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FALL 2020 TITLES

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Wisconsin Cocktails: Cover art showing a brandy old fashioned, including a cherry and orange rind, sitting atop of table. The background of the image is heavily blurred, matching the warm tones of the cocktail. The title text is proclaimed in bold orange text at a slight angle, with delicate white lines above and below it.
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Wisconsin Cocktails
Jeanette Hurt
Fall 2020

 

Independence: Cover art showing a rain covered window looking out on a blurry landscape of grass and cloudy sky.
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Independence
Evan Balkan
Fall 2020

Education for Democracy: Cover showing the 'Forward Statue' in front of the Wisconsin state capitol building. The statue is a gray woman with her hair pulled back with a crown, one arm outstretched towards the sky. The capitol building in the background fades off into the distance. On top of it, the title text is proclaimed in gold and blue text.
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Education for Democracy
Renewing the Wisconsin Idea
Chad Alan Goldberg
Fall 2020

 

As the Twig is Bent: Cover showing a small bird nest filled with four, blue robin eggs.
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As the Twig is Bent
A Memoir
Wallace Byron Grange, Editors Joseph L. Breitenstein, Richard P. Thiel
Fall 2020

Cheese: Cover showing an aged cheese wheel containing the title text curved to match the curve of the cheese wheel. At the very center of the cheese wheel is a red and white cow icon, with a red, farm icon above it and a red, tractor icon below it. At the bottom of the cheese wheel is a red ribbon that says '2nd EDITION.' Behind the cheese wheel there is a manilla and green line drawing of rolling farmland.
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Cheese
The Making of a Wisconsin Tradition
Jerry Apps
Fall 2020

 

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Nationalism and Sexuality
Middle-Class Morality and Sexual Norms in Modern Europe
George L. Mosse, Introduction by Steven E. Aschheim
Fall 2020

In the Jaws of the Crocodile: Cover showing a red background with a darker red band towards the bottom, containing Russian letters. At the top right corner of the cover is a black and white photograph of Emil Draitser as a young man wearing a suit and tie. The title text's font is gray and splotchy, like the font of a typewriter. Underneath the title text is a little crocodile symbol holding a pitchfork.
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In the Jaws of the Crocodile
A Soviet Memoir
Emil Draitser
Fall 2020

 

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Researching Perpetrators of Genocide
Kjell Anderson and Erin Jessee
Fall 2020

Lysistrata: Cover showing a graphic art drawing of a woman, colored in stark red and black, emerging out of the background, a white bird over her right eye. The title text is proclaimed towards the top of her head in constrasting yellow font.
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Lysistrata
A New Verse Translation
Aristophanes, Translated by David Mulroy
Fall 2020

 

Understanding and Teaching the Modern Middle East: Cover showing a world map in which the land is black and the water is gray, with a pattern of repeating yellow circles, resembling sonar, emerging from the center of the map. Above the map is a manilla block containing the title and editor text.
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Understanding and Teaching the Modern Middle East
Omnia El Shakry
Fall 2020

Echoes: Cover showing a small, red illustration of Emma Gad wearing a dress with large sleeves and her hair pulled back into a traditional updo, stamped upon a white, paper-like background. On the right side of the page, a blue, satin curtain is pulled back, revealing the illustration along with the title and author text.
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Echoes
A Dramatic Bagatelle
Emma Gad, Translated by Lynn R. Wilkinson
Fall 2020

 

Fractures: Cover showing the author name and title text in an ombré of orange, green, and blue, upon a shattered mirror background.
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Fractures
Carlos Andrés Gómez
Fall 2020

Minus One: Cover showing a pink balloon floating on a lake. The sky is cloudy and pink. The title text is set on top of and below the sky line.
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Minus One
Doris Iarovici
Fall 2020

 

A Spiritual Revolution: Cover showing a painting of Platon Levshin, the Metropolitan of Moscow, surrounded by cherubs and women. The painting has been recolored red, orange, and green, which vertically fade from one to the other.
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A Spiritual Revolution
The Impact of Reformation and Enlightenment in Orthodox Russia
Andrey V. Ivanov
Fall 2020

The Ciceronian Tradition in Political Theory: Cover showing a purple, spiral mosaic, with the title text superimposed on top of the mosiac in bold, white text.
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The Ciceronian Tradition in Political Theory
Daniel Kapust and Gary Remer
Fall 2020

 

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Perigee
Diane Kerr
Fall 2020

Toward the Final Solution: Cover showing a geometric mosaic consisting of various purple, blue, and dark green pieces. In the center of the cover, a large black rectangle contains the title and author text.
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Toward the Final Solution
A History of European Racism
George L. Mosse, Introduction by Christopher R. Browning
Fall 2020

