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- The Floating Press 2003; US$ 4.50
The Metamorphosis begins almost comically. A man wakes up to find he has turned into an insect. But the claustrophobic, dirty room and the increasingly distressed narrator soon turn this into a tale of slow horror. Most horrifying of all is his family's reaction to his metamorphosis and their final solution to the problem. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 10.95
A brilliant, darkly comic reimagining of Kafka?s classic tale of family, alienation, and a giant bug. Acclaimed graphic artist Peter Kuper presents a kinetic illustrated adaptation of Franz Kafka?s The Metamorphosis . Kuper?s electric drawings?where American cartooning meets German expressionism?bring Kafka?s prose to vivid life, reviving the original... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 25.00
(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Franz Kafka?s imagination so far outstripped the forms and conventions of the literary tradition he inherited that he was forced to turn that tradition inside out in order to tell his splendid, mysterious tales. Scrupulously naturalistic on the surface, uncanny in their depths, these stories represent the achieved art... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95
From 1573 to 1617, Master Franz Schmidt was the executioner for the towns of Bamberg and Nuremberg. During that span, he personally executed more than 350 people while keeping a journal throughout his career. A Hangman?s Diary is not only a collection of detailed writings by Schmidt about his work, but also an account of criminal procedure in Germany... more...
- Merkur Publishing 2015; US$ 0.00
Though cast in the form of a novel, Frabato the Magician is in fact the spiritual autobiography of Franz Bardon, one of the twentieth century?s greatest Hermetic adepts. Frabato was the author?s stage name during his career as a performing magician, and it is Frabato who occupies center stage in the novel as well. Set in Dresden, Germany, in the early... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 290.00
This volume examines the deep sea ecosystem from a variety of perspectives. The initial chapters examine the deep-sea floor, the deep pelagic environment and the more specialised chemosynthetic environments of hydrothermal vents and cold seeps. These environments are examined from the perspective of the relationship of deep-sea animals to their physico-chemical... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Analyzes various forms of partnership among socioeconomic actors to highlight the social conventions and entrepreneurial culture that connect and intensify the energies at the root of local dynamism. This book demonstrates how entrepreneurship can be fostered in order to support collective development. more...
Ethical Challenges in Study Design and Informed Consent for Health Research in Resource-poor SettingsWorld Health Organization 2007; US$ 25.00
This review considers ethical challenges to research design and informed consent in biomedical and behavioral studies conducted in resource-poor settings. A review of the literature explores relevant social, cultural, and ethical issues in the conduct of biomedical and social health research in developing countries. Ten case vignettes illustrate ethical... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00
Challenges the priority that rich countries give to economic growth as an over-arching objective of economic policy. This book presents three arguments on why rich countries should turn away from economic growth as the primary policy objective and pursue objectives that enhance well-being. It is intended for academics, students, and activists. more...
- Elsevier Science 1987; US$ 72.95
This book is a collection of contemporary applications of psychological insights into practical human factors issues. The topics are arranged largely according to an information processing/energetic approach to human behavior. Consideration is also given to human-computer interaction and organizational design. more...