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John Michael Lerma

  • From Thomas Jefferson to John Rawls, justice has been at the center of AmericaÂ’s self-image and national creed. At the same time, for many of its peoples-from African slaves and European immigrants to women and the poor-the American experience has been defined by injustice: oppression, disenfranchisement, violence, and prejudice. In Identity and...

    Publisher : University of Minnesota Press
    published : 2008
  • This collection of fifteen essays looks at the theme of decadence and its recurring manifestations in European literature and literary criticism from medieval times to the present day. Various definitions of the term are explored, including the notion of decadence as physical decay. Some of the essays draw parallels between modernist and postmodernist...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2016
  • Chaucer used the dream device to engage with the work of French and Italian authors and to explore the philosophical content of their poetry. His four dream visions therefore represent an important conduit through which the influence of European writers was received into English, enabling a profound transition in the way in which the 'self' was conceptualized...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2017
  • No legend ever walked taller than Hollywood icon John Wayne. Now, author Michael Munn's startling new biography sets the record straight on why Wayne didn't serve in World War II, on director John Ford's contribution to Wayne's career, and the mega-star's highs and lows: three failed marriages, and two desperate battles with cancer. Munn also discloses...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2005
  • In the summer of 1973, a small town in Northern California experiences horrific and unimaginable killings. Who or what is the cause of the crime spree? Chief Joe Brooks, police chief of the town of Clover, has never seen anything like this before. As the killings increase, the media bombards his little town to find out what is going on. When Chief...

    Publisher : SBPRA
    published : 2014
  • Puritan politician, lawyer, and lay theologian John Winthrop fled England  in 1630 when it looked like Charles I had successfully blocked all hopes of passing Puritan-inspired reforms in Parliament. Leading a migration, he came to New England in the hopes of creating an ideal Puritan community and eventually became the governor of Massachusetts. Winthrop...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2013
  • John Calvin (1509-1564) is one of the most important figures in religious history. Sitting on the cusp of the medieval and early modern world, he was centre stage during the Reformation. In this new biography, Michael Mullett introduces us to this most important figure, tying his life together with that of Martin Luther, but also valuing his individual...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2016
  • This book responds to ongoing calls for clarification and consensus regarding the meaning, scope and interplay of humanitarian law and human rights law in the ?grey zones? of unconventional operational environments such as counterterrorism and counterinsurgency operations. It contributes to the debate in this area by developing objective criteria...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2016
  • An analysis and appreciation of the significance of John Wesley's life and theology as seen in his preaching

    Publisher : Abingdon Press
    published : 2010
  • This series presents monographs and collected volumes on topics of metaphysics and ontology. Its main focus is on systematic rather than historical studies. There are no restrictions on the philosophical views defended, on the methods used, and on the metaphysical questions addressed. Contributions are invited on topics such as properties,...

    Publisher : De Gruyter
    published : 2006