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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Every year around three-quarters of a million people die (directly or indirectly) as a result of gun violence, with most deaths occurring in the poorest, yet also most highly weaponized parts of the world. Firearm proliferation -- 875 million global firearms -- is a direct contributor to both regional conflicts and to crime. This book attempts to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95
Some mild stresses have positive effects on survival and aging as shown in animal models. There is also a large body of research that demonstrates these hormetic effects on aging, health, and resistance to severe stresses and diseases in human beings. However, the data are dispersed in the literature and are not always interpreted as hormetic effects.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 74.95
Authors Terry E. Miller and Andrew Shahriari take students around the world to experience the diversity of musical expression. World Music: A Global Journey , now in its third edition, is known for its breadth in surveying the world?s major cultures in a systematic study of world music within a strong pedagogical framework. As one prepares for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95
This comparative analysis considers the differing approaches to important areas of law in England, France and Germany. In particular, constitutions, sources of law, rights against the state to prevent abuse of power, and rights of private individuals and organisations against each other in tort and contract are examined and compared, and the system... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
This second volume of John Rule's major two-volume portrait of Georgian England is a comprehensive and authoritative survey of eighteenth-century society, incorporating the exciting new research findings of recent years. It deals in turn with the upper class, `middling sort' and lower orders; with popular education, religion and culture; with standards... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
This new history examines the development of the professions in England, centering on churchmen, lawyers, physicians, and teachers. Rosemary O'Day also offers a comparative perspective looking at the experience of Scotland and Ireland and Colonial Virginia. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95
The church of the eighteenth century was still reeling in the wake of the huge religious upheavals of the two previous centuries. Though this was a comparatively quiet period, this book shows that for the whole period, religion was a major factor in the lives of virtually everybody living in Britain and Ireland. Yates argues that the established churches,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.95
From two of the best-known archaeological writers in the trade, this outstanding resource provides a thorough and up-to-date survey of the key ideas in archaeology, and how they impact on archaeological thinking and method. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95
An innovative text which adopts the tools of cultural studies to provide a fresh approach to the study of Chinese language, culture and society. The book tackles areas such as popular culture, film and language. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 104.95
Quantitative methods have a particular knack for improving any field they touch. For biology, computational techniques have led to enormous strides in our understanding of biological systems, but there is still vast territory to cover. Statistical physics especially holds great potential for elucidating the structural-functional relationships in biomolecules,... more...