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

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 39.99 US$ 34.39

    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$ 20.99 US$ 18.05

    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$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    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$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    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...

  • The General and His Daughterby Barbara Gavin Fauntleroy

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 39.99 US$ 34.39

    James Maurice Gavin left for war in April 1943 as a colonel commanding the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division-America's first airborne division and the first to fight in World War II. In 1944, Slim JimGavin, as he was known to his troops, at the age of thirty-seven became the 82nd's commanding general-the youngest Army... more...

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

    Fordham University Press 2007; US$ 42.99 US$ 36.97

    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...