Contributions by: Patrick Maume
This book is a selection of articles from the Royal Irish Academy's Dictionary of Irish Biography, dealing with 42 men and women whose careers, in one way or another, were deeply involved with the Easter Rising of 1916. The biographies selected compose an inclusively broad picture of the...
Cloth - 9781908996381 - $ 60.00
Facets of an Intellectual History of Africa
Edited by: Arno Sonderegger
This collection shows the many facets of African engagements with the world. The book starts from the premise that...
Paper - 9783958080232 - $ 37.00
Law, Politics and the Order of Freedom
The meaning and function of law in Hannah Arendt's work has never been the subject of a systematic reconstruction. This book examines Arendt's work and reconstructs her ideas through political, legal, and constitutional theory, and it shows that her engagement with law is continuous, as well as crucial, to an adequate...
Cloth - 9781849465847 - $ 95.00
Toward a Post-Nuclear Society
Contributions by: Minako Sato
''It finally dawned on us. The government was unreliable. Politicians and bureaucrats were unreliable. The media were untrustworthy. The brutal reality hit us that we had to protect ourselves...otherwise bury our heads in the sand or give up altogether.'' *** Written in the immediate aftermath of the earthquake in Japan...
Cloth - 9781920901257 - $ 89.95
How to Master Negotiation will guide individuals on how to prepare for a variety of negotiations, ranging from instantly recognizable transactions, such as deal negotiations, to the more intricate organizational and interpersonal negotiations that often give rise to conflict. The book will take the reader through the concepts and practical skills that a...
Paper - 9781780437965 - $ 110.00
By Anne O'Dowd
In Ireland, the humble organic materials of straw, hay, and rushes were utilized throughout the centuries for a myriad of purposes. The heyday of their use as objects were the 18th and 19th centuries, when travelers to Ireland often wrote disparaging and derogatory accounts of what they saw: saddles of straw, sleeping on rushes, restricting animals with...
Cloth - 9780716533108 - $ 90.00
A study in geological time and Earth history
By Paul Lyle
Geologists are among that group of scientists who must factor the passage of time into their investigations, and they thus have a perspective on time that sets them apart from many other researchers. The proposition that geological time is vast, encompassing thousands of millions of years, is relatively recent. It...
Cloth - 9781780460390 - $ 45.00
As Defined by Facts, Charges, and Jurisdiction
By Elinor Fry
By nature, core international crimes have indistinct factual parameters. War crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide generally occur on a massive scale, spread out over a large geographical area and a long time span, involving many perpetrators at various distances from the crime scene(s). These characteristics make international crimes difficult to...
Paper - 9789462366213 - $ 88.50
By Kevin Eze
When Issa was sent as one of the several thousands to a peacekeeping mission in the Congo, Malika, his newly wedded wife, watched and waited in helpless horror, entangled in someone else's war. As Issa guarded the UN base, barring rebels from raping children and patrolling the borders of a rich-yet-ruined territory, back home in Segol, Malika...
Paper - 9782359260441 - $ 19.95
Before and After the Battle of Clontarf
This book contains contributions by many leading scholars in Viking studies from Ireland, Britain, and Scandinavia, on diverse subjects including archaeological excavation, art historical analysis, linguistics, literature, politics, historical sources, numismatics, environmental remains, human remains, and artifact studies from c.795 to 1170. Aimed at both the...
Cloth - 9781846824951 - $ 70.00
Old Age Travels in the Tjukurrpa
This exquisite art book contains the precious story and transformative work of celebrated Aboriginal artists now living in an aged care facility in Australia's Ngaanyatjarra country, a remote and isolated community that is the center of their abundant world among ancient 'Dreamings.' An understanding of these paintings remains obscure,...
Paper - 9781742585536 - $ 34.99
Values are a vital source of meaning in human life. They both constrain and enable behavior. They may be unconsciously inherited or consciously reflected upon. The challenge is to take the greatest advantage of value-informed teaching and learning in the context of a pluralist education and society. The values that legal education imparts or generates can impact...
Paper - 9781780681238 - $ 77.00