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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00
The book examines women?s language as an ideological construct historically created by discourse. The aim is to demonstrate, by delineating a genealogy of Japanese women?s language, that, to deconstruct and denaturalize the relationships between gender and any language, and to account for why and how they are related as they are, we must consider history,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The Japanese political system is a parliamentary democracy and was the first western style government in Asia when the parliamentary system was adopted in the 1880s. It has a multiparty system, free elections, and a parliament that functions much the same way that any other democratic parliament functions, however for much of its existence the Japanese... more...
- Soho Press 2014; US$ 25.00
Instantly reminiscent of the work of Osamu Dazai and Patricia Highsmith, Fuminori Nakamura?s latest novel is a dark and twisting house of mirrors that philosophically explores the violence of aesthetics and the horrors of identity. A young writer arrives at a prison to interview a convict. The writer has been commissioned to write a full account... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
This book reviews the recent development of fabrication methods and various properties of lotus-type porous metals and their applications. The nucleation and growth mechanism of the directional pores in metals are discussed in comparison with a model experiment of carbon dioxide pores in ice. Three casting techniques are introduced to produce not only... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 209.00
The metabolism of sulfur especially by sulfurtransferases had been intensively studied in mid 1900?s. Three enzymes, cystathionine ß-synthase (CBS), cystathionine ?-lyase (CSE) and 3-mercaptopyruvate sulfurtransferase (3MST) were found to have the capacity to produce H2S in vitro. However, H2S was recognized simply as a by-product of the metabolic... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 290.00
Free radical reactions have become increasingly important and a very attractive tool in organic synthesis in the last two decades, due to their powerful, selective, specific, and mild reaction abilities. Advanced Free Radical Reactions for Organic Synthesis reviews information on all types of practical radical reactions, e.g. cyclizations, additions,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 225.00
Broken up in to three sections, this book gives a unified explanation of all the significant data on the Cold Fusion Phenomena to date. It presents a history of the Cold Fusion Phenomenon (CFP), gives the fundamental experimental results of the CFP and presents a quantum mechanical treatment of physical problems associated with cold fusion. * Overviews... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 220.00
Shrinking pixel sizes along with improvements in image sensors, optics, and electronics have elevated DSCs to levels of performance that match, and have the potential to surpass, that of silver-halide film cameras. Image Sensors and Signal Processing for Digital Still Cameras captures the current state of DSC image acquisition and signal processing... more...
- CRC Press 2000; US$ 169.95
The 'blue laser' is an exciting new device whose potential is now being recognised in commercial lighting systems. This comprehensive work introduces the subject at a level suitable for graduate students. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 140.00
In order to regain its competitiveness, Japan is restructuring and globalizing its business and economics system, as well as other aspects of society. How it is resolving this is of huge interest to its global trading partners. With contributions from well-known North American and Japanese academics, this book discusses these issues from historical,... more...