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Wu Song Kills a Tiger

Volume Five, Supplementary Reading Series for Intermediate Chinese Reader

Yung Teng Chia-yee

One of the most famous episodes from Water Margin, a traditional Chinese novel, is here retold in simple Chinese. This text is the fifth volume designed to supplement the Intermediate Chinese Reader by John DeFrancis. It is...

March 11, 1978, Paper, $15.00

Explanation from Physics to Theology

An Essay in Rationality and Religion

Philip Clayton

In this book Philip Clayton defends the rationality of religious explanations by exploring the parallels between explanatory effects in the sciences and the explanations offered by religious believers, students of...

September 10, 1989, Cloth, $58.00

Defending White Collar Crime

A Portrait of Attorneys at Work

Kenneth Mann

The first inside look at how the elite white-collar crime defense bar goes about its work. Mann's book reveals that these lawyers see their main task as controlling information about their clients, especially the flow of...

September 10, 1985, Paper, $30.00

Commander of the Armada

The Seventh Duke of Medina Sidonia

Peter Pierson

The seventh Duke of Medina Sidonia is best known as the man who led to defeat the Spanish Armada of 1588.  This book by Peter Pierson is the first complete biography in any language of this important figure.  Based on...

September 10, 1989, Cloth, $65.00

Signals from the Hill

Congressional Oversight and the Challenge of Social Regulation

Does Congress do a good job of overseeing the work of the important legislative agencies—the EPA, FDA, OSHA, and others—that it has established to protect the public from some of the risks of modern technology? Combining...

September 10, 1989, Cloth, $56.00

The Eagle and the Lion

The Tragedy of American-Iranian Relations

James A. Bill

A thought-provoking exploration of the American-Iranian relationship, from the 1940s through the Iran-Contra affair and its aftermath. James Bill, a well-known authority on the Middle East, has not only lived in Iran but also...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $49.00

The Rise of American Air Power

The Creation of Armageddon

Michael S. Sherry

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September 10, 1989, Paper, $42.00

Behind the Lines

Gender and the Two World Wars

Margaret R. Higonnet; Edited by Jane Jenson, Sonya Michel, and Margaret Collins Weitz

What effect did the two world wars have on the relations between women and men? Drawing on broad comparative material—from government policy to popular media, poetry and fiction, and personal letters—this book...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $32.00

Nietzsche's Teaching

An Interpretation of "Thus Spoke Zarathustra"

Laurence Lampert

The first comprehensive interpretation of Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra—an important and difficult text and the only book Nietzsche ever wrote with characters, events, setting, and a plot. Laurence Lampert’s...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $39.00

Three Medieval Views of Women

"La Contenance des Fames," "Le Bien des Fames," "Le Blasme des Fames"

Edited by Gloria K. Fiero, Wendy Pfeffer, and Mathé Allain

This bilingual edition of three French poems dating from the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries contains two poems that assail the vices of women and a third that lists women's virtues. The lively and amusing...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $16.00

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