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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007; US$ 6.79
The bestselling science reporter for The New York Times tells us what works and what doesn't when we work out Ultimate Fitness: The Quest for Truth About Exercise and Health is Gina Kolata's compelling journey into the world of American physical fitness over the past thirty years. It is a funny, eye-opening, brow-sweating investigation into... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan US 2007; US$ 29.26
Drawing on indigenous belief systems and recent work in critical 'race' studies and multicultural-feminist theory, Keating provides detailed step-by-step suggestions, based on her own teaching experiences, designed to anticipate and change students' resistance to social-justice issues. It offers a holistic approach to theory and practice. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan US 2016; US$ 29.26
A multidisciplinary investigation of the concepts, impact, and writings of contemporary cultural theorist and creative writer, Gloria Anzaldua. Her work has challenged and expanded previous views in American Studies, composition studies, cultural studies, ethnic studies, feminism, literary studies, critical pedagogy, and queer theory. more...
- Lantern Books 2007; US$ 6.99
Thomas Keating has spent over fifty years in sustained practice and devotion to the spiritual life. The results of this creative, humble activity are summarized in his remarkable book Fruits and Gifts of the Spirit . more...
- Atria Books 2003; US$ 14.99
With the irreverence, gutsy spirit, and warmhearted hilarity that made Pagan Babies a classic, here is the Italian-American experience served up by the author who has been crowned the Patron Saint of Humor. Before the Sopranos, there were the Cascones.... Life al Dente, the new memoir from the author of Pagan Babies, brings the same wit and wonder... more...
- Washington Square Press 2003; US$ 13.95
As a child, Gina Cascone would hide under her bed, in the closet, and run away from her parents, hoping somehow to escape her worst fear. But she couldn't hide from the awful truth... She had to go to Catholic school. Do nuns have legs? Is Original Sin the "starter sin" for novices? Can the rosary be said in under fifteen minutes? These are some... more...
- Silhouette 2006; US$ 5.25
Attending her neighbor's high school reunion wasn't exactly Nicole Sawyer's idea of a good time. But widower Joel Brannon had asked her along to help fend off his classmates' prying questions, and she couldn't seem to refuse him anything. Except after a few slow dances?not to mention moonlight kisses?Nic wanted more than a stolen weekend with a man... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 159.99
What allows certain individuals and groups to maintain control over the actions and lives of others? Linguistic anthropologist Elizabeth Keating went to the island of Pohnpei, in Micronesia, and studied how people use language and other semiotic codes to reproduce and manipulate status differences. The result is this inside view of how language works... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This volume brings together for the first time a significant body of Professor Barnes' scholarly writing on Japanese early state formation, brought together so that successive topics form a coherent overview of the problems and solutions of ancient Japan. The writings are, in some cases, the only studies of these topics available in English and they... more...