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- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 21.88
He?s constantly demonstrating that the natural world is as splendiferous as any fable.? – Jim Shepard, New York Times New Zealand and Australia were imagined thousands of years before they became real. From Plato?s Atlantis to Dante?s Mount Purgatory, Sinbad the Sailor to Abel Tasman, travellers, writers, map-makers, charlatans and rogues dreamed... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 0.00
Der Band versammelt die Beiträge einer Arbeitstagung über das politische Denken im Rahmen der frühneuzeitlichen "Gelehrtenrepublik". Zur Diskussion stand, welche gelehrten Praktiken bei der Entwicklung eines modernen Staatsgedankens zur Anwendung kamen. Während im 16. Jahrhundert rechtlich-politische Systeme im Wesentlichen noch mit dem Instrumentarium... more...
- Birlinn 2013; US$ 13.52
Newspaper journalism is a romantic profession. The men and women who wrote for newspapers in the twentieth century started work in a 'Hold the front page!' atmosphere: hot metal, clicking typewriters and inky fingers. In this fascinating collection, the latest in the Scottish Working People's History Trust series, Ian MacDougall has captured the memories... more...
- Auckland University Press 2010; US$ 23.99
Imaginative and cerebral, this volume recounts the fantastic history of the antipodes—namely Australia and New Zealand—from the Western perspective over the course of the past five millennia. Tracing the fiction underlying the fact in the tales of, among others, Marco Polo, John Mandeville, and Thomas More, this remarkable compilation explores the... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
Using the methodology of cultural criticism as applied to medieval studies, this work examines different manifestations of wildness in medieval literary narratives, with an equal emphasis on issues of poetology and literary anthropology. Close textual readings newly illuminate the complex connections between self-understanding and representations... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 26.49
Wir wissen um den Tod, aber nichts über den Tod. In der Erfahrung des Menschen stellt der Tod bis heute eine Leerstelle dar. Das Nachdenken über den Tod gibt uns daher immer wieder Rätsel auf, die unsere Vorstellungskraft fordern. Die Literatur bietet in besonderem Maße einen Simulationsraum, in dem die lebensweltliche Perspektive überschritten werden... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95
This volume reveals how a fledgling Fabian journal came to play a key role in the growth of the modern Labour Party. The author compares its first journalists with later generations of editors and writers and rediscovers the early, and lasting, importance of the British Left's best-known magazine. more...
- Black & White Publishing 1996; US$ 4.36
Jack Webster is one of the most popular journalists writing in Scotland today. Voted Newspaper Columnist of the Year in 1996, his weekly columns in The Herald have won him a huge and loyal audience throughout Scotland. The Herald Years reflects the extraordinarily wide range of Jack?s interests, experiences and reflections on life – from nostalgic... more...
- Black & White Publishing 1994; US$ 2.90
Contains a selection of articles that were written for the "Scottish Daily Express" during the 1960s and 1970s. Covering a wide range of subjects and experiences - from trips to Moscow to meetings with Charlie Chaplin and Mohammed Ali, this book is a companion to Webster's volumes of autobiography. more...
- Black & White Publishing 1997; US$ 2.90
For over a decade, Jack Webster?s weekly columns in The Herald have delighted his many loyal readers throughout Scotland. Following on from the success of his best-selling Herald Years, this new collection of Jack?s finest work is full of warmth, humour and journalistic curiosity that have become his trademark over the years. Webster?s World ranges... more...