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Dartmouth College Press
Insourced
How Importing Jobs Impacts the Healthcare Crisis Here and Abroad

Medicine & Public Health
Dramatically recounts the causes and cascading effects of American insourcing of foreign healthcare workers

Tulenko, Dr. Kate; Laurie Garrett, fwd.

University of New Hampshire Press
First Founders
American Puritans and Puritanism in an Atlantic World

American History / Colonial History
An introduction to the diverse lives of the Puritan founders by a leading expert

Bremer, Francis J.

Northeastern University Press
In Search of Sacco and Vanzetti
Double Lives, Troubled Times, and the Massachusetts Murder Case That Shook the World

True Crime
An in-depth reexamination with startling new insights into the controversial case

Tejada, Susan

University of New Hampshire Press
Sex, Genes & Rock ’n’ Roll
How Evolution Has Shaped the Modern World

Science-General / Evolution
An evolutionary biologist looks at diverse environmental and social problems to show how the basic evolutionary imperative of survival and adaptation shapes our world

Brooks, Rob

University of New Hampshire Press
Granny D’s American Century
Biography / Women's Studies
The life of Doris Haddock, known to millions as “Granny D,” from her young adulthood in Boston during the Great Depression to her last decade as a galvanizing figure of populist politics

Haddock, Doris and Dennis Michael Burke

Dartmouth College Press
Ahead of the Game
The Parents’ Guide to Youth Sports Concussion

Health & Fitness / Sports Medicine / Children's Health
A new look at understanding and preventing sports concussion in children and teens

Moser, Rosemarie Scolaro, PhD.

University of New Hampshire Press
The Changing Nature of the Maine Woods
Nature / Ecology & Environmental Studies / Maine
The ecology of the ever-changing Maine forest

Barton, Andrew M., with Alan S. White and Charles V. Cogbill

University Press of New England
Porches of North America
Architecture / History
A complete architectural guide to this well-loved building feature

Visser, Thomas Durant

Northeastern University Press
George Whitefield Chadwick
The Life and Music of the Pride of New England

Biography - Musicians & Composers
The definitive biography of a major American composer and musical leader

Faucett, Bill F.

Northeastern University Press
Eurojazzland
Jazz and European Sources, Dynamics, and Contexts

Music / Jazz
The critical role of Europe in the music, personalities, and analysis of jazz

Cerchiari, Luca, Laurent Cugny, and Franz Kerschbaumer

Dartmouth College Press
Ethics for International Medicine
A Practical Guide for Aid Workers in Developing Countries

Medicine & Public Health / Medical Ethics
A handy guide to identifying, analyzing, and resolving ethical issues that arise in international medicine

Wall, Anji E.

Brandeis University Press
Polygamy in Primetime
Media, Gender, and Politics in Mormon Fundamentalism

Women's Studies
A provocative look at the costs and benefits of polygamy among western fundamentalist Mormon women

Bennion, Janet

University of New Hampshire Press
Fever Reading
Affect and Reading Badly in the Early American Public Sphere

Literary Criticism - American
An intricate account of how the early U.S. public sphere was shaped by debates over “good” and “bad” forms of reading, including pornographic reading, scandal reading, and religious reading

Millner, Michael

University of New Hampshire Press
Transatlantic Women
Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers and Great Britain

Literary Criticism - American
Highlights the social and textual complexity of the transatlantic world for American women writers

Lueck, Beth L., Brigitte Bailey, and Lucinda L. Damon-Bach, eds.

Brandeis University Press
Religion and Jewish Identity in the Soviet Union, 1941–1964
Jewish Studies
Unearths the roots of a national awakening among Soviet Jews during World War II and its aftermath

Altshuler, Mordechai

Brandeis University Press
Jews Welcome Coffee
Tradition and Innovation in Early Modern Germany

Jewish Studies
A lively look at how coffee affected Jewish life in early modern Germany

Liberles, Robert

Brandeis University Press
Shuva
The Future of the Jewish Past

Jewish Studies
Offers a roadmap for revitalizing the connection between the Jewish people and the Jewish past

Kurtzer, Yehuda

Brandeis University Press
The Besht
Magician, Mystic, and Leader

Jewish Studies / Biography / Jewish History
Now available in English, a provocative new biography of the founder of Hasidism

Etkes, Immanuel

Brandeis University Press
Through the Sands of Time
A History of the Jewish Community of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Jewish Studies
An enlightening look at a unique and remarkable Jewish community

Cohen, Judah M.

