This Week’s New Books: Now in Paperback–Collecting Across Cultures, On The Move for Love, and Paying the Toll

Collecting Across Cultures
Collecting Across Cultures: Material Exchanges in the Early Modern Atlantic World

Edited by Daniela Bleichmar and Peter C. Mancall

392 pages | 7 x 10 | 12 color, 65 b/w illus.

Cloth 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4305-5 | $49.95 | £32.50

Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2220-3 | $29.95 | £19.50

A volume in the Early Modern Americas series

Authored by historians, art historians, and historians of science working in the United States, Europe, and South America, each of the fourteen essays in Collecting Across Cultures explores a specific aspect of the history of collecting, collections, or collectors in the early modern period. Read more . . .

On the Move for Love
On the Move for Love: Migrant Entertainers and the U.S. Military in South Korea

Sealing Cheng

304 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 illus.

Cloth 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4217-1 | $55.00 | £36.00

Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2277-7 | $26.50 | £17.50

A volume in the Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights series

Following the lives of a group of migrant Filipinas who worked as entertainers in South Korea and then journeyed to other parts of Asia, Europe, and the U.S., this ethnography provides a look at how work, sex, love, and ambition in migrants' lives intersect with larger issues of transnationalism, identity, and global hierarchies of inequality. Read more . . .

Paying the Toll
Paying the Toll: Local Power, Regional Politics, and the Golden Gate Bridge

Louise Nelson Dyble

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 29 illus.

Cloth 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4147-1 | $45.00 | £29.50

Paper Aug 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2278-4 | $24.95 | £16.50

A volume in the American Business, Politics, and Society series

Drawing on previously unavailable archives, Paying the Toll describes the high-stakes struggles for control of the Golden Gate Bridge, and offers a rare inside look at the powerful and secretive agency that built a regional transportation empire with its toll revenue. Read more . . .

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