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  • Naipaul's Strangersby Dagmar Barnouw

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 18.35

    From his reporting on Islamic true believers to his descriptions of the postcolonial world, V. S. Naipaul has been a controversial figure in contemporary letters. Winner of the Nobel Prize, Naipaul has traveled throughout the world, looking at its varied cultures and seeking out others' stories, recording... more...

  • The War in the Empty Airby Dagmar Barnouw

    Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 23.95

    "This book will provoke intellectually, ideologically, and emotionally loaded responses in the U.S., Germany, and Israel. Barnouw's critique of the 'enduringly narrow post-Holocaust perspective on German guilt and the ensuing fixation on German remorse' questions taboos that the political and cultural... more...

  • Progress in Motor Controlby Dagmar Sternad

    Springer US 2008; US$ 223.52

    It has become widely acknowledged, and almost trivial to state, that the study of the control and coordination of biological movement ? motor control ? is inherently multidisciplinary. From the investigation of overt functional behavior to the int- cacies of neuronal activations, the issues are numerous and invite many different levels of analysis,... more...

  • Der mittelalterliche Tristan-Stoff in Skandinavienby Heiko Uecker

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.43

    The tale of Tristan and Isolde is one of the great European love stories. Based on material from Celtic sagas, it was given literary form in all European vernaculars in the Middle Ages. In Northern Europe, a French version was translated into Old Norwegian in 1226; this is of great significance, as the French source text by Thomas de Bretagne... more...

  • Das Recht der elterlichen Sorgeby Dagmar Zorn

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 84.19

    In light of the fundamental legal changes that are to take effect shortly, the anticipated revised edition brings this work up to date once again. It offers a coherent and condensed total presentation of the law of descent as well as parental custody.   more...

  • Brutality and Desireby Dagmar Herzog

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 32.00

    Tracing sexual violence in Europe's twentieth century from the Armenian genocide to Auschwitz and Algeria to Bosnia, this pathbreaking volume expands military history to include the realm of sexuality. Examining both stories of consensual romance and of intimate brutality, it also contributes significant new insights to the history of sexuality. more...

  • Adverb Licensing and Clause Structure in Englishby Dagmar Haumann

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 188.00

    This monograph provides an in-depth investigation of the structural integration and the licensing of adverbs in relation to clause structure, with special emphasis on the structural implementation of the relation between the position and interpretation of adverbs. The book substantiates the hypothesis that the licensing of adverbs within and across... more...

  • The Crafting of the 10,000 Thingsby Dagmar Schäfer

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 30.00

    The last decades of the Ming dynasty, though plagued by chaos and destruction, saw a significant increase of publications that examined advances in knowledge and technology. Among the numerous guides and reference books that appeared during this period was a series of texts by Song Yingxing (1587?1666?), a minor local official living in southern... more...

  • Structuring the Lexiconby Dagmar Divjak

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 168.43

    Structuring the Lexicon presents a cognitively realistic, clustered model for near-synonymy that explicitly addresses the question of how semantic knowledge is distributed along the continuum from grammar to lexicon. Usage-based in nature, it proposes an innovative approach to quantifying meaning, while re-appraising traditional semantic... more...

  • Strafbarkeit im Vorfeld und im Umfeld der Teilnahme (§§ 88a, 110, 111, 130a und 140 StGB)by Dagmar Kolbe

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 78.57

    In the first chapter of this work, the central issue and the method of presentation are explained. The second chapter describes the legislation of the German particular law (Partikularrecht). The third chapter begins with the development of the Reich Criminal Law Code and is followed by presentations of the reform attempts up to the start... more...