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Select Letters (Oxford Early Christian Texts)


Cyril Of Alexandria



Language Notes Text: English, Greek (translation) ...

Dynamics in Human and Primate Societies: Agent-Based Modeling of Social and Spatial Processes (Santa Fe Institute Studies in the Sciences of Complexity)


George G. Gumerman, Timothy A. Kohler



About the Author Timothy A. Kohler, Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology, Washington State University. George...

Moving Targets: Elliott-Automation and the Dawn of the Computer Age in Britain, 1947 - 67


Simon Lavington



Review From the reviews: “Moving Targets details the history of Elliott Brothers in 1947 through to the last vest...

Late Victorian Holocausts: El Niño Famines and the Making of the Third World


Mike Davis



From Publishers Weekly While this book will not have the impact of Davis's City of Quartz--a scathing indictment of L.A.'...

Sacred schisms: how religions divide


James R. Lewis, Sarah Lewis



Book Description This volume provides the first book-length study of religious schisms as a general phenomenon. Examples ...

Encyclopedia of UFO's


Ronald D. Story



Encyclopedia of UFO's...

Theorizing rituals: classical topics, theoretical approachess, analytical concepts


Michael Stausberg, Jens Kreinath



Theorizing rituals: classical topics, theoretical approachess, analytical concepts...

The Proof is in the Pudding: The Changing Nature of Mathematical Proof


Steven G. Krantz



Review From the reviews: “The author traces the development of the idea of proof from Euclid through computer-aide...

Shamans, Sorcerers, and Saints: A Prehistory of Religion


Brian Hayden



Review “An intensely scholarly work that is also eminently readable, this book is highly recommended for academic ...

Early Christian Latin Poets (The Early Church Fathers)


Carolinne White



Review The translation of the poems (most, of necessity, excerpts) are quite successful... there is clearly a real need f...

Food in society: economy, culture, geography


Peter J. Atkins, Ian R. Bowler



Review A very good book...its wide range of very brief chapters keeps the reader constantly challenged. Given the wealth ...

Fashioning Sapphism: the origins of a modern English lesbian culture


Laura L. Doan



Review "A fine contribution to the growing body of scholarship on the history of lesbian lives, and the image of lesbians i...

Desiring revolution: second-wave feminism and the rewriting of American sexual thought, 1920 to 1982


Jane F. Gerhard



Review This fascinating book enriches history, women's/gender/sexuality studies, feminist theory, American studies curricul...

Religion As A Profession (Empirical Studies in Theology, V. 12)


Hans Schilderman



About the Author Hans (J.B.A.M.) Schilderman, Ph.D. (1998) in Theology, Catholic University of Nijmegen, is Associate Pro...

Zinfandel: A History of a Grape and Its Wine (California Studies in Food and Culture)


Charles L. Sullivan



From Wine historians have long debated the true origins of America's unique wine grape, zinfandel. Though much of today'...

Cultural Memories: The Geographical Point of View


Edgar Wunder, Peter Meusburger, Michael Heffernan



From the Back Cover The revival of interest in collective cultural memories since the 1980s has been a genuinely global p...

Special effects: still in search of wonder


Michele Pierson



Review It is something of a cliché to think of special effects as 'movie magic,' but Pierson helps us to understand th...

The Assyrian dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago: 12 - P


Ignace Jay Gelb, University Of Chicago. Oriental Institute



The Assyrian dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago: 12 - P...

Sustainable Humanities: report from the Committee on the national plan for the Future of the Humanities


Cohen, Cie Nationaal Plan Toekomst Geesteswetenschappen



Sustainable Humanities: report from the Committee on the national plan for the Future of the Humanities...

Technology's Storytellers: Reweaving the Human Fabric


John M. Staudenmaier



Review "A lucid, richly detailed review of attempts to establish the history of technology as a fully respe...

Gold: A Cultural Encyclopedia


Shannon Venable



Review "Intriguing, surprisingly addictive, and quite likely the only reference work on this topic. Appropriate for larger ...

Historical Sociology


Philip Abrams



Historical Sociology...

Humanism, Reform and the Reformation: The Career of Bishop John Fisher


Brendan Bradshaw, Eamon Duffy



Book Description This book assembles ten special studies, each devoted to an aspect of Fisher's multifaceted career or to...

The French Navy and the Seven Years' War


Jonathan R. Dull



Review “A full-dress history of the Seven Years’ War as a whole, from the French perspective. . . . The focus...
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