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978-0-521-03903-1 Anthony Cross; 'By the Banks of the Chapters from the PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP European Yes This attractively illustrated book offers a fascinating investigation into the lives and careers of
University of Neva' Lives and Careers of 52.00 history after the British in eighteenth-century Russia and, more specifically, into the development of a vibrant
Cambridge the British in 1450 British community in St Petersburg during the city's first century of existence.
978-0-521-04416-5 Henrik Mouritsen; <I>Plebs</I> and PB 22-Nov-2007 GBP Ancient history Yes This book deals with popular political participation in republican Rome and contributes to an
King's College London Politics in the Late 23.99 ongoing debate about the role of the people in the running of the Roman state. It approaches
Roman Republic the issue from a practical perspective, looking at the way political meetings and assemblies
978-0-521-04677-0 C. G. D. Brook; A Guide to the PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Paediatrics and Yes This concise and practical book is designed for paediatricians and endocrinologists, trained or in
University College Practice of Paediatric 26.99 child health training, who see children with endocrine problems. The author has distilled his vast experience
London and The Endocrinology and expertise in this area to provide hard-hitting, practical advice on the diagnosis, management
Middlesex Hospital and treatment of these disorders.
978-0-521-03894-2 Andrew Melnyk; A Physicalist Thoroughly Modern PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Logic Yes A Physicalist Manifesto is a full treatment of the comprehensive physicalist view that, in some
University of Missouri, Manifesto Materialism 40.00 Philosophy important sense, everything is physical. Written in a brisk, candid and exceptionally clear style,
Columbia this 2003 book should appeal to professionals and students in philosophy of mind, metaphysics
and philosophy of science.
978-0-521-06493-4 Joe Diestel; Kent Absolutely Summing PB 12-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Abstract Yes This text provides the beginning graduate student, one with basic knowledge of real and
State University, Ohio Operators 57.00 Advanced analysis functional analysis, with an account of p-summing and related operators. There are detailed
Mathematics, 43 expositions of the core results and highly non-trivial applications, for example to harmonic
analysis, probability and measure theory and operator theory.
978-0-521-04728-9 Liesbeth Zegveld; Accountability of PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Humanitarian Yes Most conflicts are internal, yet under international law, accountability for acts committed by
Universiteit Utrecht, Armed Opposition 35.00 International and law, law of armed groups is unclear. These groups should be legally identified, argues Liesbeth Zegveld, in
The Netherlands Groups in Comparative Law, 24 armed conflict this award-winning scholarship. Of interest to academics, postgraduate students and
International Law professionals involved with armed conflict and international relations.
978-0-521-05428-7 M. S. Howe; Boston Acoustics of Fluid- PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Fluid dynamics Yes Acoustics of Fluid-Structure Interactions addresses the theory of the production and absorption
University Structure Interactions 38.00 Monographs on and solid of noise and vibration by fluid flow. After providing background material in fluid mechanics,
Mechanics mechanics acoustics, and structural vibrations, it proceeds to more advanced topics, suited to a graduate-
level course on the theory of acoustics and aerodynamic sound.
978-0-521-03888-1 Yvonne Sherratt; Adorno's Positive PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Twentieth- Yes This book offers an interpretation of the work of Theodor Adorno. In contrast to the conventional
University of Dialectic 31.00 century view that Adorno's is in essence a critical philosophy, Yvonne Sherratt traces systematically a
Edinburgh philosophy utopian thesis that pervades all the major aspects of Adorno's thought.
Jacket not 978-0-521-05579-6 M. T. Brück Agnes Mary Clerke PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP History of Yes Born in Ireland in the mid-nineteenth century, Agnes Mary Clerke achieved fame as the author
available and the Rise of 19.99 astronomy and of A History of Astronomy during the Nineteenth Century. This biography describes the life of the
Astrophysics cosmology woman who became the leading commentator of her time on astronomy and astrophysics in the
978-0-521-05542-0 Gregson Davis; Duke Aimé Césaire PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Computational Yes Aimé Césaire is arguably the best-known poet in the French Caribbean. Gregson Davis
University, North 17.99 African and Caribbean linguistics examines Césaire's extraordinary dual career as writer and elected politician. Césaire, the
Carolina Literature, 5 acknowledged inventor of the famous term 'negritude', has been a hugely influential figure in
shaping the contemporary discourse on the postcolonial predicament.
978-0-521-05531-4 Hans Joachim Baues; Algebraic Homotopy PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Topology and Yes This book gives a general outlook on homotopy theory. The author describes powerful tools for
Max-Planck-Institut für 60.00 Advanced geometry homotopy classification problems, particularly for the classification of homotopy types and for
Mathematik in den Mathematics, 15 the computation of the group homotopy equivalences. Applications and examples of such
Naturwissenschaften, computations are given.
978-0-521-04719-7 Edited by Torben M. Alternatives for Coping with PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Public Yes An authoritative and comprehensive survey of key issues for welfare policy in an age of
Andersen; Aarhus Welfare Policy Internationalisation 26.99 economics and globalization and ageing populations. Drawing on comparative OECD data and Scandinavian
Universitet, Denmark and Demographic public policy case studies, the authors analyse challenges to the traditional public sector welfare state and
Change explore principal policy options open to governments in advanced economies.
978-0-521-05051-7 Edited by R. M. Amino Acids and their PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Society for Plant science Yes Experts from around the world review the biochemistry and molecular biology of amino acids,
Wallsgrove; Institute Derivatives in Higher 35.00 Experimental Biology and similar compounds, found in the higher plants. Recent research is presented on the role of
of arable Crops Plants Seminar Series, 56 these compounds. This book will be of great value to plant biochemistry, physiology and
Research (IACR), phytochemistry researchers.
978-0-521-05488-1 Michael E. Urban; An Algebra of Soviet Elite Circulation in the PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Cambridge Russian, Russian, East Yes Control of office has long been regarded as the key element in understanding power and policy
Auburn University, Power Belorussian Republic 17.99 Soviet and Post-Soviet European in the Soviet system. What, however, accounts for the control of office and how are individuals
Alabama 1966–86 Studies, 67 government, recruited into positions of power and responsibility? In An Algebra of Soviet Power, Michael
politics, policy Urban adopts a fresh approach and introduces into the field of political elite studies the
sociological technique of vacancy chain analysis.
Jacket not 978-0-521-03954-3 Ian J. R. Aitchison; An Informal PB 27-Sep-2007 GBP Theoretical Yes Four forces are dominant in physics: gravity, electromagnetism and the weak and strong nuclear
available University of Oxford Introduction to Gauge 23.99 physics and forces. Quantum electrodynamics - the highly successful theory of the electromagnetic
Field Theories mathematical interaction - is a gauge field theory. In this short book Dr Aitchison gives an introduction to these
physics theories, a knowledge of which is essential in understanding modern particle physics.
978-0-521-03897-3 Jim Hone; University Analysis of Vertebrate PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Natural resource Yes How do we decide whether a particular vertebrate species can be classified as a pest? What is
of Canberra Pest Control 31.00 Applied Ecology and management, achieved by control of such pests? This book describes the application of statistics, economics
Resource agriculture, and mathematical modelling to the control of bird and mammal pests.
Management horticulture and
978-0-521-05711-0 Jun Kigami; Kyoto Analysis on Fractals PB 27-Mar-2008 GBP Cambridge Tracts in Abstract A self-contained introduction to analysis on fractals, a developing area of mathematics which
University, Japan 32.00 Mathematics, 143 analysis focuses on the dynamical aspects of fractals. Suitable for graduate students and researchers in
analysis and probability theory. Also useful as a supplementary text for graduate courses
covering fractals, for both mathematicians and physicists.
978-0-521-04833-0 Firdaus E. Udwadia; Analytical Dynamics A New Approach PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Solid mechanics Yes Constrained motion is of paramount importance in the design and analysis of mechanical
University of Southern 29.99 and materials systems and central to the study of analytical dynamics. This book offers a fresh approach to the
California subject. Eminently readable, it is written as an introduction, with an emphasis on fundamental
concepts in mechanics.
978-0-521-05438-6 Katharine Scarfe Anglo-Saxon PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in English literature Yes In this book, Scarfe Beckett is concerned with representations of the Islamic world prevalent in
Beckett Perceptions of the 21.99 Anglo-Saxon England, - Anglo-Saxon Anglo-Saxon England. She argues that the first perceptions of Arabs, Ismaelites and Saracens
Islamic World 33 and Medieval which derived from Christian exegesis preconditioned wester expressions of hostility and
superiority towards peoples of the Islamic world, and that these received ideas prevailed even
as material contacts increased between England and Muslim territory.
978-0-521-04885-9 J. A. McLean Animal and Human PB 31-Jan-2008 GBP General Yes This volume provides a useful survey of the theory, practice and techniques of calorimetry as
Calorimetry 42.00 medicine applied to the study of energy metabolism in humans and animals.
978-0-521-03984-0 J. C. King; British Antarctic Meteorology PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Atmospheric Yes A comprehensive survey of the troposphere in high southern latitudes which emphasises the
Antarctic Survey, and Climatology 50.00 Atmospheric and science and application of remote sensing and numerical modelling techniques. The book explores the links
Cambridge Space Science Series meteorology between the Antarctic atmosphere, oceans and ice sheets, and also considers the role of
Antarctica in the global climate system.
978-0-521-04567-4 Yann Bugeaud; Approximation by PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Cambridge Tracts in Number theory Yes An accessible and broad account of the approximation and classification of real numbers suited
Université de Algebraic Numbers 36.00 Mathematics, 160 for graduate courses on Diophantine approximation (some 40 exercises are supplied), or as an
Strasbourg introduction for non-experts. Specialists will appreciate the collection of over 50 open problems
and the comprehensive list of more than 600 references.
978-0-521-04867-5 William Y. Adams; Archaeological A Dialectical PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Archaeological Yes A study of the various ways in which field archaeologists set about making and using
University of Kentucky Typology and Approach to Artifact 30.00 theory, method classifications to meet a variety of practical needs. The authors discuss how humans form
Practical Reality Classification and concepts. They then describe and analyse in detail a specific example of an archaeological
Sorting classification, and go on to consider the theoretical generalizations that can be derived from the
study of actual in-use classifications.
978-0-521-04455-4 John Sitter Arguments of PB 29-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in English literature Yes Comic and satiric literature from the 1670s to the 1740s is characterized by the word play of
Augustan Wit 27.99 Eighteenth-Century - 1700 - 1830 Augustan wit. John Sitter makes a challenging claim for the importance of wit in the writings of
English Literature and Dryden, Rochester, Prior, Berkeley, Gay, Pope and Swift, as an analytic mode as well as one of
Thought, 11 stylistic sophistication.
978-0-521-05267-2 Lorraine Smith Aristotle and the PB 21-Feb-2008 GBP Ancient Yes This book offers a comprehensive account of the major philosophical works on friendship. The
Pangle; University of Philosophy of 23.99 philosophy book gives central place to Aristotle's examination of friendship in the Nicomachean Ethics.
Toronto Friendship Clearly structured and engagingly written, it will appeal to readers across philosophy, classics
and political science.
Jacket not 978-0-521-04804-0 Andrea Falcon; Aristotle and the Unity without PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Ancient Yes Aristotle's philosophy of nature is examined in the light of the argument that he regarded the
available Virginia Polytechnic Science of Nature Uniformity 23.99 philosophy natural world, and its study, as having a clear structure. Professor Falcon argues that Aristotle,
Institute and State though systematic, recognized the limitations of natural science and claimed that the natural
University world exhibits unity without uniformity.
978-0-521-04166-9 Edited by Armand W. Assessment and The ICD-10 PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP Mental health, A cross-culturally acceptable diagnostic instrument, IPDE provides a reliable means of
Loranger; Cornell Diagnosis of International 32.00 psychiatry and measuring the hitherto neglected categories of personality pathology. Written by leading
University, New York Personality Disorders Personality Disorder clinical authorities, this volume forms an invaluable reference manual to the IPDE instrument and its
Examination (IPDE) psychology development including interview schedules and scoring directions.
978-0-521-04052-5 Harold W. Scheffler; Australian Kin PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy of Yes This study aims to resolve the century-old debate about the nature of Australian aboriginal
Yale University, Classification 61.00 Social and Cultural science societies. It was the first monographic treatment of the subject since Radcliffe-Brown's classic
Connecticut Anthropology, 23 work, The Social Organization of the Australian Tribes, published in 1931, and is much more
comprehensive and synthetic in its coverage of the range of variation in Australian systems of
978-0-521-04604-6 R. M. W. Dixon; La Australian Languages Their Nature and PB 04-Dec-2007 GBP Cambridge Language Other Yes Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 40,000 years, speaking about 250
Trobe University, Development 62.00 Surveys languages, languages. Through examination of published and unpublished materials on each of the
Victoria linguistics individual languages, Professor Dixon surveys the ways in which the languages vary
typologically and presents a profile of this long-established linguistic area.
978-0-521-05787-5 D. M. J. S. Bowman; Australian Rainforests Islands of Green in a PB 15-May-2008 GBP Plant science Yes This book is a comprehensive overview of the diverse literature that attempts to solve the puzzle
Northern Territory Land of Fire 40.00 of the archipelago of rainforest habitats in Australia. It is essential reading for all ecologists,
University, Darwin foresters, conservation biologists, and others interested in the biogeography and ecology of
978-0-521-05997-8 Marshall Grossman Authors to Milton and the PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP English literature Yes Grossman examines the narrative form of Paradise Lost to discover Milton's thoroughly modern
Themselves Revelation of History 23.99 - Renaissance concept of self. Banished from paradise, the epic poem's protagonists become 'authors to
and early themselves in all/Both what they judge and what they choose', left to create their own story in
modern to 1700 relation to the story already written by God.
978-0-521-06133-9 Robert F. Schopp Automatism, Insanity, A Philosophical PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Political Yes Robert F. Schopp examines the role that psychological impairment should play in a theory of
and the Psychology of Inquiry 20.99 Philosophy and Law philosophy criminal liability.
978-0-521-05422-5 J. Roger Hindley; Basic Simple Type PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Tracts in Programming Yes This book introduces and teaches the techniques of type theory by focusing on one particularly
University of Wales, Theory 20.99 Theoretical Computer languages and neat system and studying it in detail. In this way, all the key ideas are covered without getting
Swansea Science, 42 applied logic involved in the complications of more advanced systems, but concentrating rather on the
principles that make the theory work in practice.
978-0-521-06346-3 Patrick Maher Betting on Theories PB 29-May-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy of Yes This book is a major contribution to decision theory, focusing on the question of when it is
27.99 Probability, Induction science rational to accept scientific theories.
and Decision Theory
978-0-521-05535-2 Uri Bialer; Hebrew Between East and Israel's Foreign Policy PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP LSE Monographs in International Yes In this important book Dr Bialer describes the internal debates within the Israeli political parties,
University of West Orientation 25.99 International Studies relations, and particularly the highly ideological labour movement, on the choices between pro-Soviet, pro-
Jerusalem 1948–1956 international Western or non-aligned foreign policies.
978-0-521-04748-7 Mark G. Brett Biblical Criticism in The Impact of the PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Biblical studies - Yes The book offers a comprehensive critique of the canonical approach as developed by Brevard
Crisis? Canonical Approach 31.00 New Testament Childs, and places this in the setting of discussions in literary theory and 'postmodern' theology.
on Old Testament
978-0-521-04513-1 Frances M. Young; Biblical Exegesis and PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Biblical studies - Yes This book challenges standard accounts of early Christian exegesis of the Bible by placing its
University of the Formation of 38.00 New Testament interpretation in the context of the Graeco-Roman world. It describes how the Jewish scriptures
Birmingham Christian Culture were taken over, added to and reinterpreted as part of the process of forming the identity of the
new Christian 'race' with its distinct culture.
978-0-521-04390-8 Kevin J. Vanhoozer; Biblical Narrative in A Study in PB 22-Nov-2007 GBP Theology Yes This book offers a full, sympathetic yet critical account of Ricoeur's theory of narrative
Trinity Evangelical the Philosophy of Paul Hermeneutics and 36.00 interpretation. Ricoeur's hermeneutics are viewed in the light of his overall philosophical
Divinity School (Teds) Ricoeur Theology agenda, and the potential of his narrative theory for resolving specific problems is assessed.
978-0-521-06390-6 Edited by R. H. Biogeography of PB 05-Jun-2008 GBP Ecology and Yes This book is an initiative of a subcommittee of SCOPE (Scientific Committee on Problems of the
Groves Mediterranean 55.00 conservation Environment) which realized that the integrity of many natural ecosystems was being threatened
Invasions by the ingress of invasive species.
978-0-521-04817-0 Brian McGowran; Biostratigraphy Microfossils and PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Palaeontology Yes Using fossils to tell geological time, biostratigraphy balances biology with geology. This
University of Adelaide Geological Time 37.00 and life history important modern synthesis explores the origins and development of the subject, and the
surprisingly wide application of biostratigraphic methods. Essential reading for advanced
students and researchers working in basin analysis, sequence stratigraphy, palaeoceanography,
palaeobiology and related fields.
978-0-521-06394-4 Ian W. Sutherland; Biotechnology of PB 05-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Microbiology Yes This volume provides a thorough account of the structure and synthesis of microbial
University of Microbial 24.99 Biotechnology, 9 and immunology exopolysaccharides and of their widespread application across a broad range of industries,
Edinburgh Exopolysaccharides including food, oil and medicine. The successful exploitation of these polysaccharides requires a
sound scientific understanding of their chemical and physical properties and also their
biochemistry and biosynthesis.
978-0-521-06022-6 Janos Kollár; Birational Geometry of PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Cambridge Tracts in Topology and Yes This book provides the first comprehensive introduction to the circle of ideas developed around
University of Utah Algebraic Varieties 33.00 Mathematics, 134 geometry Mori's program, the prerequisites being only a basic knowledge of the algebraic geometry. It will
be of great interest to graduate students and researchers working in algebraic geometry and
978-0-521-04444-8 E. H. Lockwood Book of Curves PB 04-Dec-2007 GBP Topology and Yes This book opens up an important field of mathematics at an elementary level, one in which the
28.99 geometry element of aesthetic pleasure, both in the shapes of the curves and in their mathematical
relationships, is dominant.
978-0-521-06143-8 J. T. Wloka; Christian- Boundary Value PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Differential and Yes This book examines the theory of boundary value problems for elliptic systems of partial
Albrechts Universität Problems for Elliptic 65.00 integral differential equations. The aim is to 'algebraize' the index theory by means of pseudo-differential
zu Kiel, Germany Systems equations, operators and new methods in the spectral theory of matrix polynomials.
978-0-521-05495-9 Edited by Victor Britain and Latin A Changing PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP International Yes Britain and Latin America: A Changing Relationship studies the reasons for the dramatic decline
Bulmer-Thomas; America Relationship 23.99 relations, of British relations with Latin America, examines the sources of friction and explores the
Queen Mary, international prospect of strengthening relations in the 1990s.
University of London organisations
978-0-521-06658-7 Daniel Bivona; British Imperial Writing and the PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP English literature Yes Daniel Bivona's British Imperial Fiction, 1870–1940 is a sweeping study of the way British writers
Arizona State Literature, 1870–1940 Administration of 21.99 - 1900 - 1945 used imperial service as a stage for dramatizing new modes of social order and self-
University Empire consciousness. Bivona examines how this governing ideology is treated in Kipling, Conrad, T. E.
Lawrence, Forster, Cary and Orwell.
978-0-521-03953-6 Joshua Gert; Florida Brute Rationality Normativity and PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Ethics Yes In this book, Joshua Gert argues that rather than simply 'counting in favour of' action, normative
State University Human Action 30.00 Philosophy reasons play two logically distinct roles: requiring action and justifying action. His book will
appeal to a range of readers interested in practical reason in particular and moral theory more
978-0-521-04064-8 Jane Bunnag Buddhist Monk, A Study of Urban PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in History of Yes Most anthropological and sociological studies of Buddhism have concentrated on village and
Buddhist Layman Monastic Organization 30.00 Social and Cultural philosophy rural Buddhism. This is a systematic anthropological study of monastic organization and monk-
in Central Thailand Anthropology, 6 layman interaction in a purely urban context in the countries where Theravada Buddhism is
practised, namely, Burma, Cambodia, Ceylon, Laos and Thailand.
978-0-521-05761-5 Edited by C. J. Calcium, Oxygen PB 15-May-2008 GBP Society for Cell biology and Yes A description of the biochemical processes that occur during cellular damage of specific organs;
Duncan; University of Radicals and Cellular 30.00 Experimental Biology developmental for example, what happens to the cells during heart attacks, strokes and muscular dystrophy.
Liverpool Damage Seminar Series, 46 biology
978-0-521-05200-9 Alan W. Richardson; Carnap's Construction The <I>Aufbau</I> PB 21-Feb-2008 GBP Logic Yes This book is a major contribution to the history of analytic philosophy. It provides the first
University of British of the World and the Emergence of 23.99 detailed and comprehensive study of Rudolf Carnap, one of the most influential figures in
Columbia, Vancouver Logical Empiricism twentieth-century philosophy.
978-0-521-05242-9 Daniel M. Hausman; Causal Asymmetries PB 21-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy of Yes Causation is asymmetrical in many different ways. Causes precede effects; explanations cite
University of 36.00 Probability, Induction science causes not effects. Agents use causes to manipulate their effects; they don't use effects to
Wisconsin, Madison and Decision Theory manipulate their causes. Effects of a common cause are correlated; causes of a common effect
are not. This is a major book for philosophers of science that will also prove insightful to
economists and statisticians.
978-0-521-04448-6 David Owens Causes and PB 29-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy Yes In an important departure from theories of causation, David Owens challenges the ideas of
Coincidences 22.99 Philosophy (general) Hume, Davidson and Lewis, and offers alternative solutions to the problems still confronting
theorists of causation.
978-0-521-03985-7 Nicholas Kaldor; Causes of Growth and PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Raffaele Mattioli Economic Yes These lectures contain a masterful summing-up of Nicholas Kaldor's critique of the foundations
University of Stagnation in the 30.00 Lectures development of mainstream economic theory. They provide a clear account of his theoretical structures on
Cambridge World Economy and growth regional differences, primary producers and manufacturers, and on differing market structures
and the likely course of prices and quantities in different markets over time.
978-0-521-05100-2 Barbara Nolan; Chaucer and the PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in English literature Yes This is a detailed investigation of Chaucer's poetics in two of his master works - Troilus and
University of Virginia Tradition of the 30.00 Medieval Literature, - Anglo-Saxon Criseyde and the Knight's Tale - in relation to an important continental narrative which included
<I>Roman Antique</I> 15 and Medieval Boccaccio's Filostrato and Teseida.
978-0-521-06510-8 Maya Hickmann; Children's Discourse Person, Space and PB 12-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Discourse Yes Maya Hickmann presents a comparative study of discourse development in English, French,
Université de Paris V Time across 35.00 Linguistics, 98 analysis German, and Chinese. She discusses the main theoretical issues in the study of first language
Languages acquisition and provides a wide review of available studies in three domains of child language:
person, space and time.
