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  • The Fantastic by Tsvetan Todorov
    The Fantastic (Multiple languages, Paperback) Tsvetan Todorov

    In The Fantastic, Tzvetan Todorov seeks to examine both generic theory and a particular genre, moving back and forth between a poetics of the fantastic itself and a metapoetics or theory of theorizing.

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  • Handbook of Nature Study by Anna Botsford Comstock
    Handbook of Nature Study (English, Paperback) Anna Botsford Comstock

    A matchless handbook for decades, this classic work has been the natural history bible for countless teachers and others who seek information about their environment.

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  • The Birds of Costa Rica by Richard Garrigues
    The Birds of Costa Rica (English, Paperback) Richard Garrigues, Robert Dean

    A new, updated edition of the one compact, portable, and user-friendly field guide the novice or experienced birder needs to identify birds in the field in the diverse habitats found in Costa Rica.

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  • The Birds at My Table by Darryl Jones
    The Birds at My Table (English, Paperback) Darryl Jones

    Darryl Jones is fascinated by bird feeders. Not the containers supplying food to our winged friends, but the people who fill the containers.Why do people do this? Jones asks in The Birds at My Table. Does the food even benefit the birds? What are the unintended consequences of providing additional food to our winged friends?Jones takes us on a...

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  • Introduction to Manuscript Studies by Raymond Clemens
    Introduction to Manuscript Studies (English, Paperback) Raymond Clemens, Professor Timothy Graham

    A comprehensive and accessible orientation to the field of medieval manuscript studies.

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  • Thinking in Time by Suzanne Guerlac
    Thinking in Time (English, Paperback) Suzanne Guerlac

    In recent years, we have grown accustomed to philosophical language that is intensely self-conscious and rhetorically thick, often tragic in tone. It is enlivening to read Bergson, who exerts so little rhetorical pressure while exacting such...

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  • Limits to Decolonization by Penelope Anthias
    Limits to Decolonization (English, Paperback) Penelope Anthias

    Penelope Anthias's Limits to Decolonization addresses one of the most important issues in contemporary indigenous politics: struggles for territory. Based on the experience of thirty-six Guarani communities in the Bolivian Chaco, Anthias reveals how two decades of indigenous mapping and land titling have failed to reverse a historical...

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  • The Search for God in Ancient Egypt by Jan Assmann
    The Search for God in Ancient Egypt (English, Paperback) Jan Assmann

    First English-language edition, with revisions and additions by the author. This classic work by one of the world's most distinguished Egyptologists was first published in German in 1984. The Search for God in Ancient Egypt offers a distillation of...

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  • The Rise of Christian Democracy in Europe by Stathis N. Kalyvas
    The Rise of Christian Democracy in Europe (English, Paperback) Stathis N. Kalyvas

    Although dominant in West European politics for more than a century, Christian Democratic parties remain largely unexplored and little understood. An investigation of how political identities and parties form, this book considers the origins of...

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  • Rule of Darkness by Patrick Brantlinger
    Rule of Darkness (English, Paperback) Patrick Brantlinger

    A major contribution to the cultural and literary history of the Victorian age, this book maps the complex relationship between Victorian literary forms, genres, and theories and imperialist, racist ideology.

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  • Next Line, Please by David Lehman
    Next Line, Please (English, Paperback) Angela Ball

    In this book, David Lehman, the longtime series editor of the Best American Poetry, offers a masterclass in writing in form and collaborative composition. An inspired compilation of his weekly column on the American Scholar website, Next Line, Please makes the case for poetry open to all. Next Line, Please gathers in one place the popular...

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  • Tax Havens by Ronen Palan
    Tax Havens (English, Paperback) Ronen Palan, Richard Murphy

    This book provide an up-to-date evaluation of the role and function of tax havens in the global financial system-their history, inner workings, impact, extent, and enforcement. They make clear that tax havens have a major impact on the global economy.

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  • The Sungod's Journey through the Netherworld by Andreas Schweizer
    The Sungod's Journey through the Netherworld (English, Hardback) Andreas Schweizer

    Schweizer guides the reader through the Amduat, offering a psychological interpretation of its principal textual and iconographic elements. He draws on Jungian archetypes to identify similar expressions about the afterlife in other world cultures.

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  • Franz Liszt by Alan Walker
    Franz Liszt (English, Paperback) Alan Walker

    The first volume in Alan Walker's magisterial biography of Franz Liszt.

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  • One Billion Hungry by Gordon Conway
    One Billion Hungry (English, Paperback) Gordon Conway

    In this book, one of the world's foremost experts on global food needs explains the many interrelated issues critical to our global food supply from the science of agricultural advances to the politics of food security.

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  • Birds of Nicaragua by Liliana Chavarria-Duriaux
    Birds of Nicaragua (English, Paperback) Liliana Chavarria-Duriaux, David C. Hille

    Birders in Central America have long known that Nicaragua is one of the best birding locations in the world, and with tourism to the country on the upswing, birders from the rest of the world are now coming to the same conclusion. The largest country in Central America, Nicaragua is home to 763 resident and passage birds, by latest count...

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  • Chinese Economic Statecraft by William J. Norris
    Chinese Economic Statecraft (English, Paperback) William J. Norris

    In Chinese Economic Statecraft, William J. Norris introduces an innovative theory that pinpoints how states employ economic tools of national power to pursue their strategic objectives. Norris shows what Chinese economic statecraft is, how it works, and why it is more or less...

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  • Interview Research in Political Science by Layna Mosley
    Interview Research in Political Science (English, Paperback) Layna Mosley

    A vital resource for graduate students in political science that provides discipline-specific training in selecting interviewees, conducting interviews, and using the data thus collected.

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  • Air Plants by David H. Benzing
    Air Plants (English, Hardback) David H. Benzing

    David H. Benzing explains in nontechnical language the anatomical and physiological adaptations that allow ephiphytes to conserve water, thrive without the benefit of soil, and engage in unusual relationships with animals.

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  • Border Work by Madeleine Reeves
    Border Work (English, Paperback) Madeleine Reeves

    Through an ethnography of social and spatial practice at the limits of the state, this book explores the contested work of producing and policing "territorial integrity" when significant stretches of new international borders remain to be conclusively demarcated or effectively policed.

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