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  • Peter of Auvergneby Christoph Flüeler; Lidia Lanza; Marco Toste

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    Peter of Auvergne (?1304) is one of the most productive and most influential commentators of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Paris. This volume of conference proceedings represents the first examination of his life and work as a whole. A comparison with contemporaneous authors demonstrates that Peter presents a thoroughly distinctive... more...

  • Philosophische Anthropologie im 21. Jahrhundertby Hans-Peter Krüger; Gesa Lindemann

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 70.00

    Die Buchreihe "Philosopische Anthropologie" wird mit einem Band eröffnet, der die Philosophische Anthropologie im Streit vorstellt. Geführt wird dieser Streit um das Paradigma der Philosophischen Anthropologie und um ihre Methoden im Unterschied sowohl zu anderen Philosophien als auch zu den verschiedenen Erfahrungswissenschaften. Ihre Grenzbestimmungen... more...

  • An Introduction to Abstract Algebraby Derek J.S. Robinson

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 70.00

    This is a high level introduction to abstract algebra which is aimed at readers whose interests lie in mathematics and in the information and physical sciences. In addition to introducing the main concepts of modern algebra, the book contains numerous applications, which are intended to illustrate the concepts and to convince the reader of the utility... more...

  • Faszinosum 'Klang'by Wolf Gerhard Schmidt

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The analysis of sound phenomena and their cultural functions has become a major field of research. Adopting an anthropological perspective, this book aims, among other things, to usefully integrate findings from the natural sciences. The essays explore the relationship of sound to cognition, cultural theory, literary aesthetics, mediality,... more...

  • Nazi Crimes against Jews and German Post-War Justiceby Edith Raim

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    While the International Military Tribunal and the subsequent American Military Tribunals at Nuremberg dealt with a variety of Nazi crimes, these courts did not consider themselves cognizant in adjudicating wrongdoings against those who lost German citizenship based on the so-called ?Nuremberg laws,? such as Germany?s Jews. Until recently,... more...

  • Die Stellung der deutschen Sprache in der Weltby Ulrich Ammon

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    This book provides an overview of the global position of the German language and its recent history. It illuminates the position of German in the context of a global constellation of competing languages, examining unique features and congruities in such areas as business, science, diplomacy, linguistics, word art, the media, and foreign... more...

  • Praxishandbuch Bibliotheksmanagementby Rolf Griebel; Hildegard Schäffler; Konstanze Söllner

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 224.00

    Similar to its predecessor work, The Modern Library , The Practical Handbook of Library Management is a handbook that covers all aspects of library organization. It provides an overview of library management in Germany, with special emphasis on current developments in consideration of the international context. It also offers a detailed... more...

  • Im/Politeness Implicaturesby Michael Haugh

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume brings together two highly researched but also highly controversial concepts, those of politeness and implicature. A theory of implicature as social action and im/politeness as social practice is developed that opens up new ways of examining the relationship between them. It constitutes a fresh look at the issues involved that... more...

  • Leseförderung in Öffentlichen Bibliothekenby Kerstin Keller-Loibl; Susanne Brandt

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00

    This work presents theory surrounding the promotion of literacy and reading from a practical perspective. It aims to help librarians plan and implement projects to promote literacy and reading for users of all ages, from young children to seniors. Discussed topics range from early childhood literacy support to special programs for adolescent... more...

  • Das römische Spielewesen in der Spätantikeby Alexander Puk

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    Daily life in Late Antiquity was heavily influenced by the tradition of Roman games. This is the first comprehensive study of the world of games in Late Antiquity, with special attention to specific forms of games in the provinces. Using both documentary and archeological sources, the author suggests new regional and chronological differentiations... more...