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Comparative Socialist Systems

Comparative Socialist Systems

Essays on Politics and Economics

“The editors have merged work from two disciplines, economics and political science; in a summary conclusion, a sociologist suggests possible extensions in the comparison of socialist systems for the future. . . . contributes generously to the field.”—Slavic Review

Toward a National Power Policy

Toward a National Power Policy

The New Deal and the Electric Utility Industry, 1933–1941

This book profiles the events, laws, utilities and dominant industry and political players that shaped the development of national power policies during a period when the federal government sought to make affordable electricity available to all Americans.

Female and Male in Latin America

Female and Male in Latin America

A pioneering study of Latin American women that views contemporary perceptions and realities of women’s lives, women’s roles in modernization versus tradition, the conflicts of class struggles among women, and the future of women’s participation in Cuban society.

The Bulgarian Jews and the Final Solution, 1940-1944

The Bulgarian Jews and the Final Solution, 1940-1944

Virtually all of Bulgaria’s Jewish citizens escaped the horrors of the Polish death camps and survived either to migrate to Israel or to remain in their homeland. Frederick Chary relates the history of the Bulgarian government’s policy toward the Jews and how the determination and moral courage of a small country could successfully thwart the Final Solution.

Windows and Stones

Windows and Stones

Selected Poems

An International Poetry Forum Selection, translated from the Swedish by May Swenson with Leif Sjoberg.

Tomas Transtromer 2011 Nobel Laureate in Literature

“Tomas Transtromer, who is today one of Sweden’s most distinguished poets . . . can compare Lake Malar at dawn with a blue lamp, the islands creeping over the grass like nocturnal butterflies.”—New York Times

Politics Without Parties

Politics Without Parties

Massachusetts, 1780–1791

This book offers proof that before the emergence of the American political party system, political differences were defined by economic, social, and cultural differences.

Paradigms and Paradoxes

Paradigms and Paradoxes

The Philosophical Challenge of the Quantum Domain

This volume gathers experts in physics, logic and philosophy to discuss developments in space exploration and nuclear science and their impact on the philosophy of science.

Cuba, Castro, and the United States

Cuba, Castro, and the United States

A compelling portrayal of U.S.-Cuban relations during the Batista and Castro regimes, and the major events leading to the cessation of diplomatic ties between the nations, as told by former Ambassador to Cuba, Philip W. Bonsal.Bonsal also offers insights into future relations between the two countries.

The American Ideology of National Science, 1919-1930

The American Ideology of National Science, 1919-1930

A provocative analysis of the movement to establish a national science program in the early twentieth century. Led by several influential scientists who had participated in centralized scientific enterprises during World War I, the new effort t was an attempt to return to earlier progressive values in the hope of producing science for society’s benefit.

Statistical Explanation and Statistical Relevance

Statistical Explanation and Statistical Relevance

Through his S-R model of statistical relevance, Wesley Salmon offers a solution to the scientific explanation of objectively improbable events. Two other essays compliment the statisticl relevance model.

The Aesthetic Thought of the French Enlightenment

The Aesthetic Thought of the French Enlightenment

For most of the twentieth century, the writings of aestheticians of the French Enlightenment were neglected by philosophers and students of the fine arts. Coleman has applied philosophical analysis to the writings of Diderot, Montesquieu, Dubos, Batteux, Andre, and Crousaz, among others, to reflect on the fine arts of the first two-thirds of the eighteenth century.

Fire and Iron

Fire and Iron

Critical Approaches to Njáls saga

Written in Iceland by an unknown author about 1280, Njals saga has been called the greatest work of vernacular prose fiction from the European Middle Ages. Allen’s finely written and perceptive study is one of the first in English to offer a critical examination of the text.

The Tattooed Desert

The Tattooed Desert

In this collection, Shelton’s first, he moves backward and forward through time but always in the same landscape, the desert-mountains of southern Arizona, which foster his surrealistic view of his interior conflict. He is followed by peculiarly insistent voices from the past.

Bolivia

Bolivia

The Uncompleted Revolution

The first book-length analysis of the Bolivian revolution by an American political scientist explains the events of 1952 as a Latin American case study, and links the theme of the revolution with other contemporary insurrection in underdeveloped countries.

Anthropology and the Behavioral and Health Sciences

Anthropology and the Behavioral and Health Sciences

This book acts as a catalyst for anthropology to foster research ties to its neighboring disciplines in the behavioral and health sciences. It is an introspective and circumspective appraisal of the relevance of anthropology to these related disciplines and professions and assesses the usefulness of reciprocal borrowing of ideas and investigative tools among them.

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