Arts and Sciences Books of the Year

Highlights from authors range from history to classroom management, plus music and film, too

The wide range of scholarship among the faculty of the School of Arts and Sciences was on display at the Dean’s Annual Publication Party, hosted on April 23 in the Coolidge Room.

The party honors A&S faculty authors who have published recently. This year’s event also featured newly published musical recordings.

Thomas Philip Abowd. Colonial Jerusalem: The Spatial Construction of Identity and Difference in a City of Myth, 1948–2013. Syracuse University Press, 2014.

Stephen Zavestoski and Julian Agyeman, editors. Incomplete Streets: Processes, Practices and Possibilities. Routledge, 2014.

Jeffrey Ashe and Kyla Jagger Neilan. In Their Own Hands: How Savings Groups are Revolutionizing Development. Berrett-Koehler, 2014.

Ina Baghdiantz McCabe. A History of Global Consumption 1500-1800, second edition. Routledge, 2015.

Nancy Bauer. How to Do Things with Pornography. Harvard University Press, 2015.

Donald Berman, editor. Charles E. Ives, Piano Marches: Shorter Works for Piano, Vol. 1. Ives Society Critical Edition. Peermusic Classical, 2015.

Janda, Kenneth, Jeffrey Berry, Jerry Goldman and Deborah Schildkraut. The Challenge of Democracy: American Government in Global Politics. Cengage Learning, 2015.

Alessandra Campana. Opera and Modern Spectatorship in Late Nineteenth-Century Italy. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Mark DeVoto, editor. A Musical Life in Two Worlds: The Autobiography of Hugo Leichtentritt. Harvard Musical Association, 2014.

Pawan Dhingra and Robyn Rodriguez. Asian America: Sociological and Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Polity Press, 2014.

David Ekbladh, issue editor. Diplomatic History 38: The First World War and its International Legacies, 2014.

Brian Epstein. The Ant Trap: Rebuilding the Foundations of the Social Sciences. Oxford University Press, 2015.

Ioannis Evrigenis. Images of Anarchy: The Rhetoric and Science in Hobbes’s State of Nature. Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Leila Tarazi Fawaz. A Land of Aching Hearts: The Middle East in the Great War. Harvard University Press, 2014.

Ann Sussman and Justin B. Hollander. Cognitive Architecture: Designing for How We Respond to the Built Environment. Routledge, 2015.

Paul Joseph. “Soft” Counterinsurgency: Human Terrain Teams and U.S. Military Strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

Sheldon Krimsky. The GMO Deception. Skyhorse Publishing, 2014.

Richard M. Lerner, editor-in-chief. Handbook of Child Psychology and Developmental Science, seventh edition. Wiley, 2014.

Nan Levinson. War Is Not a Game: The New Antiwar Soldiers and the Movement They Built. Rutgers University Press, 2014.

Steven P. Marrone. A History of Science, Magic and Belief from Medieval to Early Modern Europe. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

Norton, G.W., Alwang, J. and William A. Masters. Economics of Agricultural Development: World Food Systems and Resource Use. Routledge, 2015.

José Antonio Mazzotti, editor. Argos Arequipensis: Libro de homenaje a Raúl Bueno Chávez. RCLL, CELAP y Latinoamericana Editores, 2014.

Andrew McClellan. Jumbo: Marvel, Myth, and Mascot. Tufts University Art Gallery, 2014.

Klaus A. Miczek and Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, editors. Neuroscience of Aggression. Springer, 2014.

Jan A. Pechenik. The Readable Darwin: The Origin of Species Edited for Modern Readers. Sinauer Associates, Inc., 2014.

Hugh Roberts. Berber Government: The Kabyle Polity in Pre-colonial Algeria. I.B. Tauris, 2014.

Hugh Roberts. Algérie-Kabylie: Études et Interventions. Éditions Barzakh, 2014.

W. George Scarlett, editor. The Sage Encyclopedia of Classroom Management. Sage Publications, 2015.

Laurence Senelick and Sergei Pstrovsky, editors. Soviet Theater: A Documentary History. Yale University Press, 2014.

Enrico Spolaore, editor. Culture and Economic Growth. The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics 292, 2014.

Reed Ueda. Crosscurrents: Atlantic and Pacific Migration in the Making of a Global America. Oxford University Press, 2015.

Peter Winn, Steve Stern, Federico Lorenz and Aldo Marchesi. No hay manana sin ayer: Batallas por la memoria historica en el Cono Sur. LOM Ediciones, 2014.

Adriana Zavala. Frida Kahlo’s Garden. With contributions by Robert Bye, Edelmira Linares, Karen Daubmann, Mia D’Avanza, Joanna L. Groarke and Kathryn O’Rourke. DelMonico Books/Prestel, 2015.

Music & Film

Donald Berman. Martin Boykan: Music for Piano (1986-2007). Bridge Records, 2014.

John McDonald, David Claman and Ryan Vigil. Keypunch: Music for 2 and 4 Hands. Albany Records, 2014.

Judith Wechsler. The Passages of Walter Benjamin. Film, 2015.


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