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  • Life at the Bottom

    Life at the Bottom
    av Theodore Dalrymple

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566635059

    Here is a searing account-probably the best yet published-of life in the underclass and why it persists as it does. Theodore Dalrymple, a British psychiatrist who treats the poor in a slum hospital and a prison in England, has seemingly seen it all.…

  • Neo-Conservatism

    Neo-Conservatism
    av Irving Kristol

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566632287

    The movement called neo-conservatism has provided the intellectual foundation for the resurgence of American conservatism in our time. And if neo-conservatism can be said to have a father or an architect, that person is Irving Kristol. Schooled in r…

  • Our Culture, What's Left of It

    Our Culture, What's Left of It
    av Theodore Dalrymple

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566637213

    This new collection of essays by the author of Life at the Bottom bears the unmistakable stamp of Theodore Dalrymple's bracingly clearsighted view of the human condition. It suggests comparison with the work of George Orwell. In these twenty-six pie…

  • Our Culture, What's Left of It

    Our Culture, What's Left of It
    av Theodore Dalrymple

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566636438

    This new collection of essays by the author of Life at the Bottom bears the unmistakable stamp of Theodore Dalrymple's bracingly clearsighted view of the human condition. In these pieces, Dr. Dalrymple ranges over literature and ideas, from Shakespe…

  • Molotov Remembers

    Molotov Remembers
    av V. M. Molotov

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566637152

    In conversations with the poet-biographer Felix Chuev, Molotov offers an incomparable view of the politics of Soviet society and the nature of Kremlin leadership under communism. Filled with startling insights and indelible portraits, the book is an…

  • Eyewitness Auschwitz

    Eyewitness Auschwitz
    av Filip Muller

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566632713

    Filip Müller came to Auschwitz with one of the earliest transports from Slovakia in April 1942 and began working in the gassing installations and crematoria in May. He was still alive when the gassings ceased in November 1944. He saw millions come a…

  • In Search of Ancient Ireland

    In Search of Ancient Ireland
    av Carmel McCaffrey

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566635257

    This engaging book traces the history, archaeology, and legends of ancient Ireland from 9000 B.C., when nomadic hunter-gatherers appeared in Ireland at the end of the last Ice Age to 1167 A.D., when a Norman invasion brought the country under contro…

  • Dismantling Utopia

    Dismantling Utopia
    av Scott Shane

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566630993

    By the 1980s the Soviet Union had matched the United States in military might and far surpassed it in the production of steel, timber, concrete, and oil. But the electronic whirlwind that was transforming the global economy had been locked out by co…

  • Dismantling Utopia

    Dismantling Utopia
    av Scott Shane

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566630481

    A brilliant and original account of how Gorbachev's easing of information controls destroyed the illusions of communism and drove the Soviet system to ruin. Shane writes with such bracing authority, such startling insight, that Dismantling Utopia mu…

  • Red Scare or Red Menace?

    Red Scare or Red Menace?
    av John Earl Haynes

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566630917

    As one of a handful of American scholars allowed to review documents in newly opened Soviet archives, John Haynes has used fresh evidence to shed new light on the United States' confrontation with communism at home. In a succinct survey, Haynes trac…

  • Wittgenstein's Vienna

    Wittgenstein's Vienna
    av Allan Janik

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566631327

    This is a remarkable book about a man (perhaps the most important and original philosopher of our age), a society (the corrupt Austro-Hungarian Empire on the eve of dissolution), and a city (Vienna, with its fin-de siècle gaiety and corrosive melanc…

  • The Politics of Memory

    The Politics of Memory
    av Raul Hilberg

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566634281

    This is the poignant memoir of a man who has spent most of his lifetime immersed in the evidence of one of the great horrors in human history. It is both a record of how it affected him and a revelation of the surprising ways in which his monumental…

  • The Holocaust in Romania

    The Holocaust in Romania
    av Radu Ioanid

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566637718

    In 1930, 757,000 Jews lived in Romania; they constituted the third largest Jewish community in Europe. Today not more than 14,000 Jews live in Romania, most of them elderly. The record of the Holocaust in Romania includes many curious chapters of su…

  • Easter 1916

    Easter 1916
    av Charles Townshend

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566639651

    Ireland's Easter Rising of 1916 is one of the handful of modern historical events that instantly created its own mythology and changed millions of lives forever. Charles Townshend's remarkable new book vividly re-creates this extraordinary time when…

  • Ambition

    Ambition
    av Joseph Epstein

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780929587189

    "Ambition is not what it used to be," writes Joseph Epstein. The desire to get ahead no longer evokes the same admiration it once did—indeed, modern novelists seem hardly able to deal with ambition without a sneer. But is ambition necessarily…

