New releases for June

Looking for some summer reading? Then check out the latest titles published this month:

Holocaust Encyclopedia The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933–1945
Volume I. Early Camps, Youth Camps, and Concentration Camps and Subcamps under the SS-Business Administration Main Office (WVHA)
Geoffrey P. Megargee, Editor. Foreword by Elie Wiesel

"This encyclopedia will provide a host of detail about crucial aspects of the Holocaust that cannot be found elsewhere." —Deborah E. Lipstadt, author of History on Trial: My Day in Court with David Irving

Bjork Björk
Nicola Dibben

This book provides the first music-based account of Icelandic singer-songwriter Björk's work to date. Dibben reveals recurrent cultural themes in Björk's music: landscape and identity, the relationship between humans and technology, song as a vehicle for emotional expression, and female autonomy.

Sound targets Sound Targets
American Soldiers and Music in the Iraq War
Jonathan Pieslak

"Sound Targets reveals just how pervasively popular music has shaped contemporary U.S. military culture. . . . This thoughtful and provocative study will certainly attract a wide audience concerned with music's roles in the time of war." —W. Anthony Sheppard, author of Revealing Masks: Exotic Influences and Ritualized Performance in Modernist Music Theater

Last century of sea power The Last Century of Sea Power
From Port Arthur to Chanak, 1894–1922

Volume 1

H. P. Willmott

by one of our foremost military historians, this volume acknowledges
the complex nature of the transition to modern war at sea, focusing on
imperialism, the growth of fleets, changes in shipbuilding and armament
technology, and doctrines about the deployment and use of force at sea,
among other factors.

Steel giants Steel Giants
Historic Images from the Calumet Regional Archives

Stephen G. McShane and Gary S. Wilk

book presents a selection of remarkable photographs, with detailed
captions, showing the construction of the steel mills and steel towns
in the Calumet region, the early production of steel, and the people
who lived and worked in the industry.

Historic Ft Wayne Embassy Theatre The Historic Fort Wayne Embassy Theatre
Dyne L. Pfeffenberger

"The photos alone make the book. It helps Indiana take its rightful place as a great state of music and theatre lovers." —Donn P. Werling, Executive Director, Allen County/Fort Wayne Historical Society

Iowa's Railroads Iowa's Railroads
An Album
H. Roger Grant and Don L. Hofsommer

"When two masters of railroad history combine talents in one book, they provide readers an undeniable treat. Grant and Hofsommer's complementary combination of visual and verbal text results in a very evocative and highly appealing study." —Carlos Schwantes, author of Going Places

Masons of Djenne The Masons of Djenné
Trevor H. J. Marchand

"An elegantly written and important anthropological study of indigenous
knowledge, building practices, and social relationships among
contemporary Djenné masons in Mali." —Mary Jo Arnoldi, Smithsonian

Understanding Third World Politics Understanding Third World Politics
Theories of Political Change and Development
Third Edition

B. C. Smith

work provides not only an excellent review of the literature, but a
thoughtful critical evaluation that taken as a whole constitutes a
valuable presentation of the current state of Third World studies." —Journal of Third World Studies

Genocides by the Oppressed
Genocides by the Oppressed

Subaltern Genocide in Theory and Practice
Edited by Nicholas A. Robins and Adam Jones

"The study of comparative genocide is one of the most important of our
era. By focusing on acts of genocide (or near genocide) committed by
oppressed people (or people who imagine themselves to be oppressed),
this book sheds light on an important dimension of the problem." —Roger
Smith, College of William and Mary

Pragmatism Nation Race Pragmatism, Nation, and Race Community in the Age of Empire
Edited by Chad Kautzer and Eduardo Mendieta

collection on American philosophy, American identity, and race will
undoubtedly make a substantive contribution to the literature and it
will be well received by scholars and teachers of many disciplines."
—José Medina, Vanderbilt University

When Kafka Says We When Kafka Says We
Uncommon Communities in German-Jewish Literature
Vivian Liska

"I know of no book quite like Liska's in range, sophisticated
analysis, and importance for the appreciation of modern German-Jewish
literature in the wake of Kafka." —Geoffrey Hartman, Yale University

Queer in Black and White Queer in Black and White
Interraciality, Same Sex Desire, and Contemporary African American Culture
Stefanie K. Dunning

book analyzes representative works of African American fiction, film,
and music, exploring the ways in which the interracial intersects with
queerness, blackness, whiteness, class, and black national identity.