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  • Le Marcheur de Fèsby Eric Fottorino

    Calmann-Lévy 2013; Not Available

    "Nous aurions filé vers les Pyrénées. On aurait coupé l'Espagne de haut en bas. Une manière de césarienne pour exhumer ton histoire. Nous serions remontés au début, jusqu'à Fès, ta ville natale. Serions-nous jamais arrivés ?" À l'automne 2012, j'ai voulu emmener mon père marocain dans les rues de sa jeunesse, le quartier juif de Fès, la médina, l'entrelacs... more...

  • L'Homme de terreby Eric Fottorino

    Fayard 1993; Not Available

    Notre siècle a perdu l'homme de terre. Le Sud paie de sa survie l'élimination massive des paysans. A l'Est, après soixante-dix ans de communisme, le marteau a écrasé la faucille. Et au Nord, les excès de la modernité, des machines et de la chimie préparent l'avènement d'une banquise brune, ces jachères qui cultiveront demain leur gémellité avec la... more...

  • Rochelleby Eric Fottorino

    Fayard 1991; Not Available

    Rochelle 1958. Sur le lit de Lina qui vient de mettre au monde un petit Paul, une ombre s'allonge et disparaît. Vingt ans se sont écoulés. Paul Dupaty, cycliste du dimanche et juriste herbeux, part à la recherche de cette ombre qui obscurcit parfois les photos de famille. Ce n'est pas la silhouette d'Etienne, le marchand de cannes à pêche, de leurres... more...

  • Art and Life in Modernist Pragueby Thomas Ort

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00

    In most contemporary historical writing, the picture of modern life in Habsburg Central Europe is rather gloomy. Centered on Vienna in the twilight years of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, it is the story of the failure of rationalism and the rise of a politics of fantasy culminating in protofascist movements. This book tells a different... more...

  • Zeichen und Zeitby Claus-Michael Ort

    De Gruyter 1998; US$ 140.00

    "Sign and Time" identifies crucial components of the 19th century conception of realism and reconstructs their interplay in narrative texts written between 1840 and 1910. Selective analyses of texts by Storm, Fontane etc. are undertaken with a view to highlighting what they have to tell us about the history of discourse(s). Semiologically,... more...

  • Medienwechsel und Selbstreferenzby Claus-Michael Ort

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 140.00

    Careful analysis of school dramas and poetological texts by Christian Weise (1642-1708) reveals the crisis of emblematic argumentation figures and a semantics based on similarity and circularity. At the same time, Weise's attempts to move away from self-reference to difference are confronted with a change from the theatre to the printed... more...

  • Oxygenic Photosynthesisby D.R. Ort; C.F. Yocum

    Springer 1996; US$ 330.00

    This text presents current understanding of these reactions in thylakoid membranes. Topics covered include the photosystems, the cytochrom e b6-f complex, plastocyanin, ferredoxin, FNR, light-harvesting complexes, and the coupling factor. more...

  • Anthropologie der Goethezeitby Michael Titzmann; Wolfgang Lukas; Claus-Michael Ort

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    The thirteen papers in this volume span the period from the Early Enlightenment to the end of Romanticism and reconstruct the system of literature and thought of what is known as ?The Age of Goethe? from approx. 1770 to 1830. On the basis of a comprehensive corpus of texts from German literature, the papers illuminate not only their pre-conditions... more...

  • Problem-Driven Political Economy Analysisby Verena Fritz; Brian Levy; Rachel Ort

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 19.99

    Problem-driven political economy analysis holds considerable promise to help development practitioners identify what policies and strategies are most likely to succeed in addressing difficult and persistent development challenges. This volume is the result of a systematic effort to take stock of what the World Bank has learned from efforts to mainstream... more...

  • Modelling Transportby Ortú; Juan de Dios zar; Luis G. Willumsen

    Wiley 2011; US$ 88.00

    Already the market leader in the field, Modelling Transport has become still more indispensible following a thorough and detailed update. Enhancements include two entirely new chapters on modelling for private sector projects and on activity-based modelling; a new section on dynamic assignment and micro-simulation; and sizeable updates to sections... more...