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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

Ovid

Sara Mack; Edited by John Herington

Of all the poets of ancient Rome Ovid had perhaps the most influence on the art and literature of Medieval and Renaissance Europe.  Even today he is probably the most accessible of all classical poets to the non...

September 10, 1988, Paper, $25.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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