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True Brew author Rita Kohn will present a talk and beer tasting at this year's Small & Medium Size Libraries (SAMS) pre-conference evening event September 15 at the West Lafayette Public Library. The event starts at 6 p.m. and costs... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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The following books were reviewed in the September issue of Choice (requires subscription): Mother is Gold, Father is Glass "Semley's work is a welcome addition to a growing literature on gender and the European encounter with African societies ... a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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"Dance, Spectacle, and the Body Politick makes an important contribution to existing dance scholarship ... The essays in Nevile’s collection add significantly to this diligent work. Every essay is both informative and interesting, and each author provides a valuable list... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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"Anyone reading this book will walk away with ideas for how to address the most critical issue of the 21st century in his or her classroom. For that reason, I recommend this book for a much larger audience than college... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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"An excellent book for all tourists, winery managers, and city or region planners." —Winesworld's Magazine Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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"An outstanding history of the decline and eventual end of private-sector rail passenger service in the United States ... Well illustrated with black and white and some color photographs, along with detailed diagrams illustrating routes and consists of major trains,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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"An engaging read, written in an elegant style accessible to both academics and non academics, this volume will be of interest to historians, scholars of Romanian history and politics, as well as anthropologists and sociologists alike." —The European Legacy Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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Congratulations to Mark Hunter, whose book Love in the Time of AIDS: Inequality, Gender, and Rights in South Africa has won this year's C. Wright Mills Award! The award, which is sponsored by the Society for the Study of Social... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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"[A]n insightful survey of how Soviet and Russian cinema constructed the meanings of Soviet, Russian and foreign identities over the course of the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries ... It will be useful to graduate students and scholars working in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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"Letts’s smart, in-depth account reveals as much about Radiohead’s ambivalent and conflicted relationship with popular culture and contemporary capitalism as it does about their musical appeal." —Rain Taxi Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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We are pleased to announce that Frank Julian Sprague by William D. Middleton and William D. Middleton III has been named the winner of the 2010 George W. and Constance M. Hilton Award! The award is given by the Railway... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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Author Marianne Boruch will read from her new memoir, The Glimpse Traveler, Thursday, August 25 at 7:30 p.m. in room 140 of the Krannert Auditorium, located on the Purdue University campus. Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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"This enjoyable volume is a welcome addition to the literature on popular culture in Italy. It is a comprehensive and informative book which will be of great interest to scholars and postgraduate students of Italian cultural and social studies, and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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"Each picture not only grabs your attention because of the technique and chilling content, but also because of the raw emotion of the images, themselves beautiful objects. Dojc's work reminds us of a once vibrant community now lost." —The Herald-Times... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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Nancy Hiller, author of The Hoosier Cabinet in Kitchen History and the forthcoming A Home of Her Own, will have articles featured in two magazines. Hiller's article "Women and their [Sp]Houses" will appear in the October 2011 issue of Old-House... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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Author Norbert Krapf has two upcoming August events. The first takes place August 6 at 2 p.m during the Strassenfest in Norbert's hometown of Jasper, IN. Norbert will read his Strassenfest-relevant poems at the Dubois County Museum. Following his reading,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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"Petersen makes use of an intriguing thesis and presents an insightful source for journalism and broadcasting students." —Library Journal Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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"... vivid and inventive ... Life and a Half remains more than merely a work of literary-historical significance." —Complete Review Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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"The editors have made wise choices, delivered a clean and clear text, and in the back matter have provided excellent background material for the serious scholar of Peirce’s work and the history of philosophy ... In short, it is at... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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"The author has an easy to read informative style that made the pages fly. His word portraits make lesser-known names into real people. The battles descriptions are excellent... This is a well-written book with all the items that are expected... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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"In this compelling new book, Day manages to not only persuasively argue why political satire has gained such a foothold in our popular culture, but also convincingly argues why it matters." —Liminalities Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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"... an important and deeply sobering book ..." —Human Rights Service "Alvin H. Rosenfeld has written an important book that deserves a wide audience, not only to help us maintain a clear picture of our troubled past, in order to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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"Emerson & Thoreau rises above the rest in that it sheds light not only on ideas but on the human interests that imbue them sometimes with beauty, occasionally with virtue, and too often with tragedy." —Pluralist Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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We are pleased to announce that six of our books were selected for this year's University Press Books for Public and Secondary School Libraries. A popular and trusted acquisitions resource, the university press bibliography is the product of a longstanding... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog
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"The Masons of Djenné is replete with detailed and personal information on the Djenné masons' world. ... The author provides a fascinating close-up view of individual decision making processes, as well as a step-by-step description of the various building stages."... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2011 at Indiana University Press blog