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  • How We Got to Coney Islandby Brian J. Cudahy

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 30.99 US$ 26.65

    How We Got to Coney Island is the definitive history of mass transportation in Brooklyn. Covering 150 years of extraordinary growth, Cudahy tells the complete story of the trolleys, street cars, steamboats, and railways that helped create New York's largest borough---and the remarkable system that grew to connect the world's most famous seaside resort... more...

  • A Century of Subwaysby Brian J. Cudahy

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 27.99 US$ 24.07

    Brian Cudahy offers a fascinating tribute to the world the subway created. Taking a fresh look at one of the marvels of the 20th century, Cudahy creates a vivid sense of this extraordinary achievement-how the city was transformed once New Yorkers started riding in a hole in the ground. more...

  • Combat Reporterby Don Whitehead; John B. Romeiser; Rick Atkinson; Benjamin Franklin

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69

    John Romeiser has woven both the North African diary and Whitehead's memoir of the subsequent landings in Sicily into a vivid, unvarnished, and completely riveting story of eight months during some of the most brutal combat of the war. more...

  • What Should We Do with Our Brain?by Catherine Malabou; Sebastian Rand; Marc Jeannerod

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 15.99 US$ 13.75

    Recent neuroscience, in replacing the old model of the brain as a single centralized locus of control, has emphasized plasticity,the quality by which our brains develop and change throughout the course of our lives. Our brains exist as historical products, developing in interaction with themselves and with their surroundings.Hence there is a thin line... more...

  • Dis-Enclosureby Jean-Luc Nancy; Bettina Bergo; Gabriel Malenfant; Michael B. Smith

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    This book is a profound and eagerly anticipated investigation into what is left of a monotheistic religious spirit-notably, a minimalist faith that is neither confessional nor credulous. Articulating this faith as works and as an objectless hope, Nancy deconstructs Christianity in search of the historical and reflective conditions that provided its... more...

  • The Trial of the Catonsville Nineby Daniel Berrigan; Robin Andersen; James L. Marsh

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 20.99 US$ 18.05

    On May 17, 1968, at the height of the Vietnam War, nine men and women entered a Selective Service office outside Baltimore. They removed military draft records, took them outside, and set them afire with napalm.The Catholic activists involved in this protest against the War included Daniel and Philip Berrigan; all were found guilt of destroying government... more...

  • The Land, the Bible, and Historyby Alain Marchadour; David Neuhaus; Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini

    Fordham University Press 2006; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    This unique book offers a Catholic view of the Holy Land in the debate that rages among Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Alain Marchadour and David Neuhaus, two biblical scholars and priests living in Jerusalem, clearly analyze the Promised Land-as concept, history, and contested terrain-in Catholic teaching and doctrine. They offer an analytical reading... more...

  • John Dewey Between Pragmatism and Constructivismby Larry Hickman; Stefan Neubert; Kersten Reich

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 17.99 US$ 15.47

    This book, the result of cooperation between the Center for Dewey Studies at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and the Dewey Center at the University of Cologne, provides an excellent example of the international character of pragmatist studies against the backdrop of constructivist concerns. As a part of their exploration of the many points... more...

  • Race Questions, Provincialism, and Other American Problemsby Josiah Royce; Scott L. Pratt; Shannon Sullivan

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 27.99 US$ 24.07

    Like his student W. E. B. Du Bois in Souls of Black Folk, Royce recognized that the problem of the next century would be, the problem of the color line.Though left out of the mainstream of academic philosophy, Royce's conception of community influenced generations of leaders who sought to end racial, religious, and national prejudice, including Martin... more...

  • Lincoln Revisitedby John Y. Simon; Harold Holzer; Dawn Vogel

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 27.99 US$ 24.07

    Lincoln Revisited is a masterly guide to what's new and what's noteworthy in this unfolding story-a brilliant gathering of fresh scholarship by the leading Lincoln historians of our time. Brought together by The Lincoln Forum, they tackle uncharted territory and emerging questions; they also take a new look at established debates-including those about... more...