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  • The Woman Behind the New Dealby Kirstin Downey

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 18.00

    “Kirstin Downey’s lively, substantive and—dare I say—inspiring new biography of Perkins . . . not only illuminates Perkins’ career but also deepens the known contradictions of Roosevelt’s character.” —Maureen Corrigan, NPR Fresh Air   One of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s closest friends and the first female secretary of labor, Perkins capitalized on... more...

  • Understanding Lord of the Flies: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documentsby Kirstin Olsen

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 57.00

    A seemingly simple tale of schoolboys marooned on an island, Lord of the Flies has proven to be one of the most enigmatic and provocative pieces of literature ever published. This casebook probes the many layers of meaning in the novel, examining its literary, philosophical, historical, scientific, and religious significance. Beginning with a literary... more...

  • Rekrutierung - Bindung - Zugehörigkeitby Kirstin Bromberg

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 46.65

    Weshalb treten Menschen einer Organisation bei, und unter welchen Bedingungen entwickelt ein zahlendes Mitglied partizipatorisches Interesse und freiwilliges Engagement? Diesen Fragen, auf die sowohl kleine Vereine als auch große Verbände nach Antworten suchen, geht Kirstin Bromberg in ihrer qualitativen Studie nach. Deren Befunde weisen nicht nur... more...

  • Mary Wollstonecraft, Pedagogy, and the Practice of Feminismby Kirstin Hanley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This study examines Mary Wollstonecraft—generally recognized as the founder of the early feminist movement—by shedding light on her contributions to eighteenth-century instructional literature, and feminist pedagogy in particular. While contemporary scholars have extensively theorized Wollstonecraft’s philosophical and polemic work, little attention... more...

  • Isabellaby Kirstin Downey

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 17.95

    An engrossing and revolutionary biography of Isabella of Castile, the controversial Queen of Spain who sponsored Christopher Columbus's journey to the New World, established the Spanish Inquisition, and became one of the most influential female rulers in history Born at a time when Christianity was dying out and the Ottoman Empire was aggressively... more...

  • Forschen – Patentieren – Verwertenby Kirstin Schilling

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 22.82

    Dieses Praxisbuch erklärt, wie Forschungsergebnisse von Wissenschaftlern aus Universitäten und Hochschulen patentiert und kommerziell verwertet werden können. Wichtige Aspekte des Erfinder- und Patentrechts werden anhand von Beispielen erläutert und es finden sich praktische Tipps, etwa zur Durchführung von Patentrecherchen oder zur Gründung von Spin-off-Unternehmen.... more...

  • Theater and Martial Arts in West Sumatraby Kirstin Pauka

    Ohio University Press 1998; US$ 21.99

    Randai , the popular folk theater tradition of the Minangkabau ethnic group in West Sumatra, has evolved to include influences of martial arts, storytelling, and folk songs. Theater and Martial Arts in West Sumatra describes the origin, development, and cultural background of randai and highlights two recent developments: the emergence of female... more...

  • Fishnetby Kirstin Innes

    Freight Books 2015; US$ 2.99

    Twenty year old Rona Leonard walks out of her sister Fiona's flat and disappears. Six years on, worn down by a tedious job, child care and the aching absence in her life, Fiona's mundane existence is blown apart by the revelation that, before she disappeared, Rona had been working as a prostitute. Driven to discover the truth, Fiona embarks on an obsessive... more...

  • Dangerous Animalsby Kirstin McMillan

    HarperCollins 2018; US$ 14.99

    One of Hollywood’s top animal handlers recounts the story of her harrowing coming-of-age in the magnetic grip of her father, a menagerie of wild and dangerous animals, and the connection that would transform her life. Kirstin McMillan’s childhood was a literal circus. By the time she was eight, she was working with her family under the glittering... more...

  • Ja zum Neinby Kirstin Nickelsen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 19.84

    „Immer ich, mit mir kann man es ja machen!“- vielen Menschen kommt ein „Nein“ zu Mehrarbeit oder Gefälligkeiten nur schwer über die Lippen, obwohl der eigene Schreibtisch schon randvoll ist. Grenzen zu setzen ist für sie eine große Herausforderung. Stattdessen bleibt der Ärger über Chefs und Kollegen. Privat läuft es ähnlich, doch irgendwann ist das... more...