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- Intellect Books Ltd 2011; US$ 19.00
World Film Locations: London is an exciting visually focused tour of a diverse range of films shot on location in London. The volume will contain concise but knowledgeable reviews of carefully chosen film scenes and evocative essays about key directors, themes, ideas and historical periods that explore London's relationship to cinema. The book will... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2013; US$ 19.00
An illuminating and visually led guide to a selection of the films set wholly or in part in Melbourne, World Film Locations: Melbourne covers the big screen representations of life in the city from the Victorian era to the present day. Short analyses of iconic scenes and themed essays focusing on key directors and recurring themes and locations combine... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 14.99
Brian De Palma's adaptation of Stephen King's debut novel, Carrie (1976), is one of the defining films of 1970s "New Hollywood" style and a horror classic. The story of a teenage social outcast who discovers she possesses latent psychic powers that allow her to deliver retribution to her peers, teachers, and abusive mother, Carrie was an enormous... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 42.00
"Agents of Atrocity" examines the horrors of civil war and seeks to know what motivates leaders who turn to massacre and pillaging to further their aims. Using historical case studies, Neil J. Mitchell sheds light on the vexed question of responsibility and considers how atrocities may in future be averted. more...
- NYU Press 2012; US$ 45.00
From the American and British counter-insurgency in Iraq to the bombing of Dresden and the Amristar Massacre in India, civilians are often abused and killed when they are caught in the cross-fire of wars and other conflicts. In Democracy?s Blameless Leaders , Neil Mitchell examines how leaders in democracies manage the blame for the abuse and the... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2012; US$ 32.00
Bringing to mind rockers and royals, Buckingham Palace and the Scottish Highlands, Britain holds a special interest for international audiences who have flocked in recent years to quality British exports like Fish Tank, Trainspotting and The King?s Speech. A series of essays and articles exploring the definitive films of Great Britain, this addition... more...
- Springer London 2010; US$ 173.56
The selected papers in this volume highlight landmarks in the development of critical care medicine. Internationally acclaimed experts have chosen what they consider to be the most important papers in their respective subspecialties. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 21.95
Employment is an important part of a healthy, balanced and fulfilling life but less than 20 per cent of people with Asperger Syndrome (AS) are in work at any one time. The adults with AS in this book explore the issues surrounding employment, providing advice and insights for others with AS, as well as their employers and colleagues. more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008; US$ 24.95
Social interaction among neurotypical people is complex and in many ways illogical. To the person with Asperger Syndrome it is also woefully unintuitive. In this book, adults with AS discuss social relationships, offer support for others with AS and provide necessary insights into AS perspectives for those working and interacting with them. more...