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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 39.95
This unique and authoritative guide describes more than 400 important Chinese symbols, explaining their esoteric meanings and connections. Their use and development in Chinese literature and in Chinese customs and attitudes to life are traced lucidly and precisely. `An ideal reference book to help one learn and explore further, while simultaneously... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34
Schmidgen draws on legal and economic writings to analyse the description of houses, landscapes, and commodities in eighteenth-century fiction. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 41.00 US$ 33.62
This book considers the role of European Christian democratic parties in the making of the European Union. more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 154.99 US$ 133.29
This book lays new foundations for the study of reference and truth. It explores truth in the light of Noam Chomsky's Minimalist Program and argues that truth is a function of the human mind. It sets out an internalist reconstruction of meaning and explores its outcomes in language and thought. more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 174.14
The volume at hand contains a special edition of the commentary by Wolfram Henckel on §§ 129-147 of the German Insolvency Act from Jaeger's extensive commentary on the Insolvency Act. It contains the entire insolvency appeal procedure and provides a basic, current and comprehensive commentary on this core part of the Insolvency Act. With the... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 271.00 US$ 234.87
This first book to focus on the important and topical effect of light on polymeric materials reflects the multidisciplinary nature of the topic, building a bridge between polymer chemistry and physics, photochemistry and photophysics, and materials science. Written by one experienced author, a consistent approach is maintained throughout, covering... more...
- Wakefield Press 1991; US$ 7.99
Cardiac resuscitation was often applied to a patient who was fast asleep. The hapless victim woke from a peaceful slumber to find somebody, often an infidel, jumping up and down on his chest.'Lydia Laube worked as a nurse in Saudi Arabia in a society that does not allow women to drive, vote, or speak to a man alone. Wearing head-to-toe coverings... more...
- Wakefield Press 1994; US$ 7.99
I sat in the windowless and windscreenless front seat of the truck receiving proposals of marriage: only three, I must admit, but then I was only there three quarters of an hour and wasn't looking my best.'Lydia Laube worked as a nurse in Saudi Arabia and described her tribulations and triumphs in the best-selling traveller's yard Behind the Veil.... more...
- Wakefield Press 2003; US$ 7.99
The dinner menu had the usual interesting items such as "Soap" and "A Fried Monk" not to mention "Chicken Amok". The waiter couldnt tell me what amok meant, but I tried it and it turned out to be, not a crazy chicken running around with a cleaver, but chicken pieces in a soup coloured a kind of caterpillar-innards... more...
- Wakefield Press 1999; US$ 7.99
?A chance conversation on the Trans Siberian Express en route to Outer Mongolia causes Lydia Laube to veer off course and take a long way home. She heads south thousands of kilometres to the eerie mountains of South China, in search of a broachable pass into Vietnam. Lydia never takes no for an answer. Against all protests she finds ways to venture... more...