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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 39.95
This unique and authoritative guide describes more than 400 important Chinese symbols, explaining their esoteric meanings and connections. Their use and development in Chinese literature and in Chinese customs and attitudes to life are traced lucidly and precisely. `An ideal reference book to help one learn and explore further, while simultaneously... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 37.00
Schmidgen draws on legal and economic writings to analyse the description of houses, landscapes, and commodities in eighteenth-century fiction. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 41.00
This book considers the role of European Christian democratic parties in the making of the European Union. more...
- OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 154.99
This book lays new foundations for the study of reference and truth. It explores truth in the light of Noam Chomsky's Minimalist Program and argues that truth is a function of the human mind. It sets out an internalist reconstruction of meaning and explores its outcomes in language and thought. more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 173.73
The volume at hand contains a special edition of the commentary by Wolfram Henckel on §§ 129-147 of the German Insolvency Act from Jaeger's extensive commentary on the Insolvency Act. It contains the entire insolvency appeal procedure and provides a basic, current and comprehensive commentary on this core part of the Insolvency Act. With the... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 234.87
This first book to focus on the important and topical effect of light on polymeric materials reflects the multidisciplinary nature of the topic, building a bridge between polymer chemistry and physics, photochemistry and photophysics, and materials science. Written by one experienced author, a consistent approach is maintained throughout, covering... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 158.00
This book provides a historical survey of the unfolding of translation and interpreting (language mediation) in the 20th century with special reference to the German-speaking area. It is based first, on extensive archive research in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland, second, on a large number of interviews with experts in the field of language mediation,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1996; US$ 158.00
This book represents an approach which is intended to give readers a general insight into what translators really do and to explain the concepts and tools of the trade, bearing in mind that translation cannot be reduced to simple principles that can easily be separated from each other and thus be handled in isolation. On the whole, the book is more... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 70.00
British policy towards European integration has been one of the most divisive issues in British politics since 1945. Based on a detailed evaluation of the newly-accessible government records, of the Conservative Party records, private papers and interviews, this timely book analyses British European policy between 1945 and de Gaulle's veto against... more...