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- Baker Publishing Group 2015; US$ 22.99
This Catholic commentary on the Gospel of John interprets Scripture from within the living tradition of the Church for pastoral ministers, lay readers, and students. more...
- Touchstone 2002; US$ 19.95
The hit television show Touched By An Angel offers more than entertainment -- it also offers encouragement. Each week Monica, Tess, and Andrew meet people who, like most of us, hunger for purpose, strength, and inspiration. Now the show's warmth and wisdom are available in this treasury of stories, In the Words of Angels. Each thought-provoking,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95
If you keep removing single grains of sand from a heap, when is it no longer a heap? From discussions of the heap paradox in classical Greece, to modern formal approaches like fuzzy logic, Timothy Williamson traces the history of the problem of vagueness. He argues that standard logic and formal semantics apply even to vague languages and defends the... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.76
William Faulkner was a writer deeply rooted in the American South, one who drew strongly on Southern themes, attitudes and atmosphere in creating the mythical Yoknapatawpha County. This study explores the ancestors and Southern society that formed the basis of Faulkner's fiction. more...
- Oxford University Press 1984; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
This landmark work provides a fundamental reinterpretation of the American South in the years since the Civil War, especially the decades after Reconstruction, from 1877 to 1920. Covering all aspects of Southern life--white and black, conservative and progressive, literary and political--it offers a new understanding of the forces that shaped the... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2005; US$ 75.00
Word and music studies is a relatively young discipline that has nonetheless generated a substantial amount of work. Recent studies in the field have embraced music in literature (word music, formal parallels to music in literature, verbal music), music and literarature (vocal music) and literature in music (programme music). Other positions have been... more...
- Liverpool University Press 1998; US$ 60.00
The worst disaster of the North Wales coalfield one of the worst in the history of the British mining industry occurred in 1934, killing 256 men and devastating a small community. Stanley Williamsons account draws on his own interviews with the bereaved and those involved in the rescue, as well as the reports of the subsequent inquiry... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2007; US$ 65.00
Smallpox was for several centuries one of the most deadly, most contagious and most feared of diseases, which goes some way towards explaining the controversy that surrounded nineteenth-century efforts to eradicate it. On one side were the authorities and medical men who were keen to put an end to the widespread ravages of smallpox by the most expedient... more...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2006; US$ 104.00
This book charts the fascinating story of the early Space Age, encompassing the launch of the first satellites and the landing of men on the Moon. While concentrating on the most significant technology developments, it places them in the context of historical events, specific missions and the individuals that made it all happen. more...
- OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
Christian images have a long history within the Western art tradition from the narrative and devotional works of the Medieval and Renaissance periods, to the radical new interpretations of the twenty-first century. This fascinating new book explores the changing nature of the representation of key themes and subjects found in Christian art, covering... more...