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  • Religion and Science
    Russell, Bertrand
    In this timely work, Russell, philosopher, agnostic, mathematician, and renowned peace advocate, offers a brief yet insightful study of the conflicts between science and traditional religion during the last four centuries. Examining accounts in which scientific advances clashed with Christian doctrine or biblical interpretations of the day, from Galileo and the Copernican Revol...

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  • Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and...
    Stevenson, Robert Louis
    In September of 1884, Robert Louis Stevenson, then in his mid-thirties, moved with his family to Bournemouth, a resort on the southern coast of England, where in the brief span of 23 months he revised A Child's Garden of Verses and wrote the novels Kidnapped and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.An intriguing combination of fantast thriller and moral allegory, The Str...

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  • What Does It All Mean?: A Very Short...
    Nagel, Thomas
    In this cogent and accessible introduction to philosophy, the distinguished author of Mortal Questions and The View From Nowhere sets forth the central problems of philosophical inquiry for the beginning student. Arguing that the best way to learn about philosophy is to think about its questions directly, Thomas Nagel considers possible solutions to nine problems—knowledge of t...

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  • Selfish Gene, The
    Dawkins, Richard
    As influential today as when it was first published, The Selfish Gene has become a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins articulates a gene's eye view of evolution - a view giving centre stage to these persistent units of information, and in which organisms can be seen as vehicles for their replication. This imaginative, powerful, and stylistically brill...

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  • Major Works, The
    Tennyson, Alfred
    Tennyson was the chief poetic voice of his age, and he remains one of the most highly regarded masters of the music and mood of verse. This authoritative edition brings together a unique combination of Tennyson's poetry and prose, spanning his entire career, from his striking juvenilia, through his career as Poet Laureate, to the powerful poetry he wrote in his ninth decade. It...

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  • Atlas of World History
    O´Brien, Patrick (Ed.)
    Oxford's Atlas of World History is the result of years of intensive work by a specialist team of scholars, editors, and cartographers. It presents the story of humanity in its physical setting, from the emergence of the earliest hominoids to the present day. Truly international in scope, the atlas incorporates the latest research into Asian, African, and Central and South Ameri...

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  • Invention of Angela Carter, The
    Gordon, Edmund
    Offers the first full account of Carter's amazing life and enduring workFeatures previously untold anecdotes of her youth, marriages, professional struggles, and her painful battle with cancerIncludes over thirty photos, most never published beforeStructured in succinct, briskly moving chapters that make the biography read like an absorbing novel ...

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  • Mexico
    Camp, Roderic
    Today all would agree that Mexico and the United States have never been closer-that the fates of the two republics are inextricably intertwined. It has become an intimate part of life in almost every community in the United States, through immigration, imported produce, business ties, or illegal drugs. It is less a neighbor than a sibling; no matter what our differences, it is ...

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  • More on war
    Creveld, Martin Van
    'War is the most important thing in the world', writes Martin van Creveld, one of the world's best-known experts on military history and strategy.The survival of every country, government, and individual is ultimately dependent on war - or the ability to wage it in self-defence. That is why, though it may come but once in a hundred years, it must be prepared for every day. When...

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  • Complete Fairy Tales
    Perrault, Charles
    The only complete edition of all Perrault's tales both in prose and verse, in a translation by Christopher BettsPerrault's fairy tales established the versions of Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Little Red Riding-Hood, and others that we know today, and also include the verse tales Griselda, Three Silly Wishes, and the notorious Donkey-SkinThe tales are accompanied by a fascinatin...

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  • Stories and Poems
    Kipling, Rudyard
    'Hear and attend and listen...'Rudyard Kipling is a supreme master of the short story in English and a poet of brilliant gifts. His energy and inventiveness poured themselves into every kind of tale, from the bleakest of fables to the richest of comedies, and he illuminated every aspect of human behaviour, of which he was a fascinated (and sometimes appalled) observer. This gen...

