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  • The Things I've Seenby Lara Marlowe

    Liberties Press 2013; US$ 11.65

    Lara Marlowe, the Washington correspondent of The Irish Times, has witnessed more than her share of history in three decades as a foreign correspondent. She has reported with clarity and fearlessness on the main conflicts of our era, from the civil war in Lebanon to the break-up of Yugoslavia, the US invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq and the ongoing... more...

  • Changing the Timesby Elgy Gillespie

    The Lilliput Press 2003; US$ 8.74

    This 'new journalism' by Irish Times women writers originally appeared on the Women First pages during the 1970s. Together, the pieces reflect the enormous social and political upheaval of the years when, as the first woman's page editor Mary Maher put it, "Irish women were invented". The voices of this exciting anthology, diverse, sparkling, irreverent,... more...

  • Front-Line Essexby Michael Foley

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36

    Before the First World War, Essex was a very different county from that which we know today. The economy was largely based on agriculture, and the people rarely travelled beyond its borders, or even out of the towns or villages. The war opened up a whole new world for the people of Essex. Men from the county enlisted in Kitchener's Army and travelled... more...

  • Globalization and Literatureby Suman Gupta

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    This book presents a state-of-the-art overview of the relationship between globalization studies and literature and literary studies, and the bearing that they have on each other. It engages with the manner in which globalization is thematized in literary works, examines the relationship between globalization theory and literary theory, and discusses... more...

  • Law-and-Order Newsby Steve Chibnall

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate.... more...

  • Hell and Backby Tim Parks

    Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    A brilliant new collection of essays of writers and their craft by the man Joseph Brodsky has called ""the best British author working today"". In Hell and Back,Tim Parks, a celebrated novelist and master of the essay form, offers a wide range of wonderfully challenging, always provocative reflections on literature and the art of writing. In this... more...

  • Hopeless But Not Seriousby Jack McLean

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2013; US$ 14.57

    In the early 1950s Sir Winston Churchill met the Irish politician Sean Lemass, who was later to become Taoiseach. The great statesman remarked upon the economic circumstances of Britain at the time. 'The situation in Great Britain,' quoth Churchill in his most grandiloquent tones, 'is serious but not hopeless.' Lemass responded instantly, 'Sure,' he... more...

  • Literarische Anthropologieby Alexander Kosenina

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 31.00

    - Interdisziplinäre Menschenkunde im Spiegel der Literatur: von Aufklärung bis Klassik, von Rousseau bis Büchner - Kontexte: Pädagogik, Psychologie und Ethnologie im 18. Jahrhundert - Anthropologische Literaturgattungen: Reiseberichte und Lehrgedichte, psychologische Fallgeschichten, Romane und Dramen - Neues Wissen über den Menschen: Selbstbestimmung... more...

  • Auf ewig Feind?by Thomas Wittek

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 0.00

    Die britische Propaganda zeichnete im Ersten Weltkrieg sehr wirkungsvoll das Zerrbild von den Deutschen als bestialischen Hunnen, die mordend und plündernd über ihre Nachbarn herfielen. Zur Verbreitung nutzten die staatlichen Propagandastellen insbesondere die modernen Massenmedien Presse und Film. Thomas Wittek untersucht erstmals, welche Folgen die... more...

  • Magie und Ritual bei Apollonios Rhodiosby Ingo Schaaf

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    Until now, scholars have largely ignored Apollonius of Rhodes?s deep interest in secret cults, arcane rituals, paradoxa, and magic. The present study extensively explores this material with special emphasis on its function in the Argonautica . Based on this complementary methodological presentation, the book is geared to both religious... more...