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Myne Owne Ground: Race and Freedom on Virginia's Eastern Shore, 1640-1676 - T.H. Breen, Stephen InnesConcentrating on the lives of blacks who achieved freedom, this book describes how, against formidable odds, they amassed property, established plantations, acquired dependent labourers, and lived for several generations as free and independent members of Virginia society.
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Critical Theory Since Plato - Hazard Adams, Leroy SearleTo serve the growing number of college courses, often required now, on criticism and theory, and to incorporate recent writings, the reader has been expanded and updated from the 1971 and 1992 editions. The selections, many of them excerpts from longer works, are presented chronologically by author.
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Capitalism and a New Social Order: The Republican Vision of the 1790s - Joyce ApplebyIn 1800 the Jeffersonian Republicans, decisive victors over what they considered elitist Federalism, seized the potential for change in the new American nation. This book examines the fusion of ideas and circumstances which made possible this triumph of America's popular political movement.
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European Foreign Policies: Does Europe Still Matter? - Ronald TierskyThe extent of Europe's influence in the twenty-first century is one of the fundamental questions in a rapidly changing world order. How much does Europe still matter in geostrategic affairs? Will the Europeans seek more international clout and be willing to pay the price for it? Above all, will the European-American partnership prosper or weaken? In the only comprehensive study available on the subject, leading international experts explore these vital questions for global peace and security. The book includes authoritative chapters on the foreign policies of the major European countries, of the
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Consider Ethics: Theory, Readings, and Contemporary Issues - Bruce N. WallerOffering a balance of theory and applications and a mix of text and readings, Consider Ethics begins with chapters covering ethical theory, each of which is followed by related, classical readings. The book concludes with an examination of six contemporary ethical issues presented in a pro/con format with introductory material that places each issue in context. Featuring selections from the world’s most influential philosophers, this combination of primary texts and explanatory pedagogy presents the material in a clear, accessible way that does not sacrifice rigor. Making connections among
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Aromatherapy for Health Professionals - Shirley Price, Len Price Cert Ed MIT(Trichology)  FISPA  FIAM"Aromatherapy for Health Professionals" covers the full spectrum of theory and practice from essential oil science and the foundations of practice to the application of aromatherapy for specific conditions. The fourth edition of this highly successful book provides a clear and authoritative introduction to aromatherapy as practiced in modern health care settings. It gives valuable information for any health professional wishing to develop their understanding of the subject, providing the in-depth knowledge needed to use essential oils in the practice environment. NEW FOR THIS EDITION * Two new
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Foundations of Bioethics - H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr.The book Challenges the foundations of much of contemporary Bioethics and health care policy by confronting their failure to secure the mora l norms they seek to apply. The nature of health and disease, the defi nition of death, the morality of abortion, infanticide, euthanasia, ph ysician-assisted suicide, germline genetic engineering, and triage dec isions as well as distributive justice in health care are all readdres sed within an integrated reconsideration of bioethics as a whole. New material has been added regarding social justice, health care reform a nd environmental ethics. The whole of
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New Queer Cinema: The Director's Cut - B. Ruby RichB. Ruby Rich designated a brand new genre, the New Queer Cinema (NQC), in her groundbreaking article in the Village Voice in 1992. This movement in film and video was intensely political and aesthetically innovative, made possible by the debut of the camcorder, and driven initially by outrage over the unchecked spread of AIDS. The genre has grown to include an entire generation of queer artists, filmmakers, and activists. As a critic, curator, journalist, and scholar, Rich has been inextricably linked to the New Queer Cinema from its inception. This volume presents her new thoughts on the topic,