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  • Language Diversity Endangeredby Matthias Brenzinger

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 137.00

    This book compiles unique contributions on the extent and kinds of language endangerment world-wide. Besides presenting the specific situations of language endangerment at the subcontinental level, the volume discusses major issues that bear universally on language endangerment. Aspects of the actual study of endangered languages within fieldwork... more...

  • Surgical Scene Generation for Virtual Reality-Based Training in Medicineby Matthias Harders

    Springer London 2008; US$ 112.31

    One of the most important elements needed for effective training in Virtual Reality (VR) is the generation of variable scenarios. Without this, trainees quickly become familiar with a scene and the natural variations encountered in real-life situations cannot be reproduced. Generating such models in VR-based applications is difficult, but with the... more...

  • The Political Economy of Water and Sanitationby Matthias Krause

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    According to recent estimates, around 6,000 people ? mostly children under five ? die every day from diseases caused by inappropriate water and sanitation (WS) services. Much of the academic and political debate surrounding this issue has focused on private sector participation. By shifting the attention towards the influence of governance, Krause examines... more...

  • Poesie und Philologie in der Goethe-Zeitby Matthias Buschmeier

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 145.96

    The book contains studies in the exchange relationship between literary and academic discourse, with an emphasis on the period from approx. 1750 to approx. 1830. The authors dealt with include F. A. Wolf, J. G. Herder, F. Schlegel, Achim v. Arnim, the Brothers Grimm and Goethe. The focal point is the question of how literature reacts to becoming... more...

  • Selbstbewusstsein in der Spätantikeby Matthias Perkams

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 179.66

    The three ancient commentaries on Aristotle's On the Soul ( De anima ) are interesting because the commentators, as neo-Platonists, understand the soul completely differently than Aristotle. For them, the soul is the inseperable life principle of the body, a spiritual entity. In response to this challenge, the commentator Priscian (ca. 530... more...

  • Das Paulusverständnis im Liber Graduumby Matthias Westerhoff

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 145.96

    The anonymous author of the Syriac Book of Steps, a contemporary of St. John Chrysostom, is more deliberate than his predecessor, Aphrahat, in portraying the Apostle as the authentic interpreter of Christ. The author is retrospective in his attempt to re-establish the purity of the ideal of the itinerant teacher by appealing to the example... more...

  • Der bewusste Ausdruckby Matthias Jung

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 106.65

    Humans are creatures of articulation: an essential part of our form of life is the expression of what appears to us significant in what we experience and how we behave. The aim of this volume is to proceed from this realisation to an integrative anthropology that not only takes into account the uniqueness of our form of life, but also our... more...

  • ExtraVeganZaby Laura Matthias

    New Society Publishers 2006; US$ 25.99

    Exquisite recipes that push the boundaries of vegan cuisine more...

  • Mischen und Rührenby Matthias Kraume

    Wiley 2006; US$ 215.00 US$ 186.33

    Die Herstellung einer Chemikalie ohne Misch- und Rührprozesse ist nahezu undenkbar. Durch Rühren lassen sich mischbare Flüssigkeiten homogenisieren, nicht mischbare dispergieren, Feststoffteilchen in Flüssigkeiten aufwirbeln und Feststoffe miteinander vermischen. Je nach Art der zu rührenden Stoffe werden unterschiedliche Anforderungen... more...

  • Bankenaufsicht im Europäischen Verbundby Matthias Herdegen

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 106.65

    This study by Professor Dr. Matthias Herdegen, sponsored by the Institute of Banking Law at the University of Cologne and available in English and German, is devoted to the organization of the bank supervision in the European Union in terms of European law and domestic law. The current regime of cross-border supervision and the entirety... more...