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  • The Future of NATO Expansionby Zoltan Barany

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00

    This 2003 book offers an in-depth analysis of Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia for membership in NATO. more...

  • Metaphor and Emotionby Zoltán Kövecses

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 36.00

    How human emotions are 'constructed' from individuals' embodied experiences in different cultural settings. more...

  • Metaphor in Cultureby Zoltán Kövecses

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 32.00

    This exciting book proposes a new theory of metaphor variation. more...

  • The Psychology of the Language Learnerby Zoltán Dörnyei

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    Research results over the past decades have consistently demonstrated that a key reason why many second language learners fail--while some learners do better with less effort--lies in various learner attributes such as personality traits, motivation, or language aptitude. In psychology, these attributes have traditionally been called "individual differences."... more...

  • Metaphorby Zoltan Kovecses

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 23.99

    This clear and lucid primer fills an important need by providing a comprehensive account of the many new developments in the study of metaphor over the last twenty years and their impact on our understanding of language, culture, and the mind. Beginning with Lakoff and Johnson's seminal work in Metaphors We Live By, Kovecses outlines the development... more...

  • Motivational Strategies in the Language Classroomby Zoltan Dörnyei

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 31.00

    This book gives the teacher examples of strategies they can use to motivate language learners. more...

  • Democratic Breakdown and the Decline of the Russian Militaryby Zoltan Barany

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 30.95

    Why have Russian generals acquired an important political position since the Soviet Union's collapse while at the same time the effectiveness of their forces has deteriorated? Why have there been no radical defense reforms in Russia since the end of the cold war, even though they were high on the agenda of the country's new president in 2000? Democratic... more...

  • Metaphorby Zoltan Kovecses

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 23.99

    Combining up-to-date scholarship with clear and accessible language and helpful exercises, Metaphor: A Practical Introduction is an invaluable resource for all readers interested in metaphor. This second edition includes two new chapters--on 'metaphors in discourse' and 'metaphor and emotion' --along with new exercises, responses to... more...

  • Watercolour Tips & Tricksby Zoltan Szabo

    F+W Media 2011; US$ 25.99

    This book makes watercolour painting simple, straightforward and fun: 43 mini-demonstrations teach a wide range of useful watercolour techniques. 13 step-by-step demonstrations show these techniques applied to landscapes, flowers and other subjects. Page after page of proven approaches for painting clouds, trees, rocks, grass, snow, reflections and... more...

  • Metaphors of Anger, Pride and Loveby Zoltán Kövecses

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 102.00

    This study is an attempt to uncover the structure of three emotion concepts: anger, pride and love. The results indicate that the conceptual structure associated with these emotions consists of four parts: (1) a system of metaphors, (2) a system of metonymies, (3) a system of related concepts, and (4) a category of cognitive models, with a prototypical... more...