Book Series



Reacting to the Past

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  1. Book ImageCharles Darwin, the Copley Medal, and the Rise of Naturalism, 1861-1864

    Marsha Driscoll, Elizabeth E. Dunn, Dann Siems, Et Al.

    Paperback

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, Charles Darwin, the Copley Medal, and the Rise of Naturalism thrusts students into the intellectual ferment of Victorian England just after publication of The Origin of Species.More

  2. Book ImageConfucianism and the Succession Crisis of the Wanli Emperor, 1587

    Daniel K. Gardner, Mark C. Carnes

    Paperback

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, Confucianism and the Succession Crisis of the Wanli Emperor brings to life the suppleness and power of Confucian thought.More

  3. Book ImageDefining a Nation: India on the Eve of Independence, 1945

    Ainslie T. Embree, Mark C. Carnes

    Paperback

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, Defining a Nation plunges students into India’s struggle for sovereignty and identity.More

  4. Book ImageHenry VIII and the Reformation of Parliament

    Patrick Coby

    Paperback

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, Henry VIII and the Reformation Parliament transforms students into lords and commoners and members of the English Parliament during the tumultuous years 1529–36.More

  5. Book ImagePatriots, Loyalists, and Revolution in New York City, 1775-1776

    William Offutt

    Paperback

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, Patriots, Loyalists, and Revolution in New York City animates the political and social chaos of the American Revolution.More

  6. Book ImageRousseau, Burke, and Revolution in France, 1791

    Gary Kates, Mark C. Carnes

    Paperback

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, Rousseau, Burke, and Revolution in France plunges students into the intellectual and political currents that surged through revolutionary Paris in summer 1791.More

  7. Book ImageThe Threshold of Democracy: Athens in 403 B.C.

    Josiah Ober, Mark C. Carnes

    Paperback

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, The Threshold of Democracy re-creates the intellectual dynamics of one of the most formative periods in the human experience.More

  8. Book ImageThe Trial of Anne Hutchinson: Liberty, Law, and Intolerance in Puritan New England

    Michael P. Winship, Mark C. Carnes

    Paperback

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, The Trial of Anne Hutchinson breathes life into a pivotal moment for religious tolerance in American history.More

  9. Book ImageThe Trial of Galileo: Aristotelianism, the "New Cosmology," and the Catholic Church, 1616-1633

    Michael S. Petterson, Frederick Purnell, Jr., Mark C. Carnes

    Paperback

    Part of the Reacting to the Past series, The Trial of Galileo brings the Scientific Revolution to life by sparking debate on issues of science and religion.More