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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 28.95
NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ?Compelling?.Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip? ?The New York Times Book Review The New York Times best-selling author of PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE, PHYSICS OF THE FUTURE and HYPERSPACE tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: ... more...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 47.00
A Clever, innovative book which makes an important contribution to social theory and social policy. An effective introduction it covers core themes and demonstrates exactly how our everyday life is defined by the rise, change and collapse of social practices. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998; US$ 15.99
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor her doctors would ever recover. Lia's parents, Foua and Nao Kao, were part of a large Hmong community in Merced,... more...
- Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 15.00
Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, a ?phenomenal, indispensable? (USA Today) exploration of the Latina ?sweet fifteen? celebration, by the bestselling author of How the García Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of Butterflies The quinceañera , a celebration of a Latina girl?s fifteenth birthday, has become a uniquely... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95
In a world of swift and sweeping cultural transformations, few have seen changes as rapid and dramatic as those experienced by the Urapmin of Papua New Guinea in the last four decades. A remote people never directly "missionized," the Urapmin began in the 1960s to send young men to study with Baptist missionaries living among neighboring communities.... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 12.10
20 Jahre »Ötzi« Eine Mumie aus dem Eis sorgt seit ihrer Entdeckung vor 20 Jahren immer wieder für Schlagzeilen: »Ötzi«, wie Wissenschaftler, Medien und Museumsbesucher den sensationell gut erhaltenen Zeugen unserer Vergangenheit liebevoll nennen. Tisenjoch, an einem Frühsommertag in der Kupferzeit: Trotz einer schweren Verwundung an der Hand ist... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
From flowers and perfumes to urban sanitation and personal hygiene, smell?a sense that is simultaneously sublime and animalistic?has played a pivotal role in western culture and thought. Greek and Roman writers and thinkers lost no opportunity to connect the smells that bombarded their senses to the social, political and cultural status of the individuals... more...