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Banerjee,Sumanta
Taking its title from Karl Marx's description of religion as 'the general theory of this world...[and] its logic in a popular form', this volume of essays explores the hidden logic behind the popular construction of certain myths, beliefs about godlings and spirits, and cross-religious cults, viewing them as popular inventions attempting to make sense of human existence in the face of an overwhelming and often hostile environment. These religious manifestations of popular logic are fluid, ever-changing, and always innovative. They represent an alternative stream running parallel to, and often challenging, the more strictly structured beliefs and practices of the Indian religious establishments, whether Hindu, Islamic or Christian. The essays in this book are an attempt to rediscover some of the important aspects of this multi-faceted phenomenon of popular religion in the context of nineteenth-century Bengal, including tracing the impact of urbanisation, colonialism, and nationalism. 233pp.Tail of spine dented ,slight marking to boards,corners bumped.
Seagull Books, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8170461626
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Inventory #13936
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Rutz, Miriam
108pp.Head and tail of spine slightly bumped.Michigan's public gardens display the rich tapestry of the garden design traditions of the Great Lakes State. This guide reveals the beauty and majesty of the gardens and uncovers the history, politics and legacy of Michigan's public gardens.
Michigan State University Press, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0870136275
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Inventory #6197
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Edited By Grosz, Elizabeth and Probyn, Elsbeth
Sexy Bodies makes new connections between and amongst bodies, cruising the borders of the obscene, the pleasurable, the desirable and the hitherto unspoken rethinking sexuality anew as deeply and strangely sexy. 303pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Routledge, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415098033
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Inventory #25062
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Sarich, John
256pp.
Sea Hill Press Inc, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9780970805027
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Inventory #26427
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Woolston, Joseph L.
Volume 24 in Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry Series.Anorexia nervosa, obesity, failure to thrive and psychosocial dwarfism are among the major growth disorders considered in this volume. It describes the emergence and course of each specific disorder, discusses known or suspected risk factors and highlights unsolved clinical and research issues. Previous owner's signature on ffep.93pp.
Sage Publications Ltd, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: . First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0803936842
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Inventory #13171
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.74 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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