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- BRILL 2007; US$ 319.00
The daunting writings of Paracelsus-the second largest 16th-century body of writings in German after Luther's-contributed to medicine, natural science, alchemy, philosophy, theology, and esoteric tradition. This volume provides a critical edition of essential writings from the authoritative 1589 Huser Paracelsus alongside new English translations... more...
- Melbourne University Press 2009; US$ 36.35
Body and Mind pays tribute to one of Australia's most outstanding and influential historians, F. B. (Barry) Smith. Barry has made pioneering contributions to the political, social and cultural histories of Britain and Australia, and these essays range across the fields he made his own, especially the interconnected histories of medicine (body) and... more...
- Karnac Books 2014; US$ 24.99
What happens when the outside world enters the psychoanalytic space? In The Rupture of Serenity: External Intrusions and Psychoanalytic Technique, Aisha Abbasi draws on clinical material to describe some of the dilemmas she has encountered in her work with patients when external factors have entered the treatment frame. She considers analytic dilemmas... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 12.99
It could easily be said that in the UK we are spoilt for choice when it comes to atmospheric historic buildings and certainly Britain?s many castles are liberally scattered all over the country. The ninety or so castles selected in this book have been chosen for their prevalence of spectral tales and the legendary events associated with them: whether... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.00
What in Winnicott?s theoretical matrix was truly revolutionary for psychoanalysis? In this book, the editor and contributors provide a rare in-depth analysis of his original work, and highlight the specifics of his contribution to the concept of early psychic development which revolutionised the theory and practice of psychoanalysis. Including re-publications... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 20.00
In The Specter of Salem , Gretchen A. Adams reveals the many ways that the Salem witch trials loomed over the American collective memory from the Revolution to the Civil War and beyond. Schoolbooks in the 1790s, for example, evoked the episode to demonstrate the new nation?s progress from a disorderly and brutal past to a rational present, while ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
"I have entitled this book For Love of the Imagination . Long ago, I fell in love with the imagination. It was love at first sight. I have had a lifelong love affair with the imagination. I would love for others, through this book, to fall in love, as I once did, with the imagination." Michael Vannoy Adams , from the Preface. For Love of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
There has long been a politics around the way in which women are represented, with objection not so much to specific images as to a regime of looking which places the represented woman in a particular relationship to the spectator's gaze. Artists have sometimes avoided the representation of women altogether, but they are now producing images which... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 2.99
St Albans is a city steeped in history, a place of former martyrs, Roman legions, battles, bloodshed ? and ghosts. Here the paranormal history of this remarkable area is brought vividly to life in the first dedicated guide to its unique haunted heritage that presents true encounters with the world of the strange and the unseen.Paranormal historian... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 5.99
This little gem of a book is a repository of intriguing, fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts and trivia about ghosts and all things that go bump in the night. Within this volume are such chapters as haunted houses, roads, woods and byways, phantom animals, royal ghosts, poltergeists and haunted objects, while not forgotten are spooky... more...