Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
Publisher: Pantheon On Sale: March 4, 2014 Price: $29.95 ISBN: 978-0-375-42490-8 (0-375-42490-3)
This fascinating, timely, and important book on the connection between music and political activism among Muslim youth around the world looks at how hip-hop, jazz, and reggae, along with Andalusian and Gnawa music, have become a means of building community and expressing protest in the face of the West’s policies in...
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Format: Trade Paperback, 198 pages
Publisher: Prometheus Books On Sale: March 4, 2014 Price: $19.95 ISBN: 978-1-61614-911-6 (1-61614-911-6)
Increasingly, conservative religious groups are using religious liberty as a sword to lash out at others. In this forcefully argued defense of the separation of church and state, Robert Boston makes it clear that the religious freedom guaranteed in the First Amendment is an individual right, the right of personal conscience...
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Format: Hardcover, 592 pages
Publisher: Random House On Sale: January 28, 2014 Price: $32.00 ISBN: 978-0-8129-9346-2 (0-8129-9346-2)
From National Book Award finalist David I. Kertzer comes the compelling story of Pope Pius XI’s secret relations with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. This groundbreaking work, based on seven years of research in the Vatican and Fascist archives, including reports from Mussolini’s spies inside the highest levels of the Church, will...Read more >