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  • The Sinews of Powerby John Brewer

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Party Ideology and Popular Politics at the Accession of George IIIby John Brewer

    Cambridge University Press 1981; US$ 50.00

    This book is a reappraisal of English politics in the first decade of George III's reign. more...

  • The Pleasures of the Imaginationby John Brewer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.00

    The Pleasures of the Imagination examines the birth and development of English "high culture" in the eighteenth century. It charts the growth of a literary and artistic world fostered by publishers, theatrical and musical impresarios, picture dealers and auctioneers, and presented to th public in coffee-houses, concert halls, libraries, theatres... more...

  • Ethnographyby John D. Brewer

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 49.00

    Sets out the competing methodological bases of ethnography and details its different uses as a research method. This book aims to provide a defence of the method and establish its relevance in the social sciences. It also offers guidelines for good practice in the research process, as well as advice on the analysis of ethnographic data. more...

  • C. Wright Mills and the Ending of Violenceby John D. Brewer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 158.00

    This book has two aims: to clarify the meaning of C. Wright Mills's depiction of the sociological imagination; and to use this to develop a sociological framework that assists in understanding the process by which communal violence has ended in Northern Ireland and South Africa. The contrast between these two societies is a familiar one, but the book... more...

  • Peace Processesby John D. Brewer

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.06

    Peace processes are mostly very fragile. This engagingly written book takes a bold new approach to the topic by beginning from the premise that sociology can identify those factors that help to stabilize them. The book draws a distinction between the political and social dimensions of peace processes, arguing that each is dependent on the other. Consideration... more...

  • Consumption and the World of Goodsby John Brewer; Roy Porter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 103.95

    The study of past society in terms of what it consumes rather than what it produces is - relatively speaking - a new development. The focus on consumption changes the whole emphasis and structure of historical enquiry. While human beings usually work within a single trade or industry as producers , as, say, farmers or industrial workers, as consumers... more...

  • Early Modern Conceptions of Propertyby John Brewer; Susan Staves

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Early Modern Conceptions of Property draws together distinguished academics from a variety of disciplines, including law, economics, politics, art history, social history and literature, in order to consider fundamental issues of property in the early modern period. Presenting diverse original historical and literary case studies in a sophisticated... more...

  • Restructuring South Africaby John D. Brewer

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 158.82

    The volume assesses whether or not South Africa can achieve peace and stability following the violence, chaos and disorder that has accompanied the transition from apartheid. Some chapters examine important aspects which define the current period of chaos in order to evaluate the prospects of the disorder coming to an end. Others address key areas... more...

  • Run Smartby John Brewer; Greg James

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 11.99

    Renowned marathon expert and leading sports scientist Professor John Brewer reveals why many of the concepts surrounding marathon training and running are wrong ­- and suggests how the latest sports science research transforms the way marathons should be approached. Run Smart uses the latest scientific research to show how preparing for, and running,... more...