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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95
Athens and Sparta is an essential handbook to the study of fifth century Greek history and society. It encourages the reader to engage critically with the evidence, presenting a wide selection of ancient source material along with clear analysis and narrative. This fully revised and updated second edition contains a new appendix on the controversy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 98.95
Studying from the Mycenean to the late Hellenistic period, this work includes new articles by twenty-seven specialists of ancient Greece, and presents an examination of the Greek cultures of mainland Greece, Asia Minor, Egypt and Italy. With the chapters sharing the theme of social history, this fascinating book focuses on women, the poor, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Euripides' interest in the psychology and social position of women is well known. Of the great Greek playwrights, he most directly reflects contemporary philosophical and social debates, and his work is of great value as a source for social history. The important new studies in this volume explore Euripides' treatment of sexuality and Greek ideals... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
Political Elite and the New Russia convincingly argues that although reforms in Russia have been initiated by those close to the President, in fact local and national elites have been the crucial strategic actors in reshaping Russia's economy, democratising its political system and decentralising its administration. This book analyses the role of... more...
- Springer New York 2006; US$ 46.91
The second part of the book concludes with Plancherel?s theorem in Chapter 8. This theorem is a generalization of the completeness of the Fourier series, as well as of Plancherel?s theorem for the real line. The third part of the book is intended to provide the reader with a ?rst impression of the world of non-commutative harmonic analysis. Chapter... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99
They were our husbands, our fathers, our lovers, our sons. They were Americans and Marines. And this is their story: The Big War , Anton Myrer's panoramic novel of Marines in the Pacific in World War II. This is the story of Alan Newcombe, the Boston society Harvard man; Danny Kantaylis, the natural-born leader; Jay O'Neill, the barroom scrapper.... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.74
Two brothers, as different as night and day: one, charming and ruthless, buys his way into Harvard, Wall Street, and high society; the other brother remains by his mother's side and makes his way to the top without the influence of money or prestige. Raised in separate worlds, these brothers are bound by a bitter rivalry for riches and power, but... more...
- De Gruyter 2003; US$ 106.51
The authors of this volume discuss the merits and problems underlying moral contract theory. Key topics are the concept of morality, the problem of moral normativity, the connection between morality and interest and between morality and rationality, and the question of the specific moral norms for which contractualist theory can provide... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 122.00
Internationally operating nongovernmental organisations, NGOs, are increasingly involved in international politics and policy making. In many respects their involvement resembles activities and policies that, until recently, were typical of traditional national authorities. This book is about the reasons for which NGOs can and the reasons for which... more...