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  • Women, Family, and Workby Karine Moe

    Wiley 2008; US$ 142.16

    Women, Family, and Work is a collection of original essays on a wide variety of topics related to the economics of gender and the family. Written by leading thinkers in the field, the essays apply traditional economic theory to unconventional topics, while also developing neoclassical economic thought to provide a better model of economic interactions.... more...

  • History of Science, History of Textby Karine Chemla

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 234.59

    two main (interacting) ways. They constitute that with which exploration into problems or questions is carried out. But they also constitute that which is exchanged between scholars or, in other terms, that which is shaped by one (or by some) for use by others. In these various dimensions, texts obviously depend on the means and technologies available... more...

  • Human Viruses in Waterby Albert Bosch

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 114.00

    This book provides overviews and updates on basic research, diagnosis, epidemiology, and public health on enteric viruses, as well as on treatment and intervention to prevent their waterborne transmission. Data are presented and interpreted by leading researchers in the field in 13 chapters. An essential resource for virologists, epidemiologists, medical... more...

  • Under the Shadow of Defeatby Dr Karine Varley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    Based on extensive archival research, this book is the first wide-ranging analysis of how memories of the Franco-Prussian War shaped French political culture and identities. Examining war remembrance as an emerging mass phenomenon in Europe, it sheds new light on the relationship between memories and the emergence of new concepts of the nation. more...

  • Labyrinth of Digressionsby Rene Bosch

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 89.60

    With their appearance during the 1760s, the five instalments of Laurence Sterne’s The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman caused something like a booksellers’ hype. Small publishers and anonymous imitators seized on Sterne’s success by bringing out great numbers of spurious new volumes, critical or ironic pamphlets, and works... more...

  • Impatient d'être soi-mêmeby Karine Hébert

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2008; US$ 22.50

    Les étudiants et la jeunesse en général font partie de ces groupes qui ont émergé à la faveur du XIXe>/sup> et surtout du XXe siècle. En s'interrogeant sur les fondements identitaires du groupe étudiant, en mettant en évidence le processus de construction identitaire menant à une prise de... more...

  • La télévision mène-t-elle le monde?by Karine Prémont

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2006; US$ 24.00

    Que veut dire « s'informer » à une époque où l'information-spectacle domine les bulletins de nouvelles ? Fait-on place à tous les points de vue ? Quel est le poids réel de la télévision en cette matière ? Cet ouvrage offre des pistes de réflexion pour répondre... more...

  • L'Académie de Lausanne entre Humanisme et Réforme (ca. 1537-1560)by Karine Crousaz

    BRILL 2011; US$ 158.00

    Based on a vast body of archival sources, this book examines the development and the operations of the Lausanne Academy, the first Protestant Academy of Higher Education created in a French-speaking territory, and an essential milestone in the history of European education. more...

  • The History of Mathematical Proof in Ancient Traditionsby Karine Chemla

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 46.00

    This volume explores the nature of mathematical proof in a range of historical settings, providing the first comprehensive history of proof. more...

  • The Ethics and Politics of Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysisby Karine Nyborg

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Putting a price tag on the environment is controversial. This book discusses ethical and political aspects of environmental cost-benefit analysis: why controversies must be expected, why they should be taken seriously, and how they can be handled in practice. Cost-benefit analysis is commonly thought of as a method for ranking projects according... more...