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- BRILL 2005; US$ 123.00
This volume describes specific reconstructions and interpretations, by the New Order regime, of the ancient Javanese past, the Dutch occupation, the Indonesian Revolution and the coup attempt of September 30 1965. Counterviews, from an Islamic perspective, will also be noted. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2003; US$ 50.00
This text provides a thorough but accessible introduction to statistics and probability, without the distractions of mathematics. Guidance is provided on how to design investigations, analyse data and interpret results. more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83
What happens when civilization crumbles? What apocalyptic events wait in the wings? These are the questions asked by Yeats's poem 'Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen'. Michael Wood explores the life of this poem through its form and historical context, examining how it seeks to make sense of a chaotic world whilst preserving the disorder of experience. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24
One Hundred Years of Solitude is perhaps the most important landmark of the so-called 'Boom' in contemporary Latin American fiction. more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.09
In 1086, Domesday Book, perhaps the most remarkable historical document in existence, was compiled. This tremendous story of England and its people was made at the behest of the Norman king William the Conqueror. It was called Domesday, the day of judgement, because 'like the day of judgement, its decisions are unalterable'. In Search of the Roots... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 15.50
The village of Kibworth in Leicestershire lies at the very centre of England. It has a church, some pubs, the Grand Union Canal, a First World War Memorial - and many centuries of recorded history. In the thirteenth century the village was bought by William de Merton, who later founded Merton College, Oxford, with the result that documents covering... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 14.09
In this absorbing series of essays Michael Wood probes and plays with the dilemmas of twentieth century fiction - the myth of lost paradise, lost certainties, the suspension between contrary ideals, the lure of fantasy, the quest for the silence beneath speech. Wood's net is cast wide, from fables to novels, and he takes due account of personal and... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
Film is considered to be the dominant art form of the twentieth century. It can be considered many other things; a record of events, a modern mythology, a career, an industry, an art, a hobby, and much else. Michael Wood explores the history of film, its venture into the digital age, and its role and impact on modern society. more...