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- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 7.99
Author of Brave New World and The Doors of Perception, and inventor of the term psychedelic?, Aldous Huxley was a global trend-setter ahead of his time. In this new biography Kieron O?Hara explores the life of this great visionary, charting his transformation from society satirist to Californian guru-mystic through an insightful analysis of his life?s... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 7.99
Blamed for the disasters of the 20th century: Auschwitz, globalisation, Islamic terrorism; heralded as the harbinger of reason, equality, and the end of arbitrary rule, the Enlightenment has been nothing if not divisive. To this day historians disagree over when, where, and what it was (and sometimes, still is). Kieron O?Hara brings to life the history,... more...
- Andrews UK 2015; US$ 9.49
This book argues that the novelist Joseph Conrads work speaks directly to us in a way that none of his contemporaries can. Conrads scepticism, pessimism, emphasis on the importance and fragility of community, and the difficulties of escaping our history are important tools for understanding the political world in which we live. He is prepared... more...
- Andrews UK 2015; US$ 10.49
A lively and sharp critique of the role of the referendum in modern British politics. The 1975 vote on Europe is the lens to focus the subject, and the controversy over the referendum on the European constitution is also clearly in the authors sights. more...
- Reaktion Books 2011; US$ 29.95
The term "conservative," when employed today in reference to politicians and beliefs, can denote groups as diverse and incompatible as the religious right, libertarians, and opponents of large, centralized government. Yet the original conservative philosophy, first developed in the eighteenth century by Edmund Burke, was most concerned with... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 16.99
What do you know about the new surveillance state that has been created in the wake of pervasive computing that is, the increasing use of very small and simple computers in all sorts of host from your computer to your coat? Well, these little computers can communicate via the web and form powerful networks whose emergent behaviour can be very... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
An original book that reviews the problems of political rapprochement in terms of foreign policy decision-making between Japan and Russia since 1945, including the infamous 'Northern Territories' dispute. Uses four bilateral summits as case studies to explore patterns, changes and tendencies in the decision-making process. Concludes that much of the... more...
- CRC Press 2001; US$ 220.00
A comprehensive overview of the inherent properties, chemical and biochemical functions, actions for lowering the risks of cardiovascular and infectious diseases and cancers, and underlying mechanisms of tea polyphenols. It reveals the bioantimutagenic potency of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCg) found in green tea. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
After World War II, many regional conflicts emerged in the Asia-Pacific, such as the divided Korean peninsula, the Cross-Taiwan Strait, the ?Northern Territories?, (Southern Kuriles) Takeshima (Dokdo), Senkaku (Diaoyu) and the Spratly (Nansha) islands problems. These and other disputes, such as the Okinawa problem in relation to the US military presence... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 105.00
Quantitative Tourism Industry Analysis is the first book to deal with the input-output, social accounting matrix in a way which readers from a non-economics or non-mathematical background can follow, in order to understand how useful their application would be for tourism industry analysis. It acquaints readers with useful applications of economic... more...