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From Revolution to Power in Brazil

by Kenneth P. Serbin University of Notre Dame Press (June 25, 2019)

From Revolution to Power in Brazil: How Radical Leftists Embraced Capitalism and Struggled with Leadership examines terrorism from a new angle. Kenneth Serbin portrays a generation of Brazilian resistance fighters...


The Framers' Intentions

by Robert E. Ross University of Notre Dame Press (May 31, 2019)

Robert Ross addresses a fascinating and unresolved constitutional question: why did political parties emerge so quickly after the framers designed the Constitution to prevent them? The text of the Constitution...


Nannie Helen Burroughs

by Nannie Helen Burroughs & Kelisha B. Graves University of Notre Dame Press (May 31, 2019)

Nannie Helen Burroughs (1879–1961) is just one of the many African American intellectuals whose work has been long excluded from the literary canon. In her time, Burroughs was a celebrated African American...


Paisanos

by Tim Fanning University of Notre Dame Press (September 30, 2018)

In the early nineteenth century, thousands of volunteers left Ireland behind to join the fight for South American independence. Lured by the promise of adventure, fortune, and the opportunity to take a stand...


Migrant Integration in a Changing Europe

by Roxana Barbulescu University of Notre Dame Press (December 15, 2018)

In this rich study, Roxana Barbulescu examines the transformation of state-led immigrant integration in two relatively new immigration countries in Western Europe: Italy and Spain. The book is comparative in...


The Catholic Writings of Orestes Brownson

by Michael P. Federici University of Notre Dame Press (November 30, 2018)

This collection of thirteen original essays by Orestes Augustus Brownson (1803–1876), a major political and philosophical figure in the American Catholic intellectual tradition, presents his developed political...


The Limits of Liberalism

by Mark T. Mitchell University of Notre Dame Press (November 30, 2018)

In The Limits of Liberalism, Mark T. Mitchell argues that a rejection of tradition is both philosophically incoherent and politically harmful. This false conception of tradition helps to facilitate both liberal...


Twilight of the American Century

by Andrew J. Bacevich University of Notre Dame Press (November 15, 2018)

Andrew Bacevich is a leading American public intellectual, writing in the fields of culture and politics with particular attention to war and America’s role in the world. Twilight of the American Century is...


The Identitarians

by José Pedro Zúquete University of Notre Dame Press (October 30, 2018)

The Identitarians are a quickly growing ethnocultural transnational movement that, in diverse forms, originated in France and Italy and has spread into southern, central, and northern Europe. This timely and...


Political Philosophy and the Republican Future

by Gregory Bruce Smith University of Notre Dame Press (July 25, 2018)

Are we moving inevitably into an irreversible era of postnationalism and globalism? In Political Philosophy and the Republican Future, Gregory Bruce Smith asks, if participation in self-government is not central...


After Insurgency

by Ralph Sprenkels University of Notre Dame Press (April 30, 2018)

El Salvador’s 2009 presidential elections marked a historical feat: Frente Farabundo Martí para la Liberación Nacional (FMLN) became the first former Latin American guerrilla movement to win the ballot after...


Before the Dawn

by Gerry Adams University of Notre Dame Press (February 28, 2018)

In this fascinating memoir of his early life, Gerry Adams, the president of Sinn Féin, the political wing of the Irish Republican Army, describes the development of the modern "Troubles'' in Northern Ireland...


Thomas Hobbes and the Natural Law

by Kody W. Cooper University of Notre Dame Press (March 30, 2018)

Has Hobbesian moral and political theory been fundamentally misinterpreted by most of his readers? Since the criticism of John Bramhall, Hobbes has generally been regarded as advancing a moral and political...


Ghosts of the Somme

by Jonathan Evershed University of Notre Dame Press (May 30, 2018)

Once assumed to be a driver or even cause of conflict, commemoration during Ireland's Decade of Centenaries came to occupy a central place in peacebuilding efforts. The inclusive and cross-communal reorientation...


Abandoned Tracks

by W. Thomas Mainwaring University of Notre Dame Press (April 30, 2018)

In Abandoned Tracks, W. Thomas Mainwaring bridges the gap between scholarly and popular perceptions of the Underground Railroad. Historians have long recognized that many aspects of the Underground Railroad...


Jean Bethke Elshtain

by Debra Erickson & Michael Le Chevallier University of Notre Dame Press (April 30, 2018)

Jean Bethke Elshtain (1941–2013) was a noted ethicist, political philosopher, and public intellectual. Her four decades of scholarship defy easy categorization: she wrote both seminal works of theory and occasional...


Forgotten Vanguard

by Christian Talley University of Notre Dame Press (March 30, 2018)

The trading relationship between the United States and China, though now robust, was a recent and hardly inevitable development. Political animosity stemming from the Korean War and America's subsequent strategic...


