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- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 122.00
This book brings together, for the first time under a single cover, international comparisons of the major topics in sports economics. Contributors are all renowned scholars of the international sports scene in Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, the Pacific Rim, North America, and Europe. The reader will find an overview of sports in particular countries... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
In this volume, the author offers a substantial reconsideration of same-sex relations in the early modern period, and argues that early modern writers ? rather than simply celebrating a classical friendship model based in dyadic exclusivity and a rejection of self-interest ? sought to innovate on classical models for idealized friendship. This book... more...
- Timber Press 2007; US$ 20.95
This book celebrates the plants of the Old Testament and New Testament, including the Apocrypha, and of the Quran. From acacia, the wood of the tabernacle, to wormwood, whose bitter leaves cured intestinal worms, 81 fascinating chapters?covering every plant that has a true botanical counterpart?tell the stories of the fruits and grains, grasses and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 98.99
Quantum optics, i.e. the interaction of individual photons with matter, began with the discoveries of Planck and Einstein, but in recent years it has expanded beyond pure physics to become an important driving force for technological innovation. This book serves the broader readership growing out of this development by starting with an elementary description... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This volume brings together two vibrant areas of Renaissance studies today: memory and sexuality. The contributors show that not only Shakespeare but also a broad range of his contemporaries were deeply interested in how memory and sexuality interact. Are erotic experiences heightened or deflated by the presence of memory? Can a sexual act be commemorative?... more...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 220.00
The promise of MEMS for aerospace applications has been germinating for years, and current advances bring the field to the very cusp of fruition. Reliability is chief among the challenges limiting the deployment of MEMS technologies in space, as the requirement of zero failure during the mission is quite stringent for this burgeoning field. MEMS and... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 32.99
Mediated Images of the South: The Portrayal of Dixie in Popular Culture, edited by Slade, Givens-Carroll, and Narro, seeks to explore and understand the impact of the image of the Southerner within mass communication and popular culture by looking at images in politics, film, television, public relations, advertising, sports and social media. more...
- Bucknell University Press 2011; US$ 32.99
Scots like Iain N. Banks and Ken MacLeod lead in a futuristic tradition, for from MacDonald, Barrie, and Stevenson onwards, Scots have been speculating in ways derived from their unique circumstances: lacking political power, they imagine future spaces and different places?with a twist. Nineteenth-century thermodynamics (theorized in Scotland),... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 97.99
Since its founding in 1943, Medievalia et Humanistica has won worldwide recognition as the first scholarly publication in America to devote itself entirely to medieval and Renaissance studies. Since 1970, a new series, sponsored by the Modern Language Association of America and edited by an international board of distinguished scholars and critics,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 54.99
Intelligence and the National Security Strategist: Enduring Issues and Challenges presents students with a useful anthology of published articles from diverse sources as well as original contributions to the study of intelligence. The collection includes classic perspectives from the history of warfare, views on the evolution of U.S. intelligence,... more...