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- PM Press 2015; US$ 9.99
Over the course of a long career, Brian Morris has created an impressive body of engaging and insightful writings?from social anthropology and ethnography to politics, history, and philosophy?that is accessible to the layperson without sacrificing analytical rigor. But until now, the essays collected here, originally published in obscure journals... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 24.95
Most baseball fans want to hear about stellar players and spectacular plays, statistics and storied franchises. Level Playing Fields sheds light on a usually unnoticed facet of the game, introducing fans and historians alike to the real fundamentals of baseball: dirt and grass. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1992; US$ 40.00
This collection of 97 Cantonese love songs aims to give a wider audience the opportunity of reading these songs in English. The author investigates the language and social background of the songs and provides cross-references to Chinese and Western literature. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 29.95
This book is the result of one man's twenty-year quest to solve some of baseball's most enduring mysteries--the "cold cases" of major leaguers about whom virtually nothing is known. (In many instances, the various baseball encyclopedias list only their names and one other word: "deceased.") Some of these mysterious players... more...
- Real African Publishers 2013; US$ 19.99
A young man arrives in Johannesburg from a village in northern Mozambique and is conscripted into one of the city?s oldest organized crime syndicates. Joao Mucavinho soon learns who really runs this bad city: who controls the money, the ?kwash,? and the turn of the dice. But the city is on the brink of monumental changes; it is about to explode?and... more...
- Ivan R. Dee 2006; US$ 28.99
A fascinating and charming encyclopedic collection of baseball firsts, describing how the innovations in the game-in rules, equipment, styles of play, strategies, etc.- occurred and developed from its origins to the present day. The book relies heavily on quotations from contemporary sources. more...
- Ivan R. Dee 2009; US$ 15.99
Today the baseball catcher is a familiar but uninspiring figure. Decked out in the so-called tools of ignorance, he stolidly goes about his duty without attracting much attention. But it wasn't always that way, as Peter Morris shows in this lively and original study. In baseball's early days, catchers stood a safe distance back of the batter. Then... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 215.00
Biomedical Imaging: Applications and Advances discusses the technologies and latest developments in the increasingly important field of imaging techniques for the diagnosis of disease, monitoring of medical implants, and strategies for personalized medicine. Chapters in part one explore the full range of imaging technologies from atomic force... more...
- F+W Media 2008; US$ 16.95
"Do your employees plan exit strategies around the water cooler? Are your office hallways filled with nasty gossip? Is your productivity shrinking and your profits dissolving? As a manager, every day you're faced with disgruntled employees. Now Peter Morris, host of the popular radio show "The Business Shrink,"draws on his long experience to help... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 56.95
Recent years have seen major developments in our understanding of how memories works. Aspects of Memory gives a clear introduction by some of the world's leading experts. The first two chapters of set past theorising about memory in an historical context and identify the major aspects of memory to be captured by any theoretical account. Later chapters... more...