Recent Submissions

  • Bananas, Beaches and Bases: Making Feminist Sense of International Politics 

    Enloe, Cynthia (University of California Press, 2014)
    In this brand new radical analysis of globalization, Cynthia Enloe examines recent events—Bangladeshi garment factory deaths, domestic workers in the Persian Gulf, Chinese global tourists, and the UN gender politics of ...
  • All in Your Head: Making Sense of Pediatric Pain 

    Buchbinder, Mara (University of California Press, 2015)
    Although pain is a universal human experience, many view the pain of others as private, resistant to language, and, therefore, essentially unknowable. And, yet, despite the obvious limits to comprehending another’s internal ...
  • André Bazin's new media 

    Andrew, Dudley; Bazin, André (University of California Press, 2014)
    André Bazin’s writings on cinema are among the most influential reflections on the medium ever written. Even so, his critical interests ranged widely and encompassed the new media” of the 1950s, including television, 3D ...
  • Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography 

    Green, Peter; Borza, Eugene N. (University of California Press, 2013)
    Until recently, popular biographers and most scholars viewed Alexander the Great as a genius with a plan, a romantic figure pursuing his vision of a united world. His dream was at times characterized as a benevolent interest ...
  • Abstract Video: The Moving Image in Contemporary Art 

    Jennings, Gabrielle; Mondloch, Kate (University of California Press, 2015)
    Offering historical and theoretical positions from a variety of art historians, artists, curators, and writers, this groundbreaking collection is the first substantive sourcebook on abstraction in moving-image media. With ...
  • A Vineyard in Napa 

    Shafer, Doug; Meyer, Danny; Demsky, Andy (University of California Press, 2012)
    At the age of 47, when he a successful publishing executive and living with his wife and four children in an affluent Chicago suburb, John Shafer made the surprise announcement that he had purchased a vineyard in the Napa ...
  • A state of mixture: Christians, Zoroastrians, and Iranian political culture in late Antiquity 

    Payne, Richard E. (University of California Press, 2015)
    Christian communities flourished during late antiquity in a Zoroastrian political system, known as the Iranian Empire, that integrated culturally and geographically disparate territories from Arabia to Afghanistan into its ...
  • Volcanoes of the World 

    Kimberly, Paul; Siebert, Lee; Simkin, Tom (University of California Press, 2010)
    This impressive scientific resource presents up-to-date information on ten thousand years of volcanic activity on Earth. In the decade and a half since the previous edition was published new studies have refined assessments ...
  • Advertisers at Work 

    Tuten, Tracy (Apress, 2012)
    In Advertisers at Work, readers will gain insights from the most interesting people working in the field of advertising today, told in their own words. Guided by interviewer Dr. Tracy Tuten, 18 advertising leaders share ...
  • Berlin Psychoanalytic: psychoanalysis and culture in Weimar Republic Germany and beyond 

    Fuechtner, Veronika (University of California Press, 2011)
    One hundred years after the Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute was established, this book recovers the cultural and intellectual history connected to this vibrant organization and places it alongside the London Bloomsbury ...
  • Advanced Social Media Marketing: How to Lead, Launch, and Manage a Successful Social Media Program 

    Funk, Tom (Apress, 2013)
    Hundreds of millions of Americans are using social media (SM), and already some 70% of businesses have joined them there, using Facebook and other SM platforms to connect with their customers, and attract new ones. So the ...
  • Barolo and Barbaresco: the king and queen of Italian wine 

    O'Keefe, Kerin (University of California Press, 2014)
    Following on the success of her books on Brunello di Montalcino, renowned author and wine critic Kerin O'Keefe takes readers on a historic and in-depth journey to discover Barolo and Barbaresco, two of Italy's most fascinating ...
  • A poet's revolution: the life of Denise Levertov 

    Levertov, Denise; Hollenberg, Donna Krolik; Levertov, Denise (University of California Press, 2013)
    This first full-length biography of Anglo- American poet and activist Denise Levertov (1923-1997) brings to life one of the major voices of the second half of the twentieth century, when American poetry was a powerful ...
  • The selected poetry of Yehuda Amichai 

    Amichai, Yehuda (University of California Press, 2013)
    Yehuda Amichai (1924-2000) was Israel's most popular poet, as well as a literary figure of international reputation. In this collection, renowned translators Chana Bloch and Stephen Mitchell have selected Amichai's most ...
  • The selected letters of Robert Creeley 

    Creeley, Robert (University of California Press, 2014)
    The author is one of the most celebrated and influential American poets. A stylist of the highest order, he imbued his correspondence with the literary artistry he brought to his poetry. This title deals with his works
  • The Selected Poems of Ted Berrigan 

    Berrigan, Ted (University of California Press, 2011)
    Following the highly acclaimed Collected Poems of Ted Berrigan, poets Alice Notley, Anselm Berrigan, and Edmund Berrigan have collaborated again on this new selection of poems by one of the most influential and admired ...
  • The Saint in the Banyan Tree: Christianity and Caste Society in India 

    Mosse, David (University of California Press, 2012)
    The Saint in the Banyan Tree is a nuanced and historically persuasive exploration of Christianity’s remarkable trajectory as a social and cultural force in southern India. Starting in the seventeenth century, when the ...
  • The Roman empire: economy, society and culture 

    Garnsey, Peter (University of California Press, 2015)
    During the Principate (roughly 27 BCE to 235 CE), when the empire reached its maximum extent, Roman society and culture were radically transformed. But how was the vast territory of the empire controlled? Did the demands ...
  • A Passion for Society: How We Think about Human Suffering 

    Wilkinson, Iain; Kleinman, Arthur (University of California Press, 2016)
    What does human suffering mean for society? And how has this meaning changed from the past to the present? In what ways does “the problem of suffering” serve to inspire us to care for others? How does our response to ...
  • A history of California literature 

    Allmendinger, Blake (University of California Press, 2015)
    Blake Allmendinger's A History of Californian Literature surveys the paradoxical image of the Golden State as a site of dreams and disenchantment, formidable beginnings and ruinous ends. This History encompasses the prismatic ...

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