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Without Foundations
Justification in Political Theory
Donald J. Herzog
Can political theorists justify their ideas? Do sound political theories need foundations? What constitutes a well-justified argument in political discourse? Don Herzog attempts to answer these questions by investigating the ways in which major theorists in the Anglo-American political tradition have justified their views. Making use of a wide...






Accommodation without Assimilation
Sikh Immigrants in an American High School
Margaret Gibson
A holistic portrait which reveals why Sikh high school students, despite language barriers, prejudice, and significant cultural differences, often outperform their majority peers and other United States minority groups.



With Stalin against Tito
Cominformist Splits in Yugoslav Communism
Ivo Banac



Japanese Relations with Vietnam, 1951–1987
Masaya Shiraishi
A chronological overview from the end of World War II to 1990. This work gives a broad analysis of the major changes, strategies, and situations that helped shape diplomatic and economic relations between the...



Intellectual Property and US Relations with Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand
Elisabeth Uphoff
Uphoff studies negotiations between the United States and Southeast Asian nations concerning intellectual property protection. She analyzes case studies showing how each of the ASEAN governments responded to American pressure to honor copyrights...



Consorting with Saints
Prayer for the Dead in Early Medieval France
Megan McLaughlin
In this book, Megan McLaughlin explores the social and cultural significance of prayer for the dead in the West Frankish realm from the late eighth century through the end of the eleventh century. She argues that the primary function of funerary...



Living with the Dead in the Middle Ages
Patrick J. Geary
Whereas modern societies tend to banish the dead from the world of the living, medieval men and women accorded them a vital role in the community. The saints counted most prominently as potential intercessors before God, but the ordinary dead as well were called upon to aid the living, and even to participate in the negotiation of political...



Living with the Dead in the Middle Ages
Patrick J. Geary
Whereas modern societies tend to banish the dead from the world of the living, medieval men and women accorded them a vital role in the community. The saints counted most prominently as potential intercessors before God, but the ordinary dead as well were called upon to aid the living, and even to participate in the negotiation of political...



Reading with Feeling
The Aesthetics of Appreciation
Susan L. Feagin



Conversing with Angels and Ancients
Literary Myths of Medieval Ireland
Joseph Falaky Nagy
How does a written literature come into being within an oral culture, and how does such a literature achieve and maintain its authority? Joseph Falaky Nagy addresses those issues in his wide-ranging reading of the medieval literature of Ireland...



Conversing with Angels and Ancients
Literary Myths of Medieval Ireland
Joseph Falaky Nagy
How does a written literature come into being within an oral culture, and how does such a literature achieve and maintain its authority? Joseph Falaky Nagy addresses those issues in his wide-ranging reading of the medieval literature of Ireland...



Living with the Adirondack Forest
Local Perspectives on Land-Use Conflicts
Catherine Henshaw Knott
Attitudes about land use, Catherine Henshaw Knott suggests, may reflect profound differences in class, religion, and life experience, pitting urban...



Living with the Adirondack Forest
Local Perspectives on Land-Use Conflicts
Catherine Henshaw Knott
Attitudes about land use, Catherine Henshaw Knott suggests, may reflect profound differences in class, religion, and life experience, pitting urban...






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