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This Week’s New Books: Blind Impressions, The Breakthrough, and Toronto

Blind Impressions
Blind Impressions: Methods and Mythologies in Book History


Joseph A. Dane

232 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 illus.

Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4549-3 | $65.00 | £42.50

A volume in the Material Texts series

Joseph A. Dane examines the field of material book history by questioning its most basic assumptions and definitions: How is print defined? What are the limits of printing history? What constitutes evidence? Read more . . .

The Breakthrough
The Breakthrough: Human Rights in the 1970s


Edited by Jan Eckel and Samuel Moyn

368 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 illus.

Cloth Oct 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4550-9 | $79.95 | £52.00

A volume in the Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights series

The Breakthrough is the first collection to examine key developments in both Western and non-Western engagement with human rights in the period between the 1960s and the 1980s. Read more . . .

Toronto
Toronto: Transformations in a City and Its Region


Edward Relph

224 pages | 6 x 9 | 41 illus.

Cloth Oct 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4542-4 | $45.00 | £29.50

A volume in the Metropolitan Portraits series

Toronto describes the diverse and remarkable transformations that have occurred in the urban landscapes of Toronto, especially over the last fifty years as it has grown from a provincial industrial city into multicentered, multicultural, world-city region that is one of the largest metropolitan areas in North America. Read more . . .

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