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New York Noise Radical Jewish Music and the Downtown Scene Tamar Barzel "The book is detailed, well documented, and a fascinating analysis of a musical milieu that was less visible than the neo-klezmer movement . . . Just as valuable... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Indiana University Press blog
On this day in 1931, Cook Group founder and philanthropist Bill Cook was born. We remember Cook's life today in this podcast with Bob Hammel, who discusses his new biography The Bill Cook Story II: The Re-Visionary. In this book,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Indiana University Press blog
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Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. To commemorate this occasion, we offer the following reading selections to help further your understanding of the history of the Holocaust: To the Gates of Jerusalem The Diaries and Papers of James G. McDonald,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Indiana University Press blog
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Today marks the fourth anniversary of the Egyptian revolution. Author Samuli Schielke sees the January 25 uprising as a part of the "pressing and often frustrating expectation of something more and better to come." In his upcoming book Egypt in... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Indiana University Press blog
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By Jennifer J. Yanco Ava DuVernay’s film Selma captures the sense of terror and the extremes of violence that were unleashed on those who dared to challenge the racist order in Selma in 1965. The film reminds us of the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Lynne Hartnett will discuss her book The Defiant Life of Vera Figner at the New England Mobile Book Fair in Newton Highlands, MA, January 21 at 7 p.m. This engaging biography tells the dramatic story of a Russian noblewoman turned... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
On this episode of the IU Press podcast, Dean Kotlowski discusses his new book Paul V. McNutt and the Age of FDR. McNutt was governor of Indiana, high commissioner to the Philippines (while serving he helped 1,300 Jews flee Nazi... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Roland Hayes The Legacy of an American Tenor Christopher A. Brooks and Robert Sims "Like many generations of celebrated African American concert artists, I am an inheritor of the legacy left by the great Roland Hayes. Yet, we hardly know... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2015 at Indiana University Press blog
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Last week, some of our marketing staff took a trip to Santa Claus, IN (yes, there’s really a town named Santa Claus!) to discuss a potential fall 2016 book. While spending way too much money at Santa’s Candy Castle (also... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
Editor's note: Today we conclude our Intern Appreciation Week series with a blog about managing editorial intern Carly Yingst. Carly is a senior from Jeffersonville, IN, majoring in English and minoring in Slavic Languages and Literatures (focusing mostly on Russian... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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Editor's note: Today we continue our Intern Appreciation Week series with a blog about production intern Ashli Hendricks. Ashli is a senior from "anywhere, everywhere" (aka an "Army brat"), majoring in Communication and International Studies. This is not her first... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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Editor's note: Once again, we want to take the opportunity to thank all our wonderful fall interns with a special holiday we created just for them: Intern Appreciation Week! Today's blog is about marketing intern Ally Harpootlian, who is a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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Three IU Press authors were honored with book awards at the American Anthropological Society (AAA) meeting held in Washington, DC, last week. Anand Pandian Ayya's Accounts, written by Anand Pandian and his late grandfather, M.P. Mariappan, was awarded second prize... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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Kut-al-Amara was the site of one of the longest sieges ever endured by British forces, which began on this day back in 1915. This siege is the subject of a new book by Nikolas Gardner. In The Siege of Kut-al-Amara,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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To the Gates of Jerusalem The Diaries and Papers of James G. McDonald, 1945-1947 James G. McDonald Edited by Norman J. W. Goda, Barbara McDonald Stewart, Severin Hochberg, and Richard Breitman This volume, the third in a series of James... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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While everyone is out hitting the malls for Black Friday specials, we are celebrating Book Friday with one of the best deals ever for bibliophiles: I have a stack of advance reading copies in my office just waiting to be... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
On this episode of the IU Press podcast, Ann Folino White talks about her new book Plowed Under: Food Policy Protests and Performance in New Deal America. During the Great Depression, farmers were instructed by the New Deal Agricultural Adjustment... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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Jewish Book Month begins today! In honor of this occasion, we offer the following reading selections to help further your understanding of Jewish history and culture: To the Gates of Jerusalem The Diaries and Papers of James G. McDonald, 1945-1947... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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It's day 2 of the University Press Week blog tour! Today's theme explores university presses in pictures. As we prepare to celebrate our 65th anniversary next year, we take a look back at the history of the Press. Indiana University... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
On this episode of the IU Press podcast, Barbara McDonald Stewart discusses her father, US diplomat James G. McDonald, and her experience co-editing To the Gates of Jerusalem, the third volume in a series of his diaries and papers. This... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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Next week, the Association of American University Presses (AAUP) and its member presses will celebrate University Press Week! Local and national events are planned to raise awareness about university presses and the contributions they make to scholarship and our society.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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Wrap up a good read during our Holiday Book Sale! Save 40% off select books listed on the sale page. Within the US, receive free domestic ground shipping with a purchase of $30 or more. Use code WRAP40 at checkout... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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Irish Travellers The Unsettled Life Sharon Bohn Gmelch and George Gmelch "[C]olor photos . . . form a full picture of the group's culture over the decades, and . . . reflect the importance of photographs in Traveller life. .... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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Keren McGinity, author of Marrying Out, has three upcoming events related to her book in November. The first takes place November 2 at Diosa Dance Fitness in Framingham, MA. She will give a "Wine and Cheese" book talk and sign... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog
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Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl author Roberta Newman has two upcoming speaking events related to her book. On November 2, she will appear at the Jewish Book & Arts Fair, which will be held in the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Indiana University Press blog