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- Library of America 2013; US$ 40.00
Since his death in 1948, Aldo Leopold has been increasingly recognized as one of the indispensable figures of American environmentalism. A pioneering forester, sportsman, wildlife manager, and ecologist, he was also a gifted writer whose farsighted land ethic is proving increasingly relevant in our own time. Now, Leopold?s essential contributions to... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 140.00
Why did the British win the Anglo-Boer War? Although there is truth in the simple statement that they were much stronger than the Boers, it does not explain everything. Therefore, the main focus of this book is to analyse the most important strategic and operational decisions made on both sides, and to measure them according to accepted modern military... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 25.95
In Under the Radar , Ellen Leopold shows how nearly every aspect of our understanding and discussion of cancer bears the imprint of its Cold War entanglement. The current biases toward individual rather than corporate responsibility for rising incidence rates, research that promotes treatment rather than prevention, and therapies that can be... more...
- Oxford University Press 1968; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73
First published in 1949 and praised in The New York Times Book Review as "a trenchant book, full of vigor and bite," A Sand County Almanac combines some of the finest nature writing since Thoreau with an outspoken and highly ethical regard for America's relationship to the land. Written with an unparalleled understanding of the ways of nature,... more...
- Athabasca University Press 2011; US$ 16.95
Crafting wings out of wax and poems from the underground, Zeus and the Giant Iced Tea is a dreamlike voyage through poetic narrative format, blurring the line between poetry and fiction. Exploring the frenetic lives of Mexican cowboys, robots, sultans, Greek gods, and convenience store clerks, Zeus and the Giant Iced Tea shatters preconceived notions... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 108.00
This is a philosophical study of qualitative consciousness, characteristic examples of which are pains, experienced colors, sounds, etc. Consciousness is analyzed as the having of qualia . Phenomenal properties or qualia are problematical because they lack appropriate bearers. The relation of having is problematical because none of the typical... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 234.00
Recently, there has been increased appreciation of the fact that August Friedrich Pott (1802?1887) possessed valuable insights and articulated uncommon positions in Indo-European comparative linguistics, general linguistics, and linguistic ethnology. This introduction and accompanying bibliography and catalogue aim to provide additional access routes... more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 50.00 US$ 40.00
The Economy of the Greek Cities offers readers a clear and concise overview of ancient Greek economies from the archaic to the Roman period. Léopold Migeotte approaches Greek economic activities from the perspective of the ancient sources, situating them within the context of the city-state (polis) . He illuminates the ways citizens intervened in... more...