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  • Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Ageby Peter Paret; Gordon A. Craig; Felix Gilbert

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 52.33

    The essays in this volume analyze war, its strategic characterisitics and its political and social functions, over the past five centuries. The diversity of its themes and the broad perspectives applied to them make the book a work of general history as much as a history of the theory and practice of war from the Renaissance to the present. Makers... more...

  • Weimar Thoughtby Peter E. Gordon; John P. McCormick

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 27.25

    During its short lifespan, the Weimar Republic (1918-33) witnessed an unprecedented flowering of achievements in many areas, including psychology, political theory, physics, philosophy, literary and cultural criticism, and the arts. Leading intellectuals, scholars, and critics--such as Hannah Arendt, Walter Benjamin, Ernst Bloch, Bertolt Brecht, and... more...

  • Politics and Societyby Peter Gordon

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 170.00

    Louisa Mary, Lady Knightley of Fawnsley, was a woman of unusually wide interests, especially in the field of public affairs. In an age when few opportunities arose for women to make a contribution to political and feminist matters, Lady Knightley was an early pioneer of both causes. Denied the vote as a woman, she was a leading advocate of the campaign... more...

  • Rosenzweig and Heideggerby Peter Gordon

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 31.95

    Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929) is widely regarded today as one of the most original and intellectually challenging figures within the so-called renaissance of German-Jewish thought in the Weimar period. The architect of a unique kind of existential theology, and an important influence upon such philosophers as Walter Benjamin, Martin Buber, Leo Strauss,... more...

  • Musical Visitors to Britainby Peter Gordon

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 61.95

    Britain has attracted many musical visitors to its shores. A varied and often eccentric collection of individuals, some were invited by royalty with musical tastes, some were refugees from religious or political oppression, some were spies, and others came to escape debt or even charges of murder. This book paints a broad picture of the changing... more...

  • Teaching the Humanitiesby Peter Gordon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    First Published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • A Guide to Educational Researchby Peter Gordon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 61.95

    This account of development in educational research is intended as a guide to possible research areas, both fundamental and policy-related, for students in colleges and higher education institutions, and should also be of interest to those engaged in curriculum planning and administration. more...

  • The Silver Way: China, Spanish America and the birth of globalisation 1565-1815: Penguin Specialsby Peter Gordon

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 7.04

    Long before London and New York rose to international prominence, a trading route was discovered between Spanish America and China that ushered in a new era of globalisation. The Ruta de la Plata or ’Silver Way’ catalysed economic and cultural exchange, built the foundations for the first global currency and led to the rise of the first ‘world city’.... more...

  • Women, Clubs and Associations in Britainby David Doughan; Peter Gordon

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Women have been consistently excluded from all manner of clubs and associations over the years, whether as the direct result of an anti-woman policy or indirectly through prohibitive entry requirements, social constraints, or conflict of interests and tastes. Retaliation from women has taken two directions: some women have set up their own exclusive... more...

  • World Povertyby Peter Townsend; David Gordon

    Policy Press 2002; US$ 39.95

    The study, when published in 2002, received coverage across the globe from Brazil to Greece and attracted the support of the then High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson. Anyone interested in understanding, campaigning or simply debating the issues facing policy makers today will find this book a rich and compelling resource. more...