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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 88.95
At a time when strategic spatial planning is undergoing a renaissance in Europe, The Visual Language of Spatial Planning makes a unique contribution to this rapidly growing area of teaching and research. Discussing the relevant theoretical perspectives on policy-making and planning, combined with cartographic communication and the use of cartographic... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 33.00
Defying the general belief that American citizenship is in decline, Sanford claims that Generation X is actually taking positions of civic leadership and authority as Baby Boomers retire. By exploring traditional instruments of social capital, civic culture and political science, she attempts to make us understand this maligned generation better. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 184.59
The obvious gaps in standardisation in German baroque poetics are partially filled by poetological prefaces. Despite this, however, taught genre norms remain quite tentative. This absence of binding norms affords an artistic latitude, the significance of which has hitherto been underestimated. The study provides a systematic analysis of the... more...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 141.14
Die vorliegende Studie fragt nach der Entstehung des Königtums bei den germanischsprachigen Barbaren. Im Zentrum steht dabei zunächst die längst überfällige methodische Auseinandersetzung mit jener älteren Forschungsmeinung, nach der das völkerwanderungszeitliche Königtum als Heerkönigtum anzusprechen und von einem älteren, sakral fundierten... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 97.70
The present volume proposes a typology of communicative action in corporate settings by interspersing theoretical considerations with empirical examples. Dialogic action games - information, argumentation, planning, instructions, motivation, negotiation, inquiry, verification, problem-solving - can be readily related to the essential objectives... more...