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Gilbert, Alan
Previous owner's signature on ffep.This ambitious and sweeping book presents a powerful argument against moral relativism and in favor of the objectivity of a theory of democratic individuality. Unlike much recent work in this field, the book does not simply adumbrate such a view. Rather, it develops the parallels between various versions of scientific and moral realism, and then reinterprets the history and internal logic of democratic theory, maintaining, for example, that the abolition of slavery represents genuine moral progress. The book also recasts the clashes between Marxist and Weberian, radical and liberal sociologies in the light of these moral claims, and sketches the institutions of a radical democracy.510pp.
Cambridge University Press, 1990, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0521387094
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Inventory #24766
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Bhattacherje,S.B.
N.B. Bump to head of spine and D/J spine. India, in this chronology of events, stands for the country as it is today and as it was before the Partition in 1947. It takes off from 1424 BC, the year widely accepted by historians as that of the Battle of Mahabharata. Until the end of the 17th century, it mostly covers historical events with reference to matters concerning religion as well as the lives of luminaries. Divided into four parts, the encyclopaedia contains: a chronology of events, year wise, with cross-references to other years; arrangement of the events by calendar dates; a list of important dynasties; and, a full index section.
New Dawn Press, 2006, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. Fifth Revised Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 193270549X
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Inventory #15300
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Edietd By Grant, David and Oswick, Cliff
One page with highlighting.
Sage Publications, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0803976305
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Inventory #29423
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Amery, Colin
Previous owners inscription on ffep. Bottom edge of covers slightly rubbed. 144pp.
National Gallery Publications Ltd, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 094764587X
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Inventory #21588
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Timms, Edward
This is an unusual narrative in that it successfully combines subjectivity - how an English person was led by a sequence of educational developments, personal encounters and historical constraints to become the founder of the German-Jewish Centre at the University of Sussex; and objectivity - a book that introduces English and American readers to an important and evolving field of historical and cultural studies through intellectual autobiography. It documents the formative experiences of a scholar who was to become a pioneering teacher and researcher in the field of German culture and politics. The aim is to relate the shaping of self to the drift of history in a period of radical social change, extending from the refugee crisis caused by Hitler's seizure of power through the ordeals of the Second World War to post-war reconstruction, and the transformation of Britain into a modern multicultural society. The focus is on the formative role of institutions: vicarage childhood, Anglican schooling, Cambridge and other university environments - especially the new map of learning at Sussex University in the 1960s. The 'Torch' in the title alludes to the transmission of a radical intellectual tradition and to a specific commitment to the study of Die Fackel, the satirical journal edited by Karl Kraus in Vienna from 1899 to 1936. From this emerged the innovative agenda developed by the Centre for German-Jewish Studies. 315pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2011, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781845193850
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Inventory #27389
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.15 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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