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  • Vom Römertum zum Ästhetizismusby Eckard Lefèvre

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 151.17

    The renowned Roman politician, Pliny the Younger (c. AD 61-112), was a versatile and productive author, from whom 9 books of letters, an exchange of letters with Trajan and an extensive panegyric for the same emperor are extant. The individual letters of books 1-9 are artistically composed and for the most part deal with general matters, for... more...

  • New Metrics for Value-Based Managementby Annette Holler

    Gabler Verlag 2009; US$ 86.40

    Still today, the vast majority of the German DAX 30 corporations are explicitly com- ted to the shareholder value idea. However, the stock return to shareholders is an inappropriate measure for internal performance management, so that companies revert to so-called Value-Based Management Systems. These systems derive accounti- based performance measures,... more...

  • Hedge Funds and Financial Marketsby Julian Holler

    Gabler Verlag 2012; US$ 97.20

    Hedge funds have started to play an important role in financial markets during the last decade. They have affected important aspects of financial intermediation such as asset allocation decisions and corporate governance. Julian Holler provides an excellent theoretical and empirical analysis of these issues. His analysis offers strong support that... more...

  • Studien zur Originalität der römischen Komödieby Eckard Lefèvre

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 151.17

    One of the principal dilemmas for scholars of Roman comedy is demonstrating its originality compared to its (sometimes lost) Greek forebears. In 30 papers written between 1973 and 2013, ten of them previously unpublished, the author uses close analysis of the works of Plautus and Terence to reveal each dramatist?s unique style of dramaturgy... more...

  • Von der Deutschen Akademie zum Goethe-Institutby Eckard Michels

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 48.55

    Ursprünglich auch als Wissenschaftsakademie gedacht, entwickelte sich die Deutsche Akademie in den dreißiger Jahren zur Pionierorganisation für die Verbreitung der deutschen Sprache im Ausland. Ihren größten Expansionsschub erhielt sie im Zweiten Weltkrieg, als das NS-Regime im Gefolge der Siege der Wehrmacht Deutsch zur führenden Weltsprache machen... more...

  • Akustik und Schallschutzby Eckard Mommertz

    DETAIL 2008; US$ 43.10

    Schallschutz und Akustik vermittelt allen Fachplanern, Architekten, aber auch interesierten Bauherren praxisnahe Kenntnisse zum Thema Akustik im Hochbau, angefangen von normativen Regelungen über Planungs- und Prognosemethoden bis hin zu den Bereichen Raumakustik, Bauakustik und Schallschutz im Städtebau. Typologische Kapitel erläutern beispielhaft... more...

  • Studien zur Originalität der römischen Tragödieby Eckard Lefèvre

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 151.17

    The collected papers in this volume, many of them previously unpublished, demonstrate the politcial character of Roman tragedy and show that, during the Imperial period, panegyrics often shifted to opposition. more...

  • Florencewalksby Anne Holler

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 6.79

    Much of Florence's art is not in her world-famous museums but in her streets, and those treasures can only be seen by those who explore this lovely, medieval city on foot. The four intimate walking tours in Florencewalks lead you through centuries of Italian history and architecture--around corners that hide marble gods and goddesses, down hushed... more...

  • Praktikum in Werkstoffkundeby Eckard Macherauch

    Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 18.15

    V 1 Strukturelle Beschreibung reiner Metalle.- V 2 Gitterstrukturbestimmung mit Röntgenstrahlen.- V 3 Gitterstörungen.- V 4 Schmelzen und Erstarren von Metallen und Legierungen.- V 5 Optische Metallspektroskopie.- V 6 Röntgenfluoreszenzanalyse.- V 7 Thermische Analyse.- V 8 Lichtmikroskopie von Werkstoffgefügen.- V 9 Härtemessung.- V 10 Kaltumformen... more...

  • Weiterführende Relativsätzeby Anke Holler

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 86.36

    This series publishes original contributions which describe and theoretically analyze structures of natural languages. The main focus is on principles and rules of grammatical and lexical knowledge both with respect to individual languages and from a comparative perspective. The volumes cover all levels of linguistic analysis, especially phonology,... more...