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New Global Titles from FDU Press

Fairleigh Dickinson University Press is pleased to announce the publication of the following new titles on global, international, intercultural, and cross-cultural topics. Established in 1967, FDU Press has published over 1,500 books in the humanities and social sciences, with special strengths in history and literature. Since 2010, FDU Press has been a co-publishing partner of Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, Maryland, which has for thirty-five years provided publishing services to think tanks, non-profit organizations, and university presses.


Ernst Toller and German Society: Intellectuals as Leaders and Critics, 1914-1939

During the years of Weimar and the Third Reich, Toller was one of the more active of the "other Germany's" left-wing intellectuals. A leader of the Bavarian Soviet of 1919, he had in addition won the Kleist prize and was recognized as one of Germany's best playwrights.
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Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power!

In Barcelonan Okupas: Squatter Power!, Stephen Luis Vilaseca shows how Spanish squatters' creative activism and collaborative behavior are key to understanding the complex nature of political action, protest, and social transformation and the twenty-first century....
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Shakespeare Expressed: Page, Stage, and Classroom in Shakespeare and His Contemporaries

A collection of essays that draws on papers originally presented as the American Shakespeare Center, at the Sixth Blackfriars Conference held in October 2011, Shakespeare ....
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Dictatorships in the Hispanic World: Transatlantic and Transnational Perspectives

This book broaches a comparative and interdisciplinary approach in its exploration of the phenomenon of the dictatorship in the Hispanic World in the twentieth century. Some of the themes explored through a...
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Race and Narrative in Italian Women's Writing Since Unification

Race and Narrative in Italian Women's Writing Since Unification explores racist ideas and critiques of racism in four long narratives by female authors Grazia Deledda, Matilde Serao, Natalia Ginzburg, and Gabriella Ghermandi, who wrote in Italy after national unification....
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Paris in American Literatures: On Distance as a Literary Resource

“Paris” could be the first word of an epic poem. While there are many cultural pilgrimages in Western Arts (The Alhambra, Venice, Mumbai, Machu Picchu, and others), Paris stands above others, flourishing as an image of possibility and sophistication. ...
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Rogues, Romance, and Exoticism in French Cinema of the 1930s

May popular French films of the 1930s captured the world and brought it into neighborhood cinemas for filmgoers who craved adventure. ...
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History and National Ideology in Greek Postmodernist Fiction

History and National Ideology in Greek Fiction investigates the ways postmodernist literary techniques have been adopted by Greek authors. Taking into consideration the global impetus of postmodernism and framed by a discussion of major postmodernist thinkers,...
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Thursday, February 06, 2014
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