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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00
This study explores Chaucer's present-day cultural reputation by way of popular culture. In just the past two decades his texts have been adapted to a wide variety of popular genres, including television, stage, comic book, hip-hop, science fiction, horror, romance, and crime fiction. This cultural recycling involves a variety of functions but... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 13.99
Most people would agree that thoughtful behavior and common decency are in short supply, or simply forgotten in hurried lives of emails, cellphones, and multi-tasking. In Choosing Civility , P. M. Forni identifies the twenty-five rules that are most essential in connecting effectively and happily with others. In clear, witty, and, well...civilized... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 13.99
Many of us find ourselves confronted with rudeness every day and don?t know how to respond. From the intrusive cell-phone user who holds loud conversations in public to the hostile highway driver who cuts one off with a quick swerve of his car, politeness seems to be on a downward spiral, surprising us at every turn. P.M. Forni, the author of ... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 14.99
Professor Forni, founder of The Civility Initiative at Johns Hopkins, is America's civility expert. In his first two books, Choosing Civility and The Civility Solution , he taught readers the rules of civil behavior and ways of responding to rudeness. Now, in The Thinking Life , he looks at the importance of thinking in our lives: how we... more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 290.00
This book considers the different concepts of hydrophile-lipophile balance (HLB) of surfactants and solid particles and the main physicochemical properties of surfactant and solid interfaces which are used to definite the hydrophile-lipophile balance. The book comprehensively analyses all interfacial and bulk properties of surfactants used for the... more...
- Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 72.95
The study of the structure and function of tetrapyrrolic compounds has excited the interests of organic chemists, biochemists, botanists and biologists for more than a hundred years. Scientific analysis began with the first descriptions of naturally occurring porphyrins, and progress was made towards understanding the structure of chlorophyll. This... more...
- Elsevier Science 1992; US$ 72.95
Although sampling errors inevitably lead to analytical errors, the importance of sampling is often overlooked. The main purpose of this book is to enable the reader to identify every possible source of sampling error in order to derive practical rules to (a) completely suppress avoidable errors, and (b) minimise and estimate the effect of unavoidable... more...
- Rastogi Publications 2009; US$ 50.00
This laboratory manual is written, based on the practical syllabus formulated by University Grants Commission, to cater the needs of M. Sc. Biotechnology laboratory course. While finalising the contents of this book Biotechnology syllabi of several universities have also been consulted. For uniformity and convenience of the students, the book has been... more...
- F+W Media 2012; US$ 4.99
Follow orders or die. Anika Washington knows the rules laid down by the counterterrorist agency that owns her. When she aborts a mission in order to spare a young girl, she?s given an ultimatum: take on a new mission that requires betraying her fellow operative, and lover, or forfeit her own life. After discovering that her lover, Gianni, has chosen... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2010; Not Available
'Two things you want to remember about the good old days, Ned. They weren't that good and they're not that old.' Detective Nhu 'Ned' Kelly is in way over her head. Not every member of the New South Wales police force has welcomed the young, half-Vietnamese woman into a job where the old school still makes the rules. When two bodies are discovered... more...