Brandeis University Press
Fertility and Jewish Law
Feminist Perspectives on Orthodox Responsa Literature

Jewish Studies / Women's Studies
A comprehensive comparative study of Jewish law on contemporary reproductive issues from a gender perspective

Irshai, Ronit

Brandeis University Press
Self-Determination and Women’s Rights in Muslim Societies
Women's Studies / Islam
An interdisciplinary anthology on the intersections of gender, Islam, and law

Raghavan, Chitra, James P. Levine, eds. and Jeremy Travis, fwd.

Northeastern University Press
Identity Thieves
Motives and Methods

Criminology
The first book to examine identity theft from the offender’s perspective

Copes, Heith and Lynne M. Vieraitis

Northeastern University Press
The Future of Batterer Programs
Reassessing Evidence-Based Practice

Criminology
A critical assessment of the research related to batterer programs with recommendations for heightened engagement of men, ongoing risk management, and better coordination of courts and services

Gondolf, Edward W.

Northeastern University Press
The Death of the American Death Penalty
States Still Leading the Way

Criminology / Death Penalty
An up-to-date study of state-level developments regarding the death penalty

Koch, Larry W., Colin Wark, and John F. Galliher

Dartmouth College Press
Travels in Intermedia[lity]
ReBlurring the Boundaries

Film, TV, Visual Culture / Criticism
The cooperation and collaboration between media, art forms, and cultural studies

Herzogenrath, Bernd, ed.

Dartmouth College Press
Framed Spaces
Photography and Memory in Contemporary Installation Art

Art Criticism & Theory / Modern Art
A study of the relationship between photography and installation art

McTighe, Monica E.

Dartmouth College Press
Dwelling in American
Dissent, Empire, and Globalization

American History / Criticism
An original critique of the idea of American empire in the twenty-first century

Muthyala, John

Dartmouth College Press
Letter to Beaumont, Letters Written from the Mountain, and Related Writings
Trans. from the French

Philosophy / Literary Criticism - French
Rousseau’s responses to the religious and political critics of his works

Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Christopher Kelly and Eve Grace, eds. Christopher Kelly and Judith R. Bush, trans.

Dartmouth College Press
Rousseau, Judge of Jean-Jacques: Dialogues
Trans. from the French

Philosophy / Biography / Literary Criticism - French
Rousseau’s complete work, unified in English for the first time, premiers with an original translation of his Dialogues

Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Judith R. Bush, Christopher Kelly, and Roger D. Masters, trans.

Hood Museum of Art
Nature Transformed
Edward Burtynsky’s Vermont Quarry Photographs in Context

Photography / New England History / Geography & Geology
An interdisciplinary study framing Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky’s quarry images

Bianco, Juliette and Pieter Broucke

Hood Museum of Art
Men of Fire
José Clemente Orozco and Jackson Pollock

Art History
The first scholarly foray into the artistic relationship between the Mexican muralist and the American abstract expressionist

Hood Museum of Art

Mylan Publishing
Mylan
50 Years of Unconventional Success, Making Quality Medicine Affordable and Accessible

Medicine & Public Health / Pharmacology
The story of Mylan, one of the world’s leading generic and specialty pharmaceutical companies

April 2012
Seaman, John and John T. Landry

Adelson Galleries
Once Upon an Island
Stephen Scott Young in the Bahamas

Art / Contemporary Art
A richly illustrated compendium of the artist’s work in the Bahamas

Gerdts, William H.

Chipstone Foundation
American Furniture 2011
Furniture / Decorative Arts & Material Culture
An annual publication forging a link between social history, American studies, and the decorative arts

Beckerdite, Luke, ed.

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth
The Relic
A Novel

Fiction Classics / Portuguese Literature
A satiric masterpiece, one of the funniest novels in European literature, and a profound critique of religion, science, and history

Eça de Queirós, José Maria De

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth
Maiden and Modest
A Renaissance Pastoral Romance

Fiction Classics
The first Iberian pastoral romance, a feminine narrative that is a revealing meditation on love and longing

Ribeiro, Bernardim, Gregory Rabassa, trns. and Earl E. Fitz, pref.

