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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 33.95
Language, Society and Power is the essential introductory text for students studying language in a variety of social contexts. This book examines the ways in which language functions, how it influences thought and how it varies according to age, ethnicity, class and gender. It seeks to answer such questions as: How can a language reflect the... more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 38.95
This complete resource shows how to create an inclusive schedule that promotes achievement, supports diverse programs, and makes the most of limited time and resources. more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 14.28
Meet Mohan, a rhino with painfully sore feet. And Patch, a falcon with a broken wishbone. And Kachina, a bear cub with brittle bones. Not to mention Alfredito, a hippo suffering from a sever bout of toothache. All these animals owe their lives to the dedicated zoo and wild animal vets who employ boundless ingenuity and expertise... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 89.00
A transnational study of Asian performance shaped by the homoerotics of orientalism, Brown Boys and Rice Queens focuses on the relationship between the white man and the native boy. Eng-Beng Lim unpacks this as the central trope for understanding colonial and cultural encounters in 20th and 21st century Asia and its diaspora. Using the... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 62.99
This book deals with a central topic at the interface of chemistry and physics - the understanding of how the transformation of matter takes place at the atomic level. Building on the laws of physics, the book focuses on the theoretical framework for predicting the outcome of chemical reactions. - ;This book deals with a central topic at the interface... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 105.00
This comparative study investigates the epic lineage that can be traced back from Derek Walcotts Omeros and Ezra Pounds Cantos through Dantes Divina Commedia to the epic poems of Virgil and Homer, and identifies and discusses in detail a number of recurrent key topoi . A fresh definition of the concept of genre is worked out and presented,... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 147.00
This book addresses the problem of Milton's poetics of the passion, a tradition he revises by turning away from late medieval representations of the crucifixion and drawing instead on earlier Christian images and alternative strategies. more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 49.10
"Ich bin bereit, für die Figur, die ich haben möchte, zu sterben!" sagt eine Patientin mit Anorexia nervosa (Magersucht). Idealbilder gab es schon immer, doch was veranlasst in unserer Bildgetragenen Informationsgesellschaft dieses Paradox, dass junge Menschen dafür ihr Leben geben? more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 73.99
What are the things that we assert, believe, and desire? The orthodox view among philosophers is eternalism: these are contents that have their truth-values eternally. Transient Truths provides the first book-length exposition and defense of the opposing view, temporalism: these are contents that can change their truth-values along with changes in... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2013; US$ 39.91
Hauptbeschreibung Während einige EU-Staaten wie Großbritannien und Frankreich bezüglich nationaler Rechnungslegung bereits weitgehend mit International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) konform gehen, wurde eine Eignung für Deutschland bislang überraschend wenig diskutiert. Doch welchen Nutzen könnte die Einführung der IPSAS stiften und... more...