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Read­ing Jane Austen

Jenny David­son

In­tro­duc­ing new read­ers to the breadth and depth of Jane Austen’s writ­ing and of­fer­ing new in­sights to those more fa­mil­iar with her work, this vol­ume cel­e­brates the art and skill of one of the most pop­u­lar and in­flu­en­tial writ­ers in the his­tory of English lit­er­a­ture. ISBN – 9781108431835 Pa­per­back – $19.99

A His­tory of the Fu­ture

Prophets of Progress from H. G. Wells to Isaac Asi­mov Peter J. Bowler

Uti­liz­ing sci­ence fic­tion, pop­u­lar sci­ence lit­er­a­ture and the nov­els of the lit­er­ary elite, Bowler high­lights con­tested re­sponses to the po­ten­tial for rev­o­lu­tion­ary so­cial change brought about by real and imag­ined sci­en­tific in­no­va­tions. ISBN – 9781316602621 Pa­per­back – $24.99

The Bal­lad in Amer­i­can Pop­u­lar Mu­sic

From Elvis to Bey­oncé David Met­zer

Trac­ing both the emo­tional and stylis­tic de­vel­op­ments of the genre from the 1950s to the present day, this lively and en­gag­ing vol­ume is as much a mu­si­cal his­tory as it is a his­tory of emo­tional life in Amer­ica. ISBN – 9781107161528 Hard­cover – $44.99

Ter­mites of the State

Why Com­plex­ity Leads to In­equal­ity Vito Tanzi

A sweep­ing ac­count of the in­dus­tri­al­ized world’s eco­nomic de­vel­op­ment dur­ing the 20th cen­tury that will be of in­ter­est to any in­struc­tor, stu­dent or gen­eral reader of eco­nom­ics and public pol­icy. ISBN – 9781108420938 Hard­cover – $29.99

No Fu­ture

Punk, Pol­i­tics and Bri­tish Youth Cul­ture, 1976-1984 Matthew Wor­ley

This vol­ume re­cap­tures punk’s an­ar­chic force as a medium through which the frus­trated and the dis­af­fected could re­ject, re­volt and re-in­vent. ISBN – 9781316625606 Pa­per­back – $22.99

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