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  • Rising Tideby John M. Barry

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 18.00

    An American epic of science, politics, race, honor, high society, and the Mississippi River, Rising Tide tells the riveting and nearly forgotten story of the greatest natural disaster this country has ever known -- the Mississippi flood of 1927. The river inundated the homes of nearly one million people, helped elect Huey Long governor and made Herbert... more...

  • Rethinking Green Politicsby John Barry

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 57.00

    Rethinking Green Politics offers a wide-ranging and critical analysis of the theoretical framework that underpins the values, principles and concerns of contemporary green politics. John Barry challenges the ecocentric and anarchistic traits of much green political ideology; proposes that we rethink green politics by refocusing attention away... more...

  • Special Editionby John Barry

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 114.95

    This is a challenging time to be an academic with an interest in either the economy or the environment: we are being deluged with an over-supply of bad news. From the evidence of accelerating climate change to the increasingly desperate policies of ‘fiscal stimulus’ and ‘quantitative easing’ it is difficult enough to keep up with... more...

  • The Politics of Actually Existing Unsustainabilityby John Barry

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 98.99

    Going against both the naive techno-optimism of 'greening business as usual' and a resurgent 'catastrophism' within green thinking and politics, The Politics of Actually Existing Unsustainability offers an analysis of the causes of unsustainability and diminished human flourishing. It makes a case for seeing that it is profound and... more...

  • Environment and Social Theoryby John Barry

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 39.95

    Written in an accessible and jargon-free way, Environment and Social Theory examines: * the historical relationship between social theory and the environment *pre-Enlightenment and Enlightenment social theory and the environment * twentieth century social theory and the environment * economic theory and the environment * the relationship between ecology,... more...

  • Environment and Social Theoryby John Barry

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 59.95

    Written in an engaging and accessible manner by one of the leading scholars in his field, Environment and Social Theory , completed revised and updated with two new chapters, is an indispensable guide to the way in which the environment and social theory relate to one another. This popular text outlines the complex interlinking of the environment,... more...

  • The Great Influenzaby John M. Barry

    Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 17.00

    At the height of WWI, history?s most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then exploded, killing as many as 100 million people worldwide. It killed more people in twenty-four months than AIDS killed in twenty-four years, more in a year than the Black Death killed in a century. But this was not the... more...

  • Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soulby John M. Barry

    Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 14.99

    A revelatory look at the separation of church and state in America?from the New York Times bestselling author of The Great Influenza   For four hundred years, Americans have fought over the proper relationships between church and state and between a free individual and the state. This is the story of the first battle in that war of ideas,... more...

  • Perzeption und Produktion im sub-phonemischen Bereichby William John Barry

    De Gruyter 1974; US$ 133.00

    Perzeption und Produktion im sub-phonemischen Bereich eine kontrastive Untersuchung an intersprachlichen Minimalpaaren des Deutschen und Englischen more...

  • Sustaining Liberal Democracyby Dr M.L.J. Wissenburg; Dr John Barry

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 155.00

    Assuming that liberalism, liberal democracy and the free market are here to stay, this book asks how sustainability can be interpreted in ways that respect liberal democratic values and institutions. Among the problems addressed are the compatibility of liberal proceduralism with substansive 'green' ideals, the existence and potential of eco-friendly... more...