Temple University PressFall 2006 Catalog
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Cold War in a Hot Zone

Cold War in a Hot Zone
The United States Confronts Labor and Independence Struggles in the British West Indies
Horne, Gerald

A fresh view of U.S involvement in the British West Indies during the Cold War

272 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2007
paper 1-59213-628-1
EAN 978-1-59213-628-5
cloth 1-59213-627-3
EAN 978-1-59213-627-8

Dark Days in the Newsroom

Dark Days in the Newsroom
McCarthyism Aimed at the Press
Alwood, Edward

Shines a new light on a dark era in American journalism

216 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2007
paper 1-59213-342-8
EAN 978-1-59213-342-0
cloth 1-59213-341-X
EAN 978-1-59213-341-3

Democratic Theorizing from the Margins

Democratic Theorizing from the Margins
Brettschneider, Marla

A clear account of the lessons and theories of democratic culture

272 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2007
paper 1-59213-654-0
EAN 978-1-59213-654-4

Dewey's Dream

Dewey's Dream
Universities and Democracies in an Age of Education Reform
Benson, Lee, Ira Harkavy, and John Puckett

Realizing Dewey's vision of making public schools the seedbed of a democratic society

168 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2007
paper 1-59213-592-7
EAN 978-1-59213-592-9
cloth 1-59213-591-9
EAN 978-1-59213-591-2

Flow

Flow
The Life and Times of Philadelphia's Schuylkill River
Kephart, Beth

An "autobiography" of the Schuylkill, and a meditation on the river's impact on Philadelphia's history, people, and environment

120 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2007
cloth 1-59213-636-2
EAN 978-1-59213-636-0

Frankie Manning

Frankie Manning
Ambassador of Lindy Hop
Manning, Frankie, and Cynthia R. Millman

The autobiography of a legendary swing dancer--who is still swinging

312 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2007
paper 1-56639-849-5
EAN 978-1-56639-849-7
cloth 1-59213-563-3
EAN 978-1-59213-563-9

A Guide to the Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region

A Guide to the Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region
Text by Levin, Adam
Photographs by Cardillo, Rob

A comprehensive and beautifully illustrated guide, chock full of inside information

192 pp • 5.375x9.125 • Spring 2007
paper 1-59213-510-2
EAN 978-1-59213-510-3

Hapa Girl

Hapa Girl
A Memoir
Chai, May-lee

A vivid depiction of the racism suffered by a mixed-race family in rural South Dakota

232 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2007
cloth 1-59213-615-X
EAN 978-1-59213-615-5

Lawn People

Lawn People
How Grasses, Weeds, and Chemicals Make Us Who We Are
Robbins, Paul

A comprehensive survey of the American lawn and how caring for it impacts people's lives

208 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2007
paper 1-59213-579-X
EAN 978-1-59213-579-0
cloth 1-59213-578-1
EAN 978-1-59213-578-3

Mandates, Parties, and Voters

Mandates, Parties, and Voters
Fowler, James H., and Oleg Smirnov

Shows how the size of an election victory influences subsequent candidate behavior, voter behavior, and even the economy

216 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2007
paper 1-59213-595-1
EAN 978-1-59213-595-0
cloth 1-59213-594-3
EAN 978-1-59213-594-3

The Origins of Capitalism and the "Rise of the West"

The Origins of Capitalism and the "Rise of the West"
Mielants, Eric H.

The origins of capitalism can be found in the Middle Ages

256 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2007
cloth 1-59213-575-7
EAN 978-1-59213-575-2

The Philadelphia Mummers
 

The Philadelphia Mummers
Building Community through Play
Masters, Patricia Anne

A vivid history of the nation's oldest folk parade

256 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2007
paper 1-59213-610-9
EAN 978-1-59213-619-0
cloth 1-59213-609-5
EAN 978-1-59213-609-4

San Francisco's International Hotel

San Francisco's International Hotel
Mobilizing the Filipino American Community in the Anti-Eviction Movement
Habal, Estella

How a protest galvanized a cultural identity for Filipino Americans

256 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2007
cloth 1-59213-445-9
EAN 978-1-59213-445-8

Silent Gesture

Silent Gesture
Smith, Tommie, with David Steele

The story of the most famous protest in sports history, written by one of the men who staged it

288 pp • 6x9 • Spring 2007
cloth 1-59213-639-7
EAN 978-1-59123-639-1

The Story is True

The Story Is True
The Art and Meaning of Telling Stories
Jackson, Bruce

How true stories, almost true stories, urban legends, myths, and even outright lies captivate us and bind us together

256 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2007
cloth 1-59213-606-0
EAN 978-1-59123-606-3

Trial Courts as Organizations

Trial Courts as Organizations
Ostrom, Brian J., Charles W. Ostrom, Jr., Roger A. Hanson, and Matthew Kleiman

How trial courts operate and administer justice

204 pp • 5.5x8.25 • Spring 2007
cloth 1-59213-630-3
EAN 978-1-59213-630-8

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