Tom Wilber in the Media on Fracking Ruling by New York State Court of Appeals

Tom Wilber, author of Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes, and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale, has been busy speaking about the recent ruling by New York State’s highest court that towns can ban tracking within their borders.

The Brian Lehrer Show: In New York, All Fracking is Local

WXXI News: Home Rule Decision May Set Stage for Limited Fracking if Cuomo Approves

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James Graham Wilson on the late Eduard Shevardnadze

On Medium, James Graham Wilson, author of The Triumph of Improvisation: Gorbachev’s Adaptability, Reagan’s Engagement, and the End of the Cold War, reflects on the importance of the late Eduard Shevardnadze to the end of the Cold War: Eduard Shevardnadze Meets the Reagan Administration

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Cornelia Woll on the Monkey Cage blog

Cornelia Woll, author of The Power of Inaction: Bank Bailouts in Comparison, was interviewed at the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage: Bailing out Banks Is Not a Lucrative Business

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Publicity Roundup

A Scrap of Paper: Breaking and Making International Law during the Great War by Isabel V. Hull was reviewed in the June 6 edition of the Wall Street Journal. The reviewer called the book “a strong demonstration of the worth of international law and the laws of war in particular, [that] vindicates Ms. Hull’s standing as one of our greatest historians of modern European politics.”

Abigail Perkiss, author of Making Good Neighbors: Civil Rights, Liberalism, and Integration in Postwar Philadelphia, was interviewed by Marty Moss-Coane on WHYY’s Radio Times: West Mount Airy: Pioneering Racial Integration. Making Good Neighbors was also reviewed in the Liberty City Press: View from Mount Airy

An excerpt from The Next Crash: How Short-Term Profit Seeking Trumps Airline Safety by Amy L. Fraher was featured on Salon: Air travel’s dangerous gamble: The growing perils of airline deregulation

Julia R. Azari, author of Delivering the People’s Message: The Changing Politics of the Presidential Mandate, published a piece on Politico: Is Obama a Tyrant or a Weakling?

Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz, author of The Tie That Bound Us: The Women of John Brown’s Family and the Legacy of Radical Abolitionism, was interviewed by North Country Public Radio: Women and Abolition the Focus of Lecture in Lake Placid on Saturday

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Recent Award Winners

Hazard or Hardship: Crafting Global Norms on the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work by Jeffrey Hilgert is cowinner of the 2014 Best Book in Human Rights Award given by the Human Rights Section of the American Political Science Association

The Law of Kinship: Anthropology, Psychoanalysis, and the Family in France by Camille Robcis is winner of the 2014 Berkshire Conference First Book Prize given by the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians

Between Two Motherlands: Nationality and Emigration among the Greeks of Bulgaria, 1900–1949 by Theodora Dragostinova’s has won honorable mention for the Edmund Keeley Book Prize given by the Modern Greek Studies Association

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New Releases

Recent arrivals in our warehouse include:

Freshwater Dinoflagellates of North America by Susan Carty
Necessary Luxuries: Books, Literature, and the Culture of Consumption in Germany, 1770–1815 by Matt Erlin
Restraint: A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy by Barry R. Posen
Collaborative Governance for Urban Revitalization: Lessons from the Empowerment Zones by Michael J. Rich and Robert P. Stoker
“Lost” Causes: Agenda Vetting in Global Issues Networks and the Shaping of Human Security by Charli Carpenter

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New Releases

Recent arrivals in our warehouse include:

From Development to Dictatorship: Bolivia and the Alliance for Progress in the Kennedy Era by Thomas C. Field Jr.
Ninigret, Sachem of the Niantics and Narragansetts: Diplomacy, War, and the Balance of Power in Seventeenth-Century New England and Indian Country by Julie A. Fisher and David J. Silverman
Insurgency Trap: Labor Politics in Postsocialist China by Eli Friedman
Collaborative Governance for Urban Revitalization: Lessons from Empowerment Zones by Michael J. Rich and Robert P. Stoker
The Baron’s Cloak: A History of the Russian Empire in War and Revolution by Willard Sunderland
Agricultural Product Prices, Fifth Edition by William G. Tomek and Harry M. Kaiser

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