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  • An Anthology of Irish Literature (2 Volume Set)

    An Anthology of Irish Literature (2 Volume Set)

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814729540

    Most anthologies of Irish literature deal only with Irish literature in English, that which is gerally referred to as Anglo-Irish literature. Most of them also deal only with Irish writers of the twentieth century. An Anthology of Irish Literature i…

  • Children and Youth in a New Nation

    Children and Youth in a New Nation

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814757420

    In the early years of the Republic, as Americans tried to determine what it meant to be an American, they also wondered what it meant to be an American child. A defensive, even fearful, approach to childhood gave way to a more optimistic campaign to…

  • Children and Youth in a New Nation

    Children and Youth in a New Nation

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814757499

    In the early years of the Republic, as Americans tried to determine what it meant to be an American, they also wondered what it meant to be an American child. A defensive, even fearful, approach to childhood gave way to a more optimistic campaign to…

  • Ethnic Peace in the American City

    Ethnic Peace in the American City
    av Edward Taehan Chang

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814715840

    The Los Angeles riot of 1992 marked America's first high-profile multiethnic civil unrest. Latinos, Asian Americans, whites, and African Americans were involved as both victims and assailants. Nearly half of the businesses destroyed were Korean Amer…

  • Ethnic Peace in the American City

    Ethnic Peace in the American City
    av Edward Taehan Chang

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814715833

    The Los Angeles riot of 1992 marked America's first high-profile multiethnic civil unrest. Latinos, Asian Americans, whites, and African Americans were involved as both victims and assailants. Nearly half of the businesses destroyed were Korean Amer…

  • Beyond the Graven Image

    Beyond the Graven Image
    av Lionel Kochan

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814747001

    From the archetypical story of Abraham smashing his father's household idols to God's commandment at Mount Sinai that "You shall have no other gods before Me," the prohibition in Judaism against the worship of idols has been unyielding. Idolatry is…

  • Beyond the Graven Image

    Beyond the Graven Image
    av Lionel Kochan

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814747032

    From the archetypical story of Abraham smashing his father's household idols to God's commandment at Mount Sinai that "You shall have no other gods before Me," the prohibition in Judaism against the worship of idols has been unyielding. Idolatry is…

  • Bonds of Citizenship

    Bonds of Citizenship
    av Hoang Gia Phan

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814771709

    In this study of literature and law from the Constitutional founding through the Civil War, Hoang Gia Phan demonstrates how American citizenship and civic culture were profoundly transformed by the racialized material histories of free, enslaved, an…

  • Bonds of Citizenship

    Bonds of Citizenship
    av Hoang Gia Phan

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814738474

    In this study of literature and law from the Constitutional founding through the Civil War, Hoang Gia Phan demonstrates how American citizenship and civic culture were profoundly transformed by the racialized material histories of free, enslaved, an…

  • The Epistle of Forgiveness

    The Epistle of Forgiveness
    av Abu l-'Ala' al-Ma'arri

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479834945

    Known as "one of the most complex and unusual texts in Arabic literature" (Banipal Magazine), The Epistle of Forgiveness is the lengthy reply by the prolific Syrian poet and prose writer, Abu l-'Ala' al-Ma'arri (d. 449/1057), to a letter by an obscu…

  • The Works of Charles Darwin, Volume 6

    The Works of Charles Darwin, Volume 6
    av Charles Darwin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814720493

    Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882) has been widely recognized since his own time as one of the most influential writers in the history of Western thought. His books were widely read by specialists and the general public, and his influence had been ex…

  • A Pledge with Purpose

    A Pledge with Purpose
    av Gregory S. Parks

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479823277

    Reveals the historical and political significance of "The Divine Nine"-the Black Greek Letter Organizations In 1905, Henry Arthur Callis began his studies at Cornell University. Despite their academic pedigrees, Callis and his fellow African America…

  • Rama's Last Act

    Rama's Last Act

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814767337

    "Rama's Last Act" by Bhava*bhuti is counted among the greatest Sanskrit dramas. The work at once dramatizes the "Ramayana"-it is one of the earliest theatrical adaptations of Valmiki's epic masterpiece-and revises its most intractable episode, the h…

  • Cultivating Intelligence

    Cultivating Intelligence
    av Louise Harmon

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814766293

    A personal account of academic life In what might be considered a postmodern version of The Paper Chase, Louise Harmon and Deborah W. Post explore what law school looks and feels like today for two women academics. In the tradition of Patricia Willi…

