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  • Russia's Sputnik Generationby Donald J. Raleigh

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 18.35

    Russia's Sputnik Generation presents the life stories of eight 1967 graduates of School No. 42 in the Russian city of Saratov. Born in 1949/50, these four men and four women belong to the first generation conceived during the Soviet Union's return to "normality" following World War II. Well educated, ... more...

  • Living Across and Through Skinsby Shannon Sullivan

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 15.95

    Explores the dynamic relationship between bodies and the world around them. What if we lived across and through our skins as much as we do within them? According to Shannon Sullivan, the notion of bodies in transaction with their social, political, cultural, and physical surroundings is not new. Early ... more...

  • Of Myth, Life, and War in Plato's Republicby Claudia Baracchi

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 19.95

    "Baracchi has identified pivotal points around which the Republic operates; this allows a reading of the entire text to unfold.... a very beautifully written book." -- Walter Brogan "... a work that opens new and timely vistas within the Republic.... Her approach... is thorough and rigorous." -- ... more...

  • Moses Hess and Modern Jewish Identityby Ken Koltun-Fromm

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 26.35

    "Koltun-Fromm's reading of Hess is of crucial import for those who study the construction of self in the modern world as well as for those who are concerned with Hess and his contributions to modern thought.... a reading of Hess that is subtle, judicious, insightful, and well supported." -- David ... more...

  • Irish Immigrants in New York City, 1945-1995by Linda Dowling Almeida

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 38.99

    Irish Immigrants in New York City, 1945-1995 Linda Dowling Almeida The story of one of the most visible groups of immigrants in the major city of immigrants in the last half of the 20th century. "Almeida offers a dynamic portrait of Irish New York, one that keeps reinventing itself under new circumstances." ?Hasia Diner, New York University ... more...

  • Interim Judaismby Michael L. Morgan

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 12.95

    Interim Judaism Jewish Thought in a Century of Crisis Michael L. Morgan Probes the impact of the 20th century on Jewish belief and practice. Confronting the challenges of the 20th century, from modernity and the Great War to the Holocaust and postmodern culture, Jewish thinkers have... more...

  • "Happiness Is Not My Companion"by David M. Jordan

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 29.99

    "Happiness Is Not My Companion" The Life of General G. K. Warren David M. Jordan The valorous but troubled career of the Civil War general, best known for his quick action to defend Little Round Top and avert a Union defeat at Gettysburg. Gouverneur K. Warren, a brilliant student at West Point and a topographical engineer, earned early acclaim... more...

  • Latin American Women Dramatistsby Catherine Larson; Margarita Vargas

    Indiana University Press 1999; US$ 23.99

    "The book highlights the many possibilities of the innovative work of these dramatists, and this will, it is to be hoped, help the editors to achieve one of their other key goals: productions of the plays in English." ?Times Literary Supplement "This thoughtfully crafted book with its insightful and informative studies elucidates an overlooked, essential... more...

  • The Puzzle Instinctby Marcel Danesi

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 15.95

    One of the most famous anagrams of all time was constructed in the Middle Ages. The unknown author contrived it as a Latin dialogue between Pilate and Jesus. Jesus' answer to Pilate's question "What is truth" is phrased as an ingenious anagram of the letters of that very question: Pilate: Quid est veritas? ... more...

  • John Ford Made Westernsby Gaylyn Studlar; Matthew Bernstein

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 15.95

    Fresh perspectives on some of the most influential films of John Ford. The Western is arguably the most popular and enduring form in cinematic history, and the acknowledged master of that genre was John Ford. His Westerns, including The Searchers, Stagecoach, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, ... more...