• The Causes of the English Revolution 1529-1642 book cover

    The Causes of the English Revolution 1529-1642

    By Lawrence Stone

    Dividing the nation and causing massive political change, the English Civil War remains one of the most decisive and dramatic conflicts of English history. Lawrence Stone's account of the factors leading up to the deposition of Charles I in 1642 is widely regarded as a classic in the field.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
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  • The Singularity of Literature book cover

    The Singularity of Literature

    By Derek Attridge

    The Iliad and Beowulf provide rich sources of historical information. The novels of Henry Fielding and Henry James may be instructive in the art of moral living. Some go further and argue that Emile Zola and Harriet Beecher Stowe played a part in ameliorating the lives of those existing in harsh…

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    Stone Age Economics

    By Marshall Sahlins

    Since its first publication over forty years ago Marshall Sahlins's Stone Age Economics has established itself as a classic of modern anthropology and arguably one of the founding works of anthropological economics. Ambitiously tackling the nature of economic life and how to study it comparatively,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-25
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  • Crime Control As Industry: Towards Gulags, Western Style book cover

    Crime Control As Industry

    Towards Gulags, Western Style

    By Nils Christie

    Crime Control As Industry, translated into many languages, is a modern classic of criminology and sociology. Nils Christie, one of the leading criminologists of his era, argues that crime control, rather than crime itself is the real danger for our future. Prison populations, especially in Russia…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28
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    Psychological Types

    By Carl Jung

    Psychological Types is one of Jung's most important and famous works. First published in English by Routledge in the early 1920s it appeared after Jung's so-called fallow period, during which he published little, and it is perhaps the first significant book to appear after his own confrontation…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
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  • Sanity, Madness and the Family book cover

    Sanity, Madness and the Family

    By R.D Laing, Aaron Esterson

    In the late 1950s the psychiatrist R.D.Laing and psychoanalyst Aaron Esterson spent five years interviewing eleven families of female patients diagnosed as 'schizophrenic'. Sanity, Madness and the Family is the result of their work. Eleven vivid case studies, often dramatic and disturbing, reveal…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
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  • The Philosopher's Dog book cover

    The Philosopher's Dog

    By Raimond Gaita

    In this beautifully written book Raimond Gaita tells inspirational, poignant, sometimes funny but never sentimental stories of the dogs, cats and cockatoos that lived and died within his own family. He asks fascinating questions about animals: Is it wrong to attribute the concepts of love, devotion…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
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  • Lines: A Brief History book cover

    Lines

    A Brief History

    By Tim Ingold

    What do walking, weaving, observing, storytelling, singing, drawing and writing have in common? The answer is that they all proceed along lines. In this extraordinary book Tim Ingold imagines a world in which everyone and everything consists of interwoven or interconnected lines and lays the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11
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  • The Impact of Science on Society book cover

    The Impact of Science on Society

    By Bertrand Russell

    Many of the revolutionary effects of science and technology are obvious enough. Bertrand Russell saw in the 1950s that there are also many negative aspects of scientific innovation. Insightful and controversial in equal measure, Russell argues that science offers the world greater well-being than…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11
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    Can "It" Happen Again?

    Essays on Instability and Finance

    By Hyman Minsky

    In the winter of 1933, the American financial and economic system collapsed. Since then economists, policy makers and financial analysts throughout the world have been haunted by the question of whether "It" can happen again. In 2008 "It" very nearly happened again as banks and mortgage lenders in…

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  • From Puritanism to Postmodernism: A History of American Literature book cover

    From Puritanism to Postmodernism

    A History of American Literature

    By Richard Ruland, Malcolm Bradbury

    Widely acknowledged as a contemporary classic that has introduced thousands of readers to American literature, From Puritanism to Postmodernism: A History of American Literature brilliantly charts the fascinating story of American literature from the Puritan legacy to the advent of postmodernism.…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11
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  • Aping Mankind book cover

    Aping Mankind

    By Raymond Tallis

    Neuroscience has made astounding progress in the understanding of the brain. What should we make of its claims to go beyond the brain and explain consciousness, behaviour and culture? Where should we draw the line? In this brilliant critique Raymond Tallis dismantles "Neuromania", arising out of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-04
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