Sunbelt Capitalism: Phoenix and the Transformation of American Politics
Elizabeth Tandy Shermer
416 pages | 6 x 9 | 18 illus.
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4470-0 | $49.95 | £32.50
A volume in the Politics and Culture in Modern America series
Historian Elizabeth Tandy Shermer examines how Barry Goldwater and elite Phoenix businessmen used policy and federal funds to fashion a postwar “business climate,” setting off an interstate competition for investment that transformed American politics.
The Poetics of Piracy: Emulating Spain in English Literature
200 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 illus.
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4475-5 | $45.00 | £29.50
A volume in the Haney Foundation Series
Amid thorny issues of translation and appropriation, imperial rivalry, the rise of commercial authorship, and anxieties about authenticity, Barbara Fuchs traces how early modern English writers borrowed Spanish literary models, triumphantly reimagining the transnational appropriation as heroic looting.
True Relations: Reading, Literature, and Evidence in Seventeenth-Century England
Frances E. Dolan
344 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 illus.
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4485-4 | $59.95 | £39.00
Examining seventeenth-century crises of evidence and genres of evidence on which both literary critics and historians now depend, True Relations explores the notion that we apprehend truth through other people’s relations of it and that those relations, and our own relation to them, are a function of social relationships in conflict.
Paperclay: Art and Practice
160 pages | 7 1/2 x 9 3/4 | 150 color illus.
Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2241-8 | $28.95 | £19.00
A volume in the New Ceramics series
Not for sale outside North America and the Philippines
Paperclay is an extremely versatile material for the contemporary potter. Packed with new photographs and clear instructions, Rosette Gault’s comprehensive guide is an essential introduction to the medium.