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.
Examines the deep roots of the American way of war.
Gripping account of the life of the Russian Tsar’s last chief of security and intelligence.
Examines the culture and chronology of increasingly complex urban societies in western Anatolia during the Early Bronze Age.
First translation into English of Fichte’s major work on the French Revolution.
Assesses how America's film industry remembered World War I during the interwar period.
Offers a powerful new interpretation of Engels’s contributions to modern social and political theory.
Combines personal accounts with insights from psychology to understand the continuing impact of Holocaust trauma in Lithuania.
An indispensable primary source in the history of Zionism.
Demonstrates how four books by dissident German intellectuals served as a rebuke to the Nazi regime.
Contrasts the experiences of German Jewish refugees from the Holocaust who fled to London and New York City.
Surveys how reunification in 1990 impacted historical scholarship in the former East Germany.
An eyewitness account of the Russian Revolution of 1917 and its aftermath, newly translated into English.
An interdisciplinary study of the rise of empirical observation in the Spanish arts and sciences as the principle vehicle for acquiring knowledge about the natural world.
Uses historical case studies to illuminate women’s claims to emancipation and to sexual subjectivity during the tumultuous Wilhelmine and Weimar periods in Germany.
A story of loss and survival.
Documents how energy resource acquisition has been the driving motivator for European and American international relations.
Late eighteenth-century writings on race by Kant and four of his contemporaries.
Examines the relationship between diverse iterations of Rosicrucianism and the philosophy of the Enlightenment.
An English translation of Biondo Flavio’s Italia Illustrata, with commentary.
Interviews with eighteen Jewish “hidden children” of France and Belgium, telling the story of their survival during World War II.
A comprehensive history of bilateral relations between the Netherlands and the United States.
Essays on Montesquieu and the influence of his thought from the eighteenth century to today.
An interdisciplinary study of nationalism drawing on the events of the French Revolution.
A translation of women's testimonies about their experiences in the prisons of Spain following the end of the Spanish Civil War in 1939 collected by Tomasa Cuevas, herself a surviving victim of the Francoist prison system.
In this empirical and theoretical study of nationalism, ethnicity, and immigration, the author compares the reception of large numbers of immigrants in Catalonia, the Basque country, Latvia, and Estonia--developed regions that possess distinct cultures and nationalist movements.
Gleanings in Europe: The Rhine is an account of James Fenimore Cooper's travels in Europe at the time of the 1832 revolt in Paris, when he hoped General Lafayette would be declared President of France ...
In its determination to take absolute control, the Third Reich focused on the nation's youth, reserving for the schools the vital task of refashioning the German psyche. This book examines these propaganda ...
Ablaze with excitement, effervescent with creativity—late nineteenth-century Vienna was the ideal site for this analysis of the ways in which a sizable and significant group of Jews was assimilated ...
In nineteenth-century France, parents abandoned their children in overwhelming numbers—up to 20 percent of live births in the Parisian area. The infants were left at state-run homes and were then transferred ...
France (1837) was the third volume published in Cooper's Gleanings in Europe series, but first in the chronology of his European experience. Less sequential than his other travel narratives, France distills ...
A contemporaneous reviewer called James Fenimore Cooper's England "unquestionably the most searching and thoughtful, not TO say philosophical of any" of the books "published by an American on England." ...
Describing Italy as "the only region of the earth that I truly love," James Fenimore Cooper used the style of picturesque impressionism to convey his vision of Italy as the microcosm of an ordered and ...
The Prague Uprising of 1848 was part of the powerful series of revolutions that shook practically the entire European Continent as the middle classes and urban and rural workers pressed against the rule ...
In the summer of 1828 James Fenimore Cooper, his wife, and their five children set out from Paris for Switzerland, and Cooper wrote that he experienced a "glorious anticipation," for "a common-place converse ...