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- Carcanet 2006; US$ 27.64
The novelist Gabriel Josipovici's new book of essays ranges from writings on the Bible, Shakespeare, Kafka, Borges and the Israeli novelist Aharon Appelfeld to considerations of Rembrandt's self-portraits, death in Tristram Shandy, and what Kierkegaard has to tell us about the writing of fiction. From the title piece, which examines the relationship... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2009; US$ 10.19
The sequel to Joan Bakewell's bestselling autobiography, 'The Centre of the Bed', this is an inspiring and glorious celebration of what life can be like at 70 - which is, according to Joan, the new 50. Built loosely on her much-loved Guardian column 'Just 70', this book is Joan's discerning and heartwarming account of life at 70 and beyond. more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2011; US$ 15.99
James Brabazon, a war reporter and filmmaker, was already a veteran of many conflict zones by his early thirties. So when he was offered an exclusive opportunity to report from Liberia, caught up in a vicious civil war, it proved too tempting to turn down. He needed to take a bodyguard, someone with strong knowledge of the region and, more importantly,... more...
- De Gruyter 1988; US$ 133.00
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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00
This volume takes the view that globalization is not a recent phenomenon, but instead an enduring process, marked by four periods of accelerated change. The Early Modern period in European historiography is linked to our present experience of globalization by way of the diverse global trends that took place during the Age of Modernity. The literatures... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 114.95
Focusing on six popular British girls' periodicals, Moruzi explores the debate about the shifting nature of Victorian girlhood between 1851 and 1915. Moruzi's analyses of competing discourses within girls' periodicals demonstrate how these publications were able to frame feminine behaviour in ways that embraced the changing role of girls... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95
Sociologists can learn a lot from studying a groups media consumption patterns. In this study, Ogunyemi researches what stories are most resonant with Black Africans living in England. The book tries to discover whether or not this minority group adopts normative approaches to media coverage, by not only consuming but participating in media.... more...
- Carcanet Press Ltd. 2006; US$ 29.95
Two central themes run through this new collection of authoritative and undogmatic essays: the Jewish experience and that of the work of art as a toy to be used for dreaming and playing rather than as a window to the world. The collection includes three essays on the Bible, as well as pieces devoted to Twelfth Night , Rembrandt's self-portraits,... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2012; Not Available
The riveting tale of how the wanabee aristo Conrad Black and his social-mountaineering wife Barbara gulled their way into the City, the Tory party, Wall Street and High Society. This new paperback edition will be fully updated to include details of Black?s high-profile trial for corporate fraud, sure to claim international attention. more...