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Life along the Silk Road: Second Edition

Life along the Silk Road (2nd ed.)

Second Edition

In this long-awaited second edition, Susan Whitfield broadens her exploration of the Silk Road and...

Europe and the People Without History

Offering insight and equal consideration into the societies of the "civilized" and "uncivilized"...

Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States

Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies

Migrant Farmworkers in the United States

Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies provides an intimate examination of the everyday lives and suffering of...

Body Work: Beauty and Self-Image in American Culture

Body Work

Beauty and Self-Image in American Culture

Today women are lifting weights to build muscle, wrapping their bodies in seaweed to reduce unwanted...

Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society

Veiled Sentiments

Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society

First published in 1986, Lila Abu-Lughod’s Veiled Sentiments has become a classic ethnography in...

The Grit Beneath the Glitter: Tales from the Real Las Vegas

The Grit Beneath the Glitter

Tales from the Real Las Vegas

The Grit Beneath the Glitter is the first real look at the new Las Vegas from the inside. In it,...

Breaking the Silence: French Women’s Voices from the Ghetto

Breaking the Silence

French Women’s Voices from the Ghetto

Born in France of Algerian parents, Fadela Amara is a human rights activist who speaks with both a...

Damned Lies and Statistics: Untangling Numbers from the Media, Politicians, and Activists

Damned Lies and Statistics

Untangling Numbers from the Media, Politicians, and Activists

Here, by popular demand, is the updated edition to Joel Best's classic guide to understanding how...

The Stickup Kids: Race, Drugs, Violence, and the American Dream

The Stickup Kids

Race, Drugs, Violence, and the American Dream

Randol Contreras came of age in the South Bronx during the 1980s, a time when the community was...

The Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide: Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

The Principia: The Authoritative Translation and Guide

Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

In his monumental 1687 work,  Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica , known familiarly as...