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  • Aztecs, The
    Carrasco, David
    This Very Short Introduction employs the disciplines of history, religious studies, and anthropology as it illuminates the complexities of Aztec life. Readers meet a people highly skilled in sculpture, astronomy, city planning, poetry, and philosophy, who were also profoundly committed to cosmic regeneration through the thrust of the ceremonial knife and through warfare. David ...

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  • History of Cinema, The
    Nowell-Smith, Geoffrey
    Cinema was the first, and is arguably still the greatest, of the industrialized art forms that came to dominate the cultural life of the twentieth century. Today, it continues to adapt and grow as new technologies and viewing platforms become available, and remains an integral cultural and aesthetic entertainment experience for people the world over.Cinema developed against the...

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  • Classic Horror Stories, The
    Lovecraft, H. P.
    H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) was a reclusive scribbler of horror stories for the American pulp magazines that specialized in Gothic and science fiction in the interwar years. He often published in Weird Tales and has since become the key figure in the slippery genre of "weird fiction." Lovecraft developed an extraordinary vision of feeble men driven to the edge of sanity by glim...

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  • Sir Philip Sidney: The Major Works
    Sidney, Philip
    This authoritative edition brings together a unique combination of Sidney's poetry and prose--all the major writing, complemented by letters and elegies--that reveals the essence of his work and thinking.Born in 1554, Sir Philip Sidney was hailed as the perfect Renaissance patron, soldier, lover, and courtier, but it was only after his untimely death at the age of thirty-one th...

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  • The Moving Eye: Film, Television,...
    Dimendberg, Edward
    Once the province of film and media scholars, today the moving image is of broad concern to historians of art and architecture and designers of everything from websites to cities. As museums and galleries devote increasing space to video installations which no longer presuppose a fixed viewer, urban space becomes envisioned and planned through "fly throughs," and technologies s...

    $1,525.00 MXN

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  • A Reader
    Steiner, George
    As an incisive and provocative critic of literature, language, and culture, George Steiner has acquired an international reputation and a devoted following. "He scatters bright ideas everywhere," writes The New York Times Book Review, "and they are sure to be picked up." This volume presents a rich sampling of Steiner's ideas, including selections from his seminal books The Dea...

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  • Orestes
    Euripides
    A translation of Euripides's Orestes by Peck, a poet, and Nisetich, a classicist, with introduction, glossary, and full stage directions. ...

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  • But Is It Art?
    Freeland, Cynthia A.
    In today's art world many strange, even shocking, things qualify as art. In this book, Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, weaving together philosophy and art theory with many fascinating examples.She discusses blood, beauty, culture, money, museums, sex, and politics, clarifying contemporary and historical accounts of the nature, fu...

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  • Oxford book of american poetry,The

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  • Adam Bede
    Eliot, George

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  • Importance of being Earnest and other...
    Wilde, Oscar

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  • Flowers of Evil, The
    Baudelaire, Charles

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  • Paradise Lost
    Milton, John

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  • Jacob's Room
    Woolf, Virginia

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  • Odyssey, The
    Homero

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  • Karamazov Brothers, The
    Dostoevsky, Fyodor

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  • Heart of Darkness and Other Tales
    Conrad, Joseph / Watts, Cedric (Ed.)
    The finest of all Conrad's tales, Heart of Darkness is set in an atmosphere of mystery and menace, and tells of Marlow's perilous journey up the Congo River to relieve his employer's agent, the renowned and formidable Mr. Kurtz. What he sees on his journey, and his eventual encounter with Kurtz, horrify and perplex him, and call into question the very bases of civilization and ...

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  • Extended Phenotype, The
    Dawkins, Richard

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  • Dinner with Lenny
    Cott, Jonathan
    Leonard Bernstein was arguably the most highly esteemed, influential, and charismatic American classical music personality of the twentieth century. Conductor, composer, pianist, writer, educator, and human rights activist, Bernstein truly led a life of Byronic intensity--passionate, risk-taking, and convention-breaking. ...

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