Transaction

We are delighted to welcome Transaction Publishers into the Taylor & Francis Group.

With over 50 years of distinguished publishing in economics, political science, urban studies, history, sociology, anthropology, philosophy, and psychology, Transaction brings over 4,000 books to T&F, complementing our established publishing program in these fields.

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New and Forthcoming

  • Reflections of a Veteran Pessimist

    Contemplating Modern Europe, Russia, and Jewish History

    By Walter Laqueur

    Having been exposed early in life to the dangers of extreme nationalism, journalist and historian Walter Laqueur chose to align his thinking with Victor Hugo’s ideal of a “European Brotherhood” where the European nations would merge into a “superior unit” overcoming war and strife. However, as time…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Visual Art

    A Survey of Cognitive Research About Pictures

    By Catherine Weir, Evans Mandes

    Interpreting Visual Art explores the psychological and cognitive mechanisms that underlie one's interpretation of art. After the brain encodes visual information, this encoding is then processed by perceptual mechanisms to identify objects and depth in pictures. The brain incorporates many factors…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • The Creation of Dangerous Violent Criminals

    By Lonnie H Athens

    Lonnie H. Athens’ path-breaking work examines a problem that has baffled experts and the general public alike: How does a person become a predatory violent criminal? In the original edition, the process that Athens labeled “violentization” encompassed four stages: brutalization, defiance,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • An Uncertain Ally

    Turkey under Erdogan's Dictatorship

    By David L. Phillips

    Under the rule of Recep Tayyip Erdogan Turkey has descended into a dictatorship, promotes the Islamist agenda, abuses human rights, limits freedom of expression in the press, and wages war against the Kurds. While Turkey has historically been important geopolitically, it has become an outlier in…

    Paperback – 2017-04-20
    Routledge

  • After the War

    The Press in a Changing America, 1865–1900

    Edited by David B. Sachsman

    After the War presents a panoramic view of social, political, and economic change in post-Civil War America by examining its journalism, from coverage of politics and Reconstruction to sensational reporting and images of the American people. The changes in America during this time were so dramatic…

    Hardback – 2017-04-17
    Routledge

  • Paid Patriotism?

    The Debate over Veterans' Benefits

    By James T. Bennett

    What does a nation owe its military veterans? Gratitude, esteem, land grants, medical care, pensions, higher education? Or is serving in the armed forces of one’s country an obligation to be undertaken without any expectation of compensation? If veterans are to receive government aid, should a…

    Paperback – 2017-04-14
    Routledge

  • In the Cross of Reality

    The Hegemony of Spaces

    By Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy

    This book makes the first volume of Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy’s Soziologie available in English for the first time since its 1956 publication in German. Rosenstock-Huessy argues that social philosophy has favored abstract and spatially contrived categories of social organization over temporal…

    Hardback – 2017-04-10
    Routledge

  • Word Plays

    Collected Writings on Politics and Culture

    By Robert Brustein

    According to Robert Brustein, the theater should be taken seriously as one of the fine arts, but it should also be considered a means to reflect on our world, times, and culture from a different perspective. However, this presents a great challenge—the masses must come to appreciate the theater as…

    Hardback – 2017-04-03
    Routledge

  • Stealth Altruism

    Forbidden Care as Jewish Resistance in the Holocaust

    By Arthur B. Shostak

    Though it has been nearly seventy years since the Holocaust, the human capacity for evil displayed by its perpetrators is still shocking and haunting. But the story of the Nazi attempt to annihilate European Jewry is not all we should remember. Stealth Altruism tells of secret, non-militant,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24
    Routledge

  • Information Technologies and Social Orders

    2nd Edition

    By Carl J. Couch

    Edited by Mark D. Johns

    According to Carl J. Couch, the history of human society is one of successive, sometimes overlapping, information technologies used to process the various symbolic representations that inform social contexts. Unlike earlier “media” theorists who ignored social context in order to concentrate on the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-04
    Routledge

  • Forced into Genocide

    Memoirs of an Armenian Soldier in the Ottoman Turkish Army

    By Adrienne G. Alexanian

    This memoir recalls Yervant Alexanian’s death-defying experiences in the center of the Armenian Genocide. Like other Armenians of his generation, he was an eyewitness to the massacre and dislocation of his family and fellow countrymen in Ottoman Turkey during World War I. Alexanian was conscripted…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge
    Genocide Studies

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