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  • Daily Rituals
    Daily Rituals (English, Paperback) Mason Currey

    'Utterly fascinating' Daisy Goodwin, Sunday Times

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  • The Conquest of Bread
    The Conquest of Bread (English, Paperback) Peter Kropotkin

    Focuses on the beliefs which surged around the world in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and which have a renewed relevance and poignancy. This book shows how modern society is organized with the brutal, narrow few clinging onto their wealth and privileges at the expense of the many.

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  • The Art Of Memory
    The Art Of Memory (English, Paperback) Frances A. Yates

    Based on a technique of impressing 'places' and 'images' on the mind, the ancient Greeks created an elaborate memory system which in turn was inherited by the Romans and passed into the European tradition, to be revived, in occult form, during the Renaissance.

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  • The Discarded Image
    The Discarded Image (English, Paperback) C. S. Lewis

    Paints a lucid picture of the medieval world view, providing the historical and cultural background to the literature of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

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  • A History of Religious Ideas: From the Stone Age to the Eleusinian Mysteries v. 1
    A History of Religious Ideas: From the Stone Age to the Eleusinian Mysteries v. 1 (Multiple languages, Paperback) Mircea Eliade

    "No one has done so much as Mr. Eliade to inform literature students in the West about 'primitive' and Oriental religions. . . . Everyone who cares about the human adventure will find new information and new angles of vision."--Martin E. Marty, New York Times Book Review

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  • The History of Sexuality
    The History of Sexuality (English, Paperback) Michel Foucault

    Here, one of France's greatest intellectuals explores the evolving social, economic and political forces that have shaped our attitudes to sex. Foucault describes how we are in the process of making a science of sex which is devoted to the analysis of desire rather than the increase of pleasure.

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  • Jung: A Very Short Introduction
    Jung: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Anthony Stevens

    Explains the basic concepts of Jungian psychology, and examines Jung's views on such disparate subjects as myth, religion, alchemy, 'sychronicity', and the psychology of gender differences. This book also discusses the stages of life, Jung's theory of psychological types, the interpretation of dreams, and the practice of Jungian analysis.

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  • The Fearless Benjamin Lay
    The Fearless Benjamin Lay (Hardback) Marcus Rediker

    The extraordinary story of one of the first British men to oppose slavery

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  • Lost Enlightenment
    Lost Enlightenment (English, Paperback) S. Frederick Starr

    In this sweeping and richly illustrated history, S. Frederick Starr tells the fascinating but largely unknown story of Central Asia's medieval enlightenment through the eventful lives and astonishing accomplishments of its greatest minds--remarkable figures who built a bridge to the modern world. Because nearly all of these figures wrote in Arabic, they were long assumed to have been Arabs. In...

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  • The History of Sexuality
    The History of Sexuality (English, Paperback) Michel Foucault

    Offers an account of the emergence of Christianity from the Ancient World. Foucault describes the stranger byways of Greek medicine (with its advice on the healthiest season for sex and exercise and diet), the permitted ways of courting young boys, and the economists' ideas about the role of women.

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  • Freud
    Freud (English, Hardback) Joel Whitebook

    This book presents a radical look at the founder of psychoanalysis in his broader cultural context, addressing critical issues and challenging stereotypes.

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  • Event
    Event (English, Paperback) Slavoj Zizek

    An Event can be an occurrence that shatters ordinary life, a radical political rupture, a transformation of reality, a religious belief, the rise of a new art form, or an intense experience such as falling in love. This book examines the new and highly-contested concept of Event.

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  • The Story of Pain
    The Story of Pain (English, Paperback) Joanna Bourke

    The story of pain and suffering since the eighteenth century. Prize-winning historian Joanna Bourke charts how our understanding of pain (and how to cope with it) has changed completely over the last three centuries.

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  • The Scientific Outlook
    The Scientific Outlook (English, Paperback) Bertrand Russell

    Explores the nature and scope of scientific knowledge, the increased power of nature that science affords and the changes in the lives of human beings that result from different forms of science.

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  • The Philosophers' Secret Fire
    The Philosophers' Secret Fire (English, Paperback) Patrick Harpur

    In this dazzling history of the imagination, Patrick Harpur links together fields as far apart as Greek philosophy and depth psychology, Renaissance magic and tribal ritual, Romantic poetry and modern models of the Universe, to trace how myths have been used to make sense of the world.

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  • A Case of Hysteria
    A Case of Hysteria (English, Paperback) Sigmund Freud

    A Case of Hysteria reveals how Freud dealt with patients and interpreted their statements. A crucial text in the development of his theories, it is famous for its literary qualities, and the story of 'Dora' and her unhappy family is as dramatic as a modern novel. This new translation includes a fascinating introduction to the work.

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  • The Last of the Light
    The Last of the Light (English, Paperback) Peter Davidson

    A meditation on twilight in Western thought, painting and literature, which combines memoir, literature and art history.

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  • The Penguin History of Economics
    The Penguin History of Economics (Paperback) Professor Roger E. Backhouse

    Presents a history of economic thought since the ancient world. This book discusses from Homer to Marx to John Stuart Mill. It shows how to keep your Keynsians from your post-Keynsians and New Keynsians.

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  • The Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction
    The Renaissance: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Jerry Brotton

    This wide-ranging exploration of the Renaissance sees the period as a time of unprecedented intellectual excitement and cultural experimentation and interaction on a global scale. It guides the reader through the key issues that defined the period, from art, architecture, and literature, to advances in science, trade and travel.

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  • Ancient Wisdom in the Age of the New Science
    Ancient Wisdom in the Age of the New Science (English, Paperback) Dmitri Levitin

    A groundbreaking, revisionist account of the importance of the history of philosophy to intellectual change - scientific, philosophical and religious - in seventeenth-century England.

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