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  • Mandeville Studiesby I. Primer

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 140.83

    For centuries readers have admired the writer who wields his pen like a sword - an Aristophanes, a Rabelais, a Montaigne, a Swift. Using ribaldry, satire and irony in varying proportions, such writers pierce the thick, comfortable hide of society and uncover, predictably, the corruption and hypocrisy that characterize the life of man in commercial... more...

  • Sauerstoffüberdruckbehandlungby I. Podlesch

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.09

    Das erste uns uberlieferte Experiment mit Oberdruck wurde von Alex­ ander dem GroBen vorgenommen, der 332 v. Chr. vor Tyros eine Kapsel ins Meer hinablieB. 1m 19. Jahrhundert wurden Oberdruckkammern in Eu­ ropa und Amerika zur Behandlung einiger Erkrankungen benutzt. Exakte Grundlagen zur Behebung hypoxischer Zustande verschiedenster Genese und Therapie... more...

  • Literature and Societyby I. Glicksberg

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 90.36

    1. Prolegomena The purpose of this book is to examine anew and from a number of different perspectives the highly complex and controversial relation between literature and society. This is not meant to be a study in sociology or political science; the analysis of literature - its structure, content, function, and effect - is our primary concern. What... more...

  • Vertebrate Memoryby I. Beritashvili

    Springer US 2012; US$ 90.36

    activity, relevant both to animals and to man. This part of our study was summarized in 1947 in the book, On the Basic Forms of Neural and Psycho­ neural Activity. Then, in the 1940's and 1950's, we carried out a multifaceted study of spatial orientation in the environment, one of the higher forms of psychic activity of vertebrates and man. In the... more...

  • The Sexual Revolution in Modern American Literatureby I. Glicksberg

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 90.36

    1. The Dialectic of the Sex-Motif in Literature Sex is a function of culture; in literature today it plays only a small though aggressively righteous part. Nature, long held in bondage, periodically breaks out in revolt, but its victory is never complete. In every society, prim­ itive as well as modem, the sexual instinct is for good or evil always... more...

  • Topics in Plasma Diagnosticsby I. Podgornyi

    Springer US 2012; US$ 90.36

    The present volume is essentially a qualitative survey of modern trends in the diagnostics of high-temperature plasmas, with particular orientation toward laboratory plasmas of interest in connection with research in controlled thermonuclear fusion. Among the broad topics considered are probe diagnostics, optical methods (including the use of lasers... more...

  • Moravia’s History Reconsidered a Reinterpretation of Medieval Sourcesby I. Boba

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 90.36

    This study represents the unexpected outcome of an enquiry into the resources for the study of the medieval history of East Central Europe. While reading sources for a planned survey of medieval Poland, Bo­ hemia, Hungary, and Croatia, it became apparent to me that many current presentations of the history of Bohemia and Moravia were not based on viable... more...

  • Selected Exercises in Galactic Astronomyby I. Atanasijevic

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 97.40

    Galactic Astronomy is, and for some time to come will certainly remain, one of the more important items in the astronomy curricula. There are at present a number of excellent text-books and monographs covering the whole subject or certain of its aspects. It seems however that there is not a single book where at least some of the more important problems... more...

  • Biochemical Responses to Environmental Stressby I. Bernstein

    Springer US 2012; US$ 90.36

    In the world outside the laboratory, life goes on in a chang­ ing rather than in a constant environment and organisms must continually accommodate to changes in temperature, light, humidity, nutrition, etc. Since studies of the enzymatic process, in vitro, indicate that, in general, biological catalysis can proceed only over limited ranges of temperature,... more...