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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.95
A Sourcebook on African-American Performance is the first volume to consider African-American performance between and beyond the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and the New Black Renaissance of the 1990s. As with all titles in the Worlds of Performance series, the Sourcebook consists of classic texts as well as newly commissioned pieces by notable... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 52.95
**Shortlisted for the BSA Sociology of Health and Illness Book Prize 2010** What is good care? In this innovative and compelling book, Annemarie Mol argues that good care has little to do with 'patient choice' and, therefore, creating more opportunities for patient choice will not improve health care. Although it is possible to treat people who... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2010; US$ 16.99
If you've ever dreamed of working at Vogue , photographing supermodels, or outfitting celebrities, In Fashion will equip you with everything you need to know to get an ?in? into fashion. Former beauty and fashion news director of Harper's Bazaar and editor in chief of Seventeen, Annemarie Iverson?the outsider?s insider?knows just how to get... more...
- Orion 2010; US$ 12.99
Perhaps the most successful historical romance since GONE WITH THE WIND, DESIREE is the bestselling novel of Napoleon's first love. All the passions and intrigues of Bonaparte's court are seen through the eyes of a silk merchant's daughter from Marseilles, a young woman who became Napoleon's fiancée and, ultimately, the Queen of Sweden. 'An astonishing... more...
- PM Press 2012; US$ 9.99
One yellow April morning, a 17 year old girl asks herself, Do I dare to eat a peach?" Three different answers will send her down three very different paths. That morning is long past. Now she is 41. Kitty Trevelyan has been happily married 23 years. Happily enough. Until her professor asks her for coffee and kisses her. Dr. Katherine North's... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 130.59
In his civil war epic, the Roman poet Lucan draws extensively on his literary forbears. This study fills a gap in the research by going beyond the boundaries of language and genre to examine his reception of Greek literature, especially Attic tragedy and Hellenistic poetry. It reveals the importance of mythical and literary models, such... more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61
In The Mystery of Numbers , Annemarie Schimmel conducts an illuminating tour of the mysteries attributed to numbers over the centuries. She begins with an informative and often surprising introduction to the origins of number systems. But the heart of the book is an engrossing guide to the symbolism of numbers. Number symbolism, she shows, has... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 33.99
Women have performed the vast majority of often unpaid friendship labor for centuries. Embodying the freedom, equality, and ideals of the Constitution, civic friendship emerges as a necessary condition for genuine justice. Through a critical examination of social and political relationships from ancient times to today, Sibyl Schwarzenbach develops... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.00
Ten years ago, Colbin's Food and Healing stood at the forefront of the food revolution, exploring the link between diet and health. In this anniversary edition, she provides updates on recent dietary systems, including low-fat, food combining, and alternative medicine. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 19.00
Annemarie Colbin learned early of the important relationship between food and health: having grown up in a vegetarian household, she spent many years integrating Eastern eating philosophies with Western habits, studying the works of everyone from J.I. Rodale and George Ohsawa to Julia Child and James Beard. With The Natural Gourmet, Colbin takes her... more...