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  • Religious Pluralism, Globalization, and World Politicsby Thomas Banchoff

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 124.99

    Globalization has spawned more active transnational religious communities, creating a powerful force in world affairs. Religious Pluralism, Globalization and World Politics, an incisive new collection of essays, explores the patterns of cooperation and conflict that mark this new religious pluralism. Shifting religious identities have encouraged... more...

  • Democracy and the New Religious Pluralismby Thomas Banchoff

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 24.99

    Religious pluralism is everywhere in today's politics. Increased immigration flows, the collapse of communism, and the globalization of communications technologies have all fostered a wider variety of religious beliefs, practices, and organizations within and across democratic societies. This is true in both the United States and Europe, where growing... more...

  • Legitimacy and the European Unionby Thomas Banchoff; Mitchell Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    Since the Maastricht ratification debate of the early 1990s, the legitimacy of the European Union has become a subject of controversy. With unprecedented force, Europeans have begun to question the need for deeper integration. Some fear threats to established national identities, while others perceive the emergence of a distant but powerful Brussels,... more...

  • Religion and the Global Politics of Human Rightsby Thomas Banchoff; Robert Wuthnow

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 24.99

    Are human rights universal or the product of specific cultures? The contributors to this volume address this and many other questions as they examine, through a bottom-up approach, the interaction of human rights and religion in practice and the challenges they pose for national and international policymakers. more...

  • The Jesuits and Globalizationby Thomas Banchoff; José Casanova

    Georgetown University Press 2016; US$ 32.95

    The Society of Jesus is the most successful and enduring global missionary enterprise in history. Founded by Ignatius Loyola in 1540, the Jesuit order has preached the Gospel, managed a vast educational network, and shaped the Catholic Church, society, and politics in all corners of the earth. In The Jesuits and Globalization: Historical Legacies... more...

  • Flatlandby Edwin Abbott Abbott; Thomas Banchoff

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 11.78

    In 1884, Edwin Abbott Abbott wrote a mathematical adventure set in a two-dimensional plane world, populated by a hierarchical society of regular geometrical figures-who think and speak and have all too human emotions. Since then Flatland has fascinated generations of readers, becoming a perennial science-fiction favorite. By imagining the contact... more...

  • Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfacesby Thomas F. Banchoff; Stephen T. Lovett

    CRC Press 2010; US$ 57.95

    Students and professors of an undergraduate course in differential geometry will appreciate the clear exposition and comprehensive exercises in this book that focuses on the geometric properties of curves and surfaces, one- and two-dimensional objects in Euclidean space. The problems generally relate to questions of local properties (the properties... more...

  • Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces, Second Editionby Thomas F. Banchoff; Stephen T. Lovett

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 77.95

    Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces, Second Edition takes both an analytical/theoretical approach and a visual/intuitive approach to the local and global properties of curves and surfaces. Requiring only multivariable calculus and linear algebra, it develops students’ geometric intuition through interactive computer graphics applets supported... more...

  • Flatlandby Edwin A. Abbott; William F. Lindgren; Thomas F. Banchoff

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 16.00

    A fully annotated edition of Abbott's classic Flatland, with notes and commentary putting it in its historical and mathematical context. more...

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