Coverage includes understanding the intended audience, and academic genres; the use of task-based methodology, analytic... Læs mere
While literature and the arts are rarely considered primary sources for knowledge about human motivation and behaviour, people... Læs mere
A founding father of the ""art of philology"", Aristarchus of Samothrace (216-144 BCE) developed a sound, almost... Læs mere
The election of populist politicians in recent years seems to challenge the very idea of democracy. This book argues that majority rule is not to blame; rather, the institutions that stabilize majorities are responsible for the seeming suppression of minority interests.
Offers the first comprehensive examination of Lucretius' engagement with satire. The author argues that what has often... Læs mere
Uses ethnographic accounts of three organisations to reveal how interacting with government-funded after-school programs can enhance the civic and political lives of low-income citizens.
Taking up the work of prominent theater and performance artists, Beyond Text reveals the audacity and beauty of avant-garde... Læs mere
A provocative and controversial challenge to postmodern academic feminism
Howard Peckham's history of the University of Michigan was published in 1967 to help celebrate the University's 150th anniversary. This new edition by Margaret and Nicholas Steneck continues Peckham's broad coverage of the university through its 175th anniversary.
Examines the complex relationships among modernity, religion, and gender relations in the Middle East. The focus is on the factors that... Læs mere
Until this century, Northern Nigeria was a major centre of textile production and trade. Textile Ascendancies examines this dramatic change in textile aesthetics, technologies, and social values in order to explain the extraordinary shift in textile demand, production, and trade.