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- Headline 2013; US$ 10.99
The Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller. 'The slow, murderous disintegration of a marriage is all too believable... As the novel advances into treacherous territory, Harrison's elegant, incisive prose gets dirtier, more dangerous' Observer Soon to be a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman. Fans of The Girl on the Train... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 47.77
Nearly half a century after the fighting stopped, the 1953 Armistice has yet to be replaced with a peace treaty formally ending the Korean War. While Russia and China withdrew the last of their forces in 1958, the United States maintains 37,000 troops in South Korea and is pledged to defend it with nuclear weapons. In Korean Endgame , Selig Harrison... more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 43.99
Why did the years c.39-19 BC in Rome produce such a rich range of complex poetical texts, above all in the work of Vergil and Horace? S. J. Harrison argues that a vital aspect of this literary flourishing was generic enrichment, the interaction of different poetic genres, and illustrates this by analysis of key passages in the two poets' works. more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 134.99
A collection of essays exploring the extensive use of Latin and Greek literary texts in a range of recent poetry written in English. It contains both contributions from poets, including Tony Harrison, Seamus Heaney, and Michael Longley, and essays from academic experts on the same topics. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 24.95
Eastern Philosophy: The Basics is an essential introduction to major Indian and Chinese philosophies, both past and present. Exploring familiar metaphysical and ethical questions from the perspectives of different Eastern philosophies, including Confucianism, Daoism, and strands of Buddhism and Hinduism, this book covers key figures, issues, methods... more...
- OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 74.99
This book provides the first general account of the works of the Latin writer Apuleius, most famous for his great novel the `Metamorphoses' or `Golden Ass'. Living in second-century North Africa, Apuleius was more than an author; he was an orator and professional intellectual, Platonist philosopher, extraordinary stylist, relentless self-promoter,... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 52.99
A comprehensive introduction to today's M&A strategies Make the Deal is a direct and accessible guide to striking a powerful M&A deal. Merging business, finance, and law, this insightful examination of M&A strategy is designed to help you understand M&A negotiations and the ways in which the final outcome affects your financial... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 64.99
The United Nations mediator for the Afghanistan conflict and a foreign policy analyst provide their own interpretations of the negotiations that helped to end the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. They describe how the ideological hard line taken by the Reagan administration prolonged the conflict. more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 164.99
Indian and American experts, reflecting different perspectives and areas of expertise, here examine the political, ethnic, and religious factors that have escalated superpower tensions in India and its nearby Islamic states. more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 64.99
When the Soviet Union pulled its forces out of Afghanistan, the American media had a simple explanation: Soviet troops had been hounded out of the mountains by U.S.-armed guerrillas--the skies cleared of Soviet aircraft by Stinger missiles--until the Kremlin was forced to cry uncle. But Diego Cordovez and Selig S. Harrison shatter this image. Out... more...