The Art of Mindful Baking explains how the act of baking provides a practical meditation that delivers a wealth of physical, mental and social benefits.
More than one fifth of all known life forms on this planet are beetles. This title uncovers 600 significant examples, selected as part of a genome program.
Conservative pundits allege that the pervasive liberalism of America's colleges and universities has detrimental effects on undergraduates, most particularly right-leaning ones. Yet not enough attention has actually been paid to young conservatives to test these claims--until now. In Becoming Right, Amy Binder and Kate Wood carefully explore who conservative students are, and how their beliefs and political activism relate to ...
The celebrated British actor and star of TV series "Minder" talks candidly, humorously and sensitively about his adoption, career and life. Now in paperback.
The moving and tragic story of the young girl who married legendary London gangster Reggie Kray in 1965. A fresh perspective on life in the Kray's inner circle. To be serialised in the "Daily Mail".
Elliptic Tales describes the latest developments in number theory by looking at one of the most exciting unsolved problems in contemporary mathematics--the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer Conjecture. In this book, Avner Ash and Robert Gross guide readers through the mathematics they need to understand this captivating problem.
Zhao's authoritative and insightful analysis of key factors that greatly impact Japan's policymaking will be of significant appeal in view of the intense contemporary interest in Japan's relationships with other countries. Four cases involving Japan's relations with China demonstrate the author's conclusions that a complexity of societal, cultural, and institutional elements interact to fashion policy. The principles and mechanisms examined ...
Major strides have been made in face processing in the last ten years due to the fast growing need for security in various locations around the globe. A human eye can discern the details of a specific face with relative ease. It is this level of detail that researchers are striving to create with ever evolving computer technologies that will ...
Worldly Philosopher chronicles the times and writings of Albert O. Hirschman, one of the twentieth century's most original and provocative thinkers. In this gripping biography, Jeremy Adelman tells the story of a man shaped by modern horrors and hopes, a worldly intellectual who fought for and wrote in defense of the values of tolerance and change. This is the first ...
Supported with remarkable illustrations and photography, Roden interweaves memories of his own present day travels by train with diary excerpts of ambulance train nurses, returning POWs, drivers that put their lives in danger for everyone on board and other key voices.
The Origins and History of Consciousness draws on a full range of world mythology to show how individual consciousness undergoes the same archetypal stages of development as human consciousness as a whole. Erich Neumann was one of C. G. Jung's most creative students and a renowned practitioner of analytical psychology in his own right. In this influential book, Neumann shows ...
A charming and trenchant anthology of journalism and criticism in the "Telegraph" from 1951 onwards, from much-loved writer John Betjeman, as he gives voice to unease at displacement of Britain's wonderful old with the new. To be heavily supported in the "Telegraph".
An anthology of the Telegraph's best and most interesting interviews, match reports, letters and obituaries on the greatest sport champions throughout history. The selection will be structured around the sporting calender year across all sports. The editor is the Telegraph's former Assistant Sports Editor.
The study of Homeric imitations in Vergil has one of the longest traditions in Western culture, starting from the very moment the Aeneid was circulated. Homeric Effects in Vergil's Narrative is the first English translation of one of the most important and influential modern studies in this tradition. In this revised and expanded edition, Alessandro Barchiesi advances innovative approaches even ...
One of the most important and controversial books in modern American politics, The Emerging Republican Majority (1969) explained how Richard Nixon won the White House in 1968--and why the Republicans would go on to dominate presidential politics for the next quarter century. Rightly or wrongly, the book has widely been seen as a blueprint for how Republicans, using the so-called ...
Literally impossible to put down' New York Times Book Review Gordon Thomas has a grasp of history...this is one of the few books to have captured the true nature of the Israeli Government and the though process of the Israeli power elite.