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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.00
"In Waiting , Ha Jin portrays the life of Lin Kong, a dedicated doctor torn by his love for two women: one who belongs to the New China of the Cultural Revolution, the other to the ancient traditions of his family's village. Ha Jin profoundly understands the conflict between the individual and society, between the timeless universality of the human... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 188.95
Environmental Soil-Landscape Modeling: Geographic Information Technologies and Pedometrics presents the latest methodological developments in soil-landscape modeling. It analyzes many recently developed measurement tools, and explains computer-related and pedometric techniques that are invaluable in the modeling process. This volume provides... more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 34.95
Following World War II, Japan's postwar constitution forbade the country to wage war or create an army. However, with the emergence of the cold war in the 1950s, Japan was urged to establish the Self-Defense Forces as a way to bolster Western defenses against the tide of Asian communism. Although the SDF's role is supposedly limited to self-defense,... more...
- Springer Vienna 2007; US$ 8.88
Wie geht es weiter ? nach der erfolgreichen Promotion? Dieser Leitfaden wird Ihnen bei der schwierigen Entscheidung eine wertvolle Stütze sein. Eine erfahrene Medizinjournalistin porträtiert hier alle Facharztrichtungen der AO der Österreichischen Ärztekammer? more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
A New York Times Notable Book A Washington Post, Los Angeles times, and San Jose Mercury News Best Book of the Year Ha Jin?s seismically powerful new novel is at once an unblinking look into the bell jar of communist Chinese society and a portrait of the eternal compromises and deceptions of the human state. When the venerable professor Yang,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
Ha Jin?s masterful new novel casts a searchlight into a forgotten corner of modern history, the experience of Chinese soldiers held in U.S. POW camps during the Korean War. In 1951 Yu Yuan, a scholarly and self-effacing clerical officer in Mao?s ?volunteer? army, is taken prisoner south of the 38th Parallel. Because he speaks English, he soon becomes... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 212.33
Providing an exhaustive review of this topic, Inorganic Mass Spectrometry: Principles and Applications provides details on all aspects of inorganic mass spectrometry, from a historical overview of the topic to the principles and functions of mass separation and ion detection systems. Offering a comprehensive treatment of inorganic mass spectrometry,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
Dickens, Journalism, and Nationhood examines Charles Dickens? weekly family magazine Household Words in order to develop a detailed picture of how the journal negotiated, asserted and simultaneously deconstructed Englishness as a unified (and sometimes unifying) mode of expression. It offers close readings of a wide range of materials that self-consciously... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
This e-book is devoted to "Human Development" - something almost intuitively longed for by the many people who want to see human beings accorded , on their own merits as unique individuals, a central, privileged position within the social system, and not merely treated as a "commodified", "monetarised" components of the... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 147.97
Linguistic academics and speech therapists will find here the first modern book-length empirical study and theoretical account of English truncatory processes. On the basis of a corpus comprising some 3000 derivatives, the book provides a systematic investigation of the structural properties of six different patterns of English name truncation and... more...