The Front Table: Paperbacks
(Week of October 26, 2008)

October 29th, 2008 by Front Table

Race and Class Matters at an Elite College
Aries, Elizabeth
Temple Univ Press
September 28, 2008
Paperback (256 pages)
Education


The Declaration of Independence: A Global History
Armitage, David
Harvard University Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (320 pages)
History: United States


Cosmic Imagery: Key Images in the History of Science
Barrow, John D.
W. W. Norton
September 22, 2008
Hardcover (608 pages)
Science


The Art of Life
Bauman, Zygmunt
Polity
October 6, 2008
Paperback (208 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


Another Cosmopolitanism
Benhabib, Seyla ; Waldron, Jeremy ; Honig, Bonnie ; Kymlicka, Will
Oxford University Press, USA
July 15, 2008
Paperback (224 pages)
Philosophy


Bach’s Cycle, Mozart’s Arrow: An Essay on the Origins of Musical Modernity
Berger, Karol
University of California Press
September 10, 2008
Paperback (432 pages)
Music


The Female Complaint: The Unfinished Business of Sentimentality in American Culture
Berlant, Lauren
Duke University Press
2008
Hardcover (368 pages)
Literary Criticism


Shakespeares Ideas
Bevington, David
Wiley-Blackwell
August 25, 2008
Paperback (248 pages)
Literary Criticism


Sketch for a Self-Analysis
Bourdieu, Pierre ; Nice, Richard (Translator)
University Of Chicago Press
August 15, 2008
Paperback (128 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


Jim Crow Nostalgia: Reconstructing Race in Bronzeville
Boyd, Michelle R.
Univ Of Minnesota Press
July 29, 2008
Paperback (208 pages)
Chicago


How Philosophers Saved Myths: Allegorical Interpretation and Classical Mythology
Brisson, Luc ; Tihanyi, Catherine (Translator)
University Of Chicago Press
June 1, 2008
Paperback (221 pages)
Philosophy


Journey to the East: The Jesuit Mission to China, 15791724
Brockey, Liam Matthew
Belknap Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (512 pages)
History: East Asia


Realist Vision
Brooks, Peter
Yale University Press
July 1, 2008
Paperback (272 pages)


The Measure of America: American Human Development Report, 2008-2009
Burd-Sharps, Sarah ; Lewis, Kristen ; Martins, Eduardo Borges ; Sen, Amartya (Foreword) ; Draper, William H III (Foreword)
Columbia University Press
June 20, 2008
Paperback (245 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


High Stakes: Florida Seminole Gaming and Sovereignty
Cattelino, Jessica
Duke University Press
2008
Hardcover (304 pages)
Anthropology


Baboon Metaphysics: The Evolution of a Social Mind
Cheney, Dorothy L. ; Seyfarth, Robert M.
University Of Chicago Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (358 pages)
Science


Control and Freedom: Power and Paranoia in the Age of Fiber Optics
Chun, Wendy Hui Kyong ; Chun,Wendy
The MIT Press
October 31, 2008
Paperback (364 pages)
Media Studies


Desire: A History of Sexuality in Europe from the Greeks to the Present
Clark, Anna
Routledge
September 8, 2008
Paperback (282 pages)
History: European


Matters of Exchange: Commerce, Medicine, and Science in the Dutch Golden Age
Cook, Harold J.
Yale University Press
September 23, 2008
Paperback (576 pages)
Science


War: Essays in Political Philosophy
Crookston, Emily (Assistant) ; May, Larry (Editor)
Cambridge University Press
May 19, 2008
Paperback (344 pages)
Philosophy


The Warhol Economy: How Fashion, Art, and Music Drive New York City
Currid, Elizabeth
Princeton University Press
October 19, 2008
Paperback (280 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


Geneses, Genealogies, Genres, and Genius: The Secrets of the Archive
Derrida, Jacques ; Brahic, Beverley Bie (Translator)
Columbia University Press
October 8, 2008
Paperback (128 pages)
Philosophy


Practitioners of the Divine: Greek Priests and Religious Officials from Homer to Heliodorus
Dignas, Beate ; Trampedach, Kai
Center for Hellenic Studies
October 1, 2008
Paperback (250 pages)
History: Classical


