Books by Publisher: HACKETT

    The Haitian Revolution: A Documentary History

    Hardback Save £6.91 = £30.59

    A landmark collection of documents by the field's leading scholar. This reader includes beautifully written introductions and a fascinating array of never-before-published primary documents. These treasures from the archives offer a new picture of colonial Saint-Domingue and the Haitian Revolution. The translations are lively and colorful. --Alyssa Sepinwall, California State...

    Persuasion: History, Theory, Practice

    By George Pullman

    Hardback £51.95

    This text shows how persuasion works and provides specific, detailed strategies for honing argumentative and critical thinking skills. It includes a detailed overview of the traditional canons of rhetoric along with updated versions for contemporary communication practices.

    The Golden Age of Folk and Fairy Tales: From the Brothers Grimm to Andrew Lang

    Hardback Save £2.94 = £51.05

    In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, attitudes toward history and national identity fostered a romantic rediscovery of folk and fairy tales. This is the period of the Golden Age of folk and fairy tales, when European folklorists sought to understand and redefine the present through the common tales...

    Addresses to the German Nation

    By Johann Gottlieb Fichte

    Hardback Save £9.04 = £36.95

    In the winter of 1807, while Berlin was occupied by French troops, the philosopher Johann Gottlieb Fichte presented fourteen public lectures that have long been studied as a major statement of modern nationalism. Yet Fichte's Addresses to the German Nation have also been interpreted by many as a vision of...

    Alienist and Other Stories of Nineteenth-Century Brazil

    By Machado De Assis

    Hardback £28.70

    Accompanied by a thorough introduction to "Brazil's Machado, Machado's Brazil", these vibrant new translations of eight of Machado de Assis's best-known short stories bring Nineteenth-Century Brazilian society and culture to life for modern readers.

    Circle of Socrates

    Hardback £47.45

    This volume presents new-sometimes the first-English translations of representative fragments from the circle of Socrates' followers arranged thematically with brief commentary that notes illuminating relationships, similarities and patterns of influence.

    Lives that Made Greek History

    By Plutarch

    Hardback £25.70

    Although Plutarch did not intend his Lives as a historical record, they sometimes furnish the best account we have of events in classical Greece. In many instances they are the only account available to those exploring ancient history through primary sources. In this compilation from Plutarch''s Greek Lives, James Romm...

    Lives that Made Greek History

    By Plutarch

    Paperback £11.84

    Although Plutarch did not intend his Lives as a historical record, they sometimes furnish the best account we have of events in classical Greece. In many instances they are the only account available to those exploring ancient history through primary sources. In this compilation from Plutarch's Greek Lives, James Romm...

    Discourse on Voluntary Servitude

    By Etienne Boetie

    Hardback £18.95

    "This translation is based on Estienne de La Boaetie, De la servitude volontaire ou Contr'un, edited by Malcolm Smith, with additional annotation and a bibliography by Michel Magnien Geneva: Librarie Droz, 2001" -- Publisher.

    Satires

    By Horace

    Hardback £33.95

    The Satires of Horace offer a hodgepodge of genres and styles: philosophy and bawdry; fantastic tales and novelistic vignettes; portraits of the poet, his contemporaries, and his predecessors; jibes, dialogue, travelogue, rants, and recipes; and poetic effects in a variety of modes. For all their apparent lightheartedness, however, the poems...

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