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Moses: Heroic Man, Man of God (Journal for the Study of the Old Testament. Supplement Series, 57)

Moses: Heroic Man, Man of God (Journal for the Study of the Old Testament. Supplement Series, 57)


George W. Coats



Moses: Heroic Man, Man of God (Journal for the Study of the Old Testament. Supplement Series, 57)...
Political Women in the High Middle Ages: Berenguela of Castile and Her Family

Political Women in the High Middle Ages: Berenguela of Castile and Her Family


Miriam Shadis



Review "Berenguela of Castile (1180–1246) and Political Women in the High Middle Ages provides a thorough and though...
Confessions of the Other Mother: Non-Biological Lesbian Moms Tell All

Confessions of the Other Mother: Non-Biological Lesbian Moms Tell All


Harlyn Aizley



From Publishers Weekly More than 15 years into the lesbian baby boom, Aizley's collection of first-person accounts by non...
Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist


Antoin E. Murphy



Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist...
Mao's Road to Power: Revolutionary Writings 1912-1949 : Toward the Second United Front January 1935-July 1937

Mao's Road to Power: Revolutionary Writings 1912-1949 : Toward the Second United Front January 1935-July 1937


Mao Tse Tung, Nancy Jane Hodes, Stuart R. Schram



Mao's Road to Power: Revolutionary Writings 1912-1949 : Toward the Second United Front January 1935-July 1937...
On Morality and Society: Selected Writings

On Morality and Society: Selected Writings


Émile Durkheim



Language Notes Text: English (translation) Original Language: French --This text refers to an out of print or unavaila...
An H.P. Lovecraft encyclopedia

An H.P. Lovecraft encyclopedia


S. T. Joshi, David E. Schultz



From Publishers Weekly An H.P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia, edited by S.T. Joshi and David E. Schultz, will please HPL purists...
The Neutron and the Bomb: A Biography of Sir James Chadwick

The Neutron and the Bomb: A Biography of Sir James Chadwick


Andrew Brown



Review `Andrew Brown has made good use of what seem to be all the available archives except for a few still classified as...
A to Z of American Indian Women (A to Z of Women)

A to Z of American Indian Women (A to Z of Women)


Liz Sonneborn



A to Z of American Indian Women (A to Z of Women)...
Journeys That Opened Up the World: Women, Student Christian Movements, and Social Justice, 1955-1975

Journeys That Opened Up the World: Women, Student Christian Movements, and Social Justice, 1955-1975


Sara Evans



Review In these riveting accounts, unsung heroines of pivotal national and international events reveal the religious root...
Immanuel Kant (Suny Series in Ethical Theory)

Immanuel Kant (Suny Series in Ethical Theory)


Otfried Hoffe



Language Notes Text: English (translation) Original Language: German ...
The Guattari Reader (Blackwell Readers)

The Guattari Reader (Blackwell Readers)


Gary Genosko



Review "This fine collection redirects our attention to Félix Guattari’s astonishing achievement. It will be ...
Anna Julia Cooper, Visionary Black Feminist: A Critical Introduction

Anna Julia Cooper, Visionary Black Feminist: A Critical Introduction


Vivian M. May



Review May has written the first book to really situate Cooper as a radical intellectual. She elucidates not only Cooper's ...
Hannah Arendt: An Introduction

Hannah Arendt: An Introduction


John Mcgowan



Hannah Arendt: An Introduction...
Yoshimasa and the Silver Pavilion: The Creation of the Soul of Japan (Asia Perspectives: History, Society, and Culture)

Yoshimasa and the Silver Pavilion: The Creation of the Soul of Japan (Asia Perspectives: History, Society, and Culture)


Donald Keene



From This enterprising account by the doyen of Japan studies demonstrates that the quintessential Japanese aesthetic...
Dostoevsky: The Stir of Liberation, 1860-1865

Dostoevsky: The Stir of Liberation, 1860-1865


Joseph Frank



From Library Journal This is the third in a projected five-volume literary biography of Dostoevsky. The first two volumes...
Confessions of a Showman: My Life in the Circus

Confessions of a Showman: My Life in the Circus


Gerry Cottle, Helen Batten



Confessions of a Showman: My Life in the Circus...
American Writers (American Biographies)

American Writers (American Biographies)


Elizabeth H. Oakes



From American Writers is the newest title in the five-volume Facts On File series American Biographies. The other titles...
The Philosophy of W.V. Quine (Library of Living Philosophers) - Exp Sub edition

The Philosophy of W.V. Quine (Library of Living Philosophers) - Exp Sub edition


Paul Arthur Schilpp, Lewis Hahn



The Philosophy of W.V. Quine (Library of Living Philosophers) - Exp Sub edition...
Ruzbihan Baqli: Mysticism and the Rhetoric of Sainthood in Persian Sufism (Routledge Sufi Series)

Ruzbihan Baqli: Mysticism and the Rhetoric of Sainthood in Persian Sufism (Routledge Sufi Series)


Carl W. Ernst



Ruzbihan Baqli: Mysticism and the Rhetoric of Sainthood in Persian Sufism (Routledge Sufi Series)...
Henry Edwards Huntington: A Biography

Henry Edwards Huntington: A Biography


James Thorpe



Henry Edwards Huntington: A Biography...
Antisemitism: A Reference Handbook

Antisemitism: A Reference Handbook


Jerome Chanes



Antisemitism: A Reference Handbook...
From the diplomatic bag: An autobiography by William McDowell

From the diplomatic bag: An autobiography by William McDowell


Mr William Mcdowell



About the Author William McDowell was born on 21 September 1911 in Rawalpindi, then in British India, now part of Pakista...
My Life

My Life


Fidel Castro



My Life...
The Road to Middle-Earth : How J.R.R. Tolkien Created a New Mythology

The Road to Middle-Earth : How J.R.R. Tolkien Created a New Mythology


Tom A. Shippey



Review "Shippey's exploration of Tolkien's themes, especially the nature of evil, is superb" Independent "Shippey's rese...
Inside Anorexia: The Experiences of Girls and Their Families

Inside Anorexia: The Experiences of Girls and Their Families


Anne Honey, Christine Halse, Desiree Boughtwood



About the Author Dr Christine Halse is an Associate Professor in Education and Chief Investigator of the multi-disciplina...
Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned about Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat

Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned about Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat


Gwen Cooper



Amazon.com Review Book Description Once in nine lives, something extraordinary happens... The last thing Gwen Cooper wan...
A Bernard Shaw chronology

A Bernard Shaw chronology


Anthony Matthews Gibbs



Review Reviews of previous books on Shaw by A.M. Gibbs Reviews of Shaw 'Everybody who is interested in Shaw will find t...
The Family Idiot: Gustave Flaubert, 1821-1857, Volume 1

The Family Idiot: Gustave Flaubert, 1821-1857, Volume 1




From Publishers Weekly Gustave Flaubert's boyhood desire to become an actor was "his way of living the situation assigned...
A George Orwell chronology

A George Orwell chronology


John R. Hammond



About the Author J. R. Hammond is Research Fellow at Nottingham Trent University. ...