978-0-521-04090-7 Emily Martin Ahern; Chinese Ritual and PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Social, cultural Yes As a result of the strength and dominance of the centralized state, ritual action in China often
The Johns Hopkins Politics 23.99 Social and Cultural anthropology takes its logic from political action. In this book Emily Ahern explores the implications of this.
University Anthropology, 34 She argues that forms of control attempted ritually on non-human persons (gods and other
spirits) in China parallel those forms of control which people regard as effective in ordinary life,
namely political control.
978-0-521-05024-1 Edited by Kenneth Christ, Ethics and Essays in Honour of PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Theology Yes Donald MacKinnon, Emeritus Professor of Divinity at Cambridge, has been the most influential
Surin Tragedy Donald MacKinnon 27.99 philosopher of religion in Britain during the twentieth century. The essays in this volume
constitute the proceedings of a conference on MacKinnon's work, held in Cambridge in 1986.
978-0-521-03968-0 Edited by Hans-O. Cold Ocean PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Society for Zoology Yes A summary of information on the intriguing physiological adaptations exhibited by animals which
Pörtner; Alfred- Physiology 55.00 Experimental Biology have successfully exploited a seemingly inhospitable niche.
Wegener-Institut für Seminar Series, 66
978-0-521-05759-2 Nigel Swain Collective Farms PB 15-May-2008 GBP Cambridge Russian, Economic Yes This book analyses Hungarian collectivization from a sociological perspective. Its focus is on the
which Work? 20.99 Soviet and Post-Soviet development production of social wealth, and the relations which circumscribe it, rather than on the ways in
Studies, 44 and growth which wealth is distributed and consumed.
978-0-521-04530-8 Marcel S. Lieberman Commitment, Value, PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Ethics Yes Marcel Lieberman examines the conditions under which commitment is possible, and offers at
and Moral Realism 27.99 Philosophy the same time an indirect argument for moral realism. His ambitious study addresses questions
that are of great interest to analytic philosophers but also makes many connections with
continental philosophy, folk psychology and cognitive science.
978-0-521-04371-7 Edited by Terry R. J. Complex Systems PB 22-Nov-2007 GBP Quantitative Yes Complex Systems explores the exciting field of complexity. It features in-depth coverage of
Bossomaier; Charles 45.00 biology, important theoretical areas, including fractals, chaos, non-linear dynamics, artificial life and self-
Sturt University, biostatistics and organisation. It also provides overviews of complexity in several applied areas, including parallel
Bathurst, New South mathematical computation, control systems, neural systems and ecosystems.
978-0-521-03970-3 Christopher Kutz; Complicity Ethics and Law for a PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Political Yes This book examines the relationship between collective responsibility and individual guilt. It
University of Collective Age 40.00 Philosophy and Law philosophy presents a rigorous philosophical account of the nature of our relations to the social groups in
California, Berkeley which we participate, and uses that account in a discussion of contemporary moral theory.
978-0-521-04464-6 David Williams; Condorcet and PB 29-Nov-2007 GBP History of ideas Yes The Marquis de Condorcet was one of the few Enlightenment thinkers to witness, and indeed
University of Sheffield Modernity 36.00 participate in, the French Revolution. Condorcet and Modernity is a full treatment of Condorcet's
politics, and a major contribution to enlightenment studies from a senior scholar.
978-0-521-05991-6 Rolf Schneider; Albert- Convex Bodies The Brunn-Minkowski PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Encyclopedia of Topology and Yes The author presents a comprehensive introduction to convex bodies and gives full proofs for
Ludwigs-Universität Theory 59.00 Mathematics and its geometry some deeper theorems which have never previously been brought together. Many hints and
Freiburg, Germany Applications, 44 pointers to connections with other fields are given, and an exhaustive reference list is included.
978-0-521-04948-1 Irini A. Stamatoudi; Copyright and A Comparative PB 31-Jan-2008 GBP Cambridge Intellectual Intellectual Yes Although multimedia products are highly successful, they are inadequately protected by existing
University of Leicester Multimedia Products Analysis 40.00 Property and property copyright schemes. Stamatoudi considers existing legislation, and chapters treat topics including
Information Law, 3 databases, audiovisual works and computer programs; finally, she offers a model for a
European legislative solution. This will interest academics, students, practitioners and copyright
978-0-521-04939-9 Coen Teulings; Corporatism or Labour Contracts, PB 31-Jan-2008 GBP Industrial Yes Teulings and Hartog examine the phenomenon of corporatism from a fresh and innovative
Universiteit van Competition? Institutions and Wage 25.99 economics perspective. Blending a wide-range of theoretical models with original research material, the
Amsterdam Structures in authors have a clear and provocative thesis that corporatist institutions have a positive role,
International enhancing efficiency in the labour market.
978-0-521-04992-4 Edited by Susanne C. Creating a Climate for Communicating PB 31-Jan-2008 GBP Climatology and Yes Gives a comprehensive look at communication and social change specifically targeted to
Moser; National Change Climate Change and 42.00 climate change climate change. It is a unique collection of ideas from contributors from a range of backgrounds
Center for Facilitating Social and will be of interest to researchers and professionals in climate change, environmental policy,
Atmospheric Change science communication, psychology, sociology and geography.
978-0-521-06033-2 Lincoln B. Faller Crime and Defoe A New Kind of Writing PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in English literature Yes In this sequel to his earlier book on English criminal biography in late seventeenth- and early
20.99 Eighteenth-Century - 1700 - 1830 eighteenth-century England, Lincoln Faller describes and discusses some of the ways in which
English Literature and Defoe's crime fiction relates to the ordinary, popular narrative form which it imitates.
978-0-521-04753-1 Edited by Lindsey T. Critical Care of the PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Anesthesia, Yes An integrated and practical guide to the management and treatment of burns, this volume gives
A. Rylah; St Andrew's Burned Patient 28.99 intensive care, explicit recommendations for courses of treatment. Experts from all the major disciplines
Hospital, Billericay pain involved in critical care have focused their attention on specific problems and areas of treatment
management involved in the care of burned patients
978-0-521-03936-9 Edited by D. J. Crystal Field PB 06-Sep-2007 GBP Condensed Yes This book is based on the modern conceptual understanding of crystal fields. It provides readers
Newman; University of Handbook 36.00 matter physics, with clear instructions for the analysis of energy spectra of magnetic ions in solids. It will be of
Southampton nanoscience interest to graduate students and researchers working in the development of opto-electronic
and mesoscopic systems and magnetic materials.
978-0-521-05530-7 Axel Hadenius; Democracy and PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Comparative Yes This book is a wide-ranging study of the meaning of democracy and the factors which determine
Uppsala Universitet, Development 18.99 politics its level. Drawing on data from 132 sovereign states of the Third World, it first specifies the
Sweden essential elements of democracy - the holding of elections to decision-making bodies, and the
maintenance of political liberties - and then tests theories suggested to explain its varying level
through statistical analysis.
978-0-521-03918-5 Ishtiyaque Haji; Deontic Morality and PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Logic Yes If either determinism or indeterminism is true, then no one has control over their actions. But it is
University of Control 36.00 Philosophy morally obligatory, right or wrong, to perform some action only if one has control over it. This
Minnesota dilemma can be evaded, because moral obligation is incompatible with determinism but not with
978-0-521-05779-0 Timothy Clark; Derrida, Heidegger, Sources of Derrida's PB 15-May-2008 GBP Literary theory Yes In this innovative study, Timothy Martin considers Derrida's reading of literature as a form of
University of Durham Blanchot Notion and Practice of 20.99 philosophical thinking, tracing this trend to the work of Heidegger and Blanchot.
978-0-521-04572-8 David J. Lilja; Designing Digital PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Computer Yes This is both an introduction to computer architecture and a guide to using a hardware
University of Computer Systems 30.00 engineering description language (HDL) to design a simple processor. The authors demonstrate how
Minnesota with Verilog behavioural and structural models can be developed using the popular Verilog HDL. For senior
and graduate students, and practising engineers.
978-0-521-04263-5 Hilary M. Schor; Dickens and the PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in English literature Yes The daughter in Dickens' fiction is considered not as an emblem of tranquil domesticity and the
University of Southern Daughter of the House 30.00 Nineteenth-Century - 1830 - 1900 hearth-fire, but as a bearer of cultural values - and as a potentially disruptive force. The
California Literature and Culture, daughter's secret inheritance, her 'portion', is to give Dickens a way of reading and writing his
25 own culture differently.
978-0-521-06295-4 Edited by George Dostoevsky and the PB 15-May-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in European Yes This collection brings together Western and Russian perspectives on the issues raised by the
Pattison; King's Christian Tradition 20.99 Russian Literature literature religious element in Dostoevsky's work. In addition to an exploration of the impact of the
College, Cambridge Christian tradition on Dostoevsky's major novels, there are also discussions of lesser-known
978-0-521-06668-6 Jeffrey H. Richards; Drama, Theatre, and PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in American Yes Drama, Theatre, and Identity in the American New Republic explores how theatre both reflects
Old Dominion Identity in the 33.00 American Theatre and theatre and shapes the question of identity in post-revolutionary American culture. In this 2005 book
University, Virginia American New Drama, 22 Richards investigates the ways in which American theatre and playwrights struggled with
Republic representing national, cultural, and ethnic details for American audiences.
978-0-521-04412-7 Edited by John M. G. Early Christian PB 22-Nov-2007 GBP Biblical studies - Yes The continuity and discontinuity between early Christianity and its Jewish parent is the focus of
Barclay; University of Thought in its Jewish 36.00 New Testament much debate. These essays, with helpful bibliographies, cover the historical and social context
Glasgow Context of Palestine and the Diaspora; the New Testament canon and non-canonical writings; and
978-0-521-06082-0 Paul E. Walker Early Philosophical The Isma'ili PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Islam Yes This is the first book-length study of the ideas and teachings of the leading tenth-century Ismaili
Shiism Neoplatonism of Abu 19.99 Islamic Civilization theoretician Abu Ya'qub al-Sijistani.
978-0-521-05496-6 A. James McAdams; East Germany and Building Authority PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Cambridge Russian, Russian, East Yes Of interest not only to scholars of communist politics but to all students of East-West affairs,
Princeton University, Detente after the Wall 18.99 Soviet and Post-Soviet European Professor McAdams' study demonstrates both the changing historical significance of the idea of
New Jersey Studies, 49 government, detente, and the way in which non-superpower states can take initially adverse circumstances
politics, policy and turn them into instances of opportunity.
978-0-521-03890-4 Ann Gaylin; Yale Eavesdropping in the PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in English literature Yes This book investigates human curiosity and its representation in eavesdropping scenes in
University, Novel from Austen to 30.00 Nineteenth-Century - 1830 - 1900 nineteenth-century English and French novels. Ann Gaylin analyses eavesdropping in Austen,
Connecticut Proust Literature and Culture, Balzac, Collins, Dickens and Proust. This study will be of interest to scholars of nineteenth-
37 century English and European literature.
978-0-521-04034-1 Edited by David Ecology and PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Legal Yes For centuries Andean civilization and ecology has afforded a special fascination for European
Lehmann Exchange in the 31.00 Social and Cultural philosophy travellers and officials. In this volume, eight writers - anthropologists, economists and historians
Andes Anthropology, 41 working in Bolivia, Britain, France, Ireland and Peru - describe and analyse aspects of rural
society in various Andean regions.
978-0-521-05533-8 Edited by B. T. Ecology of Infectious PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Publications of the Mathematical Yes This is a major synthesis of the theory and empirical knowledge about the ecology and
Grenfell; University of Diseases in Natural 63.00 Newton Institute, 7 biology epidemiology of infectious diseases in natural, unmanaged, animal and plant populations. The
Cambridge Populations book arose from a symposium at the Newton Institute at Cambridge University.
978-0-521-06649-5 Hirofumi Uzawa; Economic Analysis of PB 18-Dec-2008 GBP Public Yes This book introduces an analytical framework in which economic implications of social common
Doshisha University, Social Common 18.99 economics and capital are fully examined and explores the conditions under which the intertemporal allocation
Kyoto Capital public policy of scarce resources, including both social common capital and private capital, is dynamically
optimum or sustainable from the social point of view.
978-0-521-04357-1 Albino Barrera; Economic Compulsion PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP New Studies in Religious ethics Yes Markets can often be harsh in compelling people to make unpalatable economic choices any
Providence College, and Christian Ethics 31.00 Christian Ethics, 24 reasonable person would not take under normal conditions. In this book Albino Barrera argues
Rhode Island that Christian thought on economic security offers an effective framework within which to
address the consequences of economic compulsion.
978-0-521-04942-9 Edited by Steve Economic Growth and Recent Developments PB 31-Jan-2008 GBP Economic Yes This book brings together a number of contributions in growth theory and macroeconomic
Dowrick; Australian Macroeconomic in Economic Theory 20.99 development dynamics that reflect developments and the ongoing debate over the relative merits of neo-
National University, Dynamics and growth classical and endogenous growth models.
978-0-521-06659-4 Hirofumi Uzawa; Economic Theory and PB 02-Apr-2009 GBP Natural resource Yes Uzawa modifies and extends the theoretical premises of orthodox economic theory to those
University of Tokyo Global Warming 18.99 and broad enough to be capable of analyzing the phenomena related to environmental
environmental disequilibrium, and finding institutional arrangements and policy measures that may bring about
economics a more optimal state where natural and institutional components are harmoniously blended.
Jacket not 978-0-521-05103-3 Jennie A. Kassanoff; Edith Wharton and the PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in American Yes Edith Wharton feared that the 'ill-bred', foreign and poor would overwhelm an American elite.
available Barnard College, New Politics of Race 18.99 American Literature literature Drawing on a range of turn-of-the-century social documents, unpublished archival material and
York and Culture, 143 Wharton's major novels, Kassanoff argues that a fuller appreciation of American culture and
democracy becomes available through an engagement with these controversial views.
978-0-521-05548-2 Tom Furniss; Edmund Burke's Language, Gender PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in English literature Yes This study develops a detailed reading of the interrelations between aesthetics, ideology,
University of Aesthetic Ideology and Political Economy 25.99 Romanticism, 4 - 1700 - 1830 language, gender and political economy in two highly influential works by Edmund Burke: his
Strathclyde in Revolution Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and the Beautiful (1757), and
Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790).
978-0-521-06212-1 Victoria Harrison; Elizabeth Bishop's PB 15-May-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in American Yes By offering a fresh look at Bishop criticism that has moved from purely formal concerns and
University of Poetics of Intimacy 23.99 American Literature literature postmodern interpretations to more recent feminist analysis, Victoria Harrison traces Elizabeth
California, Santa and Culture, 62 Bishop's career, dividing her work into three chronological periods of activity: her early work, her
Barbara writing in Brazil, and her late retrospective verse.
978-0-521-03911-6 Bennett W. Helm; Emotional Reason Deliberation, PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy Yes In this book Bennett Helm proposes an innovative theory of emotions, desires, and evaluative
Franklin and Marshall Motivation, and the 31.00 Philosophy (general) judgements and of their rational interconnections. The result is a vision of what it is to be a
College, Pennsylvania Nature of Value responsible agent.
978-0-521-04577-3 Aneta Pavlenko; Emotions and PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Studies in Emotion Personality and Yes How do bilinguals experience emotions? Do they perceive and express emotions similarly or
Temple University, Multilingualism 36.00 and Social Interaction individual differently in their respective languages? Pavlenko challenges the monolingual bias of modern
Philadelphia differences linguistics and psychology by bringing together insights from the fields of linguistics,
neurolinguistics, bilingualism, psychology, anthropology, psychoanalysis and literary theory. The
book is thought-provoking with a wide appeal.
978-0-521-03889-8 Gregory Allen Barton; Empire Forestry and PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Historical Yes What we now know of as environmentalism began with the establishment of the first empire
University of the Origins of 27.99 Historical Geography, geography forest in 1855 in British India. The empire forestry movement spread rapidly throughout the
Redlands, California Environmentalism 34 world, and Gregory Barton's study looks at the origins of environmentalism in a global
978-0-521-05519-2 Bruce Hughes; Ends of Complexes PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Cambridge Tracts in Topology and Yes The book makes the topology of non-compact spaces accessible to both geometric and
Vanderbilt University, 47.00 Mathematics, 123 geometry algebraic topologists, and algebraists. Recent developments are explained, and tools for further
Tennessee research are provided. In short, this book provides a systematic exposition of the theory and
practice of ends of manifolds and CW complexes, along with their algebraic analogues for chain
Jacket not 978-0-521-03978-9 Michael Losonsky; Enlightenment and Passionate Thought PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Eighteenth- Yes This book systematically traces the philosophical origins and development of the idea that the
available Colorado State Action from Descartes 30.00 century improvement of human understanding requires public activity, discussing the work of Descartes,
University to Kant philosophy Hobbes, Locke, Spinoza, and Leibniz.
978-0-521-04900-9 Edited by Richard L. Environmental Law, The United States, the PB 31-Jan-2008 GBP Environmental Yes This book explores a set of topics at the forefront of contemporary debates over the linkages
Revesz; New York the Economy and European Union and 49.00 law between environmental quality, economic growth and sustainable development. The focus is on
University Sustainable the International topics of interest to the United States, the European Union and the international community.
978-0-521-06102-5 Joyce A. Rowe Equivocal Endings in The Scarlet Letter; PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP American Yes An original approach to four mainstream texts for the study of American literature and the novel
Classic American Adventures of 15.99 literature in general. It examines the strangely equivocal nature of the vision with which each of them
Novels Huckleberry Finn; The ends, with the central protagonists illogically clinging to their own transcendent image of
Ambassadors; The selfhood.
978-0-521-04611-4 Alfred P. Rubin; Tufts Ethics and Authority in PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Public Yes Alfred Rubin argues that longstanding disagreements between lawyers, ethicists and political
University, International Law 31.00 International and international law scientists are unlikely to be resolved soon, and that it is unlikely that an international criminal
Massachusetts Comparative Law, 5 court can be instituted today to enforce ethicists' versions of 'international law'.
978-0-521-04716-6 Richard A. Cohen; Ethics, Exegesis and Interpretation after PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Judaism Yes This book expands upon Emmanuel Levinas' work to explore his use of 'ethical exegesis',
University of North Philosophy Levinas 38.00 opening up broader questions of interpretation in ethical thinking. Levinas' views of philosophy
Carolina, Charlotte are considered in contrast to alternative contemporary approaches, such as those found in
modern science, psychology, Nietzsche, Freud, Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre and Derrida.
978-0-521-04655-8 Eliezer Ben-Rafael; Ethnicity, Religion and PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Judaism Yes This book is a major sociological analysis of the characteristics and interrelationships of
Ben Gurion University Class in Israeli Society 34.00 ethnicity, religion and socio-economic class in Israeli society. The analysis of ethnicity focuses
of the Negev, Israel on the differences among Jews from different countries of origin (from Europe, North Africa and
Asia), although there is also a chapter on Palestinian Arabs in Israel.
978-0-521-04565-0 Richard Caplan; Europe and the PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Russian, East Yes Europe's recognition of new states in Yugoslavia remains one of the most controversial
University of Oxford Recognition of New 30.00 European episodes in the Yugoslav crisis. Richard Caplan offers a detailed narrative of events, examining
States in Yugoslavia government, the strategic logic and consequences of the EC's actions as well as exploring the wider
politics, policy implications.
978-0-521-04832-3 Edited by Tod F. Evolution and PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Plant science Yes A stimulating review of the state of research in contemporary oceanic island plant biology which
Stuessy; Universität Speciation of Island 40.00 reveals the special opportunities offered by oceanic archipelagos for investigating evolutionary
Wien, Austria Plants phenomena in vascular plants.
978-0-521-05412-6 Anthony K. Lee; Evolutionary Ecology PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP Monographs on Evolutionary Yes The ecological literature on marsupials is dominated by descriptive natural history, and there
Monash University, of Marsupials 35.00 Marsupial Biology biology has hitherto been little attempt at either synthesis or evolutionary interpretation. This book
Victoria attempts to provide such a synthesis, by drawing on both the descriptive data base and
predictions from the burgeoning literature on behavioural and evolutionary ecology.
Jacket not 978-0-521-04364-9 Juliette Blevins; Evolutionary The Emergence of PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Phonetics and Yes This book explores the nature of sound change in human language over the past 7000–8000
available University of Phonology Sound Patterns 45.00 phonology years. It presents a new approach to the problem of how genetically unrelated languages can
California, Berkeley often show similar sound patterns, and why there are many exceptions to the patterns often
regarded as universal.
978-0-521-06477-4 Allan Franklin Experiment, Right or PB 12-Jun-2008 GBP Philosophy of Yes In Experiment, Right or Wrong, Allan Franklin continues his investigation of the history and
Wrong 20.99 science philosophy of experiment presented in his previous book, The Neglect of Experiment.
978-0-521-05399-0 Andrew Mason; Explaining Political PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP Political theory Yes This book examines a number of different accounts developed by philosophers and political
University of Hull Disagreement 24.99 theorists to explain why political disagreement is so extensive and persistent. The author
develops a framework which gives a role to the individual's reasons for his or her beliefs, but
also to psychological and sociological factors.
978-0-521-03906-2 Martin A. Barstow; Extreme Ultraviolet PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Astrophysics Yes Describes the development of astronomy in the Extreme Ultraviolet wavelength range, from the
University of Leicester Astronomy 47.00 Astrophysics, 37 first rocket-based experiments to later satellite missions. It will be of great value to graduate
students and researchers.
978-0-521-04000-6 Jillian Schwedler; Faith in Moderation Islamist Parties in PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Comparative Yes This book directly addresses one of the most critical questions about the potential for
University of Jordan and Yemen 19.99 politics democratization in the Middle East: Are Islamist groups a threat to democratization? Should they
Maryland, College be included? How can we tell which groups are truly committed to democracy, and which are
Park feigning moderation while hiding radical agendas?
978-0-521-05023-4 Gordon E. Michalson, Fallen Freedom Kant on Radical Evil PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Theology Yes A clear exposition of evil and moral regeneration as they appear in Kant's late work Religion
Jr; Oberlin College, and Moral 24.99 Within the Limits of Reason Alone (1793). Professor Michalson examines a doctrine of 'radical
Ohio Regeneration evil' which much resembles the Christian doctrine of original sin, and shows that Kant is only
able to save his philosopher's credentials at the cost of appearing deeply ambivalent regarding
the relationships between divine action and human antonomy.
978-0-521-03973-4 Naomi Tadmor; New Family and Friends in Household, Kinship PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP History of Britain Yes Naomi Tadmor presents a description of how family structures operated in eighteenth-century
Hall, Cambridge Eighteenth-Century and Patronage 35.00 after 1450 England starting from an analysis of contemporary language (in diaries; conduct treatises;
England novels by Richardson and Haywood; and other sources). Her book will be of great interest to
historians and literary scholars of the period.
