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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 119.00
Scientific communication depends primarily on publishing in journals. The most important indicator to determine the influence of a journal is the Impact Factor. Since this factor only measures the average number of citations per article in a certain time window, it can be argued that it does not reflect the actual value of a periodical.... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 33.57
The growth and spread of Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity is one of the more salient features of Ethiopia's recent religious history. However, this process has hardly been addressed by academic studies in the past. Based on original field work and archival research, Jörg Haustein presents the first detailed history of Ethiopian Pentecostalism,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ?At villa Donnafugata, long ago is never very far away,? writes bestselling author Marlena de Blasi of the magnificent if somewhat ruined castle in the mountains of Sicily that she finds, accidentally, one summer while traveling with her husband, Fernando. There de Blasi is befriended by Tosca, the patroness of the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 25.00
Marlena de Blasi, the acclaimed author of such delectable memoirs as A Thousand Days in Venice and That Summer in Sicily , now brings her luminous prose to the world of fiction with this remarkable debut novel. Set against the backdrop of Europe as it moves inexorably toward World War II, Amandine follows a young orphan?s journey in search of her... more...
- Algonquin Books 2004; US$ 14.95
Contents PROLOGUE 1 Summer 1 The Gorgeous Things They're Cooking Are Zucchini Blossoms 7 2 Figs and Apples Threaded on Strings 30 3 The Valley Is Safe, and We Will Bake Bread 64 4 Are You Making a Mattress Stuffed with Rosemary? 81 5 Sit the Chicken in a Roasting Pan on a Pretty Bed of Turnips and Onions, Leeks and Carrots 90 Fall... more...
- Algonquin Books 2008; US$ 14.95
?[De Blasi?s] poetic writing style, her meditative internal monologues, her celebration of traditional foods and her inclusion of a number of recipes from the region, make this a feast for armchair travelers, food enthusiasts, romantics and anyone who enjoys a good story with a happy ending.? ? Rocky Mount (NC) Telegram ]]> more...
- Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 18.17
Seeking some peace and quiet from renovations at via Del Duomo, Marlena de Blasi escapes to the mountains of Tuscany where she meets the extraordinary Antonia, imperious matriach of four generations of strong-willed Tuscan women. The next volume of memoir from the author of the international bestseller A Thousand Days in Venice . more...
- Allen & Unwin 2012; US$ 19.99
The next volume of memoir from the author of the international bestseller A Thousand Days in Venice introduces the extraordinary Antonia, imperious matriach of four generations of strong-willed Tuscan women The renovations to 34 via del Duomo now complete, Marlena de Blasi, the bestselling international author and "the woman with the fairy-tale... more...
- Algonquin Books 2013; US$ 14.95
Signora, the Telephone Is for You The small room is filled with German tourists, a few English, and a table or two of locals. It's November 6, 1993, and I arrived in Venice that morning, two friends in tow. We speak quietly together, sipping Amarone. Time passes and the room empties, but I notice that one table, the one farthest away from us, remains... more...