The Force Awakens

The Force Awakens

Proven Guilty

Proven Guilty

Meet Harry Dresden, Chicago's first (and only) Wizard P.I. Turns out the 'everyday' world is full of strange and magical things - and most of them don't play well with humans. That's where Harry comes in. Harry has no friends on the White Council of Wizards, who find him brash and undisciplined (and they may have a point). However, now vampire wars...

Midnight Tides

Midnight Tides

The Sound of One Hand Clapping

The Sound of One Hand Clapping

FROM THE WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014 In the winter of 1954, in a construction camp in the remote Tasmanian highlands, when Sonja Buloh was three years old and her father was drinking too much, her mother disappeared into a blizzard never to return. Thirty-five years later, Sonja returns to the place of her childhood to visit her drunkard father

Food and Drink in Antiquity: A Sourcebook

Food and Drink in Antiquity: A Sourcebook

Amid growing interest in food and drink as an academic discipline in recent years, this volume is the first to provide insight into eating and drinking by focusing on what the ancients themselves actually had to say about this important topic. A thorough and varied sourcebook, it is structured thematically and is a unique asset to any course on food...

Business Marketing Management

Business Marketing Management

PROMPT Course Manual: North American Edition

PROMPT Course Manual: North American Edition

The PROMPT (Practical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training) course covers the management of a range of obstetric emergencies. Subjects are presented in a variety of formats to stimulate the interest of participants, including interactive lectures, drills and workshops, to provide hands-on experience of practical skills and team-working in simulated...

Measures of Health Literacy

Measures of Health Literacy

Health literacy--the ability for individuals to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services to facilitate appropriate health decisions--is increasingly recognized as an important facet of health care and health outcomes. Although research on health literacy has grown tremendously in the past decade, there is no widely agreed-upon...

Global Democracy and the World Social Forums

Global Democracy and the World Social Forums

The World Social Forum quickly became the largest political gathering in human history and continues to offer a direct challenge to the extreme inequities of corporate-led globalisation. It has expanded its presence and continues to be an exciting experiment in global and participatory democracy. The book's contributors have participated in World Social...

Law and Popular Culture

Law and Popular Culture

Commentators have noted the extraordinary impact of popular culture on legal practice, courtroom proceedings, police departments, and government as a whole, and it is no exaggeration to say that most people derive their basic understanding of law from cultural products. Movies, television programs, fiction, children's literature, online games, and the...

Critical Toponymies

Critical Toponymies

While place names have long been studied by a few devoted specialists, approaches to them have been traditionally empiricist and uncritical in character. This book brings together recent works that conceptualize the hegemonic and contested practices of geographical naming. The contributors guide the reader into struggles over toponymy in a multitude...

Liturgy in the Twenty-First Century

Liturgy in the Twenty-First Century

`Because the Sacred Liturgy is truly the font from which all the Church's power flows...we must do everything we can to put the Sacred Liturgy back at the very heart of the relationship between God and man... I ask you to continue to work towards achieving the liturgical aims of the Second Vatican Council...and to work to continue the liturgical renewal...