Books by Publisher: Whale & Star Press

    Aunties: The Seven Summers of Alevtina and Ludmila

    By Nadia Sablin

    Hardback £33.91

    Nadia Sablin's lyrical and evocative photographs in Aunties capture the small details and daily rituals of her septuagenarian aunts in a small Russian village.

    Alchemy in the Rain Forest: Politics, Ecology, and Resilience in a New Guinea Mining Area

    By Jerry K Jacka

    Hardback £69.61

    In Alchemy in the Rain Forest Jerry K. Jacka explores how the indigenous population of Papua New Guinea's Porgeran highlands struggle to create meaningful lives in the midst of the extreme social conflict and environmental degradation brought on by commercial gold mining.


    By Jane Livingston

    Hardback Save £8.04 = £61.96

    Mark Cohen is the quintessential street photographer, using an aggressive approach in which he closes in on strangers with a camera and flash before they're aware of being photographed. His stark images made on the streets of Wilkes-Barre and other working-class Pennsylvania towns capture moments, gestures, and emotions that, because...

    The Repeating Body: Slavery\'s Visual Resonance in the Contemporary

    By Kimberly Juanita Brown

    Paperback £19.46

    Kimberly Juanita Brown explores the literary and visual representations of how black women bear the marks of slavery, centers black women in narratives of slavery, and uncovers and critiques the refusal to see the violence done to black women's bodies.

    Architecture at the End of the Earth

    By William Craft Brumfield

    Hardback Save £2.34 = £29.66

    Featuring nearly two hundred full color photographs by William Craft Brumfield, this book documents the architecture of centuries-old wooden and brick churches, cathedrals and homes in the region surrounding the White Sea, which is known as the Russian North.

    Legitimizing Empire: Filipino American and U.S. Puerto Rican Cultural Critique

    By Faye Caronan

    Hardback £69.61

    When the United States acquired the Philippines and Puerto Rico, it reconciled its status as an empire with its anticolonial roots by claiming that it would altruistically establish democratic institutions in its new colonies. Ever since, Filipino and Puerto Rican artists have challenged promises of benevolent assimilation and portray U.S....

    Jewish Voices in Feminism: Transnational Perspectives

    By Nelly Las

    Hardback £42.61

    "Original French-language edition: Voix juives dans le faeminisme: Raesonances franocaises et anglo-amaericaines, A2011, Paris."

    The Emotional Logic of Capitalism: What Progressives Have Missed

    By Martijn Konings

    Hardback £51.76

    While many critiques of money and the market focus on its rationalizing and utilitarian logic, this book argues that the operation of capitalist economy centrally involves the production of new sources of faith and enchantment.

    Letters of the Law: Race and the Fantasy of Colorblindness in American Law

    By Sora Han

    Hardback £30.51

    This book is a deconstruction of the fantasy of colorblindness founding American law.

    Palestinian Commemoration in Israel: Calendars, Monuments, and Martyrs

    By Sorek Tamir

    Hardback £61.66

    Considers how Israeli citizenship shapes the collective memory of Palestinians and investigates the dilemmas and strategies inherent in national commemoration.

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