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Castleden, Rodney
Plato's legend of Atlantis has become notorious among scholars as the absurdest lie in literature. Atlantis Destroyed explores the possibility that the account given by Plato is historically true. Rodney Castleden first considers the location of Atlantis re-examining two suggestions put forward in the early twentieth century; Minoan Crete and Minoan Thera. He outlines the latest research findings on Knossos and Bronze Age Thera, discussing the material culture, trade empire and agricultural system, writing and wall paintings, art, religion and society of the Minoan civilization. Castleden demonstrates the many parallels between Plato's narrative and the Minoan Civilization in the Aegean. Fired by the imagination a new vision of Atlantis has arisen over the last one hundred and fifty years as a lost utopia. Rodney Castleden discusses why this picture arose and xplains how it has become confused with Plato's genuine account. 225pp.
Routledge, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415165393
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Inventory #27761
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Edited By Milanino,R.;Rainsford,K.D. And Velo,G.P.
Ten chapters update the research on the two metals in their role both as trace elements associated with such inflammatory conditions as rheumatism, and as therapeutic agents against those very conditions. Includes reports of systematic and topical treatments on both human and other animals.N.B.Slight dent to top edge of front board.149pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 074620079X
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Inventory #15641
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 46.20 approx. - € 40.60 approx.)
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Edited By Mendus, Susan
Previous owner's signature on ffep.This book traces the growth of philosophical justifications of toleration. The contributors discuss the grounds on which we may be required to be tolerant and the proper limits of toleration. They consider the historical and conceptual relation between toleration and scepticism and ask whether toleration is justified by considerations of autonomy or of prudence. The papers cover a range of perspectives on the subject, including Marxist and Socialist as well as liberal views. The editor's introduction prepares the ground by discussing the essential features of the subject and offers a lucid survey of the theories and arguments put forward in the book. The collection arises out of the Morrell Toleration Project at the University of York and all the papers were written as contributions to that project. The discussion will be of interest to specialists in philosophy, in political and social theory and in intellectual history. 260pp.
Cambridge University Press, 1988, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 052134302X
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Inventory #24482
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 59.40 approx. - € 52.20 approx.)
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Compiled By Glitsch,Catherine
The American Novel Explication series covers US and Canadian novels from their beginnings in the eighteenth century to the present.This volume covers criticism of novels published in journals and books between 1969 and 1980.575pp.
Archon Books, 2000, Cloth/Gilt, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #3349
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Walter Thompson, J.
Reprint of the introductory pages of the 1899 JWT Red Book. J. Walter Thompson entered the advertising agency business in 1868 and bought the agency he worked for and named it after himself in 1878. The Thompson Red Book was one of his innovations, the purpose of which was primarily to give the advertiser a great deal of detailed information about the advertising costs of the publications then available. 32pp.
J. Walter Thompson Co., 0, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #21581
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.60 approx. - € 5.80 approx.)
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