Animals in Irish Literature and Culture
descrição: Animals in Irish Literature and Culture spans the early modern period to the present, exploring colonial, post-colonial, and globalized manifestations of Ireland as country and state as well as the human animal and non-human animal migrations that ch...
Antarctica and the Humanities
Roberts Peder; Lize...
descrição: The continent for science is also a continent for the humanities. Despite having no indigenous human population, Antarctica has been imagined in powerful, innovative, and sometimes disturbing ways that reflect politics and culture much further north....
editor: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
descrição: Sendo uma das mais antigas, se não a mais antiga, das obras conservadas de Sófocles, Antígona situa-se, no entanto, a meio da carreira literária do tragediógrafo.
O tema da tragédia tem suscitado controvérsia ao longo da História.
Aquela que tem ti...
descrição: This book sets out strategies of analysis of the award-winning tetralogy of performances (2010-14) by ANU Productions known as ‘The Monto Cycle’. Set within a quarter square mile of Dublin’s north inner city, colloquially known as The Monto, these pe...
descrição: This book offers an innovative analysis of the Greek philosopher Anaximander’s work. In particular, it presents a completely new interpretation of the key word Apeiron, or boundless, offering readers a deeper understanding of his seminal cosmology an...
Apologies and the Legacy of Abuse of Children in 'Care
J. Sköld; S. S...
descrição: This book positions inquiries into the historical abuse of children in care within the context of transitional justice. It examines investigation, apology and redress processes across a range of Western nations to trace the growth of the movement, na...
Arbeit und Muße
descrição: Die Autoren erläutern, wie moderne Gesellschaften die Arbeitstätigkeit einerseits zum Lebensmittelpunkt der Menschen und andererseits zum Kostenfaktor der Wirtschaft machen, und thematisieren die soziale Frage, die aus dieser Spannung erwächst. Eine ...
Are Markets Moral?
descrição: This volume scrutinizes the functionality of a capitalist market society, which is usually praised for the efficiency and dynamism, rather than for its morality. It addresses the dualism behind capitalism's encouragement of greed, which is usually co...
Asia Pacific in the Age of Globalization
descrição: The essays in this volume examine United States-East Asian relations in the framework of global history, incorporating fresh insights that have been offered by scholars on such topics as globalization, human rights, historical memory, and trans-cultu...
Assisted Suicide: The Liberal, Humanist Case Against...
descrição: This book presents an atheistic case against the legalization of assisted suicide. Critical of both sides of the argument, it questions the assumptions behind the discussion. Yuill shows that our attitudes towards suicide – not euthanasia – are most ...
At Home in the Institution
descrição: At Home in the Institution examines space and material culture in asylums, lodging houses and schools in Victorian and Edwardian England, and explores the powerful influence of domesticity on all three institutional types.
Atheist Secularism and its Discontents
T. Ngo; J. Qui...
descrição: Atheist Secularism and Its Discontents takes a comparative approach to understanding religion under communism, arguing that communism was integral to the global experience of secularism. Bringing together leading researchers whose work spans the Eura...