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Retooling Global Development and Governance

by Rob Vos & Manuel Montes

This book provides a new set of ideas to overcome the deficiencies in the ongoing process of globalization and in the mechanisms for global economic governance. The authors aim to present ideas that could become...


The Constitution of English Literature: The State, the Nation and the Canon

by Michael Gardiner

Michael Gardiner examines

the ideology of the discipline of English Literature, arguing that it

is intimately linked with the emergence of the English State, and that it

has consequently suppressed the idea of...


Confessions of a Prison Chaplain

by Brown Mary & Lyon Juliet

Mary Brown's engaging book describes the 'lifeline' work of the prison chaplaincy. Written by a Quaker chaplain, it shows how important to prisoners this contact is and how it blends into the ever-pressing world...


The Edda

by Winifred Faraday

The term Edda (Old Norse Edda, plural Eddur) applies to the Old Norse Poetic Edda and Prose Edda, both of which were written down in Iceland during the 13th century in Icelandic, although they contain material...


Myths and Legends of China

by E. T. C. Werner

In this fascinating and comprehensive collection of Chinese myths and legends, E. T. C. Werner drew upon material readily available to him as a member of the Chinese government's' Historiographical Bureau in...


Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

by E. M. Berens

The author sets before the reader a lifelike picture of the deities of classical times as they were conceived and worshipped by the ancients themselves, and thereby to awaken in the minds of young students a...


Legends of Babylon and Egypt in Relation to Hebrew Tradition

by Leonard W. King

The interconnected influences of different traditions of ancient mythology on one another consumed the archaeological efforts of the late 19th and early 20th century, though much work in Britain and Europe was...


Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable

by Thomas Bulfinch

Here are the world's most-loved stories, in a dynamic visual tour de force for today's readers. Each timeless myth is superbly presented in story form and enhanced with original art work by world-renowned artist...


The Edda

by Winifred Faraday

The term Edda (Old Norse Edda, plural Eddur) applies to the Old Norse Poetic Edda and Prose Edda, both of which were written down in Iceland during the 13th century in Icelandic, although they contain material...


Representation of Deities of the Maya Manuscript

by Paul Schellhas

The three manuscripts which we possess of the ancient Maya peoples of Central America, the Dresden (Dr.), the Madrid (Tro.-Cort.) and the Paris (Per.) manuscripts, all contain a series of pictorial representations...


The Babylonian Legends of the Creation

by Anonymous

The Babylonian Legends of the Creation and the Fight Between Bel and the Dragon as Told by Assyrian Tablets From Nineveh contianing the following:

"The Discovery of the Tablets"

"Publication of the Creation Tablets"...


The Legends of the Jews

by Louis Ginzberg

To this day Legends of the Jews remains a most remarkable and comprehensive compilation of stories connected to the Hebrew Bible. It is an indispensable reference on that body of literature known as Midrash,...


The Constant Rider Omnibus: Stories from the Public Transportation Front

by Kate Lopresti

Collected in book form are Constant Rider zine issues 1–7 which detail author Kate Lopresti's personal history as a patron of public transport. Anecdotes and accounts, from humor to hard times, are included...


Hurt: Notes on Torture in a Modern Democracy

by Kristian Williams

A collection of articles and interviews on the history, psychology, and current state of torture in democratic societies, Hurt is a short but hard-hitting look in the mirror for first-world countries. This exposé...


What to Expect When No One's Expecting: America's Coming Demographic Disaster

by Jonathan V. Last

Look around you and think for a minute: Is America too crowded?

For years, we have been warned about the looming danger of overpopulation: people jostling for space on a planet that’s busting at the seams and...


The Handbook of Food Research

by Anne Murcott, Warren Belasco & Peter Jackson

The Handbook of Food Research presents in-depth essays from an international group of scholars and offers an essential roadmap of this dynamic field of study, with insight into past and present research and...


Marx's Concept of Man: Including 'Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts'

by Erich Fromm & Karl Marx

Erich Fromm (1900 - 1980) is widely regarded as one of the most important psychoanalytical thinkers of the 20th century. Besides his influence on modern psychology, he was also a key member of the Frankfurt...


Education and Reconciliation: Exploring Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations

by Julia Paulson & Colin Brock

What is the relationship between education and reconciliation initiatives? Who encourages and enacts it and who discourages and detracts from it? Do reconciliatory educational practices offer any insight into...


Gender and Religion, 2nd Edition: The Dark Side of Scripture

by Barbara Crandall

When did patriarchy start and why? What explanation did the major world religions offer for women's inferiority? How have their beliefs and scriptures influenced women's lives in different parts of the world...


Dress, Law and Naked Truth: A Cultural Study of Fashion and Form

by Gary Watt

Why are civil authorities in so-called liberal democracies affronted by public nudity and the Islamic full-face 'veil'? Why is law and civil order so closely associated with robes, gowns, suits, wigs and uniforms?...