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The Rise of the Penitentiary

Prisons and Punishment in Early America
Adam J. Hirsch

Before the nineteenth century, American prisons were used to hold people for trial and not to incarcerate them for wrong-doing. Only after independence did American states begin to reject such public punishment as whipping...

June 24, 1992, Cloth, $60.00

Army Surveillance in America, 1775-1980

Joan M. Jensen

Since the Revolution, Americans have debated what action the military should take toward civilians suspected of espionage, treason, or revolutionary activity. This important book—the first to present a comprehensive history...

September 25, 1991, Cloth, $65.00

The Idea of Progress in Eighteenth-Century Britain

David Spadafora

The idea of progress stood at the very center of the intellectual world of eighteenth-century Britain, closely linked to every major facet of the British Enlightenment as well as to the economic revolutions of the period...

September 10, 1990, Cloth, $77.00

Roofed Theaters of Classical Antiquity

George C. Izenour; Foreword by Robert Venturi

This book is the first to explore the roofed theater sites of classical antiquity. George Izenour, one of the most distinguished modern experts on theater design, engineering, and acoustics, examines the...

August 26, 1992, Cloth, $275.00

The Fathers According to Rabbi Nathan

Translated by Judah Goldin

This is the first English translation of The Fathers According to Rabbi Nathan, one of the richest depositories of rabbinic reflections on the study of the Torah. It is the earliest commentary on Abot, the only tractate of...

September 10, 1990, Paper, $32.00

Psychoanalytic Terms and Concepts

Edited by Burness E. Moore and Bernard D. Fine

This book constitutes an expansion of the highly esteemed Glossary of the American Psychoanalytic Association into a mini-encyclopedia that presents both historical and current meanings of the most widely...

January 26, 1994, Paper, $29.00

An English-Hausa Dictionary

Roxana Ma Newman

"Hausa students and Hausaphiles now have an English-Hausa dictionary that is readily available, attractively produced and quite attractively priced, and more comprehensive than any English-based dictionary for an African...

September 10, 1990, Cloth, $50.00

Masomo ya Kisasa

Contemporary Readings in Swahili
With contributions by May Balisidya; Ann Biersteker; With contributions by Vicki Carstens and Joseph Mabwa

This intermediate-level textbook is designed to enable students to read and understand authentic texts in Swahili, the most widely spoken language in East and Central Africa.  The book is unique among available...

September 10, 1990, Cloth, $94.00

The AIDS Benefits Handbook

Everything you need to know to get Social Security, Welfare, Medicaid, Medicare, Food Stamps, Housing...
Thomas P. McCormack

"I know of no other publication that serves the function that this book provides. It is invaluable."—David Barr, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, New YorkPersons with AIDS and with AIDS-Related Complex (ARC...

September 10, 1990, Paper, $30.00

The Myth of Ritual Murder

Jews and Magic in Reformation Germany
R. Po-chia Hsia

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September 10, 1990, Paper, $29.00

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