Indigenous Languages, Politics, and Authority in Latin America

by Alan Durston & Bruce Mannheim University of Notre Dame Press (May 30, 2018)

This volume makes a vital and original contribution to a topic that lies at the intersection of the fields of history, anthropology, and linguistics. The book is the first to consider indigenous languages as...


The Coming of the Celts, AD 1862

by Caoimhín De Barra University of Notre Dame Press (March 30, 2018)

Who are the Celts, and what does it mean to be Celtic? In this book, Caoimhín De Barra focuses on nationalists in Ireland and Wales between 1860 and 1925, a time period when people in these countries came to...


Principle of Duty

by David Selbourne University of Notre Dame Press (January 26, 2001)

The First American edition of a British best-seller In The Principle of Duty David Selbourne engages and challenges both the political left and the political right. He presents a new politics and ethics founded...


Orthodox Christian Perspectives on War

by Perry T. Hamalis & Valerie A. Karras University of Notre Dame Press (December 15, 2017)

Many regions of the world whose histories include war and violent conflict have or once had strong ties to Orthodox Christianity. Yet policy makers, religious leaders, and scholars often neglect Orthodoxy’s...


Irish Ethnologies

by Diarmuid Ó Giolláin University of Notre Dame Press (October 30, 2017)

Irish Ethnologies gives an overview of the field of Irish ethnology, covering representative topics of institutional history and methodology, as well as case studies dealing with religion, ethnicity, memory,...


Freedom from Reality

by D. C. Schindler University of Notre Dame Press (December 15, 2017)

It is commonly observed that behind many of the political and cultural issues that we face today there are impoverished conceptions of freedom, which, according to D. C. Schindler, we have inherited from the...


Spiritual Guides

by Fred Dallmayr University of Notre Dame Press (December 15, 2017)

In Spiritual Guides: Pathfinders in the Desert, Fred Dallmayr challenges the "desert character" of modern culture. Political and economic corruption, incessant warmongering, spoliation of natural resources,...


Liberalism Safe for Catholicism?, A

by Daniel Philpott & Ryan T. Anderson University of Notre Dame Press (June 30, 2017)

This volume is the third in the “Perspectives from The Review of Politics” series, following The Crisis of Modern Times, edited by A. James McAdams (2007), and War, Peace, and International Political Realism,...


Religion, Tradition, and Restorative Justice in Sierra Leone

by Lyn S. Graybill University of Notre Dame Press (June 15, 2017)

In this groundbreaking study of post-conflict Sierra Leone, Lyn Graybill examines the ways in which both religion and local tradition supported restorative justice initiatives such as the national Truth and...


Apocalypse Deferred

by Jeremiah L. Alberg University of Notre Dame Press (June 15, 2017)

The thought of René Girard on violence, sacrifice, and mimetic theory has exerted a strong influence on Japanese scholars as well as around the world. In this collection of essays, originating from a Tokyo...


Land!

by John Crowe Ransom & Jason Peters University of Notre Dame Press (March 30, 2017)

The accomplished poet and scholar John Crowe Ransom made profound contributions to twentieth-century American literature. As a teacher at Vanderbilt University he was also a leading member of the Southern Agrarian...


Latinos in New York

by Sherrie Baver, Angelo Falcón & Gabriel Haslip-Viera University of Notre Dame Press (June 23, 2017)

Significant changes in New York City's Latino community have occurred since the first edition of Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition was published in 1996. The Latino population in metropolitan New...


Thick and Thin: Moral Argument at Home and Abroad

by Michael Walzer University of Notre Dame Press (March 15, 1994)

In this book, Michael Walzer revises and extends the arguments first put forth in his influential Spheres of Justice and frames his ideas about justice, social criticism, and national identity in light of the...


Experiencing Dominion: Culture, Identity, and Power in the British Mediterranean

by Thomas W. Gallant University of Notre Dame Press (June 07, 2002)

Experiencing Dominion pushes contemporary literature on historical anthropology in a new direction by moving the discussion away from an emphasis on a simple polarity between hegemony and resistance, and instead...


Xaripu Community across Borders, The: Labor Migration, Community, and Family

by Manuel Barajas University of Notre Dame Press (April 17, 2009)

During the past three decades there have been many studies of transnational migration. Most of the scholarship has focused on one side of the border, one area of labor incorporation, one generation of migrants,...


Marxism and Christianity

by Alasdair MacIntyre University of Notre Dame Press (March 15, 1984)

Contending that Marxism achieved its unique position in part by adopting the content and functions of Christianity, MacIntyre details the religious attitudes and modes of belief that appear in Marxist doctrine...


The Preferential Option for the Poor beyond Theology

by Daniel G. Groody & Gustavo A. Gutierrez University of Notre Dame Press (December 30, 2013)

Since the 1973 publication of Gustavo Gutiérrez's groundbreaking work A Theology of Liberation, liberation theology's central premise of the preferential option for the poor has become one of the most important...


Public Intellectuals in the Global Arena: Professors or Pundits?

by Michael C. Desch University of Notre Dame Press (November 15, 2016)

What is a public intellectual? Where are they to be found? What accounts for the lament today that public intellectuals are either few in number or, worse, irrelevant? While there is a small literature on the...


