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- St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 8.99
Young women today have infinitely more options than their mothers and grandmothers did decades ago. "Should I become a doctor, a writer, or a stay-at-home mom?" "Should I get married or live with my boyfriend?" "Do I want children?" Women in their twenties, thirties, and forties today are wrestling with life-altering decisions about work and family?and... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 65.00
The auditor's guide to ensuring correct security and privacy practices in a cloud computing environment Many organizations are reporting or projecting a significant cost savings through the use of cloud computing—utilizing shared computing resources to provide ubiquitous access for organizations and end users. Just as many organizations,... more...
Folk Tales, Tall Tales, Trickster Tales and Legends of the Supernatural from the Pinelands of New JerseyThe Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 189.95
This annotated collection presents a unique corpus of over 400 traditional tales, collected by North Americas most distinguished scholar of Folk Studies. It includes anecdotes, historical and aetiological tales, legends (including the tales of the Jersey Devil), and tall tales. This book contains thirteen black and white photographs. more...
- University of Iowa Press 1995; US$ 32.95
Raymond Carver has become a literary icon for our time. When he died in 1988 at the age of fifty, he was acclaimed as the greatest influence on the American short story since Hemingway. Carver's friends were the stuff of legend as well. In this rich collection?greatly expanded from the earlier When We Talk about Raymond Carver ?of interviews with... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 27.95
Over the past three decades, economic sociology has been revealing how culture shapes economic life even while economic facts affect social relationships. This work has transformed the field into a flourishing and increasingly influential discipline. No one has played a greater role in this development than Viviana Zelizer, one of the world's leading... more...
- Atria Books 2006; US$ 18.99
With more than seventy mouthwatering recipes, this vibrant memoir by food writer Viviana Carballo shares the Havana of her childhood -- warm nights, pounding surf, energetic music, and the memorable meals that both nourished and delighted her and her family throughout the years. In the 1940s and 1950s, at the height of government corruption,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 32.95
In their personal lives, people consider it essential to separate economics and intimacy. We have, for example, a long-standing taboo against workplace romance, while we see marital love as different from prostitution because it is not a fundamentally financial exchange. In The Purchase of Intimacy , Viviana Zelizer mounts a provocative challenge... more...
- Springer Vienna 2013; US$ 54.99
In der Frage, ob das Prinzip von Virchow oder das von Rokitansky als Grundlage fUr die Sektionsmethode richtiger sei, sind die Meinungen geteilt. Zweifellos haben beide Methoden ihre Vorziige. Allein richtig ist es wohl, die Methode der Sektion jeweilig dem Fall anzupassen. Das geschieht auch im allge meinen und begriindet zum Teil die Unterschiede... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.04
Ausgehend von Äußerungen Julio Cortázars legt Viviana Alvarez-Schüller dar, dass Tangozitate in seinem literarischen Werk eine größere Rolle spielen als bislang vermutet. Dank beeindruckender Tango-Kompetenz nimmt sie den Leser mit auf eine sehr aufschlussreiche intertextuelle Spurensuche. Dabei erliegt sie nie der Versuchung, die Bedeutung des Tangos... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 230.00
This collection of Newfoundland folk narratives, first published in 1996, grew out of extensive fieldwork in folk culture in the province. The intention was to collect as broad a spectrum of traditional material as possible, and Folktales of Newfoundland is notable not only for the number and quality of its narratives, but also for the format in... more...