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- Old Street Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
The Number One Colombian Bestseller Oblivion is a memorial to the author's father, HÃ©ctor Abad GÃ³mez, whose criticism of the Colombian regime led to his murder by paramilitaries in 1987. A work of deep feeling and consummate skill, it paints an unforgettable picture of a man who followed his conscience and paid for it with his life, during one of... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 119.00
It is often believed that it is rational to behave morally because it is irrational to break moral norms. Against this commonly held view, the author argues that rationality prescribes that it is always permissible to act morally, but in cases where rational self-interest conflicts with moral norms, both moral and immoral actions can be... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00
This book details the TERM (The Enormous Regional Model) approach to regional modeling. It focuses on applications to water policy and includes details of additional theory and database requirements of dynamic TERM-H2O. more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2009; US$ 66.80
Hauptbeschreibung Der Liberalismus ist zum Inbegriff eines abstrakten, auf das individuelle Kalkül reduzierten Politikverständnisses geworden. Historisch verweist der Begriff jedoch auf den Ausgangspunkt eines jeden politischen Handelns in der Freiheit des Einzelnen. Um diesen Ausgangspunkt zu akzentuieren, spricht der an der Humboldt-Universität... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.00
Waiting , Ha Jin portrays the life of Lin Kong, a dedicated doctor torn by his love for two women: one who belongs to the New China of the Cultural Revolution, the other to the ancient traditions of his family's village. Ha Jin profoundly understands the conflict between the individual and society, between the timeless universality of the human heart... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2001; US$ 15.95
From the remarkable Ha Jin, winner of the National Book Award for his celebrated novel Waiting , a collection of comical and deeply moving tales of contemporary China that are as warm and human as they are surprising, disturbing, and delightful. In the title story, the head of security at a factory is shocked, first when the hansomest worker on the... more...
- CRC Press 2003; US$ 265.00
This practical reference remains the most comprehensive guide to the fundamental theories, techniques, and strategies used for battery operation and design. It includes new and revised chapters focusing on the safety, performance, quality, and enhancement of various batteries and battery systems. From automotive, electrochemical, and high-energy applications... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.95
A New York Times Notable Book One of the Best Books of the Year: Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Entertainment Weekly, Slate In A Free Life , Ha Jin follows the Wu family ? father Nan, mother Pingping, and son Taotao ? as they sever their ties with China in the aftermath of the 1989 massacre at Tiananmen Square and begin a new life... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.95
A New York Times Notable Book A Washington Post, Los Angeles times, and San Jose Mercury News Best Book of the Year Ha Jin?s seismically powerful new novel is at once an unblinking look into the bell jar of communist Chinese society and a portrait of the eternal compromises and deceptions of the human state. When the venerable professor Yang,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
Ha Jin?s masterful new novel casts a searchlight into a forgotten corner of modern history, the experience of Chinese soldiers held in U.S. POW camps during the Korean War. In 1951 Yu Yuan, a scholarly and self-effacing clerical officer in Mao?s ?volunteer? army, is taken prisoner south of the 38th Parallel. Because he speaks English, he soon becomes... more...