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On the Ruins of Babel
Architectural Metaphor in German Thought
Daniel Purdy
Purdy traces the use of architectural reasoning as a method for critically examining consciousness from Kant and Hegel to Benjamin and Libeskind.



A Natural History of Revolution
Violence and Nature in the French Revolutionary Imagination, 1789–1794
Mary Ashburn Miller
The use of nature metaphors in explaining and justifying the excesses of the French Revolutions.



Terror and Greatness
Ivan and Peter as Russian Myths
Kevin M. F. Platt
Exploring historical and cultural representations of the two Russian rulers as they shaped and reflected political shifts.



The French Republic
History, Values, Debates
An invaluable reference work on the the history and meaning of Republicanism in France.



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.



Novel Translations
The European Novel and the German Book, 1680–1730
Bethany Wiggin
Wiggins charts just one of the paths by which newness—in its avatars as fashion, novelties, and the novel—entered the European world in the decades around 1700. As readers across Europe snapped up novels, they domesticated the genre.



Vico and Naples
The Urban Origins of Modern Social Theory
Barbara Ann Naddeo
An intellectual portrait of the Neapolitan philosopher as a figure deeply engaged in the political life of his city.



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.



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...



Signs of Light
French and British Theories of Linguistic Communication, 1648–1789
Matthew Lauzon
Lauzon traces the development of very different French and British ideas about language over the course of the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and demonstrates how important these ideas were to emerging notions of of national character.



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