The Arts of Intimacy: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Making of Castilian Culture
Dodds, Jerrilynn D. ; Menocal, Maria Rosa ; Balbale, Abigail Krasner
Yale University Press
July 11, 2008
Hardcover (416 pages)
Art


Is Democracy Possible Here?: Principles for a New Political Debate
Dworkin, Ronald
Princeton University Press
July 21, 2008
Paperback (192 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


Trouble with Strangers: A Study of Ethics
Eagleton, Terry
Wiley-Blackwell
October 13, 2008
Paperback (360 pages)
Literary Criticism


A Social History of the Deccan, 1300-1761: Eight Indian Lives
Eaton, Richard M.
Cambridge University Press
March 10, 2008
Paperback (236 pages)
History: South Asian


Mexican American Religions: Spirituality, Activism, and Culture
Espinosa, Gastón (Editor) ; García, Mario (Editor)
Duke University Press
2008
Hardcover (456 pages)
Anthropology


Ethnography as Commentary: Writing from the Virtual Archive
Fabian, Johannes
Duke University Press
2008
Hardcover (152 pages)
Anthropology


The Psychology of Science and the Origins of the Scientific Mind
Feist, Gregory J.
Yale University Press
September 9, 2008
Paperback (336 pages)
Science


The Trial in American Life
Ferguson, Robert A.
University Of Chicago Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (414 pages)
History: United States


The Cambridge Introduction to Walter Benjamin
Ferris, David
Cambridge University Press
October 6, 2008
Paperback (176 pages)
Critical Theory & Marxism


Expression and the Inner
Finkelstein, David H.
Harvard University Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (194 pages)
Philosophy


Evil Incarnate: Rumors of Demonic Conspiracy and Satanic Abuse in History
Frankfurter, David
Princeton University Press
July 21, 2008
Paperback (320 pages)
Anthropology


The Body Economic: Life, Death, and Sensation in Political Economy and the Victorian Novel
Gallagher, Catherine
Princeton University Press
March 30, 2008
Paperback (224 pages)
Literary Criticism


The 1933 Chicago World’s Fair: A Century of Progress
Ganz, Cheryl R.
University of Illinois Press
September 24, 2008
Hardcover (272 pages)
Chicago


Kant and the Early Moderns
Garber, Daniel (Editor) ; Longuenesse, Beatrice (Editor)
Princeton University Press
August 10, 2008
Paperback (276 pages)
Philosophy


Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious
Gigerenzer, Gerd
Penguin
June 24, 2008
Paperback (288 pages)
Psychology


Always Already New: Media, History, and the Data of Culture
Gitelman, Lisa
The MIT Press
September 30, 2008
Paperback (224 pages)
Media Studies


In a Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America
Glaude, Eddie S.
University Of Chicago Press
October 1, 2008
Paperback (208 pages)
African American Studies


Simulating Minds: The Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience of Mindreading
Goldman, Alvin L
Oxford University Press, USA
May 2, 2008
Paperback (384 pages)
Philosophy


Divas and Scholars: Performing Italian Opera
Gossett, Philip
University Of Chicago Press
May 30, 2008
Paperback (704 pages)
Music


Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia
Gray, John
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
September 30, 2008
Paperback (256 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


The Taylorized Beauty of the Mechanical: Scientific Management and the Rise of Modernist Architecture
Guillen, Mauro F.
Princeton University Press
October 26, 2008
Paperback (232 pages)


The Veil of Isis: An Essay on the History of the Idea of Nature
Hadot, Pierre ; Chase, Michael (Translator)
Belknap Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (432 pages)
Philosophy


The Great Brain Suck: And Other American Epiphanies
Halton, Eugene
University Of Chicago Press
October 1, 2008
Paperback (336 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


The Chicagoan: A Lost Magazine of the Jazz Age
Harris, Neil ; Edelstein, Teri J. (Collaborator) ; Harris,Neil
University Of Chicago Press
November 3, 2008
Hardcover (400 pages)
Chicago


Alien Ocean: Anthropological Voyages in Microbial Seas
Helmreich, Stefan
University of California Press
January 5, 2009
Paperback (464 pages)
Anthropology


Moral Literacy
Herman, Barbara
Harvard University Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (352 pages)
Philosophy


