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1950s & 1960s

Medieval Society, by Sidney Painter

Mediaeval Feudalism, by Carl Stephenson

The Rise of Universities, by Charles Homer Haskins

The Age of Reformation, by E. Harris Harbison

French Chivalry: Chivalric Ideas and Practices in Mediaeval France, by Sidney Painter

Parties and Politics in America, by Clinton Rossiter

Ancient Israel, by Harry M. Orlinksy

The Nature of the Chemical Bond: An Introduction to Modern Structural Chemistry, by Linus Pauling

The New Empire, by Walter F. Lafeber

Visible Saints: The History of a Puritan Idea, by Edmund Morgan

The Art of War in the Middle Ages: A.D. 378–1515, by C.W.C. Oman

1970s

The Forest of Symbols: Aspects of Ndembu Ritual, by Victor Turner

Peyote Hunt: The Sacred Journey of the Huichol Indians, by Barbara G. Myerhoff

Insects that Feed on Trees and Shrubs, by Warren T. Johnson and Howard H. Lyon

The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre, by Tzvetan Todorov

Dramas, Fields, and Metaphors: Symbolic Action in Human Society, by Victor Turner

The American Revolution: Explorations in the History of American Radicalism, edited by Alfred F. Young

1980s

Handbook of Nature Study, by Anna Botsford Comstock

A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica, by F. Gary Stiles and Alexander F. Skutch

Four Texts on Socrates: Plato’s “Euthyphro”, “Apology of Socrates”, and “Crito” and Aristophanes’ “Clouds”, translated by Thomas G. West and Grace Starry West

Diseases of Trees and Shrubs, by Wayne Sinclair and Howard H. Lyon

This Sex Which Is Not One, by Luce Irigaray

The Political Unconscious: Narrative as a Socially Symbolic Act, by Fredric Jameson

The Archaeology of Greece: An Introduction, by William R. Biers

On Deconstruction: Theory and Criticism after Structuralism, by Jonathan Culler

Nations and Nationalism, by Ernest Gellner

1990s

Four Texts on Socrates: Plato’s “Euthyphro”, “Apology of Socrates”, and “Crito” and Aristophanes’ “Clouds” (revised edition), translated by Thomas G. West and Grace Starry West

Weeds of the Northeast, by Richard H. Uva, Joseph C. Neal and Joseph M. Ditomaso

The Archaeology of Greece: An Introduction, by William R. Biers

The Racial Contract, by Charles W. Mills

The Beekeeper’s Handbook, by Diana Sammataro and Alphonse Avitabile

Insects that Feed on Trees and Shrubs (revised edition), by Warren T. Johnson and Howard H. Lyon

Guide to Methods for Students of Political Science, by Stephen Van Evera

Activists beyond Borders: Advocacy Networks in International Politics, by Margaret E. Keck and Kathryn Sikkink 

The Prince of Darkness: Radical Evil and the Power of Good in History, by Jeffrey Burton Russell

Gorgias, by Plato. Translated by James H. Nichols

2000s

From Reliable Sources: An Introduction to Historical Methods, by Martha Howell and Walter Prevenier

Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice, by Jack Donnelly

The Birds of Costa Rica: A Field Guide, by Richard Garrigues

From Silence to Voice: What Nurses Know and Must Communicate to the Public, by Bernice Buresh and Suzanne Gordon

My Freshman Year:What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student, by Rebekah Nathan 

State-Building: Governance and World Order in the 21st Century, by Francis Fukuyama

The Birds of Ecuador: Field Guide, by Robert S. Ridgely and Paul J. Greenfield

Corporate Warriors: The Rise of the Privatized Military Industry, by P. W. Singer

The Transformation of American Air Power, by Benjamin S. Lambeth

2010-2015

The Beekeeper’s Handbook (revised edition), by Diana Sammataro and Alphonse Avitabile

The Birds of Costa Rica: A Field Guide (revised edition), by Richard Garrigues

The Wildlife of Costa Rica: A Field Guide, by Fiona Reid, Twan Leenders, Jim Zook and Robert Dean

From Silence to Voice: What Nurses Know and Must Communicate to the Public (revised edition), by Bernice Buresh and Suzanne Gordon

Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice (revised edition), by Jack Donnelly

The Birds of Panama: A Field Guide, by George Angehr

Francis of Assisi: A New Biography, by Augustine Thompson

Behind the Kitchen Door, by Saru Jayaraman

Wild Urban Plants of the Northeast: A Field Guide, by Peter del Tredici

The Inauguration of Elizabeth Garrett: Cornell’s Thirteenth President, by Elizabeth Garrett

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