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SIMULATED SHELVES: BROWSE April 2017 NEW BOOKS

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Educational Studies, Environmental Studies, Genocide Studies, History and Jewish Studies, along with our New in Paperback titles. Paperback Original REDESCRIBING RELATIONS Strathernian Conversations on Ethnography, Knowledge and Politics Edited by Ashley Lebner Afterword by Marilyn Strathern

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

To mark the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp on the 27th of January, the United Nations has recognized this day as International Holocaust Remembrance Day in memory of the people murdered by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. For more information on developing educational programs to instill the memory of the tragedy […]

The Retirement of Evelyn Friedlander and Ruth Fainlight

by Jonathan Magonet  

Simulated Shelves: Browse February 2016 New Books

We’re pleased to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Economic History, Film Studies, and Gender Studies, along with our New in Paperback titles.   _________________________________________________________________________   ENGAGING WITH STRANGERS Love and Violence in the Rural Solomon Islands Debra McDougall Volume 6, ASAO Studies in Pacific Anthropology

World Religion Day 2016

World Religion Day is an interfaith observance initiated in 1950 by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United States, celebrated worldwide on the third Sunday in January each year. Though initiated in the United States, World Religion Day has come to be celebrated internationally.   In keeping with this initiative we are […]

Simulated Shelves: Browse January 2015 New Books

We are delighted to present a selection of our newly published January 2015 titles from our core subjects of Anthropology, Economics, Environmental Studies, Film Studies, History, Jewish Studies, Medical Anthropology, and Politics, along with a selection of our New in Paperback titles.   We are especially excited to announce the publication of JESUS RECLAIMED: Jewish Perspectives on the Nazarene […]

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

International Holocaust Remembrance Day, established by the United Nations General Assembly, is an international memorial day on 27 January commemorating the victims of the Holocaust. It commemorates the genocide that resulted in the death of an estimated 6 million Jews, 1 million Gypsies, 250,000 mentally and physically disabled people, and 9,000 homosexual men by the Nazi […]

Simulated Shelves: Browse November’s New Books

We are delighted to present a selection of our newly published November titles from our core subjects of History, Media Studies, Medical Anthropology, Sociology and Urban Studies, along with a selection of our New in Paperback titles. ———————————————————————————————————————————–   U.S. FOREIGN POLICY AND THE OTHER Edited by Michael Patrick Cullinane and David Ryan

Behind the Cover: The Improbable Story of the Image on the Cover of Holocaust Survivors

Behind the Cover is an occasional series on book covers and the stories that accompany them. Cover images: the all-important marketing tool that can perfectly capture the content and feel of a book—or cause people to glance over it, bored. Some images we toil over, going back and forth between options because co-editors disagree, we […]