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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 40.00
A major new biography?an extraordinary, penetrating study of the man who has become the personification of evil. ?Ullrich reveals Hitler to have been an eminently practical politician?and frighteningly so. Timely? One of the best works on Hitler and the origins of the Third Reich to appear in recent years.? ? Kirkus Reviews ?An outstanding study?... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
Drawing on ethno-anthropological fieldwork, this book considers issues of identity and belonging in Europe from a consciously emic perspective. The book explores issues such as borders, migration, economic organization, heritage, and the politics and practice of developing cultural understanding. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00
Drawing on anthropological fieldwork, this book presents case studies illustrating the re-conceptualization of heritages and traditions in selected locations in Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe. The authors review the importance of oral traditions as markers of identity and consider competing narratives of heritage in postcolonial societies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
This book discusses the history and contemporary practice of studying cultures 'at home', by examining Europe's regional or 'small' ethnologies of the past, present and future. With the rise of nationalism and independence in Europe, ethnologies have often played a major role in the nation-building process. The contributors to this book offer case... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62
A Companion to Heritage Studies is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art survey of the interdisciplinary study of cultural heritage. Outlines the key themes of research, including cultural preservation, environmental protection, world heritage and tourism, ethics, and human rights Accessibly organized into a substantial framework-setting essay... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 98.92
From the complexity of the foreign exchange market and related decision problems, the author derives the necessity to use tools from machine learning and artificial intelligence, and to combine such methods with sophisticated financial modeling techniques. more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 290.00
This serial is firmly established as an extensive documentation of the advances in contemporary brain research. Each volume presents authoritative reviews and original articles by invited specialists. This volume concentrates on coma and consciousness science. presenting articles from leading figures in the area on the clinical and ethical implications... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.72
Diese Arbeit befasst sich mit der Akzeptanz des Wohlfahrtsstaates in der Bundes- publik Deutschland. Sie ist aus einem umfangreichen Forschungsprojekt hervor- gangen, dass ich von 2002 bis 2005 an der Universität Mannheim geleitet habe. Das hier vorliegende Buch stellt die geringfügig überarbeitete Fassung meiner Habili- tionsschrift dar, die im Juni... more...