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Richard McGregor

Full Name: Richard Mcgregor
Number of Works: 8
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ISBN: 1864480777, 9781864480771
Keywords: japan, new, sex, politics, swings, culture
Pages: 336
Published: 1996
  • Rating: 80%

The author examines Japan's struggle to find it own identity as a nation 'in a difficult position' between the West and Asia.
ISBN: 1840142987, 9781840142983
Keywords: davies, maxwell, peter, perspectives
Pages: 180
Published: 2001

For anyone wishing to understand Peter Maxwell Davies's compositional techniques and the evolution of his style, this volume offers a range of writings about the composer and his work. A helpful bibliography is included.
ISBN: 0199580162, 9780199580163
Keywords: critical, english, translation, epistle, arabic, jinn, animals, versus, man, king, case
Pages: 800
Published: 950
  • Rating: 80%

The Ikhwan al-Safa (Brethren of Purity), the anonymous adepts of a tenth-century esoteric fraternity based in Basra and Baghdad, hold an eminent position in the history of science and philosophy in Islam due to the wide reception and assimilation of their monumental encyclopaedia, the Rasa'il Ikhwan al-Safa (Epistles of the Brethren of Purity). This compendium contains fifty-two epistles offering synoptic accounts of the classical sciences and philosophies of the age; divided into four classificatory parts, it treats themes in mathematics, logic, natural philosophy, psychology, metaphysics, an