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  • Unearthing the Nationby Grace Yen Shen

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    Questions of national identity have long dominated China?s political, social, and cultural horizons. So in the early 1900s, when diverse groups in China began to covet foreign science in the name of new technology and modernization, questions of nationhood came to the fore. In Unearthing the Nation , Grace Yen Shen uses the development of modern... more...

  • Calligraphy and Power in Contemporary Chinese Societyby Yuehping Yen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This unusual and interesting book is a fascinating account of the world of Chinese writing. It examines Chinese space and the political and social use of writing as propaganda, a publicity booster and as a ladder for social climbing. more...

  • Asian American Panethnicityby Yen Espiritu

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    With different histories, cultures, languages, and identities, most Americans of Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Korean, and Vietnamese origin are lumped together and viewed by other Americans simply as Asian Americans. Since the mid 1960s, however, these different Asian American groups have come together to promote and protect both their individual... more...

  • Filipino American Livesby Yen Espiritu

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 30.95

    Filipino Americans are now the second largest group of Asian Americans as well as the second largest immigrant group in the United States. As reflected in this collection, their lives represent the diversity of the immigrant experience and their narratives are a way to understand ethnic identity and Filipino American history. Men and women, old... more...

  • Advances in Computational Biologyby Neil Yen

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 379.00

    Proceedings of The 2009 International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology in Las Vegas, NV, July 13-16, 2009. Recent advances in Computational Biology are covered through a variety of topics. Both inward research (core areas of computational biology and computer science) and outward research (multi-disciplinary, Inter-disciplinary,... more...

  • Living through the Racketby Corina Morariu

    Hay House 2010; US$ 1.99

    She was 23 and at the height of her professional tennis career—a top-30 singles player, the #1 ranked doubles player in the world in 2000, and the winner of Grand Slam titles at both Wimbledon in 1999 with Lindsay Davenport, and the Australian Open Mixed doubles in 2001. Then, in May 2001, Corina Morariu was diagnosed with an advanced form of... more...

  • My Chemical Mountainby Corina Vacco

    Random House Children's Books 2013; US$ 8.99

       Rocked by his father's recent death and his mother's sudden compulsion to overeat, Jason lashes out by breaking into the abandoned mills and factories that plague his run-down town. Always by his side are his two best friends, Charlie, a fearless thrill junkie, and Cornpup, a geek inventor whose back is covered with cysts. The boys rage against... more...

  • Argumentation in Political Interviewsby Corina Andone

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 128.00

    In Argumentation in Political Interviews Corina Andone uses the pragma-dialectical concept of strategic maneuvering to gain a better understanding of political interviews as argumentative practices. She analyzes and evaluates the way in which politicians react in political interviews to the accusation that the position they currently hold is inconsistent... more...

  • Die Logik der Normalitätby Corina Strößner

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 119.00

    Normally, it?s warm in the summer. A simple statement ? yet what do we mean by ?normally?? This is the question addressed by the author. She distinguishes between statistical and non-statistical interpretations of normalcy, and, in the light of this differentiation, elucidates the question of the meaning of normality from a philosophical... more...

  • Die Samuraiprinzessin - Der Spiegel der Göttinby Corina Bomann

    Bastei Entertainment 2013; US$ 11.45

    Hauptbeschreibung Nachdem sie ihre Familie verloren hat, wächst die 14-jährige Tomoe bei Mönchen auf, die sie die Kampfkunst der Samurai lehren. Als Angreifer den Vorsteher gefangen nehmen, machen Tomoe und Mitbruder Hiroshi sich auf die Suche nach dem Spiegel der Sonnengöttin Amaterasu, um zu verhindern, dass der Feind seine Herrschaft über Japan... more...