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Books released during the week of April 13, 2015

The Great Mother: An Analysis of the Archetype<br>Erich Neumann<br>Translated by Ralph Manheim<br>With a new foreword by Martin Liebscher The Great Mother:
An Analysis of the Archetype
Erich Neumann
Translated by Ralph Manheim
With a new foreword by Martin Liebscher

"Neumann's creative intuition has enabled him to read in these records of the past a content and meaning that throws a beam of light on the psychological history of [hu]mankind."--Journal of Analytical Psychology
Paperback | 2015 | $29.95 / £19.95
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Modern Observational Physical Oceanography: Understanding the Global Ocean<br>Carl Wunsch Modern Observational Physical Oceanography:
Understanding the Global Ocean
Carl Wunsch

"Anyone with a serious interest in understanding the oceans will want to own a copy of Wunsch's book. Its treatment of what is really known about the ocean is the fruit of a lifetime of effort by Wunsch in obtaining, analyzing, interpreting, and critically evaluating oceanic observations. This authoritative and helpfully opinionated book is a must-read for every oceanographer."--Joe Pedlosky, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Hardcover | 2015 | $99.50 / £69.95
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Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs<br>Lauren A. Rivera Pedigree:
How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs
Lauren A. Rivera

"In this riveting account of how the nation's top investment banks, consultancies, and law firms choose employees, Lauren Rivera goes inside the recruitment process, interviewing the interviewers and sitting in on their decision meetings. This eye-opening book exposes how the American elite keep the best jobs for themselves."--Frank Dobbin, author of Inventing Equal Opportunity
Hardcover | 2015 | $35.00 / £24.95
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The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece<br>Josiah Ober The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece
Josiah Ober

"[T]his could turn out to be Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire for classical Greece."--Jonathan Sturgeon, Flavorwire
Hardcover | 2015 | $35.00 / £24.95

Teaching Plato in Palestine: Philosophy in a Divided World<br>Carlos Fraenkel<br>Foreword by Michael Walzer Teaching Plato in Palestine:
Philosophy in a Divided World
Carlos Fraenkel
Foreword by Michael Walzer

"Carlos Fraenkel thinks that philosophy is essential to a culture of debate that gets us out of our cultural, religious, and intellectual cloisters. We understand ourselves by arguing with others, and understand others by arguing with ourselves. Fraenkel takes these convictions out of the classroom and tests them around the world—from Makassar to East Jerusalem, from Bahia to Brooklyn. The result is a wonderful, engaging, and readable book about the power of philosophy."--Joshua Cohen, coeditor of The Norton Introduction to Philosophy
Hardcover | 2015 | $27.95 / £19.95
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Books released during the week of April 6, 2015

A Century of Genocide: Utopias of Race and Nation, Updated edition<br>Eric D. Weitz A Century of Genocide:
Utopias of Race and Nation
Updated edition
Eric D. Weitz
With a new preface by the author

"There is much new in Weitz's analysis and his isolation of the common mechanisms of state-sponsored genocide is an invaluable contribution to the literature on the subject. . . . Despite its analytical and reasoned approach, this work cannot be read without feeling outrage, despair and horror. Weitz's work raises profound questions about the human capacity for violence."--Publishers Weekly
Paperback | 2015 | $24.95 / £16.95
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The Essential Hirschman<br>Albert O. Hirschman<br>Edited and with an introduction by Jeremy Adelman<br>Afterword by Emma Rothschild & Amartya Sen The Essential Hirschman
Albert O. Hirschman
Edited and with an introduction by Jeremy Adelman
Afterword by Emma Rothschild & Amartya Sen

"Adelman . . . has done an excellent job of bringing together articles that express Hirschman's skepticism, as well as brilliant observation, often consisting of brilliant juxtapositions of unlikely sources. . . . [T]hose who do sink their teeth into this work will be highly rewarded."--Choice
Paperback | 2015 | $24.95 / £16.95
Hardcover | 2013 | $29.95 / £19.95
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The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority<br>Madeline Y. Hsu The Good Immigrants:
How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority
Madeline Y. Hsu

