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  • The Elements of Psychological Case Report Writing in Australia

    Edited by Nadine J. Pelling, Lorelle J. Burton

    The Elements of Psychological Case Report Writing in Australia is a comprehensive and applied review of material required for basic case conceptualisation and report writing in Australia. This book is the first of its kind to offer a one-step resource to success in submitting concise case reports…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • A Student's Dictionary of Psychology and Neuroscience

    6th Edition

    By Nicky Hayes, Peter Stratton

    This is the essential reference work for any student studying psychology for the first time. Packed with easy-to-understand definitions and helpful diagrams, the new edition has been expanded to include the key concepts within the growing field of neuroscience, as well as greater coverage of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21
    Routledge

  • The Death and Life of Great American Cities

    By Martin Fuller, Ryan Moore

    Despite having no formal training in urban planning, Jane Jacobs deftly explores the strengths and weaknesses of policy arguments put forward by American urban planners in the era after World War II. They believed that the efficient movement of cars was of more value in the development of US cities…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Crusades

    Islamic Perspectives

    By Robert Houghton, Damien Peters

    For many centuries, the history of the crusades, as written by Western historians, was based solidly on Western sources. Evidence from the Islamic societies that the crusaders attacked was used only sparingly – in part because it was hard for most westerners to read, and in part because much of it…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The King's Two Bodies

    A Study in Medieval Political Theology

    By Simon Thomson

    Few historians trace grand themes across many centuries and places, but Ernst Kantorowicz's great work on the symbolic powers of kingship is a fine example of what can happen when they do. The King's Two Bodies is at once a superb example of the critical thinking skill of evaluation – assessing…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The First Crusade and the Idea of Crusading

    By Damien Peters

    Perhaps no work of history written in the 20th century has done more to undermine an existing consensus and cause its readers to re-evaluate their own preconceptions than has Jonathan Riley-Smith's revisionist account of the motives of the first crusaders. Riley-Smith's thesis – based on extensive…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Night Battles

    Witchcraft and Agrarian Cults in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

    By Etienne Stockland, Luke Freeman

    In The Night Battles, Carlo Ginzburg does more than introduce his readers to a novel group of supposed witches – the Benandanti, from the northern Italian province of Friulia. He also invents and deploys new and creative ways of tackling his source material that allow him to move beyond their…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Return of Martin Guerre

    By Joseph Tendler

    Few stories are more captivating than the one told by Natalie Zemon Davis in The Return of Martin Guerre. Basing her research on records of a bizarre court case that occurred in 16th-century France, she uses the tale of a missing soldier – whose disappearance threatens the livelihood of his peasant…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The Structure of Scientific Revolutions

    By Jo Hedesan, Joseph Tendler

    Thomas Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions can be seen, without exaggeration, as a landmark text in intellectual history. In his analysis of shifts in scientific thinking, Kuhn questioned the prevailing view that science was an unbroken progression towards the truth. Progress was…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • The World Turned Upside Down

    Radical Ideas During the English Revolution

    By Harman Bhogal, Liam Haydon

    Few works of history have succeeded so completely in forcing their readers to take a fresh look at the evidence as Christopher Hill's The World Turned Upside Down – and that achievement is rooted firmly in Hill's exceptional problem-solving skills. Traditional interpretations of the English Civil…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Common Sense

    By Ian Jackson

    Thomas Paine’s 1776 Common Sense has secured an unshakeable place as one of history’s most explosive and revolutionary books. A slim pamphlet published at the beginning of the American Revolution, it was so widely read that it remains the all-time best selling book in US history. An impassioned…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Discipline and Punish

    By Meghan Kallman, Rachele Dini

    Michel Foucault is famous as one of the 20th-century’s most innovative thinkers – and his work on Discipline and Punish was so original and offered models so useful to other scholars that the book now ranks among the most influential academic works ever published. Foucault’s aim is to trace the way…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

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