"Towns are imagined, lived and experienced, as much as they are conceived and constructed. They reflect cultural and intellectual currents, prevailing economic climates and unresolved tensions. They are physical entities, shaped by topography, time and technology, as well as social and spatial constructs.
"The Vietnam War was the central political issue of the 1960s and 1970s. This study by Seth Offenbach explains how the conflict shaped modern conservatism. The war caused disputes between the pro-war anti-communists right and libertarian conservatives who opposed the war.
In A Time of Novelty, Samuel Wright re-envisions the relationship between philosophy and history in premodern India through study of the tradition of Sanskrit logic between 1500 and 1700 CE. In examining these logicians, Wright expands the ways in which we study philosophical thought by considering philosophy as deeply immersed in the felt experiences of one's life, at the confluence of thinking and feeling.
Andrew (Professor of American History, Professor of American History, University of Cambridge) Preston & Elizabeth (Associate Professor of History and Law, Associate Professor of History and Law, Washington University in St. Louis) Borgwardt & Christopher McKnight (Director of the Center for the Humanities and Associate Professor of History, Director of the Center for the Humanities and Associate Professor of History, Oregon State University) Nichols