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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95
The History of the Jews in the Greco-Roman World examines Judaism in Palestine throughout the Hellenistic period, from Alexander the Great's conquest in 334BC to its capture by the Arabs in AD 636. Under the Greek, Roman and finally Christian supremacy which Hellenism brought, Judaism developed far beyond its biblical origins into a form which was... more...
- CRC Press 2001; US$ 220.00
Natural Organics Removal Using Membranes: Principles, Performance, and Cost provides a unique combination of important new data and operational parameters on the role of membranes in removing natural organic materials during water treatment. It examines and compares the three pressure-driven membrane processes of choice-ultrafiltration, microfiltration,... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 210.00
This first published edition of his lectures on ethics reflects the theology of Albrecht Ritschl (1822-1889) at a time when he advanced to become the most significant Protestant theologian in Germany with his major work "Rechtfertigung und Versöhnung" (Justification and Reconciliation) (1870 - 74). It demonstrates the impulses emanating... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 140.00
During his short reign in the 4th century, Emperor Julian II, known as the Apostate, attempted to combat Christianity philosophically and to set up a pagan Neo-Platonic doctrine as a counter-programme. The volume presents a collection of papers on the general relationship between Platonism and Christianity, on Julian's character and his philosophical... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
Scattered throughout the Talmud, the founding document of rabbinic Judaism in late antiquity, can be found quite a few references to Jesus--and they're not flattering. In this lucid, richly detailed, and accessible book, Peter Schäfer examines how the rabbis of the Talmud read, understood, and used the New Testament Jesus narrative to assert, ultimately,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
In the second half of the twentieth century, ethics has gained considerable prominence within philosophy. In contrast to other scholars, Levinas proposed that it be not one philosophical discipline among many, but the most fundamental and essential one. Before philosophy became divided into disciplines, Plato also treated the question of the Good... more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 19.99
The paper compares the EU and US securities regulations, and specifically MiFID with the corresponding US regulations. It primarily focuses on the regulatory and supervisory framework, trading venues, and the provision of investment services.The paper argues that the architecture and some of the rules regarding securities markets are different in the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 34.00
Raoul Wallenberg is remembered for his humanitarian activity on behalf of the Hungarian Jews at the end of World War II, and as the Swedish diplomat who disappeared into the Soviet Gulag in 1945. This book examines how thirty-one Wallenberg monuments, in twelve countries on five continents commemorate the man. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
This is the first scholarly study of soldiers and guerrillas demobilized after the civil war in Mozambique (1979-1992). The book examines former soldiers' - from both sides - return to civilian life, and how their identity as veterans plays out in the political sphere. more...