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- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 15.00
ghet-to n. (Merriam-Webster dictionary) Italian, from Venetian dialect ghèto island where Jews were forced to live; literally, foundry (located on the island), from ghetàr , to cast; from Latin jactare to throw 1: a quarter of a city in which Jews were formerly required to live 2: a quarter of a city in which members of a minority... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 266.00
The dramatic works of Jacob Locher (1471-1528) have largely fallen into oblivion. Introduced here in chronological order, they are set within their cultural contexts. In 1495, Jacob Locher was the first German author to stage a tragedy on the classical model. His stage presentations of contemporary events placed the theatre as a means of influencing... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 24.95 US$ 17.46
Black Power Inc. explores the emergence of a new black elite that sees business and economics as the true base of American power, rather than politics. Instead of mobilizing voters, they are storming boardrooms across the country and establishing themselves in positions of real influence. Now, Fortune magazine writer Cora Daniels, one of the primary... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2010; US$ 9.99
When shy Jenny Cooper goes to stay with her cousin Jane Austen, she knows nothing of the world of beautiful dresses, dances, secrets, gossip, and romance that Jane inhabits. At fifteen, Jane is already a sharp observer of the customs of courtship. So when Jenny falls utterly in love with Captain Thomas Williams, who better than Jane to help her win... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 37.00
This companion to the popular Hot Links by the same author provides informative annotations for an additional 300+ fiction and nonfiction books-contemporary and classic-that support and enhance the middle school curriculum. The selected titles represent top-quality literature that ties into all areas of the curriculum. The books were chosen for the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 37.00
When looking for exciting, quality literature to use in the middle school classroom, reach for this book. It identifies and describes 300 contemporary and classic books that relate to middle school science, history (ancient cultures and U.S.), physical education, English language (classic literature, grammar, and usage), mathematics, and fine arts.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 80.00
This book reveals how imitations of Ovid's works helped to redefine emotional experience and the political efficacy of emotional expression in late sixteenth-century England. more...
Du bist, was du isst. Wissen wir noch, wer wir sind? Lebensmittelskandale in der modernen NahrungskulturDiplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 30.04
Eines der prägenden Kennzeichen unserer gegenwärtigen Nahrungskultur - sofern dabei überhaupt noch von Kultur gesprochen werden darf - sind die alljährlich neuen Lebensmittelskandale. Die Häufung solcher Zwischenfälle gibt Anlass zu einer diffizilen Auseinandersetzung mit diesem Phänomen. In der vorliegenden Untersuchung wird der Frage nachgegangen,... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.04
Der 11. September 2001 hat die Welt verändert. Sowohl in den USA als auch in Deutschland haben die Terroranschläge die Menschen nachhaltig in Angst versetzt. Anhand einer Untersuchung von Meinungsumfragen wird gezeigt, dass dies die Bereitschaft der Bevölkerung, Einschränkungen von bürgerlichen Freiheiten zugunsten gesteigerter Sicherheitsbedingungen... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 5.57
Jane wants to meet a hero worthy of her extraordinary imagination: a gentleman who is dashing and daring and handsome and brave; who can dance like a viscount and duel like a king. Jane and Jenny are whiling away the season in Bath and there are plenty of dances, rumours and scandals to entertain them. But a good reputation, once lost, is gone forever;... more...