Books by Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press Ltd

    The Representation of Women in Ten French Novels on the Spanish Civil War: A Critical Approach

    By Alicia Bralove Ramirez

    Hardback £89.95

    Scholars have remarked that World War I offered women possibilities that were not available to them before. One could ask if this is also true about the Spanish Civil War. The author discusses texts that maintained traditional, home-bound, nurturing, supportive, and non-combative roles for women whose lives centered on domesticity...

    How the Factor of Profitability Determines the Psychiatric Diagnosis: A Study in the Medical Disposal of Unprofitable Deadbeats - Case Studies of Social Triage in the Texas Psychiatric Hospital Industry

    By Karen Glumm

    Hardback £94.95

    Presents a case study of a subgroup of former psychiatric patients and their advocates who challenged exploitation by certain private psychiatric hospitals. This book outlines the process of social triage and describes those qualities possessed by this particularly vulnerable population that permitted them to protest.

    The Development of Primary, Secondary, and Teacher Education in England: A History of the College of Teachers

    By Richard Willis

    Hardback Save £35.52 = £59.43

    Shows how teachers were trained in England. This book focuses on the foundation of the College of Teachers in England. It also shows how governments persistently denied the College financial assistance and refused to make professional training for secondary teachers compulsory.

    How Timberlake Wertenbaker Constructs New Forms of Gender in Her History Plays: Exposing the Power Relations Between the Sexes

    By Yi-chin Shih

    Hardback £99.95

    By emphasizing gender issues that have been previously suppressed, the author shows how Timberlake Wertenbaker constructs a new historical narrative of Western imagination. He focuses on how gender is constructed socially and culturally in history through analyzing Wertenbaker's plays.

    L\'essayiste Roumain Emil Cioran A-t-il Ete Un Fasciste Antisemite: Un Effort Pour Le Comprendre Dans Le Contexte Nationaliste De L\'Entre-Deux-Guerres

    By Liliana Nicorescu

    Hardback £109.95

    Disputes the theory applied by Pierre-Yves Boissau and Alexandra Laignel-Lavastine to Cioran's controversial work, "The Transfiguration of Romania". This book asserts an alternative perspective to Cioran and his work. It focuses on the political status and the doctrine of the Iron Guard, an important far right movement in Romania in...

    Kant\'s Philosophy of Language: Chomskyan Linguistics and Its Kantian Roots

    By T.C. Williams

    Hardback Save £25.52 = £44.43

    This volume demonstrates the incontestability of the historical, as well as conceptual, linkage between the theory of generative/transformational/universal grammar associated with Noam Chomsky, and the philosophical synthesis achieved by Immanual Kant in the "Critique of Pure Reason".

    The Confessing Church, Conservative Elites and the Nazi State

    By Shelley Baranowski

    Hardback Save £31.52 = £53.43

    This work examines the close relationship between aristocratic Prussian landowners and the leadership of the Confessing Church, showing the limits of German conservative-elite opposition to Nazism. The author contends that the Confessing Church's opposition to the Nazi regime was highly ambiguous.

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