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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

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 28

Volume 28: November 1, 1778, through February 28, 1779

Benjamin Franklin; Edited by Barbara B. Oberg

The last two weeks covered by this volume represent a new chapter in Franklin's career: minister plenipotentiary to the French Court. For the first fourteen weeks, however, the work of the American commissioners, Franklin,...

December 26, 1990, Cloth, $125.00

Kabbalah

New Perspectives

Moshe Idel

In this prizewinning new interpretation of Jewish mysticism, Moshe Idel emphasizes the need for a comparative and phenomenological approach to Kabbalah and its position in the history of religion. Idel provides fresh...

September 10, 1990, Paper, $42.00

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

A Baedeker of Decadence

Charting a Literary Fashion, 1884–1927

George C. Schoolfield

During the final decades of the nineteenth century, a common mind-set emerged among many intellectuals—“la décadence.” Many novels and novellas of the period were populated with protagonists who were fragile, refined, self...

December 11, 2003, Cloth, $65.00

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

Southeast Asia in the Age of Commerce, 1450-1680

Volume One: The Lands below the Winds

Anthony Reid

Between the fifteenth and the mid-seventeenth centuries, when the Renaissance and early capitalism were transforming Europe, changes no less dramatic were occurring in Southeast Asia. This diverse tropical region was...

September 10, 1990, Paper, $32.00

A New Anthology of Early Modern Spanish Theater

Play and Playtext

Bárbara Mujica

This anthology of plays from the Spanish Golden Age brings together the work of canonical writers, female writers who are rapidly achieving canonical status, and lesser-known writers who have recently gained critical attention....

January 13, 2015, Cloth, $95.00

Moral Panic

Changing Concepts of the Child Molester in Modern America

Philip Jenkins

It is commonly acknowledged that sexual abuse of children is a grave and pervasive problem and that child molesters are predators who compulsively repeat their crimes and have little hope of cure. Yet as recently as twenty...

December 28, 2004, Paper, $32.00

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