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- The Floating Press 1910; US$ 4.99
Howards End is a masterful discussion of changing social class-consciousness. Three families from different levels of society become intertwined: the rich capitalists, the intellectual bourgeoisie and the struggling poor. Forster does not suggest that relationships between the classes are easy, but he does think them vitally important. The social philosophy... more...
- The Floating Press 1908; US$ 4.99
A Room with a View is a romance and a social critique of Edwardian society. A young woman is chaperoned to Italy by her bitter aunt. There she meets an intriguing, but eccentric young man. Back in England she finds herself respectably engaged to a proper gentleman, but is thrown into a muddle when her young man from Italy moves to her English town.... more...
- The Floating Press 1907; US$ 5.99
The Longest Journey (1907) follows the young Rickie Elliot's journey to maturity. Orphaned and lame as a child, Rickie was teased at boarding school and finds Cambridge to be a kind of paradise. He is not an intellectual, but is deeply affected by art and poetry, and is accepted within a philosophical circle of students. His new sense of belonging... more...
- The Floating Press 1905; US$ 5.99
Where Angels Fear to Tread (1905) follows two women to Italy: the widowed Lilia Herriton and her traveling companion Caroline Abbott. Lilia falls passionately in love with the country, and also with a young Italian man. Her decision to remain in Italy enrages her dead husband's family, who send her brother-in-law to fetch her back. more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
Fans of fantasy and science fiction will delight in this collection of imaginative tales from influential British author E. M. Forster. Though best known for his nuanced look at class distinctions in English society in acclaimed novels such as Howards End, Forster's prodigious imagination is on full display in these fascinating fantasy and science... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 270.00
The groundbreaking works in The Sociology of Youth and Adolescence set of the International Library of Sociology led the way to an authoritative understanding of how social interaction moulded young people. Careful observation of vulnerable and troubled children helped the leading sociologists, whose works are included in this set, to investigate how... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
First published in 1967, this superb collection of essays on trade in the Middle Ages has been a major contribution to modern medieval studies. Professor Carus-Wilson examines: * fifteenth-century Bristol * trade with Iceland * the Merchant Adventurers of London * the thirteenth-century cloth industry (with its highly developed capitalist system)... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
Recent biographies of Thomas Jefferson have stressed the sphinxlike puzzles of his character?famous champion of freedom yet lifelong slaveholder, foe of miscegenation yet secret lover of a beautiful slave for 30 years, aristocrat yet fervent advocate of government by the people. E. M. Halliday's absorbing and lucid portrait recognizes these and other... more...