  • Cultivating Intelligence

    Cultivating Intelligence
    av Louise Harmon

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814766286

    A personal account of academic life In what might be considered a postmodern version of The Paper Chase, Louise Harmon and Deborah W. Post explore what law school looks and feels like today for two women academics. In the tradition of Patricia Willi…

  • Keywords for Gender and Sexuality Studies

    Keywords for Gender and Sexuality Studies

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479808137

  • The Culture and Psychology Reader

    The Culture and Psychology Reader
    av Nancy Rule Goldberger

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814730812

    Cultural differences affect everything from international relations to the trivial encounters of daily life. Tensions between the U.S. and Japan, strife between African-Americans and Koreans, the difficulty urban youth encounter in adapting to a whi…

  • Citizenship

    Citizenship
    av Ruth Lister

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814751954

    The second edition of this classic text substantially revises and extends the original, takes account of theoretical and policy developments, and enhances its international scope. Drawing on a range of disciplines and literatures, the book provides…

  • What's Gone Wrong?: South Africa on the Brink of Failed Statehood

    What's Gone Wrong?: South Africa on the Brink of Failed Statehood
    av Alex Boraine

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479854974

    This is the book that Alex Boraine never wanted to write. As a native South African and a witness to the worst years of apartheid, he has known many of the leaders of the African National Congress in exile. He shared the jubilation of millions of So…

  • The Brooklyn Cyclones

    The Brooklyn Cyclones
    av Ben Osborne

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814762059

    When professional baseball returned to Brooklyn in 2001, fans were jubilant and the media swarmed. After losing the Brooklyn Dodgers to California 44 years ago, Brooklyn baseball fans could once again claim a team of their own: the Cyclones, a Class…

  • God's New Whiz Kids?

    God's New Whiz Kids?
    av Rebecca Y. Kim

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814747902

    In the past twenty years, many traditionally white campus religious groups have become Asian American. Today there are more than fifty evangelical Christian groups at UC Berkeley and UCLA alone, and 80% of their members are Asian American. At Harvar…

  • Original Sin

    Original Sin
    av Samuel A. Marcosson

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814756409

    Originalism is the practice of reviewing constitutional cases by seeking to discern the framers' and ratifiers' intent. Original Sin argues that the "jurisprudence of original intent," represented on the current Supreme Court by Justices Antonin Sca…

  • Seven Hundred Elegant Verses

    Seven Hundred Elegant Verses
    av Govardhana

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814736876

    When Go*vardhana composed his "Seven Hundred Elegant Verses" in Sanskrit in the twelfth century CE, the title suggested that this was a response to the 700 verses in the more demotic Prakrit language traditionally attributed to King Hala, composed a…

  • An Anthology of Irish Literature (Vol. 1)

    An Anthology of Irish Literature (Vol. 1)
    av Richard Green

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814730058

  • Surrealism

    Surrealism
    av Silvano Levy

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814751282

    Dal. Picasso. Ernst. Magritte. Maddox. Breton. Artaud, Fondane, Masson--all are to be found in this gallery of surrealist artists. Focussing on surrealist visuality--defined as the visual expression of internal perception or, in Andr Breton's words,…

  • Surrealism

    Surrealism
    av Silvano Levy

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814751275

    Dal. Picasso. Ernst. Magritte. Maddox. Breton. Artaud, Fondane, Masson--all are to be found in this gallery of surrealist artists. Focussing on surrealist visuality--defined as the visual expression of internal perception or, in Andr Breton's words,…

  • Dividing the Faith

    Dividing the Faith
    av Richard J. Boles

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479803187

    Uncovers the often overlooked participation of African Americans and Native Americans in early Protestant churches Phillis Wheatley was stolen from her family in Senegambia, and, in 1761, slave traders transported her to Boston, Massachusetts, to be…

  • Fixing Law Schools

    Fixing Law Schools
    av Benjamin H. Barton

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479866557

    An urgent plea for much needed reforms to legal education The period from 2008 to 2018 was a lost decade for American law schools. Employment results were terrible. Applications and enrollment cratered. Revenue dropped precipitously and several law…

  • The Spectre of Democracy

    The Spectre of Democracy
    av Michael Levin

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814750605

    Levin traces the century and a half between the American and French revolutions and the end of the First World War, a key period for public debate over democratization. Examining the writings and ideology of a variety of anti-democratic thinkers, he…

