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G. W. Leibniz’s MonadologyNicholas RescherNicholas Rescher accompanies the text of the Monadology section-by-section with relevant excerpts from some of Leibniz’s widely scattered discussions of the matters at issue. The result serves a dual purpose of providing a commentary of the Monadology by Leibniz himself, while at the same time supplying an exposition of his philosophy using the Monadology as an outline.

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Gaitán of ColombiaRichard SharplessThis book provides a detailed account of the political career of Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, the populist leader of Colombia during the 1930s and 1940s.

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Galen and the SyllogismNicholas RescherNicholas Rescher, by examining and reproducing sources in Arabic philosophy, seeks to definitively settle the debate over whether Galen originated the fourth figure of the categorical syllogism.

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Galusha A. GrowRobert IlisevichA compelling political biography of Galusha A. Grow, an often-overlooked, yet influential radical American politician of the nineteenth century, who became Speaker of the House in 1861.

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Game Theory in the Behavioral SciencesIra BuchlerThis collection of essays was the first major attempt to apply game theory, linear programming, and graph theory to anthropological data.

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Game Theory in the Behavioral SciencesHugo NutiniThis collection of essays was the first major attempt to apply game theory, linear programming, and graph theory to anthropological data.

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Garbage in the CitiesMartin MelosiThis revised edition of a seminal work in the field of urban environmental history traces the development of waste management and related technologies from the Progressive Era to the present.

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Gender Bias and the StateAmy MazurA study of symbolic reforms in France that address (or don’t address) equal employment policy for women.

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Gender, Class, and the Professionalization of Russian City Teachers, 1860–1914Christine RuaneRuane examines the issues of gender and class in the teaching profession of late imperial Russia, at a time when the vocation was becoming increasingly feminized in a zealously patriarchal society. Her research and insightful analysis broadens our knowledge of an emerging professional class, especially newly educated and emancipated women, during Russia's transition to a more modern society.

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Gender, State, and Medicine in Highland EcuadorA. Kim ClarkKim Clark relates the stories of women who successfully challenged Ecuadorian state programs in the wake of the Liberal Revolution of 1895. New laws left loopholes wherein women could contest entry into education systems, certain professions, and vote in elections. These women became modernizers and agents of change, winning freedoms for themselves and future generations.
Geopolitics of Academic WritingA. Suresh CanagarajahOffers a critique of current scholarly publishing practices, exposing the inequalities in the way academic knowledge is constructed and legitimized.

Winner of the 2002 JAC Gary A. Olson Award

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George Mercer PapersLois MulkearnGeorge Mercer was a captain of the First Virginia Regiment during the French and Indian War, a land surveyor, and an agent for the Ohio Company in England.Lois Mulkearn interprets George Mercer's documents on the activities of the Ohio Company, including early plans for town settlement, Indian treaties, and elightrning the reader on colonial history and the western frontier.

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George Washington in the Ohio ValleyHugh ClelandA chronicle of Washington's excursions to the Ohio Valley frontier, as a soldier and private citizen.

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German Jews beyond JudaismGeorge MosseJews were emancipated at a time when high culture was becoming an integral part of German citizenship. German Jews felt a powerful urge to integrate, to find their Jewish substance in German culture and craft an identity as both Germans and Jews. In this volume, based on the 1983 Efroymson Memorial Lectures given at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, George Mosse traces their pursuit of Bildung and German Enlightenment ideals and their efforts to influence German society even at a time when this led to intellectual isolation. Yet out of this German-Jewish dialogue, what had once been part of German culture became a central Jewish heritage.

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Giacometti’s DogRobin BeckerCelebratory or eligiac, these poems record the author’s “two-headed journey” to root herself - geographically and emotionally - in the world. Becker’s poems are from remote and familiar outposts: the watery evanescence of Venice contrasts with the desert of the American Southwest; we lean with her over the rim of a canyon or stand back to study a Giacometti sculpture. From such settings arise poems on the death of a sibling, the consoling power of painting and sculpture; others celebrate the erotic and the capacity of the female body for pleasure and pain.
Giant’s RivalCole BlasierRevised Edition

A concise account of Soviet diplomatic, economic, and political-military involvement in the Latin American region, focusing on the post-1970 period.

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Gift of the UnicornPercival HuntThe ability to write well is difficult to gain. To write beyond the ordinary—beyond the clear and effective paragraph or book—needs craft, patience, and practice. And it has always required something more: genius, magic, a supreme gift. Professor Hunt in The Gift of the Unicorn binds the two—the craft and the gift—under a unifying light, showing both writer and reader the how and why and perhaps of good writing and of the writing that has gained, in Hunt’s words, “the friendship of time” and is called literature.

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Glass House Boys of PittsburghJames FlanneryAn original examination of legislative clashes over the singular issue of the glass house boys, who performed menial tasks, received low wages, and had little to say on their own behalf while toiling in glass bottle plants. Flannery reveals the many societal, economic, and political factors at work that allowed for the perpetuation of child labor in this industry and region.

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Global Competitiveness and Industrial Growth in Taiwan and the PhilippinesCheng-Tian KuoKuo correlates the contrasting economic evolutions of Taiwan and the Philippines as the product of government and industry relations, by presenting case studies of leading industries in the two nations.

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Globalization and the Future of the Welfare StateDietrich RueschemeyerGlobalization and the Future of the Welfare State focuses on the effects of globalization and free trade on social welfare policies in a variety of developing countries in Asia and Latin America.

