In Brief

The Year in Books in Arts and Sciences

The topics range from economics and history to literature and philosophy
May 1, 2018

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The wide range of research and scholarship pursued by faculty in the School of Arts and Sciences was on display at the Dean’s Annual Publication Party, hosted on April 19 in the Coolidge Room on the Medford/Somerville campus. Among the publications were books by A&S faculty authors from the past year.

Frank Ackerman. Worst-Case Economics : Extreme Events in Climate and Finance. Anthem Press, 2017.

Julian Agyeman, Caitlin Matthews, and Hannah Sobel, editors. Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love. MIT Press, 2017.

Joseph Auner. Music in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries, volume 6 in the series Western Music in Context: A Norton History; Spanish translation by Juan González-Castelao. Akal, 2017.

Laura Hengehold and Nancy Bauer, editors. A Companion to Simone de Beauvoir. Wiley, 2017.

Avner Baz, The Crisis of Method in Contemporary Analytic Philosophy. Oxford University Press, 2017.

Marina Umaschi Bers. Coding as a Playground: Programming and Computational Thinking in the Early Childhood Classroom. Routledge, 2017.

Silvia Bottinelli and Margherita D’Ayala Valva, editors. The Taste of Art: Cooking, Food, and Counterculture in Contemporary Practices. University of Arkansas Press, 2017. 

Gregory Carleton. Russia: the Story of War. Belknap Press / Harvard University Press, 2017.

Heather D. Curtis. Holy Humanitarians: American Evangelicals and Global Aid. Harvard University Press, 2018.

McCaffrey, Katherine T., and Bonnie Donohue. “Killing Mapepe: Race, Sex, and Colonial Politics in Cold War Vieques,” in Caribbean Military Encounters, Shalini Puri and Lara Putnam, editors. Palgrave McMillan, 2017.

Nina Gerassi-Navarro. Women, Travel, and Science in Nineteenth-Century Americas: The Politics of Observation. Palgrave, 2017.

Sebastian Dullien, Neva Goodwin, Jonathan M. Harris, Julie A. Nelson, Brian Roach, and Mariano TorrasMacroeconomics in Context: A European Perspective. Routledge, 2018.

Kelly M. Greenhill and Peter Krause, editors. Coercion: The Power to Hurt in International Politics. Oxford University Press, 2018.

Jonathan M. Harris and Brian RoachEnvironmental and Natural Resource Economics : A Contemporary Approach, fourth edition. Routledge, 2018.

Justin B. Hollander. A Research Agenda for Shrinking Cities. Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018.

Justin B. Hollander. An Ordinary City: Planning for Growth and Decline in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Mike Mandel, People in Cars. Stanley/Barker, 2017.

José Antonio Mazzotti, editor. Escribir en el aire y otros ensayos de Antonio Cornejo Polar. Casa de las Américas, 2017.

José Antonio Mazzotti, editor. Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinomericana 85. Tufts University, 2017.

José Antonio Mazzotti, editor. Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinomericana 86. Tufts University, 2017.

José Antonio Mazzotti, editor. Vocabulario Iskonawa-castellano (con índice alfabético castellano-iskonawa), by Roberto Zariquiey. Revista de Crítica Literaria Latinoamericana, 2018.

Julie A. Nelson. Gender and Risk-Taking: Economics, Evidence and Why the Answer Matters. Routledge, 2018.

Noe Montez, Memory, Transitional Justice, and Theatre in Postdictatorship Argentina. Southern Illinois University Press, 2017.

C.M.M. Olfert. Aristotle on Practical Truth. Oxford University Press, 2017.

Pedro Palou Garcia. El llano en llamas, Pedro Paramo y otras obras en el centenario de su autor. Madrid Iberoamericana, 2017.

Pedro Palou García. En la alcoba de un mundo, El amor y la oscura muerte de Xavier Villaurrutia. Seix Barral, 2017.

Pedro Palou García, et al. Manifiesto del crack (1996), Postmanifiesto del crack (1996-2016). La Pereza, 2017.

Pedro Palou García. La enfermiza apariencia de las figuras de mazapán. Albatros Ediciones, 2018.

Dennis C. Rasmussen. The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought. Princeton University Press, 2017.

Christopher Schmidt-Nowara, editor. A Spanish Prisoner in the Ruins of Napoleon’s Empire: The Diary of Fernando Blanco White’s Flight to Freedom. Louisiana University Press, 2018.

Laurence Senelick. Jacques Offenbach and the Making of Modern Culture. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Georges Feydeau, From Marriage to Divorce. Five One-act Plays of Marital Discord. Translated by Laurence Senelick. Broadway Play Publishing, 2017.

C. Wade, C. Tavris, Sam Sommers and Lisa Shin. Invitation to Psychology, seventh edition. Pearson, 2018.

Michelle Moon and Cathy Stanton. Public History and the Food Movement: Adding the Missing Ingredient. Routledge, 2018.

Vickie B. Sullivan, Montesquieu and the Despotic Ideas of Europe: An Interpretation of the “Spirit of the Laws”. University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Ichiro Takayoshi, editor. American Literature in Transition: 1920-1930. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Reed Ueda. America’s Changing Neighborhoods: An Exploration of Diversity Through Places, three volumes. Greenwood, 2017.

Chantal Zakari. A Catalog of Flags: Academic Strategic Planning. Eighteen Publications, 2018.