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  • Model Railroading with M.T.H. Electric Trainsby Adelman

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 34.95

    The model railroad empire of MTH Electric Trains continues to steam ahead and revolutionize the O gauge electric train market with its innovative product lines, helping to make O gauge the fastest growing segment in model railroading. This is the first operator's handbook devoted to MTH's unique features and characteristics, including the new MTH Digital... more...

  • The Girls' Guide to Elvisby Kim Adelman

    Crown/Archetype 2002; US$ 12.95

    really want to know about the man who continues to leave generations of females ?All Shook Up.? ?It?s just like being in junior high again. This book offers the scoop on Elvis?s way with women?the wives, the girlfriends, the screaming fans?and leaves plenty of room for ever important hair and wardrobe discussions...[and] films and concert highlights... more...

  • The Rise of Israelby Jonathan Adelman

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 48.95

    The state of Israel is one of the most controversial countries in the world. Yet, its unique creation and rise to power in 1948 has not been adequately explained either by its friends (mainstream Zionists) nor by its detractors (Arabists and post-Zionists). Using a variety of comparative methodologies; from contrasting the Jewish state to other... more...

  • Blood Relationsby Janet Adelman

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    In Blood Relations , Janet Adelman confronts her resistance to The Merchant of Venice as both a critic and a Jew. With her distinctive psychological acumen, she argues that Shakespeare?s play frames the uneasy relationship between Christian and Jew specifically in familial terms in order to recapitulate the vexed familial relationship between... more...

  • Black and Blueby Tom Adelman

    Little, Brown and Company 2010; US$ 9.99

    "Richly layered....An entertaining and informative portrait of two underappreciated teams in an unforgettable time."--Boston Sunday Globe The most surprising World Series ever? Many baseball fans would agree that it was the epic 1966 clash between the reigning champion Los Angeles Dodgers and the perennial underdog Baltimore Orioles. The godlike... more...

  • The Return of the Repressedby Rachel Adelman

    BRILL 2009; US$ 179.00

    Drawing on the shared mythic narratives of the Pseudepigrapha, Pirqe de-Rabbi Eliezer is understood as a revolutionary midrashic text, both in form and content, taking motifs from cosmogony and recapitulating them in a vision of the End of Days. more...

  • Idleness, Contemplation and the Aesthetic, 1750?1830by Richard Adelman

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 24.00

    This study traces the ways in which Romantic writers responded to a debate over the dangers and rewards of idle contemplation. more...

  • No Return, No Refugeby Howard Adelman

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 44.99

    Refugee displacement is a global phenomenon, uprooting hundreds of millions of individuals over the last century. Yet until the 1980s, repatriation, or the right of return, was not a focus of refugee policy, and though it might enjoy a privileged position in today's debates, repatriation remains an elusive outcome for many victims of ethnic conflict.... more...

  • Suffocating Mothersby Janet Adelman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    An original reading of Shakespeare's plays illuminating his negotiations with mothers, present and absent, and tracing the genesis of Shakespearean tragedy and romance to a psychologized version of the Fall. more...

  • Colonial Legaciesby Jeremy Adelman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    More than other Atlantic societies, Latin America is shackled to its past. This collection is an exploration of the binding historical legacies--the making of slavery, patrimonial absolutist states, backward agriculture and the imprint of the Enlightenment--with which Latin America continues to grapple. Leading writers and scholars reflect on how... more...