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  • Globalisation and the Future of Terrorismby Brynjar Lia

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This new study is devoted to understanding how international terrorism is shaped, how it evolves and what we can expect in the future. Drawing upon research and methods outside the traditional focus, and by taking both a theoretical approach and a new practical predictive perspective, it delivers a fresh and fascinating contribution to terrorism... more...

  • Gender and Language Theory and Practiceby Lia Litosseliti

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.47

    The book introduces both theoretical and applied perspectives, identifying and explaining the relevant frameworks and drawing on a range of activities/examples of how gender is constructed in discourse. The book is divided into three parts. Part I covers the historical background to the study of gender and language, moving on through past theoretical... more...

  • Dearly, Departed: A Zombie Novelby Lia Habel

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 10.99

    A classic romance, suspense thriller, rip-roaring adventure, and macabre comedy all at once, Dearly, Departed redefines the concept of undying love.   CAN A PROPER YOUNG VICTORIAN LADY FIND TRUE LOVE IN THE ARMS OF A DASHING ZOMBIE?   The year is 2195. The place is New Victoria—a high-tech nation modeled on the mores of an antique era. Sixteen-year-old... more...

  • The Beginner's Guide to Livingby Lia Hills

    The Text Publishing Company 2010; US$ 19.95

    Seventeen-year-old Will is in turmoil after the sudden death of his mother. His father drifts and his older brother Adam stays away from home. Isolated and angry, Will uses his mum's old camera to document the experience and scrambles to find an idea for which he can live and die. more...

  • Language and Experience in 17th-Century British Philosophyby Lia Formigari

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 158.00

    The focus of this volume is the crisis of the traditional view of the relationship between words and things and the emergence of linguistic arbitrarism in 17th-century British philosophy. Different groups of sources are explored: philological and antiquarian writings, pedagogical treatises, debates on the respective merits of the liberal and mechanical... more...

  • Signs, Science and Politicsby Lia Formigari

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 158.00

    This book tells the story of how 18th-century European philosophy used Locke's theory of signs to build a natural history of speech and to investigate the semiotic tools with which nature and civil society can be controlled. The story ends at the point where this approach to language sciences was called into question. Its epilogue is the description... more...

  • Rough Likenessby Lia Purpura

    Sarabande Books 2011; US$ 15.99

    Lyric essays that examine the smallest things imaginable--beach glass, the color "gunmetal," a mushroom--as well as states of being . more...

  • Dearly, Beloved: A Zombie Novelby Lia Habel

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 9.99

    Can the living coexist with the living dead ?   That’s the question that has New Victorian society fiercely divided ever since the mysterious plague known as “The Laz” hit the city of New London and turned thousands into walking corpses. But while some of these zombies are mindless monsters, hungry for human flesh, others can still think, speak,... more...

  • The Possibility of Flightby Lia Hills

    IP (Interactive Publications) 2012; US$ 9.00

    Winner of the 2008 IP Picks Best Poetry Award Poetry at the cutting edge of contemporary writing The poems in Lia Hills’ first collection journey from ‘artesian memories’ of the Australian desert to the ‘shifting territory of the gods’ in rural Pakistan, as they glide with a wing shift between love, language and faith. more...

  • The Dynamics of Transitional Justiceby Lia Kent

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 53.07

    The Dynamics of Transitional Justice draws on the case of East Timor in order to reassess how transitional justice mechanisms actually play out at the local level. Transitional justice mechanisms – including trials and truth commissions – have become firmly entrenched as part of the United Nations ‘tool-kit’ for successful post-conflict recovery.... more...