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth
Home Is an Island
A Novel

Fiction & Literature / Portuguese American Literature
On an island in the Azores, a young Portuguese boy comes of age, discovering love and literature before he departs for America

Lewis, Alfred, and Devin Nunes, fwd.

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth
The Marriage of the Portuguese
Expanded Edition

Poetry / Portuguese American Literature
Offering the dilemma of the hyphenated American, these poems speak from a place of beauty between two worlds, the old and the new

Pereira, Sam, and Frank X. Gaspar, fwd.

Tagus Press at UMass Dartmouth
Economies of Relation
Money and Personalism in the Lusophone World

Essays / Luso-Brazilian Studies
A collection of provocative and insightful essays on the representations of money in Brazil and the Lusophone world

March 2013
Sansi-Roca, Roger

Wesleyan University Press
Money Shot
Poetry
Pulitzer Prize–winning poet searches for new ways to understand the world in the wake of the Great Recession


July 2012 (new in paper)
Armantrout, Rae

Wesleyan University Press
the new black
Poetry / African-American Studies
A profound and uplifting meditation on the meanings of race and belonging in America

Shockley, Evie

Chaucer Press Books
The Easy Way
A Novel

Fiction & Literature
A Hollywood writer learns what’s important in life after becoming a cop with the L. A. Sheriff’s Department

Weisleder, Stan

Gordian Knot Books
Doctor, Why Does My Face Still Ache?
Getting Relief from Persistent Jaw, Ear, Tooth, and Headache Pain

Health & Fitness / Medicine & Public Health
Solutions for chronic facial pain by leading specialists in pain management

Tanenbaum, Donald R. and S. L. Roistacher

Academia Press Scientific Publishers
The Structure of the Lexicon
Incorporating a cognitive approach in the TCM lexicon, with applications to lexicography, terminology and translation

English Language Studies / Linguistics
One of the few scholarly attempts to reconcile a generatively-based approach to the structure of the lexicon with the cognitive approach of Cognitive Grammar

June 2012
Thelen, Marcel

Academia Press Scientific Publishers
Electronic Power Control
Volume 1: Power Electronics

Physics / Electricity
An indispensable companion for engineers and other specialists in the field of power electronics

June 2012
Pollefliet, Jean

Wesleyan University Press
Tashlinesque
The Hollywood Comedies of Frank Tashlin

Film, TV, Visual Culture / Animation
The long-overdue study of an important American filmmaker

de Seife, Ethan

Wesleyan University Press
When Magoo Flew
The Rise and Fall of Animation Studio UPA

Film, TV, Visual Culture / Animation
The story of the renegade artists who brought modern art to the world of animation

Abraham, Adam

Wesleyan University Press
Reel History
The Lost Archive of Juma Sultan and the Aboriginal Music Society

Music / Jazz
Striking visual account of jazz in the 1960s and 1970s

Farina, Stephen

Wesleyan University Press
Always in Trouble
An Oral History of ESP-Disk’, the Most Outrageous Record Label in America

Music
You never heard such sounds in your life

Weiss, Jason

Wesleyan University Press
Animals Erased
Discourse, Ecology, and Reconnection with the Natural World

Linguistics / Human Ecology
A linguist explores our relationships with animals and the natural world

Stibbe, Arran

Wesleyan University Press
Hidden in Plain Sight
A Deep Traveler Explores Connecticut

Travel & Tourism / Connecticut
The art of discovering cultural and natural treasures in everyday landscapes

Leff, David K.

Wesleyan University Press
Fly Fishing in Connecticut
A Guide for Beginners

Fishing / Connecticut
Provides the essentials to launch a personal journey into the world of fly fishing

Murphy, Kevin

Wesleyan University Press
Sunken Garden Poetry
1992–2011

Poetry
A poetry anthology celebrating the first 20 years of the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

Davis, Brad, ed., Rennie McQuilkin and Lary Bloom, intro.

Wesleyan University Press
The Great Camouflage
Writings of Dissent (1941–1945)

Trans. from the French

Essays / French Literature
A new and complete English translation

Césaire, Suzanne, Daniel Maximin, ed., and Keith L. Walker, intro. & trs.

Wesleyan University Press
Eleven More American Women Poets in the 21st Century
Poetics Across North America

Poetry / Poetry Criticism / Women's Studies
The ideal introduction to eleven of today’s most engaging women poets

Rankine, Claudia and Lisa Sewell, eds.

