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FDU Press Marks 50th Year with New Office, New Books

Fairleigh Dickinson University Press has relocated its operations from the Florham Campus in Madison, N.J., to the Vancouver Campus in British Columbia, Canada, as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. James Gifford, English and director of University Core (Van), has been appointed director of FDU Press.

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Covers of the newly published books.

The Press also announces its recently published books. By author/editor, they are:

• Tapan Basu and Tasneem Shahnaaz, editors, Crossing Borders: Essays on Literature, Culture, and Society in Honor of Amritjit Singh;

• H. Lowell Brown, The American Constitutional Tradition: Colonial Charters, Covenants, and Revolutionary State Constitutions, 1578–1780;

• Louise Geddes, Appropriating Shakespeare: A Cultural History of Pyramus and Thisbe;

• Michael Hofmann, Habermas’s Public Sphere: A Critique;

• Gabriella Romani and Jennifer Burns, editors, The Formation of a National Audience in Italy, 1750–1890: Readers and Spectators of Italian Culture; and

• Lawrence Samuel, The American Way of Life: A Cultural History.

The existing Press’ Editorial Committee and Advisory Board will continue their role in the review and selection of manuscripts for publication. Harry Keyishian, emeritus, English (Flor), and former director of FDU Press, will continue to be part of the editorial committee.

For further information on the newly published books or other FDU Press books, contact James Gifford at (604) 648-4476 or email fdupress@fdu.edu. A catalog is available. The FDU Press website is http://www.fdupress.org.

FDU Press books may be ordered online from The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group at http://www.rowmanlittlefield.com; or through its Customer Service Department, 4501 Forbes Blvd., Suite 200, Lanham, MD 20706 at telephone: 1-800-462-6420 or email custserv@rowman.com.