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Medieval Exegesis: The Four Senses of Scripture
Medieval Exegesis
The Four Senses of Scripture
Paperback      ISBN: 0802841465
Originally published in French as Ex?g?se m?di?vale, Henri de Lubac's multivolume study of medieval exegesis and theology has remained one of the most significant works of modern biblical studies. Available now for the first time in English, this long-sought-after second volume of Medieval Exegesis, translated by E. M. Macierowski, advances the effort to make de Lubac's major study accessible to the widest possible audience.
Beyond Identity Politics: Feminism, Power & Politics
Beyond Identity Politics
Feminism, Power & Politics
Hardcover      ISBN: 0803978847
Recent debates in contemporary feminist theory have been dominated by the relation between identity and politics. Beyond Identity Politics examines the implications of recent theorizing on difference, identity and subjectivity for theories of patriarchy and feminist politics. Organised around the three central themes of subjectivity, power and politics, this book focuses on a question which feminists struggled with and were divided by throughout the last decade, that is: how to theorize the relation between the subject and politics. In this thoughtful engagement with these debates Moya Lloyd argues that the turn to the subject in process does not entail the demise of feminist politics as many feminists have argued. She demonstrates how key ideas such as agency, power and domination take on a new shape as a consequence of this radical rethinking of the subject-politics relation and how the role of feminist political theory becomes centred upon critique. A resource for feminist theorists, women's and gender studies students, as well as political and social theorists, this is a carefully composed and wide-ranging text, which provides important insights into one of contemporary feminism's most central concerns.
A Practical Approach to Trauma: Empowering Interventions
A Practical Approach to Trauma
Empowering Interventions
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1412916380
A Practical Approach to Trauma: Empowering Interventions provides trauma counselors with effective guidelines that enhance skills and improve expertise in conducting empowering therapeutic interventions. Taking a practitioner's perspective, author Priscilla Dass-Brailsford focuses on practical application and skill building in an effort to understand the impact of extreme stress and violence on the human psyche. provides trauma counselors with effective guidelines that enhance skills and improve expertise in conducting empowering therapeutic interventions. Taking a practitioner's perspective, author Priscilla Dass-Brailsford focuses on practical application and skill building in an effort to understand the impact of extreme stress and violence on the human psyche.
Lie Algebras of Bounded Operators
Lie Algebras of Bounded Operators
Hardcover      ISBN: 3764364041
There is a fruitful and fascinating interaction between infinite dimensional operator theory (particularly decomposable, scalar and spectral generalized operator theory due to C. Foias and I. Colojoara) and Lie algebra theory. The present book is the first devoted to this field, ranging from some short historical notes to the most recent developments. Nilpotence criteria, infinite dimensional variants of Lie's theorem for solvable systems of bounded operators, spectral properties of elements of semisimple Lie algebras and simultaneous triangularisation are expounded. The book is self-contained and features an extensive bibliography. It is aimed at postgraduate students and researchers who are introduced to an interesting recent area of research and will learn some new methods useful for both of the domains - operator theory and Lie algebra theory.
Modern Marine Engineer's Manual: Everett C. Hunt, Editor-In-Chief ; Contributing Editors, Gus Bourneuf, Jr. ... Et Al
Modern Marine Engineer's Manual
Everett C. Hunt, Editor-In-Chief ; Contributing Editors, Gus Bourneuf, Jr. ... Et Al
3rd Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0870335375
The other marine engineering textbook, Marine Engineering , focuses on design, whereas this two-volume text is for students and engineers engaged in ship operations, ship maintenance and repair, and shipbuilding. The first edition was published in 1943, but the second, 50 years later, was entirely new to reflect the very different technology, and the third edition is revised from that. The two volumes are indexed separately. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Wine in America: Law and Policy
Wine in America
Law and Policy
Paperback      ISBN: 0735599742
Richard P. Mendelson deftly explains the federal, state, and local laws that govern wine production, taxation, marketing, distribution, and sales. Wine Law in America: Law and Policy exemplifies and sheds light on Commerce Clause and 21st Amendment issues, as well as matters of public health and social responsibility. Complementing a variety of courses, Wine Law in America: Law and Policy, features: - lucid explanations of the federal, state, and local laws governing wine production, taxation, marketing, distribution, and sales - discussion of Commerce Clause and 21st Amendment issues - case law that addresses interstate trade in wine - coverage of intellectual property concerns regarding wine labeling and advertising - matters of public health and social responsibility for wine industry members and wine consumers - how to establish and operate a wineryincluding grape sourcing, vineyard leases, and licensing and permitting - descriptions of key international institutions and agreements that regulate the global wine industry
Africa
Africa
Hardcover      ISBN: 0824060350
Articles by scholars, performers, composers, and researchers of African music explain how music is made in Africa. After a general profile of the continent and its arts, material turns to themes and ideas that African music cultures have in common and specific musical practices in each region, with chapters on areas such as Yoruba popular music, music and healing, religious music in Kenya, and urban music in the new South Africa. Features a one-hour CD with music examples, plus b&w photos, maps, and discographies. For students, teachers, researchers, musicians, and world music lovers. The first volume in a ten-volume set exploring music of the world. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Justificatory Liberalism: An Essay on Epistemology and Political Theory
Justificatory Liberalism
An Essay on Epistemology and Political Theory
Paperback      ISBN: 0195094409
Gerald Gaus draws on current work in epistemology and cognitive psychology to defend a modest version of cognitive relativism. Building on this theory of personal justification, he asks, "How do we justify moral and political principles to others?" Here, the "populist" proposal put forward by "political liberals"--that the assent of all reasonable citizens must be obtained--is considered and rejected. Because reasonable people often ignore excellent reasons, moral and political principles can be considered conclusively justified, even in the face of some reasonable dissent. Conclusive justification, however, is difficult to achieve, and Gaus acknowledges that most of our public justifications are inconclusive. He then addresses the question of how citizens can adjudicate their inconclusive public justifications. The rule of law, liberal democracy and limited judicial review are defended as elements of a publicly justified umpiring procedure.
Encyclopedia of Native American Artists
Encyclopedia of Native American Artists
Hardcover      ISBN: 0313337624
Indigenous North Americans have continuously made important contributions to the field of art in the U.S. and Canada, yet have been severely under-recognized and under-represented. Native artists work in diverse media, some of which are considered art (sculpture, painting, photography), while others have been considered craft (works on cloth, basketry, ceramics).Some artists feel strongly about working from a position as a Native artist, while others prefer to produce art not connected to a particular cultural tradition. This volume examines the lives and works of approximately 70 Native American artists, demonstrating the range of media, themes, and experiences of Native artists, and their influences on and by western culture. Eight pages of color plates, and black and white images throughout, display the diversity of work by these artists.
Linear Circuit: Time Domain, Phasor, and Laplace Transform Approaches
Linear Circuit
Time Domain, Phasor, and Laplace Transform Approaches
Paperback      ISBN: 0757564992