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- Lehigh University Press 2015; US$ 84.99
Genesis B and the Comedic Imperative argues that the Old English (from Old Saxon) poem Genesis B does not present, as some scholars assert, an unorthodox view of the Fall of Adam and Eve but that the poem reflects the comedic "happy ending" that characterizes much medieval Christian literature: the eventual attainment of Heaven. more...
- Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 39.99
The first book-length study of China's Catholic martyr saints, this work recounts the cultural, religious, and economic conflicts that unfolded during China's Qing dynasty (1644?1911). China's Saints considers closely the personal and public lives of both missionaries and Chinese converts lived during China's late-imperial era. more...
- Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 64.99
'Food for Apollo:' Cultivated Music in Antebellum Philadelphia details the evolution and significance in that city of what is often called 'classical' music. Performances in a variety of settings, from 'long rooms' in taverns to large theatres and concert halls, facilitated this process over approximately 100 years. Philadelphia's thriving music publishing... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 69.99
The Life of Pennsylvania Governor George M. Leader tells the story of George Michael Leader who, at 36, was the second youngest governor ever elected to the office and served from 1955 to 1959. His chances of being elected were tenuous at best: Democrats never fared well in pursuit of the Governor's Office in the Keystone State. His election was... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2010; US$ 59.99
The book extends the development of probability logic_a logic using probability, not verity (true, false) as the basic semantic notion. The basic connectives 'not,' 'and,' and 'or' are described in depth to include quantified formulas. Also discussed is the notion of the suppositional, and resolution of the paradox of confirmation. more...
- Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 29.99
As a young Democratic lawyer, Franklin L. Kury defeated the senior Republican in the House, and the patronage machine that supported him, to go on to be a leader in the enactment of significant reform legislation on government and the environment. This book examines the author's reflections on the historical development of legislature, a comparison... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 79.99
Foreign Exchange is the story of two women and their experiences at an American Episcopalian missionary school in Wuhan St. Hilda's School for Girls from 1929-1937. Yeh Yuanshuang was a student from a privileged Chinese family; Dorothea Kingsley Wakeman was a short-term teacher from a privileged American family. Both would be transformed by their experiences... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 89.99
Harriet Martineau and the Irish Question features periodical articles that chart the course of economic and social progress in post-famine Ireland in terms of industry, public works, economy, and agriculture. more...
- Lehigh University Press 2012; US$ 84.99
This book is the first ever case study of a single inner-city church in China, tracing the church?s struggles with the ups and downs of Chinese politics. Concentrating on the little known Mao era and utilising many interviews and personal documents, the author explores the relationship between Church and State, shedding valuable light on the often... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 79.99
This is an account of the actions taken by the residents of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to create a local amateur society singing the music of J. S.Bach and to develop it into a choir of international importance. Singers, instrumentalists, industrialists, academicians, bankers, and churches acted in community to found and perpetuate a group devoted... more...