"'America is a land of immigrants'--so true. But the state determines who it wants and doesn't want in decidedly unsentimental ways. Hsu's deeply researched and empathetically narrated history reveals how racial thinking, economic need, and international politics transformed the Chinese from being mostly undesirable to selectively welcomed and celebrated. This is an important study of personal experiences and policy in Cold War America."--Gordon H. Chang, Stanford University
Hardcover | 2015 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Human Nature & Jewish Thought: Judaism's Case for Why Persons Matter<br>Alan L. Mittleman Human Nature & Jewish Thought:
Judaism's Case for Why Persons Matter
Alan L. Mittleman

"This book is lucid, deeply erudite, and significant. In bringing Jewish sources into conversation with contemporary scientific claims about human nature, Alan Mittleman makes a strong and lively argument for the enduring centrality of human dignity, the profound possibilities of human life, and the importance of considering Jewish voices in ongoing debates about human nature. Anyone interested in Jewish thought, what it means to be human, or both, will benefit and learn a great deal from this wonderful work."--Leora F. Batnitzky, Princeton University
Hardcover | 2015 | $27.95 / £19.95
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The Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals, Second edition<br>Jonathan Kingdon The Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals
Second edition
Jonathan Kingdon

Praise for the previous edition: "Travellers and students of wildlife should take notice—this volume sets the standard for the field. . . . This is quite simply a superb and authoritative work by an author of unsurpassed credentials and talent for his task. Everybody will delight in it."--Mark Pagel, Nature
Paperback | 2015 | $49.50
For sale only in the United States, Canada, and the Phillipines

Life's Engines: How Microbes Made Earth Habitable<br>Paul G. Falkowski Life's Engines:
How Microbes Made Earth Habitable
Paul G. Falkowski

"In this brilliant book, Falkowski explores the hidden world of microbes from the intertwined perspectives of a researcher deeply versed in both Earth and life sciences, taking us on an epic journey from the origins of life to the birth of our own species. Life’s Engines is an engaging, revelatory read."--Robert M. Hazen, author of The Story of Earth
Hardcover | 2015 | $24.95 / £16.95
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The Muqaddimah: An Introduction to History, Abridged edition<br>Ibn Khaldûn<br>Translated and introduced by Franz Rosenthal<br>Abridged and edited by N. J. Dawood<br>
With an introduction by Bruce B. Lawrence The Muqaddimah:
An Introduction to History
Abridged edition
Ibn Khaldûn
Translated and introduced by Franz Rosenthal
Abridged and edited by N. J. Dawood
With an introduction by Bruce B. Lawrence

"Ibn Khaldûn, the great 14th-century Arab scholar, is the most authoritative and most beguiling of Arabic polymaths…. His learning and ideas have an astonishingly modern relevance. His encyclopaedic work is a wonderfully readable mixture of history, sociology, ethnography, economics, science, art, literature, cookery, and medicine."--Iain Finlayson, Times
Paperback | 2015 | $24.95 / £16.95

Nations under God: How Churches Use Moral Authority to Influence Policy<br>Anna Grzymała-Busse Nations under God:
How Churches Use Moral Authority to Influence Policy
Anna Grzymała-Busse

"In this excellent book, Anna Grzymala-Busse demonstrates that the policy influence of organized religion in democracies depends not on the population's religiosity but on the church's moral authority within the political community, constructed over the course of national history. The originality of the argument, the methodological sophistication of the research, and the extensive historical and comparative evidentiary basis for the book's conclusions all make Nations under God an example of comparative politics at its best. The book is likely to serve as an essential point of reference for future work on the multifaceted and often uneasy relationship between religion and politics in modern democracies."--Giovanni Capoccia, University of Oxford
Paperback | 2015 | $29.95 / £19.95
Hardcover | 2015 | $95.00 / £65.00
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Note Book<br>Jeff Nunokawa Note Book
Jeff Nunokawa

