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- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 7.99
This Very Short Introduction aims to disentangle the 'real' Marquis de Sade from his mythical and demonic reputation of the past two hundred years. Phillips examines Sade's life and work: his libertine novels, his championing of atheism, and his uniqueness in bringing the body and sex back into philosophy. - ;Were it not for the Marquis... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 158.00
This book examines Proclus' doctrine of evil in light of the tradition of exegesis of Plato's treatment of evil within the schools of ancient Platonism, from Middle Platonism to early Neoplatonism. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2004; US$ 14.95
Macedonia is a Balkan powder-keg ready to explode. A bloody rebellion by Albanian guerrillas demanding equal rights to the dominant Slavs in Macedonia killed and wounded hundreds of people, many of them innocent civilians, and raised fears that the crisis would suck in surrounding Kosovo, Albania, Bulgaria and Greece. International intervention brought... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 47.00
This work examines the development of popular politics in four representative English towns between 1761 and 1802. The book addresses hitherto unanswered yet fundamental questions about the electorate and the electoral system of later eighteenth-century England. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 44.00
This is an exploration of the cultural representations of transvestism and transsexuality in modern screen media against a historical background. Focussing on a dozen mainstream films and on shemale Internet pornography, this fascinating study demonstrates the interdependency of our perceptions of transgender and its culturally constructed images. more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00
A family's epic origins in the hinterlands of Mexico that became Texas-and earlier, in Iberia In his acclaimed 1999 memoir Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation , John Phillip Santos told the story of one Mexican family- his father's-set within the larger story of Mexico itself. In this beautifully written new book, he tells of how... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2000; US$ 17.00
Finalist for the National Book Award! In this beautifully wrought memoir, award-winning writer John Philip Santos weaves together dream fragments, family remembrances, and Chicano mythology, reaching back into time and place to blend the story of one Mexican family with the soul of an entire people. The story unfolds through a pageant of unforgettable... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2013; US$ 2.99
Nothing says home sweet home like the aroma of a freshly baked pie. And with the voice of an old friend, author John Phillip Carroll teaches foolproof methods for making the delicious tried-and-true favorites that top every pie lover's list, plus some exciting new flavor sensations. The buttery golden streusel on the Apricot Crumble Pie will give Grandma's... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 1975; US$ 8.99
The works published by the Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget and his associates during the past forty years constitute the largest repository of knowledge about the cognitive development of children that is available anywhere, and Piaget's general theory of intellectual development rivals, in scope and comprehensiveness, Freud's theory of personality... more...