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Simmons, Diane
Widely read in the age of British imperialism and still popular today, the five writers studied here have allowed millions to participate vicariously in the imperial project. Yet all of these writers, so instrumental in popularising the imperial agenda of power and dominance, bore deep emotional scars and as adults bolstered their fragile psychic states through fantasies of empire. While soldiers and politicians may know to bury or at least camouflage their fears and desires, inner fantasy is the necessary ingredient of literature, and popular fiction often offers the opportunity to probe the mind of an age. The connection between childhood loss and the desire for imperial escape, power and dominance is illuminated by De Quincey's mad screeds against the Chinese as both terrifyingly powerful and laughably weak, while Stevenson's romances, though written from an invalid's bed, are credited with 'selling' the idea of empire as manly adventure. Conan Doyle's tales of a Britain menaced at home by imperial blowback are models of Great Power paranoia that resonate today, and Kipling's stories of imperial Britain grow increasingly grandiose as childhood's psychic wounds are re-opened. Finally, Dinesen portrays plantation life in British East Africa as a gentle romance in which displaced African "squatters" serve as loyal and adoring retainers, providing the aristocratic aura for which the author yearns. It is sometimes said that, "Love's loss is empire's gain", and for these writers, Simmons shows, empire presented a magnificent opportunity to compensate for childhood calamity.148pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1845191560
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Inventory #17826
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Edited By Devoldere, Luc
317pp. N.B. Corners slightly bumped.
Ons Erfdeel Vzw, 2009, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9789079705009
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Inventory #27329
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Fitskirk, Peter
Many of contemporary society's myriad problems can be traced to aberrant behaviour. Behavioural psychology has been applied to a wide range of problems which include, but are not limited to the following: (a) Anxiety disorders (obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder); (b) Depressive disorders (unipolar depression, dysthymic disorder); (c) Personality disorders (borderline personality disorder); (d) Substance abuse (alcoholism; drug abuse); (e) Health-related problems (sleep disorders, eating disorders, weight control, pain, distress associated with chronic illness); (f) Childhood disorders (conduct disorder, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder); (g) Pervasive developmental disorders (behavioural problems, language problems, social skill deficits); (h) Violence and aggressive behaviour (criminal behaviour, sex offending); (i) Developmental disabilities (adaptive behaviour, behaviour problems, language difficulties); (j) Academic performance; (k) Relationship problems (sexual dysfunction, marital difficulties); (l) Schizophrenia (skill deficits, psychotic behaviour); (m) Public safety issues (i.e., wearing seat belts). This new book gathers leading research form throughout the world in an effort to gain a better understanding of the problems which plague the world. 189pp. N.B. Top corners of boards slightly bumped. Dent to top edge of front board. PLEASE NOTE
Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781590337622
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Inventory #27421
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 58.64 approx. - € 49.73 approx.)
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Edited By Gokal,R.,Khanna,R.,Krediet,R.Th. And Nolph,K.D.
In 1994, the expert knowledge of Ram Gokal and Karl D. Nolph, the two foremost figures in the field of peritoneal dialysis, was combined to produce the first edition of the Textbook of Peritoneal Dialysis. Since its conception, however, our understanding of peritoneal dialysis related physiology, kinetics and clinical outcomes, as well as the concepts of intraperitoneal chemotherapy, has increased sufficiently to make an updated and completely revised edition of the work necessary. An expansion of the editorial team by fellow-experts Ramesh Khanna and Raymond Krediet enabled an even more comprehensive approach to be taken. 862pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0792359674
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Inventory #14926
Price: £ 60.00 GBP ($ 78.18 approx. - € 66.30 approx.)
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De Waal, Andre; de Waal, Andre
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Palgrave MacMillan, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1403998841
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Inventory #29548
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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