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Select Letters (Oxford Early Christian Texts)

Select Letters (Oxford Early Christian Texts)


Cyril Of Alexandria



Language Notes Text: English, Greek (translation) ...
Dynamics in Human and Primate Societies: Agent-Based Modeling of Social and Spatial Processes (Santa Fe Institute Studies in the Sciences of Complexity)

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


George G. Gumerman, Timothy A. Kohler



About the Author Timothy A. Kohler, Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology, Washington State University. George...
Moving Targets: Elliott-Automation and the Dawn of the Computer Age in Britain, 1947 - 67

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


Simon Lavington



Review From the reviews: “Moving Targets details the history of Elliott Brothers in 1947 through to the last vest...
Late Victorian Holocausts: El Niño Famines and the Making of the Third World

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


Mike Davis



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

Sacred schisms: how religions divide


James R. Lewis, Sarah Lewis



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

Encyclopedia of UFO's


Ronald D. Story



Encyclopedia of UFO's...
Theorizing rituals: classical topics, theoretical approachess, analytical concepts

Theorizing rituals: classical topics, theoretical approachess, analytical concepts


Michael Stausberg, Jens Kreinath



Theorizing rituals: classical topics, theoretical approachess, analytical concepts...
The Proof is in the Pudding: The Changing Nature of Mathematical Proof

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


Steven G. Krantz



Review From the reviews: “The author traces the development of the idea of proof from Euclid through computer-aide...
Shamans, Sorcerers, and Saints: A Prehistory of Religion

Shamans, Sorcerers, and Saints: A Prehistory of Religion


Brian Hayden



Review “An intensely scholarly work that is also eminently readable, this book is highly recommended for academic ...
Early Christian Latin Poets (The Early Church Fathers)

Early Christian Latin Poets (The Early Church Fathers)


Carolinne White



Review The translation of the poems (most, of necessity, excerpts) are quite successful... there is clearly a real need f...
Food in society: economy, culture, geography

Food in society: economy, culture, geography


Peter J. Atkins, Ian R. Bowler



Review A very good book...its wide range of very brief chapters keeps the reader constantly challenged. Given the wealth ...
Fashioning Sapphism: the origins of a modern English lesbian culture

Fashioning Sapphism: the origins of a modern English lesbian culture


Laura L. Doan



Review "A fine contribution to the growing body of scholarship on the history of lesbian lives, and the image of lesbians i...
Desiring revolution: second-wave feminism and the rewriting of American sexual thought, 1920 to 1982

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


Jane F. Gerhard



Review This fascinating book enriches history, women's/gender/sexuality studies, feminist theory, American studies curricul...
Religion As A Profession (Empirical Studies in Theology, V. 12)

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


Hans Schilderman



About the Author Hans (J.B.A.M.) Schilderman, Ph.D. (1998) in Theology, Catholic University of Nijmegen, is Associate Pro...
Zinfandel: A History of a Grape and Its Wine (California Studies in Food and Culture)

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


Charles L. Sullivan



From Wine historians have long debated the true origins of America's unique wine grape, zinfandel. Though much of today'...
Cultural Memories: The Geographical Point of View

Cultural Memories: The Geographical Point of View


Edgar Wunder, Peter Meusburger, Michael Heffernan



From the Back Cover The revival of interest in collective cultural memories since the 1980s has been a genuinely global p...
Special effects: still in search of wonder

Special effects: still in search of wonder


Michele Pierson



Review It is something of a cliché to think of special effects as 'movie magic,' but Pierson helps us to understand th...
The Assyrian dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago: 12 - P

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


Ignace Jay Gelb, University Of Chicago. Oriental Institute



The Assyrian dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago: 12 - P...
Sustainable Humanities: report from the Committee on the national plan for the Future of the Humanities

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


Cohen, Cie Nationaal Plan Toekomst Geesteswetenschappen



Sustainable Humanities: report from the Committee on the national plan for the Future of the Humanities...
Technology's Storytellers: Reweaving the Human Fabric

Technology's Storytellers: Reweaving the Human Fabric


John M. Staudenmaier



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

Gold: A Cultural Encyclopedia


Shannon Venable



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

Historical Sociology


Philip Abrams



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

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


Brendan Bradshaw, Eamon Duffy



Book Description This book assembles ten special studies, each devoted to an aspect of Fisher's multifaceted career or to...
The French Navy and the Seven Years' War

The French Navy and the Seven Years' War


Jonathan R. Dull



Review “A full-dress history of the Seven Years’ War as a whole, from the French perspective. . . . The focus...
Studies Latin Language and Literature (Yale Classical Studies Vol. 23)

Studies Latin Language and Literature (Yale Classical Studies Vol. 23)


David Ross, Thomas Cole



Studies Latin Language and Literature (Yale Classical Studies Vol. 23)...
Studies in Latin Poetry (Yale Classical Studies Vol. 21)

Studies in Latin Poetry (Yale Classical Studies Vol. 21)


Christopher M. Dawson, Thomas Cole



Studies in Latin Poetry (Yale Classical Studies Vol. 21)...
False mystics: deviant orthodoxy in colonial Mexico

False mystics: deviant orthodoxy in colonial Mexico


Nora E. Jaffary



Review "False Mystics is an important addition to the current dialogue on individual spirituality and institutional pract...
Feminist contentions: a philosophical exchange, Volumes 0-91082

Feminist contentions: a philosophical exchange, Volumes 0-91082


Seyla Benhabib



Language Notes Text: English (translation) Original Language: German ...
The Homosexual Revival of Renaissance Style, 1850-1930 (Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture)

The Homosexual Revival of Renaissance Style, 1850-1930 (Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture)


Yvonne Ivory



About the Author YVONNE IVORY is Assistant Professor of German and Comparative Literature at the University of ...
Gender Politics and Everyday Life in State Socialist Eastern and Central Europe

Gender Politics and Everyday Life in State Socialist Eastern and Central Europe


Jill Massino, Shana Penn



From Publishers Weekly The commonly held view that women in Communist Eastern Europe uniformly suffered under the double ...