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  • Combat Reporterby John Romeiser; Rick Atkinson

    Fordham University Press 2006; US$ 39.99

    ?No one bore witness better than Don Whitehead . . . this volume, deftly combining his diary and a previously unpublished memoir, brings Whitehead and his reporting back to life, and 21st-century readers are the richer for it.??from the Foreword, by Rick AtkinsonWinner of two Pulitzer Prizes, Don Whitehead is one of the legendary reporters of World... more...

  • Dis-Enclosureby Jean-Luc Nancy; Bettina Bergo; Gabriel Malenfant

    Fordham University Press 2008; US$ 20.99

    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 Marsh

    Fordham University Press 2004; US$ 20.99

    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...

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

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 17.99

    Many contemporary constructivists are particularly attuned to Dewey's penetrating criticism of traditional epistemology, which offers rich alternatives for understanding processes of learning and education, knowledge and truth, and experience and culture. This book, the result of cooperation between the Center for Dewey Studies at Southern Illinois... more...

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

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 23.99

    In 1908, American philosopher Josiah Royce foresaw the future. Race questions and prejudices, he said, "promise to become, in the near future, still more important than they have ever been before." Like his student W. E. B. Du Bois in Souls of Black Folk (1903), Royce recognized that the problem of the next century would be, as Du Bois put... more...

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

    Fordham University Press 2007; US$ 23.99

    In February 2009, America celebrates the bicentennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, and the pace of new Lincoln books and articles has already quickened. From his cabinetGÇÖs politics to his own struggles with depression, Lincoln remains the most written-about story in our history. And each year historians find something new and important... more...

  • Judeitiesby Bettina Bergo; Joseph Cohen; Raphael Zagury-Orly

    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.?From the experience of a summons that surprises us and prompts the query ?Who, me?? Derrida explores the movement between growing up Jewish, ?becoming Jewish,? and ?Jewish being? or existence. His... more...

  • Meyer Berger's New Yorkby Meyer Berger; Pete Hamill

    Fordham University Press 2004; US$ 23.99

    Meyer ("Mike") Berger was one of the greatest journalists of this century. A reporter and columnist for The New York Times for thirty years, he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1950 for his account of the murder of thirteen people by a deranged war veteran in Camden, New Jersey.Berger is best known for his "About New York" column, which... more...

  • Ecospiritby Laurel Kearns; Catherine Keller

    Fordham University Press 2007; US$ 29.99

    We hope?even as we doubt?that the environmental crisis can be controlled. Public awareness of our species? self-destructiveness as material beings in a material world is growing?but so is the destructiveness. The practical interventions needed for saving and restoring the earth will require a collective shift of such magnitude as to take on a spiritual... more...

  • Musical Meaning and Human Valuesby Lawrence Kramer

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 23.99

    Musical understanding has evolved dramatically in recent years, principally through a heightened appreciation of musical meaning in its social, cultural, and philosophical dimensions. This collection of essays by leading scholars addresses an aspect of meaning that has not yet received its due: the relation of meaning in this broad humanistic sense... more...