Distribution Partners (Imprint)

Showing 201-300 of 375 titles.
Sort by:

Paul Cushman

Overview of the life, work, times, and legacy of renowned Albany potter Paul Cushman (1767-1833)

Dante from Two Perspectives: The Sienese Connection

Addresses the implications of a document found in the Archivio di Stato di Siena which affirms a connection between Farinata degli Uberti, a Florentine conspicuously encountered by Dante the pilgrim in Inferno 10, and the Sienese Ghibellines with whom he and his fellow Florentine Ghibellines joined, in an alliance which produced the Sienese victory at the battle of Montaperti in 1260.

New York State Government, Second Edition

An expanded and updated edition of the 2002 book that has become required reading for policymakers, students, and active citizens.

At the Front Lines of the Welfare System

Examines conversations between welfare workers and their clients to understand the implementation of the 1996 welfare reform.

Progressive Illumination

Remarkable reflection on Cardinal Newman.

Companion to Dante's Divine Comedy

An in-depth companion guide to Dante’s Divine Comedy.

Being in the Pampas

Explores the question of being through readings of Parmenides’s Poem, Zeno’s paradoxes, and Plato’s Parmenides.

Reading Objects 2005

Offers innovative examples of how to approach art from a variety of academic disciplines and personal perspectives.

Don Nice

Paintings by contemporary American realist Don Nice, with emphasis on recent works relating to the Hudson Valley.

Uncrowned Queens, Volume 3

Third volume of biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.

The War and Peace of a New Metaphysical Perception, Volume III

A futuristic examination of metaphysical systems, responsibility, understanding, conceit, continuums, and history’s vector.

Probing in Islamic Philosophy

Analyzes major Muslim philosophers.

The Gift of Self

Explores themes of dispossession, shattering, and fragmentation that arise in contemporary writings from the point of view of the selves whose subjectivities and practices are said to be fragmented, shattered, and dispossessed.

Rimer Cardillo

The first comprehensive survey of the work of the Uruguayan printmaker and graphic artist Rimer Cardillo, presented in both English and Spanish.

"Veil of Maya, The"

Explores the interpretive problems, complexities, and legacies of Schopenhauer’s encounter with ancient India.

Being and Thought in Aquinas

Papers from Binghamton University's Conferences on Medieval Latin Philosophy, 1995-2000, on St. Thomas Aquinas' oeuvre. The essays examine his sources within the Neoplatonic and Islamicist traditions, ...

Petrarch's Itinerarium

Edited and translated by H. James Shey
Introduction by H. James Shey
Subjects: Literature

A new edition of the Latin text of Petrarch’s Itinerarium.

Africa Through Ghanaian Lenses

Edited by Samuel E. Quainoo
Subjects: Area Studies

A collection of lectures delivered during the Fulbright Hays Scholar program in Ghana.

Dante and the Jewish Question

Addresses Jacoff’s own discomfort with Dante’s reiteration of the deicide charge against the Jews in Paradiso 7 and elsewhere.

Utopia/Post-Utopia

Features the works of nine photographers and video artists on the cutting edge of the Cuban art scene.

Bolton Coit Brown

Explores the career of one of America’s most noted printmakers and seminal role he played in bringing the arts to Woodstock, New York.

Richard Callner

Career retrospective of modernist Albany painter Richard Callner.

Humanity and the Cosmos

Essays on the interaction between science and spiritual values which characterize much of modern life.

Bhakti Karuna Agepe with Raimundo Panikkar

A collection of essays on the nature of love in religious tradition and theory, inspired by Raimundo Panikkar's ecumenical embrace of Christianity, Hinduism, and Buddhism.

Uncrowned Queens, Volume 2

Second volume of biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.

The Crusades

Edited by Khalil I. Semaan
Subjects: History

Examines the effects of the Crusades from a variety of perspectives.

Reading Objects 2002

Explores the numerous perspectives from which works of art can be experienced and understood.

Funding Public Colleges and Universities for Performance

By Joseph C. Burke
Subjects: Education

Looks at the progress, popularity, and problems related to states linking funding of public colleges and universities to performance.

Diversity, Multiculturalism and Social Justice

An interdisciplinary reader exploring issues related to diversity, multiculturalism, and social justice.

It Takes a Neighborhood

The Neighborhood Preservation Initiative, a comprehensive community building program in ten neighborhoods from nine mostly mid-sized cities, is examined in It Takes a Neighborhood. Wright shows what was ...