978-0-521-04428-8 John P. Zomchick Family and the Law in The Public PB 22-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in English literature Yes This book draws upon social, political and legal history to show that law and family play a
Eighteenth-Century Conscience in the 30.00 Eighteenth-Century - 1700 - 1830 central role in shaping the fictional world of six eighteenth-century English novels.
Fiction Private Sphere English Literature and
978-0-521-04270-3 David M. Turner; Fashioning Adultery Gender, Sex and PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Past and Present History of Britain Yes This book provides a major survey of representations of adultery in later seventeenth- and early
University of Wales, Civility in England, 29.99 Publications after 1450 eighteenth-century England. Bringing together a wide variety of literary and legal sources it
Swansea 1660–1740 charts and explains crucial shifts in perceptions of marital infidelity and the development of a
more rational understanding of adultery.
978-0-521-03969-7 James Z. Lee; Fate and Fortune in Social Organization PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in History (general) Yes Fate and Fortune in Rural China is a major contribution to the study of both the social and
California Institute of Rural China and Population 36.00 Population, Economy after 1500 population history of late traditional China, and that of historical demography in general. The
Technology Behavior in Liaoning and Society in Past fundamental conclusion is that social norms, rooted in ideology, determined demographic
1774–1873 Time, 31 performance.
978-0-521-05033-3 Edited by J. F. V. Feeding and the PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Society for Molecular Yes This book examines both the texture of food and the adaptations of various animals (including
Vincent; University of Texture of Food 31.00 Experimental Biology biology, fish, mammals, primates and man) to the type of food they commonly eat. The mechanical
Reading Seminar Series, 44 biochemistry, properties of various foods are considered in conjunction with the mechanics of eating them and
and structural more subjective behavioural parameters such as acceptability and palatability.
978-0-521-06521-4 Amie L. Thomasson; Fiction and PB 12-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Epistemology Yes Argues that fiction has far-reaching implications for central problems of metaphysics. Develops
Texas Tech University Metaphysics 24.99 Philosophy and metaphysics an 'artifactual' theory of fiction, whereby fictional characters are abstract artifacts as ordinary as
laws or symphonies or works of literature. Will interest philosophers concerned with
metaphysics and the philosophy of language, and also those in literary theory.
978-0-521-04427-1 Richard Godden; Fictions of Labor William Faulkner and PB 22-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in American Yes Fictions of Labor considers William Faulkner's representation of the structural paradoxes of
Keele University the South's Long 36.00 American Literature literature labour dependency in the Southern economy from the antebellum period through to the New
Revolution and Culture, 108 Deal. The book produces a persuasive account of the ways in which Faulkner's work rests on
anxieties about the legacy of labour relations in the American South.
978-0-521-04880-4 Edited by Vaughan Fifty Years of the Essays in Honour of PB 31-Jan-2008 GBP Public Yes Distinguished international judges, practitioners and academics offer a critical review of the
Lowe; University of International Court of Sir Robert Jennings 51.00 international law work of the International Court of Justice, and its relations with the UN's political organs, during
Cambridge Justice the past fifty years. It is comprehensive in its study of how the Court has handled the matters put
978-0-521-05182-8 Edited by D. L. Filamentous Fungi PB 21-Feb-2008 GBP Living Resources for Plant science Yes This volume is an international compilation for biotechnologists of data on the location and use
Hawksworth 27.99 Biotechnology of filamentous fungi. The volume provides details of the location and scope of major culture
collections around the world holding fungi; information on how to access their data,
administration and safety, identification, culture and media recipes, preservation, patents,
specialist services and international organization.
978-0-521-04479-0 Mark Freeman; Finding the Muse A Sociopsychological PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Applied Yes Finding the Muse explores the lives of a group of aspiring fine artists from the mid-1960s, when
College of the Holy Inquiry into the 38.00 psychology they completed art school, to the mid-1980s, focusing especially on problems of artistic
Cross, Massachusetts Conditions of Artistic creativity. By identifying the salient problems of artistic creativity, the author provides a realistic
Creativity portrayal of the contemporary artist and outlines conditions conducive to artistic creation.
978-0-521-06567-2 Rudolf Lidl; University Finite Fields PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Encyclopedia of Algebra Yes The theory of finite fields is a branch of algebra that has come to the fore because of its diverse
of Tasmania 83.00 Mathematics and its applications in such areas as combinatorics, coding theory and the mathematical study of
Applications, 20 switching ciruits. This book is devoted entirely to the theory of finite fields.
978-0-521-05420-1 K. S. Havner; North Finite Plastic PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Mathematical Yes This book reviews and interrelates a large number of theoretical and experimental contributions
Carolina State Deformation of 29.99 Monographs on modelling and to the research on finite plastic deformation of single crystals and polycrystalline metals.
University Crystalline Solids Mechanics methods
978-0-521-04103-4 Matthew D. Evenden; Fish versus Power An Environmental PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP Studies in 20C history Yes Amid contemporary debates over large dam development and declines in fisheries, this book
University of British History of the Fraser 22.99 Environment and (general) offers a case study of a river basin (Fraser River, in British Columbia) where development
Columbia, Vancouver River History decisions did not ultimately dam the river, but rather conserved its salmon.
978-0-521-06312-8 Margaret Steentoft Flowering Plants in PB 15-May-2008 GBP Botanical Yes This volume is an account of the flowering plant flora of West Africa south of the Sahara
West Africa 40.00 reference (Gambia-Nigeria inclusive) with the emphasis upon species of ecological or economic
978-0-521-03901-7 Isaac Levi; Columbia For the Sake of the Ramsey Test PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Philosophy of Yes Professor Levi offers an account of suppositional reasoning relevant to practical deliberation,
University, New York Argument Conditionals, Inductive 40.00 science explanation, prediction and hypothesis testing. This major study will be required reading for all
Inference and philosophers and logicians concerned with conditionals, decision theory and inductive inference.
978-0-521-05247-4 Lee E. Frelich; Forest Dynamics and Studies from PB 21-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Ecology and Yes Temperate-zone forests are being shaped continuously by wind, fire and grazing. This book
University of Disturbance Regimes Temperate Evergreen- 35.00 Ecology conservation considers these disturbances and consequent issues such as recovery from disturbance, the
Minnesota Deciduous Forests changing composition of tree species within the forest and the formation of mosaics of different
forest types across the landscape.
978-0-521-05223-8 Kullervo Kuusela Forest Resources in PB 21-Feb-2008 GBP Plant science Yes This volume describes the implications for the long-term health of the forests should the current
Europe 1950–1990 24.99 expansion be allowed to continue and suggests active measures to ensure the sustainability and
biodiversity of this important resource.
978-0-521-05202-3 Sheila Bonde; Brown Fortress-Churches of Architecture, Religion PB 21-Feb-2008 GBP Architecture Yes This book traces the relationship between military and religious realms as expressed in
University, Rhode Languedoc and Conflict in the 20.99 architecture across medieval Europe. The book also explores the larger context of fortification
Island High Middle Ages and authority in twelfth-century Languedoc and examines the dynamics of architectural
exchange and innovation in the Mediterranean at a historically critical period.
978-0-521-05573-4 Edited by Pete E. Fourier Descriptors PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Quantitative Yes The first five chapters of this book discuss the theory behind the use of Fourier descriptors as a
Lestrel; University of and their Applications 52.00 biology, method for measuring the shape of whole, or parts of organisms, and the remaining chapters
California, Los in Biology biostatistics and show case studies of how they can be used in various fields of biology.
978-0-521-06097-4 Christopher D. Sogge; Fourier Integrals in PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Cambridge Tracts in Abstract Yes An advanced monograph concerned with modern treatments of central problems in harmonic
University of Classical Analysis 28.99 Mathematics, 105 analysis analysis. The main theme of the book is the interplay between ideas used to study the
California, Los propagation of singularities for the wave equation and their counterparts in classical analysis.
978-0-521-03961-1 Peter Johnson Frames of Deceit PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Philosophy Yes Frames of Deceit is a philosophical investigation of the nature of trust in public and private life,
25.99 (general) examining how trust originates, how it is challenged, and how it is recovered when moral and
political imperfections collide.
Jacket not 978-0-521-03991-8 Peter Hayes; From Cooperation to Degussa in the Third PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP 20C European Yes A study of the Degussa corporation, a firm which played a pivotal role in the processing of
available Northwestern Complicity Reich 19.99 history plundered precious metals in Nazi-occupied Europe and controlled the production and
University, Illinois distribution of Zyklon B, the infamous pesticide used to gas the inmates of Auschwitz and
Majdanek concentration camps, during the Third Reich.
978-0-521-04195-9 Kenneth Blaxter From Dearth to Plenty The Modern PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Natural resource Yes An absorbing story of scientific discovery in agriculture over the last fifty years and its
Revolution in Food 37.00 management, exploitation for technological advance is told in this book. It sets this against the financial and
Production agriculture, business constraints of the individual farmer and the industry as a whole.
978-0-521-04579-7 Gail Turley Houston; From Dickens to Gothic, Economics, PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in English literature Yes Gail Turley Houston examines how the language and imagery of economics are transformed in
University of New <I>Dracula</I> and Victorian Fiction 24.99 Nineteenth-Century - 1830 - 1900 Gothic fiction, and traces literary and uncanny elements in economic writings of the period. This
Mexico Literature and Culture, stimulating interdisciplinary book reveals that the worlds of Victorian economics and Gothic
48 fiction, seemingly separate, actually complemented and enriched each other.
978-0-521-05401-0 Graham Spinardi; From Polaris to The Development of PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in International Yes This book provides an historical account of one of the key weapons developments of the
University of Trident US Fleet Ballistic 31.00 International relations, nuclear age. Did technology 'drive' the arms race or were these weapons simply the product of
Edinburgh Missile Technology Relations, 30 international political decisions?
978-0-521-03982-6 Michael Rowe; King's From Reich to State The Rhineland in the PB 01-Nov-2007 GBP New Studies in European Yes From Reich to State is based upon an extensive range of German and French archival sources,
College London Revolutionary Age, 40.00 European History history after locating the Napoleonic episode in this region within a broader chronological framework,
1780–1830 1450 encompassing the Old Regime and Restoration. It analyses not only politics, but also culture,
identity, religion, society, institutions and economics.
978-0-521-05045-6 Edited by C. Marshall; Fruit and Seed Aspects of PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Society for Plant science Yes Flowering and fruiting are key processes in the biology of higher plants, ensuring the transfer of
University of Wales, Production Development, 31.00 Experimental Biology genetic material from one generation to the next. This topic has received relatively little attention
Bangor Environmental Seminar Series, 47 until now compared with studies on the growth and development of vegetative structures. This
Physiology and book addresses this deficiency.
978-0-521-05975-6 D. E. Edmunds; Function Spaces, PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Cambridge Tracts in Abstract Yes The distribution of the eigenvalues of differential operators has long fascinated mathematicians.
University of Sussex Entropy Numbers, 33.00 Mathematics, 120 analysis Advances have shed light upon classical problems in this area, and this book presents a fresh
Differential Operators approach, largely based upon the results of the authors. The treatment is largely self-contained
and accessible to non-specialists. Both experts and newcomers alike will welcome this unique
978-0-521-04818-7 Edited by David Fungal Conservation Issues and Solutions PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP British Mycological Plant science Yes The threat to fungal diversity throughout the world prompts debate about whether and how fungi
Moore; University of 31.00 Society Symposia, 22 can be conserved. This book considers the debates, and goes on to provide practical guidance
Manchester for management of nature in ways beneficial to fungi.
978-0-521-06531-3 Edited by G. M. Gadd; Fungi in PB 12-Jun-2008 GBP British Mycological Plant science Yes Bioremediation is an expanding area of environmental research and may be defined as the
University of Dundee Bioremediation 55.00 Society Symposia, 23 application of biological processes to the treatment of pollution. This book highlights the use of
fungi for the treatment of environmental pollutants, including organic chemicals and toxic
metals. The chemistry of pollutant transformations is also discussed.
978-0-521-06377-7 Edited by Denys L. Further Greek Epigrams before AD PB 29-May-2008 GBP Classical Yes This book continues the work done in the volumes edited by A. S. F. Gow and D. L. Page
Page Epigrams 50 from the Greek 45.00 literature entitled Hellenistic Epigrams and The Garland of Philip. It sets out to include all Greek literary
Anthology and other epigrams composed before AD 50 and not published in those volumes, and extends also to
sources, not included epigrams ascribed to certain imperial Romans.
Epigrams' or 'The
Garland of Philip'
978-0-521-05720-2 Svante Janson Gaussian Hilbert PB 27-Mar-2008 GBP Cambridge Tracts in Abstract This book treats the very special and fundamental mathematical properties that hold for a family
Spaces 42.00 Mathematics, 129 analysis of Gaussian (or normal) random variables. Such random variables have many applications in
probability theory, other parts of mathematics, statistics and theoretical physics. The emphasis
throughout this book is on the mathematical structures common to all these applications.
978-0-521-03946-8 Edited by Cassandra Gender, Desire, and PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP English literature Yes This collection brings together scholars from a wide range of critical approaches to study T. S.
Laity; Drew University, Sexuality in T. S. Eliot 34.00 - 1900 - 1945 Eliot's engagement with desire, homoeroticism and early twentieth-century feminism in his
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978-0-521-05450-8 Marcus Radetzki; Genes and Insurance Ethical, Legal and PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Law, Medical law, Yes The genetic information that is available to insurance companies has often been regulated to
Stockholms Economic Issues 25.99 Medicine and Ethics, health law avoid certain ethical difficulties. However, regulation may not be the solution, argue the authors,
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978-0-521-04712-8 Graeme Laurie; Genetic Privacy A Challenge to PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Medical law, Yes New concepts of privacy and property rights in the self deserve stronger legal protection
University of Medico-Legal Norms 40.00 health law following developments in genetics as these affect individuals, relatives, insurers, employers
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978-0-521-05824-7 Velimir Jurdjevic; Geometric Control PB 15-May-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Differential and Yes Geometric control theory concerns the differential equations described by non-commuting
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dynamical differential geometry, applied mathematics, physics and engineering.
978-0-521-06283-1 A. A. Ivanov; Imperial Geometry of Sporadic Volume 1, Petersen PB 15-May-2008 GBP Encyclopedia of Algebra Yes This book is the first volume in a two-volume set, which will provide the complete proof of
College of Science, Groups and Tilde Geometries 47.00 Mathematics and its classification of two important classes of geometries, closely related to each other: Petersen
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978-0-521-05066-1 J. A. Burrow; Gestures and Looks in PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in English literature Yes In medieval society, gestures and speaking looks played an even more important part in public
University of Bristol Medieval Narrative 19.99 Medieval Literature, - Anglo-Saxon and private exchanges than they do today. In this, the first study of its kind in English, John
48 and Medieval Burrow examines the role of non-verbal communication in a range of narrative texts.
978-0-521-03948-2 Sundeep Sahay; Global IT Outsourcing Software PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Technology Yes This book offers key insights into how to manage software development across international
Universitetet i Oslo Development across 35.00 management boundaries. Based on a series of case studies looking at relationships between firms from North
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978-0-521-05052-4 J. Smartt; University of Grain Legumes Evolution and Genetic PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Plant science Yes This volume provides a survey of all the major grain legumes from the standpoint of both their
Southampton Resources 45.00 evolution and their potential for further development and improvement as economically
important food crops. It surveys the changes which have occurred in plant domestication and
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978-0-521-05477-5 Edited by F. R. Grammar and Essays in Honour of PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Semantics and Yes Since the publication of his Introduction to Theoretical Linguistics (1968), Sir John Lyons
Palmer; University of Meaning Sir John Lyons 19.99 pragmatics became one of the most important and internationally renowned contributors to the study of
Reading linguistics. This volume gathers together a collection of essays by distinguished scholars on
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978-0-521-06503-0 Helmut Volklein Groups as Galois An Introduction PB 12-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Algebra Yes The goal of this book is to lead the reader to an understanding of recent results on the Inverse
Groups 29.99 Advanced Galois Problem. Assuming only elementary algebra and complex analysis, the author develops
Mathematics, 53 the necessary background from topology, Riemann surface theory and number theory.
978-0-521-05512-3 Alex F. Roche; Wright Growth, Maturation, The Fels Longitudinal PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Biological Yes Growth, Maturation and Body Composition documents one of the most remarkable and
State University, Ohio and Body Composition Study 1929–1991 35.00 Biological and anthropology significant studies in the field of human biology. The Fels Longitudinal Study is the longest,
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978-0-521-06122-3 Francis Borceux; Handbook of Volume 2, Categories PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Encyclopedia of Logic, Yes The Handbook of Categorical Algebra is designed to give, in three volumes, a detailed account
Université Catholique Categorical Algebra and Structures 54.00 Mathematics and its categories and of what should be known by everybody working in, or using, category theory. As such it will be a
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classes of categories that have played a fundamental role in the subject's development and
978-0-521-06119-3 Francis Borceux; Handbook of Volume 1, Basic PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Encyclopedia of Logic, Yes A Handbook of Categorical Algebra is designed to give a detailed account of what should be
Université Catholique Categorical Algebra Category Theory 45.00 Mathematics and its categories and known by everybody working in, or using, category theory. As such it will be a unique reference.
de Louvain, Belgium Applications, 50 sets The three volumes are written in sequence, with the first being essentially self-contained.
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on category theory.
978-0-521-06124-7 Francis Borceux; Handbook of Volume 3, Sheaf PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Encyclopedia of Logic, Yes The Handbook of Categorical Algebra is designed to give, in three volumes, a detailed account
Université Catholique Categorical Algebra Theory 65.00 Mathematics and its categories and of what should be known by everybody working in, or using, category theory. As such it will be a
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the books should also serve as a reference for users.
Jacket not 978-0-521-04983-2 Edited by Martin R. Handbook of Volume 1, Principles PB 31-Jan-2008 GBP Ecology and Yes The Handbook of Ecological Restoration comprises two volumes, Principles of Restoration and
available Perrow; University of Ecological Restoration of Restoration 30.00 conservation Restoration in Practice, providing a comprehensive account of the science of restoration
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available of Kent, Canterbury Christian Ethics 18.99 Christian Ethics, 26 pluralistic society? Gill explores the healing stories in the Synoptic Gospels, identifying four core
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978-0-521-03886-7 Will Dudley; Williams Hegel, Nietzsche, and Thinking Freedom PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Modern European Nineteenth- Yes This study explores the theme of freedom in the philosophy of Hegel and Nietzsche. In bringing
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978-0-521-03893-5 Taylor Carman; Heidegger's Analytic Interpretation, PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Modern European Twentieth- Yes This book offers an interpretation of Heidegger's major work, Being and Time. Unlike those who
Columbia University, Discourse and 23.99 Philosophy century view Heidegger as an idealist, Taylor Carman argues that Heidegger is best understood as a
New York Authenticity in philosophy realist. Rigorous, jargon-free and deftly argued this book will be necessary reading for all
<I>Being and serious students of Heidegger.
978-0-521-05034-0 Edited by A. D. Herbicides and Plant PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Society for Plant science Yes This volume provides a review of the most important areas of the biochemistry of herbicide
Dodge; University of Metabolism 35.00 Experimental Biology action. The introductory chapter is a review of the field of herbicide discovery, and this is
Bath Seminar Series, 38 followed by chapters dealing with the herbicidal inhibition of photosynthesis, carotenoid
biosynthesis, lipid biosynthesis, and amino acid biosynthesis.
978-0-521-05633-5 F. Richard Historical Eclipses and PB 27-Mar-2008 GBP History of Eclipses of the Sun and Moon have attracted attention since the dawn of history. Long ago,
Stephenson; Earth's Rotation 39.00 astronomy and chroniclers from Europe, Babylonia, China and the Arab lands penned graphic descriptions of
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978-0-521-04628-2 Edited by Ben History, Literature, PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Biblical studies - Yes These essays use an interdisciplinary approach for recent Acts scholarship. Insights from social
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available Morrison; University of and the Aging Brain of Geriatric Psychiatry 47.00 psychiatry and Written by an eminent team of psychiatrists, psychologists, geriatricians and
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978-0-521-04226-0 Pierre Keller; Husserl and PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Twentieth- Yes In this 1999 book Pierre Keller examines the distinctive contributions, and the respective
University of Heidegger on Human 31.00 century limitations, of Husserl's and Heidegger's approach to fundamental elements of human
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978-0-521-05710-3 Francis Hutcheson Hutcheson: Two Texts PB 27-Mar-2008 GBP Texts in political Francis Hutcheson was one of the great thinkers in the history of British moral philosophy. The
on Human Nature 19.99 thought two previously inaccessible texts presented here are the most eloquent expressions of his theory
of a moral sense. Thomas Mautner's introduction provides a mass of new information on the
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978-0-521-04738-8 Jenny Davidson; Hypocrisy and the Manners and Morals PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP English literature Yes Jenny Davidson considers the arguments that define hypocrisy as a moral and political virtue in
Columbia University, Politics of Politeness from Locke to Austen 25.00 - 1700 - 1830 its own right. She shows that these were arguments that thrived in eighteenth-century Britain's
New York culture of politeness. Davidson examines the attitude of such writers as Locke and Austen
978-0-521-05538-3 Edited by Jeremy Idempotency PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Publications of the Real and Yes A record of a workshop organized by Hewlett-Packard's Basic Research Institute in the
Gunawardena 54.00 Newton Institute, 11 complex Mathematical Sciences, which brought together many leading researchers in the subject. The
analysis articles cover both practical and more theoretical considerations, making it essential reading for
all workers in the area.
978-0-521-06383-8 Raymond Taras Ideology in a Socialist Poland 1956–1983 PB 05-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Russian, Russian, East Yes Ideology in a Socialist State describes the changes in the ideology of Poland's rulers from the
State 36.00 Soviet and Post-Soviet European October events of 1956 to the lifting of martial law in 1983. Ideology has been one of the most
Studies, 41 government, debated and equivocal concepts in social science, yet this is one of the first attempts to examine
politics, policy it in a systematic, longitudinal and empirical way.
978-0-521-05667-0 Edited by Ian Budge Ideology, Strategy and Spatial Analyses of PB 27-Mar-2008 GBP Comparative The relevance of this book to central concerns of political and social science hardly needs
Party Change Post-War Election 40.00 politics emphasizing. Discussion begins with a comparative assessment of the impact of election
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Democracies programmes in the political process of nineteen democracies.
978-0-521-05778-3 Gregory Currie; Image and Mind Film, Philosophy and PB 15-May-2008 GBP Ethics Yes This is a book about the nature of film: about the nature of moving images, about the viewer's
Flinders University of Cognitive Science 23.99 relation to film, and about the kinds of narrative that film is capable of presenting. It represents a
South Australia very decisive break with the semiotic and psychoanalytic theories of film which have dominated
discussion over the last twenty years.
