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- Random House Group Ltd 2013; US$ 9.33
Love. Romance. Sex. There's a first time for everything... As far as Bliss Edwards can tell, she's the last virgin standing, certainly amongst her friends. And she's determined to deal with the 'problem' as quickly and simply as possible. But her plan for a no-strings one night stand turns out to be anything but simple.... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 11.99
The Runaway New York Times and USA Today Bestseller! Virginity. Bliss Edwards is about to graduate from college and still has hers. Sick of being the only virgin among her friends, she decides the best way to deal with the problem is to lose it as quickly and simply as possible?a one-night stand. But her plan turns out to be anything but simple... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
How much can a single individual do to change the essential nature of a town? The young heroine of Cora Marsland's The Angel of the Gila does everything she can to bring health, happiness, and strong values to a recently settled community in rural Arizona. She spends her days tirelessly engaged in service, teaching children and adults, nursing... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.00
ghet-to n. (Merriam-Webster dictionary) Italian, from Venetian dialect ghèto island where Jews were forced to live; literally, foundry (located on the island), from ghetàr , to cast; from Latin jactare to throw 1: a quarter of a city in which Jews were formerly required to live 2: a quarter of a city in which members of a minority... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 119.40
A series of astute critical reflections on our enduring fascination with all things Victorian. In this book Cora Kaplan looks at the politics of ?Victoriana? from the 1970s to the present, a politics that emerges from the alternation between nostalgia and critique in fiction, film, biography and literary studies. She asks how Jane Eyre can still evoke... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 224.00
The dramatic works of Jacob Locher (1471-1528) have largely fallen into oblivion. Introduced here in chronological order, they are set within their cultural contexts. In 1495, Jacob Locher was the first German author to stage a tragedy on the classical model. His stage presentations of contemporary events placed the theatre as a means of influencing... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 24.95
Black Power Inc. explores the emergence of a new black elite that sees business and economics as the true base of American power, rather than politics. Instead of mobilizing voters, they are storming boardrooms across the country and establishing themselves in positions of real influence. Now, Fortune magazine writer Cora Daniels, one of the primary... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2010; US$ 9.99
When shy Jenny Cooper goes to stay with her cousin Jane Austen, she knows nothing of the world of beautiful dresses, dances, secrets, gossip, and romance that Jane inhabits. At fifteen, Jane is already a sharp observer of the customs of courtship. So when Jenny falls utterly in love with Captain Thomas Williams, who better than Jane to help her win... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 80.00
This book reveals how imitations of Ovid's works helped to redefine emotional experience and the political efficacy of emotional expression in late sixteenth-century England. more...
Du bist, was du isst. Wissen wir noch, wer wir sind? Lebensmittelskandale in der modernen NahrungskulturDiplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 35.59
Eines der prägenden Kennzeichen unserer gegenwärtigen Nahrungskultur - sofern dabei überhaupt noch von Kultur gesprochen werden darf - sind die alljährlich neuen Lebensmittelskandale. Die Häufung solcher Zwischenfälle gibt Anlass zu einer diffizilen Auseinandersetzung mit diesem Phänomen. In der vorliegenden Untersuchung wird der Frage nachgegangen,... more...