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John Smibert

Colonial America`s First Portrait Painter

Richard H. Saunders

John Smibert (1688-1751) was the first portrait painter of distinction to attempt to carve out an existence in colonial America. This book by Richard Saunders is both a catalogue raisonné of Smibert's work and a discussion of...

October 25, 1995, Cloth, $95.00

Grimms` Bad Girls and Bold Boys

The Moral and Social Vision of the Tales

Ruth B. Bottigheimer

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September 10, 1989, Paper, $25.00

Marxism and Revolution

Karl Kautsky and the Russian Marxists, 1900-1924

Moira Donald

This book offers a new interpretation of the origins of Russian Marxism, placing it firmly within the folds of the western European socialist movement. Moira Donald argues that the chief theoretician of German Marxism, Karl...

September 22, 1993, Cloth, $64.00

Wordsworth and the Enlightenment

Nature, Man, and Society in the Experimental Poetry

Alan Bewell

This book provides a new context for understanding Wordsworth's major poetry by examining the poet's response to Enlightenment attitudes toward nature and society. Alan Bewell argues that at the core of Wordsworth's poetry is...

September 10, 1989, Cloth, $66.00

Karl Kraus

Apocalyptic Satirist: Culture and Catastrophe in Habsburg Vienna

Edward Timms

A fascinating study of the life and work of Karl Kraus, the Austrian satirist whose critiques of the mass media, the military-industrial complex, and technology running out of control have earned him a following...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $48.00

Saadia Gaon

The Book of Beliefs and Opinions

Saadia Gaon; Translated by Samuel Rosenblatt; Prefatory note by Julian Obermann

Saadia Gaon, the great ninth century Jewish philosopher, was the father of both scientific biblical exegesis and Jewish philosophic theology.  From his position as head of the great Talmudic academy in Sura, Babylonia,...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $47.00

The National Security Constitution

Sharing Power after the Iran-Contra Affair

Harold Koh

Was the Iran-Contra affair caused by executive lawlessness or legislative folly? Or did it result instead from structural defects in our national security decision-making system? In this important new book, Harold Koh argues...

September 10, 1990, Paper, $34.00

The Last Days of the Jerusalem of Lithuania

Chronicles from the Vilna Ghetto and the Camps, 1939-1944

Herman Kruk; Edited by Benjamin Harshav; Translated by Barbara Harshav

For five horrifying years in Vilna, the Vilna ghetto, and concentration camps in Estonia, Herman Kruk recorded his own experiences as well as the life and death of the Jewish community of the city symbolically called ...

September 10, 2002, Cloth, $105.00

American Silhouettes

Rhetorical Identities of the Founders

Albert Furtwangler

Franklin, John Adams, Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Hamilton, John Marshall—all are familiar yet curiously distant American heroes, blurred by the similarities of their background and culture. In this engrossing...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $20.00

Karaite Anthology

Excerpts from the Early Literature

Leon Nemoy

The Karaites, a small Jewish sect that arose twelve centuries ago and still exists today, was at one time the most outspoken and productive schismatic division in Judaism. The Karaites contributed much to the Jewish...

September 10, 1987, Paper, $41.00

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