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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99
Under the heartless vault of the Greenland's arctic sky the body of a girl is discovered. Half-naked and tied up, buried hundreds of miles from any signs of life, she has lain alone, hidden in the ice cap, for twenty-five years. Now an ice melt has revealed her. When Detective Chief Superintendent Konrad Simonsen is flown in to investigate this horrific... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
As China has blended market reforms with comprehensive industrial policies, most research has focused on the national government's strategies for economic growth. However, one of the unique characteristics of industrial policy in China is that it involves government intervention at all levels, from the political elite all the way down to village leaders.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 48.95
Has the cell phone forever changed the way people communicate? The mobile phone is used for ?real time coordination while on the run, adolescents use it to manage their freedom, and teens ?text to each other day and night. The mobile phone is more than a simple technical innovation or social fad, more than just an intrusion on polite society. This... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 82.99 US$ 71.37
This book rereads five major works by John Okada, Louis Chu, Frank Chin, and Maxine Hong Kingston in order to reconceptualize the relationship between the past and present of post-WWII Asian American literary history. Drawing on work in cultural studies, postmodern and poststructuralist theory, social history, and neo-pragmatism, Ling offers fresh... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 75.00
In this unprecedented study, Lúcia Sá approaches indigenous texts as creative works rather than source material. She offers a historical overview of the impact of these texts on mainstream Spanish-American and Brazilian literatures, detailing comparisons with native sources and making close analyses of major instances, such as Mário de Andrade?s classic... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 189.00
Oil tankers are not the only vessels that have caused oil pollution at sea. Numerous spills in the past have been of heavy fuel oil from non-tankers. However, the international liability and compensation regime covered only oil pollution damage caused by oil tankers. There was thus a need to bring the law on marine oil pollution responsive to oil... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
As the Japanese military invades 1930s Manchuria, a young girl approaches her own sexual coming of age. Drawn into a complex triangle with two boys, she distracts herself from the onslaught of adulthood by playing the game of go with strangers in a public square--and yet the force of desire, like the occupation, proves inevitable. Unbeknownst to the... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 29.95
While a growing number of popular and scholarly works focus on Asian Americans, most are devoted to the experiences of larger groups such as Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino, and Indian Americans. As the field grows, there is a pressing need to understand the smaller and more recent immigrant communities. Emerging Voices fills this gap... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
See how thirty-six of China?s most successful and innovative entrepreneurs are creating the global economy of tomorrow. In these pages you?ll learn valuable lessons from remarkable business leaders, such as: ? Zhang Yin, chairwoman of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited, who trans- formed wastepaper into a personal fortune estimated at $3.4... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 28.19
At a time when the influence of Islam and the Arab world dominate newspaper headlines as a result of bloodshed and terrorist threats, it will come as a welcome relief to learn of Sultan Qaboos. The very term 'Sultan' conjures up shades of peacock thrones and riches beyond the dreams of avarice. This incredible scene has almost vanished . . . but not... more...