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Perspectives on Global Health
Includes the following latest titles: The Histories of HIVs; The Riddle of Malnutrition; The Experiment Must Continue; and Preaching Prevention

Series in Human Security
Includes the following latest titles: Exiting the Fragility Trap; Women’s Perspectives on Human Security; and Technologies of Suspicion and the Ethics of Obligation in Political Asylum

Gene Logsdon Series in Sustainable Living

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Common Mosses, Liverworts, and Lichens of Ohio
A Visual Guide
By Robert Klips

Mosses, liverworts, and lichens are so prevalent on rocks, trees, walkways, and buildings that they often go unnoticed. With plain language and detailed color photographs of Ohio’s most common species—many of which appear throughout the Midwest—this guide helps nature lovers identify and understand their crucial role in the ecosystem.

Plant Guide · Science | Life Sciences | Botany · Nature | Regional · Ohio · Ohio and Regional · Guidebook

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Mammals of Ohio
By John D. Harder and Guy N. Cameron

A comprehensive and informative review of mammalian biology and conservation in Ohio with illustrative accounts of fifty-five species, including updated research and high-quality photographs, maps, and original drawings.

Nature | Animals | Mammals · Ohio · Guidebook · Nature | Regional · Ohio and Regional

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Becoming a Place of Unrest
Environmental Crisis and Ecophenomenological Praxis
By Robert Booth

In this bold argument, Robert Booth asserts that the environmental crisis stems from our anthropocentric understanding of, and behavior in, the more-than-human world. Linking environmental phenomenology to ecofeminism, he shows why and how an ecophenomenological praxis may interrupt the environmental crisis at its source.

Philosophy | Movements | Phenomenology · Environmental Conservation · Social Science | Feminism & Feminist Theory · Philosophy · Environmental Studies

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The Muridiyya on the Move
Islam, Migration, and Place Making
By Cheikh Anta Babou

Representations of diasporic Murid disciples often depict them as passive recipients of change wrought by powerful clerics left behind in Senegal. In this study, Cheikh Anta Babou examines the construction of their transnational collective identity and its influence on cultural practices, identities, and aspirations.

Emigration and Immigration · History | Africa | West · Sufism · Senegal · Cote d'Ivoire · Gabon · France · United States · African Studies

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War and Society in Colonial Zambia, 1939–1953
By Alfred Tembo

The first major study of its kind, this book shows—from a Zambian perspective—how Northern Rhodesia, then a British colony, organized and deployed human, military, and natural resources during the Second World War. New research and oral histories further demonstrate the war’s social and industrial impact on Zambia in the immediate postwar period.

History | Africa | South | General · Political Science | Imperialism · World War II · Zambia · Eastern Africa · South Asia · Middle East · African Studies

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Motivation and the Primacy of Perception
Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Knowledge
By Peter Antich

Bridging phenomenology, philosophy of mind, and epistemology, Peter Antich asserts that the latter has long been hampered by an inadequate phenomenology of knowledge. However, a careful description of Merleau-Ponty’s phenomenon of motivation can offer compelling new ways to think about knowledge and longstanding epistemological questions.

Philosophy | Movements | Phenomenology · Philosophy | Epistemology · Philosophy | Aesthetics · Philosophy

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The Histories of HIVs
The Emergence of the Multiple Viruses That Caused the AIDS Epidemics
Edited by William H. Schneider

In this interdisciplinary collection, experts provide the most complete description to date of the often ignored and underappreciated features of the history of the multiple human immunodeficiency viruses (HIVs) responsible for the global AIDS pandemic.

Public Health · Social Science | Disease and Health Issues · Medical | Epidemiology · HIV-AIDS · Africa · African Studies

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Finding Dr. Livingstone
A History in Documents from the Henry Morton Stanley Archives
Edited by Mathilde Leduc-Grimaldi and James L. Newman
· Foreword by Guido Gryseels and Dominique Allard

Never-before-published documents from Henry Stanley’s historic 1871 expedition to what is now Tanzania in search of David Livingstone recasts Stanley’s sensationalized narrative with new details about the people involved, their systems of knowledge, commerce, and labor, the natural environment, and the spread of modern colonial powers in Africa.

History | Expeditions & Discoveries · Literary Collections | Diaries & Journals · History | Africa | East · Eastern Africa · Tanzania · African Studies

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Ailing in Place
Environmental Inequities and Health Disparities in Appalachia
By Michele Morrone

Ailing in Place examines environmental conditions in Appalachia and explores the relationship between those conditions and certain health outcomes that are often incorrectly ascribed to poor individual choices.

Appalachian Studies · Public Health · Environmental Policy · Appalachia

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Monsoon Postcards
Indian Ocean Journeys
By David H. Mould

In Monsoon Postcards, David H. Mould traverses the Indian Ocean from Madagascar through India and Bangladesh to Indonesia. He offers witty and insightful glimpses into countries linked by history, trade, migration, religion, and a colonial legacy, exploring how they confront an array of contemporary challenges.

Travel Writing · Madagascar · Memoir · Trade Nonfiction · Indonesia · Bangladesh · India

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A Taste of the Hocking Hills
By Matt Rapposelli

A Taste of the Hocking Hills intermingles delicious recipes with striking photographs of the Appalachian region. Chef Matt Rapposelli presents dishes by the season, noting the specialties appearing on his menus that time of year. Whether enjoying a winter evening or a summer morning, cooks will be able to bring a bit of the Hocking Hills home.

Cookbooks · Travel - Midwest · Food Studies · Ohio and Regional

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Little Otter Learns to Swim
By Artie Knapp and Guy Hobbs

In this endearing picture book, a baby river otter learns to swim, dive, and play in her natural habitat. From children’s author Artie Knapp and wildlife artist Guy Hobbs, Little Otter Learns to Swim is an entertaining and colorful tale for ages four and up. The book includes fun facts and information from the River Otter Ecology Project.

Animal Storybook (Juvenile Fiction) · Nature (Juvenile Fiction) · Ohio · Young Readers

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Hello, This Is Your Body Talking
A Draw-It-Yourself Coloring Book
By Lucia Capacchione

With Drawing Your Stress Away and Hello, This Is Your Body Talking, art therapist and educator Dr. Lucia Capacchione presents a new concept in adult coloring: the draw-it-yourself coloring book. Forty years ago, Capacchione originated the Creative Journal Method to help clients and students reduce stress, heal trauma and unleash creativity.

Personal Growth · Psychology - Creative Ability

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Drawing Your Stress Away
A Draw-It-Yourself Coloring Book
By Lucia Capacchione

Unlike traditional coloring books, which require fine motor control in highly detailed predetermined patterns, Drawing Your Stress Away is an “anti-coloring book” that helps reduce tension through emotional expression, self-nurturing, and artistic discovery.

Psychology - Creative Ability · Personal Growth

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Ohio in Photographs
A Portrait of the Buckeye State
By Ian Adams and Randall Lee Schieber
· Introduction by John Fleischman
· Foreword by John R. Kasich

Ohio in Photographs is a collection of stunning images that capture the texture of life in the Buckeye State. Two of the region’s’s leading landscape photographers, Ian Adams and Randall Lee Schieber, present a rich array of places and people from each of Ohio’s eighty-eight counties.

Photography | Subjects & Themes | Regional · Ohio · Ohio and Regional · Travel | Pictorials

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