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- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.09
Dr Jacob Bronowksi's The Ascent of Man traces the development of human society through our understanding of science. First published in 1973 to accompany the groundbreaking BBC television series, it is considered one of the first works of 'popular science', illuminating the historical and social context of scientific development for a generation... more...
- Guilford Publications 2009; US$ 48.00
Meeting a crucial need for graduate students and newly minted researchers, this innovative text provides hands-on tools for generating ideas and translating them into formal theories. It is illustrated with numerous practical examples drawn from multiple social science disciplines and research settings. The authors offer clear guidance for defining... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99
Early in the nineteenth century, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm compiled a collection of stories to preserve the folklore of their native Germany. Forty-three of them?fairy tales, some deliciously dark, that have bewitched readers for generations?are gathered here. Translated into more than 150 languages, these well-loved narratives brim with fearless heroes,... more...
- Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95
Born into slavery in 1849, My Life in the South is Jacob Stroyer?s engrossing first hand look at his life as a slave. After the Civil War, Stroyer moved to Salem, Massachusetts and became a minister. A much sought-after speaker, he was urged by listeners to write down his memories. Originally published in 1879 when he was thirty, this is a fascinating... more...
- Touchstone 2001; US$ 9.99
Or did they? Judge for yourself. Here are over 100 memorable misstatements by our syntactically challenged president, collected, annotated, and introduced by Slate magazine's Jacob Weisberg. "I know the human being and fish can coexist peacefully." "Families is where our nation finds hope, where wings take dream." "We'll let our friends... more...
- Touchstone 2002; US$ 10.95
"Most of you probably didn't know that I have a new book out. Some guy put together a collection of my wit and wisdom -- or, as he calls it, my accidental wit and wisdom. [Laughter] But I'm kind of proud that my words are already in book form." -- President George W. Bush, discussing and reading from George W. Bushisms By now, most of you... more...
- Touchstone 2003; US$ 10.95
"There's an old saying in Tennessee -- I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee -- that says, fool me once, shame on -- shame on you. Fool me -- you can't get fooled again." With signature remarks like these, it's hardly surprising that George W. Bush's malapropisms have become renowned around the world. Editions of Bushisms have become bestsellers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 86.95
Friedrich Nietzsche occupies a contradictory position in the history of ideas: he came up with the concept of a master race, yet an eminent Jewish scholar like Martin Buber translated his Also sprach Zarathustra into Polish and remained in a lifelong intellectual dialogue with Nietzsche. Sigmund Freud admired his intellectual courage and was not... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95
This concise volume provides a lucid introduction to the genesis and development of Rabbinic Judaism. Jacob Neusner outlines and examines the four stages in which the initial period of the historical development of Rabbinic Judaism divides, beginning with the Pentateuch and ending with its definitive and normative statement in the Talmud of Babylonia.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Great philosophers such as Kierkegaard, Nietzsche and Sartre have clearly been preoccupied by the possibility of authenticity. In this study, Jacob Golomb looks closely at the literature and writings of these philosophers in his analysis of their ethics. Golomb's writings shows his passionate commitment to the quest for the authenticity - particularly... more...