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788 руб.

Princess Elisabeth . The Correspondence Between Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia and Rene Descartes

Between the years 1643 and 1649, Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia (1618-80) and Rene Descartes (1596-1650) exchanged fifty-eight letters - thirty-two from Descartes and twenty-six from Elisabeth. Their correspondence contains the only known extant... ...
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788 руб.

Guilbault Jocelyne . Governing Sound. The Cultural Politics of Trinidad's Carnival Musics

Calypso music is an integral part of Trinidad's national identity. When, for instance, Franklin D. Roosevelt asked the great Trinidadian musician Roaring, Lion where he was from, Lion famously replied the land of calypso. But in a nation as... ...
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788 руб.

Herberg Will . Protestant-Catholic-Jew. An Essay in American Religious Sociology

The most honored discussion of American religion in mid-twentieth century times is Will Herberg's Protestant-Catholic-Jew... It spoke precisely to the mid-century condition and speaks in still applicable ways to the American condition and, at its... ...
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788 руб.

Karban Richard . Induced Responses to Herbivory

Plants face a daunting array of creatures which eat them, bore into them and use virtually every plant part for food or shelter. However, plants are far from defenceless under attack. Although they cannot flee their attackers, they can produce... ...
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507 руб.

Carol Zisowitz Stearns . Anger. The Struggle for Emotional Control in America's History

In this groundbreaking social history, Carol and Peter Stearns trace the two hundred-year development of anger, beginning with premodern colonial America. Drawing on diaries and popular advice literature of key periods, Anger deals with the everyday... ...
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2967 руб.

Lahuerta J.J. . Antoni Gaud&#237;: Ornament, Fire and Ashes

Juan Jos&#233; Lahuerta’s Columns of Smoke series offers bold new readings of modernity and its key figures while redefining the connections between architecture, ornamentation, and the portrayal of both in print media. The third volume focuses on... ...
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338 руб.

Aviad M. Kleinberg . Prophets in Their Own Country. Living Saints and the Making of Sainthood in the Later Middle Ages

This is a study of the making of saintly reputations, showing how sainthood, although frequently seen as a personal trait, is actually the product of negotiations between particular individuals and their communities. Employing historical and... ...
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1420 руб.

Stephen C. Lubkemann . Culture in Chaos. An Anthropology of the Social Condition in War

Fought after a decade of armed struggle against colonialism, the Mozambican civil war lasted from 1977 to 1992, claiming hundreds of thousands of lives while displacing millions more. As conflicts across the globe span decades and generations, Stephen... ...
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1365 руб.

Robert E. Kohler . Lords of the Fly. Drosophila Genetics and the Experimental Life

The common fruit fly, Drosophila, has long been one of the most productive of all laboratory animals. From 1910 to 1940, the centre of Drosophila culture in America was the school of Thomas Hunt Morgan and his students, Alfred Sturtevant and Calvin... ...
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1013 руб.

. Until Death Do Us Part. The Letters and Travels of Anna and Vitus Bering

Eighteenth-century Danish explorer Vitus Bering led historic expeditions to the Russian Far East and Alaska under the patronage of Peter the Great, and his wife Anna Christina accompanied him on his expedition to Okhotsk in 1739. The letters that they... ...
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1267 руб.

Cavell Stanley . Contesting Tears. Hollywood Melodrama of the Unknown Woman

Stanley Cavell identified a genre of classic American films that engaged these questions in his study of comedies of remarriage, Pursuits of Happiness. With Contesting Tears, Cavell demonstrates that a contrasting genre, which he calls the melodrama... ...
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1727 руб.

Brew Simon . Movie Geek

Movie Geek is a nerdy dive into popular movies, brought to you by the award-losing Den Of Geek website, with a foreword by the UK's foremost film critic, Mark Kermode. Discover hidden stories behind movies you love (and, er, don't love so... ...
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788 руб.

Chakravorty Pallabi . Bells of Change: Kathak Dance, Women and Modernity in India

This is the first critical study of Kathak dance. The book traces two centuries of Kathak, from the colonial nautch dance to classical Kathak under nationalism and post-colonialism to transnationalism and globalization. Reorienting dance to focus on... ...
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2978 руб.

Mickenberg Julia A. . American Girls in Red Russia

If you were an independent, adventurous, liberated American woman in the 1920s or '30s where might you have sought escape from the constraints and compromises of bourgeois living? Paris and the Left Bank quickly come to mind. But would you have... ...
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1961 руб.

Gamut L.T.F. . Logic, Language and Meaning: Introduction to Logic v.1

Although the two volumes of Logic, Language, and Meaning can be used independently of one another, together they provide a comprehensive overview of modern logic as it is used as a tool in the analysis of natural language. Both volumes provide... ...
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1311 руб.

Devine John . Maximum Security: Culture of Violence in Inner-city Schools

Escalations in student violence continue throughout the American nation, but inner-city schools are the hardest hit, with classrooms and corridors infected by the anger, aggression, and criminality endemic to street life. Technological surveillance,... ...
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5997 руб.

Jones Caroline A. . Global Work of Art

Global biennials have proliferated in the contemporary art world, but artists' engagement with large-scale international exhibitions has a much longer history that has influenced the present in important ways. Going back to the earliest... ...
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1562 руб.

Struever Nancy S. . Rhetoric, Modality, Modernity

Since antiquity, philosophy and rhetoric have traditionally been cast as rivals, with the former often lauded as a search for logical truth and the latter usually disparaged as empty speech. But in this erudite intellectual history, Nancy S. Struever... ...
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3137 руб.

Dahl Bill . The Art of the Blues

This stunning book charts the rich history of the blues, through the dazzling array of posters, album covers, and advertisements that have shaped its identity over the past hundred years. The blues have been one of the most ubiquitous but diverse... ...
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1628 руб.

Sang Tze-Lan D. . The Emerging Lesbian in Modern China

In early 20th-century China, age-old traditions of homosocial and homoerotic relationships between women suddenly became an issue of widespread public concern. Discussed formerly in terms of friendship and sisterhood, these relations came to be... ...
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2353 руб.

Druckman James N. . Who Governs?

America's model of representational government rests on the premise that elected officials respond to the opinions of citizens. This is a myth, however, say James N. Druckman and Lawrence R. Jacobs. In Who Governs, Druckman and Jacobs combine... ...
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1696 руб.

Hodgson Marshall G.S. . The Venture of Islam v. 1

In this magisterial study, complemented by detailed charts and maps, Hodgson traces and interprets the historical development of Islamic civilization from before the birth of Muhammad to the middle of the twelfth century. "This is a nonpareil... ...
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3613 руб.

Lahuerta J.J. . Romanesque - Picasso

This beautifully illustrated book, the catalog for an exhibition on view at the National Museum of Art of Catalonia in Barcelona and coorganized with the Picasso Museum in Paris, explores important affinities between Picasso and Romanesque art. Using... ...
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