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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

Wayward Capitalists

Targets of the Securities and Exchange Commission

Susan P. Shapiro


September 10, 1987, Paper, $27.00

Reclaiming a Conversation

The Ideal of Educated Woman

Jane Roland Martin

In this book Jane Roland Martin joins in conversation with five philosophers—Plato, Rousseau, Mary Wollstonecraft, Catharine Beecher, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman—about how women should be educated in an ideal society,...

September 10, 1987, Paper, $24.00

Marxism and Democracy in Chile

From 1932 to the Fall of Allende

Julio Faúndez

In this book Julio Faúndez traces the development of Chilean politics from 1932 to the overthrow of Allende in 1973, focusing in particular on the participation of Marxist parties in Chile’s democratic government. Relating...

November 16, 1988, Cloth, $65.00

Female Adolescence

Psychoanalytic Reflections on Literature

Katherine Dalsimer

A sensitive, gracefully written exploration of the distinctiveness of the female adolescent experience. The author combines insights drawn from her clinical practice with informed analyses of familiar works of literature. Her...

September 10, 1987, Paper, $20.00

Slavery and Freedom on the Middle Ground

Maryland During the Nineteenth Century

Barbara Jeanne Fields

During the tumultuous Civil War era, the border state of Maryland occupied a middle position both geographically and socially.  Situated between the slave-labor states of the lower South and the free-labor states of...

September 10, 1987, Paper, $29.00