Explores Italian filmmakers' representations of China and the Chinese, both at home and abroad.
Explores the basic forms of responsibility that we willingly assume and the collaborative fulfillment that we find in each.
The first complete intellectual biography of one of the most influential and controversial philosophers of the twentieth century, Leo Strauss.
Provides a theoretical and practical guide to community-engaged scholarship with Indigenous peoples in the United States and Canada.
Examines the struggle of Jewish women to join defense and military activities during the decades leading up to the Israeli War of Independence.
Drawing on a range of sources in philosophy and literature, but with particular reference to the work of Heidegger, makes a compelling case for the importance of place in philosophical discourse.
Argues that Nietzsche’s idea of the Übermensch was a central concern of filmmakers in the 1920s and 1930s.
Explores how discussion of LGBTQ+ themes in a high-school literature course can foster ethical engagement among students.
Combines servant-leadership and feminism into a new understanding of leadership.
Examines the place of history in the political thought of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, one of the key architects of modern Hindu nationalism.
The first full biography of W. H. H. Murray (1849-1904), a Boston preacher often described as the father of the American outdoor movement and the modern vacation.
A New York soldier's eyewitness account of life in the first year of the Civil War, from the campgrounds to the battlefields.
An essential resource for dedicated cyclists planning a trip through the state or casual riders seeking new stretches of trail to enjoy with family and friends. Great for those traveling by foot, boat, or car as well.
Meditation on the character of the Eleatic Stranger in Plato's late dialogues, arguing that the prominent place afforded to this foreigner—the other—represents an important philosophical and political legacy regarding the way thought, and life in the community, is understood.
Tells the story of New York's playing grounds, teams, and ballparks of yesteryear.
Contextualizes Sabha Theatre historically, politically, and aesthetically, revealing how it expresses a Tamil Brahmin identity that is at once traditional and modern.
Argues that Giambattista Vico's early modern account of Roman mythology was a sophisticated attempt to present an epistemological and political critique of the aristocratic way of conceiving the world.
Recounts the compelling stories of Civil War soldiers and sailors who lived in Oswego County, New York.
A searing, personal look at conditions on Texas's Death Row—told in the words of the prisoners themselves.
Uses a comparative hermeneutical method to explain the most important terms in the classical Confucian philosophical texts, in an effort to allow the tradition to speak on its own terms.
Argues that Plato thinks that ordinary people grapple with the Forms and can make epistemological progress, even if they never achieve knowledge.
Illuminates the complex factors that have helped or hindered creative work by and about women in the twenty-first-century Brazilian film industry.
A new and accessible introduction to this exciting, controversial, and often misunderstood music, drawing on extensive research, close listening, and the author’s experience as a performer.
A visual and narrative memoir of a lifetime's encounters with 112 trendsetters, musicians, politicians, writers, and ordinary people by a noted folklorist-photographer.
Delves into the meaning of stories, their tellers, and those who experience them
Original and critical essays by leading scholars on the question of the human in the philosophy of Martin Heidegger.
A critical interrogation of elements of Hobbes's political and natural philosophy and its capacity to enrich our understanding of the nature of democratic life.
A time capsule of a classic Italian American neighborhood, told in the voices of its inhabitants.
Argues that Progressive Era reforms had the counterintuitive effect of weakening political parties and their role in representative government.
Maps manifestations of the sacred and religious syncretism in Afro-Brazilian cultural forms.
Examines the ways in which writers and artists have attempted to address children’s experience of atrocity.
A Philosophy of Music Education is considered the classic text on the relation of aesthetics to the practical teaching and performing of music.
Relive the glory days of New York's poshest night spot with recipes and drinks you can prepare at your own home!
The first and best biography of this pioneering comic duo and Broadway Stars--in a new edition!
Examines the fascination with identity fraud in sensation fiction and Victorian culture more broadly.
A comprehensive treatment of the shared traditions of Chan, Sŏn, and Zen in dynamic interaction across East Asia, acknowledging the changing and growing parameters of the field of Zen studies.
Presents the most important portrayals of the Daoist master Yang Zhu throughout Chinese history, from the Warring States period until today.
A walking tour and history of Bob Dylan's life and time in New York, from Greenwich Village to Woodstock.
The best of W.H.H. Murray’s 19th century Adirondack stories, selected by Murray’s biographer and great, great grandson, Randall S. Beach
Demonstrates that Plato and Xenophon ought to be regarded less as rivals and more as engaged in a dialogue advancing a common goal of preserving the Socratic legacy.
Explores mountain regions as cultural landscapes that have been shaped by long-term human-environment interactions.
Essays providing a multi-disciplinary look at Derrick Bell's thesis of racial realism.
Reveals the life and lore of a vanished era of railroad history.
A reconstruction and critical interpretation of Heidegger's remarkable relationship to the poet Georg Trakl.
This textbook offers accessible, academically sound information on a wide range of LGBTQ+ topics. The 12 chapters cover LGBTQ+ history, culture, and Queer Theory, but also explore LGBTQ+ relationships, families, parenting, health, and education - as well as a separate chapter on how to conduct research on LGBTQ+ topics.
The engaging memoir of a college president and public intellectual who became one of America's leading mid-twentieth-century social and educational activists.
Explores the delicate interplay between emigration of Jews from Israel to Germany and the construction of a new identity in the shadow of antisemitism both past and present in their new home.
First history of New York's women legislators within the larger story of New York State politics.
Examines how the new wave of Generation Y public service employees are affecting the dynamics of continuity and change in public management ethics.