Thinking Outside the Box

Edited by Douglas W. Shrader
Subjects: Philosophy

Select essays, originally presented at the Sixth Annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, held in 2001 at SUNY Oneonta.

Uncrowned Queens, Volume 1

Biographies of African American women community leaders in New York state.

The War and Peace of a New Metaphysical Perception, Volume II

Addresses perceived irresolvable paradoxes regarding reality as presented by a number of philosophers.

Zarathustra's Love Beyond Wisdom

A study of Nietzche’s Zarathustra.

The Continuing Agony

Reflections from Jews and Roman Catholics on their struggles with the crucial and painful issues that continue to plague Christian-Jewish dialogue.

Immagini E Rappresentazione

Edited by Francesca Calabi
Subjects: Jewish Studies

Essays on images and representation in the writings of Philo of Alexandria.

Justice for All

Edited by Steven Scalet
Subjects: Politics And Law

Collection of essays adapted from an undergraduate honors conference held at Binghamton University which address contemporary issues in political philosophy.

Rabbinic Judaism's Generative Logic, Volume One

First volume documenting Rabbinic Judaism in its formative age.

Religions and Cultures

Synthesis of Mediterraneum’s first seminar.

Rabbinic Judaism's Generative Logic, Volume Two

Second volume documenting Rabbinic Judaism in its formative age.

The War and Peace of a New Metaphysical Perception, Volume I

Addresses perceived irresolvable paradoxes regarding reality as presented by a number of philosophers.

Faith, Truth, and Freedom

Examines the expulsion of Professor Gerd Lüdemann from the Theology Faculty at the University of Göttingen.

Robert Morris

Drawings by one of the twentieth century’s most intellectually challenging artists.

Quicker, Better, Cheaper?

Edited by Dall Forsythe
Subjects: New York/regional

Scholars and practitioners explore American government performance management offering diverse views.

With My Profound Reverence for the Victims

Lithographs by American painter George Bellows, depicting the horrors and atrocities of World War I.

Chinese Through Song

An innovative approach to language acquisition using Chinese folk and popular songs.

A Conceptual Approach to the Mekilta

Describes the actual mode of thought of the Rabbis of the Midrash and the Talmud, and indicates how they derived their own moral teachings from the Bible.

Islamic Legends Concerning Alexander the Great

Edited and translated by Z. David Zuwiyya
Introduction by Z. David Zuwiyya
Subjects: Literature

English translation and introductory study of a previously unedited Hispano-Arabic legend of Alexander the Great.

Dante Between Philosophers and Theologians: Paradiso X - XIII

Raises the radical question of how Dante’s understanding of poetry shaped his theology, his ethics, and, more generally his sense of the organization of knowledge or encyclopedia.

The Incarnation of God

Examines the notion of divine incarnations as a central element of the portrait of God that came into focus through the Judaism of the dual Torah.

The Rabbinic Mind

Explores the wider aspects of the rabbinic mind.

Marvin Fox: Collected Essays on Philosophy and on Judaism, Vol. 1

Edited by Jacob Neusner
Subjects: Jewish Studies

A selection of his more important writings.

Understanding Jewish Theology

Edited by Jacob Neusner
Subjects: Jewish Studies

Explores the religious experience of Judaism through the perceptions and teachings of ordinary Jews and the creative elite.

Theological Reflections on the Problem of Usury

An Arabic-language treatise on usury from a theological and philosophical perspective.

Totems for Defence and Illustration of Taboo: Sites of Petrarchism in Renaissance Europe

Argues that critical comments appended to early printed editions of Petrarch’s Rime sparse inflected the reception and understanding of Petrarch’s vernacular poetry in Renaissance Europe.

The Book of Jewish Wisdom

Presents parts of the Judaic tradition of wisdom, concentrating on the oral part of the Torah, represented by the documents of law and scriptural exegesis.

Worship and Ethics

Describes how Halakah, or Jewish Law, enables the individual to achieve religious experience.

His Brother's Keeper

By Paul Milkman
Foreword by Jacob Neusner
Subjects: Jewish Studies

Tells the story of young people’s volunteer efforts as part of the American Jewish Society for Service.

Marvin Fox: Collected Essays on Philosophy and on Judaism, Vol. 2

Edited by Jacob Neusner
Subjects: Jewish Studies

A selection of his more important writings.

Organic Thinking

Thorough analysis of rabbinic thought.

