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- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 74.99
This edition provides an English translation of and detailed commentary on the second book of epigrams published by the Latin poet Marcus Valerius Martialis. This new commentary carefully illuminates the allusions to people, places, things, and cultural practices of late first-century Rome that pervade Martial's poetry. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00
Four hundred years ago the medieval mystery plays, presented each year in various English villages to teach the stories of the Bible to the illiterate population, were the great classic English dramas. Queen Elizabeth I banned these plays because she considered them Roman Catholic, and since then the texts have been available only to scholars. ... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 55.00
Assessing development thinking from a multidisciplinary perspective, this book argues that Africa is undeveloped not in spite of globalization, but precisely because of globalization's saintly mission of unbridled liberalization and Euro-American teleology, which has reduced the African elites to a body of abandonment-neurotics, co-conspirators... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.95
Martial, the father of the epigram, was one of the brilliant provincial poets who made their literary mark on first-century Rome. His Epigrams can be affectionate or cruel, elegiac or playful; they target every element of Roman society, from slaves to schoolmasters to, above all, the aristocratic elite. With wit and wisdom, Martial evokes not ?the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
The fields of marketing and communication have become increasingly important for modern public administrations in recent years but the focus on these subjects has been geared mainly towards the generation of outputs, leaving somewhat behind the analysis and deeper reflections on the impact they make and their limitations. This book provides a thorough... more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 119.99
Chronic oxidative stress is associated with the aging process and often leads to the development of disorders such as cancer and arterial disease. Cardiovascular conditions in which oxidation damage has been strongly implicated include atherosclerosis, myocardial ischemia and reperfusion, coronary restenosis, diabetes mellitus, and congestive heart... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 151.00
This collection of essays is based on a conference in honour of David Luscombe held at the University of Sheffield in September 2006 under the title Knowledge, Discipline and Power in the Middle Ages."" The 14 contributions to this Festschrift, by leading scholars in the field, show the strength and variety of recent work on the intellectual... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 85.00
The enormous human and economic toll of Alzheimer's Disease in societies in which more and more people are living into old age is well-recognized. Scientists and practitioners alike have been working to limit it. Their major focus has been patients in the later stages of the disease, when dementia is fully established. Yet patients in the early stages... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 110.00
Memory: Neuropsychological, Imaging and Psychopharmacological Perspectives reviews critically the impact of recent neuropsychological and biological discoveries on our understanding of human memory and its pathology. Too often, insights from clinical, neurological and psychopharmacological fields have remained isolated and mutually unintelligible.... more...