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The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 27

Volume 27: July 1 through October 31, 1778

Benjamin Franklin; Edited by Claude A. Lopez

This volume marks the beginning of hostilities between Britain and France.  Although Franklin and his fellow commissioners do not play a major role in the new wartime diplomacy and military strategy, the documents richly...

November 23, 1988, Cloth, $125.00

English Travelers Abroad, 1604-1667

Their Influence on English Society and Politics, Revised Edition

John Stoye

What were the experiences of English travelers who toured Western Europe in the seventeenth century? What influence did Continental travel have on English society and politics? This delightful book by John Stoye allows...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $38.00

Child Support in America

Practical Advice on Negotiating and Collecting a Fair Settlement

Joseph I. Lieberman

“Child support in America is a national disgrace.  There is no more widespread and profoundly consequential example of lawlessness in our society today than fathers’ refusal to care for their children after divorce.”...

September 10, 1988, Paper, $17.00

Common Decency

Domestic Policies after Reagan

Alvin L. Schorr; with a chpater by James Comer

Planner, educator, and activist Alvin Schorr presents an incisive critique of America's social policies under the Reagan administration and offers clear, reasonable, and workable proposals for improving our policies...

July 27, 1988, Paper, $25.00

Freud in Exile

Psychoanalysis and Its Vicissitudes

Edited by Naomi Segal and Edward Timms

This book, featuring contributions from some of the world’s most eminent Freud scholars, marks the fiftieth anniversary of Freud’s arrival in London as an exile from occupied Austria—an event regarded by many as a decisive...

July 27, 1988, Cloth, $66.00

European Revolutions and the American Literary Renaissance

Larry J. Reynolds

Political issues and events have always acted as a catalyst on thought and art. In this pioneering study, Larry J. Reynolds argues that the European revolutions of 1848-49 quickened the American literary imagination and...

October 26, 1988, Cloth, $56.00

The Yale Edition of the Shorter Poems of Edmund Spenser

Edmund Spenser; Edited by William Oram, Einar Bjorvand, and Ronald Bond

This is the first comprehensive edition of Spenser’s shorter poems since the Variorum Minor Poems published in the 1940s.  In the interval our understanding of Renaissance culture of Spenser’s work has changed...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $63.00

Loosening the Bonds

Mid-Atlantic Farm Women, 1750-1850

Joan M. Jensen

The first book to investigate the rich and complex lives of rural women during the late colonial and early national periods.  Jensen focuses on women in the Philadelphia hinterland and shows how they became an essential...

March 23, 1988, Paper, $29.00

Ts`ao Yin and the K`ang-hsi Emperor

Bondservant and Master, Second edition

Jonathan D. Spence

In this highly praised book, Jonathan D. Spence recounts the story of Ts'ao Yin, hereditary bondservant to the Manchu emperors. Ts'ao Yin, whose great-grandfather was captured and enslaved by the Manchus and whose descendent...

September 10, 1988, Paper, $35.00

Robert Harley

Speaker, Secretary of State and Premier Minister

Brian W. Hill

Robert Harley (1661-1724) dominated English politics in the late seventeenth century and throughout the reign of Queen Anne, and his long parliamentary career spanned years during which British political institutions...

August 24, 1988, Cloth, $60.00

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