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  • Vom Römertum zum Ästhetizismusby Eckard Lefèvre

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 148.56

    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$ 84.91

    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$ 95.53

    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...

  • Sprachtheorienby Eckard Rolf

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 159.18

    The 20th century is the century in which language was thematised. Philosophers and linguisticians occupied themselves with the phenomenon of "language" to a degree and in a breadth hitherto unknown. Language was not just regarded as a semiotic system (Saussure) but also as an organon (Bühler), organ (Chomsky), game (Wittgenstein), Letter (Lacan),... more...

  • Metaphertheorienby Eckard Rolf

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 159.18

    Das de Gruyter Lexikon Metaphertheorien bietet eine umfassende Einführung in den Metapherbegriff, einen kompendienhaften Überblick über sämtliche Metaphertheorien und eine umfassende Bibliographie zum Thema. Die existierenden Metaphertheorien werden in vier Hauptkategorien eingeteilt: 1. Strukturale Theorien (Coseriu, Jakobson u. a.),... more...

  • Symboltheorienby Eckard Rolf

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 159.18

    Symbol theories exist where the concept of symbol is applied. This concept of symbol is referred to in different theoretical contexts: in language theory, cognitive theory, art historical theory, semiotics, awareness theory, and sociological theory. The book addresses 38 different approaches. The description covers theorists from Aristotle... more...

  • Studien zur Originalität der römischen Komödieby Eckard Lefèvre

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 148.56

    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$ 47.72

    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$ 42.36

    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$ 148.56

    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...