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  • Reading Asian Art and Artifactsby Paul Nietupski; Joan O'Mara; Roger T. Ames; Teodora O. Amoloza; Patricia J. Graham; Sandy Kita; Helena Kolenda; Karil J. Kucera; Ellen Johnston Laing; Stanley L. Mickel; Mary-Ann Milford-Lutzker; Samuel K. Parker

    Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 34.99

    Asian art and material artifacts are expressive of cultural realities and constitute a 'visible language' with messages that can be read, interpreted, and analyzed. These essays by scholars of Asian art, philosophy, anthropology, and religion focus on objects held in ASIANetwork schools. The collections are reflective of Asian societies, historical... more...

  • Made of Shoresby Amalia Ran

    Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 69.99

    Made of Shores places Jewish Argentinean fiction within the context of Latin American literature and Judaic Studies. It offers the reader to participate actively in the scholarly debates on issues of memory and identity, and the different representations of Jewishness in Latin America. By reviewing the new material conditions within Argentina and its... more...

  • 'Food for Apollo'by Dorothy T. Potter

    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...

  • Beyond Beliefby Christie Sample Wilson

    Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 69.99

    Beyond Belief: Surviving the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes examines the degree to which the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes was a negotiated event ? which called upon individuals and communities to find ways to coexist without abandoning the faith of their fathers ? and at the same time illuminates the limits of the absolutist state whose policies... more...

  • Bernhard Karlgrenby N. G. D. Malmqvist

    Lehigh University Press 2010; US$ 89.99

    The author draws a portrait of his teacher Bernhard Karlgren (1889-1978), whose research in a variety of fields laid the foundations of Modern Sinology. The work deals with Karlgren's childhood, school years, university studies at Uppsala and St. Petersburg, adventurous sojourn in China, studies in Paris, and academic career at Uppsala and Gothenburg... more...

  • Logic with a Probability Semanticsby Theodore Hailperin

    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...

  • Making African Christianityby Robert J. Houle

    Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 39.99

    Robert J. Houle examines the history of faith among colonial Zulu Christians (known as amaKholwa,) in what would become South Africa, arguing that Africans successfully naturalized Christianity. Houle believes that before the religion could take hold, several aspects of Christianity needed to be 'translated' to fill critical gaps between existing African... more...

  • Contested Commonwealthsby William A. Pencak; John Lax; Ralph J. Crandall

    Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 89.99

    United States historian William Pencak presents thirteen of his essays, written beginning in 1976. Some deal with colonial and revolutionary crowds and communities in Massachusetts - the impressment riot of 1747, the popular uprisings of the 1760s and 1770s, and Shays' Rebellion. Others examine popular ideology in songs and almanacs, and the thought... more...

  • The Chinese Medical Ministries of Kang Cheng and Shi Meiyu, 1872?1937by Connie A. Shemo

    Lehigh University Press 2011; US$ 84.99

    This is the first full length study of the medical ministries of Kang Cheng and Shi Meiyu. Known in English speaking countries as Drs. Ida Kahn and Mary Stone, these two Chinese women opened a small Western style medical practice for women and children in the Jiujiang, China in 1896. At its broadest level, this study contributes to the development... more...

  • Foreign Exchangeby Judith Liu

    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...