  • Studies in the Short Fiction of Mahfouz and Idris

    Studies in the Short Fiction of Mahfouz and Idris
    av Mona Mikhail

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814754740

    In this comparative approach to the works of two major contemporary Egyptian writers, Mona Mikhail identifies existentialism as a major force in their work. Her close examination of the images and metaphors that recur in the short fiction of those t…

  • Superdads

    Superdads
    av Gayle Kaufman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814749166

    "Look! There in the playground -- with the stroller and diaper bag! It's Superdad! Yes, it's Superdad-the most involved fathers in American history. And with this careful, compassionate and also critical group portrait, Gayle Kaufman has finally tol…

  • Leg over Leg

    Leg over Leg
    av Ahmad Faris Al-Shidyaq

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479800728

    Leg over Leg recounts the life, from birth to middle age, of "the Fariyaq," alter ego of Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq, a pivotal figure in the intellectual and literary history of the modern Arab world. The always edifying and often hilarious adventures o…

  • American Foreign Policy Toward Latin America in the 80s and 90s

    American Foreign Policy Toward Latin America in the 80s and 90s
    av Howard J. Wiarda

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814792575

    This thoughtful, controversial book, by one of the country's leading Latin America scholars, examines the fundamental tenets and ideologies behind America's policy towards Latin America over the course of the last three administrations. Howard Wiard…

  • America's Colony

    America's Colony
    av Pedro A Malavet

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814757413

    The precise legal nature of the relationship between the United States and the people of Puerto Rico was not explicitly determined in 1898 when the Treaty of Paris transferred sovereignty over Puerto Rico from Spain to the United States. Since then,…

  • The Big Onion Guide to Brooklyn

    The Big Onion Guide to Brooklyn
    av Seth I. Kamil

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814747858

    The Big Onion Guide to Brooklyn is an entertaining and informative walking guide to the historic people and places of Brooklyn. Ten fascinating, fact-filled walks are featured, inviting the reader to take an intimate tour through Brooklyn's importan…

  • The Power of Sports

    The Power of Sports
    av Michael Serazio

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479887316

    A provocative, must-read investigation that both appreciates the importance of-and punctures the hype around-big-time contemporary American athletics In an increasingly secular, fragmented, and distracted culture, nothing brings Americans together q…

  • The Housing Divide

    The Housing Divide
    av Emily Rosenbaum

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814775905

    The Housing Divide examines the generational patterns in New York City's housing market and neighborhoods along the lines of race and ethnicity. The book provides an in-depth analysis of many immigrant groups in New York, especially providing an und…

  • Survivors of the Holocaust

    Survivors of the Holocaust
    av Hanna Yablonka

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814796924

    Survivors of the Holocaust accounted for fully one-half of the wave of immigration into Israel in the aftermath of World War II. These survivors were among the first to enter the gates of the new state following its founding in 1948. In this importa…

  • Brands

    Brands
    av Susannah Hart, John M. Murphy, Susannah Hart

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814755990

    From new brand development to brand management, from trademark protection to the role of advertising and design, Brands offers a comprehensive survey of all aspects of branding. Assembling a wide range of "brand experts," this topical and authoritat…

  • The Jewish Self-Image in the West

    The Jewish Self-Image in the West
    av Michael Berkowitz

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814798614

    From horned devils to greedy money lenders, images have been used as weapons against Jews for thousands of years. Even photojournalist social reformers of the early twentieth century reinforced derogatory stereotypes of Jews as wretched, immoral, an…

  • Evolution of the Judicial Opinion

    Evolution of the Judicial Opinion
    av William D. Popkin

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814767269

    In this sweeping study of the judicial opinion, William D. Popkin examines how judges' opinions have been presented from the early American Republic to the present. Throughout history, he maintains, judges have presented their opinions within politi…

  • Pan Africanism

    Pan Africanism
    av Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814706619

    While the fate of Africa is much discussed in the West, Westerners rarely hear the voices of Africans themselves in the debate over the future of this imperiled continent. Pan-Africanism aims to unite the many different peoples of Africa and the Dia…

  • The Economic Foundations of Government

    The Economic Foundations of Government
    av Randall G. Holcombe

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814735060

    This welcome work argues that government is the result of a contract arrived at by individuals with varying bargaining power. Holcombe explores such issues as why the political system protects individual's rights, why individuals agree to political…

  • Another Self

    Another Self
    av Linda W. Rosenzweig

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814774861

    From nineteenth-century romantic friendships to childhood best friends and idealistic versions of feminist sisterhood, female friendship has been seen as an essential, sustaining influence on women's lives. Women are thought to have a special aptitu…

