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- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 8.99
A true story of mass murder in a Chicago suburb. Successful businessman, community benefactor, good friend and neighbor-- and perverted mass murderer. Over a period of three years, John Wayne Gacy, Jr. sexually tortured and murdered 33 boys. His friends and neighbors in his unassuming Illinois community never suspected a thing. Gacy was a Jekyll-and-Hyde... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 39.95
Professor Leech considers the significance of the term ?Tragedy? as it has been used from classical times to the present day. He gives examples of tragic writing from a wide variety of dramatic literatures and relates theoretical writings on tragedy and the tragedies that have been contemporaneous with them. Free reference is made to critics from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Combining the most powerful elements of Foucault's theories, Clifford produces a methodology for cultural and political critique called "political genealogy" to explore the genesis of modern political identity. At the core of American identity, Clifford argues, is the ideal of the "Savage Noble," a hybrid that married the Native American "savage"... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2002; US$ 19.00
In recent years, Los Angeles Times writer and editor Frank Clifford has journeyed along the Continental Divide, the hemispheric watershed that spans North America from the alkali badlands of southernmost New Mexico to the roof of the Rockies in Montana and into Canada. The result is The Backbone of the World, an arresting exploration of America?s... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 34.95
The Roman empire remains unique. Although Rome claimed to rule the world, it did not. Rather, its uniqueness stems from the culture it created and the loyalty it inspired across an area that stretched from the Tyne to the Euphrates. Moreover, the empire created this culture with a bureaucracy smaller than that of a typical late-twentieth-century research... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 21.99
Do a little armchair time-travel, rub elbows with a four-dimensional intelligent life form, or stretch your mind to the furthest corner of an uncharted universe. With this astonishing guidebook, Surfing Through Hyperspace, you need not be a mathematician or an astrophysicist to explore the all-but-unfathomable concepts of hyperspace and higher-dimensional... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2001; US$ 84.95
An understanding of the mechanisms of arrhythmias is essential for their successful diagnosis and management. This concise single author text provides clinicians with the basic science that is becoming increasingly relevant to arrhythmia management, in addition to a logical approach to diagnosis and therapy. This clear presentation of the mechanisms... more...