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- BRILL 2007; US$ 196.00
Offers a fresh interpretation of Marx's great work. This book shows how the novelty and lasting interest of Marx's theory arises from the fact that, as against the project of a 'pure' economics, it is formulated in concepts that have simultaneously an economic and a political aspect, neither of these being separable from the other. more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 72.00
Economics has much to do with incentives--not least, incentives to work hard, to produce quality products, to study, to invest, and to save. Although Adam Smith amply confirmed this more than two hundred years ago in his analysis of sharecropping contracts, only in recent decades has a theory begun to emerge to place the topic at the heart of economic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95
Before the Second World War landscape architect Christopher Tunnard was the first author on Modernism in Landscape in the English language, but later became alarmed by the destructive forces of Post-war reconstruction. Between the 1950s and the 1970s he was in the forefront of the movement to save the city, becoming an acclaimed author sympathetic... more...
- Verso Books 2011; US$ 29.95
These essays from the 1970s mark the inception of the distinctive project that Jacques Rancière has pursued across forty years, with four interwoven themes: the study of working-class identity, of its philosophical interpretation, of ?heretical? knowledge and of the relationship between work and leisure. For the short-lived journal Les Révoltes Logiques... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2014; US$ 21.95
Thirty thousand years ago our prehistoric ancestors painted perfect images of animals on walls of tortuous caves, most often without any light. How was this possible? What meaning and messages did the cavemen want these paintings to convey? In addition, how did these perfect drawings come about at a time when man's sole purpose was surviving? And... more...
- Fayard 2013; Not Available
Un jour, un dessinateur et peintre, féru d?Histoire de la peinture, se pose la question que tous se posent devant les dessins retrouvés dans les grottes préhistoriques : comment les hommes de la Préhistoire ont-ils fait pour produire de telles ?uvres, au trait si précis, si assuré ? Pourquoi les ont-ils réalisés au fin fond de cavernes souvent difficilement... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95
Jews and French Quebecers recounts a saga of intense interest for the whole of Canada, let alone societies elsewhere. This work, now translated into English, represents the viewpoints of two friends from differing cultural and religious traditions. One is a French Quebecer and a Christian; the other is Jewish and also calls Quebec his home. Both... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 12.50
This substantially revised new edition of Rousseau: The Basic Political Writings features a brilliant new Introduction by David Wootton, a revision by Donald A. Cress of his own 1987 translation of Rousseaus most important political writings, and the addition of Cress new translation of Rousseau's State of ?War. New footnotes, headnotes,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 64.99
Parasites that manipulate the behaviour of their hosts represent striking examples of adaptation by natural selection. This field of study is now moving beyond its descriptive phase and into more exciting areas where the processes and patterns of such dramatic adaptations can be better understood. This innovative text provides an up-to-date, authoritative,... more...