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- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 30.00
James Henry Breasted (1865?1935) had a career that epitomizes our popular image of the archaeologist. Daring, handsome, and charismatic, he traveled on expeditions to remote and politically unstable corners of the Middle East, helped identify the tomb of King Tut, and was on the cover of Tim e magazine. But Breasted was more than an Indiana Jones?he... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 63.50 US$ 57.79
Technology, perhaps the most salient feature of our time, affects everything from jobs to international law yet ranks among the most unpredictable facets of human life. Here Robert McC. Adams, renowned anthropologist and Secretary Emeritus of the Smithsonian Institution, builds a new approach to understanding the circumstances that drive technological... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 130.00
In the first book which deals entirely with the subject of time in Africa and the Black Diaspora, Adjaye presents ten critical case studies of selected communities in Africa, the Caribbean, and the American South. The essays cover a wide spectrum of manifestations of temporal experience, including cosmological and genealogical time, physical and ecological... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95
The creation of the Frankfurt School of critical theory in the 1920s saw the birth of some of the most exciting and challenging writings of the twentieth century. It is out of this background that the great critic Theodor Adorno emerged. His finest essays are collected here, offering the reader unparalleled insights into Adorno's thoughts on culture.... more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 248.72
The relationship between the Late Middle Ages and the beginning of modern times is still being controversially discussed. Some view the 14 th and 15 th century as a period of decline, others emphasize this era?s formative and innovative role in modern times. Volume 31 of Miscellanea Mediaevalia takes an interdisciplinary look at this... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 447.00
Now in its fourth edition, the Wieczorek/Schütze legal commentary is a virtual institution in the field of civil procedure. This fourteen-volume guide once again sets the standard for legal reference works. Based on solid legal scholarship, it comprehensively considers practical requirements and needs in relation to civil procedure.... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2014; US$ 27.99
Baby boomers enjoyed the most benign period in human history: fifty years of relative peace, cheap energy, plentiful grain supply, and a warming climate due to the highest solar activity for 8,000 years. The party is overprepare for the twilight of abundance. David Archibald reveals the grim future the world faces on its current trajectory: massive... more...
- BRILL 2000; US$ 74.00
The question this text addresses is whether our images of cultural tradition and modernity in East and West, in past and present, are so blurred that we look at them as through a glass, darkly? The contributors argue for greater understanding and communication between cultures. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 43.00
"This is the third edition of a near standard survey of the intellectual life of the age of faith. Artz on the arts, as on philosophy, politics and other aspects of culture, makes lively and informative reading."? The Washington Post more...