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- Marion Boyars 1978; US$ 17.49
Judith Williamson does not simply criticize advertisements on the grounds of dishonesty and exploitation, but examines in detail, through over a hundred illustrations, their undoubted attractiveness and appeal. The overt economic function of this appeal is to make us buy things. Its ideological function is to involve us as 'individuals' in perpetuating... more...
- Marion Boyars 1988; US$ 17.49
Judith Williamson explores how our cultural tastes, in films, food, television, advertising, music poetry, song lyrics,photography,political movements and even the BritishRoyal Family influence our thinking and how we govern our own lives, and shape those of our children more...
- Marion Boyars 2009; US$ 13.99
When Tamsin Omond left university, she had no idea that within a year she would be up on the roofs of Parliament, breaking the law for her beliefs about climate change. The book is a candid account of her journey from student to rebel with a cause. She takes her first steps in eco-utopia, joins Climate Camp and forms the activist group Climate Rush. more...
- Marion Boyars 2007; US$ 13.99
With reference to drug-induced visions and the perceptual capacities of bees, Carnie deconstructs the work of Descartes, Newton and Berkeley to produce a new persepective on the way our senses operate.'All credit to him for building the case for an unfashionable theory, and making the reader think - which is what philosophy is supposed to do' Independent... more...
- Marion Boyars 2003; US$ 17.49
An analysis of the work of William Golding by acclaimed literary critic Virginia Tiger, who argues that Golding used the imaginative impact of words to convey experiences that conventional language fails to get across. This is the only book to offer a complete commentary on all his literary work and the critical responses to it. Distinguished critic,... more...
- Marion Boyars 1976; US$ 17.49
Edna the Inebriate Woman was written when Jeremy Sandford, whose documentary Cathy Come Home had focused public attention on the plight of homeless families, decided to study the equally grave problems faced by Britain's thousands of single homeless people. The author follows Edna on her continuous journey through town and country and shows us at... more...
- Marion Boyars 2006; US$ 17.49
Edwin Page takes us on a journey through the films of Tim Burton, through which we gain insights into the mysterious, and somewhat reclusive film director responsible for them. A book ideally suited to film studies and media studies, at school and undergraduate level, this book has analysis of the filming methods devised by Tim Burton, and descriptions... more...
- Marion Boyars 1991; US$ 17.49
During the 1980s Ivan Illich added another dimension to his thought through the study of Medieval history. In the current volume he aims to demonstrate the extent to which the groundwork for the institutions that characterize our world today was laid in the twelfth century. The topics with which Illich engages center on health, housing, schooling,... more...
- Marion Boyars 1973; US$ 17.49
A work of seminal importance, this book presents Ivan Illich's penetrating analysis of the industrial mode of production which characterises our contemporary world. The conviviality for which noted social philosopher Ivan Illich is arguing is one in which the individual's personal energies are under direct personal control and in which the use of... more...
- Marion Boyars 1988; US$ 17.49
In ABC... philosopher and cultural analyst Ivan Illich and medieval scholar and literary critic Barry Sanders have produced an original, meticulous and provocative study of the advent, spread and present decline of literacy. They explore he impact of the alphabet on fundamental thought processes and attitudes, on memory, on political groupings and... more...