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  • Making the American Bodyby Jonathan Black

    UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 27.95

    ?An indispensable read for anyone who wants to understand the history of exercise in America and its occasional failings and many triumphs. It fills a long-neglected niche.??Richard Cotton, national director of certification for the American College of Sports Medicine more...

  • Biological Performance of Materialsby Jonathan Black

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 132.95

    GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS Biocompatibility: Definitions and Issues Introduction Biological Performance Consensus Definitions Discussion The Discipline of Biomaterials Afterword: Paradigmatic Shift Introduction to the Biological Environment General Considerations Comparison of External and Internal Conditions Problems in Definition of the Biological... more...

  • The Sacred Historyby Jonathan Black

    Quercus 2013; Not Available

    The Sacred History is an account of the workings of the supernatural in history. It tells the epic story of angels, from Creation, to Evolution through to the operations of the supernatural in the modern world. more...

  • The Secret History of Danteby Jonathan Black

    Quercus 2013; US$ 12.89

    Why does Dante describe the Inferno as a real place? What secret society did Dante belong to? What was Dante's connection with the Knights Templar? What was his secret connection to militant Islamic sects? Jonathan Black, author of the international bestseller The Secret History of the World, uncovers the real-life stories of Dante and The Inferno.... more...

  • The Secret History of Danteby Jonathan Black

    Quercus 2013; Not Available

    Why does Dante describe the Inferno as a real place? What secret society did Dante belong to? What was Dante's connection with the Knights Templar? What was his secret connection to militant Islamic sects? Jonathan Black, author of the international bestseller The Secret History of the World, uncovers the real-life stories of Dante and The Inferno.... more...

  • The Sacred Historyby Jonathan Black

    Quercus 2013; US$ 15.61

    The Sacred History is an account of the workings of the supernatural in history. It tells the epic story of angels, from Creation, to Evolution through to the operations of the supernatural in the modern world. more...

  • Politicians and Rhetoricby Professor Jonathan Charteris-Black

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 44.00

    This book analyzes the rhetoric of speeches by major British or American politicians and shows how metaphor is used systematically to create political myths of monsters, villains and heroes. Metaphors are shown to interact with other figures of speech to communicate subliminal meanings by drawing on the unconscious emotional association of words. more...

  • Corpus Approaches to Critical Metaphor Analysisby Professor Jonathan Charteris-Black

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 125.00

    In a stimulating and novel approach, this book explains why metaphors are persuasive, suggesting that they are ideologically effective because they are cognitively plausible and evoke an emotional response. 'Critical Metaphor Analysis' is then developed in a series of corpus-based studies in which analysis of collocations provides insight into the... more...

  • The Communication of Leadershipby Jonathan Charteris-Black

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    With the crisis of leadership in the western democracies, there has been a growth of interest in how leaders outside of the west emerge and consolidate their positions. This book analyses the communication strategies of six charismatic non-western leaders: Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Fidel Castro, Ayatollah Khomeini, Mohammed Mahathir and Lee... more...

  • Politicians and Rhetoricby Professor Jonathan Charteris-Black

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 45.00

    This analysis of the rhetoric of nine successfully persuasive politicians explains how their use of language created credible and consistent stories about themselves and the social world they inhabit. It explores their use of metaphors, their myths and how language analysis helps us to understand how politicians are able to persuade. more...