Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według wydawnictwa
Academic and non-fiction books
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Black Vienna The Radical Right in the Red City, 1918-1938
ISBN: PB: 9781501713606, ISBN: HB: 9780801452871, Cornell University Press, July 2017
264 pp., 15.5x23.6 cm
Interwar Vienna was considered a bastion of radical socialist thought, and its reputation as "Red Vienna" has loomed large in both the popular imagination and the historiography of Central Europe. However, as Janek Wasserman shows in this book, a "Bl...
PB: £22,95
HB: £29,95
Deadly River Cholera and Cover-up in Post-Earthquake Haiti
ISBN: PB: 9781501713583, ISBN: HB: 9781501702303, Cornell University Press, July 2017
320 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 1 halftone, 10 maps, 5 charts
In October 2010, nine months after the massive earthquake that devastated Haiti, a second disaster began to unfold – soon to become the world's largest cholera epidemic in modern times. In a country that had never before reported cholera, the epidemi...
PB: £16,50
HB: £19,95
Urban Flow Bike Messengers and the City
ISBN: PB: 9781501713590, ISBN: HB: 9780801449925, Cornell University Press, July 2017
256 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 23 black&white illus.
Bike messengers are familiar figures in the downtown cores of major cities. Tasked with delivering time-sensitive materials within, at most, a few hours – and sometimes in as little as fifteen minutes – these couriers ride in all types of weather, we...
PB: £21,95
HB: £24,95
Birds of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curac A Site and Field Guide
ISBN: PB: 9781501701078, Cornell University Press, June 2017
488 pp., 14x21.6 cm, colour throughout
"Birds of Aruba", Bonaire, and Curacao is the essential guide for anyone traveling to those islands. It showcases the more than 280 species seen on Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao and provides descriptions of and directions to the best places to bird, fr...
PB: £0,00
City is the Factory New Solidarities and Spatial Strategies in an Urban Age
ISBN: PB: 9781501705540, ISBN: HB: 9781501705533, Cornell University Press, June 2017
264 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 9 halftones, 8 line figures, 1 map, 2 tables, 1 chart
Urban public spaces, from the streets and squares of Buenos Aires to Zuccotti Park in New York City, have become the emblematic sites of contentious politics in the twenty-first century. As the contributors to "The City Is the Factory" argue, this re...
PB: £24,50
HB: £0,00
Criminalization of Abortion in the West Its Origins in Medieval Law
ISBN: PB: 9781501713651, ISBN: HB: 9780801450891, Cornell University Press, June 2017
280 pp., 15.5x23.6 cm
Anyone who wants to understand how abortion has been treated historically in the western legal tradition must first come to terms with two quite different but interrelated historical trajectories. On one hand, there is the ancient Judeo-Christian con...
PB: £20,50
HB: £49,95
Defiant Priests Domestic Unions, Violence, and Clerical Masculinity in Fourteenth-Century Catalonia
ISBN: HB: 9781501707735, Cornell University Press, June 2017
392 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 2 maps, 13 tables
Two hundred years after canon law prohibited clerical marriage, parish priests in the late medieval period continued to form unions with women that were marriage all but in name. In "Defiant Priests", Michelle Armstrong-Partida uses evidence from ext...
HB: £57,50
Every Valley Shall Be Exalted The Discourse of Opposites in Twelfth-Century Thought
ISBN: PB: 9781501713644, ISBN: HB: 9780801440588, Cornell University Press, June 2017
192 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 4 halftones
In high medieval France, men and women saw the world around them as the product of tensions between opposites. Imbued with a Christian culture in which a penniless preacher was also the King of Kings and the last were expected to be first, twelfth-ce...
PB: £20,50
HB: £40,50
Eye of the Sandpiper Stories from the Living World
ISBN: PB: 9781501707728, Cornell University Press, June 2017
240 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
"What happens when appreciation of ecology's wonders and animal consciousness collide with 7.5 billion humans in an era dubbed the Anthropocene, the human age, in which our needs and whims have planetary consequences? As do, for that matter, our ethi...
PB: £16,50
For the Common Good A New History of Higher Education in America
ISBN: HB: 9780801452345, Cornell University Press, June 2017
352 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 11 halftones, 1 table
Are colleges and universities in a period of unprecedented disruption? Is a bachelor's degree still worth the investment? Are the humanities coming to an end? What, exactly, is higher education good for? In "For the Common Good", Charles Dorn challen...
HB: £28,95