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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2005; US$ 11.95
A PEN CENTER USA 2006 Literary Award Finalist. Long a master of the crafts of Homeric translation and of rhapsodic performance, Stanley Lombardo now turns to the quintessential epic of Roman antiquity, a work with deep roots in the Homeric tradition. With characteristic virtuosity, he delivers a rendering of the Aeneid as compelling as his groundbreaking... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 7.50
Stanley Lombardo's deft abridgment of his 2005 translation of the Aeneid preserves the arc and weight of Virgil's epic by presenting major books in their entirety and abridged books in extended passages seamlessly fitted together with narrative bridges. W. R. Johnson's Introduction, a shortened version of his masterly Introduction to that translation,... more...
- Pocket Books/Star Trek 2000; US$ 7.99
When a Vulcan space probe reports that the Ferengi are advancing the people of the planet Megara from a primitive agricultural state to a sophisticated technological society, Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the Starship Enterprise ™ are ordered to transport an unlikely passenger to the system, a ruthless twentieth-century businessman who is now a Federation... more...
- Pocket Books/Star Trek 2000; US$ 6.99
Centuries ago, followers of the tyrant Khan Noonien Singh left Earth for the planet Hera to continue his experiment in selective breeding. Now, they are finally ready to launch their plan of universal domination -- with the U.S.S. Enterprise TM as their weapon. Captain Picard must enlist the help of Heran expatriate Astrid Kemal to defeat her fellow... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 108.00
This work is about nothing less than Genesis 1, or human creation. Humanity, the author argues, is created within the Priestly tradition as a replacement of God's divine community; human creation marks the decisive moment that God separates himself from other gods and institutes monotheism. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 130.00
Innovatively linking actual implementation to ratification of International Labour Office (ILO) Core Conventions, the author develops a new method and uses unexploited data from the ILO's supervisory system to rate the achievement of basic human rights in the world of work - freedom of association and freedom from forced labour, child labour and discrimination... more...
- Insomniac Press 2002; US$ 15.95
Many people in the West have difficulty gaining a deeper understanding of what is going in the Middle East. The conflicts in Israel and the West Bank, for example, appear to be random when viewed solely through the lens of current media reports. Offshoots of Middle East conflicts, like the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York, can appear to have... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 35.00
This is a portrait of the way in which individuals who are not officially part of any government work to alleviate human suffering and physical destruction around the world. It is also a call to arms at a time when humanitarian efforts are frequently missing or simply misguided. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1994; US$ 47.00
Explains ageism, how it affects us, and how it relates to services for older people. This book builds bridges between the wider age-conscious culture within which people live their lives and the world of caring professions. It reviews the literature on age prejudice and ageism. It identifies a series of issues that determine a theory of ageism. more...