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- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 205.00
The Writing of Rural England 1500-1800 documents and contextualizes the conflicting representations of rural life during a crucial period of social, economic and cultural change. It highlights the dialogues and tensions between agriculture and aesthetics, economics and morality, men and women, leisure and labour. By drawing on both canonical and... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00
Governing Medicine discusses the theory and the practice of clinical governance, and considers the theoretical, social and historical background to explore assumptions behind it. It contains sections on medical autonomy and governance, evidence, science and medicine, and realizing clinical governance. Written by a team of experienced academics, this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
Much of the world will be living in broadly "liberal" societies for the foreseeable future. Sustainability and security, however defined, must therefore be considered in the context of such societies, yet there is very little significant literature that does so. Indeed, much ecologically-oriented literature is overtly anti-liberal, as have been some... more...
- OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 249.99 US$ 214.99
Marius Victorinus, a professor of rhetoric in mid-fourth-century Rome, wrote the first Latin commentaries on the apostle Paul, whose letters have played a vital role in Western Christian thought. This is the first English translation of Victorinus' commentary on Galatians, which is a relevant and lively presentation of the apostle's passion for the... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99
Published to coincide with the UK release of the film The Iron Lady, starring Meryl Streep as Margaret Thatcher. Reveals the private woman behind the leader once dubbed the 'Iron Lady', and offers a valuable insight into the mind of one of the most successful and influential politicians of all time. more...
- NYU Press 2006; US$ 35.00
Ripped straight from the headlines of the Jazz Age, The Bobbed Haired Bandit is a tale of flappers and fast cars, of sex and morality. In the spring of 1924, a poor, 19-year-old laundress from Brooklyn robbed a string of New York grocery stores with a ?baby automatic,? a fur coat, and a fashionable bobbed hairdo. Celia Cooney?s crimes made national... more...
- NYU Press 1998; US$ 40.00
Rarely in American history has a political figure been so pilloried and despised as Thomas Hutchinson, Governor of Massachusetts and an ardent loyalist of the Crown in the days leading up to the American revolution. In this narrative and analytic life of Hutchinson, the first since Bernard Bailyn's Pulitzer-Prize-winning biography a quarter century... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 39.95 US$ 31.96
While the need for a history of liberalism that goes beyond its conventional European limits is well recognized, the agrarian backwaters of the British Empire might seem an unlikely place to start. Yet specifically liberal preoccupations with property and freedom evolved as central to agrarian policy and politics in colonial Bengal. Liberalism in... more...