 

Slave Trade and Abolition: Cover showing an illustration of a tropical cove, a couple of sail boats floating on the blue water, and white buildings lining the horizon.
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Slave Trade and Abolition
Gender, Commerce, and Economic Transition in Luanda
Vanessa S. Oliveira
Fall 2020

The Poetry of Capital: Cover showing a black, gray, and gold depiction of a one hundred dollar bill, cropped to focus on Benjamin Franklin, wearing gold sunglasses and a gold scarf.
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The Poetry of Capital
Voices from Twenty-First-Century America
Clare Rossini and Benjamin Grossberg
Fall 2020

 

The Gods of the Greeks: Cover showing a terracotta relief of Aphrodite Pandemos holding a goat. The relief is superimposed over a black background. The title text is proclaimed in stark white text, contrasting with the black background, placed above the relief.
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The Gods of the Greeks
Erika Simon, Translated by Jakob Zeyl, Edited by Alan Shapiro with a foreword by Fritz Graf
Fall 2020

I Give You Half the Road: Cover showing an abstract painting by Tamsir Dia on the top half, with a black block containing the title text on the bottom. The painting has a primarily white background, with different black, yellow, blue, and red lines and imperfect shapes.
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I Give You Half the Road
Carol Spindel
Fall 2020

 

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Long Journey to Justice
El Salvador, the United States, and Struggles against Empire
Molly Todd
Fall 2020

We Remember, We Love, We Grieve: Cover showing an aged wooden cross in front of a sprawling, grassy countryside. The land is obscurred by fog in the distance. The sky is gray.
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We Remember, We Love, We Grieve
Mortuary and Memorial Practice in Contemporary Russia
Elizabeth Warner and Svetlana Adonyeva
Fall 2020

 

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All Abroad
A Memoir of Travel and Obsession
Geoffrey Weill
Fall 2020

Laughter and Civility: Cover showing three scenes dividing the page horizontally. The first, at the top, is difficult to make out because of how thin it is, and the photograph is tinted pink. The second, which takes up most of the page, is a photograph of a street filled with people riding bicycles and horse drawn carriages. This photo is tinted blue. The third photograph is tinted green and contains four people acting on a stage. The title text is proclaimed in contrasting white font on top of the blue photo.
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Laughter and Civility
The Theater of Emma Gad
Lynn R. Wilkinson
Fall 2020

 

Body in Bodega Bay: The cover art is roughly divided in half, with a painting of the head of classical angel towards the top, and a modern photo of a sail boat near the shore, with a swarm of crows flying around it, towards the bottom. The two images are faded together with a soft, but thick, black line, in which the title text is written with similar hues to the angel painting: yellow, green, and orange, primarily.
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The Body in Bodega Bay
A Nora Barnes and Toby Sandler Mystery Betsy Draine and Michael Hinden
Fall 2020 NOW IN PAPERBACK

How Russia Learned to Write: Cover art of an old, discolored piece of paper with handwritten Russian scrawled across it. The title text is written in bold, dark red text.
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How Russia Learned to Write
Literature and the Imperial Table of Ranks Irina Reyfman
Fall 2020 NOW IN PAPERBACK

 

Wisconsin Sentencing In the Tough-On-Crime Era: Cover art of  tan background, that darkens around the edges, with a picture of the state of Wisconsin consuming the bottom half of the cover. The Wisconsin image is a striking black, with a chain-link fence pattern throughout it, that matches the color of the background. Above Wisconsin, the title text is proclaimed in intense red font.
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Wisconsin Sentencing in the Tough-on-Crime Era
How Judges Retained Power and Why Mass Incarceration Happened Anyway Michael O’Hear
Fall 2020 NOW IN PAPERBACK

Freedom in White and Black: Cover art of a red background. Superimposed on top of the background is a grayscale image of a pair of black hands reaching out of a turbulent sea, holding a ship with many sails high above the water.
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Freedom in White and Black
A Lost Story of the Illegal Slave Trade and Its Global Legacy Emma Christopher
Fall 2020 NOW IN PAPERBACK

 

Lava Falls: cover art of a woman in a white dress under water.
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Lava Falls
Lucy Jane Bledsoe
Fall 2020 NOW IN PAPERBACK

Eleven Miles to Oshkosh: Cover art of a close up picture of a red bicycle's back tire. The bike is on a dirt road. The title in written in a thick, curly, white font.
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Eleven Miles to Oshkosh
Jim Guhl
Fall 2020 NOW IN PAPERBACK