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  • A Fortunate Man

    The Story of a Country Doctor

    by John Berger ...
    series Canons #43
    In 1966 John Berger spent three months in the Forest of Dean shadowing an English country GP, John Sassall. Sassall is a fortunate man - his work occupies and fulfils him, he lives amongst the patients he treats, the line between his life and his work is happily blurred. In A Fortunate Man, Berger's text and the photography of Jean Mohr reveal with extraordinary intensity the life of a remarkable ... Read more

    1,283 円

  • Aesthetics on the Edge

    Where Philosophy Meets the Human Sciences

    Philosophers say what art is and then scientists and then other scholars study how we are equipped, cognitively and socially, to make art and appreciate it. This time-honoured approach will not work. Recent science reveals that we have poor intuitive access to artistic and aesthetic phenomena. Dominic McIver Lopes argues for a new approach that mandates closer integration, from the start, between ... Read more

    6,666 円

  • Biology Demystified

    by Dale Layman ...
    series Demystified
    Say goodbye to dry presentations, grueling formulas, and abstract theory that would put Einstein to sleep--now there's an easier way to master chemistry, biology, trigonometry, and geometry. McGraw-Hill's Demystified Series teaches complex subjects in a unique, easy-to-absorb manner and is designed for users without formal training, unlimited time, or genius IQs.Organized like self-teaching guides ... Read more

    2,171 円

  • Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan

    This new and fully updated second edition of Critical Issues in Contemporary Japan provides undergraduate and graduate students with an interdisciplinary textbook written by leading specialists on contemporary Japan. Students will gain the analytical insights and information necessary to assess the challenges that confront the Japanese people, policymakers and private and public-sector ... Read more

    4,990 円

  • God Save the Child (A Spenser Mystery)

    Boston PI Spenser returns in this tense and twisty mystery from Robert B Parker's acclaimed and bestselling Spenser series.When a fourteen-year-old boy disappears from a decent neighbourhood, everyone thinks he has run away. Everyone, that is, except private detective Spenser, who is hot on the trail of the missing boy; a trail that leads to corruption and a deadly partnership.'Brilliant' LOS ... Read more

    614 円

  • Unlocking Her Boss's Heart (Mills & Boon Cherish)

    More than just a job!Cara Winstone is determined to bounce back from her last – disastrous – PA job and working for Max Firebrace is exactly how she’s going to do it! Little does Cara know that walking into her brooding boss’s luxurious London townhouse also has her walking into his past…Since losing his wife, Max doesn’t think he has any love left to give. But something in the warmth of Cara’s ... Read more

    452 円

  • The Great Wave

    Gilded Age Misfits, Japanese Eccentrics, and the Opening of Old Japan

    When the United States entered the Gilded Age after the Civil War, argues cultural historian Christopher Benfey, the nation lost its philosophical moorings and looked eastward to “Old Japan,” with its seemingly untouched indigenous culture, for balance and perspective. Japan, meanwhile, was trying to reinvent itself as a more cosmopolitan, modern state, ultimately transforming itself, in the ... Read more

    1,581 円

  • Schizophrenia

    Innovations in Diagnosis and Treatment

    by Colin Ross ...
    Learn about a pioneering alternative to antipsychotic medication for schizophrenia!In Schizophrenia: Innovations in Diagnosis and Treatment, Dr. Colin A. Ross-founder of the Colin A. Ross Institute for Psychological Trauma-presents a new theory of the existence of a dissociative subtype of schizophrenia. Dr. Ross determines that some patients diagnosed with schizophrenia have symptoms closely ... Read more

    6,416 円

  • Horemheb: The Forgotten Pharaoh

    The Forgotten Pharaoh

    Horemheb ruled Egypt after Tutankhamun, and was fundamental in bringing Egypt back to the rich and powerful nation it was before Akhenaten took the throne. Rather than simply clearing up the mess left behind after the Amarna period, he lay the foundations for the kings who were to come, and his choice of heir to the throne, led eventually to the rule of Ramses II, one of the most famous kings in ... Read more

    1,062 円

  • Levick's Introduction to Cardiovascular Physiology

    A sound knowledge of cardiovascular physiology is fundamental to understanding cardiovascular disease, exercise performance and may other aspects of human physiology. Cardiovascular physiology is a major component of all undergraduate courses in physiology, biomedical science and medicine, and this popular introduction to the subject is intended primarily for these students. A key feature of this ... Read more

    5,276 円

  • Social Theory, Sport, Leisure

    by Ken Roberts ...
    Ken Roberts’ Social Theory, Sport and Leisure offers a clear, compact primer in social theory for students needing to engage with the application of sociological perspectives to the study of sport and leisure. Written in a straightforward style and assuming no prior knowledge, the book offers a fresh and easy to read overview of sociology’s contribution to sport and leisure studies.Ordered ... Read more

    4,990 円

  • Being for Beauty

    Aesthetic Agency and Value

    No values figure as pervasively and intimately in our lives as beauty and other aesthetic values. They animate the arts, as well as design, fashion, food, and entertainment. They orient us upon the natural world. And we even find them in the deepest insights of science and mathematics. For centuries, however, philosophers and other thinkers have identified beauty with what brings pleasure. ... Read more

    7,691 円