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    Poverty: A Very Short Introduction

    By Philip N. Jefferson

    Paperback £7.25

    This Very Short Introduction considers who the poor are, where they live, what their lives are like, and what obstacles or barriers they face. Looking at the complex issues that cause the prevalence, depth, and severity of poverty to vary across countries and over time, it considers possible future solutions.

    Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray

    By Rosalind Rosenberg

    Hardback £22.69

    Pauli Murray 1910-1985 played pivotal roles in both the modern civil rights and women's movements. In the 1950s, her legal scholarship helped Thurgood Marshall to shift his course and attack segregation frontally in Brown v. Board of Education. In the 1960s, Murray persuaded Betty Friedan to help her found an...

    Century of Miracles

    By H. A. Drake

    Hardback £24.89

    The fourth century of our common era began and ended with a miracle: Constantine's famous Vision of the Cross at one end and Theodosius' victory bearing prayer at the other. In this book, historian H. A. Drake shows how miracles in this century forever altered the way Christians, pagans, and...

    La Debacle

    By Emile Zola

    Paperback Save £2.34 = £9.65

    La Debacle is the penultimate novel in Zola's great Rougon-Macquart cycle. A stirring account of profound friendship between two soldiers from opposite ends of the class divide during the Franco-Prussian War and the Commune of 1870-1.

    Sin of Abbe Mouret

    By Emile Zola

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    The Sin of Abbe Mouret is the fifth novel in Zola's Rougon-Macquart series. It follows Serge Mouret, a young priest, aspiring to perfect purity and sanctity. An illness leaves him with amnesia, and no longer knowing he is a priest, he falls in love with his nurse. Together they roam...

    Roman Agricultural Economy

    Paperback £26.66

    This collection presents new analyses for the nature and scale of Roman agriculture. It outlines the fundamental features of agricultural production through studying the documentary and archaeological evidence for the modes of land exploitation and the organisation, development of, and investment in this sector.

    Measuring India

    By M. R. Saluja

    Hardback £42.05

    Reliable and up-to-date statistics are essential for planning the economic advancement of a nation. This book is a comprehensive assessment of statistics relating to the present structure of Indias economy providing a sound factual basis for formulating development programmes.

    Pietro Bembo on Etna: The Ascent of a Venetian Humanist

    By Gareth D. Williams

    Hardback £43.37

    This book is centered on the Venetian humanist Pietro Bembo 1470-1547, on his ascent of Mount Etna in 1493, and above all on the striking artistic originality of the elegant Latin work that he wrote about his climb after his return to Venice in 1494: his De Aetna, published at...

    From Natural Character to Moral Virtue in Aristotle

    By Mariska Leunissen

    Hardback £49.10

    This book discusses Aristotle's biological views about 'natural character traits' and their importance for moral development. It provides a new, comprehensive account of the physiological underpinnings of moral development and shows that the biological account of natural character provides the conceptual and ideological foundation for Aristotle's ethical views about habituation.

    Thinking and Reasoning: A Very Short Introduction

    By Jonathan B. T. Evans

    Paperback £7.85

    Thinking is the essence of what it means to be human and defines us more than anything else as a species. Jonathan Evans explores cognitive psychological approaches to understanding the nature of thinking and reasoning, problem solving, and decision making.

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