cinematic production throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. ...Wagner and Cinema is a text that will no doubt... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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"This is an important book that should be widely read by scholars of the Andes and of migration, as well as those interested in the construction of places and borders." —American Anthropologist Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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Today, Indiana University Press launched a new digital imprint, INshort, which will publish short e-content on contemporary and historical issues and provide discerning readers with short, engaging views of important and compelling topics in multiple formats. Titles in the series... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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We are pleased to announce that Jewish Bialystok and Its Diaspsora by Rebecca Kobrin has won a Jordan Schnitzer Book Award from the Association for Jewish Studies! Awards are given in three categories. Jewish Bialystok and Its Diaspsora won in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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"This revised edition, with a new foreword by acclaimed author Fred Frailey and four new chapters, including one by Eric Powell and two by Frailey, brings readers up to date on Tom Hoback's amazing railroad adventure." —NMRA Magazine Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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This month is your last chance to see the Barry Gealt: Embracing Nature exhibit at the IU Art Museum! The exhibit includes 32 landscape paintings representing nearly three decades of Gealt's work. Gealt was a professor in the IU Hope... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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"Through Bashir's simple, direct observations, we see a country rife with corruption and hopelessness. Despite the horrors he recounts, his chapters are funny." —NUVO "Transit is an impressive text, and a very good introduction to Djibouti." —the complete review Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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"The Verdi Baritone, a thoughtful, perceptive collection, should be required reading for directors, conductors, vocal coaches, and baritones preparing to sing these roles." —The Opera Journal Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
The Books & Books store in Coral Gables, FL will host a book talk and signing with Racing to Justice author john a. powell December 12 at 8 p.m. In his book, powell persuasively argues that we have not achieved... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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Stanley Ritchie's book Before the Chinrest was reviewed in the December issue of Classical Music. The magazine calls the book "a practical guide and includes a wealth of information, musical examples and technical exercises." Ritchie also did two interviews about... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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Defending the Filibuster has been all over the news lately! With the new Congress set to meet in January, many are speculating about a possible change to the filibuster rule. Filibuster authors Richard Arenberg and Robert Dove have been asked... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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The following books were reviewed in the December 2012 issue of Choice (requires subscription): Carlos Aldama's Life in Bata "Vaughan and Aldama examine the evolution of the batį drum ensemble, covering playing techniques, cultural context, and the link between the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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Barbara Shoup will sign copies of her latest novel, An American Tune, on the following dates: December 1 Shoup, along with 12 other IU Press authors, will appear at the Holiday Author Fair from 12 to 4 p.m. at the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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Two IU Press books have been reviewed in the Fall 2012 issue of Feminist Formations: Women and Social Reform in Modern India "In order to illuminate the social and cultural contexts obscured by such shortcuts, Sarkar and Sarkar suggest using... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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Poet Norbert Krapf has the following December events planned for his latest release Songs in Sepia and Black and White: December 1 Krapf, along with 12 other IU Press authors, will sign copies of his book at the Holiday Author... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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IU Press sponsoring editor Linda Oblack will give a talk on our Break Away Books imprint this Friday, November 30 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Bloomingtonfoods' Community Room (316 W. Sixth St., Bloomington, IN). This free event is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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"This book is of incredible value for anyone interested in Vietnam—its history, politics, and culture—and in the American involvement with Vietnam. It is also a meditation of a Vietnamese patriot on the substance of patriotism during a time of civil... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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Four award-winning authors and contributors to the forthcoming collection New Stories from the Midwest will participate in a panel titled “The Creative Process, Midwestern Style” at WordFest: Wabash Valley Creative Writing Symposium December 1 at Vigo County Public Library in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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On December 1, meet several IU Press authors and get books signed at the Indiana Historical Society's Holiday Author Fair! The event takes place at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center in Indianapolis from 12 to 4 p.m.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog
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by Martin Krieger Doing Physics arose out of my teaching a course on physics for honors nonscience students. I wanted to give students the motivations for what physicists do, and analogize those motivations with what they were learning in their... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2012 at Indiana University Press blog