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Paganism in the Roman Empire

Ramsay MacMullen

“MacMullen…has published several books in recent years which establish him, rightfully, as a leading social historian of the Roman Empire. The current volume exhibits many of the characteristics of its predecessors: the...

September 10, 1983, Paper, $29.00

Man, The Promising Primate

The Conditions of Human Evolution, Second edition

Peter J. Wilson

In spite of recent advances in the study of evolution, scholars have shied away from the most intriguing problem of all—how and why animal nature became human nature.  In confronting this problem, Peter Wilson leads...

September 10, 1983, Paper, $24.00

Woman the Gatherer

Edited by Frances Dahlberg

Studies of human evolution and prehistory that use the concept “man the hunter” assign a crucial role to hunting in the formation of our species.  This emphasis on male activities in the human adaptation neglects the...

September 10, 1983, Paper, $29.00

A Manual of Modern Greek, I

For University Students: Elementary to Intermediate

Anne Farmakides

Developed by Anne Farmakides, associate professor of classics and director of the Modern Greek Studies program at McGill University, this series, which keeps in view the whole spectrum of the Greek language, uses a combined...

September 10, 1983, Paper, $32.00

Health and Human Values

A Guide to Making your own Decisions

Frank M. Harron

Although modern developments in medical science have produced some dramatic benefits, they have also raised difficult and sometimes controversial moral and legal questions. How much information should a physician give to a...

September 10, 1983, Paper, $25.00

English for Speakers of Khmer

Franklin E. Huffman and Im Proum

The leading American specialist in Khmer language studies, Franklin Huffman, in collaboration with Im Proum, has since 1970 produced a distinguished series of aids to the teaching of Khmer.  Now, beginning with the English...

September 10, 1983, Paper, $55.00

The War Trap

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

“This illuminating work is a masterful study that delves into the causes of war using a wholly new approach. Utilizing the assumptions of rational behavior, de Mesquita focuses on the perspective of decision making as an...

September 10, 1983, Paper, $19.00

Semiotics and Interpretation

Robert Scholes


September 10, 1983, Paper, $20.00

The Practical Negotiator

I. William Zartman and Maureen R. Berman; Foreword by Alvin C. Eurich

The art of international negotiation can be learned, according to William Zartman and Maureen Berman.  Their purpose in this book is to teach aspiring diplomas and others how to negotiate most effectively.  Drawing on...

September 10, 1983, Paper, $29.00

The New American Dilemma

Liberal Democracy and School Desegregation

Jennifer L. Hochschild

Conventional wisdom and democratic theory hold that the best way to achieve controversial policy changes is in small, cautious steps and with participation of the various groups involved.  Yet America’s thirty years of...

September 10, 1984, Paper, $19.00