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- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 18.68
Believed to be Kalidasa's first work, Malavikagnimitram is the love story of King Agnimitra and the court dancer Malavika. The tale unfolds through humorous palace interludes, vivid descriptions of fine arts and the cunning machinations of court players. Even in this early work, Kalidasa's characteristic penchant for romance, art and natural beauty... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00
When Mieke Bal reread the story of Joseph and Potiphar?s wife as an adult, she was struck by differences between her childhood memories of a moral tale and what she read today. In Loving Yusuf ¸ Bal seeks to resolve this clash between memory and text, using the same story, in which Joseph spurns the advance of his master?s wife who then falsely... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 52.00
Doris Salcedo, a Colombian-born artist, addresses the politics of memory and forgetting in work that embraces fraught situations in dangerous places. Noted critic and theorist Mieke Bal narrates between the disciplines of contemporary culture in order to boldly reimagine the role of the visual arts. Both women are pathbreaking figures, globally renowned... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2007; US$ 65.90
This study is a critical investigation into the category of tribes in South Asia. It breaks away from previous studies of tribes in the region. While it focuses on one so-called tribal community, the Garos of Bangladesh, it neither studies Garo culture as such, nor their social organization. Instead it deals with the evolution of Garo identity/ethnicity... more...
"Ich werd ja doch nur Hausfrau!": Eine Untersuchung aktueller Schulbücher zum Mathematikunterricht nach GeschlechtsrollenstereotpyeDiplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 18.77
Hauptbeschreibung Mathematik gilt als ein dominierend männliches Fach. Die Unvereinbarkeit der Vorstellung von Weiblichkeit mit Mathematik zeigt sich in doppelter Weise: Erstens empfinden viele, dass Frauen und Mädchen für Mathematik nicht kompetent genug seien und zweitens werden diejenigen, die Interesse an Mathematik zeigen, in ihrer Weiblichkeit... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
A feminist literary theorist, specialist in Rembrandt, and a scholar with a knack for reading Old Testament stories, Mieke Bal weaves a tapestry of signs and meanings that enrich our senses. Her subject is the act of showing, the gesture of exposing to view. In a museum, for example, the object is on display, made visually available. "That's how it... more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences APAC 2012; US$ 8.46
Of all lower extremity amputations, 40-70% are related to diabetes. In most studies, the incidence of lower leg amputation is estimated to be 5-25/100,000 inhabitants/year: among people with diabetes the number is 6-8/1,000. Lower extremity amputations are usually preceded by a foot ulcer in people with diabetes. The most important factors related... more...
- CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95
At the intersection of computer science and healthcare, data analytics has emerged as a promising tool for solving problems across many healthcare-related disciplines. Supplying a comprehensive overview of recent healthcare analytics research, Healthcare Data Analytics provides a clear understanding of the analytical techniques currently available... more...
- Book Enclave 2008; US$ 45.00
This book deals with the strategies of retail management. Selected aspects of store based institutions and service strategies are presented and provide a comprehensive overview of retail strategies. Each chapter depicts a profile of a selected institutional format in the American retail distribution structure. The concept of competition frequently... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2009; US$ 9.00
This paper estimates factors affecting demand for Fund financing by Low-Income Countries (LICs) in response to policy and exogenous shocks. Various economic variables including reserve coverage, current account balance to GDP, real GDP growth, macroeconomic stability, and terms of trade shocks are found to be significant determinants of Fund financing.... more...