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- Algora Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95
Drawn from Chinese classics of history, Hung Hing Ming's biographies introduce China's most emblematic historical figures and the cultural attributes fostered by China's ancient chronicles. This book is about one of the greatest emperors in Chinese history, Zhao Kuang Yin,founder of the Song Dynasty (960-1279). He is honored for having... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Translation Studies, one of the fastest developing fields in the humanities since the early 1980s, has so far been Euro-centric both in its theoretical explorations and in its historical grounding. One of the major reasons for this is the unavailability of reliable data and systematic analysis of translation activities in non-Eurpean cultures. While... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 149.00
History tells us that translation plays a part in the development of all cultures. Historical cases also show us repeatedly that translated works which had real social and cultural impact often bear little resemblance to the idealized concept of a ?good translation?. Since the perception and reception of translated works ? as well as the translation... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 158.00
This volume contains selected papers from the 4th Language International Conference on ?Teaching Translation and Interpreting: Building Bridges? which was held in Shanghai in December 1998. The collection is an excellent source of ideas and information for teachers and students alike. With contributions from five continents, the topics discussed cover... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 60.00
No other civilization in the pre-modern world was more obsessed with creating underground burial structures than the Chinese. For at least five thousand years, from the fourth millennium BCE to the early twentieth century, Chinese people devoted an extraordinary amount of wealth and labour to building tombs and furnishing them with exquisite objects... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 60.00
This richly illustrated book examines the changing significance of ruins as vehicles for cultural memory in Chinese art and visual culture from ancient times to the present. The story of ruins in China is different from but connected to ?ruin culture? in the West. This book explores indigenous Chinese concepts of ruins and their visual manifestations,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00
Self-regulation involves students' beliefs about their own potential for actions, thoughts, feelings and behaviors that will then allow them to work toward their own academic goals. Clearly, the need for self-regulation in higher education is crucial, This volume describes the theories, tools, and techniques that can be used to assist in the promotion... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
This original book examines how prominent communist intellectuals in China during the revolutionary period (1921-1940) constructed and presented identities for themselves and looks at how they narrated their place in the revolution. more...
- Wiley 2001; US$ 39.99
A software testing survival guide for those who work in Internet time With Internet applications spreading like wildfire, the field of software testing is increasingly challenged by the brave new networked world of e-business. This book brings you up to speed on the technologies, testing concepts, and tools you'll need to run e-business applications... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 119.95
The study of random sets is a large and rapidly growing area with connections to many areas of mathematics and applications in widely varying disciplines, from economics and decision theory to biostatistics and image analysis. The drawback to such diversity is that the research reports are scattered throughout the literature, with the result that... more...