Fantasies of Time and Death: Dunsany, Eddison, Tolkien
This book reveals the unique contribution made by the three founding fathers of British fantasy?Lord Dunsany, E. R. Eddison and J. R. R. Tolkien?to our culture’s perennial reassessment of the meanings of time, death and eternity. It traces the poetic, philosophical and theological roots of the striking preoccupation with mortality and... Strategic Corporate Conservation Planning: A Guide to Meaningful Engagement
Industries that drive economic growth and support our comfortable modern lifestyles have exploited natural resources to do so. But now there’s growing understanding that business can benefit from a better relationship with the environment. Leading corporations have begun to leverage nature-based remediation, restoration, and...
The Medicine Bag: Shamanic Rituals & Ceremonies for Personal Transformation
One of the main tenets of shamanism is a belief in the power of ceremony to manifest change in the physical world. Virtually all shamanic traditions use a variety of ritual practices as tools for personal transformation, healing, and celebration.
Now, in this exciting and practical book, Toltec shaman and New York...
The Essential Family Guide to Caring for Older People
No one wants to think about getting older. It's true. At any age, when things are moving along normally day to day and everyone seems fit and well, there seems no reason to think about future problems that your friends and relatives might (and probably will) come across as they age. In fact, it might even seem a little morbid to...
Taboo: 10 Facts You Can't Talk About
It has become virtually impossible to honestly discuss race, gender, and class issues in mainstream American society because if you dare repeat certain "tabooo truths," you'll be ostracized as a bigot. Professor Wilfred Reilly (author of Hate Crime Hoax
) fearlessly presents 10 of these truths here and investigates...
Seduction: A History From the Enlightenment to the Present
A brilliantly original history that explores the shifting cultural mores of courtship, told through the lives of remarkable women and men throughout history.
If sex has generally been a private matter, seduction has always been of intense public interest. Whether the stuff of front-page tabloid news, the...
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