978-0-521-03963-5 Julie A. Carlson In the Theatre of Coleridge, PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in English literature Yes English Romanticism has long been considered an 'undramatic' and 'anti-theatrical' age, yet
Romanticism Nationalism, Women 30.00 Romanticism, 5 - 1700 - 1830 Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats all wrote plays. In the Theatre of Romanticism
analyses these (and especially Coleridge's) plays, in the context of London theatre at the time,
focusing on their constructions of women and nationhood.
978-0-521-04058-7 Rubie S. Watson Inequality Among Class and Kinship in PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in History of Yes Using historical documents and evidence gathered in the field, Rubie Watson provides a social
Brothers South China 27.99 Social and Cultural philosophy history of the 600-year-old Chinese lineage village of Ha Tsuen in the New Territories of Hong
Anthropology, 53 Kong, and demonstrates the crucial role that the lineage played in the evolution of the
community from a few scattered households in the fourteenth century into a regional power from
the 1700s onwards.
Jacket not 978-0-521-03944-4 Adrian van Rixtel; Informality and The Political Economy PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Macroeconomic Yes Provides a quantitative and qualitative assessment of Informality in the formation of Japanese
available European Central Monetary Policy in of Bank Performance 35.00 s and monetary monetary policy. The author, having spent two years at the Institute for Monetary and Economic
Bank, Frankfurt Japan economics Studies at the Bank of Japan and the Japanese Ministry of Finance, offers a unique 'insider-
978-0-521-03921-5 William F. Harms; Information and PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy of Yes This book is intended to help transform epistemology - the traditional study of knowledge - into a
University of British Meaning in 34.00 Philosophy and science rigorous discipline by removing conceptual roadblocks and developing formal tools required for
Columbia, Vancouver Evolutionary Biology a fully naturalized epistemology.
978-0-521-03910-9 Richard Foley; New Intellectual Trust in PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy Yes In this provocative account of intellectual trust and authority, Richard Foley argues that it can be
York University Oneself and Others 24.99 Philosophy (general) reasonable to have intellectual trust in oneself even though it is not possible to provide a
defence of the reliability of one's faculties, methods and opinions that does not beg the
978-0-521-06364-7 August Reinisch; International PB 29-May-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in UN and Yes This book investigates national courts' 'reaction' to disputes involving international organizations.
Universität Wien, Organizations before 40.00 International and international It weighs issues pro and contra their adjudication, scrutinizes the rationale for immunizing
Austria National Courts Comparative Law, 10 organisations international organizations from domestic litigations, and assesses the possible substitution of
the traditional immunity concept with a more flexible principle exempting certain disputes from
978-0-521-03987-1 Rosario N. Mantegna; Introduction to Correlations and PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Econophysics Yes This book concerns the use of concepts from statistical physics in the description of financial
Università degli Studi, Econophysics Complexity in Finance 25.99 and financial systems. These concepts are applied to financial time series to gain an understanding of the
Palermo, Italy physics behaviour of financial markets. The book will be of interest to physicists and economists and
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978-0-521-05681-6 Paul Koosis; McGill Introduction to Hp PB 27-Mar-2008 GBP Cambridge Tracts in Abstract The new edition of this well known book remains a clear and accessible exposition of the basic
University, Montréal Spaces 39.00 Mathematics, 115 analysis theory of Hardy spaces. The coverage has been extended with the inclusion of two appendices;
in addition numerous amendments, additions and corrections have been made throughout.
978-0-521-06209-1 Helmut Klingen; Albert- Introductory Lectures PB 15-May-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Algebra Yes The author's aim is to present a straightforward and easily accessible survey of the main ideas
Ludwigs-Universität on Siegel Modular 25.99 Advanced of the theory at an elementary level, providing a sound basis from which the reader can study
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978-0-521-05528-4 Andrew F. Bennett; Inverse Methods in PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Cambridge Fluid dynamics Yes Observations of ocean circulation have increased as a result of international field programmes
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978-0-521-03952-9 Miguel Palacios Investing in Human A Capital Markets PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Labour Yes Investing in Human Capital argues for 'human capital contracts' where students agree to pay a
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Jacket not 978-0-521-04897-2 Nabil Matar; Florida Islam in Britain, PB 31-Jan-2008 GBP Islam Yes This book examines the impact of Islam on early modern Britain. Christian-Muslim interaction
available Institute of Technology 1558–1685 30.00 was not, as is often assumed, primarily adversarial; rather, there was extensive cultural,
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978-0-521-06675-4 Harro Höpfl; Lancaster Jesuit Political The Society of Jesus PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Ideas in Context, 70 History of ideas Yes Despite the significance of the Society of Jesus in Counter-Reformation Europe and beyond,
University Thought and the State, 34.00 important issues relating to the society's collective history are little understood. Harro Höpfl
c.1540–1630 presents a pioneering study of Jesuit thinking, exploring how far the society developed and
maintained a distinctive position on key questions of political thought.
978-0-521-04407-3 Stephen Bevans John Oman and his PB 22-Nov-2007 GBP Theology Yes This book systematizes the thoughts on God which are scattered throughout Oman's writings,
Doctrine of God 24.99 and places Oman in his historical and cultural context of the late nineteenth and early and
978-0-521-06076-9 Andrea White Joseph Conrad and PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP English literature Yes Dr White contrasts Conrad's fiction with earlier writing (travel accounts and adventure stories) on
the Adventure 18.99 - 1900 - 1945 the subject of empire, showing how the very complexity of Conrad's work provided an
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978-0-521-05027-2 Aryei Fishman; Bar- Judaism and PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Judaism Yes Concentrating on the major Jewish Orthodox movements of the nineteenth and twentieth
Ilan University, Israel Modernization on the 27.99 centuries, Aryei Fishman focuses on the Religious Kibbutz Federation in Israel, whose
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community level. Concentrating on the major Jewish Orthodox movements of the nineteenth
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the community level.
978-0-521-04685-5 Norbert M. Judaism and the PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Judaism Yes A discussion of what the doctrine of creation can mean to anyone who takes seriously the
Samuelson; Temple Doctrine of Creation 38.00 teachings of the classic rabbis, ancient and modern philosophers, and contemporary scientists.
University, It comprises a unique synthesis of religious belief and philosophical speculation.
978-0-521-03979-6 Martin Daunton; Just Taxes The Politics of PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP 20C history of Yes Professor Martin Daunton's major work of original synthesis explores the politics of taxation in
University of Taxation in Britain, 43.00 Britain the twentieth century. Combining research with a comprehensive survey of existing knowledge,
Cambridge 1914–1979 this lucid and wide-ranging book examines the complex financial relationship between the State
and its citizens in modern Britain.
978-0-521-05055-5 E. Clinton Gardner; Justice and Christian PB 03-Dec-2009 GBP New Studies in Religious ethics Yes Justice and Christian Ethics is a study in the meaning and foundations of justice in modern
Emory University, Ethics 17.99 Christian Ethics, 7 society. Written from a theological perspective, its focus is upon the interaction of religion and
Atlanta law in their common pursuit of justice.
978-0-521-04148-5 Edited by Andre Laks; Justice and Studies in Hellenistic PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP Classical Hegel's often-echoed verdict on the apolitical character of philosophy in the Hellenistic age is
Princeton University, Generosity Social and Political 36.00 philosophy challenged in this collection of essays, originally presented at the sixth meeting of the
New Jersey Philosophy - Symposium Hellenisticum. An international team of leading scholars reveals a vigorous
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978-0-521-04265-9 Edited by Warren F. Justice in Immigration PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Political Yes This book is an interdisciplinary study of the fundamental normative issues underpinning
Schwartz; 31.00 Philosophy and Law philosophy immigration policy. A distinguished group of economists, political scientists and philosophers
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978-0-521-05810-0 Robert F. Schopp; Justification Defenses PB 15-May-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Political Yes This major study advances an interpretation of criminal justification defences that views them as
University of and Just Convictions 25.99 Philosophy and Law philosophy an integral component of the structure of the criminal law. The book integrates philosophical
Nebraska, Lincoln analysis with a consideration of contemporary applications and shows how these defences are
key components of criminal law.
978-0-521-03972-7 Michelle Grier; Kant's Doctrine of PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Modern European Eighteenth- Yes This major study of Kant provides a detailed examination of the doctrine of transcendental
University of San Transcendental 23.99 Philosophy century illusion in his theoretical philosophy. The author argues that we cannot understand Kant unless
Diego Illusion philosophy we take seriously his claim that the mind inevitably acts in accordance with ideas and principles
that are 'illusory'.
978-0-521-06551-1 John B. Davis; Keynes's PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP History of Yes This book examines Keynes's philosophical thinking as it developed from his earliest works
Marquette University, Philosophical 29.99 economic through to The General Theory. It explains the role of philosophy in Keynes's later economics,
Wisconsin Development thought and showing how development and change in Keynes's philosophical thinking affected the
methodology development of his later economic thinking.
978-0-521-03951-2 Jon Stewart; Kierkegaard's PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Modern European Nineteenth- Yes Jon Stewart's study is a major re-evaluation of the complex relations between the philosophies
University of Relations to Hegel 40.00 Philosophy century of Kierkegaard and Hegel. Scholars working in the tradition of Continental philosophy will find
Copenhagen Reconsidered philosophy this an insightful and provocative book. It will also appeal to scholars in religious studies and the
history of ideas.
978-0-521-04793-7 Carl D. Crane, III; Kinematic Analysis of PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Engineering Yes Introduces the subject of robot manipulators and describes a forward and reverse analysis for
University of Florida Robot Manipulators 49.00 design, serial robot arms. Focuses on closed form solution techniques applied to a broad range of
kinematics, and manipulator geometries. Case studies show how the techniques are used in real engineering
978-0-521-04445-5 Simon MacLean; Kingship and Politics Charles the Fat and PB 29-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in European Yes This major study deals with the collapse of the pan-European Carolingian empire in 888, as
University of St in the Late Ninth the End of the 33.00 Medieval Life and history - 450 - seen through the reign of its last ruler Charles the Fat. It argues against traditionally pessimistic
Andrews, Scotland Century Carolingian Empire Thought: Fourth 1000 views of this important period, offering alternative interpretations of early medieval kingship.
978-0-521-03971-0 Stephen Alford; Kingship and Politics PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP History of Britain Yes This book offers a reappraisal of the reign of Edward VI, the third Tudor king of England who
University of in the Reign of 28.99 after 1450 reigned from the age of nine in 1547 until his death in 1553, and challenges the view that the
Cambridge Edward VI king's minority was a time of political faction.
978-0-521-04430-1 J. G. Manning; Land and Power in The Structure of Land PB 22-Nov-2007 GBP Ancient history Yes This book offers a coherent framework for understanding the structure of the Ptolemaic state
Stanford University, Ptolemaic Egypt Tenure 24.99 and economy, as well as the relationship between the new Ptolemaic economic institutions and
California the ancient Egyptian legal traditions of property rights. The evidence of Greek papyri and
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978-0-521-04621-3 M. J. Cresswell Language in the A Philosophical PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy Yes What makes the words we speak mean what they do? M. J. Cresswell answers this question in
World Enquiry 23.99 Philosophy (general) a book-length examination of the connection between meaning and linguistic behaviour from the
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978-0-521-05850-6 Ian Ward; University Law and Literature Possibilities and PB 15-May-2008 GBP English literature Yes The emergence of an interdiscplinary study of law and literature is one of the most exciting
of Sussex Perspectives 20.99 - 1900 - 1945 theoretical developments taking place in North America and Britain. This original book defines
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978-0-521-06413-2 John W. Carroll Laws of Nature PB 05-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Ethics Yes John Carroll undertakes a careful philosophical examination of laws of nature, causation, and
27.99 Philosophy other related topics.
978-0-521-05716-5 Anthony J. Sebok; Legal Positivism in PB 27-Mar-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Legal This book is both a work of intellectual history and a contribution to legal philosophy. It
Brooklyn College, City American 23.99 Philosophy and Law philosophy represents a serious and philosophically sophisticated guide to modern American legal theory,
University of New York Jurisprudence demonstrating that legal positivism has been a misunderstood and underappreciated
perspective through most of twentieth-century American legal thought.
978-0-521-06402-6 Edited by David M. Legislatures in the The Dilemmas of PB 05-Jun-2008 GBP Advances in Political Comparative Yes The role legislatures play in the public policy-making process is of central concern to political
Olson Policy Process Economic Policy 30.00 Science politics scientists. Conventional wisdom claims that all legislatures except perhaps the US Congress are
either marginal to the policy-making process or becoming increasingly so. In Legislatures in the
Policy Process leading specialists in comparative government reassess this view and
significantly advance research on the influence of legislatures.
978-0-521-04822-4 Franklin Perkins; Leibniz and China A Commerce of Light PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Early modern Yes Unlike other early modern thinkers, Leibniz had a lifelong interest in learning from China,
DePaul University, 20.99 philosophy developing and promoting a progressive vision of cultural exchange. In this highly original book,
Chicago Franklin Perkins examines Leibniz's engagement with China and its roots in his philosophy.
978-0-521-04155-3 Edited by Paul Lodge; Leibniz and his PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP Early modern Unlike most of the other great philosophers Leibniz never wrote a magnum opus, so his
Mansfield College, Correspondents 36.00 philosophy philosophical correspondence is essential for an understanding of his views. This collection of
Oxford essays by pre-eminent figures in the field of Leibniz scholarship is a most thorough account of
Leibniz's philosophical correspondence.
978-0-521-04133-1 Bernard Berofsky; Liberation from Self A Theory of Personal PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP Ethics Professor Berofsky claims that the idea of autonomy originating in the self is a seductive but
Columbia University, Autonomy 34.00 ultimately illusory one. The only serious way of approaching the subject is to pay due attention
New York to psychology, and to view autonomy as the liberation from the disabling effects of physiological
and psychological afflictions.
978-0-521-04468-4 CH. Wirszubski Libertas as a Political PB 29-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Classical Ancient history Yes This study describes the meaning of libertas as a political idea at Rome during the two hundred
Idea at Rome during 22.99 Studies years or so between the Gracchi and Trajan, a period in which the Republican constitution
the Late Republic and gradually gave way and was finally superceded by the Principate which, in its own turn,
Early Principate considerably changed during the first century AD.
978-0-521-03990-1 David A. Wharton; Life at the Limits Organisms in Extreme PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Microbiology Yes In this fascinating account, David Wharton takes the reader on a tour of extreme environments,
University of Otago, Environments 19.99 and immunology and shows how some organisms have the remarkable ability to survive a range of extreme
New Zealand conditions, such as high and low temperatures, high pressures, acidity and desiccation.
978-0-521-06648-8 Marcus Tomalin; Linguistics and the The Origins of PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Grammar and Yes An insightful overview of how syntactic theory was influenced by developments in the formal
University of Formal Sciences Generative Grammar 30.00 Linguistics, 110 syntax sciences during the twentieth century. Discusses their implications for the work of linguists at
Cambridge that time, outlines their consequences for syntactic theory, and provides a reassessment of
Chomsky's early work in Generative Grammar.
978-0-521-06193-3 David Gervais; Literary Englands Versions of PB 15-May-2008 GBP English literature Yes In our time the concept of 'Englishness' often evokes in writers a complex sense of loss,
University of Reading 'Englishness' in 20.99 - 1900 - 1945 nostalgia and exile. Literary Englands explores the influence of nationality on writers including
Modern Writing Edward Thomas, Forster and Lawrence, Leavis and George Sturt, Orwell and Evelyn Waugh,
Betjeman, Larkin and Geoffrey Hill.
978-0-521-06667-9 Janis McLarren Literature and From Mary Shelley to PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in English literature Yes This title examines works of literature by Mary Shelley, Thomas Carlyle, the Brontë sisters and
Caldwell; Wake Forest Medicine in George Eliot 26.99 Nineteenth-Century - 1830 - 1900 George Eliot alongside medical lectures, textbooks and journal articles to demonstrate the
University, North Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture, similar ways of reading employed by nineteenth-century doctors and imaginative writers.
Carolina Britain 46
978-0-521-06480-4 Paisley Livingston Literature and Ideas of Agency in PB 12-Jun-2008 GBP Literary theory Yes This interdisciplinary study establishes connections between divergent approaches to rationality
Rationality Theory and Fiction 23.99 in philosophy, social science, and literary studies. Livingston provides a broad survey of the
basic assumptions and questions associated with concepts of rationality in philosophical
accounts of action, in decision theory, and in the theory of rational choice.
978-0-521-04758-6 M. P. Brodmann; Local Cohomology An Algebraic PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Algebra Yes This book provides a careful and detailed algebraic introduction to Grothendieck's local
Universität Zürich Introduction with 35.00 Advanced cohomology theory. It is designed for graduate students who have some experience of basic
Geometric Mathematics, 60 commutative algebra and homological algebra, and also for experts in commutative algebra and
Applications algebraic geometry.
978-0-521-04457-8 Edited by Paul Smith Lord Salisbury on A selection from his PB 29-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Texts in political Yes The third Marquis of Salisbury was one of the most successful political practitioners of modern
Politics articles in the 45.00 the History and Theory thought times, as well as a major international statesman. The large body of journalism which he
Quarterly Review, of Politics produced during the first thirty years of his career enables us to examine in detail the views on
1860-1883 politics and society which underlay his practical action.
978-0-521-05253-5 Dieter Biskamp; Max- Magnetohydrodynami PB 21-Feb-2008 GBP Plasma physics Yes This book presents an introduction to, and state-of-the-art account of, magnetohydrodynamic
Planck-Institut für c Turbulence 37.00 and fusion (MHD) turbulence. Applications to three topics from astrophysics are considered: the solar wind,
Plasmaphysik, physics accretion disks, and the interstellar medium. Suitable for graduate students and researchers
Garching, Germany working in turbulence theory, plasma physics and astrophysics.
978-0-521-04215-4 Logi Gunnarsson; Making Moral Sense Beyond Habermas PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Ethics Yes Logi Gunnarsson's innovative book on the rational credentials of morality includes substantial
Humboldt-Universität and Gauthier 27.99 Philosophy critical engagement with thinkers from two very different philosophical traditions, and is notable
zu Berlin for its clear and succinct account of Habermas' discourse ethics.
978-0-521-06592-4 Jonathan Brody Making the English Print-Capitalism and PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP English literature Yes Jonathan Brody Kramnick's book examines the formation of the English canon over the first two-
Kramnick; Rutgers Canon the Cultural Past, 24.99 - Renaissance thirds of the eighteenth century. Kramnick details how the idea of literary tradition emerged out
University, New 1700–1770 and early of a prolonged engagement with the institutions of cultural modernity, from the public sphere
Jersey modern to 1700 and national identity to capitalism and the print market.
978-0-521-04418-9 C. M. Reed; Queens Maritime Traders in PB 22-Nov-2007 GBP Ancient history Yes This work argues that those trading with Athens were mainly poor and foreign (hence politically
College, North the Ancient Greek 24.99 insignificant to Athens). Moreover, Athens and other Greek states had no merchant marine of
Carolina World their own and took only limited measures, always short of war and lesser means of commercial
imperialism, to attract maritime traders.
978-0-521-04451-6 Edited by Mark Bevir; Markets in Historical Ideas and Politics in PB 29-Nov-2007 GBP European Yes This book presents a much-needed corrective to the model of the 'free market' which has come
University of Contexts the Modern World 31.00 history after to dominate public and academic life. Leading historians, theorists and social scientists offer
California, Berkeley 1450 historically informed, interdisciplinary inquiries into the embeddedness of markets in social,
cultural and political relations from the eighteenth century to the present.
Jacket not 978-0-521-04580-3 Yossef Rapoport; Marriage, Money and PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Middle East Yes Yossef Rapoport explores the prevalence of divorce in medieval Islamic society. In so doing, he
available University of Oxford Divorce in Medieval 23.99 Islamic Civilization history reveals that women possessed a surprising level of economic independence which they
Islamic Society manipulated to initiate divorce as often as men. The book makes a significant contribution to the
social history of an understudied period.
978-0-521-03950-5 Aaron V. Garrett; Meaning in Spinoza's PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Early modern Yes This controversial book examines the geometrical method employed by Spinoza in his
Boston University Method 31.00 philosophy masterpiece the Ethics, and suggests that its purpose, in Spinoza's view, was not just to present
claims and propositions but also to allow the readers to look at themselves and the world in a
978-0-521-03904-8 Wayne A. Davis; Meaning, Expression PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Logic Yes This philosophical treatise on the foundations of semantics is a systematic effort to clarify,
Georgetown and Thought 40.00 Philosophy deepen and defend the classical doctrine that words are conventional signs of mental states,
University, principally thoughts and ideas, and that meaning consists in their expression.
978-0-521-06677-8 Claudia V. Angelelli; Medical Interpreting PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Sociolinguistics Yes When healthcare providers and patients do not speak the same language, medical interpreters
San Diego State and Cross-cultural 24.99 are called in to help. In this book, Claudia Angelelli explores the role of medical interpreters,
University Communication drawing on data from over 300 medical encounters and interviewing the interpreters about their
challenges, and how they characterize their role.
978-0-521-06219-0 Jody Azzouni; Tufts Metaphysical Myths, The Ontology and PB 15-May-2008 GBP Philosophy of Yes Jody Azzouni argues that mathematical knowledge really is a special kind of knowledge with its
University, Mathematical Practice Epistemology of the 23.99 science own special means of gathering evidence. He analyses the linguistic pitfalls and misperceptions
Massachusetts Exact Sciences philosophers in this field are often prone to, and explores the misapplications of epistemic
principles from the empirical sciences to the exact sciences.
978-0-521-04182-9 F. J. Baltá Calleja; Microhardness of PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Cambridge Solid State Polymer science Yes This 2000 book deals with the micromechanical characterization of polymer materials.
Institute for the Polymers 35.00 Science Series and engineering Describes the microhardness technique and its applications to different polymeric materials.
Structure of Matter, Ideal for graduate level students and researchers interested in the microindentation hardness of
Madrid polymer materials.
978-0-521-04029-7 Joel S. Kahn; Minangkabau Social Indonesian Peasants PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Ethics Yes In this anthropological investigation of the nature of an underdeveloped peasant economy, Joel
University College Formations and the World- 30.00 Social and Cultural S. Kahn attempts to develop the insights generated by Marxist theorists, by means of a concrete
London Economy Anthropology, 30 case study of a peasant village in the Indonesian province of West Sumatra. Dr Kahn's book is
unusual for its combination of a theoretical analysis of underdevelopment with a detailed
978-0-521-04955-9 Anna Johnston; Missionary Writing PB 31-Jan-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in English literature Yes Anna Johnston argues that missionaries occupied ambiguous positions in colonial cultures,
University of and Empire, 30.00 Nineteenth-Century - 1830 - 1900 caught between imperial and religious interests. She examines texts from Indian and Australian
Tasmania 1800–1860 Literature and Culture, missions to highlight their representation of nineteenth-century evangelical activity in relation to
38 gender, colonialism and race.
