New Books of interest

Dear H-Borderlands Subscribers,

We have resumed our work in curating the latest titles from the Book Channel that might be of interest to you. Do you want to read about gold rushes at a global scale? What about the work of first responders in the U.S.-Mexico border? Or the design of the legendary Orient Express? Maybe a new perspective on the incorporation of Hawai'i as a state? Or, maybe, about the neoliberal making of a Patagonian enclave?

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NEW BOOK> Creating the Universe: Depictions of the Cosmos in Himalayan Buddhism, by Eric Huntington

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the availability of my new book, Creating the Universe: Depictions of the Cosmos in Himalayan Buddhism, published by the University of Washington Press.

http://www.washington.edu/uwpress/search/books/HUNCRE.html

 

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Winner, 2018 Edward Cameron Dimock, Jr. Prize in the Indian Humanities

EDITED VOLUME TOC: The Believer and the Modern Study of the Bible

Academic Studies Press is pleased to announce the publication of The Believer and the Modern Study of the Bible, edited by Tova Ganzel, Yehudah Brandes, and Chayuta Deutsch.

March 2019 | 582 pp.
9781618119513 | $90.00 | Hardcover

Summary: The essays in this volume address the conundrum of how Jewish believers in the divine character of the Sinaitic revelation confront the essential questions raised by academic biblical studies.  

New book through Open Access - "Intimate Japan: Ethnographies of Closeness and Conflict"

With Emma E. Cook, I co-edited a new volume focused on intimacies in contemporary Japan - Intimate Japan: Ethnographies of Closeness and Conflict. It has been recently published as a hardback through the University of Hawai'i Press and also through Open Access, which puts the full text online. We hope that the volume might be interesting to scholars, teachers, and students, and the Open Access version means that it would be free to assign to your students.

NEW BOOK: Print to Fit: The New York Times, Zionism and Israel (1896-2016)

Academic Studies Press is pleased to announce the publication of Print to Fit: The New York Times, Zionism and Israel (1896-2016) by Jerold S. Auerbach.

Series: Antisemitism in America
February 2019 | 322 pp.
9781618118974 | $90.00 | Hardcover
9781618118981 | $23.95 | Paperback

NEW BOOKS> Two posthumous publications by Luis O. Gómez

I am pleased to announce the posthumous publication of two books by Professor Luis O. Gómez, written in Spanish. The books were published by El Colegio de México.

 

LA TRADUCCIÓN EN LA DIDÁCTICA DE LAS LENGUAS CLÁSICAS DE ASIA: REFLEXIONES PRELIMINARES (Translation in the Didactic of Classical Asian Languages: Preliminar Reflections) 115 pages  ISBN 978-607-628-385-1

Franklina C. Gray: The Grand Tour

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to bring to your attention the publication later this month of a new book, Franklina C. Gray: The Grand Tour by the Camron-Stanford House – Oakland’s Victorian House Museum. It is the account of a young and privileged American woman traveling through Europe and the Middle East in the late 19th century and could be useful as a text for a course on the history of tourism and also gender relations regarding travel. I was privileged to write the introduction from which the following paragraph is taken:

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