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Dupre, Louis
Did modernity begin with the Renaissance and end with post-modernism? Dupre challenges both these assumptions, discussing the roots, development and impact of modern thought and tracing the principles of modernity to the late 14th century. 300pp. N.B. Bottom corners of boards and head and tail of spine bumped. Small amount of light pencil annotation. Signed dedication by author with attached note.
Yale University Press, 1993, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Signed First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0300055315
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Inventory #28332
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 33.00 approx. - € 29.00 approx.)
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Dye, Ira
An account of the naval battle between the Argus and the Pelican, focusing on the ship's main officers. 368pp.
United States Naval Institute, 1994, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Printing. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1557501750
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Inventory #24434
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Whitehead, John S.
As late as mid-1941 the two territories of Alaska and Hawaii were little known by most Americans. Alaska was seen as a frozen wasteland and Hawaii, an exotic outpost in the mid-Pacific with a multi-racial, particularly Asian, population. The bombing of Pearl Harbor in late 1941 and the capture of two Aleutian Islands in 1942 made the two territories central theatres of World War II. Thousands of Americans came to know Alaska and Hawaii as never before. Once the war ended both territories hoped that statehood would be their reward for such loyal wartime service. Their strategic locations pointed to an increased national involvement in the Pacific and Asia. The 49th and 50th states would eventually be admitted, but it took thirteen years, from 1946 to 1959, to do it. The long delay was caused by many of the events of the Cold War. Both territories became enmeshed in the national politics of anti-communism, radical labour movements, and Arctic policy to resist a Soviet air attack across the polar North. A cadre of statehood supporters emerged to make their case to the nation, including the young Daniel Inouye of Hawaii and Ted Stevens of Alaska, both of whom would become two of the most powerful senators in Congress.
University of New Mexico Press, 2004, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0826336361
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Inventory #12723
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.40 approx. - € 23.20 approx.)
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Norris, Christopher
Previous owner's signature on ffep.On 29 March 1991, shortly after the cessation of hostilities in the Gulf War, Jean Baudrillard published an article entitled "The Gulf War has not taken place", in which he argued that "the true belligerents are those who thrive on the ideology of the truth of this war". It is in response to such excesses of post-modernism that Christopher Norris has written this extended polemical essay. He argues that the extreme cognitive scepticism and relativism of this school of thought is profoundly disabling for critical theory. Reviewing the writings of Derrida, Foucault, Lyotard and Baudrillard, as well as the American neo-pragmatist school as represented by Rorty and Fish, he meticulously examines the flaws in their arguments, and makes an impassioned plea for the continuance of the philosopher's role as intellectual critic of real world politics and governments.218pp.
Lawrence & Wishart, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0853157529
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Inventory #25292
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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Pardoe,Heather S. Etc.
168pp.
Department of Biodiversity and Systematic Biology National Museu, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0720004594
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Inventory #17081
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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