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Product Description: Is this the work of a serial killer, or something far worse? FBI Agent Erin Scott intends to find out — with or without the approval of her superiors — in this visionary modern, mature re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend from acclaimed artist/creator Tyler Kirkham (New Guardians, Teen Titans, and Amazing Spider-Man)...read more

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9781939683472 | Zenescope Entertainment Inc, February 4, 2014, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Is this the work of a serial killer, or something far worse?

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This analysis of popular belief in England begins with the collapse of the medieval Church and ends with the change in the intellectual atmosphere around 1700.

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9780140137446, titled "Religion and the Decline of Magic: Studies in Popular Beliefs in Sixteenth and Seventeenth-century England" | New edition (Penguin Uk, April 25, 2012), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This analysis of popular belief in England begins with the collapse of the medieval Church and ends with the change in the intellectual atmosphere around 1700.
9780195213607 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 1997), cover price $19.95

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Product Description: WINNER, 2009 Teachers' Choice Award!GOLD MEDAL WINNER, Moonbeam Children's Book Award Winner, Mom's Choice Award® GOLD Recipient"It's a colorful world, it's a beautiful world that we live in.... We have millions of children with possibilities...read more

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9781934277133 | 1 lib/com edition (Crabtree Pub Co, February 15, 2008), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: WINNER, 2009 Teachers' Choice Award!

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Product Description: Hailed as "immediately and universally recognized as indispensable" (TLS) and "compellingly readable, richly researched, fascinatingly detailed, delightfully written" (LRB), here is a masterful exploration of the ways in which people sought to lead fulfilling lives, illuminating the central values of early modern England, while casting incidental light on some of the perennial problems of human existence...read more

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9780199247233 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 15, 2009, cover price $45.00

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9780199580835 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 29, 2010, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Hailed as "immediately and universally recognized as indispensable" (TLS) and "compellingly readable, richly researched, fascinatingly detailed, delightfully written" (LRB), here is a masterful exploration of the ways in which people sought to lead fulfilling lives, illuminating the central values of early modern England, while casting incidental light on some of the perennial problems of human existence.

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Product Description: The publication of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography in September 2004 was an event of great literary and scholarly importance. In his Leslie Stephen Lecture, commemorating the founder of the original Dictionary of National Biography, the celebrated historian Keith Thomas surveys the many earlier attempts at collective biography, considers the relationship of the Oxford DNB to them, and offers a preliminary assessment of it...read more

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9780521671187 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2005, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: The publication of the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography in September 2004 was an event of great literary and scholarly importance.

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Product Description: Roy Jenkins was a dominating figure in British politics across the four decades before his death in 2003, with an impact and legacy greater than many prime ministers of the period. These essays, by friends and associates of Roy Jenkins from every phase of his life, chart his remarkable career with insight, anecdote, and empathy...read more
By Andrew Adonis (editor) and Keith Thomas (editor)

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9780199274871 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 18, 2004, cover price $46.00 | About this edition: Roy Jenkins was a dominating figure in British politics across the four decades before his death in 2003, with an impact and legacy greater than many prime ministers of the period.

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Illustrates several occupations from farming to poetry, and analyzes how writers, theologians, economists, and journalists from antiquity to modern times have perceived the meaning of work to individual lives and to civilization. (view table of contents)
By Keith Thomas (editor)

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9780192142177 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 16, 1999, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Primal curse or sacred duty?

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9780192825315 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 31, 2001, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Illustrates several occupations from farming to poetry, and analyzes how writers, theologians, economists, and journalists from antiquity to modern times have perceived the meaning of work to individual lives and to civilization.

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Product Description: This volume is a tribute to Sir Keith Thomas, one of Britain's greatest living historians, by distinguished scholars who have been his students. They describe the changing meanings of civility and civil manners since the sixteenth century, showing how the terms were used with respect to different people--women, the English and Welsh, imperialists, businessmen--and their effects in fields as varied as sexual relations, religion, urban politics, and private life...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Peter Burke (editor), Brian Howard Harrison (editor), Paul Slack (editor) and Keith Thomas (editor)

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9780198207108 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, July 13, 2000, cover price $190.00 | About this edition: This volume is a tribute to Sir Keith Thomas, one of Britain's greatest living historians, by distinguished scholars who have been his students.

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Product Description: "Development Control" is a comprehensive introductory text for students of planning and related subjects. Drawing widely on the literature - the approach and treatment are very much geared to the needs of students on courses, rather than focusing on practical and "how-to-do-it" issues...read more

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9781857286267 | Ucl Pr Ltd, August 1, 1997, cover price $131.25 | About this edition: "Development Control" is a comprehensive introductory text for students of planning and related subjects.

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9781857286274 | Routledge, August 1, 1997, cover price $66.95 | About this edition: Development Control" is a comprehensive introductory text for students of planning and related subjects.

