New Catalog Available: Books for Fall 2013

Fall 2013
The UH Press Fall 2013 catalog is now available!

Highlights include:

* A beautifully illustrated guide to plants  for watersmart tropical xeriscape gardens  — The Watersmart Garden: 100 Great Plants for the Tropical Xeriscape

* A look at how current attempts to preserve Hawai‘i’s native fauna and flora are embracing the emerging paradigm of ecological restoration — Restoring Paradise: Rethinking and Rebuilding Nature in Hawai‘i

* A revised and expanded edition of a popular guidebook to East O‘ahu’s spectacular nature preserve — Exploring Hanauma Bay: Revised and Expanded

* California roll, Chinese take-out, American-made kimchi, dogmeat, monosodium glutamate, SPAM: an exploration of the other side of Asian gastronomy — Dubious Gastronomy: The Cultural Politics of Eating Asian in the USA

* A reconsideration of the sudden and dramatic emergence of aesthetic eccentricity during the Edo period — The Aesthetics of Strangeness: Eccentricity and Madness in Early Modern Japan

* Retelling and remodeling history in twentieth-century Dutch Indies and Indonesian literarature — Situated Testimonies: Dread and Enchantment in an Indonesian Literary Archive

* The first scholarly edition of a classic of Pacific history and anthropology — Mutiny and Aftermath: James Morrison’s Account of the Mutiny on the Bounty and the Island of Tahiti

* A comprehensive, empirically grounded study of the production, circulation, and reception of Japanese popular culture in Asia — Regionalizing Culture: The Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia

* A book for those allergic to the wide-eyed superficiality of ordinary travel literature — A Faraway, Familiar Place: An Anthropologist Returns to Papua New Guinea