  • Cursed Days

    Cursed Days
    av Ivan Bunin, Thomas Gaiton Marullo, Ivan Bunin

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566635165

    The Nobel PrizeDwinning author's great anti-Bolshevik diary of the Russian Revolution, translated into English for the first time, with an Introduction and Notes by Thomas Gaiton Marullo. A harrowing description of the forerunners of the concentrati…

  • Naked Angels

    Naked Angels
    av John Tytell

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566636834

    Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William S. Burroughs—their emergence in the late 1950s as the leading figures of the Beat movement marked one of the most spectacular developments in post-World War II American literature. John Tytell's classi…

  • Woyzeck

    Woyzeck
    av Nicholas Rudall

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566634496

    In a new translation and adaptation by Nicholas Rudall. Sacrificed to powers larger than himself, Woyzeck is one of drama’s first anti-heroes. He serves a German captain and makes money by allowing a doctor to experiment on him, but his deeper…

  • Tenured Radicals

    Tenured Radicals
    av Roger Kimball

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566637961

    Since Tenured Radicals first appeared in 1990, it has achieved a stature as the leading critique of the ways in which the humanities are now taught and studied at American universities. Trenchant and witty, it lays bare the sham of what now passes f…

  • The Hills Beyond

    The Hills Beyond
    av Thomas Wolfe

    Häftad - 1991 - ISBN: 9780929587721

    This wonderful and compelling collection of stories and character sketches contains some of the finest Wolfe ever wrote.

  • Fleeing for Freedom

    Fleeing for Freedom
    av Levi Coffin, William Still, George Hendrick

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566635455

    Selected narratives from the two most important contemporary chroniclers of the Underground Railroad, Levi Coffin and William Still. Here are firsthand descriptions of the experiences of escaped slaves making their way to freedom in the North and in…

  • Floyd Dell

    Floyd Dell
    av Douglas Clayton

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566630597

    Among the American avant-garde of the early twentieth century, Floyd Dell played a distinctive role. A boy from the Midwest who rose to influence in the Chicago Literary Renaissance and in the heyday of Greenwich Village radicalism, he became a cele…

  • Floyd Dell

    Floyd Dell
    av Douglas Clayton

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566635196

    The first full-length biography of the celebrated novelist, critic, editor (of The Masses), poet, and playwright who was both central to radical culture in the early 20th century and profoundly skeptical of it. Intelligent, sympathetic...a superb li…

  • From the Secret Files of J. Edgar Hoover

    From the Secret Files of J. Edgar Hoover
    av Athan Theoharis

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780929587677

    Includes letters, memoranda, and other materials revealing surveillance of prominent Americans and political groups

  • From the Secret Files of J. Edgar Hoover

    From the Secret Files of J. Edgar Hoover
    av Athan Theoharis

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566630177

    Includes letters, memoranda, and other materials revealing surveillance of prominent Americans and political groups

  • Sources of Holocaust Research

    Sources of Holocaust Research
    av Raul Hilberg

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566633796

    Since the publication of his monumental Destruction of the European Jews forty years ago, Raul Hilberg has been the acknowledged master of Holocaust historians. In Sources of Holocaust Research he distills a lifetime of scholarly investigation into…

  • 1968

    1968
    av Lewis L. Gould

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566638623

    The race for the White House in 1968 was a watershed event in American politics. In this brilliantly succinct narrative analysis, Lewis L. Gould shows how the events of that tumultuous year changed the way Americans felt about politics and their nat…

  • The Faculty Lounges

    The Faculty Lounges
    av Naomi Schaefer Riley

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566638869

    College tuition has risen four times faster than the rate of inflation in the past two decades. While faculties like to blame the rising costs on fancy athletic buildings and bloated administrations, professors are hardly getting the short end of th…

  • Like a Holy Crusade

    Like a Holy Crusade
    av Nicolaus Mills

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566630269

    The year 1964 produced a watershed in American race relations. In one of the civil rights movement's most dramatic initiatives, thousands of Northern white college students were recruited to come south that summer in an effort to "break" Mississippi…

  • Losing Our Souls

    Losing Our Souls
    av Edward Pessen

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566630962

    The United States has won the cold war—but at what cost? While political observers ponder the collapse of Soviet communism, and historians continue to debate the origins of the cold war, scarcely anyone has considered the profound changes it w…

