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- Verso Books 2014; US$ 16.95
Shlomo Sand was born in 1946, in a displaced person?s camp in Austria, to Jewish parents; the family later migrated to Palestine. As a young man, Sand came to question his Jewish identity, even that of a ?secular Jew.? With this meditative and thoughtful mixture of essay and personal recollection, he articulates the problems at the center of modern... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Don't let the name fool you -- French author George Sand was not only a woman, she was a woman who was decades ahead of her time when it came to her disregard of social mores and standards of behavior. Her trailblazing take on life is on full display in The Devil's Pool, an unconventional romance of sorts in which Sand explores the stifling... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 220.00
George Sand recounts the story of her 1838 winter in Majorca, a winter she passed in the company of Frederick Chopin. She describes the natural beauties of Majorca as well as the rumblings of approaching war. more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
Ravenous for love and company, the protagonist Indiana is transformed into a woman whose tender emotions harden into hatred. Amalgamating the private life of her characters to the attitudes of society, Sand has created a powerful and influencing work. The work advocates that the individuals should abide by the laws of the society, but should have scruples... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2000; US$ 9.99
This novel reverses the Abbe Prevost's Manon Lescaut and gives Manon's helplessly amoral character to a man, Leoni. Juliette, the girl he seduces, becomes the exponent of undying, endless, forgiving love. The setting is the demimonde of Venice, and the is thick with sinister figures whose influence drags the miserable lovers down. more...
- Chicago Review Press 2000; US$ 13.99
This is George Sand's second novel. Like Indiana , her first, it explores the relationship between men and women. Valentine, an aristocratic girl, falls despearately in love with Benedict, the son of a poor farmer. Again, like Indiana , this novel challenges preconceived masculine assumptions about woman's role in society. In loving Benedict, Valentine... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 34.95
Preserved buildings and historic districts, museums and reconstructions have become an important part of the landscape of cities around the world. Beginning in the 1970s, Tokyo participated in this trend. However, repeated destruction and rapid redevelopment left the city with little building stock of recognized historical value. Late twentieth-century... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00
Focuses on one of the most attractive features of late medieval manuscript illumination: the portrait of the book owner at prayer within the pages of her prayer-book. more...