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- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 74.99
This edition provides an English translation of and detailed commentary on the second book of epigrams published by the Latin poet Marcus Valerius Martialis. This new commentary carefully illuminates the allusions to people, places, things, and cultural practices of late first-century Rome that pervade Martial's poetry. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00
Four hundred years ago the medieval mystery plays, presented each year in various English villages to teach the stories of the Bible to the illiterate population, were the great classic English dramas. Queen Elizabeth I banned these plays because she considered them Roman Catholic, and since then the texts have been available only to scholars. ... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 55.00
Assessing development thinking from a multidisciplinary perspective, this book argues that Africa is undeveloped not in spite of globalization, but precisely because of globalization's saintly mission of unbridled liberalization and Euro-American teleology, which has reduced the African elites to a body of abandonment-neurotics, co-conspirators... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95
Setting the stage for a critical encounter between Francophone African cinema and Continental European critical theory, this book offers a transnational and interdisciplinary analysis of 16 Francophone African films, including Bassek Ba Kobhio's The Great White Man of Lambarene, Cheick Oumar Sissoko's Guimba the Tyrant, and Amadou Seck's... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.95
Martial, the father of the epigram, was one of the brilliant provincial poets who made their literary mark on first-century Rome. His Epigrams can be affectionate or cruel, elegiac or playful; they target every element of Roman society, from slaves to schoolmasters to, above all, the aristocratic elite. With wit and wisdom, Martial evokes not ?the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 57.95
The fields of marketing and communication have become increasingly important for modern public administrations in recent years but the focus on these subjects has been geared mainly towards the generation of outputs, leaving somewhat behind the analysis and deeper reflections on the impact they make and their limitations. This book provides a thorough... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
Ohne Martial lässt sich die Gesellschaft der römischen Kaiserzeit nicht verstehen. Seine Epigramme bilden ein Sittengemälde des antiken Großstadtlebens in allen seinen Facetten. ?Nach Mensch schmeckt jede Seite von mir" (hominem pagina nostra sapit). Die zweisprachige Gesamtausgabe versucht erstmals in einer deutschen Prosaübersetzung die Gedankenbewegung... more...
Contre l'Europe? Anti-européisme, euroscepticisme et alter-européisme dans la construction européenne, de 1945 à nos jours. Vol. 2: Acteurs institutionnels, milieux politiques et société civileFranz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 59.55
<P>L'intégration européenne a aujourd'hui mauvaise presse. Les résistances à l'Europe se sont considérablement accrues au cours des quinze dernières années. Ces vagues d'oppositions ont récemment freiné, arrêté même, le développement de l'Union européenne.</P> <P>C'est pourquoi un groupe de jeunes historiens de l'Université... more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 209.00
Chronic oxidative stress is associated with the aging process and often leads to the development of disorders such as cancer and arterial disease. Cardiovascular conditions in which oxidation damage has been strongly implicated include atherosclerosis, myocardial ischemia and reperfusion, coronary restenosis, diabetes mellitus, and congestive heart... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 151.00
This collection of essays is based on a conference in honour of David Luscombe held at the University of Sheffield in September 2006 under the title Knowledge, Discipline and Power in the Middle Ages."" The 14 contributions to this Festschrift, by leading scholars in the field, show the strength and variety of recent work on the intellectual... more...