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- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 14.50
In this wide-ranging and thoughtful study, Michael Allen Gillespie explores the philosophical foundation, or ground, of the concept of history. Analyzing the historical conflict between human nature and freedom, he centers his discussion on Hegel and Heidegger but also draws on the pertinent thought of other philosophers whose contributions to the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95
Contemporary U.S. Cinema is a forceful exploration of the tumultuous changes that have dominated the shifting landscape of American film-making over the past three decades. From the explosive release of Easy Rider to the excesses of Heaven's Gate and the comic book figures of Spider-Man , its aim is to examine the economic, social and cultural... more...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 89.99
"Allen's book will, no doubt, earn the praises of statistics instructors and students alike...Provides the reader a thorough, yet lucid, journey through a variety of statistical concepts...This gem should be made a part of every prospective statistician's collection. Undergraduates through professional." (Choice, March 1998) more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00
The book explains the social forces, forms of consciousness and structural constraints that undermined Apartheid, preserved national unity and yet, later constrained democratic sovereignty, as the imperatives of global markets clashed with the prior aspirations of the democratic revolution. more...
- American Psychiatric Publishing 2008; US$ 64.00
Readers of this volume will find a survey of the major service models used in emergency psychiatry; principles for assessment of psychosocial and cognitive functioning; standards for behavioral management of agitation and aggression; and guidance on the application of psychotherapeutic techniques to interviewing patients in crises. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 22.50
Exposing the religious roots of our ostensibly godless age, Michael Allen Gillespie reveals in this landmark study that modernity is much less secular than conventional wisdom suggests. Taking as his starting point the collapse of the medieval world, Gillespie argues that from the very beginning moderns sought not to eliminate religion but to... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 30.00
During World War II, hundreds of thousands of prisoners were worked to death by the Nazis under a brutal system of slave labor in the concentration camps. By 1942, this vast network of slavery extended across all of German-occupied Europe, but the whole operation was run by a surprisingly small staff of bureaucrats--no more than 200 engineers and... more...
- Princeton University Press 1999; US$ 46.95
Most anyone interested in such topics as creation mythology, Jungian theory, or the idea of "secret teachings" in ancient Judaism and Christianity has found "gnosticism" compelling. Yet the term "gnosticism," which often connotes a single rebellious movement against the prevailing religions of late antiquity, gives the false impression of a monolithic... more...