New Book Tuesday! Bombay Hustle, Quality Shareholders, and more!

Our weekly list of new books is now available!


From the Film and Culture series

Bombay Hustle

Making Movies in a Colonial City

Debashree Mukherjee

Bombay Hustle presents an ambitious history of Indian cinema as a history of material practice, bringing new insights to studies of media, modernity, and the late colonial city.

Imperial Mecca

Ottoman Arabia and the Indian Ocean Hajj

Michael Christopher Low

Imperial Mecca recasts Ottoman Arabia as a distant, unstable semiautonomous frontier that Istanbul struggled to modernize and defend against the onslaught of colonial steamship mobility. As it turned out, steamships carried not just pilgrims, passports, and microbes, but the specter of legal imperialism and colonial intervention

Making Peace with the Universe

Personal Crisis and Spiritual Healing

Michael Scott Alexander

In Making Peace with the Universe, Michael Scott Alexander reads diverse classic religious accounts as masterpieces of therapeutic insight.

Land of Strangers

The Civilizing Project in Qing Central Asia

Eric Schluessel

In Land of Strangers, Eric Schluessel explores this encounter between Chinese power and a Muslim society through the struggles of ordinary people in the oasis of Turpan. 

Quality Shareholders

How the Best Managers Attract and Keep Them

Lawrence A. Cunningham

Focusing on the benefits for corporations and their investors, Lawrence A. Cunningham reveals what draws quality shareholders to certain companies and what it means to have them in an investor base.

New In Paper!

American War Poetry

An Anthology

Edited by Lorrie Goldensohn

American War Poetry spans the history of the nation. Beginning with the Colonial Wars of the eighteenth-century and ending with the Gulf Wars, this original and significant anthology presents four centuries of American men and women-soldiers, nurses, reporters, and embattled civilians-writing about war.

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