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- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 23.99
Alliance of Enemies tells the thrilling history of the secret World War II relationship between Nazi Germany's espionage service, the Abwehr, and the American OSS, predecessor of the CIA. The actors in this great as-yet-untold story were often at odds with their respective governments. Working in the face of competing ideologies and at great... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
The diverse contributions in this book discuss both the classical and the more recent forms of migration. Illustrating the developments in various European countries and Australia as a 'classical immigration state', they tackle these different forms of migration and investigate their divergent educational implications regarding identity, citizenship... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95
Our perception of our everyday interactions is shaped by more than what is said. From coffee with friends to interviews, meetings with colleagues and conversations with strangers, we draw on both verbal and non-verbal behaviour to judge and consider our experiences. Analyzing Multimodal Interaction is a practical guide to understanding and investigating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
Voluntary associations have been presented as a solution to political apathy and cynicism towards representative democracy. The authors collected in this volume, however, argue that these claims require more robust substantiation and seek to critically examine the crucial link between the associative sector and the health of democracy. Focusing on... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 99.00
Presents models and algorithms for complex scheduling problems. This book discusses resource-constrained project scheduling problems with applications, as well as job-shop problems with flexible machines, transportation or limited buffers. It also describes the methods for calculating lower bounds, and illustrates the algorithms using examples. more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.00
The first biopics of poets were shown in cinemas in the USA in 1909 and in Germany in 1912. Since these early beginnings, a constant and rich tradition has developed of biopics of figures from literary history. This study is the first to carry out a longitudinal and lateral study of the genre. "Poet films" as they are called not only provide differing... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 27.50
In the 1920s an international team of scientists and miners unearthed the richest evidence of human evolution the world had ever seen: Peking Man. After the communist revolution of 1949, Peking Man became a prominent figure in the movement to bring science to the people. In a new state with twin goals of crushing “superstition” and establishing... more...
- Penguin Group US 2010; US$ 25.95
From an award-winning author comes a "wise and richly humane coming-of-age novel" ( O: The Oprah Magazine ). In an American landscape devastated by a flu pandemic, orphaned thirteen-year-old Cole is rescued by an evangelical couple. Adjusting to a new life, he struggles with memories of the past. As other survivors become dedicated to their... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.00
Set in 13th-century Norway, The Axe is the first volume in Undset's epic tetralogy, The Master of Hestviken . In it, we meet Olav Audunsson and Ingunn Steinfinnsdatter, who were betrothed as children and raised as brother and sister. In the heedlessness of youth, they become lovers, unaware that their ardor will forge the first link in a chain of... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
Set in medieval Norway, the books follow Olav and Ingunn, who, though raised as brother and sister, have become lovers in a world caught between the fading sphere of pagan worship and vendettas and the expansion of Christianity. more...