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- Random House 2010; US$ 13.34
In his most eloquent and formally satisfying collection to date, Alan Jenkins plays a series of powerful and haunting variations on love and loss. The themes that run through our lives are relatively few, for all that they sound subtly different to each of us, with their own rich freight of places and faces. In poems that pay homage to what is unique... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 10.67
The poems in this, Alan Jenkin's third collection, speak of the harm done and suffered - most frequently in the name of love - in the course of lives gone adrift among lost causes, chance meetings and missed chances. A new directness and simplicity, and throughout, a raw urgency of personal feeling, inform a voice that is as resourceful as in Jenkin's... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 12.00
ALAN JENKINS - POERTY IS EXHILARATING. . . . . IT IS CHARGED WITH EROTIC ENERGY, RAGE, SORROW AND CONFUSION. - DAVID LEHMAN The poeoms in Alan Jenkin's magnificent new collection are closely linked, forming a movingly autobiographical book which deals with the disjunction between the aspirations of youth and the realities of middle-age. The narrator... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 75.95
The 1989 student massacre reaffirmed the position of the Chinese government. This book provides an introduction to modern China and a survey of the last decade of administrative, geopolitical, demographic and economic development. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 199.95
This book addresses the fundamental requirement for an interdisciplinary catchment based approach to managing and protecting water resources that crucially includes an understanding of land use and its management. In this approach the hydrological cycle links mountains to the sea, and ecosystems in rivers, groundwaters, lakes, wetlands,... more...
- Faber and Faber 2012; US$ 21.86
A professional man of letters - critic, editor, biographer - though never a professional poet, Ian Hamilton (1938-2001) referred to his poems as 'miraculous lyrical arrivals', and he bided their time with exemplary patience and humility. His widely praised first collection, The Visit, published by Faber in 1970, was incorporated into Fifty Poems in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 58.95
Linking research with teaching is one of the main topics in the educational development world. This practice based guide shows how academic research activity can be connected to academic teaching activity, to ensure that neither operates in a vacuum - and each can be enhanced by the other. Addressing issues at the individual, course and institutional... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 38.00
This volume partners anthropologists, psychiatrists, psychologists, and historians studying schizophrenia and its cultural influences. From research collected worldwide, contributors share an interest in subjective and interpretive aspects of illness, while maintaining the biological concept of schizophrenia. It is of practical relevance not only to... more...
- Companion Press 2004; US$ 15.95
Intended for nurses, doctors, midwives, social workers, chaplains, and hospital support staff, this guide gives caring and practical advice for helping families grieve properly after losing a child at birth. As the special needs of families experiencing perinatal loss are intense and require more than just the bereavement standards in most hospitals,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 37.95
One of the most profound events in sixteenth-century North America was a ferocious battle between the Spanish army of Hernando de Soto and a larger force of Indian warriors under the leadership of a feared chieftain named Tascalusa. The site of this battle was a small fortified border town within an Indian province known as Mabila. Although the... more...