Jack Bray tells a powerful story about the military conquest and colonization of Ireland in the 16th/17th centuries. He shows how despite this period marked by violent conflict, starvation, and mass migration, the resiliency of the Irish spirit soar in all aspects of life today.
The essays in this volume draw on an analysis of over 80 attempts at democratic regime change in what Samuel Huntington termed the “Third Wave” of democratization.
This book relates the story of Americans living in Kuwait, from 1911 to 2011, and provides a positive example of service and accommodation between two peoples who began their interaction as strangers.
This book brings to life the experience of the disciples after Christ’s death, the possibilities they faced and the choices they made. Nothing was inevitable: the earliest Church could have gone in this direction or in that.
This book stands as an eloquent and accessible mini-course in the place of imagination in moral theology.
The book deals with Albania’s transition from Ottoman possession to independent nation (1913-1914), mainly from the perspective of the Marquis San Giuliano, Italy’s foreign minister.
A memoir-anthology of episodes by a connoisseur/ participant. The author was right-hand man for Bobby Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson and Ambassador Jock Whitney, and he was present as national and world events unfolded.
This memoir presents a reliable firsthand account of the development of U.S. strategic economic policy and the new institutions that became the framework for trade, aid, economic growth, and monetary policy.
This book offers a colorful and penetrating look at African cultural norms and imperatives at the core of African political and economic performance over the past half-century.
Humor and pathos share the stage. These poems speak to people working—whether alone, with a friend, counselor or therapist, or in a group setting—to reorient their personal and interpersonal compasses.
This book chronicles a career in writing poetry, broadcasting, publishing, teaching, and writing for theater.
This is a collection of postmodern poetry that explores the intensities and nuances of feminist expression. The poems address the subjects of family, the natural world, and contemporary society.