New Book Tuesday! Fantastic Fossils, Stating the Sacred, Social Value Investing and more!
Our weekly list of new books is now available!
A Guide to Finding and Identifying Prehistoric Life
Donald R. Prothero Illustrated by Mary Persis Williams
In Fantastic Fossils, Donald R. Prothero offers an accessible, entertaining, and richly illustrated guide to the paleontologist’s journey. He details the best places to look for fossils, the art of how to find them, and how to classify the major types.
Stating the Sacred
Religion, China, and the Formation of the Nation-State
Michael J. Walsh
Stating the Sacred offers a novel approach to nation-state formation, arguing that its most critical element is how the state sacralizes the nation. Focusing primarily on China, Michael J. Walsh argues that the foundational role of the sacred makes all nation-states religious states.
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Social Value Investing
A Management Framework for Effective Partnerships
Howard W. Buffett and William B. Eimicke
Howard W. Buffett and William B. Eimicke present a new management framework for developing and measuring the success of partnerships among the public, private, and philanthropic sectors. Social Value Investing creates a blueprint for designing and managing effective, sustainable collaborations with positive social impact.
How Did Lubitsch Do It?
Joseph McBride analyzes Ernst Lubitsch’s films in rich detail in the first in-depth critical study to consider the full scope of his work in both his native and adopted lands. McBride explains the “Lubitsch Touch,” shows how the director challenged American attitudes toward romance and sex, and offers revealing insights into his working methods.