This Week’s New Books–Augustine, Sri Lanka, Landscape Architecture

Augustine's Manichaean Dilemma, Volume 2
Augustine's Manichaean Dilemma, Volume 2: Making a "Catholic" Self, 388-401 C.E.

Jason David BeDuhn

584 pages | 6 x 9

Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4494-6 | $79.95 | £52.00

A volume in the Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion series

Demonstrating that as Augustine defined and became a "Catholic" self, he also intently engaged with his former Manichaean faith, Augustine's Manichaean Dilemma, Volume 2 explores the close interplay of these two processes in Augustine's works up to and including the Confessions.

When Counterinsurgency Wins
When Counterinsurgency Wins: Sri Lanka's Defeat of the Tamil Tigers

Ahmed S. Hashim

280 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 illus.

Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4452-6 | $59.95 | £39.00

When Counterinsurgency Wins is the first book to analyze the final campaign that won the decades-long civil war in Sri Lanka in 2009. Ahmed Hashim traces the development of the counterinsurgency campaign from the early stages of the war to the later adaptations and military strategy that led to a decisive finish. Read more . . .

Unearthed: The Landscapes of Hargreaves Associates

Karen M'Closkey

256 pages | 8 x 10 | 125 color, 30 b/w

Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4480-9 | $59.95 | £39.00

A volume in the Penn Studies in Landscape Architecture series

Unearthed examines how one of America's most significant landscape architecture firms approaches the redesign of public places to meet a range of ecological and social needs. With more than one hundred and fifty color and black-and-white images, this study uncovers the methods behind many canonical works of international landscape design. Read more . . .

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