History > History / Intellectual

   
1 2 3 4 5 6 >>>
    sort list by publication date


Afterlife
A History of Life after Death
Philip C. Almond
As Philip C. Almond reveals in his new and zestful history of the hereafter, whichever image or metaphor has been employed by visionaries, writers, philosophers, or theologians, it has tended to oscillate between two contrary poles: the resurrection of the body and the immortality of the soul.



Age of Contradiction
American Thought and Culture in the 1960s
Howard Brick
In Age of Contradiction, Howard Brick provides a rich context for understanding historical events, cultural tensions, political figures, artistic works, and trends of intellectual life. His lucid and comprehensive book combines the best methods of historical analysis and assessment with fascinating subject matter to create a three-dimensional ...



American Abyss
Savagery and Civilization in the Age of Industry
Daniel E. Bender
At the beginning of the twentieth century, industrialization both dramatically altered everyday experiences and shaped debates about the effects of immigration, empire, and urbanization. In American Abyss, Daniel E. Bender examines an array of...



The American Indian Intellectual Tradition
An Anthology of Writings from 1772 to 1972
Thirty-one essays that exemplify Native American thinking on such issues as identity, autonomy, and sovereignty over two centuries.



American Labyrinth
Intellectual History for Complicated Times
Intellectual history has never been more relevant and more important to public life in the United States. In complicated and confounding times, people look for the principles that drive action and the foundations that support national ideals. American Labyrinth demonstates the power of intellectual history to illuminate our public life and...



Anatomy of the Red Brigades
The Religious Mind-set of Modern Terrorists
Alessandro Orsini
An award-winning attempt to understand the logic of revolutionary terrorism.



Antiques
The History of an Idea
Leon Rosenstein
The notion of retrieving a bit of the past-by owning a material piece of it-has always appealed to humans. Often our most prized possessions are those that have had a long history before they came into our hands. Part of the pleasure we gain from the...



Ape to Apollo
Aesthetics and the Idea of Race in the 18th Century
David Bindman
Ape to Apollo is the first book to follow the development in the eighteenth century of the idea of race as it shaped and was shaped by the idea of aesthetics. Twelve full-color illustrations and sixty-five black-and-white illustrations from...



The Autobiography of Giambattista Vico
Giambattista Vico
This classic work is significant both as a source of insight into the influences on the eighteenth-century philosopher's intellectual development and as one of the earliest and most sophisticated examples of philosophical autobiography



Aversion and Erasure
The Fate of the Victim after the Holocaust
Carolyn J. Dean
In Aversion and Erasure, Carolyn J. Dean offers a bold account of how the Holocaust's status as humanity's most terrible example of evil has shaped contemporary discourses about victims in the...



1 2 3 4 5 6 >>>

Connect with us

Newsletters