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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 169.10
The present monograph represents itself as a tutorial to the ?eld of optical properties of thin solid ?lms. It is neither a handbook for the thin ?lm prac- tioner,noranintroductiontointerferencecoatingsdesign,norareviewonthe latest developments in the ?eld. Instead, it is a textbook which shall bridge the gap between ground level knowledge on optics,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 89.83
A book providing an overview of the various wood and tree fungi that damage trees, lumber, and timber. Special focus is given to identification, prevention, and remediation techniques, and the book bridges the gap between research and application. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.95
As butler to William Randolph Hearst at San Simeon castle, Christian Benediktsson lives quietly, almost invisibly. He completes his tasks efficiently and with aplomb, catering to the whims of the volatile Chief and overseeing the running of the hectic household. Privy to the goings-on of the celebrity guests who visit as well as to Hearst?s intimate... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00
By looking at the later Wordsworth's ekphrastic writings about visual art and his increased awareness of the printed dimension of his work, Simonsen calls attention to what is uniquely exciting about this neglected body of work, and argues that it complicates traditional understandings of Wordsworth based on his so-called Great Decade. more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 169.06
The study is located at the interface of text linguistics, sociolinguistics, pragmatic stylistics and system theory. It is the first to analyse what is known as the Red Army Faction's "Info" system ? the written communication used by the members during their imprisonment between 1973 and 1977 ? on the basis of a newly developed system-theoretical... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2009; US$ 50.00
Antisemitism is generally thought to derive from chimerical images of Jews, who became the victims of these projections. Some scholars, however, allege that the Jews own conduct was the main cause of the hatred directed toward them in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Olaf Blaschke takes up this provocative question by considering the tensions... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 158.49
The present study is concerned with sources for the history of the dioceses of Reims and Trier since the 8th century. It starts with essential information on the history of these dioceses in the Early Middle Ages which can be traced back mainly to accounts by the influential Archbishop Hinkmar of Reims (845-882). The problems of Hinkmar?s... more...
- Sourcebooks 2009; US$ 14.99
"History, romance, and even a little mystery all combined in one wonderful book." -Best Sellers World, Five Star Review Maggie went in search of a love story, but she never expected to find her own... Desperate to escape her life in a small Pennsylvania mining town, Maggie Joyce accepts a job in post-World War II London, hoping to find adventure.... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 158.49
?Goethe is still considered one of the great critics of rhetoric, who in his writing did not follow the tradition of the schools of rhetoric. Nevertheless he dealt with questions of rhetoric repeatedly, and he thoroughly studied the works of the authorities in the field of rhetoric in antiquity and his own time. This monograph investigates... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 247.00
Das Doppelbuch Sibyllinische Orakel 1-2 ist eine historische Apokalypse, die biblische und heidnische Mythologie harmonisiert. Die vorliegende Studie sieht darin ein Zeugnis der jüdisch-heidnischen Symbiose in Kleinasien, das im 2. Jahrhundert n. Chr. christlich bearbeitet wurde. Sie enthält einen detaillierten Kommentar. Sibylline Oracles book 1... more...