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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 16.99
In this deeply etched and haunting memoir, Vivian Gornick tells the story of her lifelong battle with her mother for independence. There have been numerous books about mother and daughter, but none has dealt with this closest of filial relations as directly or as ruthlessly. Gornick's groundbreaking book confronts what Edna O'Brien has called "the... more...
- Bitingduck Press 1999; US$ 2.99
The dead too have hopes...?? And among the hopeful dead is Alex Resartus: obtuse professor, obscure novelist, schizophrenic...and vampire.??As an obtuse professor, he bewilders and frustrates his bored students; as an obscure novelist with a once-promising reputation, he desires to recover his creative powers, but his shattered mind stands in the way.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book takes a cultural studies approach to analyze and account for the ways in which related to film, literature, cultural production, ideology, social change and modernity were in raised in the leftwing film movement of the 1930s. more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96
In these innovative essays, Vivian Sobchack considers the key role our bodies play in making sense of today's image-saturated culture. Emphasizing our corporeal rather than our intellectual engagements with film and other media, Carnal Thoughts shows how our experience always emerges through our senses and how our bodies are not just visible objects... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 320.00
Targeted towards institutional asset managers in general and chief investment officers, portfolio managers and risk managers in particular, this practical book serves as a comprehensive guide to quantitative portfolio optimization, asset allocation and risk management. Providing an accessible yet rigorous approach to investment management, it gradually... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 33.00 US$ 28.60
Designed to help employees in all positions and areas of an organization develop knowledge, awareness, and skills for valuing diversity and creating a truly inclusive environment, this workbook will also help you understand your organization's diversity initiative and your role in supporting it. Upon completing the workshop, you will: Understand... more...
- Landes Bioscience 2007; US$ 45.00
1. The Menstrual Cycle. John T. Queenan. 2. Puberty and Its Disorders. Adelina M. Emmi and Lawrence C. Layman. 3. Amenorrhea. Michael Wittenberger and Alicia Armstrong. 4. Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding. William R. Phipps. 5. Diagnosis and Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Kathleen M. Hoeger. 6. Obesity: Recognition and Treatment in Women. Erin... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 43.96
Although, bifurcation theory of equations with autonomous and periodic time dependence is a major object of research in the study of dynamical systems since decades, the notion of a nonautonomous bifurcation is not yet established. In this book, two different approaches are developed which are based on special definitions of local attractivity and... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 186.86
Section I examines historical philosophical understandings of expertise in order to situate the current institution of bioethics. Section II focuses on philosophical analyses of the concept of expertise, asking, among other things, how it should be understood, how it can be acquired, and what such expertise warrants. Finally, section III addresses... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2006; US$ 23.95
In one hand, Jesse Breedlove holds a bottle of Cuervo Gold - or what's left of it - in the other, the shovel with which he has just unearthed the bones of a small girl buried in the cellar of a Catholic church in Omaha, Nebraska. So begins Breedlove's odyssey across the literal and mythical landscapes of America. more...