Janet Lloyd


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  1. Comparing the Incomparable

    Comparing the Incomparable

    Written by Marcel Detienne, Translated by Janet Lloyd

    Series Cultural Memory in the Present

    Stanford University Press

    A deliberately post-deconstructionist manifesto against the dangers of incommensurability, Marcel Detienne's book argues for and engages in the constructive comparison of societies of a great temporal and spatial diversity.... Learn More
    Published: 26th August 2008
    Hardback | £56.00
    Paperback | £16.99
  2. The Cult of Art in Nazi Germany

    The Cult of Art in Nazi Germany

    Written by Eric Michaud, Translated by Janet Lloyd

    Series Cultural Memory in the Present

    Stanford University Press

    The Cult of Art in Nazi Germany presents a new interpretation of National Socialism, arguing that art in the Third Reich was not simply an instrument of the regime, but actually became a source of the racist politics upon which... Learn More
    Published: 30th April 2004
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  3. Double Exposure
    This book explores the possible relations between Western types of rationality and Buddhism. It also examines some clichés about Buddhism and questions the old antinomies of Western culture ("faith and reason," or "idealism and... Learn More
    Published: 11th November 2003
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  4. A Theory of /Cloud/
    This is the first in a series of books in which one of the most influential of contemporary art theorists revised from within the conceptions underlying the history of art. The author's basic idea is that the rigor of linear perspective... Learn More
    Published: 16th July 2002
    Hardback | £91.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  5. The Daily Life of the Greek Gods
    This book explores everyday life of the Greek gods, including what their bodies were made of and how they were nourished, the organization of their society, and the sort of life they led in Olympus and the human world. It also... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2000
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  6. Sun Yat-sen

    Sun Yat-sen

    Written by Marie-Claire Bergère, Translated by Janet Lloyd

    Stanford University Press

    Arguing that the life and work of Sun Yat-sen have been distorted by both myth and demythification, the author provides a fresh overall evaluation of the man and the events that turned an adventurer into the founder of the Chinese... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2000
    Paperback | £28.99