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- Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 15.99
Extravagantly praised by critics and readers, this stunning story by bestselling author Kati Marton tells of the breathtaking journey of nine extraordinary men from Budapest to the New World, what they experienced along their dangerous route, and how they changed America and the world. This is the unknown chapter of World War II: the tale of nine... more...
Die Internationalisierung der Rechnungslegung und ihre Implikationen für das Europäische BilanzrechtDe Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.43
Due to the increase in the international competition for capital, the demand for internationally comparable accounting norms has received a new impetus. The previous aim was a European-wide gradual convergence on the European and national levels but now European legislators are striving for a standardization of European Accounting Law based... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 12.00
In zijn beroemde rede over het toneel als morele instelling verdedigde Friedrich Schiller in 1784 het theater als kunst van de kritiek op de samenleving. Maar wat gebeurt er als die samenleving zelf één groot spektakel is, zoals Guy Debord in 1967 al beweerde? Zijn scherpe diagnose blijkt steeds meer van toepassing te zijn, want in onze mediamaatschappij... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 16.00
"You are opening a Pandora's box," Marton was warned when she filed for her family's secret police fi les in Budapest. But her family history -- during both the Nazi and the Communist periods -- was too full of shadows. The files revealed terrifying truths: secret love aff airs, betrayals inside the family circle, torture and brutalities alongside... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
Kati Marton?s bestselling Hidden Power is an engrossing look at twelve presidential marriages?from Edith and Woodrow Wilson to Laura and George W. Bush?that have profoundly affected America?s history. Marton uncovers the behind-the-scenes dynamics of the ultimate power couples, showing how first ladies have used their privileged access to the president... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 148.00
Contributing, for instance, to the fields of nationality and borderland studies, this book offers a fascinating study of the process of ?writing a worthy past? for the Russian Orthodox monastery of Valaam during the 18th and 19th centuries. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 25.00
On the evening of September 17, 1948, a car carrying Count Folke Bernadotte, the first United Nations?appointed mediator in the Middle East, traveled up a narrow Jerusalem street. As the car shifted gears for the climb toward the New City, an Israeli Army jeep nosed into the road, forcing Bernadotte?s car and the two following him to come to a full... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 16.00
This is a memoir for anyone who has ever fallen in love in Paris, or with Paris. PARIS: A LOVE STORY is for anyone who has ever had their heart broken or their life upended. In this remarkably honest and candid memoir, award-winning journalist and distinguished author Kati Marton narrates an impassioned and romantic story of love, loss,... more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 35.00
As the world economy emerges from the financial crisis, critics are announcing an end of the American era. The United States is said to be in an inexorable decline, and the expectation for the 21st century is for China to eclipse America and for the contours of global governance to blur. The loss of America's preeminent status will undercut our sway... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.99
A fearless young Swede whose efforts saved countless Hungarian Jews from certain death at the hands of Adolf Eichmann, Raoul Wallenberg was one of the true heroes to emerge during the Nazi occupation of Eu-rope. He left a life of privilege and, against staggering odds, brought hope to those who had been abandoned by the rest of the world. Here is... more...