"[A] winning look at how people connect, or attempt to connect, in person and online."--Publishers Weekly
Hardcover | 2015 | $29.95 / £19.95
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The Politics of Precaution: Regulating Health, Safety, and Environmental Risks in Europe and the United States<br>David Vogel The Politics of Precaution:
Regulating Health, Safety, and Environmental Risks in Europe and the United States
David Vogel

"The Politics of Precaution was an engaging and well researched work which raises fascinating questions about comparative policy change."--Natalie Beinisch, LSE Politics and Policy blog
Paperback | 2015 | $24.95 / £16.95
Hardcover | 2012 | $42.00 / £28.95
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The Proof and the Pudding: What Mathematicians, Cooks, and You Have in Common<br>Jim Henle The Proof and the Pudding:
What Mathematicians, Cooks, and You Have in Common
Jim Henle

"If you're a fan of Julia Child or Martin Gardner--who respectively proved that anyone can have fun preparing fancy food and doing real mathematics--you'll enjoy this playful yet passionate romp from Jim Henle. It's stuffed with tasty treats and ingenious ideas for further explorations, both in the kitchen and with pencil and paper, and draws many thought-providing parallels between two fields not often considered in the same mouthful."--Colm Mulcahy, author of Mathematical Card Magic: Fifty-Two New Effects
Hardcover | 2015 | $26.95 / £18.95
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Social Evolution and Inclusive Fitness Theory: An Introduction<br>James A. R. Marshall Social Evolution and Inclusive Fitness Theory:
An Introduction
James A. R. Marshall

"Inclusive fitness theory has proved a powerful framework for understanding the evolution of biological systems. Marshall's book provides a comprehensive introduction to a frequently misunderstood and maligned method. This is an important book for anyone that wants to understand evolutionary biology, both theorists and empiricists alike."--Kevin Foster, University of Oxford
Hardcover | 2015 | $39.95 / £27.95
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Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe<br>Richard Alba & Nancy Foner Strangers No More:
Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe
Richard Alba & Nancy Foner

"This brilliant book, by two of the most eminent scholars of immigration, compares the integration of immigrants on both sides of the Atlantic. Alba and Foner provide a cogent account of the history, sociology, economics, and politics of immigrant integration, and challenge many things we thought we knew about the subject. This is a tour de force."--Mary C. Waters, Harvard University
Hardcover | 2015 | $35.00 / £24.95
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Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age<br>W. Bernard Carlson Tesla:
Inventor of the Electrical Age
W. Bernard Carlson

"[An] assiduous, endlessly patient biography. . . . In Carlson's eyes, Tesla's relationship with modernity in all its forms--its fixation with progress and explanation, capital and connection, but also its fragmentation of narrative and self--is more complex and revealing than even the conspiracy nuts have imagined."--Richard Barnett, London Review of Books
Paperback | 2015 | $19.95 / £13.95
Hardcover | 2013 | $29.95 / £19.95
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War and Democratic Constraint: How the Public Influences Foreign Policy<br>Matthew A. Baum & Philip B. K. Potter War and Democratic Constraint:
How the Public Influences Foreign Policy
Matthew A. Baum & Philip B. K. Potter

"Taking us past democratic peace and other generalizations, Baum and Potter present a comparative and differentiated analysis that insightfully explains variations in the politics of the use of force among democracies, and integrates systemic factors including national political institutions and the interactions of the media, elites, and general public."--Bruce W. Jentleson, Duke University
Paperback | 2015 | $29.95 / £19.95
Hardcover | 2015 | $95.00 / £65.00
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Books released during the week of March 30, 2015

A Class by Herself: Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890s–1990s<br>Nancy Woloch A Class by Herself:
Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890s–1990s
Nancy Woloch

"A monumental contribution to the history of gendered labor law, Woloch's clear and authoritative guide to this complex topic provides a solid foundation for future scholars. Its commanding perspective offers effective summaries, astute interpretations, and thoughtful connections across a century of social, economic, and political change. This is a book of enduring value to historians, legal scholars, and everyone interested in fairness in the workplace."--Kathryn Kish Sklar, author of Florence Kelley and the Nation's Work
Hardcover | 2015 | $39.50 / £27.95
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The Globalization of Inequality<br>François Bourguignon<br>Translated by Thomas Scott-Railton The Globalization of Inequality
François Bourguignon
Translated by Thomas Scott-Railton

