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Paperback. An introduction to Tony Giddens' life and work. Accessible and informal overview of the principle theories of "the key intellectual figure of New Labour". Outlines the main themes in Giddens' social and political theories with customary clarity and directness and in his own words. Series: Polity Conversations Series. Num Pages: 248 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF; J. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 140 x 215 x 24. Weight in Grams: 314.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Polity Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745620497
ISBN
9780745620497
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.41

Hardcover. In letters to his dear friend Atticus, Cicero reveals himself as to no other, except perhaps his brother. These letters, in a four-volume series, provide a vivid picture of a momentous period in Roman history--years marked by the rise of Julius Caesar and the downfall of the Republic. Editor(s): Shackleton, Bailey. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 350 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; DNF; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 170 x 115 x 23. Weight in Grams: 240. LOEB
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Loeb
Condition
New
SKU
9780674995727
ISBN
9780674995727
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 20.21

Hardcover. A voice of one of the "baby-boom progeny of the 'Greatest Generation' who at home and abroad became the foot soldiers" not just in Vietnam but in the Peace Corps, the civil rights movement, the women's movement, and beyond. Num Pages: 184 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 395. Very good copy in good dustwrapper
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
The University of Georgia Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KCW0007406
ISBN
9780820329697
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 14.18

Hardcover. In letters to his dear friend Atticus, Cicero reveals himself as to no other, except perhaps his brother. These letters, in a four-volume series, provide a vivid picture of a momentous period in Roman history--years marked by the rise of Julius Caesar and the downfall of the Republic. Editor(s): Shackleton, Bailey. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 348 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 2ADL; DNF; DSBB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 171 x 114 x 21. Weight in Grams: 240.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Loeb
Condition
New
SKU
9780674995710
ISBN
9780674995710
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 20.21

Hardcover. The "Metamorphoses" ("The Golden Ass") of Apuleius (born c. 125 CE) is a romance combining realism and magic. Lucius wants the sensations of a bird, but by pharmaceutical accident becomes an ass. The bulk of the novel recounts his adventures as an animal, but Lucius also recounts many stories he overhears, including that of Cupid and Psyche. Translator(s): Hanson, J.A. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 286 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 171 x 115 x 21. Weight in Grams: 264.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
Harvard UP
Condition
New
SKU
9780674994980
ISBN
9780674994980
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 21.95

Hardcover. Nearly all the works Aristotle (384 322 BCE) prepared for publication are lost; the priceless ones extant are lecture-materials, notes, and memoranda (some are spurious). They can be categorized as practical; logical; physical; metaphysical; on art; other; fragments. Translator(s): Guthrie, W. K. C. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 415 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 169 x 114 x 23. Weight in Grams: 304.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1939
Publisher
Loeb
Condition
New
SKU
9780674993723
ISBN
9780674993723
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 20.21

Hardcover. We know more of Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 43 BCE), lawyer, orator, politician and philosopher, than of any other Roman. Besides much else, his work conveys the turmoil of his time, and the part he played in a period that saw the rise and fall of Julius Caesar in a tottering republic. Translator(s): King, J. E. Series: Loeb Classical Library. Num Pages: 630 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 120 x 173 x 34. Weight in Grams: 436.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1927
Publisher
Loeb
Condition
New
SKU
9780674991569
ISBN
9780674991569
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 21.95

Paperback. Translator(s): Schwartz, Lynne Sharon. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 143 x 17. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Seven Stories Press,U.S. United States
Edition
Revised ed.
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781583225707
ISBN
9781583225707
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.84

Paperback. In 1916, Eamon de Valera arrived on the Irish scene and as a result, or so we are told, the fairies left. Such combining of fact and folklore is the essence of Peter Somerville-Large's history of 50 years of life in Ireland, from 1916 to 1966. Num Pages: 306 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; DN; HBJD1; JFC; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 154. Weight in Grams: 407. Good clean copy with some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Pimlico
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KTJ8038511
ISBN
9780712665322
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.91

Paperback. Series: American Literature Series. Num Pages: 436 pages. BIC Classification: DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 150 x 216 x 30. Weight in Grams: 608.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
DALK
Condition
New
SKU
9781564784797
ISBN
9781564784797
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 6.28

Paperback. After the rising of 1798, Bryson was punished by compulsory enlistment in the regular army. In this reflective letter to his sister, written in 1801 after his escape to New York, he provides a vivid chronicle of his enforced travels. Series: Irish narratives. Num Pages: 120 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JF; 3JH; DNF; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 10. Weight in Grams: 121. 8vo. Very good former library copy with neat labels inside front cover. Revolutionary Ireland
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Cork University Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0295541
ISBN
9781859181447
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 10.00

