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The Iron Heel

The Iron Heel

While he is best known for his stories of adventure in the outdoors, such as "White Fang" and "The Call of the Wild, " London also wrote a significant body of science fiction, including the caveman novel, "Before Adam" (1906), the post-holocaust novel, "The Scarlet Plague" (1912), and "The Star Rover, " a book about a convict under torture who ...

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Sustainability and Policy

Sustainability and Policy

Two of the greatest problems facing the human race today are poverty and the threat to the natural environment. Economic growth is routinely advocated as the solution to poverty, but the natural environment is already threatened by current levels of economic activity. This book examines both economic and ecological approaches to this dilemma, and considers policy issues for industrial economies. ...

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Song of Freedom: My Journey from the Abyss

Song of Freedom: My ...

Song of Freedom is a wake-up call to Western civilization! Moore's gripping account of her extraordinary life takes us to extremes of human experience -- from depravity beyond comprehension to the triumph of one child's unassailable spirit. Song of Freedom dares us to take off the blinders we wear to what lies buried in our societal closets. Those who dare ...

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Shivers: A New Breed of Terror

Shivers: A New Breed ...

A short time after the death of Billy Lampford, the people of Ridgeland are slowly putting their lives back in order. Now it's November, and almost time for the annual Turtle Festival. Thousands of people will be in attendance for the event, and that's what worries the Chief, because there's a new killer in town...and people are already beginning to ...

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Shivers: A New Breed of Terror

Shivers: A New Breed ...

A short time after the death of Billy Lampford, the people of Ridgeland are slowly putting their lives back in order. Now it's November, and almost time for the annual Turtle Festival. Thousands of people will be in attendance for the event, and that's what worries the Chief, because there's a new killer in town...and people are already beginning to ...

27,90 CHF

The Constructivist Moment

The Constructivist Moment

As one of the founding poets and editors of the Language School of poetry and one of its central theorists, Barrett Watten has consistently challenged the boundaries of literature and art. In The Constructivist Moment, he offers a series of theoretically informed and textually sensitive readings that advance a revisionist account of the avant-garde through the methodologies of cultural studies. ...

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From Slash and Burn to Replanting: Green Revolutions in the Indonesia Uplands

From Slash and Burn ...

What are the alternatives to slash-and-burn in the Indonesian uplands? Based on fieldwork conducted in 1997 in some 40 small regions throughout Indonesia, as well as an extensive literature review, "From Slash and Burn to Replanting, " examines these alternatives. Economic and ecological changes in Indonesia, were critical during 1997 and 1998. The currency and economic crisis struck city dwellers, ...

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John Locke and the Origins of Private Property

John Locke and the ...

John Locke's attempt to justify private property is one of the central elements in his political philosophy. Matthew Kramer's new book explores in depth the Lockean theory of property, along with many other aspects of Locke's political thought. Drawing on the techniques of analytic philosophy, Kramer offers some rigorous and extensive techniques of Locke's arguments. While subsequently investigating the consequences ...

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Modern Modalities

Modern Modalities

The word "modem" in the title of this book refers primarily to post-medieval discussions, but it also hints at those medieval mo­ dal theories which were considered modem in contradistinction to ancient conceptions and which in different ways influenced philosophical discussions during the early modem period. The me­ dieval developments are investigated in the opening paper, 'The Foundations of Modality ...

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John Locke and the Origins of Private Property

John Locke and the ...

John Locke's labor theory of property is one of the seminal ideas of political philosophy and served to establish its author's reputation as one of the leading social and political thinkers of all time. Through it Locke addressed many of his most pressing concerns, and earned a reputation as an outstanding spokesman for political individualism - a reputation that lingers ...

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Maurice Maeterlinck

Maurice Maeterlinck

CONTENTSIntroduction and Biographical OutlineFirst Poems: "Serres Chaudes"First Plays: "La Princesse Maleine, " "Les Aveugles, " "L'Intruse, " Les Sept Princesses."Pell?as et M?lisande"Trois Petits Drames pour Marionnettes"Early PlaysPhilosophic Studies: Ruysbroeck, Emerson, and NovalisLater Poems: "Quinze Chansons"Aglavaine et S?lysette"First Essays: "Le Tr?sor des Humbles", "La Sagesse et La Destin?e"Three Plays: "Sour Beatrice, " "Ardiane et Barbe Bleue, " and "Joyzelle"La Vie des ...

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