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The Letters of Marsilio Ficino Volume 10 (Book XI)
Volumes 1-10 are available here as a complete set at a reduced price.
ISBN: 9780856835001 - Hardback£25.00 Add to basket
These volumes contain the first English translation of the corpus of letters published during the lifetime of the philosopher priest who helped to shape the Renaissance worldview. The letters in this volume span April 1491 to September 1492. This is a crucial period for Marsilio Ficino and Florence itself, for it witnessed the death of Lorenzo the Magnificent.
Saviour of the Nation
An epic poem of Winston Churchill’s finest hourSale!
Chosen for Summer 2015-16 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION
ISBN: 9780856835063 - Paperback
Winston Churchill led the British people from the brink of utter disaster to the expectation of victory in the Second World War. This engaging poem depicts him as a hero, in traditional epic poetry style, echoing the works of Homer and Virgil.
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From Here to Prosperity
An Agenda for Progressive Prosperity based on an inequality–busting strategy of income for me, wealth for we
ISBN: 9780856835032 - Paperback£14.95 Add to basket
The author proposes creating a society where the wealth produced goes to the wealth producers so that the vast inequalities and the high level of poverty can be reduced significantly within a generation.
Our Land, Our Rent, Our Jobs
Uncovering the explosive potential for growth via resource rentals
ISBN: 9780856835049 - Paperback£19.95 Add to basket
The authors set out a proposal to unleash South Africa's potential for growth in a way that benefits investors and the poorest by reforming taxation – a blueprint for other developing countries.
The Natural Economy
ISBN: 9780856831669 - Paperback£9.95 Add to basket
Many doubt the existence of economic laws, but the once mighty Soviet Union collapsed because the grand theory on which it was based did not accord with the facts of economic life. It was unscientific.
Pamela Hansford Johnson
Her Life, Works and TimesSale!
Finalist in 2014-15 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832987 - Hardback
"Pamela Hansford Johnson is a writer whose memory fully deserves to be kept alive, and she is well served by Wendy Pollard’s admirable, sympathetic biography, which does justice both to her life and to her work." Jonathan Coe, award-winning novelist and biographer
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The Devil’s Dance
ISBN: 9780856835018 - Paperback£6.95 Add to basket
“John Symons has done it again. This is a complex and deeply rewarding work. But don’t let that put you off! I loved the menace of the book and its tranquil resolution. I think it is a really great book. Like A Tear in the Curtain, it is about children, could be enjoyed by older children and is an absorbing read for adults. It also raises several important issues.”
William Wood, www.williamwoodswords.co.uk
Under the Guise of Spring
The message hidden in Botticelli's Primavera
Chosen for Autumn 2014 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832963 - Hardback£20.00 Add to basket
Reprinted with additional material June 2020
Rather like the Mona Lisa, there has long been a suspicion that there is something disguised in the Primavera. A chance discovery provided the author with the key to unlocking the secret of the 500 year-old masterpiece, opening a window onto the cryptic world of the Renaissance pagan revival.
The Art of Industrial Warfare
The Most Powerful Industrial Combat Method in the World
ISBN: 9780856832970 - Paperback£25.00 Add to basket
An introduction to a business management methodology inspired by Chinese martial arts to help companies even the playing field when facing competitors who do not play by Western rules.
"The core values of 7Tao, honesty, integrity and good reputation are very much in line with our thinking at Virgin." Steve Ridgway, ex-CEO, Virgin Airlines
Friend of Castlereagh
A Historical Novel
Chosen for Autumn 2013 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832956 - Paperback£17.95 Add to basket
'It takes a great imagination to write a novel - and it takes great technique to weave that seamlessly into an historical context. That is what ... John Stewart has done as his latest book hits the market ... and will be a great read.' Mark Bain, Newtownards Chronicle
East Meets West
Chosen for Spring 2014 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832864 - Paperback£13.95 Add to basket
"In East Meets West John Adago engagingly describes some of the most significant figures in this subtle and profound history. It is a welcome addition to the global conversation." Philip Goldberg, author of American Veda: From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation, How Indian Spirituality Changed the West
The Science of Economics
The Economic Teaching of Leon MacLaren
ISBN: 9780856832918 - Paperback£14.95 Add to basket
This book is based on a three-year course prepared by Leon MacLaren for the School of Economic Science in London in the late 1960s. The editor, Raymond Makewell, presents the original subject matter revised with more recent examples and statistics from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK and USA.
Lie of the Land
ISBN: 9780856832277 - Paperback£6.95 Add to basket
The culture of deception that underpins the economics of agriculture is documented by Dr Duncan Pickard in this hard-hitting expos. Governments and lobbyists manipulate statistics to disguise the real incomes of farmers, to justify the subsidies that enrich a relatively few big landowners. But in doing so, they abuse the interests of consumers and taxpayers.
The Social Conscience
Can a caring society exist in a market economy?
ISBN: 9780856832482 - Hardback£19.95 Add to basket
Is a market economy sustainable that denies man's fundamental nature? The expanding influence of Western civilisation, through the emergence of a global economy dominated by transnational corporations, is transforming society worldwide and bringing to the fore social and economic issues of deep concern and unprecedented magnitude.
The Correspondence of Four MacDougall Chiefs 1715-1865
ISBN: 9780856832239 - Hardback£13.95 Add to basket
The surviving correspondence of four MacDougall chiefs provides an authentic record of the concerns of the family during a time of major change in the way of life in the Highlands, and of the impact of local, national and international events upon it.
ISBN: 9780856832321 - Hardback£9.95 Add to basket
This is Glasgow, rich in variety, seen through the twinkling eyes of a likeable cab-driver.
The Prince and the Professor
A dialogue on the place of monarchy in the 21st century
ISBN: 9780856831652 - Paperback£9.95 Add to basket
With the ever-increasing tide of legislation from the European Commission and its overriding effect on English law, with the current debate on our monarchy, and indeed on all our ancient institutions, this is a very timely book.
A Cascade of Stars
ISBN: 9780856831980 - Paperback£11.95 Add to basket
'I do think you write wonderfully well - You write with a sparse and elegant choice of words, and there is a welcome touch of wit in some of your verse.' Nigel Hawthorne
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