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Said, Edward W.
A 'beginning,' especially as embodied in much modern thought, is its own method, Edward Said argues in this classic treatise on the role of the intellectual and the goal of criticism. Distinguishing between 'origin', which is divine, mythical, and privileged, and 'beginning,' which is secular and humanly produced, Said traces the ramifications and diverse understandings of the concept of beginning through history. A beginning is a first step in the intentional production of meaning and the production of difference from preexisting traditions. It authorizes subsequent texts - it both enables them and limits what is acceptable. Drawing on the insights of Vico, Valery, Nietzsche, Saussure, Levi-Strauss, Husserl, and Foucault, Said recognizes the novel as the major attempt in Western literary culture to give beginnings an authorizing function in experience, art, and knowledge.Scholarship should see itself as a beginning - as a uniting of theory and practice. Said's insistence on a criticism that is humane and socially responsible is what makes "Beginnings" a book about much more than writing: it is about imagination and action as well as the constraints on freedom and invention that come from human intention and the method of its fulfillment. 414pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Columbia University Press, 1985, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 023105937X
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Inventory #24689
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Page, Sally
Following the seasons, this book is full of money saving ideas and tips on how to bring your garden into your home. The florist tips Sally includes are practical and simple, the reader will not need to have a cutting garden to try them out, nor will they need to strip their borders of all their favourite flowers. Along the way Sally takes advice from other florist friends, including how and when to mix garden grown with flower shop blooms to get the best and most enduring displays. Sally Page has a passion for flower shops and in her books has spent many enjoyable hours photographing and writing about the life of flower shops, letting us in on the secrets that florists know. In this, the fifth book in the Flower Shop series, she turns her attention to the flowers and foliage that can be found in your garden. Sally invites us to join her as she visits twenty one beautiful private gardens around the country, taking inspiration from the flowers and plants that she finds there. Following the seasons, this book is full of money saving ideas and tips on how to bring your garden into your home. N.B. Signed by author on title page. 95pp.
Fanahan Books, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine/Price Clipped. Signed First Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
ISBN: 9780955377952
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Inventory #23609
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Wuthnow, Robert
Wuthnow examinesd the struggles in which American families are now engaged as they try to balance work and family,confront the pressures of consumerism,and find meaning in their careers.429pp.
Princeton University Press, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0691058954
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Inventory #21890
Price: £ 6.50 GBP ($ 8.39 approx. - € 7.18 approx.)
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Cable, Ted T.
A fascinating and thought provoking journey into West Africa through the eyes of the people who have dedicated their lives to helping preserve the natural habitat of West Africa. This book describes the work of individuals who have devoted their lives to preserving a richly diverse, beautiful, and prosperous world for future generations of West Africans. The book's purposes are to honor these dedicated conservationists and to offer them as inspirational role models for those considering joining the ranks of conservationists. By describing the places, the issues, and the challenges facing these individuals, this book presents a snapshot of West Africa conservation as we begin the twenty-first century. Eighteen different profiles cover a gamut of topics such as: Trees for Timbuktu, Forests for the Future, Championing Chimpanzees, Endangered Species, National Parks, and the Politics of Conservation. While the economy and politics of this great country keep changing you will feel an involvement in these conservation efforts right from the start of this book.
Sagamore Publishing, Incorporated, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1571674934
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Inventory #6144
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Douglass, James W.
Previous owners inscription to ffep.236pp.
Orbis Books, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0883447533
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Inventory #25496
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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