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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 7.50
Stanley Lombardo's deft abridgment of his 2005 translation of the Aeneid preserves the arc and weight of Virgil's epic by presenting major books in their entirety and abridged books in extended passages seamlessly fitted together with narrative bridges. W. R. Johnson's Introduction, a shortened version of his masterly Introduction to that translation,... more...
- The Floating Press 1913; US$ 6.99
The mind is one thing - a unit. All the various "faculties" act together constantly. One cannot remember what an oak tree looks like unless he has carefully observed an oak tree. He cannot imagine an oak tree unless he remembers it. He cannot judge of the difference between an oak tree and a maple tree unless he can imagine a picture of the... more...
- RosettaBooks 2002; US$ 5.99
W.R. Burnett knew, first-hand, of the world he describes in his terse, vivid 1929 novel with a brutally ironic title - Little Caesar. Burnett worked as reporter in Chicago in the 1920s, and he observed the nobodies willing to cheat and kill their way to being somebodies. The novel's hero, Cesare Bandello, known as Rico, is a 'gutter Macbeth',... more...
- RosettaBooks 2002; US$ 5.99
The tormented and exhausted man at the center of W.R. Burnett´s High Sierra is a notorious criminal whom the newspapers call 'Mad Dog' Roy Earle. Earle is every bit the criminal the newspapers depict, but he is a complicated soul who is the tragic hero of the novel - a horribly flawed man, a violent criminal who still retains a bit of a conscience... more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2005; US$ 99.99
This book provides a concise and didactically structured presentation of nanotechnology as matters stand. Both students and engineers can gain valuable insights into the historical development, production, and characterization procedures of structures in the nanometer range, their electrical applications, measuring procedures for the determination... more...
- RosettaBooks 1949; US$ 5.99
The perfect crime goes awry in W.R. Burnett´s tough and brutally wise 1949 novel The Asphalt Jungle, and the problem is, in the end, human nature. Told in 40 short, blunt but richly atmospheric chapters, the novel meticulously details the planning and execution of a major jewel heist. The robbery is devised by Doc Reimenschneider, a master criminal... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 22.00
Evangelicalism contributed to the great transformation of ideas in the modern world. Through a global study of the major figures and movements in the early Evangelical world, Professor Ward traces the discussions from Central Europe to the American colonies about the nature of evangelical identity. more...
- Insomniac Press 1998; US$ 16.95
Quantum Jump was written for individuals trying to make sense of the rapid social and political changes overtaking their lives. Clement explains how our civilization is undergoing a translation similar to the European Renaissance, the development of managed agriculture or the invention of writing. Each of these eras brought about new world-views and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 100.00
If one takes a map of Europe and draws one line from Paris to Moscow and another line from Stockholm to Rome, the two lines intersect remarkably close to the Brandenburg Gate," writes Smyser, in one of his characteristically smart observations. The author has a strong grasp of the leaders who quarreled over Germany between the end of the Second... more...
- ILO Publications 2003; US$ 5.00
Based on a measure of the gap in basic workers rights between the ideal world, represented by the ILOs core Conventions, and the real world, as reflected in countries actual situations. Presents a series of tables showing normalized and disaggregated results for adherence to and implementation of the core Conventions in 168 countries... more...