Wesleyan University Press
Watchword
Bilingual Spanish-English ed.

Poetry
Intimate, intense poems forge a language for life when life is at stake

López Colomé, Pura; Forrest Gander, Trans.

Wesleyan University Press
Starboard Wine
More Notes on the Language of Science Fiction

Literary Criticism / Science Fiction
The long-awaited reissue of a classic work of criticism -- revised and expanded

Delany, Samuel R., and Matthew Cheney, intro.

Wesleyan University Press
The Time Ship
A Chrononautical Journey

Fiction & Literature / Science Fiction
Globe-trotting scientists pursue immortality and love in the world’s first time machine

Gaspar, Enrique, Yolanda Molina-Galiván and Andrea L. Bell, intro. & trs.

Wesleyan University Press
What Is Amazing
Poetry
Poems stunned by the world and their presence in it

Christle, Heather

Four Way Books
The Pretty Girl
Novella and Stories

Fiction & Literature
“Twelve bell towers with twelve clocks with twenty-four spindly hands telling the time.”

Spark, Debra

Four Way Books
How the Losers Love What’s Lost
Poetry
“The one gone thing goes on being gone.”

Frank, Patrick Ryan

Four Way Books
The Always Broken Plates of Mountains
Poetry
“We are so harmed we are beautiful…”

McLarney, Rose

Four Way Books
Happily
Poetry
“I gripped my strangeness hard/ to feel the pulse in it.”

Aleshire, Joan

Four Way Books
Nocturnes of the Brothel of Ruin
Poetry
“my body/ is a mortal moon/ of water”

Donnelly, Patrick

Cavankerry Press
American Rhapsody
Poetry
An elegy to the author’s parents and to America past and present

Stone, Carole

Cavankerry Press
The One Fifteen to Penn Station
Poetry
Family, friendships, the fear of uncertainty and the regret and damage from the choices we make

Carey, Kevin

Cavankerry Press
Motherhood Exaggerated
Memoir / Prose
When eight-year-old Nadia cracks her jaw on a piece of Halloween candy unmasking a rare bone cancer, mother and daughter are launched on a revelatory journey of treatment, recovery and survival

Hannan, Judith, Alan M. Dershowitz, fwd. and Leonard Wexler, M.D., med. intr.

Nightboat Books
Inmost
Poetry
In these haunting lyrics, Fisher weighs the proximity, physical no less than linguistic, of nurture and violence

Fisher, Jessica and Kimiko Hahn, preface

Nightboat Books
This Constellation Is a Name
Collected Poems 1965–2010

Poetry
A landmark volume gathering 45 years of work by one of our leading poets

Heller, Michael

Nightboat Books
Partially Kept
Poetry
A meditation on language and loss–and the partial nature of both–from a leading contemporary poet

April 2012
Ronk, Martha

Nightboat Books
The Obituary
Fiction & Literature
A haunting new novel from the author of My Paris

Scott, Gail

Sheep Meadow Press
Just Look at the Dancers
Canticles, Fumes, Monostichs

Poetry
A new collection from an incomparable stylist of rare genius and an exacting sensibility

Middleton, Christopher

Sheep Meadow Press
Toward Babel
Poems and A Memoir

Poetry / Memoir
In a single, bilingual volume Shmueli’s poetry, prose, and an important early memoir

June 2012
Shmueli, Ilana, and Susan Gillespie, trs.

Sheep Meadow Press
Between Here and Monkey Mountain
Poems

Poetry
poetry poetry poetry poetry poetry

McClung, Laren

Sheep Meadow Press
Pebble & I
Poems

Poetry
Arguably the best living English poet at the height of his power

Fuller, John

Sheep Meadow Press
Strange Nursery
Poems

Poetry
Breathtaking, rigorous new poems that wrestle with history, myth, devils, angels and self

June 2012
Schor, Esther

Sheep Meadow Press
The Definition of Joy
Poems

Poetry
“Joy Ladin sends spies into the Promised Land.”

Ladin, Joy

Saturnalia Books
The Girls of Peculiar
Poetry

Poetry
The newest offering, full of wit and wisdom, from the award-winning author of Famous Last Words

Pierce, Catherine

Saturnalia Books
My Scarlet Ways
Poetry

Poetry
A stunning new voice of erotic devastation

Larkin, Tanya


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