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The Sipuncula
Their Systematics, Biology, and Evolution
The Sipuncula, a group of ocean-dwelling worms related to annelids and mollusks, play a significant role in the bioerosion of coral reefs and are useful indicators of environmental conditions. The 155 species live in a wide variety of marine...

Fat King, Lean Beggar
Representations of Poverty in the Age of Shakespeare
William C. Carroll
Investigating representations of poverty in Tudor-Stuart England, Fat King, Lean Beggar reveals the gaps and outright contradictions in what poets, pamphleteers, government functionaries, and dramatists of the period said about beggars and...

Dispersing the Ghetto
The Relocation of Jewish Immigrants across America
Jack Glazier
In the early twentieth century, the population of New York City's Lower East Side swelled with the arrival of vast numbers of eastern European Jewish immigrants. The teeming settlement, whose inhabitants faced poverty and frequent...

The Letters of Margaret Fuller
Margaret Fuller

Think No Evil
Korean Values in the Age of Globalization
C. Fred Alford
In this investigation of the contemporary notion of evil, C. Fred Alford asks what we can learn about this concept, and about ourselves, by examining a society where it is unknown—where language contains no word that equates to the English...

Heroic Sagas and Ballads
Stephen A. Mitchell
In Heroic Sagas and Ballads, Stephen A. Mitchell examines the world of the medieval Icelandic legendary sagas and their legacy in...

Tolstoy and the Genesis of "War and Peace"
Kathryn Feuer
Kathryn B. Feuer offers remarkable insights into Leo Tolstoy's creative process while he wrote War and...

A Substitute for Victory
The Politics of Peacemaking at the Korean Armistice Talks
Rosemary Foot
After more than two years of bitter negotiations during which combatants & civilians continued to suffer casualties, the Korean armistice was concluded in July 1953. Focusing on the Americans formulation of negotiating positions & on their attempts to coordinate political goals with military tactics, Rosemary Foot here charts the tortuous path...

Cultural Pluralism and Dilemmas of Justice
Monique Deveaux
How should democratic societies define justice for cultural minority groups, and how might such justice be secured? This book is a nuanced and judicious response to a critical issue in political theory—the challenge of according equal respect...

Space, Power, and Fantasy in the American Economy
Aida Hozic
Hollywood is currently one of the largest and most profitable sectors of the U.S. economy. In just a few decades, it has transformed itself from a dying company town into a merchandising emporium of movies, games, and licensed characters. It...

On the Moral Architecture of the Economy
William James Booth
What human purpose does an economy serve? In this pathbreaking book, William James Booth examines what he calls the moral architecture of the economy—its significance in our ethical world and the influence of social values on its institutions...

Making the Bible Modern
Children's Bibles and Jewish Education in Twentieth-Century America
Penny Schine Gold
The Bible has played a critical role in the story of Judaism, modernity, and identity. Penny Schine Gold examines the arena of children's education and the role of the Bible in the reshaping of Jewish identity, especially in the United States in...

Negotiating Space
Power, Restraint, and Privileges of Immunity in Early Medieval Europe
Barbara H. Rosenwein
Why did early medieval kings declare certain properties to be immune from the judicial and fiscal encroachments of their own agents? Did weakness compel them to prohibit their agents from entering these properties, as historians have...

Licensed by Authority
Ben Jonson and the Discourses of Censorship
Richard Burt
A provocative reinterpretation of Jacobean and caroline theater censorship and theatrical...

Authoritarianism in Syria
Institutions and Social Conflict, 1946–1970
Steven Heydemann
For almost forty years Syria has been ruled by a populist authoritarian regime under the Ba'th Party, led since 1970 by President Hafiz al-Asad. The durability and resilience of this regime is a striking contrast to the instability and intense...

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