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- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83
In the two centuries from the ratification of the First Amendment in 1791 through the Gulf War in 1991, the American press lacked an adequate right to analyze and report on the nation's armed conflicts. When restrictions were challenged as violations of the Constitution, military regulations and federal laws were justified as necessary under the "higher... more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 129.99 US$ 111.79
Regarded by Thomas Jeffferson as "the greatest man" of the age, Benjamin Franklin was a principal force in developing the egalitarian philosophy that Jefferson came to represent. Franklin impressed his ideals on his grandson, Benjamin Franklin Bache, who became Jefferson's most militant journalistic ally in the fierce ideological confrontations of... more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29
In this study of the origins of the press clause of the First Amendment, Jeffery A. Smith traces the development of a widespread conception of the press as necessarily exempt from all government restrictions, but still liable for the defamation of individuals. Drawing on sources ranging from political philosophers to court records and newspaper essayists,... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
For more than sixty years, Huston Smith has not only written and taught about the world?s religions, he has lived them. This Reader presents a rich selection of Smith?s writings, covering six decades of inquiry and exploration, and ranging from scholarship to memoir. Over his long academic career, Smith?s tireless enthusiasm for religious ideas has... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 34.99
This volume provides an updated examination of the role that moral and political philosophy can play in addressing problems in business ethics. The essays contained within its pages represent the work of new scholars and address a wide array of foundational issues such as distributive justice within firms, human rights, ethical challenges of international... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 40.00
From early zeppelins, to the Luftwaffe and the Enola Gay, to the unmanned aerial vehicles of today, air power has long been regarded as an invaluable instrument of war. However, nations have employed aircraft for many other purposes as well; they provide security and surveillance, and they are vital to myriad diplomatic and humanitarian efforts. Air... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 24.95
In this book, thirty carers from different backgrounds and circumstances share their experiences of caring for a parent, partner or friend with dementia. This unique collection of personal accounts will be an engaging read for anyone affected by dementia in a personal or professional context, including social workers, practitioners and care staff. more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2011; US$ 80.00
Who were the first people who came to the land bridge joining northeastern Asia to Alaska and the northwest of North America? Where did they come from? How did they organize technology, especially in the context of settlement behavior? During the Pleistocene era, the people now known as Beringians dispersed across the varied landscapes of late-glacial... more...