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Product Description: A work in three parts, which starts with aphorisms in ""How Not to Be a Ruminant,"" shifts to essays in ""Weights and Counterweights,"" and concludes with poetry in ""By the Metre."" Some arguments appear in more than one section, and include nationalism, class, free will, religion, literature, and the arts, but the theme of human relationships runs through the entire book...read more

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9781908251275 | Dufour Editions, August 15, 2014, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A work in three parts, which starts with aphorisms in ""How Not to Be a Ruminant,"" shifts to essays in ""Weights and Counterweights,"" and concludes with poetry in ""By the Metre.

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Product Description: Allan Cameron's latest book about language, languages, writing and printing is the distillation of a lifetime of experiencing and dealing with these issues through a variety of jobs. For him, language is not simply the essence of what is to be human - it is a ""gift from history"" or part of an entity built up over centuries that governs our thinking and is implanted in our brains by society...read more

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9780956056009 | Dufour Editions, December 15, 2008, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Allan Cameron's latest book about language, languages, writing and printing is the distillation of a lifetime of experiencing and dealing with these issues through a variety of jobs.

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Product Description: This book deals with the origins of language to argue its centrality to humanity and the naturalness of bilingualism and multilingualism, but also examines how writing and printing built on that centrality to develop the ""social mind"" - the sum of knowledge within any given society...read more

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9781908251244 | Reprint edition (Dufour Editions, January 15, 2014), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: This book deals with the origins of language to argue its centrality to humanity and the naturalness of bilingualism and multilingualism, but also examines how writing and printing built on that centrality to develop the ""social mind"" - the sum of knowledge within any given society.

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Product Description: This is a collection of eleven short stories whose common theme is the heroism of our flawed lives. It explores the arduousness of people s lives and covers such diverse subjects as human solidarity, generational change, single parenthood, domestic violence, the tragic complexity of revolution, police brutality, artistic hubris, and the limitations of rationalism...read more

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9781908251084 | Dufour Editions, October 15, 2012, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: This is a collection of eleven short stories whose common theme is the heroism of our flawed lives.

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Product Description: Looks at the political and social history of the Gold Coast in West Africa from the early 16th century to the second half of the 18th. The book examines how political entities in Nzema were structured territorially, as well as the formation of ruling groups and aspects of their political, economic, and military actions...read more

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9780230117761 | 1 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, December 15, 2011), cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Looks at the political and social history of the Gold Coast in West Africa from the early 16th century to the second half of the 18th.

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Product Description: These short stories tentatively look at different themes such as compassion, passivity and their opposites, which are not, of course, original themes, as none exist. The stories are told in different keys, and some characters appear in more than one story...read more

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9781908251008 | Dufour Editions, December 15, 2011, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: These short stories tentatively look at different themes such as compassion, passivity and their opposites, which are not, of course, original themes, as none exist.

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Product Description: This major new biography recounts the extraordinary life of one of the most creative figures in Western culture, weaving together the multiple threads of Michelangelo's life and times with a brilliant analysis of his greatest works...read more

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9780745640051 | Polity Pr, September 15, 2009, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: This major new biography recounts the extraordinary life of one of the most creative figures in Western culture, weaving together the multiple threads of Michelangelo's life and times with a brilliant analysis of his greatest works.

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9780745640068 | Polity Pr, September 30, 2011, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This major new biography recounts the extraordinary life of one of the most creative figures in Western culture, weaving together the multiple threads of Michelangelo's life and times with a brilliant analysis of his greatest works.

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Product Description: In The Nocturnal Library, we have the maniacal that we all know from our own dreams: a dreamer's lack of control and a dreamer's dogged acceptance of the absurd. Here we have the dream as paranoia and the vain struggle to understand the rules that govern life...read more
By Allan Cameron (trans)

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9780956056054 | Dufour Editions, December 15, 2010, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In The Nocturnal Library, we have the maniacal that we all know from our own dreams: a dreamer's lack of control and a dreamer's dogged acceptance of the absurd.

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Product Description: The elusive and unstable realities of Gorbachev's Russia prove to be fertile ground for Alessandro Barbero's great skills as a storyteller, and this masterpiece, The Anonymous Novel, is full of many varied characters and the discussion of endless themes concerning not only the Soviet Union and it final days but also, dare one say it, the human condition in any age and any country...read more
By Allan Cameron (trans)

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9780956056047 | Dufour Editions, December 15, 2010, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: The elusive and unstable realities of Gorbachev's Russia prove to be fertile ground for Alessandro Barbero's great skills as a storyteller, and this masterpiece, The Anonymous Novel, is full of many varied characters and the discussion of endless themes concerning not only the Soviet Union and it final days but also, dare one say it, the human condition in any age and any country.

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Product Description: The presbyopic poet cannot focus on ""the self as subject"", but only on what is distant. This collection of poetry attempts to detach the writer from the obsessions that have dominated poetry for so long: sentiment, love, feelings and the autobiographical in general...read more

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9780956056030 | Dufour Editions, December 15, 2009, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The presbyopic poet cannot focus on ""the self as subject"", but only on what is distant.

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Product Description: This historical and scientific study of psychoanalysis and its founding group brings together Luciano Mecacci's own work and existing material, and presents the reading public with a story that is not only fascinating and terrible but also essential and thought-provoking, given the enormous influence of Freud's ideas on European art, writing and wider culture throughout most of the twentieth century...read more
By Allan Cameron (trans)

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9780956056016 | Dufour Editions, December 15, 2009, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This historical and scientific study of psychoanalysis and its founding group brings together Luciano Mecacci's own work and existing material, and presents the reading public with a story that is not only fascinating and terrible but also essential and thought-provoking, given the enormous influence of Freud's ideas on European art, writing and wider culture throughout most of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: Since the early 1990s there has been a trend towards narrative complexity within popular cinema. This book examines a number of contemporary films that play overtly with narrative structure, raising questions of chance and destiny, memory and history, simultaneity and the representation of time...read more

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9780230210417 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 15, 2008, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Since the early 1990s there has been a trend towards narrative complexity within popular cinema.

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Product Description: What adventure novelist could have invented the life of Giuseppe Garibaldi? The revolutionary, soldier, politician, and greatest figure in the fight for Italian unification, Garibaldi (1807-1882) brought off almost as many dramatic exploits in the Americas as he did in Europe, becoming an international freedom fighter, earning the title of the "hero of two worlds," and making himself perhaps the most famous and beloved man of his century...read more

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9780691115405 | Princeton Univ Pr, August 13, 2007, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: What adventure novelist could have invented the life of Giuseppe Garibaldi?

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For Lucian Heatherington-Jones, an adolescent from Croydon, his meeting with a mirth-seeking sect plunges him into a series of nightmarish metamorphoses from which he can only be saved by the wise and magnanimous Fotis.

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9781842820575 | Luath Pr, June 1, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: For Lucian Heatherington-Jones, an adolescent from Croydon, his meeting with a mirth-seeking sect plunges him into a series of nightmarish metamorphoses from which he can only be saved by the wise and magnanimous Fotis.

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