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  • The Making of the Modern Stateby Brian Nelson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 41.00

    Nelson provides a historical overview of the theoretical and ideological evolution of the modern state, from pre-state and pre-modern state formations to the present. A major theme of the book is the need to understand the modern state holistically, as a totality of social, political, and ideological factors. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Zolaby Brian Nelson

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    The essays in this volume focus on Zola's works, his life and times and his role in the Dreyfus Affair. more...

  • Law and Ethics in Global Businessby Brian Nelson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95

    This book provides comprehensive and, above all, business focused guidance on the fundamentals of business law and how they should be integrated into ethical and effective business decisions. It concentrates on legal principles and thereby is able to articulate the impact of global business law and its international applications  providing  a comprehensive... more...

  • The Cambridge Introduction to French Literatureby Brian Nelson

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 26.00 US$ 21.32

    An engaging, highly accessible and informative introduction to French literature from the Middle Ages to the present. more...

  • The Belly of Parisby Émile Zola; Brian Nelson

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    Florent Quenu returns to Paris after being unjustly imprisoned and finds the city utterly changed. The great new food market, Les Halles, has been built, and food dominates the political and social life of the capital. The third in Zola's Rougon-Macquart series, The Belly of Paris appears in a vibrant new translation. more...

  • The Killby Émile Zola; Brian Nelson

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45

    The Kill (La Curée) is the second volume in Zola's great cycle of twenty novels, Les Rougon-Macquart, and the first to establish Paris - the capital of modernity - as the centre of Zola's narrative world. Conceived as a representation of the uncontrollable 'appetites' unleashed by the Second Empire (1852-70) and the transformation of the city by Baron... more...

  • The Fortune of the Rougonsby Émile Zola; Brian Nelson

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    The Fortune of the Rougons is the first in Zola's famous Rougon-Macquart series of novels. Not only the inaugural novel, it is the series' founding text, establishing its genealogical basis. The family's greed and rapacity mirrors the diseased society in which it flourishes. This lively new translation is accompanied by introduction and notes. more...

  • The Ladies' Paradiseby Émile Zola; Brian Nelson

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    The Ladies' Paradise (Au Bonheur des Dames) recounts the spectacular development of the modern department store in late nineteenth-century Paris. The store is a symbol of capitalism, of the modern city, and of the bourgeois family; it is emblematic of consumer culture and the changes in sexual attitudes and class relations taking place at the end of... more...

  • Perspectives on Literature and Translationby Brian Nelson; Brigid Maher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This volume explores the relationship between literature and translation from three perspectives: the creative dimensions of the translation process; the way texts circulate between languages; and the way texts are received in translation by new audiences. The distinctiveness of the volume lies in the fact that it considers these fundamental aspects... more...

  • Design for Learning in Virtual Worldsby Brian C. Nelson; Benjamin E. Erlandson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Design for Learning in Virtual Worlds , the first book focused specifically on how to design virtual worlds for educational purposes, explores: ? the history and evolution of virtual worlds ? the theories behind the use of virtual worlds for learning ? the design of curricula in virtual worlds ? design guidelines for elements experienced... more...