This Week’s New Books: The Black Urban Atlantic, Gender and War, Representation, and More

The Black Urban Atlantic in the Age of the Slave Trade
The Black Urban Atlantic in the Age of the Slave Trade

Edited by Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra, Matt D. Childs, and James Sidbury

376 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 illus.

Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4510-3 | $59.95 | £39.00

A volume in the Early Modern Americas series

In The Black Urban Atlantic, eleven original essays by leading scholars from the United States, Europe, and Latin America chronicle the black experience in Atlantic ports, providing a rich and diverse portrait of the ways in which Africans experienced urban life during the era of plantation slavery. Read more . . .

Sex and International Tribunals
Sex and International Tribunals: The Erasure of Gender from the War Narrative

Chiseche Salome Mibenge

256 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4518-9 | $55.00 | £36.00

A volume in the Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights series

Chiseche Salome Mibenge applies stringent analysis to the humanitarian but flawed legal narratives of sexual violence in Rwanda and Sierra Leone, calling for more nuanced analysis of how gender shapes violence and access to justice for survivors. Read more . . .

Representation: Elections and Beyond

Edited by Jack H. Nagel and Rogers M. Smith

328 pages | 6 x 9 | 13 illus.

Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4514-1 | $75.00 | £49.00

A volume in the Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism series

Featuring twelve essays that engage with national, provincial, and municipal governments across three continents, Representation examines the core elements and challenges of fair, effective political institutions, providing an invaluable roadmap to better democratic representation in the twenty-first century. Read more . . .

Now in Paperback
The Empire Reformed
The Empire Reformed: English America in the Age of the Glorious Revolution

Owen Stanwood

288 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 illus.

Cloth 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4341-3 | $45.00 | £29.50

Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2283-8 | $24.95 | £16.50

A volume in the Early American Studies series

The Empire Reformed describes how, in the era of the Glorious Revolution, imperial leaders and colonial subjects created new political bonds based on their common desire to save English America from the designs of French "papists" and their "savage" Indian allies. Read more . . .

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