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  • Six Records of a Life Adriftby Shen Fu; Graham Sanders

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 12.50

    "Shen Fu's Six Records of a Life Adrift is the most intimate document at our disposal of private life in late imperial China. Graham Sanders now provides us with a new translation for the 21st century, which is not only well researched but also highly readable.". —Wilt Idema, Harvard University. "This delightful nineteenth-century... more...

  • Generalized Structured Component Analysisby Heungsun Hwang; Yoshio Takane

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.95

    Winner of the 2015 Sugiyama Meiko Award (Publication Award) of the Behaviormetric Society of Japan Developed by the authors, generalized structured component analysis is an alternative to two longstanding approaches to structural equation modeling: covariance structure analysis and partial least squares path modeling. Generalized structured component... more...

  • The Hen Who Dreamed she Could Flyby Sun-mi Hwang

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 9.99

    This is the story of a hen named Sprout. No longer content to lay eggs on command only to have them carted off to the market, she glimpses her future every morning through the barn doors, where the other animals roam free, and comes up with a plan to escape into the wildand to hatch an egg of her own. An anthem for individuality and motherhood, The... more...

  • Chinese Firms and Technology in the Reform Eraby Yizheng Shi

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In Chinese Firms and Technology in the Reform Era , Yizheng Shi analyses the technological behaviour of state- owned firms. In particular he shows how they have imported, utilised and assimilated foreign technology into their operations. The author argues that despite being granted more autonomy and having to face increased competition, Chinese firms... more...

  • Metaphor and Literalism in Buddhismby Soonil Hwang

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Soonil Hwang studies the doctrinal development of nirvana in the Pali Nikaaya and subsequent tradition and compares it with the Chinese aagama and its traditional interpretation. He clarifies early doctrinal developments of Nirvana and traces the word and related terms back to their original metaphorical contexts, elucidating diverse interpretations... more...

  • Exports, Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Development in Chinaby Dr Xiaolan Fu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 110.00

    This volume, based on a series analysis using up-to-date econometric technique, systematically investigates the role that exports and foreign direct investment (FDI) have played in China's development process, and questions the received wisdom that exports and FDI are always an unalloyed blessing. It focuses on the transmission mechanisms through which... more...

  • Functional Food Ingredients and Nutraceuticalsby John Shi

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 220.00

    A growing awareness of the contributions that functional foods, bioactive compounds, and nutraceuticals make to health is creating a tremendous market for these products. In order for manufacturers to match this demand with stable, high volume production while maintaining defined and reliable composition, they must have ready access to the very latest... more...

  • Stream of Variation Modeling and Analysis for Multistage Manufacturing Processesby Jianjun Shi

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 194.95

    Variability arises in multistage manufacturing processes (MMPs) from a variety of sources. Variation reduction demands data fusion from product/process design, manufacturing process data, and quality measurement. Statistical process control (SPC), with a focus on quality data alone, only tells half of the story and is a passive method, taking corrective... more...

  • High-Temperature Superconducting Materials Science and Engineeringby Donglu Shi

    Elsevier Science 1995; US$ 72.95

    This book explores the fascinating field of high-temperature superconductivity. Basic concepts–including experimental techniques and theoretical issues–are discussed in a clear, systematic manner. In addition, the most recent research results in the measurements, materials synthesis and processing, and characterization of physical properties of high-temperature... more...

  • China's Rural Industrialization Policyby Dr Shi Cheng

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 160.00

    This book is a comprehensive and positive study of the special pattern of China's industrialization and economic development, covering all of the relevant, main policies (more than one hundred) from 1949 to the twenty-first century. more...