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  • The Last Dogs: The Long Roadby Christopher Holt; Allen Douglas

    Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 2013; Not Available

    A science experiment gone horribly awry has granted Max, Rocky, and Gizmo the unique ability to read and understand human words. Armed with this know-how, they continue to journey south, on the lookout for beacons planted by a trusted friend's owner -- beacons that promise to lead the trio to their people. When the companions reach the ocean's... more...

  • The Last Dogs: Journey's Endby Christopher Holt; Allen Douglas

    Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 2014; Not Available

    Canine heroes Max, Rocky, and Gizmo return in this exciting series finale! As the trio travel south, following a trail of beacons left by Dr. Lynn, they encounter a stampede of horses. The horses urge the dogs to turn back, warning about a "silver wall of doom" that lies ahead. But the warning only serves to motivate Max. Could this be the wall... more...

  • Warriors: Dawn of the Clans #1: The Sun Trailby Erin Hunter; Wayne McLoughlin; Allen Douglas

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 6.99

    The first book of a thrilling prequel arc in Erin Hunter's #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series! In the action-packed Dawn of the Clans arc, discover how the warrior Clans came to be. Long before Firestar left his kittypet home to join ThunderClan, a band of cats from the mountains set off on a dangerous journey in search of a new home. . . .... more...

  • War, Memory, and the Politics of Humorby Allen Douglas

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 68.95

    War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor features carnage and cannibalism, gender and cross-dressing, drunks and heroes, militarism and memory, all set against the background of World War I France. Allen Douglas shows how a new satiric weekly, the Canard Enchaîné, exploited these topics and others to become one of France's most influential voices... more...

  • Myth and Religion in Mircea Eliadeby Douglas Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This multidisciplinary study is the first book devoted entirely to the critical interpretation of the writings of Mircea Eliade on myth. One of the most popular and influential historians and theorists of myth, Eliade argued that all myth is religious. Douglas Allen critically interprets Eliade's theories of religion, myth, and symbolism and analyses... more...

  • Mahatma Gandhiby Douglas Allen

    Reaktion Books 2011; US$ 16.95

    The idea of nonviolent resistance is still as essential and almost as radical today as it was when Mahatma Gandhi (1869?1948) first pioneered in India the protest of political tyranny?in his case against British colonialism?through massive displays of civil disobedience. Gandhi?s ideas of peaceful protest went on to inspire the marches and sit-ins... more...

  • Doug Box's Guide to Posing for Portrait Photographersby Douglas Allen Box

    Amherst Media, Inc. 2009; US$ 19.99

    Often overshadowed by complicated lighting techniques or advanced postproduction tips, this resource seeks to remind the professional photographer of the fundamental importance of a subject's pose. Conveniently designed in two-page spreads—a striking portrait on one side, a comprehensive how-to of the strategies used on the other—this reference includes... more...

  • The Institutional Revolutionby Douglas W. Allen

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 18.00

    Few events in the history of humanity rival the Industrial Revolution. Following its onset in eighteenth-century Britain, sweeping changes in agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, and technology began to gain unstoppable momentum throughout Europe, North America, and eventually much of the world?with profound effects on socioeconomic and cultural... more...

  • Understanding Financial Crisesby Franklin Allen; Douglas Gale

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 26.99

    What causes a financial crisis? Can crises be anticipated or even avoided? Should governments and international institutions intervene? Based on ten years of research, the authors develop a theoretical approach to analyzing financial crises and use the latest economic theories to begin to understand the causes and consequences of financial crises.... more...

  • Understanding Financial Crisesby Franklin Allen; Douglas Gale

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 26.99

    What causes a financial crisis? Can financial crises be anticipated or even avoided? What can be done to lessen their impact? Should governments and international institutions intervene? Or should financial crises be left to run their course? In the aftermath of the Asian financial crisis, many blamed international institutions, corruption, governments,... more...