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Globalization and the Future of the Welfare StateMiguel GlatzerGlobalization and the Future of the Welfare State focuses on the effects of globalization and free trade on social welfare policies in a variety of developing countries in Asia and Latin America.

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Governing by Design AggregateThis edited collection offers a unique perspective on twentieth-century architectural history, disputing the primacy placed on individuals in the design and planning process and instead looking to the larger influences of politics, culture, economics, and globalization to uncover the roots of how our built environment evolves.

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Government of NatureAfaa Michael WeaverThis is the second volume of a trilogy (the first was The Plum Flower Dance) in which Weaver analyzes his life, striving to become the ideal poet. In The Government of Nature, Afaa Michael Weaver explores the trauma of his childhood—including sexual abuse—using a "cartography and thematic structure drawn from Chinese spiritualism." Weaver is a practitioner of Daoism, and this collection deals directly with the abuse in the context of Daoist renderings of nature as metaphor for the human body.

Winner of the 2014 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award

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GraceJohn Hodgen Winner of the 2005 Donald Hall Prize in Poetry.

Winner of the 2009 Chad Walsh Prize

Hodgen’s third book of poetry. The poems roam through history, religion, man-made disasters, baseball, pop culture, and Wal-Marts, with remarkable completeness, maturity, and dexterity.

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Grand ContinuumDavid WhiteWhite examines key passages in James Joyce’s novels both as a philosopher and as literary critic. He develops a thesis that Joyce’s attempt to capture the mysterious process whereby perception and consciousness are translated into language entails a fundamental challenge to everyday notions of reality.

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Grassroots Expectations of Democracy and EconomyNancy PowersNancy Powers addresses fundamental questions about the interaction of politics and economics, and how ordinary people think about their standard of living and their government. Her book narrows the gaps in the existing scholarship on economic voting, social movements, and populism, and works to untangle the field’s inherent contradictions.

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Great Kanawha NavigationEmory KempA comprehensive history of navigation on the Great Kanawha River, detailing the industrial archaeology of this waterway from the early 19th century, and offering a detailed case study of a major 19th- and early 20th-century civil engineering project that significantly advanced the nation's industrial development.

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Great SuccessionRobert Emmet LongThe first book devoted to the literary relationship between Henry James and his American predecessor, Nathaniel Hawthorne.

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Great Voice that Did Not CeaseMichael ChernickThe growth of the rabbinic canon may be best described as a hermeneutical endeavor. Michael Chernick demonstrates how hermeneutical methods helped the Rabbis confront the difficulties that arose when logical and interpretative problems appeared in scriptural and, later, rabbinic texts. Given the Rabbis' theological, literary, and rhetorical attitudes, these reading strategies were adopted to obviate the problem the texts presented. His study draws its title from the traditional view of Sinaitic revelation, when God spoke to the assembled people with "a great voice that did not cease" (kol gadol velo yasaf, Deut 5:19).

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Green AgeAlicia Suskin OstrikerThe variety of subjects in Green Age is characteristic of Alicia Suskin Ostriker’s writing: from the opening poem, “Fifty,” funny, courageous, and defiant, to a set of birthday poems for a grown daughter; from emulations of the Persian mystic Rumi, to the provactive “Meditation in Seven Days,” whose central assumption is that we may find in the Bible traces of a Canaanite goddess whose worship was forbidden with the advent of patriarchal monotheism.
Green RepublicanThomas SmithA biography of John P. Saylor, a Republican congressman from Pennsylvania who became a prominent conservationist in the three decades after World War II.

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Green RepublicanThomas SmithA biography of John P. Saylor, a Republican congressman from Pennsylvania who became a prominent conservationist in the three decades after World War II.

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Greenhorn on the FrontierAnn FinlaysonA realistic portrayal of frontier life in colonial America that follows the adventures of two teenagers struggling to survive. Replete with references to the colonies, relations with the Delaware and Shawnee tribes, and a frank look at slavery, this novel deals with all of the important issues of the Revolutionary War era.
Greening of American Orthodox JudaismBenny KrautYavneh serves as an illuminating historical marker by which to probe the evolution of American Orthodox Judaism from the 1960s to the early 1980s, when it ceased to exist. Yavneh and its members and supporters contributed significantly to the revitalization of Orthodoxy during this period but also experienced the same tensions felt across the movement during this period. Benny Kraut’s historical account brings this singular organization to public consciousness and offers a revealing glimpse of American Orthodox Judaism at a critical juncture in its recent growth.

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Grupo AntillanoAlejandro de la FuenteThis bilingual (English and Spanish) book offers the first comprehensive study of Grupo Antillano, an Afro-Cuban visual arts and cultural movement that thrived between 1978 and 1983 and has been written out of Cuban cultural and art history.
Guidance, Not GovernanceJoan FriedmanThis pioneering study analyzes Freehof's responsa on a select number of topics that illustrate the evolution of American Reform Judaism in the second half of the twentieth century and assesses his role in guiding and shaping the movement.

Finalist, National Jewish Book Award

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Guide to the Mammals of PennsylvaniaJoseph MerrittThis extensive, portable guidebook contains behavior and ecological characteristics, Pennsylvania and North American range maps, and photographs of the sixty-three different species of wild mammals that populate Pennsylvania’s hills and valleys.
Guns at the ForksWalter O’MearaA special reissue commemorating the 250th anniversary of the French and Indian War, Guns at the Forks tells about the dramatic parts five successive forts, particularly Fort Duquesne and Fort Pitt, play in the war between 1750 and 1760. O’Meara’s narrative also relates the larger story of the French and Indian War and its role in the global conflict that altered the course of world events.

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