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- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59
Classical Myth and Culture in the Cinema is a collection of essays presenting a variety of approaches to films set in ancient Greece and Rome and to films that reflect archetypal features of classical literature. The diversity of content and theoretical stances found in this volume will make it required reading for scholars and students interested... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 148.95 US$ 129.09
This is the first book systematically to examine Wolfgang Petersen’s epic film Troy from different archaeological, literary, cultural, and cinematic perspectives . The first book systematically to examine Wolfgang Petersen’s epic film Troy from different archaeological, literary, cultural, and cinematic perspectives. Examines... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2007; US$ 38.95 US$ 33.76
This is the first book systematically to analyze Kirk Douglas’ and Stanley Kubrick’s depiction of the slave revolt led by Spartacus from different historical, political, and cinematic perspectives. Examines the film’s use of ancient sources, the ancient historical contexts, the political significance of the film, the history of its... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 115.95 US$ 100.49
This is the first book systematically to analyze Kirk Douglas’ and Stanley Kubrick’s depiction of the slave revolt led by Spartacus from different historical, political, and cinematic perspectives. Examines the film’s use of ancient sources, the ancient historical contexts, the political significance of the film, the history of... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77
Arminius the Liberator deals with the modern reception of Arminius. Martin M. Winkler examines the ideological abuse of historical myth in German nationalism and National Socialism and its various international ramifications up until today. Special emphasis is on the representation of Arminius in visual media. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 50.95 US$ 44.16
The essays collected in this book present the first comprehensive appreciation of The Fall of the Roman Empire from historical, historiographical, and cinematic perspectives. The book also provides the principal classical sources on the period. It is a companion to Gladiator: Film and History (Blackwell, 2004) and Spartacus: Film and History ... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 70.00
The first volume in the biomedical engineering textbook series offers a methodical overview of the wide range of areas encompassed by this interdisciplinary field. Readers are introduced to numerous applications of the field's technology and methods in medicine and biology. more...