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- Pan Macmillan 2008; US$ 12.41
Winner of the British Fantasy Award, The Scar by China Miéville is a colossal fantasy of incredible diversity and spellbinding imagination, set in the richly visualized world of Bas-Lag. A human cargo bound for servitude in exile . . . A pirate city hauled across the oceans . . . A hidden miracle about be revealed . . . These are the ingredients... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 18.00
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from China Mieville?s Embassytown. Beneath the towering bleached ribs of a dead, ancient beast lies New Crobuzon, a squalid city where humans, Re-mades, and arcane races live in perpetual fear of Parliament and its brutal militia. The air and rivers are thick with factory pollutants and the strange effluents... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 18.00
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from China Miéville?s Embassytown . Following Perdido Street Station and The Scar , acclaimed author China Miéville returns with his hugely anticipated Del Rey hardcover debut. With a fresh and fantastical band of characters, he carries us back to the decadent squalor of New Crobuzon?this time, decades... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 19.00
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from China Miéville?s Embassytown. A mythmaker of the highest order, China Miéville has emblazoned the fantasy novel with fresh language, startling images, and stunning originality. Set in the same sprawling world of Miéville?s Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning novel, Perdido Street Station , this latest... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 16.00
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from China Miéville?s Embassytown. What William Gibson did for science fiction, China Miéville has done for fantasy, shattering old paradigms with fiercely imaginative works of startling, often shocking, intensity. Now from this brilliant young writer comes a groundbreaking collection of stories, many... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 12.00
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from China Mieville?s Embassytown. What is Un Lun Dun? It is London through the looking glass, an urban Wonderland of strange delights where all the lost and broken things of London end up . . . and some of its lost and broken people, too?including Brokkenbroll, boss of the broken umbrellas; Obaday... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 22.99
How did African-American slaves view their white masters? As gods, monsters, or another race entirely? Did nineteenth-century black Americans ever come to regard white Americans as innately superior? If not, why not? Mia Bay traces African-American perceptions of whites between 1830 and 1925 to depict America's shifting attitudes about race in a period... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 95.00
This book draws on Pashukanis, critical legal studies and the history of international regulation to critique existing theories of international law. It constructs an alternative Marxist approach, and argues that imperialism is intrinsic to international law. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 58.95
This volume studies the architecture and urbanism of modern-era Italian colonialism (1869-1943) as it sought to build colonies in North and East Africa and the eastern Mediterranean. Mia Fuller follows, not only the design of the physical architecture, but also the development of colonial design theory, based on the assumptions made about the colonized,... more...
- HarperCollins 2007; US$ 11.99
By the eve of the Civil War, there were four million slaves in North America, and Harrison County was the largest slave-owning county in Texas. So when China Galland returned to research her family history there, it should not have surprised her to learn of unmarked cemeteries for slaves. ''My daddy never let anybody plow this end of the field,'' a... more...