  • Losing Our Souls

    Losing Our Souls
    av Edward Pessen

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566630375

    The first book to sum up the consequences of the cold war for Americans. A searching account of the costs of the cold war Ovictory' that we are celebrating—not only the material price but the blight on our ideas, ideals, and institutions. &mda…

  • A William Appleman Williams Reader

    A William Appleman Williams Reader

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566630023

    William Appleman Williams, who died in 1990, was arguably the most influential and controversial historian of his generation. His revisionist writings, especially in American diplomatic history, forced historians and others to abandon old clichés an…

  • Daily Life in the United States, 1920?1940

    Daily Life in the United States, 1920?1940
    av David E. Kyvig

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566635844

    The twenties and thirties witnessed dramatic changes in American life: increasing urbanization, technological innovation, cultural upheaval, and economic disaster. In this fascinating book, the prize-winning historian David E. Kyvig describes everyd…

  • The Seagull

    The Seagull
    av Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

    Inbunden - 1992 - Ryska - ISBN: 9780929587899

    ChekhovAIs treatment of theatre and love against the background of a magical lake attempts to define the role of the artist in the modern world. Plays for Performance Series.

  • The Prince of Homburg

    The Prince of Homburg
    av Heinrich von Kleist

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780929587448

    Von Kleist’s last work and his masterpiece is an historical tragedy in which a prince’s love for a woman confounds his orders of battle.

  • Women's Struggle for Equality

    Women's Struggle for Equality
    av Jean V. Matthews

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566631457

    A concise synthesis of the early years of the women's rights movement, 1828D1876, showing how early feminists wanted a complete rethinking of what womanhood meant, and how their concerns resembled the revived feminism of the 1970s. American Ways Ser…

  • Women's Struggle for Equality

    Women's Struggle for Equality
    av Jean V. Matthews

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566631464

    Jean Matthew’s new study of the early years of the women’s rights movement outlines the period from 1828 to 1976 as a distinct “first phase.” Ms. Matthews situates this early feminist activity within the lively nineteenth-cen…

  • Hard Choices, Lost Voices

    Hard Choices, Lost Voices
    av Donald P. Judges

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566636803

    In a powerful indictment of the battle over abortion rights, Mr. Judges charges that the conflict has divided society, distorted constitutional rights, and damaged the courts. Thoughtful, balanced...a welcome antidote to the emotional rhetoric that…

  • Creative Glut

    Creative Glut
    av Karl Shapiro

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566635561

    Trenchant prose writings on poetry, poets, and cultural matters by one of the most important essayists of his generation. Edited with an Introduction by Robert Phillips. A lively and slashing critic...reading him one feels windows opening, clouds pa…

  • Creative Glut

    Creative Glut
    av Karl Shapiro

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566635578

    Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress (the position later to be known as "poet laureate"), editor of Poetry magazine—Karl Shapiro was among the commanding poets of the second half of the twentieth century…

  • Culture of Opportunity

    Culture of Opportunity
    av Rebecca Janowitz

    Övrigt - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566638333

    Rebecca Janowitz's portrait of Hyde Park-the Chicago South Side neighborhood long noted for its progressive politics-offers an expert, insider's social and political perspective on this intriguing community that in many ways nurtured Barack Obama's…

  • The South Side

    The South Side
    av Louis Rosen

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566632744

    The South Side is a quietly powerful story of how a white, middle-class, and largely Jewish neighborhood, built from prairie on Chicago’s far South Side in the optimistic years after World War II, rapidly and dramatically changed to a middle-c…

  • Coming Apart

    Coming Apart
    av William L. O'Neill

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566636131

    William L. O'Neill's masterly chronicle of the twentieth century's most confounding decade is an immensely readable book that combines wit with learning and seriousness with entertainment. Its emphasis is inevitably on politics, but it offers a bril…

  • Mis-Directing the Play

    Mis-Directing the Play
    av Terry McCabe

    Inbunden - 2001 - ISBN: 9781566633536

    Arguing for a radical reorganization of the stage directorAIs view of his role, Terry McCabe challenges the notion that a play is the directorAIs vehicle for self-expression. The idea of the director as centerpiece of the theatre, he declares, disto…

  • The Treatment Trap

    The Treatment Trap
    av Rosemary Gibson

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566639378

    With health reform enacted by the Congress and signed by the President, the subject matter of The Treatment Trap is a compelling component in the national debate. Taking advantage of Rosemary Gibson's knowledge gleaned from extended experience in th…

  • The Treatment Trap

    The Treatment Trap
    av Rosemary Gibson

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566638425

    With health reform enacted by the Congress and signed by the President, the subject matter of The Treatment Trap is a compelling component in the national debate. Taking advantage of Rosemary Gibson's knowledge gleaned from extended experience in th…

