By Michael von Albrecht, Gareth L. Schmeling
Michael von Albrecht's A background of Roman Literature, initially released in German, can rightly be visible because the lengthy awaited counterpart to Albin Lesky's Geschichte der Griechischen Literatur. In what's going to most likely be the final survey made via a unmarried pupil the complete of Latin literature from Livius Andronicus as much as Boethius comes to the fore. 'Literature' is taken the following in its vast, old experience, and as a result additionally contains e.g. rhetoric, philosophy and background. detailed recognition has been given to the effect of Latin literature on next centuries all the way down to our personal days. wide indices provide entry to this monument of studying. The introductions in Von Albrecht's texts, including the massive bibliographies make additional learn either extra fruitful and simple.
By Vincent Barnett
The pre-revolutionary Russian economic system used to be backward and stagnant. regardless of the criticisms of the financial system post-revolution, the turnaround by way of progress and output used to be outstanding. This ebook appears on the possible choices to Stalin's reform software that had such tragic results. using the guidelines of orthodox financial concept, Marxism and in addition institutionalism, the amount encourages the reader to imagine seriously in regards to the improvement of the Russian / Soviet economic system, and in addition examines the unique theories of Russian economists of the interval. clever writing, incisive insights and bold originality characterise Vincent Barnett's publication, which will be a precious source for all financial and political historians with an curiosity in Russia.
By Martin Stone
"Reason, religion and background" bargains a different choice of essays on key subject matters within the philosophy of faith. released in honour of Paul Helm - a big strength in modern English-speaking philosophy of faith - this e-book offers especially commissioned chapters by way of the main extraordinary philosophers and theologians within the box from North the USA, Israel, the united kingdom and Continental Europe, together with: Swinburne, Byrne, Torrance, Clark, Robinson, Gellman, Stone, red, Hughes, and Trueman. Spanning the breadth of philosophical, ancient and theological pursuits articulated within the paintings of Paul Helm, and together with chapters on Calvinism, philosophical theology, philosophy of brain, Christian Doctrine and Epistemology, this e-book provides an obtainable textual content for college students of latest philosophy of faith in addition to these drawn to philosophical theology extra commonly.
By Graham Willett
From legislations reform to Lesbian intercourse Wars, from younger Gays to gray Gays, through demos, drag, and dancing--for 40 years, Australian lesbians, homosexual males, and their acquaintances have struggled to alter the best way homosexuals are handled and considered. this is often the 1st full-length account of this outstanding stream and the 1st to aim a countrywide standpoint.