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Heroic Poetry in the Anglo-Saxon Period
Eighteen essays by some of the most prominent British and North American students of heroic poetry, plus two poems and a bibliography, are gathered here to honor Jess B. Bessinger Jr., whose innovative studies of heroic poetry have instructed a generation of scholars and whose performances of Anglo-Saxon poems are legendary.


Paperback    £41.50
9781879288287 | Published: 1993
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Heroic Women from the Old Testament in Middle English Verse
Verses about heroic women from the Old Testament. These poems exhibit the attitudes of Late Medieval England towards heroic women, and offer an unusually positive depiction of Judiasm. With extensive notes, glosses, and introductions, invaluable to teachers and students of Middle English.


Paperback    £15.50
9781879288119 | Published: 1992
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Hidden in Plain Sight

Ellis Amdur's writing on martial arts is ground-breaking. Completely revised and substantially expanded second edition. New material includes discussion of the transfer of esoteric power training from China to Japanese jujutsu systems, Japanese swordsmanship from the Kurama traditions, Daito-ryu and aikido. 202 b&w illus.




Paperback    £32.50
9781937439323 | Published: 2018
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Higher Education In The Gulf


This book will be useful to those in the West and in the Middle East with an interest in the contemporary state of the higher educational system in the region and in education in general. It concentrates on the Gulf, but the problems of control, development, curriculum and purpose in higher education are found throughout the Middle East.




Hardback    £75.00
9780859895156 | Published: 1998
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Highlights of the Collections of the Oriental Institute
This guide to highlights of the collections of the Oriental Institute Museum presents objects from ancient Mesopotamia, Syria-Anatolia, the Levant, Egypt, Persia, Nubia, and objects from the Islamic collection. New photography, provenance information, and a brief description of each object, as well as a history of the collections and a concordance.


Paperback    £12.00
9781614910053 | Published: 2017
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The Hilly Flanks and Beyond

The eighteen papers in this volume, presented to Robert J Braidwood, reflect on Braidwood's lifelong obsession: the study of food production and the `origins of agriculture' in the Fertile Crescent between 10,000 and 4,000 BC. Contributors include O Bar Yosef, M-C Cauvin, A M T Moore, K Flannery, P J Watson and J Oates.




Paperback    £39.00
9780918986375 | Published: 1983
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Histoire D'Eleonore De Parme


In 1810, Stendhal read the sentimental novella "Histoire d'Eleonore de Parme", whose anonymous author was certainly a woman. This text poses the question: can it be asserted that Stendhal took inspiration from this novella when he wrote "La Chartreuse de Parme", and not from real life?





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9780859895361 | Published: 1997
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Histoire de Calejava


An eighteenth-century work considered historically significant as it depicts ‘for the first time, a religious system which is unequivocally deistic.’

This is a volume in the Exeter French Texts series. The text, introduction and essential notes are all in French.





Paperback    £20.00
9780859893473 | Published: 1990
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Histoire De Louis Anniaba


Based on fact, Historie de Louis Anniaba was first published in 1740 but has never before been reprinted. The story allows a degree of narrative and geographical fantasy, but the legal context of the period, in this volume brought into play for the first time, throws into relief the author’s free-thinking stance.




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9780859896702 | Published: 2000
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Historical Archaeology of the Chesapeake


The field of historical archaeology has changed dramatically over the years and archaeologists working in the Chesapeake have often been in the forefront of such changes. This book reflects the variety and complexity in historical archaeology in the Chesapeake, while a new prologue by the editors highlights some of the recent advances.





Paperback    £37.00
9780989824910 | Published: 2014
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