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  • Wealth of Nationsby Adam Smith; Laurence Dickey

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 7.75

    This thoughtful new abridgment is enriched by the brilliant commentary which accompanies it. In it, Laurence Dickey argues that the Wealth of Nations contains—and conceals--a great deal of how Smith actually thought a commercial society works. Guided by his conviction that the so-called "Adam Smith Problem"--the relationship between... more...

  • Shadow Lordby Laurence Yep

    Pocket Books/Star Trek 2000; US$ 7.99

    Angira is a primitive, violent planet -- and young Prince Vikram returns from Earth filled with new ideas. When Sulu and Spock accompany Vikram home, they walk into a bloodbath: reactionary forces, afraid of any modernization, have seized Vikram's rightful throne. Suddenly the men from the Enterprise are on an underground journey with a Prince who... more...

  • Transport Phenomena for Chemical Reactor Designby Laurence A. Belfiore

    Wiley 2003; US$ 213.95 US$ 185.42

    Laurence Belfiore’s unique treatment meshes two mainstream subject areas in chemical engineering: transport phenomena and chemical reactor design. Expressly intended as an extension of Bird, Stewart, and Lightfoot’s classic Transport Phenomena, and Froment and Bischoff’s Chemical Reactor Analysis and Design, Second Edition, Belfiore’s... more...

  • The Roads of Roman Italyby Ray Laurence

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    The Roads of Roman Italy offers a complete re-evaluation of both the evidence and the interpretation of Roman land transport. The book utilises archaeological, epigraphic and literary evidence for Roman communications, drawing on recent approaches to the human landscape developed by geographers. Among the topics considered are: * the relationship... more...

  • The Changing Roomby Laurence Senelick

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.95

    The answers to these questions - and much, much more - are to be found in The Changing Room , which traces the origins and variations of theatrical cross-dressing through the ages and across cultures. It examines: * tribal rituals and shamanic practices in the Balkans and Chinese-Tibet * the gender-bending elements of Greek and early Christian... more...

  • Lovesickby Laurence Senelick

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 120.00

    This volume makes available an international collection of plays, from Britain, the US, Germany, France and Russia, providing an essential and fascinating resource for anyone interested in the theatre culture of this period. Lovesick brings together six plays, each with individual introductions, including an author biography and a production history.... more...

  • Roman Pompeiiby Ray Laurence

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95

    In this fully revised and updated edition of Roman Pompeii , Dr. Laurence looks at the latest archaeological and literary evidence relating to the city of Pompeii from the viewpoint of architect, geographer and social scientist. Enhancing our general understanding of the Roman world, this new edition includes new chapters that reveal how the young... more...

  • The Cutting Roomby Laurence Klavan

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 6.99

    Like the hero in a classic Hitchcock thriller, the innocent movie buff at the center of this witty and suspenseful novel finds his ordinary life suddenly transformed when he?s plunged into a harrowing game of intrigue, duplicity, and danger. Spurred into a frantic race from New York to Hollywood to Barcelona and back, he?ll encounter enough hairpin... more...

  • Reasoning in Physicsby Laurence Viennot

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 69.99

    For a meaningful understanding of physics, it is necessary to realise that this corpus of knowledge operates in a register different from natural thought. This book aims at situating the main trends of common reasoning in physics with respect to some essential aspects of accepted theory. It analyses a great many research results based on studies... more...

  • Tristram Shandy and A Sentimental Journeyby Laurence Sterne

    Random House Publishing Group 1999; US$ 19.50

    Tristram Shandy provoked a literary sensation when it first appeared in a series of installments between 1759 and 1767. The ribald, high-spirited book prompted Diderot to hail Sterne as 'the English Rabelais.' An ingeniously structured novel (about writing a novel) that fascinates like a verbal game of chess, Tristram Shandy is both a joyful celebration... more...