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Wilson, A. N.
A. N. Wilson's sympathetic, readable and brilliantly analytical narrative places John Milton, the greatest poet of the seventeenth century, in the context of his political and religious ideas. N.B. Reading crease to spine. 278pp.
Pimlico, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0712668187
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Inventory #23747
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.74 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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Edited By Rowbotham and Mitter, Swasti
Compares the lives of women in the first and third worlds, examining how women have organized forms of production themselves in the struggle towards breaking down some of the ideological barriers that colonialism and racism have built among them. 233pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Covers slightly faded.
Routledge, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415095867
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Inventory #25510
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Cohen-Shalev, Amir
140pp.The interface of old age and cinema provides a fascinating yet uncharted territory in the humanities and social sciences. Two central perspectives are explored: movies on old age by old filmmakers; and movies on old age by younger artists. The first perspective focuses on the cinematic representation of ageing from within, whereas the second examines the ways ageing is viewed from the outside. The distinction is based on the schism between the phenomenology of ageing and its social representation: The one hinges on intrinsic qualities of 'old age style' or 'late style'; the second addresses attitudes towards old age in general as well as towards ageing artists and the reception (or rejection) of their late films.The author combines these general perspectives as it shifts between text and context, beginning with ageing from the outside in order to introduce the semantics and pragmatics of the context (reception and filmmaking stylistic change, midlife images of old age), and continuing into the world of ageing as cinematically represented from within, by old filmmakers, an often idiosyncratic, metaphysical and sometimes unapproachable world. By providing a roadmap that charts previous scholarly paths of inquiry, this book offers a panoramic view of the direction of this new field of cinematic gerontology, and is essential reading for students and scholars of cinema, humanistic gerontology, psychology of art, and the sociology of old age and popular culture.
Sussex Academic Press, 2009, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781845192808
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Inventory #19607
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.15 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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Gopa Kumar, G.
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru - the First Prime Minister of Independent India - was the embodiment of spirit and ideals of democracy, socialism, secularism, nationalism, equality and social justice. Estimating the contemporary significance and historical relevance of Nehru will always remain a challenging task for the students of social sciences. Nehru continues to remain a crucial link between the evolution of India's contemporary nationalism and the transition towards a middle-range power among the countries of the modern world. Along with other great stalwarts of freedom movement, Nehru was successful and practical in envisioning a modern India. Given the complex social, cultural, political and historical background of the Continent, this was a tremendous task. In the post-Independence scenario, Nehru was able to provide a strong foundation to the political system and clear directions to foreign and domestic policies. Despite the fast changing nature of the international system, Nehruvian perspectives are very relevant even today. This book contains 12 papers, authored by eminent scholars, which critically examine the policies pursued by Nehru in shaping modern India. 184pp.
New Century Publications, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9788177082425
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Inventory #27512
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Edited By Goldbourt,Uri;De Faire,Ulf and Berg,Kare
Incidence and mortality of atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease (CHD) varies considerably among races, populations and ethnic groups. This book consolidates the available evidence for the roles of genetics in atherosclerosis, its correlates and its sequelae.N.B.Small label residue to base of spine.456pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0792327527
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Inventory #15075
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 38.70 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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