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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
?Intensely moving. [An] exceptional novel.? ? Boston Globe A poignant and magical story set in eighteenth-century England, The Elephant Keeper by Christopher Nicholson is the tale of two baby elephants and the young man who accidentally finds himself their guardian. Every reader who was enchanted by Sara Gruen?s Water for Elephants... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 16.00
Nicholson Baker, who ?writes like no one else in America? ( Newsweek ), here assembles his best short pieces from the last fifteen years. The Way the World Works , Baker?s second nonfiction collection, ranges over the map of life to examine what troubles us, what eases our pain, and what brings us joy. Baker moves from political controversy to the... more...
- D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 15.95
In the 100 days of genocide that ravaged Rwanda in 1994, one million people were killed and as many as 500,000 women and girls were raped. No one was spared. Grandmothers were raped in front of their grandchildren; young girls witnessed their families being massacred before being taken as sex slaves. Nearly all the women who survived were victims... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 63.95
The Politics of Nursing Knowledge puts into context the historical factors which have shaped and sometimes limited the development of nurse education. Anne Marie Rafferty makes a critical reappraisal of Florence Nightingale's vision of nursing and looks at how training and policy-making have evolved from the origins of hospital reform in the 1860s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 178.00
This study is a radical and controversial analysis of the life and works of Rewi Alley utilizing both Chinese materials and previously unpublished materials from western sources. Rather than a biography as such, it is a revisionist history, re-examining what we know and understand about one of the most famous, or indeed infamous, foreigners in modern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 110.00
Describes the changing life of the city and its inhabitants during the final decades of the twentieth century and examines the complex forces at play in the search for modernity. The author presents us with four case studies of how the city is marketing and selling itself (including its refurbishment for the 2008 Olympic bid) and concludes that Beijing's... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 134.99
This is a guide for the growing number of researchers in organic chemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology who would like to augment their experiments with theoretical calculations. The book teaches the use of quantum chemical computer programs while side-stepping the complex mathematics. more...
- Silhouette 2006; US$ 4.05
Lynne DeVane was returning several more empty moving boxes from her new apartment to the hallway when she heard a loud crash and thud, followed by some very creative, vivid language. Whoa. She'd been a lot of places with a lot of jaded people but she'd never heard that particular combination of words before. She dropped the boxes she was carrying... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00
Research that has considered the problems faced by internationalising retailers has tended to focus upon such dimensions as non-conducive environmental conditions and inferior internal capability, rather than the conflicts that may arise from the partnerships that are formed in order to facilitate the internationalisation of retailer operations. This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 65.95
The intensity of feeling that multiculturalism invariably ignites is considered in this timely analysis of how the ?New Britain? of the twenty-first century is variously re-imagined as multicultural. Introducing the concept of ?multicultural intimacies?, Anne-Marie Fortier offers a new form of critical engagement with the cultural politics of multiculturalism,... more...