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- OUP Oxford 1987; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.39
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...
- 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...
- OUP Oxford 1994; US$ 7.99 US$ 7.19
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...
- Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 18.35
From his reporting on Islamic true believers to his descriptions of the postcolonial world, V. S. Naipaul has been a controversial figure in contemporary letters. Winner of the Nobel Prize, Naipaul has traveled throughout the world, looking at its varied cultures and seeking out others' stories, recording... more...
- Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 23.95
"This book will provoke intellectually, ideologically, and emotionally loaded responses in the U.S., Germany, and Israel. Barnouw's critique of the 'enduringly narrow post-Holocaust perspective on German guilt and the ensuing fixation on German remorse' questions taboos that the political and cultural... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 20.59
Der Praxis-Leitfaden für den Stationsalltag Die Intensivpflege der kleinsten Patienten erfordert eine hohe Kompetenz und Verantwortung. Dieser Praxisleitfaden erleichtert Ihnen zum einen den Einstieg in das Fach der neonatologischen und pädiatrischen Intensivpflege und ist gleichzeitig Ihr Begleiter während der Fachweiterbildung, denn er gibt schnell... more...
- Springer US 2008; US$ 212.06
It has become widely acknowledged, and almost trivial to state, that the study of the control and coordination of biological movement ? motor control ? is inherently multidisciplinary. From the investigation of overt functional behavior to the int- cacies of neuronal activations, the issues are numerous and invite many different levels of analysis,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 80.58
Das ?Heidelberger Gelehrtenlexikon 1933-1986" enthält Namen und Biographien von insgesamt 975 Professoren, darunter 19 Professorinnen. Aufgenommen wurden alle planmäßigen außerordentlichen und ordentlichen Professoren, die zwischen 1933 und 1986 an der Universität Heidelberg gelehrt haben. Der Band schließt lückenlos an die vorangegangenen drei Bände... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 79.87
In light of the fundamental legal changes that are to take effect shortly, the anticipated revised edition brings this work up to date once again. It offers a coherent and condensed total presentation of the law of descent as well as parental custody. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 32.00
Tracing sexual violence in Europe's twentieth century from the Armenian genocide to Auschwitz and Algeria to Bosnia, this pathbreaking volume expands military history to include the realm of sexuality. Examining both stories of consensual romance and of intimate brutality, it also contributes significant new insights to the history of sexuality. more...