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The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America

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The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America

Frances FitzGerald

History; History of the Americas; History of religion; Christianity; Political science & theory

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Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

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Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment...

Robert Wright

Philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Buddhism; Self-help & personal development

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Code of the Samurai: A Modern Translation of the Bushido Shoshinshu of Taira Shigesuke

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Code of the Samurai: A Modern Translation of the Bushido Shoshinshu of Taira...

Thomas Cleary, Oscar Ratti

History; Oriental & Indian philosophy; Sociology: customs & traditions

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The Code of the Samurai is a 400-year-old explication of the rules and expectations embodied in Bushido, the Japanese way... [more]

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`So That You Might Know Each Other': Faith and Culture in Islam

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`So That You Might Know Each Other': Faith and Culture in Islam

National Museum of Australia

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; Religion & beliefs

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COLLECTIONS FROM THE VATICAN ANIMA MUNDI MUSEUM, THE SHARJAH MUSEUMS AUTHORITY AND THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AUSTRALIA `So... [more]

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Aristotle: Physics

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Aristotle: Physics

Aristotle

Philosophy; Physics

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English translation of books 1 though 8 of Aristotle's Physics. Includes an alternative text of book 7, in the appendix. [more]

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The Ancient World in Minutes

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The Ancient World in Minutes

Charles Phillips

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Ancient religions & mythologies

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The history and achievements of the first great civilizations [more]

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The King and the Catholics: The Fight for Rights 1829

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The King and the Catholics: The Fight for Rights 1829

Antonia Fraser

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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From beloved historian Antonia Fraser comes the dramatic story of how Catholics in Britain won back their rights after two... [more]

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Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli's Lifelong Quest for Freedom

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Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli's Lifelong Quest for Freedom

Erica Benner

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600; Social & political philosophy

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Was Niccolo Machiavelli really the cynical schemer of legend - or was he a profound ethical thinker, who tried to save the... [more]

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Einstein and the Rabbi: Searching for the Soul

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Einstein and the Rabbi: Searching for the Soul

Naomi Levy

Religion & beliefs; Religion & science

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A bestselling author and rabbi's profoundly affecting exploration of the meaning and purpose of the soul, inspired by the... [more]

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German Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: Weber to Heidegger

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German Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: Weber to Heidegger

Julian Young

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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The course of German philosophy in the twentieth century is one of the most exciting, diverse and controversial periods in... [more]

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Dictionary of Gypsy Mythology: Charms, Rites, and Magical Traditions of the Roma

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Dictionary of Gypsy Mythology: Charms, Rites, and Magical Traditions of...

Claude Lecouteux

Dictionaries; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends; Mysticism, magic & ritual

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A comprehensive A-to-Z reconstruction of the oral tradition of the Rom--gypsies--based on sources never before available in... [more]

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The Chosen Wars: How Judaism Became an American Religion

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The Chosen Wars: How Judaism Became an American Religion

Steven R Weisman

History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Religion & beliefs; Judaism; Jewish studies

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Weisman's meticulously researched and fluently argued book is a compelling story of a glorious past. It is also a guide to... [more]

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Forms of Enchantment: Writings on Art & Artists

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Forms of Enchantment: Writings on Art & Artists

Marina Warner

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Individual artists, art monographs; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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A series of enlightening perspectives on the art and visual culture of today's world from one of our pre-eminent writers.... [more]

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Dangerous Illusions: How Religion Deprives Us Of Happiness

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Dangerous Illusions: How Religion Deprives Us Of Happiness

Vitaly Malkin

Philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Religion & politics; Religion & science; Agnosticism & atheism

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Based on 10 years of dedicated research, Dangerous Illusions is a battle cry for the human race to throw off religion in favour... [more]

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Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family

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Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family

Garrard Conley

Biography; Memoirs; Christian aspects of sexuality, gender & relationships; Gay studies (Gay men)

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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING LUCAS HEDGES, RUSSELL CROWE AND NICOLE KIDMAN, AND WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY JOEL EDGERTON... [more]

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Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life

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Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life

Beth Kempton

Art styles not defined by date; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Coping with stress; Self-help & personal development; Interior design, decor & style guides

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A guide to using the Japanese concept of wabi sabi to transform every area of your life, and find happiness right where you... [more]

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The Returned: They Left to Wage Jihad, Now They're Back

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The Returned: They Left to Wage Jihad, Now They're Back

David Thomson

History; Religious intolerance, persecution & conflict; Islam; Terrorism, armed struggle

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Since 2012, hundreds of men and women have left Western countries to join jihadist groups fighting in Syria. Many are still... [more]

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Elements in the Philosophy of Immanuel Kant

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Elements in the Philosophy of Immanuel Kant

Rolf-Peter Horstmann (Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin)

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of mind

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This Element is a study of how the power of imagination is, according to Kant, supposed to contribute to cognition. It is... [more]

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The Shorter Writings

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The Shorter Writings

Xenophon

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Social & political philosophy

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This book contains new, annotated, and literal yet accessible translations of Xenophon's eight shorter writings, accompanied... [more]

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The Ransom of the Soul: Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity

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The Ransom of the Soul: Afterlife and Wealth in Early Western Christianity...

Peter Brown

Classical history & classical civilisation; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Medieval history; Religion & beliefs; History of religion; Christianity

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Peter Brown explores a revolutionary shift in thinking about the fate of the soul between 250 and 650 CE, showing how personal... [more]

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Michel Foucault's What is an Author?

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Michel Foucault's What is an Author?

Tim Smith-Laing

Literary theory; Philosophy

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Michel Foucault's 1969 essay What is an Author? sidesteps the stormy arguments surrounding intentional fallacy and the... [more]

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Augustine of Hippo's The City of God Against the Pagans

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Augustine of Hippo's The City of God Against the Pagans

Jonathan D. Teubner

Philosophy; Christian theology

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The City of God against the Pagans is a central text in the Western intellectual tradition. Made up of twenty-two lengthy... [more]

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James Surowiecki's The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many are Smarter than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economics, Societies, and Nations

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James Surowiecki's The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many are Smarter than the...

Nikki Springer

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Social, group or collective psychology; Occupational & industrial psychology; Organisational theory & behaviour

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In The Wisdom of Crowds, New Yorker columnist, Surowiecki, explores the question of whether the many are better than an elite... [more]

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Martin Buber's I and Thou

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Martin Buber's I and Thou

Simon Ravenscroft

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Religion: general

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Martin Buber's I and Thou argues that humans engage with the world in two ways. One is with the attitude of an `I' towards... [more]

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William Wordsworth's Preface to The Lyrical Ballads

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William Wordsworth's Preface to The Lyrical Ballads

Alex Latter, Rachel Teubner

Literary theory; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Philosophy

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Central to the creative process of the Romantic poets that followed him, Wordsworth's Preface to the Lyrical Ballads has been... [more]

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