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Window on the East
National and Imperial Identities in Late Tsarist Russia
Robert Geraci
Robert Geraci presents an exceptionally original account of both the politics and the lived experience of diversity in a society whose ethnic complexity has long been downplayed. For centuries, Russians have defined their country as both...



The Transformation of American Air Power
Benjamin S. Lambeth
Since the unprecedentedly effective performance of the allied air campaign against Iraq during Operation Desert Storm, the role of American air power in future wars has become a topic of often heated public debate. In this balanced appraisal of...



Collecting and Historical Consciousness in Early Nineteenth-Century Germany
Susan A. Crane
This provocative book challenges long-held assumptions about the nature of historical consciousness in Germany. Susan A. Crane argues that the ever-more-elaborate preservation of the historical may actually reduce the likelihood that history can...



Sanin
A Novel
Mikhail Artsybashev
"It evoked almost unprecedented discussions, like those at the time of Turgenev's Fathers and Sons. Some praised the novel far more than it deserved, others complained bitterly that it was...



Imaginary Cartographies
Possession and Identity in Late Medieval Marseille
Daniel Lord Smail
How, in the years before the advent of urban maps, did city residents conceptualize and navigate their communities? In his strikingly original book, Daniel Lord Smail develops a new method and a new vocabulary for understanding how urban men and...



Study Guide to John E. H. Sherry, "The Laws of Innkeepers, Third Edition"
Gwen Seaquist
Here is the new, completely updated and expanded edition of the indispensable handbook used throughout the hospitality industry since The Laws of Innkeepers first appeared in 1972. Containing all the legal information essential to the successful operation of modern hotels, motels, inns, bed-and-breakfasts, clubs, restaurants, and resorts, the...



Kinship and Conquest
Family Strategies in the Principality of Salerno during the Norman Period, 1077-1194
Joanna H. Drell
Historians of Medieval Europe have long employed the family as a window through which to explore broader social, political, and economic issues. Drawing primarily on the abundant charter sources in the archive of S.S. Trinità at Cava dei...



Asylum for Mankind
America, 1607–1800
Marilyn C. Baseler
Ever since the Age of Discovery, Europeans have viewed the New World as a haven for the victims of religious persecution and a dumping ground for social liabilities. Marilyn C. Baseler shows how the New World's role as a refuge for the victims...



Dewey on Democracy
William R. Caspary
Revived appreciation of John Dewey as an inspirational advocate of participatory democracy has been tempered by criticism that he lacks a concrete political program. William R. Caspary makes the case for Dewey as a more discerning and...



Paris 1937
Worlds on Exhibition
James D. Herbert
This elegant and theoretically informed book, illustrated with forty-five photographs, explores the cultural significance of six exhibitions or new museum installations, all opening in Paris between mid-1937 and early 1938: the commercially...



The Unspeakable Mother
Forbidden Discourse in Jean Rhys and H.D.
Deborah Kelly Kloepfer
Moving back and forth between experience and language, The Unspeakable Mother operates out of the intersection of two perspectives: women's immersion in the mother/daughter dyad and the paradoxical absence of the mother in the daughter's discourse. Deborah Kelly Kloepfer calls attention to the repeated allusions to dead mothers, dying mothers...



My Heart Is a Large Kingdom
Selected Letters of Margaret Fuller
This single-volume selection of the letters of Margaret Fuller affords a unique opportunity for renewed acquaintance with a great American thinker of the Transcendentalist circle. The letters represent Fuller at all stages of her life and career...



The Cross and the Sickle
Sergei Bulgakov and the Fate of Russian Religious Philosophy,1890–1920
Catherine Evtuhov
Catherine Evtuhov resurrects the brilliant and contradictory currents of turn-of-the-century Kiev, Moscow, and St. Petersburg through an intellectual biography of Sergei Bulgakov (1871–1944), one of the central figures of the Silver Age. The son of...



Lafayette in the Age of the American Revolution—Selected Letters and Papers, 1776–1790
April 1, 1781–December 23, 1781
Le Marquis de Lafayette
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Debating Rationality
Nonrational Aspects of Organizational Decision Making
"Debating Rationality is a terrific collection of essays written by an obviously first rate set of scholars. Several recent books have attempted to make similar points, but this volume pushes the ideas in new directions, rather than simply...



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