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How and why do we quote? And how do quotations develop and morph over time? Elizabeth Knowles draws on over twenty years' experience editing the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations to illuminate this essential part of the fabric of our language.
'Englishmen Transplanted' challenges the widely accepted view of seventeenth-century Barbados planters as reckless fortune seekers who failed to create a viable society in the tropics. Rather, it argues they were settlers eager to transplant what was fam
Concentrating on Auden's post-1940 writings and his letters, essays and lectures, this study demonstrates the scope of his intellect and includes some of his unpublished prose. Leading scholars and literary critics contribute discussions regarding key asp
(Dis)connected Empires Imperial Portugal, Sri Lankan Diplomacy, and the Making of a Habsburg Conquest in Asia
(Dis)connected Empires offers a new contribution to the current debate on the role of global history in a world of resurgent nationalisms. Biedermann explores the world of early diplomatic connections between Europe and Asia in the Renaissance, focusing o
In 1931,Tobias Straumann reveals the story of the fatal crisis, demonstrating how a debt trap contributed to the rapid financial and political collapse of a European country, and to the rise of the Nazi Party.
for SATB and pianoA baby so small, a message so great is an expressive Christmas song setting a text by the composer. Contrasting gentle melodies and sparse piano writing with richly dramatic chords, it creates a real sense of anticipation for the arrival
Writing for a wide audience, Harvey here tells the political-economic story of where neoliberalization came from and how it proliferated on the world stage. He constructs a framework, not only for analyzing the political and economic dangers that now sur
A Christmas Carol has gripped the public imagination since it was first published in 1843, and it is now as much a part of Christmas as mistletoe or plum pudding. This edition reprints the story alongside Dickens's four other Christmas Books: The Chimes,
The story of Hank Morgan, a nineteenth-century American who is accidentally returned to sixth-century England, is a powerful analysis of such issues as monarchy versus democracy and free will versus determinism. Yet it is also one of Twain's finest comic
This new dictionary is the most up-to-date A to Z of construction, surveying, and civil engineering terms and definitions available. Covering all core aspects of construction and related areas, it provides a one-stop reference for construction students an
With over 750 authoritative entries covering all areas of critical theory, this dictionary is an essential reference work for anyone needing a clear guide to theory, from feminism to globalization, from Marxism to psychoanalysis. This edition is fully rev
An informative and fascinating book which covers over 6,000 names in common use in English, including traditional names as well as the very newest names. It covers pet names, variant spellings, and gives intriguing historical and linguistic information fo
This dictionary includes over 1,400 entries covering terminology related to the practice, business, and technology of journalism, as well as its concepts and theories, institutions, publications, and key events. An essential companion for all students tak
The Atlanta and Nashville world's fairs provided a local, national, and global stage for Southerners to prove how the South had embraced a rapidly changing world. As Nathan Cardon explores in A Dream of the Future, Southerners presented themselves as mode
In these stories Dostoevsky explores both the figure of the dreamer divorced from reality and also his own ambiguous attitude to utopianism, themes central to many of his great novels. This new translation captures the power and lyricism of Dostoevsky's w
Liddell & Scott's Greek-English Lexicon (9/e 1940) is used by every student of ancient Greek in the English-speaking world, and covers every surviving ancient Greek author and text discovered up to 1940. In 1968 the Lexicon was updated with a Supplemen
Using the psychological insights and the practical techniques of the ancient Roman Stoics, Irvine offers a road map for anyone seeking to avoid the feelings of chronic dissatisfaction that plague so many.
This text provides a survey of the questions raised by philosophers and scientists about the proper evaluation of scientific interpretations. This edition has been updated to include discussion on contemporary developments.
The only clear and accessible guide to the key theorists and texts of modern political thought as well as the major methods of approaching them.
This new translation includes Kafka's two published collections, A Country Doctor and A Hunger Artist with other, uncollected stories, aphorisms, and parables that have become part of the Kafka canon. Enigmatic, satirical, often bleakly humorous, the sto
A Journal of the Plague Year is Defoe's fictional reconstruction of the effects of the Great Plague of 1665 on London. He brings vividly to life the devastation and suffering wrought by the disease,and its effect on the city. This revised edition includ
2018 marks the centenary not only of the Armistice but also of women gaining the vote. A Lab of One's Own commemorates both anniversaries by exploring how the War gave female scientists, doctors, and engineers unprecedented opportunities to undertake ende
The first of Maupassant's six novels, A Life (Une Vie) (1883) is the story of Jeanne de Lamare, the only daughter of wealthy Norman aristocrats whose life is beset by treachery and disillusion.
The first comprehensive history of the Reformation origins and flourishing of Lutheran baroque; while the Protestant reform movements are generally associated with iconoclasm, this book studies art, religion, and politics to show that in Lutheran Germany
This unique edition brings together for the first time Austen-Leigh's memoir of his aunt Jane Austen, together with shorter recollections by James Edward's two sisters. It also includes Jane's brother Henry's two biographical accounts.
In the new edition of a successful book, Anne Campbell redresses the balance of evolutionary theory in favour of women. She examines how selection pressures have shaped the female mind over thousands of generations: Their emotions, friendship, competition
The third volume of A New History of Ireland opens with a character study of early modern Ireland and a panoramic survey of Ireland in 1534, followed by twelve chapters of narrative history. There are further chapters on the economy, the coinage, language
Sir Anthony Kenny unfolds a magisterial new history of Western philosophy. Specially written for a broad popular readership, Kenny's lucid and stimulating history will become the definitive work for anyone interested in the people and ideas that shaped th
This book presents a history of India's population for the period stretching from when hunter-gatherer homo sapiens first arrived in the country (very roughly seventy thousand years ago) until the modern day. It draws together archaeology, history, and po
One of the most significant literary works of the twentieth century, and one of the most innovative. Young Irish Catholic, Stephen Dedalus, rejects religion and national ties to develop unfettered as an artist. Stronly autobiographical, the novel is one o
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