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- Bastei Entertainment 2014; US$ 9.82
Versteckt in einer ägyptischen Höhle liegt der Schlüssel zu einem Geheimnis, das 2000 Jahre lang verloren war. Eine mysteriöse Sekte tut alles, um ihn in die Finger zu bekommen. In ihrem Visier ist die Historikerin Emily Wess. Denn nur sie vermag den Schlüssel zu finden. Als Emilys Neffe der Sekte zum Opfer fällt, schwört sie Rache. Was Emily jedoch... more...
- Stiebner Verlag 2012; US$ 17.50
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 2011; US$ 25.00
H. L. Mencken stipulated that this memoir remain sealed in a vault for thirty-five years after his death. For good reason: My Life as Author and Editor is so telling and uproariously opinionated that is might have provoked a storm of libel suits. As he recounts his career as a critic, essayist, and editor of the ground-breaking magazine Smart Set... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 60.00
"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$ 50.00
"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$ 16.95
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$ 21.95
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...
- Leiden University Press 2011; US$ 32.75
A Cape of Asia collects eighteen of Wesseling's finest essays on European History, clustered around three concerns: The Wider View, or the historical European perspective on globalization, migration and decolonization; Europe's Identity, reflecting the shift from Eurocentrism to Americanization and Europe's acceptance of Japan, China and... more...