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  1. Chomsky : A Guide for the Perplexed

    " Continuum's Guides for the Perplexed are clear, concise and accessible introductions to thinkers, writers and subjects that students and readers can find especially challenging. Concentrating specifically on what it is that makes the subject difficult to fathom, these books explain and explore key themes and ideas, guiding the reader towards a thorough understanding of demanding material. Learn More

  2. Fredric Jameson

    Widely regarded as one of America's most important cultural theorists, Fredric Jameson has been at the forefront of the field of literary and cultural studies since the early 1970s. Learn More

  3. Historical Chinese Letter Writing

    Letter writing is a pivotal yet neglected medium of historical Chinese communication. The epistolary format is key to sinological research. As historical letters have a specific vocabulary and rhetorical structure it is difficult to read them without the supporting apparatus of specialised study. Learn More

  4. Merleau-Ponty : A Guide for the Perplexed

    Maurice Merleau-Ponty was one of the most important figures in the existential and phenomenological traditions in twentieth-century Continental philosophy. Merleau-Ponty: A Guide for the Perplexed is the ideal text for students encountering Merleau-Pontys philosophy for the first time. Learn More

  5. Saussure: A Guide for the Perplexed

    Introduces the reader to the ways in which Saussure developed his revolutionary insights on language and demystifies his complex theories. Ferdinand de Saussure (1857-1913) is generally considered one of the main founders of modern linguistics and semiotics. The book that was derived from his teaching, the Course in General Linguistics, had a lasting impact on the intellectual life of the 20th century and remains today an object of debates and controversies. Learn More

  6. So What's A Boy? : Addresing Issues of Masculinity and Schooling

    "This book bears the hallmark of Open University Press texts. It is well laid out and nicely produced. It manages a good balance between textbook and cutting edge research... The book is impressive in its command of a wide range of writings on sexuality, gender, masculinity and schooling." Learn More

  7. Speaking and Writing in English Paperback – Import, June 8, 1999

    Speaking and Writing in English Paperback – Import, June 8, 1999 Learn More

  8. A cowrie of hope

    "These were the nineties," reflects the narrator of "A Cowrie of Hope," and for the young widow Nasula they are years of relentless economic hardship and privation. She dreams of a better life for her beautiful daughter, Sula, free from poverty and independent of marriage. Learn More

  9. A woman alone (bessie head)

    'I need a quiet backwater and a sense of living as though I am barely alive on the earth, treading a small, careful pathway through life.' A Woman Alone is a collection of autobiographical writings, sketches and essays which covers the entire span of Bessie Head's creative life, up to her death in 1986 at the age of 49. Learn More

  10. Adversarial Reasoning : Computational Approaches to Reading the Opponent's Mind

    The rising tide of threats, from financial cybercrime to asymmetric military conflicts, demands greater sophistication in tools and techniques of law enforcement, commercial and domestic security professionals, and terrorism prevention. Concentrating on computational solutions to determine or anticipate an adversary's intent, Adversarial Reasoning: Computational Approaches to Reading the Opponent's Mind discusses the technologies for opponent strategy prediction, plan recognition, deception discovery and planning, and strategy formulation that not only applies to security issues but also to game industry and business transactions. Learn More