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  • King Arthurby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 39.95

    King Arthur is often written off as a medieval fantasy, the dream of those yearning for an age of strong, just rulers and a contented kingdom. Those who accept his existence at all generally discard the stories that surround him. This exciting new investigation argues not only that Arthur did exist, as a Dark Age chieftain, but that many of the romantic... more...

  • Atlantis Destroyedby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    Plato's legend of Atlantis has become notorious among scholars as the absurdest lie in literature. Atlantis Destroyed explores the possibility that the account given by Plato is historically true. Rodney Castleden first considers the location of Atlantis re-examining two suggestions put forward in the early twentieth century; Minoan Crete and Minoan... more...

  • Minoan Life in Bronze Age Creteby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    Thoroughly researched, Rodney Castleden's Minoans: Life in Bronze Age Crete here sues the results of recent research to produce a comprehensive new vision of the peoples of Minoan Crete. Since Sir Arthur Evans rediscovered the Minoans in the early 1900s, we have defined a series of cultural traits that make the ?Minoan personality?: elegant,... more...

  • The Stonehenge Peopleby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Knossos Labyrinthby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Knossos, like the Acropolis or Stonehenge, is a symbol for an entire culture. The Knossos Labyrinth was first built in the reign of a Middle Kingdom Egyptian pharaoh, and was from the start the focus of a glittering and exotic culture. Homer left elusive clues about the Knossian court and when the lost site of Knossos gradually re-emerged from obscurity... more...

  • The Making of Stonehengeby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Every generation has created its own interpretation of Stonehenge, but rarely do these relate to the physical realities of the monument. Rodney Castleden begins with those elements which made possible the building of this vast stone circle: the site, the materials and the society that undertook the enormous task of transporting and raising the great... more...

  • The Mycenaeansby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 38.95

    Following on from Rodney Castleden's best-selling study Minoans , this major contribution to our understanding of the crucial Mycenaean period clearly and effectively brings together research and knowledge we have accumulated since the discovery of the remains of the civilization of Mycenae in the 1870s. In lively prose, informed by the latest research... more...

  • The Culture of Confession from Augustine to Foucaultby Chloe Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Drawing on the work of Foucault and Western confessional writings, this book challenges the transhistorical and commonsense views of confession as an innate impulse resulting in the psychological liberation of the confessing subject. Instead, confessional desire is argued to be contingent and constraining, and alternatives to confessional subjectivity... more...

  • Refractions of the Third Reich in German and Austrian Fiction and Filmby Chloe Paver

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 114.99

    This book examines the ways in which the Third Reich is represented in recent German and Austrian novels and films. It also examines other aspects of the commemoration of the Third Reich. It covers a wide range of genres, media, and issues, including documentary, gender, the linguistic politics of cinema, photography, memorials, and museums. more...

  • Tall Manby Chloe Hooper

    Scribner 2009; US$ 17.99

    In 2004 on Palm Island, an Aboriginal settlement in the "Deep North" of Australia, a thirty-six-year-old man named Cameron Doomadgee was arrested for swearing at a white police officer. Forty minutes later he was dead in the jailhouse. The police claimed he'd tripped on a step, but his liver was ruptured. The main suspect was Senior Sergeant Christopher... more...