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  • The New North American Studiesby Winfried Siemerling

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 41.95

    Winner of the English Book Award, Grand Prix du Livre 2006 de la Ville de Sherbrooke. In this original and groundbreaking study, Winfried Siemerling examines the complexities of recognition and identity, rejecting previous nationalized thinking to approach North American cultural transformations from transnational and interdisciplinary perspectives.... more...

  • Rain Forest Literaturesby Lucia Sá

    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...

  • Ellipsis in Comparativesby Winfried Lechner

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 238.00

    The present monograph defends a new, semantically transparent account of the comparative construction, which incorporates novel analyses of various phenomena related to the complex interdependencies between word-order, ellipsis and interpretation. In particular, the study discusses the implications of two central hypotheses: (i) Comparative... more...

  • The Girl Who Played Goby Shan Sa

    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...

  • Alexander and Alestriaby Shan Sa

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    re-creating the lives of two of the most intriguing rulers in history, Shan Sa brings us a novel filled with the sound of hooves, the whistle of arrows, blood, passion, and betrayal. The familiar figure of Alexander the Great comes to new life in this richly imagined tale, which entwines his historical legacy with a fantastic love affair set in a... more...

  • Empressby Shan Sa

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.49

    Such is the voice of Shan Sa's unforgettable heroine in her latest literary masterpiece, Empress . Empress Wu, one of China's most controversial figures, was its first and only female emperor, who emerged in the seventh century during the great Tang Dynasty and ushered in a golden age. Throughout history, her name has been defamed and her story distorted... more...

  • Psychiatrie der Brandstiftungby Winfried Barnett

    Steinkopff 2005; US$ 79.99

    Die pathologische Brandstiftung ist seit über 200 Jahren Gegenstand intensiver forensisch-psychiatrischer Auseinandersetzungen. Die vorliegende Arbeit zeichnet die Diskussion von ihren Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart nach und gibt einen Überblick über sämtliche theoretische Konzeptionen und empirische Befunde. Anhand einer theoriegeleiteten Auswertung... more...

  • Electron Dynamics by Inelastic X-Ray Scatteringby Winfried Schuelke

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 219.99 US$ 189.19

    The book offers the first comprehensive review of experimental methods, theory, and successful applications of synchrotron radiation based inelastic X-ray scattering (IXS) spectroscopy, which enables the investigation of electron dynamics in condensed matter (correlated motion and excitation). more...

  • Change!by Winfried Berner

    Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag für Wirtschaft Steuern Recht GmbH 2010; US$ 46.64

    Aus der Praxis für die Praxis. Anhand von 15 realen Fallstudien aus Konzernen, mittelständischen Unternehmen, Verwaltungen und Non-Profit-Organisationen erschließt das gut verständliche Buch das Thema Change Management. Ob Prozessoptimierung, Kulturveränderungen oder Sanierungen ? die mit den Praxisbeispielen verknüpften Fragestellungen beleuchten... more...

  • Datum und Kalenderby Winfried Görke

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 29.99

    Nach einer Einführung in das Kalenderwesen erläutert der Autor Alternativen zum gregorianischen Kalender. Er präsentiert verschiedene Kalendersysteme wie den europäischen, den japanischen, chinesischen und den jüdischen Kalender und erläutert anhand der Oster-Berechnung die Methoden der Informatik, die für die Festlegung kalenderabhängiger Festtage... more...