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- Safari Books Ltd. 2011; US$ 49.95
There is a general agreement that piracy; counterfeiting and passing off are unfair. However, there is often surreptitious ñ or even open ñ sympathy for, say, those who purchase counterfeit designer fashions or the latest technical gadgets. The pirate is even sometimes represented as a daring evil hero. In this book, Prof. Dora Nkem Akunyili,... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 196.00
This book focuses on the role of the emperor and the image of the Roman Empire as a whole during the time period from Augustus to Constantine. It analyses this image by taking into account the epigraphic, literary, numismatic and archaeological sources from Phoenicia to Osrhoene and from Commagene to Arabia. While discussing Graeco-Roman cities and... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2009; US$ 139.99
This is the first book to look at the ties between European modernism and democracy in a cross-cultural manner. Focusing on the continental avant-gardes of the nineteen-tens and twenties, Sascha Bru's original and provocative book fundamentally revises our understanding of modernism's cultural and political history. Bru brings together a wide... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 139.00
Presents an introduction to the theory and operation of drift chambers, one of the important modern methods of elementary particle detection. This book covers topics such as the basics of gas ionization, electronic drift and signal creation and discusses the fundamental limits of accuracy and the issue of particle identification. more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 84.00
In 1906, for the first time in his life, F.T. Marinetti connected the term avant-garde with the idea of the future, thus paving the way for what is now commonly called the modernist or historical avant-garde. Since 1906 the ties between the early twentieth-century European aesthetic vanguard and politics have been... more...
- Springer London 2011; US$ 129.00
Shows readers how to simulate a multi-level supply chain by using the system dynamics methodology Includes illustrations and graphs related to simulation results from the Vensim program, whose main programming code is also provided Contains practice problems and solutions more...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 7.28
These are the Faroe Islands as they were some fifty years ago: sea–washed and remote, with one generation still tied to the sea for sustenance, and a younger generation turning towards commerce and clerical work in the towns. At the post–hunt whale–meat auction, the normally cautious Ketil enthusiastically bids for more meat than he can afford. ... more...
- Elsevier Health Sciences France 2012; US$ 16.99
Cet ouvrage d?annales permet une préparation optimale aux épreuves du concours d?entrée en écoles de moniteur-éducateur : - l?épreuve écrite d?admissibilité qui peut prendre des formes très diverses : résumé, questions et/ou commentaire à partir d?un texte, culture générale, dissertation ; - l?épreuve orale d?admission qui consiste en... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
Wittgenstein took literature extremely seriously and did not consider it of secondary importance.However, academic philosophy often shies away from the literary inflection of his philosophy. This is the first book to provide detailed discussions of his engagement with individual authors, such as Dostoevsky, Goethe, and Shakespeare. The... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 109.00
The human hand and its dexterity in grasping and manipulating objects are some of the hallmarks of the human species. For years, anatomic and biomechanical studies have deepened the understanding of the human handâ??s functioning and, in parallel, the robotics community has been working on the design of robotic hands capable of manipulating objects... more...