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- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00
When Mieke Bal reread the story of Joseph and Potiphar?s wife as an adult, she was struck by differences between her childhood memories of a moral tale and what she read today. In Loving Yusuf ¸ Bal seeks to resolve this clash between memory and text, using the same story, in which Joseph spurns the advance of his master?s wife who then falsely... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 52.00
Doris Salcedo, a Colombian-born artist, addresses the politics of memory and forgetting in work that embraces fraught situations in dangerous places. Noted critic and theorist Mieke Bal narrates between the disciplines of contemporary culture in order to boldly reimagine the role of the visual arts. Both women are pathbreaking figures, globally renowned... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2007; US$ 65.90
This study is a critical investigation into the category of tribes in South Asia. It breaks away from previous studies of tribes in the region. While it focuses on one so-called tribal community, the Garos of Bangladesh, it neither studies Garo culture as such, nor their social organization. Instead it deals with the evolution of Garo identity/ethnicity... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
A feminist literary theorist, specialist in Rembrandt, and a scholar with a knack for reading Old Testament stories, Mieke Bal weaves a tapestry of signs and meanings that enrich our senses. Her subject is the act of showing, the gesture of exposing to view. In a museum, for example, the object is on display, made visually available. "That's how it... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Developments in Geomathematics 4: Sampling of Particulate Materials: Theory and Practice reviews the theory and practice of sampling particulate solids, such as ores and concentrates. With examples borrowed from the mining, metallurgical, and cement industries, the book examines particulate materials of vegetable and mineral origin, including cereals,... more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences APAC 2012; US$ 8.46
Of all lower extremity amputations, 40?70% are related to diabetes. In most studies, the incidence of lower leg amputation is estimated to be 5?25/100,000 inhabitants/year: among people with diabetes the number is 6?8/1,000. Lower extremity amputations are usually preceded by a foot ulcer in people with diabetes. The most important factors related... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; US$ 29.95
Narratology is a systematic account of narrative techniques, methods, their transmission, and reception, in which Bal distills years of study of the ways in which we understand both literary and non-literary works. more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2002; Not Available
Bal's focus for this book is the idea that interdisciplinarity in the humanities ? necessary, exciting, serious ? must seek its heuristic and methodological basis in concepts rather than its methods. more...
- Elsevier Science 1992; US$ 72.95
Although sampling errors inevitably lead to analytical errors, the importance of sampling is often overlooked. The main purpose of this book is to enable the reader to identify every possible source of sampling error in order to derive practical rules to (a) completely suppress avoidable errors, and (b) minimise and estimate the effect of unavoidable... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95
The ?theoretical turn? within the arts and humanities in the 1970s and 1980s has, for many, had its day, with work produced under its rubric all too often feeling tired or even downright lazy. In its place - whilst hazarding against an outright rejection of theory - this book, introduced by Mieke Bal, presents work by a new generation of scholars responding... more...