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The Gilded Age Letters of E.L. Godkin
The Gilded Age Letters of E.L. Godkin (June 1974)
William M. Armstrong - Editor

Collection of the personal letters of the journalist E. L. Godkin, (1831–1902).

Born in Ireland in 1831, journalist E. L. Godkin is most famous as the first editor of the Nation. The letters, most of which have never before been published, are arranged chronologically, from 1859 to 1902.

 
 
The Hoover Presidency
The Hoover Presidency (June 1974)
A Reappraisal
Martin L. Fausold - Editor
George T. Mazuzan - Editor

These persuasive essays, which are the product of a Conversation in the Discipline held at State University of New York at Geneseo in 1973, offer a definitive reevaluation of the Hoover era in the centennial year of his birth.

Leading scholars with access to the presidential papers reappraise Hoover's controversial presidency depicting Hoover as a progressive intellectual--the first anti-depression president--who waged a superb campaign in 19...(Read More)
 
 
The Life of Ibn Sina
The Life of Ibn Sina (June 1974)
A Critical Edition and Annotated Translation
William E. Gohlman - Editor/translator

 
 
The Making of the National Labor Relations Board
The Making of the National Labor Relations Board (June 1974)
A Study in Economics, Politics, and the Law 1933-1937
James A. Gross - Author

Definitive study of the NLRB as an administrative agency which became one of the most important political and legal developments in the last century as it influenced the growth of a national labor policy and the use of administrative processes and legal methods in U.S. labor relations. Fifty in-depth oral history interviews with individuals prominent in the history of NLRB supplement data from NLRB files and the National Archives.
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ACTA Volume #1
ACTA Volume #1 (January 1974)
The Eleventh Century
Stanley Ferber - Editor
Sandro Sticca - Editor

 
 
Ideals and Politics
Ideals and Politics (June 1973)
New York Intellectuals and Liberal Democracy, 1820-1880
Edward K. Spann - Author

Ideals and Politics is a group biography that examines the shifting personal, moral, and intellectual relationships of several prominent Americans from 1820 to 1880. It considers the divergent social visions of William Cullen Bryant, James Fenimore Cooper, William Leggett, Gulian C. Verplanck, Parke Goodwin, and members of the Sedgwick family in an effort to understand various attitudes within a basic liberal democratic ideology, amid the...(Read More)
 
 
Letters of Louis D. Brandeis: Volume III, 1913-1915
Letters of Louis D. Brandeis: Volume III, 1913-1915 (June 1973)
Progressive and Zionist
Louis D. Brandeis - Author
Melvin I. Urofsky - Editor
David W. Levy - Editor

With the election of Woodrow Wilson in 1912, Louis D. Brandeis emerged as the undisputed intellectual leader of those reformers who were trying to recreate a democratic society free from the economic and political depradations of monopolistic enterprise. But now these reformers had a champion in the White House, and direct access to him through one of his most trusted advisers. In this volume we see what was probably the high point of progressive ...(Read More)
 
 
Man's Future Birthright
Man's Future Birthright (June 1973)
Essays on Science and Humanity
Hermann J. Muller - Author
Elof A. Carlson - Editor

Hermann Joseph Muller (1890–1967) was a member of the early genetics group at Columbia University that developed the chromosome theory of inheritance. T. H. Morgan received the Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology for this work in 1934, and Muller, his student, received the Nobel Prize in 1946 for his discovery of radiation-induced mutation.

Muller’s writings extended beyond contributions to technical journ...(Read More)
 
 
Phenomenology and Natural Existence
Phenomenology and Natural Existence (June 1973)
Essays in Honor of Marvin Farber
Dale Riepe - Editor

 
 
Reflections on Spanish American Poetry
Reflections on Spanish American Poetry (June 1973)
Jorge C. Andrade - Author

In these five essays the Ecuadorian poet Jorge Carrera Andrade traces the evolution of Spanish-American poetry from the sixteenth century to the present.

The author shows how Spanish-American literature grew out of the special conditions produced when the New World environment totally transformed Old World culture and society. Initially, the brilliance of the land and its extraordinary peoples inspired European interest in exot...(Read More)
 
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