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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 9.50
Contents include:. An Introduction, The ancient biography of Epicurus, The extant letters, Ancient collections of maxims, Doxographical reports, The testimony of Cicero, The testimony of Lucretius, & The polemic of Plutarch. Short fragments and testimonia from known works: From On Nature, From the Puzzles, From On the Goal, From the Symposium, From... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 39.95
A concise anthology for the ancient philosophy survey that ranges from the Presocratics through the Neoplatonists, Introductory Readings in Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy features essential selections from C.D.C. Reeve's 2004 translation of Plato's Republic , which casts reported speech into direct dialogue, as well other translations... more...
- Hard Shell Word Factory 2002; US$ 6.50
Powerful industrialists are pulling all of the strings behind the scenes of America's spy system, playing a deadly game that will determine the next President of the United States. A game they call Machiavellan Machinations. And they have planned for everything, every single contingent. Everything, that is, except perhaps, for the sarcastic, irreverent,... more...
- University of California Press 1986; US$ 21.56
How do women choose between work and family commitments? And what are the causes, limits, and consequences of the "subtle revolution" in women's choices over the 1960s and 1970s? To answer these questions, Kathleen Gerson analyzes the experiences of a carefully selected group of middle-class and working-class women who were young adults in the 1970s.... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 11.99
The vast changes in family life--the rise of single, same-sex, and two-paycheck parents--have often been blamed for declining morality and unhappy children. Drawing upon pioneering research with the children of the gender revolution, Kathleen Gerson reveals that it is not a lack of "family values," but rigid social and economic forces that... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2011; US$ 38.95
Canadian Women in Print, 1750-1918 is the first historical examination of women's engagement with multiple aspects of print over some two hundred years, from the settlers who wrote diaries and letters to the New Women who argued for ballots and equal rights. Considering women's published writing as an intervention in the public sphere of national... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 18.99
We all know the name Nostradamus , but who was he really? Why did his predictions become so influential in Renaissance Europe and then keep resurfacing for nearly five centuries? And what does Nostradamus?s endurance in the West say about us and our own world? In Nostradamus: How an Obscure Renaissance Astrologer Became the Modern Prophet... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 183.95
Synthesizing primary and technical data, this book focuses on the legal and political aspects of Israeli administration in the West Bank and the international attempt to resolve the dispute over the territories. The author assesses the present situation and provides guidelines for future action. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
In this collection of powerfully illuminating and often poignant essays, contributors candidly discuss the impact of central life crises and identity concerns on their work as therapists. With chapters focusing on identity concerns associated with the body-self (body size, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and age), urgent life crises, and defining life... more...
- Red Dress Ink 2012; US$ 6.99
Lynn Blanchett's Steps to Happiness: Step 1: Find a job. (Done! I'm doing PR for hotshot young designer Muriel B.—which I'm totally unqualified for.) Step 2: Find a man. (Check! There's a rich, gorgeous man chasing me…so what if I find him infinitely less appealing than my charming, possibly gay, French coworker?) Step 3: Find a translator. (Hmm?... more...