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We talked to Mate Nikola Tokić, the author of Croatian Radical Separatism and Diaspora Terrorism During the Cold War. Croatian Radical Separatism and Diaspora Terrorism During the Cold War examines one of the most active but least remembered groups of terrorists of the Cold War: radical anti-Yugoslav Croatian separatists. At its core, this book is concerned more…

We talked to Alex M. Spencer, the author of British Imperial Air Power: The Royal Air Forces and the Defense of Australia and New Zealand Between the World Wars. British Imperial Air Power examines the air defense of Australia and New Zealand during the interwar period. It also demonstrates the difficulty of applying new military more…

We talked to Scott O. Moore, an assistant professor of history at Eastern Connecticut State University and author of Teaching the Empire: Education and State Loyalty in Late Habsburg Austria. Teaching the Empire explores how Habsburg Austria utilized education to cultivate the patriotism of its people.   Q: What got you interested in studying and more…

We talked to Jennifer Levasseur, a museum curator in the Department of Space History at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC and the author of Through Astronaut Eyes: Photographing Early Human Spaceflight. Through Astronaut Eyes explores the origins and impact of astronaut still photography from 1962 to 1972, the period when human more…

Open Access and COVID-19

May 4th, 2020

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has brought into sharp focus the importance of access to digital information. Collaboration in a digital environment has become paramount as researchers seek to answer questions about the novel coronavirus. These researchers and scholars need immediate access to research and datasets being used by other scholars in order to build on existing more…

Our wonderful selection of books on Purdue include two books published for Purdue’s 150th Anniversary, Ever True and Purdue at 150, biographies on notable Purdue alumni, a new collection of Neil Armstrong’s letters, and many others.   Ever True: 150 Years of Giant Leaps at Purdue University by John Norberg         Purdue more…

Purdue University Press is pleased to announce a new partnership with Longleaf Services for fulfillment and distribution services which will take effect on July 1, 2020. In addition, Purdue University Press books will be represented by the Columbia University Press Sales Consortium in the United States. “I’ve watched over the past few years as many more…

Scholarly books have long been the backbone of academia, but too often these books do not get the attention they deserve. In this series, we ask our authors which academic works have had a lasting influence on them. Follow this link to see the rest of the series. This post was written by Jennifer Levasseur, PhD, more…

Whether you’re a master gardener or in need of a pleasant distraction Purdue University Press publishes wonderful books on the outdoors, including books on horticulture, agriculture, and the natural history of the Midwest. Below you can find a few of our featured titles on gardening.   A History of Zinnias: Flower for the Ages by more…

We talked to Marlene Orozco, an editor and author of Advancing U.S. Latino Entrepreneurship: A New National Economic Imperative. The book, also edited by Alfonso Morales, Michael J. Pisani, and Jerry I. Porras, examines business formation and success among Latinos by identifying arrangements that enhance entrepreneurship and by understanding the sociopolitical contexts that shape entrepreneurial more…