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- Atria Books 2006; US$ 18.99
With more than seventy mouthwatering recipes, this vibrant memoir by food writer Viviana Carballo shares the Havana of her childhood -- warm nights, pounding surf, energetic music, and the memorable meals that both nourished and delighted her and her family throughout the years. In the 1940s and 1950s, at the height of government corruption,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 32.95 US$ 26.36
In their personal lives, people consider it essential to separate economics and intimacy. We have, for example, a long-standing taboo against workplace romance, while we see marital love as different from prostitution because it is not a fundamentally financial exchange. In The Purchase of Intimacy , Viviana Zelizer mounts a provocative challenge... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36
Over the past three decades, economic sociology has been revealing how culture shapes economic life even while economic facts affect social relationships. This work has transformed the field into a flourishing and increasingly influential discipline. No one has played a greater role in this development than Viviana Zelizer, one of the world's leading... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 27.95
'Household Business' traces the genre's origins in the cycle plays of medieval England and examines its aesthetic configurations in relation to extra-literary discourses and practices that underwrote Renaissance ideologies of private life. more...
- Random House Children's Books 2011; US$ 3.99
Simple, funny action words and onomatopoeia describe three silly ducks' rather impolite visit to their Auntie Goose's house. This rollicking, tongue-twisting, rhyming story of three enthusiastic houseguests, paired with the lively artwork of illustrator Viviana Garofoli, is sure to be a speedy favorite of beginning readers everywhere. Step 1 (Ready... more...
- i5 Publishing 2012; US$ 24.99
A determined guard dog with true family appeal, the Hovawart descends from German working farm dogs of the 13th century. The breed's name, in fact, descends from the Middle Ages, and translates as "farm guard." A rare breed outside native Germany, the Hovawart has many followers in Europe and a growing fancy in America, making this Special Rare-Breed... more...
- UPA 2013; US$ 31.99
This book explores new urbanism and urban revitalization within the context of public policy developments. Back to the Future examines the historical roots and the beginnings of new urbanism and illustrates how this movement has become a nationwide trend in response to changing demographics and the real estate crisis. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 135.00
If Douglas Biber and his collaborators in the Longman Grammar of Spoken and Written English (Biber et al. 1999) had not devoted a great deal of work to replicate the corpus-driven methodology used by Bent Altenberg (1993) in the identification and analysis of recurrent word combinations, chances are lexical bundles and the dozens of studies of lexical... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2015; US$ 3.99
American history mixes with legend in four classic ghost tales for Step 4 early readers: a Cape Cod ghost horse that leads ships away from danger; a portrait that protests being moved within Virginia?s Shirley Plantation museum; a Colorado miner who continued to look for love even after his bones were dumped down an outhouse hole; and a one-handed... more...
- Springer London 2012; US$ 179.00
This book explores the concept of waste-to-energy through a 5-step process which reflects stages in the transformation of refuse flows to a valuable commodity such as clean energy. Reviews the current state of technology, and includes real-world examples. more...