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- Profile Books 2015; US$ 4.67
In 1974, the homeless Miss Shepherd moved her broken down van into Alan Bennett's garden. Deeply eccentric and stubborn to her bones, Miss Shepherd was not an easy tenant. And Bennett, despite inviting her in the first place, was a reluctant landlord. And yet she lived there for fifteen years. This account of those years was first published in... more...
- Hodder Education 2013; US$ 23.98
Get the most up-to-date commentary on US politics post the 2012 election, with this completely revised 4th edition of our best selling textbook. The textbook covers the key topics for all exam boards, combining informed discussion with the latest facts and figures to provide comprehensive and accessible coverage of core topics in US Government and... more...
- IAD Press 1995; US$ 5.25
Voices From The Heart is the first volume of poetry published by IAD Press, the publishing arm of the Institute For Aboriginal Development in Alice Springs. Better known for its offerings in more academic areas of Aboriginal studies this volume gives a direct and emotional voice to the Aboriginal people of Central Australia. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 16.95
The Catastrophist is a brilliant, highly acclaimed novel of love, passion, violence, and desire, set in the Belgian Congo in 1959. While expatriates loll about their pools in a colonial paradise soon to erupt into chaos, huge crowds are drawn to the charismatic Congolese independence leader Patrice Lumumba -- and his even more dangerous rivals. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
The idea of the nation is globally in crisis, but multiculturalism has often seemed to name a specifically national debate. Multicultural States challenges the national focus of these debates by investigating theories, policies and practices of cultural pluralism across eight countries with historical links in British colonialism: the USA, Canada,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
Privatization has been one of the most important elements of public policy in the last decade and there have been massive transfers of ownership from the public to the private sector on a national and international level. This book combines thematic papers with country case studies to discuss the mechanisms which have enabled this to occur, and to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 62.95
Treating Drug Abusers provides a clear, practical guide to current approaches in the treatment of drug-taking. Written by practitioners for practitioners, it takes a psychological perspective to the problem. The authors include detailed case studies of particular treatments, focusing on, among other things, relapse and its prevention, family therapy,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95
Did Trajan really deserve his reputation as the embodiment of all imperial virtues? Why did Dante, writing in the Middle Ages, place him in the sixth sphere of Heaven among the Just and Temperate rulers? In this, the only biography of Trajan available in English, Julian Bennett rigorously tests the substance of this glorious reputation. Surprisingly,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 14.95
The Ransomes had been burgled. "Robbed," Mrs. Ransome said. "Burgled," Mr. Ransome corrected. Premises were burgled; persons were robbed. Mr. Ransome was a solicitor by profession and thought words mattered. Though "burgled" was the wrong word too. Burglars select; they pick; they remove one item and ignore others. There is a limit to what burglars... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 31.95
Russian Formalism and Marxist criticism had a seismic impact on twentieth-cetury literary theory and the shockwaves are still felt today. First published in 1979, Tony Bennett's Formalism and Marxism created its own reverberations by offering a ground-breaking new interpretation of the Formalists' achievements and demanding a new way forward in... more...