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- BRILL 2010; US$ 132.00
Through biographical sketches of its main representatives and a sample of art works Minjung theology becomes vivid for the reader. As lasting impact in times of globalization and a changing Korean context its corporate theology of the cross is identified. more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 42.46
Die Existenz von Nachbarschaften mit hohem Zuwandereranteil wird in verschiedenen europäischen Ländern skandalisiert, obgleich aus wissenschaftlicher Sicht stark angezweifelt wird, ob vom Leben in solchen Quartieren negative Effekte für die Integration der Bewohner ausgehen. Die Arbeit nutzt den Ansatz der sozialkonstruktivistischen Interpretativen... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 22.55
Beginning in 1956 with the publication of A Legacy, Sybille Bedford has narrated - in fiction and non-fiction - what has been by turns her sensuous, harrowing, altogether remarkable life. In this magnificent memoir, she moves from Berlin during the Great War to the artists' set on the Côte d'Azur of the 1920s, through lovers, mentors, seducers and... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 16.03
'Going to law courts is a good education for a novelist. It provides you with the most extravagant material, and it teaches the near impossibility of reaching the truth.' Sybille Bedford, Paris Review (1993) For The Faces of Justice (1961) Sybille Bedford journeyed through Europe to sit in the press box of the courts of law - high courts, low... more...
- Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99
This intensely remembered, partly autobiographical novel, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1989, describes the childhood of Billi, a girl growing up in Europe between the wars. When her father dies, she swaps life in a run-down German ch?teau for an exhilarating existence with her beautiful, talented and unreliable mother on the French... more...
- Daunt Books 2012; US$ 15.99
As the Second World War looms, Flavia is living in a small village in the South of France. She studies for her Oxford entrance, swims in the sea, eats at local cafés, and lives with all the confidence and relish of youth. Drawn into the demi-monde of artists and writers, Flavia is awoken to the pleasures and complications of adult life. Her world... more...
- Daunt Books 2012; US$ 15.99
Constanza and her young daughter step off a train in the French Riviera in the late 1920s without the slightest notion of where they are. But their story begins with Constanza?s parents: a beautiful New England heiress, a Roman prince, and the confused catastrophe of their marriage. An idyllic childhood spent in crumbling Roman palaces, sun-baked olive... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 75.21
Jean-Jacques Rousseau ist der erste politische Denker der Moderne, dessen Schriften von der Einsicht zeugen, daß der demokratische Staat seine Bestandsvoraussetzungen nicht selber garantieren kann. Dieser bedarf vielmehr einer soziokulturellen Grundlage, welche für Rousseaus demokratische Republik die Dimension des Häuslichen als integrale Einheit... more...
- Daunt Books 2014; US$ 15.99
In these eight evocative and unpredictable essays, Sybille Bedford chronicles her adventures through Europe over a thirty-year period. With her elegant prose and razor-sharp insight, Bedford takes us on a propulsive journey - dropping us into the passenger seat as she drives to meet Martha Gellhorn in Capri, taking us across the wind-swept piazzas... more...
- Eland Publishing 2014; US$ 15.99
Mexico, through the eyes of Sybille Bedford, is a country of passion and paradox: arid desert and shrieking jungle, harsh sun and deep shadow, violence and sentimentality. In her frank descriptions of the horrors of travel- trapped in a broiling stationary train, or in a bus with a dead fish against her face- she gains our trust. But it is the charmed... more...