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  • The Sorrow Of Warby Bao Ninh

    Random House 2012; US$ 14.38

    Kien?s job is to search the Jungle of Screaming Souls for corpses. He knows the area well ? this was where, in the dry season of 1969, his battalion was obliterated by American napalm and helicopter gunfire. Kien was one of only ten survivors. This book is his attempt to understand the eleven years of his life he gave to a senseless war. ... more...

  • Creating a Buddhist Communityby Jiemin Bao

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Jiemin Bao is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the author of Marital Acts: Gender, Sexuality, and Identity among the Chinese Thai Diaspora . more...

  • Fiery Cinemaby Weihong Bao

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    Contents Introduction Part I. Resonance 1. Fiery Action: Toward an Aesthetics of New Heroism 2. A Culture of Resonance: Hypnotism, Wireless Cinema, and the Invention of Intermedial Spectatorship Part II. Transparency 3. Dances of Fire : Mediating Affective Immediacy 4. Transparent Shanghai: Cinema, Architecture, and a Left-Wing Culture of Glass... more...

  • Digital Platforms, Imperialism and Political Cultureby Dal Yong Jin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    In the networked twenty-first century, digital platforms have significantly influenced capital accumulation and digital culture. Platforms, such as social network sites (e.g. Facebook), search engines (e.g. Google), and smartphones (e.g. iPhone), are increasingly crucial because they function as major digital media intermediaries. Emerging companies... more...

  • 100 Learning Games for Special Needs with Music, Movement, Sounds and...Silenceby Johanne Hanko

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 24.95

    This book provides inspiration and guidance for special education teachers, assistants, parents and carers on how to use lively play ideas to foster learning. Targeting key skills such as listening, self-awareness, movement, creative thinking and relaxation, each game has been developed with the capabilities of children with special needs in mind. more...

  • Time and the Work of Anthropologyby Johanne Fabian

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    The development of the dialogical approach, the autobiographical perspective and the central role of text-interpretation are all seen as characteristics of post-modern ethnography, arising from the daily chores of field research. The breakthrough into time and history, away from the timeless theorizing of structuralism and functionalism, is seen as... more...

  • Aufnahmen und Zuschreibungenby Johanne Mohs

    transcript 2014; US$ 32.30

    Intermediale Bezugnahmen zwischen Literatur und Fotografie begleitet seit jeher ein problematisches Transparenz-Apriori, das dem Text eine ähnliche Durchsicht auf die dargestellte Wirklichkeit abverlangt wie einer Fotografie. Gerät allerdings der fotografische Akt als Bezugsverfahren in den Blick, kann ein Realitätseffekt entstehen, bei dem Ähnlichkeitsansprüche... more...

  • Bâti pour durerby Johanne Rigoulot

    Fayard 2012; Not Available

    Sonia. Un amant qui disparaît, un pervers qui la harcèle au téléphone.  Clément. Une thèse de doctorat interminable, une vie sexuelle aussi misérable que les fins de mois, un boulot d?esclave pour survivre.  Muriel. Un ex-mari envahissant, un uniforme d?hôtesse de l?air tout juste bon à alimenter les fantasmes, la promesse d?une histoire d?amour dans... more...

  • Analysis and Design Principles of MEMS Devicesby Minhang Bao

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 127.00

    Sensors and actuators are now part of our everyday life and appear in many appliances, such as cars, vending machines and washing machines. MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) are micro systems consisting of micro mechanical sensors, actuators and micro electronic circuits. A variety of MEMS devices have been developed and many mass produced, but... more...

  • The Structure of Toneby Zhiming Bao

    Oxford University Press, USA 1999; US$ 144.99

    This book argues a fresh theory about the structure of tone. Bao investigates a wide range of tone sandhi data from various Chinese dialects and other Asian tone languages, providing empirical support for his proposal that tone is a formal entity which consists of register and contour. Bao establishes a clear typological distinction between register... more...