"In this season of tomes on inequality, François Bourguignon's book stands out for its ability to combine global sweep with attention to minutiae, its passionate concern for the world's burgeoning inequality, and dispassionate analysis of the causes behind these growing disparities. An amazing amount can be learned from this slim volume on inequality within and across nations."--Kaushik Basu, chief economist and senior vice president of the World Bank
Hardcover | 2015 | $27.95 / £19.95
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Books released during the week of March 23, 2015

Britain's Hoverflies: A Field Guide<br>Revised and Updated Second edition<br>Stuart Ball & Roger Morris Britain's Hoverflies:
A Field Guide
Revised and Updated Second edition
Stuart Ball & Roger Morris

Praise for the previous edition: "[W]onderfully informative. . . . [T]he book is billed on the front cover as An introduction to the Hoverflies of Britain. But it's rather better than a simple introduction--in fact it is quite complete, covering each of the 70 genera to occur in Britain and 165 of the commoner species that one is likely to find within our shores, giving the prospective reader more than enough material to go at and thus proving quite brilliant for the mere mortals of hoverfly identification such as me. . . . This particular group of insects has been crying out for a modern and comprehensive field guide of high quality for years, and finally it is here. Go and buy it--it's essential!"--Josh Jones, BirdGuides
Paperback | 2015 | $35.00 / £24.95
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The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein, Volume 14: The Berlin Years: Writings & Correspondence, April 1923–May 1925<br>Documentary edition<br>Albert Einstein<br>Edited by Diana Kormos Buchwald, József Illy, Ze’ev Rosenkranz, Tilman Sauer & Osik Moses The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein, Volume 14:
The Berlin Years: Writings & Correspondence, April 1923–May 1925
Documentary edition
Albert Einstein
Edited by Diana Kormos Buchwald, József Illy, Ze’ev Rosenkranz, Tilman Sauer & Osik Moses

The more than one thousand letters and several dozen writings included in this volume cover the years immediately before the final formulation of new quantum mechanics. The discovery of the Compton effect in 1923 vindicates Einstein’s light quantum hypothesis. Niels Bohr still criticizes Einstein’s conception of light quanta and advances an alternative theory, but Walther Bothe and Hans Geiger perform a difficult experiment that decides in favor of Einstein’s theory. At the same time, Satyendranath Bose sends a new quantum theoretical derivation of Planck’s law to Einstein and he discovers what is now known as Bose-Einstein condensation. Einstein attempts to reformulate a unified theory of the gravitational and electromagnetic fields.
Hardcover | 2015 | $140.00 / £97.00

Efficiently Inefficient: How Smart Money Invests and Market Prices Are Determined<br>Lasse Heje Pedersen Efficiently Inefficient:
How Smart Money Invests and Market Prices Are Determined
Lasse Heje Pedersen

"This valuable and intriguing book provides a contemporary survey of investments across a wide spectrum of asset classes and strategies. Combining a wonderful narrative with a rigorous analytical structure, Efficiently Inefficient serves the needs of students, serious investors, and professionals. It is an important contribution to the investment literature."--Gary P. Brinson, CFA, GP Brinson Investments
Hardcover | 2015 | $45.00 / £30.95
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Skies of Parchment, Seas of Ink: Jewish Illuminated Manuscripts<br>Edited by Marc Michael Epstein<br>With contributions by Eva Frojmovic, Jenna Siman Jacobs, Hartley Lachter, Shalom Sabar, Raymond P. Scheindlin, Ágnes Vető, Susan Vick, Barbara Wolff & Diane Wolfthal Skies of Parchment, Seas of Ink:
Jewish Illuminated Manuscripts
Edited by Marc Michael Epstein
With contributions by Eva Frojmovic, Jenna Siman Jacobs, Hartley Lachter, Shalom Sabar, Raymond P. Scheindlin, Ágnes Vető, Susan Vick, Barbara Wolff & Diane Wolfthal