The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization
Homer-Dixon, Thomas
Island Press
January 31, 2008
Paperback (448 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


A Society without Fathers or Husbands: The Na of China
Hua, Cai ; Hustvedt, Asti (Translator)
Zone Books
September 30, 2008
Paperback (505 pages)
Anthropology


Inventing Human Rights: A History
Hunt, Lynn
W. W. Norton
April 21, 2008
Paperback (272 pages)
History: Historiography


Harmonious Triads: Physicists, Musicians, and Instrument Makers in Nineteenth-Century Germany
Jackson, Myles W.
The MIT Press
September 30, 2008
Paperback (408 pages)
Music


Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts
James, Clive
W. W. Norton
September 2, 2008
Paperback (912 pages)
Literary Criticism


Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide
Jenkins, Henry
NYU Press
October 1, 2008
Paperback (336 pages)
Media Studies


Humanist Educational Treatises
Kallendorf, Craig W. (Translator)
Harvard University Press
September 30, 2008
Paperback (224 pages)
History: European


Philosophy in the Modern World: A New History of Western Philosophy, Volume 4
Kenny, Anthony ; Oxford Staff (Editor)
Oxford University Press, USA
November 15, 2008
Paperback (368 pages)
Philosophy


Theology in Stone: Church Architecture From Byzantium to Berkeley
Kieckhefer, Richard
Oxford University Press, USA
July 24, 2008
Paperback (384 pages)
Architecture


Uncivil Disobedience: Studies in Violence and Democratic Politics
Kirkpatrick, Jennet
Princeton University Press
September 22, 2008
Paperback (152 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


By Force of Thought: Irregular Memoirs of an Intellectual Journey
Kornai, János ; Kornai, Janos
The MIT Press
October 31, 2008
Paperback (488 pages)
Economics


Neonatal Bioethics: The Moral Challenges of Medical Innovation
Lantos, John D. ; Meadow, William L.
The Johns Hopkins University Press
September 3, 2008
Paperback (192 pages)
Health & Medicine


The Accidental Mind: How Brain Evolution Has Given Us Love, Memory, Dreams, and God
Linden, David J.
Belknap Press
October 15, 2008
Paperback (288 pages)
Cognitive Science


An Engine, Not a Camera: How Financial Models Shape Markets
MacKenzie, Donald ; Mackenzie, Donald
The MIT Press
September 30, 2008
Paperback (392 pages)
Economics


Capital and Language: From the New Economy to the War Economy (Semiotext
Marazzi, Christian ; Hardt, Michael (Introduction) ; Conti, Gregory (Translator)
Semiotext
October 31, 2008
Paperback (180 pages)
Economics


The Visible and the Revealed
Marion, Jean-Luc ; Gschwandtner, Christina (Translator)
Fordham University Press
July 1, 2008
Paperback (188 pages)
Philosophy


Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations
Montgomery, David R.
University of California Press
October 2, 2008
Paperback (296 pages)
Environmental Studies


Language Evolution: Contact, Competition and Change
Mufwene, Salikoko S.
Continuum
May 31, 2008
Paperback (354 pages)
Linguistics


The Mind of Jihad
Murawiec, Laurent
Cambridge University Press
August 11, 2008
Paperback (352 pages)
History: Middle East


Godel’s Proof
Nagel, Ernest ; Newman, James ; Hofstadter, Douglas R. ; Hofstadter, Douglas R.
NYU Press
November 1, 2008
Paperback (160 pages)
Mathematics


Fantastic Reality: Louise Bourgeois and a Story of Modern Art
Nixon, Mignon
The MIT Press
October 31, 2008
Paperback (352 pages)
Art


Driving Democracy: Do Power-Sharing Institutions Work?
Norris, Pippa
Cambridge University Press
August 1, 2008
Paperback (320 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


Hadrian: Empire and Conflict
Opper, Thorsten
Harvard University Press
September 15, 2008
Hardcover (224 pages)
History: Classical


The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies
Page, Scott E.
Princeton University Press
August 31, 2008
Paperback (456 pages)
Economics


Reforms at Risk: What Happens After Major Policy Changes Are Enacted
Patashnik, Eric M.
Princeton University Press
September 14, 2008
Paperback (248 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


