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- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 39.99
'The death of the 'public intellectual' has been announced more often than the death of the novel,' a 2006 article in New York magazine claimed. Hollywood Intellect argues that the assumptions on which such laments rest result from misleading inattention to the intellectual work that mass culture performs. From D.W. Griffith's Intolerance to The Simpson's... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00
During the first and second centuries A.D., the supremacy of the Roman Empire was aggressively challenged by three Jewish rebellions. The facts surrounding the initial uprising of A.D. 66-74 have been filtered through the biased accounts of Judeao Roman historian Flavius Josephus. Primary information regarding the subsequent Diaspora Revolt (A.D. 115-117)... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
For centuries, humankind has wondered what is "out there" and has embarked on countless voyages to find out. This book traces the history and literature of the imaginary voyage--stories of mariners journeying through uncharted waters to find strange and marvelous sights. Well-told tales of adventurous journeys--The Odyssey, The Aeneid, Gulliver's... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 120.00
This book examines the life and work of John Kenneth Galbraith, a truly iconic figure in progressive modern liberalism and a seminal influence in the rise of heterodox political economy. It emphasizes his continuing relevance to the current research of today, and to the multifaceted crisis of democratic capitalism. more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 19.95 US$ 18.15
According to Harold Bloom, "The best of Alvin Feinman's poetry is as good as anything by a twentieth-century American. His work achieves the greatness of the American sublime." Yet, in part because he published so sparsely, Feinman remained little-read and largely unknown when he died in 2008. This definitive edition of Feinman's complete work, which... more...
- Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 107.00
With over 300 training programs in neuroscience currently in existence, demand is great for a comprehensive textbook that both introduces graduate students to the full range of neuroscience, from molecular biology to clinical science, but also assists instructors in offering an in-depth course in neuroscience to advanced undergraduates. The second... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 41.99
Roth and Celebrity is composed of 10 original essays that consider the vexed and ambivalent relationship between Philip Roth and his own celebrity as revealed both in personal interviews as well as in the fiction that spans his publishing history. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 35.99
A growing international recognition and concern about the consequences of religious faith and its relationship to public policy is a centerpiece of daily discourse and global media coverage. This timely and important book presents a series of conversations steeped in a diversity of viewpoints about the nature, role, and impact of religiously grounded... more...