  • Daybooks and Notebooks: Volume II

    Daybooks and Notebooks: Volume II
    av Walt Whitman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814794326

    General Series Editors: Gay Wilson Allen and Sculley Bradley Originally published between 1961 and 1984, and now available in paperback for the first time, the critically acclaimed Collected Writings of Walt Whitman captures every facet of one of Am…

  • Imagenation

    Imagenation
    av Jose Van Dijck

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814787960

    The public image of genetics research has undergone a remarkable transformation since the 1950s, from a suspect brand of research tainted by eugenics to a thriving, well-funded, and "popular" field of biomedicine. Still, despite enormous scientific…

  • The Bobbed Haired Bandit

    The Bobbed Haired Bandit
    av Stephen Duncombe

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814719800

    Ripped straight from the headlines of the Jazz Age, The Bobbed Haired Bandit is a tale of flappers and fast cars, of sex and morality. In the spring of 1924, a poor, 19-year-old laundress from Brooklyn robbed a string of New York grocery stores with…

  • Blood and Fire

    Blood and Fire
    av Margaret M. Poloma

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814767481

    What does it mean to live out the theology presented in the Great Commandment to "love God above all and to love your neighbor as yourself"? In Blood and Fire, Poloma and Hood explore how understandings of godly love function to empower believers. T…

  • Inner City Kids

    Inner City Kids
    av Alice McIntyre

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814756355

    Urban teens of color are often portrayed as welfare mothers, drop outs, drug addicts, and both victims and perpetrators of the many kinds of violence which can characterize life in urban areas. Although urban youth often live in contexts which inclu…

  • Inner City Kids

    Inner City Kids
    av Alice McIntyre

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814756362

    Urban teens of color are often portrayed as welfare mothers, drop outs, drug addicts, and both victims and perpetrators of the many kinds of violence which can characterize life in urban areas. Although urban youth often live in contexts which inclu…

  • Immigrant Faith

    Immigrant Faith
    av Phillip Connor

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479853908

    Immigrant Faith examines trends and patterns relating to religion in the lives of immigrants. The volume moves beyond specific studies of particular faiths in particular immigrant destinations to present the religious lives of immigrants in the Unit…

  • Immigrant Faith

    Immigrant Faith
    av Phillip Connor

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479883790

    Immigrant Faith examines trends and patterns relating to religion in the lives of immigrants. The volume moves beyond specific studies of particular faiths in particular immigrant destinations to present the religious lives of immigrants in the Unit…

  • Essential Papers on Messianic Movements and Personalities in Jewish History

    Essential Papers on Messianic Movements and Personalities in Jewish History

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814779439

    The messianic idea that a redeemer sent by God will come to end the suffering of a persecuted people and inaugurate a new age of justice and peace has been one of the most powerful and influential concepts given by the Jewish people to western civil…

  • The Works of Charles Darwin, Volume 3

    The Works of Charles Darwin, Volume 3
    av Charles Darwin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814720462

    Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882) has been widely recognized since his own time as one of the most influential writers in the history of Western thought. His books were widely read by specialists and the general public, and his influence had been ex…

  • 5 Grams

    5 Grams
    av Dimitri A. Bogazianos

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814787007

    In 2010, President Barack Obama signed a law repealing one of the most controversial policies in American criminal justice history: the one hundred to one sentencing disparity between crack cocaine and powder whereby someone convicted of "simply" po…

  • 5 Grams

    5 Grams
    av Dimitri A. Bogazianos

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814787014

    In 2010, President Barack Obama signed a law repealing one of the most controversial policies in American criminal justice history: the one hundred to one sentencing disparity between crack cocaine and powder whereby someone convicted of "simply" po…

  • Freedom's War

    Freedom's War
    av Scott Lucas

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814751596

    "This book...broadens our understanding of the post-World War II confrontation between the United States and the USSR and serves as a strong stimulus for the study of the contribution to the clash of ideas, using documents from former Communist arch…

  • Criminal Law

    Criminal Law
    av Thomas Morawetz

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814754641

    This Major Reference series brings together a wide range of key international articles in law and legal theory. Many of these essays are not readily accessible, and their presentation in these volumes will provide a vital new resource for both resea…

  • An Oasis City

    An Oasis City
    av Roger S. Bagnall

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781479889228

    Scattered through the vast expanse of stone and sand that makes up Egypt's Western Desert are several oases. These islands of green in the midst of the Sahara owe their existence to springs and wells drawing on ancient aquifers. In antiquity, as tod…