Black on the Block: The Politics of Race and Class in the City
Pattillo, Mary
University Of Chicago Press
September 1, 2008
Paperback (400 pages)
African American Studies


So Much Reform, So Little Change: The Persistence of Failure in Urban Schools
Payne, Charles M.
Harvard Education Press
April 30, 2008
Paperback (300 pages)
Education


Invectives
Petrarca, Francesco ; Marsh, David (Translator)
Harvard University Press
September 30, 2008
Paperback (320 pages)
History: European


Origins of Democracy in Ancient Greece
Raaflaub, Kurt A. ; Ober, Josiah ; Wallace, Robert ; Cartledge, Paul
University of California Press
October 15, 2008
Paperback (256 pages)
History: Classical


The Ethics of the Lie
Rabate, Jean-Michel ; Verderber, Suzanne (Translator)
Other Press
July 8, 2008
Paperback (432 pages)
Philosophy


Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy
Rawls, John ; Freeman, Samuel (Editor)
Belknap Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (496 pages)
Philosophy


The Marketplace of Christianity
Robert B., Jr. Ekelund ; Hébert, Robert F. ; Tollison, Robert D. ; Hébert, Robert F.
The MIT Press
October 31, 2008
Paperback (368 pages)
Economics


The Holocaust and the Book: Destruction and Preservation (Studies in Print Culture and the History of the Book)
Rose, Jonathan (Editor)
Univ. of Massachusetts Press
May 20, 2008
Paperback (314 pages)
Books about Books


Bengal in Global Concept History: Culturalism in the Age of Capital
Sartori, Andrew
University Of Chicago Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (288 pages)
History: South Asian


Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages
Sassen, Saskia
Princeton University Press
July 21, 2008
Paperback (512 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


The People’s Peking Man: Popular Science and Human Identity in Twentieth-Century China
Schmalzer, Sigrid
University Of Chicago Press
November 15, 2008
Paperback (336 pages)
Science


Political Theology II: The Myth of the Closure of any Political Theology
Schmitt, Carl ; Hoelzl, Michael (Translator) ; Ward, Graham (Translator)
Polity
September 29, 2008
Paperback (224 pages)
Philosophy


Amalgamation Schemes: Antiblackness and the Critique of Multiracialism
Sexton, Jared
Univ Of Minnesota Press
August 5, 2008
Paperback (328 pages)
African American Studies


Pimps Up, Ho’s Down: Hip Hop’s Hold on Young Black Women
Sharpley-Whiting, T.
NYU Press
October 1, 2008
Paperback (200 pages)
History: African


Body in Question: Image and Illusion in Two Chinese Films by Director Jiang Wen
Silbergeld, Jerome
Princeton University Press
November 2, 2008
Paperback (176 pages)


Bewitching Development: Witchcraft and the Reinvention of Development in Neoliberal Kenya
Smith, James Howard
University Of Chicago Press
September 1, 2008
Paperback (272 pages)
Anthropology


Waiting for the Barbarians: A Tribute to Edward Said
Sokmen, Muge (Editor) ; Ertur, Basak (Editor)
Verso
September 8, 2008
Paperback (256 pages)
Literary Criticism


Echo Objects: The Cognitive Work of Images
Stafford, Barbara Maria
University Of Chicago Press
August 15, 2009
Paperback (302 pages)
Art


Strangers in the Land: Blacks, Jews, Post-Holocaust America
Sundquist, Eric J.
Belknap Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (672 pages)
Literary Criticism


Smoot’s Ear: The Measure of Humanity
Tavernor, Robert
Yale University Press
September 16, 2008
Paperback (224 pages)
Science


Contentious Performances
Tilly, Charles
Cambridge University Press
August 4, 2008
Paperback (256 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


Music as Social Life: The Politics of Participation
Turino, Thomas
University Of Chicago Press
October 15, 2008
Paperback (280 pages)
Music


Visual Practices Across the University
unknown
Fink Wilhelm GmbH + Co.KG
June 30, 2007
Perfect Paperback (303 pages)
Art


Public Freedom
Villa, Dana
Princeton University Press
August 31, 2008
Paperback (448 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


