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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00
In East and West Germany, coffee took on great symbolic value as an indicator of prosperity, both for the individual and society. In her comparative and richly illustrated presentation, Monika Sigmund reveals the status and emotional valence that were associated with drinking a cup of coffee. In both Germanys, coffee consumption was far... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 21.95
Sie hetzen von einem Termin zum nächsten, kommen nie zur Ruhe und wissen gar nicht mehr, was Erholung, innere Ruhe und Ausgeglichenheit sind? Versuchen Sie es mit Meditation. Dafür müssen sie keineswegs zum einsamen Mönch werden, denn Meditation lässt sich auch in Ihren Alltag integrieren. Lassen Sie sich von Stephan Bodian... more...
- Kar-Ben Publishing 2015; US$ 6.99
Let?s say ?Shehechiyanu,? the special Jewish blessing for saying thank you when we experience something new for the first time! This fixed-layout ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book, features read-along narration. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
American publishing in the long nineteenth century was flooded with readers, primers, teaching-training manuals, children?s literature, and popular periodicals aimed at families. These publications attest to an abiding faith in the power of pedagogy that has its roots in transatlantic Romantic conceptions of pedagogy and literacy. The essays... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
In this ground breaking work of synthesis, Monika Fludernik combines insights from literary theory and linguistics to provide a challenging new theory of narrative. This book is both an historical survey and theoretical study, with the author drawing on an enormous range of examples from the earliest oral study to contemporary experimental fiction.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
This book argues that language systems determine language use to a greater extent than is generally assumed. The author demonstrates how the typological characteristics of a language determine even the most general aspects of our stylistic preferences. Through extensive analysis of examples in German and English, the author demonstrates how analogous... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Monika Fludernik presents a detailed analysis of free indirect discourse as it relates to narrative theory, and the crucial problematic of how speech and thought are represented in fiction. Building on the insights of Ann Banfield's Unspeakable Sentences , Fludernik radically extends Banfield's model to accommodate evidence from conversational narrative,... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00
Heinz von Foerster never paid heed to the boundaries of academic disciplines. Having worked for a decade in research on short- and microwave technology, he published a molecular theory of memory. It was adopted by a prominent neurophysiologist because it seemed to overcome the problem of storage space in the head. more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 321.00
This volume contains Klopstock?s biblical dramas ?Der Tod Adams? (The Death of Adam), ?Salomo? and ?David? from the years 1757, 1764 and 1772 respectively. The critical apparatus includes all extant evidence on the creation and printing of the works, together with the most important accounts of their effects. The Appendix includes an explanatory index... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
"Recommended" by Choice Enterprising Youth examines the agenda behind the shaping of nineteenth-century children?s perceptions and world views and the transmission of civic duties and social values to children by adults. The essays in this book reveal the contradictions involved in the perceptions of children as active or passive, as representatives... more...