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- W. W. Norton & Company 2009; US$ 35.99
Organic Chemistry helps students understand the structure of organic molecules by helping them understand the how and why of organic chemistry. Organic Chemistry , Fourth Edition, was written to students by two expert teachers, with an emphasis on understanding, not memorization. The authors employ a conversational writing style that is instructive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 165.00
Antonymy is the technical name used to describe 'opposites', pairs of words such as rich/poor, love/hate and male/female. Antonyms are a ubiquitous part of everyday language, and this book provides a detailed, comprehensive account of the phenomenon. This book demonstrates how traditional linguistic theory can be revisited, updated and challenged in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 25.95
For readers encountering Gramsci for the first time, Steve Jones covers key elements of his thought through detailed discussion and studies the historical context of the theorist's thought, offers examples of putting Gramsci's ideas into practice in the analysis of contemporary culture and evaluates responses to his work. Including British, European... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95
This book addresses the question of what it might mean today to be a Luddite--that is, to take a stand against technology. Steven Jones here explains the history of the Luddites, British textile works who, from around 1811, proclaimed themselves followers of "Ned Ludd" and smashed machinery they saw as threatening their trade. Against Technology... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 122.00
This remarkable study of the constructive and ultimately canon-forming relationship between satiric and Romantic modes of writing from 1760 to 1832 provides us with a new understanding of the historical development of Romanticism as a literary movement. Romantic poetry is conventionally seen as inward-turning, sentimental, sublime, and transcendent,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 36.95
The Meaning of Video Games takes a textual studies approach to an increasingly important form of expression in today?s culture. It begins by assuming that video games are meaningful?not just as sociological or economic or cultural evidence, but in their own right, as cultural expressions worthy of scholarly attention. In this way, this book makes... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 50.00
Advocates of religious schooling have frequently had to answer the charge that what they supported was un-American. In a book that is more than just a history, Jones tries to make sense of that charge by tracing the development of religious schooling in America over the last 125 years. He explores the rationale for religious schooling on the part of... more...
- CCC Publishing 2011; US$ 13.95
From its anarchic early days to its present dreams of world domination, this is the untold story of Burning Man?the most popular, unique, and enduring countercultural event of recent times in which alternative lifestyle enthusiasts erect a giant statue and construct a temporary city to live in for about a week in the Nevada desert. Hundreds of thousands... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 59.99
Here's the book you need to prepare for Exam 70-229, Designing and Implementing Databases with Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition: In-depth coverage of every exam objective--all the information you need to know Practical information on designing and implementing a SQL Server 2000 database Hundreds of challenging review questions, in the... more...
- Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 15.95
"[This volume] makes the statement that democracy matters, that engagement in the community is essential to maintain our democratic values, and that civic engagement plays a significant role in educating our citizens." -- Sharon Hamilton and Robert Orr, Directors, Indiana University Faculty Colloquium... more...