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  • The Elements of Journalismby Bill Kovach; Tom Rosenstiel

    Crown Publishing Group 2001; US$ 15.00

    In July 1997, twenty-five of America's most influential journalists sat down to try and discover what had happened to their profession in the years between Watergate and Whitewater. What they knew was that the public no longer trusted the press as it once had. They were keenly aware of the pressures that advertisers and new technologies were putting... more...

  • The Handbook of Conversation Analysisby Jack Sidnell; Tanya Stivers

    Wiley 2012; US$ 54.95

    Presenting a comprehensive, state-of-the-art overview of theoretical and descriptive research in the field, The Handbook of Conversation Analysis brings together contributions by leading international experts to provide an invaluable information resource and reference for scholars of social interaction across the areas of conversation analysis, discourse... more...

  • Erotic Encyclopediaby Hans-Jürgen Döpp

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    What happened to the insolence of the 18th-century libertines or to the carefree excesses of the Belle Époque and its legalized brothels? They have merely been inhibited and buried by the nowadays political correctness and the aggressive one-eyed morality. This book disregards conventional thinking and presents 800 reproductions that illustrate erotic... more...

  • Advanced Reportingby Miles Maguire

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    News gathering is a large, complicated and often messy task that has traditionally been viewed by journalists as irretrievably idiosyncratic, best learned through trial and error. Advanced Reporting takes the opposite approach, focusing on reporting as a process of triangulation based on three essential activities: analyzing documents, making observations... more...

  • Losing the Newsby Alex Jones

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 10.99

    What is wrong with the news? To answer this dismaying question, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Alex S. Jones explores how the epochal changes sweeping the media have eroded the core news that has been the essential food supply of our democracy. At a time of dazzling technological innovation, Jones says that what stands to be lost is the fact-based... more...

  • The Flash Pressby Patricia Cline Cohen; Timothy J. Gilfoyle; Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz; American Antiquarian Society

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 18.00

    Obscene, libidinous, loathsome, lascivious. Those were just some of the ways critics described the nineteenth-century weeklies that covered and publicized New York City’s extensive sexual underworld. Publications like the Flash and the Whip —distinguished by a captivating brew of lowbrow humor and titillating gossip about prostitutes,... more...

  • Toni Schwabe: Die Hochzeit der Esther Franzeniusby Jenny Bauer

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 10.28

    Dieser Band bereichert die Reihe ?Literatinnen um 1900? um eine weitere interessante Facette: Toni Schwabe (1877?1951) positioniert sich mit ihrem Erstlingsroman als lesbische Autorin avant la lettre. Erschienen 1902, berührte er lange vor der Etablierung des Sujets in den 20er Jahren behutsam das Thema weiblicher Homoerotik. Thomas Mann bedachte den... more...

  • Einführung in die urartäische Spracheby Ilse Wegner-Haas; Mirjo Salvini

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 29.08

    Das Urartäische und das mit diesem verwandte Hurritische bilden eine isolierte Gruppe innerhalb der in Keilschrift überlieferten Sprachen des Alten Vorderasiens. Beide Sprachen sind im Vergleich zum Akkadischen oder zum Hethitischen wenig erforscht. Die bisherigen Hilfsmittel gerade zum Erlernen des Urartäischen sind sehr begrenzt und ? da zumeist... more...

  • Hieroglyphic Luwianby Annick Payne

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 30.95

    This book has been written for beginners studying on their own and assumes no prior knowledge of the subject. It begins with the history of the language and its discovery and decipherment up to the present day. It contains a clearly structured concise grammar which offers much original material on Luwian syntax. Twelve reading exercises introduce the... more...

  • Accent in Hittiteby Alwin Kloekhorst

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 101.78

    Although it is usually stated that nothing is known about accent in Hittite, in the last decades various bits and pieces of information about its accent system have come about. This book provides, for the first time, a systematic treatment of all these sources of information: the interplay between accent and vowels (plene vs. non-plene spelling); the... more...