Paperback. Editor(s): Grant, Michael. Translator(s): Grant, M. Num Pages: 368 pages, maps, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 276. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1975
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KMK0007890
ISBN
9780140442885
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.91

Paperback. Argues against the inequality the author believed to be intrinsic to civilized society. This title features the first fifty-three years of his radical life, including his earliest years, where we can see the source of his belief in the innocence of childhood; and the development of his philosophical and political ideas. Translator(s): Cohen, John M. Num Pages: 608 pages. BIC Classification: BGH; DNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 27. Weight in Grams: 416. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1973
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KMK0007887
ISBN
9780140440331
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.91

Paperback. Suitable for all students of Greek theatre and literature, this book examines the dramatic elements of plot, character, language and spectacle that combine to produce pity and fear in the audience, and asks why we derive pleasure from this apparently painful process. Editor(s): Heath, Malcolm. Translator(s): Heath, Malcolm. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 2AB; DNF; DSA; DSBB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 9. Weight in Grams: 112. Clean copy showing some light reading wear. Remains a very good copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KMK0007811
ISBN
9780140446364
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.91

Translator(s): Gauvin, Edward. Num Pages: 90 pages. BIC Classification: DNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 129 x 177 x 6. Weight in Grams: 92.
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
9781628970791
ISBN
9781628970791
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 7.53

Paperback. A collection of essays by established feminist and cultural critics interested in experimenting with new styles of expression. Editor(s): Stacey, Jackie; Wolff, Janet. Num Pages: 216 pages, 24 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF; DQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 282 x 18. Weight in Grams: 344.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Manchester University Press
Condition
New
SKU
9781526106988
ISBN
9781526106988
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 7.47

Paperback. Num Pages: 210 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; 3JJ; 3JM; DNF; DSBH; DSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 141 x 212 x 20. Weight in Grams: 198.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Penguin Books
Condition
New
SKU
9780143128465
ISBN
9780143128465
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 10.37

Paperback. Based upon "Distant Voices", this work gathers together essays on a range of subjects including Burma, Fleet Street, East Timor, Vietnam, the media and UK politics. Num Pages: 704 pages, facsimiles, portraits. BIC Classification: DNJ; JFD; JPVN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 38. Weight in Grams: 524. Clean copy with some shelf wear and yellowing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KOG0004813
ISBN
9780099741510
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.64

Paperback. Contains essays that describe what it means to be black in America. This book describes the tragedies that are inflicted by racial segregation and presents a poignant account of the author's first journey to 'the Old Country', the Southern states. Num Pages: 208 pages, forms transparencies. BIC Classification: DNF; JFSL3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 14. Weight in Grams: 160. ****THIS IS A PREORDER TO BE SHIPPED ON OR AROUND THE PUBLICATION DATE IN SEPTEMBER 2022****
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2022
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140184471
ISBN
9780140184471
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 13.99

Hardcover. Num Pages: 1074 pages, index. BIC Classification: 2AB; DNF; FC; HPC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 237 x 169 x 84. Weight in Grams: 1890.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1988
Publisher
Liberty Fund Inc United States
Edition
Facsimile ed
Number of pages
1074
Condition
New
SKU
V9780865970724
ISBN
9780865970724
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 38.99
€ 38.98

Paperback. Based upon "Distant Voices", this work gathers together essays on a range of subjects including Burma, Fleet Street, East Timor, Vietnam, the media and UK politics. Num Pages: 704 pages, facsimiles, portraits. BIC Classification: DNJ; JFD; JPVN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 38. Weight in Grams: 524. Clean copy with some shelf wear and yellowing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KOG0003782
ISBN
9780099741510
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.64

Paperback. Taken from the "Lives", a series of biographies spanning the Graeco-Roman age, this collection describes the twilight of the old Roman Republic from 157-43 BC. Deeply influential on Shakespeare and many other later writers, the works explore corruption, decadence, and the struggle for ultimate power. Editor(s): Seager, Robin. Translator(s): Warner, Rex. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; DNF; HBA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 318. Very good copy with light shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KCW0005849
ISBN
9780140449341
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.91

Paperback. From the deceptiveness of Penelope Fitzgerald to the directness of Hemingway, from Kipling's view of France to the French view of Kipling, from the National Treasure Status of George Orwell to the despair of Michel Houellebecq, the author considers what fiction is, and what it can do. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: DN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 20. Weight in Grams: 252.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
KRF2232900
ISBN
9780099578581
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 8.16

Paperback. Reveals the author's mind which was on the brink of one of the most revolutionary ideas in human history - the theory of Communism. Translator(s): Livingstone, Rodney; Benton, Gregor. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: 3JH; DNF; JPA; JPFC; JPFF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 320. Fine clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KCW0003609
ISBN
9780140445749
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.91