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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
The oracle and sanctuary of the Greek god Apollo at Delphi were known as the ?omphalos??the ?center? or ?navel??of the ancient world for more than 1000 years. Individuals, city leaders, and kings came from all over the Mediterranean and beyond to consult Delphi?s oracular priestess; to set up monuments to the gods in gold, ivory, bronze, marble, and... more...
- Granta Publications 2014; US$ 33.33
Beyond the affluent centre of Paris and other French cities, in the deprived banlieues, a war is going on. This is the French Intifada, a guerrilla war between the French state and the former subjects of its Empire, for whom the mantra of 'liberty, equality, fraternity' conceals a bitter history of domination, oppression, and brutality. This war began... more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 36.34
The Northmen's Fury tells the Viking story, from the first pinprick raids of the eightth century to the great armies that left their Scandinavian homelands to conquer larger parts of France, Britain and Ireland. It recounts the epic voyages that took them across the Atlantic to the icy fjords of Greenland and to North America over four centuries... more...
- Penguin Group Australia 2014; Not Available
As the young men of Europe were fighting in the trenches, a little known contingent of Chinese labourers crossed the world to provide support vital to the Allied war effort. Largely illiterate farmers from northern China, these men were simply attempting to make a better life for themselves, ignorant of the war and its causes. Under brutal conditions... more...
- Beaufort Books 2014; US$ 16.95
Perhaps no other president's name is invoked by politicians as much as Ronald Reagan's. Every election, as presidential hopefuls jockey for the Republican nomination, each one claims to be a "Reagan conservative." But are these candidates truly carrying on the mantle of Ronald Reagan, or are they abusing the memory of our great president?... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
This book explores the domestic factors of the two Koreas and the four major powers that influence their security policies towards North Korea and Northeast Asia. This well thought out and consistently analysed volume has huge potential to frame the conversation on Northeast Asian relations in the coming years. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 21.95
"Terrific . . . exactly the sort of collection we have long needed: one offering a wide range of texts, both literary and documentary, and that--with the inclusion of Sulpicia and Perpetua--allows students to hear the voices of actual women from the ancient world. The translations themselves are fluid; the inclusion of long extracts allows students... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 90.00
Contributing to identity formation in ethnically and religiously diverse postcolonial societies, this book examines the role played by creole identity in Indonesia, and in particular its capital, Jakarta. While, on the one hand, it facilitates transethnic integration and promotes a specifically postcolonial sense of common nationhood due to its... more...