978-0-521-06636-5 Wilfrid Hodges; Model Theory PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Encyclopedia of Logic, Model theory is concerned with the notions of definition, interpretation and structure in a very
Queen Mary, 75.00 Mathematics and its categories and general setting, and is applied to a wide range of other areas such as set theory, geometry,
University of London Applications, 42 sets algebra and computer science. This book provides an integrated introduction to model theory for
978-0-521-05996-1 Edited by Valerie Models for Infectious Their Structure and PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Publications of the Statistics for life Yes Contains a breadth of different quantitative approaches to understanding the patterns of
Isham; University Human Diseases Relation to Data 63.00 Newton Institute, 6 sciences, infectious diseases in populations, and the design of control strategies to lessen their effect.
College London medicine and Describes research on diseases such as measles, AIDS and tropical parasitic infections. A vital
health resource for any involved in this hugely important area.
978-0-521-06334-0 Edited by H. W. Modern Methods in PB 29-May-2008 GBP Botanical Yes The subject matter of this text is conference based and deals with the physiology, ecology and
Pritchard Orchid Conservation 26.99 reference management of orchid conservation. It offers information not only to the orchid research
scientist, but also to the orchid enthusiast curious about the scientific background to this topic.
978-0-521-05255-9 Ann L. Ardis; Modernism and PB 21-Feb-2008 GBP English literature Yes Ardis questions commonly held views of the radical nature of literary modernism. She positions
University of Delaware Cultural Conflict, 22.99 - 1900 - 1945 the coterie of writers centred around Pound, Eliot and Joyce as one among a number of groups
1880–1922 in Britain intent on redefining the cultural work of literature at the turn of the twentieth century.
978-0-521-06348-7 John Dauns; Tulane Modules and Rings PB 29-May-2008 GBP Algebra Yes An ideal book on module and non-commutative ring theory for graduate students. It starts at the
University, Louisiana 49.00 foundations of the subject and progresses rapidly through the basic concepts to help the reader
reach current research frontiers.
978-0-521-05048-7 Edited by R. J. Scott; Molecular and Cellular PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Society for Plant science Yes The book covers molecular aspects in the control of flower morphogenesis in particular species,
University of Leicester Aspects of Plant 40.00 Experimental Biology including the role and regulation of gene expression in the gamete development and the
Reproduction Seminar Series, 55 variation in the longevity of flowers and the pattern of senescence. The book will appeal to
students and researchers in floral physiology.
978-0-521-04183-6 Edited by R. Beetsma; Monetary Policy, Macroeconomic PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Macroeconomic Yes Following the birth of the European Monetary Union (EMU) economists are still divided in
Universiteit van Fiscal Policies and Policymaking in the 26.99 s and monetary assessing the ability of its key institutions to provide macroeconomic stability and foster
Amsterdam Labour Markets EMU economics necessary reforms. Blending empirical and theoretical data, experts offer a comprehensive
survey of research in macroeconomic policymaking within the EMU.
978-0-521-05074-6 Guy Stessens; Money Laundering A New International PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in International Yes This book gives an analysis of the legal issues raised by the international fight against money
Universitaire Law Enforcement 35.00 International and economic and laundering. A comparative research of the criminal and preventive law aspects from an
Instellung Antwerpen, Model Comparative Law, 15 trade law, WTO international perspective, it contains a most detailed overview on the rules and practices of
Belgium law international co-operation in the fight against money laundering.
978-0-521-06529-0 Barbara J. Downes; Monitoring Ecological Concepts and Practice PB 12-Jun-2008 GBP Ecology and Yes Monitoring Ecological Impacts provides the tools needed to design assessment programs that
University of Impacts in Flowing Waters 51.00 conservation can reliably monitor, detect and allow management of human impacts on the natural
Melbourne environment. The procedures described are well grounded in inferential logic. Step-by-step
guidelines and flow diagrams provide clear and useable protocols, which are applicable to real
978-0-521-06384-5 T. Jech Multiple Forcing PB 25-Nov-2010 GBP Cambridge Tracts in Logic, Yes In this 1987 text Professor Jech gives a unified treatment of the various forcing methods used in
14.99 Mathematics, 88 categories and set theory, and presents their important applications. Product forcing, iterated forcing and proper
sets forcing have proved powerful tools when studying the foundations of mathematics, for instance
in consistency proofs.
978-0-521-06583-2 Paul C. Roberts; Multiplicities and PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Tracts in Algebra Yes In recent years there have been new developments in the field of commutative algebra which
University of Utah Chern Classes in 25.99 Mathematics, 133 led to proofs of several conjectures which had been open for many years. Many of these proofs
Local Algebra rely on techniques from topology and algebraic geometry. This book describes the mathematical
background necessary to prove these results and sets them in their algebraic context.
978-0-521-05767-7 W. K. Hayman; Multivalent Functions PB 15-May-2008 GBP Cambridge Tracts in Real and Yes The second edition of this celebrated book contains a full and self-contained proof of De
University of London 33.00 Mathematics, 110 complex Branges' theorem. Every chapter has been updated and many of the original proofs have been
analysis simplified. It will be essential for all interested in complex function theory.
978-0-521-04425-7 Larry Scanlon Narrative, Authority The Medieval PB 22-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in English literature Yes Little attention has been paid to the political and ideological significance of the medieval
and Power Exemplum and the 35.00 Medieval Literature, - Anglo-Saxon exemplum, a brief narrative form used to illustrate a moral. Through a study of four major works
Chaucerian Tradition 20 and Medieval in the Chaucerian tradition, Professor Scanlon redefines the exemplum as a 'narrative
enactment of cultural authority'.
978-0-521-06313-5 Zohreh T. Sullivan; Narratives of Empire The Fictions of PB 15-May-2008 GBP English literature Yes A reading of Kipling's writings about himself and about India that considers the ambivalence of
University of Illinois, Rudyard Kipling 17.99 - 1900 - 1945 his fiction in terms of the fragmentation of his position as Indian child expelled from a golden
Urbana-Champaign India, as 'poet of empire', and as colonizer.
978-0-521-04049-5 Frank Salomon; Native Lords of Quito The Political Economy PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Social, cultural Yes Frank Salomon draws on large stores of sources to reconstruct the political and economic
University of in the Age of the Incas of North Andean 34.00 Social and Cultural anthropology institutions of pre-Inca societies, providing remarkable insight into the functioning of these
Wisconsin, Madison Chiefdoms Anthropology, 59 'chiefdoms', and emphasizing their importance for the understanding of rank, inequality,
privilege and central power in stateless societies.
978-0-521-05568-0 David Novak; Natural Law in PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Judaism Yes Natural law is the idea that our basic moral principles are universal. Most people have assumed
University of Toronto Judaism 19.99 that an idea like natural law must be foreign to Judaism because of its specific historical
revelation and tradition. This book shows that natural law is part of Judaism, and that it is
consistent with this specific revelation and tradition.
978-0-521-06460-6 C. Foias; Indiana Navier-Stokes PB 12-Jun-2008 GBP Encyclopedia of Fluid dynamics Yes This book presents the mathematical theory of turbulence to engineers and physicists, and the
University, Equations and 38.00 Mathematics and its and solid physical theory of turbulence to mathematicians. The mathematical technicalities are kept to a
Bloomington Turbulence Applications, 83 mechanics minimum within the book, enabling the language to be at a level understood by a broad
978-0-521-06184-1 Edited by Fikret Navigating Social- Building Resilience for PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Ecology and Yes Drawing on complex systems theory, this book investigates how linked social-ecological systems
Berkes; University of Ecological Systems Complexity and 45.00 conservation build capacity to adapt to uncertainty and change. This book merges forefront research from
Manitoba, Canada Change different disciplines, with case studies from several geographic areas, cultures and resource
types, into a common framework for new insights on sustainability.
978-0-521-04275-8 Edited by Giuseppe Neuropsychological PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Neuroscience Yes This work summarizes the empirical and theoretical work on impairments of short-term memory
Vallar; Università degli Impairments of Short- 57.00 (often caused by damage in the left cerebral hemisphere) and contains chapters from virtually
Studi di Milano Term Memory every scientist in Europe and North America working on the problem.
978-0-521-04120-1 Hernan Galperin; New Television, Old The Transition to PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP Communication, Comparative This book explains how the process of moving from analog TV to digital is unfolding in the US
University of Southern Politics Digital TV in the 22.99 Society and Politics politics and Britain and explores the changes in the legal framework and the industry structure
California United States and associated with it. It is an interesting study about the technological, political, and social factors
Britain shaping this transition.
978-0-521-06399-9 Robert Powell; Nuclear Deterrence The Search for PB 05-Jun-2008 GBP International Yes Applying advances in game theory to the study of nuclear deterrence, Robert Powell examines
Harvard University, Theory Credibility 28.99 relations, the foundations of deterrence theory. Game-theoretic analysis allows the author to explore some
Massachusetts international of the most complex and problematic issues in deterrence theory, including the effects of first-
organisations strike advantages, limited retaliation, and the number of nuclear powers in the international
system on the dynamics of escalation.
978-0-521-04209-3 Arda Denkel; Bogaziçi Object and Property PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Epistemology Yes Denkel argues that objects are nothing more than bundles of properties, and he tackles some
University, Istanbul 31.00 Philosophy and metaphysics central questions of ontology: how is an object distinct from others; how does it remain the same
while it changes through time? A second contention is that properties are particular entities
restricted to the objects they inhabit.
978-0-521-04149-2 Edited by Brian Leiter; Objectivity in Law and PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Political This volume considers the intersection between objectivity in ethics and the objectivity in law. It
University of Texas, Morals 40.00 Philosophy and Law philosophy presents a survey of live issues in metaethics, and examines their relevance to theorizing about
Austin law and adjudication.
978-0-521-04825-5 J. Mark Ramseyer; Odd Markets in Law and Economic PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Political Economy of Comparative Yes Professor Ramseyer studies the impact of Japanese law on economic growth in Japan. Findings
University of Chicago Japanese History Growth 25.99 Institutions and politics reveal that the legal system generally promoted mutually advantageous deals, and that people
Decisions generally negotiated in ways that shrewdly promoted their private best interests. Whether in the
markets for indentured servants, prostitutes, or marriage partners, this study reports little
evidence of either age- or gender- related exploitation.
978-0-521-05769-1 Allan M. Pinkus On L1-Approximation PB 15-May-2008 GBP Cambridge Tracts in Numerical Yes This monograph is concerned with the qualitative theory of best L1-approximation from finite-
28.99 Mathematics, 93 analysis dimensional subspaces. It presents a survey of recent research that extends 'classical' results
concerned with best uniform approximation to the L1 case. The work is organized in such a way
as to be useful for self-study or as a text for advanced courses.
978-0-521-03900-0 Graham Oppy; Ontological PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Logic Yes This book offers a comprehensive critical evaluation of ontological arguments for and against
Australian National Arguments and Belief 45.00 the existence of God. The author provides and analyses a critical taxonomy of those versions of
University, Canberra in God the argument that have been advanced in recent philosophical literature, as well as of those
historically important versions found in the work of St Anselm, Descartes, Leibniz, Hegel and
978-0-521-06021-9 Shtichirt Sakai; Operator Algebras in PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Encyclopedia of Abstract Yes This book is concerned with the theory of unbounded derivations in C*-algebras, a subject
College of Humanities Dynamical Systems 35.00 Mathematics and its analysis whose study was motivated by questions in quantum physics and statistical mechanics, and to
and Sciences, Nihon Applications, 41 which the author has made a considerable contribution. This presentation concentrates on
University, Tokyo topics involving quantum statistical mechanics and differentiations on manifolds.
978-0-521-04240-6 Edited by Will Martin; Options for Global A View from the Asia- PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Trade and International Yes In November 2001 the members of the World Trade Organization approved the start of new
The World Bank Trade Reform Pacific 40.00 Development economics trade talks at the WTO ministerial meeting in Doha. These trade talks will have profound
implications for economic growth in the developed and developing world. Here a team of
authors from developing and developed countries in the Asia-Pacific identify ways in which
progress might be made on the key negotiating topics.
978-0-521-05431-7 Albrecht Pietsch; Orthonormal Systems PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP Encyclopedia of Abstract Yes Orthonormal Systems and Banach Space Geometry describes the interplay between
Friedrich-Schiller- and Banach Space 42.00 Mathematics and its analysis orthonormal expansions and Banach space geometry and yields a detailed insight into type and
Universität, Jena, Geometry Applications, 70 co-type of Banach spaces, B-convexity, super-reflexivity, the vector-valued Fourier transform,
Germany the vector-valued Hilbert transform and the unconditionality property for martingale differences
978-0-521-04111-9 Nancy Cartwright; Otto Neurath Philosophy between PB 28-Apr-2008 GBP Ideas in Context, 38 Logic Four distinguished authors have been brought together to produce this elegant study of a much-
London School of Science and Politics 34.00 neglected figure. Exploring Neurath's biographical background as well as his theory of science,
Economics and this timely publication is a major contribution to our understanding of analytical philosophy.
978-0-521-04475-2 D. Catherine Brown Pastor and Laity in the PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Theology Yes Pastor and Laity in the Theology of Jean Gerson explores the pastoral teaching of one of
Theology of Jean 40.00 Europe's most influential churchmen of the early fifteenth century. Chancellor of the University
Gerson of Paris from 1395 to 1429, Gerson is probably best known for his activities towards ending the
978-0-521-04835-4 Gordon P. Wiles Paul's Intercessory The Significance of PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Society for New Biblical studies - Yes A study of the communal worship and private prayers of the early Christian Church, in particular
Prayers the Intercessory 24.99 Testament Studies New Testament the intercessory prayer passages in Paul's seven epistles. Professor Wiles is concerned to
Prayer Passages in Monograph Series, 24 discover what these prayers reveal about Paul's ministry and his apostolic strategy.
the Letters of St Paul
978-0-521-06277-0 G. W. Trompf; Payback The Logic of PB 15-May-2008 GBP Sociology of Yes In this study Garry Trompf shows how various aspects of 'payback', both negative and positive,
University of Sydney Retribution in 40.00 religion provide the best indices to an understanding of Melanesian views of life. The book explores the
Melanesian Religions reasons why people 'pay back' and opens up a whole dimension in the cross-cultural study of
978-0-521-04053-2 Enid Schildkrout; People of the Zongo The Transformation of PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Logic Yes Dr Schildkrout probes questions of ethnicity, religion, cultural change and the African national
American Museum of Ethnic Identities in 36.00 Social and Cultural identity in this study of the immigrant community of Kumasi, Ghana's second largest city. This
Natural History, New Ghana Anthropology, 20 book has importance not only as a local case study that gives a full description of West African
York urban life, but also as a theoretical reconsideration of ethnicity that has application outside the
978-0-521-03905-5 Akira Onuki; Kyoto Phase Transition PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Condensed Yes Phase Transition Dynamics provides a fully comprehensive treatment of the study of phase
University, Japan Dynamics 80.00 matter physics, transitions. Building on the statistical mechanics of phase transitions, covered in many
nanoscience introductory textbooks, it will be essential reading for researchers and advanced graduate
and mesoscopic students in physics, chemistry, metallurgy and polymer science.
978-0-521-03914-7 Edited by Markku Philosophy and PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy of Yes This important collection focuses on the nature and importance of biodiversity. The concept is
Oksanen; University of Biodiversity 34.00 Philosophy and science clarified and its intrinsic and instrumental value is discussed. The book will be of interest to
Kuopio, Finland Biology philosophers of science and biologists, but also to anyone interested in conservation and the
978-0-521-05846-9 Stephen E. Lahey; Le Philosophy and PB 15-May-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in European Yes John Wyclif was the fourteenth-century English thinker responsible for the first English Bible,
Moyne College, Politics in the Thought 22.99 Medieval Life and history - 1000 - and for the Lollard movement. In contrast with most other commentaries, this book argues that
Syracuse of John Wyclif Thought: Fourth 1450 Wyclif's political programme was based on a coherent philosophical vision ultimately consistent
Series, 54 with his earlier reformative ideas.
978-0-521-04175-1 Edited by Gerald J. Philosophy and the PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Political When accidents occur and people suffer injuries, who ought to bear the loss? Tort law is a
Postema; University of Law of Torts 40.00 Philosophy and Law philosophy complex answer to this question, but philosophers have offered little by way of analysis of its
North Carolina, rules. In eight essays commissioned for this volume, leading legal theorists examine the
Chapel Hill philosophical foundations of tort law.
978-0-521-05461-4 Edited by Bruce Phonetically Based PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP Phonetics and Yes Phonetically Based Phonology is centred around the hypothesis that phonologies of languages
Hayes; University of Phonology 26.99 phonology are determined by phonetic principles; that is, phonetic patterns involving ease of articulation
California, Los and perception are expressed linguistically as grammatical constraints. This book provides a
Angeles wide-ranging study of phonetically based phonology, investigating the role of phonetics in many
978-0-521-03975-8 Phil Dowe; University Physical Causation PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy of Yes Discusses in a systematic way, a positive account of causation: the conserved quantities
of Tasmania 30.00 Probability, Induction science account of causal processes. This is an important book that will be widely discussed among
and Decision Theory philosophers and students working in contemporary metaphysics and philosophy of science,
and also scientists with an interest in foundational issues.
978-0-521-04212-3 Edited by Carl Gillett; Physicalism and its PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Logic Yes Physicalism is the philosophical view that everything in the space-time world is ultimately
Illinois Wesleyan Discontents 25.99 physical. This collection of essays, first published in 2001 by a group of distinguished
University philosophers, comprising both physicalists and their critics, offers perspectives on the important
doctrine of physicalism and brings depth and breadth to the philosophical debate.
978-0-521-04454-7 Wendy Scase Piers <I>Plowman</I> PB 29-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in English literature Yes The medieval English poem Piers Plowman is noted for its attacks on the clergy. The later
and the New 30.00 Medieval Literature, 4 - Anglo-Saxon fourteenth century, when the poem was written, is often thought of as an anticlerical age. This
Anticlericalism and Medieval book is an extended investigation of the anticlericalism of the poem.
978-0-521-06553-5 Edited by J. M. M. Plant Genetic PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Plant science Yes One of the world centres of crop evolution and origin, Ethiopia has long been recognized as an
Engels Resources of Ethiopia 43.00 important area of diversity for several major and various minor crops. Based on an international
conference held in Addis Ababa, this book describes how this genetic diversity is of vital
importance in breeding varieties of crops with desirable characteristics.
978-0-521-05037-1 Edited by Hamlyn G. Plants under Stress Biochemistry, PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Society for Plant science Yes The volume identifies how stressful conditions affect plants. Various stresses can have a major
Jones Physiology and 31.00 Experimental Biology impact on plant growth and survival. This book examines some of the more important stresses,
Ecology and their Seminar Series, 39 shows how they affect the plant and then reviews how new varieties or new species can be
Application to Plant selected which are less vulnerable to stress.
978-0-521-06595-5 Eyjolfur Kjalar Plotinus on Sense- A Philosophical Study PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Ancient Yes This book is a philosophical analysis of Plotinus' views on sense-perception. It aims to show
Emilsson Perception 27.99 philosophy how his thoughts were both original and a development of the ideas of his predecessors, in
particular those of Plato, Aristotle and the Peripatetics.
978-0-521-05472-0 Adrian Thomas; Polish Music since PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP Music in the Twentieth Twentieth- Yes Since 1937, Poland's music has been influenced by violent political upheavals - World War Two,
Cardiff University Szymanowski 34.00 Century, 19 century and Stalinism, the 'thaw', the election of the Polish Pope and the rise and fall of Solidarity. Issues of
contemporary how artistic freedom was exercised and how composers reacted to these upheavals form the
music core of this study.
978-0-521-06653-2 Ian Gray; Charles Politics in Place Social Power PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Politics (general) Yes Politics in Place is a community study focusing on political life in a typical Australian agricultural
Sturt University, Relations in an 28.99 town. It examines the maintenance of a local political power structures by analysing the town's
Bathurst, New South Australian Country social processes and associated ideologies.
978-0-521-05235-1 Edited by G. P. Population Biology of PB 21-Feb-2008 GBP Plant science Yes A stimulating synthesis of the different approaches adopted in ecology, physiology and
Cheplick; City Grasses 45.00 molecular biology to understand how grass populations interact with their environment and
University of New York undergo evolutionary changes over time.
978-0-521-05983-1 Ross G. Pinsky Positive Harmonic PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Abstract Yes Professor Pinsky gives a self-contained account of the theory of positive harmonic functions for
Functions and 60.00 Advanced analysis second order elliptic operators, using an integrated probabilistic and analytic approach. A useful
Diffusion Mathematics, 45 reference for the specialist, and an excellent guide for the graduate student.
978-0-521-04035-8 Olga F. Linares; Power, Prayer and The Jola of PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy Yes The Jola (Diola) are intensive wet-rice cultivators in the Lower Casamance region of Senegal. In
Smithsonian Tropical Production Casamance, Senegal 34.00 Social and Cultural (general) this study, the author examines the reasons behind startling contrasts in the organization of
Research Institute, Anthropology, 82 agricultural tasks among three Jola communities located within a 45-kilometre radius from
978-0-521-03884-3 Edited by Christopher Practical Rationality Essays for David PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Logic Yes The dominant position in philosophy on the topic of practical rationality is that one acts to
W. Morris; Bowling and Preference Gauthier 30.00 maximize the satisfaction of one's preferences. This view is closely associated with the work of
Green State David Gauthier. In this collection, philosophers working in this field explore the controversies
University, Ohio surrounding Gauthier's position.
978-0-521-03913-0 Keith Graham; Practical Reasoning in How We Act Together PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Political Yes Keith Graham examines the philosophical assumptions behind the ideas of group membership
University of Bristol a Social World 27.99 philosophy and loyalty. He offers an understanding of the multiplicity of sources which vie for the attention
of human beings as they decide how to act, and challenges the conventional division between
self-interest and altruism.
978-0-521-04478-3 Rex Mason Preaching the Homily and PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Biblical studies - Yes This book compares the 'addresses' in the Books of Chronicles with similar material in the books
Tradition Hermeneutics after 40.00 New Testament of Ezra and Nehemiah and in the post-exilic prophets. Dr Mason's contention is that there are
the Exile many features of style, theme and purpose in these latter books which closely echo features
found in the addresses.
978-0-521-04671-8 Mohamed Precedent in the PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Hersch Lauterpacht UN and Yes In his book, the distinguished lawyer Judge Shahabuddeen shows the extent to which the
Shahabuddeen World Court 31.00 Memorial Lectures, 13 international International Court of Justice is guided by its previous decisions, creating a blend of consistency
organisations and flexibility in its judgments. Judge Shahabuddeen's analysis of the Court is a major
contribution to this important subject.
