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  • German Idealism and the Concept of Punishmentby Jean-Christophe Merle

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 23.00

    Examines the views of the German Idealists on punishment, and traces their gradual move in favour of deterrence and resocialisation. more...

  • Auroraramaby Jean-Christophe Valtat

    Melville House 2010; US$ 25.95

    A seductive and shockingly inventive literary thriller that entwines suspense, history, the supernatural, adventure, steampunk, and a wicked sense of adventure into an intoxicating new genre. EPISODE ONE IN AN ASTONISHING NEW SERIES New Venice--the “pearl of the Arctic”--is a place of ice palaces and pneumatic tubes, of beautifully ornate... more...

  • 03: A Novelby Jean-Christophe Valtat

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 6.79

    "From the bus stop across the street, it was hard to tell, but suddenly I understood, seeing the passengers in the van that picked her up every morning, that she was slightly retarded." A precocious teenager in a French suburb finds himself powerfully, troublingly drawn to the girl he sees every day on the way to school. As he watches and thinks... more...

  • Worlds Apartby Jean-Christophe Agnew

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 37.00

    Focusing on Britain and America in the years 1550 to 1750, the book discusses the forms and conventions that structured both commerce and theatre. more...

  • Shakespeare's Hybrid Faithby Dr Jean-Christophe Mayer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00

    This book throws new light on the issue of the dramatist's religious orientation by dismissing sectarian and one-sided theories, tackling the problem from the angle of the variegated Elizabethan context recently uncovered by modern historians and theatre scholars. It is argued that faith was a quest rather than a quiet certainty for the playwright. more...

  • Flight Of The Storksby Jean-Christophe Grange

    Random House 2012; US$ 14.09

    A journey to the green inferno of the African jungle brings one man face to face with his macabre past. Every year the storks would set off on their astounding 12,000-mile migration from Northern Europe to the remote Central African Republic. One year, inexplicably, puzzling numbers of them fail to return. At the invitation of a Swiss ornithologist,... more...

  • The Making of Life of Piby Jean-Christophe Castelli

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 5.99

    The 3-D motion picture version of Yann Martel's Man Booker Prize-winning bestseller Life of Pi is the most ambitious film project to date from Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee ( Brokeback Mountain ; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon ). The Making of Life of Pi: A Film, A Journey is a beautifully illustrated, graphically compelling, behind-the-scenes... more...

  • Strafen aus Respekt vor der Menschenwürdeby Jean-Christophe Merle

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 154.00

    Die Berechtigung und Angemessenheit von Strafen ist ein Zentralproblem jeder Staats- und Gesellschaftsphilosophie. Die vorliegende Abhandlung befasst sich mit den Vergeltungstheorien (Retributivismus) und den Theorien der Generalprävention und erarbeitet in einer Kombination von Spezialprävention und Resozialisierung einen eigenen Standpunkt,... more...

  • Rethinking the Coordinate-Subordinate Dichotomyby Jean-Christophe Verstraete

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 196.00

    The future of English linguistics as envisaged by the editors of Topics in English Linguistics lies in empirical studies which integrate work in English linguistics into general and theoretical linguistics on the one hand, and comparative linguistics on the other. The TiEL series features volumes that present interesting new data and... more...

  • Spheres of Global Justiceby Jean-Christophe Merle

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 234.59

    This book analyzes six of the most important and controversial spheres of global justice, each concerning a specific global social good: democratic participation, migration, cultural minorities, economic justice, social justice and intergenerational justice. more...