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  • Reflective Authenticityby Alessandro Ferrara

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    Reflective Authenticity: Rethinking the Project of Modernity is a challenging consideration of what remains of ambitious Enlightenment ideas such as democracy, freedom and universality in the wake of relativist, postmodern thought. Do clashes over gender, race and culture mean that universal notions such as justice or rights no longer apply outside... more...

  • Piero Sraffaby Alessandro Roncaglia

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    This is a lively, intellectual biography of a leading protagonist of 20th century culture and his relations with other protagonists, such as Gramsci, Keynes and Wittgenstein. The book includes an authoritative interpretation of his main work Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities , a survey of the debates which followed its publication,... more...

  • A Companion to Linguistic Anthropologyby Alessandro Duranti

    Wiley 2008; US$ 130.46

    A Companion to Linguistic Anthropology provides a series of in-depth explorations of key concepts and approaches by some of the scholars whose work constitutes the theoretical and methodological foundations of the contemporary study of language as culture. Provides a definitive overview of the field of linguistic anthropology, comprised... more...

  • Linguistic Anthropologyby Alessandro Duranti

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 48.00

    An introduction to linguistic anthropology as an interdisciplinary field which studies language as a cultural resource and speaking as a cultural practice. more...

  • The Development of Animal Formby Alessandro Minelli

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 35.00

    The Development of Animal Form integrates traditional morphological and contemporary molecular genetic approaches to evolutionary developmental biology or 'evo-devo'. more...

  • The Passions in Playby Alessandro Schiesaro

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 37.00

    Critical analysis of Senecan tragedy with a particular emphasis on his most accomplished play. more...

  • The Wealth of Ideasby Alessandro Roncaglia

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 52.00

    This 2005 book traces the history of economic thought from its prehistory to the present day. more...

  • Recreation in the Renaissanceby Dr Alessandro Arcangeli

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 125.00

    In Renaissance Europe, when 'leisure classes' used social gathering to define civility and the commercialization of leisure was beginning, the human need for recreation became a cultural topos. The book explores the vocabulary of play and games; the spectrum of leisure activities, often gender-specific or appropriate to particular social groups; the... more...

  • The Manager's Guide to Strategyby Roger Formisano

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 18.00

    Translated into 16 languages! The reader-friendly, icon-rich Briefcase Books series is must reading for all managers at every level. All managers, whether brand new to their positions or well-established in the organizational hierarchy, can use a little "brushing up" now and then. The skills-based Briefcase Books series is filled with ideas and... more...

  • Modeling Black Hole Evaporationby Alessandro Fabbri

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 87.36

    The scope of this book is two-fold: the first part gives a fully detailed and pedagogical presentation of the Hawking effect and its physical implications, and the second discusses the backreaction problem, especially in connection with exactly solvable semiclassical models that describe analytically the black hole evaporation process. The book aims... more...