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- Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 28.95
The rule of law is essential to a free society. In this book, Stephens makes the important argument that a law that shifts with the tides of time and public sentiment is a recipe for tyranny. - Clint Bolick, Institute for Justice, Washington, DC. The mo more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 11.99
Does a secure financial life seem to difficult to imagine let alone achieve? Does wealth strike you as an impossible dream? Whether you're living from paycheck to paycheck, or simply confused by the world of stocks, bonds, and brokers, it's never too late to change your situation. All you need is a little help. By spending just ten to fifteen... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 149.99
The interface between syntax and meaning, both semantic and pragmatic, has emerged as perhaps the richest and most fascinating area of current linguistics theory. This study applies some of these ideas to hyperbaton, offering an original new theory with broad applications for our understanding of Greek syntax. Students of epic will find a fresh perspective... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 109.95
Exploring the enduring popularity of Victor Hugo?s Les MisÚrables, this collection offers analysis of both the novel itself and its adaptations. In spite of a mixed response from critics, Les MisÚrables instantly became a global bestseller. Since its successful publication over 150 years ago, it has traveled across different countries, cultures, and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 114.99
Word order is not a subject anyone reading Latin can afford to ignore: apart from anything else, word order is what gets one from disjoint sentences to coherent text. Reading a paragraph of Latin without attention to the word order entails losing access to a whole dimension of meaning, or at best using inferential procedures to guess at what is actually... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 49.99
In this work the authors interpret the evidence of Greek verse texts and musical settings in the framework of a theory of prosody based on crosslinguistic evidence and experimental phonetic and psycholinguistic data, and reconstruct the syllable structure, rhythm, accent, phrasing, and intonation of classical Greek speech. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95
Late Antiquity, the period of transition from the crisis of Roman Empire in the third century to the Middle Ages, has traditionally been considered only in terms of the 'decline' from classical standards. Recent classical scholarship strives to consider this period on its own terms. Taking the reign of Constantine the Great as its starting point, this... more...
- SensePublishers 2013; US$ 37.15
There has been a major ?turn? towards narrative, biographical and life history approaches in the academy over the last 30 years.What are some of the new directions in narrative research? How do narrative research approaches help us to understand the world differently? What do we learn by listening to stories and narratives? How do narratives extend... more...