978-0-521-05076-0 Paul A. Delcourt; Prehistoric Native Human Ecosystems in PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Ecology and Yes Prehistoric Native Americans and Ecological Change demonstrates the importance of
University of Americans and Eastern North 26.99 conservation prehistoric human activities in the ecology of eastern North America, and as such has important
Tennessee, Knoxville Ecological Change America since the implications for conservation biology, forest management and ecological restoration today.
978-0-521-06106-3 Mari Sako; London Price, Quality and Inter-firm Relations in PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in International Yes A study of the different approaches in Britain and Japan to buyer-supplier relationships.
School of Economics Trust Britain and Japan 35.00 Management, 18 business
and Political Science
978-0-521-04027-3 Maia Green; Priests, Witches and Popular Christianity PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Social, cultural Yes In this book, Maia Green explores contemporary Catholic practice in a rural community of
University of Power after Mission in 22.99 Social and Cultural anthropology Southern Tanzania, and discusses how Christianity has come to have widespread acceptance in
Manchester Southern Tanzania Anthropology, 112 Southern Tanzania in the historical context of colonial mission. It will appeal to scholars and
students of anthropology, sociology and African studies.
978-0-521-06376-0 Donald S. Lutz; Principles of PB 29-May-2008 GBP Comparative Yes The book is designed to be educative for even those not engaged directly in constitutional
University of Houston Constitutional Design 18.99 politics design but who would like to come to a better understanding of the nature and problems of
constitutionalism and its fundamental building blocks - especially popular sovereignty and the
separation of powers.
978-0-521-04461-5 Edited by James P. M. Principles, Methods PB 29-Nov-2007 GBP Sedimentology Yes Much of the world's surface, even under the oceans, is covered in thick deposits of sedimentary
Syvitski and Application of 42.00 and stratigraphy particles - gravel, sand, silt and clay. The nature of the deposits and their formation is very much
Particle Size Analysis dependent on the distribution of particles of different sizes. This book provides information on
the how and why of particle size analysis in terms of understanding these sediment deposits.
978-0-521-06136-0 Ferdinand David Privacy and Social PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Political Yes This book attacks the assumption found in much moral philosophy that social control as such is
Schoeman Freedom 20.99 Philosophy and Public philosophy an intellectually and morally destructive force.
978-0-521-06132-2 Ellery Eells Probabilistic Causality PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy of Yes In this important book, Ellery Eells explores and refines philosophical conceptions of
34.00 Probability, Induction science probabilistic causality. In a probabilistic theory of causation, causes increase the probability of
and Decision Theory their effects rather than necessitate their effects in the ways traditional deterministic theories
978-0-521-06601-3 David L. Rainey; Lally Product Innovation Leading Change PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Industrial Yes Increasing pressures to produce new products faster and cheaper are resulting in huge efforts
School of through Integrated 49.00 manufacturing, to streamline and restructure the traditional new product development (NPD) process. This book
Management and Product Development and operations focuses on product innovation from an Integrated Product Development (IPD) perspective, using
Technology, engineering leading-edge methods and techniques.
978-0-521-06408-8 Michael D. Kennedy Professionals, Power A Critical Sociology of PB 05-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Russian, Organisational Yes The Solidarity movement of the early 1980s not only triggered a transformation in Polish society,
and Solidarity in Soviet-Type Society 34.00 Soviet and Post-Soviet sociology it forced a fundamental reconsideration of the nature of socialism throughout the Soviet Union
Poland Studies, 79 and Eastern Europe. Seen as one of the most important social movements of the century, this
pathbreaking study analyses Solidarity's significance in Soviet societies.
978-0-521-05104-0 R. W. L. Moberly; Prophecy and PB 07-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Theology Yes If people claim to speak for God, what enables us to know when to credit or discredit the claim?
University of Durham Discernment 24.99 Christian Doctrine, 14 Moberly analyses the criteria for discernment of prophetic authenticity in the Old Testament, and
apostolic authenticity in the New Testament; and considers their validity and viability in a
978-0-521-03878-2 Edited by Tony Protestantism and Britain and Ireland, PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP History of Britain Yes The years 1650–1850 saw the creation of the United Kingdom and the emergence of Britain as
Claydon; University of National Identity c.1650–c.1850 38.00 after 1450 a world power. According to much recent literature Protestantism was central to this process.
Wales, Bangor This collection challenges this religious contribution to 'Britishness' and suggests ways to
understand the 'British problem'.
978-0-521-04691-6 Alan Hunter; Protestantism in PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Church history Yes This study offers fascinating insights into the beliefs and practices of a little-documented section
University of Leeds Contemporary China 36.00 Ideology and Religion, of Chinese society. The peculiar character of Chinese Protestantism is seen to result from an
3 interesting blend of old and new religious elements, and the resulting survey constitutes one of
the most complete pictures of Christianity in China.
978-0-521-04857-6 Olga A. Vásquez; Pushing Boundaries Language and Culture PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Developmental Yes The authors demonstrate how bilingual children and their families learn and use language in a
University of in a Mexicano 28.99 psychology Mexicano community in northern California, in the context of real, problematic and important
California, San Diego Community activities in people's lives.
978-0-521-04553-7 John Greco; Fordham Putting Skeptics in The Nature of PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Logic Yes This book is about the nature of skeptical arguments and their role in philosophical inquiry. John
University, New York their Place Skeptical Arguments 34.00 Philosophy Greco argues that a number of historically prominent skeptical arguments make no obvious
and Their Role in mistake, and therefore cannot be easily dismissed.
978-0-521-04990-0 David Mortimer Quality and Risk PB 31-Jan-2008 GBP Obstetrics and Yes An essential survival-guide for the modern-day IVF clinic - this volume condenses a wealth of
Management in the 32.00 gynecology, expertise and experience from the authors in troubleshooting and implementing quality
IVF Laboratory reproductive management in the IVF laboratory. Taking a holistic approach to 'prophylactic management' -
medicine prevention rather than cure - the book will be welcomed by all IVF scientists.
978-0-521-06025-7 Robin Ticciati; Quantum Field Theory PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Encyclopedia of Mathematical Yes This should be a useful reference for anybody with interests in quantum theory and related
Maharishi University for Mathematicians 85.00 Mathematics and its physics areas of function theory, functional analysis, differential geometry or topological invariant theory.
of Management, Iowa Applications, 72
978-0-521-04805-7 Hans-Johann Glock; Quine and Davidson PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Philosophy of Yes The influence of Quine and Davidson on contemporary philosophy is second to none, and their
University of Reading on Language, Thought 23.99 mind and impact is also strongly felt in disciplines such as linguistics and psychology. This book is devoted
and Reality language to both of them, but also questions some of their basic assumptions.
978-0-521-03928-4 Jane Dammen Qur'anic Christians An Analysis of PB 20-Sep-2007 GBP Islam Yes The Muslim perception of Christianity and Christians is an issue of longstanding debate among
McAuliffe; Emory Classical and Modern 40.00 scholars of both Islam and Christianity. In this book, Jane McAuliffe analyses a series of
University, Atlanta Exegesis passages from the Qur'an that make ostensibly positive remarks about Christians.
978-0-521-03916-1 Tad M. Schmaltz; Radical Cartesianism The French Reception PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Early modern Yes This is a book-length study of two of Descartes's most innovative successors, Desgabets and
Duke University, North of Descartes 36.00 philosophy Regis, and of their highly original contributions to Cartesianism. The book establishes the
Carolina important though neglected role played by Desgabets and Regis in the theologically and
politically charged reception of Descartes in early modern France.
978-0-521-06172-8 Wolfgang Woess; Random Walks on PB 19-May-2008 GBP Cambridge Tracts in Probability Yes The main theme of this book is the interplay between the behaviour of a class of stochastic
Technische Universität Infinite Graphs and 39.00 Mathematics, 138 theory and processes (random walks) and discrete structure theory. Besides a detailed exposition of
Graz, Austria Groups stochastic probabilistic and structure theoretic aspects, links with spectral theory and discrete potential
processes theory are also discussed.
978-0-521-04202-4 Edited by Jules L. Rational Commitment Essays for Gregory PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Political Yes Gregory S. Kavka (1947–1994) was a prominent and influential figure in contemporary moral
Coleman; Yale and Social Justice Kavka 31.00 philosophy and political philosophy. The essays in this volume are concerned with fundamental issues of
University, rational commitment and social justice to which Kavka devoted his work as a philosopher. This
Connecticut volume will interest not just philosophers but also political scientists and economists.
978-0-521-03976-5 Robert Alexander; Re-Writing the French Liberal Opposition and PB 27-Sep-2007 GBP New Studies in European Yes This book examines the politics of the French Revolutionary tradition in the early nineteenth
University of Victoria, Revolutionary the Fall of the 43.00 European History history after century. The author argues that political struggle was not confined to the elite, and that the
British Columbia Tradition Bourbon Monarchy 1450 Restoration Liberal Opposition developed a reform tradition which was far more effective than
the revolutionary tradition of conspiracy and insurrection.
978-0-521-04766-1 Anne Orford; Reading Humanitarian Human Rights and the PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Public Yes During the 1990s, humanitarian intervention seemed to promise a world in which human rights
University of Intervention Use of Force in 31.00 International and international law would be privileged over national interests or imperial ambitions. Orford argues that
Melbourne International Law Comparative Law, 30 humanitarian intervention had far more exploitative effects. What, if anything, has been lost in
the move from humanitarian intervention to the war on terror?
978-0-521-03942-0 Sara Rappe; Reading Non-discursive PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Ancient Yes Neoplatonism designates the form of Platonic philosophy that developed in the Roman Empire
University of Michigan, Neoplatonism Thinking in the Texts 34.00 philosophy from the third to the fifth century AD and that based itself on the corpus of Plato's dialogues.
Ann Arbor of Plotinus, Proclus, Sara Rappe's challenging study analyses Neoplatonic texts themselves using contemporary
and Damascius philosophy of language.
978-0-521-03996-3 James C. Van Hook; Rebuilding Germany The Creation of the PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP 20C European Yes Rebuilding Germany examines the 1948 West German economic reforms that dismantled the
U.S. Department of Social Market 22.99 history Nazi command economy and ushered in the fabled 'economic miracle'. Known as the social
State Economy, 1945–1957 market economy, these economic policies attempted to demonstrate that a free market could
better achieve essential social ends than socialism itself.
978-0-521-06350-0 Edited by Andrews Reclaiming the History Essays for John Rawls PB 29-May-2008 GBP History of Yes The essays in this volume offer an approach to the history of moral and political philosophy that
Reath; University of of Ethics 33.00 philosophy takes its inspiration from John Rawls. The distinctive feature of this approach is to address
California, Riverside substantive normative questions in moral and political philosophy through an analysis of the
texts and theories of major figures in the history of the subject.
978-0-521-04820-0 Kevin J. O'Brien; Ohio Reform without China's National PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Comparative Yes Since its founding in 1954, the National People's Congress of China (NPC) has followed a
State University Liberalization People's Congress 19.99 politics difficult course of development, a course which has been characterized by periods of limited
and the Politics of progress intermingled with periods of stagnation and regression. Mao's death in 1976, however,
Institutional Change ushered in a new era of political reform which has included the strengthening of the NPC.
978-0-521-04146-1 Kathryn Kerby-Fulton; Reformist PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in English literature This book is a scholarly study of Langland's long poem Piers Plowman in relation to
University of Victoria, Apocalypticism and 30.00 Medieval Literature, 7 - Anglo-Saxon contemporary religious traditions concerning the course and end of history. In contrast to earlier
British Columbia <I>Piers Plowman</I> and Medieval studies, Kathryn Kerby-Fulton looks at the 'alternative' traditions (those not derived from St
Augustine), in particular in the writings of Hildegard of Bingen.
978-0-521-06663-1 Paul de Bijl Regulation and Entry PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Industrial Yes This book examines competition and regulation in the liberalized telecommunications markets.
into 24.99 economics The authors analyse a broad range of market constellations, in particular the hot topic of access
Telecommunications price regulation in asymmetric markets, and derive from this various policy recommendations. It
Markets is a valuable resource for academics, regulators and telecommunications professionals.
978-0-521-03938-3 Edited by S. Egginton; Regulation of Tissue A Reappraisal of PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Society for Zoology Yes A broad-ranging, authoritative and accessible review of exciting discoveries in acid-base
University of pH in Plants and Current Techniques 45.00 Experimental Biology regulation in animals and plants, together with a critical look at techniques and tools.
Birmingham Animals Seminar Series, 68
978-0-521-03925-3 Edwin D. Mares; Relevant Logic A Philosophical PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Logic Yes This book introduces the reader to relevant logic and provides the subject with a philosophical
Victoria University of Interpretation 30.00 interpretation. It offers a systematic account of the motivation, key features and applications of
Wellington this type of logic, with particular emphasis on its philosophical dimension.
978-0-521-05030-2 Louis Jacobs Religion and the A Jewish Perspective PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Judaism Yes Through a careful analysis of the primary texts, Jacobs conducts a thorough survey of some of
Individual 23.99 Religious Traditions, 1 the most important instances where the individual is discussed in the Jewish religious tradition.
978-0-521-06087-5 Edited by Donna B. Religion, Literature, PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP English literature Yes This collection of essays by historians and literary scholars treats English history and culture
Hamilton; University of and Politics in Post- 20.99 - Renaissance from the Reformation to the Glorious Revolution as a single coherent period in which religion is
Maryland, College Reformation England, and early a dominant element in political and cultural life.
Park 1540–1688 modern to 1700
978-0-521-04670-1 Kevin J. Christiano; Religious Diversity American Cities, PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Religion Yes This book examines specific ways in which cultural changes affected the structure of the
University of Notre and Social Change 1890–1906 31.00 (general) religious establishment. Statistical models are applied to United States Census data from 1890
Dame, Indiana and 1906 on city and church populations, revealing connections between the growth of cities,
the increase in literacy, and the formation of ethnic subcommunities that led to a new level of
978-0-521-04761-6 Malcolm D. Evans; Religious Liberty and PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Public Yes Malcolm Evans describes the ways in which the freedom of religious belief has been
University of Bristol International Law in 35.00 International and international law incorporated into the legislation of Europe. He goes on to examine the mechanisms by which
Europe Comparative Law, 6 this freedom is guaranteed, and a number of problematic cases which have recently been
discussed in the Council of Europe.
978-0-521-04724-1 Karel Wellens; Remedies against PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in UN and Yes International organizations are major players on the international scene, whose acts and
Katholieke Universiteit International 37.00 International and international activities affect individuals, companies and states. Damage to interests or violation of rights
Nijmegen, The Organisations Comparative Law, 21 organisations sometimes occur (such as during peacekeeping operations). Are the remedies provided by
Netherlands international organizations adequate? Wellens' study includes suggestions for alternative
978-0-521-04397-7 J. Houston; University Reported Miracles A Critique of Hume PB 22-Nov-2007 GBP Theology Yes Houston contends that reports of miracles can give support to belief in God. He does so through
of Glasgow 34.00 detailed analysis and refutation of the widely respected arguments of Hume, and widely heard
arguments of modern theologians; and he explores the consequences of this refutation for
science, history, and theology.
Jacket not 978-0-521-03949-9 Edited by Arthur Rethinking the Age of Britain 1780–1850 PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Past and Present History of Britain Yes This book revisits Britain's much-studied 'age of reform', before and after the Great Reform Act
available Burns; King's College Reform 24.99 Publications after 1450 of 1832, showing that 'reformers' hoped to reform not only parliament, government, the law and
London the Church but also, for example, medicine and the theatre. A substantial introduction provides
an overview of the period.
Jacket not 978-0-521-04813-2 Philip H. Kern; Moore Rhetoric and Assessing an PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Society for New Biblical studies - Yes This study discusses the relationship between the epistles of Paul and classical rhetoric by
available Theological College, Galatians Approach to Paul's 25.99 Testament Studies New Testament focusing on recent studies of Galatians. It concludes that Paul did not write according to the
Sydney Epistle Monograph Series, conventions of oratory and that therefore the ancient handbooks can contribute little to the
101 interpretation of his epistles.
978-0-521-04598-8 David Perkins; Romanticism and PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in English literature Yes In England in the second half of the eighteenth century an unprecedented amount of writing
Harvard University, Animal Rights 25.00 Romanticism, 58 - 1700 - 1830 urged kindness to animals: from sermons and encyclopedias to the work of the great Romantic
Massachusetts poets. Romanticism and Animal Rights shows how English Romantic writing took up issues of
what we now call animal rights.
Jacket not 978-0-521-04791-3 Jason P. Davies; Rome's Religious Livy, Tacitus and PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Classical Yes This book is a detailed exploration of the way three ancient historians wrote about the role
available University College History Ammianus on their 24.99 literature played by the gods in Rome's past. It presents a radical new interpretation of Roman religion
London Gods and studies how the writers 'fine-tuned' religion for their own times.
978-0-521-04199-7 Edited and translated Russians on Russian An Anthology PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Nineteenth- Yes This second anthology of Russian music criticism brings to an English-speaking readership the
by Stuart Campbell; Music, 1880–1917 34.00 century music reactions of leading critics to new Russian music in the period 1880–1917. These years found
University of Glasgow Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Borodin in their prime, and saw several new generations
978-0-521-04460-8 Edited by S. W. Sykes Sacrifice and Durham Essays in PB 29-Nov-2007 GBP Theology Yes This collection of essays seeks to answer the following question: When Christians speak of the
Redemption Theology 38.00 death of Christ as a sacrifice what have they meant and does it make sense today?
978-0-521-04574-2 Nicholas Hudson; Samuel Johnson and PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP English literature Yes Johnson, one of the most renowned authors of the eighteenth century, became a symbol of
University of British the Making of Modern 30.00 - 1700 - 1830 English national identity in the century following his death in 1784. Hudson examines his
Columbia, Vancouver England contribution to the creation of the modern English identity, focusing on his attitudes towards
class, party politics, the public sphere and imperialism.
978-0-521-03891-1 Wynn C. Stirling; Satisficing Games and With Applications to PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Engineering Yes This book outlines an alternative approach to mathematical decision-making, using novel
Brigham Young Decision Making Engineering and 33.00 (general) algorithms and techniques to more closely model the way humans make decisions. It will be of
University, Utah Computer Science great interest to engineers, computer scientists and mathematicians working on artificial
intelligence and expert systems.
978-0-521-03896-6 Tim D. Smith Scaling Fisheries The Science of PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Natural resource Yes In this book, Tim Smith examines the economic and political pressures which have affected
Measuring the Effects 45.00 Applied Ecology and management, fisheries science, and the problems that still face it. This is a fascinating resource for all those
of Fishing, 1855–1955 Resource agriculture, interested in the way fisheries science has developed in the last 150 years.
Management horticulture and
978-0-521-04406-6 Edited by Dale Schopenhauer, PB 22-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth- Yes This collection of essays examines the unique theory which Schopenhauer developed to explain
Jacquette; Philosophy and the 36.00 Philosophy and the century the life and work of the artist, and the influence which his aesthetic philosophy has had on
Pennsylvania State Arts Arts philosophy subsequent artistic traditions in such diverse areas as music, painting, poetry, literature and
978-0-521-06206-0 Alfonso Gambardella; Science and The US PB 15-May-2008 GBP Industrial Yes This text deals with an important phenomenon for competitiveness and innovation in industry -
Università degli Studi Innovation Pharmaceutical 27.99 economics the growing use of basic scientific principles in industrial research. It focuses on the
di Urbino, Italy Industry during the pharmaceutical industry, and discusses how developments in molecular biology are influencing
1980s the strategies of drug companies.
978-0-521-06566-5 John Bigelow Science and PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Ethics Yes This book espouses a theory of scientific realism in which due weight is given to mathematics
Necessity 34.00 Philosophy and logic. The authors argue that mathematics can be understood realistically if it is seen to be
the study of universals, of properties and relations, of patterns and structures, the kinds of things
which can be in several places at once.
978-0-521-05249-8 Marten A. Hemminga; Seagrass Ecology PB 21-Feb-2008 GBP Ecology and Yes Seagrasses occur in coastal zones throughout the world, in the part of the marine habitat that is
Netherlands Institute 51.00 conservation most heavily influenced by humans. This book gives a concise overview of knowledge,
of Ecology complemented by extensive literature references to guide the reader to more detailed studies.
978-0-521-03930-7 G. M. Simpson; Seed Dormancy in PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Plant science Yes This book provides a comprehensive review of the occurrence and explanation of seed
University of Grasses 37.00 dormancy in grasses. Essential reading for all those who need to understand the mechanisms of
Saskatchewan, seed dormancy, this book will be a valuable text for advanced students and professionals in
Canada plant physiology, crop science, plant breeding and agronomy.
978-0-521-06174-2 Raymond Martin; Self-Concern An Experiential PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Logic Yes Raymond Martin has written a major contribution to the philosophical literature on the nature of
University of Approach to What 17.99 Philosophy the self, personal identity, and survival. It builds bridges between analytic and phenomenological
Maryland, College Matters in Survival traditions and thus opens up a new field of investigation.
978-0-521-04435-6 Janet Fairweather Seneca the Elder PB 29-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Classical Classical Yes A feature of Roman rhetorical education under the early empire was the dominance of the
45.00 Studies literature declamatio - the declamation on a mythological, historical or quasi-legal theme. The elder
Seneca, father of the philosopher and dramatist, compiled an anthology of the often bizarre
utterances of the declaimers.
978-0-521-05670-0 Graham Bell Sex and Death in The History of PB 27-Mar-2008 GBP Evolutionary
Protozoa Obsession 27.99 biology
978-0-521-04413-4 Kristjan Kristjánsson; Social Freedom The Responsibility PB 22-Nov-2007 GBP Philosophy Yes In this study, which offers a comprehensive overview of debates on political freedom, Kristján
University of Akureyri, View 30.00 (general) Kristjánsson develops a theory of negative liberty, the so-called 'responsibility view', that meets
Iceland many of the goals of advocates of positive liberty while retaining its distinctive 'negative' nature.
978-0-521-04042-6 Brian Juan O'Neill Social Inequality in a Land, Late Marriage, PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Political Yes The traditional image of northern Iberian mountain settlements is that they are largely
Portuguese Hamlet and Bastardy, 51.00 Social and Cultural philosophy egalitarian, homogeneous, and survivals of archaic forms of 'agrarian collectivism'. In this book,
1870–1978 Anthropology, 63 based both on extensive fieldwork and detailed study of local records, Brian Juan O'Neill offers
a different perspective, questioning prevailing views on both empirical as well as theoretical and
978-0-521-06226-8 Theodore R. Schatzki; Social Practices A Wittgensteinian PB 15-May-2008 GBP Philosophy of Yes This book addresses key topics in social theory such as the basic structures of social life, the
University of Kentucky Approach to Human 23.99 social science character of human activity, and the nature of individuality. The book will be of interest to
Activity and the Social philosophers of the social sciences, social theorists in political science and sociology, and
978-0-521-06633-4 Guy Berger Social Structure and PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Economic Yes An analysis of the relationship between Third World farmers and the international economy,
Rural Development in 24.99 development assessing a number of strategies for planned rural development.
the Third World and growth
978-0-521-05415-7 Edited by M. R. E. Solar and Planetary PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP Publications of the Mathematical Yes Dynamo theory is the study of how large-scale magnetic fields can arise in bodies such as the
Proctor; University of Dynamos 43.00 Newton Institute, 1 physics Earth, Sun and stars, and it brings together researchers in such diverse subjects as geophysics,
Cambridge astronomy and nuclear reactor technology.
