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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Although courtly literature is often associated with a chivalrous and idyllic life, the fifteen original essays in this collection demonstrate that the quest for love in the world of medieval courtly literature was underpinned by violence. Lovers were rejected, mistrust ruled, rape was a rampant problem, and marriage was often characterized by brutality.... more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 19.95 US$ 13.97
Karl Albrecht defines social intelligence (SI) as the ability to get along well with others while winning their cooperation. SI is a combination of sensitivity to the needs and interests of others, sometimes called your ?social radar,? an attitude of generosity and consideration, and a set of practical skills for interacting successfully with people... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 109.00
This book is based on the lecture notes of courses given by the author over the last decade at the Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg and the Technical University of Berlin. Since the author is concerned with researching material the ory and, in particular, elasto-plasticity, these courses were intended to bring the students close to the frontiers... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 19.95 US$ 13.97
Karl Albrecht?s bestselling book Social Intelligence showed us how dealing with people and social situations can determine success both at work and in life. Now, in this groundbreaking book Practical Intelligence, Albrecht takes the next step and explains how practical intelligence (PI) qualifies as one of the key life skills and offers a conceptual... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
The chastity belt is one of those objects people have commonly identified with the ?dark? Middle Ages. This book analyzes the origin of this myth and demonstrates how a convenient misconception, or rather contorted imagination, of an allegedly historical practice has led to profoundly erroneous interpretations of alleged control mechanisms used by... more...
- Springer Vienna 2005; US$ 159.00
Selten hatte eine Krankheit soviel Mutlosigkeit hervorgerufen wie die Spondylarthritis - kylosans: bei den Betroffenen, weil viele einem unausweichlich scheinenden Schicksal e- gegengingen, das zwar unterschiedliche Facetten aufwies, aber zumeist unangenehme und in ihrem Ausmaß nicht vorhersagbare; und bei den Ärzten durch das bisherige Bewusstsein... more...
- Birkhäuser Boston 2007; US$ 219.00
make it look much more logical, but actually it happens quite differently. ? Atiyah [2004 ] The monographs A. F. Monna: Functional Analysis in Historical Perspective (1973), and J. Dieudonne: ´ History of Functional Analysis (1981), as well as all articles devoted to the history of functional analysis deal only with the development before 1950. Now... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 99.00
This updated and revised second edition of Elasticity and Plasticity of Large Deformations offers a careful introduction to modern non-linear mechanics. It presents in detail the used mathematical tools, such as tensor algebra and analysis. more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 252.00
The studies in this volume explore the phenomenon of sexuality in a variety of medieval and early-modern literatures, including Old English texts, Middle-High German narratives, medieval Spanish and early-modern French literature, and also eighteenth-century English novels. Art historians, historians, and social historians contribute as much... more...