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  • Tabloid Televisionby John Langer

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95

    Fires, floods, accidents, celebrity lifestyles, heroic acts of humble people, cute acts by family pets and the weather. Television's non-news about non-events takes up an increasingly large part of contemporary broadcast journalism, but is regularly dismissed by television pundits as having no place on our screens. To its critics, this 'other news'... more...

  • Nature, Ritual, and Society in Japan's Ryukyu Islandsby Arne Røkkum

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Despite their small area, the southern islands of Japan can be seen as stepping stones towards a more nuanced view of cultural osmosis between Japan and the outside world. This book presents an ethnographic portrayal of the people of the Southern Ryukyu Islands and their world. In particular it explores the mind of the islanders, their relationship... more...

  • Light Vision Colorby Arne Valberg

    Wiley 2007; US$ 90.90

    Light Vision Color takes a well-balanced, interdisciplinary approach to our most important sensory system. The book successfully combines basics in vision sciences with recent developments from different areas such as neuroscience, biophysics, sensory psychology and philosophy. Originally published in 1998 this edition has been extensively revised... more...

  • The Establishment of National Republics in Soviet Central Asiaby Dr Arne Haugen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 175.00

    This book examines the role of nation and nationality in the Soviet Union and analyzes the establishment of national republics in Soviet Central Asia. It argues that the originally nationally minded Soviet communists with their anti-nationalist attitudes came to view nation and national identity as valuable tools in state building. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Montaigneby Ullrich Langer

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 28.00

    This volume explores the range of Montaigne's philosophy and its social and intellectual contexts. more...

  • Solvencyby Arne Sandstrom

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 159.95

    Until now there were no published analyses of the recent solvency work conducted in Europe, specifically the risk categories proposed by the International Actuarial Association (IAA). Answering the insurance industry's demand in the wake of the EU Solvency II project, Solvency: Models, Assessment and Regulation provides a concrete summary and review... more...

  • Explaining Decisions in the European Unionby Arne Niemann

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 35.00

    This book seeks to explain decisions in the European Union using a revised neofunctionalist framework. more...

  • Buddhist Rituals of Death and Rebirthby Rita Langer

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    In Buddhist thought and practice, death has always been a central concept. This book provides a careful and thorough analysis of the rituals and social customs surrounding death in the Theravada tradition of Sri Lanka. Rita Langer describes the rituals of death and rebirth and investigates their ancient origins, analyzing social issues of the relationship... more...

  • The Emergence of Détente in Europeby Arne Hofmann

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the key relationship between Willy Brandt (the former Mayor of West Berlin and future West German Chancellor) and the administration of President John F. Kennedy. Arne Hofmann focuses on the administration’s influence on the development of Brandt’s ‘policy of small steps’ and the formation of his later Ostpolitik, the centrepiece... more...

  • The Myocardiumby Glenn A. Langer

    Elsevier Science 1997; US$ 120.00

    The Myocardium, Second Edition is a comprehensive presentation of cardiac function, including ultrastructure, cellular development and morphogenesis, ion channels, ion transporters, excitation-contraction coupling and calcium compartmentation, mechanics and force production, and energy metabolism. The Second Edition presents the new molecular, subcellular,... more...