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  • Of Victorians and Vegetariansby James Gregory

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 32.00

    Nineteenth-century Britain was one of the birthplaces of modern vegetarianism in the West. In 'Of Victorians and Vegetarians' James Gregory explores the relationship between this newly organised movement and wider culture and society. It evolved with a myriad of meanings and voices: partly for propagandist reasons, but also because of the varied motivations... more...

  • Reformers, Patrons and Philanthropistsby James Gregory

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 40.00

    William and Georgina Cowper-Temple were significant figures in nineteenth-century Britain. William Cowper-Temple, later Lord Mount Temple, was private secretary to one Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne, and minister in the government of Lord Palmerston. He sought to improve the nation's health and rebuild London, and famously amended the Education Act... more...

  • Victorians Against the Gallowsby James Gregory

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 45.00

    By the time that Queen Victoria ascended the throne in 1837, the list of crimes liable to attract the death penalty had effectively been reduced to murder. Yet, despite this, the gallows remained a source of controversy in Victorian Britain and there was a growing unease in liberal quarters surrounding the question of capital punishment._x000D_ _x000D_ In... more...

  • The Southern Diasporaby James N. Gregory

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 23.99

    Southern Diaspora: How the Great Migrations of Black and White Southerners Transformed America more...

  • Writes of Passageby James Duncan; Derek Gregory

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    Writes of Passage explores the interplay between a system of "othering" which travelers bring to a place, and the "real" geographical difference they discover upon arrival. more...

  • The Pendulumby Gregory L. Baker; James A. Blackburn

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 54.99

    The pendulum: a case study in physics is a unique book in several ways. Firstly, it is a comprehensive quantitative study of one physical system, the pendulum, from the viewpoint of elementary and more advanced classical physics, modern chaotic dynamics, and quantum mechanics. In addition, coupled pendulums and pendulum analogs of superconducting devices... more...

  • Citizens, Courts, and Confirmationsby James L. Gibson; Gregory A. Caldeira

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    In recent years the American public has witnessed several hard-fought battles over nominees to the U.S. Supreme Court. In these heated confirmation fights, candidates' legal and political philosophies have been subject to intense scrutiny and debate. Citizens, Courts, and Confirmations examines one such fight--over the nomination of Samuel Alito--to... more...

  • Dictionary of Lexicographyby R. R. K. Hartmann; Gregory James

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 74.95

    Dictionaries are among the most frequently consulted books, yet we know remarkably little about them. This professional handbook and easy-to-use reference work provides an up-to-date and forward-looking survey of lexicography. more...

  • Why We Evaluateby Gregory R. Maio; James M. Olson

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 130.00

    This edited volume offers engaging summaries on the latest research on attitude function from the leaders in the field. Topics include attitude functions, persuasion, individual-differences approaches, the role of motivation,and the practical implication more...

  • U.S. Educational Policy Interest Groupsby Gregory S. Butler; James D. Slack

    ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 100.00

    Analyzes and describes how 182 nongovernmental organizations have an impact on the formation of educational policy. more...