Reasonably Vicious
Vogler, Candace
Harvard University Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (304 pages)
Philosophy


Navigators of the Contemporary: Why Ethnography Matters
Westbrook, David A.
University Of Chicago Press
November 15, 2008
Paperback (160 pages)
Anthropology


Screening Sex
Williams, Linda
Duke University Press
2008
Paperback (424 pages)
Film Studies


There Goes the Neighborhood: Racial, Ethnic, and Class Tensions in Four Chicago Neighborhoods and Their Meaning for America
Wilson, William Julius ; Taub, Richard P.
Vintage
October 9, 2007
Paperback (240 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


Kierkegaard and Levinas: Ethics, Politics, and Religion
Wood, David ; Simmons, J. Aaron (Editor) ; Wood, David ; Simmons, J. Aaron (Editor)
Indiana University Press
January 2009
Paperback (270 pages)
Philosophy


In Search of Progressive America
Yglesias, Matthew ; Bacevich, Andrew ; Gerstle, Gary ; Gitlin, Todd ; Klein, Ezra ; Baker, Dean
University of Pennsylvania Press
August 29, 2008
Paperback (160 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


Fearless Symmetry: Exposing the Hidden Patterns of Numbers
Ash, Avner ; Gross, Robert
Princeton University Press
August 24, 2008
Paperback (312 pages)
Mathematics


Building the South Side: Urban Space and Civic Culture in Chicago, 1890-1919
Bachin, Robin F. ; Bachin,Robin
University Of Chicago Press
November 15, 2008
Paperback (448 pages)
Chicago


Jihad in Islamic History: Doctrines and Practice
Bonner, Michael
Princeton University Press
August 17, 2008
Paperback (224 pages)
Islamic Studies


The Citizen and the Alien: Dilemmas of Contemporary Membership
Bosniak, Linda
Princeton University Press
September 28, 2008
Paperback (240 pages)
Legal Theory


The Bachelors’ Ball: The Crisis of Peasant Society in Bearn
Bourdieu, Pierre ; Nice, Richard (Translator)
University Of Chicago Press
August 15, 2008
Paperback (216 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


Why the French Don’t Like Headscarves: Islam, the State, and Public Space
Bowen, John R.
Princeton University Press
August 24, 2008
Paperback (304 pages)
Anthropology


The Law of God: The Philosophical History of an Idea
Brague, Remi ; Cochrane, Lydia G. (Translator)
University Of Chicago Press
October 1, 2008
Paperback (384 pages)
Philosophy


Nationalist Politics and Everyday Ethnicity in a Transylvanian Town
Brubaker, Rogers ; Feischmidt, Margit ; Fox, Jon ; Grancea, Liana
Princeton University Press
July 21, 2008
Paperback (504 pages)
History: Eastern European


The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies
Caplan, Bryan
Princeton University Press
August 24, 2008
Paperback (296 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


Naturalism in Question
Caro, Mario De (Editor) ; Macarthur, David (Editor)
Harvard University Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (350 pages)
Philosophy


Inscription and Erasure: Literature and Written Culture from the Eleventh to the Eighteenth Century
Chartier, Roger ; Goldhammer, Arthur (Translator)
University of Pennsylvania Press
July 29, 2008
Paperback (224 pages)
Literary Criticism


Infinitely Demanding: Ethics of Commitment, Politics of Resistance
Critchley, Simon
Verso
September 1, 2008
Paperback (176 pages)
Philosophy


Truth and Predication
Davidson, Donald ; Sharpe, Kevin (Editor)
Belknap Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (192 pages)
Philosophy


All Politics Is Global: Explaining International Regulatory Regimes
Drezner, Daniel W.
Princeton University Press
September 7, 2008
Paperback (264 pages)
International Relations


Re-Enchantment
Elkins, James ; Morgan, David
Routledge
October 6, 2008
Paperback (321 pages)
Art


Islamicate Sexualities: Translations across Temporal Geographies of Desire
Epps, Brad (Contributor) ; Al-Kassim, Dina (Contributor) ; Amer, Sahar (Contributor) ; Rouhi, Leyla (Contributor) ; Rowson, Everett (Contributor) ; Traub, Valerie (Contributor)
Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies
September 30, 2008
Paperback (384 pages)
History: Middle East


