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  • Peaceful Places: San Franciscoby Raynell Boeck

    Menasha Ridge Press 2010; US$ 13.99

    The third book in a new series of city guides, Peaceful Places: San Francisco features over 100 unexpected sanctuaries, gardens, vistas, beaches, neighborhood strolls, and quiet cafés that can be found throughout The City by the Bay. It gently guides travelers who are searching for an escape from the bustle of city life. Within the book are helpful... more...

  • Parodie und parodistische Schreibweise in Thomas Manns »Doktor Faustus«by Inken Steen

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 116.82

    Although parody is central to the famous 'encounter with the Devil', the 'ironical German''s novel has generally been held to be anything but parodistic. But if we eschew normative thinking on genres, parodistic writing reveals itself to be highly varied in perspective. It enhances readability and at the same time enables narrative discourse... more...

  • Zen für Dummiesby Inken Prohl

    Wiley 2012; US$ 15.17

    Was bringt Menschen dazu, stundenlang regungslos auf einem Kissen zu sitzen? Die Faszination des Zen-Buddhismus ist gro?, da nimmt so mancher Beschwernisse auf sich bei der Suche nach Erkenntnis. Inken Prohl hat das Unaussprechliche des Zen in leicht verst?ndliche Worte gefasst. Sie zeigt, warum das angebliche "Nichts" des Zen - keine Lehre und keine... more...

  • Der Zugang zu Nothäfen und sonstigen Notliegeplätzen für Schiffe in Seenotby Inken von Gadow-Stephani

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 38.39

    In jüngerer Vergangenheit wurde in Seenot geratenen Schiffen häufig der Zugang zu Häfen verwehrt. Umweltkatastrophen oder Flüchtlingstragödien waren oftmals die Folge. Dies belegen die Fälle der Erika, Tampa und Prestige. Ausgehend von dem historischen Nothafenrecht und allgemeinen Notstandsrechten untersucht die vorliegende Dissertation das Recht... more...

  • Imperial Boundariesby Brian J. Boeck

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    A study of imperial expansion and local transformation on Russia's Don Steppe frontier during the age of Peter the Great. more...

  • Involving Children and Young People in Health and Social Care Researchby Jennie Fleming; Thilo Boeck

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    Led by both children?s rights perspectives and methodological arguments, there is an increasing emphasis on children and young people?s participation in health and social care research by researchers, policy makers and funding bodies ? with many now considering the active involvement of children and young people a requirement. There is little exploration... more...

  • Sich und andere führenby Birgit Inken Fingerle

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 63.70

    Good management begins with managing oneself, whether I am a library manager or working in an informal setting. If I want to successfully lead other people, I have to start out by knowing and managing myself well. This volume provides the right tools for promoting self-knowledge and achieving one's personal goals. more...

  • Mikropolitiken des Friedensby Inken Schmidt-Voges

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 74.32

    The study investigates how the semantics of peace functioned in domestic conflicts between 1760 and 1810. The analysis of communicative practices of the actors in court reveals the importance of notions of peace in conflict regulation at the political micro-level. This first systematic exploration of the discourse on domestic tranquility... more...

  • Imagining the Byzantine Pastby Elena N. Boeck

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 99.00

    The first comparative, cross-cultural study of medieval illustrated histories that engage in a direct, confrontational dialogue with Byzantine historical memory. more...

  • The Integration of the Second Generation in Germanyby Inken Sürig; Maren Wilmes

    Amsterdam University Press 2015; US$ 36.99

    This report on the German results of the Integration of the Second Generation in Europe (TIES) survey looks at the integration process for second-generation inhabitants of Turkish and Yugoslavian backgrounds living in Berlin and Frankfurt. A common expectation in migration research is that second-generation immigrants in Europe should already be gaining... more...