Books by Publisher: AMS Press

    Zhuangzi and the Happy Fish

    Hardback Save £0.72 = £62.78

    The Zhuangzi is a deliciously protean text: it is concerned not only with personal realization, but also with social and political order. In many ways the Zhuangzi established a unique literary and philosophical genre of its own. The essays presented here provide a variety of exegeses of one of the...

    Victoria Welby and the Science of Signs: Significs, Semiotics, Philosophy of Language

    By Susan Petrilli

    Hardback £62.78

    Victoria Welby 1837-1912 dedicated her research to the relationship between signs and values. She exchanged ideas with important exponents of the language and sign sciences, such as Charles S. Peirce and Charles S. Ogden. She examined themes she believed crucially important both in the use of signs and in reflection...

    Struggle for the Middle Sea

    By Vincent P. O'Hara

    Paperback Save £4.03 = £21.92

    The Mediterranean Sea was the most intensely contested body of water in World War II. Despite its importance, remarkably little has been written about the subject. This fresh study analyses the actions and performances of the five major navies - British, Italian, French, German, and American - and objectively examines...

    The Changing Nature of Eco/Feminism: Telling Stories from Clayoquot Sound

    By Niamh Moore

    Hardback £80.36

    In its careful account of eco/feminist activism in Clayoquot Sound in the early 1990s, The Changing Nature of Eco/Feminism confounds prevailing stories about eco/feminism, feminism, and Clayoquot itself.

    The Mediterranean Air War: Airpower and Allied Victory in World War II

    By Robert Ehlers

    Hardback Save £7.92 = £33.58

    Without what the Allies learned in the Mediterranean air war in 1942-1944, the Normandy landing-and so, perhaps, World War II-would have ended differently. This is one of many lessons of The Mediterranean Air War, the first one-volume history of the vital role of airpower during the three-year struggle for control...

    Demographic yearbook 2013

    By United Nations: Department of Economic and Social Affairs

    Hardback Save £2.49 = £96.46

    The the sixty-fourth in a series published since 1948. This edition of the Yearbook contains chapters on the population size and distribution, the population of capital cities, fertility, foetal mortality, infant and maternal mortality, general mortality, nuptiality and divorce.

    Before They Were Titans: Essays on the Early Works of Dostoevsky and Tolstoy

    By Elizabeth Allen

    Hardback £65.63

    These ten critical essays, written by leading specialists in nineteenth-century Russian literature, provide new readings on the works from the first decade of ltierary life of Doystoevsky and Tolstoy.

    Christian Reconstruction: R.J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism

    By Michael J. McVicar

    Paperback £29.10

    This is the first critical history of Christian Reconstruction and its founder and champion, theologian and activist Rousas John Rushdoony 1915@-2001. Drawing on exclusive access to Rushdoony's personal papers and extensive correspondence, Michael J. McVicar demonstrates the considerable role Reconstructionism played in the development of the radical Christian Right and...

    With or Without: Reading Postwar German Women Poets

    By Charlotte Ann Melin

    Hardback £69.44

    With or Without explores the role of German women's poetry in the contemporary literary discourse of the latter half of the twentieth century. Melin highlights the significant role that women played in the shaping of postwar German poetry as a whole and also their deep engagement with the broader issues...

    The Monk\'s Haggadah: A Fifteenth-Century Illuminated Codex from the Monastery of Tegernsee, with a prologue by Friar Erhard von Pappenheim

    Hardback £50.87

    "This fifteenth-century Haggadah, with a prologue by a Dominican friar, offers a unique view of contemporary Christian perceptions of Judaism. This edition includes a facsimile of the codex; a critical edition and translation of the prologue; a translation of the haggadah; and essays describing the historical and theological background"--

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