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Ebbatson, R
In the 1990s, it was the French theorists such as Derrida, Lacan and Foucault who, with their stress on linguistic play and undecidability, took Victorian Studies by storm; now, it seems, it is the Germans who are coming. In Roger Ebbatson's new book, Marx, Simmel, Benjamin and, above all, Heidegger are unleashed on a range of Victorian texts - some unsuspecting, some all too suspecting. The results are alarming: Ebbatson begins with Tennyson overshadowed by empire and homosocial tensions and ends with Conan Doyle writing about a bicycle belonging to a character called Heidegger. In between, he makes bone-shaking progress over a Victorian terrain marked out by Thomas Hardy, Richard Jefferies, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and Robert Louis Stevenson; along the way, Ebbatson considers shipwrecks, money, nature, the South Seas Mission, and 'final solutions'. Tennyson, we discover, was afraid of his own shadow, Hopkins's greatest poem was created by erratic compasses, Hardy wrote like Kafka, Stevenson was drawn to murderous missionaries, and Conan Doyle applauded the concentration camp. Ebbatson shows us that what the Germans bring to our understanding of the nineteenth century is a terrible awareness of the darkest moments of the darkest moments of the twentieth century. 172pp. N.B. Slight fading to rear board. Inside of D/J stained.
Sussex Academic Press, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1845191048
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Inventory #23886
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.58 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Edited By Smart,John C.
733pp.From Number Crunching to Spirituality; A.W. Astin. State Governance Reform of Higher Education: Patterns, Trends, and Theories of the Public Policy Process; M.K. McLendon. College Environments, Diversity, and Student Learning; S. Hurtado, E.L. Dey, P. Gurin, G. Gurin. Identity Research in Higher Education: Communalities, Differences, and Complementarities; K.A. Renn, P. Dilley, M. Prentice. What Can Labor Economics Tell Us About the Earnings and Employment Prospects for Faculty? R.K. Toutkoushian. Studying Faculty Salary Equity: A Review of Theoretical and Methodological Approaches; L.W. Perna. Using Multilevel SEM to Study Leadership Effectiveness in Higher Education; V.J. Rosser. Event History Methods: Conceptual Issues and An Application to Student Departure from College; S.L. DesJardins. Globalization and Universities; J. Currie. Evaluating College and University Teaching: Reflections of a Practitioner; W.E. Cashin. Confronting the Burden of the Past: The Historical Antecedents of the Present Predicament of African Universities; Y.G-M. Lulat. An Institutional Perspective on Higher Education Policy: The Case of Academic Quality Assurance; D.D. Dill.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1402012314
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Inventory #14650
Price: £ 100.00 GBP ($ 130.30 approx. - € 110.50 approx.)
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Bosman, Herman Charles
N.B. Head and tail of spine rubbed. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Edges of D/J slightly rubbed with closed tear to top left corner of rear cover. 286pp.
Southern Book Publishers, 1993, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1868124045
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Inventory #27585
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Ferguson, William M.; Adams, Richard E. W
The Anasazi Indians of the Southwest represent 2,500 years of cultural continuity, from the early Basket Makers of 700 B.C. to their modern descendants, the Pueblo Indians. The pueblos and cliff dwellings they built during their halcyon days between 1100 and 1500 A.D. are the most spectacular ruins north of Mexico. In this book, all of the significant and accessible Anasazi ruins are photographed and described in detail. Special attention is paid to the magnificent sites of Mesa Verde, Chaco Canyon, Canyon de Chelly, and Kayenta. Also included are illustrations of rock art and examples of the delicate jewellery and beautiful ceramics that have survived.
University of New Mexico Press, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . Paperback Reprint. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0826308740
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Inventory #7378
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Burkett, M. E.
52pp.
Skiddaw Press, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Signed First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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