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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 65.95
One of the main features of the contemporary environmental crisis is that no one has a clear idea of what is going on. The author uses an extension of Marx's theory of alienation to explain why people find it so difficult to relate their different knowledges of the natural and social world. He argues that nevertheless it is possible to relate these... more...
- Seaforth Publishing 2008; US$ 12.00
This memoir is Peter Dickens' account of his experiences as the young commander of the 21st MTB Flotilla during 1942-43, mainly in the North Sea and the Channel. In all the annals of the war at sea, comparatively little has been written about the role of the torpedo boat, and yet these small and vulnerable boats, travelling at high speed amid storms... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 8.45
After the success of A Christmas Carol , Charles Dickens' name became so synonymous with Christmas that on hearing of his death in 1870 a young girl in London asked, "Mr. Dickens dead? Then will Father Christmas die too?" But A Christmas Carol is just the most famous of his Christmas stories, and those contained here in this unforgettable collection... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 8.45
Charles Dickens's final, unfinished novel has inspired generations of speculation ... Choirmaster John Jasper is a man of deep hypocrisy. His public reputation is flawless yet privately he leads an immoral life, frequenting squalid opium dens. And although outwardly he seems delighted with the betrothal of his nephew Edwin Drood to Rosa Bud, one... more...
- Peter Owen Publishers 2014; US$ 7.28
A unique collection of Dickens stories, rarely seen in print, establishing him as one of the masters of the detective genre Charles Dickens was one of the great pioneers of detective fiction. While the larger-than-life characters in his novels have settled themselves in the public imagination, his detectives have had a profound effect on the development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Space weaponry, satellite surveillance and communications, and private space travel are all means in which outer space is being humanized: incorporated into society?s projects. But what are the political implications of society not only being globalized, but becoming ?cosmic?? Our ideas about society have long affected, and been affected by, our... more...
- Oxford University Press 1982; US$ 8.99
Highly regarded today as one of the greatest novels in English literature, Little Dorrit presents both a scathing indictment of mid-Victorian England and a devastating insight into the human condition. Examining the many social and mental prisons which incarcerate men and women, the novel also considers the nature of true spiritual freedom. Against... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 7.99
Against a background of government incompetence and financial scandal, Arthur Clennam searches for the key to the affairs of the Dorrit family, prisoners for debt in the Marshalsea. Mixing humour and pathos, irony and satire, Little Dorrit reveals a master of fiction in top form. This new edition includes all of Phiz's original illustrations. more...
- Wordsworth Editions Ltd 2011; US$ 2.49
Traces the private lives of a group of people caught up in the cataclysm of the French Revolution and the Terror. The author based his historical detail on Carlyle's "The French Revolution", and his own observations and investigations during his numerous visits to Paris. more...