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  • Vulnerable Daughters in Indiaby Mattias Larsen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    In India, girls are aborted on a massive scale merely because they are girls. Underlying this widespread problem is the puzzling fact that daughters have become vulnerable in a time of general improvement of welfare, female status and deep economic and social changes. The findings centre on a contradiction between the continued importance of the cultural... more...

  • Metamimesisby Mattias Pirholt

    Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 85.00

    Reconsiders the role played by mimesis - and by Goethe's Wilhelm Meister as a mimetic work - in the novels of Early German Romanticism. more...

  • Postwall German Cinemaby Mattias Frey

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 29.95

    Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, there has been a proliferation of German historical films. These productions have earned prestigious awards and succeeded at box offices both at home and abroad, where they count among the most popular German films of all time. Recently, however, the country's cinematic take on history has seen a significant new... more...

  • Relations of Power in Early Neo-Assyrian State Ideologyby Mattias Karlsson

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 182.00

    This volume examines the state ideology of Assyria in the Early Neo-Assyrian period (934-745 BCE) focusing on how power relations between the Mesopotamian deities, the Assyrian king, and foreign lands are described and depicted. It undertakes a close reading of delimited royal inscriptions and iconography making use of postcolonial and... more...

  • Power and Imbalances in the Global Monetary Systemby Mattias Vermeiren

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    The author examines the indirect macroeconomic roots of the global financial crisis and Eurozone debt crisis: the escalation of global trade imbalances between the US and China and regional trade imbalances in the Eurozone. He provides new insights into the sources and dynamics of power and instability in the contemporary global monetary system more...

  • Tonus Peregrinus: The History of a Psalm-tone and its use in Polyphonic Musicby Mattias Lundberg

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Mattias Lundberg investigates the historical role of a deviant psalm-tone, the tonus peregrinus, focusing on its applications in polyphonic music within all major branches of Western liturgy. Throughout the remarkably persistent tradition of applying this melody to polyphony, from the ninth century right up to the twenty-first, coeval music theory... more...

  • Extreme Cinemaby Mattias Frey

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    From Shortbus to Shame and from Oldboy to Irreversible , film festival premieres regularly make international headlines for their shockingly graphic depictions of sex and violence. Extreme Cinema draws from interviews with film festival programmers, distributors, critics, and directors to demonstrate how these seemingly transgressive films... more...

  • Indigenous Peoples' Status in the International Legal Systemby Mattias Åhrén

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 119.99

    Offering a profound insight into the international indigenous rights discourse, this book is based on the premise that one can obtain an in depth knowledge of the indigenous rights regime by simply knowing the answer to two questions: What is meant by 'peoples' and 'equality' under international law? more...

  • Multiple Constant Multiplication Optimizations for Field Programmable Gate Arraysby Martin Kumm

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 91.72

    This work covers field programmable gate array(FPGA)-specific optimizations of circuits computing the multiplication of avariable by several constants, commonly denoted as multiple constantmultiplication (MCM). These optimizations focus on low resource usage but highperformance. They comprise the use of fast carry-chains in adder-based constantmultiplications... more...

  • Methoden, Netzwerke und Steuerung der Wirtschaftsförderungby Mattias Böhle

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 15.41

    Das Lehrbuch bildet das Modul Methoden, Netzwerke, Steuerung ab und zeigt wesentliche Grundlagen für die Ausgestaltung einer Wirtschaftsförderungstätigkeit auf. Im Spannungsfeld zwischen steigenden Anforderungen von Seiten der Wirtschaft, durch zunehmenden Standortwettbewerb und nicht zuletzt Ressourcenbegrenztheit der öffentlichen Haushalte, muss... more...