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- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 59.95
Auto/biography is currently one of the most popular literary genres, widely supposed to illuminate the study of the individual and his or her personal circumstances. Missing Persons suggests that auto/biography is, in fact, based on fictions, both about the person and about what it is possible to know about any one individual. Organised into chapters... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 140.00
Presents an account of the emergence of modern western society. This book looks at how successive generations have understood and explained the world in which they lived, and examines significant events since the Enlightenment that have led to the development of society. It discusses the social world in terms of both its politics and its culture. more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2005; US$ 130.00
The more it costs, the less it's worth. (Student slogan, London, 2003) "We are told that this world represents our best hope for intellectual vitality and creativity. We are also told that we should pay more to enter it and experience its rich resources. Yet those rich resources are increasingly marginalized by cultures of assessment and regulation,... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2009; US$ 110.00
From its growth in Europe in the nineteenth century, detective fiction has developed into one of the most popular genres of literature and popular culture more widely. In this monograph, Mary Evans examines detective fiction and its complex relationship to the modern and to modernity. She focuses on two key themes: the moral relationship of detection... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 90.00
Jane Austen is often associated with conservatism and her novels are often seen as light entertainment depicting a vanished world and its manners. Mary Evan's study, first published in 1987, seeks to contradict the conventional wisdom regarding Austen's social and political leanings and argues that far from endorsing established and conservative... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 61.60
Some eighteen film directors from France to the United States, Germany to India, have applied themselves to the task of adapting Madame Bovary to the screen. Why has Flauberts 1857 classic novel been so popular with filmmakers? What challenges have they had to meet? What ideologies do their adaptations serve? Madame Bovary at the Movies seeks... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 13.99
Brussels & Bruges Day By Day is the perfect pocket guide book for independent travellers providing a practical, colourful format with useful, clear maps and expertly designed tours. The guide highlights the must-see places and offers knowledgeable opinion on where to stay, eat and shop. Includes special interest tours for the kids, for art... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 13.99
Stockholm Day By Day gives you the top sights to see for a short break in one, two or three days. Special interest walks for fans of Stieg Larssons Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Millennium series, art and design lovers, Stockholm for foodies and Stockholm for kids. The best of outdoor Stockholm including the worlds first open-air museum at Skansen... more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.99
Identifying three streams of concern in the books of Samuel (politics, people, and preaching), Mary Evans demonstrates how each of these manifests itself in the underlying and unifying theme of power-and powerlessness. She then uses this concept of power as a fascinating matrix for interpreting the events God ordains and the characters God uses in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 210.00
It is generally accepted that Britain was held together during the second world war by a spirit of national democratic `consensus'. But whose interests did the consensus serve? And how did it unravel in the years immediately after victory? This well observed and powerfully argued book overturns many of our assumptions about the national spirit of... more...