Shi'ite Heritage

Edited and translated by L. Clarke
Subjects: Religion And Spirituality

Explores Western and Muslim scholarship on multiple aspects of the Twelver Shi’ite tradition.

The Theology of Seder Eliahu

Attempts to discover a coherent unity in rabbinic theology.

Writing Without Footnotes: The Role of the Medievalist in Contemporary Intellectual Life

Argues that academics’ intellectual engagement with a public beyond the walls of their own specialties, and even beyond the walls of the academy, was long a commonplace and significant part of the work of professors and writers in the humanities.

Philosophy and the Public Realm

Edited by Douglas W. Shrader
Subjects: Philosophy

Combines the work of promising college students with essays by distinguished scholars.

Avenues Towards Christianity

Argues that the religious movement of Mormonism branched off from mainstream Calvinist Christianity in a slow and deliberate process.

The 2001 Mathers Lecture 2001 Rosen Lecture, and Other Queen's University Essays in the Study of Judaism

Edited by Jacob Neusner
Contributions by Donald H. Akenson, Herbert Basser, and Reena Basser
Subjects: Jewish Studies

A collection of lectures given at Queen’s University by academics in Judaic Studies.

Memoirs of the Future

Explores the life and work of W. Warren Wagar.

Marvin Fox: Collected Essays on Philosophy and on Judaism, Vol. 3

Edited by Jacob Neusner
Subjects: Jewish Studies

A selection of his more important writings.

The Earthly Paradise

Explores the history of how the Eden story in Genesis has been understood.

Particularism and Universalism in Modern Jewish Thought

Explores how modern Judaism has balanced between universalism and particularism.

Higher Education in Crisis

Explores the university’s altering landscape, the conflicts over its core values and legitimacy, and the challenge for the university to negotiate the new landscape and to redefine itself within a larger educational context.

A Conceptual Commentary on Midrash Leviticus Rabbah

Examines each rabbinic text or sequence of homilies in order to uncover specific value concepts which are reflected in them either explicitly or implicitly.

Cosmos as Art Object

Explores various aspects of Plato’s cosmological writings.

The Genius of Christ

By Abbas Mahmud al-Aqqad
Edited and translated by F. Peter Ford Jr.
Introduction by F. Peter Ford Jr.
Subjects: Religion And Spirituality

Translation of an Arabic work extolling the person and mission of Jesus.

Contemporary Views of Ancient Judaism

Compiles some longer review essays and somewhat briefer reviews of single titles from his collected work of the 1990s.

Zayas and Her Sisters, 2

A collection of essays on the novelist María de Zayas and other seventeenth century Spanish women writers.

So You Want to Be In Government?

A guide for appointed officials in American government.

Managing Welfare Reform in Five States

Edited by Sarah F. Liebschutz
Subjects: Public Policy

Analyzes the responses of five states—Florida, Mississippi, New York, Washington, and Wisconsin—to the challenges of implementing welfare reform.

Social Science in Government

A new, substantially updated, and expanded version of a classic work on how to evaluate public policy published over a decade ago.

Learning from Leaders

Edited by Carol S. Weissert
Subjects: Public Policy

Discusses welfare reform in Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

Evaluating Comprehensive State Welfare Reform

Discusses issues involved in evaluating the new reforms, and applies those issues to the evaluation of welfare reform in Wisconsin.

Beyond the Western Tradition

Explores both postcoloniality and translation theory, history, and practice in languages and cultures outside the chief Eurocentric orbit.

The Stilling of the Storm

Explores early Palestinian Judaic traditions.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Five

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume One

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Four

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Three

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Precursors of an African Genesis Model of Helping

Presents the theoretical dimension of three decades of research on African-derived concepts of helping.

Mediterranean Perspectives

Edited by Robert M. Berchman
Subjects: Philosophy

Characterize several lines of intellectual development by which some of the fundamental features of ancient, medieval, and modern pictures of God, Nature, Beauty, the State, and the Self came to be accepted as common knowledge in the Mediterranean world today.

Comparative Hermeneutics of Rabbinic Judaism, The, Volume Two

Systematic account of the hermeneutics of comparison and contrast of Rabbinic Judaism.

Insediamenti Francescani in Abruzzo nel Duecento e Sviluppo nel '300 e 400 con la Riforma Osservante

Analyzes the early presence of Franciscan monastic houses in Abruzzo in the thirteenth century.

Advances in African Linguistics

A selection of papers presented at the 28th Annual Conference on African Linguistics.