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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

Edmund Blunden

A Biography

Barry Webb

Edmund Blunden (1896-1974) ranks among the most prodigious literary talents of Britain in the twentieth century. As a poet, he was best known for Undertones of War, a moving account of the First World War by one of its...

December 26, 1990, Cloth, $66.00

Congress

Keystone of the Washington Establishment, Revised Edition

Morris P. Fiorina

This highly readable book makes a strong case that a Washington establishment does exist and that members of Congress are responsible for it. Fiorina’s description of the self-serving interconnections that have developed...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $23.00

An Oak Spring Sylva

A Selection of the Rare Books on Trees in the Oak Spring Garden Library

Sandra Raphael

An Oak Spring Sylva is the first of a series of discursive catalogues describing selections of the rare books and other material in the Oak Spring Garden Library, a collection formed by Mrs. Paul Mellon. Each volume in...

September 10, 1990, Cloth, $70.00

Tai Chen on Mencius

Explorations in Words and Meanings

A translation of the Meng Tzu tzu-i shu-cheng with a critical introduction by Ann-ping Chin and Mansfield Freeman

The Ch’ing scholar-thinker Tai Chen (1724-1777) was a passionate explorer.  He loved words, and his most important philosophical treatise, the Meng Tzu tzu-I shu-cheng (An evidential study of the meaning of...

December 26, 1990, Cloth, $35.00

National Gallery Catalogues: The Sixteenth-Century Italian Paintings, Volume 1

Brescia, Bergamo and Cremona

Nicholas Penny

This highly anticipated catalogue of sixteenth-century paintings from the distinguished collection of the National Gallery in London encompasses artists who were active in Bergamo, Brescia, and Cremona, cities characterized...

November 10, 2004, Cloth, $125.00

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

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