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Timms, Edward
This is an unusual narrative in that it successfully combines subjectivity - how an English person was led by a sequence of educational developments, personal encounters and historical constraints to become the founder of the German-Jewish Centre at the University of Sussex; and objectivity - a book that introduces English and American readers to an important and evolving field of historical and cultural studies through intellectual autobiography. It documents the formative experiences of a scholar who was to become a pioneering teacher and researcher in the field of German culture and politics. The aim is to relate the shaping of self to the drift of history in a period of radical social change, extending from the refugee crisis caused by Hitler's seizure of power through the ordeals of the Second World War to post-war reconstruction, and the transformation of Britain into a modern multicultural society. The focus is on the formative role of institutions: vicarage childhood, Anglican schooling, Cambridge and other university environments - especially the new map of learning at Sussex University in the 1960s. The 'Torch' in the title alludes to the transmission of a radical intellectual tradition and to a specific commitment to the study of Die Fackel, the satirical journal edited by Karl Kraus in Vienna from 1899 to 1936. From this emerged the innovative agenda developed by the Centre for German-Jewish Studies. 315pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2011, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781845193850
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Inventory #27389
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 42.00 approx. - € 37.10 approx.)
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Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky
N.B.Some annotation.Previous owner's name on ffep.
SPC, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0281045763
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Inventory #26253
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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Gordon, E. J.
N.B. Corners slightly rubbed. Tiny split to base of spine. Inscribed by author on title page. 163pp.
Price-Patterson, Limited, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Signed Copy. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0969577141
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Inventory #23637
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.20 approx. - € 6.36 approx.)
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More, Charles
This book aims to provide a balanced picture by setting Cheltenham in a national context. It deals with the colleges' institutional development and Evangelical links, with development of the curriculum and the practical training given from the days of the Master of Method onwards and with the communal life of the colleges in sport and societies. Illustrated with occasional b/w photographs. 206pp.Very faint white flek marks towards top of front cover otherwise a very nice copy.
The Hambledon Press, 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: Good/Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1852850779
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Inventory #10088
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.00 approx. - € 5.30 approx.)
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de Bruyn, Gerd
This work contains text in English and German. In the summer 1978, the cover of the magazine "Bauwelt" showed a photograph of an unusual building. It was tersely introduced to readers as a 'private house with office in Bad Nauheim', but it was immediately obvious that this was a built manifesto. What appeared was a strictly symmetrically articulated, steeply rising facade, emanating dignity and composure. It also seemed able to manage without windows, which further enhanced its austere elegance. And then there were the strikingly slender, sharp-angled wall elements, which seemed captivatingly graceful, or even delicate and fragile - as though folded from paper. The fact is that, long before Gilles Deleuze had cast his spell on a new generation of aesthetically ambitious architects, Johannes Peter Holzinger was putting his folding skills into practice as a matter of course. 59pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall.
ISBN: 3930698536
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Inventory #20043
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 21.60 approx. - € 19.08 approx.)
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