Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Fall 2012 titles announced

The Fall 2012 seasonal catalog is now available on our website featuring titles that will be published from September through February 2013. We have an exciting range of new books in the categories of history, geography, international relations, legal studies, civil rights, literary studies, environmental studies, creative writing, and food studies.

A few of the highlights include:

Joshua D. Rothman’s FLUSH TIMES AND FEVER DREAMS: A STORY OF CAPITALISM AND SLAVERY IN THE AGE OF JACKSONis narrative history set against a backdrop of frenzied economic speculation and racial violence.

In KATHARINE AND R.J. REYNOLDS: PARTNERS OF FORTUNE IN THE MAKING OF THE NEW SOUTH, Michele Gillespie offers the first biography of a fascinating couple who helped shape the New South.

Robert J. Cottrol examines the impact of law on peoples of African descent in the Americas in THE LONG, LINGERING SHADOW: SLAVERY, RACE, AND LAW IN THE AMERICAN HEMISPHERE.

LIFE ON THE BRINK: ENVIRONMENTALISTS CONFRONT OVERPOPULATION is a collection of essays that reassesses a crucial and controversial environmental issue.

Four new volumes in the Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation series continue to build this area of our list in exciting directions.

THE NATURAL COMMUNITIES OF GEORGIA is the long-awaited, landmark reference to the ecological diversity of the state.

EAT DRINK DELTA: A HUNGRY TRAVELER'S JOURNEY THROUGH THE SOUL OF THE SOUTH is former AJC writer Susan Puckett’s lively guide to sampling the foodways of the Mississippi Delta.

Our two new Flannery O’Connor Award winners’ books: E. J. Levy’s LOVE, IN THEORY and Hugh Sheehy’s THE INVISIBLES.