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- University of California Press 2012; US$ 34.95
In a lively account of the American tuna industry over the past century, celebrated food writer and scholar Andrew F. Smith relates how tuna went from being sold primarily as a fertilizer to becoming the most commonly consumed fish in the country. In American Tuna , the so-called "chicken of the sea" is both the subject and the backdrop for other... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 34.95
Philosophy in Late Antiquity provides an essential new introduction to the key ideas of the Neoplatonists, which affected approaches to Plato as late as the nineteenth century. Andrew Smith shows how they influenced Christian thought and his approach not only allows us to appreciate these philosophical ideas in their own right, but it also gives... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
The Apollo lunar missions of the 1960s and 1970s have been called the last optimistic acts of the twentieth century. Twelve astronauts made this greatest of all journeys and were indelibly marked by it, for better or for worse. Journalist Andrew Smith tracks down the nine surviving members of this elite group to find their answers to the question... more...
- Feiwel & Friends 2010; US$ 10.99
Sixteen-year-old Jack gets drunk and is in the wrong place at the wrong time. He is kidnapped. He escapes, narrowly. The only person he tells is his best friend, Conner. When they arrive in London as planned for summer break, a stranger hands Jack a pair of glasses. Through the lenses, he sees another world called Marbury. There is war in Marbury.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00
This book provides the first dedicated introduction to the cultural writings and analyses of the radical West Indian thinker C.L.R. James. It lays out James' account of the way in which games, books, music and film become a part of the politics and history of popular struggles. more...
- Feiwel & Friends 2011; US$ 17.99
Fourteen-year-old Stark McClellan (nicknamed Stick because he?s tall and thin) is bullied for being ?deformed? ? he was born with only one ear. His older brother Bosten is always there to defend Stick. But the boys can?t defend one another from their abusive parents. When Stick realizes Bosten is gay, he knows that to survive his father's anger,... more...
- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2014; US$ 17.99
Destiny takes a detour in this heartbreakingly hilarious novel from the acclaimed author of Winger , which Kirkus Reviews called ?smart? and ?wickedly funny.? Finn Easton sees the world through miles instead of minutes. It?s how he makes sense of the world, and how he tries to convince himself that he?s a real boy and not just a character in his... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 150.00
Applying ideas drawn from contemporary critical theory this book historicizes psychoanalysis through a new, and significant, theorization of the Gothic. The central premise is that the nineteenth-century Gothic produced a radical critique of accounts of sublimity and Freudian psychoanalysis. This book makes a major contribution to an understanding... more...