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  • 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalismby Ha-Joon Chang

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 14.09

    Ha-Joon Chang dispels the myths and prejudices that have come to dominate our understanding of how the world works. He succeeds in both setting the historical record straight ('the washing machine has changed the world more than the internet'; 'the US does not have the highest living standard in the world'; 'people in poor countries are more entrepreneurial... more...

  • Nanjing Requiemby Ha Jin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95

    The award-winning author of Waiting and War Trash returns to his homeland in a searing new novel that unfurls during one of the darkest moments of the twentieth century: the Rape of Nanjing.   In 1937, with the Japanese poised to invade Nanjing, Minnie Vautrin—an American missionary and the dean of Jinling Women’s College—decides to remain at... more...

  • Economics: The User's Guideby Ha-Joon Chang

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; US$ 12.68

    What is economics? What can - and can't - it explain about the world? Why does it matter? Ha-Joon Chang teaches economics at Cambridge University, and writes a column for the Guardian . The Observer called his book 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism , which was a no.1 bestseller, 'a witty and timely debunking of some... more...

  • Capital Markets and Corporate Governance in Japan, Germany and the United Statesby Helmut Dietl

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Why did financial keiretsu develop in Japan, but not in Germany and the United States? Why is bank intermediation more dominant in Germany and Japan than in the United States? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each system? Capital Markets and Corporate Governance in Japan, Germany and the United States answers these and related questions.... more...

  • Waitingby Ha Jin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.00

    "In Waiting , Ha Jin portrays the life of Lin Kong, a dedicated doctor torn by his love for two women: one who belongs to the New China of the Cultural Revolution, the other to the ancient traditions of his family's village. Ha Jin profoundly understands the conflict between the individual and society, between the timeless universality of the human... more...

  • Final Cut Pro HD For Dummiesby Helmut Kobler

    Wiley 2004; US$ 33.50

    “Save it in the edit” is a common saying among film professionals. Editing makes the difference between boring vacation movies and exciting travelogues…between the whole dull news conference and the highlights on the evening news. Whether you’re a budding Spielberg, a proud parent who wants two-year-old Junior’s every... more...

  • High Noon in the Automotive Industryby Helmut Becker

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 94.69

    This book was born from curiosity. To begin with, it was the curiosity of an economist who studied in the 60’s in an environment which has subsequently developed from national into global economics. Who has to recognize that politicians, scholars and large segments of society oblivious to supranational authorities and e- nomic globalization forces... more...

  • Oxidative Stress and Inflammatory Mechanisms in Obesity, Diabetes, and the Metabolic Syndromeby Helmut Sies

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 54.95

    Characterized by obesity, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and hypertension, metabolic syndrome is associated with the risks of type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease. Obesity, which increases the incidence of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and subsequently leads to increased stress and inflammation, appears to play a central... more...

  • Advanced Radiation Sources and Applicationsby Helmut Wiedemann

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 159.88

    A NATO Advanced Research Workshop on ”Advanced Radiation Sources and Applications” was held from August 29 to September 2, 2004. Hosted by the Yerevan Physics Institute, Yerevan, Armenia, 30 invited researchers from former Soviet Union and NATO countries gathered at Nor-Hamberd, Yerevan, on the slopes of Mount Aragats to discuss recent theoretical... more...

  • Structure Theoryby Helmut Strade

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 252.00

    The problem of classifying the finite-dimensional simple Lie algebras over fields of characteristic p > 0 is a long-standing one. Work on this question during the last 45 years has been directed by the Kostrikin–Shafarevich Conjecture of 1966, which states that over an algebraically closed field of characteristic p > 5 a finite-dimensional... more...