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- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 124.99
Advanced Training in Anaesthesia is authored by both trainees and specialists in order to create an authoritative yet accessible text. Containing everything candidates need to know to pass this final major hurdle in anaesthetic training, this book is ideal for exam revision. A brief overview of the basic physiology of each system is provided together... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 23.99
Is sharing food such an everyday, unremarkable occurrence? In fact, the human tendency to sit together peacefully over food is actually rather an extraordinary phenomenon, and one which many species find impossible. It is also a pheonomenon with far-reaching consequences for the global environment and human social evolution. So how did this strange... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 13.95
A revolution is underway in archaeology. Working at the cutting edge of genetic and molecular technologies, researchers have been probing the building blocks of ancient life-DNA, proteins, fats-to rewrite our understanding of the past. Their discoveries (including a Mitochondrial Eve, the woman from whom all modern humans descend) and analyses have... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 98.00
Contents Preface Analytical Table of Contents Kevin D. HOOVER: Quantitative Evaluation of Idealized Models in the New Classical Macroeconomics John PEMBERTON: Why Idealized Models in Economics Have Limited Use Amos FUNKENSTEIN: The Revival of Aristotle?s Nature James R. GRIESEMER: The Informational Gene and the Substantial Body: On the Generalization... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 163.00
David Martin Jones examines how China has been portrayed in European and subsequently North American social and political thought and what, if anything, this depiction tells us about the character of this thought. Such a question immediately evokes the spectre of orientalism and subsequent chapters explore whether the identification of an orientalist... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
Sacred Violence and Religious Violence examines the place that ideology or political religion plays in legitimizing violence to bring about a purer world. In particular, the book examines Islamism and the western secular, liberal democratic responses to it. more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2010; Not Available
What is your favourite fantasy Scotland? Perhaps you enjoyed Whisky Galore! or Brigadoon, or maybe The Wicker Man is to your taste, Local Hero or Highlander? Yet have you also considered Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Rob Roy, Dog Soldiers, Danny the Dog, Festival, The Water Horse, Carla's Song, Trainspotting and Red Road? Scotland: Global Cinema is the first... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95
Are your students baffled by Baudrillard? Dazed by Deleuze? Confused by Kristeva? Other beginners? guides can feel as impenetrable as the original texts to students who ?think in images?. Contemporary Thinkers Reframed instead uses the language of the arts to explore the usefulness in practice of complex ideas. Short, contemporary and accessible, these... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2012; Not Available
Deleuze and Film explores how different films from around the world 'think' about topics like history, national identity, geopolitics, ethics, gender, genre, affect, religion, surveillance culture, digital aesthetics and the body. Greatly expanding on the range of films discussed in Deleuze's ' Cinema' books, the contributors look... more...