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  • Spectacle of Democracyby Richard Maxwell

    University of Minnesota Press 1994; US$ 60.00

    In this age of increased global communication the media seem like juggernauts paving the way from dictatorship to democracy. Richard Maxwell's study of television in Spain overturns this myth of technological power. He shows us how transitions themselves have a profound impact on the media, as controllers of national television clash with commercial... more...

  • Culture Worksby Richard Maxwell

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 70.50

    This book offers readers a number of ways to link cultural experience to political economy?to become aware of the ways in which political and economic realities and decisions determine the outlines of spaces and activities in everyday life. Unsettling and provocative, Culture Works shows how particular economies and power relations work in familiar... more...

  • Plays, 1996-2000 (Maxwell)by Richard Maxwell

    Theatre Communications Group 2003; US$ 16.95

    A genuinely original new talent. --Ben Brantley, New York Times more...

  • Strain of Violenceby Richard Maxwell Brown

    Oxford University Press 1975; US$ 94.99

    These essays, written by leading historian of violence and Presidential Commission consultant Richard Maxwell Brown, consider the challenges posed to American society by the criminal, turbulent, and depressed elements of American life and the violent response of the established order. Covering violent incidents from colonial American to the present,... more...

  • No Duty to Retreatby Richard Maxwell Brown

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 59.99

    A discussion of crime, law and society in the USA, which demonstrates that surges in crime since the 1950s have coincided with the emergence of the post-industrial society. It examines the growing popularity of the concept that persons under physical attack have the right to defend themselves. more...

  • The Elements of Persuasionby Richard Maxwell; Robert Dickman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 15.99

    "Every great leader is a great storyteller," says Harvard University psychologist Howard Gardner. According to master storytellers Richard Maxwell and Robert Dickman, storytelling is a lot like running. Everyone knows how to do it, but few of us ever break the four-minute mile. What separates the great runners from the rest? The greats know not... more...

  • A Tale of Two Citiesby Charles Dickens; Richard Maxwell

    Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 8.00

    It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known' After finishing A Tale of Two Cities , Dickens said 'it has greatly moved and excited me in the doing'. One of his most haunting novels, it has, since its first serial publication in 1859, continued to exert a grip on the... more...

  • Greening the Mediaby Richard Maxwell; Toby Miller

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 18.99

    You will never look at your cell phone, TV, or computer the same way after reading this book. Greening the Media not only reveals the dirty secrets that hide inside our favorite electronic devices; it also takes apart the myths that have pushed these gadgets to the center of our lives. Marshaling an astounding array of economic, environmental, and... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Fiction in the Romantic Periodby Richard Maxwell; Katie Trumpener

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 26.00

    An overview of British fiction written between the mid-1760s and the early 1830s in its historical and cultural contexts. more...

  • A Tale of Two Citiesby Charles Dickens; Richard Maxwell

    Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available

    Penguin Classics e-books give you the best possible editions of Charles Dickens's novels, including all the original illustrations, useful and informative introductions, the definitive, accurate text as it was meant to be published, a chronology of Dickens's life and notes that fill in the background to the book. After eighteen years as... more...