Nonfiction

The Ark and Beyond

The Ark and Beyond

Subtitle
The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Edited by Ben A. Minteer

Can zoos save the world?Scores of wild species and ecosystems around the world face a variety of human-caused threats, from habitat destruction and fragmentation to rapid climate…

Il pensiero della poesia

Subtitle
Da Leopardi ai contemporanei. Letture dal mondo di poeti italiani (Studi e saggi)

Enrico Minardi and Cristina Caracchini

Along with Cristina Caracchini (author of the introductorily essay), Enrico Minardi edited a collection of study cases on poets across different epochs to show how poetry…

Germans on the Kenyan Coast

Subtitle
Land, Charity, and Romance

Nina Berman

Diani, a coastal town on the Indian Ocean, is significantly defined by a large European presence that has spurred economic development and is also supported by close relationships…

Cinco Meses en la Argentina

Subtitle
Desde el Punto de Vista de Una Mujer

Katherine S. Dreier and Cynthia Tompkins

Translated by Maria Gabriela Mizraje

Translation of Katherine Dreier’s "Five Months in the Argentine: From a Woman’s Point of View 1918 to 1919." In the prologue, Mizraje provides a socio-historical context of the…

The Road to the Two Sudans

Edited by Stephanie Beswick, Soaud T. Ali, Richard Lobban and Jay Spaulding

The previous book presaged this present volume as the, perhaps inevitable, outcome of endless conflicts with no serious effort to “make unity attractive.” Reading this book will…

The Virtues of Exit: On Resistance and Quitting Politics

The Virtues of Exit

Subtitle
On Resistance and Quitting Politics

Jennet Kirkpatrick

Successful democracies rely on an active citizenry. They require citizens to participate by voting, serving on juries, and running for office. But what happens when those citizens…

Uncivil Disobedience: Studies in Violence and Democratic Politics

Uncivil Disobedience

Subtitle
Studies in Violence and Democratic Politics

Jennet Kirkpatrick

"Uncivil Disobedience" examines the roles violence and terrorism have played in the exercise of democratic ideals in America. Jennet Kirkpatrick explores how crowds, rallying…

Prison Pedagogies, edited by Joe Lockard and Sherry Rankins-Robertson

Prison Pedagogies

Subtitle
Learning and Teaching with Imprisoned Writers

Edited by Sherry Rankins-Robertson and Joe Lockard

In a time of increasing mass incarceration, US prisons and jails are becoming a major source of literary production. Prisoners write for themselves, fellow prisoners, family…

Faking the News, edited by ASU alum Ryan Skinnell

Faking the News

Subtitle
What Rhetoric Can Teach Us About Donald J. Trump

Edited by Ryan Skinnell

Donald J. Trump's speaking and writing invite passionate reactions — maybe he’s a bluecollar, billionaire hero who speaks the language of the common man or maybe he’s a gleefully…

The Edinburgh Companion to Animal Studies, co-edited by Lynn Turner, Undine Sellbach and Ron Broglio

The Edinburgh Companion to Animal Studies

Edited by Undine Sellbach, Ron Broglio and Lynn Turner

This volume critically investigates current topics and disciplines that are affected, enriched or put into dispute by the burgeoning scholarship on animal studies. What new…