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Islam and Revolution in the Middle East

Henry Munson

Why did an Islamic revolution occur only in Iran? Why have most Muslim fundamentalists elsewhere been incapable of mobilizing mass support? In this compellingly argued book, Henry Munson, Jr., addresses these...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $29.00

A Godless Jew

Freud, Atheism, and the Making of Psychoanalysis

Peter Gay

“Why did none of the devout create psychoanalysis?  Why did it have to wait for a completely godless Jew?” Freud once asked.  In this book, the eminent historian and Freud scholar Peter Gay enters the long-running controversy...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $17.00

Habermas and the Dialectic of Reason

David Ingram

In his magnum opus, Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns, the distinguished philosopher Jurgen Habermas presented his ideas as a whole, providing the first major defense of his philosophy. David Ingram here summarizes...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $25.00

The New Orpheus

Essays on Kurt Weill

Edited by Kim H. Kowalke

In this prizewinning book, leading musical, theatrical, and literary scholars here examine different aspects of the life and work of Kurt Weill, one of the most controversial composers of the twentieth century....

September 10, 1990, Paper, $37.00

Papers on Psychoanalysis

This volume brings together many of the important writings of Hans Loewald, one of the major theoreticians of psychoanalysis today. Among other subjects, Dr. Loewald discusses the nature of the internalization processes...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $42.00

Woman in the Crested Kimono

The Life of Shibue Io and Her Family Drawn from Mori Ogai's Shibue Chusai

Edwin McClellan

“The life of Shibue Io and her family, a kind of Japanese Buddenbrooks, may be unknown in the West, but her rich and engaging story marks the intersection of a remarkable woman with a fascinating time in history.”—Arthur...

October 11, 1998, Paper, $24.00

Origins of Sex

Three Billion Years of Genetic Recombination

Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan

A fascinating and detailed examination of the evolution—and occasional devolution—of sexuality in microorganisms and more complex forms of life. Margulis and Sagan trace sex from its inauspicious beginnings in...

September 10, 1990, Paper, $29.00

Art and Psyche

A Study in Psychoanalysis and Aesthetics

Ellen Handler Spitz

In this provocative, closely argued book, Ellen Handler Spitz explores three principal psychoanalytic approaches to art. The first considers the relations between an artist’s life and work; the second focuses on the work...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $24.00

Partner and I

Molly Dewson, Feminism, and New Deal Politics

Susan Ware

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September 10, 1989, Paper, $32.00

Spirit in Ashes

Hegel, Heidegger, and Man-Made Mass Death

Edith Wyschogrod

Contemporary phenomena of mass death—such as Hiroshima and Auschwitz—have brought with them the threat of annihilation of human life.  In this provocative and disturbing book, Edith Wyschogrod shows that the various...

September 10, 1990, Paper, $29.00

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