More Faculty Books

By mrandal5@johnshopkins.edu

image of book coverMaking Time: Astronomical Time Measurement in Tokugawa Japan
University of Chicago Press, 2018
By Yulia Frumer
History of Science and Technology
Uses changes in the conceptualization of time in Japan to show that humans perceive time as constructed and concrete.


image of book coverEisenhower: Becoming the Leader of the Free World
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018
By Louis Galambos
History
Follows the career of Dwight D. “Ike” Eisenhower, offering new insight into his progression as a leader.


image of book coverMarriage in Black: The Pursuit of Married Life among American-born and Immigrant Blacks
Routledge, 2018
Co-authored by Katrina Bell McDonald
Sociology
Offers an in-depth investigation of details and contexts of black married life, while rejecting talk of black relationship “pathology.”


image of book coverThe Myth of Hero and Leander: The History and Reception of an Enduring Greek Legend
I.B. Taurus & Co. LTD, 2018
By Silvia Montiglio
Classics
Shows how and why the classic tale of Hero and Leander has proved to be one of the most popular and perennial mythologies in the history of the West.


Models from the Past in Roman Culture: A World of Exempla
Cambridge University Press, 2018
By Matthew Roller
Classics
Presents a coherent model for understanding the rhetorical, moral, and historiographical operations of Roman exemplarity.


image of book coverScreening the Paris Suburbs: From the Silent Era to the 1990s
Manchester University Press, 2018
Edited by Derek Schilling
German and Romance Languages and Literatures
Explores French filmmakers’ use of Parisian suburbs for a vast reservoir of forms, landscapes, and social types in which to anchor their fictions.


image of book coverSex, France, and Arab Men, 1962-1979
University of Chicago Press, 2018
By Todd Shepard
History
Examines the link between the aftermath of Algeria’s revolutionary war for independence and the sexual revolution in France.


image of book coverDrawings of the Heart: The Poetics of Yoel Hoffmann (in Hebrew)
Tel Aviv: Resling Academic Press, 2018
By Neta Stahl
German and Romance Languages and Literatures
Shows how basic reading norms are challenged in Yoel Hoffmann’s novels.


image of book coverBlack Sea
Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2018
By David Yezzi
The Writing Seminars
A collection of poems focused on what it is like, during times of roiling change, to feel like a stranger on one’s own street and in one’s own country.