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- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 39.99
The Mind and Art of Abraham Lincoln, Philosopher Statesman provides the original texts for 20 of Lincoln's speeches alongside a critical analysis of each speech. Arranged in chronological order, these speeches range from Lincoln's Perpetuation or Lyceum address in 1838 to his last speech just after Lee's surrender. The careful and detailed analysis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
The idea that the heritage of nature is fundamentally cultural is provocative to many, but it is becoming increasingly accepted in the context of heritage preservation. It is argued here that a person?s perspective on natural vs. cultural heritage as a contested patrimony is, to some extent, governed by one?s intellectual and geographical position.... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 21.99
John Fahey is to the solo acoustic guitar what Jimi Hendrix was to the electric: the man whom all subsequent musicians had to listen to. Fahey made more than 40 albums between 1959 and his death in 2001, most of them featuring only his solo steel-string guitar. He fused elements of folk, blues, and experimental composition, taking familiar American... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 109.00
The arrival of large submillimeter and millimeter-wave detector arrays opened a new window on galaxy formation and evolution. The major new facilities now being designed or constructed, such as ALMA (MMA) and the Large Millimeter Telescope (LMT), will soon be expanding the horizons even farther.The Conference on “Deep Millimeter Surveys: Implications... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2014; US$ 45.00
To Pass On a Good Earth is the candid and compelling new biography of one of the twentieth century?s most distinctive and influential scholars. The legendary "Great God beyond the Sierras," Carl Ortwin Sauer is America?s most famed geographer, an inspiration to both academics and poets, yet no book-length biography of him has existed... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 41.99
Souls with Longing focuses on representations of honor and love in the plays and poetry of William Shakespeare. The contributors to this collaborative volume reveal how Shakespeare?s representations of the longing for and pursuit of honor and love in his characters teach us about who we are, what we desire, and why. Shakespeare?s works thus vividly... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 79.99
This anthology of hard-to-find primary documents provides a solid overview of the foundations of American media studies. Focusing on mass communication and society and how this research fits into larger patterns of social thought, this valuable collection features key texts covering the media studies traditions of the Chicago school, the effects tradition,... more...