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"A Problem from Hell"

"A Problem from Hell"

From the Armenian Genocide to the ethnic cleansings of Kosovo and Darfur, modern history is haunted by acts of brutal violence. Yet American leaders who vow never again" repeatedly fail to stop genocide. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award, " A Problem from Hell" draws upon exclusive interviews with Washington's top...

"City of the Future"

"City of the Future"

Astana, the capital city of the post-Soviet Kazakhstan, has often been admired for the design and planning of its futuristic cityscape. This anthropological study of the development of the city focuses on every-day practices, official ideologies and representations alongside the memories and dreams of the city's longstanding residents and recent migrants

"Cum Essem in Constantie...": Raffaele Fulgosio and the Council of Constance 1414-1415

"Cum Essem in Constantie...": Raffaele Fulgosio and the Council of Constance 1414-1415

In "Cum essem in Constantie," Martin John Cable presents a study of the Padua university jurist Raffaele Fulgosio (Fulgosius) (1367-1427) and his work as an advocate at the Council of Constance from 1414 to 1415.

"Farewell, My Nation"

"Farewell, My Nation"

The fully updated third edition of Farewell, My Nation considers the complex and often tragic relationships between American Indians, white Americans, and the U.S. government during the nineteenth century, as the government tried to find ways to deal with social and political questions about how to treat America s indigenous population. * Updated to...

"Guidance, Not Governance"

"Guidance, Not Governance"

Solomon Bennett Freehof (1892-1990) was one of America's most distinguished, influential, and beloved rabbis. Ordained at Hebrew Union College in 1915, he was of the generation of rabbis from east European immigrant backgrounds who moved Reform Judaism away from its classical form toward a renewed appreciation of traditional practices. Freehof himself...

"Happy the One Who Meditates on Wisdom" (Sir. 14,20)

"Happy the One Who Meditates on Wisdom" (Sir. 14,20)

The last four decades have seen a substantial progress in the study of the Book of Ben Sira (Ecclesiasticus) on the literary, historical, theological, and sociological level. The discovery of the Hebrew Ben Sira Scroll at Masada in 1964 and the find of Hebrew Ben Sira fragments among the Dead Sea Scrolls were crucial landmarks to encourage serious investigation...

"His Dark Materials" Heinemann Play

"His Dark Materials" Heinemann Play

From the novels by Philip Pullman, this brilliant adaptation by Nicholas Wright of His Dark Materials is sure to be a runaway success with your students - such is the popularity of the original trilogy which has earned wide literary acclaim. * Consists of the two critically acclaimed plays performed at the National Theatre both printed in one volume...

"I Don't See Color"

"I Don't See Color"

Who is white, and why should we care? There was a time when the immigrants of New York City's Lower East Side-the Irish, the Poles, the Italians, the Russian Jews-were not white, but now "they" are. There was a time when the French-speaking working classes of Quebec were told to "speak white," that is, to speak English. Whiteness is an allegorical category...

"I Have Always Loved the Holy Tongue"

"I Have Always Loved the Holy Tongue"

Fusing high scholarship with high drama, Anthony Grafton and Joanna Weinberg uncover a secret and extraordinary aspect of a legendary Renaissance scholar's already celebrated achievement. The French Protestant Isaac Casaubon (1559-1614) is known to us through his pedantic namesake in George Eliot's "Middlemarch." But in this book, the real Casaubon...

"I Love Learning; I Hate School"

"I Love Learning; I Hate School"

"If You Leave Us Here, We Will Die"

"If You Leave Us Here, We Will Die"

This is a book about a terrible spate of mass violence. It is also about a rare success in bringing such violence to an end. "If You Leave Us Here, We Will Die" tells the story of East Timor, a half-island that suffered genocide after Indonesia invaded in 1975, and which was again laid to waste after the population voted for independence from Indonesia...

"Lost" Causes

"Lost" Causes

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