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- University of California Press 2000; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
Explorers and ethnographers in Africa during the period of colonial expansion are usually assumed to have been guided by rational aims such as the desire for scientific knowledge, fame, or financial gain. This book, the culmination of many years of research on nineteenth-century exploration in Central Africa, provides a new view of those early European... more...
- University of California Press 1991; US$ 30.95 US$ 24.76
Among the preconditions for establishing colonial authority was communication with the colonised. Verbal exchanges depended on a shared communicative praxis providing common ground on which unilateral claims could be imposed. Use of, and control over, verbal means of communication were needed to maintain regimes - military, religious-ideological, economic... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 168.00
The story of conflict in an island community offers a valuable case study for the analysis of early modern German political culture. Investigations range from interpersonal relations to dynamics of civic church and imperial government. Chronicled throughout are the interactions of two opposing principles in modern society 'secular' vs 'spiritual' and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Why did the European Union experience a stark variation in the levels of conflict between the late 1970s, when budgetary disputes dominated European politics, and the 1990s, when political actors were able to settle upon budgetary agreements without major conflicts? This book responds to this key question with a two-step argument: Its first... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 144.00
Foreign subsidiaries of multinational companies are suggested as one of the main channels of technology transfer to less developed economies. In Central East Europe their presence proved to be a decisive factor to economic restructuring and development. This volume is a unique guide to theory, method of research, and empirical evidence, for technology... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 400.00
Surface Complexation Modelling deals with various aspects associate to the modelling of solutes adsorption from of solutes from aqueous solutions to minerals. The individual contributions cover fundamental aspects and applications. Applications cover case studies and present consistent surface complexation parameter sets. The model approaches range... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 120.00
Oil field chemicals are gaining increasing importance, as the resources of crude oil are decreasing. An increasing demand of more sophisticated methods in the exploitation of the natural resources emerges for this reason. This book reviews the progress in the area of oil field chemicals and additives of the last decade from a rather chemical view.... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 39.99
Der Autor beschreibt anschaulich die Techniken, mit denen Gene mutiert, in Tiere eingebracht und diese Tiere gezüchtet werden können. Screening-Methoden zum Nachweis des Transgens werden ebenso ausführlich erklärt wie Zucht, Haltung und Sicherung transgener Tiere. Weitere Themen sind die Transgenese in anderen Spezies, ethische Aspekte, Sicherheitsfragen,... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 399.00
Despite their long tradition spices are subject to international modern scientific research. This has made it necessary to disseminate knowledge to a large audience of interest. The book addresses this need by informing the reader about the complex worldwide use of spice plants. The many spice and aromatic plants are arranged in alphabetical order... more...