Authors:Morris Swadesh, Joel Sherzer,
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Keywords: language, diversification, origin
Number of Pages: 368
Published: 2006-07-19
List price: $29.95
ISBN-10: 0202308413
ISBN-13: 9780202308418

Morris Swadesh, one of this centurys foremost scientific investigators of language, dedicated much of his life to the study of the origin and evolution of language. This volume, left nearly completed at his death and edited posthumously by Joel F. Sherer, is his last major study of this difficult subject.

Author: Michael Paul Rogin
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Keywords: american, indian, subjugation, jackson, children, andrew, fathers
Number of Pages: 373
Published: 1991-01-01
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 0887388868
ISBN-13: 9780887388866

Fawn M. Brodie has called Fathers and Children "the most brilliant psychoanalytic study of an American president yet published-altogether extraordinary." Michael Paul Rogin’s volume is now available in paperback for the fi rst time. Andrew Jackson-valiant defender of New Orleans against the British, stalwart spokesman for the Union against nullifi cation, the common man’s champion against special interests-has been considered a great president and a symbol for his age. Now Rogin reveals the dark interior of Jackson’s life and career, his hostility toward the American I

Authors:Diederick Raven, Lieteke Van Vucht Tijssen, Jan de W
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Keywords: science, social, relativism, cognitive
Number of Pages: 325
Published: 1992-01-01
List price: $44.95
ISBN-10: 0887384250
ISBN-13: 9780887384257

Authors:Runoko Rashidi, Ivan Van Sertima,
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Keywords: asia, presence, african
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 1987-01-01
List price: $29.95
ISBN-10: 0887387179
ISBN-13: 9780887387173

Author: I. William Zartman
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Keywords: south, negotiations, north, improving, sum, positive
Number of Pages: 314
Published: 1987-01-01
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 0887386504
ISBN-13: 9780887386503

Author: Aaron Wildavsky
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Keywords: masses, revolt
Number of Pages: 498
Published: 2002-10-23
List price: $34.95
ISBN-10: 0765809605
ISBN-13: 9780765809605

From antiquity to the present, many have written on the subject of beauty, but precious few have done so with the capacity to themselves to write beautifully. The Sense of Beauty is that rare exception. This remarkable early work of the great American philosopher, George Santayana, features a quality of prose that is as wondrous as what he had to say. Indeed, his summation remains a flawless classical statement. "Beauty seems to be the clearest manifestation of perfection, and the best evidence of its possibility. If perfection is, as it should be, the ultimate justification of being, we may u

Author: Walter Lippmann
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Keywords: thought, conservative, library, public, phantom
Number of Pages: 195
Published: 1993-01-01
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 1560006773
ISBN-13: 9781560006770
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