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- Arcadia Books Limited 2008; US$ 7.28
There have been a strange succession of deaths at Helsinki tube stations. The police are baffled: nobody has seen anything and the CCTV tapes show nothing. The plot centres on a fanatical priest who brainwashes teenagers into carrying bomb-filled backpacks. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
The award-winning author of Waiting and War Trash returns to his homeland in a searing new novel that unfurls during one of the darkest moments of the twentieth century: the Rape of Nanjing. In 1937, with the Japanese poised to invade Nanjing, Minnie Vautrin?an American missionary and the dean of Jinling Women?s College?decides to remain at... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.00
Winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award The place is the chilly border between Russia and China. The time is the early 1970s when the two giants were poised on the brink of war. And the characters in this thrilling collection of stories are Chinese soldiers who must constantly scrutinize the enemy even as they themselves are watched for signs of the fatal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
Offering an interdisciplinary approach to narrative, this book investigates storyworlds and minds in narratives across media, from literature to digital games and reality TV, from online sadomasochism to oral history databases, and from horror to hallucinations. It addresses two core questions of contemporary narrative theory, inspired by recent... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 165.00
More than a millenium of contact between Finno-Ugric (Mordvin, Mari and Permic) and Turkic languages (Bulgar-Chuvash and Volga Kipchak) in the Volga-Kama area have produced conditions of multilingualism and mutual linguistic influence. Lexical borrowings have been well studied and offer a starting point for exploring less treated aspects such as phonological... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00
Liberal Utilitarianism and Applied Ethics explores the foundations of early utilitarianism and, at the same time, the theoretical bases of social ethics and policy in modern Western welfare states. Matti Hayry sees the main reason for utilitarianism's growing disrepute among moral philosophers is that its principles cannot legitimately be extended... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 159.00
The author presents in The Drift of Sea Ice the fundamental laws of sea ice drift which come from the material properties of sea ice and the basic laws of mechanics. The resulting system of equations is analysed for the general properties of sea ice drift, the free drift model and analytical models for ice drift in the presence of internal friction,... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 210.00
This book is the first cross-linguistic study of clausal negation based on an extensive and systematic language sample. It examines the ways in which negation is expressed in the languages of the world from a new perspective and proposes a typological classification based on the structural differences between affirmative and negative clauses,... more...