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Abused Bodies in Roman Epic

Abused Bodies in Roman Epic

Author: Andrew M. McClellan (San Diego State University)
ISBN: 9781108482622
Format: Hardback
$194.06

Greco-Roman martial epic poetry, from Homer and Virgil to Neronian and Flavian epic, is obsessed with the treatment...  Read More >>

Evolutionary Naturalism in Victorian Britain: The 'Darwinians' and their Critics

Evolutionary Naturalism in Victorian Britain: The 'Darwinians'...

Author: Bernard Lightman
ISBN: 9781138382435
Format: Paperback
$83.99

Argues that historians have exaggerated the power of scientific naturalism to undermine the role of religion in...  Read More >>

God's Enchanted Rose

God's Enchanted Rose

Author: Will Hallewell
ISBN: 9781645331674
Format: Hardback
$51.72

In the Realm of Heaven, God sighed. And so it began. With the year 2025 not really that far away, the daily...  Read More >>

Arabia & The Gulf

Arabia & The Gulf

Author: Andrew Wheatcroft
ISBN: 9781138869929
Format: Paperback
$62.99

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Religion, Culture and the Quest for Perfection: Body Problems, Body Modifications

Religion, Culture and the Quest for Perfection: Body...

Author: Shawn Arthur
ISBN: 9781472586339
Format: Hardback
$130.00

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Christ Redeemed 'Us' from the Curse of the Law: A Jewish Martyrological Reading of Galatians 3.13

Christ Redeemed 'Us' from the Curse of the Law: A Jewish...

Author: Jarvis J. Williams (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, USA)
ISBN: 9780567657572
Format: Hardback
$170.00

Jarvis J. Williams argues that the Jewish martyrological ideas, codified in 2 and 4 Maccabees and in selected texts...  Read More >>

Documenting Syria: Film-making, Video Activism and Revolution

Documenting Syria: Film-making, Video Activism and Revolution...

Author: Josepha Ivanka Wessels
ISBN: 9781788311731
Format: Hardback
$150.00

Syria is now one of the most important countries in the world for the documentary film industry. Since the 1970s,...  Read More >>

The NKJV, Woman's Study Bible, Cloth over Board, Cream, Full-Color, Thumb Indexed: Receiving God's Truth for Balance, Hope, and Transformation

The NKJV, Woman's Study Bible, Cloth over Board, Cream,...

Author: Dorothy Patterson ,  Rhonda Kelley
ISBN: 9780785226369
Format: Hardback
$99.99

With this redesigned, full-color edition of Thomas Nelson's best-selling, The Woman's Study Bible, women of all...  Read More >>

Italian Prisons in the Age of Positivism, 1861-1914

Italian Prisons in the Age of Positivism, 1861-1914...

Author: Mary Gibson (John Jay College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA) ,  Anne-Marie Kilday (Oxford Brookes University UK)
ISBN: 9781350055322
Format: Hardback
$180.00

During a period dominated by the biological determinism of Cesare Lombroso, Italy constructed a new prison system...  Read More >>

The Logic in Philosophy of Science

The Logic in Philosophy of Science

Author: Hans Halvorson (Princeton University, New Jersey)
ISBN: 9781107110991
Format: Hardback
$168.16

The discovery of the 'new logic' in the late nineteenth century led to a revolution in philosophy. This book examines...  Read More >>

Human Dignity in the Judaeo-Christian Tradition: Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican and Protestant Perspectives

Human Dignity in the Judaeo-Christian Tradition: Catholic,...

Author: John Loughlin
ISBN: 9781350073692
Format: Hardback
$170.00

Dignity is a fundamental aspect of our lives, yet one we rarely pause to consider; our understandings of dignity,...  Read More >>

All Religion Is Inter-Religion: Engaging the Work of Steven M. Wasserstrom

All Religion Is Inter-Religion: Engaging the Work of...

Author: Kambiz GhaneaBassiri (Reed College, USA) ,  Paul Robertson (University of New Hampshire, USA)
ISBN: 9781350062214
Format: Hardback
$180.00

All Religion Is Inter-Religion analyses the ways inter-religious relations have contributed both historically and...  Read More >>

United States Relations with China and Iran: Toward the Asian Century

United States Relations with China and Iran: Toward...

Author: Osamah F. Khalil
ISBN: 9781350087736
Format: Hardback
$170.00

Bringing together experts from history, international relations and the social sciences, United States Relations...  Read More >>

Terrence Malick: Filmmaker and Philosopher

Terrence Malick: Filmmaker and Philosopher

Author: Robert Sinnerbrink (Macquarie University, Australia)
ISBN: 9781350063631
Format: Hardback
$140.00

Many critics have approached Terrence Malick's work from a philosophical perspective, arguing that his films express...  Read More >>

A Commentary on Quintus of Smyrna, Posthomerica 14

A Commentary on Quintus of Smyrna, Posthomerica 14

Author: Katerina Carvounis (Lecturer in Ancient Greek Literature, Lecturer in Ancient Greek Literature, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece)
ISBN: 9780199565054
Format: Hardback
$164.95

The final book of the third century Greek epic Posthomerica tells the story of the Trojan War from Helen's return...  Read More >>

A Sketchbook of Edinburgh

A Sketchbook of Edinburgh

Author: Iain Fraser ,  Anne Fraser
ISBN: 9781780276212
Format: Hardback
$45.99

In this evocative book Iain and Anne Fraser take the reader, both visitor and resident, on a personal journey through...  Read More >>

Emotions, Mobilisations and South Asian Politics

Emotions, Mobilisations and South Asian Politics

Author: Amelie Blom (Sciences Po, Paris and National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations, Paris, France) ,  Stephanie Tawa Lama-Rewal (Center for South Asian Studies (CEIAS), Paris, France)
ISBN: 9781138282261
Format: Hardback
$242.00

This book highlights the role of emotions in the contentious politics of modern South Asia. It brings new methodological,...  Read More >>

The Weil Conjectures: On Maths and the Pursuit of the Unknown

The Weil Conjectures: On Maths and the Pursuit of the...

Author: Karen Olsson
ISBN: 9781526607539
Format: Hardback
$37.99

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Eastern Approaches to Western Film: Asian Reception and Aesthetics in Cinema

Eastern Approaches to Western Film: Asian Reception...

Author: Stephen Teo (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
ISBN: 9781784539825
Format: Hardback
$170.00

Eastern Approaches to Western Film: Asian Aesthetics and Reception in Cinema offers a renewed critical outlook on...  Read More >>

What I Know - A to Z

What I Know - A to Z

Author: Dale Fushek ,  Jody Serey
ISBN: 9781881276258
Format: Paperback
$18.96

Father Dale Fushek is the Executive Director of the Praise and Worship Center in Chandler, Arizona. He received...  Read More >>

Syria's Secret Library: The true story of how a besieged Syrian town found hope

Syria's Secret Library: The true story of how a besieged...

Author: Mike Thomson
ISBN: 9781474605908
Format: Hardback
$49.99

The extraordinary story of how the besieged Syrian town of Daraya found hope and inspiration in a secret underground...  Read More >>

The Fens: Discovering England's Ancient Depths

The Fens: Discovering England's Ancient Depths

Author: Francis Pryor
ISBN: 9781786692221
Format: Hardback
$39.99

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Colonial Transactions: Imaginaries, Bodies, and Histories in Gabon

Colonial Transactions: Imaginaries, Bodies, and Histories...

Author: Florence Bernault
ISBN: 9781478001584
Format: Paperback
$40.80

Florence Bernault retells the colonial and postcolonial history of present-day Gabon from the late nineteenth century...  Read More >>

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