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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
In examining the work of eminent fourteenth century Iranian Shiite scholar Nizam al-Din al-Nisaburi, this book is the first rigorous attempt to explain the cross-fertilization of scientific and religious thought in Islamic civilization. Nisaburi did not consider himself a scientist alone, being commissioned by his patrons to work in a variety of fields.... more...
- Pegasus Books 2012; US$ 18.99
A masterful biography of one of England?s most notorious literary figures Author of the scandalous Confessions of an English Opium-Eater , Thomas De Quincey (1785?1859) has long lacked a full-fledged biography. His friendships with leading poets and men of letters in the Romantic and Victorian periods?including William Wordsworth and Samuel... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2005; US$ 17.99
Before there was WATCHMEN , there was SUPERFOLKS.... David Brinkley used to be a hero, the greatest the world had ever seen--until he retired, got married, moved to the suburbs, and packed on a few extra pounds. Now all the heroes are dead or missing, and his beloved New York is on the edge of chaos. It's up to Brinkley to come to the rescue,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
The ongoing critical fascination with Thomas De Quincey and the burgeoning recognition of the centrality of his writings to the Romantic age and beyond necessitates a critical examination of De Quincey. In this spirit, ten of the top De Quincey scholars in the world have come together in this volume to engage directly with the immense amount of new... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 8.99
I took it: - and in an hour, oh! Heavens! what a revulsion! what an upheaving, from its lowest depths, of the inner spirit! what an apocalypse of the world within me!'Thomas De Quincey's Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821) launched a fascination with drug use and abuse that has continued from his day to ours. In the Confessions De... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
This collection of essays throws vast new light on the most significant literary-political journal of the Romantic age. Its chapters analyze Blackwood's wide-ranging contributions on some of the most topical issues in Romantic studies, including celebrity, British versus Scottish nationalism, and the rise of terror and detective fiction. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.00
Based on the thesis that individuals develop not in isolation, but in a direction consistent with both personal needs and the needs of the surrounding environment, this volume concentrates on the development of adults in their careers within organizations. The organizational and individual perspectives offered provide practical guidance and examples... more...
- Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 116.00
Introduction to Environmental Forensics helps readers unravel the complexities of environmental pollution cases. It outlines techniques for identifying the source of a contaminant release, when the release occurred, and the extent of human exposure. Written by leading experts in environmental investigations, the text provides detailed information... more...