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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95
Covering the work of non-governmental organizations in trying to change the environmental policies of governments and business organizations, this study looks at field research in Asia and Africa, and relates it to theoretical issues in the academic field. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 39.95
Literary Texts and the Roman Historian looks at literary texts from the Roman Empire which depict actual events. It examines the ways in which these texts were created, disseminated and read. Beside covering the major Roman historical authors such as Livy and Tacitus, he also considers the contributions of authors in other genres like: * Cicero *... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 18.99
The Victor's Crown brings to vivid life the signal role of sport in the classical world. Ranging over a dozen centuries--from Archaic Greece through to the late Roman and early Byzantine empires--David Potter's lively narrative shows how sport, to the ancients, was not just a dim reflection of religion and politics but a potent social force... more...
- Quercus Publishing 2012; US$ 21.99
Incorporating the latest research, The Victor's Crown offers an analysis of how competitive sport emerged in Greece during the eighth century BC, and then how the great festival cycle of Classical Greece came into being during the sixth century BC. Special attention is paid to violent sports of boxing, wrestling and pancration. We meet the great... more...
- Quercus 2011; US$ 18.03
What is sport and why do we love it? These two questions drive David Potter's analysis of the western tradition of competitive athletics from eighth century BC to the sixth century AD. The story of ancient sport offers a paradigm for the tale of sport in our own time. Incorporating the latest research, 'The Victor's Crown' opens with an analysis of... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 14.57
Celtic is an unusual football club, inspiring strong feelings in almost everyone. It is of course virtually impossible to chronicle all that has happened in the history of club, but this little gem draws together some of the most interesting, quirky and downright odd events that have taken place over their long and auspicious existence. Packed with... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 24.99
This year Christians worldwide will celebrate the 1700th anniversary of Constantine's conversion and victory at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge. No Roman emperor had a greater impact on the modern world than did Constantine. The reason is not simply that he converted to Christianity but that he did so in a way that brought his subjects along after... more...
- Black & White Publishing 2009; US$ 7.28
Celtic legend Tommy McInally was a loveable rogue, a firm favourite with fans and an acknowledged football genius. Brilliant with the ball at his feet and with a natural flair few could match, it was his flaws off the pitch that would cut short one of football?s most dazzling careers. When Tommy McInally joined Celtic as a 19-year-old, he was immediately... more...