  • Women of Valor

    Women of Valor
    av Bernard Sternsher, Judith Sealander, Bernard Sternsher

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780929587349

    This book describes the struggle against the Great Depression as told in excerpts from the life stories of sixteen talented and influential women who confronted the problems that affected ordinary women. 'A landmark collection'. - Mary Banas, "Bookl…

  • Hard Choices, Lost Voices

    Hard Choices, Lost Voices
    av Donald P. Judges

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566630160

    In a powerful indictment of the battle over abortion rights, Mr. Judges charges that the conflict has divided society, distorted constitutional rights, and damaged the courts. "Thoughtful, balanced...a welcome antidote to the emotional rhetoric that…

  • Rubens

    Rubens
    av Marie-Anne Lescourret, Elfreda Powell, Marie-Anne Lescourret

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566632508

    When Peter Paul Rubens died in 1640 he left an indestructible reputation as one of the world's great painters. His prolific output included some 1,300 paintings (compare this with Leonardo's 20 and Vermeer's 36) as well as books of engravings, archi…

  • Theatre for Children

    Theatre for Children
    av David Wood, Janet Grant, David Wood

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566632331

    A guide to producing, directing, and writing plays for children, with tips on catching and holding a child's attention

  • The End of Commitment

    The End of Commitment
    av Paul Hollander

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566636889

    The seduction of some of the twentieth century's great thinkers by Communist ideology and ideals is one of the most intriguing stories in the history of that ill-fated century. How was it that these distinguished intellectuals, public figures, and r…

  • The Founders' Second Amendment

    The Founders' Second Amendment
    av Stephen P. Halbrook

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566639712

    Stephen P. Halbrook's The Founders' Second Amendment is the first book-length account of the origins of the Second Amendment, based on the Founders' own statements as found in newspapers, correspondence, debates, and resolutions. Mr. Halbrook invest…

  • The Founders' Second Amendment

    The Founders' Second Amendment
    av Stephen P. Halbrook

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566637923

    Stephen P. Halbrook's The Founders' Second Amendment is the first book-length account of the origins of the Second Amendment, based on the Founders' own statements as found in newspapers, correspondence, debates, and resolutions. Mr. Halbrook invest…

  • The Secret Life of Wilkie Collins

    The Secret Life of Wilkie Collins
    av William M. Clarke

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566635820

    In this intimate Victorian life of the father of the detective story, Mr. Clarke uncovers and explores, with insight and sympathy, the private relationships of a fascinating writer. A literary coup...casts a fresh beam of light on the great, dark se…

  • The Battle that Forged Modern Baseball

    The Battle that Forged Modern Baseball
    av Daniel R. Levitt

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566638692

    In late 1913 the newly formed Federal League declared itself a major league in competition with the established National and American Leagues. Backed by some of America’s wealthiest merchants and industrialists, the new organization posed a re…

  • The Cherry Orchard

    The Cherry Orchard
    av Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, Robert Brustein, George Calderon

    Inbunden - 1995 - ISBN: 9781566630863

    ChekhovAIs great tragicomic eulogy for a passing way of life is superbly adapted to make a powerful and beautifully playable drama. Plays for Performance Series.

  • Chamberlain and the Lost Peace

    Chamberlain and the Lost Peace
    av John Charmley

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566632478

    Most studies of World War II assume that it was, in some way, a triumph for Britain. John Charmley’s important new reappraisal of the immediate origins of the war is based on extensive new work in the Chamberlain papers. It starts from Chamber…

  • Collected Stories of Ivan Bunin

    Collected Stories of Ivan Bunin
    av Ivan Bunin

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566637589

    "The Gentleman from San Francisco" is easily the best known of Ivan Bunin's stories and has achieved the stature of a masterpiece. But Bunin's other stories and novellas are not to be missed. Over the last several years a great many of them have bee…

  • The Burden of Bad Ideas

    The Burden of Bad Ideas
    av Heather MacDonald

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566633376

    One of the best of our urban journalists considers the upside-down world of public policy and the entrenchment of foolish ideas in closely reported stories from the streets of New York to the seats of intellectual power. Insightful and articulate...…

  • The Burden of Bad Ideas

    The Burden of Bad Ideas
    av Heather MacDonald

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566633963

    Critics have attacked the foolishness of some of today's elite thought from many angles, but few have examined the real-world consequences of those ideas. In The Burden of Bad Ideas, Heather Mac Donald reports on their disastrous effects throughout…