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- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 24.95
The seminal biography of the twentieth century?s premier chronicler of the paranormal, Charles Fort?a man whose very name gave rise to an adjective, fortean , to describe the unexplained. By the early 1920s, Americans were discovering that the world was a strange place. Charles Fort could demonstrate that it was even stranger than anyone suspected.... more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 26.95
Here is the seminal biography of the magician's magician, Howard Thurston, a man who surpassed Houdini in the eyes of showmen and fans and set the standard fro how stage magic is performed today. Everyone knows Houdini-but who was Thurston? In this rich, vivid biography of the "greatest magician in the world," celebrated historian of stage magic... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 12.99
An acclaimed historian sleuths out literature?s most famous vampire, uncovering the source material ? from folklore and history, to personas including Oscar Wilde and Walt Whitman ? behind Bram Stoker?s bloody creation. In more than a century of vampires in pop culture, only one lord of the night truly stands out: Dracula. Though the name... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 18.95
This Encyclopedia Forteana anthologizes the cult hero?s four classic works on the strange, the unexplained, and the just plain weird: The Book of the Damned, Lo!, Wild Talents , and New Lands . It features Fort?s complete, unabridged text and a subject index. Here are the four books that invented our understanding of the paranormal. These are... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 1997; US$ 38.77
Hauptbeschreibung Volker Then behandelt ein für die Geschichte des 19. Jahrhunderts wichtiges Thema. Im Prozess der Industrialisierung war das neue Transportsystem Eisenbahn ja von größter Bedeutung. Die Untersuchung ist wirtschafts- und sozialgeschichtlich orientiert, verknüpft auch Unternehmergeschichte mit der Geschichte des Bürgertums. Es geht... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
In this important book, pre-eminent economic sociologist Volker Bornschier analyzes growth and development in the Old and New Worlds - the so-called 'developed' countries. He shows how sociological and political factors have a massive impact on economic change in those countries. The book is a significant contribution to the burgeoning literature... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 145.00
Wireless Communications over MIMO Channels: Applications to CDMA and Multiple Antenna Systems covers both, state-of-the-art channel coding concepts and CDMA and multiple antenna systems, rarely found in other books on the subject. Furthermore, an information theoretical analysis of CDMA and SDMA systems illuminate ultimate limits and demonstrates... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 175.00
English self -forms and related words from other Germanic languages (e.g. Dutch zelf, Swedish själv, etc.) are used in two different functions: as ?intensifiers? (e.g. The president himself made the decision ) and as markers of reflexivity ( John criticized himself). On the basis of a comparative syntactic and semantic analysis, this book addresses... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 39.99
Gives an introduction to complex analysis in several variables. This book points out many cross-references to other parts of mathematics, such as functional analysis or algebras. A major focus is extension phenomena alien to the one-dimensional theory, which are expressed in Hartog's Kugelsatz, the theorem of Cartan-Thullen, and Bochner's theorem. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 249.99
The book describes the properties, analytical methods and the applications of different polyvinylpyrrolidone excipients (povidone, crospovidone, copovidone etc.) for use in pharmaceutical preparations. This group of excipients is one of the most important excipients used in modern technology to produce drugs. The book is intended for all persons working... more...