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- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 159.99
This is an edited collection by a distinguished team of scholars on the philosopher and poet Philodemus of Gadara (ca. 110-40 BC). The discovery of his library at Herculaneum, and the editing and gradual publication of the material, has reawakened interest in the philosophical and historical importance of his work. Philodemus presents us with a poetic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 65.95
The tourism industry is arguably one of the most important sources of income and foreign exchange, and is growing rapidly. However, national and international crises have huge negative economic consequences. Crisis Management in the Tourism Industry aims to illustrate the theories and actions that can be taken to better understand consumer, economic... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2006; US$ 137.00
Cognitive Linguistics: Basic Readings is specifically designed for an introductory course in Cognitive Linguistics. It brings together twelve foundational articles by leading figures in the field, each of which introduces one of the basic concepts of Cognitive Linguistics, like conceptual metaphor, image schemas, mental spaces, construction grammar,... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2006; US$ 18.99
Fascinatingly disturbing, this memoir chronicles seven years in the life of a distinctly unordinary American family. In 1973, Dirk Jamison's father started having a midlife crisis that never ended, and after purposefully losing his construction job, he moved his family to a ski resort and started feeding them from dumpsters in an effort to reject... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 139.97
Plasma-Material Interaction in Controlled Fusion deals with the specific contact between the fourth state of matter, i.e. plasma, and the first state of matter, i.e. a solid wall, in controlled fusion experiments. A comprehensive analysis of the main processes of plasma-surface interaction is given together with an assessment of the most critical... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 63.70
Rigorous error estimates for amplitude equations are well known for deterministic PDEs, and there is a large body of literature over the past two decades. However, there seems to be a lack of literature for stochastic equations, although the theory is being successfully used in the applied community, such as for convective instabilities, without reliable... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Of interest to industrial and regional economists as well as those working in business schools, this book presents an in-depth analysis of the reasons and determinants of firm creation. The author, based at the Max Planck Institute - one of the leading centres for evolutionary economics - using a multi-disciplinary approach analyzes the topic according... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 214.28
Magnetoreception or magnetotaxis in bacteria was discovered only some 30 years ago. All magnetotactic bacteria, which occur in many environments and display a remarkable diversity, synthesize magnetosomes, complex intracellular organelles that contain magnetic iron crystals. Recent developments in the research on magnetotactic bacteria are presented... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 365.03
Cells and viruses maintain a genome capable of multiplication, variation and heredity. A genome consists of chromosomes, each being built up of two complementary strands of nucleic acid known as DNA. Its chemical integrity, however, is under constant assault from metabolic mutagens, such as hydroxy-radicals, endonucleases, radiation, replication errors,... more...