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  • Self-Evident
    Self-Evident Truths (Multiple languages, Hardback) Richard D. Brown

    From a distinguished historian, a detailed and compelling examination of how the early Republic struggled with the idea that "all men are created equal"

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    Moses (Multiple languages, Hardback) Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg

    An unprecedented portrait of Moses's inner world and perplexing character, by a distinguished biblical scholar

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  • Secular
    Secular Buddhism (Multiple languages, Hardback) Stephen Batchelor

    An essential collection of Stephen Batchelor's most probing and important work on secular Buddhism

    $24.54 $27.50
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  • Rabbi
    Rabbi Akiva (Multiple languages, Hardback) Barry W. Holtz

    A compelling and lucid account of the life and teachings of a founder of rabbinic Judaism and one of the most beloved heroes of Jewish history

    $22.41 $25.00
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  • John
    John Knox (English, Paperback) Jane Dawson

    Jane Dawson has written the definitive life of John Knox, a leader of the Protestant Reformation in sixteenth-century Scotland. Based in large part on previously unavailable sources, including the recently discovered papers of Knox’s close friend and colleague Christopher Goodman, Dawson’s biography challenges the traditionally held stereotype of this founder of the Presbyterian denomination as...

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    Materialism (English, Hardback) Terry Eagleton

    A brilliant introduction to the philosophical concept of materialism and its relevance to contemporary science and culture

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  • Interaction
    Interaction of Color (Multiple languages, Paperback) Josef Albers

    The 50th anniversary edition of a classic text, featuring an expanded selection of color studies

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  • When
    When Crime Pays (Multiple languages, Hardback) Milan Vaishnav

    The first thorough study of the co-existence of crime and democratic processes in Indian politics

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    English Medieval Embroidery (English, Hardback) Clare Browne

    In medieval Europe, embroidered textiles were indispensable symbols of wealth and power. Owing to their quality, complexity, and magnificence, English embroideries enjoyed international demand and can be traced in Continental sources as opus anglicanum (English work). This sumptuously illustrated book draws on new research and detailed photography to offer an introduction to their design,...

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  • Intelligence
    Intelligence in the Flesh (Multiple languages, Paperback) Guy Claxton

    If you think that intelligence emanates from the mind and that reasoning necessitates the suppression of emotion, you’d better think again—or rather not “think” at all. In his provocative new book, Guy Claxton draws on the latest findings in neuroscience and psychology to reveal how our bodies—long dismissed as mere conveyances—actually constitute the core of our intelligent life. From the...

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    A Field Guide to Long Island Sound (English, Paperback) Patrick J. Lynch

    A lavishly illustrated and long-overdue guidebook to the rich natural history of Long Island Sound and its coastlines, a region beloved by millions of people

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  • Learning
    Learning Irish (Multiple languages, Mixed media product) Micheal O'Siadhail

    A standard introductory course to the Irish language. It does not presuppose prior knowledge of Irish and gives thorough coverage of the grammatical patterns of the language. It includes texts and exercises that are presented in an authentic, interesting, conversational style and in carefully graded stages.

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    The Most Good You Can Do (English, Paperback) Peter Singer

    From the ethicist the New Yorker calls "the most influential living philosopher," a new way of thinking about living ethically

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  • What
    What Playwrights Talk About When They Talk About Writing (Multiple languages, Hardback) Jeffrey Sweet

    The art and craft of playwriting as explored in candid conversations with some of the most important contemporary dramatists

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  • Two
    Two Centuries of American Still-Life Painting (Multiple languages, Hardback) William H. Gerdts

    Showcasing a treasured private collection amassed over several decades, this publication represents the beauty and complexity of still-life painting in the United States. More than 65 works from the Hevrdejs collection, many of which have never been on public view, are accompanied by comprehensive and accessible explanations that contextualize their role in the ongoing development of the genre....

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    The Less You Know, the Better You Sleep (English, Hardback) David Satter

    Once you accept that the impossible is really possible, what happens in Russia makes perfect sense

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  • Manual
    Manual of Ornithology (Multiple languages, Paperback) Noble S. Proctor, Patrick J. Lynch

    This visual guide to the structure and anatomy of birds contains more than 200 specially prepared accurate drawings. The text is written for undergraduate students and to bird lovers in general, and discusses why birds look and act the way they do.

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  • Dirty
    Dirty Old London (Multiple languages, Paperback) Lee Jackson

    In Victorian London, filth was everywhere: horse traffic filled the streets with dung, household rubbish went uncollected, cesspools brimmed with "night soil," graveyards teemed with rotting corpses, the air itself was choked with smoke. In this intimately visceral book, Lee Jackson guides us through the underbelly of the Victorian metropolis, introducing us to the men and women who...

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  • Holy
    Holy Rus' (Multiple languages, Hardback) John P. Burgess

    A fascinating, vivid, and on-the-ground account of Russian Orthodoxy's resurgence

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    The Master and His Emissary (Multiple languages, Paperback) Iain McGilchrist

    Now available in a larger format, this title offers a fascinating exploration of the differences between the brain's right and left hemispheres and their effects on society, history, and culture.

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