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- World Trade Press 2008; US$ 39.00
A Short Course in International Business Culture describes how to develop international cultural awareness and avoid cultural faux pas. It identifies key cultural differences, explains how to read unspoken cultural signals and pinpoint conflicts and oppor more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 75.00
This examination and comprehensive assessment of apocalyptic film studies fifty films that illustrate the variety, range and different categories of the genre. Apocalyptic films are those that depict, on screen as part of the story, an event threatening the extinction of mankind. A brief overview identifies seven major categories of apocalyptic films:... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00
The Devil has been represented in many film genres, including horror, comedy, the musical, fantasy, satire, drama, and the religious epic, and in these works has assumed many shapes and forms. This book begins with a discussion of how the devil has been portrayed on stage, how that portrayal carried over to the big screen, and what are the standard... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 39.95
From the time his Nazi regime launched World War II to the present, Adolf Hitler has frequently been depicted on film. He was largely ridiculed at first, since laughter was a powerful weapon and morale booster for nations at war. Later representations were more somber and realistic, yet Hitler's image never escaped the undertone of scorn. This... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 39.95
This book is a comprehensive filmography of biographical films featuring the lives of 65 great classical composers. Performances analyzed include Richard Burton as Richard Wagner, Cornel Wilde as Frederic Chopin, Gary Oldman as Ludwig van Beethoven, Tom Hulce as Mozart, and Katharine Hepburn as Clara Schumann, among others. Arranged alphabetically... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 28.95
though she died penniless and forgotten, Zora Neale Hurston is now recognized as a major figure in African American literature. Best known for her 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, she also published numerous short stories and essays, three other novels, and two books on black folklore. Even avid readers of Hurston?s prose, however,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 42.00
Using and applying mathematics has been a central component of the National Curriculum in mathematics. This book aims to help teachers develop their understanding and practice in this crucial area. It provides a conceptual analysis of the problem of application, together with examples of ways in which teachers can address it in their classrooms. more...