Ellis Island Nation: Immigration Policy and American Identity in the Twentieth Century
Robert L. Fleegler
280 pages | 6 x 9 | 5 illus.
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4509-7 | $49.95 | £32.50
A volume in the Haney Foundation Series
Examining the shift between American immigrant policy between 1924 and 1964, Ellis Island Nation traces the emergence of "contributionism," the belief that the newcomers from eastern and southern Europe contributed important cultural and economic benefits to American society. Read more . . .
Human Rights and the Negotiation of American Power
240 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4506-6 | $55.00 | £36.00
A volume in the Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights series
Through careful archival research, Glenn Mitoma reveals how the U.S. government, key civil society groups, Cold War politics, and specific individuals led to America's emergence in the twentieth century as an ambivalent yet central player in establishing an international rights ethic. Read more . . .
Dreams, Dreamers, and Visions: The Early Modern Atlantic World
Edited by Ann Marie Plane and Leslie Tuttle. Foreword by Anthony F. C. Wallace
336 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4504-2 | $65.00 | £42.50
In this volume, scholars from three continents trace the role of dreams in the cultural transitions of the early modern Atlantic world, illustrating how both indigenous and European methods of understanding dream phenomena became central to contests over religious and political power. Read more . . .
How Rivalries End
Karen Rasler, William R. Thompson, and Sumit Ganguly
272 pages | 6 x 9 | 4 illus.
Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4498-4 | $69.95 | £45.50
Examining political hot spots stretching from Egypt and Israel to North and South Korea, How Rivalries End builds an original theory from patterns in successful conflict resolutions and reveals the key factors in reducing tensions and building long-term peace between adversaries. Read more . . .
Now in Paperback"The Farce of the Fart" and Other Ribaldries: Twelve Medieval French Plays in Modern English
Edited and translated by Jody Enders
496 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4323-9 | $49.95 | £32.50
Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2251-7 | $29.95 | £19.50
A volume in the Middle Ages Series
Theater historian Jody Enders brings a dozen of the funniest French farces to contemporary English speaking audiences for the first time. This performance-friendly collection includes background information about the plays for medievalists, theater practitioners, and classic comedy lovers alike. Read more . . .
Now in PaperbackAlmost a Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the 1980 Phillies
William C. Kashatus
392 pages | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 | 30 illus.
Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2245-6 | $24.95 | £16.50
Almost A Dynasty details the rise and fall of the World Champion 1980 Phillies. Based on personal interviews, newspaper accounts, and the keen insight of a veteran baseball writer, the book convincingly explains how a losing team was finally able to win its first world championship. Read more . . .
Now in PaperbackCivil Rights Advocacy on Behalf of the Poor
Catherine M. Paden
240 pages | 6 x 9 | 13 illus.
Cloth 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4297-3 | $55.00 | £36.00
Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2267-8 | $26.50 | £17.50
A volume in the American Governance: Politics, Policy, and Public Law series
In Civil Rights Advocacy on Behalf of the Poor, Catherine M. Paden examines five civil rights organizations and explores why they chose to represent the poor—specifically, low-income African Americans—during six legislative periods considering welfare reform. Read more . . .
Now in PaperbackFirst Lady of Letters: Judith Sargent Murray and the Struggle for Female Independence
Sheila L. Skemp
512 pages | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 | 10 illus.
Cloth 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4140-2 | $42.50 | £28.00
Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2248-7 | $27.50 | £18.00
A volume in the Early American Studies series
Thanks to the recent discovery of Judith Sargent Murray's papers—including some 2,500 personal letters—Sheila L. Skemp has documented the compelling story of a talented and most unusual eighteenth-century woman. Read more . . .
Now in PaperbackCitizenship, Borders, and Human Needs
Edited by Rogers M. Smith
504 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4283-6 | $65.00 | £42.50
Paper 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2269-2 | $34.95 | £23.00
A volume in the Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism series
Edited and with an introduction by political scientist Rogers M. Smith, Citizenship, Borders, and Human Needs brings together essays by an international array of leading scholars from a wide range of disciplines to explore the economic, cultural, political, and normative aspects of comparative immigration policies. Read more . . .
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