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  • Why Indonesia’s Muslim preachers are doing so well

    Cornell University Press has just published Hearing Allah’s Call: Preaching and performance in Indonesian Islam. Anthropologist Birgit Braeuchler interviewed the author, Julian Millie, of Monash University, about his new book. Birgit Braeuchler: Your... more >>

  • The Bell Tolls for Ringling

    By Steve Zeitlin, author of The Poetry of Everyday Life This past spring I bought two tickets to the last show of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, scheduled for May 21, 2017, in Uniondale, New York. The iconic three-ring circus... more >>

  • Doc Martyn’s Sage Marketing: Cover Copy

    In real estate, as we all know, it’s location, location, location. In the book world that location is the cover of the book and the websites on which the book is featured. In both cases, the prime real estate is where you find the descriptive copy for... more >>

  • Outbox: Smart Books

    By Michael J. McGandy A couple of months ago I was recording a segment for “1869: The Cornell University Press Podcast” and our marketing director, Martyn Beeny, asked me what I meant when I talked about “smart books.” I had used the term in... more >>

  • Police/Worlds: Studies in Security, Crime, and Governance

    Police/Worlds: Studies in Security, Crime, and Governance is a new series forthcoming from Cornell University Press. It will be edited by anthropologists Ilana Feldman, Will Garriott, Kevin Karpiak, and Sameena Mulla. Download the flyer for more... more >>

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