Poems From Guantanamo

Author: Marc Falkoff
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 1587297183
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In hundreds of cases, even the circumstances of their initial detainment are questionable. This collection gives voice to the men held at Guantánamo.

State Of Grace

Author: Robert Timberg
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684855615
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A portrait of pre-Vietnam war America describes the period's comparatively uncomplicated lifestyle and remembers the symbolic challenges faced by the author's teammates and coach.

Dreaming In Russian

Author: Jacqueline Loss
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292745292
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Drawing on interviews with Cuban artists and intellectuals, as well as treasures from cinematographic and bibliographic archives, Jacqueline Loss delivers the first book to show that Cuba remembers and retains many aspects of the Soviet era ...

Families Without Fathers

Author: David Popenoe
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 1412815347
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But as David Popenoe shows in Families Without Fathers this optimistic view is severely misguided.

Introducing Nicholas Of Cusa

Author: Christopher M. Bellitto
Publisher: Paulist Press
ISBN: 9780809141395
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This book, which might be considered "Nicholas of Cusa 101," offers separate chapters for the non-specialist introducing the vocabulary, ideas, and works of Nicholas of Cusa on a wide variety of topics.

The Worth Of Women

Author: Moderata (Modesta Pozzo) Fonte
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226256832
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This work takes the form of the latter, with Fonte creating a conversation among seven Venetian noblewomen. The dialogue explores nearly every aspect of women's experience in both theoretical and practical terms.

Marsilio Ficino

Author: Michael J. B. Allen
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004118553
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This volume consists of 21 essays on Marsilio Ficino (1433-99), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus-priest who was the architect of Renaissance Platonism.

The Cambridge Companion To Renaissance Philosophy

Author: James Hankins
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139827485
Size: 25.13 MB
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The philosophy of the fourteenth through sixteenth centuries is often seen as transitional between the scholastic philosophy of the Middle Ages and modern philosophy, but the essays collected here, by a distinguished international team of ...

The Lost Italian Renaissance

Author: Christopher S. Celenza
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801883842
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A groundbreaking work of intellectual history, The Lost Italian Renaissance uncovers a priceless intellectual legacy suggests provocative new avenues of research.