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The Crisis of Islam: Holy War and Unholy Terror. By Bernard Lewis. New York: The Modern Library, 2003. 184 pp. $19.95

The body in the library: a literary anthology of modern medicine. Iain Bamforth (ed.). (418 pages, £20.) Verso, 2003. ISBN 1-85984-534-7.

Christine Stansell. The Feminist Promise: 1792 to the Present. New York: Modern Library. 2010. Pp. xix, 503. $35.00

Jennifer Summit. Memory's Library: Medieval Books in Early Modern England. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 2008. Pp. x, 343. $35.00

Fatma Müge Göçek. The Transformation of Turkey: Redefining State and Society from the Ottoman Empire to the Modern Era. (Library of Modern Middle East Studies, number 103.) New York: I. B. Tauris. 2011. Pp. viii, 310. £59.50

The World's Best Books: Taste, Culture, and the Modern Library. By Jay Satterfield. (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2002. xii, 240 pp. $29.95, isbn 1-55849-353-0.)

Joseph F. Spillane. Cocaine: From Medical Marvel to Modern Menace in the United States, 1884–1920. (Studies in Industry and Society.) Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University in association with the Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, Del. 2000. Pp. x, 214. $39.95

Jay Satterfield. The World's Best Book: Taste, Culture, and the Modern Library. (Studies in Print Culture and the History of the Book.) Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press. 2002. Pp. ix, 240. $29.95

John F. Richards. The Unending Frontier: An Environmental History of the Early Modern World. (The California World History Library, number 1.) Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. 2003. Pp. xiv, 682. $75.00

Shmuel Feiner. Haskalah and History: The Emergence of a Modern Jewish Historical Consciousness. Translated by Chaya Naor and Sondra Silverston. Oxford and Portland, Oreg.: Littmann Library of Jewish Civilization. 2002. Pp. x, 404. $67.50

Yaacov Shavit. Athens in Jerusalem: Classical Antiquity and Hellenism in the Making of the Modern Secular Jew. Translated by Chaya Maor and Niki Werner. (Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.) London: Valentine Mitchell; distributed by ISBS, Portland, Oreg. 1997. Pp. xv, 560. $59.50

Emma Christopher, Cassandra Pybus, Marcus Rediker, editors. Many Middle Passages: Forced Migration and the Making of the Modern World. (The California World History Library.) Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. 2007. Pp. x, 263. Cloth $60.00, paper $24.95

 

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An influential American reprint series, the ‘Modern Library of the World’s Best Books’ was founded by A. Boni and Horace Liveright in 1917. Designed to bring modernism in an inexpensive ...

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