978-0-521-04744-9 Nico Schrijver; Vrije Sovereignty over Balancing Rights and PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Public Yes This study analyses the evolution of permanent sovereignty from a political claim to a principle
Universiteit, Natural Resources Duties 55.00 International and international law of international law, and examines its significance for such controversial issues as people's
Amsterdam Comparative Law, 4 rights, nationalization and environmental politics.
978-0-521-05502-4 Linda Racioppi; Soviet Policy towards PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Cambridge Russian, Russian, East Yes This book traces the evolution of Soviet thinking about South Asia and the Third World from
Michigan State South Asia since 1970 18.99 Soviet and Post-Soviet European 1970 to the present, and examines how Soviet policy objectives changed during that period. The
University Studies, 91 government, author offers a unique view of Soviet policy toward a region of particularly unstable states, and
politics, policy addresses all the political, military and economic issues involved.
978-0-521-03920-8 Donald Filtzer; Soviet Workers and Labour and the PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Russian, East Yes In this major archive-based study of industry and labour during late Stalinism, Filtzer reveals the
University of East Late Stalinism Restoration of the 34.00 European central role which control over workers' living standards and behaviour played in the restoration
London Stalinist System after history of the Stalinist system after World War II. A subtle, compelling book, of interest to all scholars of
World War II Russian history.
978-0-521-05497-3 Edited by Alex Pravda Soviet-British PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Russian, East Yes This volume brings together empirical and analytical studies of the nature and evolution of
Relations since the 21.99 European Soviet-British relations during the 1980s. The relationship is placed within the wider context of
1970s government, Soviet policy towards the West and NATO and the pivotal security role played by Britain
politics, policy between the United States and its West European allies.
978-0-521-06533-7 Erik G. Larsson; Royal Space-Time Block PB 12-Jun-2008 GBP Wireless Yes Space-time coding is an important technique that promises greatly improved performance in
Institute of Coding for Wireless 39.00 communications wireless networks by using multiple antennas at the transmitter and receiver. Space-Time Block
Technology, Communications Coding for Wireless Communications, first published in 2003, provides detailed coverage of a
Stockholm technology that is already embedded in the UMTS and WCDMA mobile standards.
978-0-521-04075-4 Peter Fry; Spirits of Protest Spirit-Mediums and PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Social, cultural Yes In this study, Peter Fry describes and analyses spirit-mediumship amongst a community of
Universidade Estadual the Articulation of 23.99 Social and Cultural anthropology Zezuru people living near Salisbury in Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). The book makes
de Campinas, Brazil Consensus among the Anthropology, 14 comparisons between the religious systems of the Zezuru and the Valley Korekore, both
Zezuru of Southern subgroups of Shona-speaking peoples, and concludes by discussing the role of Zezuru
Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) mediums in the context of the confrontation between black and white nationalisms.
978-0-521-05686-1 Michael Aschbacher; Sporadic Groups PB 27-Mar-2008 GBP Cambridge Tracts in Algebra Sporadic Groups provides for the first time a self-contained treatment of the foundations of the
California Institute of 38.00 Mathematics, 104 theory of sporadic groups accessible to mathematicians with a basic background in finite groups
Technology such as in the author's text Finite Group Theory.
978-0-521-05020-3 Edited by Michael J. Stellar Astrophysical PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Astrophysics Yes A comprehensive overview of the state of knowledge in stellar astrophysical fluid dynamics.
Thompson; Imperial Fluid Dynamics 36.00 Topics include properties of pulsating stars, helioseismology, convection and mixing in stellar
College of Science, interiors, dynamics of stellar rotation, planet formation and the generation of stellar and
Technology and planetary magnetic fields.
978-0-521-05980-0 Guiseppe Da Prato Stochastic Equations PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Encyclopedia of Probability Yes The aim of this book is to give a systematic and self-contained presentation of basic results on
in Infinite Dimensions 54.00 Mathematics and its theory and stochastic evolution equations in infinite dimensional, typically Hilbert and Banach, spaces.
Applications, 45 stochastic Appendices gather background results from analysis that are otherwise hard to find under one
processes roof. The book ends with a comprehensive bibliography that will contribute to its value for all
working in stochastic differential equations.
978-0-521-04135-5 Jacques Heyman; Structural Analysis A Historical Approach PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP Civil and This volume provides a concise, historical review of the methods of structural analysis and
University of 23.99 geotechnical design - from Galileo in the seventeenth century, to the present day. Through it, students in
Cambridge engineering structural engineering and professional engineers will gain a deeper understanding of the
modern software packages they use daily, and how structural analysis relates to modern design.
978-0-521-05031-9 Louis Jacobs; Structure and Form in PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Judaism Yes This book attempts to uncover the basic form and structure of the Babylonian Talmud, which is
Lancaster University the Babylonian 17.99 a centrally important text in Jewish studies. By examining a number of talmudic passages, and
Talmud subjecting them to close analysis, this book arrives at important conclusions, and shows, for
example, that the Talmud is an academic, rather than a practical work.
978-0-521-04250-5 Timothy C. Potts; Structures and PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Philosophy Yes Timothy Potts offers a way of representing the meanings of linguistic expressions independent
University of Leeds Categories for the 36.00 (general) of any particular language and which allows them to be manipulated in accordance with rules
Representation of related to their meanings which could be implemented on a computer. A two-dimensional
Meaning notation is developed for this purpose. First published in 1994.
978-0-521-03965-9 Joshua Hoffman; Substance among PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Logic Yes This book revives a neglected but important topic in philosophy: the nature of substance. The
University of North Other Categories 27.99 Philosophy belief that there are individual substances, for example, material objects and persons, is at the
Carolina, Greensboro core of our common-sense view of the world yet many metaphysicians deny the very coherence
of the concept of substance.
978-0-521-03964-2 Edited by Elias E. Supervenience New Essays PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Logic Yes Supervenience is one of the 'hot discoveries' of analytic philosophy, and this collection of essays
Savellos; State 40.00 on the topic represents an examination of it and its application to major areas of philosophy.
University of New York
978-0-521-05230-6 Israel Scheffler; Symbolic Worlds Art, Science, PB 21-Feb-2008 GBP Epistemology Yes In this important and broad-ranging book, Israel Scheffler explores the various ways in which the
Harvard University, Language, Ritual 25.99 and metaphysics mind functions symbolically. The book offers an integrated treatment of ambiguity and
Massachusetts metaphor, analyses of play and ritual, and an extended discussion of the relations between
scientific symbol systems and reality.
978-0-521-03926-0 Terry Patten Systemic Text PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Studies in Natural Artificial Yes This study explores an approach to text generation that interprets systemic grammar as a
Generation as 28.99 Language Processing intelligence and computational representation. Terry Patten demonstrates that systemic grammar can be easily
Problem Solving natural language and automatically translated into current AI knowledge representations and efficiently processed
processing by the same knowledge-based techniques currently exploited by expert systems.
978-0-521-05478-2 Charles F. Doran; The Systems in Crisis New Imperatives of PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in International Yes Uncertainty is the watchword of contemporary world politics as monumental changes occur
Johns Hopkins High Politics at 25.99 International relations, throughout the international system. Charles Doran proposes a managed solution to peaceful
University Century's End Relations, 16 international change. He presents a bold, original and wide-ranging analysis of the present balance of power,
organisations of future prospects for the international political system and of the problems involved in this
978-0-521-05463-8 Evangelos Karakasis; Terence and the PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Classical Classical Yes This book examines Terence's use of language and provides the first linguistic and stylistic
University of Ioannina, Language of Roman 25.99 Studies literature commentary on the extant fragments of the fabula palliata, togata and atellana. Terence, except
Greece Comedy in the case of his Eunuchus, is shown to distance himself in style and language from the
practice of other comic authors.
978-0-521-04881-1 Hanne N. Rasmussen; Terrestrial Orchids From Seed to PB 31-Jan-2008 GBP Plant science Yes Terrestrial orchids have great appeal, but unfortunately they rank among the most vulnerable of
Danish Institute of Mycotrophic Plant 30.00 all plant species, and little is known about how they reproduce in nature. This book contains a
Plant and Soil Science detailed survey of the biology of terrestrial orchids, from seed dispersal to establishment and life
of the adult plant, based on comparisons of field and culture experiments.
978-0-521-04400-4 David Rankin; Trinity Tertullian and the PB 22-Nov-2007 GBP Theology Yes In this study David Rankin sets Tertullian's writings in the context of the developing early
Theological College, Church 30.00 Church, and discusses Tertullian's own theology of the Church, his imagery and his perception
Brisbane of Church office and ministry. His exploration provides a reassessment of Tertullian's
contribution to the development of the Church.
978-0-521-04005-1 Ron Brunton The Abandoned Kava and Cultural PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Social, cultural Yes Ron Brunton revives a problem posed by the great anthropologist W. H. R. Rivers in History of
Narcotic Instability in Melanesia 30.00 Social and Cultural anthropology Melanesian Society (1914): how to explain the strange geographical distribution of kava, a
Anthropology, 69 narcotic drink once widely consumed by south-west Pacific islanders. He suggests that kava's
abandonment can best be explained in terms of its association with unstable religious cults.
978-0-521-06451-4 Edited by Louis The Banning of Anti- The Legal PB 05-Jun-2008 GBP Public Yes This book provides an overview of the work of the International Committee of the Red Cross to
Maresca; International Personnel Landmines Contribution of the 51.00 international law ban anti-personnel landmines from 1955 through 1999. It contains ICRC papers and speeches,
Committee of the Red International the 1995–96 Review Conference of the 1980 Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons,
Cross Committee of the Red and the Ottawa treaty banning anti-personnel mines.
978-0-521-04046-4 Emrys L. Peters The Bedouin of Studies in Personal PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Social, cultural Yes Emrys Peters studied the Bedouin of Libya for more than thirty years. The handful of articles
Cyrenaica and Corporate Power 40.00 Social and Cultural anthropology published during his lifetime were widely admired and are still essential reading for
Anthropology, 72 anthropologists. These seminal essays are not only of ethnographic interest. All Peters' work is
informed by a rigorous theoretical intelligence, and his analysis of power in Bedouin society has
fascinated many discerning social scientists.
978-0-521-04956-6 D. H. Green; The Beginnings of Fact and Fiction, PB 31-Jan-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in European Yes Until the twelfth century writing in the western vernaculars dealt almost exclusively with
University of Medieval Romance 1150–1220 30.00 Medieval Literature, literature religious, historical and factual themes, but the second half of the twelfth century saw the
Cambridge 47 emergence of a new genre consciously conceived as fictional, the romance. Dennis Green
explores how and why this shift occurred.
978-0-521-06450-7 William Andrew The Biology and PB 05-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy of Yes This important book brings findings and theories in biology and psychology to bear on the
Rottschaefer; Lewis Psychology of Moral 25.99 Philosophy and science fundamental question in ethics of what it means to behave morally. It will be read with profit by a
and Clark College, Agency Biology broad swathe of philosophers, as well as psychologists and biologists.
978-0-521-05424-9 Pinhas Spiegel-Roy; The Biology of Citrus PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP The Biology of Natural resource Yes Biology of Citrus provides a concise and comprehensive discussion of developmental, genetic
Agricultural Research 20.99 Horticultural Crops management, and horticultural aspects of citriculture. The book covers the history and distribution of the crop,
Organization, Bet- agriculture, taxonomy and systematics, tree structure and function, reproductive physiology, citrus
Dagan, Israel horticulture and cultivation, the use of plant biotechnology and citrus genetics and breeding.
978-0-521-04669-5 Anne Hunt Overzee The Body Divine The Symbol of the PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Buddhism, Yes The book makes an significant contribution to comparative theology, and explores the wide-
Body in the Works of 30.00 Religious Traditions, 2 Eastern religions ranging implications of a religious symbol whose potency is perennial, cross-cultural, and of
Teilhard de Chardin continuing contemporary importance.
978-0-521-04979-5 Mark Rowlands; The Body in Mind Understanding PB 31-Jan-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy Yes In this book, Mark Rowlands challenges the Cartesian view of the mind as a self-contained
University College Cognitive Processes 34.00 Philosophy (general) monadic entity, and offers in its place a radical externalist or environmentalist model of cognitive
Cork processes. His innovative analysis provides a foundation for an unorthodox but increasingly
popular view of the nature of cognition.
978-0-521-05668-7 Edited by Peter The Central American North-South or East- PB 27-Mar-2008 GBP International
Calvert Security System West? 17.99 relations,
978-0-521-05717-2 Richard Will; The Characteristic PB 27-Mar-2008 GBP New Perspectives in Eighteenth- 'Characteristic' symphonies have texts associating them with literature, politics, religion, and
University of Symphony in the Age 23.99 Music History and century music other aspects of eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century European culture. This first full-length
Washington of Haydn and Criticism, 7 study of the genre illuminates the relationship between symphonies and their aesthetic and
Beethoven social context and discusses examples of works by composers including Beethoven, Haydn and
978-0-521-03958-1 John Coates The Claims of Moore, Wittgenstein, PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Philosophy Yes John Coates examines the thought of Moore, Ramsey, Wittgenstein and Keynes in this
Common Sense Keynes and the Social 24.99 (general) important study. He investigates the importance for the social sciences of the ideas developed
Sciences by these Cambridge philosophers between the two World Wars, and offers evidence that there
was far closer collaboration between them than has been supposed.
978-0-521-06565-8 David Halliburton; The Color of the Sky A Study of Stephen PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in American Yes David Halliburton's book is a richly textured study of the complete writings of Stephen Crane.
Stanford University, Crane 30.00 American Literature literature Offering close readings of the works within a broad framework, Halliburton sets out to explore
California and Culture, 30 the imaginative world Crane created in his total œuvre of fiction, poetry and reportage.
978-0-521-05252-8 Huw Beverley-Smith; The Commercial PB 21-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Intellectual Intellectual Yes Beverley-Smith provides analyses of the disparate aspects of commercial appropriation of
King's College London Appropriation of 45.00 Property and property personality and traces, in detail, the discrete patterns of development in the major common law
Personality Information Law, 4 systems. He also considers whether a coherent justification for a remedy may be identified from
a range of competing theories.
978-0-521-05732-5 Andrew Rehfeld; The Concept of Political PB 27-Mar-2008 GBP Political theory This book focuses on a theoretical and historical treatment of the electoral constituency. It
Washington Constituency Representation, 18.99 argues for a novel alternative - randomly assign all voters into 435 electoral constituencies
University, St Louis Democratic around the nation in which they would remain for life. The main purpose is to offer a sustained
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978-0-521-04217-8 Y. M. Guttmann; The Concept of PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy of Yes This book provides a most systematic study of how to interpret probabilistic assertions in the
Stanford University, Probability in 33.00 Probability, Induction science context of statistical mechanics. It will be of particular interest to philosophers of science,
California Statistical Physics and Decision Theory physicists and mathematicians interested in foundational issues, and also to historians of
978-0-521-06024-0 Edited by Peter J. The Concept of the Historical and PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy of Yes This collection of essays renews the question: what are genes? This book is unique in that it is
Beurton; Max-Planck- Gene in Development Epistemological 25.99 Philosophy and science the first interdisciplinary volume, written by philosophers, historians and working scientists,
Institut für and Evolution Perspectives Biology solely devoted to the quest for the gene.
978-0-521-06319-7 Michael A. Arbib The Construction of PB 29-May-2008 GBP Ethics Yes This book presents an integrated account of how humans 'construct' reality through interaction
Reality 23.99 with the social and physical world around them. It is a major expansion of the Gifford Lectures
delivered by the authors at the University of Edinburgh in the autumn of 1983.
978-0-521-03955-0 Gerald Marwell The Critical Mass in PB 01-Nov-2007 GBP Studies in Rationality Political Yes The problem of collective action is that each group member wants other members to make
Collective Action 27.99 and Social Change philosophy necessary sacrifices while he or she 'free rides', reaping the benefits of collective action without
doing the work. Therefore, no one does the work and the common interest is not realized. This
book analyses the social pressure whereby groups solve the problem of collective action.
978-0-521-06017-2 Andrew Levy The Culture and PB 20-Nov-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in American Yes The Culture and Commerce of the Short Story is a cultural and historical account of the birth
Commerce of the 22.99 American Literature literature and development of the American short story from the time of Poe. It describes how America -
American Short Story and Culture, 68 through political movements, changes in education, magazine editorial policy and the work of
certain individuals - built the short story as an image of itself
978-0-521-06125-4 Edited by Luke The Dependent PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Geriatrics Yes An account of the difficult ethical and medical issues raised in the provision of health care for
Gormally Elderly 28.99 the dependent elderly patient. A distinguished team of contributors from the fields of medicine,
philosophy and law consider issues which range from euthanasia and living wills through to
health policy and resource allocation.
Jacket not 978-0-521-04739-5 Gábor Betegh; Central The Derveni Papyrus Cosmology, Theology PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Classical Yes Gábor Betegh offers a systematic reconstruction and analysis of the Derveni Papyrus, found in
available European University, and Interpretation 51.00 literature 1962, and discusses its significance as a document of primary importance for a better
Budapest understanding of the religious and philosophical developments of the time of Socrates. Will
appeal to classicists, philosophers and historians of religion.
978-0-521-05092-0 William C. Saslaw; The Distribution of the Gravitational PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Astrophysics Yes Examines one of the leading problems in astronomy today - how galaxies cluster in our
University of Galaxies Clustering in 29.99 Universe. This is the first book to describe gravitational theory, computer simulations and
Cambridge Cosmology observations related to galaxy distribution functions. Of key interest to graduate students and
researchers in astronomy, cosmology, physics and applied statistics.
978-0-521-05505-5 Hidemi Suganami; The Domestic Analogy PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in International Yes In this study Dr Suganami discusses the role the domestic analogy has played in proposals
Keele University and World Order 18.99 International relations, about world order, peace, justice and welfare in the period since 1814. As well as analysing the
Proposals Relations, 6 international ideas of major writers on international law and relations, Hidemi Suganami examines the
organisations creation of the League of Nations, the United Nations and its agencies, and the European
978-0-521-04824-8 Johannes Postma The Dutch in the PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP European Yes Presenting a thorough analysis of the Dutch participation in the transatlantic slave trade, this
Atlantic Slave Trade, 47.00 history after book is based upon extensive research in Dutch archives. The book examines the whole range
1600–1815 1450 of Dutch involvement in the Atlantic slave trade from the beginning of the 1600s to the
978-0-521-03981-9 Martin Dimnik; The Dynasty of PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP European Yes This 2003 book examines the later twelfth- and early thirteenth-century history of the dynasty of
Pontifical Institute of Chernigov, 29.99 history - 1000 - Chernigov, demonstrating (contrary to the views of most historians) that the princes of
Medieval Studies, 1146–1246 1450 Chernigov were among the most powerful in Kievan Rus' and challenging successfully the
Toronto established view of the period.
978-0-521-06374-6 I. M. Turner; The Ecology of Trees PB 29-May-2008 GBP Cambridge Tropical Ecology and Yes Our knowledge of the ecology of tropical rain-forest trees is limited, yet a good understanding of
Singapore Botanic in the Tropical Rain 37.00 Biology Series conservation the trees is essential to unravelling the workings of the forest itself. This book aims to
Gardens Forest summarise contemporary understanding of the ecology of tropical rain-forest trees, with
particular emphasis on comparative ecology.
978-0-521-06646-4 Daniele Checchi; The Economics of Human Capital, PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Public Yes In an important contribution to educational policy, Daniele Checchi offers an economic
Università degli Studi Education Family Background 24.99 economics and perspective on the demand and supply for education. Using an international data set, he
di Milano and Inequality public policy explores the reasons why, beyond a certain point, investment in education has not resulted in
reductions in social inequalities.
978-0-521-05465-2 Harald Gruber; The Economics of PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP Industrial Yes Offers a comprehensive economic analysis of the main determinants of growth in the mobile
European Investment Mobile 24.99 economics telecommunications industry. Detailed country studies provide empirical evidence for the
Bank Telecommunications development of the main themes. This research-based survey will appeal to a wide range of
applied industrial economists within universities, government and the industry itself.
978-0-521-04482-0 David Novak; The Election of Israel The Idea of the PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Judaism Yes This book engages with two central questions: who are the Jews and how are Jews to be
University of Virginia Chosen People 36.00 related to the contemporary world? In so doing, David Novak argues, controversially, for a
retrieval of the classical doctine of the election of Israel, and explores the philosophical and
theological implications of the idea.
978-0-521-04692-3 Edited by Jay E. The Environmental Legal, Economic, and PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Environmental Yes This book brings together leading international lawyers, military officers, scientists and
Austin Consequences of War Scientific Perspectives 51.00 law economists to examine the legal, political, economic and scientific implications of wartime
damage to the natural environment and public health. The book considers issues raised by the
application of humanitarian norms and legal rules designed to protect the environment, and the
destructive nature of war.
978-0-521-03966-6 Nancy Bentley; The Ethnography of Hawthorne, James PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in American Yes Focusing on the novels of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry James and Edith Wharton, this book
University of Manners and Wharton 31.00 American Literature literature examines fiction and ethnography as related forms for analysing and exhibiting social life.
Pennsylvania and Culture, 90
978-0-521-05056-2 Nikky-Guninder Kaur The Feminine PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Buddhism, Yes This work is a critical interpretation of Sikh literature from a feminist perspective, and puts a new
Singh; Colby College, Principle in the Sikh 38.00 Religious Traditions, 3 Eastern religions interpretation on a relatively unexplored religious tradition, while reversing the predominantly
Maine Vision of the androcentric hermeneutics which has prevailed in Sikh scholarship.
978-0-521-06356-2 James M. Joyce; The Foundations of PB 29-May-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy of Yes This book defends the view that any adequate account of rational decision making must take a
University of Michigan, Causal Decision 22.99 Probability, Induction science decision maker's beliefs about causal relations into account. In providing the most complete and
Ann Arbor Theory and Decision Theory robust defence of causal decision theory the book will be of interest to a broad range of readers.
978-0-521-04806-4 Edited by N. A. R. The Fungal Colony PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP British Mycological Plant science Yes An authoritative insights into the molecular genetics and physiological mechanisms underlying
Gow; University of 40.00 Society Symposia, 21 the elaboration of the branching mycelium and the interactions between individual fungal
978-0-521-06228-2 Andrew Levine; The General Will Rousseau, Marx, PB 15-May-2008 GBP Philosophy Yes This bold and unabashedly utopian book advances the thesis that Marx's notion of communism
University of Communism 18.99 (general) is a defensible, normative ideal.
