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- Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 14.50
A thrilling adventure-fantasy. A group of children take on the Shadows threatening Earth, little knowing that their own shadows will test them and take them to the limit of danger and endurance. Set in a magical land, Snow Wings will make your imagination soar. more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 129.99 US$ 111.79
This book is a study of the city and urban life in Roman Palestine during the Talmudic period, 100-400 B.C. Rather than focus on a specific city, Daniel Sperber synthesizes what is known about city life in Talmudic Palestine to create a paradigmatic hypothetical Palestinian city. Drawing on numerous literary records for his information, he describes... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89
This volume in the Vancouver Studies in Cognitive Science series concerns metarepresentation: the construction and use of representations that represent other representations. Metarepresentations are ubiquitous among human beings, whenever we think or talk about mental states or linguistic acts, or theorize about the mind or language. This volume collects... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 43.00
This volume explores the science fiction/world politics intertext. Through detailed analyses of such texts as Blade Runner, Stalker, Star Trek, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the chapters in this volume examine the complex and sometimes contradictory relations between world politics, both as discipline and as practice, and discourses of science fiction.... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1999; US$ 70.50
Not simply an ?event? or merely an ?incident,? the 1962 standoff between the U. S. and the Soviet Union over missiles in Cuba was a crisis, which subsequently has achieved almost mythic significance in the annals of United States foreign policy. Here, Weldes analyzes the so-called Cuban missile crisis as a means to rethink the idea of national interest,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 179.99 US$ 154.79
This is a study of the uses of property in south-western Germany from 1820 to 1914. Based on extensive documentation from civil court records, the book provides important new insights into the nature of civil society, forms of social conflict, and the application of the law to everyday life. The book's intriguing, sometimes bizarre, and always revealing... more...
- UPA 2010; US$ 40.99
This book examines the arts over the course of modern history to illuminate psychiatry and psychoanalysis, and how these disciplines may elucidate works of literature, art, and cinema. These essays propose a paradigm shift in psychiatry, based on the idea that some symptoms of mental illness may have constructive uses. more...