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Dialogue on the Threshold

A reconstruction and critical interpretation of Heidegger's remarkable relationship to the poet Georg Trakl.

Louise Blanchard Bethune

The trailblazing story of the life and career of Louise Blanchard Bethune, America’s first professional woman architect.

Harold Taylor and Sarah Lawrence College

Edited by Craig Kridel
Foreword by Leon Botstein
Subjects: General Interest
Series: Excelsior Editions

The engaging memoir of a college president and public intellectual who became one of America's leading mid-twentieth-century social and educational activists.

Ways of the Hand

A visual and narrative memoir of a lifetime's encounters with 112 trendsetters, musicians, politicians, writers, and ordinary people by a noted folklorist-photographer.

New York's Great Lost Ballparks

Tells the story of New York's playing grounds, teams, and ballparks of yesteryear.

The First Chief Justice

Chronicles the efforts of the first Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court to establish a federal court system during the country's uncertain early years.

Orienting Italy

Explores Italian filmmakers' representations of China and the Chinese, both at home and abroad.

A Passionate Life

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.

The Letchworth State Park Atlas

A visitor's companion to New York's Letchworth State Park, richly illustrated with ninety maps and thirty-five photographs.

An Introduction to the Study of Mysticism

A comprehensive, concise, and easy-to-read introduction intended for undergraduates and general readers interested in the study of mysticism.

Under the Bed of Heaven

Explores how concepts of sex in heaven can inform Christian sexual ethics in ways that challenge traditional norms and open new possibilities.

Black Lives Matter in US Schools

A powerful anthology on the role of curricula in perpetuating—and resisting—oppression.

Tasting Coffee

Draws upon the situated work of professional coffee tasters in over a dozen countries to shed light on the methods we use to convert subjective experience into objective knowledge.

Wild Diplomacy

Explores how humans and wildlife such as wolves can cohabit with mutual respect in the same territories.

A Black Forest Walden

Compares life today in the German Black Forest with Thoreau's experiences at Walden Pond.

Sharkey

The incredible, true story of the twentieth century's greatest performing sea lion and the man who trained him.

Screening #MeToo

Considers how Hollywood films since the 1960s have both reflected and shaped attitudes toward rape and sexual violence.

Black Women and Public Health

Moves Black women's voices and experiences from the margins to the center of conversations about public health.

Inside the Green Lobby

A veteran environmental lobbyist reveals the behind-the-scenes struggles to address threats to the future of New York's Adirondack Park.

Flesh of My Flesh

Examines representations of sexual violence in modern Hebrew literature, focusing on the ways in which sexual aggression relates to Zionism, gender, ethnicity, and disability.

Encountering the Impossible

The first academic explanation for how spectators use their imaginations as part of the experience and appreciation of popular fantasy filmmaking.

Empire News

Examines English-language Indian newspapers from the mid-nineteenth century and their role in simultaneously sustaining and probing British colonial governance.

Sappho's Legacy

Examines women’s food cooperatives and local dining venues on the Greek island of Lesvos and how tourism, gender, and sexualities inform the creation of these alternative economies.

Sisterlocking Discoarse

Follows a Black woman's forty-year career in academia, sharing how race and gender can disrupt and enhance the professional and the personal, from leadership and policies to family life.

One over Many

Corrective intervention in Plato's metaphysics replacing the standard view of Plato as a metaphysical dualist with a novel and revolutionary paradigm of unitary pluralism in a single reality built on ontological diversity.