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

    Fordham University Press 2006; US$ 34.99

    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...

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

    Fordham University Press 2007; US$ 27.99

    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...

  • Judeitiesby Bettina Bergo; Joseph Cohen; Raphael Zagury-Orly; Bettina Bergo; Michael B. Smith

    Fordham University Press 2007; US$ 42.99

    Invited to answer questions about his relationship to Judaism, Jacques Derrida spoke through Franz Kafka: As for myself, I could imagine another Abraham.He explores the movement between growing up Jewish, becoming Jewish,and Jewish beingor existence. In his essay The Other Abraham,which appears here in English for the first time, he imagines other... more...

  • Medieval Educationby Ronald B. Begley; Joseph W. Koterski

    Fordham University Press 2005; US$ 99.99

    This richly rewarding book on a broad survey of medieval education, not only in the formal academic sense typical of schools and universities but also in a broader cultural sense that includes law, liturgy, and the new religious orders of the high Middle Ages. The original essays explore the transmission of knowledge during the middle ages in various... more...

  • A Touch More Rareby Nina Levine; David Lee Miller

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 84.99

    In this book a distinguished group of scholars gathers to celebrate the work of Harry Berger, Jr., one of our most revered and respected literary and cultural critics. Since the late nineties, a stream of remarkable and innovative publications has shown how very broad his interests are, moving from Shakespeare to Baroque painting, to Plato, to theories... more...

  • Beachhead Donby Don Whitehead; John B. Romeiser

    Fordham University Press 2004; US$ 29.99

    Legendary reporter Don Whitehead delivered battlefield dispatches, collected here for the first time, that were classics of frontline reporting. The dual Pulitzer Prize winner covered almost every important Allied invasion and campaign in Europe-from landings in North Africa, Sicily, Salerno, and Anzio to Normandy where he went ashore with the First... more...

  • Reading the Allegorical Intertextby Judith H. Anderson

    Fordham University Press 2008; US$ 30.99

    Judith H. Anderson conceives the intertext as a relation between or among texts that encompasses both Kristevan intertextuality and traditional relationships of influence, imitation, allusion, and citation. Like the Internet, the intertext is a state, or place, of potential expressed in ways ranging from deliberate emulation to linguistic free play.... more...

  • Their Other Sideby Helen Barolini

    Fordham University Press 2006; US$ 23.99

    Helen Barolini profiles six gifted women transformed by Italy's mythic appeal. Unlike Barolini herself, they were not daughters of the great Italian diaspora. Rather, they were drawn to an idea of Italyand its gifts-in whose welcome a new self could be created. Or discovered. more...

  • Dante and the Origins of Italian Literary Cultureby Teodolinda Barolini

    Fordham University Press 2006; US$ 30.99

    In this book, Teodolinda Barolini explores the sources of Italian literary culture in the figures of its lyric poets and its three crowns: Dante, Petrarch, and Boccaccio. Barolini views the origins of Italian literary culture through four prisms: the ideological/philosophical, the intertextual/multicultural, the structural/formal, and the social. more...

  • A Time for the Humanitiesby James J. Bono; Tim Dean; Ewa Plonowska Ziarek

    Fordham University Press 2008; US$ 27.99

    This book brings together an international roster of renowned scholars from disciplines including philosophy, political theory, intellectual history, and literary studies to address the conceptual foundations of the humanitiesand the question of their future. What notions of the future, of the human, and of finitude underlie recurring anxieties about... more...