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  • Male Fertility Patterns and Determinantsby Li Zhang

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 159.05

    In contrast to the female-centric study of fertility, this volume focuses on the role of males and challenges whether fertility variation can be understood without exploring the roles of both sexes. Male and female fertility differentials are presented in rates and determinants in various social contexts. more...

  • News Media and EU-China Relationsby Li Zhang

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    An exploration of the role of the news media in the development of EU-China relations after the end of the Cold War, this book provides empirical evidence to support what Nye and Anholt have argued: that branding a country's image is soft power. The author examines the nature of European Union and China coverage in Chinese and European news media... more...

  • HEME BIOLOGYby Li Zhang

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 70.98

    This invaluable book provides the first description of the diverse and fascinating functions of heme in life processes for a broad audience. It begins with an introduction to the intricate chemical properties of heme and the history of early observations of human diseases associated with heme. It then proceeds to describe the versatile roles of heme... more...

  • Strangers in the Cityby Li Zhang

    Stanford University Press 2002; US$ 28.95

    With rapid commercialization, a booming urban economy, and the relaxation of state migratory policies, over 100 million peasants, known as China's "floating population," have streamed into large cities seeking employment and a better life. This book traces the profound transformation this massive flow of rural migrants has caused as it challenges Chinese... more...

  • Power Converter Circuitsby William Shepherd; Li Zhang

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 132.95

    This text reveals all key components of rectification, inversion, cycloconversion, and conversion circuits. It authoritatively describes switching, voltage and current relationships, and converter properties, operation, control, and performance as utilized in most practical applications. Authored jointly by a veteran scholar and an accomplished researcher... more...

  • The Nature of Intellectual Stylesby Li-fang Zhang

    Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2006; US$ 99.95

    This book provides an up-to-date, panoramic picture of the field of intellectual styles through describing, analyzing, and integrating the major theoretical and research works on the topic. Readers will gain a broad understanding of the field its nature, origins, historical development, theories, research, and applications, as well as the interrelationships... more...

  • Electromagnetic Theory for Microwaves and Optoelectronicsby Keqian Zhang; Dejie Li

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 304.66

    A text on electromagnetic fields and waves. It is useful reference for researchers and engineers in the areas of microwaves and optoelectronics. It discusses the field analysis of electromagnetic waves confined in material boundaries, or so-called guided waves, and electromagnetic waves in the dispersive media and anisotropic media. more...

  • Genetics and Improvement of Barley Malt Qualityby Guoping Zhang; Chengdao Li

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 232.46

    This book presents up-to-date developments in barley production and breeding. The authors for each chapter are the experts and frontier researchers in the specific areas. The book is richly illustrated and contains useful tables. more...

  • Run-time Models for Self-managing Systems and Applicationsby Danilo Ardagna; Li Zhang

    Springer Basel 2010; US$ 85.64

    The complexity of Information Technology (IT) systems has been steadily incre- ing in the past decades. In October 2001, IBM released the “Autonomic Computing Manifesto” observing that current applications have reached the size of millions of lines of code, while physical infrastructures include thousands of heterogeneous servers requiring skilled... more...


    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 70.98

    The use of the wind as an energy source is increasing and growing worldwide. Wind energy is an important non-fossil option to supplement fossil (coal, natural gas and oil) and nuclear fuels for the generation of electricity. Many parts of the world, particularly the coastlines of Western Europe, North Africa, North and South America, India, Eastern... more...