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- Crown/Archetype 2002; US$ 14.00
In the tradition of Cod and Olives : a fascinating journey into the hidden history, culture, and commerce of caviar. Once merely a substitute for meat during religious fasts, today caviar is an icon of luxury and wealth. In Caviar, Inga Saffron tells, for the first time, the story of how the virgin eggs of the prehistoric-looking, bottom-feeding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
In this original study, Scharf investigates issues of national identity in films of the New German Cinema. Using a cultural studies analysis, Scharf argues that the conflict between this generation of critical filmmakers and their ?German-ness? translate into feature films that construct, and are pervaded by, a sense of "homelessness" at home. ... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00
As a child, Inga Markovits dreamt of stealing and reading every letter contained in a mailbox at a busy intersection of her town in order to learn what life is all about. When, decades later, working as a legal historian, she tracked down the almost complete archive of a former East German trial court, she knew that she had finally found her mailbox.... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 113.25
Die Studie untersucht das Zeitdenken von Husserl, Heidegger und Ricoeur in philosophiehistorischer, systematischer und methodologischer Hinsicht. Den besonderen Gesichtspunkt der Studie bilden die drei von Ricoeur in Zeit und Erzählung behaupteten Aporien der Zeit. Der erste Teil untersucht Husserls Zeitdenken in den frühen Zeitvorlesungen, den... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 14.95
Do borders still define the limits of states? How do communities change when a border is put between them? Is the physical border more important than the conceptual boundary? In recent times, the question of borders in the Middle East has assumed an importance unknown since the collapse of the Ottoman empire. In this fresh examination of the issue,... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2005; US$ 26.95
In 1788 the First Fleet arrived in New South Wales and a thousand British men and women, both convicts and free, encountered the beach nomads of Australia. Clendinnen offers a fresh reading of reports, letters and journals about their interaction. This award-winning work will change the way we think about Australia and how our history is shaped. more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 17.95
With trademark precision and razor-sharp wit, Inga Muscio explores the impacts of passive violence, abuse, war, and cultural trauma on our most intimate lives in order to uncover a path toward healthy and imaginative sex and love. Rose breaks new ground in answering a fundamental question in most feminist and antiracist writing: how do we identify,... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2010; US$ 19.95
Inga Clendinnen believes that democratic people need true stories about their past. In these engaging essays, based on her 1999 Boyer Lectures, she argues for the rejection of any single, simple account of the Australian past and looks towards a deeper understanding of what whites have done to Indigenous Australians. more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2010; US$ 26.95
In this searching and eloquent book, Inga Clendinnen explores the experience of the Holocaust from both the victims' and the perpetrators' points of view. She discusses the survivor testimonies of writers such as Primo Levi and Charlotte Delbo, the vexed issue of resistance, and strategies for understanding the motivations of the Nazis. more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2007; US$ 25.95
Inga Clendinnen writes about everything from the books that terrified her as a child to what history can teach us about ourselves and our times. She recounts the experience of falling ill and the prospect of death. And she writes movingly about people who have changed her life. more...