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- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 9.99
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
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. This book includes chapters on the evil of the body, and also for the evil of the soul. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2004; US$ 34.50
A bloody rebellion by Albanian guerrillas demanding equal rights in Macedonia has killed and wounded thousands of people and led to fears that the crisis will embroil Kosovo, Albania, Bulgaria and Greece. International intervention brought an uneasy halt to the blood-letting last summer, but hardline Macedonian nationalists have blocked full implementation... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 40.00
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...
- Henry Holt and Co. 1975; US$ 7.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 64.95
This book supplies the definitive contemporary history of education policy in the late twentieth century. Some of the leading educationalists reflect on the major legislative and structural changes in the field over the last 25 years. more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2010; US$ 124.00
This book analyses the operation of current state-of-the-art military technology and the experimental art, music and writing of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Modernist aesthetics renders clearer the operations of the vast surveillance and killing machines of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. A basic aim of visual technologies... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2004; US$ 29.00
In this fascinating and colorful book, researcher and performer John McCormick focuses on the marionette world of Victorian Britain between its heyday after 1860 and its waning years from 1895 to 1914. Situating the rich and diverse puppet theatre in the context of entertainment culture, he explores both the aesthetics of these dancing dolls and their... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 69.95
This book addresses issues of space, historicity, architecture and textuality by focusing on Singapore's singular position in the region and as a global city. The articles consider how various experiences of Singapore, both from within and from outside, help to complicate existing assumptions about global urbanism, postcolonialism, and architectural... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00
The five papers in this e-book are intended to provide a basis for the re-conceptualisation and re-contextualisation of the military and militarization in relation to international business. The contents critically explore, address and challenge petrified conceptual and contextual notions as well as organizational cultural and political sociologies... more...