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- Taylor Trade Publishing 2000; US$ 17.99
Author Gary Brown brings to life a thorough and insightful analysis of this controversial and sometimes misunderstood historical figure, whom most remember as the commander who lost twice as many men as were killed at the Alamo and San Jacinto combined. Now the story can be completely examined with the help of all Fannin's known correspondence during... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2001; US$ 17.99
Gary Brown's book of prison tales is an extremely well written, captivating (no pun intended) collection of stories about the various inhabitants who have made up the history of the Texas prison system. The material is rich, varied and well researched....is an engaging collection that is unlikely to dissappoint any of its readers. more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2002; US$ 17.99
For fifty years prison inmates in Texas were leased out to railroads, coal mines, farm plantations, and sawmill crews with terrible incidences of brutality, cruelty, injury, and death to the prisoners. It was a period in which the state prison system was shrouded in secrecy. Former prisoners had only one option available to try to inform the public... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2004; US$ 17.99
The New Orleans Greys were a group of young men, out for the adventure and money to be gained from war. This book details the importance of their participation in the Battle of the Alamo, as well as several other battles in the rebellion of 1835. Historian Brown has taken some little known history and created a fascinating and well-crafted story for... more...
- Wiley 2002; US$ 75.00
GARY DeWARD BROWN is a computer consultant and author of nine Wiley books. He was a cofounder and principal software author of Crwth Computer Courseware. Brown began his programming career with Douglas Aircraft, and then worked for the Rand Corporation. He has also been an instructor in comparative programming languages for UCLA's Engineering College. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 175.00
This book relates Hegel to preceding and succeeding political philosophers. The Hegelian notion of the interdependence of political philosophy and its history is demonstrated by the links established between Hegel and his predecessors and successors. Hegel's political theory is illuminated by essays showing its critical assimilation of Plato and Hobbes,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 120.00
Rethinking R.G. Collingwood reviews Collingwood's thought via his own rethinking of Hegel. It establishes the revisionary character of Collingwood's defence of liberal civilization in theory and practice. Collingwood is seen as avoiding the pitfalls of Hegel's teleological historicism by developing an open and contestable reading of the rationality... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
In the 21st Century, global theory provides an influential and popular way of understanding contemporary social and political phenomena. This book observes the links between contemporary global ideas and preceding modern theories. Contemporary perspectives are shown to reflect distinctive and shared aspects of the ideas of Kant, Hegel and Marx. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Hegel and Plato are united as political theorists by the convergence of their philosophical aspirations. But their political writings manifest the general disparities involved in their particular ways of seeking to fulfil these aspirations. Professor Browning compares the political thought of Plato and Hegel by locating their political theorizing... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 29.95
Now in its second edition, this expanded work catalogs every person, animal, ship and cannon mentioned by name in the 21 books of Patrick O'Brian's series on the maritime adventures of Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin. The novels, renowned for their "far-ranging web of wit and allusion," teem with thousands of characters and ships,... more...