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- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 88.00
A broad-gauged analysis of the issues raised by experts' involvement in international and European decision-making processes. more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 21.86
Goscelin's Liber Confortatorius is extraordinary both as an example of high-medieval spiritual practice and as a record of a personal relationship. Written in about 1083 by the monk Goscelin to a protegee and personal friend, the recluse Eva, it takes up the tradition of St Jerome's letters of spiritual guidance to women, and anticipates medieval... more...
- Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 12.62
Die Heiligen am Ende des Jahres üben seit jeher eine besondere Anziehung auf die Menschen aus. Martin von Tours, Elisabeth von Thüringen, Nikolaus von Myra und manch andere sind aber nicht nur volks- und brauchtümlich geworden, sie vermögen uns durch ihr Leben und die Wahrheit ihrer Legende auch das Wesen des Reiches Gottes näher zu bringen, das mit... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
This book argues that language systems determine language use to a greater extent than is generally assumed. The author demonstrates how the typological characteristics of a language determine even the most general aspects of our stylistic preferences. Through extensive analysis of examples in German and English, the author demonstrates how analogous... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
In this ground breaking work of synthesis, Monika Fludernik combines insights from literary theory and linguistics to provide a challenging new theory of narrative. This book is both an historical survey and theoretical study, with the author drawing on an enormous range of examples from the earliest oral study to contemporary experimental fiction.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Monika Fludernik presents a detailed analysis of free indirect discourse as it relates to narrative theory, and the crucial problematic of how speech and thought are represented in fiction. Building on the insights of Ann Banfield's Unspeakable Sentences , Fludernik radically extends Banfield's model to accommodate evidence from conversational narrative,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 155.00
Policy-makers are concerned with facilitating labour mobility in the EU. In the 1990s, take-up of employment in other EU countries has remained small. This seminal work looks at the obstacles faced by women in the nursing and banking professions when they migrate between member states. Basing her analysis on the personal accounts of migrants, and discussions... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00
Heinz von Foerster never paid heed to the boundaries of academic disciplines. Having worked for a decade in research on short- and microwave technology, he published a molecular theory of memory. It was adopted by a prominent neurophysiologist because it seemed to overcome the problem of storage space in the head. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 180.00
Health constitutes a core element of welfare states and a vital nerve in the trust relation between citizen and their governments. Focusing on the health sector, this book analyzes the closely interwoven relationship between the European Union and Member States. The authors explore the dynamic and multi-fold process of de-nationalizing health policies... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 321.00
This volume contains Klopstock?s biblical dramas ?Der Tod Adams? (The Death of Adam), ?Salomo? and ?David? from the years 1757, 1764 and 1772 respectively. The critical apparatus includes all extant evidence on the creation and printing of the works, together with the most important accounts of their effects. The Appendix includes an explanatory index... more...