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America through Russian Eyes, 1874-1926

Olga Peters Hasty; Edited by Susanne Fusso

To view the familiar from a different perspective is always enlightening. This engaging collection of travel accounts by Russian writers who visited America around the turn of the century offers fresh insights into both the...

April 27, 1988, Cloth, $57.00

Violence and Crime in Cross-National Perspective

Dane Archer and Rosemary Gartner

This prize-winning reference work provides data on crime in 110 nations and 44 major cities, making it possible for the first time to examine the patterns and causes of violent crime on a cross-national basis.“In...

September 10, 1987, Paper, $34.00

Confessions of a Concierge

Madame Lucie`s History of Twentieth-Century France

Bonnie G. Smith

Bonnie Smith here tells Madame Lucie's colorful life history, first by skillfully recording the concierge's reminiscences and then by describing her own observations as a participant in Madame Lucie's world. The overall...

September 10, 1987, Paper, $19.50

Coups and Army Rule in Africa

Motivations and Constraints, Second Edition

Samuel Decalo

With permanent military rule widespread throughout Africa, it is clearly important to understand the role of the military in this continent. In Coups and Army Rule in Africa, published in 1976, Samuel Decalo...

July 25, 1990, Cloth, $69.00

Handbook of North American Birds

Volume 5, Diurnal Raptors (Part 2)

Edited by Ralph S. Palmer

Describes the physical features, field identification, habitat, distribution, migration, reproduction, and habits of American species and subspecies north of Mexico.

September 10, 1988, Cloth, $75.00


Robert Lamberton

Standing at the very beginning of European literature, the poems and verse fragments that have come down to us under Hesiod’s name tap the vast reservoir of oral tradition constituting Greek wisdom about the ways of gods...

September 10, 1988, Paper, $25.00

Evolution of Life Histories of Mammals

Theory and Pattern

Edited by Mark S. Boyce

Mammals range in body size from the gigantic blue whale to the tiny Etruscan shrew. Elephants and man may live for nearly one hundred years, while most shrews die before they are three months old. During the past decade,...

September 10, 1988, Cloth, $70.00

The Idea of the Good in Platonic-Aristotelian Philosophy

Hans-Georg Gadamer; Translated by P. Christopher Smith

One of this century’s most important philosophers here focuses on Plato’s Protagoras, Phaedo, Republic, and Philebus and on Aristotle’s three moral treatises to show the essential continuity of Platonic and...

March 23, 1988, Paper, $24.00

Staging O`Neill

Ronald H. Wainscott

Eugene O’Neill’s most exciting experiments with stage direction and design took place in his plays produced between 1920 and 1934.  The impact of these experiments on American theater and drama was enormous, and in...

September 10, 1988, Cloth, $67.00

The Rise of Experimentation in American Psychology

edited by Jill G. Morawski

Laboratory experiments are the principal tools used by psychologists to formulate and test their theories of how the human mind works, yet few histories of psychology have studied the experimental method and how it has...

September 10, 1988, Cloth, $60.00