Journeys to the Other Shore: Muslim and Western Travelers in Search of Knowledge
Euben, Roxanne L.
Princeton University Press
July 21, 2008
Paperback (328 pages)
History: Middle East


On Reason: Rationality in a World of Cultural Conflict and Racism
Eze, Emmanuel Chukwudi
Duke University Press
2008
Hardcover (352 pages)
Philosophy


Psychiatric Power: Lectures at the College de France, 1973–1974
Foucault, Michel ; Lagrange, Jacques (Editor) ; Davidson, Arnold I. (Editor) ; Burchell, Graham (Translator)
Picador
June 24, 2008
Paperback (416 pages)
Philosophy


Blindside: How to Anticipate Forcing Events and Wild Cards in Global Politics
Fukuyama, Francis (Editor)
Brookings Insti Press
September 1, 2008
Paperback (198 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


The Dividends of Dissent: How Conflict and Culture Work in Lesbian and Gay Marches on Washington
Ghaziani, Amin
University Of Chicago Press
September 30, 2008
Paperback (379 pages)
Queer Studies


Tulipmania: Money, Honor, and Knowledge in the Dutch Golden Age
Goldgar, Anne
University Of Chicago Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (446 pages)
History: European


Christianity and the Transformation of the Book: Origen, Eusebius, and the Library of Caesarea
Grafton, Anthony ; Williams, Megan
Belknap Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (384 pages)
Books about Books


The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution
Harkness, Deborah E.
Yale University Press
October 28, 2008
Paperback (384 pages)
Science


The Age of Everything: How Science Explores the Past
Hedman, Matthew
University Of Chicago Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (264 pages)
Science


Ontology: The Hermeneutics of Facticity
Heidegger, Martin ; Buren, John Van
Indiana University Press
October 2008
Paperback (138 pages)
Philosophy


Reckless Rites: Purim and the Legacy of Jewish Violence
Horowitz, Elliott
Princeton University Press
September 22, 2008
Paperback (360 pages)
Judaic Studies


Do We Need Religion?: On the Experience of Self-Transcendence (The Yale Cultural Sociology Series)
Joas, Hans ; Joas, Hans
Paradigm Publishers
July 30, 2008
Paperback (164 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


The Meaning of the Body: Aesthetics of Human Understanding
Johnson, Mark
University Of Chicago Press
November 15, 2008
Paperback (328 pages)
Philosophy


Liberal Beginnings: Making a Republic for the Moderns
Kalyvas, Andreas ; Katznelson, Ira
Cambridge University Press
June 30, 2008
Paperback (200 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


The Art of Being Jewish in Modern Times
Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara (Editor) ; Karp, Jonathan (Editor)
University of Pennsylvania Press
August 22, 2008
Paperback (464 pages)
Judaic Studies


Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion
Kripal, Jeffrey J.
University Of Chicago Press
November 1, 2008
Paperback (594 pages)
History: United States


Education’s End: Why Our Colleges and Universities Have Given Up on the Meaning of Life
Kronman, Anthony T.
Yale University Press
September 23, 2008
Paperback (320 pages)
Education


What Makes a Terrorist: Economics and the Roots of Terrorism
Krueger, Alan B.
Princeton University Press
September 22, 2008
Paperback (216 pages)
Economics


The Autonomy of Morality
Larmore, Charles
Cambridge University Press
July 14, 2008
Paperback (298 pages)
Philosophy


Radical Hope: Ethics in the Face of Cultural Devastation
Lear, Jonathan
Harvard University Press
April 30, 2008
Paperback (208 pages)
Philosophy


The Stillborn God: Religion, Politics, and the Modern West
Lilla, Mark
Vintage
September 23, 2008
Paperback (352 pages)
History: Historiography


Exotic Preferences: Behavioral Economics and Human Motivation
Loewenstein, George
Oxford University Press, USA
October 10, 2008
Paperback (671 pages)
Economics


The Cult of Statistical Significance: How the Standard Error Costs Us Jobs, Justice, and Lives
McCloskey, Deirdre Nansen ; Ziliak, Steve
University of Michigan Press
February 19, 2008
Paperback (352 pages)
Economics


