Books by Jane Marie Todd

WE ARE ALL CANNIBALS by Claude Lévi-Strauss
Released: March 15, 2016

"Though representing a tradition that is now considered old-fashioned, Lévi-Strauss was quite the revolutionary in his day. These varied, smart pieces show why."
Previously ungathered pieces by the eminent French anthropologist, all addressing in some way the vexing question of relativism. Read full book review >
SALADIN by Anne-Marie Eddé
Released: Nov. 7, 2011

"Extensive research creates a picture readily distinguishable from the many Saladin myths."
Massive, detailed biography of Saladin, in which the author endeavors to separate history from myth and legend—first published in France in 2008. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Timely, given the recent swell of xenophobia in France, and a useful supplement to standard histories of the episode, such as Jean-Denis Bredin's The Affair."
Liberty, equality, and fraternity? For everyone but Jews—as much of France strenuously believed a century ago, according to this provocative study of anti-Semitism. Read full book review >