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  • The Genetic Basis of Plant Physiological Processesby John King

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 224.99

    This text explains how the study of fundamental plant physiological processes is being advanced through the science of genetics. The author adopts a case study approach to illustrate how defined genetic materials in mutants and plant variants are being used to explore plant physiology. more...

  • The Role of Mexico's Plural in Latin American Literary and Political Cultureby John King

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

    In this book, the Mexican magazine Plural (1971-1976) provides a privileged vantage point from which to assess the developments that transformed Mexican and Latin American literary and political culture in the 1970s. more...

  • Nicholas Kaldorby John King

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 130.00

    This book explores the life and work of Nicholas Kaldor, examining the influences that shaped and inspired his writings, and looks in detail at the crucial part he played in twentieth-century economics. Offering a comprehensive intellectual portrait of Kaldor, this book explains this great economist's importance in his own time and in ours. more...

  • White Trashby John King

    Random House 2010; US$ 13.65

    A classic tale of good against evil, John King's new novel pits nurse against consultant; a working-class woman against an upper-middle-class man. Ruby is a locally-born nurse, who enjoys life to the full, lives in the present and likes to find the best in everyone. For her, the hospital in which she works is society in microcosm: a chaotic, exciting... more...

  • Human Punkby John King

    Random House 2011; US$ 12.27

    For fifteen-year-old Martin, growing up in Slough, the summer of 1977 means punk rock, reggae music, disco girls, stolen cars, social-club lager, cut-throat Teds and a job picking cherries with the gypsies. Life is sweet - until he is beaten up and thrown in the Grand Union Canal with his best mate Smiles. Fast forward to 1988, and Joe... more...

  • The Football Factoryby John King

    Random House 2012; US$ 12.27

    A raw, powerful first novel, The Football Factory centres on Tom Johnson, a reasoned 'Chelsea hooligan' who represents a disaffected society operating by brutal rules. We are shown the realities of life - social degradation, unemployment, racism, casual violence, excessive drink and bad sex - and, perhaps more importantly, how they fall into a... more...

  • Headhuntersby John King

    Random House 2011; US$ 12.27

    Following on from his bestselling study of violence, The Football Factory , John King considers Britain's other obsession - sex. Formed in the chemical mists of New Year's Eve, The Sex Division sees the once sacred act of procreation at its most material, as five men devise a system based on the sexual act. In this lager-soaked league, the most... more...

  • England Awayby John King

    Random House 2011; US$ 12.27

    Having examined England's twin obsessions - violence and sex - in THE FOOTBALL FACTORY and HEADHUNTERS, John King completes his trilogy with ENGLAND AWAY: sex and violence abroad, under the Union Jack. The novel works on three levels - past, present and future - as pensioner Bill Farrell remembers his war experiences in a London pub, Tommy Johnson... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Modern Latin American Cultureby John King

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 28.00

    An introduction to the history, politics, art and literature of modern Latin America. more...

  • Reaching for the Sunby John King

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    A lively introduction to how plants function covering everything from energetics and development to their interaction with the environment. more...