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  • Faust: Part Oneby J. W. von Goethe; David Luke

    OUP Oxford 1987; US$ 5.99

    The legend of Faust grew up in the sixteenth century, a time of transition between medieval and modern culture in Germany. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) adopted the story of the wandering conjuror who accepts Mephistopheles's offer of a pact, selling his soul for the devil's greater knowledge; over a period of 60 years he produced one of the... more...

  • Memories Before and After the Sound of Musicby Agathe von Trapp

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 10.49

    Agathe von Trapp, the oldest daughter in the Trapp Family Singers, offers readers the real story behind an American classic in her poignant and fascinating autobiography Memories Before and After The Sound of Music. The courageous family and events immortalized in the beloved Broadway musical and hit Hollywood film come vibrantly alive in these... more...

  • Faust: Part Twoby J. W. von Goethe; David Luke

    OUP Oxford 1994; US$ 7.99

    Loosely connected with Part One and the German legend of Faust, Part Two is a dramatic epic rather than a strictly constructed drama. It is conceived as an act of homage to classical Greek culture and inspired above all by the world of story-telling and myth at the heart of the Greek tradition, as well as owing some of its material to the Arabian... more...

  • Public Sector Transformationby Frieder Naschold; Casten von Otter

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 102.00

    State administration in modern industrialized countries is facing major challenges to its basic institutional premises. The changing conditions of the global economy mean that the public sector needs to develop far-reaching strategies for innovation. A fundamental reform of the public sector is thus one of the most urgent issues on the international... more...

  • Sustainable Development, Evaluation and Policy-Makingby Anneke von Raggamby; Frieder Rubik

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    This pathbreaking book contributes to the discourse of evidence-based policy-making. It does so by combining the two issues of policy evaluation and sustainable development linking both to the policy-cycle. It covers contributions: * examining the perception of sustainability problems, which analyse the relationship between sustainability and assessment;... more...

  • Sociolinguistics / Soziolinguistik. Volume 3by Ulrich Ammon

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 506.45

    Die Soziolinguistik (oder Sprachsoziologie) hat sich im Verlauf der letzten 15 Jahre in vielen Ländern als Universitätsdisziplin etabliert. Einen Beitrag zur Lösung praktischer Probleme verspricht die Soziolinguistik unter anderem in der Sprachplanung und -normierung, der Sprach- und Sprachenpolitik sowie in der Sprachdidaktik und -therapie.... more...

  • Sociolinguistics / Soziolinguistik. Volume 1by Ulrich Ammon

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 485.30

    In the course of the last 15 years, sociolinguistics (or the sociology of language) has established itself as an academic subject in many countries. The discipline promises to be of benefit in solving practical problems in such areas as language planning and standardization,language teaching and therapy, and language policy. Both research... more...

  • Sociolinguistics / Soziolinguistik. Volume 2by Ulrich Ammon

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 506.45

    In the course of the last 15 years, sociolinguistics (or the sociology of language) has established itself as an academic subject in many countries. The discipline promises to be of benefit in solving practical problems in such areas as language planning and standardization,language teaching and therapy, and language policy. Both research... more...

  • Theodor Heuss, Aufbruch im Kaiserreichby Frieder Günther

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 42.24

    The years leading up to World War I were very influential for Theodor Heuss' development. As a school pupil in Heilbronn, a student in Munich and Berlin, and an editor in Berlin and Heilbronn, he made experiences that were to prove decisive for his later career. Besides politics he was also especially involved in the fields of visual art,... more...

  • Language Choice in European Companiesby Ulrich Ammon

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2009; US$ 119.00

    The Yearbook is devoted to linguistic problems in Europe, especially to the linguistic prerequisites and consequences of economic and political integration. Each volume deals with a particular topic, but also contains book reviews, reports on sociolinguistic research in individual countries and a bibliography with comprehensive information on new sociolinguistic... more...