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  • Philodemus and Poetryby Dirk Obbink

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 159.99 US$ 137.59

    This is an edited collection by a distinguished team of scholars on the philosopher and poet Philodemus of Gadara (ca. 110-40 BC). The discovery of his library at Herculaneum, and the editing and gradual publication of the material, has reawakened interest in the philosophical and historical importance of his work. Philodemus presents us with a poetic... more...

  • Religion and American Politicsby Mark A. Noll

    Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    How do religion and politics interact in America? Why is it that at certain periods in American history, religious and political thought have followed a parallel course while at other times they have moved in entirely different directions? To what extent have minority perspectives challenged the majority position on the religious and political issues... more...

  • Proof, Evidentiary Assessment and Credibility in Asylum Proceduresby Gregor Noll

    BRILL 2005; US$ 216.00

    Up to now, academic research has not addressed issues of proof and credibility in the asylum procedure to an extent reflecting its practical importance. This edited volume attempts to fill the void. Academic experts on the theory of evidence, international criminal law, human rights law, refugee law, sociology of law and psychology have contributed... more...

  • Cognitive Linguistics: Basic Readingsby Dirk Geeraerts

    Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2006; US$ 137.00

    Cognitive Linguistics: Basic Readings is specifically designed for an introductory course in Cognitive Linguistics. It brings together twelve foundational articles by leading figures in the field, each of which introduces one of the basic concepts of Cognitive Linguistics, like conceptual metaphor, image schemas, mental spaces, construction grammar,... more...

  • God and Mammonby Mark A. Noll

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    This collection of all new essays by leading historians offers a close look at the connections between American Protestants and money in the Antebellum period. During the first decades of the new American nation, money was everywhere on the minds of church leaders and many of their followers. Economic questions figured regularly in preaching and pamphleteering,... more...

  • Crisis Management in the Tourism Industryby Dirk Glaesser

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 65.95

    The tourism industry is arguably one of the most important sources of income and foreign exchange, and is growing rapidly. However, national and international crises have huge negative economic consequences. Crisis Management in the Tourism Industry aims to illustrate the theories and actions that can be taken to better understand consumer, economic... more...

  • America's Godby Mark A. Noll

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 17.99 US$ 15.47

    Religious life in early America is often equated with fire-and-brimstone Puritanism, yet by the nineteenth century, Americans had moved away from the severe European traditions, of which Puritanism was the most influential. In its place arose a singularly American set of beliefs marked by heightened spiritual inwardness, a new confidence in individual... more...

  • Perishableby Dirk Jamison

    Chicago Review Press 2006; US$ 18.99

    Fascinatingly disturbing, this memoir chronicles seven years in the life of a distinctly unordinary American family. In 1973, Dirk Jamison's father started having a midlife crisis that never ended, and after purposefully losing his construction job, he moved his family to a ski resort and started feeding them from dumpsters in an effort to reject... more...

  • Changes in Regional Firm Founding Activitiesby Dirk Fornahl

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Of interest to industrial and regional economists as well as those working in business schools, this book presents an in-depth analysis of the reasons and determinants of firm creation. The author, based at the Max Planck Institute - one of the leading centres for evolutionary economics - using a multi-disciplinary approach analyzes the topic according... more...

  • Plasma-Material Interaction in Controlled Fusionby Dirk Naujoks

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 141.52

    Plasma-Material Interaction in Controlled Fusion deals with the specific contact between the fourth state of matter, i.e. plasma, and the first state of matter, i.e. a solid wall, in controlled fusion experiments. A comprehensive analysis of the main processes of plasma-surface interaction is given together with an assessment of the most critical... more...