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- Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 24.91
<P>Das moderne Landeswappen von Rheinland-Pfalz (wie auch das des Saarlandes) lässt nicht erkennen, dass wesentliche Teile dieses Landes bis ins 20. Jahrhundert preußisch bzw. bayerisch waren. Nur dem Kenner erschließt sich, dass der pfälzische Löwe (in beiden Fällen) die Verbindung herstellt. Bewusst knüpfte man nach 1945 bei der Gestaltung... more...
- The Floating Press 2003; US$ 4.50
The Metamorphosis begins almost comically. A man wakes up to find he has turned into an insect. But the claustrophobic, dirty room and the increasingly distressed narrator soon turn this into a tale of slow horror. Most horrifying of all is his family's reaction to his metamorphosis and their final solution to the problem. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 128.00
With increasing numbers of students wishing to become conference interpreters, but limited capacities in most university degree programs, accurate admission testing is an important means of predicting an applicant’s chances of completing the program successfully. This article focuses on three aptitude tests for simultaneous interpretation: Pöchhacker’s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Stillness in Motion in the Seventeenth Century Theatre provides a comprehensive examination of this aesthetic theory. The author investigates this aesthetic history as a form of artistic creation, philosophical investigation, a way of representing and manipulating ideas about gender and a way of acknowledging, reinforcing and making a critique of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 109.95
This book describes in detail how the property market operates, giving a clear picture of the economics of development and the way which development issues are defined by (and in their turn have an effect on) community and individual needs. By describing how the market works and explaining the factors which need to be analysed, the author aims to... more...
Ethical Challenges in Study Design and Informed Consent for Health Research in Resource-poor SettingsWorld Health Organization 2007; US$ 25.00
This review considers ethical challenges to research design and informed consent in biomedical and behavioral studies conducted in resource-poor settings. A review of the literature explores relevant social, cultural, and ethical issues in the conduct of biomedical and social health research in developing countries. Ten case vignettes illustrate ethical... more...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 325.00
Joint replacement has been one of the major successes of modern medicine. Its continued success depends on effective collaboration between clinicians and researchers across many different areas in science and medicine. This important book brings together the wide range of research in this area and its implications for clinical practice. The book sets... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 290.00
This volume examines the deep sea ecosystem from a variety of perspectives. The initial chapters examine the deep-sea floor, the deep pelagic environment and the more specialised chemosynthetic environments of hydrothermal vents and cold seeps. These environments are examined from the perspective of the relationship of deep-sea animals to their physico-chemical... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Challenges the priority that rich countries give to economic growth as an over-arching objective of economic policy. This book presents three arguments on why rich countries should turn away from economic growth as the primary policy objective and pursue objectives that enhance well-being. It is intended for academics, students, and activists. more...