UP Week: Subject Area Spotlight

Upweek-logo-2013Thirty-seven presses will unite for the Association of American University Presses annual University Press Week blog tour, which runs November 11-15. Individual presses will blog on a different theme each day, including profiles of university press staff members, the future of scholarly communication, subject area spotlights, the importance of regional publishing, and the global reach of university presses.


Nov. 13, Subject Area Spotlight – The Specifics 

The Soundscape of Modernity: Architectural Acoustics and the Culture of Listening in America, 1900-1933 by Emily Thompson, MIT Press

A Hundred Years of Texas Waterfowl Hunting: The Decoys, Guides, Clubs, and Places, 1870s to 1970s by R. K. Sawyer, Texas A&M University Press

Bloomberg’s New York: Class and Governance in the Luxury City by Julian Brash, University of Georgia Press

Unmarriages: Women, Men, and Sexual Unions in the Middle Ages by Ruth Mazo Karras, University of Pennsylvania Press

A Short History of the Italian Renaissance by Kenneth R. Bartlett, University of Toronto Press

Ecologies of the Moving Image: Cinema, Affect, Nature by Adrian J. Ivakhiv, Wilfrid Laurier University Press

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