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  • Politics and the Search for the Common Goodby Hans Sluga

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    This book is a vigorous reassessment of the nature of politics and political theorizing. more...

  • Against the Grainby J. K. Huysmans; John Howard

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    À rebours, Against the Grain or Against Nature in English, is an 1884 novel by Joris-Karl Huysmans. Anti-hero Jean Des Esseintes despises the bourgeois society he lives in and withdraws into the aesthetic and artistic ideals that he has created. Believing the novel would be rejected by both critics and public, Huysman declared: "It will... more...

  • The Cathedralby J. K. Huysmans; Clara Bell

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Architecture lovers and Francophiles, rejoice. French writer Joris-Karl Huysmans' novel set at the famed cathedral at Chartres contains such detailed descriptions of the site's layout and construction that early tourists sometimes used it as a guidebook. The book is the third in a series of works that follow the religious conversion and spiritual... more...

  • Mitochondria in Liver Diseaseby Derick Han; Neil Kaplowitz

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    "?excellent, well-organized, and timely." ?Lester Packer and Enrique Cardenas, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, from the Series Preface The liver is a vital organ that is responsible for a wide range of functions, most of which are essential for survival. The multitude of functions the liver performs makes it vulnerable to a wide range... more...

  • Race of Timeby Daniel Chaffee; Samuel Han

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 40.95

    Charles Lemert is one of the most renowned critics of social theory and theorists today. The editors of this book have offered and contextualised many of his best essays and situated them against the backdrop of American sociology. The breadth of Lemert's work doesn't stop at an academic engagement with theoretical debates such as 'globalisation' or... more...

  • The Politics of Insecurityby Jef Huysmans

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 50.95

    The act of violence of 9/11 changed the global security agenda, catapulting terrorism to the top of the agenda. Weapons of mass destruction grabbed public interest and controlling the free movement of people became a national security priority. In this volume, Jef Huysmans critically engages with theoretical developments in international relations... more...

  • De betere bibliotheekby Frank Huysmans

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 10.50

    Het openbaar bibliotheekwerk in Nederland is een eeuw oud. Honderd jaar geleden was betrouwbare en goede informatie schaars en voor velen te duur. De openbare bibliotheken namen veel toegangsdrempels weg. Sinds enkele jaren hebben we dankzij digitalisering en internet vanuit de huiskamer toegang tot een overweldigend en divers aanbod aan informatie... more...

  • La-Basby J.K. Huysmans

    Dedalus 2011; US$ 14.57

    Cult curio about satanism in fin-de-siecle Paris.   Time Out The classic tale of satanism and sexual obsession in nineteenth-century Paris, in an attractive new edition...Strong meat for diseased imaginations (Murrough O'Brien in The Independent on Sunday) This superb new translation by Brendan King vividly recalls the allusive, proto-expressionist... more...

  • Security Unboundby Jef Huysmans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    Security concerns have mushroomed. Increasingly numerous areas of life are governed by security policies and technologies. Security Unbound argues that when insecurities pervade how we relate to our neighbours, how we perceive international politics, how governments formulate policies, at stake is not our security but our democracy. Security is... more...

  • Communities of Practiceby Marleen Huysman; Peter van Baalen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    In this special issue of Trends in Communication management scholars share their ideas and research findings about the use of the community concept in the areas of knowledge management, organizational learning, innovation, and virtual learning. This fine collection of "community of practice" papers shows a variety of perspectives and applications... more...