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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book explores the range and dynamism of contemporary Asian cinemas, covering East Asia (China, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan), Southeast Asia (Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia), South Asia (Bollywood), and West Asia (Iran), in order to discover what is common about them and to engender a theory or concept of "Asian Cinema". It goes beyond... more...
- Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; US$ 120.00
This is the first comprehensive, fully-researched account of the historical and contemporary development of the traditional martial arts genre in the Chinese cinema known as wuxia (literal translation: martial chivalry) - a genre which audiences around the world became familiar with through the phenomenal 'crossover' hit Crouching Tiger, Hidden... more...
- Elsevier Science 1984; US$ 86.00
Optimal control theory of distributed parameter systems has been a very active field in recent years; however, very few books have been devoted to the studiy of computational algorithms for solving optimal control problems. For this rason the authors decided to write this book. Because the area is so broad, they confined themselves to optimal control... more...
- Springer New York 2006; US$ 169.00
Closely paralleling the history of psychology is the history of its critics, their theories, and their contributions. The Critique of Psychology is the first book to trace this alternate history, from a unique perspective that complements the many existing empirical, theoretical, and social histories of the field. Thomas Teo cogently synthesizes... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2000; US$ 9.00
This paper reviews the policy responses of Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand to the Asian crisis that erupted in 1997 and compares the actions of these three countries with those of Malaysia and the Philippines, which were buffeted by the crisis. Although work is still under way in all the affected countries, and thus any judgements are necessarily tentative,... more...
- SensePublishers 2014; US$ 49.99
As part of their research activities, researchers in all areas of education develop measuring instruments, design and conduct experiments and surveys, and analyze data resulting from these activities. Educational research has a strong tradition of employing state-of-the-art statistical and psychometric (psychological measurement) techniques. Commonly... more...
- Edhasa 1753; US$ 8.15
Cuando el rey Teleclo es asesinado en el año 735 a.C., durante un festival en honor de Artemisa, se inicia una oleada de guerras devastadoras entre Mesenia y Esparta que se prolongaría durante casi ochenta años. Esparta inició entonces una etapa de esplendor social y cultural que la llevó a ser una de las ciudades más respetadas y temidas de su tiempo.... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2007; US$ 29.00
King Hu's A Touch of Zen is the first book-length study of a classic martial arts film from 1971-- the first Chinese-language film to gain recognition in an international film festival (it won a major prize at the 1975 Cannes Film Festival) and which provided the generic mould for the latter "crossover" success of Ang Lee's Crouching... more...