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- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 19.99
In Moral, Believing Animals , Christian Smith advances a creative theory of human persons and culture that offers innovative, challenging answers to these and other fundamental questions in sociological, cultural, and religious theory. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 33.00
What is a person? This fundamental question is a perennial concern of philosophers and theologians. But, Christian Smith here argues, it also lies at the center of the social scientist?s quest to interpret and explain social life. In this ambitious book, Smith presents a new model for social theory that does justice to the best of our humanistic visions... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 45.00
In his 2010 book What Is a Person?, Christian Smith argued that sociology had for too long neglected this fundamental question. Prevailing social theories, he wrote, do not adequately ?capture our deep subjective experience as persons, crucial dimensions of the richness of our own lived lives, what thinkers in previous ages might have called our... more...
- Open Road Media 2015; US$ 0.99
Goethe?s classic story of tormented love and destruction Told through lyrical and impassioned letters to his friend Wilhelm, this novel follows the ardent young Werther to the German countryside, where he delves into artistic pursuits and basks in the simplicity of village life. But Werther?s tranquility is shattered when he meets the captivating... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 29.99
From burlesque show to fashion runway, magazine cover to Internet video, fashion icon and ?burlesque superheroine? ( Vanity Fair ) Dita Von Teese has undergone more strokes of red lipstick, bursts of hair spray, boxes of blue-black hair dye and pats of powder in a month than a drag queen could dream of in a lifetime. Whether she?s dazzling audiences... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 13.50
In De instauranda Aethiopum salute (1627) - the earliest known book-length study of African slavery in the colonial Americas - Jesuit priest Alonso de Sandoval described dozens of African ethnicities, their languages, and their beliefs, and provided an exposť of the abuse of slaves in the Americas. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 213.50
This comprehensive book provides technical instructions for the construction and operation of integrated greenhouse systems, and will enable readers to produce higher yields of better quality clean crops with less water, less land and fewer pesticides. more...