"There is simply no other book like this. Enlightening, accessible, and superbly written in a clear and jargon-free style, it makes a much-needed contribution to our knowledge of Jewish visual and literary cultures. It will no doubt be a coveted volume."--Maya Balakirsky Katz, Touro College
Hardcover | 2015 | $60.00 / £41.95

Books released during the week of March 16, 2015

The Enlightenment: History of an Idea<br>Updated edition<br>Vincenzo Ferrone<br>With a new afterword by the author<br>Translated by Elisabetta Tarantino The Enlightenment:
History of an Idea
Updated edition
Vincenzo Ferrone
With a new afterword by the author
Translated by Elisabetta Tarantino

"Ferrone's compelling and courageous effort to disentangle the conceptions of the Enlightenment advanced by historians and philosophers since the eighteenth century results in a volume indispensable to historians and philosophers alike--and especially all those interested in how the late Enlightenment's 'laboratory of modernity' gave rise to and continues to shape our understanding of humanism today."--Ryan Patrick Hanley, author of Adam Smith and the Character of Virtue
Hardcover | 2015 | $29.95 / £19.95
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How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-Extinction<br>Beth Shapiro How to Clone a Mammoth:
The Science of De-Extinction
Beth Shapiro

"[Shapiro] goes to great lengths to demystify the art and science of cloning."--Kirkus Reviews
Hardcover | 2015 | $24.95 / £16.95
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Mathematical Methods in Elasticity Imaging<br>Habib Ammari, Elie Bretin, Josselin Garnier, Hyeonbae Kang, Hyundae Lee & Abdul Wahab Mathematical Methods in Elasticity Imaging
Habib Ammari, Elie Bretin, Josselin Garnier, Hyeonbae Kang, Hyundae Lee & Abdul Wahab

"This book covers recent mathematical, numerical, and statistical approaches for elasticity imaging of inclusions and cracks. A precise and timely book, it is easy to follow and will interest readers."--Yanyan Li, Rutgers University
Hardcover | 2015 | $65.00 / £44.95
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Books released during the week of March 9, 2015

Britain's Butterflies: A Field Guide to the Butterflies of Britain and Ireland<br>Fully Revised and Updated Third edition<br>David Newland, Robert Still, Andy Swash & David Tomlinson Britain's Butterflies:
A Field Guide to the Butterflies of Britain and Ireland
Fully Revised and Updated Third edition
David Newland, Robert Still, Andy Swash & David Tomlinson

Praise for the previous edition: "Undoubtedly this book is one of the best and could be used to help one find and then identify Britain's butterflies with confidence."--Nick Bowles, Atropos
Paperback | 2015 | $25.95 / £17.95
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Islamic Political Thought: An Introduction<br>Edited by Gerhard Bowering Islamic Political Thought:
An Introduction
Edited by Gerhard Bowering

Praise for Princeton's previous edition:"[L]ucid and engaging . . . Enlightening and challenging . . . [A] work of high-quality erudition packaged in an accessible manner which will benefit a wider readership."--Times Literary Supplement
Paperback | 2015 | $24.95 / £16.95
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The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century<br>Updated edition<br>Angela E. Stent<br>With a new chapter by the author The Limits of Partnership:
U.S.-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century
Updated edition
Angela E. Stent
With a new chapter by the author

"In her largely chronological account of U.S.-Russian relations since 1990, Ms. Stent gives a comprehensive overview of the obstacles that have prevented a closer relationship."--Yascha Mount, Wall Street Journal
Paperback | 2015 | $24.95 / £16.95
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The Second Red Scare and the Unmaking of the New Deal Left<br>Landon R. Y. Storrs The Second Red Scare and the Unmaking of the New Deal Left
Landon R. Y. Storrs

"[I]mportant, portentous work . . . the means by which the once powerful American Left was reduced to stigmatized impotence were far from pretty. In fact, Storrs argues convincingly that historians have yet to grasp just how ugly they were."--David Hawkes, Times Literary Supplement
Paperback | 2015 | $27.95 / £19.95
Hardcover | 2012 | $39.50 / £27.95
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