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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Russian scientist Elie Metchnikoff was a Nobel Prize winner who vastly advanced our understanding of the immune system and is credited with creating the field of gerontology, which is the study of aging, lifespans, and longevity. Penned by his wife, this thoughtful and probing biography presents a detailed account of the obstacles Metchnikoff overcame... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 14.99
Loving Daughters takes place in a small village in New South Wales and is a brilliant, unsentimental portrait of two sisters: one artistic and restless, the other houseproud and her father?s favorite. The entry of an eligible young man into their lives creates a disturbing triangle of desire and rivalry. more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 69.99
The history of crisis management shows that companies embark on particular strategies in response to crisis. So why are some companies? crisis communication strategies successful, while others are not The purpose of this book is to broaden the existing knowledge of crisis response strategies by focusing on corporate identity as one of the factors that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
This book explores how clothing consumption has changed in Russia in the past 20 years as capitalism has grown in a postsocialist state, bringing with it a "consumer revolution." It shows how there has been and continues to be a massive change in the fashion retail market and how ideal lifestyles portrayed in glossy magazines and other media have... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
No marriage of a major twentieth-century writer lasted longer than Vladimir Nabokov's. Véra Slonim shared his delight at the enchantment of life's trifles and literature's treasures, and he rated her as having the best and quickest sense of humour of any woman he had met. From their meeting in 1921, Vladimir's letters to his beloved Véra form a narrative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 178.00
This study focuses on the national higher education policies and institutional strategies that foster or hinder individual Russian universities in applying newfound principles of autonomy. This new autonomy has become more dramatic with the decentralization of power, transition to the market economy, and severe state austerity since Perestroika. This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 79.95
Children's Lifeworlds examines how working children face the challenge of having to combine work with school in Kerala. Moving beyond the usual concern with child labour and welfare to a critical assessment of the daily work routine of children, this book questions how class and kinship, gender and household organization, state ideology and education... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1965; US$ 90.00
A manual for the identification f the ferns, fern allies, flowering plants, trees, shrubs, and herbs of Minnesota?s Arrowhead region, this volume lists 113 botanic families and describes 1,300 species, with keys for identification. There are 80 line drawings of plant species and 419 maps showing distribution. more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 54.99
Olga Fischer presents a critical analysis of morphosyntactic change and the mechanisms that trigger it. She shows how changes in discourse, lexicon, semantics, pragmatics, and sound interact with changes in morphosyntax, and considers the interface between the internal and external factors of change. She reveals how rates and speed of change in morphosyntax... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00
The story of the divine singer who could tame wild animals and enchant inanimate nature, and who for love of his wife descended to the underworld, has exercised a never-ending fascination throughout all epochs. It is therefore scarcely surprising that the myth of Orpheus became a source of inspiration and his figure a leading character for the new... more...