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- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 269.00
The essaysthat comprise thisvolume were written over the period of some ten years, for different purposes and on different occasions, but they are unitedby a number of features, which this preface may serve to indicate. While the collection begins with a translation drawn from the fourth p- sentation of Hobbes?s political thought, namely, the Latin... more...
- NYU Press 1996; US$ 63.75
Consider the horror we feel when we learn of a crime such as that committed by Robert Alton Harris, who commandeered a car, killed the two teenage boys in it, and then finished what was left of their lunch. What we don't consider in our reaction to the depravity of this act is that, whether we morally blame him or not, Robert Alton Harris has led... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 99.00
The International Conference on Light Scattering Spectra of Solids was held at New York University on September 3, 4, 5, 6, 1968. The Conference received financial support from the U. S. Army Research Office (Durham), The New York State Science and Technology Foundation, the U. S. Office of Naval Research, and The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences... more...
- Pen and Sword 1994; US$ 8.99
As a police officer in pre-war colonial Hong Kong, George Wright-Nooth was studying for his Chinese language exams when the Japanese invaded on Christmas Day, 1941. He spent the next four years incarcerated in the Japanese Military Internment Camp at Stanley. Daily life became marked by hunger and appalling suffering at the hands of the guards. He... more...
- LSU Press 1996; US$ 21.95
"Wright vividly portrays the clash between racist militants and blacks who would not submit to terror. The book makes clear the brutality concealed beneath the surface veneer of moderation." -- Journal of Southern History In this investigative look into Kentucky's race relations from the end of the Civil War to 1940, George C. Wright brings to light... more...
- NYU Press 1997; US$ 22.95
All of us grumble, from time to time, about the ever-increasing commercialization of American life. Whether in the form of overt corporate sponsorship--as evidenced by the "branding" of every major sporting event--or the less conspicuous role of commercial interests in the funding of the arts, America's corporations are a ubiquitous presence. While... more...
- University of California Press 1988; US$ 21.56
This is a wide-ranging, poetic analysis of the great English poetic line, iambic pentameter, as used by Chaucer, Sidney, Milton, and particularly by Shakespeare. George T. Wright offers a detailed survey of Shakespeare's brilliantly varied metrical keyboard and shows how it augments the expressiveness of his characters' stage language. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 48.00
Presents new methods in scenario thinking, based on a mix of high-level research and top-level consultancy experience. The authors describe the logical bases of a range of scenario methods and provide detailed 'road maps' on how to implement them ? together with practical examples of their application. more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95
The Common Sense of Singing is a nine-chapter text that serves as man?s guide to the career of singing. After a brief presentation of the technical aspects of singing, this book goes on discussing the different contributing factors in singing, including breathing, articulation, tone-color, technique, and style. The subsequent chapters deal with oratorio... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 24.95
Gordon Wright, the ?founding father? of hunter-seat horsemanship is revered by generations of riders at all levels. This book, first published in 1966, covers the fundamentals of riding on the flat and over fences, both at home and in competition. There are also chapters on horse anatomy, stable management, and tack and other equipment, as well as... more...