Corpus (Perspectives in Continental Philosophy)
Nancy, Jean-Luc ; Rand, Richard A. (Translator)
Fordham University Press
October 15, 2008
Paperback (208 pages)
Philosophy


Reflections on Empire
No Author ; Emery, Ed ; Hardt, Michael
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
February 2008
Paperback (200 pages)
Critical Theory & Marxism


The Clash Within: Democracy, Religious Violence, and India’s Future
Nussbaum, Martha C.
Belknap Press
October 15, 2008
Paperback (432 pages)
History: South Asian


The Victorian Eye: A Political History of Light and Vision in Britain, 1800-1910
Otter, Chris
University Of Chicago Press
November 1, 2008
Paperback (392 pages)
History: British & Irish


Living in a Material World: Economic Sociology Meets Science and Technology Studies
Pinch, Trevor (Editor) ; Swedberg, Richard (Editor) ; Pinch, Trevor (Editor)
The MIT Press
November 30, 2008
Paperback (432 pages)
Science


How the Chicago School Overshot the Mark: The Effect of Conservative Economic Analysis on U.S. Antitrust
Pitofsky, Robert (Editor)
Oxford University Press, USA
October 14, 2008
Paperback (328 pages)
Economics


Redesigning Social Inquiry: Fuzzy Sets and Beyond
Ragin, Charles C.
University Of Chicago Press
October 1, 2008
Paperback (240 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


The Affirmation of Life: Nietzsche on Overcoming Nihilism
Reginster, Bernard
Harvard University Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (336 pages)
Philosophy


Essential Cinema: On the Necessity of Film Canons
Rosenbaum, Jonathan
The Johns Hopkins University Press
June 30, 2008
Paperback (472 pages)
Film Studies


In Defense of Reading
Schwarz, Daniel R.
Wiley-Blackwell
September 29, 2008
Paperback (216 pages)
Literary Criticism


Freedom and Neurobiology: Reflections on Free Will, Language, and Political Power
Searle, John
Columbia University Press
August 27, 2008
Paperback (128 pages)
Philosophy


What a Mighty Power We Can Be: African American Fraternal Groups and the Struggle for Racial Equality
Skocpol, Theda ; Liazos, Ariane ; Ganz, Marshall
Princeton University Press
August 17, 2008
Paperback (320 pages)
African American Studies


Formative Acts: American Politics in the Making
Skowronek, Stephen (Editor) ; Glassman, Matthew (Editor)
University of Pennsylvania Press
August 15, 2008
Paperback (456 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


Saltwater Slavery: A Middle Passage from Africa to American Diaspora
Smallwood, Stephanie E.
Harvard University Press
September 15, 2008
Paperback (288 pages)
African American Studies


Self: Ancient and Modern Insights about Individuality, Life, and Death
Sorabji, Richard
University Of Chicago Press
November 1, 2008
Paperback (416 pages)
Philosophy


Infotopia: How Many Minds Produce Knowledge
Sunstein, Cass R.
Oxford University Press, USA
July 7, 2008
Paperback (304 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


Political Monopolies in American Cities: The Rise and Fall of Bosses and Reformers
Trounstine, Jessica
University Of Chicago Press
October 1, 2008
Paperback (296 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History
Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher ; Ulrich,Laurel Thatcher
Vintage
September 23, 2008
Paperback (320 pages)
Women’s Studies


Off the Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor
Venkatesh, Sudhir Alladi
Harvard University Press
October 15, 2008
Paperback (448 pages)
Sociology & Political Science


Peripheral Visions: Publics, Power, and Performance in Yemen
Wedeen, Lisa
University Of Chicago Press
October 1, 2008
Paperback (320 pages)
History: Middle East


The Cultural Values of Europe
Wiegandt, Klaus ; Joas, Hans (Editor) ; Skinner, Alex
Liverpool University Press
August 15, 2008
Paperback (392 pages)
History: European


The Cambridge Companion to W. E. B. Du Bois
Zamir, Shamoon (Editor)
Cambridge University Press
October 13, 2008
Paperback (192 pages)
African American Studies


Solomon and Marcolf
Ziolkowski, Jan (Translator)
Department of the Classics
October 15, 2008
Paperback (275 pages)
History: Medieval

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