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- Stiebner Verlag 2012; US$ 14.12
Hauptbeschreibung Richtiges Stretching erhöht die Beweglichkeit, verkürzt die Erholungszeit nach sportlicher Aktivität und kann vor Verletzungen schützten. Stretching Anatomie bietet erstmals einem detaillierten "Ein"-Blick in die Vorgänge des Stretching und liefert exakte anatomische Informationen über die beim Stretchen beteiligten Muskeln. Zu... more...
- New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2006; US$ 25.00
Today, as never before, the application of knowledge of Ecology in our everyday life has become of paramount importance. Our very survival depends on these. Most of us are however blissfully unaware of the looming environmental catastrophe, though, the cliche words like ecosystem, sustainable development, and ecotourism are flying about. Few are really... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 37.99
"Nobody, doctor of many languages or simpler user of one, can fail to be fascinated by the all-embracing, serried, multifarious curiosity with which Mr. Mencken surveys the abundant tongue we speak in the United States." more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 29.99
"The American Language is H. L. Mencken's 1919 book about changes Americans had made to the English Language. Mencken was inspired by "the argot of the colored waiters" in Washington, as well as one of his favourite authors, Mark Twain, and his experiences on the streets of Baltimore. In 1902, Mencken remarked on the "queer... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 12.99
A Historical Treasure: the never-before, published diary of the most outspoken, iconoclastic, ferociously articulate of American social critics -- the sui generis newspaperman, columnist for the Baltimore Sun, editor of The American Mercury, and author of The American Language, who was admired, feared, and famous for his merciless puncturing of smugness,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.99
In my title I revive the word chrestomathy in its true sense of 'a collection of choice passages from an author or authors, ' and ignore the late edition of 'especially one complied to assist in the acquirement of a language.' In the latter significance the term is often used by linguists, and some of the chrestomathies issued by them... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 39.99
The DEFINITIVE EDITION OF The American Language was published in 1936. Since then it has been recognized as a classic. It is that rarest of literary accomplishments?a book that is authoritative and scientific and is at the same time very diverting reading. But after 1936 HLM continued to gather new materials diligently. In 1945 those which related... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 11.99
Before there was any such thing as political correctness, H. L. Mencken was flouting it. He was also cheerfully deriding the precursors of family values and lambasting the guardians of public virtue. This historic new collection is further evidence that Mencken was our most astute, stylish, and biliously funny commentator on the eternal American... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 9.99
[Democracy] is, perhaps, the most charming form of government ever devised by man... It is based on propositions that are palpably not true and what is not true, as everyone knows, is always immensely more fascinating and satisfying to the vast majority of men than what is true... H.L. Mencken, America's greatest journalist and critic, wrote... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 19.99
Though best known for his caustic newspaper columns, H. L. Mencken's most enduring contribution to American literature may be his autobiographical writings, most of which first appeared in the New Yorker . In Happy Days , Mencken recalls memories of a safe and happy boyhood in the Baltimore of the 1880s and celebrates a way of life that he saw... more...