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Woman in the Crested Kimono

The Life of Shibue Io and Her Family Drawn from Mori Ogai's Shibue Chusai

Edwin McClellan

“The life of Shibue Io and her family, a kind of Japanese Buddenbrooks, may be unknown in the West, but her rich and engaging story marks the intersection of a remarkable woman with a fascinating time in history.”—Arthur...

October 11, 1998, Paper, $24.00

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

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

Modern Hebrew-English Dictionary

Avraham Zilkha

This dictionary was compiled with the intention of providing an up-to-date, easy to use, and inexpensive tool which would enable the student of the language to understand a modern Hebrew text.  Special attention was given to...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $32.00

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

The Lives and Times of Ebenezer Scrooge

Paul Davis

"Bah! Humbug!" and "God bless us, every one!" are phrases that have resounded through the years, instantly recognizable as exclamations from Scrooge and Tiny Tim in Charles Dickens's beloved Christmas Carol. Told and...

August 29, 1990, Cloth, $71.00

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

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

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