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  • Hippocrates' Womanby Helen King

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    Hippocrates' Woman demonstrates the role of Hippocratic ideas about the female body in the subsequent history of western gynaecology. It examines these ideas not only in the social and cultural context in which they were first produced, but also the ways in which writers up to the Victorian period have appealed to the material in support of their... more...

  • The Disease of Virginsby Helen King

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    From an acclaimed author in the field, this is a compelling study of the origins and history of the disease commonly seen as afflicting young unmarried girls. Understanding of the condition turned puberty and virginity into medical conditions, and Helen King stresses the continuity of this disease through history,depsite enormous shifts in medical... more...

  • Health in Antiquityby Helen King

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    How healthy were people in ancient Greece and Rome, and how did they think about maintaining and restoring their health? For students of classics, history or the history of medicine, answers to these and many previously untouched questions are dealt with by renowned ancient historians, classical scholars and archaeologists. Using a multidisciplined... more...

  • The One-Sex Body on Trial: The Classical and Early Modern Evidenceby Helen King

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    By far the most influential work on the history of the body, across a wide range of academic disciplines, remains that of Thomas Laqueur. This book puts on trial the one-sex/two-sex model of Laqueur's Making Sex: Body and Gender from the Greeks to Freud through a detailed exploration of the ways in which two classical stories of sexual difference were... more...

  • Music and Familiarityby Dr Helen M Prior; Dr Elaine King

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    Familiarity underpins our engagement with music. In Music and Familiarity, King and Prior bring together 13 essays that highlight theoretical and empirical considerations about familiarity from three perspectives: listening, musicology, and performance. This book explores the ways in which familiarity impacts our behaviour and responses to music; influences... more...

  • Music and Familiarityby Helen M. Prior; Elaine King

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    Familiarity underpins our engagement with music. This book highlights theoretical and empirical considerations about familiarity from three perspectives: listening, musicology and performance. Part I, ?Listening?, addresses familiarity as it relates to listeners? behaviour and responses to music, specifically in regulating our choice and exposure to... more...

  • Disasters and Social Resilienceby Helen J. Boon; Alison Cottrell; David King

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The interconnectedness of communities, organisations, governing bodies, policy and individuals in the field of disaster studies has never been accurately examined or comprehensively modelled. This kind of study is vital for planning policy and emergency responses and assessing individual and community vulnerability, resilience and sustainability as... more...

  • The School Teacher in England and the United Statesby R. K. Kelsall; Helen M. Kelsall; Edmund King

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    The School Teacher in England and the United States: The Findings of Empirical Research presents the results of empirical studies that look into what makes school teachers distinct from other people in England and the United States. This book examines a number of critical questions, such as the teachers' family backgrounds, their motives for becoming... more...

  • The School Teacher in England and the United Statesby R. K. Kelsall; Helen M. Kelsall; Edmund King

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    The School Teacher in England and the United States: The Findings of Empirical Research investigates what makes school teachers distinct from other people in England and the United States. This book brings together for the first time the findings of a very large number of surveys on both sides of the Atlantic designed to throw light on a number of... more...

  • African Democracy and Developmentby Cassandra Rachel Veney; Dick Simpson; Paul Zeleza; Sylvia Macauley; Thomas Kwasi Tieku; Fredline M?Cormack-Hale; John Yoder; Arthur Abraham; Amos Sawyer; Helen Hintjens; Elisabeth King; Jessica Schafer

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 47.99

    This book is examines particular African countries that are recovering from civil wars that left thousands of their citizens internally displaced or as refugees in surrounding countries. The countries examined in the book are in the process of rebuilding institutions of governance that include judicial, legislative, and executive branches. more...