978-0-521-06336-4 Paul Coates The Gorgon's Gaze German Cinema, PB 29-May-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Media, mass Yes The Gorgon's Gaze is an interdisciplinary study of recurrent themes in German cinema as it has
Expressionism, and 22.99 Film communication developed since the early twentieth century. Coates explores the nature of expressionism and
the Image of Horror its persistence in the styles of such modern masters of Film noir as Orson Welles and Ingmar
978-0-521-04136-2 R. D. Hunsucker; The High-Latitude PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP Cambridge Atmospheric A modern treatment of the physics and phenomena of the ionosphere, beginning with the basics
University of Alaska, Ionosphere and its 77.00 Atmospheric and science and of radio propagation and the use of radio techniques in ionospheric studies. Ample cross-
Fairbanks Effects on Radio Space Science Series meteorology referencing, chapter summaries and reference lists make this book an invaluable aid for
Propagation graduate students, ionospheric physicists and radio engineers.
978-0-521-04625-1 Gerard F. O'Hanlon The Immutability of PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Theology Yes This study shows how the theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar sheds light on the controverted
God in the Theology 30.00 question of God's immutability, and succeeds in respecting both the transcendence and the
of Hans Urs von immanence of God.
978-0-521-05539-0 Bertin Martens; The Institutional PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Microeconomics Yes Analyses the institutions that guide the behaviour of people involved in the implementation of
European Economics of Foreign 27.99 foreign aid programmes and how this affects effectiveness of aid in recipient countries. Drawing
Commission Aid on the literature of institutional and organizational economics, the book explores the
informational problems in aid delivery, making some suggestions for reform.
978-0-521-04696-1 Lindsay Moir; The Law of Internal PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Humanitarian Yes Moir examines the laws designed to protect civilians in internal armed conflict. He traces the
University of Hull Armed Conflict 40.00 International and law, law of development of international law from the nineteenth century to conflicts in Rwanda and the
Comparative Law, 19 armed conflict former Yugoslavia; how human rights can protect during armed conflict; and how effectively
(and by whom) the rules can be enforced.
978-0-521-04147-8 Pieter Lagrou; Centre The Legacy of Nazi Patriotic Memory and PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP Studies in the Social 20C European This book analyses how France, Belgium and the Netherlands emerged from the Second World
National de la Occupation National Recovery in 40.00 and Cultural History of history War. Pieter Lagrou offers a genuinely comparative approach, based on extensive archival
Recherche Western Europe, Modern Warfare, 8 research. Brilliantly researched and fluently written, this book will be of central interest to all
Scientifique (CNRS), 1945–1965 scholars and students of twentieth-century European history.
978-0-521-04945-0 Mark J. Davison; The Legal Protection PB 31-Jan-2008 GBP Cambridge Intellectual Intellectual Yes Davison examines several legal models designed to protect databases, considering in particular
Monash University, of Databases 40.00 Property and property the EU Directive, the history of its adoption and its transposition into national laws. As well as
Victoria Information Law, 5 comparing the Directive with a range of American legislative proposals, he comments on various
models in the context of an international agreement.
978-0-521-04138-6 Ronald Hyam; The Lion and the Britain and South PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP 20C history This book traces the volatile relationship of Britain and South Africa from war in 1899–1902 to
University of Springbok Africa since the Boer 25.99 (general) South Africa's return to the Commonwealth, post-apartheid, in 1994. This is an important
Cambridge War contribution to the history of South Africa, British imperial history and twentieth-century
978-0-521-05458-4 Cindy Weinstein; The Literature of Allegory in Nineteenth- PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in American Yes This book juxtaposes representations of labour in fictional and non-fictional texts in order to
California Institute of Labor and the Labors Century American 20.99 American Literature literature trace the intersections between aesthetic and economic discourse in nineteenth-century
Technology of Literature Fiction and Culture, 89 America. This intersection is particularly evident in the debates about symbol and allegory, and
Cindy Weinstein contends that allegory during this period was critiqued on precisely the same
grounds as mechanized labour.
978-0-521-04870-5 Charles A. Knight; The Literature of PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP English literature Yes This is an accessible but sophisticated study of satire from the classics to the present in verse,
University of Satire 23.99 (general) plays, novels and the press. Knight provides illuminating readings of a wide range of writers and
Massachusetts, sheds light on the nature and functions of satire as a mode of writing.
Jacket not 978-0-521-04105-8 Meir Buzaglo; Hebrew The Logic of Concept PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP Logic Meir Buzaglo's innovative study offers stimulating discussions of the relation of conceptual
available University of Expansion 24.99 expansion to truth, meaning, reference, ontology and paradox, and analyzes the views of Kant,
Jerusalem Wittgenstein, Godel, and others, paying especially close attention to Frege.
978-0-521-04465-3 Anders Winroth; Yale The Making of PB 29-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in European Yes Gratian's Decretum was a key text in the legal and intellectual developments of the twelfth
University, Gratian's 29.99 Medieval Life and history - 1000 - century, and long remained a fundamental work. Professor Winroth has now discovered the
Connecticut <I>Decretum</I> Thought: Fourth 1450 shorter, original version of the Decretum, which invites a reconsideration of the resurgence of
Series, 49 law in the twelfth century.
978-0-521-04028-0 Marianne Heiberg; The Making of the PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Social, cultural Yes Set against the historical background of Spain's unification as a modern state, this book is a
Norsk Utenrikspolitisk Basque Nation 34.00 Social and Cultural anthropology study of Basque nationalism, which after ninety years continues to constitute a major challenge
Institutt, Oslo Anthropology, 66 to Spain's established political order. Using a theoretical approach, the book provides an
empirical analysis of one of Spain's most intractable political problems during a decisive period
of Spanish history.
978-0-521-04484-4 Peter H. Sedgwick; The Market Economy PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP New Studies in Religious ethics Yes Peter Sedgwick explores the relation of a theology of justice to that of human identity in the
Board of Social and Christian Ethics 38.00 Christian Ethics, 14 context of the market economy, and engages with critics of capitalism and the market. He
Responsibility of the recommends that the Churches remain part of the debate in reforming and humanizing the
Church of England market economy.
978-0-521-04827-9 Walter J. Schultz; The Moral Conditions PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Ethics Yes Schultz argues that markets are not moral-free zones, and that achieving the economic common
Cedarville University, of Economic 23.99 Philosophy and Law good does indeed require morality. He demonstrates that efficient outcomes of market
Ohio Efficiency interaction cannot be achieved without moral normative constraints and then goes on to specify
a set of normative conditions which make these outcomes possible.
978-0-521-03947-5 Mark Rowlands; The Nature of PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Philosophy of Yes Mark Rowlands develops an innovative account of the nature of phenomenal consciousness,
University College Consciousness 31.00 mind and with significant consequences for attempts to find a place for it in the natural order. His book will
Cork language interest a wide range of readers in the philosophy of mind and language, psychology and
978-0-521-04179-9 Françoise Zonabend; The Nuclear PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP Social, cultural Zonabend describes how those working and living in the vicinity of a French nuclear waste-
Ecole des Hautes Peninsula 17.99 anthropology processing plant reconcile themselves to the possibility of nuclear catastrophe. This is a major
Etudes en Sciences contribution to the anthropology of modern life.
978-0-521-04957-3 Nobuo Masataka; The Onset of PB 31-Jan-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Developmental Yes This fascinating book outlines an approach to the development of expressive and
Kyoto University, Language 20.99 Cognitive and psychology communicative behaviour from early infancy to the onset of single word utterances. It offers
Japan Perceptual exciting insights into the precursors of speech and will be of interest to researchers and students
Development, 9 of psychology, linguistics and animal behaviour biology.
978-0-521-04229-1 Helen S. Lang; Trinity The Order of Nature in Place and the PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Ancient Yes Lang establishes the case that we must rethink our approach to Aristotle's physical science and
College, Connecticut Aristotle's Physics Elements 40.00 philosophy Aristotelian texts, demonstrating a method for reading the texts of Aristotle by revealing a
continuous line of argument running from the Physics to De Caelo.
978-0-521-03907-9 Sun Kwok; University The Origin and PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Astrophysics Yes Authoritative volume providing a comprehensive review of the origin and evolution of planetary
of Calgary Evolution of Planetary 29.99 Astrophysics, 33 nebulae. Covers all the stages of their evolution, carefully synthesizes observations from across
Nebulae the spectrum, and clearly explains all the key physical processes at work. Ideal for graduate
students and researchers.
978-0-521-04458-5 Govind P. The Peasants of A Rural Society in PB 29-Nov-2007 GBP Past and Present European Yes A detailed reconstruction of peasant society in early modern Germany, focusing on the lands of
Sreenivasan; Brandeis Ottobeuren, Early Modern Europe 43.00 Publications history after the Benedictine monastery of Ottobeuren. Based on a mass of archival data, the book argues
University, 1487–1726 1450 that the German rural economy performed much better than has previously been believed.
978-0-521-06337-1 Nils-Eric Sahlin The Philosophy of F. PB 29-May-2008 GBP Philosophy Yes This book was the first critical study of Ramsey's work, offering a thorough exposition and
P. Ramsey 22.99 (general) interpretation of his ideas, setting the ideas in their historical context, and assessing their
significance for contemporary research. The study is intended to complement the reissue of
Ramsey's papers edited by Professor Hugh Mellor.
978-0-521-03923-9 Raimo Tuomela; The Philosophy of A Collective PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Political Yes Raimo Tuomela shows how social practices (for example customs and traditions) are 'building
University of Helsinki Social Practices Acceptance View 34.00 philosophy blocks of society', and he offers a clear and powerful account of the way in which social
institutions are constructed from these building blocks as established, interconnected sets of
social practices with a special new social status.
978-0-521-06591-7 Edited by Daniel L. M. The Political Economy Essays in Honor of PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP International Yes Experts from law, economics and political science provide in-depth analysis of international
Kennedy; University of of International Trade Robert E. Hudec 55.00 economic and trade issues. Contributors consider WTO legal institutions as functioning in unexpected ways
Minnesota Law trade law, WTO due to the political and economic conditions of their international environment. This is an
law essential volume for professionals and academics involved with international trade policy.
978-0-521-04059-4 R. G. Abrahams; The Political PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in History of Yes A detailed study of the political organization in an important area of Tanzania shortly before
University of Organization of 30.00 Social and Cultural philosophy Independence. Unyamwezi covers 35,000 square miles and has a population of 400,000. Dr
Cambridge Unyamwezi Anthropology, 1 Abrahams outlines the social and economic framework and examines the origins of the modern
political system. He then discusses the internal organization of Nyamwezi chiefdoms and
villages and the emergence of national politics.
978-0-521-03883-6 Marc Ereshefsky; The Poverty of the A Philosophical Study PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy of Yes The question of whether biologists should continue to use the Linnaean hierarchy has been a
University of Calgary Linnaean Hierarchy of Biological 40.00 Philosophy and science hotly debated issue. Ereshefsky argues that biologists should abandon the Linnaean system and
Taxonomy Biology adopt an alternative that is in line with evolutionary theory. He then makes specific
recommendations for a post-Linnaean method of classification.
978-0-521-06651-8 Hugh Underhill; La The Problem of PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP English literature Yes Modernist aesthetics have been identified with a sense of cultural crisis, defined by its distance
Trobe University, Consciousness in 29.99 - 1900 - 1945 from an ideal of unified consciousness.
Victoria Modern Poetry
978-0-521-04641-1 Philip M. Taylor The Projection of British Overseas PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP History of Britain Yes This book traces the origins and early development of what are today loosely termed Britain's
Britain Publicity and 43.00 (general) Overseas Information Services.
978-0-521-05552-9 John Feather The Provincial Book PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Publishing, Yes It was not until the eighteenth century that books became widely available throughout the whole
Trade in Eighteenth- 24.99 Publishing and printing history, of England. Publishing remained largely London-based, but the provincial market grew steadily
Century England Printing History history of the in importance. In this study, drawing on a wide range of primary sources, John Feather traces
book the economic, social and cultural forces which made possible this fundamental change.
978-0-521-03909-3 Edited by Sally The Reception of Fichte, Schelling, and PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Eighteenth- Yes The period from Kant to Hegel is one of the most intense and rigorous in modern philosophy.
Sedgwick; Dartmouth Kant's Critical Hegel 40.00 century The essays in this volume consider both the development of Kant's system of transcendental
College, New Philosophy philosophy idealism as well as the reception and transformation of that idealism in the work of Fichte,
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978-0-521-06579-5 Edited by Christiaan The Role of Social An Empirical PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Economic Yes Social capital can be defined as the institutions and networks of relationships between people,
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978-0-521-04204-8 Gregory J. Cooper; The Science of the On the Foundations of PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy of Yes This book is a sustained examination of issues in the philosophy of ecology that have been a
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University, Virginia Biology
978-0-521-04463-9 Andrea Tyler; The Semantics of Spatial Scenes, PB 29-Nov-2007 GBP Semantics and Yes Using a cognitive linguistics perspective, this book provides a comprehensive, theoretical
Georgetown English Prepositions Embodied Meaning, 31.00 pragmatics analysis of the semantics of English prepositions. The analysis offers an alternative
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978-0-521-06462-0 Carlos J. Alonso; The Spanish Modernity and PB 12-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Latin American Yes This study provides a radical re-examination of the regional novel, which played a central part in
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Connecticut Novel Iberian Literature, 2 Alonso presents his argument through challenging readings of three works: Rivera's La
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978-0-521-05400-3 Edward Reiss; The Strategic Defense PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in International Yes This history of the Strategic Defense Initiative shows how political, economic, strategic and
University of Bradford Initiative 31.00 International relations, cultural factors have interacted to shape SDI. It examines new research into the SDI interest
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978-0-521-03960-4 Yan Huang; University The Syntax and A Study with Special PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Grammar and Yes Anaphora is a key issue for linguists. Yan Huang questions the Government and Binding
of Reading Pragmatics of Reference to Chinese 40.00 Linguistics, 70 syntax approach to anaphora and develops a pragmatic theory within the neo-Gricean framework of
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978-0-521-04132-4 Edited by Peter The Theory of New Essays PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy This collection of six full-length essays, written by some of the most eminent scholars in the
Benson; University of Contract Law 24.99 Philosophy and Law (general) field, explores the general theory of contract law from a variety of theoretical perspectives. The
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978-0-521-04668-8 Stuart A. Cohen The Three Crowns Structures of PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Judaism Yes The Jewish national revival of our times has stimulated scholarly interest in the historical origins
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978-0-521-04174-4 Reviel Netz; Stanford The Transformation of From Problems to PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP Cambridge Classical Ancient This book analyzes the historical transformation of early mathematics, from a Greek practice
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978-0-521-03935-2 Kathryn Firmin- The Transformation of An Empirical Study PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Political Economy of Comparative Yes This book explores the political process by which property rights are defined and enforced in two
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978-0-521-04746-3 Edited by Kenneth The Turnings of Essays in PB 03-Jan-2008 GBP Theology Yes This collection of essays, written between 1975 and 1987, covers the doctrine of analogy; the
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978-0-521-05809-4 Lois Parkinson The Usable Past The Imagination of PB 15-May-2008 GBP European Yes Concentrating on the past as both the subject of fiction and as a force for inscribing fiction, The
Zamora; University of History in Recent 31.00 literature Usable Past traces the ways in which writers self-consciously participate in the construction of
Houston Fiction of the an American canon. Linking Latin American and North American fiction, Zamora explores issues
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978-0-521-05021-0 André Gallois; The World Without, An Essay on First- PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Epistemology Yes In this challenging study, André Gallois examines issues at the centre of attention in
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978-0-521-04531-5 Garrett Green; Theology, The Crisis of PB 20-Dec-2007 GBP Theology Yes This book explores the contemporary crisis of biblical interpretation by looking at several modern
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978-0-521-05057-9 Edited by Graham N. Tolerance and PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Biblical studies - Yes The essays in this book consider issues of tolerance and intolerance faced by Jews and
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978-0-521-06406-4 Kazimierz Goebel Topics in Metric Fixed PB 05-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Abstract Yes Metric Fixed Point Theory has proved a flourishing area of research for many mathematicians.
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978-0-521-04096-9 Nicholas Manton; Topological Solitons PB 18-Oct-2007 GBP Cambridge Theoretical Yes This book introduces the main examples of topological solitons in classical field theories,
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978-0-521-05804-9 David Long; Carleton Towards a New The International PB 15-May-2008 GBP LSE Monographs in International Yes J. A. Hobson was an important liberal writer on international relations, most famous for his
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978-0-521-06568-9 Damien Geradin; Trade and the A Comparative Study PB 19-Jun-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Comparative law Yes A penetrating analysis of the relation between trade and environmental protection policies in the
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978-0-521-04031-0 Robert Launay; Traders Without Trade Responses to Change PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Social, cultural Yes This is an account of the incorporation of 'traditional' community into a modern town. In the first
Northwestern in Two Dyula 22.99 Social and Cultural anthropology part of this book Robert Launay describes two Dyula communities prior to the twentieth-century
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978-0-521-06281-7 Stephanie Lawson; Tradition versus Fiji, Tonga and PB 15-May-2008 GBP Cambridge Asia- Comparative Yes This book looks at the way in which the idea of 'tradition' is used by political elites to legitimate
Australian National Democracy in the Western Samoa 28.99 Pacific Studies politics certain practices and institutions. Within this framework, Lawson examines case studies from
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978-0-521-05513-0 N. R. Scott-Ram Transformed PB 20-Mar-2008 GBP Evolutionary Yes This book examines the relationship between classification and evolutionary theory, with
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978-0-521-04198-0 John Broad; London Transforming English The Verneys and the PB 25-Oct-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in History of Britain Yes John Broad explores the rise and fall of the Verney family of Middle Claydon, Buckinghamshire.
Metropolitan Rural Society Claydons, 1600–1820 33.00 Population, Economy after 1450 He shows how the family were impelled by a strong dynastic imperative, how they managed
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978-0-521-05268-9 M. Anne Pitcher; Transforming The Politics of PB 21-Feb-2008 GBP African Studies, 104 Comparative Yes Economic transformations in Africa have been dramatic. This study of Mozambique's shift to a
Colgate University, Mozambique Privatization, 25.99 politics market economy reveals that it is more political and protracted than critics contend. The state
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978-0-521-05411-9 Edited by Philip W. Tropical Alpine Plant Form and PB 28-Feb-2008 GBP Plant science Yes Plants growing above the tree-line in the tropics have evolved in distinct ways to cope with the
Rundel; University of Environments Function 45.00 hazards of cold, drought and fire. This book examines the unique form, physiology and function
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978-0-521-05848-3 Simon Gaunt Troubadours and Irony PB 15-May-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in European Yes Troubadours and Irony re-examines the work of five early troubadours, namely Marcabru,
18.99 Medieval Literature, 3 literature Bernart Marti, Peire d'Alvernha, Raimbaut d'Aurenga and Giraut de Borneil, to argue that the
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978-0-521-06519-1 Jean-Pierre Antoine; Two-Dimensional PB 12-Jun-2008 GBP Communications Yes Two-dimensional wavelets offer a number of advantages over discrete wavelet transforms, in
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978-0-521-05221-4 R. M. Dudley; Uniform Central Limit PB 21-Feb-2008 GBP Cambridge Studies in Probability Yes This treatise by an acknowledged expert includes several topics not found in any previous book,
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978-0-521-05086-9 Edited by Michael United States PB 14-Feb-2008 GBP Public Yes Leading scholars consider the effects of US hegemony on the international legal system. This
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978-0-521-06139-1 Keith Simmons Universality and the An Essay on Truth PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Philosophy Yes This book is about one of the most baffling of all paradoxes – the famous Liar paradox.
Liar and the Diagonal 20.99 (general)
978-0-521-03959-8 Edited by R. G. Frey Value, Welfare, and PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Political Yes This book addresses critical issues in normative ethical theory. The essays in this collection, all
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978-0-521-04895-8 David H. Benzing; Vascular Epiphytes General Biology and PB 31-Jan-2008 GBP Cambridge Tropical Plant science Yes This book synthesizes the body of information from research on epiphytes and their relations
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978-0-521-06170-4 Georges-Henri Cottet; Vortex Methods Theory and Practice PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Fluid dynamics Yes This book presents and analyses vortex methods as a tool for the direct numerical simulation of
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978-0-521-03885-0 Peter McLaughlin; What Functions Functional PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Philosophy of Yes This book offers an examination of functional explanation as it is used in biology and the social
Universität Konstanz, Explain Explanation and Self- 31.00 Philosophy and science sciences, and focuses on the kinds of philosophical presuppositions that such explanations
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978-0-521-04403-5 Graham Nerlich What Spacetime Metaphysical Essays PB 22-Nov-2007 GBP Philosophy of Yes Eleven of Graham Nerlich's essays are here brought together in a carefully structured volume,
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978-0-521-06003-5 Edited by M. Thomas William Faulkner The Contemporary PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP American Critical American Yes A collected selection of the reviews of William Faulkner's books as his career developed from
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978-0-521-03887-4 Russell B. Goodman; Wittgenstein and PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Twentieth- Yes This 2002 book explores Wittgenstein's engagement with the work of the pragmatist William
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Jacket not 978-0-521-03917-8 Jacqueline Broad; Women Philosophers PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Early modern Yes In this rich and detailed study of early modern women's thought, Jacqueline Broad explores the
available Monash University, of the Seventeenth 27.99 philosophy complexity of women's responses to Cartesian philosophy and its intellectual legacy in England
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978-0-521-04041-9 Vanessa Maher Women and Property Their Changing PB 15-Nov-2007 GBP Cambridge Studies in Social, cultural Yes This is a study of the effects of 'modernization' on the social and economic world of women in
in Morocco Relation to the 30.00 Social and Cultural anthropology Morocco. By observing social networks, Maher has been able to identify part of what inhibits the
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Stratification in the
978-0-521-06020-2 Edited by Regina C. Women's Health Hormones, Emotions PB 24-Apr-2008 GBP Psychiatry and Mental health, Yes Offers an overview of the complex interplay between hormonal activation and individual and
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available Dixon; La Trobe Typology 37.00 applicability in a range of typologically diverse languages from all corners of the globe. Close
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978-0-521-03915-4 Edited by Harvey Written Texts and the PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Classical Yes From the sixth through the fourth centuries BCE, the landmark developments of Greek culture
Yunis; Rice University, Rise of Literate 31.00 literature were accompanied by an explosive growth in the use of written texts. This book considers how
Houston Culture in Ancient writing, reading and disseminating texts led to new ways of thinking and new forms of
Greece expression and behaviour.
978-0-521-03932-1 David R. Butler; Zoogeomorphology Animals as PB 16-Aug-2007 GBP Ecology and Yes This book examines the role of animals as geomorphic agents of landscape erosion, deposition,
University of North Geomorphic Agents 28.99 conservation and change. It integrates the diverse literature of physical geography, geology, ecology, and
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