Democracy in Latin America: Between Hope and Despair

by Ignacio Walker & Scott Mainwaring University of Notre Dame Press (May 01, 2013)

In 2009, Ignacio Walker-scholar, politician, and one of Latin America's leading public intellectuals-published La Democracia en America Latina. Now available in English, with a new prologue, and significantly...


The Mystical as Political

by Aristotle Papanikolaou University of Notre Dame Press (October 30, 2012)

Theosis, or the principle of divine-human communion, sparks the theological imagination of Orthodox Christians and has been historically important to questions of political theology. In The Mystical as Political:...


Barrio Boy: 40th Anniversary Edition

by Ernesto Galarza & Ilan Stavans University of Notre Dame Press (April 30, 2014)

Barrio Boy is the remarkable story of one boy's journey from a Mexican village so small its main street didn't have a name, to the barrio of Sacramento, California, bustling and thriving in the early decades...


Authoritarian El Salvador: Politics and the Origins of the Military Regimes, 1880-1944

by Erik Ching University of Notre Dame Press (January 15, 2014)

In December 1931, El Salvador's civilian president, Arturo Araujo, was overthrown in a military coup. Such an event was hardly unique in Salvadoran history, but the 1931 coup proved to be a watershed. Araujo...


Cement, Earthworms, and Cheese Factories: Religion and Community Development in Rural Ecuador

by Jill DeTemple University of Notre Dame Press (November 15, 2012)

Cement, Earthworms, and Cheese Factories examines the ways in which religion and community development are closely intertwined in a rural part of contemporary Latin America. Using historical, documentary, and...


Diffusion of Good Government: Social Sector Reforms in Brazil

by Natasha Borges Sugiyama University of Notre Dame Press (November 28, 2012)

One of the most fundamental questions for social scientists involves diffusion events; simply put, how do ideas spread and why do people embrace them? In Diffusion of Good Government: Social Sector Reforms in...


New Orleans Sisters of the Holy Family, The: African American Missionaries to the Garifuna of Belize

by Edward T. Brett University of Notre Dame Press (April 03, 2012)

The Sisters of the Holy Family, founded in New Orleans in 1842, were the first African American Catholics to serve as missionaries. This story of their little-known missionary efforts in Belize from 1898 to...


Coire Sois, The Cauldron of Knowledge: A Companion to Early Irish Saga

by Tomas O. Cathasaigh & Matthieu Boyd University of Notre Dame Press (January 30, 2014)

Coire Sois, The Cauldron of Knowledge: A Companion to Early Irish Saga offers thirty-one previously published essays by Tomás Ó Cathasaigh, which together constitute a magisterial survey of early Irish narrative...


Participatory Democracy in Brazil: Socioeconomic and Political Origins

by J. Ricardo Tranjan University of Notre Dame Press (December 17, 2015)

The largely successful trajectory of participatory democracy in post-1988 Brazil is well documented, but much less is known about its origins in the 1970s and early 1980s. In Participatory Democracy in Brazil:...


John Witherspoon and the Founding of the American Republic: Catholicism in American Culture

by Jeffry H. Morrison University of Notre Dame Press (January 27, 2003)

Jeffry H. Morrison offers readers the first comprehensive look at the political thought and career of John Witherspoon-a Scottish Presbyterian minister and one of America's most influential and overlooked founding...


Herman Dooyeweerd: Christian Philosopher of State and Civil Society

by Jonathan Chaplin University of Notre Dame Press (February 15, 2016)

The twentieth-century Dutch philosopher Herman Dooyeweerd (1894-1977) left behind an impressive canon of philosophical works and has continued to influence a scholarly community in Europe and North America,...


Chosen among Women: Mary and Fatima in Medieval Christianity and Shi`ite Islam

by Mary F. Thurlkill University of Notre Dame Press (January 14, 2008)

Chosen among Women: Mary and Fatima in Medieval Christianity and Shi`ite Islam combines historical analysis with the tools of gender studies and religious studies to compare the roles of the Virgin Mary in medieval...


Indecent Liberties

by Robert Schmuhl University of Notre Dame Press (August 01, 2000)

This series of eight provocative essays examines why Americans have a penchant for going to extremes in their arts, popular culture, politics, social movements, and other aspects of life. Robert Schmuhl considers...


Race in Mind: Critical Essays

by Paul Spickard University of Notre Dame Press (December 01, 2015)

These essays analyze how race affects people's lives and relationships in all settings, from the United States to Great Britain and from Hawai?i to Chinese Central Asia. They contemplate the racial positions...


Immigration and the Border: Politics and Policy in the New Latino Century

by David L. Leal & José E. Limón University of Notre Dame Press (June 05, 2013)

The advent of the twenty-first century marks a significant moment in the history of Latinos in the United States. The "fourth wave" of immigration to America is primarily Latino, and the last decades of the...