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Commander of the Armada

The Seventh Duke of Medina Sidonia

Peter Pierson

The seventh Duke of Medina Sidonia is best known as the man who led to defeat the Spanish Armada of 1588.  This book by Peter Pierson is the first complete biography in any language of this important figure.  Based on...

September 10, 1989, Cloth, $65.00

Signals from the Hill

Congressional Oversight and the Challenge of Social Regulation

Does Congress do a good job of overseeing the work of the important legislative agencies—the EPA, FDA, OSHA, and others—that it has established to protect the public from some of the risks of modern technology? Combining...

September 10, 1989, Cloth, $56.00

The Eagle and the Lion

The Tragedy of American-Iranian Relations

James A. Bill

A thought-provoking exploration of the American-Iranian relationship, from the 1940s through the Iran-Contra affair and its aftermath. James Bill, a well-known authority on the Middle East, has not only lived in Iran but also...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $49.00

The Rise of American Air Power

The Creation of Armageddon

Michael S. Sherry

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September 10, 1989, Paper, $42.00

Behind the Lines

Gender and the Two World Wars

Margaret R. Higonnet; Edited by Jane Jenson, Sonya Michel, and Margaret Collins Weitz

What effect did the two world wars have on the relations between women and men? Drawing on broad comparative material—from government policy to popular media, poetry and fiction, and personal letters—this book...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $32.00

Nietzsche's Teaching

An Interpretation of "Thus Spoke Zarathustra"

Laurence Lampert

The first comprehensive interpretation of Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra—an important and difficult text and the only book Nietzsche ever wrote with characters, events, setting, and a plot. Laurence Lampert’s...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $39.00

Three Medieval Views of Women

"La Contenance des Fames," "Le Bien des Fames," "Le Blasme des Fames"

Edited by Gloria K. Fiero, Wendy Pfeffer, and Mathé Allain

This bilingual edition of three French poems dating from the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries contains two poems that assail the vices of women and a third that lists women's virtues. The lively and amusing...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $16.00

The History and Sociology of Genocide

Analyses and Case Studies

Frank Chalk and Kurt Jonassohn

Genocide is not an invention of the twentieth-century, say Frank Chalk and Kurt Jonassohn in this absorbing book, but has occurred throughout history in all parts of the world. This study—the first comprehensive survey of the...

September 10, 1990, Paper, $42.00

The Demise of Nuclear Energy?

Lessons for Democratic Control of Technology

Joseph G. Morone and Edward J. Woodhouse

Three Mile Island, Seabrook, Diablo Canyon: their controversies have come to symbolize the unhappy fate of American nuclear power. Three decades of effort and an investment of several hundred billion dollars have culminated...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $21.00

Interpreting Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier

A Performer`s Discourse of Method

Ralph Kirkpatrick

This book sets forth the provocative theories of a musician who has been called the outstanding harpsichordist of this century. The late Ralph Kirkpatrick reveals here his approach to a deeper comprehension of music,...

September 10, 1987, Paper, $24.00

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