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Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
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Rigorism of Truth "Moses the Egyptian" and Other Writings on Freud and Arendt
ISBN: PB: 9781501716720, ISBN: HB: 9781501704819, ISBN: : ;, Cornell University Press, February 2018
96 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
In "Moses the Egyptian" – the centerpiece of "Rigorism of Truth", the German philosopher Hans Blumenberg addresses two defining figures in the intellectual history of the twentieth century: Sigmund Freud and Hannah Arendt. Unpublished during his life...
PB: £23,95
HB: £0,00
Undoing Work, Rethinking Community A Critique of the Social Function of Work
ISBN: HB: 9781501714863, Cornell University Press, February 2018
162 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
This revolutionary book presents a new conception of community and the struggle against capitalism. In "Undoing Work, Rethinking Community", James A. Chamberlain argues that paid work and the civic duty to perform it substantially undermines freedom...
HB: £32,95
Continent by Default The European Union and the Demise of Regional Order
ISBN: HB: 9781501716669, Cornell University Press, January 2018
240 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
In "Continent by Default", Anne Marie Le Gloannec, a distinguished analyst of contemporary Europe, considers the European Union as a geopolitical project. This book offers a comprehensive narrative of how the European Union came to organize the conti...
HB: £24,50
Language as Hermeneutic A Primer on the Word and Digitization
ISBN: PB: 9781501712043, ISBN: HB: 9781501714481, Cornell University Press, January 2018
212 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
Language in all its modes – oral, written, print, electronic – claims the central role in Walter J. Ong's acclaimed speculations on human culture. After his death, his archives were found to contain unpublished drafts of a final book manuscript that...
PB: £15,95
HB: £0,00
After Lavinia A Literary History of Premodern Marriage Diplomacy
ISBN: HB: 9781501707575, Cornell University Press, November 2017
280 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 1 halftone
The Renaissance jurist Alberico Gentili once quipped that, just like comedies, all wars end in a marriage. In medieval and early modern Europe, marriage treaties were a perennial feature of the diplomatic landscape. When one ruler decided to make pea...
HB: £48,95
Antifundamentalism in Modern America
ISBN: HB: 9780801448270, Cornell University Press, November 2017
248 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
David Harrington Watt's "Antifundamentalism in Modern America" gives us a pathbreaking account of the role that the fear of fundamentalism has played – and continues to play – in American culture. Fundamentalism has never been a neutral category of a...
HB: £22,95
Black Vienna The Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938
ISBN: PB: 9781501713606, ISBN: HB: 9780801452871, Cornell University Press, November 2017
264 pp., 15.5x23.6 cm
Interwar Vienna was considered a bastion of radical socialist thought, and its reputation as "Red Vienna" has loomed large in both the popular imagination and the historiography of Central Europe. However, as Janek Wasserman shows in this book, a "Bl...
PB: £22,95
HB: £29,95
Christians and Their Many Identities in Late Antiquity, North Africa, 200-450 CE
ISBN: PB: 9781501713576, ISBN: HB: 9780801451423, Cornell University Press, November 2017
144 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm
For too long, the study of religious life in Late Antiquity has relied on the premise that Jews, pagans, and Christians were largely discrete groups divided by clear markers of belief, ritual, and social practice. More recently, however, a growing bo...
PB: £18,95
HB: £41,50
Deadly River Cholera and Cover-up in Post-Earthquake Haiti
ISBN: PB: 9781501713583, ISBN: HB: 9781501702303, Cornell University Press, November 2017
320 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 1 halftone, 10 maps, 5 charts
In October 2010, nine months after the massive earthquake that devastated Haiti, a second disaster began to unfold – soon to become the world's largest cholera epidemic in modern times. In a country that had never before reported cholera, the epidemi...
PB: £16,50
HB: £19,95
Defiant Priests Domestic Unions, Violence, and Clerical Masculinity in Fourteenth-Century Catalonia
ISBN: HB: 9781501707735, Cornell University Press, November 2017
392 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 2 maps, 13 tables
Two hundred years after canon law prohibited clerical marriage, parish priests in the late medieval period continued to form unions with women that were marriage all but in name. In "Defiant Priests", Michelle Armstrong-Partida uses evidence from ext...
HB: £57,50