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  • 9780393315509 72

    John Dewey and the High Tide of American Liberalism

    Alan Ryan, Edwin Burrage Child


    When John Dewey died in 1952, he was memorialized as America's most famous philosopher, revered by liberal educators and deplored by conservatives,...

  • 9780393315776 72

    Edward Hopper: The Art and The Artist: The Art and the Artist

    Gail Levin, Whitney Museum of American Art, Edward Hopper


    This sumptuous book presents the full range of Edward Hopper's work and offers greater access to Edward Hopper, the man, than any other single volume.

  • 9780393313765 72

    Frederick Douglass

    William S. McFeely


    “A masterpiece….[W]ill rightfully assume its place as the standard biography of a truly great figure in the nation’s past.” —New York Newsday

  • 9780393313277 72

    Fidel Castro

    Robert E. Quirk


    In this masterly biography, the prize-winning historian Robert E. Quirk paints a portrait of the charismatic leader who for more than three decades—and over eight American presidencies—managed to sustain a communist regime in the western hemisphere.

  • 9780871401557 72

    Dreams in the Mirror: A Biography of E.E. Cummings

    Richard S. Kennedy


    Reissued with a new preface for the centennial.