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Blockbusters and the Ancient World: Allegory and Warfare in Contemporary Hollywood

Blockbusters and the Ancient World: Allegory and Warfare...

Author: Chris Davies (University of Exeter UK)
ISBN: 9781788313117
Format: Hardback
$170.00

Following the release of Ridley Scott's Gladiator in 2000 the ancient world epic has experienced a revival in studio...  Read More >>

Ancient Egyptians (2 Vols)

Ancient Egyptians (2 Vols)

Author: J. Gardner Wilkinson
ISBN: 9780415645836
Format: Paperback
$73.99

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The Cambridge Grammar of Classical Greek

The Cambridge Grammar of Classical Greek

Author: Evert van Emde Boas (University of Oxford) ,  Albert Rijksbaron (Universiteit van Amsterdam)
ISBN: 9780521198608
Format: Hardback
$258.72

This entirely new, comprehensive reference grammar of Classical Greek is aimed at students, teachers and academics....  Read More >>

Radical Antiapartheid Internationalism and Exile: The Life of Elizabeth Mafeking

Radical Antiapartheid Internationalism and Exile: The...

Author: Holly Y. McGee (University of Cincinnati, USA)
ISBN: 9781138501447
Format: Hardback
$221.00

Elizabeth Mafeking was a titanic figure in the history of resistance to Apartheid in South Africa, a mother of 11...  Read More >>

Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics: Xenophon: Anabasis Book III

Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics: Xenophon: Anabasis...

Author: Luuk Huitink (Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat Heidelberg, Germany) ,  Tim Rood (University of Oxford)
ISBN: 9781107079236
Format: Hardback
$181.10

An up-to-date commentary on a pivotal section of Xenophon's Anabasis aimed at undergraduates. Advanced students...  Read More >>

Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology: The Cambridge Handbook of Wisdom

Author: Robert J. Sternberg (Cornell University, New York) ,  Judith Gluck (Universitat Klagenfurt, Austria)
ISBN: 9781108476416
Format: Hardback
$375.19

This is a review of the psychological literature on wisdom by leading experts in the field. It covers the philosophical...  Read More >>

Philosophy of Sex and Love: An Opinionated Introduction

Philosophy of Sex and Love: An Opinionated Introduction...

Author: Patricia Marino
ISBN: 9781138391000
Format: Paperback
$69.99

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The Watergate: Inside America's Most Infamous Address

The Watergate: Inside America's Most Infamous Address...

Author: Joseph Rodota
ISBN: 9780062476647
Format: Paperback
$34.99

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Calvin and the Resignification of the World: Creation, Incarnation, and the Problem of Political Theology in the 1559 `Institutes'

Calvin and the Resignification of the World: Creation,...

Author: Michelle Chaplin Sanchez
ISBN: 9781108473040
Format: Hardback
$194.06

Examines Calvin's 1559 Institutes alongside critical theorists, arguing that attention to sovereignty, materiality,...  Read More >>

Richard lll: In Fact and Fiction

Richard lll: In Fact and Fiction

Author: Matthew Lewis
ISBN: 9781526727978
Format: Paperback
$34.99

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A Year in Paris: Season by Season in the City of Light

A Year in Paris: Season by Season in the City of Light...

Author: John Baxter
ISBN: 9780062846884
Format: Paperback
$32.99

From the incomparable John Baxter, award-winning author of the bestselling The Most Beautiful Walk in the World,...  Read More >>

Iranian Masculinities: Gender and Sexuality in Late Qajar and Early Pahlavi Iran

Iranian Masculinities: Gender and Sexuality in Late...

Author: Sivan Balslev (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
ISBN: 9781108470636
Format: Hardback
$194.06

This unique study spotlights the role of masculinity in Iranian history by examining how men under the reign of...  Read More >>

Cold War Fleet: Ships of the Royal Navy 1966-91 A Photographic Album

Cold War Fleet: Ships of the Royal Navy 1966-91 A Photographic...

Author: Clive Taylor ,  Sue Taylor
ISBN: 9781472833716
Format: Hardback
$99.99

Cold War Fleet is a selection of photographs of Royal Navy vessels from the 25 years from 1966 to 1991. Each is...  Read More >>

An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin's Master Agent

An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin's Master Agent...

Author: Owen Matthews
ISBN: 9781408857786
Format: Hardback
$49.99

The thrilling true story of Richard Sorge - the man John le Carre called `the spy to end spies', and whose actions...  Read More >>

Vengeful Citizens, Violent States: A Theory of War and Revenge

Vengeful Citizens, Violent States: A Theory of War and...

Author: Rachel Stein (George Washington University, Washington DC)
ISBN: 9781108492751
Format: Hardback
$194.04

Rachel M. Stein brings the study of revenge into the field of international relations, arguing that the more violent...  Read More >>

Science in History: German Science in the Age of Empire: Enterprise, Opportunity and the Schlagintweit Brothers

Science in History: German Science in the Age of Empire:...

Author: Moritz von Brescius (Universitat Bern, Switzerland)
ISBN: 9781108427326
Format: Hardback
$232.88

A study of German scientists who travelled to other nations' empires to observe, record, and collect rich materials...  Read More >>

New Approaches to the History of Science and Medicine: Science and the State: From the Scientific Revolution to World War II

New Approaches to the History of Science and Medicine:...

Author: John Gascoigne (University of New South Wales, Sydney)
ISBN: 9781107155671
Format: Hardback
$181.10

This is the first accessible historical overview of the partnership between science and the state from the Scientific...  Read More >>

How to Be a Pyrrhonist: The Practice and Significance of Pyrrhonian Skepticism

How to Be a Pyrrhonist: The Practice and Significance...

Author: Richard Bett (The Johns Hopkins University)
ISBN: 9781108471077
Format: Hardback
$194.06

Explores what it was like to be a practitioner of Pyrrhonist skepticism, and to what extent anything like it might...  Read More >>

Communication, Society and Politics: Media Ethics and Global Justice in the Digital Age

Communication, Society and Politics: Media Ethics and...

Author: Clifford G. Christians (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
ISBN: 9781107152144
Format: Hardback
$194.04

Today's digital revolution is a worldwide phenomenon. This book presents a new theory of media ethics that is explicitly...  Read More >>

The Journey of Deacon Bodo from the Rhine to the Guadalquivir: Apostasy and Conversion to Judaism in Early Medieval Europe

The Journey of Deacon Bodo from the Rhine to the Guadalquivir:...

Author: Frank Riess
ISBN: 9781138314092
Format: Hardback
$242.00

The story of Bodo begins in the ninth century around the time of the death of Charlemagne in 814. It centres on...  Read More >>

Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics: Protectors of Pluralism: Religious Minorities and the Rescue of Jews in the Low Countries during the Holocaust

Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics: Protectors...

Author: Robert Braun (University of California, Berkeley)
ISBN: 9781108471022
Format: Hardback
$194.04

This book sheds new light on the relationship between religion and tolerance by investigating the Christian protection...  Read More >>

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