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The Subject of Liberty

The Subject of Liberty

This book reconsiders the dominant Western understandings of freedom through the lens of women's real-life experiences of domestic violence, welfare, and Islamic veiling. Nancy Hirschmann argues that the typical approach to freedom found in political philosophy severely reduces the concept's complexity, which is more fully revealed by taking such practical issues into account.Hirschmann begins by arguing that the dominant Western ...

59,50 CHF

Gaskinetic Theory

Gaskinetic Theory

Gaskinetic Theory is an introductory text on the molecular theory of gases and on modern transport theory. It is suitable for upper division undergraduates in physics and first year graduate students in aerospace engineering, upper atmospheric science and space research. The first part introduces basic concepts, including the distribution function, classical theory of specific heats, binary collisions, mean free path, ...

105,00 CHF

Inventing the Skyline

Inventing the Skyline

Cass Gilbert's pioneering buildings injected vitality into skyscraper design, and his "Gothic skyscraper, " epitomized by the Woolworth Building, profoundly influenced architects during the first decades of the twentieth century. Now, as the New-York Historical Society mounts a major exhibit documenting his architectural career, the full breadth of Gilbert's achievements is visible in one lavishly illustrated volume.Architect of the Broadway ...

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Multivariate Analysis in Community Ecology

Multivariate Analysis in Community ...

Ecologists are making increasing use of computer methods in analyzing ecological data on plant and animal communities. Ecological problems naturally involve numerous variables and numerous individuals or samples. Multivariate techniques permit the summary of large, complex sets of data and provide the means to tackle many problems that cannot be investigated experimentally because of practical restraints. Ecologists are thus enabled ...

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Interpreting Japanese Society

Interpreting Japanese Society

First published in 1986, Interpreting Japanese Society became something of a classic in the field. In this newly revised and updated edition, the value of anthropological approaches to help understand an ancient and complex nation is clearly demonstrated. While living and working in Japan the contributors have studied important areas of society. Religion, ritual, leisure, family and social relations are ...

75,00 CHF

Flowers That Heal: Aromas, Herbs, Essences and Other Secrets of the Fairies

Flowers That Heal: Aromas, ...

STEP INTO THE LAND OF THYME, a world where fairies use flowers and plants for healing and general well-being. Interwoven into this delightful narrative is vital information on the benefits that flowers and plants provide in achieving optimal health. As the story unfolds, you will learn how to: · use aromatherapy, flower essences, herbs, and nutrition to catalyze healing · ...

30,90 CHF

Living for the City: Migration, Education, and the Rise of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California

Living for the City: ...

Argues that the Black Panther Party (BPP) started with a study group. Drawing on oral history and untapped archival sources, this title explains how a relatively small city with a history of African American settlement produced such compelling and influential forms of Black Power politics.

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Modernism and the Art of Muslim South Asia

Modernism and the Art ...

Traces the emergence of the modern and contemporary art of Muslim South Asia in relation to transnational modernism and in light of the region's intellectual, cultural, and political developments. The author explores the art and writings of major artists, men and women, ranging from the late colonial period to the era of independence and beyond.

70,00 CHF

Dancing In The Moonlight

Dancing In The Moonlight

This sequel to Viola's Hammer finds Ben Tucker working for the Fayette County Sheriff's Department, being sued by the family of a drug dealer he accidentally killed, living in a chickenhouse with a messed up Viet Nam veteran because his wife kicked him out of his own house, and grooming a problem with alcohol that is pushing him closer to ...

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Dancing In The Moonlight

Dancing In The Moonlight

This sequel to Viola's Hammer finds Ben Tucker working for the Fayette County Sheriff's Department, being sued by the family of a drug dealer he accidentally killed, living in a chickenhouse with a messed up Viet Nam veteran because his wife kicked him out of his own house, and grooming a problem with alcohol that is pushing him closer to ...

34,50 CHF