Recent Books

A sampling of recent books from the College faculty

Privileged and Confidential: The Secret History of the President's Intelligence Advisory Board

Privileged and Confidential: The Secret History of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board

Michael Desch, with Kenneth Michael Absher and Roman Popadiuk

Professor
Political Science

The University Press of Kentucky
2012

Just and Unjust Peace: An Ethic of Political Reconciliation

Just and Unjust Peace: An Ethic of Political Reconciliation

Daniel Philpott

Associate Professor
Political Science

Oxford University Press
2012

The Chapels of Notre Dame

The Chapels of Notre Dame

Lawrence Cunningham

The Rev. John A. O’Brien Chair in Theology Emeritus
Theology

University of Notre Dame Press
2012

The Frankenstein of 1790 and Other Lost Chapters From Revolutionary France

The Frankenstein of 1790 and Other Lost Chapters From Revolutionary France

Julia Douthwaite

Professor
Romance Languages and Literatures

The University of Chicago Press
2012

The Blank-Verse Tradition From Milton to Stevens: Freethinking and the Crisis of Modernity

The Blank-Verse Tradition From Milton to Stevens: Freethinking and the Crisis of Modernity

Henry Weinfield

Professor
Program of Liberal Studies

Cambridge University Press
2012

Between the Brown and the Red: Nationalism, Catholicism, and Communism in 20th Century Poland

Between the Brown and the Red: Nationalism, Catholicism, and Communism in 20th Century Poland

Mikołaj Kunicki

Assistant Professor
History

Ohio University Press
2012

Race, Monogamy, and Other Lies They Told You: Busting Myths About Human Nature

Race, Monogamy, and Other Lies They Told You: Busting Myths About Human Nature

Agustín Fuentes

Professor
Anthropology

University of California Press
2012

El arte de crear lo femenino: ficción, género e historia del Cono Sur

El arte de crear lo femenino: ficción, género e historia del Cono Sur

María Rosa Olivera-Williams

Associate Professor
Romance Languages and Literatures

Cuarto Proprio
2012

Academic Freedom and the Telos of the Catholic University

Academic Freedom and the Telos of the Catholic University

Kenneth Garcia

Associate Director
Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts

Palgrave Macmillan
2012

Three Russian Tales of the Eighteenth Century: The Comely Cook, Vanka Kain, and "Poor Liza"

Three Russian Tales of the Eighteenth Century: The Comely Cook, Vanka Kain, and “Poor Liza”

Translated by David Gasperetti

Associate Professor
German and Russian Languages and Literatures

Northern Illinois University Press
2012

Solidarity in Strategy: Making Business Meaningful in American Trade Associations

Solidarity in Strategy: Making Business Meaningful in American Trade Associations

Lyn Spillman

Associate Professor
Sociology

University of Chicago Press
2012

Frege's Conception of Logic

Frege’s Conception of Logic

Patricia A. Blanchette

Professor
Philosophy

Oxford University Press
2012

International Prosecutors

International Prosecutors

Edited by Luc Reydams, with Jan Wouters and Cedric Ryngaert

Associate Professional Specialist
Political Science

Oxford University Press
2012

Democratization and Research Methods

Democratization and Research Methods

Michael Coppedge

Professor
Political Science

Cambridge University Press
2012

The Emergence of Islam: Classical Traditions in Contemporary Perspective

The Emergence of Islam: Classical Traditions in Contemporary Perspective

Gabriel Said Reynolds

Tisch Family Associate Professor
Theology

Fortress Press
2012

Taboo Pushkin: Topics, Texts, Interpretations

Taboo Pushkin: Topics, Texts, Interpretations

Edited by Alyssa Dinega Gillespie

Associate Professor
German and Russian Languages and Literatures

The University of Wisconsin Press
2012

Eternal Consciousness

Eternal Consciousness

John Dunne

John A. O’Brien Professor of Theology
Theology

University of Notre Dame Press
2012

Frances Burney: The Life in the Works

Frances Burney: The Life in the Works

Margaret Doody

John and Barbara Glynn Family Professor of Literature
English

Cambridge University Press
2012

Here Lies Hugh Glass

Here Lies Hugh Glass: A Mountain Man, a Bear, and the Rise of the American Nation

Jon Colemen

Associate Professor
History

Hill and Wang
2012

Cicero's Practical Philosophy

Cicero’s Practical Philosophy

Edited by Walter Nicgorski

Professor
Program of Liberal Studies

University of Notre Dame
2012

Vast Universe, O'Mera

Vast Universe

Thomas F. O’Meara, O.P.

Professor Emeritus
Theology

Liturgical Press
2012

A Wandering Aramaean: Passover Poems and Translations

A Wandering Aramaean: Passover Poems and Translations

Henry Weinfield

Professor
Program of Liberal Studies

Dos Madres Press
2012

Confessions of a Guilty Freelancer

Confessions of a Guilty Freelancer

William O’Rourke

Professor
English

Indiana University Press
2012

Randall Zachman, Reconsidering John Calvin

Reconsidering John Calvin

Randall Zachman

Professor
Theology

Cambridge University Press
2012

The Dispossessed State: Narratives of Ownership in Nineteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

The Dispossessed State: Narratives of Ownership in Nineteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Sara L. Maurer

Assistant Professor
English

The Johns Hopkins University Press
2012

European Transformations: The Long Twelfth Century

European Transformations: The Long Twelfth Century

Edited by Thomas F. X. Noble and John Van Engen

Professor; Andrew V. Tackes Professor of Medieval History
History; History

University of Notre Dame Press
2012

The Harrisburg 7 and the New Catholic Left

The Harrisburg 7 and the New Catholic Left, 40th Anniversary Edition

William O’Rourke

Professor
English

University of Notre Dame Press
2011

Masculinities and Other Hopeless Causes at an All-Boys Catholic School

Masculinities and Other Hopeless Causes in an All-Boys Catholic School

Kevin Burke

Assistant Professional Specialist
Education, Schooling, and Society

Peter Lang Publishing Group
2011

The Performing Arts in Medieval Islam

The Performing Arts in Medieval Islam: Shadow Play and Popular Poetry in Ibn Daniyal’s Mamluk Cairo

Li Guo

Associate Professor
Classics

Brill
2011

The Extraterrestrial Life Debate

The Extraterrestrial Life Debate, 1750–1900

Michael Crowe

Rev. John J. Cavanaugh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus in the Humanities
Program of Liberal Studies

Dover Publications
2011