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              The Art of War / The Book of Lord Shang
                

              The Art of War / The Book of Lord Shang (Paperback)

              By Tzu, Sun; Yang, Shang; Introduction by Wilkinson, Robert; Translated by Shibing, Yuan; Duyvendak, J. J. L.

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              The two political works in this text are the product of a time of intense turmoil in Chinese history. Dating from an epoch in Chinese history known as the Period of the Warring States (4003 - 221 BC), they anticipate by nearly 2000 years Niccolo Machiavelli's treatises on the sam...e subjects.
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              ISBN 9781853267796
              Released NZ 11 Jun 1997
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              Republic
                

              Republic (Paperback, New edition)

              By Plato; Translated by Davies, John Llewelyn; Vaughan, David James; Introduction by Watt, Stephen; Series edited by Griffith, Tom

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              The Republic deals with almost the whole range of Plato's thought, but is particularly concerned with what makes a well-balanced society and individual. It combines argument with myth to advocate a life organized by reason rather than dominated by leisures and appetites.

              ISBN 9781853264832
              Released NZ 7 May 1996
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              Utopia
               

              Utopia (Paperback, New edition)

              By More, Thomas; Introduction by Bose, Mishtooni; Series edited by Griffith, Tom

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              This text presents a contribution to political thought, culminating in the description of the utopians . These figures live according to the principles of natural law, but are receptive to Christian teachings, hold all possessions in common and view gold as worthless.

              ISBN 9781853264740
              Released NZ 7 May 1996
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              Plays
                

              Plays (Paperback)

              By Chekhov, Anton; Translated by Fen, Elisaveta; Introduction by Briggs, A. D. P.; Series edited by Griffith, Tom

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              Anton Chekhov's popularity in the west is without parallel for a foreign writer. He has been absorbed into our culture, and accepted as one of our own. His plays lend themselves easily to the stage, calling for actors with intelligence and common sense rather than a dramatic voic...e or histrionic skills.
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              ISBN 9781840226171
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              The Concise Pepys
               

              The Concise Pepys (Paperback)

              By Pepys, Samuel; Introduction by Sim, Professor Stuart; Series edited by Griffith, Tom

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              In this diary Pepys observed and recorded the details of a ten-year period of English history which included not only the Restoration, but the Great Plague of 1665 and the Fire of London of the following year.

              ISBN 9781853264788
              Released NZ 7 May 1996
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              Njal's Saga
               

              Njal's Saga (Paperback, New edition)

              Translated by Hollander, Lee Milton; Introduction by Gylfason, Thorsteinn; Series edited by Griffith, Tom

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              Proclaimed as one of the finest Icelandic sagas, this text was written in about 1280 and refers to events a couple of centuries earlier. It is full of the details of everyday life, as well as the social structures of the society in which they take place.

              ISBN 9781853267857
              Released NZ 12 Jun 1997
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              Rights of Man
               

              Rights of Man (Paperback, New edition)

              By Paine, Thomas; Introduction by Matravers, Derek; Series edited by Griffith, Tom

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              This work is a statement of the belief in humanity's potential to change the world for the better. It argues that people are born with a set of natural rights and that any society that violates those rights is flawed and should be changed.

              ISBN 9781853264672
              Released NZ 6 May 1996
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              The Prophet
               

              The Prophet (Paperback, New edition)

              By Gibran, Kahlil; Series edited by Griffith, Tom

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              First published in the 1920s, this book attempts to provide the reader with a guide to living. Gibran lets his protagonist, called simply the prophet, deliver homilies on a variety of topics central to daily life: love marriage and children, work and play, possessions, beauty, tr...uth, joy and sorrow and death.
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              ISBN 9781853264856
              Released NZ 6 May 1996
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              Le Morte Darthur
               

              Le Morte Darthur (Paperback, New edition)

              By Malory, Sir Thomas; Introduction by Moore, Helen; Series edited by Griffith, Tom

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              This work begins with the birth of Arthur and the establishment of his kingdom and the fellowship of knights. It describes courtly society which is outwardly secure and successful, but which is, in reality, torn by dissent and ultimately treachery.

              ISBN 9781853264634
              Released NZ 6 May 1996
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              An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: Second Treatise of Goverment
               

              An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: Second Treatise of Goverment (Paperback, UK ed.)

              By Locke, John; Series edited by Griffith, Tom; Introduction and notes by Spencer, Mark G.

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              An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke concerns the foundation of human knowledge and understanding, and is one of the classic philosophical works of the seventeenth century.

              ISBN 9781840227321
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2014
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