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- Random House 2010; US$ 12.68
Rome, 63 BC. In a city on the brink of acquiring a vast empire, seven men are struggling for power. Cicero is consul, Caesar his ruthless young rival, Pompey the republic's greatest general, Crassus its richest man, Cato a political fanatic, Catilina a psychopath, Clodius an ambitious playboy. The stories of these real historical figures - their... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 25.00
How to Critique Journal Articles in the Social Sciences , by Scott R. Harris, is a brief, introductory book that provides readers with a step-by-step guide to reading and understanding a social science research article. The author demonstrates the many strengths of social research, including its advantages over ordinary ways of knowing things, and,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95
This book, combining scholarship with readability, shows that political corruption must itself be analysed politically. Spectacularly corrupt politicians - the exception rather than the rule - are usually symptoms, not causes, and much political corruption is simply normal politics taken to excess. But in a world in which anti-corruption strategies... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 16.00
All along the Mediterranean coast, the Roman empire?s richest citizens are relaxing in their luxurious villas, enjoying the last days of summer. The world?s largest navy lies peacefully at anchor in Misenum. The tourists are spending their money in the seaside resorts of Baiae, Herculaneum, and Pompeii. But the carefree lifestyle and gorgeous weather... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 1998; US$ 73.00
This collection of letters from six of the seven Gould brothers spans the four years of the Civil War. Written to their sister, Hannah, these letters depict life on the front lines as well as the home front, spanning from enlisting to death or discharge. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 16.00
From the bestselling author of Fatherland and Pompeii , comes the first novel of a trilogy about the struggle for power in ancient Rome. In his ?most accomplished work to date? ( Los Angeles Times ), master of historical fiction Robert Harris lures readers back in time to the compelling life of Roman Senator Marcus Cicero. The re-creation of a... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 16.00
From the bestselling author of Fatherland and Imperium comes The Ghost , an extraordinarily auspicious thriller of power, politics, corruption, and murder. Dashing, captivating Adam Lang was Britain's longest serving -- and most controversial -- prime minister of the last half century, whose career ended in tatters after he sided with America... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 16.00
Conspirata is ?a portrait of ancient politics as a blood sport,? raves The New York Times . As he did with Imperium , Robert Harris again turns Roman history into a gripping thriller as Cicero faces a new power struggle in a world filled with treachery, violence, and vengeance. On the eve of Cicero?s inauguration as consul of Rome, a grisly discovery... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 14.09
His classic account of The Hitler Diaries. Spring 1983: it seemed that one of the most startling discoveries of the century had been made, and that one of the world's most sought after documents had finally come to light - the private diaries of Adolf Hitler.What followed was a fiasco of fakery, greed, the duping of experts, and the exchange of... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 12.68
Ancient Rome is the setting for the stunning new novel from Robert Harris, the number one bestselling author of Fatherland , Enigma , Archangel and Pompeii . When Tiro, the confidential secretary of a Roman senator, opens the door to a terrified stranger on a cold November morning, he sets in motion a chain of events which will eventually propel... more...