Bruccoli reconstructs seventeen drafts and three versions of the novel to answer questions about F. Scott Fitzgerald’s major work that have long puzzled critics of modern literature.
Nicholas Rescher presents the first translation of medieval Arabic philosopher al-Farabi’s “Short Commentary on Prior Analytics” in English, and supplements this with an informative introduction and numerous explanatory footnotes.
Mooney closely examines each of Cozzens’ novels, isolating and defining his main themes and addressing the critical acclaim and condemnation of his works.
A detailed study of housing reform at the turn of the twentieth century, focusing on the tenements of New York City and the work of Lawrence Veiller, the dominant figure in Progressive Era housing reform.
Six essays by noted philosophers of science include the following topics: explanation in science and in history; philosophy and the scientific image of man; psychoanalysis and parapsychology; the conceptual basis of the biological sciences; the nature of time; and problems of microphysics.
Nicholas Rescher assembles this annotated bibliography of al-Farabi, the first Arabic philosopher credited with developing a non-Aristotelian logic. The book includes a listing of printed materials relating to al-Farabi, and summaries providing further detail on these works.
A comprehensive study of the formative years of the Department of War, and the struggle to win public acceptance for maintaining a standing national army.
The essays in this collection commemorate the 175th anniversary of the establishment of the United States Constitution, offering perspectives on its history and its meaning to modern society.
Administration in time of war has come to revolve around the President, and much of the administrative authority of the President is then delegated to extralegal agents. Grundstein’s analysis of the experiences of World War I show that such delegation is inevitable.
Baxter examines Miller’s relationship with his native land and with Europe through his writings and in the comments of his critics and friends, navigating through the inconsistencies and the evolution of his opinions as his experiences changed. Her insights offer a complex, nuanced evaluation of Miller as writer and as expatriate.
A handbook of standard techniques for observing children’s behavior in nursery school settings — it is also applicable to children in club groups, elementary school classrooms, and hospitals.
This book presents a broad overview of the planning profession, and discusses the major problems encountered in urbanism and planning. The essays view topics that include education, the urban community, the place of planning in governmental hierarchy, and its relationship to urban political dynamics.
Crossroads is a collection of thirty-seven colorful and perceptive writings left by early travelers and settlers who ventured west of the Allegheny Mountains. Traders, surveyors, soldiers, preachers, and immigrants, some of them well known and some obscure, tell of the loneliness, terror, and beauty of the frontier.
A comprehensive biography of the Seceretary of State and Comendador for the kingdom of Castile under Emperor Charles I of Spain.
A thorough account of the third campaign of the Indian Wars (1790-1795) told through the correspondence of Major General Anthony Wayne and the three Secretaries of War under whom he served. The campaign was instrumental in securing the area north and west of the Ohio river, from Pittsburgh to Detroit, for settlement.