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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99
Under the heartless vault of the Greenland's arctic sky the body of a girl is discovered. Half-naked and tied up, buried hundreds of miles from any signs of life, she has lain alone, hidden in the ice cap, for twenty-five years. Now an ice melt has revealed her. When Detective Chief Superintendent Konrad Simonsen is flown in to investigate this horrific... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 69.99
Der Diskurs 'familiale Altenfürsorge und Pflege' ist durch vermeintliche Gewissheiten gekennzeichnet, die angesichts des demografischen Wandels in krisenhafte Szenarien über die Grenzen der Belastbarkeit von Staat, Gesellschaft und Familie münden. Diese Veröffentlichung dekonstruiert diese Gewissheiten und weist nach, dass und wie der Diskurs Wahrheiten... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00
The focus of this work is the concept of full harmonization in European private law. Using the relevant guidelines developed to date, it examines the actual scope of this concept in current practice and makes suggestions for how European Union legislators may meaningfully make use of this method. Besides the juridical challenges facing... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 44.99
Das Anliegen dieses Bandes ist es, sexuelle und geschlechtliche Vielfalt stärker ins Bewusstsein pädagogischer Kontexte zu rücken. Die Evaluationsstudie, die dieser Herausgabe voranging, weist auf ein Interesse und eine Bereitschaft hin, das Thema ?Sexuelle Vielfalt? in der pädagogischen Praxis aufzugreifen und zu bearbeiten, macht aber zugleich gravierende... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 75.00
In this unprecedented study, Lúcia Sá approaches indigenous texts as creative works rather than source material. She offers a historical overview of the impact of these texts on mainstream Spanish-American and Brazilian literatures, detailing comparisons with native sources and making close analyses of major instances, such as Mário de Andrade?s classic... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
As the Japanese military invades 1930s Manchuria, a young girl approaches her own sexual coming of age. Drawn into a complex triangle with two boys, she distracts herself from the onslaught of adulthood by playing the game of go with strangers in a public square--and yet the force of desire, like the occupation, proves inevitable. Unbeknownst to the... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
re-creating the lives of two of the most intriguing rulers in history, Shan Sa brings us a novel filled with the sound of hooves, the whistle of arrows, blood, passion, and betrayal. The familiar figure of Alexander the Great comes to new life in this richly imagined tale, which entwines his historical legacy with a fantastic love affair set in a... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 10.49
Such is the voice of Shan Sa's unforgettable heroine in her latest literary masterpiece, Empress . Empress Wu, one of China's most controversial figures, was its first and only female emperor, who emerged in the seventh century during the great Tang Dynasty and ushered in a golden age. Throughout history, her name has been defamed and her story distorted... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99
A fascinating collection of autobiographical tales by Gertrude Simmons Bonnin, better known by her pen name of Zitkala-Sa. Read of her time on the Yankton Reservation, and her years of hardship in boarding schools set up to civilise the Native American children. more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 177.95
Photon-in-photon-out core level spectroscopy is an emerging approach to characterize the electronic structure of catalysts and enzymes, and it is either installed or planned for intense synchrotron beam lines and X-ray free electron lasers. This type of spectroscopy requires high-energy resolution spectroscopy not only for the incoming X-ray beam... more...