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By Eero Tarasti
Existential semiotics is a new paradigm in the studies of signs, signification, and communication. This book develops its theory further, applying the notions of being, doing, and appearing to social problems of the contemporary world, and to various so-called 'lesser arts' like performance and gastronomy.
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.
Authority and Participation in a New Democracy: Political Struggles in Mapai, Israel\'s Ruling Party, 1948-1953
By Avi Bareli
Focuses on the changes undergone by Mapai, Israel's first ruling party, during Israel's first years of Independence, and then analyses the effects of these changes in relation to Israeli political culture.
By Tom Phelan
In 1913, before there is a rumor of war in Europe, Matthias Wrenn and Con Hatchel, lifelong friends from Ballyrannel in the Irish midlands, decide to see the world at the expense of the king of England and join the British army.