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- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 38.00
Presents an account of the emergence of modern western society. This book looks at how successive generations have understood and explained the world in which they lived, and examines significant events since the Enlightenment that have led to the development of society. It discusses the social world in terms of both its politics and its culture. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 59.95
Auto/biography is currently one of the most popular literary genres, widely supposed to illuminate the study of the individual and his or her personal circumstances. Missing Persons suggests that auto/biography is, in fact, based on fictions, both about the person and about what it is possible to know about any one individual. Organised into chapters... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 90.00
Jane Austen is often associated with conservatism and her novels are often seen as light entertainment depicting a vanished world and its manners. Mary Evan's study, first published in 1987, seeks to contradict the conventional wisdom regarding Austen's social and political leanings and argues that far from endorsing established and conservative... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95
This introductory textbook offers a concise and lucid account of the main developments in contemporary feminist thinking, and demonstrates the centrality of feminist thought to all areas of intellectual enquiry. In a wide-ranging discussion, Evans argues that most accounts of the world since the Enlightenment have been constructed in terms of a distinction... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 61.60
Some eighteen film directors from France to the United States, Germany to India, have applied themselves to the task of adapting Madame Bovary to the screen. Why has Flauberts 1857 classic novel been so popular with filmmakers? What challenges have they had to meet? What ideologies do their adaptations serve? Madame Bovary at the Movies seeks... more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.99
These accessible volumes break down the barriers between the ancient and modern worlds so that the power and meaning of the biblical texts become transparent to contemporary readers. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 210.00
It is generally accepted that Britain was held together during the second world war by a spirit of national democratic `consensus'. But whose interests did the consensus serve? And how did it unravel in the years immediately after victory? This well observed and powerfully argued book overturns many of our assumptions about the national spirit of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2002; US$ 75.00
This introductory text sets out to make the links between sociological theories of the body and actual human behaviour and experience. It also debates how the body is regulated, both through the life course and in reproduction. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 32.95
This invaluable volume provides an overview of 37 terms, theories and concepts frequently used in gender studies which those studying the subject can find difficult to grasp. Each entry provides a critical definition of the concept, examining the background to the idea, its usage and the major figures associated with the term. Taking a truly interdisciplinary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
This reissued work, first published in 1987, examines the problematic and divisive attitudes which bourgeois and socialist feminists take to the question of the links between patriarchy and capitalism and the importance of class conflict as a major cause of women's subordination. Engels still occcupies a central role in this debate and feminists writing... more...