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  • Elsewhere, Within Hereby Trinh T. Minh-ha

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 33.95

    Winner of the 2012 Critics Choice Book Award of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA) World-renowned filmmaker and feminist, postcolonial thinker Trinh T. Minh-ha is one of the most powerful and articulate voices in both independent filmmaking and cultural politics. Elsewhere, Within Here is an engaging look at travel across national... more...

  • Liberal Utilitarianism and Applied Ethicsby Matti Hayry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Liberal Utilitarianism and Applied Ethics explores the foundations of early utilitarianism and, at the same time, the theoretical bases of social ethics and policy in modern Western welfare states. Matti Hayry sees the main reason for utilitarianism's growing disrepute among moral philosophers is that its principles cannot legitimately be extended... more...

  • Waitingby Ha Jin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.00

    "In Waiting , Ha Jin portrays the life of Lin Kong, a dedicated doctor torn by his love for two women: one who belongs to the New China of the Cultural Revolution, the other to the ancient traditions of his family's village. Ha Jin profoundly understands the conflict between the individual and society, between the timeless universality of the human... more...

  • The Drift of Sea Iceby Matti Leppäranta

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 108.47

    The author presents in The Drift of Sea Ice the fundamental laws of sea ice drift which come from the material properties of sea ice and the basic laws of mechanics. The resulting system of equations is analysed for the general properties of sea ice drift, the free drift model and analytical models for ice drift in the presence of internal friction,... more...

  • Standard Negationby Matti Miestamo

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 173.52

    The series is a platform for contributions of all kinds to this rapidly developing field. General problems are studied from the perspective of individual languages, language families, language groups, or language samples. Conclusions are the result of a deepened study of empirical data. Special emphasis is given to little-known languages, whose analysis... more...

  • The Crazedby Ha Jin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    A New York Times Notable Book A Washington Post, Los Angeles times, and San Jose Mercury News Best Book of the Year Ha Jin?s seismically powerful new novel is at once an unblinking look into the bell jar of communist Chinese society and a portrait of the eternal compromises and deceptions of the human state. When the venerable professor Yang,... more...

  • War Trashby Ha Jin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95

    Ha Jin?s masterful new novel casts a searchlight into a forgotten corner of modern history, the experience of Chinese soldiers held in U.S. POW camps during the Korean War. In 1951 Yu Yuan, a scholarly and self-effacing clerical officer in Mao?s ?volunteer? army, is taken prisoner south of the 38th Parallel. Because he speaks English, he soon becomes... more...

  • Symptoms of Modernityby Matti Bunzl

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 34.95

    In the 1990s, Vienna's Jews and queers abandoned their clandestine existence and emerged into the city's public sphere in unprecedented numbers. Symptoms of Modernity traces this development in the context of Central European history. Jews and homosexuals are signposts of an exclusionary process of nation-building. Cast in their modern roles in... more...

  • The Australian Green Consumer Guideby Tanya Ha

    University of NSW Press 2007; US$ 19.50

    There has never been a greater need for an Australian green consumer guide to help people make informed choices about the products they buy. Tanya Ha responds to the shift in public debate about climate change toward actively seeking solutions with a practical guide that encourages consumers to become informed, get involved and to vote with their dollar.... more...

  • The Writer as Migrantby Ha Jin

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 14.00

    As a teenager during China?s Cultural Revolution, Ha Jin served as an uneducated soldier in the People?s Liberation Army. Thirty years later, a resident of the United States, he won the National Book Award for his novel Waiting , completing a trajectory that has established him as one of the most admired exemplars of world literature.            ... more...