Welcome Educators

This online resource provides information about the Press's most popular course titles in a variety of disciplines. Educators may request desk or examination copies from the site, using the one of the online forms.

  • Use our online forms to request Exam copies or Desk copies for your courses.
  • Check our “Read to Respond” reading lists which address the current climate of misinformation by highlighting articles and books that encourage thoughtful, educated debate on today’s most pressing issues. Share these carefully selected resources in and out of the classroom.
  • A Primer for Teaching African History
    A Primer for Teaching African History • Trevor R. Getz
    A Primer for Teaching African History is a guide for college and high school teachers who are teaching African history for the first time, for experienced teachers who want to reinvigorate their courses, for those who are training future teachers to prepare their own syllabi, and for teachers who want to incorporate African history into their world history courses.
  • Designs for the Pluriverse
    Designs for the Pluriverse • Arturo Escobar
    In Designs for the Pluriverse Arturo Escobar presents a new vision of design theory and practice aimed at channeling design's world-making capacity toward ways of being and doing that are deeply attuned to justice and the Earth. Noting that most design—from consumer goods and digital technologies to built environments—currently serves capitalist ends, Escobar argues for the development of an "autonomous design" that eschews commercial and modernizing aims in favor of more collaborative and placed-based approaches.
  • My Life as a Spy
    My Life as a Spy • Katherine Verdery
    Part memoir, part detective story, part anthropological analysis, My Life as a Spy offers a personal account of how government surveillance worked during the Cold War and how Verdery experienced living under it.

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