"Mauricio Antón is one of the best paleoartists. What sets him apart is the fact that he is a great carnivore paleontologist in his own right. Probably no one else has thought more about sabertooth than he has. As a result, his illustrations often demonstrate a particular behavior of the extinct mammal that he has personally researched or display a unique point of view." —Xiaoming Wang, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
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"An important and powerful work that speaks to Mordecai M. Kaplan's position as perhaps the most significant Jewish thinker of the twentieth century. ... Scult shows Kaplan's theology to be imbued with American values of democracy and individualism." —Deborah Dash Moore, coeditor of Gender and Jewish History
"A concise historical reconstruction of one of the most publicized and notorious ritual murder trials in the modern world. Written in a clear and engaging style, the book analyzes a wide array of archival and published primary documents ... all of which help capture the drama and complexity of the Beilis case." —Eugene M. Avrutin, author of Jews and the Imperial State: Identification Politics in Tsarist Russia
Judaism, Liberalism, and Political Theology provides the first broad encounter between modern Jewish thought and recent developments in political theology. In opposition to impetuous associations of Judaism and liberalism and charges that Judaism cannot engender a universal political order, the essays in this volume propose a new and richly detailed engagement between Judaism and the political.
"Simply put, it's the most daring book I have read on African development." —Abdi I. Samatar, University of Minnesota
"In a world where HIV treatment has transformed the political and embodied landscape of the disease, this important book addresses the understudied gendered politics of HIV treatment." —Mark Hunter, University of Toronto
"These essays affirm the importance of women performers and the importance of the songs in articulating women's issues in the Sahel region of Africa today." —Mildred Mortimer, University of Colorado, Boulder
This landmark collection by an international group of scholars and public intellectuals represents a major reassessment of French colonial culture and how it continues to inform thinking about history, memory, and identity.
Newly updated and expanded with over 250 new composers, this incomparable resource expertly guides readers to solo piano literature. Featuring information for more than 2,000 composers, the fourth edition includes enhanced indexes. The new “Hinson” will be an indispensable guide for many years to come.
"Gamburd’s political ethnography of this disaster is brilliant, poignant, and will help anthropology in its nascent theorizing of disaster, and will help all of those who want to understand how people make sense and recover from disaster." —David L. Brunsma, Virginia Tech