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- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2001; US$ 5.99
Heilbroner's The Worldy Philosophers is an engaging text covering the development of modern economic philosophy, including transitional periods like the scientific revolution, Renaissance, commercial revolution, and the Great Depression. This comprehensive guide supplements the text and covers the important concepts brought about by Adam Smith, Parson... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
Depictions of the American west in literature, art and film perpetuate romantic stereotypes of the pioneers--the gold-crazed '49er, the intrepid sodbuster. While ennobling the woodsman, the farmwife and the lawman, this tunnel vision of American history has shortchanged the whaler, the assayer, the innkeeper and the inventor. The westward advance... more...
- Wiley 2001; US$ 5.99
Conrad Richter, one of American literature's preeminent authors on the American frontier, highlights family hardship, individual suffering, and societal breakup in The Light in the Forest. Impeccably researched, Richter's novel takes place at a time of rapid change in the 18th century. True Son/Johnny is the protagonist, a white boy captured at the... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2000; US$ 12.95
This literary companion carries you into the lives and poetic lines of 41 of America's most admired poets from the last century. From popular favorites such as Robert Frost and Carl Sandburg to the more esoteric T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, this handbook also introduces you to living poets, such as Rita Dove, who are still inscribing their places in... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1994; US$ 5.99
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on The Handmaid's Tale, you come to realize that for... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 5.99
Explore two lively classic tales of adventure on the high seas with CliffsNotes Billy Budd & Typee , the study guide that can raise your insight as well as your test scores! Meet Billy Budd, the sailor that everyone likes . . . or do they? And then set sail through the wild side of the South Seas in Typee . You’ll be up to speed on all... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 9.99
This sweeping survey of ancient Greek culture covers the greatest works of Greek poets, dramatists, philosophers, writers, and historians. These writings are the foundation of the way we think and act and are important to the student of the human condition. more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 90.00
Surveys the world's greatest literature about empires and imperialism, written by citizens of these empires and the colonized people who lived under their rule. This book contains more than 200 A-to-Z entries that examine authors, classic works, themes, and concepts related to particular empires in history or the general topics of imperialism. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 39.95
This companion, appropriate for the lay reader and researcher alike, provides analysis of characters, plots, humor, symbols, philosophies, and classic themes from the writings and tellings of Leslie Marmon Silko, the celebrated novelist, poet, memoirist and Native American wisewoman. The text opens with an annotated chronology of Silko's multiracial... more...