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  • Advances in Understanding Strategic Behaviourby Steffen Huck

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 49.00

    This volume contains sixteen original articles documenting recent progress in understanding strategic behaviour. In their variety they reflect an entire spectrum of coexisting approaches: from orthodox game theory via behavioural game theory, bounded rationality and economic psychology to experimental economics. There are plenty of new models and insights... more...

  • Mexico: A Global Studies Handbookby James Huck

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 75.00

    Mexico: A Global Studies Handbook is an ideal introduction to the United States' southern neighbor for students, travelers, businesspeople, or other interested readers. It debunks a variety of myths and misconceptions that have evolved over time, clarifying the realities of both historic and contemporary Mexico. Mexico offers an authoritative... more...

  • Quicksandsby Sybille Bedford

    Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 14.09

    Beginning in 1956 with the publication of A Legacy, Sybille Bedford has narrated - in fiction and non-fiction - what has been by turns her sensuous, harrowing, altogether remarkable life. In this magnificent memoir, she moves from Berlin during the Great War to the artists' set on the Côte d'Azur of the 1920s, through lovers, mentors, seducers and... more...

  • The Faces of Justiceby Sybille Bedford

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 16.03

    'Going to law courts is a good education for a novelist. It provides you with the most extravagant material, and it teaches the near impossibility of reaching the truth.' Sybille Bedford, Paris Review (1993) For The Faces of Justice (1961) Sybille Bedford journeyed through Europe to sit in the press box of the courts of law - high courts, low... more...

  • Jigsawby Sybille Bedford

    Eland Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57

    This intensely remembered, partly autobiographical novel, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1989, describes the childhood of Billi, a girl growing up in Europe between the wars. When her father dies, she swaps life in a run-down German château for an exhilarating existence with her beautiful, talented and unreliable mother on the French... more...

  • A Compass Errorby Sybille Bedford

    Daunt Books 2012; US$ 11.67

    A powerful and merciless book - a classic coming-of-age novel.' Hilary Mantel 'Bedford writes of the lure of the sensual life, the picnics, lobster salad, hock and seltzer and going to the opera, in Italy, in summer . . .' The Times 'A mesmerising writer.' Nicholas Shakespeare 'One of our greatest writers.' Rosie Boycott 'There will always be people... more...

  • A Favourite of the Godsby Sybille Bedford

    Daunt Books 2012; US$ 11.67

    One of Britain's most stylish and accomplished writers.' Telegraph 'Sybille Bedford is the most sensual of writers. No one writes as she does about the smells and colours of the Mediterranean, about the pleasure of food and wine.' Victoria Glendinning 'A writer of consummate artistry.' Auberon Waugh 'An excellent stylist and a splendid narrator . .... more...

  • Pleasures and Landscapesby Sybille Bedford

    Daunt Books 2014; US$ 11.67

    In these eight evocative and unpredictable essays, Sybille Bedford chronicles her adventures through Europe over a thirty-year period. With her elegant prose and razor-sharp insight, Bedford takes us on a propulsive journey - dropping us into the passenger seat as she drives to meet Martha Gellhorn in Capri, taking us across the wind-swept piazzas... more...

  • A Visit to Don Otavioby Sybille Bedford

    Eland Publishing 2014; US$ 14.57

    Mexico, through the eyes of Sybille Bedford, is a country of passion and paradox: arid desert and shrieking jungle, harsh sun and deep shadow, violence and sentimentality. In her frank descriptions of the horrors of travel- trapped in a broiling stationary train, or in a bus with a dead fish against her face- she gains our trust. But it is the charmed... more...

  • Soldaten gegen Nordamerikaby Stephan Huck

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 56.10

    Der Autor klärt, wer diese Männer waren und aus welchen Gründen sie Soldaten wurden. So wird ein deutliches Bild des Soldaten im 18. Jahrhundert sichtbar. Die spezifischen Erfahrungen der Braunschweiger Soldaten im Garnisonsdienst in Kanada, im Feldzug gegen die "Rebellen" an der Seite von Briten und Indianern sowie nach der Konvention... more...