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              Feuds, Forays and Rebellions: History of the Highland Clans 1475-1625
               

              Feuds, Forays and Rebellions: History of the Highland Clans 1475-1625 (Paperback)

              By Roberts, John L.

              A history of the Highland Clans, this work covers the 150 years after the MacDonalds, Lords of the Isles, forfeited the Earldom of Ross in 1475. It describes the fragmentation of Clan Donald and its vassal kindreds as they resisted the impact of central authority by James IV and ...his successors.
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              ISBN 9780748662449
              Released NZ 4 Jun 1999
              Publisher Edinburgh University Press
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              Trauma and the Ontology of the Modern Subject: Historical Studies in Philosophy, Psychology, and Psychoanalysis
               

              Trauma and the Ontology of the Modern Subject: Historical Studies in Philosophy, Psychology, and Psychoanalysis (Hardback)

              By Roberts, John L.

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              Recent scholarship has inquired into the socio-historical, discursive genesis of trauma. Trauma & the Ontology of the Modern Subject, however, seeks what has not been actualized in trauma studies - that is, how the necessity and unassailable intensity of trauma is fastened to its... historical emergence. We must ask not only what trauma means for the individual person's biography, but also what it means to be the historical subject of trauma. In other words, how does being human in this current period of history implicate one's lived possibilities that are threatened, and perhaps framed, through trauma? Foucauldian sensibilities inform a critical and structural analysis that is hermeneutically grounded. Drawing on the history of ideas and on Lacan's work in particular, John L. Roberts argues that what we mean by trauma has developed over time, and that it is intimately tied with an ontology of the subject; that is to say, what it is to be, and means to be human. He argues that modern subjectivity - as articulated by Heidegger, Levinas, and Lacan - is structurally traumatic, founded in its finitude as self-withdrawal in time, its temporal self-absence becoming the very conditions for agency, truth and knowledge. The book also argues that this fractured temporal horizon - as an effect of an interrupting Otherness or alterity - is obscured through the discourses and technologies of the psy-disciplines (psychiatry, psychology, and psychotherapy). Consideration is given to social, political, and economic consequences of this concealment. Trauma & the Ontology of the Modern Subject will be of enduring interest to psychoanalysts and psychotherapists as well as scholars of philosophy and cultural studies.
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              ISBN 9781138826724
              Released NZ 6 Sep 2017
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Trauma and the Ontology of the Modern Subject: Historical Studies in Philosophy, Psychology, and Psychoanalysis
               

              Trauma and the Ontology of the Modern Subject: Historical Studies in Philosophy, Psychology, and Psychoanalysis (Paperback)

              By Roberts, John L.

              • RRP: $84.99
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              Recent scholarship has inquired into the socio-historical, discursive genesis of trauma. Trauma & the Ontology of the Modern Subject, however, seeks what has not been actualized in trauma studies - that is, how the necessity and unassailable intensity of trauma is fastened to its... historical emergence. We must ask not only what trauma means for the individual person's biography, but also what it means to be the historical subject of trauma. In other words, how does being human in this current period of history implicate one's lived possibilities that are threatened, and perhaps framed, through trauma? Foucauldian sensibilities inform a critical and structural analysis that is hermeneutically grounded. Drawing on the history of ideas and on Lacan's work in particular, John L. Roberts argues that what we mean by trauma has developed over time, and that it is intimately tied with an ontology of the subject; that is to say, what it is to be, and means to be human. He argues that modern subjectivity - as articulated by Heidegger, Levinas, and Lacan - is structurally traumatic, founded in its finitude as self-withdrawal in time, its temporal self-absence becoming the very conditions for agency, truth and knowledge. The book also argues that this fractured temporal horizon - as an effect of an interrupting Otherness or alterity - is obscured through the discourses and technologies of the psy-disciplines (psychiatry, psychology, and psychotherapy). Consideration is given to social, political, and economic consequences of this concealment. Trauma & the Ontology of the Modern Subject will be of enduring interest to psychoanalysts and psychotherapists as well as scholars of philosophy and cultural studies.
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              ISBN 9781138826731
              Released NZ 6 Sep 2017
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Lost Kingdoms: Celtic Scotland and the Middle Ages
                

              Lost Kingdoms: Celtic Scotland and the Middle Ages (Paperback)

              By Roberts, John L.

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              From the ancient kingdoms of the Picts and Scots to the downfall of Clan Donald at the end of the 15th century, this work follows the history of Celtic Scotland. The roles played by Somerled and his descendants, the Canmore kings, Edward I and Robert the Bruce are all recounted.

              ISBN 9780748609109
              Released NZ 1 May 1997
              Publisher Edinburgh University Press
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              Clan, King and Covenant: The History of the Highland Clans from the Civil War to the Glencoe Massacre
                

              Clan, King and Covenant: The History of the Highland Clans from the Civil War to the Glencoe Massacre (Paperback)

              By Roberts, John L.

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              This work explores the turbulent history of the Highlands during the 17th century, including the signing of the National Covenant in 1638, the accession of James VII and the outbreak of the Highland War, when Viscount Dundee won a devastating victory at Killiecrankie at the cost ...of his life.
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              ISBN 9780748613939
              Released NZ 15 Feb 2000
              Publisher Edinburgh University Press
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              The Jacobite Wars: Scotland and the Military Campaigns of 1715 and 1745
                

              The Jacobite Wars: Scotland and the Military Campaigns of 1715 and 1745 (Paperback, New title)

              By Roberts, John L.

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              An exploration of the Jacobite military campaigns of 1715 and 1745, set against the background of Scottish political, religious and constitutional history. The author contends that the political vulnerability of Hanoverians would explain the strength of Government reaction to the... 1745 rebellion.
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              ISBN 9781902930299
              Released NZ 1 Feb 2002
              Publisher Edinburgh University Press
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              The Highland Geology Trail
               

              The Highland Geology Trail (Paperback, Revised edition)

              By Roberts, John L.

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              This guide to the geology of the diverse landforms of the north and west Highlands of Scotland offers the answers to questions as diverse as where fossils can be found on Skye to where the oldest rocks in Europe are located.

              ISBN 9780946487363
              Released NZ 1 May 1998
              Publisher Luath Press Ltd
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              Saving Small Island Developing States: Environmental and Natural Resource Challenges
                

              Saving Small Island Developing States: Environmental and Natural Resource Challenges (Paperback)

              Edited by Nath, Shyam; Roberts, John L.; Madhoo, Yeti Nisha

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              Introduces and explains the key policy challenges small island states face in dealing with the environmental consequences of climate change. It will be of interest to environmental and natural resource managers in small island states, government policy-makers, and academics and s...tudents in the fields of public policy.
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              ISBN 9781849290319
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2010
              Publisher Commonwealth Secretariat
              Interest Age 19+ years
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