CATALON REVIEW: Vol. V, No. 2, December 1991

Duran, Manuel; Roca-Pons, Josep (editors). Catalan Review (Vol. V, No. 2, December 1991). North American Catalan Society (NACS), 1991. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26494) $14.00

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In English and Catalan. Contributors include Kenneth Brown, Julia Butinya, Edward Neugaard, Paul E. O’Donnell and others. 191p.

Founded in 1978, the NACS is committed to encouraging and advancing the study of Catalan language and culture in the North American academy.

MACPHAIL, EM: Brain and Intelligence in Vertebrates

MacPhail, Euan M. Brain and Intelligence in Vertebrates. Oxford University Press, USA, 1982. ISBN: 0198545517. Unmarked. A few small dings on cover. Very Good. Paperback. (#26376) $20.00

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A comprehensive survey of comparative studies of brain organization, brain size, and intellectual capacity in vertebrates from the late twentieth century. Illustrated.

Covers fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, language and intelligence and two hypotheses on intelligence in vertebrates. References. Index. 423p.

HILLS, EC: Hispanic Studies (American Association of Teachers of Spanish)

Hispanic Studies (American Association of Teachers of Spanish), book coverHills, Elijah Clarence. Hispanic Studies. American Association of Teachers of Spanish, 1929. Unmarked.Good. Hardcover. (#26279) $20.00

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Contents include New-Mexican Spanish.–The Quechua drama, “Ollanta”.–Some Spanish-American poets.–Did Bryant translate Heredia’s ode to Niagara?–English translations of Spanish plays.–Irregular epic meters.–Notes and queries on the meter of the “Poem of the Cid”.–The unity of the “Poem of the Cid”.–Spanish patronymics in -z.–Drift in the Romance languages.–The accusative a.–The pronunciation and spelling of “huĂ­do” and similar words.–Names of the French and Spanish participles.–How many words are there in Spanish?. and more.

298p. List of publications by Hills.

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RORTY, R: Essays on Heidegger and Others (Philosophical Papers, Volume 2)

Rorty, Richard. Essays on Heidegger and Others (Philosophical Papers, Volume 2). Cambridge University Press, 1991. ISBN: 0521358787. Unmarked text. Scrape on cover. Good. Paperback. (#26208) $15.00

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Topics include Wittgenstein, Kundera, Dickens, Derrida, the American Cultural Left, Freud, Foucault, and more. 202p. Index of Names. Bibliographic references.

BARILLI, R: Rhetoric (Theory and History of Literature 63)

Rhetoric (Theory and History of Literature 63), book coverBarilli, Renato. Rhetoric (Theory and History of Literature 63). University of Minnesota Press, 1989. ISBN: 0816617295. Unmarked. Good. Paperback. (#26194) $12.00

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A comprehensive examination. Covers the Greeks, the Romans, the Middle Ages, Humanism and the Renaissance, Early Modernity, Modernity, and the Contemporary Revival of Rhetoric. Suggest readings, Notes. Bibliography. Index. 164p.

FRANCIS, WN: The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts

The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts, book cover Francis, W. Nelson. The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts. Norton, 1963. Unmarked text. Mailing label on back, 48p. Bibliography. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26169) $12.00

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Billed as an innovative survey of the language for freshman English students.

The History of English: Pamphlet includes Chapter Three of the book and promotional inserts, inside pages

LALAND, KN: Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind

Laland, Kevin N. Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind. Princeton University Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780691151182. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26065) $30.00

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Presents a new theory of human cognitive evolution, examining characteristic of the human species such as intelligence, language, teaching, and cooperation. 450p. Notes. Bibliography. Index. B/W illustrations.