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- Wiley 2007; US$ 21.95
A new way for Christians to think about sexuality Author Miguel De La Torre, a well-respected ethicist and professor known for his innovative readings of Christian doctrine, rejects both the liberal and conservative prejudices about sex. He instead develops an ethic that is liberative yet grounded soundly in the Bible; a sexuality that celebrates... more...
- Beacon Press 2011; US$ 18.00
One of the earliest known autobiographies by a woman, this is the extraordinary tale of Catalina de Erauso, who in 1599 escaped from a Basque convent dressed as a man and went on to live one of the most wildly fantastic lives of any woman in history. A soldier in the Spanish army, she traveled to Peru and Chile, became a gambler, and even mistakenly... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 11.95
Fifty years after the arrival of Columbus, at the height of Spain?s conquest of the West Indies, Spanish bishop and colonist Bartolomé de Las Casas dedicated his Brevísima Relación de la Destruición de las Indias to Philip II of Spain. An impassioned plea on behalf of the native peoples of the West Indies, the Brevísima Relación catalogues in horrific... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 9.79
Lily Larkin is the youngest of six and the least important member of her family. With their father dead and their mother a stranger to them, she must stay at home and keep house whilst her elder siblings go out to work. As she goes about her daily chores, her head is full of dreams. And she longs for the day she can have a life of her own. ... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
Bringing together leading experts in the comparative law and consumer law domain, the book discusses the impact of the 2005 Unfair Commercial Practices Directive, or UCPD, and whether the many possible issues identified at its inception have been borne out in practice. The volume examines the various policy developments, the growing body of case law,... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95
Brimming with romance and adventure, Miguel de Cervantes Don Quixote is considered by many to be the greatest work in the Spanish literary canon. Both humane and humorous, the two volume oeuvre centres on the adventures of the self-styled knight errant Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, Quixote's credulous and chubby squire. Together the unlikely pair... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 6.95
Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America (De la démocratie en Amérique) is a classic text detailing the United States of the 1830s, showing a primarily favorable view by Tocqueville as he compares it to his native France. Considered to be an important account of the U.S. democratic system, it has become a classic work in the fields... more...
- The Floating Press 1914; US$ 6.99
Chrétien de Troyes' Four Arthurian Romances continued and expanded on existing Arthurian legends, but began the Arthurian Romance genre, so popular in Medieval literature. His tales often diverge from Arthur himself, focussing instead on the characters of his court. Chretien introduced Sir Lancelot and also the Holy Grail to the Arthurian... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 15.99
Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. Globals, Locals, and Mobals. 2. The Imperial Legacy of Language. 3. The Fateful Geography of Religion. 4. The Rough Topography of Human Health. 5. Geography of Jeopardy. 6. Places Open and Shut. 7. Same Place, Divergent Destinites. 8. Power and the City. 9. Promise and Peril in the Provinces. 10. Lowering the Barriers.... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2005; US$ 15.99
Over the next half century, the human population, divided by culture and economics and armed with weapons of mass destruction, will expand to nearly 9 billion people. Abrupt climate change may throw the global system into chaos; China will emerge as a superpower; and Islamic terrorism and insurgency will threaten vital American interests. How can we... more...