Throughout the ages man has struggled with his perceived place in the natural world. The idea of humans cultivating the Earth to suit specific needs is one of the greatest points of contention in this struggle. For how would have civilization progressed, if not by the clearance of the forests, the cultivation of the soil, and the conservation of wild landscape into human settlement? Yet what of the healing powers of unexploited nature, its long-term importance in the perpetuation of human civilization, and the inherent beauty of wild scenery? At no time were these questions addressed as pointedly and with such great consequence as in England between the sixteenth and late eighteenth centuries. "Between 1500 and 1800 there occurred a whole cluster of changes in the way in which men and women, at all social levels, perceived and classified the natural world around them," explains Keith Thomas. "New sensibilities arose toward animals, plants, and landscape. The relationship of man to other species was redefined; and his right to exploit those species for his own advantage was sharply challenged." Man and the Natural World aims not just to explain present interest in preserving the environment and protecting the rights of animals, but to reconstruct an earlier mental world. Thomas seeks to expose the assumptions beneath the perceptions, reasonings, and feelings of the inhabitants of early modern England toward the animals, birds, vegetation, and physical landscape among which they spent their lives, often in conditions of proximity which are now difficult for us to appreciate. It was a time when a conviction of man's ascendancy over the natural world gave way to a new concern for the environment and sense of kinship with other species. Here, for example, Thomas illustrates the changing attitudes toward the woodlands. John Morton observed in 1712, "In a country full of civilized inhabitants" timber could not be "suffered to grow. It must give way to fields and pastures, which are of more immediate use and concern to life." Shortly thereafter, in 1763, Edwin Lascelles pronounced the "The beauty of a country consists chiefly in the wood." People's relationships with animals were also in the process of dramatic change as seen in their growing obsession with pet keeping. The use of human names for animals, the fact that pets were rarely eaten, though not for gastronomic reasons, and pets being included in family portraits and often fed better than the servants all demonstrated a major shift in man's position on human uniqueness. The issues raised in this fascinating work are even more alive today than they were just ten years ago. Preserving the environment, saving the rain forests, and preventing the extinction of species may seem like fairly recent concerns, however, Man and the Natural World explores how these ideas took root long ago. These issues have much to offer not only environmental activists, but historians as well, for it is impossible to disentangle what the people of the past thought about plants and animals from what they thought about themselves.

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9780844669113 | Peter Smith Pub Inc, July 1, 1997, cover price $33.00

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9780195111224, titled "Man and the Natural World: Changing Attitudes in England 1500-1800" | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, September 1, 1996), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Throughout the ages man has struggled with his perceived place in the natural world.

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Product Description: Now hundreds more individuals from all walks of life who died between 1986 and 1990 can be found in this latest volume of The Dictionary of National Biography. It is an impressive roll-call of 450 individuals prominent in British life...read more
By C. S. Nicholls (editor) and Keith Thomas (editor)

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9780198652120 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 1, 1996, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Now hundreds more individuals from all walks of life who died between 1986 and 1990 can be found in this latest volume of The Dictionary of National Biography.

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Product Description: This book provides a clear and succinct account of the town and country planning system in Britain. It covers planning applications, planning decisions, the function of the General Development Order and the Use Classes Order.

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9780728202108 | Estates Gazette Ltd, December 13, 1994, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: This book provides a clear and succinct account of the town and country planning system in Britain.

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Product Description: This book contains studies of four of the most influential political theorists in the Western tradition: Machiavelli, whose name is a byword for duplicity, Hobbes, the first great English political philosopher, Mill, liberal thinker and champion of individual liberty, and Marx, whose legacy has affected the lives of millions...read more
By Peter Singer and Keith Thomas (editor)

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9780192852540 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 1992, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This book contains studies of four of the most influential political theorists in the Western tradition: Machiavelli, whose name is a byword for duplicity, Hobbes, the first great English political philosopher, Mill, liberal thinker and champion of individual liberty, and Marx, whose legacy has affected the lives of millions.

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Product Description: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-81) was a novelist, political opportunist, and ultimately prime minister. He founded modern Conservatism and invented the political novel. Professor Vincent's fine short survey, which concentrates on his ideas on race, Judaism, religion, and politics, while analysing all his fiction, offers a superb introduction to Disraeli for students and general readers alike...read more

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9780192876812 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 1990, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-81) was a novelist, political opportunist, and ultimately prime minister.

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9780728201569 | Estates Gazette Ltd, February 12, 1990, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: Bilingual Games - Challengers is a handy 72-page paperback book loaded with intriguing, challenging bilingual word games and crossword puzzles. The word games and puzzles are created from a unique combination of the English and Spanish languages...read more

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9780961745158 | K Alexander t Assoc, April 1, 1987, cover price $3.50 | About this edition: Bilingual Games - Challengers is a handy 72-page paperback book loaded with intriguing, challenging bilingual word games and crossword puzzles.

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Product Description: Astrology, witchcraft, magical healing, divination, ancient prophecies, ghosts, and fairies were taken very seriously by people at all social and economic levels in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England. Helplessness in the face of disease and human disaster helped to perpetuate this belief in magic and the supernatural...read more

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9780844664057 | Peter Smith Pub Inc, December 1, 1971, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Astrology, witchcraft, magical healing, divination, ancient prophecies, ghosts, and fairies were taken very seriously by people at all social and economic levels in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England.

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9780684145426 | Reprint edition (Macmillan Pub Co, April 1, 1986), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: Astrology, witchcraft, magical healing, divination, ancient prophecies, ghosts, and fairies were taken very seriously by people at all social and economic levels in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England.

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Product Description: USA seller. Book is in hands ready to be shipped right to your doorsteps. Only one copy left. Own it now. Fast shipping. Hurry! Sale ends soon.

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9780394727127 | Pantheon Books, September 1, 1984, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: USA seller.

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