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Social and Cultural Anthropology

Oxford Paperbacks | February 24, 2000 | 176 pages
Professor:  Prof. Bernhard Leistle
Course Codes:  HUMS 1005
Semester:  Winter-2017
This Very Short Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology combines an accessible account of some of the disciplines guiding principles and methodology with abundant examples and illustrations of anthropologists at work. Peter Just and John Monaghan begin by discussing anthropologys most... More Info

Logic: A Very Short Introduction

Oxford Paperbacks | October 12, 2000 | 160 pages
This book is an introduction to modern formal logic. It is not a text book, however, but explores the philosophical roots of the subject. Each chapter takes some philosophical problem or logical conundrum, and explains how it may be handled in light of modern logic.  More Info

Empire

Oxford Paperbacks | August 22, 2002 | 160 pages
A great deal of the world's history is the history of empires. And although the great historic imperial systems - the land-based Russian one as well as the seaborne empires of western European powers - have collapsed during the past half century, their legacies shape almost every aspect of life on... More Info

The Princesse de Clèves

Oxford Paperbacks | September 11, 2008 | 288 pages
Poised between the fading world of chivalric romance and a new psychological realism, Madame de Lafayette's novel of passion and self-deception marks a turning point in the history of the novel. When it first appeared - anonymously - in 1678 in the heyday of French classicism, it aroused fierce... More Info

The Oxford Shakespeare: Twelfth Night, or What You Will

Oxford Paperbacks | April 17, 2008 | 256 pages
Twelfth Night is one of the most popular of Shakespeare's plays in performance, and this edition emphasizes its theatrical qualities in both the introduction and the full and detailed commentary. Where the original music has not survived, James Walker has composed settings compatible with the... More Info

Nana

Oxford Paperbacks | January 29, 2009 | 464 pages
Nana opens in 1867, the year of the World Fair, when Paris, thronged by a cosmopolitan élite, was la Ville Lumière, a perfect victim for Zola's scathing denunciation of hypocrisy and fin-de-siècle moral corruption. The fate of Nana, the Helen of Troy of the Second Empire, and daughter of the... More Info