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  • A Century of Communication Studiesby Pat J. Gehrke; William M. Keith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This volume chronicles the development of communication studies as a discipline, providing a history of the field and identifying opportunities for future growth. Editors Pat J. Gehrke and William M. Keith have assembled an exceptional list of communication scholars who, in the thirteen chapters contained in this book, cover the breadth and depth... 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$ 28.53

    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$ 30.37

    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$ 99.87

    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...

  • Reporting from the Frontby Brian Best

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 19.99

    When the war was declared in August 1914, one of the first acts to be implemented by the politicians and military was a strict censorship on the newspapers. As the poacher turned gamekeeper, Winston Churchill said: The war is going to be fought in a fog a more...

  • Transformative Language Arts in Actionby Ruth Farmer; Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 30.99

    Changing the World with Words explores how Transformative Language Arts embraces and engages social change in various realms of our culture, including history, education, theology, economics, ecology, and social welfare. more...

  • The Best American Magazine Writing 2014by The American Society of Magazine Editors

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 16.99

    Our annual anthology of finalists and winners of the National Magazine Awards 2014 includes Jonathan Franzen?s eloquent rumination in National Geographic on the damage we continue to inflict on the environment and its long-lasting consequences; William T. Vollman?s blackly comic reflections in Harper?s magazine on being the target of an extensive... more...

  • The Future of Postcolonial Studiesby Chantal Zabus

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    The Future of Postcolonial Studies celebrates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of The Empire Writes Back by the now famous troika - Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths and Helen Tiffin. When  The Empire Writes Back first appeared in 1989, it put postcolonial cultures and their post-invasion narratives on the map. This vibrant collection... more...

  • Media Independenceby James Bennett; Niki Strange

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Media independence is central to the organization, make-up, working practices and output of media systems across the globe. Often stemming from western notions of individual and political freedoms, independence has informed the development of media across a range of platforms: from the freedom of the press as the "fourth estate" and the rise of Hollywood?s... more...